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Natural disaster detected near North Korea nuclear site

Natural disaster detected near North Korea nuclear site North Korea claimed it carried out successful a missile test last week, two months after its most recent launch attempt. South Korea's military believes that the latest missile, which flew 950 kilometers before splashing down in waters near Japan, is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometers, which would put Washington within reach. [Full Article...]

RBS to close 259 branches and shed jobs

RBS to close 259 branches and shed jobs However, Unite union said RBS had "betrayed" local communities. "It shows the depth of RBS's lack of understanding of island circumstances that their email announcing the branch closure stated there are still "a number of free to use cash machines in your area", before listing cash machines some 27 miles away in South Uist, which people in Barra would have to take a ferry to use". [Full Article...]

Brexit Border Deal Could Threaten The UK Government

Brexit Border Deal Could Threaten The UK Government The report also criticized proposals for technological infrastructure to smoothen any border-checks as "untested" and 'vague.' The Chairman of the committee, prominent Labour Remain MP Hilary Benn shared its sentiments with the BBC on December 1. [Full Article...]

PM Modi bought power from private firms at higher rates: Rahul

PM Modi bought power from private firms at higher rates: Rahul Gandhi's question comes in the wake of the party's strategy to pose one question to Modi everyday till the polls kick off in Gujarat . Rahul Gandhi tweeted on Wednesday that why did the misgovernnance of around 22 years created such a situation. [Full Article...]

Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people

Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people If an animal has more of these neurons, it would follow that they would be able to engage in more of these activities, so the study-for the first time ever-counted the number of these neurons in the brains of several animals. But researchers still can't be sure whether dogs are using that capability to its full potential. Who's smarter, your dog or your cat? But look ― why turn this into a fig... [Full Article...]

Wake Robin resident held on federal poison charge; Facility limits public comments

Wake Robin resident held on federal poison charge; Facility limits public comments Miller indicated her goal was to injure herself, but she wanted to test the effectiveness of the ricin on others". Betty Miller told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents she wanted to "injure herself" and that she was testing the potency of her homemade poison on other residents at the Wake Robin senior living facility, according to a criminal complaint. [Full Article...]

Germany's SPD: No decision on entering coalition talks

Germany's SPD: No decision on entering coalition talks Both the SPD and CDU/CSU weakened in September's poll, and many in the SPD have blamed their poor showing on the party's membership in the previous coalition. "It's now up to the SPD to provide clarity", said CDU manager Klaus Schueler. The SPD executive will debate all options, a minority government or a grand coalition again with the Union. [Full Article...]

Israel reportedly launches airstrikes near Damascus

Israel reportedly launches airstrikes near Damascus Israeli aircraft on Friday fired several missiles at Iranian military base outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, Sky News Arabia and other news media reported. Israel has reportedly carried out airstrikes outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, according to local sources. It says that Israeli fighter jet was flying at a low altitude over Lebanon's Baalbek region near Syrian border when ... [Full Article...]

Former Yemeni President Saleh Offers Talks To Saudi-Led Coalition

Former Yemeni President Saleh Offers Talks To Saudi-Led Coalition Saleh has however rejected the mediation and Doha therefore failed in seizing control of the situation in Yemen and reaching any form of calm or agreement. Saleh may be a noticeable player in the Yemeni conflict, but one should not overestimate the role he plays, Sergey Balmasov, senior analyst at the Centre for Crisis Society Studies, told RT. [Full Article...]

Trump on Flynn Guilty Plea: 'No Collusion'

Trump on Flynn Guilty Plea: 'No Collusion' For months, officials have refused to explain why Strzok was reassigned, but people familiar with the matter said it was ultimately Mueller's decision. Comey testified before a Senate panel in June that after Flynn's firing, Trump asked Comey to drop an investigation into the former national security director. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Skepticism of Deal With Democrats to Keep Government Open

Trump Tweets Skepticism of Deal With Democrats to Keep Government Open Moderate Senate Democrats - many of them on the ballot in 2018 - came together with a unified message Tuesday morning, just before President Donald Trump arrived at the Capitol to meet with the Republican Conference. "They're going all over Asia but they're stopping because they now want to take advantage of what's happening and what we're about to pass hopefully", he said . [Full Article...]

Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman

Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman He admitted to charges of rape resulting in death and abandoning her body, but denied he had meant to murder her. District Judge Toshihiro Shibata, in finding Shinzato guilty of murder, said yesterday: "The immeasurable viciousness of the accused led to the senseless killing of a young woman, who only just came of age". [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM departs for SCO summit in Russian Federation

Pakistan PM departs for SCO summit in Russian Federation Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leaves for Russian Federation today to represent Pakistan at a two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit beginning in Sochi today. The retreat will be followed by a plenary session of the Council of Heads of Government where the prime minister will deliver a statement. The summit beginning on Thursday is likely to discuss issues relating to the ... [Full Article...]

Most Crimes Against Dalits Are Against SC Women

Most Crimes Against Dalits Are Against SC Women Further, the NCRB report has given ninth rank to AP based on the crime rate calculated as per population. Out of all the categories of " violent crimes " - murder, kidnapping and abduction, rioting, robbery and dacoity - there has been an increase only in cases kidnapping and abduction. [Full Article...]

Mild Start to December, but Much Colder Weather Arrives Next Week

Mild Start to December, but Much Colder Weather Arrives Next Week Temperatures will be cooler today behind a cold front with highs in the 40's and 50's. Skies then clear out for Sunday afternoon with a warmer than average afternoon to close out the weekend. It's been another chilly morning with temperatures now in the 40s with plenty of sunshine and breezy south winds. The National Weather Service said rain on Monday could include a thunderstorm, then fi... [Full Article...]

Mueller's team reaches $11 million bail deal with Manafort

Mueller's team reaches $11 million bail deal with Manafort Defense lawyers representing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have successfully negotiated for new bail terms with special counsel Robert Mueller. Under the proposal, Manafort would be permitted to travel in Virginia, New York, Florida and Washington, D.C., with other domestic travel requiring permission from the court. [Full Article...]

Ernst: greater lobbying needed on renewable fuel levels

Ernst: greater lobbying needed on renewable fuel levels The amount of advanced biofuels will be 4.29 billion gallons, with biomass-based diesel the same as set in July at 2.1 billion gallons and cellulosic biofuel at 288 million gallons - 50 million gallons higher than the July proposal . "We'll continue to work with the administration to right this wrong for future volumes". "It appears that EPA did exactly what Sen". American Soybean Associatio... [Full Article...]

Nine killed, 37 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar's Agriculture Directorate hostel

Nine killed, 37 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar's Agriculture Directorate hostel The hostel of the directorate was officially closed on Friday as the country observes Eid Miladun Nabi. Two soldiers also sustained injuries who were moved to Combined Military Hospital for treatment. Mehsud said six students, a security guard and two civilians were killed in the attack. An eyewitness said, "We were sleeping when we heard gunshots". [Full Article...]

Rohr: Nigeria-Argentina clash could determine our fate

Rohr: Nigeria-Argentina clash could determine our fate After losing 0-1 to Germany in extra time at the last World Cup final, Argentina and their talisman Lionel Messi will be desperate to lift the trophy. "You know that Argentina is a very good team but know that it will be more hard now than in the friendly". They also have [Mario] Madzukic as a No. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation rejects Washington call to cut ties with N Korea

Russian Federation rejects Washington call to cut ties with N Korea Chinese state media published a blunt editorial blaming the USA and North Korea for rising hostilities in Asia after the rogue nuclear nation tested its most powerful ever ballistic missile on Tuesday. Speaking during a visit to the Belarussian capital Minsk, Lavrov asked whether America was actively seeking to destroy North Korea. "Let them say it directly. [Full Article...]


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