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Kerala leaders leave for Delhi for Rahul's takeover as Congress chief

Kerala leaders leave for Delhi for Rahul's takeover as Congress chief As her remarks triggered political speculation, the Congress party stepped in quickly to clarify that she has retired as party President and not from politics. Mr. Gandhi now busy in led the party's campaign for Assembly elections in Gujarat. Sonia Gandhi was the Congress President for 19 years. Hassan's appointment as Congress Kerala unit chief is a stop-gap arrangement after V.M. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan cleared, Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court

Imran Khan cleared, Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court When Imran was apparently struggling to satisfy the apex court, Jemima said she had succeeded in tracking down documents to provide money trail for the purchase of the Bani Gala estate. "Tareen was disqualified technical ground", he said. Taking to Twitter, Tareen said on Friday that all allegations of misuse of authority, loan write off, insider trading and wrongly declared agricultural income ... [Full Article...]

93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home

93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home Karen Twinem, a spokesperson for National Church Residences, told WKMG Ms Fitzgerald had said she would not pay rent because she thought she would die soon. It's unclear if the woman Fitzgerald refers to is Twinem. The authorities contacted the woman's family on several occasions to try to obtain aid including in the efforts to several agencies for people in need but Fitzgerald rejected all... [Full Article...]

North Korea must earn its way back to the table: Rex Tillerson

North Korea must earn its way back to the table: Rex Tillerson Instead, he called the council meeting "a desperate measure plotted by the USA being terrified by the incredible might of our republic that has successfully achieved the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force". "We simply can not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea", he said, stressing for everyone present that "there are multiple military options that have been developed to dea... [Full Article...]

1 killed as natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued

1 killed as natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued Geological Survey said. The one-minute quake could be strongly felt in the country's capital Jakarta more than 200 kilometers northwest of the epicenter. Vehicles are stuck in traffic as people try to reach higher ground amid fears of a tsunami, following an natural disaster in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia , Saturday, Dec. [Full Article...]

Turkey to put efforts for cancellation of Trump's Jerusalem decision

Turkey to put efforts for cancellation of Trump's Jerusalem decision Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said steps were underway to have the United Nations, either at the Security Council or General Assembly, vote to annul the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israel sees the entire city as its undivided capital, while the Palestinians want the eastern sector, which the worldwide community regards as annexed by Israel, as the c... [Full Article...]

Snow may hit Jersey Shore Friday

Snow may hit Jersey Shore Friday Sunny skies, a high near 50 degrees and gusty, westerly winds becoming southwest by the afternoon are on tap for Friday in capital city and northeast Kansas, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka. Light snow is expected to develop between 2 and 4 p.m. and will continue through the evening. Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 58 and an overnight low of 30. [Full Article...]

PM arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC Summit

PM arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC Summit The Prime Minister and his delegation, upon arrival at the Istanbul International Airport, were received by senior officials of Turkish government, Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Syrus Sajjad Qazi while other senior Embassy officials were also present. [Full Article...]

World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects

World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects The upstream component of the petroleum industry finds and produces crude oil and natural gas. The WBG's Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP), that was put together based on the Paris Agreement, will also be met, they added. The bank stopped financing coal-fired power projects in 2013. That's compared to $18.7 billion for alternative clean energy in the same timespan, just 15 percent of total inves... [Full Article...]

Bad loans, UPA's biggest scam: Modi

Bad loans, UPA's biggest scam: Modi He said the Prime Minister should apologise to the nation for "falsehoods and canards". On Sunday, during an election rally in Gujarat Modi alleged the Congress and Pakistan were hatching a conspiracy to ensure the BJP loses the Gujarat assembly elections. [Full Article...]

US Vice President Pence delays Israel trip due to Congress vote

His trip will be shorter after Palestinian officials and leading Muslim and Christian clerics in Egypt said they would refuse to meet with him during the trip. Republican Senator John McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, was in hospital on Wednesday. Abbas had originally planned to host Pence, a devout Christian, in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem. [Full Article...]

Colder weather expected through the work week, snow overnight

Colder weather expected through the work week, snow overnight Drivers should be prepared for reduced visibility, snow-covered roads and blowing snow across roadways. The majority of early snow shower activity has fizzled while crossing the mountains. Highs in the upper 20s to low 30s.Wind: W 10 15 with gusts to 20 miles per hour. Our high temperatures on Tuesday will be in the lower to mid 30s. Sunday night , the low will be around 31 with mostly clou... [Full Article...]

Every single passenger survives plane crash into field

Every single passenger survives plane crash into field RCMP members found the plane less than one kilometre from the airstrip. Several people were injured though no fatalities were reported, according to an RCMP news release issued shortly after 8 p.m. "His whole face is hurt because of the impact", he said of his mother. When she received the call about the crash, McDonald said she first thought about the people on the plane and their families. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump Judicial Pick Withdraws Nomination

White House: Trump Judicial Pick Withdraws Nomination Senate will vote to confirm the two nominees. But Mr. Talley already had a confirmation hearing and was approved by the Judiciary Committee on a party-line 11-9 vote. He called transgender children part of 'Satan's plan.' There is absolutely no way any member of the LGBTQ community could expect fair judgement in any court with Mateer on the bench. [Full Article...]

12 special courts to try cases against politicians: Govt to Supreme Court

12 special courts to try cases against politicians: Govt to Supreme Court During a hearing, the EC told the court that a law was needed to curb the growing menace of criminalisation of politics. It has sought more time to collate that information. The government has further submitted that it was also in the process of collecting data as to how many criminal cases against MPs and MLAs were disposed of within a period of one year of framing charges as per the direction of... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat in Senate

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat in Senate Smith, who served as Dayton's chief of staff during Dayton's first term, name-dropped the liberal lions who'd held the seat now occupied by Franken, and said she intends to live up to their legacies. Reuters has not independently verified the accusations against Franken. "And I believe the way to do that is to be the best senator I can be", Smith said. [Full Article...]

The best meteor shower of the year happens tonight

The best meteor shower of the year happens tonight The meteor shower was named after the constellation Gemini because numerous meteors appear to come from that constellation. The boffins at NASA say the Geminid meteor shower is the result of cosmic debris from asteroid 3200 Phaethon smashing into Earth every December. [Full Article...]

Two journalists arrested in Myanmar

Two journalists arrested in Myanmar The United Nations and the global community have been accusing Myanmar of human rights violations allegedly committed by the country's security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine, causing more than 620,000 of them to flee to neighboring Bangladesh in recent months. [Full Article...]

This should be the New York Yankees' starting 9 players

This should be the New York Yankees' starting 9 players The New York Yankees have acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins . He said he told Stanton, "We can build with you or without you", and promised to present him with the best offers the Marlins had for him, even from teams he did not prefer. [Full Article...]

Shots fired on Penn State's Beaver campus

Shots fired on Penn State's Beaver campus Authorities are now considering this incident a murder-suicide involving a campus employee. Penn State Beaver issued an alert at 4 p.m. saying there is "no threat at this time". They also reported that the situations has since been contained. Penn State Beaver is about 160 mils west of the University Park campus and 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. [Full Article...]


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