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Croatia beat second-string Northern Ireland 3-0

Croatia beat second-string Northern Ireland 3-0 Northern Ireland were lucky not to go two down minutes later when Mandzukic headed wide from a great delivery by Kramaric . Although there is no current vacancy north of the border, a disappointing start to the Scots' World Cup qualifying campaign has ramped up the pressure on Strachan and led to pundits considering who should assume the reins were the current manager to move on. [Full Article...]

Israel court rejects plea to delay West Bank outpost removal

Israel court rejects plea to delay West Bank outpost removal While most of Israel's settlements in occupied east Jerusalem and the West Bank - all of which are illegal under global law - are constructed under the auspices of the Israeli government, outposts are built without authorisation and technically illegal under Israeli law. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma City airport closed after shooting

Oklahoma City airport closed after shooting According to EMSA, one male victim was transported from the scene in "emergency condition" to OU Medical Center. Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) said it had cancelled all its inbound and outbound flights at the airport until 6 p.m. Carney said that police believe the shooting was an isolated incident, but that precautionary measures were still appropriate. After a sweep of the airport is completed, tho... [Full Article...]

Obama visits Athens amid draconian security measures

At least 5,000 police are to be deployed, including teams with sniffer dogs, while major avenues and roads in central Athens will be closed to vehicles and at times to pedestrians. A bailout plan for Greece agreed a year ago among worldwide creditors including the European Union and the IMF, did not provide for a write-off of any of Athens's €248 billion ($266 billion) debt. [Full Article...]

Germany's Steinmeier in Turkey to promote human rights, press freedom

Turkey issued a warning for citizens looking to travel to the USA following large-scale protests and a surge in racist attacks in the aftermath of the United States election. " I am for a better relationship ", he added. In mid-March, the European Union agreed to intensify the talks in exchange for Turkish agreement to help reduce the flow of migrants to Europe. [Full Article...]

Germany's Steinmeier in Turkey to discuss strained ties

Germany's Steinmeier in Turkey to discuss strained ties Chancellor Angela Merkel said her center-right Union bloc would back Steinmeier's nomination for the post, calling it an important signal "particularly in times of worldwide turmoil and instability". One candidate to take over at the Foreign Ministry being discussed in Social Democratic circles is Martin Schulz , the current president of the European Parliament whose term ends in January. [Full Article...]

Kejriwal accuses PM Modi of taking bribe during his CM tenure

Kejriwal accuses PM Modi of taking bribe during his CM tenure He is among a cohort of opposition leaders who want to meet President Pranab Mukherjee tomorrow to complain about the ban announced a week ago on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. "His only aim is to derail the PM's momentum against black money" said BJP leader Vijender Gupta. "We would urge the government to roll back this scheme". [Full Article...]

George W. Bush spent Election Day adopting a puppy

George W. Bush spent Election Day adopting a puppy Bush spokesman Freddy Ford tells the Dallas Morning News that the puppy is an Australian Shepherd mix. "I'm pretty much out of the political world". "Trade shows a confidence in our workers and in our business people, because trade really means we are willing to compete". "But anger shouldn't drive policy", Bush said during an event at his presidential library Tuesday in Dallas, Texas, according... [Full Article...]

Devin Toner hopes Chicago win gives Ireland mental edge over New Zealand

Devin Toner hopes Chicago win gives Ireland mental edge over New Zealand We probably got them at an opportune time in Chicago. "I read that they didn't really look back too much at the defeat to us before playing Italy this weekend", he told reporters. Toner and Donnacha Ryan, who performed so well in Chicago, are expected to get the nod when Schmidt names his side later in the week, but the towering Leinster lock is taking nothing for granted. [Full Article...]

Tokyo and Seoul agree to share military intel

Kyodo news agency cited Japanese government sources as saying Monday that the two governments - which resumed the talks November 1 - aim to sign the agreement "as soon as this month" once domestic procedures are finalized. Earlier Monday, the South and Japan initialed the deal after talks in Tokyo. Woo Sang-ho, floor leader of the main opposition Democratic Party, said that public anger demons... [Full Article...]

Parl Winter Session will reveal those backing black money hoarders: Centre

Parl Winter Session will reveal those backing black money hoarders: Centre Sparks are likely to fly in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. "We feel that there's no scope for procrastination, but they feel it could deferred by a week", party spokesperson Derek O'Brien said. "There was consensus against black money in the meeting but everyone was against the way demonetisation was implemented". "In such a case, it is not led by A, B or C. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump has shown how we can 'build a new world'

Donald Trump has shown how we can 'build a new world' Europe's loose-knit band of populist right-wing leaders has also taken heart from Mr Trump's remarkable decision to choose Nigel Farage - who led the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) in its pro-Brexit campaign - as the first British politician he has met following his win. [Full Article...]

Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata celebrate a Manchester United goal

Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata celebrate a Manchester United goal The website speculates that the 19-year-old would be the youngest member of Zinedine Zidane's squad were he to join next summer. De Gea has now won three successive player of the season awards at Manchester United and it is hard to think of a player that even came close to the Spanish goalkeeper during this period. [Full Article...]

On last foreign tour, Obama must find a way to explain Trump

On last foreign tour, Obama must find a way to explain Trump Moments after Moore's uninvited visit to Trump Tower , Nigel Farage, head of the "Leave" movement that won Britain's vote to exit the European Union, also arrived. Support for Trump, even in categories depicted as staunch supporters of Hillary and hostile to Trump, were anything but insignificant. One of my nieces found out about my political preference and leaked the story that Uncle Jean-Jean i... [Full Article...]

Russian fighter jet crashes into Mediterranean

A pilot ejected safely Monday November 14th before a Russian MiG-29, similar to the one pictured, crashed into the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Syria . "Operated by the 100th Independent Shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment, a total of four MiG-29KR/KUBRs were understood to be on board the carrier". [Full Article...]

One shot as Trump protests enter third night

One shot as Trump protests enter third night One person was shot in Portland, Oregon, during a confrontation. The victim's injuries were not life-threatening, and he was treated at a hospital. Earlier in the night, protesters blocked traffic and threw objects at Portland police dressed in riot gear who responded with pepper spray and flash-bang devices. [Full Article...]

Day 4 of deliberations in Justin Ross Harris trial begin

Day 4 of deliberations in Justin Ross Harris trial begin The trial spanned for several weeks, until the jury reached its verdict. Harris left his 22-month-old son, Cooper , in his SUV on June 18, 2014, in Cobb County, Georgia. "Today is not a victory, nor is it a day we celebrate", Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds said in a statement. If Harris receives the maximum sentence, he would get life without parole, plus 42 years, according to ... [Full Article...]

South Korea prosecutors likely to question president

South Korea prosecutors likely to question president In a press briefing Sunday, Park's spokesman said the President had "heard the voices of the people yesterday with gravity and deeply realizes the seriousness of the current situation". Park has already apologized twice for the influence peddling scandal that has paralyzed her government, but to no avail. The US still has tens of thousands - perhaps 38,000 - US troops occupying Korea [over] 60 y... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump wants Reagan-era closeness with Theresa May: UK government

However, the prime minister appears determined not to hand Farage any opportunity for a role in official relations between the United Kingdom and USA, which could boost the outgoing leader's relevance and profile. Downing Street also ruled out a policy change on Syria, despite Mr Trump's support for an alliance with Syrian and Russian governments. Eduardo Munoz / Reuters Nigel Farage looked pret... [Full Article...]

Two hurt as Porter flight evades drone

Two hurt as Porter flight evades drone There was no contact between the aircraft and object", Cicero said."The pilots' initial assessment was that it looked like a balloon. "The pilots noticed an object in the distance (and) as they approached the object, they realized it was very close to their flight path", Porter Airlines said in a statement. [Full Article...]


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