• Lobbying up for India's UNGA vote on Jerusalem
Lobbying up for India's UNGA vote on Jerusalem

The nine countries that voted against the text were Guatemala, Honduras, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Togo, as well as the United States and Israel. Yemen's U.N. Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, whose country chairs the Arab Group at the United Nations, introduced the resolution and urged all "peace-loving countries" to vote in f...

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  • USA sanctions Myanmar general over Rohingya crisis
USA sanctions Myanmar general over Rohingya crisis

The case is under the Burma State Secrets Act, so, for now, they are Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe-Oo have been in detention for nine days with no details on where they are being held. They have not had access to visitors or lawyers. The sanctions are the first imposed under a USA law called the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act ...

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  • Elderly couple tell Nebraska deputies 60 pounds of pot for Christmas gifts
Elderly couple tell Nebraska deputies 60 pounds of pot for Christmas gifts

The elderly couple told police the pot was meant to be given as Christmas presents . A distinct smell of raw marijuana was coming from the vehicle and after a K9 unit was brought in, boxes of pot were found inside the pickup topper. "They said the marijuana was for Christmas presents", Lt Vrbka said. Lt. Vrbka said the two elderly people indicat...

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  • Woman dies after being stabbed to death in Aldi supermarket in Yorkshire
Woman dies after being stabbed to death in Aldi supermarket in Yorkshire

Skipton Mayor Andy Rankine said the whole town was in shock over the death. We are in shock about the sad events of yesterday where a store worker was murdered whilst going about her duties. The suspect, who is aged in his 40s, was detained by staff before being arrested by the police and is now in custody for questioning. The man was initially a...

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  • Slender Man stabbing victim slept with scissors under her pillow, mother says
Slender Man stabbing victim slept with scissors under her pillow, mother says

The 16-year-old has been given 25 years in a mental hospital. Stacie Leutner revealed her family did not object to the plea deals that Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier reached for their parts in the stabbing. Even if that happens, however, her case will be overseen by the state until her 25-year sentence ends, he said. But the judge sided wit...

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  • Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling
Johnson to Russia - We can't ignore your election meddling

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blamed the United Kingdom for the "low point" in British-Russian relations during a strained press conference in Moscow on Friday with his opposite number Boris Johnson . The bilateral political dialogue between the states has been completely discontinued. He singled out its 2014 annexation of Crimea from...

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  • Congress votes to prevent a government shutdown
Congress votes to prevent a government shutdown

Republicans were able to pass the bill without much Democratic support in the House, but they will need at least eight Democratic votes in the Senate. Immigration is among the most hard issues confronting lawmakers in January, thrust upon them in September after Trump rescinded a Barack Obama order giving these so-called Dreamers protection agains...

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  • Cops Who Handcuffed Innocent 11-Year-Old At Gunpoint Didn't Violate Rules
Cops Who Handcuffed Innocent 11-Year-Old At Gunpoint Didn't Violate Rules

They came upon the girl during a search for a 40-year-old woman who was a suspect in a stabbing. Police said the suspect is described as a black man, approximately 6' tall with a skinny build. Named after Honestie Hodges, it requires Grand Rapids Police Department officers to get to know the kids on their beats. 'The 11-year-old was handcuffed ...

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  • United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit
United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit

He added the new passports would be "one of the most secure travel documents in the world" and feature a raft of updated security measures to protect against fraud and forgery. Travellers are still waiting for clarity about what additional bureaucracy will be required from British citizens. The only exception is Croatia which has held onto its trad...

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  • La UE lanza un proceso de censura sin precedentes contra Polonia
La UE lanza un proceso de censura sin precedentes contra Polonia

Ley y Justicia, el primer partido que ha conseguido mayoría absoluta en la historia moderna de Polonia , sostiene que cuenta con un mandato democrático para reformar el sistema judicial y recuerda que éste nunca ha sido verdaderamente "purgado" tras la caída del comunismo, a pesar de ser corrupto e ineficiente.

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  • Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020
Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020

The bulk, 37 percent, believe they will pay more in taxes than they did before. NBC's poll shows the middle class rejecting the GOP's messaging at present. Thirty-eight percent surveyed said they would vote for the Democratic candidate, and 14% said they would probably vote for the Democratic candidate. They split the total in half at 18 perc...

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  • Japan Approves Record Draft Defence Budget Amid North?Korea Threat
Japan Approves Record Draft Defence Budget Amid North?Korea Threat

The extra defense funding will cover the cost of preparations for introducing the USA military's Aegis Ashore land-based missile interceptor system. Set to be installed in Akita province in the north-east and in the west, in Yamaguchi, they are to add to the two tiers of missile defences, based at sea and on land, which are already in use.

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  • Australia's largest ever drug haul seized
Australia's largest ever drug haul seized

Picture: Australian Federal PolicePolice with three men arrested in Geraldton. Eight men have been charged following the anti-drug operation, which lasted more than half a year and was jointly carried out by the Australian federal police, state crime task force and other government agencies.

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  • Kylian Mbappe reveals the role Neymar played in Paris Saint-Germain deal
Kylian Mbappe reveals the role Neymar played in Paris Saint-Germain deal

In fact, he waited for me. Before I arrived at the end of the summer transfer market he sent me messages saying 'When are you arriving?' When I finally arrived he calmed me and on the field he is always looking for me and giving me the ball.

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  • Cdn killed in Mexico bus crash identified
Cdn killed in Mexico bus crash identified

The fatal toll in Tuesday's crash also included two Swedish nationals and a Canadian, according to officials in Mexico's southern Quintana Roo state, where the accident occurred. The dead were being transferred to the forensics service for identification and subsequent notification of consular authorities. The company said it was assisting with med...

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  • North Korea Testing Anthrax Warheads for Ballistic Missiles
North Korea Testing Anthrax Warheads for Ballistic Missiles

The Asahi report said the USA government was aware of the tests, which were meant to ascertain whether the anthrax bacteria could survive the high temperatures that occur during warheads re-entry from space. Tensions have continued to rise between North Korea , its regional rivals and the United States. Previous North Korean tests have launc...

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  • 29 killed in gym fire in South Korea
29 killed in gym fire in South Korea

Heavy smoke charred glass facade of the building as firefighters struggled to extinguish the blaze, climbing up and down a ladder in a desperate search for survivors. "We chose to cancel the event to mourn the victims", an unnamed official at the organising committee was quoted as saying. President Moon Jae-In expressed regret over the accident a...

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  • Australia to end airstrikes on 'IS' targets in Iraq and Syria
Australia to end airstrikes on 'IS' targets in Iraq and Syria

While most of the country's strike arsenal will return home, Australian support aircraft, the Wedgetail and the refueling plane, will continue to back coalition operations. It is estimated up to 80 per cent of the northern Syrian city was destroyed in the battles between Kurdish-led forces and Islamic State fighters. At the height of its deployme...

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  • Cardinal Law, centre of church sex abuse cover-up, dies
Cardinal Law, centre of church sex abuse cover-up, dies

When Law resigned in 2002, he was the country's senior cardinal. Francis sprinkled holy water on the casket and circled it with incense, before saying the blessing later in the service, Vatican video showed. "Chop him up and put weights on every piece of body part that he has and drop him in oceans around the world", said Costello, 56. The offi...

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  • RJD bandh claims man's life
RJD bandh claims man's life

The other deceased was Santosh Jha of Katihar district, who could not even reach the local hospital. In Motihari, the RJD workers indulged in chakka jam and similarly in Siwan, the RJD workers blocked the road on Jai Prakash roundabout bringing the traffic in the town to a halt.

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  • Nawazudin Siddiqui looks doppelganger of Balasaheb in THACKERY biopic
Nawazudin Siddiqui looks doppelganger of Balasaheb in THACKERY biopic

THACKERAY has been written by Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut , who will also produce the film. Thackeray is directed by Abhijit Panse and will release on January 23, 2019. "Ever since then, my relations with the Thackeray family has been like a family", he reminisced. I can not describe the relationship I had with h...

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  • The dress Meghan Markle wore today has already sold out
The dress Meghan Markle wore today has already sold out

Members of the extended royal family will meet Meghan Markle for the first time today. Meghan looked stunning in a high-neck lace dress, by the British brand, Self Portrait , with a pair of diamond earrings. The 36-year-old sold out one the feminine fashion label's dresses within minutes of being spotted on her way to a Christmas lunch with the...

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  • McConnell: 'We'll Probably Move On' From Obamacare Repeal Effort In 2018
McConnell: 'We'll Probably Move On' From Obamacare Repeal Effort In 2018

This signal that Ryan once again wants to take on the Great White Whale of wildly unpopular Medicare cuts collides, of course, with Donald Trump's 2016 promise (repeated at least six times ) to leave that program alone. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC is vowing to fight on to repeal and replace the law no matter what. Graham added: "I ...

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  • Traders Buy Facebook (FB) on Weakness
Traders Buy Facebook (FB) on Weakness

Facebook, Inc is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. Capital Planning Advisors Llc sold 9,908 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)'s stock rose 10.88%. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, November 2. Finally, Macquarie set a $205.00 price objective on shares of Faceb...

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  • House widens ethics probe to include Farenthold campaign work
House widens ethics probe to include Farenthold campaign work

The expanding probe is the latest blow to the Texas Republican, who announced last week that he would not seek re-election in 2018. Farenthold has not yet said whether such a payment had been made. A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House said on Thursday intends to introduce legislation in January reforming a 20-year-old law that covers se...

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