• Palestinians recall envoy to USA for consultations after Jerusalem move
Palestinians recall envoy to USA for consultations after Jerusalem move

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks with the press at United Nations headquarters in New York City on January 2, 2018. In her remarks, Haley also defended her veto last month of a Security Council resolution condemning Trump's declaration, in which he also vowed to move the American embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

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  • At least 25 dead after bus careens off cliff in Peru
At least 25 dead after bus careens off cliff in Peru

Twitter photos posted by Peruvian police show rescue workers looking for survivors along craggy rocks and on the beach, where the battered bus rested upside down near the shore line. The chief later added that the bus went over the cliff, which lies along the Pacific Ocean, after it collided with a truck. The portion of the highway that the bus w...

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  • Couple engaged in sex act in front of restaurant customers, police say
Couple engaged in sex act in front of restaurant customers, police say

The couple, the worker added, had left the restaurant and were at an adjacent gas station. Some people probably take the saying literally: in their quest for adrenalin a couple made a decision to diversify their sex life at a North Austin restaurant.

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  • Championship player Kevin O'Connor scoops one million euro in lottery raffle
Championship player Kevin O'Connor scoops one million euro in lottery raffle

The ticket had been given to him by his godfather and uncle Peadar Murphy , who posted it to Kevin with a Christmas message saying: "I wish you the best of luck". 'Kevin got to where he is today the hard way. "It's wonderful and with such a nice family I have still hope in this world", he added. Louis revealed he could not believe it when contac...

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  • County students on 2-hour delay Wednesday
County students on 2-hour delay Wednesday

Jonathan Phipps. Other parents have reported that they took their children to school earlier than the delayed start and the schools wouldn't let them come inside. Brent Campbell with Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools said the buses were a deciding factor when delaying school for Wednesday morning. "We need the additional time from the delay ...

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  • EPS for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Expected At $1.09
EPS for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Expected At $1.09

It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500. Wells Fargo & Company decreased Mallinckrodt Pub Ltd Co (MNK) stake by 24.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mai Cap Mgmt reported 6,450 shares. Incorporated Ca has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ). Perigon Wealth Mngmt Limited Com has 0.06% invested in T...

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  • Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017
Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017

The Village of Zeballos was the only community to see a decrease in average assessed value, with a four per cent drop from the 2017 value of $89,000 to 2018's $85,000. Apartment buildings increased by 7.4 per cent in value. It also depends on how close to the average your home price is. "If you wait until tax notices are out to bring us your questi...

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  • U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran
U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

American U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that "the U.N. must speak" on the issue. ". (W) e hear reports that North Korea might be preparing for another missile test ", Haley told reporters at the United Nations in NY. Haley also spoke briefly about North Korea, calling United Nations resolutions "a great achievement" but emphasizing tha...

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  • Defence Minister Sitharaman Gives Her Nod For Two Procurement Proposals
Defence Minister Sitharaman Gives Her Nod For Two Procurement Proposals

India is purchasing a new set of Barak Missiles that will replace the aging missile defense systems fitted on naval vessels. Until recently, most of the transactions have been kept quiet, but ties have shifted, and the east-Asian country has become one of Israel's largest buyers of military hardware, with annual defense deals worth over $1 billion....

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  • 'Bom' confused with 'bomb'; Indian-origin CEO of USA firm held
'Bom' confused with 'bomb'; Indian-origin CEO of USA firm held

Mumbai: Vinod Moorjani (45), a U.S. citizen of Indian origin, who was arrested on Sunday for allegedly making " bomb threat" call at Mumbai's International Airport can fly back to Virginia only after the court allows the police to release his seized passport.

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  • Times Square will get permanent protective barriers
Times Square will get permanent protective barriers

Bernie Sanders will administer the oath at the mayor's inauguration. Sanders for a second term as mayor at City Hall in a frigid New York, Monday, Jan. De Blasio's raise will be at least $8,790 more than the average minimum wage employee. "We have a responsibility, every one of us, to ensure that NY remains a beacon to our nation and to our worl...

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  • Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

After 40 years in the Senate, Utah's Orrin Hatch said Tuesday he plans to retire at the end of the year and not seek re-election, ending breathless speculation on whether the powerful senator would try for an eighth term. As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Hatch played a pivotal role in passage of a massive tax reform bill last month....

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  • Michele Bachmann says she is mulling a run for US Senate
Michele Bachmann says she is mulling a run for US Senate

But there's also a price to pay. Bachmann said she is weighing a Senate bid, but she is concerned about what it will "cost" her and her family. Bachmann, who was a member of Congress representing Minnesota until 2015, told " The Jim Bakker Show " that she's mulling over whether she should run.

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  • Man charged over death of London pub worker
Man charged over death of London pub worker

She was last seen alive at around 8pm on 24 December, heading to a bus stop in Camden en route to her home in Upper Tollington Park. Her friends found her body beside a sports pitch in a "terrible state" on Wednesday three days after being reported missing on Christmas Eve.

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  • Inmates Still At Large After Deadly Prison Riot In Brazil
Inmates Still At Large After Deadly Prison Riot In Brazil

At least nine inmates have been killed and dozens are on the run after a prison riot in Brazil. Officials said the violence at the Colonia Agroindustrial prison in the Aparecida de Goiania Complex apparently erupted when inmates from one cellblock invaded three others where prisoners from rival gangs are housed.

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  • Uganda: Pres. Museveni signs Age Limit Bill into law
Uganda: Pres. Museveni signs Age Limit Bill into law

On Dec. 20, a total of 317 lawmakers mainly from Museveni's ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM), voted for the amendment of Article 102 (b) to scrap the presidential age limit of 75 years. Mr Museveni, who took power by force in 1986, is the latest in a number of African leaders who have tried to prolong their time in office. He ran th...

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  • Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan
Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan

On Tuesday, Pakistan summoned the USA ambassador to against Trump's angry Tweet about Pakistan's "lies and deceit", while Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt. Much of the money Pakistan has received from the USA has been through its Coalition Support Funds which gives money to its coalition partners in Afgh...

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  • Meghalaya MLAs including top Congress leader quit to join BJP
Meghalaya MLAs including top Congress leader quit to join BJP

Four of the five Congress MLAs were part of the state cabinet and were sacked by the chief minister on the grounds of "incompetence". "Whether you like it or not, love him (Mukul) or not, there were divisions in the MLAs' ranks", he added.

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  • US military member killed in Afghanistan combat operation
US military member killed in Afghanistan combat operation

Gen. John Nicholson, who is the top commander for United States forces in Afghanistan , expressed his condolences. Two of the wounded service members are in stable condition and being treated at a nearby medical facility while two others have returned to duty.

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  • Jodie Foster Does Not Want To Make Movies On Superheroes
Jodie Foster Does Not Want To Make Movies On Superheroes

The two-time Oscar victor, who directed the likes of Nell , The Beaver , The Brave One and Money Monster , insisted she didn't want to make '$200m movies about superheroes'. As such, this effects the market on the whole, and ultimately it creates a smaller market for indie films like Call Me By Your Name or even The Disaster Artist .

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  • Woman Who Filed Petition Against 'Triple Talaq' In SCI, Joins BJP
Woman Who Filed Petition Against 'Triple Talaq' In SCI, Joins BJP

File image of Ishrat Jahan. Basu said a state-level programme to felicitate her was yet to be organised. Ishrat began her fight against the practice of triple talaq after her husband had divorced her by saying triple talaq thrice over the phone from Dubai in 2014.

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  • 21 killed in Rivers in New Year bloodbath
21 killed in Rivers in New Year bloodbath

The incident occurred in Omoku, 90 kilometers from Port Harcourt, which is the oil hub of the country. Of the 12 injured victims, three were said to have died in the hospital. The State Police Command said it was aware of the development but there was no official confirmation as at press time. Dr. Peterside sympathized with the families of the ...

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  • Death Toll Rises in Iran as Anti-Government Protests Continue
Death Toll Rises in Iran as Anti-Government Protests Continue

They say that better integrating Iran into the global economy creates incentives for the country to abide by the nuclear agreement and other worldwide norms. The best-selling author, who began his career covering the Middle East and writes the "Foreign Affairs" column for The New York Times, is concerned because he sees little standing in the way...

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  • Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change
Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

Currently, the authorities can extend the H1-B visas beyond the permissible two three-year terms even if the green card is pending, but if this so-called "self-deportation" measure is implemented then 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders could be deported.

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  • Florida Man Beats 7-Year-Old To Death For Getting A Cookie
Florida Man Beats 7-Year-Old To Death For Getting A Cookie

The boy's mother, Donya Shenita Russell , was working a double shift at the time the horrific incident went down inside the Seffner Masters Inn , the hotel the family lived in. They said they had witnessed Montgomery hit Brice and throw him around the room. They saw blood running out of the child's nose and mouth, and said their brother never wok...

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