• SC to review Constitutional validity of section 377, seeks reply from Centre
SC to review Constitutional validity of section 377, seeks reply from Centre

A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra made a decision to revisit its December 2013 verdict in Suresh Kumar Kaushal vs. Naz Foundation which dismissed the LGBT community as a negligible part of the population while virtually denying them the right of choice and sexual orientation.

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  • PM attends conference of DGs, IGs
PM attends conference of DGs, IGs

After this, now the BSF Academy, Technpur has got an opportunity to organize this conference with Gwalior. The PM also reviewed the status of decisions taken in the last three years on security related matters at the meet. The discussions shall continue tomorrow. Top police officers share and discuss security-related issues at the conference of...

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  • Powerball Winner Declared in Saturday's $559 Million Jackpot Lottery
Powerball Winner Declared in Saturday's $559 Million Jackpot Lottery

The victor, in Florida, took home the fourth-biggest windfall in the lotto's 15 year history. To win the jackpot, one of the Wedges' tickets would need to match the six balls drawn. Six tickets sold across the state won between $50,000 and $150,000 in prizes. The store will receive $75,000 for selling the lucky ticket. Wedge, who lives is Eas...

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  • Texas A&M football reporter vanishes after covering football camp
Texas A&M football reporter vanishes after covering football camp

Saturday. When she was last seen, Roland was wearing a Remington hat and camouflage, according to ABC 13. While the Team Texas Elite account originally reported she was last heard from in an Uber, she had apparently gone out later Saturday night in her own vehicle.

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  • Aussie Actor & Musician Craig McLachlan Denies Sexual Assault & Harassment Claims
Aussie Actor & Musician Craig McLachlan Denies Sexual Assault & Harassment Claims

Christie Whelan Browne, Angela Scundi and Erika Heynatz said that McLachlan groped, kissed and exposed himself to them non-consensually, intimidated them, and made repeated inappropriate comments about their bodies. "I said "What the f***?!' and turned away to leave". "There is nothing I can do". And in that moment, I believed him'. In a statement,...

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  • SPD General Secretary Describes Coalition Talks With CDU/CSU
SPD General Secretary Describes Coalition Talks With CDU/CSU

September s watershed elections left Merkel without a majority, while her junior coalition partner, the SPD, suffered its worst post-war score. The AfD capitalised on growing misgivings over more than a million asylum seekers who have arrived in Germany since 2015.

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  • President Trump warns Democrats there won't be DACA deal without border wall
President Trump warns Democrats there won't be DACA deal without border wall

The impact: The Western diplomats said freezing or cutting of such a big part of the US funding would be catastrophic for the organization, would hamper its work and might lead to negative consequences for the Palestinian refugee camps in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon.

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  • Fire breaks out at Session Court, no reports of injuries
Fire breaks out at Session Court, no reports of injuries

Local Shiv Sena corporator Sujata Sanap said that since it was dark as electrictrical equipment were switched off, fire fighting was a challenge for fire officials. No injuries have been reported. The fire was reported noticed first on the third floor of the sessions court. Twelve workers were killed when a fire broke out in a farsan shop in Saki...

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  • Four arrested in IoK for honouring Pakistan's national anthem at cricket match
Four arrested in IoK for honouring Pakistan's national anthem at cricket match

A video of the match, which took place between two local teams in Arin village on January 4, went viral on social media on Sunday, following which cops arrested four cricketers. As per local sources, the incident took place at the final cricket match of a local cricket tournament held in Arin village in North Kashmir. "The teams have been booke...

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  • Protest Outside Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC Against Mistreatment of Jadhav's Wife
Protest Outside Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC Against Mistreatment of Jadhav's Wife

According to report in the Indian news website "The Quint", two former RAW senior officers, including one secretary who headed India's external intelligence agency after 2008, said that the "proposal to recruit Jadhav for operations, whatever it's worth, was ridiculous".

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  • Bengaluru: 5 dead as fire breaks out at bar; victims were sleeping
Bengaluru: 5 dead as fire breaks out at bar; victims were sleeping

As per primary investigation, the five people who were burnt alive in the fire at Kailash Bar were the employees of the restaurant. The first was noticed at 2.30 am on Monday and the fire services were immediately pressed into service. "Two fire tenders and one fire rescue vehicle attended to it and it has been doused", a senior police officer ...

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  • Six people killed in wrong-way California highway crash
Six people killed in wrong-way California highway crash

The Chevrolet collided with a Dodge in the left lane of the northbound side of the highway north of County Road 17. Two dogs also were in the vehicle and apparently escaped, but could not be found. Authorities said they have not yet determined if drugs or alcohol had played a role in the crash that took place in Woodland, about 85 miles (135 km) ...

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  • A-listers' fashion blackout at Golden Globes protests sexual misconduct in Hollywood
A-listers' fashion blackout at Golden Globes protests sexual misconduct in Hollywood

Her co-star Jada Pinkett Smith last month took HFPA members to task for not taking Girls Trip seriously for its awards. Before his fall, Weinstein lorded over the Globes and two decades of winners. The Globes are no predictors of Academy Award glory. It will be just as interesting to imagine how four-time host Ricky Gervais would have skewered a ...

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  • Top diplomats from Turkey and Germany begin rapprochement
Top diplomats from Turkey and Germany begin rapprochement

While both countries are interested in a fresh start, it's only possible " if we break the current crisis spiral in our relationship ", Cavusoglu wrote in an op-ed for Germany's Funke Mediengruppe on Friday. Mr Gabriel had at the time accused Mr Erdogan of an "unprecedented" act of interference in German sovereignty. Ms Merkel, beleaguered at h...

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  • Trump Proposes To Open Nearly All US Waters To Offshore Drilling
Trump Proposes To Open Nearly All US Waters To Offshore Drilling

The five-year proposal would increase drilling sites off the coasts of Alaska and in the Gulf of Mexico and it would reinstate leasing sites in Pacific and Atlantic waters. Trump is proposing to open to oil and gas development vast untouched areas of coastal waters including the Atlantic and the eastern Gulf of Mexico - part of his administration...

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  • May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday
May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday

There's always been talk of a cabinet reshuffle and now Mrs May is finally going through with it - albeit she has been pushed into it because she had to sack her second-in-command Damian Green over porn allegations - which has left a gap at the top table.

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  • Iran Arrests Its Former President for 'Inciting Unrest'
Iran Arrests Its Former President for 'Inciting Unrest'

Large pro-government rallies have been held in response, and officials have blamed the anti-government unrest on foreign meddling. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was arrested for comments he made during a December 28 rally in the western Iranian city of Bushehr , the London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper reported on Sunday.

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  • Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s
Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s

Wednesday night: A slight chance of rain before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a slight chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Today: Sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48.

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  • Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Eve on Saturday
Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas Eve on Saturday

On Saturday, heads of the municipalities of Bethlehem, Beit Jala and Beit Sahour boycotted the reception, along with several religious organizations affiliated with the Greek Orthodox Church. The majority of Orthodox churches worldwide use the Julian calendar, created under the reign of Julius Caesar in 45 BC, and have not adopted the commonly used...

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  • Ahmed Shafik pulls out of Egypt presidential race
Ahmed Shafik pulls out of Egypt presidential race

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has not yet formally announced his candidacy for the 2018 elections, but he is widely expected to do so and to earn a landslide victory due to the absence of competitive challengers. "I have chose to not run in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections", Shafiq said in a statement. "Being overseas for five y...

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  • Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer
Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Ivanka Trump in connection with a meeting that took place during the 2016 presidential campaign involving a Russian lawyer who reportedly had damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, The Hill reported Saturday.

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  • Haley's Iran Session at UN Turns Into Defense of Nuclear Deal
Haley's Iran Session at UN Turns Into Defense of Nuclear Deal

The French ambassador to the United Nations, Francois Delattre, has said recent protests in Iran do not threaten global peace and security. At least 21 people have been killed in Iran after anti-government protests broke out in late December.

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  • Michael Birnkrant, California Man Allegedly Shot Wife, Two Children, Before Killing Himself
Michael Birnkrant, California Man Allegedly Shot Wife, Two Children, Before Killing Himself

Authorities discovered the bodies after being sent to the home on a request to perform a welfare check, officials said. The bodies were discovered just before 7 a.m.in the 28800 block of Startree Lane in a home day care center that was not conducting normal activities due to the holidays.

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  • Iranian tanker burns, spills oil after collision off China's coast
Iranian tanker burns, spills oil after collision off China's coast

The ministry said oil spilled into the sea, but did not specify the area of contamination. The ship was carrying nearly a million barrels of condensate , an ultra light crude oil. State-run China Central Television reported Sunday that the tanker was still floating and burning, and that oil was visible in the water. Sanchi collided with CF Cr...

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  • Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana
Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana

Oregon's congressional delegation and state political leaders were swift in their condemnation of Session's announcement, arguing the Trump administration is being hypocritical on a common Republican refrain of states' rights and threatening to disrupt a burgeoning industry.

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