• South African Court Rules Prosecuting Boss Must Vacate Post
South African Court Rules Prosecuting Boss Must Vacate Post

President Jacob Zuma can not appoint, remove or suspend the national director of public prosecutions (NDPP), a full bench of the High Court in Pretoria has ordered. In a media statement on Thursday afternoon, the DA said it asked Abrahams to make Zuma's representations available so the party "could satisfy [itself] that, in the event that Abrahams ...

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  • Pakistan grants Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother
Pakistan grants Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother

The Ministry of External Affairs accepted Pakistan's offer of allowing Jadhav's wife to meet him, but put forward three conditions. "Pak has agreed to facilitate the visit of mother & wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav and assured us of their safety, security and freedom of movement in Pakistan", she added.

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  • Winter weather spurs Hoover City Schools to start two hours late Friday
Winter weather spurs Hoover City Schools to start two hours late Friday

All employees should report two hours later than normal. Comal ISD - Two-hour delay, Friday, Dec. 8. Wimberly ISD - Two-hour delay Friday, Dec. All calsses scheduled before 10 a.m. are canceled. Prairie ISD - Closed Friday, Dec 8. All buses will run their regular routes two hours later than usual, and all Hoover schools will start two...

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  • Indian woman activist paraded naked for tirade against illegal liquor trade
Indian woman activist paraded naked for tirade against illegal liquor trade

The victim is a mother of 4 children. After the attack, she had to be admitted to a hospital in central Delhi . Police later revealed that the victim was a member of the Nasha Mukti Panchayat in the area and had helped them in the past in curbing sale of illegal liquor in the slums.

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  • Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence in Nithari killings; heres what court said
Pandher, Koli awarded death sentence in Nithari killings; heres what court said

He was sentenced to death in two cases earlier on. Mr. Sharma said Koli was found guilty in eight cases decided earlier and he too was given the death sentence. The two were also accused of cannibalism and necrophila . This was ninth among the 16 cases in which Koli was convicted. The Nithari serial murder case had sent shock waves through the ...

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  • Maharashtra: Arrested brothel owner confesses to killing husband
Maharashtra: Arrested brothel owner confesses to killing husband

Sarita Bharati, 42, and her lover Kamlesh Chavan, stoned Sahdev to death after he caught them in a compromising position, police said. According to the Police, victim Sahdev's upper and lower jaw are intact and his bone marrow is in good condition, which could be used for testing his DNA.

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  • YouTube prankster who cemented head into microwave is rescued by fire service
YouTube prankster who cemented head into microwave is rescued by fire service

Despite that fact that no one has laughed at an internet prank video since 2011, YouTubers continue to push the limits in the hunt for hot comedy content, such as this goober, who cemented his fucking head into a microwave. According to the fire authorities, peers of the prankster were able to place an air tube into the mouth of the man so he ca...

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  • Ramaphosa Admits Believing Khwezi's Rape Allegations: Social Media Reacts
Ramaphosa Admits Believing Khwezi's Rape Allegations: Social Media Reacts

More than a decade after President Jacob Zuma stood trial for the rape of now-deceased Fezekile "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, his number two man, Cyril Ramaphosa, has said he believes her allegations were true . He said the sex was consensual and the court acquitted him of rape charges in 2006. In 2005 Kuzwayo‚ also known as Khwezi‚ accused Zuma of raping...

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  • Deadline to sign up for health insurance through ACA is Dec.15
Deadline to sign up for health insurance through ACA is Dec.15

Analysts worry about a drop-off in Affordable Care Act signups in the last days before December 15. More than 3.6 million people have signed up for ObamaCare plans during the first month of open enrollment, according to new numbers released Wednesday by the Trump administration.

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  • Eyewitness recalls horrifying shooting incident at a United States school
Eyewitness recalls horrifying shooting incident at a United States school

The Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President, which oversees territory not far from the school, had previously released a statement saying 15 people were injured. Authorities have released few details of the shooting in the small town of Aztec near the Four Corners region, other than to say the suspect and two victims were students.

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  • Gujarat polls: PM Narendra Modi playing politics of religion, says Congress
Gujarat polls: PM Narendra Modi playing politics of religion, says Congress

The Congress party is certain about one thing, only matters concerning governance in Gujarat and failure of BJP regime in last 22 years should be debated", a party source said.In order to sustain pressure on Congress to clarify its stand, later in the Tuesday evening, BJP chief Mr Shah also tweeted in Hindi stating: "I demand that Congress party sh...

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  • UNESCO recognizes Kumbh Mela as
UNESCO recognizes Kumbh Mela as "intangible cultural heritage of humanity"; heres more

The decision was taken by a panel of the United Nations body at a meeting in Jeju, South Korea . The inscription of the Kumbh Mela was recommended by the expert body which examines the nominations submitted by member states. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said recognition of Kumbh Mela is a matter of huge joy and pride for India. The Committ...

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  • US B-1B bombers to fly over Korea in joint exercise
US B-1B bombers to fly over Korea in joint exercise

The president then announced the Wednesday after that he had already spoken to China's President Xi Jinping and that "major sanctions" would be imposed on North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump has warned he would destroy the North Korean regime if it threatened the United States with nuclear weapons. In September, after North Korea's sixth and...

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  • N. Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable
N. Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable

And as the world unites against a rogue, nuclear-capable Pyongyang, Washington's mandate to protect United States citizens and crush any aggression from North Korea against USA allies has also crested. North Korea says war is now inevitable between Washington and Pyongyang . "Should the USA miscalculate our patience and light the fuse for a nuc...

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  • British, Irish leaders talk over phone on Brexit border deal
British, Irish leaders talk over phone on Brexit border deal

A spokesman for PM May said Brexit discussions were ongoing while a senior Irish official said talks were moving swiftly and that a deal was possible in hours. Britain agreed to pay a divorce settlement amounting to between 45 and 55 billion euros and to protect the rights of some three million European citizens living there after Brexit as part of...

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  • Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Wedding; Is it just a Rumor?
Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Wedding; Is it just a Rumor?

Yes, the same pandit ji who helped Anushka Virat perform a Pooja in Dehradun was spotted with her family at the airport as they flew to Italy. If reports are true then Anushka Sharma has already picked up the registration forms for that date.

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  • US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital an 'Appropriate Step': US Ambassador
US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital an 'Appropriate Step': US Ambassador

USA ally Israel and Palestine both claim Jerusalem as their capital. Jerusalem has always been a place of pilgrimage for Christians, Jews and Muslims and has been coveted and fought over by empires from East and West throughout its long history.

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  • First Alert Forecast: Chilly with a few showers
First Alert Forecast: Chilly with a few showers

A cold rain mixed with sleet pellets is expected during the day on Thursday, with temperatures staying in the 40s all day. Slightly colder air or slightly more moisture could allow for the possibility of 1-2 flurries on Friday morning. But some spots will likely have the ground whitened with a dusting to a slushy inch of snow, again, mainly on elev...

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  • Belief in Trump Collusion With Russia Split Along Party Lines
Belief in Trump Collusion With Russia Split Along Party Lines

The partisan lines are less pronounced with regard to the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's Russian Federation probe, though they are still present. Eighteen percent believe there were probably no improper contacts, and 17 percent said there definitely were not. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russia's role in the ...

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  • Ex-cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting
Ex-cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting

Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for the deadly shooting of unarmed black man Walter Scott. She also told Slager she hoped he would repent for the killing and allow Jesus to come into his heart. Defense lawyers worked out a plea agreement to settle all of the charges Slager faced in sta...

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  • China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs
China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs

China's exports expanded much faster than expected in November but the annual increase in imports outpaced export growth, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. Chinese copper smelters such as Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group cut back production last month to comply with environmental protection measures. Iron ore import...

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  • Jake Tapper: Trump Attacks FBI Only When His Side Is Threatened
Jake Tapper: Trump Attacks FBI Only When His Side Is Threatened

The senior Democrat on the committee, Rep. You bet we make mistakes. New York Republican Peter King was concerned by Brennan's apparent impartiality, noting, "There should be an investigation of what the Russians did but also an investigation of John Brennan and the hit job he seems to be orchestrating against the president-elect".

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  • Two B-1B Lancers stage drills on western coast of Korean peninsula
Two B-1B Lancers stage drills on western coast of Korean peninsula

The aircraft participating in the exercises are simulating the destruction of the DPRK's nuclear and missile facilities, as well as mobile rocket launchers. During the Korean War that began in 1950 and is still technically ongoing, China came to the aid of the communist Northern Korean factions against the U.S.

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  • Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack
Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack

The assailant, identified as 56-year-old Shigenaga Tomioka, attacked his 58-year-old sister sister Nagako Tomioka, the shrine's chief priestess, with a Samurai sword and killed her after she got off from a chauffeur-driven vehicle. The attacker was the chief priest of the shrine more than a decade ago, but was demoted from the post and succeeded by...

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  • Boat carrying pilgrims capsizes off Pakistan, 14 dead
Boat carrying pilgrims capsizes off Pakistan, 14 dead

He says a search and rescue operation is underway. Officials said devotees from the cities of Karachi, Hyderabad , and Thatta were heading to the shrine of a Sufi saint, Pir Patha, which is highly revered among Bohra Muslims, a community concentrated in Karachi and other cities in Sindh Province.

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