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Global News KARMA: After India Votes Against Israel, Palestinian Authority Stands With India's Enemies
Author: 0 KARMA: After India Votes Against Israel, Palestinian Authority Stands With India's Enemies

Earlier, India said it had lodged a protest with the Palestinian envoy in New Delhi and the authorities in Ramallah calling the presence of Wali at Saeed's rally "unacceptable". Palestine on Saturday recalled its envoy in Pakistan for sharing a stage with Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, after the Government of India raised objections to the incident and called it "unacceptable".

Global News Nawaz Sharif to return after meeting crown prince
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif to return after meeting crown prince

Rana Sanaullah mentioned that it is premature to talk about the Saudi visit and matters concerned with it. Taking to her Twitter account, Maryam Nawaz shared pictures of her father in Madinah where the former prime minister met the Saudi crown prince.

Global News Assam: ULFA (I) military leader's finds place in updated NRC draft
Author: 0 Assam: ULFA (I) military leader's finds place in updated NRC draft

The remaining 1.39 crore names are still going through the process of verification. People can check their names in the first draft at Sewa Kendras across Assam from 8 am on Monday, The Indian Express reported. Around 5.5 lakh documents were sent to different states for verification, but only around 1.5 lakh documents have been returned. "We are working to publish an error-free draft.

Global News Jessica Alba welcomes new baby
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Actress Jessica Alba has given birth to her third child, a boy. "Have a sweet and handsome year 2018 for you and your attractive family". The 36-year-old previously revealed that she and Cash were struggling to think of a name as it has to follow certain rules.

Global News Round Rock Police search for dead woman's roommate and her two children
Author: 0 Round Rock Police search for dead woman's roommate and her two children

She also has a nose stud in her right nostril and has braces. Bandera-Magret is a 7-year-old white female, approximately 4 feet, 5 inches tall and 75 pounds with very curly brown hair. He may be headed toward Louisiana, according to KHOU . "Usually you hear it, and it's somewhere else, and I'm glad that wasn't me, and I was nowhere near it, but this happened next door".

Global News Alabama, Georgia to face off in national championship game
Author: 0 Alabama, Georgia to face off in national championship game

Oklahoma, the Big 12 Conference champion was second in the final rankings, one spot ahead of Southeastern Conference champion Georgia . Line: Georgia is a 1.5-favorite over Oklahoma in the 2018 College Football Playoff . The Bulldogs take a more traditional approach to offense, while still being able to keep opponents guessing. Chubb is second on the SEC's all-time rushing list and sits at 1,175 yards on the ground this season while Michel is 52 yards away from 1,000, and both have rushed ...

Global News Wind Chill Advisory Expanded…Dangerous Wind Chills Expected
Author: 0 Wind Chill Advisory Expanded…Dangerous Wind Chills Expected

New England will finally see some moderating temperatures for the middle of January. The extended forecast shows temperatures not rising above freezing until next Sunday . Wind chills will drop to -25 to -30 during the overnight and early morning hours. Tuesday will be sunny with a high of 22 and a low of 8. Thursday and through the weekend, high pressure in the upper-levels will take over and a warming trend will take over.

Global News Saint Petersburg Supermarket Attack Suspect Arrested
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On Sunday, the Russian Investigative Committee (RIC) reclassified the case of the blast at the Perekrestok supermarket at the Komendantskiy prospect on December 27 for a terror attack. Putin emphasized that Russia's two-year military campaign in Syria helped avert more terror attacks by eliminating militants who threatened Russian Federation.

Global News 15 anti-regime protesters killed in Iran
Author: 0 15 anti-regime protesters killed in Iran

More than twenty people have died after another bloody night of protests in Iran added nine people to the death toll . Iranian opposition said two demonstrators have been killed by police, but a government official blamed "foreign agents" for the deaths.

Global News Pakistan To Hold Emergency Meeting Over Trump Tweet
Author: 0 Pakistan To Hold Emergency Meeting Over Trump Tweet

Separately, the Foreign Office also summoned the United States ambassador in Islamabad David Hale last night and lodged a protest over Donald Trump's rhetoric against Pakistan. Dastagir said that Pakistan could gain nothing from the US. A US National Security Council official earlier said the White House did not plan to send $US255 million ($325 million) in aid to Pakistan "at this time", and said "the administration continues to review Pakistan's level of cooperation".

Global News Private Doctors' Strike Hits Outpatient Facilities In Karnataka
Author: 0 Private Doctors' Strike Hits Outpatient Facilities In Karnataka

Bhubaneswar: Several medical students today staged a demonstration near Raj Bhavan in Odisha capital as a part of Indian Medical Association's call for a 12-hour shutdown of all private hospitals in the country. IMA is upset over the clause pertaining to the recognition of other medical qualifications in NMC Bill. IMA President expressed his apprehension that the bill will increase corruption in medical education and will push up cost of medical education very high while standard of ...

Global News Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
Author: 0 Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged oil tanker suspected of evading global sanctions by trading with North Korea, officials said Sunday. Daniel Russel, the top US diplomat for East Asia until last April and now at the Asia Society Policy Institute, said there was an argument to be made to encourage North Korea's Olympic participation but that it should not be taken too far.

Global News Prosecutor says body cam footage exists in teen beating case
Author: 0 Prosecutor says body cam footage exists in teen beating case

However, a new survey of 75 police departments across the United States, found that the policies governing them have failed to foster transparency, protect privacy, or defend civil rights. Wilkerson's father also said that while police had handcuffed his son, the charges against him were dropped. Troy police tell WHDN-TV that Wilkerson has been charged with resisting arrest and obstruction, both misdemeanors.

Global News Extreme cold warning issued for New Year's Eve revellers
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The year will be coming to a bitterly cold end in the City of Toronto. The extreme cold will moderate ever so slightly today with wind chill values dropping below -40 again tonight in many communities. The weather service urged those who venture outdoors to cover up, as frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

Global News Six People Confirmed Dead In Tragic Sea Plane Crash In Sydney's North
Author: 0 Six People Confirmed Dead In Tragic Sea Plane Crash In Sydney's North

The plane, which belonged to Sydney Seaplanes , was on a "wine and dine" sightseeing flight when it crashed into the Hawkesbury River on Sunday afternoon. Supt Gorman said police air crash investigators would on Monday comb over the plane for clues about what caused the crash. He said the company had been operating since 2005 and had no history of previous accidents.

Global News Congo orders internet and SMS cut ahead of anti-government demonstrations
Author: 0 Congo orders internet and SMS cut ahead of anti-government demonstrations

The delay has fuelled suspicions that Kabila will try to remove constitutional term limits that forbid him to run again, as presidents in neighbouring countries have done. Okundji wrote a letter to telecoms providers ordering them to suspend internet and SMS services by 6 p.m.in the capital Kinshasa (1700 GMT) until further instruction, although some users still had access more than two hours later.

Global News Americans Dead In Costa Rica Plane Crash
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A U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed that multiple U.S. citizens died in the crash. "We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy", the spokesperson said. Solis said the government plans to open an investigation on Monday too look into the cause of the crash that left 12 people dead. Dawn and Matthew Wolfe, who have been vacationing in Costa Rica for a month, said they and their three children were sitting in a restaurant near Punta Islita Airport when the ...

Global News New Year celebrations kick off as New Zealanders usher in 2018
Author: 0 New Year celebrations kick off as New Zealanders usher in 2018

Australia celebrated the arrival of 2018 at 1pm GMT with around one million people watching the famous firework display over the Sydney harbour. New Zealand welcomed 2018 with five minutes of fireworks from its Sky Tower. In Beijing, merrymakers braved frigid temperatures as they counted down to the new year at Yongdingmen Gate, a reconstructed version of the Ming dynasty-era gateway.

Global News Korea Seizes Second Ship Suspected Of Transporting Oil To N. Korea
Author: 0 Korea Seizes Second Ship Suspected Of Transporting Oil To N. Korea

The ship can carry 5,100 tons of oil and has a crew mostly from China and Myanmar, Yonhap News Agency reported, adding that South Korea's intelligence and customs officials are conducting a joint probe into the vessel. The ship, seized at Yeosu Port on November 24, is suspected of transferring 600 tons of refined petroleum to a North Korean ship named Samjong No. 2.

Global News PM Modi urges nation to start 2018 with positive spirit
Author: 0 PM Modi urges nation to start 2018 with positive spirit

It's about you determining and deciding the course of the nation in the 21st century, your dreams in the India of the 21st century. It aims at creating a nation free of casteism, communalism, corruption, filth and poverty; and a nation where ample opportunities are created and aspirations fulfilled.

Global News Tune in tomorrow for President Buhari's New Year Address
Author: 0 Tune in tomorrow for President Buhari's New Year Address

Another person, Senator Francis Okpozo, was appointed as Chairman of the Nigerian Press Council. News that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 209 chairmen of boards and parastatal of some federal agencies has shocked Nigerians when it was discovered that no less than five persons on the list have since died.

Global News Saudi Arabia releases 2 more princes in corruption case
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia releases 2 more princes in corruption case

Two sons of late King Abdullah; Prince Meshaal bin Abdullah and Prince Faisal bin Abdullah, who were accused of corruption charges, are reportedly freed by Saudi Arabia's attorney general. Apple has second place already in the mobile phone market in Saudi Arabia behind just Samsung, according to Euromonitor the market researcher. While the reform plans in Saudi call for attracting foreign investment, officials have courted players in Silicon Valley especially strong during the last two ...

Global News Warning as Storm Dylan approaches
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A Status Yellow warning is in place for all counties in Munster, and Leinster counties Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Wexford, Wicklow and Offaly. There is also a good chance of power cuts. Heavy snow, rain, thunderstorms and wind caused severe disruption across the United Kingdom on Friday, although there were much milder weather on Saturday.

Author: 0 Haley: We cut nearly $300 million from United Nations budget

The United States is seeking a $250 million cut to the UN budget for 2018-19, on top of $200 million in savings already proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, AFP reported two weeks ago. After the vote, Haley reminded the assembly that the USA was "by far the single largest contributor to the UN" and would remember the vote "when we are called upon to once again make the world's largest contribution to the United Nations, and we will remember it when so many countries come ...

Global News FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off
Author: 0 FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off

George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser who has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, told Australia's ex-foreign minister Alexander Downer that Russian Federation had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton, information that Australia later passed on to its close ally the United States, the Times said.

Global News North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability
Author: 0 North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability

We have no sane options other than to accept North Korea as a member of the nuclear club. North Korea said yesterday that it will never give up its nuclear weapons as long as the United States and its allies continue their "blackmail and war drills" at its doorstep.

Global News Greece 'appalled' by attack on Coptic church in Egypt
Author: 0 Greece 'appalled' by attack on Coptic church in Egypt

The statement added that the militant attack took place on Friday morning when an unidentified militant using a motorbike attempted to break the security barrier in front of the church. It also said there was a separate attack on a store in the same neighborhood of Helwan that killed two Copts. A witness who did not want to give his name said the policeman was killed while he was closing the church gate to stop the gunman getting in.

Global News 'Safe zone' for women set up at Berlin New Year's Eve event
Author: 0 'Safe zone' for women set up at Berlin New Year's Eve event

The new security measures are in response to a growing number of sexual assaults committed by migrants, most notably two years ago when hundreds of women reported attacks by roving gangs of migrant men in Cologne. In addition to creating safe zones, the police have also informed would be partygoers that they are not allowed to bring their own alcoholic drinks to the party at Brandenburg Gate, or even to carry a backpack with them.

Global News State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails Found on Anthony Weiner's Laptop
Author: 0 State Department Releases Huma Abedin Emails Found on Anthony Weiner's Laptop

The objective of the call was to inform Saud about an impending WikiLeaks disclosure. The emails were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch . Examination of Weiner's computer led then Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey to announce shortly before the 2016 election that he was reopening his probe into Clinton's use of a private email server for official correspondence when she was Secretary of ...

Global News Blaze in high rise apartment block in Manchester's Northern Quarter
Author: 0 Blaze in high rise apartment block in Manchester's Northern Quarter

A fire broke out at a 12-storey building in Manchester on Saturday, with the fire department asking people nearby to "avoid the area if possible and keep windows and doors shut". A witness told MEN : One witness said: "It looks like a very big fire". Spokesman of the fire service said the fire had spread to "multiple floors" but the situation was "brought under control".

Global News Tracking the arctic blast that will impact New Year's Eve weekend
Author: 0 Tracking the arctic blast that will impact New Year's Eve weekend

Moisture should move out quickly during the day Sunday and New Year's celebrations should be clear but very cold as Arctic air slides into central and southern Mississippi. The cold snap has been impressive for both its intensity and duration. Highs on Tuesday will struggle to get back above freezing. Temperatures on the Treasure and Space coasts are predicted in the upper 30s to low 40s late next week, Rodrigez said.

Global News New Mexico State wins Arizona Bowl in OT
Author: 0 New Mexico State wins Arizona Bowl in OT

New Mexico State fans are expected to pack Arizona Stadium to near-capacity - the upper deck will be tarped off with a giant American flag - as they celebrate their team's first bowl appearance in 57 years. But even after going 12 plays in 3:45 and tacking on a field goal, it was Utah State's turn to answer. Utah State was also plagued by special teams miscues during the middle two quarters.

Global News More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital
Author: 0 More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

The likelihood that the attack was carried out by Islamic State bombers fit an alarming pattern of deadly incidents that have targeted Kabul's Shiite community, including mosques and other facilities, prompting the government to arm and train local Shiite men as mosque guardians.

Author: 0 Liberia's president elect vows to end corruption

Expected to officially take office next month, he received messages of congratulations from global leaders on Friday. "We have a lot to do to accelerate the construction of Africa's future". "Weah's rags-to-riches story has been an inspiration to many supporters who call him 'King George". Then in 2011 he came second as a vice presidential candidate.

Global News NY fire caused by child playing with stove
Author: 0 NY fire caused by child playing with stove

Thursday, family after family desperately ran out, barefoot and freezing, to try to get to safety. "I heard somebody, 'Oh!" He said the baby's mother wasn't home because she was working. "This tragedy is, without question, historic in its magnitude", said Nigro. "The stairway acted like a chimney", the fire commissioner said. You might also be interested in.

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