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Modi rakes up Indira Gandhi's Morbi visit to attack Congress Modi rakes up Indira Gandhi's Morbi visit to attack Congress
- November 29, 2017

Modi's last public address will be at Navsari in south Gujarat in the evening. "When Indira Ben came to Morbi , I remember there was a photo of her in the Chitralekha Magazine with a hanky over her nose due to the foul smells, but for Jansangh/Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) the streets of Morbi are fragrant; its the fragrance of humanity", Prime Minister Modi said, while addressing a rally here. (more...)
All three convicts get death sentence in Kopardi rape-murder case All three convicts get death sentence in Kopardi rape-murder case
- November 29, 2017

Three men convicted of rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl in the western Indian state of Maharashtra last year have been given the death sentence by a special court on Wednesday (29 November). On July 13, 2016, the teen was returning home on her bicycle after fetching spices from her grandmother's home in the same village, when she was stopped by Jitendra Shinde . (more...)
United States tourists held for baring bums at Thai temple United States tourists held for baring bums at Thai temple
- November 29, 2017

Authorities in Thailand have fined a pair of American tourists for public indecency for posing for a "butt selfie" in front of a famous Buddhist temple. They were charged with getting naked in public which violates criminal law and could carry a fine of up to 5,000 baht. Both were detained at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok . (more...)
NC Teen Dies After Log Smashes Through Truck Window, Witnesses Say NC Teen Dies After Log Smashes Through Truck Window, Witnesses Say
- November 29, 2017

Lenoir Police responded to a call of a traffic accident a little before 7:45 a.m. near Wilkesboro Boulevard and Taylorsville Road Southeast in Lenoir. "You could derive from that, just from his core schedule, he was exploring his interests in high school of what he wanted his future to be, and it's just heartbreaking that his life was ended at such a young age". (more...)
Alfa Romeo name returning to F1 in 2018 in Sauber tie-up Alfa Romeo name returning to F1 in 2018 in Sauber tie-up
- November 29, 2017

Alfa Romeo will return to Formula One next year having announced a "multi-year" partnership with Sauber as title sponsors. "The Alfa Romeo engineers and technicians, who have already demonstrated their capabilities with the newly-launched models, Giulia and Stelvio, will have the opportunity to make that experience available to the Sauber F1 Team ". (more...)
Ten die in MI crashes over Thanksgiving Ten die in MI crashes over Thanksgiving
- November 29, 2017

Troopers around the state issued almost 16,000 speeding citations. The 2016 holiday period was more than 12 hours shorter. Alcohol was reported to be a factor in 20 of those crashes, but none was fatal, according to the data. The 29-year-old driver of that vehicle, Martin Jackson, was charged with DUI, operating with a suspended license and failure to drive in the proper lane, police said. (more...)
Nestle fined $96500 over substandard Maggi noodles Nestle fined $96500 over substandard Maggi noodles
- November 29, 2017

After hearing representations from Nestle officials & distributors for the one-and-a-half years since the samples were taken, the Shahjahanpur administration made a decision to impose a fine of Rs 45 lakh on Nestle India Limited, the makers of Maggi noodles, plus a fine of Rs 17 lakh on Nestle distributors in the region, taking the total penalty to Rs 62 lakh. (more...)
New findings on Jesus Christ's tomb match historical records New findings on Jesus Christ's tomb match historical records
- November 29, 2017

Millions of people flock to Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre each year. According to historical accounts, the tomb was discovered by the Romans and enshrined around 326. Scientists say it is archeologically impossible to verify the tomb was the actual burial place of Jesus, but many Christians believe it to be. Such shelves, hewn from limestone caves, are a common feature in the tombs of wealthy 1st-century Jews from Jerusalem. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi Listed As 'Non-Hindu' At Somnath Temple Rahul Gandhi Listed As 'Non-Hindu' At Somnath Temple
- November 29, 2017

The rally, however, coincided with a public meeting held by Hardik Patel, who continued taking flak against the prime minister. At the rally, he praised his party's work, and said the developmental works by the BJP government in Gujarat were taken up with the motive to serve citizens and not to win polls. (more...)
'I'm Embarrassed and Ashamed.' Al Franken Speaks Publicly About Sexual Harassment Allegations 'I'm Embarrassed and Ashamed.' Al Franken Speaks Publicly About Sexual Harassment Allegations
- November 29, 2017

There's more I want to say, but the first and most important thing - and if it's the only thing you care to hear, that's fine - is: "I'm sorry". And to be a better public servant and a better man. However, the former Saturday Night Live writer and castmember would not speculate about the possibility of resigning his seat and would not discuss what it would take for him to be forced to step down. (more...)
China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. aluminum imports probe China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. aluminum imports probe
- November 29, 2017

Such a tactic is "rare in the history of worldwide trade", Wang said. An MOC statement quoted ministry official Wang Hejun as saying "China is strongly discontent with the trade protectionism tendency shown in the US move". The ministry added it would adopt necessary measures to safeguard Chinese firms' legal interests. The Department of Commerce said this is its third "self-initiated" trade investigation over the past three decades. (more...)
Why Ishita Dutta's Firangi Co-Star Kapil Sharma Skipped Her Wedding Why Ishita Dutta's Firangi Co-Star Kapil Sharma Skipped Her Wedding
- November 29, 2017

Ishita started her career in Bollywood with 2015's film Drishyam , co-starring Ajay Devgn . Popular Television actors Ishita Dutta and Vatsal Sheth got married today in an intimate ceremony at ISKON temple. They share a decent fellowship with Vatsal and have prior turned out together to help his show Ek Haseena Thi at the dispatch occasion. Vatsal has had roles in films like Heroes (2008), Toh Baat Pakki (2010) and Jai Ho (2014) and is now being seen as Kabir Raichand on the ... (more...)
India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks
- November 29, 2017

He said the United Nations had "too often" become "a forum for invective in the form of anti-Semitism and hatred" but vowed "the days of Israel-bashing at the United Nations are over". Modi did not choose to visit Ramallah, the seat of Palestinian Authority shedding the tradition of foreign dignitaries visiting both the territories. (more...)
Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos from far-right British party Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos from far-right British party
- November 29, 2017

It shows a Sharia law judge of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front destroying a Virgin Mary statue and declaring that none other than Allah would be worshipped in the area. Trump is from around 2012, as political unrest roiled Egypt. Jayda Fransen's Twitter account is not among the 45 profiles followed by President Trump. (more...)
UN Security Council meeting today on Libya slaves UN Security Council meeting today on Libya slaves
- November 29, 2017

In a statement , the Foreign Affairs Ministry said it was liaising with the Libyan officials on repatriating Nigerians from the country. The world's most vulnerable, fleeing war and poverty back home, are being abused and auctioned off as slaves - a shocking danger facing migrants and refugees in Libya . (more...)
Saudi prince freed after reportedly paying more than $1 billion Saudi prince freed after reportedly paying more than $1 billion
- November 29, 2017

More than 200 businessmen, members of the royal family, and senior officials were detained in an extraordinary anti-corruption crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . But Saudi authorities insist the purge was meant exclusively to target endemic corruption as the kingdom seeks to diversify its oil-dependent economy. (more...)
Girl dead, two critical in Sydney van crash Girl dead, two critical in Sydney van crash
- November 29, 2017

The collision on Mamre Road at Kemps Creek at 1:30pm was described as "chaotic" by emergency responders who had to work to free two adults who were trapped in the wreckage. The 20-year-old driver of the mini-bus, who is a disqualified learner driver, is recovering in Westmead Hospital suffering from abrasions. Police hope to speak with her as soon as she is well enough. (more...)
Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward
- November 29, 2017

He said that if this week's consultations ended positively he would possibly modify the make-up of the government and added that he was open to elections before next year. A leading global rights organization on Monday urged Greece's government to halt the sale of thousands of artillery shells to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be used against civilians in the ongoing war in Yemen. (more...)
Al Franken's Apology Tour Has Begun Al Franken's Apology Tour Has Begun
- November 29, 2017

They were on a military plane returning from a 2006 USO tour with stops in Iraq and Kuwait. "She had every right to feel violated by that photo". He used similar language to describe three other women's allegations that he groped their backsides while posing for pictures with them, while attempting to clarify he was not saying they were mistaken about what happened. (more...)
Colorado Warns Residents That Children's Health Insurance Program May Shut Down Colorado Warns Residents That Children's Health Insurance Program May Shut Down
- November 29, 2017

Failure to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program is bad for the future of our state and country. In Montana, CHIP operates under the Healthy Montana Kids program. Officials in almost a dozen states are preparing to notify families that a crucial health insurance program for low-income children is running out of money for the first time since its creation two decades ago, putting coverage for many at risk by the end of the year . (more...)

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