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Nations strike deal to research before fishing Arctic seas Nations strike deal to research before fishing Arctic seas
- December 03, 2017

The decision was taken by five countries which have Arctic Coastline. It comes after a two year campaign by the House of Lords Arctic Committee to introduce a moratorium on fishing in the area. But as climate change continues to reshape the Arctic, about 40 per cent of those waters were open last summer. Scott Highleyman, an official at the Ocean Conservancy, told Reuters: "This precautionary action recognizes both the pace of change in the Arctic due to climate change as well as the ... (more...)
President Moon commends JSA troops over defection of N. Korean soldier President Moon commends JSA troops over defection of N. Korean soldier
- December 03, 2017

The call marked the second of its kind in two days. South Korean President Moon told his USA counterpart that while Pyongyang's latest missile launch reflects its most advanced technology so far, it still lacks critical technology that would actually make its nuclear and missile weapons development complete. (more...)
Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission
- December 03, 2017

The search for the San Juan submarine will continue until the available means are exhausted beyond all this elapsed time. On Friday, families of the missing 44 crew met with Argentine Defense Minister Oscar Aguad to officially reject the navy's suspension of the rescue efforts in favor of the current search-and-recovery mission. (more...)
Lawyer jailed for urging rape of women wearing ripped jeans Lawyer jailed for urging rape of women wearing ripped jeans
- December 03, 2017

He was also fined 20,000 Egyptian pounds (over 1,000 US dollars) over the same charges. Al-Wahsh has been referred to court, late November, on charges of inciting rape and sexual harassment after saying that raping girls who wear ripped jeans is a "national duty". (more...)
1 killed after crash on Bay Bridge, roads closed 1 killed after crash on Bay Bridge, roads closed
- December 03, 2017

No word on what caused collision. A toll attendant has been killed by a crash on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The driver's passenger was also received minor injuries. The northbound Interstate Highway 880 to westbound Interstate Highway 80 connector is closed, as well as two westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80, according to Officer Vu Williams of the CHP. (more...)
Document: Trump to shrink two national monuments in Utah Document: Trump to shrink two national monuments in Utah
- December 03, 2017

When inquired about the maps and advanced alterations a mouthpiece for the interior department that administers national monuments and public lands said that they are shoving imprecise information. The spokeswoman, Heather Swift, declined to offer any other details. Spivak said the move is politically motivated by the Utah delegation . Trump's action, "following Secretary Zinke's fair, thorough and inclusive review, will represent a balanced solution and a win for everyone on all sides of ... (more...)
ACC Championship Game 2017 - Clemson vs ACC Championship Game 2017 - Clemson vs
- December 03, 2017

The loser of the Miami-Clemson game will have their Playoff hopes dashed, while the victor will nearly be guaranteed a spot in the final four. Miami (10-1, 7-1 ACC ) won the Coastal Division by two games over the Virginia Tech Hokies. Miami will be hampered offensively with season-ending injuries to wide receiver Ahmmon Richards and tight end Christopher Herndon. Miami-Clemson is slated for an 8 p.m. (more...)
Massive basketball upset ends on own goal Massive basketball upset ends on own goal
- December 03, 2017

Georgia Tech fell to 4-2 with the loss, which was their first home loss of the season. Grambling State held on to win 64-63 for its second win of the season. Jackson's driving layup beat the buzzer and defeated Northwestern 52-51 on Tuesday as Georgia Tech won its fourth consecutive game since losing its opener to UCLA in China. (more...)
TTP's Mullah Fazlullah group behind Peshawar attack: ISPR TTP's Mullah Fazlullah group behind Peshawar attack: ISPR
- December 03, 2017

The Afghan officials are saying that the majority of the deadly attacks are planned by the Haqqani terrorist network based in Pakistan, a claim which has also been endorsed by the U.S. "The army troops along with police personnel timely responded to the terror attack to neutralise the terrorists and clear the area", he said. The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Taliban (TTP) spokesman Muhammad Khurasani, who had claimed responsibility for the attack, said in a statement that "responsible people were ... (more...)
Irish PM Varadkar names Simon Coveney as deputy PM Irish PM Varadkar names Simon Coveney as deputy PM
- December 03, 2017

There is speculation that either Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney or Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys could be appointed as Frances Fitzgerald's successor. The Cabinet vacancy, created by the resignation of Ms Fitzgerald, will also see either a minister of state or a backbench TD promoted. The motion to promote Ms Madigan was challenged, but the challenge was overruled by a vote. (more...)
Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner files to appeal sexual assault charges Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner files to appeal sexual assault charges
- December 02, 2017

Turner, who was convicted of three felony counts of sexual assault , had said that the woman was awake and conscious throughout the incident. The then Vice President Joe Biden wrote an open letter to support her , in which he criticised the culture of USA university campuses and the "callous" remarks made by the rapist's father, who said his son - who dropped out of Stanford after his arrest - had paid "a steep price for 20 minutes of action". (more...)
Sushma Swaraj meets Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Sushma Swaraj meets Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
- December 02, 2017

Both sides positively reviewed the initiatives undertaken since the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran in May 2016 including cooperation in Chabahar Port which will be inaugurated by the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran H.E.Mr Hassan Rouhani on Sunday in the presence of Ministers from India, Afghanistan and the region. (more...)
UP civic polls: EVMs were rigged, say SP, BSP UP civic polls: EVMs were rigged, say SP, BSP
- December 02, 2017

The worst performers were the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) who failed to win even a single mayoral seat in the civic polls. Earlier it used to extend support to independent candidates. Yogi Adityanath, revelling in the results of his hard campaign, said that the BJP would now aim for hundred per cent success in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. (more...)
Theresa May delivers stinging rebuke to Donald Trump over far-right retweets Theresa May delivers stinging rebuke to Donald Trump over far-right retweets
- December 03, 2017

Golding, who is facing charges of religiously aggravated harassment alongside Ms Fransen, said the row had boosted Britain First's popularity. British Prime Minister Theresa May is fully focused on tackling extremism, her spokesman said on Thursday, responding to a tweet by U.S. (more...)
Mueller removed top Federal Bureau of Investigation agent over possible anti-Trump texts Mueller removed top Federal Bureau of Investigation agent over possible anti-Trump texts
- December 02, 2017

During the Clinton investigation, Strzok was involved in a romantic relationship with FBI lawyer Lisa Page, who worked for Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to the people familiar with the matter, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. (more...)
APNewsBreak: Longtime Michigan Rep. Sander Levin to retire APNewsBreak: Longtime Michigan Rep. Sander Levin to retire
- December 02, 2017

Gary Peters and Rep. Dan Kildee released statements Saturday after Rep. Sander Levin announced he would be retiring. "It is the honor of a lifetime to serve MI in the U.S. Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates Michigan's 9th District a Solid Democratic race . Other potential candidates include State Sen. His brother Carl was a longtime US senator. (more...)
Check Out The Complete Winners List Of Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2017 Check Out The Complete Winners List Of Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2017
- December 02, 2017

Giving her company was her Veere Di Wedding co-star Sonam Kapoor who came wearing a golden gown. "Held at a suburban hotel in Mumbai, the awards" night saw stars turn up in their most glamorous avatars. While Sonam looked like a princess in a golden-cream outfit, Jacqueline looked amazingly handsome in a white gown. Actors from the yesteryears Rekha and Sridevi too chose white - Sri wore a white feathery gown while Rekha gave her competition in a white lacy sari. (more...)
NSW deputy premier urges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign NSW deputy premier urges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign
- December 02, 2017

Mr Howard told the newspaper that the NSW Deputy Premier Mr Barilaro should "be mindful" of the Liberal Party's upcoming "difficult" byelection in Bennelong on December 16. Speaking to Alan Jones - who later tweeted Turnbull's leadership was "the elephant in the room" - Barilaro said he'd " lost all hope ". Mr Barilaro was slapped down by a string of senior coalition figures over his comments about Mr Turnbull on Sydney's 2GB radio on Friday. (more...)
Saleem Shahzad vows to form political party Saleem Shahzad vows to form political party
- December 02, 2017

The former MQM leader said that everyone is welcome to join his party, but added that no "China-cutters or target killers" would be allowed. "No dry cleaner would get party ticket", he underlined. One of the recent allegations against him was leveled by Pakistan Peoples Party leader Dr. Asim Hussain saying that Shahzad had provided shelter to terrorist and facilitated them for medical treatment. (more...)
Mehbooba condoles demise of ex-CJI AS Anand Mehbooba condoles demise of ex-CJI AS Anand
- December 02, 2017

Adarsh Sen Anand passed away after prolonged illness today. The mortal remains of the 29th chief justice of India would be cremated on December 3 at the Lodhi cremation ground here, they said. Mehbooba Mufti also recalled "the contribution of Justice Anand, a son of the soil, in introducing the concept of Lok Adalats" as the chairman of National Legal Services Authority and also as the chairman of National Human Rights Commission of India. (more...)

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