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Korean diplomat meets United Nations official
- December 07, 2017

On Wednesday, he met with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong-guk and Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Alexander Matsegora. Before the meeting took place, the North Korean official expressed his hope that the discussion would be "full of sincerity", Kyodo News reported. (more...)
SPD Leader Asks Party To Back Merkel Talks For Strong Europe SPD Leader Asks Party To Back Merkel Talks For Strong Europe
- December 07, 2017

He made the plea in a speech to 600 of his Social Democrats at a congress to decide whether to start coalition talks with Angela Merkel's party. At a previously scheduled party congress Thursday, Schulz is seeking members' approval for a resolution approving talks on "whether and in what form" the Social Democrats can support a new government. (more...)
Officer Races Up Stairs, Saves Life of Infant Officer Races Up Stairs, Saves Life of Infant
- December 07, 2017

I know CPR, but it just went blank. The police department's Facebook page was full of well-wishes for Eng after the bodycam video was posted online. "Looking at her, she was turning beet red", Adkins said. For one Savannah family, their holiday angel was wearing a Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department uniform this weekend. (more...)
Pentagon: US to Stay in Syria 'as Long as we Need to' Pentagon: US to Stay in Syria 'as Long as we Need to'
- December 07, 2017

The new number does not mean additional troops have been deployed to the volatile country, but it does show the large inaccuracy of previous figures. Under force-management levels unveiled by the Barack Obama administration, the number of USA troops in Syria had been capped at 503 and 5,262 in Iraq, figures that did not account for temporarily deployed personnel. (more...)
USA attendance of 2018 Olympics 'open question' amid North Korea tensions - Haley USA attendance of 2018 Olympics 'open question' amid North Korea tensions - Haley
- December 07, 2017

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week to ban the Russian team from competing at next year's Winter Olympics had been deliberately taken to sour the pre-election mood. (more...)
Cambodians 'undermining democracy' to face visa sanctions if travelling to the US Cambodians 'undermining democracy' to face visa sanctions if travelling to the US
- December 07, 2017

In response, the State Department will restrict entry to "those individuals involved in undermining democracy in Cambodia". These actions-which run counter to the Paris Peace Agreements of 1991 that ended a tragic conflict and accorded the Cambodian people democratic rights-include the dissolution of the main opposition political party and banning of its leaders from electoral politics, imprisonment of opposition leader Kem Sokha, restriction of civil society, and suppression of independent ... (more...)
John Oliver Pressures Dustin Hoffman About Alleged Sexual Harassment Claims John Oliver Pressures Dustin Hoffman About Alleged Sexual Harassment Claims
- December 07, 2017

It can be uncomfortable, but it pushes a person to evaluate their own commitment to tackling sexual harassment as someone accused or as someone who knows the accused. One morning I went to his dressing room to take his breakfast order; he looked at me and grinned, taking his time, ' she said. "Not only they were having arguments but from Steven's post, it seems that people over there were enjoying the argument between two and they were capturing the incident on their phones.He requested ... (more...)
Khawaja Asif slams Trump's Jerusalem announcement Khawaja Asif slams Trump's Jerusalem announcement
- December 07, 2017

Osama Siblani publishes the Arab-American News based in Dearborn. In his tweet, Asif stated that the decision of shifting U.S. embassy will alter the status of Jerusalem. "The US administration has to backtrack on this decision to stop any risky escalation that would fuel extremism and create conditions favorable to terrorism", it said. (more...)
One dead after stabbing, crash in WA One dead after stabbing, crash in WA
- December 07, 2017

Police received a report of a large group of people fighting outside Livingstone Shopping Centre about 3.15pm. Latest reports suggest that several people were stabbed in a mass brawl outside a McDonald's restaurant, and a vehicle crashed into passers-by close to the scene of the fight. (more...)
Coldest air of the season Thursday night Coldest air of the season Thursday night
- December 07, 2017

The exact track of the storm system will determine how much - if any - snow we get. The highest likelihood for the most precipitation will be over southeastern MA. Snow showers to start off the work week through Tuesday. It looks like the storm will develop and track too far offshore to have a major impact on CT. (more...)
Garda and another man injured as a result of shooting in Dublin Garda and another man injured as a result of shooting in Dublin
- December 07, 2017

Armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit had broken down the doors of the house when at least one shot was sacked at them. It happened this morning before 7am in Ballymun. The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) have been notified of the incident and investigations are ongoing. A member of the Gardaí and a man have been shot in Dublin. (more...)
Russian Federation concerned over U.S. move on Jerusalem Russian Federation concerned over U.S. move on Jerusalem
- December 07, 2017

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on the expected USA recognition to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Russian News Agency (TASS) reported on Wednesday. (more...)
Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar
- December 07, 2017

The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the Ministers of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Vijay Sampla & Shri Krishan Pal and the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation, Shri Vijay Goel are also seen. (more...)
SC collegium approves 19 lawyers to three High Court benches
- December 07, 2017

Two other lawyers - AV Radhakrishnan and B Pugalendhi - were also recommended for elevation by the High Court. The Chief Minister and the Governor of the State of Tamil Nadu had also concurred. Should the elevation of these nine names go through, the Madras High Court will have a total of 69 judges, just 6 shy of its sanctioned strength of 75. (more...)
United Kingdom defense secretary: Brits fighting for ISIS should be destroyed United Kingdom defense secretary: Brits fighting for ISIS should be destroyed
- December 07, 2017

Gavin Williamson told the Daily Mail militants bent on bringing "destruction, death and bloodshed" to the United Kingdom were being "hunted down". At least 800 Britons have gone to Syria and Iraq to fight for IS and 130 of those have been killed in conflict. (more...)
Massive Industrial Fire in Burlington
- December 07, 2017

Wednesday. The City of Burlington said in a statement there are no reports of injuries and everyone is accounted for. They asked people nearby to close the windows of their homes. Police have closed a portion of Appleby Line beside the scene of the fire, as well as the Toronto-bound access to the QEW. There is now a fire on South Service Road. (more...)
US House Democrat: Prince Must Reveal More Details to Intelligence Committee
- December 07, 2017

Prince said that he didn't discuss sanctions with Dmitriev, or the prospect of doing business with him. Blackwater founder Erik Prince detailed to House Intelligence Committee investigators a January meeting he held with a Russian banker in the Seychelles that he said was unrelated to his support for the Trump campaign, according to a transcript of his closed-door interview released Wednesday. (more...)
Rajasthan 'Love Jihad' case; man burnt alive, accused arrested Rajasthan 'Love Jihad' case; man burnt alive, accused arrested
- December 07, 2017

In a video which is circulating on social media since Tuesday, Raigar can also be seen saying that those who indulge in "love jihad" will face the same fate. The victim was seen pleading to Regar to spare him, but Regar keeps on hacking him with the axe and later sets the victim on fire alive. Raigar has been sent for interrogation in the matter, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar said, adding the victim has been identified as Mohammed Bhatta Sheikh. (more...)
Immigrant rally urges Congress to resolve fate of 'Dreamers' Immigrant rally urges Congress to resolve fate of 'Dreamers'
- December 07, 2017

A group of Republican lawmakers in the House is demanding that Congress pass a legislative replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program before the end of the year, diverging from other GOP lawmakers who say the bill isn't a high priority. (more...)
Michael Flynn Vowed to End Russia Sanctions, According to Whistleblower Michael Flynn Vowed to End Russia Sanctions, According to Whistleblower
- December 07, 2017

That's the account a whistleblower told Rep. Elijah Cummings , the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which has been investigating Flynn's role in the project. According to this whistleblower, General Flynn reportedly sent a key communication on Inauguration Day indicating that the project was now "good to go" and directing his business colleagues to move forward. (more...)

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