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Israeli minister vows to 'return Lebanon to the stone age' Israeli minister vows to 'return Lebanon to the stone age'
- December 15, 2017

The invitation comes after the US government officially recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel . Calling Iran the "biggest threat to the region", Eisenko insisted that Israel and Saudi Arabia are in agreement about the Islamic Republic's intentions, according to The Guardian . (more...)
Donald Trump added just 63 words to Barack Obama's space policy Donald Trump added just 63 words to Barack Obama's space policy
- December 15, 2017

The directive says that "the moon is of interest to worldwide partners and is within reach of America's private space industry". "This work represents a national effort on many fronts, with America leading the way". During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump promised that "under a Trump administration, Florida and America will lead the way into the stars" and that NASA would be freed to "refocus on space exploration". (more...)
93-Year-Old Florida Woman Fights Eviction and Lands in Jail 93-Year-Old Florida Woman Fights Eviction and Lands in Jail
- December 15, 2017

A 93-year-old Florida woman is in jail after being arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 12, for refusing to leave a residence she had been evicted from for falling behind in rent, WFTV reports. According to that report, officers say that they were able to safely and successfully remove her from the home. But Fitzgerald denied the allegations that she didn't pay rent because she thought she was going to die soon and insisted she tried to pay in October. (more...)
Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested by police as woman dies after accident Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested by police as woman dies after accident
- December 15, 2017

The incident happened near Kagal Bus station in Kolhapur, when the auto rammed over a 67-year-old woman, identified as Ashatai Kamble. The police is now interrogating him. In the Kagal area, he lost his control over the auto and hit the woman. According to a police officer, Kamble was standing in the middle of the road. (more...)
Paris climate summit kickstarting a green global economy Paris climate summit kickstarting a green global economy
- December 15, 2017

He said the 2015 Paris climate accord is in a fragile state after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement in June this year. The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change said its members and related groups, with more than $26tn under management in total, would work with companies to help them reduce emissions over the next five years, in accordance with the Paris goals. (more...)
Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev jailed for eight years over $2 million bribe Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev jailed for eight years over $2 million bribe
- December 15, 2017

The high-profile court case shone a rare light on infighting among the Russian elite ahead of a presidential election in March which incumbent Vladimir Putin is expected to win and was widely seen as a test of how powerful Sechin, a Putin ally, is. (more...)
Gujarat Congress urges SC to get 25% votes verified with VVPAT slips Gujarat Congress urges SC to get 25% votes verified with VVPAT slips
- December 15, 2017

The Congress had in September urged the Election Commission (EC) to mandatorily hold all the future elections with the paper trail of votes. The apex court, however, turned down the plea, refusing to interefere in the Gujart election. The ruling BJP, however, had maintained that the allegations by Congress showed they were in "search for an excuse" as it knew that it would bite the dust in the election. (more...)
Russian Federation begins to withdraw troops from Syria Russian Federation begins to withdraw troops from Syria
- December 15, 2017

Declaring a success in Syria, Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the war-ravaged country and announced a partial pullout of his forces. "You are coming back home with victory!" General Sergei Surovikin, the Russian military commander in Syria, reported to Mr Putin that the military will pull out 23 warplanes, two helicopter gunships, special forces units, military police and field engineers. (more...)
Russian Federation 'risk' to undersea cables, United Kingdom defence chief warns Russian Federation 'risk' to undersea cables, United Kingdom defence chief warns
- December 15, 2017

Britain's senior-most military officer is warning that an improving Russian navy poses risks to undersea communications and Internet cables, saying any disruption could do "catastrophic" damage to the economy. The cables which crisscross the world's oceans and seas carry 95 per cent of communications and over $10 trillion in daily transactions. Russian Federation has repeatedly dismissed Western concerns about its renewed assertiveness as Cold War hysteria, though Kremlin supporters praise ... (more...)
United Kingdom lawmakers assert final say on Brexit United Kingdom lawmakers assert final say on Brexit
- December 15, 2017

The UK reached agreement with the European Commission last week that "sufficient progress" had been made on so-called divorce issues, such as citizens' rights and financial liabilities, to move onto the next phase. But it will still be bound by European law, without having any say in decision-making, and the European Court of Justice will remain the final arbiter of any disputes. (more...)
Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario
- December 15, 2017

Darkness and a cold front that saw wind chill temperatures drop to near minus 30 eventually forced investigators to wait until first light on Friday to continue their probe into why the helicopter went down. "I still can't believe four guys died on this property today and it's sad". Four people are dead after a helicopter crashed near the town of Tweed in eastern Ontario on Thursday. (more...)
Australia's Catholic Church 'should end celibacy' among clergy, inquiry says Australia's Catholic Church 'should end celibacy' among clergy, inquiry says
- December 15, 2017

In February 2017, the commission revealed 7% of Australian Catholic priests had been accused of abusing children inside religious institutions. The inquiry spanned religious, government, educational and professional organisations but heard many accounts alleging abuse cover-ups in the Australian Catholic Church , including allegations of moving priests suspected of abuse between parishes to avoid detection. (more...)
Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire in Southern California Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire in Southern California
- December 15, 2017

The Thomas Fire has charred about 242,500 acres and destroyed almost 1,000 structures since erupting north of Santa Paula 10 days ago, making it the fourth largest blaze in California history . Some evacuations were lifted and the risk to the agricultural city of Fillmore was diminishing. On the western side of the fire, the coastal communities of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria are under threat. (more...)
US House Speaker Paul Ryan mulling retirement after 2018 elections US House Speaker Paul Ryan mulling retirement after 2018 elections
- December 15, 2017

Politico said it interviewed three dozen people who knew Ryan - including lawmakers, congressional and administration aides, conservative intellectuals and Republican lobbyists - and that "not a single person believed Ryan will stay in Congress past 2018". (more...)
Trump to NASA: Fly me (or some other guys) to the Moon Trump to NASA: Fly me (or some other guys) to the Moon
- December 15, 2017

Among those in attendance at the event was Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, the Apollo 17 astronaut who landed on the moon exactly 45 years ago on the last human lunar landing to date. With this, Trump is also putting the vision of former president George W. Bush back on the map. Experts across the space industry showed overwhelming support for the new directive, formally known as Space Policy Directive 1 (SPD-1). (more...)
World Bank sets up $4.5B climate change fund World Bank sets up $4.5B climate change fund
- December 15, 2017

Large companies, investors and national and local governments met in Paris on Tuesday to celebrate the second anniversary of the signing of the landmark 2015 agreement, which bound almost all developed and developing countries for the first time to keep global temperatures below 2C, the threshold scientists regard as the limit of safety. (more...)
PTI 'lauds' SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case PTI 'lauds' SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case
- December 15, 2017

Justices Faisal Arab, Nisar and Umar Ata Bandial had comprised the three-member bench which heard the case. While on the other hand, in the petition filed in November 2016 against Jahangir Tareen, Abbasi had accused him of not declaring his off-shore company. (more...)
China warns against war with North Korea China warns against war with North Korea
- December 15, 2017

Xi made his comments to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in just days after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions. Tillerson is to attend a U.N. Security Council ministerial meeting on North Korea in NY on Friday at which he plans to urge countries to maintain a US -led campaign to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its weapons programs through sanctions. (more...)
Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal
- December 15, 2017

During the 2015 federal election, the Liberals declared that the controversial F-35 would not be a contender for the air force, a vow they have now overturned with their declaration Tuesday that "no firm will be excluded" from the competition. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi's mother votes in Gujarat election, prays for state's well-being PM Narendra Modi's mother votes in Gujarat election, prays for state's well-being
- December 15, 2017

Election officials in Gujarat are going through Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's television interviews to see if any legal provisions related to the country's poll code were violated by the channels which aired them. A total of 851 candidates were in the fray for the second phase. PM Modi's mother, Heeraben, who is 97-year-old, also cast her vote today at a polling booth in Gandhinagar. (more...)

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