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Two unidentified militants killed in encounter in J&K Two unidentified militants killed in encounter in J&K
- December 19, 2017

According to sources, a joint team of 44RR and SOG launched a cordon-and- search operation at Batmuraan following specific inputs about the presence of some militants. This is another successful attempt from the forces to neutralize the terrorists that have been making nuisance and endangering the lives of the residents. (more...)
12 killed as fire engulfs snack shop in Saki Naka 12 killed as fire engulfs snack shop in Saki Naka
- December 19, 2017

All the 12 workers were pulled out of the debris and taken to the civic-run Rajawadi Hospital in suburban Ghatkopar where they were declared dead before admission, the official said. At least 25 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire. "Ramesh Bhanushali, the shop owner, has been arrested for running the establishment without any valid papers". (more...)
Dual Standards can't be tolerated: Nawaz Sharif Dual Standards can't be tolerated: Nawaz Sharif
- December 19, 2017

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has once again decried his disqualification in the Panama Papers case terming it a "murder of justice" which, according to him, would be taken to its logical conclusion. "Imran Khan has admitted that he owns an offshore company but even then you can see the difference in judgement of the cases", said Nawaz while giving a reference to the apex court judgement in which petitions against Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) seeking his disqualifications were ... (more...)
NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat
- December 19, 2017

Moreover, Mr Rathva's 4,500 votes gain significance when one looks at the margin of victory in the Chhota Udaipur constituency. NOTA received more votes than what NCP and BSP polled individually too. While the Bahujan Samaj Party candidate for 4,337 votes, NOTA votes totalled 3,433, just enough for Modhwadia to get the coveted seat. While the BJP managed to get 49% of votes which accounts to 14,365,097 voters, the Congress could get 41.5% votes that is 12,149,825 voters, in Gujarat. (more...)
The Pentagon has confirmed its $22M program to investigate UFOs The Pentagon has confirmed its $22M program to investigate UFOs
- December 19, 2017

The Pentagon says the program has since been shuttered. Officials also examined video of encounters between unknown objects and United States military aircraft . "I've done something that no one has done before", he added. His interest in UFOs was piqued by conversations with billionaire entrepreneur Robert Bigelow , whose aerospace company was tapped to conduct much of the research for AATIP's UFO sightings , Reid told the Times . (more...)
Munster maul Tigers to take Euro command Munster maul Tigers to take Euro command
- December 19, 2017

Mathew Tait had scored an early try for Tigers but their ill-discipline was punished by Ian Keatley , who kicked six penalties to keep the scoreboard ticking. "We had a few mistakes, but we battled hard and it was a great performance". We knew it wouldn't be open and that we would have to buckle up. Yellow cards are a hard thing to know how to play them and I thought we certainly played them a little better. (more...)
Stephanie McMahon announces first-ever Women's Royal Rumble Match Stephanie McMahon announces first-ever Women's Royal Rumble Match
- December 19, 2017

Ask enough and ye shall receive - because WWE announced on Raw tonight that the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble match will take place. As it has been for the last couple of decades, the victor of the Royal Rumble will earn a world title match, either facing the Universal or WWE champion at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans. (more...)
Japan approves missile defense system amid North Korea threat Japan approves missile defense system amid North Korea threat
- December 19, 2017

They will be purchased in the U.S. and will cost Tokyo about 100 billion yen (about $889 million) each. The government plans to start selecting areas for the facilities, but the deployment could trigger concern among residents living nearby, as the system's radars emit strong radio waves. (more...)
Uber driver arrested over British diplomat's death Uber driver arrested over British diplomat's death
- December 19, 2017

The group said it hoped that the reaction that Dykes' case witnessed would be seen in other cases. The ministry offered its condolences to the victim's family, stressing that the suspect will be held accountable before the judiciary for what he had done. (more...)
USA vetoes UNSC resolution criticising its Jerusalem decision USA vetoes UNSC resolution criticising its Jerusalem decision
- December 19, 2017

The US along with Britain, China, France and Russian Federation can veto any resolution presented to the council, which requires nine votes for adoption. US Ambassador Nikki Haley signalled during a council meeting held ahead of the vote that the United States was ready to use its veto by recalling that the former US administration had abstained in a vote condemning Israeli settlements past year. (more...)
Schumer rips FCC's net neutrality repeal, backs effort to overturn decision Schumer rips FCC's net neutrality repeal, backs effort to overturn decision
- December 19, 2017

Most , if not all, of my colleagues and I conduct business electronically. State lawmakers focused particularly on the FCC's attempt to not only kill net neutrality at the federal level, but also to prevent individual states and localities from enacting their own protections to preserve the open internet. (more...)
Minneapolis officers involved in shooting at City Hall Minneapolis officers involved in shooting at City Hall
- December 19, 2017

The Minneapolis Police Departments didn't provide details in confirming on its Twitter account that a shooting happened late in the business day. "After attempting to subdue the adult male subject, officers discharged their weapons", Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said in a statement. (more...)
Barcelona can not win the title at Real Madrid claims boss Ernesto Valverde Barcelona can not win the title at Real Madrid claims boss Ernesto Valverde
- December 19, 2017

A €30 million signing from Valencia a year ago, Alcacer has made 12 appearances for Barca this season, scoring 12 goals. Coach Ernesto Valverde appeared to suggest that losing Alcacer for El Clásico is a blow. We'll prepare for it well because we are determined to put in a good performance". Luis Suarez and Paulinho managed two close-range finishes apiece but the tally could easily have been into humiliation territory but for slender margins. (more...)
Twitter Suspends Trump's Favorite Alt-Right Islamophobic Retweet Account Twitter Suspends Trump's Favorite Alt-Right Islamophobic Retweet Account
- December 19, 2017

The social media platform also began penalizing account holders whose profiles contained "hateful imagery and display names", or those who use a "username, display name, or profile bio to engage in abusive behavior", the company said in a blog post . (more...)
Turnbull cabinet reshuffle: conservatives promoted and Darren Chester dumped Turnbull cabinet reshuffle: conservatives promoted and Darren Chester dumped
- December 19, 2017

Littleproud, who was first elected in 2016 and does not now hold any portfolios, is catapulted into cabinet as the minister for agriculture and water resources. In a press conference on Tuesday, Turnbull paid tribute to Brandis' 17-year career. Conservatives Angus Taylor and Alan Tudge support Dutton in the home affairs portfolio, Taylor as the minister for law enforcement and cyber security and Tudge as the minister for citizenship and multicultural affairs, shifting him out of human ... (more...)
Actor Rob Lowe thanks Thomas firefighters with home-cooked meal Actor Rob Lowe thanks Thomas firefighters with home-cooked meal
- December 19, 2017

CalFire has put the estimated cost of fighting the blaze at almost $131 million. But coastal communities within the towns of Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland were still at risk as crews hurried to extend and shore up buffer zones before a return of higher winds forecast for Wednesday, Tolmachoff said. (more...)
Church of England appoints first female bishop of London Church of England appoints first female bishop of London
- December 19, 2017

Libby Lane was consecrated the church's first female bishop in 2015. On Twitter, Khan called the newly-appointed bishop "an incredible public servant" and a "great Londoner". Research by Premier earlier this year revealed that Bishop Sarah, tweets more often than any other bishop with an average 165 tweets sent every month. (more...)
What's Next for Credit Acceptance Corporation (CACC) After Achieving All Time High?
- December 19, 2017

Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp increased its stake in Wabtec Corp (WAB) by 6.69% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swiss Bancshares holds 0% in Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC) or 11,777 shares. The Clough Capital Partners LP holds 118,459 shares with $30.46M value, down from 122,420 last quarter. (more...)
Demand for Christmas Trees Surges as Supply Drops Demand for Christmas Trees Surges as Supply Drops
- December 19, 2017

Their second daughter has been hospitalized since her birth in mid-November and underwent heart surgery so they postponed getting their tree until December 16. Jardetzky said he'd heard about the nationwide Christmas tree shortage, but it struck home when he eyed the yellow price tags. But this time it could be different from the usual fluctuations of the Christmas tree industry. (more...)
Pentagon funded program looking into UFO sightings Pentagon funded program looking into UFO sightings
- December 19, 2017

Defense Department budgets worth hundreds of billions of dollars. For the first time , the USA defence department has acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program run from an office in a quiet corner of its sprawling headquarters. (more...)

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