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Light earthquakes shake San Jose area Light earthquakes shake San Jose area
- December 27, 2017

Tuesday. No casualties have been reported so far. The tremor was widely felt throughout the Bay Area. San Jose's Mayor Sam Liccardo used the two South Bay quakes felt today as a good example as to why residents should have their natural disaster emergency kits prepared. (more...)
Surveen Chawla is secretly married! Surveen Chawla is secretly married!
- December 27, 2017

The Mumbai daily also spilled beans on their love story and quoted a source saying "Surveen met Akshay through a common friend in 2013 and soon after, they fell in love". We wonder what made her keep the news a secret. This photo has given captions to Surveen, in the middle of an extraordinary life, and their love gave fairies story. (more...)
Egypt wants World Bank to intervene in Ethiopia dam impasse Egypt wants World Bank to intervene in Ethiopia dam impasse
- December 27, 2017

Shoukry calls the World Bank "neutral and decisive" and says "science should be the determining factor" in resolving the issue. The meetings of a tripartite technical committee comprising Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have been fruitless over the past sessions, with both Ethiopia and Sudan eyeing massive benefits from the dam construction while Egypt sees it as a threat to its share of the Nile River water. (more...)
Live results for $277M Mega Millions drawing on 12/26/17 Live results for $277M Mega Millions drawing on 12/26/17
- December 27, 2017

The winning number combination was 1, 3, 13, 15 and 44. Drawings are at 9:59 PM (CT) every Tuesday and Friday The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012. With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot. "If you're holding this million-dollar Powerball ticket, please sign the back of it immediately and keep it in a safe place until you're ready to ... (more...)
Irish dad dies after stabbing in Australia Irish dad dies after stabbing in Australia
- December 27, 2017

He is the father of two children. Let us keep his family in Perth and here at home in Aghada in our prayers. A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene. A man has already appeared in court in connection with the attack on 32-year-old Charles McCarthy, and is due to appear again in the new year. His family in Ireland flew over to be at his bedside. (more...)
CNN cameras capture video of Trump golfing in Florida CNN cameras capture video of Trump golfing in Florida
- December 27, 2017

The latest golf excursion comes after Trump tweeted on Christmas night that he would get "back to work" on Tuesday. Trump, who is staying at his Mar-a-Lago resort, is scheduled to remain in Florida through New Year's Day. Although the-then business mogul had criticized Obama's tendency to spend his time playing golf during his presidential term, it turned out that in the same number of days that Trump has now spent in the office, Obama took to playing the sport a total of 11 times. (more...)
Medical evacuations begin from opposition-held Ghouta in Syria, ICRC says Medical evacuations begin from opposition-held Ghouta in Syria, ICRC says
- December 27, 2017

The evacuations came as a group of Syrian rebels, pinned down in a strategic area where the Israeli and Lebanese borders meet with Syria, said they had been given an ultimatum by government forces and their Iranian-backed militia allies: Surrender or face certain military defeat. (more...)
China stops all exports of oil products to North Korea in November China stops all exports of oil products to North Korea in November
- December 27, 2017

The United States and China will jointly monitor the implementation of sanctions on North Korea, Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun reported , citing us officials. Beijing's move to turn off the taps completely is rare. Beijing has not disclosed its crude exports to North Korea for several years. Citing unnamed sources, the daily said there was a dramatic step-up in preparations for a military response to North Korea's missile tests. (more...)
Comfort women deal with Japan ignored victims, says S Korea Comfort women deal with Japan ignored victims, says S Korea
- December 27, 2017

They were euphemistically called comfort women. The Park government also lacked communications with the victims and failed to get understanding and agreement from the victims, the report said, noting that the 2015 agreement was reached from the government's perspective. (more...)
Gas prices rise in Wyoming Gas prices rise in Wyoming
- December 27, 2017

The price hikes in some states, at least in part, can be attributed to the increase in driving demand as more motorists hit the road for the holidays, the national auto club reported. Gas prices have decreased 7.3 cents from last month's average and have decreased by 17.5 cents from last year's average. OH was among the top 10 states with the largest weekly changes, posting an increase of 16 cents. (more...)
Australian woman faces verdict in Malaysia drugs case Australian woman faces verdict in Malaysia drugs case
- December 27, 2017

She was arrested on Dec 7, 2014, at the Kuala Lumpur airport with 1.5kg of methamphetamine. The mother-of-four was en route to Melbourne from Shanghai when the drugs were discovered. The 54-year-old said she talked online to a man claiming to be "Captain Daniel Smith" from the US Special Forces for two years, on a daily basis. 'There are probably thousands, mostly women, who have been conned into similar situations. (more...)
Analysts See $0.30 EPS for Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
- December 27, 2017

The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $26.79. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability has 0.05% invested in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Duke Realty from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $30.00 price target for the company.in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. (more...)
Los Angeles psychologist takes credit for Steve Mnuchin horse manure gift Los Angeles psychologist takes credit for Steve Mnuchin horse manure gift
- December 27, 2017

But Strong, who was later visited by Secret Service agents, dismissed the seriousness of the situation. Strong had particularly negative feelings about the GOP's recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which gave sweeping tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans. (more...)
Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race
- December 27, 2017

However, on Tuesday, Vijay Rupani was sworn-in as the Gujarat chief minister. Shimla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will attend the swearing-in of Jairam Thakur as the new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister here on December 27, the party said on Sunday. (more...)
Newsweek Criticized Over Misleading Tweet About Melania Trump: 'Pathetic' Newsweek Criticized Over Misleading Tweet About Melania Trump: 'Pathetic'
- December 27, 2017

There are two Southern magnolias, which were planted by Jackson sometime between 1829 and 1837, according to Dale Haney, the White House grounds superintendent. The Arboretum report asserted that the Jackson Magnolia's east half was doomed while the west side would share a similar fate in short order. As 2018 approaches, one major change is coming to the White House. (more...)
Supporters Nominate Navalny For Russian Presidential Election Supporters Nominate Navalny For Russian Presidential Election
- December 27, 2017

But Navalny now needs to be officially registered as a candidate by Russia's central election commission, which has previously said he is ineligible due to a suspended prison sentence that he says was politically motivated. Opposed by token opposition candidates, he is widely expected to sail to victory. Opinion polls say Mr Putin should easily win the March vote. "I don't see anyone else who I want to become president". (more...)
Banned from Russian election, Alexei Navalny calls for boycott Banned from Russian election, Alexei Navalny calls for boycott
- December 27, 2017

In a widely anticipated decision, Russia's top election body ruled Monday to formally bar anti-corruption crusader Navalny from running in the presidential election next March. Russian law doesn't specifically prohibit someone from calling for an election boycott, but authorities previous year blocked access to several websites that did so. (more...)
Canada Expels Venezuelan Ambassador Amid Diplomatic Fight Canada Expels Venezuelan Ambassador Amid Diplomatic Fight
- December 27, 2017

Brasilia, Dec 27 Brazil today ordered the top diplomat at Venezuela's embassy, Gerardo Delgado, to leave the country, in retaliation for Caracas booting out the Brazilian ambassador. Temer's rise resulted in Venezuela-Brazil diplomatic ties being briefly frozen. Kowalik was accused of "nagging, constant rude and offensive interference in Venezuela s domestic affairs", according to Delcy Rodriguez, a Venezuelan official who heads a powerful body of Maduro loyalists known as the Constituent ... (more...)
Utah officer rescues boy from frozen pond Utah officer rescues boy from frozen pond
- December 27, 2017

A friend of the boy had run to get help after the 8 year old ran after a dog that had run onto the ice. Sgt. Thompson of the Washington County Sheriff's Office was the first one on the scene, some 130 miles northeast of Las Vegas. But Thompson "made the personal decision", as the sheriff's office put it, to attempt a rescue on his own. "I was in bad shape", he said. "As the ice got thicker, I couldn't break it with my arms and my fists anymore, so I had to jump up on top of the ice, ... (more...)
Latest North Korea Sanctions Seen Unlikely to Hurt Kim's Regime Latest North Korea Sanctions Seen Unlikely to Hurt Kim's Regime
- December 27, 2017

It singled out the United States for criticism, accusing Washington of having orchestrated the move. Russian Federation is ready to act as a mediator between North Korea and the United States if both parties are willing for it to play such a role, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. (more...)

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