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Belleair residents among 10 Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash Belleair residents among 10 Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash
- January 01, 2018

The family lived in Belleair, along the Gulf of Mexico. Investigators in the Central American country are looking into what caused the plane to crash soon after takeoff, killing the 10 USA citizens and two local crew members on board. Mr Cubillo identified the pilot as Juan Manuel Retana and described him as very experienced. The newspaper reported the plane had taken off from the capital San Jose at 11:37 am (1737 GMT) for the small sealed airstrip in Punta Islita, where the tourists ... (more...)
'PM Modi made a revolutionary law': Triple talaq petitioner who joined BJP 'PM Modi made a revolutionary law': Triple talaq petitioner who joined BJP
- January 01, 2018

Incidentally, Ishrat joined the BJP at its Howrah office on Saturday. A state level function to felicitate her will be organised soon, it is learnt. Her husband, Murtaza, had allegedly called Ishrat from Dubai in 2015, where he said "talaq talaq talaq" to claim divorce and disconnected the call. (more...)
Woman found dead, Amber Alert issued for missing children Woman found dead, Amber Alert issued for missing children
- January 01, 2018

Police believe that Terry Allen Miles, 44, is connected to the suspicious death and the abduction. KHOU reports that authorities responded to a call regarding a welfare check at a home off of 2600 block of Leslie Court in Round Rock. He was last heard from in Round Rock, Texas on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. They are believed to be with a man named Terry Miles, 44, in a 2017 gray Hyundai Accent hatchback vehicle with the Texas license plate JGH9845. (more...)
Israeli military court to try Tamimi on 12 counts of assault Israeli military court to try Tamimi on 12 counts of assault
- January 01, 2018

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi (C-R) speaks to her lawyer Gaby Lasky in the military courtroom at Ofer Prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 1, 2018. The Palestinians struggle against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem , and the Gaza Strip, territories that Israel seized in the 1967 and has held ever since, despite global protest. (more...)
Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM
- January 01, 2018

Haj pilgrims are shortlisted every year through the computerised lottery system. Announcing the government's decision to do away with the lottery system for women Haj pilgrims, going on the pilgrimage with male guardian ( mehram ), Mr Modi said, "Usually there is a lottery system for selection of Haj pilgrims but I would like that single women pilgrims should be excluded from lottery system and given a chance as a special category". (more...)
Indian soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC Indian soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
- January 01, 2018

Hailing from village Lohgarh, Thakhran Wala, district Firozepur of Punjab, Sepoy Jagsir Singh, 32, is survived by wife Mohinder Pall Kaur, two daughters, and a son. Amid the spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat reviewed the operational preparedness of the security forces and prevailing security situation in the state on Saturday. (more...)
Catalonia: Carles Puigdemont demands Spain restore his government Catalonia: Carles Puigdemont demands Spain restore his government
- January 01, 2018

The Spanish prime minister has rejected any idea of Puigdemont governing from overseas. The region's former leader Carles Puigdemont - who is in self-imposed exile in Brussels - leads one of the separatist parties. In a recorded message, Mr Puigdemont insisted he was still Catalonia's "legitimate" leader. At the opening session, the parliament typically chooses a house speaker, who then calls on a candidate to try to form a government in the following days. (more...)
Trump warns: no deal to protect Dreamers without cash for border wall Trump warns: no deal to protect Dreamers without cash for border wall
- January 01, 2018

Now he has said that unless that funding is found, he will not support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. Trump's tweet comes after Democrats in Congress faced sharp criticism from immigration activists and progressive groups for not demanding legislative protection for Dreamers in the year-end bill to fund the government. (more...)
Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say
- January 01, 2018

The prosecutor said he expects that the teen will on Tuesday be charged as an adult with four counts of murder and one count possession of a weapon for an unlawful objective. He faces charges of murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful objective, the Park Press reported . The gun was legally owned and registered to the address when the incident unfolded. (more...)
Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier
- January 01, 2018

Three of the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece last July in a helicopter and requested asylum after a failed military coup against the Turkish government, are transferred in a police convoy to a court in Athens , Greece, April 25, 2017. (more...)
Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Knicks at Pelicans Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Knicks at Pelicans
- January 01, 2018

With the Knicks trailing by five points, Porzingis nailed a 3-pointer and then smashed a one-handed jam to tie the game at 101-101. New Orleans is 9-8 at home this season; after tonight, its next game here isn't until January 8. The Knicks led by 11 at halftime, but Davis led a surge in the third quarter. Cousins finished the night with 29 points and 19 rebounds while Rajon Rondo added eight points and 12 assists. (more...)
California rings in the new year with broad legalization of marijuana California rings in the new year with broad legalization of marijuana
- January 01, 2018

MA and ME are on track to follow suit later this year. Recreational cannabis sales officially begin in California today, but fewer than 100 adult-use retail licenses have been issued throughout the state - which may lead to long lines and out-of-stock issues for the rec stores able to open their doors on New Year's Day. (more...)
Graham leads No. 11 Kansas past Texas Graham leads No. 11 Kansas past Texas
- January 01, 2018

Bamba, however, cooled down in the second half with only six points. Guard Jaylen Adams had 23 points in the victory over Syracuse, and he is capable of taking over any game. The four the senior knocked down before intermission not only looked smooth coming off his right hand, but they also came at pivotal junctures. "It was nearly like playing the (Golden State) Warriors". (more...)
Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters
- January 01, 2018

On Saturday, Telegram had suspended the account of one Iranian channel, Amad News, saying it had violated the service's terms of use by calling for violence. President Hassan Rouhani has so far not made any statement since the protests started. Trump , whose travel bans blocked Iranians from getting US visas, again tweeted about the protests Sunday. (more...)
First baby of new year born just after midnight in Limerick First baby of new year born just after midnight in Limerick
- January 01, 2018

The baby weighed in at 2.9kg (6lbs 4oz). Area hospitals all work together with labor and delivery staff at midnight on New Year's every year to determine exactly which baby was the first to be born in the new year. The unnamed baby girl, born to Tania Shirin, weighed in at 4 pounds, 11.5 ounces. Five babies were born in the course of the morning at the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital in Dublin . (more...)
Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller
- January 01, 2018

His words are all the more striking since the Trump administration has accused Mueller of being biased against the Republican president. Several Republicans, including Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, have called for the removal of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe - a move Democrats have argued is an effort to undermine Mueller as his investigation ramps up and to give Trump cover should he try to remove Mueller, a step the White House insists is not on the table. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) EPS Estimated At $1.56
- January 01, 2018

Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc who had been investing in Trupanion Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $879.27 million market cap company. JP Morgan initiated the shares of UTX in report on Thursday, October 8 with "Neutral" rating. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 19 report. (more...)
Iran president supports protesters' rights Iran president supports protesters' rights
- January 01, 2018

Meanwhile, authorities acknowledged the first fatalities in the protests, during clashes late Saturday in Doroud, some 325 kilometers (200 miles) southwest of Tehran in Lorestan province, where protesters had gathered for an unauthorized rally, said Habibollah Khojastepour, the security deputy of Lorestan's governor. (more...)
United Nations leader issues 'red alert' for unity in 2018 United Nations leader issues 'red alert' for unity in 2018
- January 01, 2018

Perils, including deepening conflicts and new dangers emerged, and global concerns over nuclear weapons reached the highest since the Cold War, he added. For Guterres, peace can not be achieved unless there is unity in the world. However, the Secretary General's dreams for peace were not reachable. (more...)
2 protesters killed in western Iran 2 protesters killed in western Iran
- January 01, 2018

President Donald Trump wrote of his support for the Iranian protesters, saying that the world was watching. Abdolreza Rahmani- Fazli, Iran's interior minister, warned people not to take part in "illegal gatherings". Videos circulating on social media late Saturday appeared to show fallen protesters in Dorud as gunshots sounded in the background. Protests broke out in several towns and cities in a fourth night of demonstrations against economic problems. (more...)

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