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Pradyuman Murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea or accused teenager Pradyuman Murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea or accused teenager
- January 09, 2018

A court here on Monday dismissed the bail plea of the juvenile delinquent in the murder case of a seven-year-old student of a prominent private school, and imposed Rs. The court said that according to Section 74 of the Juvenile Justice Act, the identity of children could not be disclosed, and those who do will be liable for imprisonment up to six months or fined up to Rs 2 lakh, or both. (more...)
Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal
- January 09, 2018

The implementation of the proposal means forced deportation of hundreds of Indian techies working in the United States (US) and waiting for permanent residency in the form of the high-valued, Green Card. The H-1B visa allows US-based companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals. US Chamber of Commerce, a lobbying group, criticized the Trump administration's decision to put more restrictions in place for issuance of H-1B visas that enable highly-skilled foreign workers to work in ... (more...)
Trump addresses internet, trade agreements in Farm Bureau speech Trump addresses internet, trade agreements in Farm Bureau speech
- January 09, 2018

President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals a year ago to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding their operations. "We are streamlining regulations that have blocked cutting edge biotechnology, setting free our farmers to innovate, thrive and to grow", Trump said. (more...)
Shots fired at German-Turkish soccer player's auto Shots fired at German-Turkish soccer player's auto
- January 09, 2018

He was not injured. Naki, who now plays for Kurdish club Amed SK in Turkey, was driving in a right-hand lane when shots from a black auto were aimed at him from his left. Naki grew up in Düren and played for the German clubs FC St. Pauli and SC Paderborn. Naki's time in youth football was spent in Germany, where he was on Bayer Leverkusen's books. (more...)
Stay away from romaine lettuce, Consumer Reports advises Stay away from romaine lettuce, Consumer Reports advises
- January 09, 2018

CDC have confirmed through whole genome sequencing that the E. coli O157:H7 sickening people in Canada has the same DNA fingerprint as the pathogen infecting people in the United States. The outbreak appears to be ongoing, as illnesses linked to romaine lettuce continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada. They're also in communication with Canada, which found sufficient evidence to link the outbreak to romaine lettuce but hasn't yet narrowed it to a specific farm, store ... (more...)
How alligators survive the cold How alligators survive the cold
- January 09, 2018

The Shallotte River Park Swamp posted a series of videos to YouTube recently to show how the reptiles survive in such cold temperatures. 'Pretty wonderful. 'No, they will not respond, ' the park said in a Facebook post. The creatures lower their body temperature and metabolism so they can survive. Most are found in the southeastern corner of the state. (more...)
AFL great Mark Thompson questioned by police AFL great Mark Thompson questioned by police
- January 09, 2018

The man has been released pending enquiries'. Thompson led Geelong to premierships in 2007 and 2009 before leaving the club to join Essendon in 2010 as their senior assistant. These teams investigate illegal drug activity (including cultivate, manufacture and traffic) and property crimes. He was fined $30,000 for his role in the Bombers' supplements scandal which saw 34 past and present players suspended for the 2016 season. (more...)
Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency
- January 09, 2018

UNRWA provides aid to Palestinian refugees. " I fully agree with President Trump's strong criticism of UNRWA ", Netanyahu said at the start of Sunday's cabinet meeting. " This absurd situation must end ". "This needs to be resolved by the parties to the conflict in the context of peace talks, based on United Nations resolutions and global law, and requires the active engagement by the worldwide community", Chris Gunness said. (more...)
CES 2018: ASUS Republic of Gamers unveils its latest gaming lineup CES 2018: ASUS Republic of Gamers unveils its latest gaming lineup
- January 09, 2018

ASUS is partnering with League of Legends team SK Telecom T1 on a laptop designed specifically for esports. Each of the peripherals and accessories, including a new Strix Flare RGB keyboard, will be available later in the first half of 2018, with pricing to be announced at launch. (more...)
Pew: Muslims may become second largest religious group in U.S. by 2040 Pew: Muslims may become second largest religious group in U.S. by 2040
- January 09, 2018

Muslims - which reported on the prevalence of Muslims among immigrants and other demographic groups - with official Census Bureau data on the number of people in these groups. Muslims now make up some 3.45 million people living in the USA, or about 1.1 percent of the total population, while a major Pew study past year suggested some 6.7 million Americans, or 2.1% of the population, identify as Jews. (more...)
Blaze at Hillary Clinton's house in Chappaqua; fire in bedroom quickly extinguished
- January 09, 2018

Police in New Castle, the Westchester County town that encompasses Chappaqua, confirmed the fire was on the couple's main property. Fire extinguishers were utilized to suppress the fire and members of the Chappaqua Fire Department responded and inspected the area above the fire to ensure it had been completely extinguished . (more...)
Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if U.S. dishonors commitments Iran says to reconsider cooperation with IAEA if U.S. dishonors commitments
- January 09, 2018

The protests broke out more than a week ago and Iranian officials declared them over late last week. He stressed that all Iranian officials should be open to public criticism, with no exceptions. He added, "We can not be indifferent to people's life and business". According to a Farsi report by the Khabar Online news website, the proponents of the plan underlined the necessity of implementing the Article 27 of Iran's Constitution which says public gatherings and demonstrations are allowed ... (more...)
New ANC leader calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens New ANC leader calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens
- January 09, 2018

On Monday, he addressed ANC supporters and the new national executive committee (NEC) at an ANC birthday rally held in the East London city hall on Monday. "The work they started in 1912 has given us a great deal of opportunities, and we are going to take them up". "Guided by the Freedom Charter's call that "the people shall share in the country's wealth"‚ we shall‚ as urgently as possible‚ bring together‚ government‚ the labour movement‚ business and communities in a social pact to ... (more...)
Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday
- January 09, 2018

Late past year, Loblaws announced it would give out the cards as an olive branch to customers who were angered by the grocer's admission that it had conspired to inflate the price of packaged bread between 2002 and 2015. If so, you're eligible for a $25 gift card. The company says agreeing to the release "will not impact your right to participate in any class actions relating to an overcharge on the price of packaged bread". (more...)
Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week
- January 09, 2018

The Canadian husband of York County native Caitlan Coleman Boyle, who both were captured and held for years as hostages, appeared in court Wednesday on assault charges. Boyle acted as the spokesperson for the Khadr family in 2008 when Zaynab Khadr staged a hunger strike on Parliament Hill to protest her brother's detention but the pair divorced in 2010 and Boyle married Coleman in 2011 before vanishing during a trip to Afghanistan in 2012. (more...)
Fire at BRD Hospital; principals office, record room gutted Fire at BRD Hospital; principals office, record room gutted
- January 09, 2018

However, no loss of life has been reported so far. Six fire tenders took almost an hour to bring the blaze under control. Pushing into action, the Uttar Pradesh administration and the fire department launched a probe into the incident and prima facie it was found that the fire was caused due to a short circuit. (more...)
Mueller team is interested in interviewing Trump Mueller team is interested in interviewing Trump
- January 09, 2018

When asked whether he still feels the same way about Trump , Graham clarified that he called him "a xenophobic, race-baiting religious bigot" during the campaign but does not believe he has been that as president. "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!" While Graham acknowledged that he has always said the president has a "blind spot" to Russian Federation, things are changing "for the better", he said, pointing to the administration's ... (more...)
Cash Me Ousside Girl Has Some Choice Words About YouTuber Logan Paul Cash Me Ousside Girl Has Some Choice Words About YouTuber Logan Paul
- January 09, 2018

Nevertheless, Japanese Twitter users who are talking about it don't have much in the way of kind words for Paul (translations appear below each tweet). Paul has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, filmed promotions for the Baywatch movie with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and has worked with brands such as Dunkin Donuts and Verizon to post ads for their products on his social pages. (more...)
High-profile corruption trial of former oil executive begins in Vietnam High-profile corruption trial of former oil executive begins in Vietnam
- January 09, 2018

Vietnam has begun a major corruption trial against defendants who include a former senior Communist official and a former oil executive the Vietnamese government is accused of snatching from Germany. Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has overseen a harsh crackdown on corruption at PetroVietnam and the national banking sector since his re-election at the beginning of 2016. (more...)
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hints he will step down Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hints he will step down
- January 09, 2018

In June previous year, Tsvangirai appointed Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as his deputies to join Thokozani Khupe as vice-presidents. The opposition leader appreciated President Mnangagwa for taking time to visit him at his home last week to check on his health progress saying that the visit gives a new hope for political tolerance in the country. (more...)

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