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Runoff vote to be held between Egyptian, French candidates for UNESCO election

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Faced with him, without being from Serail, former minister of Culture of François Hollande, Audrey Azoulay, 45 years, where, passed by Court of Auditors, National Film Centre (CNC) and Elysée, has no less all its chances. Egypt submitted an official note to UNESCO's outgoing chief, Irina Bokova, on Friday morning to request the verification of "violations that have been detected throughout the electoral process", foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement. Read More »

EU Spain: Junker does not want Catalonian independence

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The EU says Britain has to make sufficient progress on three divorce issues - the bill, the rights of EU citizens in Britain, and Northern Ireland - before opening the trade negotiations London wants. But he added: "I don't even understand this problem". On citizens' rights, differences remain between the negotiating parties on a number of issues including the so-called right of family reunification, which would allow European Union nationals to avoid having to meet an income threshold, as ... Read More »

Donald Trump's speech to USA conservatives laced with Christmas spirit

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The comment drew thunderous applause. "Tor too long politicians have tried to centralize authority among the hands of a small few in our nation's capital", he said. This is not the first time Trump has addressed the group and initially he was not universally well received. Trump zeroed in on this subject much more during his presidential campaign than he has as president. Read More »

Donald Trump: NFL should have suspended Colin Kaepernick for kneeling

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Starting in September 2016, people of many platforms and fame backed Kaepernick's protest . As another week of football approaches, players will likely continue to demonstrate, whether by taking a knee or linking arms in unity, in order to demonstrate that their acts are aimed toward inequality, not at the military or the American flag. Read More »

Mobile Caps High-Speed Data At 5GB While Roaming In Canada, Mexico

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T-Mobile subscribers on ONE Plus, Simple Choice and Legacy plans will be affected by the change of plans. This is for those using the high-speed data in Canada or Mexico. Once the 5GB limit is exhausted, a customer can still enjoy the unlimited data at the speed of 128 kbps for most plans, or 256 kbps with T-Mobile ONE Plus. Read More »

Rajoy sets deadline for Catalonia's leader

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Spain's government and the European Union, on the other hand, want him to abandon the secession plans altogether. In addition to pressure from Spain, two key allies of Puigdemont's government called on him to ignore the Spanish government's threats and press ahead with proclaiming a new republic. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds withdraw from area near Kirkuk

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Haidar Al-Abadi went on to call for joint administration between the Iraqi government and the KRG over the disputed areas in Kirkuk under the leadership of the federal government in Baghdad , without giving further details on how this would work. Read More »

Congress loses elections wherever Rahul Gandhi campaigns

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Virtually gasping for survival in the country's politically most vibrant state, UP Congress Committee (UPCC) sees a hope of reviving the outfit by elevating Rahul Gandhi as the party's national president. Yogi also alleged "that Congress killed Mahatma Gandhi's ideology and as Mahatma Gandhi had said that the relevance of the Congress had ended after Independence". Read More »

Facebook promises action on Russian ads

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The company disclosed last month that it found ads linked to fake accounts - likely run from Russian Federation - that sought to influence the election. Facebook, she said, does owe America an apology. "We do not want this kind of foreign interference in Facebook", she added. Some 470 accounts spent a total of approximately $100,000 between June 2015 to May 2017 on ads that touted fake or misleading news, according to Facebook. Read More »

Guam-based guided-missile submarine makes port call to South Korea

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South Korea sees that as an important measure of the US commitment to the longstanding alliance between the two allies who fought together in the 1950-53 Korean War. And Washington has agreed to deploy so-called strategic assets in and around South Korea on a more regular basis to provide better deterrence against the North. Read More »

Susan Collins Decides Against Gubernatorial Run

Senate, the 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event in Rockport. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. While the Republican from Caribou remains one of the most popular senators in the country, her support among a Republican party apparatus aligned with hardliners like Gov. Read More »

Just Sayin' …Why is America so in love with guns?

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Perhaps. But when they didn't change after 27 people, mostly children, were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook in 2012, or when 50 people died in an Orlando nightclub in 2016, or when 32 died in the 2007 Virginia Tech mass shootings, you have to wonder just what it would take. Read More »

Jay Shah can be probed if there is evidence, says RSS

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BJP president Amit Shah today defended his son Jay Shah, saying, "there is no question of corruption in the business dealings of Jay (Shah)". "It is extremely unfortunate that since Modi government has taken over, investigating agencies like CBI, ED, IT are used as tools to silence opposition", she said. Read More »

No quick win for Uber in London over license loss

Uber's licence expired on 30 September after it was told by TfL told it that it would not be renewed over concerns that the ride-hailing firm is not "fit and proper" to operate a private hire service in London, citing concerns with the "conduct and approach" of the firm. Read More »

Sen. Schatz on Trump's Threat to NBC

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Wednesday morning, after NBC News reported that Trump had alarmed members of his administration by requesting a tenfold increase in the USA nuclear arsenal - which he categorically denied as "pure fiction" and "fake news" - he had tweeted that it may be "appropriate" to challenge network news licenses. Read More »

Rohingya deportation hearing on Nov 21, won't accept emotional argument: SC

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The UN's human rights chief has criticised India's decision as lacking "basic human compassion". "We will not permit any emotional arguments", the bench observed. The plea, filed by two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, claims they had taken refuge in India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination, violence and bloodshed against the community there. Read More »

Kidnapped US-Canadian couple, three children freed in Pakistan

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Two young children appear in the video with them, and Coleman has told her family that she gave birth to two children in captivity. Pakistan Army announced on Thursday the hostages had been "recovered. USA officials did not confirm the details. In 2009, Boyle was briefly married to Zaynab Khadr, the sister of Canadian-born Omar Khadr who spent a decade at Guantanamo. Read More »

New Orleans cop dies in line of duty, mayor says

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The officer, assigned to New Orleans' 7th District, was on routine patrol along with three other officers shortly after midnight. Harrison didn't immediately elaborate on what they observed. Team. There was a large police presence in an apartment complex near where the shooting happened. Police were evacuating residents from apartments near the scene as the situation developed. Read More »

Turkey army says installing 'observation posts' in Syria

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The convoy included about 30 military vehicles, said Abu Khairo, a commander in a Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel group based in the area, and it entered Syria near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing, according to a civilian witness. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had on Saturday announced that pro-Ankara rebels backed by the Turkish army would lead the military campaign against the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham jihadist coalition in the northwestern Syrian province. Read More »

S.Africa court clears way for Zuma graft prosecution

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A year ago the High Court in Pretoria found that the NPA should not have withdrawn the 783 counts based on the spy tapes' revelation that then head of the Scorpions, Leonard McCarthy and then head of the NPA, Bulelani Ngcuka schemed about the timing of indicting Zuma. Read More »

Rishard Matthews will leave NFL if told to stand for national anthem

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After sending the reply, Matthews later deleted the tweet. This was the first Sunday after Trump made his comments. The wide receiver was originally responding to reports of the NFL making it mandatory to stand for the national anthem. This is a movement that started as a protest against the prejudice and oppression many minorities in America face - especially as it relates to police brutality. Read More »

Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today

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The management of the Sabarimala temple has said earlier the ban on women entry between the ages 10-50 was because they can not maintain the purity on account of menstruation. Unless you have a constitutional right, you can not prohibit entry. The Kerala High Court had upheld the custom in 1991. Questioning the age-old custom, the Supreme Court in July had said, "A temple is a public religious place and can not refuse entry to a woman". Read More »

Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs' ideal start with 6-3 win

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The Leafs were sluggish early in the game when they tried to play more defensively responsible, but trailing by two goals late in the third, Toronto had no choice but to take more chances offensively and shorten their bench, moving veteran Patrick Marleau up with Auston Matthews (who scored the game victor in overtime) and William Nylander and Connor Brown with Nazem Kadri and Leo Komarov. Read More »

Teacher Retirement System of Texas Purchases 21705 Shares of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

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Price T Rowe Inc Md reported 22,837 shares. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,770,264 shares of the coffee company's stock valued at $1,796,675,000 after acquiring an additional 2,234,324 shares during the period. Thirteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 71% are positive. Read More »

House Is Expected to Pass Disaster Relief, Puerto Rico Credit Bill

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The debate played out as the House passed, on a sweeping 353-69 vote, a $36.5 billion disaster aid package that includes assistance for Puerto Rico's financially-strapped government. Captain Scott Miller, a spokesman for the United States military's Northern Command, which is overseeing Puerto Rico relief operations, said there had been no instructions to dial back aid. Read More »

Quake in North Korea prompts nuclear test fears

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The USGS said the magnitude 2.9 quake occurred about 13 miles northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. According to 38 North, a Washington-based project which monitors North Korea, numerous landslides throughout the nuclear test site have been detected via satellite images after the sixth test. Read More »

Croc attack feared after woman with dementia disappears from care home

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Acting Inspector Ed Lukin said police and the SES had found clothing and a walking stick with the woman's name on it near a crocodile-infested creek. "Because of the proximity of these items and this unknown material located by this creek bank we can not rule out a croc attack", Far North Police Acting Inspector Ed Lukin told the newspaper. Read More »

Russian woman killed in risky holiday stunt

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The Russian woman was accompanied by her friend who was driving at the time when the incident took place. Borodina, wearing just bikini bottoms, decides to stick her head out of the window of the backseat. Natalia Borodina leaves behind a young son. She was with her friend on a vacation in the Dominican Republic. The mother-of-one from Moscow was holidaying in the Dominican Republic when the accident occurred. Read More »

Richardson Police Looking For Video Of Vehicle In Missing Child Case

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While there are no obvious searches going on, investigators are working behind the scenes through evidence gathered from the home Tuesday night by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. "She did cooperate with the police and the fact that there may be conversations that occurred between Wesley and a third party.she is not aware of those". Read More »

Shiv Sena leader's vehicle runs over schoolchildren in Maharashtra's Baramati, 2 killed

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Following the accident, the driver and other occupants of the SUV fled from the spot. Police have arrested three of the five persons who were in the auto, and have launched a search for the other two. The arrested trio are identified as Akash Jagtap, Hrishikesh Chavadhar, and Prithviraj Chavan, all residents of Baramati. However, Bangar refused to say whether Mane was among the two who are yet to be arrested, or whether he was driving the vehicle. Read More »

Gunman opens fire in market in Trelleborg, Sweden

Police Skåne spokesman Fredrik Bratt said: "We received several calls about a suspected shooting in central Trelleborg. We have launched a major investigation", it added. "We saw someone running outside". Police have cordoned off the area, allowing ambulances through. "It's packed with police cars in the street". Read More »