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Windies to tour Pakistan for T20I series in March next year

The tour was initially supposed to happen in November this year but has had to be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances. Pakistan Saturday put off their three-match Twenty20 series with the West Indies scheduled later this month to March next year, citing weather conditions as the reason for postponement. Read More »

S Korea, US begin joint naval exercises aimed at North


Most of Trump's predecessors have visited the DMZ. Trump continued his tough talk against Pyongyang on Friday in a speech to business leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam, saying that the region's future "must not be held hostage to a dictator's twisted fantasies of violent conquest and nuclear blackmail", referring to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

PoK belongs to Pakistan, stop talking Azadi: Farooq Abdullah


According to news agency GNS, Farooq said the Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) belongs to Pakistan while this part of Kashmir belongs to India. "If the Indian government wants peace it will have to talk to Pakistan and conclude that an autonomy be given to us as well as them", the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said. Read More »

Intrexon Corp (XON)'s Stock Is Sell After Achieving 1 Year Low

A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Northland Capital initiated the shares of XON in report on Thursday, December 29 with "Outperform" rating. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 24,640 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $468,000 after acquiring an additional 13,783 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Trump, Putin show resolve to defeat Islamic State


Senate panel approves North Korean banking sanctions Forbes: Wilbur Ross overstated wealth by billion Bernie Sanders warns of "international oligarchy" after "Paradise Papers" leak MORE holds a stake in a company that does business with a Russian company with possible ties to the Russian president's son-in-law, according to multiple reports . Read More »

From pileups to odd-even flip-flop: What happened after Delhi's smog descended


Closing down all schools. The news channel says that by midday Thursday, the level of carcinogenic pollutants in the air in the city of 20 million people was roughly 10 times the reading in infamously polluted Beijing. To minimize the impact of pollution, the organizers will wash the entire course with effluent water mixed with salt, according to a statement. However, both the states had requested that long-term measures to ensure that this does not happen every year need to be put in place. Read More »

How Will The Louis CK Scandal Affect The Future Of FX?

Louis C.K.'s work with Adlon, who has a strong feminist perspective and voice, has been often cited as an example of him being supportive of women in comedy. Earlier today, indie film distributor, The Orchard, announced that they would cancel I Love You, Daddy!'s theatrical release. The Orchard, the distribution company for the comic's controversial movie " I Love You, Daddy ", dropped the film one week before its November 17 release. Read More »

SK Sinha resigns as Chief Justice of Bangladesh


Justice Sinha left on leave to Australia on 13th last month. His term was scheduled to end on Jan 31 next year, but he resigned 81 days ahead, after serving the office for 1,030 days. Claiming that the "verdict on the 16th amendment to the constitution has gone against interest of the government", Moudud said, "Sinha has been victimised of revenge of the government". Read More »

Penn State vs. Rutgers


The last time the Nittany Lions were in front of a Beaver Stadium crowd they had just dominated MI and were about to move to No. 2 in the country. But after dropping a pair of tough games against Ohio State and Michigan State to fall out of playoff contention, will the motivation still be there to put on a brilliant display? The question is just how much juice the Lions will have at the start of this matchup after having the wind sucked out of their big aspirations for this season. Read More »

After uproar, Pune University removes vegetarian condition for gold medallist


While several people have argued that the circular is an old one and was issued ten years ago, the number of the circular number is 225/2017 clearly indicating that the circular was issued this year itself. "How is the varsity approving such rules for a gold medal?" A copy of the circular which was uploaded by Lok Satta shows a list of 10 qualifications for a student to be eligible for a gold medal. Read More »

Jharkhand: Fatwa issued against muslim woman for teaching yoga


Commenting on the fatwa, he said, "What is wrong if some woman teaches yoga?" "Protesting this is highly condemnable", said Maulana Saif Abbas, to ANI. Two days ago, Rafia Naaz was allegedly threatened by members of her community after she performed yoga. Presently, she is doing her M.Com from a local college. Read More »

Pradyuman murder case: Accused juvenile sent to correction home till Nov 22


They said the agency has also purchased some knives from the shop to get their forensic analysis done in order to corroborate if the weapon was actually bought from there. once he is discharged, we will file a case against the police and school management", said Mohit Verma, Ashok's Lawyer. Sources said that the agency collected the clothes which the accused was wearing on the day of the crime. Read More »

John Alexander resigns over dual citizenship issue


The 66-year-old member for Bennelong, in Sydney 's north, held a press conference on Saturday to announce his resignation, ABC reports. John Alexander, a lawmaker in Turnbull's Liberal Party, announced this week that he was waiting for advice from the British Home Office on whether he had inherited citizenship from his English-born father. Read More »

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR


The NGT has also said that the rule, which will be in place from 8 am to 8 pm, would apply to two-wheelers, government vehicles and women drivers as well. NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the government whether the LG's approval was taken for the implementation of the odd-even rule. To this, the Delhi Government stated that this couldn't be said as of now. Read More »

Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria


Though North Korea and the Ukraine had been discussed, the two sides focused on trying to strike an agreement about a path to resolve Syria's civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, according to officials. They did not rule out an informal chat between the American and Russian leaders. Tillerson said at least an informal "pull-aside" is likely at the summit in Vietnam, but a formal "bilateral" sit-down is "still under consideration". Read More »

GI found with head wound, arms bound, Nigerian says


The operation in Niger that resulted in the death of Johnson and three other soldiers has come under intense scrutiny as to how US troops were ambushed on a mission where risk of enemy contact was said to be low. He cautioned against drawing any conclusions until the investigation into the incident is complete. Johnson was found separately, and two days later, from the other slain soldiers. Read More »

Centre, states must come together, says Delhi CM Kejriwal


In the ongoing political slugfest between Delhi, Haryana and Punjab Governments over the problem of smog, Haryana senior Minister Anil Vij on Thursday went onto demanding that Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi Government should give grants to the farmers of Haryana for not burning stubble. Read More »

Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital


Speaking at a news conference in Dubai, Macron said that while he still supported the country's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a new agreement needed to be reached over its missile program. Harrigian declined to give any specifics on the exact type of missile the U.S. believed it to be. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has accused Lebanon and its Shiite Hezbollah movement of declaring war on it. Read More »

La Nina Impact on Winter 2017: Cold, Snowy, Wet


While La Nina conditions can indicate climate variations from seasonal norms, weather conditions will still be highly variable at any particular location, and cannot be predicted with accuracy beyond a few days or a week. "This will certainly set us up for a parched landscape", Keim said. The October long-range forecast called for precipitation and temperatures to be average for most of the Northwest through the end of January. Read More »

Trump, control guns and then will you control the killings


I am a responsible hunter. However, where firearms are concerned reason seldom makes an appearance. Gun enthusiasts often protest: Cars kill about as many people as guns, and we don't ban them! A month earlier, a man fired on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas , killing 58, using rifles modified with "bump stocks"-devices created to mimic the speed of fully automatic weapons". Read More »

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research


Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) has risen 17.98% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $276.20 billion company. Bokf Na holds 0.76% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) or 87,423 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has 408,098 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. Intl Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) was raised too. Read More »

Spanish Court Sets Bail for Catalan Speaker Detained over Independence Bid

Four other senior parliamentary officials were allowed to walk free but were told to pay each 25,000 euros of bail money within a week, according to a court statement. Fresh elections will be held in Catalonia on 21 December, and Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, called on Wednesday for "massive participation" in the vote. Read More »

Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Last Town under ISIS Control


Support the Iraqi military, the worldwide coalition led by the USA said that Iraq liberated from ISIS nearly completely. Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants on Saturday initiated a push into the city of Rawa and the nearby town of Rumana to drive out IS militants from their last urban stronghold in the Iraqi western border with Syria , the Iraqi military said. Read More »

GST needs structural changes, says Rahul


The Council had been facing widespread criticism from opposition-ruled states over keeping mass used goods in the 28 per cent slab which was meant for luxury and de-merit goods. "GST is one tax reform not five tax. We asked them for a simple version", he added. Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said a "shower of changes" is expected from the GST Council meeting in Guwahati and the "panic-stricken" Modi government has no option but to change the new tax rates. Read More »

Suspect hands out donuts during robbery, Texas police say


The man in the lobby takes the customers' cell phones, places them by the register and then hops over the counter. Houston police are looking for three suspects in connection to the robbery, which took place October 16. The release of surveillance video at a donut store on Houston's north side shows how one thief tried to keep the customers happy. All three of the robbers then fled the location and are still being sought by police. Read More »

United States woman released from Zimbabwe jail on bail


Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights said it has represented close to 200 people in recent years for accusations that they insulted Mugabe. Mavhaire said Mnangagwa was likely to remain silent and hope Mugabe would bring him back into the system. Read More »

Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without US


Danang has a special place in US-Vietnamese history: it was where the first US ground troops disembarked in 1965 in the escalation of a war that would last another decade before the communist victory. The worry for Ms Ardern is that supporters on the left who don't like TPP will feel betrayed - she can no longer portray Labour as just passively having to sign off what was negotiated. Read More »

BEST unveils emission free electric buses at Wadala depot


The buses have been launched with the intention of providing environmental friendly buses as these buses runs on electricity. The electric buses will be launched by Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray at Wadala depot. "These buses will be brought to Backbay Depot from where they will begin to operate". According to the Newspaper,"The committee hopes, with remediation of the constraints presently surrounding electrical cars, introduction of them into taxi services in the future will be boon for ... Read More »

Dazzling Northern Lights display illuminates Finnish skies

According to Aurora Service EU predicting when and where the Aurora Borealis will shine is hard and although we can speculate where the lights will be seen there is no guarantee. However, those further south could be in luck as yesterday's Aurora Borealis was spotted in Shrewsbury. Locations with a good view of the northern horizon, such as beaches, headlands or the tops of hills, will also have an advantage, with the lights occurring to the north-east of the UK. Read More »

ISIS hacks Swedish radio and plays recruitment song


Following the hack, the station began playing the propaganda song of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) instead of its usual mix of hits and oldies. However, he acknowledged that it is hard to stop people with pirate transmitters from hijacking a radio frequency. "Afterwards it is very hard". The hacking in Sweden comes as the FBI is investigating how a New Jersey school district's website was hacked on Tuesday and replaced with pro-ISIS propaganda instead. Read More »

Colleges Begin Announcing Semester Plans as Strike Continues

About 12,000 college professors, counsellors and librarians at have been on strike since October a dispute that centers around job security and academic freedom. Students are asked to delay making plans until an update is provided. Updates have also been posted to the websites of other Toronto-area colleges, including Sheridan College, which said the week of December 18 to 22 will be needed to make up for lost instruction time. Read More »