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Indian Airport Just Shattered a World Record

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Technically it has two rnways, but they crisscross, so only one can be operated by one at any given time. There are hundreds of flights coming in and going out of the airport on a single day. The runway has a declared capacity to handle 46 take-offs and departure in an hour. Indian air carriers flew around 100 million domestic passengers in 2016, but 97 percent of India's 1.3 billion people have never been on a flight, according to Bloomberg Sunday. Read More »

AMBER alert issued for missing North Carolina 3-year-old girl

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Sheriff Miller said officials are "working everything that can be worked to find this little girl". Kirsty Woods, the girl's mother, woke up Monday morning and noticed her daughter was missing from her bedroom. Since then K9 units are sniffing for clues around the trailer where she was last seen. "If anybody knows where she is at or any information, just please call the sheriff's department or notify anybody". Read More »

Syria peace talks to resume in Geneva on Tuesday

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Syria mediator Staffan de Mistura said Monday the Syrian government had not yet confirmed that it would attend the talks. The paper said the demand was a "hidden condition". "Last night, we received a message that the government would not travel to Geneva today", de Mistura said, adding "the delegation was tasked to negotiate in Geneva without any preconditions, to discuss all issues on the agenda and to have the implementation of relevant United Nations resolutions as the sole reference for ... Read More »

China sentences Taiwanese activist to 5 years for subversion

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Lee Ming-cheh in court. Lee declared at the court that he would not file an appeal against the court's ruling. "I want to express again that I am proud of his dedication", she said in a statement. Relations between Taiwan and China have been near an all-time low since the election of Tsai, whose party has advocated Taiwan's formal independence. Read More »

Ankara Urges US To Drop Case Against Turkish-Iranian Businessman, Banker

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The prosecutors said the defendants worked to supply gold and currency to Iran and Iranian entities, in violation of the sanctions, sometimes disguising transactions as purchases of food. Caglayan, who has denied the charges, and six other high-ranking co-defendants in the case remain in Turkey. Investor sentiment toward Turkey has cooled, and traders said the situation was a factor in the lira's fall to record lows. Read More »

Errant donkeys spend 4 days in UP jail

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The head constable also added, "We had several times warned the owner of the donkeys not to let the herd graze outside the jail campus". Despite our warning to the owner of these donkeys, he let his animals loose in the area. In a state where the police machinery was previously put into action to locate a minister's missing buffalos, the donkeys failed to get any political backing for four days before a local politician came to the rescue and posted the bail amount. Read More »

SC quashes plea against Padmavati's release outside India

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The bench which also comprised of Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud termed as "misconceived", the prayers sought by Sharma in his fresh petition and said that the court can not pre-judge a movie which is yet to be certified by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Read More »

White House mulls ban on staff's personal phone use

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According to anonymous administration officials who spoke to Bloomberg , banning employees from using personal phones at work is a cybersecurity issue. Another issue is the privacy of staffers' personal communications. Bloomberg points out information from a source saying that the ban would be in place for cyber security reasons because personal devices are not as secure as White House-issued devices. Read More »

PM Modi Launch HMR Metro at Miyapur by 2.25 pm

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The concessionaire, L&T Metro Rail ( Hyderabad ) Ltd, has fixed a minimum fare of Rs 10 for a distance of up to two kilometres. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail tomorrow at Miyapur station. Read More »

Nick Lachey Pushes Aid For Cincinnati Bar Shooting Victim

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Remarkably, Richardson survived the ordeal but was hospitalized with serious injuries to her face and jaw, Cincinnati Police Department spokesman Sgt. Anyone with any information, help us find some justice", Nick wrote on Twitter , adding , "Please help Ellie and her family get through this most hard time. Read More »

16 people killed on OH roads over Thanksgiving holiday weekend

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Dixon, 31, from Woodville, was reportedly walking in the northbound lane of U.S. 61 in Wilkinson County. The number of people killed on OH roads during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend almost doubled from a year ago. In Benton county, Tavieon D. Johnson, 20, of Michigan City died after his auto was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by Marquez Amaya, 25, of Memphis. Read More »

Miscarriage of Justice: Six UK Anti-Piracy Soldiers Still in India Limbo

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The families of the men are overjoyed at the winning of the appeal. The Indian High Commission in London also welcomed the ruling, stressing that it highlights India's reputation as a democratic nation with a free and fair judiciary. Tomlinson was among friends and family members who had led a campaign in the United Kingdom, including lobbying ministers and Downing Street , to secure the release of the men. Read More »

U.S. warns of 'damage to bilateral ties, Pakistan's reputation' over Hafiz's release

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The petition was filed when he was under house arrest. His release has received a huge global outcry in which the Ministry of External Affairs and the White House has condemned it. Celebrating his release, Saeed, in a controversial statement said that he will gather people from across Pakistan for the "cause of Kashmir" and help Kashmiris secure "freedom". Read More »

Argentine navy: Submarine's battery short-circuited before it went missing

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But navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference on Sunday (26 November) that he had not ruled out an "extreme survival situation". The search operation extends for a 22-mile (35-kilometer) radius from an area about 250 miles off the coast of Argentina - around the location of the explosion that may have sent the vessel to the bottom of the ocean. Read More »

Bali Volcano: Thousands evacuated after Mount Agung eruption

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Cathay said its flights CX785 and CX784 on November 28 will "remain inactive until further notice" due to continued effects of the volcanic ash. Arie Ahsanurrohim, spokesman for Bali's largest airport, Ngurah Rai, announced early Tuesday morning flights would be grounded for another day over fears of volcanic ash. Read More »

The Dictionary.com 2017 Word Of The Year Is Basically "Ivanka Trump"

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Web traffic may not be the only measure by which the website chooses their word of the year, but Liz McMillan , Dictionary.com CEO, has stated that it does help show what Internet users are interested in. The cultural consciousness was no less dark through the eyes of those over at Oxford University Press (which chose "post-truth" as its global word of the year in 2016, after its use skyrocketed during a contentious "Brexit" referendum and a divisive US presidential election) and at ... Read More »

Puneesh Sharma throws slipper at Akash Dadlani

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Every contestant was asked to nominate two people and three contestants with maximum number of votes will find themselves battling it out over the week. Arshi nominates Puneesh and Bandgi once again. It turned uglier and Hina threw her food on the ground. Puneesh also says Akash and Luv. Hiten is angry at Bandgi and Akash as they kept on eating parathas (as Shilpa and Hiten discussed, each housemate was supposed to have only two parathas). Read More »

Lil Peep's Death: Fentanyl-Laced Drugs May Have Played a Role

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Fentanyl is an opioid pain reliever that is up to 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the Centers for Disease Control . Lil Peep , whose real name is Gustav Åhr, passed away at the age of 21. Peep, who was gaining an worldwide reputation for his emotional lyrics which featured a touch of emo, was found dead a matter of hours before a concert on his United States tour. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of snow showers

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Today should be quite warm and breezy in the Omaha area with temperatures approaching record highs and southwest winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. MONDAY: Sunny, with a high near 49. Saturday - Sunny with a high in the low 50s. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a highs in the mid to upper 30's. Saturday night, mostly clear, with a low around 32. Read More »

Massive explosion in China

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The explosion took place in Lijia village which is home to 2,000 migrant workers and 700 permanent residents. On Sunday night dozens of police guarded the approaches to the area, which were sealed off with police tape, as scores of curious onlookers milled around outside. Read More »

Terry Crews on alleged sexual assaulter back at work

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Upon his return today, Venit made a tearful apology to staff at the agency's morning meeting, according to sources . Earlier this month, Venit was accused by "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews of groping him at a party a year ago, during an interview with "Good Morning America ". Read More »

Driver in Highway 154 crash arrested on suspicion of DUI

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According to Officer Jason Taylor of the California Highway Patrol in Garberville, the accident was "due to the driver driving at a speed too fast for the wet roadway conditions". Garcia-Soriano was taken to the hospital with major injuries along with his passenger who had life threatening injuries. The CHP did not release her name pending notification of her family. Read More »

Sophia the robot wants a baby and says family is 'really important'

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Sophia is a lifelike robot designed by Hong Kong-based robotics firm Hanson Robotics and was granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia this year . Sophia was also asked about the concern that robots will end up taking jobs from humans. She became a citizen of Saudi Arabia last month though it is not known if she has been given the same rights as the human citizens or something different has been set for the robots. Read More »

Men Must Fight Against Women and Children Abuse - Parliament

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The centre broadens the base of service delivery to the remotest and most underdeveloped regions of the country. These days go from 25th November to 10th December, which is Human Rights Day. There are many ways to prevent violence before it occurs, and to stop cycles of violence from repeating. According to her, both men and women are victims of violence in the society today, however the forms of violence being experienced by women and girls include acts that entail specific assault on their ... Read More »

New Jersey churches report vandalism

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Church officials told law enforcement the vandalism occurred overnight, from Friday into Saturday, according to a report issued by the Morris County Prosecutors Office and Morristown and Morris County police departments. Police had been investigating the vandalism as possible bias crimes because the vandalized churches-the Church of God in Christ for All Saints, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Calvary Baptist Church and Union Baptist Church-have majority-black congregations. Read More »

Supreme Court Won't Review 2 Gun Rights Cases

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The National Rifle Association (NRA), the nation's largest gun lobby, had asked the court to overturn a Maryland ban enacted in the wake of the 2012 school shooting in CT that killed 26 people, 20 of them young children. Without comment, the justices left in place a lower court ruling that left banned assault weapons intact. In 2010, it ruled the amendment also applied to state and local laws. Read More »

Adidas files motion to dismiss Pitino's lawsuit

The evidence cited by Adidas against Pitino from the complaint includes allegations that the former coach was asked to call an Adidas executive, James Gatto, to get more funding for a recruit. "This lawsuit is about more than just money; it is coach Pitino's vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas' outrageous, wrongful and illegal conspiracy", the lawsuit says. Read More »

Trump, Senate GOP scramble to change tax plan to gain votes

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For most taxpayers, ending the deduction is an implicit tax cut, because it will stop high tax states from exporting their tax burden to the rest of us.A recent example is in New Jersey, where State Senate President Steve Sweeney reacted to the election of a Democratic governor by saying the state's first order of business would be to enact a millionaires tax â€' only to backtrack, explaining that if federal tax reform passes he would reconsider because New Jersey millionaires would not be ... Read More »

More than 100 reindeer killed by freight train in Norway

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The suites of the drama of Saturday, have been captured in images by a documentary filmmaker, Jon Erling Utsi: the photographs show the animals disarticulated lying in a snow stained with blood, some of the injured that it had to end with bullets. Read More »