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Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday

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We all will be benefited because the provision of punishment of three years would make people think before taking this step, ¿ Farhana told ANI here. If the Bill gets a green signal in the upper house as well, it will be forwarded to the President for signing it into a law. Read More »

Clemson, Georgia live underdogs in CFP

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It's a rematch of the last two national title games, both of which were decided in the final seconds. Alabama is Number 4 in the Associated Press and Amway Coaches polls along with the College Football Playoff rankings. He was replaced in the lineup by J.D. Davis, who made the first two tackles of the game and had six tackles, including a tackle for loss, in the opening two quarters. Read More »

Pakistan govt bans terrorist Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF from collecting donations

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Jamaat-ud-Dawa is believed to be a front for Lashker-e-Taiba, a militant group that fights Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir, and which was blamed for the November 2008 Mumbai attacks, which killed 166 people. The rally was organised by Difa-e-Pakistan Council in New Delhi on Monday. Saeed was individually designated by the United Nations under the Security Council Resolution 1267 in December, 2008. Read More »

Perils overseas, full plate at home, as Trump opens 2nd year

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They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan , with little help. Soon after his Pakistan tweet, Mr Trump also said it was "time for change" in Iran and that the country's people were "hungry" for freedom, after days of deadly protests against the government in Tehran. Read More »

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban

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It is reported that when low tide hit, the revellers in the New Zealand town of Coromandel created a mound of sand in the middle of the Tairua estuary . Waikato eastern area commander Inspector John Kelly admired the groups attempt to avoid the liquor ban. " If I had known that I probably would have joined them ". Read More »

United States sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russian Federation offers to mediate

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Tensions have risen over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has long advocated for increased dialogue with North Korea. The two will share intelligence they gather on the North Korea missile plans as well as discuss various scenarios including a military intervention and the consequent refugee ... Read More »

2 young girls reported missing out of Texas could be in Colorado

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Police are still looking for two girls who were last seen Sunday at noon. Miles is driving a gray 207 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate JGH9845. The suspect was last heard from in Round Rock, TX on 12/30/17. Police believe he may be headed to Louisiana. Griffith is 5-feet 10-inches, weighs 100 pounds and has brown eyes. Read More »

Kim Jong Un warns enemies of 'Nuclear Button'

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In his address, Kim Jong Un said his country's weapons are now a reality and not just a threat. Referring to the Olympics, he said later: "We're willing to take necessary steps including sending our delegation, and for this, the authorities from the North and South could urgently meet". Read More »

Trump says 'time for change' in Iran as protests continue

United States President Donald Trump said it was "time for change" in Iran and that the country's people were "hungry" for freedom, after days of deadly protests against the government in Teheran. Durov's use of the phrase "peaceful protesting" is key here as Telegram has already voluntarily blocked one channel being used during these protests that explicitly called for violence. Read More »

North Korean leader begins new year with threats against US

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Besides those tests, North Korea also detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear device and fired more than a dozen rockets. In his address, Kim Jong Un said his country's weapons are now a reality and not just a threat. This, Kim said, was "irreversible with any force", making it impossible for the United States to start a war against North Korea. "It is quite noteworthy that the North's leader himself says the North is willing to participate in Pyeongchang", Professor Yang ... Read More »

Sabres battle back, but fall in OT

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Overall, this was the kind of game the National Hockey League wanted for its premier event. So while the Blueshirts will definitely be well-represented in the stands, this is technically a road game for NY. "Everything worked out about as well as we could have ever hoped", Miller said. "I was not optimistic we were going to continue to get people who were willing to be able play". Read More »

It's going to be a chilly start to the new year

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With the continuation of the risky cold it's especially important to dress appropriately when outside. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Tomorrow ( Tuesday ): We should lose a bit of the wind Tuesday (decreasing to 5 to 10 mph) but, after such a cold start, temperatures have a hard time going up too far. Read More »

Wind Chill Advisory In Effect New Year's Eve Into New Year's Day

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Despite lots of sunshine, highs will only be in the upper-20s. A Wind Chill Advisory is in place for northeast Wyoming and most of the Black Hills. Overnight lows will be in the teens and 20s. today through noon Tuesday for our area. Wind chills could make it feel as cold as minus-7 degrees. This will increase the risk of frostbite and hypothermia. Read More »

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours

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The cabinet cleared the draft of the national medical commission, and the bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha for discussion. "Several aspects of the Bill are problematic", Dr. "The central government should not pass this bill, which will aid privatisation and large-scale corruption in the health sector", said Dr Sandeep Naik. Read More »

Americans Among 12 Killed in Fiery Plane Crash in Costa Rica

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Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods in the country's northwest soon after takeoff, killing two crewmembers and 10 USA citizens, including families from NY and Florida. Costa Rica's Public Safety Ministry posted pictures of the crash on its Facebook page , showing burning wreckage in a wooded area. "We are in utter shock and disbelief right now", Bruce Steinbergs sister, Tamara Steinberg Jacobson, wrote on Facebook. Read More »

Pro-Israel group calls Lorde a 'bigot' in full-page newspaper ad

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Lorde's decision to cancel her Tel Aviv concert has been met with support from pro-Palestinian activists, but criticism from Jewish organisations. "While Lorde claims to be concerned with human rights, she hypocritically chose to proceed with her two concerts in Putin's Russian Federation, despite his support for [Syrian president] Assad's genocidal regime", the text states. Read More »

Muslim woman can now travel for Hajj alone, thanks to Modi government

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Muslim women performing their religious pilgrimage Hajj will be exempted from lottery system for their travel. "When I first heard about it ( mehram ), I wondered how it could be possible". In a series of tweets, Ministry of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the decades old ban on Muslim women aged above 45 travelling without their Mehram has been lifted. Read More »

Palestinian girl, mother charged with assaulting Israeli soldiers

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The indictment covers six different incidents in recent months in which she got into altercations with Israeli soldiers, including the December 15, 2017 incident that was captured on video. She was filmed in December outside her family home, pushing, kicking and slapping the soldiers, who fended off the blows without retaliating. The Israeli army said he "acted professionally" by showing restraint. Read More »

Ice on beach postpones New Year's polar plunge in Northport

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Members of the South Boston "L" Street Bathhouse take a traditional New Year's Day dip in 30-degree waters in Boston on January 1, 2001. His work has earned him the title "Dr. "But there's a lot of them still going, you know it is a Polar Bear Plunge, so you got to be a true polar bear to be out there". The largest one was in 2014 when 2,550 people entered the frigid waters on Vancouver's coast. Read More »

Likud Convenes to Urge Annexation of West Bank

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According to the ratified text: "The Likud central committee calls upon the elected officials of the Likud party to work in order to allow a free hand in building in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley as well as enforcing the rule of Israeli Law and sovereignty over all of the regions under Israeli control in these regions". Read More »

12 killed in protests, attacks on security

Two demonstrators were killed during a protest in western Iran late Saturday. The authorities did not give details on who was responsible for the fatal shootings. ISNA news agency said a group of government supporters also gathered outside the university as police tried to disperse protesters. Asked why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not following U.S. Read More »

This is where the first baby was born in Ireland in 2018

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At NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull, they welcomed baby boy Joshua Miguel Brito at 12:25 a.m. The unnamed baby was born at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx. The first new year baby at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley was a girl at 4.01am. He is the O'Leary's first child and has yet to be named. Read More »

No more! Donald Trump Refuses Financial Aid To 'Deceitful' Pakistan

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Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of " lies and deceit ", saying the United States was "foolish" to have given the country more than $33bn in aid. His statement follows a report in the New York Times last week that his administration is strongly considering to withhold $255 million in aid to Pakistan. Read More »

Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

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According to the Times, witnesses said some groups of protesters have chanted "death to the dictator" and "clerics should get lost", supposed references to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Rouhani, who won re-election in May, said in his speech that Trump had been at the root of many of Iranian's woes, "constantly creating problems" for people in the country since he entered the White House. Read More »

Iran condemns Canada's position on protests

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Authorities have previously confirmed four deaths. Since Thursday, groups of Iranian protesters have held rallies in several cities to voice their anger over rising prices and unemployment. In a radio interview on Monday, Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said Israel is "not getting involved, but I certainly wish the Iranian people success in the struggle for freedom and democracy". Read More »

Indian State Tense Ahead of Citizens List Targeting 'Illegal Bangladeshis'

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The list, which was uploaded after midnight will now be available at NRC seva kendras from 8am on Monday. While the CAPFs were earlier already stationed at various sensitive locations primarily in Barak Valley, Lower and Central Assam districts, the new companies have fanned out to reinforce them besides taking positions in those places that have been identified as vulnerable to possible disturbances by trouble-mongers. Read More »

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies after heart attack

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A CT scan showed that Garner, who was being treated at a hospital in Brooklyn, suffered "major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". The pregnancy is said to have put too much stress on her heart. "She was a fighter for justice and will not be forgotten". "The police killed her unarmed, nonviolent father with an illegal chokehold and got off with nary a word", Brittany Packnett, a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement and co-founder of Campaign Zero, said on Twitter. Read More »

FBI Arrests Virginia Man in ISIS Investigation

The person said Duncan "had converted to Islam, may have been radicalized, and voiced his approval of westerners being beheaded in the Middle East". Documents described how FBI investigators were able to track down Duncan through social media as well as encrypted message programs and apps. Read More »

Years ends with extreme cold in Halton

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Hamilton has been under an ongoing cold alert since Christmas Monday. "A trough of low pressure now over southern Ontario will drop south of the great lakes tonight, opening the door to an even colder northerly wind". Latest indications continue to show that these very cold conditions will persist into New Year's Day, and possibly into Tuesday before moderating somewhat. Read More »