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World USA to protesters in Iran: 'You will not be forgotten'
Author: 0 USA to protesters in Iran: 'You will not be forgotten'

Iranian officials claim that only 42,000 people took place in the anti-government protests, which according to Iran's prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, were orchestrated by the Central Intelligence Agency with Israeli and Saudi support, with the ultimate goal of inciting an armed insurrection by February.

Author: 0 Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

As of Friday, " Fire and Fury " was the top-selling book on Amazon.com. The publisher moved up the release by four days. White House lawyers accuse Bannon of violating a non-disclosure agreement. Mr Wolff reveals that the billionaire businessman never expected to win, and seemed not to want to. The White House has said the book is riddled with errors.

World Winter session ends on note of confrontation over triple talaq bill
Author: 0 Winter session ends on note of confrontation over triple talaq bill

Both the BJP and the Congress had issued whips for its members asking them to be present in both Houses. Even "independent" parties like the INLD have distanced themselves from the BJP, he added. The bill makes giving triple talaq punishable by up to three years in jail. However, discussions on general topics were the lowest since 2014, and fewer bills were sent to House committees.

World FBI Accuses White Supremacist of Attempted Terror Attack on Amtrak Train
Author: 0 FBI Accuses White Supremacist of Attempted Terror Attack on Amtrak Train

Wilson had broken into a restricted area of the train and was "playing with the controls", according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, until workers and others were able to stop him and subdue, the Lincoln Journal Star reports . Louis protests. A search of Wilson's phone found a depiction of a white supremacist banner over a highway and PDF files of " The Anarchist Cookbook ", and "The Poor Man's James Bond" and other works about violence.

Author: 0 In response to mortar fire: Israel strikes 'significant terror infrastructure' in Gaza

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley explained the tweets . Also, The Palestinian movement Hamas denounced the Israeli prime minister's Likud party for initiating a resolution to annex the West Bank and increase the Israeli settlements, calling on the Fatah-led Palestinian National Authority to halt cooperation with Tel Aviv in protest.

World Paul Ryan Meets with Rosenstein, Wray Over House Russia Probe
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Meets with Rosenstein, Wray Over House Russia Probe

The new agreement means the House panel will get "access to all the documents and witnesses we have requested", Mr. Nunes said in statement , setting up a series of potentially high-drama hearings in the new year. Ryan met with Rosenstein and Wray on Wednesday to discuss Nunes' documents requests, and Nunes announced that a deal had been struck a short time after that meeting ended.

World Russian Federation denies newspaper report that 7 planes destroyed in Syria attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation denies newspaper report that 7 planes destroyed in Syria attack

Russian Federation became involved in the multi-front conflict in September 2015, when it began an aerial campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad's military. There was, however, no immediate confirmation by the Russian military, which is providing air support to government forces fighting rebels. The Russian ministry of defense has denied reports of its military aircraft being shot at by Syrian opposition forces or IS militants.

World Gander Outdoors store headed to Cedar Rapids after all
Author: 0 Gander Outdoors store headed to Cedar Rapids after all

Marcus Lemonis , star of CNBC's The Profit , bought Gander Mountain assets in bankruptcy court in May 2017 and is beginning to reopen numerous chain's stores to serve customers who are passionate about hunting, fishing, marine and water sports, camping, and active and shooting sports.

World National Football League heiress Jacqueline Kent Cooke arrested for felony assault
Author: 0 National Football League heiress Jacqueline Kent Cooke arrested for felony assault

Matthew reacts, "I didn't f*cking touch her". According to the Daily News , she turned herself in at the 19th precinct station house and was arrested. "She just f***ing hit me" Haberkorn told him. "You called me a c*nt". Cooke's finger was observed in a sling, with the socialite responding having gotten her finger stuck in a cab door and dislocating it.

World Minister announces 2017 Matric results
Author: 0 Minister announces 2017 Matric results

The pass rate represents a total of 401 435 candidates, who had passed the 2017 NSC examinations. "The Class of 2017 must be commended for maintaining this trend", said Motshekga. In the gateway subjects a total of 5,040 distinctions were achieved in Accounting, 6,726 distinctions were achieved in Mathematics, and 7,861 distinctions were achieved in Physical Science.

World Sanjay Dutt biopic release pushed to June 29
Author: 0 Sanjay Dutt biopic release pushed to June 29

Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani's upcoming film Baaghi 2 is all set to lock horns with Rajkumar Hirani's upcoming biopic Sanju , starring Ranbir Kapoor , at the box office. The movie stars Ranbir Kapoor , who is essaying the role of the "Khalnayak" actor. Munna Bhai's fans are eagerly waiting for even the minor details of the movie to get out as the makers have maintained so much secrecy around the movie that the title of the movie of the biopic is not revealed yet.

World 4 killed, 7 injured in Mumbai building fire
Author: 0 4 killed, 7 injured in Mumbai building fire

The cause of the fire was not yet known but short-circuit in the electrical fittings has not been ruled out. The injured are getting treatment at the Holy Spirit Hospital and their condition is reported to be stable. The fire vehicles that would have otherwise reached the site of the Bori Colony blaze in barely five minutes took 25 minutes to do so. As per reports, the firemen rescued at least 11 people from the fire.

World Lucknow's Haj House painted saffron by Uttar Pradesh's BJP government
Author: 0 Lucknow's Haj House painted saffron by Uttar Pradesh's BJP government

A controversy has erupted after the exterior walls of Haj House in Lucknow were painted saffron. The painting of the Haj House into saffron comes two days after the Yogi government ordered the madrassas in his state to reduce the number of holidays on Muslim festivals, and remain closed on Hindu festivals too.

World Thomas Monson: President of the Mormon Church dies at 90
Author: 0 Thomas Monson: President of the Mormon Church dies at 90

Prior to that, he'd served 45 years as a high-ranking church leader. As well as his life-long dedication to his faith, Mr Monson came from a business background and enjoyed a successful career in publishing, according to the church website.

World Lalu Asked To Play Tabla In Jail
Author: 0 Lalu Asked To Play Tabla In Jail

The application also said that there was only a case of criminal conspiracy and in same case co-conspirator Jagananth Mishra and others have been acquitted. While the sentencing of Prasad was deferred for tomorrow, the arguments on quantum of sentence of IAS officer Beck Julius, political leader Jagdish Sharma, former treasury officer Krishna Kumar Prasad, fodder transporter/suppliers Gopinath Das and Jyoti Kumar Jha, ended today.

World 'Felons, Illegals and MS13 Welcome': Signs Mock California's Sanctuary Status
Author: 0 'Felons, Illegals and MS13 Welcome': Signs Mock California's Sanctuary Status

Thomas Homan, acting director of ICE , also criticized Brown's decision, calling it an attempt to "codify a unsafe policy that deliberately obstructs our country's immigration laws and shelters serious criminal alien offenders". "For these sanctuary cities that knowingly shield and harbor an illegal alien in their jail and don't allow us access, that is, in my opinion, a violation of 8 U.S.

World LaVar Ball Family Flies to Lithuania 'I Might Buy a Mansion There'
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Family Flies to Lithuania 'I Might Buy a Mansion There'

LaVar says he expects his boys to dominate overseas - but for "less than a couple years" before returning to L.A.to sport the Purple and Gold. ESPN's Jeff Goodman tweeted images of the insane scenes, a Lithuanian singer who came to perform upon their arrival, and the CEO of Skycop.com, the site that paid for the Ball family's flight from Los Angeles to Vilnius.

World Dense fog disrupts train, flight operations in Delhi
Author: 0 Dense fog disrupts train, flight operations in Delhi

The device will be placed in the driver's cabin, and will alert the driver of an approaching signal on the track when it is foggy, he added . Airport, passengers had to wait for their flights because the fog affected the visibility and as a result, 17 flights were cancelled because of the weather conditions.

World South Africa win toss, opt to bat in first test v India
Author: 0 South Africa win toss, opt to bat in first test v India

Specifically on Steyn's long-awaited return - he was meant to play against Zimbabwe on December 26 but was withdrawn with a virus on the morning of that game - Gibson said: "We don't know just yet whether we will see him this week". He has been on the verge of the milestone for some time now. Du Plessis toned down his enthusiasm with the same reasoning Gibson had earlier in the week: that it may make more sense to send Steyn out as part of a stronger bowling attack later in the series.

World Turkey says USA conviction of banker is interference in internal affairs
Author: 0 Turkey says USA conviction of banker is interference in internal affairs

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday warned that bilateral legal accords with the US were "losing validity", lashing out at Washington over the conviction of a Turkish banker in a USA trial. Although US prosecutors have criminally charged nine people, only Zarrab and Atilla have been arrested by US authorities so far. Zarrab was the star witness in Atilla's case testifying for a week after taking a plea deal.

World Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemen rebels
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemen rebels

The rebel officials, cited by Al-Masirah, did not provide more details on the missile. Maliki said that "this hostile action by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the Houthis.in clear and explicit violation of United Nations resolutions 2216 and 2231".

Author: 0 This SC politician 'staunchly opposes offshore drilling,' plan proposed by Trump

The plan is already facing opposition from environmentalists, tourism groups, and even some Republicans. The administration pledged to take environmental safeguards, but disasters like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion off Louisiana have numerous Atlantic-coast governors from ME to the Florida Keys opposing offshore drilling.

World Plane disappears after taking off from Oklahoma City
Author: 0 Plane disappears after taking off from Oklahoma City

A Cirrus S22T left Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City this afternoon and the pilot filed a flight plan to San Antonio. The pilot did not land in Georgetown, however, but continued on the same course. The Coast Guard says that search will go on throughout the night. Pilots N Paws has a fleet of volunteer pilots with private planes who transport dogs in need of rescue, shelter or a new home.

Author: 0 US, South Korea agree to suspend military drills during Winter Olympics

If the president were to order a strike, he would identify himself to military officials at the Pentagon with codes unique to him. Mr Moon ran his presidential campaign past year with the promise and goal of a "sunshine policy" towards North Korea; more open economic relations and direct negotiating to achieve peace.

World Lottery jackpots add up to over $1 billion this weekend
Author: 0 Lottery jackpots add up to over $1 billion this weekend

People in the Dayton area who have won lotteries in the past have shared their advice and the impact that winning had on their lives. The last Powerball jackpot was hit on October 25, when a Louisiana ticketholder won $191.1 million, but the largest amount ever won was swept by a Chicopee ticketholder on August 23.

World Reports of Data Breach Raise Questions About Aadhaar Security Yet Again
Author: 0 Reports of Data Breach Raise Questions About Aadhaar Security Yet Again

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) dismissed the report by The Trubune, asserting that its system is "secure" and any misuse can be traced and action taken as it maintains complete log of various functions. While the UIDAI statement claims that no biometric data was breached, it doesn't deny that other personal information was accessible to unauthorised users.

Author: 0 Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida right now

Broward County authorities warn that iguanas, while "typically not aggressive", will nevertheless defend themselves "against pets and against people who try to catch or corner them". It's just enough to force them to hibernate. Be forewarned that a cold-paralyzed iguana, or a knight anole as seen in the photo above, can become active again when temperatures begin to warm.

World Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book
Author: 0 Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book

Even though President Trump has disavowed him and the president's lawyers have threatened legal action against him, Steve Bannon says he remains a staunch supporter. "The president of the United States is a great man". First daughter Ivanka doesn't come off well in the book either. But he has not refuted any of the statements that Mr.

World Iran appears to have beaten down sudden protests
Author: 0 Iran appears to have beaten down sudden protests

A senior White House official says the USA is considering new sanctions on Iran over the crackdown. "There are two people supporting the demonstrations in Iran: (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu and (U.S. "All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their "pockets," Trump wrote on a micro-blogging site. He did not name the enemies but Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said the United States, Britain ...

World USA adds Pakistan to 'special watch list' for religious freedom violations
Author: 0 USA adds Pakistan to 'special watch list' for religious freedom violations

In response, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistan's prime minister, called a meeting of the National Security Committee, which issued a statement denouncing Trump's remarks as "completely incomprehensible as they contradicted facts manifestly, struck with great insensitivity at the trust between two nations built over generations, and negated the decades of sacrifices made by the Pakistani nation".

World Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20
Author: 0 Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

I.S. say the bomber, with an explosive belt, was targetting "a gathering of Afghan intelligence and police". According to local media, the incident took in the Banaye area of Kabul's PD9 at around 8:30 pm. The capital has become one of the deadliest places in war-torn Afghanistan for civilians in recent months, as the Taliban step up their attacks and IS seeks to expand its presence in the country.

World Roy Moore accuser suing him for defamation
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser suing him for defamation

The lawsuit says, "Mr. Moore and the Moore Campaign Committee will likely continue to defame Ms. Corfman if they are not stopped by this Court". "Despite Defendant's defamatory statements to the contrary, Ms. The Washington Post initially distributed Corfman's record in November, about a month prior to the unique race. Moore lost to Doug Jones in a special election held to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions's open seat.

World White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work
Author: 0 White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work

McMaster he was a 'dope.' The list went on", Wolff wrote. The publisher announced late Thursday that it would move up the release to Friday due to "unprecedented demand". Fox News host Tucker Carlson was reportedly offered the White House press secretary job. "At Mar-a-Lago, just before the new year, Trump failed to recognize a succession of old friends".

World Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes
Author: 0 Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes

It is understood tourists of various nationalities were on board. At least 12 people were also injured in the accident and have been hospitalized. The balloons, which provide spectacular views of ancient Karnak and the temples of Luxor, are now monitored by cameras and banned from flying above 2,000 metres.

World Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said
Author: 0 Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley finished out 2017 by tweeting statement for support for Iranians protesting their government. Last Thursday, Iranians took to the streets in the northeastern cities of Mashhad and Kashmar to protest rising inflation and perceived government mismanagement, according to local media reports.

World Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!
Author: 0 Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!

Much of Metro Detroit will likely be under a Wind Chill Warning Friday morning and afternoon with very risky wind chills -20° to -30° in the morning and a good chance for more widespread school closings. Today has mostly sunny skies and it remains breezy with winds at 15-20 miles per hour. Unfortunately, the sun won't do much for our temperatures.

World When will Snow Bomb Cyclone end stop?
Author: 0 When will Snow Bomb Cyclone end stop?

In the storm's wake, the mother lode of numbing cold will crash south - likely the last but most bitter in brutal blasts since Christmas Eve. The storm will resemble a winter hurricane, bringing potentially damaging winds in addition to "blinding snow".

World Getting Rid Of NY State's Income Tax?
Author: 0 Getting Rid Of NY State's Income Tax?

We appreciate the potential impacts that federal tax reform may have on some state taxpayers, and look forward to working with the governor and the legislature on how to adjust our tax code to work better under the new federal reality. "They pumped these pills into society and they created addictions", Cuomo said. Make no mistake: "They are aiming to hurt us". "It will paint a negative picture of politics in NY".

World Spirit Airlines passenger awoke to find stranger's hands down her trousers
Author: 0 Spirit Airlines passenger awoke to find stranger's hands down her trousers

A man from India is accused of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman Wednesday while she slept against a window on a flight from Las Vegas to Detroit , according to federal court filings . He stated that he tried to put his finger in her vagina but was not successful. He also alleged that the woman had fallen asleep on his knee, and he was unaware of where he had placed his hands.

World Red-faced Kim Jong-un accidentally blasts OWN city in missile blunder
Author: 0 Red-faced Kim Jong-un accidentally blasts OWN city in missile blunder

Satellite imagery shows extensive damage to a building in Tokchon shortly after Kim Jong-un launched a Hwasong-12 ballistic missile, it has been reported. However, newest US intelligence suggests that the missile had landed in Tokchon, a city about 90 miles north of the country's capital, Pyongyang. In the war of words that followed, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un threatened to launch a missile strike on the United States with President Donald Trump then responding in kind, saying that he ...

World United States suspends all military assistance to Pakistan
Author: 0 United States suspends all military assistance to Pakistan

During a press briefing on Thursday, State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert confirmed that the U.S. is suspending security assistance to Pakistan until takes "decisive action " against groups like the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network.

World Blumenthal speaks ahead of Puerto Rico visit
Author: 0 Blumenthal speaks ahead of Puerto Rico visit

Scott made it clear his mission is to give families that have been displaced a new place to call home. Florida is the only state with a host agreement with FEMA to help those coming in from Puerto Rico. Scott also pledged to provide relief to those still on the island. They want to see first-hand the work that remains as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria's devastation.

World Ticket prices continue to soar for UGA's national title game
Author: 0 Ticket prices continue to soar for UGA's national title game

Ticket prices for college football's national championship game in Atlanta increased from already lofty levels in the aftermath of the Georgia Bulldogs' stirring Rose Bowl victory. As much as Oklahoma fans must have wanted to go to the game in Atlanta , turning a healthy profit on their tickets is good consolation prize. Championship-game ticket prices began to rise immediately after Georgia earned a playoff berth by winning the SEC title game December 2, with the average list price on ...

World Dozens of vehicles pile up, shut down highway near Buffalo
Author: 0 Dozens of vehicles pile up, shut down highway near Buffalo

The accident occurred on the eastbound portion of the highway, near Exits 49 and 50 in Buffalo. The pileup took place at around 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, involving dozens of vehicles near Ransom Road in Lancaster. Twenty-two vehicles were involved directly, Poloncarz said. State police said on Twitter that the I-90 was blocked in both directions around exit 50.