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World United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports
Author: 0 United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports

The Saudi-led coalition said it will not re-open a Yemeni key port to aid shipments, in a move that tightens the blockade on the Arab impoverished country which has been under brutal aggression by the coalition for almost three years. After a November 4 ballistic missile attack near the Riyadh worldwide airport by Houthi rebels, Saudi Arabia had announced it shut down all ports in Yemen.

World UCLA players in China shoplifting case could return to USA soon
Author: 0 UCLA players in China shoplifting case could return to USA soon

Trump made the request while in Beijing last week before departing Friday for Vietnam and the Philippines. Following the Bruins' season-opening 63-60 win over Georgia Tech in Shanghai, the UCLA team returned to the United States on Saturday without the three freshmen, according to ESPN.

World Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores
Author: 0 Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores

The three properties are Hotel Raunaq Afroz, also known as Delhi Zaika, Shabnam Guest House and six rooms in Damarwala building. The Raunaq Afroz hotel was sold for over Rs 4.5 crore, the Shabnam Guest House went for over Rs 3.5 crore and the rooms in the Damarwala building went for around the same price, the official revealed.

World Cop suspended after video shows woman home guard massaging him
Author: 0 Cop suspended after video shows woman home guard massaging him

The 36-second video that has gone viral was also tweeted by news agency ANI. Anyway, getting body massage by a female subordinate shows how much bossism is prevailing in the department. An assistant sub-Inspector (ASI) of Telangana was today placed under suspension for his misconduct. Rachakonda police commissioner Mahesh Bhagawat ordered an inquiry into the incident, following which the officer concerned was transferred to the police headquarters.

World Man shoots doctor in parking lot of OH hospital, kills himself
Author: 0 Man shoots doctor in parking lot of OH hospital, kills himself

Seese was hit at least twice. Seese, 59, was fatally wounded and the gunman, later identified as 50-year-old Michael Wood, shot himself at his auto, which was parked behind Seese's vehicle. Earlier Monday, Moser said Seese was in surgery at the hospital. Police also say the doctor is affiliated with Affinity Medical Center, but his practice is in Perry Township.

World Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws
Author: 0 Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws

Australia has edged closer to legalising same-sex marriage with a diverse group of cross-party senators backing a Liberal senator's bill to change the law. " Australia's anti-discrimination laws were amended in 2013 to enact important protections for LGBTI people in recognition of the unacceptable levels of discrimination".

World Trip to Asia 'tremendously successful'
Author: 0 Trip to Asia 'tremendously successful'

Trump, pointing to business deals forged between USA and foreign companies. She said: "The conversation focused on ISIS, illegal drugs and trade". But, the White House admitted, there was only a brief reference to human rights during the closed-door talks.

World Student concerns remain, despite possible end to strike
Author: 0 Student concerns remain, despite possible end to strike

Last week, talks between the College Employer Council, which represents the province's 24 colleges, and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, which represents faculty, broke down. "The union is telling you that this is a different offer than what we worked on with the union - one with concessions, one that will harm faculty".

World W.Bengal Wins The Rosogulla Fight With Odisha
Author: 0 W.Bengal Wins The Rosogulla Fight With Odisha

The battle, which had been on for nearly the past two years, saw an end when the Geographical Indication (GI) announced that the sweet actually originated in West Bengal. Significantly, the Government of Odisha had formed three separate committees to justify its claim. The GI authorities said that Bengal is the origin of rosogulla and that it has been settled under the GI Act that authenticates a product relating to either a geographical location, or community or society.

World Private doctors' strike hits out-patient care in Karnataka
Author: 0 Private doctors' strike hits out-patient care in Karnataka

Health services were partially hit in Karnataka yesterday as several private hospitals and nursing homes did not function following protests by doctors against proposed amendments to an Act governing the medical profession. "Doctors will have to think twice before attending patients in case of emergency because of the Act" he said adding that there are possibilities of doctors in the state opting other states for work.

World ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting
Author: 0 ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

Mr Modi also assured President Trump that India will try to "live up to the expectations" of the US and the world and thanked the US President for speaking "highly" about India during his trips. "And the ASEAN conference has been handled beautifully by the president in the Philippines". Duterte has been a controversial figure since taking office as president past year, and launching a war on drugs that has killed at least 3,900 people in the Philippines.

World Iran Says Nuclear Deal 'Not Negotiable' Following Macron Visit To Region
Author: 0 Iran Says Nuclear Deal 'Not Negotiable' Following Macron Visit To Region

The US imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran in October, saying its missile tests violate a United Nations resolution that calls on Tehran not to undertake activities related to missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons. "The French president perfectly knows that making such claims against the Islamic Republic of Iran fits no reality of the past decades' realities in the Middle East", highlighted the Iranian diplomat.

World On Children's Day, Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher
Author: 0 On Children's Day, Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher

Google describes the hole puncher as an understated but essential artifact of German engineering. To celebrate the 131st anniversary of that filing, Google has created an animated doodle that demonstrates the joy often associated with a successful punch.

World Pamela Adlon 'devastated' after Louis CK admits to sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Pamela Adlon 'devastated' after Louis CK admits to sexual misconduct

The network announced on Friday that they were ending their overall with C.K.'s production company, effectively cancelling his long-running (but on hiatus) comedy Louie . Now is the time for him to honestly address the women who have come forth to speak about their painful experiences, a process which he began today with his public statement ", it said.

World PNG army will not use Force to remove Asylum Seekers
Author: 0 PNG army will not use Force to remove Asylum Seekers

Last week Ms Ardern offered for New Zealand to accept 150 refugee and asylum seekers now detained in a number of Australia's offshore centres. "I think it's clear that we don't see what's happening there as acceptable, that's why the offer's there", she said.

Author: 0 Uber gives the green light for sale of stake to SoftBank

Uber hasn't disclosed exactly how much SoftBank will invest, but Reuters reports that Uber will receive $1 billion (£765 million) in funding and SoftBank will purchase $9 billion (£6.8 billion) of existing shares. SoftBank will review the number of shares and share price before investing in Uber . A spokeswoman for Benchmark did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment, while a spokesman for Kalanick declined to comment.

World Mother, boyfriend charged in 3-year-old Florida girl's death
Author: 0 Mother, boyfriend charged in 3-year-old Florida girl's death

A Florida man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend told the authorities that the 29-year-old kicked her three-year-old daughter in the head, killing the toddler, as punishment for getting out of her vehicle seat. In an interview at the Okaloosa County Jail , Merrell said the abuse happened around 6:30 a.m., but she reportedly never checked on Adelynn in the closet until around 11:30 a.m.

World 7 shot in single incident in Gary; 1 in custody
Author: 0 7 shot in single incident in Gary; 1 in custody

At about 2:30 a.m., four men and three women were found shot outside Dirtty's in the 4600-block of Melton Road. An eighth person hurt his leg while trying to get to safety. William Fazekas told the paper. Their ages and conditions weren't immediately available. Police have indicated Sunday's shooting appears to be an isolated incident and have not yet revealed a motive.

World South Dakota Crop Production Expected to be Down
Author: 0 South Dakota Crop Production Expected to be Down

The US soybean harvest is expected to be 95 percent done as of Sunday and the corn harvest is 83 percent complete, according to analysts polled by Reuters. 203,000 the prior week; a net short in wheat worth 105,000, vs. 110,000 a week ago, and a net long in soybeans of 50,000, vs. 41,000 a week ago. The revised global stock forecasts of the ageny for 2017-18 are at 267.53 million metric tons - a record high.

World Series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kandahar leave 22 police dead
Author: 0 Series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kandahar leave 22 police dead

He added that 13 police officers had been killed in the attack on Monday. Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident. Kandahar police said that Taliban ambushed security forces check posts in Zhari and Maiwand districts. The Taliban attacks have not only increased lately, but they are even beginning to employ new tactics. Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durani confirmed the attack and said 22 police killed and 15 others were wounded.

World Moon, Russian PM agree to strengthen cooperation on N
Author: 0 Moon, Russian PM agree to strengthen cooperation on N

South Korean companies with Chinese customers had suffered due to backlash from China, which has vehemently opposed the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Trump had also delivered a sharp warning to North Korea in a speech at South Korea's parliament on Wednesday, telling the country: "Do not underestimate us".

World Russia, China support Philippines in fighting terrorism, drugs - President Duterte
Author: 0 Russia, China support Philippines in fighting terrorism, drugs - President Duterte

Duterte later on admitted he only wanted to avoid any encounter with then U.S. president Barack Obama, who was critical of his controversial war on drugs. Since Duterte took office 16 months ago, police say they have killed 3,967 people in the crackdown on illegal drugs. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke separately about the territorial rifts ahead of the ASEAN, East Asia summits and related meetings here with the US, China and other global players where the disputes are ...

World England to back Ireland in Cup vote
Author: 0 England to back Ireland in Cup vote

With the South African rugby fraternity wallowing in grief after the Springboks were handed another record defeat at the weekend, they will join local sports fans across the country tomorrow afternoon in the hope that World Rugby will rubber stamp the nation's approval.

World Detroit Police Officers Brawl During Undercover Drug Bust — Operation Gone Wrong
Author: 0 Detroit Police Officers Brawl During Undercover Drug Bust — Operation Gone Wrong

That's one theory, Craig says, but again, the investigation is still ongoing. He was joined by several members of his command staff. An internal investigation has been launched by Detroit Police Department into the incident last week. The plain-clothes officers were directed to the ground and at some point, an officer from the 11th Precinct pointed a shotgun at the officers, Craig said.

World Mnuchin, Ivanka Trump, MacArthur Promise Simpler Tax Code
Author: 0 Mnuchin, Ivanka Trump, MacArthur Promise Simpler Tax Code

The Treasury has calculated that the proposed tax overhaul would deliver tax cuts for most families of four and people earning up to $300,000 in NY and New Jersey, he said. "Instead of reforming our tax code to support the middle class, the Republican tax plan simply hikes taxes on New Jersey's middle-class families in order to give huge tax cuts to big corporations and the ultra-wealthy", said Mikie Sherill, a Democrat who is seeking to challenge Frelinghuysen in the 2018 midterms.

World Judges bribery case: 3-judge SC bench reserves order
Author: 0 Judges bribery case: 3-judge SC bench reserves order

Petitioner and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan , who had sought an SIT Investigation in the medical college bribery scam, on Friday accused CJI Dipak Misra of presiding over a "hand-picked bench to override yesterday's order" by another top court bench.

World Alpha-Male Bromance' Solidified as Trump Vows Support for 'Bloodstained' Duterte
Author: 0 Alpha-Male Bromance' Solidified as Trump Vows Support for 'Bloodstained' Duterte

During his early months in office, Duterte repeatedly insulted U.S. officials, including former President Barack Obama who criticised his bloody drug war. In Hanoi on Sunday, Trump also pointed to sanctions the US has imposed on Russian Federation as punishment for election meddling. And he is expected, in meetings with other leaders, to push his agenda for bilateral, rather than multinational, trade agreements.

World Korea gauging proper timing for planned aid to N. Korea
Author: 0 Korea gauging proper timing for planned aid to N. Korea

It said there was no exchange of gunfire between the two sides in 250-kilometer-long, 4-km-wide DMZ, which is fortified with land mines, fences and guard posts. As part of his continuing tour of Asia, Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Monday in Manila to discuss the situation in North Korea.

World SC Justice Asif Saeed refuses to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case
Author: 0 SC Justice Asif Saeed refuses to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

The NAB through its Prosecutor General Waqas Qadeer Dar had filed the appeal, pleading the top court to grant leave to appeal to examine the legality, propriety and vires of the 2014 LHC verdict quashing the Hudaibya Paper Mills case and set aside the impugned judgement.

World Rand Paul returns to Senate after injuries, says 'no justification' for attack
Author: 0 Rand Paul returns to Senate after injuries, says 'no justification' for attack

Rand Paul spoke out on Monday for the first time since being attacked by his neighbor 10 days ago, saying in an interview that there's "no justification" for the attack. "Kelley [Paul] and I want to thank everyone once again for your thoughts and prayers for my recovery", Paul wrote on Twitter , referring to his wife.

Author: 0 Dodgers, Padres to play three-game series in Mexico

Cleveland and Minnesota will play a two-game series from April 17-18 at San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Philadelphia and the Mets will meet on August 19 at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, near the site of the Little League World Series . The Dodgers played a two-game exhibition series in Monterrey in 1991. Players would reportedly receive a $15,000 bonus for participating in the series.

World Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea dispute
Author: 0 Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea dispute

U.S. Navy ships have also carried out freedom of navigation patrols in the area, angering China . "It is in our collective interest to avoid miscalculations that could lead to escalation of tensions", the draft statement said. The next step is for ASEAN and China to start formal consultations and negotiations for the actual Code of Conduct , and the earliest that talks on this can start is February 2018, the diplomat said.

World Menendez jury says it's deadlocked; judge says to keep going
Author: 0 Menendez jury says it's deadlocked; judge says to keep going

Jurors sent Walls a note saying they were not able to reach a unanimous decision on any of the 18 counts prosecutors filed against Menendez and co-defendant Salomon Melgen, the wealthy Florida eye doctor and top Menendez donor. Menendez has denied any bribery arrangement. By Thursday, they were still deadlocked, she said... Four jurors and three alternates had, but after questioning them in private the judge directed the jury to restart deliberations with an alternate replacing the excused ...

World Lebanon's Maronite patriarch makes historic Saudi visit
Author: 0 Lebanon's Maronite patriarch makes historic Saudi visit

Hariri explained that his resignation was not officially accepted in Lebanon because it was announced from Riyadh. Lebanon's prime minister gave a TV interview and did not sound like he's quitting after all. Maha Yahya , the director of the Middle East Center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, says she believes Hariri's TV appearance may have been a way for him and the Saudis to save face in the international backlash.

World UNC Awarded No. 3 Overall Seed for NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
Author: 0 UNC Awarded No. 3 Overall Seed for NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament

The victor will then face No. 12 seed Notre Dame on Sunday in South Bend, Indiana. UVa (12-3-5) was awarded the No. 11 overall seed and a first-round bye. Columbia finished second in the Ivy League, which doesn't have a tournament, and is on a five-game shutout streak since a 2-1 loss to conference champs Dartmouth on October 21.

World Sudanese president to visit Uganda to fix bilateral ties
Author: 0 Sudanese president to visit Uganda to fix bilateral ties

Al-Bashir has arrived in Kampala on Sunday for a three-day visit on the invitation of President Museveni. It added that al-Bashir and Museveni would hold talks on bilateral ties and means of developing relations further as well as issues of mutual concern.

World Trump Jr. Corresponded With WikiLeaks During the 2016 Election
Author: 0 Trump Jr. Corresponded With WikiLeaks During the 2016 Election

President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr ., communicated with WikiLeaks over Twitter direct message during the 2016 presidential race, according to a report in The Atlantic published Monday. Wikileaks messaged Trump Jr. repeatedly, and many without receiving a response. If Mr. Trump were to lose, WikiLeads said on November 9, 2016, "we think it is much more interesting if he DOES NOT conceed [sic] and spends time CHALLENGING the media and other types of rigging that ...

World Firearms amnesty launches in Milton Keynes
Author: 0 Firearms amnesty launches in Milton Keynes

During that period, those handing over firearms will not face prosecution for the illegal possession, at the point of surrender, and can remain anonymous. According to data from the National Office of Statistics, more than two-thirds of police forces recorded a rise in offences involving firearms in the year from June 2016.

World Kremlin TV Network RT Registers As 'Foreign Agent' in US
Author: 0 Kremlin TV Network RT Registers As 'Foreign Agent' in US

The US clampdown comes amidst suspicions from its intelligence services that RT played a role in seeking to interfere with the 2016 US presidential election , allegations which it denies. The disclosures by T&R Productions detail the relationship between the Washington-based production firm and RT parent ANO TV-Novosti, which is described in the filings as a Russian nongovernmental organization.

World Supreme Court takes up California abortion law
Author: 0 Supreme Court takes up California abortion law

Nelson wrote for the panel in upholding the requirement that licensed clinics post a notice about abortion. National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari in three cases [order list, PDF] Monday, including two First Amendment cases and a question of whether probable cause defeats a retaliatory-arrest claim.

World Police identify 4 killed in Detroit-area crash
Author: 0 Police identify 4 killed in Detroit-area crash

Michael Shaw said. He was buckled into a auto seat and suffered only minor injuries. Authorities have identified four people killed when the SUV they were in struck a bridge on a Detroit-area freeway. "This curve has a lot of issues traffic wise - so of course I came out to see what was going on", she said. The eastbound lanes of I-94 were closed at Allard for several hours for the on-scene investigation, including at the start of the morning rush hour.