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World WHITE HOUSE: Cryptocurrencies are 'being monitored by our team'
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Sanders made the announcement during Thursday's press briefing after Paul Ryan's office extended the invitation earlier in the day. Sanders said Wednesday that she was not sure how Trump found the videos, which he retweeted from the leader of an extreme far-right British group.

World Paul Manafort Strikes $11M Contract With Prosecutors
Author: 0 Paul Manafort Strikes $11M Contract With Prosecutors

Under the proposition, Manafort would be allowed to go in Virginia, New York, Florida and Washington, D.C., with other local travel requiring authorization from the court. In the proposal, Manafort agreed he will not travel overseas and that his wife, Kathleen, will turn over her passports, as he has already done. "This amount is a substantial portion of the defendant's assets accumulated over a lifetime of work", wrote his lawyers, Kevin Downing and Thomas Zehnle, USA Today reported .

World 4.4 magnitude natural disaster hits near Dover, Delaware
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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. "I live just a few miles south of Dover and my home rattled pretty good and I could hear the rumble as well", said said Dover Police Master Cpl. The USGS has revised the magnitude down from 5.1. Widespread shaking was felt across much of South Jersey about 4:50 p.m. Thursday, after an natural disaster was reported in Delaware.

World Volunteers requested in search for missing NC 3-year-old
Author: 0 Volunteers requested in search for missing NC 3-year-old

Investigators have determined that the woman and child in this surveillance photo taken at a North Carolina Walmart are not connected to an Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old Mariah Woods. A statewide Amber Alert was issued for the girl after she was reported missing from her home outside of Jacksonville on Monday. Earlier Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released surveillance photos of a woman and a little girl who matched Mariah's description, in hopes of identifying the pair.

World Heavy rains, strong winds hit Southern Kerala; 4 killed
Author: 0 Heavy rains, strong winds hit Southern Kerala; 4 killed

Uprooting of trees have so far led to four deaths including a woman in Kanyakumari, the police said on Thursday evening. It is expected to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over night and will move to Lakshadweep with a landfall. The IMD has issued warnings in the southern parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry over Cyclone Okchi. The sea conditions were likely to be high along and off south Kerala and south Tamil Nadu coasts and around Lakshadweep islands.

World Here's when you can expect rain Thursday — TIMELINE
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That brings most of us into the upper 50s, with a few more 60 degree readings dotting the landscape to the south and east. Clouds have been thick at times for our Wednesday as an upper level low passes to our north. Rain chance around 10%. These few showers will be because of southerly winds returning. Scattered showers, especially in the morning hours. Looking ahead to next week, a potential pattern change is on the way that will likely bring some rain on Tuesday followed by signs of ...

World Twitter Employee Who Deactivated Donald Trump's Account Reveals His Identity
Author: 0 Twitter Employee Who Deactivated Donald Trump's Account Reveals His Identity

However Twitter has not confirmed Duysak was reponsible and refused to take questions from the media on the subject, according to Reuters . "Then he closed his computer and left the building". I didn't do anything that I wasn't authorised to do'. I didn't go to any site or tool where I wasn't supposed to be at. "It's not like I was looking for something or planning to do it", he said.

World Hamas holds Israel responsible for growing tension in Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas holds Israel responsible for growing tension in Gaza

There were no casualties, he said. No injuries among Palestinians were reported. Israel blamed Islamic Jihad for the mortar fire . Later on Thursday evening, the army said it had struck two more "terror infrastructure targets."At least two Palestinians were injured, according to the health ministry".

Author: 0 IDF: Settlers attacked in northern West Bank, shoot Palestinian dead

The settlers descended from an illegal settlement near the Palestinian village of Qusra, in the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus . Israeli settlers and Palestinians clash in the northern West Bank on November 30, 2017. In October, a seven-year-old Palestinian girl was hospitalised after settlers threw stones at her family's auto in the occupied city. An Israeli occupation army and settler council in the West Bank claimed that the Israeli settlers were little boys, and were on ...

Author: 0 Justin Bieber's head of security arrested for DUI after crash injures cops

Justin Bieber and his bodyguard Michael Arana left the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on January 23, 2014 in Miami , Florida after Bieber was charged with drunken driving, and now Arana has been arrested for a DUI. Arana, 32, was arrested on scene and has been charged with leaving the scene of the crash and driving under the influence. According to Miami-Dade Police, both officers involved are now back home recovering with family.

World UK's Muslim population could treble by 2050, research finds
Author: 0 UK's Muslim population could treble by 2050, research finds

The countries covered in the study included the 28 European Union members, plus Norway and Switzerland. The research released on Wednesday night was based on three model scenarios, projecting what would happen if migration stopped altogether; if "regular" migration continued but refugee flows stopped; and if both migration continued and the current record levels of refugees continued.

World Active hurricane season ends Thursday, included Irma's impact on Lowcountry
Author: 0 Active hurricane season ends Thursday, included Irma's impact on Lowcountry

The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday. One storm even veered as far east as Ireland - underscoring how weird this hurricane season was. This marked the tenth consecutive storm to reach hurricane status! But it wasn't a record year. That streak ended when Irma weakened as it passed over Southwest Florida.

World White House plans to replace Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo
Author: 0 White House plans to replace Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo

The Associated Press is reporting that a plan has been discussed to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State , replacing him with the current CIA Director, Mike Pompeo . Even so, an end-of-year exit would make his time in office the shortest of any secretary of state whose tenure was not ended by a change in presidents in almost 120 years.

World Al Franken accused of groping Army veteran in 2003
Author: 0 Al Franken accused of groping Army veteran in 2003

Tweeden, a California news personality, traveled to Iraq in 2006 on a USO tour in order to entertain troops. The report included the photo , which shows Kemplin, who was 27 and a military officer at the time, smiling with the left side of her face pressed up against Franken's right cheek and his arm wrapped around her back.

World War criminal dies after consuming 'poison' during hearing
Author: 0 War criminal dies after consuming 'poison' during hearing

In a stunning end to the final case at the U.N.'s International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, former Croatian general Slobodan Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal! " in a courtroom and appeared to drink from a small bottle.

World Kashmir encounter: Teenager injured as locals attack army convoy
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Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that four terrorists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Futlipora. Acting on a specific tip-off about the presence of terrorists in Futlipora village of Budgam district, the security forces surrounded the village in Pakherpora area the morning.

World Peshawar University students continue to protest for third day
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At the Urbana campus, 6,980 of the 11,575 graduate students received a full or partial tuition waiver in 2017, according to the Graduate College. While most would agree that low-income undergraduate students are most in need of assistance, most of the benefits of federal policy flow to better-off graduate students.

World Brexit parties desperately seek compromise on Irish border
Author: 0 Brexit parties desperately seek compromise on Irish border

The other European Union state members are backing Ireland on this. "In the same way as we have seen movement in the last 24 hours in relation to the the financial settlement, I expect that we will see movement [on Ireland] in the next few days as well, and hopefully we will", Mr Hogan added.

World Padmavati Controversy: The Movie Gets Banned In Bihar
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Read Also :Here is a timeline of the Padmavati rowThe Lok Sabha Committee on Petitions had sought a report from the information and broadcasting ministry and the censor board after C P Joshi and Om Birla, two BJP MPs from Rajasthan, filed a plea on "objectionable content" in the film before the panel.

World Embassy transfer expected following Pence's United Nations speech
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The post Trump "considering" United States embassy Jerusalem move: VP appeared first on The Independent Uganda :. The next six-month waiver is due to be signed this week. Pence also spoke of the support that the USA has shown Israel and stated that the negative treatment that Israel has seen at the hands of the United Nations ended with the apointment of US ambassador Nikki Haley to the U.N.

World Turkish gold trader begins testifying for U.S. prosecutors
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Wearing brown jail scrubs, Zarrab said he pleaded guilty to seven charges, including money laundering, evading sanctions, fraud and bribing a USA prison guard to smuggle him alcohol and let him use the guard's cellphone. A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader has told a jury in NY that he began cooperating with USA authorities after he was unable to free himself through a prisoner exchange.

World White House Christmas Tree Features Tribute To Military
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Many readers applauded the Trump family for paying tribute to Gold Star and military families in their Christmas decorations. "Don't worry @AprilDRyan because I'm nice I'll bake one for you next week", she wrote, adding a wink and the hashtags #RealPie and #FakeNews.

World Syrian Government Delegation Arrives in Geneva for New Round of UN Talks
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The UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said on Tuesday the government and opposition would have a chance to negotiate directly for the first time, but it was not certain if they would do so. The delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic will arrive in Geneva on Wednesday to participate in the 8th round of the intra-Syrian dialogue, a source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said.

World Anthony agrees to pay $675K to Diamond Reynolds
Author: 0 Anthony agrees to pay $675K to Diamond Reynolds

A still image from police video shows Diamond Reynolds being comforted by her daughter while handcuffed in the back seat of a police patrol vehicle after Philando Castile was fatally shot. "While no amount of money can change what happened, bring Philando back, or erase the pain that my daughter and I continue to suffer, I do hope that closing this chapter will allow us to get our lives back and move forward", Reynolds said in the statement Tuesday.

World Kopardi rape and murder case: Three men get death sentence
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The three convicts are - Jitendra Babulal Shinde, Santosh Gorakh Bhawal and Nitin Gopinath Bhailum. The crime took place on July 13, 2016 when the 15-year-old was abducted, raped, mutilated and killed, sparking off a casteist and political furore in Maharashtra.

World American Airlines flights during holidays now without pilots, says union
Author: 0 American Airlines flights during holidays now without pilots, says union

Thousands of American Airlines flights set to depart during the holiday season have no pilot scheduled to fly the aircraft, the Allied Pilots Association announced Wednesday. The Allied Pilots Association, however, said that "b$3 ecause management unilaterally created their solution in violation of the contract", the payments could not be guaranteed.

World BUTT SELFIES: Tourists arrested after baring bottoms at Buddhist temple
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The now-deleted account had 14,400 followers. A gay USA couple were arrested in Thailand after taking photos of themselves exposing their butts at sacred Buddhist temples. People visiting Buddhist sites in Thailand are expected to dress modestly and signs advise them to cover their shoulders and legs. However, other Thai government and police officials have told media that the charges could be more serious.

World 'Jesus Tomb' Tests Show Site Much Older Than Previously Thought
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The discovery was made after mortar samples that were taken a year ago after the tomb was opened for the first time in centuries were tested. In 2016, when renovations around the site believed to protect the tomb of Christ in Jerusalem were underway, religious leaders agreed to the temporary removal of the marble slab covering the tomb so that restorers could install a moisture barrier to protect it.

World DOE identifies possible microgrid opportunities in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 DOE identifies possible microgrid opportunities in Puerto Rico

As a result, the Post noted that Sanders' bill likely won't get a floor vote in Congress. "Before the storm Puerto Rico only had two percent of its electricity coming from sustainable energy", remarked Sanders. Only a fraction of that money would go to Puerto Rico. Speaking of diminishing the territories' reliance on imported fossil fuels, the measure would make available $13 billion in additional Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for the rebuilding of the territories' ...

World The Pentagon is Downplaying Number of US Troops in Iraq and Syria
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Whereas, officially, the US military only has 503 troops in Syria and 5,262 in Iraq. In Iraq, the number is 8,892 troops - substantially higher than the 5,000 Manning said are now there. 3,900 American troops have been authorized by President Donald Trump, in August, making the entire number for troops up to 14,000, according to the Pentagon up to two weeks ago.

World PM Modi has no relation with poor, poverty: Congress
Author: 0 PM Modi has no relation with poor, poverty: Congress

During his rally located in the heart of Saurashtra, Morbi , PM Modi said Morbi is typical of the famous Gujarat model that is developing during his 13 years as Chief Minister. Pitching for 'Make in India ' programme to the entrepreneurs, Prime Minister Modi said, "Indian women continue to lead in different walks of life".

World Senate urges FG investigates, protects Nigerians from Libyan slavery auctions
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The Security Council discussed the possibility of sanctions against individuals and entities, and of applying the full range of global law including the use of the worldwide criminal court - but the session ended without resolution. The goal was to ascertain the veracity of the claims, assess their condition, and offer assistance to those detainees identified as Ghanaians, among many other illegal migrants held at these centers.

World Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday
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West winds around 5 miles per hour. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Sunday , sunny, with a high near 55. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and chilly. It will be cooler than Tuesday though with highs a lot closer to normal - in the mid 40s. Monday's record-breaking November heat in Boulder will be followed today by a sharp temperature drop, with a high only in the 40s and a very slight chance of ...

World Jesus banned from buses in DC, but gay hook-up ads allowed
Author: 0 Jesus banned from buses in DC, but gay hook-up ads allowed

It promotes no religion, merely spirituality - as does yoga, ads for which the Transit Authority does gladly accept. With Christmas less than a month away, the Archdiocese of Washington is encouraging consumers to "find the ideal gift" by attending church, seeking spiritual gifts and serving the poor.

World UK's May Visits Saudi Arabia, Jordan to Boost Security Ties
Author: 0 UK's May Visits Saudi Arabia, Jordan to Boost Security Ties

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has accused Saudi Arabia of trying to distract attention from Riyadh's "failures" at home and overseas by vilifying Iran as the alleged culprit behind conflicts in the Middle East. Mrs May has faced repeated calls to suspend arms sales following claims of breaches of global law in Yemen under the Saudi-led coalition bombing campaign.

World Microsoft announces Azure Location Based Services
Author: 0 Microsoft announces Azure Location Based Services

The list of their mutual customers includes companies like Coca-Cola, Coats and Costco Wholesale and Columbia Sportswear. The partnership is the fruit of years of cooperation between the two software giants. In keeping with Nadella's theme of bringing artificial intelligence (AI) to all aspects of the business, Microsoft plans to connect its S/4HANA software to Azure AI and other analytics services to improve the internal financial reporting process.

World Pence says Trump 'actively considering' U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Pence says Trump 'actively considering' U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

Embassy to Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence said. A number of other presidents similarly campaigned on a promise to move the embassy but reneged in office. "Israel didn't need a [U.N.] resolution to call for its existence because its right to exist is self-evident and timeless", he said. He reiterated that the US alliance with Israel is stronger than ever, and that the Trump administration will never allow Iran to build a nuclear weapon.

World Mother Allegedly Threw Newborn at Child's Father, Broke Baby's Skull
Author: 0 Mother Allegedly Threw Newborn at Child's Father, Broke Baby's Skull

The father took the child to a New Orleans hospital on Thursday, and doctors determined the infant had fractured his right temporal bone. Physicians contacted the Sheriff's Office to investigate the injury. The Terrytown woman was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center. But she is understood to have changed her story after a "neutral" witness came forward to say Rios had been holding the newborn.

World Saudi Prince Released After $1 Billion Settlement, Official Says
Author: 0 Saudi Prince Released After $1 Billion Settlement, Official Says

Prince Miteb, once seen as a contender to the throne, was freed on Tuesday after agreeing to an "acceptable settlement" with authorities of more than $1 billion, the BBC reported. Relatives, his lawyer and officials in his office could not be contacted to comment. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File PhotoThe official said Miteb, in his deal with the government, had admitted corruption.

World US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies - CDC
Author: 0 US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies - CDC

According to a joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), more than 160,000 people contracted HIV in 53 European countries in 2016. Testing also opens the door for preventive options for those who do not have HIV but are at risk. Still, despite the progress seen in the report, too few people are getting tested.

World Pro-migrant mayor Andreas Hollstein knifed in the neck
Author: 0 Pro-migrant mayor Andreas Hollstein knifed in the neck

A German mayor stabbed in the neck says the attack was premeditated, claiming that his attacker was angered by his pro-refugee stance. Hollstein himself told local newspaper Lokalstimme that "I had people on my side who acted quickly and I'm happy to still be alive ".

World You can now 'remix' direct Instagram photo messages and send them back
Author: 0 You can now 'remix' direct Instagram photo messages and send them back

This reply includes a sticker of the image you're replying to. Direct messages in Instagram are a good way of sharing photos more privately with friends and relatives. You can resize it and move it around as you wish, and, can also add stickers, text or drawings to it if you want. However, if having your photos remixed doesn't interest you, a One View option can be selected, similar to Snapchat.

World Trump shares 'Muslim crimes' videos tweeted by Britain First deputy leader
Author: 0 Trump shares 'Muslim crimes' videos tweeted by Britain First deputy leader

In one of the more disturbing videos that the president shared, an "Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death", according to the tweet. In response to the Trump tweets, Fransen told IBTimes UK: "Islam is the biggest threat to our nation and Islamic immigration and Islamic terrorism has caused no end of problems in our country and [Trump's retweets] just illustrate people are waking up".

World I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, they like me too: Musharraf
Author: 0 I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, they like me too: Musharraf

He also denied Saeed's involvement in the Mumbai 26/11 attacks and insinuated that if Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Pakistan Army has held on charges of espionage, hasn't admitted to the charges, even the LeT has not. India had expressed outrage over the decision of Pakistan's judicial board to release Hafiz Saeed, calling it an attempt by Pakistan to mainstream terrorists and a reflection of its continuing support to non-state actors.

World Rahul questions PM over 50 lakh new houses in Gujarat
Author: 0 Rahul questions PM over 50 lakh new houses in Gujarat

Congress sources said this is the first in a series of questions to be raised to Prime Minister Modi by Rahul in the run up to the assembly elections in Gujarat. "Those who have looted people throughout their life, they can only remember dacoits", Modi said in a reply to Gandhi's "Gabbar Singh Tax" jibe, recalling the iconic villain from the Bollywood blockbuster " Sholay ".