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World Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official
Author: 0 Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official

A senior Palestinian official has said that US Vice President Mike Pence is not welcome in the occupied territories during his scheduled visit later this month. Rajoub added that the meeting with the Palestinian leader would not take place. The vice-president will also address the Knesset, the first senior United States official to do so since President George W.

World Korea Issues More Threats as Drills Continue on Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 Korea Issues More Threats as Drills Continue on Korean Peninsula

South Korea has deployed 90 fighter jets, including its F-15 and FA-50 fighters The U.S. also flew two B-1B supersonic bombers over Korea for two consecutive days on Wednesday and Thursday, carrying out bombing drills over the Yellow Sea near North Korea and China.

World Wassenaar Arrangement Admits India as 42nd Member
Author: 0 Wassenaar Arrangement Admits India as 42nd Member

After the completion of procedural works, India will become the group's 42nd member and work with the rest towards ensuring transparency in defence deals, comprising transfer of arms and dual-use goods and technologies. Who are the other members? The WA has 42 members, the latest entrant being India. It aims to prevent the acquisition of these items by terrorists .

World A Judge Issues An Arrest Warrant For A Former Argentinian President
Author: 0 A Judge Issues An Arrest Warrant For A Former Argentinian President

Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner lashed out today at a judge's order seeking her arrest as "an excess that violates the rule of law". Kirchner, who was sworn in as a senator on November 29, along with former officials in her government, were accused by prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita of an "aggravated cover-up" of the bombing that is considered a crime against humanity.

World Snow threat continues for Friday
Author: 0 Snow threat continues for Friday

This will push the highest chances of any accumulating snow well east of the viewing area and include locations such as Baton Rouge, New Orleans and into southern MS and Alabama where a Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect. That should minimize the accumulation potential. Temperatures should go above freezing, into the mid to upper 30s, by late morning and through the afternoon, easing the ice issue on roads.

World EU Commission: Brexit deal on Irish border possible by Friday
Author: 0 EU Commission: Brexit deal on Irish border possible by Friday

The bargain came as British Prime Minister Theresa May overcame dissent at home to find a compromise on the biggest challenges facing Britain during its split. Barnier informed European Union ambassadors that Downing Street had told him a potential solution was being worked out that could possibly satisfy both Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Ireland, but that it had yet to be signed off by any of those involved, the Guardian reported on Thursday.

World Health care spending slows down
Author: 0 Health care spending slows down

National health spending increased 4.3% in 2016 compared to 5.8% in 2015, according to a new study by the Office of the Actuary at CMS. Home health care, which represents a 3% share of the health care system, saw spending rise at a slower pace in 2016 compared to the previous year.

World HUD Report Shows Slight Uptick In Utah Homelessness
Author: 0 HUD Report Shows Slight Uptick In Utah Homelessness

That, too, was an increase from the previous year. Of that, 542 were people with children, 106 were unaccompanied homeless youth, 205 were veterans and 182 were "chronically" homeless veterans. "While we have made significant strides in reducing the number of individuals experiencing homelessness, we must remain committed to implementing strategies that make it a rare, brief and non-recurring event".

World Israeli forces injure four youth, one injury described as critical
Author: 0 Israeli forces injure four youth, one injury described as critical

An IDF spokesman said two rocket launches had been identified with both falling inside the Gaza Strip. It's not yet clear if there were any casualties in either attack. Hamas Leader Ismail Hanniyeh issued a call for Palestinian across the country to begin a new intifada. "We want the uprising to last and continue to let Trump and the occupation regret this decision", said Haniyeh.

World Evacuation Orders Issued for almost 200k as Los Angeles Fires Rage
Author: 0 Evacuation Orders Issued for almost 200k as Los Angeles Fires Rage

The Skirball Fire is in mostly residential areas causing evacuation, and UCLA students were given the option to go to class. "Strong winds overnight creating extreme fire danger". The wildfires sweeping through California have left countless homeowners and businesses scrambling as the blazes continue to grow out of control in various locations throughout the state.

World Turkey seizes United States witness Reza Zarrab's private jet, yacht
Author: 0 Turkey seizes United States witness Reza Zarrab's private jet, yacht

The accusations have surfaced as Zarrab testifies before a federal court in Manhattan on his role in a lucrative regional trade circuit, that saw Iran inject billions of euros of hydrocarbon revenues into the global banking sector via Turkey's public banking institution - circumventing USA sanctions prohibiting trade with Teheran.

World Lilac fire in San Diego County destroys 2 buildings, burns 350 acres
Author: 0 Lilac fire in San Diego County destroys 2 buildings, burns 350 acres

The Lilac Fire was zero percent contained late Thursday afternoon and had destroyed 20 structures. Two residents were taken to a hospital for treatment of trauma suffered during the blaze. Authorities set up an evacuation center for the displaced at Great Oak High School in Temecula. The Del Mar Racetrack threw open its doors for evacuees, and the owners encouraged people to bring bedding and food for the horses.

World Is The Saudi Crown Prince Mystery Buyer Of $450M Da Vinci Painting?
Author: 0 Is The Saudi Crown Prince Mystery Buyer Of $450M Da Vinci Painting?

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that the purchase was executed in the name of Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, and many familiar with the operations of the Saudi royal family presumed that Crown Prince Mohammed, a friend of Prince Bader's, was funding the bid.

World Serena Williams crowdsources breastfeeding advice on Twitter
Author: 0 Serena Williams crowdsources breastfeeding advice on Twitter

Along with her tweet, she posted a sweet photo of herself with her firstborn, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The champion is expected to take part in the Australian Open, according to tournament director Craig Tiley, who said today it's "very likely" she will make her comeback in Australia.

World Bars and Restaurants Close as Creek Fire Rages Across North LA
Author: 0 Bars and Restaurants Close as Creek Fire Rages Across North LA

Forest Service and the Los Angeles Fire Department in the battle. Gov. Jerry Brown late Tuesday issued an emergency proclamation for LA County due to the effects of the Creek and Rye Fires that all day Wednesday continued to threaten infrastructure, destroy homes and prompt evacuations.

World House to vote on government funding bill to avert federal shutdown
Author: 0 House to vote on government funding bill to avert federal shutdown

He says: "We're all here as a very friendly, well-unified group". Democrats are seeking permanent legal status for so-called DREAMers as part of a long-term government funding deal. But on Thursday, the group's chairman, Rep. Mark Meadows , R-N.C., said the group will likely give leaders whatever support they need to pass the legislation.

World Trent Franks Will Likely Resign From Congress
Author: 0 Trent Franks Will Likely Resign From Congress

The statement is supposed to be released sometime on Thursday. Roll Call first reported on Franks's expected resignation. Trent Franks , the dean of Arizona's House Republicans, is reportedly stepping down amid claims of inappropriate behavior .

World Rockets fired into Israel near Gaza strip
Author: 0 Rockets fired into Israel near Gaza strip

After the assault from Gaza, Israeli jets targeted military sites belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad. The rockets, which triggered the Code Red alert system in Ashkelon and other Israeli communities, landed in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces spokesman said.

World People Struck By Car In Lower Manhattan
Author: 0 People Struck By Car In Lower Manhattan

It jumped a curb during the crash. Three more people were hurt when the auto went up on the sidewalk. Investigators say a auto struck an SUV around 1:20 p.m. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional. Initial reports said the driver of the vehicle was arrested. This is a developing news story and NY1 will have more information as it becomes available.

World Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision

The US Ambassador was summoned to Iraq for making "protest" from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iraq, because of the unprecedented decision by trump, which he recognized Israel's capital Jerusalem. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Pres. Trump called him Tuesday to notify him of the embassy transfer. The PMF is government sanctioned and formally reports to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office.

Author: 0 Former Governor Phil Bredesen Announces US Senate Run

Nashville attorney James Mackler, who formally announced months ago his candidacy, is showing no signs of dropping his bid for Bredesen. He cruised to re-election in 2006, garnering more votes than any gubernatorial candidate in Tennessee history and sweeping all 95 counties against Republican opponent Jim Bryson.

World Sanders: Trump Should 'Think About Resigning' Following Franken Announcement
Author: 0 Sanders: Trump Should 'Think About Resigning' Following Franken Announcement

The grassroots group CREDO had garnered more than 152,000 supporters as of Thursday afternoon in its call for a federal investigation into allegations of government officials' abuses, starting with Trump's. Trump later apologized for the remarks and described them as "locker room" talk. "There were a lot of questions on that". "The way we treat women in our country has been abysmal in nearly every way".

World House weighs gun bill as ATF reviews 'bump stock' devices
Author: 0 House weighs gun bill as ATF reviews 'bump stock' devices

H.R. 38 passed the House Wednesday on a vote of 231-198. The US House Judiciary Committee [official website] approved the bill late last month despite severe opposition to the bill from 17 states [JURIST report]. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12), a New Jersey Democrat who has strongly opposed efforts to loosen gun restrictions. "Republicans are inviting violent criminals, domestic abusers, convicted stalkers, and those who have never undergone a background check or received any gun ...

World European Commission to haul Czech, Hungary, Poland before court over refugee sharing
Author: 0 European Commission to haul Czech, Hungary, Poland before court over refugee sharing

The bloc, however, found the trio's response unsatisfactory, saying that "the three countries have given no indication that they will contribute to the implementation of the relocation decision". The Commission has also chose to file a lawsuit in the European court of justice against Hungary adopted in this country, the laws on non-governmental organizations and higher education.

World Snow and ice warning issued for north-west
Author: 0 Snow and ice warning issued for north-west

A Snow and Ice weather warning issued by Met Eireann comes into force later today. The forecasters initially issued an orange weather warning to counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. Temperatures will be low and it will stay cold for most of next week. It is one of three weather warnings now in place around the country. Lowest temperatures will be between -2 and +3 degrees Celsius.

World Trump Shrinks US National Monuments by over 80%
Author: 0 Trump Shrinks US National Monuments by over 80%

The reasoning behind the move is to designate as protected "the smallest area compatible with the protection of the objects of scientific or historic interest", and the proclamation also opens the newly public lands to "disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing; and location, entry, and patent under the mining laws".

World Baby Dies After Being Mistakenly Declared Dead
Author: 0 Baby Dies After Being Mistakenly Declared Dead

Dr Sandeep Gupta, director of Delhi Newborn Centre where the baby boy died, said it was a "losing battle" from day one. The infant was declared dead by Max Hospital of Shalimar Bagh. "Had the baby not been exposed for so many hours after his birth, maybe we could have probably prolonged his life longer", said Gupta. "The preliminary report has found them guilty in certain aspects and the final report is expected in next two days".

World Sacramento civic and business leaders urge local Congress members to fix DACA
Author: 0 Sacramento civic and business leaders urge local Congress members to fix DACA

Evelyn Valdez-Ward is a PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine, and a DACA recipient. But Democrats' willingness to cooperate will likely hinge on how extensive those protections are as numerous aforementioned progressive lawmakers have established a "clean" DACA extension, absent any security measures or merit based reforms , as their ultimate goal.

World Singapore Airlines Decides to Reroute Flights as Measure against N. Korea Missiles
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines Decides to Reroute Flights as Measure against N. Korea Missiles

The representative of the Ministry of defense Colonel Robert manning reported that the missile flew about 1,000 km before falling into the sea of Japan, reports Reuters. The most recent incident was when the crew of Cathay Pacific and Korean Air spotted the Hwasong 15 missile launched last week by North Korea. " We remain alert and (will) review the situation as it evolves ".

World Ex-South Carolina cop's shooting of motorist was murder: judge
Author: 0 Ex-South Carolina cop's shooting of motorist was murder: judge

Slager stopped the vehicle Scott was driving for a broken rear brake light in North Charleston in April 2015. The judge agreed with prosecutors who argued at Slager's sentencing hearing this week that he showed malice and calculation in the April 2015 shooting.

World Gay man denied marriage license hopes to unseat county clerk
Author: 0 Gay man denied marriage license hopes to unseat county clerk

Davis, the chief clerk of Rowan County, cited "God's authority" and said her stance was motivated by her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian. Davis doesn't object to issuing marriage licenses now that the state Legislature has changed the law so her name is not on the license.

World Active shooter reported at Aztec High School
Author: 0 Active shooter reported at Aztec High School

The shooter was later reported to be "down", said Shana Reeves, director of communications for the city of Farmington. Schools in the area are taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety of their students and faculty. Local media reports a shooter is down, and at least two other people have been shot. Aztec High School is located at 500 E Chaco Street, in Aztec, New Mexico.

Author: 0 Jamia student, national-level hockey player found dead in auto

His father Sharif Khan said a cousin sister of Rizwan's friend and her father told them on phone that Rizwan have handed over his mobile phone and a bag with Rs 2 lakh at their residence on Monday afternoon and drove off in his auto. Nawab found Khan sitting on the driver's seat in the unlocked auto with a bullet wound on his temple. He was carrying a bag with Rs 2 lakh to make a payment for his brother and left the bag and his cell phone at his friend's house.

World Aiyar stokes trouble for Congress, Modi says 'neech' jibe insult to Gujarat
Author: 0 Aiyar stokes trouble for Congress, Modi says 'neech' jibe insult to Gujarat

Modi] is a neech kism ka aadmi who has no sabhyata [civility]", Mr. Aiyar said after Mr. Modi accused the Congress of seeking votes in the name of B.R. "Have I done any neech work in my public life?" Aiyar said the comments by the PM showed his low-level mindset and one bereft of any manners. "Why was PM taking a jibe at Congress and Rahul Gandhi at the inauguration of Ambedkar International Centre?" Nobody knows how many times have Congress leaders used this sort of language against ...

World Possible elements of genocide in Myanmar
Author: 0 Possible elements of genocide in Myanmar

He listed alleged abuses against the Rohingya, including "killing by random firing of bullets, use of grenades, shooting at close range, stabbings, beatings to death and the burning of houses with families inside". Zeid al-Hussein had previously described the campaign by Myanmar's military as "textbook" ethnic cleansing. Zeid urged the 47-member council to recommend to the UN General Assembly to authorise a new mechanism to probe individual criminal responsibility.

World United Kingdom must apologize for Jallianwala Bagh: London Mayor
Author: 0 United Kingdom must apologize for Jallianwala Bagh: London Mayor

The mass shooting - known as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, and which took place on April 13, 1919 - killed 379 people. "I'm clear that the Government should now apologise, especially as we reach the centenary of the massacre". All the exits were blocked by the troops and protesters had nowhere to escape. Colonial-era records show about 400 people died when soldiers opened fire on men, women and children in the enclosed area, but Indian figures put the toll at closer to 1,000.

World SPD's Martin Schulz wants United States of Europe by 2025
Author: 0 SPD's Martin Schulz wants United States of Europe by 2025

The 61-year-old has been in the spotlight since talks to form a coalition between the chancellor's conservative alliance, the pro-business Free Democrats and the Greens collapsed last month , plunging Germany into political uncertainty. The leadership's motion "takes no option off the table", he added, making clear it wouldn't automatically lead to a coalition. Martin Schulz, the head of Germany's Social Democrats, wants to push for ever-closer European integration and turn the EU into a ...

Author: 0 Cinemark Joins Others in Movie Membership Offering

Watch as many films you want in theaters for a monthly fee, that's their business model, and the yearly subscription got even cheaper than $10/month. Cinemarks' new plan comes as another movie theater subscription service, called Movie Pass, continues to climb in popularity.

World Dwayne Johnson's Fans Celebrate His Hollywood Star In The Sweetest Way
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson's Fans Celebrate His Hollywood Star In The Sweetest Way

Variety reports that Johnson will be honored with a star on the legendary Hollywood street landmark. The official ceremony takes place on December 13 ― and Johnson said he would "see everyone there". He is set to star in the upcoming Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle , as well as a Fast & Furious spinoff based on his character, Hobbs, in 2019. Before The Rock broke into Hollywood, he rose to fame as a WWE superstar during the Attitude Era as the primary rival to Stone Cold Steve Austin.

World Pentagon admits United States has 2000 troops in Syria
Author: 0 Pentagon admits United States has 2000 troops in Syria

The US military has increased the number of troops in Syria from 500 to 2,000, the Pentagon says, adding that the "conditions-based" military presence is justified by the need to "stabilize" liberated areas. British fighters who had fled to other countries would also be found and stopped from returning to the United Kingdom, he said, adding that there would be no "safe space" overseas for them either.

Author: 0 Luxury brands win European Union court ruling on online distribution

In order to preserve the "luxury image" of its products, Coty markets certain of its brands via a selective distribution network, that is to say, through authorised distributors. The issue has split European Union countries, with Germany more eager to promote e-commerce. In two test cases in recent years, the German cartel office forced adidas and Asics to drop such bans, saying online platforms were crucial for small- and medium-sized companies and consumers.

World United States wants NASA leader Raila Odinga to abandon his swearing-in plan
Author: 0 United States wants NASA leader Raila Odinga to abandon his swearing-in plan

Attorney General Githu Muigai's comments came a day after the United States urged Odinga's supporters to call off the mock "swearing-in" on December 12, the country's independence day. So far, 12 Kenyan counties have passed motions supporting the formation of a people's assembly, majority counties that had backed the opposition in Kenya's protracted voting.

World Light snow is on the way
Author: 0 Light snow is on the way

Winds will be brisk keeping wind chills in the 30s. Clouds remain over most of the Arklatex through Thursday . It'll be a cold one Friday with highs in the 40s. The big weather story is the unseasonably cool day today . Cloud cover and even the light wind would keep lows only in the low 20s so have taken the average with the low of 17 as seen in the 8 day.

World Man burnt alive in alleged case of love jihad in Rajasthan
Author: 0 Man burnt alive in alleged case of love jihad in Rajasthan

In the video, the accused can be seen beating the victim and then setting him on fire. The home minister told ANI: 'The video is gut-wrenching. Not just that, the perpetrator of the heinous crime made a video of the act which was later put on the social media .

World $6.7M spent in early months of Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 $6.7M spent in early months of Russian Federation probe

For example, Patrick Fitzgerald was a special counsel who investigated a far narrower subject: a leak that exposed the identity of covert Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame. A Senate vote in February 1999 failed to convict Clinton on those charges. Mueller's investigation has already charged four individuals with criminal wrongdoing.

World $0.47 EPS Expected for Carnival plc (CUK)
Author: 0 $0.47 EPS Expected for Carnival plc (CUK)

The Return on Assets for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) is 0.067833. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $96.63. Omers Administration owns 22,300 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The Illinois-based First Tru Ltd Partnership has invested 0.07% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL).