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Merely 6 months after legalizing gay-marriage, Bermuda terminates it

Merely 6 months after legalizing gay-marriage, Bermuda terminates it But it appears unlikely that the governor will block the bill. Under the proposed new bill, same-sex couples won't be able to marry, but will instead enter into a "domestic partnership". OUTBermuda, the territory's LGBT advocacy group, said in a statement on its Facebook page that it is "disappointed" with the government's actions. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation sends military delegation to North Korea

Russian Federation sends military delegation to North Korea [Full Article...]

OH man tried to trade chicken Alfredo, Sprite for sex with minor

OH man tried to trade chicken Alfredo, Sprite for sex with minor Maruna was then arrested and charged with importuning, disseminating matter harmful or obscene to juveniles, possession of criminal tools and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. The conversations became explicitly sexual in nature, with Maruna sending nude pictures and suggesting the two should get married someday. Police said it was clear that MAruna began to develop feelings for the "teen ... [Full Article...]

Russian Gas Supplies to Italy have Resumed

Russian Gas Supplies to Italy have Resumed The subsequent fire was contained by midmorning and the facility shut down, said the operator Gas Connect. Rescue helicopters are hovering over the scene of an explosion that has hit an OMV gas station in Austria's Baumgarten on Tuesday, according to media reports. [Full Article...]

Mandatory Aadhaar linking: SC reserves order, will pronounce judgment tomorrow

Mandatory Aadhaar linking: SC reserves order, will pronounce judgment tomorrow The government has already issued 139 notifications mandating the linking of Unique identification Number with various schemes including MNREGA, old age pension scheme, provident fund and Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana. You have a point that these circulars deprive persons dependant on social welfare. For accounts opened after 1 June 2017, Aadhaar, Permanent Account Number or PAN will have t... [Full Article...]

Japan says it and U.S. share stance pressure needed on North Korea

Japan says it and U.S. share stance pressure needed on North Korea In September, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, the second to fly over Japan in less than a month. Guterres attended a press conference at the Japan National Press Club Thursday afternoon, where he gave his early evaluation of United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman's four-day visit to Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

'Britain First' leader arrested in connection with Belfast rally

'Britain First' leader arrested in connection with Belfast rally The 31-year-old faces two counts of behaviour intending or likely to stir up hatred or fear by using words which were "threatening, abusive or insulting". Ms Fransen, who gained worldwide notoriety after her Islamophobic tweets were shared by Donald Trump , claimed Mr Goulding was arrested on "trumped-up charges". [Full Article...]

Suspect 'taunted Donald Trump' on social media before NY subway attack

Suspect 'taunted Donald Trump' on social media before NY subway attack AKM Shahidul Hoque, inspector general of Bangladeshi national police, told Reuters that Ullah had no criminal record in Bangladesh. He reportedly carried out the attack in retaliation against Israel for its actions in the embattled Gaza territory . [Full Article...]

Jerusalem Saga: Why Some Arab Leaders Avoided OIC Meeting

Jerusalem Saga: Why Some Arab Leaders Avoided OIC Meeting While addressing the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting in Istanbul on Wednesday, Khawaja Asif said that US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital is contrary to global legality. [Full Article...]

Israel puts Gaza border on lockdown over security concerns

Israel puts Gaza border on lockdown over security concerns In response, the army said it had targeted what it described as three military facilities in Gaza used as training and weapons storage sites by Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls Gaza which the U.S. The strikes came hours after Israel's missile defense system intercepted two rockets fired from Gaza . The situation in the region escalated after the US President Donald tr... [Full Article...]

India reiterates Jadhav convicted on concocted charges in Pakistan

India reiterates Jadhav convicted on concocted charges in Pakistan Responding to a question, External Affairs Minister spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India's request for consular access to Mr. On May 18, the ICJ through an interim order had stayed Jadhav's execution after which the Foreign Office communicated to the ICJ that the government of Pakistan had instructed its all relevant departments to give effect to the order of the world court . [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy

PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday commissioned the INS Kalvari submarine saying it will play a big part in combatting terrorism which the nation's enemies are using to fight a "proxy war". This is India's first indigenously-built Scorpene-class submarine to be inducted into the Indian Navy after more than 17 years even as the navy's submarine arm celebrates it golden jubilee in 2017... [Full Article...]

Somalia: Suspected US Drone Carries Out an Airstrike On Al Shabaab Base

Somalia: Suspected US Drone Carries Out an Airstrike On Al Shabaab Base The attacker disguised himself in a police uniform to access the camp, Afrah said. Al Shabab (The Youth, in Arabic), which has not confirmed the operation, is an Islamist armed group loyal to the Al Qaeda network, created at the end of the 70s of the last century by the Saudi millionaire Osama Bin Laden with logistic and economic support and training of the Central Intelligence Agency. [Full Article...]

Omarosa Manigault denies tantrum, but hints Trump administration 'made me uncomfortable'

Omarosa Manigault denies tantrum, but hints Trump administration 'made me uncomfortable' Omarosa Manigault appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to give her account of the mystery - and supposed drama - surrounding her ouster from the White House. Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, has sought to impose more discipline among Trump's staff and limit their communications with the president. Manigault Newman's departure from the Trump administration has been rumored since S... [Full Article...]

Accumulating snow possible tonight in Maryland

Accumulating snow possible tonight in Maryland Smiley is calling for about an inch of accumulation along the Interstate 80 corridor, while Pittsburgh will see less. "[Drivers] should allow plenty of extra time to clean all snow off of cars, go slow and use caution for everyone's safety on the roads", Grant said. [Full Article...]

Snow ends early Thursday, then there's afternoon sunshine and cold conditions

Snow ends early Thursday, then there's afternoon sunshine and cold conditions Temperatures today will still be below average for the time of year - 3C (37F) in Edinburgh, 5C (41F) in London and 6C (43F) in Cardiff - but there will be a fair bit of sunshine in eastern and central England. Motorists are being told to prepare for more ice and snow this week as temperatures plunge. Add in winds from the west gusting to near 35 miles per hour, and you've got wind chills mainly... [Full Article...]

Anderson Cooper's Anti-Trump Tweet Came from Assistant's Phone, not 'Hack'

Anderson Cooper's Anti-Trump Tweet Came from Assistant's Phone, not 'Hack' Trump tweeted about Republican candidate Roy Moore's defeat in the Alabama special election to fill Jeff Sessions' now-vacant senate seat, stating that "the deck was stacked against" the judge, who was accused of harassing or molesting teenage girls in the past. [Full Article...]

Omnitracs donates $25k to Wreaths Across America

Omnitracs donates $25k to Wreaths Across America It is with this in mind that this year's theme for National Wreaths Across America Day - Saturday, Dec. 16 - is "I'm an American". As participants lay a wreath on the grave of a veteran buried at the cemetery, that person is remembered and honored by speaking the person's name and thanking him or her for their service. [Full Article...]

USA lawmaker kills himself amid sexual misconduct allegations

USA lawmaker kills himself amid sexual misconduct allegations A Republican state representative in Kentucky says a woman's claim that he sexually assaulted her in 2013 has no merit and he will not resign . On Monday, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published an extensive investigation alleging that Mr. [Full Article...]

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died - here is his replacement

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died - here is his replacement She is the first black woman to become mayor of San Francisco . A public celebration of life will be held at City Hall on Sunday at 3 p.m. Well-wishers have been leaving flowers on the steps of San Francisco City Hall for Mayor Lee. Lee was an advocate for the poor but detractors claimed he catered too much to Silicon Valley, citing his brokering of a tax break in 2011 to benefit Twitter as ... [Full Article...]


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