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Rouhani: Saudi tensions with Iran 'to cover up defeats'

Rouhani: Saudi tensions with Iran 'to cover up defeats' As she embarked on a whistlestop tour of the conservative kingdom and Jordan, countries she last visited in April, Mrs May said she hoped her visit would bolster links with the region as Britain prepares to leave the EU. Mrs May has faced repeated calls to suspend arms sales following claims of breaches of worldwide law in Yemen under the Saudi-led coalition bombing campaign. [Full Article...]

Microsoft adds SAP as cloud partner in battle against Amazon

Microsoft adds SAP as cloud partner in battle against Amazon The announcement included customer testimonials from businesses using SAP solutions from Azure. A number of mutual big name customers including the Coca-Cola Co. This week, Microsoft execs said they would be using SAP S/4HANA on Azure to run the company's own internal finance processes. Last year, that market was said to be worth US$22.16 billion, with Amazon Web Services taking a 44 percent... [Full Article...]

India, Singapore promise to each other to fight worldwide terrorism

India, Singapore promise to each other to fight worldwide terrorism Later in the day, he also delivered a lecture on the topic "Defence Relations between Singapore and India in an Evolving Indo-Pacific Security Landscape" at the Brookings Institution India Centre. The two countries' defence ministers reaffirmed the "strong and long-standing defence relationship" between the two countries during the second India-Singapore Defence Ministers' Dialogue (DMD). [Full Article...]

'Complicit' named word of the year by Dictionary.com

'Complicit' named word of the year by Dictionary.com Our essential brief on culture, the news, and more. Jane Solomon, a lexicographer at Dictionary.com told The Associated Press that searches for the word on the Dictionary.com website increased by nearly 300 percent over the year. " Complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent". The company also announc... [Full Article...]

Trump 'actively considering' moving USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Trump 'actively considering' moving USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem He is facing a new deadline in early December on whether to extend the waiver again, a practice that his predecessors used to avoid inflaming tensions in the Middle East. "Resolution 181 was subsequently cited in the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel, marking the beginning of a relationship between Israel and the United Nations that has endured and deepened, even during challengin... [Full Article...]

War criminal drinks poison in court as sentence is upheld

War criminal drinks poison in court as sentence is upheld Croatian former general Slobodan Praljak stands prior to the start of his appeal judgement at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on November 29, 2017 at the Hague . Praljak is one of six former Bosnian Croat political and military leaders of the self-proclaimed Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia which existed during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. [Full Article...]

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb freed in 'billion-dollar deal'

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb freed in 'billion-dollar deal' Prince Miteb was one of the most prominent of the high profile officials detained. "Almighty, thanks be to you ...", Abeer bint Khaled bin Abdullah, a royal family member, said on Twitter. "We show them all the files that we have and as soon as they see those about 95 percent agree to a settlement", bin Salman reportedly said. The official, who is involved in the anti-corruption campaign, said... [Full Article...]

HIV being caught sooner in more people, CDC says

HIV being caught sooner in more people, CDC says In fact, the state of Georgia saw a 25 percent decrease in new HIV cases from 2008 to 2014, he said. 59 percent of heterosexuals at increased risk for HIV. According to the newspaper, the WHO's European regional director, Zsuzsanna Jakab, warns that if the virus - which causes Aids - continues to spread at the current rate, "we will not be able to achieve the. [Full Article...]

Instagram now lets you remix the photos your friends send you

Instagram now lets you remix the photos your friends send you The loop can be paused by your friends by tapping and holding on the loop. This is one of the top features of Snapchat, which has supported image annotations since the beginning. Once you sent your reply created in this way, the recipient can then remix your remix and send you that. and so on. You still have the option to fade away after a one-time view, too, so people can be as ephemeral, o... [Full Article...]

Twitter Slams Trump For Retweeting Anti-Muslim Videos Posted By Jayda Fransen

Twitter Slams Trump For Retweeting Anti-Muslim Videos Posted By Jayda Fransen The group regularly share content criticizing what they regard as the "Islamification of the United Kingdom". In a separate development, Fransen was also charged with using "threatening, abusive or insulting words or behavior" during a speech she made in Belfast in Northern Ireland. [Full Article...]

PM Modi slammed Congress over Somanth Temple

PM Modi slammed Congress over Somanth Temple So, there is no mention about the issues and problems concerning the voters of Modi's home state in his talks. The prime minister's latest salvo adds to a string of accusations against Congress' dynastic politics and elitism, a point that the BJP has continually attacked and pitted against PM Modi's beginnings as a tea vendor. [Full Article...]

I'm Lashkar's biggest supporter and know they like me, says Pervez Musharraf

I'm Lashkar's biggest supporter and know they like me, says Pervez Musharraf In the interview, Musharraf also claimed his liking for the LeT founder Hafiz Saeed , who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head. In January this year, 68-year-old Saeed was recently released after almost ten-month-long house arrest in Pakistan following a court order. [Full Article...]

Archdiocese of Washington Challenges Metro System's Advertising Guidelines - Archdiocese of Washington

Archdiocese of Washington Challenges Metro System's Advertising Guidelines - Archdiocese of Washington In its complaint, the archdiocese says that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rejected an ad showing a group of shepherds looking up to the stars, along with the words "Find the ideal gift", a URL and the hashtag #FindThePerfectGift. [Full Article...]

Congrats: Vatsal Sheth and Ishita Dutta tie the knot

Congrats: Vatsal Sheth and Ishita Dutta tie the knot ACTRESS ISHITA DUTTA TIES KNOT WITH VATSAL SHETH Actors Ishita Dutta and Vatsal Sheth got married today at ISKON Temple in Juhu, Mumbai. "Need all your love and blessings". Big names like Ajay Devgn , Kajol , Bobby Deol and Apoorva Lakhia attended the event. Vatsal is known for his stupendous acting in the 2014 show Ek Haseena Thi , in which he starred opposite Sanjeeda Shaikh. [Full Article...]

Actor James Woods tweets about Bellagio poker cage robbery

Actor James Woods tweets about Bellagio poker cage robbery LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man wearing a wig and covering his face with bandages or a mask used a handgun to rob a cashier's cage Tuesday at the Bellagio casino-resort, authorities said. Metro Captian John Pelletier said that they are "comfortable and confident" that they have enough to apprehend the man. The suspect fled in a Silver 2011 Chevrolet Cruze with Nevada plates, which has since been recove... [Full Article...]

Resorts to Host Musical-Comedy Show for Toys for Tots

Resorts to Host Musical-Comedy Show for Toys for Tots Marine Corps Reserve hand out hundreds of boxes of toys to residents from Fallon, Fernley, Silver Springs and Gabbs. Aqueduct Racetrack is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, N.Y. Settlemoir, GM/COO of Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment. Since its approval to be an official activity of the U.S. Marine Corps in 1995, the mission of the Toys for Tots program is to collect new, u... [Full Article...]

Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop

Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop It is worth noting that at the moment Andreas Holstein is in the hospital, the doctors said that his life is not in danger. The attack took place in a kebab shop where Mr Hollstein, 54, managed to fend off his attacker with the help of two staff, a father and son. [Full Article...]

Justices turn away challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban

Justices turn away challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban Constitution's Second Amendment. Maryland passed the sweeping gun-control measure after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that killed 20 children and six educators in CT. The appeals court pointed to the Supreme Court's 2008 Heller decision, which included a line suggesting that states and cities could ban the M-16 rifle, a military version of the AR-15. [Full Article...]

Syria: Regime attacks kill 20 in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Regime attacks kill 20 in Eastern Ghouta A convoy carrying food and medical aid entered Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, the United Nations said - a rare humanitarian delivery to one of the last remaining rebel strongholds. In theory, residents in the area should be in a safe zone free from airstrikes, shelling and fighting. The opposition Eastern Ghouta Damascus Countryside local council said this week the escalating bomb... [Full Article...]

Franken Won't Say If Groping Allegations Are Grounds For Resignation

Franken Won't Say If Groping Allegations Are Grounds For Resignation Sen. Al Franken said he is "trying to take responsibility by apologizing" for allegedly groping several women and forcibly kissing one. Watch above live, via The Washington Post. I am embarrassed. I feel ashamed. Tweeden posted the photo on her radio station's website on Thursday. "I'm committed to working as hard as I can here in the Senate for the people of Minnesota", he said. [Full Article...]


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