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12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx

12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx But fire officials say almost two dozen people, including that man and his family, have been displaced by the blaze. The others were described as minor. One woman ran down the hall banging on doors to try and get her neighbors out. One resident said he fled the building with no shirts and no shoes - only his three young children. [Full Article...]

AfD politician faces criminal investigation over 'barbarian Muslim gang-raping hordes' tweet

AfD politician faces criminal investigation over 'barbarian Muslim gang-raping hordes' tweet Due to violation of the social media website's rules, Twitter temporarily suspended Storch's account for 12 hours. If prosecutors deem there is sufficient grounds to launch an official criminal investigation against von Storch, they would first have to ask parliament to suspend her immunity before proceeding with a case. [Full Article...]

As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers' The protests have put pressure on the clerical leaders in power since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Trump has repeatedly voiced support of the protests, while slamming Iran for funding terrorist organizations. The government said it would temporarily restrict access to the Telegram messaging app and Instagram . There were reports that internet mobile access was blocked in some areas. [Full Article...]

NK: South proposes Olympics delegation talks

NK: South proposes Olympics delegation talks Mr. Kim said the Olympics would "serve as a good chance to display our Korean people's grace toward the world". "The government proposes the North to hold high level inter-Korean government talks at the Peace House of Panmunjom in consideration that the Winter Olympics is about a month away and to discuss related matters such as the participation of North Korea's delegation in the PyongChang O... [Full Article...]

Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies The demonstrations, the largest since Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election, initially started Thursday over economic issues. So far, authorities have not released a nationwide figure for arrests. "The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years", he wrote. They are hungry for food & for freedom. "The guy who is totally against the Iranian nation has no right to sympathize with Ir... [Full Article...]

CM Fadnavis on Koregaon-Bhima riot: Don't believe in rumours; orders probe

CM Fadnavis on Koregaon-Bhima riot: Don't believe in rumours; orders probe The police have enforced prohibitory orders in some areas and schools and colleges have been shut. As of publishing this, rail services have resumed and traffic on Eastern Express Highway has normalised. Fadnavis also targeted mischievous elements indulging in rumour mongering through the social media and said action would be taken against such persons. [Full Article...]

The Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Shares Bought by ING Groep NV

It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Veritas Asset Management Llp increased its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) by 44.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 102.75 million shares or 3.97% more from 98.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. On Tuesday, September 12 the insider AMBROSEO JOHN sold $6.25M. [Full Article...]

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash But investigators have offered no clues to the cause of the crash that killed the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers. Mr Richard Cousins , 58, CEO of the British-based catering and food services giant, died alongside Ms Emma Bowden , 48, Heather Bowden , 11, Mr Edward Cousins , 23, and Mr William Cousins , 25, according to Detective Superintendent Mark Hutchings from... [Full Article...]

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches Tuesday will be relatively mild for this time of year, with top temperatures of 13 degrees. A windy afternoon is forecast for Kildare as Storm Eleanor is predicted to hit the county early this evening. Southwest to west winds of mean speeds 65 to 80 km/h, gusting to 110 to 130 km/h., are expected, as well as very high seas along Atlantic coasts, with a risk of coastal flooding. [Full Article...]

Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record

Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record The wind chill could drop to minus 40 degrees or lower as well. On New Year's Day, a high of 9 is predicted, with a low of minus 5 expected that night and wind chill values as low as minus 18. Bitter cold will remain in Charlotte for the next week, and the National Weather Service warned Monday that pipes may freeze. "Make sure you wear a hat and gloves". [Full Article...]

Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3

Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3 Videos circulated online of protesters fleeing tear gas and water cannons, while others confronted police. Separately, and following reports about the suspension of the internet service in several cities, the Amad News channel, which played a leading role in mobilizing the people to protest in the streets, said the United States may launch a satellite that provides free services for internet u... [Full Article...]

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong Choi met North Korea's sports official Mun Woong in China on December 18 on the sidelines of a global youth football tournament where North and South Korea soccer teams competed, the Dong-A Ilbo newspaper reported. from a position of equality as a nuclear state. "Its entity as an invincible power can neither be undermined nor be stamped out". Mullen, who chaired the Joint Chiefs from 2007 to... [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha Tomorrow, Government Tries For Consensus

Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha Tomorrow, Government Tries For Consensus Meanwhile, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday attacked the Congress for its "confused" stand on the Triple Talaq Bill and wanted to know why it was sad while the Muslim women were happy. Farhana on Monday urged all parties to support the Bill in the upper house, adding that the punishment of three years would be a credible deterrence. [Full Article...]

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban Apparently, the group claimed that their island was exempt from the area's alcohol ban because it was built in worldwide waters. The estuary itself is still within New Zealand's territory, so I don't think the " international waters " excuse actually holds water , but it seems the group escaped the potential $227 fine that could have been handed down. [Full Article...]

BJP president Amit Shah pushes for strengthening party's base in Karnataka

BJP president Amit Shah pushes for strengthening party's base in Karnataka Shah has convened a meeting of party MPs, Legislators and office-bearers at the party State headquarters here tomorrow. Similar in nature to booth level workers who engage with voters of specific booths, the Panna Pramukhs will engage with voters of a specific page of the voter list in every booth. [Full Article...]

Israeli intelligence minister encourages Iran protests, says Israel is not involved

Israeli intelligence minister encourages Iran protests, says Israel is not involved According to media reports, Rouhani had earlier alleged that the ongoing protests in Iran were being pushed by Saudi Arabia, which was trying to destabilise the country along with the USA and Israel. But Netanyahu expressed hope for the Iranian people, calling them smart, sophisticated and proud. "Iranians and Israelis will be great friends once again" after the Islamic Republic collapses, which... [Full Article...]

AMBER Alert Issued For Girls Missing From Texas

AMBER Alert Issued For Girls Missing From Texas Authorities believe the girls are with Miles and could be traveling in a gray 2017 Hyundai Accent four-door hatchback with Texas license plate JGH9845 with a white sticker on the back window. Lilianais also has brown eyes and brown hair. Miles is also person of interest in a suspicious death at a Round Rock duplex where neighbors say the two girls lived. [Full Article...]

Muslim women to thank PM Modi for triple talaq bill

Muslim women to thank PM Modi for triple talaq bill Hailing the efforts of social reformers like Raja Rammohan Roy, Savitri Bai, Jyotiba Phule, Ishwarchand Vidyasagar and Dayanand Saraswati, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that their "souls" will be happy as India took a massive step towards empowerment of Muslim women. [Full Article...]

North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim

North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim The United States is "closer to a nuclear war with North Korea " than ever, Adm. Mike Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Sunday, adding that he does not "see the opportunities to solve this diplomatically at this particular point". [Full Article...]

Trans Recruits Will Be Able to Join the Military from January 1st

Trans Recruits Will Be Able to Join the Military from January 1st Justice Department spokeswoman Lauren Ehrsam said on Friday there was no update on whether the administration would file an emergency application at the Supreme Court. Trump also cited "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". The Pentagon's announcement means that as of January 1, openly transgender persons will be allowed to serve in the USA... [Full Article...]


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