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Scientists claim extinct 'Pac-man' frog was dinosaur killer

Scientists claim extinct 'Pac-man' frog was dinosaur killer Global scientists believe that the ancient, large frog called Beelzebufo , which lived 68 million years ago in Madagascar and is now extinct, could eat little dinosaurs due to its extremely powerful bite, similar to mammalian predators - according to a study published today in the Nature journal Scientific Reports . [Full Article...]

Olympics - France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

Olympics - France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great France will not attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang if the current global stand-off over North Korea's atomic weapons programme worsens and security can not be guaranteed, the country's sports minister said Thursday. About 300 Koreans and Korean-Americans living in NY were invited to an event with Moon and First Lady Kim Jung-sook where they were appointed "special promoters" as h... [Full Article...]

Istanbul's Ataturk airport closed after jet crashes on runway

Istanbul's Ataturk airport closed after jet crashes on runway Turkey´s Ataturk global airport was closed to traffic on Thursday after a private jet crashed on landing and burst into flames, according to Turk media a Pilate was killed in that incident. Four people have been injured after a plane crashed at the airport - the jet's two pilots, a cabin crew member and a passenger. The airport's website showed some delays continuing, in particular for incoming fl... [Full Article...]

European Leaders Call for Defense of Iran Nuclear Deal

In his speech to the UN, Trump said the deal - forged in 2015 between Iran and the U.S., the UK, France , China , Russia , and Germany in a landmark bid to prevent Iran developing nuclear weapons - was "an embarrassment to the United States". [Full Article...]

No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles

No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles The war games come amid heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula, where the United States and South Korea have increased their military activity in the wake of North Korea's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles as well as its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. [Full Article...]

United States may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile

United States may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile On Tuesday, at his first appearance at the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S.is forced to take action. It also has threatened to launch missiles close to the coast of Guam , a USA island territory in the Pacific. In Seoul, some South Korean opposition politicians saw Mattis's comments as another sign that South Korea is losing i... [Full Article...]

These countries have expelled North Korean ambassadors after latest nuclear tests

These countries have expelled North Korean ambassadors after latest nuclear tests The North's intercontinental ballistic missile can strike parts, if not most, of the continental USA and carry the purported hydrogen bomb the country tested early this month in its sixth nuclear test. It would be interesting to see how this move affects proceedings at the UN General meeting now holding in NY where U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to urge world leaders to confront North... [Full Article...]

Japan Deploys Missile Interceptor Near NKorea Flight Path

Japan Deploys Missile Interceptor Near NKorea Flight Path In a tweet Sunday after a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump apparently mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by calling him "Rocket Man". Analysts say that in the event of hostilities, millions of people in the Seoul area - as well as the 30,000 USA troops in South Korea - would be vulnerable to attack by the thousands of artillery pieces the North has positioned near the ... [Full Article...]

Biggest challenge India facing today is giving jobs to youth: Rahul Gandhi

Biggest challenge India facing today is giving jobs to youth: Rahul Gandhi What has happened to the harmony in India?... On Intolerance and violenceAsserting that India's reputation in the world is very important, Gandhi said the world was transforming and the people were looking towards India. "Our IITs are tremendous institutions but they are not networks". Does India have a similar vision? Gandhi also hailed Sam Pitroda, another NRI and a close aide of former Indi... [Full Article...]

Escaped Inmate Caught After Attempt To Pawn Deputy's Gun

Escaped Inmate Caught After Attempt To Pawn Deputy's Gun The auto was later located at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha. Stukenholtz said tips came into his office about possible sightings and the search remained active until about 7 p.m., when the vehicle was found in the parking lot of Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha. [Full Article...]

US, Russian generals talk face-to-face on Syria

US, Russian generals talk face-to-face on Syria Gen. Igor Konashenkov said in a statement . "The firing positions in those areas will be immediately destroyed with all the arsenal at our disposal". US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces recently announced their push into Deir Ezzor province and have made major advances along the Khabur River toward the Middle Euphrates River Valley, an area where the USA military believes ISIS has relocated ... [Full Article...]

Afghan President Ghani: Pakistan Must Stop Harboring Terrorists

Afghan President Ghani: Pakistan Must Stop Harboring Terrorists The president said now was the time to expose the countries that supported and financed terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, Hezbollah and the Taliban . "We are hitting them very, very hard and very, very effectively". But this war is not within our soil, it is over our soil", Ghani said. I've also heard, not only this morning but over the last few weeks, that the spirit is tremendous over there of ... [Full Article...]

No holiday hiring for Walmart, just more hours

No holiday hiring for Walmart, just more hours To help customers save time and money this season, we are offering the extra hours available this time of year to our current associates rather than hiring thousands of seasonal workers. Several analysts expect holiday hiring for stores to rise this year as retailers try to make up for a drop in service quality. But overall holiday hiring will fall almost 4 percent from past year. [Full Article...]

South Korea exempts women from the draft. Is that fair?

South Korea exempts women from the draft. Is that fair? While U.S. officials have long said the military maintains a full range of options for dealing with North Korea, the notion of shooting down a missile has largely centered on conducting an operation if the missile were to directly threaten the U.S. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj exchanges greetings with Chinese counterpart at UN

She said connectivity with the SCO countries is India's priority. "There is need for collective efforts to disrupt terrorist networks, their financing and movement", Swaraj said, according to a tweet by external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. [Full Article...]

Kardashian employee reported held at gunpoint at LA store

Kardashian employee reported held at gunpoint at LA store A woman barged into the Kardashians' clothing boutique in West Hollywood on Thursday, pulling out a revolver and pointing it at the sales staff while knocking over merchandise. around 11:32 a.m. The Sheriff's Department statement confirmed the agitated woman captured on news footage, who was wearing a jacket with white skulls and a bandana wrapped around her forehead, was the same suspect who ... [Full Article...]

MacBook Air 2017 Model Gets Huge Discounts On Paytm Mall

MacBook Air 2017 Model Gets Huge Discounts On Paytm Mall They also stand a chance to win Paytm Gold over every single day of the sale. This year's greatly-awaited festive season has started and to cash in on the festive fervour, India's leading e-commerce companies like Amazon India , Flipkart and Paytm Mall have rolled out their annual festive sales. [Full Article...]

Violence Breaks Out As Turkish President Erdogan Speaks In New York

Violence Breaks Out As Turkish President Erdogan Speaks In New York A scuffle between protesters and attendees erupted in the ballroom of a NY hotel where Erdogan was speaking after a man yelled "You're a terrorist". Security forcefully removed at least one person involved in attacking the protesters. But the Secret Service denies any involvement in the incident, CBS News reports. Secret Service says that after the heckling, five individuals were escorted from t... [Full Article...]

Arsenal boss Wenger admits they were keen for Gibbs to leave

Arsenal boss Wenger admits they were keen for Gibbs to leave The Gunners were also keen before Barry joined Everton five years later and the player admits it would have been good to work with Wenger . And Barry says the ex-Welsh wizard's trophy laden career only proves he is still the leader of the pack in his eyes. [Full Article...]

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, Rajnath repeats

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, Rajnath repeats Rohingya Muslims are not accepted as citizens in their native Buddhist-majority Myanmar . "According to the police records of these areas, there are no complaints of any terrorist activity, or, serious crimes involving the people living in these camps". [Full Article...]


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