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Russian Parliament passes law to introduce foreign agent status for media outlets

Russian Parliament passes law to introduce foreign agent status for media outlets Russian MPs on Wednesday backed new legislation that could force foreign media outlets to register as " foreign agents " in a reciprocal response to USA pressure on Kremlin-backed TV channel RT. "Sadly, this is now likely to become the fate of the very few news outlets in Russian Federation who have fought hard to preserve their independence by securing foreign funding for their work". [Full Article...]

Children shot an Northern California elementary school

Children shot an Northern California elementary school Police say the gunman fired into the school from outside its grounds. The rampage began shortly before 8 a.m. when the gunman fatally shot a neighbor he had been accused of stabbing in January, Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said . [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift shows up to Nashville Target

Taylor Swift shows up to Nashville Target Swift released her sixth album, " reputation ", last week. This makes it the first album to sell a million copies in a week since Adele's 25 moved 1.16 million copies on the week ending December 25th, 2015. Troy Carter, former manager of Lady Gaga who now works for Spotify in the role of global head of creator services, warned the decision to hold " Reputation " off streaming platforms would... [Full Article...]

Pak panel set to declare Nawaz Sharif's sons absconders

Pak panel set to declare Nawaz Sharif's sons absconders Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Safdar entering the court . His counsel stated that Nawaz's pleader, Zafir Khan, will appear on the former premier's behalf during his absence. Last week, the ousted prime minister was indicted separately in each of the three references. Rejecting the charges in the three references and pleading not guilty, as his representative had done earlier, Nawaz said in court t... [Full Article...]

Erdogan Demands Russia, US to Withdraw their Forces from Syria

Erdogan Demands Russia, US to Withdraw their Forces from Syria Putin opened Monday's meeting at Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi by saying that relations Moscow and Ankara have been "restored practically in full". Putin said the meetings with Turkey, including those about the Syrian crisis, had a "positive" effect. Trade between the two nations increased by more than a third during the first nine months of this year after a sharp decline in 2016, the Russ... [Full Article...]

5.4 magnitude quake hits South Korea, tremors felt 300-km from epicentre

5.4 magnitude quake hits South Korea, tremors felt 300-km from epicentre Geological Survey. The residents of Pohang were told to evacuate, the agency said , adding that reports emerged about buildings shaking following the tremor. Devin, like you said the 5.4 magnitude quake hit the northern region of Korea's coastal city of Pohang at around half-past-two this afternoon. South Korea has relatively little seismic activity, compared with Japan to the east. [Full Article...]

Israel deploys anti-rocket system following Gaza militants threat

Israel deploys anti-rocket system following Gaza militants threat Work on Israel's new underground barrier with Gaza has also been affected by the increased tension. A war of words broke out between Israel and PIJ shortly after the destruction of the tunnel, which was detected using advanced technology and neutralized inside Israeli territory using a controlled explosion. [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone : Nothing can stop release of 'Padmavati'!

Deepika Padukone : Nothing can stop release of 'Padmavati'! She feels that one can only get into that stage when you reach a different sort of spiritual and the level of creativity and one has to reach a point where they are afraid to take the risks or failure. From sweet and loving Leela in the Tamil film Kaatru Veliyidai and the opinionated Bhoomi in the Sanjay Dutt-starrer Bhoomi to her next character in Padmavati , the actor reveals that she is always... [Full Article...]

Christopher Plummer on Kevin Spacey: 'The situation is very sad'

Christopher Plummer on Kevin Spacey: 'The situation is very sad' Paul Getty. "It's so sad, it's such a shame, and that's all I can say". Speaking on the red carpet at the premiere for his new film The Man Who Invented Christmas , Plummer told ET of the claims of sexual harassment being made against Spacey: "The situation is very sad, because [Spacey's] such a talented guy". [Full Article...]

CPI skips Kerala cabinet meet attended by Thomas Chandy

CPI skips Kerala cabinet meet attended by Thomas Chandy The CPI is under tremendous pressure for the resignation of the NCP leader, who is facing charges of land encroachment after the High Court dismissed his petition against Alappuzha District Collector's report on land encroachment. Now that the court has made its decision yesterday (Tuesday), Chandy and his party leader T.P. Peetambharan met me in the morning. On Tuesday, Vijayan told reporters t... [Full Article...]

India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism

India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism PM Modi first held bilateral talks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and discussed close cooperation to optimize the significant potential for further collaboration across a broad range of areas. "India, being a founding member of the East Asia Summit, is committed to strengthening the East Asia Summit and making it more effective for dealing with contemporary challenges", it added. [Full Article...]

Texas State suspends frats, sororities after pledge dies

Texas State suspends frats, sororities after pledge dies According to The University Star , the college's student newspaper, Ellis had been initiated into the campus chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity the previous night. Friends found 20-year-old Matthew Ellis unresponsive at an apartment in San Marcos on Monday afternoon. Phi Kappa Psi's Texas State chapter switched its Twitter account to private following Ellis' death, ABC San Antonio affiliate... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey

Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey Jordan grilled Sessions on various claims that the Obama-era Federal Bureau of Investigation colluded with Democrats to elevate the dossier put together by ex-British spy Christopher Steele that made various Russian-related allegations about President Trump. [Full Article...]

Dawoodi Bohra outfit buys Dawood Ibrahim's properties in Mumbai

Dawoodi Bohra outfit buys Dawood Ibrahim's properties in Mumbai The properties allegedly owned by Dawood-Hotel Raunaq Afroz which is also known as Delhi Zaiqa, Shabnam Guest House on Mohammed Ali Road and Damarwala Building at Pakmodia Street, where Dawood's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar lived till September before moving to his sister's house-were up for auction. [Full Article...]

Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall

Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall But, the popular card game "for disgusting people" is hoping a tactic they're employing will block that possibility. The company promises the six gifts will arrive during the month of December. "It will be fun, it will be weird, and if you voted for Trump, you might want to sit this one out", they write. Cards Against Humanity does not mince words. [Full Article...]

UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home

UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home The school said the three players, along with coach Steve Alford and athletic director Dan Guerrero, will make their first public comments about the matter at a campus news conference Wednesday, but won't take questions. Trump learned about the details of the cases from aides, including Kelly, said the official familiar with the internal discussions. LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley , and Jalen Hil... [Full Article...]

Stove Top selling Thanksgiving dinner trousers for charitable cause

Stove Top selling Thanksgiving dinner trousers for charitable cause Stove Top's festive Thanksgiving trousers allow you to overindulge in turkey and pie without restraining the expansion of your stomach. In a video that seems like a parody ad from "Saturday Night Live," the company trumpets the pants' stretchy waistband and leftover-appropriate pockets, all decorated with images of stuffing. [Full Article...]

United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port He said that a United Nations verification and inspection mechanism already in place could work with the Saudi-led coalition on implementing new procedures but that keeping ports closed in the interim was not viable. "The right choice for the Saudi regime and its allies is to stop the war, end the blockade and engage in direct dialogue", Samad said at the rally. On Tuesday, Yemen's airline s... [Full Article...]

Apple is the biggest wearable maker once again

Apple is the biggest wearable maker once again Canalys Analyst Jason Low stated for the report that "Strong demand for the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 has dispelled service providers' doubts about the cellular smartwatch not appealing to customers". After the big three there is a big drop off, with Huawei a distant fourth on six per cent. Overall, Canalys believes that Apple was the #1 wearable manufacturer for the quarter includi... [Full Article...]

Win 1 for the skippers: Molitor, Lovullo honored

Win 1 for the skippers: Molitor, Lovullo honored Lovullo, who is the seventh manager to win the award in his first season as a manager, guided the Diamondbacks to a 93-69 season-a 24-win improvement from 2016. Hinch with 56 points (one first place vote). Among the other managers who received first-place votes was Dusty Baker of the Washington Nationals, who received one and finished fifth in the voting. [Full Article...]


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