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United Kingdom denies link between citizen detained in Iran and £400m debt

United Kingdom denies link between citizen detained in Iran and £400m debt In 2009, the International Chamber of Commerce ordered Britain to repay Iran £450 million ($592 million) for the tanks that were never delivered, but United Nations and European Union sanctions levied against Iran prevented the repayment. Johnson has apologized for the " anguish " he caused when making incorrect claims about the case. The money is being held by the British High Court on behalf o... [Full Article...]

Drake Threatens To Fight Fan Groping Women: "I Will F*ck You Up"

Drake Threatens To Fight Fan Groping Women: The concert was paused for several seconds while security officers tracked down the fan, The Sydney Morning Herald reported . However, Canadian rapper Drake is not down for any such creepy behaviour and interrupted one of his own gigs to call out a dickhead in the audience who was groping women. [Full Article...]

Sheriff threatens prosecution for vulgar anti-Trump/anti-Trump-voter sticker on pickup

Sheriff threatens prosecution for vulgar anti-Trump/anti-Trump-voter sticker on pickup Fonseca said the truck belongs to her husband but that she often drives it. "They smile. They stop you", Fonseca told WTRK . The Houston Chronicle said the truck's owners have no plans to remove the custom graphic , which they ordered after Trump's election. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says

Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says Southeast Asian leaders kept silent over accusations of ethnic cleansing carried out by Myanmar's army in a statement on Thursday, instead expressing support for the country's efforts to bring peace and harmony to northern Rakhine state. He called on the authorities of Myanmar to conduct a "credible and impartial investigation". "We want Myanmar to succeed, we want its democracy to succeed", h... [Full Article...]

Trump admin lifts ban on importing endangered elephant remains from Africa

Trump admin lifts ban on importing endangered elephant remains from Africa Safari Club International , a worldwide network of hunters, cheered the announcement by the Trump administration . Though elephants are listed as endangered, a provision of the Endangered Species Act allows the government to give permits to import such trophies if there is evidence that the hunting benefits conservation for that species. [Full Article...]

Flash floods in Greece kill 14

Flash floods in Greece kill 14 And that's not all. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed his condolences. "We have confirmation of seven deaths", deputy regional governor Yiannis Vassileiou told state TV ERT as rain continued to fall. Several people were being treated in a hospital for various injuries, including hypothermia. "The weather forecast is poor, so we are on alert", he said, adding that "torrents of water... [Full Article...]

Karnataka: Private Doctors moved on indefinite strike

Karnataka: Private Doctors moved on indefinite strike Although the private doctors had said that they would take up emergencies, dialysis and chemotherapy services, The Hindu reported that some hospitals are refusing the life-saving dialysis too for needy patients. The strike will continue till their demands are met, said a senior Indian Medical Association (IMA) official. Only emergency cases will be attended by the doctors. [Full Article...]

Volvo's parent company has just bought a flying-car maker

Volvo's parent company has just bought a flying-car maker The size of the deal, which is still subject to regulatory approval, has not been disclosed. All parties believe that this could speed up the development of flying cars . Transforming flying cars from curiosity to something that has a meaningful impact on urban mobility will be incredibly hard, and some experts wonder if it's even worth the time, effort, and resources that companies like Airbus ... [Full Article...]

Pre-COC, ASEAN leaders aim to enhance trust on China issue

Pre-COC, ASEAN leaders aim to enhance trust on China issue The legally-binding code of conduct aims to address the conflicting maritime claims in the South China Sea. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends the 20th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Plus Three (APT) Commemorative Summit on the sideline of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila on November 14, 2017. [Full Article...]

2 militants arrested with weapons in Kulgam

2 militants arrested with weapons in Kulgam The Jammu and Kashmir government is preparing a new surrender policy for local Kashmiri militants. We are in the process of compiling them. The IG also said that the security forces are seriously organising counselling efforts in Kashmir Valley to thwart Pakistan's nefarious designs, which has started relentless social media campaign to lure youth to join militancy (in Kashmir). [Full Article...]

Surprise, surprise, Zoella's beauty calendar is now half price

Surprise, surprise, Zoella's beauty calendar is now half price The calendar is being sold at United Kingdom mega-store Boots , and it's got a poor 1.5 stars due to it's exorbitant price tag, with parents wringing their hands in despair. Following the criticism on social media, a spokesperson for Zoella Lifestyle told Mirror Online: 'Zoe is incredibly proud of the Christmas collection and excited to see it in store. [Full Article...]

Video shows a suspect in the serial killings that are shaking Tampa

Video shows a suspect in the serial killings that are shaking Tampa The surveillance video, which was recorded moments before the November 14 murder of 60-year-old Ronald Felton, shows an individual with the same "gait and walk" as the person shown in footage taken before the October 9 murder of Benjamin Mitchell. [Full Article...]

Google Docs Outage Outrages Twitter, Google Responds

Google Docs Outage Outrages Twitter, Google Responds Google Docs went down for quite a big group of users, according to Google - the Gizmodo Australia office were affected by the outage, too. "The problem with Google Docs should be resolved", the tech giant said. According to Downdetector .com, the problem was mostly experienced by users in the United States, although the problem did occur outside of business hours for most businesses in Europe. [Full Article...]

Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent from past year

Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent from past year Deer hunters who hit their stands this opening weekend harvested about 1,150 less deer compared to opening weekend of firearms season a year ago. "Deer hunting is one of Michigan's most important outdoor traditions", said Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh. [Full Article...]

Corvette ZR1 Will Be Fastest and Most Powerful of Its Kind

Corvette ZR1 Will Be Fastest and Most Powerful of Its Kind The capacity of the engine makes 755 HP and 969 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm to achieve the wonderful result, the Chevy engineers have developed for the first time in the history of American concern dual fuel injection system. It also looks fantastically bonkers - a fortunate coincidence, surely - and claims some race auto cool by being "tied into the chassis, like the Corvette Racing C7.R, for st... [Full Article...]

'PM Modi-Trump meet shows Indo-US strategic convergence'

'PM Modi-Trump meet shows Indo-US strategic convergence' Abe and Modi spoke for 40 minutes on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. Modi assured Asean of India's support towards achieving a rules-based regional security architecture that best attested to the region's interests and its peaceful development. [Full Article...]

The US-Philippine relationship is central to two of Asia's thorniest issues

The US-Philippine relationship is central to two of Asia's thorniest issues Analysts in Tokyo said Mr. Trump was taken "very seriously" by Japan's foreign policy establishment despite the Japanese public's relative distaste for him. The Philippines and the United States have declared that human rights and the dignity of human life are "essential" as both sides recognized the drug problem as a mutual concern. [Full Article...]

How Diana influenced Prince William's 'parenthood struggles,' revealed by Kate Middleton

How Diana influenced Prince William's 'parenthood struggles,' revealed by Kate Middleton Kate made the trip on her own to the centre to see the facilities which support local parents and young children. "I've been doing it from day one at the hospital, fed her her first bottle". Anything that Kate Middleton reportedly loves, be it fashion or beauty, is pretty much a guaranteed sellout - more commonly known as the "Kate Middleton effect". [Full Article...]

GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today

GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today The facility of input tax credit for restaurants has, however, been withdrawn as they had not passed on this benefit to consumers. The petitioner, Sandip Sharma, had argued in his petition that the decision to reduce Goods and Services Tax (GST) on a host of items at its meeting held on November 10 in Guwahati violates the MCC. [Full Article...]

Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450 million

Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450 million Lost for years only to resurface at a regional auction in 2005, it is one of fewer than 20 Da Vinci paintings generally accepted as being from the Renaissance master's own hand, according to Christie's. Since then, the painting has gone through a six-year process of authentication that revealed King Charles I of England once owned it. The work was exhibited at The National Gallery in London in 2... [Full Article...]


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