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All Blacks Sevens advance to quarter-finals in Cape Town

All Blacks Sevens advance to quarter-finals in Cape Town New Zealand also had the last word in the fight when Joe Webber ran in the last try of the match to take the score to 19-12. The second half belonged to New Zealand , however, as further tries followed from captain, Tim Mikkelson and Regan Ware (2) saw them race into a massive lead. [Full Article...]

FBI Director Denies Political Bias Is Tainting Investigations

FBI Director Denies Political Bias Is Tainting Investigations The revelations about Strzok prompted Trump to tweet this past weekend that the FBI's reputation was in tatters. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said on Thursday that the president supports the rank-and-file of the F.B.I. [Full Article...]

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during riots in West Bank, Gaza President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said Thursday he "condemned" Trump's decision on Jerusalem, and ordered the USA ambassador in Jakarta to be summoned over the move. White House and US State Department officials did not respond to requests for comment. The vice president was scheduled to meet Abbas in Bethlehem on December 19. [Full Article...]

Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal

Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal led by Upendra Yadav has won two seats whereas Rastriya Janata Party led by Mahanta Thakur has bagged three seats. Oli was projected as the Prime Ministerial candidate by the two parties when they chose to form an alliance and contest the poll under a common manifesto. [Full Article...]

Lebanon quells riot, arrests protesters at U.S. embassy in Beirut

Lebanon quells riot, arrests protesters at U.S. embassy in Beirut Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force back flag-waving protesters close to the embassy complex north of the capital, Beirut. Lebanese security forces on the scene responded with tear gas and water cannons, as demonstrators lit a large garbage can and vehicle tires on fire. [Full Article...]

USA gently urges Saudi Arabia to be more 'measured' overseas

USA gently urges Saudi Arabia to be more 'measured' overseas At the global level, however, Tillerson urged Saudi restraint. He once again demanded a "complete end" to the Saudi-led blockade of Yemen so that humanitarian aid and commercial supplies could be delivered. The Trump administration has sought to strengthen Sunni-led Saudi Arabia's role as a regional counterweight to Iran, the Shiite powerhouse the USA blames for fomenting unrest in Lebanon, Syri... [Full Article...]

Salehi meets British foreign secretary in Tehran

Salehi meets British foreign secretary in Tehran Mr Johnson's meeting with Mr Rouhani was seen as a positive move, considering the usually hard relations with the country. "The two sides discussed various matters including economic, banking and trade relations", the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump Once Tried to Kiss Me

Trump Once Tried to Kiss Me Juliet Huddy , who left a local Fox News station after accusing Bill O'Reilly of sexual misconduct, told NY radio host Bill Schulz that Trump tried to smooch her on the lips after taking her out to lunch in 2005 or 2006 at his namesake skyscraper. [Full Article...]

NJ's first snow is here: Today's forecast delays storm, expands warnings

NJ's first snow is here: Today's forecast delays storm, expands warnings Some areas of Rhode Island and MA could see as much as seven to eight inches. The snow on many roads is wet and very slick with many spinouts being reported across the state. Farther south into Maryland, the accumulation grew, where Salisbury, Fruitland and Delmar all saw at least 7 inches of snow. The National Weather Service retains its winter weather advisory for 2 to 4 inches of snow i... [Full Article...]

Israeli force attack a student demonstration in Bethlehem

Israeli force attack a student demonstration in Bethlehem The war in 2014 began with the discovery of a tunnel that Hamas constructed in order to infiltrate Israel and carry out attacks against civilians and soldiers. Three Israeli rockets were fired at Shaikh Zayed area in northern Gaza. Shortly afterward, air raid sirens sounded again as another salvo of rockets was launched. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka win toss, bowl against India in 1st ODI

Sri Lanka win toss, bowl against India in 1st ODI India folded in for 112 in 38.2 overs. All-rounder Hardik Pandya will continue to be a vital cog in India's wheel as he completes what has been an exceptional year in global cricket for him. Yadav looked in good touch as he blasted four boundaries but Dickwella produced a brilliant stumping off the bowing of spinner Akele Dananjaya to end his innings in the 26th over. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr invents a 'privilege' to avoid Russian Federation scandal questions

Trump Jr invents a 'privilege' to avoid Russian Federation scandal questions At the closed-door meeting yesterday, Trump Jr. told House investigators that he spoke with White House Communications Director Hope Hicks to request help in crafting a response to the initial reports following news reports about the meeting at Trump Tower . [Full Article...]

Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego

Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego The scene after a small plane crashed into a home near San Diego. Firefighters gather outside a San Diego house where a small plane crashed, December 9, 2017. Witnesses said the plane had some sort of engine trouble before crashing. The crash started a small fire that was quickly extinguished, KSWB reported. [Full Article...]

California governor to visit wildfire scene

California governor to visit wildfire scene Three people were burned while escaping the fire, said Capt Nick Schuler of the California department of forestry and fire protection. They'll likely be there at least two weeks. The Youngstown native served as a firefighter at the the Los Angeles City Fire Department for 36 years. It wasn't immediately known what sparked the blaze next to State Highway 76, but strong winds carried it across six l... [Full Article...]

Photographer's 'soul-crushing' video of starving polar bear goes viral

Photographer's 'soul-crushing' video of starving polar bear goes viral The bear was not too old but it was frail and probably died within hours of being captured on the video, Nicklen said . "This is what a starving bear looks like", he said in a Twitter post. He's been asked why he didn't do something to help, he said, but it's illegal to feed wild polar bears in Canada, and there was little he could have done even if it weren't. [Full Article...]

Cuba and the United Nations Universal Human Rights Declaration

Cuba and the United Nations Universal Human Rights Declaration About the author Mila Rosenthal is Director of Communications at UNDP and Adjunct Professor of Human Rights at Columbia University. The United Nations encourages the fulfilment Afghanistan's broad-ranging pledges to promote human rights and reinforce its national protection system, which includes human rights education; complaint mechanisms; judicial redress; fair trial standards; legislation a... [Full Article...]

Trump bashes CNN and Washington Post

Trump bashes CNN and Washington Post President Donald Trump gave a major shout out to the Blue Angels during his Friday rally in Pensacola, Florida. "Not only are we defeating these killers, these savage killers, horrible, horrible", Mr Trump told hundreds of supports at a rally in Pensacola, a region a White House spokesman called "Trump country". [Full Article...]

Orlando Magic will take it cautious with Aaron Gordon following concussion

Orlando Magic will take it cautious with Aaron Gordon following concussion Jonathan Simmons also scored 21 points, 11 in the first quarter. "We've got a lot of talented guys here, guys that can fill it up when we're sharing the ball the way we're supposed to", said Magic point guard Elfrid Payton, who also missed time this season. [Full Article...]

Fresh snow and ice warnings in wake of Storm Caroline

Fresh snow and ice warnings in wake of Storm Caroline Weather warnings across Ireland and Northern Ireland remain in place for the weekend with more snow expected. It comes after two other snow and ice warnings were issued on Thursday. There'll be showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow. Warnings are also in place for snow in Scotland and Northern Ireland , and for high winds in the south. [Full Article...]

$450 million Leonardo portray heading to new Louvre museum

$450 million Leonardo portray heading to new Louvre museum Christie's said the artwork will be going to the museum, but declined to say whether the Louvre Abu Dhabi bought the painting. The painting, dubbed Salvator Mundi or Savior of the World, depicts Jesus Christ. Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors last month, with French president Emmanuel Macron on hand for the opening ceremony, among others. The museum opened with about 600 pieces including ite... [Full Article...]


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