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India govt raises import duty on electronic products

Just on the mobile phones, the GoI has increased the import tax by 150%. Apple's gone ahead and raised prices for almost all its iPhone models on the heels of an import tax hike from 10% to 15%. In value terms, the hike in these phones was highest by Rs 3,720 and Rs 3,430 respectively. However, the only iPhone model that has not received the price hike is the iPhone SE . [Full Article...]

SHINee's Jonghyun Has Passed Away; Police Confirm

SHINee's Jonghyun Has Passed Away; Police Confirm Investigators believe he died from inhaling toxic fumes, as they discovered coal briquettes burnt on a frying pan upon arriving at the apartment. Police are now investigating his death, but early indications suggest that the singer may have taken his own life. [Full Article...]

Trump to Accuse China of 'Economic Aggression' in Security Strategy

McMaster, gave a preview of the administration's new national security policy on Tuesday at a conference hosted by the London-based policy research organization Policy Exchange. "This is not something that they just cooked up", the person said. He suggested that renegotiating trade agreements would be a primary part of the national security strategy. [Full Article...]

12 die in Mumbai shop fire

12 die in Mumbai shop fire According to ANI, the fire broke out at a snack manufacturing unit called Bhanu Farsan, but the origin of the fire is yet to be ascertained. The Mumbai Police said traffic had been diverted. The injured people were rushed to a hospital for treatment while some people are still feared to be trapped inside the shop. Three fire engines, four jumbo water tankers, rescuers and ambulances reached ... [Full Article...]

William, Kate reveal adorable royal family Christmas card

William, Kate reveal adorable royal family Christmas card They will spend their first Christmas as an official couple with the Royal Family. William - the second in line to the throne - was sent to the exclusive Mrs Mynors nursery school in Notting Hill by his mother, the late princess Diana, who had herself worked at a nursery before her marriage to Prince Charles. [Full Article...]

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem The Muslim nation summit was a response to U.S. President Donald Trump's December 6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Jerusalem on Wednesday, wading into the crisis over one of the most controversial issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. [Full Article...]

Toronto police release cause of death of billionaires

Toronto police release cause of death of billionaires Police have described the deaths as suspicious , but offered no other details to date. "Sophie and I are saddened by news of the sudden passing of Barry and Honey Sherman", Trudeau said in a tweet. The North York home where their bodies were found was registered to both Shermans, and had recently been put on the market for approximately $7 million. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck may need more shoulder surgery

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck may need more shoulder surgery The Stanford product was placed on injured reserve November 2 after he continued to suffer from biceps tendinitis, and Mortensen reported that if Luck feels pain when he starts his throwing program then he will need surgery to relocate the biceps tendon that is attached to the labrum he had repaired. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom leader to meet officials to thrash out post-Brexit future

United Kingdom leader to meet officials to thrash out post-Brexit future The decision cleared the final obstacle for talks that United Kingdom banks and businesses hope will end the threat of a legal vacuum once Britain leaves the EU's regulatory framework in March 2019. The EU has agreed that Brexit negotiations can now move on to discussing the United Kingdom and the EU's future relationship. She said: "Amid all the noise, we are getting on with the job". [Full Article...]

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on domestic violence claims

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on domestic violence claims The charges seem to stem from an incident in his family's hometown of Wasilla, though further details about what happened were not immediately available. He at that point professedly kicked his better half, tossed her mobile phone and debilitated suicide with his AR-15 rifle, as indicated by the reports. [Full Article...]

Saturday Forecast: Warmer Temperatures On The Way

Saturday Forecast: Warmer Temperatures On The Way Cloudy skies will be on hand through much of the day with rain chances from mid-morning into the afternoon. High: 66. Monday: Cloudy with 50% Chance for Showers High: 71. The rest of the day is dry, but there's plenty of clouds. The rain showers from the afternoon are not expected to carry into the overnight hours. Some patchy fog could move in late. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date conflicts with FA Cup

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date conflicts with FA Cup While the couple could have chosen one of many brilliant spring Saturdays for their special day, they have somewhat cheekily picked the same day as the FA Cup final - the biggest day of the year for football (soccer) fans in Britain. When the engagement was announced, the palace said the wedding of Prince Harry and Markle will "reflect their characters and personalities" and be a moment of "fu... [Full Article...]

SpaceX's 50th Falcon rocket launch kicks off station resupply mission

SpaceX's 50th Falcon rocket launch kicks off station resupply mission After a week of delays, SpaceX is scheduled to launch a resupply mission to the International Space Station Friday morning. NASA signaled that in the future it woul be willing to use SpaceX's reused rockets on a case-by-case basis. Long-term, this will also service CEO Elon Musk's goals of reaching and colonizing Mars, and potentially parts of space beyond, as well. Fortunately the launc... [Full Article...]

Google Assistant on phones now offers a choice of hotwords

Buyers in the United States will be able to get discounts of US$50 on the smaller Pixel 2, taking the price tag from US$649 to US$599 for the 64 GB variant, and from US$749 to US$699 for the 128 GB model. Specifically, users - majority of whom are Pixel 2 XL users - are complaining that post the update, whenever they try unlocking their device through the fingerprint scanner, the device's screen w... [Full Article...]

Packers WR Davante Adams diagnosed with another concussion

Packers WR Davante Adams diagnosed with another concussion During the third quarter, Davis channeled his inner Steelers/Bengals and leveled Adams with an ugly helmet-to-helmet hit after an Aaron Rodgers interception. He did not miss a game following either of his past two concussions. Trevathan was suspended a game for his hit on Adams. Adams returned to the field 10 days after taking the shot against the Bears to score the game-winner against the D... [Full Article...]

Satta Ke Sitaare: Himachal, Gujarat to go to BJP, exit polls predict

Satta Ke Sitaare: Himachal, Gujarat to go to BJP, exit polls predict The poll of exit polls - an aggregate of eight surveys by television channels - shows the BJP getting 47 of the hill state's 68 seats. The gauge had rallied 409.93 points in the previous two sessions after exit polls predicted BJP's win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls. [Full Article...]

Brexit Q&A: Has the European Union switched tactics ahead of phase two?

Brexit Q&A: Has the European Union switched tactics ahead of phase two? The leaders of 27 European Union countries agreed on Friday that sufficient progress has been made in initial Brexit talks to open negotiations on a transition phase and Britain's future trade relationship with the bloc's single market, but with conditions. [Full Article...]

McCain leaves Washington for Christmas break before contentious vote on tax bill

McCain leaves Washington for Christmas break before contentious vote on tax bill McCain received treatment at Walter Reed Medical Center last week for a viral infection, Dr. Mark Gilbert said in a statement on Sunday, adding that McCain is "responding positively" to his cancer treatment. Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, a close friend of McCain, likewise said he had "not focused on the tax bill right now when it comes to Sen". Senator for South Carolina, Lindsey Graham repor... [Full Article...]

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy The Catholic Church is unlikely to yield to a royal commission's call to break the seal of confession. The decision follows the final report handed down by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse on Friday and would see hundreds of survivors go without financial compensation for the heinous crimes they were subjected to. [Full Article...]

UN Votes On US' Recognition Of Jerusalem Status

UN Votes On US' Recognition Of Jerusalem Status The UN Security Council plans to vote on a draft resolution Monday rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The Security Council consists of five permanent members: China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the U.S., as well as 10 non-permanent members. [Full Article...]


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