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Birmingham announced as host of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham announced as host of 2022 Commonwealth Games President Louise Martin announced the decision at a press conference in the city."We warmly congratulate Birmingham and England on today's announcement - it is a defining moment for this truly Commonwealth city". Birmingham was chosen ahead of Liverpool as Britain's candidate, and following the announcement, Birmingham mayor, Andy Street described the announcement as a "fantastic Christmas present... [Full Article...]

Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS

Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS Nintendo's Arms is still chugging on with a new update and a chunk of new content, with version 5.0 launching on December 21. This is the first time that Nintendo has tried to expand the lore of the ARMS world in-game. Coyle. After all, the team behind ARMS is also the same team behind Mario Kart , so it's plausible that they're going at 250cc to bring us a Mario Kart 9 announcement soo... [Full Article...]

Nuclear Programme: US planning military attack on North Korea

Nuclear Programme: US planning military attack on North Korea But the resolution doesn't include even harsher sanctions sought by the Trump administration, such as prohibiting all oil imports and freezing the global assets of North Korea's government and its leader, Kim Jong Un . The new sanctions approved in the council resolution include sharply cutting limits on North Korea's imports of refined oil, forcing all North Koreans working overseas to return ... [Full Article...]

Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents

Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents The couple were stopped when the truck was spotted crossing the center line on Interstate 80 near Bradshaw, Neb., and the driver failed to use the turn signal, Vrbka said. It's the feel-good gift of the Christmas season. According to the Associated Press, Patrick Jiron was being held in York County jail on suspicion of felony drug charges. [Full Article...]

Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands Finally Destroys Objective Reality

Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands Finally Destroys Objective Reality In a profile of the new ambassador, released this week, Dutch TV journalist Wouter Zwart asked about questionable statements made by Hoekstra during a debate in 2015. Hoekstra, who was born in Holland but represented MI in the US House of Representatives, has now been caught up in a fake news wrangle. "You call it fake news ", Zwart said after showing Hoekstra the clip. [Full Article...]

Get upto 2GB free data every day

Get upto 2GB free data every day They are expected to unveil new offers that match the Jio offer, but price their packs slightly higher. Just like other Jio data plans, the Rs 199 and Rs 299 plans offer unlimited phone calls, messages and access to Jio's premium apps. Jio Rs 999 rechargeIn a recharge pack priced at Rs 999, Reliance Jio offers high speed data of 60 GBs for a validity period of 90 days. The free calls are limit... [Full Article...]

Woman Set on Fire by Stalker in Secunderabad, Dies

Woman Set on Fire by Stalker in Secunderabad, Dies Speaking to PTI , Secunderabad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (north zone) B Sumathi said, "She passed away this morning". The police later arrested the accused in connection with the case. "By the time they doused flames and brought her to hospital, Sandhya Rani had suffered more than 60 percent burns", the police official said. She suffered 64% burns. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson warns Russia Britain will retaliate to cyber attacks

Boris Johnson warns Russia Britain will retaliate to cyber attacks Johnson's visit comes at a time when relations between London and Moscow are strained by differences over Ukraine and Syria as well as by allegations, which Russian Federation flatly denies, of it meddling in the politics of various European countries and of backing cyber attacks and disinformation campaigns. [Full Article...]

29 dead in big fire in South Korean city

29 dead in big fire in South Korean city Many victims appeared to been unaware of the fire raging outside the bathhouse until it became impossible for them to escape, he added. A fire department official said the toll could rise as rescuers continued to search the building. The Olympic torch relay, which was due to pass through Jecheon Friday, has been canceled in the wake of the fire, according to the Jecheon city website. [Full Article...]

Work with us to maintain peace on border, China tells India

Work with us to maintain peace on border, China tells India Ahead of the talks, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying had told at a media briefing that this SR meeting is not only a high-level channel for the border issue discussion but also the platform for strategic communication. The 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC) covers from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh. Indo-China will seize official negotiations on the boundary su... [Full Article...]

Grateful for opportunity to play Balasaheb Thackeray: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Grateful for opportunity to play Balasaheb Thackeray: Nawazuddin Siddiqui I am fortunate to have got an opportunity to enact the role of such a great personality which any actor in the world would love to do. Amitabh Bachchan also shared more memories with the Thackeray family. "I Will Be More Than Happy To Be A Part Of The Making Of The Film". I feel it should be shown in a web series of many episodes. He said, "I have and will always respect Balasaheb". [Full Article...]

Arizona's Jobless Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since Nov 2007

Arizona's Jobless Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since Nov 2007 Arizona's unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level since November 2007, falling to 4.5 percent from 4.3 percent last month. Federal, state and local governments combined shed 400 jobs. The November jobs report indicated that the largest gains from the private sector in the past month came from health services (3,300 jobs), followed by financial activities (2,100 jobs), leisure and hospita... [Full Article...]

UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla

UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla Plug in With a Free Subscription! Tesla says that it plans to bring its electric semi trucks to production in 2019, but it's not clear if the timeline is different for deliveries in Europe. "These groundbreaking electric tractors are poised to usher in a new era in improved safety, reduced environmental impact, and reduced cost of ownership", Juan Perez, UPS' chief information and engineerin... [Full Article...]

BJP's foundation based on 'lies': Rahul Gandhi

BJP's foundation based on 'lies': Rahul Gandhi He said people are questioning the PM on the economy and for insulting Manmohan Singh. "So that feeling is coming up and there is a positive sentiment towards the Congress". "Although we could not form the government, a message has been sent across that the BJP can have a tough time fighting the Congress even in the home state of (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi and (BJP president) Amit Shah ". [Full Article...]

Jairam Thakur emerges as front-runner for Himachal Pradesh CM, announcement on Friday

Jairam Thakur emerges as front-runner for Himachal Pradesh CM, announcement on Friday According to ANI, the supporters of Dhumal, who lost from Sujanpur seat, shouted slogans in his support outside the venue of BJP Core Committee meeting in Shimla . Party leaders said that central observers are expected to visit Shimla later this week to ascertain the views of MLAs. He had also contested a Lok Sabha by-election from Mandi against former CM Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha Singh... [Full Article...]

'FOUND' - Australian Navy Submarine HMAS AE1 located after 103 years

'FOUND' - Australian Navy Submarine HMAS AE1 located after 103 years She touted it as "one of the most significant discoveries in Australia's naval maritime history". Rear Admiral Peter Briggs told The Australian newspaper the most likely cause of the loss "remains a diving accident". The federal government will discuss with the Papua New Guinean government a lasting commemoration and recognition of the crew of AE1 and ways to preserve the site. [Full Article...]

Australia to wind down military operations in Iraq and Syria

Australia to wind down military operations in Iraq and Syria Defence Minister Marise Payne today announced the RAAF's F/A-18F Super Hornet jets would be brought back to Australia, after Iraq's Prime Minister declared victory in the war against the terrorist group which had declared a "caliphate" straddling areas of Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom passports to revert to 'iconic' navy blue after Brexit

United Kingdom passports to revert to 'iconic' navy blue after Brexit The new blue and gold design - a return to the colours Britain used for decades following its adoption in 1921 - will be issued from October 2019, when a new contract for passport provision begins. Other reaction shows that this issue is indeed as divisive as any other to do with Brexit. Labour MP Chuka Ummuna tweeted to say none of his constituents had written to him to demand blue passports,... [Full Article...]

Dick Enberg Broadcast Legend Dead at 82

Dick Enberg Broadcast Legend Dead at 82 Our thoughts are with Dick's loved ones at this hard time. "At this time we are all still processing the significant loss, and we ask for prayers and respectful privacy in the immediate aftermath of such untimely news". Enberg was the broadcaster on KTLA's telecasts of UCLA basketball games from 1966-77, a position he said "was absolutely responsible for NBC hiring me". [Full Article...]

These parents got their child's teachers a hilarious personal gift

These parents got their child's teachers a hilarious personal gift The boy's brother, DJ Sommers, posted the gag gift on Twitter and it's become an instant hit with social media users looking for amusing ideas for presents. They replaced the label on each bottle with one that had a picture of their son and an inscription that read, "Our child might be the reason you drink so enjoy this bottle on us!" DJ tweeted the photos of the wine on Monday. [Full Article...]


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