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Doctors all set to go on 12-hour strike

Doctors all set to go on 12-hour strike The medical fraternity claims that the NMC in the present form is not acceptable to them and the bill is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. "This would make medical education unaffordable and also perpetuate corruption", they argue. Besides other provisions, the bill also seeks to allow practitioners of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, S... [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for 2 children after suspicious death in Round Rock

Amber Alert issued for 2 children after suspicious death in Round Rock Police in Round Rock are searching for 14-year-old Lilianais Griffith and seven-year-old Luluvioletta Bandera-Margaret. Police say Terry Miles is a person of interest in the death and possible abduction. There is also a white sticker on the upper right hand corner of the rear window. She has curly brown hair and brown eyes. "Luluvioletta is described as standing 4'4" tall and weighing 75 ... [Full Article...]

Kim vows North Korea will mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles

Kim vows North Korea will mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles But he also made it clear that his country would not give up its nuclear and missile programs, and he claimed that a "nuclear button" is always on his desk. However, Kim appeared to extend an olive branch toward South Korea, wishing it success in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. "Officials from the two Koreas may urgently meet to discuss the possibility", Kim said. [Full Article...]

Very cold to start the year

Very cold to start the year The high should reach 5 degrees. Temperatures are expected to dip into the 20s for New Year's Eve and stay there throughout the week. High temperatures will range from 0° to the north, to right around 15° in the southern part of the viewing area. [Full Article...]

Lorde and NZ accused of prejudice against Israel

According to Jerusalem Post journalist Amy Spiro, Israel's Culture Minister Miri Regev released his own statement asking Lorde to think twice about cancelling, in which he said: "Lorde, I'm hoping you can be a "pure heroine" like the title of your first album". [Full Article...]

Extreme cold warning issued for York, Durham regions

Extreme cold warning issued for York, Durham regions Latest indications, according to Environment Canada, are "that these very cold conditions will persist into New Year's Day and potentially Tuesday". If you're going out for New Year's Eve, you could be ringing in 2018 with windchill values near minus 35. [Full Article...]

Oakville's 2018 Polar Bear Dip Cancelled

Oakville's 2018 Polar Bear Dip Cancelled But organizers added they'd like individuals to post videos of their own "mini-Polar Bear Dip" with the hashtag #daretodip. An estimated 600 people are expected to take part, according to the City of Boston . The L Street Brownies plunge is slated to kick off at 9 a.m. on January 1 at the Curley Community Center, 1663 Columbia Road in South Boston. Thanks to Troop 111, you can jump into the f... [Full Article...]

India, Pak exchange lists of nuke installations, prisoners

India, Pak exchange lists of nuke installations, prisoners A differently abled minor, Hasnain, was repatriated to Pakistan through the Wagah border. The Indian side also asked Pakistan to speed up the confirmation of the nationality another 58 Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, who had completed their prison terms. [Full Article...]

Boy, 16, held after parents, sister and family friend shot dead

Boy, 16, held after parents, sister and family friend shot dead The victims were identified as 44-year-old Steven Kologi and 42-year-old Linda Kologi. "The grandfather of the suspect as well as the brother of the suspect thankfully left the home", Gramiccioni said. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Andrea Tozzi, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office at 800-533-7443, or Detective Michael Verdadiero of the Long Branch Poli... [Full Article...]

We don't slow phones with old batteries like Apple: Samsung, LG

We don't slow phones with old batteries like Apple: Samsung, LG It was only stuck in explaining that the changes it made result shutdowns that are temporary on fewer older models of iPhones having degraded batteries, lately after a controversy ignited again. Some people are already suing Apple and seeking class action status. Besides the battery replacement offer, Apple said that in early 2018, it will issue an iOS software update with new features that ... [Full Article...]

Abbas condemns proposal to annex West Bank settlements

Abbas condemns proposal to annex West Bank settlements The settlers, however, are already subject to Israeli civilian law. Abbas said the non-binding vote by the central committee of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party on Sunday "could not be taken without the full support of the United States administration". [Full Article...]

Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018

Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018 The first is understood to have been Harry Jacob Ferguson, who arrived just past midnight at Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin. First-time mother Emma MacDonald, 29, gave birth to 7lb 2oz baby girl, Bonnie Petrucci. Lully Siobhan Duggan made her arrival on Christmas morning at 12.27am. Oliver, at 7lb 3oz, was born at 12.30am. It total, five babies have been born in the Coombe this year. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'no more' aid to Pakistan

Trump says 'no more' aid to Pakistan US President Donald Trump's administration is strongly considering whether to withhold $255 million United States dollars in aid to Pakistan as it feels Islamabad is not doing enough to counter terrorism, the New York Times reported. Both US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley and US Secy of State Rex Tillerson have sharpened their attack on Pakistan in recent times and asked for accountability in r... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of cars destroyed in United Kingdom parking garage fire

Hundreds of cars destroyed in United Kingdom parking garage fire A massive fire has ripped through a 1,600-capacity parking deck in Liverpool, UK, destroying hundreds of vehicles and forcing some people to spend the New Year in temporary shelters. "We believe that all vehicles parked in the auto park have been destroyed and advise owners to contact their insurance companies". Six fire engines were initially in attendance and crews, wearing breathing apparatus... [Full Article...]

Death Toll Climbs as Protests Sweep Iran

Death Toll Climbs as Protests Sweep Iran Two demonstrators were killed during a protest in western Iran late Saturday. "We have found evidence of enemies of the revolution, Takfiri groups and foreign agents in this clash", Habibollah Khojastehpour said in an interview on state television on Sunday. [Full Article...]

2 dead as Iran warns protesters will 'pay the price'

2 dead as Iran warns protesters will 'pay the price' The report gave no further information on the location or causes of deaths. In 2009, Iran saw eight months of civil unrest when tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election. Telegram CEO Pavel Durov tweeted on Sunday, "Iranian authorities are blocking access to Telegram for the majority of Iranians" after the company refused to shut down... [Full Article...]

17 killed as bomber targets Afghan district official's funeral

17 killed as bomber targets Afghan district official's funeral The suicide blast targeted funeral ceremony for a former Haska Mina district governor in Behsud district. Public Health Director Najibullah Kamawal confirmed that 12 people were killed in the blast. Islamic State claimed responsibility for that attack. It comes days after Daesh claimed an assault on a Shia cultural center in Kabul that left 41 people dead and more than 80 wounded. [Full Article...]

5 takeaways from Aggies' Belk Bowl loss

5 takeaways from Aggies' Belk Bowl loss DeShawn Capers-Smith smothered Wake Forest's first punt attempt and Charles Oliver recovered in the end zone for a touchdown. Less than two minutes later, and after an Aggie got his hand on a second punt, Trayveon Williams scored from a yard out to push the lead to 14-0. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi A1 now receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update

Xiaomi Mi A1 now receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update Unfortunately, it took Xiaomi quite a long time to bring Oreo to the Mi A1. The update package comes in 1107.4MB size and includes the December Android security patch alongside other new features. The Oreo experience on the Mi A1 will be nearly close (if not completely) to what you get on a certain Google Pixel. After the Android Oreo update, the device will be moved to version 7.12.29. [Full Article...]

Fog disrupts flights, train services in Indian capital

Fog disrupts flights, train services in Indian capital According to an airport official, more than 270 flights were delayed and around 50 flights were diverted to other airports. The low visibility has also resulted in the cancellation of four flights including one global flight. The operations were on hold since 7:30 am when the visibility hovered around 75 metres and dropped to 50 metres later. This year's worst condition of fog has been experienc... [Full Article...]


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