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Hamas starts probe into bombing attack on Palestinian PM's convoy

Hamas starts probe into bombing attack on Palestinian PM's convoy No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing, which Hamdallah describes as an "assassination attempt". Hamas shot back, saying such rapid accusations were unhelpful before in turn pointing the finger of blame at Israel. Two of its three entry points are blockaded by Israel due to national security concerns. The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf s... [Full Article...]

Person with gun at Northwestern University

Person with gun at Northwestern University The first alert came at 2.40pm Wednesday, via the Northwestern University Emergency Notification System, stating: 'This is not a drill. Chicago reports someone told police the suspect was armed in Engelhart Hall on campus. Police later confirmed in a press conference that they believe the incident is a hoax after police met with the alleged victim in person and found that she was safe. [Full Article...]

Navy F/A-18 jet crashes in Key West

Navy F/A-18 jet crashes in Key West The jet crashed during a training mission near Naval Air Station Key West, a military facility that houses air-to-air combat fighter aircraft. According to WSVN-TV, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the jet came down in the area of Boca Chica Key near the Naval Air Station Key West. [Full Article...]

Hearing date set for Trump showdown with porn star

Hearing date set for Trump showdown with porn star There are also multiple reports from people she's talked to over the years across the media that offer details of the alleged affair, including an interview Daniels conducted with InTouch magazine back in 2011, before signing the NDA. That offer apparently went nowhere, and that's inspired Daniels to launch a fundraiser to cover her legal costs, so she can break her confidentiality agreement. [Full Article...]

Woman gives birth in Red Sea, social media users in awe

Woman gives birth in Red Sea, social media users in awe However, they both appeared happy and healthy after the delivery. According to media reports, a tourist in Egypt has given birth in the waters of the Red Sea along the coast of Dahab. Hadia the woman had gone for a swim before going into labour, and was followed by her partner and the doctor who helped her deliver the baby. El Said mentioned in the caption that the other "big man" in the pic... [Full Article...]

At least 20 including policemen injured in explosion near Raiwand

At least 20 including policemen injured in explosion near Raiwand The police camp has been set up for the security of the annual congregation of Tableeghi Jamaat . Police said the blast took place after evening prayers and most members of the religious group had exited into the street, some making purchases nearby. [Full Article...]

"I Stand Vindicated": Dayanidhi Maran Discharged In Illegal Telephone Exchange Case

Reacting to the judgement, RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy, who has been vocal against the Maran brothers said their discharge in the illegal telephone case is a shame on CBI and fraud criminal jurisprudence and that the CBI should appeal against the discharge forthwith. [Full Article...]

Weather warnings as fresh snow, rain, and winds forecast for UK

Weather warnings as fresh snow, rain, and winds forecast for UK He said: 'We have got another spell of cold air from eastern Europe, with high pressure over Scandinavia, so the whole country will get very cold air over the weekend. Cold winds blowing in from the east will see temperatures drop back down to near freezing by the weekend. There are fears the Beast from the East is due to return, but will it be more of a pussycat? "Saturday, turning much colde... [Full Article...]

More Sign-Ups Needed For Missoula St. Patrick's Day Parade

More Sign-Ups Needed For Missoula St. Patrick's Day Parade Travelling through America for much of his youth, Vance who has penned music for some of the biggest names in the music industry, eventually settled down in Ireland , before moving to Scotland where he now lives with his wife and children. [Full Article...]

Ben Carson knew about $31000 dining set despite statements to the contrary

Ben Carson knew about $31000 dining set despite statements to the contrary It's been two weeks since The New York Times broke the news that Carson had tried to cancel an order for a $31,000 dining set for his office; Carson denied that he had any knowledge of the purchase when it was originally made. "I have requested that the order be canceled. The table was ordered by the career staffers in charge of the building". One email sent on August 29, 2017, by Aida Rodri... [Full Article...]

New Zealand Diplomat Censured for Vulgar Tweet About US Democrats

New Zealand Diplomat Censured for Vulgar Tweet About US Democrats It said Beresford's tweets were prompting "appropriate action". In another tweet on the same article, Beresford added "They've learned nothing". "Our code of conduct and guidelines around the use of social media set very clear expectations of staff when making public comment, including maintaining political neutrality and care in expressing personal opinion". [Full Article...]

Sessions Considering Firing FBI's McCabe Days Before Retirement, Jeopardizing His Pension

Sessions Considering Firing FBI's McCabe Days Before Retirement, Jeopardizing His Pension DOJ's inspector general is conducting a broader investigation of the FBI's handling of the Clinton probe that is expected to examine Comey's actions. The IG's findings on McCabe ― issued in a separate report ― started up the internal disciplinary process at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. McCabe did recuse himself from a separate investigation into McAuliffe's campaign finances. [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisories across the region no longer in effect

Winter weather advisories across the region no longer in effect Wind gusts of 40 miles per hour could cause areas of blowing and drifting snow during the day Wednesday . Areas affected include: Sullivan County, Tennessee and Lee, Wise, Scott, Russell and Washington counties in Virginia. Motorists should be prepared for reduced visibilities at times over the mountain passes. A winter storm warning is in effect for Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties until... [Full Article...]

Manafort's Judge Says There's A 'Real Chance' He Dies In Prison

Manafort's Judge Says There's A 'Real Chance' He Dies In Prison Paul Manafort , now facing charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller in two separate courts, is "a person of great wealth who has the financial means and worldwide connections to flee and remain at large, as well as every incentive to do so", U.S. [Full Article...]

Yet another blizzard buries storm-battered parts of Northeast

Yet another blizzard buries storm-battered parts of Northeast The winter weather was far from over. "Another coastal storm may impact the region sometime next late Tuesday or Tuesday night", the Weather Service said in its forecast discussion. The Mourne, Massachusetts, police department shared dashcam video of a tree falling just up the road from where one of their cruisers was headed, CBS Boston reports . [Full Article...]

"The Crown"'s Queen Elizabeth was paid less than her male co-star

If Foy's performance earned award recognition, shouldn't her salary have increased between seasons one and two? Minter said the disparity "does not stack up" given that Foy's profile matched Smith's by the start of the second series. Foy's agent did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Wednesday. At a cost of $7 million per episode, The Crown is one of the most expensive TV se... [Full Article...]

LeBron James Wants To Play in the NBA With Bronny

LeBron James Wants To Play in the NBA With Bronny They played without their top three scorers in a 122-115 loss at Charlotte on Saturday. Even though the Suns dressed only 11 players, including three who have spent most of the season in the G-League, they trimmed a 22-point deficit to two in the final two minutes of the Hornets' game while scoring 43 points in the fourth quarter, a season high for any quarter. [Full Article...]

Democrats turning on Hillary

Democrats turning on Hillary For good measure, Clinton tore into women who voted for Trump as well - and suggested that they are all little Tammy Wynettes standing by their men. Responding to Ms Clinton's comments on ABC's The View , Ms McCain said: "I have to tell you some hard truths: the Clintons are a virus in the Democratic Party. [Full Article...]

Microsoft to set up two data centres in the UAE

Microsoft to set up two data centres in the UAE Microsoft announced plans for its first cloud data centers in the Middle East Wednesday, hoping to bring capacity online in that region in the near future. The company is collaborating with Etisalat Digital, a business unit of Etisalat, to provide provide consulting, migration and managed services to and sees "tremendous potential" for adoption of services from its new datacenters. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson Sacking a 'Negative Development' for Africa

Rex Tillerson Sacking a 'Negative Development' for Africa Even in his just-concluded trip to Africa, Tillerson was still making efforts to "clean up" Trump's derogatory comments on African nations. A high-level Indian delegation led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Defense Secretary G Mohan Kumar were scheduled to be in United States for a series of preparatory meetings with their American counterparts for the next month's dialogue. [Full Article...]


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