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Haryana teen rape and murder: suspect class 12 boy found dead

Haryana teen rape and murder: suspect class 12 boy found dead The body of the other victim, an 11-year-old girl, was found in a village in Panipat district this morning, a police official said. However, with the body of the youth being found, the mystery of how the girl reached 100 km away from her home in Jind district where her body was found has further deepened. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico school celebrates the return of electricity after 112 days

Puerto Rico school celebrates the return of electricity after 112 days APS employees say they're happy to help however they can. Children in Puerto Rico have had to live much of their life in the dark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island almost four months ago. Gov. Ricardo Rossello had announced a benchmark of restoring 95 percent of power to the island by December 15, but a month later, only 62 percent of customers have power while 80 percent of the grid... [Full Article...]

SC to hear plea of Padmavat producers against ban

SC to hear plea of Padmavat producers against ban A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to take it up after the counsel for Viacom 18 mentioned it for urgent hearing, saying the Bollywood drama was set for all-India release on January 25. Taking exception to comments by the political leaders cutting across the political spectrum, the court had said: "When a matter is pending for consideration bef... [Full Article...]

SUV Rams into Crowd of Pedestrians in Australia

SUV Rams into Crowd of Pedestrians in Australia The injured included a pre-school aged child with head injuries who was taken to hospital in a serious condition. With 2 men arrested in regards to the incident and an estimated 19 people injured, here's everything you need to know about the attack . [Full Article...]

Tropical storm kill more than 100 in the Philippines

Tropical storm kill more than 100 in the Philippines Disaster officials said at a briefing, however, that casualties caused by "Vinta" are still undergoing verification and validation by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Most of the dead and missing were reported in the hard-hit provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur and on the Zamboanga Peninsula. The Meteorological Department forecasts "heavy rain in some ... [Full Article...]

Catalan separatists regain majority in regional election

Catalan separatists regain majority in regional election When he dissolved the rebellious government of Carles Puigdemont and prosecuted its leaders, the Spanish prime minister gambled that he could bring Catalonia to its senses. Puigdemont's statement was in line with his strategy throughout the crisis, positioning himself as an equal to the Spanish prime minister and seeking recognition from the worldwide community. [Full Article...]

Catalonia's former president seeks to rule again - from Belgium

Catalonia's former president seeks to rule again - from Belgium Rajoy said he would not allow him to be reappointed - and rule - from Brussels. The next step will be choosing a president for Spain's wealthiest region, a hard task when the top candidate, Carles Puigdemont , has fled to Belgium and took part in today's debate by videolink . [Full Article...]

Tillerson says sanctions 'are really starting to hurt' North Korea

Tillerson says sanctions 'are really starting to hurt' North Korea Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed the United States' commitment to the liberal worldwide order during a Wednesday address at the Hoover Institute. Among them, securing a successful United Nations peace process, getting Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power, and ridding Syria of Iran's influence. [Full Article...]

Catalan voters split over ties with Spain

Catalan voters split over ties with Spain Puigdemont was speaking from Brussels , where he went into self-imposed exile after his government was sacked by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in October after it declared independence from Spain . His party, Together for Catalonia , secured 21.7% of the vote and 34 seats. On the news, the euro fell as much as 0.2% to $1.185 overnight and was down 0.1% to £0.886, as the vote reign... [Full Article...]

It's So Cold in Siberia, Eyelashes are Freezing

It's So Cold in Siberia, Eyelashes are Freezing An expert familiar with the matter said , "Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia on Tuesday plunged to minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas". In recent days the temperature nearly as low as it gets in Siberia , with Oymyakon - the coldest village in the world - recording an official low of -59C, according to Siberia Times. [Full Article...]

'Fire and Fury' will be made into a TV series

'Fire and Fury' will be made into a TV series Endeavor Content was formed in October, combining the film financing and scripted TV sales operations of WME and IMG. Questions have arisen about the total veracity of the book, as well as how Wolff was able to get such precious insider access. [Full Article...]

Cuomo unveils 2018 budget priorities in wake of federal tax reform

Cuomo unveils 2018 budget priorities in wake of federal tax reform It is expected to raise $170 million for state. The state taxes income - most of that comes from downstate where the big bucks are. He added: "If we want to spend more we have to find more revenues, and this is going to be a very challenging year in terms of revenues, " Heastie said . [Full Article...]

Dem Schachtner beats GOP's Jarchow for 10th Senate District seat

Dem Schachtner beats GOP's Jarchow for 10th Senate District seat Mostly under the radar, the special election had become a proxy war and Republicans significantly outspent the Democrats: Americans for Prosperity, backed by the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers, poured $50,000 into the race. Schachtner will replace republican Sheila Harsdorf who resigned to serve as State Agriculture Secretary. Mitt Romney won it by 6 points in 2012 and Trump won it b... [Full Article...]

9 face hazing charges in death of Florida State pledge

9 face hazing charges in death of Florida State pledge Andrew Coffey , 20, a junior from Pompano Beach, was found dead November 3. inside a home where a Pi Kappa Phi party had taken place the night before. It wasn't until several hours later that someone found Coffey dead and called police. "Hopefully this investigation and its outcome will prevent another tragedy from occurring". [Full Article...]

Republican senator compares Donald Trump's media attacks to Joseph Stalin

Republican senator compares Donald Trump's media attacks to Joseph Stalin In a speech that compared Trump to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, Flake argued that Trump's assaults on basic facts and truth, combined with his attempts to delegitimize the press, make him a threat to democracy. "Journalists play a major role in the promotion and protection of democracy and our unalienable rights, and they must be able to do their jobs freely", McCain said. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Sentencing

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Sentencing Umbrellas became a symbol of defiance after protesters used them as shields against police pepper spray and batons. "Even if we need to face prison sentencing , we will still continue to fight for democracy for the future". Hong Kong has been granted a high degree of autonomy under the "one country, two systems" principle. But Beijing has ultimate control, and pro-democracy protesters in Hong... [Full Article...]

New California: breakaway state declares independence from California

New California: breakaway state declares independence from California The new state, as envisioned, would exclude parts of California along the coastline from Orange County north to Napa County; New California would include all other parts of California, including San Diego County, leaving the coastal stretch as California. [Full Article...]

Park Service advisory board members quit

Park Service advisory board members quit The majority of members on the U.S. 100 for short - on December 20, 2016, as one of the last acts before leaving office. "We worry greatly that the new initiatives incorporated in the [National Park System] are now being rescinded", Long told the Post . [Full Article...]

Ferrari has plans to make an electric supercar

Ferrari has plans to make an electric supercar As Ferrari has now been spun off from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), it's been free to pursue an expansion of its lineup and to grow its sales without compromising the brand's exclusivity. The Italian race auto brand is not the only one moving towards electrification. Ferrari is aiming at selling more than 10,000 cars per year, which means it needs to meet more stringent fuel standards. [Full Article...]

Trump says America will 'stand up for ourselves'

Trump says America will 'stand up for ourselves' A day after the new blueprint's release, a Kremlin spokesman said Russian leaders were struck by its "imperialist character", while the Chinese government called it "completely selfish for a country to claim that its own interests are superior to the interests of other [s]". [Full Article...]


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