• U.S. reverses move to close Palestinian office in DC
U.S. reverses move to close Palestinian office in DC

The State Department had refused to renew the permit for the office because the Palestinians had joined the International Criminal Court in September. Netanyahu's office said at the time that the closure was a "matter of USA law". Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki has said the US decision "would hamper any hopes Washington has...

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  • Russian Federation will send to search for the Argentine submarine ship
Russian Federation will send to search for the Argentine submarine ship "amber"

The search effort also includes ships and planes from Brazil, Chile, Great Britain and other countries. As teams scramble to find the submarine that, barring any damage if there were an explosion aboard, would have about a week's work of oxygen, family members have lambasted the navy for jeopardizing lives in the decades-old vessel.

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  • Patna bound Vasco da Gama train derails in Uttar Pradesh, 3 killed
Patna bound Vasco da Gama train derails in Uttar Pradesh, 3 killed

A 5 lakh compensation will be rewarded to the family of the dead, while the injured will be receiving 1 Lakh each. The engine of the Jammu-Patna Archana Express separated twice from the train near Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The year 2017 has witnessed several train derailments. Rescue operations have started and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is m...

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  • Pakistan calls on army to restore order as blasphemy protests spread
Pakistan calls on army to restore order as blasphemy protests spread

Around 150 protesters were arrested since the clashes erupted, the authorities said. Hundreds of supporters of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Ullah being led by firebrand cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi have been blocking Faizabad Inter-Change for almost three weeks.

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  • Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir
Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Police are investigating the incident and suspect it to be an act of militants. Army spokesman said that Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar son of Gh Mohd Dar, of village Senzen, Shopian district was a serving soldier. In May this year, a bullet ridden body of army officer Umar Faiyaz was found in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police sources said. Mehb...

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  • Georgia fire: Black Sea resort hotel blaze leaves 11 dead
Georgia fire: Black Sea resort hotel blaze leaves 11 dead

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he is horrified with the tragedy that happened in Batumi. The interior ministry earlier said 12 had died, but later adjusted the figure to 11. Sending condolences to the families of those who have died in fire, Kvirikashvili thanked fire-fighters for saving hundreds of others' lives. He said an inve...

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  • Black Friday at Crossgates draws hundreds early
Black Friday at Crossgates draws hundreds early

Stores in New Hampshire are allowed to open for Black Friday the night of Thanksgiving, unlike stores in the Bay State. He said that he usually rises early for work, but Friday he got up early to go shopping. "This is the time when holiday shopping kicks into full gear", Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said. But she said that from talking to peop...

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  • Philippines' Duterte urges freed leftist rebel leaders to surrender
Philippines' Duterte urges freed leftist rebel leaders to surrender

Meanwhile, earlier this month, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and NDFP said in a statement that they are rejecting the idea of the localized peace talks, pointing that these are "mere rehashes of worn-out psywar surrender programs".

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  • Akash asks Puneesh to prove his friendship
Akash asks Puneesh to prove his friendship

During the last night's episode, five contestants had been chosen to contend for the captaincy, including Arshi, Aakash and Hiten and the Gharwale had to blacken the stumo poster of the contestant whom they didn't want to become the Captain.

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  • Scotland set for flurry of ice and snow after Met Office warning
Scotland set for flurry of ice and snow after Met Office warning

Dozens of homes in County Laois were flooded on Wednesday night after three rivers burst their banks. Winds will be light westerly inland. Snow showers are expected, mainly over higher ground in the north and west of Scotland, with longer journey times possible.

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  • Plea to President to summon Parliament session
Plea to President to summon Parliament session

The government said on Friday that the Winter Session of Parliament will be convened this year from December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018, subject to exigencies of government business. Kumar said that the opposition party is suffering from "selective amnesia" as in 2008 and 2013 also the winter session was held in December. The NCBC bill, which se...

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  • MS-13 gang 'beheads man and rips out his heart'
MS-13 gang 'beheads man and rips out his heart'

Initially, Lopez-Abrego was only charged with interfering with an arrest as US marshals worked with Avery County deputy sheriffs to apprehend Portillo-Rodriguez, an official with the sheriff's office said. The deputies and agents found Portillo-Rodriguez, Lopez-Abrego and a third MS-13 member attempting to hide inside, Frye said. The US Immigrati...

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  • Egypt will 'vigorously' respond to North Sinai attack: Sisi
Egypt will 'vigorously' respond to North Sinai attack: Sisi

Al-Sisi said that the Friday's attack aimed to spread a seed of doubt among Egyptians about the capacity of the state, but affirmed that the armed forces and police will be responding to restore security in north Sinai. The BBC reported Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will meet with security forces Friday. He added in his tweet "The wor...

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  • Ratas in Brussels: Eastern Partnership not related to European Union enlargement
Ratas in Brussels: Eastern Partnership not related to European Union enlargement

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, who is on a working visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, has attended the European Union's Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels at the invitation of President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

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  • Christmas tree shortage could increase prices
Christmas tree shortage could increase prices

And what could be more festive than the scent of a real Christmas tree to greet you when you arrive home? Sustainable forestry company GWD Forestry reports the USA will face a major Christmas tree shortage until the year 2025. He said he's received about 100 calls from wholesalers wanting to buy his trees so they can sell them to lots and oth...

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  • K9 Officer Odin praised for helping apprehend trooper's alleged killer
K9 Officer Odin praised for helping apprehend trooper's alleged killer

The Kerens Police Department in Navarro County, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of where Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed, posted a picture of Odin on its Facebook page calling him the hero of the day. KXAS reports it happened about 4 p.m. south of Fairfield on Interstate 45, citing Navarro County EMS. "The suspect was identified as Da...

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  • Ships, planes search for 3 American sailors missing after crash
Ships, planes search for 3 American sailors missing after crash

Marc Dalton said in a statement released late Thursday. The twin-propeller plane crashed about 925 kilometres southeast of Okinawa, Japan , while bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the aircraft carrier. Furthermore, the USS John S. McCain crashed into a commercial vessel in the Strait of Malacca off the coast of Singapore in August. The...

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  • Flynn moving to cooperate with Mueller in Russian Federation probe
Flynn moving to cooperate with Mueller in Russian Federation probe

Terminating the information-sharing agreement is not in itself a sign that Flynn is working with Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Prosecutors are especially interested in Kian's work on behalf behalf of Turkey, whose government earlier this year ...

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  • Actor-Singer, Longtime Owner-Breeder David Cassidy Dies At 67
Actor-Singer, Longtime Owner-Breeder David Cassidy Dies At 67

After his first years of fame, Cassidy struggled to maintain his success. The oldest of the four Partridge children, Cassidy managed to unite a generation of flower children with the wholesome family values of primetime TV sitcoms in America, and audiences loved it.

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  • Palliative patient's last wish to see the beach granted by paramedic crew
Palliative patient's last wish to see the beach granted by paramedic crew

Paramedic Danielle Kellan, who managed to capture the moment in a photo, recalled the day with clarity. They had driven her home just one week earlier. Mr Cooper said: "To see the spark in her eye, the gratitude they give you , they haven't been in the sun for a long time and letting them have 10 minutes of sunshine means the world to them a...

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