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South Africa, England and U.S. remain unbeaten in Cape Town 7s

South Africa, England and U.S. remain unbeaten in Cape Town 7s New Zealand were in charge at 14-0 shortly after with Koroi breaking away from a scrum to dot down. Argentina kept themselves in the contest with a converted try on the stroke of half-time from Lautaro Bazan Velez as the teams entered the break at 14-7. [Full Article...]

Security guard stabbed in Jerusalem amid global clashes over Trump decision

Security guard stabbed in Jerusalem amid global clashes over Trump decision Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday described Israel as a "state of occupation" which used "terror" against the Palestinians , as he stepped up his criticism of the U.S. "They are striking Gaza with their F-16s". Israeli police said a man was stabbed near Jerusalem's central bus station. Paris has pointed out in the past its conviction that a two-state solution requires the r... [Full Article...]

Thousands protest Jerusalem recognition in Lebanon

Thousands protest Jerusalem recognition in Lebanon Dozens of leftists and Islamists Lebanese demonstrators clashed with security forces outside the US Embassy in Awkar, Beirut, on Sunday, in response to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Naharnet reported. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson leaves Iran without agreement on jailed Briton

Boris Johnson leaves Iran without agreement on jailed Briton Other topics discussed in the meeting included Tehran-London economic relations, ways to boost banking and trade ties, as well as regional and worldwide issues. Just ahead of Johnson's visit, Iran's state-run English broadcaster PressTV re-aired a documentary accusing Zaghari-Ratcliffe of planning the "soft toppling" of Iran's government. [Full Article...]

Weather delay: First snow arrives … several hours late

Weather delay: First snow arrives … several hours late The snow on many roads is wet and very slick with many spinouts being reported across the state. More than 382,000 homes and businesses were still without electricity Saturday in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Although much of the snow is now falling off the Eastern Seaboard, according to the National Weather Service , a front in the Great Lakes and another in the Gulf Coast will me... [Full Article...]

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques Israeli forces fired artillery shells at a checkpoint belonging to Palestinian resistance forces in the northeast of the town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza , on Friday night. The Palestinian Health Ministry said that 25 people were injured in the fist air strikes on Gaza. The Israeli military said some 600 Palestinians were throwing firebombs and rolling burning tires toward Israeli forces. [Full Article...]

West Indies wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs

West Indies wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs Rain cut short a fascinating middle session. But New Zealand opener Jeet Raval said the innings gave "encouraging signs for our bowlers", who are bolstered by the return of swing bowler Tim Southee. Gabriel took the new ball and conceded 22 runs from his first two overs which allowed New Zealand to take the initiative early on. But just as the visitors sensed batting time, it was deja vu, a... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr 'had amnesia during testimony' says U.S. lawmaker

Trump Jr 'had amnesia during testimony' says U.S. lawmaker During a scrum with reporters following Wednesday's hearing, Schiff told reporters he didn't think Trump Jr.'s invocation of attorney-client privilege was appropriate. Trump". There is a perfectly reasonable chance that congressional Republicans will help Trump Jr. get away with this. If there is a joint defense agreement or a common interest privilege among the Trumps, information shared mi... [Full Article...]

Plane crash into San Diego home kills two passengers

Plane crash into San Diego home kills two passengers Four people were on the plane, according to the CBS report. According to the chief of the local fire-rescue department, the pilot reported an engine failure shortly after the plane had taken off from the airport. When he got to the back yard of the home, he saw the wreck of a small, single-engine plane in the house. A video taken by a witness shows the tragic scene as the plane plummeted towar... [Full Article...]

All You Need to Know About Universal Declaration of Human Rights

All You Need to Know About Universal Declaration of Human Rights While human rights abuses did not end when the Universal Declaration was adopted, the Declaration has helped countless people to gain greater freedom and security. United Nations chief in his message on the human rights day has said. The secretary-general says the Universal Declaration was drawn up by a world wounded by war, the remedy prescribed by states to inoculate their populations agains... [Full Article...]

WaPo reporter apologizes after Trump calls out 'wrong' rally photo

WaPo reporter apologizes after Trump calls out 'wrong' rally photo On Saturday, Washington Post reporter David Weigel tweeted a photo taking a shot at Trump that's since been deleted. "Packed house, many people unable to get in". Mr Trump also said he is expelling members of the violent street gang known as MS-13, which has its origins in Central America. "Was confused by the image of you walking in the bottom right corner", Weigel tweeted. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation director to face lawmakers' questions about handling of Trump, Clinton probes

Federal Bureau of Investigation director to face lawmakers' questions about handling of Trump, Clinton probes Mr Wray gave evidence before the House Judiciary Committee as Democrats and Republicans clashed over the significance of Mr Trump's attacks on the agency. The investigator, Peter Strzok, had a prominent role in the FBI's Clinton investigation. Asked by Jackson later in the hearing about what affect Trump's tweet had on officials in the bureau, Wray said FBI staffers "are big boys and girls" wh... [Full Article...]

PM wishes Sonia long life on her birthday

PM wishes Sonia long life on her birthday In a tweet, Modi said: "Birthday greetings to Congress President Smt". "Compassionate, hardworking, selfless. Calm and composed, yet dignified and strong". In the past two years, Sonia Gandhi has taken a backseat and the Congress has been gearing up to be led by her son. Greeting Sonia the Prime Minister prayed for her long life and good health. [Full Article...]

Trump to record robocall for Roy Moore

Trump to record robocall for Roy Moore Trump also took aim at Moore's challenger, Democrat Doug Jones . He continued: "We want jobs, jobs, jobs, so get out and vote for Roy Moore ". " Roy Moore will never have the support of the senatorial committee", Gardner told the Weekly Standard . [Full Article...]

Snow Warning For Dublin To Stay In Place All Weekend

Snow Warning For Dublin To Stay In Place All Weekend The Met Office says the snow could cause disruption on the road, railways and to air travel. A Snow-ice warning for Donegal remains in place with Met Éireann forecasting 4 to 8 cm of snow for tonight. The Met Office says up to almost four inches could fall in places within the warning area, with almost eight inches possible in a few places on higher ground. [Full Article...]

$591m Da Vinci painting heads to Abu Dhabi's new Louvre

$591m Da Vinci painting heads to Abu Dhabi's new Louvre Christie's says most scholars agree the painting is by Leonardo, though some critics have questioned the attribution and some say the extensive restoration muddies the work's authorship. The previous record was Pablo Picasso's Les Femmes d'Alger, which sold for $179 million. The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened on November 8 in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron, who described the new museu... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis appeals to respect Jerusalem's 'status quo'

Pope Francis appeals to respect Jerusalem's 'status quo' The pope told thousands of people at his general audience: "I can not keep quiet about my deep worry about the situation that has been created in the last few days". "The Federal Government does not support this attitude because the status of Jerusalem is to be negotiated within the framework of a two-state solution", Xinhua news agency quoted spokesperson Steffen Seibert as saying on behalf of Me... [Full Article...]

President Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine,' PA says

President Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine,' PA says Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed global condemnation of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Friday, According to the Palestinian Authority's Wafa news outlet. Tensions are running high in the occupied territories, where Hamas leader Ismail Haniya has called for a new uprising, or intifada, against Israeli rule. [Full Article...]

Winter weather alerts issued for parts of Upstate NY for snow

Winter weather alerts issued for parts of Upstate NY for snow Some school districts have canceled weekend activities due to the weather forecast. Atlanta was to be under a winter storm watch until 10 a.m. Saturday , the National Weather Service said . A moderate impact on evening travel is expected with snow covered roads in many towns. The storm hit Central, and South Texas and San Antonio had 2.5 inches of snow. [Full Article...]

Nithari's 9th murder case: Court sentences Moninder Pandher, Surinder Koli to death

Nithari's 9th murder case: Court sentences Moninder Pandher, Surinder Koli to death The case relates to the rape and murder of housemaid Anjali in 2006. The ninth case relates to a domestic help who was reported missing on October 12, 2006. Special Public Prosecutor Jai Prakash Sharma said that the Noida Police had found skeletal remains of 19 persons, mostly children, from the backyard of Pandher's house. [Full Article...]


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