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South Korea's Moon Says 2015 'Comfort Women' Agreement With Japan 'Flawed'

South Korea's Moon Says 2015 'Comfort Women' Agreement With Japan 'Flawed' The deal was reached between Seoul and Tokyo under the administration of ousted President Park Geun-hye. "The agreement can not solve the comfort women issue", Moon said, calling the deal a "political agreement that excludes victims and the public" and violates general principles in global society concerning resolution of historical issues, according to a Blue House statement. [Full Article...]

Around 40 killed in Kabul blasts targeting Shiite centre

Around 40 killed in Kabul blasts targeting Shiite centre He said five people had been killed and 21 injured, but added that the toll was likely to change. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Mohammad Sabir Nasib, director of Istiqlal Hospital, said 11 people were killed and 20 wounded including women and children in the Kabul attack. [Full Article...]

Frustrated Pakistan once again violates ceasefire, targets Indian posts

Frustrated Pakistan once again violates ceasefire, targets Indian posts The Indian Army said they killed dozens of terrorists and their sympathisers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in the covert operation that came almost 10 days after a terror attack on a military base at Uri near the LoC that killed 19 soldiers on 18 September a year ago. [Full Article...]

Russian Foreign Ministry Accuses Washington of Meddling in Russian Election

Russian Foreign Ministry Accuses Washington of Meddling in Russian Election Putin of using the internet to interfere to meddle in the 2016 White House race. He promised nationwide street protests against the election. Zakharova's comment was posted shortly after a spokesperson for the US Department of State, Noel Clay, told Russia's TASS that Washington was " concerned " by the decision of the Russians Central Elections Commission, which on Monday rejected anti-cor... [Full Article...]

Forecast: Bitter cold and lake snow continues

Forecast: Bitter cold and lake snow continues Lows each night will drop to near zero. In the meantime, the closest radar to this lake effect is Live Doppler 9 and you can see its view of the lake effect by clicking right here. But now there are wind chill warnings . Snow continued to pile up today across the United States as arctic air moves over the relatively mild Great Lakes, producing major lake-effect snow to the east. [Full Article...]

Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet

Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet And he spent 40 days at Mar-a-Lago, his luxury resort in. Trump frequently mixes business and pleasure-he infamously enjoyed a "beautiful chocolate cake" at Mar-a-Lago while launching a bombing campaign on a Syrian airbase in April-but the final tally for 2017 is noteworthy given how frequently he criticized President Obama for golfing on the job. [Full Article...]

Wyman: 17000 Conn. Children To Lose Healthcare If CHIP Is Not Renewed

The fate of the program is unknown after that. State officials say they are optimistic their federal counterparts will act in time to keep the program funded, but they also are preparing for the worst. Meanwhile the growing need for health insurance coverage is reflected in the ongoing surge in enrollment into the Affordable Care Act health plans, including 9 million people so far during the fed... [Full Article...]

Guatemala sides with Trump over recognition of Jerusalem

Guatemala sides with Trump over recognition of Jerusalem Guatemala now has an embassy in Tel Aviv suburb Herzliya, as well as consulates in Jerusalem and Haifa. The 1980 Arab League summit resolutions call for boycotts against any country that recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital or moves its embassy to the city. [Full Article...]

Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide

Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide All three were killed by gunshot wounds to the head and police said Dalton owned the home where they were killed, according to the World Herald . The children allegedly heard the shooting but did not see anything. Dalton Sr., 70, his wife, Jean Dalton, 65, and Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18, all died in the shooting Tuesday night. Authorities urged the public to look out for a black 2015 GMC Terrain... [Full Article...]

Blast In Saint Petersburg Injuries Four, Say Officials

Blast In Saint Petersburg Injuries Four, Say Officials The Russian Investigative Committee launched a criminal investigation after the explosion, while its head, Alexander Bastrykin, has departed for St. Petersburg in order to examine the circumstances of the blast. "About 6:30pm there was the sound of a blast". In July, the FSB said it had detained seven people who were preparing "acts of terror" in Saint Petersburg, particularly its railway system... [Full Article...]

4 teens charged with murder in Warren man's death

4 teens charged with murder in Warren man's death The four teens, ages 13 and 14, were allegedly seen leaving the area of the overpass after the incident, police said. FOX2 reports that Warren resident, 22-year-old Marquise Byrd, was riding passenger in a vehicle traveling down I-75 in Toledo last Tuesday when four teenagers reportedly threw a large sandbag from the overpass. [Full Article...]

Oldest Tree on White House Grounds to Be Cut Down

Oldest Tree on White House Grounds to Be Cut Down The document said , "Without the extensive cabling system, the tree would have fallen years ago". The tree went viral on social media, with many calling for the first lady to find a way to preserve it. A piece of White House arboreal history will soon be removed after years of trying to preserve it. White House groundskeepers were prepared for the tree's demise, however, and offshoots of the or... [Full Article...]

House uproar ends as govt, Congress truce up

House uproar ends as govt, Congress truce up The Congress has thanked the minister for the clarification, also disassociating itself from any remark made any party member that may have hurt the dignity of the PM. The remarks that triggered a controversy Addressing an election rally in Gujarat on December 10, PM Modi had said, "There were media reports yesterday about a meeting at Mani Shankar Aiyar's house". [Full Article...]

Child Abuse: Arizona Infant Violently Bent in Half by Dad Has Died

Child Abuse: Arizona Infant Violently Bent in Half by Dad Has Died Police confirmed that a six-month-old boy died in Arizona two days after his father, Robert Resendiz , admitted to bending the baby in half to stop him from crying. He said he didn't release the pressure until the baby stopped moving and was limp. Police said the baby died Thursday, Dec. 21, WITI-TV reports . "Robert also stated he had bit the infant two times on the body out of frustration"... [Full Article...]

Prisoner swap in Donbas over: 74 Ukrainians going home

Prisoner swap in Donbas over: 74 Ukrainians going home In the first major prisoner exchange in months, separatists from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic bused 16 captives to the no-man's land while Ukrainian government representatives delivered 99 people. Under the 2015 Minsk Agreement to stop the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the Kiev administration and pro-Russia separatists must release captives, but to date hostage exchanges have bee... [Full Article...]

Egypt court convicts British female tourist of smuggling illegal painkillers

Egypt court convicts British female tourist of smuggling illegal painkillers The woman, 33-year-old Laura Plummer from Hull, has maintained her innocence since her arrest in October on arrival from Britain at Hurghada, a Red Sea resort city. Their client was asked whether she was intending to sell the drug. Rachel said she was unsure of a potential appeal. "She had only 320 pills". "It is illogical that she will deal in tramadol ". [Full Article...]

Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again

While Russia has partial withdrawn its own forces from Syria , Gen. Gerasimov said Moscow has kept an air base and naval facility in the nation and is well placed to deal with pockets of instability if and when they arose. Their task is to destabilise the situation'. "When the control [of the Syrian forces] loosened, as many as 350 militants left the area", Gerasimov said, noting that the nearb... [Full Article...]

Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor Pope Francis came in third with 3 percent and Rev. Billy Graham , Sen. Gallup has released their list of 2017's Most Admired Men and Women , and it seems that even though his presidency ended nearly a year ago, Barack Obama is still more popular than Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Volvo Cars' Chinese parent company buys $3.3 billion worth of AB Volvo

Volvo Cars' Chinese parent company buys $3.3 billion worth of AB Volvo It has bought up an 8.2 per cent stake in the Swedish company from activist investor Cevian Capital , giving it 15.6 per cent of voting rights. The investment in AB Volvo is the latest step by the Chinese automotive group, founded and controlled by billionaire Li Shufu, to expand its footprint around the world. [Full Article...]

Malegaon blast case : Sadhvi Pragya, Col Purohit to face trial

Malegaon blast case : Sadhvi Pragya, Col Purohit to face trial The NIA had recommended dropping the charges against her. However, Special NIA judge S D Tekale dropped organised crime charges against them under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), which is punishable by up to life in prison. [Full Article...]


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