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US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan

US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan The US military says an American soldier has been killed fighting in eastern Afghanistan . Officials do not release the names of soldiers killed in active duty there until after the next-of-kin has been notified. Nicholson told Pentagon reporters in a news briefing November 28 that ISIS-K at one point had a presence in nine districts spanning three provinces in eastern Afghanistan, but that US -l... [Full Article...]

Michele Bachmann Weighing Run For Al Franken's Senate Seat

Michele Bachmann Weighing Run For Al Franken's Senate Seat Mark Dayton, Smith, Vice President Mike Pence and the secretary of the U.S. Senate. Minnesota's governor announced his intention to appoint Lt. Gov. In an interview last week with a religious TV program, Bachmann said that she's praying on if she should return to Washington at a time when "the swamp is so toxic". [Full Article...]

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate After cycling through his accomplishments and the praise he has received from President Trump , Hatch called himself a "fighter", but also acknowledged "every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves". President Trump had been urging Mr. Hatch to run for reelection, lobbying him on a flight aboard Air Force One to Utah last month. He is the most senior Republican in a GOP-controlled Sen... [Full Article...]

VP Mike Pence Postpones Israel Trip Once Again

VP Mike Pence Postpones Israel Trip Once Again The English-language Israeli news website confirmed with the ministry that "due to various scheduling difficulties", no new date had yet been set for the vice president's visit, that had been delayed from last month to mid-January. President Donald Trumps announcement to recognize Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Mike Pence during a 2014 meeting. [Full Article...]

India, Pakistan need to engage each other

India, Pakistan need to engage each other He said he was told that the meeting was useful and even claimed that it might help in restarting some sort of engagement at the diplomatic level as well, the report stated. Meanwhile, India could also lose out on hosting the Asia Cup, which was postponed from June to September 2018 as the Indian government is unsure about hosting Pakistan cricketers in the country. [Full Article...]

Mysterious 'snake eggs' found in Australian school leave experts baffled

Mysterious 'snake eggs' found in Australian school leave experts baffled A cache of eggs discovered in the sandpit of a primary school in Australia has caused alarm after being identified as those of the deadly venomous eastern brown snake, but experts have now cast doubt over the true identity of the find. When the rescuers turned up however, they found multiple nests and 43 unidentified eggs. FAWNA moved the eggs to nearby bushland and said that all but three egg... [Full Article...]

Back from the future: Flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

Back from the future: Flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017 According to FlightAware , Hawaiian Airlines Flight 446 was originally scheduled to take off from Auckland, New Zealand at 11:55 p.m. on December 31, 2017 ( New Zealand time). This happened due to a takeoff delay, and a quirk in the time zones that define the world. One example is the Pacific island nation of Samoa, located just 32 kilometers East of the important line, a distance which does ... [Full Article...]

Chrissy Teigen jokes about the struggle to find a unisex baby name

Chrissy Teigen jokes about the struggle to find a unisex baby name Teigen is well known for her quick wit and chronic over-sharing on social media-posting hilarious shots on Instagram and getting into entertaining feuds with Donald Trump on Twitter-but the model has now silenced her social media after going private on New Year's Eve. [Full Article...]

Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall

Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall While inflation has dropped from more than 40 percent in 2013, when Rouhani was first elected, it still hovers around 10 percent. Officials initially said protesters would "pay the price" for the "illegal gatherings". Rouhani said earlier the US president had no right to sympathize with Iranians since he "called the Iranian nation terrorists a few months ago". Skeptics argue that such thinking und... [Full Article...]

Frigid start to 2018, watching Thursday

Frigid start to 2018, watching Thursday The forecast is calling for a 90 percent chance of snow Wednesday night, but accumulation is not expected to be more than 1-inch. A strip from north Florida to eastern North Carolina could see ice collections of one-tenth to one-quarter inch through Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Vikas Gupta may win Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma

Vikas Gupta may win Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma Luv says Puneesh is a brilliant player and has played his cards very well. Puneesh also came up with a strong point, that resonated with all the housemates - he said that the celebrity contestants - Hina Khan, Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta - have been privileged with an added advantage that they already had a fan following when they joined the show. [Full Article...]

Israel Approves Annexation of Illegal West Bank Settlements

As demonstrations continue throughout the region, Israeli forces clashing with Palestinian protesters and Israeli air strikes following rockets fired from Gaza have left at least a dozen Palestinians dead and hundreds injured. The US president also said he meant to move the country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. A resounding majority of United Nations member states also defied unprece... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot $363M for Tuesday night drawing

Mega Millions jackpot $363M for Tuesday night drawing This makes it more likely that there won't be a victor and that the pot will continue to grow. Mega Millions rolled over to a $343 million prize after no one picked the correct numbers for Friday night's drawing. The IRS takes almost 40 percent of the winnings. While the chance of winning either game is very low, and the chance of winning both is very, very, very low - 1 in 88 quadrillion, o... [Full Article...]

Iran: 9 reportedly killed in overnight clashes between protesters and security forces

Iran: 9 reportedly killed in overnight clashes between protesters and security forces Nasserbakht said that 200 protesters were arrested on Saturday, 150 on Sunday and 100 were arrested Monday. Iran's semi-official ILNA agency reported that 450 people have been arrested in the last three days in Tehran . The people have little food, great inflation, and no human rights. The comments were Trump's latest hint of a possible United States withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear dea... [Full Article...]

Muslim law board demands review of triple talaq bill

Muslim law board demands review of triple talaq bill The party, however, opposes the provision in the bill criminalising the pronouncement of instantaneous triple talaq . There is some soreness at the provision for a three-year imprison term for a Muslim man who thorough the word "talaq" thrice to dissociate his wife. [Full Article...]

Crude Oil Holds $60 Mark Amid Middle East Turmoil

Crude Oil Holds $60 Mark Amid Middle East Turmoil WTI prices were further boosted by an EIA report of a 4.6-M bbl weekly drop in USA commercial Crude Oil storage levels. West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the United States oil benchmark on the Nymex Exchange, rose above the $60 a barrel level on 27 December - traditionally a period of very low volumes on commodity exchanges. [Full Article...]

Fraternal Twins Born 18 Minutes Apart, But In Different Years

Fraternal Twins Born 18 Minutes Apart, But In Different Years In Auckland, New Zealand, a couple is believed to have given birth to the first baby born 2018-named Rex. Because they were born on different days, they won't share the same birthday - they won't even share the same birth year. Also read: Meet Beyonce's twins Sir and Rumi Carter in first ever photos leaked online! The unlikely event of a miracle birth like this also gifted their parents the... [Full Article...]

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue And when that happened, state media was also forced to acknowledge that it had not initially reported on the protests on the orders of security officials. Leader of the Islamic Revolution, referring to the important role of the spirit of courage and sacrifice in preventing the hostility of enemies, called the martyrs a complete example of this kind of spirit, adding "Iranian nation is indebted... [Full Article...]

Trump wants 'Deep State Justice Dept' to probe Huma Abedin

Trump wants 'Deep State Justice Dept' to probe Huma Abedin Years after that apparent security breach, hackers gained access to all 3 billion of the service's email accounts in a series of intrusions. President Donald Trump today accused the U.S. Remember sailors pictures on the submarine? Trump was referring to U.S. Navy Sailor Kristian Saucier, who was put in prison for taking unauthorized photos inside a nuclear submarine. [Full Article...]

Anushka relishes Kholi, Dhawan's dancing skills in Cape Town

Anushka relishes Kholi, Dhawan's dancing skills in Cape Town They hosted grand receptions in Delhi and Mumbai for their friends and family. Let's hope the couple keep on sharing more pictures of their experiences in South Africa. The couple was seen spending time shopping and exploring Cape Town with Shikhar Dhawan and family. However, to get the team acclimatized to South African conditions, the Men in Blue will have their practice sessions at We... [Full Article...]


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