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Global Media North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim
Author: 0 North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim

Adm. Mike Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Sunday that the United States is "closer to a nuclear war with North Korea " than ever. South Korean president Moon Jae-In last month proposed delaying Seoul's annual joint military exercises with the USA until after the Games to ease the situation.

Global Media Transgender people cleared to join military, for now
Author: 0 Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

On Friday afternoon, the Trump administration confirmed that it would not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that has blocked the ban on transgender troops in the military. Trump sparked huge backlash back in July, when he tweeted that transgender people would no longer be allowed to serve in the military . Before Trump's controversial tweets this summer, Defense Secretary James Mattis had already pushed the deadline back to January 1, 2018, claiming more study was needed.

Global Media Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Again
Author: 0 Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Again

A slight chance (20 percent) of stray snow showers in the early evening, especially south of the city. The coldest air of the season in tonight . A wind chill advisory is in place for 9 p.m. The deep freeze continues into Tuesday as lows dip back into the single digits. For related traffic news, check out Dr. Gridlock . Very cold today and all week long.

Global Media Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: Central Florida vs. Auburn Predictions 1/1/18
Author: 0 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: Central Florida vs. Auburn Predictions 1/1/18

The game airs on ESPN. The UCF Knights and Auburn Tigers meet Monday in the college football Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Johnson hurt his ribs and right shoulder in Auburn's 26-14 win against Alabama to close the regular season and wasn't fully recovered for the Tigers' 28-7 loss to Georgia in the SEC championship game.

Global Media Male guardian requirement for Haj scrapped long ago: Owaisi
Author: 0 Male guardian requirement for Haj scrapped long ago: Owaisi

Muslim women performing their religious pilgrimage Hajj will be exempted from lottery system for their travel. His concern for Muslim women came just days after his government had hurriedly passed the Triple Talaq Bill in Lok Sabha making the pronouncement of instant divorce a criminal offence.

Global Media Israeli military court to try Tamimi on 12 counts of assault
Author: 0 Israeli military court to try Tamimi on 12 counts of assault

The teenager and her mother Nariman were ordered to be kept behind bars for an additional eight days by Ofer Court, located near the West Bank city of Ramallah, the Israel Defense Forces said in a written statement. According to the charges, Ahed pushed a number of soldiers and told them, "Get out or I'll punch you", before kicking and slapping them. Ahed's cousin, Nur Tamimi, was indicted on Sunday with aggravated assault of a soldier in the line of duty.

Global Media Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails
Author: 0 Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails

The first such exchange took place on Jan.1, 1992. Of these prisoners, 399 are fishermen who had crossed into Pakistani waters and 58 other civilians. Ties between India and Pakistan remained tense this year with the heavily militarized Line of Control (LoC), dividing the disputed Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir between the two countries, so often witnessing skirmishes and ceasefire violations.

Global Media People Found Shot Dead in NJ Home; 16-Year-Old Arrested
Author: 0 People Found Shot Dead in NJ Home; 16-Year-Old Arrested

The suspect's brother and grandfather were also at the home, but were not injured in the shooting. The sources tell News 4 that a 16-year-old boy is in custody. The suspect is expected to be arraigned as an adult on Monday and is facing four counts of murder and one count of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes.

Author: 0 Abbas slams Israeli Likud decision to annex settlements in West Bank

Jamal Juma'a, Palestinian activist and coordinator of the Stop the Wall campaign, told MEE: "It's clear that this is part of the consequences of Trump's decision concerning Jerusalem, this is part of the on-going process of annexation of the West Bank, it is another slap to global law".

Global Media NYC welcomes first babies of 2018
Author: 0 NYC welcomes first babies of 2018

A spokesperson for the hospital told Independent.ie: "We've had a good year, we had the New Year and the Christmas baby". Minutes earlier, at St John's Hospital in Livingston, parents Susanne Dwyer, 24, and Richard Mills, 31, said hello to their baby girl at 12.15am.

Global Media No More Aid to Deceitful Pakistan
Author: 0 No More Aid to Deceitful Pakistan

In August, Trump unveiled a new US strategy for the war in Afghanistan aimed at defeating the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network, an affiliated group that operates in Pakistan. However, Trump's tweet about Pakistan is in sync with White House's increasing hardening of stance about India's arch rival. Also, in December, US Vice President Mike Pence during a visit to Afghanistan, told American troops, "President Trump has put Pakistan on notice".

Global Media Iran suspends Telegram, Instagram access after protests
Author: 0 Iran suspends Telegram, Instagram access after protests

Mohatari also said that public demonstrations were allowed in Iran's constitution - provided they are not contradictory to Islamic rules and weapons are not used - and that authorities should prepare an appropriate environment for the people to express their objections.

Global Media Echo Arena auto park fire destroys 1400 vehicles
Author: 0 Echo Arena auto park fire destroys 1400 vehicles

I thought, 'Have you seen the fire? "The park started to fill with thick black smoke so I knew I had to get out quickly". She said the blaze started as a small engine fire in a Land Rover on the auto park's third floor but then quickly spread.

Global Media Amit Shah's magic won't work in K'taka: Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Amit Shah's magic won't work in K'taka: Siddaramaiah

However, Union Minister H N Ananth Kumar said Shah was happy with how Parivarthana Yatra has progressed in the state and outlined the party's strategy to attract more votes in the 2018 elections. Shah is in Karnataka to strategise with state BJP leaders, ahead of next year's assembly election, a PTI report said . Incidentally, all three major parties-Congress, BJP and Janata Dal (Secular)-are now touring various parts of the state and holding election rallys on a daily basis.

Global Media Israeli minister wishes 'success' to Iranian protesters
Author: 0 Israeli minister wishes 'success' to Iranian protesters

According to Iranian state TV, Irib News, the government said social media in the country would be temporarily limited as the government warned protesters they would pay a price if days of unrest continued. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, "the people are free to express their criticism and their protest", and that protests should be towards a "betterment of the conditions for the country".

Global Media Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit
Author: 0 Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

Also the airport has advanced technology for low-visibility landings - CAT IIIB system - under which an aircraft can land in visibility of 25 to 50 metres. The Northern Railways said over 50 trains coming to Delhi were running late and 20 were rescheduled. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to be around 23 degrees Celsius and five degrees Celsius respectively, said an India Meteorological Department official.

Global Media Israel will cease to be a member of UNESCO in 2019
Author: 0 Israel will cease to be a member of UNESCO in 2019

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Chief Audrey Azoulay last week announced the body deeply regrets Israel's decision to withdraw from the organization, effective December 31 2018. It takes a year for the withdrawal to take effect. Israel previously said it meant to leave the Paris-based agency, citing "systematic attacks on the Jewish state".

Global Media Buffalo Bills will send wings to the Cincinnati Bengals to say thanks
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills will send wings to the Cincinnati Bengals to say thanks

If they had lost both games, they would be drafting fifth. Kroft made a man miss and turned a short Dalton pass into a 20-yard gain, taking Cincinatti into the red zone. The score gave the Ravens their first lead of the game, 27-24, with 8:48 to play. The Ravens pass rush has been absent in recent weeks. However, this could be Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis' last game, and his players may look to send him out with a bang with a road win against a division rival.

Global Media President Trump tweets 'good old Global Warming' could help with frigid temps
Author: 0 President Trump tweets 'good old Global Warming' could help with frigid temps

The part of Trump's tweet getting the least notice is his declaration that the United States , not any other signatories of the Paris Accord , would have footed a bill for trillions of dollars to pay for it. Also, as Weather.com notes, cold snaps have actually been linked to global warming . "I think that's the number one most important thing, because we can all take individual actions to reduce our carbon footprint, and we all should, but the problem is too big for individual ...

Global Media Obama, Clinton remain
Author: 0 Obama, Clinton remain "most admired" Americans

For the 10th year in a row, Americans have voted Barack Obama as the most admired man, according to a recent Gallup poll . Obama leading the list of most admired men for 2017 marks the first time since 2008 when a current USA president did not win the distinction.

Global Media Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash
Author: 0 Six dead after Sydney seaplane crash

In a statement, the Foreign Office said: "We are providing consular assistance to the families of five British tourists who have sadly died in a sea plane accident near Sydney ". "We don't know yet what caused it, but it's just a tragedy". One witness, Myles Baptiste, told Channel Nine the plane was 500 metres from him when it hit the water.

Global Media Extreme cold warning issued for most of New Brunswick
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning issued for most of New Brunswick

These frigid cold temperatures are expected to continue into Tuesday morning, the warning says. A Canada 150 celebration on Parliament Hill, along with many outdoor events across the city, have already been cancelled due to extreme cold. An extreme cold weather alert previously issued by Toronto's medical officer of health remains in effect. "If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside", the weather service stated.

Global Media Women arrested after running on field during Belk Bowl
Author: 0 Women arrested after running on field during Belk Bowl

Wake Forest spotted Texas A&M (7-6) a 14-point first quarter lead following a pair of special teams miscues, but rattled off 31 straight points in a span of 11 minutes, 16 seconds to take a 31-14 lead. Washington dove for the deep pass with two defenders draped all over him, and he hung on even as the three of them collided in midair. Finally, the 2017 Texas A&M football season has come to and end.

Global Media Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale
Author: 0 Titans won't have DeMarco Murray for regular-season finale

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry found the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense tough to crack in the early going on Sunday. Cole is struggling with a quad injury and is now listed as questionable, but with Jaelen Strong out and Allen Hurns also questionable this could be another big week for Keelan Cole , who has averaged 131 yards per game over the last three weeks.

Global Media Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says
Author: 0 Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says

The flight went down near Punta Islita in the Guanacaste province. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. Hidalgo published images of the crash site, showing flaming wreckage strewn across the terrain. Reuters reports the plane crashed in the mountainous region of Punta Islita, about 140 miles west of the capital of San José. The Costa Rican government reported that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area.

Global Media Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests
Author: 0 Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests

Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila publicly state he will not extend his power beyond a two-term constitutional limit. Kabila was required by the constitution to step down in December previous year when his mandate expired but an election to replace him has been repeatedly delayed and is now scheduled for December 2018.

Author: 0 Scholes lays into 'unfit' Pogba, blames Mourinho management

United have now drawn three league games in a row since losing to Bristol City in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup, in what has proved to be a damaging December for the Red Devils. The three draws we have to win, something has to change and we have to change to win. The striker collapsed to the ground immediately after getting struck in the back of his head and as medics raced to assist him, the atmosphere around Old Trafford was unbearably tense for the Belgian wasn't moving.

Global Media Did the Patriots just start Thermometergate with the Jets?
Author: 0 Did the Patriots just start Thermometergate with the Jets?

So there you have it. Tom Brady has at least one more reason he can claim to be the greatest of all-time. New York, which had recently extended the contracts of Head Coach Todd Bowles and GM Mike Maccagnan, was looking to place a roadblock in New England's plan for playoff home-field advantage.

Global Media Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills 15
Author: 0 Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills 15

Noor Ahmad Habibi, deputy spokesman for the governor, said around 13 other people were wounded. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Nangarhar where Daesh has a stronghold. That followed a Christmas Day attack, also claimed by Daesh, near an Afghan intelligence agency compound in the Afghan capital that left six civilians dead.

Global Media President Trump Condemns IS Attack on Egypt Church
Author: 0 President Trump Condemns IS Attack on Egypt Church

It added that one of its fighters had been killed. The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo in which 12 people were killed.

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Author: 0 "Multiple deputies down" in Douglas County, Colorado, sheriff's office says

The Denver News is reporting that there are reports of multiple deputies shot. We do not have any information on civilian casualties at this time. Residents are being asked to avoid the area. "DCSO is working an officer down call in the area of County Line Rd between Colorado Blvd and University Blvd". Authorities are asking everyone in the area to take shelter and avoid windows and exterior walls.

Global Media Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign
Author: 0 Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Confirming the development, BJP state unit president Shibun Lyngdoh said the four legislators include A.L. Hek of the Congress , Sanbor Shullai of the NCP and two Independents - Justine Dkhar and Robinus Syngkon. He also said that in the past he had written to the AICC for changing the leadership. Expressing confidence that the party will secure atleast 18 seats in the Khasi Hills region, Tynsong denied the allegations that NPP was a team B of BJP saying NPP has its own ideology, ...

Global Media OH workers will get pay boost from 2018 minimum wage increase
Author: 0 OH workers will get pay boost from 2018 minimum wage increase

With its increase, California is tied with MA for the third-highest statewide minimum wage in the country, according to data from the Labor Law Center . The highest wage belongs to Washington, D.C., where minimum-wage workers make $13.25. Florida's minimum wage will increase to $8.25 an hour Monday, 15 cents higher than the current rate.

Global Media It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets
Author: 0 It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets

Both posts belong to Hamas, an Islamist organization that runs the Gaza Strip. Israel has been demanding that Hamas return the bodies of two soldiers killed during the Gaza operation be returned to Israel but despite third-party intervention, no agreement is believed to be in sight.

Global Media Doug Jones officially wins! Alabama rejects homophobe Roy Moore's lawsuit
Author: 0 Doug Jones officially wins! Alabama rejects homophobe Roy Moore's lawsuit

Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. "This is not a Republican or Democrat issue as election integrity should matter to everyone", Mr Moore said. Most analysts chalk up Jones' win to a higher-than-expected turnout of black voters and younger voters who were disturbed by Moore's history of bigoted behavior and his discrimination against gay people and Muslims.

Global Media China Resists US Push to Blacklist Ships Caught Trading with N. Korea
Author: 0 China Resists US Push to Blacklist Ships Caught Trading with N. Korea

Without mentioning any specifics, the ministry said United Nations resolutions have imposed limits on North Korea's oil imports but haven't banned it altogether. The two security sources cited naval intelligence and satellite imagery of the vessels operating out of Russian Far Eastern ports on the Pacific but declined to disclose further details to Reuters , saying it was classified.

Global Media PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism
Author: 0 PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism

Its member states include Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, Brunei. "We welcome those born in the 21st century to the democratic system as they will become eligible voters". The concept of New India, Prime Minister Modi opined, is based on three pillars- Shanti, Ekta, and Sadbhavna. "I urge you to compile around five positive things from this year and share with me with '#PositiveIndia"; this will inspire others too".

Global Media Nawaz's 'Saudi visit plan' talk of the town
Author: 0 Nawaz's 'Saudi visit plan' talk of the town

Meanwhile, refuting the rumours regarding Shehbaz Sharif's sojourn in Saudi Arabia, the most powerful minister of Shehbaz Sharif-led Punjab cabinet, Rana Sanaullah had said that the younger Sharif's visit to Saudi Arabia did not carry any political motives as he went there just to resolve the problems that the Muslim Ummah were facing these days.

Global Media Random drawing back on, BOE chairman says in a tweet
Author: 0 Random drawing back on, BOE chairman says in a tweet

Simonds said Friday that she understands Cox's frustration with the delay, but she said Yancey "caused this delay by making an end-run around the rules". The Virginia Board of Elections said it will pick the winner's name in the Newport News-based 94th District next Thursday, unless a recount court decides to intervene.

Global Media Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured
Author: 0 Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and two personnel injured on Sunday in occupied Kashmir's Pulwama district, the paramilitary force said. Those wounded were rushed to a hospital and senior CRPF and police officers reached the camp, he added. Police has registered a case and started investigation, they said.

Global Media Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province
Author: 0 Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province

No group has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack. Trump has promised to make protecting beleaguered Christian communities overseas a priority for his administration. The assailant was also killed, he added. Two armed terrorists attacked the church shortly before Friday prayers. The health ministry said five people had been wounded, including two women who it said were in a serious condition.

Author: 0 Australian Diplomat's Tip a Factor in FBI's Russia Probe

The newspaper alleges the revelation came "during a night of heavy drinking" in London in May 2016. The Times says the revelation that a Trump campaign member may have had inside information about the hacking of Democratic emails helped to spark the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 George Weah: Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths

The final counting shows Weah polled a total of 722,185 votes representing 61.5 per cent, to defeat incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party (UP) who polled 457,579 which represents 28.5 per cent. Weah responded: "I am honoured to join a new generation of heads of state". "I have known him for a long time and I know presidency won't change him".

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