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3 dead, many injured as Vasco Da Gama Express derailed in UP

3 dead, many injured as Vasco Da Gama Express derailed in UP Again train derailment continues, 13 coaches of the Vasco Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derailed near Uttar Pradesh Banda early on Friday. According to Allahabad Zone ADG SN Sawat, the two of the three deceased passengers have been identified as Ram Swarup Patel and his son Dipak Patel, residents of Betia in West Champaran district of Bihar. [Full Article...]

Meyer: Tennessee Vols have contacted Schiano about head coaching job

Meyer: Tennessee Vols have contacted Schiano about head coaching job Documents revealed in 2016 allege that Schiano knew about the abuse carried out by defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, though Schiano denies this . Was Schiano being considered throughout the coaching search? Schiano, 51, was out of coaching for two years, and he has spent the past two seasons as Urban Meyer's assistant head coach and defensive coordinator with the Buckeyes. [Full Article...]

Kerala 'love jihad': Hadiya arrives in Delhi ahead of SC hearing

Kerala 'love jihad': Hadiya arrives in Delhi ahead of SC hearing Asokan of TV Puram, Vaikom, Kottayam district. "Bindu Sampath has approached the apex court seeking an NIA probe into the alleged forced conversion of their daughter and as well as in the other reported instances of love jihad, as a mode of indoctrination/recruitment into terrorist and anti-national activities, taking place across Kerala as well as the rest of the country". [Full Article...]

Argentina navy says missing sub was in good condition

Argentina navy says missing sub was in good condition Argentine Navy officials embrace inside the Mar de Plata Naval Base after Argentina's Navy announced that a sound detected during the search for the missing ARA San Juan submarine is consistent with that of an explosion, in Mar de Plata, Argentina on November 23. [Full Article...]

British cities can't compete as 2023 Capital of Culture host — European Union

British cities can't compete as 2023 Capital of Culture host — European Union European countries take it in turns to be awarded the title of European Capital of Culture each year. "We would be very grateful if this decision could be reconsidered to allow Dundee to participate in the European Capital of Culture 2023 bid". [Full Article...]

Direct centre to begin session, Ram Nath Kovind urged

Direct centre to begin session, Ram Nath Kovind urged After facing intense criticism from the Congress-led Opposition for delaying the Winter Session of Parliament, the Government on Friday finally announced the dates. The major bills expected to be introduced include one to ban triple talaq, Mr Kumar said. It would be holidays on December 25 and 26 for Christmas. The BJP, however, rejected the Congress's tirade as a "chorus of baseless allegations... [Full Article...]

United States calls for arrest of released LeT leader Hafiz Saeed

United States calls for arrest of released LeT leader Hafiz Saeed Saeed was set free from house arrest after the Pakistan government rejected to extend his arrest in any case. The court said that government has failed to provide enough evidences against Saeed. "Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been punished for forsaking Kashmiris. He wanted friendship with India and completely ignored the Kashmir cause", he asserted. [Full Article...]

Duterte cancels communist peace talks

Duterte cancels communist peace talks Former NDFP peace panel chairman Luis Jalandoni said for scrapping the talks, Duterte "must answer to the Filipino people who long for a just ad lasting peace by addressing the roots of the armed conflict" waged by the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People's Army for nearly 50 years. [Full Article...]

MS-13 beheaded man in Maryland 10 years after Newark schoolyard slaying

MS-13 beheaded man in Maryland 10 years after Newark schoolyard slaying Lopez-Abrego, a citizen of El Salvador who is in the United States illegally, was charged with first-degree murder on Wednesday morning. "The victim had been stabbed over one-hundred times, decapitated, dismembered, and his heart had been excised from his chest and thrown into the grave", court papers said. [Full Article...]

Downtown Lawrence merchants ready for Small Business Saturday

Downtown Lawrence merchants ready for Small Business Saturday While Small Business Saturday originated as a counterpoint to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Adams said downtown Lawrence tends to attract shoppers on Black Friday anyway. But Mueller said the competition for locally-owned businesses with retail chains and online shopping houses is fierce. Many shops will offer customers refreshments and special discounts on Saturday . [Full Article...]

Memories, tradition drive sales of live Christmas trees

Memories, tradition drive sales of live Christmas trees Part of the problem is that the recession 10 years ago led growers to plant fewer trees, and now, 10 years later, there aren't enough. "Now our kids are older, have kids of their own and are going with their kids". They don't know a stranger. The most popular look on Pinterest for hanging wall Christmas trees sees people putting several pieces of wood on their walls, in decreasing size, to creat... [Full Article...]

Hafiz Saeed walks free, says he will fight for 'Kashmir cause'

Hafiz Saeed walks free, says he will fight for 'Kashmir cause' Mr. Awan said that the government's lawyers had repeatedly argued in court that Mr. Saeed was a threat to public safety and that his release could lead to global penalties for Pakistan for not moving against terrorism financing. "It is because of Kashmir that India is after me", he said, the report said. The court, in response to this argument had asked the government to send an official and exp... [Full Article...]

'Heat stain from metal object' detected in search for missing Argentine submarine

'Heat stain from metal object' detected in search for missing Argentine submarine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi has dashed hopes that they could have found the country's missing submarine, saying that the sounds which they have detected in the South Atlantic were not from the lost vessel. Photos of ARA San Juan provided by Argentine Navy. Balbi said the shipman had described it as the beginning of a failure. The Argentine military has also been working with a U.S. [Full Article...]

A MONTH'S Worth Of Rain Could Hit Britain In Just ONE Day

A MONTH'S Worth Of Rain Could Hit Britain In Just ONE Day There will be delays on the roads and rail with outbreaks of heavy rain that will add to the hard travel conditions. The Met Office has included Derry in a list of places in the North expected to be hit with heavy rain on Wednesday. Strong winds of 50mph - even up to 70mph - are likely to cause a stir across the county. Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey time... [Full Article...]

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges With Nassar now being held accountable for his crimes, three of his victims and their lawyers demanded additional accountability from officials who were aware of prior accusations. Olympic gold medalists Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney accused Nassar of sexually abused them when they were teenagers. A handcuffed and seemingly gaunt Nassar appeared in court in an orange prison jumpsuit. [Full Article...]

Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme

Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme The meme had a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May in conversation. "Although the handle @Yuvadesh is run by youth volunteers and not by @iyc, we do not approve of such humour and apologise". [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Three militants, one soldier killed in separate encounters

Kashmir: Three militants, one soldier killed in separate encounters When the troops were closing in on the target, they came under a heavy fire from the hiding militants. In another operation in the neighbouring Kupwara area, a special forces soldier was killed in a continuing gun battle, police said. He said an army man and a militant were killed and two army personnel injured in the gunfight. A soldier was martyred on Tuesday in two gunfights in Jammu and... [Full Article...]

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest The Pakistan government failed to provide any evidence to the court as for why Hafiz Saeed was kept under house arrest. In October, the board had allowed a 30-day extension to the detention of Saeed which will expire next week. Stating that the release of Saeed could lead to the imposition of worldwide sanctions on Pakistan, an official of the Punjab Home Department told the review board, "We pl... [Full Article...]

Iranian Hacker Charged in HBO Breach

Iranian Hacker Charged in HBO Breach On Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney's office in NY announced charges against an Iranian national who stands accused of hacking into the network's servers. Starting in May 2017, Mesri conducted " online reconnaissance of HBO's computer networks and employees " and " searched for access points to the network ", the indictment said. [Full Article...]

Mubi attack: Death toll rises to 50

Mubi attack: Death toll rises to 50 No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. The latest Global Terrorism Index, published last week, said that deaths attributed to Boko Haram in 2016 fell by 80 percent. ReutersAdamawa state in northeastern Nigeria have now been liberated from Boko Haram by government forces, but many buildings, homes, churches and schools have been destroyed and sporadic attacks continue. [Full Article...]


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