• Bermuda Senate Votes to End Same-Sex Marriage
Bermuda Senate Votes to End Same-Sex Marriage

All that remains is for the governor to sign it. The two men whose battle to Wednesday in Bermuda led to the landmark ruling that same-sex couples can marry in the British Overseas Territory are crying shame on Parliament's move to take away that right.

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  • Zuma told to pay back the money for Madonsela state capture challenge
Zuma told to pay back the money for Madonsela state capture challenge

Importantly, the court found that the tax payer can not be burdened with paying the costs of the unreasonable and unnecessary litigation.The costs of the litigation are to be calculated from 14 October 2016. Meanwhile, EFF general secretary Godrich Gardee welcomed the judgment. Madonsela said she was happy that the judiciary dismissed the review ...

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  • PM Narendra Modi Dedicates Scorpene-Class Submarine Ins Kalvari To The Nation
PM Narendra Modi Dedicates Scorpene-Class Submarine Ins Kalvari To The Nation

It is named after the first Foxtort-class submarine - INS Kalvari - which was inducted into the Navy on December 8, 1967. The commissioning of its indigenous version comes days after the force observed the gold. He said India was playing a crucial role in confronting "all challenges emanating from the high seas, be it terrorism, piracy, narcotics...

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  • Anderson Cooper swears he wasn't behind tweet calling Trump 'pathetic loser'
Anderson Cooper swears he wasn't behind tweet calling Trump 'pathetic loser'

After Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winning in Alabama's election on Tuesday, Trump tweeted about why he didn't originally endorse Moore, and why it was the right decision. "Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against him!" Explanations aside, the social media response was critical. The 50-year-old CNN host's tweet was deleted...

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  • 11-Year-Old Girl Handcuffed At Gunpoint By Michigan Police
11-Year-Old Girl Handcuffed At Gunpoint By Michigan Police

Although her mother was present at the scene, the cops proceeded to point a gun at 11-year-old Honestie Hodge , told her to raise her hands and walk backwards to the wall, patted her down, placed her in handcuffs and then threw her in the back of a police cruiser.

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  • Muslim Nations Converge, Call Trump's Jerusalem Decision 'Null and Void'
Muslim Nations Converge, Call Trump's Jerusalem Decision 'Null and Void'

The organization was founded in 1969 and has 55 member states. "This decision unmasked the true face of the United States and entangled its allies in the region in a hard situation; this decision has widespread consequences", Shahab said.

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  • Winter-weather advisory issued with snow in tonight's forecast
Winter-weather advisory issued with snow in tonight's forecast

Two to three inches of snow are forecast for late tonight into early tomorrow morning, according to the weather service. More snow is possible Friday night , but that too, is expected to be "more hit or miss", he said. Right now, very little, if any, snow accumulation is expected. Saturday morning the snow showers and flurries ling...

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  • 12 special courts for criminal trial of lawmakers soon
12 special courts for criminal trial of lawmakers soon

The number of courts "has been calculated on the basis of the 11th Finance Commission analysis that one such court can dispose of 165 cases per annum", said the government. The top five States with the highest number of MLAs facing criminal cases are Maharashtra (160), followed by Uttar Pradesh (143), Bihar (141), West Bengal (107), and Kerala (8...

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  • New Lt. Gov. To Keep Senate Seat
New Lt. Gov. To Keep Senate Seat

That choice quickly triggered major constitutional questions of how she'll be replaced and partisan bickering about the ramifications for the state Senate, where Republicans now hold a one-seat majority. Gov. Tina Smith will fill the Senate seat to be vacated by Sen. But her previous decision not to run for governor had raised questions about wheth...

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  • Geminids meteor shower peaking overnight
Geminids meteor shower peaking overnight

However, this year the moon is a waning crescent and won't rise until early morning, around 3 a.m. But there's another reason why the Geminids are special. The Geminids can be seen all around the world. The meteors will appear to radiate from the constellation Gemini , which is in between the constellations Taurus and Cancer - but if you're not ...

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  • Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar
Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar

The 1923 law carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years. The journalists allegedly planned "to send important security documents regarding security forces in Rakhine state to foreign agencies overseas", according to the government's Myanmar Press Council.

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  • Giancarlo Stanton called Derek Jeter's bluff, so now he's a Yankee
Giancarlo Stanton called Derek Jeter's bluff, so now he's a Yankee

Aaron Boone, manager of the New York Yankees , talks with members of the media at the MLB baseball winter meetings Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Jeter, whose number is retired by the Yankees, scoffed at the suggestion that he wanted to help his former club, which is backed up by the fact that he and the team have had barely any relation...

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  • Shots fired at Penn State satellite campus
Shots fired at Penn State satellite campus

A man was the shooter, according to our sources, who fatally shot a woman. The shooting occurred in a parking lot and the suspect is believed to be the estranged husband of the victim. "Our entire Penn State community is profoundly saddened by the tragedy at the Beaver campus". The initial report said 15 shots were fired and multiple ambulances...

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  • Okinawa boy injured after window falls off US Marine chopper
Okinawa boy injured after window falls off US Marine chopper

Residents complain about what they see as the unfair burden they carry in supporting the US military presence in Japan. On Dec. 7, a small cylindrical object crashed onto the roof of the Midorigaoka nursery school from a US military helicopter.

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  • 2nd NYC Islamic Terrorist Was Also Diversity Visa Lottery Baby
2nd NYC Islamic Terrorist Was Also Diversity Visa Lottery Baby

The detained suspect from Monday's attack gained entry to the country as a result of chain migration initiated by a relative, who received a visa and ultimately became a United States citizen through the visa lottery program. The president urged Congress to prioritize national security and immigrants who are able to contribute to the economy over...

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  • Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses
Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses

The report suggested that up to 20,000 people are now being held in Libyan detention centers for migrants, where they face torture, forced labor, extortion, and even unlawful killings. European governments have provided technical support to the Libyan Department for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM), which is responsible for running the detenti...

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  • 4 officers hailed as heroes for stopping NYC pipe bomb suspect
4 officers hailed as heroes for stopping NYC pipe bomb suspect

A state court also charged Ullah with terror offences yesterday. Ullah's radicalization began as far back as 2014, the complaint says. Ullah became radicalised after he began watching pro-Isil material online in 2014 and carried out his attack because he was angry over U.S.

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  • Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race
Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

A former party chairman formed the Alabama Democratic Majority to raise money and recruit candidates, and Jones was among those publicly supportive of the effort. At the center of the special election was fiery Christian conservative Roy Moore - "Judge Moore" to his supporters. She said they also have many friends who are black.

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  • Open Enrollment for Healthcare Marketplace Closes Friday
Open Enrollment for Healthcare Marketplace Closes Friday

In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for financial assistance through HealthCare.gov got a message saying they would likely be eligible to buy a health plan, "but none are available to you in your area". With the last week of open enrollment upon us, the staff at the exchange continues to build relationships with st...

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  • First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning
First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning

Miraculously though it managed to stay alight for eight days . He said everyone in the community can take part in the mitzvah or good deed by spreading the light themselves. "I get to go up in the lift every year and look down at the crowd and see everybody just waiting for the light to be lit and that anticipation and that collective yearning, ...

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