• Arunachal Pradesh: CM Nabam Tuki asked to prove majority on Saturday
Arunachal Pradesh: CM Nabam Tuki asked to prove majority on Saturday

With the Supreme Court embarrassing the BJP-led NDA regime by restoring status quo of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly as on December 15, thus reinstating the ousted Congress' Nabam Tuki government, the Central Government has said it will restrict its role and won't file a review petition in this regard.

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  • Michael Gove sacked as Justice Secretary by Prime Minister Theresa May
Michael Gove sacked as Justice Secretary by Prime Minister Theresa May

Michael Fallon, Jeremy Hunt, David Mundell and Alun Cairns are the only secretaries of state to stay in charge of their departments, while Jeremy Wright will continue to attend Cabinet as Attorney General. And in another new post announced on Wednesday, Liam Fox has been appointed as the new worldwide trade secretary. The most surprising inclusio...

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  • Justice Ginsburg's Criticism Of Trump Crossed The Line, Legal Experts Say
Justice Ginsburg's Criticism Of Trump Crossed The Line, Legal Experts Say

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, has assailed Ginsburg for speaking out on the 2016 presidential race, calling her disdainful remarks about his candidacy Ohighly inappropriateO and suggesting she owed other justices an apology.

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  • President Obama sends troops to South Sudan
President Obama sends troops to South Sudan

In the movie Airlift , the 48-year-old actor played Indian businessman Ranjit Katyal, who lead the the evacuation of his countrymen based in Kuwait during the invasion by Saddam Hussein's Iraq. "If there was anyone hunting for them, they could find them", Kiir said. A United Nations agency said on Thursday that it has started relocating "non-cri...

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  • Oscar Pistorius gets six years for Reeva Steenkamp murder
Oscar Pistorius gets six years for Reeva Steenkamp murder

Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced Pistorius to six years in prison, saying says the mitigating factors outweigh aggravating ones, which justify deviating from the minimum sentence of 15 years for murder . "He is a fallen hero", Masipa said. The sentencing for Oscar Pistorius , 29, has been finalized. The jurist added that there exists "subst...

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  • US Defense Secretary Ash Carter in Baghdad
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter in Baghdad

Over 200 US troops, backed by additional American air power and a shipment of heavy weapons, were ordered into Iraq earlier this year to support the Mosul offensive, which administration officials had hoped would be under Iraqi control by the end of the year.

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  • Egypt FM visits Israel after 10-year break
Egypt FM visits Israel after 10-year break

Despite worldwide efforts, including a concerted push in recent years by Secretary of State John Kerry, both sides have rebuffed external pressure to resume talks, each accusing the other of responsibility for the stall. There was speculation in Israel that it might be preferable to wait for a new USA administration and not sign an MOU with the cur...

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  • Kerry to offer Russia military coordination on Syria
Kerry to offer Russia military coordination on Syria

Syria efforts, marks a significant shift in U.S. strategy. The group is primarily attacking the Assad regime, which is allied with the Kremlin. Airstrikes continue to hit Aleppo despite a nationwide cease-fire that remains in effect until 1 a.m.

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  • Aftermath of deadly truck attack in Nice, France
Aftermath of deadly truck attack in Nice, France

Mr Hollande led a wave of tributes from world leaders saying: " France has been hit by a tragedy once again". At least 60 were killed in the attack , and the truck was " loaded with arms and grenades " regional president Christian Estrosi tells the AP.

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  • Cher takes aim at new foreign secretary, Boris Johnson
Cher takes aim at new foreign secretary, Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond, the former Foreign Secretary, has been made the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Amber Rudd is Home Secretary, and Eurosceptic David Davis has been made the new Brexit secretary. British papers widely reported today how Johnson has had to apologize in the past for referring to Africans as "piccaninnies" with " watermelon smiles " and ...

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  • Fresno Police Release Graphic Body-Cam Video of Unarmed Teen Shot
Fresno Police Release Graphic Body-Cam Video of Unarmed Teen Shot

Then, after 15 seconds, another officer walked up to Noble with a shotgun and finished him off, according to the claim, which you can read here . The footage shows Noble ignoring several police commands to stand still and keep his hands up.

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  • Asian shares within reach of 2016 peak as risk appetite improves
Asian shares within reach of 2016 peak as risk appetite improves

Japanese shares rallied and the yen fell after elections spurred bets for more stimulus. Still, market players say huge uncertainty remains, including on May's approach to negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union and on whether she will call a general election to cement her authority.

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  • Britain's new PM May assembles cabinet
Britain's new PM May assembles cabinet

He added: "Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it", Cameron claimed. She has been Home Secretary for six years, a tough post that requires tenacity. May is Queen Elizabeth's 13th prime minister in a line that started with Winston Churchill. May is the second female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, also a Conservative polit...

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  • Boris Johnson's long record of insults, gaffes
Boris Johnson's long record of insults, gaffes

Speaking about a case of a 21-year-old woman from North London, who was sentenced to 21 months in jail for plotting to join the PKK terror group, Johnson said , "My sympathies are very much with the PKK and the Peshmerga and I hope that the legal system will reflect that, and that she gets sensible treatment rather than some absurd punishment".

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  • CNN's Blitzer Presses Hillary on E-Mails; She Sticks To Discredited Talking Points
CNN's Blitzer Presses Hillary on E-Mails; She Sticks To Discredited Talking Points

It was almost five hours into the hearing before Comey was asked about the bureau's investigation of the Clinton Foundation, which reportedly concerns how the foundation's interests, and the interests of its contributors, intersected with decisions made by Clinton during her 2009 to 2013 tenure as secretary of state.

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  • Car Bomb Kills Seven North of Baghdad, Second Bombing in Two Days
Car Bomb Kills Seven North of Baghdad, Second Bombing in Two Days

Asal, like numerous other injured survivors from the attack, returned to the scene of the bombing in the arms of her father to light candles in memory of those who died, the Daily Mail reports. IS claimed a massive truck bombing in downtown Baghdad last week that killed 292 people, making it among the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the 2003 US...

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  • Deaths in vehicle bomb market attack near Baghdad
Deaths in vehicle bomb market attack near Baghdad

It is Obama's second USA troop increase in Iraq in the last three months, and it brings the total US force authorization there to 4,647. US commanders plan to use the base, Qayara Airfield West, as a staging area to provide logistical support to Iraqi forces as they try to retake Mosul.

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  • New Prime Minister decides new cabinet
New Prime Minister decides new cabinet

Liam Fox will be taking up the newly formed post of International Trade minister, a position that reflects the need to build stronger trade ties with non-EU countries such as China and India after the Brexit vote. European Union leaders, still reeling from Britain's decision to become the first country to leave the bloc in its 60-year history, pr...

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  • Patriots' Brady loses Deflategate appeal, suspension stands
Patriots' Brady loses Deflategate appeal, suspension stands

A Supreme Court battle could take years to resolve, but Brady and the NFLPA would likely request a stay to allow Brady to play. While several judges have doubted the quality of the evidence against Brady and the Patriots, the 2nd Circuit panel that upheld the suspension ruled that the league's collective bargaining agreement gave Commission...

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  • 29 jihadi rebels killed during battles for key route in Syria's Aleppo
29 jihadi rebels killed during battles for key route in Syria's Aleppo

Syrian regime forces cut off the last road into rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Thursday, effectively laying siege to eastern portions of the city just a day after the Syrian army announced a 72-hour ceasefire, Reuters reported . In that same 72-hour period, dozens were killed and injured by rebel shelling in the government-held parts of Aleppo ...

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