Jets Grounded for Christmas: Patriots Fly in 13th Victory

25 Dec, 2016

It's not always easy, especially in this environment. Just watching him over the years, I have a lot of confidence in him and hopefully he can add something. The only constant the Jets have achieved on offense is the fact that they've been constantly bad each week. Not only are they losing, now they are fighting.


Deadly Explosion Takes Place At Mexico City Fireworks Market

21 Dec, 2016

This isn't the first time fireworks have destroyed parts of the San Pablito market. The scene remained risky and he asked people not to come within 3 miles to avoid danger or hampering the emergency response. Tultepec is known for its fireworks industry and annually holds the National Pyrotechnic Festival. Puente told the Associated Press that nearby homes were also damaged and that people should not come within 3 miles of the site.


Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt

18 Dec, 2016

Michal Zurovec, spokesman for the Czech finance ministry, made known the Cuban offer on Thursday and said that the government preferred Cuba to pay at least a part of the $276m debt in cash. It defaulted on much of it in the 1980s. Most pharmaceuticals cannot be used as payment because of stringent European Union regulations. It's not the first time a country has offered to pay its debts in goods instead.


Cold Temperatures Hit The Region Wednesday

17 Dec, 2016

With this, we'll also see increasing chances for snow, with a few disturbances expected to track through the region Monday through Wednesday. Bunker said there's about a 30% chance for snow Wednesday night, with temperatures holding steady in the 20s for Thursday.


China: Trump's Taiwan comments spark 'serious concern'

13 Dec, 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump's willingness to test China's red line on Taiwan has the region braced for a lose-lose scenario where the world's two economic superpowers take tit-for-tat swipes at each other. China considers any reference to a separate Taiwanese head of state to be a grave insult. "You have North Korea". You have North Korea, you have nuclear weapons, and China could solve that problem.


Brent Crude Oil rose over $54 a barrel on OPEC deal

07 Dec, 2016

The development also triggered frenzied trading, with Brent futures trading volumes for February and March expiry hitting record volumes. "This is an agreement to cap production levels, not export levels", British bank Barclays said. Opec, which accounts for a third of global oil supply, will reduce production starting in January by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), or over 3 per cent, to 32.5 million bpd.


Jeff Fisher Can't Find Red Flag To Challenge Play

05 Dec, 2016

The Rams are 4-7 in their first season since relocating from St. Louis. L.A. "Fisher is approaching Dan Reeves" all-time mark of 165 career losses. According to a Sunday morning report from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com , the Los Angeles Rams have finally done what many have speculated - or dreaded depending who you are - throughout the better part of the 2016-2017 season.


Iraqi army troops seize back four villages north of Daesh-held Mosul

04 Dec, 2016

Iraqi troops waging a six-week-old offensive against the militants controlling Mosul have advanced into eastern city districts. "They can't hold territory for long", the source said. It is nearly three times the figure for October, when the government launched a major offensive to retake the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State.


How BJP regained lost ground in Gujarat a year after Patidar agitation

03 Dec, 2016

Of the 126 seats that went to polls, the Vapi and Kanakpur-Kansad municipalities in South Gujarat and mid-term polls in Gondal taluka panchayat in Saurashtra were crucial, and the BJP won all three. Elections were held for 3,705 seats spread over the 147 municipal councils and 17 nagar panchayats. "This move is also likely to have helped BJP in the semi-urban areas", an observer said.


Man United, Southampton into English League Cup semifinals

02 Dec, 2016

Southampton beat a largely second-string Arsenal team 2-0 in the other quarterfinal match to complete a lineup for the last four that also includes Liverpool and Hull, who were winners on Tuesday. West Ham's woes continued when Michail Antonio then came off with an injury to add to Aaron Cresswell's departure just before the break before Martial extended the home side's advantage with his second of the evening.


Tomi Lahren and Trevor Noah Make Nice on Twitter

02 Dec, 2016

There are so many ways in which this woman's ignorance slip is showing, but I'm thankful that I don't have to write about most them here, because Noah does such an awesome job holding her accountable for the things she says. She even tried arguing that she couldn't possibly be racist because she "doesn't see color", after reciting racist statistics about black men. "For someone who's not racist, you have to spend a lot of time saying you're not racist", Noah aptly pointed out ...


Bad weather halts Aleppo air strikes, fighting continues

02 Dec, 2016

An airstrike killed 25 civilians Tuesday. The White Helmets rescue group published pictures of the attack's aftermath, showing an apocalyptic scene with bodies, pieces of flesh, and suitcases strewn across the street. The Syrian government pushed its way into the 17-square-mile enclave over the weekend, making its first territorial gain in the area since the opposition fighters seized it in 2012.


Pro-asylum seeker protesters force suspension of Australian parliament

02 Dec, 2016

It comes a day after parliament was suspended when protesters glued their hands to railing in the public gallery. Some superglued their hands to the public viewing gallery railings as security tried to remove them, with guards using hand sanitiser to help peel them free, television images showed.


Syrian troops push into rebel-held east Aleppo

01 Dec, 2016

Syria's former economic capital and industrial hub lies at a strategic commercial crossroads near the border with Turkey. The hold out by the rebels in eastern Aleppo has served as a rallying cry for other anti-Assad rebel groups that have looked at their resistance as a sign that the Syrian military was vulnerable on the battlefield.


Acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker

29 Nov, 2016

With almost 60,000 students at its main Columbus campus, Ohio State is one of the nation's largest universities. The attack began Monday morning around 10 a.m. OSU officials said during a 4pm press conference that a total of 11 people were hospitalized with either stab wounds or injuries suffered when Artan rammed a crowd with a vehicle.


Trump denounces flag burning, Twitter points out it is constitutional

29 Nov, 2016

Trump's tweet also casually suggests that citizens should lose their citizenship as a "penalty" for such acts", Vladeck said. Duffy (R-WI) said that "the court is probably right that we want to protect those people who want to protest, and their right to actually demonstrate with disgracing our flag, even though so many of us who love our country and love our flag object to it".


First woman to become Australia's highest ranking judge

29 Nov, 2016

The Queenslander quit school at the age of 15 and began working as a legal secretary before studying law part-time through the barristers admission board. Women Lawyers Association of Queensland President Cassandra Heilbronn says Justice Kiefel is regarded as a true pioneer for women in the industry. The High Court now consists of three women on the seven-judge bench including Justice Michelle Gordon .


Shilpa Shetty gets trolled for misinterpreting 'Animal Farm'

29 Nov, 2016

She listed the allegorical Animal Farm , thought to be a critique of Stalinism, with the Harry Potter books (newly included in the ICSE syllabus), the Lord of the Rings series and Little Women . Similarly, another user tweeted, " Fifty Shades of Grey is an unbelievable coloring book". This did not go well with the Twitterati and they started a trend #ShilpaShettyReviews .


Asian markets mixed amid fears over oil, Italy's referendum

29 Nov, 2016

The three indexes closed higher for three weeks in a row, with the S&P 500 notching its seventh record close since November 8. The drop in oil prices is hitting U.S. This helped push the STOXX Europe 600 Index up 0.16 percent in early trades, though it heading back towards parity by 1145 GMT. "Oil prices are likely to remain choppy, fluctuating in tandem with news flow", it said in a report.


Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya: UN official

25 Nov, 2016

Begum, now staying at the Kutupalong camp in southern Bangladesh, told CNN several women in her village were raped by regime soldiers. "At least 1,000 Rohingya have entered into Bangladesh; many of them have taken shelter inside the refugee camps", a resident of a Rohingya camp in Ukhita told BenarNews on the condition of anonymity, referring to the latest influx.


US Service Member Killed in Syria

25 Nov, 2016

The incident, which took place on Thanksgiving, occurred near Ayn Issa, north of ISIS' self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa. The Pentagon usually waits 24 hours before releasing the name of a casualty to ensure proper notification to the service member's family.


Barack Obama Will Give President-Elect Space But Will Also Defend US Ideas

25 Nov, 2016

During his press conference at the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima , Obama advised the world to "take a wait and see approach" to Trump's proposals. Ryan says Democrats lost economy focus: Rep. Tim Ryan, the Ohio Democrat challenging House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for her post, faulted Pelosi for focusing too narrowly on issues like Zika virus funding in the lead-up to the election.


Aid workers: Hundreds more Myanmar Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

25 Nov, 2016

Bangladesh has stepped up border patrols and sent many Rohingya back. Violence in northern Rakhine state, which shares a border with Bangladesh, has been escalating over the past few weeks, with the Myanmar military increasing its clampdown.


Protests against Trump continue all over the U.S.

25 Nov, 2016

Demonstrators carried signs in English and Spanish saying things like "Hate won't make us great", and chanted, "We are here to stay". Despite calls from political leaders on all sides to come together, thousands of demonstrators have poured onto the streets in many major United States cities and beyond.


China currency dips to lowest level versus dollar in 8 years

25 Nov, 2016

Major powers will build up foreign-currency reserves in yuan, and yuan-denominated financial instruments will begin to appear on world markets. Chinese policymakers have been unfazed by the yuan's recent slide, but are ready to slow its descent for fear of fanning capital flight if the currency falls too quickly through the psychologically important 7-per-dollar level, policy advisers said.


NATO criticizes new Russian missiles near Poland, Lithuania

25 Nov, 2016

Putin said he and Trump had not set a date for a personal summit, but he noted that their representatives will be meeting soon. "As for a reset , we can only agree with the president-elect because this word has embarrassed itself, since the consequences of that reset are not the ones we would like to see", Peskov said.


Obama Unsure Whether He'll Criticize Trump After Leaving Office

25 Nov, 2016

But in a press conference Sunday in Peru, Obama was asked whether he would follow the tradition of not publicly criticizing his successor. The New York Times reports that Obama made similar remarks about speaking out against Trump in a speech last week to Organizing for Action, the nonprofit group focused on supporting his agenda.


Chinese yuan breaks 12-day losing streak

25 Nov, 2016

Tuesday's correction is in line with market expectations that a sharp, sustained yuan depreciation against the dollar is unlikely, given that the country enjoys solid economic fundamentals, a current account surplus and abundant forex reserves.


Iran warns of reaction to renewal of decades-old sanction

24 Nov, 2016

Many members of the U.S. Congress had expressed deep concern about the deal, warning that Tehran could evade inspections and use the money from sanction relief to destabilize the region. "President-elect Trump deserves the opportunity to assess United States policy toward Iran without your administration imposing or implementing additional measures that could complicate the incoming administration's ability to develop its policy", they added.


Stephen Port: Serial killer guilty of murdering three men

24 Nov, 2016

The jury has yet to reach a verdict on other charges, including the murder of of Anthony Walgate. Mr Taylor's parents and sisters wept in court as the guilty verdicts were delivered, but Port did not react. "We would like to hear from anybody who provided information to the police about Port, or any of his victims, between 19 June 2014 and 15 October 2015", she said via a statement today.



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