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Hardik Patel asks 'upset' Nitin Patel to leave BJP with 10 MLAs

Hardik Patel asks 'upset' Nitin Patel to leave BJP with 10 MLAs Speaking to reporters, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ( PAAS ) chief said, "If the BJP does not respect him, he should leave the party". Rupani maintained that no one was disappointed nor was there any disagreement even as Nitin Patel, who is generally media friendly, avoided media. [Full Article...]

Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY

Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY A property manager found 36-year-old Shanta Myers; her children, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers and 5-year-old Shanise Myers; and 22-year-old Brandi Mells in a basement apartment along the Hudson River, just north of Albany on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign

Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign As governor of IN, IN 2015, Pence signed a bill called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that "essentially legalized discrimination against homosexuals by businesses IN the state", the New Yorker reported . Pence's spokesman, Mark Lotter, told The New York Times previous year that the vice president does not support conversion therapy, and that his campaign statement was misinterprete... [Full Article...]

Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

Weah led the ticket for a coalition party, the Congress for Democratic Change, with Jewel Howard-Taylor as his vice presidential running mate. "We have a lot to do to accelerate the construction of Africa's future". Weah had run in the country's last two elections, winning the first round of the 2005 vote that eventually went to Sirleaf. The lawmaker, who also congratulated Weah, pointed out tha... [Full Article...]

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27 The Rev. Al Sharpton spoke outside the hospital Saturday morning confirming her death. There was also a call to remember Garner as a "human: a mother, daughter, sister, aunt". A New York City medical examiner said the cause of death was homicide caused by Pantaleo's "compression" of Garner's chest. Garner's mother, Esaw Snipes, tells the Daily News she's in a coma but there's a "glimpse of h... [Full Article...]

Victims identified in 'savage' murder in upstate NY

Victims identified in 'savage' murder in upstate NY The unit where the bodies were found is one of five in a home located in a residential neighborhood along the Hudson River's east bank, just north of Albany. Tedesco said it is likely that the family was targeted. I don't have the word, ' he said. They were discovered the day after Christmas by the property manager. [Full Article...]

IDF strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket hits Israeli community

Reports did not speak of any immediate injuries in the strikes, the first in over ten days. Whilst a number of rockets have been intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, several have landed in the populated areas of Sderot and south of Ashkelon. [Full Article...]

Iranians protest at corrupt clerics as inflation soars

The protests were mostly directed at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's government, the Nazar media network reported. Friday, December 29, 2017, courageous women and men in various cities across Iran took to the streets for the second consecutive day to protest skyrocketing prices of basic staples. [Full Article...]

Scientists Slam Trump Tweet on 'Good Old Global Warming'

Scientists Slam Trump Tweet on 'Good Old Global Warming' Mr Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record". President Donald Trump says the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming " with bitterly cold temperatures expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend. [Full Article...]

Two Egyptian Policeman Killed During Attack on Church

Egypt's state-run MENA news agency, citing an unnamed official at the Interior Ministry, said Friday's attack in the Helwan neighborhood was carried out by two assailants; one of them fled the scene and was being chased down. Also, the Italian Embassy in Egypt strongly condemned Friday's heinous attack in Helwan. A video circulated on social media after the attack appeared to show the dead gunma... [Full Article...]

Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election

Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election Senator-elect Doug Jones of Alabama says his victory marks a "new chapter for our state and the nation". "I will be an independent voice and work to find common ground with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to get Washington back on track and fight to make our country a better place for all", Jones said. [Full Article...]

Daughter of police victim declared brain dead

Daughter of police victim declared brain dead Garner, who named her newborn after her late father, has been an advocate for combating police brutality ever since his death in 2014. As of Thursday morning, she remained on life support. A lot of Twitter users have reached out to send prayers to Erica, including Bernie Sanders among others. In Staten Island, Garner's daughter led a protest in response to the grand jury's decision to not indict t... [Full Article...]

USA missions in Turkey set to resume full visa services

USA missions in Turkey set to resume full visa services However, it said Turkey had given no assurances to the U.S. about cases being processed by Turkish courts, and that it also had ongoing concerns about Turkish nationals undergoing court cases in the US. But a statement issued by Turkey denies giving the U.S. any such assurances. Ankara responded with an identical statement, imposing tit-for-tat travel restrictions, by issuing a statement through... [Full Article...]

Home and Away actor in critical condition after triple-fatal NSW crash

Home and Away actor in critical condition after triple-fatal NSW crash Home And Away star Jessica Falkholt is said to be fighting for her life, following a tragic auto crash which killed her parents. Jessica, 29, played the role of Hope Morrison in the long-running and popular Australian TV series, " Home and Away " in 2016. [Full Article...]

Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again

Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again In an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily, Gerasimov said that next year's developments in Syria will include "the completion of eliminating militants from Jabhat al-Nusra and its affiliates". "Instead of the New Syrian Army , mobile ISIS groups, like a jack in the box, carry out sabotage and terrorist attacks against Syrian troops and civilians from there", he said, noting that while t... [Full Article...]

States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week

States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week That is based on Australia's recent flu season. Nurse B.K. Morris gives a flu shot to Winifred Quinn during a news event about the flu vaccine September 17, 2015, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. People can get the flu vaccine from local providers. The flu vaccine includes protection for both viral strains. The vaccine only reduces the possibility of getting the flu; it does ... [Full Article...]

Municipalities Scramble to Accommodate Prepayment of 2018 Taxes

Municipalities Scramble to Accommodate Prepayment of 2018 Taxes More than 27 percent said they likely would increase college tax credits. Cuomo conceded that prepayment may be hard for some households, the outlet reported. on Thursday and 7 p.m. on Friday to accommodate those who want to pay in person. Orange Tax Collector Scott Randolph said the bill signed by President Donald Trump last week will have a sweeping impact on people's property tax b... [Full Article...]

Cold weather sets in; some shots at snow, but no certainties

Cold weather sets in; some shots at snow, but no certainties Overnight lows will bottom out in the single digits and low teens. Temperatures will average around 10 degrees on Thursday , with wind chill values as low as 25 below. Those bitter cold temperatures in the teens should hold for Friday and Saturday , with a chance for some snow showers on Saturday . A few more clouds drift in for Wednesday , and even with sunshine, temperatures are held in ... [Full Article...]

Pulwama encounter a setback for JeM

Pulwama encounter a setback for JeM In July 2017, after the Aripal encounter in which three JeM terrorists were killed, Tantray went underground and soon became the key man of the terror outfit in coordinating and organizing attacks at different places, he said. "There were inputs about presence of 2/3 terrorists near NH, planning to attack a convoy", he tweeted. Mr Vaid said that Tantray had been planning an attack on a convoy on... [Full Article...]

Police remove racist group's memorial to Minneapolis woman killed by Black cop

The tribute included candles, flowers, framed photos and cards that read, "United We Stand". Elder told the Minnesota Public Radio News , "We can not allow any memorial and anything like that to be put up at that location". "Period", reported the Star Tribune . "I condemn the perpetrators and their tactics in the strongest possible terms", Frey said. It was condemned by police and local ma... [Full Article...]


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