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Inauguration Trump: US president-elect promises a great show

In the past, new administrations have granted extensions to ambassadors on a case-by-case basis, especially those who have school-going children, for weeks or months. without Senate-confirmed envoys for months in critical nations like Germany, Canada, and Britain, The Times reported . A senior Trump transition official said there was no ill will in the move, describing it as a simple matter of ensuring that Mr.

Opinion polls divided on 2017 election outcome in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab

While some findings bear similarity, a closely fought contest can not be completely ruled out. The BJP is seems to be in upbeat today as few hours after the Election Commission of India announcing election schedule for five assemblies, the India Today- Axis My India pre-poll predicted the absolute majority for the party in the largest state Uttar Pradesh .

Escaped inmate sought by MA State Police has been caught

They did not immediately release any other details. Trooper Joseph Merrick saw Morales near Route 28, State Police said. The crime was committed while he was out on bail on child rape charges in MA, reports CBS Boston . "In a news release sent to 22News, the Federal Bureau of Investigation says that a 5'10" tall black man with a mustache exhausted to rob the Bank of America branch at 772 Massachusetts Avenue.

Adam Kinzinger: Trump 'Absolutely' Wrong for Assange Tweet

On New Year's Eve, Trump said he would reveal on Tuesday or Wednesday information he has about the hacking "that other people don't know". "If a nominee for a critical job doesn't understand what the Russians are up to, I'll have hard time believing they have the judgment to do their job".

Firearm found in vehicle of man shot by police on M62 motorway

Local councillor Gemma Wilson said she had seen five or six police cars on the roundabout and a Mercedes E class and a Jaguar at the centre of the incident. Officers said that the incident was not terror-related but came as a response to information relating to possession of a firearm. West Yorkshire Police have confirmed the incident is legitimate and is taking place right now.

Istanbul terror attack: American shot in club survived thanks to phone

The attacker allegedly used a rapid-fire rifle to kill a policeman and a bystander before entering the club, where roughly 600 people - many of them foreigners - gathered for a New Year's Eve celebration. "You just have to stay as calm as you can", he told the news outlet. "I took a bullet". He said: "We were setting up for New Year's and then I got the phone call".

China considering strong measures to contain Taiwan

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump angered China this month when he spoke to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent and cast doubt on his incoming administration's commitment to Beijing's "one China" policy. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said her government would not rule out additional spending next year to expand basic infrastructure work and boost domestic demand, as part of an active, fiscal policy for reviving the island economy.

JonBenet Ramsey's brother files $750 million defamation lawsuit

In October, Burke Ramsey filed a separate $150M suit against Dr. Werner Spitz , who appeared on The Case Of giving an interview to CBS Detroit in which he said of Burke's involvement in the killing, "If you really, really use your free time to think about this case, you can not come to a different conclusion".

Inside Story - What's behind Japan's overwork deaths?

Tadashi Ishii offered his "heartfelt apology" Wednesday and said he'd offer his resignation to Dentsu's board in January; he apologized to Takahashi's family in person on Sunday, per the Japan Times . Government officials have vowed to tackle the problem, setting a goal to reduce those working more than 60 hours a week from around 9 percent to just 5 percent of the population by 2020, and encouraging more people to take the average 20 vacation days they're allotted each year.

United States set to move against Russian Federation over vote meddling

Talking Points Memo notes that the Obama administration is also working to make sure that Trump's White House can not roll back any of the actions that Obama takes against Russian Federation at this time. They assumed Clinton would win the election, and there was concern that President-elect Donald Trump - already making claims of a rigged election - would use any Obama administration actions to bolster his claims.

Seal rampaging in Tasmania

There are small waterways dotted around Newstead, however the suburb is about 50 kilometres inland - suggesting the seal had a long trek from its usual habitat. Residents were advised to steer clear of the animal to avoid agitating it. Average adult male fur seals in Australia weigh about 500 pounds to 800 pounds, according to the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service.

China lodges protest over Taiwan content in USA defense bill

China, however, has always considered the use of force to bring Taiwan back under its control. Taiwan has said the aircraft carrier skirted waters outside its eastern air defence identification zone. The Liaoning aircraft carrier has taken part in previous exercises, including in the South China Sea, but China is years away from perfecting carrier operations similar to those the United States has practiced for decades.

The 5 best reactions to the Browns' first win of the season

The Browns are 1-14 and finish the season next Sunday, Jan. 1, at Pittsburgh. That included the Indians, who gave the Browns a shoutout. Rivers had the only turnover in the football game, an interception in the second quarter by cornerback Jamar Taylor .

What's open, closed this Christmas?

Victoria Scipione, a spokesperson for Toys R Us , said stores will be open nationwide from 6 a.m. Friday until 9 p.m. Christmas Eve. Last-minute holiday shoppers can expect crowded parking lots and long lines at big-box stores and malls across the nation as we enter into the frantic final hours of holiday shopping .

Evacuation Underway in East Aleppo: A Ground Report

Aid workers have said the evacuation is likely to end on Thursday. Although Washington has always been a player in efforts to end the Syria civil war and other Mideast conflicts, the United States was forced to watch from the sidelines as the Syrian government and its allies, including Russian Federation, mounted an assault to pin down the rebels in east Aleppo that culminated in a ceasefire deal.

Severe weather warnings as Storm Barbara to bring 80mph winds

Despite the oncoming storm, bookies are still adamant that we won't have a white Christmas come Sunday with the odds of snow melting away. Are you seeing a snowflake on your weather app for Christmas Eve? Met Eireann said in an advisory notice: "A potentially stormy spell of weather is likely later this week and over the Christmas weekend".

Car Bomb Kills 13, Wounds 56 in Turkey

The explosion came a week after a similar attack had killed more than 30 police officers. It also faces regular attacks from Kurdish militants who were waging a three-decade insurgency for autonomy in largely Kurdish south-east Turkey. Without naming any particular country, Mr. Yildirim said Turkey's allies continued to support terrorist organizations targeting the country. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu had said after Istanbul twin blasts that one of the terrorists entered Turkey from ...

US says it will work with Duterte after latest outburst

Duterte was visibly upset and vented his anger on Washington because of a decision by the board of the Millennium Challenge Corp, a US poverty reduction agency, to defer a vote on the re-selection of Manila for compact development due to human rights issues.

Putin Pays Trump a Visit To Talk Hacking on SNL

Despite getting slammed repeatedly by Trump , Baldwin's portrayal became a fan favourite and numerous election-related cold open skits have gone viral online. "Sure buddy", Tillerson dismisses, turning back to Putin. "All lies made up by some very bitter people who need to move on", Baldwin's Trump said of the claims about Russian hacking, to which Beck Bennet's Putin replied, "So you trust me more than American CIA?" Meanwhile, Trump stands by and riffs on how he's going to ...

Enough provisions to scrutinize political parties accounts: IT Dept.

Adhia further said that with the help of professional agencies, a thorough analysis of all deposits that come till December 30 would be done to try and join all the dots and raids conducted so far are based on information analysis. The Finance Minister's comment came after it was reported by a section of media that the political parties registered with the Election Commission depositing scrapped Rs.

Margot Robbie will return as Harley Quinn in 'Gotham City Sirens'

Divorced from Batman, Waller and the Squad, what would Harley Quinn do? Given that Leto loves to go rock climbing, he didn't take to that very kindly. But that's the problem: it only looks good on paper. Deadshot was played by Will Smith in " Suicide Squad ". As for that R rating, despite what Deadpool or Logan might suggest, Hollywood blockbusters are still number games.

Duterte's boasts of killing people could get him impeached, senators say

So nothing to be afraid about, nothing to be concerned about. Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III took a combative stand against Beijing, but Duterte has changed his country's geopolitical orientation, seeking accommodation with China as he distances the Philippines from its traditionally close relations with the United States.

Actor Alan Thicke dead at 69

We can't even begin to imagine what the Thicke family is now going through, so we're sending them only love during this particularly tough time. Thicke can most recently be seen on his son's Instagram during a couple of Thanksgiving photos of their family coming together for the holiday.

Instagram Live Is Now Available In The US

The Web version lets the users to just view the photos which have been shared by the user or by their contacts but does not allow them to add the photos. Sharing a video on Instagram isn't like ordinary post sharing. It is clearly an engagement magnet, and Facebook has also seen that users comment over 10 times more on Live videos than on regular videos.

Sex tape scandal: Karnataka minister HY Meti resigns over allegations of misconduct

According to reports, on Sunday, an RTI activist named Rajashekhar had alleged that the excise minister had asked sexual favour from a woman in return for a transfer but there was confusion over who the woman was. Walking out of the Chief Minister's residence, Meti, however, denied indulging in any obscene activity and alleged that there was a conspiracy to tarnish his image through a fake sleaze tape from a CD.

Matt Terry Shocks With X Factor 2016 Win

Matt's debut single, called When Christmas Comes Around and penned by Ed Sheeran, is up against efforts from One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and former 1D singer Zayn Malik. "Thank you people for all the support I've got, this has been an fantastic journey for me", she said. I feel so privileged to have been able to work with you through this whole experience! Saara Aalto fans were certain she would win, and as such were incredibly disappointed and very quick to speculate the reasons why ...

Couple safely returns from cyclone-struck Andaman island

Andaman Governor Jagdish Mukhi said 320 foreign nationals were among the estimated 1,400 stranded tourists, ANI reported. Heavy rains and winds make it hard for tourists to reach the jetty to board the ships, which would ferry them from the Havelock Islands to Port Blair .

Twin bomb blasts near market in northeast Nigerian city

Earlier, officials said they were a man and a woman. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, the blasts bore all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, which regularly uses women and young girls to carry out suicide attacks in its seven-year insurgent campaign in the troubled region.

BJP forestalls Rahul Gandhi speech on note recall

On this comment by Gandhi, BJP politician Singh was quoted by Business Standards as saying that it is the Opposition which is disrupting both houses of parliament and not allowing them to function. Earlier in Morning Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia also took to twitter and wrote: "Warm birthday greetings to Sonia Gandhiji on her 70th birthday".

Auto bomb in Istanbul, almost 20 police wounded: minister

Photos and videos taken at the scene showed smoke rising from behind the newly built Besiktas Stadium. The startling explosion could also be heard on live TV. Speaking later to reporters in Istanbul , he said the first explosion took place on a hill adjacent to and overlooking the stadium. Suleyman Soylu says the source appears to have been a auto bomb that targeted a riot police bus outside Vodafone Stadium.