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US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal US says mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria were legal
- December 01, 2016

But the designated USA military point-of-contact was unavailable for 27 minutes. Transcripts show that the Russians hung up. Ultimately the Russians waited for 27 minutes until their known contact was on the line to convey that the strikes were hitting Syrian regime troops. (more...)
Amber Heard paid $350000 to domestic violence unit Amber Heard paid $350000 to domestic violence unit
- December 01, 2016

The bisexual actress went on to romance photographer Tasya van Ree from 2008 to 2012, before moving on with Depp after meeting him on the set of their film The Rum Diary . Additionally, she shares that she felt that she was too smart and too strong to allow herself to be abused. Heard takes the usual victim-blaming and shows how flawed it is with the following example: "When it happens in your home behind closed doors with someone you love, it's not as straightforward..." I'm not a ... (more...)
Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments Eric Bristow apologises for football sex abuse comments
- December 01, 2016

Morgan defended her, saying: "Don't call Susanna darling". He later released a statement in which he said: "If one child comes forward quicker or one abuser thinks twice about the likelihood of being confronted then it will have been worth it". (more...)
EU optimistic on Greek debt deal EU optimistic on Greek debt deal
- December 01, 2016

On a rainy day in Athens , it was a message to warm the heart of the Greek government. European Central Bank executive board member Benoit Coeure, who was also in Athens , said Monday there were "serious concerns" about the sustainability of Greece's crushing debt. (more...)
Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP
- December 01, 2016

Addressing the workers, Tiwari said the new responsibility is an opportunity to serve the people of Delhi and to give a new look to the party. The 43-year-old joined the party just before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and represents the BJP from the North-East Delhi constituency. (more...)
Chelsea open investigation into historical sex abuse allegations Chelsea open investigation into historical sex abuse allegations
- December 01, 2016

Chelsea Football Club has asked a law firm to open an investigation into claims that a former employee may have been involved in sexual abuse. Avon and Somerset, Essex, Norfolk, North Yorkshire, North Wales and Dorset constabularies are the latest to confirm - bringing the total to 13. (more...)
Educational Leaders Ask Trump to Protect DACA Educational Leaders Ask Trump to Protect DACA
- December 01, 2016

The letter comes amid growing sentiment among some students and immigration-advocacy groups that college campuses in the state be declared "sanctuaries" off-limits to immigration authorities. As of Monday morning, more than 300 college and university presidents from public and private institutions from across the US had signed the statement, which includes an offer from these college presidents to meet with USA leaders on the issue. (more...)
Police surround San Jose home where escaped inmate might be
- December 01, 2016

An online record search showed that Campbell had been charged with four crimes since 2013 in Santa Clara County. The manhunt for one of two inmates who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail last week has ended late Tuesday night after the suspect fell through the ceiling of his sister's Antioch home, authorities said. (more...)
Turkey has not given up on EU but eyeing alternatives Turkey has not given up on EU but eyeing alternatives
- December 01, 2016

Ankara will also received aid money to help it care for the refugees within its borders, visa free travel for its citizens and the speeding up of membership talks. "I say it, you (the EU) are not the only fine Indian fabric around!" he said, using a traditional Turkish idiom equivalent to the English "there are plenty more fish in the sea". (more...)
Anti-EU UKIP picks new leader to replace Trump ally Farage Anti-EU UKIP picks new leader to replace Trump ally Farage
- November 30, 2016

He has instead had to babysit his party as it barred leading candidates to succeed him, elected a woman who didn't want to be leader, drove her out after 18 days, then lost another leading contender in the Strasbourg scuffle. Coupled with the likelihood that net migration will persist in the hundreds of thousands - the Office for Budget Responsibility predicts a fall of just 80,000 by 2020 - the number of angry voters lashing out at the ballot box won't have eased by the next election. (more...)
Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary
- November 30, 2016

Now, as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Department of Health and Human Services, Price will wield great power as Trump's top health policy adviser and preside, Republicans hope, over the dismantlement of President Barack Obama's signature health care law. (more...)
US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science
- November 30, 2016

But there continues to be a yawning gender gap among the advanced high school seniors: Males scored 46 points higher than females in physics, and 30points higher in math. "A better indicator is to look at the actual score and compare it with previous performance". Many proponents of the Common Core state standards - adopted by more than 40 states since 2010 - argued that higher standards were needed to make USA students competitive with those around the globe. (more...)
Dozens of protesters arrested in Fight for $15 demonstrations Dozens of protesters arrested in Fight for $15 demonstrations
- November 30, 2016

A state senator was among almost three dozen people arrested following a demonstration in Cambridge in support of a $15-per-hour minimum wage. The rallies in Kansas City and elsewhere commemorate the day four years ago that the Fight for $15 movement began in New York City when a group of fast-food workers walked off the job. (more...)
UK bill requiring firms to store Web histories becomes law UK bill requiring firms to store Web histories becomes law
- November 30, 2016

The petition to repeal the new surveillance laws was created by Tom Skillinger (whose occupation is unknown) and launched last week on Parliament's website after the bill was passed. The Home Office said some provisions in the new law "will require extensive testing and will not be in place for some time". But other powers replaced the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, which is set to expire on December 31. (more...)
Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market
- November 30, 2016

Rupert Harrison, chief macro strategist at BlackRock Inc., said on Monday that May would need to ask for such a deal before triggering Article 50. The British media reported that a government spokesperson would not associate Mrs May with the document, saying: "These individual notes do not belong to a government official or a special adviser". (more...)
Moscow protests Ukraine plans for missile training near Crimea
- November 30, 2016

Russia's defense ministry on Friday presented the Ukrainian military attaché with a note of protest in reaction to Ukraine's plans to conduct training launches of missiles over Crimea next week. "We consider such actions by the Ukrainian security bodies against Russian citizens as another flagrant provocation and demand their immediate return to Russia", a statement by the ministry's press service said. (more...)
Maoist encounter was unexpected says police; Human rights activists cry foul Maoist encounter was unexpected says police; Human rights activists cry foul
- November 30, 2016

The police said high alerts had been issued to forest stations following the report . "No government has a right to kill the voices that dissent", said Kanam Rajendran, state Secretary of the Communist Party of India, in Alappuzha. The gunning down of two Maoists in the Nilambur forests by the Kerala police's anti-naxal squad had kicked up a controversy with human rights activists alleging that it was a fake encounter. (more...)
Franck Ribery extends Bayern Munich contract by a year to 2018 Franck Ribery extends Bayern Munich contract by a year to 2018
- November 30, 2016

Robert Lewandowski took part in Tuesday's training session without any noteworthy problems after suffering a minor knee problem on Monday, while Javi Martinez also resumed regular training after spending Monday in the club's performance centre. (more...)
Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble
- November 30, 2016

Petraeus said after meeting Trump that the NY businessman "basically walked us around the world" in their discussion. But Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, has said Mr Romney would cause a backlash among his supporters, who back Mr Guiliani. (more...)
Sukhbir Badal sets up STF to find escaped Khalistan terrorists Sukhbir Badal sets up STF to find escaped Khalistan terrorists
- November 29, 2016

He was intercepted while driving the same vehicle by the police in Kairana police circle of Shamli district, said a police official. Police in Punjab have been stopping cars for additional checks after high alert sounded in state due to the jail break. (more...)
Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017 Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017
- November 29, 2016

People opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline rallied at more than 300 sites across the country today, including eleven in Minnesota, demanding that President Obama reject permits for the controversial project. The pipeline is owned by Texas oil company Energy Transfer Partners, which is based in Dallas. Shooter's family lives on a reservation just miles down the river from the pipeline construction in North Dakota. (more...)
Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan
- November 29, 2016

That final stretch would be laid beneath Lake Oahe, and Standing Rock officials say the potential for a pipeline failure threatens the tribe's main water source. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners and a subsidiary are asking U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to confirm the company has the legal right to proceed. (more...)
Russian Federation withdraws from ICC
- November 29, 2016

On Wednesday, Putin signed an order withdrawing the Russian signature from the Hague-based ICC's founding treaty. "It seems that President Duterte is blustering again when he announced his intent to withdraw from the Philippines' membership to the International Criminal Court ". (more...)
Sheriff: Mom held captive for weeks emotional after release
- November 29, 2016

A section of road along County Road 17 and Interstate 5 in Redding, Calif., shown on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, is where Sherry Papini, a 34-year-old wife and mother was found on Thanksgiving Day. They called her a "super mom" who would never abandon her family. An assortment of balloons and yellow ribbons dangled off a pole near Papini's home in Mountain Gate. (more...)
California mom abducted 3 weeks ago while jogging is safe
- November 29, 2016

Police are looking for two women who allegedly left her near the spot she was found by a passing motorist. Sherri Papini disappeared on November 2, 2016, and has been reunited with her husband, Shasta County sheriff's officials said on November 24, 2016. (more...)

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