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Christianity's 'Holiest Site' Closed in Protest Christianity's 'Holiest Site' Closed in Protest
- Февраля 26, 2018

According to Christian tradition, it is built above the site of the crucifixion and Christ's vacant tomb; it is considered one of the holiest sites in Christianity. Regarding Israel's proposed land appropriation law, the government warned of the serious consequences of such law, stressing that if passed, it would lead to the seizure of lands belonging to churches. (more...)
Jhanvi Kapoor inconsolable after Sridevi's demise Jhanvi Kapoor inconsolable after Sridevi's demise
- Февраля 26, 2018

According to reports, the body will be brought by her family members from Dubai as they shall depart around 8 pm and reach Mumbai by 2-3 am. "May her soul rest in peace (sic)". Her first adult role came at the age 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Sridevi's real name was Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan , but she adopted the name Sridevi for the screen as it was easier to remember and pronounce. (more...)
Billy Graham motorcade draws scores of admirers in North Carolina Billy Graham motorcade draws scores of admirers in North Carolina
- Февраля 26, 2018

The procession carrying the body of the Rev Billy Graham has stopped on its way to the North Carolina library bearing his name. Rev. Graham will lie in repose on Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m.to 10 p.m. Asked if there would ever be another force like his, she replied: "I doubt it". The funeral will be held in a tent in the main parking lot of Graham's library in tribute to the 1949 Los Angeles tent revivals that propelled him to worldwide fame, family spokesman Mark DeMoss said. (more...)
Jaguars QB Blake Bortles closing in on multi-year deal Jaguars QB Blake Bortles closing in on multi-year deal
- Февраля 26, 2018

Don't expect the Jaguars to move on from Bortles unless they can guarantee an upgrade at quarterback. He finished the 2017 season with 3,687 yards passing for 21 touchdowns and a career-high in completions (60.2 percent) as well as career-low in interceptions (13). (more...)
Lisa Marie Presley Suing Former Manager For $100 Million Lisa Marie Presley Suing Former Manager For $100 Million
- Февраля 26, 2018

In the lawsuit, Lisa claims Siegel, who was in charge of the trust that Elvis left behind for her, sold off 85 percent of her interest in Elvis Presley Enterprises for $100 million. She says that her Trust contained assets worth in excess of $100 million, and that Spiegel "placed her assets in risky ventures in hopes of attaining his own celebrity in the entertainment industry". (more...)
Newly Wednesday couples gift explodes; husband dead, wife critically injured Newly Wednesday couples gift explodes; husband dead, wife critically injured
- Февраля 26, 2018

Overall, Police are trying to investigate the murder so far. The wedding took place on February 18 and the gift was also received by the couple on the same day. The bride is also said to be in critical condition, and receiving treatment at a government hospital in Burla city, Deccan Chronicle reported. His grandmother Jemamani also lost her life. (more...)
Mexican leader's visit with Trump shelved over wall Mexican leader's visit with Trump shelved over wall
- Февраля 26, 2018

According to the Washington Post , US officials said Trump grew frustrated with Pena Nieto's refusal to recognise the centrality of the wall to his campaign promises. Peña Nieto tried to push Trump to say Mexico will not pay for the border wall. . Pena Nieto's party faces a tough challenge to hang onto the presidency, with his chosen candidate, former Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade, running third in most polls. (more...)
Turkey begins proceedings to extradite former PYD leader arrested in Czech Republic Turkey begins proceedings to extradite former PYD leader arrested in Czech Republic
- Февраля 26, 2018

The PYD , which Turkey considers a "terrorist group", is the main political Kurdish force in the north of Syria . Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has also said that there would be no let-up in the Afrin operation, without directly mentioning the Security Council's resolution. (more...)
Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir
- Февраля 26, 2018

Sources in the police said that on Friday the Indian Amry destroyed a Pakistani bunker in Uri , used as launch pad for the terrorists to infiltrate under cover fire provided by the Pakistani troops. Another official said that in all about 100 people were rescued by the police and the civil administration on Saturday. "This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when Indian forces committed more than 1,970 ceasefire violations", he claimed. (more...)
Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23 Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23
- Февраля 26, 2018

The tenures of BJP MP Bhupender Yadav, Congress Rajya Sabha MPs Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Narendra Budania expires on April 3 this year. Rajya Sabha members are elected for 5 years but elections are held every two years for almost one-third of the strength of the house. (more...)
Now Tejashwi blames CM Nitish of hatching 'conspiracy' against him Now Tejashwi blames CM Nitish of hatching 'conspiracy' against him
- Февраля 26, 2018

Tej Pratap Yadav, the son of RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, came up with a rather odd reason for vacating his government bungalow in Patna last week, according to various media reports. However, when Kumar later left the Grand Alliance and joined hands with BJP, Tej Pratap was told to vacate the bungalow. Nitish Kumar, who is also the national president of the JD (U), had resigned following corruption cases against his then deputy and Tej Pratap's younger ... (more...)
Ire at CPM state meet over murder of tribal youth Ire at CPM state meet over murder of tribal youth
- Февраля 25, 2018

The body was taken to Thrissur Medical College by 4 pm on Friday. Madhu , who was said to be mentally unsound, was living in a cave in the forest for the past several months, his family said. A case of murder has been registered by the police after the post-mortem report. The perpetrators have been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal code and the Forest Act, including murder and illegal confinement, the police officer said. (more...)
Suspect quizzed over Filipina maid found dead in freezer Suspect quizzed over Filipina maid found dead in freezer
- Февраля 25, 2018

The security source said that Assaf was from the Baalbeck town of Boudai but that Lebanese authorities were yet to confirm the Kuwaiti extradition request. Joanna Demafelis, 29, was found frozen in her employers' apartment more than a year after she was reported missing. On Friday, the Philippine foreign secretary said the suspect is under arrest in Lebanon. (more...)
US to honor Australian cruiser lost in WWII US to honor Australian cruiser lost in WWII
- Февраля 25, 2018

Their relationship got off to a rocky start a year ago, but none of that was evident as they prepared to field questions from journalists in the East Room after an afternoon of talks, including about jobs. Echoing Trump, Turnbull says that most of the benefits go to workers when corporate taxes are cut. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became the first world leader to address the governors' group previous year. (more...)
Watch CNN's Scripted Anti-Gun Town Hall Go Completely Off The Rails Watch CNN's Scripted Anti-Gun Town Hall Go Completely Off The Rails
- Февраля 25, 2018

Dana Loesch , the conservative radio host who spoke for the NRA at this week's CNN town hall on gun violence - and got a laugh-free response of hisses, boos and groans - once wanted to be a sitcom star. Camerota said. "You have a stake in this and you have to come up with solutions". Student Emma Gonzalez asked whether Loesch thought it should be harder for people to buy guns like the AR-15 rifle - which was used to kill 17 people at her school - and the modifications which make such ... (more...)
More rains forecast for IL as flooding continues More rains forecast for IL as flooding continues
- Февраля 25, 2018

On Saturday , a new storm system emerges from the Rockies with more unsettled weather for the Plains, Midwest, and South. Moderate flooding is expected along much of the Ohio River from gauges in Ashland to Henderson, cresting in Owensboro on Monday at about 47 feet, according to the NWS Ohio River Forecast Center. (more...)
United States embassy attacker didn't blow himself up United States embassy attacker didn't blow himself up
- Февраля 25, 2018

On Wednesday evening, an unknown man threw an explosive device on the territory of the diplomatic complex of the US Embassy in Montenegro. The Associated Press describes Jaukovic as an "ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999". (more...)
Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghan army base Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghan army base
- Февраля 25, 2018

Early on Saturday, Taliban forces mounted an overnight attack on a base in Farah. In Afghanistan, at least 22 people including 18 soldiers were killed and several injured in a series of suicide bomb attacks. Militants including the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks on beleaguered Afghan troops and police in recent months, sapping morale already hit by desertions and corruption. (more...)
Notley ends BC wine ban Notley ends BC wine ban
- Февраля 25, 2018

But she says if B.C. can't find traction on that issue, it may try a different legal tack, and she says Alberta will be ready to respond. Notley recently imposed the ban on B.C. Horgan denied B.C.is backing down, saying the intention is to have cooler heads prevail. "We are prepared to confirm that right in the courts". "B.C.is stepping back from the brink and abiding by the law". (more...)
OFAC Sends OFAC Sends "SOS" to Norks: Sanctions On Ships
- Февраля 25, 2018

If this failed, U.S. President Donald Trump said "phase two" could be "very, very unfortunate for the world". The North Korea crisis is back-and we could very well be on the brink of war in less than two months' time. President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE signaled on Friday that military action ... (more...)
Russian most advanced fighter arrives in Syria Russian most advanced fighter arrives in Syria
- Февраля 25, 2018

Russia's most advanced combat warplane, the Su-57 stealth fighter, appears to have begun trial missions over the war-weary Syrian skies. Wael Al Hussaini posted a video on Twitter, on which, according to him, two Su-57 fighters approaching the landing are visible. (more...)
Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner
- Февраля 25, 2018

Kelly has said that starting on Friday, the White House will no longer allow some employees with interim security clearances access to top-secret information - a move that could threaten Kushner, a senior adviser to the president whose background investigation has lasted for more than a year. (more...)
Missouri governor arrested after allegedly threatening to release nude photo Missouri governor arrested after allegedly threatening to release nude photo
- Февраля 25, 2018

Greitens' attorney Edward Dowd, in a statement to local Fox affiliate KTVI, said the governor will be filing a motion to dismiss. "As I have said before, I made a personal mistake before I was Governor", he said. The indictment charges him with felony invasion of privacy, stating that he "knowingly photographed [the woman] in a state of full or partial nudity" without her consent, where she had a reasonable expectation of privacy. (more...)
Bitterly cold weather forecast for Tipperary over the next week
- Февраля 24, 2018

IRELAND could be bracing itself for the worst late-February weather in over five years as daytime temperatures next week are set to be "exceptionally cold". Snow is expected mostly in eastern areas, with snow set to accumulate in some parts. The coldest spell is now expected between February 26 and March 4. (more...)
Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims
- Февраля 24, 2018

A total of 362 villages have been destroyed either completely or partially since Myanmar's military began a campaign against the Rohingya in August previous year, according to HRW. Myanmar's security forces have been accused of atrocities against the Rohingya, including killing, rape and arson. HRW described the actions by Burmese security forces as an " ethnic cleansing campaign " and called on the United Nations and Myanmar's donors to demand an end to the demolitons. (more...)

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