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Global Donald Trump's #metoo moment is here
Author: 0 Donald Trump's #metoo moment is here

Later Monday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders discussed the accusations, telling reporters that the president "has addressed these accusations directly and denied all of these allegations". "He held onto my hand and he kept kissing me", Crooks said. President Donald Trump is lashing out at Sen. "Women who accuse anyone should be heard ", she told the CBS current affairs programme Face the Nation .

Global Pak PM to attend OIC Summit on in Turkey
Author: 0 Pak PM to attend OIC Summit on in Turkey

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will convene tomorrow in Istanbul to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's recent controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the steps that will be taken by leaders from the Muslim world.

Global Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques
Author: 0 Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques

Palestinians and Israeli forces have clashed across the West Bank and along the Gaza border following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. During the 2014 Gaza war, Hamas militants launched surprise attacks from tunnels that crossed under Israel's security fence and into Israel. A third rocket was intercepted by an Iron Dome system.

Global President Kovind meets China, Russia foreign ministers
Author: 0 President Kovind meets China, Russia foreign ministers

At their meeting on the sidelines of the 15th trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of China, Russia and India on Monday in India, Wang said China and Russia have been firmly supporting each other on issues of core interests, closely cooperating with each other on global affairs, and actively contributing to the establishment of a new type of worldwide relationship.

Global Trump demands Saudis allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'
Author: 0 Trump demands Saudis allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani asked Riyadh to "stop misguided relationship with Israel " as the first condition and to stop the Saudi led airstrikes in Yemen . The Trump administration, like the Obama administration before it, has struggled to convince Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to pay more heed to the humanitarian crisis.

Global United Kingdom snow: Amber warning predicts snow across UK
Author: 0 United Kingdom snow: Amber warning predicts snow across UK

Across much of Wales, the Midlands and to the East of the Pennines there'll be a few wintry showers and where skies break there'll be a frost, leading to widespread ice on any untreated surfaces. About 8cm of snow fell in Aviemore in the Scottish Highlands today. Arriva Trains Wales and Scotrail also issued warnings. Social media users as far south as Birmingham posted videos of blizzards, with the potential for a smattering across the far South West, the whole of Wales and parts of ...

Global Louvre Abu Dhabi Says Emirate 'Acquired' the Da Vinci Painting
Author: 0 Louvre Abu Dhabi Says Emirate 'Acquired' the Da Vinci Painting

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, has been billed as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", in a sign of the oil-rich emirate's global ambitions. At Christie's Da Vinci auction, the salesroom was full of millionaires and billionaires, including Point72 Asset Management's Steve Cohen, Blackstone Group LP's Tom Hill, who collects Old Master works, and philanthropist Eli Broad.

Global Trump holds his first White House Hanukkah party
Author: 0 Trump holds his first White House Hanukkah party

Trump was standing by his wife, Melania. But despite a dearth of decorations - or dreidels - Trump's Jewish grandchildren (the kids of Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner) lit a menorah. He then introduced Louise Lawrence-Israels, a Holocaust survivor who spent the first three years of her life hiding in an attic in Amsterdam. The crowd at the event did not include any Democratic members of Congress or leaders of the Reform Movement, and many of those in attendance were Orthodox ...

Global Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard
Author: 0 Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

America's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , said she was "incredibly proud" of the women who have come forward so far. "They should be heard and they should be dealt with, and I think we heard them prior to the election", she said.

Global Judge Roy Moore avoids spotlight ahead of Alabama Senate vote
Author: 0 Judge Roy Moore avoids spotlight ahead of Alabama Senate vote

He has more recently made headlines over accusations that he pursued girls as young as 14 when he was in his 30s. Moore faces Democrat Doug Jones in a special election on Tuesday. "He's a good man", she said, while "the ladies that have come forward are not so truthful". "Get out and vote for Roy Moore ". Church. "The other side is trying to divide us more than they bring people together".

Global Israel defence minister says hopes Palestinian protests waning
Author: 0 Israel defence minister says hopes Palestinian protests waning

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted to critics in a statement before meetings in Paris on Sunday with French President Emmanuel Macron to be followed by a meeting with European foreign ministers in Brussels. Asked about Erdogan's verbal attack, Netanyahu replied, "I am not used to receiving lectures about morality from the leader who bombs Kurdish villagers in his native Turkey, who jails journalists, who helps Iran go around global sanctions and who helps terrorists, ...

Global Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump
Author: 0 Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump

I don't think there are a lot of people now in our government that do that", she added. Vonn also said she would refuse an invitation from President Trump to visit the White House following the Olympic Games. and against some of Trump's divisive policies. She is now worth an estimated $3 million. Injuries have kept her out of Olympic competition since then.

Global Abbas praises global condemnation of Trump Jerusalem announcement
Author: 0 Abbas praises global condemnation of Trump Jerusalem announcement

Following Trump's speech, in which the U.S. president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered the State Department to begin preparations for moving the USA embassy to the city from Tel Aviv, Abbas slammed the move and said the United States has ended its historic role as the key sponsor for Israel-Palestinian peace talks.

Global Alabama Republican Senate Hopeful Roy Moore: America Was 'Great' During 'Slavery'
Author: 0 Alabama Republican Senate Hopeful Roy Moore: America Was 'Great' During 'Slavery'

The comments came during in article that ran in September in the Los Angeles Times , but went viral yesterday after Eric Columbus, a former member of the Obama administration, tweeted about it on Thursday. Moore's event is being advertised as a "Drain the Swamp" rally and is being held on the eve of the special election between Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

Global Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical
Author: 0 Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical

Whether or not you agree with his political stances, Franken applied himself in the Senate with intelligence and vigor. A fifth woman comes forward with an allegation. I froze. Then he squeezed. She was a Franken supporter. "I was shocked. I was upset". Noting seven other women subsequently came forward with allegations of Franken's misconduct, Tweeden said it is "between those women and God, who's lying".

Global Lilac Fire Rages in North San Diego County
Author: 0 Lilac Fire Rages in North San Diego County

Two more blazes broke out Thursday in Southern California, bringing the total number of fires to six and the number of acres scorched to 117,000, fire officials said. Gore projected some 10,000 people had been evacuated due to the fires. The blaze dubbed the Lilac Fire erupted about 11:15 a.m. amid gusty, arid weather just west of Interstate 15 and north of Lilac Road in Pala Mesa.

Global Mueller has 400K docs in Manafort, Gates case
Author: 0 Mueller has 400K docs in Manafort, Gates case

Prosecutors say Manafort and the colleague - who is "assessed to have ties" with Russian intelligence - meant to publish the piece under a different name in an attempt to influence public opinion about Manafort's previous work in Ukraine .

Global Donald Trump Lashes Out At CNN, ABC Over Reporting Errors
Author: 0 Donald Trump Lashes Out At CNN, ABC Over Reporting Errors

Mr Trump Jr has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and during testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee on 8 December said he did not remember receiving this particular email. CBS News had confirmed CNN's initial report but also later issued a correction. That was the very day, after all, that Trump Jr. first tweeted about WikiLeaks and Clinton.

Global No changes will happen in deadline for Linking Aadhaar : UIDAI
Author: 0 No changes will happen in deadline for Linking Aadhaar : UIDAI

This, however, will not apply to the Aadhaar - mobile subscriber linking as it is in pursuant of a different court order and has to be completed by February 6, 2018. The Supreme Court today agreed to list the case relating to Aadhaar for interim relief. UIDAI asked people not to get misled by an outdated video doing rounds in the social media and Whatsapp and said "people should instead verify their banks accounts, investment accounts, SIM cards, etc as per the current laws and ...

Global UN Envoy Meets N. Korean Foreign Minister
Author: 0 UN Envoy Meets N. Korean Foreign Minister

A senior United Nations official has met with North Korea's vice foreign minister on the first full day of a rare trip to Pyongyang. His visit comes amid high tensions on the Korean Peninsula following North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch last Wednesday.

Global Moore accuser: Expert confirmed his 1977 yearbook signature
Author: 0 Moore accuser: Expert confirmed his 1977 yearbook signature

Moore pounced on the comments to discredit Nelson's accusations against him, retweeting a Fox News headline saying Nelson "admits she forged part of the yearbook note". Allred said she retained forensic handwriting expert Arthur Anthony to examine the inscription by comparing Moore's "known standard handwriting and signature to the entry in Beverly's yearbook".

Global BBC SLAMMED over 'RACIST' question to London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Author: 0 BBC SLAMMED over 'RACIST' question to London Mayor Sadiq Khan

The visit of Khan is a part of his " London is Open" campaign, media reports said. He had earlier stayed in India for three days where he met politicians and other important personages in Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar. During the meeting, both the leaders held discussion on trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan. Mr Khan said that the cities of London and Lahore enjoyed good relations and expressed the desire to enhance cooperation and investment with Lahore in various sectors.

Global Lionel Messi admits Newell's Old Boys doubts
Author: 0 Lionel Messi admits Newell's Old Boys doubts

Lionel Messi expresses doubt over whether he will see out his ambitions of returning to boyhood club Newell's Old Boys . Messi along with his Argentine teammates have failed to end La Albiceleste's drought, losing in two successive Copa America finals - in 2015 and 2016, and also finishing runners to Germany at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Global Priyanka Chopra reclaims her crown as the world's sexiest Asian woman
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra reclaims her crown as the world's sexiest Asian woman

Last year's victor Deepika Padukone came in third, the crown princess of Bollywood Alia Bhatt was fourth and popular Pakistani star Mahira Khan was fifth on the list. "Consistency is key", the "Barfi" actress added. On the other hand, curator of the list Asjad Nazir was all praises for the former beauty queen - actress terming her as an incredible ambassador of India.

Global Senator Al Franken Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Senator Al Franken Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Franken has said that he will be making an announcement about his political future tomorrow. Franken had been popular on the Democratic Party fundraising circuit until the sexual misconduct allegations arose. "Some of the allegations against me are simply not true", he said. He immediately put his hand on my waist, grabbing a handful of flesh. "At least twice", she wrote.

Global White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat
Author: 0 White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement in the wake of what she called "pretty ridiculous questions" about the president's health following a speech on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem Wednesday. Senator Franken Thursday just before noon said, "I, of all people, am aware that there is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office".

Global Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

With the Senate last week approving the legislation by a 43-12 margin, Australia becomes the 26 country in the world to allow same-sex marriage nationwide. achieve marriage equality are going to be huge", Greens party senator Janet Rice said. The only potential obstacle to the law passing on Thursday would be if marriage equality opponents managed to amend the legislation.

Global Gardai issue snow and ice warning as national alert remains in place
Author: 0 Gardai issue snow and ice warning as national alert remains in place

GARDAI have issued a warning about snow and ice as a national weather alert remains in place. Met Eireann says, " Snow showers will occur this evening, tonight and during Friday ". Yellow warnings for snow and ice have also been issued across the region from midnight on Friday to 6pm on Saturday . Feeling raw in the strong northwesterly winds, bringing a significant wind chill.

Global 3 dead, including gunman, after New Mexico school shooting
Author: 0 3 dead, including gunman, after New Mexico school shooting

Despite the closure of all schools in Aztec, authorities said there were no other credible threats to students at the high school or other schools in the neighboring communities of Bloomfield or Farmington. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that parents should pick up students at the police department. The school is in the Four Corners region and is about a half-hour from the Navajo Nation.

Global U.S. urges Kenya's opposition to pursue electoral reforms within law
Author: 0 U.S. urges Kenya's opposition to pursue electoral reforms within law

Plans by a Kenyan political coalition to swear in their candidate as president would be a treasonable offense, Kenya Attorney-General Githu Muigai warned Thursday. National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga on Thursday met and condoled with families that lost their loved ones during the post-poll chaos.

Global Didn't mean 'low-born' when I said 'neech', clarifies Aiyar
Author: 0 Didn't mean 'low-born' when I said 'neech', clarifies Aiyar

While inaugurating International Baba Saheb Ambedkar Centre in Delhi, PM Modi had accused Congress of disparaging Baba Saheb's contribution for endorsing the interests of one family. So I used "low person", I translated "low" in my mind. Learning from the political damage in 2014 Lok Sabha election cause by personal attacks against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi had given clear guidelines to Gujarat Congress leaders not to resort to attacking Modi personally.

Global Coty wins ECJ approval in landmark online luxury sales ban
Author: 0 Coty wins ECJ approval in landmark online luxury sales ban

A clause as used by Coty , that prohibits authorised distributors from selling through third-party online platforms, is similarly allowed when it has the objective of preserving the luxury image of the goods in question, is laid down uniformly and not applied in a discriminatory manner; and is proportionate in the light of the pursued objective.

Global Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought
Author: 0 Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought

The Las Vegas police department confirmed that a robbery took place at the Bellagio on Tuesday afternoon and said they were looking for a armed man driving a Silver Chevrolet Cruze. About the time of the robbery, actor James Wood said on Twitter that he was playing poker at the Bellagio when a man walked up with a gun and robbed a cage about 30 feet away from where he was playing.

Global Arrest Made 7 Years After NBA Player Lorenzen Wright's Murder
Author: 0 Arrest Made 7 Years After NBA Player Lorenzen Wright's Murder

The arrest comes one month after police announced they had found the murder weapon in a MS lake, about 50 miles from where Wright's body was found on July 28, 2010. Former NBA players and friends including Anfernee Hardaway and Elliot Perry attended a memorial service for Wright in the days after his body was found.

Author: 0 Senate confirms new DHS chief

She was viewed as his no-nonsense gatekeeper there, filtering information from aides to the chief of staff, who then decides what to pass along to Trump, according to the Washington Post . Kamala Harris , D-Calif, who voted against Nielsen's nomination, criticized her stances on immigration and the environment, as well as her experience.

Global Recognising rights of all people in Holy Land essential - Pope
Author: 0 Recognising rights of all people in Holy Land essential - Pope

President Trump will reportedly announce Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that the State Department will initiate a process to move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Our solemn advice and plea is for the United States to continue recognizing the present global status of Jerusalem. Debate on the issue is in many ways the crux of the conflict between Israel and Palestine, which is backed by Arab leaders, including Saudi Arabia, and the ...

Global Sunni Waqf Board rejects Sibal's plea
Author: 0 Sunni Waqf Board rejects Sibal's plea

Addressing BJP workers during his Gujarat election campaign in Dahod, Modi said, "The Sunni Waqf Board must be congratulated for their courageous stand and for disassociating themselves from the statement of Kapil Sibal". He has the right to do it and we do not have any problem with it. He also accused the Congress of linking the Ram temple issue with the elections. This comes a day after Congress leader and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal asked the top court for a July 2019 date for the next ...

Global Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires
Author: 0 Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires

As of 8:35 am Wednesday, the fire had grown to 11,377 acres per CALFIRE. According to the Times , the new fires covered as much as 50 acres by 6:20 a.m. Stewart said officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were arriving in the neighborhood to handle any potential evacuation orders. Six fixed-wing aircraft and a number of helicopters were deployed to the scene, Garcetti said.

Global Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump, family info at Deutsche Bank
Author: 0 Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump, family info at Deutsche Bank

In June Deutsche Bank cited privacy laws when it rejected a request by House Democrats to provide details of Trump's finances. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian attempts to influence the 2016 United States presidential election and potential collusion by Trump aides.

Global Texas Officer Killed Serving Warrant Identified
Author: 0 Texas Officer Killed Serving Warrant Identified

The San Marcos police department say they are dealing with this as best as they can. The suspect was also shot at during the incident and was taken to a hospital in Austin, police said. "They are simply trying to protect us from harm", said City Manager Bert Lumbreras. Children who were on school buses getting ready to leave for the day were brought back inside.

Global Mumbai rains: Schools, colleges closed as Cyclone Ockhi threat looms
Author: 0 Mumbai rains: Schools, colleges closed as Cyclone Ockhi threat looms

In light of cyclone Ockhi hitting the city, the Mumbai Disaster management unit of the BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) has issued a warning against visiting beaches since there is a high tide alert. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he is constantly monitoring the situation in various states arising out of cyclone Ockhi battering parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep islands and now heading towards Gujarat.

Global Global passenger traffic up 7.2pc in Oct: IATA
Author: 0 Global passenger traffic up 7.2pc in Oct: IATA

Strong demand, efficiency and reduced interest payments would help airlines improve net profitability in 2018 despite rising costs. But this still represents slower growth than 2017, which has proved to be a bumper year for the aviation industry.

Global Special counsel details $3.2 million in spending on Russian Federation case
Author: 0 Special counsel details $3.2 million in spending on Russian Federation case

Deutsche Bank , which has loaned the Trump organization hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate ventures, said it would not comment on any of its clients. Trump owes the bank about $300m in loans that were extended to him before he became president. In an interview this past July Trump told The New York Times that Mueller would cross a red line if he examined his or his family's finances.

Global Padres among finalists for Shohei Ohtani
Author: 0 Padres among finalists for Shohei Ohtani

This list, generally speaking, jibes with reports that Ohtani wishes to play on the west coast. That didn't stop NY from trying to clear as much bonus money as it could, about $3.5 million, for a pursuit of Ohtani in which they had been considered among the favorites.

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