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People Record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will soon welcome the world's most expensive painting sold at auction, the gallery revealed on Twitter this week. The New York Times reported Saudi Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud purchased the painting at the November 15 auction.

People This Haunting Video of a Dying Polar Bear Will Break Your Heart
Author: 0 This Haunting Video of a Dying Polar Bear Will Break Your Heart

Nevertheless, Nicklen's video shows what this looks like for bears that have an increasingly hard time hanging on in warming conditions. But Instead of a large, fluffy polar bear, the bony bear they saw was very thin and walked with one of its legs dragging behind it perhaps due to muscle atrophy.

People Keegan-Michael Key mocks Roy Moore, endorses Doug Jones for Senate
Author: 0 Keegan-Michael Key mocks Roy Moore, endorses Doug Jones for Senate

Jones's campaign released flyers to voters that questioned whether Republican rival Roy Moore , charged with sexual misconduct involving underage girls, would have ever gotten so far in the race to succeed Jeff Sessions if he was black. Moore's subsequent appearances have mostly occurred at churches or religious gatherings. Instead, Moore surrogates have spoken on his behalf. "Try as Trump and the Republican Party might, there's no way to escape the truth about Roy Moore or Ivanka ...

People Federal Bureau of Investigation director defends agency against Donald Trump's attacks
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation director defends agency against Donald Trump's attacks

Days after US President Donald Trump , notorious for being very active on his Twitter feed, slammed the FBI, the bureau's director responded to Trump's attack at an oversight hearing. He was not otherwise involved in the FBI's investigation related to Clinton. At the House hearing, Jordan (R-Ohio) zeroed in on Peter Strzok's work on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and asked whether Strzok had anything to do with the anti-Trump dossier.

People Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 4 pm
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 4 pm

Benji's snowfall is slowing down in Texas Friday morning and moving toward the Gulf Coast and the Mid-Atlantic. - Snow is continuing to fall through the evening as it moves through Virginia, Maryland and DC from the south. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 4 PM for all other areas north of the Lake, the entire south shore, and the River and Bayou Parishes.

People PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday

This time the Congress cornered the BJP by asking the Prime Minister if he thought that he was bigger than Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The former has also asked the latter to come clean and stop this charade of the BJP and Centre claiming that development has only taken place in Gujarat and in other parts of the country under its direction.

People United Nations political chief concludes visit to N. Korea
Author: 0 United Nations political chief concludes visit to N. Korea

State media said Feltman's visit "contributed to deepening the understanding between the DPRK and the U.N. Secretariat". "The United Nations expressed concerns over the heightened situation on the Korean peninsula and expressed willingness to work on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula in accordance with the UN Charter which is based on global peace and security", KCNA said.

People Iraq in full control of border with Syria: PM
Author: 0 Iraq in full control of border with Syria: PM

Daesh is an Arabic acronym for Islamic State. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the fight against the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations. The war has had a devastating impact on the areas previously controlled by the militants. The jihadist group had seized large swathes of Syria and Iraq in 2014, when it proclaimed a "caliphate" and imposed its rule over some 10 million people.

People Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend
Author: 0 Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Storm Caroline has now moved off towards Scandinavia allowing cold air to move from the north covering the United Kingdom bringing bitterly cold temperatures, which will feel even colder in strong north or northwesterly winds. There's a lot of uncertainty over this though, as small shifts to the track of the low, either north or south can make a huge difference. "Some rural communities could be cut off and power supplies interrupted", the warning added.

People Trump's Slurred Speech Tied to Low Battery in Putin's Remote
Author: 0 Trump's Slurred Speech Tied to Low Battery in Putin's Remote

Trump noticeably mispronounced "states", when concluding an address to the nation on his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. According to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, it was a dry throat - "nothing more than that".

People US Secretary of State Tillerson:
Author: 0 US Secretary of State Tillerson: "We strongly support Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership"

Speaking alongside Tillerson after a meeting in Brussels, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for the U.S. administration to present a Mideast peace plan quickly following Trump's move. Regarding the announcement on Jerusalem, Tillerson seemed to downplay the president's words. "He added: "[Trump] also made a statement regarding the final status of Jerusalem was something that is left for the parties to negotiate".

People China Exports Rise at Strongest Pace in Eight Months: Customs
Author: 0 China Exports Rise at Strongest Pace in Eight Months: Customs

The total USA trade deficit for the year was at $462.9 billion as of the end of October, up 11.9 percent, and some observers suspect the trade deficit will eclipse the 2016 figure of $502.3 billion. China's iron ore imports rose in November even as steel mills are cutting output as part of a government drive against pollution as some analysts said traders were stockpiling inventory.

People Palestinians say they won't meet with Pence
Author: 0 Palestinians say they won't meet with Pence

Egypt's Coptic Church head Pope Tawadros II on Saturday refused a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, scheduled to take place on December 20 in Cairo, a statement said. Trump's decision was met by a barrage of criticism and condemnations from many Arab and world leaders, while protests took places in Gaza strip, West Bank and different parts of the Arab world.

People Nana Patole, BJP MP who resigned party, accuses Modi of double standards
Author: 0 Nana Patole, BJP MP who resigned party, accuses Modi of double standards

People, he alleged, are "dying" due to the BJP governments' policies, a reference to farmers' suicide, and that his voice was being "stifled". Meanwhile, state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sunil Tatkare has contended that if and when the Lok Sabha bye-election for Bhandara-Gondia is declared, then we shall discuss with the Congress and decide.

People FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives
Author: 0 FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Contacts From Russian Operatives

Hicks did not immediately return a request for comment from the Daily News. In addition, the Times reported that Hicks was interviewed by investigators on special counsel Robert Mueller's team on Thursday and Friday of this week - but it is not known whether the attempted contacts by Russians were discussed.

People Anil Kapoor joins cast of Race 3 with Salman Khan
Author: 0 Anil Kapoor joins cast of Race 3 with Salman Khan

Directed by Remo D'Souza, Race 3 also features Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem. " Race 3 " marks Anil's return to the " Race " franchise as the actor had earlier played a pivotal part in the previous instalments of the film.

People Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'
Author: 0 Attack on United Nations peacekeeping forces in DRC 'a war crime'

Guterres said the raid in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo constituted a war crime and he called on Congolese authorities to investigate and "swiftly bring the perpetrators to justice". The UN chief stressed: "There must be no impunity for such assaults, here or anywhere else". The ADF is an Islamist group of insurgents from across the border in Uganda.

People PM urges youth to vote in large numbers in Guj polls
Author: 0 PM urges youth to vote in large numbers in Guj polls

As per the updates, a total of 2.12 crore voters are registered, of which 1.11 crore are men and 1.01 crore are women. "The BJP has been ruling Gujarat for the last 22 years". "Now everything is okay & voting has started", said Vipul Goti, Master Trainer, Election Commission. "In every part of the country, the Congress has misled the Muslim community".

People Israeli Strikes Kill 2 Hamas Men After Gaza Rocket Attack
Author: 0 Israeli Strikes Kill 2 Hamas Men After Gaza Rocket Attack

They were named as Abdullah al-Atal, 28 and Mohammed al-Safdi, 30 by the Hamas health ministry. The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said that 14 people were wounded, suffering what it described as light to moderate injuries. Meanwhile, clashes broke out in West Bank city of Bethlehem between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces stationed at the northern entrance of the city, according to Palestinian sources.

People We will not allow Atiku to vote at our convention - PDP
Author: 0 We will not allow Atiku to vote at our convention - PDP

Apparently reacting to the attack on him by Chief Olabode George who withdrew from the chairmanship race, Wike said there was nothing like micro-zoning of the national chairmanship position to the South West zone in relation to the December 9 National Convention of the party.

People Natalie Nougayrede: We need to plan for Russian Federation after Putin
Author: 0 Natalie Nougayrede: We need to plan for Russian Federation after Putin

The project's first deputy director, Dmitry Monakov, appeared to take a swipe at Qatar as he said producing LNG in permafrost was easier than in warmer climates. "That is unusual in the LNG industry". The region's plants may use a shorter Northern Sea Route to Asia for the five months of the year when icebreakers can still operate, thanks to which Putin aims to gain a greater foothold in the Arctic.

People Appeals Court Lets Dassey Conviction Stand
Author: 0 Appeals Court Lets Dassey Conviction Stand

Dassey has remained in prison during the appeals. With a four to three decision on Friday, the panel of judges ruled that Dassey's confession about his involvement in the murder of Teresa Halbach was properly obtained by police. In June 2017, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed that August 2016 ruling by a 2-to-1 count, but the state of Wisconsin requested that seven members of that court hear the appeal.

People Deputy National Security Adviser to Leave White House
Author: 0 Deputy National Security Adviser to Leave White House

Her exit is significant because it is likely to be a part of large number of departures expected around the one-year mark of President Donald Trump's tenure on January 20. "She will serve in the administration until early next year". Trump administration officials insist relations with India are cushioned from blowbacks from these changes but Indian diplomats, like counterparts from around the world, tend to be cautious with this White House, particularly about senior level shake-ups that ...

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