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People PMO officials 'suppressed controversial 2G facts' from Manmohan: Court
Author: 0 PMO officials 'suppressed controversial 2G facts' from Manmohan: Court

From the time the 2G scam was exposed almost a decade ago, the brilliant, painstaking reportage of Shalini Singh (first for The Times of India , then for The Hindu ) and J Gopikrishnan (for The Pioneer ) pointed out that the real culprits in subverting the 2G telecom licence policy from first-come-first-served to first-pay-first-served were the respective high commands of the Congress and the DMK .

People Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale
Author: 0 Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale

The sale allowed Memphis to avoid having to adhere to the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act which prohibits removing, renaming, or relocating memorials that sit on public property. She talked about conservative state governments assuming greater control over what happens in more liberal city governments, such as Decatur's. "History is being made in Memphis tonight", Mayor Jim Strickland said.

People FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39
Author: 0 FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39

Jameson, who has a residence in Modesto, "has espoused radical jihadi beliefs, including authoring social media posts that are supportive of terrorism, communicating with people he believes share his jihadi views and offering to provide services to such people, including in the form of his presumably employer-provided tow truck in service of the 'cause'".

People Royal Caribbean Cruise Passengers Involved in Fatal Bus Accident in Mexico
Author: 0 Royal Caribbean Cruise Passengers Involved in Fatal Bus Accident in Mexico

Martin said the crash occurred as the bus was on its way to the ruins at Chacchoben, about 175 kilometres south of Tulum. Dunn said most importantly, Horwood "lived and breathed for her girls". A second ship carrying passengers involved, Royal Caribbean's Celebrity Equinox, is scheduled to return to Port Miami on Saturday. Another 20 people were injured in the crash on a road between Mahahual and Cafetal in Quintana Roo state.

People United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Multiple outlets got hold of a draft of the proposed sanctions - if passed, they'll hit North Korea's economy pretty hard. China, which has veto power in the council, has been reluctant to make additional sanctions against North Korea. Washington hopes that it would show North Korean leader Kim Jong-un the USA determination to halt further nuclear development and trigger negotiations with Pyongyang.

People Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder
Author: 0 Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder

The event was hosted by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a group the Southern Poverty Law Center called "the premier financier of anti-Muslim voices and radical ideologies". ambassador to the Netherlands. The journalist then apparently shows Hoekstra a clip of him saying the very thing he'd just denied ever saying . Hoekstra then doubled down on his position.

People Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of pot, calls it Christmas presents
Author: 0 Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of pot, calls it Christmas presents

Lt. Paul Vrbka told the York News-Times a Toyoto Tacoma was crossing the center line and deputies smelled the marijuana immediately after making the stop. The couple was being held in York County jail on suspicion of felony drug charges. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $336,000, he added.

People CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags
Author: 0 CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags

Initial claims for US unemployment benefits rebounded in the latest week, posting the biggest increase in three months, but the average remains near the historic low, the Labor Department reported Thursday. It is the 26th consecutive month that the unemployment rate has been below 4 percent. In November, job gains were posted in five of nine major private industry sectors.

People 'Thackeray' teaser: Nawazuddin Siddiqui shines as Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray
Author: 0 'Thackeray' teaser: Nawazuddin Siddiqui shines as Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray

The first posters of the upcoming biopic were also unveiled by Uddhav Thackeray the same day. "I have got the opportunity to play the role of great personality like him, I think any actor would have agreed to play his role". I was there with Uddhav, Aditya ( Thackeray ) and another person. I can not describe the relationship I had with him. "Ever since then, my relations with the Thackeray family has been like a family", he reminisced.

People Truth on 2G is out: Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre
Author: 0 Truth on 2G is out: Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre

Earlier, Rahul had chaired the meetings of the CWC in the absence of his mother Sonia Gandhi . Delivering his first speech in the CWC meeting, Rahul said the biggest instrument used by the BJP against the UPA government, the 2G issue, has turned out to be fake.

People Foreign Secretary Warns Russia Over Cyber Attacks
Author: 0 Foreign Secretary Warns Russia Over Cyber Attacks

Johnson was expected to meet Kremlin critics, students and gay rights activists later on Friday. "Be there no doubt that I want to see an improvement in the relations between our peoples, but that in no way diminishes the difficulties we now have in our relationship", Johnson said .

People Australia's first sub, lost during WWI, finally found
Author: 0 Australia's first sub, lost during WWI, finally found

Just minutes after crew members aboard the Australian submarine signaled about diminishing visibility, the vessel disappeared into the fog. "It was the first loss for the RAN and the first Allied submarine loss in the First World War - a significant tragedy felt by our nation and our allies", she said in a statement.

People Amid Doklam stand-off, India, China agree to early settlement of boundary dispute
Author: 0 Amid Doklam stand-off, India, China agree to early settlement of boundary dispute

India and China on Friday explored various Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) including effective coordination between border security personnel of both sides and maintain political level contacts for stability along 4057-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC) that could prevent recurrence of Doklam type incident that had cast a shadow on bilateral ties.

People Rome's Christmas tree 'Mangy' needled for heavy shedding
Author: 0 Rome's Christmas tree 'Mangy' needled for heavy shedding

After a 72-foot tall Christmas tree was put up in Rome's Piazza Venezia, it was clear that something was up with the tree. The New York Times reports that the tree was nicknamed "Spelacchio" by the Italian public, which means mangy, and some people said it looked like a toilet brush.

People UPS commits to 125 Tesla Trucks
Author: 0 UPS commits to 125 Tesla Trucks

The performance specs that Tesla announced for its electric semi truck last month were unbelievable for some. During a presentation in the Netherlands last month , Jerome Guillen, Tesla's Vice-President of Trucks, said that the company is now undergoing development to adapt the Tesla Semi design to European trucking regulations.

People Mexico tour bus crash: 12 killed, including 5 Americans
Author: 0 Mexico tour bus crash: 12 killed, including 5 Americans

Family members told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel that 78-year-old Fanya Shamis was on the bus carrying cruise ship passengers . Prosecutor Miguel Ángel Pech Cen said preliminary evidence suggests the bus may have been speeding. According to NBC, local officials released a statement late Tuesday night that seven of the tourists injured on the bus had returned to their cruise ships, while the 13 others remained hospitalized.

Author: 0 Only 36 Percent Would Vote For Trump In 2020

On top of that, more registered Democrats say they are enthusiastic about voting in 2018 (49 percent) than do Republicans (just 32 percent). A mere eight percent say he's made things better, and 30 percent say he's made no difference. That 18-point edge is the widest Democrats have held in CNN polling on the 2018 contests, and the largest at this point in midterm election cycles dating back two decades.

People British passports to change colour in 2019
Author: 0 British passports to change colour in 2019

He was joined in celebration by fellow Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell, who said on Twitter: "Brilliant news that the great British Passport is back!" The contest, which garnered more than 200 entries, was won by Scottish graphic designer Ian Macfarlane, with a design featuring a cover that transitions between the burgundy of the current United Kingdom passport and the dark blue of the old, pre-EU British passport.

People Australia's Defense Chief Declares End of Air Campaign Against Daesh
Author: 0 Australia's Defense Chief Declares End of Air Campaign Against Daesh

Australia will end air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and bring its six Super Hornet planes home after three years as part of the US -led coalition in the Middle East, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Friday. " Australia's Air Task Group has made a valued contribution to coalition operations against Daesh that is highly regarded by the US, Iraq and coalition partners".

People North Korea testing biological warheads for its missiles
Author: 0 North Korea testing biological warheads for its missiles

The Kim Jong Un regime is looking into whether it can prevent the biological weapon from dying out in the extreme heats that an intercontinental ballistic missile endures when it goes through the Earth's atmosphere, the Asahi newspaper reported Wednesday.

People Vet accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the head
Author: 0 Vet accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the head

According to authorities, on December 13 officers responded to a veterinary hospital after they received a report that a 15-month-old American bull dog named Bruiser had been shot in the head and was suffering from severe injuries. "I understand the severity of that type of arrest , that type of investigation, and I chose to, instead of communicating with 10 different press agencies on the same subject, to hold a press conference", Lopinto said.

People Khloe Kardashian reveals her baby bump for the very first time
Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian reveals her baby bump for the very first time

Unless you've been somewhere without Internet today, December 20, we're going to assume you've heard the insanely exciting news that Khloe Kardashian , 33, finally confirmed that she is pregnant with Tristan Thompson's , 26, child! She later addressed the outpouring of support on Twitter , writing, "I was so nervous to post our announcement but WOWWW I am overwhelmed with the response by you guys!" While it's possible Thompson dumped his pregnant girlfriend to date a celebrity, it's ...

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