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Author: 0 Iran arrests protesters over hikes in food prices

The crowd quickly grew, and their chants soon branched out of the economic realm to target President Rouhani and his foreign policy in Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen in a more direct challenge to the regime. The head of Mashhad's revolutionary court, Hossein Heidari, said people were arrested for chanting "harsh slogans", the Fars news agency reported.

People Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back
Author: 0 Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back

Gandhi is in the state to review his party's performance in the recently-held Assembly polls that the incumbent Congress lost. A high "slap" drama took place on Friday morning in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla after a Congress MLA was denied entry into the party's office where Congress President Rahul Gandhi was holding a review meeting.

People Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency, behind Bitcoin
Author: 0 Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency, behind Bitcoin

Still, the cryptocurrency ended the session with a record close of $1.43, from where it was able to continue its advance on Friday. Bitcoin and ethereum were down Monday. Garlinghouse explained. He added, "There's no question there's a lot of hype in this system". Ripple has raised $93.6 million from investors such as CME Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank, Andreessen Horowitz and Alphabet's GV, formerly Google Ventures, according to Crunchbase.

People Suspect Gets out of SUV in Virginia, Shoots at Officers
Author: 0 Suspect Gets out of SUV in Virginia, Shoots at Officers

The driver pulled off to the shoulder and started shooting at the trooper and deputy and hit the trooper's windshield, VSP said. Around 11:31 a.m. on Thursday, officers received a "Be On the Look Out" notice for an SUV that may have been related to a fatal shooting at England Run North Apartments on Heron Drive in Stafford.

People BJP moves privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for 'mocking' Arun Jaitley
Author: 0 BJP moves privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for 'mocking' Arun Jaitley

Moving the motion under Rule 187, Yadav urged Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu to take notice of the alleged breach of Jaitley's privilege, who is also the Leader of the House. "The name of Leader of the House Arun Jaitley has been intentionally published by the Congress president with malafide intentions to defame this House", Yadav said.

Author: 0 USA stocks open higher; S&P 500 tracking for best year since 2013

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up 0.3 per cent at 24,837.51. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,547. On a monthly basis, the indexes are also set for a historic end to the year. There are no major economic data releases on deck on Friday. "It's a continuation of a trend we've seen the whole year".

People ConCourt opens door to Zuma impeachment; says parliament failed in duties
Author: 0 ConCourt opens door to Zuma impeachment; says parliament failed in duties

The opposition had gone to court arguing that the Speaker of parliament had failed to institute appropriate processes to hold Zuma accountable for his failure to abide by the anti-corruption watchdog's recommendations in 2014 over refurbishments at his rural home in the eastern KwaZulu Natal province using some $15 million of taxpayers money.

People Residents in Erie brace for more snow
Author: 0 Residents in Erie brace for more snow

The Friday morning low will be 28 with the wind chill at 22 and reaching 45 for the afternoon high. These temperatures, compared to normal, will be the coldest in the world. High temperatures may not exceed minus-23 degrees (minus-10F) on Saturday, which would threaten some records. "Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero".

People Panel raps Park for halting North-South project
Author: 0 Panel raps Park for halting North-South project

It showed a North Korean vessel named Ryesonggang 1 connected with a Chinese ship. UN Security Council resolution 2,375, passed in September after the Kim Jong-un regime's latest nuclear test, limited North Korean imports to 500,000 barrels between October and December, and two million barrels in total next year.

Author: 0 North Korean Defector Doesn't Remember Escaping Across Border

The revelation about the defector comes a week after reports began circulating that North Korea had begun tests to load anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles. Ship-to-ship trade with North Korea at sea is prohibited under United Nations sanctions adopted in September. All of those tested fled North Korea before the country's fourth nuclear test in January 2016.

People Black Caps down Windies in first T20
Author: 0 Black Caps down Windies in first T20

Doug Bracewell picked up two wickets for the side. The final two T20 matches of the series will be played at Mount Maunganui's Bay Oval. Wicketkeeper Glenn Phillips , in only his fourth one-day global for New Zealand , made 56, took three catches and had two stumpings in a man-of-the-match performance which was hugely influential in New Zealand's victory.

Author: 0 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

The Interior Ministry did not explain the reason for the different accounts. Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday. The general prosecutor said in a statement that an investigation has been launched into the incident. Authorities have shut off the area around the church.

People Man running from police drives off OR pier into river
Author: 0 Man running from police drives off OR pier into river

Officers responded to North Tongue Point at 10 a.m. Wednesday on reports of a man in a red Ford F150 who had possibly been trespassing on boats. He took off as they approached his truck to make the arrest, starting a short pursuit. Police are working with the Coast Guard on removing the sunken pickup truck from the river. "I'm thankful the men from WCT Marine and fishing vessel (Pacific Wind) were there and willing to help", Deputy Astoria Police Chief Eric Halverson said, according to ...

People US, Israel hold secret meeting in effort to curb growing Iranian threat
Author: 0 US, Israel hold secret meeting in effort to curb growing Iranian threat

Player at the table: The Israeli team was headed by national security adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat and included senior representatives of the Israeli military, Ministry of Defense, Foreign Ministry and intelligence community. Countering Iran's development of ballistic missiles and its "precision project" that seeks to build precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon for Hezbollah to be used against Israel in any future conflict.

People Russian-Turkish contract on S-400 missile systems worth $2.5 bln
Author: 0 Russian-Turkish contract on S-400 missile systems worth $2.5 bln

The Russian Finance Ministry will finance a deal from the state treasury, while Russian banks will take part exclusively in the transfer of funds in the deal, a Russian banking source said. In May 2016, India's Defense Acquisition Council has approved the purchase of five S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) air defense missile systems from Russian Federation.

People Met Office warns of snow in Northumberland on Friday
Author: 0 Met Office warns of snow in Northumberland on Friday

The Met Office has issued an amber warning in northern England for Friday morning with heavy snow predicted around the southern Pennines. The nationwide snow-ice warning also remains in effect, though it has nopw been extended to 10am Friday morning.

People Al Franken addresses supporters ahead of resignation from Senate
Author: 0 Al Franken addresses supporters ahead of resignation from Senate

Franken announced last week that he planned to step down on January 2. Franken announced plans to resign December 7, one day after a seventh claim of sexual harassment emerged against him. Minnesota lawmaker is stepping down amid sexual misconduct allegations. "Serving the people of Minnesota in the U.S. Senate has been the honor of my life", he said.

Author: 0 Falkholt sister loses fight for life after horrific NSW crash

Police said the crash was caused by one vehicle being on the wrong side of the road. "I love you with all my heart bubba, I'm gonna miss you so much and I'm feel so shattered that I won't be able to spend the rest of my life laughing with you, having fun with you and making you smile".

People South Korea Criticizes 'Flawed' Deal with Japan Over Wartime Sex Slaves
Author: 0 South Korea Criticizes 'Flawed' Deal with Japan Over Wartime Sex Slaves

In a statement, Mr Moon called the deal a "political agreement that excludes victims and the public" and violates general principles in global society. "I hope Korea and Japan will overcome the history of an unfortunate past and become true friends", he said. Comparatively, import-dependent Japan and South Korea will have taken around 83.5 million tonnes and just over 37 million tonnes by the end of the year, respectively.

People South Korea's ex-president
Author: 0 South Korea's ex-president "unilaterally ordered" shutdown of inter-Korean complex

At least four defectors from North Korea's Kilju County, the location of the pariah government's notorious Punggye-ri nuclear test site, have tested positive for symptoms of radiation exposure, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. All of those tested fled North Korea before the country's fourth nuclear test in January 2016. "It has been identified that the ministry was not even well aware of intelligence details", Im Seong-taek, a lawyer and panel member, told a briefing.

People US, Israel in Secret Memo Vs. Iran
Author: 0 US, Israel in Secret Memo Vs. Iran

A USA official told Axios the document goal's was to translate President Donald Trump's speech on Iran in October into U.S. Dealing with Iranian activity in Syria , Iran's nuclear weapons program and its ballistic missile systems as well as its support for the Lebanese-based Hezbollah group, were areas mentioned by the report.

People Soccer Star George Weah Elected President of Liberia
Author: 0 Soccer Star George Weah Elected President of Liberia

Almost 2.2 million voters were choosing between the 51-year-old Weah and 73-year-old Vice President Joseph Boakai. With almost all ballots from Tuesday's run-off vote counted, Weah is well ahead of opponent Joseph Boakai with more than 60 per cent of the vote, BBC reported on Thursday.

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