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People Turkey calls for peace, stability in Iran
Author: 0 Turkey calls for peace, stability in Iran

President Tayyip Erdogan said he would discuss defence cooperation with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally France during his visit to Paris on Friday, highlighting an "important" step which Turkey would be taking with the Franco-Italian EUROSAM defence consortium.

People Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said
Author: 0 Nikki Haley, Lindsey Graham call out Iran. Here's what they said

The Iranian government restricted access to social media at the height of the protests over the weekend, but many Iranians also use VPNs so the government can not track their online activity. "The government continues to imprison and kill those who are fearless enough to venture into the street". Asked about the possibility of talks, Haley said: "We won't take any of the talks seriously if they don't do something to ban all nuclear weapons in North Korea".

Author: 0 US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy

Federal laws banning the cultivation, distribution and possession of marijuana "reflect Congress' determination that marijuana is a risky drug and that marijuana activity is a serious crime", Sessions said in a memo to US attorneys. "I think it should be up to the states, absolutely", he told Brandon Rittiman from Channel 9 News at the time . "The president believes in enforcing federal law", Sanders said at Thursday's press briefing.

People Israel approves first reading of death penalty bill
Author: 0 Israel approves first reading of death penalty bill

Several of Israel's senior security officials, including the Shin Bet, opposed the bill, arguing that the death penalty will not deter potential terrorists and may even instigate kidnappings of Jews worldwide in order to try and force a prisoner exchange.

People Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt

One of the main attractions is the Karnak temple, which dates back thousands of years. The service operating the hot air balloons was temporarily suspended following that incident. The tourists, from Britain, France, Hong Kong, Hungary and Japan, died when the balloon plummeted to the ground after catching fire. Those on board the flight included a number of foreign nationals along with Egyptian tourists.

People Thousands of flights cancelled due to weather
Author: 0 Thousands of flights cancelled due to weather

A member of the airport's law enforcement team said the first inbound flight is expected Friday around 10 a.m. ET. A handful of departing flights to Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia and Varadero were delayed. Airport officials were constantly updating flight statuses to and from destinations across the United States. Check online here for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport flights .

People Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions
Author: 0 Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions

I will continue to oppose those efforts or any efforts to make it illegal for NY law enforcement officials to deport illegal immigrants who are breaking NY state laws". "I don't see a legal basis", he told reporters, adding that Cuomo is too focused on policies coming out of Washington instead of improving the state's own business climate.

People USA puts Pakistan on watch list for 'violation of religious freedom'
Author: 0 USA puts Pakistan on watch list for 'violation of religious freedom'

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed the State Department's naming of "Countries of Particular Concern" (CPCs) for severe religious freedom violations. U.S. Ambassador David Hale was summoned to discuss the remarks and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif suggested a U.S. audit of the money Pakistan receives from its Western ally, so as to "let the world know who is lying and deceiving".

People Woman Was Assaulted On Vegas Flight
Author: 0 Woman Was Assaulted On Vegas Flight

The victim told the investigating officials that she woke up to find Ramamoorthy's hand inside her trousers and he reportedly stopped after the victim woke up, reported Times Now. The victim tells authorities she woke up with Ramamoorthy's hand in her trousers and inserting his fingers into her vagina. The suspect is from India and is not a US citizen, according to the newspaper.

People Powerball jackpot now at a record $550 million; still no winners
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot now at a record $550 million; still no winners

The odds of winning Powerball are only slightly better - 1 in 292.2 million. There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play. Two were in Northern Kentucky: Riverside Market Place, 106 Elm St.in Ludlow and Thornton's #73, 3045 Dixie Hwy in Erlanger. "Your natural inclination will be to climb to the highest point of your roof, and scream at the top of your lungs that you are now one of the world's ...

People Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By
Author: 0 Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By

The online magazine quoting a US government source reported that the missile's first stage engines failed after approximately one minute of powered flight, resulting in catastrophic failure. As the liquid-fueled missile did not, according to USA government sources, explode in flight, there is reason to believe that the missile exploded when it slammed into the earth, causing considerable damage.

People Massive winter storm threatens NY with snow and floods
Author: 0 Massive winter storm threatens NY with snow and floods

This is how much snow fell, in inches, between 12 a.m. In Boston , Mayor Marty Walsh said schools would remain closed on Friday. Blizzard warnings were in place along the coast from North Carolina to ME, with the National Weather Service forecasting winds as high as 55 miles per hour (89 kph) that may bring down tree limbs and knock out power.

Author: 0 US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists

Soon after the president's tweet , the White House had confirmed that the U.S. had suspended its Dollars 255 million military aid to Pakistan. The Trump administration says it is suspending security assistance to the Pakistani military until it takes "decisive action" against the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network that are targeting US personnel in Afghanistan.

People Simple Tips For Creating Resolutions You'll Actually Stick With in 2018
Author: 0 Simple Tips For Creating Resolutions You'll Actually Stick With in 2018

Oberg continues, "We love to encourage our members, we ask them what their goals are, and we'll follow up with them, we'll encourage them, hey how far are you down, are you down ten pounds". "If you are, are you allowing enough time for training? ". End-of-year reflection and goal-setting doesn't have to be hard or scary. "The idea isn't about holding them accountable, but supporting each other", Hamilton said.

People Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Clears Two Procurement Proposals
Author: 0 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Clears Two Procurement Proposals

The LRSAM, or Barak-8 naval air defense system, is jointly developed by India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in close collaboration with Israel's Israel Aircraft Industry (IAI). The Defence Ministry on Tuesday gave the final approvals for the procurement of 131 Barak missiles for the Navy and 240 precision-guided munitions (PGM) for the Indian Air Force (IAF), together estimated at ₹1,714 crore.

People Georgia fans crash StubHub trying to get CFP National Championship tickets
Author: 0 Georgia fans crash StubHub trying to get CFP National Championship tickets

The National Title game in Atlanta will no doubt be the hottest ticket in town, especially after the Georgia Bulldogs pulled out an epic OT win over the Oklahoma Sooners in the Rose Bowl on Monday. Yikes. The real winners of the Rose Bowl are the ticket brokers. That number jumped by at least 20 percent on December 2 after Georgia beat Alabama in the SEC championship.

People Commercial property values to increase up to 45 per cent: BC Assessment
Author: 0 Commercial property values to increase up to 45 per cent: BC Assessment

Assessments for the average single-family home in Fort St. John dropped from $387,000 to $369,000 year-over year, or a decline of 4.6 per cent. The total value of all Greater Vancouver properties is up 9.9% year-over-year, with a total assessed value of $907.1 billion, compared with $825.2 billion last year.

People At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway
Author: 0 At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway

The Erie County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and Erie County Department of Health SMART teams are also on the scene. Crews had to extract multiple people from vehicles and at least two people sustained very serious injuries - including one critical - but many were considered minor.

People Peru bus crash leaves 25 dead
Author: 0 Peru bus crash leaves 25 dead

More than 50 people were on the bus. The nation's deadliest traffic crash on record happened in 2013 when a makeshift bus carrying 51 Quechua Indians back from a party in southeastern Peru fell off a cliff into a river, killing everyone on board.

People Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees
Author: 0 Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees

The hurricane hit on September 20 with winds of up to 154 miles per hour, knocking power out to the entire island. ". Puerto Ricans on the mainland are angry that it's taking too long to rebuild the island after Hurricane Maria ". Unlike Florida students, Puerto Rican students do not have to maintain a minimum GPA or pass state tests in English in order to receive a high school diploma.

People Israel Approves Annexation of Illegal West Bank Settlements
Author: 0 Israel Approves Annexation of Illegal West Bank Settlements

Late last month, the State Department sent a memo to embassies in the Middle East warning of potential unrest. Yoav Kisch, head of the Knesset Control Committee, started preparing for an amendment in the basic law in which the Israeli army powers on settlers are abolished and substituted by the civil law.

People Couple accused of having sex in restaurant in front of customers
Author: 0 Couple accused of having sex in restaurant in front of customers

The paper reported that officers found the couple at a nearby gas station. A man and woman in Texas were arrested over an alleged five-minute-long bout of oral sex in a busy restaurant booth on New Year's Eve. Police said they obtained surveillance video from the restaurant that matched the couple to witness reports. People were allegedly "very offended" by the behavior of the suspects, especially since children were present in the restaurant.

People Minnesota Lottery's annual raffle game yields two $1M winners
Author: 0 Minnesota Lottery's annual raffle game yields two $1M winners

It had been given to him by his uncle, Peadar Murphy , who lives in the village of Castlebridge , near Flanagan's Centra Supermarket where he bought the winning ticket back on December 14. Supermarket owner, Louis Flanagan said: "Once the ticket was validated I asked Kevin for a hold of it so I could become a millionaire for a few short seconds".

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