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Murray eyes Wimbledon return after surgery

Murray eyes Wimbledon return after surgery Murray, who ended 2016 as world number one, has slipped down to 19th in the rankings. The Three-time Major victor is quoted by BBC Sport as saying: "I'm not finished playing tennis yet". "The surgeon felt that my hip will be feeling better than it did a year ago", Murray said. The Scotsman now intends to focus on winning big tournaments rather than concentrate on gaining points to climb back... [Full Article...]

Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects McCartney was a husband and has three sons. The deputy arrived at the home on 200th St. E. and chased a suspect but was struck by gunfire during the pursuit. Authorities have launched a manhunt for the other suspect, and blocked off several roads in the suburb. During the ensuing chase, police believe at least one of the suspects fired shots. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump on book's mental health claims

Donald Trump on book's mental health claims The diplomats added that US officials told United Nations officials in the last two days that President Trump is considering totally cutting the part of the funding which was frozen, and is even considering cutting up to $180 million, which amounts to half of the USA funding to UNRWA. [Full Article...]

There Is 'No' Deep State at the CIA — CIA Director Pompeo

There Is 'No' Deep State at the CIA — CIA Director Pompeo After Wallace played a clip of Trump during the transition saying that he was "like a smart person" when explaining why he didn't need daily intelligence briefings, Wallace then attempted to engage Pompeo on the president's tweets. This comes as Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" included depictions which paint Trump as uninformed, at times an erratic and a childi... [Full Article...]

Liberia's President-elect, George Weah To Visit Synagogue Church For Thanksgiving

Liberia's President-elect, George Weah To Visit Synagogue Church For Thanksgiving Wenger was Weah's manager at French side Monaco between 1988 and 1992 but he is not sure he will able to attend. "Maybe if I'm suspended I'll have time to go", Wenger joked. "What's important is when you look at his life, and I think the life of this guy is a real film, it's unbelievable". You can make a fantastic film. [Full Article...]

Rotor issue caused US helicopter emergency landing in Japan

Rotor issue caused US helicopter emergency landing in Japan Representatives of the US Marine Corps (USMC) in Okinawa did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The incidents are the latest in a series that have inflamed Okinawan opposition to the large USA military presence on the southern Japan island chain. [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland secretary Brokenshire resigns on health grounds

Northern Ireland secretary Brokenshire resigns on health grounds The politician said he is expected to undergo surgery to remove a lung lesion. In a letter to May, Brokenshire said he would not be able to give the "complete focus" required to resolve the crisis. The Northern Ireland Office confirmed that Mr Brokenshire has resigned, but would not confirm reports that his decision was based on health grounds. [Full Article...]

Trump Tower on fire in Midtown Manhattan

Trump Tower on fire in Midtown Manhattan No injuries are being reported, and it's still not clear what caused the fire. Video footage from nearby buildings shows smoke billowing out of the building's top floor. The source of the fire was apparently the building's heating and cooling system, according to the FDNY. The blaze started just before 7:00 a.m., the New York Fire Department confirmed. [Full Article...]

Palestine reinstates ambassador to Pakistan: Tahir Ashrafi

Palestine reinstates ambassador to Pakistan: Tahir Ashrafi Walid Abu Ali was recalled in December for attending a rally where he shared the stage with alleged 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed . Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) in statement said the country's unambiguous and steadfast support to the Palestinian cause was well known and several rallies had been held since the USA announced to recognise Jerusalem as capital of... [Full Article...]

Former Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad's bid to unseat Najib Razak

Former Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad's bid to unseat Najib Razak The 70-year-old de-facto leader of the PKR was sentenced to five years' jail on Mar 7, 2014 by the Court of Appeal for sodomising a former aide, a charge he has said is politically motivated. A survey by pollster the Merdeka Centre last month showed the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition potentially regaining its crucial two-thirds parliamentary majority, needed to amend the constitution. [Full Article...]

At least 25 dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

At least 25 dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya Almost 34,000 migrants have drowned or gone missing in the waters since 2000, according to figures from the International Organization for Migration. Smugglers routinely crowd many more than 100 people into motorised rubber dinghies created to hold far fewer. [Full Article...]

Decriminalising homosexual sex: Supreme Court to review Section 377 of IPC

Decriminalising homosexual sex: Supreme Court to review Section 377 of IPC One of the LGBT activist Akkai following Supreme Court's observations said , "We need to welcome it". "You can't put in jail two adults who are involved in consenting unnatural sex", Datar said and referred to a recent nine-judge bench judgement in the privacy matter to highlight the point that the right to choose a sexual partner was part of fundamental right . [Full Article...]

Lottery official: Actual jackpot was $559.7M

Lottery official: Actual jackpot was $559.7M Her husband handpicks numbers for his Powerball tickets. If a victor opts for cash, they would receive $358.5 million. "The day's still young", she said. Peter Patel works at the Food Mart in Eastview and sold Wedge her ticket. "That's exciting", Shirley Lust said as she bought her Powerball ticket Friday. [Full Article...]

5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show — Golden Globes

5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show — Golden Globes So, in honor of female empowerment, we created a list of iconic actresses who've won in the past. It's an nearly certainty that all of these women will be wearing black, an initiative organised by the Time's Up campaign to stand in solidarity with those who experience sexual harassment, assault or abuse across all industries. [Full Article...]

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Shafiq Retreats From Running in 2018 Presidential Elections

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Shafiq Retreats From Running in 2018 Presidential Elections In late November, Shafik announced from the UAE, where he had been in exile since 2012, that he intends to run in the upcoming presidential elections. Sisi took office in mid-2014, a year after he led the ouster of his predecessor Morsi in July 2013 in response to mass protests against Morsi's one-year rule and his now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. [Full Article...]

Houston Police Searching for Missing Sports Reporter Courtney Roland

Houston Police Searching for Missing Sports Reporter Courtney Roland According to a Facebook post from Kathryn Chiles, claiming to be posting for the Roland family, Courtney was last seen in the Heights area of Houston . Roland's online resume says she also worked for Mossy Oak Outdoor Sports and Entertainment as an on-air host and narrator, as well as Yahoo! Officials with Houston police had not confirmed the missing person's report as of late Sunday. [Full Article...]

Merkel embarks on new talks to form government

Merkel embarks on new talks to form government The parties will likely clash on immigration, tax, healthcare and Europe. Meanwhile, Mrs Merkel said Germany needed to keep growth-friendly investment and budget consolidation policies. But Merkel needs to convince the Social Democratic Party they can work together, and that might be hard. She has good reason to want to make a coalition happen. [Full Article...]

Four cricketers arrested for 'respecting' Pakistan national anthem

Four cricketers arrested for 'respecting' Pakistan national anthem In April previous year, police had detained local cricketers in Ganderbal area for donning Pakistan uniform and playing its national anthem. Several players were booked for bowing their heads in honour of Pakistan's national anthem, which was played before the start of the match in Bandipora district. [Full Article...]

Ahmadinejad arrested for allegedly inciting anti-government protests

Ahmadinejad arrested for allegedly inciting anti-government protests Ahmadinejad was reportedly at a rally where he publicly criticized the government. A FORMER Iranian president has been arrested for "inciting violence" after claims he was critical of the current regime and leader. A total of 21 people have died and hundreds have been arrested since December 28 as protests over economic woes turned against the Iranian regime, with attacks on government buildings... [Full Article...]

Jadhav row:'Chappal Chor Pakistan' protest in US

Jadhav row:'Chappal Chor Pakistan' protest in US He also said that Pakistan is best advised to fulfill its global obligations, whether it pertains to consular relations or UNSC resolutions 1267 and 1373 on terrorism, and to desist from continuing violations of human rights of an Indian national. [Full Article...]


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