• Gen Bajwa visits Rawalpindi church, participates in Christmas celebrations
Gen Bajwa visits Rawalpindi church, participates in Christmas celebrations

The churches of the city have been decorated and thousands of people visited the holy places to celebrate the Pagan holiday . The Santa Claus distributed chocolates and candies among the children as the Tourism Department ensured gala Christmas celebrations at ski resort Gulmarg.

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  • Christmas Tree May Be to Blame for Irving House Fire
Christmas Tree May Be to Blame for Irving House Fire

Winistorfer said the man was alert and talking to paramedics as he was transported to the Marshfield Medical Center. Winistorfer believes the man was a resident of the apartment. The source of the fire remains under investigation. Tony Fuentes, the neighbor who reported the fire, told the Sun-Star that the home, along with another vacant reside...

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  • Woman killed, husband injured by two dogs in southern Kentucky
Woman killed, husband injured by two dogs in southern Kentucky

Her husband shot both of them, killing one and injuring the other. The Bell County Sheriff's department confirmed to WYMT a woman was killed following a dog attack. When deputies arrived, they found the couple had been "savagely attacked by two pit bulls". According to police, the dogs did not belong to the couple.

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  • Jai Ram Thakur elected new Himachal CM
Jai Ram Thakur elected new Himachal CM

Thakur, a former state unit chief and rural development and panchayati raj minister from 2010 to 2012 in the government headed by Dhumal, is a Rajput leader considered close to the RSS. Mr Thakur comes from the Mandi region, which till today has never had any saffron party chief minister in the state. BJP had won a record nine of the 10 seats i...

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  • Moscow bus plows into pedestrians, 5 dead
Moscow bus plows into pedestrians, 5 dead

Police said that the incident happened as the bus driver lost control of the bus. The incident occurred near Slavyansky Bulvar metro station in western Moscow . Emergency response teams swarmed the site, with 10 ambulances, fire service personnel, and three medivac helicopters on the scene, according to local news agencies.

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  • Turkey signals new steps to block Trump's Jerusalem move
Turkey signals new steps to block Trump's Jerusalem move

This move comes after USA president Donald Trump threatened to cut aid from countries that voted against the United States' decision regarding Jerusalem in the Security Council on December 18 and the General Assembly on December 21. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the USA veto of Egypt's draft resolution over Jerusalem on Monday. Tr...

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  • Not inviting Kejriwal to metro line inauguration insult to public: AAP
Not inviting Kejriwal to metro line inauguration insult to public: AAP

Driven by blind faith and superstition, leaders never went to places for decades. The Magenta Line is the latest addition to the Delhi Metro system, which opened 15 years ago and covers more than 200 kilometers (125 miles). Magenta Line is the third metro line to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017. He thanked Uttar Pradesh ...

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  • Allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother on 'humanitarian grounds'
Allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother on 'humanitarian grounds'

Walkthrough gates have been installed outside the Foreign Office building amid strict security measures. However, New Delhi has been maintaining that Jadhav , a retired Navy officer, was kidnapped from Iran where he had some business interest.

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  • Tunisia bans Emirates flights over women security measures
Tunisia bans Emirates flights over women security measures

While the UAE said that "security information" had caused the original delays, and that the temporary ban had already been lifted, Tunisia's transport ministry said that the landing-ban would stay in place until the UAE was able to "operate flights in accordance with law and global agreements".

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  • Four Soldiers Killed After Pakistani Firing In Disputed Kashmir
Four Soldiers Killed After Pakistani Firing In Disputed Kashmir

Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling and firing when 120 Infantry Brigade, Batallion Area was on patrol, after which the Indian Army retaliated. Sources said after the incident, alert was sounded along the forward locations in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch. Lance Naik Singh, 34, hailed from Amritsa...

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  • Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe
Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe

The aardvark that died was identified as a female named Misha . "They worked incredibly hard in arduous conditions to bring it under control as quickly as possible and to stop it from spreading to neighboring animal enclosures", station manager David George explained.

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  • Trump says Haitians 'all have AIDS,' thinks all Africans live in huts
Trump says Haitians 'all have AIDS,' thinks all Africans live in huts

But as the president continued, Mr. Kelly and Mr. Miller turned their ire on Mr. Tillerson, blaming him for the influx of foreigners and prompting the secretary of state to throw up his arms in frustration. Not much, going by a special report yesterday by the authoritative New York Times on the style of the American leader. As tensions rose bet...

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  • Cops: Elderly couple said bags of weed were Christmas gifts
Cops: Elderly couple said bags of weed were Christmas gifts

The pair were charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp, which is required by Nebraska state law, NPR said. Vrbka told the News-Times. According to the paper, the marijuana was of such high grade the street value was likely around $336,000 (£251,000). Nebraska is one of several U.S.

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  • Ambassador's Claim About Fake News Claim Is Fake News
Ambassador's Claim About Fake News Claim Is Fake News

In a video of the event, Hoekstra contends that Muslim extremists are reeking havoc in the Netherlands and have "put Europe into chaos" as part of a "stealth jihad". The new USA ambassador to the Netherlands has denied saying that there are no go areas in the Netherlands and that cars and politicians are being set on fire because of radical Isl...

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  • Modesto Man Accused of Planning Christmas Terror Attack
Modesto Man Accused of Planning Christmas Terror Attack

The next day, Jameson said, in part, "We are in desperate times". More details to come. She cited domestic issues as the reason, without explaining further. He was trained in both M16 and AK-47 rifles. In subsequent communications with an undercover agent, he referred to his training in the USA military and noted he had been trained for combat ...

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  • Teacher gets bottle of wine from parents with student's face on label
Teacher gets bottle of wine from parents with student's face on label

Teachers at an Ohio School received an unusual gift for Christmas this week: a wine bottle with a picture of one of their students. This year, his parents thought the teacher needed something a little more substantial. "Best thing I've seen all day", wrote one person on Sommers' Twitter account. DJ's tweet quickly went viral and his mom, Mary...

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  • European Union rules Uber is a transport firm
European Union rules Uber is a transport firm

Even so, the tech giant has long maintained that they're not, in fact, a transportation company. In the latest of a series of legal battles, Uber had argued it was simply a digital app that acted as an intermediary between drivers and customers looking for a ride and so should fall under lighter European Union rules for online services.

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  • Showers are back by Christmas Weekend
Showers are back by Christmas Weekend

Some lingering light snow is possible again in Northeast Ohio, but with westerly winds, most of that snow will shift and focus over the lake-effect belt accumulating less than an inch. Cloudy, with a high near 21. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Rain chances remain low today , although, there is a 10% we see some very stray showers in...

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  • Korea Was Behind Wannacry Malware Attack
Korea Was Behind Wannacry Malware Attack

Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism. The WannaCry attack was one of the most devastating acts of cyberterrorism in recent times: the fast-spreading malware locked down several computers in the UK's NHS hospitals and displayed a message prompting users to pay $300 in Bitcoin to decrypt the files and r...

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  • Japan to Expand Ballistic Missile Defense With Ground-Based Aegis Batteries
Japan to Expand Ballistic Missile Defense With Ground-Based Aegis Batteries

The Japanese government has approved the deployment of two land-based USA missile defense systems Aegis Ashore systems in order to enhance the country's defense capability amid North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, local media reported .

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  • US Navy jets encounter 'ROTATING' UFO as Pentagon's $22m programme REVEALED
US Navy jets encounter 'ROTATING' UFO as Pentagon's $22m programme REVEALED

The Pentagon ran a secretive five-year program to investigate UFO sightings , spending US$22 million before it was shut down due to cost, it has been disclosed. The programme reportedly cost the Department of Defence more than $20 million (€17 million), but was brought to an end in a cost-saving effort. But it's part of an investigative piece by ...

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  • Palestinian Teen Who Slapped Israeli Soldiers Arrested Over Altercation
Palestinian Teen Who Slapped Israeli Soldiers Arrested Over Altercation

For Nariman, a Palestinian mother, activists and medic from Nabi Saleh, one of the occupied West Bank's most politically contentious villages, there was no time to grieve for her situation. The arrest warrant, which was carried out by soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Border Police, stated that the girl was arrested for taking part ...

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  • Track Palin Charged With Burglary, Assault
Track Palin Charged With Burglary, Assault

His father, Todd , told him not to, and Track threatened to beat him up. The incident left Todd bleeding from cuts on his head. The dispute began when he called to say he wanted to come get the truck, and his father refused, according to court documents.

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  • Singer Jonghyun of K-Pop Group SHINee dead at 27
Singer Jonghyun of K-Pop Group SHINee dead at 27

Police said they received a telephone call from his sister at 4:42 p.m. Monday, saying she thought he may have attempted suicide . Burning coal briquettes, which release carbon monoxide, is a common method of suicide in South Korea, which has one of the world's highest suicide rates.

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  • U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution against Trump's Jerusalem decision
U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution against Trump's Jerusalem decision

President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The draft resolution was initially circulated by Egypt , expressed deep regret at the recent decision and affirmed that "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition" of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and...

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  • North Korea
North Korea "directly responsible" for massive cyberattack: WH official

In an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal , Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bessert wrote that North Korea was "directly responsible" for the malware that "cost billions". "When we must, the United States will act alone to impose costs and consequences for cyber malfeasance", Bossert added. The administration is calling on the private secto...

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  • GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it
GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it

While Trump touted the benefits for the average American, the biggest tax cuts go toward the nation's corporations. The tax plan has enormous benefits for many businesses, with a permanent and sharp reduction in tax rates that Republicans believe will trigger more economic growth and lead to higher wages.

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  • Egypt counts on resumption of Russian flights to revive ailing tourism
Egypt counts on resumption of Russian flights to revive ailing tourism

Moscow suspended flights to Egypt after an Islamic State bomb brought down a Russian airliner over Sinai in October 2015, killing all 224 people on board. Following the 2015 downing of the Russian plane, Egypt's already struggling tourism sector was severely hit. The Egyptian tourism sector, one of the country's main sources of national income ...

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  • Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain
Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

A chair on the lift slid backward on the haul rope into the one behind it, causing a domino effect that resulted in four slipped chairs, said Aaron Weyman, Tussey Mountain's marketing director. "At the time the office was notified of a lift malfunction and when this original tweet was made, we were under the impression it was exclusively a lift iss...

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  • Putin calls to thank Trump for Central Intelligence Agency tip that prevented terror attack
Putin calls to thank Trump for Central Intelligence Agency tip that prevented terror attack

Putin of Russia called President Donald J. Trump today to thank him for the advanced warning the United States intelligence agencies provided to Russia concerning a major terror plot in Saint Petersburg, Russia, " read the statement from the White House.

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  • Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President
Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President

Mr Trump told reporters he telephoned Mr Putin on Thursday and the pair discussed several issues. "(But) we are objectively seeing that there have been some major accomplishments, even in the short time he has been working. Macierewicz said in a radio interview that Putin "should have the courage to take responsibility for what has happened". ...

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  • Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'
Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

Langhofer also asserts in the letter sent to the chairs of the congressional committees that "TFA owned and controlled the PTT emails and data" adding that "GSA had no right to access or control the records but was simply serving as TFA's records custodian".

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  • 'PadMan' trailer: Akshay Kumar emerges as the new Indian superhero
'PadMan' trailer: Akshay Kumar emerges as the new Indian superhero

The film's highly anticipated trailer released today and has received a huge response, in fact over 3 million views for the trailer in a matter of just a few hours. He plays a simpleton who loves his wife and the women in his life and wants to bring a healthy change in their lives. The trailer opens with Amitabh Bachchan's narration which intro...

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  • Iran says weaponry displayed by Haley is 'fabricated'
Iran says weaponry displayed by Haley is 'fabricated'

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of smuggling missiles to the Houthis through ports used to deliver humanitarian aid and food shipments to Yemen. "The U.S. The only known short-range ballistic missiles that don't have those fins are Iran's Qiam missiles, Haley said. The US mission to the United Nations said its ambassador, Nikki Haley, would hold a...

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  • Korea as S. Korea & US escalate activity
Korea as S. Korea & US escalate activity

North Korea's latest missile test, which US experts say indicated an increasing technological sophistication, did not demonstrate an imminent threat of nuclear attack on the United States, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. Japan's foreign minister is urging the worldwide community to maximize pressure on North Korea "by all means available"...

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