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 2017-12-14 09:42 

Malay Mail Online

What is in the US Republicans' final tax bill...

WASHINGTON, Dec 13 Republicans in the US Congress reached a deal on final tax legislation yesterday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that, if approved, would be sent to President Donald Trump to sign into law.Formal...

 2017-12-14 09:40 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah floods: Number of evacuees rises to 1,685...

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 14 The number of flood victims still staying at the six flood evacuation centres as at 8am today rose to 1,685 from 719 families compared with 1,613 from 692 families last night.The Sabah State Disaster Management...

 2017-12-14 09:40 

Emirates 24|7

Winter cuts dent China's industrial output...

China's industrial output slowed again in November, official data showed Thursday, as authorities press on with their fight against smog by clamping down on polluting heavy industries.Output at factories and workshops expanded 6.1 percent year-on-year...

 2017-12-14 09:40 

Emirates 24|7

Marvel or mishap? Hong Kong's troubled mega bridge...

Billed as the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, it has been touted by supporters as an engineering wonder.But critics say the multi-billion dollar infrastructure mega-project is politically driven and a costly ...

 2017-12-14 09:40 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Shortage of staff, track maintenance machines continue to ail Indian Railways...

Top railway officials from across the country have submitted to Railway Board a detailed list of issues turning out to be a big hurdle in ensuring passenger safety....

 2017-12-14 09:39 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

IRGC Chief: Victory Imminent in Yemen...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Islamic resistance front is going to celebrate a victory in Yemen in the near future, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said Thursday....

 2017-12-14 09:39 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Eyes Long-Term Cooperation with Turkey against Terror...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for long-term cooperation with neighboring Turkey in the fight against terrorism, stressing the need for constant coordination to ensure peace and security in Syria....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Israeli Intelligence Minister Wants Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Tel Aviv...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz wants Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit Tel Aviv, as Saudi Arabia and Israel do not have official relations but various reports have recently emerged of co-operation between Riyadh ....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Poll: Half of Britons Oppose US President's State Visit to UK...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A poll revealed that about half of the British people believe that the UK must scrap its invitation for a full state visit to US President Donald Trump following his support for a British far-right group....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

UN Rights Expert: US Must Stop Policy of Impunity for Crime of Torture...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, appealed to the United States to end a pervasive policy of impunity for crimes of torture committed by US officials....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

MSF: 6,700 Rohingya Killed in First Month of Myanmar Violence...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced that at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown in Rakhine state that began in late August....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

North Korea's Leader Vows to Produce More Nukes, Honors Scientists...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un promised to have more nuclear weapons manufactured, while personally honoring scientists who contributed significantly to the test-launch of Pyongyang's most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile, du...

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Kremlin: Russian Military Operation in Syria Reached End Goal...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced that Russia's air campaign in Syria has largely reached the final goal of freeing the land from militants....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Red Cross: Life Has Stopped in Myanmar's Rakhine...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The International Committee of the Red Cross announced that life has stopped in Rakhine state due to the fear of violence, months after a new wave of crackdown by the government erupted against the persecuted Rohingya Muslims....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Trump, Tillerson Send Mixed Messages on North Korea Talks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Even though US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statement on Tuesday implied that the US is ready to begin negotiations with North Korea without preconditions, it appears as though the Washington is not yet ready to hold talks with Py ...

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Kiev Hails US, Canada for Greenlighting Lethal Arms Supplies That Could Kill Ukraine Peace Process...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Russian senator said by including Ukraine on the list of countries approved for lethal weapons sales, Canada has became a side in a bloody civil war, undermining a shaky peace process, as Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko app...

 2017-12-14 09:38 

FARS News Agency

Israel Strikes Militant Posts in Gaza...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Security officials said Israeli helicopters struck early Thursday several militant posts in the Gaza Strip in response to earlier rocket attacks carried out from the coastal enclave against Israel....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

Manila Bulletin

'Bad science' to blame for P3.5-B Dengvaxia purchase — health experts...

Former president Benigno Aquino III should not be blamed for approving the purchase of P3.5-billion anti-dengue vaccines from Sanofi Pasteur since he is just relying on experts' advice, health reform advocates said....

 2017-12-14 09:38 

Odisha Sun Times

Exploitation in name of parking fee in Odisha capital!...
 2017-12-14 09:37 

Press Trust of India

Srinagar-Jammu NH reopened for traffic...

Srinagar, Dec 14 (PTI) The Srinagar-Jammu NationalHighway was today reopened for traffic, restoring the surfacelink between the Kashmir Valley and the rest of the countryafter two days, officials said."The highway has been restored and movement of tra...

 2017-12-14 09:35 

Times of Israel

Kentucky lawmaker accused of sex assault dies in apparent suicide...

In final Facebook post, Dan Johnson writes that PTSD 'is a sickness that will take my life'In final Facebook post, Dan Johnson writes that PTSD 'is a sickness that will take my life'...

 2017-12-14 09:35 

Malay Mail Online

'No complacency' spells no hope for Man City's chasers...

LONDON, Dec 14 The perfectionist's streak that runs through Pep Guardiola demanded he should declare after another record-breaking triumph yesterday there would be absolutely no possibility of complacency now derailing Manchester City.Fresh...

 2017-12-14 09:35 

The Asahi Shimbun

Only 1% of total waste Moritomo said existed on school site found:The Asahi Shimbun...

Government officials bought Moritomo Gakuen's claim that there were thousands of tons of waste burie...

 2017-12-14 09:33 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Army jawan shoots self-dead in Jammu and Kashmir...

Two bullets pierced his head and the helmet he was wearing while he was on duty near Chhalla village in the RS Pura police station area....

 2017-12-14 09:32 

Hindustan Times

Army jawan shoots himself dead in Jammu...

Two bullets pierced his head and the helmet he was wearing....

 2017-12-14 09:31 

Times of Israel

IDF: We won't abide anything less than total calm in Gaza...

Army spokesperson issues stern warning to Palestinian terrorist groups following significant increase in rocket attacks against IsraelArmy spokesperson issues stern warning to Palestinian terrorist groups following significant increase in rocket attacks a...

 2017-12-14 09:31 

Malay Mail Online

White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman resigns...

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to US President Donald Trump, has resigned from the White House to pursue other opportunities, Trumps spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said...

 2017-12-14 09:30 

The Quint

Planning to Follow Your Passion? Prepare to Deal With This...

Trying to live your dream? You'll relate to this....

 2017-12-14 09:29 

Hindustan Times

China-US Delta flight makes emergency landing in Tokyo...

The Delta flight travelling from Shanghai to Seattle landed in Tokyo after a possible fuel leak....

 2017-12-14 09:28 

The Quint

What Surat Can Teach States About Public Health...

Each of Surat's 44 urban health centres is equipped with a path lab and staffed with medical officers & specialists....

 2017-12-14 09:27 

The Quint

Himachal Polls: Anti-Incumbency May Work Against Congress...

Since 1985, governments in Himachal have alternated between Congress and BJP, and this time, it is the BJP's turn....

 2017-12-14 09:27 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore's bird park welcomes first king penguin in almost a decade...

SINGAPORE, Dec 14 The first king penguin in almost 10 years made its appearance at Jurong Bird Park yesterday, after it was hatched two months ago.Maru which means round in Japanese is the first successful king penguin to be...

 2017-12-14 09:27 

The Mainichi

Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries...

LONDON (AP) -- British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest....

 2017-12-14 09:26 

Hindustan Times

Shiva Rajkumar's Mufti mints Rs 15 crore in first five days, Sandalwood rejoices...

Directed by Narthan, Mufti stars Sriimurali and Shanvi Srivastava in lead. Shiva Rajkumar is playing a pivotal role....

 2017-12-14 09:26 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro: there's an app for that...

Pregnant women struggling to bag a seat on the famously packed Tokyo subway could find their salvation in a new app connecting them with nearby passengers willing to give up their coveted perch.The digital match-making app being trialled this week on the ...

 2017-12-14 09:26 

Malay Mail Online

Rooney strike lifts Everton to 1-0 win at Newcastle...

LONDON, Dec 14 Wayne Rooney's first-half goal lifted Everton to a 1-0 Premier League win over Newcastle United yesterday and continued their revival under manager Sam Allardyce.Rooney struck in the 27th minute, turning in a rebound from...

 2017-12-14 09:26 

The Quint

In Pics: Salman Gets Goofy on DID 6 with Katrina & Mithun Da...

Salman Khan rode a horse with Mithun Chakraborty on 'Dance India Dance' while Katrina Kaif looks on....

 2017-12-14 09:25 

Hindustan Times

BJP, BSP cross swords as fresh Vande Mataram row strikes a jarring note in UP...

A fresh political controversy erupted in Uttar Pradesh with former chief minister Mayawati accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of hounding her partys Dalit mayor during the oath taking ceremony in which the BJP and the BSP stood divided on singing Vande M...

 2017-12-14 09:25 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Katzav appeals decision not to cancel his house arrest...
 2017-12-14 09:25 

The Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO employee wins workers’ compensation for leukemia:The Asahi Shimbun...

A Tokyo Electric Power Co. employee who developed leukemia after battling the Fukushima nuclear disa...

 2017-12-14 09:24 

Malay Mail Online

Asia stocks edge higher after Fed meeting, US dollar sags...

TOKYO, Dec 14 Asian stocks edged higher today after the Federal Reserve delivered a much-anticipated interest rate hike but flagged caution about inflation, tempering expectations for future tightening, which weighed on the US dollar and...

 2017-12-14 09:24 

Malay Mail Online

Trump Jr testifies to US Senate committee in Russia probe...

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 US President Donald Trumps eldest son met with the US Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday as part of the panels investigation into Russia, the 2016 US election and whether his fathers election campaign colluded...

 2017-12-14 09:24 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Argentina's Independiente wins Copa Sudamericana in Rio...

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Argentina's Independiente is the champion of Copa Sudamericana, the second most prestigious tournament in South America. A 1-1 draw with Brazil's Flamengo on Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro gave the Argentinians a 3-2 victory i...

 2017-12-14 09:23 

Oneindia

Wrong to say we didn't give Congress appointment, says EC...

The Election Commission (EC) is set to inquire a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the model code of conduct for the G...

 2017-12-14 09:22 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

EC has become Modi's 'puppet', is breaking rules in last bid to save BJP in Gujarat: Congress...

The Congress strongly objected to Modi's roadshow after he voted in Ahmedabad which it said was a flagrant violation of the Election Commission's model code of conduct....

 2017-12-14 09:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Smuggling of Bangladeshis via KLIA: Two Immigration Dept staff detained, probe ongoing...

LAHAD DATU: Two Immigration Department staff have been detained to assist investigations on the smuggling of Bangladeshis via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)....

 2017-12-14 09:21 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Argentina Jewish federation elects first female president...
 2017-12-14 09:21 

Manila Bulletin

Firearms recovered from NPA in Tarlac and Nueva Ecija...

CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac City — Heavy firearms were recovered by the government troops after a firefight between Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) troopersfrom the 84th Infantry Battalion of the 7th Infantry Division and New People's Army (NPA) Wednesd...

 2017-12-14 09:20 

Fossbytes

AI Will Create More Jobs Than It Steals By Year 2020, Says Gartner...

rom the first day of the inception of artificial intelligence, arguments have been made against it. Apart from the prediction of a Skynet invasion, a strong opposing point deals with the job creation and elimination. In a series of posts, in the past, we&...

 2017-12-14 09:19 

The Mainichi

Romania: Applause greets ex-king's coffin at Royal Palace...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- A coffin carrying the body of Romania's late King Michael I arrived Wednesday at the Royal Palace in Bucharest, where it was met by applause and will lie in state ahead of his funeral this weekend....

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