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Irish Busker Performs On The Ellen Show

Irish Busker Performs On The Ellen Show The Cork native performed a rendition of Adele's " A Million Years Ago " on the hit USA chat show yesterday and even got a standing ovation. Cork's most famous busker has swapped Patrick's St for California and made an appearance on one of the highest-profile TV shows in the world - The Ellen DeGeneres Show . [Full Article...]

Shopian killing: Army not to set up any inquiry against Major Aditya

Shopian killing: Army not to set up any inquiry against Major Aditya They said Rayees Ahmad Ganie, who was critically wounded when Army opened fire to disperse stone pelting demonstrators at Ganowpora, Shopian, succumbed in the S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) early this morning. Mehbooba had yesterday asserted in Assembly that probe against army would be taken to the logical conclusion. The police on Wednesday incorporated the army's version in the FI... [Full Article...]

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal B.S. Modi and Cabinet Ministers Arun Jaitley, Smriti Irani and Mahesh Sharma also took to the social networking site to pay tributes. On the Congress president being alloted a seat in the sixth row during the Republic Day programme in Delhi, ... [Full Article...]

Government flubs State of the Union tickets with major typo

Government flubs State of the Union tickets with major typo Schakowsky said Trump has "disrespected millions and millions of Americans and the presidency itself", according to the Sun-Times , and Davis will be in Chicago during the address. In particular, the President will invite someone affected by the opioid crisis. Trump salvaged his first year in office by signing a broad tax overhaul into law late last year - and he'll surely remind voters of that... [Full Article...]

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to USA 'terror list'

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to USA 'terror list' The United States has designated Ismail Haniyeh , the leader of Hamas , as a "global terrorist", the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that the sanctions aim to curb the activities of "key terrorist groups and leaders - including two sponsored and directed by Iran - who are threatening the stability of the Middle East, undermining... [Full Article...]

Academic Tariq Ramadan detained over rape allegations

Academic Tariq Ramadan detained over rape allegations Mr Ramadan, 55, denies wrongdoing and is suing one of his accusers, Henda Ayari, a former radical Islamist who now heads a secular feminist group. She alleges that Ramadan violently assaulted her in a Paris hotel room in 2012 following one of his lectures. [Full Article...]

Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records

Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records So far, there is no any details about Douglas Haig , while the LVMPD and Federal Bureau of Investigation have no comment to the latest information, which was disclosed after local media sought the court to unseal the records related to the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. [Full Article...]

Candidate for USA envoy to Seoul warned against targeted strike

Candidate for USA envoy to Seoul warned against targeted strike Trump added that he would not repeat "the mistakes of past administrations" in regard to North Korea. "With respect to our understanding of the program, I think that we, collectively, the United States and our intelligence partners around the world, have developed a clear understanding of [North Korean leader] Kim Jong Un's capability", Pompeo said in the interview published on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Kenya: Puzzle of Missing Nasa Principals at Odinga 'Swearing In'

Kenya: Puzzle of Missing Nasa Principals at Odinga 'Swearing In' Citizen, NTV and KTN TV stations said on Tuesday that authorities took the independent broadcasters off air over plans to cover the ceremony at Nairobi's Uhuru Park. Kenya's opposition leader will be sworn in as president on January 30, but there is one problem: Kenya already has a president, Uhuru Kenyatta. Police have vowed to block opposition supporters from attending the event . [Full Article...]

Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open Trump plans to overturn an Obama-era directive to shutter the detention center by issuing an executive order, ABC News reported . The order, which Mr Trump signed just before delivering his first State of the Union address, says the USA maintains the option to detain additional enemy combatants at the detention centre in Cuba when lawful and necessary to protect U.S. [Full Article...]

Hawaii Emergency Worker Thought Missile Alarm Test Was Real, Report Finds

Hawaii Emergency Worker Thought Missile Alarm Test Was Real, Report Finds The state has been preparing for a nuclear missile attack from North Korea since previous year when tensions between President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong-un escalated. As well, it's created a correction template for false alerts and has stopped ballistic missile defence drills until its own investigation is done. The Emergency Management Agency provided the FCC with information follo... [Full Article...]

Theresa May says she is 'not a quitter'

Theresa May says she is 'not a quitter' But business is the focus of her trip. She said also that Britain was "a natural partner" for Beijing's signature "Belt and Road Initiative", with its ability to provide support not only in terms of the physical development of infrastructure projects, but also from a financial perspective. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian West claps back at Lindsay Lohan

Kim Kardashian West claps back at Lindsay Lohan Do we take it that she's uploaded this less-than PG pic because it IS "on brand" for Kim K? She also added , "Between her pictures and her clap backs...." Oh my God is she not soooooooo on fire right now? The Wendy Williams show host weighed in on the Keeping Up with the Kardashians celeb's latest photos on the "Hot Topics" segment of her show Tuesday, eliciting a shocked response fro... [Full Article...]

Sochi Talks End, Constitutional Committee to be Formed

Sochi Talks End, Constitutional Committee to be Formed A similar announcement was made by UN Special Envoy on Syria Staffan De Mistura, who said the council would include delegates from both the Syrian government and the opposition. When Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gave a speech to kick off the conference, he was heckled by delegates who accused his government of killing Syrian civilians with airstrikes meant to support the Assad regime. [Full Article...]

Government agrees to hold abortion referendum at the end of May

Government agrees to hold abortion referendum at the end of May The Government will aim to hold the vote in late May, but an exact date will not be known until closer the time. "But I am confident that this timeline can be met. Incest or rape do not provide legal grounds for abortion in Ireland. The announcement comes after a special cross-party parliamentary committee said in December that the constitution was not fit for objective and recommended that th... [Full Article...]

Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone X production in half

Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone X production in half Despite the souring outlook for iPhone X sales, analysts expect that Apple will unveil a record profit of $19 billion when it reports its quarterly financial... Several analysts have lowered their estimates for iPhone X shipments in the past few weeks, citing the high price of the device and other factors, with at least three downgrading their rating on the stock. [Full Article...]

Budget session begins today; Government to ensure passage of Triple Talaq Bill

Budget session begins today; Government to ensure passage of Triple Talaq Bill Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Parliament for the Budget session and in his press meet, he urged all parties to have active participation for Budget session. On Sunday, the government had said that it would "leave no stone unturned" to ensure the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Budget session, asserting that it would talk to various parties for a consensus on the issue. [Full Article...]

Kabul on high alert after ambulance bomb toll tops 100

Kabul on high alert after ambulance bomb toll tops 100 The attack was the worst seen in the Afghan capital since a truck bomb near the German embassy killed 150 people in May. While militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State operate in mountains in the eastern province of Nangarhar, little is known about the group and many analysts question whether they are exclusively responsible for the attacks they have claimed in Kabul and elsewhere. [Full Article...]

Shopian Killings: Div Com orders magisterial probe

Shopian Killings: Div Com orders magisterial probe The FIR was registered against the personnel of 10, Garhwal unit, of the army. The slain youngsters have been identified as Javid Ahmad Bhat (20) and Suhail Javid Lone (24). Earlier, the Chief Minister directed the district administration to conduct a probe into the incident and come up with findings at the earliest. Normal life was disrupted in districts in South Kashmir on Sunday because of ... [Full Article...]

Suspected Pune woman arrested in Kashmir

Suspected Pune woman arrested in Kashmir After doing a proper investigation, we will come to any conclusion", he said. Security has also been stepped up along the Srinagar-Jammu national highway to prevent any protests.Hundreds of security forces and state police personnel were deployed in major towns and tehsil headquarters to stop protests, said a report from north Kashmir, where business and other activities were crippled and traffic ... [Full Article...]


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