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IOC suspends Russian Federation from the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

IOC suspends Russian Federation from the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games The IOC executive board chose to suspend the ROC with immediate effect. The IOC also confirmed that these "neutral athletes" will not get to wear any Russian uniform - or hear their country's national anthem - if they win a gold medal. Moscow has denied any state involvement in the doping of Russian athletes. " This should draw a line under this damaging episode and serve as a catalyst for ... [Full Article...]

World's largest Starbucks store to open in China

World's largest Starbucks store to open in China Starbucks Corps views China as passing the United States as its biggest market within the next ten years as it believes the growing number of affluent consumers in the country will offset sluggish growth across the rest of the globe. Four more reserve roasteries are expected to open by 2020, in Milan , New York , Chicago and Tokyo . But the Shanghai roastery won't hold the title of larges... [Full Article...]

Max hospital terminates services of 2 docs

Max hospital terminates services of 2 docs One was born dead and the other was considered dead by doctors a few hours later. The parents were on their way to a cremation ground when they noticed "some movements" inside one of the polythene bags that the hospital gave them with the babies' bodies. [Full Article...]

Former President Barack Obama Thinks We Need More Women In Power

Former President Barack Obama Thinks We Need More Women In Power As the panel continued, Obama made sure to get in another thinly-veiled critique of a man in power-Donald Trump. In comments likely to raise eyebrows in Brussels, Obama said that although Europeans should not take for granted what the European project has accomplished since the end of World War Two, decision-making in the EU could be improved. [Full Article...]

Time announces Person of the Year finalists, including Trump

Time announces Person of the Year finalists, including Trump His silent protest has morphed into a commentary by many across the country against President Trump. Patty Jenkins , 46, is the first woman to direct a film that earned more than $100 million in its opening weekend - in this case, 2017's Wonder Woman . [Full Article...]

Jawan, 2 LeT militants killed in J&K gunbattle

Jawan, 2 LeT militants killed in J&K gunbattle The convoy was on the way to Srinagar from Qazigund , around 66 km away from Srinagar . One soldier on Road Opening Party (ROP) duty injured. "The security personnel encircled a house, where the militants had taken refuge". Soon after the attack, army along with additional reinforcement launched a cordon and search operation to nab the assailants. After the attack, the militants, said ... [Full Article...]

India, Iran, Afghan to expedite work on full operationalisation of Chabahar port

India, Iran, Afghan to expedite work on full operationalisation of Chabahar port The first three shipments of Indian wheat to Afghanistan were unloaded in the morning, according to the Iranian ports organisation. Ahead of the inauguration, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Iranian counterpart Zarif in Tehran on Saturday, during a surprise stopover on her way back from a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting in Russian Federation, and discussed the por... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle The Royal Shake-up

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle The Royal Shake-up The 81-year-old is well-known for handing bags of Haribo candies to Harry, and first presented his father, the Prince of Wales, with two bags - the other for brother William - 20 years ago. The Queen has granted permission for the pair to Wednesday inside St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle but Meghan - a protestant who went to a catholic high school - will be both baptised and confirmed, before ... [Full Article...]

US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports

US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports Russian Federation and China condemned the launch . The threat of a military confrontation is making China rethink its resistance to discussing contingencies involving North Korea , according to experts. An editorial in the China Daily argued that the latest test may have been prompted by the Trump administration's decision to label North Korea a sponsor of state terrorism . [Full Article...]

2017 supermoon rises this weekend

2017 supermoon rises this weekend When a full moon is closer to our planet, the tide levels are often higher. "The moon's orbit is not a circle, it's sort of an egg shape so sometimes it's further away and sometimes it's close to us", Head of Astronomy at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills Michael Narlock told WWJ Newsradio 950's Jason Scott. [Full Article...]

Missing Florida teen found with soccer coach in Syracuse

Missing Florida teen found with soccer coach in Syracuse On Friday around 4 p.m. ET, a New York State Police officer in Syracuse spotted the vehicle the two were believed to have fled in, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Frisina's family has been notified. Security camera footage from a Fayetteville pawn shop appears to show Caitlyn. Police asked the public to keep an eye out for the red Mercury Sable, while her mother issued a ple... [Full Article...]

Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say

Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Kimrey, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, was arrested late Friday on charges that include concealing a death and obstruction of justice . A statement issued by the Sheriff's Office says the child, Mariah Woods, is believed to be dead. The FBI asked for any business or residents near U.S. [Full Article...]

Rescue mission for Argentine submarine crew ends, search for sub continues

Rescue mission for Argentine submarine crew ends, search for sub continues Argentina has given up on rescuing 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared 15 days ago, though it will continue the search for the vessel with global assistance, a navy spokesman said on Thursday. The crew only had oxygen reserves to last for about one week. A huge sea and air hunt was launched for for the San Juan , a German-built, diesel- and electric-powered submarine which was lau... [Full Article...]

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli settlers in Nablus

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli settlers in Nablus The settlers then entrenched themselves in a cave near the village until Israeli forces evacuated them, it said . The army said security forces were using riot-dispersal means to try to end the clashes and that one soldier was lightly hurt by a Molotov cocktail thrown by a Palestinian. [Full Article...]

Tennessee Has New Target, FSU Pressuring Fisher & More

Tennessee Has New Target, FSU Pressuring Fisher & More Doeren, 45, became the latest candidate not to reach an agreement with Tennessee , which also pursued Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy and Purdue's Jeff Brohm this week. Doeren turned down a bigger offer from the SEC school to stay with the Wolfpack after his best season in Raleigh. His career record of 56-34 also includes two years at Northern Illinois. [Full Article...]

A new grand coalition for Germany

A new grand coalition for Germany After September's election left the veteran leader without a majority and the SPD with a historic low score, the labour party firmly rejected ruling again Merkel's shadow. Should it come to grand coalition negotiations, Schulz indicated he would push for the new government to become even more engaged at the European level, including standing behind French President Emmanuel Macron's push for broad... [Full Article...]

Police evacuate Potsdam Christmas Market goers in Germany after finding suspicious device

Police evacuate Potsdam Christmas Market goers in Germany after finding suspicious device Local newspaper Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten reported the device had wires protruding from it. Police were notified about the package after it was delivered to a pharmacy on the same street as the market at around 2:30 p.m. A year ago on December 19, suspect Anis Amri of Tunisia drove a hijacked truck through crowds of people killing 11 and injuring dozens, Deutsche Welle reported . [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack agriculture institute in Pakistan, killing 12

Gunmen attack agriculture institute in Pakistan, killing 12 The area where the incident occurred is a hub for educational institutions in the city including the University of Peshawar . The university had remained closed today as the country celebrates Eid Miladun Nabi (pbuh) while a large number of students were present in the hostel building. [Full Article...]

Delhi records highest cases of crimes against women in 2016

Delhi records highest cases of crimes against women in 2016 Similarly, cheating cases increased from 8,000 in 2015 to 8,394 in 2016. The crimes against women included 2,183 cases of assault with intent to outrage modesty, 1,142 cases of kidnapping and abduction and 712 cases of rape. Mumbai also ranked second in cases of kidnapping and abduction of children, with 5,457 cases in Delhi and 1,864 cases in Mumbai . The NCRB report also revealed that out ... [Full Article...]

Destructive 2017 hurricane season comes to an end

Destructive 2017 hurricane season comes to an end Residents on the island and in the surrounding islands are still recovering more than a month later. This was only the 2nd time on record where we saw not 1 but 2 Category 5 hurricanes. Maria will be most remembered for its punishing blow to Puerto Rico, destroying the island's power grid where millions of people remain without electricity more than two months later. [Full Article...]


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