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UN Security Council to discuss resolution on Jerusalem

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A UN Security Council resolution passed a year ago "underlines that it will not recognise any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines, including with regard to Jerusalem , other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations". Israel's control and sovereignty over the city is not recognised by any country in the world and, as of now, all embassies in Israel are based in Tel Aviv, although some countries have based their consulate offices in Jerusalem. Read More »

Cold wave freezes J&K; Gulmarg, Kargil coldest

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Therefore, he said today traffic will ply from Srinagar to Jammu. In the winter capital city, Jammu the maximum temperature settled at 14.3 degrees Celsius, the season's lowest, on December 11.The maximum temperature rose after the improvement in the weather with mercury settling at 17.8 degrees Celsius yesterday - three degrees below normal. Read More »

John McCain to miss vote on tax bill

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John McCain , R-Ariz., who returned home for the holidays, leaving Washington after having been hospitalized for side effects from chemo therapy to treat brain cancer, CBS reported Sunday . "My father is doing well", she said. McCain's absence shouldn't derail the package, despite the slim GOP majority in the Senate, as Sens. McCain, 81, was admitted to the hospital for what is office called "normal side effects" of his cancer treatment last week. Read More »

Exane Derivatives Acquires 13587 Shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

Maplelane Capital Llc who had been investing in Bloomin Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.91 billion market cap company. Bridges Investment Counsel Inc. cut its stake in shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 65.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Read More »

Policemen killed in Helmand attack

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Separately, a woman was killed and five others injured in Kandahar province in a suspected suicide attack targeting a convoy of foreign troops. He did not provide further details. "During this reporting period [June 1, 2017, to November 30], the Taliban was unable to threaten any provincial centers, lost control of key districts, and the ANDSF retained control of all major population centers", the report noted. Read More »

Warriors will watch as Lakers retire Bryant's jerseys

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But now that Durant is a champion with the Warriors and Bryant's jerseys are about to be retired, KD brought the dinner up himself while answering a question, and he also shared what he learned from being around the retired Laker. "But he does have five championships". It made me realize it early with Kobe. Both sides were famously coy about what they talked about, but during a media availability after a Warriors' shootaround, Durant revealed the advice that he got from his childhood hero. Read More »

Putin: It is not up to me to evaluate President Trump's activities

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The White House put out a statement saying that Trump spoke with Putin by phone on Thursday to discuss North Korea , and that during the call, Trump thanked Putin for his recent praise of the US economy. "If the North Koreans conduct an additional test of a nuclear bomb - their seventh - I would say 70 per cent". Nebenzya said North Korea won't halt its nuclear and missile programs "while it feels a direct threat to its security", and that is why Russian Federation and China have urged ... Read More »

Ukrainian Police Clash With Saakashvili Supporters in Kyiv

Supporters of Ukraine opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili clashed with police in the capital Kiev in a protest to demand that parliament initiate impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko . However, the demonstrators soon left the building they had just seized as Saakashvili urged them to return to Maidan Square. City officials said hundreds of children were attending an event in the October Palace at the time. Read More »

Royals attend tragic Grenfell Tower memorial service

For Prince William , this will not be the first time he's met these fearless people; shortly after the fire, he visited the area with the Queen to meet those affected . "He was a really handsome, gentle and kind and loving person and on the night of the fire he looked after six other people in his flat and we know that they he would have taken care of them", said Jackie Leger, a friend of the family. Read More »

San Diego firefighter killed on fire line leaves behind pregnant wife, child

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Cal Fire says an accident team will investigate as the cause of death is unknown. CAL FIRE officials hold a press conference after the death of firefighter Cory Iverson in the Thomas Fire . Authorities said it now covered 379 square miles (982 square kilometers). Firefighting costs so far were tallied at almost $100 million, according to Cal Fire. Read More »

Omarosa's firing from White House spoofed on 'Saturday Night Live'

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White House staffers were invited to trim the tree with ornaments, and Kate McKinnon kicked things off as Kellyanne Conway , who chose former FBI Director James Comey . "I demand a retraction", Omarosa says. The former Republican candidate from Alabama, who ran for a U.S. Senate seat, lost last Tuesday to Democrat Doug Jones. Read More »

Civil rights lawyer solicited donations for Trump accusers

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That woman who chose not to come forward made a decision to tell her story to The Hill after learning that Bloom was representing embattled producer Harvey Weinstein (an attorney-client relationship that ended very publicly after rape allegations surfaced). Read More »

Title clash of FCS titans: James Madison vs. North Dakota State

They had 419 yards by halftime. The Bison figured to score against a Bearkats defense that came in No. 90 in the FCS in scoring defense. The turning point was probably the moment NDSU's offense and SHSU's defense stepped on the field. Each of his five scores went for at least 23 yards. Otherwise, the Bison defense was salty enough to give its offense room to grab a big lead. Brooks, a sophomore from Fargo South, dislocated his shoulder, Klieman said. Read More »

North Korea marks 6th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

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BJP leaders in the state - AK Radhakrishnan and B Gopalakrishnan - claimed that there had been 51 victims of political killings among the right-wing members in the state since 1973. Over the last few years, violence has been sparked by the smallest of provocations like a missing party flag, an altercation at a bus stop, a casual remark directed at a party leader, even the defacing of a "party wall". Read More »

Police investigating death of British embassy worker in Beirut

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A family spokesman said they were "devastated by the loss of our beloved Rebecca". "We are trying to understand what has happened and we call the media to respect our privacy in these hard times", added the relatives of the victim. The tweets shows a bilateral meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in April. Rebecca Dykes, 30, who was working at the Department for International Development was killed after meeting friends and colleagues on Friday ... Read More »

Punjab Municipal Elections 2017: Congress wins by majority

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In Jalandhar, 66 wards fell into the Congresss kitty followed by BJP (8) and SAD (4). Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has commented on the victory and said that he is very glad about the victory in his state, and that he's also proud that Congress has inarguably swept the elections very easily. Read More »

Here's what's in the Republican tax deal

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It's being billed as a $1.5 trillion package. The legislation would drop the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, repeal the corporate alternative minimum tax, almost double the standard deduction for individuals, and restructure the way pass-through businesses are taxed. Read More »

Bollywood girls arrested in prostitution bust

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The recent updates from the police officials revealed that two heroines were caught in a prostitution racket in Hyderabad in a star hotel. A police officer said two girls from Mumbai were arrested from the hotels. Another team conducted checks at Taj Banjara and caught an organiser in room number 412. The organizer collected Rs 30,000 to 50,000 from customers. Read More »

Senior Democrat Spies Republican Threat to Russiagate Investigations

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Per Schiff, there are no interviews on the calendar going into 2018, though there are "dozens of outstanding witnesses on key aspects of our investigation that they refuse to contact", and multiple document requests have gone unmade. In his tweets, Schiff added that the House will also have to vote on "vital government funding bills" as well. The responsibility to conduct a thorough investigation, or to prevent one, ultimately falls on @SpeakerRyan . Read More »

Gowdy Rebuffs Dems' Calls for Probe Into Trump Allegations

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At least 16 women have come forward with allegations against Donald Trump ranging from sexual harassment and sexual assault to lewd behaviour before last year's election, with three of the women holding a press conference this week to detail their stories. Read More »

How Trump's Legal Team Is Trying to Bury Robert Mueller

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And the news comes at a convenient time for them, as it discredits Mueller's probe just as the investigation is ramping up criminal charges against Trump's associates. The working theory on the right is that Russian operatives effectively paid off Hillary Clinton , who was then Secretary of State, to approve the deal-critics argue that Mueller, who led the F.B.I.at the time, should have done more to investigate the alleged quid pro quo. Read More »