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World News NI Secretary Brokenshire resigns from Cabinet
Author: 0 NI Secretary Brokenshire resigns from Cabinet

Although the cabinet is being reshuffled, the NIO confirmed he is standing down rather than being moved. Mr Brokenshire was appointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on 14 July 2016. However, a source close to the 50-year-old minister said he had made a decision to stand down because he was facing major surgery within the next couple of weeks.

World News Conservative Party announce WRONG person as new party chairman
Author: 0 Conservative Party announce WRONG person as new party chairman

The appointment of Mr Lewis was part of a wider revamp of the party's top team. The prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on 6 December. Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed that he is no longer the chairman of the Conservative party, telling reporters that after eight years in cabinet, he had had a "very good run".

World News IS supports Iranian anti-government protests
Author: 0 IS supports Iranian anti-government protests

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his nation will continue to counter Iran with "additional sanctions". "The Iranian regime is now on notice". France's Francois Delattre said that although he was "alarmed" by the acts of violence on the streets of Iran, they did not pose an worldwide threat to peace and security and so were not really a matter for the Security Council .

World News Trump Aides Plan Mass Exodus in Wake of Explosive Book Revelations
Author: 0 Trump Aides Plan Mass Exodus in Wake of Explosive Book Revelations

Mr Tillerson dismissed suggestions that his stint as top United States diplomat is coming to an end, amid reports of a rocky relationship with Mr Trump . "Whether he realized it was an interview or not, I don't know, but it certainly was not off the record", Wolff said. Trump continued: "I never interviewed with him in the White House at all; he was never in the Oval Office".

World News Authorities respond to fire on Trump Tower roof
Author: 0 Authorities respond to fire on Trump Tower roof

The US media said that no deaths or injuries have been reported by far. Crews were called to President Donald Trump's namesake skyscraper at East 57th Street and Fifth Avenue at 6:58 a.m., according to fire officials. News reported that the fire appeared to be caused by an electrical issue. First lady Melania Trump and their son Barron lived in the NY property during Trump's first months in office prior to moving officially to the White House.

World News Woman BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination
Author: 0 Woman BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination

Carrie Gracie penned a letter stating she is being paid 33% less than male global editors and that up to 200 women have made complaints since the BBC was forced to disclose the pay details of those earning more than £150,000 in July. The high-profile public resignation is the most embarrassing moment yet for the BBC in the months since the pay gap was revealed . "I told my bosses the only acceptable resolution would be for all the worldwide editors to be paid the same amount".

World News SC opens debate on homosexuality, agrees to revisit 2013 ruling criminalizing it
Author: 0 SC opens debate on homosexuality, agrees to revisit 2013 ruling criminalizing it

Section 377 of Indian Penal Code is a British-era law dating back to 1861. Section 377 of the IPC refers to "unnatural offences" and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to pay a fine.

World News Powerball ticket holders wait for their numbers to be called
Author: 0 Powerball ticket holders wait for their numbers to be called

Patel said a $25,000 jackpot lottery ticket was sold at the food mart. If a victor opts for cash, they would receive $358.5 million. One lucky Powerball player hit the ultimate jackpot - scooping up nearly Dollars $560million (GBP£412m) in one of the biggest wins in lotto history.

World News Golden Globes 2018: 7 Best jokes from Seth Meyers' monologue
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And so toward the end of his Golden Globes monologue - which relied exclusively on punchlines instead of soft-shoeing his way through a song-and-dance number - Meyers brought "Jokes Seth Can't Tell" to the Golden Globes, setting up jokes and then handing off the punchlines to more fitting people out in the audience.

World News Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!
Author: 0 Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

The reasons why black was the chosen colour were detailed by actress-director Amber Tamblyn in her New York Times article. With the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement in full effect on the red carpet, several of Hollywood's most powerful women showed up to the 75th Golden Globes with important activists by their side.

World News Dustin Johnson takes two shot lead into final round in Hawaii
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson takes two shot lead into final round in Hawaii

Brian Harman earned third at 15 under after a disappointing final-round 72 on Sunday. He now ranks tied for first in the field in driving distance through 54 holes. Harman recovered with successive birdies on the 14th and 15th and another gain on the last took him to 14 under. Dustin Johnson holed out for an eagle to highlight a seven-under par 66 that gave him a two-shot lead on Saturday at the PGA Tour Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

World News Man ripped heads off chickens in jealous rage
Author: 0 Man ripped heads off chickens in jealous rage

Ulrich then had his friend drive him to a home that had chickens and Ulrich killed the animals. When they left, Ulrich had Budnovitch drive him to homes of people who sparked his rage. Ulrich's charges include 20 counts of cruelty to animals, fifth-degree larceny, interfering with a police officer, three counts of first-degree criminal mischief and 10 counts of second-degree criminal mischief.

World News Israel Bans 20 Organizations from Entry for Promoting Boycott of Country
Author: 0 Israel Bans 20 Organizations from Entry for Promoting Boycott of Country

The ministry, however, did not clarify whether the list included Israeli citizens who supported the boycott of Israel. While most of the organisations listed by Erdan are local branches of the BDS movement around the world, others include Jewish Voice for Peace , which has 13,000 members, the USA group Code Pink and the American Friends Service Committee, which won the peace prize in 1947.

World News US Treasury Department sanctions 5 Iranian entities
Author: 0 US Treasury Department sanctions 5 Iranian entities

A host of pundits are calling on Trump to support the MEK as a viable, democratic, pro-Western, and secular alternative to the Islamic Republic, despite the fact that the State Department designated the faction a terrorist organization from 1997 to 2012 for its "past acts of terrorism, including its involvement in the killing of U.S.

World News Police searching for missing Texas journalist
Author: 0 Police searching for missing Texas journalist

Roland was last wearing a Remington hat and camouflage, and was driving a 2015 silver Jeep Cherokee with license plate HZC 7778, ABC-13 reported . The text reportedly informed the roommate that Roland believed she was being followed and that she was in her driveway.

World News Robert Mueller sets sights on Ivanka Trump over exchange with Russian lawyer
Author: 0 Robert Mueller sets sights on Ivanka Trump over exchange with Russian lawyer

Special counsel Robert Mueller is now looking at Ivanka Trump and an interaction she had with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in June 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. That way, Bannon said, information could have been "dump [ed] ... down to Breitbart or something like that, or maybe some other more legitimate publication".

World News Everton confirm Kevin Mirallas loan to Olympiacos
Author: 0 Everton confirm Kevin Mirallas loan to Olympiacos

The Belgian, 30, joined the Toffees from Olympiakos in 2012 for £6m and has played 186 games for the club, scoring 38 goals. The Belgium worldwide, though, has been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Sam Allardyce , making his last appearance in a Europa League match against Apollon Limassol on December 7.

World News JFK water main break at Terminal 4 causes further flight delays
Author: 0 JFK water main break at Terminal 4 causes further flight delays

No global arrival flights were allowed into the terminal Sunday afternoon, but worldwide departures were not affected, the airport tweeted . It also caused several flight delays. People are getting angry. Teacher Jessica Holden, who was returning to NY on a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester, England, said: 'The fight was due to land at 1.55pm, it touched down at 4pm but we were sat on tarmac until 6pm.

World News Nevada marijuana industry reacts to possible federal crackdown
Author: 0 Nevada marijuana industry reacts to possible federal crackdown

Sessions appointed Dayle Elieson, a Texas prosecutor, on Wednesday . States and localities - not federal prosecutors - would be responsible for low-level pot dealing and use, one of Cole's memos said. State Sen. Richard "Tick" Segerblom, a Democrat and the dean of marijuana legislation in Nevada, anxious the Trump administration reversal of the hands-off Obama-era policy would snuff out a budding business.

World News Zimbabwe's new President visits ailing Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's new President visits ailing Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa (R) meets with the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (MDC-T) leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (C) at Tsvangirai's home in Harare, Zimbabwe, on January 5, 2018. "The politics of peace, the politics of working together, the politics of caring for each other", he said. "We are very appreciative of what has been done", Chamisa said.

World News Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen - coalition
Author: 0 Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen - coalition

Saudi Arabia has repeatedly accused its regional rival Iran of arming the Shia Houthis, but Tehran denies the allegations. Maliki gave no further details. In December, the United States said it has "undeniable" evidence that Tehran is violating worldwide law. The Houthis have increased their rocket attacks on the kingdom since November.

World News Slurring drunk driver calls police on himself
Author: 0 Slurring drunk driver calls police on himself

In a recording of the 911 call released by the sheriff's office Friday, the dispatcher repeatedly asks him to pull over and battles to get more details on Lester's location. Lester was stopped and told deputies he only had two beers, then changed that answer to three or four beers. He also told law enforcement he only slept four hours in the past four days and said that he had swallowed meth earlier in the day instead of smoking it.

World News Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards
Author: 0 Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

He, on many occasions, has called them "fake" media. Bannon apologized on Sunday for not responding sooner, calling Donald Trump Jr. 'I certainly don't want to spoil anything, ' she said to laughs. "This is a real dilemma for the president because, on one hand, he loves awards and trophies". I don't think this wins the president a single vote or advances his agenda a single inch.

World News SEC investigating Kushner business over use of visa program
Author: 0 SEC investigating Kushner business over use of visa program

Securities and Exchange Commission for its use of a federal program that grants visas to wealthy foreigners investing in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. isn't publicly traded, the SEC has oversight of EB-5 because the investments can be deemed securities transactions under federal laws. That month NY federal prosecutors also subpoenaed the company separately regarding development projects financed in part by the program, the Journal reported past year.

World News Amit Shah In Meghalaya, Says Will Turn It Into A
Author: 0 Amit Shah In Meghalaya, Says Will Turn It Into A "Model State"

In a broadside on ruling CPI (M) he said that despite ruling the state for 25 years, Tripura does not have 24-hour electricity supply, there is no road, employment, and women are unsafe. He further lambasted Congress leaders for busy in minting money to buy bungalows in Guwahati and Delhi, when the people have to live in poverty. "Seven BJP karyakartas have been killed in the state".

World News NZers still waiting to buy paper copy of book on Trump
Author: 0 NZers still waiting to buy paper copy of book on Trump

Donald Trump began his Saturday morning by advising the world he is a "very stable genius" and calling his two greatest assets "mental stability and being, like, really smart". "Whether he realized it was an interview or not, I don't know, but it certainly was not off the record", Wolff said. "My comments were aimed at Paul Manafort, a seasoned campaign professional with experience and knowledge of how the Russians operate".

World News Journalist Not The Target, Suggests Police After Outrage Over Aadhaar FIR
Author: 0 Journalist Not The Target, Suggests Police After Outrage Over Aadhaar FIR

The FIR also named Anil Kumar, Sunil Kumar and Raj, all of whom were mentioned in The Tribune report as people Khaira contacted in the course of her reporting. The move was "unfair, unjustified and a direct attack on the freedom of the press", the Editors Guild said in a press release. The Congress's communication chief, Randeep Surjewala, said the Modi government never respected the "right to privacy as a fundamental right" and the latest episode reiterated that.

Author: 0 China Says 32 People, Mostly Iranians, Missing After Oil Tanker Collision

The 21-strong crew aboard the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal have all been rescued and the ship was not severely damaged. The Crystal's crew members were all Chinese nationals. Reuters ship tracking data shows Sanchi was built in 2008 and was managed by the National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC). The National Iranian Tanker Co.