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World News Thomas Monson, head of Mormon church, dies aged 90
Author: 0 Thomas Monson, head of Mormon church, dies aged 90

The last youngest, President Joseph Fielding Smith, was ordained at the age of 33 in 1910. The announcement of his death garnered an outpouring of reactions and remembrances from various Mormon politicians, according to Fox13 . Monson ". Condolences also came in from Arizona Sen. "He died at age 90 from causes incident to age", read the news release posted on the Mormon Newsroom website .

World News Aadhaar adds new security layer with 16-digit 'Virtual ID'
Author: 0 Aadhaar adds new security layer with 16-digit 'Virtual ID'

The linchpin of the new protocol will be the virtual ID ( VID ) - a "temporary, revocable 16-digit random number" that can be used instead of Aadhaar to verify or link services. Only Global AUAs will have access to e-KYC with Aadhaar number, while all other agencies will only have access to "Limited KYC". While VID allows individuals to avoid sharing their Aadhaar number, UIDAI recognised that storage of Aadhaar numbers within various public and private databases-as proof of ...

World News Bangladeshi man pleads not guilty in NYC subway bomb attack
Author: 0 Bangladeshi man pleads not guilty in NYC subway bomb attack

Police stand guard inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal near the scene of an explosion December 11, 2017. Akayed Ullah was indicted by a jury in the Southern District of NY on six counts, including attempting to provide support to the Islamic State and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, the office said .

World News Iran holds out hope for survivors on burning oil tanker
Author: 0 Iran holds out hope for survivors on burning oil tanker

The tanker Sanchi was carrying nearly 1 million barrels of condensate, an ultra-light, highly flammable crude oil, to South Korea . Photos on the Chinese Ministry of Transportation's microblog showed thick black smoke pouring from the ship on Thursday morning.

World News After two-day halt, trains to snowbound Swiss town of Zermatt resume
Author: 0 After two-day halt, trains to snowbound Swiss town of Zermatt resume

It also said officials are working to reopen the railways. Local officials said no lives were ever in danger and the situation was calm, with cafes open and many streets walkable. Due to heavy snowfall and rain shower Mateusz Bocian, Keystone, via AP Tourists wait in line at the heliport of Air Zermatt for a flight by airlift into the valley to Raron, in Zermatt , Switzerland, on January 9, 2018.

World News China urges Japan to responsibly deal with comfort women issue
Author: 0 China urges Japan to responsibly deal with comfort women issue

The dispute is expected to carry on till next week, when the foreign ministers of both countries will meet in Vancouver, Canada, for a special global summit on the situation with North Korea. "We can by no means accept South Korea's unilateral request for additional measures". Japan has strongly maintained that the 2015 deal was* an official apology, and that the issue has been settled by the landmark agreement.

World News European Court of Justice advisors say gay spouses have equal rights
Author: 0 European Court of Justice advisors say gay spouses have equal rights

Advocates general's opinions are not binding, but the court often rules the same way as the advocate general. The case involved Romanian Adrian Coman and American Clai Hamilton, who married in Brussels in 2010. The rights of same-sex spouses have to be recognised by every member of the European Union, even if a nation's government does not permit gay marriage, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has been advised .

World News Rain, wintry mix, possible snow and very cold temperatures in North Alabama
Author: 0 Rain, wintry mix, possible snow and very cold temperatures in North Alabama

South wind around 5 miles per hour. Southeast wind around 10 miles per hour. Saturday , there is a 30 percent chance of snow with a high near 20, the weather service said. Saturday night - A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 0. A chance of rain today with a slight chance of drizzle before noon, then a chance of rain after noon.

World News Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs

Coach Mike Mularkey said Henry went the wrong way on the play. "Grit. It's just grit", Henry said of the hard-fought comeback. Henry ran for 156 yards on 23 carries, including a 35-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. The last was by the Patriots in Super Bowl LI, which also had a 21-3 halftime score. Derrick Henry came down hard on himself on Wednesday - he called himself "soft".

Author: 0 Abcam (ABC) Receives "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 31 by Swedbank. As per Thursday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Panmure Gordon maintained CLS Holdings plc (LON:CLI) rating on Wednesday, November 23. Argus Research upgraded the shares of AZN in report on Monday, August 29 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, July 27 by Espirito Santo Execution.

World News China and France strengthen economic ties during Macron visit
Author: 0 China and France strengthen economic ties during Macron visit

As a demonstration of the two countries' commitment to multilateralism, Xi and Macron said they will "keep constructive dialogues on worldwide treaties", including biodiversity, nature conservation and protecting marine life. Unveiled in 2013, the Belt and Road project is aimed at connecting China by land and sea to Southeast Asia , Pakistan and Central Asia, and beyond to the Middle East, Europe and Africa.

World News Jones Breaks Tradition, Chooses Biden As Escort For Swearing
Author: 0 Jones Breaks Tradition, Chooses Biden As Escort For Swearing

Roby publicly broke with Trump prior to the 2016 election after audio emerged of the then-GOP presidential nominee bragging about groping women. "Thank you, Alabama. Jones said. "I think there's a lot of reason for optimism about Doug Jones' career in the Senate ". A handful of other moderate Democrats from red states - like Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Donnelly of IN and Claire McCaskill of Missouri - could be likely allies of Jones.

World News CHP makes 22 DUI arrests over New Year's weekend
Author: 0 CHP makes 22 DUI arrests over New Year's weekend

There were zero DUI related serious or fatal crashes the entire weekend. State troopers arrested 284 people for driving under the influence during the three-day New Year's holiday from Saturday through Monday, authorities announced Wednesday.

World News Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India
Author: 0 Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India

Mr Netanyahu, along with 130 businessmen, will visit India for six days starting from January 14. The meeting was well attended by Maulana Mahmood Madani, Sirajuddin Quraishi, President India Islamic Culture Centre, John Dayal, Secretary General All India Christian Council, Harcharan Singh Josh, Ashok Bharati Dalit leader, Naveed Hamed, President All India Muslim Majlis Mushavirat and Maulana Niyaz Farooqui member Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind.

World News Controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announces Arizona Senate bid
Author: 0 Controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announces Arizona Senate bid

Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake . Arpaio was spared a possible jail sentence past year when President Trump pardoned his conviction for disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. Arpaio said. "He didn't have the guts to face the people to get re-elected". "I have a far-out plan, which may look stupid", Arpaio told the Examiner .

World News Hina Khan speaks bad about Shilpa Shinde and disappoints yet again
Author: 0 Hina Khan speaks bad about Shilpa Shinde and disappoints yet again

Shilpa tells Puneesh that she doesn't regret breaking the mug and is happy that she did the task. Hina cries and asks Shilpa not to do this. This may help confused viewers decide whether they need to support her. If you are an ardent fan of Bigg Boss 11, you must be eagerly waiting for January 14 ( Bigg Boss 11 grand finale) to know who will emerge as the victor.

World News White House 'Disturbed' by Reported Torture, Killings of Jailed Iranian Protesters
Author: 0 White House 'Disturbed' by Reported Torture, Killings of Jailed Iranian Protesters

Suzanne Maloney, deputy director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, called the recent rallies "one of the most serious crises Iran has faced in the past 25 years". "We will officially discuss this matter among a few MPs and seek answers from the relevant authorities". Since the US -led invasion of Iraq in 2003, Iran has expanded its presence across the Middle East as a counter to the American bases that dot the Arab Gulf countries surrounding it.

World News Baghdad shaken by natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border
Author: 0 Baghdad shaken by natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border

Data from the USA natural hazards agency, which collects seismic activity from around the world, also detail two 4.3 magnitude earthquakes in the Diyala region, Iraq, close to the town of Mandali. In Baghdad, people felt a quake shake the Iraqi capital, followed by what felt like aftershocks. "It's ongoing activity there". The epicentre of the natural disaster is said to be located close to the village of Hojedk in Kerman province.

World News Mafia op nabs 169 in Italy, Germany (2)
Author: 0 Mafia op nabs 169 in Italy, Germany (2)

Prosecutors in southern Italy said the 'ndrangheta's Farao-Marincola clan had its hand in just about every commercial enterprise in the Calabrian town of Ciro and nearby areas, and that its grip extended throughout Italy and into Germany to launder its profits.

World News Emmanual Macron proposes new law against fake news
Author: 0 Emmanual Macron proposes new law against fake news

The Washington Post notes that "On the eve of the vote, Macron's campaign suffered a massive cyberattack that it compared to the hacking of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign previous year". In a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin after his win in which he referenced Moscow outlets, Mr Macron said: 'I will not give an inch on this.

World News Sessions' Usurpation of State Marijuana Laws Tramples Constitution
Author: 0 Sessions' Usurpation of State Marijuana Laws Tramples Constitution

One of them was Gov. Kate Brown, who pointed out that over 19,000 jobs have been created since recreational marijuana was made legal in Oregon. The Drug Enforcement Administration "is run out of Washington , and while they are supposed to serve states' attorneys general, the DEA doesn't need their permission to do anything in those districts".

World News Indian-origin man is first American to lose naturalised citizenship
Author: 0 Indian-origin man is first American to lose naturalised citizenship

Department of Homeland Security logo. The man, from Carteret, New Jersey, was found to be living under fraudulent identity and was held guilty for practising deceptively artful ways to gain the green card. The U.S. immigration agency plans to refer about 1,600 additional cases under Operation Janus for possible denaturalization. "This opened the possibility of him being subject to removal proceedings".

World News Netanyahu said looking for ways to forcibly deport illegal migrants
Author: 0 Netanyahu said looking for ways to forcibly deport illegal migrants

Numerous undocumented in Africa allege they are fleeing from conflicts and persecution, and seek refugee status, but Israeli officials sustain they are economic migrants; thus, these officials resist recognizing them as refugees. Netanyahu said. According to Israeli authorities these people are seeking economic opportunities and not asylum therefore their claim to be refugees is void.

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