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The spot is about 184 km from Guwahati . A still born calf was later extracted from the pregnant elephant. "Instead, I would blame encroachment on reserved forests and wildlife sanctuaries which has compelled elephants to come out in search of food", Assam forest and environment minister Pramila Rani Brahma told The Indian Express.
  • India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old

    India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old

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    The investigating police officials have said the girl was abducted from her house on Saturday morning when she was asleep with her mother and sister. Angry residents of Hisar and Uklana closed their shops and protested by blocking the roads demanding action against the unknown accused.
  • Saudi-led airstrikes kill 23 civilians in Yemen

    Saudi-led airstrikes kill 23 civilians in Yemen

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    Residents said the market was very crowded at noon when the airstrikes hit. The Houthis are holding their ground despite air strikes by Saudi Arabia and its allied forces and a naval blockade that has prevented food, medicine and fuel from arriving in Houthi-controlled northern areas, bringing the region to the brink of starvation.
  • Supreme Court won't hear LGBT job discrimination case

    Supreme Court won't hear LGBT job discrimination case

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    Evans and her lawyers responded that the hospital's lack of participation should not thwart Supreme Court review, but the justices may have opted to wait for the issue to come to them again in a case with fewer complications. For one, Evans' case is not over after the Supreme Court's decision. In a separate case on the same issue before the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Hashim Mooppan argued the prohibition on sex discrimination doesn't apply to ...
  • Megyn Kelly Brings Donald Trump Accusers Onto Her Show

    Megyn Kelly Brings Donald Trump Accusers Onto Her Show

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    She said she ran back into her office and hid in her boss' office and called her sister to talk about how disgusting she felt. Samantha Holvey recounted her story of the 2006 Miss USA Pageant, which the Trump Organization owned at the time, and how Trump would line up all of the contestants to look them over in what she described as a demeaning way.
  • Fans Think Adriana Lima Is Retiring From Victoria's Secret

    Fans Think Adriana Lima Is Retiring From Victoria's Secret

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    After modeling nearly her entire adult life, Lima decided she will turn her back on the industry which afforded her so much, for the purposes of refusing to perpetuate beauty standards. "I am exhausted of the impositions", she writes, "we.can't [continue] living in a world with such superficial values, it's not fair". On the name of my grandma, my mother, and all her ancestors, that have been labeled, pressured, misunderstood.
  • New York Police 'responding to report of explosion near Times Square'

    New York Police 'responding to report of explosion near Times Square'

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    It happened near West 42nd Street between 8th and 9th avenues in Times Square. Officials are responding to "an explosion of unknown origin" in Midtown Manhattan in the Port Authority area Monday morning. Sources say a suspect has been taken into custody by authorities. Police in Manhattan confirmed on Twitter that they were at the scene in 42nd Street and 8th Avenue.
  • Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

    Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

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    Violence erupted for a third day in Gaza in response to President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday, which overturned decades of United States policy towards the Middle East. Muslim men hold posters during a rally against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec.
  • Celtics' Marcus Morris (knee) is out Sunday and Monday

    Celtics' Marcus Morris (knee) is out Sunday and Monday

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    Boston typically has played its best basketball in the fourth quarter this season, but that certainly wasn't the case Sunday night. The Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics avenged a November loss to Detroit on Sunday, December 10, handing the slumping Pistons a 6th straight National Basketball Association defeat 91-81.
  • 1-3'' of snow today.... colder air blasts in Tuesday

    1-3'' of snow today.... colder air blasts in Tuesday

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    After midnight we'll see some snow showers develop. We could see a few more light snow showers Wednesday night into Thursday , but no MAJOR snow storms are expected for us this week. A light wind at times makes wind chill values feel a touch lower. It will certainly be a true taste of winter. Temperatures aren't as cold, with readings in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
  • French tourists, guide attacked in Mirzapur

    French tourists, guide attacked in Mirzapur

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    Police said six French nationals, including Bernard, Fremini, Jean Pride and Patricia, were on a visit to Anandmayi Hospital, Varanasi. After lodging a complaint against the attackers, the UP Police has arrested 8 people. The injured tourists were shifted to the Mirzapur hospital for further treatment. When the angry tourists confronted them, the accused fled the spot.
  • 16-year-old cancer patient raped twice in Lucknow

    16-year-old cancer patient raped twice in Lucknow

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    Even while the much-hyped Women's Safety Campaign of Uttar Pradesh Police is ongoing, a 15-year-old cancer survivor was allegedly raped twice, first by two youths and then by a person from whom she sought help in Sarojini Nagar area of the state capital late on Saturday night.
  • Australian gov't congratulates Iraq for defeating Islamic State

    Australian gov't congratulates Iraq for defeating Islamic State

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    An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that the Kingdom congratulated the people and government of Iraq for the liberation of ISIS' last footholds in the country. The Australian government has confirmed it will review its future military commitment in Iraq, after the middle eastern nation announced its final victory over ISIS .
  • Teen girl missing off Adelaide beach

    Teen girl missing off Adelaide beach

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    A witness at the beach said one of the Indian teens had told them the group had been swept out by the strong current. The state government will pay to repatriate the body of Nitisha Negi back to her family in India. "It's very hard to believe". South Australia Police said in a statement: "Police have located the body of a teenage girl who went missing in waters off of Glenelg yesterday".
  • Ankle injury to sideline Wilcox's Jaden Schwartz for six weeks

    Ankle injury to sideline Wilcox's Jaden Schwartz for six weeks

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    Schwartz, 25, has 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists), second on the Blues behind Brayden Schenn (15-21-36) and is tied for ninth in the National Hockey League with Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (11-24-35). Lagace owned a 6-6-1 record with a 3.79 GAA and.872 save percentage in 14 appearances this season. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, made the announcement today.
  • Israeli and Turkish leaders in 'terror' row amid Jerusalem protests

    Israeli and Turkish leaders in 'terror' row amid Jerusalem protests

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    In public remarks on Sunday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, a frequent critic of Israel, called it an "invader state" and a "terror state". He urged Trump to now come up with detailed proposals for an Israel-Palestinian peace accord, a goal which has eluded the United States and the global community for decades.
  • Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria

    Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria

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    Putin made a stopover at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia while en route to Egypt. Upon arrival, Putin was greeted by Syria's President Bashar Al Asad, Russia's defense minister Sergey Shoigu and Sergey Surovikin, commander of the Russian military contingent in Syria.
  • India, China foreign ministers to meet today

    India, China foreign ministers to meet today

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    Sources in New Delhi said the RIC meeting was aimed at emphasising India's "strategic autonomy", and that Swaraj would press China to agree to a "forward looking' bilateral relationship". While diplomatic observers - and Chinese officials - have welcomed an offer by Moscow to host direct negotiations between the USA and North Korea, many observe that the move is another example of how Pyongyang continues to drift away from Beijing, increasing the threat of a military confrontation on the ...
  • Japan, US, South Korea to Practice Missile Tracking

    Japan, US, South Korea to Practice Missile Tracking

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    The trilateral drill comes less than two weeks after Pyongyang test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and declared it had achieved nuclear statehood, escalating global alarm over its weapons push. Beijing fears the system's powerful radar can peer deep into Chinese territory, compromising its own security. Last month's missile test prompted a USA warning that North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" if war were to break out.
  • Russia's Novatek head says discussed gas projects with Saudi representatives

    Russia's Novatek head says discussed gas projects with Saudi representatives

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    As the majority stakeholder with 50.1 per cent, Russia's Novatek is undoubtedly the biggest victor from the project, and Russian President Vladimir Putin was right to call Yamal's inauguration a "significant moment" for the Russian economy, energy industries, polar exploitation, and his country's Northern Sea Route on Friday.
  • Hosts Al Jazira beat Urawa Red Diamonds to reach semis

    Hosts Al Jazira beat Urawa Red Diamonds to reach semis

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    Mbark Boussoufa says Al Jazira are "re-writing" history after setting up a fairytale FIFA Club World Cup semi-final with Real Madrid, which he has labeled the biggest game in UAE football history. Al Jazira's experienced Dutch coach Henk ten Cate, a former Barcelona assistant, backed his side to go toe-to-toe with anybody. "This is how we play, with a big heart".
  • Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest

    Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest

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    The move by US President Donald Trump is "denounced and condemned", Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit told the ministers at the beginning of the meeting. Despite the obvious differences between the 39-year-old French leader and the Israeli hardliner, there were also attempts to show they had developed a good early working relationship and held common views.
  • Ferry runs aground at France's Calais port

    Ferry runs aground at France's Calais port

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    It is believed that the ferry ran aground after a large gust of wind caused it to lose control. The spokesperson said the vessel is now afloat and hopes to transfer passengers to another ship as soon as possible.
  • 'DANGER TO LIFE' snow warning as treacherous roads blamed for crashes

    'DANGER TO LIFE' snow warning as treacherous roads blamed for crashes

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    Between 10 and 20cm of snow can be expected over hills and mountains. 'With heavy snow and risk of lightning forecast for many parts tomorrow as well as the continued gale force winds we remain on yellow alert'. Forecasters predict icy surfaces are also likely, especially overnight and during the morning, while strong northwest winds may cause blizzard conditions at times across northern Scotland.
  • 'Death of Millions One Tiny Tantrum Away,' Nobel Prize Winner Warns

    'Death of Millions One Tiny Tantrum Away,' Nobel Prize Winner Warns

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    Thurlow and ICAN's Executive Director Beatrice Fihn called on the world's nuclear-armed states to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons. Earlier this year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee chose the group as the victor of this year's peace prize in recognition of its role as a driving force behind the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
  • Hyderabad Student Attacked in Chicago; family seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

    Hyderabad Student Attacked in Chicago; family seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

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    The 30-year old Akbar is pursuing Masters in Computer Systems Networking in Devry University in Chicago. He is living in the U.S. with his wife at 4740 Whipple Street, Chicago Illinois, according to a tweet by the family. "We are in a state of shock". "He spoke to me two days before the incident and inquired about our well-being. We are also unsure about how many bullet injuries he suffered", added Ashraf.
  • What to expect: Monday night through Wednesday

    What to expect: Monday night through Wednesday

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    There may even be a few raindrops mixed in with the snowflakes during the midday and first part of the afternoon Tuesday as temperatures will likely climb into the mid-30s. Watch out for reduced visibility at time if you're traveling in the area tonight. Travel will be hard within the band (s) of snow Tuesday night through Wednesday so be careful if you will be venturing out and give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination.
  • Texas A&M defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson arrested

    Texas A&M defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson arrested

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    CSPD was able to find the rifle that matched the description given by the victims. Texas A&M starting defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson was arrested early Sunday morning in College Station, Texas , on multiple felony assault charges, according to jail records.
  • Man arrested in girlfriend's shooting in Detroit

    Man arrested in girlfriend's shooting in Detroit

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    A Southfield woman has come forward telling police that on Thursday, Dec. 7 her vehicle was struck by gunfire, while she was driving on I-94 and French Road, according to a tweet from Michigan State Police. Wednesday in an apartment complex in the 11000 block of Rossiter. The Michigan State Police also tweeted that they are continuing to search for a silver or gray sedan that "may have been involved".
  • Thomas Fire Grows Slightly Overnight; Now at 15 Percent Containment

    Thomas Fire Grows Slightly Overnight; Now at 15 Percent Containment

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    This type of behavior is generally seen during massive wildfires . The fire was expected to move into the county as soon as Thursday and the progression was expected, he added. While the Thomas Fire was the most dire threat, it was one of six different fires that burned across hundreds of miles and multiple metropolitan areas in California.
  • OH woman burns down home while trying to kill bed bugs

    OH woman burns down home while trying to kill bed bugs

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    The fire caused up to $250,000 of damage according to initial estimates, reports Fox 19. The unidentified Cincinnati woman was dousing the infestation with the highly flammable liquid near an open flame Friday when she inadvertently sparked the conflagration, officials said.
  • Trump promotes Moore in advance of Florida campaign rally

    Trump promotes Moore in advance of Florida campaign rally

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    Trump highlighted familiar themes from his political rallies: criticism of violence in Chicago, which he suggested was less safe than Afghanistan, as well as his commitment to improving USA border security and to crack down on immigration. Trump tweets that his agenda doesn't need a Democrat in the Senate "where we have so little margin for victory already". Separately, Moore is facing allegations that he pursued and engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s .
  • President Donald Trump's bold economic vision continues to pay off: White House

    President Donald Trump's bold economic vision continues to pay off: White House

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    The Wednesday decision stoked worldwide outrage, as it declares Jerusalem Israel's de facto capital. During the hastily assembled December 8 UNSC meeting, UN special envoy to the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov expressed dismay that Trump - acting in his current capacity as president of the United States - officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, cited by The Hindu.
  • Haley says Trump's sexual assault accusers must be 'heard' and 'dealt with'

    Haley says Trump's sexual assault accusers must be 'heard' and 'dealt with'

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    Trump clarified that the policy shift was not to be equated with picking sides in the boundary disputes that have plagued Palestinian-Israeli relations for decades. "I understand [Republicans] would like to retain that seat in the U.S. Senate", he continued, " but I tell you what, there's a time - we call it a tipping point.
  • Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Close to The US Embassy

    Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Close to The US Embassy

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    The Palestinians see occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. The press conference took place at the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo; Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Malki stressed that the American stance opposes the U.S.' obligations, global laws and the worldwide stance towards the Palestinian cause.
  • Storm Caroline to hit Scotland followed by snow for wider UK

    Storm Caroline to hit Scotland followed by snow for wider UK

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    Winds are forecast to strengthen across parts of Britain on Wednesday ahead of the arrival of Storm Caroline. Large portions of the United Kingdom could see rain, sleet and snow by the weekend as an Arctic maritime air mass moves in. British weather forecasters predicted heavy snow on Sunday and said that cold temperatures are likely to remain well into next week. "It will also be bitterly cold, with highs of 2C or 3C outside those snow showers".