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Houston Observes World AIDS Day
- December 03, 2016

China accounts for 3% of new HIV cases worldwide and 2% of the total HIV-positive global population. SANAC officials joined Cabinet Ministers led by by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in speaking with residents in an area in Daveyton, about 50 kilometres east of here, as part of the national celebrations of World AIDS Day. (more...)
Pele reflects on 'sad moment' of Chapecoense tragedy
- December 03, 2016

The government did not explain the decision. He said the governing body of South American football, known as CONMEBOL, was not involved in choosing LaMia. The plane had disregarded worldwide rules on fuel reserves, he said. A full investigation into the crash is expected to take months. The bodies of the Brazilian victims will be repatriated later Friday o. (more...)
`Donald Trump`s ignorant conversation with Nawaz Sharif may prove unwelcoming for India` `Donald Trump`s ignorant conversation with Nawaz Sharif may prove unwelcoming for India`
- December 03, 2016

It matters that he uses words like: " very good reputation , awesome work.Fantastic country, fantastic place, fantastic people", it said. During a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Nawaz on Wednesday Trump said he is willing to play any role that Pakistan wants to find solutions to outstanding problems. (more...)
Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time
- December 03, 2016

After lighting the tree with Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama , and Eva Longoria (sorry, Malia Obama ), POTUS lit up the crowd with an impassioned speech about "America's goodness". And the tree itself has changed over the years. Thursday, Dec. 8 marks the annual 'holiday evening on 5th.' Live musical performances will be present along Fifth Avenue as well as some side streets while visitors try to finish their Christmas shopping early. (more...)
Lok sabha disrupted over army deployment in bengal
- December 03, 2016

Mamata refused to leave Nabanna, saying that she will be protecting democracy. Following are the four letters as taken from TOI. "It is quite unusual that the CM is not aware about it even as the district magistrate and state administration has proper knowledge about the same", BJP leader Rahul Sinha told ANI. (more...)
Russian Federation ready to work with new USA administration
- December 03, 2016

Bogdanov, who is President Vladimir #Putin's special representative for the Middle East and Africa, declined to name the Trump team members, adding only that Moscow hoped that relations with Washington over Syria would improve under the incoming administration. (more...)
Iraqi troops south of Mosul face IS attack
- December 03, 2016

Several hundred fighters from the army, state-sanctioned Shiite militias and paramilitary federal police massed in the village of Haj Ali on Tuesday, firing mortars at IS positions in the villages of Shayala Abali and Shayala Ayma, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Iraq's second largest city. (more...)
Chains and branded skin: California kidnap case baffles cops Chains and branded skin: California kidnap case baffles cops
- December 03, 2016

Police said Papini, a 34-year-old mother of two, was "heavily battered" and "bound with restraints" when she was found near I-5, just north of Woodland, on November 24. The kidnappers finally dumped her on the side of the I-50 highway and sped off in a dark SUV. But the mystery over what happened to her just seemed to grow stranger. (more...)
Syrian army captures more areas in eastern Aleppo
- December 03, 2016

Almost 30,000 people have fled eastern Aleppo since Saturday, U.N. special envoy Staffan de Mistura said today. "All hospitals in the city are out of service". He said Russian Federation has pledged to respect the corridors, and that "we (the U.N.) now feel confident that the armed opposition groups will do the same". (more...)
Sandy Hook Gun Lawsuit Heads To Connecticut Supreme Court Sandy Hook Gun Lawsuit Heads To Connecticut Supreme Court
- December 03, 2016

In a statement, Nicole Hockley, who lost her 6-year-old son, Dylan, in the attack, said she and her family are "grateful that the Connecticut Supreme Court will hear our case immediately". Fairfield District Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis refused to dismiss the suit two months later, and the trial originally was planned for April 2018. (more...)
NYC Holiday Shoppers Hit the Ground Running on Black Friday
- December 03, 2016

And it was like exhilarating. "This is my first Black Friday experience", said John Hanford, as he scanned a pallet of toys at a Wal-Mart in Washington. "Every weekend, we'll have hot chocolate stations and holiday entertainment", Patel told WBZ. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which started its Black Friday sales on Thursday at 6 p.m., said shoppers were embracing technology products. (more...)
Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth
- December 03, 2016

For the Pac-12, it would be better for Washington to win, and have someone in the race for the National Championship. But plenty of opponents had more overall talent than Colorado this season and the Buffs won consistently all year. Though, he is expected to play in the Big Ten Title game against No. 6 Wisconsin. That changes tonight, when either Washington or Colorado will take home the trophy. (more...)
McKnight's Jets teammates remember him fondly
- December 03, 2016

He was in the driver's seat of a blue Infinity G37 at the time and shot through his open passenger window, two of which hit McKnight, who had already gotten out of his Audi Q7. Gasser stayed at the scene after the shooting , and was then taken into custody, the sheriff's office said. Normand said they know of no video of the incident. (more...)
'ISIS is broken' Victory close after 1000 terrorists killed in Mosul bloodbath 'ISIS is broken' Victory close after 1000 terrorists killed in Mosul bloodbath
- December 03, 2016

There were also reports of IS fighters shooting at fleeing civilians, including a November 22 report of an IS sniper killing a seven-year-old child who was running toward the Iraqi military's lines in eastern Mosul's Adan neighborhood. It's not like urban warfare is a surprise in invading Iraq's second largest city, however, and while the failures underscore Iraq's military limits, they also suggest profound mistakes in the US-led planning of the invasion. (more...)
Man Who Admitted To Killing Former NFL Player Released From Custody
- December 03, 2016

Gasser is not going anywhere", Normand said . One day later, the white man who admitted to authorities that he'd fired the bullet responsible for killing McKnight walked out of a police station a free man. "These rounds struck (McKnight), who had previously exited the gray Audi Q7 and was positioned at the passenger window of the Infiniti", the release said. (more...)
Clinton team sees recount effort as waste of resources
- December 03, 2016

And it was downhill from there. 'I may very well be done with political giving entirely, ' John Morgan, a top Clinton fundraiser in Florida told The Hill . He accused Mexicans of bringing crime, drugs, and rape to an otherwise peaceful law-abiding nation and Muslim immigrants of favouring "horrendous attacks by people believing in jihad, and (who) have no sense of reason or respect for human life". (more...)
Second Victim In Sioux Falls Building Collapse Found Dead
- December 03, 2016

The woman reportedly is well, although she has a leg injury. The three-story building at East 10th Street and South Phillips Avenue collapsed around 10:30 a.m. Sideras says, "It just didn't work out for us, unfortunately". Crews continued searching for a second person believed to be trapped under the debris of the brick building in downtown Sioux Falls. (more...)
Gillibrand on Defense Secretary pick: Gillibrand on Defense Secretary pick: "I will oppose a waiver"
- December 03, 2016

Secretary of Defense. After meeting Mattis on November 19, Trump described him as a strong, dignified man who persuasively argued against waterboarding, an interrogation tactic that involves pouring water over someone's face to simulate drowning. (more...)
The Chef Who Created General Tso's Chicken Has Died The Chef Who Created General Tso's Chicken Has Died
- December 03, 2016

Following three days of traditional Chinese dishes, Peng said he wanted to try something different. Even the eponymous General Tso's relatives, according to writer Jennifer Lee, had never heard of the chicken concoction. 'I went to his hometown. The General Tso appellation came about on a whim when Peng was asked for the name of the dish and he offered up the name of Tso Shih-hai, a respected 19th century Chinese military leader from Peng's home province. (more...)
Thailand Has a New King as Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn Ascends Thailand Has a New King as Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn Ascends
- December 03, 2016

Bhumibol's own coronation took place four years after his brother King Ananda Mahidol died of gunshot wounds in mysterious circumstances. Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepted invitation from parliament president to ascend to the throne and thus formally proclaimed King Rama X in a televised ceremony. (more...)