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U.S. urges Pakistan, India to cooperate for resolving differences

John Kirby said that Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Pakistani Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar over phone on Indus Waters Treaty issue. "I'm not going to read that out in any great detail". "The two countries are abiding by the treaty for the past 50 years", Kirby said. The US administration has initiated the process to resolve the water dispute between India and Pakistan without waiting for a formal invitation, Dawn reported on Tuesday while quoting officials from Washington.

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Russia's Putin says American diplomats won't be expelled

The plane of the Russian government's Rossiya Special Flight Detachment, carrying the diplomats and their families landed in Moscow after departing from Washington's Dulles International Airport on Sunday afternoon, Tass news agency reported.

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Justice Khehar sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India

On December 19, President Pranab Mukherjee had cleared the name of Justice Khehar. The apex court had on December 23 termed a petition filed by the lawyers' body as "virtually infructuous" that opposed the elevation of Justice Khehar, and observed that the President has already issued a notification in this regard.

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Next Call of Duty Game Could Take Place Early 1900's Teases Sledgehammer

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare failed to hit the same stride as Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, and so it's no wonder if Activision might be rethinking their strategy in terms of upcoming instalments. Infinity Ward dropped a massive clue at the start of 2016 for Infinite Warfare . Could this be the rumored Vietnam game that began circulating a few months ago? It wouldn't be all too surprising for Call of Duty to take a step back into the past after the recent public movement in first-person ...

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Bengaluru molestation shocker: CCTV footage shows woman being sexually assaulted

One of the men forcefully hugs her and molests her and drags her to his acquaintance who is seated on the bike. In the moments that follow, two bike-borne men stop the girl as one man openly gropes at the woman who puts up a fierce resistance.

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Top State GOP Official Glad for Turnaround on Gutting of Ethics Office

On Monday evening , Republicans announced planned changes to the Office of Congressional Ethics that had been instituted by former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Texas Congressman supported the change and said: "We don't even get constitutional rights, constitutional protections". Top priorities for the 115th Congress include repealing President Obama's health-care law, confirming President-elect Trump's Cabinet selections, confirming a new Supreme Court justice, passing a ...

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More than 130 inmates escape in Philippines after suspected rebels storm jail

Bongat confirmed a guard was killed and an inmate was wounded in a gun battle. The gunmen opened fire at guards at the North Cotabato District Jail in Kidapawan city around 1:00 a.m. He said the exchanges of gunfire woke his village, which was several kilometres from the prison, and he immediately posted guards because of worries the attackers and escaped inmates could enter the village.

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Amit Shah, Narendra Modi should be arrested: Mamata

Police, however, rushed to the BJP office as soon as they learnt about the incident. Singh, who is BJP's co-incharge for West Bengal, said the police were a mute spectator. TMC leaders dubbed the arrest of two of its MPs as part of the BJP's "vendetta politics". "Even if he is in jail, the people of Bengal will keep him in their heart", she said.

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Turkey nightclub attacker still at large; ISIS claims responsibility

He told reporters 69 people were in hospital, four of them in critical condition. The death toll is expected to increase as nearly 70 others were injured, and four in critical condition. We are going to begin with that manhunt in Turkey for the terrorists who killed at least 39 people celebrating new year's at a nightclub in istanbul .

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Jason Day announces that he's signed with Nike

However, on Sunday, Nike Golf made official news known in the golf world since late summer past year, that Day would leave adidas Golf to sign an apparel and footwear deal with the Swoosh . Day announced the news on Instagram and Nike released several photos on his new threads. The agreement covers footwear, apparel, headwear and gloves.

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35 dead, 40 injured in New Year's shooting in Istanbul nightclub

Turkish media released a selfie video, in which a man is seen walking around Istanbul's Taksim Square recording himself and looking into the camera. Al-Adayleh says, "This attack is condemned by all religions, not only by Islam and Christianity". But government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday that the authorities were close to fully identifying the gunman, after gathering fingerprints and information on his appearance, and had detained eight other people.

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Oil in 2017 seen capped below $60/barrel by strong dollar, United States shale

Traders were also anxious about reports that Libya will further boost oil production. The rally comes as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) member states and 11 major non-cartel oil producing countries, including Russian Federation and Mexico, begin to curb output in an effort to stabilize the oil market.

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Ryan asks lawmaker's son to stop 'dabbing'

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan kicked off the 115 Congress by ceremonially swearing-in hundreds of members of congress Tuesday and gaveling the first session of the Trump legislative era to order. After a day of swearing-in ceremonies, Ryan still wasn't too sure about dabbing. The Wisconsin Republican shut down a young man's attempts Tuesday to pull off the popular hand gesture.

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Bollywood pays respects to Istanbul attack victim and film producer Abis Rizvi

Actor Raza Murad shared that Abis Rizvi's death is a great loss to the industry and expressed his anger at the unexpected attack. He then calmly walked into the club, dressed as Santa Claus, and opened fire, raining down more than 100 bullets on clubbers during an attack lasting five and a half minutes.

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Russian Navy ships arrive in Manila for goodwill visit

On Tuesday, Russian Navy destroyer Admiral Tributs and sea tanker Boris Butoma docked in Manila for the first official navy-to-navy contact. "Our governments will maybe discuss in some period of time the possibilities of our maritime exercises ".

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Russian Federation seeks naval ties with Philippines

Members of the Philippine Navy take a selfie in front of the anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Tributs at a pier in Manila , the Philippines, Jan. 3, 2017. The visit of the warships is yet another sign of the potential for burgeoning Philippines-Russia defense cooperation, even though it is still early days.

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Russian hack of Vermont utility shows risk to power grid, officials say

Officials also said the safety of USA diplomats was compromised when some diplomats' personal information was broadcast on Russian television. These responsive actions against Russia include removing 35 members of Russian intelligence from the USA and imposing sanctions on a variety of government-related individuals and groups.

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Donald Trump promises mystery presser - after bailing on last mystery presser

Even more, this decision didn't come as a surprise, since Trump has barely answered any questions from reporters, in less formal settings, after being elected. Trump has not held a press conference since July, and his announcement gave just the latest date set for the much-delayed event previously due to take place December 15.

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Most Americans Don't Think Donald Trump Can Prevent Scandal In His Administration

Almost three-quarters of the public, for example, said in early 2009 that they were confident in Mr. Obama's ability to handle an global crisis or use military force wisely. Mr. Trump's predecessors, however, received higher marks in those areas, too. Similarly, only 47 percent believe Trump will use military force wisely.

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Jurgen Klopp unable to explain Liverpool's draw at Sunderland

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed Daniel Sturridge and James Milner were substituted against Sunderland after the star duo picked up knocks. "We are only entering the second half of the season and there is still more than five months to go so it's a bit early to be worrying too much", the Spaniard told reporters.

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The Russian Election Hacking Case Is Getting Murkier

The intelligence community has no proof Russian Federation hacked the 2016 presidential election to get Donald Trump elected, according to the chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. "So there is a question about whether there's a political retribution here versus a diplomatic response", he said. "I know a lot about hacking", he said, "and hacking is a very hard thing to prove, so it could be somebody else".

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Andrea Contin: Catholic Priest Allegedly Held Orgies In His Rectory, Pimped Women

But as Italian newspaper Il Mattino di Padova reports, in a report entitled " The Pastor of Orgies ", police are now taking a look at allegations of prostitution. When? At all hours: Morning, afternoon, night . Prostitution, however, is a crime in Italy, and Italian police believe that they have evidence that Contin was involved in the sex trade.

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House Intelligence Chair: 'No Proof' Russians Were Trying To Get Trump Elected

Nothing - nothing was taken when millions of people had their private information, including information on security clearances that was shared. The billionaire's spokesperson also confirmed that Trump would institute a five-year ban on senior officials leaving government to become lobbyists, and a lifetime ban "on anyone who wants to serve a foreign government ".

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Karnataka State Minister for Cooperation HS Mahadeva Prasad dies at 58

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who was informed on the phone by Mr Vijaykumar about Mr Prasad's death, was expectedly, shocked at his sudden passing away. This Mahadeva Prasad (58) was a resident of Mysore. The five-time MLA was at a resort in Chikmagalur, where he was supposed to attend a function. Prasad's son Ganesh and officials at the chief minister's office told that the body will be taken to Mysuru and then to his Constituency Gundlupet in Chamarajanagar district and last rites will be ...

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White House announces Russia sanctions in retaliation for cyberattacks

Earlier in December, CIA officials told the USA media they had "high confidence" that Russian hackers had attempted to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favour. At the same time , Trump and Putin have denied that Russian Federation hacked the election. President-elect Trump, though, said recently that he would reassess the hacking allegations after he takes office January 20.

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Wildfire in Chile damages 100 homes

The fire left 19 people hurt, most suffering from smoke inhalation. Authorities say the flames have destroyed 50 hectares of forest. High temperatures and strong winds were forecast for Tuesday afternoon in Valparaiso, where it is mid-summer.

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Charles Manson Is Temporarily Out of Prison

Charles Manson has reportedly been taken out of prison to hospital. One of the sources said Manson was seriously ill. A spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation declined to comment although she told the paper: "He is alive".

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Panama pleas: PTI submits more evidence against PM Nawaz in SC

He added, "Evidences are provided by government institutions" during the press conference. The Supreme Court of Pakistan would resume hearing of Panama Leaks case on Wednesday (Tomorrow). "Maryam Nawaz is the central figure in the Panama Papers case", he alleged. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) submitted more documents in Supreme Court on Tuesday regarding the high-profile Panama Leaks case.

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State water officials are optimistic despite 'gloomy' California snowpack survey

According to the Department of Water Resources, the current water content in the northern Sierra Nevada is 68% of average for this time of year; the central Sierra clocked in at 65% and the southern Sierra at 73%. Will California have a sixth year of drought? "This is a pretty big storm, and definitely the avalanche conditions are going to go up", said Zach Tolby, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

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No tsunami threat for Aust from Fiji quake

It said waves were due to hit Suva in Fiji about 11:45am local time. Australia faces no threat from the tsunami. Fiji Sun staffer Rosi Doviver told the Herald her office in Suva felt the quake. Not like the ones you watch [on TV], like the Japanese one, not as bad as Christchurch. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from the quake.

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Dense fog on Tuesday morning in Delhi

Dense fog cover disrupted air and rail services in New Delhi with around 55 trains and 13 flights delayed on Tuesday morning. At least seven global arriving to Delhi's IGI airport and six domestic flights are arriving late and two domestic flights have been cancelled due to foggy weather on Tuesday.

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Freddie Roach Says Ronda Rousey Should Retire

Judo was the sharpest sword in her arsenal and many fans feel that she lost focus when she let go of the one thing that separated her from the crowd (small as said crowd may be). While some are sympathising with Rousey over her second successive devastating loss, it seems as if Michael "Venom" Page doesn't seem to care how low she might be feeling right now.

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Leicester City to sign Genk midfielder Wilfred Ndidi

A statement on Leicester's website confirmed the Premier League champions have agreed personal terms and that Ndidi has had a medical. Ndidi spent two years in Belgium after joining Genk as a teenager and helped the club reach the knockout stages of this season's Europa League.

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Israeli Investigators Question Netanyahu Over Graft Suspicions

A campaign is underway by Erel Margalit, an opposition lawmaker of the Zionist Union party, for Mr Netanyahu to be formally investigated over suspicions of prominent donors improperly transferring money for Mr Netanyahu's personal use, as well as reports that Mr Netanyahu's personal attorney represented a German firm involved in a 1.5 billion USA dollar ($2.1 billion NZD) sale of submarines to Israel.

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Melanie C, Victoria Beckham perform '2 Become 1' on New Year's Eve

The British singer also shared a solo shot on stage, writing, "Happy New Year y'all!" Chisholm recently revealed she is relieved she won't be part of the reunion, but insists she'll keep in touch with her old bandmates. The much-awaited Spice Girls reunion had a preview in Maldives during the New Year celebrations... well, at least for two of the them. "You know Victoria is busy with her great fashion line and Mel C is doing her own album, so they gracefully said, 'You three go ahead ...


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