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Security increased after threatened attack on LA rail stop

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he plans to ride the Red Line at Universal City on Tuesday morning himself. "While the credibility of the threat has not been ascertained, officials from the FBI, LASD ( Los Angeles Sheriff's Department) and LAPD ( Los Angeles Police Department) will address the public in an abundance of caution and to discuss enhanced patrols, precautionary measures to be taken", the statement said. Read More

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Army deployed in West Bengal as part of routine exercise: Manohan Parrikar

Army stationed in front of Nabanno, the Bengal State Secretariat in a high security zone, inspite of Police objection". Attacking the Centre, she said, "The state was not informed about this development". Terming the protest by the West Bengal chief minister as "cheap political stunt", another Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said an attempt was being made to drag the Army into an "unnecessary controversy". Read More

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Far-right hopeful Hofer within reach of Austrian presidency on Sunday

Sports betting site Interwetten gives the odds of victory to Norbert Hofer with a 1.5 payout on a single bet, while Alexander Van der Bellen has a 2.5 payout on the single bet. Trump-like slogans, meanwhile, have popped up on the Internet, including a hashtag for "Make Austria Great Again" and an Internet meme showing the country's borders at the height of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read More

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Pakistan's envoy Tariq Fatemi to visit USA for meeting Trump's team

Pakistan's envoy Tariq Fatemi to visit USA for meeting Trump's team

The visit takes after a telephonic discussion between Prime Minister Sharif and Trump on Wednesday amid which the United States leader communicated his craving to proceed with a gainful association with Pakistan. It will be an honour and I will personally do it. The text of the conversation released by government's Press Information Department (PID) shows that during the conversation Trump also praised Nawaz and expressed his desire to meet the prime minister soon. Read More

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Relief from dense fog in Delhi -NCR soon

Relief from dense fog in Delhi -NCR soon

It may be noted flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) were disrupted with more than 200 flights being hit due to different reasons, including weather. The weather office has been working on forecasting fog conditions at Delhi airport and national highways. As per the MeT Department's forecast, dense fog is likely to blanket north India for another week or so. Read More

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Trump backers ask courts to halt or prevent 3 state recounts

Michigan's elections board deadlocked on Friday on a Trump campaign request to deny Stein's recount request and on how a recount would be conducted. In the popular vote, Mrs Clinton won more than 2.5 million more votes than Mr Trump, according to the Cook Political Report . In Pennsylvania, a hearing is scheduled for Monday on Stein's push to secure a court-ordered statewide recount . Read More

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A quick look at Australia's deadly thunderstorm asthma

An official review is now underway into how Victoria's state emergency services and health system responded to the thunderstorm asthma emergency. It is thought that sudden asthma attacks are a direct result of the tiny particles being released into the air, making people who are not usually so susceptible suddenly flare up. Read More

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Russian Federation to open corridors to besieged Syrian city

In the meantime, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV cited reports close to the Syrian forces that the rebels in eastern Aleppo have received orders to execute civilians who want to leave eastern Aleppo. Jens Laerke, the spokesman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says some people fleeing eastern Aleppo reportedly are experiencing difficulties and, in some cases, putting their lives in danger. Read More

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EPS Growth overview of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Agran Libbie accumulated 131,583 shares or 1.49% of the stock. Verus Financial Partners Inc. now owns 7,759 shares of the company's stock valued at $352,000 after buying an additional 41 shares during the last quarter. Company earnings are a good way to evaluate the profitability of the company. On a 1-5 scale, The Coca-Cola Co has a rating of 2.5 comprised of the 11 ratings. Read More

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Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, state board says

Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, state board says

By a 4-0 vote, the board said President-elect Donald J. Trump won the state's presidential race by a 10,704-vote margin over Democrat Hillary Clinton. He won Pennsylvania by some 70,600 votes, just more than 1 percentage point over Clinton. Citing without evidence concerns about "cyber hacking", Stein wants a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania - places that Clinton, a Democrat, thought were safely in her column. Read More

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Judicial committee says 'knees together' judge Robin Camp should lose his job

Judicial committee says 'knees together' judge Robin Camp should lose his job

The Calgary trial made headlines around the world after it emerged that Camp had repeatedly asked the 19-year-old complainant why she hadn't done more to prevent the alleged rape. The inquiry heard a remorseful Camp apologise for his remarks. In an attempt to save his job, the judge publicly apologized and underwent sensitivity training with a Superior Court judge, a psychologist and an expert in sexual assault law. Read More

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There's A Cuban Missile Crisis Brewing In Ukraine

Kiev began two days of missile tests on Thursday, angering Russian Federation, which has put its air defence forces on high alert saying it hopes the war games won't disrupt worldwide flights. Russia's Foreign Ministry on November 30 called the planned missile tests a "new large-scale provocation", saying they were aimed at "escalating the conflict between Ukraine and Russian Federation". Read More

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Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York

Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York

Police sources told New York Daily News that while there he called a 29-year-old transgender woman who allegedly works as an escort and had contacts to get drugs. He and his brother Fiat Chrysler chairman John Elkann, are heirs to Italy's biggest industrial dynasty and his holdings in the auto giant make him worth billions. Read More

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BJP takes dig at Navjot Kaur for joining Cong

BJP takes dig at Navjot Kaur for joining Cong

The body has to follow the soul. Navjot Kaur Sidhu is a former MLA and has represented Amritsar in Punjab Vidhan Sabha. About the joining of Navjot Singh Sidhu in the Congress, Kaur said he would follow suit soon. She represented Amritsar East constituency in the Punjab assembly. She was also the Chief Parliamentary Secretary in the current Akali-BJP government, but later quit the party in October. Read More

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Woman jumps from plane's emergency door after flight lands

Woman jumps from plane's emergency door after flight lands

The plane was waiting for the final taxi into its gate when the woman pulled the exit door above the wing and jumped out. Hampton Friedman was sitting across the aisle when the incident happened and recorded the aftermath. The flight had 98 passengers on board, who all had to wait for police before they could properly disembark. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reported that IAH airport officials said the incident did not disrupt airport operations beyond that flight. Read More

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Syria confirms airstrike outside Damascus, blames Israel

Arab media are reporting that Israel Air Force (IAF) aircraft attacked two targets near Damascus , inside Syria, on Tuesday night. The alleged attack comes three days after the Israeli Air Force struck an Islamic State-affiliated group in Syria, killing four of its members, hours after the group fired on Israeli soldiers across the border in the Golan Heights. Read More

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