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by | December 25, 2017 | 18:58

The latest defection will cause embarrassment in North Korea, coming weeks after another soldier, Oh Chong-song, survived a hail of bullets fired by his compatriots during his daring flight across the DMZ. Still, the flexibility driven by a swarm of drones, which could be immediately retargeted to a moving or a more important site, will improve South Korea's ability to respond quickly in crisis scenarios.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:39

The new government, led by Vijay Rupani , will be sworn in on Tuesday, Gujarat BJP spokesperson Harshad Patel said in a statement on Sunday. Chaudhary was seen as one of the tallest Other Backward Class (OBC) leaders of the BJP. He won the by-election on 19 October 2014 by a comfortable margin. In the presence of central observers - Arun Jaitley and Saroj Pandey - the BJP legislative party elected Rupani as the CM and Patel as his deputy.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:35

No member country bases their embassy in Jerusalem - something Mr Trump said the USA has plans to do in the future. The vote comes after U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley issued a direct threat, saying that the USA will think twice about funding the world body if it voted to condemn Trump's decision.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:06

Two dogs attacked and killed a woman and left her husband injured in southern Kentucky , CBS affiliate WKYT in Lexington reports. When he went outside to see what the commotion was, he saw the two dogs attacking his brother. Once free, Johnny retrieved a gun and shot both, but killed just one. "Under no circumstances are you to engage this risky animal", the sheriff's department said.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:45

I want to reassure all Australians that this was an isolated incident. Premier Daniel Andrews said "we would be right to single him out for special praise for the way he instinctively came to the aid of others". "As I said yesterday, he is a person who is known to have a mental illness". He was on a treatment plan but had missed an appointment on Thursday, ABC News reported .

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:44

All five branches were included in the teleconference and Trump took questions after members of the media were escorted out of the room. Later in the day, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will participate in NORAD Santa tracker phone calls.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:33

At an event in Missouri last month he told supporters, "You don't see "Merry Christmas" any more ". President Donald Trump wished a Merry Christmas to a group of American service members deployed overseas during a teleconference from Mar-a-Lago on Sunday, telling the troops from all five military branches that Americans were asking God to watch over them.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:33

A search on Twitter with his username says, 'Sorry, that page doesn't exist!' And while the internet was rife with conspiracy theories about Twitter disabling the account, it initially appeared that the account was disabled externally between midnight and 1 a.m.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:04

Southern West Virginia may also see a white New Year's, with multiple inches of snow in the early forecast for Friday and Saturday and high temperatures for next weekend hovering around the freezing mark. A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday , Dec. 24, to 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 25. Any snow that falls will likely stick around for much of the week.

by | December 25, 2017 | 16:43

The new arms include American-made Javelin anti-tank missiles, US officials said late Friday. In its response, Moscow warned on Saturday that Washington was encouraging "new bloodshed" in eastern Ukraine. President Barack Obama also considered sending lethal weapons to Ukraine, but left office without doing so. CNN reported the weapons being sent are us -made Javelin anti-tank missiles.

by | December 25, 2017 | 15:39

The circumstances of the crash are now being investigated. According to a source, the crash isn't considered to be terror-related. An unnamed emergency services source told the TASS news agency that the number of fatalities had risen to five people.

by | December 25, 2017 | 15:23

The nation endured a series of devastating terrorist atrocities during the year, beginning with the Westminster Bridge attack in March that saw four pedestrians die when an attacker, later shot dead by police, drove at them before fatally stabbing a police officer.

by | December 25, 2017 | 12:02

The ministry further told the court that a security agency has advised that the "registration of such groups (like MML) would breed violence and extremism in politics". The agency "recommended that since registration of such groups would breed violence and extremism in politics, such groups be avoided", it said. The security agency told the ministry that "it is hard to believe that MML will tread its own path, completely at variance with its mother (LeT and JuD) organisations", adding that, ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 11:55

That resolution, adopted in response to North Korea's sixth and strongest nuclear test explosion on September 3, banned North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates. "The adoption of the resolution was made possible exclusively thanks to the fact that our concerns were reflected and accounted for", said Russian deputy envoy Vladimir Safronkov, who stressed that key activities such as diplomacy in North Korea and the operations of the country's airline are exempted from ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:58

We're training for how this fight can go any way. "That's why I like these fights that challenge me". Coach Mike Winklejohn has been alongside Holm for the majority of her combat sports career and he predicts that the fighter shocks the world again by beating Cyborg.

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:52

A Dutch journalist confronted former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra , now the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, about his false claim in 2015 that Muslims have made some parts of the Netherlands inaccessible, where cars and even politicians are "being burned".

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:52

The long-awaited dream of travelling in an air-conditioned local has become a reality for many people in the city, as railway minister Piyush Goyal, on the occasion of Christmas, inaugurated the first AC local ran on Western Line which ran between Borivali and Churchgate around 10:00 am.

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:35

Tendulkar, who has been panned for his absence from Parliament since his nomination in 2012, had submitted a notice for a short-duration discussion on the right to play and the future of sports in India. "There are many pressing matters in our country which require our attention - economic growth, poverty, food security, health care among many others".

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:12

Salah, who transferred from the Italian side AS Roma last summer, has had an unbelievable season with Liverpool, scoring 21 goals for his team, including 15 goals in the Premier League to become the league's top goal scorer; in addition to making six assists.

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:03

Officials say there were no injuries and the occupants will stay with family members. One woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Neighbors called when they saw heavy smoke coming out of the eaves of the house a little after 5 a.m.

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:01

The rogue state slammed the complete economic blockade and has threatened to punish those who support the sanctions. The UN Security Council imposed the new sanctions on Friday in response to the ballistic missile tests in Pyongyang. That was shattered by a November 29 test of what Pyongyang called its most powerful intercontinental missile ever. The US State Department said Sunday it had no comment on North Korea's latest rhetoric, citing its past condemnations of the regime.

by | December 25, 2017 | 09:46

The Agreement is expected to breathe a new life into a fraught peace process and will renew aspirations for peace among the four million people driven from their homes in the world's youngest nation - including two million refugees hosted in six neighbouring asylum countries who have witnessed several peace initiatives come to pass without results.

by | December 25, 2017 | 08:55

Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP six civilians in a auto were killed when the attacker detonated himself. "They were hit when they were passing the area in their Toyota sedan vehicle". No group has so far claimed responsibility for Monday's blast. The attack near Abdul Haq Square comes one week after gunmen stormed a military training centre in Kabul, an assault also claimed by ISIL.

by | December 25, 2017 | 08:23

Navalny is still unlikely to run as election officials ruled him ineligible because of a corruption conviction which he says is politically motivated. "Without Navalny there can be no elections". Mr Putin, who refuses to mention Mr Navalny by name, still retains a massive approval rating and is nearly certain to ease to victory in the election.

by | December 25, 2017 | 07:25

No one else was injured in the shooting. She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police said a auto driven by a 28-year-old Keene man struck Noreen Whippie, 58, of Keene. Detectives with the Tucson Police Department's Gang Unit responded to continue the investigation. The Tucson Police Department said it is investigating an early morning homicide south of Tucson on Saturday.

by | December 25, 2017 | 07:24

Viktor, 33, has a history of domestic abuse, drug abuse and has made threats to the child in the past, according to authorities. Investigators fear Viktor may harm his own son, and are now in a race against time to find him. Eli is 2-feet-tall, weighs 32 pounds and has blonde hair and hazel eyes. Police believe the two are traveling in a white 2009 Scion TC with Arkansas license plate 940MNT.

by | December 25, 2017 | 07:20

Kuczynski last week faced a move by the opposition in Peru's Congress to force him from office for graft, but he avoided being deposed due to the votes in absentia of lawmaker Kenji Fujimori - Fujimori's son - and nine other legislators with the Popular Force, which was considered to be the start of an alliance in favour of a pardon.

by | December 25, 2017 | 06:39

Very very merry Christmas ", Trump said. From his Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, where Trump is spending the holidays, he spoke by video hook-up to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard , stationed in Qatar , Kuwait and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba .

by | December 25, 2017 | 06:34

Two civil helicopters were drafted in to help, dropping 20 rescue personnel on to each ten-person gondola. The rescue operation lasted about two hours, Franck Lecoutre, head of the tourism office in the Chamrousse ski resort, near Grenoble, told AFP.

by | December 25, 2017 | 06:09

Guatemala's leader made the announcement on Christmas Eve, three days after two-thirds of UN member states rejected Trump's decision to have the United States recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. They also published the President's Christmas message, in which he said he will not accept any United States peace plan because the USA has aligned itself with Israel and therefore can not be an honest broker.

by | December 25, 2017 | 06:10

Different media reports say that female Tunisians were also banned from boarding flights transiting through UAE airports. The transport ministry said the measure would stay in place until Emirates was able to "operate flights in accordance with law and global agreements".

by | December 25, 2017 | 06:06

Despite seeing some sunshine, it's going to feel more like the single digits with a westerly breeze during the day. Sub zero wind chills can be expected. In its' wake it also brought in a bunch of cold air. The actual cold front will not completely clear the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry until early evening.

by | December 25, 2017 | 02:11

When asked if Congress should ever expect a change out of the Oval Office, Flake replied, "We've been waiting nine months for that pivot to occur toward more appropriate behavior and stability and we haven't seen it". While Flake said he's willing to work with the President in some instances, he said it's necessary to call Trump out on his questionable statements.

by | December 25, 2017 | 01:53

Members of the press who travelled with Pence were under a strict embargo not to publish any details until an hour after the Vice President had left the location early on Friday morning local time . His original trip to Egypt and Israel was slated for this week, but those plans were cancelled amidst continuing uproar over Trump's controversial declaration about Jerusalem, and after several leaders in the region cancelling their meetings with Pence.

by | December 24, 2017 | 23:34

Nikki Haley , the United States ambassador to the UN, has sent an invitation to a multinational party early in January. In his December 6 announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Trump said the United States would begin preparations to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.