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People Puigdemont will remain in Belgium until after Catalan elections
Author: 0 Puigdemont will remain in Belgium until after Catalan elections

Whatever decision is made on December 14, two appeals will be possible and a final ruling could well only come only after the December 21 election called by Spain's central authorities, in which Puigdemont is leading his party's campaign. The remaining ex-ministers and former regional president Carles Puigdemont are in Belgium, fighting extradition to Spain. A Belgian judge summoned Puigdemont and four other dismissed members - Antoni Comin, Meritxell Serret, Clara Ponsati, Lluis Puig - of ...

People NY financier killed in Costa Rica shark attack
Author: 0 NY financier killed in Costa Rica shark attack

A 49-year-old Indian-origin woman equity manager based in NY was killed last week by a tiger shark while scuba diving on a remote Costa Rican island, according to media reports. The shark savaged the two on Thursday as they were surfacing after a dive off Coco Island, a pristine national park located 500 kilometers (300 miles) off the Costa Rican mainland, the environment ministry said in a statement.

People Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs

Continuing his criticism of the United Kingdom government's strict visa norms, visiting London Mayor Sadiq Khan today said they are preparing a proposal for revising policies like "for post-study work visas". Neha Dhupia , Boney Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor were also spotted at the event. Khan, who played football with children and posed for pictures with Bollywood stars yesterday during his Mumbai visit, will travel to New Delhi and Amritsar before crossing the border to Pakistan where ...

People Cordial meeting with Nawaz paves way for Hashmi's entry into PML-N
Author: 0 Cordial meeting with Nawaz paves way for Hashmi's entry into PML-N

Sources said as Hashmi and Nawaz met, the former premier's daughter Maryam uttered, "welcome back home Hashmi Sahab". Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed, Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and others have approached the apex court, pleading the court to strike down the controversial clause which paved the way for Nawaz Sharif to become head of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) even after his lifetime disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal.

People Mumbai, Surat on Rain Alert as Cyclone Ockhi Moves Northwards
Author: 0 Mumbai, Surat on Rain Alert as Cyclone Ockhi Moves Northwards

A total of 11 Coast Guard ships, two aircraft and two helicopters are presently carrying out search and rescue operations off the coasts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep and Minicoy. As the Cyclone Ockhi intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday will visit Thiruvananthapuram .

People 1 dead, 5 hurt after auto plows into pedestrians in Queens
Author: 0 1 dead, 5 hurt after auto plows into pedestrians in Queens

One person was killed and five others injured, one of them critically, from getting hit by the auto. According to the NYPD, it all started with a parking dispute involving two vehicles at about 4:30 a.m.in front of a hookah bar on Liberty Avenue and 127th Street in Richmond Hill.

People Cathay flight crew 'saw' N. Korea missile from plane
Author: 0 Cathay flight crew 'saw' N. Korea missile from plane

The ICBM was launched at 2.18am China Standard Time (CST). Cathay Pacific flight CX893 was making its way over Japan when Pyongyang fired the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile. Local media said crews flying between Hong Kong and Seoul were being issued with satellite phones. Air France in August said it was extending its no-fly zone around North Korea as a precaution after another missile launched from the country fell into the sea 100km from one its plane's trajectories.

People Westbrook, Thunder edge short-handed Spurs
Author: 0 Westbrook, Thunder edge short-handed Spurs

With key players missing Dejounte Murray stood up, top-scored for the Spurs with 17 points while Davis Betans scored 16 off the bench. The Thunder blew a 12-point third quarter lead and trailed 79-78 early in the fourth, before Westbrook capped a 12-3 run with a big triple to take back the lead, 90-82, with over three minutes to play.

People Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills
Author: 0 Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills

North Korea responded to the planned drill by saying the U.S.is "begging" for war by planning the "largest ever" joint aerial drill with South Korea , according to Bloomberg News and CNN . Local media on Monday, however, suggested that 260 fighters would be deployed - reports the U.S. Seventh Air Force said it was "looking into". Referring to Pyongyang's earlier claim that its nuclear programme has been completed with the launch of its latest missile, Baik said: "The government does ...

People Bill Belichick Apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's Late Hit, Calls It 'Bulls
Author: 0 Bill Belichick Apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's Late Hit, Calls It 'Bulls

White then fell to the ground and half his body was out of bounds rendering the play dead. Gronkowski was flagged for unnecessary roughness but not ejected. "And they're calling me for the craziest stuff ever". It's like insane, like what am I supposed to do? Like I said, uncalled for, but it is what it is.

People Standouts and strikeouts from Eagles 24-10 loss to Seahawks
Author: 0 Standouts and strikeouts from Eagles 24-10 loss to Seahawks

Wright. In that sense, Sunday night might have featured the two NFC teams whom the rest of the playoff field should least like to face. After a brilliant touchdown drive orchestrated by Carson Wentz in the fourth quarter - including a magical scramble which resulted in a 51-yard strike to Nelson Agholor - Wilson engineered his very own Houdini act.

People North Korea: US urges all nations to chop ties with Pyongyang
Author: 0 North Korea: US urges all nations to chop ties with Pyongyang

H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that the possibility of war with North Korea increases every day the problem over its nuclear program isn't solved, Fox News reports. On military options, McMaster acknowledged that given North Korea's fielding of conventional artillery and rockets aimed at Seoul, South Korea, "there's no military course of action that comes without risk".

People Texas A&M Selected to Belk Bowl, Will Face Wake Forest
Author: 0 Texas A&M Selected to Belk Bowl, Will Face Wake Forest

It's the ninth straight season that Texas A&M will play in a bowl game, which is a program first. This will be just the 12th bowl appearance for Wake Forest and second consecutive. The Deacons are led by senior quarterback John Wolford who has thrown for 2792 yards and 25 touchdowns this year and wide receiver Greg Dortch who has 53 receptions for 722 yards and 9 touchdowns.

People Australia same-sex marriage: MP proposes in parliament
Author: 0 Australia same-sex marriage: MP proposes in parliament

The result of the vote paved the way to the project to reform the Marriage Act of 1961, which was modified in 2004 to specify that marriage is exclusive between a woman and a man. "On informing one person of our news, one person responded, 'Why bother?' At the time I fell silent, and I've never had an answer to that question".

Author: 0 Collapse of rebel alliance leads to 'street war' in Yemeni capital

Both sides have reported that at least 16 people were killed in the fighting, which began on Wednesday when armed Houthi fighters entered the main mosque complex, firing RPGs and grenades. Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC) party, accused the Houthis of failing to honour the truce and said in a statement on its website that the Houthis bear responsibility for dragging the country into a civil war.