News: World

Rafale row: Centre ready to defend itself in Parliament, Opposition to up the ante

Friday  05:06,   15 december 2017
India Today

Rafale row: Centre ready to defend itself in Parliament, Opposition to up the anteMore than five MPs have submitted written questions on the deal for the Parliament session starting on Friday and want to know whether the right procedures have been[...]

Vijay Mallya’s extradition case in London extended

Friday  05:06,   15 december 2017
The Indian Express

Vijay Mallya’s extradition case in London extendedThe Indian government's case was completed Thursday at Westminster Magistrates Court with a focus on the prison conditions the 61-year-old entrepreneur would face if sent back to India to be put on[...]

Dustin Hoffman Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 3 More Women, Including One Minor

Friday  04:05,   15 december 2017
TheWrap

"It was the first time I had ever seen a naked man. I was mortified," the then-16-year-old says of her encounter with the actorCori Thomas told Variety she was 16 years old and a classmate of Hoffman's daughter, Karina, in New York at the[...]

Court fight looms as FCC kills rules aimed at open internet

Thursday  23:06,   14 december 2017
Reuters

<p>The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.</p>The U.S.[...]

Four dead as train hits school bus in France

Thursday  21:53,   14 december 2017
Sky News

Four children have died after a train collided with a school bus in southern France, the country's interior minister has confirmed. The collision happened at a level crossing near a wooded area at Millas - near the town of Perpignan - at 4.10pm [...]

In first, U.S. presents its evidence of Iranian weaponry from Yemen

Thursday  21:53,   14 december 2017
Reuters

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'This may lead to disruptions': Ryanair to publish contingency plans on strike action this Monday

Thursday  19:20,   14 december 2017
Journal.ie

The company said “we will do everything we can to minimise disruption to customers”.Earlier this week, pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain served the company notice that they would be striking on Wednesday 20[...]

Kerala Dalit woman's rape-murder: Convict Ameer ul Islam gets death sentence

Thursday  17:36,   14 december 2017
Hindustan Times

Kerala Dalit woman's rape-murder: Convict Ameer ul Islam gets death sentenceThe trial court said while delivering the verdict that it was one of the rarest of the rare cases and Ameer ul Islam never deserved any sympathy. It observed that the[...]

EU's Tusk warns of bruising Brexit battle ahead, urges unity

Thursday  17:11,   14 december 2017
Associated Press

BRUSSELS — European Union chief Donald Tusk warned Thursday of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move onto to discussions over their future trade relations.As all 28 EU leaders, including British Prime[...]

MU69: NASA New Horizon's Furthest Ever Destination Could be Hiding a Moon

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017
Newsweek

Strange signals suggest MU96 has a "moonlet."The next stop for NASA’s New Horizons probe, a spacecraft on a mission to explore areas of space not yet seen by astronomers, may be hiding a mysterious mini “moonlet.” Strange signals from[...]

Watch Live: NASA Will Finally Reveal Mysterious New Kepler Mission and Google Joint Discovery

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017
Newsweek

The news is under tight wraps, but spoiler alert: It's definitely not Nibiru.The agency has kept its cards close to the chest, but has said, "The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from[...]

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City Council

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017
Extra.ie

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City CouncilThe vote was 59 in favour with two opposed and one abstention, and councillors said they rescinded Ms Suu Kyi’s award for her failure to protect Rohingya Muslims in her[...]

Two arrested after man threatened and money stolen over eight hours in Terenure house burglary

Thursday  17:09,   14 december 2017
Dublin Live

The incident unfolded between 2am and 10amAt around 2am on Wednesday night a 24-year-old woman and 27-year-old man gained entry to a house by smashing a downstairs window and threatened the[...]

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice MInister if his phone is being tapped

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017
Journal.ie

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.Kelly’s questions on whether his phone communications have been intercepted by gardaí come just a few weeks after he had asked a series of detailed[...]

Pictured: Woman (23) charged following shooting which left mum, baby and teen injured in Dublin

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017
Independent.ie

A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a gun with intent to endanger life following a shooting in west Dublin in which an eight-month old baby was injured along with his mother and a teenage boy. A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a [...]