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Global Media Ockhi: Modi holds meeting with officials in Lakshadweep
Author: 0 Ockhi: Modi holds meeting with officials in Lakshadweep

Earlier on Tuesday, youngsters of Lakshadweep extended a warm welcome to the prime minister, the Prime Minister's Office tweeted. Prime Minister Modi will also meet with cyclone victims, including fishermen and farmer delegations. He is expected to meet political leaders, officials and some representatives of the fishing communities. In his first letter as the Congress chief to the Prime Minister, he requested PM Modi to help put in place adequate measures for strengthening the weather ...

Global Media Oregon Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt to Stay With Ducks on New Deal
Author: 0 Oregon Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt to Stay With Ducks on New Deal

OR signed DC Jim Leavitt to a four-year, $6.8 million contract. The reported extension is for one year and includes a bump in pay from $1.15 million per year, under the terms of Leavitt's initial agreement with Oregon. In 2016, the Ducks were No. 126 nationally in total defense, giving up an average of 518.4 yards per game. He was an assistant under Bill Snyder at Kansas State from 1990-1995 before a 13-year stint as the head coach at South Florida.

Global Media Pentagon acknowledges secret UFO-hunting program
Author: 0 Pentagon acknowledges secret UFO-hunting program

Most of the government's funding into the program is said to went to funding an aerospace research company that is working with NASA "to produce expandable craft for humans to use in space". Reid said in a recent interview in Nevada. "In some cases, these machines maneuvered so unusually and so quickly that they seemed to defy the laws of physics", explain these sources, to justify the existence of the program.

Global Media Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou takes over at J-League's Marinos
Author: 0 Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou takes over at J-League's Marinos

Marinos and will take up the reins in the new year. Postecoglou reportedly agreed to terms with Yokohama a fortnight ago in Melbourne with the club which is part of the Manchester City football group that also owns Melbourne City. Postecoglou said in a statement that taking charge at Marinos would be a big challenge for him and he looks forward to working with a team in Japan.

Global Media Virgin billionaire Richard Branson is taking up Hyperloop One chairman role
Author: 0 Virgin billionaire Richard Branson is taking up Hyperloop One chairman role

Virgin Hyperloop One said on Monday it has raised $50 million in new financing and named British billionaire and founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson , non-executive chairman. The company is also in the process of rebranding itself Virgin Hyperloop One . "Our focus in 2018 will be on accelerating commercial agreements for both passenger and cargo projects".

Global Media Japan to beef up missile defence system against N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan to beef up missile defence system against N. Korea

The Ground Self-Defence Force will operate the Aegis Ashore, to be equipped with newly developed SM-3 Block 2A interceptors with enhanced defensive coverage and accuracy compared with the SM-3. Discussion will likely focus on the financing of missile defence systems. Japan formally decided on Tuesday it would expand its ballistic missile defense system with USA -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors in response to a growing threat from North Korean rockets.

Global Media New Twitter Rule Suspends Users Affiliated With Hate Groups
Author: 0 New Twitter Rule Suspends Users Affiliated With Hate Groups

Twitter has always been accused of amplifying the reach of people and rhetoric that promote hate, extremist views and violence. Twitter has 330 million monthly active users. Users can report profiles, or users, that they consider to be in violation of Twitter policy. Just weeks ago, U.S. president Donald Trump re-tweeted anti-Islam hate messages from Britain First deputy leader Fransen - who is on bail facing trial over four unrelated charges of causing religiously aggravated harassment .

Global Media 13 dead as major fire breaks out in farsan shop in Mumbai
Author: 0 13 dead as major fire breaks out in farsan shop in Mumbai

Though rescue operations were initiated by the fire department soon after the report of the blaze, the Rajawadi hospital in the area declared all bodies as dead in arrival. "Neither the owner of the property nor the owner of the business has applied for any of the requisite permits to conduct such a business", said Ajit Kumar Ambi, assistant municipal commissioner, L Ward.

Global Media US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware Attack

But McMaster called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis, urging Russia, Japan and other nations to work with the U.S.to avoid a military confrontation with North Korea . Days after the assault, security researchers began to suspect North Korea was behind the attack. The official noted that the US government has released technical details of North Korean cyber-tools and operational infrastructure and has worked with other countries to lessen North Korea's ability to conduct further ...

Global Media US Navy jets encounter 'ROTATING' UFO as Pentagon's $22m programme REVEALED
Author: 0 US Navy jets encounter 'ROTATING' UFO as Pentagon's $22m programme REVEALED

It was the former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid , a space enthusiast and fascinated by UFOs, who initiated him, backed by two other senators. For the past five years, they say, officials with the program have continued to investigate episodes brought to them by service members, while also carrying out their other Defense Department duties.

Global Media Why Braun Strowman won't face Brock Lesnar one-on-one at the Royal Rumble
Author: 0 Why Braun Strowman won't face Brock Lesnar one-on-one at the Royal Rumble

Even more, the historical match will carry the same stipulate as for the men's event; the victor get's their ticket punched for a WrestleMania championship opportunity. The match will likely feature female Superstars from RAW and SmackDown but there may be a few WWE NXT Superstars in there as well. WWE held the first-ever women's Money in the Bank ladder match this past year and also a women's Hell in a Cell match back in 2016.

Author: 0 Controversial Cabinet Reshuffle Announced By Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull said the reshuffle was created to help "young and upcoming MPs [bring] new skills and energy to the frontbench". Mr Turnbull said he closely consulted with Mr Joyce and said the Deputy Prime Minister could answer directly as to why Mr Chester was dropped from the frontbench.

Global Media California wildfire fight aided by better weather after two weeks
Author: 0 California wildfire fight aided by better weather after two weeks

Officials estimate the Thomas Fire will grow to become the biggest in state history before full containment, which is expected by January 7. Rob Lowe posted on Instagram showing that he was assisting some of the firefighters as they battled the flames near his home in Santa Barbara, California Monday morning.

Global Media Charlottesville, Va., police Chief Al Thomas resigns
Author: 0 Charlottesville, Va., police Chief Al Thomas resigns

The 207-page report prepared by Timothy Heaphy, a former US attorney for the Western District of Virginia , concluded that the police department was ill-prepared, lacked proper training and had a flawed plan for managing the Unite the Right rally that drew hundreds of neo-Nazis and white nationalists to Charlottesville on August 12 and resulted in violent clashes with counterprotesters.

Global Media Church of England appoints first female Bishop of London
Author: 0 Church of England appoints first female Bishop of London

The Church of England has allowed women to become priests since 1994, however women weren't allowed to become Bishops until three years ago. 'I am very respectful to those [who] for theological reasons can not accept my role as a priest or a bishop, ' she said, adding, 'I am very aware that the appointment of a woman who is a bishop may be hard.' However, she said: 'Churches need to represent the communities that they serve, ' including women, black and ethnic minorities and disabled ...

Author: 0 CDC Director Defends Agency Over Report Of 'Dirty Words' List

The seven banned words are "evidence-based", " science-based ", " vulnerable ", "entitlement", " diversity ", " transgender ", and " fetus ". "They are actually going to kill Americans if they do not stop". So what are the analysts supposed to use when they want to say certain findings are "evidence-based or "science-based"?" "It's about a budget strategy to get funded".

Global Media North India reels under severe cold conditions
Author: 0 North India reels under severe cold conditions

Several parts of North India reeled under severe cold conditions as a thick blanket of fog affected the movement of road and rail traffic in the region. While Jammu and Kashmir was lashed by severe chill and sub-zero tempreatures, national capital New Delhi enjoyed a crisp cold day at 7.8 degree Celsius.

Global Media Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal
Author: 0 Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

However, Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, has said there was "no way" the United Kingdom will secure a bespoke deal with the EU. But there was no agreement at a meeting of the so-called "Brexit war cabinet" over the kind of relationship Britain should seek with its former partners, with deep divisions emerging over the extent to which the United Kingdom should mirror European Union regulations after withdrawal.

Global Media Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme
Author: 0 Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme

The Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Programme was the brainchild of Harry Reid , a retired Democratic senator who was the Senate majority leader at the time . Or as Reid himself said in a tweet that linked to the Times " story: "The truth is out there. Thomas Crosson, a Pentagon spokesman said:"It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding, and it was in the best interest of the DoD (Department of Defence) to make a change".

Global Media Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs
Author: 0 Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs

The family agreed and gave permission for the procedure, Agnew said. "In my 40 years of law enforcement, I've never seen anything quite like it. Hope I'd never see anything like it again", Agnew said in a press conference. The dogs had previously been indoor dogs and with her coming home maybe five times a week, they became more isolated. Were they being attacked by somebody, were they trying to defend themselves and their owner from somebody else, from a wild animal? "It appeared the attack ...

Global Media Army announces end of operations restore legacy, returns to barracks
Author: 0 Army announces end of operations restore legacy, returns to barracks

Army Commander Phillip Sibanda will succeed Chiwenga. The Defence and Security Service come before you, once again, to pronounce the end of "Operation Restore Legacy". "I would like to remind all Zimbabweans to remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects and individuals to law enforcement agents", he said. The Commander ZNA said some of the criminals who were targeted skipped the country and are bad-mouthing the country.

Global Media Snow expected for eastern Vancouver Island
Author: 0 Snow expected for eastern Vancouver Island

The sudden blast of winter is being brought in by a moist Pacific frontal system pushing in from the ocean toward the Coquihalla Highway, combined with a deepening low pressure system heading north from Washington State. Most of Tuesday's snow should melt away, however, "a little snow is likely Thursday over the mainland coast as an arctic front drops down from the BC Interior", says Environment Canada.