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Senators to try formally condemning Saudi crown prince for journalist’s killing

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said the measure, while nonbinding, would still send a strong statement — especially for Republicans — that despite Trump’s denials, they hold Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
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Senators to try formally condemning Saudi crown prince for journalist’s killing

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said the measure, while nonbinding, would still send a strong statement — especially for Republicans — that despite Trump’s denials, they hold Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s death.

‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.
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‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.

Singapore FTA signed without proper consent: President

The report of the Experts Committee appointed to look into the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) has highlighted the agreement has been rushed without proper consent of stakeholder institutions, President Maithripala Sirisena said today.
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Singapore FTA signed without proper consent: President

The report of the Experts Committee appointed to look into the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) has highlighted the agreement has been rushed without proper consent of stakeholder institutions, President Maithripala Sirisena said today.

ICC suspends Dananjaya after bowling action found to be illegal

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment has found his bowling action to be illegal, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced.  
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ICC suspends Dananjaya after bowling action found to be illegal

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment has found his bowling action to be illegal, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced.  

Prez making bogus claims about 19A : JVP

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today the President’s claim that  19th  Amendment to the Constitution was brought in haste was baseless and said it was discussed for months prior to its approval in Parliament.
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Prez making bogus claims about 19A : JVP

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today the President’s claim that  19th  Amendment to the Constitution was brought in haste was baseless and said it was discussed for months prior to its approval in Parliament.

PM, ministers not removed; only functions suspended: GL

The Court of Appeal's restraining order had only stopped the prime minister and the ministers from functioning in their offices and had not declared them unlawful, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) chairman G. L. Peiris said today.
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PM, ministers not removed; only functions suspended: GL

The Court of Appeal's restraining order had only stopped the prime minister and the ministers from functioning in their offices and had not declared them unlawful, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) chairman G. L. Peiris said today.

Railways launches SMS alerts to prevent elephant collisions

The Department of Railways today introduced an SMS hotline 070-4445454 to inform about locations of elephant herds on railway lines countrywide with the help of the Department of Wildlife Conservation.
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Railways launches SMS alerts to prevent elephant collisions

The Department of Railways today introduced an SMS hotline 070-4445454 to inform about locations of elephant herds on railway lines countrywide with the help of the Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Grace Millane murder suspect appears in court in NZ

Jesse Kempson, 26, wrote that Grace Millane looked 'beautiful and radiant' in her Facebook profile photo, shortly before she was last seen alive, in the company of a man at an Auckland hotel.
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Grace Millane murder suspect appears in court in NZ

Jesse Kempson, 26, wrote that Grace Millane looked 'beautiful and radiant' in her Facebook profile photo, shortly before she was last seen alive, in the company of a man at an Auckland hotel.

Nicola Sturgeon issues direct appeal to Jeremy Corbyn to topple the Tories

Jeremy Corbyn last night stood accused of shying away from his threats to bring down the Theresa May's Government after he ignored calls from his own MPs to table a vote of no confidence in the PM
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Nicola Sturgeon issues direct appeal to Jeremy Corbyn to topple the Tories

Jeremy Corbyn last night stood accused of shying away from his threats to bring down the Theresa May's Government after he ignored calls from his own MPs to table a vote of no confidence in the PM

JOSHUA PACIO TO DEFEND ONE STRAWWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST HAYATO SUZUKI

Jakarta -  ONE Championship™ (ONE) has just announced the main event of ONE: ETERNAL GLORY, set for Istora Senayan in Jakarta on 19 January.
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JOSHUA PACIO TO DEFEND ONE STRAWWEIGHT WORLD TITLE AGAINST HAYATO SUZUKI

Jakarta -  ONE Championship™ (ONE) has just announced the main event of ONE: ETERNAL GLORY, set for Istora Senayan in Jakarta on 19 January.

Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, MP election results 2018: Live updates

Over 8,500 candidates are in fray in five states - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram - and their electoral fate is currently sealed in over 1.74 lakh EVMs. A total of 678 assembly seats across five states went for polls, after pol
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Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, MP election results 2018: Live updates

Over 8,500 candidates are in fray in five states - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram - and their electoral fate is currently sealed in over 1.74 lakh EVMs. A total of 678 assembly seats across five states went for polls, after polling was countermanded in one seat in Rajasthan due to death of a candidate.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR RACE DOWN TO HARDING AND PARK

Singapore - With only one event left on the Asian Tour schedule, India’s Shubhankar Sharma has amassed an unassailable lead on the Habitat for Humanity Standings and with that, he is crowned Asia’s new number one.
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ROOKIE OF THE YEAR RACE DOWN TO HARDING AND PARK

Singapore - With only one event left on the Asian Tour schedule, India’s Shubhankar Sharma has amassed an unassailable lead on the Habitat for Humanity Standings and with that, he is crowned Asia’s new number one.

Klopp demands Liverpool produce unique display against Napoli

Jurgen Klopp has called on Liverpool to produce «something special» when they face Napoli in a do-or-die Champions League showdown on Tuesday.
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Klopp demands Liverpool produce unique display against Napoli

Jurgen Klopp has called on Liverpool to produce «something special» when they face Napoli in a do-or-die Champions League showdown on Tuesday.

Postal workers delivering parcels 7 days a week ahead of Christmas, union says

Postal workers in Canada are delivering parcels seven days a week to ensure they will be in time for the holidays, says Canada Post's largest union.
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Postal workers delivering parcels 7 days a week ahead of Christmas, union says

Postal workers in Canada are delivering parcels seven days a week to ensure they will be in time for the holidays, says Canada Post's largest union.

Albert Martinez’s daughter Alissa Martinez is now engaged

  MANILA, Philippines --- Actor Albert Martinez's youngest daughter Alissa Martinez is now engaged to boyfriend Paulus Reyes.   Alissa was ecstatic to announce the news on Monday in an Instagram post captioned: «I love you so much @pa
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Albert Martinez’s daughter Alissa Martinez is now engaged

  MANILA, Philippines --- Actor Albert Martinez's youngest daughter Alissa Martinez is now engaged to boyfriend Paulus Reyes.   Alissa was ecstatic to announce the news on Monday in an Instagram post captioned: «I love you so much @paulusreyes. I can't wait to spend forever with you!!!»   https://www.instagram.com/p/BrNNhW5H-x8/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link   «Literally this has been the happiest I've ever been,» Alissa said in a separate post where she posed embracing her husband-to-be.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BrNfoR_nZ91/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link   Meanwhile, Albert couldn't help but become emotional with the engage...Keep on reading: Albert Martinez’s daughter Alissa Martinez is now engaged

Richard Gomez encourages Aga Muhlach to go into politics again

Richard Gomez and his family recently bumped into Aga Muhlach and wife Charlene Gonzalez while at the Cathay Pacific Lounge before their flight. It seemed the two friends had not seen each other in a while, as Gomez took to social media to share that he and M
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Richard Gomez encourages Aga Muhlach to go into politics again

Richard Gomez and his family recently bumped into Aga Muhlach and wife Charlene Gonzalez while at the Cathay Pacific Lounge before their flight. It seemed the two friends had not seen each other in a while, as Gomez took to social media to share that he and Muhlach updated each other on what they had been doing lately. Gomez, who is currently the mayor of Ormoc city, shared that he encouraged Muhlach to have another go at politics. «We had some time to talk about things we've been doing,» said Gomez on Instagram on Dec. 11. «We talked about politics and I told him to run again because I know the public service is really in his heart.» https://www.instagram.com/p/BrNT2f-Hkl2/...Keep on reading: Richard Gomez encourages Aga Muhlach to go into politics again

Fire hits Laperal Compound in Makati City

      MANILA, Philippines -- Hundreds of houses were affected by the fire that hit the Laperal compound in Makati City early Tuesday morning.     The compound is located along Bernardino Street, in Barangay Guadalup
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Fire hits Laperal Compound in Makati City

      MANILA, Philippines -- Hundreds of houses were affected by the fire that hit the Laperal compound in Makati City early Tuesday morning.     The compound is located along Bernardino Street, in Barangay Guadalupe Viejo, the Bureau of Fire Protection Makati said.     According to the BFP, the fire started at 1:22 a.m. and reached Task Force Bravo at 2:30 a.m. It was then declared fire out at 5:26 a.m.     Authorities have yet to determine the exact number of affected houses by the fire incident given that the area was made of light materials and shanty area.     https://www.facebook.com...Keep on reading: Fire hits Laperal Compound in Makati City

Drilon wants P16.8B cut on DOH budget restored

        MANILA, Philippines --- On Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon's proposal, Senator Loren Legarda has agreed to restore more than half of the P28-billion cut from the Department of Health's (DOH) budget.  
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Drilon wants P16.8B cut on DOH budget restored

        MANILA, Philippines --- On Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon's proposal, Senator Loren Legarda has agreed to restore more than half of the P28-billion cut from the Department of Health's (DOH) budget.   Legarda, chair of the Senate committee on finance, defended on the floor on Monday the proposed P79-billion budget of the DOH.   During his interpellation, Drilon lamented the P28-billion cut from the DOH, noting that the large cut of about P16.8 billion would largely affect the Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP).   If the budget cut was not restored, the senator said, a number of health facilities...Keep on reading: Drilon wants P16.8B cut on DOH budget restored

Fire hits Quezon City bungalow

      MANILA, Philippines -- One person was reported injured after a fire hit a bungalow in Quezon City Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.   According to BFP Inspector Rosendo Cabillan Jr., the fire s
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Fire hits Quezon City bungalow

      MANILA, Philippines -- One person was reported injured after a fire hit a bungalow in Quezon City Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.   According to BFP Inspector Rosendo Cabillan Jr., the fire started at the attic of the bungalow located at Giraffe St. Green Meadows Subdivision in Barangay Ugong Norte in Quezon City.   The blaze left 55-year-old Merrian Vargas with first degree burns in her right arm. No other casualties were reported following the fire incident.   The fire started at 4:07 a.m. It the was then declared fire hour at 5:30 a.m.   Cabillan said faulty electrical wiring could hav...Keep on reading: Fire hits Quezon City bungalow

Russian warplanes in Venezuela will take part in joint flights, says Caracas

«We are getting prepared to defend Venezuela when it is needed. And we will do it with our friends who advocate respect-based relations between state», Venezuelan Defense Minister noted
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Russian warplanes in Venezuela will take part in joint flights, says Caracas

«We are getting prepared to defend Venezuela when it is needed. And we will do it with our friends who advocate respect-based relations between state», Venezuelan Defense Minister noted

Russian embassy hopes attackers of Soviet monument in Latvia will be punished

The unknown attackers damaged the granite monument, cutting a piece of it and drawing obscene words on the monument’s pedestal
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Russian embassy hopes attackers of Soviet monument in Latvia will be punished

The unknown attackers damaged the granite monument, cutting a piece of it and drawing obscene words on the monument’s pedestal

US failed to use Kerch incident as pretext to ramp up sanctions on Russia, diplomat says

In violation of the rules of passage via Russia’s territorial sea and the Kerch Strait, three warships of the Ukrainian Navy crossed Russia’s state border on November 25
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US failed to use Kerch incident as pretext to ramp up sanctions on Russia, diplomat says

In violation of the rules of passage via Russia’s territorial sea and the Kerch Strait, three warships of the Ukrainian Navy crossed Russia’s state border on November 25