• Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis
Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis

Saleh was killed by Houthis in a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and shooting attack on his auto at a checkpoint outside Sana'a, according to Al Jazeera . But the head of the Houthis' Ansarullah group warned that the biggest victor from what he described as Saleh's "sedition" was the Saudi-led coalition.

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  • Ex-Yemeni President Killed by Huthi Rebels
Ex-Yemeni President Killed by Huthi Rebels

A senior Yemeni government official affiliated with Houthis' rivals and some of Saleh's associates, such as Nabil al-Soufi and Ali al-Bukhiti, confirmed his death on social media and TV interviews. The Houthi claim come as tensions soar between the insurgents and the Saudi-led coalition, which imposed a crippling blockade on Yemen in response to a ...

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  • Trump Working Overtime to Block Romney from the Senate
Trump Working Overtime to Block Romney from the Senate

While many Republican senators disdain the president - and some even criticize him publicly - the Utah senator speaks positively about Trump. Romney has reportedly been mulling a Senate bid in Utah for some time, taking steps after the new year and last summer to up his presence in the Utah political scene.

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  • MSK Prasad reveals why Jasprit Bumrah was selected
MSK Prasad reveals why Jasprit Bumrah was selected

India's Test squad for South Africa: Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, K. L. Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin , Ravindra Jadeja , Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah .

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  • Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terror fight
Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terror fight

Mattis departed today on a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring US commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia, Defense Department officials said . Since the start of the war in Afghanistan, militants in Pakistan have crossed the mountainous and ill-defined border to wage attacks against U.S., Afghan and allied forc...

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  • Congress hits back at PM Modi's jibe over its internal matters
Congress hits back at PM Modi's jibe over its internal matters

Bharuch is considered to be a stronghold of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel. In Bharuch, Modi accused the Congress of stoking a Hindu-Muslim divide. Responding to a comment made in UP over 'Gujarat na gadheda (donkeys of Gujarat), he said donkeys in the desert region of Gujarat can outrun even cars.

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  • Hit-and-run driver rams into crowd on sidewalk
Hit-and-run driver rams into crowd on sidewalk

Authorities say it happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday outside a hookah lounge in Queens. Police said two people got into a fight and stabbed each other before the deadly hit-and-run. Apart from the one person killed immediately and the one in critical condition at a hospital, the other four are in stable condition. Police are searching for the driv...

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  • UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs
UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs

Senior SP leader and former UP minister Azam Khan also sang the same tunes and said there "EVM setting" as where ever ballots papers were used, Samajwadi party won and BJP lost. "SP was voted out of power only eight months ago and the civic poll outcome has shown that the party is on a decline. But in this election, many seats have gone to indepe...

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  • German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talks
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talks

Schulz, Merkel and her Bavarian ally Horst Seehofer agreed to meet at Germany's presidential palace to explore the possibility of forming a so-called grand coalition like the one that makes up the outgoing government. The SPD will hold a party congress in Berlin on December 7-9, where it is expected to debate its options. "That's exactly what I wil...

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  • Chabahar phase one launched; India, Afghanistan can now skip Pakistan
Chabahar phase one launched; India, Afghanistan can now skip Pakistan

During his two day visit on December 2-3, Radhakrishnan represented India in the second India-Iran-Afghanistan ministerial-level trilateral meeting on the Chabahar Port development. India, Afghanistan, and Iran past year made a decision to jointly establish a trade route for land-locked Central Asian countries. Chabahar provides India an easier lan...

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  • N Korea Celebrates Latest Missile Launch With Mass Galas, Fireworks
N Korea Celebrates Latest Missile Launch With Mass Galas, Fireworks

According to Elleman, when North Korea demonstrated the 8,000-mile range of the Hwasong-15 and its other long-range missiles, they "likely carried very small payloads". "Naturally we are discussing with our European colleagues whether it's necessary to further increase the diplomatic pressure", Gabriel told reporters.

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  • Met Opera Investigating Sexual Abuse Allegation Against Conductor James Levine
Met Opera Investigating Sexual Abuse Allegation Against Conductor James Levine

The Met's announcement on Saturday night came after the New York Post reported on its website that Levine allegedly molested an Illinois teenager from the time he was 15 years old for several years beginning in the mid-1980s, according to a report filed with the Lake Forest, Illinois, Police Department in October 2016.

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  • Mostly sunny skies and warm temps Saturday afternoon
Mostly sunny skies and warm temps Saturday afternoon

Lows through this period will remain around or below freezing in the low/ mid-30s. Tomorrow ( Monday ): A bit of onshore flow means that Monday , while partly to mostly sunny on the whole, may trend a touch a cooler. Wed: High: 44 Low: 25 Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Winds will be out of the west southwest at 5 miles per hour. There next cha...

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  • 'Christmas Carol' parody with President Trump visited by shackled Michael Flynn
'Christmas Carol' parody with President Trump visited by shackled Michael Flynn

In the December 2 cold open, Trump's ( Alec Baldwin ) first visitor is Michael Flynn (Mikey Day), the ghost of witnesses flipped. This week's " Saturday Night Live " opened with a skit showing Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump being visited by ghosts of his life, as seen in "A Christmas Carol".

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  • N. Korea says Trump `begging' for nuclear war with drills
N. Korea says Trump `begging' for nuclear war with drills

Threats traded by Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have further stoked fears of war. President Donald Trump and his administration are "begging for nuclear war", North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Saturday . The isolated state claimed the intercontinental ballistic missile was its "most powerful" yet, capable of hitting anywhere in t...

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  • Trump attacks his own Federal Bureau of Investigation in series of tweets
Trump attacks his own Federal Bureau of Investigation in series of tweets

The people discussing the matter did not further describe the political messages between Strzok and Page, except to say the two would sometime react to campaign news of the moment. A lawyer for Strzok declined to comment. A spokeswoman for the Justice Department said that "we are aware of the allegation and are taking any and all appropriate steps"...

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  • Officials investigating ricin found in retirement apartment
Officials investigating ricin found in retirement apartment

Miller was placed in custody and is scheduled to be in court again on Wednesday. The documents reveal that Miller's goal was to poison herself but first she wanted to test the effectiveness of the substance on others. A Wake Robin spokeswoman said residents were safe. No residents reported symptoms consistent with ricin poison, the complaint ...

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  • Ireland's Coveney says breakthrough on Brexit border issue 'doable' by December summit
Ireland's Coveney says breakthrough on Brexit border issue 'doable' by December summit

Britain's Times newspaper, without citing a source, said London was close to a deal after a proposal to devolve more powers to the government of its province of Northern Ireland so that it could ensure regulations there did not diverge from the European Union rules in place south of the border across the island.

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  • Vanderbilt Study Finds Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats
Vanderbilt Study Finds Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats

Study leader Professor Suzana Herculano-Houzel admitted she was a "dog person" but insisted that didn't impact her findings. But does this mean dogs are smarter? An global team of researchers took her work and ran with it to compare the brain size and number of neurons in a wide range of animals, including household favorites like cats and dogs...

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  • Missing Columbia County teen found in upstate NY
Missing Columbia County teen found in upstate NY

Caitlyn was reunited with her parents Saturday in Syracuse. The 17-year-old, who played soccer at her Florida high school, may have been in a relationship with the assistant boys' soccer coach Rian Rodriguez, who was with Frisina in the auto when police intervened around 4 p.m.

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