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People Killed, 15 Injured as Bus Enters Moscow Underground Passage
Author: 0 Killed, 15 Injured as Bus Enters Moscow Underground Passage

According to various sources, he could have pushed the wrong pedal or taken off the bus from a handbrake, after which it rolled out into the underground passage. Police were questioning the driver. Police immediately ruled out a possibility of it being an attack, saying that they suspect a mechanical fault or that the driver lost control of the vehicle.

People PM Narendra Modi inaugurates much-awaited Magenta Line of Delhi Metro
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi inaugurates much-awaited Magenta Line of Delhi Metro

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , who was not invited to the inauguration ceremony, has asked for a refund of the 50 per cent amount it reportedly paid for the construction of the new metro line. This is the third metro line to be inaugurated by PM Modi in 2017. The travel time between the two locations will reduce from 52 minutes (Botanical Garden to Mandi House via Blue Line and onwards to Kalkaji on Violet Line) to 19 minutes on the Magenta Line.

People Pakistan grants India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Author: 0 Pakistan grants India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

The wife and mother greeted media persons with a namaste after arriving at the ministry but did not respond to their questions. They are expected to catch a flight back to India this evening after the meeting takes place. The incarcerated RAW agent, in his video statement, confessed to involvement in sabotage and espionage inside Pakistan, which has also been the crux of Islamabad's case in the ICJ.

People Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines over security measures targetting women
Author: 0 Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines over security measures targetting women

On Friday, the Tunisian government added that it had asked the UAE ambassador to clarify what was happening and had been told that the measures were temporary and had already been lifted. According to the email, the only exceptions to this directive were females who hold Tunisian diplomatic passports or those with valid UAE residential visas.

People U.S. recognizes disputed Honduras election results
Author: 0 U.S. recognizes disputed Honduras election results

The vote tally had initially clearly favored opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla, a center-leftist, but it swung in favor of the incumbent after a 36-hour delay. U.S. officials said that he did not present evidence to back up his allegations of fraud. "We call upon the (election tribunal) to transparently and fully review any challenges filed by political parties", she said.

People Lalu Yadav convicted in fodder scam; Mishra, 5 others acquitted
Author: 0 Lalu Yadav convicted in fodder scam; Mishra, 5 others acquitted

According to a lawyer, the trial in the case was completed on December 13 in a special CBI court of Ranchi . While 11 of them died, three turned approvers and two others were convicted in 2006-07. Union Health Minister and BJP leader JP Nadda was quoted saying that Lalu Yadav was not accepting the verdict and was instead resorting to blaming the BJP.

People SpaceX rocket launch causes concern across Southern California
Author: 0 SpaceX rocket launch causes concern across Southern California

It created a shining, billowing streak visible to many people across southern California, even as far away as Phoenix , Arizona, reported The Guardian. Falcon 9 launched around 5:30 p.m., according to tweets from the SpaceX Twitter account. Businessman and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk launched the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base resulting in the lights and sounds that had many LA area residents spooked.

People Army Major among 4 soldiers killed as guns roar along Kashmir LoC
Author: 0 Army Major among 4 soldiers killed as guns roar along Kashmir LoC

The Indian and Pakistani armies had agreed on a ceasefire along the LoC, the IB and along Actual Ground Position Line at Siachen glacier in November 2003. India and Pakistan have a long history of bitter relations over the Himalayan territory of Kashmir , which is claimed by both in its entirety. This year 14 army men, four BSF personnel and 12 civilians have been killed in Pakistan troops firing along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.

People Trump denies saying Haitians 'all have AIDS', Nigerians live in 'huts'
Author: 0 Trump denies saying Haitians 'all have AIDS', Nigerians live in 'huts'

According to the Times report , Kelly and Miller became frustrated with Tillerson, blaming the secretary of state for the flow of people from overseas. They "all have AIDS", he grumbled, according to the Times , which Mr Trump has repeatedly accused of reporting "fake news". As tensions rose between Mr Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the room was cleared - but those kicked out could reportedly still hear Mr Trump berating senior advisers.

People Parents Give Teachers Wine With Picture Of Son's Face
Author: 0 Parents Give Teachers Wine With Picture Of Son's Face

But parents in OH got something more practical for their young son's teachers this year. "Best thing I've seen all day", wrote one person on Sommers' Twitter account. It's the gift that keeps on giving, especially for teachers or parents - wine. DJ Sommers posted photos of the bottles to Twitter (the face on the label belongs to his little brother).

People Cuba Delays End of Raúl Castro's Presidency by Two Months
Author: 0 Cuba Delays End of Raúl Castro's Presidency by Two Months

According to an official release, the term extension is due to the damages provoked by Hurricane Irma that caused the modification of the initial electoral timetable. Castro's first vice president, Miguel Diaz Canel, 57, is expected to be Cuba's next president, even as Castro remains the leader of the Caribbean island nation's communist party.

People European labor wins battle, not war, against Uber
Author: 0 European labor wins battle, not war, against Uber

Hailed by the plaintiffs - a Spanish taxi association - as "a social victory", the case is yet another thorn in the side for US-based Uber, which has drawn the fury of taxi drivers and officials for flouting local regulations. "It will however hurt the necessary reform of outdatedlaws which prevent millions of Europeans being able to find a reliable ride with just one click", the spokesman said.

Author: 0 Snow possible Sunday with sun on Christmas

The hottest Christmas in Austin was in 1955, when it hit 90 degrees - but temperatures still managed to cool down to around 47 that day. More low pressure creeps past the United Kingdom on Wednesday allowing the Arctic flow to develop with wintry showers possible anywhere.

People Trudeau Vacation Broke Ethics Rules, Canadian Commissioner Says
Author: 0 Trudeau Vacation Broke Ethics Rules, Canadian Commissioner Says

The Aga Khan's foundation has received hundreds of millions of dollars from the Canadian government to promote development and other projects in several countries. In a statement, Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson said the Trudeau family post-Christmas vacation a year ago contravened the Conflict of Interest Act .

People House forced to vote again on tax reform bill
Author: 0 House forced to vote again on tax reform bill

Ryan expressed confidence that the public's view of the tax bill will change, telling reporters "results are going to make this popular". On woman yelled from the vistors' gallery: "You're lying". This story will be updated with the latest developments in the U.S. Senate vote. Speaking on "Fox and Friends" Tuesday, Sanders said, "Today is a huge day, not just for the White House, not just for Congress but most importantly for America".

People Japan Approves Deployment of US Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Systems
Author: 0 Japan Approves Deployment of US Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Systems

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved a plan Tuesday to buy two Aegis Ashore missile interceptor systems at a cost of almost $2 billion. Defence officials declined to give details about potential sites for Aegis Ashore deployment, while Japanese reports cited Self-Defence Force bases in Akita, northern Japan, and Yamaguchi, in southwestern Japan.

People Secretive Pentagon UFO investigations revealed by NYT investigative piece
Author: 0 Secretive Pentagon UFO investigations revealed by NYT investigative piece

Officials in the Defense Department have acknowledged for the first time that they ran the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program for five years, between 2007 and 2012. Elizondo and others maintain that despite the absence of government funding, the program has continued its research, with help from the Navy and Central Intelligence Agency.

People Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem
Author: 0 Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem

The draft resolution was initially circulated by Egypt , expressed deep regret at the recent decision and affirmed that "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition" of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded".

People NY woman attempted to send bitcoin to Islamic State, feds say
Author: 0 NY woman attempted to send bitcoin to Islamic State, feds say

She then allegedly tried to leave the U.S. for Syria via Pakistan and Turkey, but was stopped before she left the country. A NY woman has been indicted for attempting to provide financial support to the ISIS terrorist grou in a scheme that prosecutors say involved the purchase of cryptocurrencies using fraudulently obtained credit cards.

People Putin, Trump agree to exchange information
Author: 0 Putin, Trump agree to exchange information

Speaking after the talks, Mr Trump told reporters: "The primary point was to talk about North Korea because we would love to have his help on North Korea". Meanwhile, Japan yesterday said it had added 19 more entities to its list of organisations and individuals targeted by asset-freeze sanctions on North Korea.

People Republicans vent fury at Bannon for Alabama election defeat
Author: 0 Republicans vent fury at Bannon for Alabama election defeat

Alabama's Republican Senator Richard Shelby, who refused to support Mr Moore, told AFP he hoped Mr Bannon would bow out of politics, but did not think he would. After Mr Moore's embarrassing loss, Representative Peter King, a New York Republican, vented his frustration, saying Mr Bannon looked "like some dishevelled drunk who wandered on to the political stage", and "is not the type of person we need in politics".

People Modi hopes for fruitful Winter Session
Author: 0 Modi hopes for fruitful Winter Session

The Centre was recently targetted by the Opposition for delaying the winter session allegedly in the wake of Gujarat Assembly Elections . Disruptions marred the first day of the Winter Session of the Rajya Sabha as a determined opposition stalled proceedings protesting the disqualification of former JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav and another MP of the same party and certain recent remarks of the Prime Minister.

People Match of the Day as royals upstage FA Cup
Author: 0 Match of the Day as royals upstage FA Cup

George's Chapel at Windsor Castle . Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry on May 19. According to Vanity Fair , Harry was typically upbeat when it came to discussing the special treatment that Markle has received, both from his famous grandma the Queen and from her beloved corgis.

People UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran
Author: 0 UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran

Washington has been an even more vocal backer of Saudi Arabia's regional policies under President Donald Trump , particularly Riyadh's hawkish posture against Iran and its allies. He is a leading expert on Iran and United States foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council. Iran "categorically" rejects the accusation "as unfounded and, at the same time, irresponsible, provocative and destructive", he said in a statement .

People President Trump orders NASA back to the Moon
Author: 0 President Trump orders NASA back to the Moon

House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith said in a statement. The signing appropriately coincides with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 17 landing, the last time humans ever landed on the Moon. According to the new directive, the NASA administrator will "lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and worldwide partners to enable human expansion across the Solar System and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities".