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Worldwide Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies
Author: 0 Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, blamed the United Kingdom, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia for fomenting the protests on social media. "Looks like they will not take it any longer", he wrote on Twitter, warning that Washington is "watching very closely for human rights violations!" State TV reported that six people were killed during an attack on a police station in the town of Qahdarijan.

Worldwide Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand
Author: 0 Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand

If models happen to shift a little farther west with the storm in subsequent runs, then the chance of measurable snow for our region goes up as well. The forecast will change if the storm moves closer to the coast. Temperatures will drop to 19 degrees Thursday night followed by a blustery Friday with highs around 28. The next opportunity (Thursday) looks more likely.

Worldwide Trump blasts Pakistan, threatens to cut aid over 'deceit' in terror fight
Author: 0 Trump blasts Pakistan, threatens to cut aid over 'deceit' in terror fight

The remarks drew angry rebuke from Pakistan, which summoned US Ambassador David Hale and sought an explanation sought an explanation over the tweet . The development, which IndiaToday.in was unable to independently confirm, came just hours after US President Donald Trump delivered a rude New Year shock to Pakistan.

Worldwide Israel Buttresses Its Jerusalem Bid, Passing New Legislation
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Israeli legislators have approved a bill that makes it more hard to divide Jerusalem. The bill is widely seen as meant to make it more hard to give up part of Jerusalem to the Palestinian Authority, which wants the city's eastern half to be the capital of an independent Palestinian state.

Worldwide Nine dead in overnight Iran unrest
Author: 0 Nine dead in overnight Iran unrest

The protests, which began in the city of Mashhad due to a worsening economic situation, have since escalated to the most significant anti-government dissent the country has experienced in years. Rouhani also stressed Monday that Iran 'has seen many similar events and passed them easily'. The MEK, founded in 1965, was opposed to Iran's last Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and participated in the 1979 Revolution that overthrew him.

Worldwide In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee
Author: 0 In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee

Though a few of the leaders belonging to the opposition parties voted in favour of the bill they also gave a few warning. Hoping for a smooth passage (of Triple Talaq bill ) in Rajya Sabha . DMK MP Kanimozhi and NCP leader Majeed Memon also said they were against criminalisation and hence the triple talaq bill in its present form is not acceptable.

Worldwide Oil steadies above $60 as protests spread in OPEC producer Iran
Author: 0 Oil steadies above $60 as protests spread in OPEC producer Iran

It was the first time since January 2014 that the two crude oil benchmarks opened the year above $60 per barrel. The death toll during the unrest in Iran , Opec's third-largest producer, rose as security forces clashed with demonstrators rallying in a rare show of displeasure with the country's leaders.

Worldwide New Years twins born in different years
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It appears the first baby born in Kern County was in Delano. This twist of fate meant that both of them arrived in the world 20 minutes apart but in different years. The Ontiveros twins weren't due until January 27 but they chose to make an early entrance, sending their mother, Maria Esperanza Flores Rios, into labour at 7 p.m.

Worldwide Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change
Author: 0 Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

On Monday, that death toll rose when the deputy governor of the western Hamadan Province, Saeed Shahrokhi, told ISNA news agency that another three protesters were killed on Sunday in the city of Tuyserkan. But Marashi says one thing is clear: "Washington would be wise to acknowledge the limits of its power inside Iran". "Big protests in Iran", he later added .

Worldwide Kansas 'swatting' suspect arrested in Los Angeles
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More than a dozen people involved in the online gaming community have said that an argument between two Call of Duty players over a $2 bet caused one to initiate the "swat". Lisa has said that her son was "murdered". He pleaded guilty to conspiring to engage in the malicious conveying of false information, namely a bomb threat hoax.

Worldwide Mega Millions jackpot at $343M for winning numbers drawing tonight
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot at $343M for winning numbers drawing tonight

The Powerball and Mega Millions lottery jackpots have soared to over $300 million each after surviving the weekend's drawings. On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. There are several factors for the lack of a victor, including fewer players. If someone buys a ticket matching all the winning numbers, it would be the 23rd largest prize in USA lottery history.

Worldwide 12 hurt, 1 seriously, in Bronx fire
Author: 0 12 hurt, 1 seriously, in Bronx fire

Firefighters broke windows to get people out of the building as the fire continued to burn. She was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke. A stairwell acted like a chimney, carrying the flames through the entire building within minutes and blocking the main escape route.

Worldwide German nationalist's anti-Muslim tweet prompts complaint
Author: 0 German nationalist's anti-Muslim tweet prompts complaint

Cologne police said on Monday that they had filed a criminal complaint against von Storch for hate speech, according to Deutsche Welle's website. Storch's Islamophobic tweet about Muslim is a reference to the 2015 New Year's Eve incident , in which at least 1,200 Cologne women were allegedly sexually assaulted by men, who were later identified as "mostly young men aged 18 to 35 from the Arab or North African region".

Worldwide The cold weather will linger
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New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. A WIND CHILL WARNING for Jefferson and Lewis Counties from Sunday at 1:00 am until Monday 10:00 am. Overnight , mostly clear, with a low around 16. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear - low around 5 with northwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening.

Worldwide Trump on Iran: 'Oppressive regimes can not last forever'
Author: 0 Trump on Iran: 'Oppressive regimes can not last forever'

It gave no further details and there was no independent confirmation. Rouhani played down the unrest, saying: "This is nothing". "Our nation will deal with this minority who chant slogans against the law and people's wishes , and insult the sanctities and values of the revolution", he said in a statement on his official website.

Worldwide Kim Jong-Un: The Nuclear Button Is Always On My Desk
Author: 0 Kim Jong-Un: The Nuclear Button Is Always On My Desk

However, if South Korea and the United States hold joint military drills after the Olympics are held, the North could launch another act of provocation, the institute said . The U.S. State Department did not respond to a requests for comment on Kim's New Year's address, but analysts said it was an attempt to weaken the U.S.

Worldwide Pakistan secretly seizing assets of Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 Pakistan secretly seizing assets of Hafiz Saeed

In early 2017, the federal government launched a crackdown on JuD, placing Hafiz Saeed under house arrest. The plans were to be submitted to the Finance Ministry by December 28. It says law enforcement agencies will co-ordinate with Pakistan's intelligence agencies to identify the assets of the two charities and examine how they raise money.

Worldwide Iran State TV Says 12 Killed in Protests
Author: 0 Iran State TV Says 12 Killed in Protests

Two people were killed in previous days. The Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported that the law enforcement agencies had arrested almost 400 people in Iran, including 200 in Tehran, for taking part in the protests. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, have been sparked by anger over the country's flagging economy and a jump in food prices.