Word of the Year 2017 - Feminism | Merriam-Webster

They define " feminism " as "the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes" and "organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests". But for a long time , the word simply meant "imbecile". The wordsmiths connec... More..

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Campaigning for final phase of Gujarat polls ends
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Campaigning for final phase of Gujarat polls ends

He'll be travelling from the Sabarmati River to Dharoi Dam in the district of Mehsana, and the return journey will also be done by the same sea-plane. Gandhi started his day by offering prayers at the famous Lo...More..

Halla Bol, wild allegations: All that happened in Sharad Pawar's rally
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Halla Bol, wild allegations: All that happened in Sharad Pawar's rally

Manmohan Singh and some other eminent Indians, all known for their patriotism and unadulterated devotion to the nation, of colluding with Pakistan to influence the outcome of the Gujarat elections. This meetin...More..

'Unlimited peace, not unlimited martial law'
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

'Unlimited peace, not unlimited martial law'

The two chambers of the 17th Congress are expected to vote on Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao within the day. Concerns over Duterte's martial law have been sparked in part by his perceived...More..

Charlottesville denies permit for August 12 white nationalist anniversary rally
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Charlottesville denies permit for August 12 white nationalist anniversary rally

Additionally, the manager, Maurice Jones , wrote in each of the five letters, "There is no person or legal entity willing to accept responsibility for the group's adherence" to city laws. allegedly plowed hi...More..

Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Violence flares at protest close to US Embassy in Lebanon

Protesters, some of them waving Palestinian flags, set fires in the street and threw projectiles towards security forces that had barricaded the main road to the US Embassy in the Awkar area north of Beirut. "W...More..

Hopper From 'Stranger Things' Wore A Holiday Sweater And Became A Meme
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Hopper From 'Stranger Things' Wore A Holiday Sweater And Became A Meme

Yes, that's quite a wait, but good things are worth the wait. Earlier this month, fans were so excited when the Duffer Brothers announced that a third installment of the hit series was definitely happening. B...More..

Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Palestinian man stabs Jerusalem security guard in the chest

Protests have continued four days after the president's speech with demonstrations on Sunday outside USA embassies in Beirut, Lebanon, and Jakarta, Indonesisa, where both countries have a majority of Muslims. T...More..

Wreaths Across America Ceremony Held in Dover
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wreaths Across America Ceremony Held in Dover

Sen. As plans were underway, a number of other individuals and organizations stepped up to help. "National Wreaths Across America Day is an opportunity to pause and say thank you during the busiest time o...More..

UN Security Council Discusses N. Korea's Human Rights Abuses for 4th Year
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

UN Security Council Discusses N. Korea's Human Rights Abuses for 4th Year

They listened seriously to our arguments, they explored them with us. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council that the systematic human rights violations against North Korea's people "are a means to ...More..

Transgender Military Recruits to Enlist On January First As Planned
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Transgender Military Recruits to Enlist On January First As Planned

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that on January 1 it would begin processing applications from transgender individuals who wish to join the U.S. The administration, as the Washington Post ...More..

Supreme Court stays NCLT order on govt takeover of Unitech
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Supreme Court stays NCLT order on govt takeover of Unitech

The NCLT Bench headed by Justice MM Kumar had passed an order on December 8, allowing the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to appoint ten nominee directors to take over the management of Unitech Ltd, subje...More..

Putin makes first comment on Trump's Jerusalem decision
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Putin makes first comment on Trump's Jerusalem decision

Preliminary preparations for the meeting with the president are underway, Shokhin said. The Turkish leader met Mr Putin several times this year and regularly talk on the telephone as they and Iran work to bro...More..

Footage of child being handcuffed 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief says
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Footage of child being handcuffed 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief says

Her mother says Honestie was ordered to walk backwards with her hands up, then police put her in cuffs, patted her down and put her in the back of a cop auto. "When my mom was walking past, I was putting my han...More..

Almost 60 Countries Meeting In Paris To Talk Climate Change
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Almost 60 Countries Meeting In Paris To Talk Climate Change

Macron used the eve of the summit to award 18 grants to foreign climate scientists, most of whom are now USA -based, to come and work in France . Donald Trump , president of the USA, has vowed to withdraw ...More..

Fearing the Worst, China Plans Refugee Camps on North Korean Border
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Fearing the Worst, China Plans Refugee Camps on North Korean Border

Seoul-based beauty care company Aekyung said that it set up a Chinese subsidiary in Shanghai last month, seeking to target young consumers with its cosmetics brands, which include AGE 20's and Luna. Semiconduct...More..

DOJ Releases Text Messages From FBI Staffers Having Affair
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

DOJ Releases Text Messages From FBI Staffers Having Affair

Days after the election, Page texted to say she bought "All the President's Men, " a book about Nixon and Watergate, because "I needed to brush up on Watergate". "Sessions for AG", Strzok texted, along with a p...More..

Russian Federation temporarily shuts, evacuates Yemen embassy
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Russian Federation temporarily shuts, evacuates Yemen embassy

Despite this easing, the situation in Yemen remains severe, according to McGoldrick. "Considering the situation in Sanaa, a decision has been taken to temporarily suspend Russia's diplomatic presence in Ye...More..

U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson

Mr Tillerson spoke on Tuesday to the U.S. diplomatic corps at a town hall meeting amid low morale and widespread concerns about his planned overhaul of the State Department. "By and large, at the Security Counc...More..

Donald Tusk calls Brexit talks a furious race against time
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Donald Tusk calls Brexit talks a furious race against time

The EU and Britain, which is will leave the EU in March 2019, agreed last Friday on the divorce terms in three key areas - a financial settlement, citizens' rights and how to avoid a hard border between Norther...More..

African-American Voters Could Decide Alabama's Senate Race
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

African-American Voters Could Decide Alabama's Senate Race

Former Alabama state judge Roy Moore arrived at his polling station, the Gallant Fire Department, just after 11:30 a.m. eastern time Tuesday. There are four Orthodox communities in Alabama, three are Chabad...More..

Army jawans missing after snow avalanche hits Bandipora camp
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Army jawans missing after snow avalanche hits Bandipora camp

They went missing after the night temperature dropped in most places of the Kashmir division. In January this year, at least 22 army soldiers had died due to snow fury in Gurez and Sonmarg areas of North and Ce...More..

Magnitude 6.0 aftershock quake hits Kerman, Iran
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Magnitude 6.0 aftershock quake hits Kerman, Iran

Iranian state TV says a 6-magnitude quake has jolted a western region near the border with Iraq. Later Tuesday, the USGS reported another quake in the region, a 6.0-magnitude temblor about 65 kilometres from ...More..

Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

But the email was actually dated September 14 of that year, a day after the WikiLeaks docs had already gone public. It was revealed in November that WikiLeaks and Trump Jr. At 3:45 p.m., CNN corrected the r...More..

Alleged Mi Mix 3 Rear Panel Leaked, Looks Similar To iPhone X
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Alleged Mi Mix 3 Rear Panel Leaked, Looks Similar To iPhone X

Before the Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi is expected to announce flagship Mi 7 series phones around March 2018. Even though it is quite early to get any confirmed news about the upcoming Mi Mix 3, a leaked image (read...More..

Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Palestinian President won't meet Pence over Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protested Sunday in Jakarta against US President Donald Trump s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the latest global show of solidarity with the Palestinia...More..

VENEZUELA: Government Candidates Win Local Elections Amid Opposition Boycott
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

VENEZUELA: Government Candidates Win Local Elections Amid Opposition Boycott

The US state department said it was "an extreme measure" created to consolidate President Maduro's power. State agencies have pressured voters to participate in elections this year, particularly in the contro...More..

Snowfall, rains shut Jammu-Srinagar highway
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Snowfall, rains shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

The almost 300-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed as a precautionary measure in view of heavy rainfall at Banihal, Ramban and Patnitop and snowfall...More..

US Ambassador To UK Says He Thinks Trump Will Visit Next Year
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

US Ambassador To UK Says He Thinks Trump Will Visit Next Year

The president was not "namby-pamby" in his commitment to dealing with radical Islamist terror and would "take some chances" to achieve that, Woody Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Since then, the d...More..

MA is America's healthiest state, according to new rankings
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

MA is America's healthiest state, according to new rankings

The Bay State also had the lowest percentage of uninsured residents at 2.7 percent of the population, a low prevalence of obesity. America's Health Rankings , the longest-running assessment of the nation's h...More..