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Author: 0 'Growing Pains' Alum Leonardo DiCaprio Reacts to Alan Thicke's Death

Kirk Cameron paid his respects to Alan Thicke with an emotional statement on the time they spent working together. Long after Growing Pains ended (and was followed by a couple of TV movies), Thicke's biggest acting credits came when you needed to stunt a sitcom character's father, because when Alan Thicke came onscreen, that saved at least half of the writing you might otherwise do.

Author: 0 Karnataka Excise Minister Meti resigns over sleaze tape

On Wednesday, stung by the porn like visuals from a CD depicting Excise Minister H.Y. Meti and an ayurveda therapist in a sexual act, Mr Siddaramaiah had to accept the resignation of his Kuruba community colleague to avoid further embarrassment to the government and the ruling Congress.

Author: 0 Monsanto shareholders approve Bayer deal

DuPont's chief executive, Ed Breen, said last week the incoming Trump administration is not likely to have an impact on his company's merger with Dow Chemical.Monsanto shares were up 0.4 percent at $105.00 on Tuesday afternoon, down from the $106.76 closing price on September 14 when the Bayer deal was announced and well below the $128-per-share acquisition price.

Author: 0 Ash Carter makes surprise visit to Baghdad

Al-Abadi said that "the battle to liberate Mosul is running smoothly on all axes" and said that "our forces are committed to protecting civilians, and the military victory against ISIS gangs is near". "Everything is going according to the plan of a year ago", Carter said. He did not predict how long it might take for Iraqi forces to prevail in Mosul, but he sounded a note of optimism.

World Media Gambia coalition calls for leader to step down immediately
Author: 0 Gambia coalition calls for leader to step down immediately

Asked what he expected the delegation's visit to accomplish, Barrow said he wanted to see an "expedited transitional period" that would lead to Jammeh handing over power. The council also urged support by the UN Office for West Africa and worldwide partners, especially ECOWAS, to preserve stability in The Gambia and work toward the installation of a democratically elected government in the country.

Author: 0 China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, said Monday that established policy is the "political foundation" of any diplomatic relationship between China and the USA, and that any damage to it could make cooperation between both sides "out of the question", the Associated Press reported.

Author: 0 1400 tourists stranded in Andamans

The official said the Indian Navy has sent four ships - INS Bitra, Bangaram, Kumbhir and LCU 38 - for the evacuation. While almost 1,100 tourists are stranded at Havelock and 400 tourists continue to be stranded at Neil island, tourists stuck in the Port Blair area complained about poor coordination from the Tourism Department and lack of awareness about helpline centres for tourists.

World Media Sprint is First Pokemon Go Partner in United States
Author: 0 Sprint is First Pokemon Go Partner in United States

But since no further reports were found, this information was set aside. "Also, according to Bulbapedia, Umbreon can't even learn night slash, so it seems like there is only one suitable charge move for him in the game now". WWG will be on the Sprint/Niantic press conference in just a few hours, so keep an eye out on our page for more Pokemon Go coverage. It's considered a special beverage, as it's made simply for the game.

Author: 0 UN Security Council Holding Emergency Meeting on Violence in Aleppo

If the regime takes all of Aleppo - the last urban rebel stronghold in Syria - it would mark a turning point in the war, putting Assad's government back in control of all four major cities, making a political opposition less likely. "They ask for a plate, or some sheets", Alhamdo said. "They are not safer from air strikes, but are at least seeking refuge from the government gangs", said Mr Alhamdo.

Author: 0 Obama orders review into 2016 election

In the months leading up to the election, email accounts of Democratic party officials and a Hillary Clinton campaign aide were breached, emails leaked to Wikileaks and embarrassing and private emails posted online. The move comes after Democrats in Congress pressed the White House to reveal details, to Congress or to the public, of Russian hacking and disinformation in the election.

Author: 0 Obama orders "full review" of United States presidential election cyberattacks

Throughout the month of October, WikiLeaks released almost daily batches of thousands emails hacked from the account of the chair of the Hillary Clinton campaign, John Podesta , drawing considerable media attention. However, President-elect Donald Trump voiced doubts about the Russian government's involvement. More recently, seven Democrats from the Senate Intelligence Committee sent the president a signed letter urging him to launch a probe into Kremlin-backed espionage efforts.

Author: 0 Holiday Events at Lake Avenue Church

End of Year Christmas Musical: 5 p.m. Sunday, Shiloh Baptist Church, 100 Buddy Christian Way, Athens. Fourth St., Grand Forks, will host speaker Moji Agha Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Holmes United Methodist Church will hold its annual Live Nativity Pageant at 7 and 7:30 p.m. December 22 and 23 at Dwight and Sara Ollman's horse arena, 221 22nd St.

Author: 0 80000 have fled east Aleppo since army operation began: monitor

The new gains have choked the rebels, forcing them to pull back to other parts of the Old City, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. On Wednesday, the militants called for a five-day cease-fire to allow civilians, including an estimated 500 people in need of medical evacuation, to leave for the countryside north of the city.

Author: 0 Rebels call for ceasefire as regime recaptures all of Aleppo city

The team saw big plumes of smoke over the east of the city, where opposition fighters cling on to pockets of territory despite a push by government forces that has seen most old city neighborhoods return to regime control. Meanwhile, many civilians remain trapped in the shrinking rebel-held portion of the devastated city. China denounces militants' attack on a Russian military hospital in Syria's Aleppo, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Lu Kang, told a press briefing on Thursday ...

Author: 0 Lawmakers quizzing Korea's business leaders over ties to Choi Soon-sil scandal

If impeached, Park's presidential powers will be suspended and the country's Constitutional Court has up to 180 days to rule on whether to formally unseat her. The ruling party had initially insisted that Park be allowed to step down voluntarily, and had proposed a timeline that would see her resign in April - 10 months short of her full presidential term.

Author: 0 Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

Because heartbeats develop at around six weeks, Ohio's " Heartbeat Bill " appears to offer what would be the country's shortest window for abortions. OH already has among the most restrictive abortion laws in the US. The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. "She's had people try to do everything from call my house".

World Media Kollywood bid adieu to J Jayalalithaa
Author: 0 Kollywood bid adieu to J Jayalalithaa

She entered politics in the early 1980s, under the guidance of Ramachandran, and after his death in 1987 declared herself his political heir and took control of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam party. Hon. Experts and doctors tried to save her on life support systems, but she couldn't make it. Today, the Government is observing one-day State mourning throughout the country and there will be no official entertainment, " an official release stated.

World Media Turkey pushes trade in local currency to boost lira
Author: 0 Turkey pushes trade in local currency to boost lira

Later in the day, Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned German's Ambassador Martin Erdmann over the incident, diplomatic sources said. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Bahcekapili's passport had been stolen during her trip to Germany and procured temporary papers from the embassy but was still prevented from leaving.

Author: 0 Woman at heart of South Korean scandal refuses to testify

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she will calmly accept the impeachment if it is passed in the scheduled parliamentary vote later this week while waiting for the constitutional court ruling. Choi and two of Ms Park's ex-presidential aides have been indicted. The investigation has also questioned former vice-sports minister Kim Chong about allegations that he tried to blackmail Olympic gold medallist and world champion swimmer Park Tae-hwan not to take part in the Rio de ...

World Media TechTown To Host A Free Hour Of Code Event Saturday
Author: 0 TechTown To Host A Free Hour Of Code Event Saturday

Nationally, there are only about 43,000 computer science graduates available to fill more than 500,000 computing jobs in the United States. Now, as a Regional Partner, the University will provide professional development to teachers through partnerships with local school districts and will act as a regional hub for computer science education advocacy.

World Media Greek court agrees to extradite members of Turkish military
Author: 0 Greek court agrees to extradite members of Turkish military

In Tuesday's ruling to extradite, the court said it had not received conclusive evidence linking the three officers to an attack on Erdogan . "The court was objective", their lawyer Stavroula Tomara told Reuters . Greece also depends on Turkey to stem the flow of tens of thousands refugees to its shores. The Greek court agreed with their claims, following a massive crackdown on Turkish authorities on suspected government opponents.

Author: 0 Texas Republican Elector Says He Won't Vote for Trump

John Kasich. Two of Colorado's nine national electors are taking Colorado to federal court today, challenging a state law that requires them to cast their Electoral College votes for Hillary Clinton since she won the state. US elections are not truly democratic. If President-elect Donald Trump climbs to a higher level and creates a climate of cohesiveness and prosperity, all the better for all of us.

World Media Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions
Author: 0 Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

Vladimir Putin calls Donald Trump a "clever man" [Image by Adam Berry/Getty Images]"Trump was an entrepreneur and a businessman". In an interview with the NTV channel aired on December 4, Putin said that Trump's business accomplishments show him to be a "clever man".

Author: 0 Gambia's Yahya Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow

Jammeh's government shut down access to the internet and worldwide calls on the evening before the election, prompting an outcry that it was a tactic to suppress freedom of expression. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Saturday in Abuja, Buhari noted that such uncommon gesture was crucial in calming fears of unrest in the West African nation.

Author: 0 Baseless allegations land Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in soup

Upon being asked whether the deployment details about the army would be disclosed, Birdi said, "We can't disclose the army deployment details as of now but army will not be called off". Letters from the Army issued to various state government agencies November 23 onwards indicate that it had "intimated" the state government about its intent to conduct its exercise.

Author: 0 North Korea hit with toughest-ever sanctions

The 17-page resolution establishes a procedure under which the United Nations will monitor and report monthly on the amount of coal imported from North Korea by every member state. After the council adopted the resolution, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the new resolution "sends an unequivocal message" that the DPRK must cease further provocative actions and comply fully with its global obligations.

World Media Fog shrouds Delhi-NCR; 81 trains delayed, flight services hit
Author: 0 Fog shrouds Delhi-NCR; 81 trains delayed, flight services hit

Even Jet Airways in a statement said, "Due to poor visibility in fog at Delhi, arrival and departure delays are expected at Delhi airport". Airport authorities implemented low visibility procedures, at around 0300 hours itself, which helped in carrying out flight operations in such conditions.

Author: 0 Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul

Speaking to The Associated Press on Friday, Lt. Col. Muhanad al-Tamimi, a member of an Iraqi Special Forces unit in the city, said that his men had taken full control of the Zohour neighbourhood of Mosul , more than a week after first entering the area.

Author: 0 Stein urges federal judge to get recount moving

Peterson wrote that those behind the lawsuit had not proven they would be "irreparably harmed" by allowing the recount to continue until briefs are filed and a hearing is held. In Philadelphia, recounts were underway Friday; a judge rejected petitions for recount in Montgomery County this week, and Bucks County will hold a hearing Tuesday.

World Media Teen brings guns to school; parents disarm him
Author: 0 Teen brings guns to school; parents disarm him

The teen is being held in a juvenile detention center. "It was really scary", student Dan Fowers, 15, told the Associated Press. He said students in the classroom dived under their desks, as they had been taught during lockdown drills, with some screaming and crying.

World Media Rape used for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, says UN team
Author: 0 Rape used for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, says UN team

Mawien Makol, Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry, told Radio Tamazuj today that his government doesn't want to comment on the report."I can not comment on this matter now, because we have not yet received any official letter from the United Nations, so I can not say more than that", said Mawien.

Author: 0 Kanpur, Patna-Indore Express Accident: Search Ops Off; 145 Killed

Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the next of kin of each of those killed and Rs 50,000 for each of the seriously injured. A train derailment in India killed more than 100 people and 200 others injured. The immediate task ahead of us is to provide relief to people and help them in every way possible. Trains on this routes have been diverted and others have been cancelled.

World Media Ukraine starts missile test near Crimea, angering Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ukraine starts missile test near Crimea, angering Russian Federation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday his country has launched the planned missile tests over the Black Sea despite safety concerns voiced by Russian Federation. However, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the Ukrainian tests were a "dangerous precedent", according to Interfax . Warships from Russia's Black Sea Fleet took up position off Crimea's western coastline today to help strengthen the peninsula's air defences, a Crimean military source told the RIA news agency.

World Media Chernobyl shelter safely placed over exploded reactor
Author: 0 Chernobyl shelter safely placed over exploded reactor

Sir Suma Chakrabarti, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD), said: "We applaud our Ukrainian partners and the contractor and we thank all donors to the Chernobyl Shelter Fund whose contributions have made today's success possible".

World Media Both Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh join Congress
Author: 0 Both Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh join Congress

Elections to the 117 Punjab assembly seats are likely to be held in January or early February in 2017. With the party expected to announce candidates for all the 117 assembly constituencies in the state in its first list in the first week of December, talks are rife among Congress leaders in Amritsar that the party's tickets may actually go to Sidhu and Bolaria.

World Media Woman Opens Emergency Door And Jumps From Plane
Author: 0 Woman Opens Emergency Door And Jumps From Plane

King said the woman was unhurt and was not charged. Her actions caught the entire plane - passengers and crew - off guard. She wrote: "She got up, supposedly [for the] restroom and never came back but sat in emergency exit next to door".

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