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Meanwhile, the 16-Day period also highlights other significant dates which include November 29, International Women Human Rights Defenders Day; December 1, World Aids Day; December 3, International Day of Disabled Persons; December 6, Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre; and December 10, International Human Rights Day.
  • Tiger killed after escaping Paris circus, jumping onto subway tracks

    Tiger killed after escaping Paris circus, jumping onto subway tracks

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    Police said that the big cat was "neutralized" by a staff member from the circus near a bridge over the River Seine, about 1.24 miles from the Eiffel Tower. "Three tigers turn in circles in three square meters", his Tweet translates, alongside a photo of the three animals. "All danger is gone". French media report that nobody was hurt by the tiger and it remains unclear how the animal escaped its enclosure.
  • Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

    Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

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    According to the Washington Post , a 46-year-old woman by the name of Julia Poff has been recently charged for mailing a bomb to Obama in October 2016. A third package was sent to the Social Security Administration in Maryland after she was denied benefits. Investigators say the defendant "stated that she did not like the president" and was "upset with Greg Abbott " because "she had not received support from her ex-husband".
  • Sunny skies and high of 75 on tap for Black Friday

    Sunny skies and high of 75 on tap for Black Friday

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    Winds are expected to be from the west-northwest at 10 mph to 13 mph, with gusts reaching 20 mph. North northwest wind 6 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Sunday night , mostly clear, with a low around 28. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Woman raises money for homeless man who gave her his last $20

    Woman raises money for homeless man who gave her his last $20

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    McClure made a decision to give back, so she started a GoFundMe campaign about two weeks ago to raise money to help Bobbitt get back on his feet. McClure was touched by Bobbitt's act of generosity and while she couldn't repay him for the gas that night, she's been actively trying to repay his kindness since.
  • Metro fare hike costs 3 lakh passengers per day

    Metro fare hike costs 3 lakh passengers per day

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    Barring the minimum fare of Rs 10 for the distance of 0-2 km - which will remain the same, commuters will have to pay Rs 5-10 extra for distance travelled further as per kilometer scheme set by the transporter. "The ridership after the fare revision for many days was actually higher than the ridership before the fare revision", it said. "This monthly variation in ridership is dependent on multiple factors like seasons, vacations, holidays, festivals etc", it said.
  • Police investigate child abuse at Beijing kindergarten

    Police investigate child abuse at Beijing kindergarten

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    On Thursday, several parents gathered outside the kindergarten to protest. "We deeply apologise for the serious anxiety this matter has brought to parents and society ", RYB said in a statement on its official microblog on Friday, adding that it was helping authorities.
  • Destituyen a la Alcaldesa de Caracas

    Destituyen a la Alcaldesa de Caracas

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    La decisión de los concejales de Primero Justicia (PJ) -partido al que pertenece el excandidato presidencial 恩里克卡普里莱斯y el presidente del Parlamento, 胡利奥·博尔赫斯- se produce el mismo día en que dio comienzo la campaña electoral para las elecciones municipales del 10 de diciembre, a las que solo concurre uno de los cuatro grandes partidos de una oposición que no confía en la posibilidad de unos comicios libres y justos.
  • A Brawl Breaks Out During A Black Friday Event

    A Brawl Breaks Out During A Black Friday Event

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    Friday. White tells CBS 42 the mall closed at 11:40 p.m.; about 20 minutes before their scheduled closing at midnight. They believe someone likely set off fireworks. But others are offering a way to skip the line at stores by posing as employees. The Black Friday madness began early in one Alabama mall - which was forced to shut down as a result of several fights that erupted between shoppers.
  • Oxford Circus: British Transport Police respond to incident at Tube station

    Oxford Circus: British Transport Police respond to incident at Tube station

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    If you are on Oxford Street go into a building. According to Twitter user Assed Baig, there is " Panic at Oxford Circus as people shout bomb! " while BBC journalist Kawoon Khamoosh said "too much police in Oxford Circus". Police told the public to avoid the area, and closed the station. Transport for London Tweeted that the station was closed while it investigated a "customer incident".
  • Turkey: US to stop arming Syrian Kurds

    Turkey: US to stop arming Syrian Kurds

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    US President Donald Trump has promised Turkey that his country will no longer fund the pro-Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), a Turkish presidential spokesperson told Middle East Eye. "We welcome the promise of not providing weapons to the YPG, and want to see it implemented practically". The PKK - blacklisted as a "terror" group by Turkey and its Western allies including the United States - has waged an insurgency inside Turkey since 1984.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana To Star In Amit Sharma's 'Badhaai Ho'

    Ayushmann Khurrana To Star In Amit Sharma's 'Badhaai Ho'

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    Talking about picking Ayushmann Khurrana as the actor of the film, Amit Shah who has made films on subjects like sperm donation, body-shaming and erectile dysfunction starring Ayushmann Khurrana, said that the actor is well connected to Badhaai Ho's theme, thereby making him a likable and relatable actor.
  • Enforcement Directorate to question Indrani Mukerjea in Byculla jail

    Enforcement Directorate to question Indrani Mukerjea in Byculla jail

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    After his arrest in November 2015, Peter had claimed that he had no knowledge of the crime and expressed shock over it. ED investigation has revealed that FIPB, in its letter on 31st may 2007, permitted INX media to receive foreign investment for Rs 46.2 million approx as total investment inflow including premium.
  • CBI Chargesheet Names 592 People Including Four Former Officials in Vyapam Case

    CBI Chargesheet Names 592 People Including Four Former Officials in Vyapam Case

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    The chargesheet filed by CBI in the multi-crore scam names 592 accused including 4 Vyapam officials, 26 officials from four Indore and Bhopal-based private medical colleges. The chargesheet was filed in a special CBI court in Bhopal in the case of Pre-Medical Test (PMT) conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam in 2012.
  • Charles Manson leaves estate to pen pal, TMZ reports

    Charles Manson leaves estate to pen pal, TMZ reports

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    Manson died on Sunday, after almost a half-century in prison, at the age of 83. The campaign had said, "It is with a heavy heart I must announce, not only have we lost a dear friend & loved one. He said the cult leader seemed to be in poor health, and he was less and less connected with people in the outside world. They wouldn't get what I'm saying.