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Monthly News December 2014

2-year-old shoots, kills mom in US store

2-year-old shoots, kills mom in US store

A two-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother Tuesday at a Walmart store in Idaho after taking a gun from her purse. Police identified the victim as Veronica Rutledge of Blackfoot, Idaho. The shooting took place in the store in Hayden, Idaho, where she was shopping with her children... read more »

Boy, 2, accidentally shoots and kills mo...

Boy, 2, accidentally shoots and kills mother in US Walmart

Washington: A woman was accidentally shot dead by a two-year-old boy who reached into her handbag and found a handgun while shopping at a Walmart store in Idaho. Police said the 29-year-old woman was the mother of the two-year-old boy, who had been sitting in the woman’s shopping trolley... read more »

Palestinian statehood resolution fails a...

Palestinian statehood resolution fails at UNSC

United Nations: The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a Palestinian statehood resolution that set a deadline for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Palestinian territories by 2017. The long-anticipated draft tabled here last night drew the support of eight countries —- Argentina, Chad,... read more »

Gunfire Hits Gambian Capital

Gunfire Hits Gambian Capital

The president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is heading home just hours after speculation began about a possible attempted coup in the West African nation, something the government denies. Residents and diplomats in the Gambian capital of Banjul say that early Tuesday they awoke to armed attackers... read more »

Court Relief for AAP’s Somnath Bharti in Controversial Raid Targeting African Women

A court in Delhi has set aside an order holding controversial former minister Somnath Bharti of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) guilty of racial prejudice because of a midnight raid that... read more »

Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 gm

Gold prices rose 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from the global market. At the Multi... read more »

US, Japan, South Korea to Share Intelligence on North Korea

South Korean officials say Seoul, the U.S. and Japan have agreed on a trilateral intelligence-sharing pact to deal with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. Officials said on... read more »

Security forces arrest 65 suspects in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: With security forces working round the clock to apprehend anyone linked to banned outfits, 65 suspects were arrested from different areas of Peshawar during the last 24 hours,... read more »

Chinese Man Seeks $2.4 Million For Wrongful Death Sentence

BEIJING: A Chinese man who was freed after six years on death row following a wrongful murder conviction is seeking $2.4 million in compensation, state-media said today, amid public anger over the... read more »