In its first meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam after Jayalalithaa's demise, the Cabinet also chose to recommend to the Centre installation of her life-size bronze statue in the Parliament complex. He went in a group of 50 that included two more state ministers, Kadambur Raju and Sevoor S Ramachandran. Jayalalithaa died on Dec 5 this year after being hospitalised for over 70 days.
Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania by fewer than 45,000 votes out of more than 6 million cast, or by less than 1 percent. "In the end we had the Russians and the Federal Bureau of Investigation deal, which she couldn't prevail against that", Clinton told reporters after the vote.
Putin and Abe also agreed to restore military cooperation between the two countries as well as ties in the spheres "frozen" in recent years, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. During Friday's talks, they agreed to consider simplifying procedures for letting former Japanese residents of the islands visit their hometowns for humanitarian reasons.
The National Weather Service in New Orleans said residents below Interstate 10 should expect lows in the mid-30s Sunday night with wind gusts as high as 35 miles per hour. Wind chill values as low as -8. There will be a south southwest wind of 6 miles per hour. Sunny, with a high near 34. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Journalist Zouhir Al Shimale was among about a thousand civilians who were detained by pro-government militias on Friday night when their convoy was stopped as the ceasefire collapsed. Before the operation was suspended, dozens of green public buses and ambulances were parked in the southern Aleppo neighborhood of Ramouseh to evacuate more people from eastern Aleppo.
Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas , take part in a ceremony, on December 18, 2016, in Gaza City, in the memory of one of their leaders, Mohamed Zoari, who was killed in Tunisia. The statement also went on to warn Arab and Islamic countries of the activities of Israel's Mossad, saying that "the assassination of al-Zawahri rings an alarm bell for the Arab and Muslim nations".