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Houston Texans at Green Bay Packers

The Packers are still two games back of Detroit in the NFC North after the Lions handled the Saints quite easily Sunday. After Houston tied the game at 7-7, Ty Montgomery returned the kickoff 39 yards. Entering Week 13, the Texans' 194 points scored ranked 30th in the NFL. The same went for the Packers fans, which after two home losses in the last three prompted Nelson to half-jokingly say this week "we might get booed more at home than we do on the road now".


Tamil Nadu government announces seven day mourning for the demise of Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu government announces seven day mourning for the demise of Jayalalithaa

An ECMO is a technique of providing cardiac and respiratory support to patients whose heart and lungs are unable to provide ample exchange of gases to sustain life. Tamil Nadu is in ripples after the news of Jayalalithaa's cardiac arrest broke out as there are rituals, prayers etc being performed across the state.



Oil prices fall 2 percent on doubts over OPEC output cut

It will help bring forward the rebalancing of oil markets. "U.S. shale oil may serve as the stabilizer to oil prices and cap the amount of recovery", Wang said. "Russia is the largest producer in the world and it will benefit significantly from the agreement". Higher energy costs could also counter the scourge of weak consumer-price growth in the U.S., Europe and Japan.


Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan and officially recognized the Communist government in Beijing in 1979. President Barack Obama announced a $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan in 2015, drawing protests from Beijing. Tensions have increased since Tsai's landslide election win in January. The One-China principle is the political foundation of Sino-US relations, he said.



Erdogan Explains Anti-Assad Remark to Putin: Aide

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will tomorrow be in Turkey to speak to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, but it is unclear whether they will be discussing these developments. "Indeed, it was on our insistance that the clause about the necessity to hold dialogue with all key, political opposition groups was included in the resolution 2254 proposed by the worldwide Syria Support Group", Lavrov said.



Myanmar's Suu Kyi says worldwide attention fuelling divisions in north

In this November 25, 2016, file photo, a Muslim woman wears a mask of Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims, outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Jakarta, Indonesia. Najib also criticised Suu Kyi, for not meeting with diplomats to discuss the Rohingya crisis. Protests have greeted former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan on his arrival in Rakhine State as leader of a commission tasked with probing alleged human rights ...