Lastnight World: Dallas actor Larry Hagman dies

Dallas actor Larry Hagman dies

Los Angeles: Actor Larry Hagman, who turned into a household name playing the conniving character JR Ewing on TV show Dallas, has died aged 81. Hagman, who died Friday in Texas city, had been battling cancer for the past year, having announced his diagnosis just as he began work on the soap-opera reboot for TNT, reported USA Today.

Foster parents lose kids for supporting UKIP

London: A British couple had their three foster children taken away by local authorities on the grounds that their membership of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) meant they supported "racist" policies. The married couple from Yorkshire in northern England said they had been fostering children for seven years but have been told by social workers they were not suitable because of UKIP's calls for curbs on immigration to Britain, The Telegraph reported.

Iran accuses US Navy of 'illegal' acts in Gulf

United Nations: Iran has accused the US Navy of carrying out "illegal and provocative acts" in the Persian

Gulf and Sea of Oman. In identical letters to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council, Iran's UN Ambassador Mohammad

Khazaee said the Navy repeatedly violated the country's airspace. He cited flights over the coastal areas of Bushehr on seven occasions in October and most recently a US drone flight on November 1 which disregarded all radio warnings and penetrated Iranian airspace.

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