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Peace plea at Trump protest Peace plea at Trump protest
- November 07, 2017

That blunt assessment from the Pentagon is in response to a letter from two Democratic congressmen asking about casualty assessments in a conflict with North Korea . During the state visit, South Koreans are also bracing for the possibility that Trump will renew his criticism of Moon over his support for diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang - something the USA president once called "appeasement" - and will again threaten to pull out of a free trade pact between the two countries. (more...)
NZ not alone on ISDS clauses: Ardern NZ not alone on ISDS clauses: Ardern
- November 07, 2017

Turnbull held bilateral talks with New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern at Kirribilli House in Sydney this morning. In her first overseas trip since becoming leader, Ardern reiterated New Zealand's offer from 2013 to take 150 asylum seekers and refugees from Australian offshore detention centres. (more...)
Amano's visit to Iran due to United States misconduct over JCPOA Amano's visit to Iran due to United States misconduct over JCPOA
- November 07, 2017

Additionally, a senior official accused President Donald Trump of a "crazy" return to confrontation with Tehran. The US Congress must now make a decision regarding the nuclear deal, which saw Iran agree to limit its enrichment of uranium in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. (more...)
Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential vote Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential vote
- November 07, 2017

Garnering 9.7 percent of the votes, the Liberty Party candidate ranked third after the initial vote, eliminating him from the subsequent run-off ballot. Liberia is no stranger to disputed election results: Weah's CDC party challenged but ultimately accepted the results of presidential votes in 2005 and 2011. (more...)
Special Counsel Mueller has enough evidence to charge Flynn, son
- November 06, 2017

If Mueller does charge Flynn it would be a milestone because it would mark the first time that a current or former Trump administration official would be formally charged with committing a crime. Sanders had also said President Donald Trump "has confidence they're going to close this up soon". The retired army lieutenant general was sacked in February after less than a month on the job after it was revealed he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his dealings and ... (more...)
At least 20 deaths after church shooting outside San Antonio, Texas At least 20 deaths after church shooting outside San Antonio, Texas
- November 06, 2017

Agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were heading to Sutherland Springs , a town of about 400, those agencies said. More details are set to be released shortly. Video on KSAT television showed first responders taking a stretcher from the church to a waiting AirLife helicopter. (more...)
Netanyahu: Resignation of Lebanese President Highlights Iranian Danger Netanyahu: Resignation of Lebanese President Highlights Iranian Danger
- November 06, 2017

The 47-year-old Sunni politician's resignation comes less than a year after his government, to which Hezbollah's political wing belongs, was formed. On Saturday, Hariri surprisingly resigned from his post as prime minister in a televised address from Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Bush Sr and Jr openly condemn Donald Trump Bush Sr and Jr openly condemn Donald Trump
- November 06, 2017

This is the first time that both former presidents have spoken out publicly to disavow President Trump. The book also has some surprisingly frank reactions by George W. "I voted "None of the Above" for president, and Republican down ballot in 2016", he said of choosing not to support Trump. These statements were reportedly made before the election. (more...)
IDF ready to protect Druze town from Syrian rebels IDF ready to protect Druze town from Syrian rebels
- November 06, 2017

It added that allegations of Israeli involvement and assistance to global jihadi elements in the fighting on the Golan Heights are "groundless". The PA's foreign ministry charged in a statement on Saturday that Israel's announcement that it would defend the village of Hader was actually a forced reversal of Israeli policy. (more...)
Did you keep in mind to set your clocks back? Did you keep in mind to set your clocks back?
- November 06, 2017

Many people mistakenly believe they will either see the flames or smell the smoke when a fire breaks out, but most fire fatalities happen while families are asleep. "Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half". For best protection, smoke alarms should be installed inside and outside bedrooms. (more...)
Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation probe, withdraws candidacy for post Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation probe, withdraws candidacy for post
- November 06, 2017

In a written questionnaire to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation, Sessions also told the panel he was not in contact with anyone associated with the Russian government - despite the fact that Sessions met twice with Sergey Kislyak, then the Russian ambassador to the US, during the campaign. (more...)
New Zealand win by 40 runs, level series 1-1 New Zealand win by 40 runs, level series 1-1
- November 05, 2017

Thus, we expect Kiwis to make a couple of changes to their playing XI. Hello and welcome to our coverage of the second Twenty20 worldwide between India and New Zealand at Rajkot . They lost to Australia by 49 runs in Bridgetown, 2010 and by 47 runs against New Zealand in Nagpur previous year. In the chase, India lost both Rohit Sharma (5) and Shikhar Dhawan (1) to Boult (4-34) in the second over. (more...)
Bowling Green man charged with assaulting Sen. Paul Bowling Green man charged with assaulting Sen. Paul
- November 05, 2017

Kelsey Cooper, Paul's Kentucky communications director, emailed a statement about incident to various news outlets, saying the Senator was " blindsided " by the attack. An address on file with the county lists Boucher as living in a gated community just east of Paul's home in Bowling Green. Republican Senator Rand Paul was also at the scene of the Congressional baseball shooting in June, when Bernie Sanders supporter James Hodgkinson opened fire, critically injuring Rep. (more...)
Saudis intercept ballistic missile over Riyadh Saudis intercept ballistic missile over Riyadh
- November 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority confirmed on Twitter that the missile had been brought down over the airport. The missile was destroyed near Riyadh's King Khaled International Airport, which was functioning normally, it added. "The rocket landed on the airport campus and did not cause any significant damage". Earlier reports said there was an explosion at the airport. For the Houthi rebels to have fired a missile that far and that accurately, is a bit of a game changer. (more...)
Don't forget to fall back when Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday Don't forget to fall back when Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday
- November 05, 2017

That means you should set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday evening. There are also increased costs to individuals, businesses and governments that arise from daylight-saving-time changes. Sunday that it will officially be 1 a.m. Daylight saving actually wasn't signed into law until 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson made it an official practice . (more...)
MoU signed for Rs.6000 cr mega food processing zone in Telangana MoU signed for Rs.6000 cr mega food processing zone in Telangana
- November 04, 2017

It welcomes to host a congregation of global investors and business leaders of major food companies from November 3 to 5 in New Delhi . Keen on making giant strides in the food processing sector, India has simplified the regulatory mechanism for food products, globally benchmarked standards and speedier clearances for projects. (more...)
Ivanka Trump's dilemma: Trump reportedly blames Jared Kushner for the Mueller probe Ivanka Trump's dilemma: Trump reportedly blames Jared Kushner for the Mueller probe
- November 04, 2017

Jared Kushner voluntarily handed over documents just days after former Donald Trump campaign advisors were indicted . Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman wrote that Trump told former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon that he blamed Kushner "for his role in the decisions, specifically the firings of" Flynn and Comey. (more...)
Rwanda outpacing Canada in closing gender gap
- November 04, 2017

But since then women's steady advances in the areas of education, health and political representation have plateaued, and for the fourth year running, equality in the workplace has slipped further from view. The report also reveals that on average, 66 per cent of women's work in India is unpaid, compared to 12 per cent of men's work. Women across the world are still, on average, earning less than men by a large amount. (more...)
Supreme Court Constitution bench begins hearing on Delhi-Centre governance row
- November 04, 2017

Constitutional collegiality, observed the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday hearing an appeal preferred by the AAP Government in Delhi challenging a Delhi High Court order confirming the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) as the administrative head of the National Capital Territory, was probably on the mind of the Constitution-makers when they included provisions applicable to the exercise of administrative power in various territories of India. (more...)
Thornton Police have Walmart shooting suspect in custody Thornton Police have Walmart shooting suspect in custody
- November 03, 2017

Coroner Monica Broncucia-Jordan said Thursday that 52-year-old Pamela Marques, 66-year-old Carlos Moreno, and 26-year-old Victor Vasquez died in the shooting. The two men died inside the store while the woman died later at a nearby hospital. However, a Thornton PD spokesperson did refer to the shooting as a heinous act. (more...)