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Michael Fallon Resigns As Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Resigns As Defence Secretary
- November 01, 2017

The Tory veteran was caught up in the sexual harassment scandal sweeping Westminster earlier this week, when it emerged that he had repeatedly put his hand on a journalist's knee during a party conference dinner in 2002. The veteran MP for Sevenoaks was the first cabinet minister to be identified in the scandal which has engulfed British politics, with allegations levelled at nearly 40 Conservative MPs and ministers. (more...)
ISIS inspired terror attack in Manhattan
- November 01, 2017

America was subjected to its first European-style attack in which an ISIS-inspired terrorist drives a vehicle through a street running over people, as seen earlier in France, Britain, Germany, Sweden and Spain. The suspect, identified as Sayfullo Saipov, left a note in the truck saying the attack was in the name of the Islamic State terror group. De Blasio said the incident was "an act of terror". (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency releases new tranche of materials seized in 2011 bin Laden raid
- November 01, 2017

The agency released nearly 470,000 files, including letters and audio files. CIA Director Mike Pompeo called for the data dump "in the interest of transparency and to enhance public understanding of al-Qa'ida and its former leader". Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been pushing for the full release of the CIA's documents from the raid for months. The released documents also video scenes from the wedding of Hamza bin Laden, Osama's eldest son, whom al Qaeda is reportedly grooming for a ... (more...)
Conor McGregor Reveals His Likely Next Opponent
- November 01, 2017

If it happens - maybe it will - who knows? I would beat him. I would beat him. "No, we haven't spoken. I respect what he has done". The charismatic superstar from Ireland is finally ready to make his return to the Octagon after spending the majority of 2017 embroiled in negotiations and then later preparing for a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. (more...)
Accused Australian drug mule to learn fate Accused Australian drug mule to learn fate
- November 01, 2017

However, as part of the deal, Sainsbury may have spend two years in Colombia on parole after she is released. The plea deal, struck with prosecutors in July, was to serve a reduced prison term in exchange for accepting responsibility for drug trafficking and naming those behind the smuggling ring. (more...)
Donald Trump is Donald Trump is "incurably mentally deranged" says North Korea
- November 01, 2017

He said North Korea has tens of thousands of artillery guns and short-range missiles at the military demarcation line, and the North's officers are trained to open fire on the South in response to any bombing or a US military strike. In the South Trump is due to address parliament, visit a USA military base, and hold a summit with Moon, although he will not go to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas. (more...)
Balfour Declaration: How 67 words changed the course history Balfour Declaration: How 67 words changed the course history
- November 01, 2017

The British government has said it will mark Thursday's anniversary "with pride", with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attend a dinner in London with his British counterpart Theresa May. The ambassador also criticized the current United Kingdom government for its refusal to apologize for its role in Israel's usurpation of Palestinian land in 1948. (more...)
Arlington police officer shot in stand off Arlington police officer shot in stand off
- November 01, 2017

An Arlington police officer is in the hospital this morning after getting shot in a stand off. The suspect has also been shot, but could still be inside. Police said the injured officer was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. About 7 p.m., officers broke down a backyard fence along Kelly Hill and began escorting out nearby residents who had been on lockdown. (more...)
Gas prices on the rise in IL
- November 01, 2017

The company that tracks gas prices and trends sent out a message for customers Wednesday saying IN is one of about five Midwestern states where prices are going up sharply. According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on October 30 in Modesto have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.58/gallon in 2016, $2.58 in 2015, $3.17 in 2014, $3.56 in 2013 and $3.97/gallon in 2012. (more...)
JP Morgan Boosts Rating On Banco Santander Brasil SA Ameri (BSBR) JP Morgan Boosts Rating On Banco Santander Brasil SA Ameri (BSBR)
- November 01, 2017

It also offers foreign exchange products, over the counter derivatives and investments to all of its clients, including institutional investors, corporate clients and individuals. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/01/strs-ohio-sells-500000-shares-of-banco-santander-chile-bsac.html. (more...)
US Senate confirms Joan Larsen to 6th Circuit Court US Senate confirms Joan Larsen to 6th Circuit Court
- November 01, 2017

Gorsuch's old seat on the 10th Circuit. Larsen was nominated to the lifetime position by President Donald Trump on May 8. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder named Larsen, 48, to the Michigan Supreme Court just over two years ago. MI U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, and Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Twp., voted yes on the nomination, joining Republicans and a handful of other Democrats. (more...)
Sanders holds White House news briefing Sanders holds White House news briefing
- November 01, 2017

Mueller's team unveiled charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his top aide, Rick Gates , for alleged conspiracy, failure to register as foreign agents and hiding millions of dollars in lobbying income. The meeting never took place, which Sanders cited as evidence that Papadopoulos was not a key player. Mrs. Sanders said that the Trump campaign has always fully cooperated with the investigation, including turning over all of Mr. (more...)
Trump Will Consider Sending NYC Terrorist to Guantanamo Bay Trump Will Consider Sending NYC Terrorist to Guantanamo Bay
- November 01, 2017

The president added, "Diversity lottery". But during the election, Trump said he had different priorities. "We don't want lotteries", Trump said, referring to the "Diversity Visa Lottery Program", which the suspect reportedly entered the USA under. (more...)
Dhaka summons Pakistani envoy over Zia video Dhaka summons Pakistani envoy over Zia video
- November 01, 2017

Acting Foreign Secretary Kamrul Ahsan confirmed the development with Anadolu Agency, saying the video post had been made on the official Facebook page of the Pakistani High Commission. Meanwhile, the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's March 7 speech, which served as a source of inspiration for numerous freedom fighters, has been recognised by UNESCO has part of the world's documentary heritage, Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova announced on Monday. (more...)
Navy report: June, August ship collisions were preventable Navy report: June, August ship collisions were preventable
- November 01, 2017

Two months later, on August 21, the destroyer John S. McCain and Liberian-flagged container ship Alnic MC collided near the Straits of Malacca, causing the deaths of another 10 sailors . The USS Fitzgerald's collision with Philippine-flagged tanker ACX Crystal on June 17 and the USS John McCain's collision with Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker Alnic MC on August 21 were both the result of "multiple failures by watch standers" to follow Navy procedures and exercise sound ... (more...)
NYC terror suspect had run-ins with the law in Missouri NYC terror suspect had run-ins with the law in Missouri
- November 01, 2017

He was cited in Platte County, in western Missouri. Saipov was at a scale house off Interstate 29 near the 24-mile marker when he was given the ticket, Stosberg said. He never showed up to his November 2016 court appearance. He was arrested in October of 2016 by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and posted his bond in St. (more...)
NYC terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov arrest - Police swarm 2 NJ locations NYC terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov arrest - Police swarm 2 NJ locations
- November 01, 2017

Day said he doesn't know where Saipov was heading or what he was hauling. The Omar Mosque in Paterson , N.J., located near Saipov's home, is among multiple Muslim houses of worship in the NY metro area being studied by the NYPD as possible locations for "budding terrorist conspiracies", NorthJersey.com reported. (more...)
Trump throws curveball in tax talks, says bill should include Obamacare changes Trump throws curveball in tax talks, says bill should include Obamacare changes
- November 01, 2017

The ad, funded by the Republican National Committee and approved by Trump, claims Democrats obstructed the president's health care efforts, even though it was the Senate Republican majority that failed to get enough support to pass its bill. (more...)
Haryana government orders teachers to undergo priest training ahead of religious event Haryana government orders teachers to undergo priest training ahead of religious event
- November 01, 2017

Ahead of the "mela" (festival) at Yamunanagar Temple, a freaky diktat by the ML Khattar government in Haryana has been a cause of huge tension for some teachers. BJP leader Jawahar Yadav has claimed that teachers were not called for priest training. "If the government carries out action against us, we will protest against them", said Jaydev Arya, Teachers' Association State Advisor. (more...)
NJ sues OxyContin maker, links marketing to opioid crisis NJ sues OxyContin maker, links marketing to opioid crisis
- November 01, 2017

Purdue Pharma issued the following statement to KYW Newsradio when contacted about the allegations. The state said Purdue misled people into believing OxyContin and other opioids could treat chronic pain over the long term, as an alternative to over-the-counter medication such as Advil and Tylenol, though there were no studies showing their safety and effectiveness beyond 12 weeks. (more...)
Former Stamford woman found guilty of murder Former Stamford woman found guilty of murder
- November 01, 2017

Jemma Lilley, 26, who moved to Australia after leaving school in the United Kingdom, was found to have murdered Aaron Pajich, 18, an autistic man who the Perth court heard inhabited a child's world. "Profiling techniques will be re-written to accommodate SOS", Lenon wrote, admiringly describing Lilley as a "genuine psychopath of enormous control and power". (more...)
Taxi hits pedestrians in central London; not terror Taxi hits pedestrians in central London; not terror
- November 01, 2017

The London Transport Authority tweeted a "serious collision" had been reported on Wednesday night, local time. "Police were called to reports of a taxi in collision with pedestrians in Southampton Street. We provide comprehensive coverage of domestic and foreign news, business, sport, entertainment, science and technology, aiming to keep our intellectually curious readers interested and engaged . (more...)
BJP leader seeks minority status for Hindus in 8 states BJP leader seeks minority status for Hindus in 8 states
- November 01, 2017

The plea has also been addressed to Minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that it was the "duty of the State to move beyond the minority-majority binary communal politics, which ironically passes for secularism in this country, has been the bane of our democracy". (more...)
Bill shielding Mueller from Trump unlikely Bill shielding Mueller from Trump unlikely
- November 01, 2017

The indictment disclosed on Monday charged Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates with conspiracy against the USA, money laundering, failing to register as a foreign agent and other crimes related to their political work in Ukraine and the millions of dollars they received for it. (more...)
Bride accused of killing 16 in-laws in attempt to poison husband
- November 01, 2017

When he refused the drink, her mother-in-law then tipped the milk into a Value-Added Tax used to make lassi , a yoghurt-based drink. According to UPI , the alleged lover is a cousin whom Bibi had hoped to marry. Police said the woman was upset as she had been forced into an arranged marriage in September. Bibi and Lashari appeared before a judge in the city of Muzaffargarh on Tuesday, where she told reporters that she was angered over her parents' decision to marry her to a man against ... (more...)
Whoever lives in Karnataka must learn Kannada: CM Siddaramaiah Whoever lives in Karnataka must learn Kannada: CM Siddaramaiah
- November 01, 2017

He said, "I am not against learning any language". "I'm not saying don't learn any other language". I'm not against any language. Highlighting his stint as the chairperson of the Kannada Kavalu Samiti (Kannada protection committee), Siddaramaiah said: "It is because of this that we have ordered that all schools, whether CBSE or ICSE, have to teach the Kannada language". (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah releases apps to connect with citizens CM Siddaramaiah releases apps to connect with citizens
- November 01, 2017

With a view to have the data on sowing pattern and crop that comes in handy to the government when compensation has to be distributed in case of natural calamities, The Farmers' Crop Survey app has also been launched. Siddaramaiah said that at an age when every person has access to a smartphone, the government could connect to the people directly through Citizen Connect app . (more...)
Early voting begins Friday for November 18 runoff election Early voting begins Friday for November 18 runoff election
- November 01, 2017

Early voting numbers include paper ballots that are cast as absentee by people who can not vote in person and people who are coming into the board of elections' office to vote. On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. Vote! program. While we anticipate turnout to be extremely low based on historical data, I hope that we can all agree that voting in honor of our service members is a great reason to participate on Election Day. (more...)
Azerbaijani and Iranian Presidents meet in Tehran
- November 01, 2017

Irnia president Hassan Rouhani said during the press conference that next Iran-Russia-Azerbaijan summin will be held in Russia in 2018. Russia, Iran and Turkey, which back Syrian rebels, have organised a series of peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in 2017, agreeing on the establishment of "de-escalation" zones in various parts of the war-torn country. (more...)
China flies bombing runs near Guam China flies bombing runs near Guam
- November 01, 2017

The U.S. territory of Guam has already been mentioned a couple of times by North Korea as a possible missile strike target as tensions rise between America and the rogue nation, but a new report that China has practiced bombing runs against the island is raising new concerns. (more...)

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