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Cult leader and polygamist arrested after three people found dead on ranch
- November 07, 2017

USA national Orson William Black Jr was detained in the Mexican border state of Chihuahua over the weekend, alongside his four wives and 22 other Americans, including some minors. A number of vehicles were seized during the raid, including vans and motorcycles sporting both USA and Mexican licence plates, and witnesses also saw officers from the Drug Enforcement Administration at the scene. (more...)
Trump calls for investigation into Clinton ties to dossier Trump calls for investigation into Clinton ties to dossier
- November 06, 2017

And although the White House maintains that Trump's tweets are "official record", it says Trump has not ordered Sessions or the Federal Bureau of Investigation to do anything related to Democrats. Also at issue is Anthony Podesta's abrupt departure from the Podesta Group, a powerful Washington lobbying firm he founded, after reports he, too, is swept up in special counsel Robert Mueller's sweeping Russian Federation probe. (more...)
Fox News stops running TV ad calling for Trump impeachment Fox News stops running TV ad calling for Trump impeachment
- November 06, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday downplayed the idea that Democrats will seek to impeach Trump if they take back the House in next year's midterm elections. But according to Steyer, who released his own flame-throwing statement in response, the timing of the network's decision makes it suspect. "It shows no respect for democracy". (more...)
Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week
- November 06, 2017

The cold front will track through the northeast with rain and thunderstorms on Monday, according to The Weather Channel . The snow could continue into Tuesday as the forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of snow showers then. The mercury will rise to a high temperature of 58 degrees. The evening will be mostly clear with a low of around 27. Friday and Saturday will see the coldest temperatures, forecasters believe. (more...)
Ramaphosa announces Pandor for deputy for #CR17 Ramaphosa announces Pandor for deputy for #CR17
- November 06, 2017

Ramaphosa further announced that his slate would also include Senzo Mchunu , who was removed as KwaZulu-Natal Premier a year ago, as secretary-general, Mantashe as national chairman and ANC chairman in Gauteng, Paul Mashatile , as treasurer-general. (more...)
Poll Shows Tie Ahead Of Va. Gubernatorial Election Poll Shows Tie Ahead Of Va. Gubernatorial Election
- November 06, 2017

Just one day before voters head to the polls in the Virginia gubernatorial race, Democrat Ralph Northam holds a five-point edge over Republican Ed Gillespie, according to a new Fox News poll . A Fox News poll conducted October 15-17 found Northam had a had a seven-point lead (49-42 percent). Aside from Independents, Wason says likely voters are firmly in their partisan corners. (more...)
2017 set to rank as one of the hottest years ever recorded 2017 set to rank as one of the hottest years ever recorded
- November 06, 2017

Though 2016 and 2015 have seen an exceptionally strong El Nino that boosted temperatures, 2017, without an El Nino influence, is still set to be the warmest year on record, the report predicts. Average global temperature from January to September 2017 was approximately 1.1°C above the pre-industrial era. Parts of southern Europe, including Italy, North Africa, parts of east and southern Africa and the Asian part of the Russian Federation endured their warmest-ever years, while northwestern ... (more...)
Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad
- November 06, 2017

The attack took place at around 6 p.m. local time and the assailants managed to escape, Khogiani added. Iqbal, a father or five, belonged to Pakistan's northeastern Sialkot city. No group has claimed responsibility for the abduction. In July this year, Afghan security forces recovered two Pakistani diplomatic officials who were kidnapped from Jalalabad on June 16 as they were travelling back to Pakistan via road. (more...)
Here are the gun control policies that majorities in both parties support Here are the gun control policies that majorities in both parties support
- November 06, 2017

Despite the persistent calls for tighter gun control laws after each horrific incident, Congress, pressured by the NRA and its enormous lobby, fails each and every time to pass meaningful gun legislation. One organization, however, has remained silent: the National Rifle Association . One can only hope that the tragic events in Las Vegas may change this. (more...)
UK Says Briton Kidnapped in Nigeria Last Month Killed, Three Others Released UK Says Briton Kidnapped in Nigeria Last Month Killed, Three Others Released
- November 06, 2017

The four, who were working with a Christian medical charity in southern Nigeria's Delta state, were kidnapped last month. The Foreign Office said that Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan have returned to their families, but Ian Squire "was tragically killed". (more...)
Police officer stabbed at Edinburgh college
- November 06, 2017

Police were called to Edinburgh College shortly after 9am in response to reports of a man threatening to harm himself. He was taken to Edinburgh Royal infirmary for treatment to injuries which are not life-threatening. The officer is not thought to be seriously injured. Andrea MacDonald, chairwoman of the Scottish Police Federation, said: "I would like to commend the bravery of all of the police officers who attended this incident, undoubtedly their actions in protecting the public ... (more...)
Russian lawyer: Trump Jr. suggested review of sanctions law in meeting Russian lawyer: Trump Jr. suggested review of sanctions law in meeting
- November 06, 2017

Bloomberg reported on Monday that Veselnitskaya made the remarks during a television interview in Moscow . The Trump camp has routinely denied any allegations of collusion. At worst, Trump Jr.is guilty of colluding with a foreign government to influence an election. "If it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer, " Trump Jr. (more...)
Ranveer Singh bids farewell to his 'Padmavati' character Alauddin Khilji Ranveer Singh bids farewell to his 'Padmavati' character Alauddin Khilji
- November 06, 2017

The actress is not just looking the part playing the most handsome woman, but even nailing every frame with her talent. A Padukone soiree cannot be complete without Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan, Karan Johar , Alia Bhatt , Sidharth Malhotra and Aditya Roy Kapur. (more...)
Priti Patel rebuked by Theresa May - but escapes sack - over Israel meetings Priti Patel rebuked by Theresa May - but escapes sack - over Israel meetings
- November 06, 2017

Theresa May reprimanded Priti Patel this morning after the global development secretary had a string of official meetings in Israel during a "family holiday" without telling the foreign office in advance. She also apologized for implying in quotes published last Friday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was aware of the trip in advance. Ms Patel said: "The Foreign and Commonwealth Office was aware of my visit while it was underway". (more...)
Talks continue as Ontario colleges' strike enters 4th week Talks continue as Ontario colleges' strike enters 4th week
- November 06, 2017

OPSEU hs turned down the latest management offer and the college bargaining team is asking that the strike be suspended and professors return to classes. The two sides returned to the bargaining table last Thursday for the first time since the strike began late on October 15. "We have asked the Labour Board to schedule a vote and let our faculty decide", said Ms. (more...)
Only Way To Secure All North Korea Nukes Is US Ground Invasion Only Way To Secure All North Korea Nukes Is US Ground Invasion
- November 06, 2017

After arriving in Tokyo on Sunday, Trump warned that "no dictator" should underestimate the United States, in a thinly veiled reference to North Korea . They say such an action could quickly result in hundreds of thousands, even millions of deaths. There are about 18,000 civil defense shelters across South Korea. (more...)
President Trump to golf Tokyo 2020 Olympics course with Abe, Matsuyama President Trump to golf Tokyo 2020 Olympics course with Abe, Matsuyama
- November 06, 2017

Trump said that he had already completed the legal foundation for trade negotiations, but that the specific actions would have to meet 30, 90, 120 day notification periods. Tokyo had pushed to preserve the Trans- Pacific Partnership, which Trump has abandoned. "We will have much bigger trade with the way we're doing it right now, and it will be a much less complex situation". (more...)
China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan quadrilateral won't damage 'third party' China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan quadrilateral won't damage 'third party'
- November 06, 2017

China, however, saw the proposal as a threat to its influence in the region. The reaction comes hours after the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that it hoped the "quadrilateral meeting" would not target a "third party" interest. Freedom of navigation is referred to unhindered movement of ships and flights in the disputed the South China Sea where Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Taiwan have counterclaims over the resource-rich area. (more...)
India participating in 'largest-ever' Israeli aerial drills India participating in 'largest-ever' Israeli aerial drills
- November 06, 2017

Maneuvers the Blue flag will be the most large-scale aviation exercises in the country's history. It is noted that the maneuvers the Blue flag, which will last until November 16, will be the largest worldwide air exercise in the history of the country. (more...)
Matthew Scully-Hicks convicted of murdering adopted baby Elsie Matthew Scully-Hicks convicted of murdering adopted baby Elsie
- November 06, 2017

Prosecuting barrister Paul Lewis told Cardiff Crown Court that Elsie's death was "the tragic culmination of a course of violent conduct on (Scully-Hicks') part towards a defenceless child". "The evidence put forward by the CPS proved that Matthew Scully-Hicks was not only responsible for those injuries, but that he meant to seriously harm her". (more...)
Boris Johnson's 'serious mistake' could extend British woman's prison sentence in Iran Boris Johnson's 'serious mistake' could extend British woman's prison sentence in Iran
- November 06, 2017

Now, Johnson may have put her campaign for release in jeopardy after making an error at the Foreign Affairs Select Committee meeting, telling them that she "was training journalists in Iran". Allen went onto urge the foreign secretary to visit Zaghari-Ratcliffe in prison, "As soon as it can be arranged" and said that the United Kingdom government should use all its influence to make she was released as soon as possible and allowed to travel back to the United Kingdom with her young daughter. (more...)
Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA
- November 06, 2017

In a news conference in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Leo Herrera-Lim said there were a number of venues for the two leaders to meet, including the welcome dinner and the gala dinner for state leaders. "The agenda of the upcoming summit in Da Nang [a town in Vietnam], which prioritizes the search for the optimal schemes of regional economic integration and measures to overcome the challenges of the contemporary stage of development, will offer good possibilities for promoting ... (more...)
George W. Bush Bashes Cheney, Rumsfeld: 'They Didn't Make One F****** Decision'
- November 06, 2017

Bush's tenure, Bush said according to a new book, The Hill reports . "And I'm not too excited about him being a leader". The White House deprecated the inheritance of only two existing Republican presidents to forego Donald Trump , after reports that both men admonished Trump in interviews previous year and declined to vote for him. (more...)
USA confirms partial resumption of Turkey visas after assurances from Ankara
- November 06, 2017

Last month, the United States halted most visa services for Turkish citizens after Turkish authorities arrested Metin Topuz, a Turkish employee at the US consulate in Istanbul, deepening already strained ties between Ankara and Washington. The move came after a U.S. consulate staff member in Istanbul was arrested for allegedly having ties to Fethullah Gulen. It added that there were also assurances that local staff would not be "detained or arrested for performing their official duties". (more...)
Maharashtra minister apologises for 'sexist' remark Maharashtra minister apologises for 'sexist' remark
- November 06, 2017

However, he said the comments were made in a lighter vein, as he had made it clear in the Sunday's event itself. "That's why I asked you what's the name of your brand, you said Maharaja, so how would the sale increase, rename it as Maharani, and just see", he said at a public event. (more...)
Gorakhpur: 58 deaths in 4 days, says BRD Hospital Gorakhpur: 58 deaths in 4 days, says BRD Hospital
- November 06, 2017

Dozens of babies died over four days last week at a hospital hit by the deaths of more than 100 infants in August, local media reported. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala accused the Bharatiya Janata Party government of inaction, while others expressed dismay at the continuing loss of children's lives. (more...)
Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos
- November 06, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign , the world's largest LGBTQ organization, also publicly announced that the company had also blocked search results for #gay, but as of now search results appear for #gay (and its unclear if they were ever blocked to begin with, as no other outlet has reported it). (more...)
Nitish wants reservation for backwards in pvt sector jobs; supports Patidars also Nitish wants reservation for backwards in pvt sector jobs; supports Patidars also
- November 06, 2017

But there should be a debate on the issue at national level. "Be it either contract or outsourced jobs, the companies will have to follow the state's reservation rules, if there are using the state government fund", the CM said. Many people used to find some kinds of jobs in informal sector but that has reached a point of saturation, resulting in complaints from different sections of people, Kumar had said. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans: 3 key matchups to watch Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans: 3 key matchups to watch
- November 06, 2017

Hall was the most recent with five interceptions in five games, joining Albert Lewis in 1985, Willie Buchanon in 1978 and Mike Haynes in 1976. Officials flagged Ravens linebacker Za'Darius Smith for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Mariota in the second quarter, but it wasn't enough for the Titans left tackle. (more...)
ISIS Southeast Asia has new 'emir' - PNP chief
- November 06, 2017

Military spokesman Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the killing of the 11 "stragglers" in daylong clashes Sunday was part of clearing operations in a harbor area of Marawi, where the military ended its massive offensive on October 23 after quelling the insurrection and sending a few remaining gunmen into hiding. (more...)

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