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Labor senator suffers verbal assault, says racism is getting worse in Australia Labor senator suffers verbal assault, says racism is getting worse in Australia
- November 09, 2017

Eventually another politician, Labor MP Tim Watts , interjects by asking the men, " What race is dickhead? ". He was ordering drinks at the bar when he was approached by a group of men who called him a " terrorist " and a "monkey", and told him to "go back to Iran ". (more...)
How Does More Gun Control Lead to More Gun Violence? How Does More Gun Control Lead to More Gun Violence?
- November 09, 2017

Not all mass shootings could have been prevented by background checks. Paul Ryan suggests that thoughts and prayers are always the right thing, because " prayer works ". Supporters of unfettered access to firearms have been quick to point to the heroic actions of the Texan who confronted the shooter in Sunday's church massacre as evidence that the wide availability of guns enables Americans to defend themselves. (more...)
American candidates targeted by racist flyers win American candidates targeted by racist flyers win
- November 09, 2017

Within the same week, a mayoral candidate in nearby Hoboken , N.J., became the target of xenophobic fliers left on doorsteps and tucked underneath windshield wipers. 1015 Radio that some residents may not have embraced her as she was campaigning but that she was shocked by the outright racism of the campaign mailer. (more...)
Navy will carry out rare three-carrier exercise in Sea of Japan Navy will carry out rare three-carrier exercise in Sea of Japan
- November 09, 2017

The announcement made no mention of the exercise coinciding with Trump's Asia trip, but the maneuvers are connected with a string of US moves to showcase USA military strength as Washington and its allies put diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons program and cease the testing of ballistic missiles. (more...)
Police shocked to find python hiding in man's trousers after drunken fight Police shocked to find python hiding in man's trousers after drunken fight
- November 09, 2017

The suspect told police he had a snake in his trousers and removed a 14-inch royal python, according to The Associated Press . The drunk 19-year-old was stopped by police following reports he was acting aggressively towards another man in Darmstadt, Hesse. (more...)
Paul elects former council member as mayor in historic vote Paul elects former council member as mayor in historic vote
- November 09, 2017

Paul Port Authority, who was among hundreds of Carter supporters gathered at the Union Depot Tuesday night. Saying he was elated and humbled by the win, Carter, surrounded by his family, thanked supporters and spoke candidly about what he overcame in his bid to become the first Black mayor of Minnesota's capital city. (more...)
Jenny Durkan to Become First Out Lesbian Mayor of Seattle Jenny Durkan to Become First Out Lesbian Mayor of Seattle
- November 09, 2017

But it's Durkan, a former USA attorney, who's expected to clinch the seat. It's wasn't so long ago that Seattle had an openly gay mayor. Short sum-up of the second round of election results, released this afternoon : No changes in Seattle/King County races. (more...)
Drunk dad passes out on lawn while tot drowns blocks away: cops Drunk dad passes out on lawn while tot drowns blocks away: cops
- November 09, 2017

Paramedics attempted CPR to revive Anakin at the scene, but the toddler was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police agencies in OH and Pennsylvania launched an investigation after Anakin's death, Fox 8 reports. The 5-year-old boy was found a short time after he went missing, police told Fox 8. David Gammon , 35, was charged on Tuesday in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son Anakin. (more...)
Saudi-Led Coalition Removes Blockade on Major Yemeni Port of Aden Saudi-Led Coalition Removes Blockade on Major Yemeni Port of Aden
- November 09, 2017

U.N. Organization for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Spokesman Jens Laerke said food, medicine and fuel are not allowed to enter Yemen, making life more hard for millions of people in this war-torn country. The UN aid chief said humanitarian flights must be allowed to resume to the rebel-held capital Sanaa and to the government-controlled city of Aden. (more...)
Air Force takes responsibility for database crisis involving Texas gunman Air Force takes responsibility for database crisis involving Texas gunman
- November 09, 2017

Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who said he was writing legislation that would "prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence" from purchasing a firearm. The Air Force lapse in the case is now under review by the Pentagon's inspector general. It cited several reasons for the lapses, including ambiguous Pentagon guidelines and a lack of interest among the military services in submitting information to an Federal Bureau of Investigation viewed as chronically overburdened with data. (more...)
Newborn left in 'Safe Haven' box at northern in fire station Newborn left in 'Safe Haven' box at northern in fire station
- November 09, 2017

Baby Boxes are installed in a wall of a fire station. Smith pressed for the box after several babies were found abandoned in LaPorte County over several years, though Pawlik said the department initially faced criticism for installing the box. (more...)
Pelicans vs. Pacers NBA Predictions Against the Spread 11/7/17 Pelicans vs. Pacers NBA Predictions Against the Spread 11/7/17
- November 09, 2017

The Pacers return home did not solve their recent woes as they dropped their third straight game in a 117-112 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans . IN was paced by Darren Collison as he had 15 points, 10 assists and five rebounds in the loss at NY. (more...)
Veterans to be honored Friday
- November 09, 2017

Mark Burke. Chetek-Weyerhaeuser students have been encouraged to invite a veteran to the school for the program, and will share a coffee and doughnut social before the school's program. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held in the Black Hawk gymnasium. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont schools will hold similar celebrations on Wednesday and Thursday with more than 40 veterans planning to attend. (more...)
New poll indicates unfavorable support ratings for Trump New poll indicates unfavorable support ratings for Trump
- November 09, 2017

The next highest disapproval rating among presidents stretching back to Dwight Eisenhower was 41 percent, for Bill Clinton, in 1993. Regarding the escalating tension between the US and North Korea , 51 percent say they trust him "not at all" in dealing with the situation. (more...)
Jack Wilshere responds when asked if Tottenham best side in North London Jack Wilshere responds when asked if Tottenham best side in North London
- November 09, 2017

They finished above us last year, and we want to finish above them this year". "We'll be ready for it". Whilst for many Claret supporters, 28-year-old Cork has been a key part of Sean Dyche's set-up in propelling the Lancashire side to reach the heady heights of the Premier League's top-six so far this campaign, the omission of a number of other viable replacements has raised eyebrows. (more...)
Donald Trump Impeachment Vote Will Happen Before Christmas, Texas Lawmaker Says Donald Trump Impeachment Vote Will Happen Before Christmas, Texas Lawmaker Says
- November 09, 2017

House of Representatives, Mr. Speaker, on the impeachment of the president". "I now announce that before Christmas, there will be a vote on the chief inciter of racism, bigotry, hatred, xenophobia, sexism and ethnocentrism", he said on the House floor, adding that he prayed the United States will "continue to reject what the inciter in chief, Donald J. (more...)
Senate Dems, Led by Feinstein, Introduce Assault Weapons Ban Senate Dems, Led by Feinstein, Introduce Assault Weapons Ban
- November 09, 2017

It is co-sponsored by 22 Democrats, including Feinstein's fellow California Sen. "We're introducing an updated Assault Weapons Ban for one reason: so that after every mass shooting with a military-style assault weapon , the American people will know that a tool to reduce these massacres is sitting in the Senate , ready for debate and a vote", Sen. (more...)
U.S. to stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia U.S. to stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia
- November 09, 2017

For the first time in a decade, three US aircraft carriers - USS Nimitz , USS Ronald Reagan , and USS Theodore Roosevelt - will drill together in the Western Pacific. The U.S. leader, who will visit South Korea on Tuesday, has rattled some allies with his vow to "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary to defend the United States or its allies, and with his dismissal of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. (more...)
Vice President Pence to visit Sutherland Springs massacre victims Wednesday Vice President Pence to visit Sutherland Springs massacre victims Wednesday
- November 09, 2017

Trump was traveling in Asia on Wednesday. Pence will arrive in Indy at 4:15 p.m. for the 5:15 roundtable. Pence will be joined by his wife, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and representatives Will Hurd (R-Helotes) and Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo). (more...)
Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says
- November 08, 2017

He was frequently seen visiting the Blimpie's. Her Mini Cooper was found near Ocean View in Norfolk, and her cell phone was discovered in a dumpster on Tallyho Terrace. Documents say that during an interview with investigators, Brown confessed to kidnapping Billie, but not killing her. Billie had Brown's DNA on her body, prosecutors said, according to NBC . (more...)
Woman Who Sabotaged Fiancé's Kayak Is Sentenced to Up to 4 Years Woman Who Sabotaged Fiancé's Kayak Is Sentenced to Up to 4 Years
- November 08, 2017

As part of her guilty plea, Graswald - a Latvian national - admitted to pulling out the plug to Viafore's kayak before they set out on the river on a day when conditions were risky. "This entire process was incredibly one-sided and unjust". The victim's body was found three weeks after he disappeared by a fisherman near the U.S. (more...)
Venice to restrict cruise ship access to protect its historic buildings
- November 08, 2017

The Government of Italy has chose to ban big cruise ships from docking in Venice and sailing on the precious canals passed the famous St. Mark's square. Under the new rule, large vessels will be diverted to a neighbouring industrial town, Marghera. "This takes into account all the jobs created by the cruise industry, which we absolutely couldn't afford to lose, and we can start to work seriously on planning cruises", he added. (more...)
Puigdemont se entrega a la policía en Bélgica Puigdemont se entrega a la policía en Bélgica
- November 08, 2017

Los seis son investigados por delitos de rebelión , sedición , malversación de fondos públicos, además de prevaricación y desobediencia . A la cita del 2 de noviembre sí asistieron el exvicepresidente de la Generalitat Oriol Junqueras y otros siete consejeros del gobierno catalán, los cuales se encuentran bajo prisión incondicional. (more...)
O autor do massacre durante um culto no Texas O autor do massacre durante um culto no Texas
- November 08, 2017

As idades dos mortos variam entre 18 meses e 77 anos de idade, um indicativo de que o assassino tentou fazer maior número de vítimas possível. Há uma forte presença da polícia e dos bombeiros na igreja e helicópteros foram ao local para transportar vítimas a hospitais. (more...)
Trump Peddles His Private Golf Club During South Korea Speech Trump Peddles His Private Golf Club During South Korea Speech
- November 08, 2017

That's right: South Korea's Sung Hyun Park captured her first major, while South Korean amateur Hye-Jin Choi took second en-route to eight South Koreans finishing inside the top 10. Donald Trump is doing it now... President Donald Trump is on an extended trip to Asia this week, and much like when he is in the USA, the subject of golf keeps coming up. (more...)
Woman Unseats GOP Lawmaker Who Made Sexist Joke About Women's March Woman Unseats GOP Lawmaker Who Made Sexist Joke About Women's March
- November 08, 2017

Carman, a freeholder for New Jersey's Atlantic County, posted a meme in January that read, "Will the women's protest be over in time for them to cook dinner?" on his Facebook page, along with a caption he added himself: "Just asking?" Carman's humble pie was served up last night when he lost his re-election bid to a first-time candidate who, irked by his post, made a decision to run in the hopes of showing him the err of his opinion. (more...)
Judge issues gag order in Paul Manafort, Rick Gates money laundering case Judge issues gag order in Paul Manafort, Rick Gates money laundering case
- November 08, 2017

It orders the parties, the lawyers and potential witnesses not to make statements to the media or in public settings "that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case". . Jackson has indicated she may release the defendants after they reach an agreement to disclose assets and she approves a satisfactory bail package. (more...)
In Korea, Melania Trump gets upstaged by a K-pop star In Korea, Melania Trump gets upstaged by a K-pop star
- November 08, 2017

Lee gave her a stuffed tiger Soohorang, one of the mascots of the Olympics. Also, she said she was sure that everyone was looking forward to the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Games and that the global sports event would offer all an incredible opportunity to help "bring the world together" through the love of sports. (more...)
Twitter Publicizes and Executes Character Limit Expansion
- November 08, 2017

Beloved Sesame Street character Cookie Monster used his first tweet to extol the virtues of something he's particularly passionate about. Fancy a VIP trip to Las Vegas for two people? Struggling social-media darlings Twitter and Snapchat are taking on new looks as the services seek wider audiences in the shadow of Facebook. (more...)
"I don't remember" meeting at center of Russian Federation probe
- November 08, 2017

Bond was preliminarily set at $10 million for Manafort and $5 million for Gates after they surrendered to authorities on October 30. She set a bail hearing for Monday. Mr. Mueller announced the charges against Mr. Manafort, 68, and Mr. Gates, 45, and that a third Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about meetings with Russian intermediaries. (more...)

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