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Rick Pitino knew of bribe to lure Brian Bowen to Louisville Rick Pitino knew of bribe to lure Brian Bowen to Louisville
- November 09, 2017

Former AAU basketball coach Christian Dawkins and a Louisville assistant coach were recorded by FBI investigators implicating Pitino. Pence said federal investigators reviewed Dawkins' phone calls from their wiretap and looked at Pitino's phone records . (more...)
Va. congressman Bob Goodlatte won't see re-election Va. congressman Bob Goodlatte won't see re-election
- November 09, 2017

With Goodlatte's tenure as chairman ending next year, Goodlatte called this a "natural stepping-off point" for his political career. In a tweet Thursday, the Virginia Republican said, "It's been an honor to serve #VA06 - thank you for your support and trust". (more...)
'Disturbing' findings: Airport screeners miss most weapons 'Disturbing' findings: Airport screeners miss most weapons
- November 09, 2017

CBS said it was "more than 70 percent", while ABC reported the number 80 percent was "in the ballpark". "We are focused on staying ahead of a dynamic threat to aviation with continued investment in the workforce, enhanced procedures and new technologies". (more...)
Boris Johnson praises Donald Trump as a 'great global brand' Boris Johnson praises Donald Trump as a 'great global brand'
- November 09, 2017

He also defended Trump's controversial tweets, saying they were an effective means of communication "no matter how rambunctious". "And, yes, a lot of people don't like it, but a lot of people relate to it". He gave the statement on Tuesday under pressure from Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband Richard who demanded that the foreign secretary say clearly that "she was just there on holiday". (more...)
International Development Secretary Priti Patel replaced & Theresa May's failing goverment International Development Secretary Priti Patel replaced & Theresa May's failing goverment
- November 09, 2017

But this time, at least, our prediction was on: Mordaunt is taking Patel's place in Cabinet. Fellow Brexit supporter Priti Patel resigned from the position on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials. "That means she must unequivocally commit to the spirit, as well as the letter, of Britain's pledge to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on worldwide development, and face down those in her party who want to merge DFID into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office". (more...)
(Update) TPP chief negotiators fail to agree on trade deal without US (Update) TPP chief negotiators fail to agree on trade deal without US
- November 09, 2017

Australian trade minister Steven Ciobo said the meeting was "very good" but did not confirm that agreement had been reached. Vietnam's foreign minister Pham Binh Minh started out the talks on Wednesday by underscoring the challenges faced by the members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum despite recent improvements in regional and global growth. (more...)
Twins kidnapped from Plymouth found in ME with mother, police say Twins kidnapped from Plymouth found in ME with mother, police say
- November 09, 2017

Plymouth Police Chief Michael Botieri told reporters that the girl's 35-year-old mother and her 38-year-old boyfriend, whose identities were not released by police, were arrested and are being charged with kidnapping. Police in MA said during a press conference that Ford and her boyfriend were taken into custody and were facing kidnapping charges. The girls' mother and her boyfriend have not yet been identified. (more...)
PSP merger won't affect PPP: Khursheed Shah PSP merger won't affect PPP: Khursheed Shah
- November 09, 2017

Soon after Sattar and Kamal's joint press conference, MQMP's Member of National Assembly (MNA) Ali Raza Abidi also announced to quit the party and resign from NA-251 seat. Both announced the formation of a new political party. He said he stands with the party's name and the election symbol. "Whatever our identity will be, it certainly won't be MQM because that name will always belong to the party's founder", the PSP chairman said, referring to the leader of MQM-London. (more...)
Dennis Rodman to Trump: 'Please Help Us' with North Korea Dennis Rodman to Trump: 'Please Help Us' with North Korea
- November 09, 2017

North Korea vowed to hold on to its nuclear arsenal as President Donald Trump arrived in South Korea on Tuesday. Moon would love to hear Trump abjure preventive war, but he will be relieved if the president simply sticks to a script that repeats prior USA policy statements on North Korea, and abstains from personal insults and threats toward Kim Jong Un that diminish prospects for diplomatic dialogue. (more...)
Trump, Xi to jointly fight terrorism in South Asia: China Trump, Xi to jointly fight terrorism in South Asia: China
- November 09, 2017

Xi said USA financial institutions were welcome to invest in the Belt And Road initiative - China's policy to boost trade and investment along traditional trade routes to Europe by improving infrastructure. Korean businesses do not have a plan to announce any investment plans in the US during Trump's visit from Tuesday to Wednesday as they already outlined a set of investment plans in June when President Moon visited the U.S. (more...)
GST Council meet in Guwahati today GST Council meet in Guwahati today
- November 09, 2017

Meanwhile, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi who is part of the GST Council has said that tax rates on 80 per cent items falling under the 28 per cent bracket are expected to be reduced. The various items that may become cheaper in the near future include wooden furniture, plastic products, toilet and bath accessories, shampoo, etc. (more...)
North Korea's Nuclear Tests Are Causing Birth Defects and Destroying the Environment
- November 09, 2017

Defectors claimed residents had received no warning prior to the tests being conducted and that local species such as trout and pine mushrooms have vanished following the first test in 2006. Using commercial satellite images North Korea monitoring organization 38 North identified "significant movement of equipment, mining carts, material and netting" in an area where little or no activity had been seen for the past several months. (more...)
Colombia announces record 12-ton cocaine seizure worth over US$360m Colombia announces record 12-ton cocaine seizure worth over US$360m
- November 09, 2017

Mr Santos linked the cocaine to the drug-trafficking gang known as the Gulf Clan, which has become one of the biggest threats to security since a peace deal was signed past year with FARC rebels. In addition to drugs, the gang deals in illegal mining and most of its estimated 1,500 members formerly served in the ranks of right-wing paramilitary groups. (more...)
Trump sees 'solution' to North Korea crisis in talks with Xi Trump sees 'solution' to North Korea crisis in talks with Xi
- November 09, 2017

While a senior White House official insisted earlier this week that Trump would make no trade-offs on his trade agenda in order to elicit more support from China in pressuring North Korea , Trump himself has signaled a willingness to make concessions on trade in exchange for stepped up pressure on Pyongyang from Beijing . (more...)
Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat
- November 09, 2017

Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) of China are presenting a united front following two days of meetings despite lingering differences over trade and North Korea. A sophisticated system has been built to deny online users within China access to blocked content. The United States and China had clashed on issues from cyber security to trade in the final years of the Obama administration, though they had struck a landmark climate deal during Obama's 2014 visit to ... (more...)
In Pakistan a passenger bus fell off the bridge In Pakistan a passenger bus fell off the bridge
- November 09, 2017

Abbas said that most of the injured were discharged from hospital after receiving medical treatment, but at least 10 seriously wounded passengers were sent to Rawalpindi, a garrison city adjoining the capital Islamabad . The bus fell from a height of about 46 meters. Following the reports of the accident, Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of human lives in the incident. (more...)
Indigo passenger manhandling: Airlines submits report, frames whistleblower as main culprit Indigo passenger manhandling: Airlines submits report, frames whistleblower as main culprit
- November 09, 2017

Air India recently took to Twitter to post their new ad, that reads, "Unbeatable Service" with "beat" written in a different colour. IndiGo Airlines on Tuesday issued an apology after a video surfaced in which an airline staff and a passenger can be seen engaging in a brawl at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Rep Responds to NYPD Investigation, Doesn't Think Indictment Is Imminent Harvey Weinstein Rep Responds to NYPD Investigation, Doesn't Think Indictment Is Imminent
- November 09, 2017

Weinstein's behalf in the appropriate course of the investigation, and we strongly believe we will demonstrate that no criminal charges are warranted". "This happened seven years ago. We immediately contacted the district attorney of NY, and we started working the case together". Since his hard fall from grace, Weinstein retreated to Phoenix for a voluntary rehab program. (more...)
Monorail services hit after fire in 2 coaches at Mysore Colony station Monorail services hit after fire in 2 coaches at Mysore Colony station
- November 09, 2017

While no casualties were reported, monorail services were cancelled on the route. However, the fire has now been controlled. The fire brigade immediately rushed to the spot, and the fire was doused within 15 minutes. However, the fire did not cause any injuries or loss of life as the Monorail was being taken from Wadala Monorail Depot to Chembur and it was empty. The two coaches of a train went up in flames around 5.20 am on Thursday. (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar's fond memories of Mumbai Ranji Trophy dressing room Sachin Tendulkar's fond memories of Mumbai Ranji Trophy dressing room
- November 09, 2017

Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer who returned back after India's series against New Zealand gave the team the necessary boost. "We have won 47 per cent of our matches so far". "Ranji Trophy is a platform for players to make a name and claim for national team earlier", said Rajput. As time went by, I grew up. Baroda, in contrast to Mumbai , are without the two Pathan brothers - last year's captain Irfan and his brother Yusuf. (more...)
Tom Brady isn't masking his respect for the Broncos Tom Brady isn't masking his respect for the Broncos
- November 09, 2017

The Raiders, who are set to move to Las Vegas in 2020, surrendered a home game past year to play in Mexico and will again serve as the home team next week. Denver lost their fifth round draft pick Jake Butt for the season with an injury. "The best time to turn it around is against a team like this that's not going to beat themselves", Broncos running back C.J. (more...)
Oh Lord, Kim Davis Is Running For Reelection Oh Lord, Kim Davis Is Running For Reelection
- November 09, 2017

Davis spent five days in jail in 2015 after refusing to follow a judge's order to issue the licenses. A gay man who was denied a marriage license by a Kentucky county clerk says he is seriously considering running against her for re-election in 2018. (more...)
White House condemns missile attacks on Saudi by Yemen's Houthis White House condemns missile attacks on Saudi by Yemen's Houthis
- November 09, 2017

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had shot down a ballistic missile fired over its capital from Yemen. Iran denied it was behind the missile launch. It is a "strategic mistake and a miscalculation" for Saudi Arabia to opt for friendship with the U.S. (more...)
Tennessee manhunt under way for escaped 'armed and dangerous' homicide suspect Tennessee manhunt under way for escaped 'armed and dangerous' homicide suspect
- November 09, 2017

Authorities said the men broke out by removing a speaker from the wall and then used blankets to lower themselves into a maintenance room. After his brazen escape Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation put Ferguson on its "Top 10 Most Wanted" list. (more...)
Congress observes Black Day on one year completion of demonetisation Congress observes Black Day on one year completion of demonetisation
- November 09, 2017

Demonetisation even took the lives of common man and only the rich utilised it to convert their black money into white, he remarked. Party leaders said the note-ban neither helped in curtailing corruption nor in curbing terrorism or Naxalism. (more...)
Trump 'highly' likely to speak with Putin at upcoming APEC summit Trump 'highly' likely to speak with Putin at upcoming APEC summit
- November 09, 2017

Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russian and US officials are trying to carve out a time slot for Trump and Putin to meet separately. Both leaders will take part in the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) global summit, to be hosted by Vietnam on November 10-11. (more...)
Hasina, Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata train services Hasina, Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata train services
- November 09, 2017

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Baneerjee joined the conference from Kolkata railway station. Prime Minister Modi said that India takes pride in being a "reliable partner" in Bangladesh's development and that the two bridges, built at a cost of $100 million out of India's Line of Credit, would help strengthen the rail network of Bangladesh. (more...)
Quetta: Blast near police mobile injures DIG Hamid Shakeel Quetta: Blast near police mobile injures DIG Hamid Shakeel
- November 09, 2017

A suicide bomber killed a senior Pakistani police official on his way to work and two others on Thursday in the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said. He also confirmed that it was a suicide attack. Over 20 others were wounded in the bombing, according to hospital authorities. Reports confirmed that DIG's auto was badly damaged in the explosion. (more...)
Solar probe panel report tabled in Kerala Assembly Solar probe panel report tabled in Kerala Assembly
- November 09, 2017

Observing orally that everyone is equal before the law, a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the State government to state its policy on encroachments on government land and also the action taken on the allegations of encroachments levelled against Transport Minister Thomas Chandy. (more...)
Japan to Impose Additional Sanctions on North Korea Japan to Impose Additional Sanctions on North Korea
- November 09, 2017

Playing from the sand has its challenges, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe found out on Sunday. Trump, during the press conference, said the deal had been "quite unsuccessful" for the U.S., and that the two countries were going to "pursue a much better deal". (more...)

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