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Starbucks offering 'buy one, get one free' holiday drinks for 5 days Starbucks offering 'buy one, get one free' holiday drinks for 5 days
- November 09, 2017

It's time to spread the holiday cheer. As for what drinks are available to choose from, there's the gingerbread latte, the chestnut praline latte, the eggnog latte, the peppermint mocha, the caramel brule latte, and the holiday spice flat white. (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...)
LePage signals opposition to implementing Medicaid expansion LePage signals opposition to implementing Medicaid expansion
- November 09, 2017

Maine Governor Paul LePage speaks at the 23rd Annual Energy Trade & Technology Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, November 13, 2015. Sen. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln made the announcement Tuesday night after ME became the first state to expand coverage through a statewide referendum. (more...)
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 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...)

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