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Israeli misile intercepts drone from Syria Israeli misile intercepts drone from Syria
- November 11, 2017

According to initial reports of the event, the drone belonged to the Syrian army and was being used for intelligence purposes. The military initially told Reuters the UAV was Russian-manufactured but offered no evidence. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. (more...)
Australian politician citizenship scandal rages on Australian politician citizenship scandal rages on
- November 11, 2017

Mr Alexander said that he came to the conclusion on Friday afternoon that the "balance of probabilities" lies in favour of the fact that he is a dual citizen. Investigations by political enemies and journalists resulted in the High Court last month disqualifying five lawmakers, including the deputy prime minister, in a strict interpretation of the ban. (more...)
Delhi govt announces free travel in DTC, cluster buses during odd-even days Delhi govt announces free travel in DTC, cluster buses during odd-even days
- November 11, 2017

The NGT has also said that the rule, which will be in place from 8 am to 8 pm, would apply to two-wheelers, government vehicles and women drivers as well. NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar said while the green bench was not against the odd-even scheme, it wanted to know how it helps. It also directed all the neighbouring state governments and departments to ensure complete mechanism during environmental emergency. (more...)
Enrollment period for Affordable Care Act runs through December 15 Enrollment period for Affordable Care Act runs through December 15
- November 11, 2017

He said that new customers are essential for a stable enrollment period. "With all the earlier uncertainty about the ACA's future, some insurance companies pulled out of the ACA exchanges, but every county in the USA will have at least one insurer offering coverage", Consumer Reports Money Editor Donna Rosato said. (more...)
Putin and Donald Trump meeting in Vietnam on Friday: Russian agencies Putin and Donald Trump meeting in Vietnam on Friday: Russian agencies
- November 11, 2017

The two men last met at the G20 summit in Germany in July. Trump said Sunday that he thought "it's expected we'll meet with Putin " to discuss North Korea.In Beijing, Trump appealed to both China and Russian Federation to act quickly to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. (more...)
Gurugram schools, brick kilns shut due to pollution Gurugram schools, brick kilns shut due to pollution
- November 11, 2017

While AAP maintained that the "environment has not been a concern" for political parties, the BJP accused them of negligence and theatrics. The maximum air quality in the national capital and its nearby areas is hovering between 400-700, which is above the danger level. (more...)
Student stabbed on Winston-Salem State campus Student stabbed on Winston-Salem State campus
- November 11, 2017

He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The school immediately issued a lockdown and lifted it about 2 ½ hours later when they determined the suspect in the stabbing was no longer on campus. local time. Normal operations have resumed on campus. The City of Winston-Salem Police Department is leading the investigation. The Fayetteville State vs. (more...)
How to Watch Belgium vs. Mexico How to Watch Belgium vs. Mexico
- November 11, 2017

This Friday, November 10, 2017 (11:45 AM Pacific) Belgium will host Mexico at the King Baudouin Stadium for an global friendly match. Lukaku then put Belgium back in front 10 minutes after the interval, only for Hirving Lozano to score twice in the next five minutes to hand the visitors a 3-2 lead with 30 minutes remaining. (more...)
La Niña develops; colder, wetter winter expected in Montana La Niña develops; colder, wetter winter expected in Montana
- November 11, 2017

La Nina conditions were also present for the winter of 2016-2017 before returning to average conditions for the summer. This cooler water initiates sinking motion in the atmosphere over the Pacific, which dries things out in that region. The Met Office's winter forecast has already warned that a "full La Nina event" could be on its way between November and January, bringing potential traffic chaos with it. (more...)
Peru plays out goalless draw against New Zealand Peru plays out goalless draw against New Zealand
- November 11, 2017

New Zealand always begin the qualification campaign in Oceania as heavy favourites to make it through to the play-offs, and there was no upset this time around. Peru was the better team but lacked ideas to defeat New Zealand, who gained confidence as the match progressed and created trouble for the visitors towards the end. (more...)
Swedish radio channel 'hijacked by Islamic State propaganda song' Swedish radio channel 'hijacked by Islamic State propaganda song'
- November 11, 2017

Expecting to listen to light-hearted pop music music-lovers in Malmo, in the south of Sweden, were treated to "For the sake of Allah" which is used to recruit foreign fighters, on repeat. A spokesman for the station's owner, Bauer Media, said the incident would be reported to local police and a Swedish government agency responsible for monitoring electronic communications. (more...)
ISIS Has Retaken Half of Syrian Border Town ISIS Has Retaken Half of Syrian Border Town
- November 11, 2017

Instead, government forces shifted their attention to the T2 Pumping Station axis further south, leading to the capture of Abu Kamal City on November 8. Now, intense battles are raging between the IS militants and the Syrian government forces and allied troops in al-Bukamal, the last IS stronghold in Syria near Iraq. (more...)
Congress FMs expose GST flaws: Chidambaram
- November 11, 2017

Calling it a victory for himself and the Congress , Chidambaram tweeted, "Congress is vindicated". He said the step of lowering of GST on all types of restaurants to 5 per cent is a "huge relief compared to even the pre-GST era" and will "warm millions of hearts in urban India" and would expand the "fan base of the Prime Minister". (more...)
Liberal MP John Alexander resigns after citizenship questions Liberal MP John Alexander resigns after citizenship questions
- November 11, 2017

Alexander told reporters on Saturday morning that he could not be confident that he was exclusively an Australian citizen when he was elected to parliament. "I no longer, with sufficient certainty, maintain that belief that I have held for 66 years, therefore it is my obligation that I must resign ". Joyce similarly needs to run for re-election in his Queensland constituency next month. (more...)
Won't allow 'Gabbar Singh Tax', says Rahul Won't allow 'Gabbar Singh Tax', says Rahul
- November 11, 2017

Talking to reporters here, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi sought to find "flaws" in the GST , saying it can not be a "one nation, one tax" if 40 per cent to 45 per cent of the goods or services are kept out of its ambit. Chidambaram said Congress state Finance Ministers would "force changes" in the GST rates. The implementation of GST, soon after the demonetisation move hit the country's economy resulting in a lower GDP, created difficulties for small and medium traders, and ... (more...)
Korean War Veterans to be honored Korean War Veterans to be honored
- November 11, 2017

The nation observes America's 96th Veterans Day tomorrow. 7 p.m. - American Legion Post 147 of Jasper Post Everlasting memorial service. First Presbyterian Church, Morehead City, invites all veterans to a free barbecue lunch after the parade. (more...)
Students remain missing as suspects target parents in China for ransom Students remain missing as suspects target parents in China for ransom
- November 11, 2017

Police said the Chinese girl named Juanwen Zhang, 20, was last seen downtown Toronto Wednesday while the Chinese boy Ke Xu, 16, was last seen Thursday in the Scarborough area. She was last seen in the Yonge and Grenville streets area on Wednesday afternoon wearing a grey jacket, grey U of T sweatpants and a green knapsack. Ke “Jaden” Xu, 16, was last seen November 9 at 10:30 a.m., in the Eglinton Ave. (more...)
Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger found bound, shot in head Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger found bound, shot in head
- November 11, 2017

Johnson's arms were tied behind his back, he had been stripped of his shoes and a gaping wound was found on the back of his head, suggesting that the militants had captured Johnson and executed him, according to the report . Questions continue to grow about the Pentagon's story, but the Pentagon says their own investigation is still ongoing, and is urging patience until they finalize it, suggesting that for now everything they've said so far is little more than a bunch of trial balloons to ... (more...)
Charlotte air traffic controller charged with having weapon of mass destruction Charlotte air traffic controller charged with having weapon of mass destruction
- November 11, 2017

Dandan was working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport when he was picked up by federal authorities. Officials have not said exactly what kind of weapon Dandan had or where he had it. "He did not have access to any aircraft at the airport", the airport stated. Materials to make a pipe bomb-like device were found in Dandan's home, and his roommate was reportedly arrested for possession of bomb-making materials. (more...)
Students at Ontario colleges could spend December break in the classroom Students at Ontario colleges could spend December break in the classroom
- November 11, 2017

Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews says she has heard from students who are anxious about how to pay for unexpected costs that could arise as a result of the labour disruption, such as having to pay additional rent or cancelling travel plans. (more...)
Remembrance Day 2017: Australia Pauses To Honour Lives Lost To War Remembrance Day 2017: Australia Pauses To Honour Lives Lost To War
- November 11, 2017

Australians have paused for a minute's silence this Remembrance Day to reflect on the service and sacrifice of more than one million who served their country. In Carlyle the Remembrance Day service will begin promptly at 10:45 a.m. and is held by the Carlyle Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion at CES. "ANZACs created an unbreakable bond between us and created a legend". (more...)
Martha O'Donovan Released on Bail After Zimbabwe Subversion Charge Martha O'Donovan Released on Bail After Zimbabwe Subversion Charge
- November 11, 2017

O'Donovan and her lawyers did not speak to reporters waiting outside Chikurubi Maximum Prison on the outskirts of Harare. This has led to one of the most infamous charges in Zimbabwe- undermining the authority of the president. Mugabe's stepson with his wife and first-lady Grace is thought to have recently imported two of the British luxury cars, according to local media reports. (more...)
US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North
- November 11, 2017

South Korea's military said the battle groups of the USS Ronald Reagan, the Theodore Roosevelt and the Nimitz will successively enter the exercise area during the drills that run until Tuesday. "#Japan says it'll send one of its big helicopter carriers to join three USA aircraft carriers for exercises in waters close to #Korea peninsula", VOA Correspondent Steve Herman tweeted. (more...)
Three days of rail strikes deferred in welcome boost for Dundalk commuters
- November 11, 2017

General Secretary of the NBRU Dermot O'Leary said the committee of the five unions would sit down as soon as the recommendation issued, and consider its implications, . So, if you take the train to work or college, you're saved from travel chaos on November 14 and 23, and December 8. Unions were seeking a 3.75pc pay rise without productivity while the company offered 1.75pc for one year, subject to a number of measures. (more...)
Ryan schoolboy murder: No failure of Gurugram police Ryan schoolboy murder: No failure of Gurugram police
- November 11, 2017

CBI is permitted to retain the seized articles/documents for the goal of investigation of the instant case". The items are being examined forensically. The sense of public outrage over the tragedy has accentuated further following the latest revelation that the local police have goofed up the investigation and implicated a wrong person - a conductor of the school bus, Ashok Kumar - in the murder. (more...)
Schroder European Real Estate Investment (SERE.L): Following the Indicators
- November 11, 2017

The C-Score of Link Real Estate Investment Trust (SEHK:823) is 1.00000. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation. At the time of writing, Riocan Real Estate I (RIOCF) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 128.25. (more...)
Neo-fascist Italian detained after attack on RAI reporter
- November 11, 2017

Spada reportedly headbutted a journalist, breaking his nose and attacked a cameraman with a stick, interrupting an interview which was focused on the Ostia clan's alleged relations with the fascist group CasaPound . He urged prosecutors "to see if there are criminal ties between us and the Spadas". Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said he called Piervincenzi to offer his "solidarity after this brutal attack". (more...)
Julius Randle unlikely to be with Lakers for much longer Julius Randle unlikely to be with Lakers for much longer
- November 11, 2017

Then it was the failed contract extension , then Luke Walton starting Larry Nance Jr. over Randle despite Randle's role in the starting five the two seasons prior. "When he signed with the Knicks, there were four clubs that had interest, including the Lakers , Cavaliers and Hawks, according to sources ". That's unmistakable. (more...)
Pope Francis Warns about Nuclear Weapons' Threat Pope Francis Warns about Nuclear Weapons' Threat
- November 11, 2017

But he said relying on nuclear arsenals to maintain a balance of power "creates nothing but a false sense of security". He said that global relations can not be led by military force, mutual intimidation and display of war arsenals, while stating that weapons of mass destruction, particularly atomic weapons, give a deceptive sense of security. (more...)
Katherine Receveur and Ben Veatch excel for IU cross-country at NCAA Regionals Katherine Receveur and Ben Veatch excel for IU cross-country at NCAA Regionals
- November 11, 2017

This will be the 12 appearance in program history for the Mids in the national championship. "Karissa looked awesome up front", coach Marc Burns said. Villanova had each of its top six runners recognized as Mid-Atlantic All-Region performers in the awards ceremony following the race. This year's Midwest Regional was held in Ames, Iowa . (more...)

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