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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 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 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...)
Ardern pushes for TPP talks Ardern pushes for TPP talks
- November 11, 2017

Reuters said Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that countries including Canada had now agreed on a plan to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. It may not come alive again, but in case it does we have to preserve our position by not putting everything into the media". We found a solution to that. (more...)
(Neb)-It's Veterans Day - Or At Least The Legal Holiday (Neb)-It's Veterans Day - Or At Least The Legal Holiday
- November 11, 2017

Upon the founding of Armistice Day in 1919 - it became Veterans Day in 1954 - President Woodrow Wilson said: "To us in America the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service, and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of nations". (more...)
Jharkhand: Fatwa issued against muslim woman for teaching yoga Jharkhand: Fatwa issued against muslim woman for teaching yoga
- November 11, 2017

Following the threats to the yoga instructor, Rafia Naaz , a police security has been provided after the instruction was given by the state chief minister Raghubar Das. She is the eldest of her siblings and also doing M.Com from a local college. Naaz likely came to the attention of the "fatwa"-issuing clerics when she recently shared a stage with nationally recognised yoga practitioner Ramdev". (more...)
In South Korea, Melania Trump gets upstaged by a K-pop star In South Korea, Melania Trump gets upstaged by a K-pop star
- November 11, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump had herself a little bit of an awkward run-in in South Korea, when she mistook the fangirling of a bunch of teenagers as being for her, when it was actually for K-Pop star and actor, Choi Min Ho (Minho from the group Shinee). (more...)
Analysts Ratings on: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)
- November 11, 2017

Currently, 519.63 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 500.65 million shares have been available to trade. Energy Transfer Prtnrs LP Unit Ltd Partn now has $19.07B valuation. Naples Glob Advsrs Limited Com has 1.59% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NYSE:AVT). Andra Ap invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Avnet, Inc. (more...)
Somalia: US Conducts Airstrike in Southern Somalia, Kills Several Militants Somalia: US Conducts Airstrike in Southern Somalia, Kills Several Militants
- November 11, 2017

The US military has now targeted Shabaab forces using air power at least 14 times this year. The attack took place early Thursday in the Bay region in the center of the country, about 160 kilometers west of the capital Mogadishu, according to a statement by the US Africa Command. (more...)
Puerto Rico emergency management chief resigns Puerto Rico emergency management chief resigns
- November 11, 2017

As of Friday morning, according to government statistics , less than 41 percent of the power has been resorted to the island and only 78 percent of people have clean drinking water. The contract was revoked late last month. "It's being patrolled and repaired by PREPA". "I have spent $8,000 on broken generators", Rosita Aponte told the paper. (more...)
Air Force: Report on Texas shooter coming next week Air Force: Report on Texas shooter coming next week
- November 11, 2017

Jessika Edwards, who told CNN she worked with Kelley at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico from 2010 to 2012, said Kelley made his sick admission on Facebook in 2014 after they reconnected as civilians. Devin Patrick Kelley was involved in the First Baptist Church shooting in Sutherland Springs. Eugene Fidell, a Yale law professor and military law expert, foresaw another obstacle: Because Kelley broke the law, he probably also broke the "chain of causation", so the Air Force's ... (more...)
PETA welcomes ban on use of wild animals in circuses PETA welcomes ban on use of wild animals in circuses
- November 11, 2017

The new regulations, which come into effect from January 2018, were singed signed today by Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. Mr Creed recognises the idea that some people base their life and their income out of shows like these, but he says using animals in this way is no longer a "tenable proposition". (more...)
Video shows cows being kicked and punched Video shows cows being kicked and punched
- November 11, 2017

The Animal Recovery Mission said that one of its undercover investigators got a job at the Larson Dairy Farm. Larson, whose family has been in the dairy business since 1947 and in Okeechobee County since 1971, questioned the tactics of the animal rights group. (more...)
Iran's Nuclear Program Growing Smaller Under IAEA Close Scrutiny - Amano Iran's Nuclear Program Growing Smaller Under IAEA Close Scrutiny - Amano
- November 11, 2017

Haley released a statement after the meeting, expressing US support for the IAEA's efforts in carrying out robust verification of nuclear-related activities in Iran. Congress was given 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions that were lifted in return for Tehran abandoning its nuclear ambitions. Addressing a conference in the French capital of Paris on Tuesday, Takht Ravanchi stressed the need for the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ... (more...)
Fraternity Social Events Suspend at University of MI Fraternity Social Events Suspend at University of MI
- November 11, 2017

There are a total of nine hazing allegations, three of which were reported this week. No further details were revealed Friday afternoon, and the university was unable to confirm specific allegations reported by The Daily. The decision to ban social events, pledge initiation activities and meetings involving alcohol comes from a number of fraternity presidents at an IFC meeting Thursday, not the university, according to reports . (more...)
Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home
- November 11, 2017

Police found two adults, a teen, a young boy and a dog shot to death in a Mapleton home. Earlier, neighbors reported had called police to report they were concerned that the lights had not been on in the home for several days, and the family's vehicles had not been moved. (more...)
Man arrested after multi-hour vehicle chase in Oklahoma Man arrested after multi-hour vehicle chase in Oklahoma
- November 10, 2017

The man reached high speeds throughout the pursuit and has also driven through fields to escape officers. Police were chasing a reportedly stolen pickup with a trailer and the driver illegally got on Interstate 240. Law enforcement has been cautious to stay back at a safe distance. He then led them on a foot chase through the pond before being hit with a stun gun and arrested. (more...)
Pakistan Rangers, BSF discuss effective implementation of ceasefire agreement Pakistan Rangers, BSF discuss effective implementation of ceasefire agreement
- November 10, 2017

Ceasefire violation, attack on civilians especially targeting of schools at border, firing at BSF troopers, discovery of tunnels, smuggling, inadvertent crossing at border were the prime issues raised in the meeting, said the sources. The matter of Indian constructions along the Working Boundary and global border between the two states was also raised during the three-day talks, it added. (more...)
Saudi Blockade on Yemen may Result in Worst Famine in Decades Saudi Blockade on Yemen may Result in Worst Famine in Decades
- November 10, 2017

The Yemeni ballistic missile attack came in retaliation for the continued massacre of civilians and destruction of Yemen's infrastructure by the coalition led by the Riyadh regime. Indicating that the people of Yemen have already been living with the "catastrophic" consequences of an armed conflict, the agencies added: "Any further shocks to imports of food and fuel may reverse recent success in mitigating the threat of starvation and the spread of cholera". (more...)
Gun control could have led to more deaths in Texas Gun control could have led to more deaths in Texas
- November 10, 2017

Turns out he does not. It did not, allowing Kelley to circumvent a legal restriction preventing those convicted of domestic abuse from purchasing guns. Trump is ignorant of the data, perhaps willfully so, because it helped him get campaign dollars from the gun lobby last year and will probably help him in the years ahead. (more...)
NY City closes pre-school after toddler with dairy allergy dies NY City closes pre-school after toddler with dairy allergy dies
- November 10, 2017

The school issued a statement Wednesday, saying it is cooperating with all city agencies and conducting its own investigation. The Associated Press reports the Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Harlem shut down Wednesday for an investigation after Elijah Silvera died November 3. (more...)
Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to meet almost 30 delegations in Jammu Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma to meet almost 30 delegations in Jammu
- November 10, 2017

Sharma said. Lt Gen Ds Hooda (Retd) in an article for an online news wire described why Hurriyat ruled out any talks with the Delhi-appointed interlocutor: "In principle, the pro-freedom leadership has always advocated and supported honest and productive dialogue as a means of conflict resolution over Jammu and Kashmir", Hooda wrote. (more...)
Hardik Patel missing again, this time at midnight meet with Congress Hardik Patel missing again, this time at midnight meet with Congress
- November 10, 2017

The three-hour meeting between Congress leader Kapil Sibal and Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) representatives, led by Dinesh Bhambhaniya, on Wednesday night failed to break the deadlock over the issue of reservation for Patidars in government jobs and education. (more...)
USA blacklists 10 Venezuelans for corruption, undermining state vote
- November 10, 2017

The move follows the regime's sweeping victories in October's gubernatorial elections that were marred by fraud accusations and comes a day after Venezuela's legislative super body approved a legislation to clamp down on the media. Despite calls for an independent audit of the election results, the Venezuelan government swore in the winning candidates through an oath of office before the Constituent Assembly which the U.S. (more...)
Turkish police arrest 93 in anti-ISIS raid Turkish police arrest 93 in anti-ISIS raid
- November 10, 2017

A total of 1,500 police officers took part in the raids across the Turkish capital after authorities issued arrest warrants for 245 suspects, state-run news agency Anadolu said. Dozens of people had already been detained in Ankara late last month, some of whom were suspected of planning an attack on Republic Day on October 29. (more...)

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