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Why we call for Election Boycott - IPoB Why we call for Election Boycott - IPoB
- November 14, 2017

IPOB should not test our will or resolve", Moshood warned. "It is also very critical to inform every Biafran, be you IPOB family member, businessman, farmer, artisan, driver, teacher, doctor, Okada/Tricycle union, civil servant, trader, market leader, LUBAN, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), NILODAS, fisherman, market men and women, including politicians who believe in freedom and liberty of a free independent State of ... (more...)
UNC Awarded No. 3 Overall Seed for NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament UNC Awarded No. 3 Overall Seed for NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
- November 14, 2017

By virtue of being one of the top 16 seeds, UNC also earns a first round bye-meaning it won't play until the Second Round begins on November 19. The Tribe, which will host the opening round game, enter as the automatic qualifiers from the Colonial after outscoring Hofstra , James Madison and UNCW by a 9-3 margin in the CAA Tournament. (more...)
DC Comics Editor Eddie Berganza Fired After Sexual Harassment Claims DC Comics Editor Eddie Berganza Fired After Sexual Harassment Claims
- November 14, 2017

In a statement to The Hollywod Reporter, DC Entertainment said: "Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have terminated the employment of DC Comics Group Editor Eddie Berganza". The statement did not appear to address whether current DC editor-in-chief Bob Harras or other staff knew about the allegations against Berganza before the BuzzFeed report . (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign Donald Trump Jr. communicated with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign
- November 14, 2017

He followed up that day asking what Wikileaks about a potential "Wednesday leak" he kept "reading about" - perhaps referring to a tweet from Roger Stone the day prior, the Atlantic reported . On Sept. 20th, 2016, WikiLeaks messaged Trump Jr. on Twitter about an anti-Trump PAC that was about to launch, according to the Atlantic . However, there's no indication that the group answered this question from Trump Jr. (more...)
Japan vows stronger ties with ASEAN on defense, anti-terrorism, development Japan vows stronger ties with ASEAN on defense, anti-terrorism, development
- November 14, 2017

The sources said Abe and Li are likely to exchange opinions on how the two major Asian economies can cooperate on the economic front. The leaders are also expected to unite in condemning North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests. A number of ASEAN members have overlapping territorial claims in the South China Sea with Beijing, which has been reclaiming land in the waters. The two sides should continue to increase exchanges on culture, media and youths, and can also strengthen ... (more...)
Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial
- November 13, 2017

It was an abrupt ending to a day that began in controversy after seven jurors admitted seeing the explosive news coverage last week of a dismissed juror who believed the New Jersey Democrat had done nothing wrong. A mistrial also would represent a mixed bag for Menendez. The prosecution on Monday urged the judge to send the jurors back to deliberations. If found guilty of all charges, Menendez could face a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. (more...)
President Trump to make President Trump to make "major" announcement about North Korea, trade
- November 13, 2017

Trump, who attended the APEC summit in Da Nang, Vietnam on Friday-Saturday, will also secure "the new commitments from Vietnam's leadership to support the maximum pressure campaign" to bring Pyongyang "back to the path of denuclearization", he said. (more...)
Shark hits surfer on NSW Central Coast Shark hits surfer on NSW Central Coast
- November 13, 2017

Australian surfing legend Fanning was attacked by a great white while competing at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa in 2015 and walked away physically unscathed after fighting it off. Charlie Fry suffered a puncture wound to his arm. He was driven to a nearby hospital by his companions instead. The 25-year-old said he's not sure what kind of shark it was. (more...)
Trump judicial nominee did not disclose he's married to White House lawyer Trump judicial nominee did not disclose he's married to White House lawyer
- November 13, 2017

Although a lawyer for 10 years, he's never argued a case in a courtroom and the American Bar Association has rated him "not qualified" for a lifetime appointment to the bench. In what foreseeable case is his wife's role in the White House going to present a conflict that wouldn't already exist? But a White House official said Ms. (more...)
Donald Trump, Xi Jinping spell out competing trade visions Donald Trump, Xi Jinping spell out competing trade visions
- November 13, 2017

The official was quoted as saying that the charges against the players have been reduced and that the case is proceeding toward a resolution. Initial reports suggested the players could remain in China for up to two months, depending on whether Chinese authorities made a decision to pursue an arrest, which would spark an investigation. (more...)
'At least 50 dead in artillery fire, Russian strikes in Syria'
- November 13, 2017

Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Britain-based Observatory, said artillery fire by pro-regime forces and air strikes by Russian warplanes were pummelling remaining IS-controlled areas in eastern Syria . "Six civilians were killed in raids on another river crossing 20 km (12 miles) north of the town". Syria's foreign ministry also accused the United States coalition of committing "crimes" against civilians in the war-torn country, but it did not elaborate. (more...)
Trump Asked Xi To Resolve UCLA Basketball Player Case Trump Asked Xi To Resolve UCLA Basketball Player Case
- November 13, 2017

The White House confirmed in an email to the Washington Post , which first reported Trump's involvement, that the president brought up the issue with Xi. According to the Post , an unidentified US official said the players' charges have been reduced and that the case is moving forward. The world is watching the events unfold in China with interest, and speculation over what may happen to them includes everything from a slap on the wrist to 10 years in prison. (more...)
Westfield State campus locked down after unconfirmed report of suspicious person Westfield State campus locked down after unconfirmed report of suspicious person
- November 13, 2017

The man was described to police as a white male wearing a "trench coat, backpack and possibly body armor". Uniformed and non-uniformed police officers searched buildings on the campus, and the sole witness who reported the suspect was interviewed. (more...)
Lebanese Druze politician Jumblatt: time for Hariri to return Lebanese Druze politician Jumblatt: time for Hariri to return
- November 13, 2017

Hariri, who threw Lebanon into political crisis by reading out his resignation on November 4 from Riyadh, gave his first public remarks since then in an interview late on Sunday, saying he planned to return within days. In a televised statement, Future Movement lawmaker Ammar Houri said it supported Hariri's statement that Lebanon should stay out of regional conflicts and reject Iran's interference. (more...)
Another dozen Penn State fraternity brothers charged in Tim Piazza hazing death Another dozen Penn State fraternity brothers charged in Tim Piazza hazing death
- November 13, 2017

Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller is expected to announce the results of the investigation into the Beta Theta Pi surveillance footage that was deleted after Timothy Piazza's death. "It's time to man up, fellas, and be held accountable for your actions", Piazza's father, James, told reporters during the news conference, as his voice cracked with emotion. (more...)
Four in Zimbabwe court over Grace Mugabe heckles Four in Zimbabwe court over Grace Mugabe heckles
- November 13, 2017

Chiwenga, speaking alongside the commanders of the army and airforce, was commenting on the upheaval in the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front following Mugabe's dismissal of Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president a week ago and his subsequent expulsion from the ruling party. (more...)
BJP will bite the dust in UP urban body polls: AAP BJP will bite the dust in UP urban body polls: AAP
- November 13, 2017

The campaign for urban local body polls in Uttar Pradesh will be kick started by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from temple town of Ayodhya tomorrow. The envoy lauded the state government's initiatives and expressed his country's desire to invest in food processing, tourism and infrastructure development, textile industry, and renewable energy. (more...)
Undercover cops fight each other in Detroit drug bust Undercover cops fight each other in Detroit drug bust
- November 13, 2017

Detroit police officers performing an undercover operation in an east side neighborhood got into a huge fight - with each other. The officers were pretending to be dealing narcotics in hopes that eager customers would approach before being arrested and having their vehicles seized. (more...)
Let boys wear tutus, girls wear superhero cloaks, says Church of England Let boys wear tutus, girls wear superhero cloaks, says Church of England
- November 13, 2017

Children should not be restricted by their gender when dressing up, and girls should be able to wear a tool belt and fireman's helmet if they choose, the document says. The 2017 School Report from LGBT equality charity Stonewall , which is mentioned in the guidance, found out that LGBT pupils attending "faith schools" are less likely to report that their school says homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying is wrong. (more...)
After Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM hits out at Kejriwal over stubble burning After Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM hits out at Kejriwal over stubble burning
- November 13, 2017

Kejriwal said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had called him and told him that the latter was in Delhi till tomorrow, but can not meet him in Delhi, citing "he (Khattar) was very busy". "Khattar ji called. He is in Del till tomo". He is in Delhi till tomorrow. "My office continuously trying to take time from CMs of Punjab n Haryana for me to meet the two CMs". (more...)
Gov. Edwards to make major economic development announcement Gov. Edwards to make major economic development announcement
- November 13, 2017

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards this afternoon is set to announce that a newly formed company that has bought parts of Hewlett-Packard will be relocating to New Orleans, according to The Advocate . The company says it serves almost 6,000 private and public sector clients in 70 countries and employs 155,000 people. DXC has also established more than 250 industry-leading global Partner Network relationships, including 15 strategic partners: Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Dell EMC, HCL, ... (more...)
CM assures striking docs of talks before tabling KPME Bill CM assures striking docs of talks before tabling KPME Bill
- November 13, 2017

Around 600 doctors from Mysuru also reached Belagavi this morning and after freshening up, they proceeded to the venue of the protest, which is about one km from the Suvarna Soudha. "While the Chief Minister gave us a patient hearing and assured us that the three demands - capping of prices, jail term and inclusion of government hospitals - will be looked into, he seemed to be in favour of setting up the grievance redressal cells". (more...)
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute Raises Stake in Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC)
- November 13, 2017

Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC) has risen 27.46% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.50% the S&P500. Welch Capital Partners Llc sold 23,000 shares as the company's stock rose 5.35% with the market. (NASDAQ:WRLD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Why World Acceptance Corp". Finally, Rathbone Brothers plc bought a new stake in Credit Acceptance Corporation during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $210,000. (more...)
Sack of 21700 teachers: Buhari backs El-Rufai Sack of 21700 teachers: Buhari backs El-Rufai
- November 13, 2017

And while the state government seemed justified by the result, teachers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers described the set pass mark as unjustifiable. "We can not afford to continue lagging behind". Many have commended the move adding that the education sector needs such aggressive moves to sanitise it. (more...)
5 arrested following officer-involved shooting, hospital disturbance 5 arrested following officer-involved shooting, hospital disturbance
- November 13, 2017

The caller described smoke coming from a green hatchback vehicle and said they heard "two loud bangs sounded like gunshots". Fall River Police say officers reported shots fired shortly after arriving at the scene. Southcoast Health security assisted police during the incident to ensure that it remained isolated to that area. The five are scheduled to be arraigned at Fall River District Court on Monday. (more...)
Robbers Dig in Tunnel Into Bank, Loot 27 Lockers Robbers Dig in Tunnel Into Bank, Loot 27 Lockers
- November 13, 2017

It is still unclear whether the incident took Saturday or a Sunday as the bank was closed over the weekend. "We have got clues about the accused and our teams are working", Assistant Police Inspector (Turbhe division) Mr Kiran Patil said. (more...)
Kremlin channel RT confirms registering as foreign agent in US Kremlin channel RT confirms registering as foreign agent in US
- November 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice had given RT a Monday deadline to register its U.S. operations or see its chief arrested and its accounts frozen, the channel said. Naturally this hasn't gone down well in Moscow where moves are afoot in the Russian parliament to place similar restrictions on CNN , the Voice of America and Radio Liberty, considered to be a "biased" media outlets which "oppose" Russia's own political system, The Guardian reports . (more...)
La Salle's Ben Mbala bags UAAP MVP award for second straight season La Salle's Ben Mbala bags UAAP MVP award for second straight season
- November 13, 2017

The UAAP Season 80 men's basketball Final 4 playoffs will begin on Saturday, November 18, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Green Archers ended the eliminations with a 12-2 card, its two losses coming at the hands of Ateneo and University of the Philippines. (more...)
BJP can't suppress voice of Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi BJP can't suppress voice of Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi
- November 13, 2017

Gandhi told the gathering, ". Narendra Modi did magic in Gujarat for 22 years like you did. On November 11, Rahul began his campaign for Assembly polls in north Gujarat with a visit to the famous Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar . Before his public address, he visited the temple of Goddess Khodiyar in Varana. Following the public address, Rahul paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Mehsana. (more...)
Will do everything to ensure BJP's defeat in Gujarat polls: PAAS Will do everything to ensure BJP's defeat in Gujarat polls: PAAS
- November 13, 2017

There is no other party that we see can fight BJP in Gujarat than the Congress ", said Vasoya ahead of PAAS conveners' marathon meeting at a farm house in Sargasan on the outskirts of Gandhinagar. "I don't have issue if you malign me but with this video Gujarat's women are being insulted". He is single, unmarried and has the right to have his personal space. (more...)

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