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Hariri says he will return to Lebanon soon, leaves doubt about resignation Hariri says he will return to Lebanon soon, leaves doubt about resignation
- November 14, 2017

Hariri's resignation has provoked worldwide fears that Lebanon could be sucked into a proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and its regional rival Iran. Former and current US officials with deep knowledge of Saudi Arabia say Trump's enthusiastic support for Prince Mohammed has emboldened the youthful Saudi leader. (more...)
Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Look Into 'Alleged Unlawful Dealings' With Clinton Foundation
- November 14, 2017

Democrats have accused Republicans of launching a spurious investigation of Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, to divert attention from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged links between President Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
North Korean soldier shot 'by own army' while defecting to South Korea
- November 14, 2017

South Korean forces have identified him only as "A" and said the man arrived in the country on Friday. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is escorted into Busan port, South Korea, after completing a joint drill with the South Korean military. Jointly controlled by the American-led U.N. Command and North Korea, the DMZ is guarded on both sides by hundreds of thousands of combat-ready troops, razor-wire fences and tank traps. (more...)
Police Shoot, Kill Suspect At NYC Shelter After Finding Stabbed Security Guards Police Shoot, Kill Suspect At NYC Shelter After Finding Stabbed Security Guards
- November 14, 2017

The man, identified by police sources at 67-year-old Cornell Lockhart, allegedly stabbed two female security guards at the building. They found two women stabbed, and then the police shot and killed the man, the law enforcement official said. (more...)
Donald Trump tells Asia: trade is unfair and you steal our ideas Donald Trump tells Asia: trade is unfair and you steal our ideas
- November 14, 2017

The Vietnamese trade minister says 11 Pacific Rim countries have reached a "fundamental agreement" on continuing with a free trade pact after the US abandoned it. Their talks had looked in doubt in the face of last minute resistance from Canada, but ministers announced they were near agreement on a deal they rebaptised the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). (more...)
Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea
- November 14, 2017

The Chinese premier said it is a consensus of the ASEAN nations that China-ASEAN relationship is the most vibrant and has the richest contents among the relationships ASEAN has with its partners. "China is to work with ASEAN countries to maintain peace and stability, as well as development and prosperity in the South China Sea region", Xi told Duterte as quoted by the official Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €98.00 Price Target at Nord/LB
- November 14, 2017

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Verition Fund Management Llc increased Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) stake by 28,521 shares to 35,000 valued at $4.91 million in 2017Q2. (more...)
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...)

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