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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger slams Thursday NFL games Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger slams Thursday NFL games
- November 14, 2017

It's hard to execute sharp game plans when you're still exhausted. Add Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the list that already included Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin and Bills lineman Richie Incognito , players unafraid to describe what's happening in Thursday night football games that they believe shouldn't exist. (more...)
Keep your cheap awards that peel - Davido blasts AFRIMA organizers Keep your cheap awards that peel - Davido blasts AFRIMA organizers
- November 14, 2017

Although Davido was nominated for AFRIMA, he did not emerge victor in any of the categories. However, his rival, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid, won all three categories he was nominated for at the 2017 AFRIMA which was held on Sunday at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. (more...)
USA directly supports IS terrorists in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry USA directly supports IS terrorists in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry
- November 14, 2017

The town is one of the last "Islamic State" (IS) strongholds in Syria , located on the Euphrates River near Iraq. The ministry has published photos showing that the armed extremists while they were leaving Abu Kamal for the Syrian-Iraqi border. (more...)
House committee: Puerto Rico ignored lawyers' advice on fix contract after hurricane House committee: Puerto Rico ignored lawyers' advice on fix contract after hurricane
- November 14, 2017

Mammoth Energy has 250 linemen in Puerto Rico rebuilding the power lines at the rate of $4,000 each per day. The NYT article also highlighted a second PREPA contract with an Oklahoma company called Cobra, which (unlike Whitefish) demanded a $15 million down-payment and (like Whitefish) forbade any audits. (more...)
Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrants against Ishaq Dar Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrants against Ishaq Dar
- November 14, 2017

As the hearing commenced, judge Muhammad Bashir asked the guarantor for Ishaq Dar , Ahmed Ali Qudoosi regarding attendance of finance minister. Judge Mohammad Bashir issued the warrant on the grounds of "continued absence" from the court, according to a court statement. (more...)
Sharif challenges accountability court's decision Sharif challenges accountability court's decision
- November 14, 2017

November 14: Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday challenged the accountability court's decision to not merge the three references filed by the National Accountability Bureau ( NAB ) in the Islamabad High Court. On October 10, the accountability court declared the Sharif's sons as "absconders" while allowing them to appear before the court within 30 days, otherwise they would be declared "proclaimed offenders". (more...)
Israel deploys missiles two weeks after bombing Gaza lifeline tunnel Israel deploys missiles two weeks after bombing Gaza lifeline tunnel
- November 14, 2017

Like the posters of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and his predecessor Yasser Arafat plastered on the walls at the Erez checkpoint, the flags celebrate an Egyptian-sponsored Palestinian reconciliation process, meant to end a decade-long split between Abbas' Fatah faction and Hamas, who have been ruling Gaza since 2007. (more...)
Pat McGrath Teams Up With Spotify for 'I'm Obsessed' Campaign
- November 14, 2017

The legendary makeup artist has teamed up with none other than Spotify to to sell her newest product, LiquiLUST 007, as well as a selection of her Unlimited Edition palettes, through a "shop the look" experience; the first of its kind for the streaming platform. (more...)
China Oct factory output growth slows, retail sales miss expectations China Oct factory output growth slows, retail sales miss expectations
- November 14, 2017

This has been the slowest paced that the retail sales experienced since the start of the year. Fixed-asset investment excluding rural households, a key driver of domestic demand, grew 7.3% year-on-year in the January-October period, the weakest pace since 6.3% in the full year of 1999, according to NBS data. (more...)
Who Is Jody Warner? Drunken Prosecutor Fired After Abusing, Threatening Uber Driver Who Is Jody Warner? Drunken Prosecutor Fired After Abusing, Threatening Uber Driver
- November 14, 2017

On November 13, Faith Johnson, the Criminal District Attorney for Dallas County, Texas , announced in a press release that she was firing Jody Warner as a result of the incident. "It was not how I expected the night to go". " I'm an assistant district attorney so shut the [expletive] up ", she said. Warner then apparently thought the driver was up to no good. (more...)
Thousands of dollars raised for woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade Thousands of dollars raised for woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade
- November 14, 2017

She was sacked for repeatedly and very publicly flipping off the wispy-haired concentration of pure dickheadship that is the President of the United States of America , Donald Trump (you might have heard of him). This image snapped outside of Trump National Golf Course in Sterling suggests that Virginia is for lovers of people speaking their mind. "They said, 'We're separating from you, '" Briskman told HuffPost . (more...)
Trump asked for Xi's help in UCLA players' shoplifting case Trump asked for Xi's help in UCLA players' shoplifting case
- November 14, 2017

Asked if he expects the players to come home soon, Mr. Trump said, "I hope so". "What they did was unfortunate", Trump told reporters in Manila. Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for China's Foreign Ministry, said the case had been reported to U.S. (more...)
Senior cop caught getting massage from lady home guard Senior cop caught getting massage from lady home guard
- November 14, 2017

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Hyderabad Range, M Stephen Raveendra has confirmed the reports of the ASI's suspension. The video shows Hassan lying on the bench in the men's barrack of the Armed Reserve unit and the woman home guard in a khahki saree giving him a massage . (more...)
Body found near sites of 3 unsolved Tampa slayings Body found near sites of 3 unsolved Tampa slayings
- November 14, 2017

A 911 call reporting shots fired in the area came in around 4:51 a.m., according to WFLA News Channel 8 . Authorities asked residents in the neighborhood to stay in their homes. Police in Tampa released this extended video of a person whom they believe knows something about these shootings. "We believe he may have seen something or heard something that could assist us in this investigation", Interim Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said on October 26. (more...)
Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family
- November 14, 2017

Rahul Jain, the convict out on bail said that the attitude of jail authorities towards Ram Rahim was different as compared to other prisoners. He reiterated that the reason why he feels that Ram Rahim is getting VIP treatment is the fact that 'none of us have ever seen him, we are just told he is lodged here'. (more...)
Yemen blockade: aid supplies stuck in Djibouti Yemen blockade: aid supplies stuck in Djibouti
- November 14, 2017

According to news agency Reuters , an official, who declined to be named, said: "We were officially notified by the coalition this afternoon that the closure will be lifted and work will resume as normal". "The country is still facing the world's largest cholera outbreak and 7 million people are on the brink of starvation, including some two million severely malnourished children". (more...)
Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump
- November 14, 2017

When White House reporters traveling with Trump asked whether the issue of human rights had come up at a meeting between the two presidents Monday, both Trump and Duterte declined to respond. "This is the bilateral meeting". But rather than rebuke Duterte's drug war killings, Trump praised him, according to a leaked transcript of a phone call between the two men earlier this year. (more...)
SBUT to bid for 3 of Dawood's properties in Bhendi Bazaar SBUT to bid for 3 of Dawood's properties in Bhendi Bazaar
- November 14, 2017

The Ministry of Finance auctioned the property under Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act, 1976. Another property in Dhamarwala was sold for Rs 3.53 crore and the third one - Shabnam Guest House - was auctioned at Rs 3.52 crore. (more...)
Who owns Rosogolla? West Bengal wins the misthi battle against Odisha Who owns Rosogolla? West Bengal wins the misthi battle against Odisha
- November 14, 2017

Bhubaneswar: West Bengal obtained the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the origin of iconic sweet, Rasagola (known better as rasgulla elsewhere) from the union government on Tuesday. GIs are signs used on products that possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. The first committee would look into facts and evidence regarding the origin of Rasgulla in Odisha, the second would study the ground, based on which West Bengal is making its claim. (more...)
New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday
- November 14, 2017

The Joint Polar Satellite System-1, or JPPS-1, was designed and built by Boulder's Ball Aerospace , and once it enters polar orbit, it will be known as NOAA-20, feeding National Weather Service models for Boulder's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . (more...)
Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia
- November 14, 2017

The Indian Prime Minister arrived in the Philippines capital on Sunday for a three-day visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held separate talks with his counterparts from Japan Shinzo Abe and Australia Malcolm Turnbull focusing on crafting a new strategy for the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop of emerging configuration of a key quadrilateral alliance. (more...)
Hugh Jackman Puts on a Spectacular Display in 'The Greatest Showman' Trailer Hugh Jackman Puts on a Spectacular Display in 'The Greatest Showman' Trailer
- November 14, 2017

The story of The Greatest Showman follows the birth of show business and the struggle of PT Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman ) during its formative year. Barnum, and this original musical explores Barnum's founding of the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The previous trailer for The Greatest Showman was a bit more somber but just as inspiring as this newly released trailer, which once again emphasizes the "found family" that Barnum creates for his members of the circus. (more...)
Donald Trump calls Asia trip 'fruitful' with trade progress, nuclear reassurance Donald Trump calls Asia trip 'fruitful' with trade progress, nuclear reassurance
- November 14, 2017

As a result, stock prices of USA defense companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Northrop have been skyrocketing as they can sell expensive weapons such as Aegis missile defense system to Japan and South Korea . "It's disgraceful. And I don't blame any of those countries". "We know already that Donald Trump is attracted to strong men, he's attracted to people who exhibit these sort of authoritarian or even fascist tendencies". (more...)
Uber reaches deal to sell significant stake to SoftBank
- November 14, 2017

According to the Associated Press report, Softbank is looking at 14% stake in Uber against investment worth around $1 billion. Discussions between Softbank and Uber will now revolve around proposed price at which the former will buy stock and number of shares to be purchased. (more...)
Soldier, militant killed in Kashmir gunfight Soldier, militant killed in Kashmir gunfight
- November 14, 2017

A counter-insurgency operation was launched at Nowbug Kund village in the morning following a specific input about the presence of militants in the area. "The operation is on", said the police. Following the militant killings, massive protests rocked their hometowns at Palhalan and Sopore. The operation was going on when last reports came in. (more...)
Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea
- November 14, 2017

Plans on the way to hold another Commemorative Summit in 2019 to celebrate the 30 Anniversary of ASEAN-ROK dialogue relations. Meeting for the first time since their modus vivendi to put aside their differences and end a year-long standoff over the deployment of a US missile defense system in South Korea , Presidents Moon and Xi reaffirmed their joint resolve to mend ties and restore cooperation in all areas. (more...)
Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death
- November 14, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte skipped the gala dinner hosted by Vietnam Friday night for the visiting Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders due to urgent matters that needed his attention. Duterte was infuriated by expressions of concern by then-President Barack Obama's administration about extrajudicial killings in the Philippines . (more...)
How can the crisis on Manus Island be resolved? How can the crisis on Manus Island be resolved?
- November 14, 2017

There are 400 refugees and asylum seekers who have barricaded themselves inside the mothballed detention centre, saying they fear for their safety if they leave. The camp officially closed on October 31, but the detainees, who were sent to the island as part of Australia's offshore detention program, have refused to relocate to temporary accommodations. (more...)
Kandahar attack: 40 Taliban insurgents killed
- November 14, 2017

Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident. One security official were injured. Taliban fighters have increasingly used night-vision goggles since at least August 2016, according to The Washington Post . On Oct. 19, 43 Afghan army soldiers were killed, nine injured and six others went missing after Taliban attacked an army camp in the same district and the clashes on that day also left 10 militants dead. (more...)
Two shot at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon Two shot at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon
- November 14, 2017

The doctor, identified as cardiologist Dr. George Seese, was struck at least twice and later died. Wood then shot himself, and he was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound to the head. WBNS-TV reports Seese did not work at the hospital full-time. Both the hospital and Massillon City Schools were placed on lockdown for several hours after the shooting. (more...)

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