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Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly
- November 14, 2017

On the Iraq side of the border, 11 people were killed and the most damage was seen in Darbandikhan, near the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit there Tuesday to assess damage and oversee rescue work. (more...)
European Officials Denied Entry to Israel for Boycott Support European Officials Denied Entry to Israel for Boycott Support
- November 14, 2017

They meant to offer Barghouti and other Palestinian security prisoners their support. In August 2016, Israel established an inter-ministerial team tasked with tracking down and deporting anti-Israel activists who come to the Jewish State for the objective of harming the country. (more...)
Verna ban: Twitterati are fuming! Verna ban: Twitterati are fuming!
- November 14, 2017

There are reports that the film is likely to be banned. Verna is Mansoor's third film, following Khuda Kay Liye and Bol in which he continues his exploration of Pakistan's social ills with a story of a rape survivor's quest for justice. (more...)
Iraq's Kurdistan Says to Respect Court Decision Banning Secession Iraq's Kurdistan Says to Respect Court Decision Banning Secession
- November 14, 2017

Iraqi President Fouad Masoum called for dialogue between the Iraqi central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to overcome political and security problems after the KRG's independence referendum on September 25. These areas lie outside of the Kurdish region and are claimed by both Erbil and Baghdad. The Iraqi armed forces have threatened to resume military operations against the Kurds, accusing them of delaying the handover of control of borders and taking advantage of ... (more...)
Thomas Chandy contemplating moving SC after high court rap Thomas Chandy contemplating moving SC after high court rap
- November 14, 2017

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said an "appropriate decision" on the minister would be taken after considering the court's order and NCP's stand. Tankha, who arrived here last evening, however maintained that he was appearing on behalf of Chandy in court in his professional capacity as a lawyer. (more...)
Trump's incoherent message to America's allies in Asia
- November 14, 2017

It began on May 20 when he chose Ryadh, the capital of the medieval kingdom and ground zero of Muslim extremism, as his first overseas visit after taking office and has ended with his embrace of the Philippines' murderous president Rodrigo Duterte , with time out to outrage the US's intelligence community by his fawning embrace of former KGB Colonel Vladimir Putin, who, wide-eyed, told Trump he had nothing to do with sabotaging the United States election that brought Trump to power. (more...)
Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN
- November 14, 2017

President Moon Jae-in attends a bilateral summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Crown Plaza Da Nang in Da Nang, Vietnam, on November 11. The regional bloc is expected to hit North Korea for its missile tests , in a draft Chairman's statement . (more...)
The Gaslamp Killer Files Defamation Suit Against Rape Accusers The Gaslamp Killer Files Defamation Suit Against Rape Accusers
- November 14, 2017

He also claims that it was the women who initially propositioned him, rather than the other way around. She said that he had come and addressed them in the wake of perceiving her companion RaeAn Medina , who he had met beforehand at a celebration. (more...)
Viral video shows man trying to pull off 'Baahubali' facing elephant's wrath Viral video shows man trying to pull off 'Baahubali' facing elephant's wrath
- November 14, 2017

It is believed the man - who has not been named - was trying to recreate a scene from popular Indian movie Baahubali , where the protagonist jumps on top of an elephant from its trunk. "You're drunk. The elephant will go mad". After spotting an elephant tethered on a plot and no mahout around, they got a great opportunity to do something insane. (more...)
Trump's boss says Israel will continue to destabilize Syria Trump's boss says Israel will continue to destabilize Syria
- November 14, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he has told the United States and Russian Federation that Israel will continue to take action across the Syrian frontier according to its security needs, even as the two powers try to build up a ceasefire. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases annual report on hate crimes Federal Bureau of Investigation releases annual report on hate crimes
- November 14, 2017

Crimes were also committed against victims due to their religion or sexual orientation. Authorities warn the actual number of hate crimes is likely much higher. Hate crimes against black people declined by 3 offenses from 2015 to 2016. That year, almost 17 percent of participating police agencies reported incidents. (more...)
Judgement reserved in Imran Khan's disqualification case Judgement reserved in Imran Khan's disqualification case
- November 14, 2017

The amount to invest in offshore company was sent from Pakistan, the remarks added. During the hearing, Justice Saqib Nisar asked if hiding assets in the nomination paper was a mistake or deliberate lying. If Imran Khan is disqualified ... Naeem Bukhari also pointed out that there were so many contradictions in responses given by Imran Khan. Responding to the chief justice's observation that the offshore company was still not declared, Bukhari stated that neither his client was the ... (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Bought by Legacy Capital Partners Inc
- November 14, 2017

About shares traded. Aramark (ARMK) has risen 13.66% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Cleararc Capital Inc increased Eaton Corp Plc Shs (ETN) stake by 147.12% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling
- November 14, 2017

May, who has faced criticism over her perceived eagerness to gloss over differences with the US and avoid steps that could jeopardise that relationship, told those gathered that Russia's actions threatened the worldwide order, pointing to its annexation of Crimea, meddling in elections , and hacking the Danish Ministry of Defence and Germany's Bundestag. (more...)
Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS
- November 14, 2017

Azar worked at Eli Lilly for a decade, including five years as president of its USA affiliate Lilly USA unit, and left the company in January, according to his LinkedIn page. "This is someone who understands the complex system we've built-and the warped channel incentives baked into the system". Chip Kahn, president and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, the national advocacy organization for investor-owned hospitals, made similar comments. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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