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Week winter storm watch in forecast Week winter storm watch in forecast
- November 15, 2017

Motorists planning travel into the mountains of the Sierra Nevada during this time frame should be prepared for hazardous winter driving conditions. The heaviest snow is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon. Significant reductions in visibility are possible with strong wind and heavy snow. Winter Storm Warning means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. (more...)
Canada takes softwood lumber dispute with United States to NAFTA appeal panel
- November 15, 2017

The Canadian government is keen on having the binational panel examine the lumber dispute because in the past, Canada has emerged victorious when appealing its case through NAFTA in the long-running trade battle. "We will forcefully defend Canada's softwood lumber industry, including through litigation, which we are launching today", Canada's foreign ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Zimbabwe military denies coup, says President Mugabe safe Zimbabwe military denies coup, says President Mugabe safe
- November 15, 2017

Earlier, heavy gunfire was heard in the Harare suburbs near to Mugabe's compound as the crisis in the African nation intensifies. There has been no word so far from 93-year-old President Mugabe or his representatives. The US embassy in Zimbabwe has told American citizens in the country to "shelter in place". Embassy personnel will continue to monitor the situation closely. (more...)
Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday Big-rig crash blocks lanes on I-80 in San Pablo Tuesday
- November 15, 2017

The crash happened on northbound I-5 near Via de la Valle just after 2:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. 10 News interviewed a couple who had stopped after seeing the man crash a They told him not to go to his vehicle but he went anyway, and was hit by an oncoming Jeep, 10News reported. (more...)
Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade
- November 15, 2017

The announcement from the Saudi mission at the United Nations came after the coalition fighting Yemen's rebels, known as Houthis, faced widespread worldwide criticism over the closure, with the U.N. The blockade "is complicating what is already a catastrophic situation", McGoldrick said. The coalition said on Monday it would re-open ports in areas held by allied forces. (more...)
Las Vegas murder suspect added to FBI's 10 most wanted list Las Vegas murder suspect added to FBI's 10 most wanted list
- November 15, 2017

Mungia allegedly threatened to kill her then, after learning she was romantically involved with another man, but persuaded her to return home with the children. Munguia has a lengthy criminal record that includes several counts of vehicle theft and assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer. He also has an extensive criminal record including several counts of auto theft and assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer. (more...)
Dems renew calls for gun control in wake of Texas church shooting Dems renew calls for gun control in wake of Texas church shooting
- November 15, 2017

More recently, he had allegedly threatened his mother-in-law and preliminary reports after the church massacre cited the role of family issues as a possible motive. Plates were priced at $10, but Ritch said dozens of people came through the line and paid more for to-go orders. "So they may not be visible, but they are there". (more...)
UP: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Yogi Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit UP: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Yogi Adityanath ahead of Ayodhya visit
- November 15, 2017

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has a huge number of followers and many look up to him. " Summary: Ram Temple should be built at the spot where Ram Lalla is now ensconsed and the mosque should be built anywhere else other than in Faizabad or Ayodhya", said Rizvi. (more...)
N. Korean soldier who defected used a vehicle to escape N. Korean soldier who defected used a vehicle to escape
- November 15, 2017

The stunning escape occurred Monday at a jointly controlled area that is the only point where soldiers from the two sides face each other in the Demilitarized Zone. The last time a North Korean soldier defected through there was in 2007 and, before that, in 1998. "The individual initially took cover near a building on the southern side of the JSA."U.S. (more...)
How Hillary Clinton's 2020 hopes were ruined by Donna Brazile How Hillary Clinton's 2020 hopes were ruined by Donna Brazile
- November 15, 2017

The crowd of more than 4,000 welcomed Clinton with a roar of applause, and it cheered even louder when she said her days of being guarded about what she says in public "are over". "The agreement - signed by Amy Dacey, the former CEO of the DNC, and Robby Mook with a copy to Marc Elias - specified that in exchange for raising money and investing in the DNC, Hillary would control the party's finances, strategy, and all the money raised". (more...)
American International Group Inc Sold A Little More Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock
- November 15, 2017

The stock rose 2.10% or $0.29 reaching $14.07. The company's outstanding shares are 166.3 Million. The California-based Invest House Ltd Liability Corp has invested 1.59% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Arlington Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Compania De Minas Buenaventu for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.90B market cap company. (more...)
5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage
- November 15, 2017

While the US Geological Survey says it was centered off the coast about 9.3 kilometers northwest of Pohang, state-run Korea Meteorological Administration said the epicenter was inside Pohang. No damage to them has been reported. Reports of shaking buildings and toppling furniture flooded in from Seoul to Jeju Island. There are nuclear power plants and industrial facilities in the area. (more...)
Russian PM Says He Talked To Trump Over Dinner In Manila Russian PM Says He Talked To Trump Over Dinner In Manila
- November 15, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev exchange pleasantries prior to the start of the bilateral meeting at the Coconut Palace in Pasay City on November 13, 2017. "It's [their cases] still under investigation", he added. "Let us see how European nations will behave in this case, including those proactively interested in implementation of this project, and what the European Commission will ultimately tend to", Medvedev said. (more...)
Trump Promises 'Major Statement' on Trade After Trip Trump Promises 'Major Statement' on Trade After Trip
- November 15, 2017

However, after a gruelling 12-day trip across five countries, Trump opted to get on Air Force One and fly back to Washington. During brief remarks to reporters, Trump said he and Duterte have "had a great relationship " but avoided questions on whether he'd raise human rights issues. (more...)
India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism
- November 15, 2017

In his inaugural speech at the highly fortified Cultural Centre in Manila , Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte talked about various challenges facing the region and identified terrorism and violent extremism as threats that "know no boundaries". (more...)
Gaia Pope investigation - man and woman released Gaia Pope investigation - man and woman released
- November 15, 2017

Dorset police say they now fear Miss Pope has "come to harm". Miss Pope, 19, from Langton Matravers in Dorset, disappeared on the afternoon of 7 November. Her family had appealed for her to get in touch. "The massive effort to find Gaia has been a great comfort in what everyone will understand is a deeply worrying and scary experience for all who love Gaia so deeply", they said. (more...)
What next for same-sex marriage What next for same-sex marriage
- November 15, 2017

The proposal comes after a bombshell poll found half of Australians support service providers being allowed to refuse same-sex weddings on the basis of private religious views. "On social media, people can often be a little more candid". "If we were not to implement a decision on marriage equality , the nation would throw up its hands and give up on the parliament", he told a meeting of opposition senators in Canberra. (more...)
Philippines, New Zealand sign education agreement
- November 15, 2017

The signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation was held during the bilateral meeting between the two leaders following the 31st ASEAN Summit here in Manila. No doubt about it. "I've seen public statements from him so I've seen his position on it but obviously we're working with the Australian government on the issue", she said. (more...)
A step forward as China 'special envoy' to travel to North Korea
- November 15, 2017

Earlier this year, China's then nuclear envoy Wu Dawei was snubbed by Pyongyang which refused to accept a meeting on the Korean Peninsula crisis. The last time China's special envoy for North Korea visited the country was in February previous year. (more...)
Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
- November 15, 2017

The U.N. migration agency reports that human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh, not only recently but in past years, U.N. When Aung San Suu Kyi met United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the conference on Tuesday, he stressed that the Rohingya refugees should be allowed to voluntarily return to Myanmar and that the government should increase efforts to ensure humanitarian access to the areas affected by violence . (more...)
Alabama Republican Congressman Runs Away From Questions About Roy Moore's Accusers Alabama Republican Congressman Runs Away From Questions About Roy Moore's Accusers
- November 15, 2017

The new accuser, Beverly Young Nelson, told a packed news conference here on Monday that Moore attacked he was a prosecutor in Etowah county, Alabama, reports The New York Times. " Roy Moore should do what is best for the conservatives of Alabama and step aside". Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) ran away from an ABC News reporter trying to ask him about the sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore on Tuesday. (more...)
Sessions gives Trump what he wants - a return to 'Crooked Hillary' Sessions gives Trump what he wants - a return to 'Crooked Hillary'
- November 15, 2017

Also unclear Tuesday was how Sessions might appoint such a special counsel for some of the issues, given that he has recused himself from investigative matters involving the 2016 campaign due to his vocal support of Trump and fierce public criticism of Clinton. (more...)
25 injured as SMRT trains collide at Joo Koon MRT Station 25 injured as SMRT trains collide at Joo Koon MRT Station
- November 15, 2017

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was informed of the accident at 8:33 am (UTC + 8:00), and rushed to the site. In its first tweet at 8.25am, SMRT said that a " train fault " happened at Joo Koon station. About half the injured passengers were taken to the National University Hospital. Passengers who posted on social media said that a number of those on the moving train fell when the two trains made contact. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Russian wire transfers labeled 'to finance election campaign of 2016' Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Russian wire transfers labeled 'to finance election campaign of 2016'
- November 15, 2017

The transactions moved between Citibank accounts in nearly 60 countries and totaled $380,000. What remains unclear, however, is how the funds were used. The publication comes amid the ongoing FBI and US Congress investigations into Russia's alleged involvement in the 2016 US presidential election campaign. (more...)
Advertisers Delete Tweets Around Calls to Boycott Sean Hannity Advertisers Delete Tweets Around Calls to Boycott Sean Hannity
- November 15, 2017

Supporters of Hannity lashed out at Keurig on social media through the hashtag #BoycottKeurig . In John Cardillo's latest video , he explains why you should sign our petition to let Volvo know that if they don't want to do business with Sean Hannity , we do not want to do business with them. (more...)
Woman faints after jury finds her guilty in murder-for-hire plot Woman faints after jury finds her guilty in murder-for-hire plot
- November 15, 2017

The father-of-one was lured to a dark dirt track and shot once in the stomach by Weldon McDavid Jr , who donned camouflage and lay in wait for the ambush. Forewoman Reed said that it was "hard when we watched her faint". Carlsbad police determined that the phone used to call Mulvihill was purchased by Lovejoy, and feces found in the bushes at the scene of the shooting were traced to McDavid, the prosecutor said. (more...)
UCLA basketball freshmen fly home after one-week detainment in China
- November 15, 2017

Trump Chief of Staff John F. Kelly has already been in touch with the families of the three players as well as university officials including UCLA coach Steve Alford. Since the matter did not occur on the court, it would be up to UCLA whether the players will be punished, Scott said. "And hopefully everything is going to work out", Trump said on board Air Force One, before word of the trio's return appeared. (more...)
'Violent psychopath' sought after escaping Hawaii hospital, boarding flight
- November 15, 2017

Randall Toshio Saito, 59, escaped from the hospital in Kaneohe on Sunday and shortly thereafter boarded a plane and traveled to Maui, said Lt. Gregg Okamoto, police spokesman. The woman, selected at random, was shot in the face with a pellet gun and repeatedly stabbed. Saito was acquitted of the murder by reason of insanity. (more...)
Eagles Of Death Metal Honor Bataclan Shooting Victims in Paris Eagles Of Death Metal Honor Bataclan Shooting Victims in Paris
- November 15, 2017

Hughes hugged Macron before performing two songs, his band's track "I Love You All The Time", and a cover of Duran Duran's "Save a Prayer". On Friday November 2015, Paris was shook with a series of terrorist attacks that left almost 130 people dead, including 89 at the Bataclan theatre. (more...)
Arrest Made in Murder of North Salem's Lois Colley Arrest Made in Murder of North Salem's Lois Colley
- November 15, 2017

Esdras Marroquin Gomez, a former laborer who had worked on Colley's 300-acre estate, was arraigned today before Judge Barbara Zambelli on an indictment charging him with second-degree murder for the November 9 murder of Colley in 2015. Hugo Ramirez-Morales (l.) and Angel Parra Penafiel (r. ) were arrested in 2016 on suspicion of stealing $30,000 worth of hay from Colley and her husband over several years. (more...)

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