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Global Terrorism Index 2017 Global Terrorism Index 2017
- November 15, 2017

Iraq was the only country of the five most affected by terrorism to record an increase in deaths, primarily driven by ISIL as it increased suicide attacks and assaults on civilians to compensate for territorial losses. Yemen, Afghanistan, and Syria together saw more than 500 fewer deaths in 2016 than in 2015. However the report which was released on Wednesday, also noted that Nigeria remains third among the World's most terrorized countries. (more...)
Trump and Putin: What Comes Next? Trump and Putin: What Comes Next?
- November 15, 2017

You can only ask so many times. Clapper told Reuters . Clapper was the national intelligence director when his office in January released the conclusion reached by the CIA, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency that Russian Federation had meddled in the 2016 USA presidential election told Reuters . (more...)
Petition launched to change school mascot's name that sounds like male genitalia Petition launched to change school mascot's name that sounds like male genitalia
- November 15, 2017

Having already anticipated confusion, Richard Swanson, Farmington High School's principal, released a statement alongside the original mascot announcement that said the word would only be used in the singular. Parents are concerned the plural form of Phoenix - Phoenices- sounds too much like male anatomy. . "There are many people who find this type of thing amusing, and all it will take is one person to figure it out before it goes viral", he wrote. (more...)
Jeff Long out as University of Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long out as University of Arkansas athletics director
- November 15, 2017

Long had been with the Razorbacks since 2008 with the football team experiencing mixed results during his time there. It is not clear whether Long resigned or was sacked. While serving at Arkansas, Long was named the first chairman of the college football playoff selection committee. If Arkansas is going to get to.500 and bowl eligibility, the Hogs have to beat Mississippi State and Missouri. (more...)
India-US to Boost Defence Relationship, Squeeze China — ASEAN Summit India-US to Boost Defence Relationship, Squeeze China — ASEAN Summit
- November 15, 2017

The relationship between India and the United States goes beyond mutual interest and can be beneficial for Asia and humanity at large, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Donald Trump on Monday who described him as a "friend" who is "doing a great job". (more...)
Operation Christmas Child Gifting to millions of children worldwide Operation Christmas Child Gifting to millions of children worldwide
- November 15, 2017

Huerta said most school supplies, hygiene items and toys are allowed and there is a full list of gift suggestions on how to pack a shoebox on the Operation Christmas Child website . In 2017, Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach 12 million children, with more than 10,000 coming from the East Oklahoma City Area Team. (more...)
FO summons Indian diplomat over LoC firing FO summons Indian diplomat over LoC firing
- November 15, 2017

Against this, there were only 228 incidents of ceasefire violation from across the LoC in 2016, sources said, attributing these growing desperation among Pakistani troops to push in armed militants into the Indian side before the closure of mountainous passes due to snowfall during winter. (more...)
Will help develop anti-spam app in India Will help develop anti-spam app in India
- November 15, 2017

The statements were made in an attempt to make Apple budge on its strict privacy-focused stance, and allow the regulator untethered access to call logs and details as well as text messages on iOS devices. At least seven meetings have been held between the two sides and dozens of emails exchanged since past year, according to government officials and documents reviewed by Reuters . (more...)
Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer
- November 15, 2017

She was not only the first female graduate of Bombay University but also the first woman to read law at Oxford University in 1892. Education was a major priority in Cornelia's family. She made a decision to return to India as a lawyer in 1893. However, this did not stop Sorabji from practicising law as she became a legal advisor to the Indian government. (more...)
Salt Lake County to sue drugmakers over opioid epidemic Salt Lake County to sue drugmakers over opioid epidemic
- November 15, 2017

Wilking says the man ran away after being stabbed and the woman chased him, but she stopped her pursuit to go home and call police. Then the man turned and fled on foot, she told police, heading to a nearby bus stop. The incident happened at a neighbourhood in the south of Salt Lake City at 6am yesterday (14 November). Police said the woman responded quickly, and was able to defend herself in a very risky and precarious situation. (more...)
Kenyan apex court orders commission to grant opposition access to poll returns Kenyan apex court orders commission to grant opposition access to poll returns
- November 15, 2017

Lawyers for Kenyatta and the election board had opposed the application for access to the returns, arguing it was a waste of time. Delivering its rulings on preliminary issues raised during the pre-trial conference on Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld an objection by President Uhuru Kenyatta's legal team on the inclusion of the NASA coalition to the case. (more...)
Governor Walker signs four sportsman bills into law Governor Walker signs four sportsman bills into law
- November 15, 2017

The governor signed the bill over the weekend, which went into effect yesterday, and now Mentored licenses for children under age 10 are available through the "Go Wild" system. The DNR is ready for a change in state law that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age. Kids will have to wait for five days before they can start shooting deer, but can be involved in several seasons that are already underway. (more...)
Terry Crews Describes Sexual Assault By WME Exec: 'He Grabbed My Junk!' Terry Crews Describes Sexual Assault By WME Exec: 'He Grabbed My Junk!'
- November 15, 2017

He says he was afraid to say anything because Venit is one of the biggest agents in Hollywood, representing Sylvester Stallone , Gal Gadot, Kevin James, Adam Sandler and a number of other celebrities. Talking with host Michael Strahan , Terry explains how Adam is basically everyone's agent and is "connected to probably everyone" in the business. (more...)
North Korean media calls for death penalty for Trump North Korean media calls for death penalty for Trump
- November 15, 2017

Of course, Trump is a not your average world leader. The Rodong Sinmun on Sunday issued an article titled "Trump laid bare his true nature as destroyer of the world peace in his Asia tour", criticizing his remarks and speeches during trips to South Korea, Japan and China. (more...)
Cuomo, Mulvaney trade barbs over tax reform Cuomo, Mulvaney trade barbs over tax reform
- November 15, 2017

He explained that the plan would completely do away with state and local tax deductions, which would hurt residents of states like NY where the property tax and state income tax levels are high. Meanwhile, the situation was reversed in SC, a low-wage state where the average taxpayer contributed $4,921 to the federal government while per capital federal benefits of $10,791 were greater than in NY. (more...)
Some Oakland County schools closed as police search for gunman Some Oakland County schools closed as police search for gunman
- November 15, 2017

Quigley, 34, may have shot his wife and her boyfriend in Ortonville, leaving both with critical injuries. A report from WXYZ said the two shooting victims have since been upgraded to stable condition. Praski said the school districts made the decisions to close based on the information given to them. Police say Quigley is armed and unsafe and should not be approached. (more...)
Joe Biden Would Beat Trump By Double Digits in 2020 Election
- November 15, 2017

White voters are largely divided in the matchup, with 41 percent saying they would support Biden and 40 percent backing Trump. A fifth of voters are undecided between Trump and Biden, according to the poll. The poll was conducted from November 9 to 11 among 1,993 registered voters. Biden has been asked about the potential for a 2020 bid in several recent interviews. (more...)
Scottish interim Labour leader Alex Rowley quits over harassment allegations Scottish interim Labour leader Alex Rowley quits over harassment allegations
- November 15, 2017

Scottish Labour will have a new leader on Saturday when the victor of the leadership race between Richard Leonard and Anas Sarwar will be announced. Mr Rowley is the most senior person in the Labour Party to be affected by such allegations. (more...)
North Korean soldier who defected undergoes 2nd operation North Korean soldier who defected undergoes 2nd operation
- November 15, 2017

South Korean and Japanese warships have joined them during the exercise. A North Korean soldier who defected to the South under a hail of gunfire has stabilized but remained unconscious after undergoing a second operation on Wednesday, according to a media report. (more...)
Alwar lynching case: Two arrested, four identified; Congress calls incident 'unfortunate' Alwar lynching case: Two arrested, four identified; Congress calls incident 'unfortunate'
- November 15, 2017

His family alleged that he was shot dead by cow vigilantes when he was ferrying cattle in a vehicle. "These people are just dressed as Gau Rakshaks , but in reality they are nothing but goons". The first was lodged after the pick-up van with cattle was traced at Govindgarh. "There has been several such incidents when Gau Rakshaks have even stopped empty trucks and robbed the driver", said the Sarpanch. (more...)
TN Governor stokes row by holding review meetings TN Governor stokes row by holding review meetings
- November 15, 2017

Earlier in the day, he inspected the Gandhipuram bus stand and took part in a cleaning drive there as part of the Swachh Bharath initiative. "I have been carrying out inspections from yesterday". Jayalalithaa. "There is nothing wrong with Governor visiting various places but taking unilateral decisions is wrong". Instead, he should attend to his duties by ordering a floor test in the state Assembly for the AIADMK government headed by E. (more...)
Man shot at, injured for trying to enter Hindon airbase Man shot at, injured for trying to enter Hindon airbase
- November 15, 2017

He was spotted lurking around the high-security base at around 10.30 pm. Kumar has been admitted to hospital. ANI quoted a senior IAF official as saying that a man who tried to jump over Air Force Hindon base wall in Ghaziabad was shot at by the security forces. (more...)
'Jews out' shouted by far-right Poles at independence day parade 'Jews out' shouted by far-right Poles at independence day parade
- November 15, 2017

There were also anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim slogans and chants such as "Pure Poland, Jew free Poland", "Jews out of Poland", and "Refugees get out". President Andrzej Duda said that "there is no place in Poland" for xenophobia, pathological nationalism and anti-Semitism and that the country must remain a land of open to all who want to come together and work for the good of the nation. (more...)
Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says
- November 15, 2017

Pramila Patten, the United Nations special representative of the secretary-general on sexual violence in conflict, said she would raise accusations against the Burmese military with the International Criminal Court in the Hague . Though she lacks any say in security policy, the Nobel laureate has become a punching bag for rights groups disappointed by her failure to publicly criticise the military or defend Rohingya against rising Islamophobia, partly because she was so outspoken during the ... (more...)
Storms to bring rain and snow to Northern California, Washington state Storms to bring rain and snow to Northern California, Washington state
- November 15, 2017

Dry conditions are expected across the entire region on Thursday , then the next chance for rain and snow showers will arrive on Friday . Another quarter and a half an inch of rain is forecast Wednesday night, according the the weather service. (more...)
Indore's Suyash Dixit Declared Himself King of No Man's Land Near Egypt Indore's Suyash Dixit Declared Himself King of No Man's Land Near Egypt
- November 15, 2017

I took a connecting flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel on November 4 after the conference, and travelled in a rented vehicle for six hours through the desert to reach Bir Tawil. "I pledge to continue to work for the prosperity of my people of the country and this motherland", Dixit wrote on Facebook. Dixit has also created a website , encouraging others to apply for citizenship. (more...)
China sends high-level diplomatic envoy to North Korea China sends high-level diplomatic envoy to North Korea
- November 15, 2017

The North's official Korean Central News Agency also confirmed on the same day that Song will be sent as a special envoy of Xi to visit Pyongyang "soon", without giving further details. "Song will inform the DPRK of the 19th CPC National Congress and visit the DPRK", it said, referring to the abbreviation of North Korea's full name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (more...)
These Tories Are Furious With The Telegraph For Calling Them These Tories Are Furious With The Telegraph For Calling Them "Brexit Mutineers"
- November 15, 2017

Grieve, the ringleader of the rebellion, described Brexit as an "extraordinarily painful process of national self-mutilation" as he warned that he would not be ordered to vote against his conscience. If I wanted to do that, I would not have supported Article 50 . Anna Soubry, a former minister, told the BBC: "It was stormy because you have got people at that meeting who have never spoken out". (more...)
Jedinak hat-trick sends Socceroos to World Cup Jedinak hat-trick sends Socceroos to World Cup
- November 15, 2017

The Aston Villa man let rip, the shot taking a wicked deflection off Henry Figueroa - who was credited with an own goal - totally wrong-footing goalkeeper Donis Escober. The visitors rallied but Kruse found a gap in their defensive line to race clear on goal, only to be hacked down by Palacios before he could pull the trigger. (more...)
Dead In Shooting Near Northern California School
- November 15, 2017

Enloe Hospital has received four patients: three students and one adult, all in unknown conditions, a hospital official said. He declined to release the name of the shooter but said the gunfire began with a domestic violence incident that neighbours reported . (more...)

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