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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...)
Will provide full support to Balochistan to improve security situation: PM Will provide full support to Balochistan to improve security situation: PM
- November 15, 2017

Earlier, The PM chaired a meeting on the development projects in Balochistan at the Governor's House in Quetta , the PM Office media wing said in a statement. Abbasi asserted that all institutions of the country were dicharging their due responsibilities in accordance with law and urged that democratic process should continue. (more...)
Sapna, Benafsha and Hina get nominated for eviction Sapna, Benafsha and Hina get nominated for eviction
- November 15, 2017

If nothing, Hina Khan is at least one of the most stylish contestants on Bigg Boss 11 . And soon after, both Hina and Luv were admonished for disobeying Bigg Boss' instructions, and as a result of which Hina got nominated. Vikas revealed that she had confessed to him that she would even cut her lashes for him. To which Shilpa replies, "You won't understand". Next up was Arshi Khan , who would have to convince Shilpa to destroy a present sent by her brother. (more...)
Emir: Qatar to hold Shura Council election 'soon' Emir: Qatar to hold Shura Council election 'soon'
- November 15, 2017

Speaking at the Shura Council session, Sheikh Tamim said: "The government is now preparing for the Shura Council elections", adding that "the necessary legislative tools will be presented in 2018 so that the elections are fair". Tamim, who assumed office in 2013 after his father stepped down, also said his government was now working on the instruments needed for elections, which he said would be ready in 2018. (more...)
Russia's State Duma passes amendments to foreign agent media law Russia's State Duma passes amendments to foreign agent media law
- November 15, 2017

In particular, Twitter banned advertising from the accounts of Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik, with Facebook later claiming that it found election-related posts allegedly used by Russia to influence the outcome of the presidential race. (more...)
18-month-old raped by neighbour who came to play with her 18-month-old raped by neighbour who came to play with her
- November 15, 2017

Subsequently, the accused was identified and arrested, the police said. As per the complaint, the girl's parents had left her in the custody of the accused for the last two weeks while they went off to work. "He works in the housekeeping department of a hotel", a police officer said. "Santosh has been arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences [POCSO] Act". (more...)
Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran
- November 15, 2017

Some critics called for Mr Johnson to resign, but Richard Ratcliffe said it would not be in his wife's interests. She has been accused of working with the company and her previous employer, the BBC, to overthrow the Iranian government. It said Johnson had sought advice from officials on whether conferring the status of diplomatic protection could help, "including what impact it would have on the support now being provided and the representations already being made on Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's ... (more...)
Maryland fishermen claim to have made rare moonfish catch Maryland fishermen claim to have made rare moonfish catch
- November 15, 2017

It can best be described a sa cross between a swordfish and a tuna. After over an hour, they reeled it in. "The only reason I knew it was an opah is because I follow some friends out on the West Coast and some friends in Hawaii on the big island over there that catch them periodically, and I have seen them in Instagram posts and things like that, and then I saw him come up and I said it's an opah", said Ensor. (more...)
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...)

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