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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...)
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...)

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