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Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide
- November 19, 2017

The Senate's solution to pay for it includes the repeal of the individual mandate, a measure in the Affordable Care Act that requires individuals to be covered by health insurance. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, blasted the GOP tax bill, calling it a "terrible, awful piece of legislation" and warning it would balloon the deficit. (more...)
Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney
- November 19, 2017

And while Franken's conduct is appalling (it came with photographic evidence showing Franken appearing to grope the breasts of a sleeping Leeann Tweeden), the presidential tweet offered a revealing insight into Donald Trump's own thoughts about women. (more...)
HRW: Systematic rape of Rohingya by Myanmar's army HRW: Systematic rape of Rohingya by Myanmar's army
- November 19, 2017

Worldwide concern over the Rohingya situation has grown. He said the U.S. wants to see Myanmar succeed and had a hard time seeing how sanctions help resolve the crisis , referring to the possible sanctions, which if considered would be imposed by the U.S. (more...)
CNN now has a clock tracking Trump's silence on Roy Moore CNN now has a clock tracking Trump's silence on Roy Moore
- November 19, 2017

You work for the president. "I think he thinks it's best for the people of Alabama to make that decision". But he repeatedly ducked questions about whether Trump thinks the women's accusations are credible. "But we also believe that all of this information is out there for the people of Alabama". "Sitting here 40 years after the fact, I can not have any more information to tell you one way or the other", Short replied. (more...)
Israel fires 'warning shot' after Syrian border construction Israel fires 'warning shot' after Syrian border construction
- November 19, 2017

In response, the military says it complained to the United Nations peacekeeper force station on the Golan and fired a tank shell as a warning . Israel's artillery fired at Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights for the second consecutive day on Sunday, claiming the Syrian army violated ceasefire agreement. (more...)
Morocco food aid stampede kills 15, injures 5 others Morocco food aid stampede kills 15, injures 5 others
- November 19, 2017

A witness, a doctor who remained anonymous, said it happened at an annual charitable distribution of flour. "The local authorities on the spot were overwhelmed". The monarch will also pay for the expenses of the burial and funeral of the victims, as well as for the costs of the wounded hospitalization, according to the same source. (more...)
The Capital Of Turkey Just Banned All Public LGBT Events The Capital Of Turkey Just Banned All Public LGBT Events
- November 19, 2017

Turkey has dismissed more than 140,000 officials since the coup attempt, and arrested another 50,000, including opposition politicians, academics, journalists, activists and European Union citizens. This is not the first ban of it's kind in Turkey. Once hugely popular gay pride parades have already been banned for several years in the Turkish capital and the country's largest city of Istanbul. (more...)
Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?' Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'
- November 19, 2017

Two women have come forward by name accusing Moore of initiating sexual contact with them when they were 14 and 16, respectively. Sanders brushed past the president's own history with a novel strategy - blaming Franken because the senator had apologized for a physical assault while absolving Trump because he hadn't. (more...)
Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) to Release Earnings on Monday
- November 19, 2017

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,581 as of 11:35 a.m. During the past couple of weeks, CHS average daily volatility was 43.81%, which is -0.14 percentage points higher than the average volatility over the past 100 days. (more...)
Frost denies Nebraska contract rumors Frost denies Nebraska contract rumors
- November 19, 2017

Even though Riley has yet to be shown the door as the Cornhuskers head coach, Nebraska was all ready to ink the man they believe can clean up the mess. An AAC title means that Central Florida will finish the season undefeated and be the Group of Five team invited to a New Year's Six Bowl. But Florida is also looking for a coach and could find a guy not too far away in Orlando to be an intriguing hire. (more...)
Suspects On the Run After Gun Battle With Police Suspects On the Run After Gun Battle With Police
- November 19, 2017

During the altercation Rodriguez approached the officer from behind and struck him in the head with a gun. One or both of the suspects reportedly shot at a backup officer as he arrived on scene. Authorities are continuing to search for Tovar and Rodriguez. They are wanted for aggravated assault on a peace officer and are considered by police to be "armed and unsafe". (more...)
Committed to improving sanitation facilities: PM Committed to improving sanitation facilities: PM
- November 19, 2017

The UN passed a resolution in 2013 recognising World Toilet Day as an official UN global day. IT's World Toilet Day today - a global initiative which aims to draw attention to the need for the provision of sanitation to people all over the world - particularly in developing countries. (more...)
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Can't Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased
- November 19, 2017

About 761,301 shares traded. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2017/11/18/teacher-retirement-system-of-texas-purchases-new-position-in-ball-corporation-bll.html. Advisory Service Ntwk Lc has invested 0.01% in Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL ). The Firm sells general merchandise to its over 20 franchisees. Copeland Capital Management Llc decreased Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) stake by 12,670 shares to 43,120 valued at $7.43M in 2017Q2. (more...)
Germany replaces U.S. as country with best worldwide image Germany replaces U.S. as country with best worldwide image
- November 19, 2017

Still-with a drastic fall from first to sixth place-updating perceptions could take some work. Americans stand alone in ranking Germany outside the top-ten overall nation brands, placing it eleventh. It ranks among the top five countries in all but the tourism category, where it's gaining ground, according to the report. "The sharp decline in how much global public trust the US president on the world stage is especially pronounced among some of America's closest allies in Europe and Asia, ... (more...)
Comedian Al Porter to take time off from Today FM show Comedian Al Porter to take time off from Today FM show
- November 19, 2017

Yesterday, the word from Marconi House was: " Today FM has spoken with Al Porter and his management team concerning these allegations. Likewise, we take the welfare of our presenters and staff extremely seriously" a spokesman said. As host of the TV3 series Blind Date , the station have also announced that it would cancel the repeat broadcast of the finale in the wake of the allegations. (more...)
Bigg Boss season 11: Love Birds romance in Swimming Pool Bigg Boss season 11: Love Birds romance in Swimming Pool
- November 19, 2017

After his comment, Bandgi goes to the washroom with Puneesh and locks the door. Benafsha tells Priyank about her boyfriend Varun. The two of them get up and start walking towards the washroom. Bandgi Kalra and Puneesh Sharma's over the top PDA has been annoying not just their co-contestants but also the viewers. As per the instructions, each candidate has to keep a bowl in their hand and pour as much as water they can in it. (more...)
Chief Justice takes notice of killing of 20 men in Balochistan Chief Justice takes notice of killing of 20 men in Balochistan
- November 19, 2017

They are required to inform the apex court about the steps they have taken to prevent such incidents in future. It is worth mentioning here that 15 dead bodies were found on a mountain in Balochistan's Turbat district on Wednesday as well. (more...)
Saudi public being prepared for alliance with Israel? Saudi public being prepared for alliance with Israel?
- November 19, 2017

The Israeli army's chief of staff told an Arabic language online newspaper that Israel was ready to share "intelligence information" with Saudi Arabia , saying their countries had a common interest in standing up to Iran. Gadi Eisenkot stated in an interview with Saudi's Elaph newspaper. Furthermore, Eizenkot said the IDF had no intention of launching an attack on Hezbollah in Lebanon , and accused Iran of seeking to escalate tensions there. (more...)
Anti-LGBTQ US Politician Resigns After 'Having Sex With Man In Office' Anti-LGBTQ US Politician Resigns After 'Having Sex With Man In Office'
- November 19, 2017

A homophobic lawmaker has resigned after being allegedly caught having sex with a man in his office . Keep producing those profoundly shitty , hypocritical Republican politicians, OH - you're doing a bang-up job of it lately! He said: 'We all bring our own struggles and our own trials into public life. (more...)
Body found in search for missing United Kingdom teenager Body found in search for missing United Kingdom teenager
- November 19, 2017

Police say the discovery was made at around 3pm today by a specialist search team near the costal path where items of her clothing had been located . He added that the coroner has been notified and will begin further forensic examination. "This will guide the investigation in respect of the circumstances of the death which at this time remains unexplained". (more...)
Int'l community closely watching possible meeting between NK leader, Chinese envoy Int'l community closely watching possible meeting between NK leader, Chinese envoy
- November 19, 2017

The North's state-run daily Rodong Sinmun on Sunday reported on Chinese special envoy Song Tao's visit to the regime, including a banquet held for the envoy on Saturday. It has close military and diplomatic ties to Russian Federation, and they have repeatedly called for a peaceful, negotiated solution to the North Korea nuclear and missile crisis. (more...)
India, China vow to uphold peace post Doklam standoff India, China vow to uphold peace post Doklam standoff
- November 19, 2017

The note highlights that ideas were also exchanged to build trust and strengthen military contacts. The mechanism was established in 2012 as an institutional mechanism for consultation and coordination for the maintenance of peace and tranquility in the India-China border areas. (more...)
Indira Gandhi fought for secularism: Sonia Gandhi Indira Gandhi fought for secularism: Sonia Gandhi
- November 19, 2017

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday hailed former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as one of the greatest leaders of India, saying she fought forces seeking to divide the people on the basis of religion and caste. In an online poll organised by the BBC in 1999, Indira was named the "Woman of the Millennium", and her descendants including daughter-in-law Sonia Gandhi and grandson Rahul Gandhi continue to lead the Congress party. (more...)
North Korea on 'Aggressive Schedule' to Develop Ballistic Missile Submarine North Korea on 'Aggressive Schedule' to Develop Ballistic Missile Submarine
- November 19, 2017

At the time, they had estimated that the latest submerged displacement was in excess of 2,000 tons with a beam measurement of 11 meters, according to the Diplomat . In addition, a 38 North analysis identified what appears to be a launch canister, indicating that the submarine the North Koreans are building is meant to carry SLBMs, or submarine-launched ballistic missiles . (more...)
Justice Bill O'Neill apologizes for controversial Facebook post Justice Bill O'Neill apologizes for controversial Facebook post
- November 19, 2017

O'Neill, who is running for OH governor as a Democrat, received massive backlash Friday for detailing his sexual history with "50 very attractive females", in response to mounting sexual misconduct allegations against prominent political figures. (more...)
Gujarat polls 2017: Patidar agitation issues deadline to Congress Gujarat polls 2017: Patidar agitation issues deadline to Congress
- November 19, 2017

After two years of agitation and witnessing many ups and downs, the PAAS has seen recent attacks on Patel over the "sex CDs" which have gone viral on social media. PAAS leader Atul Patel claimed that permission was cancelled on "flimsy grounds". According to him, all arrangements were made at the present location and so it was hard to change the location in the last moment, as he firmly said, "Come what may, we will not change the rally location in Mansa". (more...)
American Tries to Cross Border Into North Korea Amid Nuclear Tensions American Tries to Cross Border Into North Korea Amid Nuclear Tensions
- November 19, 2017

Byron told South Korean officials he had researched on the internet how to cross into North Korea. While the contents of the defector's stomach do not necessarily reflect the wider population, his status as a soldier with an elite assignment suggests he would at least be as well nourished as an average North Korean. (more...)
USDA recalls Trader Joe's packaged salads USDA recalls Trader Joe's packaged salads
- November 19, 2017

The White Meat Chicken Salad, Curried White Chicken Deli Salad and Turkey Cranberry Apple Salad are included in the recall. The recalled products will also include the code "P-40299" on the USDA inspection label. For more information on the recall, visit the USDA website. The states affected are: California , Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. (more...)
NC fire department may lose funding over Confederate flag NC fire department may lose funding over Confederate flag
- November 19, 2017

Firefighters at the department, however, are claiming that they are not racist, yet are so committed to the cause of slavery and secession by the Confederate States of America that they are choosing the flag over the safety of the community they are supposed to protect. (more...)
'SNL' imagines Trump Jr.-Assange meeting in 'The Mueller Files' 'SNL' imagines Trump Jr.-Assange meeting in 'The Mueller Files'
- November 19, 2017

The show imagined a political drama series called The Mueller Files , and the latest installment depicts Trump Jr. personally meeting with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London . and and Assange were joined by Alex Moffat, returning in his role as Eric Trump . "As off the record sliding into my DMs is, I thought this might be safer", McKinnon as Assange says. (more...)

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