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Sunshine returns, but a blast of cold settles in for Thanksgiving Sunshine returns, but a blast of cold settles in for Thanksgiving
- November 22, 2017

Wednesday high temperatures are in the 40s to near 50 degrees. Temperatures will likely reach 48-55 and a northwesterly breeze will freshen during the afternoon. We should reap the benefits of that shift as highs climb into the mid 50s today , a nice ten degree bump up from Monday and the mildest day of an otherwise cool forecast for the rest of the week. (more...)
South Korean Foreign Minister makes first visit to China South Korean Foreign Minister makes first visit to China
- November 22, 2017

Wang said China values the ROK pledge that it will not participate in the US -led missile defense system, and will not harm China's security interests with any temporary THAAD deployment. China is North Korea's only significant ally and main trading partner but has been tightening enforcement of United Nations economic sanctions aimed at cutting off the North's sources of hard currency. (more...)
Pak judicial body orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed Pak judicial body orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed
- November 22, 2017

The law under which the men were detained required the government to renew the orders to maintain their house arrest every 90 days, but those orders remained subject to judicial review. An official said in a statement, "The government can not afford to set Saeed free in the current circumstance. It can not face an global backlash in the event of releasing the JuD chief". (more...)
Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations - says FTAI Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations - says FTAI
- November 22, 2017

STANDING before party colleagues at the Fine Gael conference in Ballyconnell, County Cavan on Saturday, Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said there can be no return to a hard Border after Brexit. "It is therefore in Boris's hands, and those of his fellow ministers, to ensure there is no need for a hard border". Cabinet ministers are reported to have agreed an increased offer on the UK's financial settlement of up to £40bn, in the hope of breaking the deadlock in Brexit ... (more...)
Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani
- November 22, 2017

On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson have discussed combating terrorism and improving regional security in a phone call. Reacting to the emergency meeting, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, "Unfortunately countries like the Saudi regime are pursuing divisions and creating differences, and because of this they don't see any results other than divisions". (more...)
Bhandari wins berth in ICJ Bhandari wins berth in ICJ
- November 22, 2017

He will start his 9-year term from February 2018. "We convinced countries that the democratic process should be allowed to play its full course in both the Security Council and the General Assembly and there should not be an intervention or adoption of a process that has never been used before or the one that undermines the voice of the majority", officials said. (more...)
Watch Dancing with the Stars season 25 finale online Watch Dancing with the Stars season 25 finale online
- November 22, 2017

SPOILERS AHEAD! DO NOT CONTINUE READING if you don't want to know who the finalists are on Dancing With The Stars! Lindsey Stirling , Nick Lachey and Jordan Fisher will all perform new music, the latter two appearing with Becky G and Debbie Gibson respectively. (more...)
US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew crashes into sea near Okinawa, Japan US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew crashes into sea near Okinawa, Japan
- November 22, 2017

The USS Ronald Reagan is conducting search and rescue operations, the military said. The USS Ronald Reagan is now operating in the Philippine Sea. The cause of the crash was unclear, as was whether any of those aboard the aircraft had survived. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship collided off Japan. (more...)
Trump Designates North Korea As State Sponsor Of Terrorism Trump Designates North Korea As State Sponsor Of Terrorism
- November 22, 2017

A North Korea fan wears a pin of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il. The US action came a day after President Donald Trump re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. In February, China also prohibited coal purchases from North Korea. Trump said that North Korea has "repeatedly" sponsored acts of terrorism, including "assassinations on foreign soil". (more...)
Who is Rukhmabai, today's Google Doodle Who is Rukhmabai, today's Google Doodle
- November 22, 2017

Rukhmabai was the first Indian woman to practice medicine in India under the British Raj. She joined her medical course in 1889 and returned to India in 1894. Nearly 12 years of marriage, in 1885, Bhikaji wanted and demanded restitution of conjugal rights. "As an activist, Raut fought to stamp out child marriage". (more...)
To undergo wrist surgery, out indefinitely To undergo wrist surgery, out indefinitely
- November 22, 2017

Denver is 10-7 this season, with Millsap the star power in a young group of Nikola Jokic , Jamal Murray and Gary Harris. The 32-year-old will undergo an operation to fix a torn ligament in his left wrist. Stay tuned for the latest Paul Millsap injury update. He also averaged 6.2 rebounds per game and three assists. Whatever diagnosis was given in that first visit to the locker room was positive enough for Millsap to rejoin the Nuggets bench and return to the floor in the second quarter. (more...)
Retired IAS officer arrested on charges of raping woman Retired IAS officer arrested on charges of raping woman
- November 22, 2017

As per the complainant, Mohanty introduced himself as a senior IAS officer and had promised her to help her clear the IAS examination. "B.B. Mohanty, who surrendered on Monday evening, was produced in the court of Metropolitan Magistrate here on Tuesday which remanded him to a two-day police custody", Nem Singh, the Sodala Assistant Commissioner of Police, told IANS. (more...)
United States trade rep concerned after latest round of NAFTA talks United States trade rep concerned after latest round of NAFTA talks
- November 22, 2017

The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process. (more...)
Skye Kakoschke-Moore to resign from Senate over dual citizenship Skye Kakoschke-Moore to resign from Senate over dual citizenship
- November 22, 2017

NXT founder Nick Xenophon paid tribute to his former colleague and said it was unclear who would replace her, given the recent decision by the High Court to strike out Liberal Hollie Hughes, who was set to replace former Nationals NSW senator Fiona Nash. (more...)
State Sen. Dan Schoen to resign over sexual harassment claims State Sen. Dan Schoen to resign over sexual harassment claims
- November 22, 2017

Schoen's district includes south Washington County communities of St. Paul Park, Cottage Grove and Newport, as well as the Hastings area and part of South St. Two of the women who leveled accusations against Schoen - Rep. Erin Maye Quade, a Democrat from Apple Valley, and former DFL legislative candidate Lindsey Port of Burnsville - went on the record. (more...)
Driver in deadly NY car-ramming handed terror, racketeering charges Driver in deadly NY car-ramming handed terror, racketeering charges
- November 22, 2017

The indictment states that Saipov provided material support to the Islamic State , and also includes various offenses that carries the death penalty if convicted. Saipov came to the USA legally in 2010 from Uzbekistan, where officials say he had no history of trouble with the law. He shouted "Allahu Akbar" as he jumped out of the truck; he was shot by a NY police officer. (more...)
Australian soccer player gets red card after tackling a ball boy Australian soccer player gets red card after tackling a ball boy
- November 22, 2017

Sydney's Brazilian striker Bobo scored what turned out to be the victor after 111 minutes, but there was time for some late drama to overshadow the enthralling affair after Adelaide United's Michael Marrone pushed over a ball boy who seemed determined to try and waste a few precious seconds for the home side. (more...)
After Yuva Desh's chaiwallah meme, fingers pointed at another mocking tweet After Yuva Desh's chaiwallah meme, fingers pointed at another mocking tweet
- November 22, 2017

In a political faux pas, Yuva Desh , the official Twitter handle of Youth Congress' online magazine first tweeted and later deleted the meme against PM Modi. While the BJP attacked the Congress for its "class bias and colonial hangover", non-NDA leaders like former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah wondered about "elements of the Congress party that commit political suicide with such fantastic regularity". (more...)
Second US judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops Second US judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops
- November 22, 2017

U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis of Baltimore is the second judge to issue an injunction blocking the ban, report the Washington Post , the Washington Times and Reuters . military" surely can be viewed as stunning the situation being what it is", Garbis composed, in the wake of installing screen shots of the tweets pages prior. (more...)
Russia's Putin, Syria's Assad meet in Sochi Russia's Putin, Syria's Assad meet in Sochi
- November 22, 2017

The discussions are just the latest on Syria between Trump and Putin, who have sought to work together to bring about resolution to the years-old conflict a that has ravaged the country - slaughtering hundreds of thousands of Syrians and causing hundreds of thousands more to flee. (more...)
IN jobless rate inches up in October, drops here in NWI IN jobless rate inches up in October, drops here in NWI
- November 21, 2017

Sitting right behind them in the list of Indiana's 92 counties is Dubois County with a 2.5 percent rate, which was actually down from September's 2.6 percent showing. In Valparaiso the unemployment rate in October was stable at 3.9 percent, the same as in September (4.5 percent in October 2016). The September jobless rate was 5.8 percent. (more...)
Trump on Roy Moore: 'We Don't Need a Liberal Democrat' in Seat Trump on Roy Moore: 'We Don't Need a Liberal Democrat' in Seat
- November 21, 2017

At the time, Trump forcefully and repeatedly denied the allegations against him, calling his accusers "horrible, disgusting liars" and threatening to sue them after the election. Asked if they believed the allegations about Moore, 50 percent did not, 36 percent did believe the allegations and 14 percent were undecided. Trump said he is "very happy" that women are speaking out about their experiences. (more...)
United Kingdom 'ready to move on' in Brexit talks, May claims United Kingdom 'ready to move on' in Brexit talks, May claims
- November 21, 2017

If Brexit is to be fulfilled then some sort of border must exist between Northern Ireland and Ireland, although no border should exist between Northern Ireland and the rest of Britain and between Ireland and France. She told the BBC: "Some people are taking their moment in the sun , to try and get the maximum in relation to the negotiations - and I understand that but you shouldn't play about with Northern Ireland particularly at a time when we're trying to bring about devolved government ... (more...)
Go pick out that ideal Christmas tree Go pick out that ideal Christmas tree
- November 21, 2017

Exporters and tree sellers are recommending people beat the Christmas rush this year and buy early. Here, David Mitchell, Christmas tree expert , talks us through 7 things to consider when choosing your tree... Cole's tree farm started in 1965. "We didn't have any issue", Vanderpool said. Tree permits and forest maps are available during regular office hours , Mondays through Fridays, at any Malheur National Forest office. (more...)
Ryan school owners get anticipatory bail in Pradyuman murder case Ryan school owners get anticipatory bail in Pradyuman murder case
- November 21, 2017

The single bench of Justice Surinder Gupta also imposed various conditions while granting bail to group CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents-founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto. The CBI had, after taking over the investigation from Gurugram Police, apprehended another student of Ryan International School for the killing. The High Court had, on October 7, given relief to the Pinto family from arrest in the matter. (more...)
The Likely Lads star Rodney Bewes dies aged 79 The Likely Lads star Rodney Bewes dies aged 79
- November 21, 2017

In a statement on Twitter, his agent Michelle Braidman described him as a "true one off". Paying tribute to the celebrated talent, the statement continued: "He had a amusing anecdote for every occasion". So went the plaintive theme tune to classic comedy series Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? . But despite their onscreen chemistry Bewes and Bolam were at loggerheads off it. (more...)
Malia Obama Caught Kissing A Mystery Man And Smoking A Cigarette Malia Obama Caught Kissing A Mystery Man And Smoking A Cigarette
- November 21, 2017

Yale facilitated the current year's go head to head, which saw Harvard understudies evacuating down to New Haven to rear end at their adversary's grounds previously the diversion. Malia, dressed in a yellow windbreaker and white trousers, hugs the boy in red sweater, kisses him, before puffing on her cigarrette. The man she was snapped kissing wore a dark coat, a red since quite a while ago sleeved Harvard shirt, dark trousers and dark tennis shoes. (more...)
Syrians accused of terror plans detained in German raids Syrians accused of terror plans detained in German raids
- November 21, 2017

The suspects were detained in three different cities after an operation involving around 500 police officers. "Planning was not yet concluded but was thought to be directed at a public target in Germany", said Christian Hartwig from the Frankfurt prosecution service. (more...)
Trump Urges Vote for Roy Moore, Cites Candidate's Denial of Allegations Trump Urges Vote for Roy Moore, Cites Candidate's Denial of Allegations
- November 21, 2017

President Trump speaks before pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey , Drumstick, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on November 21. Moore, who initially appeared to be headed for an easy victory in a reliably Republican state, has trailed Jones in recent polls ahead of the December 12 election. (more...)
Turkey has no intention to break relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Turkey has no intention to break relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
- November 21, 2017

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Norwegian Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen have apologized to Turkey over the incident. Kalin said, however, that Ankara demands an investigation of the incident where the names of the Turkish Republic's founder and current president were used in an "enemy chart". (more...)

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