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NAFTA Talks Fail to Make Headway as New Year Looms NAFTA Talks Fail to Make Headway as New Year Looms
- November 23, 2017

Mexico does not plan to make counterproposals in those areas, the source said, adding that the US autos proposal was "unviable" and would "make the region less competitive". Among the problems appears to be the US pushing to raise the requirement under the rules of origin for American content in cars to 85 percent from its current 62.5%-which Canada and Mexico have so far rejected. (more...)
MS-13 gang member arrested for murder; victim stabbed over 100 times MS-13 gang member arrested for murder; victim stabbed over 100 times
- November 23, 2017

Montgomery County police have arrested a man in connection with a homicide in which the victim was stabbed more than 100 times and buried in a park. Initially, Lopez-Abrego was only charged with interfering with an arrest as USA marshals worked with Avery County deputy sheriffs to apprehend Portillo-Rodriguez, an official with the sheriff's office said. (more...)
Georgian Security Forces Storm Suspected Militant Hiding Spot Georgian Security Forces Storm Suspected Militant Hiding Spot
- November 23, 2017

Others say they come from the Pankisi Gorge, a Georgian region with a large ethnic Chechen population, some of whom have joined jihadist groups in Syria. The armed group has "refused to surrender, opened fire with automatic rifles and threw hand grenades on the forces of counter-terrorism", said the spokesperson. (more...)
Israeli's photos from Saudi Arabia draw Muslim ire Israeli's photos from Saudi Arabia draw Muslim ire
- November 23, 2017

In one of his Facebook post , Ben Tzion said that people in Saudi Arabia would stand with Israel side by side. "Peace in the Middle East with respect and love towards each other", another of his posts stated. However, the Muslims did not take well with this move and within 24 hours of the picture being posted, hashtag " A Zionist at the Prophet's Mosque " has gone viral. (more...)
Missing Coquitlam dog walker and 3 dogs found alive and well Missing Coquitlam dog walker and 3 dogs found alive and well
- November 23, 2017

Poitras told The Tri-City News and other media gathered at the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club earlier this morning he was sure his wife, Annette would be found today. A rescue helicopter is assisting search teams, but poor weather and low cloud are complicating efforts to find the woman. "She's described as a Caucasian who is 4'11" with blonde hair, blue eyes and a medium build. (more...)
Rupani no to 'Padmavati' in poll bound Gujarat Rupani no to 'Padmavati' in poll bound Gujarat
- November 22, 2017

BJP-ruled states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have already expressed reservations about the film. Till all controversies surrounding the movie ended, it would not be screened or released anywhere in the State. "The Censor Board did not act when the trailer of the film was released", said Sharma. " Thank you very much for coming out today and before some ruckus happens here, I need to get out of here." he said during the launch of a popular brand, while replying ... (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Sunny, breezy and cooler today NBC5 Forecast: Sunny, breezy and cooler today
- November 22, 2017

THURSDAY: Sunny and cool. Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight: Lows in the upper 30's with a chance of rain. Sunday: Sunny with a high near 66 and a low of 49. Wind: S 10-20 miles per hour. Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for snow showers. (more...)
GOP Texas Congressman Apologizes After Nude Photo Appears Online GOP Texas Congressman Apologizes After Nude Photo Appears Online
- November 22, 2017

The Twitter user censored the image, and also revealed a sext that reads, "I want u soo bad". The 68-year-old Republican from Ennis says each relationship was consensual and has since ended. Barton, one of the senior-most members of the House GOP and head of the Texas delegation, is a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus. Even so, considering everything going on with Moore's scandal in Alabama, it's practically impossible not to interpret Barton's apology's emphasis on having "sexual ... (more...)
Voting for first-phase of UP local body elections begins Voting for first-phase of UP local body elections begins
- November 22, 2017

Twenty four districts are set to undergo polling in the first phase of elections. A total of 230 local bodies will be going to poll in the first phase, including voting for five municipal corporations, 71 Nagar Palika Parishad and 154 Nagar panchayats. (more...)
Three-Year-Old Boy Killed in Waterbury Crash Three-Year-Old Boy Killed in Waterbury Crash
- November 22, 2017

The suspect, identified as 18-year-old Zekhi Eric Lee of Waterbury , failed to pull over his Acura, and fled from officers, according to Connecticut State Police. "Our investigation has revealed that just prior to this accident, there was a dispute in the general area, about the 900 block of Wolcott Street, between the two victims in that auto and some unidentified parties at this time", Waterbury Deputy Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo said. (more...)
Palestinian factions agree to hold national elections by end of 2018 Palestinian factions agree to hold national elections by end of 2018
- November 22, 2017

People release pigeons during an event to show support for a unity deal between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah, in Gaza City, October 13, 2017. A delegation of President Mahmud Abbas' Fatah group left Israel-occupied West Bank to attend the talks. Palestinian and worldwide leaders hope implementation of the unity deal could help ease the hardships of Gaza's two million residents, who suffer from severe poverty and unemployment. (more...)
15-year-old had 'kill list' when he allegedly murdered teen 15-year-old had 'kill list' when he allegedly murdered teen
- November 22, 2017

Prosecutors said Monday in court that the teen knocked on Grote's door at 11 a.m. Saturday and asked for a jump for his auto. Though the county coroner's office has yet to officially identify the victim, the principal at Green Mountain High School in Lakewood sent a letter out identifying her as Makayla Grote, a 2016 graduate of the school. (more...)
Karlie Kloss Returns to the Victoria's Secret Runway in the Sexiest Way Karlie Kloss Returns to the Victoria's Secret Runway in the Sexiest Way
- November 22, 2017

The photo is taken from an Addition Elle show, a brand that includes plus-size designs, and the post has received hundreds of comments and over half a million likes. A few days after, she told TMZ she'd jump at the chance to walk in the brand's annual fashion extravaganza. While Lily Aldridge - who has five-year-old daughter Dixie with her partner Caleb Followill - bucked the trend and was craving a "big Indian feast" after hitting the runway in a black lace bra and knicker set, white kimono ... (more...)
Ireland legend to join Crusaders as backs coach Ireland legend to join Crusaders as backs coach
- November 22, 2017

In a statement released this morning, Racing confirmed that despite being under contract until 2019, the club "did not want to deprive one of its faithful servants of a great opportunity", and that he would be released in December. If you get the right people into the Crusader environment, then that's a win straight away. The only thing he might need is an interpreter! He is just so keen to learn. (more...)
Dayton reaches out to Franken amid misconduct stories Dayton reaches out to Franken amid misconduct stories
- November 22, 2017

Menz said she told her husband, Jeremy Menz, and father Mark Brown about it right away. She said he did it, he says he doesn't remember it that way but acknowledges that it happened and that he was stupid and insensitive. "I knew Sen. Franken long before he was Sen". The AP was not able to immediately view her account to verify the post. Al Franken should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct against him, while 46 percent said he should be expelled from the Senate, according to a ... (more...)
State troopers encourage safe driving during holiday State troopers encourage safe driving during holiday
- November 22, 2017

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) says this time of year is the busiest for roadways. To help motorists avoid tragedies, the California Highway Patrol will have all available officers on patrol during a Maximum Enforcement Period from Wednesday through Sunday. (more...)
Man Freed by North Korea Burns to Death in California Man Freed by North Korea Burns to Death in California
- November 22, 2017

Gomes had recently moved to the San Diego area from Boston, Griffin said, but it is unclear exactly where Gomes was residing locally. An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer found Aijalon Gomes on fire in a dirt lot off the 5200 block of Pacific Highway late Friday night, according to San Diego police . (more...)
China, S.Korea foreign ministers meet in Beijing China, S.Korea foreign ministers meet in Beijing
- November 22, 2017

China opposes the presence of that offensive military shield because it is a threat to regional security and stability. Wang said they also had some common ground on the North Korean nuclear crisis in that they were both demanding the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Inmate who escaped twice in 3 weeks recaptured Inmate who escaped twice in 3 weeks recaptured
- November 22, 2017

Sheriff Bill Franklin told Montgomery NBC station WSFA that escapee Shane Vernon broke into a house in Wetumpka, Ala., about 28 miles northeast of Montgomery, and kidnapped a man there before taking the victim's vehicle and driving to Douglasville, Ga., where he released him. (more...)
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar
- November 22, 2017

Officials in Burma, a mostly Buddhist nation also known as Myanmar, deny accusations of a systematic offensive against the Rohingya and claim the military intervened in Rakhine to battle Muslim insurgents. Since then, the Myanmar army has destroyed more than 288 Rohingya villages , raped and killed the residents, and sent others fleeing to Bangladesh. (more...)
BrahMos: Everything you need to know about India's supersonic cruise missile BrahMos: Everything you need to know about India's supersonic cruise missile
- November 22, 2017

With successfully integrating the BrahMos Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) on a frontline fighter jet, the IAF gets unprecedented fire power against the enemy from stand-off ranges. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's office took to Twitter to applaud the IAF. BrahMos is a joint venture between India's Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Russia's rocket design bureau NPO Mashinostroyeniya. (more...)
Detained Russian Lawmaker Kerimov Entered France Without Diplomatic Passport Detained Russian Lawmaker Kerimov Entered France Without Diplomatic Passport
- November 22, 2017

Moscow has informed Paris that Suleiman Kerimov is a senator, is holder of diplomatic passport and has diplomatic immunity in other states, Russian Foreign Ministry sources told TASS on Tuesday. Ranked by Forbes magazine in March 2017 as the 21 richest man in Russia, Kerimov has an estimated net worth of $6.3bn (£4.8bn, €5.4bn). He shot to fame in the soccer world in 2011 when he bought Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala and went on a spectacular spending spree. (more...)
Catholic school to redesign 'suggestive' erected saint statue following social media ridicule Catholic school to redesign 'suggestive' erected saint statue following social media ridicule
- November 22, 2017

A Catholic school in South Australia has had quite the headache after its new statue received plenty of attention on the internet recently for its rather unfortunate design. " Like who the hell designed, approved and erected it and no one thought about it? " one person commented. "The two-dimensional concept plans for the statue were viewed and approved by the executive team in May", he said. (more...)
Flat-Earther to Launch Himself in Homemade Steam Rocket Saturday Flat-Earther to Launch Himself in Homemade Steam Rocket Saturday
- November 22, 2017

He says he'll travel up until about 1,800 feet and a maximum speed of 500 miles per hour, and then two parachutes will deploy that will bring him floating gently back to earth. I actually have no idea. In fact, the Research Flat Earth group is his chief sponsor. I know about aerodynamics and fluid dynamics and how things move through the air, about the certain size of rocket nozzles, and thrust. (more...)
Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers
- November 22, 2017

Nicholas James-McLean, 21, on suspicion of negligent driving resulting in death and driving under the influence of alcohol. Japanese police said the Marine was three times over the legal blood alcohol limit, Reuters reports . The military also announced "mandatory training to address responsible alcohol use, risk management and acceptable behaviour" for all its troops across Japan. (more...)
Greitens' bid to install new education commissioner fails Greitens' bid to install new education commissioner fails
- November 22, 2017

Recent actions by Gov. Eric Greitens and several newly appointed board members highlight the important safeguards the framers of the Missouri Constitution put in place to ensure that public education in Missouri remained focused on what is best for students, not politicians. (more...)
Hardik Patels Declares Support for Congress Before Gujarat Assembly Polls Hardik Patels Declares Support for Congress Before Gujarat Assembly Polls
- November 22, 2017

Solanki is alleged to have played spoil-sport to the pact between the two outfits. "So directly or indirectly, there will be support to Congress", he said. "They have nothing to do with Constitution, they should not even speak about it". "In the name of reservation, Congress has given a "lollipop" to Hardik". (more...)
Syrian opposition meeting opens in Saudi capital Syrian opposition meeting opens in Saudi capital
- November 22, 2017

Members of the Syrian opposition gathered on Wednesday in the Saudi capital for a meeting that intends to outline a unified vision ahead of United Nations peace talks in Geneva. Participants in the Riyadh meeting include members of the Istanbul-based National Coalition as well as of rival Cairo- and Moscow-based groups seen as more favourable to the regime, and independent figures. (more...)
The Bgeo Group PLC (BGEO) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel Hunt The Bgeo Group PLC (BGEO) Stock Rating Lowered by Peel Hunt
- November 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 1.19% the S&P500. In an analyst report published this morning, JP Morgan Cazenove reconfirmed their Overweight rating on Babcock International Group (LON:BAB) shares. It has underperformed by 41.36% the S&P500. HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, fix and heating installation services. (more...)
Saseendran gets the benefit of the doubt in 'honey trap' case Saseendran gets the benefit of the doubt in 'honey trap' case
- November 22, 2017

The clip featured the voice of a man claimed to be Saseendran, but did not give the other half of the conversation, featuring the woman's voice. It later came to light that the woman heard in the clip was a reporter of the channel. The chief minister on Wednesday said that a high-level committee has been constituted to study its recommendations and take action while releasing the main suggestions of the Justice PS Antony Commission report. (more...)

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