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Travelers stranded at Detroit airport as snow batters Midwest Travelers stranded at Detroit airport as snow batters Midwest
- November 26, 2018

Portions of Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri saw whiteout conditions overnight and into Sunday morning due to a strong winter storm that's bringing widespread snow. Hazardous road conditions also shut down parts I-80 in Nebraska as the fast-moving storm created whiteout conditions that made it almost impossible for drivers to see. (more...)
Dershowitz Predicts 'Devastating' Mueller Report for Trump Dershowitz Predicts 'Devastating' Mueller Report for Trump
- November 26, 2018

Dershowitz said, adding, "Collusion is not criminal". The Harvard Law School professor made the gloomy prediction Sunday on ABC's "This Week" program. 'The president will say, "ah look, it's political". "Then the American public will have to decide it's credibility", he added. "They're so much better off not putting on these questionable witnesses and using their information without them, if they can". (more...)
Bow-wielding tribesmen scare off police searching for body of American missionary Bow-wielding tribesmen scare off police searching for body of American missionary
- November 26, 2018

Singh told news agency ANI, "We have had such incidents earlier as well, which is why the government had a policy that nobody should go there. We don't want to harm them". "We are studying the 2006 case". Authorities apparently never recovered those bodies, and the killings were never investigated. "This was a misplaced adventure in a highly protected area", Mr Pathak said. (more...)
United States announces $5 million reward for information on 26/11 attackers United States announces $5 million reward for information on 26/11 attackers
- November 26, 2018

In a sharp remark on Pakistan for hanging fire on the trial, which has been going on since 2009, the MEA stated the plotters of the attack were roaming the streets with impunity. In May 2005, the United Nations (UN) 1267 Sanctions Committee added LeT to the Consolidated UN Security Council Sanctions List. "The barbarity of 26/11 shocked the entire world", said the top American diplomat. (more...)
DUP may back Norway-style Brexit deal, says Arene Foster DUP may back Norway-style Brexit deal, says Arene Foster
- November 26, 2018

We're seeing us staying within the European Union in terms of the single market; the customs union rules will apply to Northern Ireland; we're in same Value-Added Tax regime as Europe; we're in the same state aid as Europe. "What I'm saying to the government is this deal, this current deal, does not allow us to take back control". The Times has seen a three-page letter from Mr Johnson to Theresa May in February addressing Foreign Office work to try and explore solutions to the Northern ... (more...)
'Only one Brexit deal on the table' - Varadkar 'Only one Brexit deal on the table' - Varadkar
- November 26, 2018

It took the EU leaders just 38 minutes to approve the 585-page legal Withdrawal Agreement and an accompanying 26-page declaration which will inform negotiations on a future EU-UK relationship over trade and other issues once Brexit kicks in. (more...)
Separated Bhutanese leave hospital after successful surgery Separated Bhutanese leave hospital after successful surgery
- November 26, 2018

Until the very last possible moment, even as the Bhutanese twin girls he helped separate rolled towards the doors of the hospital in a brand new pram, paediatric surgeon Joe Crameri still held out hope that his medical team would be at the forefront of their memories. (more...)
Latest book by Trump’s advisers alleges president has ‘embedded enemies’ Latest book by Trump’s advisers alleges president has ‘embedded enemies’
- November 26, 2018

The Republican operatives (who don't work in the administration) name names, identifying Trump appointees who they allege have launched a resistance movement within the White House, the Post reported . But I think the level of love now is far greater than when we won. "I don't know, what do you think, Mike?" Both former personal attorney Michael Cohen and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort as a "rat" for cooperating with Mueller's investigation. (more...)
‘Unprecedented move’ Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents amid data privacy row ‘Unprecedented move’ Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents amid data privacy row
- November 26, 2018

The firm is involved in court action against Facebook in the USA, where the documents were obtained through legal procedures. Damian Collins, the chair of the culture, media and sport select committee, invoked a rare parliamentary mechanism to compel the founder of a USA software company, Six4Three, to hand over the documents during a business trip to London. (more...)
Russia far bigger threat than ISIS: British army chief Russia far bigger threat than ISIS: British army chief
- November 26, 2018

In his first interview since being appointed Chief of the General Staff in June, Gen Carleton-Smith said Russian Federation was "indisputably" a bigger threat than Islamic terrorist groups like Al Qaeda and IS, the BBC reported. He was awarded an MBE for his service in Kosovo before becoming an SAS Commanding Officer in 2002 and then commanded a brigade in Afghanistan and from 2012-2015 served as director special forces and deputy chief of the defence staff. (more...)
Thousands protest in Spain over violence against women Thousands protest in Spain over violence against women
- November 26, 2018

As he spoke on stage, European Parliament president Antonio Tajani smeared red make-up under his eye, an act meant to symbolise the domestic violence suffered by many women. "Violence against women is unacceptable". Addressing the opening of the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) public education and information fair at City Gate, South Quay, Port of Spain, Webster-Roy said 665 were women and 180 were men. (more...)
These 2 girls reunited through Twitter after 12 years These 2 girls reunited through Twitter after 12 years
- November 26, 2018

Of course, Twitter immediately went on to demand more emotional payoff for its part in the making their virtual reunion happen. It was Brianna Cry, a 19-year old from MS who uploaded a photo of her as a child alongside another young girl that she med on a dinner cruise while vacationing in Hawaii in 2006. (more...)
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden hospitalized after stroke Former CIA Director Michael Hayden hospitalized after stroke
- November 25, 2018

Bush and Obama administrations. Former Director of the NSA and CIA General Michael Hayden speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on May 11, 2016, in New York City. "Mike's long career of public service & commitment to national security continue to be an inspiration to all intelligence officers". Hayden has been a critic of President Trump and took aim at Trump in his book: "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies". (more...)
Snow Storm Underway in Southern Iowa Snow Storm Underway in Southern Iowa
- November 25, 2018

Blizzard warnings are now in effect for Riley, Pottawatomie, Geary, Clay and Wabaunsee counties as well as most of northeast Kansas from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. However, some areas could see higher totals, with as many as 8 inches possible in some places. Also, follow 1011 NOW Weather on Facebook and Twitter . (more...)
Migrant mother falls trying to climb US-Mexico border fence
- November 25, 2018

According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, the woman was climbing a portion of the fence that was undergoing construction to replace old primary fencing with a new barrier. The woman reportedly told Border Patrol agents she is not part of the caravan traveling from Central America. It's not related to the American military's recent mission to fortify the fence in response to the caravan. (more...)
Senior Saudi prince says Central Intelligence Agency can not be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion Senior Saudi prince says Central Intelligence Agency can not be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion
- November 25, 2018

The United States on November 15 imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing of Khashoggi and senators from both major USA parties introduced legislation that would suspend weapon sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi and for its role in Yemen's civil war. (more...)
‘UAE reviewing clemency request in Briton spy case’ ‘UAE reviewing clemency request in Briton spy case’
- November 25, 2018

In a televised statement, U.A.E. ambassador to the U.K. Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui defended the Gulf state's judicial process in what he called an "extremely serious" case. The Emiratis say Hedges made a full confession, but his family says he did not understand the document he signed , which was written in Arabic. "Matt was held in an undisclosed location in solitary confinement for over 5 months, with no charge, no lawyer and very limited consular access", his wife said. (more...)
Iranian natural disaster felt in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces Iranian natural disaster felt in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces
- November 25, 2018

State television in Iran reported the quake. It struck in the same area where another quake las killed over 600 people. There were no initial reports of casualties or damage. The Iraqi state media said the tremor was felt in capital Baghdad and in Erbil in the Kurdistan region. Shallow earthquakes have broader damage. The natural disaster was felt in at at least seven provinces of Iran and was strongest in Kermanshah province. (more...)
Major League Baseball requests return of $5,000 donation to Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Major League Baseball requests return of $5,000 donation to Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith
- November 25, 2018

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's (R-Miss.) campaign on Saturday ripped an article from the Jackson Free Press reporting that she attended and graduated from a MS segregation academy in the 1970s, calling it part of the "gotcha liberal media". The state last elected a Democrat to the Senate in 1982. Many have taken the remark to be inappropriate due to Mississippi's history of racial violence. (more...)
Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained
- November 25, 2018

The blaze burned almost 154,000 acres in Northern California . Craig Covey, task force leader for the Orange County search team and David Harper, spoke to resident Stewart Nugent outside his Paradise, California home on Friday. "Everyone here is super committed to helping the folks here". Elijah Nouvelage / Reuters Irma Corona (R) comforts neighbor Gerryann Wulbern in front of the remains of Wulbern's home after the two returned for the first time since the Camp Fire in Paradise, ... (more...)
Sword-wielding jewelry store workers fight off armed robbers Sword-wielding jewelry store workers fight off armed robbers
- November 25, 2018

Employees at a Canadian jewellery store were quick to arm themselves when a gang of robbers targeted their store, brandishing long blades to drive the would-be thieves away. "2 - Male, 5'8" - 5'10", medium build wearing a blue jumpsuit with reflective safety decals, black toque, black shoes, black hoodie and black backpack. (more...)
Schiff says Trump 'dishonest' about Central Intelligence Agency report on Khashoggi Schiff says Trump 'dishonest' about Central Intelligence Agency report on Khashoggi
- November 25, 2018

The CIA has concluded that Prince Mohammed ordered the operation to kill Khashoggi and briefed other parts of the United States government on its findings. "They do point out certain things, and in pointing out those things, you can conclude that maybe he did or maybe he didn't". Schiff, the committee's incoming chairman, said the panel will look into the Trump family's business ties with Saudi Arabia and whether "personal financial interests" drive U.S. (more...)
George Papadopoulos faces prison on Monday after judge rejects delay George Papadopoulos faces prison on Monday after judge rejects delay
- November 25, 2018

Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation, said he was "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for having lied to FBI agents during an interview a year ago and acknowledged that his actions could have hindered their work. (more...)
Donald Trump says time for action on 'the Wall,' visits golf course Donald Trump says time for action on 'the Wall,' visits golf course
- November 25, 2018

Before the midterm elections, in which Republicans lost control of the House, Trump ordered the military to reinforce the U.S-Mexican border, and repeatedly warned voters about a so-called "caravan" of migrants making its way from Central America to the U.S His critics called the deployment of thousands of troops a political stunt. (more...)
More Dems threaten to withhold support for Pelosi More Dems threaten to withhold support for Pelosi
- November 25, 2018

Democrats will be back in the majority in the House after picking up more than three dozen seats from Republicans in the November 6 midterm election. "Our victory has sprung not only from the quality of our candidates and the strength of our message, which one news report said was delivered 'like a jackhammer, ' but also from the mobilization of the outside groups that helped carry that message". (more...)

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