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Massive recall for Kidde fire extinguishers Massive recall for Kidde fire extinguishers
- November 02, 2017

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the extinguishers can become clogged or requite excessive force to discharge and fail to activate. "You're better off to have no fire extinguisher than a defective fire extinguisher", said former California chief fire marshal James McMullen. (more...)
Trump allies can't stop accidentally referring to Hillary Clinton's nonexistent administration Trump allies can't stop accidentally referring to Hillary Clinton's nonexistent administration
- November 02, 2017

Clinton tried to be president but Trump Jr.'s dad beat her in the Electoral College . They are desperately trying to destroy the Trump presidency because they know that if Trump gets his tax plan through Congress and the economy responds by growing the gross domestic product by 4 percent or more, the Democratic Party is toast for decades to come and MSNBC no longer has any credibility. (more...)
Collins Dictionary announces the 2017 Word of the Year Collins Dictionary announces the 2017 Word of the Year
- November 02, 2017

The dictionary believes that its origins lie on United States television, where it was used to describe " false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting ". "Gig economy", which describes an economy built around temporary or freelance workers, and "Insta", meaning things relating to the photo-sharing app Instagram, were also used frequently this year. (more...)
Britain should right the wrong done through the Balfour declaration Britain should right the wrong done through the Balfour declaration
- November 02, 2017

The commemoration of the declaration, made in an open letter from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour published on November 2, 1917, is a contentious occasion. "While the state would not have arisen without settlement, sacrifice and a willingness to fight for it, the global impetus was undoubtedly the Balfour Declaration", Netanyahu told a meeting of his cabinet ahead of his visit to London. (more...)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on NYC attack: 'We go forward stronger than ever' Gov. Andrew Cuomo on NYC attack: 'We go forward stronger than ever'
- November 02, 2017

Though the site of the attack remained taped off and surrounded by police, New Yorkers, who celebrated Halloween on Tuesday night, went to work and school and even got back on their bikes Wednesday. De Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo made an appearance in the parade as well, marching a few blocks up near 14th Street. The driver killed at least eight and injured nearly a dozen others before hitting a school bus and exiting the auto, leading to his capture after an officer shot him in the ... (more...)
White House Denies Trump Called Justice System A 'Laughingstock'
- November 02, 2017

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders , said during Wednesday's press briefing that President Donald Trump did not call the justice system "a joke" and "a laughingstock". "My administration is coordinating closely between federal and local officials to investigate the attack and to further investigate this animal who did the attacking", Trump said during opening remarks at a cabinet meeting Wednesday. (more...)
Long space missions cause potentially severe brain changes Long space missions cause potentially severe brain changes
- November 02, 2017

Whether the human body can withstand traveling to them is a question scientists still need to answer. Astronauts have, of course, been traveling to and from space for decades. But in the microgravity of space, more cerebrospinal fluid can build up around the brain - which pushes it up. In this study, she and her team, examined the brains and muscular responses by asking participants to lie in a bed for 90 days with their heads continuously tilted in a downward position to simulate the ... (more...)
Katz on Syria strike: Israel operates to prevent weapons smuggling Katz on Syria strike: Israel operates to prevent weapons smuggling
- November 02, 2017

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was still unclear whether the depot belonged to the Syrian government or its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. It had previously reported loud soundwaves caused by Israeli jets near the commercial passages in the Lebanese Mountains, followed by a deafening explosion that was heard near the Lebanese-Syrian border. (more...)
Ex-police chief accused of hate crime to go home Ex-police chief accused of hate crime to go home
- November 02, 2017

Nucera, 60, of Bordentown, retired earlier this year after the Federal Bureau of Investigation told state officials it was investigating allegations into his "racially motivated use of excessive force". The lawsuit alleges that Nucera slammed the head of an African American suspect, who is not named in the documents, "into a doorjamb, causing bodily injury". (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine
- November 02, 2017

Although Muslims in Buddhist majority state are reeling under constant terror ever since the 1982 General Ne Win's government enacted the Burmese nationality law but a fresh spree of violence sparked worldwide controversy on August 25 when a few insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. (more...)
All Blacks kick off 2019 Rugby World Cup against Springboks All Blacks kick off 2019 Rugby World Cup against Springboks
- November 02, 2017

Japanese officials are anxious to make this tournament, which World Rugby president Bill Beaumont described as "groundbreaking", a resounding success. Ireland's opening clash of the tournament will see them come up against Scotland in Yokohama on September 22nd, while England face Tonga the same day in Sapporo (with a potential group decider against France to round of their set of group fixtures). (more...)
Corruption, Development Big Issues But Defence Votes Matter Much For BJP, Congress Corruption, Development Big Issues But Defence Votes Matter Much For BJP, Congress
- November 02, 2017

He said Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was "embarrassing" the people of Himachal Pradesh by not stepping down from his post despite facing allegations of corruption. The prime minister will also address rallies in Sundernagar in Mandi, Rait in Shahpur and Palampur in Kangra district on November 4, and in Kullu and Una on November 5. (more...)
Human life, livelihoods harmed by climate change: Lancet study Human life, livelihoods harmed by climate change: Lancet study
- November 02, 2017

Dr Rhys Jones, Co-convenor of OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council, says the report should prompt widespread, urgent action. Climate change has caused severe harm to human health since the year 2000 by stoking more heat waves, the spread of some mosquito-borne diseases and under-nutrition as crops fail. (more...)
Gender equality will be impossible for a hundred years - WEF
- November 02, 2017

Women march during the International Women's Day March and Rally on March 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.David McNew/Getty ImagesLONDON - The average Global Gender Gap stands at 68%, and widened in 2017 for the first time since the World Economic Forum (WEF ) began tracking the divide. (more...)
Ousted Catalan president says will not return to Spain to testify Ousted Catalan president says will not return to Spain to testify
- November 02, 2017

Spain could, if it wants, issue an worldwide warrant for Puigdemont's arrest. Some were angry at what they perceived as a shirking of responsibilities, while others said he had no choice given Madrid's intention to bring criminal charges against him. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput look royal on magazine coverpage Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput look royal on magazine coverpage
- November 02, 2017

Now happily married and newly turned parents, Mira and Shahid came together for a cover after the last appearance on national television during the chat show Koffee With Karan earlier this year. In the photo, Shahid Kapoor and Misha Kapoor are captured from back as they walk hand-in-hand on the grass. Shahid Kapoor's looks as Raja Rawal Ratan Singh has taken over the internet. (more...)
Five Jawans Injured as Terrorists Attack CRPF Vehicle in J&K's Anantnag Five Jawans Injured as Terrorists Attack CRPF Vehicle in J&K's Anantnag
- November 02, 2017

Militants opened fire at the vehicle of the 96 Battalion CRPF at Lazibal in Anantnag district at 8.30 am, a police official said told the news agency. The attack came days after police had arrested militant involved in the deadly terror attack on the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) party in Banihal belt of Jammu and Kashmir in September. (more...)
Russell Crowe Blasts Manus Island Detention Centre 'A Nation's Shame' Russell Crowe Blasts Manus Island Detention Centre 'A Nation's Shame'
- November 02, 2017

The UN on Thursday called on Australia to prevent a humanitarian emergency from unfolding on Manus, where more than 600 refugees are refusing to leave the detention centre after it was shut down on Tuesday when the PNG Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif to appear before accountability court on Friday Nawaz Sharif to appear before accountability court on Friday
- November 02, 2017

Nawaz Sharif will land in Pakistan todayon Thursday to attend the accountability court's proceedings. As PIA flight PK-786 landed at 8:30am, large number of party workers and leaders including Asif Kirmani, Pervaiz Rasheed and MNA Tariq Fazal Chaudhary turned up to receive him. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's lawyer expects QB to sign contract within 10 days Colin Kaepernick's lawyer expects QB to sign contract within 10 days
- November 02, 2017

Earlier this month, Kaepernick filed a collusion lawsuit against the NFL owners, alleging they had conspired to keep him out of the league. The quarterback has been at the centre of a massive controversy after he made a decision to take a knee during the national anthem in protest against the way black citizens are treated by police. (more...)
2.0 new poster: Akshay Kumar's monster look will give you goosebumps 2.0 new poster: Akshay Kumar's monster look will give you goosebumps
- November 02, 2017

While Rajnikanth and Amy's poster has already created waves among the masses, it was Akshay Kumar's look that the fans were eagerly waiting for. The latest poster of the film was shared by noted south trade analyst on Twitter. Akshay Kumar will be essaying the antagonist, the eccentric scientist called Richard, whereas Rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran and Chitti. (more...)
HP Assy poll many crorepatis in fray: ADR HP Assy poll many crorepatis in fray: ADR
- November 02, 2017

The polling of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly is on November 9 and the results will be declared on December 18. Of the 338 candidates analysed, 158 are "crorepatis". Some 55 candidates contesting at the Himachal Pradesh election have assets that value up to Rs 5 crore, while 55 others have assets that value between Rs 2 to Rs 5 crore. (more...)
Explosion at coal power plant in India Explosion at coal power plant in India
- November 02, 2017

A massive fire broke out inside and a huge ball of dust rose after the explosion, making rescue operations hard, an official told IANS. A state police chief, Anand Kumar, said in a video statement, that preliminary findings suggested ash had collected in the furnace below the boiler, which meant "pressure built up inside and led to the blast". (more...)
NYC Terror Suspect Ticketed in Nebraska NYC Terror Suspect Ticketed in Nebraska
- November 02, 2017

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there is no reason to suspect a broader plot or scheme. One neighbor who spoke with 10News said Saipov moved in about a week ago. That may have led Saipov to drive for Uber , which confirmed he had passed a background check and driven for six months, making more than 1,400 trips. (more...)
Trump does not recall adviser's suggestion of Putin meeting: White House Trump does not recall adviser's suggestion of Putin meeting: White House
- November 02, 2017

Papadopoulos, 30, a former researcher at the conservative Hudson Institute, was thrust Monday into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. After all, as the Republican political strategist and media consultant put it to New Day's Chris Cuomo, Papadopoulos was nothing more than a "coffee boy". (more...)

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