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NY police say the terrorist was planning the attack for weeks NY police say the terrorist was planning the attack for weeks
- November 03, 2017

The author quickly addresses the fact that Sayfullo Saipov "was said to have cried out " Allahu akbar " before he was shot by a police officer", and recounts the use of the phrase during the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks, before citing a number of examples in which the phrase is used in a harmless context. (more...)
Russell Crowe: I will house six asylum seekers Russell Crowe: I will house six asylum seekers
- November 03, 2017

Jacinda Ardern said she wanted to reconfirm New Zealand's offer to Australia to take 150 refugees who had been subject to offshore processing legislation. Boochani added that the detainees were able to "collect water in rubbish bins" after a downpour the day before, and were also boiling water pooled inside a hole they had dug to drink. (more...)
Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith says he won't seek re-election
- November 03, 2017

Smith serves as the representative of the US 21st Congressional District, which includes parts of Driftwood, Buda, Kyle and Mountain City. "I hope that the next representative to serve as chair will return this committee to its intended purpose-strengthening America's scientific enterprise, providing thoughtful and constructive oversight of federal policy and protecting the health and safety of the people Congress is supposed to serve". (more...)
United States supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korea region United States supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korea region
- November 03, 2017

North Korea in July launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles apparently capable of reaching the U.S. mainland - described by leader Kim Jong Un as a gift to "American bastards". Trump has warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States. There is increasing anxiety on both sides of the Pacific about what Trump views as necessary to achieve his administration's vow to eliminate the threat to the United States posed by Pyongyang's weapons of mass ... (more...)
Two more IS 'stragglers' killed in Marawi Two more IS 'stragglers' killed in Marawi
- November 03, 2017

The military said Syahputra claimed dozens of Maute fighters are still hiding in Marawi. Two suspected Maute gunmen were killed by government troops as the military continued clearing Marawi City of possible stragglers of the extremist group. (more...)
Free Help with Health Insurance Enrollment is Available Free Help with Health Insurance Enrollment is Available
- November 03, 2017

NY residents can start signing up Wednesday for another year of insurance coverage through the state's official health plan marketplace, including low-priced options for those who qualify. That includes cheaper bronze plans, created to cover 60 percent of a typical customer's expenses, and more expensive gold plans, created to cover 80 percent of such expenses. (more...)
N.Korea says USA bombers staged 'surprise' strike drill N.Korea says USA bombers staged 'surprise' strike drill
- November 03, 2017

The KCNA said B-1B bombers, escorted by United States and South Korean fighter jets, flew from the Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, to conduct a "surprise" strike drill on Thursday. The bombers flew over Okinawa, Japan, and then the southern South Korean island of Jeju, before changing direction and heading toward the East Sea, it said. (more...)
NASA's Next Mars Rover Is Going To Be Seriously Badarse NASA's Next Mars Rover Is Going To Be Seriously Badarse
- November 03, 2017

But rover cameras have gotten smarter over time, such as in compressing data, and NASA has improved in using orbiting spacecraft to relay data back to Earth. Though the Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity rovers have all had engineering cameras, they only captured 1-megapixel, black-and-white images. The 2020 versions of these cameras will acquire high-rez 20-megapixel images in full colour (hallelujah!). (more...)
Suu Kyi makes quick visit to crisis-hit Rakhine state Suu Kyi makes quick visit to crisis-hit Rakhine state
- November 03, 2017

Maungdaw was among the districts worst hit by violence which has led tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes in Rakhine to Bangladesh across the border. She launched a project in October to help rehabilitation and resettlement in Rakhine and has urged tycoons to contribute. Refugees in the Bangladesh camps say the Myanmar army torched their villages, but Myanmar blames Rohingya militants. (more...)
Hogan, calling Gillespie a 'great leader' will headline a rally in Va Hogan, calling Gillespie a 'great leader' will headline a rally in Va
- November 03, 2017

But as Phil Kerpen, the president of conservative policy organization American Commitment, noted Thursday on Twitter, Latino Victory is not required to report in-kind donations. Terry McAuliffe, D. In the statement, state party chairwoman Kathleen Matthews said: "Governor Hogan should be speaking out against racial fear mongering, but unfortunately he's chosen to put party politics ahead of people by campaigning with Ed Gillespie ". (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock's Brother Bragged About Massacre Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock's Brother Bragged About Massacre
- November 03, 2017

Complaints about his behavior at Four Seasons Healthcare & Wellness Center in Los Angeles included one incident in which he yelled at the administrator, "don't f-- with me and tell your nurses not to f-- with me because I'm the one that hurts people", TMZ reported . (more...)
Carter Page: I told Jeff Sessions about my trip to Russian Federation Carter Page: I told Jeff Sessions about my trip to Russian Federation
- November 03, 2017

Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, and intelligence committee member said , CNN reported . And Democrats were sharply critical. One can imagine that the next time Sessions testifies, he will be asked for more details of the meeting and his interactions with Papadopoulus. (more...)
Chaos prevail due to traffic jam ahead of BJP Parivartana Rally Chaos prevail due to traffic jam ahead of BJP Parivartana Rally
- November 03, 2017

The yatra spanning over the next 75 days would traverse through all the 224 Assembly constituencies in the state as a part of the mass contact programme ahead of the state Assembly election to be held early next year. The sight of empty chairs at the venue was conspicuous. The sins that BJP leaders have committed can not be quantified. The party will have a convoy of vehicles led by a recreational vehicle (RV)-especially designed and built at a cost of around Rs90 lakh-equipped with ... (more...)
Dia de los Muertos: Honor the dead with dancing, food at CSI Dia de los Muertos: Honor the dead with dancing, food at CSI
- November 03, 2017

But while larger USA cities such as Boise host sizable celebrations, here in the Magic Valley it appears that many families don't celebrate it at all. The Mexican diaspora to the states during the 1990s through the early 2000s largely contributed to that, says Alberto Fierro, executive director at the Mexican Cultural Institute. (more...)
North Korean Defector Says Key Weakness of Kim Regime Can Be Weaponized North Korean Defector Says Key Weakness of Kim Regime Can Be Weaponized
- November 03, 2017

Mr. Thae , the highest-level North Korean defector for decades, warned President Donald Trump of the " human sacrifice " South Koreans would pay if he acted hastily. Thae later added that young North Koreans use portable SD memory cards to carry information, known as "nose cards", that are compact enough to place in their nostrils if they are searched. (more...)
US Senate Democrats say Sessions needs to testify again on Russian Federation US Senate Democrats say Sessions needs to testify again on Russian Federation
- November 03, 2017

As part of Papadopoulos' admission of guilt, details of emails were disclosed that showed him describing to top Trump campaign officials communications he had with contacts in Russian Federation. First, there was that recording of Donald Trump calling him an "excellent guy" and now there is a court filing that details a meeting in which Papadopoulous, who was recently arrested for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, proposed a sit-down between the president and Vladimir Putin . (more...)
What happened to Donald Trump's Twitter account? What happened to Donald Trump's Twitter account?
- November 03, 2017

However, the account's non-existence didn't last long, and the account returned with its usual appearance after about five minutes. Once again, we could count on our Twitter president to say something that nobody understood, and we'd all spend days, if not weeks, trying to unpack the implications. (more...)
Labour activist says she was raped at a party event Labour activist says she was raped at a party event
- November 03, 2017

However, she said she felt none of the organisations took her complaint seriously enough except for the police, who could not formally investigate because it took place in another country. "And it can be really hard to report these issues to a staff member who might be friends with the person that you're accusing, who might be political allies with them, or have some incentive to protect them and to protect the Labour Party that we all love". (more...)
Trump administration to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama Trump administration to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama
- November 03, 2017

Samantha Power, the USA ambassador to the U.N.at the time, said the United States remained opposed to some of the Cuban government's practices and policies but was pursuing a new approach to engagement with the island. The non-binding resolution urges the United States to repeal the embargo on Cuba as soon as possible. Haley has been critical of the United Nations for its obsession with the alleged violations by Israel and the USA while it ignores real human rights abuses in countries like ... (more...)
Inside The Court Room After The Manafort Indictment Dropped Inside The Court Room After The Manafort Indictment Dropped
- November 03, 2017

The court documents even brought up Manafort's age, stating he might be more inclined to flee with a guilty verdict carrying a sentence of around 12 to 15 years. Downing, while disputing the strength of the government's indictment, accepted for Manafort the home confinement conditions laid out by the government. (more...)
Kushner hands over documents to Mueller's investigators Kushner hands over documents to Mueller's investigators
- November 03, 2017

The questions around Kushner's involvement suggest that the investigation is moving toward the President's inner circle. It is not clear how Kushner's advice to the President might relate to the overall Russian Federation investigation or potential obstruction of justice. (more...)
Device detonates at well-known tree on UNC's campus; 1 hurt Device detonates at well-known tree on UNC's campus; 1 hurt
- November 02, 2017

That tree, located between Franklin Street and Cameron Avenue near the Old Well, was planted when the university was founded. A video being shared on social media shows an individual attempting to stamp out the fire leading to a small burst of flames. (more...)
Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa
- November 02, 2017

His comments came during an event hosted by NBC News and Axios in Washington, D.C., where Perry was to lay out the administration's upcoming energy policy priorities. The Sierra Club is America's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, with more than 3 million members and supporters. (more...)
Local runners headed to New York City Marathon Local runners headed to New York City Marathon
- November 02, 2017

Whenever there's a new or heightened threat in NY, the presence of law enforcement is heightened. She has run the NYC Marathon after tragedies before, including less than two months after the September 11 attacks in 2001 and again months after the Boston Marathon bombing. (more...)
NY terror: Donald Trump 'may send suspect to Guantanamo Bay' NY terror: Donald Trump 'may send suspect to Guantanamo Bay'
- November 02, 2017

Trump replied to a reporter by saying, " Send him to Gitmo ". Trump also said that the Diversity Visa Lottery program used by the suspect to gain entry into the USA should be halted , and questioned immigrants' ability to sponsor family members who want to enter the country. (more...)

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