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US Service Member Killed in Logar Province US Service Member Killed in Logar Province
- November 05, 2017

A USA soldier has died in Afghanistan, foreign forces said, taking the number of American fighters killed in action in the country this year to 12. Chief Warrant Officer Jacob Sims, 36, was killed when his helicopter went down on October 27. (more...)
Indian women regain Asia Cup hockey title Indian women regain Asia Cup hockey title
- November 05, 2017

Navjot Kaur gave India 1-0 lead in the first half, when she scored a 25th minute field goal. The Rani Ramapal-led Indian team had notched up a formidable 4-1 win against world no.8 China in the pool stage, they needed their A-game to clinch the title on Sunday. (more...)
Forever Unbridled charges to Distaff victory Forever Unbridled charges to Distaff victory
- November 05, 2017

Before the Distaff, Del Mar stewards ruled that Rosario had the call on the mount from trainer Dallas Stewart, meaning Fipke must pay both riders based on the winner's share of the purse. On Saturday, the 5-year-old mare proved that she really didn't give a darn who was on her back. He mentioned Gulfstream Park's $16 million Pegasus World Cup against males on January 27 as a possible objective. (more...)
World Rugby hits back at Bernard Laporte's comments on RWC 2023
- November 05, 2017

France, Ireland (ranked 3rd in the recommendations), and South Africa, the three candidates will be ranked on a total of 39 votes on the 15th of November in London, during a vote in two rounds. "We looked at the report: there are six points that we are behind South Africa, especially the two on which this is not possible", said Laporte. In particular, he cited the report claiming "that our hotels are worse than those in South Africa, while we are the most visited country in the world". (more...)
Days after attack on Swiss couple, German tourist assaulted in UP Days after attack on Swiss couple, German tourist assaulted in UP
- November 05, 2017

Holger Eric alleged he was attacked at the Robertsganj railway stationby a railway contractor during his visit to Agori Fort. Holger Ereek was allegedly beaten up by railway supervisor Aman Kumar on Saturday after which the station master informed the police. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell: I Went Through A Lot With Lakers D'Angelo Russell: I Went Through A Lot With Lakers
- November 05, 2017

In a controversial trade, the new Lakers front office, led by Magic Johnson and Rob Peinka, traded Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the No. Over the summer, the Lakers president explained why Los Angeles traded Russell to Brooklyn and then drafted Lonzo Ball , saying the team "needed a leader" and someone who "can make the other players better". (more...)
Davies travels to Qatar bidding to end year on a high Davies travels to Qatar bidding to end year on a high
- November 05, 2017

The 2017 World Superbike season draws to a close this weekend under the floodlights of the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. The 30-year-old, who started from row three following his victory in Friday's opening race, made his trademark lightning-fast start as he hauled himself up to second place by the start of the second lap. (more...)
Bayern Munich dominate Borussia Dortmund to ease to Klassiker win Bayern Munich dominate Borussia Dortmund to ease to Klassiker win
- November 05, 2017

The clash between the top-two teams started evenly balanced. "What an outstanding performances", Heynckes, who had led Bayern to a treble of titles in 2013, told reporters. "One must also acknowledge that Dortmund had very good chances". Marc Bartra scored a consolation of sorts for Dortmund in the 88th minute. However, Leipzig should have opened the scoring seconds before the break but Julian Korb deflected Timo Werner's effort to the crossbar. (more...)
IS auto bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour IS auto bombing kills displaced Syrians in Deir az-Zour
- November 05, 2017

Trenches dug by IS fighters to defend their positions were still visible as government minesweepers worked. "The Syrian Arab Army restored security and stability to the entire city of Deir Ezzor after eliminating Daesh's last stronghold in it", the state media said, using the Arabic name for ISIS . (more...)
Georgia-Auburn kickoff time, TV set Georgia-Auburn kickoff time, TV set
- November 05, 2017

SC stacked the defensive front but still gave up 242 yards rushing. Junior linebacker Roquan Smith led Georgia with nine tackles, while J.R. Reed and Malkom Parrish each recorded interceptions Saturday evening. "We competed hard and you didn't see anyone give up or backing down", SC quarterback Jake Bentley said. The Bulldogs have now outscored their opponents 97-17 in the first quarter this year. (more...)
Turnbull 'open' to NZ refugee offer Turnbull 'open' to NZ refugee offer
- November 05, 2017

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned the move on Saturday morning. "It's quite distressing to see the Greens ramping up the tempo on Manus Island because I don't want to see any incident there". The two countries were "family", she said. Ms Ardern made no commitment to Mr Turnbull beyond what's in place now and said she didn't think he would have expected one. (more...)
Typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam with deadly force Typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam with deadly force
- November 05, 2017

It said 626 houses had collapsed entirely in a trail of destruction that has forced the evacuation of more than 30,000 people. Winds have been recorded up to 56mph, ripping roofs from houses, uprooting trees and bringing down power lines. (more...)
Breeders' Cup: Gun Runner dominates Classic, goes wire-to Breeders' Cup: Gun Runner dominates Classic, goes wire-to
- November 05, 2017

The final time for the 1 1/14 miles was 2:01.29, and Gun Runner paid $6.80 to win. Baffert finished second and third in the race, with Collected taking second and West Coast third. Wuheida, trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick, won the Filly & Mare Turf. Trainer Chad Brown was a two-time victor on the week as well, his Good Magic taking the $2 million Juvenile after Rushing Fall won the Juvenile Fillies Turf on Friday. (more...)
Burglary suspect caught after getting stuck in vent Burglary suspect caught after getting stuck in vent
- November 05, 2017

Police were called around 8.20am today to DFC Chicken on Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, after a member of the public spotted a pair of legs sticking out of the takeaway. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a local hospital and arrested on suspicion of burglary. The suspect wasn't released until the fire brigade arrived with hydraulic apparatus to pull back the extractor casing. (more...)
Is TripAdvisor deleting warnings of sexual assault? Is TripAdvisor deleting warnings of sexual assault?
- November 05, 2017

But Love's review was rejected as not being "family friendly". But when she posted a warning about the incident, it was removed, the traveler claimed. "I had no options". Now, though, TripAdvisor has republished the post-seven years later and in chronological order, "more than 2,600 pages deep, behind thousands of more recent threads". (more...)
Ohio State's Nick Bosa ejected for targeting against Iowa Ohio State's Nick Bosa ejected for targeting against Iowa
- November 05, 2017

Iowa has played back-to-back 17-10 games, first losing at Northwestern, and then beating Minnesota last week. On a third-and-8 from the 40-yard line, Bosa hit Iowa quarterback Nathan Stanley with the crown of his helmet. Iowa: Where in the world did this come from, Iowa? Before the Buckeyes scored again, Stanley threw four touchdown passes and the Hawkeyes scored 31 consecutive points. (more...)
The Kremlin Doesn't Feel Guilty About Manafort Indictment, Says Putin's Spokesman The Kremlin Doesn't Feel Guilty About Manafort Indictment, Says Putin's Spokesman
- November 05, 2017

If the two leaders do meet, Peskov said there is a "great probability" they would discuss the situation in North Korea. This confirmed claims Trump made to USA broadcaster Fox News on Thursday night on the eve of his own tour of Asia. On Monday, investigators revealed a campaign aide had agreed to cooperate after admitting lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, was charged with conspiracy and money-laundering. (more...)
Governor Bevin calls on lawmakers to resign amid sexual harassment allegations Governor Bevin calls on lawmakers to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
- November 05, 2017

But a report this week in the Courier-Journal claims Speaker Hoover settled a sexual harassment suit with a young female staffer threatening to derail not only his leadership role but the pension reform bill debate. Shell emerged after an hours-long, closed-door caucus meeting during which the Lancaster Republican said no vote was taken on Hoover's future as chamber leader. (more...)
China to imprison anyone who disrespects national anthem China to imprison anyone who disrespects national anthem
- November 05, 2017

China's parliament formally extended a law banning disrespect of the national anthem on November 4 to cover Hong Kong, a move that critics have said undermined the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and freedoms, Reuters reported. In October, Hong Kong fans turned their backs as the anthem was played during at a qualifier against Malaysia and some spectators jeered and made rude gestures before a friendly match against Laos. (more...)
Off-duty DC police officer shot and killed in Baltimore Off-duty DC police officer shot and killed in Baltimore
- November 05, 2017

Baltimore's second attempt at a 72-hour cease-fire was cut short after midnight Saturday when police say an off-duty officer was fatally shot. Responding officers found two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to the hospital, where Mason died from his injuries. The suspect then ran away, police said. Mason is a sergeant with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington and was off duty when the shooting occurred. (more...)
Private detective held for extorting money from IAS officer Mopalwar Private detective held for extorting money from IAS officer Mopalwar
- November 05, 2017

Singh further stated that the Mangle couple - along with their friend Anil Vedmehta - contacted Mopalwar through a common link - Kling Mishra. Mangle said to have demanded Rs 10 crore from Mopalwar to stop release of more audio tapes on his misconduct. (more...)
One Dead, Several Wounded In Party Bus Shooting In Downtown Santa Monica One Dead, Several Wounded In Party Bus Shooting In Downtown Santa Monica
- November 05, 2017

A shooting incident occurred early Saturday in a popular tourist spot called Santa Monica beach near US western city of Los Angeles, leaving one dead and three others wounded. Another person suffered minor injuries. One of the individuals, a woman in her 30s, died from her wounds. Two additional victims remain hospitalized in stable condition. (more...)
Bowling Green Man Arrested Friday for Assaulting Sen. Rand Paul Bowling Green Man Arrested Friday for Assaulting Sen. Rand Paul
- November 04, 2017

Bousher was taken into custody and was charged with fourth-degree assault. She added that the Senator was "fine" and the incident is now a matter for police. He was then transported to the Warren County Detention Center. As for the incident Friday, KSP stated in the release that no further details are available at this time. (more...)
PV Sindhu Slams at Indigo Airlines employee After 'rude' behaviour in Bombay PV Sindhu Slams at Indigo Airlines employee After 'rude' behaviour in Bombay
- November 04, 2017

Shocking thing is despite the air hostess Ashima asking the ground staff to behave nicely with the passenger, Ajeetesh turned back on Ashima and behaved rudely with her as well. "We hope that Ms Sindhu will appreciate that our colleague was only carrying out his duty in the best interest of a safe and reliable operation", Ajay Jasra, IndiGo's Director of Corporate Communications, said in a statement. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says it intercepted ballistic missile over capital Saudi Arabia says it intercepted ballistic missile over capital
- November 04, 2017

The Saudi air force shot down the alleged weapon on Saturday, Al Arabiya reports, adding that no damage has been caused. Saada province, which borders Saudi Arabia, is a stronghold of the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who have seized large parts of Yemen, including the capital Sanaa. (more...)

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