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Pile-ups on Yamuna e-way Pile-ups on Yamuna e-way
- November 09, 2017

Vehicles collided on both sides of the Expressway near the under-construction eastern peripheral flyway where lanes on both the sides have been closed and sacks have been placed. "All the vehicles hit bumper to bumper", he added. According to the Hindustan Times , 13 vehicles were involved in the pile-ups in Greater Noida's Dankaur area - five vehicles were on their way to Agra and eight vehicles were going towards Delhi. (more...)
Remembrance Day services this weekend Remembrance Day services this weekend
- November 09, 2017

In Friern Barnet, St John the Evangelist will hold its service at 10.30am, while in Mill Hill, St Paul's Church in The Ridgeway will hold a service from 9.45am, which will include a walk to Middlesex Regiment War Memorial. A service at the Baptist Church follow. Hymns and prayers will then be read out and the parade will process around the war memorial and back to Park Street West. (more...)
Giant cruise ships to be diverted away from Venice's historic centre
- November 09, 2017

Mark's), and required instead, to dock in the more industrial area of Marghera on the mainland. Now, an Italian government committee has decided that ships weighing over 55,000 tonnes will have to moor in the industrial port of Marghera , northwest of the historic centre of Venice . (more...)
Kayak Killer to be free in December in fiance's drowning death Kayak Killer to be free in December in fiance's drowning death
- November 09, 2017

Angelika Graswald , 37, pleaded guilty last summer to criminally negligent homicide in the death of her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, whose body was pulled from the Hudson River in May of 2016. Graswald was charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter. Authorities suspected that Graswald's motivation to kill Viafore, 46, was his $250,000 life insurance policy. (more...)
Self-operating shuttle bus crashes hours after Las Vegas launch Self-operating shuttle bus crashes hours after Las Vegas launch
- November 09, 2017

If the United States can successfully facilitate a safe transition to autonomous vehicles, "the benefits are quite compelling", Moreno says. Another AAA rep confirmed to Mashable that the shuttle wasn't damaged either, calling the accident a minor fender bender and emphasizing that the system responded exactly how it should have to prevent the incident. (more...)
Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing "Political Polarization"
- November 09, 2017

Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) - who pledged to only serve six terms in Congress - said he will not seek re-election to a 13th term in 2018, citing increased political polarization as a reason. "In legislating, we previously fought against allowing the flawless to become the enemy of the good". But Democrats have also targeted the seat held by Mr. (more...)
Powerful photo 'Elephant on fire' Wins Photography Award Powerful photo 'Elephant on fire' Wins Photography Award
- November 09, 2017

Villagers watch as a herd of wild elephants walks towards them looking for food in Kurkuria, about 45km east of Gauhati, India. The image "shows the two animals running among a crowd that has hurled flaming tar balls and crackers at them, reportedly to ward the elephants away from human settlements", says The Guardian . (more...)
Time candidate unseats Republican who ridiculed Women's March Time candidate unseats Republican who ridiculed Women's March
- November 09, 2017

Carman posted the meme on Facebook on 21 January, the day of the anti-Trump march that drew an estimated 500,000 people to Washington, with the caption: "Just asking?" A few days later, dozens of women showed up to a small public meeting to confront Carman, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer . (more...)
Grieving neighbors welcome Vice President Pence to Sutherland Springs Grieving neighbors welcome Vice President Pence to Sutherland Springs
- November 09, 2017

Officials say 26 people were killed in the attack. The Vice President is expected to arrive on Air Force Two around 2:15 p.m.at Randolph Air Force Base. An estimated 6 percent of the small towns' population died in the deadliest in Texas's history. The vice president will make remarks at a prayer vigil at the high school football stadium before heading back to Washington. (more...)
Video of USA first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral Video of USA first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral
- November 09, 2017

US first lady Melania Trump said Wednesday she was "honored" by the welcome she received in South Korea during her husband's state visit there. While the coat was as formal as things could get, Melania added a chic twist to the attire. ambassador's residence in Seoul. Although the attire was enough to make headlines, Trump's wife was soon sidelined by Korean pop star Choi Min-ho. The moment was caught on camera and has gone viral ever since. (more...)
Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says
- November 09, 2017

The teenager had moved to Virginia Beach just a month prior to her disappearance to attend school, WAVY reported. According to the court document, co-workers told investigators that Brown could be seen frequenting the area where Billie worked, day and night. (more...)
Syrian army encircles last IS stronghold-al-Manar Syrian army encircles last IS stronghold-al-Manar
- November 08, 2017

Syria's army and its allies, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, have captured the last major Islamic State-held town in Syria, a commander in the military alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says. Russian official media have in recent weeks reported a surge of strategic bombing and cruise missile strikes on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria as the army advanced. (more...)
MI bill would put guns in schools, churches & daycare centers MI bill would put guns in schools, churches & daycare centers
- November 08, 2017

Meekhof said Sunday's mass shooting at a Texas church (pictured) showed the need for guns. The bills could come up for a vote before a full Senate as soon as Tuesday, Meekhof told reporters after the hearing. Gun-control advocates criticized the legislation and the timing of the vote. Extra training would also be required for people to this. " I have a good working relationship with the governor and I intend on convincing him that this is good public policy ", Meekhof said, according to ... (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation can't unlock Texas shooter's phone Federal Bureau of Investigation can't unlock Texas shooter's phone
- November 08, 2017

The episode is reminiscent of the FBI's legal fight with Apple a year ago, in which the agency sought to force Apple to decrypt an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Earlier in the month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein called on tech companies to build "responsible encryption" that would allow access only with judicial authorization. (more...)
Barack Obama Reporting for Jury Duty, Your Honor! Barack Obama Reporting for Jury Duty, Your Honor!
- November 08, 2017

Obama - wearing a sport coat and shirt, but no tie - waved at the throng and then waited along with fellow citizens to see if he would be chosen to serve on a trial and earn the standard compensation of $17.20 a day. Obama won't be the first high-profile Chicagoan to be considered for jury service. Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans informed reporters shortly before noon that Obama had been assigned to a panel but was not called. (more...)
Judge Issues Gag Order in Manafort, Gates Criminal Case Judge Issues Gag Order in Manafort, Gates Criminal Case
- November 08, 2017

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's order does not bar the attorneys from talking to the media altogether. Jackson wrote that the court must be able to impanel a jury that "has not been tainted to pretrial publicity" to ensure that Manafort and Gates receive a fair trial. (more...)
Catalans resist as Spain's Supreme Court nixes secession
- November 08, 2017

However, more than 50 road routes were briefly halted, causing traffic headaches, and dozens of local and high speed train lines were shut down. On Wednesday, Spain's Constitutional Court struck down the declaration of independence made by Catalan lawmakers on October 27 - which led Madrid to dismiss the government and assume control of the region - declaring it "unconstitutional and void". (more...)
India's Kom rejoices at fifth Asian Gold India's Kom rejoices at fifth Asian Gold
- November 08, 2017

According to the reports, M.C. Mary Kom "48kg" indented up her 5th gold medal at the Asian Women's Boxing Championships, gaining a strongly defended summit clash on Wednesday. Mary Kom found Hyang Mi as one of the most aggressive opponents so far in the tournament, however she was determined for the gold. The second and third round was less intense, as Mary Kom took her time before picking her moment to strike. (more...)
BJP protests against Corruption and congress BJP protests against Corruption and congress
- November 08, 2017

The BJP celebrated the day as Anti-Black Money Day , a blow against corruption, while the Opposition said it was a plain "black day," the anniversary of an erroneous economic measure. They are celebrating misery and joblessness in India. " Demonetisation was not to combat black money". The parties that were the first to protest the move to demonetise past year, the Trinamool Congress, turned display pictures of all its social media accounts black. (more...)
Forest Park Police Dept. investigating after officers shot Forest Park Police Dept. investigating after officers shot
- November 08, 2017

Two Forest Park police officers have been shot behind Forest Park Middle School in Clayton County, WAGA-TV in Atlanta reported . A suspect in the shooting, Jacob Bailey, was found dead near a home close to the shooting, Forest Park Police Maj. (more...)
Trump, During Visit To Japan, Talks Trade And North Korea Trump, During Visit To Japan, Talks Trade And North Korea
- November 08, 2017

Abe, who has taken a more hawkish view on North Korea than some of his predecessors, agreed with Trump's assessment that "all options on the table" when dealing with Kim Jong Un and announced new sanctions against several dozen North Korea individuals. (more...)
Syria joins Paris climate agreement, USA stands alone Syria joins Paris climate agreement, USA stands alone
- November 08, 2017

It's only now that the middle eastern country has found the breathing room to finally consider the agreement and send the United Nations its ratification documents, according to Syria officials present at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany, the BBC reports . (more...)
Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs
- November 08, 2017

The initiative is led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and is geared to remove unwanted prescription pills from homes to decrease addiction. More than 7 tons of expired, unused, and unwanted prescriptions, including 237 pounds in Hudson County, were turned in by New Jersey residents on the Drug Enforcement Administration's 14th National Prescription Take Back Day Oct. (more...)
Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member
- November 08, 2017

Minneapolis has elected a Black transgender woman to its city council, another national first in what advocacy groups have described as a banner night for transgender people in public office. Jenkins now leads the groundbreaking Transgender Oral History Project at the University of Minnesota. She feels that by having a trans woman of color in the room, it changes the conversation, and gives the community a platform it lacked before. (more...)
US, South Korea, Australia Hold East China Sea Navy Drills US, South Korea, Australia Hold East China Sea Navy Drills
- November 08, 2017

The second phase aimed at resolving the issues between Pyongyang and Washington would envisage singing a formal non-aggression pact between North Korea and the U.S., coupled with de-escalation on both sides. North Korea's recent actions, including several missiles that overflew Japan and Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test, have raised the stakes in the most critical worldwide challenge of Trump's presidency. (more...)

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