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Nationalists March On Poland's Independence Day
- November 12, 2017

Poland celebrates this Independence Day from the old powers on November 11, the same day as the Armistice of 1918 that ended the war. The march has become the largest Independence Day event in recent years, overshadowing official state events. (more...)
Veterans with PTSD can apply to use medical marijuana legally, Cuomo announces Veterans with PTSD can apply to use medical marijuana legally, Cuomo announces
- November 12, 2017

In an effort to help thousands of veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD will be added to the list of conditions covered for medical marijuana, Gov. Twenty-eight of the 29 states with medical marijuana programs will now allow patients with PTSD to qualify. Assembly Member Amy Paulin said , "The fearless men and women who served our country deserve our full support, and by signing this legislation, Governor Cuomo is once again showing that NY stands with our veterans". (more...)
NZ PM Criticises Australia Over Manus Crisis As Situation Escalates NZ PM Criticises Australia Over Manus Crisis As Situation Escalates
- November 12, 2017

Supplies of water, food and electricity have been cut. A humanitarian crisis is developing on Manus Island and New Zealand won't be giving up on its offer to take refugees, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. "That would not be our intent to do that - we treat citizens as citizens and residents as residents". Responding to reports PNG authorities were preparing to remove refugees and asylum seekers from the now-closed facility on Thursday, Jacinda Ardern said she wanted to raise the ... (more...)
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe takes a tumble on a golf course Japanese PM Shinzo Abe takes a tumble on a golf course
- November 12, 2017

The two countries "must take constructive steps to appropriately manage and control disputes that exist between the two countries", Xi added. "I totally feel the same way", Abe told reporters. Slipping and falling backwards, the Prime Minister quickly scampers to his feet. During the president's visit, Abe also took him to Tokyo's Ginza Ukai Tei, which serves high-end, iron griddle-cooked teppanyaki - a style of cooking made famous around America thanks to Benihana. (more...)
Trump touts his dealmaking skills as solution to South China Sea dispute Trump touts his dealmaking skills as solution to South China Sea dispute
- November 12, 2017

President Donald Trump has offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing's military build-up and the prospects of war in the contested waters. The disputes are expected to get the spotlight at the summit, along with the North Korean nuclear threat and terrorism. Dotted with small islands, reefs and shoals, the South China Sea is a crucial shipping route and home a messy territorial dispute that pits multiple countries ... (more...)
Britain's Gove offers support to foreign secretary over Iran comments Britain's Gove offers support to foreign secretary over Iran comments
- November 12, 2017

Tulip Siddiq told Sky News that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was "inconsolable", "sobbing down the phone" to her husband and "couldn't believe (Mr Johnson) could make comments that would endanger her life". The Foreign Secretary also called Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband on Sunday and is said to have had a "constructive" conversation. Blundering Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is thought to have added five years to her jail term after he said that she had been "training journalists". (more...)
Israel rattled as 7.2-magnitude quake strikes northeast Iraq Israel rattled as 7.2-magnitude quake strikes northeast Iraq
- November 12, 2017

It wasn't immediately clear if there were casualties or how much damage the temblor caused. The quake has also been felt by Turkey, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, according to reports. Iranian social media was abuzz with area people evacuating their homes. The last major natural disaster to hit the region was in 1927 - a 6.2-magnitude tremor that killed 500 people and injured another 700. (more...)
Girl, 8, fighting for life after crashing drag racing vehicle Girl, 8, fighting for life after crashing drag racing vehicle
- November 12, 2017

An 8 year old girl is in a critical condition following an accident at Perth Motorplex. 'Our baby girl is getting the best of care. "We'd like to thank our family and friends and our motorsport family for the love and support". Perth Motorplex released a statement on its Facebook page, offering its thoughts and condolences to the family. The Broad family has a Facebook page dedicated to racing, with Anita's father posting a message overnight saying "my heart [is] in a million pieces". (more...)
Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC
- November 12, 2017

Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree arrived in New York City on Saturday morning after making a journey from State College. Age of tree is about 80 years old, her metropolis have donated a resident of state College Jason Perrin, on the site of which it grew. (more...)
14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap 14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap
- November 12, 2017

They all reached Vijayawada in two buses this morning. they enjoyed the day at Bhavani island and were on the way to Pavitra Sangamam to witness the colourful evening Aarti to the river. The deputy chief minister rushed to the accident spot to oversee the rescue operations and has directed police to rush additional force to help locate the missing persons. (more...)
At least 34 Islamic State suspects detained in Istanbul At least 34 Islamic State suspects detained in Istanbul
- November 12, 2017

The arrests were made in several districts of Istanbul. Only the Prosecutor's office of Turkey has issued 245 the arrest warrants. According to the Turkish Justice Ministry, at least 780 people, including 350 foreigners, remain in detention, some of whom have been convicted, for suspected links to the IS group. (more...)
Marc Marquez takes fourth MotoGP title in five years Marc Marquez takes fourth MotoGP title in five years
- November 12, 2017

Even so, the 31-year-old seemed philosophical after missing out on the title to now four-time champion Marquez. Lorenzo then bolted to chase down Pedrosa and Zarco ahead, before the Ducati Team rider went down suddenly - and just as suddenly, the dream was over for his teammate. (more...)
SNL's Sessions: Roy Moore a Little 'Too Alabama' SNL's Sessions: Roy Moore a Little 'Too Alabama'
- November 12, 2017

The response was swift from Senate Republicans shortly after The Washington Post story about Moore initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl several decades ago. Other Republicans officials have called for Moore to leave the race if the allegations are true. Moore is opposed by Democrat Doug Jones. Republican Sen. (more...)
21 children, 2 adults injured when platform collapses in San Diego 21 children, 2 adults injured when platform collapses in San Diego
- November 12, 2017

Two women, ages 72 and 46, were also hospitalized in the incident, according to FOX5. Another kid's father said the stairwell collapsed when so many children were running up and down to get pizza. The facility in question includes trampolines and bouncy houses. However, none of them were injured. The training facility specializes in parkour training which is based on military obstacle courses. (more...)
Chitrakoot bypoll results 2017: Congress retains seat, wins by over 14000 votes Chitrakoot bypoll results 2017: Congress retains seat, wins by over 14000 votes
- November 12, 2017

The election was called after the death of Chitrakoot's Congress legislator Prem Singh. The counting of votes began at around 8.00 am amid tight security. Although a total of 12 candidates contested the elections, the main fight was between Congress's Nilanshu Chaturvedi and BJP's Shankar Dayal Tripathi . (more...)
RSS worker accused in murder of a CPIM activist killed in Kerala RSS worker accused in murder of a CPIM activist killed in Kerala
- November 12, 2017

The report says that RSS worker Anand was brutally attacked by the unknown person. Anandan, hailing from Brahmakulam, was an accused in a case relating to the murder of a CPM worker in 2013. State BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan had carried out a state-wide yatra recently against what his party called red and jihadi terror. Ananthu, a member of the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh , was one of two accused in the killing of a Communist Party of India (Marxist) worker. (more...)
Volunteer firefighter fatally struck by 2nd firefighter at crash site Volunteer firefighter fatally struck by 2nd firefighter at crash site
- November 12, 2017

Each had arrived in their personal vehicles. A fourth firefighter, Colby Blake, 26, also arrived, striking a parked truck, which hit another auto and Kendall Murphy, who was standing by the vehicle. Murphy, also a firefighter, was standing outside of his vehicle and was struck by Blake as he continued east. Murphy suffered numerous injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
Showers possible Sunday evening Showers possible Sunday evening
- November 12, 2017

It will still be cold, with overnight lows forecast to be around or just below freezing from the upper 20s to low 30s. Highs on Sunday will be in the mid 50s east, and possibly as warm as the mid 60s west. Our next chance of rain will arrive Friday between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.as another cold front moves in. The next chance for showers returns Wednesday evening, and then again on Friday night into Saturday. (more...)
New blow to Russian state-sponsored doping denials New blow to Russian state-sponsored doping denials
- November 12, 2017

The new information could be a damaging blow to Russia's chances of competing at February's Pyeongchang Winter Games. Citing two people with knowledge of the case, the paper reported the files had been leaked to WADA by a whistleblower after Russian authorities declined to hand over the information. (more...)
Prime Minister Modi to meet India U17 World Cup team on Friday Prime Minister Modi to meet India U17 World Cup team on Friday
- November 12, 2017

Trump praises India's growth story, PM Modi Trump praised India's "astounding" growth after it opened its economy and also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi has been working to bring that vast country and all of its people as one. In an exclusive interview with ANI, Dennis Wilder, former high ranking Central Intelligence Agency expert on China and now professor of Asian Studies at the Georgetown University in Washington, DC, said, "This idea has been kicking around between the US, ... (more...)
Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in Philippines for Southeast Asian summit Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in Philippines for Southeast Asian summit
- November 12, 2017

President Widod and First Lady Iriana along with the entourage were greeted with "marching band" and typical Filipino dances. Moon will attend a Korea-ASEAN summit on Monday with the leaders of all 10 ASEAN member countries. It will be the first meeting between the two leaders following a proposal to have a quadrilateral alliance among India, US, Japan and Australia. He praised India as a sovereign democracy with a population of over 1 billion as well as the largest democracy in the world. (more...)
Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th
- November 12, 2017

Senior Donson Cook-Gallardo (Moscow, Idaho/Moscow) almost won the individual title, finishing a close second behind champion Mark Fairley of Central College. The Senior finished with a time of 19:50.9. Also scoring for Portland were sophomore Caleb Webb (27th, 30:05.8) and junior Noah Schutte (29th, 30:09.8). (more...)
Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Security Operations in Somalia Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in Security Operations in Somalia
- November 12, 2017

According SNA commander, Abdullahi Ali Anod, al-Shabaab terrorists have been flushed out of their bases in the region following a broad offensive meant to smoke out the group from the region and to dismantle their power to attack the capital. (more...)
Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality
- November 12, 2017

France has been trying to salvage the 2015 nuclear that Iran signed with Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia, and the United States. In his interview with the Time magazine, Macron also appeared to be supporting Washington's position on Iran's ballistic missile capabilities. (more...)
3 takeaways from Hokies' loss to Georgia Tech 3 takeaways from Hokies' loss to Georgia Tech
- November 12, 2017

Kerr, who had played limited snaps in eight games, was asked to defend Virginia Tech's Cam Phillips, the school's all-time leader receiver. With two losses in conference play, it's highly unlikely the Hokies end up in the ACC Championship Game, but a shot at a New Year's Six Bowl is still available if they can win out. (more...)

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