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Judges bribery case: SC reserves order on maintainability of plea Judges bribery case: SC reserves order on maintainability of plea
- November 14, 2017

However, Justice Mishra was quick to clarify that no sitting judge of the top court was specifically named in CBI's FIR. Petitioner and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan , who had sought an SIT Investigation in the medical college bribery scam, on Friday accused CJI Dipak Misra of presiding over a "hand-picked bench to override yesterday's order" by another top court bench. (more...)
'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of Philippines summit 'Dump Trump' protest erupts ahead of Philippines summit
- November 14, 2017

That appeared to conflict with the Filipino version of the meeting. A spokesman for Duterte , however, said "there was no mention of human rights" and "no mention of extralegal killings". He jointly met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with whom he had a contentious phone call last winter, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who hosted the president in Tokyo earlier in the trip. (more...)
Aircraft Carrier Groups Take Part in Joint US- S. Korean Maritime Drills
- November 14, 2017

The soldier defected through Panmunjom village , along the Joint Security Area (JSA), which is policed by soldiers from both North Korea and South Korea. However, Ja said Washington was to blame for escalating tensions and accused the UN Security Council of ignoring "the nuclear war exercises of the United States who is hell bent on bringing catastrophic disaster to humanity". (more...)
Justice Asif Khosa of SC rescues himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference Justice Asif Khosa of SC rescues himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference
- November 14, 2017

The bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Dost Muhammad Khan and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan was to hear the case, but Justice Khosa recused himself from the bench and referred the matter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan for constituting another bench for the objective. (more...)
Army to allow recruits with prior mental health, drug abuse issues Army to allow recruits with prior mental health, drug abuse issues
- November 14, 2017

The new policy, enacted in August, went unannounced. To meet last year's goal of 69,000 new recruits, they accepted recruits with lower aptitude scores, granted more waivers for marijuana use, and offered hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses. (more...)
In 'good deal of pain,' Sen. Paul returning to Capitol Hill In 'good deal of pain,' Sen. Paul returning to Capitol Hill
- November 14, 2017

He called the incident a "violent attack" and said Mr. Paul was "blindsided" by Mr. Boucher. Paul sustained six broken ribs and pleural effusion - fluid around the lungs - November 3 when police say neighbor Rene Boucher attacked him outside his home. (more...)
Dodgers, Padres to play May series in Mexico
- November 14, 2017

Born in the USA and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, Adrian added, "This series will be memorable for all involved, as we visit Monterrey to repay the baseball fans in Mexico for their never-ending support of the game we all love". In the latter, the third baseman and league Most Valuable Player that year became severely dehydrated from food poisoning, was injected with fluids via an IV and ate a Snickers bar. (more...)
Donald Trump offers to mediate in protracted South China Sea feud Donald Trump offers to mediate in protracted South China Sea feud
- November 14, 2017

Trump, while visiting Beijing last week as part of a five-nation Asia tour, personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of the three freshmen players arrested in Hangzhou, people familiar with the situation told the Washington Post on Monday. (more...)
South Dakota Crop Production Expected to be Down South Dakota Crop Production Expected to be Down
- November 14, 2017

Grains declined on Thursday on the reports of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The US soybean harvest is expected to be 95 percent done as of Sunday and the corn harvest is 83 percent complete, according to analysts polled by Reuters. (more...)
Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial
- November 14, 2017

A juror in the bribery trial of U.S. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez has told the judge the panel is deadlocked. Understand what makes a liberal tick. "You're starting anew. Forget about whatever happened last week". "This is the jury". If the jury is unable to reach a verdict, Walls could declare a mistrial. (more...)
Two militants killed in Handwara encounter Two militants killed in Handwara encounter
- November 14, 2017

They said the police personnel retaliated, ensuing in an encounter . "At both these places, searches are going on". Additional security forces were rushed to cordon the area to foil any attempt by militants to escape. "The militants in north are mostly foreigners", he told DH. They caution him against acting as an "informer" of police and working for mainstream parties. (more...)
Mugabe in trouble as Zimbabwean army chief threatens to take over Mugabe in trouble as Zimbabwean army chief threatens to take over
- November 14, 2017

General Constantino Chiwenga, who appeared at a news conference with another 90 senior army officers, did not refer to anyone by name but is believed to be referring to President Mugabe. "Members must go with equal opportunity to exercise their democratic rights", he said. "Known counter-revolutionaries. must be exposed and fished out", he said. (more...)
EU's Mogherini calls on Hariri to return to Lebanon EU's Mogherini calls on Hariri to return to Lebanon
- November 14, 2017

Before that announcement, Cardinal Rai was scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman. Hariri was appointed prime minister late previous year. Yahya said these statements likely had an impact. When asked about reports that he is not communicative and doesn't use his phone much, he said: "I am in a reflective state", adding that he didn't want any distractions amid a very busy schedule. (more...)
W&M, ODU, Tech to host first-round NCAA men's soccer W&M, ODU, Tech to host first-round NCAA men's soccer
- November 14, 2017

UVa (12-3-5) was awarded the No. 11 overall seed and a first-round bye. Wake Forest will open tournament play on Sunday at 5 p.m.at Spry Stadium. Columbia finished second in the Ivy League, which doesn't have a tournament, and is on a five-game shutout streak since a 2-1 loss to conference champs Dartmouth on October 21. (more...)
Turkey-Russia solidarity in settling regional crises strengthens their ties: Erdogan Turkey-Russia solidarity in settling regional crises strengthens their ties: Erdogan
- November 14, 2017

Special emphasis will be given to the latest developments in the Syrian cities of Idlib and Afrin, the Turkish president told reporters in Istanbul before his departure for Sochi. - US and Russian Federation recently said that the crisis in Syria can not be solved by military action. Turkey sent troops into Idlib province last month to monitor truce there under a deal reached with Russian Federation and Iran. (more...)
Sudanese President Omar Bashir visits Sudanese President Omar Bashir visits
- November 14, 2017

On regional security, the two leaders said there is need for a regional-led initiative to find a lasting solution to the South Sudan crisis. Bashir, who last visited Uganda in May this year for Museveni's swearing-in ceremony, is in the country for bi-lateral talks. (more...)
General Electric plans to slice quarterly dividend in half General Electric plans to slice quarterly dividend in half
- November 14, 2017

It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. General Electric Co will radically shrink to focus on aviation, power and healthcare, betting on sectors it thinks it can make profits in, as the most famous US conglomerate tries to revive its share price after a decade and a half of stagnation. (more...)
Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks Before Election Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks Before Election
- November 14, 2017

During the 2016 election cycle, WikiLeaks dumped multiple batches of emails stolen by Russian actors from Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The messages were given to congressional investigators probing whether Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russian officials to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. (more...)
Bedfordshire Police joins naional firearms surrender campaign Bedfordshire Police joins naional firearms surrender campaign
- November 14, 2017

Others are acquired and distributed by criminal networks to threaten or harm local communities. During that period, those handing over firearms will not face prosecution for the illegal possession, at the point of surrender, and can remain anonymous. (more...)
DC Comics fires editor Eddie Berganza over sexual harassment accusations DC Comics fires editor Eddie Berganza over sexual harassment accusations
- November 14, 2017

In fact, Buzzfeed's report wasn't the first time Berganza had been publicly accused of sexual misconduct. At the time of his suspension, he was overseeing popular DC titles, like its bestselling Dark Nights: Metal series. The statement did not appear to address whether current DC editor-in-chief Bob Harras or other staff knew about the allegations against Berganza before the BuzzFeed report. (more...)
Russian-Backed TV Network's Production Company Registers as Foreign Agent
- November 14, 2017

In its January 2016 assessment of Russian interference, the intelligence community said RT was part of the Kremlin's influence campaign to sway the last U.S. Moscow has repeatedly denied the allegations of election meddling and said it views the actions against RT as an unfriendly act. In October, Twitter announced it would no longer allow advertisements from RT and another Kremlin-backed news organization, citing intelligence that the television station participated in efforts to ... (more...)
Supreme Court Takes On Case About Free Speech And Abortion Supreme Court Takes On Case About Free Speech And Abortion
- November 13, 2017

The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari in three cases [order list, PDF] Monday, including two First Amendment cases and a question of whether probable cause defeats a retaliatory-arrest claim. Kevin T. Snider, a lawyer for A Woman's Friend Pregnancy Resource Clinic and Alternative Women's Center, argued in court papers that his clients can not be compelled to post notifications in their centers against their religious convictions. (more...)
UK Parliament to vote on final Brexit deal before Britain leaves EU UK Parliament to vote on final Brexit deal before Britain leaves EU
- November 13, 2017

Primary legislation means making law by acts of parliament or statute. "For months, Labour has been calling on ministers to guarantee parliament a final say on the withdrawal agreement". Ten Conservative MPs had signed an amendment insisting the promised "meaningful vote" had to take the form of standalone legislation, threatening the Government with possible defeat. (more...)
Dead and Kid Survives in Crash on I-94 Near Detroit Dead and Kid Survives in Crash on I-94 Near Detroit
- November 13, 2017

The child passenger suffered minor injuries. "And I can tell you from experience people fly down this stretch going 80 miles per hour, don't think about it", Thurman added. According to a news report, Good Samaritans stopped to rescue the child. Rodgers, Alesia Maddox and Armonie Maddox were Detroit residents. "It always seems it's either right before the bridge over here, or right here", she said. (more...)
Penn State Releases Statement in Response to New Beta Theta Pi Charges Penn State Releases Statement in Response to New Beta Theta Pi Charges
- November 13, 2017

Stacy Parks Miller, Centre County's district attorney, told reporters that the video confirms that Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza was given at least 18 drinks in less than 90 minutes. Piazza fell down a set of stairs and suffered fatal injuries in February after prosecutors said pledges were forced to drink a unsafe amount of alcohol and were then made to run a "gauntlet" of booze-drinking stations. (more...)

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