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It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade
- November 14, 2017

A GoFundMe account set up on behalf of Juli Briskman has raked in over $70,000 in donations since it was activated a week ago. The episode started when Ms Briskman was cycling through Sterling, Virginia , in September and President Trump's motorcade passed her on the way to one of his golf courses. (more...)
Yemen rebels say raid destroyed Sanaa airport navigation aids Yemen rebels say raid destroyed Sanaa airport navigation aids
- November 14, 2017

The announcement from the Saudi mission at the United Nations came after the coalition fighting Yemen's rebels, known as Houthis, faced widespread worldwide criticism over the closure, with the U.N. A statement issued by the Coalition on Monday said it hopes the United Nations teams of experts would prevent "the smuggling of weapons, ammunitions, missile parts and cash that are regularly being supplied by Iran and Iranian accomplices to the Houthi rebels". (more...)
Doctor shot and killed outside Cleveland-area hospital Doctor shot and killed outside Cleveland-area hospital
- November 14, 2017

Authorities in Massillon say it appears it was an attempted murder and suicide. Seese was shot at least twice with a handgun from close range. According to police, the two men shared a mutual love interest. Earlier Monday, Moser said Seese was in surgery at the hospital. Police also say the doctor is affiliated with Affinity Medical Center, but his practice is in Perry Township. (more...)
Boy, 8, in critical condition after being left in auto Boy, 8, in critical condition after being left in auto
- November 14, 2017

She returned to her vehicle and found him inside at 2.45pm. A detective takes a photo of shoes after the child was taken to hospital. The boy was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition. 'The incident didn't involve any students from our school, ' he said. The eight-year-old boy was meant to be in a grade 3 class at St Margaret Mary's Catholic Primary School in Spotswood in Melbourne's west. (more...)
Seminole Heights shooting death possibly connected to October murders Seminole Heights shooting death possibly connected to October murders
- November 14, 2017

He was armed with a large black pistol and was last seen wearing all black clothing. Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan believes that the suspect is a resident of the Seminole Heights neighborhood. The body of an adult male was found in a street in the Seminole Heights neighborhood, just blocks from a memorial honoring the three victims of last month's shootings, WFLA reported . (more...)
Three UCLA Basketball Players Remain Under House Arrest In China, Trump Intervenes Three UCLA Basketball Players Remain Under House Arrest In China, Trump Intervenes
- November 14, 2017

According to The Washington Post , Trump discussed the players' arrests during his visit to China, and Xi promised to look into the case and ensure the players are treated fairly and expeditiously. A USA official told the Washington Post that Xi promised Trump he would look into the case and make sure the players would be treated fairly. It has been one week since the trio was first questioned about the alleged theft of designer sunglasses from an upscale store near the team's hotel. (more...)
Three properties of Dawood Ibrahim auctioned in Mumbai Three properties of Dawood Ibrahim auctioned in Mumbai
- November 14, 2017

All these three buildings are in a dilapidated condition. Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust had bid the maximum amount for all the three properties. Prime accused of 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts and the most wanted underworld DON Dawood Ibrahim fled from India in 1990. "We want the new owners to be serious buyers who will see to it that the tenants are rehabilitated and the buildings are redeveloped", said the officer.SERIOUS BIDS ONLYTo ensure that only serious buyers participate in the ... (more...)
Conservatives Try to Sneak 'Religious Freedom' Into Australia's Marriage Bill Conservatives Try to Sneak 'Religious Freedom' Into Australia's Marriage Bill
- November 14, 2017

Australia has edged closer to legalising same-sex marriage with a diverse group of cross-party senators backing a Liberal senator's bill to change the law. Cabinet minister Mathias Cormann said his personal instinct was the Smith bill was "probably a good starting position" because it had been subject to a cross-party Senate committee process. (more...)
Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump
- November 14, 2017

Although a White House official said that human rights were briefly mentioned when the leaders met on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit, Trump did not publicly mention the rights violations. Modi says Trump "has expressed a very high opinion of India" in his travels. He met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted their two nations' "deeper and more comprehensive" ties, looking to strengthen a relationship that is vital to the USA vision of an Indo-Pacific region that ... (more...)
Union Applauds Move to Help College Students Union Applauds Move to Help College Students
- November 14, 2017

If the offer is accepted, about 500,000 students could be back in the classroom as early as next Tuesday. The Labour Board announced that it's set to hold a faculty vote on the employer offer-a vote the OPSEU isn't on board with. The union said the offer allows colleges to expand contract faculty without restriction, while avoiding paying equal pay for equal work, decreases full-time jobs, and does nothing to recognize the need for academic freedom for teachers. (more...)
Rosogolla belongs to Bengal; state defeats Odisha Rosogolla belongs to Bengal; state defeats Odisha
- November 14, 2017

The GI authorities said that Bengal is the origin of rosogulla and that it has been settled under the GI Act that authenticates a product relating to either a geographical location, or community or society. According to a report by News18, the Assistant Registrar of Trade Marks and GI, Chinnaraja G Naidu was quoted saying, "Yes, today Bengal got the GI patent for Rosogolla". (more...)
Crude Oil Steady As OPEC Sees Strong Demand
- November 14, 2017

In a monthly report, the Paris-based agency cut its oil demand forecast by 100,000 bpd for this year and next, to an estimated 1.5 million bpd in 2017 and 1.3 million bpd in 2018. Meanwhile, with $2.39 rise from its preceding week, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s basket price stood at $58.73 per barrel in the said week. (more...)
ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting
- November 14, 2017

A Philippines government spokesman later said human rights were not raised but White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the topic was mentioned briefly. The two sides sealed four agreements and agreed to cooperate on counter-terror. On Monday, Prime Minister Modi and United States President Donald Trump held bilateral talks here. (more...)
Hole punching machine celebrates 131st anniversary with a Google doodle Hole punching machine celebrates 131st anniversary with a Google doodle
- November 14, 2017

Patented by Friedrich Soennecken on November 14 1886, the hole puncher has gone down in history as one of the all time great feats of German ingenuity. The design of the hole puncher has not changed much in the 131 years since its invention. Another U.S. inventor Charles Brooks was also credited with improving on the German-derived device in 1893. (more...)
Louis CK Admits Sexual Misconduct, Dropped By HBO, FX, Netflix, And More Louis CK Admits Sexual Misconduct, Dropped By HBO, FX, Netflix, And More
- November 14, 2017

FX has cut ties with Louis CK in the wake of the allegations. Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are cancelling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. (more...)
Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington
- November 14, 2017

Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island camp in an increasingly tense stand-off with authorities since Australia declared the facility closed on October 31 and shut off electricity and water. Ms Ardern said the unfolding standoff on Manus Island between refugees and Papua New Guinea's immigration officials was not acceptable. The United States has so far only accepted 54 refugees. (more...)
Uber said it finally reached a deal with SoftBank Uber said it finally reached a deal with SoftBank
- November 14, 2017

In the deal reached on Sunday, the reports said SoftBank will buy $1 billion in new stock valued at Uber's current valuation of $68.5 billion, but the Softbank consortium will build the majority of its stake in Uber by purchasing current Uber shares from investors to reach the 14 percent mark. (more...)
Search Underway for 2nd Suspect in Indiana Nightclub Shooting Search Underway for 2nd Suspect in Indiana Nightclub Shooting
- November 14, 2017

At about 2:30 a.m., four men and three women were found shot outside Dirtty's in the 4600-block of Melton Road. Another man injured his leg while attempting to get to safety. There was no immediate information about the victims' conditions or the circumstances surrounding the shooting. "The incident appears to be isolated and at least one person of interest has been identified", Westerfield wrote, prior to Fazekas noting that person now is in police custody. (more...)
22 policemen killed in S. Afghan checkpoints attack
- November 14, 2017

Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News hundreds of militants attacked security check-posts in the district on Monday night. According to Kandahar police the attack started last night at about 8:00 pm and lasted for one hour. (more...)
Korea, China agree to manage N. Korea issue peacefully Korea, China agree to manage N. Korea issue peacefully
- November 14, 2017

According to the Blue House of South Korea , the two countries are likely to form a consultative group and discuss the issue in greater depth until the South Korean President's visit to China scheduled for next month. "I hope that my meeting today with the Premier will be an opportunity to cultivate fertile soil that allow various flowers of true cooperation to bloom", he said. (more...)
Canadian PM Trudeau brought up human rights issues with Duterte Canadian PM Trudeau brought up human rights issues with Duterte
- November 14, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has surely touched the hearts of all the Filipinos in Manila where he visited mothers and babies at the Likhaan Center for Women's Health in Tondo. He has been criticized by local environmental groups for the Canadian government's inaction in addressing the shipment of the country's garbage in the Philippines. (more...)
Russia, China support Philippines in fighting terrorism, drugs - President Duterte Russia, China support Philippines in fighting terrorism, drugs - President Duterte
- November 14, 2017

Mr. Duterte is in Vietnam with dozens of other world leaders for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit meeting. "The most productive [bilateral meetings], by the way, was our talk with President Xi Jinping and President Putin". (more...)
Undercover cops fight each other in Detroit drug bust Undercover cops fight each other in Detroit drug bust
- November 14, 2017

Police Chief James Craig calls it "disappointing" and says it shouldn't have happened, writes Elisha Anderson of the Detroit Free Press . "This is probably one of the most embarrassing things I've seen in this department since I've been appointed as chief", Craig said during a news conference this afternoon at police headquarters. (more...)
Democrat Murphy calls GOP tax plan 'scam' Democrat Murphy calls GOP tax plan 'scam'
- November 14, 2017

The liberal think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective estimated that the SALT deductions now benefit almost 41 percent of New Jersey households and that New Jersey would be among the hardest-hit states in the country if the plan goes through. (more...)
Sessions Considering Special Counsel to Probe Hillary Clinton Sessions Considering Special Counsel to Probe Hillary Clinton
- November 14, 2017

You can read the letter at the link. The prosecutors will report to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and recommend whether any new investigations should be opened, whether any matters now under investigation require additional resources and whether it might be necessary to appoint a special counsel to oversee a probe, according to a letter sent to Rep. (more...)

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