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U.S. appeals court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban U.S. appeals court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban
- November 15, 2017

Those who have family relationships in the United States like grandchildren, grandparents, sister in law, brother in law, uncles, nieces, and nephews are the reason that entry from all the six countries could be possible to the United States . (more...)
Denver passes bill banning cat declawing Denver passes bill banning cat declawing
- November 15, 2017

City Council member Kendra Black proposed the ban, saying that declawing is a cruel procedure and actually severs the tips of the toes of cats. Last week, the measure passed its first full city council vote . Bans also are common in other countries, including Australia, Israel, Brazil, Japan and across much of Europe. A ban could potentially lower the number of cats in rescue shelters. (more...)
Maronite Patriarch Arrives in Saudi Arabia Maronite Patriarch Arrives in Saudi Arabia
- November 15, 2017

McGoldrick said the Saudi plan to supply Yemen through the Saudi port of Jizan in the north and Aden in the south was too complicated, dangerous, slow and expensive, adding an estimated $30 per tonne to every shipment. The Saudi closure had drawn worldwide condemnation and fears of a worsening humanitarian disaster in Yemen. The Islamic State group meanwhile struck a fresh blow to Saudi-allied forces in the country's south, where a suicide auto bombing early on Tuesday targeted security ... (more...)
30 governments interfering with Internet freedom 30 governments interfering with Internet freedom
- November 15, 2017

It noted what it called an "online decline in Internet freedom " for the seventh consecutive year. "Governments in a total of 30 countries deployed some form of manipulation to distort online information, up from 23 the previous year", Freedom House reports, indicating that there wasn't just manipulation from other countries, as seen with Russian Federation in the USA 2016 elections, but from local governments intervening to assure a victory in upcoming elections. (more...)
Will quit if observation against me in HC signed verdict: Thomas Chandy Will quit if observation against me in HC signed verdict: Thomas Chandy
- November 15, 2017

The high court had cancelled Chandy's petition, stating that a minister won't be able to approach the court against the government for personal needs. Through the judgment, Chandy has lost all hope of continuing as a Minister. Chandy is the Nationalist Congress Party nominee in the LDF ministry. (more...)
Trump was played by Putin? Not compared to Obama Trump was played by Putin? Not compared to Obama
- November 15, 2017

After suggesting that Trump was merely attempting to say Putin could in fact be unaware of Russia's involvement in the election, Noah joked, "I feel like if you said to Donald Trump , 'Mr". But he hinted that he-kind of, maybe, perhaps-sort of believes the American intelligence agencies now when they say that Russian Federation interfered because he , Trump, has appointed his own people to lead them. (more...)
Vidya Balan shuts the reporter like a boss for fat shaming her Vidya Balan shuts the reporter like a boss for fat shaming her
- November 15, 2017

To which Vidya calmly answered, " I am very happy with what I'm doing. "What is the connection between women-oriented films and weight loss?" There are several things wrong with the above exchange. Now, as we know this is not the first time Vidya will play an RJ on screen, earlier in 2006 she played an RJ in "Lage Raho Munna Bhai" but that was different and this is different. (more...)
Tax plan in Congress will benefit wealthy Tax plan in Congress will benefit wealthy
- November 15, 2017

Congress is working to try to enact the most sweeping overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s that would lower taxes for millions of individual tax payers and slash the rate paid by corporations. Among Republicans, 26 percent think all Americans will benefit, followed by 16 percent who think the wealthy will benefit most, the poll found. ■ Four out of five dollars of the tax cuts will flow to the top 1 percent of the population, thus increasing the gap between those with unimaginable wealth ... (more...)
Sandy Hook Families on Gun Maker: 'Lanza Heard Their Message' Sandy Hook Families on Gun Maker: 'Lanza Heard Their Message'
- November 15, 2017

The families of nine victims who were killed and one teacher who survived are part of the lawsuit which argues that Remington, the parent company of the manufacturer, Bushmaster, knowingly marketed a military weapon to civilians. "That's how negligent entrustment works". The statute, backed by the National Rifle Association, has helped the industry defeat similar cases, with the Sandy Hook suit perhaps the highest-profile example. (more...)
Sen. Murphy: Trump So 'Unstable' He May Order Nuclear Strike Sen. Murphy: Trump So 'Unstable' He May Order Nuclear Strike
- November 15, 2017

Chris Murphy, a Democrat from CT. "Let's just recognise the exceptional nature of this moment". The military would treat Trump as they would any other president ordering a nuclear strike. "Unfortunately, I can not make that assurance today". The administration is trying to soothe concerns by arguing the existing launch process that presidents have operated under for decades has sufficient checks in place that would discourage Trump from taking imprudent action. (more...)
Female Lawmakers Say At Least Two In Congress Have Committed Sexual Harassment Female Lawmakers Say At Least Two In Congress Have Committed Sexual Harassment
- November 14, 2017

Speier's comments came during a House Administration Committee hearing on harassment policies on Capitol Hill where she stated: "In fact, there are two members of Congress , Republican and Democrat, right now, who serve, who have been subject to review or have not been subject to review, but have engaged in sexual harassment". (more...)
Toll in Iran-Iraq quake rises to 530 Toll in Iran-Iraq quake rises to 530
- November 14, 2017

Thousands of homes were destroyed in the quake, which rocked a region spanning Iran's western province of Kermanshah and neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan. The magnitude 7.3 natural disaster struck Sunday night Iran time, just as people were going to bed. The head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said the immediate need was for tents, water and food. (more...)
Trump's 'Not Qualified' Judge Pick Didn't Disclose Marriage to White House Lawyer Trump's 'Not Qualified' Judge Pick Didn't Disclose Marriage to White House Lawyer
- November 14, 2017

A Senate questionnaire asked him about elements that might present potential conflicts of interest, including family members. Talley's wife, Ann Donaldson , has reportedly been interviewed by Mueller, which Feinstein says represents "a clear conflict of interest that should have been disclosed". (more...)
IDF stations Iron Dome battery in Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area IDF stations Iron Dome battery in Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area
- November 14, 2017

However, despite Hamas' inflammatory rhetoric against Israel, the movement has not officially claimed responsibility for any military action from Gaza against Israel since the 2014 war. "We advise Islamic Jihad's leadership in Damascus to exercise caution and keep things under control". He said that there were those "who still amuse themselves these days by trying to renew attacks against Israel" and warned that such attacks would be dealt with harshly. (more...)
Russian foreign minister: US-patronaged fighters pose most danger in Syria Russian foreign minister: US-patronaged fighters pose most danger in Syria
- November 14, 2017

As the war in Syria seems to be winding down in Assad's favor due to Moscow's intervention, Israel fears that Iran will help Hezbollah produce accurate precision-guided missiles and help Hezbollah and other Shiite militias to strengthen their foothold in the Golan Heights. (more...)
Mad Max's George Miller Is Taking Warner Bros. to Court
- November 14, 2017

Cindy Ord via Getty Images Miller's production company has brought a claim against Warner Bros. for "misleading and deceptive conduct". In 2015, George Miller's post-apocalyptic odyssey, Mad Max: Fury Road , roared through theaters, leaving images of tire treads, desert storms, and flaming guitars scorched across moviegoer's eyeballs . (more...)
Hate crimes on the rise in U.S., reveals Federal Bureau of Investigation data Hate crimes on the rise in U.S., reveals Federal Bureau of Investigation data
- November 14, 2017

The others are Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas and Wyoming. Muslims were targeted in 307 religion-based crimes, up 19 percent from 2015 and double the number in 2014. The FBI recorded nine murders and 24 rapes as hate crimes. Most of the crimes came in the form of intimidation, assault, or vandalism. "Police departments that do not report credible data to the Federal Bureau of Investigation risk sending the message that this is not a priority issue for them, which may threaten ... (more...)
Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria
- November 14, 2017

The ministry claimed in a Facebook post and tweet on Tuesday that the picture showed an " Isis automobile convoy" fleeing Abu Kamal, Syria, under U.S. The defence ministry claims the jihadist fighters operate disguised as members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with U.S. support and that the government offensive on Abu Kamal has interrupted American plans to create a pro-US area on the eastern shore of the Euphrates River. (more...)
West Brom defender Evans: O'Neill would be great for Scotland, but West Brom defender Evans: O'Neill would be great for Scotland, but
- November 14, 2017

O'Neill now earns £500,000 a year with the Irish FA and, according to the Telegraph, Scotland are set to formally approach the Ballymena man about succeeding Gordon Strachan. "Other nations and clubs will probably take an interest in him because of the success we have had, but from a selfish point of view we really want to keep him". (more...)
Foul-Mouthed State Prosecutor Berates, Threatens Uber Driver Foul-Mouthed State Prosecutor Berates, Threatens Uber Driver
- November 14, 2017

Platt picked her up outside a Dallas bar, and the two argued over what route to take home . "I didn't want to get her in trouble", Platt told the newspaper before reconsidering and ending the ride by asking Warner to get out. " Ma'am I ended the ride and I asked you politely to exit the vehicle". "I'm an assistant district attorney, so shut the f*ck up". But the cop and Warner , who was " let off the hook ", left in a police auto, he told the Dallas Morning News . (more...)
South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House
- November 14, 2017

North Korea and its missile tests have been a central issue during the ASEAN meet, as well as during the recently-concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Vietnam. The Chinese prime minister said the countries' relations will continue to improve, though it may take time. In his opening remarks during the 19th ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit on Monday, Moon sought to introduce to leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) South Korea's initiatives to bring the ... (more...)
Analysts Rated The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) as Buy Analysts Rated The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) as Buy
- November 14, 2017

Franklin Resources holds 0.03% of its portfolio in TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) for 896,002 shares. (The) by 12.9% during the first quarter. Maple Capital Management Inc increased Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) stake by 24,945 shares to 186,391 valued at $9.06 million in 2017Q2. (more...)
Vizag IndiGo Plane Hits Wild Boar During Takeoff , Airline issues statement Vizag IndiGo Plane Hits Wild Boar During Takeoff , Airline issues statement
- November 14, 2017

The incident took place when the plane was taking off at 10 pm. Hence, the plane could not immediately return as the damaged rear wheel failed to retract. The Gurgaon-based airline said it has raised the issue of birds and wildlife endangering the safety of the passengers as well as the flight operations with the Visakhapatnam airport authorities. (more...)
Venezuela govt says debt refinancing underway as S&P cites selective default Venezuela govt says debt refinancing underway as S&P cites selective default
- November 14, 2017

But Venezuela's unpaid obligations total $420 million, and four additional coupon payments are overdue but within their grace periods. The Venezuelan government described the creditors' meeting as "a resounding success" and said that it would continue to service its debts. (more...)
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...)

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