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Kenya: Chaos on Mombasa Road as Police Disperse Nasa Supporters Kenya: Chaos on Mombasa Road as Police Disperse Nasa Supporters
- November 17, 2017

Odinga returned Friday from a 10-day trip to the United States where he visited think tanks and sought support for his contention that fresh elections must be held, supervised by an overhauled election board. The confrontations were aired on live television. TV cameras showed the sustained clash between police and opposition supporters that lasted a whole 15 minutes. (more...)
'Hyperloop' transport system signs deal to identify routes in India 'Hyperloop' transport system signs deal to identify routes in India
- November 17, 2017

The company said it has already built and successfully tested a full-scale hyperloop system at its test track in the Nevada desert in the U.S this past summer. According to him, India's push towards Japan's bullet train technology will do little for the country "because besides the technology advantage, bullet train components are all manufactured in Japan, getting hardly any jobs to India". (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Shares Sold by Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Shares Sold by Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc
- November 17, 2017

Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 2,852 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the period. Agf Investments has invested 0.03% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ). Anadarko Petroleum's revenue for the quarter was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
Palestinian wounds 2 in Gush Etzion car-ramming, stabbing attack Palestinian wounds 2 in Gush Etzion car-ramming, stabbing attack
- November 17, 2017

Gush Etzion junction, next to a major Israeli settlement in the southern West Bank, has been the site of multiple attacks during that time. The driver of the vehicle, who has yet to be named, rammed his auto into the first victim, a 70-year-old man, who sustained a light head wound. (more...)
Key Hardik Patel aide Chirag Patel shifts parties, joins BJP Key Hardik Patel aide Chirag Patel shifts parties, joins BJP
- November 17, 2017

Meanwhile, Nitin Patel , the Deputy Chief Minister has eventually discredited the charges at a public interview later and said the gathering had nothing to do with the recordings and that it had all the earmarks of being a outcome of debate in PAAS. (more...)
Legally-binding South China Sea code key to regional peace Legally-binding South China Sea code key to regional peace
- November 17, 2017

The leaders are expected to discuss a code of conduct framework negotiated earlier this year. Critics, however, say the agreement to talk on the details of the code of conduct is only an incremental move, with a possible final agreement still years away. (more...)
Australia and Peru Claim Final Spots in World Cup Australia and Peru Claim Final Spots in World Cup
- November 17, 2017

At 28 minutes, striker Jefferson Farfan opened the scoring from the edge of the box burying the ball into the New Zealand net. It is the first time in 36 years that Peru has qualified for a World Cup tournament, with next year's event being held in Russian Federation. (more...)
Trump trusts Putin, not U.S. intel Trump trusts Putin, not U.S. intel
- November 17, 2017

Well, good luck to all you Trump admirers - for all our sakes I hope your hero knows what he is doing. Allegations of Russian attempts to influence the U.S. After clarifying his position on the issue, President Trump urged his countrymen to build towards a relationship with Russian Federation, starting it off by absolving made against Putin's country for allegedly meddling in last year's elections. (more...)
Ireland not ready to let Brexit talks move to stage two - minister Ireland not ready to let Brexit talks move to stage two - minister
- November 17, 2017

Johnson said moving the talks onto the next stage would help to resolve the border issue as numerous questions around it were bound up with Britain's future customs arrangement with the European Union. "I think it's certainly possible that we can come to conclusions in December allowing phase two talks to begin". Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven is urging Britain to clarify how much it will pay the European Union as part of its financial settlement on leaving the bloc. (more...)
Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town
- November 17, 2017

The ministry said in a statement Friday morning that Iraqi military units and local tribal fighters entered the western neighborhoods of Rawa on the Euphrates River in the western province of Anbar. "The troops and militia units, supported by the global coalition's aircraft, have fully liberated the town of Rawa from the IS group", he said. "Iraqi military forces backed by Hashd al-Ashaeri [tribal volunteer] fighters are now in full control of Rawa", Army Major-General Numaan al-Zubai told ... (more...)
PNG refugee deal 'could damage relations' PNG refugee deal 'could damage relations'
- November 17, 2017

Any sovereign state can enter into bilateral arrangements", Dutton said on Australia's Sky News on Thursday night. "[New Zealand] would have to think about other equities with the respective relationships - they would have to think about their relationship with Australia", Mr Dutton said. (more...)
Padmavati Row: Deepika's Security Boosted After Karni Sena's Threat Of Physical Violence Padmavati Row: Deepika's Security Boosted After Karni Sena's Threat Of Physical Violence
- November 17, 2017

Ajmer Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan also joined the chorus of voices against the film and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban it, saying it hurt religious sentiments. Incidents of discontent with the film's release have started coming up from across the country. Member of Sarv Samaj Sangathan and president of Jauhar Samriti Sansthan, Ummed Singh said, "A dharna demanding a ban on Padmavati is continuing for the last eight days at Padan Pole". (more...)
United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe
- November 17, 2017

The organization, which comprises experts from the United Nations and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, has said it could attribute six attacks to the Syrian government and Islamic State, so far, over the course of the almost seven-year war. (more...)
Massive fire engulfs senior living facility near Philadelphia Massive fire engulfs senior living facility near Philadelphia
- November 17, 2017

About 20 people were hurt and were taken to local hospitals, the station reported. A spokeswoman for Main Line Health said area hospitals also were providing shelter to some additional residents of the senior living community. A cause of the fire was still under investigation. A huge fire has broken out at a senior living community in Pennsylvania. A massive fire engulfed a senior living facility west of Philadelphia on Thursday night, sending emergency responders scrambling to remove ... (more...)
Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims
- November 17, 2017

She made the comments a year ago in March when discussing Maria Sharapova's ban for testing positive for Meldonium and suggested he was forced to sit out between Wimbledon 2012 and February 2013. Nadal said he wanted to keep public figures "from making insulting or false allegations against an athlete. without any evidence or foundation and to go unpunished". (more...)
Coroner: Mom dies after cleaning up son's drug paraphernalia Coroner: Mom dies after cleaning up son's drug paraphernalia
- November 17, 2017

Officials said her death was probably caused by exposure to her son's paraphernalia. She was hospitalized and died on November 6, with her son, 45, following a day later, according to local media. "You can ingest it", Roxanne Franckowski, a chemist with Cayman Chemical Co.in MI, told CNN in June. In an incident in May, an OH police officer suffered a near-fatal drug overdose after he tried to brush what was believed to be powdered fentanyl off his shirt with his bare hand following a ... (more...)
Former Shimla SP held in rape-murder case Former Shimla SP held in rape-murder case
- November 17, 2017

After Negi's arrest, he was produced before the court which sent him in CBI remand for four days. Earlier, in September 2017, the CBI had summoned Negi and Additional SP Bhajan Dass Negi to Delhi for questioning. An autopsy confirmed that she was raped and strangled. Her body was recovered from a nearby forest two days later. They believed to be drunk at the time of the crime. (more...)
Grenfell Tower Final Death Toll Is 71, Met Police Announce Grenfell Tower Final Death Toll Is 71, Met Police Announce
- November 17, 2017

There were also a number of false claims, and eight people have been charged or are under investigation for fraud in connection with the disaster. The figure has come down because some people were reported missing several times, some people who lived in the tower and were feared dead were found to have been elsewhere on the night, and some people were falsely reported dead by fraudsters hoping to receive financial compensation. (more...)
SADC Troika Assesses Situation in Zimbabwe SADC Troika Assesses Situation in Zimbabwe
- November 17, 2017

South Africa's president says he hopes Zimbabwe's military will respect the constitution "so the situation will not go beyond the situation where it is now". The South African President will send an advanced team of military leaders to engage all key stakeholders in Zimbabwe's polity. Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital's streets following a night of unrest that included a ... (more...)
CPI's stand forced Chandy to quit: Hassan CPI's stand forced Chandy to quit: Hassan
- November 17, 2017

A spat between the two major communist parties in Kerala turned public on Thursday, a day after differences intensified over the resignation of transport minister Thomas Chandy over allegations of land encroachment. Addressing the media here, Balakrishnan said it was not befitting of a coalition partner to stay away from the cabinet meeting. "We are in the forefront to strengthen the LDF", he said. (more...)
North Korea races to build NUKE SUB that will strike US North Korea races to build NUKE SUB that will strike US
- November 17, 2017

Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a USA institute reported on Thursday. Washington-based 38 North, a North Korea monitoring project, cited images taken on November 5 showing activity at North Korea'sSinpo South Shipyard. (more...)
Venezuela in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russian Federation Venezuela in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russian Federation
- November 17, 2017

The Venezuelan Government communique read that the meeting held on Monday in Moscow, the Russian capital, includes an important step in the strategy undertaken by President Nicolas Maduro for restructuring the foreign debt and entails extension of the payment period, originally established for the year 2022, until 2026. (more...)
Rex Tillerson calls for independent investigation into Rohingya crisis Rex Tillerson calls for independent investigation into Rohingya crisis
- November 17, 2017

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi talks to media during a news conference after she met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at Naypyitaw, Myanmar November 15, 2015. The Myanmar government does not refer to the Muslim residents of Rakhine State as Rohingya, instead calling them Bengalis, a slur term that implies they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. (more...)
DOD account DOD account "erroneously" retweets tweet that Trump should resign
- November 17, 2017

Whoever runs the Proud Resister Twitter account was obviously pleased that this occurred, as the account retweeted outlets who had done articles on the DoD's flub. "It's a crime as is your hypocrisy", the post concluded. The tweet was retweeted-and then soon deleted-by the Department of Defense Twitter account. (more...)
Average Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Decreases Average Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Decreases
- November 17, 2017

The 2017 report shows the average cost of this year's holiday dinner dropped $2.10 from $48.85 last year. The average total, which includes a 16-pound turkey, is $44.74, a decrease of $1.89 from 2016. "So that leads to even more price discounts to consumers". The shopping list included turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes , rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, a veggie tray, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, and coffee and milk, all in quantities sufficient to serve a family of 10 with ... (more...)

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