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The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary with new photo The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary with new photo
- November 19, 2017

She also accessorized with some classic pearls that complimented the dress she was wearing perfectly. At their 50th wedding anniversary, Elizabeth praised her husband as "quite simply.my strength and stay all these years". Have you celebrated your platinum wedding anniversary? The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are the first royal couple to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, and the bells of Westminster Abbey, where they married in 1947, will toll to mark the special occasion. (more...)
Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise
- November 19, 2017

The Saudi Arabian monarch will announce his son as successor, who plans to count on IDF backing to defeat Iran and its proxy Hezbollah and has already promised Israel billions of dollars if they agree, a new report indicates. The interview - described by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz as "unprecedented" - would have required Israeli political approval at the highest level, given the lack of diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Anambra Election: Bianca Ojukwu Lauds APGA Landslide Victory In Ward Anambra Election: Bianca Ojukwu Lauds APGA Landslide Victory In Ward
- November 19, 2017

In Awka South Local Government, the distribution commenced at Ogbugbankwasa ward 2 registration area at 7.43 a.m. The gubernatorial poll was held amidst tight security in the 21 local Government Areas of the state. The polling unit is filled with policemen, election monitors and reporters, with only three prospective voters waiting. Although he acknowledged minor challenges over the process, he said the peaceful nature of the exercise was commendable.As at 10.30 am, voting was yet to start ... (more...)
South Korea developing $800M missile interceptor system South Korea developing $800M missile interceptor system
- November 19, 2017

The researchers in 38 North spotted two large circular objects on the November 05 images, and they believe that these parts are submarine's pressure hull. Figure 2. Close-up of Secure Boat Basin at the Sinpo South Shipyard. Submarines and the ability to launch ballistic missiles at sea offer the North the ability to slip behind enemy defenses in combat. (more...)
Nation Honours Iron Lady Of India Indira Gandhi On 100th Birth Anniversary Nation Honours Iron Lady Of India Indira Gandhi On 100th Birth Anniversary
- November 19, 2017

She was the first and, to date, the only female Prime Minister of India. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh were among other leaders who paid their tributes. Elected the Congress President in 1959, Indira became a member of the Rajya Sabha in 1964 after the death of her father and became a member of the cabinet under Lal Bahadur Shastri, subsequently succeeding Shastri as the PM of India. (more...)
North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons
- November 19, 2017

South Korea and the United States agreed on Friday to keep working for a peaceful end to the North Korean nuclear crisis, but a USA envoy said it was hard to gauge the reclusive North's intentions as there has been "no signal". It said the submarine was likely a larger successor to North Korea's single experimental ballistic missile submarine. President Trump echoed Mattis' stance while visiting South Korea as part of a 12-day trip to Asia last week, urging North Korea to " make a deal ", ... (more...)
Gujarat polls 2017: Patidar agitation issues deadline to Congress Gujarat polls 2017: Patidar agitation issues deadline to Congress
- November 19, 2017

In continuing woes for the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), Ketan Patel, a former associate of quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, and PAAS leader Amrish Patel, joined the BJP within hours of each other on Saturday.Union minister and BJP leader Mansukh Mandavia welcomed Amrish, who was associated with PAAS since its beginning, and his supporters, to the party fold.Talking with reporters later, Amrish, came down heavily on Hardik, accusing him of misleading the Patidar ... (more...)
EPS for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Expected At $0.39
- November 19, 2017

Toronto Dominion Bank decreased Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (Put) (CP) stake by 66.61% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Natixis Asset Management sold 3,879 shares as Walt Disney Co. Among 38 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company ( NYSE:DIS ), 20 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 138 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
City in cruise control with 2-0 win over Leicester City in cruise control with 2-0 win over Leicester
- November 19, 2017

I think for the first 30 minutes, we played good football with good organisation and we had some good moves but it was a bit more hard at the end of the first half. It comes on the back of Manchester City's unstoppable form this season , with the club sitting eight points clear at the top of the Premier League and thrilling everyone with their performances to boot. (more...)
Former Gov. Tom Ridge in Critical Condition after Heart Procedure Former Gov. Tom Ridge in Critical Condition after Heart Procedure
- November 19, 2017

Tom Wolf says the Ridge family should know "that all of Pennsylvania is pulling for them, as he recovers". Ridge, 72, was at a Republican Governors Association conference in Austin on Thursday when at about 7 a.m., he asked hotel staff for medical assistance. (more...)
Erdogan Rejects NATO Apology For Appearing on Bloc's 'Enemy Poster' Erdogan Rejects NATO Apology For Appearing on Bloc's 'Enemy Poster'
- November 19, 2017

Erdogan said he had been informed about the offensive incident by two Turkish officials and acted immediately. Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also issued an apology, calling Turkey a valued member of the military alliance. Norway's Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen, speaking to AFP, also expressed "regret" over the incident . "The message does not reflect Norway's views or policies and I apologize for the content of the message". (more...)
Based model accuses husband of forcing her to convert to Islam Based model accuses husband of forcing her to convert to Islam
- November 19, 2017

In what appears to be a case of love jihad, a Mumbai-based model has alleged that her husband continuously assaulted her and forced her to convert to Islam. After Rashmi returned home on Friday, Asif thrashed her and hit her with utensils. His friend molested her and hurled abuses at her. "I am facing a serious threat to my life, tortured and assaulted too", she said. (more...)
Turkish prosecutors launch probe into United States attorneys Turkish prosecutors launch probe into United States attorneys
- November 19, 2017

Istanbul Chief Prosecutor's Office has launched a probe into New York's Preet Bharara , former U.S. Attorney in-charge of the jailed Iranian-Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab's case, and Joon H. Zarrab, 34, has been charged in the US with allegedly evading sanctions on Iran. Turkish officials allege the case is politically motivated. An executive of Turkey's state-owned bank, Halkbank, also faces charges and is due to appear in court in NY on November 27. (more...)
Trump says he liked Duterte 'very much', pours in $101 M Trump says he liked Duterte 'very much', pours in $101 M
- November 19, 2017

The U.S. president was not the only world leader who seemed to struggle with the ASEAN handshake. According to the White House, $14.3 million or P750 million will be poured in for the rehabilitation of Marawi; $85 million for the counter terrorism-related equipment of the Philippines and training and support for its Armed Forces; and $2 million or P101 million in support of the administration's drug war. (more...)
Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco
- November 19, 2017

The Draw Ceremony held at the Hotel Sofitel Rabat on Friday evening. Namibia, Uganda and Zambia were placed in a group with Ivory Coast, who came third past year behind champions the Democratic Republic of Congo and runners-up Mali. "To be honest, this is a fair group for us". Rwanda were the last qualifier after eliminating Ethiopia 3-2 on aggregate, having won the first leg in Addis Ababa before drawing goalless in the second leg in Kigali. (more...)
Palestinians to suspend communication with Trump admin if USA closes PLO office Palestinians to suspend communication with Trump admin if USA closes PLO office
- November 19, 2017

The Palestinian foreign minister says the Palestinians won't give in to what he calls "extortion" after a US threat to close their diplomatic mission in Washington. As NPR has reported , relations between the United Nations agency and the USA soured in 2011 when UNESCO voted to offer full membership to a state of Palestine. (more...)
Top General Would Refuse Trump's Order To Carry Out Illegal Nuclear Strike Top General Would Refuse Trump's Order To Carry Out Illegal Nuclear Strike
- November 19, 2017

Hyten went on to say that for more than 30 years he has received training annually on laws of armed conflict , which includes legality, necessity, distinction, unnecessary suffering and other matters. During the hearing, Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, said Mr. Trump "can launch nuclear codes just as easily as he can use his Twitter account". (more...)
Day two of Sinn Fein Conference Day two of Sinn Fein Conference
- November 19, 2017

He hinted at the announcement earlier in the year, stating he would lay out plans for his party's future as part of a ten-year transitional plan. Mr Adams said the move was part of the ongoing process of leadership transition within the party. (more...)
Tommy Fleetwood stays calm ahead of final-day Race to Dubai showdown Tommy Fleetwood stays calm ahead of final-day Race to Dubai showdown
- November 19, 2017

His leading rival for the Race to Dubai title, Tommy Fleetwood, is only two shots behind here after a second straight 65 on the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates. But with his short game in superb condition, the reigning Olympic champion made a hard up-and-down shot to stay ahead. That broke about 18 inches right-to-left downhill. (more...)
US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment
- November 18, 2017

But the U.S. president appeared unwilling to pass up an opportunity to attack a Democrat who has been hyper-critical of his conduct as president. Franken released a second apology, after many viewed his initial apology as incomplete and lackluster, and he has requested a Senate ethics investigation into his actions. (more...)
Nigerian president sends condolences to Iran over natural disaster Nigerian president sends condolences to Iran over natural disaster
- November 18, 2017

Thomas Bach, has expressed his organization's preparedness to help families stricken in recent quake in the western part of Iran, which has left at least 500 people dead, hundreds of others injured and dozens of villages destroyed. The President and the Prime Minister, sent messages of solidarity with the Iranian people and offered all possible support by Pakistan in this hour of need. (more...)
MI falls short of unbeaten Wisconsin 24-10 MI falls short of unbeaten Wisconsin 24-10
- November 18, 2017

Michigan , already trailing 14-10, failed to muster much offense thereafter. The Badgers started the half by gaining zero total yards on two straight three-and-outs, and then Hornibrook threw the interception over the middle to linebacker Devin Bush at the UW 29-yard line, his 12th pick in eight Big Ten games. (more...)
TCU QB Hill out for Texas Tech game TCU QB Hill out for Texas Tech game
- November 18, 2017

Oklahoma. Gladney's 93-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter put the game out of the reach for the Frogs, giving them a 27-3 lead with 4:39 left. Robinson, a former ESPN 300 recruit, has appeared in five games, completing 7 of 10 passes for 99 yards with two touchdowns. It was an eight-plus minute, 21-play drive that ended in a Clayton Hatfield field goal. (more...)
Ishaq Dar resigns as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar resigns as Finance Minister
- November 18, 2017

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif also made a request of same nature to the finance minister as he thinks Pakistan needs more energetic and skillful team. The finance minister, who has skipped four court hearings on account of medical treatment, is accused by NAB of possessing assets disproportionate to his declared sources of income. (more...)
Congress Working Committee to meet on Monday on Rahul elevation Congress Working Committee to meet on Monday on Rahul elevation
- November 18, 2017

With his election, party leaders are hoping, both ends would be achieved. Explaining the process for the elections, Dwivedi said the CWC approves schedule for the elections, "The Congress Working Committee approves the schedule for the Congress President Elections separately". (more...)

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