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Trump Repeats Call for Wall After Border Patrol Agent Killed Trump Repeats Call for Wall After Border Patrol Agent Killed
- November 20, 2017

Later, one officer died in the hospital, his colleague is still in intensive care. The FBI has now taken over the investigation and Jeanette Harper of the agency's El Paso office says a more detailed account of the incident will be released Monday, the Houston Chronicle reports. (more...)
Senator Sherrod Brown Out Here Pissing Off Republicans by Stating the Obvious Senator Sherrod Brown Out Here Pissing Off Republicans by Stating the Obvious
- November 20, 2017

This giant tax cut is expensive, costing almost $1.5 trillion dollars over the next decade. "I get sick of the richest people in this country getting richer and richer and richer", Mr. "And frankly, you ought to quit it", he added, as Brown looked on with a smirk on his face. During the exchange, Hatch was forced to fall back on claims about his own upbringing rather than dispute Brown's substantive arguments. (more...)
Ahsan Iqbal hopes Faizabad sit-in will soon end peacefully Ahsan Iqbal hopes Faizabad sit-in will soon end peacefully
- November 20, 2017

Justice Siddiqui asked if the court had already passed an order stating that the demonstrators will not be allowed to occupy any location other than Democracy Park adn Speech Corner, why were the protesters not asked to move to the designated area. (more...)
Young Boys Killed In Police Crash Young Boys Killed In Police Crash
- November 20, 2017

A statement on Friday said that the sheriff's patrol vehicle was responding to an emergency call when it collided with a auto in Boyle Heights. Los Angeles police say they're investigating the crash that occurred Thursday night as the sheriff's vehicle was answering an emergency call. (more...)
Turkish capital bans all LGBT-related cultural events Turkish capital bans all LGBT-related cultural events
- November 20, 2017

The move is likely to deepen concern among rights activists and Turkey's Western allies about its record on civil liberties under President Tayyip Erdogan's Islamist-rooted AK Party. Many of the European Union member states have been in condemnation of the Turkish government's arrests and purges of tens of thousands of people after a failed coup attempt in July 2016. (more...)
Germany's Angela Merkel to inform president of unsuccessful coalition talks Germany's Angela Merkel to inform president of unsuccessful coalition talks
- November 20, 2017

The outcome of the collapse remains unknown but Merkel is due to meet President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who has the power to call snap elections, reports the BBC. Economists have accused her of complacency on the economy, saying she should overhaul the tax system to make it more growth-friendly and boost investment on digital infrastructure - demands also made by the FDP. (more...)
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu to be questioned for sixth time over corruption Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu to be questioned for sixth time over corruption
- November 20, 2017

Police are attempting to determine whether or not Netanyahu is guilty of corruption with regards to the case. Despite public outcry at the high salary, including a hearing on the appointment in the Knesset's Interior Affairs Committee, Horev's contract was extended by a further three years this March. (more...)
North Korea says China envoy stressed stance on developing relations: KCNA North Korea says China envoy stressed stance on developing relations: KCNA
- November 20, 2017

The last time China's special envoy for North Korea visited the country was in February previous year. This also gains additional significance since it is taking place amid high tensions in the region, mainly due to Pyongyang's relentless pursuit of its nuclear and missile programmes , defying United Nations regulations. (more...)
Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill pressed into kicking duty Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill pressed into kicking duty
- November 20, 2017

Darby came up with his first interception as an Eagle midway through the second quarter at the Dallas 46-yard line but the Eagles were unable to capitalize on the turnover. Elliott's injury offers an interesting playcalling lab tonight for the Eagles; there's a reasonable argument that National Football League coaches should perhaps go for two every time, and should go for it on fourth down more often than they now do. (more...)
United States service member arrested in connection to fatal Okinawa road accident United States service member arrested in connection to fatal Okinawa road accident
- November 20, 2017

US troops in Japan are not allowed to buy or consume alcohol both on or off base, following a deadly auto accident involving a US service member who may have been under the influence of alcohol, the US Forces in Japan said in a statement. Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that James-McLean was arrested for drunk driving and U.S. Forces Japan confirmed he was in police custody. (more...)
Five injured after scaffolding collapses in Manhattan Five injured after scaffolding collapses in Manhattan
- November 20, 2017

The area was clogged with shoppers and tourists and fire officials say "we're extremely lucky" there were no more injuries. One person suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, the other three suffered minor injuries, the source said. (more...)
Tsunami warning after massive Pacific quake Tsunami warning after massive Pacific quake
- November 20, 2017

Mr Rigault said there was no immediate damage, but guests were on alert for a formal evacuation warning. The natural disaster followed a number of smaller earthquakes in the same region. The United State Geological Survey estimated as many as 400,000 people in the nearby islands would have felt the earthquakes. Last month the same region was hit with a 6.8 magnitude natural disaster. (more...)
Arab ministers slam 'Iranian aggression' during emergency meeting in Cairo Arab ministers slam 'Iranian aggression' during emergency meeting in Cairo
- November 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of the four Arab states met in the Egyptian capital Sunday ahead of an Arab League meeting later in the day. Saudi Arabia has ratcheted up pressure on Iran, accusing Tehran of trying to expand its influence in Arab countries, often through proxies including the Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah group. (more...)
Green Bay Packers trailing behind the Baltimore Ravens; 6-0 Green Bay Packers trailing behind the Baltimore Ravens; 6-0
- November 20, 2017

The Ravens' defense did the rest. No one on the Ravens' flight home is going to be complaining about a 23-point win at Lambeau Field, nor should they be. "We probably didn't blitz as much as we usually do". But he mixed his coverages; I don't think Brett (Hundley ) could ever exactly know what we we're going to do. (more...)
Some firsts among 32 U.S. students picked as Rhodes scholars Some firsts among 32 U.S. students picked as Rhodes scholars
- November 19, 2017

The two are among 32 in the US chosen as Rhodes scholars. Two students with ties to Maryland have been selected as Rhodes scholars. The first class of American Rhodes Scholars entered Oxford in 1904. He plans to seek a master's degree in philosophy in evidence-based social intervention and policy evaluation at Oxford. She also has tutored high school students and danced in a theater production. (more...)
Al Porter: I've been taken aback by the vitriol I've received Al Porter: I've been taken aback by the vitriol I've received
- November 19, 2017

He recently fronted Blind Date on TV3 and his arrival at Today FM earlier this year was a major coup for the station. Al Porter has issued a statement via social media regarding the recent allegations about him. To my family, colleagues, friends and fans I thank you for your many, many messages of support '. "No further comment will be made by Today FM at this time" it added. (more...)
Aide says Trump 'discomfort' why he's not stumping for Moore Aide says Trump 'discomfort' why he's not stumping for Moore
- November 19, 2017

In a pair of tweets Thursday night, Trump spotlighted the accusations against Franken, saying the photo "speaks a thousand words". In a Friday morning appearance on CNN's "New Day", Deutch told anchor John Berman that he found the recently released photo of Franken appearing to grab the breasts of a sleeping woman "absolutely revolting". (more...)
Morocco: At least 17 killed, 38 injured in stampede at food distribution Morocco: At least 17 killed, 38 injured in stampede at food distribution
- November 19, 2017

Local media said a food stall set up in the town by a benefactor was soon "submerged in the crowd" of 800 people, mostly women . "This year there were lots of people, several hundred people", the witness, a doctor who asked to remain anonymous, told AFP. (more...)
New Orleans' residents elect the city's first female Mayor New Orleans' residents elect the city's first female Mayor
- November 19, 2017

Cantrell, a city councilwoman, got 60 percent of the votes over her opponent, former municipal court Judge Desiree Charbonnet, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State's office . She has worked as a coordinator for an affordable housing development and she started a nonprofit community-building organization. The cause propelled her to win a City Council seat in 2012. (more...)
Trump tweets broadside against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?' Trump tweets broadside against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'
- November 19, 2017

Sounds like a Mel Brooks joke. Some responded to Trump's tweets by citing the allegations against the president. Los Angeles radio anchor Leeann Tweeden said that during a USO trip to the Middle East and Afghanistan in 2006 Franken forced his tongue in her mouth during a rehearsal for a skit and then groped her while she was sleeping during a flight home - a moment that was captured in a photograph. (more...)
Stallone denies claims he sexually abused fan Stallone denies claims he sexually abused fan
- November 19, 2017

Stallone ever contacted by any authorities or anyone else regarding this matter". The girl reportedly said she became "very uncomfortable" with the situation but felt she had "no choice". According to DailyMail.com she told police she did not press charges against the two as she was "humiliated and ashamed", as well as being "scared". (more...)
Military Dog Receives Prestigious Medal For Bravery, Eats It Instead Military Dog Receives Prestigious Medal For Bravery, Eats It Instead
- November 19, 2017

The pooch, a Belgian Malinois, was dubbed a " guardian angel" by United Kingdom troops after he helped protect a Special Boat Service squad during an assault on an enemy stronghold in 2012. A further blast detonated close to his face, causing the loss of Mali's front tooth and damage to his right ear. The citation added: 'Despite his injuries, Mali continued his duties and pushed forward, remaining close to his handler. (more...)
PM Modi praises the efforts of citizens to promote Swachh Bharat Mission PM Modi praises the efforts of citizens to promote Swachh Bharat Mission
- November 19, 2017

The nondescript village , with a population of 1,800, in Mewat region was in June rechristened as "Trump village" by NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation in a gesture to United States president Donald Trump ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington. (more...)
Attack on TVPM mayor pre-planned: CM Pinarayi Attack on TVPM mayor pre-planned: CM Pinarayi
- November 19, 2017

The Mayor, along with a number of councillors from both sides were admitted to hospitals.The unprecedented attack on the Mayor invited severe criticism. They said they were attacked by the CPM councillors led by I P Binu. Tensions erupted during the special council meeting on Saturday after some heated exchanges between the councillors in connection with the installation of high-mast lights in the city. (more...)
Tumhari Sulu earns Rs2.65 crore on opening day Tumhari Sulu earns Rs2.65 crore on opening day
- November 19, 2017

The good news is that the film found its target audience in the evening and night shows. On Saturday, the movie minted Rs 4.61 crore taking the total box office collections to Rs. Despite low first day, Tumhari Sulu has received better opening than Shubh Mangal Saavdhan , Hindi Medium , and Bareilly Ki Barfi but less than Vidya Balan's own film, Begum Jaan. (more...)

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