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Shia Waqf Board bats for Ram temple in Ayodhya, mosque in Lucknow Shia Waqf Board bats for Ram temple in Ayodhya, mosque in Lucknow
- November 20, 2017

In August 2017, the Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh had told the apex court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim-dominated area at a reasonable distance from the disputed site in Ayodhya. Rizvi said that the claim of the Sunni Centra Waqf Board over the Babri mosque land by way of February 26, 1994 order was already rejected by Faizabad District Judge and later by the High Court. (more...)
Indonesian Parliament Speaker Detained as a Graft Suspect Indonesian Parliament Speaker Detained as a Graft Suspect
- November 20, 2017

Novanto was admitted to hospital late on Thursday after the commission declared him a wanted person, but many Indonesians posted jokes online mocking claims by Novanto's lawyer that he was seriously injured after his vehicle hit a utility pole. (more...)
Today is Universal Children's Day Today is Universal Children's Day
- November 20, 2017

Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child declares that children have the mere human right to leisure, play, and participation in cultural and artistic activities. "We have a Child Protection Bureau but the child protection policy is not available that could explain the mechanism of the government to protect the helpless children", he said. (more...)
Woman with 'F__k Trump' sticker adds new one: 'F__k Troy Nehls' Woman with 'F__k Trump' sticker adds new one: 'F__k Troy Nehls'
- November 20, 2017

She placed the slightly smaller decal to the right of the anti-Trump sticker. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls had initially put out an appeal on social media to track down Fonseca and threatened to issue her a citation for disorderly conduct over the sticker. (more...)
Two-time All-Star David Lee retires Two-time All-Star David Lee retires
- November 20, 2017

For his career, Lee averaged 13.5 points on 53.5 percent shooting with 8.8 rebounds. "Thank you to my awesome fiancee @ carowozniacki for planning the surprise! ". Lee was originally selected by the aforementioned Knicks in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft out of Florida. He spent the following five seasons with the Golden State Warriors, making the All-Star team again when he averaged 18.5 points and 11.1 boards in 2012-13. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) - Stock Performance
- November 20, 2017

Mizuho maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Thursday, November 5 with "Neutral" rating. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,897,041 shares of the wireless technology company's stock valued at $436,076,000 after acquiring an additional 137,733 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Tensions Rising on Israel's Northern Border with Syria Tensions Rising on Israel's Northern Border with Syria
- November 20, 2017

There were no reports of Syrian casualties. In response to the alleged violation, the military says it complained to the United Nations peacekeeping force stationed in the Golan Heights and fired a tank shell. That incident led to an unusual move from Israel, which said it would defend the Druze population of the village. Israel has refrained from any major intervention in Syria's long-running civil war that was not deemed to have short- or medium-term implications for Israel. (more...)
Nurse Laugh After 89 Old Year Veteran Dead in The Hospital Nurse Laugh After 89 Old Year Veteran Dead in The Hospital
- November 20, 2017

As the footage shows, the head nurse's retelling of what happened that horrific morning contrasts with what appears to have actually happened. Mike Prieto , an attorney for Dempsey's family, asks the following question to Nuckles during the deposition, "Ma'am was there something amusing at the time?" It also captures the moment nurses fail to perform CPR on the patient as they laugh while the try to start an oxygen machine. (more...)
Sung Hyun Park opens 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship Sung Hyun Park opens 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship
- November 20, 2017

I manage to keep things under control better in the last few months", Ariya explained. "And I have so much fun this week". Opening rounds of 67 and 65 put Park three-strokes in front of the chasing pack, leading many to believe that a runaway win was in the cards, but the 24-year-old Korean struggled during Saturday's third round, frequently putting herself out of position off the tee as she carded a 75 to end the day a stroke off the pace in a seven-way tie for fifth. (more...)
Silva wants Coutinho at PSG Silva wants Coutinho at PSG
- November 20, 2017

However, the Spanish giants are unwilling to wait and want him when the next transfer window opens. If Sanllehi moved to Arsenal it would not necessarily smooth through Ozil's switch to Barcelona because the experienced director has been integral in bringing Coutinho to Catalonia - building relationships with those trying to make the deal happen. (more...)
Alabama pastor: I'd back Moore even if sexual assault allegations were true Alabama pastor: I'd back Moore even if sexual assault allegations were true
- November 20, 2017

Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), went so far as to call for a vote to expel Moore from the Senate should he win the December 12 special election. Corfman said she has voted as a Republican for years. A growing number of Republican Senators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, have called for Moore to drop his bid for the seat. (more...)
PM offers condolences to Dasmunsi's family PM offers condolences to Dasmunsi's family
- November 20, 2017

Remembering him as a devout political activist and one of the tallest leaders of West Bengal in recent times, Gandhi said that his enormous work at the grassroots would be remembered for posterity. This is the same constituency where Deepa fights. He won from Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency in North Bengal in 1999 which he held on to till 2008. The Congress vice president described him as a good human being with a brilliant political mind. (more...)
Five reasons the Arab League meeting in Cairo matters Five reasons the Arab League meeting in Cairo matters
- November 20, 2017

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi made the comments on November 20, the day after Arab League foreign ministers accused Iran of "aggression" against Arab states and vowed to take the matter to the UN Security Council. "With regard to the political situation in Lebanon, I will go to Beirut in the coming days, I will participate in the independence celebrations, and it is there that I will make known my position on these subjects after meeting President (Michel) Aoun", Hariri said after ... (more...)
White House turkeys gear up for Tuesday's pardoning cermony White House turkeys gear up for Tuesday's pardoning cermony
- November 20, 2017

They are already in Washington, D.C., staying at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel , as per tradition. The National Turkey Federation will foot the bill for the birds' lodgings, as it has in the past, according to the White House. In 2016, at his last turkey pardon, Obama said at the ceremony that he planned to keep pardoning turkeys, even without cameras present. As far as Thanksgiving turkeys go, President John F. (more...)
Twitter suspends verified Pak Defense handle for faking Indian picture Twitter suspends verified Pak Defense handle for faking Indian picture
- November 20, 2017

I will write against communal mob lynching of Muslims in our country. Pakistan Defence Forum is better known by its website url of "defence.pk" and describes itself as "one-stop resource for Pakistan defence, strategic affairs, security issues, world defence and military affairs". (more...)
Higher gas prices won't keep Texans from Thanksgiving traveling Higher gas prices won't keep Texans from Thanksgiving traveling
- November 20, 2017

AAA says 50.9 million Americans are expected to travel for this Thanksgiving, 1.6 million more people than previous year. After gas prices rose to almost $3.00 a gallon in some metro Detroit areas a couple weeks ago, drivers are now seeing some relief at the pump. (more...)
Nobody has the right to distort history: Punjab CM on Padmavati row Nobody has the right to distort history: Punjab CM on Padmavati row
- November 20, 2017

The groups have even said they will not allow the portrayal of Rani Padmini, to be played by actor Deepika Padukone , in a wrong way. Banerjee in her tweet attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without taking any name and accused the "political party" of curbing freedom of expression. (more...)
Israel president rejects pardon appeal of soldier who killed prone Palestinian assailant Israel president rejects pardon appeal of soldier who killed prone Palestinian assailant
- November 20, 2017

After being discharged from the military, Azaria went to prison in August and appealed to the armed forces chief, Lieutenant-General Gadi Eizenkot, to reconsider his sentence, citing the cost to his family of the acrimonious trial. Al-Sharif had sustained injuries after stabbing and mortally wounding a soldier in the West Bank city of Hebron. He will therefore complete his term in October 2018 unless the routine parole board considers him for earlier release when it reviews his case early ... (more...)
Fernando Alonso: Toyota confirm LMP1 sportscar test in Bahrain Fernando Alonso: Toyota confirm LMP1 sportscar test in Bahrain
- November 20, 2017

Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez had sat on provisional pole in the #7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid after completing both their runs, only for Porsche to opt for a third shot at pole late on, with Tandy improving his lap by six-tenths of a second to snatch pole away. (more...)
Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017, reacts to Shashi Tharoor's Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017, reacts to Shashi Tharoor's "sexist" tweet
- November 20, 2017

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's tweet punning on the surname of the newly crowned Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar , has not upset the Haryana girl. Ending a 17-year gap, Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World title for India on Saturday night, bringing pride to the nation. (more...)
CUTE: Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan shares priceless moment with AbRam CUTE: Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan shares priceless moment with AbRam
- November 20, 2017

Among the star kids in attendance were AbRam with father Shah Rukh Khan , Azad and Aamir Khan, Viaan Raj Kundra escorted by mom Shilpa Shetty, and Shahraan and Iqra, making an appearance. Post the celebration, there were some adorable tweet exchanges between SRK and Big B. AbRam is seen extremely happy as Amitabh and SRK bought him cotton candy. (more...)
Chilly Sunday, quiet holiday week Chilly Sunday, quiet holiday week
- November 20, 2017

We'll have highs near 60° Saturday , but only in the low 50s Sunday . Mostly sunny skies are forecast for the work week, while showers are possible Friday night and Saturday - just like last week. We'll see temperatures rebound a bit - despite a colder start to the morning, with bus stop temperatures in the middle to upper 20s. With a mix of sun and clouds, temperatures will be in the 30s for most of the day, and will top out right around 40°F. (more...)
Woman says She Was Harassed by New York State Employee Woman says She Was Harassed by New York State Employee
- November 20, 2017

But after he helped get her a job with the Department of Motor Vehicles, she alleges that the married Hoyt pressured her for sex, unlawfully and "egregiously sexually assaulting and harassing the plaintiff any chance he had". He helped her get an apartment, and a few months later, early in 2016, he got her hired to a non-union secretary job with a $30,000 salary in a mostly unionized DMV office in Erie County, she said. (more...)
Small plane crashes near airpark in Clearwater Small plane crashes near airpark in Clearwater
- November 20, 2017

A plane flew dangerously low on a highway. The pilot told deputies that he had engine trouble near Clearwater Airpark and knew he couldn't make it back to land safely. The plane then spins around and comes to a stop on a sidewalk. Realising making it back to the original airport would be hard, the pilot attempted to land in an open area. (more...)
Defiant Mugabe refuses to step down in TV speech Defiant Mugabe refuses to step down in TV speech
- November 20, 2017

He made no reference to the hostile chorus calling for him to go and shrugged off last week's dramatic military intervention. "It's absolutely astounding. Zimbabwe's constitution states that in the event of a presidential resignation, he will be replaced by the vice president. "It is hard to imagine a situation where they didn't know what was in the contents of that speech", said Piers Pigou, a senior consultant for the International Crisis Group. (more...)

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