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Jacob Thompson, boy who celebrated Christmas early, dies of cancer Jacob Thompson, boy who celebrated Christmas early, dies of cancer
- November 21, 2017

After Jacob was admitted to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital on October 11, doctors discovered that the neuroblastoma had spread to his head and was incurable, according to a GoFundMe page set up by his mother. Antartica is the home of Jacob's favorite animals: penguins, and Jacob's supporters knew that. Pictures his mother shared on social media showed boxes of toys, games, books, cards and, of course, more penguins - including penguin socks. (more...)
Padmavati Controversy: Supreme Court dismisses plea for ban on the movie Padmavati Controversy: Supreme Court dismisses plea for ban on the movie
- November 21, 2017

Mumbai: Disappointed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmavati " was screened to selected individuals, CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi has said this "sets an opportunistic precedent" and attempts "to subvert the existing norm of film certification". (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Made Reporters Tell Her What They're Thankful For Sarah Huckabee Sanders Made Reporters Tell Her What They're Thankful For
- November 21, 2017

But in all seriousness, I'm very thankful for my family, my faith, particularly thankful for the courageous men and women of the military, many of whom who are away from their families during the holidays protecting the freedoms that all of us in this room and across this country enjoy. (more...)
Britain loses its seat at United Nations court for first time Britain loses its seat at United Nations court for first time
- November 21, 2017

However, he received nine against five for Mr Bhandari in the Security Council. Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held at the United Nations headquarters in NY. (more...)
Thanksgiving is the #1 day for house fires in MA Thanksgiving is the #1 day for house fires in MA
- November 21, 2017

If you plan on frying a turkey, Sammy Sanchez, Fire Marshal for South Walton Fire District, said you should stay at least ten feet away from a building. If possible, wear safety goggles, long sleeve shirt, long trousers, and closed shoes to protect you from oil splatter. Frozen and defrosting turkeys also create the risk of contact between water and hot cooking oil, which can cause severe scalding or other serious injury. (more...)
F-22 Raptors from Tyndall Used in Afghanistan Bombing Raid F-22 Raptors from Tyndall Used in Afghanistan Bombing Raid
- November 21, 2017

The airstrikes were carried out by US F-16s out of Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and US B-52s flying out of Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. B-52 bombers, F-22 Raptor fighters, unmanned aircraft, Marine Corps rocket fire and Afghan A-29 aircraft struck eight narcotics processing sites in Helmand province, the US military and Afghanistan government announced in Kabul. (more...)
NY Times suspends White House reporter for alleged sexual misconduct NY Times suspends White House reporter for alleged sexual misconduct
- November 21, 2017

In addition, Random House recently announced that it would publish a book about President Donald Trump by Thrush and Maggie Haberman , another White House reporter for The Times and a former colleague of Thrush's at Politico . "During this period, I've done things of which I am ashamed". "I have not taken a drink since June 15, 2017, have resumed counseling and will soon begin out-patient treatment for alcoholism". (more...)
DOJ Set To File Lawsuit To Block AT&T's Takeover Of Time Warner DOJ Set To File Lawsuit To Block AT&T's Takeover Of Time Warner
- November 21, 2017

The DoJ is reportedly concerned that AT&T would use Time Warner content to force competitors to pay more for content, according to Reuters . AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said at the time that his company would not sell any assets and would fight the DOJ in court. (more...)
Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament
- November 21, 2017

Nationals MP George Christensen has written to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull saying he was willing to cause "political damage" on banking. It gives the Senate time to finish debating the bill before it moves to the lower house, a minister said. Greens MP Adam Bandt and SA Best's Rebekha Sharkie will also travel to Canberra, while independent Andrew Wilkie said doing so was an "expensive stunt". (more...)
Mizzou announces return of Braggin' Rights football rivalry with IL Mizzou announces return of Braggin' Rights football rivalry with IL
- November 20, 2017

Also, Whitman said IL and Missouri will resume their football rivalry, playing four future games on campus. "As our football program advances, it is important that we build our nonconference schedule accordingly". "We look forward to a spirited series". The series will be a home and home series that will happen from 2026-2029. Athletic Director Josh Whitman said the university is excited to celebrate Butkus' legacy. (more...)
Dead, 15 Feared Trapped As Fire Breaks Out In Punjab Plastic Factory Dead, 15 Feared Trapped As Fire Breaks Out In Punjab Plastic Factory
- November 20, 2017

A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has been carrying out the rescue and search operations at the spot. Senior district administration and police officials are present at the site. Workers and residents gathered on the edge of the collapse site as workers used diggers and drills to move the rubble. "We have found his ring and iron bracelet". (more...)
ZANU- PF tells Mugabe to resign or face impeachment proceedings ZANU- PF tells Mugabe to resign or face impeachment proceedings
- November 20, 2017

Mugabe said in an address on state television that he acknowledged criticism against him from ZANU-PF, the military and the public, but did not comment on the possibility of standing down. Robert Mugabe , 93, is set to stand down as president of Zimbabwe . In his capacity as head of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Zuma underscored his interest in maintaining "stability and peace" in the region. (more...)
National Security Adviser HR McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an 'idiot' National Security Adviser HR McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an 'idiot'
- November 20, 2017

Sources also said McMaster denigrated other administration officials during the July dinner, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. (more...)
AMBER Alert Issued for Girl Abducted by 13-year-old Boy AMBER Alert Issued for Girl Abducted by 13-year-old Boy
- November 20, 2017

Beyonce Carrasco, 12, was abducted by Rodolfo Penaflor Jr.at about 1:19 p.m. Monday, according to the alert. The Amber Alert was cancelled just after 2 p.m. She's 5-foot-2 and 85 pounds. A clothing description was not provided. The two may be in a 2016 white Nissan Sentra. A direction of travel was not provided. (more...)
Mueller: Indicted ex-Trump aide's lawyer may have conflict Mueller: Indicted ex-Trump aide's lawyer may have conflict
- November 20, 2017

Mueller's team is interested in the interactions between Justice Department officials and the White House. "I don't think there's any reason to believe this is nearly over", Randall Eliaso told the Post. Trump also asked Comey for his loyalty during a private meeting, according to the FBI director, and also asked him to consider dropping the investigation of disgraced national security adviser Mike Flynn. (more...)
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise
- November 20, 2017

The bill, introduced at the start of November, retroactively changes the qualification rules for the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Already, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., has come out against the plan without changes. "This isn't a bargaining chip", Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday . (more...)
India Cancels $500 Million Missile Deal with Rafael, Report Says India Cancels $500 Million Missile Deal with Rafael, Report Says
- November 20, 2017

India's Defense Ministry has canceled a $500 million deal to purchase anti-tank guided missiles from Israel-based arms developer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., according to a report published Monday in the Indian Express . "DRDO has successfully produced the Nag and Anamika ATGMs". In August, Rafael announced the inauguration of a missile manufacturing plant in India. (more...)
South Dakotans Mark Transgender Day of Remembrance South Dakotans Mark Transgender Day of Remembrance
- November 20, 2017

Gwendolyn Ann Smith founded the day in 1999 to honor the 1998 murder of transgender woman Rita Hester. Between 2013 and 2017, the states with the highest number of transgender deaths were California and Louisiana, at 10, the report also found; Texas had 9 deaths, and OH had 8. (more...)
Released running back Chris Johnson criticizes Cardinals, responds to fans on Twitter Released running back Chris Johnson criticizes Cardinals, responds to fans on Twitter
- November 20, 2017

More painfully, the Cardinals followed that mistake with another blown coverage on the Foreman touchdown, a 34-yard rush off a play-call that Arizona saw earlier in the game. Last week he became just the sixth player in National Football League history to reach 15,000 career receiving yards. The Cardinals had gotten a career-high three touchdown passes out of their third-string QB, but trailed, 24-21, with six minutes to go. (more...)
Danny Rose could win his Spurs against Dortmund Danny Rose could win his Spurs against Dortmund
- November 20, 2017

He added: "It's always important to compete and to be focused on the next game and when you lose, it's important to play as soon as possible to change that feeling". Tottenham left-back Danny Rose has returned to the club's squad to face Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, according to Mauricio Pochettino . " He's doing well ", Pochettino said at the pre-match press conference. (more...)
Nick Cave to Roger Waters: You're the Reason I'm Playing Israel Nick Cave to Roger Waters: You're the Reason I'm Playing Israel
- November 20, 2017

Cave said he realized that though he wouldn't sign the petition, he also hadn't performed in Israel for 20 years. He continued to explain that The Bad Seeds had not played in the country in the intervening two decades due to the lack of success of their 1997 record The Boatman's Call , which "flopped" in Israel . (more...)
Explosions at factory cause injuries, spread 'acrid' smoke in Hudson Valley town Explosions at factory cause injuries, spread 'acrid' smoke in Hudson Valley town
- November 20, 2017

A man who answered the phone at one of the local fire departments called the blaze a "five-alarm chemical fire with multiple counties helping". The fire broke out at around 11 a.m. "Somebody came in and said there's a huge explosion down the street", Morra said. Video obtained by WABC-TV in New York City showed thick, black smoke spewing from a section of the roof of the facility, which includes manufacturing and warehouse buildings. (more...)
Amsterdam picked to host European Union medicines agency after Brexit Amsterdam picked to host European Union medicines agency after Brexit
- November 20, 2017

Based in London since 1995, with a staff of around 890, the EMA acts as a one-stop-shop for approving and monitoring the safety of drugs across Europe . The vote on the EMA was a draw between Amsterdam and Milan, Italy - forcing the two cities to draw lots, which Amsterdam won, according to Politico . (more...)
Govt to give ¥2 bil. more for Rohingya crisis Govt to give ¥2 bil. more for Rohingya crisis
- November 20, 2017

Justifying the Philippines' opposition against the draft United Nations resolution, Malacañang also on Saturday said the crisis in the Rakhine State is a "complex" one, adding that singling out Myanmar would not do any good. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported approximately 620,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25. (more...)
Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline
- November 20, 2017

But businesses, unions and Republican lawmakers have largely supported the pipeline, which would move roughly 830,000 barrels of oil daily, as a jobs creator. The company said last week's spill was contained and being cleaned up. Approval was quickly granted. Its power over the project is drawn from the state's constitution. (more...)

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