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Kristaps Porzingis posts a double-double in Knicks' win Kristaps Porzingis posts a double-double in Knicks' win
- November 24, 2017

The Knicks erased an 11-point halftime deficit with an array of offensive and defensive delights that brought the crowd to its feet. NY heads to Atlanta on Friday for the two teams' first matchup of the season after the Hawks won three of four last season. (more...)
The Meaning of Trump's Admission About Roy Moore The Meaning of Trump's Admission About Roy Moore
- November 24, 2017

In a bit of a surprise, former Rep. Gwen Graham (D) is not only making Medicaid expansion one of the centerpieces of her gubernatorial campaign, she also vowed this week to "veto Republican legislative priorities if lawmakers refused to work with her to expand the health care program". (more...)
Veteran deputy hit, killed in Oakland County Veteran deputy hit, killed in Oakland County
- November 23, 2017

He was 50-years-old. He was recently married and had one adult son. ORIGINAL STORY (10:26 a.m.) An Oakland County Sheriff's deputy has been killed when he was struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by police. The deputy is a 22-year veteran of the Sheriff's office, according to our affiliate. The suspect, who's name has not yet been released, has four prior convictions for possession of marijuana and a conviction for resisting and obstructing police. (more...)
North Korea slams new measure against Nuclear development North Korea slams new measure against Nuclear development
- November 23, 2017

The US removed North Korea from its list in 2008 in a move to try and promote dialogue over its weapons programmes. USA officials cited the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother in a Malaysian airport earlier this year as an act of terrorism. (more...)
Missing Argentinian sub: Object detected by U.S. navy 'not missing vessel' Missing Argentinian sub: Object detected by U.S. navy 'not missing vessel'
- November 23, 2017

They were told about it before the public announcement. "This is very important because it allows us to correlate and confirm the acoustic anomaly from the United States report yesterday", he said. "They lied to us. Why did they not tell us?" "I do not have any more hope, it is over". The incident has brought criticism from some, including relatives of those missing, of the ageing equipment used by Argentina's armed forces. (more...)
Colonel embarrasses Indian Army: Arrested for raping Lieutenant-Colonel's daughter Colonel embarrasses Indian Army: Arrested for raping Lieutenant-Colonel's daughter
- November 23, 2017

After that, the Colonel raped her. The 21-year-old victim had filed a complaint on Monday and the colonel was arrested on Wednesday after preliminary investigations. A friend of the officer, present in the residence where the gang-rape took place, has also been accused in the case, but is yet to be arrested. The next day, he asked her to send some of her photographs. (more...)
Kelley Paul: We Haven't Spoken To Rand's Alleged Attacker In A Decade Kelley Paul: We Haven't Spoken To Rand's Alleged Attacker In A Decade
- November 23, 2017

What's even more striking is how Kelley Paul describes the attack - and the motive behind it. Paul's wife spoke out Wednseday, writing on CNN about some of the unkind press coverage of the incident, saying it has been "hurtful" and "victimized Rand a second time as he struggles to recover". (more...)
Navy plane crashed into the Pacific Navy plane crashed into the Pacific
- November 23, 2017

The Ronald Reagan was leading the search and rescue efforts, which included three US destroyers as well as helicopters and surveillance aircraft. Itsunori Onodera, the Defense Minister of Japan said that, "I have been informed from the U.S. (more...)
Trump tweets Thanksgiving message: 'your Country is starting to do really well' Trump tweets Thanksgiving message: 'your Country is starting to do really well'
- November 23, 2017

He says everyone has been talking about the progress that has been made in Afghanistan in recent months. "We're not fighting any more to just walk around, we are fighting to win". "You saved 16,000 lives". Trump said the Marines were inflicting "defeat after defeat" on Islamic State, and again credited his change of approach compared to that of the Obama administration. (more...)
Budweiser to Conduct Experiments on the International Space Station Next Month Budweiser to Conduct Experiments on the International Space Station Next Month
- November 23, 2017

Working with the International Space Station, Anheuser-Busch is going to create a "microgravity brew" - and it is happening in December. This is the first step towards becoming the first beer to be brewed in space. To kick-start its research, Budweiser is partnering with experts in the field, including CASIS who manages the International Space Station US National Laboratory, and Space Tango, a payload development company that operates two commercial research facilities within the National Lab. (more...)
Liberals propose billions for affordable housing, including individual benefits Liberals propose billions for affordable housing, including individual benefits
- November 23, 2017

CHF Canada is the national voice of the Canadian co-operative housing movement. More than a quarter of a million Canadians live in housing co-ops, in every province and territory. "When we say the federal government is back for the long term, we mean it - and that starts with getting it right from the very beginning". "There are no silver bullets here and there's not enough money involved to completely solve the whole housing crisis, but there should be enough money to make a significant ... (more...)
Israeli Jew visits Masjid-i-Nabawi in Madina Israeli Jew visits Masjid-i-Nabawi in Madina
- November 23, 2017

According to the Saudi General Directorate of Press and Information, the decision to prohibit photos and videos in Mecca's Masjid al-Haram, known as the Great Mosque of Mecca, and Medina's Masjid an-Nabawi, or 'The Prophet's Mosque, ' was taken by the Saudi foreign ministry on November 12, 2017. (more...)
Backlash in India after minister says cancer is 'divine justice' Backlash in India after minister says cancer is 'divine justice'
- November 23, 2017

I never said that sin cause cancer .it was a speech to motivate teacher. The 48-year old Assam minister served the Congress party from 2001 to 2015 before he switched to the saffron party. The war of words over Himanta Biswa Sarma's remarks that cancer is "divine justice for sins" intensified on Twitter on Thursday. I have just talked about Hinduism believe in Karmic law and human sufferings are linked to the karmic deficiency. (more...)
Thursday's weather: Cold start with highs reaching into the lower 60s Thursday's weather: Cold start with highs reaching into the lower 60s
- November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving , and we can really be thankful for the fantastic weather! We'll stay dry today . Warmer air returns by Tuesday with highs in the mid-60s. The sunshine will warm us up a bit more through the day. Light freezing rain and snow showers passed through the area overnight. Saturday will find mostly sunny skies with highs in the middle 50s. (more...)
Saudi Arabia eases blockade, reopens Yemen's Hudaydah port Saudi Arabia eases blockade, reopens Yemen's Hudaydah port
- November 23, 2017

The missile, which the Houthis said was in response to Saudi-led air strikes on civilians in Yemen , was shot down near Riyadh airport without causing any casualties. Global aid groups describe Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian crisis as millions are at risk of starvation. The heads of World Food Programme, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization had said in a joint statement that Yemen has already 7 million people on the verge of starvation, but deprived of the opening of all ports ... (more...)
EU blocks United Kingdom cities from European Capital of Culture bids after Brexit EU blocks United Kingdom cities from European Capital of Culture bids after Brexit
- November 23, 2017

A spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport said the government was in "urgent discussions" with the Commission about the decision. I am on the judging panel & have seen all their hard work. A spokesman for the Dundee 2023 bid said: "We are hugely disappointed at this decision that has come just days before the Dundee bid team was due to travel to London to make its pitch". (more...)
India allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan, but 'conditions apply' India allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan, but 'conditions apply'
- November 23, 2017

On 11 November, Pakistan announced that it will allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife. Also sought sovereign guarantee from Govt of Pak to ensure safety, security of both. However, India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Navy. It also approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May, which stayed the execution of Kulbhushan . (more...)
Thanksgiving dinner costs down Thanksgiving dinner costs down
- November 23, 2017

That's 75 cents less than 2016's average of $49.87. After having to pay out a little more to put the traditional Thanksgiving feast on the table previous year, consumers got a welcome break as they shopped this week. A 30-ounce can of pumpkin pie mix was $3.13; a gallon of milk, $3.17; a one-pound veggie tray of celery and carrots, 73 cents, and a group of miscellaneous items including coffee and ingredients necessary to prepare the meal (butter, evaporated milk, onions, eggs, sugar and ... (more...)
Power Outage? British Gas Owner Centrica Loses 800000 Customers in Four Months Power Outage? British Gas Owner Centrica Loses 800000 Customers in Four Months
- November 23, 2017

Centrica, which is already facing the looming threat of a government price cap hitting profits at British Gas, said that it expected to deliver adjusted earnings per share of about 12.5p for 2017, nearly a fifth below the average of market forecasts. (more...)
Breakdown of Syria prevented, political settlement on agenda: Putin Breakdown of Syria prevented, political settlement on agenda: Putin
- November 23, 2017

Turkey and Iran should team up to get the situation back to normal in Syria and to assist in the country's development after the war, Russia's TASS news agency reported Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying on Wednesday at the opening of the trilateral summit of Russia, Turkey and Iran. (more...)
Assisted dying to become legal in Victoria Assisted dying to become legal in Victoria
- November 23, 2017

The legislation required amendments to pass the upper house, including halving the timeframe for eligible patients to access the scheme from 12 months to live to six months to live. The patient must administer the drug themselves, but a doctor could deliver the lethal dose in rare cases where someone was physically unable to end their own life. (more...)
Ruling AIADMK faction gets 'two leaves' symbol: AIADMK leader Ruling AIADMK faction gets 'two leaves' symbol: AIADMK leader
- November 23, 2017

Madhusudhanan, O. Panneerselvam and S. Semmalai, and also supported presently by the impleading applicant E.K. Palaniswami, the present Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu , enjoys support of majority members in the legislative and organisational wings". (more...)
Former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan weds Sagarika Ghatge today Former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan weds Sagarika Ghatge today
- November 23, 2017

After publicly announcing this year that they're engaged, the couple got hitched in a private court ceremony this morning. Ghatge's Chak de co-actor Vidya Malwade revealed Zaheer-Sagarika's wedding card on social media through her Instagram story, reports The Indian Express . (more...)
PM Modi inaugurate 5th Global conference on 'Cyber Space' PM Modi inaugurate 5th Global conference on 'Cyber Space'
- November 23, 2017

The global conference is being attended by representatives from 124 countries and 33 ministerial delegates from 31 countries. "We need to ensure that vulnerable sections of the society do not fall prey to cyber criminals", he said, calling for constant alertness to become a way of life. (more...)
European Union to support Zimbabwe's democratic aspirations after Mugabe exit European Union to support Zimbabwe's democratic aspirations after Mugabe exit
- November 23, 2017

Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, following the resolve of the country's parliament to begin the process of his impeachment. British Prime Minister Ms Theresa May said Britain as Zimbabwe's "oldest friend" was ready to assist the country in its rebuilding efforts. (more...)

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