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In an awkward interview, Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic congressman accused of harassment In an awkward interview, Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic congressman accused of harassment
- November 26, 2017

Meanwhile, many on Twitter called out Nancy Pelosi's rebuke of sexual harassment victims and slammed her hypocritical reactions to John Conyers versus Roy Moore. Pelosi's glowing praise of the embattled Conyers mimics the rapturous plaudits showered on him by his longtime ally, Congresswoman Maxine Waters . (more...)
'Obscene Gestures' and 'Expletives': Driver Disrupts Trump's Motorcade 'Obscene Gestures' and 'Expletives': Driver Disrupts Trump's Motorcade
- November 26, 2017

Bush did in eight years in office. "Local law enforcement pulled over the vehicle, where the driver made obscene gestures and screamed several expletives". On Saturday, when the unidentified, red van-driving man was pulled over for attempting to cut off the Trump motorcade, Trump was in the middle of the fourth day in a row of golf. (more...)
Dancefloor collapse in Tenerife leaves 22 hurt Dancefloor collapse in Tenerife leaves 22 hurt
- November 26, 2017

Revellers were in the Playa de las Americas area of the island around 2.30am when they plunged into the basement. Several people suffered broken bones, including leg fractures. A four-metre long section of the ground floor of the venue collapsed and debris had fallen though into the basement, according to reports. The resort is a popular tourist spot for British and Irish tourists. (more...)
Pemra, PTA order the restoration of TV channels and social media Pemra, PTA order the restoration of TV channels and social media
- November 26, 2017

The APNS stated that the objective could have been achieved if the stakeholders were duly consulted. In a statement, she said the transmission of the news channels was suspended after through deliberations in the best interest of the country to keep law and order situation under control. (more...)
Russia, Iran, Turkey Call For Syrian 'Congress' Between Government, Rebel Forces Russia, Iran, Turkey Call For Syrian 'Congress' Between Government, Rebel Forces
- November 26, 2017

Syria's civil war, which is in its seventh year, has killed hundreds of thousands of people and created the world's worst refugee crisis, driving more than 11 million people from their homes. "A decisive strike has been carried out against Syrian terrorists and offering a real chance to put an end to the long-lasting civil war", Putin said. (more...)
Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence more than doubled Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence more than doubled
- November 26, 2017

Masipa, the trial judge, sentenced Pistorius to six years in prison for murder, effectively only adding a year to his culpable homicide sentence. However, a lower court justified the six-year sentence by citing mitigating circumstances such as rehabilitation and remorse. (more...)
Korea's Vice Unification Minister Departs for US Korea's Vice Unification Minister Departs for US
- November 26, 2017

The officials said that the military broadcast is now featuring the defection case in great detail, including how he defected and was shot and treated in South Korea as well as how the North Korean side chased and fired at Oh in violation of the Truce Agreement. (more...)
Iran warns Europe: We can increase missile range Iran warns Europe: We can increase missile range
- November 26, 2017

The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), signed between Tehran and six major world powers covers Iran's nuclear program, but not its increasingly-sophisticated ballistic missile arsenal. Iran has denied supplying the Houthis with missiles and weapons. In another part of his remarks, Salami said "Yemenis had a lot of missiles but abiding by some considerations, they refrained from massive use against Saudi Arabia, but it is possible for conditions to become such that they use ... (more...)
CNN Fires Back After Trump Says Network Represents America CNN Fires Back After Trump Says Network Represents America "Very Poorly"
- November 26, 2017

President Trump lamented CNN's global viewership Saturday and suggested that Fox News more accurately covers US current events. The president's tweet Saturday is not the first time he's spoken about CNN in terms of the worldwide community. (more...)
Ultra-Orthodox Minister Announces Resignation in Israel Over Sabbath Violation Ultra-Orthodox Minister Announces Resignation in Israel Over Sabbath Violation
- November 26, 2017

However, the coalition does not appear to be in jeopardy for now. Though Litzman resigned, his party, with six of 120 seats in parliament, did not quit the government and Netanyahu maintained a coalition majority with control of 66 seats. (more...)
Five killed in stolen vehicle crash Five killed in stolen vehicle crash
- November 26, 2017

The two boys are said to be 15-years-old and those killed were two adults aged 28 and 24 as well as three children - two aged 15 and one aged 12, according to ITV. The police force earlier warned residents not to approach the area. 'Road now closed in both directions between Stainbeck Lane and Stainbeck Avenue. (more...)
PM Modi urges farmers to lessen urea use PM Modi urges farmers to lessen urea use
- November 26, 2017

Modi said. During his address, he also lauded the youth of the nation saying that the young generation is aware of the issues prevailing in India. Modi also underlined that 4 Dec is the Navy Day and said that "Let's not forget our civilization developed along river banks". (more...)
Rance Howard dead: Apollo 13 actor dies aged 89 Rance Howard dead: Apollo 13 actor dies aged 89
- November 26, 2017

Rance was also dad to actor Clint Howard. "We love & miss U Dad". Notable non-Howard-family projects ranged from 1967's Cool Hand Luke all the way to 2013's The Lone Ranger , with stops along the way for several Joe Dante films, as well as Ed Wood and Ghosts of Mississippi . (more...)
Man Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Funded By Flat-Earthers Man Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Funded By Flat-Earthers
- November 26, 2017

Although Hughes plan of 500 miles per hour flight with his self-made rocket sounds weird, still this might inspire scientists to make cheaper rockets with low fuel consumption. For example, he found the aluminum for the rocket on metal shops. He will reach an altitude of about a mile before opening his two parachutes for landing. (more...)
3 found dead at Virginia home 3 found dead at Virginia home
- November 26, 2017

Gattis is facing three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of using a firearm during a felony. The deacon at Grace Lutheran Church said Gattis was a full-time youth pastor and described him as an excellent man , saying this tragedy has left the community heartbroken. (more...)
Shark attack leaves man seriously injured Shark attack leaves man seriously injured
- November 26, 2017

The beach was tagged with warning signs, but Silveira said there haven't been any recent shark sightings at the Monterey County beach. The victim was taken to a trauma center for surgery but there was no immediate word on his condition. Silveira says the man's leg was intact but the bite was serious. Deputies say the victim was spearfishing in the area when he was attacked. An air unit conducted a search of the area and spotted a "large aquatic animal", which may have been the shark, off ... (more...)
Drunk, Naked Man Having Sex While Driving Hits Tree; Baby In Backseat Drunk, Naked Man Having Sex While Driving Hits Tree; Baby In Backseat
- November 26, 2017

Earlier this year, a Florida man was sentenced to five years in prison for speeding while having sex with his wife and crashing the auto, leading to the woman's death. Tonkin has been charged with suspicion of driving under the influence, vehicular assault and child endangerment. The man, who had three prior DUI arrests, was brought to the Pierce County Jail according to WSP spokeswoman Brooke Bova while the woman was taken to the hospital with broken bones. (more...)
Juveniles Shot in Cleveland; 1 Is Dead Juveniles Shot in Cleveland; 1 Is Dead
- November 25, 2017

They went back in the store and realized the 12-year-old was shot. One 16-year-old boy was shot in the head, two others, 16 and 14, were shot in the leg, a 14-year-old was hit in the groin and a 16-year-old in the torso. All six children, including the boy who died, were taken to University Hospitals of Cleveland for treatment. "There's always a heavy police presence from the Fourth District in this area", Williams said. (more...)
USA sailors missing in the Philippine Sea identified USA sailors missing in the Philippine Sea identified
- November 25, 2017

The C-2A, a twin-engine cargo plane created to transport people and supplies to and from aircraft carriers, was on a routine flight from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in southern Japan to the Reagan, which was in the Philippine Sea for exercises. (more...)
Putin signs amendments to Russia's 'foreign agents' media law Putin signs amendments to Russia's 'foreign agents' media law
- November 25, 2017

The law has been rushed through both Russian parliaments in the past two weeks in response to what the Kremlin describes as unacceptable pressure on Russian media outlets in the United States. Russian officials have called it a "symmetrical response" to the US Department of Justice's requirement that the American affiliate of the Russian state-run TV news outlet RT identify itself as a "foreign agent", in the wake of accusations that the Russian government meddled in the election of US ... (more...)
Volcano erupts again in Indonesia's Bali Volcano erupts again in Indonesia's Bali
- November 25, 2017

A volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted for the second time in a week on Saturday, disrupting worldwide flights even as authorities said the island remains safe. "International Ngurah Rai airport operated normally and the tourism sector remains safe", he told Xinhua in a text message. It was considered minor, as was an earlier eruption on Tuesday. (more...)
Angela Merkel: Asking Germans to Vote Again is 'Simply Wrong' Angela Merkel: Asking Germans to Vote Again is 'Simply Wrong'
- November 25, 2017

The setbacks Merkel's bloc suffered in the September election were in part due to the rise of the far-right, anti-immigration AfD which took millions of votes from mainstream parties. Merkel now faces few good options short of new elections: asking the SPD to enter a new "grand coalition ", or running a minority government, possibly with the Greens, and asking the SPD to cooperate on an issue-by-issue basis. (more...)
Palestinians Can Likely Keep Their Office In Washington, DC - For Now Palestinians Can Likely Keep Their Office In Washington, DC - For Now
- November 25, 2017

At odds is a license, which needs extended every six months, that the US said it wouldn't renew after Palestine asked the International Criminal Court to probe and potentially prosecute Israel. officials are known to be staunch supporters of Israel. The Trump administration could lift the restrictions after 90 days if peace talks have begun between the Palestinians and the USA, the AP reported . (more...)
Iran Guards Warn 'Hezbollah Must be Armed' Iran Guards Warn 'Hezbollah Must be Armed'
- November 25, 2017

Jafari also said the issue of disarming Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was "non-negotiable". Regional tensions have risen in recent weeks between the two regional powerhouses Iran and Saudi Arabia . "Furthermore, in reference to Saudi Arabia's allegations of "direct military aggression" reportedly fired by Iran from Houthi-Yemeni territory, Jafari reiterated Iran's ballistic missile program is purely for defensive purposes". (more...)
Kerala 'love jihad': Hadiya leaves from Kochi for SC hearing Kerala 'love jihad': Hadiya leaves from Kochi for SC hearing
- November 25, 2017

Ashokan's complaint had alleged that Aboobacker, father of Jaseena, persuaded Hadiya into embracing Islam. The court in the last hearing had said that before examining the latter issue, it would like to ascertain if Hadiya had voluntarily converted to Islam and her views on her marriage. (more...)

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