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Several Injured In Explosion And Building Collapse In Jaffa, Israel [VIDEO & PHOTOS] Several Injured In Explosion And Building Collapse In Jaffa, Israel [VIDEO & PHOTOS]
- November 28, 2017

The injured were evacuated to hospital, and several others were treated for shock. Emergency and rescue teams worked through the night to recover victims from the rubble of the building, which had completely collapsed. However, other media outlets reported that the building was not residential and was empty at the time. There are now no details on individuals having been present in the building, although it is feared that emergency services may discover casualties once they have ... (more...)
Russian jet performs 'unsafe' intercept of US Navy plane Russian jet performs 'unsafe' intercept of US Navy plane
- November 28, 2017

The Pentagon told CNN on Monday that the Su-30 jet crossed right in front of the U.S. P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the left and right and used its afterburners to drive the Poseidon into the jet wash, that forced it into a "15-degree roll and violent turbulence". (more...)
Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto to be sworn Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto to be sworn
- November 28, 2017

August's presidential election was annulled by the Supreme Court over what it called "irregularities". According to the Kenyan Government, 20 heads of state will attend the Tuesday's swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta. (more...)
Patrick Chinamasa appointed as Zimbabwe's acting finance minister Patrick Chinamasa appointed as Zimbabwe's acting finance minister
- November 28, 2017

The court said Chombo's life was at risk and his safety might be jeopardised if he was conditionally freed. His lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, told reporters that he would appeal the magistrate's ruling in the High Court on Tuesday. Chipanga is accused of publishing false statements denigrating defence forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga. "To allow for uninterrupted services in critical ministries of government, the following have been appointed ministers in acting capacity until the ... (more...)
Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime
- November 28, 2017

The al-Watan report cited diplomatic sources in Geneva saying the Syrian government was annoyed by a statement that emerged last week from a Syrian opposition meeting in Riyadh. Assad paid a surprise visit to Sochi, Russia, last week to thank Russian President Vladimir Putin for his vital military support. It remains a key sponsor of the Damascus government and has shielded it against sanctions and interventions in the U.N. (more...)
AMBER Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl in North Carolina AMBER Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl in North Carolina
- November 28, 2017

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, authorities are searching for 3-year-old Mariah Kay Woods. Mariah Woods was reported missing around 6:00 a.m. Long brown hair, blue eyes. The sheriff says they have interviewed the girl's mother and live-in boyfriend. Goes by Mariah. She has walking difficulties, so please, if anybody sees her. (more...)
Watch the homeless man who received $380K in donations tell his story Watch the homeless man who received $380K in donations tell his story
- November 28, 2017

Minutes later, he emerged with a red gas can. The act of kindness came after the homeless veteran used his last $20 to buy her gas when she broke down on a major interstate. "He is very interested in finding a job, and I believe that with a place to be able to clean up every night and get a good night's rest, his life can get back to being normal", McClure wrote. (more...)
China sentences Taiwan activist to 5 years for subversion China sentences Taiwan activist to 5 years for subversion
- November 28, 2017

The trial of Lee Ming-che was also China's first known criminal prosecution of a non-profit worker since Beijing passed a law a year ago tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations. He had shared "Taiwan's democratic experiences" with his Chinese friends online for many years and often mailed books to them, said the Taiwan Association for Human Rights. (more...)
UP Police arrest donkeys for destroying jail property UP Police arrest donkeys for destroying jail property
- November 28, 2017

The incident belongs to Urai jail. The donkeys were released from the jail on Monday after completing their sentence. According to the Newspaper, We had brought some plants from Delhi and Agra. Sharma said that the animals were released only after Kamlesh gave in writing that from now on he will not allow his animals to roam in residential areas or places of public importance, TOI reported. (more...)
Families 'over the moon' as Chennai Six are cleared Families 'over the moon' as Chennai Six are cleared
- November 28, 2017

Loved ones of the British men, in prison in Chennai, have been campaigning for their release since they were arrested in October more than four years ago. This may take some time whilst the authorities decide whether they agree with the outcome or wish to appeal. Tomlinson was among friends and family members who had led a campaign in the United Kingdom, including lobbying ministers and Downing Street , to secure the release of the men. (more...)
SC rejects plea to stall Padmavati's release, directs officials not to comment SC rejects plea to stall Padmavati's release, directs officials not to comment
- November 28, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a fresh plea seeking to stall the release of " Padmavati " outside India. The bench dismissed the plea filed by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma and slammed him for filing a frivolous petition. The SC sent out a strong message with its comments on the Padmavati PIL, by making it clear that although debate is healthy, politicians must refrain from making comments about a film which is yet be given clearance. (more...)
Hamas calls on PNA to lift sanctions on Gaza Hamas calls on PNA to lift sanctions on Gaza
- November 28, 2017

The meeting was attended by all 13 Palestinian political factions, led by Fatah and Hamas. A security delegation from the Egyptian intelligence service has arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday afternoon to follow up what has been implemented with regard to the Palestinian reconciliation agreement signed recently between Hamas and Fatah under the auspices of the Egyptian authorities. (more...)
Wife of Sky Sports journalist dies just days after leukaemia diagnosis Wife of Sky Sports journalist dies just days after leukaemia diagnosis
- November 28, 2017

SKY Sports presenter Simon Thomas , from the United Kingdom, revealed his wife died of leukaemia, telling his followers he was "crushed with indescribable pain". Ex-England footballer Michael Ball said: "Heartbreaking". Speaking to The Mirror , Mr Thomas told of the impact of his wife's death on their son Ethan, 8: 'He said he wants Playmobil and other gifts for Christmas, but most of all "I want mummy back", and I can't help him with that'. (more...)
The White House purportedly ponders personal phone ban for staff The White House purportedly ponders personal phone ban for staff
- November 28, 2017

President Trump has complained about press leaks , but one official said the potential change isn't connected to concerns about unauthorized disclosures to news organizations. The White House did not immediately respond to inquiries. White House has been dealing with a high level of leaks, though that is just one of many reasons why it's trying to implement a ban to not have personal phone usage at the White House. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi to flag-off Hyderabad Metro Rail today PM Narendra Modi to flag-off Hyderabad Metro Rail today
- November 28, 2017

As many as 546 security personnel from private agencies will man the stations on the Miyapur-Nagole stretch. The maximum fare for beyond 22 kilometers distance or from the originating point to the terminus (30 km) is Rs 60. If you are looking for the Metro rail charges you are in the right place. Among the highlights are road-level ramps for wheelchairs, wide corridors for easy movement at stations, extra wide automated fare collection gates, spacious lifts with Braille buttons and a tactile ... (more...)
16 people killed on OH roads over Thanksgiving holiday weekend 16 people killed on OH roads over Thanksgiving holiday weekend
- November 28, 2017

The same district continued to lead the state in seat belt and child restraint violations. During the five-day holiday enforcement period, November 22-26, MHP issued 4,879 citations with 46 driving under the influence arrests. Troopers reported 542 arrests for impaired driving. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle left the road and entered the median, rolling over several times. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed Petitions UN to Remove His Name From Terror List Hafiz Saeed Petitions UN to Remove His Name From Terror List
- November 28, 2017

The move sparked outrage in India, with the Ministry of External Affairs dubbing it as an attempt by the Pakistani system to "mainstream proscribed terrorists". Though the news of the petition comes just a few days after Saeed walked free from house arrest on Thursday, a Hindustan Times report has said that the LeT founder had already filed the petition through the Lahore-based law firm while he was still under house arrest. (more...)
Missing submarine crew 'may still be ALIVE' Missing submarine crew 'may still be ALIVE'
- November 28, 2017

Norwegian offshore supply ship Sophie Siem carrying a United States mini-submarine has begun searches for Argentina's missing San Juan submarine at 17:00 GMT, a senior official of the Comodoro Rivadavia port told Sputnik on Sunday. An worldwide flotilla backed by aircraft on Monday, November 27, again probed the South Atlantic for signs of an Argentine submarine missing for 12 days, targeting an area near the vessel's last known position where an explosion was detected. (more...)
Erupting volcano shuts Bali airport for 2nd day Erupting volcano shuts Bali airport for 2nd day
- November 28, 2017

Indonesia's Directorate General of Land Transportation said 100 buses were deployed to Bali's global airport and to ferry terminals to help travelers stranded by the eruption . Ash from Bali's volcano is disrupting life on parts of the tourist island that are outside the immediate danger zone. He said some 40,000 people have evacuated but others have not left because they feel safe or do not want to abandon their livestock. (more...)
Dictionary.com Says 'Complicit' Is Word of the Year for 2017 Dictionary.com Says 'Complicit' Is Word of the Year for 2017
- November 28, 2017

Not being coy about the political connotations, Dictionary.com notes how complicit was used in talk by and about Ivanka Trump , various presidential and sex-harassment scandals, and even EPA chief Scott Pruitt being " complicit in his refusal to acknowledge that humans play a primary role in climate change ". (more...)
Another Attempt To Discredit The Washington Post's Roy Moore Reports Backfires Another Attempt To Discredit The Washington Post's Roy Moore Reports Backfires
- November 28, 2017

An online search uncovered a GoFundMe account page registered to a Jaime Phillips who was moving to NY "to combat the lies and deceipt of the liberal MSM". Video footage shows Stephanie McCrummen pressing her about her story at a restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, last Wednesday. Once Phillips was seen entering the office, the Post says it made a decision to publish Phillips's off-the-record comments. (more...)
TV presenter Don Burke accused of indecent assault and sexual harassment TV presenter Don Burke accused of indecent assault and sexual harassment
- November 28, 2017

In an extraordinary hour of television, the man who was once Channel Nine's biggest star, Don Burke, appeared on Nine to deny allegations of sexual harassment made against him by three women who had told their stories to the ABC . He's a terrible, awful piece of work... he was a really dirty old man". Former Channel Nine executives David Leckie and Sam Chisholm also attacked Burke, admitting they were aware of his behaviour when he was the host of Burke's Backyard between 1987 and 2004. (more...)
Partly sunny, chance of snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST Partly sunny, chance of snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
- November 28, 2017

High temperatures are expected to be in the 50s from Tuesday through Thursday . The normal high for late November in Omaha is around 45 degrees. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Friday , mostly sunny, with a high near 49. The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly sunny day with temperatures that could reach 71 before dipping later in the day. (more...)
China: factory explosion south of Shangai destroys city China: factory explosion south of Shangai destroys city
- November 28, 2017

Firefighters traced the blast to a hole in the ground where a toilet had been but the cause still was under investigation, state television said on its website. The explosion was the latest in a series of incidents that have raised concerns about safety in mainland China's manufacturing sector. "They were going to tear down those buildings anyway", said another local resident who declined to give his name. (more...)
White House restates USA will stop arming White House restates USA will stop arming "certain groups" in Syria, Iraq
- November 28, 2017

Ankara sees the Kurdish groups as an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighting against the Turkish government for over 30 years, while Washington regards them as a reliable ground force against the Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh. (more...)

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