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Two people reportedly stabbed at Mall of America Two people reportedly stabbed at Mall of America
- November 14, 2017

A suspect is in custody after two men were stabbed at the Mall of America during what police called an "interrupted theft". Abdirahaman allegedly tried to steal a customer's belongings from a men's fitting room at the Minnesota mall while the customer had been trying on clothes outside the fitting room. (more...)
Roy Moore's brother compares sexual conduct allegations to the persecution of Jesus Roy Moore's brother compares sexual conduct allegations to the persecution of Jesus
- November 11, 2017

The instant fallout followed a Washington Post report in which an Alabama woman said Moore, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, had sexual contact with her when she was 14. Strange, despite the backing of President Donald Trump and much of the Republican establishment, lost a September primary to Moore. The problem, as readily became apparent from Moore's defiant statements, is that he isn't going to step aside. (more...)
Syria not invited to Paris climate talks despite joining Syria not invited to Paris climate talks despite joining
- November 09, 2017

It will then take one year to fully withdraw, meaning the earliest the United States could quit is the day after the 2020 USA presidential election. Katmawi said Syria will seek foreign aid to help it meet its commitments under the climate accord, which aims to limit global warming to under 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 F). (more...)
Retired navy officer charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie Retired navy officer charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie
- November 09, 2017

According to the court document, co-workers told investigators that Brown could be seen frequenting the area where Billie worked, day and night. A U.S. Billie's coworkers reported that Brown would visit the Blimpie nearly every day and that he was seen often in neighboring buildings, prosecutors said. (more...)
Tax probe: Queen Elizabeth II in trouble Tax probe: Queen Elizabeth II in trouble
- November 08, 2017

BrightHouse, which sells household appliances and furniture, has been accused of over-charging customers and hard-selling products to people with learning difficulties. A document outlining a limited partnership agreement with Dover Street VI Cayman Fund LP naming the Duchy of Lancaster. The Duchy does not use taxpayer funds, nor does it pay taxes. (more...)
Legislators Criticize the US Decision on Nicaraguan Immigrants Legislators Criticize the US Decision on Nicaraguan Immigrants
- November 08, 2017

Otherwise, they will become undocumented. The program was extended to both countries after Hurricane Mitch hit Central America in 1998. It's typically renewed every 18 months. Critics say "temporary" should mean "temporary". "We, the USA government, have created a situation where people have lived in this country a long time". (more...)
Trump could face thorny issues on South Korea visit Trump could face thorny issues on South Korea visit
- November 07, 2017

The president has threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea and warned that he may be forced to " totally destroy " the rogue state. Trump did not wait for an official address to launch a verbal attack against North Korea . (more...)
OPSEU rejects latest College Employer Council offer OPSEU rejects latest College Employer Council offer
- November 07, 2017

Ward said the offer from CEC only includes a letter of understanding in relation to academic freedom, and she said there have already been several letters of understanding and they can not be grieved. The strike has meant that almost 500,000 college students have been out of the classroom and has triggered concern among students about whether they will be able to complete their semesters. (more...)
Liberia's presidential run-off has been postponed indefinitely Liberia's presidential run-off has been postponed indefinitely
- November 07, 2017

Liberia's Supreme Court on Monday ruled to halt a presidential run-off vote scheduled for Tuesday until the electoral commission investigates allegations of fraud in the October 10 first round. Worldwide donors have poured billions of dollars into Liberia since Sirleaf was elected in 2005, and are eager to see completed what will be the country's first democratic transition in seven decades. (more...)
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl receives zero jail time, dishonorable discharge Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl receives zero jail time, dishonorable discharge
- November 06, 2017

They asked the judge to give their client a dishonourable discharge and no prison time, and also cited harsh campaign trail criticism by Mr Trump and Bergdahl's mental disorders. Bergdahl "does not have a monopoly on suffering as a result of his choices", Maj. "We're exhausted of Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed", Trump said at an October 2015 rally, for example. (more...)
SJW: Are Michael Flynn And His Son Mueller's Next Indictment Targets?
- November 06, 2017

Sources "familiar with the investigation" say Flynn, who was sacked after just 24 days, and his son could be implicated in the probe into Russia's intervention in last year's election, according to NBC News . was paid $530,000 for lobbying work benefiting Turkey , and only registered as foreign agent retroactively. If he is charged, Mr Flynn would be the fourth person to face prosecution as part of Mr Mueller's investigation. (more...)
Daylight saving time: Did you do not forget to 'fall back'? Daylight saving time: Did you do not forget to 'fall back'?
- November 06, 2017

Daylight saving time ends this weekend. By now, you have hopefully already turned your clocks back an hour. It can be easy to forget about smoke detectors, even though they are crucial for increasing survival rates when fires do happen. (more...)
Death penalty for NY attacker Death penalty for NY attacker
- November 05, 2017

This is because Mr Trump's comments may be used to argue that Saipov won't get a fair trial because the President has already suggested he is guilty and deserves to be put to death. "I am today starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program ". After winning the green card lottery, the newspaper reported that he lived in OH, and eventually found work as a trucker before marrying a fellow Uzbek immigrant in 2013. (more...)
Trump Embraces Tax Reform Plan, Takes Preemptive Shot At Critics Trump Embraces Tax Reform Plan, Takes Preemptive Shot At Critics
- November 04, 2017

Broadcom already has a co-headquarters in California; the new HQ will be domiciled in Delaware. The president said his administration is seeking to encourage companies to bring their operations back to the U.S.by cutting regulations and crafting tax reform legislation. (more...)
Guardiola: Guardiola: "beatable" Man City doesn't want to break Arsenal record
- November 04, 2017

Arsenal have had to play the greatest amount of time without a full 11, facing 615 minutes of Premier League football while a man down. You know the situation before when the transfer window was open but now it's closed. And now he's seeing how much fun, how good, it is to score goals. Mikel Arteta [City's first team coach] is working many, many hours and days after training specifically about the last action on the pitch - that control in the last moment to make the right movement in the ... (more...)
What we know about the victims of the NY terror attack What we know about the victims of the NY terror attack
- November 03, 2017

The other American killed, 23-year-old Nicholas Cleves, was a NY native. Cleves was a software engineer who lived in a West Village apartment within biking distance of the Hudson, according to a friend who spoke with multiple news media outlets. (more...)
After the Latest Twitter Rant by Trump, the US Tightens Border Control After the Latest Twitter Rant by Trump, the US Tightens Border Control
- November 02, 2017

Trump has ordered to step up USA vetting programme after the recent terrorist attack in NY, saying that "being politically correct is fine, but not for this". Trump's reaction "is in keeping with his responses to other attacks" in which the perpetrator was alleged to have possible links with Islamic State, says Al Jazeera English . (more...)
NYC suspect should be held as enemy combatant, Graham tells Trump NYC suspect should be held as enemy combatant, Graham tells Trump
- November 02, 2017

We've been against it". Trump then attacked the idea of "chain migration", or family-based immigration, a central theme of the USA system that allows those in the country to sponsor relatives overseas to join them. "Send him to Gitmo", Trump told reporters. Trump also said of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, "I think she's excellent", but did not say she would be his choice when he names a Federal Reserve Chair tomorrow. (more...)
After Mueller indictments, Tony Podesta steps aside from namesake lobbying firm After Mueller indictments, Tony Podesta steps aside from namesake lobbying firm
- November 01, 2017

The Podesta Group was hired by the ECMU for a public affairs campaign put together by Paul Manafort , who was indicted on Monday morning on charges including failure to follow FARA requirements. NBC News reported last week that Tony Podesta and the Podesta group had become subject of Mueller's probe into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign
- November 01, 2017

But the bigger story came later yesterday when it was revealed that former policy adviser George Papadopoulos had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the Russian investigation. In fact, Papadopoulos was contacted after he learned he'd be joining the campaign, and the professor only mentioned the "thousands of emails" after he'd been on the Trump campaign for more than a month. (more...)
Erdogan officially welcomed in Baku Erdogan officially welcomed in Baku
- November 01, 2017

The BTK project is part of Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev larger strategy to diversify the country's oil-rich economy and turn it into a trade and logistics hub in Eurasia. The inauguration at the Port of Baku in Alat, Azerbaijan was attended by Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev , president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Kazakhstan's prime minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, prime minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Uzbekistan prime minister Abdulla Aripov. (more...)
Tropical Storm Philippe Forms Tropical Storm Philippe Forms
- October 29, 2017

The center forecast about 2 to 4 inches of rain with higher localized accumulations in South Florida. The system is helping to pull a tropical air mass in our direction from the south, keeping rain and overcast sky conditions in place through tonight. (more...)
Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu
- October 29, 2017

As night fell, sporadic gunfire could be heard around the hotel as both soldiers and ambulances responded to the attack. "About 14 people, majority civilians, were confirmed dead so far and the security forces are still working to ensure the area is clear", said security official Mohamed Moalim Adan. (more...)
Russian President Vladimir Putin Participates in Military Drills, Fires Missiles Russian President Vladimir Putin Participates in Military Drills, Fires Missiles
- October 28, 2017

Three missiles were fired from submarines and one was sacked from a ground station at the Plesetsk cosmodrome, north of Moscow . Putin launched four ballistic missiles , Peskov revealed. The training exercises by the Russia's Strategic Nuclear Forces late Thursday included tests of land, air and submarine-based missiles , the Russian Defense Ministry said . (more...)
Alan Shearer blasts Tottenham ahead of Manchester United clash Alan Shearer blasts Tottenham ahead of Manchester United clash
- October 28, 2017

But Pochettino , speaking ahead of Tottenham's trip to Old Trafford on Saturday, insists the pair have moved on from the incident. "We'll take the best decision for the team". "Not in a awful way". Not I could have done better, but I should have done better, because he knows I can be better. 22-year-old Shaw arrived at United from Southampton for a hefty £30 million fee in 2014, with many viewing the talented youngster as the natural heir to Patrice Evra at the club. (more...)
Saudi Arabia becomes first country to grant a robot citizenship
- October 27, 2017

Sophia said: "Actually, what worries me is discrimination against robots ". On Tuesday Saudi Arabia announced plans to build a $500bn mega city powered by robotics and renewables on the kingdom's Red Sea coast. At the Future Initiative, Sophia demonstrated her capacity for human expression. For one thing, the robot is clearly gendered as female-Hanson's website breathtakingly describes Sophie as "designed to look like Audrey Hepburn" and says that the robot "embodies Hepburn's ... (more...)
A Rs 5.35 lakh crore garland of roads to adorn India A Rs 5.35 lakh crore garland of roads to adorn India
- October 26, 2017

The Minister said apart from Rs 5,35,000 crore for the first phase, there is a requirement of Rs 1,57,324 crore for ongoing projects under various schemes, and thus, overall outlay will be Rs 6,92,324 crore over five years. It will improve India's connectivity to Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Presently only six national corridors have in the country. With this, 70 - 80 percent of freight will move along national highway (NH) as against the 40 percent at present. (more...)
Lady Gaga joins five Ex-Presidents at charity event
- October 25, 2017

Rough cut (no reporter narration). On October 21, all five living former USA presidents took part in a benefit concert - One America Appeal - in Texas, to raise money for hurricane relief efforts. Bush and Obama later made brief remarks appealing for national unity to to help those affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria . The last time the five were together was in 2013, when Obama was still in office, at the dedication of George W. (more...)
PM Modi raised Kedarnath issue for political gains; says Congress PM Modi raised Kedarnath issue for political gains; says Congress
- October 23, 2017

It was originally mooted by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2003 as a waterway. The project was launched by Ministry of Shipping in Karnataka on July 31, 2015. "If we have a look at the figures which have come recently, the production of coal, electricity, natural gas and other items has increased tremendously". (more...)
Congress leaders back Mersal, ask BJP not to 'interfere' Congress leaders back Mersal, ask BJP not to 'interfere'
- October 23, 2017

But the BJP has itself to blame for the present scenario, according to an official of the Central Board of Film Certification. Earlier in the day, superstar Kamal Haasan has come out in support of Vijay-starrer " Mersal ", which has been facing opposition over references to the Goods and Services Tax (GST). (more...)
Bombings Hit Two Mosques in Afghanistan, at Least 50 Killed Bombings Hit Two Mosques in Afghanistan, at Least 50 Killed
- October 22, 2017

A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shi'ite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said, and a separate bombing killed at least another 20 at a mosque in the middle of the country. The attack takes this week's death toll from militant attacks to 200, and is the second major attack in Kabul in the past 24 hours. Afghanistan's Shi'ite population has been heavily hit this year, with at least 84 people killed and 194 wounded in attacks on ... (more...)
With Trump's Approval, The Last Of The JFK Files Can Be Released With Trump's Approval, The Last Of The JFK Files Can Be Released
- October 22, 2017

Sure to be fodder for conspiracy theorists, the files all relate to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Thousands of books, articles, TV shows, movies and documentaries have been produced about the assassination and surveys have shown that a majority of Americans still distrust official evidence that points to Lee Harvey Oswald as the sole killer. (more...)
Indonesian embassy gathering info on citizens involved in Penang landslide Indonesian embassy gathering info on citizens involved in Penang landslide
- October 22, 2017

The other 11, who included one Malaysian supervisor and workers from Indonesia and Bangladesh, were still unaccounted for late Saturday at the site in the Tanjung Bungah area, said local police official Anuar Omar. Penang city Mayor Maimunah Mohamad Sharif said the cause of the landslide wasn't clear. Most people trapped are suspected to be foreign construction workers employed at the site, fire officials said. (more...)
Ford Driving Skills for Life brings advanced driver training clinics to Atlanta Ford Driving Skills for Life brings advanced driver training clinics to Atlanta
- October 21, 2017

To help encourage teens and their families to buckle up, the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) has teamed up with the NHTSA and NSC to once again invite teens to the "Seat Belts Save Challenge", which is created to encourage increased seat belt use among teens. (more...)
Met Eireann Issues Weather Warnings Ahead Of Storm Brian Met Eireann Issues Weather Warnings Ahead Of Storm Brian
- October 20, 2017

Met Eireann say there is a high risk of flooding over the weekend especially in costal regions with high tides expected. Dave Reynolds, a forecaster for The Weather Company, said: "This storm is going to be large enough to affect the whole of the UK". (more...)