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Established manager admits he is keen on Sunderland job


In a rare interview with the club's website, Sunderland's American owner - who is looking for his ninth manager in six years after sacking Simon Grayson on Tuesday night - said it was untrue that he no longer cared about a concern he has tried and failed to sell in the last year. Read More »

Trump's Death Penalty Call Jeopardizes Fair Trial


The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility, without giving evidence, for a truck attack in New York City earlier this week that killed eight people, the deadliest act of suspected terrorism to strike the city since September 11, 2001. Read More »

Polk County deputies arrest woman riding horse for DUI


CBS reported that Byrne was arrested and booked into the Polk County jail. A passerby called the Sheriffs Office after noticing Byrne appeared "confused and possibly in danger", according to an arrest affidavit. Deputies say she had a strong odor of alcohol. So does a DUI charge fit this case? When it comes to DUIs, Central Florida sheriffs aren't horsing around. Read More »

Monster courgette mistaken for Second World War bomb in Germany


Though World War II has been over for more than 70 years, unexploded bombs are still periodically found throughout the country. When police arrived, they found a 16-inch zucchini, which "really did look very like a bomb". The vegetable was a dark colour and weighed a whopping 5kg (11 pounds). The outlet notes that WWII-era bombs have been unearthed in Germany before, sometimes necessitating evacuations before authorities can defuse them. Read More »

British PM May: UK Will "Absolutely Not" Apologize for Balfour Declaration

We are proud of the relationship we have built with Israel". After reminding critics the time had come to acknowledge the past, the British leader canvassed the chances of a lasting Middle East peace settlement. Netanyahu and May met Thursday in London prior to the dinner. Despite giving one of her most pro-Israel speeches to the audience at the Jewish News/Bicom Balfour 100 event, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry, left listeners in no doubt where she stood on the vexed ... Read More »

N. Korea slams 'frenzied' United States over B-1B bombers


Pyongyang claimed the exercises , also involving South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, were a "surprise nuclear attack drill" simulating an attack on key North Korean targets. In Hawaii, Trump was huddling with leaders of the U.S. Pacific Command, which oversees U.S. military operations in the region. The bombers were accompanied by Japanese and South Korean fighter jets. Read More »

Rahul has agreed to meet most demands of Dalits, says Jignesh


It has promised to fulfill 90 per cent of our demands", Mevani told reporters after the meeting. "( Rahul) Gandhi said our demands are not demands but constitutional rights . "But, that does not mean that we are joining another party". With help from Patidar leader Hardik Patel , the Congress is trying to woo the Patels, who have been traditional supporters of Mr Modi and the BJP. Read More »

PNB Q2 profit up 2% at Rs 561 cr


Asset quality slipped further during the period with gross non-performing assets ( NPAs ) rising to 12.35 per cent of gross advances as of September 2017, up from 10.73 per cent a year ago. The bank's net NPA ratio slid to 8.44 per cent in this quarter from 9.10 per cent recorded at the end of September quarter previous year. The bank made an upfront provision of Rs 1,566 crore for 11 bad accounts referred in the first list prepared by the RBI in June, instead of spreading it over three ... Read More »

Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials


First lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House for a trip to Asia, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Washington. The session has become a key focus of special counsel Robert Mueller 's wide-ranging investigation of Russia's interference in the election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign. Read More »

Hamilton among first selected for LCBO-run cannabis stores


Consumption of legal weed will not be allowed in public spaces or workplaces and should be confined to private residences, the province has said. Stories will not be located near schools, said provincial officials, but they will still provide "access within communities and address the illegal market". Read More »

Trump nominee withdraws from consideration for top USDA science post


Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., had told reporters that the hearing would be held November 9, but his office has said the details were still being worked out. She said Clovis was "being polite" when he encouraged Papadopoulos to meet with Russian officials in August, adding that the campaign had a "strict rule that no person could travel overseas as a representative of the campaign". Read More »

NYC Terrorist Wanted to Fly ISIS Flag in Hospital Room


The New York Times reported that he was a university-educated accountant from a well-off family who won the green card lottery and moved to OH, with dreams of prospering, before eventually being forced to find work as a trucker. Two Americans and a Belgian woman who was in New York City with her mother and sister were also killed. Injuries include a bilateral amputation, and serious head, neck and back trauma, he said. Read More »

US House approves funding for children's healthcare programme


But there's a partisan battle over how to pay for the extension that seems certain to delay the bill in the Senate. Yesterday (Wednesday), Senator Tim Kaine spoke on the Senate floor urging Congress to re-authorize funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program - known as CHIP - sooner rather than later. Read More »

Hamas Leader Holds Meeting with Iran-Backed Hezbollah Chief


Palestinian rescue workers are unable to access the persons missing in the tunnel collapse because Israel imposes a no-go zone along the Gaza side of boundary fence, firing on anyone who enters it. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has taken control of the border crossings in Gaza, marking a big step towards ending a decade-long conflict between Palestinian factions and easing onerous trade and transport restrictions on the territory. Read More »

2nd person sought for questioning in NY attack


NYPD has said they are not in search of additional suspects and they are treating this as a terror attack . While police did not specifically blame the Islamic State group for the NY bloodshed, Mr Trump railed against the extremist group, tweeting, "We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere". Read More »

Eight dead in Manhattan terror attack


Saipov rented a Home Depot truck in New Jersey, then sped down the path along the West Side Highway, intentionally mowing down pedestrians over a 20-block stretch, federal prosecutors said . "We have been tested before as a city very near the site of today's tragedy", he said, referring to the World Trade Center. Although the perpetrator was taken into custody, the aftermath has cast a pall over New York City, affecting the police presence in the city, the final mayoral debate and debates ... Read More »

Texas mom accused of killing 2 kids hours after deputies visit home


Hillhouse says deputies were summoned Wednesday night to a home near Mabank after emergency medical services received a call about a possibly suicidal woman. "There's nobody even here". The girls, ages seven and five, were shot in their home around 2:30 Thursday morning and died at the scene. Later that evening, Jake Henderson said he woke up and found that his wife shot their daughters, aged 5 and 7. Read More »

US Bombs ISIS in Somalia for the First Time

The strike resulted in at least one casualty, a USA defense official said, without elaborating on the target of the attack . The first strike occurred at about midnight East Africa Time, with the second strike taking place at about 11 a.m. Read More »

Infinity War Teams Up Hulk & Rocket Raccoon, Is Groot Jealous?

Yet, of the intriguing character dynamics set to emerge amongst the colossal cosmic conflict, a teased friendship between Hulk and Rocket Raccoon stands out prominently. There are more surprises packed into this film than any of the others. The news comes from Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo , who revealed to USA Today that his character would be getting pally with the Bradley Cooper-voiced rodent in the upcoming event movie. Read More »

'No impunity for crimes against journalists'


But the National Union Journalists of the Philippines and other worldwide media groups like CPJ lamented that the court has yet to convict any of the accused eight years after the charges were filed. "The attacks need to stop". "Whipping up anger and distrust, or redefining journalism as a crime akin to terrorism, are steps on the path to physical attack", they noted. Read More »

Spanish Court may issue arrest warrant for exiled Catalan leader


Abuja - The Federal Government on Friday urged Spanish Government to embrace dialogue and reach peaceful solution with Catalonia following its recent declaration of independence. His passport was confiscated and Vila needs to show up in court regularly as the rebellion, sedition and embezzlement probe continues. The other eight were held without having bail set. Read More »

Iraqi forces retake crossing on Syria border from IS


Syrian forces entered Deir Ezzor city in September, breaking an IS siege of almost three years on government-held parts of the provincial capital. Syrian regime forces said Friday they have liberated the eastern city of Deir Ezzor from ISIS. Read More »

Worker who deleted Trump's Twitter was a contractor


The outage ignited speculation over whether the account had been deliberately disabled by Twitter, but when normal service resumed the debate gave way to online mirth. While many cheered the attempt at halting the controversial tweets , others expressed concerned at the lack of control Twitter had over its own service. Read More »

Yes, there is Hindu terror, says Congress leader Dinesh Gundurao


Things aren't going really well with Tamil actor Kamal Haasan , after the sequential defamation cases during the Bigg Boss show, now he is anxious about another case filed against him on his opinion on Hindus. "This extremism is not a victory or progress to those who call themselves Hindus", he said. After Gauri Lankesh's murder he had said, ' "Gauri's killers may not have been caught yet but what is more distressing is those who celebrated her death". Read More »

Terrorists slit throat of BJP's Kashmir leader


Bhat had played a crucial role in organizing the first youth convention held at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium last month, in which thousands of workers had participated, according to Altaf Thakur, BJP's media secretary in J&K. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to condemned the killing of Bhat. Earlier, school teacher Aijaz Ahmad Lone's bidy was found with the throat slit. Read More »

Why Finnair Is Weighing Some Of Its Passengers Before They Board


Their weight was only visible to the airline clerk, Tallqvist told HuffPost. In two days, they have already found 180 volunteers who agreed to weigh themselves, along with their carry-on luggage. Despite those differences, Finnair had been relying on broad, generalized ESEA data to make calculations about fuel consumption and more, the Huffington Post reported. Read More »

Egyptian TV host jailed for "immoral" pregnancy discussion


On the episode in question, Salah wore a fake pregnant belly to highlight her point. The short sparked a public outcry, as many in the socially conservative nation, found her comments "adulterous" and "sexually immoral". Salah can appeal the three-year sentence . Another presenter on the same channel, Reham Saeed, was suspended for three months after spending an episode discussing extra-marital affairs. Read More »