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Donald Trump Asked Chinese President for Help With the UCLA Shoplifters

After facing 3-10 years in a Chinese Prison, LiAngelo Ball and his two UCLA teammates have the commander in chief in their corner fighting to get them out of China and back in the states as soon as possible. They were released on bail last week, but were told to remain in Hangzhou until the legal process was completed. Chinese lawyers told Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel last week the UCLA basketball players could serve between three and 10 years in prison, but the US official told Nakamura ... Read More »

Two missing Chinese students in Canada may be victims of ransom scam


Craig Brister said over the weekend. Another student, Yue "Kandy" Liu, 17, was last seen in north Toronto on Friday morning while a third student, Ke "Jaden" Xu, 16, was last seen on Thursday. Investigators say Juan Wen Zhang, 20, who went missing on November 8 in Toronto was located on Saturday in Montreal. Liu was last seen on Friday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue W area. Read More »

Trump urges lawmakers to end health mandate, cut top tax rate


Both plans also call for deep tax cuts for high-earners and businesses and would reshape how the United States taxes multinational corporations. Republican Representative Peter King has fiercely opposed the elimination of the SALT deduction, saying many in his home state of NY earning $300,000 a year were hardworking, two-income families facing a very high cost of living. Read More »

Slain Green Beret Melgar Murdered After Discovery of SEAL Embezzlement


Melgar had spoken to his wife about "the bad feeling" he had about two US Navy SEALs, who are now under suspicion of his murder, although he didn't elaborate why he felt that way. An autopsy found no sign of drugs or alcohol, the report read. When that failed to revive him, the two SEALs told another Green Beret on the operation that Melgar was unconscious, and the three of them took him to a French clinic for help. Read More »

Call of Duty: WWII Is Currently Broken


These forced Sledgehammer to move the game to peer-to-peer servers. Testing for data-gathering and diagnostic purposes is underway in the United States now. "So hang in there while we address the most pressing concerns first", said Sledgehammer. In addition, we encourage you to visit and support The Greatest Generations Foundation , whose partnership and collaboration was vital to the making of this series. Read More »

LDF meet entrusts CM to decide on Chandy's resignation


Achuthanandan, who heads the Kerala Administrative Reforms Commission, expressed his anger against Chandy a day after the ruling LDF entrusted chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan with taking a decision on the demand for the minister's resignation. Read More »

European Union signs landmark new defence pact


European Union officials insist this is not just bureaucratic cooperation, but real investment that will help develop Europe's defense industry and spur research and development in military capabilities that the bloc needs most. But, he said, "we must go further" in defense cooperation. 'Whilst we will cooperate with and support our friends and allies to ensure collective security, we must protect the integrity of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance and our own ability to defend ... Read More »

October CPI touched a 7-month high of 3.58%

The YoY CPI in urban areas ruled higher at 3.81 per cent, while in rural India it rose by 3.36 per cent. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October has went up by 3.58 per cent in comparison to same period previous year. The inflation for sugar and confectionery items increased and settled at 6.75 per cent. Spices saw some decline in price and settled at (-) 2.15 points. Read More »

Number of Indian students in U.S. rises by 12.3%


The national decline in new foreign students was more pronounced this fall, according to a survey of 522 colleges by the organization, the report says. That downturn took place before the presidential election and can be blamed on factors including the rising cost of tuition in the USA, growing competition from schools in other countries, and political factors outside the United States, the institute's leaders said. Read More »

2 soldiers martyred in attack on Pak-Afghan border checkpost: ISPR


While talking about the militant hideouts in the war-torn country, Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said, "It now requires elimination of terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan and effective Afghan border security". On October 3, another soldier had embraced martyrdom after terrorists fired from across the Afghan border on a border post. The cross-border attack on the check-post in September came days after Operation Khyber IV concluded successfully. Read More »

Denton apartment floor collapses, 50 residents displaced


Denton police say all occupants of the apartment were successfully evacuated, and only minor injuries were reported. Some people drove themselves to the hospital. Police estimate there were 100 people at the party. "My door has never shaked [sic] before", Briceida Castro said. "I grabbed my keys, my wallet and I left to the police department", she said. Read More »

Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary

Azar's confirmation hearing should signal how an administration with a pharmaceutical background plans on managing drug prices, which has been top of mind lately. The Trump administration's previous HHS secretary, Dr. Tom Price, resigned on September 29 after reports emerged he had traveled on chartered planes-for work and personal time-at the cost of at least $400,000 to taxpayers. Read More »

Livery Driver Attacked With Hockey Stick, Crashes, Dies


Police say that Kosugi approached Tolk's Toyota Camry on foot and began banging on his hood with a hockey stick. Tolk got out to confront Kosugi, police said, at which point Kosugi struck him, knocking him to the ground. The New York City Medical Examiner's office will determine the cause of his death. "He would put everyone else before himself", Tolk's son told the Daily News. Read More »

Cow smuggler killed by suspected cow protection vigilantes in India


While police refused to comment, official sources confirmed that Ummar had died of a bullet wound. Umar's accomplice, Tahir Khan, who was injured in the attack, has been admitted to the hospital where his condition is said to be critical. He said the body of the deceased was found near a railway track on Friday morning, and as it was not identified, it was kept in an Alwar hospital mortuary. Read More »

North Korea soldier flees after being SHOT by OWN side


China has been urged by both South Korea and the United States to take a more active role in curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions. It was not immediately known how serious the soldier's injuries were or why he chose to defect. Read More »

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Hits off Costa Rica's Coast — US Geological Survey

Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS initially recorded the quake at a 6.8 magnitude but it has since been downgraded 6.5. Otto Vargas, a university professor in San Jose who was at home with his family, said: "We're very scared". Neighboring El Salvador's civil protection agency tweeted that the quake caused some electrical posts to fall, while the civil protection agency in neighbouring Panama said there were no reports of damage there. Read More »

Trump sarcastically responds to Kim Jong Un insults


As North Korea has been an important focal point for this trip, the rogue regime has been spewing vitriol on the regular. His comments came after Trump threatened in his maiden United Nations address to totally destroy the country of 26 million people if the U.S. Read More »

Johnson calls Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband as Gove stumbles


Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held on allegations relating to espionage, has denied the charges, always maintaining that she was in Tehran to visit family and was not working in the country at the time of her arrest. His wife has been complaining for months of sharp pains in her breasts, which has finally led to an ultrasound test on Saturday and medication being prescribed ahead of a follow-up consultation next weekend, he said. Read More »

Stabbing at Mall of America, suspect arrested


A man stabbed and injured two people at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Sunday night. Authorities say at least one person has been stabbed. Authorities say only the Macy's store was placed on lockdown during the incident. "My daughter could see people lying on the ground who had been stabbed". Read More »

Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality


Al-Mouallimi said that the Kingdom has already presented a letter to the Security Council concerning last Saturday's ballistic missile fired from Yemen on King Khaled International Airport. Following Trump's move, President Hassan Rouhani stated that Iran " will produce any weapons of any kind that we need and stockpile it and use it at any time to defend ourselves ", which in his eyes does not violate any global agreements. Read More »

Korean president arrives in Philippines for ASEAN meetings


This is the first Prime Ministerial visit to the Philippines from India in 36 years since the visit by Indira Gandhi in 1981. A meeting between Mr. Trump and Mr. Modi's other important engagements include Special Celebrations of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Leaders' Meeting and ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, the statement said. Read More »

Rain showers and chilly temperatures for the Colts game


A weak warm front will be the trigger, and by Tuesday temperatures will come close to 50° - once that front passes. Then Sunday night will be in the low 50s. Throughout the rest of the week expect a mix of dry and wet weather. We could see a little shower activity with the passage of the front, but drier air will quickly move in behind it and move the clouds and rain out. Read More »

Poles march alongside other European nationalists in Warsaw


Phrases such as "pure Poland , white Poland" were shouted during the march. The slogan for Saturday's march, "We want God", comes from an old Polish nationalist song. Polish nationalists carry a banner translating to "we want God" during a march in Warsaw. Andy Eddles, a British language teacher who has been living in Poland for 27 years, joined the counter-protest, saying he was "shocked that they're allowed to demonstrate on this day". Read More »

Trump offers to 'mediate' on South China Sea disputes


Duterte took steps to thaw frosty relations with China after he won the presidency past year. The resource-rich disputed waters of the South China Sea have always been a bone of contention between the regional players - China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Read More »

Large natural disaster near Iran, Iraq border


It was felt strongly in many areas, including the capital Baghdad. U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 natural disaster has hit Iraq near the city of Sulaymaniyah. Eight villages were damaged ... "The quake was felt in several Iranian provinces bordering Iraq ... Electricity has been cut in some villages and rescue teams have been dispatched to those areas", a TV news service reported, according to The Independent . Read More »

Volunteer firefighter arrested after killing another firefighter at crash scene, .21 BAC


ISP says in addition to County Sheriff's deputies, three firefighters from the Montgomery and Cannelburg Fire Departments responded to the scene. Firefighters were on scene to help a driver who was trapped in a vehicle that crashed. According to police, the three firefighters came to the scene in their own personal vehicles. News of Murphy's death struck the two towns, who officials say are very close with each other. Read More »

Sanjay Leela Bhansali assures Padmavati doesn't distort history


On Wednesday, Bhansali had issued a video clarifying that the film will not hurt Rani Padmavati's image or Rajput pride in anyway but to no avail. In the video, the director said, "This movie is embroiled in so many controversies because of some rumour". " Padmavati ", which attempts to tell the tale of the valour of Rajputs with the backdrop of the 1303 siege of Chittorgarh, is scheduled to release on December 1. Read More »