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Israel raises security alert after threats to Islamic Jihad


The Israel Defense Forces arrested a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) commander in the northern West Bank Monday morning. Channel 2 news, citing high-ranking military officials, said the army deployed the batteries countrywide, especially in central Israel, and tightened security on the Gaza border after Islamic Jihad threatened to avenge the killing of 10 of the group's fighters when Israel destroyed a cross-border tunnel on Oct 31. Read More »

4th person shot dead in Tampa neighborhood


When they arrived on scene, they found a deceased adult male in the street. The victim was identified as Ronald Felton, 60, who was crossing the street when a tall, thin man wearing a black baseball cap shot him in the back. This comes just weeks after three people were shot and killed over a 10-day span in Seminole Heights. Police have said they think a single killer is behind those three attacks because they happened so close to each other at roughly the same time in the evening, and ... Read More »

Trump asked for Xi's help in UCLA players' shoplifting case in China


ESPN reported that authorities have surveillance footage of the players stealing from three stores. Besides occurring the same week as Trump's visit, the case has raised waves in the United States due to the involvement of LiAngelo Ball, one of three high-profile basketball-playing sons of LaVar Ball . Read More »

'Sweet news' as Bengal wins GI tag for 'rosogolla'


A GI is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. "It has been settled under the GI Act that authenticates a product relating to either a geographical location, or community or society". Read More »

Philippines President Duterte accepts Modi's invite


President Donald Trump ended his swing through Asia hailing progress in advancing his goal of reducing the USA trade deficit. Earlier in the day, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at the summit, sensitive human rights issues skirted by nearly all the others. Read More »

Google Doodle Celebrating Hole Punch 131st anniversary


There are now dozens of iterations of the hole puncher, including the common two-hole punch, the drill punch and even industrial-sized punches for putting holes in sheets of metal. Google often designs its homepage with wonderful doodles that marks a particular day of the year, special birthdays and other major events like World Cup. Read More »

Voting begins today for striking Ontario college faculty


The Ontario government has ordered the colleges to create a fund to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the strike. However, that is contingent on a faculty vote this week on the College Employer Council's final offer. Read More »

Happy Children's Day: Images, Quotes and Speech


It is also a common practice to distribute gifts like clothes, toys and books to orphan children on this day. Pune Children's Day was celebrated in various parts of the city. Children are synonymous with innocence and happiness. He was widely admired internationally and why not children! "On Bal Diwas, let us rededicate ourselves to spreading more awareness about various facets of child rights and securing these rights for our children". Read More »

Alleged Hardik sex video surfaces, he says not surprised


A CD of the Patidar leader has surfaced on social media, in which he can be seen with a woman in a room. "This is the beginning of dirty politics. Hardik had predicted that a doctored sex CD would be out soon to defame him. "In the past too, the BJP has resorted to such kind of gimmicks". The authenticity of the tape could not be verified. Read More »

Ardern planning 'substantive' Manus talks


Jacinda Ardern wants to have a "substantive" discussion with Malcolm Turnbull at the East Asia Summit about the situation on Manus Island. The camp inside a Manus Island navy base was declared closed October 31 based on the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court's ruling a year ago that Australia's policy of housing asylum seekers there was unconstitutional. Read More »

Trudeau raises concerns with Duterte over bloody drug war in the Philippines


Trudeau is the first leader out of the 20 attending this week's ASEAN summit and related meetings who has publicly said he brought up the touchy issue with the volatile Filipino leader. President Barack Obama a "son of a bitch" after the State Department publicly expressed concern over the Philippine anti-drug campaign. Government data indicate 3,967 were killed in anti-drug operations as of October 2017. Read More »

Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song


He told reporters on Air Force One that he had delivered his prepared remarks during the lunch instead of the summit meeting. President Donald Trump arrived in the Philippines Sunday and met with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte , who sang a love song for his American counterpart. Read More »

Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads 'hacks'


Hours after being sworn in as Philippine president, Duterte goes to a Manila slum and urges residents to kill drug-addled neighbors. On returning to Manila on Sunday, Duterte told reporters about his meetings with Russia's President Vladimir Putin and China's President Xi Jinping . Read More »

Duterte supports Japan's moves vs. North Korea


Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump are in Manila for the ASEAN Summit , and fronted media together with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday. The Philippines is hosting the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) Summit and Related Meetings from November 10 to 14. Read More »

Museveni and Sudan's Bashir discuss trade, diplomatic relations


Both Bashir and his Ugandan counterpart vowed to back efforts aimed at finding permanent solutions to the civil war in South Sudan. "Inviting an worldwide criminal suspect to Uganda not only undermines the fight against impunity which Uganda has for long championed but also betrays the concerns and interests of the victims of the most heinous crimes", six Ugandan rights watchdogs said in a joint statement. Read More »

Taliban kill 27 police in security post attacks in Kandahar province

Police in the province said that law enforcement officers attacked the Taliban, who "destroyed the checkpoint and took away all the stored weapons". He said 45 Taliban were killed and 35 others wounded. Farah governor's spokesman Nasir Mehri told Anadolu Agency police checkpoints in Pul Regi area on the outskirts of provincial capital Farah City came under attack at around 2 a.m. Read More »

Trouble for Mugabe as Zimbabwe military threatens to step


Mnangagwa - whose nickname is the "Crocodile" - defiantly told Mugabe that the party was "not personal property for you and your wife to do as you please". Chiwenga, in belligerent style demanded that "counter revolutionaries" - a euphemism for Moyo and his G40 acolytes - be expelled from Zanu PF. Mnangagwa was subsequently fired from the party and has since left the country. Read More »

British doctor saves himslef by punching shark during surfing attack in Australia

Fry said he learned the technique from professional surfer Mick Fanning. The 36-year-old was temporarily pulled underwater as the thrashing apex predator turned on him in the notoriously sharky waters of Eastern Cape. 'It was very hectic, very very hectic'. The shark left scratches and a small puncture wound on Mr Fry's arm. He was driven to a nearby hospital by his companions instead. Read More »

Lambie to quit parliament over citizenship


Amid calls to amend the constitution and allow dual citizens to sit in Parliament, Senator Lambie said politicians should just "suck it up", deal with their mistakes and then run for Parliament again. "I'd certainly have a good look at it. you can't keep a bloody Lambie down", she said. The citizenship crisis has so far claimed two lower house MPs - Barnaby Joyce and John Alexander - forcing December byelections in their seats of New England and Bennelong respectively, and plunging the ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions Weighs Competing Special Counsel Focused On Clinton, Democrats

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered senior federal prosecutors to evaluate whether a special counsel should be appointed to investigate concerns raised by Republicans, including alleged unlawful dealings by the Clinton Foundation and the sale of a uranium company, according to a document obtained Monday by NBC News. Read More »

Trump's Asia trip ends as it begins: shadowed by Russian Federation


Duterte should stop idolizing and playing puppet to Trump . Though presented with several opportunities to do so, President Donald Trump reportedly did not raise any concerns about human rights abuses or the "bloodstained" drug war being carried out by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a face-to-face meeting on Monday. Read More »

Another woman accuses George HW Bush of groping her


Comments that contain spam, advertising, vulgarity, threats of violence, racism, anti-Semitism, or personal or abusive attacks on other users may be removed and result in a ban. "George Bush simply does not have it in his heart to knowingly cause anyone harm or distress, and he again apologizes to anyone he may have offended during a photo op", Mr McGrath told Time magazine in a statement. Read More »

At UN, North Korea says USA to blame for 'worst ever situation'

However, that motive was subsequently ruled out after it was determined he had no "Communist connections". This comes after President Trump took a tough stance of North Korea's nuclear threat during his historic tour of Asia, saying his administration pursues - quote - "peace through strength". Read More »

Ex-colleague: Texas church gunman scared her


Meanwhile, parishioners who survived the slaughter at First Baptist Church of Sutherland said Friday that a week before the massacre, Kelley acted bizarrely. Jackie Lee says she asked her friends on Facebook if anyone would be willing to come with her from San Antonio this weekend to visit the memorial and the church. Read More »

Five Big Ten Men's Soccer Teams Earn Bids to 2017 NCAA Tournament


The Omaha men's soccer team will travel to Florida International in the opening round of the NCAA soccer tournament. It is the seventh time in the last nine seasons UNC has been among the top 16 seeds for the event. 5) and No. 1 seed MI 4-0 (Nov. 10) on their way to the tournament crown. IN earns the overall No. 2 seed and will host the victor of Old Dominion-NC State in the second round after advancing to the Big Ten Tournament championship match. Read More »

Kremlin channel RT registers as foreign agent in US

The Department of Justice sent a letter to RT America back in September ordering that it register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) because of their work for their Russian parent company, Simonyan said Thursday. Department of Justice. A January assessment by USA intelligence agencies described RT America TV as "a Kremlin-financed channel operated from within the United States, (which) has substantially expanded its repertoire of programming that highlights criticism of ... Read More »

Donald Trump Jr., WikiLeaks communicated through Twitter during 2016 campaign


They show that, in addition to giving Trump Jr. a link to stolen emails from the Hillary Clinton campaign, WikiLeaks asked him to investigate an anti-Trump PAC, and encouraged Trump to contest the election results if he lost. "Hey Donald, great to see you and your dad talking about our publications", WikiLeaks wrote. "The discussion can be transformative as it exposes media corruption, primary corruption, PAC corruption, etc.", the message added. Read More »

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle season


Toby Romack. The Salvation Army hopes to raise $95,000 during the six-week campaign. He noted that through its partnership with Government, the Army distributes over 150 meals daily to persons who reside primarily in St Michael, St Thomas and St George. Read More »

Parliament to vote on Brexit deal


David Davis also said if the United Kingdom and European Union can't agree a withdrawal deal, there will simply be no withdrawal deal bill; the United Kingdom is still on track to leave the European Union whether the deal is approved or not. Read More »

Controlling the Indo-Pacific: India, US, Japan Australia resurrect quadrilateral dialogue


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Manila to attend the Summit and is slated to meet all the counterparts of the Quadrilateral dialogue partners separately one by on the sidelines of the summit. In its statement, the Japanese foreign ministry said officials discussed measures to ensure a free and open worldwide order based on the rule of law in the Indo- Pacific. Read More »

Trump asked Chinese president for help over arrested UCLA basketball players


While touring various stops in Asia, Trump met with China President, Xi Jinping , and he reportedly addressed the UCLA basketball players with his Chinese counterpart. They did not fly home with the team, and ESPN has reported that authorities have surveillance footage and that the players could be required to remain in Hangzhou for a week or two. Read More »