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Trump jokes about killing Obama's Thanksgiving turkeys Trump jokes about killing Obama's Thanksgiving turkeys
- November 23, 2017

So Tater and Tot, you can rest easy", Trump joked. Some 4 H kids from Douglas County, Minnesota helped take care of the turkeys and get them ready for their White House appearance. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted last month as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's sprawling Russian Federation investigation, although the charges did not concern his actions with Trump's election efforts. (more...)
US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashes into Philippine Sea US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashes into Philippine Sea
- November 23, 2017

Japan time. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan steams the Philippine Sea during Annual Exercise 2017, joint military training between the U.S. It was reported that the plane crashed while it was on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, officials confirm. The Navy's Japan-based 7th Fleet has had two fatal accidents in Asian waters this year, leaving 17 sailors dead and prompting the removal of eight top Navy officers from their posts , including the 7th Fleet ... (more...)
Palestinians 'freeze' communications with U.S. over PLO office row Palestinians 'freeze' communications with U.S. over PLO office row
- November 22, 2017

Over the weekend a State Department official said that it could not renew a certification for the PLO office in the American capital that expired this month. "Conditioning the renewal of the waiver on the Palestinians" sticking to "direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel' is actually superfluous since negotiations are nonexistent, and the current US administration has yet to present any kind of peace initiative", PLO official Hanan Ashrawi said in a statement. (more...)
FCC chairman announces plan to repeal net neutrality FCC chairman announces plan to repeal net neutrality
- November 22, 2017

It also comes on a day when the FCC announced plans to review its rules preserving "net neutrality," a debate that threatens to become a hornet's nest involving a host of internet and broadband stakeholders. "The job of the FCC is to represent the consumer". American consumers are used to thinking of their internet service as a public utility, similar to turning on the tap and getting a consistent stream of water. (more...)
The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people
- November 22, 2017

He said since 2010 Amnesty International has been documenting human rights abuses and serious violations of international humanitarian law by Boko Haram that may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity. Since 2009, tens of thousands of people in Nigeria have died at the hands of Boko Haram, while an estimated 2.5 millions have also been forced to flee their homes. (more...)
Putin indicates end to Russian operations in Syria during talks with Assad Putin indicates end to Russian operations in Syria during talks with Assad
- November 22, 2017

The Kremlin said Mr Putin would call USA president Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman to discuss the situation in Syria on Wednesday. The Kremlin says Syrian President Bashar Assad's visit to Russia is to ensure that he agrees to possible peace initiatives with Russia, Iran and Turkey. (more...)
Trump Defends Roy Moore Amid Sexual Assault Allegations: 'He Totally Denies It' Trump Defends Roy Moore Amid Sexual Assault Allegations: 'He Totally Denies It'
- November 22, 2017

Six women have accused the Republican Moore of pursuing romantic relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was an assistant district attorney in his 30s. "I'll be letting you know next week", he said, when asked whether he will campaign with Moore. He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear. (more...)
Homeland Security Ends Temporary Deportation Protection for 60000 Haitians Homeland Security Ends Temporary Deportation Protection for 60000 Haitians
- November 22, 2017

Further details about this termination for TPS will appear in a Federal Register notice. If TPS is not extended, Haitians sent home will face dire conditions, including lack of housing, inadequate health services and low prospects for employment. (more...)
Saudi FM Denies Ties With Israel Saudi FM Denies Ties With Israel
- November 21, 2017

They condemned what they described as Iran's constant meddling in Arab affairs. "It has not attacked anyone and should not have to pay the price of these conflicts with its security and political stability". "I have noticed that everyone showed interest in understanding the Lebanese structure, and no one wants, accepts or wishes to harm Lebanon". Saudi authorities claimed of destroying the missile before reaching its destination while Houthis said that the missile hit the target successfully. (more...)
$20000 reward offered in case of slain Border Patrol agent $20000 reward offered in case of slain Border Patrol agent
- November 21, 2017

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released a statement using Martinez's name to share his condolences. "Our prayers are with the families of this Border Patrol Agent who was killed & the other who was injured in this attack in Texas", Abbott tweeted . (more...)
The 'F**k Trump' Car Has a New Decal for Sheriff Troy Nehls The 'F**k Trump' Car Has a New Decal for Sheriff Troy Nehls
- November 21, 2017

She was booked into the Fort Bend County Jail and has since been released on bond. It reads in part: "F*** TROY NEHLS AND F*** YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM". He later said he supports freedom of speech rights. "However, I don't ever recall seeing any complaints of disorderly conduct from Sheriff Nehls personal Facebook page about those individuals", he said. (more...)
CWC meet today: Rahul likely to become Cong prez before Guj polls CWC meet today: Rahul likely to become Cong prez before Guj polls
- November 20, 2017

Dates for filing of nomination, their scrutiny and withdrawal will be notified, and ballots to be issued (if required) and date of polling will be decided. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee on 19th of November at 10.30 am. Though Sonia will step down as party chief, she is not expected to withdraw from politics altogether with some sections in the Congress seeing her playing a role in negotiations and coordination with non-NDA parties. (more...)
Birmingham Young Republicans censure Roy Moore, pull endorsement Birmingham Young Republicans censure Roy Moore, pull endorsement
- November 20, 2017

The group also called on the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee, which has the power to decertify Moore's ballot access and void his votes on December 12, to do the same. Democratic nominee Doug Jones, who campaigned in the southeastern part of the state on Friday, criticized Ivey's justification for supporting Moore. (more...)
Kim Jong-un rushes to build submarine 'that can fire nuclear missiles' Kim Jong-un rushes to build submarine 'that can fire nuclear missiles'
- November 20, 2017

Citing The Diplomat magazine, Reuters reported that in October, unspecified United States government sources claimed that the U.S. military intelligence had spotted a new, under-construction diesel-electric submarine at Sinpo, which they named the Sinpo-C. (more...)
'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's Home 'Betrayal': Dinakaran Slams Late Night Raids At Jayalalithaa's Home
- November 20, 2017

But ministers in the Edappadi Palaniswamy government blamed the Sasikala clan for the present state of affairs. Mr. Dhivakaran had contended that Jayalalithaa made full use of Sasikala during her lifetime but left her with no safeguards when she departed. (more...)
Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise
- November 20, 2017

Sadat was "a fearless leader who went against the stream and paved the way for other Arab leaders to recognize the importance of strategic ties with Israel ", Liberman wrote. It is the latest dramatic twist in weeks of turmoil in the region, which followed an unexpected purge of Saudi princes and officials by crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, who has also increasingly locked Saudi Arabia on a path to confrontation with Iran. (more...)
Ex-Clinton aide: Gillibrand a 'hypocrite' for saying Bill should have resigned Ex-Clinton aide: Gillibrand a 'hypocrite' for saying Bill should have resigned
- November 19, 2017

Maxwell answered, "I think she's in the right". Gillibrand's remarks about Clinton exemplify liberal wave of seemingly self-serving historical revisionism. Gillibrand, who took Hillary Clinton's old Senate seat, made the remarks just after news broke that Minnesota Sen. Yet she also pointed to a need to treat the behavior of our current president differently, saying, "I think in light of this conversation, we should have a very different conversation about President Trump, and a very ... (more...)
Trump says he has put big-game trophy decision on hold Trump says he has put big-game trophy decision on hold
- November 19, 2017

Animal rights advocates, environmentalists and, crucially, even some Republicans had urged Trump to reverse course. "Last night, President Trump reversed one of Barack Obama's policies which prohibited hunters from bringing elephant trophies into the United States", she said. (more...)
Chorus of dissent greets BJP's first list Chorus of dissent greets BJP's first list
- November 19, 2017

The JD (U) faction, led by Nitish Kumar, on Friday managed to keep the "arrow" symbol of the party with the Election Commission ruling that the group led by the Bihar chief minister has demonstrated overwhelming majority support in the legislature. (more...)
DOD: Sexual Assault Reports Up at Military Installations DOD: Sexual Assault Reports Up at Military Installations
- November 19, 2017

An unrestricted report is referred for investigation and the commanders of the service member who made it are notified as well as the alleged suspect or suspects. Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point's data shows 49 reports in 2013 and then 44 in 2014. Then there was a slight decline previous year to 114. The allegations of sexual assault were recorded at the locations where they were reported, which is not necessarily where they occurred. (more...)