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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport
- November 05, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition accused a regional state of providing material support to the Houthi rebels, saying the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh "threatens the security of the Kingdom and regional and worldwide security", according to a statement carried by Saudi state-TV al-Ekbariya. (more...)
Employee who deactivated President Trump's Twitter was contractor Employee who deactivated President Trump's Twitter was contractor
- November 05, 2017

Hundreds of employees are able to access the accounts of so-called Very Important Tweeters, or VITs, and can take actions like disabling the accounts, according to current and former Twitter employees. "I guess the word must finally be getting out - and having an impact". But the outage also sparked discussion of the security of Trump's account. In a follow-up statement, the company said that the customer support employee who committed the misconduct was on the employee's last day at work. (more...)
Zimbabwe: Police Arrests US Citizen Over Robert Mugabe 'Goblin' Tweet Zimbabwe: Police Arrests US Citizen Over Robert Mugabe 'Goblin' Tweet
- November 05, 2017

That charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. She later said O'Donovan faced additional charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government. O'Donovan works as a producer and project officer with local television network Magamba , which produces satirical content for distribution by Facebook and YouTube, created to provoke activism and open up Zimbabwe's democratic space. (more...)
Bergdahl spared from prison, Trump calls sentence 'disgrace' Bergdahl spared from prison, Trump calls sentence 'disgrace'
- November 04, 2017

Bergdahl's lawyers tried several times to have the charges against him thrown out, saying comments by Trump and Senator John McCain in favor of a heavy prison sentence constituted "unlawful command influence" - when senior officials with power over the military exert potentially prejudicial influence over the court. (more...)
Set your clocks back an hour as Daylight Saving Time ends Set your clocks back an hour as Daylight Saving Time ends
- November 04, 2017

Part of the act will extend Daylight Saving Time starting in 2007, from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. Wright, a professor of integrative physiology and director of CU's Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory , said the inverse is true when daylight saving time begins in March. (more...)
Supreme Court refers pleas to deposit demonetised notes to constitution bench
- November 04, 2017

Constitutional collegiality, observed the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday hearing an appeal preferred by the AAP Government in Delhi challenging a Delhi High Court order confirming the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) as the administrative head of the National Capital Territory, was probably on the mind of the Constitution-makers when they included provisions applicable to the exercise of administrative power in various territories of India. (more...)
Israel launches airstrikes in Syria, targets weapons factory Israel launches airstrikes in Syria, targets weapons factory
- November 04, 2017

The airstrikes hit a "weapons depot" and "factories" in Hisya area near Homs. According to a breaking news report on Lebanese news stations, Israeli warplanes have attacked a site in Syria near the city of Homs. There was no immediate comment from Israel. Stressing that any "Israeli" military action against Lebanon would not be successful, Aoun made clear that "no one can rely on anyone [else] to defend his country". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation locates 2nd person wanted for questioning in NYC terror attack Federal Bureau of Investigation locates 2nd person wanted for questioning in NYC terror attack
- November 04, 2017

An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in NY by driving a rental truck down a bike path became interested in religion after emigrating to the United States, a fellow Uzbek who spoke to him two months ago told Reuters on Wednesday. (more...)
Protests Erupt in Catalonia After Former Leaders Are Jailed Protests Erupt in Catalonia After Former Leaders Are Jailed
- November 03, 2017

On the same day, Spain's state prosecutor announced he was seeking charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds against the deposed president and the 13 ex-ministers. She said the defendants, who could face jail sentences of up to 50 years, must be held in custody because they were a flight risk and could destroy evidence. (more...)
Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee Mueller Investigation Sinks a Trump Nominee
- November 03, 2017

Sam Clovis , a former top campaign official for Donald Trump , withdrew from his nomination to an Agriculture Department post . You may remember Sam Clovis , the conservative radio host that Trump chose to be "chief scientist" for the U.S. (more...)
Macon dentist dishes out dollars for candy Macon dentist dishes out dollars for candy
- November 02, 2017

At Halloween, kids often get a lot of candy - too much candy to eat before it goes bad. Every child who donates 25 pieces of unopened candy will receive a toy. Along with candy, the dentist office will also be sending dental kits and letters of appreciation to the USA troops. For the 11th straight year, Lima Road Dentistry will buy back Halloween candy at $1 per pound with a $$10 max. (more...)
Iran's Khamenei says Moscow, Tehran cooperation can isolate US
- November 02, 2017

A trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Russian and Iranian presidents will be held in Tehran today. "We believe it is by no means justifiable to unilaterally terminate the deal", he said, adding that the agreement has nothing to do with Iran's defense and missile programs. (more...)
Explosion At NTPC Power Plant In Uttar Pradesh; 4 dead, 100 injured Explosion At NTPC Power Plant In Uttar Pradesh; 4 dead, 100 injured
- November 02, 2017

About 150 workers were said to be present inside the plant when the blast took place. According to reports, hundreds of NTPC workers, including senior officials and engineers, were working at unit number 6 of a 500MW power unit when the boiler pipe exploded. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. Dresses as His Father for Halloween
- November 02, 2017

Trump followed up by sharing a photo of daughter Chloe before putting his kids to bed. "Refugees are people. We don't feel it's an appropriate analogy". didn't exactly get wealthy on his own. Under the picture, two sentences: "I'm going to puncture the half of the treats for Chloe and give it to a child who will be stayed at home". (more...)
Odisha Pays Tribute To 'Iron Man' Sardar Patel On 142th Birth Anniversary Odisha Pays Tribute To 'Iron Man' Sardar Patel On 142th Birth Anniversary
- November 02, 2017

A large number of people, including sports personalities like Sardar Singh, Deepa Karmakar, Suresh Raina and Karnam Malleswari participated in the Run. "His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten", Modi said while flagging off the run. Paying rich tributes to Sardar Patel, Modi said: "The British government wished that India was disintegrated into smaller states". (more...)
CNN fact-checks White House briefing in real time CNN fact-checks White House briefing in real time
- November 01, 2017

Sanders' news conference Tuesday is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. EDT. She responded that he was a campaign volunteer who played a minimal role. By Lalit K Jha Washington, Oct 30 (PTI) The White House today claimed that there is clear evidence that former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton colluded with Russian Federation to spread wrong information about President Donald Trump . (more...)
Mourinho blasts Man United supporters for booing Lukaku Mourinho blasts Man United supporters for booing Lukaku
- November 01, 2017

Full-back Daley Blind added a second from the penalty spot. But who impressed for Manchester United against Benfica? However, Mourinho has defended his main summer signing and has suggested that the 24-year-old should not be judged purely on his strike-rate. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: Maybe I'll Go As President For Halloween Hillary Clinton: Maybe I'll Go As President For Halloween
- November 01, 2017

She was largely mum on collusion and indictment news at that event, but she reportedly promised attendees that her book, What Happened , has "a great chapter about Russian Federation in here". During the weekend, the former secretary of state joked the network treated her as if she was running the government. The book was meant to be both "personal and historical", Clinton said on the "Today" show , looking at "what was at work here, in addition to the mistakes that I made". (more...)
Utah librarian spotted man sought in 2 deaths Utah librarian spotted man sought in 2 deaths
- November 01, 2017

Officials are advising that the public "shelter in place" while police search, with the aid of a helicopter and units from across the valley, for a male shooter near Red Butte Canyon on the east side of campus. Both Austin Boutain and his wife, Kathleen, are in custody, police said. The Boutains arrived in Utah two or three days before the shooting, according to SLCPD Chief Mike Brown. (more...)
Kurdish opponents of Barzani report attacks on offices Kurdish opponents of Barzani report attacks on offices
- October 31, 2017

The men - reportedly KDP supporters angered by comments made earlier that day by Gorran MP Rabun Maroof about the president and the Peshmerga - attacked local journalists and trapped lawmakers inside until local police, known as the Asayesh, fired into the air to disperse them. (more...)
SpaceX launches rocket from Kennedy Space Center
- October 31, 2017

After launch and following stage separation, the rocket will return to Earth for a soft landing onto a SpaceX "drone ship" stationed off of the Florida coast. So far, the company has managed to land more than a dozen rockets after take-off, whether on solid ground or floating ocean platforms. If the launch goes off without a hitch, it would mark the third time this month that SpaceX has launched a rocket, twice from Florida. (more...)
Government must consider areas to give autonomy to J&K: P. Chidambaram Government must consider areas to give autonomy to J&K: P. Chidambaram
- October 31, 2017

Earlier in the day, Modi had criticised the Congress after the former Union Minister asked the Centre to consider autonomy as an option for Jammu and Kashmir. Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said, it is quite shocking and disgusting that Mr Chidambaram is speaking about breaking the Union of India into pieces and supports those who actually murdered the security forces just so that they can play havoc with law and order situation in the state. (more...)
SC pulls up West Bengal govt for filing plea against Aadhaar mandatory SC pulls up West Bengal govt for filing plea against Aadhaar mandatory
- October 31, 2017

He said West Bengal government has challenged the provision which said that without Aadhaar the benefits of social welfare schemes would not be extended. Article 32 can not be agitated by a State against the Centre, a technicality that the state government's counsel, senior advocate Kapil Sibal , seems to have overlooked while moving the apex court which in turn led the top court to rap Banerjee's government. (more...)
North Korea's nuke ambitions just a PIPE DREAM, US defence chief taunts North Korea's nuke ambitions just a PIPE DREAM, US defence chief taunts
- October 30, 2017

Trump will visit the demilitarized zone, and it is unclear whether his itinerary will allow him to get an expansive view of this city of 10 million people who would most likely be the first to experience the repercussions of an American military strike on North Korea's nuclear facilities. (more...)
Weather: Heavy Rain & Gusty Wind for Sunday Weather: Heavy Rain & Gusty Wind for Sunday
- October 30, 2017

A high wind warning is in effect until Monday at 6 a.m. Strong winds likely too with scattered power outages possible. Remember, flash flooding is flooding that occurs quickly due to rapidly rising water levels. Officials advise staying inside during high wind warnings. In this case, it rolls in overnight into Monday morning and it peaks at around 90 miles per hour at about 6000 feet. (more...)
Hadiya 'love jihad' case Hadiya 'love jihad' case
- October 29, 2017

Easwar said that the video in his possession had visuals of the torture she had faced in her house. Hadiya is now formerly change to Akila Ashokan and converted to Islam and married Jahan in 2016. . The commission's chairperson MC Josephine met with the Superintendent of Police (SP) in Kottayam and asked a detailed report on the 24-year-old's present situation at her residence in Vaikom, where she is under house arrest. (more...)
Nose of plane carrying Oklahoma City Thunder dented on flight to Chicago Nose of plane carrying Oklahoma City Thunder dented on flight to Chicago
- October 29, 2017

But as the National Basketball Association players deplaned after landing in Chicago early Saturday after a bumpy flight to Midway, they took to social media demanding answers to an entirely different question. And Carmelo Anthony was just as curious on his Instagram. Maintenance crews are evaluating the situation, but believe that a large bird caused the damage, Delta Airlines spokeswoman Elizabeth Wolf told reporters. (more...)
Oil up 1 percent on Saudi comments, forecast of USA inventory drop
- October 29, 2017

Shale production from regions like the Permian Basin in Texas now exceeds 6 million barrels per day, according to the EIA, and us crude oil exports recently reached almost 2 million barrels a day before dropping back somewhat. Answering a question on whether he supported extending the production cut agreement, Prince Salman said "of course" and insisted that Opec "need to continue stabilizing the market", fuelling investor expectations that support for prolonged cuts is growing among Opec ... (more...)
Ivanka Trump pitches child tax credits on Hill Ivanka Trump pitches child tax credits on Hill
- October 28, 2017

King worries that using proposals to cap 401 (k) contributions to fight the current tax -"if people who might be progressive champions of a better system are going to run to the barricades with the [financial services] industry and everybody else"-could make future efforts at progressive reform more hard". (more...)
New details reveal the sad reality behind Eric Bolling's son's drug overdose New details reveal the sad reality behind Eric Bolling's son's drug overdose
- October 28, 2017

The death occurred hours after his father, who had been suspended in August for allegedly sending lewd photos to a former co-worker, parted ways with Fox News . The announcement came on the same day President Donald Trump declared the country's opioid epidemic a public health emergency . In a tweet, O'Reilly apologized to Bolling, saying "the message I tried to send was that allegations harm kids". (more...)
Residents of This Country Now Hold the World's Most Powerful Passport Residents of This Country Now Hold the World's Most Powerful Passport
- October 28, 2017

People who hold a passport from Singapore can access 159 countries without a visa, and German passports can get you into 158. At the 75th position, an Indian passport allows its visa-free entry in only 24 countries, while 27 other countries grant visa on arrival. (more...)
10-year-old boy leads cops on 100-mph joyride 10-year-old boy leads cops on 100-mph joyride
- October 28, 2017

The boy's father said the family is working together to get him the help he needs. According to officers, this isn't the first time the child has gotten in trouble for stealing a vehicle. Troopers used a rolling roadblock to try and slow him down. According to the news release, one trooper made eye contact with the driver and directed him to pull over. (more...)
$70 to visit the Grand Canyon? National park fees might soar
- October 28, 2017

The annual park pass, which provides free admission throughout the year, would remain $80. All of the funds would be used to improve facilities, infrastructure, and visitor services, with an emphasis on deferred maintenance projects, according to a press release. (more...)
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota to resign Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota to resign
- October 27, 2017

As a child, Burke was the key witness in a murder trial of a young boy in a case prosecuted by Spota, who was then an assistant district attorney. As part of the bail conditions, Spota and McPartland, 51, are forbidden from speaking with each other at work unless a third person is present. (more...)
Kid Rock Claims Steve Bannon Pushed Him To Run For Senate Kid Rock Claims Steve Bannon Pushed Him To Run For Senate
- October 26, 2017

I'm going on tour , too-which no one's gonna print. Fuck no! "Are you f-- s-- me?" To be fair, some confusion was understandable. "I told Eminem's manager the other night - I saw him at the Pistons game when he got cheered and I got booed, according to The New York Times - I said , let's not let this divide us", said the 46-year-old musician. (more...)
Former FBI chief James Comey reveals secret Twitter account Former FBI chief James Comey reveals secret Twitter account
- October 26, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey emerged from seclusion in recent days, appearing pensive and contemplative on a rural Iowa road and in a cornfield, based on photographs posted on his Twitter account . Comey wrote, "Goodbye Iowa". Project Exile was a United States federal program that Comey helped get off the ground in the late '90s, and his chosen username, Reinhold Niebuhr , was a reference to a theologian that Comey focused on in his university senior thesis . (more...)
Rain moving in Monday ahead of cooler temperatures Rain moving in Monday ahead of cooler temperatures
- October 25, 2017

Dry weather will continue through the weekend and through at least the middle of next week. A cold front will approach our area bringing with it some showers and thunderstorms. Wind: N 15-25; gusty. The average temperature for this time of the year, according to meteorologist Andy Gorelow, is about 78 degrees. Tracking an even colder system for the weekend on WBRC FOX6 News at Noon. (more...)
Appeals Court: Teen Immigrant Can Get Abortion Over Trump Administration Objections Appeals Court: Teen Immigrant Can Get Abortion Over Trump Administration Objections
- October 25, 2017

The majority ruling said the district court was "best suited to promptly determine in the first instance the appropriate dates for compliance with the injunction" and that the court would retain "full discretion to conduct proceedings and make any factual findings deemed necessary and appropriate to the district court's exercise of its equitable judgment". (more...)
India approves recapitalisation plan for state-owned banks India approves recapitalisation plan for state-owned banks
- October 25, 2017

Officials privately admit they have struggled to revive private investment because state-owned banks, which provide much of the credit in the economy, are saddled with a mountain of bad debt that has crimped their ability to extend new credit. (more...)
House GOP launches probes into Obama-era uranium deal, Clinton email inquiry House GOP launches probes into Obama-era uranium deal, Clinton email inquiry
- October 25, 2017

Nunes, who temporarily stepped down from the committee's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, says this new probe is not related to the current election investigation. Nunes said Tuesday that he has not spoken with the White House about the uranium matter. Both of those matters have drawn the public interest of President Donald Trump, who sternly criticized the news media last week for not asking more questions about the Uranium One story. (more...)
Kenya's top court to hear petition to postpone election Kenya's top court to hear petition to postpone election
- October 25, 2017

The country's Supreme Court is still hearing several cases challenging the legality of Thursday's poll or Odinga's withdrawal. The main opposition candidate Raila Odinga is boycotting what he calls a "sham election... Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday led the country in national prayers, calling on Kenyans to maintain peace ahead of the October 26 repeat presidential elections. (more...)
Cardi B Gets Kicked Out of Albany Hotel, Calls the City 'Racist' Cardi B Gets Kicked Out of Albany Hotel, Calls the City 'Racist'
- October 24, 2017

In this video, posted about an hour ago, she explains she was busted for having weed in her hotel room and that's what caused her exit - but also, she accuses the city of Albany of being racist for how they handled things. Cardi, meanwhile, maintains that she does not partake of the Devil's lettuce, claiming that it makes her too paranoid, while no other members of her team do either out of deference to her. (more...)
Another Hollywood Figure Is Facing Dozens Of Sexual Harassment Claims Another Hollywood Figure Is Facing Dozens Of Sexual Harassment Claims
- October 24, 2017

According to his accusers, Toback's strategy followed a similar pattern, him approaching them in NY stores, boasting about his reputation, showing them clippings and articles as proof, then promising to make them "stars" if they became intimate with him. (more...)
Katy Perry's epically awkward on-stage moment Katy Perry's epically awkward on-stage moment
- October 23, 2017

Attempting to make light of the situation, she nervously said, "I'm gonna be stuck here forever!" Instead, she was left stranded atop the miniature Saturn, where she quickly started ad-libbing to the crowd to fill time. (more...)
Modi's Government Demand This Scene To Be Removed From Vijay's 'Mersal' Movie Modi's Government Demand This Scene To Be Removed From Vijay's 'Mersal' Movie
- October 23, 2017

The producers have agreed to cut the objectionable GST scene from the movie Mersal . Tamilsai said, "People who saw the film were offended by the incorrect statements on GST and digital payments, which are policy decisions taken by the Union government, after lot of study". (more...)
Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush
- October 23, 2017

In a statement released on Friday evening, Hasm claimed responsibility for killing 28 members of the country's police and security forces and wounding 32 others. However, the group did not claim any affiliation to the Muslim Brotherhood. The country has been in a heightened state of turmoil and violence since the military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's first democratically-elected president, in mid-2013 following mass protests against his rule. (more...)
JUST IN: Red Wings increase offer to RFA Andreas Athanasiou JUST IN: Red Wings increase offer to RFA Andreas Athanasiou
- October 22, 2017

Athanasiou is now skating with a Swiss team as he waits out the situation and is believed to have offers from the KHL. The Red Wings are reportedly facing cap space issues - as in they don't have enough money to offer a young winger a generous contract deal. (more...)
Texas Town to Get Harvey Aid Only if Residents Won't Boycott Israel Texas Town to Get Harvey Aid Only if Residents Won't Boycott Israel
- October 22, 2017

The city of Dickinson, located southeast of Houston, recently posted to its website an application for hurricane fix grants from donations made toward rebuilding efforts. "They seek to accomplish this objective by scaring people into thinking that these boycotts are illegal and threatening government blacklisting and financial penalties". (more...)
Solange Responds to Magazine That Edited Her Hair on Its Cover Solange Responds to Magazine That Edited Her Hair on Its Cover
- October 22, 2017

The Evening Standard shared the whole breathtaking photoshoot inside the magazine-seriously, I audibly gasped and was momentarily robbed of my breath-on its own Instagram feed and Solange's hair is intact in every photo. "I got to experience women arriving in one state of mind and leaving in a completely transformed way. It wasn't just about the hair", she continued. (more...)
FC Barcelona chief backs Catalan leaders in clash with Spain FC Barcelona chief backs Catalan leaders in clash with Spain
- October 22, 2017

Officials in Catalonia says regional leader Carles Puigdemont plans to join an afternoon protest before delivering a speech in response to the Spanish government's decision to take over the regional cabinet's functions. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is chairing the meeting at the Moncloa palace on Saturday. Rajoy said Friday that the goal of revoking Catalan self-governance is "the return to legality and the recovery of institutional normalcy". (more...)