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Five ex Congress MLAs are in the the BJP list of Gujarat Five ex Congress MLAs are in the the BJP list of Gujarat
- Ноября 19, 2017

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will contest election from his traditional Rajkot West constituency. Elections for Gujarat assembly will be carried out in two phases on December 9 and 14. Interestingly, out of the 36 names issued by the BJP leadership, a majority of the BJP candidates are those who would contest elections on the seats which were won by the Congress party in the 2012 assembly polls. (more...)
North Korea 'building ballistic missile submarine' North Korea 'building ballistic missile submarine'
- Ноября 18, 2017

Singapore has suspended trade relations with North Korea , the latest of Pyongyang's major trade partners to cut commercial ties under toughening United Nations sanctions over its weapons program, a customs notice obtained on Thursday showed. (more...)
Texas sheriff concerned about truck with anti-Trump message Texas sheriff concerned about truck with anti-Trump message
- Ноября 18, 2017

Nehls wrote that he has received "numerous" calls about the truck, which has been spotted on Farm Road 359 in Fort Bend County, southwest of Houston. "I voted for Trump. "The Sheriff made the post on his Personal page. Due to the hate messages he has been receiving towards his wife and children, the Sheriff will not be commenting on the matter further". (more...)
Terrorists attack police team in Srinagar, sub-inspector dead Terrorists attack police team in Srinagar, sub-inspector dead
- Ноября 18, 2017

It is a new era digital news platform for the technology savvy generation. Officials said three militants travelling in a vehicle were intercepted by the police. According to police, Mir was injured in the shootout and died in the orchard. Later, police came to know that Mugees Ahmad Mir, one of the two militants who had managed to escape, was brought home dead. (more...)
Terror Attack Near Efrat and Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion Terror Attack Near Efrat and Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion
- Ноября 18, 2017

According to the Israeli military, a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into a pedestrian at the Efrat junction before continuing on to the nearby Gush Etzion junction where he then attacked a second pedestrian. Israeli doctors confirmed that both settlers who were hit suffered mild to moderate injuries. There were no reports of Israeli soldiers injured, the army said. (more...)
Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria
- Ноября 17, 2017

Russian Federation withdrew its own rival draft resolution on the inquiry renewal shortly before the UN Security Council vote on the U.S. one. The U.S. "We would like to remind our United States colleagues and those who ... supported their unrealistic draft, we would like to remind you that you bear the burden of responsibility if the mechanism can not be salvaged", Nebenzia told the council. (more...)
Menendez Judge Meeting Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury Menendez Judge Meeting Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury
- Ноября 17, 2017

McDonnell. A judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the federal corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez , a Democrat from New Jersey who faced 18 counts of bribery, fraud, and corruption. A mistrial is a mixed bag for Menendez, who has long held that he would be "vindicated" at trial and run for re-election next year. During the 10-week trial, prosecutors accused Menendez of pressuring Medicare officials to change the agency's billing practices after it concluded that Melgen ... (more...)
Pope blesses Lamborghini being auctioned for charity Pope blesses Lamborghini being auctioned for charity
- Ноября 17, 2017

And one more photo just for kicks. "Give to the needy, stop tithing to the greedy, while one Port Harcourt pastor got a private jet and Rolls Royce on his 55th birthday, our Pope was selling a Lamborghini gifted to him, to raise money for charity". (more...)
Wisma Putra confirms 6 Malaysians injured in Singapore's train collision Wisma Putra confirms 6 Malaysians injured in Singapore's train collision
- Ноября 17, 2017

Another patient joined the others at Ng Teng Fong after he was conveyed there via ambulance. "Given this finding, the Land Transport Authority and (train operator) SMRT have made a decision to isolate for up to one month the operations of the Tuas West Extension , which runs on the new signalling system, from the rest of the East-West Line, which runs on the old signalling system". (more...)
Chinese envoy heads to North Korea for rare talks Chinese envoy heads to North Korea for rare talks
- Ноября 17, 2017

The official Xinhua News Agency said the director of the ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, Song Tao, would travel to Pyongyang on Friday to report on the party's national congress held last month. "China is sending an Envoy and Delegation to North Korea - A big move, we'll see what happens!" he tweeted. China is North Korea's main ally and trading partner, accounting for 90 percent of the isolated state's trade volume. (more...)
Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France
- Ноября 16, 2017

The French presidency said Hariri and his family had been "invited" to France after President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone with both Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Lebanese prime minister. The comments were his first in public since he quit from Riyadh on November 4. "He was handed over to the Lebanese army intelligence", the agency reported. (more...)
Australians vote Australians vote "yes" to same-sex marriage in survey
- Ноября 16, 2017

Australians "have spoken in their millions and they have voted overwhelmingly yes for marriage equality", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said following the announcement of results. Celebrities, some of whom are from Australia and some of whom aren't, had been encouraging Australians to vote yes, so they were excited about the outcome. (more...)
Defense Minister warns Israel will not tolerate Iranian presence in Syria Defense Minister warns Israel will not tolerate Iranian presence in Syria
- Ноября 16, 2017

The remark, made via satellite at an event for the Jewish Federation of North America, was unexpected as Israel does not have diplomatic relations with either country and previously stated on Monday that it would not be providing humanitarian assistance, despite being regarded as a world leader in disaster relief. (more...)
North Korean defector was shot six times by border troops: UNC North Korean defector was shot six times by border troops: UNC
- Ноября 15, 2017

Areas around Panmunjom were the site of bloodshed and defection attempts by North Koreans in the past, but there have been no such incidents in recent years. "We will have to ride out some crucial moments over the next 10 days", Lee said. South Korea's military has strengthened vigilance in the wake of the incident and remains prepared for any situation, the JCS said. (more...)
There's a lot Jeff Sessions 'can't recall' about Russian Federation contacts
- Ноября 15, 2017

After that meeting, Sessions said, he did not have "any further knowledge" of additional contacts between the campaign and Russian officials. He said he mentioned in passing to Sessions that he was preparing to visit Russian Federation and Sessions "had no reaction whatsoever". (more...)
Trump's Asia trip ends as it begins: shadowed by Russian Federation
- Ноября 15, 2017

And he is expected, in meetings with other leaders, to push his agenda for bilateral, rather than multinational, trade agreements. "I think you'll see a number of things that come out of the two summits, as well, in the way of cooperation and initiatives between the United States and ASEAN and some of the individual member states", the official said. (more...)
New Polar Satellite System To Bring More Accurate Weather Forecasts New Polar Satellite System To Bring More Accurate Weather Forecasts
- Ноября 15, 2017

The Launch Configuration Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) measures the electromagnetic emissions and subjects it to expected electromagnetic radiation that the satellite would experience at the launch site. The new satellite will also deliver critical observations during severe weather events like hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards and is created to help improve forecasts three-to-seven days ahead of a severe weather event. (more...)
7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iran and Iraq, Tremors Felt in Israel 7.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iran and Iraq, Tremors Felt in Israel
- Ноября 15, 2017

Numerous villages affected by quake were very remote and hard to reach, said Bagheri. State television said thousands were huddling in makeshift camps while many others spent a second night in the open for fear of more tremors after some 193 aftershocks. (more...)
European Union member states sign declaration of intent for increasing defense cooperation European Union member states sign declaration of intent for increasing defense cooperation
- Ноября 14, 2017

Similar efforts to deepen military links have been frustrated for decades, partly by Britain's fierce opposition to anything that might lead to a European army. EU diplomats told RFE/RL on condition of anonymity that Britain's decision previous year to quit the bloc and U.S. President Donald Trump's push for European allies to raise their contributions to the defense of the continent have prompted EU members to act. (more...)
Australian authorities destroy makeshift shelters on Manus Island Australian authorities destroy makeshift shelters on Manus Island
- Ноября 14, 2017

Papua New Guinea began dismantling a shuttered Australian-run immigration detention center on Thursday and warned it will use force if necessary to evict almost 600 men if they refuse to leave within two days, according to a notice posted at the camp. (more...)
New Moore accuser alleges US Senate candidate restrained, groped her at 16 New Moore accuser alleges US Senate candidate restrained, groped her at 16
- Ноября 14, 2017

Moore, a Republican, has painted the allegations and subsequent calls for him to step down - including from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - as a politically motivated "witch hunt" against him. It says Moore is innocent and "has never had any sexual misconduct with anyone". The latest of course is Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. (more...)
Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute
- Ноября 13, 2017

Protesters shout slogans during a protest against US President Donald Trump's visit at the Philippine International Convention Centre in Manila November 11, 2017. Calling President Duterte and Trump "fascists", Karapatan secretary general Tinay Palabay stressed how the USA supports the Duterte administration's bloody War on Drugs, giving $9 million to the program for 2017. (more...)
14 drown as boat capsizes in Krishna river 14 drown as boat capsizes in Krishna river
- Ноября 13, 2017

The passengers were making a trip from Punnami Ghat in Bhavanipuram to Pavitra Sangamam in Ferry village when the vessel capsized, PTI quoted an official as saying. Home minister N Chinna Rajappa announced at 8.30 pm that 16 dead bodies were retrieved till now. Addressing the media, the police said that rescue operations were on by the Vijayawada City Police and the National Disaster Rescue Force. (more...)
N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour
- Ноября 13, 2017

Trump has traded insults and threats with Kim in the past amid escalating tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs as North Korea races toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA - something Trump has vowed to prevent. (more...)
Strong quake hits Iran-Iraq border, 13 dead Strong quake hits Iran-Iraq border, 13 dead
- Ноября 13, 2017

An quake of magnitude 7.2 has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, the US Geological Survey ( USGS ) says. Eight villages were damaged in Iran from the quake, state television reported. State TV said at least six people were killed and many others injured in the town of Qasr-e Shirin. Semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted an emergency services official as saying there were fears that casualties in villages and small towns could be high. (more...)
Valley Veterans Day events and forecast Valley Veterans Day events and forecast
- Ноября 12, 2017

A ceremony at the park will follow at 11 a.m. Stephen Doyle, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 South Portland; Capt. Michael Baroody of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England; Mayor Patricia Smith and City Clerk Emily Scully. Washington honored local veterans on Friday night with a parade through Downtown Washington, and a special recognition at the Daviess County Museum on Friday afternoon. (more...)
Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway
- Ноября 12, 2017

The largest US warship in Asia, the USS Ronald Reagan , will join the USS Nimitz and the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the naval exercise on November 11-14. More recently, U.S. Navy aircraft carriers have conducted dual carrier strike group operations in the Western Pacific including in the South China Sea, East China Sea and Philippine Sea. (more...)
American Woman Sentenced After Getting Hitched With Her Mum American Woman Sentenced After Getting Hitched With Her Mum
- Ноября 12, 2017

Two years of Misty's deferred sentence of 10 years must be under the supervision of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, the outlet reports. An Oklahoma woman has pleaded guilty to incest after marrying her mother previous year. Patricia Spann, who is also charged with incest, is to appear in court in January. A woman has been found guilty of incest after marrying her mother. (more...)
Peninsula School Honors Veterans at Take a Veteran to School Day Event Peninsula School Honors Veterans at Take a Veteran to School Day Event
- Ноября 11, 2017

The central theme of the program will be an opportunity to say "thank you" to those who have served. McCarthy gave a brief presentation on what is a veteran, the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day and what it's like to be a veteran. (more...)
Russian Federation says it plans to retaliate against USA owned media in Moscow Russian Federation says it plans to retaliate against USA owned media in Moscow
- Ноября 11, 2017

The current Russian law does not restrict activity, but requires organizations to place the "foreign agent" label on all their documents. According to the BBC , media such as CNN, Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty were named as possible targets for the new law. (more...)
Special counsel's interest in Mike Flynn comes into sharper focus Special counsel's interest in Mike Flynn comes into sharper focus
- Ноября 11, 2017

Flynn was sacked after just 24 days as Trump's national security adviser over misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak. The December meeting about Mr Gulen was also reported on Friday by NBC. It is unclear how Flynn, as national security adviser, could have successfully carried out either alleged request. (more...)
TSA screenings fail to spot weapons most of the time, agency says TSA screenings fail to spot weapons most of the time, agency says
- Ноября 10, 2017

Despite TSA's incredibly poor evaluation on the undercover tests this year, in 2015, DHS found that the agency failed 95 percent of tests aimed at stopping covert inspectors from smuggling weapons, explosive materials or other potentially deadly objects through screening. (more...)
Driverless shuttle involved in crash 2 hours after launch Driverless shuttle involved in crash 2 hours after launch
- Ноября 10, 2017

Jenny Wong, a passenger on the shuttle at the time of the crash, told local news station KSNV: "The shuttle just stayed still". The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department cited the driver of the truck. The bus, just minding its own business, stopped the moment it saw the truck but was sadly unable to avoid the rather considerable scraping it received. (more...)
Who Is Danica Roem? Virginia Elects First Openly Transgender State Legislator Who Is Danica Roem? Virginia Elects First Openly Transgender State Legislator
- Ноября 09, 2017

Roem was open about her gender identity and had backing from LGBT groups. Instead, she focused on jobs, schools and, with particular fervor, northern Virginia's traffic congestion. For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future. "Though we all wish tonight would have turned out differently, I am deeply grateful for your support and effort over the years". (more...)
Iraqi troops target Islamic State remnants near Syria border Iraqi troops target Islamic State remnants near Syria border
- Ноября 09, 2017

As ISIS is destroyed in Iraq, Croft said Iraqi security forces will not cross the border into Syria to pursue them. But a war monitor, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said it was not true that Albu Kamal was taken and there was still fighting in the area. (more...)
Syria to join Paris climate pact, leaving United States only nation left out Syria to join Paris climate pact, leaving United States only nation left out
- Ноября 09, 2017

Syria has not yet submitted targets for cutting greenhouse gases. U.S. President Donald Trump, who has expressed doubts that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the prime cause of global warming, announced in June that he meant to pull out and instead promote U.S. (more...)
Priti Patel quits over Israel meetings row Priti Patel quits over Israel meetings row
- Ноября 09, 2017

Ms May reportedly responded in another letter to say she believed that Ms Patel has made the "right" decision. Ms Patel's early return to the United Kingdom follows the disclosure that she met Israeli public security minister Gilad Erdan in Parliament on September 7, and foreign ministry official Yuval Rotem in NY on September 18. (more...)
Russian Lawyer: Trump, Jr. Offered a Quid Pro Quo on Sanctions Russian Lawyer: Trump, Jr. Offered a Quid Pro Quo on Sanctions
- Ноября 08, 2017

Veselnitskaya has claimed the tax information she was peddling at the Trump Tower meeting relates to the firm. The Senate Judiciary Committee, which is probing foreign lobbyist assets registration issues, has given Veselnitskaya a list of questions it wants answered. (more...)
Page Tells Russia Probe He's `Biggest Embarrassment' to Trump Page Tells Russia Probe He's `Biggest Embarrassment' to Trump
- Ноября 08, 2017

The testimony reveals new details about how Page kept people in the campaign informed about interactions he had with Russians, as well as more details about his Russian contacts beyond his encounter with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich during his July 2016 trip. (more...)
Nicaraguan Immigrants To Lose Temporary Protected Status In The US Nicaraguan Immigrants To Lose Temporary Protected Status In The US
- Ноября 08, 2017

There is talk at the Department of Homeland Security and Democratic and Republican offices about potentially using the Diversity Visa Lottery Program, which Trump wants to end, to help Haitians and other TPS members to get permanent residency. (more...)
Free speech or free market: Woman fired over flipping Trump the bird? Free speech or free market: Woman fired over flipping Trump the bird?
- Ноября 07, 2017

He pulled ads for open for open enrollment in Obamacare . Briskman says she was promptly fired from the government contracting firm and escorted out for violating the "code of conduct policy". Despite getting fired, she said she has no regrets about the attention her public show of displeasure with Trump received. Ms Briskman told U.S. (more...)
Iran: Thousands march on 1979 anniversary, chant anti-Israel, anti-US slogans Iran: Thousands march on 1979 anniversary, chant anti-Israel, anti-US slogans
- Ноября 07, 2017

The US Congress must now make a decision regarding the nuclear deal, which saw Iran agree to limit its enrichment of uranium in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. A crowd chanted "Death to Israel" and "Down with the U.S." during the celebration. Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said this week that Iran must resist the United States. (more...)
Trump Praised the North Koreans as Trump Praised the North Koreans as "Great People"
- Ноября 07, 2017

McMaster, said at a briefing on the eve of Trump's five-nation tour of Asia, which starts Friday. North Korea's recent actions, including several missiles that overflew Japan and Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test, have raised the stakes in the most critical global challenge of Trump's presidency. (more...)
Fifty Shades Freed Trailer Fifty Shades Freed Trailer
- Ноября 07, 2017

The danger is none other than Ana's former boss, Jack Hyde ( Eric Johnson ), whose violent return was teased in the first Fifty Shades Freed trailer . The movie follows the newly married BDSM-loving couple. I've gotten to deal with certain things in a more grown up way. The climax of the Fifty Shades trilogy is nearly here: The trailer for the last film of the series, Fifty Shades Freed , was released Monday, and it's equal parts steamy, sweet, and scary. (more...)
George HW Bush blasts Trump in new book: 'I don't like him'
- Ноября 06, 2017

The criticism isn't really surprising considering that it comes shortly after the younger Bush gave a speech in which he didn't actually name the president but made it abundantly clear he wasn't happy with the current administration. "Trump represents the outsider, and the Bush family are quintessential insiders". Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, President Trump criticized George W. (more...)
Deir Ezzor city declared fully liberated Deir Ezzor city declared fully liberated
- Ноября 06, 2017

The SDF control several oil and gas fields in eastern Syria, which they seized from IS militants this year. The areas on the eastern bank of Euphrates River are largely controlled by the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who are advancing in that area against IS. (more...)
Australia Declines Aid from New Zealand in Refugee Crisis Australia Declines Aid from New Zealand in Refugee Crisis
- Ноября 06, 2017

About 600 men have barricaded themselves inside the camp on remote Manus island in Papua New Guinea, defying efforts by Australia and PNG to shut it. Food, running water and medical services were cut off by Australia five days ago. "We should have a better understanding between two prime ministers of Australia and PNG and repatriate these people", Sir Michael told SBS News after releasing a statement earlier. (more...)
Jags RB Leonard Fournette benched for Sunday's game Jags RB Leonard Fournette benched for Sunday's game
- Ноября 06, 2017

It was an uncharacteristic meltdown by Green, one of the more reserved and universally respected players on an infamously volatile Bengals club. The Jaguars lead the Bengals 13-7 at halftime. Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo connected on a 56-yard field goal with 23 seconds remaining in the first half. The moment that will have the league talking occurred late in the first half. (more...)
Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after vehicle bomb Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after vehicle bomb
- Ноября 06, 2017

Hader has been aligned with the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad (the Druze are typically loyal to whichever party is in power), making it a target for all of the various rebel and Islamist groups participating in Syria's civil war. Syrian state media said Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, formerly the Nusra Front, was responsible for the bomb which killed nine people and injured 23 in southwestern Quneitra. (more...)
SHERIFF: Multiple deaths after church shooting near San Antonio SHERIFF: Multiple deaths after church shooting near San Antonio
- Ноября 06, 2017

Sutherland Springs is a town with a population of roughly 362, and is located 35 miles east of San Antonio. Police have told local media the gunman is dead and there no longer an active shooter at large. Texas Governor Greg Abbott also offered his condolences. President Donald Trump tweeted from Japan, where is his on an Asian trip, that he was monitoring the situation following the shooting. (more...)

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