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House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony
- November 07, 2017

Four months before, a USA intelligence source told Yahoo's Michael Isikoff that Sechin met with Page during Page's three-day trip to Moscow. Page also wrote that he had been provided "incredible insights and outreach" by Russian lawmakers and "senior members" of Russian President Vladimir Putin's administration during the trip. (more...)
USA to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants in 2019 USA to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants in 2019
- November 07, 2017

Seven members of the GOP sent Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke a letter on November 2 pushing for the program to continue. TPS will be extended six months for citizens from Honduras to July 5, 2018, which is automatic under the law when the Department of Homeland Security secretary doesn't make a determination if an extension is warranted, senior administration officials explained. (more...)
USA climate report contradicts Trump team's findings USA climate report contradicts Trump team's findings
- November 07, 2017

Some of the scientists involved in the production of the report say that there was an objection to their findings by some senior figures in the Trump administration. Researchers did not provide an estimate of how likely tipping points would occur, but "there is certainly some chance of some of these things happening", Fahey said. (more...)
White House Secret Service arrest man intent on KILLING 'all white police' White House Secret Service arrest man intent on KILLING 'all white police'
- November 07, 2017

He also called for the death of President Donald Trump, in the name of Jesus Christ. A lookout warning was sent by local police for 37-year-old Michael Arega, the Secret Service said. A spokesman for the Montgomery County police said they were told by the man's former wife his Facebook page said he was going to Washington with the intention of killing all white police at the White House. (more...)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar shuts down the critics of MS Dhoni Bhuvneshwar Kumar shuts down the critics of MS Dhoni
- November 07, 2017

Mitchell Santner on Monday said fellow New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi has reaped the benefits of bowling a "superb" length in the current T20 series against India . But today [Saturday] was a classical example because when Virat Kohli was batting, Dhoni had to give strike to Kohli. It will be an opportunity for a youngster to blossom and get confidence playing worldwide cricket. (more...)
Beavers make first NCAA tourney Beavers make first NCAA tourney
- November 07, 2017

The Rockets return to the NCAA Championship for the fifth time in program history and the first time since 2011. Stanford won its third-consecutive Pac-12 championship this past season after compiling a flawless 11-0 league record. It is the 18th tournament that the Gators have hosted at least one match. The victor of each site will advance to the NCAA semifinals on November 17 in Louisville, Ky. (more...)
Abbotsford Police officers injured, a suspect in custody Abbotsford Police officers injured, a suspect in custody
- November 07, 2017

The witness tried to block the auto in while waiting for police, but the suspect stepped out of the vehicle with a shotgun and "began shooting at the caller and others", Chief Rich said. The police chief said he had met with the dead officer's spouse and delivered the news in person. She said people were getting out of their cars with their phones and police officers were yelling at them to get back into their vehicles. (more...)
Zach Miller's will and tenacity 'continue to amaze doctors' Zach Miller's will and tenacity 'continue to amaze doctors'
- November 07, 2017

But for the actions of the Bears' medical staff and the surgeons at a New Orleans hospital, Miller could have lost his leg. Miller reportedly not only suffered a dislocated knee, but he needed urgent vascular surgery to fix a torn popliteal artery, per Chris Mortensen of ESPN. (more...)
House Republican tax plan released November 2, 2017 House Republican tax plan released November 2, 2017
- November 07, 2017

In 2027, people making below $55,000 would get average tax boosts, not cuts. The House Ways and Means Committee was set to begin work on the tax rewrite Monday, with the goal of full House consideration next week. The committee's top Democrat, Richard Neal of MA, countered that the bill "puts the well-connected first while forcing millions of American families to watch while their taxes go up". (more...)
Ground Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal, Pentagon Says Ground Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal, Pentagon Says
- November 07, 2017

That blunt assessment from the Pentagon is in response to a letter from two Democratic congressmen asking about casualty assessments in a conflict with North Korea. As North Korean officials continue to escalate the rhetoric, President Donald Trump has declared that America would "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to do so and has also described dictator Kim Jong-un as a "little rocket man" carrying out a "suicide mission". (more...)
Six Irish runners in Emirates Melbourne Cup Six Irish runners in Emirates Melbourne Cup
- November 07, 2017

She said it was hard to look past last year's victor, Almandin. Humidor might not have won this year's Group 1 $3m Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at The Valley on October 28, but he did get to within a long neck of super star mare Winx who claimed her third successive win in "The Weight For Age Championship". (more...)
Shameless thief swipes Poppy Appeal cash Shameless thief swipes Poppy Appeal cash
- November 07, 2017

He then appeared to look around before loosening his pants, grabbing the tin and shoving it down. Pub landlord Brian Jenkinson, 52, told the Blackpool Gazette that he was appalled at the theft, which happened at around 12.45pm on Friday. (more...)
Trump Tells Japan PM to Buy 'Massive Amounts' of US Weapons Trump Tells Japan PM to Buy 'Massive Amounts' of US Weapons
- November 07, 2017

The White House said Trump and Abe will play Sunday at the Kasumigaseki Country Club , the planned site of the 2020 Olympics golf tournament. The gist of it was that Trump thinks more American cars should be on sale in Japan. But he seems not bothered by the reality that Japanese automakers have made considerable long-term investments in the US over the span of decades. Trump won't visit the heavily-fortified demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea - foregoing what has ... (more...)
Teen arrested after shooting threat against school is posted Teen arrested after shooting threat against school is posted
- November 07, 2017

Sheriff's officials said the 15-year-old student was booked into juvenile hall "based upon the severity of the crime" despite telling deputies the post was only meant as a joke. Deputies contacted the 15-year old suspect at his residence and took him into custody without incident. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident and does not involve any other students. (more...)
Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results
- November 07, 2017

His main rival Raila Odinga boycotted the election after withdrawing his candidature two weeks to the election, citing among others lack of confidence with the electoral commission. The August election was voided on the basis of "procedural irregularities". A contentious set of new election laws that were gazetted last week forbids any court from invalidating election results for non-compliance with any laws if this "did not substantially affect the result of the election". (more...)
A Car Has Driven Into A Sydney School, Injuring Several Children A Car Has Driven Into A Sydney School, Injuring Several Children
- November 07, 2017

The female driver of the auto has been sent to hospital for compulsory blood and urine testing. Two children injured in the attack suffered a cardiac arrests and have been taken to Westmead Children's Hospital for treatment. According to NSW Ambulance Service, seven are being treated with one patient in a critical condition and another in a serious condition. A crime scene has been established at the school, with police asking parents who wish to collect their children to attend the ... (more...)
UK Queen's private estate invested in offshore funds: leaks UK Queen's private estate invested in offshore funds: leaks
- November 07, 2017

There is no suggestion that those involved acted illegally. "These issues all must be part of that". "Jeremy did not call for the Queen to apologise but said anyone who puts money into a tax haven to avoid paying tax should, and that they should recognise the damage done by avoidance to society", the spokesman said. (more...)
Trump says campaign chair fired over 'potential conflicts' Trump says campaign chair fired over 'potential conflicts'
- November 07, 2017

Trump , " Goldstone wrote in an email to Trump Jr. President Donald Trump said he fired Paul Manafort as his campaign chairman to avoid "potential conflicts" with "certain nations", according to excerpts of an interview released Saturday. (more...)
Comey Goes Public On Twitter, Thanks Reinhold Niebuhr For Years Of 'Cover'
- November 07, 2017

So far, Comey's account has amassed more than 200,000 followers and follows just 19 accounts, including Howard University, where he delivered the university's convocation speech in September. But congressmen and analysts suspect that, in reality, the current president sought to remove Mr. Comey from the investigation into the alleged interference by Russian Federation in the elections in order to benefit the Trump campaign. (more...)
Detectives charged in Coney Island rape case resign from NYPD Detectives charged in Coney Island rape case resign from NYPD
- November 07, 2017

They made the victim take one of her Klonopin pills and told her to "keep her mouth shut", the prosecutor said. NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said the charges "tarnishe [d] all of the admirable things accomplished by other, good officers every day in neighborhoods across New York City". (more...)
Corker: Trump's Pressure On DOJ, FBI Is 'Totally Inappropriate' Corker: Trump's Pressure On DOJ, FBI Is 'Totally Inappropriate'
- November 06, 2017

On Uranium One, every reputable non-partisan fact checking site says there is no evidence of a "quid pro quo" deal that gave Russian Federation ownership of one-fifth of USA uranium deposits for a $145 million donation to the Clinton Foundation. (more...)
Fox cancels Trump impeachment ads Fox cancels Trump impeachment ads
- November 06, 2017

Fox News has canceled ads purchased by Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer that call for President Trump's impeachment, CNN's Brian Stelter confirmed Monday. Steyer said the decision "shows no respect for democracy". Steyer, through his attorneys , said he was not given an explanation for the cancellation of the advertisement. (more...)
Facing pockets of dissent, Republicans begin revising tax bill Facing pockets of dissent, Republicans begin revising tax bill
- November 06, 2017

The House Ways and Means Committee meets Monday to start debating and amending the legislation. New York, California and other high-tax states would be hard hit by the loss of that deduction. Tax writers in the Senate will produce their own bill. "None of us can afford to miss the opportunity the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents". "We believe that the economic growth will outweigh any short-term deficit increase that we see", Meadows told ABC's This Week. (more...)
Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week
- November 06, 2017

Late Wednesday night into Thursday is when the snow levels are expected to lower enough that it may cause travel problems. During the day, it will be cloudy with a high near 32. The normal high temperature for November 4 is 55 degrees; the high Saturday was 52 degrees, according to the weather service. Saturday night is forecasted to be mostly clear with a low around 27. (more...)
Poll takes one last look at voters before election Poll takes one last look at voters before election
- November 06, 2017

The center says Northam's lead is broad across regions and demographics, especially among independents and moderates, 13 points and 29 points over Gillespie respectively. Aside from Independents, Wason says likely voters are firmly in their partisan corners. In the race for lieutenant governor, Democrat Justin Fairfax is leading Republican Jill Vogel at 50 percent to 45 percent, and in the race for attorney general, incumbent Democrat Mark Herring leads Republican John Adams 49 percent to 45 ... (more...)
Climate Change: 2017 One of Hottest Years Ever Recorded Climate Change: 2017 One of Hottest Years Ever Recorded
- November 06, 2017

This year won't prove hotter than 2016, as last year's temperatures were buoyed by an El Nino climate pattern in the Pacific. The WMO said average surface temperatures in 2017 were about 1.1C (2.0F) above the pre-industrial era in data from January to September, nearing the most ambitious limit of 1.5C (2.7F) set by the Paris agreement . (more...)
Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad
- November 06, 2017

According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, Pakistan has demanded of Afghanistan to increase security of Pakistani diplomatic staff who are performing their duties in Afghanistan. He said he had "absolutely no idea" why Rana, a father of five, was targeted. An Afghan official said the slain Pakistani Consulate official was on his way home after buying groceries when he came under attack. (more...)
Chris Murphy Makes Emotional Plea For Gun Control After Texas Shooting Chris Murphy Makes Emotional Plea For Gun Control After Texas Shooting
- November 06, 2017

Fowlkes' conviction comes on the heels of a report issued by the city of Chicago on how guns used in violent crimes come from outside of city limits. Why not ban most knives to stop stabbings? Many people joined Moulton in denouncing the NRA's tweet. With that said, if the people of the United States want to tackle the nation's growing mass-shooting crisis, they can, but it will require making a few fundamental changes to the way we think about safety. (more...)
Briton kidnapped in Nigeria killed while three others freed Briton kidnapped in Nigeria killed while three others freed
- November 06, 2017

Alanna Carson, from Fife, along with fellow Christian charity workers David and Shirley Donovan have returned home safely after the west African country's authorities negotiated their release. The four were abducted in the Niger Delta region on October 13. The four had been providing "free medical care and religious activities" in the Burutu area of Delta state, said Chief Theo Fakama, from the local Enukorowa community. (more...)
Policeman stabbed in back at Edinburgh College
- November 06, 2017

Police had been called following reports of a student threatening to harm himself and others. The officer was taken to hospital with a non-life-threatening injury and a man has been detained in connection with the incident. The Scottish Police Federation, the police union, reiterated concerns about the safety of rank-and-file officers. Classes are continuing and have not been cancelled. (more...)

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