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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...)
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone dismiss break-up rumours with an 'uff'. Read details Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone dismiss break-up rumours with an 'uff'. Read details
- November 06, 2017

The actress had actually completed her part of shoot a week ago. Padukone, who has been receiving accolades for the song " Ghoomar " where she has managed an incredible feat in both her look and dancing skills, was in the mood to celebrate and thank her colleagues for their support. (more...)
United Kingdom minister Patel apologises for meetings on Israel holiday United Kingdom minister Patel apologises for meetings on Israel holiday
- November 06, 2017

Theresa May still has full confidence in International Development Secretary Priti Patel despite having to give her a dressing down over a series of secret meetings in Israel , Downing Street said. Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett said there had been a "clear breach" of the ministerial code while shadow worldwide development secretary Kate Osamor called for an investigation. (more...)
USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives
- November 06, 2017

The US president, according to the newspaper, is "unstable". US President Donald Trump never seems to miss a chance to take a swipe at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Then its regret is too late". While repeatedly calling for dialogue to resolve the issue, China has also signed up for increasingly tough United Nations sanctions against North Korea . (more...)
Era of patience over for N. Korea, says Trump in Japan Era of patience over for N. Korea, says Trump in Japan
- November 06, 2017

The White House says Trump's trip is meant to demonstrate US resolve over his hard-line approach to the North Korean nuclear and missile threats, but many in the region fear that further bellicose presidential rhetoric could increase the potential for a devastating military conflict on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Hope US Quadrilateral With India, Japan Doesn't Damage Third Party's Interest: China Hope US Quadrilateral With India, Japan Doesn't Damage Third Party's Interest: China
- November 06, 2017

Ahead of this month's meeting, the agenda of which remains unclear, China's Foreign Ministry reacted warily, saying it hoped the meeting "would not target or damage" a "third party's interest". "We hope it would be beneficial for improving the mutual trust among countries and regions, at the same time safeguarding and promoting peace, tranquillity, and prosperity within the area, without targeting or damaging a third party's interest", it said. (more...)
Asked Russian Lawyer for Hillary Clinton Dirt in Writing Asked Russian Lawyer for Hillary Clinton Dirt in Writing
- November 06, 2017

In that same interview , Veselnitskaya said that during her discussions with Trump Jr., he asked for documented proof that Hillary Clinton's campaign received illegal contributions, and in exchange, his father could review an anti-Russia law should he become president. (more...)
Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
- November 06, 2017

The stock has a market capitalization of $15,166.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.55, a PEG ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.46. About 996,433 shares traded. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 13th. RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and $77 target. Ipg Investment Advisors Llc increased Home Depot Inc Com (NYSE:HD) stake by 145 shares to 2,595 valued at $398.07 million in 2017Q2. (more...)
Israel Hosts 8 Nations in Largest-Ever Air Force Exercise Israel Hosts 8 Nations in Largest-Ever Air Force Exercise
- November 06, 2017

The drill, dubbed "Blue Flag", is a biennial event that was originally launched in 2013. They said it was a "significant quantum leap" forward in Israel's military capability. Greece, Poland and the USA will drill using their own F-16s, France will use 2000D fighter jets, Germany will use Eurofighter Typhoon jets, Italy will use multirole fighters and India will use C-130Js. (more...)
Matthew Scully-Hicks guilty of murdering adopted daughter Matthew Scully-Hicks guilty of murdering adopted daughter
- November 06, 2017

In the months before the attack, Scully-Hicks, 31, had physically abused Elsie on a number of occasions, causing broken bones and bruises. Matthew Scully-Hicks inflicted catastrophic injuries on his daughter Elsie at his home in Cardiff four days before she died. (more...)
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged to retract Nazanin comments after Tehran blunder Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged to retract Nazanin comments after Tehran blunder
- November 06, 2017

Her husband and her employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, deny that Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been working or teaching as a journalist. "She was in Iran on holiday to show her daughter Gabriella to her grandparents when she was arrested at Tehran Airport", said Monique Villa, the chief executive of the foundation. (more...)

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