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Hasina-Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata train Hasina-Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata train
- November 09, 2017

Named "Bandhan Express", the new train will operate on the Khulna-Kolkata route with a aim to facilitate travelling between the two neighbouring countries. The construction of the second Titas Bridge started on January 27, 2014 and ended last month. The two premiers inaugurated the service through video-conferencing. (more...)
Korea from Japan, after calling for military buildup to counter N. Korea Korea from Japan, after calling for military buildup to counter N. Korea
- November 09, 2017

Yesterday while in Japan, the first stop in a trip through Asia, Trump held a joint press conference with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe , whom he urged to buy USA military equipment as protection against North Korea. Trump called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to return Japanese citizens Pyongyang has abducted, saying that doing so would be "a tremendous signal" and the "start of something very special". (more...)
SpaceX's next-gen Falcon 9 engine explodes during 'qualification test' SpaceX's next-gen Falcon 9 engine explodes during 'qualification test'
- November 09, 2017

The Merlin engine explosion did not result in any injuries to personnel, but the component was meant to be used during a launch late past year. Testing of the Block 5 Merlin engine will be suspended until the cause of that ignition is found and fixed. (more...)
Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Greenacre School Crash Victim Mourners Gather For Funeral Of Greenacre School Crash Victim
- November 09, 2017

Maha Al-Shennag, 52, has been charged with unsafe driving and had her license suspended after she allegedly slammed her Toyota Kluger into classroom 3T. Seventeen children and one female teacher were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics. A father who helped lift a crashed auto off an eight-year-old schoolboy on Tuesday morning has described his heartbreaking cries as he asked for his mum. (more...)
How Does More Gun Control Lead to More Gun Violence? How Does More Gun Control Lead to More Gun Violence?
- November 09, 2017

We just saw what happens when a bad guy with a gun is met by a good guy with a gun. Gun control inevitably permeates conversations after these tragedies. But before the good guy got there with his gun, 26 people were fatally wounded. "Tell the President... No more guns", she said. Is that an effective strategy? U.S. (more...)
Indian-American woman elected to Edison school board in US Indian-American woman elected to Edison school board in US
- November 09, 2017

The Hoboken Police Department and the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the incident as a possible bias crime, and even as a possible case of "wrongful impersonation", with DeFusco as the victim, said Chief Kenneth Ferrante. (more...)
With North Korea threat looming, Trump seeks $5.9 billion for military With North Korea threat looming, Trump seeks $5.9 billion for military
- November 09, 2017

Either would require congressional action to exceed current budget caps that limit defense spending to $549 billion for the 2018 fiscal year. The US President has requested an approval from Congress for a new wave of funding to support a missile defense system, US Navy ships fix and his new Asia strategy. (more...)
'You Terrorist': Sickening Racist Attack On Labor MP Caught On Camera 'You Terrorist': Sickening Racist Attack On Labor MP Caught On Camera
- November 09, 2017

He admitted that it makes him feel small, disgusting and "feel kind of awful and that's what they are created to do". He is considering a legal response to the incident, which may have infringed race discrimination laws. "I don't see anything in this. You are just embarrassing yourselves". Senator Dastyari was accompanied by Labor MP Tim Watts , who tried to stop the insults. (more...)
After South Korea, Trump arrives in China to start 3-day visit After South Korea, Trump arrives in China to start 3-day visit
- November 09, 2017

In the White House, Trump has largely changed his tone and expressed admiration for Xi. At the ceremony, China's vice premier Wang Yang said deals signed between China and US firms would "contribute to the stabilization of the general and overall economic relations between the two countries". (more...)
Father was passed out as 2-year-old Sharon boy drowned Father was passed out as 2-year-old Sharon boy drowned
- November 09, 2017

Charges have been filed against the father of a two-year-old Sharon boy who drowned in Trumbull County. Two-year-old Anakin Gammon and his 5-year-old brother, Peyton, who has special needs, were reported missing on September 10, Fox 8 reports. (more...)
Aid Agencies Say Saudi Blockade on Yemen Could Worsen Humanitarian Crisis Aid Agencies Say Saudi Blockade on Yemen Could Worsen Humanitarian Crisis
- November 09, 2017

Council members expressed concern about the "dire humanitarian situation in Yemen" and stressed "the importance of keeping all of Yemen's ports and airports functioning", Italian Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi, who holds the council presidency, told reporters after the meeting. (more...)
Up to 200 killed in North Korean nuclear test site collapse
- November 09, 2017

According to defectors, the reclusive nation's nuclear test site , which was once lush and rich, has now turned into a wasteland. "I heard from a relative in Kilju that deformed babies were born in hospitals there", a defector told South Korea newspaper Chosun Ilbo , according to Daily Mail. (more...)
Jenny Durkan to Become First Out Lesbian Mayor of Seattle Jenny Durkan to Become First Out Lesbian Mayor of Seattle
- November 09, 2017

At her election night party packed with labor supporters, Durkan reveled in her anticipated victory. Durkan, also the first openly gay person to serve as a chief federal prosecutor, and her partner Dana Garvey are raising two sons. With the election of Jenny Durkan Tuesday night, Seattle has its first female mayor in almost a century-and its first out lesbian mayor ever. Currently, there's only one other openly gay person serving as mayor of a major USA city: Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie ... (more...)
Pentagon Knew Of Lapses Reporting Crimes To FBI Pentagon Knew Of Lapses Reporting Crimes To FBI
- November 09, 2017

It's unclear whether the rule would have included Kelley, who received a bad-conduct discharge. Stefanek said privacy laws prohibited her from saying what Kelley was being treated for. The Pentagon report found that the Air Force did not submit the fingerprints of at least 110 convicted airmen during the period between 2010 and 2012. (more...)
Newborn infant left in 'Baby Box' at Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department Newborn infant left in 'Baby Box' at Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department
- November 09, 2017

Coolspring Fire Chief Mick Pawlik recovered the infant from the box. An ambulance from La Porte County Emergency Medical Service arrived a short time later and transported the infant to Franciscan St. Baby Boxes are installed in a wall of a fire station. "I said 'I'll handle this one - it's going to be a false trip, '" Pawlik said. Pawlik saw an arm and opened the box. (more...)
Veterans' Day events are November 10, 11 Veterans' Day events are November 10, 11
- November 09, 2017

Army veteran Dave Eulberg, who is helping to organize the 13th annual program set for 2 p.m. Friday in the school's gymnasium. Hall High School will honor veterans at a Veterans Day Program Friday in the Robert Manahan Auditorium. Mary Lahlum, health aide at Gardnerville Elementary School and one of the assembly organizers, said the assembly has been held at least since 2001. (more...)
Trump Approval Ratings At 70-Year Low Trump Approval Ratings At 70-Year Low
- November 09, 2017

Just 44 percent say Trump is handling the economy well, compared with 66 percent who expected him to do well in this area in the same poll in January. On four key issues, Trump has not matched the early expectations for his presidency, and today, majorities - in some case strong majorities - give him negative reviews. (more...)
Horrid discovery at dog park leaves owners terrified
- November 09, 2017

At least seven fish hooks were found placed in meat at the dog park Tuesday, deputies said. At least one dog ate a risky meatball and was transported to the hospital. "I was very stressed out", she said. "I called for him to drop it". Sheriff's Deputy Donna Bowen visited the park and found an additional contaminated meatball. (more...)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein reintroduces assault weapons ban legislation Sen. Dianne Feinstein reintroduces assault weapons ban legislation
- November 09, 2017

While the gun ban was in effect, gun violence fell but a study from the University of Pennsylvania concluded "we can not clearly credit the ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence". The bill would affect semiautomatic weapons, which fire a round with each pull of the trigger, and have at least one military-style characteristic, such as a pistol grip or a flash suppressor, and have detachable ammunition magazines. (more...)
Plane forced to land when passenger discovers husband is cheating on her
- November 09, 2017

According to the Times of India , the flight from Doha was diverted after the woman got into a heated altercation with her husband an hour after take-off. The couple - along with their child - were removed from the plane, which then completed its journey from Doha to Bali. The family was kept at the airport until the woman sobered up, and returned to Doha without further incident. (more...)
Trump impeachment vote will happen by Christmas, swears Al Green Trump impeachment vote will happen by Christmas, swears Al Green
- November 09, 2017

Today, however, all this appears to have changed. This gives Green and fellow Democrats approximately a month and a half to convince fellow representatives to vote to impeach the President of the United States. Then again, a lot can happen in the next month and a half to change their minds. After all, a President Pence is probably more favorable to the GOP than a President Trump right now. (more...)
Human remains found near Brisbane walking track Human remains found near Brisbane walking track
- November 08, 2017

Slaughter Falls, Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane - because what's wilder than Australia? Seven News reported that a group of bushwalkers surveying the area and searching for a popular zipline came across the grisly discovery earlier this week. "There's a backpack and shoes and other personal toiletry items". Police at Mount Coot-tha after remains were located on Wednesday. An area beside an Aboriginal art trail has been cordoned off with police tape and is being guarded by police. (more...)
PH tried but stopped building in new West PH Sea feature PH tried but stopped building in new West PH Sea feature
- November 08, 2017

China's Xinhua news agency said coastguard officials of both countries had met on Tuesday to discuss exchanging visits, building trust and cooperating to prevent cross-border crimes. Five other nations - Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan - also claim parts of the same maritime area. Duterte has set aside the ruling, choosing instead to attempt to resolve dispute through direct negotiation with Beijing. (more...)
Striking Ontario college faculty to hold mass picket at Humber College Striking Ontario college faculty to hold mass picket at Humber College
- November 08, 2017

OPSEU representatives spoke in a news conference on Tuesday about the matter, stating that the timing of the vote "virtually guarantees" that the almost 500,000 college students affected by the strike will not be returning to the classroom before the Fall semester ends. (more...)
Myanmar Rejects UN Criticism Over Rohingya Muslim Crisis Myanmar Rejects UN Criticism Over Rohingya Muslim Crisis
- November 08, 2017

Myanmar's leader, Aung Sang Suu Kyi criticised the Council for not making reference to the negotiations with Bangldesh. The statement said negotiations with Dhaka "have been proceeding smoothly and expeditiously". The mass exodus began after the military began a scorched earth campaign against Rohingya villages in response to an attack on Myanmar police outposts in Rakhine back in August. (more...)
Brazile: Clinton campaign was a 'cult' Brazile: Clinton campaign was a 'cult'
- November 08, 2017

His attack on me was really about him. "I felt like it was a cult". "I'll put it all in there", he said, "but it should have never been a close race". Although the former DNC chair has waffled on some of her allegations, she still called for "much needed changes and reform" within the Democratic Party on Wednesday. (more...)
Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says Arrest made in death of Ashanti Billie, family says
- November 08, 2017

She was last seen driving her auto on a navy base in Norfolk, where she worked at a Blimpie sandwich shop on the base. Brown is charged with kidnapping and faces up to life in prison if convicted. Days later, police found her 2014 white Mini Cooper vehicle in Norfolk, Virginia. "Suspect in custody", Norfolk activist Michael Muhammad wrote on the Facebook page of Kimberly Wimbish, the Billie family publicist. (more...)
Venezuela's PDVSA pays majority of 2017N bond
- November 08, 2017

A package of sanctions to be signed off by EU foreign ministers on Monday also includes a bar on European companies exporting electronic surveillance equipment that could be used to repress opponents of President Nicolas Maduro's government. (more...)
Puigdemont critica al gobierno español tras quedar en libertad condicional Puigdemont critica al gobierno español tras quedar en libertad condicional
- November 08, 2017

La Justicia belga deberá decidir sobre la orden europea de detención y entrega (euroorden) que dictó la juez española. La juez Carmen Lamela de la Audiencia Nacional de España emitió el viernes por la noche órdenes europeas de busca y captura contra los cinco miembros del gobierno catalán destituido, investigados por " rebelión ", " sedición " y " malversación " tras la declaración de independencia por el Parlamento catalán el 27 de octubre . (more...)
Tiroteio em igreja batista do Texas faz 26 mortos Tiroteio em igreja batista do Texas faz 26 mortos
- November 08, 2017

No entanto, as autoridades competentes não informaram ainda se o homem se suicidou ou se algum morador matou o suspeito. Freeman também revelou que os investigadores recolheram da cena do crime centenas de balas e 15 cartuchos com 30 projéteis cada uma, o que corrobora a violência como pior tiroteio na história do Texas . (more...)

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