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Trump's granddaughter impresses Chinese president with Mandarin song Trump's granddaughter impresses Chinese president with Mandarin song
- November 11, 2017

In the video, Arabella says in Mandarin: "Hello, Grandpa Xi". The video later became a hit on the Chinese Internet, as did another video of Arabella doing the same thing back in 2016. "We believe that this has helped to further bring closer the affection and distance between the Chinese and American people". But there were also plenty of comments expressing sympathy for the small child, from people who may have suffered their own mild childhood embarrassments. (more...)
Syrian military backed by Russian air power free last IS stronghold Syrian military backed by Russian air power free last IS stronghold
- November 11, 2017

Army engineers were already dismantling bombs and mines left by IS, while other units were pursuing jihadists who had fled in different directions into the desert and eliminating their remaining "dens", it added. The Syrian Observatory for Human rights says the extremist group retook more than 40 per cent of al-Bu Kamal near the Iraqi border in a counter-attack. (more...)
Congress to push for one rate in GST: Chidambaram Congress to push for one rate in GST: Chidambaram
- November 11, 2017

He said, "Congress is vindicated". The GST council on Thursday removed 178 items from the highest 28 percent category in a major revamp of the GST structure. The top tax rate is now restricted to luxury and demerit goods like pan masala, aerated water and beverages, cigars and cigarettes, tobacco products, cement, paints, perfumes, ACs, dish washing machine, washing machine, refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, cars and two-wheelers, aircraft and yacht. (more...)
Hogan: Free admission to Md. parks for veterans
- November 11, 2017

Many parks will have military-related events and outreach to mark the holiday. Free day-use park admission is already provided to active duty military personnel and members of the Maryland National Guard. Any member of the military forces or veteran can enter any of Colorado's 41 state parks free of charge, along with his or her companions in the same vehicle, according to a CPW press release. (more...)
Veterans Day 2017 Greeting Cards | USA Warriors Wishes Veterans Day 2017 Greeting Cards | USA Warriors Wishes
- November 11, 2017

The Ashtabula Korean Church, 2300 Austinburg Road, will honor American veterans of the Korean War with a program and dinner 4 p.m. November 19. The Boy in Blue Civil War Veterans' Memorial Committee is sponsoring the inaugural Veterans Day ceremony. (more...)
Liberal MP Alexander resigns over citizenship Liberal MP Alexander resigns over citizenship
- November 11, 2017

Earlier, Mr Alexander said his father was born in the United Kingdom in 1907, before moving to Australia as a very young child. A by-election is expected to be held for the federal seat of Bennelong in the coming weeks, with Mr Alexander saying that he will re-contest the seat. (more...)
New regulations boost workers' scheduling protections New regulations boost workers' scheduling protections
- November 11, 2017

The Cuomo administration says it's implementing new regulations that require employers to pay workers extra when they're called in at the last minute. Sometimes with this type of scheduling employees report for a shift only to be sent home shortly after if they are not needed. The Business Council of New York State said it is reviewing the rule and intends to submit recommendations during the upcoming review period. (more...)
Missing Chinese students believed to be connected to ransom scam Missing Chinese students believed to be connected to ransom scam
- November 11, 2017

Police said the Chinese girl named Juanwen Zhang, 20, was last seen downtown Toronto Wednesday while the Chinese boy Ke Xu, 16, was last seen Thursday in the Scarborough area. She is described as standing five-feet-four and weighing 110 pounds. "She is described as 5'4", around 110 pounds, and was last seen wearing a grey jacket, grey University of Toronto track trousers and carrying a green knapsack. (more...)
Ex-Scottish leader criticized for show on Moscow-backed RT Ex-Scottish leader criticized for show on Moscow-backed RT
- November 11, 2017

She cautioned: "Of course, Alex is not now an elected politician and is free to do as he wishes - but had I been asked, I would have advised against RT and suggested he seek a different channel to air what I am sure will be an entertaining show". (more...)
Air traffic controller arrested for weapon of mass destruction possession Air traffic controller arrested for weapon of mass destruction possession
- November 11, 2017

The explosive in question was not present at the airport, where Dandan was working when he was placed in police custody. Paul Dandan was charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction on November 11, in Charlotte, N.C. "He did not have access to any aircraft at the airport", the airport stated. Materials to make a pipe bomb-like device were found at Dandan's residence, but was not assembled, WSOC reported, quoting an unnamed source. (more...)
Student leaders urge province to intervene in college strike Student leaders urge province to intervene in college strike
- November 11, 2017

In a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and other members of the Ontario legislature, the Sheridan Student Union (SSU), which represents students at campuses in Brampton and Mississauga, expressed "deep disappointment and frustration" at the state of negotiations between the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union, which represents the 12,000 striking college workers, and the College Employer Council (CEC) that has stretched nearly four week. (more...)
Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger found bound, shot in head Miami Gardens soldier killed in Niger found bound, shot in head
- November 11, 2017

The injuries suggest Johnson, a Miami Gardens resident, suggest he had been held captive, presumably by Islamic State militants, before he was killed. Johnson's fellow soldiers killed in the attack were Bryan Black, 35; Jeremiah Johnson, 39; and Dustin Wright, age 29. Pentagon officials have told the victims' families that their investigation, spanning numerous locations across the U.S., Africa and Europe, won't be complete until January at the earliest. (more...)
Defensa total del PRD a favor de Israel Moreno Defensa total del PRD a favor de Israel Moreno
- November 11, 2017

El delito por el que se ordenó detener tanto a Moreno como a Ballesteros se castiga de cinco a diez años de prisión, o inhabilitación para ejercer cualquier cargo público, esto por incumplir una sentencia de amparo, y en el caso de Israel Moreno Rivera su consignación será directa. (more...)
Japan to Send Largest Warship to US Military Exercise Near Korean Peninsula Japan to Send Largest Warship to US Military Exercise Near Korean Peninsula
- November 11, 2017

Navy exercise off the coast of the Korean Peninsula this weekend. The Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers Inazuma and Makinami will escort the helicopter carrier Ise to the exercises with the Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture-based USS Ronald Reagan as well as the USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier strike groups in the East China Sea and Sea of Japan, the MSDF said in a statement Friday. (more...)
Buy or Sell? Checking the Recommendations for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB)
- November 11, 2017

Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. The stock rose 0.03% or $0.01 reaching $29.08. Commercial Bank Of America De reported 2.59 million shares. New York-based Mutual Of America Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT). (more...)
Irish Rail strike action suspended Irish Rail strike action suspended
- November 11, 2017

In a statement yesterday, unions said: "Following submissions made by all parties, the Court stated that it believed it could issue a recommendation that would assist in resolving the current industrial dispute at Irish Rail". "The company is reviewing the Court's recommendation in the context of its challenging financial position". Staff have held two one-day strikes over the past fortnight, bringing commuter, inter-city and Dart routes to a halt, and affecting 155,000 journeys. (more...)
Troubled UNESCO confirms France's Azoulay as new chief Troubled UNESCO confirms France's Azoulay as new chief
- November 11, 2017

AFP reported Friday that Azoulay said she had "great faith" in UNESCO , which "bears the genuine power to transform the world". Azoulay, who was culture minister under former president Francois Hollande, succeeds Irina Bokova , who was UNESCO's first woman director and whose second term expires this month. (more...)
Student stabbed on Winston-Salem State campus Student stabbed on Winston-Salem State campus
- November 11, 2017

The victim has been identified as Terrence Semple, 20, of Fayetteville. He is a sophomore business administration major, according to our TV partner, WGHP . The all-clear was issued and the lockdown lifted at about 3:30 p.m. He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The City of Winston-Salem Police Department is leading the investigation. (more...)
Suspect's farts makes police stop interview in Kansas Suspect's farts makes police stop interview in Kansas
- November 11, 2017

He was then pulled over by police some two months later, and found to be in possession of even more drugs and more guns. Although no charges were filed at that time, Sykes was pulled over again on November 5 and police found marijuana and crack cocaine inside the vehicle, according to a police report . (more...)
Stock Valuation Recap for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) Stock Valuation Recap for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)
- November 11, 2017

Riocan Real Estate Investment Trust (REI-UN.TO) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 169.63. The Gross Margin Score of Parkway Life Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX:C2PU) is 1.00000. This is an increase from Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. The MF Rank of Link Real Estate Investment Trust (SEHK:823) is 9284. (more...)
Pope warns of nuclear terror threat Pope warns of nuclear terror threat
- November 11, 2017

Citing the memory of the victims and survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs at the end of World War II, Francis said any new use of such weapons would have "catastrophic humanitarian and environmental effects". Security Council on North Korea sanctions. Douglas Roche, Canada's former Ambassador for Disarmament and a former senator, told the conference the pope's remarks against possession of nuclear weapons were "historic" and asked national conferences of Catholic bishops to ... (more...)
Men's Cross Country Clinches NCAA Championship Bid on Friday Men's Cross Country Clinches NCAA Championship Bid on Friday
- November 11, 2017

Princeton was the Mid-Atlantic Regional victor with 57 team points. Kigen, a product of Eldoret, Kenya, clocked a 19:46.2 in the 6k, an improvement from her 20:23.4 ran on the same course at the Crimson Classic. This was the first time in NCAA Division I history that a Regional Championship featured the top-two nationally-ranked men's and women's programs. Meanwhile, the men's team finished sixth overall behind another stellar performance from Veatch, who finished fourth overall with ... (more...)
McDowell County to hold Veterans Day event McDowell County to hold Veterans Day event
- November 11, 2017

There are approximately 21 million living veterans in the United States. November 11 became known as Armistice Day, designated as a holiday in the USA, signifying the end of the "War to End All Wars" - the greatest armed conflict the world had known. (more...)
JNU fines four students for cooking biryani on campus JNU fines four students for cooking biryani on campus
- November 11, 2017

To penalise the students, the order invoked a clause in the university's rules that deals with any act that may be considered by the vice-chancellor or any other competent authority to be a violation of discipline and conduct. While three students - Chepal Sherpa, Amir Malik and Manish Kumar - have been fined Rs 6,000 each, former JNU Students' Union general secretary Satarupa Chakraborty has been fined Rs 10,000. (more...)
Death threats haunt Muslim girl for teaching 'Yoga' Death threats haunt Muslim girl for teaching 'Yoga'
- November 11, 2017

She further said that practising Yoga as a Muslim had never been an issue in her family as well as the neighbourhood. Meanwhile, noted yoga guru Ramdev has now come out in her support. It was believed that she is the eldest of her siblings and is persuing her M.Com from a local college. "I have received a lot of threats, I am thankful to the state government for providing security". (more...)
CBI Probing Role of Another Ryan International Student in Pradyuman Thakur's Murder CBI Probing Role of Another Ryan International Student in Pradyuman Thakur's Murder
- November 11, 2017

After thoroughly going through the CCTV footage, the agency searched the boy's house on September 28 and seized documents and articles that it thought were important for the case. Judicial remand made by video conferencing on this date, awaiting challan. The arrested student has been handed over to the CBI by a juvenile court for questioning. (more...)
Melania Trump wore a sheer dress at state dinner in South Korea Melania Trump wore a sheer dress at state dinner in South Korea
- November 11, 2017

Mendel. " Girl, it's just the first lady, control yourself! " she probably told her. During a stop in South Korea on Tuesday, Trump brought her considerable star power to an event promoting the importance of sports. "Sport teaches children about teamwork, dedication, discipline, and how to succeed under pressure". A video of first lady Melania Trump smiling at South Korean girls who had burst into screaming when they saw a member of a K-pop boy band was shared widely on social media on ... (more...)
Boston Advisors LLC Takes Position in Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)
- November 11, 2017

The volume for the company on November 09, 2017 consisted of almost 4.79 million contracts traded. Devon Energy Corporation had 97 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pacific Heights Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com, California-based fund reported 200,000 shares. Comerica Incorporated owns 26,770 shares or 0.27% of their USA portfolio. (more...)
Body found in Oshawa harbour identified as missing woman Body found in Oshawa harbour identified as missing woman
- November 11, 2017

Speaking with CTV News Toronto on Friday about the incident, Hache's godmother Krisha Meeldyk said she does not understand how this could have happened. April Demers wrote on Hache's Facebook page: "So sad and such an evil way to be taken away from everyone that loves her. Rest in peace handsome and someone will definitely be caught. (more...)
U.S. bombs al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab in Somalia, killing 'several militants' U.S. bombs al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab in Somalia, killing 'several militants'
- November 11, 2017

According to a statement from U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), the strike occurred about 3 p.m. local time in Somalia in coordination with the Somali government. At least three militants were killed, and four wounded during an army operation against Al Shabaab in Lower Shabelle region of Southern Somalia on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. (more...)

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