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Batistuta 'not happy' for Messi's record with Argentina Batistuta 'not happy' for Messi's record with Argentina
- November 13, 2017

The duo are well ahead of Sergio Aguero and Hernan Crespo, with the Manchester City star netting his 35th in Argentina's 1-0 friendly win over Russian Federation on Saturday. Lionel has more and will get nearly double what I did. The only positive thing is that I know I'm coming after an extraterrestrial. Messi has missed just one match so far for Barca this season, the Catalan club's 3-0 win over Real Murcia in the Copa del Rey. (more...)
'Hand over your guns and make communities safer' plea 'Hand over your guns and make communities safer' plea
- November 13, 2017

The National Ballistics Intelligence Service (Nabis) is coordinating the surrender initiative, and says that many firearms are held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality, or are overlooked and forgotten in people's homes. While there are designated police stations for the surrender, the public can go to any police station and they will accept any and all firearms and ammunition. (more...)
Gayle goes unselected in PSL draft Gayle goes unselected in PSL draft
- November 13, 2017

The franchise also picked Luke Ronchi in Diamond and Fahim Ashraf in Gold category. Lahore Qalandars retained some key players like Brendon McCullum, Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal, which was wise. Islamabad United have picked England wicket-keeper/batsman Sam Billings and batsman Zafar Gohar. Tamim Iqbal, who was earlier released by Zalmi, returned to the franchise in Diamond category of players while all-rounder Hammad Azam was picked by them in Gold. (more...)
Modi, Trump shakes hands at ASEAN dinner, meeting tomorrow Modi, Trump shakes hands at ASEAN dinner, meeting tomorrow
- November 13, 2017

This was the second Modi-Trump meeting after the Indian leader's visit to Washington in June. The Philippines will also issue nine declarations of the Chair of the Summits. The 31st ASEAN Summit is the most important event of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore , Thailand, and Việt Nam. (more...)
Shooting at Cousin Stizz Concert in Atlanta Leaves Two People Dead Shooting at Cousin Stizz Concert in Atlanta Leaves Two People Dead
- November 13, 2017

Investigators said an argument erupted when two of the victims climbed onto the stage during an intermission. Police said the shooting started just before 10 p.m. Stizz addressed the act of "senseless violence" in an Instagram note. I've always called my shows family reunions because they're never anything but fun, safe, good vibes and positivity. (more...)
Kate Middleton, Prince Charles attend the Royal Festival of Remembrance Kate Middleton, Prince Charles attend the Royal Festival of Remembrance
- November 13, 2017

She chose a voluminous style, keeping her low chignon fastened in place using pin curls. The ceremony was led by Prince Charles , who laid a poppy wreath on behalf of the Queen , as she chose to stand by her husband the Duke of Edinburgh who retired earlier this year. (more...)
South Korea rejected Japan involvement in joint USA military drills South Korea rejected Japan involvement in joint USA military drills
- November 13, 2017

Three US aircraft carriers were set to join together in an ongoing exercise with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea on Sunday in an unprecedented show of force against a provocative North Korea. The drill is the first in a decade in the region involving a three-carrier strike force. Singapore-based military expert Tim Huxley said the presence of the U.S. (more...)
Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary
- November 13, 2017

Trump tweeted at about 10 a.m . Former HHS Secretary Tom Price resigned at the end of September after criticism for excessive travel spending and multiple private flights for him and his staff. "We have a problem", he said during a May conference in Philadelphia. He also has been a harsh critic of ObamaCare and cheered GOP efforts to repeal and replace it, telling Fox Business that ObamaCare is "fundamentally broken" and "circling the drain". (more...)
European Union countries sign key defence pact European Union countries sign key defence pact
- November 13, 2017

Defence and foreign ministers from the 23 countries on Monday signed a notification of their intention to establish the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), which allows countries to cooperate more closely on security operations and building up military capability. (more...)
Two soldiers martyred in Bajaur cross-border attack Two soldiers martyred in Bajaur cross-border attack
- November 13, 2017

Pakistan security forces killed at least eight to ten terrorists who launched cross-border attack at the check-posts of Pak Army in Bajaur Agency from Afghanistan , Inter Services Public Relations said. Ghafoor added that the lives of soldiers and civilians on both sides of the border are precious and further stated it requires the elimination of terrorists and their sanctuaries in Afghanistan. (more...)
Indian students' flow to U.S. grew by 12%, a three-year low Indian students' flow to U.S. grew by 12%, a three-year low
- November 13, 2017

According to official data released on Monday, a total of 186,267 Indians were studying in the United States universities in 2016-17. While this year's Open Doors report shows strong growth in the number of worldwide students studying in the United States in the past decade, with an increase of 85% since 2006/07 (when there were fewer than 6 lakh global students in U.S. (more...)
Green Beret Killed in Mali Discovered SEALs' Illicit Cash Scheme, Report Says
- November 13, 2017

It isn't clear what happened that sparked an altercation between Melgar and the two SEALs at around 5am on June 4. Melgar didn't give her any more details over email, instead telling her that he'd give her the full story once he was home. (more...)
Expect sunshine, clear skies ahead of Panther game Expect sunshine, clear skies ahead of Panther game
- November 13, 2017

High temperatures most days are in the 50s with only small fluctuations. Highs will reach the 50s and 60s. A few peeks of sun are possible in Wichita by late day. Sunshine is on the return today after a weak front grazed northern Louisiana overnight, bringing the return of northeasterly winds to the area as high pressure builds in from the north. (more...)
Vested interests win, tweets Haryana IAS officer Khemka after 46th transfer Vested interests win, tweets Haryana IAS officer Khemka after 46th transfer
- November 13, 2017

Khemka, who previously held the charge of principal secretary in the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, has been transferred as principal secretary in the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs. Deja vu. But this is temporary. Crash landing again. Vested interests win. Khemka in turn wrote a letter to the minister requesting him to return the vehicle in the "public interest". (more...)
Man detained for trying to hijack Jet Airways Cochin-Mumbai flight Man detained for trying to hijack Jet Airways Cochin-Mumbai flight
- November 13, 2017

Thrissur native Clince was caught taking a video of himself claiming that he would be hijacking the aircraft using a "Happy Bomb", right outside the aircraft at ladder point with the plane in the videos frame. During preliminary questioning, Varghese told officials he was expressing his happiness to his friend in Mumbai on Facebook chat, the official said. (more...)
Pradyuman murder: Gurgaon police destroyed evidence, reveals CBI probe Pradyuman murder: Gurgaon police destroyed evidence, reveals CBI probe
- November 13, 2017

Last week, the murder case of the seven-year-old student took a new turn after the CBI arrested a class 11 student of the same school and gave a clean chit to the bus conductor, who was arrested by the Gurgaon Police for the murder and sexual assault of the child. (more...)
Wild partygoers plummet through apartment floor after jumping on it in unison Wild partygoers plummet through apartment floor after jumping on it in unison
- November 13, 2017

The building is closed after the collapse. According to NBC 5 , approximately 50 people are out of their homes after the floor of a Denton apartment building collapsed around 1:45 a.m. Carly Carroll, an apartment resident told CBS affiliate WKRG-TV : "Its worse than you could possibly imagine because the sprinklers were on for two hours so not only was all of our stuff crushed, but its completely soaked with water". (more...)
Key Republican signals House-Senate clash on Trump tax-cuts plan Key Republican signals House-Senate clash on Trump tax-cuts plan
- November 13, 2017

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro. The House bill would repeal it only for state and local income and sales taxes, but preserve it for property tax up to $10,000. On Sunday, Brady rejected the idea that some middle-class families would be "losers" under the House plan because of provisions that include ending deductions for student loans and for medical expenses that exceed certain individual thresholds. (more...)
Justice Asif Khosa of SC rescues himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference Justice Asif Khosa of SC rescues himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference
- November 13, 2017

Since he had suggested in the April 20 judgment in the Panama Papers that the Hudaibya Paper Mills case required to be re-investigated, thus he can not hear the appeal to this effect, he remarked. NAB had argued in its appeal that the referee judge was not "competent" to set aside the findings of the high court, in which NAB had been allowed to re-initiate investigations against Sharif family members. (more...)
North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area North Korean soldier defects at Joint Security Area
- November 13, 2017

The defector is now in South Korean military custody, according to the statement. North Korea has typically accused South Korea of enticing its citizens to defect, something the South denies. No civilians live there, and a cluster of blue huts form a Joint Security Area overseen by North Korea and the UN Command. One South Korean soldier and three North Korean border guards were killed. (more...)
Zuma releases highly anticipated fees report Zuma releases highly anticipated fees report
- November 13, 2017

This would be for students attending private and public universities and colleges, regardless of their background, according to the report released by President Jacob Zuma on Monday. The free education plan was reportedly drawn up by Morris Masutha, the former boyfriend of Zuma's daughter, Thuthukile. In October, City Press obtained a leaked version of the Fees Commission report . (more...)
Comienza Venezuela proceso de renegociación de deuda externa Comienza Venezuela proceso de renegociación de deuda externa
- November 13, 2017

El Presidente de la República Nicolás Maduro emitió, durante una cadena nacional, un decreto en el que ordenó el refinanciamiento y la reestructuración de la deuda externa de Venezuela . "Recientemente pagamos 2.000 millones de dólares". Un 70% de los tenedores de bonos son estadounidenses y canadienses. Washington impuso sanciones financieras a Venezuela , que prohíben a sus ciudadanos y empresas negociar nueva deuda emitida por el gobierno de Maduro y PDVSA. (more...)
North Korean soldier is shot while defecting, South says North Korean soldier is shot while defecting, South says
- November 13, 2017

A North Korean soldier was shot and injured by his own side on November 13 while defecting to South Korea at the border truce village of Panmunjom, the South's military said. Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) along the rest of the border. (more...)
Morocco Stuns Cote d'Ivoire, Qualifies to the World Cup Morocco Stuns Cote d'Ivoire, Qualifies to the World Cup
- November 13, 2017

Tunisian winger Wahbi Khazri said on Sunday he can not describe his feelings after helping his national team reach the World Cup, saying their qualification was fully deserved. Belgium's Interior Minister Jan Jambon spoke against the incidents, tweeting that they were part of an unacceptable aggression. "Living together means respect, also for the police who are committed to our safety day and night". (more...)
Pacific nations agree on 'core elements' of new TPP trade deal Pacific nations agree on 'core elements' of new TPP trade deal
- November 13, 2017

China had noted that the 11 TPP countries had made some progress on the deal, but it "hasn't paid too much attention" because it is focused on APEC work during the meeting, Zhang Jun, Director General of the Department of International Economic Affairs of China's Foreign Ministry, told reporters. (more...)
US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North
- November 13, 2017

For this, the two countries will strengthen strategic talks on all levels, presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan told reporters in Danang, Vietnam, where a meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and China's Xi Jinping was held on the sidelines of an APEC summit. (more...)
5.8 magnitude natural disaster hits east coast of Japan
- November 13, 2017

There have been no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, but the tremor sent people rushing outside in panic. A preliminary magnitude 6.5 quake was reported Sunday night near Parrita, Costa Rica. Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis said authorities were gathering information. There was no Pacific-wide tsunami threat, the U.S. National Weather Service said. (more...)
Trump willing to help mediate between claimants of South China Sea Trump willing to help mediate between claimants of South China Sea
- November 13, 2017

Tensions over the sea spiked earlier this year when Vietnam suspended an oil exploration project in an area of the waterway also claimed by Beijing, reportedly over pressure from its powerhouse communist neighbor. China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei all have competing claims to various island chains in the South China Sea. The ASEAN leaders also will reiterate their "grave concern" over North Korea's development of "weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear and ... (more...)
Asean, Hong Kong ink free-trade deal Asean, Hong Kong ink free-trade deal
- November 13, 2017

The Asean Hong Kong China Free Trade Agreement (AHKCFTA) is expected to come into effect by January 2019, and has the main aim of 'strengthening economic relations between Asean as an integrated market and Hong Kong as one of the world's leading trade and investment powerhouses, ' Asean ministers said in a joint statement. (more...)
India, US rope in Japan, Aussies to take on China India, US rope in Japan, Aussies to take on China
- November 13, 2017

Quad attains significant as it is the first occasion when India outstretched itself beyond the region to play a key role in building a new rule-based global order. President Donald Trump at a gala dinner thrown by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines for the visiting leaders, who are here to participate in the 31st ASEAN and the 12th East Asia summits. (more...)

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