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Farooq Abdullah says 'Pak not weak to allow India to take PoK' Farooq Abdullah says 'Pak not weak to allow India to take PoK'
- November 15, 2017

Launching a veiled attack on the Centre, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said, "How long will the innocent shed their blood and they will say that PoK is a part of India?" It is not owned by them (India). "The only outstanding issue between India and Pakistan is to settle the status of the occupied Kashmir", he added. This is not going to change. Abdullah has been advocating changing the Line of Control (LoC) into an worldwide border and granting more autonomy to both Kashmir and ... (more...)
Puerto Rico's Power Utility Defends Whitefish Energy Contract At Senate Hearing Puerto Rico's Power Utility Defends Whitefish Energy Contract At Senate Hearing
- November 15, 2017

Whitefish utilized local resources where possible and delivered on its promise to start performing work before any other contractor on that island mobilized. According to JEA, Whitefish then paid $170 per hour for JEA linemen work. Under the terms of the contract, senior power linemen subcontracted by Whitefish from Florida companies were making $63 an hour. (more...)
'Obamacare' sign-ups about 45 pct ahead of last year's pace 'Obamacare' sign-ups about 45 pct ahead of last year's pace
- November 15, 2017

Government data released Wednesday show sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year's pace. The new figures show that almost 1.5 million consumers picked a plan through November 11, compared to just over 1 million from November 1-12 a year ago. (more...)
Putin manipulating Trump with flattery, ex-director suggests Putin manipulating Trump with flattery, ex-director suggests
- November 15, 2017

A pair of former U.S. intelligence chiefs blasted PresidentDonald Trump Sunday after he attacked them a day earlier while discussing his recent conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin . McCain said believing Putin and not the USA intelligence community "is not only naive but also places our national security at risk". "Or to put it in terms he is more familiar with - Mr. (more...)
Jeff Long Out As Razorback Athletic Director Jeff Long Out As Razorback Athletic Director
- November 15, 2017

Long hired Bielema from Wisconsin in December 2012, a move praised at the time because Bielema had won three consecutive Big Ten championships. Multiple reports, many citing sources inside the UA athletic department , said Wednesday that Long is no longer athletic director. (more...)
Indo-US relationship beyond mutual interest, good for humanity: Modi Indo-US relationship beyond mutual interest, good for humanity: Modi
- November 15, 2017

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi declaring that relations between India and the US were growing with "great deal of speed", the two countries pledged to enhance their strategic cooperation as Major Defence Partners during a meeting here on Monday between him and US President Donald Trump, according to the White House. (more...)
Donations for 'Operation Christmas Child' Now Being Accepted Donations for 'Operation Christmas Child' Now Being Accepted
- November 15, 2017

You can fill those shoe boxes with filled with school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys. "It might be the only gift that they ever get, not only just Christmas, but in their whole lives", said Schalick. She also raises money to ensure she can do so many boxes. "I think our own kids, including my two-year-old, I can't wait to show him on the map where the box goes". (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir's Poonch district Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir's Poonch district
- November 15, 2017

The Indian troops were retaliating effectively and strongly. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian forces targeted Kakuta village in Chirikot sector. There have been almost 12,000 ceasefire violations by Pakistan since 2002, which have resulted in the killing of 313 people, including 144 security forces personnel. (more...)
Apple gives limited option to Trai for building DND app Apple gives limited option to Trai for building DND app
- November 15, 2017

The pesky call or " Do not disturb " application developed by Trai makes it easy for consumers to file complaint regarding unsolicited commercial or promotional calls and SMS by just selecting the call from their call log in the phone or SMS from inbox. (more...)
British and Canadian backpackers die in Cambodian hostel British and Canadian backpackers die in Cambodian hostel
- November 15, 2017

The Foreign and Commonwealth office said they were in contact with local authorities to investigate Natalie's death and would support her family. She added: 'At the minute, bodies are in the morgue, and she'll be sent over, but it could take up to three days'. (more...)
Salt Lake City Police seek suspect in sexual assault case Salt Lake City Police seek suspect in sexual assault case
- November 15, 2017

He has also been described as "physically fit" and was wearing a grey sweater and backpack. They told police the woman jumped in her auto and fled the scene after stabbing him. Police say the two Utah teenagers accused of shooting and wounding an off-duty police officer during an attempted robbery likely didn't know the victim was law enforcement. (more...)
Uhuru wins round one of Supreme Court petition Uhuru wins round one of Supreme Court petition
- November 15, 2017

Top stories in the Kenyan press on Monday included President Uhuru Kenyatta's defence in the ongoing court case involving opposition petitions against last month's disputed repeat presidential elections and farm invasions in Laikipia County."Uhuru: Raila behind court poll petition", reported the Standard newspaper, which pointed out that President Kenyatta has launched a spirited fight to defend his re-election in the October 26 repeat election. (more...)
Children Of Any Age Can Hunt In Wisconsin Children Of Any Age Can Hunt In Wisconsin
- November 15, 2017

Instead, the state is requiring hunters to register their deer either on line or over the phone by 5 p.m. the next night. 11/14/2017Governor Scott Walker signed four hunting-related bills into law over the past weekend. "I learned how to safely handle the gun I had in my hands by watching the people who mentored me", he said, adding that 34 other states permit "mentored hunting" under the age of 10. (more...)
Terry Crews names alleged sexual assaulter: 'I will not be shamed' Terry Crews names alleged sexual assaulter: 'I will not be shamed'
- November 15, 2017

Talking with host Michael Strahan , Terry explains how Adam is basically everyone's agent and is "connected to probably everyone" in the business. The former National Football League player told Strahan that years ago his wife, Rebecca King-Crews, told him not to be violent because he's a target and people will try to "bait" him as a "large African-American man". (more...)
Trump gets 'death sentence' from North Korea for insulting leader Trump gets 'death sentence' from North Korea for insulting leader
- November 15, 2017

The newspaper Rodong Sinmun called Trump a "hideous criminal" in an editorial . It is also another sign of the change in rhetoric used to address North Korea since Trump took office: Though North Korea has always been known for hurling bellicose insults at world leaders, rarely have those world leaders responded in kind. (more...)
Rep. King: House Tax Proposal Would 'Screw' New York Rep. King: House Tax Proposal Would 'Screw' New York
- November 15, 2017

King in a tweet also noting Superstorm Sandy aid said Mulvaney probably "feels inferior" because "New York subsidizes his state of SC". "Whose fault is that?". He said Mulvaney's home state of SC, on the other hand, receives far more federal funds for every dollar spent in income taxes. "Because that's the way the world works right now. (more...)
Who Is Michael Quigley? Manhunt Underway For Ortonville Shooting Suspect Who Is Michael Quigley? Manhunt Underway For Ortonville Shooting Suspect
- November 15, 2017

According to WXYZ , both individuals are now in critical condition. Quigley, 34, may have shot his wife and her boyfriend in Ortonville, leaving both with critical injuries. Captain Gary Miller told WXYZ that Quigley is believed to be on foot but could have gotten into a vehicle. A number of schools are also closed Wednesday as a result of the ongoing search. (more...)
Scottish Labour interim leader steps down over misconduct claims Scottish Labour interim leader steps down over misconduct claims
- November 15, 2017

Alex Rowley, a member of the devolved Scottish Parliament, faced claims carried in local media of harassment and abusive behavior towards a former partner. The Mid Scotland and Fife MSP and deputy leader of the party, who has been acting leader since Kezia Dugdale stood down in August, has denied the claims. (more...)
Parents mortified by American high school 'penises' mascot name Parents mortified by American high school 'penises' mascot name
- November 15, 2017

Recently the school announced their decision for the school's mascot: the Phoenix. Everything was fine and well until a group of parents practised their updated chants for the sports team. He pleads for the school distract to change the "well-intentioned, but potentially unsafe choice". That will just be the beginning as it doesn't take much imagination to figure out how vulgar this could get. (more...)
Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot wounds from North Korean soldier defects to South, suffers gunshot wounds from North
- November 15, 2017

Seoul's unification ministry said that the level of North Korea's denunciation softened compared with its immediate condemnation back in 2014 when Trump's predecessor Barack Obama visited Seoul . Military officials from the two sides have used Panmunjom frequently in the past for talks. Last month, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also told reporters in Beijing that the US holds direct lines of communication with the North through multiple channels, without China's mediation. (more...)
Biden Would Win Over Trump If Election Were Held Right Now Biden Would Win Over Trump If Election Were Held Right Now
- November 15, 2017

In a race between Trump and a generic Democrat, the poll finds the Democrat leads by a slightly larger percentage, 48 to 34 percent. Roughly 20 percent of voters said they "don't know" or would have "no opinion" if they had to vote. "I would say, 'no, '" Biden told "The Today Show". The former vice president said he is " not closing the door " on a 2020 bid. "This administration is calling into question what the word of the United States means anymore", Biden said at the Chicago ... (more...)
Alwar Police produce arrested accused in Umar murder case in court Alwar Police produce arrested accused in Umar murder case in court
- November 15, 2017

New Delhi :Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was "unfortunate" and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. "The gau rakshaks claimed that the people in the pick-up truck first fired at them, and so they returned fire". Thirty-five-year-old Ummar's body was found near railways tracks on Friday. (more...)
Governor Banwarilal Purohit's meet with Kovai officials stirs controversy Governor Banwarilal Purohit's meet with Kovai officials stirs controversy
- November 15, 2017

Emerging after the meeting, the Collector told journalists that the Governor wanted to interact with officials and know what was happening in Coimbatore. The Governor's meeting was held amid the accusations from the opposition that Narendra Modi government at the centre is interfering in the administration of the state government led by the faction-ridden AIADMK. (more...)
Far-Right Marchers in Warsaw Chant 'Jews Out of Poland' Far-Right Marchers in Warsaw Chant 'Jews Out of Poland'
- November 15, 2017

As of 2010, there were some 3,200 Jews living in Poland. One large banner read "Deus Vult" in Gothic lettering. In recent years, it has been used by the radical right to show hostility to Islam. On Sunday night its Foreign Ministry said that the event was a unsafe "parade of extremist and racist elements". "History teaches us that we must act against hatred and racism as quickly and as determinedly as possibly", the ministry stated. (more...)
Global Terrorism Index 2017 Global Terrorism Index 2017
- November 15, 2017

Still, as the total number of terrorism-related deaths has decreased in the last two years, the number of countries experiencing terrorism-related deaths increased in 2016. Since 2014, attacks against nontraditional targets with unconventional tactics have grown more common in OECD countries. ISIS, Boko Haram, Al Qaeda, and the Taliban were the four deadliest terrorist groups in 2016, accounting for 59% of deaths. (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says she 'hasn't been silent' over Rohingya Myanmar's Suu Kyi says she 'hasn't been silent' over Rohingya
- November 15, 2017

The army said 376 "terrorists" were killed in fighting after the August attacks. Many survivors in squalid camps inside Bangladesh - described as the world's worst refugee crisis - have reported mass killings, torture, and rape against Rohingya children, women, and men. (more...)
Storms to bring rain and snow to Northern California, Washington state Storms to bring rain and snow to Northern California, Washington state
- November 15, 2017

Temperatures by then will return to normal which is around 50 degrees. This upcoming weekend could get quite interesting around here with a storm that could deliver rain and possibly some wintry precipitation depending on the storm track. (more...)
Indian man declares unclaimed 2000 sq km area in Africa his 'kingdom' Indian man declares unclaimed 2000 sq km area in Africa his 'kingdom'
- November 15, 2017

I took a connecting flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel on November 4 after the conference, and travelled in a rented auto for six hours through the desert to reach Bir Tawil. "I pledge to continue to work for the prosperity of my people of the country and this motherland", Dixit wrote on Facebook . He also added that Bir Tawil is open for foreign investment and people can apply for nationality. (more...)
China to send senior diplomat to North Korea for talks China to send senior diplomat to North Korea for talks
- November 15, 2017

Song Tao, head of the Chinese Communist Party's International Liaison Department, will visit Pyongyang on Friday to brief North Korean officials about last month's once-in-five-year leadership reshuffle, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. (more...)
Key Brexit battle begins as repeal bill is tabled Key Brexit battle begins as repeal bill is tabled
- November 15, 2017

Pro-EU ex-minister Anna Soubry, described it as a "blatant piece of bullying that goes to the very heart of democracy". He said: "I have to say I find this amendment by the government so very unusual, because it seems to me to fetter the government, to add nothing to the strength of the government's negotiating position, and in fact potentially to create a very great problem that could be brought back to visit on us at a later stage". (more...)

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