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Historians respond to John F. Kelly's Civil War remarks: 'Strange,' 'sad,' 'wrong'

Historians respond to John F. Kelly's Civil War remarks: 'Strange,' 'sad,' 'wrong' Kelly said it was "dangerous" to remove monuments to events viewed differently in the light of history. I would tell you that Robert E. Lee was an honorable man. As The Atlantic detailed in " The Myth of the Kindly General Lee ", during the Civil War , Lee - an unrepentant white supremacist - commanded soldiers who massacred black Union troops at the Battle of the Crater in 1864. [Full Article...]

Watch Sean Hannity Accidentally Refer to Barack Obama as 'President Clinton'

Watch Sean Hannity Accidentally Refer to Barack Obama as 'President Clinton' As he spoke, Hannity goofed up twice, calling the 2016 Democratic candidate "President Clinton". While discussing an Obama administration-era uranium deal that many Trump supporters have tried to link to the Clintons for years, the host tripped up. [Full Article...]

UP state government approve inclusion of NCERT books in State's Madarsas

UP state government approve inclusion of NCERT books in State's Madarsas Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma tweeted on Monday referring to the ultimate aim of enabling Madarsa students to compete with students of mainstream educational institutions. Registrar of Madrassa Board Rahul Gupta said "there was a move to review the curriculum, although it was in the primary stages and changes were likely in the books of all classes". [Full Article...]

Local marijuana store reminds parents about Halloween safety

Local marijuana store reminds parents about Halloween safety The Sheriff said parents also should be checking the state of Michigan's sex offender registry . Marijuana candy products can come in the forms of cookies, brownies, lollipops, gummies, chocolates and other hard sweets. "The presence of these edible forms of marijuana poses a great risk to users, especially to children, who may [accidentally] receive marijuana candy during Halloween". [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for distorting history

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for distorting history This year, the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration was awarded to Carnatic musician Thodur Madabusi Krishna. The whole of India paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, and many of rare and unseen pictures have gone viral on the social media. [Full Article...]

SongSong Couple Wedding hashtag is trending worldwide!

SongSong Couple Wedding hashtag is trending worldwide! With just one day away from the big day, media outlets are in frenzy to find out more details about the private Song-Song couple's wedding. Song Hye Kyo shed a few tears throughout the ceremony, and she invited her friend - musical actress Ock Joo Hyun , to sing A Whole New World from Disney's Aladdin. [Full Article...]

Clear your stand on separatists, Rohingyas: Amit Shah to Congress

Clear your stand on separatists, Rohingyas: Amit Shah to Congress Amit Shah said Prem Kumar Dhumal (centre) will become chief minister after December 18, the day of the counting of votes. Earlier, addressing a rally in Kangra, Amit Shah, without taking name of any Congress leader, said the main Opposition party have been trying to remove Sardar Patel's name from people's mind. [Full Article...]

Eurozone Q3 GDP beats expectations, September unemployment rate lowest since 2009

Eurostat found that the eurozone expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent during the July-September period, way above its average since the global financial crisis first flared up a decade ago. "But it will continue to do so very slowly, with asset purchases likely to continue for the whole of next year and interest rates unlikely to rise until well into 2019". [Full Article...]

Maryland Falters in State's First Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

The Leapfrog Group announced today the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades , assigning A, B, C, D and F letter grades to more than 2,600 US hospitals based on medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections. No hospitals in Washington D.C. earned an "A". A hospital safety watchdog group called Leapfrog has released its latest list of safest - and riskiest - hospitals in the United St... [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Pres. Trump's Transgender Military Ban

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Pres. Trump's Transgender Military Ban The ruling blocked a ban on new recruits and the discharge of now active military personnel but did not touch the president's ban on government funding towards gender reassignment surgery. A local veteran celebrated a legal victory over a ban he described as a slap in the face. "This is the first decision striking down President Trump's ban, but it won't be the last", ACLU senior staff attorney ... [Full Article...]

Shoaib Malik 'happy' as Pakistan hosts Sri Lanka again

Shoaib Malik 'happy' as Pakistan hosts Sri Lanka again Sania Mirza has supported her husband throughout the series against Sri Lanka , watching from the stands and cheering as he bats Pakistan to victory. He tweeted, "Yes yes!" Just as Twitter started finding this conversation cute, Sania Mirza made a decision to add a pinch of humor into it. She wrote, "Ok never mind". [Full Article...]

Man accused of Putin murder plot ambushed; Wife killed

Ukrainian officials said the couple's vehicle came under fire from gunmen hidden in roadside bushes at a train crossing about 30km from the centre of the capital. Russian prosecutors have long demanded that Ukraine extradite Osmayev, an ethnic Chechen who faces charges related to a 2012 plot to assassinate Putin with powerful explosives. [Full Article...]

Australia's Senate president may have to quit in citizenship crisis

Australia's Senate president may have to quit in citizenship crisis The Liberal senator from Tasmania has been informed he may hold dual Australian-British citizenship, making him the eighth member of parliament ensnared in the citizenship saga . Parry said he had always regarded his father as Australian, particularly as he served in the Australian Army Reserve, but that he had now sought clarification from the British Home Office. [Full Article...]

Shooting reported at King of Prussia Mall

Shooting reported at King of Prussia Mall Police officers involved in the shooting of an armed suspect near the King of Prussia Mall have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. Officers fired shots hitting the suspect several times after he allegedly tried to run down officers. No officers were injured in the shooting. The vehicle is believed to have been carjacked on Friday in Claymont, Del., whe... [Full Article...]

New Zealand recall Ross Taylor for T20I series

New Zealand recall Ross Taylor for T20I series The first T20 worldwide in New Delhi is set to be veteran seamer Ashish Nehra's last game in competitive cricket. The T20I series comprises of three matches. Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played brilliantly in the recently concluded series would support Nehra. Spinners - Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal - will also play an important role in the spin friendly wicket. [Full Article...]

Woman poisons milk to avenge 'forced marriage' killing several people

A senior police officer said: 'Aasia was forced to marry Amjad against her will. The incident took place in Daulat Paur area in Muzaffargarh and was reported on Sunday. He said the man was allegedly Bibi's lover and his aunt helped orchestrate the murder plot. But the bride confessed that she was the one to put poison in the milk, when held in custody. [Full Article...]

It's Happening: Clinton Bundler Tony Podesta Steps Down, Dissolves the Podesta Group

It's Happening: Clinton Bundler Tony Podesta Steps Down, Dissolves the Podesta Group President Donald Trump's indicted former campaign manager, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. Manafort and Gates both pleaded not guilty Monday to charges including conspiracy, money laundering, tax fraud, failure to file reports of foreign financial assets, serving as an unregistered foreign agent and giving false and misleading statements under the Foreign Agents Regi... [Full Article...]

Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered showers — TODAY'S FORECAST Thursday will be partly sunny with a stray sprinkle possible. Today Rain and snow likely before 4pm, then a chance of snow between 4pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Saturday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers with a high near 61, the weather service said. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. High of 77 and a low of 66 degrees. [Full Article...]

[ALERT] South Africa preferred host for 2023 Rugby World Cup

[ALERT] South Africa preferred host for 2023 Rugby World Cup Rugby League World Cup organisers have referred an incident involving the Italian team to the NRL integrity unit, after James Tedesco was allegedly king hit by a teammate. World Rugby's Council is expected to rubber-stamp the recommendation on November 15. The World Rugby Council will now meet on 15 November in London to vote on the next host. [Full Article...]

Iraqi authorities take control of main border crossing with Turkey: customs official

Iraqi authorities take control of main border crossing with Turkey: customs official Suggesting that Barzani's departure may yield greater Kurdish unity and improve the odds of a resolution with Baghdad, a USA official said: "We can't allow this tension to continue". A second border crossing from Ovaköy into Iraq can be opened, but security should be maintained by Iraq or Turkey , Customs Minister Bülent Tüfenkçi said earlier. [Full Article...]


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