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Trump calls for renewal of United Nations inquiry into Syrian chemical weapons

Trump calls for renewal of United Nations inquiry into Syrian chemical weapons The JIM's leaders said they were "confident" that Syria's government was responsible for an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 using sarin that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others who survived "acute exposure" to the nerve agent. [Full Article...]

Menendez Judge Meeting Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury

Menendez Judge Meeting Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury Judge William Walls declared the mistrial Thursday. Last week, a juror excused for a long-planned vacation to the Bahamas telegraphed the divisions in the jury room and predicted a mistrial. This time, jury said in a note that it had reviewed all of the evidence "slowly and thoroughly and in great detail". "Based upon what has been so clearly and definitively written, that would be a futile ex... [Full Article...]

'Forced vote' results in college faculty strike coming today

'Forced vote' results in college faculty strike coming today Voting, conducted online and by phone, began 9 a.m. Tuesday and ended at 10 a.m. on Thursday. In voting this week, 86 per cent of faculty voted to reject Council's November 6 offer. Students at Algonquin College and La Cite will find out today if they will be heading back to class soon. Bargaining chair JP Hornick said the decision to reject the deal shouldn't come as a surprise. [Full Article...]

Democratic Senator Al Franken accused of forcibly kissing, groping anchor

Democratic Senator Al Franken accused of forcibly kissing, groping anchor Leeann Tweeden , an anchor with 790 KABC in Los Angeles, said she and Franken were on a USO tour to the Middle East in 2006 to entertain troops with a group of performers. "As to the photo, it was clearly meant to be amusing but wasn't", he says. "I shouldn't have done it". In a statement to Bustle, Franken says he does not remember the incident and that the photo was meant to be amusin... [Full Article...]

Escaped NJ teen murder suspect is captured

Escaped NJ teen murder suspect is captured They then fled the scene. Egg Harbor City Schools are closed Wednesday as a precaution. The teen who remains at large is Michael Huggins, 18, Petusky said. Bridgeton is the home town of Huggins. Nearby Stockton University warned students to lock vehicle doors, stay around populated areas and not to open the door for anyone they don't recognize, as the juveniles are still ar large and conside... [Full Article...]

Hafeez yet again fails to clear bowling action test

Hafeez yet again fails to clear bowling action test Hafeez had earlier undergone a biomechanics test in England for his suspected bowling action, where he was asked to bowl 24 deliveries in the test, which lasted for more than 90 minutes. The 37-year-old was reported during the third ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi in October and underwent an assessment at Loughborough University earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Iran's intelligence authorities arrested Zaghari at the Imam Khomeini International Airport in April 2016 on spying charges as she was on her way home to London after visiting her parents in Tehran. The International Chamber of Commerce demanded that Britain pay £450 million back in 2009, but a ruling on international sanctions against Iran prevented this from happening. [Full Article...]

Sheriff's Panties in a Twist Over Truck With Anti-Trump Message

Sheriff's Panties in a Twist Over Truck With Anti-Trump Message The vehicle owner, Mrs Fonseca, told local media she has no plans to speak to the sheriff, telling the Houston Chronicle: "It's just our freedom of speech and we're exercising it". The law also prohibits making "an offensive gesture or display in a public place" that could have the same effect. "It would be a good time to have meaningful dialogue with that person and express the concerns out t... [Full Article...]

Drake defends female fan from groping man

Drake defends female fan from groping man In a time when sexual harassment and assault allegations are mounting against some of Hollywood's elite men, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey , we're glad Drake is on the right side. Drake has found himself the new hero of the internet after threatening to "fuck up" a concertgoer who was groping women in the crowd. Multiple Instagram videos of the rapper's Marquee Sydney a... [Full Article...]

Allow Return Of Rohingya Refugees, UN Chief Asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Allow Return Of Rohingya Refugees, UN Chief Asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi The report contradicts consistent statements from ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees now in Bangladesh - some with gunshot wounds and severe burns - who have described massacres, rape , looting and the burning of hundreds of villages by Myanmar's army and civilian mobs. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Allowing Hunters To Import Elephant Trophies Back To The US

Trump Is Allowing Hunters To Import Elephant Trophies Back To The US Let's be clear: elephants are on the list of threatened species; the global community has rallied to stem the ivory trade; and now, the USA government is giving American trophy hunters the green light to kill them. Some areas have hunting limits. It is unclear when the agency's decision to allow imports of trophies from Zambia will be posted. The Trump administration has reversed a ban... [Full Article...]

Deadly floods claim at least 14 lives in central Greece

Deadly floods claim at least 14 lives in central Greece We are living a great disaster", he said in a state address. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared a period of national mourning. A new severe weather warning has been issued for Greece on Thursday. The deaths came a day after Greek authorities declared a state of emergency on the small Aegean Sea island of Symi after torrential rainfall there flooded homes and shops, swept vehicles into the se... [Full Article...]

Karnataka private hospitals go on indefinite strike to oppose KPME bill

Karnataka private hospitals go on indefinite strike to oppose KPME bill Most patients who visited private hospitals in Bengaluru were shocked to see "no OPD" boards in front of the hospitals, several others directly went to government hospitals, the report sid. "We will try to find a solution soon, we are open for discussion with doctors", the minister said. "OPDs in all private hospitals have been shut as we have made a decision to continue our strike till the pe... [Full Article...]

Flying auto BREAKTHROUGH: 200mph vehicle 'promised by 2019'

Flying auto BREAKTHROUGH: 200mph vehicle 'promised by 2019' If you've been dreaming of a flying auto since you were a child, have patience - there may not be long to wait before flying cars become an ordinary part of everyday life around the world. Transforming flying cars from curiosity to something that has a meaningful impact on urban mobility will be incredibly hard, and some experts wonder if it's even worth the time, effort, and resources that comp... [Full Article...]

ASEAN Chairman's statement 'plays safe' on South China Sea issue

ASEAN Chairman's statement 'plays safe' on South China Sea issue While he was here, 14 cooperation agreements were signed between China and the Philippines . Asked about Trump's offer , Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday that China remained committed to "solving the relevant disputes through dialogue and consultation with the countries directly concerned and maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea". [Full Article...]

J&K: 3 militants arrested during Kund operation in Kashmir

J&K: 3 militants arrested during Kund operation in Kashmir He said that in the ongoing operation, a soldier was martyred on November 14. Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Nov. 16 ( ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government is preparing a new surrender policy for local Kashmiri militants. Khan said police desires that the local militants including the footballer Majid Khan, who recently joined the militants should join back his family. [Full Article...]

Boots halves price of £50 Zoella advent calendar after 'tat' complaints

Boots halves price of £50 Zoella advent calendar after 'tat' complaints Many Twitter users were quick to point out they were upset because Zoella's earnings don't suggest she is struggling and needing to price-gouge her items. One added: "I've followed Zoella for a long time but I'm honestly shocked that she allowed her name to be attached to this pile of tat. £50?!?! Everyone on here is saying it is overpriced, but let's face it, company's have to make money!" ... [Full Article...]

Police say man on video near 2 of 4 shootings is suspect

Police say man on video near 2 of 4 shootings is suspect The second video shows the same man walking early Tuesday morning about the time of 60-year-old Ronald Felton's slaying, Dugan said. Police searched a cordoned-off Florida neighborhood Tuesday after a fourth person was shot dead, possibly by a serial killer. [Full Article...]

Hunters Check Nearly 95000 Deer Opening Weekend; Monster Buck Bagged in St

Hunters Check Nearly 95000 Deer Opening Weekend; Monster Buck Bagged in St The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said more than 90 percent of Michigan hunters participate in firearm deer season. Hunters checked 96,131 deer during opening weekend in 2016. But there's still a northern rifle zone season, a late season in southeastern Minnesota and, finally, the muzzleloader season. More than half of the 2016 deer harvest in the state came from the southern Lower Pe... [Full Article...]

Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi

Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi In his address at the ASEAN-India summit, Modi said that 1.25 billion people of India are keen to welcome the ASEAN leaders as the chief guests at India's 69th Republic Day celebrations. Modi also attended a meeting of the leaders of the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The move to set up the quadrilateral alliance comes in the backdrop of growing Chinese assertivenes... [Full Article...]


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