For first time in 40 years, Congress debates U.S. president's nuclear power

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the president's powers to launch a nuclear strike, and chairman Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) said it was not specifically about Trump. Republican members on the committee said they anxious that a... More..

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Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter

The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists is being ascertained, a police official said. Forces on Monday morning launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Mir Mohalla of Hajin area in norther...More..

Jewish Millionaires Tell Congress: Don't Cut Our Taxes!
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Jewish Millionaires Tell Congress: Don't Cut Our Taxes!

During that same period of time, the share of wealth controlled by the bottom 90 percent of earners dropped precipitously - as it has been for several decades . The group takes aim at the GOP tax proposals tha...More..

A Member of Congress Exposed Himself to a Staffer, Lawmakers Say
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Member of Congress Exposed Himself to a Staffer, Lawmakers Say

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) also told the committee that incidents of sexual harassment and assault were likely being conducted by current House members, telling the story of an unnamed representative who al...More..

Islamic Jihad raises state of readiness to 'highest level'
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Islamic Jihad raises state of readiness to 'highest level'

Qa'adan's family told Quds Press that the occupation forces stormed the leader's house at 01:30 and arrested him, despite his poor health. "We are aware of the plot being waged by Palestinian Islamic Jihad ...More..

Dallas DA Fires Prosecutor After Incident With Uber Driver
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dallas DA Fires Prosecutor After Incident With Uber Driver

Platt alleged that Warner seemed to get angrier on the ride and things escalated after he got lost when she told him to follow a route that was different from the Global Positioning System directions. "I cri...More..

Strong Quake Jolts Western Iran
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Strong Quake Jolts Western Iran

Kermanshah's provincial officials said about 12,000 houses both in urban and rural regions across the province have been totally damaged due to the strong quake. Iran is one of the most seismically active count...More..

Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim United States helped Isil
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim United States helped Isil

That video was originally posted in 2015, and shows a development preview for the simulator. Other images posted to Twitter appeared to be taken from videos released by Baghdad's Ministry of Defence in 20...More..

US, Russia, Jordan Agreement Permits Iranian Positions 3 Miles from Israeli Border
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

US, Russia, Jordan Agreement Permits Iranian Positions 3 Miles from Israeli Border

Israel media published on Monday that IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot traveled secretly to Brussels and convened with US General Curtis Scaparrotti to discuss Iranian acts in the Middle East, generally, and Sy...More..

Bill Gates is Buying Land in Arizona to Build a
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Bill Gates is Buying Land in Arizona to Build a "Smart City"

Arizona-based real estate investment group Belmont Partners says the community will incorporate high-speed digital networks, data centers, self-driving cars, and other new technologies into its infrastructu...More..

Hate crimes against Muslims in USA doubled in three years
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hate crimes against Muslims in USA doubled in three years

That figure comes to about 18.2 hate crimes per million Americans, meaning that the rate of hate crimes increased by about 3.8 percent between 2015 and 2016. Crimes based on race, ethnicity or ancestry made up ...More..

Korean FM to visit China to discuss preparations for summit
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Korean FM to visit China to discuss preparations for summit

Tension on the Korean peninsula rose last month as North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump exchanged war-like threats and insults over the North's nuclear and missile development progra...More..

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency

Derivatives industry association ISDA said on Tuesday it has received a question from investors as to whether the Republic of Venezuela is in default due to a late payment of coupons on sovereign bonds. "If any...More..

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

Saudi Arabia and its allies tightened a longstanding blockade of Yemen's land, sea and air borders a week ago in response to a missile fired by the Iran-backed Huthis that was intercepted near Riyadh worldwide...More..

Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed

There is a massive police presence in the area searching for the suspect. The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Ronald Felton. They say Felton was crossing the street to meet someone when a gunman cam...More..

Trump asks Chinese president to help UCLA trio
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Trump asks Chinese president to help UCLA trio

The UCLA team had been in China for a game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai on Saturday, which UCLA won 63-60. "Hopefully, everything is going to work out, and I know they're very grateful because they ...More..

Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial

One female juror was excused last week because of a prearranged vacation. The juror told reporters she and others were in favor of acquittal but she anticipated a hung jury. Last week a juror named Evelyn Arr...More..

Dawood Ibrahim's 3 properties auctioned for Rs 11 cr
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dawood Ibrahim's 3 properties auctioned for Rs 11 cr

The Damarwala property was sold for Rs 3.53 crore while Shabnam fetched a price of Rs 3.52 crore. The Creaky building is not safe for the people living around them SBUT participated in the auction says the spok...More..

Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee confirmed this "sweet news" following Tuesday's update. "We are very happy and proud that #Bengal has been granted GI ( Geographical Ind...More..

J&K: One terrorist killed by security forces in Kulgam encounter
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

J&K: One terrorist killed by security forces in Kulgam encounter

A police spokesman said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Nowbug-Kund village of Kulgam on Tuesday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the are...More..

Chennai engineer dies after alleged stalker sets her, family on fire
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Chennai engineer dies after alleged stalker sets her, family on fire

The victim's mother and sister have also been injured in the incident, as they tried to save the victim and have been hospitalized with severe burns. According to the Newspaper, . "The accused killed the girl...More..

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump skipped the plenary session of a summit of East and Southeast Asian leaders in Manila on Tuesday because of scheduling delays, but he said his marathon trip to the region had bee...More..

'It's about time': Fanshawe students hoping faculty vote will end strike
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

'It's about time': Fanshawe students hoping faculty vote will end strike

Some 12,000 college professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians have been off the job since October 15, leaving about half a million students out of class. "We're a body of 1,000 students", Eckenswiler ...More..

Google Doodle gives Children's Day a miss this year
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Google Doodle gives Children's Day a miss this year

Google's blog post on hole punch wrote: It's a familiar scene with a familiar tool: the gentle rat-tat-tat on the table as you square up a dangerously thick stack of papers, still warm from the printer. The de...More..

Visiting Lebanese patriarch meets Saad al-Hariri in Saudi Arabia
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Visiting Lebanese patriarch meets Saad al-Hariri in Saudi Arabia

France, Germany and the European Union yesterday called for an end to external interference in Lebanon, after the country's prime minister resigned unexpectedly, triggering rumours he was being held against his...More..

How can the crisis on Manus Island be resolved?
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

How can the crisis on Manus Island be resolved?

Manus Island refugees said they were advised on Saturday by officials their eviction deadline would be extended another 24-hours, by which point they would be forcibly removed from the processing camp which had...More..

Sharif's Paper Mills case: Pakistan SC to form new bench
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sharif's Paper Mills case: Pakistan SC to form new bench

While issuing directives to file reference against Ishaq Dar for possessing assets and funds beyond his known sources of income, the bench said in its order, "So is the case against Ishaq Dar, his assets incr...More..

Police identify 4 killed in Detroit-area crash
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Police identify 4 killed in Detroit-area crash

Clair Shores, northeast of Detroit . Police said the young child was buckled into the vehicle seat, and only suffered minor injuries. Police say a 2-year-old child who was buckled in a auto safety seat is ...More..

Narendra Modi Meets PMs of Australia, Vietnam
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Narendra Modi Meets PMs of Australia, Vietnam

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would attend the plenary session in his place, a senior White House official said . The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippin...More..

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

The Philippines and Canada are working together to to bring to justice the Abu Sayyaf bandits who killed their Canadian hostages a year ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, November 14. ...More..