Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest

Rain and snow is expected to continue Thursday , turning to all snow after 10 a.m. Rain is expected to begin in the west late in the day Friday , then spread east and transition to snow, especially over higher terrain, during the night. More..

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Scotland make approach for Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scotland make approach for Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill

It was claimed that Heckingbottom was set to leave Barnsley to join Sunderland by The Sun yesterday, with the 44-year-old offered a huge pay rise by the Black Cats . O'Neill is thought to now earn £500,000 a ye...More..

United Kingdom foreign secretary to meet husband of British woman jailed in Iran
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

United Kingdom foreign secretary to meet husband of British woman jailed in Iran

Zaghari-Ratcliffe was imprisoned by the Iranian authorities in April 2016, accused of spying on Iran . Ratcliffe said he hoped Johnson, who will travel to Iran within the next few weeks, will bring his wife ho...More..

Freedom House: Internet Freedom position of Pakistan at 71
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Freedom House: Internet Freedom position of Pakistan at 71

It focuses on developments that occurred between June 2016 and May 2017, although some more recent events are included as well. They're using paid commentators, trolls, bots and false news sites to influence ci...More..

MUP court ruling a sad day for the internal market
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

MUP court ruling a sad day for the internal market

The new charge would raise the price of the cheapest bottle of red wine (9.4 units of alcohol) to £4.70, while a four-pack of 500ml cans of 4% lager would cost at least £4 and a 70cl bottle of whisky could no...More..

Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Ten less-known facts about Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman lawyer

Her father was a missionary and Sorabji claims that he was a key figure in convincing Bombay University to admit women to their degree programs. She then had to write to the National Indian Association. Sorab...More..

North Korea
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

North Korea "Sentences Trump To Death" For Insulting Kim Jong

The president was accused of "malignantly hurt [ing] the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK" and painting "a black picture of the happy life of the great Korean people". "Every step you take down thi...More..

Korea defector in serious condition from gunshot wounds
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Korea defector in serious condition from gunshot wounds

South Korea's military said he suffered injuries in his internal organs but wasn't in a life-threatening condition. A local police agency, which took custody of the man from the military, said Wednesday it wi...More..

Oz's Most Earthworm-Like Senator Slammed For Fucked Marriage Equality Bill
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oz's Most Earthworm-Like Senator Slammed For Fucked Marriage Equality Bill

A private member's Bill co-sponsored by WA Liberal senator Dean Smith , Labor, Greens and crossbench senators will be introduced into the Senate today in what is expected to be the foundation for changes to th...More..

Key Brexit battle begins as repeal bill is tabled
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Key Brexit battle begins as repeal bill is tabled

This problem is about to be brought into sharp focus as the centrepiece of the government's legislative programme for Brexit , the EU Withdrawal Bill, returns to parliament this week. And Tory backbencher Anna...More..

Russian legislators approve bill targeting foreign media
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Russian legislators approve bill targeting foreign media

Russia's lower house of parliament has unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register worldwide media outlets as foreign agents , days after the U.S. Tolstoy told parliament the amendments ...More..

Collision at Singapore's Joo Koon MRT station leaves 25 injured
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Collision at Singapore's Joo Koon MRT station leaves 25 injured

SMRT Corporation, the operator of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in Singapore , and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) are investigating a train accident today at the Joo Koon station. The densely populated city...More..

Four People Killed in Northern California Shooting
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Four People Killed in Northern California Shooting

The gunman had a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns. The shooter stole the auto of a person who stopped to check on the crash and ran away when confronted with a gun. The head of the area's homeowners as...More..

Hannity Demands Roy Moore Explain 'Inconsistencies' or 'Get Out' of Senate Race
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hannity Demands Roy Moore Explain 'Inconsistencies' or 'Get Out' of Senate Race

FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. "If you watch this program regularly you know I will not ...More..

5.5 magnitude quake hits off South Korea's coast
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

5.5 magnitude quake hits off South Korea's coast

Geological Survey. The Pohang natural disaster is the strongest Korea has experienced since 2016, after the magnitude 5.8 quake in Gyeongju. The tremors were felt all the way in the South Korean capital Seou...More..

Papa John's apologizes for comments made about National Football League players
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Papa John's apologizes for comments made about National Football League players

In a three-tweet mea culpa, the Louisville-based company did a reversal and said it now supports players' right to protest. We also believe, as Americans, we should honor our anthem. Papa John's sought to dist...More..

Zimbabwe army in control, Mugabe 'safe and sound'
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Zimbabwe army in control, Mugabe 'safe and sound'

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe army said once mission accomplished, "situation will return to normalcy". He said: "We wish to assure the nation that his Excellency, the president... The dismissal of Vice President Mnangag...More..

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

According to the lengthy report, published on the Facebook page of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, engagements and fights caused the deaths of at least 376 insurgents, whom it described as "Bengali terrorists",...More..

Nawaz accuses courts of 'double standard' as corruption trial begins
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nawaz accuses courts of 'double standard' as corruption trial begins

Sharif said that he wanted to go to London to visit his ailing wife, Kulsoom Nawaz, who is London for cancer treatment. Maryam also submitted an exemption request saying that she will appear before the court ...More..

Saudi-led coalition wants Yemen weapons checks strengthened before main port reopens
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Saudi-led coalition wants Yemen weapons checks strengthened before main port reopens

It says those ports are in Aden, Mocha and Mukalla. The Saudi-led coalition was not immediately available for comment. Al-Mouallimi said the Saudi-led coalition wants tougher inspections at the port of Ho...More..

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts

In an address at the annual gathering of leaders of the grouping in Manila, the Prime Minister said India was looking forward to a greater role by the East Asia Summit in the region. RCEP is a 16-nation propose...More..

Washington GOP boosts pressure on Alabama party on Moore
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Washington GOP boosts pressure on Alabama party on Moore

Mo Brooks risked his life to defend the accused child molester. "We are shocked and appalled that anyone would stoop to this level to discredit real journalism". Speaking at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church...More..

Texas State University Halts Greek Life After Fraternity Pledge Dies
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Texas State University Halts Greek Life After Fraternity Pledge Dies

San Marcos police are investigating after Matthew Ellis, 20, was found dead at an apartment building off campus. He was found dead by friends after 11 a.m. The Texas State Fraternity switched its Twitter accoun...More..

Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey

The Washington Post reported Monday US time that Mr Sessions has directed senior prosecutors to investigate alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Ru...More..

UCLA basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China are headed home
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

UCLA basketball players suspected of shoplifting in China are headed home

Scott thanked Trump, the White House and the State Department for their assistance in resolving the case. The Washington Post broke the news on Monday that Trump, while on a trip in Asia , personally ask...More..

'Cards Against Humanity' buys land to try to stop border wall
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

'Cards Against Humanity' buys land to try to stop border wall

This time they're looking for $15 with the promise that "six America-saving surprises" will be delivered right to your doorstep. A tweet from the company states, "The government is being run by a toilet". He ...More..

Court hears appeal in Newtown shooting case
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Court hears appeal in Newtown shooting case

James Vogts, lawyer for Remington, says the company is protected by the 2005 Lawful Commerce in Arms Act that shields gun makers from liability in shootings. Lawyers for the defense have noted the gun was lawfu...More..

HC rap leaves Thomas Chandy under mounting pressure
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

HC rap leaves Thomas Chandy under mounting pressure

The court had earlier today dismissed a petition by Mr Chandy, challenging a report by the Alappuzha district collector on alleged encroachments by a company in which he has stake. Leader of Opposition Ramesh C...More..

Congress Declares US Military Support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen War Unauthorized
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Congress Declares US Military Support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen War Unauthorized

While the language of the resolution calls to "increase efforts to adopt all necessary and appropriate measures to prevent civilian casualties and increase humanitarian access", it does not call for an end to...More..

Missed opportunity? The Putin-Trump summit that wasn't
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Missed opportunity? The Putin-Trump summit that wasn't

Believing Vladimir Putin's denials of Russia's election meddling. Yikes. Naturally, President Trump tried to walk back that observation - sort of. "Every time he sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that......More..