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Saudi Arabia To Lift Restriction Banning Women From Sports Stadiums

It's a bold plan for the country's economic reinvention that includes youth empowerment, social organization and increased participation of women in the Saudi labour market and other aspects of life. Princess Reema has also opened the new Studio 5 gym in Jeddah. In a surprise move on Sunday, sports authorities in Saudi Arabia announced that women will be able to attend sporting events in stadium... [Full Article...]

You Can't Go There: Taiwan President Visits US Soil Despite Beijing Disapproval

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen landed in Hawaii on Saturday en route to a visit to Taipei's diplomatic allies in the Pacific despite strong objections to the visit from the authorities in mainland China. China has been working diligently since Tsai's election to drive Taiwan's few formal diplomatic allies away. Taiwan understands the need to spend more on its defence and will continue to inc... [Full Article...]

Abe to support Trump's tough N Korea stance in Tokyo talks

Abe to support Trump's tough N Korea stance in Tokyo talks Duterte will also meet Emperor Akihito under whose reign, the friendship between the two nations "has grown stronger". North Korea will be high on the agenda when leaders of the four nations meet their Southeast Asian counterparts in Manila next month, he said. [Full Article...]

ESPN releases updated top-5 rankings after Week 9 action

Oklahoma , however, has one of the best wins of the season at Ohio State , which may allow the committee to forgive its loss to Iowa State. Contenders: Wisconsin needs to continue to take care of its business, but the two biggest referendums on the schedule are MI and the Big Ten championship. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un pictured in rare outing with his wife

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has temporarily traded missiles for makeup, as pictures emerged of him touring a Pyongyang cosmetics facility with his wife Ri Sol Ju. KCNA described Kim Jong-un as "very pleased" with what he saw there, while the Korea Herald reported that he wanted "cosmetics of good quality with world competitive power", the International Business Times noted . [Full Article...]

British minister investigated after asking aide to buy sex toys

British minister investigated after asking aide to buy sex toys Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the Cabinet Office would be carrying out an investigation into whether the Ministerial Code of Conduct had been breached by the worldwide trade minister. The Mail said Mr Garnier had admitted the claims, saying: "I'm not going to deny it, because I'm not going to be dishonest". She said: "The next day, he said, 'Come on, let's do it.' He took me to Soho and ga... [Full Article...]

Senior Journalist Vinod Verma remanded to three-day police custody

Senior Journalist Vinod Verma remanded to three-day police custody A Chhattisgarh local court in Raipur on Sunday remanded senior journalist Vinod Verma in police custody till October 31. Om Thanvi, former editor of Jansatta, said that targeting journalists is not a good sign and arresting them under criminal charges is an indication that they might be booked for writing against the government.Senior journalist Urmilesh criticised the government and said th... [Full Article...]

Assam Minister mocks tweets by Rahul Gandhi's 'dog'

Assam Minister mocks tweets by Rahul Gandhi's 'dog' Taking a dig at those who ask who was tweeting from his handle, Rahul Gandhi put up a video of his dog Pidi performing a trick. "Look what I can do with a tweet. While we aren't sure if the video would serve the objective, but one thing Gandhi's latest tweet indicates is - the man sure happens to know how to take a joke or two. [Full Article...]

Trump's tax cuts move a step closer

Trump's tax cuts move a step closer Shortly after the vote on Thursday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady , R-Calif., announced that a tax reform bill would be formally introduced on Wednesday, with a markup in his committee slated to begin November 6. Brady said Wednesday he expects a compromise on the tax break would be announced before the text of the legislation is unveiled next week. Currently, taxpayers ... [Full Article...]

Two US Navy SEALs 'investigated over Green Beret strangulation death in Mali'

He was on assignment for counterterrorism and training. No-one has been charged in connection with the death. And while no arrests have been made, the two SEALS were flown out of the country nearly immediately afterward and put on administrative leave, the New York Times reports . [Full Article...]

White House opposed vote on Israel 'annexation' bill

White House opposed vote on Israel 'annexation' bill The global community is widely opposed to settlement construction. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had previously expressed support for the legislation, USA officials told the Jerusalem Post that ihe Trump administration "discourages" further action on the bill, which it sees as an impediment to an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. [Full Article...]

Policeman killed, militants escape during stone pelting

Policeman killed, militants escape during stone pelting As the marching troops came near to the house where the insurgents were hiding, they came under a barrage of fire from the insurgents leading to a policeman from counter insurgency group receiving critical bullet wounds. Locals told Kashmir Life that two among the injured are critical. When firing in the area stopped, no body was recovered during searches at the site. [Full Article...]

APD: 3 people shot at Central Austin party

APD: 3 people shot at Central Austin party Police have a suspect in custody, according to the newspaper. The gunman knew the victims and had been attending the party, according to police detective Lee Knouse. Police said none of the victims injuries appear to be life-threatening at this time. A fourth person was hurt at the scene but refused treatment. In addition to Austin police, city firefighters and state authorities responded to t... [Full Article...]

UP board class 12 exams 2018 to to begin from February 6

UP board class 12 exams 2018 to to begin from February 6 The government has plans to introduce the NCERT pattern in examinations conducted by the UP Board to bring government school students on par with those in the CBSE-affiliated institutions. The Board was set up in the year 1921 at Allahabad and conducted its first examination in 1923. Reportedly, Uttar Pradesh Board Secretary Neena Srivastava said the Class 10 exams would be completed in a record... [Full Article...]

Barzani Announces Withdrawal From Presidential Race

November 1 had originally been slated for both presidential and legislative elections in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq , but these were postponed in the political and military chaos that followed the referendum - which returned a massive "yes" to independence. [Full Article...]

Minor boy dies after being hit by vehicle in UP minister's cavalcade

Minor boy dies after being hit by vehicle in UP minister's cavalcade Rajbhar is from the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), an ally of the BJP in UP. Besides announcing the compensation, the chief minister directed the DGP to submit a detailed report and initiate strict action against those responsible for the incident. [Full Article...]

Aditi Ashok makes cut in Sime Darby LPGA

Aditi Ashok makes cut in Sime Darby LPGA For a woman long known for her putting prowess, Kerr's 36-footer for birdie to win the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia was perhaps one of the most dramatic moments in her spectacular 20-year career. "I knew it was going to be like a five-way playoff", said Kerr, who knew exactly where she stood thanks to the monsterboard adjacent to the 18th green. [Full Article...]

Iran asks United Nations nuclear chief to confirm it still follows deal

The U.S. Congress now has less than 60 days to decide whether to reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran that were lifted under the deal, in exchange for restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities. Amano's day-long visit to Tehran is very important regarding the recent dispute initiated by the US President Donald Trump over the nuclear deal, which came into force a year ago. [Full Article...]

HuntsmanClariant - the deal's off

HuntsmanClariant - the deal's off White Tale, the investment vehicle of hedge fund manager Keith Meister and New York City-based fund 40 North, reportedly increased its Clariant stake to more than 20 percent, earlier this week. Clariant had faced a potential $210 million hit from walking away from the deal, and a $60 million fee if Clariant shareholders failed to approved the transaction. [Full Article...]

Jail Inmate Escapes And No One Notices for almost 2 Days

Jail Inmate Escapes And No One Notices for almost 2 Days Wednesday. When jail staff reviewed the CCTV footage , they discovered he'd left the previous morning. Todd Wayne Boyes, 44, of Caldwell, Ohio, is considered armed and unsafe and police are out actively searching for him. The 44-year-old walked out of South Central Regional Jail in Charleston, W. Va ., on Wednesday. The Department of Military Affairs & Public Safety has since released a s... [Full Article...]


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