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Pak again violates truce agreement in Poonch

Pak again violates truce agreement in Poonch Pakistan has resorted to cross-border firing and shelling targeting posts and villages along the LoC in Poonch sector for the third consecutive day on Friday, he said. However, Zargar said schools in other areas in the hinterland were open. "The schools have been closed as a precautionary measure as there has been escalation in shelling and firing on the border since Thursday", an official sai... [Full Article...]

Strong quake jolts southwest China; no word on damage

Strong quake jolts southwest China; no word on damage The 6.4 magnitude natural disaster that had a depth of 10 km was largely felt in the China-Indua border region, with the nearest Indian town Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh just about 184 km south of the epicenter. Xinhua, the official news agency in China reported that several homes were damaged due to the quake. The quake struck at a depth of about 10 km. The strong quake was followed by a magnitude... [Full Article...]

Fresno unemployment rate inches up in post-harvest October

The U.S. unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in October to 4.1 percent, while the nation's employers added 261,000 nonfarm payroll jobs. Other services posted the largest decrease over the month, down 1,900 jobs, followed by information, down 1,700 jobs. [Full Article...]

Sessions jokes about Russian meetings in speech to lawyers

Sessions jokes about Russian meetings in speech to lawyers It does not, however, affect internal Justice Department guidance memos to US attorneys, for example. "I was just thinking, you know, I want to ask you, is ambassador Kislyak in the room?" he opened his address. Sessions has testified before multiple committees regarding his contacts with Russian Federation, whose involvement in the 2016 election is being investigated by the House and Senate. [Full Article...]

Female GL Tech student charged with bringing pellet gun to school

Female GL Tech student charged with bringing pellet gun to school Thursday in reference to the alleged threat. "School shooting post that surfaced today has been traced back to Buena Park & @BuenaParkPD will be leading that investigation", Anaheim police said on Twitter. "He didn't realize the ramifications of it, but the message we like to get out is that it's not a joke and we will prosecute pranks like this to the fullest extent of the law". [Full Article...]

Florida Democratic Party leader resigns in wake of scandal

Florida Democratic Party leader resigns in wake of scandal His actions, Democratic staffers and consultants told Politico , included making unwanted invitations to join him on his private jet, making degrading and inappropriate remarks, leering and more. "He must resign", said Gwen Graham, a former congresswoman who's the daughter of former Florida Gov. His resignation comes as the party tries to regain control of the governor's office for the first time... [Full Article...]

Saudi Prince promises Israel billions of dollars to fight Hezbollah

Saudi Prince promises Israel billions of dollars to fight Hezbollah In an unprecedented interview with Saudi-owned news website Elaph , senior Isreali commander Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot said Israel and Saudi Arabia could help counter Iran if they work together. "There are many mutual interests". "We see Iranian attempts to bring about an escalation, but I don't see a high chance for this at the moment", he said, warning that local flare-ups could "l... [Full Article...]

Trump Adds Five People to List of Potential Supreme Court Picks

Trump Adds Five People to List of Potential Supreme Court Picks Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch gave a nod to the late Antonin Scalia during a speech Thursday night, crediting the jurist for bringing originalist and textualism to the High Court, according to reports. "These men and women have spent years in the trenches of state and federal government fighting for the Constitution and the rule of law", said Carrie Severino, the chief counsel and policy di... [Full Article...]

UK to repay 400 million pound debt to Iran

UK to repay 400 million pound debt to Iran Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets with Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe who is detained in Iran, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, Britain, November 15, 2017. The amount was reportedly transferred to a bank account controlled by the High Court in 2002, but has not been given to Iran. Dr Rowan told Premier: "I think what's going to help most ... [Full Article...]

Man charged in connection to murder of Joliet bartender

Man charged in connection to murder of Joliet bartender According to Kankakee County State's Attorney Jim Rowe, Kearns' boyfriend, Jeremy Boshears, 32, is being charged with concealing her murder. Authorities said they met at Woody's around four weeks ago, and began dating a few weeks later. "Detectives believe that there is no threat to the community and that Kaitlyn was the intended target of this homicide", the sheriff's office said in a written s... [Full Article...]

3 brothers find a South Plains forever family on National Adoption Day

3 brothers find a South Plains forever family on National Adoption Day Jordan said most of the children waiting to be adopted in Clermont County are older than 12. But of that growing group, there are two women that rank among the top because of their dedication to children both in their home but at work as well; Deputy Sheriff (Ret.) Gina Barker-Foster and wife, Lieutenant Dana Foster of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. [Full Article...]

Flames Leap From Massive Apartment Blaze in NYC

Flames Leap From Massive Apartment Blaze in NYC The fire broke out at about 3 p.m. on Broadway and West 144th Street in Hamilton Heights. As of press time, FDNY was still working to put the blaze out. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advises avoiding smoke exposure from structural fires by closing windows while indoors and reducing outdoor activity where smoke is present. [Full Article...]

Virgin Hyperloop One signs MoU with Government of Maharashtra for preliminary study

Virgin Hyperloop One signs MoU with Government of Maharashtra for preliminary study In addition, it has the potential to streamline airport connectivity, such as connecting Pune's new Purandar Airport to the city center or Navi Mumbai International Airport to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. India makes sense as a Hyperloop location because it has a large population, a growing economy, and overtaxed transportation infrastructure. "A Hyperloop line is built on colu... [Full Article...]

United States military investigated 6172 cases of sexual assault previous year

United States military investigated 6172 cases of sexual assault previous year Reports at Naval installations were up almost 16 percent. While Fort Campbell's number increase dramatically between 2013 and 2016, the number of reported sexual assaults dropped at Fort Knox. Air Force Academy in Colorado, with 44 reports. Those allegations had previously been reported only in aggregate totals. That's up from 15 percent or fewer prior to 2014. [Full Article...]

Macron invites Hariri, family to France

Macron invites Hariri, family to France Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said Hariri and his family will arrive on Saturday in France, "where he will rest for few days" before returning to Beirut to make "a decision regarding the resignation". Before Macron was President, France maintained close political and economic ties to Saudi Arabia. His resignation while overseas, alleging a plot against his life and railing against Iran and Hez... [Full Article...]

Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal

Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal Gillibrand also expressed her disappointment over the news that Senator Al Franken was accused of and apologized for groping and kissing a radio host without her consent. He also took a swipe at Gillibrand for turning against her former political allies. "Yes, I think that is the appropriate response", Gillibrand said when asked by The New York Times whether Clinton should have resigned as... [Full Article...]

Ohio State suspends fraternity activities amid probes

Ohio State suspends fraternity activities amid probes The suspension does not apply to the 17 campus sororities that make up Ohio State's Panhellenic Association, Isaacs said , none of which have been under investigation this semester. Other universities have issued sweeping bans on Greek life, but they have come after a pledge has died in a drinking-related incident. Pennsylvania State , Louisiana State , Florida State and Texas State univer... [Full Article...]

White House: Difference between Franken, Trump allegations is Franken 'admitted wrongdoing'

White House: Difference between Franken, Trump allegations is Franken 'admitted wrongdoing' Al Franken are worthy of an investigation but those against Trump aren't. What's the difference between the two men, the press wondered. Sanders pushed back, saying the allegations against the president were addressed during the campaign, adding that the "American people spoke very loud and clear when they elected this president". [Full Article...]

Ohio Supreme Court justice describes sexual history in controversial Facebook post

Ohio Supreme Court justice describes sexual history in controversial Facebook post The post initially gave identifying details about women O'Neill had slept with, one of whom "he made passionate love [with] in the hayloft of her parent's barn". Al Franken and Senate candidate Roy Moore, have been about sexual misconduct, from harassment to assault. Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, a Republican who is also in the governor's race, tweeted that the Facebook post was "ill-... [Full Article...]

Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus

Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus A crude drawing in the sky above northern Washington was the work of a Navy air crew, their base has admitted. The phallic outline over Okanogan County in the western U.S. The incident came to the attention of local media after Okanogan County residents sent in pictures, including one mother who said she was upset because she had to explain to their young child what the drawing represented. [Full Article...]


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