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Boots, Jackets, Umbrellas Required: Possibly Dangerous Wind Expected This Weekend

Boots, Jackets, Umbrellas Required: Possibly Dangerous Wind Expected This Weekend Timing... Strongest winds will occur between midnight and 8am tonight into Sunday morning. Winds gusting up to 25 miles per hour. A couple inches of snow are possible. Thanksgiving Day is expected to be mostly sunny with a high of about 45. Warm south winds and more sunshine should help raise temperatures to a high near 74 on Tuesday, forecasters said. [Full Article...]

Gunfight erupts in Hajin village in northern Kashmir

Gunfight erupts in Hajin village in northern Kashmir A senior police official said that the killed militants include Lashkar commanders Zargam and Mehmood. Some police officers said that this is one of a big setback for the terrorists as the same area had witnessed a series of attacks on security forces by terrorists. [Full Article...]

Manohar Lal Khattar congratulates Manushi Chhillar on winning 'Miss World 2017'

Manohar Lal Khattar congratulates Manushi Chhillar on winning 'Miss World 2017' Winning hearts all across the globe, India's Manushi Chhillar was crowned as Miss World 2017 on November 18. Miss World 2016 victor Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle gave away the coveted crown to the victor. She said a mother deserves it most. Congratulations @ManushiChhillar yipeeeee about time! super proud! There were total 121 participates all over the world and Manushi won the title. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway: Trump Reacted to Franken But Not 'Old' Roy Moore Story

Kellyanne Conway: Trump Reacted to Franken But Not 'Old' Roy Moore Story Smith pointed out that Menendez "was not tried for sexual assault" and that those are "two different things we're talking about". Mr Franken has apologised and said he does not remember that second incident in the same way, but he now faces a Senate ethics investigation that could see him fined, stripped of committee posts or even expelled. [Full Article...]

White nationalist loses 'verified' status on Twitter

White nationalist loses 'verified' status on Twitter The microblogging social media platform Twitter has stripped many far-right accounts of the " verified badge" following a change to its policy. The social network announced new guidelines for verified accounts that can see users lose their status if they harass or threaten people based on race, sexual orientation or religious belief. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Lifts Ban On African Elephant Trophies

Trump Administration Lifts Ban On African Elephant Trophies Since 2005, Zimbabwe's elephant population has dropped 10 percent, while Zambia saw an 11 percent decline over the last decade, according to National Geographic , citing the 2016 report. Under the Obama administration, the FWS decided in 2015 that importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe would "not enhance the survival of the species". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal The United States put to a resolution to vote to renew the JIM with the same mandate for an additional year on October 24, two days before the release of the JIM's final report. A joint report from the United Nations and worldwide chemical weapons inspectors last month determined the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the attack. [Full Article...]

Ontario College Strike Continues, Fanshawe and Conestoga Provide Updates to Students

Ontario College Strike Continues, Fanshawe and Conestoga Provide Updates to Students Some 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians haven't been at work since October 15, leaving hundreds of thousands of students out of class. If the deal had been accepted, it was expected that students and staff would have been back to classes either Tuesday or Wednesday. "I would say that both parties share the failure, and it is a failure", she said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water

Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water In 2013, after Rubio's moment, Trump tweeted that Rubio was "being crucified by the media for drinking water during speech!" Colbert also pointed out that Trump mocked Sen. "It's Rubio!" Trump declared as he held the bottle in the air. "America's renewed confidence and standing in the world has never been stronger than it is right now", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore trails in poll by Senate GOP campaign arm

Roy Moore trails in poll by Senate GOP campaign arm Desperate Republicans, meanwhile, were scrambling to find a way to dump Moore - who is trailing Democrat Doug Jones by 12 points in a new poll. President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. [Full Article...]

Minimum alcohol pricing ruled legal by United Kingdom supreme court

Minimum alcohol pricing ruled legal by United Kingdom supreme court Ministers said the 50p-per-unit minimum would help tackle Scotland's "unhealthy relationship with drink". "The Supreme Court has supported the decisions of the Lord Ordinary and the First Division of the Court of Session that, on an objective examination of the material before them, the proposed system of minimum pricing is proportionate as required by European Union law", she said. [Full Article...]

Iran Halts Post-Quake Rescue Missions… Survivors Suffer

Iran Halts Post-Quake Rescue Missions… Survivors Suffer Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, offered his condolences and urged rescuers and government agencies to do all they can to help those affected by the quake. Groups clustered around bonfires trying to warm themselves. Women's cries filled the night air, but it was too early to sleep. Parks had become encampments dotted with multicolored tents as soldiers patrolled to deter looting and ... [Full Article...]

Lebanon Says Saudi Arabia Holding Hariri Hostage

Lebanon Says Saudi Arabia Holding Hariri Hostage France's foreign minister is expected in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to meet with Hariri and Saudi officials. In his sharply worded resignation from Saudi Arabia, Hariri, 47, accused Saudi Arabia's arch-rival Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of destabilising his country and the broader region. [Full Article...]

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire This weekend, a devastating quake rocked parts of Iran and Iraq. The Israeli premier also accused Tehran of planning to have a military presence in war-torn Syria. The agreement last Wednesday between Jordan, the United States and Russian Federation seeks to build on a July 7 truce covering a south-western triangle of Syria bordering Israel and Jordan. [Full Article...]

5.4 magnitude quake hits South Korea, tremors felt 300-km from epicentre

5.4 magnitude quake hits South Korea, tremors felt 300-km from epicentre Analysts were monitoring "unusual seismic activity" in North Korea, the head of the nuclear test monitoring agency CTBTO said. The tremors were felt in the South Korean capital, Seoul, some 270km from Pohang, Yonhap said.The quake was recorded at a depth of 10km, USGS said, however, noting only one natural disaster in the area with a 5.4 magnitude. [Full Article...]

Gift boxes from Lynden church go to world's needy children

Gift boxes from Lynden church go to world's needy children The Samaritan's Purse website (www.samaritanpurse.org) has all of the information regarding how to pack a shoebox, shipping and tracking information. "What a joy to be a part of something bigger than ourselves like Operation Christmas Child ". "The little ones, if they got a stuffed animal or a doll, they hung on really tight", she added. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation uses fake photos to accuse United States of supporting ISIS

Russian Federation uses fake photos to accuse United States of supporting ISIS Earlier on Tuesday, the ministry posted a statement on its Facebook page saying the US air force had tried to hinder Russian strikes on Islamic State militants, accompanied by satellite photographs it said showed a vehicle convoy of Islamic State militants leaving the Syrian town of Albu Kamal on November 9 2017. [Full Article...]

Wait over for same sex marriage survey result

Wait over for same sex marriage survey result However, even with the "Yes" vote getting up, the survey result is non-binding on the Australian Government to legalise same-sex marriage. Tiernan Brady, the director of Australian Marriage Equality , told HuffPost Australia the religious freedoms argument run counter-intuitive to the idea of having a vote for marriage equality. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for closer Vietnam ties

Trump calls for closer Vietnam ties His letter comes after the Pentagon claimed North Korea's nuclear arsenal could only be eliminated with a ground invasion. USA president Donald Trump has insisted that by calling him old, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had insulted him, adding that he would never stoop to the same level by calling Kim "short and fat". [Full Article...]

United States hate crimes rose during fierce 2016 election, Federal Bureau of Investigation stats show

United States hate crimes rose during fierce 2016 election, Federal Bureau of Investigation stats show The number of participating agencies also varies from year to year, so simple year-by-year comparisons are cautioned against. Six police departments reported a hate crime in 2016, including Atlanta, Conyers, the University of Georgia, along with Cobb, Fulton and Gwinnett County police. [Full Article...]


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