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Hundreds of sex assaults reported at San Diego military bases previous year Hundreds of sex assaults reported at San Diego military bases previous year
- November 20, 2017

Sexual assault rates in the USA military haven't changed much in the last two years, according to newly released data from the Pentagon . "Sexual assault is fratricide in our formations, plain and simple". But Camp Lejeune still sees the most reports each year, from 151 in 2012-13 to 169 in 2015-16. "One of the features of the department's reporting program is that service members can report allegations of sexual assault at any time and at any place", said Dr. (more...)
Trump hits Clinton as 'biggest loser;' Clinton questions legitimacy of election Trump hits Clinton as 'biggest loser;' Clinton questions legitimacy of election
- November 20, 2017

President Donald Trump took his criticism of Hillary Clinton to new heights on Saturday after she once again questioned the legitimacy of the 2016 election . In the second presidential debate, Trump admitted to bragging on the tape about kissing and groping women, but said he never actually done any of those things. (more...)
Israel ready to cooperate with S Arabia to face Iran: Defence chief Israel ready to cooperate with S Arabia to face Iran: Defence chief
- November 20, 2017

Top US officials, including US President Donald Trump, have also blamed Iran for the Houthis' attack, with Envoy to the UN Nikky Haley calling for Tehran to be held accountable for a ballistic missile launched by Yemeni rebels targeting Saudi Arabia in July 2017, as it was allegedly an‎ Iranian Qiam. (more...)
Clinton jokes she's resigning from the 'Fox News presidency'
- November 19, 2017

While speaking about the peace process in Northern Ireland during her husband's first term, Hillary bragged that Bill Clinton didn't tweet about challenges facing his presidency. In an interview on Friday Clinton had said she wanted Trump to take resposibility for the sexual assault allegations against him. "DO SOMETHING!" the president exclaimed last month. (more...)
Hice: One step closer to tax reform, relief Hice: One step closer to tax reform, relief
- November 19, 2017

His office's projections for a family of four in Genesee County with the average family household income, average home value, an estimated mortgage interest of 4 percent would save an average of $1,637.50 annually under the plan. President Trump reacted with a Twitter message that congratulated the House, and cited "a big step toward fulfilling our promise to deliver historic TAX CUTs for the American people by the end of the year!" Following the House's 227-205 vote Thursday to pass its ... (more...)
GOP Congressman Calls for Ban on Elephant Hunts GOP Congressman Calls for Ban on Elephant Hunts
- November 19, 2017

The African bush elephant is now listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but a provision of the law allows for the import of trophies if it can be proved that hunting the animals contributes to conservation efforts. Where 5 million of the giant pachyderms once roamed African savannahs, there are now just 400,000. Wayne Pacelle, the CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, said on Twitter that he was grateful that Trump was reviewing the decision to lift the trophy ... (more...)
Trump criticizes Franken, remains silent on Roy Moore Trump criticizes Franken, remains silent on Roy Moore
- November 19, 2017

Leeann Tweeden , now a Los Angeles radio host, on Thursday accused Franken of forcibly kissing and groping her during a 2006 United Services Organizations tour. Since then, numerous women have accused Moore of misconduct and assault, mostly when they were teenagers. Sanders also refused to say whether Trump was pulling his endorsement of the candidate. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Wind Advisory in effect today NBC5 Forecast: Wind Advisory in effect today
- November 19, 2017

Temperatures are cold this morning but will be close to your seasonable norm this afternoon as we top out near 70 under sunny skies. A Level 2 Wind Alert remains in effect through the evening so be away of possible wind gusts between 50 miles per hour and 60 miles per hour. (more...)
Moody's ratings and Modi's expectations are finally on the same page Moody's ratings and Modi's expectations are finally on the same page
- November 19, 2017

Tyagi also said the rating upgrade to Baa2 would further boost investments including foreign inflows. NEW DELHI :The rupee strengthened 64 paise to 64.68 against dollar in early trade on Friday after global rating agency Moody's Investors Service upgraded India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed the outlook to stable from positive. (more...)
Couple accidentally shot at church while discussing gun safety Couple accidentally shot at church while discussing gun safety
- November 18, 2017

As they talked about the November 5 massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas , someone reportedly asked if anyone in the group brings a gun to church. In today's "What Would Jesus Do" news, a Tennessee man shot himself in church while trying to advocate for his right to bring guns to church. (more...)
A defector's parasites and diet expose North Korea's malnourished world A defector's parasites and diet expose North Korea's malnourished world
- November 18, 2017

The report said that throughout this year, there had been continued movement of parts and components into and out of two parts yards adjacent to the construction halls in the centre of the shipyard. Yonhap, citing unidentified diplomats in Beijing, said there was a good chance that Mr Song would meet Mr Kim tomorrow. A further 4-5 percent of North Korea's 24 million people serve on active military duty, and another 30 percent are assigned to a reserve or paramilitary unit, according to the US ... (more...)
Pakistan Recruiting Kashmir Youth For Militancy Using Social Media Pakistan Recruiting Kashmir Youth For Militancy Using Social Media
- November 17, 2017

Three terrorists have been arrested in an anti-militancy operation, said Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Munir Khan on Thursday. "A militant and an army man were killed on the first day of the operation". Three militants, Atta Mohammad Malik, Shams-ul-Wiqar and Bilal Sheikh, have been captured alive. He said the new "surrender policy would offer 'rehabilitation of the militants who shun the path of violence and join mainstream"'. (more...)
Texas sheriff threatens charge for anti-Trump decal Texas sheriff threatens charge for anti-Trump decal
- November 17, 2017

Nehls, a Republican reportedly considering a run for Congress, claimed that county prosecutors were willing to push the disorderly conduct charges, but District Attorney John Healey says not so. California , which overturned a man's conviction who had been charged with disturbing the peace for wearing a jacket that proclaimed the message "f*ck the draft" in a public courthouse. (more...)
Russian Federation vetoes extension of Syria gas attacks probe Russian Federation vetoes extension of Syria gas attacks probe
- November 17, 2017

It means that the JIM's mandate expires at midnight Thursday, rather than be extended for another year. The President affirmed that Syria has adopted the right policies in the face of those followed by some regional and Western countries that have sought to achieve their interests through spreading chaos in and disrupting the stability of an important and sensitive region like the Middle East without considering the disastrous results that may ensue from that. (more...)
Lebanon's Hariri Will Travel to France Lebanon's Hariri Will Travel to France
- November 17, 2017

Jubeir said Hezbollah, which he described as a subsidiary of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, must disarm and become a political party for Lebanon to stabilise. Hariri supported the group and provided it with political cover while it supported Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his forces in the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, but because Hariri has stepped down, the group now fears that they will face strict sanctions from the US government. (more...)
U.S. varsity players released by China apologize for shoplifting, thank Trump U.S. varsity players released by China apologize for shoplifting, thank Trump
- November 16, 2017

Three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting admitted on Wednesday that they stole items from three stores, and they thanked U.S. President Trump is hearing crickets from a trio of UCLA basketball players, despite his successful full-court press to get China to drop shoplifting charges against them. (more...)
Qualcomm's board unanimously votes down Broadcom buyout offer Qualcomm's board unanimously votes down Broadcom buyout offer
- November 16, 2017

Qualcomm's board of directors has unanimously voted to reject an acquisition offer from rival chipmaker Broadcom. Broadcom offered $60 for every outstanding share of Qualcomm, plus an additional $10 in Broadcom stock. "We are well-advised and know what our options are, and we have not eliminated any of those options", Broadcom Chief Executive Hock Tan told Reuters last week . (more...)
Loftus-Cheek picks up injury in England game Loftus-Cheek picks up injury in England game
- November 16, 2017

Southgate admitted before the game at Wembley on Tuesday night that he would have to keep an eye on the 21-year-old after his efforts four days earlier and revealed after the match that Loftus-Cheek's body needs to adapt to playing more regularly. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen's air and seaports within next 24 hours Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen's air and seaports within next 24 hours
- November 15, 2017

Without Sanaa airport and Hudaydah and Saleef seaports fully functioning and receiving cargo, the dire humanitarian situation will deteriorate further. Saudi Arabia is backing supporters of ousted President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi against rebels called the Houthis, who are backed by Iran and allied with militants supporting former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (more...)
PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit
- November 15, 2017

Ms Ardern will meet Rodrigo Duterte later this evening after the East Asia Summit finishes in Manila. Duterte, 72, emerged from one of the bilateral meetings late Monday and told reporters he was "a bit" exhausted from day-long engagements. (more...)
Fierce encounter with terrorists on in J&K's Kulgam and Pulwama districts Fierce encounter with terrorists on in J&K's Kulgam and Pulwama districts
- November 15, 2017

Officials said that troops of Rashtriya Rifles along with Special Operation Group were patrolling Zachaldara area when militants fired on the forces. Officials said the militants could be foreigners. "A hideout was busted and blankets were seized from the spot", said the police. A Railway official said that rail service was suspended due to security reasons in North Kashmir where two local militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were killed in an encounter with government forces on Monday ... (more...)
Series of California shootings kill 5, wound child at school
- November 15, 2017

Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told San Francisco news network KCRA that the shooter was killed by police. It is not yet clear if any pupils are among the dead. He wrote: "My mom just called me, there was a shooting at my little brother's school, 2 kids have been shot, parents are dead, my mother saw this and was in the middle of it". (more...)
North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS North Korean soldier defects to the South at Joint Security Area: JCS
- November 15, 2017

Soldiers from the North have occasionally defected to South Korea across the border but it is rare for a North Korean soldier to defect via the Joint Security Area, where border guards of the rival Koreas stand facing each other just metres apart, and be shot by fellow North Korean soldiers. (more...)
A special counsel to investigate Clintons?
- November 15, 2017

Sessions, an early and leading supporter of Trump, was forced to recuse himself from oversight of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign after he gave misleading statements about his own interactions. Sessions asked with a slight smirk. Pressed on whether he has recused himself from any investigation of Clinton, Sessions declined to comment, citing department policy that he said keeps him from confirming or denying the existence of any such investigation. (more...)
Chance of rain on Tuesday Chance of rain on Tuesday
- November 14, 2017

Temperatures will decrease slightly Tuesday afternoon with a high in the upper 40s and a low in the low 30s with some cloudy skies. Nothing significant expected, with a high temperature near 40 degrees. Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy. Wednesday night's low will be 37, according to the weather service. The weather pattern overall is cold and it does appear that we will have several chances for precipitation between now and the end of the month. (more...)
Protesters tag Trump, Duterte as 'fascists'
- November 13, 2017

Trump and Duterte shook hands during a dinner in Manila for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, according to White House pool reports. In a speech in Vietnam, Trump said he could no longer tolerate chronic trade abuses and would insist on fair and equal policies . Trump is in Vietnam for a state visit and to attend meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group. (more...)
Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iraq-Iran Border Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Iraq-Iran Border
- November 13, 2017

The quake struck in northeast Iraq - near the border with Iran. Iraq's Meteorological Organization issued a warning on state TV urging people to stay away from buildings and to avoid from using elevators, CNN reported. A magnitude 6.6 devastated the historic city of Bam in 2003, killing about 26,000 people. A Rudaw TV news anchor interviewed a guest in the Kurdish city of Sulaimani in northeastern Iraq when the studio was hit by the quake. (more...)
Donald Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un Donald Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un
- November 13, 2017

In a stunning admission, Lt Gen Jouas said the USA could face problems in getting reinforcements or new supplies to the Korean Peninsula, adding troops "may well find their bases subject to attack by conventional or chemical weapons , which will further delay their entry into the war". (more...)
At least 11 dead after boat capsizes in south India At least 11 dead after boat capsizes in south India
- November 13, 2017

Alerted government immediately pressed disaster management forces in to service to rescue people struck in the water. Three bodies were recovered from the river while search was on for others. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has expressed his condolences to the bereaved family. "Rescue operations are on to know the whereabouts of missing persons", deputy chief minister N Chinna Rajappa, who holds home portfolio, told reporters late evening. (more...)
Veterans Day tradition continues in Charleston Veterans Day tradition continues in Charleston
- November 12, 2017

Saturday. The parade will travel along Capitol Mall between Third and Ninth streets. The event will begin with a naturalization ceremony where U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez will administer the citizenship oath to 11 active duty service members and their spouses. (more...)
United States warships cause fresh tension in Korea Peninsula United States warships cause fresh tension in Korea Peninsula
- November 12, 2017

South Korean naval vessels will participate in the drill in waters off the east coast, the South's joint chiefs of staff said in a statement. Three U.S. From the end of May to the beginning of June, the US Navy sent two aircraft carriers - the USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Carl Vinson - to the waters around the Korean Peninsula to conduct joint exercises. (more...)
NRSC ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore NRSC ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore
- November 11, 2017

Andy Harris , a Baltimore County Republican, should withdraw his endorsement of Moore, the subject of allegations he initiated relationships with minors in the 1970s and 1980s. "If these allegations are true, he must step aside", McConnell said in a statement. "Innocent until proven guilty is for criminal convictions, not elections". (more...)
Toulouse vehicle 'attack': Three injured as auto hits students Toulouse vehicle 'attack': Three injured as auto hits students
- November 11, 2017

The BFM news channel said the man was known to police for previous non-terror crimes and officers were checking reports he suffered from major psychological problems, AFP reported . Three people are injured after a auto plowed into a crowd of people near a school in southwestern France. The Toulouse region's daily newspaper, LaDepeche, said the three students were in Blagnac for a French-Chinese program at a private business school. (more...)
Pakistan Government to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife to Meet Him Pakistan Government to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife to Meet Him
- November 11, 2017

In a sudden move, Pakistan on Friday announced said that it will allow Indian national Kulbhudhan Jadhav to meet his wife on humanitarian grounds , according to several media reports. Pakistan claims to own caught Jadhav from Balochistan province on three March 2016, when he reportedly entered from Islamic Republic of Iran. To this end, India's written response was submitted to registrar Philippe Couvreur of the ICJ. (more...)
High Court adjourns plea on appointment of judges High Court adjourns plea on appointment of judges
- November 11, 2017

Bhushan dared the bench to issue a contempt notice to him and said the hearing can not be conducted in this manner without allowing him to speak. According to it, the No. Referring to another prayer by petitioner-in-person R.P. Luthra, the bench on Wednesday said: "Having considered the entire facts and circumstances of the case and further taking note of the relief clause, we have no iota of doubt that the petitioner had sought primarily for mitigation of an individual grievance which the ... (more...)
Melania and Donald Trump appear to not hold hands in China Melania and Donald Trump appear to not hold hands in China
- November 11, 2017

The first lady, clad in designer duds and big sunglasses, said, "This is handsome". First lady Melania Trump and Peng Liyuan , wife of China's president, Xi Jinping , arrive at a state dinner in honor of President Trump at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9. (more...)
Veterans honored at Richfield Springs Central School Veterans honored at Richfield Springs Central School
- November 11, 2017

Zavalla ISD: Veterans Day program will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday in the school cafeteria. Pineywoods Community Academy: Dr. Sarah Strinden Elementary will have a program Friday at noon to honor veterans. Sugar Valley native and Air Force veteran Sgt. Kent Vonada will be the keynote speaker. It is held on Veterans Day, and free hot dogs are offered to veterans and troops. (more...)
Why The Texas Church Shooting Suspect Was Able To Buy A Gun Why The Texas Church Shooting Suspect Was Able To Buy A Gun
- November 10, 2017

According to the report, he was "attempting to carry out death threats" against "his military chain of command". "An investigation is now underway, and the Air Force is taking it very seriously, said the source". He reportedly beat his wife during the incident and badly fractured his stepson's skull. "The Air Force has also requested that the Department of Defense Inspector General review records and procedures across the Department of Defense". (more...)
Huge IT Raids on Jaya, Sasi & Dinakaran properties Huge IT Raids on Jaya, Sasi & Dinakaran properties
- November 10, 2017

However, the channel is now controlled by former party general secretary VK Sasikala's family members. Chennai: Earlier this morning, Jaya TV Headquarters were raided by Taxmen, who were looking for documents and files that could be related to Taxes , since there have been doubts about Tax Evasion from some sources. (more...)
PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina launch passenger train between Kolkata and Bangladesh PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina launch passenger train between Kolkata and Bangladesh
- November 10, 2017

The global rail Ppassenger terminus at Chitpur in Kolkata will make it possible for Indian passengers traveling to Dhaka or Khulna in Bangladesh by Maitree Express or the newly launched Bandhan Express to get immigration clearance before boarding the trains. (more...)
US Navy to run rare 3-carrier military exercise in Pacific US Navy to run rare 3-carrier military exercise in Pacific
- November 10, 2017

Pacific Fleet's unique ability and ironclad commitment to the continued security and stability of the region". The last time such drills were held was during the Valiant Shield exercises in 2006 and 2007, which took place off the coast of the US territory of Guam, which hosts two USA military bases, and aimed to develop the ability for the three strike groups to quickly work together should it become necessary. (more...)
Barack Obama arrives for $24.70 a day jury service Barack Obama arrives for $24.70 a day jury service
- November 09, 2017

He shook hands with other potential jurors in the assembly room and signed copies of his books people had taken to court with them. "No one is excused", Evans said after Obama's departure. Obama's predecessor in the White House, George W. Bush, responded to a jury summons in 2015. He is not the first former US President to be considered for jury service. (more...)
Rahul unable to see the reality, says Rajnath Rahul unable to see the reality, says Rajnath
- November 09, 2017

A group of BJP workers shouted slogans in Modis support as Gandhi was due to arrive to meet textiles traders to hear their grievances related to the Goods and Services Tax (GST). "You press (media) people were asking us, why we are not allowing GST to be implemented, because we wanted to save Surat and the country", he said. (more...)
This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia
- November 09, 2017

The race was marred by Marshall's constant stream of petulant trans-phobia and general asshattery, including frequently misgendering Roem and depicting her as a bathroom predator , but Roem rose above his bottom-dwelling commentary-and trounced him on election day. (more...)
Masood Azhar's nephew among 3 JeM terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter Masood Azhar's nephew among 3 JeM terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter
- November 08, 2017

Kashmir IG Khan said police would launch a thorough investigation to ascertain how such a weapon reached the hands of militants. Hassan Shah, the JeM spokesman, identified other militants as Muhammad Bhai, and Waseem, a resident of Drubgam in Pulwama . (more...)
U.S. sets end for temporary residency program for Nicaraguans U.S. sets end for temporary residency program for Nicaraguans
- November 08, 2017

Hondurans and Nicaraguans were given the protected status in response to Hurricane Mitch in 1998. "They are the fabric of our communities, and our economies and our industries", said Maria Rodriguez of the Florida Immigrant Coalition. Local advocate Francisco Portillo, president of the Honduran group Francisco Morazán, said immigration organizations will keep fighting to win legalization for Honduran TPS holders. (more...)
Former Trump campaign official, Manafort, to remain under house arrest Former Trump campaign official, Manafort, to remain under house arrest
- November 07, 2017

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Monday that she is prepared to modify the conditions of Manafort and Gates' release - but indicated she does not yet have the information she needs to approve a new bail package. Those amounts reflect money the men would have to forfeit if they failed to return to court as required. The decision is expected to be reached prior to Manafort and Gates' next court appearance in December where a trial date will be determined. (more...)
Florida State University bans Greek life after student death Florida State University bans Greek life after student death
- November 07, 2017

During the suspension, fraternity and sorority chapters at FSU will not be allowed to hold new member events, meetings, tailgates, or events such as socials or retreats. Greek Life at Florida State University has been indefinitely suspended after a freshman pledge died and another fraternity member faces cocaine charges. (more...)
North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks' North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks'
- November 07, 2017

The US administration is considering putting North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism amid growing demands from several US senators, who had mandated a congressional deadline for the State Department to take a decision. (more...)
Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees
- November 07, 2017

He said the USA refugee resettlement deal, which will take up to 1250 people, was the priority. "We thank New Zealand for making an offer, we are not taking it up at this time", he said, reports the ABC . "We, of course, do not have the circumstances that Australia is operating under, we can also not ignore the human face of what Australia is dealing with as well". (more...)