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Are you Mujahids or proxies of Pakistan? Army asks militants in J&K

Are you Mujahids or proxies of Pakistan? Army asks militants in J&K In a major setback to terrorism in Kashmir valley, particularly in North Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces on Saturday wiped out a group of six Pakistani cadres of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba in a fierce gunbattle that also claimed life of a Garud Commando of the Indian Air Force at Hajin, in Bandipore district. [Full Article...]

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs, vowing United Nations approach

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs, vowing United Nations approach Iran denies arming the Houthis, who say they locally produced the missile. Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo at Saudi Arabia's request for an extraordinary meeting to discuss alleged "violations" committed by Iran in the region. [Full Article...]

Salvation Army of Cortland to host first annual Thanksgiving basket giveaway

Salvation Army of Cortland to host first annual Thanksgiving basket giveaway Mike Morton of the Brooke and Weirton Salvation Army is seen with one of the many kettles used to collect donations to help local residents in need. Reading Royals mascot Slapshot also got in on the fun. With more volunteers, more money can be raised, Ted Tressler said.Kettle-ringing shifts are typically four hours. The Salvation Army Cortland Center will host its First Annual Thanksgiving Baske... [Full Article...]

College strike continues as faculty members reject latest contract offer

College strike continues as faculty members reject latest contract offer If it is blocked again Friday, the government said it intends to sit through the weekend. As colleges prepare to meet with faculty Monday to sort out the resumption of classes that have been on hiatus since October 16, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union sent a bulletin to members advising them to spend the first 20 minutes talking to students about why they went on strike. [Full Article...]

White House's New Defense Of Trump's Moore Silence: He Supported Strange!

White House's New Defense Of Trump's Moore Silence: He Supported Strange! Trump's reactions fit within his broader political instincts: stay on the attack, always, even in cases where he is vulnerable himself. What do you think about the differences between sexual abuse, harassment, and assault allegations and the differences between Democrats and Republicans? Trump went on television and flatly read an apology for his words, then zealously shifted into offense. [Full Article...]

Laura's Look: More sunshine with less wind Sunday

Laura's Look: More sunshine with less wind Sunday A strong cold front will move across the region this evening with rain and then gusty northwest winds behind the front. For most, this will be rain as temperatures rise well above freezing overnight. Potentially damaging wind gusts late. A south breeze will shift to the west with the frontal passage and this wind will be sustained 20-30mph late with perhaps gusts as high as 50 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologizes to Turkey over reports Erdogan shown as foe

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apologizes to Turkey over reports Erdogan shown as foe NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement about "the incident at NATO's Joint Warfare Centre in Norway ". According to reports, the Norwegian official reportedly created a dummy military chat account and named it "Erdogan", and called "Erdogan" a collaborator. [Full Article...]

SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe

SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe Guinea's president, who is the current head of the African Union (AU), has reiterated his view that the continental body "will never accept the military coup" in Zimbabwe, the AFP news agency quotes him as saying. "I think they are avoiding the consequences that might come with their crimes, these people used to be friends but now they are turning against their own friends". [Full Article...]

Airbus' $49.5 Bln Indigo Deal Eclipses Boeing's $27 Bln Flydubai Contract

Airbus' $49.5 Bln Indigo Deal Eclipses Boeing's $27 Bln Flydubai Contract Airbus said on Wednesday that it would sell 430 airplanes to the USA firm Indigo Partners for $49.5 billion in the European airline's biggest deal ever. The deal will spread the jets out across Frontier Airlines in the U.S., Mexico's Volaris , Wizz Air of Hungary and newcomer JetSmart of Chile. [Full Article...]

Moody's ups India rating

Moody's ups India rating In a significant boost to the Modi government's reform agenda, which has faced flak in recent weeks following a growth slowdown, Moody's Investors Service cited these very measures to upgrade India's sovereign rating a notch and changed the outlook to positive from stable. [Full Article...]

Trump to lift ban on import of elephant trophies from Africa

Trump to lift ban on import of elephant trophies from Africa African elephants are classified as threatened under the Endangered Species Act , but a statement from the US Fish and Wildlife Service said that reversing the ban on trophies was meant to help elephants "by putting much-needed revenue back into conservation", as hunters will pay a large amount of money for the permits. [Full Article...]

Court expected to dissolve Cambodian opposition today

Court expected to dissolve Cambodian opposition today He said 118 opposition party members would also be banned from politics for the next five years, and the verdict could not be appealed. The CNRP dissolution and political bans came after the government arrested CNRP's leader Kem Sokha in early September for plotting the overthrow of the government. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria Russia's decision to veto the resolution provoked an angry reaction from the U.S. envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley. Rycroft said after the veto that Russian Federation has "failed as a supposed supporter of peace in Syria". A Syrian man collects samples from the site of a suspected toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhoun, in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, on April 5, 2017. [Full Article...]

Franken Accuser Says She Was Afraid To Speak Out At The Time

Franken Accuser Says She Was Afraid To Speak Out At The Time MacDonald and Franken then were quoted going back and forth about Mike Wallace, another correspondent, also being one of Rooney's rape victims. "I was a kind of co-host with a lovely woman named Leeann Tweeden , and we'd do comedy routines and we'd introduce music and introduce the cheerleaders", Franken said. [Full Article...]

Escaped psych patient captured in Stockton

Escaped psych patient captured in Stockton Defense attorneys sought to have Saito released in 2000. Maui County police say Saito flew to Maui shortly after he left the hospital, but they don't know where he is now. The state Department of Health operates the hospital, which houses over 300 patients in Kaneohe. Prosecutors said she was chosen at random, shot in the face with a pellet gun, then fatally stabbed. [Full Article...]

Uber drivers the focus of class action suit alleging sexual assault

Uber drivers the focus of class action suit alleging sexual assault The complaint notes how MA had initiated a stricter review of potential Uber drivers . Uber was not immediately available for comment. In fact, they list a number of actionable points they believe the company should take to help improve safety specifically for women riders, as seen in the court document . [Full Article...]

Trump tweets about the wrong mass shooting, gets trolled

Trump tweets about the wrong mass shooting, gets trolled Donald Trump has been accused of copying and pasting condolence messages on Twitter after posting about the wrong gun massacre. Three of those injured are believed to be children. The tweet is nearly identical to a tweet Trump sent earlier this month, after the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. This was last week. [Full Article...]

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea at truce village

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea at truce village The last time a North Korean soldier defected through there was in 2007 and, before that, in 1998. The Joint Security Area in Panmunjom is the only place in 155-mile-long and 2 ½ mile-wide Korean Demilitarized Zone where military-level meetings are held between the UN Command and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says U.S. providing cover for Islamic State in Syria

Russian Federation says U.S. providing cover for Islamic State in Syria It turns out that the images that the account used actually came from a game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron, a connection that was made over and over as more people recognized the similarities with a YouTube clip showcasing the game. [Full Article...]

Being friends with North Korea's Kim is possible

Being friends with North Korea's Kim is possible It's odd, one minute Kim is talking about nuclear war, testing missiles, then he calls Trump "old". North Korean officials "question his erratic behavior, and also his mounting problems here at home, with the investigation being conducted by Robert Mueller", DiMaggio told The Global Politico . [Full Article...]


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