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Another Liberal Senator backs alternative same sex marriage bill

Another Liberal Senator backs alternative same sex marriage bill A majority yes vote will see a private members' bill be introduced in parliament to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia , Malcolm Turnbull said in October . Nearly 62 percent of the 12.7 million people who participated in the two-month postal survey voted in favour of allowing gay marriage, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced at a press conference in Canberra. [Full Article...]

At Least Three Dead, Students Wounded After Shooting At California School

About 100 law enforcement officials responded to "multiple scenes, I can think of at least five scenes", after the shooting, he said. Authorities have recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns after the shootings in the rural subdivision described on its website as a "quiet private country community" where "the people are friendly and the pace is relaxed". [Full Article...]

Alex Azar unveiled as Trump's pick for health secretary

Alex Azar unveiled as Trump's pick for health secretary If he's confirmed, Azar would replace Dr. Tom Price, who resigned from HHS in September after a Politico investigation found that he had taken private charter aircraft on work-related trips at times when cheaper commercial flights were available. [Full Article...]

George Takei Calls BS on '81 Sexual Assault Claim

George Takei Calls BS on '81 Sexual Assault Claim Dreyfuss, meanwhile, told the NY magazine blog Vulture he flirted and even kissed Los Angeles writer Jessica Teich over several years but thought it was a "consensual seduction ritual". George Takeiis accused of sexual assaulting a male model in the '80s. Brunton claimed he asked Takei what he was doing. Takei can be heard laughing awkwardly. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation data shows hate crimes appeared to drop in Wisconsin

Federal Bureau of Investigation data shows hate crimes appeared to drop in Wisconsin The report - which is based on 2016 data voluntarily submitted by about 15,000 law agencies - shows a five percent increase in hate crimes from 2015 and a 10 percent increase from 2014, Reuters reports. Black people were the targets of hate crimes in half of all racial cases, while white people were the targets about 20 percent of the time. However, no link has been proven between the election a... [Full Article...]

Syrian drone intercepted after approaching Israeli airspace

Syrian drone intercepted after approaching Israeli airspace If it hadn't been for the Russian air support, the Iranian militias wouldn't have expanded and wouldn't have survived defeat. The U.S. official, speaking to reporters at a briefing in Danang, Vietnam, said Russian Federation and the U.S. It thought that the civil war served its interests - a sectarian swamp that would involve Hezbollah and Iranian forces against Daesh, and they all must have los... [Full Article...]

Duterte Reveals He 'Already Killed Someone' When He Was 16

Duterte Reveals He 'Already Killed Someone' When He Was 16 Just because we looked at each other". "How much more now that I am president". "The president uses colorful language when (he is with) Pinoys (Filipinos) overseas". Why?" "Never mind about the human rights advocates". Just to show to the guys that if I can do it why can't you. Putin said that "weapons are important" but Duterte's "readiness.to fight the threat of terrorism" is even more signifi... [Full Article...]

Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital Al-Hamini further pointed to the brutal attacks by the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen's defenseless people and said that Yemenis believe that "firing missile at the aggressors is their right". The rebels have threatened additional attacks on Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in response to the blockade. [Full Article...]

16 die as boat capsizes in India

16 die as boat capsizes in India A total of 15 people were rescued with the help of locals. Several teams of National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF ) were rushed to the spot to rescue people. Rajappa also announced an ex gratia of Rs 8 lakh to each of the families of the deceased. Another 20 people swam to safety or were rescued by villagers in the Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh state Home Minister N. [Full Article...]

US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen

US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen While Flynn has had a relationship with Turkey , his counsel denies the Wall Street Journal's report, according to CNN. Mueller's interest in the nature of Flynn and Rohrabacher's discussion marks the first known time a member of Congress could be wrapped into the investigation. [Full Article...]

S.Korea, US Kick off Joint Naval Exercise Involving 3 US Carriers

S.Korea, US Kick off Joint Naval Exercise Involving 3 US Carriers Eleven Aegis destroyers of the U.S. Navy are also taking part. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan conducts joint drills with the South Korean navy at sea on October 19. The exercises come on the heels of Trump's visits to Seoul and Beijing this week, which were dominated by the question of how to counter Pyongyang's nuclear weapons threat. [Full Article...]

Louis CK addresses sexual misconduct allegations: 'These stories are true'

Louis CK addresses sexual misconduct allegations: 'These stories are true' Comedian Tig Notaro told The New York Times that she felt "trapped" by her association with comedian Louis C.K., after learning of allegations of sexual misconduct against him. CK is yet to respond to the claims directly, with his publicist Lewis Kay declining to comment on the allegations, telling the NY Times: "Louis is not going to answer any questions". [Full Article...]

Alibaba Singles' Day Racks Up $1 Billion in Sales in 2 Minutes

Alibaba Singles' Day Racks Up $1 Billion in Sales in 2 Minutes Many Japanese makers of consumer goods are positioning themselves to cash in on China's Singles Day, as the November 11 holiday for celebrating the single life has morphed into an online shopping extravaganza in recent years. Singles Day is a holiday in China, in which unmarried men and women celebrate their single lifestyle. Combining the most recent Prime Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday s... [Full Article...]

Markets stay flat even as Sensex, Nifty face more losses

Around 12.45 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded lower by 16.80 points, or 0.16 per cent, at 10,292.15 points. Shares in the other Asian markets hovered near a decade high on Thursday. On the other hand, the S&P BSE IT index rose by 41.50 points and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) index by 5.56 points. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold shares... [Full Article...]

Lakeland Elementary Students Honor Veterans With Special Celebration

Lakeland Elementary Students Honor Veterans With Special Celebration Shane Armstrong served overseas in Iraq, Germany, and Italy with the U.S. Army. He told to the students about the importance of serving your country. "They need to take action". "Most young people have no idea what those people did over 70 years ago". "I had to learn how to walk again", he said. "I was either unlucky to be there at the time or lucky I survived". [Full Article...]

Roy Moore calls allegations against him 'completely false'

Roy Moore calls allegations against him 'completely false' Reynolds says the timing of the allegations in a report from The Washington Post is too coincidental, with only a month left in the campaign. Henry, R-Hartselle, who represents a portion of Cullman County, said he suspects the timing of the stories told by five women about Moore's alleged sexual advancements 40 years ago, as told to The Washington Post , are politically motivated as th... [Full Article...]

Washington demands that RT should register as foreign agent by November 13

Washington demands that RT should register as foreign agent by November 13 It would require RT to label anything it produces - making it clear its reports are distributed on behalf of the Russian state. "The American Justice Department has left us with no choice , " RT's editor in chief Margarita Simonyan said in a statement posted on the organization's website Thursday. [Full Article...]

Items May Be Cheaper After GST Council Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points

Items May Be Cheaper After GST Council Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points The 23rd GST Council meeting got underway in Guwahati on Thursday evening while the opposition Congress agitated outside the venue protesting the negative impact of GST on small businesses, poor and marginalised sections of the society. [Full Article...]

Kevin Spacey to be cut from upcoming film, sources say — NewsAlert

Kevin Spacey to be cut from upcoming film, sources say — NewsAlert The film's release date of December 22nd Stateside is expected to be met with new scenes shot over the coming weeks. His scenes will be reshot immediately, with Christopher Plummer replacing him in the role of J. "To Kevin Spacey , I want to say this: Shame on you for what you did to my son", Unruh said, flanked by her daughter and lawyer Mitchell Garabedian, who has represented hundreds of cl... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore accused of sexual contact with teen, Washington Post reports

Roy Moore accused of sexual contact with teen, Washington Post reports Corfman's mother, Nancy Wells, 71, says her daughter told her of the encounters more than a decade later. In a one-sentence statement Thursday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says: "If these allegations are true, he must step aside". Days later, Corfman said, Moore drove her to his home, complimented her appearance, and kissed her. The problem for Republicans is, by law, it's too late to ta... [Full Article...]


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