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Tom Marino Withdraws His Name From Consideration For Drug Czar

Tom Marino Withdraws His Name From Consideration For Drug Czar In his article planned for the winter issue of the Marquette Law Review, Mulrooney wrote: "If it had been the intent of Congress to completely eliminate the DEA's ability to ever impose an immediate suspension on distributors or manufacturers, it would be hard to conceive of a more effective vehicle for achieving that goal". [Full Article...]

North Dakota granted Real ID waiver

North Dakota granted Real ID waiver Starting in July 2018, the state's standard licenses - which aren't in line with the federal requirements - will be marked to indicate they are not REAL ID compliant and unacceptable for certain purposes by federal authorities. Valid US Passports are still required for worldwide travel. The agency already has on file documents for more than one million of the three million regular license holders ... [Full Article...]

Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3

Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3 Polestar will launch two more models after its 1 coupe in the next four years - a mid-sized Tesla Model 3 rival, due in 2019, followed by an SUV-style vehicle. All future cars from Polestar will have a fully electric powertrain. "We cannot build up (for example) the charging infrastructure in China; developing the tech, the politicians can't do either", he said. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Seeks Closer US-India Ties to Aid Regional Stability

Tillerson Seeks Closer US-India Ties to Aid Regional Stability The US secretary of state further said there is room to invite others, including Australia, to join the US-India-Japan security engagement. Tillerson also issued a blunt warning to China's client state Pakistan , saying "states that use terror as an instrument of policy will only see their worldwide reputation and standing diminish" and "it is the obligation, not choice, of every civilized na... [Full Article...]

Thousands of New Rohingya Refugees Have Arrived in Bangladesh Since Oct. 15

Thousands of New Rohingya Refugees Have Arrived in Bangladesh Since Oct. 15 Myanmar's military government has maintained they are targeting militants, not civilians. Amnesty said eyewitnesses of the worst violence "consistently implicated specific units, including the Myanmar Army's Western Command, the 33rd Light Infantry Division, and the Border Guard Police" and that troops were sometimes joined by local vigilantes. [Full Article...]

7 policemen killed, several injured in bomb blast in Quetta

7 policemen killed, several injured in bomb blast in Quetta In a message to media outlets from an undisclosed location, Taliban spokesperson Muhammad Khurasani claimed the responsibility for the attack in Quetta , and said they wanted to target the Frontier Corps (FC). The group of elite police were targeted on the Sariab road in the outskirts of Quetta , capital of Balochistan province, as they headed to work. According to official sources, more than 1,... [Full Article...]

European Union imposes oil embargo on North Korea in symbolic gesture

European Union imposes oil embargo on North Korea in symbolic gesture Speaking at the UN, North Korea's Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong said that his country would not consider dismantling its nuclear weapons till the time United States reverses its "hostile" policy. The European Union has announced new sanctions against the country after it emerged they'd been developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. He noted that the nuclear weapon states, including the... [Full Article...]

USTR's Lighthizer says White House not actively working to withdraw from NAFTA

USTR's Lighthizer says White House not actively working to withdraw from NAFTA Despite the tension at the talks, Mexican and Canadian officials have stressed that their governments will not walk away from the table. Robert Lighthizer , the U.S. The talks are now scheduled to resume in Mexcio City on November 17-21. They have also put forward a clause, called "twilight" that could put an end to the NAFTA by five years. [Full Article...]

US Prosecutors Announce First-ever Indictments Against Chinese Opioid Manufacturers

US Prosecutors Announce First-ever Indictments Against Chinese Opioid Manufacturers Justice Dept. said in a statement . Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain medication, 50 time more potent than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. Yan could allegedly alter the chemical makeup of the fentanyl to evade USA laws, and had at least 100 distributors working for him. "Agents were able to identify another Grand Forks resident as the source of the fentanyl", Rosenstein continu... [Full Article...]

Babar, Shadab heroics give Pakistan win in ODI

Babar, Shadab heroics give Pakistan win in ODI Accordingly, the 15-member squad will be announced on 20 October. The T20I on October 29 will mark the return of high-profile bilateral cricket back to Pakistan as only Zimbabwe and World XI have played global matches in the country since the Sri Lanka team bus was attacked in Lahore in March 2009. [Full Article...]

India keep an edge, lead 3-1 against Pakistan

India keep an edge, lead 3-1 against Pakistan For Pakistan, Ali Shan scored the reducer in the fourth quarter. India a strong title contender defeated Japan by 5-1 in their first match while thrashed Bangladesh by 7-0 in the second match. While the Indian forward line of S.V. Sunil, Akashdeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay has showcased excellent form, the team continues to work hard on penalty corner conversion. [Full Article...]

Trump Repeatedly Mocks Pence, Jokes VP Wants To 'Hang' LGBT People

Trump Repeatedly Mocks Pence, Jokes VP Wants To 'Hang' LGBT People He discussed getting rid of "everything Obama did", from health insurance to the Iran deal to vegetables; he repeatedly called Beck Bennett's Mike Pence to ask him to walk out of places like a National Football League game and a Starbucks; he insulted "liddle itty-bitty" Sen. [Full Article...]

Passengers criticise 'hysterical, screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

The passenger finished by saying that they were anxious because of how panicked they were. Passenger Mark Bailey also accused the cabin crew of causing more fright to the ordeal, "They went hysterical". Such instructions are in line with routine flight crew practice when seeking to quickly secure passenger safety. "We are fully committed to the safety of our guests and crew and we will continu... [Full Article...]

BJP tries to distance itself from Sangeet Som's Taj Mahal remark

BJP tries to distance itself from Sangeet Som's Taj Mahal remark Many can debate on the importance of the Mughals and Mughal monuments when it comes to Indian history but, one should never forget that India is where it is supposed be as a result of history itself. It was earlier reported that the Taj Mahal, which is one of the seven wonders of the world, was not mentioned in a new booklet released by the Yogi Adityanath-led state government. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Microsoft's Irish email access case

The federal government says USA -based service providers should comply with orders issued by American courts, even in cases where the relevant material is held overseas. The court will hear arguments early next year and rule by June. A three-judge panel said the 1986 Stored Communications Act wasn't created to cross global boundaries. [Full Article...]

Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train

Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train The passengers complained of pain and nausea after eating the breakfast served by the in-house pantry on the train around 10 in the morning. Passengers of Karmali-Mumbai Tejas Express, which departed at 9.15 am on Sunday from Karmali, were served breakfast at 9.30 am. [Full Article...]

Austria Elects World's Youngest Leader As Conservatives Take Power

Austria Elects World's Youngest Leader As Conservatives Take Power The party, led by 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, was the clear victor at 31.6 percent after more than 99 percent of the votes were counted. The leader of the right-leaning People's Party has declared victory in the Austrian national election. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces launch operation for Kurdish-held oil fields, military base

Iraqi forces launch operation for Kurdish-held oil fields, military base The central government of Baghdad lost control of the area in June 2014 after the occupation of Daesh, an acronym in Arabic for an Islamic state, and then Iraqi Kurdish forces (Peshmerga) evicted the terrorists and resumed it. "Our orders now are not to engage them but if they advance further we will have to act", he said. Kurdish peshmerga troops who are defending the area are also US -armed an... [Full Article...]

German Soccer Team Kneels in Solidarity With NFL Players' Protests

Of course, even when Ravens players took a knee before the anthem , fans still booed, so obviously it was never about that anyway. Hertha's starting lineup linked arms and took a knee on the pitch. The #TakeAKnee campaign started in the USA a year ago when former San Francisco 49ers quarter-back Colin Kapernick knelt during his country's national anthem as a way of protesting against racism. [Full Article...]

Michel Barnier: Brexit negotiations have hit 'disturbing' deadlock

Michel Barnier: Brexit negotiations have hit 'disturbing' deadlock But he added that there has not been enough progress on the overall withdrawal discussions to allow them to move to the next stage. May said then that the other 27 countries would not lose out financially from Brexit in the current European Union budget period to 2020 and that Britain would honour commitments - but Barnier said London was failing to say exactly what it was ready to pay. [Full Article...]


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