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Armenia ranked 97th in WEF Global Gender Gap Index 2017 Armenia ranked 97th in WEF Global Gender Gap Index 2017
- November 03, 2017

According to the WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2017, on an average, 66 percent of women's work in India is unpaid, compared to 12 percent of men's. Behind Iceland are Norway, Finland and Rwanda, with the United States dropping four places, ranking at 49. Instead, the report's authors blame the fact that women are more likely than men to do unpaid work at home, and more likely to work in industries with lower average pay. (more...)
Killed in Fighting Between Turkish Troops and Kurds Near Iraq Border Killed in Fighting Between Turkish Troops and Kurds Near Iraq Border
- November 03, 2017

The clashes erupted while the terrorists were trying to infiltrate into the Derecik border town's rural area from Iraq, the Daily Sabah reported. According to reports, the police were carrying out air-supported raids against an apartment building used by a PKK cell in Diyarbakır's Kayapınar district. (more...)
Syrian Army says Deir ez-Zor city fully liberated Syrian Army says Deir ez-Zor city fully liberated
- November 03, 2017

Meanwhile, state news agency SANA reported the liberation of the Deir al-Zour city, saying the army is now mopping up the city to defuse explosive devices left by IS. Liberating the city is the second major blow to the IS militants, after losing their de facto capital of Raqqa last month to the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). (more...)
Ivanka Trump: Harassment of women at work can't be tolerated
- November 03, 2017

She will talk about women in Japan who have inspired her, praise Abe's paid family leave policy, and will also reference Abe's "womenomics" movement , which has implemented policies for increased women's participation to achieve economic growth. (more...)
Deadline for Bank account-Aadhaar linking extended to March 31 Deadline for Bank account-Aadhaar linking extended to March 31
- November 03, 2017

Additionally, both the Centre as well as the SC have said that the deadline will not be extended. "The deadline for linkage of Aadhaar with the mobile phone number can not be modified by the government unilaterally", the Centre said on Thursday. (more...)
NY Terror Suspect Who Drove Pickup, Used To Drive A Tractor Trailer!
- November 03, 2017

The professional trucker lived off and on in Tampa since 2011, the records show. Records show that a month after Saipov got his license, he registered the license plate of a semi-trailer worth about $15,000, a 2006 Freightliner Columbia truck. (more...)
AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) Shares Sold by Alliancebernstein LP
- November 03, 2017

Just yesterday Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) traded 0.77% higher at $36.58. It has outperformed by 29.32% the S&P500. BB&T Corp decreased its holdings in Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) by 24.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Red Devils Unite: Manchester United may progress in Champions League Red Devils Unite: Manchester United may progress in Champions League
- November 03, 2017

From Lukaku's lay-off, Matic let fly from 30 yards with a powerful drive that struck the base of the right-hand post and ricocheted against the prone Svilar's left arm before bouncing into the net. United were wobbling but they stepped up a gear and Romelu Lukaku headed just over the crossbar, before the Svilar own goal put them in front. Marcus Rashford's introduction brought some endeavor to United, and he earned a penalty of his own which Daley Blind converted. (more...)
Amy's Kitchen to participate in World Food India Amy's Kitchen to participate in World Food India
- November 03, 2017

We have been practicing food processing since ages and it happens to be a way of life in India, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating World Food India 2017 in New Delhi . She further added: "We have received investment proposals for Rs 65,000 crore, that would create more than 10 lakh jobs". Earlier, addressing the gathering, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal expressed confidence that World Food India will help transform the Indian food economy. (more...)
How to get a free Subway Sandwich on World Sandwich Day‬‬
- November 03, 2017

TOMORROW is your chance to get a free Subway sandwich. On Friday, November 3, more than 40,000 Subway restaurants are participating in a " Live Feed ". Now, 16 years and some 600 outlets later, Subway is coming back to find favour with both your tastebuds. One in every eight people in the US faces hunger, according to the USDA. (more...)
Racist 'Make Edison Great Again' mailer targets Asian school board candidates Racist 'Make Edison Great Again' mailer targets Asian school board candidates
- November 03, 2017

The flyer highlights the increase in the number of cricket pitches as an apparent reason not to vote for the Indian-origin candidate. To further drive home the point of ostracizing immigrants, there's another box at the bottom of the flier, with the wordings: "The Chinese and Indians are taking over our town!" The letter claims that "Chinese and Indians are taking over our town", and goes on to say, "Enough is enough!" "Cricket fields! Enough is Enough!" " Make Edison Great Again " is ... (more...)
Pope at US Cemetery Pope at US Cemetery
- November 03, 2017

The pope will first say Mass in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, where 7,680 American war dead who helped liberate southern and central Italy during World War II are buried and 3,095 missing are commemorated. While Trump is in Asia, the pope will be hosting an worldwide seminar at the Vatican that will urge the banning of nuclear weapons. Francis arrived at the cemetery well ahead of the Mass, spending time walking among the graves of the fallen soldiers. (more...)
Prime Minister renews offer to take offshore refugees Prime Minister renews offer to take offshore refugees
- November 03, 2017

The asylum seekers are refusing to leave, despite having no food, electricity or running water because they say they are at risk of being attacked by hostile islanders. One refugee on the island said Australia was torturing the men and their only hope was New Zealand . New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will discuss the Manus Island situation when she meets Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Sunday. (more...)
McMaster: Trump Admin Considering Listing North Korea as State Sponsor of Terror McMaster: Trump Admin Considering Listing North Korea as State Sponsor of Terror
- November 03, 2017

He also will venture into diplomatic territory, unhindered by his own role in undercutting his team. Xi has been "pretty terrific" to work with on the North Korea issue, Trump said, citing China's cutting off of banking relationships and supplies to North Korea as a sign of Xi's willingness to work with the United States. (more...)
Skipton and Ripon MP becomes Government's Chief Whip Skipton and Ripon MP becomes Government's Chief Whip
- November 03, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Gavin Williamson as new defence minister, Thursday (11/2/2017), after her ally Michael Fallon quit in a sexual harassment scandal that has prompted calls for an end to the "locker room" culture in parliament. (more...)
BJP youth leader's throat slit by militants in Shopian BJP youth leader's throat slit by militants in Shopian
- November 03, 2017

The victim has been identified as Gowhar Ahmed Bhat, BJP's youth district president for Shopian. "The body with slit throat was found in Khilira village". Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, condemned Bhat's killing. She has expressed condolences with the bereaved family. He was a resident of neighbouring Gatipora and the officials had suspect the militants belonging to Hizb-ul-Mujahedin were behind his killing. (more...)
Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA and antagonist of scientists, to retire
- November 03, 2017

Lamar Smith announced Thursday he would be retiring from Congress at the end of his term. Smith represents Texas' 21st district, which includes huge tracts of rural Texas, along with small slices of both Austin and San Antonio. As chairman, he's voiced skepticism that climate change is caused by human behavior, saying that the Obama administration engaged in alarmism to promote an extreme climate agenda. (more...)
USA draft United Nations resolution seeks extension of Syria chemical probe USA draft United Nations resolution seeks extension of Syria chemical probe
- November 03, 2017

But the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) created to investigate chemical attacks in Syria "should really start working, not as it is doing now", he said at a press conference. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency releases more files seized in bin Laden raid
- November 03, 2017

The huge trove of documents obtained from the compound includes diary pages left by the Saudi-born extremist leader, and a wedding video that includes the first public images of his son Hamza as an adult. US intelligence officials and prosecutors have long said Iran formed loose ties to the terror group from 1991 on, something noted in a 19-page Al-Qaeda report in Arabic that was included in the release of some 47,000 other documents by the CIA. (more...)
'Boardwalk Empire' Actress Claims Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice 'Boardwalk Empire' Actress Claims Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice
- November 03, 2017

The actress claims to the outlet that she confronted Weinstein in the lobby of the Four Seasons in Los Angeles more than a month later, saying that Weinstein had been repeatedly calling her. Schneeweiss met her at the hotel restaurant and explained Weinstein was on a call in his suite and the meeting had been moved upstairs, according to the claim. (more...)

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