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Typhoon Damrey: 44 killed, 19 missing in Vietnam Typhoon Damrey: 44 killed, 19 missing in Vietnam
- November 07, 2017

It will bring together US President Donald Trump, China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin, among other leaders. While Danang itself has not been seriously affected, heavy flooding has hit Hoi An, a Unesco World Heritage Site known for its unique blend of buildings, some dating back to the 15th century. (more...)
No corruption case against Nawaz proved: Mushahidullah Khan No corruption case against Nawaz proved: Mushahidullah Khan
- November 07, 2017

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar have been indicted in the cases whereas Nawaz's sons have yet to appear before the court and will soon be declared proclaimed offenders. The references were filed in the backdrop of Supreme Court's July 28 decision in the Panama Papers case in which Nawaz Sharif was also disqualified for concealing his employment with Capital FZE, a firm owned by his younger son Hassan. (more...)
Demonetization, GST complete disaster for Indian economy: Manmohan Singh Demonetization, GST complete disaster for Indian economy: Manmohan Singh
- November 07, 2017

Singh said because of the weak economic policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, New Delhi had to run for Chinese imports at the cost of Indian jobs. The Opposition was effectively silenced, though, following the BJP's landslide victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in March, which was projected as popular support for demonetisation. (more...)
Sorry fans, Kamal Haasan has called off his birthday plans - here's why Sorry fans, Kamal Haasan has called off his birthday plans - here's why
- November 07, 2017

Instead, Mr Haasan, who turns 63, will start his day with a visit to a medical camp set up by his fans in Avadi , 20 km from Chennai city, and later head to a south Chennai locality, among the worst-affected due to the recent rains. "Aim would be to reach out to people", the actor said. In September, amid mounting speculation that he would take a political plunge, the actor hosted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the office-cum-residence in Alwarpe and showered praise on him. (more...)
Gunmen Storm Kabul TV Station In Ongoing Attack Gunmen Storm Kabul TV Station In Ongoing Attack
- November 07, 2017

It is not clear how many were left dead or injured. Security personnel are trying to regain control of the building. One of the attackers was killed by the security guards, while another fought off the security forces with hand grenades, the official was quoted as saying by Reuters. (more...)
Belgio: Puigdemont in libertà condizionata fino alla decisione Belgio: Puigdemont in libertà condizionata fino alla decisione
- November 07, 2017

Intanto si apre la partita delle elezioni anticipate catalane fissate dal premier Rajoy in nome della pacificazione il 21 dicembre. Secondo un sondaggio, i partiti indipendentisti catalani, sommando i loro risultati, potrebbero avere 66 seggi su una maggioranza necessaria di 68. (more...)
Kenya election: Petition filed challenging Kenyatta victory Kenya election: Petition filed challenging Kenyatta victory
- November 07, 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto will have to wait longer for their swearing-in ceremony after a fresh Supreme Court petition was filled on Monday, November 6. While the court last time took the unusual steps of invalidating an election based on irregularities without considering whether this affected the result of the election, it will face hurdles doing so again. (more...)
26 teenage girls found dead in Mediterranean Sea 26 teenage girls found dead in Mediterranean Sea
- November 07, 2017

The girls were all between 14 and 18 years old and believed to have come from Niger and Nigeria, CNN reported . In February, UNICEF reported that levels of sexual violence and abuse along the Central Mediterranean migration route made it one of "the world's deadliest and most unsafe migrant routes for children and women". (more...)
Drunken Woman Forces Doha-Bali Flight to Divert to Chennai Drunken Woman Forces Doha-Bali Flight to Divert to Chennai
- November 07, 2017

The situation then got "out of hand" and the pilot made the decision to divert to Chennai , India. In a weird incident, an inebriated Iranian woman passenger, travelling on Qatar Airways' Doha-Bali flight, forced the crew members to divert the plane to Chennai on Sunday. (more...)
Carter Page Coordinated Russia Trip with Top Trump Campaign Officials
- November 07, 2017

A former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump has testified that he had contact with a high-level Russian official while on a trip to Russia a year ago. Page said repeatedly that he didn't want to testify behind closed doors. "Well, Mr. Baranov works for Mr. Sechin, does he not?" He said he "possibly" spoke to Baranov before traveling to Moscow. (more...)
Teen arrested following threat against Fallbrook High School Teen arrested following threat against Fallbrook High School
- November 07, 2017

The paper reports that the post on Snapchat began circulating on 9 p.m. Sunday. A screen capture of the threat is what was circulated on various social media platforms Sunday night. Police say charges are pending as the investigation continues and made additional officers available at the school throughout the day for further safety reassurance. (more...)
Nicaraguan Immigrants To Lose Temporary Protected Status In The US Nicaraguan Immigrants To Lose Temporary Protected Status In The US
- November 07, 2017

The decision affects about 2,500 Nicaraguans, many of whom have lived in the USA for almost two decades, raising US-born children. But the bigger impact will come when the administration makes a final decision on Salvadorans and Haitians' status. (more...)
Belgium frees ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont and ministers Belgium frees ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont and ministers
- November 07, 2017

The five handed themselves in on Sunday morning in response to a warrant issued by a Spanish judge. Carmen Lamela, a judge in Spain's National Court, asked the Belgian prosecutor's office to arrest Puigdemont and four ministers in the dissolved Catalan government who ignored a court order to appear before a judge Thursday. (more...)
United Nations calls on Myanmar to stop attacks on Rohingya Muslims United Nations calls on Myanmar to stop attacks on Rohingya Muslims
- November 07, 2017

Adopted unanimously by the 15-member council, the statement comes several weeks into the escalating humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. "I would like to request you all to discuss the Rohingya issue with utmost importance and exert pressure on the Myanmar government to stop persecution on its citizens [Rohingyas] and take them back at the earliest", The Daily Star quoted Hasina as saying. (more...)
James Comey Abandons Anonymity on Twitter James Comey Abandons Anonymity on Twitter
- November 07, 2017

James Comey testified that Trump asked him for a loyalty pledge before firing him, which inspired his upcoming book, "A Higher Loyalty". "Although Director Comey's original version of his statement acknowledged that Secretary Clinton had violated the statute prohibiting gross negligence in the handling of classified information, he nonetheless exonerated her in that early, May 2nd draft statement anyway, arguing that this part of the statute should not be enforced". (more...)
2017 among top 3 hottest years, with impacting extreme weather 2017 among top 3 hottest years, with impacting extreme weather
- November 07, 2017

Taalas mentioned the powerful Atlantic hurricanes like Irma, Jose and Maria that have besieged the Caribbean and the USA, the record-breaking temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit in South Asia and the Middle East, monsoons in South Asia that killed 1,200, and the drought in Somalia that has led to a vicious cholera outbreak. (more...)
Dallas man arrested at White House after alleged threats Dallas man arrested at White House after alleged threats
- November 07, 2017

After finding Arega's hotel room to be empty police contacted the Secret Service. The protective personnel were warned "to be on the lookout for Michael Arega, who reportedly traveled to Washington D.C. Starks said the man's wife was concerned about her husband's mental and emotional health and that he had stopped taking his prescribed medications. (more...)
67 children die at Gorakhpur's BRD Hospital in five days 67 children die at Gorakhpur's BRD Hospital in five days
- November 07, 2017

Among the 58 dead, 32 infants were less than one month old and 26 infants were over 1 month of age. As per reports 15 of the 30 children died in the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the other 15 breathed their last in paediatrics intensive care unit (PICU) in the last 48 hours. (more...)
Rockets will face Wisconsin in NCAA women's soccer tournament Rockets will face Wisconsin in NCAA women's soccer tournament
- November 07, 2017

The Toledo women's soccer team will travel to Madison, Wis.to meet the Wisconsin Badgers in the first round of the NCAA Championship on Friday, Nov. 10. The University of DE field hockey team begins defense of its NCAA national championship later this week. The victor of UNCG-Duke, being played on campus at Koskinen Stadium, will face the Missouri State-Oklahoma State victor in the second round. (more...)
Several children injured after auto crashes into Sydney school Several children injured after auto crashes into Sydney school
- November 07, 2017

As many as thirty people being are assessed at Banksia Road Primary School. Several children have been injured, some seriously. A crime scene has been set up and police from the Bankstown Local Area Command are at the scene. Police are at the scene and a female driver of the vehicle has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests. A witness reported seeing an elderly woman at the scene who appeared distressed. (more...)

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