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S. Korea, China to hold summit on Saturday - Seoul S. Korea, China to hold summit on Saturday - Seoul
- November 10, 2017

Joko Widodo, Indonesian President (R) and Moon Jae, South Korean President-at a joint press conference in Bogor, Indonesia on November 9, 2017. The dispute has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers, Reuters said. (more...)
Mueller probing alleged Flynn plan to deliver cleric to Turkey Mueller probing alleged Flynn plan to deliver cleric to Turkey
- November 10, 2017

Gulen has lived in a compound in rural Pennsylvania since 1999 after coming to the USA for health reasons, though the regime of Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan has continuously made him a bĂȘte noire and blames him for a failed coup last summer. (more...)
Senate candidate Roy Moore and actor Louis CK accused of sexual misconduct Senate candidate Roy Moore and actor Louis CK accused of sexual misconduct
- November 10, 2017

GOP leaders have already said that if the allegations are true, Moore should step aside. An explosive Washington Post report released Thursday based on interviews with more than 30 people detailed allegations that the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama pursued sexual relationships with several teens when they were between 14 and 18 years old and he was in his thirties, and in one instance had sexual contact with an underage teen. (more...)
Substitute teacher charged with sexual battery released from jail Substitute teacher charged with sexual battery released from jail
- November 10, 2017

Police say 23-year-old Madeline Marx is accused of having sex with one student in a store parking lot in July and another student in an apartment building parking lot in September, the Dayton Daily News reports. She must live with her father while the case is pending, according to court records. As soon as the school district became aware of the alleged accusations against Marx, they took immediate steps to remove her from the post, hence ensuring that she did not have any contact with her ... (more...)
Melania Trump flies solo to visit Great Wall of China Melania Trump flies solo to visit Great Wall of China
- November 10, 2017

US first lady Melania Trump poses for photos with Chinese children holding flags and the bald eagle dolls near the panda enclosure at a zoo in Beijing, China, Friday, Nov. "The economy is also more developed there". Li said Gu Gu was born in 1999 and was a "good-looking panda with a robust memory", traits that served him well as a "goodwill ambassador of the zoo". (more...)
Indian city bans begging ahead of Ivanka Trump visit Indian city bans begging ahead of Ivanka Trump visit
- November 10, 2017

However, the final goal is to remove 6000 panhandlers before the start of the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit on November 28. It seems work has already begun on the "clear up", and 400 people from Goshamahal neighbourhood have been placed in a "rehabilitation centre"...in a local jail. (more...)
Spanish Court Sets Bail for Catalan Speaker Detained Over Independence Bid Spanish Court Sets Bail for Catalan Speaker Detained Over Independence Bid
- November 10, 2017

Former regional president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont is in Brussels with other four members of his government. Forcadell and five other deputies appeared in front of Spain's highest tribunal on charges of sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds - which carry a maximum jail sentence of 30 years - for aiding the Catalan parliament's secession bid. (more...)
Paradise Papers show massive but not illegal tax avoidance by Apple Paradise Papers show massive but not illegal tax avoidance by Apple
- November 10, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan called the tax plan critical for allowing the U.S.to compete with the rest of the world. One particular focus in recent years was how Apple had booked its massive earnings, much of it intellectual property generated in the US, to offshore tax shelters in Ireland. (more...)
11 countries reach broad agreement on new TPP 11 countries reach broad agreement on new TPP
- November 10, 2017

While some observers thought TPP was left for dead after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the agreement in January, the other 11 original signatories, including heavyweights like Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, have pressed ahead with talks to secure a pact that would eliminate tariffs on industrial and farm products across a bloc whose trade totalled $356.3 billion previous year. (more...)
Hyeon Chung books semifinal place at Next Gen ATP Finals Hyeon Chung books semifinal place at Next Gen ATP Finals
- November 10, 2017

Rublev, who reached the quarter-finals of the US Open , recovered to win the second set 4-0 in 15 minutes and then moved ahead after securing the third set tie-break 4-3 (7/3). Pre-tournament favourite Rublev, ranked 37th and victor of his first title in Umag this year, had won his opener against Italian wildcard Gianluigi Quinzi . (more...)
Saudi Arabia brings in Lebanon's Hariri from the cold Saudi Arabia brings in Lebanon's Hariri from the cold
- November 10, 2017

A fourth source familiar with the situation said Saudi Arabia was controlling and limiting his movement. Macron he offered no evidence for the claim on the missile, but said it showed that the nuclear deal world powers made with Iran should stand - though new negotiations should be held over Tehran's ballistic missile program. (more...)
Area student charged for school threat posted online Area student charged for school threat posted online
- November 10, 2017

Plainfield Central notified parents about the threat Wednesday night, but did not cancel classes, after quickly determining the threat was not credible. The student will not be in school, and "appropriate disciplinary action" will be taken. A juvenile of Plainfield was arrested for felony disorderly conduct after posting threats of a school shooting at Plainfield North High School on social media on Wednesday. (more...)
Pa. tree to adorn Rockefeller Center for Christmas season Pa. tree to adorn Rockefeller Center for Christmas season
- November 10, 2017

Pauze first discovered the tree in 2010 while en route to a Penn State football game, and negotiated with Perrin for the tree's removal and use in the Rockefeller Center Christmas display. The tree, the 86th to adorn the Rockefeller Center, will arrive in NY this Saturday. The tree, which is 50 feet in diameter, will be the 86th to grace the Plaza for the annual weeks-long display and the third from Pennsylvania. (more...)
Texas massacre is seized on by both sides in gun debate Texas massacre is seized on by both sides in gun debate
- November 10, 2017

A total of 530 people have died in mass shootings in 2017. "I can only say this: If he didn't have a gun, instead of 26 dead, you would have had hundreds more dead", Trump said. Trump is in South Korea as a part of his Asian tour. When looking at the top 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern USA history, the killers break down into seven white male shooters and three shootings that involved non-white perpetrators. (more...)
Bhopal gangrape: Reports of victim engaging in consensual sex incorrect, says doctor Bhopal gangrape: Reports of victim engaging in consensual sex incorrect, says doctor
- November 10, 2017

As if that was not enough, the report went on to say that two of the accused had sexual intercourse with the girl "with her consent and will". Bhopal Public Health and Family Welfare Commissioner Ajatshatru Srivastav on Thursday issued a notice to doctors over an erroneous report that said a gangrape victim, a 19-year-old civil services aspirant, indulged in consensual sex with culprits. (more...)
Michigan Senate OKs concealed guns in schools, churches Michigan Senate OKs concealed guns in schools, churches
- November 10, 2017

According to the Detroit Free Press , the bills create "enhanced concealed pistol licenses" that congregants, clergy, teachers, and administrators, could obtain in order to carry in those areas which are now off limits. Opponents said the legislation could bring about accidental shootings, and argued that only law enforcement or security officers should be able to carry in public places like day cares and schools. (more...)
Los Angeles County Files Amicus Brief In Support of DACA Los Angeles County Files Amicus Brief In Support of DACA
- November 10, 2017

Almost two dozen House Republicans on Thursday pressed Speaker Paul Ryan to act quickly on legislation that would protect the DACA participants. Kristina Saccone, a spokeswoman for D.C. She was very happy when DACA was introduced because she could further herself in life, and help provide for her and her family. While United We Dream regularly organizes rallies in support of immigrants, Aguirre said Thursday's rally was the largest group of undocumented youth they had ever gathered in the ... (more...)
Surrender your weapons to police
- November 10, 2017

Officers, who are hoping for a similar success this year, say some people may hold firearms in innocence or ignorance of their illegality; or they may have older items in their homes which have been overlooked or forgotten. "We use various tactics to locate weapons that have fallen into the wrong hands - but we need the public's help". We want as many weapons as possible and would encourage people to hand them in. (more...)
State Senator Called on to Resign amidst Sexual Harassment Claims State Senator Called on to Resign amidst Sexual Harassment Claims
- November 10, 2017

Following numerous complaints of sexual harassment, legislative and political leaders, previously his allies in the Capitol, are calling for Schoen to resign. "This abuse of power is harmful to women, to people, and contributes to a sick culture that we must change". In addition to his work as a legislator, Schoen also works as a police officer and a paramedic. (more...)
Kejriwal urges Haryana, Punjab CMs to jointly tackle air pollution
- November 10, 2017

The Indian medical Association has issued a " public health emergency " in the national capital, construction activities will be halted and entry of trucks in the city will be banned as part of emergency measures. A thick blanket of smoke and smog has engulfed Delhi for days. Before taking the decision, The Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also held a meeting with the Education, Health and Environment Departments. (more...)

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