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All 3 Chinese students targeted in scam found safe All 3 Chinese students targeted in scam found safe
- November 13, 2017

Police say Yue "Kandy" Liu, 17, was last seen in north Toronto (near Yonge and Finch streets) on Friday morning. Two other students have been missing since Thursday and Friday. Toronto police say Juanwen Zhang, 20, was located safe and sound on Saturday evening around 4:45 p.m. Zhang was last seen in the area of Yonge and Grenville Streets while Xu was last seen around Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Avenue, according to CBC News . (more...)
Pakistan Super League 3 draft being held Pakistan Super League 3 draft being held
- November 13, 2017

Lahore Qalandars picked Angelo Mathews, Mitchell McClenaghan and Gulraiz Sadar. Luke Ronchi, the New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman, who had retired from worldwide cricket earlier in the year, was snapped up by Islamabad United , who have all bases as good as covered. (more...)
US, ASEAN agree to boost cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism US, ASEAN agree to boost cooperation against terrorism, violent extremism
- November 13, 2017

Modi arrived here on Sunday on a three-day visit to the Philippines during the course of which he will attend the 15th India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( Asean ) Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit on Tuesday. "It's an honour to meet you again", Trump told Modi. Modi and Trump shake hands. PM Modi is likely to reassert India's call for crafting a coordinated global initiative in dealing with traditional and non-traditional threats facing the region. (more...)
Japan, US conduct joint naval drill amid North Korea tensions
- November 13, 2017

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said the three USA carriers held drills on either side of the waters separating the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Amid the USA military shows of strength, North Korea vowed Saturday to defend its "sovereignty and rights to existence and development by keeping a real balance of force with the U.S". (more...)
Trump Announces New HHS Secretary On Twitter Trump Announces New HHS Secretary On Twitter
- November 13, 2017

Mr. Trump tweeted while overseas of his intentions to tap Azar, writing that Azar "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!" Price's tenure in the Trump administration lasted less than eight months. Shortly after, he joined the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly as a senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications and eventually became president of Lilly USA, according to his LinkedIn . (more...)
Slain Green Beret Reportedly Turned Down Navy SEALs' Stolen Money
- November 13, 2017

It says the sources allege that Melgar uncovered the theft and declined an offer to take a cut of the proceeds. A pair of Navy SEALs on a secret mission in Mali may have strangled a Green Beret soldier after he stumbled upon their plot to siphon cash from confidential informants, according to a Daily Beast report . (more...)
Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at North Korea
- November 13, 2017

The USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt strike groups operated together, marking the first time three American aircraft carriers have trained together since 2007, according to the U.S. A total of seven South Korean navy vessels, including Aegis-equipped warships, will participate in the drill, the statement said, to accompany 14 USA naval warships. (more...)
European Union states start new joint military investment program European Union states start new joint military investment program
- November 13, 2017

Similar efforts to deepen military links have been frustrated for decades, partly by Britain's fierce opposition to anything that might lead to a European army. Germany wanted the pact to include as many countries as possible while France wanted it to be as militarily ambitious as possible, they said. Countries that sign up to Pesco will be subject to an annual review to make sure they stick to their commitments - and could be thrown out if they do not. (more...)
Two soldiers martyred in Bajaur cross-border attack Two soldiers martyred in Bajaur cross-border attack
- November 13, 2017

According to ISPR, the attempt was effectively responded and many fleeing terrorists were seen running back in injured condition. The ISPR in August had announced the conclusion of Khyber-4 Operation in Khyber Agency which included clearing the areas on the Pakistani side of the border. (more...)
Number of Indian students in United States rises by 12.3% Number of Indian students in United States rises by 12.3%
- November 13, 2017

Twenty-five percent of all students who studied overseas were majoring in STEM fields at their home institution, a number which has been growing faster than the average, followed by business and social sciences. Notably, the number of new global students - those enrolled at a United States institution for the first time in Fall 2016 - declined by almost 10,000 students dropping down to a total of 291,000; a 3% decrease from the previous year. (more...)
Rainy start, but a clearer forecast this week in Baltimore Rainy start, but a clearer forecast this week in Baltimore
- November 13, 2017

QUIET & COOL STRETCH: The middle to the end of the week is dry and a bit on the cool side. Highs Tuesday spike into the 50's ahead of an incoming cold front that brings more rain chances Wednesday. The next best chance for rain will come Saturday as a cold front moves through. A good portion of the day looks rainy. High pressure dominates our forecast for this weekend and slides just off the coast of New England for Sunday , shifting the wind direction to out of the south, ushering in ... (more...)
Pradyuman Murder Case : CBI is probing if evidence were destroyed Pradyuman Murder Case : CBI is probing if evidence were destroyed
- November 13, 2017

The CBI probe into the horrific murder of Ryan International school student Pradyuman Thakur has sensationally revealed illegality and destruction of evidence by Gurgaon Police. CBI was also probing the role of a second student in the killing, sources told ANI. On November 10, it emerged that the Gurgaon police planted the murder weapon, a knife, on school bus conductor Ashok Kumar as they accused him of being the killer and declared the case as "solved" within hours. (more...)
U Of North Texas Homecoming Party Brought The House Down -Literally U Of North Texas Homecoming Party Brought The House Down -Literally
- November 13, 2017

Busari is now trying to right his wrongs by setting up a GoFundMe account for Carley and her three roommates. "Just jumping, the loudest music you could ever imagine". "Currently the building is completely shut down until the apartment complex can get a structural engineer, and a construction crew out here to check the building out and certify that the entire building is safe", said Denton Fire Marshal Brad Lahart . (more...)
Mom, Boyfriend Charged in 3-Year-Old Florida Girl's Death Mom, Boyfriend Charged in 3-Year-Old Florida Girl's Death
- November 13, 2017

A Florida woman told police in Crestview that her live-in boyfriend kicked her 3-year-old daughter in the head as punishment for getting out of her vehicle seat. Merrell, the toddler's mother, is now charged with aggravated child abuse and three counts of child neglect. "During the jail interview Merrell also told investigators Hagwell lost his job about one month ago, and began exhibiting escalating violence towards Adelynn". (more...)
Zuma releases Fees Commission report Zuma releases Fees Commission report
- November 13, 2017

President Jacob Zuma's plan to announce free higher education generated panic among senior officials in Treasury including threats of resignations, the Sunday Times reported. NSFAS should be retained for the provision of the funding of all TVET students and TVET student support if such retention is considered necessary. Should the student fail to reach the required income threshold‚ government bares the secondary liability. (more...)
Top House tax-writer won't accept plank of Senate tax-cut plan Top House tax-writer won't accept plank of Senate tax-cut plan
- November 13, 2017

Lawmakers in the two chambers must resolve their differences on the biggest overhaul of U.S. tax law in decades before reaching their goal of enacting the legislation by the end of the year. Rep. Peter King, a Long Island Republican who has been among the most vocal opponents of the planned repeal of state and local tax breaks, said he remains committed to trying to preserve them. (more...)
Sharifs to challenge Hudaibiya bench today Sharifs to challenge Hudaibiya bench today
- November 13, 2017

Dar later retracted his statement and claimed that the statement was gleaned under duress. Dar was not charged as he had become an approver in the case for the prosecution. On September 20, NAB filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the LHC decision, naming former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his brothers Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and late Abbas Sharif, their mother Shamim Akhter, Shehbaz's son and MNA Hamza Shehbaz, Nawaz's daughter Maryam, and others as respondents. (more...)
Maduro aseguró que Maduro aseguró que "el default nunca llegará a Venezuela"
- November 13, 2017

El pasado 2 de noviembre, Maduro, que denuncia una "agresión imperial" contra la economía de su país, anunció el "refinanciamiento y una reestructuración de la deuda externa y de todos los pagos de Venezuela ". "Maduro puede estar esperando que los tenedores de bonos presionen al gobierno de Trump por algún tipo de exención", según Risa Grais-Targow, directora para América Latina de Eurasia Group. (more...)
Rival bill allows Australian wedding providers to refuse gay couples Rival bill allows Australian wedding providers to refuse gay couples
- November 13, 2017

At 10am on Wednesday, the head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics will reveal whether Australia will join countries like Canada and the United Kingdom in favour of marriage equality or remain against it alongside nations like Iraq and Yemen. (more...)
China, Vietnam reach consensus on appropriately handling contested South China Sea China, Vietnam reach consensus on appropriately handling contested South China Sea
- November 13, 2017

President Donald Trump, among others, just finished an Asia-Pacific economic summit in the Vietnamese coastal city of Danang. Not only for its architecture, but also as a symbol between the traditional friendship of the two countries. He also suggested that both sides should properly deal with divergences to ensure the relations between the two parties and the two countries always move forward along the right direction. (more...)

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