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Here are the Russia-linked Facebook ads released by Congress

Here are the Russia-linked Facebook ads released by Congress The companies faced questioning Tuesday from the Senate Judiciary Committee. The companies' visit to Washington this week reflected shifting political fortunes for the USA technology industry, which after decades of enjoying relatively little regulatory scrutiny has found itself on the defensive in recent months on a wide array of policy issues. [Full Article...]

Duterte ensures Japan-backed infra projects to start ASAP

Duterte ensures Japan-backed infra projects to start ASAP United States expert Yasushi Watanabe of Keio University noted that while this appeared to have taken a back seat over North Korea, the U.S. has demonstrated its commitment to the region by holding four freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea over five months. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah accuses Congress of ignoring Sardar Patel's legacy

Amit Shah accuses Congress of ignoring Sardar Patel's legacy However, the youth of India respects him and his contribution towards the building of our nation. The ambassador also administered a pledge on the occasion. The "Run for Unity" has been organised in different parts of the country to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his efforts in succeeding India's freedom struggle. [Full Article...]

Body parts found in cooler; man arrested

Body parts found in cooler; man arrested Mr. Shiraishi was tracked down by investigators looking into the disappearance of a missing 23-year-old Tokyo woman who apparently wished to enter a suicide pact with another person, having tweeted she was "scared of dying alone", the Japan Times reported. [Full Article...]

BJP announces Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal CM candidate

BJP announces Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal CM candidate In 1984, he was selected as the candidate for the Hamirpur parliamentary constituency when the sitting Member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly and state stalwart Jagdev Chand, refused to stand. Dhumal was picked above Union Minister J P Nadda who had apparently nursed the dream of becoming the chief minister of the state. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Tuesday ... [Full Article...]

3 children die in horrific horse-drawn buggy crash

3 children die in horrific horse-drawn buggy crash The crash happened on East Condensary Road near Wood Road in Evergreen Township just after 8:30 a.m. Nine people were in the buggy. Six other passengers are reportedly in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. One of the surviving children, an 18-month-old female, has been released from Carson City Hospital. The driver of the pickup was not injured, and troopers say he was cooperat... [Full Article...]

Danish submarine owner admits dismembering Swedish journalist

Danish submarine owner admits dismembering Swedish journalist Wall, a freelance journalist who was researching a story on Madsen, went missing after he took her out to sea in the 17-metre submarine in August. Her headless torso was found floating in Koge Bay off Copenhagen on August 21, and her head, legs and clothes were recovered in plastic bags in the same waters on October 7. [Full Article...]

Driver killed after 12-year-old jumps off I-66 overpass

Driver killed after 12-year-old jumps off I-66 overpass The boy was rushed to a local hospital for life-threatening injuries, The Associated Press reported . His identity has not been released. The front-seat passenger-her boyfriend-wasn't injured. Police say the investigation is still ongoing but it is being investigated as a suicide. Harris' mom revealed to WUSA that her little girl was concentrate to help kids who are fighting dejection. [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks Trump's trans military ban

In August , Trump said he planned to reverse a 2016 policy, which allowed trans troops to serve openly in the US military. The Trump administration may appeal Kollar-Kotelly's decision , but for now, the proposed ban remains unenforceable. [Full Article...]

New Nationals Manager Is Dave Martinez

New Nationals Manager Is Dave Martinez An official announcement is not expected to come until after the World Series, which is typical for such things. Martinez received a three-year deal with an option for a fourth season, which represents the longest contract in team history, according to the team's website . [Full Article...]

Kurdistan dream collapses, Barzani not to remain President

Kurdistan dream collapses, Barzani not to remain President The plan asks parliament to distribute the president's powers among the government, parliament and judiciary. Barzani's departure coincides with talks between the Kurdish authorities and the Iraqi government to end the military offensive launched by Baghdad in retaliation for a referendum held in Kurdistan on September 25, when 92 per cent of the voters favoured independence. [Full Article...]

Here's what NJ can expect from the powerful coastal storm

Here's what NJ can expect from the powerful coastal storm Some locations will easily pick up over an inch of rain before the heaviest rain moves in this evening. A "significant storm" with howling winds, torrential downpours and the possibility of power outages is brewing on Long Island Sunday morning - the fifth anniversary of superstorm Sandy. [Full Article...]

10-year-old leads OH police on high-speed chase

10-year-old leads OH police on high-speed chase Cleveland police say it's the second time in two weeks the boy has taken cars on joyrides. A little boy in Cleveland spent the night behind bars after he stole his family's auto and led police on a risky high-speed chase. At that point one trooper was able to make eye contact with the boy and direct him to pull over, but he kept going, according to the police report. The boy was taken to a hos... [Full Article...]

Kashmiris observing Black Day against Indian invasion today

Kashmiris observing Black Day against Indian invasion today A documentary highlighting brutal oppression meted out to innocent people including women, children and youth, by Indian Occupation forces in Jammu and Kashmir was also shown. He added, "This support will continue till the realisation of the lawful right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir". Sirajul Haq said it was unfortunate that while the Kashmiris were offering their lives... [Full Article...]

There Are Now More Billionaires in Asia Than in the US

There Are Now More Billionaires in Asia Than in the US The combined wealth of Asian billionaires rose by nearly a third to reach $2 trillion, although that still lags behind the U.S. where billionaires are wealthier on average. Much of that growth came in China and India, the source of three-quarters of the world's new billionaires. They are not keeping this wealth to themselves either. [Full Article...]

Chhattisgarh Police Nabs Senior Journalist In Extortion, State Congress President Condemns Arrest

Chhattisgarh Police Nabs Senior Journalist In Extortion, State Congress President Condemns Arrest Police have allegedly seized over 500 CDs from his home, the report said. Verma who has in the past worked with Amar Ujala and the BBC, has been accused of using sex tapes to blackmail and threaten the complainant. He will be presented before a Chhattisgarh court by the police. "Besides being a journalist, Vinod Verma has been closely associated with Baghel for long allegedly handling his soci... [Full Article...]

To pass the tax cut, GOP leaders better listen to Trump

To pass the tax cut, GOP leaders better listen to Trump U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before awarding the Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Veteran, retired Army Capt. Gary Rose, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2017. "This is an attack on California, New York and New Jersey, and other states that would not vote for Trump", Brown said. "We are making progress, but we aren't there yet", House Ways... [Full Article...]

Eric Bolling announces son's death was an accidental overdose

Eric Bolling announces son's death was an accidental overdose He included a photo of his son and called for a "fight against this national epidemic" that has affected "too many innocent victims". The younger Bolling had a history of drug abuse, and a "white powdery substance" was found at the scene, according to the report . [Full Article...]

Proposed National Park Fee Increase Is Prohibitive

Proposed National Park Fee Increase Is Prohibitive Under Tuesday's proposal, peak season would run from May 1 to September 30 in these parks: Arches , Bryce Canyon , Canyonlands , Denali , Glacier , Grand Canyon , Grand Teton , Olympic, Sequoia Kings Canyon , Yellowstone , Yosemite and Zion . [Full Article...]

Longtime Suffolk DA Resigns After Federal Indictment

Longtime Suffolk DA Resigns After Federal Indictment Photo A day after he was charged with obstruction of justice, Thomas J. Spota, center, the long-serving district attorney in Suffolk County, announced on Thursday that he is resigning. The defendants used their authority "to obstruct and attempt to obstruct the federal investigation by, among other means, using intimidation, threats and corrupt persuasion to pressure multiple witnesses, including ... [Full Article...]


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