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WEATHER: Warning issued over gales and rain in South Yorkshire

WEATHER: Warning issued over gales and rain in South Yorkshire Heavy rain is expected across the areas affected by the Met Office warning for Wednesday. Strong winds are expected to move east across England and Wales during Wednesday. Heavy rain will gradually clear eastwards during Wednesday night. However, the south east is expected to escape the worst of the heavy rain which is expected to sweep across the UK. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district

Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district While the security forces were attempting to burst terror hideouts after an information was received to them, a gun battle started where the forces were able to neutralise terrorists. One soldier was killed in the operation and two others injured, said an Army spokesperson, adding that the operation was still on. Separately, the Army and police launched a joint operation in the forests of Zirham... [Full Article...]

New Windsor deadly fire victim identified

New Windsor deadly fire victim identified The three-alarm fire is bringing out fire departments and EMS personnel from across Orange County. The first explosion occurred around 10:15 a.m. Monday at the Verla International cosmetics factory, New Windsor police said. "In response to the chemical explosion and fire that occurred this morning in New Windsor, I am directing state emergency response teams to assist local officials in the re... [Full Article...]

Iranian Charged With Hacking HBO

Iranian Charged With Hacking HBO The United States has charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO and trying to extort $6 million in digital currency from the US television network. HBO responded by offering a " bug bounty ", a payment normally given to legitimate researchers who discover security vulnerabilities. Behzad Mesri, who went by the alias Skote Vahshat , has been indicted for cybercrimes related to the alleged h... [Full Article...]

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing NAN reports that the attack happened in Dazala area of Mubi town in Adamawa on Tuesday around 5 a.m. when Muslims were observing the early morning prayer. In a statement, the president's office said the government would do "everything required to secure the state from the deadly menace of Boko Haram". [Full Article...]

Mugabe has just hours to quit before he is impeached

Mugabe has just hours to quit before he is impeached Shrewd and ruthless, he managed to stay in power despite advancing age, growing opposition, global sanctions and the dissolving economy of a once-prosperous African nation. Meanwhile, Zimbabweans are still reeling from Mugabe's refusal to resign of his own accord and want him out whatever it takes. War veterans and opposition leaders are expected to lead demonstrations in an attempt to pressure ... [Full Article...]

Lebanon's Hariri lands in Cyprus, meets its president- Hariri Twitter feed

Lebanon's Hariri lands in Cyprus, meets its president- Hariri Twitter feed Hariri left Paris this morning and visited Egypt where he held talks with President Abdel Fatah Sissi, then visited Cyprus in an unexpected visit and held talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades. Hezbollah is part of a national unity government that Mr Hariri formed past year. Coinciding with the arrest of senior royals and businessmen in Saudi Arabia , the resignation raised questions... [Full Article...]

Woman with 'f*** Trump' sticker on her truck is arrested

Woman with 'f*** Trump' sticker on her truck is arrested Nehls issued a statement Monday that said he was hoping for a "calm and reasonable" discussion with Fonseca, but he now believes that is not possible. She celebrated her freedom in the most epic way imaginable - by trolling the sheriff with a sassy AF decal for her truck. "If you can say 'grab those women by the p****,'" Fonseca said, referencing President Trump . [Full Article...]

Hope for missing submarine as possible signal detected

Hope for missing submarine as possible signal detected However, the navy was unable to confirm that those calls originated from the submarine. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi says Monday that a USA aircraft was sent to check an area where the noise was heard by two Argentine Navy ships. "Thank God", he said. She graduated from Argentina's submarine and diving school in 2012 as the first female officer and always loved her job working at sea, accordin... [Full Article...]

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror The designation came a week after Trump returned from a 12-day, five-nation trip to Asia in which he made containing North Korea's nuclear ambitions a centerpiece of his discussions. USA officials cited the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother in a Malaysian airport this year as an act of terrorism. [Full Article...]

Are you Mujahids or proxies of Pakistan? Army asks militants in J&K

Are you Mujahids or proxies of Pakistan? Army asks militants in J&K The presser was addressed at Badami Bagh cantonment of Srinagar and Inspector General of J&K police Muneer Khan and GoC of south Kashmir based Victor Force B S Raju were also present. Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said six militants, including LeT commander Mahmood Bhai, were killed in the gunfight. Subsequently, the militants had received. [Full Article...]

Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization'

Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization' Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit said Sunday the AL Member States unanimously agreed on rejecting the Iranian approach and actions. "The Iranian plan is to control the Middle East by means of two Shi'ite crescents", Eisenkot told Elaph , "the first being from Iran through Iraq to Syria and Lebanon and the second across the Gulf from Bahrain to Yemen to the Red Sea". [Full Article...]

Hillary Jokes She's Resigning From The 'Fox News Presidency'

Al Franken's (D-Minn.) response to sexual harassment accusations "is the kind of accountability I'm talking about", that the Republican tax reform plan is "bad" and "cruel" policy, and that the Uranium One deal conversation is a "political stunt [created] by the Trump Administration and its allies". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era ban

Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era ban In fact, the reversal of the 2014 ban caused such an uproar that by the end of the day, President Trump tweeted that he had chose to reverse the reversal , writing, "Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts". [Full Article...]

Province moves to end college faculty strike

Province moves to end college faculty strike The provincial government has ordered the colleges to create a fund - using savings from the strike - to help students who may be experiencing financial hardship because of the labour dispute. That's a situation that hurts the quality of students' education, MacKay said. "But I really hope the teachers get what they were asking for, or at least something reasonable". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's accusers, and their sexual-assault allegations, return to spotlight

Donald Trump's accusers, and their sexual-assault allegations, return to spotlight Maher called the claims against Franken "very disturbing" and joked, "I was so shaken I called Bill Cosby to see if he had anything to calm me down". The women discussed what it's been like for them as more and more men in power are being publicly condemned for accusations of sexual misconduct in the wake of the #MeToo movement . [Full Article...]

Gusty winds, rain showers, and thunderstorms develop for Saturday

Gusty winds, rain showers, and thunderstorms develop for Saturday There will be numerous snow showers today with up to 4 inches of snow possible. Winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. For Sunday night, we'll be under a partly cloudy sky, and lows will flirt with the freezing point. Highs of 35 to 42 degrees are expected. Southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Sunday ... Mostly sunny, and around 50 for the high. The forecasters at Accuweather.com agree... [Full Article...]

Venezuela suffers another blow as PDVSA declared in default

Venezuela suffers another blow as PDVSA declared in default Venezuelan finance minister Simon Zerpa said the debt restructuring deal was signed with Russia's vice minister of finance, Sergei Storchak, in Moscow. Caracas has only US$9.7 billion in foreign reserves and needs to pay back at least US$1.47 billion in interest on various bonds by the end of the year, and then about US$8 billion in 2018. [Full Article...]

China renews call for North Korea, US 'freeze-for-freeze'

China renews call for North Korea, US 'freeze-for-freeze' It said these appeared larger than those for North Korea's Romeo-class attack submarine. The report states that satellite images of the Sinpo South Shipyard taken November 5 show "the presence of what appear to be sections of a submarine's pressure hull in the yards". [Full Article...]

Boeing versus Airbus: Who won the battle of Dubai?

Boeing versus Airbus: Who won the battle of Dubai? The deal also means Airbus sales chief John Leahy, who is set to retire after more than 20 years and deals for thousands of jets, can leave the company in a blaze of glory. To put the deal in a larger context, a single airline with 430 planes would rank among the 10 largest carriers on the planet. The third Airbus deal involved 15 Airbus 320neo was announced at the air show by AerCap Hol... [Full Article...]


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