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Youth Congress Twitter meme mocks Modi

Youth Congress Twitter meme mocks Modi Reacting sharply to the tweet and its deletion official national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party Sudhanshu Trivedi said, " Yuva Desh first posts such a derogatory tweet about the Prime Minister and then deletes it but the damage is done". [Full Article...]

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Misconduct

Former USA Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Misconduct Simone Biles, the star of the 2016 Olympic gymnastics competition as a teammate of Douglas' and Raisman's, was quick to defend Raisman after Douglas' dismissive response, which she said shocked her to see in writing but didn't "surprise" her. [Full Article...]

US Navy C-2 Greyhound crashes in Philippine Sea

US Navy C-2 Greyhound crashes in Philippine Sea A United States Navy aircraft with 11 crew members and passengers on board crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa, Japan , on Wednesday, the 7th Fleet says. The White House and President Donald Trump have yet to comment on the matter. But Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said, "I have been informed from the US military that engine trouble may have caused (the crash)", per CNN . [Full Article...]

Pakistan Court Orders Release of Cleric Wanted by United States for Terrorism

Pakistan Court Orders Release of Cleric Wanted by United States for Terrorism A large number Saeed's supporters who had gathered at the Lahore High Court shouted slogans to show their support to the terrorist. Saeed and four aides were placed under house arrest in January under the Anti-Terrorism Act. JuD, which has operated freely across Pakistan and is popular for its charity work, is considered by the U.S. and India to be a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the milita... [Full Article...]

Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes

Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes Two jumbo jets have been sold on China's Alibaba's e-commerce platform Taobao, it has emerged. Furthermore, the highest bidder and new proud owner is Chinese carrier SF Airlines, defeating out 25 other interested parties. The Xinhua News Agency reported that SF Airlines bought two Boeing 747 freighter planes on Taobao. Taobao, which translates roughly as "digging for treasure", also auct... [Full Article...]

Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula, offers full support

Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula, offers full support Patel, while addressing the media here, said the party would introduce a bill in the Gujarat Assembly for the reservation, if they won the forthcoming elections. He was slated to hold a press conference in Ahmedabad on Tuesday morning to clear his stand over Congress' quota proposal for the Patidars and announce if the community would extend support to the party. [Full Article...]

Ontario college strike causes confusion for students

Ontario college strike causes confusion for students The fall semester will run until December 22 for Seneca students, with the holiday break beginning December 23 with no classes, tests, exams or assignments due from 6 p.m. Law firm Charney Lawyers filed the proposed suit against Ontario's 24 community colleges last week. "Students who decide to withdraw from college because of the strike will receive a full tuition refund". [Full Article...]

Palestinians freeze ties with US

Palestinians freeze ties with US The justification for closing the office is that the Palestinians are threatening to submit cases to the International Criminal Court (ICC) about Israel and alleged war crimes. Offices for the Palestine Liberation Organization are seen in Washington, D.C., on November 21, 2017. The decision can be overturned if President Donald Trump determines that the Palestinians " have entered into direct ... [Full Article...]

Argentina: Missing sub could be out of oxygen soon

Argentina: Missing sub could be out of oxygen soon But spokesman Enrique Balbi said the noise was unlikely to have been caused by the submarine. The Argentine ships that went looking for the submarine recover some sort of repeated noises believed to come from an area of about 225 miles east of the Argentina's Valdes Peninsula, according to the naval spokesman, Enrique Balbi. [Full Article...]

Morning shower, good travel day heading to Thanksgiving

Morning shower, good travel day heading to Thanksgiving Wind chills will be in the upper-20s and low-30s before another breezy Monday . After sunset, we could still have a few lingering showers, but they will be coming to an end. More importantly, we'll be treated to a mix of sun and clouds, making for great travel conditions across the state. If you're holding off until Thursday to hit the road, you'll still be in good shape. [Full Article...]

Army personnel killed, 3 others injured in Kupwara gunfight in northern Kashmir

Army personnel killed, 3 others injured in Kupwara gunfight in northern Kashmir Police spokesman Manoj Pandita told Anadolu Agency that three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in Magam village in Kupwara district. The ultras opened fire, killing a soldier and injuring two other jawans, an Army official said. Among the slain militants was Owaid, a son of Zaki Rehman Maki and nephew of Zakiur Rehman Lakhavi, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, the police and the Army ... [Full Article...]

US To End Temporary Protected Status For Nearly 60000 Haitians

US To End Temporary Protected Status For Nearly 60000 Haitians A group of protesters, including some personally affected by the Trump administration's decision to end TPS for thousands of Haitians allowed into America after the devastating 2010 quake, hit the road to the President's Mar-a-Lago home Tuesday in an effort for their voices to be heard. [Full Article...]

Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon

Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon They will live out their days on Virginia Tech campuses alongside Tater and Tot, who were pardoned by Barack Obama previous year. - In a tradition we might have trouble explaining to foreigners, every November the President of the United States pardons a turkey. [Full Article...]

'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Moore accusations

'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Moore accusations The allegations against Mr Moore come amid a national reckoning over misdeeds by powerful men in media, business and politics. That's some law-and-order guy all right. Trump's comments come the day after his senior adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox News to say pretty much the same thing. Sessions said he had no reason to doubt Moore's accusers. [Full Article...]

Israel's PM Netanyahu to Meet with French President Macron on Iran

Israel's PM Netanyahu to Meet with French President Macron on Iran The Lebanese president has yet to accept Hariri's resignation , who is expected in Beirut on Wednesday for the celebration of National Day. Hariri's resignation on November 4 threw Lebanon into political crisis and put it center-stage in the Middle East's overarching rivalry between Sunni Saudi Arabia and its allies and a bloc led by Shi'ite Iran. [Full Article...]

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror It should have happened years ago, " Trump said from the White House ". But US officials see the designation - lifted by then-president George W. Bush in 2008 - as a way of ratcheting up the pressure on Pyongyang and especially on other states that may be failing to fully enforce the sanctions already in place. [Full Article...]

Argentina analysing sounds in search for missing submarine

Argentina analysing sounds in search for missing submarine The U.S. government is providing rapid response capabilities, including aircraft, equipment, and personnel to assist the government of Argentina in its search for the missing submarine. Sailors with the San Diego-based Undersea Research Command are aiding in the search with a submarine rescue chamber and four aircraft, officials said. [Full Article...]

Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis

Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Both leaders did not refer to the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis following the alleged persecution of the Muslim minority by the Myanmar army. On November 1, Myanmar insisted it was ready to set up a repatriation process but voiced fears Bangladesh was delaying an accord to get worldwide aid money. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation

Zimbabwe's Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation Zanu-PF has given Mugabe less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment. They also want the university to reverse the doctorate conferred on his wife Grace after just three months of registering with the institution. The public poured on to the streets in protest in recent days calling for the end to Mugabe's 37-year presidency. Ruling party members said they will initiate the i... [Full Article...]

Will not release padmavati, says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Will not release padmavati, says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan He also announced that a memorial would be built in queen Padmavati's memory. West Bengal chief minister's stand in favour of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film comes amid protests against its release by Rajput groups and some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders across the country. [Full Article...]


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