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GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant hunts

GOP congressman calls for ban on elephant hunts Following strong bipartisan criticism of the administration's decision to allow imports of trophy carcasses, a practice was halted under the Obama administration, Trump had moved Friday to put the imports on hold. Others reminded us that Trump's sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, are big-game hunters. Some critics say it is ethically wrong to kill wildlife for sport. [Full Article...]

Indira Gandhi centenary: Congress, TMC hit out at PM Narendra Modi

Indira Gandhi centenary: Congress, TMC hit out at PM Narendra Modi Kolkata Municipal Corporatio (KMC) too organised an event in front of the Indira Gandhi statue, attended by state ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee."Gandhi, after becoming prime minister, adopted pro-people policies". Despite her surname Gandhi, she is not related to the family of Mahatma Gandhi. However, in 1982, a good majority of Kerala leaders, including Chandy and Antony, returne... [Full Article...]

Republican Sen. Susan Collins Says She Does Not Believe Roy Moore's Denials

Republican Sen. Susan Collins Says She Does Not Believe Roy Moore's Denials In a resolution, the young Republicans said Moore "has yet to provide credible evidence or explanation to discredit these allegations", referring to the claims of seven women who said Moore either sexually assaulted, harassed or dated them when they were teenagers in the 1970s. [Full Article...]

190 militants killed this year: GOC Chinar corps

190 militants killed this year: GOC Chinar corps The joint team of forces intensified the combing operation and the hiding militants opened fire upon them triggering of an encounter, he said. The anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir have continued in the wake of violence by Pakistan-based militants. [Full Article...]

Israel wants Saudi ties to defeat Iran By

Israel wants Saudi ties to defeat Iran By Tensions have mounted between Saudi Arabia and Iran since November 4, when Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a long-time Saudi ally, announced a surprise resignation, accusing Tehran and its allied Lebanese Hezbollah movement of destabilizing his and other Arab countries. [Full Article...]

Salvation Army Launches Kettle Campaign to help those in need year round

Salvation Army Launches Kettle Campaign to help those in need year round If we were to have all 22 covered, it would be fantastic."Thanks to generous Berks County donors, the Salvation Army surpassed its $120,000 goal previous year, said Capt. "We're about the people who need our love and our support, not only at Christmas, but all year long". Bell ringing at the Independence Fareway consists of hour-long blocks that are available 8 a.m.to 8 p.m., Monday - Saturday t... [Full Article...]

High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region

High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region A Wind Advisory has been posted for all of Western Massachusetts. A High Wind Warning is in effect for Long Island, with gusts of winds from 55-60 miles per hour. Locally higher gusts to 60 miles per hour are possible in the higher elevations.* Timing.Late Sunday night through Monday afternoon. Sunday afternoon will see more sun than earlier that morning, but falling temperatures coupl... [Full Article...]

Ontario government to table back-to-work legislation to end college strike

Ontario government to table back-to-work legislation to end college strike Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday evening that she would table the legislation immediately to "return Ontario college students to the classroom where they belong". OPSEU say they are calling on the College Employer Council to come back to the table this afternoon and "finish the job of negotiating a collective agreement". [Full Article...]

Trump Mocks Franken Over Photo of Him Groping Sleeping Woman

Trump Mocks Franken Over Photo of Him Groping Sleeping Woman Smith pointed out that Menendez "was not tried for sexual assault" and that those are "two different things we're talking about". Moore has strenuously denied the allegations and claimed all are lying , even though he wrote a personal "love" note to one in her high school year book. [Full Article...]

ZCTU Warns SADC Against Protecting Mugabe

ZCTU Warns SADC Against Protecting Mugabe An official press release from the South African presidency said that the group will assess the latest political and security developments in that Southern African country and will make its recommendations to the SADC heads of State and Government. [Full Article...]

Airbus makes a Mega Deal Worth USD 40 Billion

Airbus makes a Mega Deal Worth USD 40 Billion European plane maker Airbus has announced its largest plane order by volume ever at the Dubai Airshow with a memorandum of understanding for 430 A320neo aircraft from United States aviation investor Bill Franke's Indigo Partners . 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 o... [Full Article...]

Moody's upgrades India's ratings: 10 things you need to know

Moody's upgrades India's ratings: 10 things you need to know The agency said it was lifting India's rating to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed its rating outlook to stable from positive as risks to India's credit profile were broadly balanced. Moody's said the recently-introduced goods and services tax (GST), a landmark reform that turned India's 29 states into a single customs union for the first time, will boost productivity by removing barriers to inter-state ... [Full Article...]

Outrage Bubbles Up After Texas Sheriff Threatens Owners of 'F**k Trump' Truck

Outrage Bubbles Up After Texas Sheriff Threatens Owners of 'F**k Trump' Truck FOX 26 News knocked on the door of the home of the woman who owns the truck, but she did not care to comment. "Our Prosecutor has informed us she would accept Disorderly Conduct charges regarding it, but I feel we could come to an agreement regarding a modification to it", Nehls wrote. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria

Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on United Nations action on Syria The mandate for the joint inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which found the Syrian government used the banned nerve agent sarin in an April 4 attack, expires at midnight Thursday. [Full Article...]

Franken's Past Sexual Humor Has Been Scrutinized Before

Franken's Past Sexual Humor Has Been Scrutinized Before All I could think about was getting to a bathroom as fast as possible to rinse the taste of him out of my mouth". "It's obvious how Leeann would feel violated by that picture". Of the photo, Franken said: "I look at it now, and I feel disgusted with myself". Franken has since apologized for the incident, writing in a statement Thursday, "While I don't remember the rehearsal for the skit as Leean... [Full Article...]

Hawaii mental patient captured in Florida

Hawaii mental patient captured in Florida Days later, Honolulu police received a tip that Saito was on his way to a brother's home in Stockton, said Honolulu CrimeStoppers Sgt. Chris Kim. Saito randomly killed Yamashiro by shooting her in the face with a pellet gun and then repeatedly stabbing her. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Thoughts and Prayers To Wrong Shooting Victims

Trump Tweets Thoughts and Prayers To Wrong Shooting Victims Four people were killed and several children were injured when a gunman stormed Rancho Tehama Elementary School in California on Tuesday in the latest U.S. The new one is in California'. It was deleted around eight hours later according to a report from Huffington Post . Police shot and killed the gunman in the California attack yesterday, saying the shooting spree started as a "domestic violen... [Full Article...]

Uber Hit With a Class Action Lawsuit Over Sexual Assault Claims

Uber Hit With a Class Action Lawsuit Over Sexual Assault Claims Christensen said. The women claim that while patronizing the ride-sharing company, drivers sexually assaulted them. "The company must come forward with information about how many reports it has received about rapes, sexual assaults, and gender-motivated harassment to allow consumers to assess whether Uber really does provide safe rides, especially to women", Christensen said in a statement. [Full Article...]

North Korea: 3 USA aircraft carriers creating 'worst ever' situation

The deployment of three U.S. aircraft carriers, which entered waters off the Korean Peninsula in a joint maritime exercise with the South Korea, was just a "normal operation" with "no big message" intended, said U.S. "We sent three of the largest aircraft carriers in the world (to the Korean Peninsula) and a nuclear submarine is also positioned", the American president warned Pyongyang soon af... [Full Article...]

Russia's Defence Ministry to investigate wrong photos used on Syria statement

Russia's Defence Ministry to investigate wrong photos used on Syria statement The original post by the Russian Ministry of Defence shared the following message, along with some screenshots one of which was taken from footage of AC-130 Gunship Simulator. In the top-right corner, you can see the beginnings of the statement from the video that claims the footage shown was work-in-progress gameplay and that all of the content shown is subject to change. [Full Article...]


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