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Typhoon Lan: Hundreds of flights cancelled in Japan

Typhoon Lan: Hundreds of flights cancelled in Japan Almost 90 others suffered injuries, majority minor, media reported. More than 70,000 households across Japan were advised to evacuate and more than 5,000 were ordered to do so, according to the Japanese NHK broadcaster. One part received more than 600 mm (23 inches) of rain in 48 hours, twice the usual amount of rain for the whole month of October. The storm, which drenched many regions over the... [Full Article...]

Hundreds attend Girard vigil to honor town's slain police officer

Hundreds attend Girard vigil to honor town's slain police officer Girard Mayor Jim Melfi was fighting back tears as he described Leo's character and how his colleagues will remember him. If you knew this young man, you're not surprised. Girard police were called to a domestic dispute at an Indiana Avenue home after the suspect's girlfriend says he threatened her and her children. "This is certainly the saddest day of our city's history". [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter on Trump Surprising sympathy

Jimmy Carter on Trump Surprising sympathy Gen. H. R. McMaster on the subject. The speech says the carefully arranged worldwide nuclear deal with Iran should act as a model for dealings with North Korea - an emphasis on seeking diplomatic solutions while keeping open the option of military action. [Full Article...]

Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk, US government says

Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk, US government says The FAA explained in a research paper that the fire could, in a worst-case scenario, be enough to completely take down the plane, putting lives both in the air and on the ground at risk. The paper says the European Safety Agency, the FAA's counterpart in Europe; Airbus, one of the world's largest makers of passenger airliners; the International Federation of Airline Pilots' Association, and the ... [Full Article...]

Sherin Mathews disappearance: Police find a child's body, await official identification

Sherin Mathews disappearance: Police find a child's body, await official identification Around 3:15 a.m., when he went to retrieve the child, she was gone, the document says. Richardson police have found a body they believe is a missing girl at the center of a highly-publicized search. "Mathews said he directed his daughter to stand near a large tree at approximately 3am (on Saturday local time) because she wouldn't drink her milk ", an arrest affidavit said. [Full Article...]

Militants target 3 locals' houses in Kashmir

Militants target 3 locals' houses in Kashmir However, no one was arrested. The National Conference leader who represented the Rajpora constituency, in Shopian district, as a lawmaker, said: "It clearly demonstrates that militant action is in retaliation to the ransacking of their houses by forces". [Full Article...]

Tesla reaches deal to build factory in China

Tesla reaches deal to build factory in China The deal could also create some political problems for Tesla in the USA, where the current presidential administration has regularly voiced its opposition to offshoring manufacturing jobs (as well as its belief China poses an existential economic threat to the US). [Full Article...]

$25000 reward offered for information in Seminole Heights murders

$25000 reward offered for information in Seminole Heights murders Hoffa was found in a vacant parking lot half a mile from where the body of Benjamin Mitchell, the first fatality in the string of homicides, was found. Investigators reportedly found a man near where Mitchell was murdered on surveillance video, and are now in search of him. Dugan said they rushed to the area, where they found Anthony Taino Naiboa dead on the sidewalk, about 100 yards (91 meter... [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 elimination: Viewers want Puneesh Sharma evicted

Bigg Boss 11 elimination: Viewers want Puneesh Sharma evicted Ready or not, Dhinchak Pooja will enter Bigg Boss 11 house in tonight's episode of Weekend Ka Vaar . Meanwhile in the latest episode of Bigg Boss 11 , the housemates selected the best performers of luxury budget task - Hina and Sapna - as contenders in the captaincy race. [Full Article...]

Restaurant Admits It Gets Its Chicken From Popeyes

Restaurant Admits It Gets Its Chicken From Popeyes For now, she said, waiters are telling customers who order fried chicken that it isn't fried in-house, so they can choose something else if they want. Outsourcing is when a restaurant brings in a fully cooked or ready made product which if you count all the frozen things Sysco provides to pop in an oven and serve, is alot. [Full Article...]

Koetter: QB Jameis Winston will start Sunday vs. Bills

Koetter: QB Jameis Winston will start Sunday vs. Bills The Buccaneers third-year quarterback suffered an AC joint sprain in his right throwing shoulder in last week's loss to the Arizona Cardinals but was a full participant in Friday's practice after being limited on both Wednesday and Thursday. [Full Article...]

Petitions turned in calling for Snyder to remove Col. Etue from job

Petitions turned in calling for Snyder to remove Col. Etue from job Now, amidst calls for Etue's resignation from the Legislative Black Caucus, the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, the Detroit branch of the NAACP among others, the Michigan Police Department is suspending her for five days without pay. [Full Article...]

Putin says Russian Federation untroubled by U.S. military build-up in Baltics

Putin says Russian Federation untroubled by U.S. military build-up in Baltics Putin said that "disrespect is shown for [Trump]" in the USA, which he called "regrettable". "Every one of their steps are known and clear to us", Putin said at a forum with scholars. Admitting that right now, "there is less security in the world", he regretted the fact that "instead of progress and democracy, we see radical elements, extremist groups that deny civilization itself, seek to plunge ... [Full Article...]

US Secretary to discuss economy, joint efforts against terrorism during Pakistan visit

US Secretary to discuss economy, joint efforts against terrorism during Pakistan visit In the speech , he said the emerging Delhi-Washington strategic partnership stands upon a shared commitment upholding the rule of law, freedom of navigation, universal values and free trade. Sources said that Tillerson's visit was very significant as it would clarify Trump's policy and set a course for future Islamabad-Washington relations. [Full Article...]

After strikes, Syria says Israel is backing anti-regime 'terrorists'

The Syrian regime has provided its own explanation for the shootings, telling the United Nations that Israel had itself asked rebel forces to shoot into its territory in order to justify carrying out attacks in Syria. It also acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes against Hezbollah forces in Syria to stop what it calls advanced arms deliveries to the Lebanese Shiite militant group, which ... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwean President Mugabe Receives Controversial WHO Appointment

Zimbabwean President Mugabe Receives Controversial WHO Appointment Mugabe, 93, has always been criticised at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy falls apart. Ghebreyesus described Mugabe and his government in very different terms, suggesting Zimbabwe was "a country that places universal health coverage and health promotion at the centre of its policies to provide health care to all". [Full Article...]

Unstoppable Pakistan ready for 4th ODI today

Unstoppable Pakistan ready for 4th ODI today In Sharjah, Pakistan secured triumph against Sri Lanka in last five One Day Internationals. Sri Lanka Head Coach Nic Pothas pulled out of the Pakistan tour along one other member of support staff, it surfaced on Saturday. "Hafeez's bowling action will now be scrutinised further under the ICC illegal bowling action regulations". The two sides are now battling it out in a five-match ODI ... [Full Article...]

Man In Pikachu Costume Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

Man In Pikachu Costume Arrested After Jumping White House Fence Prior to trespassing, the Pikachu-costumed Combs told nearby officers he was unarmed (which undoubtedly raised suspicions) before jumping over the barrier and ignoring commands to stop. Combs was not known to law enforcement, court documents say. Combs told police he expected to be arrested and had researched D.C. charges and previous jumpers. [Full Article...]

Match against Mali should have been postponed, says Ghana coach

Match against Mali should have been postponed, says Ghana coach The Eagles of Mali coach Jonas Kokou Komla has hailed his team's memorable win over the Black Starlets in the quarterfinals of the U-17 FIFA World Cup now ongoing in India. The goal didn't upset Ghana and they started to create more and more attack on opponent goal. But the goal was disallowed as Ghana's Mohammed Kudus had fouled Ibrahim Kane while heading the incoming cross towards Sulley. [Full Article...]

Teenage girl molested, brutally thrashed in Mumbai street, passersby look on

Teenage girl molested, brutally thrashed in Mumbai street, passersby look on Her friend, who was present with her during the incident, took the victim to a nearby hospital. The police, who had yesterday arrested and later released Shaikh on bail, took the accused into custody again and said a new charge of molestation under section 354, IPC was against the accused. [Full Article...]


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