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Russian Foreign Minister Confirms Trump-Putin Meeting in Vietnam

Russian Foreign Minister Confirms Trump-Putin Meeting in Vietnam There is a strong possibility that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet on the sidelines of the upcoming worldwide summit in Vietnam, the Kremlin said. "If Trump can drive these points home, Putin may be more willing to put pressure on North Korea, including financially; trade between North Korea and Russian Federation more than doubled in the first half of 2017". [Full Article...]

Uber Wants to Develop Flying Taxis by 2020

Uber Wants to Develop Flying Taxis by 2020 Uber also announced that Los Angeles will be the second USA city where it will test its uberAIR service. The flying taxi project could drastically reduce trip times by avoiding traffic while remaining relatively affordable. Uber hopes it will eventually become a form of mass transport and cost commuters less than using their own auto, though initially it will be more expensive than that, Uber'... [Full Article...]

Germany's Top Court Recognizes 'Intersex' Gender In Birth Registry

The person in question then to the challenge to a German high court, who ruled that the government would have to introduce new regulations so that an intersex gender option would be available on all official documents. The Association for Intersexual People told AFP news agency it welcomed the decision saying it hoped for "further steps in the same direction". Intersex is a term which has largel... [Full Article...]

Repealing the Individual Mandate: A Tangled Tale

Repealing the Individual Mandate: A Tangled Tale The CBO said in December that overturning the individual mandate would save $416 billion between 2018 and 2026. As lawmakers consider tax reform, GOP conservatives see rolling back the mandate as a way to cut federal spending. Walker has been slightly more aggressive, and went on to calling it a "good move". Eliminating the individual mandate outright would spark a political firestorm among ... [Full Article...]

At GDC 2018, see how PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds became a Twitch sensation

At GDC 2018, see how PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds became a Twitch sensation Also of note is that Fortnite announced the game had surpassed 20 million players over the weekend - a not insignificant feat considering the arguably current leader of the genre PUBG only themselves announced yesterday that they'd just hit a similar milestone. [Full Article...]

Sacked Zimbabwe VP in exile, vows to defy Mugabe

Sacked Zimbabwe VP in exile, vows to defy Mugabe Several of former Zimmabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies are facing expulsion from the ruling party, as is Mnangagwa himself. Supporters of Grace Mugabe, 52, gathered outside the headquarters of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front on Wednesday with banners calling for her to be named vice president. [Full Article...]

New Surveillance Video Shows Sherri Papini Minutes Before She Was Rescued

New Surveillance Video Shows Sherri Papini Minutes Before She Was Rescued She has claimed that two Hispanic women abducted her at gunpoint, and that they bound her, beat her, held her captive and starved her before eventually dumping her on the side of the highway. Brian Jackson told the Record Searchlight in October, though, that officials discovered DNA from a male and female on Papini. The second woman was described as Hispanic, between 40 and 50 years old, about ... [Full Article...]

Murphy To Thank Supporters After New Jersey Governor's Race Win

Murphy To Thank Supporters After New Jersey Governor's Race Win In fact, in his primary victory speech, Phil Murphy proclaimed his desire to sign a marijuana legalization bill within his first 100 days in office. "But let there be no doubt, starting here, starting now and starting with us, New Jersey is coming back". "It won't be easy and it's certainly won't be overnight", he said. [Full Article...]

In a first, New Jersey town elects Sikh as Mayor

In a first, New Jersey town elects Sikh as Mayor I look forward to being your Mayor!", Bhalla tweeted . The flyer as originally produced raises the issue that Bhalla could have a conflict of interest as mayor in considering city contracts with a utility company that has been a client of the law firm for which Bhalla has worked as an attorney. [Full Article...]

Ryan School murder case: CBI questions Class XI student

Ryan School murder case: CBI questions Class XI student The sensational Aarushi murder case may have been allegedly botched up by the CBI but it has some similarities with the Pradyuman case. Although the CBI is yet to make an official statement, a report by CNN News18 said the Class XI student has been charged with Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder). [Full Article...]

Is Landscaping Drama at the Root of Rand Paul's Assault?

Is Landscaping Drama at the Root of Rand Paul's Assault? Boucher ran up from behind and tackled the senator with such force that he caused "five rib fractures including 3 displaced fractures", according to Doug Stafford , an aide to Mr. "Thank you for your thoughts and prayers", Paul said on Twitter on Sunday morning, referring to his wife. But Porter said that in all the years he has known Paul, he has never heard him mention Boucher or any type of ... [Full Article...]

Facebook asks users to upload nudes to fight revenge porn

Facebook asks users to upload nudes to fight revenge porn Earlier this year, Facebook implemented a photo-matching tool in the U.S. to stop sharing of content tagged as revenge porn in the past. Facebook is collaborating with four countries to test a pre-emptive method to detect and stop revenge porn. [Full Article...]

Paddles, New Zealand PM's 'First Cat', Dies In Car Crash

Paddles, New Zealand PM's 'First Cat', Dies In Car Crash The bio of Paddles' account read: "Have thumbs, will tweet". 'To anyone who has ever lost a pet, you'll know how sad we feel. "They found her before we did, and we will always be grateful for that". On Instagram, Ardern thanked everyone for their thoughts and asked people to "please be kind" to New Zealand's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. [Full Article...]

Research shows sheep can learn to recognize faces

Research shows sheep can learn to recognize faces EWE AGAIN Sheep were trained to recognize celebrity faces, demonstrating that the animals can recognize a familiar human face from a 2-D image. Later, the sheep were shown two faces and rewarded with food when they approached the one they were previously taught to recognize. [Full Article...]

Iran, Pakistan to help establish peace in Afghanistan: Iranian DM

Iran, Pakistan to help establish peace in Afghanistan: Iranian DM He maintained that a regional approach was required to defeat this threat adding that Pakistan had taken effective measures on the Pak-Afghan border . 'Iranian soil shall not be used against Pakistan, ' the Iranian spokesperson assured. Over the course of his meetings Gen Qamar Bajwa has outlined the measures taken by his country to strengthen security along the border and thwart the nefarious de... [Full Article...]

Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting

Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting Responding to a USA mass shooting for the second time in six weeks, President Donald Trump said Monday that it wasn't "a guns situation" that was behind the slayings of more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church a day earlier. "If you did what you're suggesting, there would have been no difference three days ago, and you might not have had that very fearless person who happened to have a ... [Full Article...]

Syria to join Paris climate accord, leaving only U.S. on outside

Syria to join Paris climate accord, leaving only U.S. on outside But last month Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua's president, and Rosario Murillo, his vice president and wife, said in a joint statement that the country would sign anyway. "We are in the process of becoming part of the agreement". Nauert said that the department's under secretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, would lead a USA delegation to the Bonn talks next week but that Trump's decision would ... [Full Article...]

Ghani orders probe into Pakistani Consulate staffer's death in Jalalabad

Ghani orders probe into Pakistani Consulate staffer's death in Jalalabad A resident of the Sialkot district of Punjab province, the official leaves behind five children and a widow. He was out for shopping at a local market when he was targeted and subsequently shot down. Khawaja Asif, the Foreign Minister has expressed deep sorrow over the " martyrdom ". While briefing a meeting of Senate's Committee on Foreign Affairs in Islamabad , the foreign secretary said terr... [Full Article...]

NHPD Seeks Bank Robbery Suspect

NHPD Seeks Bank Robbery Suspect Police are still looking for the suspect, who may have fled in a light grey auto with a back window covered in clear plastic. The same convenience store also was robbed early on October 20. The Lorain Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a November 2 robbery at the Chase Bank, 2232 Fairless Drive. [Full Article...]

Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, makes history

Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, makes history Democrat Danica Roem , an experienced newspaper reporter, beat Republican Del. "It's historic. ... It sends a message to politicians everywhere that the politics of bigotry is over", House Democratic Leader David Toscano said . Roem , however, was focused on jobs, education and traffic congestion during the race. "No matter what you look like, where you come from, how you worship or who you... [Full Article...]


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