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United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port He said that a United Nations verification and inspection mechanism already in place could work with the Saudi-led coalition on implementing new procedures but that keeping ports closed in the interim was not viable. "The right choice for the Saudi regime and its allies is to stop the war, end the blockade and engage in direct dialogue", Samad said at the rally. On Tuesday, Yemen's airline s... [Full Article...]

Apple is the biggest wearable maker once again

Canalys Analyst Jason Low stated for the report that "Strong demand for the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 has dispelled service providers' doubts about the cellular smartwatch not appealing to customers". After the big three there is a big drop off, with Huawei a distant fourth on six per cent. Overall, Canalys believes that Apple was the #1 wearable manufacturer for the quarter includi... [Full Article...]

Win 1 for the skippers: Molitor, Lovullo honored

Win 1 for the skippers: Molitor, Lovullo honored Lovullo, who is the seventh manager to win the award in his first season as a manager, guided the Diamondbacks to a 93-69 season-a 24-win improvement from 2016. Hinch with 56 points (one first place vote). Among the other managers who received first-place votes was Dusty Baker of the Washington Nationals, who received one and finished fifth in the voting. [Full Article...]

Mass. had highest rate of reported hate crimes previous year

Mass. had highest rate of reported hate crimes previous year Fifteen of the hate crimes committed in San Leandro past year were racially motivated. Of the offenses reported, 47 targeted those with mental disabilities while 29 related to physical disabilities. Texas reported 178 total hate crimes in 2016. Of the 7,615 overall hate crime victims in 2016, 4,720 of them were against people. "Police departments that do not report credible data to the... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers say sexual harassers serving in Congress

Lawmakers say sexual harassers serving in Congress House lawmakers on Tuesday will review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country. Comstock said the name of the lawmaker she mentioned wasn't disclosed to her, but emphasized that naming names is an important step in promoting accountability and encouragin... [Full Article...]

Firefox Quantum with faster browser engine is now available to everyone

Firefox Quantum with faster browser engine is now available to everyone Firefox 57 combines the address and search bars - for new installations at least; existing users who miss the latter can restore it - reduces the clutter at the top of the window , and debuts a reworked new tab page. According to a blog post , Mozilla's year-long overhaul changed or added over 11 million lines of code, though it's not clear if "changed" includes "deleted" (presumably it does... [Full Article...]

Android fragmentation reaches a breaking point: 1 billion Android devices are outdated

Android and Apple fans can argue endlessly about who stole what and which phones are better, but there is at least one area where Android has consistently failed to keep up with its biggest rival: fragmentation. The Android distribution numbers are in for November , and Oreo is up to 0.3%. This feature is activated when a device runs low on storage space, and this is how it works - after a leng... [Full Article...]

Russia's Defense Ministry to Investigate Wrong Photos Used on Syria Statement

Russia's Defense Ministry to Investigate Wrong Photos Used on Syria Statement The Russian Defense Ministry also provided authentic photos of an IS militant convoy heading for the Syrian-Iraqi border. A spokesperson for the Russian defence ministry told media it was "carrying out checks on a civilian employee who mistakenly added photographs to the ministry's statement". [Full Article...]

Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce

Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce Pressed by a reporter as to how exactly the Russians would convince the Iranians to withdraw from Syria entirely, the official described the memorandum as having "kind of extended that (earlier) progress to really turn the area into a de-escalation area", before reiterating that USA policy remains committed to a Syria "free of Iran, free of Hezbollah, free of all these militias that the Iranians h... [Full Article...]

Iran quake: Death toll soars to more than 450

Iran quake: Death toll soars to more than 450 As many as 3,950 people have been injured, Iran's Tasnim news agency said . Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan sent a letter of condolences to First Vice-President of Iran Es'haq Jahangiri on the devastating natural disaster that claimed hundreds of lives in the province of Kermanshah, press service of the government told Armenpress. [Full Article...]

Militant, Soldier Killed In South Kashmir Encounter

Militant, Soldier Killed In South Kashmir Encounter As the security forces started the operation, they encountered counter-attack from the militants. A militant was also killed in the operation, the sources said. "He may have done some diploma course, but not BTech", the DIG said, adding that Mudasir had joined militancy in 2015. Reports from Laam forests of Tral town of South Kashmir's Pulwama district said that government forces busted a hide... [Full Article...]

Woman who made obscene gesture at Donald Trump is showered with money

Woman who made obscene gesture at Donald Trump is showered with money The episode started when Ms Briskman was cycling through Sterling, Virginia, in September and President Trump's motorcade passed her on the way to one of his golf courses. "You can show your support by donating here". She may be out of a job for her bold (and some would say profane) display towards the president, but she can take some comfort in knowing that in addition to serving as a minor her... [Full Article...]

Your iPhone X is about to wirelessly charge faster

Your iPhone X is about to wirelessly charge faster It looks like there is a problem with Google's YouTube app on Apple's iOS 11. However, even with the iOS 11.2, the new iPhone will not be supporting the maximum charging speeds available on the current Qi 1.2 standard which is 15 W. Still, 7.5W is faster than what you can get right now, so if you're buying your first Qi charging pad , check the box to make sure it outputs at least that much... [Full Article...]

At least 3 dead after shooting at California elementary school

More than 100 law enforcement personnel are in the area helping with investigating at least five scenes. "I know that the school's been cleared". A six-year-old child is among the wounded following the incident near an elementary school in Rancho Tehama. [Full Article...]

1-year-old is lone survivor of auto crash that killed four

1-year-old is lone survivor of auto crash that killed four A woman who lives in the area told Local 4 that crashes are commonplace on this stretch of I-94. A 2-year-old boy was seen walking away from the wreck with firefighters, Local 4 Detroit reported. Rodgers, front-seat passenger, Alesia Maddox, and rear seat passengers, Armonie Maddox and Ervin Johnson, were not wearing seatbelts and died instantly, police said. [Full Article...]

East Asia Summit to censure N. Korea's nuclear program

East Asia Summit to censure N. Korea's nuclear program South Korean President Moon Jae-in holds a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam on November 11. He is set to return home on Wednesday, ending his three-nation Southeast Asia trip that earlier took him to Indonesia and Vietnam. [Full Article...]

Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws

Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws While businesses would be able to boycott gay marriages, they would otherwise have to comply with existing anti-discrimination laws. 'The right to freedom of religion also appears in worldwide law. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said Labor would give the Smith bill "very favourable consideration". "You could potentially see a situation where a hire auto company could leave their customers ... [Full Article...]

Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years

Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8000 years Georgia , which has a long heritage of winemaking , is positioned at a crossroads between Western Asia and Eastern Europe, and the grape identified in jar fragments excavated from two Neolithic-era villages is Vitis vinifera - aka the "Eurasian grapevine", from which almost all kinds of modern wine originate. [Full Article...]

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports The House vote came a day before the top United Nations aid official in Yemen called on the Saudi-led coalition to open all Yemen's sea ports urgently, saying it risked undoing the fight against cholera and hunger, with 7 million already in "famine-like conditions". [Full Article...]

Venezuela crude output hits 28-year low: Opec

US West Texas Intermediate crude eased 6 cents to $56.68, CNBC reported. They also claimed that they were careful and doubtful on betting on further price rises. Crude Oil outperformed the commodities pack by rallying nearly 25 percent in the last 2 months on the back of production cut from OPEC countries and geopolitical tension that is going on in the world. [Full Article...]


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