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Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks

Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks Assad thanked Putin for providing support in the fight and said that with major battles now behind, he is ready to start forging a "political settlement" to end the war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions since 2011. [Full Article...]

Why Asteroid That Zipped Through Our Solar System Last Month Is Important

Why Asteroid That Zipped Through Our Solar System Last Month Is Important With 'Oumuamua hurtling through the system at 95,000 km/h (59,000 mph) and already passing within 0.25 AU (23 million mi, 37 million km) of the Sun in September, there was no time to waste. If planets form around other stars the same way they did in the Solar System, many objects the size of 'Oumuamua should get slung out into space. This unique object was discovered on October 19, 2017 by the P... [Full Article...]

Ten people killed as building collapses post fire in Ludhiana

Ten people killed as building collapses post fire in Ludhiana Chemicals stored in Gola Plastic Factory stoked the fire, officials said. Rescue workers from India's National Disaster Response Force are sifting through debris in an attempt to find survivors, with local media reporting that at least three people have died. [Full Article...]

Santa Claus parade a hit with kids

Santa Claus parade a hit with kids We're still weeks away from knowing whether or not it will be a white Christmas in the provincial capital, but we do know that Santa Claus will be making an early appearance this weekend. Reina is going to personally hand deliver those letters to Santa himself, but kids need to make sure those letters are written very neatly, with their names, addresses and ages clearly legible. [Full Article...]

Trump insults Arizona senator as 'Flake(y)'

Trump insults Arizona senator as 'Flake(y)' TV stations at the event picked up his comment. After the hour-long discussion ended, Flake stepped off the stage and into the audience. For the record Flake hasn't said that he's a no on Trump's tax plan. Just for fun, think how much fun it would be, just to be the foil you know. Giles didn't mention Trump by name, but he was apparently talking about the President. [Full Article...]

BJP leaders, workers 'shield' accused councilors from arrest, swarms hospital

BJP leaders, workers 'shield' accused councilors from arrest, swarms hospital The police have not filed a case against the CPM councilors who attacked even a woman councilor from a Scheduled Caste community, Rajasekharan told reporters after visiting the party councilors in the hospital. Binu accusing them of assaulting him and two BJP councillors M. Lakshmi and R.C. Beena. "The designs of the BJP and the RSS to whip up tension in the region have been evident during the... [Full Article...]

The Trump Administration Revokes Legal Status for More Than 50000 Haitian Immigrants

The Trump Administration Revokes Legal Status for More Than 50000 Haitian Immigrants The decision affects more than 4,300 Haitians living in MA and parts of New Hampshire. The protection will permanently terminate July 22, 2019, allowing Haitians living in the USA under TPS an 18-month window to return to their struggling homeland. [Full Article...]

Time for justice at the United Nations court

Time for justice at the United Nations court India's Dalveer Bhandari won a second term to the International Justice wrapping up the vote easily in UN's security council and the general assembly after Britain's Christopher Greenwood withdrew his candidature, faced with seemingly dim prospects of winning without invoking arcane diplomatic instruments. [Full Article...]

Avoid serving up 'fire bird': Tips for a safe Thanksgiving meal

Avoid serving up 'fire bird': Tips for a safe Thanksgiving meal Fire departments in the USA respond to approximately 166,000 fires due to cooking equipment yearly, according to the National Fire Protection Association . So if there's too much oil, it will spill out and possibly catch fire on the burner. In recent years, turkey fryers became a popular way to deep fry the main course for Thanksgiving Day. [Full Article...]

Scaffolding Collapses in New York City Injuring Five People

Scaffolding Collapses in New York City Injuring Five People The area was clogged with shoppers and tourists and fire officials say "we're extremely lucky" there were no more injuries. It wasnt immediately clear what caused the scaffolding to collapse. A piece of plywood "acted like a sail" and blew the whole rig down, they said. 2 were in serious but stable condition, and 3 suffered minor injuries. [Full Article...]

Stonebridge church hopes to feed 2400 on Thanksgiving Day in Findlay

Stonebridge church hopes to feed 2400 on Thanksgiving Day in Findlay But the meal doesn't appear like a holiday miracle. In the past few years, more younger people came to the dinner who might not be able to visit family during that time, Pridmore said. Having a place to enjoy a comforting Thanksgiving dinner can make the experience more enjoyable. "So everybody coming together, that's just a real cool thing", said Stephanie Schack with Stonebridge Church. [Full Article...]

US Launches Airstrikes in First Operation Targeting Afghan Opium

US Launches Airstrikes in First Operation Targeting Afghan Opium Nicholson said the insurgents generate an estimated $200 million a year from poppy cultivation and opium production. The US Air Force and Afghan forces struck seven drug processing centers in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 19, as a part of a new strategy North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said is meant to cut off the Taliban's revenue stream. [Full Article...]

National Security Adviser HR McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an 'idiot'

National Security Adviser HR McMaster reportedly thinks Trump is an 'idiot' Tillerson furiously pushed back ad the news but never specifically denied having called the president a moron . Oracle also vehemently denied that McMaster made any such remarks. According to Axios, GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson got wind of what was discussed at that dinner, and subsequently concluded that McMaster wasn't sufficiently pro-Israel and should thus be removed from the Trump adm... [Full Article...]

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson observes Transgender Day of Remembrance Other statistics collected by GLAAD show slightly different numbers, including more reported trans deaths in 2016 than the HRC report indicates. Another report, released by the Trans Murder Monitoring research project , found that there were 325 cases of reported killings of trans and gender non-conforming people between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. [Full Article...]

Why does the President pardon the turkey?

Why does the President pardon the turkey? Two Minnesota turkeys look to be enjoying their Washington, D.C. visit ahead of their planned pardon by President Trump. Trump will pardon the turkeys in a Rose Garden ceremony on Tuesday. The public will decide which bird will win the title of America's National Thanksgiving Turkey. Birds have stayed in the hotel while they were prepped for the traditional Thanksgiving ceremony at the White... [Full Article...]

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill The mandate repeal has become a point of contention in the GOP effort to pass the tax bill by the end of the year. In the version of the bill passed by the House, the individual tax code will be reduced from seven brackets to four, with a top rate of 39.6 percent. [Full Article...]

Cosby Show star Earle Hyman, who played Grandpa Huxtable, dies at 91

Cosby Show star Earle Hyman, who played Grandpa Huxtable, dies at 91 Hyman played Russell Huxtable, father of Bill Cosby's Dr. Cliff Huxtable, on 40 episodes of the sitcom in the 1980s and early 1990s. His character was also wise grandfather to Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), Denise (Lisa Bonet), Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe), Rudy (Keshia Knight Pulliam) and Sondra (Sabrina Le Beauf). [Full Article...]

At least 75 injured in blast at factory in New York State

At least 75 injured in blast at factory in New York State Verla International makes nail polish, lotions, perfumes and other cosmetic products, according to its website. A police commander was heading to work about 10:30 a.m. Officials said they believed the air was safe to breathe and that drinking water wasn't affected. Firefighters and hazmat crews responded to the scene and closed down several nearby roadways, the Times Herald-Record said. [Full Article...]

Jamie Foxx & Daughter Corinne Open AMAs 2017 with Tribute to First Responders

Jamie Foxx & Daughter Corinne Open AMAs 2017 with Tribute to First Responders The 2017 American Music Awards opened on a somber note: Jamie Foxx and his daughter introduced P!nk and Kelly Clarkson , who performed a tribute to first responders from hurricanes and other catastrophic events in 2017. And she called out specifically how important it was to her that opening number was a duet. And here's the two of them hugging. Christina Aguilera took on the daunting t... [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway on Roy Moore: 'We want the votes' for tax bill

Kellyanne Conway on Roy Moore: 'We want the votes' for tax bill In an interview with the Boston Globe , Pastor Earl Wise of Millbrook, Alabama, said that there was no way that the multiple women who accused Moore of molesting them when they were teenagers were telling the truth. She's also alleged that Corfman was paid for speaking to The Washington Post , which first reported Corfman's story earlier this month. "But this isn't political for me". [Full Article...]


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