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Democratic Strategist Calls for Al Franken to Resign

Democratic Strategist Calls for Al Franken to Resign While prominent Democrats have dodged questions on whether Franken should leave office, many left-leaning media outlets and writers have increasingly called on him to resign. 'It wasn't around my waist. Franken has said that he does not plan to resign, although he has not made any public appearances for almost a week. Franken told CNN he didn't remember taking the photo with Menz, but that... [Full Article...]

NPS Extends Public Comment Period for Fee Increase

NPS Extends Public Comment Period for Fee Increase However, the cost of an Interagency Annual Pass, which grants access to any national park in the United States, would stay the same at $80. "Doubling and tripling park fees is not the answer to our parks' fiscal challenges", Emily Douce, Director of Budget & Appropriations at National Parks Conservation Association said. [Full Article...]

Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip

Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip The three Army noncommissioned officers, who worked for the White House Communications Agency, have been reassigned from their White House jobs, according to The Washington Post , which cited officials familiar with the situation. Army Col. Amanda I. Azubuike, a spokesperson for the United States military, told the Post that the investigation into the Panama incident has been closed and has sin... [Full Article...]

Australian Catholic School Forced To Cover Up An Accidental 'NSFW' Statue

Australian Catholic School Forced To Cover Up An Accidental 'NSFW' Statue Mr Cobiac said the design had been intended as a "depiction of the tireless work of St Martin de Porres , a Dominican brother, for the poor and downtrodden of the 16th Century". He was declared to be a sain in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. He is the patron saint of mixed-race people, barbers, innkeepers, public health workers, and all those seeking racial harmony. [Full Article...]

Russia's Polyus shares down on Kerimov's detention

Russia's Polyus shares down on Kerimov's detention Russian officials said ownership of a diplomatic passport should protect the senator from prosecution in a foreign state. "Intensive work is now being undertaken by the foreign ministry". Shares in Polyus were down by more than 3 percent in early trade in Moscow but since then recovered some ground to trade at minus 2.3 percent by 1342 GMT. [Full Article...]

Man launches home-made rocket to prove the earth is flat

Man launches home-made rocket to prove the earth is flat Hughes certainly seems to be aware that blasting yourself into the sky is not something that most people would consider a particularly good idea, given possible outcomes such as being scalded by red-hot steam or smashing into the ground at lethal speeds. [Full Article...]

Google's Black Friday deals include some must-see price cuts

Google's Black Friday deals include some must-see price cuts If you want to celebrate Black Friday by staying as far as possible from crowds, you're going to love Google's Play Store deals which run through November 27 (in select markets). There are also discounts on hundreds of apps, including a 50% discount on the monthly subscription to Colorfly . When you consider that Google Play Music also comes with a subscription to YouTube Red, this might be a ... [Full Article...]

South Carolina's first execution in 6 years set for December 1

South Carolina's first execution in 6 years set for December 1 Charlie Kubala in 1997. They say the problem is that drug companies do not want people to know they are connected to capital punishment. Although death sentences are still being handed down, many states are not scheduling executions because they don't have the drugs needed for lethal injection. [Full Article...]

India successfully test-fires BrahMos missile from Sukhoi-30 fighter jet

India successfully test-fires BrahMos missile from Sukhoi-30 fighter jet The Defence Minister also congratulated Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and BrahMos for the accomplishment made by them. BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully tested from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet. The missile, weighing 2.4-tonne instead of the original 2.9-tonne, was tested from a twin-engine Sukhoi fighter over the Bay of Bengal. The land attack version of the ... [Full Article...]

DUP's Arlene Foster warns against Brexit 'blackmail' over Irish border

DUP's Arlene Foster warns against Brexit 'blackmail' over Irish border In a strongly-worded statement ahead of talks in London, Ms Foster said it was "downright careless" to suggest leaving the European Union would cause a return to violence not seen since the Troubles. I welcome the Prime Minister's commitment on this". "We want to see a sensible arrangement that can work for all concerned". Foster warned this was also an economic as well as political "madness... [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya

Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya The secretary of state said the United States would continue to support independent investigations into the claims of humanitarian violations. While the Trump administration is not specifically calling out Myanmar's government for the acts of ethnic cleansing, the official said they hope it "will increase pressure on the parties to reach an accommodation about repatriation of people who are disp... [Full Article...]

Dugdale on I'm a Celebrity to promote 'Labour values'

Dugdale on I'm a Celebrity to promote 'Labour values' Instead Ms Dugdale will be interviewed by party chiefs once she has returned from her spell on I'm A Celebrity ... Kezia has insisted she will give her parliamentary salary to the Rock Trust homeless charity while she is away. "I think it demeans politics when people get involved in that". Ms Dugdale has said she will donate "a portion" of the fee she will receive for the show to charity, alth... [Full Article...]

Ryan murder case: CBI wants finger prints of juvenile

Ryan murder case: CBI wants finger prints of juvenile Thakur, who was 8 years old, was found dead with his throat slit outside the washroom. Gurgaon police had detained Kumar within a few hours in connection with the case. The CBI was asked to submit the status report in the court after arguments by all parties on November 20, and the judge had kept the decision reserved for Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders Orders Press To Say What They're Thankful For Before Questions

Sarah Sanders Orders Press To Say What They're Thankful For Before Questions Huckabee Sanders noted that she was "clearly very thankful for all of you here in the room - I think that goes without saying", to laughter. The White House, too, has publicly waffled on whether to continue the tradition of a regular, on-camera press briefing and has regularly shot down journalists' questions by implying that they're somehow acting inappropriately by asking for comments on h... [Full Article...]

Sibal thanks Hardik, says their united fight will dethrone BJP

Sibal thanks Hardik, says their united fight will dethrone BJP During the UPA rule, the Congress delayed grant of permission to the Narmada project, did not allow installation of gates of Narmada Dam, did not give special grants for the Kutch desert and Gandhinagar and refused crude oil and gas royalty grant to the state, the BJP spokesperson alleged. [Full Article...]

Special Counsel Turns Up Heat on Kushner Over Actions During Trump Transition

Special Counsel Turns Up Heat on Kushner Over Actions During Trump Transition The UNSC then cast 14 votes with one U.S. abstention for a resolution saying that Israeli settlements in the disputed territories liberated in 1967, including eastern Jerusalem, have "no legal validity" and demanding a halt to "all Israeli settlement activities", saying this "is essential for salvaging the two-state solution". [Full Article...]

City reschedules Thursday garbage pick-up for Thanksgiving holiday | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

City reschedules Thursday garbage pick-up for Thanksgiving holiday | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Garbage service will be delayed by one day in the City of Nederland on Thursday, Nov. 23 in honor of Thanksgiving. All garbage normally collected on Thursday will be collected on Wednesday, November 22. Trash pickups will not occur Friday or Saturday. St. Joseph Public Library: Closed Thursday and Friday. Residents are asked to have their roll cart and recycling bin at the curb by 7 a.m. [Full Article...]

After Yuva Desh's chaiwallah meme, fingers pointed at another mocking tweet

After Yuva Desh's chaiwallah meme, fingers pointed at another mocking tweet It's fault of volunteers - this is what the Indian Youth Congress has to say about the chai meme against Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The aforementioned photograph showed Modi telling the other two leaders about various memes that the opposition are targeting him with. [Full Article...]

Genocide: UN court sentences ex-Bosnian Serb commander to life imprisonment

Genocide: UN court sentences ex-Bosnian Serb commander to life imprisonment Judge Alphons Orie held that the perpetrators of crimes committed in Srebrenica meant to destroy the Muslims living there, adding that Mladic carried out and personally oversaw a deadly campaign of sniping and shelling in Sarajevo. But in extraordinary scenes he was ordered to be dragged from the court, when in an outburst he accused the judges of lying, after they refused to adjourn because he ha... [Full Article...]

Thomas Cook sees United Kingdom earnings tumble as Spain competition ramps up

Thomas Cook sees United Kingdom earnings tumble as Spain competition ramps up Travel giant Thomas Cook has revealed a 40% plunge in United Kingdom earnings as it suffered amid "challenging" trading and a hit from the weak pound. The same month it formed a strategic partnership with Swiss-based hotel development company, LMEY, to grow its own-brand hotel portfolio. This meant a flood of flights to Spain, sparking a price war as tour operators battled to keep packages aff... [Full Article...]


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