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‘Very poor’ air quality creates problem for Delhi people

‘Very poor’ air quality creates problem for Delhi people The Supreme Court appointed EPCA said that it is considering imposing more restrictions including a ban on truck entry in Delhi, if the air quality falls further. It is to be noted that private vehicles contribute to 40 percent of pollution in Delhi NCR and there about 35 lakh private vehicles in Delhi NCR region. [Full Article...]

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash after departing wedding ceremony

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash after departing wedding ceremony The groom's grandfather, William Byler, confirmed to local Houston news station KTRK that the helicopter crashed at the family's ranch in Uvalde, Texas , about 80 miles west of San Antonio. Authorities didn't locate the wreckage until daybreak, KSAT reported. DPS and the Federal Aviation Administration continue to investigate the scene. [Full Article...]

Theresa May’s ‘secret Brexit deal’ with EU

The Prime Minister was reported last night to have secured private concessions from Brussels that would keep the whole of the United Kingdom in a customs union with the EU. But the government's Brexit department stated that they are confident there will be a deal that works for businesses - and reiterated their stance against a People's Vote. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia 'sent agents to cover up Jamal Khashoggi's murder' in Istanbul

Saudi Arabia 'sent agents to cover up Jamal Khashoggi's murder' in Istanbul Bandar Al Aiban, head of the Saudi government delegation at the first United Nations review of the kingdom's record in five years, said that King Salman had instructed the Saudi public prosecutor to "proceed with the investigation into this case according to the applicable laws and preparation to reaching all facts and bringing all the perpetrators to justice", Reuters reported . [Full Article...]

Hundreds gather for vigil for Girl Scouts, parent killed in Wisconsin crash

Hundreds gather for vigil for Girl Scouts, parent killed in Wisconsin crash A fourth juvenile female was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Hundreds of community members gathered outside an elementary school in Chippewa Falls, Wis ., on Sunday night to remember three Girl Scouts and a parent who were killed in a hit-and-run crash over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Obama calls troop deployment a 'political stunt' at Florida rally

Obama calls troop deployment a 'political stunt' at Florida rally Obama will be touting Pritzker's bid to defeat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, along with backing state attorney candidate Kwame Raoul and Democratic congressional candidates. The implication was clear enough and right in line with the tone of Trump's efforts to rev up conservatives. In some of his sharpest criticism of Trump yet, the former President cast his successor as a compulsive liar with a... [Full Article...]

Iranians mark embassy takeover on eve of U.S. sanctions

Iranians mark embassy takeover on eve of U.S. sanctions They are the second tranche of sanctions - with the first batch already imposed in August - which aim to significantly cut Iran's oil exports. Senator Marco Rubio of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee responded to the administration's announcement, specifically noting the SWIFT transactions issues as well as the issuance of SREs: "More must be done to press the SWIFT financial messaging serv... [Full Article...]

Sirisena announces reconvening of Sri Lanka’s Parliament on November 14

Sirisena announces reconvening of Sri Lanka’s Parliament on November 14 On the other hand, skeptics think that Rajapaksa's return to power through what some are describing as an anti-constitutional coup is part of a Chinese plot to geopolitically compensate for the relative losses that it's expected to experience in the Maldives after Chinese-friendly President Yameen failed to be reelected in late September following his surprise loss to a very pro-Indian opposition ... [Full Article...]

Tiger that killed 13 people shot and killed

Tiger that killed 13 people shot and killed Speaking with the Times of India , wildlife activist Jerryl Banait said Avni's killing violated the National Tiger Conservation Authority's (NTCA's) rules. Even a press release issued by the department on Saturday made no mention of the cubs. Hours later, the tigress - dubbed T1 by forest rangers and Avni by animal advocates - was seen walking down a street near the Borati village, and a patr... [Full Article...]

Nigerian army cites Trump speech before killing dozens of protesters

Nigerian army cites Trump speech before killing dozens of protesters Nigeria's defence spokesman, John Agim , said the army posted the video in response to criticism that its security forces had acted unlawfully, The Guardian UK reports . diplomats on the frontlines, contributes to the unraveling of progress on human rights concerns in Nigeria, and deeply damages the overarching credibility of the United States. [Full Article...]

Utah mayor killed during military service in Afghanistan

Utah mayor killed during military service in Afghanistan The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan said in a statement on Saturday that a USA armed forces member was killed but did not identify him. RS also said the incident was under investigation. North Ogden is a city of 17,000 people north of Salt Lake City. U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, wrote on Facebook that Taylor was "the definition of the term 'public servant'". [Full Article...]

Boost for pound over Brexit deal speculation

Boost for pound over Brexit deal speculation The EU originally proposed keeping Northern Ireland alone under EU customs rules and other economic regulations in order to avoid disrupting the peace in the province by setting up barriers on the Irish border, the only EU-UK land frontier. [Full Article...]

Where to from here for asylum seekers?

Where to from here for asylum seekers? While aid agencies have called for the removal of the more than 1,000 refugees held for more than five years, Morrison is under enormous pressure to resettle 40 children now held on Nauru amid warnings they are suffering from declining mental health. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis on location of his body

Khashoggi's fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis on location of his body Members of Amnesty International have put up a mock street sign on Curzon Street outside Saudi Arabia's Embassy in London , "renaming" it "Khashoggi Street" in memory of the Saudi journalist, who was murdered a month ago. The fallout and disapproval has taken on a life of its own in both diplomatic circles and among global media outlets after news initially broke that Jamal Khashoggi had been... [Full Article...]

Iran summons Danish envoy over alleged deadly Tehran plot

Iran summons Danish envoy over alleged deadly Tehran plot Following an address by Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen on Tuesday, the ministry also said that its ambassador to Iran had been recalled from Tehran for consultations. Bahram Qasemi, a spokesman for Iran's foreign ministry, called the accusations "a continuation of enemies' plots to damage Iranian relations with Europe at this critical time". [Full Article...]

Attacks in Yemen target air base, port

Attacks in Yemen target air base, port They said forces backed by airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition have been trying to retake the port city of Hodeida, the main entry point for food in a country teetering on the brink of starvation. "My objective is to appeal to the parties to the conflict to understand that there is an opportunity that must be seized, and to say that the humanitarian situation is so dire that if that doesn't ha... [Full Article...]

Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia governor's race

Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia governor's race I'm not trying to test any waters. Mr Pence has criticised Ms Abrams for using Ms Winfrey during her campaign. Kemp's office says that eligible voters on the "pending" list can still vote if they bring a proper ID that substantially matches their registration information. [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary Refers ANOTHER Kavanaugh Accuser For Criminal Investigation

Senate Judiciary Refers ANOTHER Kavanaugh Accuser For Criminal Investigation Munro-Leighton admitted, contrary to her prior claims, that she had not been sexually assaulted by Judge Kavanaugh and was not the author of the original "Jane Doe" letter ", Grassley's office wrote in a Friday referral to the Department of Justice. [Full Article...]

US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft

US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft He became the president of a Taiwanese branch under Micron, resigned in 2015 and brought trade secrets over to UMC and Fujian Jinhua, prosecutors said . The charges filed on Thursday are the latest in a series of indictments that accuse China of elaborate efforts to steal corporate secrets through espionage and hacking. [Full Article...]

Russia targets Dec. 3 for first manned ISS launch after accident

Russia targets Dec. 3 for first manned ISS launch after accident In the aborted mission, a space capsule carrying a two-man Russian-American crew malfunctioned after liftoff and landed safely in Kazakhstan . Krikalyov did not explain what caused the sensor to malfunction but said the agency was working to prevent the issue on future flights. [Full Article...]


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