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Jurors report in Walter Scott shooting case
- November 01, 2016

Jury selection will start Monday in the murder trial of a former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in SC. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, leaders of the National Action Network, NAACP, Charleston Police and area chaplains gathered at Marion Square at 11 a.m. (more...)
58 killed in Yemen by Saudi air strike
- November 01, 2016

The Saudi-led alliance that conducted the raid said it struck a "central security building" used as a military command centre by the Houthi rebels it is fighting. Al-Mansab also said that the complex has two prisons, one for women and one for men, but there were no female inmates at the time of the attack. Coalition warplanes over the area " are hampering attempts to save the victims and retrieve bodies ", sabanews.net reported. (more...)
Rajoy takes oath as Spain's prime minister
- November 01, 2016

There were no immediate leaks on the new cabinet to the Spanish press. Rajoy, 61, governed with an absolute majority in his first term and was often disdainful of the opposition. They gathered outside Parliament prior to the decision taking place, with around 4,000 demonstrators carrying signs accusing The People's Party of being "corrupt", making reference to the Gürtel case, and going on to question Rajoy's ability to lead the country at all. (more...)
17 million watched Cubs win World Series Game 5
- November 01, 2016

The mistakes were on back-to-back pitches, and cost Cleveland a chance to win the World Series at Wrigley Field in Game 5 on Sunday night. If there is a road team celebrating a World Series championship, it won't be the Cleveland Indians in 2016. (more...)
City, media argue in court over Orlando club 911 calls City, media argue in court over Orlando club 911 calls
- November 01, 2016

Mateen emphatically tells a police negotiator that he needs to tell the USA government to stop bombings in Syria and Iraq. "No, no, no, Mr. hostage negotiator, don't try no bullsh*t games with me", Mateen replied when asked if he had help in the shooting. (more...)
USA gives up on disarming N'Korea USA gives up on disarming N'Korea
- November 01, 2016

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addresses the third annual Intelligence and National Security Summit in Washington on September 7, 2016. Disregarding global sanctions, North Korea has repeatedly tested nuclear bombs underground, as well as missiles that could theoretically carry warheads to the United States . (more...)
Seahawks Graham makes little noise in Superdome return
- November 01, 2016

Had the penalty not been called, the Seahawks would have gotten the ball back down 22-20. The Saints defeated the Seahawks 25-20. "The key is winning". Earl Thomas picked up his first fumble recovery in two years, ran it in for a touchdown - then hugged the sideline official for a hilarious unsportsmanlike penalty he was glad to get. (more...)
In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east
- November 01, 2016

As the death cult becomes more desperate they are increasingly using women and children as killers - and protection. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has appeared on state television, wearing combat fatigues and urging Islamic State group fighters in Mosul to surrender. (more...)
Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump
- November 01, 2016

It took eight years, but Democrats have finally gotten the enthusiastic cheerleader for the Democratic Party they say they've wanted. US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday over her trade policies, saying she would handle trade deals so badly that the country should "just cancel the election" and name him the victor. (more...)
Syria: Dozens dead as rebels try to break Aleppo siege
- November 01, 2016

United Nations peace envoy Staffan de Mistura said the high civilian toll raised deep concern. The syrian rebels said the offensive aims to break the government siege on Aleppo's rebel-held eastern districts, obviously aiming to push out government troops from frontline areas. (more...)
State holds off Iowa State State holds off Iowa State
- November 01, 2016

Defensively, Kansas State football is yielding 248.7 yards in passing and 94.9 yards in rushing against the opposing teams. The pass was incomplete. Entering this season, questions swirled around the spot on the roster. One play later, K-State running back Charles Jones got tackled in the end zone for a safety and the lead was cut to 31-19. It doesn't look promising for Cyclone Nation. (more...)
Largest Military Buildup Begins On Russian Borders Since Cold War Largest Military Buildup Begins On Russian Borders Since Cold War
- November 01, 2016

The battalion will be fully operational starting from June 2017, German media reported. The U.S. and Britain were joined by Germany, Canada, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who pledged their support for the build-up during a ministers' meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. (more...)
USA prosecutors regroup for second trial in OR occupation
- November 01, 2016

The stunning acquittal of seven people who occupied a federal wildlife sanctuary in OR during an armed standoff raised fears Friday that the verdict could embolden other militant groups in a long-running dispute over government-owned Western lands. (more...)
At least 17 dead in Chicago's street violence over weekend At least 17 dead in Chicago's street violence over weekend
- November 01, 2016

There is a bill in the works in Springfield to do that, but it's fate is unknown. "The Cubs Won last night.and that's Great.but the City Lost this Weekend.as of last Night at 11:00 pm we had 16 KILLED and 43 WOUNDED.Until we get the Resources we need to Strengthen our Communities and offer options.and until We as a Community Decide we are going to Take Authority and STOP this Condition of Killing and Shooting.the City and most of all our Children will continue to lose!" Fifty-seven people ... (more...)
Cibulkova storms to first WTA Finals title triumph
- October 31, 2016

Unable to find a first serve, Kerber was struggling to stay in the contest as Cibulkova continued to feast on her apprehensive play and the Slovakian stormed ahead with a brilliantly worked break in the seventh game. The differenced between the almost-sense-of-shock from Radwanska a year ago, "hoping" it would be a platform for her, and the self-belief coming from Cibulkova stands out. (more...)
Trump booed at NY fundraiser, assailed by Obama Trump booed at NY fundraiser, assailed by Obama
- October 31, 2016

The result was decidedly awkward. Mr Trump and Mrs Clinton sat just a seat apart, separated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan , the archbishop of NY. Some of Trump's jokes were so pointed that many in the well-heeled crowd turned on the nominee midway through his remarks and showered him with jeers, an unprecedented act at a white-tie charity dinner that raised more than $6 million for poor children in NY. (more...)
BSF trooper killed, three civilians injured in Pakistan firing on LoC BSF trooper killed, three civilians injured in Pakistan firing on LoC
- October 31, 2016

The army said the incident reflected the barbarism pervading in official and unofficial organisations in Pakistan. Sources said that responding to repeated ceasefire violation, the Indian Army launched a massive counter offensive at around 5.30 pm. (more...)
Republicans say they have edge in early voting in North Carolina Republicans say they have edge in early voting in North Carolina
- October 31, 2016

We encourage voters to take advantage of the opportunity and avoid what may end up being very long lines and delays on Election Day this year . North Texas shattered first-day early voting records on Monday. If a voter is challenged on the basis of identity or residency, the voter may vote normally by signing a challenge affidavit and producing a witness who is also a registered voter in the precinct to vouch for him or her. (more...)
Putin Denies Trump Support Before Heaping Praise On the GOP Nominee Putin Denies Trump Support Before Heaping Praise On the GOP Nominee
- October 31, 2016

Putin also pointed to referendums and elections that "often create surprises for the authorities", saying that at first when people didn't vote the way mainstream parties and "official and respectable media outlets advised them to" the results were written off as anomalies, then as the result of "foreign, usually Russian, propaganda". (more...)
Iraq's Shiite militias say thousands join push in Mosul area
- October 31, 2016

The Kurdish Peshmerga said in a statement on Sunday they had cleared at least 28 villages north and east of Mosul since the start of the offensive. The militia forces leading the attack plan to cut off the route between Mosul and Syria and help besiege ISIL-held Mosul from all sides, he said. (more...)
Michelle Obama feels Hillary Clinton best to be Commander in Chief Michelle Obama feels Hillary Clinton best to be Commander in Chief
- October 31, 2016

The President focused on younger voters, majority UCF students that filled the arena and recognized that while they were busy and Clinton enjoyed the lead in many Florida polls, they could not get complacent. "But what's also true is that this is truly an unprecedented election". Speaking directly to voters, Obama said Clinton had done her job in running "an extraordinary campaign", adding that it "will be on us" if Clinton is not elected. (more...)
India lights up to celebrate Diwali
- October 31, 2016

This is the day when most of the purchases take place, especially valuables such as gold and silver, jewellery, and precious stones. This ancient festival marks the beginning of the much awaited and widely celebrated " Diwali " festival. Thane: After cleaning their homes, drawing traditional rangolis and lighting diyas as part of preparation for the five-day Diwali festival, Thaneites are all set to welcome Dhanteras while shopkeepers have decked up their stores to attract festive ... (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Admits At Least One Trump Supporter Is Deplorable Kellyanne Conway Admits At Least One Trump Supporter Is Deplorable
- October 31, 2016

Clinton later apologized and said she shouldn't have said half. The unidentified man was wearing a "Hillary for Prison" shirt and carrying a Trump/Pence placard when he began shaking his fist and shouting at the row of press corps behind him. (more...)
Negan's victim revealed in 'Walking Dead' premiere
- October 31, 2016

He said: 'In the show that aired, there's no let up, and it was like that for 10 days for us. Jeffrey Dean Morgan spoke about his role as Negan on The Walking Dead and how fans would feel about his character. "You read that comic, you kind of don't want that to go to anyone else". The two cast members appeared on a special live episode of show analysis programme Talking Dead , which took place at the Hollywood Forever cemetery. (more...)
S. Korean president reshuffles senior advisors on confidante scandal S. Korean president reshuffles senior advisors on confidante scandal
- October 31, 2016

President Park Geun-hye has been a strong ally of the US, fighting for the installation of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea, standing up to both China and Russian Federation, putting pressure on Pyongyang, and rejecting domestic calls for nuclear rearmament. (more...)

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