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PSU joins national anti-Trump campus protests
- November 19, 2016

On Saturday, protesters blocked streets and tossed bottles and other projectiles at police officers. Chapter Chairman Alex Utmeasu, 20, said the organization, which means "Harvest Movement" in Spanish, is a nationwide, popular movement fighting for permanent protection, dignity and respect for all immigrants in the United States. (more...)
Iraqi troops expand foothold in Mosul
- November 19, 2016

The hospital has not treated any Islamic State gunmen. As tough as the conditions are in this camp, and they are indeed tough, they are much better than the conditions we saw down in Fallujah the last city the army recaptured from ISIL, and its clear that lessons have been learned and better preparations put in place. (more...)
Trump Son-in-Law Has Not Applied for White House Role, Campaign Man.. Trump Son-in-Law Has Not Applied for White House Role, Campaign Man..
- November 19, 2016

And the seemingly pivotal role being played by Kushner, Trump's businessman son-in-law, in assembling the Republican's administration is already drawing scrutiny after he was reported this week to be pulling strings in the process. (LINK: http://observer.com/2016/07/an-open-letter-to-jared-kushner-from-one-of-your-jewish-employees/ ) Trump's message, "whether purposeful or inadvertent, was met with cheers by those to whom that star's message was certainly clear". (more...)
Trump University Lawsuits Settled for $25M Trump University Lawsuits Settled for $25M
- November 19, 2016

He might be the next President of the United States, but President-Elect Donald Trump is going to have to put off planning his cabinet and settle some old debts. On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump settled his $ 25 million civil fraud case over Trump University, which will likely tie up any possibilities of impeachment for the incoming 45th commander-in-chief. (more...)
Son of Rep. John Conyers found safe in Houston Son of Rep. John Conyers found safe in Houston
- November 19, 2016

Carl Conyers , 21, attends the University of Houston in Texas and was found unharmed at 2:15 a.m., NBC News reports . Video: Jeff Ehling interviews Conyer's roommateMonica Conyers, the student's mother, arrived at Bush Intercontinental Airport yesterday to join the search effort. (more...)
If hardship due to demonetisation continues, there may be riots: SC If hardship due to demonetisation continues, there may be riots: SC
- November 19, 2016

A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and A R Dave Friday said the list has been sent back to the government for reconsideration. The Centre on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking to restrain various high courts and other courts from entertaining petitions against its November 8 decision to demonetise R500 and R1,000 banknotes. (more...)
Arizona Grandmother's Accidental Invite to Wrong Teen for Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Viral Arizona Grandmother's Accidental Invite to Wrong Teen for Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Viral
- November 19, 2016

After the entertaining debacle unfolded, Jamal tweeted out the screenshots of the hilarious group message bragging on the graciousness of the mystery grandma. Unfortunately for mystery grandma, he didn't crop out her number and she was the recipient of over 600 text messages from people hoping to catch an invite to her Thanksgiving feast. (more...)
Malaysian pro-democracy group office raided ahead of anti-PM rally Malaysian pro-democracy group office raided ahead of anti-PM rally
- November 19, 2016

Police raided the group's office in Petaling Jaya on the eve of the rally and confiscated items such as laptops, mobile phones and bank documents. Najib also noted that the central theme of this Saturday's rally was the demand for his resignation over his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal but insisted that a change in prime minister should be done at the ballot boxes instead of through street protests. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief: Trump underlined "enduring importance" of our alliance in phone call
- November 19, 2016

Germany said on Friday that asylum requests from Turkish nationals in general have more than doubled this year, with 4,437 claims to the end of October compared with 1,767 in the whole of 2015. Stoltenberg said the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which is created to protect allies from attack, is based on what he called "core values" of democracy and the rule of law. (more...)
Airstrikes in Syria's besieged Aleppo kill more than 20 Airstrikes in Syria's besieged Aleppo kill more than 20
- November 19, 2016

The Observatory and residents said the city's east was hit by rocket strikes by jets, barrel bombs dropped from helicopters and artillery fired by the Assad forces. Syrian government air strikes and barrel bomb attacks hit residential neighbourhoods of rebel-held east Aleppo on Tuesday for the first time in almost a month, a monitor said. (more...)
Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting
- November 19, 2016

If convicted, Yanez could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison and fined $20,000 on the second-degree manslaughter charge. Castile was black; the officer is Latino. Castile's fiancé streamed the incident live on Facebook. The officer had pulled Castile over for a broken tail light, and suspicion of involvement in a robbery; however, Castile had no involvement, Mr. (more...)
Pak, Turkey agrees to bolster bilateral ties to next level Pak, Turkey agrees to bolster bilateral ties to next level
- November 19, 2016

Erdogan said, "We are aiming to conclude free trade agreement before 2017". I wish you safe trip. Pakistan and Turkey both are fighting with terrorism together. The Turkish government blames Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic cleric based in the USA, for masterminding the failed July coup attempt. "By attending the conference, the Turkish investors have expressed confidence in the economic policies of Pakistan", he added. (more...)
Ondo 2016: Setback for Jegede as Appeal Court panel adjourns indefinitely Ondo 2016: Setback for Jegede as Appeal Court panel adjourns indefinitely
- November 19, 2016

But the Makarfi faction conducted a primary which produced Jegede and was accepted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC as the authentic candidate of PDP for the Ondo gubernatorial poll. "Alternatively, if the court will not be stopped by the pendency of our appeal at the Supreme Court, then the court should review the objections we raised against this appeal, " Nwafor said. (more...)
Police say no evidence to show Alnahdi death was a hate crime Police say no evidence to show Alnahdi death was a hate crime
- November 19, 2016

Witnesses said a man assaulted Alnahdi on the 400 block of Main Street East in Menomonie the night before. Alnahdi was found unconscious outside Toppers Oct. Authorities have yet to say what prompted the attack on October 30 on the 400 block of Main Street E., outside Topper's Pizza, which occurred as many people were decked out in Halloween costumes and visiting bars and other nightspots in that part of town. (more...)
Mitt Romney will meet with President-elect Donald Trump Mitt Romney will meet with President-elect Donald Trump
- November 19, 2016

CNN and NBC News reported on Thursday that Trump would meet with Romney on Saturday and might discuss whether he should be a candidate for secretary of state, in what would be a serious effort on the part of the billionaire to appease mainstream Republicans who opposed his candidacy. (more...)
Blizzard Warning Issued for Parts of the Midwest Blizzard Warning Issued for Parts of the Midwest
- November 19, 2016

Crews are out working to improve road conditions. The combination of heavy snow and high winds will lead to blowing and drifting snow, near-zero visibility and extremely unsafe travel along area roadways. Lows are forecast to drop into the low to mid-20s in Duluth on Friday night, with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s on Saturday and Sunday. That's a big change from earlier in the week. (more...)
UN extends mandate of Syria chemical weapons inspectors UN extends mandate of Syria chemical weapons inspectors
- November 19, 2016

The Security Council backed the deal and said that in the event of non-compliance "including unauthorized transfer of chemical weapons, or any use of chemical weapons by anyone" in Syria, would result in measures under Chapter 7 of the U.N. (more...)
Chicago Kicks Off Holiday Season With Annual Tree-Lighting Chicago Kicks Off Holiday Season With Annual Tree-Lighting
- November 19, 2016

It will soon begin to look like Christmas in downtown Youngstown as the official city Christmas tree makes its way to its spot at Central Square. For 25 years, John Walsh and his family have been selling Christmas trees at the Walsh Christmas Tree Farm in Greene Township. (more...)
Philando Castile's family, girlfriend support manslaughter charge Philando Castile's family, girlfriend support manslaughter charge
- November 18, 2016

In a separate interview, Castile's girlfriend and the woman who live-streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook Live, said while it's not the criminal charge she wanted or expected, she said, "We have to give credit where it's due". (more...)
Obama to Meet Merkel in Germany, Top Trade Partner and Ally Obama to Meet Merkel in Germany, Top Trade Partner and Ally
- November 18, 2016

President Barack Obama says he won't advise people protesting Donald Trump's election victory to keep silent. His message instead: Voting and organizing matter. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the world can't revert to a time before globalization. "That is why America can not turn inward", Obama told the cheering crowd. (more...)
Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen
- November 18, 2016

The Iran-backed Houthis had agreed to a "cessation of hostilities beginning on November 17, provided the other party implements the same commitment", Mr Kerry said during a visit to the UAE. Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile that was launched from Yemen at dawn on Tuesday, the official Saudi Press Agency reported . (more...)
Trump may repeal Obamacare first thing on Inauguration Day Trump may repeal Obamacare first thing on Inauguration Day
- November 18, 2016

In his interview with the Wall Street Journal , he even suggested that Obamacare could be "amended". "I told him I will look at his suggestions, and out of respect, I will do that", Trump told WSJ. Trump, he said, is willing to work with everyone who is willing to work with him. Trump's positions on Friday are not entirely new, as he's previously voiced support for certain parts of Obamacare as a candidate. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors will question president over political scandal
- November 18, 2016

Choi Soon-sil, 60, is alleged to have pressured big companies into donating 77.4 billion won (66.3 million US dollars) to two nonprofit foundations she actually controls. Trump's presidential victory. She said wrongdoing would be punished, and that she was prepared to be investigated by prosecutors. She is accused of giving state secrets to a friend. (more...)
Boxer to introduce bill to end Electoral College Boxer to introduce bill to end Electoral College
- November 18, 2016

Politico noted the 538 members of the Electoral College are scheduled to gather in their various state capitals and formally vote for president December 19 . Before anyone can begin to question the viability of the electoral college , it is important to understand how it works. States with 105 more electoral votes are needed to make it a reality. (more...)
Obama Urges Americans to Give Trump a Chance Obama Urges Americans to Give Trump a Chance
- November 18, 2016

The President-elect added that he never had an awkward moment during the meeting. And, if he does, we will all benefit from it. Obama said that Trump's lack of a solid policy foundation could make him open to change. "It's really important to try to send some signals of unity and to reach out to minority groups or women or others that were concerned about the tenor of the campaign", Obama said. (more...)

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