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Two men detained during Sydney counter-terror raids — TERROR ARRESTS Two men detained during Sydney counter-terror raids — TERROR ARRESTS
- November 04, 2016

A 17-year-old will be charged with attempting to travel to a conflict zone and encouraging others to do the same, for which he could face a maximum penalty of life in prison. Police also said that the involvement of a teenager was troubling. He is due to appear again, via video link, on December 15. "Evidence collection from Syria is extremely hard based on the fact that there is no competent law enforcement officers working in the region", he said. (more...)
Juror: Acquittal was not endorsement of Oregon occupiers
- November 04, 2016

The leaders of the armed takeover of an OR wildlife refuge were acquitted Thursday, a stunning series of verdicts that cleared Ammon Bundy, the group's leader, as well as his brother Ryan and five others. "I appreciate the due diligence of our federal partners and stand with the communities of Harney County and residents of Burns". From left, occupiers Neil Wampler, David Fry and Shawna Cox pose for a photo outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland. (more...)
Parents report 2 cases of Halloween candy tampering Parents report 2 cases of Halloween candy tampering
- November 04, 2016

And after trick-or-treating in Clive, a kid got sick - skin growing pale, eyes dilating and breaking out into a sweat - from eating loonie-sized orange sweets with a black centre. The children were trick-or-treating on the west side of Glen Eagles in the town just west of Calgary. Police urged parents to check their children's Halloween candy as soon as possible. (more...)
British Court Rules That Parliament Must Approve Brexit Plans British Court Rules That Parliament Must Approve Brexit Plans
- November 04, 2016

The ruling followed a three-day hearing in October and was handed down by Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, who sat with the Master of the Rolls, Sir Terence Etherton and Lord Justice Sales. The decision greatly complicates May's stated plan to trigger Article 50 - the never-before-used mechanism for a country to leave the European Union - by the end of next March at the latest. (more...)
Trump ad: Clinton's 'corruption is closing in' Trump ad: Clinton's 'corruption is closing in'
- November 04, 2016

He said men and women have come up to him with tears in their eyes "excited for the first time " that someone is willing to take on that system on their behalf for the first time . "This could be the 20,000 that are missing". "We're going to change", he added. Comey has provided no timetable for concluding the review of the latest emails. (more...)
Scott family grief as killer plans appeal Scott family grief as killer plans appeal
- November 04, 2016

Fairfax: Anthony Stipo Robert Scott (R) at the Griffith Court House for Vincent Stanford's sentencing. Stanford killed Stephanie Scott on Easter Sunday previous year as she prepared work for a relief teacher at Leeton High School. Mr Scott described his daughter as "the nicest lady you've ever met" at a memorial picnic held in April a year ago. 'Bob - as a colleague you were a true gentleman who went out of his way to welcome support a beginning teacher. (more...)
Pakistan withdraws six diplomats from New Delhi amid Kashmir tension Pakistan withdraws six diplomats from New Delhi amid Kashmir tension
- November 03, 2016

The matter was first reported by Pakistan Today, which said, "Two RAW agents in the guise of diplomats are running a terror unit in Pakistan". Indian government is threatening and blackmailing our diplomats. Pakistan is considering pulling out four officers posted at its High Commission in New Delhi , days after India declared one Pakistani official persona non-grata for espionage activities, a media report said Tuesday. (more...)
Wisconsin airwaves flooded by Johnson, Feingold Senate ads Wisconsin airwaves flooded by Johnson, Feingold Senate ads
- November 03, 2016

She says Johnson's Democratic challenger Russ Feingold was wrong to say that he's doing nothing on the issue. "I hope people will look at who's running these ads and they'll see the difference, that I'm the candidate who stands for Wisconsin people". (more...)
Madison Chancellor and Athletic Director release statement over controversial costume Madison Chancellor and Athletic Director release statement over controversial costume
- November 03, 2016

State Journal photos show that the man was wearing the noose while walking around the stadium later in the game, however. Marc Lovicott, a spokesman for UW-Madison police, said the department monitored the costume wearers with a camera throughout the game, but "from our vantage point, it appeared as if the noose had remained off". (more...)
Turkey Detains Journalists From The Country's Top Opposition Newspaper Turkey Detains Journalists From The Country's Top Opposition Newspaper
- November 03, 2016

The Cumhuriyet , which had published revelations embarrassing for the government, said at least a dozen journalists and executives were detained in early morning raids. A massive crackdown on suspected Gulen supporters followed the coup attempt, with at least 37,000 people arrested and thousands of civil servants suspended. (more...)
More Surprises: FBI Releases Files On Bill Clinton's Pardon Of Marc Rich More Surprises: FBI Releases Files On Bill Clinton's Pardon Of Marc Rich
- November 03, 2016

His ex-wife had donated to the Democratic National Committee , the Clinton Presidential Library and Hillary Clinton's New York Senate campaign, raising suspicion about the pardon. The poll was conducted between October 26 and October 31, and overlapped with the FBI's unexpected announcement that it would review "pertinent" emails relating the probe into Clinton's use of a private email server. (more...)
Disaster recovery center opens in Duval County for Hurricane Matthew Disaster recovery center opens in Duval County for Hurricane Matthew
- November 03, 2016

The center is located at the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center downtown at 1000 Water Street. Both locations will be open from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. "If they register now, they'll at least be in the system". Wilcox said in the declared areas the SBA has approved $732,5000 in loans to assist homeowners and renters. (more...)
MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing: New report MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing: New report
- November 03, 2016

In the arcane world of aviation law, Malaysia Airlines received a massive windfall from the tragedy. The report was released as a team of aviation experts from Australia, Malaysia and China gather in Canberra to discuss fresh efforts in the search for the missing plane. (more...)
Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede
- November 03, 2016

Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump's comments undermined American democracy. He has laid the groundwork by complaining for weeks that the system is "rigged" against him and in favor of Clinton, a former first lady, former US senator and former secretary of state. (more...)
McIlroy pulls out of Turkey event amid 'security fears' McIlroy pulls out of Turkey event amid 'security fears'
- November 03, 2016

Tiger Woods was originally on the entry list but withdrew a month ago after electing to delay his comeback from injury until December. In deciding not to keep his commitment to play in Turkey, McIlroy has effectively put paid to any chance to catching Stenson who himself returned back to his Florida base following his runner-up finish in Shanghai. (more...)
Liberals promise $81B in new infrastructure spending to kick-start sluggish economy Liberals promise $81B in new infrastructure spending to kick-start sluggish economy
- November 03, 2016

They included creating a C$200 billion infrastructure bank financed by C$40 billion in government capital; creating an agency to attract more foreign direct investment; and expanding immigration to a level Trudeau already said is unrealistic. (more...)
Lady Gaga snags another headlining spot with Victoria's Secret Lady Gaga snags another headlining spot with Victoria's Secret
- November 03, 2016

Stella Maxwell and Taylor are just two of the newbie who will be introduced during the show. Amongst the models making their Victoria's Secret debut are Bella Hadid (will she join her boyfriend The Weeknd on-stage?), Irina Shayk and Lameka Fox. (more...)
Justice Department official gave Clinton camp 'heads up' about testimony Justice Department official gave Clinton camp 'heads up' about testimony
- November 03, 2016

In the same May 19 message, Kadzik also gave an update about a separate filing in a related Freedom Of Information Act case . This newly released email comes just days after Kadzik announced he's now involved in the DOJ's role in the FBI's investigation into tens of thousands recently discovered emails from the laptop of Anthony Weiner, estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. (more...)
WISCONSIN -- Suspect in custody after fatal shooting of sheriff's deputy WISCONSIN -- Suspect in custody after fatal shooting of sheriff's deputy
- November 03, 2016

Nitek was arrested and remains in jail, awaiting formal charges. Rusk County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Glaze, who was shot late Saturday in a field near Ladysmith, leaves behind wife Sarah and three children: Kendall, 18; Levi, 5; and Eliana, 5 months. (more...)
South African leader faces increasing calls to resign
- November 03, 2016

The group had planned the march to coincide with the prosecution of finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at the Pretoria Magistrates Court but charges against the minister have since been dropped. The ANC, which took power after apartheid, lost several key municipalities in local elections in August, partly because of public dissatisfaction with the president. (more...)
Kenya to withdraw troops from S
- November 03, 2016

South Sudan, the world's youngest country, has been riven by ethnic violence since shortly after gaining its independence from Sudan in 2011. "The UN investigation shows that its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan completely failed to protect civilians in Juba ", said Akshaya Kumar, Deputy United Nations Director for Human Rights Watch. (more...)
Militants Attack Oil Pipeline In Niger Delta Militants Attack Oil Pipeline In Niger Delta
- November 03, 2016

Addressing reporters after the two-hour meeting, the leaders of the group, the traditional ruler of Amanyanobo Kingdom, King Alfred Diete-Spiff and Mr Edwin Clerk decried the lack of infrastructure, human resource, manpower and welfare of the people years after oil exploration began in the Niger Delta. (more...)
WATCH IT: Barack Obama gets down on Halloween to 'Thriller'
- November 02, 2016

Social media has, without a doubt, changed the way politicians interact with voters. With less than two months to make plans before the Obamas moved into the White House, Smith had to hustle. A similar fate will befall all the other White House Twitter accounts, such as Michelle Obama's @ FLOTUS and Joe Biden's @VP. On Twitter, that's @ POTUS44 (which is now a protected account). (more...)
Paul Ryan Casts Early Vote for Donald Trump Paul Ryan Casts Early Vote for Donald Trump
- November 02, 2016

Peter King from NY, a Trump supporter, told CNN . Democrats have denounced Comey's letter as inappropriate, given its release days before the presidential election and because Comey has indicated that it's unknown if there's anything substantial in the emails. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West Makes First Social Media Posts Since Paris Robbery Kim Kardashian West Makes First Social Media Posts Since Paris Robbery
- November 02, 2016

Because the photo features Kardashian West's defunct Blackberry, which she famously mourned back in August , the image is clearly old-but it's a Kim Kardashian West selfie, so who are we to complain? She grabbed some frozen yogurt with bestie Jonathan Cheban on Monday, October 24. (more...)

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