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Central Florida Muslim community speaks out against Paris attacks Central Florida Muslim community speaks out against Paris attacks
- November 15, 2015

Terrorists have shocked and upset us all, and the lights of Paris have been switched off for a while, but they will come back, as should our resolve to tackle the source of this problem, and to relentlessly pursue the organization behind these murders. (more...)
Paris Attacks: German Police Arrested Man Enroute to France Paris Attacks: German Police Arrested Man Enroute to France
- November 15, 2015

The governor of Bavaria says the arrest of a man in Germany last week may be linked to the Paris attacks. Documents uncovered during the arrest indicate that the 51-year-old man from Montenegro was en route to Paris, according to a report on Bayerische Rundfunk. (more...)
Ithaca College students walk out in protest of school president Ithaca College students walk out in protest of school president
- November 15, 2015

Young people are conducting student-led protests fighting against alleged institutional racism on campuses, and claiming their schools are run by ineffectual leaders who refuse to address the issues. "Results from the NY State Health Department laboratory have confirmed that the public is not at risk for any communicable disease related to the death of the Ithaca College student yesterday". (more...)
American Airlines cancels night flight from DFW to Paris American Airlines cancels night flight from DFW to Paris
- November 15, 2015

At London's Gatwick Airport, a terminal was shut down for hours after a 41-year-old man from France was seen throwing away what looked like a gun. Authorities called in explosives experts. United and American decline to give details on the occupancy levels of their flights. A few Americans, however, canceled trips after seeing coverage of the terror on Paris streets. (more...)
Maithripala hails Suu Kyi's victory in Myanmar polls
- November 15, 2015

The NLD has taken 90 per cent of the vote, while the military-backed ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, which is led by retired soldiers, has taken just 5 per cent. She has spoken of a position "above the presidency". Thein Sein's spokesman said that the government would "obey" the results and work with Suu Kyi to transfer power peacefully. (more...)
Paris shootings: Horrific footage captured revellers fleeing Bataclan theatre Paris shootings: Horrific footage captured revellers fleeing Bataclan theatre
- November 15, 2015

Daniel Psenny , a journalist at le Monde , captures the chaos as patrons from the Bataclan flee the Parisian theatre after gunmen opened fire on the concertgoers. I must have taken a bullet. "But I remember I felt like a firecracker exploding in my left arm, and I saw that it was pissing blood". He vomited, he was cold, we thought that he would die. (more...)
Flights to and from Paris operating with a few delays Flights to and from Paris operating with a few delays
- November 15, 2015

As of now both Orly and Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airports are open and flights are operating normally between there and the U.S. Any passengers who do not want to travel to and from Paris this weekend can request a free flight change to an alternative destination. (more...)
China to back Pakistan in ensuring security of economic corridor China to back Pakistan in ensuring security of economic corridor
- November 14, 2015

Earlier on arrival at General Headquarters a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented Guard of Honour to visiting dignitary, who laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhuda and paid rich tribute to Shuhada of Pakistan. "China deeply appreciates the determination of Pakistan Army in counterterrorism and the successful operation in various fields", he said. Fan said Pakistan has rendered huge sacrifices in the war against terrorism. (more...)
Nebraskans can expect to pay more for the Thanksgiving turkey Nebraskans can expect to pay more for the Thanksgiving turkey
- November 14, 2015

That's boosting wholesale costs for grocers to a record, and consumer prices are the highest ever for this time of year. When it comes to fresh turkey, you're going to pay about 15 percent more or $1.60 per pound compared to $1.36 per pound last November. (more...)
Paris residents open their doors with hashtag #PorteOuverte Paris residents open their doors with hashtag #PorteOuverte
- November 14, 2015

The hashtag is trending on Twitter worldwide, with users encouraging those on the streets to message them if they require a safe place to stay. People have taken to using a variety of digital networks to post videos of protests, shootings, and other disasters as well as to coordinate safety plans with people on the ground. (more...)
Prince William and Kate to visit India next year Prince William and Kate to visit India next year
- November 14, 2015

While Prince William will be visiting India for the first time, his father Prince Charles had been in the country on eight official tours in the past. William's mother Diana, Princess of Wales also visited India in 1992, where she was famously pictured with a local girl in traditional costume sitting on her lap during her trip to Hyderabad. (more...)
Carson: 'My Sources Are Better' On China-Syria Carson: 'My Sources Are Better' On China-Syria
- November 14, 2015

Carson raised eyebrows in the debate when he introduced China as a player in Syria while commenting on the work of US special forces in the region and Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggressive military posture. "Maybe it violates my job description as a spokesperson to be speechless, but I think in this case I am", he said. He noted that Chinese equipment and radars are in Syria, a few from before the uprising began in 2011, but is also available on the open market making it hard to ... (more...)
U.S. vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines World Cup qualifier game U.S. vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines World Cup qualifier game
- November 14, 2015

And if there was any hangover from the poor results, players said this week, it has been filed away and compartmentalized ahead of Friday's game against St. You have to see if Yedlin can play the position though Tim Ream is a viable option there as well. "I think it depends on the coach and depends on the day", Yedlin said. (more...)
Park open to summit with North Korea Park open to summit with North Korea
- November 14, 2015

Park said that if the issue is not resolved rapidly, it would become a big burden of history for Japan's government and Japan's future generations will be saddled with the historical burden. South Korean President Park Geun Hye said yesterday she would be willing to hold a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but only if there was a "breakthrough" on Pyongyang's nuclear programme. (more...)
Microsoft's EU Customers to Store Data in German Data Centers Soon Microsoft's EU Customers to Store Data in German Data Centers Soon
- November 14, 2015

The data centers will be in Frankfurt am Main and Magdeburg and will handle Microsoft Azure , Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online and will be operated in partnership with Deutsche Telekom starting in 2016 for customers in the European Union, Microsoft said . (more...)
OPEC Keeps Oil Demand Forecasts Unchanged Ahead of December Meeting OPEC Keeps Oil Demand Forecasts Unchanged Ahead of December Meeting
- November 14, 2015

Acknowledging this in its current report, OPEC said that "the recent decline in oil prices has encouraged additional oil demand". OPEC a year ago abandoned a longstanding policy of propping up prices and instead raised output, seeking to recover market share taken by higher-cost rival production. (more...)
I've put France on world map, says Ibrahimovic I've put France on world map, says Ibrahimovic
- November 13, 2015

He also went on reflect on whether his global career would be over either after the play offs or the tournament itself if Sweden make it, and stated that he hasn't yet made a decision but believes he's still doing enough to lead his country. (more...)
Obama calls Myanmar President Obama calls Myanmar President
- November 13, 2015

Despite these achievements, the USDP's heavy defeat appears to be the result of demands for greater reform from the people who still distrust the military. It promises a new dawn for a country asphyxiated by half a century of army rule that battered the economy and repressed its people. As of mid-day Friday the NLD had captured 348 seats in both houses of parliament while the USDP trailed badly, winning only 40 seats. (more...)
Soul searching for India's Modi after crushing Bihar defeat Soul searching for India's Modi after crushing Bihar defeat
- November 13, 2015

The BJP, in a statement , later said it was "fortunate" to have been led by leaders like Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Advani for decades, and welcomed any guidance and suggestion from the party's "seniors" on victories and defeats. A statement issued late Tuesday by four former ministers indirectly accused Modi and party President Amit Shah of concentrating too much power in their hands. (more...)
SC democrats overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton, Winthrop Poll SC democrats overwhelmingly support Hillary Clinton, Winthrop Poll
- November 13, 2015

A wild card remains in how Sanders chooses to address Clinton's use of a personal email system while serving as secretary of state. Now, Sanders appears to be trying to correct that record. During debate prep, Sanders and his team prepared for a moment like this in which he could jump into the fray, aides said later. He added, "While nearly half of Sanders' support came from potential Biden voters, the third of Clinton voters who might have preferred Biden represent a much larger ... (more...)
Russian Emergencies Ministry Plane Transports Tourist Baggage From Egypt Russian Emergencies Ministry Plane Transports Tourist Baggage From Egypt
- November 13, 2015

Security officials at Sharm el-Sheikh airport told The Associated Press there have always been security gaps there, including a key baggage scanning device that often is not functioning and lax searches at an entry gate for food and fuel for the planes. (more...)
ISIS Releases Video Threatening Attack on Russian Soil 'Very Soon' ISIS Releases Video Threatening Attack on Russian Soil 'Very Soon'
- November 13, 2015

The video also includes chants bragging that the blood of Russian civilians will "spill like an ocean" accompanied by images of horrific ISIS executions and atrocities. On Wednesday night, US-led coalition fighter jets provided air support to around 7,500 Kurdish and Yazidi fighters launching a major offensive to retake the key town of Sinjar. (more...)
Vatican places two Italian journalists under investigation in leaks probe Vatican places two Italian journalists under investigation in leaks probe
- November 13, 2015

Reached in Berlin by the Associated Press , Nuzzi said he knew nothing of the investigation. Pope Francis blesses the crowd at the end of his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on November 11, 2015 at the Vatican . Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi , whose books based on the "Vatileaks II" documents were published last week, are both being investigated, confirmed Father Federico Lombardi , the director of the Vatican press office. (more...)
ISIS Claims Deadly Dual Beirut Bombings ISIS Claims Deadly Dual Beirut Bombings
- November 13, 2015

Witnesses of the Beirut bombing on Thursday that killed 43 people and wounded 239 others recounted the harrowing scenes of the aftermath. "The United States condemns in the strongest terms today's horrific terrorist attacks in Beirut , Lebanon that killed dozens and wounded hundreds more", said Price. (more...)
Metrojet black boxes show plane was bombed Metrojet black boxes show plane was bombed
- November 09, 2015

Approximately 20,000 British tourists are stranded in Sharm el-Sheikh after the United Kingdom grounded all regular flights to and from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. A group affiliated with Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the crash of the Airbus A321 operated by a Russian carrier last Saturday that was bringing holidaymakers home. (more...)

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