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Red Kettle Goal: $896000 Red Kettle Goal: $896000
- November 19, 2015

Last year, the Salvation Army helped more than 1.85 million people in need. “We have two-hour shifts. Shifts are 10 a.m.to 5 p.m., 5 p.m.to 8 p.m., and 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. To sponsor a child, just go to the mall and select an angel off the tree. Emporia, Lawrence, and Kansas City bell-ringing began Saturday. "We have a wonderful group of regular volunteers, but we always need more". (more...)
Kosovo Parliament session halted by opposition's tear gas Kosovo Parliament session halted by opposition's tear gas
- November 19, 2015

Tear gas was thrown in the Kosovo Parliament in October 2015 as well. Lawmakers from the governing coalition later held the session at a different hall in the building. According to the media the police managed to arrest the head of the parliamentary group of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo Donika Kada Buyupi. (more...)
Jewish teacher in France stabbed by ISIS supporters Jewish teacher in France stabbed by ISIS supporters
- November 19, 2015

One of the men showed a picture on his mobile telephone of the Islamist militant Mohamed Merah , Mr Robin added. The Jewish schoolteacher was easily identifiable as an observant Jewish man because he wore a yarmulke, Michele Teboul, the president of a French Jewish advocacy group, told JTA. (more...)
General Raheel meets USA military leaders General Raheel meets USA military leaders
- November 18, 2015

On Monday, Raheel Sharif visited Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, and met top ranking USA military officials including US Army Chief General Mark A Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter. (more...)
Labour MP subjected to 'vile abuse' after rebelling against Jeremy Corbyn's Labour MP subjected to 'vile abuse' after rebelling against Jeremy Corbyn's
- November 18, 2015

Barrow MP John Woodcock said he was glad that Mr Corbyn had "retracted" his remarks questioning whether it was right for officers to shoot-to-kill in a terrorist attack. "The Russian intervention in Syria has also changed things". "Likewise, which didn't unfortunately get hardly any publicity, was a bombing in Beirut last week or the killing in Turkey and I think our media needs to be able to report things that happened outside Europe as well as inside Europe". (more...)
First Syrian refugees arrive in United Kingdom under new scheme First Syrian refugees arrive in United Kingdom under new scheme
- November 18, 2015

Argyll and Bute Council, which will take 15 refugees , has stressed that in keeping with the UN's Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme refugees had gone through extensive security screening which included biometrics, documentary evidence and interviews. (more...)
France launches more air raids against IS in Syria France launches more air raids against IS in Syria
- November 18, 2015

A spokesperson for the group suggested it was France who were behind the bombs . The official said the Russian strikes are not affecting coalition operations against ISIS in any way. The strike, coordinated with the United States, was carried out simultaneously from Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, according to Reuters. Now, who is going to come out and state the obvious? The reality so far seems to be that these aren't targets at all, with witnesses on the ground saying the strikes ... (more...)
Hacker Group Anonymous takes down 5500 ISIS Twitter accounts; continues their war Hacker Group Anonymous takes down 5500 ISIS Twitter accounts; continues their war
- November 18, 2015

With that in mind, Anonymous' attack on the Islamic State's internet presence is more than simple cyber-bickering-it's a legitimate swipe at an important resource. Anonymous has launched attacks on various groups in the past like the Church of Scientology and Westboro Baptist Church but says their offensive against ISIS will be their largest effort yet. (more...)
US Navy ship visits China in wake of recent tensions US Navy ship visits China in wake of recent tensions
- November 18, 2015

The reef has been transformed by Beijing into an island over the objections of other claimants . The Apec summit this week will be attended by several world leaders including US President Barack Obama . The South China Sea is a rich but dwindling source of fish and is believed to have large reserves of hydrocarbons under its seabed. On the threat posed by the IS militant group in view of the 27th ASEAN Summit hosted by Malaysia, Ahmad Zahid said the country's security forces were on ... (more...)
USMNT grind out scoreless draw away to Trinidad and Tobago USMNT grind out scoreless draw away to Trinidad and Tobago
- November 18, 2015

Klinsmann's squad performed poorly at the Gold Cup en route to a fourth-place finish, before losing to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup and missing out on a Confederations Cup place for the second consecutive cycle. The Soca Warriors are in all likelihood going to play a few kind of 451 in an attempt to jam up the works for the USMNT, force turnovers, and then counter with speed down the flanks. (more...)
Dead killers, hunted suspects after Paris attacks Dead killers, hunted suspects after Paris attacks
- November 18, 2015

He said France would intensify its attacks on ISIS and called for a United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss the worldwide threat posed by the group. - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Khaled Khoja, president of the Syrian opposition coalition, over the phone and "emphasized the importance of the Syrian opposition coming together to ensure that they can participate actively and meaningfully" in upcoming U.N.-brokered negotiations between the opposition and Syrian regime, ... (more...)
Spain issues warrants for Israeli PM, seven others Spain issues warrants for Israeli PM, seven others
- November 18, 2015

The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa welcomes this important legal precedent. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens during a recent meeting in the US. An global case was closed following an initial investigation by the worldwide Criminal Court, and the UN-backed Palmer Report said there was not enough evidence to pursue charges. (more...)
Strike against Strike against "Jihadi John" hits at heart of Islamic State
- November 17, 2015

Calling Henning and Haines the "best of British", he said in a solemn statement outside his Downing Street office that Britain had acted "hand in glove" with the Americans and it was "an act of self-defence". "It is a very small solace to learn that Jihadi John may have been killed by the USA government". "This huge effort to go after the this deranged man filled with hate when they can't make half that effort to save the hostages while these young Americans were still alive", said Foley, ... (more...)
Belgium-Spain friendly postponed due to elevated terror threat level Belgium-Spain friendly postponed due to elevated terror threat level
- November 17, 2015

The Ministry of the Interior's Crisis Center had raised the threat alert earlier today, recommending the cancellation of the match on its website. Christian Benteke has been photographed training with the Belgium national team ahead of the Red Devils' friendly with Spain on Tuesday, per the club's official page on Facebook . (more...)
UK Muslim Council: Nothing Islamic about killers UK Muslim Council: Nothing Islamic about killers
- November 17, 2015

But Islam followers point out that the ISIS also took the lives of thousands of Sunni Muslims in Iraq because they refused to pledge loyalty to the caliphate, reports Daily Beast. Enjoying something you really work hard to do and then something like that happening, Cunningham said. "This is not a holy war", Mr Kidwai said. "People need to know that we are not the ones who perpetrated these atrocities. (more...)
Lucky survivor says his mobile phone 'saved' his life during Paris attacks Lucky survivor says his mobile phone 'saved' his life during Paris attacks
- November 17, 2015

I felt stuff flying around and then I got back up... And that's when you guys saw me, you were already there. Sylvester would surely be very grateful to the makers of his smartphone as the product saved his life by blocking the flying shrapnel that may have blown him to bits. (more...)
India's Modi suffers humiliating defeat India's Modi suffers humiliating defeat
- November 17, 2015

On BJP veterans L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Yashwant Sinha and Shanta Kumar issuing a statement demanding a thorough review of the reasons for the Bihar rout, an act seen as a revolt against the leadership of Modi and Shah, Gadkari said "We will talk to Advaniji on the issue". (more...)
Moscow bans EgyptAir flights in wake of Russian jet crash in Sinai Moscow bans EgyptAir flights in wake of Russian jet crash in Sinai
- November 17, 2015

In the aftermath of the airliner crash, Russia banned civilian flights to Egypt, but allowed airlines to fly from Egypt to Russia to bring Russian citizens back to their homeland. "Search the wreckage of the plane, find your black box and analyze it". "Tourism in Egypt is already down", he said. Even if it was a terrorist attack, he said, the Egyptian government is capable of securing the airports after the security breach. (more...)
Vicente Del Bosque orders Chelsea star Diego Costa to sort out disciplinary Vicente Del Bosque orders Chelsea star Diego Costa to sort out disciplinary
- November 17, 2015

The Spain international's form in front of goal was one of the driving forces behind Chelsea's run to the Premier League title last season. The Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque, must rebuild his defensive line against England, as he lost to holders Juanfran and Sergio Ramos injury. (more...)
Health insurance open enrollment FAQs Health insurance open enrollment FAQs
- November 17, 2015

The most any household will have to pay is the national average premium for a bronze plan or $2,085. Is there any way around that? Despite the rhetoric, the costs of private health insurance premiums are not driven by doctors or their fees, which represent a relatively small amount of expenditure (15 per cent). (more...)
Paris gunman named as 29-year-old Ismail Omar Mostefai Paris gunman named as 29-year-old Ismail Omar Mostefai
- November 17, 2015

They spoke on condition of anonymity, lacking authorization to publicly disclose such details. Previously, police announced they had found a Syrian passport near the body of one of the attackers, but did not exclude the possibility of the document switching hands before the shooting. (more...)
'Sister Wives' star Meri Brown discusses getting Catfished on season finale of 'Sister Wives' star Meri Brown discusses getting Catfished on season finale of
- November 17, 2015

Meri is joined by her ex-husband Kody, his new legal wife Robyn and his second ( spiritual) wife Janelle to reveal more details from the shocking story. Despite speaking candidly about the situation on-screen, Brown was not yet shown making the admission to her family. This is really that bad and I don't know how to do it when all eyes are on me, and I know they have been for a while cause they know something's been going on. (more...)
Arrests made after social media threats at 2 universities Arrests made after social media threats at 2 universities
- November 17, 2015

As the Associated Press notes, this isn't the first time police have arrested people who have made threats of violence on college campuses via Yik Yak. Amid terrorist threats on Yik Yak this week, several tweets were also sent with the hashtag "Mizzou". A few schools have successfully banned the app from being accessed through their wi-fi networks. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront now available for EA Access members Star Wars Battlefront now available for EA Access members
- November 17, 2015

The shares climbed 1% to $72 in recent trading. The game has been developed by DICE and is published by EA. The details were laid bare over on EA's Star Wars website where they explained that players will now be able to link up with friends using the friends system from the respective console. (more...)
Global manhunt for Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam Global manhunt for Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam
- November 16, 2015

Given the difficulty of gathering intelligence in places like Molenbeek, a borough of 90,000 where a few neighborhoods were up to 80 percent Muslim, any gaps in the information chain were problematic, Bakker said: "In parts of Brussels there are areas on which the police have little grip, very segregated areas that don't feel they're a part of the Belgian state". (more...)

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