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Trump China visit: United States leader strikes warmer tone with Xi Jinping

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The agreement for China Aviation Suppliers Holding Co (CASC) to buy the single-aisle and twin-aisle aircraft was among the more than $250 billion in agreements announced at a ceremony attended by Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. In an interview to Chinese state broadcaster China Global Television Network on Wednesday, Trump's National Security Adviser General (retd) H.R. McMaster had highlighted the potential for closer counter-terrorism cooperation and on "combating trans-national ... Read More »

Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off Kolkata-Khulna friendship train

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The Prime Minister greeted the people of Bangladesh in Bangla and said: "aaj amader maitri bandhan aro shubhod holo (Today our ties have been enhanced further)". "Hasinaji I invite you to visit Bengal". Earlier on Thursday morning, Hasina and Modi jointly flagged off the Khulna-Kolkata train service and opened two bridges on railway routes connecting Dhaka with Sylhet and Chittagong through the videoconference. Read More »

Wadala-Chembur Monorail services shut as coach catches fire

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The exact cause of the fire is being probed although officials suspect a short-circuit might have caused it. "The fire was extinguished by the Fire Brigade by 6.00 am", it added. Earlier, in July , a major accident was averted when two trains, going in opposite directions, ended up travelling on the same track near Chembur. Read More »

Indian Americans overcome racist backlash to win in USA polls

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The candidature of Bhalla , an attorney and civil rights activist who has been on the city council for more than seven years, was very strongly endorsed by outgoing mayor Dawn Zimmer. The faces of candidates Jingwei "Jerry" Shi and Falguni Patel were plastered on a mailer circulating throughout Edison, alongside the words "Make Edison Great Again". Read More »

NFL Week 10 Top Matchups: Odds for Patriots-Broncos, Cowboys-Falcons

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They've got great players on both sides of the ball. You'll recall that Brock Osweiler beat the Patriots two years ago on a Sunday night in Denver this time of year. Our Free NFL Prediction: The Broncos placed Osweiler to start last Sunday's game against the Eagles in hopes to break their losing streak but were dominated instead. Read More »

U.S. blames Iran for supplying missile shot down over Saudi Arabia

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The White House said: "Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, enabled by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, threaten regional security and undermine United Nations efforts to negotiate an end to the conflict". The United Nations and more than 20 humanitarian groups are decrying a decision by a Saudi-led military coalition to block access to airports, seaports and land crossings into Yemen, saying it could bring millions of people closer to "starvation and death". Read More »

Bruce Pearl refusing to cooperate with school investigation

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He was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday. Sources told ESPN that Pearl has refused to talk to attorneys conducting the university's investigation, and they've been yet unable to determine if Pearl was involved in NCAA violations or other wrongdoing because FBI agents seized his computers and cell phones as part of their investigation. Read More »

'Black Day' against demonetization in Imphal

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Khan further said the prime minister should be held responsible for the death of 150 persons who died in the queues of banks. "In last one year, 3.72 crore jobs were gone, the GDP rate has dropped to 5.7 from 9.2, which caused loss of Rs 3 lakh crore to the Indian economy ", he said. Read More »

Putin and Trump to Meet November 10 - Aide

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The leaders are expected to meet on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders' Week, bringing together high-level delegations from the APEC member states. "Putin is very important because they can help us with North Korea". Moscow's hopes for an improvement of Russia-U.S. relations under Trump have been scuttled by the ongoing investigations into alleged collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation. Read More »

One dead, 5 injured including DIG Hamid Shaikil injured in Quetta blast

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Security forces and police have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation besides increasing checking in the city. The injured have been moved to the Combined Military Hospital and Civil Hospital for treatment. "Three individuals have embraced martyrdom including (Additional Inspector General) Hamid Shakeel and his driver", provincial government spokesman Anwar Ul Haq Kakar told Reuters . Read More »

Solar report tabled: Chandy, his office helped Saritha

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Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has said that the UDF can not be touched by the report submitted by justice Sivarajan Commission that investigated the solar scam. The report said availing sexual favours can be counted as bribery. The Opposition accused the Chief Minister of having breached the privileges of the House by revealing the contents of the report before tabling it in the House. Read More »

Trump, Abe must lead the way to a more stable Asia

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The US head of state is in Asia for a landmark tour and arrived in Tokyo on November 5. On Sunday Trump said ahead of his summit with Abe he remains "open" to meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, during an interview on Sharyl Attkisson's syndicated show Full Measure . Read More »

Woman Admits To Causing Fiancé's Kayak, Gets Max Sentence

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Viafore's sister called for authorities to deport Graswald as soon as she finishes serving her sentence. His body was recovered almost a month later. Graswald originally faced second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges in connection with her fiancé's death. Read More »

Dastyari called 'terrorist' at Melbourne pub

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The New South Wales politician, who is of Iranian origin, was called a "monkey", a "terrorist" and told to go home to Iran by Patriot Blue members as he ordered drinks. "I call him "Mr Bean" because that's exactly what he looks like, a little Mr Bean". Speaking to The Today Show , Dastyari left things on a lighter note. Read More »

Navy will carry out rare three-carrier exercise in Sea of Japan

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Singapore-based military expert Tim Huxley said the presence of the USA carriers still sent an unmistakable message, with each one carrying 70-odd aircraft. Ronald Reagan took part in Valiant Shield 2006 and Nimitz took part in Valiant Shield 2007. Nimitz is now in the Pacific Ocean on a regularly scheduled deploymnet to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. Read More »

Jenny Durkan To Become Seattle's First Out Lesbian Mayor

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The race between Durkan and Moon centered on how the city will respond to changes largely brought by Amazon, which employs about 40,000 people in Seattle. Then multiple men publicly accused Murray of sexually abusing them decades ago, when they were teenagers. Murray denied the allegations. Housing prices have skyrocketed amid constant complaints about traffic and worries that the poor and middle class are being priced out. Read More »

Venice to restrict cruise ship access to protect its historic buildings

While some large ships will still be allowed in Giudecca Canal , Venice's mayor, Luigi Brugnaro, sees the decision as a compromise, benefitting the environment, the people of Venice, and the economy-namely "the jobs created by the cruise industry, which we can not afford to lose", reports The Local . Read More »

Detained man found to have snake in his trousers

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When police searching him noticed the unusual bulge, he admitted he had a snake in his underwear and pulled out a 35cm-long baby python. That's when police say he pulled out a 14-inch baby royal python that had been tucked away in his pants. Read More »

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Shares Bought by Calamos Wealth Management LLC

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Amalgamated National Bank & Trust has 0.05% invested in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ). American Century Companies accumulated 3.05 million shares or 0.1% of the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. It is positive, as 12 investors sold AeroVironment, Inc. shares while 24 reduced holdings. The stock had a trading volume of 6,237,161 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,208,078. Read More »

Vet lawmakers urge Trump to halt heated words with North Korea

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He touted the accuracy of antimissile systems on Air Force One leaving Washington , pushed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to buy "massive" amounts of military equipment, and, on Tuesday, repeatedly said the USA makes the "greatest military equipment in the world". Read More »

Pounding Higher, Is There More to Come From: ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips COP .N said on Wednesday it will boost output over the rest of the decade but vowed to do so only when it was financially prudent as executives emphasized a strict adherence to shareholder returns. Investors of record on Monday, October 17th were paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. The median estimate represents a 1.02% increase from the last price. Read More »

GOP Rep. LoBiondo to retire

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According to a post on Poe's Facebook page: "I am grateful for the honor and privilege to represent the best people in America, Texas's Second Congressional District". "Representative LoBiondo's retirement is welcome, though past due", said Jonathan Weisbrod, a spokesman for Thom. LoBiondo's retirement caught some party leaders by surprise. Read More »

Pentagon Knew Of Lapses Reporting Crimes To FBI

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Kelley purchased at least two guns after passing background checks, even though he had received a bad conduct discharge from the Air Force. "The Air Force has acknowledged that after court-martialing and convicting the perpetrator on charges of domestic assault, it failed to report the conviction to the FBI", McCain said in a statement. Read More »

Randolph Eastern to honor veterans

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Army with one Silver Star, three Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts, the release stated. Randall Herring will provide music and TAPS will be played. Belmont School District will be having a program at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in the high school gym. Paden City High School will have a Veterans Day program at 10 a.m., November 9. Read More »

Senate Dems introduce bill to ban assault weapons, bump stocks

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While the gun ban was in effect, gun violence fell but a study from the University of Pennsylvania concluded "we can not clearly credit the ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence". It would also ban detachable magazines with certain military-style characteristics like a telescoping stock and pistol grip and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, which allow shooters to quickly fire many rounds without needing to reload. Read More »

Deputies look for possible armed subject in Texas town

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He killed 26 people and wounded 20. President Trump has stated that he would like to have a bill on his desk by Thanksgiving. The Vice President is expected to arrive on Air Force Two around 2:15 p.m.at Randolph Air Force Base. The vigil comes just days after a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs left 26 people dead. Everybody knows everybody that got killed. Authorities have identified the shooter in Sunday's deadly attack as Devin Patrick Kelley. Read More »

Driverless Shuttle Bus Crashes During its Debut In Vegas

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It isn't the first time the driverless shuttle has hit Las Vegas's streets. Police say no injuries were reported crash between the self-operating vehicle and a semi-truck. It was involved in a crash near 7th and Fremont Streets around noon Wednesday. The truck, however continued to back up until its tires touched the front of the shuttle. Read More »

Syria army, allies retake last IS-held town

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On Wednesday, after a months-long advance through central and eastern Syria, the Syrian army and allied Shi'ite militias encircled and attacked Albu Kamal. Moscow is a close ally of Syria's President Bashar Assad and launched a military intervention in support of his government in September 2015. Iraqi forces backed by the USA -led coalition drove IS from Qaim and surrounding areas last week, in what coalition officials said marked the end of the conventional war against the extremist group ... Read More »

Melania Upstaged By Korean Pop Star During Teen Meet And Greet

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The FLOTUS has picked up some stunning pieces for the Asian tour and boy, she is turning some heads. South Korean Twitter users praised the first lady's interaction with the girls and the K-pop star, especially her long-lasting smile. The event at the USA ambassador's residence in Seoul, dubbed "Girls Play 2!" took place while President Donald Trump attended a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during his two-day visit to South Korea. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman's cellphone

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Martin says there are about 50 people in the congregation, adding that "there were very few that were here that were uninjured". Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Chris Combs told reporters Tuesday that the agency was trying to analyze the phone used by the gunman, Devin Kelley, in an effort to understand the motives of the attack on the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, in which the shooter opened fire and killed 26 people and wounded 20 more . Read More »

NY votes down contentious constitutional convention

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Labor unions had been vocal opponents of a convention, pooling together more than $3 million to fund a campaign urging voters to vote "no". The last convention was in 1967, and voters ended up rejecting the proposals that came out of it. NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said in a statement that "a con-con would have made our state's hard-won constitutional rights and protections vulnerable to "repeal and replace" at a time when the Trump administration threatens our rights and civil ... Read More »

Littlehampton will remember fallen heroes of First World War

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At Hawick, some roads will close between 10.15am and 11.45am to allow a parade to march from the Common Haugh, through to Sandbed, High Street and O'Connell Street. A short service and wreath laying will take place at 11am at the war memorial, before St John's Church hosts a Service of Remembrance at 11.15am. Before the service on Sunday, a parade will take place from 10.15am, starting at The Copper House Club in Albion Street. Read More »