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New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday


The spacecraft was built by Ball Aerospace and involves a collaboration between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . The new satellite will also deliver critical observations during severe weather events like hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards and is created to help improve forecasts three-to-seven days ahead of a severe weather event. Read More »

Iran sticks to key limits of nuclear deal: United Nations watchdog report


Iran is cooperating with the IAEA, as its inspectors experienced no barriers in gaining access to the desired nuclear sites in the country. Najafi also stressed that Iran and other member states of the IAEA expect the agency to proceed with its "professional and impartial" work and verify the JCPOA implementation based on safeguard standards. Read More »

PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit


Asked Sunday if he believed reports that Duterte's government is conducting extrajudicial narcotics squad executions, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly would only say: 'We'll check it out'. More than 3,900 people have been killed in a war on drugs that Mr Duterte declared when he took office past year. "This is a tremendous concern to Canada and to many, many countries around the world", he said. Read More »

Hugh Jackman Musical The Greatest Showman Gets A Second Trailer


In order to complete his dream, Jackman recruits a number of unique individuals to perform during his show including a bearded woman who feel shunned by society. Trading mutants for musicals is Logan actor Hugh Jackman , who calls upon his Les Misérables experience in today's brand new trailer for the pic. Read More »

Louis CK's TV wife speaks out about his 'abhorrent' behavior


Adlon, 51, has a long history with the disgraced comedian. "There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for", he said. The New York Times's Amanda Hess reads this as "a freakish calculation that dismisses discussions of bad deeds based on the talent of the person performing them". Read More »

Trump Plans To Deliver Major Trade Announcement


Trump pulled the USA out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. US President Donald Trump said Monday he will make a statement on North Korea and trade issues following his return to Washington from Asia this week. Read More »

Uber gives the green light for sale of stake to SoftBank

The Benchmark-Kalanick lawsuit is almost dead, but this isn't a clear victory for Uber's ex-CEO. During that process, a price will be set for the stocks to be sold, the New York Times reported. A deal would be positive for Uber , which is seeking to turn the page after recent repeated scandals, among them workplace sexual harassment allegations. Read More »

Google punches up doodle tribute to the office hole puncher


Google on Tuesday marked the 131st anniversary of the invention of the hole puncher with a doodle. A blue piece of blank paper comes to life and starts to dance after it suddenly has eyes, and a smile, punched in. From that point forward, obviously, paper punches have turned out to be basic for school youngsters with three-ring fasteners who need to monitor their work and even undergrads. Read More »

New sanctions could be imposed on Iran over ballistic program


He said it illustrated the need for negotiations with Tehran over its missile development. "So far, we have witnessed a meaningful silence by the global community towards Saudi Arabia's crimes in Yemen and its airstrikes against civilian areas in the war-torn country, killing recklessly the innocent women and children". Read More »

The Manus Island refugee deal that Ardern has offered Turnbull


A convoy of empty buses and trucks has arrived at the former detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Island Manus Island, which about 420 refugees continue to occupy. Jacinda Ardern wants to have a "substantive" discussion with Malcolm Turnbull at the East Asia Summit about the situation on Manus Island. The approximately 420 asylum seekers and refugees choosing to remain at the now-closed Manus Island processing centre have been without food, water or medical supplies for nearly two weeks. Read More »

Dashcam video shows near-miss of children crossing highway


In a video obtained by NBC, a boy ran straight into the path of an oncoming truck emerging from behind the bus. He is oblivious to the fact another huge lorry is driving in his direction at speed. Luckily, the quick-thinking driver sounds his horn and manages to stop the lorry from within inches of hitting the child. "I saw what was about to happen, but there was little I could do." he told Norwegian site NRK. Read More »

22 policemen killed in S. Afghan checkpoints attack

The suicide vehicle reportedly hit a military convoy near Kandahar Air Field, a major United States base in Afghanistan , according to a provincial spokesperson in a Stars and Stripes report. military spokesman said. Security situation has been improving in Kandahar, the former stronghold of Taliban, over the last months, as security forces have conducted search and cordon operations across the province. Read More »

Korea, China mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize N


The tone of the Summit has been set back in May when President Moon took office and signaled the ASEAN's place in his foreign policy by dispatching forthwith a special envoy to the ASEAN. Xi expressed his gratitude for President Moon's congratulatory message on Xi's re-election as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China on October 25 while Moon showed friendliness saying that Xi's "xiaokang (moderately prosperous) society" is in line with his "people-centered economy" principle. Read More »

Russia, China support Philippines in fighting terrorism, drugs - President Duterte

The firebrand leader also reiterated his previous threat to slap United Nations human rights expert Agnes Callamard if she investigates him for thousands of deaths linked to his government's brutal crackdown on drug suspects. "What makes the death of people in the Philippines more important than the rest of the children in the world that were massacred and killed?" Since he took office, police say they have killed nearly 4,000 people in anti-drug operations. Read More »

Maronite cardinal hopes to meet Lebanese PM in Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia and the United States have accused Iran of supplying the ballistic missile used in that attack, saying the missiles bore "Iranian markings". The United States, France and Britain have all expressed strong support for Lebanon's stability and sovereignty. However, Saudi officials have reiterated that Hariri is free and not "under house arrest" as some reports stated earlier. Read More »

North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says

View of a South Korean flagpole from Dora Observatory near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing two Koreas, October 13, 2017. There was no exchange of gunfire between the two sides, but the South's military said it has raised its level of alertness against any North Korean provocations. Read More »

Woman found dead on Worongary road


The neighbour who found Ms Cobby in the middle of Arthur Payne Court tried to save her, but she was declared dead at the scene by paramedics. The woman's body was found by a passer-by at around 11.15pm. A 55-year-old Ashmore man known to the woman, was arrested by police and charged with her murder. Police have confirmed the death is suspicious and investigations continue. Read More »

Trump Pitches 'America First' Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Summit


U.S. President Donald Trump will be pushing for India's membership to the 21 member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) early next week when Prime Minister Modi and President Trump will be at the APEC summit in Manila, according to Dennis Wilder, Former high ranking Central Intelligence Agency expert on China and who is now professor of Asian Studies at the Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Read More »

Doctors from the city head to Belagavi to oppose KPME Act


However, small establishments are likely to remain shut completely. "The Chief Minister's response was positive and satisfactory". At the site where thousands of doctors are to hold protests adjacent to Suvarna Vidhan Soudha, President of IMA Dr H.N. Read More »

China, Asean agree to 10-year China Sea protection pact


After belting out a Tagalog love song with a Filipina singer during the dinner, Duterte said he sang "upon the orders of the commander in chief of the United States", setting off laughter and applause. Duterte has grown closer to China since he took office a year ago and Vietnam has emerged as Beijing's main challenger in the area. It announces that both sides have agreed to officially start negotiations on the code. Read More »

Only 50000 pilgrims allowed at Vaishno Devi a day: NGT


Also apart from keeping a bar on the number of devotees, in the new NGT guidelines, the tribunal has also put a stay on all new constructions that are taking place inside the shrine complex. Littering at Katra bus stop would be fined with Rs 2000. The tribunal stated, once the limit for the day is reached, any additional visitors proceeding towards the shrine would be stopped either at Ardhkumari or Katra. Read More »

Protest Interrupts Ivanka Trump Tax Discussion In New Jersey


She criticized the tax plan afterward. "Everyone needs to be heard from, and this tax bill is not going to help the middle class", Barnegat resident Marianne Clemente said. "Let's hope they do the right thing, that's all I can say", said Jean Hopkins from Berkeley. "That' not what I was after today". Mr. Mnuchin and Ms. Read More »

Judges bribery case: 3-judge SC bench reserves order


The question is "How to fix the damage", Justice Mishra asked in a poser to the counsel present in the court room. The bench repeatedly warned Prashant Bhushan and other arguing counsel for committing gross contempt of court by making scurrilous allegations against CJI without a shred of evidence. Read More »

People Shot in Gary, Indiana, Nightclub


Dawn Westerfield, department spokeswoman. Seven people were shot, at least one sustaining serious injuries, in a single incident early Sunday at a nightclub in Gary, Indiana. According to police, one person is in custody and efforts were ongoing to locate another person of interest. Investigators say the shootings appear to be isolated and they have identified a person of interest, but don't describe what relation that individual had to the incident or victims. Read More »

ANAMBRA 2018: Police, others battle ready as IPOB threatens voters


To tell them that we are not miscreants, touts, criminals, toothless bulldog as they branded Biafrans. Speaking in like manner, Sagir Musa, spokesperson for the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, which covers the South-east region, said troops have been placed on alert to tackle any breakdown of law and order during the election. Read More »

US Army Lifts Ban on Recruits With Mental Health History


The Army did not provide information about how many waivers, if any, have been issued since the policy change, USA Today reported . Randy Taylor. More medical records mean leaders can make better-informed decisions about recruits with prior mental health issues. Read More »

For almost a year, WikiLeaks was DMing with Donald Trump Jr


No more than 15 minutes later, Trump himself tweeted about the "incredible information provided by WikiLeaks", and two days after that, Trump Jr. "Thanks." Soon after, Jr. emailed Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway, Jared Kushner, and other top administration officials to alert them that WikiLeaks had been in touch. Read More »

Firearms amnesty introduced after gun crime rises by 27%


Anyone handing over firearms will not face prosecution for the illegal possession upon surrender and can remain anonymous. Detective Chief Superintendent Nathan Briant toldHeart: "There is very little gun crime in Cambridgeshire but as part of a coordinated national campaign to stop guns falling into the wrong hands, we are joining forces across the country to help people dispose of guns safely". Read More »

#12 Irish Tabbed To Host NCAA Second Round On Sunday


The Irish are 18-17-2 (.514) all-time in NCAA Championship play, which includes a 17-13-2 record under Clark. W&M (11-4-5) will be making its 16 NCAA tournament appearance but its first since 2013. After winning the Big Ten Tournament title, Wisconsin (10-4-5) will host Illinois-Chicago on Thursday. Following Thursday's first round and Sunday's second round games, the NCAA Championship continues with third round matchups on November 25 or 26 at campus sites. Read More »