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Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway

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The South Korean military will join a rare U.S. Navy exercise off the coast of the Korean Peninsula this weekend. Trump's rhetoric combined with repeated weapons tests by North Korea have increased tensions to some of the highest levels seen since the Korean War of 1950-1953. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher Ahead Of IIP Data

The NSE Nifty50 index was 2 points up at 10,311, while the 30-share Sensex was 20 points up at 33,271 around 10.50 am (IST) on Friday. "The biggest area of concern right now is crude oil (prices)". bourses amid strong corporate earnings. Sector-wise, the S&P BSE metals index declined by 228.92 points, followed by oil and gas index by 212.62 points and consumer durables index by 174.54 points. Read More »

23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati

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On Friday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the GST Council has made a decision to slash tax slabs for 178 items from 28 per cent to 18 per cent. Ahead of the GST Council meeting, Punjab, Karnataka and Puducherry, where the Congress is in power, had jointly voiced their reservations over glitches with the GST tax-filing network, demanding that real estate and petroleum products be brought under the new regime and the tax rate be kept at no more than 18%. Read More »

Skyview High School thanks local veterans with a special assembly

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West Aurora High School has an Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program that has about 170 cadets, who took part in putting the Veterans Day assembly together. "We have many active-duty and veteran families in our school community", Bruce said. "We couldn't have done a lot of this without their support". Melonas said each year, students and staff create an "honor wall" as a tribute to veterans. Read More »

Maryland Democrats call on Rep. Harris to denounce Roy Moore

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But Sanders said: "The president also believes that if these allegations are true, Judge Moore will do the right thing and step aside". "I thought, how nice for him to want to take care of my little girl". Write-in candidates are also allowed under state law. After the Washington Post's report was published, Moore tweeted he would "NEVER GIVE UP" and vowed "to stand up and fight back against the forces of evil waging an all-out war" on his campaign. Read More »

Three Chinese students injured in French vehicle attack

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At least three people were injured Friday when a speeding vehicle deliberately slammed into a crowd outside of a school in Toulouse, southwest France. Also injured were a 22-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man. He told police that he "heard voices" telling him "to hurt someone", Ladepeche newspaper reported. Read More »

Russian Federation to amend law to classify media as 'foreign agents'

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Last month, social media giant Twitter took the unprecedented step of banning RT and Sputnik advertisements in response to allegations they were part of a Russian effort to spread misinformation during the 2016 election. "Between those consequences and registering as a foreign agent, we are forced to choose registration". "... While RT is able to work and distribute its content freely in the U.S., RFE/RL has lost all of its broadcast affiliates in Russian Federation due to administrative ... Read More »

To Manmohan Singh's Jibe From Gujarat, Arun Jaitley's Stinging Takedown

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He repeated his earlier allegations made in the parliament that demonetization was "organised loot and legalized plunder". A day before demonetisation completes a year since it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a televised address on November 8 last year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that note ban pushed for greater tax compliance and greater digitalisation. Read More »

Kevin Spacey Being Removed From Upcoming Film

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Scott is also determined to to keep the film's December 22 release date. It's not an entirely impossible task to redo his scenes, as much of the film focuses on Michelle Williams as Gail Harris and Mark Wahlberg as Fletcher Chase , Getty's assistant. Read More »

Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow

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Two other sources said Schiller maintained confidence that nothing had happened after he left. Trump in July commented to The New York Times that he was confident Schiller would dismiss the allegations made in the dossier about his 2013 trip to Moscow, telling the paper of Schiller's reaction to the claims: " He said , 'What kind of crap is this?' I went there for one day for the Miss Universe contest, I turned around, I went back". Read More »

Woman claims Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter with her; she was 14

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According to the Post , Leigh Corfman, 53, said Moore approached her and struck up a relationship that soon turned sexual in 1979, when he was an assistant district attorney. "There's nothing wrong with a 30-year-old single male asking a 19-year-old, a 17-year-old, or a 16-year-old out on a date". "The Judge has been a candidate in four hotly-contested statewide political contests, twice as a gubernatorial candidate and twice as a candidate for chief justice". Read More »

US Bans Most Solo Travel to Cuba, Imposes Tighter Sanctions

The restrictions are aimed at finally enacting what Trump in June described as plans to reverse the Obama-era diplomatic opening with the communist-ruled island. Those who booked "people to people" trips before Trump's June announcement will be exempt, along with Americans who organized education trips before the rules start on Thursday. Read More »

Joint Chiefs say invasion 'only way' to totally disarm North Korea

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Dumont noted that the United States is evaluating North Korea's ability to target heavily populated areas of South Korea with long-range artillery, rockets and ballistic missiles. North Korea has called Thae "human scum" and accused him of embezzling government money and committing other crimes. Some 20,000 South Koreans would die every day in the event of a US-North Korean war, according to alleged calculations made by the Pentagon . Read More »

Narendra Modi has hurt HP's tourism industry & farmers: Rahul Gandhi

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Rahul will be holding three rallies on Monday, in Paonta Sahib, Chamba, and Nagrota. Also, the Congress manifesto focuses on the youths and farmers. "My fight against corruption will continue. It is the people of this state who will now decide who is the crook and the cop", he said.He said the BJP was going to lose in Himachal Pradesh. Read More »

Rockford officer shot dead during traffic stop

They also discovered a auto crash about two blocks away from the initial traffic stop with a dead body inside. Cox was rushed to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, where he was pronounced dead, O'Shea said. He joined Rockford PD in December 2016. Investigators said they believe Cox was involved in a scuffle during the traffic stop "that resulted in the officer becoming entangled by the suspect vehicle". Read More »

Rams Rout Giants with 51-17 Victory

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Manning's future in NY could be in peril as the Giants are heading towards a top 5 draft pick this offseason, and a massive rebuild that could took place without head coach Ben McAdoo who's job is in jeopardy despite leading the team to the playoffs last season. Read More »

Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 25

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The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle but was killed about 12 miles away in neighbouring Guadalupe County, according to local media and Sergeant Robert Murphy, a spokesman for the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office said. "My youngest daughter, Annabelle, was", Pomeroy told ABC News . The FBI & law enforcement are on the scene. May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Read More »

Wizards vs. Raptors NBA Predictions Against the Spread 11/5/17

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Eric Gordon and Luc Mbah a Moute each scored 20 points for Houston, which led 69-51 in its highest-scoring first half of the season. The Wizards are, unsurprisingly, significantly better this season when Wall is on the court, but the on/off splits for the offense are especially staggering. Read More »

Trump campaign aide Cater Page met Russian officials in 2016

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Special counsel Robert Mueller , who has impaneled a grand jury in his probe of the collusion allegations, charged Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. "He heard him out", JD Gordon, a campaign national security adviser who attended the March 31, 2016 meeting, told CNN Thursday. He wasn't aware of any ongoing exchanges of information during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian ... Read More »

Rain continues to lash different parts of Tamil Nadu

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But Chennai residents heaved a sigh of relief on Friday morning as the rain clouds gave way to a bright sun. For the October 1 to November 4 period, 19 cm of rainfall was recorded in Tamil Nadu against the normal of 21 cm, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, S Balachandran said. Read More »

Lebanese prime minister quits over death plot

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Hariri's "repetition of unreal and baseless accusations... against Iran show that the resignation is designed to create tensions in Lebanon and in the region", said Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi. A UN-backed tribunal has charged five Hezbollah members over the killing. Hariri accused Hezbollah of using its weapons to impose a "fait accompli" in Lebanon. Read More »

Spain issue arrest warrant for Catalan leader

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The time has come for all democrats to unite. While Puigdemont and his four aides hid in Belgium, nine members of his deposed government complied with a summons to appear in a Madrid court. Spain's deepest political crisis in decades flared up after the regional parliament in Catalonia voted to proclaim an independent republic following a referendum on October 1 that was declared illegal by the country's Constitutional Court. Read More »

Tory MP Says He "Feels Sorry" For Sir Michael Fallon

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Ms Hartley-Brewer said since responded that she "absolutely didn't expect the news". "A number of allegations have surfaced about MPs in recent days, including some about my previous conduct". He is the first minister to step down from Theresa May's government in the growing scandal about sexual harassment at Westminster. "I appreciate the characteristically serious manner in which you have considered your position, and the particular example you wish to set to servicemen and women and ... Read More »

Trump slams Bergdahl decision: 'Complete and total disgrace'

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Army Col. Judge Jeffery R. Nance said Bergdahl will be dishonorably discharged and have his rank reduced to private. The sergeant already has a job offer from an animal sanctuary, and a military official who helps design survival training said he would like to use Bergdahl as a part of lectures to service members on how to survive captivity. Read More »

Facebook Reports $10.3 Billion in Revenues

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Within the small print of the social network's impressive results, it has emerged that 10% of its 2.07bn monthly users are now thought to be duplicates of real users, or nearly double its previous estimate of 6% in the previous quarter. Zuckerberg outlined investment priorities that included video content, which he described as the biggest trend at Facebook . Our community continues to grow, now with almost 2.1 billion people using Facebook every month, and almost 1.4 billion people ... Read More »

Two CRPF personnel injured in militant attack in Kashmir

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He said three CRPF jawans received bullet injuries while two others were injured after getting hit by broken glass panes of the vehicle. Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched in the region to track down the militants. Security forces also retaliated but the militants escaped, they said. "The jawans were going back to their camp near Pahalgam when their vehicle was attacked". Read More »

Modi a 'jumla babu', says Surjewala

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Polling for the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly will take place on November nine and counting of votes will be held on December 18. It was not the Congress of Mahatma Gandhi or of freedom fighters but of corruption and dynasty politics, he said in Kangra. Read More »

37 million fire extinguishers may not work - Kidde issues recall

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While the recall goes back 44 years, no one should keep a fire extinguisher that long. In addition to the extinguishers not working, the nozzle can come off with enough force to kill you. Extinguishers have been sold at several stores including The Home Deport, Walmart and Amazon. The CPSC reports there was a death in 2014 involving a auto fire where emergency responders used a Kidde fire extinguisher , but it did not work. Read More »

Almost 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

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Today the Consumer Products Safety Commission announced a massive recall of 37.8 million Kidde fire extinguishers in the United States. A total of 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. Read More »

Spanish judge orders custody for Catalan leaders pending trial

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Mr Puigdemont's handling of the crisis has drawn criticism among some other Catalan politicians, with left-wing parliamentary deputy Joan Josep Nuet criticising him for creating "yet more bewilderment". In the text, the dismissed regional ministers are called "the legitimate government of Catalonia ". Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said despite the fact that Puigdemont is in Brussels , "there's no tension" between the Madrid government and that of Brussels . Read More »

Multiple people dead following collision, explosion on Highway 400

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Two fuel tanker trucks were involved in the crash, which occurred just before 11:30 p.m.in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 , causing a massive fire and several explosions. 'I'm still shaking. I can't believe what I saw, ' he said to CBC Toronto . "People were running for their lives to not be encompassed by the moving fire that was on the highway". Read More »

This guy who is named George Papadopoulos is having a hectic day

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An image released on Trump's Instagram account a year ago also shows Papadopoulos seated at the same table with Trump and then-Alabama Sen. Colbert also showed a photo of Papadopoulos in a photo from a meeting during the campaign at which Trump and Jeff Sessions also were present - a meeting "so pale that Greek is the diversity hire", Colbert noted . Read More »

Here Are the Russia Facebook Ads That Tried to Dupe You

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We are not going to go away, gentlemen. Colin Stretch, Facebook's general counsel, also revealed at the Senate Intelligence Committee that the 126 million of its USA users exposed to content from Russian accounts did not include Instagram - where an "additional 16 million people" viewed such content since October 2016. Read More »

Duterte would welcome Trump 'in the most righteous way'

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The two countries' governments agreed Monday on Japan's ¥15.9 billion loans to the Philippines as part of a program announced by Abe during his visit to the Southeast Asian country in January to offer public-private economic cooperation worth about ¥1 trillion. Read More »

Dhumal to be BJP's CM candidate in Himachal

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The name of Prof. Amit Shah went on slam the Virbhadra Singh government in Himachal Pradesh and said corruption has become synonymous with the Congress. Even before the list of candidates was made public, Dhumal, on his part, was assertive by projecting himself as the rightful contender to the post more than Nadda, who appeared to have the blessings of the BJP leadership. Read More »