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World News Trump reportedly joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang all gay people'
Author: 0 Trump reportedly joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang all gay people'

The scholar, according to The New Yorker , told Trump and Pence that even if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade , many states would legalize abortion on their own. Mayer's piece includes moments where Trump mocked Pence's socially conservative views and his tendency to pray in the White House. The President took the opportunity to crack a joke about Pence's opposition to gay rights.

World News Indonesia AirAsia flight turns back due to technical issue
Author: 0 Indonesia AirAsia flight turns back due to technical issue

Several passengers have criticized the flight crew for allegedly panicking. He also thanked the the pilot and copilot for landing the plane safely. In an email to CNN , the airlines said that the flight was diverted after a "technical issue" and that the aircraft was being examined to find the cause of the problem.

World News BJP distances itself from Som's Taj Mahal remarks
Author: 0 BJP distances itself from Som's Taj Mahal remarks

Earlier, it was also reported that the BJP Government in the state had not included Taj Mahal as part of Uttar Pradesh's "cultural heritage". According to a Scroll.in report, Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, the state minister in charge of religious affairs and culture had said , "The Taj Mahal was not a symbol of any religion and is nobody's", and had thus been "rightly kept out [of the tourism booklet]".

World News India take 3-0 lead after 3rd quarter
Author: 0 India take 3-0 lead after 3rd quarter

From Pool B, South Korea and Malaysia are in the semi-finals. Odds were heavily stacked in favour of India as they had come into this competition on the back of five big-margin wins against their arch-rivals, and while the men in blue were less than convincing, they were clinical enough to dispose of Pakistan and clinch the top spot in Pool A.

World News Nigerians Fume Over Jacob Zuma Statue
Author: 0 Nigerians Fume Over Jacob Zuma Statue

On Sunday, Zuma said in a speech in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, that the violence between Nigerians and South Africans must come to an end. Following diplomatic trips to Zambia, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Zuma was thanked for his work by having a statue erected in his honour on a street named after him by the State Governor of the Imo State.

World News US Supreme Court agrees to resolve Microsoft foreign email battle
Author: 0 US Supreme Court agrees to resolve Microsoft foreign email battle

Microsoft may have won its fight to protect overseas data from American search warrants, but it can't rest easy. In the underlying case, the government in 2013 sought a warrant requiring information about a Microsoft email account that prosecutors believed was being used for narcotics trafficking.

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Author: 0 Dem's "Porn Monger" Desperate for Dark Files on President Trump

Trump ". "Impeachment would be a messy, quarrelsome issue, yet the option - three more years of destabilizing brokenness - is more bad", the advertisement peruses. The publisher of Hustler Magazine, who once offered $1 million to any woman who could prove they slept with a Republican legislator, hasn't been in the news recently, which must gall him to no end.

World News Iraqi troops advance on Kurds-controlled oil fields in Kirkuk
Author: 0 Iraqi troops advance on Kurds-controlled oil fields in Kirkuk

A deadline allegedly set by Iraq's central government for Kurdish fighters to withdraw from key sites in the disputed city of Kirkuk has passed. "We are soldiers; we will carry out the orders issued by him without discussion."Earlier, Baghdad said the presence in Kirkuk of fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the outlawed Turkish militant group, was "a serious escalation that can not be tolerated" and "represents a declaration of war".

World News Israel Says Palestinian Deal Evades Main Issues
Author: 0 Israel Says Palestinian Deal Evades Main Issues

Reconciliation could also pose a dilemma for worldwide efforts to reach an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal since Hamas has not recognized Israel, unlike the Abbas-led Palestine Liberation Organization. The Palestinians said they were establishing committees to iron out details about security, elections, salaries and other administrative details in this latest try at unity government, but there was little or no mention of Israel at their press conference in Cairo on Thursday.

World News German soccer team Hertha Berlin takes a knee
Author: 0 German soccer team Hertha Berlin takes a knee

Photo Players of Hertha Berlin knelt before their German Bundesliga soccer match against Schalke in Berlin on Saturday to show solidarity with N.F.L. In the last few weeks the campaign against racism and for equality in the United States has taken a big step forward as more and more National Football League players have followed Colin Kaepernick in taking a knee.

World News Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock'
Author: 0 Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock'

That downbeat assessment sent the pound sinking against the euro. Barnier told reporters in Brussels on Thursday that on the issue of the financial settlement, there have "been no negotiations". Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis insisted talks were going well but the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said a lack of agreement on a divorce bill was very disturbing for many Europeans.

World News McConnell praises Collins for staying in Senate
Author: 0 McConnell praises Collins for staying in Senate

She prefaced her morning remarks by commenting on the importance of bipartisanship, and national health care systems. Republican Susan Collins says she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for ME by staying in the U.S.

World News Himachal polls on November 9: Election Commission
Author: 0 Himachal polls on November 9: Election Commission

Responding to queries on why elections in Gujarat were not announced simultaneously, Joti said there is "no justification" to have a prolonged period of imposition of model code of conduct as it could hamper development work. "Increased the size of the screen on VVPAT machines to 10 cm by 5.6 cm for the voters to able to verify their vote easily", CEC A K Jyoti said. Congress suffered a big setback ahead of the crucial Gujarat elections when regional strongman and former CM Shankersinh ...

World News J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter
Author: 0 J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter

IG Khan said that Shah and one of his close aides were killed during a joint operation launched by the J&K Police, Army and the CRPF after specific info was received about there presence in the Litter village in Pulwama. According to the reports, the slain militants belonged to Pakistan-backed terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). "In order to break the security cordon, the hiding terrorists started firing at the security cordon triggering an encounter that lasted for over an hour during which ...

World News Child Marital Rape: Sex With Underage Wives is Rape, Supreme Court Rules
Author: 0 Child Marital Rape: Sex With Underage Wives is Rape, Supreme Court Rules

This seemingly posed a contradiction with several other laws in India meant to protect girls under 18. "The young girls are powerless to refuse sex and lack the resources or legal and social support to leave an abusive marriage". Isn't the court being unfair and performing a disservice to several Indian women who could be facing harassment by their husbands but can do nothing about it because they are above a certain age? But advocates for girls and women are hailing the law as a step in the ...

World News George Weah awaits Liberia presidential election result
Author: 0 George Weah awaits Liberia presidential election result

Former professional footballer turned politician, George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah, has reportedly won the Liberia Presidential election, even as the electoral commission has continued to stall the announcement. More than 2.1 million voters had registered to vote throughout Liberia, established by the United States in the 19th century for freed black slaves. Final results should be known within two weeks.

World News Trump on Iran nuke accord: It's the 'worst deal. We got nothing'
Author: 0 Trump on Iran nuke accord: It's the 'worst deal. We got nothing'

If Trump follows through and decertifies the deal on Friday, it will begin a 60-day countdown clock for Congress to decide whether to "snap back" those nuclear sanctions. "They got a path to nuclear weapons very quickly, and think of this one - $1.7 billion in cash", he said, in reference to a decision by the Obama administration to settle a decades-long legal claim with Iran as part of the deal.

World News Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo
Author: 0 Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo

The Fatah official stressed that President Mahmoud Abbas instructed the delegation not to return without a reconciliation deal. Over the past few weeks, Palestinian Premier Rami Hamdallah with the government travelled for the first time in over two years to Gaza to start procedures to gain control of the Strip.

World News Microsoft joins the search for Russian backed Ads
Author: 0 Microsoft joins the search for Russian backed Ads

Google's admission comes just a week after Facebook , the world's largest social network, revealed that a Russian internet agency past year purchased around 3,000 targeted advertisements aimed at influencing the presidential election, which saw Republican Donald Trump defeat his Democratic rival Hilary Clinton.

World News Alibaba launches $15 billion overseas R&D drive
Author: 0 Alibaba launches $15 billion overseas R&D drive

On top of this, it is also now recruiting 100 more researchers from across the world. Over the next three years the group intends to fund projects in data intelligence, Internet of Things, financial technology (or fintech) and quantum computing.

World News Ophelia becomes remarkable 10th hurricane of season
Author: 0 Ophelia becomes remarkable 10th hurricane of season

Some of Ophelia's rain bands are likely to hit the Azores islands over the weekend. Hurricane Ophelia , which formed this afternoon, is the 10th consecutive hurricane this season, putting 2017 in a unique club that includes just three previous years that have spawned ten hurricanes in a row.

World News Trump escalates feud with Corker
Author: 0 Trump escalates feud with Corker

Sen. Corker told The New York Times Trump is treating the presidency like a "reality show", and that his threats to other countries could set the United States "on the path to World War III". Trump later picked the much taller Rex Tillerson for the job. One of the Senate's most committed deficit hawks and outspoken members on budgetary issues, Corker already has expressed concerns with the Trump administration's proposal on tax cuts, and his vote will be key to any deal getting done.

World News North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'
Author: 0 North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'

In August, Pyongyang threatened to shoot intermediate range missiles towards the vicinity of Guam, a target frequently subjected to sabre-rattling from the North. US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, stating there are "no risk-free options" but said there is also not an "indefinite amount of time" to solve the crisis.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton breaks silence on donor Harvey Weinstein's scandal

But when pushed further, the former campaign manager admitted Clinton's silence was antithetical to what she believed the former Democratic presidential nominee stood for. Some Republicans have seized on the Weinstein report and his ties to the Democratic Party. "I applaud the Democrats who are giving back that money", McDaniel said.

World News Russian military jet crashes in Syria, crew dead
Author: 0 Russian military jet crashes in Syria, crew dead

December 25, 2016: a Tupolev Tu-154 airliner owned by the Russian Defence Ministry crashes 1.5 km off the coast of Sochi while on the way to Hmeimim in Syria . The crew did not have time to eject, the statement said, without disclosing the number of people aboard. A technical fault may have been to blame, the ministry said.

World News Kenya: Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun
Author: 0 Kenya: Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun

Many will fall by the wayside. "I will not hesitate, for even a minute, to sign the new amendments into law once presented to me after debate and approval by parliament", Kenyatta said. "They have started speaking for us. Kenya is a democratic country". The remaining two were due to "civilian aggression". This follows a petition filed in court by Pokot South MP David Pkosing who wants the Opposition leader be compelled to participate in the poll.

World News Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $15 billion foreign military sale of anti-ballistic missile defense systems, related equipment and support services to Saudi Arabia . Saudi Minister of Energy and Industry Khalid Al-Falih said that Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation has "breathed life back into OPEC" and made the kingdom more optimistic about the outlook for oil than it has been for several years.

World News Heavy rain in south Bengal, Met department predicts more rain ahead
Author: 0 Heavy rain in south Bengal, Met department predicts more rain ahead

The region is expected to witness heavy rainfall in the next 24-48 hours. Plane departures at Kolkata airport were suspended for sometime due to strong winds. Landing of 47 in-bound flights and departure of about 35 flights was rescheduled and many flights were delayed, an official said. Twenty-six domestics flights were diverted to Silchar, Ranchi, Agartala, Patna, Bhubaneswar airport.

World News Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book
Author: 0 Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book

The scandal spawned the iconic " Best Sex I've Ever Had " headline in the New York Post in 1990. The President of the United States of America 's ex-wife has written a book on their failed marriage. Ivana is the mother of Eric , Donald Jr and Ivanka Trump . In an interview promoting her book, ex-wife Ivana Trump made an offhanded comment that she speaks to the president at least once a week.

World News Dienhart: Michigan State is back, following its latest win vs. rival Michigan
Author: 0 Dienhart: Michigan State is back, following its latest win vs. rival Michigan

I'm the kind of guy who is watching basketball at 7 PM and then watching tennis at 1 A.M. Both sides played their backup quarterbacks in this one and only one side survived it. They remain No. 1 on my ballot. They didn't on this night vs. MSU. When you do that to a team who has their back against the wall, it's something you can't do.

World News EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan
Author: 0 EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan

Pruitt, who sued EPA over the rule when he was Oklahoma attorney general, slammed the Obama administration today during his remarks. Trump has voiced doubts about the science of climate change and has blamed Obama's efforts to reduce carbon emissions for hurting the coal mining and oil drilling industries .

World News Business MANOEUVRES pressure Catalonia in crisis
Author: 0 Business MANOEUVRES pressure Catalonia in crisis

The Catalan authorities say more than 90 percent of those who voted backed secession , but opinion polls on the issue suggest the region is more closely divided. Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy , said on Saturday he would not rule out removing Catalonia's government and calling a fresh local election if it claimed independence, as well as suspending the wealthy region's existing autonomous status.

World News Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation

Per Adriana Garcia of ESPN FC, Pique's stance on the Catalan independence referendum has long made him unpopular with fans of the national team and even more so in the wake of the recent violence. Tom Lawrence scored for the Welsh side with Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey the provider. Despite this, Albanian team for today after 8 rounds in the current qualifying cycle, earned 13 points with a goal difference of 10: 9 and takes 3rd place in the standings.

World News Italian-Americans Defend Columbus Day
Author: 0 Italian-Americans Defend Columbus Day

Such re-evaluations don't change history, but they do change how we remember it. However, Cliff Matias, cultural director of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council, said it's not about taking anything away from Italian-Americans. " Indigenous Peoples Day represents a shift in consciousness", says Dr. Leo Killsback, a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Nation and assistant professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University.

Author: 0 Remnants of Hurricane Nate to bring steady rain to Maine

Track Nate and the inland impacts with WHNT.com's Interactive Radar or swipe over to the radar feature on Live Alert 19! Showers and thunderstorms will move from west to east with the heaviest rains north and west of the city, the National Weather Service says.

World News Eleven hurt after auto crashes near London museum
Author: 0 Eleven hurt after auto crashes near London museum

The arrested man was one of nine people taken to hospital following the crash , and after receiving treatment was taken for questioning at a police station. Anyone with information is being urged to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton Traffic Garage on 02085435157, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

World News Director of ICE says raids will increase across California
Author: 0 Director of ICE says raids will increase across California

Meanwhile, the state law enforcement can only detain someone in a request from the federal government, notifying the latter to release or transfer someone to federal custody, after there's a felony warrant or the person has been convicted of one of the over 800 crimes listed on the bill.

World News Calm before the storm: Did Trump hint at attacking North Korea?
Author: 0 Calm before the storm: Did Trump hint at attacking North Korea?

Many suspected the comment had to do with reports that the White House will not certify the Iran deal, which was negotiated under the Obama administration in 2015. threw the future of the agreement into question. Asked on October 5 about his planned decision, Trump said , "You'll be hearing about Iran very shortly".

World News Asamoah Gyan dropped from Black Stars squad against Uganda
Author: 0 Asamoah Gyan dropped from Black Stars squad against Uganda

Interim coach Moses Basena will however welcome back ace midfielder Tony Mawejje for a their make or break tie against Ghana's Black Stars at Mandela Stadium. "All we know is that we are playing against the Black Stars of Ghana and we are going all out for a win", Basena said. Ghana will now face the cranes of Uganda without the services the three key players.

Author: 0 Next Week Could Be A Turning Point For The OPEC Output Deal

He stressed that Saudi Arabia has already held talks with a dozen Russian energy companies and has certain developments, projects, plans for cooperation. Earlier in the day, King Salman met with the Russian leader to discuss a number of issues, including the oil market situation, defense industry cooperation, situation in Syria and the diplomatic rift between a number of Arab states and Qatar.

World News India, EU express 'deep concern' over Rohingya refugee crisis
Author: 0 India, EU express 'deep concern' over Rohingya refugee crisis

The home minister had also said that India would not violate any global law by deporting Rohingyas, as it was not a signatory to the UN Refugees Convention 1951. Access to much of the area has been blocked by Myanmar authorities. The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs called for unimpeded access, and said a United Nations team should be able to get on the ground in Rakhine in the next few days.

World News Vettel fought bravely to protect Scuderia image in Malaysia
Author: 0 Vettel fought bravely to protect Scuderia image in Malaysia

However, despite enjoying a season-high advantage, Hamilton has insisted: "I'm not comfortable at all". "I've got a huge amount of trust and belief in the team and I know they want to win just as much as me so collectively we'll come to an agreement and make sure it's the right decision".

World News United States trying to blame Pakistan for failures in Afghanistan: FO spokesperson
Author: 0 United States trying to blame Pakistan for failures in Afghanistan: FO spokesperson

However, he added that the unfortunate controversy occurred due to the miscoordination among concerned institutions - Police, Rangers and Civil authority. "Kashmiris have faced all forms and manifestations of state-sponsored terrorism". Asif has met with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who described Pakistan as a partner of the US and critical to the long-term stability of the region.

World News International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks
Author: 0 International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks

NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei will go outside the International Space Station (ISS) for the two spacewalk . Canadarm2 was launched in 2001, so it's starting to experience some wear and tear. The malfunction hasn't impacted any operations, but it needs to be replaced. It also gives the unique capability to "walk" from one location on the station's truss to another, as per NASA.

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