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World News Search continues for submarine with 44 crew members aboard
Author: 0 Search continues for submarine with 44 crew members aboard

RESCUERS searching for a missing submarine have picked up noises which could have been made by crew knocking on the hull - sparking hope the 44 on board are still alive. So far, 80 percent of the area initially marked for search has shown no signs of the submarine. The navy had one additional communication with crew on the submarine but it remained unclear what the contents of the last conversation were.

World News We have secret ties with ´many´ Arab states: Israeli minister
Author: 0 We have secret ties with ´many´ Arab states: Israeli minister

An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure by a senior Israeli official of such contacts. His son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has reportedly formed a bond with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Saudi Arabia has ratcheted up pressure on Iran, accusing Tehran of trying to expand its influence in Arab countries, often through proxies including the Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah group.

World News Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy
Author: 0 Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy

In fact, the reversal of the 2014 ban caused such an uproar that by the end of the day, President Trump tweeted that he had chose to reverse the reversal , writing, "Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts".

Author: 0 Clinton: How does Trump get things done 'between tweeting and golfing?'

And while the rest of the country has grown bored with a Russian narrative that has yet to produce a smoking gun after months of digging, Clinton isn't ready to put it in mothballs just yet. Trump lashed out at his former rival on Saturday, calling called Clinton "the worst (and biggest) loser of all time", after the ex-Democratic nominee made pointed criticisms in a series of interviews about Trump's political and moral legitimacy.

World News Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore
Author: 0 Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore

Short continued: "The President, even when he was traveling overseas, put out a statement that says, 'If these allegations are true, he should step aside.' So the President's been very clear on this". As been widely reported, Franken's political and comedic careers are in great peril today after it was announced that he forcibly kissed a woman named Leean Tweeden in 2006.

World News Strong wind and storms, Saturday
Author: 0 Strong wind and storms, Saturday

Sunny on Sunday with a high near 52. The aforementioned cold front will clear the area by first thing Sunday morning allowing the rain to stop and clouds to break. On Thanksgiving, the cold air from the Midwest slides in bringing a cool-down for the holiday with highs into the low 40s for southern New England and 30s north.

World News $1 Trillion Norway Sovereign Fund Considers Divesting Oil & Gas
Author: 0 $1 Trillion Norway Sovereign Fund Considers Divesting Oil & Gas

The move is the latest step in a long-running debate in Norway about whether the fund should fully divest from fossil fuels in order to minimise its exposure to climate-related risks or continue to exploit dividends from the sector that has underpinned much of the country's wealth.

World News Airbus and Boeing sign deals worth $75bn at Dubai air show
Author: 0 Airbus and Boeing sign deals worth $75bn at Dubai air show

The deal with veteran airline investor Bill Franke is expected to roil the low-priced industry and add another twist to the race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders. It agreed to buy 150 Boeing 777X planes and 50 A380s, which were worth a total of $99 billion at list prices. American Airlines in 2011 ordered 460 new planes in a single deal, but that was spread between both Boeing and Airbus .

World News Moody's ratings 'extremely encouraging', endorses Centre's reforms, says Jaitley
Author: 0 Moody's ratings 'extremely encouraging', endorses Centre's reforms, says Jaitley

In the wake of India's rating being upgraded by global credit rating agency Moody, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it is "encouraging to gain worldwide recognition and not something that's happening in isolation". Rejoicing at the news, the Rupee opened with its biggest gain in four years at 64.72/USD. Moody's said the recently-introduced goods and services tax (GST), a landmark reform that turned India's 29 states into a single customs union for the first time, will boost ...

World News Trump reverses ban on importing hunted elephant trophies
Author: 0 Trump reverses ban on importing hunted elephant trophies

Elephant hunting has been banned in Zambia several times over the years due to declining population size but was re-established in 2015 after surveys found a larger population in some areas. Savanna elephant populations declined by 30 percent across 18 countries in Africa from 2007 to 2014, according to the Great Elephant Census published past year, which put their remaining numbers at just over 350,000.

World News Cambodia opposition party to be dissolved in blow to democracy
Author: 0 Cambodia opposition party to be dissolved in blow to democracy

The party had posed a major election challenge to Mr Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge commander who is the world's longest-serving prime minister. Cambodia's Supreme Court rules Thursday on whether or not to dissolve the country's only credible opposition party, paving the way for an all-but-certain ruling party coronation following general elections slated for 2018 and dealing what experts say would represent a final blow to the nation's already damaged democracy.

World News Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week
Author: 0 Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week

Russia , Syria's ally on the Security Council, has put forward its own draft resolution rejecting the findings of the 26-member United Nations panel, a proposal that has little chance of passage. French Ambassador Francois Delattre said the Russian veto was a blow to worldwide efforts to curb the use of chemical weapons. French Ambassador Francois Delattre urged council members to "please think twice before throwing it away, because this would be a major setback for the fundamentals of our ...

World News Woman who accused Franken says she accepts his apology
Author: 0 Woman who accused Franken says she accepts his apology

A compilation clip of her time on the tour depicts her roughing it with the troops, and it even shows one soldier singing "Fly Me to the Moon" to the former model. "I respect women. I don't respect men who don't". Franken issued an initial statement: "I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way, but I send my sincerest apologies to Leeann".

World News N.Korean Soldier Flees Through Hail of Bullets
Author: 0 N.Korean Soldier Flees Through Hail of Bullets

The soldier was injured by gunfire from the North Korean side and has been hospitalized, according to South Korea's military. He was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was taken to a South Korean hospital, the Defence Ministry said. Col. Roh Jae-cheon, a spokesman for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the military first became aware of the situation around 3:31 p.m. "The military has raised its alertness against the North Korean military's possible provocations and is maintaining ...

World News Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim United States helped Isil
Author: 0 Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim United States helped Isil

The image went viral nearly immediately, but it was quickly debunked once someone recognized that the image was actually from a 2015 trailer for AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused the US -led coalition of interfering with the Russian air force to protect retreating Islamic State (IS) militants.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Faces Congress Amid New Russia Probe Details

Sessions said during January's confirmation hearing that he was unaware of communications between the campaign and Russian Federation. The Kremlin has repeatedly denied allegations of interfering in the USA election and Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russian officials.

Author: 0 Four People Killed in Northern California Shooting

Johnston said officials did not have an accurate count of the total number of people injured in the shooting that unfolded across at least seven locations. Mercy Dignity Health confirmed that the hospital has received three patients. Jason Wandel, chief division counsel at the FBI's Sacramento field office, told AFP that agents had been sent to help with the investigation but wouldn't confirm any details regarding the incident.

World News Australia votes in favour of same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Australia votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Yes voters have their fingers crossed the polls are accurate and not some Brexit or Trump-style aberration. Results from the Australian postal survey on marriage equality are being announced today and senator Dean Smith is ready for a "yes" vote.

World News President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un

News about the North's manoeuvres has emerged at a time when three of the US Navy's aircraft carriers - USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz - are holding maritime exercises in the region. Trump sent out the tweet after he attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam. "The weapons you are acquiring are not making you safer".

World News Man in Custody After Stabbing at Mall of America
Author: 0 Man in Custody After Stabbing at Mall of America

Local law enforcement has identified 20-year-old suspect Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman , WCCO-TV reported . Police described it as an "interrupted theft". Both victims were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center . Abdirahaman, who is now being held on two counts of probable cause first-degree assault, was pictured in his mugshot bruised and bloodied.

World News Duterte, Philippine President, Boasts He Killed Someone as a Teenager
Author: 0 Duterte, Philippine President, Boasts He Killed Someone as a Teenager

During last year's presidential campaign, Trump famously boasted that his supporters were so loyal that, "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose not lose any voters". "I will slap her in front of you. Why?" Just to show to the guys that if I can do it why can't you. "Why are you so fascinated with drugs?" Go, in a text message, said Duterte and Trump merely had a brief conversation, telling each other, "See you tomorrow".

Author: 0 West Indies tour to Pakistan moved to next March

He added: "There were talks that the series should be played in November, but the weather conditions were not good, so we didn't take any risk". It should be mentioned here that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC) visited Lahore in September for World XI tour the same month and hailed efforts of the board to revive international cricket in terror-stricken Pakistan.

World News Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital
Author: 0 Civilians injured in Saudi-led strikes on Yemen capital

The coalition closed all ports and halted humanitarian shipments after Yemen's Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile over the weekend that was intercepted near Riyadh. The United Nations (UN) said on Friday that the coalition is still blocking desperately needed UN aid deliveries to Yemen despite the re-opening of the Yemeni port of Aden and also a land border crossing.

World News Sixteen killed after boat capsizes in Vijayawada
Author: 0 Sixteen killed after boat capsizes in Vijayawada

A total of 38 passengers and three crew members were on-board the vessel, which was operated by a private company and traveling along the Krishna river near Vijayawada on Sunday. They were helped by trained swimmers and local fishermen who launched rescue efforts when the boat capsized. Mr Chinarajappa, ministers Akhila Priya, Siddha Raghava Rao and a host of top officials were monitoring the relief and rescue operation and the search for bodies.

World News Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings
Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings

The lawyer for former US national security adviser Michael Flynn has strongly denied media reports suggesting that a client of his may have been involved in a plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, branded the allegations as "outrageous" and "false".

World News S Korea launch major war drills as N Korea looks on
Author: 0 S Korea launch major war drills as N Korea looks on

Three U.S. aircraft carriers - USS Nimitz, USS Kitty Hawk, and USS John C. Stennis - steam in formation during a 2007 training exercise in the Western Pacific in this photo released by the 7th Fleet. They will successively enter the exercise area in worldwide waters east of the Korean Peninsula over the weekend, and at one point around Monday will operate together.

World News Market Now: Sensex, Nifty remain boring; Aurobindo Pharma cracks 3%
Author: 0 Market Now: Sensex, Nifty remain boring; Aurobindo Pharma cracks 3%

The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex closed at 33,218,81 points - down 151.95 points or 0.46 per cent from Tuesday's close. About 1,480 shares declined against 1,197 advancing shares on the BSE. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 263.84 crore. A weakening rupee, which depreciated by 39 paise to 65.07 against the dollar during the day, too dampened investor sentiment.

World News GST Council recommendations will benefit people: Modi
Author: 0 GST Council recommendations will benefit people: Modi

He also said the Council had been looking at the 28 percent tax slab and constantly rationalising items in it in lesser tax slabs. The two-day GST Council meeting was held in Guwahati to review the progress of the new tax regime three months after it was rolled out.

World News Students in Custer honored veterans with 23rd annual program
Author: 0 Students in Custer honored veterans with 23rd annual program

Veterans stand during Sanchez Elementary School's Veterans Day celebration. One by one each veterans name was read aloud, along with the years served and branch of military. Ray Moore, of Aurora, a World War II veteran, spoke matter-of-factly about his service to his country. Melonas said each year, students and staff create an "honor wall" as a tribute to veterans.

World News Alabama official uses Bible to condone sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Alabama official uses Bible to condone sexual misconduct

Leigh Corfman told the Washington Post that Moore met her several times when she was 14 and he was a local prosecutor aged 32. It was 1979, and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. As senators headed in for an afternoon vote on a Transportation Department nominee, reporters swarmed Republicans in a bid to get their reaction. In Washington at least, few Republicans came to Moore's defense in the hours after the report was published.

World News Vehicle plows into crowd near Toulouse
Author: 0 Vehicle plows into crowd near Toulouse

The attack took place outside IGS, a multi-campus higher education institution with a location in Blagnac, a town near Toulouse in southwestern France. The driver, a 28-year-old man who was known to police for committing minor offenses, was arrested at the scene, polices sources said. According to two police officials, the suspect was born in 1989 and known to suffer from a psychiatric disorder.

World News Russian Federation says it plans to retaliate against U.S. owned media in Moscow
Author: 0 Russian Federation says it plans to retaliate against U.S. owned media in Moscow

He recalled that the US Department of Justice had sent a written notification to the TV channel's top officials regarding the need to become a foreign agent by October 17. The Duma is obliged to give its laws two preliminary approvals before passing them, which Volodin said could happen next week. His deputy, Pyotr Tolstoi, said lawmakers may draft legislation to make media register as a foreign agent.

World News Kevin Spacey Cut From Ridley Scott Movie
Author: 0 Kevin Spacey Cut From Ridley Scott Movie

All of Spacey's scenes, which only featured him, will now have to be reshot, although co-stars Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams are also expected to return for re-shoots. One of the people close to the production said that Scott's plan caught Sony by surprise, but the studio is supporting the switch. Those circumstances were dramatically different than the decision that was made today on All The Money In The World .

Author: 0 Trump Places New Restrictions On Travel And Trade To Cuba

The rules are created to steer USA economic activity away from Cuba's military , intelligence and security services, which dominate much of the economy through state-controlled corporations. Those on organized, "people to people" or educational visits must be accompanied by a representative of the USA -based group organizing the trip. "A backward-looking policy harms both Cubans and Americans ", she told Anadolu Agency.

World News Pentagon: NK's nuclear program can only be destroyed by ground invasion
Author: 0 Pentagon: NK's nuclear program can only be destroyed by ground invasion

A t a speech Sunday at Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Japan, Trump rallied the American service members and assured United States allies in the region that he had their backs in the face of the rogue regime's threats. "Trump himself threw a characteristic wildcard into the mix, saying he would "certainly be open" to meeting the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un", The Guardian says.

World News Scottish Parliament evacuated after 'white powder sent to MSP'
Author: 0 Scottish Parliament evacuated after 'white powder sent to MSP'

In a message sent to building users Scottish Parliament chief executive Sir Paul Grice said: "While all of the packages turned out to be entirely benign, raising the alarm was entirely the right thing to do". The MSP block is now closed. According to the Sun, a member of staff in the office of Conservative Highlights and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston opened an envelope, which was found to contain white powder.

World News Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money
Author: 0 Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money

Kyoto District Court ruled that the accused used cyanide " with a murderous intention " in the four cases. All four men were aged over 70. Judge Ayako Nakagawa called it "a heinous crime driven by greed for money". Once named the beneficiary of life insurance policies and wills, Kakehi killed Masanori Honda, 71, and Minoru Hioki, 75, and tried to kill Toshiaki Suehiro, 79, prosecutors said.

World News Sen. Rand Paul Recovering from Brutal Attack Outside His Kentucky Home
Author: 0 Sen. Rand Paul Recovering from Brutal Attack Outside His Kentucky Home

Boucher is reportedly Paul's neighbor. Paul, a second-term senator and former GOP presidential candidate, was attacked by Boucher, 59, on Friday outside his home in Bowling Green, Ky., police said. It isn't clear when Paul will return to work since he is in considerable pain and is having difficulty getting around. According to the arrest warrant, Boucher "unlawfully and intentionally caused physical injury and pain to the victim".

World News Congress usurped subsidy of Rs 57000 crore: Modi
Author: 0 Congress usurped subsidy of Rs 57000 crore: Modi

Also, the Congress manifesto focuses on the youths and farmers. "All their leaders are out on bail after facing serious charges of corruption and they are speaking about putting a check on corruption", he said, adding: "Corruption is the only identity of the Congress Party".

World News Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams steamroll New York Giants behind Jared Goff

Los Angeles Rams tight end Tyler Higbee (89) celebrates after catching a pass for a during an NFL football game during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Sunday, Nov. The Giants gave up seven plays of 20 yards or more, none as costly as the third-and-33 conversion for a 52-yard touchdown. Two plays later, Goff connected with a wide-open Woods for his second touchdown of the game, a 4-yarder over the middle.

World News Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes

The state-owned Al-Arabiya news channel had reported that the arrested princes have been stripped of their high-ranking administrative posts. The purge against the kingdom's political and business elite also targeted the head of the National Guard Prince Miteb bin Abdullah who was detained and replaced as minister of the powerful National Guard by Prince Khaled bin Ayyaf.

World News Texas church shooter identified by police as Devin Patrick Kelley
Author: 0 Texas church shooter identified by police as Devin Patrick Kelley

During its Sunday morning worship service, a Southern Baptist church in rural Texas became America's latest mass shooting . Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that prayers are with the victims of the "evil act." Sen. "About half of our church members are gone", she said . Mrs Pomeroy said she and her husband were out of town at the time of the attack and were now trying to get back to Sutherland Springs .

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