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Several Thousand Attend Tulsa's Veterans Day Parade

Several Thousand Attend Tulsa's Veterans Day Parade Following the ceremony , a luncheon for veterans is at East End United Methodist Church on the corner of East Main and Fairground Street. Wes Splettstoesser, American Legion Post 35 South Portland; Cmdr. Washington honored local veterans on Friday night with a parade through Downtown Washington, and a special recognition at the Daviess County Museum on Friday afternoon. [Full Article...]

SC refuses to ban Padmavati, local outfits may protest outside cinema halls

SC refuses to ban Padmavati, local outfits may protest outside cinema halls It should be noted that Bhansali is yet to submit the film for certification to the censor board , according to sources. Even Karni Sena, a political unit opposing the film's release, has said that its members will hold a march on November 20. [Full Article...]

EPA approves bacteria-infected mosquitoes to fight Zika

MosquitoMate , which is based in Lexington, Kentucky, received permission to release the mosquitoes, which have been infected with the bacteria called Wolbachia pipientis , Newsweek reports . The mosquitoes are licensed to sell in 20 states, including New York, New Jersey, and CT, and Washington, D.C., for five years, but they must also be registered in those jurisdictions before they can be u... [Full Article...]

Warren Takes Back Claim Democratic Nomination Was Rigged

Warren Takes Back Claim Democratic Nomination Was Rigged She said she tried to be fair. A spokeswoman for Warren later told MassLive that Warren believes, as she said last week, that the DNC was rigged, but that the primary itself was not. "For her it's just coming clean to some degree I'm not sure she did the right thing". Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and other rivals. "I'm happy she wrote the book". [Full Article...]

Veterans deserve our honor and respect

Veterans deserve our honor and respect Salinans gathered on an overcast, damp Saturday morning at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month to honor all veterans. With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, November 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces gain ground in last IS urban stronghold near Syrian border

Iraqi forces gain ground in last IS urban stronghold near Syrian border A senior Iraqi army commander told AFP that his forces shot dead four IS members who had tried to cross into Iraq, where the group holds the small town of Rawa, near the border. The Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network reported on Wednesday that Syrian army soldiers, backed by pro-government fighters from popular defense groups, had entered Boukamal. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Breaks Record Low Temperature On Veterans Day

Pittsburgh Breaks Record Low Temperature On Veterans Day Boston isn't the only part of the country experiencing cold, according to the weather service. Also expected are scattered snow showers and narrow bands of lake-effect snow southeast of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario into this morning, weather service forecasters said . [Full Article...]

S Korea to join three USA aircraft carriers in drills

S Korea to join three USA aircraft carriers in drills The drills are scheduled to take place from November 11-14 in the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan in an ongoing naming dispute between South Korea and Japan. Bong Young-shik, an expert on regional relations at South Korea's Yonsei University, said: " China's economic retaliation only pushed Korea closer into the trilateral alliance between Japan and the US". [Full Article...]

China puts out the welcome mat to foreign businesses

China puts out the welcome mat to foreign businesses However, it is unlikely that it was the intervention by Trump that caused the change of policy, with the timing likely to have been somewhere between coincidence and expedience. China has agreed to lift controls on stock ownership for foreign investors allowing them to hold majority stakes in financial and automobile business to meet a long-held demand from foreign investors and lobby groups. [Full Article...]

Terry Crews reportedly files a police report over sexual assault

Crews' allegations surfaced on social media in the wake of more than 100 women coming forward to accuse Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. Investigation into the claims is undergoing, after Venit had been identified as the alleged groper by Variety . The Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor elaborated further in his tweet about why he waited so long to speak on the incident. [Full Article...]

Woman Gets 10 Years' Probation for Marrying Her Biological Mother

Woman Gets 10 Years' Probation for Marrying Her Biological Mother She and her mom Patricia, 44, married in Lawton, Oklahoma in March 2016. The same charges were brought against her mother, 44-year-old Patricia Spann, but the woman refused to plead guilty. Stephens County court records show that the mother-daughter marriage was annulled October 12, six weeks after Misty Spann filed a petition asking for an annulment "by reason of illegality and fraud". [Full Article...]

Sacked Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell freed on bail

Speaker Carme Forcadell will be held in custody until she pays the 150,000-euro bail, according to the written ruling. Spanish government spokesperson Inigo Mendez de Vigo said the lawmakers' commitment to the judge indicated that a "return of constitutional order (in Catalonia) is starting to become a reality". [Full Article...]

Roy Moore releases statement denying sexual encounter allegations

Roy Moore releases statement denying sexual encounter allegations Several state Republicans suggested Thursday that the party is unlikely to disqualify Moore. The Post reported that Moore, then 32, first approached 14-year-old Leigh Corfman in early 1979 outside a courtroom in Etowah county, Alabama. [Full Article...]

Car Rams Into Crowd Near School in Southern France

Car Rams Into Crowd Near School in Southern France Exupery. The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old man who was known to police for committing minor offences, was arrested at the scene, the sources said. The students are said to be aged 22 and 23. Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc tweeted (in French ): "Very shocked by the aggression towards the students in Blagnac". [Full Article...]

Pakistan Government to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife to Meet Him

Pakistan Government to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav's Wife to Meet Him In a major development indicating that Pakistan has somewhat relented, Islamabad on Friday evening announced that has it has "decided to arrange a meeting" in Pakistan of imprisoned former Indian naval officer Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife "purely on humanitarian grounds ". [Full Article...]

What happened in apex court on Friday?

What happened in apex court on Friday? Justifying his order the chief justice made clear that only he was authorized to decide the roster. The judge was arrested in September and is lodged in Tihar Jail here after CBI accused him of guiding the private medical college and assuring its management of favourable settlement of their cases in the Supreme Court . [Full Article...]

Stylish Melania Trump has a $800 answer for all the 'shoe police'

Stylish Melania Trump has a $800 answer for all the 'shoe police' During her visit, she also learnt about the giant panda's nutrition and training. He's affectionately known as a "panda with attitude", and there is a sign in English and Chinese outside his cage that declares his isolationist status, reading: "I'm a loner and I have teeth that bite". [Full Article...]

Veterans Day Observances Planned In Northwest Iowa

Veterans Day Observances Planned In Northwest Iowa Everyone was encouraged to recognize and be thankful towards these courageous men and women who have dedicated themselves to serving The United States of America. For further information, call Pastor Charlie Winkelman at 570-398-1909. "We have been hosting the annual veteran's day assembly for the last 14 years", Melonas said. [Full Article...]

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute Russia plans new measures to restrict USA media working here after a Russian English-language TV channel said it was pressured into registering as a foreign agent in the United States, a senior legislator said Friday. A senior lawmaker with the ruling United Russia party, Sergei Neverov, told reporters that the new measures could include social networks. "When it comes down to a fight with no ru... [Full Article...]

Mueller probing alleged Flynn plot to extradite Turkish cleric

Mueller probing alleged Flynn plot to extradite Turkish cleric Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team are investigating a meeting between President Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Rep. A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment on the reported inquiry into a plot to seize Gulen, and Robert Kelner, a lawyer for Flynn, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. [Full Article...]


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