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Trump Chooses Alex Azar for Health and Human Services Secretary

Bush White House on the domestic policy council and at HHS is a a former president of drug giant Eli Lilly . Mr. Trump made his announcement in a Twitter post while traveling in Asia. If confirmed, Azar would be tasked with attempting to roll back drug prices and overseeing Medicare and Medicaid programs, and implementing the controversial Affordable Care Act- legislation that Trump has promis... [Full Article...]

Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse

Massive college student party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse Busari says he fell through the floor himself, and that the party spiraled out of control when people he didn't know suddenly appeared. Video posted to social media shows a crowd of people jumping up and down in the third-floor apartment before the floor collapsed, tumbling into the second-floor unit. [Full Article...]

Two Stabbed At Mall Of America

Two Stabbed At Mall Of America Nick with her three children, said . The incident reportedly occurred in the men's department of Macy's shortly after 6.45pm local time in Bloomington , Minnesota . Police say the suspect had attempted to steal the first victim's property, which was in a fitting room. He said the others who had come to help were from the same group as the victim and he could not immediately clarify if t... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump messes up ASEAN handshake, Twitterati lose it!

Donald Trump messes up ASEAN handshake, Twitterati lose it! He said what took place was a "rather lengthy discussion" of the Philippines' war on drugs "with President Duterte doing most of the explaining". A joint statement says the two leaders "underscored that human rights and the dignity of human life are essential". [Full Article...]

EU Countries Take "Historic" Step Toward Defence Union

EU Countries Take The European Union took a step towards closer defence ties yesterday, with 23 states signing a landmark pact aiming to boost cooperation after Brexit and as Russian Federation flexes its muscles to the east. Earlier this year, the European Commission launched a major financial incentive for countries to cooperate on defense procurement, with a new European Defense fund worth €5.5 billion per yea... [Full Article...]

Chance of rain on Tuesday

Chance of rain on Tuesday Temperatures will decrease slightly Tuesday afternoon with a high in the upper 40s and a low in the low 30s with some cloudy skies. For Tuesday , skies will clear through the afternoon and highs will warm to the upper 60s/ low 70s with southwest winds at 10-20 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Aircraft Carriers to Conduct Rare Exercise in Sea of Japan

Aircraft Carriers to Conduct Rare Exercise in Sea of Japan The U.S. Navy's previous training operation involving three carriers was in the vicinity of Guam in the Western Pacific in 2007 during the Valiant Shield exercise. And do not try us.The weapons you're acquiring are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger. The US administration thinks China's economic leverage over North Korea is the key to strong-arming Pyongyang into ... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore allegations: Another woman accuses Republican candidate of assault

Roy Moore allegations: Another woman accuses Republican candidate of assault Moore and Jones face a December 12 special election to replace unusual, who was appointed to replace Jeff Sessions when Sessions was named US attorney general. Four surveys of voters taken in Alabama, a southern state, in the immediate aftermath of the newspaper story and Moore's adamant rejection of it show him to be in a close race with Jones, separated by a few percentage points, with a signi... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia tightens security at oil facilities after Bahrain pipeline attack

Saudi Arabia tightens security at oil facilities after Bahrain pipeline attack The Bahraini foreign minister, Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed, said the huge explosion that detonated in Buri, just outside the capital city of Manama, was an intentional act of terrorism and sabotage. Bahraini authorities have launched an investigation into the incident. The government denies it discriminates against Shiites and accuses neighboring Iran of stirring up tensions, which Tehran refutes. [Full Article...]

London judge agrees Uber must offer benefits to drivers

London judge agrees Uber must offer benefits to drivers Farrar, himself a union representative for Uber drivers, argued that, after commission and operating costs, drivers were earning only £5.68 ($7.46) per hour, 15 percent below the United Kingdom minimum wage. "It is the latest in a series of employment tribunal cases examining the status of workers, as seen with Deliveroo, CitySprint and Pimlico Plumbers". [Full Article...]

Late comeback falls short as Georgia Tech beats Virginia Tech 28-22

Late comeback falls short as Georgia Tech beats Virginia Tech 28-22 On Saturday, they changed the conversation. - Virginia Tech's coaches and several players expressed confusion over the officials ruling that Georgia Tech recovered a fumble on a punt return early in the second quarter. In total, seven Tech rushers had positive yardage. The Yellow Jackets scored on two of them, dropped a couple others and it opened up other areas of the offense. [Full Article...]

Pak has to vacate illegally occupied areas: BJP

Pak has to vacate illegally occupied areas: BJP J&K's National Conference supremo stated that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) belongs to Pakistan. Kapoor added,"I want my children to see their roots". You forget the instrument of accession and say that that part is yours. Asked to comment on Centre's special representative, Dineshwar Sharma's statement that his recent five-day long visit was successful and that he would do his best to talk to... [Full Article...]

West Indies commits to T20 series in Pakistan in March

The series, originally carded for late November, was aborted because of severe smog in Lahore and the unavailability of the leading West Indies players, but will now be played from March 29th to April 1, 2018. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that West Indies will play a three-match Twenty20 global series against Pakistan in Lahore in March next year. [Full Article...]

Israeli Patriot Missile Shoots Down Syrian UAV

Israeli Patriot Missile Shoots Down Syrian UAV The military presence of Iran and its allies, in this magnitude, is establishing for a reality which threatens the entire region in general as well as Israel that has massive destructive military power and whose American ally vows to defend. [Full Article...]

Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missile issue

Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missile issue The Iranian statement came after the French President during a visit to Dubai said that he is very concerned over Iran's ballistic missile program and stressed the need to start negotiations on it. He emphasized that France must persuade its Persian Gulf allies to pursue "wise and unsentimental" policies and approaches. "There are extremely strong concerns about Iran ". [Full Article...]

Saudi coalition bombs Houthi defence ministry in Yemen

Saudi coalition bombs Houthi defence ministry in Yemen The United Nations and several humanitarian groups this week warned that millions could die in Yemen from starvation if the blockade, which includes relief aid, was not lifted. Col. Aziz Rashed, a spokesman for rebel-allied forces, said Sunday that the missile intercepted by the Saudis near the capital Riyadh on November 4 was "Yemeni-produced". [Full Article...]

Filipinos protest ahead of Donald Trump visit

Filipinos protest ahead of Donald Trump visit The P15.5-billion budget for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders' Summit should have been given to starving and dying Filipinos across the country, the progressive solon said . The two met on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Vietnamese resort city of Danang. In August, foreign ministers of Southeast Asia and China adopted a negot... [Full Article...]

Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna River, 14 dead

Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna River, 14 dead All of them belonged to Ongole Walkers' Club. According to the AP State Disaster Management Authority, there are two NDRF teams with 30 members each, 45 members of the State Disaster Rescue Force and 12 rescue boats now working on the rescue operation. [Full Article...]

N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour

N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour Asked at news conference with Vietnam's president later Sunday if he could become friends with the North Korean leader, Trump replied it "might be a unusual thing to happen but it's certainly a possibility". "Every step you take down this dark path increases the peril you face". North Korea's foreign ministry said of the comments, "Reckless remarks by an old lunatic like Trump will never scare u... [Full Article...]

Magnitude Earthquake Kills At Least 30, Injures More than 200 in Iran

Magnitude Earthquake Kills At Least 30, Injures More than 200 in Iran The centre was reported by the USGS to be in the southeast of Iraq's Sulaymaniya province, close to the Iranian border. Eight villages were damaged in Iran from the quake, state television reported. A TASS correspondent reported from Kuwait City that earth tremors had been felt in that city. The quake struck the mountainous area of Sulaimaniyah province at 9:18 pm (1818 GMT) at a depth of ... [Full Article...]


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