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Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery

Clippers G Patrick Beverley undergoes knee surgery New Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley missed two weeks of action with a knee injury prior to returning on Monday. With Paul and Redick gone and Beverley and Serbian rookie Milos Teodosic injured, L.A.is down to Austin Rivers , Lou Williams and Sindavious Thornwell, none of whom makes for an ideal floor general. [Full Article...]

We'll spare no effort to defend lawmaker Kerimov detained in France

We'll spare no effort to defend lawmaker Kerimov detained in France Suleiman Kerimov , a senator in the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, who has an estimated fortune of €5.3 billion, is being questioned in connection with the alleged laundering of funds amassed in a tax fraud. [Full Article...]

Victims of gymnastics doctor blame university

Victims of gymnastics doctor blame university Larry Nassar is now awaiting sentencing for child pornography charges. Three of his victims were under 13 years old, and the others were between 13-15 years of age. In addition to being part of the 2012 Olympic women's gymnastics team known as the "Fierce Five", Douglas also was a member of the 2016 "Final Five" that competed in the Rio de Janeiro. [Full Article...]

Youth Congress's online magazine posts derogatory tweet targeting PM Modi, deletes later

Youth Congress's online magazine posts derogatory tweet targeting PM Modi, deletes later Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani , also not missing out on the opportunity to pull down Congress, tweeted that the posts of Congress show that the party is classist and "anti-poor". Taking a dig at both Rahul and Aiyar, he tweeted, "Seems this has been tweeted by Mani Shankar Aiyar at the interaction of Pidi (Rahul's dog)". Electoral politics is all about narrative. [Full Article...]

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes off Japan

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes off Japan The Navy recovered eight of the 11 sailors onboard the aircraft at 3:23, or about 38min after the twin-engined transport crashed while en route from MCAS Iwakuni to the USS Ronald Reagan . Trump said in a tweet: "We are monitoring the situation". The Navy's Japan-based 7th Fleet has had two fatal accidents in Asian waters this year, leaving 17 sailors dead and prompting the removal of eight t... [Full Article...]

Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes

Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes However, that's precisely what China's biggest e-commerce platform Taobao did. While they're commonly used for purchasing clothes, electronics, and other products, you might not expect to see a Boeing 747 jet being auctioned off at one of those platforms. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation confirms radiation release, possible nuclear incident

Russian Federation confirms radiation release, possible nuclear incident Its Mayak facility, where an explosion in 1957 contaminated a swath of central Russian Federation, told state news agency RIA Novosti it had not processed nuclear fuel with ruthenium-106 this year. It said there was no health risk. This time around, Mayak authorities have similarly denied being responsible for the leak, and Rosatom, the state-run body that oversees Russia's nuclear indus... [Full Article...]

Ahead of 26/11 anniversary: Pak court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Ahead of 26/11 anniversary: Pak court orders release of Hafiz Saeed Saeed is scheduled to be released on Thursday. The JuD chief, through his lawyer AK Dogar Advocate, had challenged his detention orders submitting that the requirements laid by the Supreme Court for the objective were not fulfilled. In a video message after his release, Saeed claimed that he was detained because of his associations with the disputed Kashmir region . The court rejected a req... [Full Article...]

Congress promise of reservation for Patidars under shadow of quota ceiling

Congress promise of reservation for Patidars under shadow of quota ceiling Sibal, however, held his cards close to chest when asked about the details of the formula the Congress and the Patel- led PAAS had worked out, adding the related issues would be decided later. The Patel leader said there were no differences with the Congress over seat-sharing. Under these circumstances, it is unlikely that the apex court will entertain the Congress' plea of providing further res... [Full Article...]

Wednesday forecast: Cool again today but with less wind

Wednesday forecast: Cool again today but with less wind Thanksgiving Day has mostly sunny skies and it is chilly with afternoon highs in the mid and upper 40s. Temperatures in 2016 were higher and slightly lower than usual with highs at 77 degrees on Thursday and Friday before dropping to a low of 41 on Sunday . [Full Article...]

Bali volcano starts ERUPTING as smoke and ash billows into air

Bali volcano starts ERUPTING as smoke and ash billows into air Indonesia is home to around 130 volcanoes due to its position on the "Ring of Fire", a belt of tectonic plate boundaries circling the Pacific Ocean where frequent seismic activity occurs In 2010 Mount Merapi - considered one of the most active and risky volcanoes in the world - erupted, killing some more than 300 people and forcing 280,000 people to flee. [Full Article...]

Nigeria mosque attack leaves 50 killed

Nigeria mosque attack leaves 50 killed He said the attack targeted Muslims worshipers performing morning prayers. Information released by the Adamawa State Police Command revealed that the suicide attacks occurred at about 5:20 am local time, at Kunu Araha, a suburb in Mubi North by and was triggered by a teenage boy who set off the suicide vest he was wearing. [Full Article...]

Govt mulls legislation on Triple Talaq in winter session

Govt mulls legislation on Triple Talaq in winter session However, as there is no concrete provision by the law to safeguard victims of triple talaq , the government has made a decision to add more teeth to the top court's order. Recently, a few cases where the Muslim husbands divorced their wives unilaterally through social media or phone came to light such as that of an Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor who divorced his wife through WhatsApp ... [Full Article...]

Bill Kelly: 5 weeks Ontario community college students will never get back

Bill Kelly: 5 weeks Ontario community college students will never get back The province recently announced that the dedicated student hardship fund with net savings from the strike will in fact assist students who went through any financial hardship as a result of the strike. "It is a meaningful delay and completely unnecessary". The College Student Association, which "advocates on behalf of Ontario college students" has maintained in their media releases their displea... [Full Article...]

Another round of freezing temperatures on Thanksgiving morning

Another round of freezing temperatures on Thanksgiving morning The high will be 52, after a morning low of 40. A pedestrian uses an umbrella on a hot sunny morning in Los Angeles on October 24, 2017. Tonight the weather service is calling for mostly clear skies with the temperature dropping to a low of 36. [Full Article...]

Palestinians freeze ties with US

Palestinians freeze ties with US Speaking at a briefing, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the matter was under discussion and that, as far as she knew, the office was up and running for now. US President Donald Trump now has a 90-day window to decide whether "the Palestinians have entered into direct, meaningful negotiations with Israel" - in which case he can waive the requirement to shutter the office. [Full Article...]

Argentina says flares seen are unlikely to be from submarine

Argentina says flares seen are unlikely to be from submarine A US aircraft searching for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members aboard has spotted white flares, but they're unlikely to be from the sub that has been lost for six days in the South Atlantic, the Argentine navy said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

U.S. to end temporary residence permits for some 59000 Haitians

U.S. to end temporary residence permits for some 59000 Haitians The federal government rarely has canceled TPS designations once granting them. "But if you came into the country because you want to have a better life and you want to help your family and you want to help the country where you are, the United States, you don't deserve to be deported", he said. [Full Article...]

President Trump shutting down his charitable foundation

President Trump shutting down his charitable foundation The foundation can't close yet, though, because it is still under investigation by the New York Attorney General's Office. On Monday evening, NBC News reported that newly filed documents reveal Trump is in the process of dissolving his family foundation, which previous year admitted to violating federal rules on "self-dealing". [Full Article...]

J&K: 3 LeT terrorists killed in encounter, 'excellent work' tweets DGP Vaid

J&K: 3 LeT terrorists killed in encounter, 'excellent work' tweets DGP Vaid Army's Srinagar based defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia while confirming the killing of soldier and injury to two others said that the operation in the area is going on. One Garud commando of the Indian Air Force was also killed and a civilian injured during the encounter. Later in the afternoon, another encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Zirhama in the Trehgam area... [Full Article...]


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