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Search on for missing couple, 2 children in Washington state Search on for missing couple, 2 children in Washington state
- November 18, 2016

Jason said his family's minivan got stuck on a logging road while on a scenic drive near Shelton. Shumate says a school bus driver brought the older children - who are 5 and 8 years old - back to the Montesano school bus garage when no one picked them up at the bus stop after school. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video service reportedly prepping huge global expansion Amazon Prime Video service reportedly prepping huge global expansion
- November 18, 2016

As the first season of The Grand Tour is releasing, hence the first episode of the show can be streamed or downloaded on Friday morning by Prime members in the United Kingdom, U.S., Germany, Austria, and Japan. Amazon just launched the series on its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video: which is not now offered in Australia. Though the local Amazon online store is still exclusively selling ebooks and Kindle readers, Amazon's U.S. (more...)
Michael Jordan presents Russell Westbrook at Oklahoma Hall of Fame
- November 18, 2016

Oklahoma City's starting guards, Westbrook and Oladipo, combined to make 21 of 38 shots. The Thunder, on the other hand, are 5-3 at home. Basketball great Michael Jordan inducted Westbrook into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday night and heaped high praise on Westbrook, one of the most visible and accomplished Jordan Brand athletes. (more...)
Turkey thanks Pakistan for moving against alleged dissidents
- November 18, 2016

Around 200 parents and students voiced outrage at the decision during the demonstration in Islamabad Thursday, waving placards and calling for "justice". "With 24 million Pakistani children out of school, Pakistan's decision to expel teachers from the Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges will only hurt Pakistan's children". (more...)
Long queues outside banks a 'serious issue', says Supreme Court Long queues outside banks a 'serious issue', says Supreme Court
- November 18, 2016

The sudden outlawing of the old notes has forged an enormous cash crunch and people have been waiting in line at banks to collect limited amounts of the new 500 and 2,000 rupee notes. Several people have complained that banks were giving them Rs 2,000 notes that were of little use in face of the currency shortage. The Centre had on September 14 told the apex court that there was "no blame game" or "logjam" in appointments and transfer of judges for higher judiciary but blamed the high courts ... (more...)
In valedictory speech, Obama takes note of values he sought in office
- November 18, 2016

He knows this, despite his conciliatory overtures toward Trump. Going mostly by the language of his campaign, I would say I have some reservations: his weakness, temperament is of concern to me. "I am confident that just as America's commitment to the transatlantic alliance has endured, whether under a Democratic or a Republican administration, that commitment will continue - including our pledge and our treaty obligation to defend every ally", Obama said. (more...)
Obama: American Democracy Is Bigger Than Any One Person
- November 18, 2016

Obama has described Merkel as "probably.my closest worldwide partner these last eight years". After Athens , Obama planned visits to Germany and Peru . Speaking at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation on Wednesday, U.S. President Barack Obama once again highlighted the need for Greece΄s creditors to agree to debt relief, in accordance with the advice of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), noting that the country, and especially its young people, needed to see hope and a future. (more...)
Japan's Abe set to be first world leader to meet President-elect Trump Japan's Abe set to be first world leader to meet President-elect Trump
- November 18, 2016

Referring to the Abe-Trump talks to be held in NY on Thursday, Nunes said, "It should be a very insightful meeting". Trump's attorney told CNN this week that Ivanka, along with her brothers Donald Jr. "If you bear in mind how right leaning the Abe administration has been ..." Trump spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway told reporters the meeting would not feature serious discussions on any "diplomatic agreements" out of deference to President Obama, who does not hand the White House over to Mr. (more...)
Opulent Reddy wedding in Bengaluru stirs outrage across cash-starved nation Opulent Reddy wedding in Bengaluru stirs outrage across cash-starved nation
- November 18, 2016

There were over 50,000 guests to attend the wedding. Reddy's daughter Brahmani was thrown a five-day extravaganza which cost an estimated 5 billion rupee (£59m), according to Indian media reports . "Point about lavish #ReddyWedding isn't just to say it's a condemnable display". Cuisine at the wedding was from all over India including Baskin Robbins stalls serving many flavours of ice cream. (more...)
Obama warns Donald Trump on Russia
- November 18, 2016

Air Force One touched down Wednesday evening in Berlin after a short flight from Greece. Obama will hold a joint news conference with Merkel on Thursday. According to President Obama , Trump said he will maintain strong commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the security alliance among 28 countries. (more...)
Ukip 'misspent £385000 of European Union cash on Brexit bid' Ukip 'misspent £385000 of European Union cash on Brexit bid'
- November 18, 2016

A Ukip source said that the party had not misspent any money, as financial expenditure was "the full responsibility of the ADDE group, no-one else". 'The constituencies selected for numerous polls underline that the polling was conducted in the interests of Ukip , ' the report concluded. " Most of the constituencies can be identified as being essential for reaching a significant representation in the House of Commons from the 2015 general election or for a positive result for the Leave ... (more...)
Maury High School student allegedly brings gun to school Maury High School student allegedly brings gun to school
- November 18, 2016

The School Resource Office and the Norfolk Police Department searched the classroom and recovered the gun. Today, one of our students was found with a firearm and magazine in the Armstrong High School Parking Lot. This includes investigating why the juvenile brought the firearm to school. "We are committed to providing a safe and productive learning environment for all of our students and staff". (more...)
Minnesota prosecutors to provide update on Castile case Minnesota prosecutors to provide update on Castile case
- November 18, 2016

According to Castile's girlfriend, Castile told Yanez that he had a gun permit and was armed during the traffic stop. Castile tried to respond but was interrupted by Yanez, who said: "Don't pull it out". In July, it was announced that an analysis of police data for St. Anthony officers in 2016 showed that black people made up almost half of those arrested even though census data shows that only 7 percent of the residents in all three cities are black. (more...)
House GOP says Trump wants spending bill through March
- November 18, 2016

The current stopgap spending bill runs out in less than a month, on December 9. Harold Rogers (R-Ky.), said Thursday that his staff would immediately begin work on a stopgap spending bill that would keep the government open through March 31 after consultation with Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence . (more...)
Swedish prosecutor arrives at Ecuador's embassy to question Julian Assange
- November 18, 2016

Assange is, however, being questioned about the possible rape of one of the women who came forward. He has not been indicted. Swedish officials will again be present while questions they have submitted are put to the Australian by a representative of the Ecuadorian government. (more...)
Breaking protocol, Don leaves press behind for FAMILY dinner
- November 18, 2016

Trump dished out his rebuttal on Twitter, spending yet another day ensconced in his NY skyscraper, beyond the public eye. Here's what to know about Trump's complicated relationship with the press and why it matters when he officially becomes the nation's 45th president. (more...)
Events in Kashmir 'hurt our conscience': Erdogan Events in Kashmir 'hurt our conscience': Erdoga