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Situation at LoC to improve soon, says COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa Situation at LoC to improve soon, says COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa
- November 30, 2016

He has commanded the 10 Corps, the army's largest, which is responsible for the area along the Line of Control (LoC). It will also have federal ministers, members of the Parliament and foreign diplomats in attendance. Will Gen Bajwa be able to back track from this? He has been the Force Commander of Northern Areas which include the territories of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit- Baltistan, illegally annexed by Pakistan from India in 1947. (more...)
Anti-US Facebook Rant, Terror Propaganda Eyed as Motive in OSU Attack Anti-US Facebook Rant, Terror Propaganda Eyed as Motive in OSU Attack
- November 30, 2016

So let's get this straight, Abdul Artan, the Ohio State student who was quoted in his university's newspaper that he was anxious about America's apprehensions with the religion of Islam, chose to avenge his beliefs by running over and stabbing Americans? Artan drove a auto up onto a sidewalk and plowed into a group of pedestrians shortly before 10 a.m. (more...)
Netherlands Is One Step Closer to Banning Burqa in Public Places Netherlands Is One Step Closer to Banning Burqa in Public Places
- November 30, 2016

Supporting the ban was the anti-Islam Freedom Party, which is leading opinion polls ahead of March's election. Any violation of the Dutch law would incur a fine of $400. Public newscaster NOS said only about 150 women in The Netherlands wear the burqa, a lot of them only occasionally. Dutch MPs have voted overwhelmingly to ban full-face burka's from some public places, including schools, hospitals and public transport. (more...)
Civil Defence Fuel Reserve Exhausted in Syria's Rebel Held Eastern Aleppo Civil Defence Fuel Reserve Exhausted in Syria's Rebel Held Eastern Aleppo
- November 30, 2016

Citing a military source, Syrian state TV said the army and its allies had seized the entire Sakhour area and were working to clear it of mines. The Syrian army has recently advanced deep inside the longtime militant stronghold of eastern Aleppo, taking control of key neighborhoods. (more...)
Majority Americans shopped online over Black Friday Weekend
- November 30, 2016

Comparing to 2015, that represents a 9.4 percent increase. Online sales have also been stretching out more and more. Last year, the Kenosha center filled orders at a staggering rate and they had to with shoppers ordering items at 629 items per second. (more...)
Nabha jailbreak 'mastermind' shifted to high-security barrack
- November 30, 2016

The Punjab government announced a reward of Rs 25 lakh to anyone giving information leading to the arrest of the six prisoners. "Special Task force under the intelligence has been set up to track these criminals", Sukhbir Singh Badal told mediapersons. (more...)
Steve Bannon: 'I'm not a white nationalist, I'm a nationalist' Steve Bannon: 'I'm not a white nationalist, I'm a nationalist'
- November 30, 2016

CNN broadcast interviews with leaders of the white nationalist and so-called "alt-right" movement - all of whom vehemently oppose multiculturalism and share the belief in the supremacy of the white race and Western civilization - who view Bannon as an advocate in the White House for controversial policies on Mexican immigration, Muslims, and refugee resettlement. (more...)
Trump Claims 'Serious Voter Fraud' In New Hampshire Trump Claims 'Serious Voter Fraud' In New Hampshire
- November 30, 2016

The Electoral College, whose members officially vote according to state wide results from the election, meets on December 19 to cast its votes for president. Mr. Romney was fiercely critical of Mr. Trump throughout the campaign but is interested in the Cabinet position, and they discussed it during a lengthy meeting earlier this month. (more...)
Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Will Represent Himself In Death Penalty Trial Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Will Represent Himself In Death Penalty Trial
- November 30, 2016

Gergel to represent himself, according to the New York Times , a move the judge called "strategically unwise", but allowed because, he said, "it is a decision you (Roof) have the right to make". That he might be assisted by attorneys who have been working on the case offers only slight assurance that Mr. Roof won't attempt to use the trial to provide himself a soapbox, or to take the trial down some other dark path. (more...)
Park says she'll resign after lawmakers act Park says she'll resign after lawmakers act
- November 30, 2016

Speaking in a televised address in Seoul , Park added that she would be prepared to let the lawmakers decide how long she should remain in office, if necessary. By suggesting a reduced presidential term and not resignation, Park seems to be calling for a revision to the Constitution, which now states a single presidential term as five years. (more...)
'Have cake and eat it' Brexit secret notes cause stir in UK
- November 30, 2016

He was responding to the charge that Britain could not cut immigration without leaving the single market, which entails free movement of people. The details were captured when Julia Dockerill, chief of staff to... "French likely to be most difficult", the note also said, referring to French negotiators who will most likely drive a hard bargain during the Brexit negotiations. (more...)
Police officer at Wayne State University in Detroit is shot to death Police officer at Wayne State University in Detroit is shot to death
- November 30, 2016

Rose is the only Wayne State officer killed in the line of duty. There are two ways to donate now. On Thursday there will be a public mass at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in St. That is the time Rose, 29, was shot while attempting a traffic stop November 22 near Lincoln and Brainard. He died the next day at Detroit Receiving Hospital. (more...)
Putin & Assad are our friends against terrorism, says new UKIP leader
- November 30, 2016

UKIP's new leader Paul Nuttall, elected this week, was born into a Labour-voting Catholic family in Bootle, Merseyside, but until he joined the party in 2004 he had followed a Conservative line, even standing for the Tories in a local elections in 2002. (more...)
Brexit: UK govt faces new legal challenge over single market Brexit: UK govt faces new legal challenge over single market
- November 30, 2016

Among the apparent insights in the document was the intention to "have cake and eat it" and that some were "loath to do" a transitional plan. Lawyers claim the UK will not leave the European single market automatically when it leaves the EU and that the UK Parliament should decide on it. (more...)
Donald Trump charges, without evidence, millions voted illegally
- November 30, 2016

That's just 10,704 more votes than Clinton out of more than 4.5 million cast in the state and is the closest in MI history. It is that very lack of evidence that suggests Mr Trump is likely to prevail in recounts. Wisconsin's unofficial election results show Trump with 1.4 million votes, compared to 1.38 million to Clinton. Filing in Pennsylvania three days after she filed a similar request in Wisconsin, Stein's campaign said she would file a similar request in MI by its deadline on ... (more...)
Plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia
- November 30, 2016

According to various reports, there were as many as 22 journalists among those who were on a chartered plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia while carrying a soccer team to a tournament championship. CONMEBOL said in a statement that its president, Alejandro Dominguez, was on his way to Medellin. This final of the Copa Sud Amarica, against Atletico Nacional of Medellin was the biggest of its entire history, but now this incredible achievement has transformed into utter tragedy. (more...)
Some School Bus Crash Survivors 'Too Dazed to Talk': Doctor
- November 30, 2016

The crash left the bright yellow bus battered and almost split in two, the affidavit said. Thirty-five children had been riding on a bus police said was traveling too fast Monday afternoon when it veered off a narrow, winding road and crashed into a tree on the way home from elementary school. (more...)
Wood: The flaws in Trump's mass deportation plan Wood: The flaws in Trump's mass deportation plan
- November 30, 2016

One of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promises was to cut off federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities, where local authorities are prohibited from investigating individuals exclusively for possible immigration law violations. (more...)
Syria conflict: U.S. admits mistakes led to strike on state forces Syria conflict: U.S. admits mistakes led to strike on state forces
- November 30, 2016

Multiple opportunities to avoid the mistake were missed in a sequence of events that began with the erroneous identification of a vehicle as belonging to IS and ended when a Russian military officer called a U.S. Brigadier General Richard Coe, the investigating officer, said there were a series of mistakes that led to the strikes. Perhaps most significantly, a critical miscommunication occurred when Russian forces called the coalition to tell them the strike was hitting Syrian regime troops. (more...)
Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit
- November 30, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May met her Polish counterpart Beata Szydlo at 10 Downing Street for a summit created to strengthen the relationship between the two countries. "Of course, these guarantees would need to be reciprocal". Poland is the UK's leading trading partner in central Europe, with bilateral trade worth £15bn previous year. (more...)