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Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation, withdraws candidacy for post Trump advisor, linked to Russian Federation, withdraws candidacy for post
- November 02, 2017

Sam Clovis , a top adviser to President Donald Trump during his election campaign, Thursday withdrew his candidacy for a senior administration post , just days after he was linked to another aide who pleaded guilty in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
China blocks move to have Masood Azhar banned by UN China blocks move to have Masood Azhar banned by UN
- November 02, 2017

China, a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, has repeatedly blocked moves to sanction Azhar under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee since past year. "China will continue to follow the resolutions and the rules of procedure of the Committee and remain in touch and coordination with relevant parties", she said, adding that the Chinese actions are meant to ensure the authority and efficacy of the UN Committee. (more...)
Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached
- November 02, 2017

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night defended her campaign's funding of the Steele dossier that alleged ties between Donald Trump and the Kremlin, and also said the American people should have known the FBI was investigating the Trump campaign before the presidential election. (more...)
Tesla sees record quarterly loss Tesla sees record quarterly loss
- November 02, 2017

Although Tesla has made inroads among luxury vehicle buyers with the advanced technology and innovative design in its Model S sedan and Model X SUV, it is the Model 3 on which its long-term viability rests. Quarterly revenues were $2.98bn, 30% higher than the same period a year ago. Investors were not so sure: Tesla shares fell 5 per cent to US$304.90 after the close of regular trading. (more...)
Former DNC chair reveals Clinton controlled party finances before winning nomination Former DNC chair reveals Clinton controlled party finances before winning nomination
- November 02, 2017

But according to Donna Brazile , who served as the interim D.N.C. chairwoman after Debbie Wasserman Schultz's ouster, Sanders's accusations were hardly baseless. In Clinton's book "What Happened", she blamed Sanders for inflicting "lasting damage" to her campaign during the Democratic primary season, opening the door for Trump for using the "Crooked Hillary" slogan in his campaign, CNN reported . (more...)
NY terror attack victims include Argentine school reunion group NY terror attack victims include Argentine school reunion group
- November 02, 2017

The Consul General continues to work in permanent contact with police authorities and hospital centers that have received those affected as well as the families in Argentina . Argentine President Mauricio Macri tweeted he felt "deeply moved by the terrorist attack". Argentines yesterday mourned the loss of five high school buddies from the city of Rosario who were mowed down the day before while enjoying a bike ride in NY during a trip to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their graduation. (more...)
Indian power plant blast kills 26 Indian power plant blast kills 26
- November 02, 2017

The victims are said to be workers employed in the power plant. The blast, which occurred November 1 at the Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station, was apparently caused when a boiler pipe burst in a 500-MW generating unit that came online in March of this year and was being operated on a trial basis. (more...)
Nato chief warns Europe in North Korea's missile range Nato chief warns Europe in North Korea's missile range
- November 02, 2017

He said he hopes to have extensive talks with the American leader to step up cooperation between the US and Japan regarding North Korea. In a speech to policy advisers in the South Korean capital the Norwegian said: "We have the capabilities and resolve to respond to any aggression". (more...)
There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid
- November 02, 2017

Tayoubi explains that his team installed sheets of muon-detecting film in a lower-level room of the pyramid known as the Queen's Chamber. The Great Pyramid of Giza has been probed with the tools of modern particle physics by scientists who say they have discovered a huge, secret space hidden within its ancient walls. (more...)
Whitbread plc (WTB) Stock Price Up 1% Whitbread plc (WTB) Stock Price Up 1%
- November 02, 2017

Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Citigroup has "Sell" rating and GBX 1344 target. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 11. (more...)
Fayose commiserates with Bola Tinubu over son's death Fayose commiserates with Bola Tinubu over son's death
- November 02, 2017

Governor Jibrilla Bindow prayed Allah to grant late Jide Aljanna Firdausi and the family the courage to bear the irreparable loss. The Jide Tinubu reportedly slumped and was rushed to a hospital in Lagos where he was confirmed dead. He served as Promoter of TSL Limited and also worked in the Legal Department of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited from January 2000 to September 2001. (more...)
Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at gas station Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at gas station
- November 02, 2017

The suspect, Timothy Wyatt, had broken into her home October 31 and abducted her. He demanded money, then tied her hands behind her back and forced her into a Ford Taurus. He was identified as Timothy Wyatt, 36, who was free on bail on charges of attempted murder, sodomy and robbery in Chilton County. Around an hour later, a surveillance camera at a gas station in Clanton, Ala., recorded the suspect pulling into the parking lot to get gas. (more...)
British police request extradition of Manchester bomber's brother from Libya British police request extradition of Manchester bomber's brother from Libya
- November 02, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesman said: "We are determined to do everything in our power to ensure that those suspected of being responsible for the Manchester attack are brought back to face justice in the UK". Those who were injured suffered both physical and psychological injuries, a GMP spokeswoman said. The UK and Libya had agreed an extradition arrangement in 2009 but the overthrow of Gaddafi has seen the country divided into warring factions. (more...)
'Armed And Dangerous' Suspect In Walmart Shooting Identified
- November 02, 2017

Thornton Police didn't reveal any details spontaneously neither about the circumstances of the shooting nor the people who were responsible for the shooting. "Employees were screaming", he said. "Let's go. Leave the groceries". "You see this stuff everywhere now", said Colmenero. "But thank God we're OK and nothing happened to us". (more...)
Future Of America The Top Stress Creator For Americans, Survey Finds Future Of America The Top Stress Creator For Americans, Survey Finds
- November 02, 2017

It's a high-anxiety time: almost two-thirds of Americans are stressed out by thinking about the future of the United States, a new survey finds. The same number of people considered this the lowest point in US history that they could remember. (more...)
Donald Trump's favourite phrase 'fake news' named 2017 word of the year Donald Trump's favourite phrase 'fake news' named 2017 word of the year
- November 02, 2017

It's official: "Fake News" is very real. The shortlisted words for 2017 include "unicorn", "echo chamber", "gig economy", and "cuffing season". Fake news, a term heavily popularised by US President Donald Trump , has been named the word of the year by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world. (more...)
Henry the Hippo Dies at Cincinnati Zoo Henry the Hippo Dies at Cincinnati Zoo
- November 02, 2017

The zoo says Henry had been struggling with health issues for months and lost hundreds of pounds. After a morning exam, they determined that his quality of life would not improve and made the hard decision to "humanely euthanize" him . Henry and Bibi were brought here together to form a breeding pair, and pretty quickly Fiona followed. Henry's decline came after Fiona became a social media sensation. (more...)
Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled: Check The List Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled: Check The List
- November 02, 2017

These fire extinguishers were also sold with commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, personal watercraft and boats. There's also concern over the nozzle detaching with so much force that it could injure someone. The model number is printed on the fire extinguisher label. They were manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. The recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: Plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers . (more...)
Palestinians protest in West Bank, Gaza against Balfour Declaration Palestinians protest in West Bank, Gaza against Balfour Declaration
- November 02, 2017

A minute's silence will be observed in Palestinian schools. The British also promised the French that most of Palestine would be under worldwide administration with the remaining region split among colonial powers after the war. Israel has traditionally focused less on that clause and more on the declaration's landmark endorsement of a Jewish homeland, and plans to celebrate the anniversary. (more...)
Hillary would have dressed as 'President' for Halloween, but Hillary would have dressed as 'President' for Halloween, but
- November 02, 2017

But Fox News' Sean Hannity isn't ready to give up the GOP's favorite target. "Tomorrow is Halloween", Clinton joked. As for the topic of the day, Mueller's indictments, Clinton declined to elaborate on the possibility of collusion within the Trump campaign, but she didn't mince words in her criticism of the president. (more...)