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Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home
- November 11, 2017

Officers responding to a well-being call on Thursday discovered an adult male, an adult female, a teenaged female, a very young male and a dog with gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the Mapleton Police Department . Fox13 reports that the names of the victims won't be released until next of kin is notified. Police added that they weren't searching for any other suspects in the case. (more...)
NGT gives approval to Delhi government's Odd-Even scheme NGT gives approval to Delhi government's Odd-Even scheme
- November 11, 2017

NGT asks Delhi government about reasons behind exemptions and the impact of pollution emanating from two-wheelers, and whether they intend to employ this scheme of #OddEven whenever the pollution levels spiral, to which the Delhi Govt stated that this couldn't be said as of now. (more...)
Iraqi military launch offensive on last Islamic State stronghold Iraqi military launch offensive on last Islamic State stronghold
- November 11, 2017

On Thursday, the Syrian Army liberated the city of Abu Kamal, near the border with Iraq, destroying the last IS stronghold in Syria. The media outlet announced in a statement on Friday that al-Baghdadi might be hiding in the city of al-Boukamal, which lies on the Euphrates River and the border with Iraq. (more...)
North Korea Slams Trump's 'Warmonger' Asia Tour North Korea Slams Trump's 'Warmonger' Asia Tour
- November 11, 2017

The Rodong Sinmun , North Korea's primary newspaper, published photos and reports of South Korean activists who protested Trump over his threats of war with their reclusive northern neighbor and completely ignored the president's speech. But North Korea could easily meet the two-month limit and may have already been planning to. "As I said in my address in Seoul, the entire civilized world must unite to confront the North Korean menace and the entire world is watching us right now". (more...)
GST rejig shows Modi govt's sensitivity: Jitendra Singh GST rejig shows Modi govt's sensitivity: Jitendra Singh
- November 11, 2017

Over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's frequent visit to poll-bound Gujarat, Singh said the more he visits the state, the BJP gets more consolidated there as it exposes the "hollowness" of the Congress leadership. "The political turmoil and widespread protests have made Modi Government extremely nervous and partially backtrack", he said. The GST, which was launched on July 1, is an indirect tax and is applicable throughout India. (more...)
Russia: Possible Trump-Putin meeting still being discussed Russia: Possible Trump-Putin meeting still being discussed
- November 11, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking on Thursday to reporters in Beijing where Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said there was never a formal agreement between the two countries for a meeting and added that it would only be warranted if Trump and Putin have something "substantive" to discuss. (more...)
NC air traffic controller arrested, accused of having weapon of mass destruction NC air traffic controller arrested, accused of having weapon of mass destruction
- November 11, 2017

Paul Dandan, 30, has been charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction and two counts of weapons offenses. Police first responded to call from a neighbor last week in Charlotte citing an individual who had been holding an explosive device. (more...)
Dad fires shots, prevents teens with guns, knife from kidnapping daughter Dad fires shots, prevents teens with guns, knife from kidnapping daughter
- November 11, 2017

Soon after her father heard his dogs barking, saw motion-activated flood lights turn on and heard what sounded like a auto door closing - so he chose to grab his gun. The four face attempted kidnapping and attempted home invasion robbery charges, the sheriff's office said. Following a neighbor's tip of a "suspicious car" in the neighborhood, the suspects were arrested. (more...)
Trump Voter Fraud Commission Sued By Dem Member For Lack Of Transparency Trump Voter Fraud Commission Sued By Dem Member For Lack Of Transparency
- November 11, 2017

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has filed a lawsuit against committee chair Vice President Mike Pence. "Since the September 12 meeting, I have received no correspondence from the commission other than to acknowledge receipt of my information request", Dunlap said in a statement. (more...)
China, US leaders square off over multi-nation trade deals China, US leaders square off over multi-nation trade deals
- November 11, 2017

It's a continuation in the ongoing war of words, even as the regime's missile test have noticeably paused - a surprising development given that North Korea has often followed these verbal spars with threats and missile tests. In this undated photo distributed on September 16, 2017, by the North Korean government, leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea . (more...)
Man leads Oklahoma authorities on chase, standoff through field Man leads Oklahoma authorities on chase, standoff through field
- November 11, 2017

He weaved through neighborhoods, squeezed through gates and went to wrong way down the road, barely missing oncoming traffic. The chase stopped in a field where multiple police vehicles were on scene, however the man would repeatedly drive off and then stop again. (more...)
Korea to train with three U.S. aircraft carriers Korea to train with three U.S. aircraft carriers
- November 11, 2017

Also to be mobilized are 11 U.S. Aegis ships and seven South Korean warships, including two Aegis vessels. The Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers Inazuma and Makinami will escort the helicopter carrier Ise to the exercises with the Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture-based USS Ronald Reagan as well as the USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier strike groups in the East China Sea and Sea of Japan, the MSDF said in a statement Friday. (more...)
Thunder Hold 'Extended' Team Meeting After 4-7 Start Thunder Hold 'Extended' Team Meeting After 4-7 Start
- November 11, 2017

The Thunder led by as many as 11 points in the first quarter before the Nuggets came back to cut OKC's lead to 53-51 at halftime. Neither the Thunder nor the Nuggets were able to gain separation on the other in a tightly contested third quarter and the teams went into the final period tied at 75. (more...)
British Surfer Andrew Cotton Suffers From Huge Wipe-Out From Monster Wave British Surfer Andrew Cotton Suffers From Huge Wipe-Out From Monster Wave
- November 11, 2017

Cotton was rescued from the water and placed on a spinal board before being taken to a local hospital. Cotton can be seen getting lost amongst the huge swirling waves and once it breaks he realises he's not going to make it around the section and literally jumps for his life before he's eaten up by the whitewater. (more...)
Harlem Preschooler Dies Following Severe Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese Harlem Preschooler Dies Following Severe Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese
- November 11, 2017

The FDNY confirmed Thursday that the Manhattan pre-K where a child suffered a fatal allergic reaction after eating a grilled cheese sandwich never called 911. "We want to find out exactly what caused Elijah's death and that will mean sorting out exactly where, if any, breakdowns may have occurred". Christopher R. (more...)
Ex-parliament Speaker of Catalonia Forcadell Granted Bail Ex-parliament Speaker of Catalonia Forcadell Granted Bail
- November 10, 2017

All of them are being investigated for rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of funds for their roles in the October 27 declaration of independence passed in Catalonia's Parliament. The struggle has also divided Catalonia itself and caused deep resentment across the rest of Spain, although separatist sentiment persists in the Basque Country and some other areas. (more...)
Duterte wants to hold int'l human rights summit Duterte wants to hold int'l human rights summit
- November 10, 2017

Duterte also said in December a year ago that he had personally shot dead criminal suspects when he was mayor of southern Davao city to set an example for the police. His new spokesman, Harry Roque, indicated that may be the case with his stabbing-to-death claim. "This rapporteur", he said, after referring to Callamard by name. (more...)
Red Kettles going up, Salvation Army sets $515K goal Red Kettles going up, Salvation Army sets $515K goal
- November 10, 2017

Washington St., Bloomington. Felton and Lt. Edward Williams hope to collect $255,000 from the Red Kettles and $260,000 through mail and online contributions. The Salvation Army's food pantry gives supplemental groceries to 250 income-eligible households each week. From now until December 23rd, 17 red kettles will be placed throughout the Wiregrass. (more...)
Man rams vehicle into students outside French high school Man rams vehicle into students outside French high school
- November 10, 2017

French police told the AFP news agency that the man driving the vehicle was arrested immediately afterwards in Blagnac in the Haute-Garonne region. All three of Friday's victims were in their twenties, with a 23-year-old woman the most seriously injured and two men aged 22 and 23 also hurt. (more...)
Donna Brazile speaks at SF Commonwealth Club on book tour Donna Brazile speaks at SF Commonwealth Club on book tour
- November 10, 2017

Her last episode featured a poignant interview in Nashville with folk legend Mary Gauthier . Barbara Farhner of Walnut Creek is a Democrat who supported Bernie Sanders in the primary. While most of America saw Clinton as the overwhelming favorite throughout 2016, Brazile described a campaign that was flailing behind closed doors. (more...)