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3 policemen killed in blast in SW Pakistan


The TV channel reported that the blast appeared to be a suicide attack but exact nature of the blast could be ascertained after examination. The Taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing in Pakistan . On Oct 18, seven police officials were killed and 22 injured including civilians after a blast ripped through a police truck in New Sariyab, area of Quetta. Read More »

Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata flag off Bandhan Express


Prime Minister Modi during the inaugural run of the train said, "The ties of friendship between India and Bangladesh will further strengthen". "I am glad that we are inaugurating projects that will go a long way in improving connectivity between our two countries", Modi said, after the launch. Read More »

Taylor Swift wins CMA award for country hit she wrote


Tonight, November 8, the moment of truth was revealed and Swift was indeed crowned the victor for Song of the Year. She added, "We're really glad Phillip checked his email that night", explaining that he doesn't always check it-and Swift sent the song via email. Read More »

Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea


The last time a three-carrier group took part in exercises like this was in 2006 and 2007 during drills off the coast of Guam. Animosity between the U.S. Such large-scale drills serve as a potent reminder of the USA ability to rapidly mobilize military force, a capability the Trump administration has been keen to emphasize as Pyongyang races ahead with tests to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States. Read More »

Saluting our veterans on November 11


As part of this campaign, HISTORY offers participating schools curriculum-based educational materials at as well as short videos and additional resources, all provided free-of-charge. On Thursday, veterans are invited to attend an assembly in their honor at Gardnerville Elementary School. "I am very proud of our staff and students for taking the time to honor those men and women who have fought so bravely to protect our freedoms", said Superintendent Kevin Kimmel. Read More »

TSA Fails Deplorably in Latest Undercover Airport Security Tests


Members of Congress that were briefed on the report call the results disturbing. While the TSA catches scores of people with weapons - notably former Trump White House adviser Sebastian Gorka previous year at Reagan National Airport - the inspector general's report in 2015 said that operatives from the office penetrated airport security in about 95 percent of their attempts. Read More »

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of testing


The shuttle was hit by a truck, the City of Las Vegas said in a blog post , after the truck's (human) driver failed to stop in time. The driverless shuttle bus was traveling on half-mile loops around the Nevada tourist retreat when a delivery truck came from an alley and snapped its front bumper, city spokesman Jace Radke was quoted by Independent as saying. Read More »

Vladimir Putin may meet Donald Trump in Vietnam


Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are poised for their second official meeting as part of the president's tour of Asia. USA spy chiefs reportedly told 21 states that they were targeted by Putin's hackers before the 2016 Presidential Election. Read More »

Curbs on gun sales would make 'no difference' in Texas shooting


Trump reacted with irritation to a question from U.S journalists on whether stringent checks, or "extreme vetting" of immigrants to the U.S should not also be applied to those buying firearms. The failure to relay the information prevented the entry of his conviction into the federal database that must be checked before someone is able to purchase a firearm. Read More »

Syria not invited to Paris climate talks despite joining


Out of the United Nation's 193 member countries, only two others weren't signed on to the agreement as of this fall: Nicaragua and Syria . That's because Syria just signed the UN's Paris agreement on global warming, and the Environment Ministry's official account tweeted its congratulations! Reports from the UN climate conference, COP23, now being held in Bonn , Germany, Syria announced that it will be committing to the Paris Climate Agreement, a move which will leave the United ... Read More »

Sacked Mugabe deputy vows to return to lead Zimbabwe


Zimbabwe's fired vice president says he has left the country after receiving threats but he vows to return to lead the nation. CHRIS Mutsvangwa, the war veterans national chair and top ally to axed Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that the axed Vice President is on his way to South Africa with signs he could be seeking exile. Read More »

Ex- US President Obama in Chicago as would-be juror


Obama watched the entire 20-minute educational video during his time at the Daley Center, Evans said. But Obama was ready to serve if told to do so, Evans said. But he is not the first former president to be called to jury duty. Unlike his fellow prospective jurors, Obama got to take the private elevator used by judges to get to the 17th-floor jury assembly room. Read More »

White House implements new Cuba policy restricting travel, trade

The move comes after Trump in June ordered tighter restrictions against Cuba even as he left in place numerous changes former President Barack Obama made as part of his 2014 diplomatic breakthrough between the two former Cold War foes. The Commerce Department will simplify and expand a license that allows American companies to export certain consumer products to Cuba without asking for special permission from the USA government. Read More »

Danica Roem Becomes First Trans State Legislator in Virginia


She ran on a campaign platform of "developing affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, addressing youth violence as a matter of public health, and supporting minority artist", according to The Advocate . "We have got to change the culture in Richmond, and sending two reporters between myself and Chris Hurst (a former Virginia local news anchor whose girlfriend, a reporter, was killed on live TV), that's a great start". Read More »

Syrian army, allies, take last IS stronghold in Syria - commander


The Syrian army, alongside its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, and other Shiite militias, and backed by Iran and Russian Federation, have seized swaths of central and eastern Syria in an advance against Islamic State this year. On Tuesday, Bouthaina Shaaban, a senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar Assad, described the USA forces aiding the SDF in Syria as illegal invaders. Read More »

Perilous Journey: 26 Teenage Migrant Girls Found Dead in Mediterranean Sea


Italian prosecutors have began investigations into the death of 26 Nigerian women who lost their lives while attempting to cross the Mediterranean sea. A smaller number of Libyan men and women were also aboard the migrant ship. According to CNN , 2,839 migrants have died on the Mediterranean route since the beginning of this year. Read More »

Election day: ballots due by 7 pm


Today is the general election, and if history is any indicator, the turnout will likely be low. In Portland, 3,732 early-voting ballots had been accepted as of Monday. On Tuesday, November 7, Election Protection volunteers will be available to assist voters with issues, problems, or questions that arise in the voting process. Read More »

Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Technicals at a Glance

Similarly, the Earnings Yield Five Year Average is the five year average operating income or EBIT divided by the current enterprise value. Now we'll turn to some key quant data and ratios. The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE:FIS) has a current MF Rank of 3617. When looking at the ERP5 ranking, it is generally considered the lower the value, the better. Read More »

Auto hits classroom in Sydney school, kills two


The children were all aged between seven and nine years old, said a NSW Ambulance spokeswoman, who described the incident as "carnage" and a "terrible tragedy". Maha Al-Shennag's license has been suspended after she allegedly drove into a demountable building at Banksia Road Public School at about 9.45am yesterday morning. Read More »

Melania Trump, Japanese first lady visit luxury pearl retailer in Tokyo


Abe was not foreign territory. The issue of whether and how to bow to the Japanese emperor has been a matter of contested protocol, with more than one past president receiving criticism for how they bowed. She previously hosted Mrs. Abe at her Florida Mar-a-Lago estate. Melania Trump and Akie had tea and a glass of bubbly wine together before visiting the Mikimoto pearl store, whose founder Kokichi Mikimoto is credited as being the first person to learn how to cultivate pearls over a ... Read More »

Fusion GPS Met With Russian Lawyer Before, After Trump Tower Meeting


NBC News first reported Veselnitskaya and Simpson were both at a hearing centered around another Fusion client, Russian oligarch Denis Katsyv. Veselnitskaya told Bloomberg Monday that Trump Jr. I've said all along that this is the key to the entire Russian Federation story. Russian Federation banned adoptions by US families in response to the law. Read More »

Carter Page Coordinated Russia Trip with Top Trump Campaign Officials


That contradicts what Lewandowski himself has claimed, having told USA Today last March that he granted "nobody" permission to travel to Russian Federation. "I said: I'm glad to have the opportunity to meet you". "It was an idea", Page said, adding that it would have been similar to then-candidate Barack Obama's speech in Germany in 2008. Read More »

Paradise Papers: UK's leader of opposition wants Queen to apologise


Despite no tax advantages reportedly being gained by investing the Queen's money offshore , the news is likely to spark arguments that greater control must be placed on royal spending. The two retailers, the Guardian discovered, were BrightHouse and a chain of off-licence alcohol stores that has since gone out of business. "All of our investments are fully audited and legitimate", the Duchy of Lancaster said in a statement. Read More »

Flight diverted after wife discovers husband's affair mid-air


A mid-flight marital discord resulted in an unscheduled, forced landing of a Doha-Bali Qatar Airways flight in Chennai . The unidentified Iranian woman reportedly used her husband's fingerprint to unlock his phone while he was asleep, before becoming incensed by what she found on the device. Read More »

Zimbabwe VP is fired, opening way for Grace Mugabe

Simon Khaya Moyo said on Monday that President Robert Mugabe, 93, has fired the vice president who had always been viewed as his successor. It had become evidence that his conduct of his duties had become inconsistent with his official responsibilities. Read More »

Judge not ready to remove ex-Trump aides from house arrest


District Court in Washington. Even if bail is set, Judge Jackson proposed the two remain under Global Positioning System monitoring and only be allowed to stay around Washington (Manafort) or Richmond, Virginia (Gates) while being subject to curfews and ordered to stay away from airports and train stations. Read More »