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Quebec passes law banning people with face coverings from getting public services

Quebec passes law banning people with face coverings from getting public services The law on religious neutrality stipulates that people working in or using public services, or on public transport, must not have their faces covered, for purposes of "security, identification and communication". "We're talking about having the face uncovered". "I think it is important to acknowledge that the Muslim community is facing a very significant amount of hate and Islamophobia, and it i... [Full Article...]

Status orange wind warning issued for parts of the country

Status orange wind warning issued for parts of the country It warned some coastal areas in the United Kingdom could be affected by large waves, with the potential for flooding. A weather warning is out for this weekend and the Environment Agency has issued a string of flood alerts . At the moment, we don't expect the same level of impacts for the UK. Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said: 'Dramatic waves could pose a threat to life and there will... [Full Article...]

Suspect in Emmorton Business Park shooting identified

Suspect in Emmorton Business Park shooting identified Gahler said there were more than the five victims inside the building when Prince allegedly opened fire. Those who were injured were in critical condition at the shock trauma center in Baltimore. "I felt very threatened because he is a big guy and very aggressive on me". A Harford County District Court judge denied the order, saying he "could not meet the required burden of proof". [Full Article...]

Trump's Anti-Iran Rhetoric Isolates US, Not Iran: Commander

Senate that wants to abolish the deal". Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's highest authority, welcomed their support but said it was not sufficient. And Iran threatened the USA with "retaliation" if Trump took any action, even vowing to destroy Israel if the agreement was ripped up. [Full Article...]

Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1

Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1 Most of Lego's most popular toy sets focus firmly on fantastical worlds that have nothing to do with reality - like Star Wars, Harry Potter, or Minecraft - but today the company announced the launch date for a much more real, but equally awesome set. [Full Article...]

Canada foreign minister says NAFTA talks extension is good news

Canada foreign minister says NAFTA talks extension is good news Mexico will host the fifth round of talks in Mexico City from November 17-21. Alternate trade objectives are driving a wedge between the USA and Canada. "Economists generally argue that it is not feasible to use trade agreement provisions as a tool to decrease the deficit because trade imbalances are determined by underlying macroeconomic fundamentals", says the 37-page report. [Full Article...]

Dawn of an Era: Astronomers Hear and See Cosmic Collision

Dawn of an Era: Astronomers Hear and See Cosmic Collision Previously observed gravitational waves were an outcome of black hole mergers and they were comparatively stronger. Black holes are just a mass of spinning objects with no information coming out of them. "Even though this was an event that had never been seen before in human history, what it looked like was deeply familiar because it resembled very closely the predictions we had been making", ... [Full Article...]

NAFTA Talks Extend Into 2018 Amid Deadlock

NAFTA Talks Extend Into 2018 Amid Deadlock The sources say Canadian negotiators are calling the demand "a non-starter". "I'm surprised and disappointed by the resistance to change from our negotiating partners", Lighthizer said with Guajardo to his left and Freeland to his right. The Trump administration last week made some tough submissions, included raising the auto rules of origin to 85%, up from the current 62.5%, and adding a sun... [Full Article...]

Trump Inaccurately Claims Obama Didn't Call Families Of Troops KIA

Trump Inaccurately Claims Obama Didn't Call Families Of Troops KIA During a press briefing earlier on Monday, Trump claimed that Obama did not call the families of fallen soldiers as president. "The traditional way, if you look at President Obama and other presidents, majority didn't make calls, a lot of them didn't make calls", Trump said when asked about the four Green Berets killed earlier this month in Niger. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to reportedly soon issue its own cryptocurrency named 'CryptoRuble'

This time, more details have emerged, indicating that the new currency will be centralized and can't be mined. Perhaps in response to these hazards, the state-issued CryptoRuble can not be mined, and will be issued and controlled and maintained only by authorities. [Full Article...]

Caitlan Coleman and Family Released by Taliban in Pakistan

Caitlan Coleman and Family Released by Taliban in Pakistan The operation was carried out by Pakistani intelligence operatives - reportedly from the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which has always been a source of mounting frustration and annoyance in the United States - with the army providing perimeter protection, unidentified Pakistani officials told CNN, which also cited them as saying a gunfight broke out with the captors and an unspecified numb... [Full Article...]

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake Sunday night

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake Sunday night Brian McGregor said numerous injuries were serious. The explosion was in Jefferson Parish water, but the rig itself is located in unincorporated Jefferson Parish. The Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Joseph P. Lopinto, III, said during a press conference late Sunday night that the one person unaccounted for is being treated as a search and rescue. [Full Article...]

President Trump subpoenaed over sexual misconduct allegations

President Trump subpoenaed over sexual misconduct allegations The subpoena , issued in March, is recently becoming known now and is a piece of a maligning claim documented by Zervos in January in the New York State Supreme Court against Trump following his refusals. They even tried to stop the subpoena and called it too " far reaching ", BuzzFeed News reported . While it's commendable that Trump gave a young girl with no work experience the chance to ... [Full Article...]

Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018

Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018 The London Evening Standard is reporting that the upcoming trip has been "stripped down" and will now be a working trip as opposed to a formal state visit. Almost 200 MPs signed an early motion opposing Mr Trump addressing both houses of Parliament, with Speaker John Bercow voicing his opposition to his visit during a session in the House of Commons. [Full Article...]

Syria claims Flash: We hit Israeli aircraft

According to media reports, the Israeli air force came out of the episode without any damage. Following that incident, Liberman warned against any further launching of missiles by the Syrian regime, threatening to destroy all Syrian air defenses. [Full Article...]

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: a two-horse race

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: a two-horse race The Election Commission was scheduled to announce the dates for Himachal and Gujarat Assembly elections on Thursday, but it only announced the dates for Himachal. "Reason is that PM is visiting Gujarat on October 16, as false Santa Claus to announce sops and jumlas that he didn't implement for 22 yrs", Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala wrote on microblogging website Twitter. [Full Article...]

Porn publisher offers up to $10 million for dirt on Pres

Porn publisher offers up to $10 million for dirt on Pres The publisher and founder of Hustler magazine made the announcement Sunday via a full-page advertisement in the Washington Post detailing the offer. Flynt then says the biggest concern about Trump is the possibility that he may incite nuclear world war. Meanwhile, the success of Flynt's cash offer appears to have only emboldened the publisher, who announced that he is now offering twenty m... [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson assures that President Trump hasn't 'castrated' him: 'I checked'

Rex Tillerson assures that President Trump hasn't 'castrated' him: 'I checked' They're not helpful to anyone, so my position on it is: I'm not playing. Tillerson gave a minute-long response explaining that his and President Trump's end goals are in alignment, while also describing Trump's communication methods as "unconventional". [Full Article...]

Text of Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal Leaked

Text of Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal Leaked The Palestinian reconciliation agreement signed between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo on Wednesday is a source of hope for all Palestinians. Reconciliation could also pose a dilemma for global efforts to reach an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal since Hamas has not recognized Israel, unlike the Abbas-led Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). [Full Article...]

Bengal child rights body summons GJM chief

Bengal child rights body summons GJM chief Additional Director General of Police Siddhinath Gupta said the state police had asked its Sikkim counterpart to intimate them about anyone entering the Northeastern state from Bengal with injuries. Directly implicating Gurung for the death of the cop, Sharma said: "It all happened under Bimal Gurung's leadership" but also conceded that the heavy and sudden firepower caused casualties among the po... [Full Article...]


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