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APNewsBreak: Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs

APNewsBreak: Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs Rand Paul's absence while recovering from an assault in which his neighbor is charged creates another challenge in what's become a daily "Maalox moment" while trying to keep together his slim Republican majority. At the time of the assault, Paul had "trouble breathing due to a potential rib injury", according to a criminal complaint filed in Warren County District Court. [Full Article...]

In the 'Land of Gods', Rahul invokes Bhagwad Gita to target Modi

In the 'Land of Gods', Rahul invokes Bhagwad Gita to target Modi After bearing the insulting attacks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing rallies in Himachal, that Congress has accepted its defeat and left Virbhadra Singh to fight the battle alone in the hands of the fate, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the poll-bound state on 6 November. [Full Article...]

Senate Dems demand Sessions clarify testimony on Russian Federation

Senate Dems demand Sessions clarify testimony on Russian Federation Asked under oath at a Senate hearing last month if he believed Trump campaign surrogates had communications with Russians, Sessions replied, "I did not and I'm not aware of anyone else that did, and I don't believe it happened". Toensing said Clovis "would always have been courteous to a person offering to help the campaign". Farm groups have supported the Clovis nomination, saying he would be a... [Full Article...]

Rams Rout Hapless Giants, 51-17, in Rainy Game at the Meadowlands

Rams Rout Hapless Giants, 51-17, in Rainy Game at the Meadowlands Higbee also became the ninth opposing tight end to catch a touchdown pass against the Giants this season. Though the day began with promise - Orleans Darkwa ran for 24 yards on the first play from scrimmage - the Rams' star defensive tackle, Aaron Donald , soon registered a strip-sack of Eli Manning at the Rams 48-yard line. [Full Article...]

Rockford, Illinois Police Officer Found Dead After Traffic Stop Shooting

Rockford, Illinois Police Officer Found Dead After Traffic Stop Shooting He called for assistance a short time later. Inside the crashed vehicle, officers found 49-year Eddie Patterson dead. ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford Police say an officer was shot early this morning on the city's east side. He previously worked as an officer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, according to O'Shea. Rockford police have not confirmed if the suspect did in fact t... [Full Article...]

Saudi's Kingdom Holding says has support from government after chairman detained

Saudi's Kingdom Holding says has support from government after chairman detained Hours before landing in Japan, the first stop of his 12-day Asia trip, the president tweeted his support for a US stock listing for the world's largest oil company: "Would very much appreciate Saudi Arabia doing their IPO of Aramco with the New York Stock Exchange". [Full Article...]

John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday

John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday He hurdled over a seated Bradley Beal while dribbling, swatted a shot by John Wall off the backboard, and looked for a camera to wag both index fingers in the midst of a three-point play. Late in the third quarter, Wall crashed into Channing Frye as he tried to drive to the basket, and went down in agony. James declined to engage when he was asked about Beal's and Wall's comments. [Full Article...]

Gunman opens fire in Texas church, killing multiple people

Gunman opens fire in Texas church, killing multiple people Police were responding to a "shots fired" call to the First Baptist Church late Sunday morning. It was not immediately known who carried out the attack on the First Baptist Church at 11.30am local time. He didn't want to say what he'd heard about the horror of what occurred in the church until all family members had been notified. Between 10 to 15 people were also injured, according to the o... [Full Article...]

Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials

Trump has memory lapse over meeting about Russian officials Papadopoulos - who boasted of his Russian connection in at least one meeting Sessions attended - pleaded guilty to lying about the timing of those contacts, becoming the first person who served on Trump's campaign to admit to committing a crime. [Full Article...]

Chennai rains: Schools, colleges shut as life comes to standstill

Chennai rains: Schools, colleges shut as life comes to standstill He had a message for the Chennai administrative authorities too."With the rains likely to continue, so much water logging already is not a great sign of preparedness". Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday visited many waterlogged parts of the city and its suburbs. Traffic moved at a snail's pace in many areas. [Full Article...]

Lebanese Prime Minister resigns over fear for life

Lebanese Prime Minister resigns over fear for life Hariri's personal security concerns appeared to gain little traction among the public. "I declare my resignation from the premiership of the Lebanese government, with certainty that the will of the Lebanese is strong", Hariri said in an unexpected move in a televised statement he read from the Saudi capital Riyadh. [Full Article...]

Departing Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump's account

Departing Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump's account The rogue Twitter employee hailed as a social media hero for shutting down the President's account was hired as a contract worker, according to new reports. A spokesman for the White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Trump has often stirred up controversy with his tweets, making straightforward remarks or announcing domestic and foreign policies, which were rare among ... [Full Article...]

Democrats demand that Sessions explain his meeting with Papadopoulos

Democrats demand that Sessions explain his meeting with Papadopoulos A guy he had never met before grabs him, 'Hey, I'm out on the team. It is the latest example to emerge of a Trump aide meeting with Russian officials during the 2016 election after initially denying that such contacts occurred. On Wednesday, Democrats said Sessions needs to clarify his comments. The meeting has become a focal point this week because it was revealed that Papadopoulos pleaded gu... [Full Article...]

Spain issues worldwide arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader

Spain issues worldwide arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader National court judge Carmen Lamela has filed a request with the Belgian prosecutor to detain the five and also issued separate worldwide search and arrest warrants to alert Europol in case they flee the country. During the last regional election in September 2015, Puigdemont's conservative PdeCat and the far-left ERC party stood together in a "Together for Yes" coalition. [Full Article...]

Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen

Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen Saudi Arabia's Al Ekhbariya TV said it was brought down north of King Khaled Airport. Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile fired across the border from Yemen targeting the King Khaled airport in Riyadh. Iran is ideologically aligned with the Houthis and Saudi Arabia and other Sunni states in the region accuse it of supplying it with cash and weapons. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court refers pleas to deposit demonetised notes to constitution bench

While holding that the challenge to November 8 notification was in the arena of "public importance" as complaints of inconvenience have been brought, it said there was a need for a direction for referring it to a larger bench for "authoritative pronouncement by five judges". [Full Article...]

Don't forget to fall back, daylight time ends on Sunday

Don't forget to fall back, daylight time ends on Sunday Daylight saving time ends this weekend. 5, the daylight periods will become gradually longer leading up to the return of Daylight Saving Time in March. States can exempt themselves from participation. That is, until the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which switched the start to the second Sunday in March and changed the end to the first Sunday in November. [Full Article...]

Bergdahl spared from prison, Trump calls sentence 'disgrace'

Bergdahl spared from prison, Trump calls sentence 'disgrace' The dishonorable discharge means he won't be eligible for VA healthcare or other veterans benefits. "The decision on Sergeant Bergdahl is a complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military", Trump wrote in a post on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Israel Attacks Syria's Homs Province, Syria Fires Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Israel Attacks Syria's Homs Province, Syria Fires Anti-Aircraft Missiles Israel's air force bombed a weapons depot in Syria's Homs province, adding to a series of strikes in recent weeks, according to a monitoring group. "Yet another aggression of Israel... shows that Israeli authorities are not satisfied with the state terrorism against the Arab population in occupied Palestine, Syria and Lebanon". [Full Article...]

FBI Finds 2nd Man Wanted In Connection To Lower Manhattan Attack

FBI Finds 2nd Man Wanted In Connection To Lower Manhattan Attack The president of Uzbekistan on Wednesday offered to help United States authorities in the investigation of the attack in NY where a truck driver, reportedly an Uzbek national, mowed down passersbys, killing eight. Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, an Uzbekistan national, was described as a person of interest. He was slated to be arraigned on terrorism charges Wednesday night. [Full Article...]


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