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Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over White House Affair

Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over White House Affair Kirsten Gillibrand (right) and Hillary Clinton look to each other during a lunch meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in NY, on January 25, 2009. "Yes, I think that is the appropriate response", Gillibrand, who first paused and then responded, according to the Times . [Full Article...]

Trump criticizes Franken, remains silent on Roy Moore

Trump criticizes Franken, remains silent on Roy Moore Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Thursday night, despite numerous similar allegations made against him. Trump said during his recently concluded Asia trip that he would have more to say about Moore when he returned home. Ezra Klein tweeted "Trump has more than a dozen, on-the-record, allegations of sexual assault against him, and was caught on tape bragging about committing sexual assault". [Full Article...]

Cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night

Cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night Locations... Mountains of Southeast West Virginia, Southwest Virginia and Northwest North Carolina, as well as the Virginia foothills. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 41. But the models continue to show widespread rain at times and then other times show no rain at all. This will lead to calm conditions with partly to mostly sunny skies but highs in the mid 40s. [Full Article...]

Six Terrorists Killed in Kashmir, Including Nephew of Mumbai Attack Plotter

Six Terrorists Killed in Kashmir, Including Nephew of Mumbai Attack Plotter The army said as the cordon around the hiding terrorists was tightened, they fired at the security forces triggering an encounter. A senior police official said that the killed militants include Lashkar commanders Zargam and Mehmood. On Friday a militant and a police officer were killed in the outskirts of Srinagar during a brief shootout. "A total of six LeT militants were eliminated". [Full Article...]

Haryana CM congratulates 'Miss World 2017' Manushi Chillar

Haryana CM congratulates 'Miss World 2017' Manushi Chillar Neha Dhupia, a former beauty queen and who mentored India's Miss India pageant contestants this year, tweeted: "Congratulations Manushi Chhillar ". I'm also looklng forward to the year ahead. Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle, the victor of last year's Miss World's title, passed on Manushi Chillar the crown. Chillar is the sixth Indian to win the coveted crown. [Full Article...]

Moody's ratings and Modi's expectations are finally on the same page

Moody's ratings and Modi's expectations are finally on the same page Addressing a press conference after Moody's , one of the major ratings agencies upgraded India's sovereign ratings to Baa2 from Baa3, Jaitley said the recognition will further the determination of the government to do better. Moody's said the recently-introduced goods and services tax (GST), a landmark reform that turned India's 29 states into a single customs union for the first time, will boost... [Full Article...]

Twitter finally does something about its horrendous case of ticks

Twitter finally does something about its horrendous case of ticks Verification helps promote the accounts, with Twitter thus giving them semiofficial consent. The company acknowledged in a series of tweets that verification, which was originally meant to authenticate the identities of prominent figures like celebrities and politicians, "has always been perceived as an endorsement". [Full Article...]

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria next week Turkey, Russia and Iran are sponsoring peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana and also implementing a plan for de-escalation zones in key flashpoint areas of Syria. Russian Federation has now vetoed 10 resolutions on Syria, including blocking an initial USA bid on 24 October to renew the JIM, saying it wanted to wait for the release two days later of the inquiry's report that said the Syrian gov... [Full Article...]

Striking Ontario college faculty rejects latest offer, strike will continue

Striking Ontario college faculty rejects latest offer, strike will continue The students, which have been kept out of the classroom since October 16, saw hope for the longest college strike in the province's history ending this week dwindle on Thursday with 86 per cent of the striking educators following the recommendation of their union leadership by opposing the contract. [Full Article...]

Thirsty Donald Trump drinks water. Twitter has a laugh riot

Thirsty Donald Trump drinks water. Twitter has a laugh riot The presidential sip recalled the now infamous 2013 moment when Rubio slugged from a water bottle while delivering the GOP rebuttal to former President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. Seeing Trump in the awkward position, Rubio did not miss a chance to take a jibe on the US President. "This total choke artist", Trump said at the time, holding up a bottle of water, saying, "It's Rubio". [Full Article...]

Reaction: UK industry responds to minimum unit alcohol pricing

Reaction: UK industry responds to minimum unit alcohol pricing The UK Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the 2012 Act did not breach European Union law and determined that minimum pricing for alcohol was a lawful means of achieving a legitimate aim. With both the Republic of Ireland and Wales also planning to introduce a Minimum Unit Price for alcohol the days of alcohol being sold at pocket-money prices are hopefully coming to an end. [Full Article...]

Iran quake survivors, sleeping on rubble, ask for help

Iran quake survivors, sleeping on rubble, ask for help Blocked roads were making it harder to reach some remote villages, while landslides were also hindering efforts. On Monday, Iranian officials said they were setting up relief camps for the displaced and that 22,000 tents, 52,000 blankets and tonnes of food and water had been distributed, reported Agence France-Presse. [Full Article...]

Hariri sought mediation between Iran, S. Arabia, Velayati says

Hariri sought mediation between Iran, S. Arabia, Velayati says It was the first time Michel Aoun described Prime Minister Saad Hariri as a detainee of the kingdom, after Hariri announced his resignation under mysterious circumstances from Riyadh 12 days ago. He announced his unexpected resignation in a pre-recorded statement broadcast on Saudi TV on November 4, in which he lashed out at Hezbollah and said he feared for his safety. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: Arab states see Iran's threat as Israel do

Netanyahu: Arab states see Iran's threat as Israel do In response to two earthquakes tn the Iranian province of East Azerbaijan, which killed more than 300 people and injured some 3,000, Israel did not offer assistance, citing the rejected offer. This meeting stood out because Eizenkot met earlier with Chief and members of Staff of the United States Army and discussed the matter with them. "We offered Iran assistance after earthquakes in the pa... [Full Article...]

Two-county effort underway for Operation Christmas Child

Two-county effort underway for Operation Christmas Child Last year, Samaritan's Purse collected 9.1 million shoeboxes packed with children's gifts for children suffering overseas from poverty, famine, war, disease, natural disasters and famine. "They know that somebody cares and we like to convey to them that God cares too", said Copeland. Those interested in donating can pick between three age ranges and cater their shoe box to either a boy or a girl... [Full Article...]

At least 3 dead in Calif. elementary school shooting

Five people have been killed - including the suspect - in a mass shooting at a school some 15 miles southwest of Red Bluff, where at least another 10 people have been hospitalized, some of them children. "There was an active shooter out there earlier this morning", said Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation accuses U.S. of not attacking Daesh in Syria town

Russian Federation accuses U.S. of not attacking Daesh in Syria town Early on November 14th, the Russian Ministry of Defense posted messages on social media in Russian, Arabic, and English describing "irrefutable evidence " that USA forces were saving, not attacking ISIS forces. military forces were working with supposed Islamic State soldiers. It turns out that the images that the account used actually came from a game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops... [Full Article...]

Australians overwhelmingly expressed support for marriage equality. Now what?

Australians overwhelmingly expressed support for marriage equality. Now what? Some 61.6 percent of the more than 12 million people who took part in the government-run postal survey backed marriage equality , with 38.4 percent against, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced on Wednesday. "It is a process that we have to conclude by Christmas if we're going to keep faith with the Australian people", Mr Zimmerman said. If Turnbull has fumbled a basic human rights i... [Full Article...]

'Short and fat': Trump's North Korea bluster during Asia trip

'Short and fat': Trump's North Korea bluster during Asia trip Trump has been working to rally global pressure against North Korea's nuclear weapons program on a trip to Asia. Trump will fly to Manilla on Sunday afternoon for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings and East Asia Summit, which will both be comprised of leaders from Southeast Asian nations and representatives from dialogue countries. [Full Article...]

Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent

Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent Crimes were also committed against victims due to their religion or sexual orientation . In 2015 and 2016, that number was driven by crimes against people due to their race or ethnicity. Some agencies also may not determine an incident is a hate crime until after the FBI's deadline to report. "No person should have to fear being violently attacked because of who they are, what they believ... [Full Article...]


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