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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...]

Authorities Respond to Stabbing at Mall of America

Authorities Respond to Stabbing at Mall of America When officers arrived, they learned the incident started after a theft was interrupted. The victim's family attempted to intervene and a second victim sustained a knife wound. He said the others who had come to help were from the same group as the victim and he could not immediately clarify if they were family members. One man was taken into custody. [Full Article...]

PCB chairman announces new dates for West Indies tour to Pakistan

The last worldwide match played at National Stadium was the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka during the 2009 series, following which there was an armed attack on the Sri Lankan team bus, the incident that led to Pakistan being shunned by visiting teams. [Full Article...]

26 feared dead in Vijayawada boat tragedy

26 feared dead in Vijayawada boat tragedy The incident comes days after at least 9 people were killed in similar incidents in Vaishali and Samastipur districts of Bihar. The boat was navigating the Krishna river. "Rescue operations are on to know the whereabouts of missing persons", deputy chief minister N Chinna Rajappa, who holds home portfolio, told reporters late evening. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia urges urgent Arab League meeting on Iran

Saudi Arabia urges urgent Arab League meeting on Iran But Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected that possibility. "We have repeatedly told French officials that the JCPOA is non-negotiable and it is never permitted to infuse new issues in the agreement, notwithstanding the point that France is aware of Iran's firm stance in non-negotiability of defensive capabilities", ascertained the spokesperson of Iranian ministry of for... [Full Article...]

Saudi Blockade on Yemen may Result in Worst Famine in Decades

Saudi Blockade on Yemen may Result in Worst Famine in Decades A number of houses were also reportedly damaged in the strike. There was no word of any casualties. Saudi Arabia fears that the rebels will give its Shi'Ite rival Iran a foothold in the Arabian Peninsula. A Saudi-led, US -backed coalition allied with Yemen's internationally recognized government has been at war with the rebels since March 2015. The Huthis continue to control the capital Sanaa... [Full Article...]

Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong

Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong In a response to North Korea calling Trump's speech in South Korea "reckless remarks by an old lunatic", Trump tweeted from Hanoi on Sunday morning: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old, ' when I would NEVER call him 'short and fat?'" Donald Trump is 71 years old. [Full Article...]

US, S Korea begin joint Naval drills

US, S Korea begin joint Naval drills Scott Swift was quoted as saying. " South Korea and the U.S. are now discussing whether or not the South Korean Navy will take part in the exercises as well", the source said. The carriers, already operating in the Western Pacific, will sail one by one into the waters east of Korea for the event, it added. "The U.S. efforts to expand its military influence in Asia-Pacific and the movement of bi... [Full Article...]

Mike Flynn under Special Counsel Investigation for Cleric Deal

Mike Flynn under Special Counsel Investigation for Cleric Deal The meeting allegedly took place in Washington the evening of September 20, while Flynn was working as an adviser to Trump's presidential campaign. US President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is under investigation for alleged involvement in a plot to forcibly remove a Turkish dissident cleric living in the US and deliver him back to his country in return for mil... [Full Article...]

Delhi defers odd-even scheme

Delhi defers odd-even scheme The tribunal has directed the Delhi government to implement Odd-Even scheme as and when PM 10 crosses 300 level and PM 2.5 crosses 500. In the afternoon today, the NGT chaired a meet to examine the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's odd-even auto rationing scheme for five days, starting from November 13. [Full Article...]

GST Council recommendations will benefit people: Modi

GST Council recommendations will benefit people: Modi He is attending the 23rd meeting of GST Council today in Guwahati . New DelhiWith the Goods and Services Tax (GST) slashed for over 200 items, the decision that has foodies in Delhi elated is the reduced rates for AC restaurants, which could make eating out cheaper. [Full Article...]

Veterans Day ceremony at Carroll High

Veterans Day ceremony at Carroll High As Miller's story stimulated curious minds, some students mingled around veterans to hear about their stories. Cub Scout from Pack 25 says, "It makes me feel good to let them know that we still care about them because they did fight for our freedom". [Full Article...]

LAPD opens investigation after Terry Crews files police report alleging sexual assault

In a Twitter stream, former National Football League star Crews, 49, said the allegations surrounding Weinstein were giving him " PTSD " because "this kind of thing happened" to himself. Venit has worked with many super stars like Emma Stone, Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler, and director Brett Ratner , who also faces sexual misconduct allegations. [Full Article...]

'Nothing Immoral' Or 'Deeply Disturbing'? Republicans Split On Roy Moore Allegations

'Nothing Immoral' Or 'Deeply Disturbing'? Republicans Split On Roy Moore Allegations At least two said they would vote for Moore even if he had committed sex crimes against a 14-year-old. Moore has vehemently denied the allegation . Kinzinger went a step further, sharing that he thinks the Senate should take swift action to remove Moore, he wins the Senate seat. [Full Article...]

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute US and any other foreign media that fall under the new restrictions could have to regularly disclose to Russian authorities full details of their funding, finances and staffing and might be obliged to say on their social media profiles and internet sites visible in Russia that they are "foreign agents". [Full Article...]

Three hurt in vehicle attack near Toulouse: French police

Three hurt in vehicle attack near Toulouse: French police The collision happened outside Saint Exupéry high school in the Toulouse suburb of Blagnac, according to CNN affiliate BFM TV. Three of the school's students, reportedly Chinese nationals, sustained injuries during the incident. The report says the driver is a 28-year-old man, who was arrested on the site. The injured students, said to be aged 22 and 23, have been taken to hospital in Toulouse... [Full Article...]

Republicans call on Moore to end campaign after child sex abuse allegations

Republicans call on Moore to end campaign after child sex abuse allegations The Washington Post exclusive provided quotes from four named women, three of whom say they were 17 or under when Moore approached them; two of those women say that romantic contact resulted when they were 14 and 16, respectively. He was twice removed from his Supreme Court position, once for disobeying a federal court order to remove a 5,200 pound granite Ten Commandments monument from the lobby... [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications Verifications have been "paused" until the company can resolve the "confusion". "I must be the only working class white advocate with that distinction". " Jack Dorsey , co-founder and CEO of Twitter retweeted the statement adding: ".we realized some time ago the system is broken and needs to be reconsidered". [Full Article...]


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