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Twitter doesn't even know what "verification" means anymore

Twitter doesn't even know what But no matter which camp you fall into, having a verified account signifies one thing: Twitter is acknowledging that it knows who you are and is vouching for you. In celebration of his newly verified status, Kessler tweeted "Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter". Kessler, who posts under the handle @TheMadDimension, deleted his account for a brief period of time in August after he tweet... [Full Article...]

Python found in pants of drunk man German police

Python found in pants of drunk man German police The 19-year-old was detained in the German city of Darmstadt for drunken behaviour after a reported altercation with another man had led to complaints from local residents. The man then "shocked" those present by pulling out a 35-centimetre king python. Police asked the man what that bulge was, the report states, and he told them that it was just a snake. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory issued for tonight and Thursday

Winter Weather Advisory issued for tonight and Thursday Freezing temperatures will persist for many hours. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing soon after sunset on Friday and through much of the morning Saturday. MAP: Lake Michigan water temperatures as of November 9, 2017. Considering the airport rarely establishes record lows anymore , it would be quite remarkable. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts release Pro Bowl CB Vontae Davis

Indianapolis Colts release Pro Bowl CB Vontae Davis Coach Chuck Pagano repeated several times after the game that leaving Davis behind was a coach's decision. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Davis was not left behind for disciplinary reasons, and said he could be missing the game because of the groin. [Full Article...]

Tata Motors Q2 profit jumps three-fold on Jaguar Land Rover strength

Tata Motors Q2 profit jumps three-fold on Jaguar Land Rover strength JLR says that it witnessed higher sales and profits on the back of continuing ramp-up of new models such as the Range Rover Velar , Land Rover Discovery , Jaguar XF Sportbrake , Jaguar F-PACE and, in China, the Jaguar XFL. Revenue for the period was up 9 percent to 701.56 billion rupees. Jaguar Land Rover reported a pre-tax profit of 385 million pounds ($505 million), a 38% increase from a ye... [Full Article...]

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says He welcomed USA companies to participate in Xi's Belt-and-Road Initiative, adding that the two countries could cooperate on infrastructure, liquefied natural gas and shale gas. President exposing the many aspects of brutality of Kim's dictatorship from the political prison camps to the daily hunger and deprivation and to the cruelty imposed upon those who try to flee North Korea including forced a... [Full Article...]

Khulna-Kolkata railway service launched

Khulna-Kolkata railway service launched Emphasising on good ties with neighbours, Modi said, "I have always thought that relations with neighbours should be like neighbours. The people-to-people link is the important aspect of connectivity between two nations", added the prime minister. [Full Article...]

Saudi-Iranian tensions escalate amid war of words

Saudi-Iranian tensions escalate amid war of words As he stressed that Iran has nothing but good intentions towards countries and people in the Middle East, Rouhani said that the recent missile attack near the Saudi Arabian capital's airport was a legitimate response by the Yemeni people to Saudi bombings . [Full Article...]

Xi holds welcome ceremony for Trump

Xi holds welcome ceremony for Trump On his three-day state visit to China this week, he had been expected to raise with counterpart Xi Jinping practices long complained of by USA businesses, including stealing American firms' intellectual property, forcing technology transfers, and setting high entry barriers for foreign businesses. [Full Article...]

Yemen on Verge of 'Largest Famine' Ever if Saudi-Led Blockade Continues

Yemen on Verge of 'Largest Famine' Ever if Saudi-Led Blockade Continues Humanitarian access to Yemen was inadequate even before the Saudi alliance cut off all access to sea- and airports in response to a missile fired at Riyadh by Houthi rebels on Saturday. The UN aid chief considers it necessary to immediately resume the organization's flights to the country, humanitarian and commercial supplies to all Yemeni ports, and to end involvement in operations of the United ... [Full Article...]

New Zealand doesn't need Australia's approval over Manus, charity says

New Zealand doesn't need Australia's approval over Manus, charity says He said they wanted to be resettled in a "safe third country" and not other prisons on the island. The camp was closed on October 31 and water and power have been cut off. The Federal Government has been under growing global pressure to resolve the stand-off with the men. "They are in Maclolm Turnbull's care as he proved when he knocked back New Zealand's offer to resettle some of the men". [Full Article...]

IT raids relatives of Sasikala, Dinakaran

IT raids relatives of Sasikala, Dinakaran The AIADMK rank and file, led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, has since split with the Sasikala family and joined hands with the former rebels, led by O Panneerselvam. Sources claim that the searches were part of "Operation Clean Money". Searches also covered the premises of Midas Distilleries and Jazz Cinemas, they said.The two entities are perceived to be associated ... [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani slams Saudi Arabia

Iran's Rouhani slams Saudi Arabia The comments came after Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman accused Iran of "direct military aggression", linking Tehran to the launch of a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the global airport in Riyadh on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Harsh Vardhan calls for cost-effective measures to deal with Delhi's air pollution

Harsh Vardhan calls for cost-effective measures to deal with Delhi's air pollution The National Green Tribunal took the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana to task, seeking to know why steps to prevent steps were not taken despite knowing well in advance that such a situation was likely to arise. The minister said that he had held several meetings with all the State Governments including Government of Delhi and the measures required to deal effectively with t... [Full Article...]

Named the date of the meeting of Putin and trump

Named the date of the meeting of Putin and trump President Vladimir Putin will meet U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, the Russian president's foreign policy aide said on Thursday. Putin s foreign policy advisor Yury Ushakov said it would be "logical" for Trump and Putin to meet. [Full Article...]

Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel

Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel Saritha case was that it was only for a Solar project that she contacted the chief minister and power minister Aryadan Mohammed directly and over the phone in Saritha's presence, the CM had called Aryadan on phone. In his statement, the CM said the report is being tabled in the Assembly by taking public interest into consideration and there will be investigations on the charges leveled by Saritha ... [Full Article...]

Far-Right Goons Disrupt Senator Sam Dastyari's Dinner, Call Him "Terrorist"

Far-Right Goons Disrupt Senator Sam Dastyari's Dinner, Call Him Senator Dastyari moved to Australia when he was four and stripped himself of all links to the country before running for parliament. You'd have to say, Dastyari has handled it well. The men from the right wing group Patriot Blue filmed the incident and posted it on their Facebook page. You dance so far to the right that it gives those a little bit further out a sense of entitlement. [Full Article...]

Bomb kills three policemen in SW Pakistan

Bomb kills three policemen in SW Pakistan Shakeel was killed along with two police officials while six others, including three officers, were injured, police said. "It was a terrorist attack and the target was the senior Superintendent of Police Motor Transport and also DIG Telecommunications Hamid Shakeel while he was traveling from his house to the office", Quetta police spokesperson Mohamed Akbar told EFE. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mobilizes its cyber tactics

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mobilizes its cyber tactics Stoltenberg told reporters at a press conference in Brussels that the alliance will increase the number of troops in Afghanistan from 13,000 to 16,000 to train Afghan Special Operations Forces as part of its Resolute Support operation. Russian Federation occupied and seized the Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and backs separatists whose war against Kyiv's forces has killed more than 10,000 peo... [Full Article...]

Trump against 'extreme vetting' for gun ownership

Trump against 'extreme vetting' for gun ownership In the wake of another mass shooting , this time at a church in Texas, which killed 26 and injured 20, a Texas official repeated a similar argument on how the violence can be curbed: Good guys with guns stop bad guys with guns. Two years later, a federal appeals court also ruled the state's ban on carrying a concealed weapon unconstitutional, forcing IL to become the last state to legalized conce... [Full Article...]


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