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Scottish interim Labour leader Alex Rowley quits over harassment allegations

Scottish interim Labour leader Alex Rowley quits over harassment allegations Rowley had taken over the party leadership temporarily after Kezia Dugdale resigned, but now The Scottish Sun has reported on allegations of emotional abuse made by a woman believed to be his former partner. While he denies the allegations, Alex Massie said Scottish Labour could have done without the controversy surrounding Rowley. This was subsequently echoed by both candidates to replace h... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore's lawyer tries freaky teen-dating defense with MSNBC host

Roy Moore's lawyer tries freaky teen-dating defense with MSNBC host In a rambling interview on Wednesday morning, Roy Moore's attorney, Trenton Garmon , tried to explain and defend the way Moore is responding to various accusations of sexually abusing young girls. "It's not a bad thing", Garmon said, as if he were in a position to pronounce judgment either way. Ruhle cut in again saying, "Ali is from Canada". [Full Article...]

World will not tolerate North Korea's 'nuclear blackmail', says Trump

World will not tolerate North Korea's 'nuclear blackmail', says Trump The state-run outlet called Trump an "old lunatic, mean trickster, and human reject". "Finally, President Trump stood up for American prosperity by promoting fair trade and new investments that will lead to new jobs for hard-working Americans", Haley said . [Full Article...]

Democrats file articles of impeachment against Trump

Democrats file articles of impeachment against Trump Several House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment targeting President Trump on Wednesday, asserting that Trump has violated the Constitution. An increasing number of Democrats are pushing for Trump's impeachment. Republican National Committee spokesperson Michael Ahrens said of the effort, "House Democrats lack a positive message and are completely unwilling to work across the aisle, so... [Full Article...]

Australian Diplomat Plunges To His Death While Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage

Australian Diplomat Plunges To His Death While Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage However, The New York Post has reported that the game had been played just before Simpson's fall from the seventh floor apartment. It was then that Simpson, according to the Post , allegedly played a " trust game " where he would lean back on the ledge, trusting that the man would catch him before he fell. [Full Article...]

EBay Matching Other Retailers' Black Friday Deals

EBay Matching Other Retailers' Black Friday Deals Still, it's clear that Black Friday continues to morph from a day to a concept, and it's therefore now easier for shoppers to access deals without the frenzy that can be maddening at best and unsafe at worst. Black Friday still dominates, according to that research, which contradicts findings elsewhere about the encroachment of Cyber Monday. Black Friday is always one of the busiest and mo... [Full Article...]

Woman caught on video breaking into Columbia McDonald's through drive-thru window

Woman caught on video breaking into Columbia McDonald's through drive-thru window She then manages to squeeze herself into the restaurant through the small window and gets a soft drink. After placing the box of items on the window, the woman disappears from view and video jumps ahead about two minutes. "I thought it was amusing really. trying to get in there", said a customer as he left the McDonald's in question on Benson Drive. Take a look at the video below. [Full Article...]

Offbeat | Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq

Offbeat | Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq It shows the Pope signing the hood of the auto, which is sure to considerably bump up its value. The holy Huracan will now be placed safely in storage before being auctioned off by RM Sotheby's on May 12, 2018. They will also go to help female victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution and to two Italian groups which provide medical services in central Africa. [Full Article...]

Army Personnel Chief: No Change in Standards for Mental Health Waivers

Army Personnel Chief: No Change in Standards for Mental Health Waivers The Army initially issued the ban on mental health waivers in 2009 because of an epidemic of suicides among troops. The statement, however, didn't address whether the Army granted waivers to individuals who had practiced self-mutilation, such as slashing the skin with sharp instruments - a behavior that can signal deeper mental health issues, according to USA Today . [Full Article...]

Fox's Shep Smith meticulously dismantled his own network's beloved Clinton conspiracy

Fox's Shep Smith meticulously dismantled his own network's beloved Clinton conspiracy The sale of Uranium One , a Canadian firm with rights to mine USA uranium, to a Russian company is in the news again with the Department of Justice signaling it could appoint a special counsel to look into the matter. As Joe Becker and Mike McIntire also note in the New York Times , during that same period former President Bill Clinton was paid $500,000 to give a speech by a Kremlin-linked Rus... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water

Donald Trump pauses 'major statement' to take two big swigs of water Mr Trump was making a speech following his 11 day-trip around Asia when he suddenly decided he needed to quench his thirst. "Help me, I need water". Social media definitely noticed the moment, as did Rubio, Trump's former presidential primary rival. Has to be done in one single motion & eyes should never leave the camera. [Full Article...]

At least three killed in California school shooting

At least three killed in California school shooting The sheriff's office has not released the shooter's name nor his motive. Nor did sheriff's officials give details on the domestic violence call. He ultimately injured two children, but no students were killed. Nine other people also were hurt. Five others, including three children, were being treated at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, about 100km southeast of the shootings, hospital spokeswoman Nic... [Full Article...]

Election Commission asks BJP to drop 'Pappu' from its ad campaign

Election Commission asks BJP to drop 'Pappu' from its ad campaign The BJP on Wednesday said that it had discussed most seats for the Gujarat election, and would declare the list of candidates at the "right time". Election Commission has banned the use of word Pappu for upcoming Gujarat elections. "Before making any election-related advertisement, we have to submit a script to the committee to get a certificate". Also, the committee which examined the script sa... [Full Article...]

Escaped psych patient who flew to San Jose from Hawaii in custody

Escaped psych patient who flew to San Jose from Hawaii in custody Police say he left the facility around 9 a.m. and never returned. The "violent psychopath" in question is Randall Toshio Saito, who has called the Hawaii State Hospital home for almost four decades, according to police. According to NBC Bay Area News, Saito escaped Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday, November 12th. The statement continued: "To comply with federal and state privacy laws, the Hawai... [Full Article...]

Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured

Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured A joint statement by SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that "23 passengers and 2 SMRT staff sustained light to moderate injuries, and have been conveyed to Ng Teng Fong Hospital and National University Hospital". "It's an terrible day", Mr Khaw said. "There was a loud bang, and some commuters even screamed. We are deeply sorry for that". "As a result, the second train detected t... [Full Article...]

Ravishankar meets Yogi Adityanath as Ram Temple movement picks pace

Ravishankar meets Yogi Adityanath as Ram Temple movement picks pace UP Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday expressed hopes in Supreme Court about resolving Ram Mandir issue, and said that the verdict will be fruitful. Ravishankar, who also met senior Muslim clerics, including India Muslim Personal Law Board member Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangimahali, Hindu leaders and representatives of the social organisations, said that so far no one had given him any proposal wit... [Full Article...]

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued A strong frontal system is expected to bring heavy snow to the local mountains and low pressure moving along the front may enhance snowfall near the low. If you are planning to travel to the Sierra from the Bay Area, it is advised you wait until Saturday. Light snow begins this morning becoming heavy this afternoon through Thursday afternoon.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Be prepared for significant reducti... [Full Article...]

Johnson 'keen' to take Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband to Iran

Johnson 'keen' to take Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband to Iran The Sun newspaper reported on Wednesday that Iranian officials had demanded that Britain settle a £400m bill over the sale of Chieftain tanks to Tehran in exchange for her release. Today's meeting will cover Mr Ratcliffe's recent request that the government consider extending " diplomatic protection " to his wife. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been held in Tehran since previous year over accusat... [Full Article...]

Google honours India's 1st woman lawyer with doodle

Google honours India's 1st woman lawyer with doodle But it was Cornelia Sorabji, who was the torchbearer of this trend as she was the first Indian woman to become a successful lawyer. Her youngest sister Alice also became the first woman in India with a B.Sc. Practising law in her own country was another hurdle as men ruled this space. Her efforts bore fruit in 1924 when the legal profession was opened to women in India. [Full Article...]

Operation Christmas Child drop-off locations now open

Operation Christmas Child drop-off locations now open For those looking to get involved with Operation Christmas Child , Parker-Moore said the time is now as National Collection Week runs Monday, Nov. 13, through Monday, Nov. "A small, eight-count box of crayons cost a week's wages". Dana Williams of Samaritan's Purse said the Newnan goal is 20,330 boxes. Sunday: 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. [Full Article...]


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