• Judge: Trump Can't Halt Funding For Military Sex Change Surgeries
Judge: Trump Can't Halt Funding For Military Sex Change Surgeries

Last month, U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, didn't rule on the plan to bar military funds for sex reassignment surgery because none of the plaintiffs had shown they would be affected. She said the administration had provided no solid evidence for why a ban should be implemented. A US Department of Justice spokesperson, Lauren Ehrs...

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  • New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked
New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked

One of the criteria the company uses is geolocation, though Stretch himself admitted that has its problems. It's Facebook's most direct effort to explain to users how they may have been affected by the IRA's postings, which reached an estimated 150 million people and stirred up controversy over gun rights, immigration, race relations and religion...

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  • Sen. Cantwell, others rallying to stop national park visitor fee hike
Sen. Cantwell, others rallying to stop national park visitor fee hike

The original comment period was scheduled to end on Thursday. Becerra and his counterparts, including those in New York, Oregon and Arizona, argue the plan could reduce revenue by lowering visits and comes as the Trump administration is proposing far greater cuts to the park agency's budget than the revenues the plan is expected to brin...

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  • Cops: Victim stabbed over 100 times, decapitated in brutal MS-13 killing
Cops: Victim stabbed over 100 times, decapitated in brutal MS-13 killing

Once there, he was stabbed more than 100 times. The victim's body was exhumed and sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, who ruled the death a homicide by sharp force injuries. Lopez-Abrego wasn't found in Maryland, though. He was found buried in a First United Methodist Church Laurel sweatshirt. The MS-13 gang, which has roots in El S...

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  • Russian Federation says 'extremely high' radioactivity not from nuclear accident
Russian Federation says 'extremely high' radioactivity not from nuclear accident

The statement appeared just hours after the Russia's meteorological service ( Rosgidromet ) reported that it has detected the record levels of radiation in Russia's Ural regions and a radioactive cloud that drifted over Europe in early October.

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  • Christmas tree for Minnesota governor's residence harvested
Christmas tree for Minnesota governor's residence harvested

The first thing you need to consider is ceiling height, says David Mitchell, Christmas tree expert and buying manager for horticulture at Wyevale Garden Centres. "The result, 10 years later, is today's smaller supply", said Hundley, noting that a 7- or 8-foot Christmas tree takes about 10 years to grow. According to the Charlotte Observer , th...

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  • US And Palestinian Leaders Are Playing A Diplomatic Game Of Chicken
US And Palestinian Leaders Are Playing A Diplomatic Game Of Chicken

A report Saturday said the Trump administration threatened to close down the group's office in Washington. "Our meetings begin from our office, and the arrangements are there", Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki told AFP. It could also antagonize the Trump administration and result in cancellation of United States aide to the Palesti...

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  • Thanksgiving Tradition Continues: Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoned
Thanksgiving Tradition Continues: Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoned

The President also spared Drumstick's alternate Wishbone. The Republican president couldn't resist referring to his predecessor, former Democratic President Barack Obama, who pardoned two turkeys named Tater and Tot a year ago. "He refused; he was a tough cookie". In 1989, President George H.W. Bush became the first to make the pardon explicit....

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  • Flare spotted by searchers unlikely to be from missing Argentine sub
Flare spotted by searchers unlikely to be from missing Argentine sub

Searchers have suffered disappointments in recent days as analysis of satellite signals and sounds detected by underwater probes - initially thought to be messages from the crew - has found they did not come from the vessel. Grief counselors, five psychologists and a psychiatrist, are lending their support to the families of the crew members. The...

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  • 50 die in Adamawa mosque attack
50 die in Adamawa mosque attack

The result of his injuries on the spot of the accident killed at least 30 people. "The roof was blown off", one witness, who lives nearby the house of worship, told the news service Agence France-Presse . In October, three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri in Nigeria. He added: "Mubi i...

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  • Iranian Hacker Charged in HBO Breach
Iranian Hacker Charged in HBO Breach

He is accused of stealing Game of Thrones scripts and summaries, as well as un-aired episodes of Ballers , Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Deuce. US prosecutors also say he was a member of the Iranian-based Turk Black Hat Security hacking group that targeted hundreds of websites in the United States and around the world.

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  • $20000 reward offered in case of slain Border Patrol agent
$20000 reward offered in case of slain Border Patrol agent

Border Patrol agents opened the gate in the border wall at noon for an hour, allowing waiting family members from the U.S.to walk partly through and meet and embrace relatives in Mexico for a scant three minutes each before tearfully saying goodbye.

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  • Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency
Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency

In a brief statement dated Friday but reported by Chinese media on Saturday, the global department said Song, who is there representing Xi, reported to North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae the outcome of the congress. North Korea staged its sixth nuclear test on September 3, detonating what it said was a hydrogen bomb, and most recently launched a ...

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  • Kenya Supreme court upholds kenyatta win
Kenya Supreme court upholds kenyatta win

The decision by Kenya's Supreme Court to uphold the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, after petitions challenging his victory in the October 26 re-run elections were rejected, has been followed by violence in opposition strongholds, Kenya's Daily Nation reported on Monday.

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  • White House declares 'murderous regime' North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
White House declares 'murderous regime' North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

Should have happened years ago, ' Trump said . "Today, the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism ", Trump said. Trump made the announcement one week after returning from a trip to South Korea , China, Vietnam and the Philippines. North Korea was taken off the USA list of state sponsors of terror in 2008 dur...

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  • Missing submarine search intensifies despite heavy weathers
Missing submarine search intensifies despite heavy weathers

The satellite call attempts were registered between 9am and 3pm on Saturday, lasting between four and 36 seconds, but there was no voice contact. But the company said that the seven signals detected on Saturday did not come through its network.

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  • Police ID Suspect in Slaying of Rookie Pennsylvania Police Officer
Police ID Suspect in Slaying of Rookie Pennsylvania Police Officer

ET Friday in New Kensington, about 18 miles from Pittsburgh . Authorities said the suspect, Rahmael Sal Holt, 29, got out of his auto and ran away after Shaw pulled him over. Limani would not discuss other details of the case, including the reason for the traffic stop, saying it could compromise the ongoing investigation.

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  • 190 militants killed in Kashmir this year: Top Army official
190 militants killed in Kashmir this year: Top Army official

A top Army officer today said security forces have killed 190 militants, majority foreign, so far this year in Kashmir and that there are around 200 more active in the valley now. "We had inducted special forces in the area and police, CRPF and army men worked together and brought law and order in the area under control", the GoC said while addin...

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  • Clinton: Threat of Uranium One Special Counsel Is 'Abuse of Power'
Clinton: Threat of Uranium One Special Counsel Is 'Abuse of Power'

Fox News , as well as President Donald Trump and his allies, have suggested for months that donations to the Clinton Foundation were tied to the approval of a deal by the State Department and the Obama administration which allowed a Russian company to purchase a Canada-based mining group with operations in the US.

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  • Salvation Army hosts Hattiesburg Angel Tree
Salvation Army hosts Hattiesburg Angel Tree

Around the holiday season, the Salvation Army puts up angel giving trees to help provide children with presents. "It is really important because it supports people in our community who really are struggling financially or with other issues in their lives", said Gail Kromm, Community Engagement Manager for the Salvation Army in Thunder Bay.

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  • Striking Ontario college faculty rejects latest offer, strike will continue
Striking Ontario college faculty rejects latest offer, strike will continue

Various media is reporting that the Ontario government has just tabled a back to work legislation that would, if passed, force striking OPSEU Local 613 members back to work. The job action, the longest in faculty's history, will probably cost the union about $20 million, said OPSEU head Warren "Smokey" Thomas. "We have said repeatedly that studen...

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  • Trump's selective outrage on harassment: Criticizes Franken, silent on Moore
Trump's selective outrage on harassment: Criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. With the nation confronting revelations of sexual impropriety by powerful men in entertainment and politics, Trump is an inconsistent as well as an unlikely critic of alleged offenders.

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  • JK BJP lashes out at Farooq for his PoK remarks
JK BJP lashes out at Farooq for his PoK remarks

The PoK is a part of Pakistan because of the mistakes made by the previous governments. Sirajul Haq said that every Pakistani ruler who had betrayed the Kashmiris could not escape an evil end. Now, he is speaking in a different tone. "For seventy years they have been trying to occupy PoK, but have failed and now they say that it's our region".

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  • Mother's love got Majid back home, says Mehbooba Mufti
Mother's love got Majid back home, says Mehbooba Mufti

A tearful video appeal by Majid's mother Ashiya Begum had gone viral on social media and thousands had urged Khan to return home and look after his parents who needed him the most. "Freedom struggle of Kashmir is being brought up by the sacrifices of the whole nation and if one mother calls upon his son to get back to her, we will respect her decis...

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  • SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe
SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe

The emergency meeting was called upon by SADC chairperson and South African president Jacob Zuma after the Zimbabwe National Army led by the Defence Forces Commander Constantino Chiwenga staged a coup claiming that they were targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe who have been destroying the country.

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  • $76.5bn deals at the Dubai airshow
$76.5bn deals at the Dubai airshow

Airbus turned its fortunes around with a mammoth order of 430 jets from the A320 family, worth a list price total of $49.5 billion. "Hopefully I can do better than that", he added. The two major deals signed recently goes a long way to increase the strength of budget airlines who are operating excellently by combining bargaining charges with opt...

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  • Texas sheriff threatens to charge driver for anti-Trump bumper sticker
Texas sheriff threatens to charge driver for anti-Trump bumper sticker

A display on the back window of the truck reads "F*** Trump and f*** you for voting for him". "I think this could be good for America, this is meaningful conversation, meaningful dialogue", says Sheriff Nehls at a news conference following the post getting wide circulation.

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  • US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons
US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons

It would mark the tenth time that Moscow has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting its ally Syria. Addressing the council, US Ambassador Nikki Haley assailed the veto as a "deep blow", saying "Russia has killed the investigative mechanism which has overwhelming support of this council".

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  • Who is Cornelia Sorabji, todays Google Doodle
Who is Cornelia Sorabji, todays Google Doodle

Imagine how hard it would have been for her to achieve such a feat during the early half of the 20th Century, when patriarchy was the mainstream of the country. These women, who were child brides and widows could not protect their property even after being entitled to it because they could not appoint any lawyer for themselves as all of them were m...

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  • Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington
Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington

The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Thursday Australia should bring its migration laws into line with global standards. She admitted persisting with the issue had the risk of her becoming an irritant to Australia, but said it was important to highlight New Zealand's ability to assist.

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  • Duterte backs Japan in countering North Korea
Duterte backs Japan in countering North Korea

World leaders who attended a regional summit here shared an "unprecedented sense of crisis" over North Korea's continuous development of nuclear weapons, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday. According to Duterte, the ASEAN is trying to persuade Kim to stop his aggressiveness as this may bring the world to the point of no return. "Th...

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  • Korea says S. Korea-US drills could lead to war
Korea says S. Korea-US drills could lead to war

Trump, who is on the final leg of his crucial Asia tour, made North Korea a top priority in his 12-day-long trip. Pyongyang also accused the USA and its allies, including Japan, of trying to "escalate the military tension and increase arms race in the region with each passing day".

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  • Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim USA helped Isil
Russian Federation uses video game pictures to claim USA helped Isil

A woman walks at a damaged site after an airstrike in the rebel-held city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta Syria November 2, 2017. Russia's defense ministry on Tuesday posted images it said proved the USA was aiding the Islamic State jihadi group in the Middle East, but social media users pointed out they included a still fr...

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  • Dem Reads Trump Tweets During Sessions Hearing
Dem Reads Trump Tweets During Sessions Hearing

The question stemmed from news Monday night that Sessions had asked senior aides to determine if the department should probe an Obama administration decision that allowed Russian Federation to acquire a financial interest in USA uranium supplies.

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  • Aussie same-sex marriage vote results in
Aussie same-sex marriage vote results in

The Australian Bureau of Statistics announced the result at midday today, on which way more than 12 million people voted on the issue. "That's why it is necessary to extend the same principle applied in other same-sex marriage bills beyond ministers of religion to anyone else directly connected to a wedding".

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  • Two Stabbed During Theft From Macy's Dressing Room At Mall of America
Two Stabbed During Theft From Macy's Dressing Room At Mall of America

One victim was reportedly stabbed in the back and another has numerous knife wounds. The second victim was stabbed after intervening. The incident occurred when a man confronted 20-year-old Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman in the dressing room after he allegedly attempted to steal the man's belongings, CBS News reported.

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  • Aguero gives Argentina win over Russian Federation at World Cup final stadium
Aguero gives Argentina win over Russian Federation at World Cup final stadium

Argentina play Nigeria in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, which will not host any World Cup matches next year, on November 14. "He understood the philosophy of the game and was very active even though he didn't have much space".

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  • Rudolph rallies Oklahoma State past Iowa State
Rudolph rallies Oklahoma State past Iowa State

Iowa State fell to 6-4, and the loss left it behind Oklahoma, TCU, Oklahoma State and West Virginia in the Big 12 at 4-3. After coming up with a crucial stop on third down, Iowa State got the ball back on its own 13 with 2:45 left. The referees ruled the play an interception on the field, a call that was upheld following a lengthy review. Two...

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  • Israel downs Syrian drone over Golan
Israel downs Syrian drone over Golan

It saw a sectarian swamp in which Hezbollah and Iranian powers get involved with ISIS and thought that they must have lost a lot of fighters during the past three years. Moreover, previous Israeli wars against Hezbollah used to be based on the accumulation of weapons at Hezbollah's disposal as well as its deployment, and they used to happen once ev...

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  • Duterte says he once stabbed someone to death
Duterte says he once stabbed someone to death

Calling President Duterte and Trump "fascists", Karapatan secretary general Tinay Palabay stressed how the U.S. supports the Duterte administration's bloody War on Drugs, giving $9 million to the program for 2017. Australia's Intelligence Chief Nick Warner, however, was criticized for doing the fist pump with Duterte during his Manila visit las...

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