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Sen. Murphy: Trump So 'Unstable' He May Order Nuclear Strike

Sen. Murphy: Trump So 'Unstable' He May Order Nuclear Strike The topic on the United States president's authority to launch a nuclear missile has not been discussed in almost four decades since a four-day hearing. On Sunday, he again insulted Kim by calling him "short and fat". Mattis was asked whether the president could launch a first strike with nuclear weapons, without consulting Congress, against another nuclear-armed country preparing to attack the U.... [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Says Two Current Members of Congress Sexually Harassed Staffers

Congresswoman Says Two Current Members of Congress Sexually Harassed Staffers The majority of the harassment is directed at female staffers and interns. "I have had numerous meetings and phone calls with staff members - both present and former, women and men - who have been subjected to this inexcusable and oftentimes illegal behavior", said Speier. [Full Article...]

Advocacy group says social media manipulation by governments on the rise

Advocacy group says social media manipulation by governments on the rise Governments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks, contributing to a seventh consecutive year of decline in internet freedom, a global report said. For the third consecutive year, China was the worst abuser of internet freedom in the world, followed by Syria and Ethiopia. Governments in 30 of these countries ar... [Full Article...]

Earthquake: Iran calls off rescue operations as death toll rises to 530

Earthquake: Iran calls off rescue operations as death toll rises to 530 In a televised interview on Monday, IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said his forces are working in close cooperation with the Army to help victims of the massive quake in western Iran. Iranian medical officials announced that several field hospitals have been set up in the quake-hit areas. The Iranian Red Crescent said many areas lacked water and electricity and that aid suppl... [Full Article...]

Shoaib Mansoor's Verna in trouble with censor board just before its release

Shoaib Mansoor's Verna in trouble with censor board just before its release Her film Verna is facing extreme opposition in Pakistan. According to reports, Pakistan's Federal Censor Board has objected to the film's release on Friday. Directed by Shoaib Mansoor, the film was scheduled to be releases on November 17. Various tweets by internet users showed anger over the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) move to consider banning the film due to its mature content. [Full Article...]

Eye-Catching Stock: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)

Therefore 60% are positive. Morgan Stanley has "Overweight" rating and $91 target. Alaska Air Group has a 12 month low of C$61.36 and a 12 month high of C$101.43. Short interest, or the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.LUV has a short ratio of 1.19 compared to a short interest of 3.73 for ALK. [Full Article...]

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Shares Bought by Eagle Ridge Investment Management

About 2.33M shares traded. Inc. boosted its holdings in Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Comparatively, CVX posted earnings of $1.37 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. CVX's profit will be $2.09B for 26.63 P/E if the $1.10 EPS becomes a reality. [Full Article...]

Cuomo signs bill expanding medical marijuana to PTSD patients

Cuomo signs bill expanding medical marijuana to PTSD patients PTSD patients have long used cannabis for treatment of symptoms like anxiety, insomnia, and hypervigilance. Cuomo's signature on Savino's bill is not only great for New York's veterans, it will also benefit the state's overly anxious firefighters, police officers, and survivors of domestic abuse. [Full Article...]

President's Chief Of Staff Says He Ignores His Boss's Tweets

President's Chief Of Staff Says He Ignores His Boss's Tweets US President Donald Trump has the world on tenterhooks after tweeting a cryptic message vowing to make a "major statement" once he returns from his east Asian tour. After it was reported that the Kim Jong-un had called him " old and insane", Trump mocked the reclusive leader by tweeting that he'd "NEVER call him short and fat ". [Full Article...]

Iraqi Kurds Pledge to Respect Court Ruling Banning Secession

Iraqi Kurds Pledge to Respect Court Ruling Banning Secession It has also expressed hope that apex court's decision will pave the way for a dialogue between central government in Baghdad and KRG headquarter in Erbil. Abadi had previously urged the northern semi-autonomous Kurdish region to abide by the court's decision. The Supreme Court's ruling came after central government requested the highest judicial body to end any "wrong misinterpretation" of the I... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Questions Reporting On AT&T/Time Warner Merger

In addition to the Department of Justice, the Federal Communications Commission is reviewing the deal. Delrahim, who supported Trump during the campaign and served nine months as a White House lawyer, is responsible for overseeing the AT&T transaction. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show hate crimes rise in Minnesota in 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show hate crimes rise in Minnesota in 2016 Nationally, there were more than 6,100 hate crimes in 2016, up about 5 percent over the previous year. Most of the crimes in 2016 were motivated by the victim's race or ethnicity, not by religion or sexual orientation. The majority of bias incidents, 54.2 percent, were for either simple or aggravated assault. On Monday, Sessions said the Justice Department is awaiting a full report from a ta... [Full Article...]

Group Lotus owner snaps up flying vehicle maker

Group Lotus owner snaps up flying vehicle maker At the time, the idea of Volvo's parent company trying to build and sell flying cars had many people scratching their heads. "Our investment in the company reflects our shared belief in their vision and we are committed to extending our full support to Terrafugia , leveraging the synergies provided by our worldwide operations and track record of innovation, to make the flying vehicle a reality"... [Full Article...]

Cong MP faces workers' ire over decision to appear for Chandy

Cong MP faces workers' ire over decision to appear for Chandy Amid increasing demands for the resignation of Transport Minister Thomas Chandy , who is facing encroachment charges, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that an "appropriate decision" would be taken at the right time. [Full Article...]

When Trump Went To China, "America First" Blindness v. Visionary Xi

It began on May 20 when he chose Ryadh, the capital of the medieval kingdom and ground zero of Muslim extremism, as his first overseas visit after taking office and has ended with his embrace of the Philippines' murderous president Rodrigo Duterte , with time out to outrage the US's intelligence community by his fawning embrace of former KGB Colonel Vladimir Putin, who, wide-eyed, told Trump he... [Full Article...]

South Korea urged to invest more in Philippines

South Korea urged to invest more in Philippines During his bilateral meeting with South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday, Duterte said he was hopeful that South Korean investors would pour in more investments in manufacturing, automotive, food production and processing, agribusiness, electronics and energy. [Full Article...]

Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says

Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says Prosecutors involved with the bribery and money laundering case are now working out the details to an indictment for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a wealthy businessman whose collaborators have been tied to the notorious Panama Papers that reveal how the rich hide assets from tax collectors, cited by Haaretz . [Full Article...]

Rs 1400 crore unearthed during raids on Sasikala clan, Jaya TV

Rs 1400 crore unearthed during raids on Sasikala clan, Jaya TV The present estimate was given on 13 November, after there has been speculation that the raids have not been able to find out anything worthwhile and hence there was silence. The offices of AIADMK mouthpiece Jaya TV , which is run by people said to be loyal to Sasikala, houses and offices of Sasikala's nephew Vivek Jayaraman and his sister, Sasikala's husband M Natarajan's house in Thanjavur,... [Full Article...]

Dallas assistant district attorney loses job after Uber outburst

Dallas assistant district attorney loses job after Uber outburst Platt did not, however, intend for Warner to lose her job. She also slapped him on the shoulder, which prompted the driver to pull over on the side of the road and ask the passenger to exit the vehicle. "After careful consideration and a thorough investigation, I have chose to terminate Ms. Warner ", Johnson said in a statement, according to the New York Post. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh assures help to Hindu victims, confirms Sushma Swaraj

Bangladesh assures help to Hindu victims, confirms Sushma Swaraj According to Dhaka Tribune newspaper yesterday, one person was killed when police opened fire to disperse the crowd that launched the arson attack on the houses of Hindus. Kotwali police station Officer-in-Charge Moktarul Islam said that as the tension hadn't completely died down, a large number of police personnel had been deployed in the area, in case of an emergency. [Full Article...]


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