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Carmelo Anthony says playing for Knicks wasn't fun anymore

Carmelo Anthony says playing for Knicks wasn't fun anymore It worked out for Anthony who joined a Thunder organization that made the playoffs last season with reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook . "This is an important game for me because it gives me an opportunity to go out there and kind of close that chapter", said Anthony. [Full Article...]

Congressman Pat Tiberi Of Ohio Won't Seek Re-Election

Congressman Pat Tiberi Of Ohio Won't Seek Re-Election He is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, serving as chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and a member of the Tax Policy Subcommittee. Tiberi was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2001. J.D. Vance, the author of the acclaimed memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" who ruled out a U.S. Senate run earlier this year, told Buzzfeed News' Henry Gomez that he's "definitely not interes... [Full Article...]

Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

Another warm winter forecast for swath of US Mike Halpert, deputy director of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center , said it would be surprising if this winter is as warm. As for the Chicago outlook... NOAA also says drought conditions are likely to persist in northern Plain states and areas of the South that didn't receive substantial rainfall from this year's hurricanes. [Full Article...]

Cornwall braces for Storm Brian

Cornwall braces for Storm Brian Efforts to fully restore power after Storm Ophelia could be affected by further strong winds this weekend. The Met Office has officially named the storm that is set to better the Duchy on Saturday. The Met Office confirmed the storm system will turn into a "weather bomb" as it hurtles towards British shores. "Weather bomb" may sound dramatic, especially in the wake of recent storm coverage, bu... [Full Article...]

Bush warns "bigotry seems emboldened" under Trump

Bush warns Bush Institute . Bush warned that the USA faces the return of isolationist ideology even though he said that American security is "directly threatened by the chaos and despair" of other nations around the world. He also said the USA government needed to ensure its voting system was protected from cyber attacks. Bush ultimately said America must "recover its own identity", remember its values a... [Full Article...]

Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta

Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta Andrew Aniamaka, from Delta State police, said: 'The abductors have not made any contact but we are doing our investigations to know the motive and have them rescued without jeopardising their lives '. NAIj.com had reported that n reaction to comment from Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, that President Muhammadu Buhari allegedly requested the bank should concentrate its effort on ... [Full Article...]

Drop, Cover, Hold On During ShakeOut Drill

Drop, Cover, Hold On During ShakeOut Drill Thursday, a common refrain for many in the United States is to drop, cover and hold on . 38 million people worldwide are registered to participate in the drill, including more than 732,000 British Columbians. A study by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2014 found that the probability of Southern California experiencing a magnitude-6.7 quake or stronger by 2043 is 72 percent. [Full Article...]

PM Modi with the Army at LoC on Diwali

It is to mention here that the Army Chief yesterday was received by Lt Gen D Anbu, Northern Army Commander and Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander. Offering candies and exchanging greetings with the jawans, Modi said, "like everyone else, I too wish to spend Diwali with my family". The presence of fearless soldiers at the border, on this festive occasion, lights the lamp of hope, and generate... [Full Article...]

McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads

McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads The proposal arrives as congressional lawmakers continue to probe the extent to which Russian-aligned sought to co-opt Facebook, Google and Twitter before and after the 2016 presidential race. Tiny font isn't enough, at least in the eyes of Warner and his allies. It would also require online platforms, such as Facebook, "to make reasonable efforts to ensure that foreign individuals and entities ... [Full Article...]

Kerala CM slams BJP party leaders for hate speech

Kerala CM slams BJP party leaders for hate speech CPM State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has sarcastically commented that BJP national president Amit Shah , who came to Kerala like a lion, saying that he would save Kerala, returned like a rat. In fact, it has highlighted the ground reality in Kerala as a model. Such attacks are not happening in Kerala, he added. "Amit Shah must now realise how the people of Kerala perceive such crooked poli... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency sacks puppy as she 'wasn't interested in' her explosive detection training

Central Intelligence Agency sacks puppy as she 'wasn't interested in' her explosive detection training Lulu was already months into the explosive detection training process - an extensive training regimen that includes 6 weeks of beginning training, pairing dogs with human partners, 10 weeks of advanced training, a certification test, and then, for those more lucky than Lulu, a diploma in November on graduation day, according to the program's website. [Full Article...]

Kenyan election official quits, says board not ready for credible poll

Kenyan election official quits, says board not ready for credible poll Kisumu's deputy governor, Mathews Ochieng Owili, says that "there is no way we are going for an election where the referee is partisan". For more than a month now, the Opposition leaders have been leading their supporters in demos that have grown to thrice a week; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to protest against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. [Full Article...]

Growth Energy Thanks Republican Governors' Supporting the RFS

Growth Energy Thanks Republican Governors' Supporting the RFS Wednesday also brought word that White House officials had directed the EPA to abandon both the reduction in biodiesel requirements and the separate proposal to allow exported renewable fuel to count toward domestic quotas, according to individuals familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly about the move. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's 'body double' sets off Twitter's conspiracy theorists

Melania Trump's 'body double' sets off Twitter's conspiracy theorists Mr Trump spoke to the waiting media on the lawn before a trip to visit a nearby US Secret Service training facility. In the video, the First Lady's appearance is well hidden under a large coat and sunglasses, with conspiracy theorists claiming she made effort to cover herself up because she was someone else. [Full Article...]

Study shows dramatic decline in German insect population

Study shows dramatic decline in German insect population The number of flying insects has plummeted by 75 per cent in the last 25 years, according to a study that suggests we are approaching an "ecological Armageddon". They are especially concerned because of where this decline was documented. "Insects make up about two thirds of all life on Earth ", he said. Ecologists from Radboud University together with German and English colleagues published the... [Full Article...]

OPEC seeking consensus on oil supply cut extension before meet

OPEC seeking consensus on oil supply cut extension before meet Speaking at the same conference, Vitol's CEO, Ian Taylor, said he expects Brent crude to drop to $45/Bbl in the next year as US output surges. Earlier in the day Barkindo said the supply pact was helping to speed the balancing of the crude market . [Full Article...]

WH: Kelly Felt Trump's Remarks to Widow Were 'Respectful'

WH: Kelly Felt Trump's Remarks to Widow Were 'Respectful' Sgt. Johnson, a Green Beret, was killed in an ambush in Niger earlier this month that killed three other soldiers and injured two. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was with Myeshia Johnson Tuesday when Trump called the widow. And now, when speaking to a reporter, Trump apparently also couldn't remember Mrs. Wilson's name. Mr Obama may have done so on occasion, he said, but "other presidents di... [Full Article...]

Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Camp

Defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told AFP the attackers detonated at least one explosive-packed Humvee vehicle and razed the compound in the early morning assault. "There were 60 Afghan National Army (ANA) forces stationed there". U.S. President Donald Trump recently unveiled a strategy to try to defeat the militants, and officials said more than 3,000 additional U.S. [Full Article...]

USA blames Myanmar military for humanitarian crisis, lawmakers push for sanctions

USA blames Myanmar military for humanitarian crisis, lawmakers push for sanctions Forty-three USA legislators urged the Trump administration to reimpose United States travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders and prepare targeted sanctions against those responsible for the crackdown. A recent report by the United Nations human rights office accused Myanmar of seeking to permanently expel the Rohingya, by planting land mines at the border with Bangladesh where the ... [Full Article...]

Diwali gesture: India clears visas for critically ill Pakistanis

Diwali gesture: India clears visas for critically ill Pakistanis Although the tensions between India and Pakistan have seen no signs of reducing, Swaraj has taken a more sympathetic approach in granting medical visas to Pakistani nationals seeking treatment in India. I have asked Indian High Commission to issue medical visa. "@ChachaKashif", the minister tweeted. She also assured medical visa to two other ailing Pakistani children. [Full Article...]


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