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Kenyan Politician Files Petition to Overturn Result of Repeat Election

Kenyan Politician Files Petition to Overturn Result of Repeat Election The Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission proceeded with the October 26 vote rerun despite opposition candidate Raila Odinga's withdrawal. The former assistant minister says that the IEBC violated Article 82 1 (b) and 2 (a, b) of the Constitution by failing to subject the eight presidential candidates to fresh nominations. [Full Article...]

Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week

Cooler weather and rain potential forecast throughout early week Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 51. Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. North, northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Monday: Partly sunny with a high near 60. Forecasters were predicting more rain and possible thunder by Monday afternoon, which should be the last precipitation until early next week, when temperatures are again expected to float... [Full Article...]

Snapchat suffers 4-hour outage; users vent frustration on Twitter

Snapchat suffers 4-hour outage; users vent frustration on Twitter The Snapchat Support Twitter suggests going to the website. The outage tracker monitors social mentions around certain topics to track outages across the world. One Snapchat fan posted on Twitter: "Yo is anyone else's # Snapchat down?" The image-sharing app was unusable for a number of hours, as the app would not refresh or allow users to send snaps. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Ex-PM Sharif Appears In Court On Corruption Charges

Pakistan Ex-PM Sharif Appears In Court On Corruption Charges According to the Dawn news, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Safdar are also expected to arrive at the court. Harris argued that the nature of cases is similar, in addition to the same defence and prosecution of all the references, hence the three references should be clubbed together and heard as a single case. [Full Article...]

Manmohan Singh to visit Gujarat, target GST, note ban

Manmohan Singh to visit Gujarat, target GST, note ban The Congress leader also slammed the Centre's implementation of the Bullet Train project, calling it "an exercise in vanity" as it requires building parallel infrastructure at a time when the existing railway structure is languishing and leading to several deaths. [Full Article...]

Kerala 'love-jihad case': Hadiya happy, in good health, says NCW chief

Kerala 'love-jihad case': Hadiya happy, in good health, says NCW chief Sharma told reporters that during her conversation with Hadiya, she was not told about any inconvenience or atrocities faced by her during the stay at her father's home. However, she said she did not discuss about Hadiya's stance on her marriage. Shafin Jahan, a Muslim man, had filed a plea in the apex court for overturning a Kerala High Court order that annulled his marriage with a Hindu girl a... [Full Article...]

Southeast Asia new Daesh leader: Malaysian militant

Baco, who was trained by fellow Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan, is believed to have been chosen as the new emir in the region after Isnilon Hapilon was killed by state troops in Marawi. "I gave the direction to our ground commanders that once we we get Amin Baco and Hapilon, we already break the chain, of the Maute-ISIS and the Abu Sayyaf in Mindanao", Galvez added. [Full Article...]

Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul

Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul However, ambulances and security forces have arrived in the area. More than 100 employees are suspected to be inside the building. The channel has since gone off air and casualties are feared. "Some of my colleagues were killed and injured". In May a BBC driver was among more than 150 people killed in a huge suicide bombing in the capital. [Full Article...]

House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony

House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony In a transcript released Monday by the House Intelligence Committee, Carter Page , who was a foreign policy adviser to Trump when he was a candidate, told the committee he "briefly said hello to" Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich when he traveled to Russia for a speech. [Full Article...]

Chennsi: Quarelling couple force plane to land

Chennsi: Quarelling couple force plane to land A woman passenger, who was in an inebriated state, is said to have created a ruckus on the plane, after finding out about her husband's affair. Summary: Qatar Airways Doha-Bali nonstop flight is nearly 10-hour long while Chennai is mid-way.After offloading the Iranian couple and their child in Chennai , the Boeing 777 operating Qatar Airways' flight QR 962 resumed its journey to Denpasar Ba... [Full Article...]

House GOP Weighs Repeal of Health Mandate in Tax Bill

House GOP Weighs Repeal of Health Mandate in Tax Bill It would be another shot at further undermining the Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by the GOP-led Congress to repeal and replace the law. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a statement. Senate tax writers must come up with enough revenue raisers and eliminations of deductions to conform to the congressional budget. [Full Article...]

Trump Tells Japanese Automakers To Build Cars In The US

Trump Tells Japanese Automakers To Build Cars In The US President Trump called on Japan to build cars in the US instead of building them in the country and then shipping them to U.S. The head-scratching question from the president on the auto industry isn't his first in 2017, as Trump said German automakers "are bad, very bad " for how many cars they sell stateside. [Full Article...]

Trump ends protected residency for thousands living in United States legally from Nicaragua

Trump ends protected residency for thousands living in United States legally from Nicaragua Recognizing the difficulty facing citizens of Nicaragua - and potentially citizens of other countries - who have received TPS designation for close to two decades, Acting Secretary Duke calls on Congress to enact a permanent solution for this inherently temporary program. [Full Article...]

Tied Lawyer Offers New Account of Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr

Tied Lawyer Offers New Account of Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr In an interview with Bloomberg , Natalia Veselnitskaya gave details for the first time of what passed between her and Trump Jr.in a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan on June 9th a year ago. Though both Veselnitskaya and the Trump campaign have said the encounter was a bust and that she possessed no valuable information about the Democratic candidate, Mueller is investigating their exchange as ... [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth Has Investments In Offshore Havens

Queen Elizabeth Has Investments In Offshore Havens Millions of Queen Elizabeth's private funds have been invested in offshore tax havens, as revealed in a cache of 13.4 million leaked files called the " Paradise Papers ", which were obtained by German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung . It was also recently ordered to pay back £14.8 million in compensation, to a quarter of 250,000 people. "The Dover Street investment was bought in 2005 and forms ... [Full Article...]

Invasion 'only way' to disarm N korea

Invasion 'only way' to disarm N korea The Pentagon made the assessment in a letter to two House members who asked about "expected casualty assessments in a conflict with North Korea", including civilians and USA troops in South Korea, Japan and Guam, according to the daily. He said of the 300,000 people who could potentially die in the initial days, more than 100,000 could be Americans. "We must pursue every other option before even... [Full Article...]

Two Children Dead After Greenacre School Crash

Two Children Dead After Greenacre School Crash NSW Ambulance Superintendent Stephanie Radnidge said it was a scene of "carnage". Another child suffered serious leg injuries. "The female driver of the vehicle has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests", NSW Police said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Rebels back in the NCAA soccer tournament

Rebels back in the NCAA soccer tournament The Wildcats will host TCU this Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m. MT at Mulcahy Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. The team earned the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed as the team makes its 27th NCAA Tournament appearance and 20th in a row. This was enough for a fourth-place finish in the Pac-12. The Vikings lost the NSIC championship match on Sunday to regular season champion Minnesota State, who is the No... [Full Article...]

Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA

Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA Duterte and Trump are expected to be present at the APEC Leaders' Meeting from November 8 to 11, along with 20 other state leaders. "On top of this would be countries like China, well Vietnam because it's the host country, and then we're looking also to meet with Russia", Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Leo Herrera-Lim said in a Palace news briefing. [Full Article...]

Former Italy midfielder, Pirlo retires at 38

Former Italy midfielder, Pirlo retires at 38 Pirlo , regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation, also played for Brescia , Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus over the course of an esteemed club career. In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport he said: 'You realize that the time has come. Pirlo has already been linked with a move into coaching, with reports claiming he could head to Chelsea to become Antonio Conte'... [Full Article...]


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