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Tropical Cyclone Gaja Kills 13, Damages Homes in Southern India

Tropical Cyclone Gaja Kills 13, Damages Homes in Southern India Manikandan (Information Technology), who are natives of these districts, have been camping there. "This was a challenging task.we are confident that we have faced it safely 100 per cent" he said, adding all post-cyclone tasks like cleaning up storm affected areas has begun. [Full Article...]

Oxford Reveals Word of the Year

Oxford Reveals Word of the Year Alongside the literal sense of the word, data shows that people have reached for the word to describe workplaces, schools, relationships, cultures, and stress. The Oxford team defines its word of the year as "a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language" and makes it choice based on a word that "best captures the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year". [Full Article...]

United States judge temporarily restores CNN's Jim Acosta's White House press pass

United States judge temporarily restores CNN's Jim Acosta's White House press pass But the judge said those "belated efforts were hardly sufficient to satisfy due process". The White House suspended Acosta's press pass following a heated exchange between the CNN journalist and Donald Trump at a press conference. [Full Article...]

U.S. prosecutors get indictment against Wikileaks' Assange: court document

U.S. prosecutors get indictment against Wikileaks' Assange: court document American prosecutors obtained a sealed indictment against Mr Assange, whose website published thousands of classified USA government documents, a U.S. It adds, "The complaint, supporting affidavit, and arrest warrant, as well as this motion and the proposed order, would need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested in connection with the charges in the criminal complaint and can therefore no l... [Full Article...]

Monkey snatches 12-day-old baby from mother's arms, fatally bites him

Monkey snatches 12-day-old baby from mother's arms, fatally bites him A woman has been killed after a group of monkeys that attacked her, left her with severe injuries that were unable to be treated in hospital. A baby has died after being snatched from his mother's lap by a monkey in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. [Full Article...]

Denmark freezes aid to Tanzania in wake of homophobic rhetoric

Denmark freezes aid to Tanzania in wake of homophobic rhetoric Torneas has also postponed a trip to Tanzania. "Respect for human rights is crucial for Denmark". The comments were reportedly made by Paul Makonda , the Administrative Chief of the capital Dar es Salaam. The government rejects the criticism. Human Rights Watch said Mr Magufuli's Government "has restricted basic rights through repressive laws and decrees" targeting journalists, activists and ... [Full Article...]

Study Confirms: U.S. Military Superiority 'Has Eroded to a Dangerous Degree'

Study Confirms: U.S. Military Superiority 'Has Eroded to a Dangerous Degree' The Trump administration's new National Defense Strategy is insufficiently resourced and the United States runs the risk of a military defeat by China or Russian Federation, according to a report by a congressionally mandated panel of bipartisan experts that was released Wednesday. [Full Article...]

11 injured in street battles in Yemen’s Hodeidah

11 injured in street battles in Yemen’s Hodeidah Aid agencies say that the starvation conditions suffered by millions of civilians caught between the warring parties are tipping over into famine, with children now dying regularly of malnutrition. After seizing the southern port of Aden in 2015, the coalition has made little progress. Humanitarian groups are warning that Yemen stands on the brink of starvation and that any intensification of re... [Full Article...]

United States analysts reveal N.Korea secret missile bases

United States analysts reveal N.Korea secret missile bases A widely covered news story about North Korea's alleged ongoing development of ballistic missile sites misconstrued the findings of the report it was based on, according to a leading monitor. "The United States and North Korea have yet to conclude an agreement that inhibits deployment of missiles by Pyongyang, never mind requiring their dismantlement". [Full Article...]

BUS-ted: Protesting Pedestrians In Russian Low-Speed Chase

BUS-ted: Protesting Pedestrians In Russian Low-Speed Chase A video shared widely on Russian social media on November 13, 2018, showed four people dressed as a bus walking on the Golden Bridge in Vladivostok, Russia . Give them an "A" for audacity but their caper flunked. Built in preparation for the 2012 APEC summit held on the nearby Russky Island, the bridge spans the entire Zolotoy Rog Bay and has a length of about 1.3 kilometres. [Full Article...]

600,000 US Instagram users followed suspected Russian trolls before midterms

600,000 US Instagram users followed suspected Russian trolls before midterms Facebook on Tuesday published a report with details about the more than 100 Facebook and Instagram accounts it blocked last week for engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" believed to be an attempt to sow political discontent ahead of the midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama's act of defiance during Donald Trump's inauguration

Michelle Obama's act of defiance during Donald Trump's inauguration Obama, who met with Melania Trump once after the election for an awkward tea-and-small-talk confab, was clearly trying to sidestep questions about the current occupants of the White House. "It was about me exploring my sense of happiness", she told Winfrey. In a previous interview with INSIDER , Eli Finkel, a relationship expert and author of " The All-or-Nothing Marriage ", suggested findi... [Full Article...]

Facebook denies hiding Russian sabotage after shocking New York Times investigation

Facebook denies hiding Russian sabotage after shocking New York Times investigation In a statement in response, Facebook disputed "inaccuracies" in the story, but said it was ending its contract with a Republican lobbying company named in the article , Definers Public Affairs, which specializes in opposition research. While Mr. Zuckerberg conducted a public apology tour in the a year ago, Ms. Sandberg has overseen an aggressive lobbying campaign to combat Facebook's critics, s... [Full Article...]

Conservative MP turns on Theresa May during Prime Minister's Questions

Conservative MP turns on Theresa May during Prime Minister's Questions Speaking outside Number 10, the Prime Minister said: "I firmly believe that the draft withdrawal agreement was the best that could be negotiated and it was for the Cabinet to decide whether to move on in the talks". The government, for today at least, is at the mercy of events not in control. This could be a gale that's weathered in a few days, or a serious storm that sweeps the government away. [Full Article...]

Crown prince was not involved in killing Jamal Khashoggi, says Saudi Arabia

Crown prince was not involved in killing Jamal Khashoggi, says Saudi Arabia Three weeks on, the Saudi public prosecutor said the murder was "premeditated" according to information supplied by Turkey . None of the suspects were named. "He did not have any knowledge", Shaalan said Thursday. Turkey has accused the "highest levels" of the Saudi leadership of being behind the killing. [Full Article...]

European Union trade chief says hit list of US products being developed

European Union trade chief says hit list of US products being developed There's no certainty that China will cede to USA demands in trade negotiations, but "it's better to talk than to not talk", Kudlow said in an interview on CNBC Tuesday. That is reportedly not lost on Beijing, with officials keen to engage with Lighthizer after having failed to seal a deal tentatively reached with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. [Full Article...]

Dershowitz: Rosenstein Should Be Recused From Russia Probe

Dershowitz: Rosenstein Should Be Recused From Russia Probe The letters represent an opening salvo of how House Democrats plan to investigate the Trump administration when they take over in January. "They are a disgrace to our Nation and don't care how many lives (they) ruin". Democrats have protested Whitaker's appointment to acting attorney general, in part because he leapfrogged over Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was next in line. [Full Article...]

Woman, Homeless Man Involved In GoFundMe Case Arrested

Woman, Homeless Man Involved In GoFundMe Case Arrested Mark D'Amico, 39, and Kate McClure , 28, set up the account for Johnny Bobbitt , 35, after they say he spent his last $20 to buy gas for McClure when she was stranded on a highway in Philadelphia . "The paying-it-forward story that drove this fundraiser might seem too good to be true", Coffina said at a press conference. McClure and D'Amico surrendered to authorities on Wednesday and pending ... [Full Article...]

France strikes back against Trump, emphasising a lack of 'common decency'

France strikes back against Trump, emphasising a lack of 'common decency' Trump had earlier criticised Macron's suggestion that a European army was needed, in part, to reduce reliance on the USA military. "Yesterday was 13 November, we were marking the murder of 130 of our people", Griveaux said. "By the way, there is no country more Nationalist than France, very proud people-and rightfully so!" "I don't think the French expect me to respond to tweets but to continu... [Full Article...]

Rohingya at Bangladesh camp resist repatriation plan to Myanmar

Rohingya at Bangladesh camp resist repatriation plan to Myanmar He told several reporters that the conflict between the Rohingya and Myanmar's government is not resolved, and "so many" Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine are flattened that there is no place to go back to. The rights groups say such plans will put the lives of many in danger. Doubts over plans to begin repatriating the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled Myanmar previous year escalat... [Full Article...]


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