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World Media Manus Island refugees told they will not be removed by force
Author: 0 Manus Island refugees told they will not be removed by force

Activists chain themselves to the gates of the Australian high commission in Wellington to protest against the treatment of Manus Island refugees and asylum-seekers. "We're shutting them down for as long as we can.at least until the evening, to affect these people, and for these people to acknowledge and question what their Government is doing", Cullen said.

World Media U.S. hate crimes rise for second straight year
Author: 0 U.S. hate crimes rise for second straight year

Nationally, there were more than 6,100 hate crimes in 2016, up about 5 percent over the previous year. "Anti-Black or African American bias" still make up the overwhelming cases of racial hate crimes in America. Greenblatt. About half the 1,273 incidents involving religion were against Jews while Muslims were targeted in 307 religion-based crimes. In California, the numbers also rose along with the rest of the nation: From 837 hate crimes in 2015 to 931 in 2016.

Author: 0 West Indies to tour Pakistan in March next year

The National Stadium in Karachi, which hasn't hosted any high-profile game since the ill-fated series against Sri Lanka in 2009, is now undergoing renovation work and questions were being raised about whether the venue can be prepped up in time for next edition's summit clash.

World Media Penn State football gets a late afternoon kickoff for senior day
Author: 0 Penn State football gets a late afternoon kickoff for senior day

Quarterback Trace McSorley threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 16 Penn State beat Rutgers at a Beaver Stadium Homecoming on Saturday. The Lions held Rutgers without a first down in the third quarter. The Scarlet Knights gained only 31 yards of total offense on seven straight possessions between the second and fourth quarters.

World Media Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'
Author: 0 Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'

Bahrain said the pipeline that exploded overnight was attacked by militants and alleged that Iran was in communication and guiding those responsible for the explosion and other attacks. This "is a risky Iranian escalation aimed at terrorizing citizens and damaging the world's oil industry", the minister tweeted. "The attempt to bomb the Saudi-Bahraini oil pipeline is a risky Iranian escalation that aims to scare citizens and hurt the global oil industry", Sheikh Khalid posted on Twitter on ...

World Media Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute
Author: 0 Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute

US President Donald Trump has offered his services as a "mediator and arbitrator" over disputed territorial claims South China Sea issue, one of the most pressing issues for many of Asia's leaders. In Vietnam on Thursday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific economic summit, Duterte boasted that when he was 16 he stabbed to death someone for looking at him the wrong way.

World Media At least 21 kids injured when platform collapses at indoor gym
Author: 0 At least 21 kids injured when platform collapses at indoor gym

All are expected to survive. AT least 21 kids have been left injured after a stairwell collapsed at a San Diego gym. Twenty-one children and two adults were hospitalized. He also explained how tough the evening was for parents who came in search of their children. Injuries were "very minor to moderate". The gym specializes in parkour, which is a sport that requires athletes to navigate obstacle courses.

World Media President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un

As Trump has made his way through South Korea, Japan and China this week - touting the strength of the USA alliance and commanding North Korea to "not try us" - the regime has remained quiet. Trump attempted a symbolic stare-down of Kim this week at the heavily fortified border that separates North and South Korea, but heavy fog forced the cancellation of his plans.

World Media Israeli Patriot Missile Shoots Down Syrian UAV
Author: 0 Israeli Patriot Missile Shoots Down Syrian UAV

We will not allow the establishment of a Shiite front on our border". All these reflect the arrangements for the near future in order to impose a fait accompli despite the worldwide agreement which is expected later. Pictures show how the IRGC built a series of military bases to become support and funding centers and to represent an Iranian highway between Iraq and Lebanon.

World Media Magnitude-7.3 Quake Hits Iran-Iraq Border
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Local media reported that eight villages in Iran had been damaged by the quake and rescue teams had been sent to those areas. Faramarz Akbari, governor of the Iranian city of Ghasr-e Shirin, said that six people had died and scores more injured, according to the state-run IRNA news agency.

World Media Toomey: Roy Moore should step aside over sex allegations
Author: 0 Toomey: Roy Moore should step aside over sex allegations

Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short was a bit more definitive than his colleagues, at least, telling Meet the Press's Chuck Todd that "There's no Senate seat more important than the issue of child pedophilia". "I have to say, I think the accusations have more credibility than the denial, I think it would be best if Roy would just step aside", said Sen. Moore faces Democrat Doug Jones, 63, a former US attorney, in a special election on December 12 to fill the Senate seat vacated by ...

World Media Trans-Pacific Partnership talks collapse after Canada pulls out of trade deal
Author: 0 Trans-Pacific Partnership talks collapse after Canada pulls out of trade deal

Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries have reached an agreement on the "core elements" of the TPP trade pact, even with the United States staying out of the deal. Partly to counter China's growing dominance in Asia, Japan had been lobbying hard for the TPP pact, which aims to eliminate tariffs on industrial and farm products across the 11-nation bloc whose trade totalled $356 billion a year ago.

World Media Our Defence Affairs Are Not Negotiable: Iran FM to Macron
Author: 0 Our Defence Affairs Are Not Negotiable: Iran FM to Macron

The Saudis are in full support of President Trump's decision not to certify Iran as in compliance with Obama's treacherous "deal". Iran has repeatedly told French officials that the agreement is " not renegotiable and Iran doesn't allow the other sides to annex other issues to it ", Qassemi stated.

World Media Saudi-led warplanes strike defense ministry in Yemeni capital
Author: 0 Saudi-led warplanes strike defense ministry in Yemeni capital

Local resident Mohammed Aatif said: 'I was sitting at home and heard the first strike hit the ministry of defence. "The house has been destroyed". He said there are reports that "one of the missiles hit a house" near the military building. After an outcry from the United Nations, the coalition on Wednesday reopened Aden, which is controlled by pro-Saudi government forces, and on Thursday opened the land crossing at Wadea on the Saudi-Yemen border.

World Media Rodrigo Duterte admits stabbing rival to death when he was 16
Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte admits stabbing rival to death when he was 16

He poke for almost an hour before the Philippine community in Vietnam, a setting the regional outlet Rappler notes typically allows Duterte to be "more casual and prone to cracking jokes". In addition to proclaiming that he had killed someone personally, Duterte went on a racially-tinged tirade against both white and black people. You are so black and arrogant.

World Media No odd-even scheme until Delhi govt proves it is effective: NGT
Author: 0 No odd-even scheme until Delhi govt proves it is effective: NGT

Earlier, the government announced exemptions for women drivers, two-wheelers and vehicles carrying children in school uniforms, besides VVIPs. Earlier, the National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) gave its nod for the implementation of the Delhi government's odd-even auto rationing scheme for five days from November 13 to tackle high pollution level, with certain riders.

World Media Several Thousand Attend Tulsa's Veterans Day Parade
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Speakers will include Cmdr. Yosemite National Park is offering free admission this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. Stephen Doyle, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 South Portland; Capt. During the ceremony, Walter Eugene Lowrey has honored as the 2017 Distinguished Veteran and the parade's grand marshal. On Saturday, Nov. 11, Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon for all local veterans and those still actively serving in the United States military and ...

World Media In Our Opinion: Remember veterans on their day
Author: 0 In Our Opinion: Remember veterans on their day

One day isn't enough. Most American holidays have gone through multiple levels of change along their way to being the holidays that we now celebrate and Veterans Day is no exception. At a time when our country continues to suffer losses overseas and soldiers are returning forever changed, emotionally and physically, we can not forget what veterans have given up for us and our country.

World Media Movie Padmavati row: Rajasthan government finds itself in a tough spot
Author: 0 Movie Padmavati row: Rajasthan government finds itself in a tough spot

State Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said at a function in Jhunjhunu that if the committee finds scenes that hurt public sentiment, then Bhansali will be asked to remove them. Padmavati is slated to relase on December 1. The plea noted that the war-saga was based on the 13th century historical battle between Maharaja Ratan Singh and his army of Mewar and Sultan Alauddin Khilji of Delhi.

World Media IS Militants Recapture Syrian Town Near Iraqi Border
Author: 0 IS Militants Recapture Syrian Town Near Iraqi Border

It is believed ISIL fighters are holding 10,000 civilians hostage in the town of Rawa. The Euphrates valley town of Rawa and nearby villages were bypassed by government troops and allied militia when they retook the Syrian border town of Al-Qaim last week.

World Media Arctic blast a record low for the Big Apple
Author: 0 Arctic blast a record low for the Big Apple

There also is a chance of showers after 11 a.m., but forecasters believe not more than one-tenth of an inch is expected to fall. The average temperature for the day also dethroned the previous record, measuring at 11 degrees. Temperatures will remain consistent through Tuesday and Wednesday as both have a high of 46 degrees with a high of 46 degrees. Temperatures will remain well below average throughout the weekend, Root said, only reaching the mid-40s on Saturday and Sunday.

World Media Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway
Author: 0 Korea joint exercise in Sea of Japan gets underway

The drills are scheduled to take place from November 11-14 in the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan in an ongoing naming dispute between South Korea and Japan. The U.S. and South Korea kick-off a landmark operation in the Western Pacific. Xi said the two countries reiterated their "firm commitment" to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the implementation of United Nations resolutions.

World Media Pakistan offers Kulbushan's wife to visit husband on humanitarian grounds
Author: 0 Pakistan offers Kulbushan's wife to visit husband on humanitarian grounds

Kulbhushan Jhadev, a serving Commander of the Indian Navy , working with Indian Intelligence Agency RAW was apprehended by Pakistan law enforcement agencies previous year after he illegally crossed over into Pakistan. The suspect was said to be an officer of the Indian navy working for the covert agency to destabilize Pakistan. As India took the case to International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May, Pakistan even told the United Nations court that "Pakistan doesn't see the merit in a state ...

World Media SC wonders how its two-judge bench usurped powers of CJI
Author: 0 SC wonders how its two-judge bench usurped powers of CJI

In its order, the bench reiterated the sole authority of the Chief Justice as the master of the judges roster, which means he alone had the right to decide on the forum of a bench. However, he remarked that "the court can't function like this". The happenings in the court on Thursday, too, were intriguing. The two were accused of assuring the college representative of getting favourable orders from the top court.

World Media Melania Trump Brings Luxury Fashion to Great Wall of China
Author: 0 Melania Trump Brings Luxury Fashion to Great Wall of China

A group of school children holding Chinese and American flags were waiting to greet her at the zoo. Trump's fellow first lady, Peng Liyuan , wife of China's President Xi Jinping , opted for something similar with her black sheer topper embroidered with poppies overlaying a deep red satin dress.

World Media Padmavati: What can Sanjay Leela Bhansali do for a no-protest release?
Author: 0 Padmavati: What can Sanjay Leela Bhansali do for a no-protest release?

The plea, filed by Siddharajsinh M Chudasama and 11 others, also sought the setting up of a committee of eminent historians to check the veracity of the script to prevent any inaccuracy in the portrayal of Rani Padmavati . The set of the movie was again vandalised in Kolhapur, with the miscreants burning the costumes in March this year. Last month, its members destroyed a "rangoli" created at a Surat mall for " Padmavati " promotions and threatened further disruption.

World Media Garth Brooks Admits To Lip Syncing At CMAs After Fans Slam Him
Author: 0 Garth Brooks Admits To Lip Syncing At CMAs After Fans Slam Him

Garth was one of the most anticipated performers of the night at the CMA Awards , so it's not very hard to imagine the disappointment his fans felt when they realized he was lip-syncing his hit called Ask Me How I Know. It was Brooks second win in a row and sixth entertainer of the year award over his long career, the magazine stated. The singer continued, "The voice just isn't there anymore, and you want to represent country music as best you can".

World Media Eagle High School honors veterans
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Free chili after the program at Jewell Whyte Post 728 and at American Legion Post 210. Veterans Day program will be at 9 a.m. today in the Old Gym. George Schneidermann will be the speaker. Southridge Elementary, 8:45 a.m. Two of the programs have happened already. There will be a soup, bake and craft sale with vendors at the Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m.

World Media Russian parliament mulls response to United States move on RT
Author: 0 Russian parliament mulls response to United States move on RT

On its Facebook page, the Russian embassy in the US said it took the move to mean that the United States is pursuing a "path of conscious deterioration of relations", and that it considers the registration requirement to be "a desire to eliminate the source of alternative information, an unacceptable violation of global standards of press freedom".

Author: 0 Spanish court orders release on bail for Catalan parliament speaker - court source

A sixth parliamentarian was freed without bail, DW reported. Prosecutors had asked Llarena to jail Forcadell and three other lawmakers without bail. The speaker of Catalonia's parliament has been told she must pay a £130,000 bail after being held on rebellion charges for her role in the region's declaration of independence.

World Media US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen
Author: 0 US Special Counsel Reportedly Probing Plot To Hand Over Turkish Cleric Gulen

Discussions between Flynn and Turkish representatives supposedly took place there, according to the Journal . There's no indication that money changed hands or that an agreement was made. "No such discussion occurred". "A covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away", Woolsey described the plan underlining that he attended the meeting at the request of one of Mr.