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Global Media Debate over NY constitutional convention proposal in Albany
Author: 0 Debate over NY constitutional convention proposal in Albany

Under the proposal, the state would establish a "land bank" of up to 250 acres within the Adirondack forest preserve . "The Constitutional Convention movement was always about fundamentally reforming our broken system and transforming the state's government from an embarrassment into a proud model for the rest of the nation".

Global Media [Newsmaker] Melania Trump promotes gender equality in sports among youths
Author: 0 [Newsmaker] Melania Trump promotes gender equality in sports among youths

First Lady Melania Trump got upstaged by a Korean pop star Tuesday during a teen meet and greet in Seoul, South Korea. US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump are touring different parts of Asia. Kim also served chocolate-coated dried persimmons after picking the fruit and hanging them up to dry weeks in advance. The two first ladies colour coordinated in black.

Global Media Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah
Author: 0 Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

The cables instructed Israeli diplomats to support Saudi Arabia over its war with the Houthis in Yemen . The Secretary-General added that regional stability will happen only when these parties fully consider their policies towards Arabs, and review the approach adopted in previous years, which caused the region to enter into a cycle of conflict and turmoil.

Global Media IT raid in Jaya TV channel's Chennai office
Author: 0 IT raid in Jaya TV channel's Chennai office

About 10 IT officials are said to have entered the channel's office in Ekkatthuthangal around 6 am and are now looking through the place. "We have been monitoring the activities of the TV channel as well as its senior officials", a senior IT official told Times of India.

Global Media Lebanon think Hariri held in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Lebanon think Hariri held in Saudi Arabia

Iran supports the Houthis but has denied Saudi and United States allegations that it has given them missiles and other weapons. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Wednesday that Iran must stop "meddling" in the Middle East and the security of Arab Gulf countries must not be threatened, but he underscored that he does not want war and believes dialogue can resolve the region's crises.

Global Media Kremlin says 'logical' that Putin, Trump will talk at Vietnam summit
Author: 0 Kremlin says 'logical' that Putin, Trump will talk at Vietnam summit

The meeting "will be on November 10", but the exact time is being decided, Ushakov told the official TASS agency. Putin s foreign policy advisor Yury Ushakov said it would be "logical" for Trump and Putin to meet. Moscow's hopes for an improvement of Russia-U.S. relations under Trump have been scuttled by the ongoing investigations into alleged collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation.

Global Media Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel
Author: 0 Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel

It was also chose to register criminal cases against politicians named by prime accused Saritha S Nair over her alleged sexual exploitation. The CPM-led government is set to act on the Commission's recommendation to invoke provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act against all those accused of corruption and illegal gratification.

Global Media Real grasshopper found immortalized in van Gogh painting
Author: 0 Real grasshopper found immortalized in van Gogh painting

Vincent van Gogh's " Olive Trees " contains a hidden insect. Researchers looking closely at Vincent van Gogh's " Olive Trees " painting have discovered part of a grasshopper that has been trapped in the paint for more than a century. Researchers are now aiming to figure out the original appearance of " Olive Trees " when it was painted in 1889. "But just go and sit outdoors, painting on the spot itself!", he wrote to his brother Theo in a letter dating from 1885, as the museum points ...

Global Media Police official, two others killed in Pak
Author: 0 Police official, two others killed in Pak

Around eight others, including police officials, were said to be injured in the attack on the vehicle of the senior police officer. The injured persons were taken to Combined Military Hospital, where the AIG and two other succumbed to their injuries.

Global Media Australian senator racially abused at pub
Author: 0 Australian senator racially abused at pub

The Labor senator linked the abuse to the "rise of One Nation right", referring to Senator Pauline Hanson's anti-immigration party. "And not because he's a Muslim". You dance so far to the right that it gives those a little bit further out a sense of entitlement. But speaking to The Today Show on Thursday, Senator Dastyari left things on a lighter note.

Global Media United States to soon stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia
Author: 0 United States to soon stage drill with three carriers as Trump visits Asia

Trump in August unveiled his new plan for the 16-year Afghan war, declaring that American troops would "fight to win" by attacking enemies, "crushing" al-Qaida and preventing terrorist attacks against Americans. This is a very different administration than the US has had in the past. "Beyond the capability to project military power at great range, their ability to project political and psychological power is arguably unmatched, and we are seeing that play out", said Huxley, of the ...

Global Media Manus Island refugees given two days to move
Author: 0 Manus Island refugees given two days to move

O'Neill said the centre had fulfilled its objective to process asylum claims and it was time for the men to move onto new accommodation facilities. The camp was closed on October 31 and water and power have been cut off. It says boat arrivals will never enter Australia, even if they are found to be refugees, as this would encourage people smugglers in Asia. That meant 54 asylum seekers of the 606 in the camp had left since the camp officially closed in October, Kakas said.

Global Media Maryland women's basketball and football post record Graduation Success Rates
Author: 0 Maryland women's basketball and football post record Graduation Success Rates

The rate is a four-year average encompassing the 2007-10 classes. LSU's nationally-ranked football team registered a 78, significantly higher than the national average of 44 percent. This is the 13th year that the NCAA has calculated data for the GSR and the Wolf Pack's rate has risen nine times in that span. "This is another strong showing from Ohio State's student-athletes", John Davidson, Ohio State Faculty Athletic Representative and Professor in Germanic Languages and Literatures, said.

Global Media Downtown Autonomous Shuttle Involved In Crash On First Day
Author: 0 Downtown Autonomous Shuttle Involved In Crash On First Day

Las Vegas city officials said in blog post that the self-driving shuttle, built by the French automobile company Navya, was not at fault. A big public debut for a self-driving bus in Las Vegas turned out to be trouble. The shuttle covers a 0.6 mile loop, according to officials, adding that it is all-electric. "Had the truck had the same sensing equipment that the shuttle has the accident would have been avoided".

Global Media China's October trade with US, EU and key nations
Author: 0 China's October trade with US, EU and key nations

Shipments of copper concentrate in October were up slightly from a year ago but fell back month-on-month to total 1.37m tonnes in October. That resulted in US$26.62 billion (S$36.2 billion) trade surplus with the U.S. Imports grew 17.2 per cent year on year last month, beating forecast of 16 per cent growth but slightly slower than the 18.7 per cent rise in September.

Global Media 2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia
Author: 0 2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

His condition is not yet known. The suspect, approximately 30-years-old white male Jacob Bailey, was reportedly driving recklessly on a motorcycle without wearing a helmet. According to CCSO, Forest Park Middle School was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. when Forest Park Police officers were responding to a reckless driving call on the 4700 block of Mitchell Street in Forest Park.

Author: 0 Bitterroot Valley to honor veterans

On Saturday, November 11th, there will be a Veterans Day Program conducted at the Bradley County Veterans Museum, located at 210 North Main Street. Among area schools planning Veterans Day programs are Bureau Valley (Buda) at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The program will include presentations from the Darby K-12 choir, Boy Scout Troup #94, and the student body president.

Global Media Retired Navy Veteran charged with kidnapping college student Ashanti Billie
Author: 0 Retired Navy Veteran charged with kidnapping college student Ashanti Billie

An arrest has been made in the abduction of 19-year-old college student Ashanti Billie. Brown was homeless and lived at random facilities and buildings on and off the naval bases. She also did not show up for her scheduled college classes near the Virginia Beach Town Center. Her cell phone was found in a dumpster in Norfolk, while her auto was found in the Ocean View area.

Global Media All clear given after reports of 'active shooter' in Floresville
Author: 0 All clear given after reports of 'active shooter' in Floresville

Pence arrived at Joint Base Andrews, joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well as Texas Reps. The vigil comes just days after a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs left 26 people dead. Law enforcement officials reported the scene was clear around 5:10 p.m., although they did not say if there was an arrest in the incident. The town is preparing to host Vice President Mike Pence at Floresville High School in the next few hours.

Global Media Syrian troops encircle last Islamic State-held town
Author: 0 Syrian troops encircle last Islamic State-held town

Syrian troops, fighting alongside various pro-government and Iran-backed militias, have claimed a series of major victories in a rapidly closing pocket that comprises ISIS's final stretch of territory in the Middle East. Islamic State has been all but destroyed over the past two years. On Tuesday, Bouthaina Shaaban, a senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar Assad, described the USA forces aiding the SDF in Syria as illegal invaders.

Author: 0 Pro-independence rallies grind Catalonia to a halt

Immediately after the declaration of independence, the Spanish court used, for the first time, a constitutional power that allows it to impose direct rule on the region. While they could still find an agreement after the vote, political analysts say the lack of a deal on a joint campaign may also trigger a leadership fight at the top of the movement.

Global Media Manafort, Lawyers Barred by Judge From Talking About Case
Author: 0 Manafort, Lawyers Barred by Judge From Talking About Case

Jackson said in the November 8 order (PDF) that she was acting to safeguard the defendants' right to a fair trial and the ability to seat a jury that hasn't been tainted by pretrial publicity. Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment. The order is pursuant to a court rule that provides guidance for lawyers in widely publicized cases and gives the court authority to issue special orders to govern statements made outside the courthouse in the interest of protecting the right ...

Global Media Ex-President Barack Obama expected in Chicago for jury duty
Author: 0 Ex-President Barack Obama expected in Chicago for jury duty

Obama - wearing a sport coat and shirt, but no tie - waved at the throng and then waited along with fellow citizens to see if he would be chosen to serve on a trial and earn the standard compensation of $17.20 a day. "OBAMA! Jury duty & I just shook hands with the best president ever!" In 2015, former president George W Bush answered the jury duty call in Dallas.

Global Media Asian Boxing Championships: Mary Kom clinches gold medal in 48kg category
Author: 0 Asian Boxing Championships: Mary Kom clinches gold medal in 48kg category

While she fronting North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi, the 5th world champion furthermore Olympic bronze medallist Indian commanded in a consistent 5-0 decision to supplement added the accolade to her previously packed council. Mary Kom landed a number of blows but Kim didn't back down and got a few punches of her own before the round ended. "Mary Kom is a huge inspiration for all Indians and we are proud of her victory", he said.

Global Media Trump in China for talks as North Korea nuclear tensions grow
Author: 0 Trump in China for talks as North Korea nuclear tensions grow

Trump will try to convince Xi to "squeeze North Korea further with steps such as limits on oil exports, coal imports and financial transactions", says Reuters . Trump has been carefully structured so that he can spend maximum time together with his Chinese counterpart. "I think the president has been clear that that is at the top of the agenda, along with the severe imbalances in the U.S".

Global Media Lin-Manuel Miranda returning to 'Hamilton' in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda returning to 'Hamilton' in Puerto Rico

Last month, Miranda released a song to benefit hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. 'We have no doubt that Hamilton's premiere in Puerto Rico in January 2019 will do just that'. Arts and culture are pillars for economic development, cultural tourism, community empowerment and growth. Teatro UPR, considered Puerto Rico's most iconic stage, has hosted legendary plays, and music and opera performances by local and worldwide companies, as well as lectures with legends of the global cultural ...

Global Media Trump, Abe Agree to Disagree on Trade
Author: 0 Trump, Abe Agree to Disagree on Trade

After the first round of talks Monday Trump told reporters, "It was indeed a good meeting and mostly pertaining to trade, North Korea and a couple of other subjects that we lightly touched on". "We seek equal and reliable access for American exports to Japan's markets in order to eliminate our chronic trade imbalances and deficits with Japan".

Global Media Chris Hurst elected delegate in 12th District
Author: 0 Chris Hurst elected delegate in 12th District

Hurst moved here almost a decade ago and was raised in Philadelphia. Hurst told anchor Chris Cuomo, "I remember very vividly when I met you". Hurst said that the tragedy "connected me to my community, it galvanized me to my community", and that afterwards he thought it was too "emotionally difficult" to stay at the news station.

Author: 0 New Cuba policy to restrict travel, trade for Americans

The administration's policy change comes 20 months after Obama became the first sitting USA president in almost a century to visit the island - part of numerous efforts his administration made to thaw relations between the United States and Cuba.

Author: 0 IL couple charged with murder in starvation death of boy, 6

Michael and Georgena Roberts, of Jerseyville , Illinois, both 42, have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 6-year-old child after Jersey Community Hospital called the Jerseyville Police Department on Friday (Saturday NZT).

Global Media WEATHER: Cold blast starts Thursday night
Author: 0 WEATHER: Cold blast starts Thursday night

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Low: upper 10s. Day: Mostly clear and cold with south winds 0-5 miles per hour. Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Some parts of CT got a warning about the dropping temperatures Tuesday night , as snow fell.

Global Media Elizabeth II has transferred about $ 13 million. offshore
Author: 0 Elizabeth II has transferred about $ 13 million. offshore

It is alleged that the Duchy of Lancaster, which handles the Queen's investments, has held funds in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda . As head of the British Royal Fammily and the UK's hereditary head of state, she is not actually legally obliged to pay any tax at all.

Global Media US Says Saudis Vow 'Fair' Prosecutions of the Detained Princes
Author: 0 US Says Saudis Vow 'Fair' Prosecutions of the Detained Princes

According to media reports, Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over Riyadh after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, with debris landing inside the capital's global airport on November 4. The Saudi-led coalition said on Tuesday it investigated the intercepted ballistic missile and their experts believe the weapon was an Iranian Qiam - a weapon not present in Yemen before the conflict.

Global Media Five naked people in vehicle crash: The story gets weirder
Author: 0 Five naked people in vehicle crash: The story gets weirder

Laurel Scott said the mother, six-week-old infant and the woman's father had been abducted from a home in Nisku, Laduc County, at around 9.30am and forced into a BMW against their will. "A passerby offered assistance and secured all three in his truck", the release said. Global News Canada reports that at the time of the crash Monday, Nov.

Global Media Kremlin says Putin meeting with Trump at APEC 'highly likely'
Author: 0 Kremlin says Putin meeting with Trump at APEC 'highly likely'

The Russian and U.S. leaders' respective offices are engaged in organizing bilateral talks during the two-day event, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday. He said that Putin regularly meets with the Chinese leader, adding that this time the meeting "will be all the more interesting because Xi Jinping will meet with [US President Donald] Trump today or tomorrow, and the assessments of these negotiations will be very useful to us, of course".

Global Media Naughty Santa Claus caught with drug paraphernalia in New Jersey
Author: 0 Naughty Santa Claus caught with drug paraphernalia in New Jersey

An officer is said to have spotted the drugs "in plain view" next to his Santa Claus costume. "Smith does Santa work with Toys for Tots". A volunteer Santa Claus was arrested in New Jersey after police allegedly found a crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to WABC .

Global Media Kevin Spacey cut from upcoming CBS 'Carol Burnett Show' anniversary special
Author: 0 Kevin Spacey cut from upcoming CBS 'Carol Burnett Show' anniversary special

Netflix , the streaming service responsible for the series, released a statement last week saying, " Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey ". Talese continued to dig into his opinion telling Vanity Fair that, "You know something, all of us in this room at one time or another did something we're ashamed of.

Author: 0 Gemany officially recognising 'third gender' other than male and female

The minister for families in Chancellor Angela Merkel's outgoing government, Katarina Barley, said a third gender option was 'overdue'. The judges recognised that a person's sexual identity is a fundamental right enshrined in the country's constitution, and ruled that it must be protected.

Global Media Veteran's Day Celebration scheduled for November 11
Author: 0 Veteran's Day Celebration scheduled for November 11

It called for the cessation of all hostilities to take effect at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year in 1918. The annual Veteran's Day Celebration is set for Saturday, Nov. The color guards will also be at the Walmart, 631 Route 9 South in Little Egg Harbor , at 12:30 p.m.to raise the flag and lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Author: 0 AAP may nominate Raghuram Rajan for Rajya Sabha

Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan , who returned to his teaching career at the Chicago University after his three-year stint in India, has been offered a Rajya Sabha seat by Aam Aadmi Party . AAP, with 65 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly, can send three Member of Marliament to the Rajya Sabha. Sources in the party said that the Chief Minister is keen on picking professionals and "outsiders" rather than leaders from AAP for all three openings.

Author: 0 Tax Bill Could Include Repeal of Obamacare Individual Mandate

Repealing Obamacare's mandate to hold insurance would save taxpayers $338 billion over the coming decade, formal scorekeepers will say in a forthcoming analysis Wednesday that could alter the GOP's push to overhaul the tax code. "When given the opportunity to actually address even part of an Obamacare repeal with a simple majority, our leadership consistently finds excuses to justify their failure", said a conservative House lawmaker.

Global Media Video evidence surfaces in Sherri Papini case
Author: 0 Video evidence surfaces in Sherri Papini case

Her blonde hair had been cut to shoulder length and she had a "brand" burned into her right shoulder. "Days prior to Sherri's disappearance, Sherri and the male acquaintance texted each in an attempt to meet while he was in California", a sheriff's office press release stated.

Global Media Robert Mugabe fires vice president as Zimbabwe's succession battle intensifies
Author: 0 Robert Mugabe fires vice president as Zimbabwe's succession battle intensifies

Information minister Simon Khaya-Moyo told reporters the president had sacked Mr Mnangagwa because "it had become evident that his conduct in the discharge of his duties had become inconsistent with his official responsibilities". First lady Grace Mugabe has been endorsed by ruling party groups to take over from Mnangagwa as vice president at a party congress next month, placing her in prime position to succeed her husband.

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