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Russia To Host Turkey, Iran In Sochi For Talks On Syria Conflict

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The United States and Russia , Syria's ally, have put forward rival draft resolutions on renewing the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), tasked with investigating Syria's toxic gas attacks. The Russian veto came as the United Nations was preparing to convene in Geneva on November 28 a new round of talks to end the six-year war and underscored deep divisions over Syria. Read More »

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Cornelia Sorabji, India's First Female Advocate

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However, women were not awarded degrees by Oxford in those days (a rule that would eventually change 30 years later in 1922), making her unable to practice law in England. She often gave free services to women and children who required her attention. That itself would've entitled her to further study in England but she was denied the scholarship. Read More »

PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit

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At the meeting, Duterte, who chairs this year's ASEAN meetings, assured Abe of his support in Tokyo's campaign against North Korea . "We need to make North Korea change their policy by enhancing the pressure applied to North Korea to the highest level by all available means, including the full implementation of the Security Council's resolutions", Abe said. Read More »

Korea says S. Korea-US drills could lead to war

Scott Swift, the commander of the US Pacific Fleet, said in a statement. Joining the three United States carriers and their strike groups were three Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force warships including the helicopter destroyer JS Ise , a guided-missile destroyer and general objective destroyer. Read More »

Russian Federation accuses USA coalition of hampering its anti-IS operation in Syria

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In violation of a previously reached agreement, attack aircraft of the coalition entered the airspace over Abu Kamal to hamper the work of the Russian air force, the ministry said in a statement. Hours later, the ministry published an updated statement with a different set of images, which it also said proved their claims. A later press release said it had launched a probe into the actions of a civilian employee of one of its subdivisions who "mistakenly attached photos" to the first version ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions rebuffed a Republican who wants to investigate Comey

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Sessions is due to testify before the House Judiciary Committee for a routine oversight hearing, but Democrats on the panel will grill him about a series of statements he made to the Senate Judiciary Committee, in which he denied knowing about meetings between campaign aides and Russians. Read More »

One person in custody after stabbing at Mall of America, authorities say

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Police say the incident happened Sunday evening in the dressing room area of the Mall of America's Macy's. A second person was also stabbed trying to stop the attempted robbery and stabbing. Both victims had sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis , police said and added the suspect may have received superficial wounds. Read More »

Hate Crimes Rose 5 Percent in 2016, FBI Says

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The law center and other watchdog groups have blamed the spike in extremist groups and hate speech to the divisive presidential election previous year. These numbers correlate with the NCAVP's recent report . "It's deeply disturbing to see hate crimes increase for the second year in a row", Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan A. Read More »

Was Iowa State robbed of a touchdown late against Oklahoma State?

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The Cowboys won, 49-42, after getting possession back and icing the game. Nolan tossed a jump ball for Marchie Murdock in the end zone, only for A.J. As for Oklahoma State, it leaned heavily on its high-octane offense once again, and the combination of Rudolph and Hill makes it a legitimate threat to win the Big 12 championship provided it takes care of business in the coming weeks. Read More »

Philippine President Duterte serenades Trump at ASEAN gala

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Duterte also said he got encouraging words from Chinese President Xi Jinping (China will be represented in this week's summit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang) and Russian President Vladimir Putin. A real person, a rumble, a stabbing. It is not the first time the Philippines leader has claimed to have killed someone. Duterte goes into the event appearing confident that even his most outrageous remarks and actions will be ignored, having boasted in the lead-up he once stabbed someone to ... Read More »

Macron Urged to Be Fair, Have Foresight

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France has been trying to save the nuclear deal which Iran signed with six world powers - Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and the United States. The incident is a " part of this ballistic activity of Iran in the region, which is not covered by the [nuclear] deal ", Macron told the Times. Tehran says it has no plans to build nuclear-capable missiles and the missile programme is for defence purposes. Read More »

SEC Network analysts project updated College Football Playoff rankings

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Featured games in the 3:30pm ET slot include (1) Georgia at (10) Auburn, (20) Iowa at (8) Wisconsin , Florida State at ( 4) Clemson , and MI at Maryland. The ACC, Big 12 and SEC steal the spotlight in Week 11 regarding marquee matchups. It's hard to imagine the playoff leaving out an unbeaten Power 5 champion like the Badgers, but they have played an absurdly easy schedule thus far. Read More »

Chicago Bulls To Host 2020 NBA All-Star Game

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It's something that Emanuel has been pushing for to come to Chicago for a long time and now he got his wish. This will mark the third NBA All-Star in Chicago , which held the annual celebration in 1973 and 1988. Jordan took home the MVP honors and won the Slam Dunk Contest in front of the hometown crowd. This season's All-Star Game will be hosted by Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Read More »

Mueller Investigating Flynn's Role in Alleged Plot to Deliver Cleric to Turkey

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Flynn had with Turkish representatives. Trump also ignored advice from President Barack Obama, who fired Flynn as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014, to steer clear of Flynn. The Wall St Journal reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have asked at least four individuals about a meeting in mid-December in which Flynn and a representative from the Turkish government discussed putting Gulen on a private jet and carting him off to the Turkish prison island of Imrali. Read More »

Plenty of Veterans Day deals to be had this year

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Starbucks On Veterans Day, active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free Tall Brewed Coffee . Target will offer a 10 percent military discount in store and online through Saturday, Nov. 11. Active-duty military members and veterans with valid ID get a free lunch from a selected menu on November 11. Read More »

Mahindra Logistics shares fall 2.1 per cent on market debut

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The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 63.63 points at 33,314.56 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 12.80 points to 10,321.80. However, the BSE market breadth was bearish - 1,528 declines and 1,155 advances. On Wall Street, the S&P 500 lost 0.38 per cent while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.58 per cent. Vinod Nair, head of research, Geojit Financial Services, said: "Market showed signs of consolidation as investors took one step back from riskier assets due to rising oil price and the resultant ... Read More »

'GST on 50 items of mass consumption slashed to 18%'

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RETURN FILING: The GST council today chose to simplify the return filing procedure in a massive way. The GST Council, earlier in the day, chose to slash rates on more than 175 items, reducing taxes on these from the existing 28 per cent. Read More »

Peninsula School Honors Veterans at Take a Veteran to School Day Event

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Additionally, there will be a presentation of colors, performances by the high-school band and choir as well as a special performance by E.J. Blott Elementary School first-graders. "They provided us with coffee and doughnuts to supply to our guests, which is great", Melonas said. "I just can't imagine what they're doing for us overseas right now, fighting for our freedom and giving us their best". Read More »

Kevin Spacey's Downward Spiral: Pulled From Upcoming Film

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And incredibly, Scott intends to reshoot the eight to ten days of work that Spacey did on the project, and still hit the planned December 22nd release date. Spacey went on to clarify his sexuality, admitting he was now living as a homosexual following years of rumours. Spacey has suffered a rapid fall from grace since actor Anthony Rapp, who starred in the 2005 musical Rent , accused Spacey of making sexual advances toward him in 1986 when Rapp was 14. Read More »