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Philippine President Duterte serenades Trump at ASEAN gala

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


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


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


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


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


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

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%'


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


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


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 »

Honor those who serve for Veterans Day


Gene McCook was selected as the 2017 Grand Marshal. "The American Legion, Department of IN understands veterans and their families are facing growing numbers IN suicide and death resulting from the lack of safe medical alternative treatment options", the group said IN a release sent out Wednesday. Read More »

DHS Ends Protected Immigration Status For 5K Nicaraguans


Over the years, many countries' TPS designations have been regularly renewed, while others have lost them under Democratic and Republican presidents. Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke said additional information was needed before deciding whether to revoke or extend TPS for an estimated 57,000 Hondurans, which is now set to expire July 5, 2018. Read More »

Scottish Parliament EVACUATED after white powder suspect packages sent to Tory MSPs


The Scottish Parliament has been closed. The Edinburgh police said that they responded to reports of a suspicious package in parliament. "A lot of MSPs were in committee meetings so it was mostly staff in the building". "Police and other emergency services are on the scene and are dealing with the situation". Police officers are standing guard at the corridor that leads to MSP's offices. Read More »

Robert Mugabe fires Vice President

After a lifetime of service Emmerson Mnangagwa was sacked with immediate effect on Monday by President Robert Mugabe, who accused him of "disloyalty, disrespect, deceit and being unreliable". "In 1980 this person called Mnangagwa wanted to stage a coup". Relations also cooled between the two men in August after suggestions by Mnangagwa's allies that he had been poisoned by ice cream from a dairy owned by the Mugabes. Read More »

Meddling in United States poll 'fantasies' - Russian Federation


Lavrov's comments come after a special prosecutor's probe into Russia's possible meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election and potential ties between the Trump campaign team and the Kremlin enters new territory. Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate Richard Gates were charged with conspiracy and money laundering related to lobbying work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Read More »

Papadopoulos Plea Prompts Senate Call To Question Sessions


Senate Democrats have called on Jeff Sessions to clarify just how much he knew about attempts by the Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential election, following revelations that the attorney general was previously in a meeting with former Trump campaign aide-turned special counsel cooperator George Papadopoulos . Read More »

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border


Along with the 11 princes, three ministers were removed from their positions: Economy and Planning Minister Adel bin Mohammed Faqih, National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and Naval Forces Commander Admiral Abdullah bin Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Sultan, reports CNN. Read More »

Donald Trump calls for death penalty for NYC truck attack suspect


The shocking details emerged as federal prosecutors filed terrorism charges against Sayfullo Saipov , who subsequently appeared in court in a wheelchair. During the past few weeks, Saipov searched the internet for information on Halloween in New York City and for truck rentals, the agent says. "He appears to have followed nearly exactly to a T, the instructions that ISIS has put out on its social-media channels to its followers", New York Deputy Police Commissioner John Miller said at ... Read More »

Lebanese Prime Minister resigns over fear for life


Social media were flooded with messages deriding him for choosing to resign from overseas and on a foreign channel. Addressing " Iran and its followers" he said Lebanon would "cut off the hands that wickedly extend into it". He made his fortune in Saudi Arabia, where his son Saad was born. "The Saudi Arabia-Iranian rivalry now is going to play out on Lebanon's streets in the next few days and next few weeks". Read More »

Spartans Felton Davis makes incredible touchdown catch vs. Penn State


Davis left his feet and hauled in a pass that, at the time , tied the game midway through the second quarter. But at around 1:15 p.m., the officials chose to call for a weather delay due to lightning in the area. Tyler Davis' 26-yard field goal later in the quarter moved Penn State within four points. Three plays later, Matt Coghlin hit the game-winning 34-yard field goal as time expired. Read More »