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Top general says he'd push back against 'illegal' nuclear strike order

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While Hyten is correct that he and other senior defense officials would have the opportunity to consult on any launch if the president followed protocol, per Slate, the actual formal chain of command for nuclear launches is direct from the president to a one-star general at the National Military Command Center. Read More »

Russell Simmons Accused of Attempted Rape Against a 17 Year-Old

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Khalighi claims that Ratner and Simmons took her back to Simmons' apartment one night after dinner, where Simmons allegedly made unwanted sexual advances toward her and ripped off her clothing. "I'm really in very scary space if u have time ", Simmons texted. Simmons did recall the initial meeting. Another woman, Tanya Reid, told the Times that Ratner assaulted her in 1994, when she was an 18-year-old aspiring model. Read More »

Moore Critic: Alabama Senate Race a Battle for Nation's Soul

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Moore has always been a champion of Christian conservatives nationwide. Roy Moore has been in public service for decades, and the accusations did not arise until a month before the election. A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation". He has run multiple times. Read More »

Five 'militants', one Indian soldier killed in gun battle in held Kashmir

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Among those killed include Obaid, nephew of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and the son of Jamat-ud-Dawa second-in-command Abdul Rehman Makki. "Hajin was area of focus for us". In the early part of the year, we had an operation where we eliminated a number of terrorists in Hajin. Fortunately yesterday's operation has cleaned up the area and people will live free of terror. Read More »

Fox News anchor debunks network's 'Clinton uranium scandal' sparking fury

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The Fox News host began the segment by summarizing the particulars of the sale of Uranium One , a Canadian firm with rights to mine USA uranium. The matter took on new life after a report last month said the FBI was investigating possible Russian attempts to influence the United States nuclear sector at the time the CFIUS was considering the sale of Uranium One to Rosatom. Read More »

Salvation Army seeking Christmas kettle bell ringers

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An annual tradition that dates back almost 100 years in North Bay, the kettle campaign is the Salvation Army's largest fundraiser, helping to provide Christmas hampers to 700 local households while supporting programs that run year-round. "I love being out there and I think it brings a lot of joy to the community". The primary way that The Salvation Army receives funding is through collection at kettles at Christmas time that are stationed in front of high-traffic area stores with volunteers ... Read More »

Trump takes aim at Sen. Al Franken over groping claims

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When asked last month if it "was the official White House position that all of these women [who accused the president] are lying ", Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded : "Yeah, we have been clear on that from the beginning and the president has spoken on it". Read More »

Pak not weak, won't allow india to take AJK, says Indian minister

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Abdullah's comment kicked up a political storm, drawing sharp criticisms from the BJP and its allies. "Today, they (India) claim it is our part". It alleged that Abdullah "always makes such controversial remarks and statements by which the nation and its people feel ashamed of such persons being Indian citizens". Read More »

Zimbabwe's street starts discussing life after Mugabe

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Mugabe addressed a graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe University. Since then, the South African defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and state security minister Bongani Bongo met with Commander General Constantino Chiwenga of the Zimbabwe Defence Force (ZDF), Zimbabwe Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi and Zimbabwe State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi on Thursday. Read More »

Airbus Agrees 430 Aircraft Deal With Indigo Partners

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According to commentators, the deal marked a dramatic turnaround for Airbus , which had been lagging behind Boeing in the contest for orders so far this year and had a bad start to the 12 -16 November air show. The two major deals signed recently goes a long way to increase the strength of budget airlines who are operating excellently by combining bargaining charges with optional services and maintenance upgrade, where passengers are required to pay extra for those services. Read More »

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

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 »