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World Israel arrests Palestinian man for post 'good morning' on Facebook
Author: 0 Israel arrests Palestinian man for post 'good morning' on Facebook

Facebook was not able to explain in concrete terms how such an error of translation has occurred, given the lack of apparent similarity between the expression in Arabic and the translation that has been made in Hebrew and English. The man works at a construction site near Jerusalem, and was shown leaning against a bulldozer in the post. Israeli police were then informed of the message and they became suspicious because he was standing next to a bulldozer.

World Maryland Track Coach Accused of Abusing 42 Kids
Author: 0 Maryland Track Coach Accused of Abusing 42 Kids

They have not ruled out the possibility of additional victims. An indictment handed up last week added charges and victims, bringing the total number to 42 children exploited by Bell over a three-year time frame. The charges lobbied against Bell are the result of months of a painstaking forensic investigation that involved combing through Bell's cell phone and digital history.

World John Kelly defends Trump on calls, lashes out at Florida Democrat
Author: 0 John Kelly defends Trump on calls, lashes out at Florida Democrat

White House chief of staff on Thursday delivered a stirring, personal defense of President Trump's call to the widow of a fallen US soldier, pushing back on mounting criticism of the president's handling of the conversation. The row over Trump's call began last week when Wilson, a Florida Democrat, accused Trump of being callous in the conversation and Trump responded that Wilson's account was fabricated.

World This US City Is Now Issuing $35 Tickets for Walking While Texting
Author: 0 This US City Is Now Issuing $35 Tickets for Walking While Texting

Higher rates - up to $100 for a first offense, $200 for a second, and $500 for a third - had been considered earlier this year. The Honolulu Police Department has used the past 90 days to educate pedestrians about the danger of crossing a street while looking at a cellphone or other electronic device, such as a video game or tablet.

World Trump calls failure on tax plan GOP doom in 2018
Author: 0 Trump calls failure on tax plan GOP doom in 2018

The budget vote on Thursday cleared a key hurdle for Republicans on tax reform passing narrowly through the Senate, by a vote of 51-49. The House is expected to back the same budget and set a schedule for the tax bill's release as soon as this week.

World Labour MP Jared O'Mara Suspended After Sexist Comments Controversy
Author: 0 Labour MP Jared O'Mara Suspended After Sexist Comments Controversy

O'Mara, who defeated former Liberal-Democrat leader and deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the June election had already offered an apology for his remarks and stood down from the Women and Equalities select committee earlier in the week. He also said it would be amusing if Jamie Cullum died after being repeatedly "sodomised with his own piano", claimed Michelle McManus only won Pop Idol "because she was fat", and said he would like an orgy with Girls Aloud.

World This is now the most powerful passport in the world
Author: 0 This is now the most powerful passport in the world

Since early 2017, Singapore has tied for number one position with Germany. It is the first time in the history that an Asian country has aced the highest place in the Passport Index. While Singapore has been rising up the ranks progressively, the United States passport has been sliding down the leaderboard since President Donald Trump took office.

Author: 0 Duterte off to Japan ahead of Asean summit

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday witnessed the turn over of 5,000 units of AK-74M Kalashnikov assault rifles, one million units 1943-type cartridges with steel core bullets; and 5,000 units of steel helmets; and 20 units of Ural-4320 multi-purpose trucks from the Russian government.

World Grambling State University: 2 shot dead on campus
Author: 0 Grambling State University: 2 shot dead on campus

Both men were from Farmerville, one was a student and one was not. Two people were killed in a shooting at the Grambling State University in Louisiana, according to the school. According to Sutton, both were shot. The Associated Press reported detectives were at the scene helping campus police. He said that investigators were hunting a suspect.

World Tiny Montana firm hired to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid
Author: 0 Tiny Montana firm hired to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid

Rebuilding that infrastructure is a huge job, but the biggest contract awarded so far went to a tiny, for-profit company that had only two permanent employees when the storm hit. Department of Energy is baffled by the decision to bring Whitefish Energy onboard. UTIER , the electrical workers' union of Puerto Rico, tweeted its consternation at those rates.

World French president's dog pees in palace meeting
Author: 0 French president's dog pees in palace meeting

Nemo was filmed casually and loudly peeing on an ornate fireplace at the Élysée Palace. "He is doing something quite exceptional", Macron explained. Nemo appeared in Mr Macron's entourage in August, continuing a tradition of French presidents having a "first dog". "You've triggered completely unusual behaviour in my dog", Mr Macron replies.

Author: 0 Anthony Davis injures knee against Portland

Davis slowly ran down court after the mild collision with Lillard but left the game during the Pelicans' ensuing possession.? Davis was at least walking around on his own power. "I'm sure we'll know more tomorrow". Davis, 24, was sidelined for months to recover from a left knee procedure that ended his 2015-16 season. Davis, in his sixth National Basketball Association season, had 27 points and 17 rebounds in New Orleans' 119-112 victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles on Sunday.

World Colts assistant coach Robert Mathis arrested for drunken driving
Author: 0 Colts assistant coach Robert Mathis arrested for drunken driving

Carmel Police say "other factors contributed to the decision to arrest and preliminarily charge Mathis with OWI, including the results of his field sobriety test". "We are in the process of gathering more information and have no further comment at this time". Mathis is now on the Colts coaching staff as a pass rush consultant .

World #CrimeStats: Mbalula doesn't understand the danger of guns - Gun Free SA
Author: 0 #CrimeStats: Mbalula doesn't understand the danger of guns - Gun Free SA

Afriforum said this indicated the current murder rate for 2016/2017 totals is 19 016. The statistics saw an overall drop in crime by 1.8% but saw murder, attempted murder and aggrevated robbery increase. The annual crime statistics painted a different picture. The statistics detail the number of cases reported for various crimes at all the stations across the country.

World French parents name their child 'Jihad' ... get reported to police
Author: 0 French parents name their child 'Jihad' ... get reported to police

But officials immediately alerted the public prosecutor, who is now challenging the name in the family court because of its links to terrorism. Aderrahmane Oumachar co-founder of the Toulouse Centre of Muslim Spirituality told The Local of France Jihad is a "fundamental concept in Islam" which refers to "the effort to achieve good".

World WorkForce West Virginia: September unemployment rate falls to 4.4 percent
Author: 0 WorkForce West Virginia: September unemployment rate falls to 4.4 percent

Jefferson County: The unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.6 percent in September from 5.4 percent in August. An initial claim represents the first stage of filing for unemployment benefits and is therefore most closely related to the number of people who have recently lost their jobs, not the overall level of unemployment.

Author: 0 Iran Sentences Mossad Agent to Death

Amnesty International said on Monday that Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian doctor who studied and taught in Sweden, had been sentenced to death in Iran on espionage charges. The Islamic Republic branded a disaster medicine researcher as a "Mossad agent", giving him just 20 days to appeal the death sentence an Iranian judge handed down .

World NY Children of Color, Immigrants Being Left Behind;
Author: 0 NY Children of Color, Immigrants Being Left Behind; "2017 Race for Results"

On a 1,000-point index of composite educational, health and economic well-being, African-American and Latino children in NY came in at just over 400 while white and Asian and Pacific Islander children were over 700. The report found about 64 percent of black children in Louisiana attend an early childhood education program, roughly the same rate as white children, at 63 percent.

Author: 0 National Party loses copyright battle with Eminem, must pay $600k

New Zealand just keeps on goddamn delivering. During the court case, the National Party's lawyers argued that Lose Yourself was not original enough to be entitled to copyright protection, saying that the song borrowed elements from many different genres.

Author: 0 US Will Resume Admitting Refugees But Impose Stricter Vetting

Officials declined to list the 11 "high-risk" countries which are still blocked and now subject to another 90-day security and intelligence review. The Trump administration also ordered an additional in-depth review of vetting procedures for refugees from 11 countries, a lot of them in the Middle East and Africa, that the administration says pose a higher risk to national security.

World Oakland County residents scramble for water after massive water main break
Author: 0 Oakland County residents scramble for water after massive water main break

A water main break Monday evening has left Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Mich., and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Bloomfield Township, Mich., without water service, according to CBS Detroit . Oakland County residents are concerned about the boil water advisory affecting 12 communities. There are free tankers with clean water stationed at Novi High School and Middle School.

World Dodgers Leave Ex-Tiger Granderson Off World Series Roster
Author: 0 Dodgers Leave Ex-Tiger Granderson Off World Series Roster

Shortstop Corey Seager , who was left off the NLCS roster with a back injury, is expected to be on the World Series roster, per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The Dodgers dropped outfielder Curtis Granderson and catcher Kyle Farmer. Granderson has had his share of ups and downs in previous World Series appearances.

World Nissan unveils fully autonomous electric vehicle concept called IMx
Author: 0 Nissan unveils fully autonomous electric vehicle concept called IMx

When the driver needs to take over, no problem-the steering wheel emerges and all seats return to their original positions. Nissan has promoted vehicle-to-building directional charging for a while. It does not seem to resembles the Terra concept which the vehicle was thought to be based upon and also named after. This is a press release after all...

Author: 0 National Park Service proposes increases in entrance fees

We need to have the vision to look at the future of our parks and take action in order to ensure that our grandkids grandkids will have the same if not better experience than we have today. The all-parks senior pass, for those 62 and older, costs $20 for 12 months or $80 for life. A public comment period on the proposal runs until November 23, 2017 on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC ) website .

World WaPo: DNC, Clinton Campaign Partly Funded Research Behind Trump Dossier
Author: 0 WaPo: DNC, Clinton Campaign Partly Funded Research Behind Trump Dossier

Prior to that date, the firm's research was funded during the Republican primary by an unknown Republican client, according to the report . It's unclear how much the DNC and Clinton's campaign paid toward the research. Christopher Steele , a former British spy, compiled the salacious 35-page dossier on Mr Trump's alleged campaign ties to Russian Federation. Mr.

World Sandy Hook Shooter Hadn't Left Room in 3 Months: Docs
Author: 0 Sandy Hook Shooter Hadn't Left Room in 3 Months: Docs

The 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, . The FBI released more than 1,500 pages of documents Tuesday related to its investigation of Adam Lanza , the man who carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre that killed 20 elementary school children and five adults before turning the gun on himself.

World Afraid of breaking them: George Clooney talks about twins
Author: 0 Afraid of breaking them: George Clooney talks about twins

Actor Matt Damon attends a news conference to promote the film " Suburbicon " at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, Canada, September 10, 2017. As Damon went in to pick up the infants, he skilfully lifted the pink and blue blankets and threw them to the ground revealing his middle finger pointed towards the host.

World Now pay taxes for pets and animals in Punjab
Author: 0 Now pay taxes for pets and animals in Punjab

Before that, as the reports went viral, Shiromani Akali Dal spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema had commented, "It is sad the Congress government is away from ground realities". A code branding or microchip will be installed in the animal, said the Punjab government in its notice. While adding that under this proposal, no new tax is meant to be imposed on pets.

World Missing sex offenders prompt questions
Author: 0 Missing sex offenders prompt questions

A 2015 Supreme Judicial Court ruling requires a standard of "clear and convincing evidence" in classifying convicted sex offenders. The public sex offender registry lets you put in your address and all registered offenders pop up, with photos and their address included.

Author: 0 Fire Breaks Out At Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Bandra Home

According to a source in the know of the incident, the fire broke out around 1 p.m. Aishwarya Rai, who is Wednesday to star Abhishek Bachchan , presently stays in Juhu with her family members consisting of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, and also her little baby girl Aaradhya.

World Police catch armed robber in the act in Largo
Author: 0 Police catch armed robber in the act in Largo

According to police, the suspect, 31-year-old Geoffrey Davis, spent over an hour loading a cart full of merchandise. - A robber was unaware officers were closing in on him while committing his crime, police said. After about an hour, Davis left through the front door with the stolen merchandise. The suspect is described as five-foot-six with a thin build. Police say he was wearing a grey zip-up sweater, dark trousers, a black baseball cap and sunglasses.

World Congressional actuary counsels efforts to make a speech on climate change
Author: 0 Congressional actuary counsels efforts to make a speech on climate change

Costs will also soar-as much as $35 billion per year by mid-century-if global emission rates are not reduced, the study warns. A major new federal report concludes that climate change impacts already cost the federal government and USA taxpayers billions of dollars a year and that the costs will continue to mount.

World Auto Industry Says it Wants US to Stay in NAFTA
Author: 0 Auto Industry Says it Wants US to Stay in NAFTA

Trump wants that percentage changed to 85 percent, along with securing 50 percent of the total for the United States. The National pork Producers Council and other agricultural groups continue to urge the Trump administration not to withdraw from NAFTA, to maintain zero-duty market access for pork exports to Canada and Mexico and to ensure that pork trade is not disrupted.

World Egypt's Sisi arrives in Paris for three-day visit
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi arrives in Paris for three-day visit

Al-Sisi, who is now on a three-day official visit to France, made the assertion at a meeting in Paris with officials from French industrial firm Naval Group. "We are against violence and the rights of Man", he added, reiterating that his security forces " did not torture ". "We're in a different region". The head of HRW in France, Benedicte Jeannerod, called on Macron to end "France's disgraceful policies of indulgence toward el-Sissi's repressive government ".

World Body of 3-year-old Jacksonville boy found following missing child alert
Author: 0 Body of 3-year-old Jacksonville boy found following missing child alert

When asked if the city could face any sort of charges or lawsuit in reference to the boy's death, Curry says now is not the time to speculate, especially as it's still an active Jacksonville Sheriff's Office investigation. The safety and security of visitors to city parks are paramount. "Frankly, we do not know how he got into this water holding tank", said Dingee. Curry said the city is gathering all the facts.

World Bad Rabbit is the latest ransomware now ravishing Russian computer networks
Author: 0 Bad Rabbit is the latest ransomware now ravishing Russian computer networks

So far the Bad Rabbit campaign does not appear to be as widespread as the WannaCry and NotPetya campaigns. A spokeswoman for Odessa airport said a few flights were delayed because workers had to process passenger data manually. A spokesman for the company said: 'What is known at the moment is that Bad Rabbit ransomware has infected several big Russian media outlets, with Interfax news agency and Fontanka.ru among the confirmed victims of the malware .

World Chhath Puja begins, ghats decked up
Author: 0 Chhath Puja begins, ghats decked up

A Rs 20-crore allocation in the AAP government's budget for developing ghats, a helpline set up by the BJP for Chhath Puja committees and the Congress accusing both of "politicising" the festival - politics continued to underscore celebrations for the festival, which will be observed as a public holiday on October 26.

World Slip into the sea to try Europe's first underwater restaurant
Author: 0 Slip into the sea to try Europe's first underwater restaurant

At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe's very first underwater restaurant. "More than an aquarium, the structure will become a part of its marine environment, coming to rest directly on the sea bed five meters below the water's surface" said Snøhetta.

World Twitter to label political ads and create
Author: 0 Twitter to label political ads and create "transparency center"

The new center will also have a dedicated section for electioneering ads - meaning ads that clearly refer to a candidate or a political party connected to that candidate. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), who is co-sponsoring a bill that would subject large Web platforms to some of the same disclosure rules as TV companies, praised the company's move.

World ₹5.35 lakh crore for new road project
Author: 0 ₹5.35 lakh crore for new road project

The Bharatmala project will connect 17 States and include 44 economic corridors that will link border areas, improve global, port and coastal connectivity besides developing highway corridors connecting key economic and commercial hubs.

Author: 0 House Republicans Might Add Millionaire Bracket in Tax Plan

Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), who serves on the Ways and Means Committee that is writing the tax bill. The House's resolution calls for tax cuts that don't add to the deficit. Fiscal hawks skeptical over the size of the budget must recognize that the worst fiscal outcome for the country is a House of Representatives led by Nancy Pelosi and a Democratic majority pushing budget busters like universal health care and universal basic income.

World Republican Sen. Jeff Flake won't run for re-election
Author: 0 Republican Sen. Jeff Flake won't run for re-election

The news of his impending retirement comes on the heels of another announcement from another moderate, Senator Bob Corker . Flake's decision comes amid Trump's feuds with critical GOP senators. U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R) Arizona, hopes to retain his U.S. Senate seat, but republican challenger Kelli Ward, left and U.S. Rep Kyrsten Sinema (D) Arizona, will likely present tough challenges for him.

World Tension as right wing activists chant Shiva chalisa on Taj Mahal premises
Author: 0 Tension as right wing activists chant Shiva chalisa on Taj Mahal premises

BJP MP Vinay Katiyar while extending his support to the youths said that they had not done anything wrong. Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz in 1631. Before that, the iconic tourist attraction in UP's Agra found itself missing from the official tourism booklet released by the state's tourism ministry.

World Protester throws Russian flags at Trump as he enters GOP lunch
Author: 0 Protester throws Russian flags at Trump as he enters GOP lunch

Ryan Clayton of Americans Take Action is corralled by police after he threw Russian flags at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump as they arrived for the Republican Senate Policy Luncheon at the Capitol. Trump and McConnell must be walking to the majority leader's office, which is around the corner. The flags were emblazoned with Trump's name in an apparent dig at the President's alleged ties with Russian Federation, which are under numerous investigations.

Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes Security Council resolution on extension of Syria joint investigative mechanism

The current investigation, conducted by the United Nations in conjunction with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), is set to expire in November, and Russian Federation exercised its vote on the U.N. "What is taking place today is not very pleasant", said Nebenzia. Council in 2015 and renewed in 2016 for another year. "We did not close the JIM".