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World 60000 protesters disrupt Poland independence day events
Author: 0 60000 protesters disrupt Poland independence day events

While Police estimate that from the 60,000 to 100,000 people who partook in the rallies, about 30 percent were considered to be far-right. Phrases such as "pure Poland, white Poland" were shouted during the march. Organizers kept the two groups apart to prevent violence. Around 60,000 people marched in Warsaw on Independence Day, some chanting anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-gay slogans.

World United Nations urges humane approach to Manus Island crisis
Author: 0 United Nations urges humane approach to Manus Island crisis

It says boat arrivals will never enter Australia, even if they are found to be refugees, as this would encourage people smugglers in Asia. The accommodation they have been told to move to remains unfinished and uninhabitable, independent observers say.

World Xi, Duterte meet on strengthening China-Philippines ties
Author: 0 Xi, Duterte meet on strengthening China-Philippines ties

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China Sea, where five countries contest China's sweeping claims to the busy waterway. China's Xinhua news agency said China and Vietnam had agreed to properly handle maritime issues and strive to maintain peace and stability. The ministry had been condemning Trump's visit to South Korea, accusing the USA president of "reckless remarks" and warmongering on his trip to the peninsula.

World UK Foreign Secretary Speaks To Husband Of British Woman Jailed In Iran
Author: 0 UK Foreign Secretary Speaks To Husband Of British Woman Jailed In Iran

About 20 minutes later, Environment Secretary Michael Gove was asked in a BBC interview what the Briton was doing in Iran and replied: "I don't know". "We make a big mistake if we think the right thing to do is to blame politicians in a democracy who are trying to do the right thing for the plight of a woman who is being imprisoned by a regime that is a serial abuser of human rights", he said.

World 7.2 magnitude natural disaster rocks northern Iraq
Author: 0 7.2 magnitude natural disaster rocks northern Iraq

It initially said the quake, centred 103 kms southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, was of a magnitude 7.2, before revising it to 7.3. However on the USGS website it showed its magnitude as 7.2 and status as "reviewed". Areas affected by the tremor included Erbil, Duhok and Halabja. Some Israelis, especially those living on high floors, from Haifa in north to Beersheba and Ofakim in the south and along the coast, including Tel Aviv, reported feeling the tremor.

World Family mourns death of 8-yo drag racer
Author: 0 Family mourns death of 8-yo drag racer

The impact of the crash was so great, paramedics on scene had to revive the young girl before rushing her to Rockingham Hospital, 7 News reports. A photo taken just minutes before Anita attempted a trial run showed how happy the sport made the eight-year-old.

World Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC
Author: 0 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in NYC

The tree was cut down Thursday and transported by truck right into midtown Manhattan, where a giant crane placed it next to the Rockefeller Center ice rink. The tree weighs between 12 and 13 tons. A large spike was driven through the trunk to help keep it in place in the plaza. Now for a few days, workers will decorate the tree, Christmas garlands, consisting of 50 thousand colored lights.

World 3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident
Author: 0 3 killed, 20 missing in Andhra boat accident

Home minister N Chinna Rajappa said the boat was operating without permissions. The boat is said to have hit a sand dune as the driver was not familiar with the topography of the river. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has expressed shock over the accident and directed Director General Police Sambasiva Rao to rush to the scene and supervise rescue operations.

World Turkey detains 101 suspected IS militants in Ankara
Author: 0 Turkey detains 101 suspected IS militants in Ankara

The arrests were made in several districts of Istanbul. The counter terror operation was carried out by the Ankara Public Prosecutor's office with 1,500 policemen, and detention warrants for 245 suspects were issued, according to the local media.

Author: 0 Stevens Capital Management LP Reduces Holdings in ArcelorMittal (MT)

ArcelorMittal should gain from its efforts to reduce debt. "The implementation of our strategic plan Action 2020 remains a clear priority and we are making good progress in this regard". The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/11/dimensional-fund-advisors-lp-lowers-stake-in-arcelormittal-mt.html.

World Marquez and Dovizioso go for MotoGP title in final race
Author: 0 Marquez and Dovizioso go for MotoGP title in final race

However, Dovizioso said he was happy for Lorenzo to lead him during the race, and said he wouldn't have been fast enough to catch the leaders even if the Spaniard had moved over. Andrea Dovizioso, the only rider who can challenge Marquez for the championship, will start Sunday's race from ninth place. "For tomorrow we are good, we are in pole position, good rhythm and this is the most important thing".

World China's Xi calls on South Korea to resume dialogue with North
Author: 0 China's Xi calls on South Korea to resume dialogue with North

China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November 10, 2017. They first met in Berlin in July before they headed to Hamburg for the Group of 20 summit in the German city. On people-to-people exchanges, Indonesia and South Korea agreed to intensify cooperation and promote bilateral tourism by facilitating more direct flights and simplifying visa procedures for Indonesian tourists.

World Sen. Bill Cassidy withdraws support for Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Sen. Bill Cassidy withdraws support for Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

She accused the media of "fabricating" the story and said she would only back away from Moore "when they have proof". In Alabama, many Republican leaders have couched any concern about the allegations with "if it's true". Kasich said on "This Week" that although Moore has the right to defend himself against the allegations, he should withdraw from the Senate race. So what is the Republican Party going to do about its Roy Moore problem? The Senate's GOP leader said if the report is ...

World At least 20 children injured in stairwell collapse in San Diego
Author: 0 At least 20 children injured in stairwell collapse in San Diego

The collapse sent the place into chaos with parents trying to find their children and pulling off chairs that had fallen on people. The children suffered mostly minor injuries while at least were taken to hospitals with serious spinal injuries, San Diego fire officials said.

World Volunteer firefighter struck and killed by another volunteer firefighter
Author: 0 Volunteer firefighter struck and killed by another volunteer firefighter

Philip Hensley told the Star . Colby Blake, 26, with Cannelburg Fire Department, also arrived at the scene after the initial response, striking the back of a truck, officials said. Police say Murphy suffered numerous injuries after being struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Daviess County Coroner Dr. Stephen Cullen.

World Chitrakoot bypoll: Congress retains power, defeats BJP by over 14000 votes
Author: 0 Chitrakoot bypoll: Congress retains power, defeats BJP by over 14000 votes

The bypoll had to be held following the death of Congress MLA Prem Singh. But Mr Tripathi was beaten by a margin of 14,333 votes by Congress candidate Neelandhu Chaturvedi. Accepting the party's defeat before the results were declared, senior BJP leader and MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan , posted on Twitter, "Chitrakoot upchunav me janata ke nirnay ko shirodharya karta hun".

World Kerala: RSS worker allegedly murdered in Thrissur
Author: 0 Kerala: RSS worker allegedly murdered in Thrissur

Twenty one year old Fasil was hacked to death by a group of men at Kiyare Junction at Bhrahmakulam, near Guruvayur in November 2013. Though Anand was admitted to a private hospital in Chavakkad, his life could not be saved. Many senior BJP leaders including its national president Amit Shad took part in the march. The BJP recently organised a state-wide rally under Rajasekharan titled Janaraksha Yatra, against "jihadi and Leftist terror".

World Clouds And A Few Showers Through Sunday
Author: 0 Clouds And A Few Showers Through Sunday

Overnight lows fall to the lower to middle 30s. The window for any light rain and snow is fairly limited to the hours either side of sunrise Monday, as any showers are expected to be light and scattered and the cold air is marginal. Our afternoon high was 82 degrees. Our next front arrives Wednesday bringing widespread rain to central Indiana. As the day goes on temperatures will reach the mid-40s and a few showers could move into the Valley overnight.

World Donald Trump praises Modi at APEC Summit
Author: 0 Donald Trump praises Modi at APEC Summit

Speaking at a gathering of CEOs on the sidelines of the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam, Trump termed India as one of the countries in the Indo-Pacific region making strides. Trump is also scheduled to attend the East Asia Summit, where he is expected to meet Modi. Trump's tone in Vietnam was strikingly different from the day before in Beijing, where the U.S.

Author: 0 PM Modi's Philippines visit to focus on terrorism, poverty alleviation: Indian envoy

President Widod and First Lady Iriana along with the entourage were greeted with "marching band" and typical Filipino dances. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to hold talks with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte . Indian Ambassador to Philippines Jaideep Mazumdar on Sunday said that several bilateral issues, including terrorism, and poverty alleviation, would be discussed and various agreements would be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here.

World IT freezes 100 bank accounts linked to Sasikala kin
Author: 0 IT freezes 100 bank accounts linked to Sasikala kin

Sasikala , jailed for corruption, was a confidante of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and lived with her for decades. The search operation is still on. According to him, the nature of this search operation "is different" and it is not just searching the premises and seizing unaccounted cash. Apart from the cash and metals, I-T department also recovered documents related to twenty shell companies and 40 properties.

World Cross Country Breaks More Records at NCAA Regionals
Author: 0 Cross Country Breaks More Records at NCAA Regionals

Hassan Abdi led the way, finishing second overall. "We were always on the outside kind of looking in for that", VanAlstyne said. Junior Katherine Receveur celebrates as she crosses the finish line at the Big Ten Cross-Country Championships on October 29 at the IU Championship Cross Country Course.

World Andrew Luck reportedly in Europe seeking treatment on shoulder
Author: 0 Andrew Luck reportedly in Europe seeking treatment on shoulder

Luck practiced October 4 for the first of two times since December. Then he practiced two more times before he was shut down and given a cortisone shot to see if the soreness would subside. He played through it during the 2016 season but has not taken the field this year. Luck threw for 4,240 yards and 31 touchdowns last season, completing a career-best 63.5% of his passes.

World Makron: the United States of America is pushing Iran to develop nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Makron: the United States of America is pushing Iran to develop nuclear weapons

Security Council resolutions. "We have told French officials repeatedly that the nuclear deal is not negotiable and other issues will not be allowed to be added to it", Qassemi said, according to a statement on the ministry's website. Tehran expects Paris to remain "realistic, fair and farsighted" when it comes to the sensitive developments in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf regions , Qassemi underlined.

World No. 17 Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech: 3 keys for the Hokies
Author: 0 No. 17 Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech: 3 keys for the Hokies

Two went for Georgia Tech touchdowns - an 80-yarder to Ricky Jeune and a 60-yarder to Brad Stewart - and the other was a pick-six for Virginia Tech . "We've got press coverage with our best guys". Making first downs and driving the football were hard. The score set off a huge celebration on the Georgia Tech sidelines, with most of the players surrounding the popular player and offering their congratulations.

World Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14
Author: 0 Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

The US 7th Fleet did not mention where in the western Pacific the three aircraft carriers would be conducting their exercises. A Japanese destroyer, the Inazuma , will join the armada, two Japanese government officials said, following a separate three-day exercise with the Reagan and two Indian warships in the Sea of Japan that ended Monday.

World Pacific Trade Deal Goes Forward Without United States
Author: 0 Pacific Trade Deal Goes Forward Without United States

Abe made the comments Friday after meeting with his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, in Danang, Vietnam, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. "This is already a very, very fast process considering how complicated the agreement is and the fundamental change with the US withdrawing makes to the geometry of that agreement".

World Convicted Rapist on the Loose in Oneida County
Author: 0 Convicted Rapist on the Loose in Oneida County

He was last seen Wednesday around 3pm in Rome, New York. The state department of corrections has announced the arrest of Ronald Cook, 66, a paroled rapist they say cut off his Global Positioning System ankle monitor on November 8th. He is 5-foot, 9-inches tall and weighs about 240 pounds. Cook, a level three sex offender, was convicted of first-degree rape in 1999 for raping a 24-year-old woman near Binghamton, according to the state Department of Criminal Justice Services.

World Veterans Day parade, ceremony honor those who serve
Author: 0 Veterans Day parade, ceremony honor those who serve

They did whatever they could for us, and we'll do what we can for them to honor the ones who are still in the Army, to the ones who were, and the one's that unfortunately lost their lives. "That we're always gonna have their backs no matter what". "We appreciate that", he said. "The veterans protect our freedom and our country". "It was a well-attended event", Flores said, adding more than 1,000 people were entered in the parade.

World Not so happy meal: Dispute over McNuggets turns violent in Indianapolis
Author: 0 Not so happy meal: Dispute over McNuggets turns violent in Indianapolis

It was not the response the women wanted to hear and they quickly lost their temper. The scuffle continued for more than a minute until the women climbed back out and into their auto and fled the scene. Monique McNeely said she got a big wake-up call early Friday morning after witnessing the fight at the McDonald's near downtown Indianapolis . "I knew this was going to be an important video", she said.

World Chung beats Rublev to become first Next Gen champion
Author: 0 Chung beats Rublev to become first Next Gen champion

The 19-year-old Russian, who reached the final of the first edition of the tournament said (after reaching the semi-final on Friday), 'When they put some rules that doesn't change game of tennis , it's okay. Wednesday: Borna Coric (Cro) bt Medvedev 4-3 (5), 2-4, 4-1, 4-2; Karen Khachanov (Rus) bt Donaldson 4-1, 4-3 (3), 4-2. In the second Group A match, Shapovalov beat Quinzi 4-1, 4-1, 3-4 (5/7), 4-3 (7/5).

World Dazzling Northern Lights display illuminates Finnish skies
Author: 0 Dazzling Northern Lights display illuminates Finnish skies

A spectacular multicoloured display of the Northern Lights danced across the sky over Finland this week. Skywatchers across Scotland could be set for another chance to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights tonight. Mr Holley added: "For a chance to see it you will need a clear view of the northern horizon, away from light pollution so away from any towns". Unfortunately, The Met Office has warned that thick cloud could obstruct the view for millions of Brits.

World Pradyuman murder: Haryana Min finds arrest of student unbelievable
Author: 0 Pradyuman murder: Haryana Min finds arrest of student unbelievable

The Class XI student's arrest was made by the CBI rejecting Gurgaon police's theory that the killing was the handiwork of school bus conductor Ashok Kumar. The CBI has denied the allegations. He was later in the day presented before the Juvenile Justice Board which ordered that he should be sent to Faridabad Observation Home till the next hearing.

World Mumbai cop tows auto with sick woman breastfeeding infant
Author: 0 Mumbai cop tows auto with sick woman breastfeeding infant

She begged and pleaded to stop the towing with the towing officer - a traffic policeman believed to be named Shashank Rane , who was not wearing his name badge while on duty, which is also against the rules of the Maharashtra Police. In Response Mumbai i Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Amitesh Kumar ordered an urgent investigation by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, who was identified as Shashank Rane by the person who shot the video, had been suspended pending an inquiry ...

World Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'
Author: 0 Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'

The civil defence team, in cooperation with the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)'s security and safety team, has successfully extinguished the oil pipeline fire which broke out on the evening of Friday near the village of Buri. He reaffirmed that the Ministry of Interior's top priority is the safety and security of all citizens, and it will spare no effort to maintain public safety.

World Green Beret Killed in Niger May Have Been Executed
Author: 0 Green Beret Killed in Niger May Have Been Executed

Sgt. La David Johnson, the dead USA soldier whose wife Donald Trump disrespected during a condolence phone call, was found with his arms bound after being killed in a Niger ambush in October. Donald Trump disappointed the masses as the president reportedly told Mrs. Johnson that the Sgt. After she noted that the President was callous, saying her husband "knew what he signed up for".

World Trump applauds Indian democracy, PM Modi
Author: 0 Trump applauds Indian democracy, PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi , today met the Indian Team that participated in the recently concluded Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup. Trump noted that countries outside of APEC were making great strides in this new chapter for the Indo-Pacific. In August, when both the leaders had met in Washington during PM Modi's U.S.

World Farooq Abdullah says independent Kashmir not an option
Author: 0 Farooq Abdullah says independent Kashmir not an option

Meanwhile, Union Minister Jitendra Singh, while replying to a question on separatists in the Valley seeking Pakistan's involvement in any dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue said, the decision to hold talks with the neighbouring country was the prerogative of the external affairs and home ministries.

World NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan
Author: 0 NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan

The Prince of Wales joined the millions in the city dealing with the pollution as he wound down his tour of the Commonwealth, with smog visible in pictures of his time in New Delhi . Since last week, the northern part of the Indian sub-continent has been reeling from poor air quality exacerbated by falling temperatures and by the burning of crop stubble in the paddy fields of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

World Tillerson: US Has 2-3 Channels with N. Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson: US Has 2-3 Channels with N. Korea

North Korea has to tell the USA they will stop testing missiles for 60 days, and then the United States will engage in direct talks. According to Bloomberg, the secretary said he didn't want to overinterpret the gap of almost two months since North Korea's last missile launch.

Author: 0 West Indies commits to T20 series in Pakistan in March

Cricket West Indies had earlier committed to play a series in the eventful country. The series was initially slated to be held in November but had to be cancelled due to "unforeseen circumstances". So I am hopeful that this ends the whole speculation around cricket in Pakistan. "And this will continue for five years", he said. He also made it clear that this bilateral arrangement between the two boards was outside of the official future tours program of the International Cricket Council ...

World Trump, Putin issue joint statement on fighting ISIS in Syria
Author: 0 Trump, Putin issue joint statement on fighting ISIS in Syria

President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday he's done confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin over his country's election meddling since it's insulting to the Russian leader. " There is not and can not be any confirmation that our media was meddling", he said, adding that the money RT spent on ads was miniscule compared with the whole cost of the campaign.

World Drone from Syria approaches Israel, intercepted by missile
Author: 0 Drone from Syria approaches Israel, intercepted by missile

He noted that initially, too, was confident in the Russian origins of the UAV, but after a special examination of all fell into place. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman responded on Twitter immediately after the incident, writing, "The State of Israel views with great severity any violation of sovereignty and will respond with force to any provocation".

World Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last town in Daesh control
Author: 0 Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last town in Daesh control

Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, says he doesn't have such a report on al-Baghdadi's whereabouts. Two infantry divisions and Sunni tribal forces are participating in the offensive to recapture Rawa, a small town on the bank of the Euphrates, and its surrounding areas along the border with Syria.

World Odd-even scheme to be back? NGT to decide today
Author: 0 Odd-even scheme to be back? NGT to decide today

Another cab service provider Uber on Thursday said it would not levy dynamic or surge pricing during the odd-even scheme . The NGT has directed the Delhi government to provide proof that vehicular traffic is responsible for the severe pollution in Delhi .

World Syria Deal In The Works Ahead Of Likely Trump-Putin Meeting
Author: 0 Syria Deal In The Works Ahead Of Likely Trump-Putin Meeting

The Kremlin released a statement Saturday that stated that the leaders met during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in Denang and reached agreement on a number of principles for the future of the civil war-torn country now that the Islamic State group has largely been pushed out.

World Won't allow 'Gabbar Singh Tax', says Rahul
Author: 0 Won't allow 'Gabbar Singh Tax', says Rahul

India does not requires five different taxes. "The home district of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also the epicentre of the Patidar quota agitation -Mehsana- has become the testing ground for the BJP and the Congress, vying for power in the two-phase Gujarat Assembly polls scheduled next month".