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World Bill Gates meets Yogi Adityanath, discuss sanitation, investment in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Bill Gates meets Yogi Adityanath, discuss sanitation, investment in Uttar Pradesh

He said that half of India's population suffers malnutrition and small farmers and women are malnourished and trapped in subsistence farming. After arriving in a chartered aircraft at 3 pm, he will attend as chief guest the valedictory of the three-day AP AgTech Summit being organised jointly by Andhra Pradesh , the Confederation of Indian Industry and Dalberg, a strategy and policy advisory body.

World Florida Democratic Party Leader Resigns After Allegations of Workplace Harassment
Author: 0 Florida Democratic Party Leader Resigns After Allegations of Workplace Harassment

The accusations emerged in the wake of the allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, prompting women around the world to speak out about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. None of the women in the publication's report Thursday indicated that Bittel touched or threatened them, but his behavior led some staffers to quit their jobs within the party.

World Israel official interviewed in Saudi newspaper: Iran is a common threat
Author: 0 Israel official interviewed in Saudi newspaper: Iran is a common threat

In addition, the aggressive and inconsistent policies that the U.S.is resorting to for the protection of its economic interests are intensifying uncertainty. For example, last weekend, a missile supplied by Iran was launched towards Riyadh. The path to fight Iran's expansionism does not need to involve punishing the Muslim Brotherhood, one of the crucial components of the Sunni's line of resistance.

World First Ever Mass Adoption In Lafayette For Adoption Awareness Month
Author: 0 First Ever Mass Adoption In Lafayette For Adoption Awareness Month

Cameron Lights Althouse is now officially a part of the Althouse family. Early on, I had the opportunity to meet with a well-respected executive director of a very successful foster and adoption agency that proudly touted the fact that the LGBT community made up the largest percentage of their adoptive family client base.

World DOD: Sex assaults reported to NC military bases jump
Author: 0 DOD: Sex assaults reported to NC military bases jump

The flexibility in reporting allegations was made to encourage victims to come forward and "to increase reporting of sexual assault and decrease the occurrence of the crime through prevention", Galbreath said. While the Pentagon has previously released aggregate totals of reported sexual assaults in the military, breakdowns of reports at specific bases had been withheld.

World Trump names five more Supreme Court contenders
Author: 0 Trump names five more Supreme Court contenders

Another woman is among the five. Kavanaugh filed a dissent last month in a high-profile ruling that allowed an undocumented teenager in Texas to get an abortion. She added, "President Trump set a high standard with Justice Neil Gorsuch and continues to impress with his excellent list of nominees for future vacancies".

World Hariri Accepts French Invitation for Paris Visit Before Returning to Lebanon
Author: 0 Hariri Accepts French Invitation for Paris Visit Before Returning to Lebanon

Hezbollah's leader in the country, Hassan Nasrallah, has stated that Hariri is "detained" in Saudi and that the circumstances surrounding the resignation is "illegal". After Mr Hariri's visit to France, he would have "a small Arab tour" before travelling to Beirut, said Okab Saqr, a member of parliament for Future Movement.

World Hamilton Heights fire engulfs roof of apartment building
Author: 0 Hamilton Heights fire engulfs roof of apartment building

This image -obtained from social media - shows a view of the fire in Hamilton Heights apartment building, Manhattan, US, November 18, 2017. As firefighters battled the blaze, thick black smoke was being replaced by grayer smoke and bright red flames appeared to die down.

World White House Celebrates Donald Trump For Not Acknowledging Sexual Assault Claims
Author: 0 White House Celebrates Donald Trump For Not Acknowledging Sexual Assault Claims

Trump has previously called the allegations by his accusers "pure fiction", and said the now infamous 2005 tape of him boasting about how he grabs women's genitals "fake" and "made-up stuff". "This is something that is being discussed pretty widely", she said. "It should be looked at widespread - not just in the political sphere, but in the business atmosphere and across the board in this country", Sanders said.

World Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal
Author: 0 Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over The Monica Lewinsky Scandal

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski, known for her progressive views, called former President Bill Clinton a "predator" Friday morning. Gillibrand, who succeeded Hillary Clinton as New York's junior senator in 2009, told The New York Times on Thursday that under the circumstances, Clinton should have left office after his inappropriate relationship with the intern was uncovered in 1998.

World Facebook subtly neither confirms nor denies Russian meddling during Brexit
Author: 0 Facebook subtly neither confirms nor denies Russian meddling during Brexit

On Monday, BuzzFeed News reported about the possibility of Russian-backed ads influencing the June 2016 vote for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union, also known as Brexit. They dropped off to near-zero nearly immediately after the referendum. BuzzFeed News understands Collins is preparing to take the committee's inquiry to the United States early next year for hearings with the tech giants.

World 'Enormous parasites' found in N Korean defector's body
Author: 0 'Enormous parasites' found in N Korean defector's body

The soldier's condition was "not surprising at all considering the north's hygiene and parasite problems", he said. The soldier was shot by his comrades Monday as he crossed the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. South Korean soldiers did not fire back at the North Koreans. A never-before-seen parasite has been found inside the stomach of a defector who was shot at least five times while escaping North Korea recently.

World Short Term Outlook For Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)
Author: 0 Short Term Outlook For Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Anand Parekh increased its stake in Sage Therapeutics Inc (SAGE) by 12.6% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Foundation Advisors holds 194,139 shares. 1,700 shares were bought by BURGHER CEDRIC W . Therefore 88% are positive. Narwhal owns 0.64% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) for 40,920 shares.

World Russian Federation lists media of possible
Author: 0 Russian Federation lists media of possible "foreign agent" status

Joanna Levison, director of media and public affairs at RFE/RL, said Wednesday it had received the ministry's letters that said "we may be subject to restrictions under the "foreign agent" law". "The measure stipulated by the federal law is retaliation against foreign media of the states that have special restrictions for activities exercised by Russian mass media", the report says.

World Rain, Strong Wind Gusts Likely for Part of the Weekend
Author: 0 Rain, Strong Wind Gusts Likely for Part of the Weekend

Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 28. Winds were anticipated to blow at 20 to 30 miles per hour in the morning, increasing slightly in the afternoon with gusts near 50 miles per hour. Monday is forecast to be mostly sunny with temperatures around freezing. Low around 35. Southeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

World Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC) Ownership Increased by Geode Capital Management, LLC
Author: 0 Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC) Ownership Increased by Geode Capital Management, LLC

It has underperformed by 91.75% the S&P500. We have $50.67 PT which if reached, will make NYSE: APC worth $1.57B more. Nine analysts rating the company a strong buy, nineteen analysts rating the company a buy, seven analysts rating the company a hold, one analyst rating the company a underperform, and finally zero analysts rating the company a sell with a 12-month price target of $64.50.

World Ohio Dems Condemn Gov. Candidate for Boasting of Sexual Escapades
Author: 0 Ohio Dems Condemn Gov. Candidate for Boasting of Sexual Escapades

O'Neill, who is also running as a Democratic candidate for governor, has been a member of the Ohio Supreme Court since 2013. Al Franken of sexual harassment Thursday. "Just a awful post by Justice O'Neill". According to Cleveland.com , Justice Bill O'Neill, claimed that he has been "sexually intimate with approximately 50 very attractive females", over the past fifty years in the belief that he is standing up for men with his bold claim.

World Man Charged With Concealing Homicide Of Bartender Kaitlyn Kearns
Author: 0 Man Charged With Concealing Homicide Of Bartender Kaitlyn Kearns

Boshears' attorney could not immediately be reached for comment and the Will County State's Attorney's office said additional charges could still be filed in the case. Authorities have not yet said when or where they believe Kearns was killed. Detectives say they believe she was the intended target and there is no threat to the community.

World Ohio State University suspends most of its fraternities
Author: 0 Ohio State University suspends most of its fraternities

The public university in Columbus, which has more than 45,000 undergraduate students , said in a statement sent to campus organizations on Thursday that 11 of its 37 Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapters have been the subject of such investigations this semester alone.

World Argentine navy loses contact with submarine carrying 44
Author: 0 Argentine navy loses contact with submarine carrying 44

Argentina's navy says it has launched an air and sea operation to restore contact with a submarine off the country's southern coast. Argentina Navy submarine ARA SAN JUAN disappeared in waters of Puerto Madryn, northern Patagonia, Argentina, contact with submarine manned with 40 crew lost since Nov 15.

World Navy Aircraft Crew Drew 'Unacceptable' Obscene Images In Skywriting
Author: 0 Navy Aircraft Crew Drew 'Unacceptable' Obscene Images In Skywriting

On Thursday night at The Club Sports Bar and Grill in Okanogan, a central Washington town of just 2,550 residents, locals shared a few laughs about the image they'd seen in the clouds. If you've been watching American Vandal on Netflix, you'll know that the entire show revolves around one single question, who drew the dicks? A mother in Okanogan County complained about the scandalous sky scribble to the TV station saying she was upset she might have to explain to her young children what the ...

World Discussion on church shootings at Tennessee church leads to 2 accidentally shot
Author: 0 Discussion on church shootings at Tennessee church leads to 2 accidentally shot

Churches across the state and nation have been meeting with law enforcement and reviewing their security since 26 people were killed in the November 5 shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. He then pulled the trigger, forgetting he re-chambered the weapon. That bullet went through the woman's left side of her abdomen and came out of the right side of her abdomen, after which it struck her inside right forearm, came out of her forearm, struck the wall, ricocheted and ...

World Police officer, militant of Zakir Musa group killed in Srinagar encounter
Author: 0 Police officer, militant of Zakir Musa group killed in Srinagar encounter

Imran Tak, was killed after three militants travelling in a vehicle opened fire on a police team at the Zakura crossing on Srinagar-Ganderbal road. It said that the SI, identified as Imran Ahmad, lost his life. Police said the checkpost had been set up after specific inputs about the movement of militants in the area. The place where the incident took place is 11 km from Srinagar's city centre Lal Chowk.

World Caesars buying central IN casinos, horse tracks for $1.7 billion
Author: 0 Caesars buying central IN casinos, horse tracks for $1.7 billion

The newly-announced deal would add to Nevada-based Caesars Entertainment's portfolio in Indiana, where the company already owns two of the USA state's 13 casinos - the Horseshoe Hammond and the Horseshoe Southern Indiana. Centaur Gaming says its properties, which also include three off track betting locations in Indianapolis, New Haven and Clarksville, will be added to Caesars' "worldwide portfolio of gaming operations".

World Former president George HW Bush accused of groping woman while in office
Author: 0 Former president George HW Bush accused of groping woman while in office

Jim McGrath , Bush's spokesman, declined to comment. Another actress, Jordana Grolnick , described a 2016 incident in which she said she was groped by Bush. Shook said that under Texas law, touching someone's buttocks over the person's clothing would most likely be grounds for a misdemeanor assault charge, with only a $500 fine and no jail time.

World European Union leaders agreed 'good progress' made in Brexit talks: Britain's May
Author: 0 European Union leaders agreed 'good progress' made in Brexit talks: Britain's May

He made the remarks arriving for an European Union social summit in Gothenburg, Sweden, at which the British prime minister is once again expected to press her counterparts to free up progress in the deadlocked negotiations. Ahead of his talks with Mrs May, Mr Varadkar said: "It's 18 months since the referendum, it's 10 years since people who wanted a referendum started agitating for one".

World Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal
Author: 0 Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal

Philippe Reines , left, is not happy with Sen. Gillibrand's remarks are particularly noteworthy considering she was a big supporter of Hillary Clinton's recent presidential campaign. The criticism is striking considering Gillibrand filled Clinton's New York Senate seat after she was appointed as secretary of state under the Obama administration, and the two have been close ever since.

World Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch sector
Author: 0 Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch sector

The firing claimed the lives of a woman of Truthi village and a man of Nezapir and left five others injured, it said. Foreign Office urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement, investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations, instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC and the Working Boundary.

World Helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire manor house
Author: 0 Helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire manor house

Bucks and MK Fire service said: 'Firefighters now assisting other emergency services at scene of air accident near Waddesdon. Thames Valley Police are co-ordinating the response to the crash. A spokesman for Bucks Fire and Rescue Service said: "There are 30 fire service staff there from all counties, working alongside police, ambulance and the AAIB".

World Erdogan and Ataturk depicted as enemies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise
Author: 0 Erdogan and Ataturk depicted as enemies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise

The main opposition party has urged the government to give a strong response to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for using the name of Turkey's president and a picture of Turkish Republic's founder on its " enemy chart " during a drill. Western allies have been particularly troubled by a deal for Ankara to purchase an S-400 air defence system from Russian Federation. He said the incident was the result of an "individual's actions" and didn't reflect the views of the alliance.

World Two Israelis Wounded in West Bank Car-ramming Attack
Author: 0 Two Israelis Wounded in West Bank Car-ramming Attack

The assailant then proceeded to the Efrat junction, where he ran over a 35-year-old man, who suffered a serious head injury and was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem. An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a Palestinian assailant committed a auto ramming attack near the Efrat junction south of Bethlehem, lightly injuring one Israeli citizen.

World Trump to continue to look for ways to work with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump to continue to look for ways to work with Russian Federation

It's also buttressed by information that came out after January, including Russia's aggressive use of US social media platforms and more evidence of its close ties to many Trump campaign officials. Earlier, trump said that Vladimir Putin is offended because of the U.S. charges of Russian interference in the elections of the President of the United States.

World Gatchalian welcomes start of ASEAN-China COC talks
Author: 0 Gatchalian welcomes start of ASEAN-China COC talks

Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. "How will enforcement be managed?" asked Poling, adding Beijing's message is that it will talk about the code of conduct as long as ASEAN wants but it has "no intention of signing a robust and enforceable agreement".

World Iraqi Army Begins Operation to Free Last ISIS Stronghold
Author: 0 Iraqi Army Begins Operation to Free Last ISIS Stronghold

The town is located on Iraq's western border with Syria in the Euphrates valley, said to be the last outpost of the Islamic State group in Iraq. Ground forces advanced in three directions, supported by the US-led coalition's aircraft. Rawa borders Syria, whose army declared victory over the militants on November 9, after seizing the last substantial town on the border with Iraq. Syrian government forces, backed by Russian troops and Iranian-backed militias, originally pushed IS out of ...

World UN Security Council rejects 2 rival resolutions on Syria
Author: 0 UN Security Council rejects 2 rival resolutions on Syria

The Security Council vote became another flash point in the deteriorating US-Russia relationship, as representatives from Washington and Moscow each blamed the other for causing the investigatory panel to die. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said Russian Federation has failed in its duties as a permanent Security Council member, a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention, and as someone who claims to support peace in Syria.

World At least 20 injured in massive fire at senior living community
Author: 0 At least 20 injured in massive fire at senior living community

Chester County emergency officials say at least 20 people have been taken to area hospitals for treatment. Images from Chopper 3 show dozens of people outside of the property before they were transported to shelters around the area. According to its website , Barclay Friends offers various levels of care including memory care, skilled nursing and post-acute rehab. There has been no immediate word on any injuries that might been caused due to the fire.

World Venezuela's Bond-Payment Delays Trigger 'Credit Event'
Author: 0 Venezuela's Bond-Payment Delays Trigger 'Credit Event'

The Chinese foreign ministry on Tuesday said it believed the "Venezuelan government and people have the ability to handle the debt issue of their country", adding that financial cooperation was "proceeding smoothly". Venezuelan officials blame payment delays on USA sanctions, which have made banks warier of dealing with funds from Caracas, thus clogging transfers.

World Statement by African Union on Zimbabwe Political Situation
Author: 0 Statement by African Union on Zimbabwe Political Situation

President Jacob Zuma, on behalf of SADC, has noted with great concern the unfolding political situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. Zuma said various trade and other agreements between SA and Zimbabwe would remain in place regardless of the outcome of the Zimbabwe negotiations.

World Tillerson says United States may consider sanctions on Myanmar citizens
Author: 0 Tillerson says United States may consider sanctions on Myanmar citizens

Most of those who fled were children . It is widely believed among the Buddhist-majority population that Rohingya are "illegal immigrants" from Bangladesh, despite having resided in Burma for hundreds of years. "The Burmese authorities have once again shown that they can't and won't credibly investigate themselves". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held private talks with Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the margins of the East Asia Summit in Manila.

World Kerala: Allies CPI, CPM fight for credit after Thomas Chandy resignation
Author: 0 Kerala: Allies CPI, CPM fight for credit after Thomas Chandy resignation

The Communist Party of India, or CPI, the second biggest party in the alliance, was unhappy with alliance leader Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPM for delaying Chandy's resignation. This is not viable in coalition politics and the party should introspect, Balakrishnan said. "The LDF meeting on November 12 had asked the Chief Minister to decide on Mr.

World Chinese premier calls on China, Philippines to open new chapter for cooperation
Author: 0 Chinese premier calls on China, Philippines to open new chapter for cooperation

China also granted over $22 million to Manila to rebuild the city of Marawi, the site of five months of brutal fighting between the Philippine military and Daesh-affiliated militants. Duterte and Li also witnessed the signing of the the Republic of the Philippines 2017 Renminbi Bond Issuance Underwriting Agreement. The same poll marked a significant decline in the opinion that Manila should be tough on China in territorial disputes and an uptick in those who support a strong economic ...

World Mueller Subpoenaed Trump Campaign Documents
Author: 0 Mueller Subpoenaed Trump Campaign Documents

However, Mueller's subpoena did not compel any officials to testify before a grand jury, the report noted. The campaign is responding to the order on an "ongoing" basis, the source reportedly told the outlet. Previous Mueller subpoenas have been served to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Kushner had apparently also failed to turn over a document that regarded "a Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite".

World Richardson police arrests mother of 3-year-old found dead
Author: 0 Richardson police arrests mother of 3-year-old found dead

Sini Mathews may face different or additional charges down the road, Perlich said. With Mr. Mathews in jail, Mrs. Mathews had been battling for care of the couple's 4-year-old natural little girl, who had been moved into child care after Sherin's passing.

World Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust
Author: 0 Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

The operation, which was done in two phases, began with more than 50 arrests in El Salvador, then 214 arrests in the US between October 8 and November 11. Tom Homan, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, answers questions in front of gang related photos from the MS-13 gang during a daily briefing at the White House July 27, 2017 in Washington , DC.