• United Kingdom minister apologises for Weinstein 'joke' on live radio

    United Kingdom minister apologises for Weinstein 'joke' on live radio

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    Michael Gove has been forced to apologised for making an "appalling" joke in which he compared being interviewed on Radio 4's Today programme to entering Harvey Weinstein's bedroom. Other lawmakers said that going into a media studio did not make them fear for their safety and that he should not trivialize sexual assault. Ms Creasy posted: "This look didn't work for james corden...gove joking about sexual assault just as crass too..." It comes just a day after allegations of ...
  • Vice President Mike Pence to Visit Minot Air Force Base

    Vice President Mike Pence to Visit Minot Air Force Base

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    Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Israel and Egypt in December, relaying a message of USA concern over persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Trump's administration has sought to increase pressure on North Korea through U.N. Security Council sanctions and other diplomatic efforts, but North Korea hasn't budged from its goal of building a full-fledged nuclear arsenal, including missiles capable of striking the US mainland.
  • Spain boots out Catalan police chief in continuing push to take control

    Spain boots out Catalan police chief in continuing push to take control

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    Appeals will be lodged in Spain's Constitutional Court and Supreme Court against president Rajoy's decisions, regional government spokesman Jordi Turull said. A large pro-unity rally is expected in Madrid on Saturday. In addition, said Retno, several other countries also declared not recognizing the independence of Catalonia to separate themselves from Spain, among others is Germany.
  • Former President Obama to Serve Jury Duty Next Month

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    Former President Barack Obama spent eight years in the White House and more than a decade in office in IL. Evans says Obama's safety will be "uppermost in our minds" when he serves. Jurors can be called for civil or criminal pools - which are used to select jurors for trials - and they can be called to any of the county's city or suburban courthouses.
  • Gujarat: Non-bailable warrant issued against Hardik Patel

    Gujarat: Non-bailable warrant issued against Hardik Patel

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    The Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani demanded resignation of Ahmed Patel from the post after a nabbed ISIS terrorist was learnt to be working in the hospital associated with him. I demand strict and speedy action against them. Hardik Patel , the bellicose Patidar leader, has sent an ultimatum to the Congress , a party he so far has been ambivalent about backing in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election .
  • Burundi becomes the first country to exit ICC

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    It came after the country's lawmakers approved a bill on the said withdrawal. The landlocked nation was one of three African countries to announce plans to leave the global body in 2016, but Gambia and South Africa made a decision to stay in.
  • Trump Wades Into Culture Wars of Virginia Governor's Race

    Trump Wades Into Culture Wars of Virginia Governor's Race

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    Libertarian Cliff Hyra polled at 3 percent, and 4 percent were undecided. The poll report read , "Last year's CPP poll of Virginia's voters in the 2016 presidential election was one of a few polls in the nation to predict correctly that Presidential Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton would win the state by a margin of 4 percent and the highly-accurate results were reported by Fox News, MSNBC, the Washington Post , New York Times, Breitbart News Network".
  • Topeka churches to have Trunk-or-Treat events starting Friday

    Topeka churches to have Trunk-or-Treat events starting Friday

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    The event will include a Trunk-or-Treat. This year some KCPD patrol stations are hosting Halloween events from October 28th through the 31st. There will be a complimentary lunch. In addition to trick or treating, the event will have games, prizes, food, face painting, and more. "Make a Difference Day", 9:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 114 E.
  • Peninsula poppy campaign kicks off

    Peninsula poppy campaign kicks off

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    The first poppy was handed out on October 27 to Sidney mayor Steve Price, which marks the start of the Royal Canadian Legion's annual poppy campaign. "We want to show it's a symbolism of remembrance and it's a pledge from everyone to never forget those who have fallen".
  • Indian quadcopter spying across LOC shot down by Pak army

    Indian quadcopter spying across LOC shot down by Pak army

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    He also claimed that its "wreckage" has been held by the Pakistan Army. Pakistan has called for the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate 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.
  • UAE refuses to play Israel national anthem for judo gold medal victor

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    When he took to the podium as champion, his anthem was substituted with that of the International Judo Federation, leaving the athlete to sing it to himself quietly. The ban on Israeli symbols came despite the IJF's demand before the tournament that the UAE treat Israeli athletes equally. There have been other instances of Israelis facing disparaging treatment at sporting events.
  • California Rep. Jackie Speier Launches #MeTooCongress

    California Rep. Jackie Speier Launches #MeTooCongress

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    Speier encouraged other former and current congressional staffers who had suffered harassment to come forward with their stories if they felt comfortable to do so. Since 2014, Speier has introduced legislation to require sexual harassment training in every congressional office, which is now optional. "Thank you, DWWG Communications and Policy Chair Congresswoman Jackie Speier for sharing your story and standing up for what's right".
  • North Korea's Kim congratulates China's Xi after congress

    North Korea's Kim congratulates China's Xi after congress

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    The message "expressed the conviction that the relations between the two parties and the two countries would develop in the interests of the peoples of the two countries", according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). China is the North's sole major ally, and accounts for more than 90 percent of trade with the isolated country. North Korean official reports saying that was a hydrogen charge test are trustworthy, since the explosion of a conventional nuclear bomb can not be ...
  • First charges filed in Trump-Russia collusion investigation

    First charges filed in Trump-Russia collusion investigation

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    According to the CNN report, the charges are sealed under orders from a federal judge. CNN did note, however, that sources confirmed anyone charged will likely be taken into custody as early as Monday. In recent weeks, Mueller's team has interviewed several former members of Trump campaign or White House staff, including former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and former Communications Director Sean Spicer.
  • Trump Reportedly Plans To Shrink 2 Utah Monuments

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    President Donald Trump, in a call Friday with Utah Sen. The announcement was met with delight in southern Utah, where there has been strong opposition to federal controls on the use of public lands, and vows by environmental groups to block the boundary change.