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China's Communist Party enshrines 'Xi Jinping Thought' in constitution


China's Communist Party has voted to enshrine President Xi Jinping's ideology in its constitution, making him the country's most powerful leader since chairman Mao Zedong. The symbolic move came on the final day of a week-long political summit in Beijing, the 19th CPC National Congress, at which Xi, 64, had pledged to lead the world's second-largest economy into a "new era" of global power and influence, reports the Guardian . Read More »

Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators!


No one intervened and an auto-driver who reportedly was aghast by what he saw and "did not know how to respond", made a video of the assault and reported it to the police, leading to the arrest. "It clearly shows how the people have become insensitive to the attacks on women", Suresh said. The woman has been sent to a private hospital for examination and treatment. Read More »

Now Wilson Is Demanding Kelly Apologize for 'Character Assassination'

The men had been killed on October 4, but there had been nearly no word from the White House . He is not to be respected as a marine general, but is to be considered a lackey who has joined the adult daycare center at the White House. Kelly said he counseled Trump on how to address families of the fallen. Johnson has since confirmed Wilson's claims. The on-going battle of tweets between Trump and Wilson has been unbecoming to both. Read More »

Islamic State killed dozens before being run out of Syria town


Rory Stewart, an worldwide development minister and former diplomat, said converts to the terror group should expect to be killed because of the "serious danger" they posed to British security.Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live's Pienaar's Politics , Stewart appeared to echo comments made by Brett McGurk, a top US envoy for the coalition fighting ISIS, who had said his mission was to make sure every foreign ISIS fighter in Syria died there. Read More »

Warm weather to continue before rain moves in Monday night


There will be showers around during the morning commute for much of the area, however, the best chance for thunderstorms will arrive during the afternoon and evening hours Monday . Sunny skies with light northwesterly winds as temperatures top out around 78°. SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and freezing cold temperatures are likely, with an overnight low temperature of 32 degrees. Read More »

Weather Service Issues Storm Advisory, Tornado Watch for Moore County


Tornado Warnings were issued for portions of central SC this afternoon and conditions remain favorable for more isolated tornadoes into early evening. The storm hit Trinity in Morgan County, the tornado beginning at 2:28 a.m. and ending at 2:33 a.m. and covering a path of 2.4 miles with a maximum width of 75 yards. Read More »

Top US military officer seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation


Joe Dunford said the four Special Forces soldiers who were killed and the two who were wounded in the October 4 action, were conducting an important train, advise and assist mission with Nigerien forces. And then later that afternoon, French attack helicopters arrived on station and a Nigerien quick reaction force arrived in the area where our troops were in contact with the enemy. Read More »

North Korea's nuclear threat now at 'critical and imminent level', says Japan


Song and Mattis are due to meet each other again in Seoul again on the weekend for the annual Security Consultative Meeting of the allies, in which North Korea will be a top agenda item. South Korea's Song also acknowledged that "North Korea's provocative behavior is becoming worse and worse", in public remarks before reporters were escorted out of the meeting room. Read More »

Trump awards medal of honor to Vietnam veteran

With that, Rose has become one of the prestigious award's 73 living recipients more than 48 years after the fact. The U.S. troops were continuously engaged during the four days, and were hit by B-40 rockets and mortar rounds, as well as with machine gun fire. Read More »

Renee Zellweger to Play Judy Garland in London-set 'Judy'


Written by Tom Edge, who is known for penning The Crown , the biopic will focus on the past year of Garland's life, specifically, her performances in London in the winter of 1968. She died in 1959 at 47 from a barbiturate overdose after a long struggle with substance abuse. According to producers, some of Garland's most beloved songs will be featured in the film. Read More »

Former FBI chief James Comey reveals secret Twitter account

Speculation had been circling for months about whether the account was being run by Comey, and even before his online identity was confirmed, Twitter users had already raised the possibility that the director, who was sacked by President Donald Trump in May, might be running for president. Read More »

NYC man stalks 8-year-old girl, 12-year-old brother


A Brooklyn man stalking an 8-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother left a chilling message inside the mailbox of their parent's home. The aide told him he wasn't on the authorized list to pick up the child and told him to leave before he called 911, the NYPD said. Read More »

Kenya to charge 2 for disrupting elections


The U.S. ambassador to Kenya has called for an end to attacks on electoral officials ahead of a repeat election scheduled for Thursday in this East African nation . Speaking Monday, Kenya's security minister, Fred Matiangi, said police and security forces would ensure "a very peaceful election" on Thursday. All the eight presidential candidates bidding for the presidency are expected to close their campaigns according to a gazette notice issued by Independent Boundaries and Electoral ... Read More »

John Podesta's brother eyed in Russian Federation probe


The group became part of the probe after Mr. Mueller's team looked into former Trump campaign head Paul Manafort's finances. Recent reports have implicated Mueller in an alleged Federal Bureau of Investigation cover-up. Manafort and promoted Ukraine's image in the West. Through that organization, Manafort hired the Podesta Group and Mercury LLC to do public relations and lobbying work aimed at shielding Yanukovych from worldwide condemnation for actions such as jailing political rivals. Read More »

MA boy, 7, mauled by pit bulls, cops say


When officials arrived at the scene, they discovered the deceased child. "It's my baby!' and I come to find out that it was my daughter's friend's son", neighbor Annmarie Dizazzo told WFXT. Owners also have to keep the dogs muzzled or secured in a temporary enclosure, according to the Lowell Sun. No charges were filed as of Saturday. But another neighbor says the boy didn't go inside, and was instead pulled into the fenced-in area by one of the dogs. Read More »

NGO says ISIS killed over 100 Syrian civilians in Qaryatayn


More than 80 of those killed are believed to have been executed in the two days before Islamic State left al-Qaryatayn on October 20 as government forces regained control of the town, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. With Russian backing, Syrian government troops regained control of Qaryatayn in April 2016. That was followed by the renewed jihadi offensive at the end of September. Read More »

Court Delays Abortion For An Undocumented Teenager After The DOJ Stepped In


In a two-page order , Kavanaugh and Judge Karen Henderson, both of whom were appointed by Republican presidents, joined to say that if a sponsor is found by October 31 and the teen released, the government agrees she "will be lawfully able, if she chooses, to obtain an abortion on her own pursuant to the relevant state law". Read More »

George Clooney raises a solution to Hollywood abuse scandals


Gwyneth, 45, recently came forward to reveal the disgraced producer had made unwanted advances towards her when she was 22 and filming "Emma", but she went on to make a number of other movies with him afterwards, including her Oscar-winning "Shakespeare in Love". Read More »

Leading Russian journalist stabbed in neck by intruder inside Moscow radio station


The knifeman reportedly sprayed a gas into the face of a security guard as he broke in. A radio host was stabbed in the throat by an attacker Monday as she worked at a Russian radio station "Echo of Moscow". Guard Aleksandr Usachyov, who had overpowered the man, also said the man appeared to be targeting Felgengauer. The attack follows reports on state-run television earlier this month that Ekho Moskvy conspired with USA state-funded media to shape a pro-Western narrative ahead of the ... Read More »

AA:Kurdish region orders arrest of 11 Iraqi officials


The electoral commission's Mohammed, speaking by phone from the KRG capital Erbil , in northern Iraq , said it is up to the KRG's parliament to fix a new date for the elections. Lavrov said Russian Federation will not offer plans for settlement of the situation around Baghdad and Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan. U.S. policy has been to support the central government of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, a Shia politician who is considered more moderate and inclusive than his predecessor, ... Read More »