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Judge rules no jail time for Bergdahl


Sgt Bergdahl was held captive by the Taliban for five years after he left his Afghan post in 2009, sparking a massive manhunt in the region. In court, Bergdahl appeared tense, grimaced and clenched his jaw. He also described brutal beatings by his captors, illness brought on by squalid conditions and maddening periods of isolation. Bergdahl "does not have a monopoly on suffering as a result of his choices", Maj. Read More »

Overlooked, unrecognized: Indian women do 54 percent more unpaid work than men


The researchers compare data from 144 countries in four main categories: economic participation and opportunity, education, political empowerment, and health and survival. Although pay inequality continues to widen, the educational gender gap is closing and equality could be achieved in 13 years. In the area of economic participation and opportunity Sri Lanka closed 58.5 percent of the gender gap with overall ranking at 123rd place. Read More »

Photos of Bola Tinubu's son who died yesterday


The Immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole described the death, as shocking, the death of the first son of the national leader of the Congress of All Progressives, APC, Mr. The family member added that the tragic news was kept secret because the father, Bola Tinubu, was in Abuja for the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of his party, the APC. Read More »

Marawi still 'dangerous place' due to Maute stragglers


According to Castro, the arrested suspects are high-value drug targets who are protecting the El Patron Drug Group that operates in South Central Mindanao . DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Duterte would discuss the fight against extremism, a key priority, with ASEAN leaders and regional partners, including U.S. Read More »

Harassment of women can't be tolerated, says Ivanka in Japan

Trump pulled the United States out of TPP in January. "This takes many forms, including harassment, which can never be tolerated". U.S. President Donald Trump is due to visit Japan from November 5 to 7, when he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and members of the U.S. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory for Friday, Saturday Morning

Sunday for the Absaroka, Beartooth and Crazy Mountains. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until noon for Thompson Falls, Plains, Evaro Hill, and Lookout Pass. Gusty winds will also impact the region, especially across northwest Montana where north winds will blow 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 35 miles per hour. Read More »

At least 4 people dead in downtown Manhattan terror attack


That last detail gained clarity from NYC's Pix 11, which said several people were struck by a Home Depot truck that "appear [ed] to have driven down the bike lane on the street". Photo by Milo Hess. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the suspect was acting as a lone wolf, and there was no evidence of a "wider plot". The smell of gun powder hung in the air as police shut down the West Side Highway in mid-afternoon on Halloween. Read More »

Todd Get's Tough! After Attack in NYC Starnes Calls For Tougher Vetting!


Many people - including non-Muslims - have pointed out that the meaning of "Allahu Akbar " got warped after it became the preferred war-cry of Islamic fanatics launching terror attacks on innocent people. "A lot of people on the ground", said Chen Yi, an Uber driver. His passenger, Dmitry Metlitsky, said he also saw police standing near a man who was on his knees with his hands up, and another man bleeding on the ground nearby. Read More »

Smith to retire from Congress


Smith serves as the representative of the USA 21st Congressional District, which includes parts of Driftwood, Buda, Kyle and Mountain City. His staff later confirmed to reporters that the e-mail was genuine. According to the Dallas Morning News, Smith was known for his denials of climate change, including the rejection of a 2014 Obama administration climate report. Read More »

Aadhaar linking: SMSes from banks, telecom firms must mention deadlines, says SC


The Centre's affidavit says that the Supreme Court had approved the decision to mandatorily link Aadhaar and mobile numbers and the deadline has been set. In response to this, a bench comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, however, said that the banks and telecom service providers should indicate the last date of linking bank accounts and mobile numbers with Aadhaar is 31 December and 6 February respectively, in the messages sent by them to their customers. Read More »

ISIS Has Been Ousted From Deir al-Zour, Syrian Media Says


The Syrian army launched its attack against ISIS there in September, backed by Russian airstrikes and fighting alongside Iran-backed militias and the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah. The main Syrian opposition body said on Thursday a Russian-sponsored Syrian peace conference later this month represented a deviation from United Nations -led diplomacy and an attempt to rehabilitate President Bashar al-Assad's government. Read More »

Nadal secures world No.1 until year end


Cuevas played his part during the first set in front of a near-capacity crowd, hitting an outrageous "hot-dog" shot between his legs for an outright victor. He can now overtake provisional eighth-placed Pablo Carreno Busta in the season points race by reaching the semi-finals. Also, fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev lost to Robin Haase 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, and No. Read More »

Three Shot At Uptown Starbucks: Boy, 12, Wounded, Man Dead


A second man sustained a gunshot wound to the body; police say he self-transported to Weiss Hospital. According to ABC 7 in Chicago , the shooting happened in the city's Uptown neighborhood at 8:30 p.m. Father-of-two Watkins was followed by the masked gunman who fatally shot him and wounded another man and the boy. "He walked right in the store and just shot three people", Stroud said. Read More »

Do Shares Price Show Moderate Volatility? Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The hedge fund held 330,000 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $9.16M, up from 74,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The California-based Cap Ww Investors has invested 0.01% in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE). For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 5.03 billion, this means overall earnings per share of 0.48. Read More »

Six Miami Firefighters Fired for Noose on Black Firefighter's Photo


William W. Bryson, and firefighters Kevin Meizoso, David Rivera, Justin Rumbaugh, Harold Santana, and Alejandro Sese. City manager Daniel Alfonso announced the firings in a statement Wednesday. Of the six firefighters who were fired, two were supervisors who lied to investigators, according to the dismissal letters. Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Zahralban will be answering questions about the September 9 incident during a press conference Friday. Read More »

Health Exchange Open Enrollment Period Is Now Open


Eleven health insurers are approved to sell 74 plans in Washington's 2018 individual health insurance market . For Mississippians who can't access health insurance through their employer, the federal health insurance exchange is the place to access the tax credits and subsidies that can be used to help pay for health insurance. Read More »

Crowe offers to take six Manus refugees


The United Nations called on Australia to stop a "humanitarian emergency" unfolding at a detention centre in Papua New Guinea on Thursday, urging an end to a tense days-long stand-off between refugees and authorities. "I really hope Australia does take up our offer". It has been rejected several times on the grounds that it would give refugees a backdoor into Australia and become a marketing opportunity for people smugglers. Read More »

Trump, dogged at home, heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years


Donald Trump's maiden Asia trip as the US President is to "strengthen longstanding" alliances and "expand new partnerships", his national security adviser has said. "The bilateral continuous bomber presence mission was planned in advance. and was not in response to any current event", the Air Force said in a statement. Read More »

Argentine Jewish businessman, 4 friends among dead in NYC truck-ramming attack


According to Argentina´s Foreign Ministry the victims are Diego Enrique Angelini, Ariel Erlij, Hernán Diego Mendoza, Alejandro Damián Pagnucco y Hernán Ferruchi . - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has lamented the death of the Argentines, saying: "They were five young entrepreneurs, model citizens in Rosario society" and called for all to stand together in the fight against terrorism. Read More »

US sends bombers to NKorea ahead of visit


B-1B Lancer bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula on October tenth along with South Korean fighter jets and flew in worldwide airspace off North Korea's eastern coast in September. The B-2 flew from Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, the Air Force said, without revealing where in the vast area of Pacific Command the bat-winged jet went. Read More »

Suu Kyi visits Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state


Maungdaw was among the districts worst hit by violence which has led tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes in Rakhine to Bangladesh across the border. In recent weeks, Tillerson has spoken by phone with Myanmar's de-facto civilian leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, and the head of the military, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Read More »

One in custody after small device detonated in UNC's McCorkle Place


The Chapel Hill Fire Department has extinguished a small fire on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Students and staff are asked to avoid the area. Businesses in the area have been evacuated, according to the News & Observer. In a press release, town officials called the situation a "suspicious vehicle incident". A Snapchat video shows a man trying to put out the fire at the tree, and then it suddenly explodes. Read More »

Clocks Fall Back One Hour on Sunday


Some people like Daylight saving time and some people don't. Chaos ensued- with neighboring cities adjusting their clocks weeks apart, so Congress passed the Uniform Time Act in 1966 to standardize daylight saving time. Arizona and Hawaii are the only two states that don't adhere to Daylight saving time and about 40 percent of the world uses it. Most of British Columbia is on Pacific Time and observes DST. Read More »