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Duterte: China has to clarify its intentions in South China Sea

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But what is the rule here (is) for everybody that's applicable to us, that is also applicable for Asean because I am the chair of the Asean. He said he will tell Mr Xi when he meets him on Saturday (Nov 11) that "the whole of Asean is anxious about how we should behave in the seas that are now militarised, afraid that there might be a mistake and there would be shooting". Read More »

DACA recipients storm US Capitol

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The first four floors of the building were so crowded that one US Capitol Police officer said the atrium sounded " like a football game ". He said it was a powerful display, and that he wants to vote for a clean Dream Act as soon as possible. Read More »

European Union gives United Kingdom 2 weeks to make concessions on Brexit talks

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The tense Brexit talks have reached a standstill over how much money the United Kingdom will pay when it leaves, the rights of European citizens living in Britain after the exit and the Irish border issue. A few weeks ago, the European Council President Donald Tusk said he was still hopeful the deadlock could be broken and the EU was not working on a "no deal" scenario. Read More »

Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav meet his wife on Humanitarian grounds

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Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav , sentenced to death in Pakistan for alleged spying, will be allowed to meet his wife on " humanitarian grounds ", the Pakistan Foreign Office said today. As India took the case to International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May , Pakistan even told the United Nations court that "Pakistan doesn't see the merit in a state which sends a spy and is seeking access to a tool for terror". Read More »

Mueller Probing Possible Deal Between Turks, Flynn

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In March, former CIA Director James Woolsey told the WSJ that he attended a meeting in a hotel room in New York City last December where Flynn discussed "a covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away". But any deal in which a government official would be bribed to secretly act on behalf of a foreign government could potentially constitute multiple federal crimes. Read More »

Senate Republicans are powerless to stop Roy Moore

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That sentiment was later overwhelmingly echoed by other Senate Republicans who said that Moore should step aside if the claims were true, though Moore still appeared to have some support from Republicans who said that he would vote for Moore - whether the allegations were true or not. Read More »

Gold Demand Hits Lowest Level since 2009: Industry

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However, with the industry's gradual transition to GST proceeding on expected lines, and the removal of AML legislation, demand during the festive season seems to show clear signs of recovery in Q4. Investors continued to favour gold's risk-hedging properties, but the greater focus was on buoyant stock markets . It was also well short of accounting for a huge jump in Turkish gold imports in the period, to 115 tonnes from 17 tonnes a year earlier. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Tours Great Wall of China

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GuGu is known for aggressive behavior toward humans who enter his enclosure, including repeatedly biting legs . "The panda star in the zoo is Gu Gu". In return, Melania received a toy panda from the zoo's souvenir shop where she signed a poster, writing "Thank you to the Beijing Zoo!" With that, Trump climbed aboard a rattling cable vehicle for the steep ride up to the top of a mountain, where she posed for pictures in front of the assembled press, accepted a ceremonial scroll, and then ... Read More »

Only Foreign Media to Register as 'Foreign Agent' in US

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The assessment also said RT America "has positioned itself as a domestic US channel and has deliberately sought to obscure any legal ties to the Russian government , " but behind the scenes, "the Kremlin staffs RT and closely supervises RT's coverage, recruiting people who can convey Russian strategic messaging due to their ideological beliefs". Read More »

Honoring military service with Veterans Day ceremonies set in Holyoke

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With almost three-quarters of a million members it is the largest women's patriotic service organization and one of the nation's most prominent supporters of veterans, military and their families. 10, in honor of Veterans Day. Baronian says the event in April will be the opportunity to thank Vietnam War Veterans- even those who are gone - something that's long overdue. Read More »

Devils' Brian Boyle Scores First Goal Since Returning From Cancer

Talbot made 32 saves for the win in his 200th career game. It was pretty clear that Boyle was thrilled to get on the scoresheet just by the pure emotion that flowed out of him during the celebration immediately afterward. Devils coach John Hynes meets the media before Thursday night's game against the Oilers and announces Kyle Palmieri is back in the lineup and Pavel Zacha is out. Read More »

Menendez Juror Speaks in Defense of Senator After Being Excused

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The disorganized deliberations at moments broke down, with jurors speaking over each other, and at least once using foul language, she said. Arroyo-Maultsby was excused by the judge because of a previously arranged vacation. In return, Melgen gifted Menendez with trips on his private jet to his Dominican Republic home, all-expense-paid vacations including an nearly $5,000 three night stay at a ritzy Paris hotel, and $750,000 in campaign donations, according to Dept. Read More »

Immaculate High School Honors All Veterans at Tribute and Hill of Honor

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Nioni Ledezma, a sophomore in Harlingen High School's JROTC. She says she hopes the students learn why thanking veterans is so important. "It's great to be honored, but it's not about us", he said. LE SUEUR HENDERON- Le Sueur Henderson Middle High School will be having a Veterans Day Program on Thursday, November 9. That evening the Honor Guard will present colors at the Powell County Chamber banquet and awards in the Broken Arrow Steakhouse. Read More »

Lebanon is 'declaring war' on Saudi Arabia, Saudi minister says

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As part of its bid to urge the global community to block Iran, the envoys were also asked to support Saudi Arabia's battle against the Houthi militias in Yemen. Political analyst Mario Abou Zeid told The Daily Star newspaper that maintaining stability in the country is one of the priorities of the Party of God to deal with the resignation of Hariri and the demands of Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Netanyahu grilled 'for several hours' in graft probe

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It was the fifth time that police investigators arrived at the residence to question Netanyahu in this pair of long-run graft investigations. After the questioning, Netanyahu said in a post on his Facebook that "there will be nothing because there was nothing". Read More »

Freeze Watch In Effect on Friday and Saturday

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Martinsville should see a low of 25 Friday night and 28 Saturday night. The forecast calls for a high around 40 or in the upper 30s just after midnight, and the day will only get colder from there, said weather service meteorologist Sarah Johnson. Read More »

Japanese minister says TPP trade deal talks "agree in principle"

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The 11 countries agreed to suspend part of trade and investment rules included in the original 12-nation TPP accord, until the United States returns to the multilateral framework. Talks on the TPP, ditched by US President Donald Trump in one of his first acts in office, have been held on the sidelines of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in the Vietnamese resort of Danang. Read More »

Nicki Minaj's Brother, Jelani Maraj, Found Guilty of Child Rape

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Prosecutors had claimed that Maraj raped the young girl at the age of 11 between April and November 2015. "We hope that today's verdict will help the family in the healing process and that it will close this awful chapter in their lives", District Attorney Madeline Singas said. Read More »

Croatia open three-goal lead over Greece after playoff first leg

Boos rang out at the final whistle as home fans directed their ire at the match official. Greece was very impressive in the first round of the qualifiers, finishing second in Group H with 19 points. The fourth goal came early in the second half. However, Switzerland dominated the match and gave a master class in one-touch football to pick apart their hosts in the first half, helped by the fact that Northern Ireland afforded them far too much space. Read More »

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: Find out where you can pay your respects this weekend

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The end of World War I was November 11 1918. each year we recognise this with Remembrance Day. In Harleston , the parade meets in the Market Place at 10.30am on Sunday, with the parade set to move off five or 10 minutes later. Road closures will be in place on The Thoroughfare and Broad Street from 10.30am to 11.30am. The service at Denny memorial garden in Davie's Row is at 10.45am and at 12.15pm in Polmont Cemetery. Read More »

Veterans Day celebrated November 11

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Almost 15 area veteran organization, including Vietnam Vets of America brought together veterans this week in the hopes of fulfilling that mission. The cost is $5 for others to attend. Soon thereafter, however, war broke out again in Europe, drawing the USA into World War II. Also on Saturday, the Colonel William Preston Chapter NSDAR will host a free Laying of the Wreath Ceremony at 1:30 p.m.at Roanoke's Lee Plaza to honor and thank military personnel. Read More »

Conservators Discover Grasshopper Embedded in van Gogh Painting

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This photo provided by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City , Mo., shows a small grasshopper that has been found embedded in the thick paint in the lower foreground of Vincent van Gogh's painting " Olive Trees ". Museum visitors aren't going to be able to see the grasshopper parts, but they're there. Paleo-entomologist Michael Engel of the University of Kansas told the museum's team that the grasshopper's thorax and abdomen were missing, and no sign of movement was evident in ... Read More »

Toddler With Dairy Allergy Dies After Preschool Feeds Him Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Elijah Silvera died on November 3 after he went into anaphylactic shock from eating a grilled cheese at the Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Harlem, The Daily News reported. "We want to find out exactly where, if any, breakdowns may have occurred at either the school or the hospital", they wrote. Having a third party medical examination will ensure our ability to get a clear picture. Read More »

TBI offering reward for information on Marshall County jail escapee

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Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. Investigators believe they then stole a 1990 Ford F-250 pickup truck, which belonged to an uncle of one of the escapees. Murder suspect Dylan Cecil Ferguson, 20, is wanted by the Macon County Sheriff's Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after he escaped from the county jail Wednesday. Read More »

Historic Election For Delaware County As Democrats Score Big Across Philly Suburbs

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And when Democrat Jim Shaw takes over as supervisor, he will be part of a two-member minority on the Town Board, since Republicans captured all three council seats. Democrats in Delaware County don't have the networks and routines that Republicans do, which could be challenges when they turn from celebrating to governing, said Ben Berger, associate political science professor at Swarthmore College. Read More »