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Bill Gates Invests $80 Million in Arizona Smart City

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Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is set to build a new "smart city" with a population of nearly 200,000 people, according to Independent . "He's coming to Arizona ", Ronald Schott, executive emeritus at the Arizona Technology Council, told WPNX. Arizona, which neighbours California, home to tech hub Silicon Valley, has always been trying to become the go-to place for innovative technology companies. Read More »

A Hate Crime Law Would Improve Safety

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The specific data for both Iowa and Nebraska can be found to the side of this article. Minnesota reported 119 hate crimes previous year, up from 109 in 2015. Most hate crimes, about 27 percent, happened at residences. In March, HRC joined 155 other civil and human rights organizations [ www.hrc.org/blog/156-civil-and-human-rights-groups-call-for-stronger-response-to-hate-incide ] in urging the Trump administration to more strongly respond to bias-motivated acts of violence and intimidation. Read More »

Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN

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During Saturday's summit, Moon and Xi also agreed to quickly normalise bilateral exchanges in all sectors, Yoon added, repeating what was said in the agreement announced last month when the two countries agreed to end a year-long standoff over the deployment of a US anti-missile system. Read More »

Venezuela in 'selective default': S&P

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S&P says Venezuela is also overdue on four other bond payments worth a total of $420m but that the grace period has not yet expired on those payments. Mr Aissami, who has been accused of drug trafficking by the United States, is himself on the list of Venezuelan individuals sanctioned by the U.S. Read More »

United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports

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On Monday, Riyadh said the Saudi-led coalition would reopen Yemen's ports, days after closing them over a ballistic missile attack reportedly perpetrated by Houthi rebels on the capital. Humanitarian agencies have been making gains in fighting starvation as well as the deadly cholera outbreak that has killed over 2,200 and made almost 1 million people ill. Read More »

Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed

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The area where Felton's body was found is close to where three other murders occurred in Seminole Heights last month. They say Felton was crossing the street to meet someone when a gunman came up behind him and shot him. Police are calling the death suspicious and believe the victim may have been shot. Witnesses described seeing a black man in his early 20's, wearing a dark hooded jacket, running from the area where this shooting took place. Read More »

SBUT to bid for 3 of Dawood's properties in Bhendi Bazaar

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The auction will be held in Churchgate on Tuesday.The three properties include a two-storied building, Shabnam Guest House; six flats in Damarwala building; and a restaurant Rounaq Afroz. Dawood used to stay at Damarwala Building with his family till he fled the country in 1986. Even now, security remains a major concern. But the auction couldn't take place. Read More »

It's official! Rasgulla is from Bengal, not Odisha

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This matter came to the headlines when the Odisha government talked of getting Geographical Identity (GI) tag for Rasgulla. The Odisha government responded by ordering the formation of three committees to settle the dispute over rosogulla's origins. Read More »

Militant, Army jawan killed in Kulgam encounter

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A police spokesman said security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Nowbug Kund village this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area. The injured soldier and policeman were shifted to a hospital. The security forces gunned down three terrorists in a fierce retaliation. The operation is going on. Read More »

Duterte skipped ASEAN-UN meet due to extended bilateral talks: DFA

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Trump, pointing to business deals forged between USA and foreign companies. Duterte has come under intense criticism from human rights advocates for overseeing a violent drug crackdown that includes extrajudicial killings. The ASEAN Summit is the most important event of the bloc this year with the participation of leaders from 10 member countries and ASEAN partners. Modi says Trump "has expressed a very high opinion of India" in his travels. Read More »

Important Information on the Ongoing Ontario College Strike

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Some 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians haven't been at work since October 15. The local student council office included research about past strikes as part of a strike update posted on its website - ncsac.ca - pointing out that the college system has never lost a semester due to a strike, despite past strikes that lasted 28 days in 1989, 24 days in 1984, and 18 days in 2006. Read More »

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary

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What is a hole puncher? Patented by Friedrich Soennecken on November 14 1886, the hole puncher has gone down in history as one of the all time great feats of German ingenuity. However, the first recorded patents for a paper hole puncher was published by an American man named Benjamin Smith in 1885. The fruits of that labor make up most of the doodle, providing a happier use to the unwieldy mess usually left over from the task. Read More »

Australia should accept New Zealand offer to resettle refugees

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says refugees on Manus Island will be her sole focus when she meets with Malcolm Turnbull again this week. "We made the offer because we saw a great need". Ms Ardern has stressed the "great need" of the 600 refugee and asylum seekers now barricaded inside the closed Manus Regional Processing Centre during a press conference yesterday. Read More »

Justice Khosa excuses himself from Hudaibiya case bench

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The bench , headed by Justice Khosa and comprising Justice Dost Mohammad Khan and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel, was constituted on Friday. The anti-graft body had submitted that in view of the fact that the JIT which was constituted by the apex court while dealing with the petitions, for probing Panama matter, when collected further incriminating material regarding Hudaibiya Paper Mills, it (NAB) can not be debarred or restrained from proceeding further with the investigation, hence it ... Read More »

Toddler the only survivor of crash on I-94

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Rodgers, Alesia Maddox and Armonie Maddox were Detroit residents. Police telling WWJ that alcohol may have been a factor but an investigation is ongoing. Michigan State Police said a 2006 Buick SUV was traveling fast in the left lane when its driver "lost control while passing other traffic", crossing three lanes of oncoming traffic before striking a bridge about 1:05 a.m. Read More »

Philippine protesters burn Swastika-shaped effigy of Donald Trump

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Trump said his trip had resulted in at least $300 billion, possibly triple that figure, of deals being agreed. Trump's stop in the Philippines will be his last on his 12-day tour of Asia. President Donald Trump makes remarks to the media at the 12th East Asia Summit in Manila, Philippines November 14, 2017. Duterte has been a controversial figure since taking office as president previous year, and launching a war on drugs that has killed at least 3,900 people in the Philippines. Read More »

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

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Trudeau stressed that Canada has earned a reputation for being able to be frank and firm in discussing issues like rule of law and human rights with partners around the world, adding that "it's very much what people expect of Canada". According to the Prime Minister, it was "no surprise" for his country to express concern on human rights as this issue was something important not only for Canadian but also to the world. Read More »

Saudi says coalition will begin reopening Yemen air and seaports

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Their Luxembourgish counterpart Jean Asselborn warned Riyadh that a meltdown in Lebanon would further destabilise the tumultuous Middle East, adding that "a hostage crisis, if that is what is happening with the Lebanese Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia, is not very good news for the region". Read More »

Abe, Trump, Turnbull affirm unity on N Korea on ASEAN sidelines

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MANILA-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took further steps toward improving ties with China before the 40th anniversary of the two nations' friendship treaty next year during a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on November 13. "Aggressive change has begun to appear recently in ties between China and Japan", Li said. They agreed to advance bilateral economic cooperation, as well as discuss ways in which both countries are contributing to regional peace and prosperity, including China's "One ... Read More »

Sudan and Uganda announce direct flights between both countries

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Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir is in Uganda for a two-day visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni and President Bashir have continuously discussed the Economic Development and Peace Development and bilateral relations between their two countries, and ahead of this visit. Read More »

Philippines leader wants Trump to return historic war trophies

Mr Duterte made the assertion on Thursday in a meeting with the Filipino community in Da Nang, Vietnam , where he and leaders from other Pacific Rim countries were gathered for a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. Duterte denies the allegations. "So madaling kausapin because they're also suffering from the same the scourge with drugs", Duterte said. The comments came as the leader defended his government's brutal countrywide crackdown on drugs. Read More »

U.S. soldiers wounded after an IED attack in Afghanistan

In the Western Afghan province of Farah when Taliban jihadist attack on a checkpoint killed eight policemen. Four U.S. troops were injured Monday when a auto bomb detonated in Kandahar, the U.S. Security situation has been improving in Kandahar, the former stronghold of Taliban, over the last months, as security forces have conducted search and cordon operations across the province. Read More »