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Woman's 'F*** Trump' Window Decal Alerts Police to Outstanding Fraud Warrant.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

USD 473,600 for Churchill's Last Painting.

The last picture, created by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill , was auctioned for USD 473,600, reports bgnes.  The auction was organized by Sotheby's auction house and held on Tuesday in London. The painting "Lake of Goldfish in Chartwell", created by Churchill in 1962, three years before his death, was ...

- Novinite - BG

Australian man in trouble with authorities for building massive backyard water slide.

A 25-year-old Australian man got into trouble with local authorities for building a massive water slide that he got for free, The West Australian reported. Luke Newton set up the 12-meter-long water slide in north Perth, Australia. Dubbed as “The People's Slide” for its size, he said in the report that it took ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Pakistan's army general to visit Baku.

A delegation headed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan's Armed Forces, Army General Zubair Mahmood Hayat will pay a visit to Azerbaijan on November 22.

- AzerNews - AZ

Report: Gwyneth Paltrow engaged to Brad Falchuk.

Gwyneth Paltrow quietly said "yes" to producer Brad Falchuk after more than three years of dating.

- UPI - US

Peers told to push for cut-price access to med tech developed with NHS data.

But for Pete's sake, don't recommend another new body The UK's health service should get cheaper rates on healthcare products developed using NHS data, peers have been told.…

- TheRegister - UK

Thailand ‘not deporting’ Uygurs to China after detention centre escape, say police.

Thai police on Wednesday said ethnic Uygur Muslims from China who escaped an immigration detention centre will not be deported – if they are recaptured – despite a request by Beijing. The dramatic predawn jailbreak on Monday saw a group of 25 Uygurs use blankets to climb out of their cell in southern Thailand. ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Trilobites: Do Lefties Have an Advantage in Sports? It Depends.

The southpaw advantage may be stronger in sports that give players less time to respond to an opponent’s actions, a new study suggests.

- New York Times - US

Tuesday declared holiday as Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn in.

President Kenyatta to be sworn in for the second term.

- Daily Nation - KE

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave under sexual harassment cloud.

Just days before Pixar's “Coco” is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Police: Man clubbed mother with gun over stolen deer meat.

A Vermont man is accused of clubbing his mother with a rifle because she took his deer meat.

- FOX News - US

Reuters Video: Hariri supporters in Beirut celebrate his return to Lebanon

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri told his supporters on Wednesday that he would stay with them, after suspending his resignation at the request of President Michel Aoun. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Park Shin-hye Donates W50 Million to Help Earthquake Victims

Actress Park Shin-hye donated W50 million won to a relief organization to help children in the earthquake-stricken city of Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province on Thursday. "Park has participated in various campaigns for people in need. This time, she sent us W50 million for children in Pohang," Korea...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

EU agrees to end geoblocking to boost single digital market

Member states believe the move will encourage European business but there is small print to consider.

- ZDNet - UK

6 Things You Should Know About China's One Belt One Road Plan

China has a plan for your future and it's called One Belt One Road.

- Breitbart - US

EU awaits UK proposals in final push for Brexit breakthrough

The first few days of December will see a crunch in Brexit talks, as the UK and EU will work on a joint report on progress, with London hoping that will be enough to move to the next stage.

- EU Observer - EU

EU donates ?20 million for safe nuclear energy in Iran

Iran's state TV is reporting that the European Union has donated €20 million to develop safe nuclear energy in Iran.

- FOX News - US

Vaghela fields 74 candidates in 1st phase of Gujarat polls

Jan Vikalp, the third front in the Gujarat elections led by former Gujarat chief minister and Congress deserter Shankarsinh Vaghela, has fielded 69 candidates in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections and will support five other independent candidates. "They will all contest on the symbol of tractor, the symbol ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Quash Masarat's PSA, hold JK Police liable for contempt of court, demands Delhi-based organization

Srinagar Terming the recent PSA detention of Masarat Alam as brazen violation of SC ruling, an New Delhi based organization, People's Union for Democratic Rights has strongly demanded quashment of 36th PSA on Masarat Alam Bhat, the incarcerated chairperson of Muslim League and senior resistance leader. Pertinently, Masarat ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Two life sentences for terrorist who murdered IDF soldier

Terrorist who murdered Elhai Taharlev, injured a second soldier, receives two life sentences, pays compensation to victims' families.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

John Berman: So Trump Decides Which Women Are 'Special Enough to Believe?'

"The President of the United States of America is backing a candidate who is credibly accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl. Now we know."

- Mediaite - US

Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier...

- Deseret News - US

Turkish official: Assad's future up to Syrians to negotiate

A top Turkish ruling party official says Ankara supports a political solution for Syria but retains its "red lines" on the subject of Syrian President Bashar Assad remaining president.

- The Daily Star - LB

Open Banking: How can customer centricity drive innovation?

Firstly, let’s set the scene here. What is ‘Open Banking’? The Payments Services Directive is a major piece of UK/EU legislation that will ensure that all payment service providers that operate in the single market are subject to rigorous supervision and adhere to the appropriate transformative rules to ...

- City AM - UK

Hariri's Return to Lebanon Sparks Celebration – and Speculation

At a military parade in the center of a city locked down by security and surrounded by the pomp and circumstance that typically come with commemorating Lebanon's Independence Day, Saad Hariri took his seat among the country's other leading politicians. After flying in late Tuesday, his appearance Wednesday in Beirut marks a ...

- Voice of America - US

UN Rapporteur Visits Mexico to Assess Safety of Journalists

GENEVA – The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, and the Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Edison Lanza, will make a joint visit to Mexico from ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Study: Earth’s Night Skies Getting Brighter

Goodbye, Moon. We don’t need you anymore. The Earth’s night skies are getting brighter. A study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, finds the Earth’s artificially lit outdoor areas grew by 2.2 percent per year from 2012 to 2016. Light pollution is actually worse than that, according to the ...

- Voice of America - US

Review: Mosher's Bully of Asia: How China's Totalitarian Past Feeds Its Quest for World Domination

In the West, China's cries for "socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era" have mostly been met with confusion.

- Breitbart - US

EU: Press Azerbaijan on Rights at Summit

Expand Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev arrives for a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on February 6, 2017.  © 2017 REUTERS/Francois Lenoir – Leaders of European Union member states should press visiting Azerbaijan President Ilham ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Facebook to show people if they fell for Russian propaganda

Facebook on Wednesday said it will help people see if they liked or followed posts considered part of a Russian effort to meddle with last ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Tennis star faces criminal probe over real estate project

Indian officials accuse firm behind luxury apartment complex of stealing millions of dollars from home buyers


China's former internet czar faces graft probe

China's former internet czar faces graft probe...


Katy Tur: 'Which Does This White House View as Worse, an Accused Pedophile or a Democrat?'

Katy Tur opened today's MTP: Daily with a question...

- Mediaite - US

New findings to help HIV scientists establish 'template' for potent antibodies

New data further illuminate how some human beings generate powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies. These results offer important insight into a potential AIDS vaccine design.

- ScienceDaily - US

Duterte appoints ex-spokesman Abella to DFA

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed his former spokesman as an undersecretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs. The post Duterte appoints ex-spokesman Abella to DFA appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Saudis to buy $7B in precision munitions from U.S. firms

Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense contractors, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that some lawmakers may object to over American weapons having contributed to civilian casualties in the Arab-led campaign in Yemen.

- The Daily Star - LB

'Shotgun' Sinha fires salvos at Modi, Shah

In his first direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, party MP Shatrughan Sinha today described the dispensations running the government and the organisation as a "one-man army" and a "two-man show". The outspoken Lok Sabha member from Patna Sahib, in a no-holds-barred assault on the Modi ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Here's why British Gas owner Centrica's shares are slumping

British Gas owner Centrica has announced a "disappointing" performance in today's trading update, as it said that 823,000 household customers had left the firm since the end of June. Shares slumped more than 14 per cent in early trading on the news.

- City AM - UK

Rosneft chief Igor Sechin refuses to appear at corruption trial

Case is being closely watched for signs of power struggles among Russian elite

- Financial Times - US

Facebook will now show you the Russian bots you unknowingly follow

Facebook is taking steps to help people understand how they may have been influenced by Russian propaganda profiles and Pages across its properties. The social networking company today announced that it plans to launch a portal where anyone can go to find out if Pages or Instagram accounts they like or follow were set up ...

- VentureBeat - US

Donald Trump labels LaVar Ball 'ungrateful fool'

President Donald Trump continued to taunt LaVar Ball, whose son LiAngelo was detained for shoplifting in China while on a trip with the UCLA basketball ...

- The Japan Times - JP

ArcelorMittal team visits Essar Steel, Bhushan Steel plants amid acquisition bid

The Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal is among top industry players, including Tata Steel, that have submitted bids to acquire the debt-ridden Essar Steel, which is going through the insolvency resolution process.

- Times Of India - IN

Philly mayor: Trump is a 'punk' and 'bully' over immigration policies

The Trump administration announced it is allowing the Temporary Protected Status for many Haitians to expire


Fall in immigration tipped to accelerate

Forecasters are predicting a decline in immigration will pick up pace next year. 

- Stuff - NZ

Tony Veitch withdraws from Sky's new TV show

Broadcaster Tony Veitch has withdrawn from Sky Television's new TV show, Sky says.

- Stuff - NZ

Airline Food Conundrum – Paid Meals Winning Out Over Freebies

Airline food isn't always tasty, but passengers probably shouldn't compare it to what they find in a restaurant. Delivering food to an aircraft is a logistical challenge, and it's amazing the system works as well as it does. -Brian Sumers

- Skift - US

Trillanes assails Duterte as DOJ clears Faeldon on smuggling of P6.4-B shabu

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV chided on Thursday President Rodrigo Duterte after the Department of Justice dismissed the drug charges against former Bureau of Customs Chief Nicanor Faeldon. The post Trillanes assails Duterte as DOJ clears Faeldon on smuggling of P6.4-B shabu appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Uber-like app for motorcycles eases traffic woes in one of world's most congested cities

A Turkish entrepreneur is offering a novel solution: a ridesharing app for motorcycles called Scotty.         


Thousands pay respects to officer slain during traffic stop

A rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot in a traffic stop will be laid to rest in the community that he served for several months.

- FOX News - US

Would you spend $30 to eat Thanksgiving dinner with your family?

Social media went into a frenzy last week when a user mentioned that her aunt charges the family $30 for a Thanksgiving meal.

- Deseret News - US