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Worldwide PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts — ASEAN Summit
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On Monday, Trump thanked the Philippine president for the hospitality and praised the performances on the eve of the ASEAN Summit in Manila . The participating members of the 12th East Asia Summit are Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam.

Worldwide Google Doodle marks 131st anniversary of the hole puncher
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Artist and illustrator Gerben Steenks has drawn the famous Google logo using familiar circular disks, bringing the Doodle alive when a hole puncher gives eyes to a blue sheet of paper. The German went on to establish the Soennecken office supply company and was later awarded an honorary title from the University of Bonn. The hole puncher has been described as an understated but essential artifact of German engineering, which has remained unchanged over the years, according to the Google ...

Worldwide Louis CK's sexual misconduct was 'common knowledge'
Author: 0 Louis CK's sexual misconduct was 'common knowledge'

In a statement sent to the Press Association on Friday, it announced: "Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis CK". Pamela Adlon is "devastated" after "friend and partner" Louis C.K. admitted that the sexual misconduct allegations made against him "are true".

Author: 0 Softbank investment in Uber is contingent on number of share and price

In a separate statement, Uber said if conditions on share price and minimum shares are not "satisfactory" for the SoftBank group, "there is a possibility" that it may not make an investment. The latter filed a lawsuit against Mr Kalanick, accusing him of fraud, breach of contract and of plotting to manipulate the board of directors to allow him to return as CEO following his resignation in June.

Author: 0 Series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kandahar leave 22 police dead

On Monday, eight Afghan police officers forces were killed when Taliban fighters attacked a security post in the capital city of the western province of Farah. Analysts said the Taliban's nearly daily attacks are meant to show their ability to strike even heavily defended targets with the aim of further demoralising Afghan forces already beset by huge casualties and desertions.

Worldwide Murphy, Democratic Congress Members Call GOP Tax Plan a 'Scam'
Author: 0 Murphy, Democratic Congress Members Call GOP Tax Plan a 'Scam'

Ms. Trump's backing of the compromise in the House bill was a strong indication of where the White House comes down in that dispute. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Ivanka Trump, advisor to the President, made a stop in Bayville to promote the tax bills that are now moving through the House and Senate.

Author: 0 Sessions calls for probe into Uranium One and Clinton

You can read the letter at the link. The American Attorney General has directed prosecutors to "evaluate certain issues" involving the sale of Uranium One and alleged unlawful dealings related to the Clinton Foundation . "And a lot of people are disappointed in the Justice Department, including me". This move comes after President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for investigations into Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.

Worldwide Alpha-Male Bromance' Solidified as Trump Vows Support for 'Bloodstained' Duterte
Author: 0 Alpha-Male Bromance' Solidified as Trump Vows Support for 'Bloodstained' Duterte

President Barack Obama". Trump says Modi has "become a friend of ours" and praising the Indian leader during their one-on-one meeting. He arrived in Manila on Sunday after a brief stop in Vietnam. John Brennan, the former CIA director, responded Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that Trump was dismissing the former officials - himself included - as "political hacks" in an attempt to "delegitimize" the intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the ...

Author: 0 N.Korean Soldier Flees Through Hail of Bullets

North Korea's military is beginning winter drills. The South Korean military has raised its alert level in anticipation of a possible North Korean provocation following the defection. A South Korean military spokesman said: "A North Korean soldier defected from a guard post on the North Korea side of the Joint Security Area (JSA) toward our side and our military took him".

Worldwide Army to Allow People with Mental Health Conditions to Enlist
Author: 0 Army to Allow People with Mental Health Conditions to Enlist

The military branch adjusted standards last year to meet last year's goal of 69,000, accepting more recruits who did poorly on aptitude tests and giving waivers for past marijuana use, along with monetary bonuses. "There is a push, I think, in the minds of a young person, that they're going to have to figure out a path for the future", Brian Sutton, spokesman the U.S.

Worldwide Padres and Dodgers will play 2018 series in Monterrey, Mexico
Author: 0 Padres and Dodgers will play 2018 series in Monterrey, Mexico

Born in the USA and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, Adrian added, "This series will be memorable for all involved, as we visit Monterrey to repay the baseball fans in Mexico for their never-ending support of the game we all love". Their global history includes a 1996 regular-season series in Monterrey against the New York Mets, made famous when dehydrated third baseman Ken Caminiti arose after receiving intravenous fluids, grabbed a Snickers bar and then hit two home runs.

Worldwide Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute
Author: 0 Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute

They did not return to Los Angeles with their UCLA teammates on Saturday and it is unclear how long they could be detained in China. The statement will be issued after a meeting later between China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) in Manila, a diplomatic source said.

Worldwide Cash bids for corn, wheat, soybeans mixed
Author: 0 Cash bids for corn, wheat, soybeans mixed

Exports were increased by 75 million bushels, reflecting expectations of improved US competitiveness, reduced exports for Ukraine and increased demand from Mexico based on sharply lower sorghum production prospects. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures settled mixed over the trading week which ended November 10, with the long-awaited official yield estimates being the key factor in market ups and downs.

Worldwide Menendez Jury Deadlocked, Judge Says Keep Deliberating
Author: 0 Menendez Jury Deadlocked, Judge Says Keep Deliberating

In response, Walls told the jurors to go home, take the rest of the day off, and come back Tuesday ready to deliberate more. "Is there any additional guidance and what do we do now?" the foreman asked the judge in his note. Walls replied, "There is no way on this green Earth that this judge is going to declare a mistrial". Menendez addressed a gaggle of reporters outside the courthouse, thanking the the jurors, who he said "clearly" believe in his innocence.

Worldwide Men's soccer seeded No. 7 in NCAA Tournament, gets first round bye
Author: 0 Men's soccer seeded No. 7 in NCAA Tournament, gets first round bye

The Hokies were on the bubble due to their 9-9 record, but they finished No. 22 in the NCAA's final RPI rankings Monday. The Cavaliers will host either Fordham or St. 4 Louisville, No. 6 Duke, No. 8 Clemson, No. 11 Virginia, Virginia Tech and NC State are set to represent the conference on the road toward the NCAA College Cup in Philadelphia.

Worldwide EU's Mogherini calls on Hariri to return to Lebanon
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Our relationship (with Saudi Arabia) is fine and I think our agenda against Daesh (IS) is ongoing. He said he may be tempted to remain as prime minister after all. MAHA YAHYA: Yeah, I think this kind of strong-arm tactics obviously caused a lot of alarm and it flies in the face of worldwide norms. "So I suspect that this was [to] kind of soften the entire situation".

Worldwide Al-Bashir, Museveni discuss peace efforts in South Sudan
Author: 0 Al-Bashir, Museveni discuss peace efforts in South Sudan

Uganda and Sudan continue to strengthen their bilateral relations. Following ten years of strained relations, Museveni visited Khartoum in September 2015 where he and al-Bashir agreed to work together to bring stability in South Sudan and the region, and to end tensions between the two countries over the issue of rebel groups.