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Worldwide Turkey sends diplomatic note to United States over gold trader
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U.S. Ministry of Justice's Federal Jailhouse Bureau website said that Zarrab was released from prison on November 8, yet his lawyer refuted the claim. On Wednesday, Turkey sent a diplomatic note to the US asking it to clarify Sarraf's condition following some media reports. Zarrab is accused of helping Iran evade sanctions through a money-laundering scheme.

Worldwide Striking Ontario college faculty reject offer
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Tuesday through 10 a.m. Thursday as the strike by OPSEU-represented faculty wore on. A group of 14 have started a class-action lawsuit, and the student government at Algonquin College in Ottawa has spent $20,000 on radio and video ads urging their teachers to vote in favour of the final offer from the College Employer Council.

Worldwide Elon Poll: NC residents still down on President Trump
Author: 0 Elon Poll: NC residents still down on President Trump

The survey of 659 people, conducted on November 11, also showed people are unsure on tax reforms being pushed by the president-with just 33 percent backing a reduction in corporate tax, 44 percent opposing such a move and the remainder of people unsure on the issue.

Worldwide Radio personality accuses Sen. Al Franken of unwanted kissing, groping
Author: 0 Radio personality accuses Sen. Al Franken of unwanted kissing, groping

Tweeden described the harassment as being part of a script for a USO skit where Franken wrote where he's supposed to kiss her. " I felt disgusted and violated ". The USO is a nonprofit that provides entertainment for the USA military. "I put her in various positions and take pictures of her'". Tweeden says Franken then grabber her head and forcibly kissed her and stuck his tongue in her mouth.

Worldwide NAB asks interior ministry to put Ishaq Dar's name on ECL
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An Islamabad-based accountability court on Tuesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar , after he failed to turn up for several court hearings. On July 28, a five-judge Supreme Court bench had ordered NAB to file three references against former PM Nawaz Sharif and one against Dar. On Sept 20, NAB Prosecutor General Waqas Qadeer Dar moved a petition requesting the apex court to set aside the LHC judgement that quashed the NAB reference, as well as a ...

Worldwide Four juveniles escape South Jersey correctional facility, steal and crash vehicle
Author: 0 Four juveniles escape South Jersey correctional facility, steal and crash vehicle

The AP reports that three of the teens were wearing just underwear and the fourth was wearing khakis when they escaped from the Harborfields Youth Detention Facility in Egg Harbor City (Atlantic County) around 12:30 a.m. The other three teens were captured in Bridgeton, New Jersey on Wednesday morning. Police are still searching for Michael Huggins who was one of four juveniles who overpowered a corrections officer and fled an detention center in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey on Wednesday.

Worldwide Korean stars Lee Min Ho, Bae Suzy call it quits
Author: 0 Korean stars Lee Min Ho, Bae Suzy call it quits

The couple confirmed that they were dating in March 2015, through a statement by Star Haus Entertainment, Lee's agency, after local media outlet Dispatch reported that they had been dating. An insider said that the couple has broken up for good, and made a decision to maintain their relationship with close friends instead. He gained nationwide fame with his 2009 role as Gu Jun-pyo in the hit series Boys Over Flowers, while most recently he appeared in The Legend Of The Blue Sea and Bounty ...

Worldwide Modi remains 'by far' most popular figure in Indian politics: Pew Research
Author: 0 Modi remains 'by far' most popular figure in Indian politics: Pew Research

Roughly seven-in-ten say they have a very favorable view of the prime minister, again similar to public views in 2015. Pew Research Center declared their findings while releasing the results of their latest survey that was conducted between February 21 and March 10 and saw to the participation of around 2,464 respondents from India.

Worldwide Truck's Trump f-bomb catches Fort Bend County sheriff's attention
Author: 0 Truck's Trump f-bomb catches Fort Bend County sheriff's attention

Additionally, Fonseca called-out the sheriff for sub-tweeting her on Facebook rather than confronting her in person, saying, "Look, [the local news crew] found me". "I want to reach out to the owner of this truck and say 'Hey, listen, the last thing we need to do is have any type of confrontation over the language on your truck", said Nehls during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Worldwide Baltimore Police officer is shot and wounded
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Davis said the detective tried to start a conversation with the suspicious man when the man fired at the detective's head. Police say an officer loaded the detective into a cruiser and started driving him to the hospital, but an ambulance met them in between and transferred the victim to the ER.

Worldwide United Kingdom theatre finds 20 inappropriate behaviour cases against Kevin Spacey
Author: 0 United Kingdom theatre finds 20 inappropriate behaviour cases against Kevin Spacey

Old Vic claimed that the "cult of personality" is what likely made the victims feel that they could not "speak up or raise a hand for help". The " House of Cards " star fell under scrutiny last month after BuzzFeed published a story in which actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making a sexual advance toward him in 1986, when Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26.

Worldwide Gujjars in Rajasthan won't get reservation for the time being
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With this, the total quota in the state for government jobs and seats in educational institutes would have increased to 54 per cent - higher than the 50 per cent ceiling set by the Supreme Court. The high court criticised the state for adopting a "populist approach", saying it must proceed to get the Constitution amended instead of bringing in a piecemeal legislation.

Worldwide Cambodia's SC dissolves main opposition party
Author: 0 Cambodia's SC dissolves main opposition party

Since Cambodia's court system is not seen as independent of Prime Minister Hun Sen's government, dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party is assured when the Supreme Court makes its ruling today, said Son Chhay, whip of the party, the only opposition group to hold seats in parliament.

Worldwide Ram Mandir dispute: Ravi Shankar meets stakeholders in Ayodhya
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The Supreme Court is expected to hear the Ayodhya dispute case on December 5. Earlier in the day, Ravi Shankar said that though though people want to resolve the conflict, it was not easy to achieve. New Delhi, Nov 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Chhattisgarh Government to produce the original file in connection with the purchasing of Augusta Westland helicopters within a week's time, after hearing a PIL which claimed that illegal bribes were paid in the deal.

Worldwide Security forces kill one rebel in Manipur operation
Author: 0 Security forces kill one rebel in Manipur operation

The incident took place at around 5 am when Assam Rifles personnel saw militants planting Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Chandel district in Manipur. However, Revolutionary People's Front (RPF), while claiming responsibility of ambush, said only one of its cadre was killed in the gun-fight identified as "sgt.' Loko Ningsheng, while a cadre identified as one 'pvte" Pheiroijamba alias Thokchom Ningthem was taken away by security forces.

Worldwide A cold start today with sunshine this afternoon
Author: 0 A cold start today with sunshine this afternoon

An isolated shower is possible early this morning with cloudy skies. I'm not expecting stormy weather, but mostly light to moderate showers. That means that while we will see a chance for rain, if you get some, it won't be much. Sunny skies will push afternoon temperatures into the low to mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. The arctic air arrives Sunday . NEXT WEEK: There's still a breeze for Monday , and it's still quite chilly for this time of year.

Worldwide White House Allows Hunters To Import Heads of Killed African Elephants
Author: 0 White House Allows Hunters To Import Heads of Killed African Elephants

Though elephants are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act , the legislation allows permits to import trophies if there is evidence the hunting benefits conservation for that species. Donald Trump's White House has confirmed it will allow hunters to import the heads of elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the U.S.as part of a bid to encourage hunting.

Worldwide Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Author: 0 Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The former shah of Iran paid the British government £650 million (US$857.3 million at present rate) for 1,750 tanks, but only 185 were delivered before his regime was toppled in 1979 and the order canceled. Arrests during 2015 and 2016 of Iranians with dual citizenship in Western countries, including Zaghari-Ratcliffe, were seen as a bid by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) to undermine Iranian President Hassan Rohani and the process of improving relations with the West.

Worldwide Pradyuman murder case: Ashok Kumar's bail plea adjourned till 20 Nov
Author: 0 Pradyuman murder case: Ashok Kumar's bail plea adjourned till 20 Nov

Ashok Kumar was arrested on September 8, the same day Pradyuman, a 7-year-old Class II student, was found with his throat slit inside the school's bathroom. The accused can be seen moving out of the washroom in about 8 minutes. Ashok Kumar's family had filed a bail plea in the session court. "We have made a decision to file a case against Gurgaon Police SIT officers who framed and used torture and even drugged him to confess before the media that he had committed the crime", said Ashok's ...

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