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Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary A cornerstone of stationery cupboards across the globe, the hole puncher celebrates its 131st anniversary today (November 14). The Doodle portrays the hole puncher in a GIF image with Google written in well, punched holes. However, the first recorded patents for a paper hole puncher was published by an American man named Benjamin Smith in 1885. Another type of hole puncher is the single hole... [Full Article...]

The Manus Island refugee deal that Ardern has offered Turnbull

The Manus Island refugee deal that Ardern has offered Turnbull Whether that meeting will go ahead is now in question, after she revealed she'd had another brief chat with Mr Turnbull in passing on Monday morning (local time) but refused to say when any further talks would happen. One of Malcolm Turnbull's Ministers Matt Canavan has described it as a publicity stunt by Jacinda Ardern. The approximately 420 asylum seekers and refugees choosing to remain at ... [Full Article...]

Justice Khosa recuses himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reopening hearing

Justice Khosa recuses himself from Hudaibiya Paper Mills reopening hearing The bench constituted by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday also consisted of Justice Dost Muhammad Khan and Justice Mazhar Alam Minakhel. The referee judge is not competent to set aside the finding of the judge of high court regarding re-investigation as has been done in this case, the NAB has contended. [Full Article...]

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump Trump is on a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. PM Modi is the second Indian Prime Minister to visit Manila since Indira Gandhi. But Trump's rapport with Duterte comes during a time when Duterte is being criticized around the world for approving extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs. [Full Article...]

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings Trudeau said Canada had a reputation for being frank in discussing issues like the rule of law and human rights with partners everywhere. Aside from this, Trudeau also discussed the garbage issue with the Philippine President saying that Canada is very much engaged in finding a solution on that issue. [Full Article...]

Syria issue to dominate meeting between Erdogan, Putin

Syria issue to dominate meeting between Erdogan, Putin Erdogan noted that Turkey and Russian Federation will continue to strengthen relations in the economic, political and military spheres. Putin said Russian Federation and Turkey are planning to launch the first reactor at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023. [Full Article...]

Saad Hariri: Lebanon return from Saudi Arabia 'within days'

Saad Hariri: Lebanon return from Saudi Arabia 'within days' He indicated the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Lebanese in the Gulf could be at risk, as well as trade, vital to the stability of the Lebanese economy. "We hope that Hariri will return to Lebanon as soon as possible" and formally submit his resignation, he said. "I am not against Hezbollah as a party, I have a problem with Hezbollah destroying the country", Hariri said during the inter... [Full Article...]

President Trump to make "major" announcement about North Korea, trade

President Trump to make Abe's unprecedented meeting with both Xi and Li in such a short period of time is a sign of improving relations. Japan's Press Secretary, Norio Mayurama, in a press briefing following the summit, repeatedly emphasized that disputes in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) was an issue of the "rule of law". [Full Article...]

Sudan and Uganda announce direct flights between both countries

Sudan and Uganda announce direct flights between both countries President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived for a three-day visit in Uganda on Monday, defying an global Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him. A delegation from the Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization visited Uganda from November 5-8, 2017 to inspect the coffee testing/quality assurance facilities of Uganda Coffee Development Authority, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)... [Full Article...]

Duterte, Philippine President, Boasts He Killed Someone as a Teenager

Duterte, Philippine President, Boasts He Killed Someone as a Teenager In 2015, while he was mayor of Davao City, Mr. Duterte said in an interview with Esquire that he had stabbed someone to death when he was 17 years old. Senator Leila de Lima, a Filipino politician who has condemned Duterte's efforts, was herself charged with drug trafficking after speaking publicly in opposition to the brutality, charges the European Union believes are bogus. [Full Article...]

Afghan Officers Killed by Taliban Militants Wearing Night-Vision Goggles

Afghan Officers Killed by Taliban Militants Wearing Night-Vision Goggles Provincial police spokesman Matiullah Helal said on November 14 that at least 15 officers were also wounded when the militants stormed 15 security posts in the Maywand and Zhari districts overnight. "Our forces resisted until they received reinforcement and air support", said Zia Durrani, spokesman for Kandahar's police chief. The Taliban attacks have not only increased lately, but they are even... [Full Article...]

Sessions Raises Prospect of Special Counsel on GOP Concerns

Sessions Raises Prospect of Special Counsel on GOP Concerns Sessions said he wouldn't confirm or deny whether there was an investigation but that he has asked senior prosecutors to evaluate "certain issues" raised by Mr. In apparent anticipation of those concerns, Boyd said in the letter that Justice Department "will never evaluate any matter except on the facts and the law". [Full Article...]

Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial

Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial The jury weighing bribery charges against Sen. In an unusual tell-all to CNN and other news outlets last week, Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, formerly juror No. A juror who was excused from the trial on Thursday gave a glimpse into deliberations, saying most jurors favored acquittal and that she would have cast a not-guilty vote for the New Jersey Democrat on all counts. [Full Article...]

Duterte sings at ASEAN gala dinner 'upon Trump's orders'

Duterte sings at ASEAN gala dinner 'upon Trump's orders' White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on the other hand, said specifically that "human rights briefly came up in the context of the Philippines' fight against illegal drugs". Since taking office in 2016, the controversial Filipino leader has presided over a bloody so-called war on drugs in which more than 7,000 people have been extrajudicially killed by police or vigilantes. [Full Article...]

US Navy aircraft carriers operate off Korean Peninsula

US Navy aircraft carriers operate off Korean Peninsula There was no peace treaty. South Korea said Tuesday it is gauging an "appropriate" time to implement its planned aid to North Korea via United Nations agencies. Seoul says more than 30,000 North Koreans have defected to the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. In 1998, a North Korean solider fled to South Korea via Panmunjom. [Full Article...]

Lebanon's Maronite patriarch makes historic Saudi visit

Lebanon's Maronite patriarch makes historic Saudi visit She said outside interference in Lebanon - buffeted for decades by conflicts between bigger players in the region such as Iran and Syria - was a "current and always existing threat". This week's events, he says, are Hariri's own chosen response to an escalating power struggle in the Middle East. "I think this is all part of a trend that is regional and not just about Lebanon". [Full Article...]

General Electric halves dividend for shareholders

General Electric halves dividend for shareholders POR has been the subject of several research analyst reports. The logo of General Electric Co.is pictured at the Global Operations Center in San Pedro Garza Garcia, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, on May 12, 2017. Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) was raised too. The company has a market capitalization of $4,301.38, a P/E ratio of 20.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.63 and a beta of 0.29. [Full Article...]

Toddler is lone survivor in Detroit-area crash

Toddler is lone survivor in Detroit-area crash The AP and Free-Press report the Buick SUV was driving at high speeds in Harper Woods when the driver tried to pass another auto, lost control, careened across the lanes, and ended up striking a bridge. The adults all were between 18 and 25 years old. Police say the four who kicked the bucket weren't wearing safety belts. The eastbound stretch of I-94 was closed for six hours as police investiga... [Full Article...]

ASEAN can't give 'instant reply' to Trump's 'generous' sea dispute offer: Cayetano

ASEAN can't give 'instant reply' to Trump's 'generous' sea dispute offer: Cayetano This is ASEAN and China's biggest milestone for the past 15 years in crafting a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea. "It can ill-afford a violent confrontation". Duterte said that when he raised concerns over China's increasing military capability in the South China Sea, Xi replied: "No, it's nothing". The media was ushered out of the venue before they could hear the response of the Aus... [Full Article...]

UNO soccer earns first-ever NCAA tournament bid

UNO soccer earns first-ever NCAA tournament bid Francis (N.Y.) in the second round at 5 p.m. Sunday. Wake Forest earned the No. 1 overall seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament , the selection committee announced on Monday afternoon. The Hokies advanced to the Elite Eight last season. It was the Monarchs' second conference championship in four years. IN earns the overall No. 2 seed and will host the victor of Old Dominion-NC State in the sec... [Full Article...]


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