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McMaster Called Trump 'Dope' With The Smarts Of A 'Kindergartner'

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These sources told BuzzFeed that McMaster called his boss an "idiot", a "dope" and said Trump had the intelligence of a "kindergartner". A separate source also claimed McMaster disparaged Trump in a private conversation, saying he didn't have the intellectual firepower to understand national security issues. Read More »

Girl, 12, abducted in Denison by boy, 13

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The Amber Alert issued by Denison Police says 12-year-old Beyonce Carrasco was abducted by 13-year-old Rodolfo Penaflor Junior. The Denison Police Department issued the alert. A clothing description was not provided. They are believed to be driving a white 2016 Nissan Sentra with Iowa Plates, EYB 982. A direction of travel was not provided. Read More »

Mueller Requests Justice Department Documents Related to Comey's Firing

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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his former business partner, Rick Gates, have been indicted on money-laundering and other charges tied to their previous lobbying efforts. The document request, first reported by ABC News , is part of Mueller's examination of whether Trump tried to obstruct justice by firing the FBI director overseeing the investigation into his campaign ties to Russian Federation, reported Business Insider . Read More »

United States begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan

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Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of United States forces in Afghanistan, told reporters at the Pentagon that a US F-22 Raptor and Afghan Air Force A-29s also participated in the strikes. "The fighting that they´re doing is to control the means of production, to control the poppy fields, to force farmers into growing poppy and then be able to process this opium into heroin in the relative safety of these areas", he said. Read More »

White House officials says ACA mandate repeal is negotiable

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The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the US have health insurance or pay a fine. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., a top McConnell lieutenant, predicted on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the Senate bill would pass. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has already said he can't back the bill as written. Republicans can not afford to lose more than two senators on the final vote, which would allow Vice President Mike Pence to cast a tie-breaking 51st vote in his capacity as president of the ... Read More »

India cancels $500 million deal for Israeli missiles

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The Ministry of Defence has recently cancelled a missiles deal worth $500 from Israel, asking the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO ) to indigenously develop the required Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) instead. Read More »

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

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The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester's death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Discrimination against transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary people is a regular feature , with this discrimination sadly increasing towards transgender children. Read More »

Nick Cave calls Israel shows a "principled stand" against boycott campaign

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However, he also recalled his first couple of tours in the country. Earlier this year, Radiohead and Waters publicly traded spats through the press and social media, and Cave echoed Radiohead's statements in a press conference , saying: "If you do come [to Israel], you have to go through public humiliation from Roger Waters and his partners and no one wants to embarrass themselves publicly". Read More »

Injuries Reported In Warehouse Fire In New Windsor

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The cause of the fire was under investigation. Police say the explosion happened at around 10:30 a.m.at Verla International on 463 Temple Hill Road in New Windsor. A blaze tore through a warehouse in New Windsor Monday morning. "Everybody's concerned", Green said. Officials said more than 100 people work at the factory, one of the largest employers in the area. Read More »

Ireland withdraws bid for hosting European Medicines Agency

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Amsterdam was the most popular of 19 potential new homes for the drugs watchdog in a recent survey of staff, with 81 percent of them saying they would be willing to move to the Dutch city. The decision on where the new home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will be is to be made today, and Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, has emerged as the surprise favourite to win the bid . Read More »

China to Help Resolve Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh

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Through joint efforts, the ceasefire has been in place, Wang said. Violence came to Rakhine State in late August after Rohingya militants launched offensives against state outposts, sparking a deadly crackdown by the Burmese military that was met with strong global condemnation. Read More »

Alternative Keystone XL route OKed in Nebraska

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Jane Kleeb, president of the environmental advocacy group Bold Alliance, said green-lighting the alternative may have helped the commission reach a "middle ground solution". But the vote could allow developer TransCanda Corp.to access property of holdout landowners and proceed with the $8 billion project, which stretches from the northern US border, through the country's oil-rich western states to Gulf Coast oil refineries. Read More »

Voting ongoing in most polling stations in Anambra

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This was made known in Awka at a post-election briefing organized by the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group, and the Center for Transparency Advocacy. Amadi also lauded the federal Government for improving on logistics and welfare of the police and other security agencies for the exercises. The Anambra governorship election has taken off in polling units across the state . Read More »

Big push towards Ram Mandir resolution in Ayodhya

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Rizvi said that the claim of the Sunni Centra Waqf Board over the Babri mosque land by way of February 26, 1994 order was already rejected by Faizabad District Judge and later by the High Court. "It is absurd. He has been silent on it ever since and has become active only now". The board have come up with this proposal after discussing with various stakeholders, said Rizvi. Read More »

Indonesia graft suspect detained after doctors clear health

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He was arrested again on Friday but the KPK said it had delayed enforcing his detention as he was still receiving treatment for his injuries. His movement into custody meant that doctors concluded he no longer needed continued hospitalization despite his lawyer's claims that he was badly injured. Read More »

Today is Universal Children's Day

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Update: 5:12PM CHILDREN from across the Pacific today marked World Children's Day by taking over key roles in media and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted. Although this day is not seen as a public holiday, people can celebrate it in various ways such as schools informing children about the concept of rights and how to respect one another. Read More »

Woman with crude anti-Trump sticker adds new decal to her truck

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Fonseca told KPRC 2 the same day that she had no desire to talk to the sheriff. "Her behavior is disgusting". Fonseca says she first put the sticker on her husband's truck about 11 months ago, voicing her disapproval for Trump's proposed border wall and says the family is expressing their first amendment rights. Read More »

David Lee retires from the National Basketball Association after 12 seasons

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After five seasons with the team, he signed a free agent contract in Golden State. Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and Lee recently announced their engagement. His final year was spent with the Spurs, where he averaged 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds while playing in 79 games. He did not play this season. Lee, 34, has played 12 seasons in the league since being drafted with the 30th pick in 2005 by the Knicks. Read More »

BRYN MAWR TRUST Co Has $7.42 Million Stake in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

Citigroup maintained Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Monday, October 30 with "Neutral" rating. Baldwin Invest Mgmt Ltd Company invested in 2,000 shares or 0.1% of the stock. (NASDAQ: QCOM ). U S Global stated it has 6,343 shares. 1,545 are held by Tradewinds Cap Ltd Company. The consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is presently 2.40. Read More »

Israel again fires warning shot at Syrian military position

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Israeli tanks fired warning shots on the military installation Sunday evening after Syrian soldiers were spotted working to fortify the outpost in violation of the 1974 ceasefire agreement, the army said. Druze men in the Israeli Golan Heights congregate near the Syrian border, waving their community's flag, after they heard about a suicide bombing in the Syrian Druze village of Hadar, on November 3, 2017. Read More »

Hidden Camera Shows Nurses Laughing As 89-Year-Old Man Dies

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Roughly eight minutes later, a nurse comes in, raises his bed, turns off his call light and then leaves the room. Instead, the footage shows nursing staff repeatedly start and stop Dempsey's chest compressions. Despite the confronting footage being watched in 2015, the nurses only lost their licences after the TV station saw the footage released to the public. Read More »

Lexi Thompson misses 2ft putt to lose LPGA finale

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On Saturday Kaufman fired an eight under 64 to grab a share of the lead at the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship heading into the final round. Question: Which setback on the golf course affects your confidence the most? But she's new to the LPGA Tour and already has won rookie of the year. Read More »

Aide says Trump sees allegations against Moore as credible

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She said she told some friends, who advised against continuing to meet Moore so when Moore called again she came up with an excuse and didn't go. "I'm telling you that we want the votes in the Senate to get this tax bill through", Conway told the hosts of Fox & Friends when asked if people in Alabama should vote for Moore over his opponent, Democrat Doug Jones. Read More »

India's Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi dies

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He is survived by wife Deepa Das Munshi and son Priyadeep. At the time of the stroke that left him paralyzed, he was heading India's Information and Broadcasting Ministry under the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government. Read More »

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention into Arab affairs

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They also said that Iran establishes terrorist groups inside Bahrain that were financed and trained by Hezbollah of Lebanon and the Revolutionary Guard of Iran. Saudi Arabia maintains that any relations with Israel hinge on Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands captured in the 1967 Middle East war, territory Palestinians seek for a future state. Read More »

A tale of two turkeys: Virgil and Homer prepare to be pardoned

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The National Turkey Federation will foot the bill for the birds' lodgings, as it has in the past, according to the White House. The nation's luckiest turkey - and its understudy - have arrived in Washington, D.C., to participate in President Trump's first Thanksgiving turkey pardoning, which will take place at the White House Tuesday. Read More »

Pakistan Defence's verified Twitter account suspended over photoshopped picture of Indian student

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The original picture belongs to Kawalpreet Kaur, a psychology student from the University of Delhi posted the original post in June 2017 against the incidents of mob lynching. "Only bigots want hate", she wrote a Facebook post as saying. "It had become a matter of my security". The image was first brought to the notice of former vice-president of JNU Students' Union, Shehla Rashid, who asked Twitterati to report the image. Read More »

Victoria Cross awarded to hero dog who sniffed out Afghanistan BOMBS

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The medal was awarded to Mali by the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), one of the top veterinary charities in Britain, on its 100th anniversary. He played a key role in breaking the stalemate that had begun to develop in the building, providing impetus for the host nation and United Kingdom forces to continue to fight and bring about a successful resolution. Read More »

Gas prices higher than we've seen lately

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GasBuddy's annual holiday travel survey found that travelers are still expected to travel longer distances despite the higher gas prices. Nationally, it's $2.54/gallon. It was $2.79 per gallon in 2014. According to GasBuddy, drivers will see the highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014. Gas prices are down across the country over the last week but that is definitely not the case locally. Read More »

Padmavati banned in Madhya Pradesh

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Made with a budget of around Rs 180 crore, which is quite huge, Padmavati has landed into trouble for allegedly distorting historical facts in the film. The decision was taken by the state CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan after the Rajput Community in the state submitted a memorandum seeking a ban on the film. Read More »

Alonso did "very well" in Toyota test, says Wurz

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The test comes a day after the final race of the world endurance season, the Six Hours of Bahrain, with Alonso then travelling to Abu Dhabi for the year's closing grand prix at Yas Marina. While Alonso wasn't officially enrolled after the previous WEC rookie selections, his relationship with Toyota has allowed him to test-fit a racing seat as well as join in for this weekend's testing event. Read More »

Pics That Prove That Manushi Chhillar Is A Fashionista

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All of 21, Manushi was born to doctor parents in Haryana, which once ranked the worst among all states in sex ratio in India. The new Miss India World, Manushi Chillar has also been titled "Beauty With a Purpose". Stephanie Hill of England and Andrea Meza of Mexico finished as runners-up. "Super proud! Jai Hind". On Monday, Manushi said that she was not upset with Shashi Tharoor . Read More »

Cool to start the week. Pleasant for Thanksgiving

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Monday: Scattered snow and rain showers. Mostly sunny conditions will go along with mild temperatures primarily in the 50s. Friday Night .Mostly clear. For those traveling Saturday night , you will likely have some travel impacts because of our incoming storm. We'll cool off again on Thanksgiving with highs only in the 40s and low 50s for most. Read More »

NY Gov Cuomo named in sexual harassment lawsuit filed on Saturday

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Cater says in court papers that Hoyt repeatedly reminded her that he could take her job away in a second if she complained or refused his advances. He later helped her find an apartment and a job at the Department of Motor Vehicles and used his political power to "seduce, manipulate, sexually harass and sexually assault the Plaintiff without any repercussions". Read More »

Dash cam captures plane flying dangerously low, then crashing on Florida road

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In the video, a plane can be seen flying very low over the highway. The video showed the plane landing in trees on the side of the road, but not before leaving a trail of debris. The pilot reported that the noticed a a problem with the engine while he was over the area of Sunset Road and Belcher Road in Clearwater. The pilot said he knew he wouldn't make it to the airport and started looking for a safe place to land, which was the road. Read More »

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

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His address provoked immediate anger. Political analyst Alex Magaisa said the military's surprise intervention, coupled with the ZANU-PF's moves against the man leading it for decades "confirms that what Mugabe believed to be popular support was only a facade created by people in his party". Read More »

Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said Martinez "died as a result of serious injuries suffered while on patrol" but did not elaborate. "The region's mountains and the Rio Grande make it a hard area for people to cross illegally into the US from Mexico". Read More »

Trump All But Dares Jeff Flake to Vote No on Tax Bill

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Such was not the case in Mesa, Arizona on Friday night, where flake and Mayor John Giles co-hosted a town hall meeting to discuss tax reform. He has come under fire for a number of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, but has refused to leave the race . Read More »

Ahsan Iqbal arrives at IHC over Islamabad sit

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The IHC judge was hearing a petition filed by citizen Abdul Qayyum after passing directives to authorities concerned to ensure the dispersal of protesters on the same petition three days ago. In a continuing effort to find a peaceful solution to the protest, which has disrupted life in Islamabad and Rawalpindi for over a week, Iqbal appealed to the religious leaders and asked them to call off the protest. Read More »

Man, 49, held on suspicion of murdering teenager Gaia Pope

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Police searching for missing teenager Gaia Pope last night revealed her body had been found on a clifftop near her home. Gaia's cousin Marienna Pope-Weidemann told Sky News the family are "absolutely devastated" by the find and "unable to put these feelings of loss into words". Read More »

LA County patrol vehicle collision kills 2 children

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Witnesses at the scene said the sheriff's deputy auto did not have its sirens on and may have only turned its lights on moments before the crash. The crash occurred at around 7:30 p.m. The deputies, who had been headed to a shots-fired call, were listed in stable condition, police said. "We extend our deepest condolences to the families and all those affected by this tragic accident", a sheriff's department statement said. Read More »

FDP breaks off coalition talks with Merkel, Greens

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After four weeks of exploratory talks, their immediate aim now is to establish enough common ground to embark on formal coalition negotiations. While the FDP continues to demand tax cuts, the trickiest sticking point concerns immigration, where the CSU insists on capping new arrivals at 200,000 a year. Read More »

Netanyahu to face sixth round of questioning in graft probes

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Despite public outcry at the high salary, including a hearing on the appointment in the Knesset's Interior Affairs Committee, Horev's contract was extended by a further three years this March. The second case relates to allegations that Netanyahu struck a deal for more favorable media coverage with Arnon Mozes, publisher of popular Hebrew-language newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth . Read More »