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Looking back at Sunderland's Remembrance Day parades


The Mayor of Trafford, Councillor Jonathan Coupe, will lead civic dignitaries at the civic service, which this year takes place at the war memorial on Crofts Bank Road, Davyhulme. The procession will go to the church for the Remembrance service. The war memorial is in the church grounds and facing Stamford Road. Service 10.55am; Partington War Memorial, Warburton Lane M31 4NR. Read More »

Tax probe: Queen Elizabeth II in trouble


Moreover, the company itself has limited its own tax bills via large loans to a Luxembourg holding company - between 2007 and 2014, it reported US$2.1 billion in revenue and an operating profit of US$250 million, but paid less than US$8 million in corporation tax. Read More »

Rouhani: Saudis make mistake by considering Iran as enemy


According to media reports, Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over Riyadh after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, with debris landing inside the capital's global airport on November 4. The statement also urged the United Nations to review evidence that Iran is perpetuating the war in Yemen to further its regional ambitions. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday dismissed the accusations of Iran's direct aggression made by Saudi Arabia's ... Read More »

Disney-Pixar's Coco gets a final trailer


He accidentally finds himself in the magical and colourful Land of the Dead with his dog Dante, where he meets the trickster Hector. Alongside Hector ( Gael García Bernal ), Miguel embarks on an adventure but must return home before sunrise or else be stuck in the ancestral world forever. Read More »

Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member


On Tuesday night in Minnesota, Andrea Jenkins won a Minneapolis City Council seat, making her the first openly trans woman of color elected to any USA public office, and one of two trans women to win on Election Night 2017. She is a gender advocate who has spent the past 12 years working for different council members. Jenkins' background includes serving as a historian for the University of Virginia's Transgender Oral History Project . Read More »

Trump Administration Restricts Cuba Travel and Business Dealings

Treasury Department said in a statement. Donald Trump has been reconsidering many decisions by his predecessor Barack Obama, including with regard to the relations with Cuba, one of the major achievements of the former administration. It also places off limits a new cargo port and special trade zone outside the city of Mariel that has been the focus of Cuba's efforts to draw foreign investment in manufacturing and distribution. Read More »

Veterans invited to free dinner at Legion on Saturday


Please come out to the parade and the Honorary Salute and also encourage all Veterans you may know to join us so we can honor them. On Friday, November 10 , Bay County is hosting it's annual Veteran's Day Parade. Princeton's traditional Veterans Day ceremonies will take place starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Park on South Main Street across from the fire station. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn aide suspended over allegations of harassment

Mr Prescott's suspension comes as sexual harassment claims continue to rock the Labour Party, following claims made against MPs Kelvin Hopkins and Jared O'Mara, who have both been temporarily removed from their posts. Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins has been accused of "inappropriately" hugging and making offensive comments to a young party activist. Sir Michael Fallon, former Defence Secretary has already resigned after admitting his behaviour had "fallen below standard", after journalist Jane ... Read More »

Kremlin aide comments on Putin-Trump meeting in Vietnam


Ushakov said, 'The time frame for such a separate meeting has not been agreed upon, but the possibility is being assessed'. "Putin is very important because they [Russia] can help us with North Korea ". leader is on his five-nation Asia tour. The Kremlin says Russian and USA presidents have a busy agenda for their likely encounter on the sidelines of a Pacific nations' summit later this week. Read More »

Court asks Germany to recognise third sex


Once a law is passed, Germany would become the first European country to offer intersex people the option of identifying as a designation other than male or female. The existing law is meant to remove pressure on parents to quickly make a decision about controversial sex assignment surgeries for newborns, but many advocates say it does not go far enough. Read More »

John Cornyn Bill Would 'Incentivize' Gun Background Checks


The bill by Cornyn, R-Texas, would "incentivize" federal agencies to more consistently submit information to the database. " This critically important information from the suspect's criminal history was not uploaded into the relevant background check databases, even though a federal law clearly requires that it be done ", Cornyn said. Read More »

Former 'comfort woman' hugs Trump at state banquet in Seoul


Comfort women is a euphemism for women who were forced to provide sex to Japanese troops before and during World War II. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a news conference the same day that Tokyo relayed to Seoul its position on the disputed isles and the comfort women issue through diplomatic channels. Read More »

Ex-news anchor whose girlfriend was killed on live TV wins election


A former Virginia news anchor whose journalist girlfriend was fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 has defeated a Republican incumbent for a seat in the state house. He also focused on education and health care during his campaign. The upset victory made worldwide news, though Hurst seems dedicated to keeping the focus on his local community. Read More »

Kidnapping charges pending against nude suspects after two-vehicle crash in Nisku


When they arrived, they found that five people in the auto were naked. A short time later, the woman and baby managed to get out of the vehicle. "A passerby offered assistance and secured all three in his truck", the release said. The investigation continues, with officials believing drugs and/or alcohol might have been a factor. Laurel Scott told the newspaper that this is "quite an investigation". Read More »

Zimbabwe Turmoil: Now Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies face expulsion from Zanu-PF


Several of former Zimmabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's allies are facing expulsion from the ruling party, as is Mnangagwa himself. The rally comes ahead of a meeting of the ruling Zanu-PF's powerful politiburo committee, which is expected to "seal the fate" of Mr Mnangagwa, the state-run Herald newspaper reports, without elaborating. Read More »

Smog horror: 12 injured in multi-vehicle pileup on Yamuna Expressway


Sohail Tuteja, owner of Audi, said that he was going from Aligarh to Delhi with four friends. "There are reflectors near the eastern peripheral flyway, which is under construction". "We will ensure deployment of police personnel at the spot, besides more reflectors, will be installed to avoid such accidents in future", the officer said. Read More »

Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award


Termed as "hell hole", here's why we need to look at this award-winning photograph that shows the death of humanity and wildlife in a single frame. Hazra's caption on the image said the elephant mother's ears were angled forward, stoically ignoring the jeers of the crowd while its calf screamed in confusion and fear as fire licked at its feet. Read More »

Kim Sears and Andy Murray welcome second child

We have to see, but I believe that will be the case . Around 11,000 fans packed into Glasgow's SSE Hydro venue for the Andy Murray Live exhibition match on Tuesday. "There are things I want to do better but, for a first match in four or five months, it went great". 'And now it's time to give my body the rest and recovery it needs'. Read More »

Charges dropped against woman who laughed at Jeff Sessions


Richard Shelby , R-Ala., stated that Sessions' record of "treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented". Fairooz had attended Sessions's January 10 confirmation hearing along with about two dozen members from Code Pink, a progressive activist group that regularly protests at Congress. Read More »

Why did LeBron post angry 'Arthur' meme on Monday night?


It could lead to a winning streak though, especially with LeBron James fired up. The meme is commonly understood to reflect anger or frustration, so what, everyone wondered, had him so agitated? With his high-profile team, the Cleveland Cavaliers , stuttering to a 4-6 start to the season, it's the off-court distraction James could certainly do without. Read More »

Hoboken elects first Sikh mayor in New Jersey state history


According to the Jersey Journal, those fliers appeared to be altered versions of a mailer from the campaign of Michael DeFusco, a city councilman running against Bhalla in the mayoral race. In a video posted to his campaign Facebook page, DeFusco rips the flyer in half. "One of my campaign fliers was maliciously reproduced and smeared with racist propaganda aimed at one of my opponents", he told VOA. Read More »

Parliamentary leaders review constitutional amendment


The parliamentary leaders discussed different suggestions to reach an understanding on the bill for new delimitation of constituencies after the census held this year after a gap of nearly two decades. PTI's Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the media persons after attending the meeting that the opposition bill aiming to bar disqualified person from heading a political party was supposed to be tabled in the assembly today (Tuesday) and the session was prorogued to avoid this bill. Read More »

Iran sees Pak security as its own: Gen Hatami


They also agreed to establish hotline communication between the field commanders along Pak-Iran border , fencing by Iran on its side of the border, coordinated border patrolling, intelligence sharing and more frequent interactions between the two countries. Read More »

Ryan International murder: Class XI student confesses to killing Pradyuman


Up until now, a conductor working for the school, Ashok Kumar, was considered as the prime suspect by the police in the murder and they had arrested him on the very day of the killing. The CBI will be filing a charge sheet soon and the accused will now be produced before the Juvenile Justice Board, where the court will decide whether to charge the boy as a minor or adult. Read More »

Four male suspects fled Malaysia hours after murder


A view of the test-fire of Pukguksong-2 guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the spot, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 13, 2017 KCNA via Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a cosmetics factory in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on October 28, 2017. Read More »

UN Calls for End of Attacks Against. Civilians in Yemen


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif retorted that "the allegations by Saudi officials were contrary to reality", a foreign ministry spokesman said. This is his first statement since Saturday when a missile attack on Riyadh airport was thwarted. The United States has called on the United Nations to hold Iran accountable for allegedly supplying Yemeni rebels with missiles that have been fired at Saudi Arabia, the main backer of Yemen's government in a three-year-old civil war. Read More »

Dineshwar Sharma meets 37 groups, trade bodies stay away


The group advised the former IB chief to meet the people "who have suffered". "Whatever I told him is between him and me, but I hope what I suggested he would act on that". Kashmir Economic Alliance, an umbrella group of trade-related bodies, described Sharma's appointment as a political exercise with which it had nothing to do. Read More »