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Twitter reactions to the wacky LaVar Ball interview on CNN

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In one of the less contentious exchanges, Ball downplayed the seriousness of his son's shoplifting charge, even though it could have earned prison time for his son in China . CNN's Chris Cuomo confronted Ball for several awkward minutes Monday trying to get an answer. I don't know what it is, I don't know, North Korea, trade pacts - there just has to be something, it just can't be at the top of your priority list, I wouldn't think. Read More »

Rep. John Conyers secretly settled sex harassment complaint by ex-employee

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The woman who settled with Conyers ended up entering into a confidential agreement in exchange for a $27,111 settlement. Citing a complaint obtained by BuzzFeed including four signed affidavits from former staff members, the report says the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee made repeated sexual advances to female staff. Read More »

Judge rules Trump can't cut off funding to sanctuary cities

Trump issued the order in January, shortly after he was inaugurated, slashing funding to jurisdictions that refuse to comply with a statute that requires local governments to share information with USA immigration authorities. That promise is also belied by the many comments by administration officials saying that is precisely what the order was meant to do. The judge ruled on lawsuits brought by Santa Clara County, California, and the city and county of San Francisco, but his ruling applies ... Read More »

USA threatens to close Palestinians' DC office amid renewed peace push

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Erekat said in a statement posted on social media that the Palestinians would "put on hold all our communications with this American administration". One of the US officials said in an email that "this measure should in no way be seen as a signal that the U.S.is backing off those efforts". White House adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on August 24, 2017. Read More »

Bill Clinton's newest sex scandal: 4 women accuse him of sexual assault

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It was during a period in the early 2000s, when Clinton was hired by "playboy billionaire" Ron Burkle, Klein writes, to work at the investor's Yucaipa companies. Writing for MailOnline , he said a member of Clinton's legal team had confirmed the new allegations. "Clinton has admitted the relationship, telling the nation in a televised address that, "Indeed I did have a relationship with Ms Lewinsky that was not appropriate", CNN reports. Read More »

Armada de Argentina no ha detectado indicios para localizar submarino desparecido

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De acuerdo a las palabras del marino, el submarino debía arribar a Mar del Plata este domingo, pero las condiciones meteorológicas podrían haber retrasado esa llegada a hoy o mañana. El ruido , que de otro modo sería captado por lo que se conoce como sonar pasivo, está distorsionado y el submarino se ve - como el sonar activo - como el fondo del mar. Read More »

Journalist shot dead by TSR jawan in Agartala

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He was reportedly killed inside the battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) in RK Nagar. Sudip Datta Bhowmik, the journalist, was a reporter with the Syandan Patrika newspaper and channel Vanguard. "We strongly condemn the brutal killing of journalist Sudip Dutta Bhowmik in Tripura". They will hold a joint meeting later tonight to decide the agitation programmes in view of the incidents of attacks on journalists in Tripura. Read More »

Milan, Amsterdam and Copenhagen battle to host Medicines Agency

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The Netherlands city joined Milan and Copenhagen earlier today in going through to the second round of voting by European Union foreign ministers. Alongside the European Banking Agency, the EMA is one of two key EU regulators which are to move away from London's Canary Wharf, where they now employ around 1,000 staff. Read More »

Opposition slams Bihar BJP chief for 'finger chopping' remark

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Rai, a parliamentarian from the eastern Indian state of Bihar, was addressing a political function in the state when he made the comments. "Each citizen of the country should be proud that the son of a poor family rose from humble beginnings to become India's prime minister". Read More »

Driver arrested, search continues in deadly slaying

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Police found 2 bundles of Heroin and cash. Shaw, 25, was killed after he pulled over a Jeep on Friday in a traffic stop on Leishman Avenue. The next day, detectives filed drug and fleeing charges against Harper. Shaw's funeral is set for Wednesday at Mount Saint Peter Church. Officers from different towns are pitching in on the manhunt so the town's police department can grieve Shaw's death. Read More »

Nigeria Police Hunts For Singer Burna Boy Over Robbery

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At the moment, efforts to apprehend him is proving futile but we count on him to make himself available for questioning immediately. Earlier, Police commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, during a press briefing, declared singer Burna Boy wanted over the incident. Read More »

Create awareness among school students on Blue Whale: SC to states

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A three-judge bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also asked the Union Human Resources Development Ministry to issue a circular to make schoolchildren aware of the perils of such games. Mr. Venugopal said the government was doing everything in its power to erase Blue Whale and had already contacted search engines like Google, which had also conveyed that it was "very hard and done very secretly". Read More »

Pilot killed after military jet crashes outside Texas Air Force base

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The injured pilot was taken to Val Verde Regional Medical Center after the T-38 Talon crashed about 14 miles northwest of Laughlin Air Force Base around Lake Amistad, the San Angelo Standard-Times reported . It provides undergraduate pilot training, as does Vance Air Force Base. Despite the series of accidents in 2008-09 the Air Force characterizes the T-38 as "extremely safe". Read More »

Centre likely to introduce bill in Winter Session to end triple talaq

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In a 3:2 majority verdict, the court held that the practice was unconstitutional and it violates fundamental rights of a woman as it irrevocably ends the marriage without any scope of reconciliation. However, it had concluded that "talaq-e-biddat" was a matter of personal law of Muslims that does not breach the Constitution's Article 25 (right to practice one's religion). Read More »

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Spread: NFL Week 12 Odds, Prediction

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They end up winning two games heading into the Thanksgiving week that gave the offense the spark they needed. "We're winning games right now, so we're ready to play", defensive end Everson Griffen said on Monday. Fox said it looks like "a really serious knee injury". Outside of the Vikings on Thanksgiving, the Lions do not have a single opponent with a winning record left on their schedule. Read More »

Electoral Commission reopens Vote Leave probe

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The Electoral Commission is also looking in a Vote Leave donation to the Veterans for Britain leave campaign. The investigation has been opened after a review of previous assessments that the Electoral Commission conducted in February and March 2017, where it initially decided no further action was needed. Read More »

Indian government orders probe into dengue treatment of dead child

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Adya Singh, daughter of Dwarka-based IT professional Jayant Singh, was admitted to Fortis on August 31 with "severe dengue ", which later progressed to "dengue shock syndrome". Adya, the daughter of a Dwarka-based IT professional Jayant Singh, spent almost 15 days at the Gurugram hospital on ventilator support. A Twitter user @DopeFloat in a post alleged that the hospital "charged Rs. Read More »

Zimbabwe in confusion as Robert Mugabe ignores latest deadline to leave

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Mnangagwa said he has fled Zimbabwe because of a threat to his life after being purged from the ruling party. Zhuwawo further indicated that the army has actually killed seven people and is holding over 200 people in custody. Mnangagwa's statement came after the country's army chief Constantino Chiwenga said that progress had been made in talks towards an apparent deal over Mugabe's exit. Read More »

At least 50 dead in Adamawa mosque bombing

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Asked who was responsible, Abubakar said: "We all know the trend". Ahmad said the insurgents abducted seven farmers killed six of them in a nearby bush. In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated on the far north of Adamawa state, around Madagali, which is near the border with neighbouring Borno state. Read More »

Russian Federation recognizes to be the origin of a radioactive pollution

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The Russian agency said that the ruthenium-106 has then been detected in Tatarstan and then in the south of Russia , before getting it fixed from the 29th of September " in all european countries, from Italy and north of Europe ". According to Greenpeace, which has now called for an in-depth investigation into the latest incident, the Mayak plant still serves as a reprocessing site for nuclear fuel. Read More »

EasyJet share price takes off as airline benefits from industry turbulence

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Headline profit before tax fell to £408mln in the year to 30 September 2017, meeting the group's expectation to reach the upper end of its guidance of between £405-410mln. It expects £100mln in one-off non-headline costs associated with the deal, due to the "parallel ramp up of a dry lease operation, including fleet conversion and staff recruitment and training costs, as well as transaction costs". Read More »

Pistons Vs Cavaliers NBA Game Preview

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With the contest comfortably in hand after three quarters, the Cavs got the opportunity to empty their bench and give plenty of playing time to their reserve unit. Instead of a big fourth quarter by Detroit, expect it to be the quarter where Cleveland secures a victory against the spread behind another big game from King James. Read More »

Night Overground night service will start in time for Christmas

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The Night Tube will extend to the London Overground for the first time on Friday 15 December. The 24-hour service follows the Night Tube, which was launched in August previous year. Due to Crossrail work taking place at Whitechapel station, London Overground night services will initially not stop at that station until works are complete. Read More »

Tiger Zinda Hai makers release a Swag Se Swagat teaser

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However, the tune of the song seems to be quite tiresome and disappointing, which makes us wonder whether it is worth a shot. Titled Swag Se Swagat , the track focuses on Salman and his former real-life girlfriend's sizzling hot chemistry in a way never seen before. Read More »

Time running out for missing submarine

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But Balbi said earlier Monday that officials analyzed the seven low-frequency satellite signals and determined they were not received from the submarine. More rescue equipment is scheduled to arrive in Argentina early next week. The U.S. Navy deployed its sailors after the government of Argentina asked for global assistance in the search. Read More »

Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

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Residents whose regularly scheduled collection day is Thursday will have collection Friday. Customers with Thursday garbage and recycling (B week) collection will have trash and recycling collected Friday, Nov. ART bus service will be suspended November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. All City parks will remain open 6 a.m. -10 p.m. November 24 and November 25, including the skatepark. Read More »