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The unique venom of this snake could one day ease your pain The unique venom of this snake could one day ease your pain
- November 09, 2016

The venom of the snake is the deadliest and most fast acting among all snakes. In addition, its venom is also different from other species of snakes because, like scorpions, its venom causes its prey to spasm. Understanding sodium channel disruption has been a long-term pursuit of pharmaceutical researchers, because it's thought that it could hold the keys to unlocking better pain treatments for those with chronic ailments. (more...)
Dollar, Mexican peso, stocks tumble as Donald Trump takes election lead
- November 09, 2016

The Republican candidate has also stoked uncertainty over his stance in foreign policy and immigration, while Clinton is seen as a safe pair of hands and a candidate of the status quo. ELECTION PROSPECTS: Trump was locked in tight races across a handful of key battleground states with polls beginning to close across the nation. Currencies are equally volatile with the Mexican Peso lower and the Japanese yen on the rise. (more...)
Polls open, letting a final day of voting begin
- November 09, 2016

According to Light, election judges use a ballot entitlement chart, which covers seven different circumstances they might encounter a voter to have, and helps the judge determine the solution to the voters issue. Texas has been quick to address the issues found during early voting, but we're still expecting more Election Day issues. Around 9 p.m., early voting and mid-day ballot pick up results will be released. (more...)
Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl' Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl'
- November 09, 2016

A court ordered she be deported after serving a 15-day jail term and paying a fine of 110,000 rupees (£850). Omar Zakhiwal, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan, told National Geographic that transferring Sharbat Gula to a wing of Lady Reading Hospital where prisoners are routinely treated was "not out of any emergency concern, but rather it was the second best option" after bail was denied. (more...)
Brexit: Scotland to join legal case against British government Brexit: Scotland to join legal case against British government
- November 09, 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government is appealing against a High Court ruling last week that it does not have the executive power alone to trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, which begins exit negotiations. "This is not an attempt to veto that process". There is some debate about whether a vote at Westminster on invoking Article 50 would require a full Act of Parliament, or whether it could happen much more speedily by MPs and peers agreeing to a resolution - a ... (more...)
Philippine senator seeks to keep Duterte at bay with Supreme Court writ Philippine senator seeks to keep Duterte at bay with Supreme Court writ
- November 09, 2016

The petition stated that de Lima has been "repeatedly subjected to crude personal attacks" by President Duterte which involve the "wrongful collection and publication of her alleged private affairs and activities that are outside of the realm of legitimate public concern". (more...)
Outrage after Toblerone makes this SHOCKING change to its distinctive triangular appearance Outrage after Toblerone makes this SHOCKING change to its distinctive triangular appearance
- November 09, 2016

CHOCOLATE maker Toblerone has moved mountains, to the distaste of some of its customers, in order to reduce the weight of its Alpine-shaped bars. And a fourth, Rob Lynn, wrote: "Feeling a bit cheated by this Toblerone to be honest - more empty space than chocolate!" The chocolate maker confirmed that the gaps between the triangular segments of chocolate would be wider, reducing the weight of the 400g bars to 360g and the 170g bars to 150g. (more...)
Donald Trump recites glowing Belichick 'letter,' Tom Brady 'call' Donald Trump recites glowing Belichick 'letter,' Tom Brady 'call'
- November 08, 2016

He played so well that it earned him the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September. "But unfortunately, I'm staring at a really good Seahawks team". A University of ME product, Bates was a seventh-round pick of Indianapolis in this year's NFL Draft who appeared in one game with the Colts, versus Chicago on October 9, prior to being released four days later. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte Says Canceling US Police Rifle Deal
- November 08, 2016

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'Lost Nuke' May Have Been Found Off BC Coast 'Lost Nuke' May Have Been Found Off BC Coast
- November 08, 2016

Mr Smyrichinsky recognised the object as a nuclear weapon after he looked up photos of a Mark IV bomb online. The Convair B-36B had crashed about 50 miles (81 kilometres) south of where he found the object, Smyrichinsky said. "I found this big thing underwater, huge, never seen anything like it before", Smyrichinsky told the newspaper. "These pit balls have the explosives in them, and they're quite large, bigger than basketballs". (more...)
Comey: FBI won't recommend charges against Clinton after new email review Comey: FBI won't recommend charges against Clinton after new email review
- November 07, 2016

The new letter follows one Comey sent late last month in which he said agents would be reviewing newly discovered emails that may be connected to Clinton. "We are glad to see that he (Comey) has found, as we were confident he would, that he's confirmed the conclusions that he reached in July". The controversy began in March 2015 when it became known that during her time as United States Secretary of State, Clinton had used her family's private email server for official communications. (more...)
Washington state elector says he won't vote for Clinton
- November 07, 2016

In South Carolina, a faithless elector is subject to criminal penalties. From a federal standpoint, they're free to vote for whomever they choose.But, half the states have rules on the books to compel their electors to pick the popular winner.Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have state laws (or District of Columbia law) or state party pledges legally binding electors to the popular vote. (more...)
She Is Katy Perry, Hear Her 'Roar'... for Hillary She Is Katy Perry, Hear Her 'Roar'... for Hillary
- November 07, 2016

Katy walked out to Janet Jackson's "Nasty", which is an anthem the campaign has embraced ever since Donald Trump called Hillary a nasty woman in the third Presidential debate. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. "The soul and spirit of this country is on the ballot", McGinty said of the stakes on Tuesday. (more...)
Kurdish forces launch campaign to retake Raqqa from IS Kurdish forces launch campaign to retake Raqqa from IS
- November 07, 2016

But Kurdish officials have rejected any role in the Raqqa campaign for Turkey or the opposition forces it backs inside Syria, and USA officials have also acknowledged that the YPG will be a major part of any Raqqa offensive. Some 5,000 Islamic State fighters are said to be based in Raqqa, but this number may have swelled in recent weeks with the arrival of jihadis fleeing Mosul. (more...)
Insurgent offensive in Aleppo kills dozens of civilians Insurgent offensive in Aleppo kills dozens of civilians
- November 07, 2016

The opposition fighters launched the attack on October 28 and have since advanced on a number of neighborhoods held by pro-government forces. It added rebels had captured the Dahiyet al-Assad neighbourhood and the village of Minyan west of Aleppo . (more...)
What happens next? UK High Court ruling complicates Brexit
- November 06, 2016

The court has ruled on a challenge brought by a collection of individuals, including investment manager Gina Miller , to the government's intention to trigger Article 50 , setting off Brexit negotiations, without putting the matter to a vote in parliament first. (more...)
Throngs of Chicago Cubs fans expected for parade Throngs of Chicago Cubs fans expected for parade
- November 06, 2016

Cubs players enjoyed their victory lap on Friday from Wrigley Field to Grant Park, where the festivities continued with a rally to celebrate the Cubs' historic win. "I want to congratulate the fans, and thank you for being so patient". Waiting 108 years for a championship does that. If the winds of change come in we will pursue [trades]. (more...)
Melania Trump vows to take on cyberbullying as first lady Melania Trump vows to take on cyberbullying as first lady
- November 06, 2016

Melania attempted to address what the White House will look like if she were the first lady, but remained vague on exactly how she would do it. "We must find better ways to honor and support the basic goodness of our children, especially in social media", she said . (more...)
Swiss immigrant talks untouched by Brexit Swiss immigrant talks untouched by Brexit
- November 06, 2016

However, it said the slowdown is primarily due to calendar effects and "growth momentum will remain essentially unchanged". Please click the button below to manage your account. Britain's vote has fueled fears that Switzerland could face tougher negotiating partners. Wednesday's report predicted only "moderate" short-term economic fallout from the referendum result. (more...)
Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede
- November 04, 2016

Campaign officials stress they are not taking the outcome of the election for granted. "That is risky", Obama said . "A concession isn't just an exercise in graciousness. "The landscape has gotten a lot tougher for Republicans in the House", said Liesl Hickey, a Republican strategist involved some of those races. In Pennsylvania, Sen. (more...)
Judge: Instructions to bridge jury will stand
- November 04, 2016

ET. The motion filed Thursday comes a day after attorneys for two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie asked the judge to give new instructions to jurors on the top conspiracy count in the indictment. The defense wanted to have jurors determine the defendants' guilt or innocence based on whether the government proved there was a plot to retaliate against Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. (more...)
Report alleges Italian abuse of migrants to meet EU rules Report alleges Italian abuse of migrants to meet EU rules
- November 04, 2016

According to European Union law, migrants must stay in the first country they reach which is determined by which country first records their fingerprints. De Bellis told AFP the testimonies were consistent with each other and therefore, while Amnesty can not verify every single detail of each account, "we are certainly in a position to say there is a problem of use of excessive force by the police". (more...)
Remaining 1500 children to be removed from Calais 'Jungle'
- November 04, 2016

Such camps are frequently cleared out by authorities who move migrants to temporary shelters. French authorities have begun busing underage migrants out of Calais to processing centers around France. The child migrants are being taken to 60 dedicated centres scattered around France where United Kingdom officials will study whether they have the right to United Kingdom asylum. (more...)
Oil and Gas: UK, Colombia sign oil deal during Santos' state visit
- November 04, 2016

He will also travel to Northern Ireland, where a decades-long civil conflict was ended through political negotiation in the 1990s. On Tuesday, Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez de Santos dined on Dover sole and pot-roasted pheasant at a Buckingham Palace banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. (more...)
FBI Found No Evidence of Trump-Russia Connection — NY Times
- November 03, 2016

The FBI's summer investigation yielded no results in terms of tying Trump to Russian Federation, according to a new report at The New York Times , instead coming to the conclusion that the hackers targeting the Democratic National Committee do not support Trump but generally support disrupting us presidential elections. (more...)
Hezbollah ally elected voted as Lebanon's new head of state
- November 03, 2016

President Rouhani had a telephone conversation with the new President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun and congratulated him on his election, expressing hope that Tehran-Beirut ties be developed more than before in the new era. He is expected to nominate Saad Hariri to return as prime minister, but with little consensus in the political landscape, the process of forming a government is likely to be long and arduous. (more...)
Woman, BSF jawan injured in Pak shelling
- November 03, 2016

Small arms and mortars shells were fired by the rangers but were not effective. "However, one of the militants was killed in the army firing", an army spokesman said. BSF said as per the ammunition used in firing and shelling it appeared that Pakistani Army was supporting Pakistani rangers along IB. In the past two-three years, border guards have skipped the exchange of candies on a few occasions. (more...)
West Indies dismissed for 337, lead by 56 West Indies dismissed for 337, lead by 56
- November 02, 2016

Pakistan, 81-2 at lunch, lost Younis after the 38-year-old played a rare rash shot off spinner Rostan Chase and was caught at mid-wicket by Leon Johnson. The highlight of the morning session was Brathwaite's innings. Bishoo just needs to stay there and then the visitors can get some thing out of the match for the very first time. (more...)
Federal govt to respect Supreme Court decision regarding Panama Papers: Asif
- November 02, 2016

Supreme Court directs PTI, PMLN to agree upon Terms of Reference on which commission will initiate inquiry. Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said the government will fully respect the decision of the Supreme Court regarding investigation into the Panama Papers. (more...)
Ban Ki-moon sacks UN peacekeeping commander in South Sudan
- November 02, 2016

His spokesman, Mr Stephane Dujarric, told reporters at a daily news briefing that Mr Ban had "asked for the immediate replacement of the force commander". About 70 United Nations personnel, aid workers and local staff were inside when government soldiers forcibly entered the camp on July 11, the report said. (more...)