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 2019-11-17 07:24 

Sputnik International

Defying Court Order, Police Bar 10 Women from Praying at Ancient Temple in Indian State: Reports...

New Delhi (Sputnik): On Thursday (14 November), a five-member bench of India's Supreme Court referred the Sabarimala Temple case to a larger, seven-member bench, saying that a detailed examination was required. Last year, the top court had declared th...

 2019-11-17 07:11 

Sputnik International

Louisiana Governor Edwards Narrowly Secures Second Term, Vows to Work With Republican Lawmakers...

Democrat John Bel Edwards' gubernatorial victory comes after US President Donald Trump visited Louisiana three times in five weeks to support Republican hopeful Eddie Rispone in the runoff campaign....

 2019-11-17 07:07 

Sputnik International

TV Network Draws Heat after Casting Jailed Drug Lord El Chapo's Wife In Reality Show 'Cartel Crew'...

In July 2019, a US court sentenced notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to life in prison on a range of charges, including drug trafficking and money laundering, placing him in a US maximum security prison....

 2019-11-17 07:03 

Sputnik International

Watch Awesome Nine-Year-Old Girl Drum Cover of Nirvana...

The nine-year-old drummer Nandi Bushell conquered users online following a YouTube video of her performing a cover version of the song In Bloom (1991) by the band Nirvana....

 2019-11-17 06:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Police: Reform Party leader's life not in danger...

The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) say that Reform Party leader Kaja Kallas is not in any immediate danger, Baltic News Service reports....

 2019-11-17 06:19 

Sputnik International

At Least Seven Killed in Gas Explosion in Bangladesh - Reports...

At least seven were killed and eight were injured on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in Chittagong, Bangladesh, according to a police official....

 2019-11-17 06:08 

TASS

Russia, Cuba eye major railways reconstruction project, upper house speaker says...

Moscow and Havana have signed a respective intergovernmental agreement, which has not yet been ratified by Cuba, Valentina Matviyenko noted...

 2019-11-17 05:54 

Sputnik International

Defeated Sri Lankan Presidential Candidate Quits Ruling Party Leadership - Reports...

Sri Lanka presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa accepts defeat, congratulates victorious rival Gotabhaya Rajapaksa....

 2019-11-17 05:42 

Sputnik International

'I Kept His Secrets': Jennifer Arcuri Rails at PM Johnson for Treating Her 'Like a One-Night Stand'...

Earlier, the Observer reported that an Independent Office for Police Conduct announcement on whether Boris Johnson should be investigated for misconduct during his stint as Mayor of London over failure to declare his personal relationship with US entrepre...

 2019-11-17 05:35 

Sputnik International

UK Government, Armed Forces Accused of Covering Up War Crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan Report...

In May, the UN Committee Against Torture reportedly called on the UK to investigate claims of murder and abuse by its troops in Iraq, urging London against introducing laws granting amnesty to soldiers who could be implicated in war crimes....

 2019-11-17 05:01 

Sputnik International

Military Drone Crashes Behind Residential Building in Russia - Photo, Video...

In a tiny town in the Ryazan Region 200 km from Moscow, an Orion military UAV crash-landed, according to Sergei Bubenev, a investigator specialising in major cases for the Moscow inter district's Investigative Committee for Transport....

 2019-11-17 04:55 

Sputnik International

US, S Korea to Postpone Military Drills to Bolster N Korea Peace Effort - US Defence Secretary...

Last year, the Vigilant ACE drills were suspended amid dialogue with Pyongyang on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula....

 2019-11-17 04:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Afghanistan Blames Taliban For Delay In High-Profile Prisoner Swap...

Kabul has blamed the Taliban for a delay in the exchange of three extremist prisoners held in Afghanistan for two Western hostages that the militant group has been holding....

 2019-11-17 04:30 

Zero Hedge

Exposing The Brennan Dossier: All About A Prime Mover Of Russiagate...

Exposing The Brennan Dossier: All About A Prime Mover Of Russiagate Authored by Aaron Mat via RealClearInvestigations.com, In the waning days of the Obama administration, the U.S. intelligence community produced a report saying Russian President Vladimir ...

 2019-11-17 04:16 

RT.com

WATCH Leonid meteor shower light up night sky with spectacular shooting stars...

One of the most famous annual meteor displays, the Leonid shower, is peaking this weekend and even though this year's show could be a downer, stargazers will still be treated to occasional spectacular fireballs and shooting stars....

 2019-11-17 04:05 

Sputnik International

Iran's Defense Minister Says Only Way to Counter US Sanctions Is to Boost Defence Power...

Iran's defence minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said on Saturday that the sanctions of the US "will not fade away and the only way to counter them is improving the power in every vital field", especially in the military field....

 2019-11-17 04:02 

Sputnik International

US Consulate in Mexico Introduces Curfew Following Spike in Violence...

MEXICO (Sputnik) - The US Consulate General in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo has restricted the movement of its personnel due to a recent outbreak of violence....

 2019-11-17 04:00 

Zero Hedge

Here Are The States Where Trump Trade War Is Hammering China Exports...

Here Are The States Where Trump Trade War Is Hammering China Exports New data from the US Commerce Department shows at least 30 states, many of them Trump states, have observed double-digit declines in merchandise exports to China through Sept. of this ye...

 2019-11-17 03:59 

Sputnik International

Victoria's Secret Angels Might Be Dissolved Soon Reports...

Four Victoria's Secret Angels — Josephine Skriver, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes and Romee Strijd might soon see their careers ending, sources told Page Six following the models' latest campaign....

 2019-11-17 03:58 

Sputnik International

'Yellow Vests' in France Mark 1 Year Anniversary...

Ahead of the anniversary, yellow vest protesters took to the streets in Paris, which ended up in violent, bloody clashes between the protesters and security forces, and the event was eventually banned by the Paris police....

 2019-11-17 03:54 

TASS

Process of returning detained Ukrainian ships to Russia at final stage - Zelensky's aide...

Earlier, the Kommersant daily informed, citing unnamed sources, that Russia aims to return the detained ships to Ukraine before the Normandy Four summit...

 2019-11-17 03:38 

Sputnik International

Chinese Commerce Ministry Says PRC, US Discuss Phase One of Trade Deal...

BEIJING (Sputnik) - The chief trade negotiators from China and the United States, Vice Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have had a phone conversation regarding the first phase of a new tra...

 2019-11-17 03:30 

Zero Hedge

Everything You Need To Know About Trump (But Were Afraid To Admit You Wondered)...

Everything You Need To Know About Trump (But Were Afraid To Admit You Wondered) Authored by Sylvain LaForest via Oriental Review, The timing is right for everyone to understand what Donald Trump is doing, and try to decrypt the ambiguity of how he is is d...

 2019-11-17 03:19 

TASS

Bolivia grants impunity to military for using force during protests - commission...

According to the commission, the decree violates international human rights standards and stimulates use of force to suppress mass protests...

 2019-11-17 03:03 

Sputnik International

Russian Senior Lawmaker Discusses Renovating Cuban Railroads With Country's Leadership...

HAVANA (Sputnik) - The renovation of the Cuban railway system had been discussed with the country's leadership during the visit, Valentina Matviyenko, the Russian upper house's speaker, said at a press conference....

 2019-11-17 03:00 

Zero Hedge

Even With Better Education, Millennials Earn 20% Less Than Baby Boomers, Study Finds...

Even With Better Education, Millennials Earn 20% Less Than Baby Boomers, Study Finds The generational wealth gap has widened to historic levels, according to a recent study comparing millennial earnings to older generations', according to CNBC. When a...

 2019-11-17 03:00 

IPN

Official exchange rate for date 17.11.2019...

CurrencyCodeABRRateExchange RateAlbanian lek 008 ALL 10 1.5730 Armenian Dram 051 AMD 10 0.3682 Australian Dollar 036 AUD...

 2019-11-17 02:59 

RT.com

India's test launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile caught on VIDEO...

India has successfully test-launched a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-II. For the first time its test was conducted at night, yet was still captured by witnesses....

 2019-11-17 02:59 

Sputnik International

Bill Gates Tops Jeff Bezos as World's Richest Person...

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates overtook Amazon's Jeff Bezos as the world's richest person on Friday, reclaiming the top ranking for the first time in more than two years....

 2019-11-17 02:50 

Sputnik International

National Action Network's CEO Al Sharpton Takes $1 Million from His Own Charity...

NAN raised $7.3 million in donations last year, which exceeds the previous year's revenues by $1 million. The company had not been paying its tax debt for years before eventually paying it off five years ago. In June, Al Sharpton paid off his $95,031....

 2019-11-17 02:30 

Zero Hedge

'War On Terror' Has Killed Over 801,000 People & Cost $6.4 Trillion: New Study...

'War On Terror' Has Killed Over 801,000 People & Cost $6.4 Trillion: New Study Authored by Jessica Corbett via CommonDreams.org, The so-called War on Terror launched by the United States government in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks has cos...

 2019-11-17 02:13 

Sputnik International

Two People Die in Explosion in Kiev Dormitory - Police...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two people have died in an explosion in a dormitory in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, the local police announced on late Friday....

 2019-11-17 02:13 

Meduza

Women's rights activists in Russia lobbying for new legislation against domestic violence have started receiving threats online...

Activists working to develop legislation to curb domestic violence in Russia have started receiving threats on social media, says State Duma deputy Oksana Pushkina, who has co-authored a draft bill in parliament. Law-enforcement agencies were alerted to t...

 2019-11-17 02:09 

TASS

23 people killed in Bolivia since political crisis began - human rights commission...

715 more were injured...

 2019-11-17 02:03 

Sputnik International

Last Survivor Of Infamous Hindenburg Disaster Dies, Aged 90...

During an attempt to dock in New Jersey, the Hindenburg zeppelin suddenly burst into flames and crashed to the ground. During what has been recorded in history as the "Hindenburg Disaster," the ship was destroyed and 36 people lost their lives....

 2019-11-17 02:02 

Zero Hedge

Apple Is Now Bigger Than The Entire US Energy Sector; Disney Is Bigger Than Europe's Top 5 Banks...

Apple Is Now Bigger Than The Entire US Energy Sector; Disney Is Bigger Than Europe's Top 5 Banks Something fascinating took place on January 3: on that day AAPL slashed its revenue guidance , blamed China, and triggered a cascade of flash crashes acro...

 2019-11-17 01:58 

Sputnik International

Adam Schiff Calls President Trump a 'Charlatan', Promises to 'Send Him Back Where He Came From'...

Schiff is a strident supporter of impeaching the president, along with other House Democrats who launched the impeachment inquiry over a whistleblower complaint. Trump has slammed the allegations about his July call with Ukraine's Zelensky as another ...

 2019-11-17 01:53 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Storm Adds To Misery At Migrant Camp Deemed 'Dangerous,' 'Inhumane'...

A storm in Bosnia-Herzegovina has blasted through the improvised Vucjak camp for migrants trying to reach Western Europe, sending tents tumbling and further endangering the estimated 2,000 people stranded there....

 2019-11-17 01:42 

Sputnik International

Prince Andrew Claims He Stayed Friends with Jeffrey Epstein Because He Was 'Too Honorable'...

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, told the BBC that he was "too honourable" to end the relationship with convicted billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, in an interview aired on Saturday....

 2019-11-17 01:33 

RT.com

Prince Andrew's 'I don't sweat' & 'Pizza Express' excuses trigger avalanche of memes as he denies Epstein sex scandal links...

The Duke of York's appearance on the BBC, in which he "categorically" denied allegation of sex abuse against a minor and "explained" his ties with Jeffrey Epstein, was a total train wreck according to skeptical online community....

 2019-11-17 01:30 

Zero Hedge

Artificial Intelligence Will Enable The Future, Blockchain Will Secure It...

Artificial Intelligence Will Enable The Future, Blockchain Will Secure It Authored by Kristina Lucrezia Cornr via CoinTelegraph.com, Speaking at BlockShow Asia 2019, Todalarity CEO Toufi Saliba posed a hypothetical question to the audience: "How many ...

 2019-11-17 01:19 

TASS

Bolivia's interim government must avoid outside interference - Russia's top senator...

The main goal of the interim government is to organize a transparent inclusive election, Matviyenko said...

 2019-11-17 01:00 

Zero Hedge

For Sale: Gently-Used ICBM Silo In Arizona Desert...

For Sale: Gently-Used ICBM Silo In Arizona Desert Looking for a fixer-upper to kick back, relax and survive a nuclear apocalypse? Look no further! Located 20 minutes outside of Tucson, Arizona underneath 12 acres of land, potential buyers are looking at a...

 2019-11-17 00:49 

TASS

Date of Putin's visit to Cuba depends on his schedule - top senator...

On October 29, Diaz-Canel met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the meeting, the Cuban leader invited Putin to visit Havana...

 2019-11-17 00:45 

Sputnik International

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight - Video...

A spectacular meteor viewing opportunity awaits those who will stand away from city lights lying on their back and looking straight up. The best time to watch is after midnight when the constellation Leo rises above the horizon....

 2019-11-17 00:31 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Expresses Support For 'Long-Suffering Iranian People' As Fuel Protests Grow...

The United States expressed support for "the long-suffering Iranian people" in their protests against a "corrupt regime," and it condemned what appears to be an effort by the government to limit Internet access....

 2019-11-17 00:30 

Zero Hedge

New Legislation Will Throw People In Jail For Disrespecting Cops...

New Legislation Will Throw People In Jail For Disrespecting Cops Authored by Matt Agorist via TheFreeThoughtProject.com, In the land of the free, the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution explicitly prohibits the government from abridging the freedom o...

 2019-11-17 00:25 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarus Votes Amid Apathy And Growing Pressure From Russia...

Voters in Belarus go to the polls on November 17 in parliamentary elections with little question that candidates loyal to President Alyaksandr Lukashenka will dominate despite many opposition members being on the ballot....

 2019-11-17 00:15 

Sputnik International

Former Adviser Says Heard Nothing Illegal During Trump's Conversation With Zelensky...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Tim Morrison says he did not hear anything illegal during President Trump's call with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, according to a released transcript of his testimony before the US House of Representatives'...

 2019-11-17 00:13 

Sputnik International

Attorney General Barr Accuses Congressional Dems of Systematic 'Sabotage' of Trump Administration...

Attorney General Bill Barr accused congressional Democrats Friday of "using every tool" to "sabotage" the Trump administration, setting a "dangerous" precedent in implying that the government is illegitimate....

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