stayontheblack.com

World

Saudi Arabia leads Arab nations in condemning Iran, Hezbollah

Arab diplomats said a Saudi draft resolution put forward to the Arab ministers is proposing a declaration of solidarity with the Kingdom and stating Arab support for actions it might take to safeguard its national security in the face of Tehran's policies.

World

Big Bend Border Patrol agent dies in the line of duty

Governor Abbott tweeted in a similar vain: 'Our prayers are with the families of this Border Patrol Agent who was killed & the other who was injured in this attack in Texas, ' he wrote. Greg Abbott and Sen. "We will, and we must, build the Wall! ". The Border Patrol has released few details about what led to the death of 36-year-old Agent Rogelio Martinez, including whether investigators have any suspects or think smugglers or people who were in the country illegally were involved.

World

Israeli minister namedrops Saudi Arabia as covert partner

Saudi Arabia , added Al-Jubeir, will not stand idly by in the face of Iran's "blatant aggression". A diplomatic source says Riyadh is seeking to adopt a condemnation of "Iran and Arab militias linked to this country". He also noted that Israel and Saudi Arabia have never fought each other. "Under US President Donald Trump there is an opportunity to form a new global alliance in the region", Eisenkont said, "we need to carry out a large, comprehensive strategic plan to stop the Iranian ...

World

Rahul Gandhi set take over as Congress president on early December

Amidst speculations of Rahul Gandhi's elevation to the top post , Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday called the meeting of Congress Working Committee on November 20. The party sources said the election process was likely to be completed before the Gujarat Assembly elections, which starts on December 9. However the meeting is indeed necessary because completing the organisational elections - the date of which was extended to December 31 by the Election Commission - is a ...

World

Trump criticizes Al Franken, but remains silent on Roy Moore

Moore's campaign has been rocked by a series of recent sexual assault and misconduct allegations levied against him. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R.) said Friday that she has "no reason to disbelieve" the women who have accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct but will still vote for her party's nominee.

World

Backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea

The images of Sinpo South Shipyard released on Thursday by 38 North , a project by the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies that specializes in North Korea analysis, suggested there were signs of movement and parts in the area since the start of the year.

World

Dhinakaran says Poes Garden IT raids a political move

The Sasikala faction questioned why Jayalalithaa's house was being targeted and said it was a witch hunt by the EPS government. "Friday's search is the result of the raids conducted in their houses". Responding to the media in Tuticorin, 600km from here, Minister of State for Finance and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said: "The raids were done on the basis of specific information and not for political vendetta".

World

NBC5 Forecast: Wind Advisory in effect today

Monday will be another attractive day! Thanksgiving: High: 61 Low: 35 Sunny. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Wherever your plans take you for the holiday, do not forget to download the NBC Boston / NECN app to stay up-to-date on the latest weather updates on-the-go.

World

Trump says big game trophy ban reversal is on hold

The Fish and Wildlife Service said in a written notice issued Thursday that permitting parts of elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia to be brought back as trophies will raise money for conservation programs. The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, which advocates for animal rights, applauded the decision to reimpose the ban, but said more needed to be done.

World

Turkey pulls troops out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise over 'enemy' list

Turkish President and Chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the AK Party's Rize 6th Ordinary Provincial Congress in Rize, Turkey on November 18, 2017. "You have seen the disrespectful behaviour at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill yesterday". It was organised by the multi-national Joint Warfare Centre led by Major General Andrzej Reudowicz of Poland.

World

BJP Faces Anger, Resignation Over Dropped Leaders In Gujarat Poll List

The JD (U) faction, led by Nitish Kumar, on Friday managed to keep the "arrow" symbol of the party with the Election Commission ruling that the group led by the Bihar chief minister has demonstrated overwhelming majority support in the legislature.

World

DoD Releases Sexual Assault Local Installation Data

The Army post with the most reports of sexual assaults in fiscal 2016 was Fort Hood , Texas, with 199; the most in the Navy in fiscal 2016 was Naval Station Norfolk , Virginia, with 270; and the most in the Marine Corps that year was 169 at Camp Lejeune , North Carolina.

World

North Korean defector had 'enormous amount' of parasitic worms in body

This means the soldier's body is representative of many North Koreans and potentially insightful for researchers hoping to learn about the wider health of the country. North Korea has denied the allegation. It's possible the feces is contaminating vegetables grown in the soil. The medical briefing described the wounded soldier as being 1.70m and 60kg with his stomach containing corn, a staple grain that more North Koreans may be relying on in the wake of what the United Nations has ...

World

Woman with 'Fuck Trump' truck decal arrested: 'People abuse the badge'

She said the decal had attracted attention before and that she had been pulled over, but had never gotten a ticket. Karen Fonseca, a hero in Fort Bend, Texas, was arrested Thursday after a local sheriff threatened to charge her with disorderly conduct for a "Fuck Trump" decal on the back of her truck-or, to be precise, "FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM".

World

Cop, Zakir Musa associate killed in Zakura shootout

They were taken to hospital where Imran, 31, who hailed from Jammu's Udhampur, succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen spokesman claimed that militants of the outfit attacked the joint party of SOG and CRPF at Zakura in which a police officer was killed and many others injured.

World

TERROR: Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack

Israeli doctors confirmed that both settlers who were hit suffered mild to moderate injuries. He than got out of the vehicle and attempted to stab a soldier with a knife, the soldier shot him, wounding and disabling him. Israeli forces regularly shoot Palestinians that they suspect of carrying out resistance attacks, even if eyewitness accounts point to the contrary.

World

United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe

Jaberi Ansari, for his part, said Syria's resilience and the consecutive successes it has achieved on the war on terrorism as well as the restoration of security to all the Syrian cities and areas would be a victory not only to the Syrian people, but also to the Iranian people and all other peoples who believe in their right to defending their countries, independence and sovereign decision.

World

Menendez Trial Ends With Hung Jury

A jury at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday was unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the trial of U.S. Sen. The judge had earlier indicated he would not seek a partial verdict. Menendez reciprocated by aiding Melgen's business interests, prosecutors added, including helping him with a Medicare billing dispute and obtaining visas for foreign women described as Melgen's girlfriends.

World

Pope Francis gets a brand new Lamborghini Huracan

The white-painted, special edition Lamborghini Huracan , which sells for around 180,000 euros, perfectly matched the pope's white cassock as he blessed it outside the Casa Santa Marta, the guesthouse within the Vatican where he lives. Finally, a third contribution will be made to two Italian associations that carry out activities mainly in Africa, primarily aiding women and children in need.

World

SMRT trains collide at Joo Koon station, 25 injured

Local media Lianhe Zaobao quoted Singapore Civil Defence Force sources as saying that the 23 injured passengers were sent to hospitals, and majority sustained minor injuries. He said most of the passengers including him were thrown to the floor but he was unhurt. Robu said the train remained at the same position for 20 minutes.

World

United States eyes talks with North Korea, but only if nuclear programme ends

Actually, when Song's visit to Vietnam and the Laos was announced earlier, multiple journalists had asked China's foreign ministry if Song would go to North Korea as well, but the ministry remained ambiguous about the question. Its uncompromising line has helped put its former close alliance with its neighbor China into a deep chill. It is customary for the party to send special envoys to socialist allies after the congress is finished.

World

Lebanese President Considers Arrest of Premier as an Act of Hostility

Before departing to Saudi Arabia Rai said the return of Hariri from Saudi Arabia was essential for Lebanon's stability. After Hariri's resignation, Saudi Arabia accused the Lebanese government of declaring war on it because of Hezbollah's pivotal role in Lebanese politics.

World

Parliament clears the diary as debate on same-sex marriage law begins

A passionate "No" voter fought back tears as she came to terms with the gay marriage postal survey result on Wednesday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a moderate conservative who supported legalisation, called the "yes" vote an "overwhelming" endorsement of marriage equality.

World

Korean soldier defects to S. Korea via truce line

In such volatile conditions, it is troubling that North Korean guards shot numerous rounds at the soldier trying to defect. "Our military maintains full readiness while strengthening the alert in preparation for the possibility of provocations by the North Korean army", the JCS said.

World

Sessions considers special counsel investigation into Clinton … finally

The appearance before the House Judiciary Committee follows a guilty plea from one Trump campaign aide who served on a foreign policy advisory council that Sessions chaired, as well as statements from another adviser who said he'd advised the then-GOP Alabama senator about an upcoming trip to Russian Federation.