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Author: 0 Trump picks former pharma exec, ex-Bush official to lead HHS department

Price resigned from the position in September following a scandal over his use of private jets that reportedly cost taxpayers more than $1 million. "Happy to announce, I am nominating Alex Azar to be the next HHS Secretary". Until January, he was the head of the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly's United States division. Azar has spent several years inside the drug industry, one of the key sectors he'd regulate at HHS.

Global Media Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year
Author: 0 Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year

From what we know, the Green Court (NGT or National Green Tribunal) is hearing a plea on the implementation of the odd-even scheme by the Delhi government today. Meanwhile, the almost week-long spell of toxic smog enveloping the national capital continued today, with reduced visibility in some areas leading to cancellation of trains in Delhi .

Global Media Uber driver dies after pedestrian attacks him with hockey stick
Author: 0 Uber driver dies after pedestrian attacks him with hockey stick

CBS New York reports that investigators believe the attack followed a quarrel outside NYC's Chelsea Piers late Saturday night. Photo : Randolph Tolk During the altercation, Tolk was hit in the head with a hockey stick. Kohji Kosugi, 39, was charged on Sunday evening. "It's very sad to see a driver at that age working that late at night and being assaulted by a young man", Fernando Mateo of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers told CBS News.

Global Media Seoul-Beijing detente on THAAD is win-win for China: 38 North
Author: 0 Seoul-Beijing detente on THAAD is win-win for China: 38 North

The key to understanding the deal lies with Foreign Affairs Minister Kang Kyung-wha's answer to a lawmaker's question at a parliamentary hearing the previous day. The arrangement casts a shadow over South Korea's security partnership with Japan and the U.S.as well. The first payoff is that the agreement offers assurances from Seoul that it recognizes China "strategic position in the region".

Global Media Korean soldier defects to South
Author: 0 Korean soldier defects to South

At the meeting, the two countries agreed to deepen their cooperation on North Korea and to hold a trilateral summit with South Korea at the earliest possible date. The United States has been sending its strategic assets, also including long-range bombers, to the region more frequently for patrols or drills amid accelerating North Korean efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program.

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Author: 0 "I killed when I was 16" - Philippines' President Duterte

Trump will stay in the country until November 14 for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related meetings. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Saturday met with US President Donald J Trump during the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting in Ha Noi Hall, International Danang Resort.

Global Media Father of Anita Board thanks people after crash at Perth Motorplex
Author: 0 Father of Anita Board thanks people after crash at Perth Motorplex

A young girl has died after sustaining life-threatening injuries, after she lost control of her drag-racing auto and crashed into a cement barrier during a test run at Perth Motorplex on Saturday. Beginners drive what are known as "tin pots" that can reach top speeds of 40-50km/h. 'ANDRA will continue to work with VenuesWest and continue to assist police with their investigations while supporting Anita's family, and ask that the privacy of the family is respected at this tragic time, ' the ...

Global Media Multiple people stabbed at Mall of America
Author: 0 Multiple people stabbed at Mall of America

Potts said that the suspect went into a dressing room and tried to take another customer's property. At least two people were reportedly stabbed at the first floor Macy's in the Mall of America in Minnesota Sunday night. A woman who said she witnessed the assault in the men's department at Macy's heard someone screaming, "He got me!" Schwieters added she talked to a man who might have seen the suspect before the stabbing.

Global Media Missile Targeting Saudi Airport Was Iranian, Says US Official
Author: 0 Missile Targeting Saudi Airport Was Iranian, Says US Official

France, he said , is "fully aware of our country's intangible position concerning the issue of Iran's defensive affairs which are not negotiable". "We have told French leaders on several occasions that the Iran nuclear deal is not negotiable and that no other issues can be included in the text" of the agreement, the semiofficial Mehr news agency quoted ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi as saying on November 11.

Global Media Soldier killed in Niger may have been bound and executed
Author: 0 Soldier killed in Niger may have been bound and executed

Boubacar, suggesting the possibility the soldier was held captive and then executed, according to The Post. "The back of his head was a mess, as if they had hit him with something hard, like a hammer", the chief told the Post. He cautioned against drawing any conclusions until the investigation into the incident is complete. The Pentagon and Federal Bureau of Investigation are conducting a probe into the ambush to determine if any errors were made in intelligence prior to the mission.

Global Media Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th
Author: 0 Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th

Junior Emily Hamblin crossed the line at 20:38.5 in 40th, 5.6 seconds before senior Izzi Batt-Doyle in 44th. Keagi, a senior captain for the Knights, finished in second place today with a time of 21:50.7. Next for the Knights and rounding out the scoring were Emma Greenlee (Fy./Aurora, Minn./Mesabi East) and Samantha Schnirring (So./Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie) as they finished 18th and 19th place with times of 22:31.6 and 22:33.0.

Global Media A cloudy and cold Sunday with some light rain
Author: 0 A cloudy and cold Sunday with some light rain

Record challenging lows possible. Reading hit 18° which was a tie for the record low. There is a very weak cold front to our north, in Central Texas, that will continue to push south tonight and into the overnight hours and eventually wash out over South Texas.

Global Media Pittsburgh Steelers come back to beat Indianapolis Colts
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers come back to beat Indianapolis Colts

The home team made this game more hard than most neutrals would have expected but in the end, the Steelers overall quality came through to secure the win and place them on top of the AFC for now. In addition to Sensabaugh, the Steelers can also activate third-round rookie Cam Sutton off injured reserve. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finished with 236 passing yards and two passing touchdowns.

Global Media Anzac relations strained over Manus crisis
Author: 0 Anzac relations strained over Manus crisis

Reports suggest the United States has taken little more than 50 the refugees, as a humanitarian crisis deepens on Manus, where 400 refugess have barricaded themselves inside the closed detention centre. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has blasted Australia's handling of the refugee crisis on Manus Island as unacceptable as she seeks another meeting with Malcolm Turnbull on the issue.

Author: 0 Chidambaram on GST rates cuts

He said, "Congress is vindicated". Former Finance Minster P Chidambaram in a late-night sarcastic tweet said the Modi government had "learnt its lesson belatedly" and that the Congress and he stood "vindicated" after the Goods and Services Tax Council today massively pruned the list of products attracting 28 per cent tax.

Global Media Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dead at 94
Author: 0 Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dead at 94

In the 80s Smith befriended Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana , even taking trips with them to Mar-a-Lago; when their marraige exploded in 1990, Smith chose Ivana's side, and got the scoops that followed, but she was always linked to them both.

Global Media Another RSS worker killed, Amit Shah lashes out at Kerala CM
Author: 0 Another RSS worker killed, Amit Shah lashes out at Kerala CM

Infuriated with the recent killings, the state's BJP and RSS workers have called for a complete shutdown on Monday in Guruvayur. Reportedly, Anandan was an accused in the killing of a CPI (M) activist Mohammad Kasim. The murder came as a shocker for the police as the state-level meet of Seva Bharathi of RSS was going on in Guruvayur. The political killings involving the CPM and the BJP-RSS workers have dominated political discourse in the state since the CPM-led Left Democratic Front ...

Global Media 60000 join far-right march on Poland's Independence Day
Author: 0 60000 join far-right march on Poland's Independence Day

Many were young men, some with their faces covered or with beer bottles in hand, but families and older Poles also participated. The event attracted far-right activists from across Europe, including Tommy Robinson, the co-founder of the English Defence League, as well as figures from Sweden, Germany, Italy and Slovakia.

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