New Sanctions, New Hurdles for Western Firms Still Doing Business in Iran

  1. New Sanctions, New Hurdles for Western Firms Still Doing Business in Iran  Wall Street Journal
  2. US warns nations not to allow Iranian oil tankers  ABC News
  3. Trump’s Iran sanctions attempt to solve a much bigger problem  The Hill
  4. The Trump administration wants to force Iran to change. Can it?  Washington Post
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-sanctions-new-hurdles-for-western-firms-still-doing-business-in-iran-1541620289?tesla=y

Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy freed in Pakistan

  1. Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy freed in Pakistan  Washington Post
  2. Pakistan’s Asia Bibi freed from jail: lawyer  gulfnews.com
  3. Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail  BBC News
  4. Father Raymond J. de Souza: Canada can and should save this woman’s life  National Post
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/christian-acquitted-of-blasphemy-freed-from-pakistan-jail/2018/11/07/e2f2fa90-e312-11e8-ba30-a7ded04d8fac_story.html

What Is Diwali 2018? Greetings To Celebrate Festival Of Light

  1. What Is Diwali 2018? Greetings To Celebrate Festival Of Light  International Business Times
  2. Diwali 2018 celebrated in India: Narendra Modi visits troops as country shines in festival of lights  The Independent
  3. Feature: Hindus celebrate Diwali, festival of lights in India with traditional fervor  Xinhua
  4. The story of Diwali  News24
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.ibtimes.com/what-diwali-2018-greetings-celebrate-festival-light-2730585

Ozone layer hole will ‘totally heal within 50 years’

  1. Ozone layer hole will ‘totally heal within 50 years’  WPIX 11 New York
  2. Great news for your health: Ozone is completely healing itself, UN says. Here’s why.  Miami Herald
  3. The Ozone Hole Could Heal in Our Lifetimes, UN Reports  Gizmodo
  4. Ray of hope as ozone layer recovery on track, world safer than in 1980s (Comment)  Business Standard
  5. Full coverage

source https://pix11.com/2018/11/07/ozone-layer-hole-will-totally-heal-within-50-years/

Tanzania’s government has detained Africa’s top free press advocates

  1. Tanzania’s government has detained Africa’s top free press advocates  Quartz
  2. SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague released following arrest in Tanzania  Independent Online
  3. Dirco confirms 2 journos detained in Tanzania back at their hotels  Eyewitness News
  4. Full coverage

source https://qz.com/africa/1455639/tanzania-arrests-two-committee-to-protect-journalists-staff/

Why is France’s Macron honoring a Nazi collaborator?

  1. Why is France’s Macron honoring a Nazi collaborator?  Washington Post
  2. A European Digital Retreat  Wall Street Journal
  3. Trump scheduled for Macron meeting, no other one-on-ones with world leaders while in Paris  The Hill
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2018/11/07/why-is-frances-macron-honoring-nazi-collaborator/

In an Indonesian Jungle, Scientists Find the Oldest Figurative Art in the World

  1. In an Indonesian Jungle, Scientists Find the Oldest Figurative Art in the World  New York Times
  2. ‘Oldest animal painting’ discovered in Borneo  BBC News
  3. Oldest cave art yet? Ancient paintings found in Borneo  NBCNews.com
  4. This animal image may be the world’s oldest figurative art  Science Magazine
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/07/science/oldest-cave-art-borneo.html

Russia gloomy on US relations after Democrats take House in midterms

  1. Russia gloomy on US relations after Democrats take House in midterms  CNN
  2. Trump administration tells Congress Moscow has triggered new sanctions  The Hill
  3. US to impose new Russia sanctions over spy poisoning in UK  Washington Post
  4. Kremlin calls new possible US sanctions ‘illegal’  TASS
  5. Russia in Dismay and Despair as Democrats Take the House in Midterm Elections  Daily Beast
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/07/politics/international-reaction-us-midterms-intl/index.html

‘You Can’t Do It Quietly’: Top Democrat Overheard Discussing Kavanaugh Impeachment Plans

  1. ‘You Can’t Do It Quietly’: Top Democrat Overheard Discussing Kavanaugh Impeachment Plans  The Daily Caller
  2. Incoming Democrat Chairman: Dems Will Go ‘All-In’ On Russia, Impeach Kavanaugh For ‘Perjury’  The Federalist
  3. Full coverage

source https://dailycaller.com/2018/11/07/jerrold-nadler-brett-kavanaugh-impeachment/

Pensioner, 69, who identifies as a 45-year-old, fights to legally change age

  1. Pensioner, 69, who identifies as a 45-year-old, fights to legally change age  New Zealand Herald
  2. Pensioner takes legal action to lower age so he can get more Tinder dates  Daily Star
  3. Full coverage

source https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12156721

A Japanese Medical School Will Admit Dozens of Women Rejected by a Sexist Exam

  1. A Japanese Medical School Will Admit Dozens of Women Rejected by a Sexist Exam  TIME
  2. Tokyo Medical School Busted For Rigging Women’s Tests Admits Rejected Applicants  NPR
  3. Japan med school to admit dozens of unfairly rejected women  Washington Post
  4. Tokyo Medical Univ. to accept applicants rejected in rigged admissions  Kyodo News Plus
  5. Full coverage

source http://www.time.com/5448671/japan-medical-school-enroll-women-discrimination/

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Push Washington. Will Washington Push Back?

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Push Washington. Will Washington Push Back?  New York Times
  2. GOP lawmaker congratulates Ocasio-Cortez on being youngest woman elected to Congress  The Hill (blog)
  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proclaims ‘We Made History’ In Electrifying Victory Speech  HuffPost
  4. Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?  CNN
  5. Ocasio-Cortez makes history as youngest woman in US Congress  Aljazeera.com
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/07/nyregion/ocasio-cortez-congress-washington.html

Macron Praises World War I General Who Later Collaborated With Nazis

  1. Macron Praises World War I General Who Later Collaborated With Nazis  New York Times
  2. A European Digital Retreat  Wall Street Journal
  3. Trump scheduled for Macron meeting, no other one-on-ones with world leaders while in Paris  The Hill
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/07/world/europe/macron-petain-nazis.html

When is Diwali 2018? Hindu festival of lights celebrations peak today (Wednesday November 7)

  1. When is Diwali 2018? Hindu festival of lights celebrations peak today (Wednesday November 7)  Newsweek
  2. Three nourishing recipes to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights  Dallas News
  3. What Is Diwali 2018? Greetings To Celebrate Festival Of Light  International Business Times
  4. Greetings pour in from all around as Diwali illuminates India  Zee News
  5. You can’t take the Diwali out of Indians—even when they’re in America  Quartz
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.newsweek.com/when-diwali-2018-hindu-festival-lights-celebrations-peak-today-wednesday-1205082

Meet Merkel’s protégée — the woman many people think is Germany’s next leader

  1. Meet Merkel’s protégée — the woman many people think is Germany’s next leader  CNBC
  2. Merkel’s Bavarian Ally Brands Reports He’ll Step Down a ‘Red Herring’  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Merkel ally pitches to take over German center-right party  Minneapolis Star Tribune
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/08/meet-annegret-kramp-karrenbauer-merkels-protegee.html

Apologizing for Canada’s rejection of Jews in 1939, Trudeau vows to fight anti-Semitism

  1. Apologizing for Canada’s rejection of Jews in 1939, Trudeau vows to fight anti-Semitism  Washington Post
  2. Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi-era ship of Jewish refugees, allowing 250 to die  NBCNews.com
  3. Trudeau apologizes for Canada’s 1939 refusal of Jewish refugee ship  Reuters
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/trudeau-to-apologize-for-canadas-rejection-of-a-boat-full-of-jewish-refugees-in-1939/2018/11/07/5462d53a-e1f9-11e8-a1c9-6afe99dddd92_story.html

Deadly smog returns to Delhi after Diwali

  1. Deadly smog returns to Delhi after Diwali  BBC News
  2. India’s capital breathes toxic air as residents flout firecracker curbs  Reuters
  3. A day after Diwali, Delhi’s air turns hazardous again  Quartz
  4. Air Pollution menace: Delhi-based start-up designs 40 feet tall purifier; read details  Financial Express
  5. LIVE: Day after Diwali, air quality plummets to ‘hazardous’ in New Delhi; PM 2.5 level hits 2000 in north campus  The Indian Express
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-46134304

First Palestinian-American Congressional Rep Swipes at Donald Trump: ‘You Can’t Ban Us From Congress’

  1. First Palestinian-American Congressional Rep Swipes at Donald Trump: ‘You Can’t Ban Us From Congress’  Newsweek
  2. West Bank Kin Cheer First Palestinian-American Woman in US Congress  U.S. News & World Report
  3. The Latest: Palestinian-American’s win cheered in West Bank  The Killeen Daily Herald
  4. The ethnic cleansing of Palestinians continues  gulfnews.com
  5. East Jerusalem: Israeli property heist  Ahram Online
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.newsweek.com/cant-ban-congress-rashida-tlaib-donald-trump-travel-ban-1206106

SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague released following arrest in Tanzania

  1. SA journalist Angela Quintal, colleague released following arrest in Tanzania  Independent Online
  2. Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague  Mail and Guardian
  3. Journalists Angela Quintal And Muthoki Mumo Have Been Detained In Tanzania  BuzzFeed News
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/sa-journalist-angela-quintal-colleague-released-following-arrest-in-tanzania-17817223

US Opens Door to New Russia Sanctions After Nerve Attack

  1. US Opens Door to New Russia Sanctions After Nerve Attack  Bloomberg
  2. US to Impose New Russia Sanctions Over Spy Poisoning in UK  U.S. News & World Report
  3. US prepares more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack  DAWN.com
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-06/u-s-opens-door-to-new-russia-sanctions-after-chemical-attack

Merkel protégée Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer launches her leadership bid

  1. Merkel protégée Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer launches her leadership bid  The Times
  2. Angela Merkel’s Jewish legacy  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  3. Merkel ally pitches to take over German center-right party  Idaho Statesman
  4. Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys’ club  Mail and Guardian
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/merkel-protege-annegret-kramp-karrenbauer-launches-her-leadership-bid-kp760srb3

Brazil’s Bolsonaro faces first fiscal setback as judges’ pay rises

  1. Brazil’s Bolsonaro faces first fiscal setback as judges’ pay rises  Reuters
  2. Bolsonaro says he cannot save Brazil alone  Yahoo News
  3. Brazil’s Temer and Bolsonaro talk G20, pension reform in transition  Business Insider
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-bolsonaro-faces-first-fiscal-setback-as-judges-pay-rises-idUSKCN1NC2QF?il=0

64 truly remarkable lines from Donald Trump’s otherworldly post-election news conference

  1. 64 truly remarkable lines from Donald Trump’s otherworldly post-election news conference  CNN
  2. The Latest: European moderates welcome US political shift  Washington Post
  3. Trump Declares Midterm Victories, Warns Democrats About Probes  Voice of America
  4. Europe’s 2018 Takeaway: Trump Is No Fluke  Bloomberg
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/07/politics/donald-trump-press-conference-election-2018/index.html

Australia launches $1.5 billion Pacific fund to counter China’s influence

  1. Australia launches $1.5 billion Pacific fund to counter China’s influence  Reuters
  2. Australia Details Investment in Pacific as China Clout Grows  U.S. News & World Report
  3. Australia expected to announce billion dollar loan fund for Pacific  Radio New Zealand
  4. Scott Morrison to reveal $3bn in Pacific funding to counter Chinese influence  The Guardian
  5. Why Australia is worried about upsetting Indonesia  BBC News
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-china-pacific/australia-launches-1-5-billion-pacific-fund-to-counter-chinas-influence-idUSKCN1NC333?il=0

Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico or trek to US

  1. Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico or trek to US  WTOC
  2. More than 1000 Pendleton Marines are headed for the US-Mexico border  Marine Corps Times
  3. Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico, resume trek to US  WIS10
  4. Caravan  Philippine Star
  5. Full coverage

source http://www.wtoc.com/2018/11/08/migrants-weigh-whether-stay-mexico-resume-trek-us/

Journalists Angela Quintal And Muthoki Mumo Have Been Detained In Tanzania

  1. Journalists Angela Quintal And Muthoki Mumo Have Been Detained In Tanzania  BuzzFeed News
  2. Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague  Mail and Guardian
  3. Journalists Muthoki Mumo and Angela Quintal detained in Tanzania  nation.co.ke
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hayesbrown/angela-quintal-muthoki-mumo-cpj-detained-tanzania

Palestinians in West Bank Celebrate As Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib Elected to Congress

  1. Palestinians in West Bank Celebrate As Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib Elected to Congress  Newsweek
  2. West Bank Kin Cheer First Palestinian-American Woman in US Congress  U.S. News & World Report
  3. The Latest: Palestinian-American’s win cheered in West Bank  The Killeen Daily Herald
  4. The ethnic cleansing of Palestinians continues  gulfnews.com
  5. East Jerusalem: Israeli property heist  Ahram Online
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.newsweek.com/palestinians-west-bank-celebrate-michigan-rashida-tlaib-elected-congress-1205581

Merkel protegee Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer launches leadership bid

  1. Merkel protegee Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer launches leadership bid  The Australian
  2. Angela Merkel’s Jewish legacy  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  3. Merkel protégée Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer launches her leadership bid  The Times
  4. Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys’ club  Mail and Guardian
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/the-times/merkel-protegee-annegret-krampkarrenbauer-launches-leadership-bid/news-story/ecb835b706d32ba8320d448942ea878d

Cutting back on harmful chemicals is definitely healing the ozone layer

  1. Cutting back on harmful chemicals is definitely healing the ozone layer  BGR
  2. Ozone layer hole will ‘totally heal within 50 years’  WPIX 11 New York
  3. Great news for your health: Ozone is completely healing itself, UN says. Here’s why.  Miami Herald
  4. Ray of hope as ozone layer recovery on track, world safer than in 1980s (Comment)  Business Standard
  5. Full coverage

source https://bgr.com/2018/11/07/ozone-hole-status-climate-change-global-warming/

Tokyo Medical School Busted For Rigging Women’s Tests Admits Rejected Applicants

  1. Tokyo Medical School Busted For Rigging Women’s Tests Admits Rejected Applicants  NPR
  2. Japan med school to admit dozens of unfairly rejected women  Washington Post
  3. Tokyo medical school offers places to women after sexism scandal  The Guardian
  4. Tokyo Medical Univ. to accept applicants rejected in rigged admissions  Kyodo News Plus
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.npr.org/2018/11/07/665445268/tokyo-medical-school-busted-for-rigging-womens-tests-admits-rejected-applicants

The Latest: European moderates welcome US political shift

  1. The Latest: European moderates welcome US political shift  Washington Post
  2. Watch: Trump takes victory lap at White House even as Dems win House majority  CNBC
  3. The President’s Post-Election Press Conference  RushLimbaugh.com
  4. Europe’s 2018 Takeaway: Trump Is No Fluke  Bloomberg
  5. What the 2020 candidates learned from the midterms  Politico
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/the-latest-china-looks-forward-to-more-cooperation-with-us/2018/11/07/919c78b2-e270-11e8-ba30-a7ded04d8fac_story.html

Three nourishing recipes to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

  1. Three nourishing recipes to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights  Dallas News
  2. What Is Diwali 2018? Greetings To Celebrate Festival Of Light  International Business Times
  3. Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali 2018  New York Daily News
  4. Bangladeshi Hindus celebrate Diwali  Business Standard
  5. The story of Diwali  News24
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.dallasnews.com/life/cooking/2018/11/07/three-nourishing-recipes-celebrate-diwali-hindu-festival-lights

Delhi air quality turns foul again as SC firecracker ban goes up in smoke

  1. Delhi air quality turns foul again as SC firecracker ban goes up in smoke  Times of India
  2. India’s capital breathes toxic air as residents flout firecracker curbs  Reuters
  3. A day after Diwali, Delhi’s air turns hazardous again  Quartz
  4. Air Pollution menace: Delhi-based start-up designs 40 feet tall purifier; read details  Financial Express
  5. Full coverage

source https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhi-air-quality-turns-foul-again-post-diwali-revelries-as-sc-firecrackers-ban-goes-up-in-smoke/articleshow/66541231.cms

With Democrats in control of House, Trump White House may double down on China interference claims

  1. With Democrats in control of House, Trump White House may double down on China interference claims  Yahoo News
  2. Attacking Trump on trade was midterms blind alley for Democrats  Washington Examiner
  3. China’s trade war woes won’t go away after Democrats’ midterm gains  KTVQ Billings News
  4. Global trade: A message to India amidst protectionist policies of Donald Trump  Financial Express
  5. How Democrats Could Help or Hurt Trump’s Next Trade Policy Moves  Bloomberg
  6. Full coverage

source https://www.yahoo.com/news/democrats-control-house-trump-white-house-may-double-china-interference-claims-171523109.html

Merkel’s Bavarian Ally Brands Reports He’ll Step Down a ‘Red Herring’

  1. Merkel’s Bavarian Ally Brands Reports He’ll Step Down a ‘Red Herring’  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Angela Merkel’s Jewish legacy  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  3. Angela Merkel’s rightwing rival Horst Seehofer could quit  The Guardian
  4. Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys’ club  Mail and Guardian
  5. Full coverage

source https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-11-07/merkels-bavarian-ally-seehofer-to-step-down-as-csu-leader-newspaper

Orthodox priests to be cut from Greek government payroll

  1. Orthodox priests to be cut from Greek government payroll  The Guardian
  2. Greece to take clergy off its payroll in deal with Orthodox Church  Reuters
  3. Greece Church agreement to take 10000 priests off payroll  BBC News
  4. Full coverage

source https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/08/orthodox-priests-to-be-cut-from-greek-government-payroll

Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi-era ship of Jewish refugees, allowing 250 to die

  1. Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi-era ship of Jewish refugees, allowing 250 to die  NBCNews.com
  2. Trudeau apologizes for Canada’s 1939 refusal of Jewish refugee ship  Reuters
  3. Trudeau apologizes for Canada’s refusal to admit Jewish asylum seekers during Holocaust  The Hill
  4. Full coverage

source http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/canada-apologizes-turning-away-nazi-era-ship-jews-allowing-250-n933721