• Lin-Manuel Miranda To Reprise 'Hamilton' Role For Puerto Rico Run

    Lin-Manuel Miranda To Reprise 'Hamilton' Role For Puerto Rico Run

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    Sam Brownback said in a statement. Built in 1939, the theater was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria , and will undergo restorations and repairs prior to Hamilton's 2019 bow. The announcement was made from the stage at Teatro UPR, which suffered damage during Hurricane Maria's landfall on September 20. Organizers said in a statement that a "large proportion" of seats for every performance of " Hamilton " in Puerto Rico will be available via a lottery system for $10 each.
  • India condemns missile attack targeted at Riyadh airport

    India condemns missile attack targeted at Riyadh airport

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    The United States called Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for global action to hold Iran to account after Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of "direct military aggression" over a Yemeni rebel missile attack near Riyadh . "The middle-of-the-night simultaneous establishment of a new corruption body and mass arrests over corruption raise concerns that Saudi authorities detained people en masse and without outlining the basis of the detentions", said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at the New ...
  • First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US

    First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US

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    The Democrat won by a landslide, attracting more than 73% of the first-choice votes in Minneapolis's Eighth Ward to give her a place on the City Council. The history-maker, who has 25 years of public service, said during the campaign that her "vision for Minneapolis is to bring my commitment to leadership, access and equity for all people".
  • New Cuba policy will restrict travel for Americans

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    U.S. administration is imposing new travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba. "And while USA travellers will still be able to make authorised trips to Cuba, they will have to use a US -based organisation and be accompanied by a USA representative of the group, " Treasury said.
  • Local ceremonies honor veterans

    Local ceremonies honor veterans

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    Enjoy the 13 Annual Veterans Day Parade in Marietta led by Grand Marshal Colonel Mike Varicak, U.S. Marine Corps. Islamorada Fire Rescue holds its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m.at Fire Station 20, 81850 Overseas Highway. In honor of veterans' service to the nation and to commemorate 452 years of militia in St. Augustine, admission to the Castillo de San Marcos will be free on Veterans Day, Nov.
  • Rajan for Rajya Sabha?

    Rajan for Rajya Sabha?

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    The decision over whom to nominate has also caused a clash in the party. Vishwas said that he can be a strong voice in the upper house and he has potential to embolden people's voice in the Rajya Sabha. There is also a hint that if he is denied the Rajya Sabha seat Vishwas could cross over to the BJP, a speculation he has denied in the past. Rajan had openly condemned the Modi government's demonetisation decision.
  • Germany becomes first country in Europe to recognise "third gender" officially

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    Making it the first European country to offer intersex people the choice of identifying as neither male nor female, Germany's top court has ruled in favour of a third gender on birth certificates. The case followed the application to the court by a woman, who wanted to be identified in the birth register as "intersexual/other". "That's a small revolution in the gender area", the group said in a tweet .
  • Image of elephants on fire wins photo competition

    Image of elephants on fire wins photo competition

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    In the description of the event, Sanctuary Nature Foundation which hosts the awards, described how the "calf screams in confusion and fear as the fire licks at her feet" as the mob laughs and shouts in the background. You may be inclined to question why this picture won the award, it was because it points the arrow in the right direction i.e. towards the habitat destruction of innocent animals who are forced to go into human settlements because they have nowhere else to go.
  • Putin meeting in Vietnam 'highly likely'

    Putin meeting in Vietnam 'highly likely'

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    According to the Kremlin spokesman, Putin and Trump will definitely hold a conversation during the APEC summit on November 10-11, but the details of their meeting have not been determined yet. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at APEC. The two world leaders previously met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg in July, agreeing to a local cease-fire in Syria and a working group on cybersecurity that Trump later backtracked on.
  • Mounties arrest 5 naked people after two-car 'purposeful collision'

    Mounties arrest 5 naked people after two-car 'purposeful collision'

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    When they arrived, they found that five people in the auto - a man and four women - were naked. The woman also escaped with the baby a few minutes later. RCMP believe that drugs and/or alcohol are a contributing factor to this collision. She did not know whether they were naked at the time of the kidnapping, or whether they removed their clothes after.
  • Church surveillance released showing the moment kidnapping victim Sherri Papini reappeared

    Church surveillance released showing the moment kidnapping victim Sherri Papini reappeared

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    However, about two weeks after she went missing, the sheriff's office determined Sherri Papini was texting a "male acquaintance" from MI days prior to her disappearance. "Upon review of the video surveillance, only one camera located on the south side of the building captured Sherri Papini walking in the area of the Highway 99W and the Interstate 5 northbound interchange", Sgt Jackson said in a statement from the Sheriff's Office overnight.
  • Ravinder Bhalla Becomes First Sikh Mayor In New Jersey State

    Ravinder Bhalla Becomes First Sikh Mayor In New Jersey State

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    Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, who became acting mayor after Peter Cammarano's resignation July 31, 2009 following his arrest on corruption charges, decided not to run for re-election in June. According to Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante, the case is being investigated as a possible bias crime, which includes "bias intimidation" or "harassment".
  • US carriers drill as Trump visits Asia

    US carriers drill as Trump visits Asia

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    USA officials have previously said the drill was under consideration and that planning was underway. Trump noted the USA has deployed three aircraft carrier groups and a nuclear submarine to the region, but said "we hope to God we never have to use" the arsenal.
  • Phil Murphy Wins New Jersey Race, Exit Polls Says

    Phil Murphy Wins New Jersey Race, Exit Polls Says

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    The suspense-free New Jersey governor's race ended with a thud for Christie's lieutenant governor and would-be GOP successor, Kim Guadagno , who was roundly defeated by Democrat Phil Murphy in an election called for the Democrat the moment the polls closed.
  • Former Aides Accuse Dem Rep. Of Ignoring Complaints About Top Staffer

    Former Aides Accuse Dem Rep. Of Ignoring Complaints About Top Staffer

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    Here's what Lawrence says in the "Dear Colleague" letter sent November 3 with Reps. "You were clear that this article is about sexual harassment". "The Chief of Staff has been placed on administrative leave pending results of the investigation", Lawrence said in the statement. Lawrence herself is the author of one of many pieces of legislation being proposed on Capitol Hill to boost up sexual harassment training within Capitol Hill offices.
  • Tip-stealing Uber passenger identified as Brooklyn teen

    Tip-stealing Uber passenger identified as Brooklyn teen

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    As she prepares to get out of the vehicle she quickly dips her hand in the jar and cleans out every last cent. Looking directly at the camera, she dips her hand into the jar, grabs a handful of notes and dashes out of the vehicle. Uber then suggested the robbed driver "initiate a formal investigation via the police", to which the driver told the Daily Mail that he'd been too busy with work to do so.
  • Instagram Model Shows How LeBron James Slid Into Her DMs

    Instagram Model Shows How LeBron James Slid Into Her DMs

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    LeBron James just stepped into some slippery social media territory after his exchange with an Instagram model was made public. The meme is commonly understood to reflect anger or frustration, so what, everyone wondered, had him so agitated? National Basketball Association star LeBron James isn't sweating over ex-teammate Kyrie Irving's mega explosion as a Boston Celtic.
  • HS teacher put on leave after video shows him threatening student

    HS teacher put on leave after video shows him threatening student

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    But one student's mother, April Carr , didn't find anything amusing about the incident . He was placed on administrative leave as the matter is under investigation, Rockdale County Public Schools said in a statement. Reached by The Washington Post on Tuesday, a woman who said she is Hagan's wife said they have no comment. The mother said that she got a call from the school's assistant principal last Thursday, saying that someone had used profanity with her son.