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College Strike Enters Week Four


The strike, affecting 500,000 students at 24 public colleges across the province, began October 16. According to President and Executive Director of the St. The two sides returned to the bargaining table last Thursday for the first time since the strike began late on October 15. "An employer vote is never a preferred path, because a settlement should be reached at the bargaining table", Ms. Read More »

Pentagon: Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal


In his response, Mr Dumont highlighted that Seoul, the South Korean capital with a population of 25 million, was just 55 kilometres from the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas. "The President needs to stop making provocative statements that hinder diplomatic options and put American troops further at risk", Mr Lieu's joint statement said. Read More »

Matthew Scully-Hicks convicted of murdering adopted baby Elsie


Matthew Scully-Hicks' husband, Craig, told the jury he had not suspected anything was wrong in the family home, and had he done so would have intervened. Cardiff Crown Court heard the youngster suffered a string of injuries when she was alone with stay-at-home dad Scully-Hicks. A post mortem examination found Elsie suffered bleeding behind both eyes as well as rib fractures, and a skull fracture which the pathologist said was 'as the result of an impact to the head'. Read More »

Indonesian Wife of IS-Linked Terrorist Arrested in S. Philippines


Iligan City Police director Senior Superintendent Leon Roy Ga said police and some operating units of Joint Task Force Ranao raided the home of Maute's wife, Minhati Madrais , which led to her arrest . Iligan City police chief Sr. Omar Maute was killed in a military operation in war-torn Marawi City last October 16. According to Ga, intelligence operatives were able to establish the presence of Madrais in Tubod. Read More »

British woman imprisoned in Iran faces new charges after Boris Johnson comments


Reports suggest that the new charge could add a further five years to her prison term, imposed over unspecified allegations of involvement in a supposed coup attempt against the Tehran regime, which she denies. He added: "Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, nor her family, has been informed about what crime she has actually committed". Her case has attracted a lot of media coverage and the Foreign Secretary was asked about it when he appeared before a parliamentary select committee last week. Read More »

European Union firms will abandon British partners


One in 10 businesses said they had already implemented - or were in the process of implementing - contingency plans. "Making progress, remaining flexible and, first of all, sorting out transitional arrangements". Ten percent of firms are already ready for the eventuality that Britain leaves the European Union in 2019 with no deal with the bloc and resorts to World Trade Organization rules instead, the Confederation of British Industry said. Read More »

Nitish wants reservation for backwards in pvt sector jobs; supports Patidars also


A section of BJP leaders also felt Nitish's move to announce reservation in the private sector was ill-timed as it came ahead of Gujarat elections. He added that he won't change hi stand on this issue. Speaking about the reservations in outsourcing, Nitish said: "Although I am opposed to outsourcing, and the department should hire directly, we have made rules that if we are employing someone through outsourcing, then reservation policies should be followed". Read More »

US, Turkey to resume issuing non-immigrant visas

Vice President Mike Pence for talks aimed at mending frayed ties between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including over Turkish demands for the extradition U.S. "We are also concerned about the cases against USA citizens who have been arrested under the state of emergency", the embassy said. In March, a Turkish employee at the U.S. Read More »

New tropical depression forms in the central Atlantic


Latest weather maps have the system passing just north of the United Kingdom at about 6am GMT on Friday November 10. However, it is unlikely to hit land and should edge by the United Kingdom on Thursday or Friday. It is about 3,500 miles east-southeast of Bermuda and is heading north-northeasterly. Would-be Rina is not forecast to become a hurricane, but any tropical system this late in the season is noteworthy as Atlantic waters cool to temperatures not often conducive for formation. Read More »

Afghanistan Revokes WhatsApp, Telegram Ban

Services including WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger and Viber are widely used by the Afghan public and their politicians - but also by the Taliban, who are known to operate their own complex messaging and social media operations. The number of people using social media has grown phenomenally in Afghanistan in the past few years and WhatsApp and Telegram are particularly popular in the country. Read More »

Mark Hamill Clarifies Dark Side Luke in The Last Jedi


Hamill admits the evil actions of Luke's nephew Ben Solo - who became Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and murdered the new Jedi Order Luke was training - that occurred between Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and 'Episode VII: The Force Awakens have caused a profound change in Luke's beliefs. Read More »

Lamborghini teases its vision of the future super sports auto


Lamborghini has announced the premiere of a completely new prototype on 6 November in the framework of the EmTech conference in Cambridge. "At this time, Lamborghini is looking towards plug-in hybrid (PHEV) technology for the super-sports cars and also the Urus ". Read More »

"You're fired!" - Cyclist who gave Trump the middle finger gets the sack


The next day, company executives called her into a meeting, in which they fired her for violating the company's social media policy, she told the Huffington Post in an interview ,. "How is that any less "obscene" than me flipping off the president?" she asked. Briskman said this wasn't the first time she flipped off the motorcade, and despite losing her job, she does not regret what she did. Read More »

Amitabh to Manyata Dutt among 714 Indians named in Paradise Papers


Surjewala said that R.K. Sinha and his wife Rita Kishore Sinha are owners of an offshore company called "SIS Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd" (SAPHL) in Malta, a tax haven. She was director of the Suez La Vallette Limited in April 2012 and the Pegasus International Advisors Limited in August 2011. While Radia stated that she resigned from the companies in 2014, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office had told the Supreme Court that it was going to prosecute Radia's Vaishnavi Group companies for ... Read More »

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)


How Company Returns Shareholder's Value? QUALCOMM Incorporated (NasdaqGS: QCOM ) has a current Magic Formula rank of 7633. $63.65's average target is -1.00% below currents $64.29 stock price. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ: QCOM ) was bought by LIVERMORE ANN M on Thursday, May 11. Shares for $588,767 were sold by Rosenberg Donald J . Read More »

Arun Jaitley, Amit Shah slam Rahul's remarks on GST and 'Gujarat model'


He had said he would meet Mr Gandhi only if the Congress was ready to discuss its stand on demands by the dalit community. Terming the ensuing Gujarat polls as aspirational Gujarat's elections, Jaitley said that compared to other States where elections would be contested on issues of basic amenities of road, water, electricity, education, health etc, the election in Gujarat would be completely different as already under the able leadership of Narendra Modi's Chief-Ministership and ... Read More »

Zimbabwe's Mugabe fires VP seen as succession candidate

Robert Mugabe has fired his vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, for showing traits of "disloyalty, disrespect and deceitfulness". Mnangagwa, 74, was widely speculated to be Mugabe's possible successor. His dismissal was announced by Simon Khaya Moyo, the information minister. Mnangagwa had been vice president since 2014 when his predecessor, Joice Mujuru, was sacked for allegedly plotting to oust Mugabe. Read More »

Hadiya is safe, secure and healthy, says National Women's Commission


Chief Justice Dipak Mishra observed that a 24-year-old woman can not be controlled by her father for her personal decisions. "I'm happy that Hadiya is safe in her home". "I welcome the order of Supreme Court". Activists who have visited Hadiya reported that she is being confined against her wishes. Sharma interacted with Hadiya for about an hour before speaking to media. Read More »

Leading auto makers team up to create EU EV charge network


Just a week after the unveiling of Ionity, the new 'ultra-fast" joint electric vehicle charging network by BMW , Mercedes, Ford and Volkswagen, electric utility E.ON is one-upping them with the announcement of its own "ultra-fast' charging network across Europe. Read More »

Pakistan welcomes U.S. mediation to ease tensions with India: Khawaja Asif


During the meeting, David Hale apprised that the US's new policy in Afghanistan is aimed at targeting safe havens of terrorists in the region and to bring about economic uplift in South Asian region. Speaking at a strategic affairs conference, the Pakistan foreign minister said the USA had assured him that India's role in Afghanistan would be limited to providing economic assistance, the Dawn quoted Radio Pakistan . Read More »

Gunfight between security forces, militants in Kashmir Valley

According to reports, suspected militants opened fire on a police station resulting in injuries of two cops who reportedly guarded the main gate of the station. The Internet services in Pulwama have been withdrawn in view of growing tensions, a report said. A militant was also killed in the operation and his body was recovered. Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'unfair' Japan trade ties


Relations with South Korea remain strained. They also are rattled by his bellicose rhetoric about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . The world will be watching what kind of language Trump will use in his comments on North Korea. "We've just heard the very sad stories about family members-daughters, wives, brothers, uncles, fathers-it's a very, very sad number of stories that we've heard", Trump said in a joint news conference with Abe. Read More »

Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested


Rene Boucher, MD, was arrested November 3 and charged with fourth-degree assault causing minor injury. Kelsey Cooper Paul's Kentucky-based communications director said about the senator that he "was blindsided and the victim of an assault". Read More »

Are GOP tax cuts aimed at Democratic states?


The promise of a "massive" middle-class tax cut is a lie. "Regular order is not being followed here". The state's 14 Republican House members initially supported the plan, and Brown sent them a letter imploring them to reject it. I'm certain we are middle class. And Congressman King, let me begin with you. "I will continue to advocate for robust SALT [state and local tax deduction] provisions that provide tangible relief to NY taxpayers, small businesses and family farmers". Read More »

Queen's offshore fund investments revealed in huge tax leak


A large cache of leaked documents has revealed that more than £10 million of the Queen's private wealth has been invested offshore and in a United Kingdom company accused of preying on Britain's poorest people. A spokeswoman for the Duchy of Lancaster said: "All of our investments are fully audited and legitimate". "The Duchy s investment policy is based on advice and recommendations from our investment consultants and asset allocation rather than tax strategy", said Chris Adcock, the ... Read More »

Activist: Haitians with protected status in hiding after Tillerson letter


The Department of Homeland Security has until Monday to announce its plans for about 57,000 Hondurans and 2,500 Nicaraguans whose protections under the program will expire in early January, the Post said. Even though administration officials admitted that Central America and Haiti are still facing socioeconomic woes, which have prompted undocumented migration to the US, they believed such conditions need to be tackled in different ways. Read More »

Anthony Weiner set to report to prison on Monday


He spent his final day of freedom in his Manhattan apartment with his father, Morton, who was spotted at a nearby Starbucks around 11am. Weiner's psychotherapist, Paul Kelly, wrote a letter to Judge Denise L. The Hill notes Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 after sending lewd photos of himself to women. But in a recent interview, Clinton called Comey's intervention "the determining factor" in her defeat. Read More »

Turnbull 'open' to NZ refugee offer


Under the tougher policies of the coalition, Turnbull said, it's been over 1,000 days since a boatload of refugees attempted to come to Australia. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights described the situation as an unfolding "humanitarian crisis", with one refugee waiting more than four hours for Papua New Guinean authorities to take him to hospital after he collapsed with heart pain on Saturday night. Read More »

Now, Mamata calls GST 'Great Selfish Tax'


Government of India totally failed to tackle GST", she tweeted. The opposition parties have chose to lead protests across the country to highlight the "ill-effects" of demonetization on the economy. Meanwhile, Mamata also used the micro-blogging platform to highlight the opposition's plans to protest the government's note ban decision as it nears one year of its announcement. Read More »

Cartoonist Bala gets bail, says will continue to highlight inefficiency of govt


In his cartoon, Bala had depicted the image of a burning child on the ground with three caricatures in their loin cloth, named as Tirunelveli District Collector, Chief Minister and Tamil Nadu Police watching it. Will continue to highlight inefficiency of government through my cartoon. While the woman and her two children died on the day of the incident on October 23, the man succumbed to injuries later. Read More »

Trump is ready to meet with Kim Jong Inom


The case's lead police investigator, Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz, has referred to the suspects only by their pseudonyms during the trial and said that authorities did not have enough information to trace and arrest them. But as the trial enters its fourth week, prosecutors have yet to name the four men or even confirm their North Korean origin in court. The trial resumes on Monday when more CCTV footage is expected to be shown. Read More »

Israel says it's holding bodies of Gaza terrorists killed in tunnel blast

On Saturday, Islamic Jihad said that the five militants had been digging the tunnel leading into Israeli territory "for years". "The two groups had earlier petitioned the Israeli High Court to order the Israeli military to allow Palestinian search and rescue teams from Gaza to enter the 'buffer zone" in a timely manner to locate and rescue people trapped in the destroyed tunnel. Read More »

Chennai rains throw life out of gear, six dead so far


Another man, who has been identified as Mukesh and who hailed from Uttar Pradesh, was found dead in Periamedu. "Coastal Tamil Nadu has recorded very heavy showers on Sunday". The torrential rains Thursday flooded Mudichur, Velachery, Alandur, Pallikaranai, Korattur and parts of North Chennai . Residents in these localities and elsewhere complained that rainwater mixed with sewage was entering their homes. Read More »