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New TPP deal essentially same as previous agreement


Discussions around ISDS clauses had been tough going and continued to be but New Zealand is persisting, she said. "These negotiations are now down to the wire". "A number of countries do want to see it come to a conclusion". Japan is leading the charge to revive the TPP. Rejecting TPP is a touchstone issue for the left of New Zealand politics, but carries political risks for the new government if New Zealand is seen to have chosen isolation from a major Pacific Rim trade and investment ... Read More »

Star Wars' Millennium Falcon parked near golf course in England

Film bosses thought a barrier of tall trees and shipping containers would be enough to keep the prying public eye at bay - and they would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for meddling Google Earth. At least it was the last time Google's satellite cameras snapped photos of the location. Meanwhile, in even more exciting news for fans, it has been confirmed that Star Wars is planning 10 more years worth of films. Read More »

United Kingdom gold jewellery demand hit by pre-Brexit jitters


While large, organised retailers, with their sophisticated accounting and inventory-management systems, were well equipped to cope with the transition to GST; smaller, unorganised retailers faced difficulties. For the quarter, demand in the United Kingdom dropped by 5% to 4.6t. In value terms, the gold demand declined by 30 per cent at Rs 38,540 crore, compared to Rs 55,390 crore in the same period of 2016. Read More »

Israeli PM denies wrongdoing in graft affairs


It gave no further details. In Case 2000 , the " Israel Hayom affair", Netanyahu allegedly negotiated with publisher Arnon "Noni" Mozes for favorable coverage of himself in Yediot Aharonot in exchange for Mozes's support of a bill to weaken Israel Hayom , the largest circulation Hebrew-language paper and Yediot's biggest competitor. Read More »

Angry woman gets flight diverted over 'cheating' husband

As her husband slept, she used his hand to unlock his fingerprint-protected phone, revealing the alleged affair in all its sordid detail. The Bali-bound aircraft was forced to divert to Chennai in India after the Iranian woman reportedly started hitting her partner. Read More »

Yosemite National Park to Waive Entrance Fees for Veterans Day Weekend


Many commemorative events will also be taking place at some of the historic battlefields and military sites that are part of the National Park Service system. There are free meals offered all over the north state for veterans this Veteran's Day. Veterans Day falls on November 11 of every year. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny as well with a high near 55, according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

Deliberations Set to Restart Monday After Menendez Juror Is Excused


Alternate jurors watched the proceedings of the 10-week trial and heard all of the arguments, but have been kept separate from the main jury panel during deliberations. Arroyo-Maultsby's dismissal and interviews Thursday provide the first insight into the mood inside the jury room. Reid's statement that had remained displayed on the Democrat Senate for over nine years calling for Steven's resignation has recently been removed. Read More »

Jersey to consider new "substance test" for tax residence following Appleby leak

Apple quietly sidestepped a crackdown on its much-maligned Ireland tax avoidance practice by moving its overseas operation to the tax haven of the Channel Island of Jersey , documents leaked from an offshore law firm revealed. Companies that rely on intellectual property - especially tech and pharmaceutical concerns - can often reduce their effective rate to the single digits. Read More »

MQM backtracks from 'one manifesto, one symbol, one party' alliance with PSP


Kamran Tessori, a senior MQM-P leader, told ARY News that Farooq Sattar is displeased with party leaders' attitude after his decision of forming a political alliance with party's bitter critic Mustafa Kamal. "To solve problems of people of Karachi through collective efforts and to further our agenda of non-violence, we have chose to form a political alliance". Read More »

Veterans Day ceremony Saturday


Give thanks that throughout our nation's history, starting with the Revolutionary War and continuing throughout the 241 years since, that your freedoms have been defended and protected by America's courageous sons and daughters, of whom more than 665,000 have given their lives, so that you might continue to enjoy the freedoms that many now take for granted. Read More »

Veterans Day ceremonies honor military service


The George Veterans Day program will also be on Friday, November 10th at the George-Little Rock High School Gym at 10:00 a.m. Harrigan brought back the tradition of doing a Veterans Day ceremony when she took over as principal in 2014 and she said it's grown ever since. Read More »

Deadly shooting in Providence


Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré told the newspaper that one person is dead and another is in critical condition. Police later began chasing a white truck that appeared to ram several vehicles on an Interstate 95 highway ramp near Providence Place mall. Read More »

Toddler With Dairy Allergy Dies After Preschool Feeds Him Grilled Cheese Sandwich


He leaves behind his father, Thomas, mother, Dina, and 5-year-old brother Sebastian. The money raised on the GoFundMe site, the friend wrote, will help pay for an independent autopsy. The 7th Avenue Center for Family Services remained closed Thursday, but an unidentified man and woman were seen opening the gate, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. Read More »

Gov. Kay Ivey voting for Roy Moore but won't endorse him


During a second visit to Moore's home, Corfman told the Washington Post , Moore removed his and her clothes, touched her over her underwear, and guided her hand to do the same over his "tight white" undergarments. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, David Purdue of Georgia and Jeff Flake of Arizona. "I felt responsible", she told the paper. Her mother squashed the latter, according to Miller. Read More »

Va. congressman Bob Goodlatte won't see re-election


His South Jersey district in supported President Obama twice but President Trump won there by 5 percentage points past year. Last week, Reps. Lamar Smith and Jeb Hensarling, both of Texas, said they will not seek re-election. He writes he hopes Congress can work on immigration laws, the tax code, job growth, criminal justice reform, repealing the Affordable Care Act, and more. Read More »

Joe Biden: 'I Have a Regret That I Am Not President'


Biden's book is an emotional memoir set in the year his son Beau died, and explores his struggles continuing to serve under President Obama while grieving and weighing a 2016 presidential campaign. This latest condemnation of the president has many people raising eyebrows and wondering if Biden could be throwing his hat into the ring for a presidential run against Trump in 2020. Read More »

Dem favorability drops to lowest point in 25 years


Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Ocean counties all saw their voter turnout drop from the last gubernatorial election in 2013. In a contested race for a seat on Curwensville Borough council, Republican incumbent Sara R. New Jersey. Gov. -elect Phil Murphy was a favorite to win from the moment he won the Democratic nomination. "The NJEA comes out of this greatly diminished", he said. Read More »

MoP row: CJI bench recalls 2-judge order


That Bench observed in a written order that it is getting to be about two years since a five-judge Constitution Bench, after striking down the government's NJAC ( National Judicial Appointments Commission ) law, tasked the Centre in December 2015 with the job of drafting a fresh MoP to replace the current one with the objective of making judicial appointments transparent. Read More »

Rand Paul says he suffered 6 broken ribs in freaky attack


If federal charges are added, Boucher could potentially face 10 years in prison for physically attacking a politician. "It was a very regrettable dispute between two neighbors over a matter that most people would regard as trivial". Boucher's only words were "yes sir" as he replied to a judge during the arraignment Thursday, keeping his head lowered and showing no emotion, according to ABC News. Read More »

How To Get Verified On Twitter? You Can't As Company Reviews Policy


Earlier this week, Twitter verified Jason Kessler , the white nationalist and principal organizer behind the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one dead in August - and many people are unhappy about it. Actor Michael Ian Black was particularly aggrieved. Twitter has also verified prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer. I don't want to give up Twitter, but I may have to. Read More »

TSA Failed To Detect Weapons, Bombs During Most Screening Tests


The exact rate of failure has not yet been disclosed to the public, but ABC News reported that congressional and government sources with knowledge of the report said it was high. McCaul called America's aviation sector the "crown jewel of terrorist targets" and said, "America's enemies only have to be right once, while we have to be right 100 percent". Read More »

Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel in Cabinet reshuffle


Osamor added: "Unlike Priti Patel, who too often used the department to prop up her personal networks and leadership ambitions, Mordaunt must also quickly commit to the central cause of the department: to help the world's poorest". 10 Downing Street on Wednesday night. She did not speak to reporters, but jumped into a ministerial vehicle to be driven to her new department at the top of Whitehall. Read More »

One lakh Indians book ticket for Mars

It is important to add that this chip will be placed at the top hull of the lander. It is not the NASA's first time to carry names to Mars , in 2015 also, almost 8.27 lakh names were collected by NASA.Further, the mission is dedicated to understanding about the formation and evolution of rocky planets, including Earth. Read More »

Murder suspect who escaped jail placed on most wanted list


They broke out of jail by removing a speaker from the wall, authorities said. The agency says he should be considered armed and unsafe. The Macon County Sheriff's Office told WTVF they worked well into the night chasing down Dylan Ferguson, Matthew White and Jeffrey Strong. Read More »

Charity worker's family demand a written correction to Boris Johnson's statement


Boris Johnson has used an appearance on Fox News to praise US President Donald Trump for using Twitter to communicate with his followers across the globe. Johnson has repeatedly refused to issue a full retraction and apology . He also claimed that the Iranian government had accepted that his comments had no bearing on the case against Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Read More »

Indigo staff assault: Know this twitter user's witty take on airlines


The minister sought an "independent" report from regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the matter, saying that fisticuffs are not acceptable in a civilised society. The airlines, in its defence, claimed, "The reality is that my colleagues were only trying to act in the best interest of the safety of Katyal and trying to prevent a potential serious mishap". Read More »

"Deformed babies" born near North Korea's nuclear "wasteland"


According to the publication, all underground wells dried up in the area of the site after the sixth nuclear test. Now those who used to live near site have revealed other horrors. They added the tunnels on the south side of the site "have been sufficiently prepared to accommodate a test at any time". Additionally, North Korea has reportedly established a hospital to treat irradiated soldiers working at the nuclear test site. Read More »

President Trump Says China Could 'Easily' Rein in North Korea


Ivanka Trump frequently posts videos of Arabella speaking or singing in Chinese to her social media accounts, and she brought her daughter to a Lunar New Year event organized by the Chinese embassy in Washington. But no matter how hard Trump will try, it's emphatically clear that the Chinese don't see eye-to-eye with the Americans. While he has periodically hit out at China - in July he accused Beijing of doing "NOTHING" to stop North Korea - that language has been tempered with praise. Read More »

Korea imposes sanctions on 18 North Koreans


Rear Admiral Michael Dumont offered the assessment on behalf of the Joint Chiefs in response to a request by congressional Democrats Ted Lieu and Ruben Gallego for information on the possible consequences of armed conflict with North Korea. Read More »

Saudi-Iran power struggle to fill void in Lebanon


Saudi Arabia has been accused of not doing enough to prevent civilian deaths in its war against the Houthi rebel group in Yemen . In his resignation speech, Hariri attacked Iran and Hezbollah for sowing strife in Arab states and said he feared assassination. Read More »

Trump Hits China for Unfair Trade But Blames Past US Leaders


Few issues have been more at loggerheads over the course of Trump's presidency than trade and North Korea. "Why not?" the White House official said. On Trump's first full day in China - the third stop on a five-country, 12-day trip through Asia - Xi greeted Trump at the Great Hall of the People, a display that included three horn players in red uniforms, a military band and ceremonial cannon fire. Read More »