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Chidambaram on GST rates cuts: Congress, I are vindicated


I am vindicated". Speaking on Gujarat Assembly polls, the senior Congress leader said: "Thank you Gujarat". "Your elections did what Parliament and common sense could not do", he tweeted. Veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram took a sly dig at the Narendra Modi government after the announcement of big changes in the rates for Goods and Services Tax. Read More »

Today, we honor our veterans


Ranger-guided tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 423-752-7521. The nation observes America's 96th Veterans Day tomorrow. In addition, Hyundai's Veteran Employment Transition Program is available in military base career centers and online for veterans to provide free Hyundai-specific technical training, resume and interview coaching, and job openings for Hyundai and its affiliate companies. Read More »

NC air traffic controller arrested, accused of having weapon of mass destruction


Airport officials did not confirm if Dandan was still employed by the FAA. The Mecklenberg County Sheriff's Office website shows Dandan was being held at the county jail Friday night on $45,000 bond. In a statement following Dandan's arrest, the FAA confirmed that they had "terminated [Dandan's] access to the facility and is investigating". Dandan's roommate has also been arrested for having bomb-making materials, the Charlotte Observer . Read More »

Gujarat elections: Congress gives Hardik Patel three options


After a three-hour meeting that went on till 2 am on Thursday, PAAS leader Dinesh Bhambhania dubbed the talks cordial. He said the proposal put forth by the Congress did not disturb the existing 49% quotas for SC, ST, OBCs and dalits. At the end of the deliberations, PAAS leaders claimed that the Congress had laid out before them three options through which the sticky issue of carving out the reservation - beyond the existing Supreme Court mandated cap of a total of 49 per cent - can be ... Read More »

Japan's biggest warship to drill with USA carriers near Korean Peninsula


In a statement Wednesday, Admiral Scott Swift announced the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt, and U.S.S. Nimitz will come together in the Sea of Japan on Saturday to conduct several drills. It marks the first time for three United States aircraft carriers to conduct joint exercises with South Korea's Navy. The 100,000 ton USA carriers transport a total of about 200 aircraft, including F-18 combat jets. Read More »

Sebi penalised Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani's company for unfair trade practices


The regulator has imposed total penalties worth Rs 6.9 crore on all entities. Noting that the appeal was "taken up with the consent of both the parties", the tribunal said the appellant has submitted that the Sebi order was passed without giving them an opportunity to file their replies and without any personal hearing. Read More »

Steyer to spend another $10 million on campaign to impeach Trump


California billionaire Tom Steyer is doubling his spending on ads calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment to $20 million. On "Fox & Friends" this morning, Mark Steyn said this is just another sign that many Democrats still haven't accepted the legitimacy of the Trump presidency. Read More »

Socceroos Draw The First Leg Of The World Cup Qualifier


The Socceroos may be left to rue their failure to score an away goal after a dominant performance at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano. The Socceroos - who will probably be happier with their home leg to come - had the better chances in San Pedro Sula. Read More »

DOCCS: Utica sex offender wanted after removing ankle bracelet


The Department of Corrections & Community Supervision warns that Ronald Cook should be considered risky. According to the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Cook is a Level 3 sex offender. By removing his ankle bracelet and failing to report to his parole officer, Mailey said Cook is in violation of his "strict and intensive supervision". Read More »

Member Of Trump's Election Commission Sues Group And Kobach


Dunlap is the secretary of state for Maine. In his federal lawsuit , filed Thursday , Dunlap outlines an information freeze that began this summer, when his communications with the panel slowed to a few emails focusing on logistics rather than fact-gathering or analysis. Read More »

American Kizzire shoots career low 62 to lead OHL Classic


Two-times US Open victor Retief Goosen carded a 66 that left him in a group of six sharing fifth place.The 48-year-old South African looked more like the player that earned seven PGA Tour titles rather than the one that has struggled to put together a string of good results.His last win on the Tour came back in 2009.Defending champion Pat Perez was five shots off the lead in a share of 11th after mixing seven birdies with three bogeys for a four-under-par 67. Read More »

Just In: Bobrisky Arrested By Police In Lagos Today


Shortly after his coming out as gay in a now-deleted post, Bobrisky was arrested and many Nigerians linked his arrest to his confession. A comes out on social media to say I am a thief, he can not be arrested because his declaration that he is a thief can not be linked to a particular act of stealing. Read More »

No more monkeying around as wild animals banned from Irish circuses


Even though some cities and states have taken action to protect animals used in circuses, supporters continue to argue that the issue needs to be addressed on a federal level because the mobile nature of circuses makes it hard for law enforcement and inspectors to follow up on incidents and potential or actual violations of the Animal Welfare Act, which leaves officials virtually incapable of doing anything meaningful to ensure the well-being of animals, or the safety of the public. Read More »

Reporter beaten over mafia exposé in Rome

One of their subjects, Roberto Spada, who had voiced support for CasaPound , suddenly interrupted the interview, head-butted Piervincenzi, chased after him and the cameraman and beat them with a stick. "We are requesting a swift and public probes, and that the results are diffused to public opinion", he said, denying any and all links to the Spada clan. Read More »

Commerce secretary to sell stake in firm with Russian ties

Amid ongoing concerns over Russia's involvement in USA political affairs, the Paradise Papers leak revealed that Ross had retained investments in Navigator Holdings , a shipping firm he once controlled that has Russian links. and WLR Recovery Fund V DSS AIV L.P., which hold 17.5 million shares in Navigator and were not among the assets Ross declared he would retain. The so-called Paradise Papers could add to President Trump's Russian Federation problems as he continues to face ... Read More »

Cross country finishes 2017 season

Virginia was third with 130 points, but only the top two teams earned automatic bids to the November 18 national championships. "Overall, very solid performance from both teams and I'm very happy with our efforts today ", head coach Mike Nelson said. Read More »

Sweden 1 Italy 0


Janne Andersson's side nearly fell behind with six minutes on the clock when Matteo Darmian crossed in from the byline, finding the head of Andrea Belotti , but the Torino striker missed the target from mere yards out. "We have to believe in what we're doing to the last moment of the second leg at San Siro on Monday". "It's hard for both teams, which obviously have a great desire to go to the World Cup ". Read More »

Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Downgraded by Jefferies Group LLC to "Underperform"


Mariner Wealth Advsr Limited owns 39,490 shares or 0.12% of their USA portfolio. (MRK) maintained activity of 9.38 million shares that trade hands on average basis while its relative volume is 1.52. Shares of Merck KGaA (MRK) opened at €89.78 ($104.40) on Monday. Sonata Cap Grp Inc Inc reported 13,507 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Alpha Cubed Investments Ltd Liability Corporation owns 8,588 shares. Read More »

Dineshwar Sharma on Hurriyat boycott: Will visit again


Despite snub from separatists, Centre's special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Wednesday said he will try his best to meet Hurriyat leaders. "All stakeholders, including Pakistan, should be brought on board and engaged with", he said. Panun Kashmir strongly resents the disrespectful manner in which the state government invited Dr Agnishekhar and Dr Ajay Chrungoo to talk to the newly appointed representative of GoI Sh. Read More »

Liverpool defender describes hard times under Jurgen Klopp


I can not find a reason for what happened'. But the Reds left back believes he has become a better, more mature player for the experience - and says Jurgen Klopp's influence has been key. I went to talk to him five or six times and the message was the same, but nothing changed. I even use words in Spanish! Moreno, who has started 13 games in all competitions for Liverpool this season, is now with the Spain squad preparing for their upcoming global friendlies against Costa Rica and ... Read More »

Turkish police detain more than 100 Islamic State suspects


Turkish police officers escort people suspected of being Islamic group militants, outside a court in the Black sea region city of Samsun, Turkey, Thursday, Nov. A similar RAID by Turkish police officers held in Istanbul, where it was detained 80 suspects. The operation, similar in scale to the one that is now held in Ankara, was in Turkey at the beginning of November. Read More »

Pakistan Rangers, BSF discuss effective implementation of ceasefire agreement


Both delegations had representatives from respective Home and Foreign Ministries and officers from narcotics control and survey departments. The need for cooperation to maintain the sanctity of the borders was stressed upon. It was envisaged that the top leadership of both the Border Guarding Forces will meet periodically and discuss issues of relevance to both the forces. Read More »

Hyderabad 'bans begging' before Ivanka Trump visit


Officials said Ivanka Trump may do some sightseeing and it is clear city officials want her to see the city in the best light possible - and not the "slum dog millionaire" stereotype that Americans often associate with India. Hyderabad police conducted a similar operation when President Bill Clinton visited in 2000. In a notification issued earlier this week, Hyderabad police commissioner M Mahendar Reddy said begging was causing a nuisance, obstruction to free movement, danger to ... Read More »

Son Heung-Min scores brace in friendly win over Colombia


Things happen during a game like this. The incident came after a foul by Colombia's James Rodriguez, which led to him attempting to pick up Jin-Su Kim of South Korea and performing an unbelievable flop after Kim brushed him away. This is not the first racist controversy on a South Korean soccer field this year. "Racist behavior is unacceptable, however. Colombia have world-class players, and I was extremely disappointed to see such action". Read More »

Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home


Cops were called to conduct a welfare check on a home off State Route 89 Thursday night, after a neighbor called and said she hadn't seen the family's cars moved or the lights turned on in several days. Four people have been found dead inside a home in Mapleton, victims of an apparent murder-suicide. Preliminary evidence suggests a murder-suicide, according to the release, although the medical examiner's office has yet to make an official ruling. Read More »

Dad fires gun, stops teens from kidnapping daughter


Then, he heard a auto door slam. Sensing that something was out of the norm, the teenager drove around them instead of getting out to move them, calling her father as she continued driving. Keilon Johnson , 19, Austin French , 17, Tyree Johnson , 16, and Kamauri Horn , 15, were attempting to get into the garage, when gun-weilding Mr. Read More »

DEA issues emergency action to crack down on spread of synthetic opioid

The bulk of illicit fentanyls arrive in the United States through the mail or express shipping systems, or are imported into the United States across the southwest border, according to a DOJ press release. Naming illicit fentanyl as a Schedule 1 drug, along with heroin, means that is addictive and has no medicinal objective. Fentanyl is 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times more potent than morphine. Read More »

Harlem Preschooler Dies Following Severe Allergic Reaction to Grilled Cheese


Elijah is said to have gone into anaphylactic shock after eating the sandwich. Several city agencies are now investigating, and the pre-K at the Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Harlem has been shut down. "And I'm gonna keep fighting for that boy, just so people know that this is not the end of Elijah ". The Center for Family Services did not respond to multiple CNN calls for comment. Read More »

University of Michigan IFC suspends all Greek life activities


Seven more were taken to the emergency room during an "unauthorized" Halloween party that required students to be handcuffed to their date until the pair could finish an entire bottle of champagne. The council governs most fraternity chapters at the University of MI in Ann Arbor . The University of Florida administration recently suspended all Greek Life at the university. Read More »

Walmart shopper hurt while buying watermelon in Alabama wins $7.5 million verdict


Walmart maintained that the display was not risky, but Walker's lawyers say the store should have covered the pallet. No one responded immediately to phone and email messages left at Walmart's headquarters Thursday. Walker sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for negligence and wantonness. It was, however, enough to convince the jury to give him $2.5 million in compensatory damages plus another $5 million in punitive damages. Read More »

Man arrested after multi-hour auto chase in Oklahoma


The suspect traveled south past I-240 before weaving through a neighborhood and getting on I-240 eastbound. Unable to get out, the man began running on foot. The chase stopped near Indian Hills Road and Penn Ave. where multiple police vehicles were on scene, however the man repeatedly drives off, then stops again. Read More »

Himachal saw 74 per cent polling: EC


In this constituency, the contest was between BJP, Congress, CPM and a Independent (Congress rebel). The Election Commission played a key role in ensuring greater voter participation, as a high voter turnout symbolizes a strong democracy. Read More »

In Korea, Melania Trump gets upstaged by a K-pop star


It was a provocative move, says Celeste Arrington, a professor of political science at George Washington University. South Korean people regarded Japan's sovereign claim to Dokdo, called Takeshima in Japan, as a militaristic ambition of the current Japanese government as the islets were returned to South Korea after having been incorporated into the Japanese territory during the 1910 to1945 Japanese colonisation of the Korean Peninsula. Read More »