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United Kingdom tweaks offer on citizens' rights ahead of Brexit talks United Kingdom tweaks offer on citizens' rights ahead of Brexit talks
- November 08, 2017

A consortium of banks including JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and HSBC warned USA commerce secretary Wilbur Ross that they might start moving staff overseas in the near future, the Financial Times said. According to Government statistics, approximately 150,000 European Union nationals now work in the UK's pubs, bars, and restaurants - the second highest number of any industry, behind only the NHS, and the fifth highest by proportion of the overall workforce. (more...)
Did AAP offer Rajya Sabha seat to Raghuram Rajan?
- November 08, 2017

Sources in the party indicated that after Vishwas and party MLA from Okhla Amanatullah Khan fell out, one reason why Vishwas did not leave the party or speak out openly against the leadership was because he had been promised an RS seat. At present, Rajan is pursuing academics at the Booth School of the University of Chicago, where he also taught till 2003. Th state elects three members for the term of six years and indirectly elected by the state legislator. (more...)
Mike Duggan Wins Re-Election As Detroit Mayor, Defeating Coleman Young II Mike Duggan Wins Re-Election As Detroit Mayor, Defeating Coleman Young II
- November 08, 2017

As hundreds of supporters cheered, Duggan took the stage a few minutes after 10 p.m.as Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours", played on the speakers. "I want to say a special thank you to the 9,000 men and women who work for the city of Detroit ", he said. I think it was reflected in the numbers today. (more...)
No re-election endorsement for mayor from Daily News
- November 08, 2017

With more than 75 percent of the city's voting precincts reporting, de Blasio, 56, had won almost 65 percent, a margin of 35 percentage points over his Republican opponent, state assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, according to New York City's Board of Elections. (more...)
Bobby Portis returns to Chicago Bulls and drops 21 points Bobby Portis returns to Chicago Bulls and drops 21 points
- November 08, 2017

DeRozan scored 24 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Raptors beat Chicago 119-114 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak over the Bulls since 2009. Another point of focus in this game was Kyle Lowry , who has been not quite up to Kyle Lowry standards this year as he finds his way in the Raptors new offensive approach of more ball sharing and fewer iso opportunities. (more...)
NY grand jury indicts Person NY grand jury indicts Person
- November 08, 2017

Person and Michel, a former National Basketball Association and NCAA official and current custom clothing distributor, agreed to accept approximately $50,000 in bribe payments from an undercover federal agent. On top of the $91,000 bribes from Blazer, among others, Person is also accused of accepting $50,000 in cash bribes from Michel in exchange for steering student-athletes to his clothing company and other interests. (more...)
Left In Critical Condition After Shooting On Mass Ave Left In Critical Condition After Shooting On Mass Ave
- November 08, 2017

Officials said a gang-related shooting took place in the area and a man has been hospitalized with critical injuries. A man in his 30s was found inside a white Chevy Malibu, which crashed into a parked vehicle near the Huntington Ave. Ave". He was transported to Boston Medical Center. Authorities are now searching for a dark-colored SUV in an investigation that will involve reviewing footage from nearby security cameras. (more...)
Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing "Political Polarization"
- November 08, 2017

But more than a few moderate Republicans have announced they will not run for re-election next year. LoBiondo has been in the House since the 1990s, and follows many of his senior colleagues in announcing his intention to leave. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11), Leonard Lance (R-7) and Tom MacArthur (R-3). A retired teacher, Tanzie Youngblood of Woolwich, already is running . The retirement could create a competitive race for the House of Representatives in the 2md District for the first ... (more...)
Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award
- November 08, 2017

The photograph was also shared by Sanctuary Asia on their official Facebook page condemning the inhumane acts by locals. The image shows a mother elephant with her ears angled forward to avoid the crowd, followed by her calf screaming as her feet are getting burnt. (more...)
Fired Welsh minister Carl Sargeant kills himself after claims over conduct Fired Welsh minister Carl Sargeant kills himself after claims over conduct
- November 08, 2017

Carl Sargeant was relieved from his duties as Wales' cabinet secretary for communities and children on Friday and was under a party investigation. The 49-year-old politician's body was found at his home in Wales shortly before noon on Tuesday. (more...)
JC Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance
- November 08, 2017

Holding Company will post 0.06 EPS for the current fiscal year. Holding from $3.00 to $4.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. J. C. Penney Company, Inc is a holding company. J. C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP ) shares traded 6.75% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $2.53. (more...)
Constitutional convention fails, pension proposition passes in votes Constitutional convention fails, pension proposition passes in votes
- November 08, 2017

Onondaga County voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot proposition Tuesday for a New York Constitutional Convention, but supported two other statewide ballot proposals . A host of convictions of Albany officials prompted the ballot measure. Ultimately, it would be up to a judge to decide whether to strip or diminish their pension. (more...)
Guest pastor and extended family of 8 died in church shooting Guest pastor and extended family of 8 died in church shooting
- November 08, 2017

Eight members of the extended Holcombe family were among the 26 dead. "John is an incredibly good guy", L. David Givler wrote on a GoFundMe page for the family . "She is in Heaven laying her crowns and jewels at the feet of Jesus and celebrating". "RIP, little sister, we love you with all my heart and i will miss you so much". (more...)
United States calls for United Nations action against Iran over Yemen missile United States calls for United Nations action against Iran over Yemen missile
- November 08, 2017

Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince accused Iran on Tuesday of "direct military aggression" through Yemen's Huthi rebels, ratcheting up regional tensions as the kingdom reels from a sweeping royal purge. Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres later on Tuesday, seen by Reuters. The Saudi-led coalition - which also includes UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Kuwait - has been also imposing a blockade on the impoverished country's ports and airports as a part of ... (more...)
Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Cuts Holdings in American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)
- November 08, 2017

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. American Homes 4 Rent now has $5.82 billion valuation. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 6,092,382 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $132,266,000 after acquiring an additional 2,821,800 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US
- November 08, 2017

In her role as an aide to departing Minneapolis City Council President Elizabeth Glidden, Jenkins worked to revitalize poor neighborhoods. Vicroty Fund president and CEO Aisha C. Jenkins has 25 years of public service experience and works as a historian with the University of Minnesota's Transgender Oral History Project , an initiative supporting the Upper Midwest Transgender community and empowering them to share their stories. (more...)
Trump is apparently ready to repeal ObamaCare's individual mandate via executive order Trump is apparently ready to repeal ObamaCare's individual mandate via executive order
- November 08, 2017

And in an interview on " Fox News Sunday ", House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., said that "a lot of members are suggesting" that the tax bill include a repeal of the individual mandate. "We are working on common-sense temporary and targeted relief from many of these taxes to be acted on in the House before the end of the year", Brady had said. (more...)
Heartless Thief Steals Four-Year-Old Melbourne Girl's Puppy Heartless Thief Steals Four-Year-Old Melbourne Girl's Puppy
- November 08, 2017

The residents scoured the neighbourhood and realised Sasha had also been taken. (Supplied) A search is underway to return the labrador pup to her family. "She's not able to be socialised with other dogs so that's why we are anxious at this stage", Mr Hood said. "We were all in the backyard screaming "Sasha, Sasha", he said. (more...)
Third-period power-play success rescues Rangers Third-period power-play success rescues Rangers
- November 08, 2017

Shattenkirk and Buchnevich each had a goal and an assist. Jarnkrok put Nashville ahead to stay, sweeping a rebound past goaltender Joonas Korpisalo with 5:35 remaining. But the resiliency NY has shown during this streak - the Rangers trailed in three of the four wins - is a sign the team may be finding its way. But the Power Rangers came out in full force. (more...)
After Texas Church Shooting, 'Most Of Our Church Family Is Gone' After Texas Church Shooting, 'Most Of Our Church Family Is Gone'
- November 08, 2017

Police documents say that Kelley managed to escape the hospital, though he was apprehended by two officers in El Paso as he was trying to get a bus ticket to take him out of state. "We have initiated a review in the Air Force to figure out why his fingerprint records were not transferred to the database", she said. This revelation came as authorities continued to seek a fuller portrait of Kelley and also probed a breakdown in military protocols that failed to flag a domestic violence ... (more...)
UA professor studying mass shootings UA professor studying mass shootings
- November 08, 2017

According to Everytown for Gun Safety's analysis of Federal Bureau of Investigation data on mass shootings from 2009 to 2016, 54 percent were related to domestic or family violence. To protect oneself against future shootings, the NRA often calls for more more guns - despite the fact that a Stanford law professor's analysis found higher rates of violence in states with right-to-carry laws. (more...)
North Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial North Korean suspects named in Kim Jong-Nam murder trial
- November 08, 2017

Police investigating officer Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz also said an employee from North Korea's state-owned carrier, Air Koryo, arranged flight tickets for the four men so they could depart after the attack on Kim Jong Nam was carried out in a crowded budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport last February 13. (more...)
Manus refugees quit detention centre Manus refugees quit detention centre
- November 08, 2017

They said the transfer was smooth and orderly. "As a nation that prides itself on its respect for the rule of law and its globally responsible citizenship, we must find a workable and principled solution". Labor called on the government to accept New Zealand's offer, with Shadow Immigration Minister Shayne Neumann saying the situation was now urgent. "The facilities are completed", he said on Wednesday. (more...)
World's sole hold-out USA mocks Syria joining climate deal World's sole hold-out USA mocks Syria joining climate deal
- November 08, 2017

At a United Nations conference on climate change , Syria said Tuesday that it will sign the agreement, according to news reports . The pact calls for capping global warming at "well under" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, and 1.5 C if possible. (more...)
Study shows sheep recognise human faces
- November 08, 2017

Brad Duchaine, a brain scientist at Dartmouth College, doesn't find the sheep's ability surprising. But University of Cambridge researchers have proven that sheep can be trained to recognise human faces from photographic portraits. Picking the celebrity earned a sheep a food-pellet reward. Their success rate decreased by 15 percent. "It would be interesting for future research to include investigation of the abilities of sheep to identify emotional expressions on human faces, possibly in ... (more...)
It's a mental health issue, not a gun situation, says Trump It's a mental health issue, not a gun situation, says Trump
- November 08, 2017

He recognised that there are so many families who have lost their loved ones, and that the shooting took place in a church. He described the incident as a sad event for great people. A white man in his twenties, carrying a rifle, entered the church at 11:30 local time and started shooting, said Freeman Martin from the Texas Department of Public Safety. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation can't access Texas shooter's locked phone Federal Bureau of Investigation can't access Texas shooter's locked phone
- November 08, 2017

However, with the church mass-murder such an emotive case, it may use this one to take another legal stand, and force a handset maker to unlock and decrypt the Texas gunman's phone, as part of its wider campaign for breakable encryption in consumer electronics. (more...)
Vet lawmakers urge Trump to halt heated words with North Korea Vet lawmakers urge Trump to halt heated words with North Korea
- November 08, 2017

Choi Sung-mok, chief of staff for the South Korean fleet said. The Pentagon made that assertion in a letter to lawmakers who wanted to know about the logistics and human cost of any conflict with North Korea . The Trump administration "has failed to articulate any plans to prevent the military conflict from expanding beyond the Korean peninsula and to manage what happens after the conflict is over". (more...)
Polls open as voters pick Christie replacement Polls open as voters pick Christie replacement
- November 08, 2017

It's easier to sit here and complain'. She says voters can't afford more taxes and a less safe state. It comes to a head when she walks away and Christie says the joy of public serving is "serving folks like you - you're fabulous". The ballot question asks voters - on Election Day, Nov. 7th - whether they want to use all the money from a $225 million settlement the state reached with ExxonMobil to fix, restore, replace, or preserve the state's natural resources. (more...)
Utah's Third Congressional District Utah's Third Congressional District
- November 08, 2017

From a field of more than a dozen Republican candidates, Curtis emerged after collecting signatures to get a place on the primary ballot. He faced two main opponents in the 3rd District's general election: Democrat Kathie Allen , a physician and anti-gerrymandering advocate, and Jim Bennett of the newly formed United Utah Party. (more...)

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