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Collins raises tax reform concerns on Sunday circuit Collins raises tax reform concerns on Sunday circuit
- November 20, 2017

Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) created to make fixes to Obamacare, which Collins supports, she's not sure she would vote for the tax bill , she said. - The top individual income-tax rate, targeted for reduction in the Senate plan, should be kept at the current 39.6 percent for people making more than $1 million a year. (more...)
Former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi dead Former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi dead
- November 20, 2017

File image of Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi . The 72-year-old Priya Rajan Dasmunsi was one of Congress's most popular leaders in West Bengal and was elected to the Lok Sabha five times. It was during his term Fashion TV was briefly banned for showing "obscene" content. He was the first Indian to be a match commissioner in a FIFA World Cup game when he performed the role in a group stage game between Australia and Croatia in the 2006 World Cup in 2006.#. (more...)
VW to spend US$40B on electric cars, technology through 2022 VW to spend US$40B on electric cars, technology through 2022
- November 20, 2017

The production volume on the launch of the Volkswagen I.D.is expected to be about 100,000 vehicles. The plans of the automaker stated that Volkswagen intends to gain leadership in the market of electric cars by 2025. Volkswagen Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller subsequently expressed confidence that the massive investment program would enable his company to become the "global number one" for electric mobility. (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Northeast visit from Sunday President Ram Nath Kovind on Northeast visit from Sunday
- November 20, 2017

The president will then visit Manipur . "The band display by the students here is brilliant and at par with the armed forces". "You are the future of the country and you should think that the sky is the limit for you", he told the students. (more...)
Suspected of graft, Indonesian parliament speaker put under guard in hospital Suspected of graft, Indonesian parliament speaker put under guard in hospital
- November 20, 2017

Novanto has denied wrongdoing but has repeatedly missed summonses for questioning by the agency in recent months, saying he was ill and needed heart surgery. Indonesian newspapers on Friday splashed pictures across their front pages of the black sport utility vehicle that Novanto was said to have been travelling in. (more...)
Avalanche Complete Comeback to Steal Win Avalanche Complete Comeback to Steal Win
- November 20, 2017

Andreas Athanasiou snapped a 1-1 tie by scoring on a breakaway with 56.1 seconds remaining in the second period . They are 10-8-1 overall. Erik Johnson, Nail Yakupov and Carl Soderberg also scored for the Avalanche , who had lost four of five. (more...)
Zimbabwe situation is in 'early days' - Jacob Zuma Zimbabwe situation is in 'early days' - Jacob Zuma
- November 20, 2017

How does it concern the US? Zuma says he's cautiously optimistic it will be "resolved amicably" as Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resists stepping aside. South Africa had historical, economic, cultural, political, and family ties with Zimbabwe. The African Union, which has taken a strict line on some other recent military takeovers, has in this case left the matter in the hands of the South African-led SADC regional bloc. (more...)
Every effort being made for permanent peace in Karachi: PM Abbasi Every effort being made for permanent peace in Karachi: PM Abbasi
- November 20, 2017

He said the federal government was implementing its vision of uniform development and prosperity of the whole country. "People are appreciating the ongoing development projects under the "Karachi Package" announced by the federal government as evident from the influx of foreign investment and enhanced economic and trade activities in the province", said the governor. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho Priority Target for PSG Philippe Coutinho Priority Target for PSG
- November 20, 2017

Talking to Telefoot (h/t The Independent ), Silva was candid when quizzed on PSG's interest in his Brazil team-mate, suggesting he is hopeful a deal may even be done in the January window. 'I hope that at the end of the season or even before Christmas, it could be a surprise for us, I hope he will think carefully and work with us'. I believe that Spanish football has everything that is attractive to him. (more...)
Shopkeepers affected after closure of Mughal road due to heavy snowfall Shopkeepers affected after closure of Mughal road due to heavy snowfall
- November 20, 2017

However, traffic was restored on the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, after remaining suspended for several hours due to landslides Thursday night. Cold wave tightened its grip across Kashmir with Leh town in Ladakh region recording the season's lowest night temperature at -7.9 degrees Celsius on Saturday. (more...)
Liberman 'Regrets' President's Rejection of Azaria's Appeal for Pardon Liberman 'Regrets' President's Rejection of Azaria's Appeal for Pardon
- November 20, 2017

President Rivlin said a chief value of the military was the "purity of arms", or the use of weapons with only necessary force. "The President has given his opinion regarding the offenses committed by you and their circumstances, the content of your written application, and all the material and opinions brought before him, and has chose to reject the application", Azaria was informed. (more...)
Lawsuit: Couple arrested after hibiscus plants mistaken for marijuana Lawsuit: Couple arrested after hibiscus plants mistaken for marijuana
- November 20, 2017

Audrey was allegedly only dressed in underwear during the incident. Now, they're suing the insurance agent and three police officers in a civil lawsuit. The couple's attorney, Al Lindsay, filed a lawsuit today on their behalf. "By what logic (can police officers) take a 66-year-old woman like this lady in her underwear outside, place her under arrest, keep her cooped up in the back of a police auto for four and a half hours?" the Cramers' attorney Al Lindsay asked CBS affiliate KDKA. (more...)
Jackson closes strong as Pistons rally back against Timberwolves Jackson closes strong as Pistons rally back against Timberwolves
- November 20, 2017

Usually a team will look to call a timeout in order to "freeze" an opponent, but the Pistons did not choose to do this despite still having two timeouts. The Pistons surged midway through the fourth quarter, with a 9-2 spurt, with an alley-oop from Ish Smith to Drummond, then a coast-to-coast basket for Smith and a back-door cut for Bradley, getting the Pistons within five points. (more...)
Search effort Search effort "tripled" for missing submarine in Argentina
- November 20, 2017

The U.S. government is supporting a request from the government of Argentina for worldwide assistance to the ongoing search for the missing submarine and possible rescue opportunities once the vessel and crew are located. Almost 80 percent of the search area has been scoured by ships and aircraft so far, Argentine navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference. The US Navy said its four aircraft were carrying a submarine rescue chamber designed during World War II that can reach a ... (more...)
Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif defers London visit to address rally in Quetta Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif defers London visit to address rally in Quetta
- November 20, 2017

Sacked prime minister Nawaz Sharif is staging a public meeting in Abbottabad today. Muhammad Mehdi, a PML-N leader from Punjab, added that efforts to break up the PML-N had been under way since July 28, when the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from the office of prime minister. (more...)
South Korean foreign minister to visit China to arrange presidential trip South Korean foreign minister to visit China to arrange presidential trip
- November 20, 2017

The highest-level Chinese envoy to visit North Korea in two years arrived in the country's capital on Friday to try to improve relations that have soured over Beijing's tightening of sanctions and expressions of support for US President Donald Trump's calls for more pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons programme. (more...)
Salim Mehajer Arrested After Allegedly Breaching Ex-Wife's AVO Salim Mehajer Arrested After Allegedly Breaching Ex-Wife's AVO
- November 20, 2017

Mehajer is in a Campsie jail cell on Monday morning following his arrest overnight for allegedly breaching an apprehended violence order taken out by his estranged wife, as well as unsafe driving. The auto crash is Mehajer's second this year. The man has been refused bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court later today. The first of which occured on his way to a court hearing and sparked a police investigation. (more...)
FDP breaks off coalition talks with Merkel, Greens FDP breaks off coalition talks with Merkel, Greens
- November 20, 2017

Without bringing the Free Democrats back to the table, Merkel will be forced to try to continue her current governing coalition with the Social Democrats, although that center-left party has said it will not do so, or she could try to form a minority government , which was seen as unlikely. (more...)
Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas
- November 20, 2017

Agent Rogelio Martinez, a four-year veteran of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and his partner were dispatched to an unspecified incident near Interstate 10 in the Van Horn Station jurisdiction near the Mexico border. Martinez had been a border patrol agent since 2013, officials said. A U.S. Border Patrol officer stands near prototypes of President Trump's proposed border wall on November 1 in San Diego. (more...)
No Proof Iran Behind Houthi Missile Launch No Proof Iran Behind Houthi Missile Launch
- November 20, 2017

Rallying Arab diplomatic efforts against Iranian interference was an essential step to move the issue on to the worldwide stage, he said. In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, asked about reports of cooperation with Israel , cited a Saudi peace initiative, first adopted in 2002 by the Arab League, as key to forging any relationship. (more...)
Bill to end Ontario college strike passes Bill to end Ontario college strike passes
- November 20, 2017

Considering it affects the rights of the workers, the NDP did not want to give his support to the act. Despite objections from the NDP, the government's strong support from the Progressive Conservative MPPs to pass the bill has determined the fate of striking college teachers and their students, who will soon head back to class. (more...)
Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee
- November 20, 2017

Cater alleges in the suit that she would receive "harassing calls, texts and emails" from Hoyt from 8 a.m.to 10 p.m. daily, and that in one text, Hoyt sent a nude photo and asked, "Do you think I look tan?" Cater said she was later paid $50,000 in "hush money", which demanded Cater's silence. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu to face new police questioning over corruption allegations Israel's Netanyahu to face new police questioning over corruption allegations
- November 20, 2017

Milchan was himself questioned in September. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is spending Sunday in front of the Israeli Police Fraud Unit for the sixth time in several months answering questions relating to two of the fraud investigations against him that are pending. (more...)
Tottenham striker Kane: Arsenal real test of our title credentials Tottenham striker Kane: Arsenal real test of our title credentials
- November 20, 2017

The Englishman has become one of the most coveted forwards in world football having won back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots and has continued to shine this season. "We have a fantastic team, a good coach and a professional training centre and we are getting a new stadium as well". Kane told Bild am Sonntag : "My goal is to play my entire career only for Tottenham". (more...)
Tsunami Warning After Massive Earthquake Near Vanuatu And New Caledonia Tsunami Warning After Massive Earthquake Near Vanuatu And New Caledonia
- November 20, 2017

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has now issued a warning for people in the surrounding areas, including Australia. The quake was initially recorded as 6.6 magnitude, but is now being reported as 6.4. "Based on current information, the initial assessment is that the quake is unlikely to have caused a tsunami that will pose a threat to New Zealand". (more...)
Injured In Manhattan Scaffolding Collapse Injured In Manhattan Scaffolding Collapse
- November 20, 2017

Five people suffered moderate to minor injuries in the incident around 11:30 a.m. local time on Sunday when wind gusts were reported to be around 30 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour. A piece of plywood "acted like a sail" and blew the whole rig down, they said. One person suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, the other three suffered minor injuries, the source said. (more...)
Thousands March in DC for More Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico Thousands March in DC for More Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico
- November 20, 2017

In addition to the damage that's already been done, the Trump administration has also requested a truly insulting disaster relief budget. Power outages and storm damage remain an issue on the US island territory, especially in rural areas where access is hard. (more...)
OH woman 1 of 32 Americans named as a Rhodes Scholar OH woman 1 of 32 Americans named as a Rhodes Scholar
- November 19, 2017

He is a software engineering student at Auburn University. He is a senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology pursuing a degree in biochemistry maintaining a 4.0 GPA. Ervin scholarships, a program established at Washington University in 1986 to help recruit African-American scholars. Yang is a senior majoring in molecular and cellular biology. (more...)
Fog coats the southern Willamette Valley Saturday morning Fog coats the southern Willamette Valley Saturday morning
- November 19, 2017

Northwest winds may gust as high as 30 miles per hour. The high should be 51 degrees with cloudy skies and wind gusts up to 21 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service . That's the normal high for November 16, according to data from Millersville University's Weather Information Center. The weather service warned of low visibility and hard driving conditions until about noon, when the fog is expected to clear. (more...)
Supersport go down to Mazembe in Confed Cup final first leg Supersport go down to Mazembe in Confed Cup final first leg
- November 19, 2017

SuperSport United players celebrate a goal. Matsatsantsa levelled matters in the 47th minute through Mbule who's rocket from range flew past Ley Matampi in the Mazembe goal. Fellow South Africans Mamelodi Sundowns won last year's CAF Champions League Title. SuperSport United have lost the first leg of their CAF Confederations Cup final against TP Mazembe 2-1 in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo . (more...)

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