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Centre committed to hold Winter Session of Parliament : Ananth Kumar Centre committed to hold Winter Session of Parliament : Ananth Kumar
- November 21, 2017

Kharge alleged the government was not convening the winter session to avoid facing criticism over issues it was uncomfortable about. According to the sources, the NDA government is planning to hold a truncated winter session of around 10 days starting from the second week of December. (more...)
Tyson Foods to Open $300M Production Plant in Tennessee Tyson Foods to Open $300M Production Plant in Tennessee
- November 21, 2017

Tyson spokesman Worth Sparkman said that the company still has an interest in Kansas and will continue to consider potential sites in the state for expansion of its poultry business. Tyson then started looking elsewhere. Heather Lansdowne, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Agriculture, said state officials were aware Tyson was interested in building large poultry production and processing facilities in more than one state. (more...)
Turkish army chief meets counterparts in Russian Federation Turkish army chief meets counterparts in Russian Federation
- November 21, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and their Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu at the meeting on Sunday "noted a decrease in the level of violence in Syria, allowing the Syrian parties to make the transition from armed confrontation to a political solution". (more...)
Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting
- November 21, 2017

Rahmael Holt, 29, was captured after a three-day manhunt after the death of a New Kensington, Pa ., police officer. Investigators tracked down Harper and found him Saturday with $2,500 cash and bags of suspected heroin, according to a criminal complaint. (more...)
Laughlin pilot dies in T-38 crash in Texas Laughlin pilot dies in T-38 crash in Texas
- November 21, 2017

A tragic accident with the U.S. Air Force Flight Demonstration Team, The Thunderbirds, on January 18, 1982 resulted in the loss of four T-38s and four pilots. The statement said a board of officers would investigate. The name of the crash victims has not been released. Base officials were not available for comment late Monday. (more...)
Rep. John Conyers paid $27K to settle sexual conduct complaint, report says Rep. John Conyers paid $27K to settle sexual conduct complaint, report says
- November 21, 2017

BuzzFeed News first reported the bombshell allegations and accompanying settlement after right-wing blogger Mike Cernovich provided the website with the documents . In the affidavits obtained by BuzzFeed , former employees described several instances in which Conyers asked women for sexual favors, including one instance when a woman said he invited her to his hotel room and asked her to "touch it", meaning his penis. (more...)
Health Ministry seeks report on Fortis dengue case Health Ministry seeks report on Fortis dengue case
- November 21, 2017

The seven-year-old girl died on September 14,2017. She was on IV fluids and supportive treatment because there was decrease in platelet count and hemoconcentration. Even though the hospital charged so heavily, the family alleged that not much care was provided to their daughter. "As a closing stroke, after the family cleared the massive bills, Fortis asked the family to go back and pay for the gown the kid was wearing since her clothes wont fit", he added. (more...)
Zimbabwe has 'insatiable desire' for Mugabe exit: ousted VP Zimbabwe has 'insatiable desire' for Mugabe exit: ousted VP
- November 21, 2017

Mnangagwa said he was aware parliament meant to impeach Mugabe and he supported the move. "Gushungo is not the type to be threatened off his position. Mnangagwa's statement came after the country's army chief Constantino Chiwenga said that progress had been made in talks towards an apparent deal over Mugabe's exit. (more...)
Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in Hampstead, North London Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in Hampstead, North London
- November 21, 2017

Twenty people had fled the building before the emergency crews arrived. Tulip Siddiq, the MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, tweeted: "Heartbreaking news from Hampstead overnight - my thoughts are with the victim and the fearless teams of fire fighters (sic) who worked through the night". (more...)
Police Say at Least 50 Dead in Nigeria Bombing Police Say at Least 50 Dead in Nigeria Bombing
- November 21, 2017

A boy about 17-year-old wearing a suicide vest entered the mosque along with other worshippers. The first explosion went off at a prayer ground, he said. He said only that there were "high casualties". Immediately after the morning prayers, the teenager set off the bomb. "This is obviously the work of Boko Haram". (more...)
Russian Federation confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals Russian Federation confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals
- November 21, 2017

The level of ruthenium-106, a radioactive isotope that does not occur naturally, had reached 986 times the normal level of pollution at a monitoring station about 20 miles from the Mayak nuclear facility, where in 1957 an explosion exposed at least 272,000 people to unsafe levels of radiation. (more...)
Brown: State, local tax deductions are vital to Houston Brown: State, local tax deductions are vital to Houston
- November 21, 2017

The Tax Policy Center, run by the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution, has estimated that the number of people itemizing deductions would drop by three-quarters. "How much they'll actually save depends on the tax rate", said Frank Sammartino, a senior fellow at the center. In reliably Republican Utah, 35 percent of taxpayers claimed the deduction for state and local taxes. (more...)
Salvation Army in need of pies for community holiday meals Salvation Army in need of pies for community holiday meals
- November 21, 2017

Applicants must bring their current photo ID, Birth Certificates or IDs for all children, proof of income, and proof of address. The registration will be held at The Salvation Army Medford Citadel Corps located at 304 Beatty St., Medford OR 97501. (more...)
India's ruling party leader threatens to chop off hands of Modi's critics India's ruling party leader threatens to chop off hands of Modi's critics
- November 21, 2017

Earlier this month, Rai on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a reincarnation of Swami Vivekananda. Aaj us paristhiti se uthkar wo desh ke PM bane hain - garib ka beta , uska swabhiman hona chahiye, ek ek vyakti ko iski izzat honi chahiye... (more...)
Grand Rapids police chief stays; doesn't get Florida job Grand Rapids police chief stays; doesn't get Florida job
- November 21, 2017

Punta Gorda chose Pamela R. Davis as their new chief. Davis is the director of the Professional Development and Training Academy for the Baltimore Police Department. According to local media , She'll replace former police chief Tom Lewis after he was sacked in August after an internal affairs investigation into the 2016 shooting death of a retired librarian during a community demonstration. (more...)
EasyJet shares up but FTSE 100 dips EasyJet shares up but FTSE 100 dips
- November 21, 2017

The dividend for the year was slashed 24% to 40.9 pence from 53.8 pence the year before. She joins the broadcaster on 8 January 2018. In outgoing CEO Carolyn McCall's last set of results, easyJet reported record passenger numbers after a tumultuous few months for the sector, with Monarch, Air Berlin and Alitalia all going into administration this year. (more...)
Former Tulsa officer convicted of manslaughter sentenced to 15 years Former Tulsa officer convicted of manslaughter sentenced to 15 years
- November 21, 2017

Kepler was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter in October and the jury recommended 15 years in prison. Kepler, 57, testified during his trial that he drove to Lake's house after a discussion about his daughter's love life turned heated. (more...)
Debate grows as stores choose to open on Thanksgiving Debate grows as stores choose to open on Thanksgiving
- November 21, 2017

The retailer will open its doors at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day and offer deals throughout the day. Go digital. Rather than shuffling through dozens of paper circulars searching for the best Black Friday deals, join millions of others by using a free shopping app. (more...)
Argentine navy says sounds detected aren't from missing sub Argentine navy says sounds detected aren't from missing sub
- November 21, 2017

Among them is Argentina's first female submarine officer, 35-year-old weapons officer Eliana Krawczyk. The search area, off the Patagonia coast, is notorious for strong storms. Although the diesel-electric submarine had enough food, oxygen and water to last 90 days on the ocean surface, submerged it's oxygen would last on seven days. (more...)
Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday
- November 21, 2017

Friday refuse and Friday Week 3 recycling collections will take place on Monday. All Friday trash will be picked up as regularly scheduled. Normal pickup will resume on Monday. Harlem city offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. Schools in the Fairfield-Suisun School District, the Travis School District, the Vacaville School District, the Dixon School District, the Vallejo City School District and the Benicia School District are closed for the week in observance of the holiday. (more...)
Lena Dunham apologizes after defending 'Girls' writer accused of sexual assault Lena Dunham apologizes after defending 'Girls' writer accused of sexual assault
- November 21, 2017

Miller “vehemently” denied the claims and Dunham and Girls producer Jenni Konner issued a statement standing by Miller, who also served as a writer, and calling the allegation “one of the 3% of assault cases that are misreported every year.”. (more...)
Billionaire Soros Accuses Hungarian Officials of Anti-Muslim Moves
- November 21, 2017

Orban has previously described Western liberalism as "spiritual suicide" for Central Europeans. He rejected the seven statements in a "national consultation" conducted by Orban's government, which claim he wants to settle a million migrants a year in Europe, force them to resettle among European Union countries and pay them each thousands of euros. (more...)
Russia's Lavrov In Yerevan after Talks in Baku
- November 21, 2017

Of course, we touched upon the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. "It is necessary to deal with the resolution of the Karabakh conflict, especially that the main directions in which it is necessary to register progress have already been outlined", Lavrov said. (more...)
Putin hosts Syria's Assad ahead of trilateral talks with Turkey, Iran Putin hosts Syria's Assad ahead of trilateral talks with Turkey, Iran
- November 21, 2017

The Russian intervention has turned the war in favour of Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political solution. (more...)
Gujarat polls: Patidars upset; NCP says will contest all 182 seats Gujarat polls: Patidars upset; NCP says will contest all 182 seats
- November 21, 2017

Patel said that NCP was earlier prepared to contest from 100 seats in the state, but would now put up more. "The Congress has declared candidate from one of the seats where we have a sitting MLA". This is an insult to us", he said. The Congress had named Patidars in its first list, apart from eight OBCs, 12 Kolis and seven dalits. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will field candidates from over 100 seats in the Assembly elections after it failed to reach an agreement over ... (more...)
JK: Three LeT Pakistani terrorists neutralised in Handwara JK: Three LeT Pakistani terrorists neutralised in Handwara
- November 21, 2017

Though a civilian was also injured in the encounter, the security forces were able to take down two LeT commanders as well. The gun-battle broke out after security forces cordoned off Magam area in Handwara following specific information about the presence of the terrorists. (more...)
Terrorist killed in J&K's Pulwama, operation on Terrorist killed in J&K's Pulwama, operation on
- November 21, 2017

Reports said that thousands of people raising pro freedom and anti India slogans participated in the last rites Adil Ahmad Chopan. Further details are awaited. Pertinently, the slain militant had managed to escape from encounter site in May this year when top militant commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and his close aide Faizan Ahmed were killed at Saimoh village of the town. (more...)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover
- November 21, 2017

Slack told reporters that Britain "would appeal for everyone to refrain from violence and hope to see a peaceful and swift resolution to the situation". Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa, reporting from Harare after Mugabe's speech, said "a lot of people are surprised" he did not step down "after all this pressure". (more...)
UGA's Roquan Smith a Butkus Award finalist UGA's Roquan Smith a Butkus Award finalist
- November 21, 2017

In 1985, the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, Florida created the award in the College football and NFL Hall of Famer's name. Last year, Alabama linebacker Rueben Foster won the award. T.J. Edwards. The Badgers second leading tackler has 60 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, 6 pass breakups and four interceptions. In addition to Edmunds, Clemson's Dorian O'Daniel is a finalist. (more...)
Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency
- November 21, 2017

Analysts had expected that Song would press North Korean officials on the nuclear standoff, but did not expect any breakthroughs. But his trip was being watched closely because it came on the heels of U.S. When the North sent an envoy to Beijing after its own party congress a year ago, the official met Xi. Koh also said the North Korean strongman, as head of the rogue state, is being cautious of the message the meeting with Song could send to the global community. (more...)

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