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SC lacks lethal injection drugs needed to execute death row inmate SC lacks lethal injection drugs needed to execute death row inmate
- November 21, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster and Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling held a news conference Monday afternoon to explain why, despite having a court ordered date, 52-year-old Bobby Wayne Stone will not be executed December 1. McMaster and told reporters Monday afternoon the execution of Bobby Wayne Stone can not happen because the state does not have necessary drugs to perform a lethal injection. (more...)
Descartan ruidos del Descartan ruidos del "ARA San Juan" y búsqueda sigue
- November 21, 2017

Durante el fin de semana se detectaron siete intentos de llamada que este lunes se confirmó que no pertenecen al ARA San Juan . En primer lugar, las condiciones climáticas están dificultando muchísimo las labores. Los 44 tripulantes del " San Juan " son todos submarinistas profesionales de la Armada. En Gran Bretaña, ponen énfasis en la ayuda enviada desde su país , mientras que los principales diarios de españoles mantienen el tema entre sus títulos principales. (more...)
Border Patrol agents in Texas had traumatic head injuries Border Patrol agents in Texas had traumatic head injuries
- November 21, 2017

Elected officials referred to it as an attack, with President Donald Trump tweeting Sunday night that "We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible". Martinez had been a border agent since August 2013 and was from El Paso. The 36-year-old Martinez died at the hospital. Governor Abbott announced a $20,000 reward Monday for information that leads to an arrest or conviction of Martinez's "killer" in the case, which he described as a 'murder'. (more...)
Judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities Judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities
- November 21, 2017

District Judge William Orrick for the Northern District of California wrote in his order. "Orrick, in a statement about his ruling , also said: "...the Executive Order was meant to be far more narrow than I interpreted it, a mere directive to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice that does not seek to place any new conditions on federal funds". (more...)
Taxing grad students means fewer of them Taxing grad students means fewer of them
- November 21, 2017

As House Republicans continue frantically searching for popular programs to gut in order to clear the financial hurdle needed for their plan to bestow billion-dollar annual tax breaks on large corporations and the wealthiest Americans, one casualty of their "welfare for the rich" campaign includes the student loan interest tax deduction. (more...)
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slammed Bhansali for Hurting Public Sentiments UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slammed Bhansali for Hurting Public Sentiments
- November 21, 2017

The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on " Padmavati " movie within the legal framework and seeking legal advice on the issue, Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said on Monday after Madhya Pradesh banned the film from releasing. A BJP leader had announced a reward of Rs 10 crore for anyone who beheads Bhansali and Padukone. While the BJP distanced itself from the comments, Amu said he had made the remarks in his personal capacity and that he would resign if his party asked him to ... (more...)
Louis Police Department receives grant to hire additional full-time officers Louis Police Department receives grant to hire additional full-time officers
- November 21, 2017

In a bid to reshape the goal of community policing, the Justice Department said it would give $98 million to local police departments to hire community policing officers and would give preferential treatment to 80 percent of those who are willing to collude with federal immigration officers. (more...)
Hells Angels FBI raid leads to racketeering indictments leads to racketeering indictments Hells Angels FBI raid leads to racketeering indictments leads to racketeering indictments
- November 21, 2017

The indictment describes the Hells Angels as a violent, transnational outlaw motorcycle gang, and the Hells Angels Sonoma County chapter as a subset of the gang whose members primarily operate in that Northern California county. The indictment also says Wendt possessed multiple firearms, ammunition and knives. Most of the defendants were arrested Saturday in Santa Rosa, according to a statement issued by the U.S. (more...)
Pradyuman murder case: Accused Gurugram school bus conductor Ashok Kumar granted bail Pradyuman murder case: Accused Gurugram school bus conductor Ashok Kumar granted bail
- November 21, 2017

Kumar's maternal uncle O.P. Chopra was summoned after the agency obtained audio clips in which he is heard saying: "We will put it on the school authorities. Despite bail from the court, the CBI has not given him a clean chit and has kept him under suspicion of his involvement in the murder case. Meanwhile, bus conductor Ashok Kumar's wife claimed before the media that his husband was innocent. (more...)
Journalist shot dead in Tripura Journalist shot dead in Tripura
- November 21, 2017

He was killed by a jawan named Tapan Deb Barma, Both were involved in a bitter war of words, when Tapan lost his cool and fired on Sudip Dutta Bhowmick. The dead body has been taken to the GB Panth Hospital in Agartala. However, when he reached there, he had an altercation with a post security officer of the Commandant outside the latter's office, during which the PSO shot at him. (more...)
Burna Boy declared wanted by Nigerian police over robbery Burna Boy declared wanted by Nigerian police over robbery
- November 21, 2017

The case is taking an interesting turn as Burnaboy has reportedly been invited by the police for questioning over his alleged involvement in the robbery. Things are getting even more complicated in Mr. 2kay's robbery investigation that took place months back. We did some interviews and eventually, we were able to arrest one of the girlfriends of the gang members. (more...)
Muslim leader: Uighurs' escape 'good for Thai govt' Muslim leader: Uighurs' escape 'good for Thai govt'
- November 21, 2017

China's position is that the Uighurs who were sent back by Thailand had left the country illegally. A spokesman for China's Foreign Affairs Ministry said Beijing was urging Thai authorities to return the Uighurs. "It is an global relations concern that I don't know about", he said. Hundreds of people have died in recent years in China's troubled far western region of Xinjiang due to violence between majority Han Chinese and Uighurs, who speak a Turkic language. (more...)
U.S. arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery U.S. arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery
- November 21, 2017

Attorney Joon H. Kim said in a news release announcing the arrests Monday. USA authorities have arrested a former home secretary of Hong Kong and Senegal's ex-foreign minister on charges of bribing African officials. Melendez was alluding to Ho, the deputy chairman of China Energy Fund Committee, a Hong Kong-based think tank endowed with a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. (more...)
'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law 'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law
- November 21, 2017

This decision comes in the wake of the judgement given by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shayara Bano Vs. Union of India and others connected matters. The women's police station here registered a case against the man yesterday based on a complaint by his 27-year-old wife. Once the law is made to make the triple Talaq an offence, the victims will have the option of approaching the police and legal system for the redressal of their grievances and for the action to be taken ... (more...)
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...)

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