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Victoria's historic euthanasia bill passes vote Victoria's historic euthanasia bill passes vote
- November 23, 2017

The news comes just days after New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, defeated a euthanasia bill by 20 votes to 19. After a 28-hour marathon sitting it was agreed that eligible patients must be over the age of 18, have lived in Victoria for at least 12 months, and must administer the drug themselves, although a doctor may deliver the lethal dose in rare cases. (more...)
SocGen says no wrongdoing in handling of National Front accounts SocGen says no wrongdoing in handling of National Front accounts
- November 23, 2017

Reuters quoted Le Pen as saying at a news conference that "this is an attempt to suffocate an opposition party". Her attack came a day after the National Front said that it had been asked to close the accounts that it had held at Société Générale, France's second biggest bank, for 30 years. (more...)
Mumbai Police gives stern warning to Varun Dhawan. Here's why Mumbai Police gives stern warning to Varun Dhawan. Here's why
- November 23, 2017

When she tried to click his picture, Dhawan asked her to give him the phone so he could take a selfie with her. The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police shared snapshots of a newspaper article featuring Varun pulling off the selfie stunt on the road. (more...)
Police enter Australia's Manus Island detention centre Police enter Australia's Manus Island detention centre
- November 23, 2017

The camps' conditions have been slammed by the United Nations and human rights groups amid reports of widespread abuse, self-harm and mental health problems. "The risks of serious injury if the authorities use force now is completely foreseeable". 'Police have started to break the shelters, water tanks and are saying 'move, move.' Too much tension and too scary, ' he said. (more...)
One of Two Santa Clara County Escaped Inmates Arrested in Stockton One of Two Santa Clara County Escaped Inmates Arrested in Stockton
- November 23, 2017

The second escaped inmate is in custody. John Penn Bivins, 47, remains at large. Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for an inmate that escaped from a Silicon Valley courthouse earlier this month . They got into a waiting late-1980s Toyota Corolla, which drove them to a U-Haul van a few blocks away. He was last seen in a green Ford Explorer, license plate number 7TTY505. (more...)
Here is a Shocking News For Ajith Kumar Fans !!! Here is a Shocking News For Ajith Kumar Fans !!!
- November 23, 2017

The police has booked the case against the financier on the charges of abetment of suicide. Police, who are on the lookout for Anbu Chezhian , said the suspect is on the run. Asking affected producers to approach the producer council, Vishal said, "We will file a formal complaint with the police". Ashok Kumar has co-produced films of Sasikumar, a relative of his, including Eesan , Poraali and Kodi Veeran , which remains to be released. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan's grandfather had eighteen wives? Here's the truth Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan's grandfather had eighteen wives? Here's the truth
- November 23, 2017

Later, Bandagi and Puneesh are seen telling Arshi about what Hina said. Meanwhile, the battle royale between Arshi and Priyank shows no signs of abating. Vikas Gupta literally lifted her in his arms to take her away from the two whom Arshi was thoroughly miffed with. Priyank says he is shocked that Vikas is supporting Arshi. (more...)
Mixed Feelings Over New Police Commissioner Mixed Feelings Over New Police Commissioner
- November 23, 2017

Newham said South Africans would once again find out through experience whether their new police chief has the qualities required to lead and protect - "a process which has cost the country dearly for the last decade". Newham said that Sitole had a hard task ahead of him to professionalise the police and tackle serious violent crime that has been plaguing South Africa. (more...)
Everything You Need To Know About The Women Who Debuted With Paige Everything You Need To Know About The Women Who Debuted With Paige
- November 23, 2017

The Norwich-born star has been expected to come back for a while now with rumours suggesting she would move to Smackdown LIVE or join the action at the Women's 5-on-5 Elimination match at Survivor Series. Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose crept up on to the ring and laid waste to the Superstars. Mandy has barely appeared on NXT programming, while Sonya Deville performed against Ruby Riot before NXT Takeover: WarGames, which airs on this week's episode. (more...)
Trump returns to 'Winter White House' for Thanksgiving Trump returns to 'Winter White House' for Thanksgiving
- November 23, 2017

Many companies coming back to the U.S. Military building up and getting very strong", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. The commander-in-chief's motorcade rolled into Trump International Golf Club at about 9:30 a.m. She also said that the president plans to make a number of calls his week, especially related to tax reform, and that the White House will provide readouts of those calls. (more...)
Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood actress, director over controversial film Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood actress, director over controversial film
- November 23, 2017

After months of intimidation and protests, the producers of the movie, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, issued a statement Sunday announcing its December 1 release date had been "voluntarily deferred", sparking concerns over issues relating to freedom of speech in the world's largest democracy. (more...)
PEACE TALKS END | OPAPP follows Duterte, cancels all meetings with CPP/NPA/NDF PEACE TALKS END | OPAPP follows Duterte, cancels all meetings with CPP/NPA/NDF
- November 23, 2017

The OPAPP chief said "recent tragic and violent incidents all over the country committed by the communist rebels left the President with no other choice but to arrive at this decision". "And we will arrest everybody connected and even their legal fronts", the President added. Militant lawmakers lamented the President's decision. Duterte has said he is no longer inclined to resume peace talks with the communists, whom he branded as " terrorists " and "criminals", after a 4-month-old girl was ... (more...)
Harvard University Faces Lawsuit From DOJ for Discriminating Against Asian-Americans Harvard University Faces Lawsuit From DOJ for Discriminating Against Asian-Americans
- November 23, 2017

The university has been given time until December 1 to hand over the documents on its admissions policies. Harvard University still faces a DOJ investigation over whether it discriminated against Asian-American applicants. Compliance shouldn't be hard given the time that has already passed since the DOJ made its production request and given that Harvard apparently has produced essentially the same documents in the lawsuit mentioned above. (more...)
Yakubu Aiyegbeni Retires From Football At 35 Yakubu Aiyegbeni Retires From Football At 35
- November 23, 2017

He also played for Maccabi Haifa he scored 13 times in 22 games (League season was 33 matches). "Firstly, I would like to thank God for the career I have had". "Yeah he did great here didn't he, scored a lot of goals!" The highest of such goals was scored for Portsmouth where he scored 29 goals, 25 for Middlesborough and 25 for Everton among others. (more...)
Salvation Army begins holiday kettle campaign Salvation Army begins holiday kettle campaign
- November 23, 2017

The Oakville Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program, which provides food and toys to families who otherwise would go without, served around 400 families including around 600 children in 2016. "We just hope they still have a little bit left to give to residents in Greensburg". "There is great power in all our Belk associates and customers rallying around one cause - and we really want to focus all of our efforts on this impactful campaign". (more...)
Forensic test manipulation probe identifies 10000 possible cases Forensic test manipulation probe identifies 10000 possible cases
- November 23, 2017

Others include violent crime, sexual offences and unexplained deaths. Fears have also been sparked that police investigations, including the case into former Premier League footballer Dalian Atkinson , could be delayed as RTS cannot be relied on. (more...)
Insider Changing Their Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP) Insider Changing Their Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP)
- November 23, 2017

Cbre Clarion Securities owns 22,938 shares. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. ( EEP ) belonging to the Energy sector has declined -3.17% and closed its last trading session at $12.85. It has underperformed by 14.23% the S&P500. (NYSE: EEP ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -800 and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 0. (more...)
Israeli Teen Wounded in 2011 Jerusalem Attack Dies of Injuries Israeli Teen Wounded in 2011 Jerusalem Attack Dies of Injuries
- November 23, 2017

A bomb blew up a bus stop in Jerusalem, Israel on March 23, 2011 where Hodaya Asulin (not pictured), then 14, was wounded and slipped into a coma for a little more than six years. Earlier today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent his condolences to the Asulin family: "The entire Israeli nation is hugging and supporting the family, who surrounded Hodaya with love and devotion since the awful terror attack". (more...)
Funeral services set for slain Baltimore detective with midstate ties Funeral services set for slain Baltimore detective with midstate ties
- November 23, 2017

So far, three shell casings from Suiter's department-issued weapon have been recovered at the scene. There's no evidence, Davis said, that Suiter was "anything other than a stellar detective, great friend, loving husband and dedicated partner". (more...)
PM Khaqan offers condolence for martyred Major Ishaq PM Khaqan offers condolence for martyred Major Ishaq
- November 23, 2017

Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted that security forces, acting upon intelligence reports, stormed a terrorists' hideout in Dera Ismail Khan's Kulachi area. "We have a sacred duty at hand of cleansing & defending our motherland; WE SHALL DO IT" he said. The 28-year-old Shaheed belongs to Khushab, leaves behind a widow and one year old daughter. (more...)
North Korea defector recovering after being shot while fleeing south North Korea defector recovering after being shot while fleeing south
- November 23, 2017

At 3:14 p.m., North Korean soldiers run toward the vehicle from an adjacent guard tower and from the steps at Panmungak, the main building on the North Korean side of the JSA. Vincent K. Brooks, UNC Commander. "The key findings of the special investigation team indicate that the Korean People's Army (North Korean army) violated the Armistice Agreement by one firing weapons across the MDL, two by actually crossing the MDL temporarily", said the UNC. (more...)
Whitefish halts Puerto Rico rebuild early over debt Whitefish halts Puerto Rico rebuild early over debt
- November 23, 2017

MA has sent several law enforcement officers, National Guard soldiers, emergency management workers and other state employees on previous missions to help the people of Puerto Rico. Without payment to Whitefish, contractors and subcontractors were also going unpaid, the letter said. Although Arc American's letter was factually and legally inaccurate, falsely claiming that amounts were "due and owing" under the subcontract, PREPA refused to release payment to Whitefish Energy for the benefit ... (more...)
Rand Paul's wife rips media coverage after husband's attack Rand Paul's wife rips media coverage after husband's attack
- November 23, 2017

Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) wife, Kelley Paul , said her family hasn't spoken to the neighbor who allegedly attacked her husband in a decade, "other than a casual wave from the auto". But, even in Boucher's not guilty plea, there were differing accounts of the motive. She added, "The only "dispute" existed exclusively in the attacker's troubled mind, until, on a lovely autumn day, he ran down the hill on our property and slammed his body into Rand's lower back as he stood facing away, ... (more...)
Grad Students: GOP Tax Bill is Grad Students: GOP Tax Bill is "Primary Concern"
- November 23, 2017

More than 1,490 graduate students receive tuition waivers in exchange for teaching or research, according to Della Contrada. A tax bill passed by House republicans last week has many graduate students and staff wondering about the future of their programs. (more...)
Judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure Judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure
- November 23, 2017

The trial began in Austin on November 2, two months after the Judge Yeakel temporarily blocked the state from enforcing the anti-abortion law passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature. "That kind of spotlight on the practice of abortion is extremely rare", he said, comparing the case to previous ones that centered on how far women would need to drive to a clinic and similar considerations. (more...)
Macy's, Inc. (M), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) — Hot Trending Stocks Macy's, Inc. (M), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) — Hot Trending Stocks
- November 23, 2017

On Monday, December 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". The company was maintained on Monday, September 21 by Summit Research. (NASDAQ: AMAT ) was sold by Forrest Stephen R. 0 analysts say it's a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Therefore 95% are positive. (more...)
Congress and BJP, two faces of the same coin: Ayub Khan Congress and BJP, two faces of the same coin: Ayub Khan
- November 23, 2017

Following the release of the list, PAAS members came onto the roads protesting against the party for distribution of tickets. Counting of votes will be taken up along with that of Himachal Pradesh on December 18. As many as 1,703 candidates have filed nominations for the 89 constituencies to be covered in the first phase of Assembly polls in Gujarat on December 9. (more...)
Militant, soldier killed as infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector: Army Militant, soldier killed as infiltration bid foiled in Keran sector: Army
- November 23, 2017

In two more clashes reported from Kupwara during the past two days, three militants suspected to be Lashkar-e-Tayyaba cadres and one Army jawan were also killed. Earlier this month, Army foiled multiple infiltration attempts from Uri, Nowgam, Machil and Gurez sector along the LoC in Kashmir and killed at least 13 terrorists who were trying to sneak into the Kashmir Valley. (more...)
Woman raises more than $40000 for charitable homeless man in Pennsylvania Woman raises more than $40000 for charitable homeless man in Pennsylvania
- November 23, 2017

According to PhillyVoice.com, McClure got out of her auto to walk to a gas station when she was approached by a homeless man, identified only as Johnny. Thanks to an outpouring of support, she's raised more than $39,150 for the 34-year-old Bobbit, a Marine Corps vet from North Carolina who also worked as a firefighter and paramedic before he fell on hard times. (more...)
NAFTA Talks Fail to Make Headway as New Year Looms NAFTA Talks Fail to Make Headway as New Year Looms
- November 23, 2017

Mexico does not plan to make counterproposals in those areas, the source said, adding that the US autos proposal was "unviable" and would "make the region less competitive". Among the problems appears to be the US pushing to raise the requirement under the rules of origin for American content in cars to 85 percent from its current 62.5%-which Canada and Mexico have so far rejected. (more...)

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