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Development is not about winning polls, but serving every citizen: PM Modi Development is not about winning polls, but serving every citizen: PM Modi
- November 29, 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi , who is on a two-day trip to Gujarat ahead of first phase of polling, will on Wednesday start his sixth round of poll-campaigning after the state assembly elections were declared by visiting Gir-Somnath, Junagarh and Amreli. (more...)
Hate crimes rise 29% in BC Hate crimes rise 29% in BC
- November 29, 2017

Hate crimes against Muslims and Catholics declined, while other identifiable groups were more frequently targeted in 2016, according to latest Statistics Canada data. Attacks against Jews had the largest increase in hate crimes, jumping to 221 in 2016 from 178 reported incidents the previous year. Hate crimes in B.C. (more...)
Franken: Franken: "This will not happen again"
- November 29, 2017

Franken told the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday that he doesn't remember the photos, but such groping is "not something I would intentionally do". Franken said he spent the holiday break with his wife and the rest of his family. Franken's first tough test will come on Wednesday when he's expected to question David Stras in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. (more...)
Hurricanes at Blue Jackets Hurricanes at Blue Jackets
- November 29, 2017

Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Artemi Panarin (9) celebrates after scoring the game winning goal in a shootout during a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Carolina Hurricanes on November 28, 2017, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH. (more...)
DOE identifies possible microgrid opportunities in Puerto Rico DOE identifies possible microgrid opportunities in Puerto Rico
- November 29, 2017

What does the bill do? "There are a number of other possibilities to improve the resilience of Puerto Rico's grid, including relocating substations to less flood-prone areas, using simulations to identify better locations for wind and solar generation, integrating distributed energy resources, and hardening towers and other energy infrastructure on the island", Walker wrote. (more...)
This Is Reportedly Putin's Dancing Daughter This Is Reportedly Putin's Dancing Daughter
- November 29, 2017

Putin". "I know her, yes of course". In a retaliatory move against the U.S. Intelligence officials' allegations that Russia attempted to influence last year's U.S. Mohab, in his comments to Reuters on Sunday, became the first official to publicly identify her relationship to the Russian president since Akimov in 2015. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed's son-in-law dares India Hafiz Saeed's son-in-law dares India
- November 29, 2017

Yes they (LeT) are involved in Kashmir and in Kashmir, it is between us and India, " he said. In Kashmir, it is between us and India. Interestingly, it was the Musharraf government that banned LeT in Pakistan in 2002. "I don't think Saeed was behind the 26/11 attacks. We (as a nation) remain confused on terrorism, like we are confused in respect to JuD and Hafiz Saeed", he said. (more...)
Police arrest a suspected high-rise shooter in Reno, no injuries reported Police arrest a suspected high-rise shooter in Reno, no injuries reported
- November 29, 2017

A shooter opened fire in the USA city of Reno and barricaded himself inside a high-rise apartment. The shots were coming from the Montage, a building in downtown Reno where SWAT teams and news vans have gathered. Residents are urged to avoid the area. Channel 4's Ben Margiott, who is on scene, tweeted that the shooter is firing from an elevated position in the apartments. (more...)
Las Vegas police looking for armed suspect who fled casino Las Vegas police looking for armed suspect who fled casino
- November 29, 2017

Police have described the suspect as a white male adult, but have not presented any other description of the suspect. John Pelletier said the man was wearing a wig, glasses and had partially masked his face at the time of the theft. "Excellent staff, cool under pressure", Woods tweeted. He would not elaborate, but said police were interviewing the man. MGM Resorts International, which owns the Bellagio, says its working with investigators to identify the man. (more...)
Blue Mountains rock slide leaves one dead and two trapped Blue Mountains rock slide leaves one dead and two trapped
- November 29, 2017

At least one of the two men who remain trapped is believed to be suffering from serious injuries. Paramedics are attempting to access the scene. Their ages are not yet known. It is understood that several people have been seriously injured, and one person has died. ABC reports the men have been trapped against a rock wall, and have sustained potential leg fractures. (more...)
Euthanasia Bill Passes Victoria's Lower House Euthanasia Bill Passes Victoria's Lower House
- November 29, 2017

There are some exemptions for debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Other safeguards in the bill include the requirement for a patient to have lived in Victoria for at least 12 months before accessing the medication and a requirement that anyone with a mental illness must be psychiatrically assessed before being allowed to end their life. (more...)
Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role
- November 29, 2017

Hezbollah called the move an act of war engineered by Saudi authorities, an accusation they denied. On Nov. 4, Hariri announced his resignation in a televised address from Saudi Arabia, accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing "sedition" in the region and "meddling" in Arab affairs. (more...)
Florida State frat house beat me up over bad game: 'Noles kicker Florida State frat house beat me up over bad game: 'Noles kicker
- November 29, 2017

According to Karl Etters of the Tallahassee Democrat , an investigation into the November 3 death of a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member led to about two dozen police reports related to the fraternity being obtained in a public records request. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Short Interest Down 16.2% in November Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Short Interest Down 16.2% in November
- November 29, 2017

Huntington Bancshares presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $13.96. Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund lessened its stake in shares of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) by 6.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
Mike Pence: Trump Mulling 'When and How' to Make Embassy Move Mike Pence: Trump Mulling 'When and How' to Make Embassy Move
- November 29, 2017

Pence evoked the sidelined campaign promise at the Queens Museum, where he was keynote speaker at a re-enactment of the historic United Nations vote that established the Jewish state 70 years ago. "From this day onward", he concluded, "for the next 70 years and beyond, Israel will continue to be a beacon of democracy, a powerhouse of innovation and a light unto the nations". (more...)
Alec Baldwin mixes Trump spoof with activism in Iowa speech Alec Baldwin mixes Trump spoof with activism in Iowa speech
- November 29, 2017

As expected, the actor jumped into character as the USA president, reprising his recurring role on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live . Baldwin-as-Trump joked that "Jefferson Jackson was a great man. Baldwin has been a Democratic activist for years, campaigning for Ralph Northam in the Virginia governor's seat, and in MA for Senator Ted Kennedy. (more...)
MSU faces Title IX lawsuit stemming from 2015 sexual assault
- November 29, 2017

The suit claims the woman was assaulted in her dorm room in March of 2015. Mumphery played for the Spartans from 2011 to 2014. Local 4 isn't naming the football player because he was never charged, but the lawsuit alleges a disturbing pattern. (more...)
China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea
- November 29, 2017

Xu Mingdao, president of Beijing-based travel agency Asidaer specialized in Korea tours, said, "The decision signals the end of the drought". Kang said during a parliamentary session that her government is not considering any restriction on the operation of the so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which strengthens the alliance between South Korea and the United States. (more...)
Police share photo of Christmas tree almost engulfing auto Police share photo of Christmas tree almost engulfing auto
- November 29, 2017

And no, Buddy the Elf and Clark Griswold were not in the front seat. Sudbury police posted the photo to their Facebook page , reminding folks to transport their holiday trees responsibly. "Did you happen to get a photo of it going into the house, too?" said Jeffrey Caron on Facebook. On Tuesday, police in Sudbury, Ont., shared a post from police in Sudbury, Mass . (more...)
Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly
- November 29, 2017

Akali and BJP legislators responded with counter-sloganeering against Khaira, but much of it was not audible in the din. However, when asked why Congress had not acted against political leaders as per its poll promises, Jakhar replied, "The special task force is on the job and unlike the previous tenure, when half-baked cases against Opposition leader fell through in the court, the Congress is in no rush". (more...)
Not Congress, PM Modi harassed senior leaders of his party: Randeep Surjewala Not Congress, PM Modi harassed senior leaders of his party: Randeep Surjewala
- November 29, 2017

Talking about Modi government's development drive in Gujarat, Shah said that the Central government gave an AIIMS hospital, bullet train, another worldwide airport to the state; hence, it was natural that more votes will be cast in BJP's favour. (more...)
Holiday weekend sees increase in crashes, decrease in injuries, fatalities Holiday weekend sees increase in crashes, decrease in injuries, fatalities
- November 29, 2017

Troopers charged 51 people with driving while under the influence both years, state police said. State Police Tuesday reported that it investigated 981 crashes between November 22 and November 26 across the state. Steven Flaherty. Only one of the deaths was a driver and five were passengers. There were 629 DUI arrests over the holiday weekend, 19 more than that period a year ago. (more...)
State Troopers Respond To Reports Of 'Bigfoot' Sighting
- November 29, 2017

A little while later Mcfeely said Roberts called her and was excited. Hastings' namesake town in Nevada, USA, has been in the news today with a local woman claiming she saw the famed folklore creature Bigfoot. "Right at that time, there wasn't a lot of cars going either way right there". The Nebraska State Patrol reported that the call came in on Saturday night about 10:15. (more...)
Schneiderman making sure hospitals don't charge for rape kits Schneiderman making sure hospitals don't charge for rape kits
- November 29, 2017

The medical center in Fort Greene charged patients for 85 rape kits between January 2015 and last February, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Now, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, in a settlement with the state, will have to reimburse those women, with interest, and pay a $15,000 fine. Still, the case raises further questions, according to Attorney General Schneiderman. (more...)
Arizona State to interview Herm Edwards about head coaching vacancy Arizona State to interview Herm Edwards about head coaching vacancy
- November 29, 2017

A few names have surfaced in the days since Graham was sacked, but maybe the most eye-opening one was named on Tuesday - former NFL head coach and current ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards . Edwards, who is 63, doesn't have much college coaching experience, as he started his career as the defensive backs coach at San Jose State from 1987-89 before jumping to the NFL. (more...)
DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad
- November 29, 2017

The graphics for the ads show the silhouette of what appear to be the Three Wise Men and a couple of sheep, staring up at the star announcing Christ's birth. According to the Caller, WMATA also rejected an ad from the archdiocese for the papal visit to Washington, D.C.in 2015 because it included the image of a cross. (more...)
College basketball: Michigan State's 'dirty work' stifles North Carolina for PK80 title College basketball: Michigan State's 'dirty work' stifles North Carolina for PK80 title
- November 29, 2017

As I said, we keep knocking at the door, sooner or later, the thing is gonna open. "A freaky win", Izzo said. Sophomore guard Joshua Langford scored a career-high 23 points. Both the field-goal and 3-point shooting percentages were the worst in North Carolina history. Roy Williams said his freshmen played like freshmen and the rest of the team wasn't much better, and he correctly added he coached a pretty sorry game. (more...)
Holiday Train stops planned for La Crosse area Holiday Train stops planned for La Crosse area
- November 29, 2017

It will be the US train that comes through Chatham, also making stops in Windsor, London, Woodstock, Ayr, Cambridge and Hamilton. The CP Holiday Train will then continue its trek on December 7 with stops in Innisfail around 1:15 p.m., Olds around 2:35 p.m. (more...)
Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) Shares Bought by Investec Asset Management LTD Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) Shares Bought by Investec Asset Management LTD
- November 29, 2017

The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 167,282. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500. Buckingham Research began coverage on Norfolk Southern Corp.in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. It also reduced Tesoro Corporation Com (NYSE:TSO) stake by 3,904 shares and now owns 7,459 shares. Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA) was raised too. (more...)
(COST) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
- November 29, 2017

Pioneer Trust Bank N A OR now owns 1,659 shares of the retailer's stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 7 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent For Lutherans invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (more...)

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