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Trai's net neutrality recommendations favour consumers Trai's net neutrality recommendations favour consumers
- November 29, 2017

Telecom regulator Trai today recommended measures for non-discriminatory access to all content and services available on Internet with some exceptions as required under government rule, court order and the like. Activists lobbying in favour of net neutrality said that while the recommendations were welcome, they needed to be put into licence agreements. "We had proposed a broad approach on net neutrality covering national priority of connecting the next 1 billion unconnected people in ... (more...)
SC allows justices, workers to attend impeach hearings SC allows justices, workers to attend impeach hearings
- November 29, 2017

It's a legislative power... A JDO would be a permanent office, something only Congress can create, she added. Even it was created by the court, it was a pilot project, it is an ad-hoc body. Lourdes Sereno before the House Committee on Justice. Even during the deliberation, Sereno did not explain why she issued AO 175, she noted. Felipe B. (more...)
Channel 4 News complains to Labour over Tulip Siddiq's 'threat' Channel 4 News complains to Labour over Tulip Siddiq's 'threat'
- November 29, 2017

Ms Saddiq has been instrumental in putting pressure on the government over Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe , the British mother and constituent of Ms Saddiq's who is in jail in Iran. Despite claiming not to have links to Bangladesh, Ms Siddiq has previously described herself as a "spokesperson" for her aunt's political party. Channel 4 News has complained to the Labour party after one of its MPs, Tulip Siddiq, made a comment about one of its producers having a hard childbirth. (more...)
Netherlands War Crimes croatia Netherlands War Crimes croatia
- November 29, 2017

It could not immediately be confirmed whether Praljak had taken poison or the status of his health. "My client says he drank poison this morning", defense attorney Natasa Faveau-Ivanovic said. The political and military officials were initially sentenced to a total of 111 years in prison in 2013. Zagreb, which maintained it had "clean hands" in the bloody 1992-95 war in Bosnia , had wanted that finding overturned. (more...)
19 killed as cyclone hits Indonesian island
- November 29, 2017

The death toll from Cyclone Cempaka hitting Indonesia's Central Java reached 19 on Wednesday, with four dead from floods and another 15 dead after a landslide. All 11 victims were villagers in the East Java district of Pacitan. The extreme weather will continue to hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali, the spokesman added, warning people to be prepared for floods, landslides and tornados. (more...)
Actors Ishita Dutta and Vatsal Sheth tie the sacred knot today! Actors Ishita Dutta and Vatsal Sheth tie the sacred knot today!
- November 29, 2017

The couple shared the news on social media and posted attractive pictures from the wedding. But acknowledgments to Ishita and Vatsal's fans, who provided us a look of the gorgeous marriage. But now, digesting that might just get a bit hard since last night, Ishita Dutta and Vatsal Sheth got hitched in a hush-hush wedding at ISKCON, Juhu. (more...)
Nationwide Fund Advisors Cuts Stake in SVB Financial Group (SIVB)
- November 29, 2017

Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Stephens. Oppenheimer Asset has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). (NYSEAMERICAN:LBY). Deutsche Bank Ag holds 0% or 171,962 shares. (more...)
Trump shares 'Muslim crimes' videos tweeted by Britain First deputy leader Trump shares 'Muslim crimes' videos tweeted by Britain First deputy leader
- November 29, 2017

It's unclear whether Frasen, 31, who is deputy leader of the Britain First party, is now running the account. A number of Twitter users expressed shock and dismay that the President of the United States would use his official Twitter account to spread hate messages published by a convicted far right extremist like Jayda Fransen . (more...)
Two Teens Charged By SA Police Over Alleged Plans For School Shooting
- November 29, 2017

Both remain in custody and he said there was no risk to the community at this time. Bray said it would be alleged the pair were involved in planning the attack between June 1 and November 7 this year. Detective Bray said police were working with a number of organisations during the investigation, including the Education Department and the school authorities. (more...)
San Diego couple arrested for semi-nude photos outside temple in Thailand San Diego couple arrested for semi-nude photos outside temple in Thailand
- November 29, 2017

The tourists had taken the picture at Bangkok's famous Wat Arun temple and posted it on Twitter and Instagram . Junta-run Thailand takes a hardline on disrespectful gestures towards Buddhism, the dominant religion in Thailand. "Though I am very disappointed in their actions, I am talking to USA government officials to see what assistance we can give them", Murray Ramirez told San Diego Gay and Lesbian News . (more...)
Chief minister orders criminal action against Jacob Thomas Chief minister orders criminal action against Jacob Thomas
- November 29, 2017

The action against the IPS officer comes on the basis of the findings of a three-member committee headed by additional chief secretary Subrata Biswas that the contents of his autobiography , "Sravukalkoppam Neenthumbol" (swimming with the sharks), fell foul of the All India Service (AIS) Conduct Rules, 1968. (more...)
Pizzi tasked with taking Saudi to the World Cup Pizzi tasked with taking Saudi to the World Cup
- November 29, 2017

Pizzi, who was born in Argentina and played as a striker for Rosario Central, Tenerife, Valencia and Barcelona, representing Spain at worldwide level, quickly became established as a frontrunner and was announced as Bauza's successor on Wednesday. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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