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Depression in south-west of Sri Lanka develops in to a deep depression Depression in south-west of Sri Lanka develops in to a deep depression
- November 30, 2017

Maldivians in Sri Lanka have been advised to stay indoors, amid the prevailing adverse weather conditions in the country. Police said Colombo - Badulla main road has obstructed for traffic due to collapsing of a soil embankment at Beragala. (more...)
Ex-Bosnian chief shocks Dutch court, reportedly dies after 'shooting' poison Ex-Bosnian chief shocks Dutch court, reportedly dies after 'shooting' poison
- November 30, 2017

Judges upheld that Praljak and his five co-accused were part of a "joint criminal enterprise" to ethnically cleanse Bosnian Muslims with the aim of uniting Croats across Croatia and Bosnia. It is a ruling at odds with the view from Zagreb, where Croatia's own 1990s war is seen as one of liberation and self-defence against Belgrade aggression as Yugoslavia fell apart. (more...)
'Scooby-Doo' Movie Spinoff 'Daphne and Velma' From Ashley Tisdale in Works 'Scooby-Doo' Movie Spinoff 'Daphne and Velma' From Ashley Tisdale in Works
- November 30, 2017

From Ashley Tisdale and Jennifer Tisdale's Blondie Girl Productions , the film, which is now shooting in Atlanta , will be released by Warner Bros . The direct-to-video feature is now in production for a 2018 release. Home Entertainment some time next year. Daphne has just transferred to Velma's school, Ridge Valley High, an incredible tech-savvy institute with all the latest gadgets provided by the school's benefactor, tech billionaire Tobias Bloom. (more...)
Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) Shares Bought by Nordea Investment Management AB
- November 30, 2017

It last reported revenues of $1.88 billion and EPS of $0.35 for the September 2017, representing 5% top-line growth and 0.38 EPS growth. Clinton Grp Inc reported 164,563 shares. The insider Goldberg Gary J sold $33,580. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 27,700 shares of company stock worth $1,042,103. It also reduced Bright Horizons Family Solution (NYSE:BFAM) stake by 13,186 shares and now owns 42,815 shares. (more...)
PBS travel host testifies on proposal to legalize marijuana in IL PBS travel host testifies on proposal to legalize marijuana in IL
- November 30, 2017

Steves says "Marijuana is here to stay". Crime does not go up. "Legalizing cannabis will spur the creation of new small businesses and much-needed jobs", State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) said . The bill to legalize marijuana in IL has a long way to go. He recommended IL adopt a moderate tax on marijuana, to keep the price low enough to draw people away from illegal use. (more...)
Police won't prosecute over CTV building natural disaster collapse Police won't prosecute over CTV building natural disaster collapse
- November 30, 2017

Read said the police investigation found significant deficiencies in the building's design and considered charging its engineers with negligent manslaughter. "Furthermore, technical legal obstacles were identified regarding the length of time between the conduct of individuals and when the deaths occurred", it said. (more...)
Kashmir encounter: Teenager injured as locals attack army convoy Kashmir encounter: Teenager injured as locals attack army convoy
- November 30, 2017

Reports said that as the gunfight started in the area between militants and forces, the youth took to streets and pelted stones on forces in a bid to disrupt the anti-militant operation. "He has been shifted to a hospital in Srinagar ", a police officer said. The report also quotes an official as informing that as the forces approached the suspected house, the militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight. (more...)
Spec 2018 Hyundai Kona bows in LA Spec 2018 Hyundai Kona bows in LA
- November 30, 2017

The 2018 Hyundai Kona is now the smallest crossover in the Hyundai lineup and is designed specifically for buyers that live in an urban environment where they need a auto with a smaller footprint. There will be four trim levels for the Kona: SE, SEL, Limited and Ultimate. The Kona will be available in front-wheel- and all-wheel-drive models, each with its own suspension setup. (more...)
Arunachal Pradesh river turning black. Is China building a tunnel? Arunachal Pradesh river turning black. Is China building a tunnel?
- November 30, 2017

East Siang disrict authorities have raised an alarm over Siang turning muddy. Ering, in his letter, said that there is no other reason why the water of the river should suddenly turn dirty and black in November and that the incident has happened because of the heavy excavation on the Chinese side, the Financial Express reported. (more...)
Twitterati fumes over Kirron Kher's victim-shaming remark Twitterati fumes over Kirron Kher's victim-shaming remark
- November 30, 2017

The incident was reported a few days back when the woman had taken an auto to go back to her paying guest accommodation in Mohali. The reporters present at the conference asked the Chandigarh MP why the state does not have any woman commissioner and the MP replied, "I am there... (more...)
Centre likely to withdraw ban on sale of cattle for slaughter Centre likely to withdraw ban on sale of cattle for slaughter
- November 30, 2017

Cow vigilantes emboldened by the ban have lynched at least two people in Alwar, Rajasthan, for transporting cattle, and have attacked several others in the name of the cow. In July, the Supreme Court had suspended the nationwide law banning sale of cattle, including buffaloes and camels, for slaughter. The Centre has sought the opinion of various states on the ban, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Environment and Forests. (more...)
'Love jihad' case: Hadiya speaks to Jahan, father to move Supreme Court 'Love jihad' case: Hadiya speaks to Jahan, father to move Supreme Court
- November 30, 2017

The move infuriated Hadiya's father , who said, "The highest court of the country has sent her to the college to complete her education in a safe environment". On 27 November, A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud interacted with the 25-year old Hadiya for almost half-an-hour and posed questions on her life, ambition, studies and hobbies. (more...)
AIADMK names Madhusudhanan as candidate for RK Nagar by AIADMK names Madhusudhanan as candidate for RK Nagar by
- November 30, 2017

AIADMK has announced Madhusudhanan as its candidate for the RK Nagar bypoll on Thursday. According to reports, over 20 members had filed their applications seeking party tickets on Tuesday. The DMK has retained its candidate Marudu Ganesh and sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran has confirmed his candidature for the bypoll, which will be held on December 21. (more...)
Drone video captures oblivious swimmers' close call with tiger shark Drone video captures oblivious swimmers' close call with tiger shark
- November 30, 2017

A professional photographer unexpectedly captured the footage on his drone . He said the tiger shark , which he identified by the stripes, "seemed very uninterested in people in the water". 'They feed on other sharks, turtles, and dolphins. They can only wait for the shark to swim away, hoping it doesn't attack. 'After he looks up at the drone, I noticed him walking closer to the shore/the shark, and without any panic, making me believe he didn't spot the tiger shark '. (more...)
Charges dropped against mother who sent child to school with recording device Charges dropped against mother who sent child to school with recording device
- November 30, 2017

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Lockdown at Francis Howell High School after teacher shot near campus Lockdown at Francis Howell High School after teacher shot near campus
- November 30, 2017

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Top Dem Lawmakers Reportedly Urging Conyers To Resign From Congress Top Dem Lawmakers Reportedly Urging Conyers To Resign From Congress
- November 30, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond said the group isn't pressuring Democratic Rep. John Conyers of MI to step down following allegations of sexual harassment, telling reporters Wednesday they believe it's "a decision for he and his family and his constituents to make". (more...)
Cleveland Browns Fan Secures Permit for 0-16 Parade Near FirstEnergy Stadium Cleveland Browns Fan Secures Permit for 0-16 Parade Near FirstEnergy Stadium
- November 30, 2017

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Jokowi to report Metallica box set to KPK Jokowi to report Metallica box set to KPK
- November 30, 2017

Rasmussen also posted a photo of a smiling Jokowi holding the box set on Twitter . One of the sets was even signed by the band's drummer - and fellow Dane - Lars Ulrich , an addition that's sure to add to its value, both sentimental and otherwise. (more...)
Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Simplification Secretary DeVos Praises Senate Action on FAFSA Simplification
- November 30, 2017

Both college-access advocates and veterans of the Obama administration praised the news, although they said a technological solution ultimately won't solve numerous obstacles that prevent wider completion of the form. Keesler said the department has already been moving forward with the steps outlined in that plan. Students could use the platform to compare financial aid offers, manage loan payments, check credit scores, make peer-to-peer mobile payments, and even read college sports news, ... (more...)
Palestinian factions ask Egypt to delay Gaza handover Palestinian factions ask Egypt to delay Gaza handover
- November 30, 2017

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USA govt. unveils new measures to combat opioid crisis USA govt. unveils new measures to combat opioid crisis
- November 30, 2017

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Congressional Press Office Strips RT Of Credentials Congressional Press Office Strips RT Of Credentials
- November 30, 2017

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Saudi Prince Miteb freed after detention in graft purge Saudi Prince Miteb freed after detention in graft purge
- November 30, 2017

Writing on his Twitter account, Moaid Mahjoob, who identifies himself as director of external relations for Princess Jawahar Al-Saud, another Saudi royal family member, said Prince Miteb "had been released and that he was at his home in Riyadh". (more...)
Mulayam Singh Yadav's bahu Aparna dances on Ghoomer song of 'Padmavati' Mulayam Singh Yadav's bahu Aparna dances on Ghoomer song of 'Padmavati'
- November 30, 2017

Her father Arvind Singh Bisht, Uttar Pradesh's information commissioner told NDTV, "We have no interest in any film or any scandal around it". Being a Rajput she is dancing on such songs without caring for the sentiments of Rajput. Aparna Yadav was not available for comment. Activists of the Karni Sena, besides other groups, have been protesting against the movie, claiming the film "distorts" historical facts. (more...)
Neymar's dad discusses Neymar moving from PSG to Real Madrid Neymar's dad discusses Neymar moving from PSG to Real Madrid
- November 30, 2017

When Neymar left Barcelona , it was considered to be at the direction of his father. And now Neymar's father has spoken about the rumours linking his son to Real Madrid , declaring that such a move isn't on the cards at present, but could be in the not too distant future. (more...)
More Chinese trouble for Dastyari after More Chinese trouble for Dastyari after "phone-tap" warning
- November 30, 2017

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is standing by Labor senator Sam Dastyari after it emerged the NSW powerbroker helped a Chinese donor avoid surveillance by Australian national security agencies. "I have never been briefed by any security agency, or received any classified information about any matter, ever". "And as I've said publicly before, I would always act in accordance with any security advice I was given". (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Now Nintendo's Second Largest Mobile Launch Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Now Nintendo's Second Largest Mobile Launch
- November 29, 2017

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Duterte sends home 5 Vietnamese fishermen Duterte sends home 5 Vietnamese fishermen
- November 29, 2017

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Nissan Kicks succeeds the Juke with less polarizing looks Nissan Kicks succeeds the Juke with less polarizing looks
- November 29, 2017

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