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Ex-Asean Sec-Gen Surin Pitsuwan dies of acute heart attack Ex-Asean Sec-Gen Surin Pitsuwan dies of acute heart attack
- November 30, 2017

He was rushed to Ramkhamhaeng Hospital and later pronounced dead. He is survived by his wife, Alisa Pitsuwan, and three children, Frickli Pitsuwan, Muhammad Fuake Pitsuwan and Hussani Pitsuwan. He had on numerous occasions travelled to Malaysia to attend various functions and speaking sessions. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva called his death a great loss not only for the party but also for the nation and the world. (more...)
Edwards in line to become Arizona State's coach Edwards in line to become Arizona State's coach
- November 30, 2017

Edwards became a surprise candidate to replace Todd Graham after saying on ESPN's SportsCenter and a Phoenix radio station Wednesday that he was interviewing for the job. Sun Devils fans have shown reservations about Edwards, considering his lack of experience on the college level and his extensive time away from coaching in general. (more...)
American's fatal fall off Sydney cliff ruled gay hate crime American's fatal fall off Sydney cliff ruled gay hate crime
- November 30, 2017

After three inquests, New South Wales State Coroner Michael Barnes said Scott Johnson's fatal 200-foot fall from Sydney's North Head on December 8, 1988, was the result of a hate crime. Barnes said the Johnson family's commitment to ensuring the circumstances of the tragedy were "exhaustively examined is laudable". John's brother, Boston IT entrepreneur Steve Johnson , attended the Sydney court to hear the verdict. (more...)
CM heaps praise on migrants in Mumbai, MNS sees red
- November 30, 2017

Former MLA of MNS, Nitin Sardesai criticiSed Fadnavis and said, 'Maharashtra and Mumbai have glorious past and has been prosperous even before these outsiders came here. This city has always given shelter to many and those who have got shelter here have always added to the city's prestige", he said. Mumbai's pulse is in Maharashtra. (more...)
Jerry Springer Says He'll Avoid Drama Of Ohio Governor Race Jerry Springer Says He'll Avoid Drama Of Ohio Governor Race
- November 30, 2017

As a "husband, father and grandfather", he didn't want to make a five-year commitment of campaigning and then governing a four-year term. "I have responsibilities that are my life", Springer, a Democrat, said in The Jerry Springer Podcast . (more...)
5 on Forbes.com business ranking 5 on Forbes.com business ranking
- November 30, 2017

The annual list, published by the business magazine this week, places Virginia at No. 5, up from sixth previous year. "The Commonwealth's advancement in major national rankings like Forbes .com is strong evidence of our success in building the new Virginia economy", said Governor Terry McAuliffe. (more...)
N-Out Burger coming to Colorado Springs N-Out Burger coming to Colorado Springs
- November 30, 2017

Colorado is about to learn the true meaning of the term "animal style". Initial plans call for an office building and distribution facility on a 22.4-acre parcel, with future plans for a restaurant there as well. Brooks had previously requested that In-N-Out come to the state in 2013, but was denied at the time. It is about 45 minutes south of Denver. The burger chain now operates more than 300 locations in six states: California, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Nevada and Oregon. (more...)
Teen trying to kill bed bug causes $300K fire in Cincinnati Teen trying to kill bed bug causes $300K fire in Cincinnati
- November 30, 2017

So what is one to do? The fire at the Hawaiian Terrace apartments late Tuesday night spread through six units before firefighters were able to contain it, cincinnati.com reports. Three adults and five children were displaced from their homes because of the fire, but they are getting assistance from the American Red Cross . In conclusion, if you're trying to kill a bug, don't burn your place to the ground. (more...)
Thousands Mourn Fallen Baltimore Police Officer Thousands Mourn Fallen Baltimore Police Officer
- November 30, 2017

The elderly driver was trapped in the auto after the collision and died later that day, officials said. He allegedly told a third officer he was going to send Officer No. After the men were arrested, Jenkins said he overheard them talking about how they were set up and the heroin had been planted on them. Jenkins told Officer #2 if the trial went to court he could not testify because "something had been put in the vehicle". (more...)
State, Tribes File Federal Lawsuit Tied To Casino Expansion In Connecticut State, Tribes File Federal Lawsuit Tied To Casino Expansion In Connecticut
- November 30, 2017

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A Posy From a Pooch: Service Dog Presents Bouquet to Queen Elizabeth A Posy From a Pooch: Service Dog Presents Bouquet to Queen Elizabeth
- November 30, 2017

The seven-year-old black Lab accidentally dropped it at the Queen's feet instead of holding it in her mouth for the dog-loving head of state to take. The visit to Canine Partners was held on November 30 to celebrate the charity's 750th partnership and its milestone of having 400 dogs that help their disabled owners live normal lives. (more...)
President Trump reportedly described a young socialite as 'first-rate p---y' President Trump reportedly described a young socialite as 'first-rate p---y'
- November 30, 2017

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Delhi, UP top crime list Delhi, UP top crime list
- November 30, 2017

The number of riots in country seems to have declined marginally. According to the data, the IPC crimes have increased by 0.9 per cent (from 29,49,400 in 2015 to 29,75,711 in 2016) while SLL crimes increased by 5.4 per cent (from 17,61,276 in 2015 to 18,55,804 in 2016). (more...)
Malaysia Airlines receives first Airbus A350 XWB aircraft Malaysia Airlines receives first Airbus A350 XWB aircraft
- November 30, 2017

From the first quarter of 2018, the A350 will fly on the airline's premier long-haul service from Kuala Lumpur to London. "We are on track in our MRP, no doubt we are not out of the woods and have got lots of work to do. Travellers looking to experience the aircraft before then can see the A350 on the following routes from December 9 to January 14: Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok (MH782/MH783), Kuala Lumpur-Penang (MH1140/MH1145) and Kuala Lumpur-Singapore (MH613/MH616). (more...)
Journalist Shot Dead By Unknown Men Near Kanpur Journalist Shot Dead By Unknown Men Near Kanpur
- November 30, 2017

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A day after civic polls, UP announces steep hike in power tariffs A day after civic polls, UP announces steep hike in power tariffs
- November 30, 2017

In a move to curb un-metered electricity connections, the Uttar Pradesh electricity regulator has raised tariffs for such households by 63% for the current year. The increased tariff will come into force from April 1 and would be across the board equally for urban, rural and commercial consumers. Those with load upto 2KW are proposed to see its tariff rising from Rs 180 per KW to Rs 650 per KW per month. (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Upward Momentum Touches New Heights
- November 30, 2017

The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 30 by Barchart.com . The stock increased 3.94% or $6.99 during the last trading session, reaching $184.52. Capital World Investors now owns 17,777,162 shares of the retailer's stock worth $2,843,102,000 after acquiring an additional 1,007,720 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Trump continues to question Obama's birth certificate Trump continues to question Obama's birth certificate
- November 30, 2017

Publicizing the town hall reunion, the Obama Foundation had placed this video message from the wall of the former US President. Trump still questioning Obama's birthplace is just one of several instances The Times pointed to as examples of the President's reliance on "manufactured facts", as the newspaper reported Tuesday. (more...)
President Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians from Libya President Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians from Libya
- November 30, 2017

More significantly, the summit is taking place at a time when the issue of illegal migration of African youth to Europe is at its peak, with many being maltreated and dying in European countries. He added that his government has "started bringing back home all Nigerians stranded in Libya and elsewhere". A video recently obtained by CNN showed a typical slave auction where the Nigerian men are sold as farm slaves. (more...)
More than 400 U.S. troops leaving Syria: coalition More than 400 U.S. troops leaving Syria: coalition
- November 30, 2017

The US-led coalition against IS said the withdrawal of the Marine artillery battery was a "sign of real progress". "We're drawing down combat forces where it makes sense, but still continuing our efforts to help Syrian and Iraqi partners maintain security", Brigadier General Jonathan Braga, the director of operations for the coalition, said in the statement. (more...)
Manafort Agrees to Post $11.7 Million in Property in Bail Deal Manafort Agrees to Post $11.7 Million in Property in Bail Deal
- November 30, 2017

A motion to modify the conditions of Mr. Manafort's release was filed in court Thursday by his attorney and indicates that the modifications were reached in conjunction with special counsel Robert Mueller's legal team. In exchange for more freedom, Mr. Manafort would agree to forfeit four properties worth a collective $11.65 million. Under the agreement made public on Thursday, Manafort would be permitted to travel among Florida, New York and Virginia, where he has homes, and Washington ... (more...)
Severe-Weather Warnings for Melbourne Severe-Weather Warnings for Melbourne
- November 30, 2017

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Severe snow and ice warning for Peterborough extended by Met Office Severe snow and ice warning for Peterborough extended by Met Office
- November 30, 2017

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Roy Moore launches into anti-gay, anti-transgender tirade Roy Moore launches into anti-gay, anti-transgender tirade
- November 30, 2017

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Acquires 23850 Shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR)
- November 30, 2017

Trade volumes fell to 3.58 million shares compared with 90-day average tally of 5.24 million shares per day. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 5,425,589 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $54,473,000 after purchasing an additional 5,377,680 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
EPA to hold biofuels quota steady in 2018 EPA to hold biofuels quota steady in 2018
- November 30, 2017

The biofuel industry is split on the Environmental Protection Agency's final rule for the amount of biofuels to be blended into the nation's gasoline and diesel supplies in 2018 and 2019. But not everyone representing the biofuels industry was happy. Biodiesel production also has grown, and EPA is set to disappoint those producers in keeping the mandate steady at 2.1 billion gallons. (more...)
Search continues Mariah Woods, reported abducted from bedroom Search continues Mariah Woods, reported abducted from bedroom
- November 30, 2017

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Blues Come up Short, 3-2 vs Ducks Blues Come up Short, 3-2 vs Ducks
- November 30, 2017

The Ducks goaltender was back in the nets two nights after he was pulled in the middle of the second period, having given up four goals on 22 shots in a blowout loss at Chicago. The St. Louis Blues are in first place in the Central Division - and now they're finally getting healthy. "We're happy with where 'Bergy's at", Yeo said. (more...)
Belarus' CSTO presidency described as eventful, responsible and professional Belarus' CSTO presidency described as eventful, responsible and professional
- November 30, 2017

According to the president, the heads of states discussed the trends in the global situation and its impact on the situation in the organization's area of responsibility. Goals of CSTO include strengthening peace, worldwide and regional security and stability, and defending the independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of member states on a collective basis, primarily by political means. (more...)
Candidate's issue in race for attorney general: genitals Candidate's issue in race for attorney general: genitals
- November 30, 2017

Over the last several weeks, a nationwide reckoning with pervasive sexual harassment carried out by powerful men has taken the media, tech industry, and politics by storm. Nessel went on to explain why America needs more women in positions of political power. In a new campaign video, Dana Nessel argued more women must serve in public office in light of the recent shift in conversation about sexual misconduct. (more...)

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