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Jeremy Corbyn to banks: Jeremy Corbyn to banks: "You're right, we are a threat"
- December 01, 2017

And, accusing Morgan Stanley of seeking to keep the Conservatives in power, Mr Corbyn said: "They want to keep the Tories there, because their rigged economy and their tax cuts for the richest work for them". Jeremy Corbyn is feuding with investment bank Morgan Stanley . The firm said a Labour victory would mark the most extreme shift in British politics since Thatcher was elected in the late 70s. (more...)
John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex
- December 01, 2017

Mark Takano, D-Riverside, said in a news release. "It was sexual harassment , violating - violating my body, propositioning me , inviting me to hotels with the guise of discussing business and then proposition me for sex", Brown said Thursday morning. (more...)
Istanbul airport attack mastermind killed in Georgia Istanbul airport attack mastermind killed in Georgia
- December 01, 2017

The Georgian State Security Service said in a statement on December 1 that it had identified the gunman who blew himself up as Akhmed Chatayev. Chatayev's identity "has been confirmed as a result of an investigation and the analysis of DNA and fingerprints carried out with the help of our colleagues from the United States", she said. (more...)
British MP Advises Trump on How to Make World a Better Place British MP Advises Trump on How to Make World a Better Place
- December 01, 2017

Britain's ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, said he had raised concerns about the president's tweets with the White House. "The president feels strongly about talking about and bringing up as an issue every day", Sanders said. "We have yet to set a date". Former Conservative minister Tim Loughton said if Twitter was "genuine in its commitment to fight hate crime online" it would delete the U.S. (more...)
Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian ambassador conversations Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian ambassador conversations
- December 01, 2017

The White House declined to immediately comment. AP reported he was due to plead guilty. Prosecutors with the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller say Flynn falsely stated to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he had not discussed sanctions with the then-Russian ambassador to the United States. (more...)
'Thousands' of pornographic images on deputy PM Damian Green's computer 'Thousands' of pornographic images on deputy PM Damian Green's computer
- December 01, 2017

None of the material was deemed unlawful. The pornography that was viewed was not illegal, but the cabinet office investigation will have to investigate whether Mr Green has broken the ministerial code, which states that holders of public office should be "truthful". (more...)
Somalia Marks Milad-UN-Nabi Celebrations Somalia Marks Milad-UN-Nabi Celebrations
- December 01, 2017

A high level meeting took place under chief minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to review the arrangements of celebrations and security plan in connection with Eid Milad ul Nabi. Srinagar, Dec 1 Eid-i-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, was today celebrated across Kashmir with people thronging the Hazratbal Shrine, which houses a relic of the prophet, to offer prayers. (more...)
Odd China has submarines in Indian Ocean for anti-piracy: Navy chief Odd China has submarines in Indian Ocean for anti-piracy: Navy chief
- December 01, 2017

Addressing the annual press conference ahead of Navy day, Admiral Lanba said Chinese PLAN submarines had been regularly visiting the Indian Ocean since 2013 and there were two deployments alternately - a conventional submarine and a nuclear propelled submarine. (more...)
Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial
- December 01, 2017

The incident took place on November 30 after a 20-year-old woman pre-maturely gave birth to a set of twins at the Max hospital, one of them still-born, the news of which was conveyed to the young parents by hospital authorities. We have started inquiry and investigation, in this case, also consulting legal experts, Delhi Medical Council and taking details of all circumstances, will analyse them and initiate action". (more...)
USA to arm drones flying in Niger USA to arm drones flying in Niger
- December 01, 2017

An armed fleet of Reapers means the USA military will now have access to immediate air power in Western Africa, where the number of American servicemembers has grown in tandem with concerns about the growth of violent extremism in the region. (more...)
5 keys for the Bulldogs to win SEC Championship Game 5 keys for the Bulldogs to win SEC Championship Game
- December 01, 2017

Obviously, we'll go next year or the year after'. No. 2 Auburn (10-2) gets to show us it can be an elite team away from home. Playing the same team 2 times in a months span is certainly a unique position to be in, but Georgia isn't considering this a revenge game. (more...)
Martin Schulz denies green light to grand coalition talks with Merkel Martin Schulz denies green light to grand coalition talks with Merkel
- December 01, 2017

German Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz denied on Friday he had given the green light for a new coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives, insisting that multiple options for forming a government were still on the table. According to Schulz, the key demands of his party are a need to reform the European Union, improve healthcare, as well as the European Union and answer French President Emmanuel Macron's Eurozone reform proposals positively. (more...)
Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman
- December 01, 2017

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato was found guilty of assaulting and killing a 20-year-old local woman last year. The woman was found in the forest in May, three weeks after she had disappeared while taking a walk. Marine from 2007 to 2014, according to his lawyers and the U.S. Defense Department. A series of crimes including rapes, assaults, hit-and-run and drink-driving accidents by USA personnel have long sparked protests on Okinawa, and have been a frequent irritant in relations between close ... (more...)
Russian Federation to ban U.S. media from accessing State Duma Russian Federation to ban U.S. media from accessing State Duma
- December 01, 2017

The decision is being seen as retaliation to a decision by a committee that governs Capitol Hill access to withdraw credentials for Kremlin-funded Russian channel RT. "Such outrageous attacks on foreign media, in particular Russian media, go against the global practice of freedom of speech and unfortunately flourish in full Technicolor in the USA", he said. (more...)
Quiet Weather, Seasonal Temperatures Ahead Quiet Weather, Seasonal Temperatures Ahead
- December 01, 2017

The temperatures will remain above average Thursday . Tuesday , showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Rain chance around 10%. Lows tonight drop back into the lower 30s with mainly clear and quiet conditions.The quiet and mild pattern continues into the weekend. (more...)
Syracuse man accused of making death threat to congressman over net neutrality Syracuse man accused of making death threat to congressman over net neutrality
- December 01, 2017

Angelo made an initial court appearance Wednesday. According to a criminal complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney's office, Angelo left a voicemail message and threatened to kill Katko and his family if the congressman didn't support net neutrality. (more...)
Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle make first official joint tour Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle make first official joint tour
- December 01, 2017

Nottingham is the first stop on a six-month tour of the United Kingdom for Prince Harry and Meghan, before they get married in May. Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, smiled and waved to cheering members of the public as they alighted their auto, taking the time to shake hands and speak to a few lucky locals, before heading the National Justice Museum. (more...)
Brexit: Dublin needs to start acting in a 'mature way', says Paisley Brexit: Dublin needs to start acting in a 'mature way', says Paisley
- December 01, 2017

Mr Wilson's remarks come after DUP MP Ian Paisley accused the Dublin government of "disgraceful" behaviour in the Brexit negotiations. "The former first minister said "there can be no arrangements agreed that compromise the integrity of the UK single market" and place barriers, real or perceived, to the free movement of goods, services and capital between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom". (more...)
IDF soldier stabbed to death in southern Israel, terror suspected IDF soldier stabbed to death in southern Israel, terror suspected
- December 01, 2017

His funeral is set for Sunday afternoon in Tel Aviv. The Israeli Police said it initiated a search for the suspects, who are believed to have fled the area after the stabbing. When medics arrived at the scene, they found him in critical condition, unconscious and without a pulse, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service. (more...)
RBS to shut 259 branches and cut 680 jobs RBS to shut 259 branches and cut 680 jobs
- December 01, 2017

RBS has confirmed the closure of 259 branches and the loss of 680 jobs as part of plans to cut costs and encourage customers to use online and mobile banking. To help customers who are not comfortable or familiar with using online or mobile banking, RBS has invested in training a new "specialist taskforce of TechXperts" dedicated to helping "training" customers and providing digital support, with at leastone TechXpert in every branch across the UK. (more...)
Australia sledging doesn't cross line - Smith Australia sledging doesn't cross line - Smith
- December 01, 2017

I guess people think it's going to be a good week for the bowlers but you've still got to bowl well even if the conditions are in your favour", he said. The England worldwide later said: "It's complete guess work from the pundits on the TV, I think, as to what the grimace was". "I'm happy to clarify that with Joe Root, no problem there at all", Smith added. (more...)
We're not brokers of religion: Rahul Gandhi We're not brokers of religion: Rahul Gandhi
- December 01, 2017

It seems that the development related concerns have lost somewhere in the Gujarat Assembly elections", Sibal said. We don't want to do " dalali " over it. As the major controversy broke out, the BJP questioned Rahul's faith, while the Congress hit back accusing the BJP of playing dirty politics and maintained he was a "devout Hindu". (more...)
Exministro de Venezuela y expresidente de Pdvsa son investigados por corrupción Exministro de Venezuela y expresidente de Pdvsa son investigados por corrupción
- December 01, 2017

PDVSA afronta una caída en picada de su producción y recientemente un grupo de acreedores la declaró en default, junto con el país, por pagos atrasados de intereses y capital de bonos de deuda. Del total producido en campos tradicionales y en la Faja Petrolífera del Orinoco Hugo Chávez, el reservorio de crudo más grande del mundo, 38% se exporta a Norteamérica, 41% a Asia, 13% para el Caribe y 7,6% a Europa, principalmente. (more...)
White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state
- December 01, 2017

Sen. Cotton, meanwhile, is a staunch conservative and ally to the president, best known for hawkishness on both foreign policy and immigration issues. Mr Trump publicly criticised Mr Tillerson during the secretary's trip to Asia for " wasting his time " by attempting to hold a diplomatic conversation with North Korea . (more...)
Traffic vigilante: Chinese man fined for painting new road signs Traffic vigilante: Chinese man fined for painting new road signs
- December 01, 2017

Armed with white paint and a brush, he drew an additional arrow on the road. The man added astraight arrow to a road sign for a left turn at a cross road after adding two arrows pointing to the left a little further ahead on the busy road. (more...)
Twin brothers charged in murder of mobster's son Twin brothers charged in murder of mobster's son
- December 01, 2017

Law enforcement sources said Louie Iacono repeatedly struck Carini in the head with a hammer as he tried to rob his roomie inside their E. 64th St. apartment around August 30. Carini's body surfaced a few days later, with investigators determining the victim suffered massive head trauma, a broken skull and a broken jaw. The brothers were zipping along Interstate 70 in Henry County, Ind., when a cop stopped their Chevrolet Avalanche for tailgating and a license plate violation. (more...)
State Bank Financial (STBZ) Downgraded to Hold at Gabelli
- December 01, 2017

State Bank Financial had 14 analyst reports since September 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 4.73, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 1.2, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 4.69. 34,029 are owned by Gsa Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 8,841 shares of the bank's stock valued at $129,000 after acquiring an additional 8,832 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Chicago winter overnight parking ban begins Friday Chicago winter overnight parking ban begins Friday
- December 01, 2017

The city said it is imperative that vehicles not be left on snow routes overnight in order to accommodate snow clearing crews. 'Tis the season for fewer on-street options, fa la la la la la la la la. The city can also declare a snow event, meaning no on-street parking is allowed at any time. From Dec. 1 until March 31, parking is prohibited on these designated streets 24 hours a day. (more...)
Saudi prince freed after reportedly handing over $1 billion Saudi prince freed after reportedly handing over $1 billion
- December 01, 2017

In a similar post with the picture of a smiling prince, Princess Abeer bint Khaled bin Abdullah tweeted: 'May god grant you a long life, give you health and keep you safe for us'. The crown prince has already taken some steps to loosen Saudi Arabia's ultra-strict social restrictions, scaling back the role of religious morality police, permitting public concerts and announcing plans to allow women to drive next year. (more...)
Do tax reform right, rather than quickly — MACK McLARTY Do tax reform right, rather than quickly — MACK McLARTY
- December 01, 2017

But if we corrode revenue further, the spending reductions required will be so severe that many voters will balk, and it will be much more hard for the political system to meet the challenge. Thus, the government reported 10-year static revenue reduction will actually be closer to 1 percent, not the 3.5 percent projected on a static basis. (more...)

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