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SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers
- December 02, 2017

At present the Election Commission has the power only to recognise a political party but not to de-recognise it for various reasons. "Can the court restrain a convicted person from propagating his political views?" The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea on Friday that sought to debar people who have been convicted in criminal cases and can not contest elections from heading or floating political parties. (more...)
USGS: 3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded In Kingfisher Co USGS: 3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded In Kingfisher Co
- December 02, 2017

However, in DE, the quake jolted downtown Dover, sending lawmakers and workers in the statehouse outdoors to see what happened. People in the New York - Philadelphia - Wilmington urban corridor have, since colonial times, felt small earthquakes and suffered damage from infrequent larger ones. (more...)
Draft law moots 3-yr jail for husband giving instant triple talaq Draft law moots 3-yr jail for husband giving instant triple talaq
- December 02, 2017

The draft "Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill" was sent to state governments on Friday for their views, with responses sought on an urgent basis. On whether the law would also have retrospective effect, the official said that would be for the Parliament to decide. In a recent case of "talaq-e-biddat", a man working with a leading educational institution divorced his wife through WhatsApp and SMS, the functionary said quoting media reports. (more...)
Christmas tree lighting draws hundreds to downtown Sydney Christmas tree lighting draws hundreds to downtown Sydney
- December 02, 2017

It covers all aspects of the topic from the spectacle of large scale shopping and public precincts, to neighbourhood street displays, and through to the emotional importance of intimate lights within the home. "It's really nice to be amongst people and to enjoy the choir and to get in the spirit - we always meet friends here, some we haven't seen for a while, so it's nice". (more...)
Williams' Buzzer Beater Allows Boise State To Shock Oregon, 73-70 Williams' Buzzer Beater Allows Boise State To Shock Oregon, 73-70
- December 02, 2017

Payton Pritchard scored 28 to pace the Ducks (5-3). Haney scored 12 of Boise State's first 14 points. Boise State knows how to shoot the ball and leads the Mountain West with 85 three-pointers made in seven games. Top Performers: Chandler Hutchinson led Boise with 20 points and 10 rebounds. The Mountain West Championship Game for 2017 is set with the Boise State Broncos hosting the Fresno State Bulldogs. (more...)
EU Summit must not be a mere talk shop EU Summit must not be a mere talk shop
- December 02, 2017

European and African leaders at a summit in the Ivory Coast have pledged to help youth find work and repatriate some 3,800 migrants stuck in a Libyan detention camp. "We must act together", Kagame told the summit attended by European Union officials as well as Antonio Gutteres - Secretary General of the United Nations. (more...)
Russian Federation calls U.S. threat against North Korea a 'bloodthirsty tirade'
- December 02, 2017

China's deputy United Nations ambassador says the top priority on the Korean Peninsula in view of the current "grave situation" is for all parties to exercise restraint, implement United Nations sanctions "and strive for the early resumption of dialogue and negotiations". (more...)
Police shoot suspected gunman at California hospital Police shoot suspected gunman at California hospital
- December 02, 2017

Police provided no other information. Local station KBAK/KBFX reported that all patients and staff were OK. Friday night, BPD posted on its Facebook page that "no other individuals were shot aside from the suspect". A shooting at the Bakersfield Heart Hospital sparked a lockdown at around 5 p.m., according to police. Witnesses told Channel 17's Mary Kate Paquette the gun-wielding man walked down the hospital hallways with handgun before police intervened. (more...)
Image released of 7-year-old found outside house Image released of 7-year-old found outside house
- December 02, 2017

The boy's aunt Aroosa Kausar said: 'Hakeem had such a bright future. A post-mortem examination is due to take place today. "His father is absolutely devastated already misses him greatly". "Hakeem was a most attractive little boy, a great friend to many staff and children with a wicked sense of humour and an infectious giggle", said Julie Wright, who is organising a whole academy assembly to celebrate his gifts and talents. (more...)
Latest sales figures show Perth property prices may have finally bottomed out Latest sales figures show Perth property prices may have finally bottomed out
- December 02, 2017

Sydney values saw another month of declines, falling 0.7% for the month for the largest monthly fall of any capital city. Over the past year Hobart has been Australia's property hot spot delivering annual gains of 17.1%,... Values were down 0.7% in November to be 1.3% lower relative to the market peak. However, as CoreLogic points out the rate of decline is "extremely modest", especially in the context of the city's 5-year property bull market since 2012. (more...)
Pocklington's NatWest branch to close Pocklington's NatWest branch to close
- December 02, 2017

They added: "We expect these branch closures to result in around 680 redundancies". "A broad range of local factors are considered and contribute to our decision-making process". The spokeswoman continued: " We are communicating with our customers affected by the closure and proactively contacting vulnerable customers and regular branch users ". (more...)
Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information
- December 02, 2017

A federal grand jury indicted former NSA contractor Harold Martin in February on charges alleging he spent up to 20 years stealing up to 50 terabytes of highly sensitive government material from the US intelligence community, which were hoarded at his home. (more...)
79 charged in child predator, pornography operation in New Jersey 79 charged in child predator, pornography operation in New Jersey
- December 02, 2017

Ten men received hands-on predatory charges which included, attempted interstate trafficking of children for sex, sexual assault, luring, sending obscene images to a child, or manufacturing child pornography. Other arrests were made when predators were found in online chatrooms in attempt to lure children. "The conversations that Donahew allegedly had with our undercover detective about what he planned to do to this 9-year-old girl, I can tell you, was enough to shock and sicken individuals ... (more...)
Rihanna Slams Brands that Use Transgender People as 'Convenient Marketing Tools' Rihanna Slams Brands that Use Transgender People as 'Convenient Marketing Tools'
- December 02, 2017

I don't think it's fair that a trans woman, or man, be used a convenient marketing tool!" she continued. "Too often I see companies doing this to trans and black women alike". "We have this wonderful emotional connection with customers who've never been able to find their shade of foundation before - women crying at the (make-up) counter, it's insane to even think about", she said. (more...)
Missing Florida teen found safe in NY Missing Florida teen found safe in NY
- December 02, 2017

The sheriff's office said they would have more details to come about the situation. They had been seen along the I-95 corridor in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, but the last sighting was last Sunday. Deputies said Frisina withdrew $200 from an ATM in St. Marys, Ga., on Sunday. Surveillance cameras captured footage of them at multiple gas stations along the east coast. (more...)
White House plan to replace Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief White House plan to replace Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief
- December 02, 2017

Yet divisions on key foreign policy issues emerged quickly, and Trump has repeatedly undermined Tillerson by voicing positions at odds with those the State Department was pushing. diplomat. When Tillerson in June called on Arab nations to ease their blockade on Qatar, Trump emerged in the Rose Garden hours later to lambaste Qatar for funding terrorism. (more...)
Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty: What You Need to Know Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty: What You Need to Know
- December 02, 2017

This guilty plea also comes on the heels of a new report about the President's efforts to silence the independent, bipartisan Senate investigation into ties between Trump associates and Russian Federation. Meanwhile, Papadopoulos, a low-level campaign staffer, is already doing so, after he was nailed for lying about his own, repeated contacts with Russian Federation, including the fact that Russian Federation had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton and "thousands of emails". (more...)
Nikola Jokic ruled out against Los Angeles Lakers Nikola Jokic ruled out against Los Angeles Lakers
- December 02, 2017

While driving toward the basket in the second quarter against Chicago, he stepped on Jerian Grant's foot and rolled the ankle. The bad news is he is still expected to miss several games, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . " Mason Plumlee , Trey Lyles, Kenneth Faried , somebody else will take his place". That loss continued a remarkable run of bad play in the Mile High City for the Bulls, who are now 1-17 in Denver since Michael Jordan retired in 1998, according to the Daily ... (more...)
Rihanna Officially Unveils Rihanna Officially Unveils "Rihanna Drive" In Barbados
- December 02, 2017

The Work hitmaker grew up on Westbury New Road in the Caribbean island's capital Bridgetown, and last month officials chose to change the name of the avenue to honor the local "superstar". The neighbourhood in which global superstar Rihanna grew up now bears her name. I didn't know how it was going to happen. "I consider her achievements a tremendous feat and not an easy one for a young, black female from the Caribbean who has prevailed in a hugely competitive environment". (more...)
Amazon Driver Caught On Camera Pooping On Man's Driveway Amazon Driver Caught On Camera Pooping On Man's Driveway
- December 01, 2017

After exiting the truck, she is seen pooping. The video circulating on social media shows a woman crouching behind an open door of a U-Haul van parked outside of a Sacrament, California, home. "The delivery company supervisor came out in his personal auto and was not prepared for cleanup", he said. " He was in shock when we saw the size of it ", Bautista said. (more...)
Capital Planning Advisors LLC Purchases 21926 Shares of Intel Corporation
- December 01, 2017

Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) opened at $44.84 on Friday. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Pnc Ser Inc accumulated 175 shares or 0% of the stock. (NYSE:WMT). Live Your Vision Ltd holds 0% or 28 shares in its portfolio. Nwq Mgmt Co Limited Liability Company accumulated 56,942 shares or 0.06% of the stock. (more...)
Quentin Tarantino's Ninth Movie Gets a Release Date Quentin Tarantino's Ninth Movie Gets a Release Date
- December 01, 2017

Quentin Tarantino's new Charles Manson-themed project has nabbed a release date. Warner Bros. and Universal have placeholders for the beginning and middle of the month, but August 9 has Disney's adaptation of Artemis Fowl on the schedule. (more...)
US putting off planned ban on its use of cluster bombs US putting off planned ban on its use of cluster bombs
- December 01, 2017

Cluster bombs, dropped by air or fired by artillery, scatter bomblets across a wide area which sometimes fail to explode and are hard to locate and remove. The Pentagon has determined the USA military will keep its stockpiles of cluster munitions beyond an impending deadline to divest of such weaponry, citing how removal of the munitions would create "a critical capability gap for our forces". (more...)
Thug Attacks Elderly Man With A Backpack In Los Angeles Thug Attacks Elderly Man With A Backpack In Los Angeles
- December 01, 2017

The pedestrian continues walking, with the suspect following closely behind. The LAPD did not comment on whether the suspect, who is now behind bars, committed both the assaults. He suffered a large gash on his face and injuries to his neck and head. Just about two hours after that assault, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies based in West Hollywood arrested Shoner for a different alleged assault at Santa Monica Boulevard and Spalding Avenue. (more...)
How Analysts Rated Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Last Week?
- December 01, 2017

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 5.31 million shares versus an average volume of 11.89 million shares during last trading session. The stock appeared $123.19 above its 52-week highs and is up 7.33% for the last five trades. Hartford Management owns 186,444 shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Federated Inc Pa owns 0% invested in Tapestry, Inc. VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by.72% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most ... (more...)
Amazon launches an AI camera and machine learning tools for businesses Amazon launches an AI camera and machine learning tools for businesses
- December 01, 2017

Amazon's newest hardware product is meant to help developers run deep learning and image recognition models directly from a video camera. Amazon Web Services has been a financial lifeline for Amazon, which notoriously ekes out the thinnest of profit margins. (more...)
Prosecutors Confirm War Crimes Convict Drank Cyanide At UN Court Prosecutors Confirm War Crimes Convict Drank Cyanide At UN Court
- December 01, 2017

The tribunal said its review was meant to complement the ongoing investigation of Praljak's death by Dutch prosecutors. "I reject your judgment with contempt". It will be made public, subject to any issues about confidentiality. But it remains a mystery what the former theatre and movie director, known for his forcible courtroom presence and outbursts, drank and how he managed to get it past the tight security at the tribunal. (more...)
United States woman admits testing homemade ricin on neighbours United States woman admits testing homemade ricin on neighbours
- December 01, 2017

Seventy-year-old Betty Miller made her first appearance in federal court in Vermont on Friday. She drove herself that day to the University of Vermont Medical Center for an evaluation. Ms Miller told FBI investigators that she put ricin in the food and drink of other residents on at least three occasions. "Ms. Miller indicated her goal was to injure herself, but she wanted to test the effectiveness of the ricin on others", wrote Agent Emmons in the affidavit. (more...)
President Trump Reportedly Urged Senior Republicans To End The Senate's Russia Investigation President Trump Reportedly Urged Senior Republicans To End The Senate's Russia Investigation
- December 01, 2017

The conversation occurred over the summer, around the time Trump was publicly attacking Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation probe. Trump reached out to top GOP lawmakers, including Sen. "Businessmen are paid to skip things that they think they can skip and get away with", he said. (more...)
Judge sentences young Jacksonville man to life in prison for shooting officer Judge sentences young Jacksonville man to life in prison for shooting officer
- December 01, 2017

The officer was on his way to drop his teenage son off at school, WJXT-TV reported . He wasn't on duty, but he was wearing a ballistic vest with the text "police" on it, WTLV reports . That's when Rojas got out of his white Cadillac and started shooting at the officer, police said. The officer returned fire and Rojas ran off. Bullets struck the officer in the face, stomach and hand. (more...)

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