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Electric taxi gets approval to work across London Electric taxi gets approval to work across London
- December 07, 2017

The new cabs will cost NZ $107,508 to buy - something cabbies aren't happy about. "Better for passengers, more cost effective for drivers, it will play a major role in helping to improve air quality benefiting all Londoners", he said. "They were anxious about how long the batteries would last, where they'd be able to charge them, and how they would pay for the new £55,000 (NZ $107,508) design". (more...)
Cyclone warning was late, admits Alphons Kannanthanam Cyclone warning was late, admits Alphons Kannanthanam
- December 07, 2017

Navy helicopters have launched search operations to locate the missing fishermen. Though the Union tourism minister had earlier backed the Kerala government's contention that they had not received any prior warning about the cyclone, he later clarified that the central agencies had given necessary alerts on 28 and 29 November itself. (more...)
Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire
- December 07, 2017

Dr. Dre and Lachlan Murdoch, 21st Century Fox executive chairman, live in Bel Air's gated community, Brentwood Country Estates, while former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger also owns a home in the neighborhood. The property was evacuated but based on what we are seeing on TV there may be damage to some buildings in the upper vineyard area. The estate is nearly 16 acres and includes a main residence that's almost 8,000 square feet. (more...)
London Mayor calls for apology to people of Amritsar for Jallianwala Bagh
- December 07, 2017

He paid a rich tribute to those who died in the Jallianwala Bagh incident. Sadiq Khan extended his apologies during today's visit but made it clear that a formal Government apology should have been given decades ago and that, ahead of the centenary of the massacre, it is more important now than ever that the Government properly acknowledges what happened at Jallianwala Bagh to ensure something like this can never happen again. (more...)
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder
- December 07, 2017

Phil Van Stockum said in an interview Wednesday that there was no evidence Jose Ines Garcia Zarate planned or meant to kill Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. Garcia Zarate is to be sentenced in state court December 14. He said he still believed Garcia Zarate should have been convicted of Steinle's murder. Garcia Zarate said he didn't know he had a gun in his hands until it fired. (more...)
Democrat Accused Of Sexual Harassment: Pelosi Knew And Did Nothing About It Democrat Accused Of Sexual Harassment: Pelosi Knew And Did Nothing About It
- December 07, 2017

They didn't find anything, and they continued investing millions of dollars in my campaign. "I do find it interesting that the [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee], Leader [Nancy] Pelosi and Chairman Ben Ray Lujan - they knew about these allegations previous year", Kihuen said, according to ABC News on Tuesday. (more...)
Post-Doklam, India, China, Russia to hold trilateral meet Post-Doklam, India, China, Russia to hold trilateral meet
- December 07, 2017

He added that troops of China's army showed professional and responsible attitude and identified the device, which is usually used for spying. The Indian embassy in Beijing declined to comment. Have India and China finally forgotten the acrimonious period of the Doklam standoff earlier this year? The latest episode has fed into a broader competition for regional influence between the two Asian powers. (more...)
Verity Asset Management Inc. Has $254000 Holdings in Blackstone Group LP (BX)
- December 07, 2017

Therefore 50% are positive. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Blackstone Group from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Wellington Group Llp has 3.64 million shares. About 46,830 shares traded. ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM) has risen 26.04% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Pentagon admits U.S. has 2000 troops in Syria
- December 07, 2017

Despite recent ISIS setbacks, the Pentagon said Tuesday that the U.S. military mission in Syria would continue until areas reclaimed from ISIS are stabilized, adding that United States troops would only withdraw when "conditions" on the ground allowed. (more...)
Two men trapped after falling into a tank in Sydney workplace incident Two men trapped after falling into a tank in Sydney workplace incident
- December 07, 2017

It is understood the man had become trapped "by compression". 'There was still ink on the floor of the Value-Added Tax, which hampered rescue efforts and treatment, ' he told Daily Mail Australia . Paramedics, NSW Fire & Rescue and Police Rescue are on the scene. Ambulance parademics at the scene told reporters the injuries were likely to have been caused by falling into the Value-Added Tax instead of the chemicals inside. (more...)
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Shares Sold by Security National Trust Co
- December 07, 2017

Blue Rock Advisors LLC's holdings in Air Products & Chemicals were worth $1,879,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The institutional investor held 105,688 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $23.12 million, up from 92,216 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions escalate B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions escalate
- December 07, 2017

While the US military aircraft conducted simulated strikes, the South Korean warplanes actually dropped MK-82 bombs. But the report says worldwide pressure can be effective, pointing to Uganda's recent decision to expel North Korean officials after years of receiving police and military training from the country's army. (more...)
Senegal referees to handle 2017 FIFA Club World Cup opener in UAE Senegal referees to handle 2017 FIFA Club World Cup opener in UAE
- December 07, 2017

Being here doesn't change too much for us and we know how to focus on our football. But despite their dominance throughout, they lost 1-0 to Al Jazira, the reigning United Arab Emirates champions, and their campaign has finished at the playoff stage for the third year in a row. (more...)
North Korea Missile Launch Photos Tampered With, Scientist Says North Korea Missile Launch Photos Tampered With, Scientist Says
- December 07, 2017

To finance the extra budget, the government plans to sell about 1.2 trillion yen of construction bonds and cover most of the rest with leftover debt servicing money. The House of Representatives urged North Korea to immediately end its nuclear and ballistic missile development programs, in a resolution adopted Tuesday over the reclusive state's test-firing of what it claims was a new intercontinental ballistic missile. (more...)
Home Health Care Spending Rose Modestly in 2016 Home Health Care Spending Rose Modestly in 2016
- December 07, 2017

There was a historic slowdown in growth due to the Great Recession, and then the Affordable Care Act's expansion of health insurance coverage fueled spending. Healthcare spending growth in 2016 actually fell below what CMS actuaries projected previous year. Medicaid spending also decelerated in growth compared to previous years, increasing 3.9% to $565.5 billion. (more...)
Deputies: Davenport mayor arrested after using handicapped tags of dead people Deputies: Davenport mayor arrested after using handicapped tags of dead people
- December 07, 2017

In November, Polk County deputies got word that Mayor Teresa Bradley, 60, was parking in handicapped spots at City Hall, but was not known to be handicapped. Records show neither Bradley nor her husband, John Lepley, were ever issued a disabled placard or a handicapped license plate, according to the Sheriffs Office. (more...)
Gay Man Denied Marriage License Seeks Clerk Seat Gay Man Denied Marriage License Seeks Clerk Seat
- December 07, 2017

Ermold, 43, is an English professor at the University of Pikeville and director of Morehead Pride. At least three other Democrats have lined up to challenge Davis, who changed her registration from Democrat to Republican after the uproar over her decision. (more...)
Brexit: Farage, concessioni Londra un tradimento, May lasci Brexit: Farage, concessioni Londra un tradimento, May lasci
- December 07, 2017

Il governo irlandese, però, giudicando i progressi insufficienti, non è ancora pronto a dare il via libera alla fase 2 dei negoziati sulla Brexit . La premier britannica Theresa May ha accolto al 10 di Downing Street questo martedì il suo omologo spagnolo Mariano Rajoy . Durante il colloquio con gli eurodeputati, guidati da Guy Verhofstadt, sono stati esaminati i vari nodi aperti dell'accordo , sui quali, ha osservato Gualtieri "sono stati fatti passi avanti". (more...)
Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto
- December 07, 2017

Addressing the farmers the party manifesto promised loan waivers for farmers , free water for irrigation and 16-hour electricity during the daytime, along with crop insurance, bonus for special crops. The party will also set up "Swami Vivekanand Education Foundation" to provide freeship and scholarship for students from the poor and middle class families for their education from pre-primary level to PhD. (more...)
Joffrey Ballet presents ewly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker Joffrey Ballet presents ewly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker
- December 07, 2017

For more than 25 years, artistic director Shelly Svodoba of the Chamber Ballet of Corvallis and Regional School of Ballet, and community members have presented the Corvallis community "Nutcracker ". Notable dancers: Heather Hill and her husband, Brandon, often perform as the Nutcracker and Mouse King, who have a fight scene. This battle usually gets laughs from fellow dancers. (more...)
Greg Pagani: Bureaucrats forging ahead with plan to gut net neutrality Greg Pagani: Bureaucrats forging ahead with plan to gut net neutrality
- December 07, 2017

If we allow the FCC to go through with dismantling net neutrality , the freedom of the internet will be taken away for the benefit of internet providers such as Comcast and Verizon. What's more, the broadband industry has repeatedly reaffirmed its commitment to open internet principles of no blocking of legal content, no throttling, no unfair discrimination, and continued transparency in its customer practices. (more...)
First, Second Lady visit the Coastal Bend First, Second Lady visit the Coastal Bend
- December 07, 2017

Bush and Cecilia Abbott, who is the wife of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence will first go to Corpus Christi to meet with first responders who are a part of the Hurricane Harvey recovery effort. After they visit with the family, Trump and Pence will head to an elementary school to tour it and chat with students about the impact of the storm. (more...)
UCLA cancels Montana game due to Southern California wildfires UCLA cancels Montana game due to Southern California wildfires
- December 07, 2017

The school announced all other team workouts and practices for today have also been cancelled. Just a couple of miles from the UCLA campus in Bel-Air, the Skirball fire had burned almost 150 acres as of 11 a.m. Homes were burning in Los Angeles' Bel-Air neighborhood Wednesday morning as a wildfire prompted closure of the 405 Freeway and triggered mandatory evacuations in an area of multimillion-dollar residences, according to the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
Rio de Janeiro police, soldiers capture famed drug trafficker Rio de Janeiro police, soldiers capture famed drug trafficker
- December 07, 2017

He is accused of drug trafficking, extortion and murder. Brazilian police arrested on Wednesday in a massive operation drug kingpin Rogerio Avelino da Silva, known as "Rogerio 157", the most wanted criminal in Rio de Janeiro . Over the years, Rio authorities have tried multiple strategies to bring order to the favelas, where nearly a quarter of the population lives. "He was in modest house with two security guards when the police arrived", one of the police officers responsible for the ... (more...)
Conyers' Son, Handpicked Successor Was Previously Arrested for Domestic Assault Conyers' Son, Handpicked Successor Was Previously Arrested for Domestic Assault
- December 07, 2017

The unidentified woman said the younger Conyers accused her of cheating on him, then "body slammed her on the bed and then on the floor where he pinned her down and spit on her", according to a district attorney's report quoted by NBC News . (more...)
Is Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:MMP) a Long Term Growth Play?
- December 07, 2017

Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Llc bought 8,939 shares as the company's stock rose 33.61% with the market. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC now owns 2,680,282 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $206,140,000 after buying an additional 76,703 shares during the period. (more...)
Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita
- December 07, 2017

A separate fire near Hasley Canyon Road and Commerce Center Drive in Castaic broke out just before 10:00 a.m. Hundreds of firefighters, including air units, worked to control the fire amid gusting Santa Ana winds. The Rye Fire has burned 7,000 acres and stands at five percent containment as of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Firefighter Specialist Randall Wright of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. (more...)
Georgian College students drop out following faculty strike Georgian College students drop out following faculty strike
- December 06, 2017

Almost 1,000 students at Mohawk College have asked for full tuition refunds for the fall semester after a five-week faculty strike. The college believes the increase is a result of the five-week long faculty strike that flared up in mid-October. (more...)
Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway
- December 06, 2017

A horse is evacuated along Osborne street at the Creek fire Tuesday morning. The evacuation order was later expanded, covering a large area bounded by Mulholland Drive to the north, Sunset Boulevard to the south, the 405 to the west and Roscomare Road on the east. (more...)
Miss Universe beauty queens start four-day tour in PH Miss Universe beauty queens start four-day tour in PH
- December 06, 2017

Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters (second from right) and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere (center) pose for a picture with other 2017 Miss Universe candidates at Fort Santiago in Manila. Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaire is also set to visit Bohol with the attractive ladies from Russia, Netherlands, South Korea, and Canada. Nel-Peters, Mittenaere and the rest of the 2017 Miss Universe contingent are scheduled to depart Manila on Sunday. (more...)

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