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Gujarat Assembly Elections Phase 2: All you need to know Gujarat Assembly Elections Phase 2: All you need to know
- December 15, 2017

Ten per cent voting was recorded in two hours, an official said, adding the process will pick up as the day progresses. There were several complalints made to the Election Commission against the electronic voting machines in and around Vadodara city. (more...)
Putin says stronger Russia-China ties a major boon for everyone Putin says stronger Russia-China ties a major boon for everyone
- December 15, 2017

But since then, ties have soured further after USA officials said Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election, something Moscow denies. "It's all invented by those in opposition to Trump to make his work seem illegitimate", Putin said. (more...)
Retail the largest industrial sector in Co. Tipperary - Census 2016 Retail the largest industrial sector in Co. Tipperary - Census 2016
- December 15, 2017

The labour force participation rate was heavily impacted due to a substantial increase in people entering retirement. Total unemployment in the county was 2,163 giving an unemployment rate of 14.5%, compared with 20.3% in April 2011. Public administration employment also fell by almost 5,000 jobs. Sales and retail workers are well ahead of the chasing pack. . It is followed by farmers , who account for nearly 70,000 workers or 3.5pc of the workforce, followed by " other ... (more...)
Legendary Progressive Metal Singer Has Died From A Heart Attack Legendary Progressive Metal Singer Has Died From A Heart Attack
- December 15, 2017

He told the website: "He was in the apartment where he stayed during the recording of the album when it happened". Dane's new solo album, the follow-up to his 2008 debut Praises to the War Machine , was due out in 2018. The album he was working on was titled " Shadow Work ", which he said in May would be the answer to Nevermore fans' prayers. Just solace in knowing we were friends again at the end of the day and that we enjoyed wayyyy more good times together than we did bad. (more...)
Government Must Stop Deporting Homeless EU Citizens Says High Court
- December 15, 2017

In her judgement the judge, Mrs Justice Lang, also said the Home Office should not have been using the raids as a chance to verify whether the rough sleepers were abusing their right to reside in another European nation. Following this ruling the Home Office may face claims for unlawful detention where it has detained individuals on the basis of this unlawful policy. (more...)
Unusual Activity Sighted in SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEAC) Shares
- December 15, 2017

If the Golden Cross is less than 1, then the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average, indicating that the price might drop. SeaChange International, Inc. There are many different tools to determine whether a company is profitable or not. One of the most popular ratios is the "Return on Assets" (aka ROA). (more...)
Security Robots Used To Keep Away Homeless People - What Are The Consequences? Security Robots Used To Keep Away Homeless People - What Are The Consequences?
- December 15, 2017

The San Francisco Business Times reported last week that the San Francisco SPCA , an animal advocacy and pet adoption group, put a security robot to work outside its facilities in the gentrifying Mission neighbourhood. The robot's owner, the San Francisco SPCA, said it has seen fewer tents and vehicle break-ins since it deployed the robot in the city's Mission neighbourhood. (more...)
Woman facing attempted murder charge after baby injured in domestic dispute Woman facing attempted murder charge after baby injured in domestic dispute
- December 15, 2017

Toronto police allege that a man, a woman and the baby were in an apartment near Evans Avenue and Sherway Gate and that the man and the woman were arguing at about 8:30 a.m. Police said a female suspect fled the scene, but was later found and arrested. The woman taken into custody in connection with the incident was also transported to hospital to be treated for lacerations to her arms, Peel Paramedics told CP24. (more...)
Rakuten to bid for 4G licence in Japan Rakuten to bid for 4G licence in Japan
- December 14, 2017

At the same time, one of the top wireless providers in Japan, Softbank is aggressively investing in technology and internet companies across the globe. Rakuten shares fell 3.2% in morning trade. The government of Japan and other critics repeatedly have slammed the three big carriers in the country over prices skyrocketing, pressing the three to offer less expensive plans. (more...)
Trump's Skepticism of Intel Exposes Blind Spot to Russia — WashPost
- December 14, 2017

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Has Kim Jong-un's top aide been executed? Speculation is mounting Has Kim Jong-un's top aide been executed? Speculation is mounting
- December 14, 2017

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman said he believes that if Hillary Clinton won last year's presidential election, her approach to USA relations with North Korea would be "more open-minded" than the Trump administration's. Speaking to Fox News, retired US Army General Jack Keane waned the North Koreans would hold talks but would continue their missile programme in secret. (more...)
French school bus in fatal train crash French school bus in fatal train crash
- December 14, 2017

Seven people are said to have been seriously injured. In what the authorities described as a "serious rail accident" on Thursday, initial reports suggested the bus was sliced in half. Witnesses travelling on the train told the local newspaper L'Indépendant they had felt a "very violent impact". France's national rail company SNCF sent a "sincere message of support" to the families of those involved. (more...)
Look! Instagram Now Lets You Follow Hashtags Look! Instagram Now Lets You Follow Hashtags
- December 14, 2017

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US To Display Evidence Of Iran Backing Houthis In Yemen US To Display Evidence Of Iran Backing Houthis In Yemen
- December 14, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has objected to the nuclear deal, which his predecessor Barack Obama championed as the best way to ensure Iran does not develop nuclear weapons. The report from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, which was obtained by AFP, said the officials were still analyzing the information. A Saudi-led coalition, which backs the internationally-recognised Yemeni government, has been fighting alongside Yemeni forces against the Houthi militia for more than two years. (more...)
Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex
- December 14, 2017

An Ohio college student is facing charges for allegedly offering chicken Alfredo and Sprite in exchange for sex with a teenage boy. According to police, the undercover officer told Maruna on several occasions that he was only 15-years-old. (more...)
1 killed, 21 injured in blast at natural gas facility 1 killed, 21 injured in blast at natural gas facility
- December 14, 2017

Central European Gas Hub, located in the Austrian town of Baumgarten on the border with Slovakia, is an worldwide trading platform for gas and one of the three largest gas distribution centers in Europe. "The explosion caused a serious fire that has been contained to several small fires". A spokesman for the fire brigade said a number of cars in the auto park had melted due to the heat and six buildings were on fire. (more...)
Income tax rises for people in Scotland earning over £24000 a year Income tax rises for people in Scotland earning over £24000 a year
- December 14, 2017

Tory leader Ruth Davidson said: "With Scotland's growth lower than the rest of the United Kingdom, the overwhelming priority in this Budget is to deliver a shot in the arm to the economy". Forecasts on the outlook for the economy from the Scottish Fiscal Commission will also be published alongside the budget for the first time. It said the outlook was "driven by slow productivity growth and exacerbated by demographic challenges". (more...)
Inclement weather affects flight operations in Srinagar Inclement weather affects flight operations in Srinagar
- December 14, 2017

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . He, however, said only one-way traffic is being allowed to ply on the almost 300-km highway the only all-weather road-link connecting the valley with the rest of the country. He said Pahalgam experienced the coldest night of this winter so far last night. Kargil in Kashmir recorded minus 3 degrees Celsius, Leh minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, Kokernag minus 0.6 degrees Celsius, Srinagar minus 0.2 degrees. (more...)
Beijing protests over potential USA warship visits to Taiwan
- December 14, 2017

The Trump administration has been strengthening its ties with Taiwan - which it considers a cornerstone in US-China relations. Taiwan will fail in its efforts to get foreign support for its cause, the Chinese government said on Wednesday after a senior Chinese diplomat threaten Taiwan would be attacked the instant any USA warship visits the self-ruled island. (more...)
European Central Bank leaves rates unchanged at record lows, sticks with dovish guidance
- December 14, 2017

The purchases will be cut to 30 billion euros ($35 billion) from 60 billion euros in January and extended through September, and longer if needed. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. That's because inflation in Europe and the US remains lower than many would like and the central bankers are leery of startling financial markets that have been boosted for years by the introduction of newly printed money into the financial system through ... (more...)
European Union leaders wrestle with migrant quotas at summit European Union leaders wrestle with migrant quotas at summit
- December 14, 2017

Budapest and Warsaw in particular, have remained defiant . The quotas triggered sharp east-west division when they were adopted at the height of the migrant crisis in 2015 as a way to ease the burden on Italy and Greece, which had more than 1.5 million people land on their shores in the last three years. (more...)
Japan says it and USA share stance pressure needed on North Korea Japan says it and USA share stance pressure needed on North Korea
- December 14, 2017

The issue of abductions to North Korea is a highly-charged one in Japan, which suspects dozens of people were kidnapped by agents from the isolated country. Japan's Prime Minister stressed the dialogue with Pyongyang should be meaningful, and aimed at denuclearization. "This is what we define as a useful dialogue that is necessary", Guterres said. (more...)
SCDPS to start up 'Sober or Slammer' campaign SCDPS to start up 'Sober or Slammer' campaign
- December 14, 2017

Troopers will participate in dedicated DUI patrols and checkpoints to identify and arrest impaired drivers, with the goal of ensuring everyone on the road makes it to their destinations safely. If you plan on drinking, do not drive. WisDOT also offers a free Drive Sober mobile app which includes a blood alcohol estimator, designated driver selector, and find-a-ride feature that uses a smart phone's Global Positioning System to locate alternative transportation. (more...)
New Jersey Elects First Sikh Attorney General New Jersey Elects First Sikh Attorney General
- December 14, 2017

But January is still a few weeks away and, as Murphy said again Tuesday, this is New Jersey, we come into this with our eyes open. "Gurbir has excelled at every stage and he is ready to help us lead". Before becoming a federal prosecutor in New Jersey, Grewal also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of NY from 2004 to 2007. (more...)
Trump makes last major pitch for tax overhaul Trump makes last major pitch for tax overhaul
- December 14, 2017

They have two children and a third on the way, Trump noted as he introduced them. The $1.5 trillion tax cut, spread over 10 years, will likely satisfy that yearning. Both the House bill and the Senate bill would have lowered the corporate rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. The Senate bill does lower the rates for most filers. (more...)
Senate president plans to keep that job and become Minnesota lieutenant governor Senate president plans to keep that job and become Minnesota lieutenant governor
- December 14, 2017

Al Franken's seat in Washington, D.C. Fischbach now serves as Senate president, which puts her first in line to become the lieutenant to DFL Gov. Mark Dayton - a role she said she's "honored" to take on. DFL Sen. Dan Schoen is resigning from the chamber effective December 15 because of a sexual harassment scandal, and a special election is scheduled for February 12 to elect his replacement. (more...)
Pence delays Israel visit Pence delays Israel visit
- December 14, 2017

Pence was expected to address the Knesset on Monday and participate in a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall before continuing on to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi. "West Jerusalem will be recognized as Israel's capital by the whole world as soon as the government of Israel recognizes East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state", the statement also read. (more...)
Ex-Farenthold Staffer: Rep. Was Verbally Abusive, Sexually Demeaning To Staff Ex-Farenthold Staffer: Rep. Was Verbally Abusive, Sexually Demeaning To Staff
- December 14, 2017

Last week, Rekola approached the House Ethics Committee with "examples of sexually inappropriate comments" and "emotionally damaging" actions by the Texas Republican. Farenthold's "f*cktards" comments to staff. "We accommodated him by giving him time to go to the doctor, letting him work from home, and roughly a year after he left our office, he came in and spoke with a number of my aides, delighted that the doctors had finally found out what was causing his stomach distress", the ... (more...)
Britain First's Jayda Fransen And Paul Golding Arrested In Belfast Britain First's Jayda Fransen And Paul Golding Arrested In Belfast
- December 14, 2017

Deputy leader Jayda Fransen claimed he had travelled to the city to support her at a court appearance for allegedly using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour at the same event. "We are descending into civil war, Fransen said. If there is an offence she will be arrested like everyone else". He added: "The idea that she be prevented from speaking in my respectful submission is completely disproportionate". (more...)
Melinda McGillivray Describes How Trump Harassed Her In Her First TV Interview Melinda McGillivray Describes How Trump Harassed Her In Her First TV Interview
- December 14, 2017

It was unclear if Trump was referring only to the women who went on television Monday or all of the women who have accused him - a list that includes a former contestant on his "Apprentice" TV show and a former business partner. "So, I quickly turn to look at what this is". "He's standing a foot and a half away from me, so he had to reach out and touch me". "He knew what he did", the Florida native said. (more...)

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