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GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata
- November 07, 2017

After the statement of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over GST who dubbed it as Gabbar Singh Tax , now Mamta Banerjee came over with new term for GST. On #Nov8BlackDay to protest against this scam that destroyed the economy, let us also change our Twitter DP to black ", the chief minister said on Twitter. (more...)
Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats
- November 07, 2017

Despite the drop, traffickers are still sending migrant boats out into the Mediterranean: the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that more than 2,560 migrants had been saved over four days. In a recent report, the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera said it has recently witnessed a rise in the number of Nigerian girls and women brought to Italy by sex traffickers. (more...)
Kerala love jihad: 'Hadiya is safe and healthy; no harassment' Kerala love jihad: 'Hadiya is safe and healthy; no harassment'
- November 07, 2017

Kochi: Hadiya, the Keralite woman who is in the center of a religious conversion row, is in good healthy and safe in her house. Last month, a video showing Hadiya pleading for freedom from her parents had fuelled a raging controversy. "But this is getting serious", she told reporters here after meeting some other girls who were allegedly forced to convert. "I did not touch upon this topic at all as it is under the consideration of the court", said Sharma.However, Hadiya said that she wants ... (more...)
Shamshad TV Comes Under Attack In Kabul Shamshad TV Comes Under Attack In Kabul
- November 07, 2017

The number of attackers and people killed and injured remains unclear, police say. The Taliban are reported to have denied responsibility for the attack. The attack is the latest in a series of assaults on Afghan journalists and media workers. Shamshad TV, a Pashto language station that broadcasts nationwide, was transmitting a holding image instead of its normal programming. (more...)
Dispensing optician Ian Squire killed in Nigeria on outreach trip Dispensing optician Ian Squire killed in Nigeria on outreach trip
- November 07, 2017

Another woman, called Alanna Carson is also released. The charity's founder Ian Squire (57), from Surrey, was killed. "We are supporting the families of four British people who were abducted on 13 October in Nigeria, one of whom was tragically killed", the statement said. (more...)
House Intel Releases Carter Page's Testimony House Intel Releases Carter Page's Testimony
- November 07, 2017

In a transcript released Monday by the House Intelligence Committee, Carter Page , who was a foreign policy adviser to Trump when he was a candidate, told the committee he "briefly said hello to" Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich when he traveled to Russia for a speech. (more...)
Angry wife forces Doha-Bali flight to divert to Chennai Angry wife forces Doha-Bali flight to divert to Chennai
- November 07, 2017

Sources said the woman turned unruly after she scanned her sleeping husband's phone only to discover that he was having an affair. The situation then got "out of hand" and the pilot made the decision to divert to Chennai , India. The woman turned unruly after she got to know about the infidelity of her husband. Sources said that since they did not have Indian visas, they were kept at a detention centre. (more...)
Trump administration to end TPS for Nicaraguans. No decision on Haitians, Salvadorans Trump administration to end TPS for Nicaraguans. No decision on Haitians, Salvadorans
- November 07, 2017

The Trump administration has argued the program should be temporary, as the name suggests. TPS was granted to some Nicaraguans in 1999, after Hurricane Mitch devastated the Central American country the year before. Some 263,000 people from El Salvador are protected by TPS, as are about 59,000 Haitians. "If the administration ends TPS for Haiti, it will indicate an ideological agenda, intentionally ignoring the clear facts on the ground and violating the national security interests of both ... (more...)
The Queen's Offshore Investments Spark Controversy in Britain The Queen's Offshore Investments Spark Controversy in Britain
- November 07, 2017

While the Queen pays tax on any income she receives from the Duchy of Lancaster, any funds the Duchy owns that are listed in tax free havens may be able to escape paying tax, thereby boosting their income. Anti-monarchy groups said the revelations showed the Queen must be open and transparent about her investments and the tax she pays on them. The duchy claimed that it was unaware of its £3,000 stake in BrightHouse, which was purchased 12 years ago, while large sums were also invested ... (more...)
Pentagon: Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal Pentagon: Invasion Only Way to Destroy North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal
- November 07, 2017

Tempers are flaring on both sides as Trump threatens to "totally destroy" North Korea, while Pyongyang seethes against the "surprise nuclear strike drill", accusing "gangster-like USA imperialists" of seeking to ignite a nuclear war. "The president needs to stop making provocative statements that hinder diplomatic options and put American troops further at risk", the lawmakers said. (more...)
Emergency crews rush to Sydney school after vehicle crashes into classroom Emergency crews rush to Sydney school after vehicle crashes into classroom
- November 07, 2017

Of the 24 pupils inside the classroom at the time, 18 were assessed for injuries at the scene and five were taken to Westmead Children's Hospital, two in a critical condition. A crime scene has been set up and police from the Bankstown Local Area Command are at the scene. Emergency services at Banksia Road primary school, Greenacre. (more...)
UVA field hockey selected as NCAA Tournament host UVA field hockey selected as NCAA Tournament host
- November 07, 2017

We've shown all year that we're a competitive team. We want to play the best in the country and they are definitely one of them. I think a lot of the unknowns are out of it for our kids since we have gone down there and have competed against them. (more...)
President Trump presses Japanese automakers to build more cars in US President Trump presses Japanese automakers to build more cars in US
- November 07, 2017

The Foreign Ministry put 18 North Korean individuals on its blacklist subject to the unilateral sanctions, which will freeze their property within South Korean jurisdiction and ban their transactions with South Korean banks. GDP and create thousands of jobs each year. A spokesman for the South Korean President's office urged citizens to warmly welcome Trump, though a handful of protests have been organized ahead of the visit. (more...)
Tied Lawyer Offers New Account of Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr Tied Lawyer Offers New Account of Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr
- November 07, 2017

But in a two-and-a-half-hour long interview with Bloomberg in Moscow, Veselnitskaya offered a much more damning account of the meeting, in which she says Don Jr. The eldest Trump son eagerly accepted an invitation to the meeting, which was billed as an opportunity to receive Russian government "dirt" on Clinton. (more...)
More than 5600 voted early in this year's election More than 5600 voted early in this year's election
- November 07, 2017

Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. "That's up from 270 in the last Gubernatorial election (in 2013), but way below last year's Presidential election". Voters may also call 713.755.6965 for election information. As long as those ballots are postmarked by Election Day they still will be counted, even if they arrive at the county clerk's office after the fact. (more...)
Paradise Papers: Apple's secret tax bolthole revealed Paradise Papers: Apple's secret tax bolthole revealed
- November 07, 2017

Nike triumphed over the Internal Revenue Service in a fight over back taxes a year ago; a similar dispute between the IRS and Facebook is continuing. Congressional Republicans are also seeking to impose a 10 percent tax on some of the profits that USA businesses say are earned offshore - half the rate they are proposing for profits in the United States. (more...)
Did Don Jr. Just Sink His Dad's Russia Defense? Did Don Jr. Just Sink His Dad's Russia Defense?
- November 07, 2017

Veselnitskaya also told Bloomberg that she would be happy to travel to the U.S.to be interviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, but only if her answers are made public-a condition the Senate hasn't agreed to yet. This law, which Veselnitskaya has been campaigning against, targets Russian officials in retaliation for the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a tax accountant who worked for US -born fund manager William Browder. (more...)
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone dismiss break-up rumours with an 'uff'. Read details Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone dismiss break-up rumours with an 'uff'. Read details
- November 07, 2017

The illustrious guest-list included Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan, alleged boyfriend and co-star Ranveer Singh , Manish Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonakshi Sinha and Kriti Sanon to name a few. Stars who work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali know that he controls the publicity and the actors have no hand in it at all. Adding fuel to the controversy surrounding the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bollywood movie Padmavati , Union Minister Giriraj Singh on ... (more...)
Blake Lively looks unrecognisable filming in Dublin Blake Lively looks unrecognisable filming in Dublin
- November 07, 2017

Costume asides, even her makeup was styled to suit her understated look in the thriller. Lively is playing the role of Stephanie Patrick , who is reportedly in a downward spiral after her family is killed in a plane crash, a fate she narrowly escaped herself. (more...)
Man found guilty of murdering his adopted toddler Man found guilty of murdering his adopted toddler
- November 06, 2017

A post mortem examination found Elsie suffered bleeding behind both eyes as well as rib fractures, and a skull fracture which the pathologist said was 'as the result of an impact to the head'. Prosecutor Paul Lewis told the jury that Scully-Hicks lost his temper with Elsie and caused her "catastrophic injuries". In a statement following the verdict, the NSPCC said it was a "sad reality that cases if abuse and neglect take place every day" and that in the case of Elsie, she "should have been ... (more...)
Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad Pakistan summons Afghan diplomat, condemns killing of its diplomatic staff in Jalalabad
- November 06, 2017

The minister said Pakistan has also reached out to other regional countries and regional fora like SAARC in its efforts for peace in Afghanistan. Militants are now launching attacks on both Pakistani and Afghan soil. He added Taliban will have to be pressurised until they agree on holding talks and until they let minorities live under safety. Kugelman said the relationship between the USA and Pakistan was going through a tough phase, but the former would need the latter till U.S. (more...)
FSU suspends all fraternities, sororities following death of a pledge FSU suspends all fraternities, sororities following death of a pledge
- November 06, 2017

Florida State University President John Thrasher says the move is meant to send a message to Greek organizations. "There must be a new culture, and our students must be full participants in creating it", Thrasher said in a statement. "They will have to participate in the solution". First responders found a pledge to Florida State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity dead the morning after an off-campus party this week. (more...)
United Kingdom minister scolded for meeting Netanyahu while on 'holiday' in Israel United Kingdom minister scolded for meeting Netanyahu while on 'holiday' in Israel
- November 06, 2017

Ms Patel backtracked over an earlier claim that Boris Johnson , the Foreign Secretary, knew about the meetings in advance, confirming that was not the case. Opposition parties had called for Patel to resign if it emerges that she breached the ministerial code of conduct. The senior Conservative MP's meeting with the Israeli PM including discussions on her "family background" and "her experience growing up in an area of the United Kingdom with a thriving Jewish community". (more...)
Negotiations continue in Ontario college strike Negotiations continue in Ontario college strike
- November 06, 2017

The council has asked the Ontario Labour Relations Board to schedule a vote on the colleges' latest offer. "This will allow faculty and students to return to class, while the vote is being organized". Colleges have only used the tactic once before, to try and avoid a labour disruption in 2001. If the majority of faculty accept the offer, then the strike will end. (more...)
84% of Americans say Trump willing to use military force against NK 84% of Americans say Trump willing to use military force against NK
- November 06, 2017

The visit would see the president discuss the escalating nuclear threat from Pyongyang as part of global dialogue between him and the respective world leaders. The Pentagon said that calculating "best- or worst-case casualty scenarios" was challenging and would depend on the "nature, intensity and duration" of a North Korean attack; how much warning civilians would have to get to the thousands of shelters in South Korea; and the ability of US and South Korean forces to respond to North Korean ... (more...)

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