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Lin-Manuel Miranda Returning To 'Hamilton' Musical For Puerto Rico Shows Lin-Manuel Miranda Returning To 'Hamilton' Musical For Puerto Rico Shows
- November 08, 2017

Mitchell said students have already begun enrolling in public schools- 56 students who fled Puerto Rico are now attending. Miranda also is scheduled to meet with students on Wednesday at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras. territory in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Organizers said in a statement that a "large proportion" of seats for every performance of " Hamilton " in Puerto Rico will be available via a lottery system for $10 each. (more...)
Queen invested millions in offshore tax havens, Paradise Papers show Queen invested millions in offshore tax havens, Paradise Papers show
- November 08, 2017

The Ausra shopping center is located in the town of Utena, some 62 miles north of Lithuania's capital, Vilnius. The leak, which has seen millions of documents released, has revealed how the powerful and wealthy have secretly invested vast sums in offshore tax havens. (more...)
U.S. tightens Cuba travel rules
- November 08, 2017

Administration officials said that the new regulations, which go into effect Thursday, would not effect travel arrangements already made or contracts already signed, which are to be grandfathered under existing law. The Trump administration's new restrictions largely bring the USA back in line with policy before Obama opened relations with the Caribbean nation. (more...)
Slain Abbotsford officer identified as John Davidson Slain Abbotsford officer identified as John Davidson
- November 08, 2017

The Arfmann family released a statement to CTV News on Tuesday evening saying... The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has been deployed and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is assuming the investigation. He is survived by his wife and three adult children. "John died doing what we asked him to do", said Rich, speaking in front of the Abbotsford police headquarters where a wall of flowers, candles and stuffed animals had grown outside the front entrance. (more...)
Mauritania condemns missile attack on Saudi airport Mauritania condemns missile attack on Saudi airport
- November 08, 2017

Federica Mogherini, Europe's top diplomat, on Tuesday called for calm, warning that the mounting tension was "extremely dangerous". "But allow me to bring a little bit of wisdom as the European voice in a world that seems to go completely insane here: It's unsafe". (more...)
Dad, step-mom charged after malnourished six-year-old dies
- November 08, 2017

The victim's 7-year-old brother also was deprived of food as punishment, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports . The charging reports affirm that, beginning in December 2015, Michael and Georgena "purposely and purposefully caused [the 6-year-old] to wind up plainly greatly malnourished, leaving the said 6-year-old kid ... (more...)
Parliamentary leaders meet to consult over bill seeking delimitation of constituencies Parliamentary leaders meet to consult over bill seeking delimitation of constituencies
- November 08, 2017

The parliamentary committee meeting met with Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair here at Parliament House to sort out the issue of delimitation of constituencies but failed to reach any conclusion in this regard. The government on Nov 6 discontinued the session and the decision was reviled by the Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah during a media talk. The PTI has not yet elucidated its objection to the amendment law, party leaders have been demanding to address ... (more...)
Boyfriend of Reporter Killed On Air Wins Virginia House Seat Boyfriend of Reporter Killed On Air Wins Virginia House Seat
- November 08, 2017

Last night, he stepped out of the shadow of that terrible morning, beating an NRA-backed candidate for a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates. Encouraged in part by Parker's parents, Hurst, who grew up in Chester County and spent countless hours in the Conestoga High School TV studio before going to work in Roanoke when he was 21, decided in February to run for office in the wake of the shooting. (more...)
Telltale Games restructures, cuts 90 staff
- November 08, 2017

The move, according to a press release from Telltale Games , is to focus the company on producing fewer titles but increasing the quality of them. Still, the 90 employees that suddenly don't have jobs don't care too much about that, and it's just another indication that something is really not right in the land of game development. (more...)
Veterans Day parade/program set for this Saturday Veterans Day parade/program set for this Saturday
- November 08, 2017

On Friday, November, the NYSE Closing Bell will commemorate Veterans Day. Attendees can assemble at 10:30 a.m.at the Veterans Memorial Park in the Hallowell Cemetery for an 11 a.m. President Student Veterans Organization, Joshua Conklin, will read the POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony for those US service members who were never accounted for during the war. (more...)
Rajan for Rajya Sabha?
- November 08, 2017

As per reports, AAP has planned not to send its core leaders to Rajya Sabha. The term of the newly appointed Rajya Sabha members will begin in January 2018. His name was discussed at a party meeting which included AAP chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Then why did the party spring a surprise, that too on a day when the public and the political class were hotly debating the pros and cons of note ban one year after Modi shocked the country? Kumar Vishwas has little support ... (more...)
Germany's Top Court Recognizes 'Intersex' Gender In Birth Registry
- November 08, 2017

The court has given the German parliament until 31 December 2018 to introduce legislation providing for a third option to be recorded. Intersex is a broad term encompassing people who have sex traits, such as genitals or chromosomes, that do not entirely fit with a typical binary notion of male and female. (more...)
Video evidence surfaces in Sherri Papini case Video evidence surfaces in Sherri Papini case
- November 08, 2017

The video was taken about 4:15 a.m. almost a year ago, showing Papini running near the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Woodland, California, and then out of view, authorities told the Times. She also claimed one of the women had long curly hair, thin eyebrows and pierced ears. "When she was being processed at the hospital ... no evidence of a cut was seen in the photographs", Jackson told the Record Searchlight newspaper in Redding last month. (more...)
Oh, Canada: Mounties arrest 5 naked people after vehicle crash Oh, Canada: Mounties arrest 5 naked people after vehicle crash
- November 08, 2017

While the vehicle was being driven, the adult male, who was in the trunk, managed to escape. A short time later, the woman and baby managed to get out of the vehicle. Officials said the three people who were abducted, including the infant, were not injured. The investigation continued but officials believed drugs or alcohol might have been a factor. (more...)
Putin ready for meeting with Trump - Russian FM Putin ready for meeting with Trump - Russian FM
- November 08, 2017

President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7. Last week, Trump said a meeting with Putin in Vietnam may happen. Putin and Trump first met at a G20 summit in Hamburg in July when they discussed allegations of Russian meddling in the US election a year ago but agreed to focus on better ties rather than litigating the past. (more...)
Zanu PF Expels Mnangagwa Allies As Grace Mugabe Eyes Zimbabwe VP Post Zanu PF Expels Mnangagwa Allies As Grace Mugabe Eyes Zimbabwe VP Post
- November 08, 2017

According to the state-controlled media, Masvingo and Manicaland provinces on Monday resolved that Mrs. Mugabe should be the next vice president, a move widely regarded as part of Mr. "I don't think the army guys will take it lying down", Annie Chikwanha, a Zimbabwean professor of political science at the University of Johannesburg, said Wednesday. (more...)
Georgia Teacher Threatens Student For Talking Back Georgia Teacher Threatens Student For Talking Back
- November 08, 2017

I bet, by the time you're 21, somebody is going to put a bullet in your head. OK? April Carr says her son is the one who recorded the video. She said that before Hagan blew up on students, her son and some other students were laughing while the teacher wrote an equation on the board. (more...)
In a first, New Jersey town elects Sikh as Mayor In a first, New Jersey town elects Sikh as Mayor
- November 08, 2017

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, who became acting mayor after Peter Cammarano's resignation July 31, 2009 following his arrest on corruption charges, decided not to run for re-election in June. DeFusco, in an interview on November 7, said that Bhalla's narrow margin of victory means he would have to govern by consensus. Hoboken City Councilman Michael DeFusco was out at the Hoboken PATH station Monday night, trying to win a few last minute votes after his campaign for mayor seemed to get slammed by ... (more...)
Phil Murphy holds big lead but Kim Guadagno gaining traction Phil Murphy holds big lead but Kim Guadagno gaining traction
- November 08, 2017

Even in attacking the Trump administration on Tuesday, Murphy later promised to work with the White House where he found common ground. "He is the kind of candidate that the Teamsters need to stand up to special interests and corporations that are determined to undermine and weaken workers' rights in our state". (more...)
U.S. urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack U.S. urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack
- November 08, 2017

Recent chaos in Saudi Arabia has included a roundup of prominent royals, businessmen, and officials; the arrest of a major global tycoon; a missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh; the Lebanese prime minister resigning after returning from the Saudi capital; and a major prince and potential opponent regime opponent mysteriously dying in a helicopter crash. (more...)
Individual mandate could be on Trump's chopping block Individual mandate could be on Trump's chopping block
- November 08, 2017

Meanwhile, social conservatives and pro-life groups have their own grievances with the GOP's tax reform effort because it stands to cut the adoption tax credit, which offers a tax refund to adopting parents. Walker said "a lot of" GOP lawmakers advocated for repealing the mandate during a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday. The committee is now marking up the tax reform bill and is expected to conclude on Thursday. (more...)
Study shows sheep recognise human faces Study shows sheep recognise human faces
- November 08, 2017

The results show that the animals' face-recognition abilities are similar to those of monkeys, apes - and humans. Researchers trained eight sheep to recognise the faces of four celebrities - Fiona Bruce, Jake Gyllenhaal, Barak Obama and Emma Watson - from photographic portraits displayed on computer screens. (more...)
Demonetisation has wiped out confidence in our economy: Rahul Demonetisation has wiped out confidence in our economy: Rahul
- November 08, 2017

Congress and other Opposition parties have made a decision to observe November 8, the date when Prime Minister Narendra Modi past year announced demonetisation , as "Black Day". Suggesting that India is in a crucial phase of growth, which needs to be supported by large-scale job creation, Mr Gandhi stated "official figures" which suggest that "China now creates on average 50,000 jobs every single day; India under Mr Modi manages only 500". (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to add 3000 additional troops in Afghanistan North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to add 3000 additional troops in Afghanistan
- November 08, 2017

US Army Gen John Nicholson, the commander of the Resolute Support mission and of American forces in Afghanistan , called for more troops in February, saying that a few thousand more troops would make a difference in weakening the Taliban and other Islamist militants. (more...)
Snap Inc. Announces Plans For A Snapchat Redesign After Disappointing Earnings Report Snap Inc. Announces Plans For A Snapchat Redesign After Disappointing Earnings Report
- November 08, 2017

Its stock closed down 2.8 per cent at $14.83 on Monday, below its initial public offering price of $17. Snap's CEO Evan Spiegel announced Tuesday that the company would be redesigning its app after receiving complaints for years that Snapchat is hard to use, according to a prepared earnings statement. (more...)

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