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Congress to keep struggling for 18% GST cap: Rahul Congress to keep struggling for 18% GST cap: Rahul
- November 11, 2017

There was, however, no comment from Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi after the decisions were announced and his tweet from earlier in the day maintained GST is a "Gabbar Singh Tax". Accusing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and the government of "paying lip service and creating havoc", Surjewala said the Congress was determined to make the tax regime "flawless". (more...)
Saudi-led strikes target defense ministry in Yemeni capital Saudi-led strikes target defense ministry in Yemeni capital
- November 11, 2017

The Saudi news agency said after the attack that an examination of the debris from the missile "confirmed the role of Iran's regime in manufacturing these missiles" as well as the transfer of them to the Houthi rebels in Yemen. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Abdullah al-Mouallimi, told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday that a committee tasked with following up on UN decisions was now investigating the Iranian ballistic missiles in the framework of updating violations against UN ... (more...)
Fox's Rupert Murdoch Discussed CNN with AT&T's CEO in Phone Calls Fox's Rupert Murdoch Discussed CNN with AT&T's CEO in Phone Calls
- November 11, 2017

But sources said talks between the government and AT&T are ongoing in the hopes that an agreement can be reached. The White House has said that Trump "did not speak with the attorney general about this matter" and that "no White House official was authorized to speak with the Department of Justice on this matter". (more...)
Watch suspect offer doughnuts to bystanders during Houston robbery Watch suspect offer doughnuts to bystanders during Houston robbery
- November 11, 2017

Law enforcement over in our I-10 sibling Houston is looking for three suspects who robbed a Shipley Do-Nut shop last month. One of the suspects, holding a handgun, immediately jumps on the counter and demands money from the registers. All three of the suspects fled the store on foot. Three men are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon on October 16. Call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS if you have any information. (more...)
Edwin Cardona apologises amid racism storm in South Korea Edwin Cardona apologises amid racism storm in South Korea
- November 11, 2017

South Korea striker Son Heung Min kept up his red-hot form with a double yesterday as the Taeguk Warriors defeated Colombia 2-1 in a friendly. The incident occurred in the 63rd minute when tempers flared between the two teams following a clash involving James Rodriguez and Kim Jin-su, with Cardona appearing to mock a group of Korean players by pulling the skin back to narrow his eyes as officials attempted to calm the situation. (more...)
Four Teens Charged in Kidnapping Plot Four Teens Charged in Kidnapping Plot
- November 11, 2017

Instead, the girl called her father, drove around the barrels and went straight home. They even put barrels on the road leading to the family's home, police said, hoping to obstruct the teenage girl's path to the house so she would get out of the auto. (more...)
Dunlap sues Trump voter fraud panel for access to blocked messages Dunlap sues Trump voter fraud panel for access to blocked messages
- November 11, 2017

The lawsuit says President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Kobach have attempted to create a "veneer of legitimacy" by making the panel bipartisan. Dunlap has said he joined the commission with an open mind and will act as a whistleblower if it engages in partisan shenanigans, but he has become much more critical of the body's approach over the past month, saying many of his colleagues appear to define "voter fraud" to include legitimate voting by people they don't want to see vote, such ... (more...)
Larson Dairy responds to abuse allegations Larson Dairy responds to abuse allegations
- November 11, 2017

The edited, five-minute-long video shows several workers beating and kicking the cows. According to ARM, footage of the abuse was captured by an investigator that gained employment at the farm, and over a three-week period, they "documented the extensive and widespread abuse". (more...)
Air traffic controller arrested for weapon of mass destruction possession Air traffic controller arrested for weapon of mass destruction possession
- November 11, 2017

Dandan is being held on a $45,000 secured bond . Fells was arrested while working at the airport after authorities found the pipe bomb as well as other weapons inside his home. The station describes the explosive as being a pipe bomb. Investigators allege that Fells changed his mind and gave away the bomb to Dandan. Paul Dandan was charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction on November 11, in Charlotte, N.C. (more...)
Chidambaram on GST rates cuts: Congress, I are vindicated Chidambaram on GST rates cuts: Congress, I are vindicated
- November 11, 2017

Your elections did what Parliament and common sense could not do", he said, adding that the government had finally recognised the merit of capping GST at 18%. GST on restaurants was also brought down to 5 per cent from the earlier 12 and 18 per cent . The all-powerful Council pruned the list of items attracting the top 28 per cent tax rate to just 50 from 227 previously. (more...)
Honor veterans each and every day Honor veterans each and every day
- November 11, 2017

In broader measures, all Americans should use today's holiday to recommit themselves to duty, honor and country by working to reward this nation's military heroes with the dignity, security and assistance they so richly deserve. We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty, though it never was. (more...)
US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North Korea US, South Korea start drills in show of force against North Korea
- November 11, 2017

Three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and 11 Aegis ships from the U.S. Navy, as well as seven warships - including two Aegis destroyers - will be mobilized in the drills staged in the Korean Theater of Operations (KTO). It is the first such triple-carrier drill in the region for a decade. The 100,000-ton USA carriers carry a combined force of around 200 aircraft including F-18 strike fighters. (more...)
Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home Family of 4 found dead in Mapleton home
- November 11, 2017

Police said they "observed things that caused them concern" went into the home through a window. A neighbor called law enforcement on Thursday, reporting that he had not seen his neighbors in days, and that during that time their lights had remained off and their vehicle unmoved, police said. (more...)
Honor our veterans today and every day Honor our veterans today and every day
- November 11, 2017

He said America's "long history is witness to countless sacrifices by its citizens", adding that "many have suffered harm in multiple ways, physically and mentally, and many have lost their lives". This was followed by Operation Enduring Freedom comprising several subordinate operations including America's War on Terrorism being fought principally in Afghanistan. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) now has a weekly volatility of 1.11%
- November 11, 2017

The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 170.08 Million. The stock decreased 1.30% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $34.05. Creative Planning has invested 0% in Retrophin Inc (NASDAQ:RTRX). 179 are held by First Personal Svcs. Hutchin Hill Limited Partnership holds 0.34% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc . (more...)
Police chase in Oklahoma Police chase in Oklahoma
- November 11, 2017

For almost three hours, police chased 25 year-old Brenton Hager, who went on Facebook Live during the part of the pursuit. He then drove into a field and is slowly avoiding officers. Officers threw stop sticks out during one point of the chase, but the suspect drove around them. At about 1 p.m. the suspect drove into a pond and got out of the vehicle, leading police on a small foot chase. (more...)
Interlocutor meets stakeholders in Jammu, Governor asks him to sustain dialogue Interlocutor meets stakeholders in Jammu, Governor asks him to sustain dialogue
- November 11, 2017

The delegation of the BAJ, led by its president B S Slathia, alleged that refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh were being funded by some Kashmir-centric terror organisations and their influx of refugees had led to demographic changes in the region. (more...)
3-year-old dies from eating a grilled cheese 3-year-old dies from eating a grilled cheese
- November 11, 2017

Silvera said the boy's mother had previously told the school their son had a severe allergy to dairy and had provided medications and paperwork. The New York City Health Department said in a statement that it had temporarily closed the school, the Center for Family Services, which is a part of the city's universal pre-K program. (more...)
Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex With 2 Students Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex With 2 Students
- November 10, 2017

Marx, who was teaching as a substitute in the district for two years, was booked into jail on two counts of sexual assault. Marx was charged with two counts of sexual battery for having sex with a 16-year-old male student on September 21, the police affidavit said . (more...)
Himachal Polls: 74pc voter turnout, likely to go up, says EC Himachal Polls: 74pc voter turnout, likely to go up, says EC
- November 10, 2017

The Election Commission officials have said that it is highly likely that the final count could cross the 75% mark. The developed and highly literate district of Hamirpur recorded the lowest voter turnout at 70.19 per cent. They felt confident of "Modi wave" succeeding the same way in Himacahal Pradesh elections as it worked in many state elections after Narendra Modi took over as the prime minister of the country. (more...)
Hyderabad: Ahead of Ivanka Trump's visit, police bans begging on streets Hyderabad: Ahead of Ivanka Trump's visit, police bans begging on streets
- November 10, 2017

Their acts are risky to the safety of vehicular traffic and public in general, the police say to justify their move. Trump is set to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit from November 28 to 30 that will take place in Hitec City. Several professional beggars had moved out of the city fearing arrest and the police were now targeting "poor-looking" people and sending them to the ashram, the publication cited a senior officer in the Prisons Department as saying. (more...)
Melania Upstaged By Korean Pop Star During Teen Meet And Greet Melania Upstaged By Korean Pop Star During Teen Meet And Greet
- November 10, 2017

South Korea countered that Japan is inappropriately meddling in the way Seoul accommodates its most important guests. The two women also met dozens of children who were invited to the Blue House and placed on their necks scarves in red, white and blue, the colors of the South Korean and US flags. (more...)
British Surfer Andrew Cotton Suffers From Huge Wipe-Out From Monster Wave British Surfer Andrew Cotton Suffers From Huge Wipe-Out From Monster Wave
- November 10, 2017

The surfer races along as he tries to outrun it as it closes in on him. "I know that all he will be thinking about is when he can get back in the water". "Thank you to all the lifeguards and crew on the beach who helped stabilise me and do a great spinal recovery", he continued. He said: 'I've been really lucky. (more...)
Duterte claims he stabbed a person to death Duterte claims he stabbed a person to death
- November 10, 2017

Addressing the local Filipino community, Duterte said he was not afraid to go to jail, referencing the killing to drive home his point. "One fight there, another here - at the age of 16, I killed someone". "You want to ask a question, I'll give you an answer", he said. Will President Trump meet face-to-face with a killer while in Asia? "But we should call all", Duterte said in a press conference in Vietnam. (more...)
Salvation Army kicks off holiday season Salvation Army kicks off holiday season
- November 10, 2017

To mark the first day of bell ringing, the Salvation Army will hold a kettle kickoff at noon at the Publix on Roosevelt Square. "We help children and families who can not afford to have a Christmas", said Captain Chris Bryant with the Salvation Army. (more...)

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