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Weather warning for ice across Northern Ireland Weather warning for ice across Northern Ireland
- November 24, 2017

It warned that Northern Ireland could expect icy patches and possibly snow on higher areas of ground. The weather forecaster is predicting temperatures will drop to -4C in places tonight. The icy patches are expected to form underfoot between 6pm this evening, and 10am tomorrow morning, with slippery walking conditions causing difficulty for pedestrians and cyclists. (more...)
UAB vs. Iowa - 11/22/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction UAB vs. Iowa - 11/22/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- November 24, 2017

The Hawkeyes improve to 4-2 on the season after going 1-2 in the Cayman Islands. The Cowboys made four technical free throws after Ragin' Cajun coach Bob Marlin was ejected to push the lead back to 13 points at 58-45. "He ran the offense well". "Anytime a guy makes six threes, that's what you sort of focus on". "That was a point of emphasis, and I'm thrilled to see that it went down that way". (more...)
AIG Headquarters Ashraf Noor martyred in Peshawar blast AIG Headquarters Ashraf Noor martyred in Peshawar blast
- November 24, 2017

Having become the prime target of terrorists, the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) personnel continue to tender sacrifices as one more suicide attack took the lives of Additional Inspector General (AIG) Headquarters Muhammad Ashraf Noor along with two other people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Capital on Friday morning. (more...)
Sheena Bora Murder Case: Indrani Mukherjea playing the victim: Peter Sheena Bora Murder Case: Indrani Mukherjea playing the victim: Peter
- November 24, 2017

On November 15, Indrani Mukerjea filed an application demanding that Peter Mukerjea's call data records (CDR) be disclosed, and also alleged that he may have played a role in Sheena Bora's disappearance and framed up Indrani. Rai also told the court how the three of them executed the plot. Earlier in May, a first information report (FIR) was lodged against Mr Chidambaram's son Karti, Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, unknown officers of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) unit of ... (more...)
Actor Prakash Raj issues legal notice to BJP MP Pratap Simha Actor Prakash Raj issues legal notice to BJP MP Pratap Simha
- November 24, 2017

The actor had earlier called Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a bigger actor than himself and had condemned his silence over journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh's murder. This, according to Raj, made his personal life very disturbing. If an unconditional apology is not tendered by the MP, "my client will be constrained to initiate appropriate proceedings, both civil and criminal, including claiming monetary damages, which is in the process of contemplation", the legal notice issued by ... (more...)
Eight men, claiming to be North Korean, have washed up in Japan Eight men, claiming to be North Korean, have washed up in Japan
- November 24, 2017

The men were able to walk without assistance, said the state tv channel NHK. "The eight individuals were said to have gone to North Korea for fishing but have drifted due to mechanical problems", said Hachiro Okonogi, president of the national Commission of public safety. (more...)
UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead UP: Vasco Da Gama train derails, 3 dead
- November 24, 2017

Trains are the lifeline of travellers in India and such mishaps make our hearts sink. Anand Kumar said the derailment occurred due to a fracture in the railway tracks. He also announced ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the kin of the deceased, Rs one lakh for the grievously injured and Rs 50 ,000 to those who have sustained minor injuries. (more...)
Winter Session of Parliament slated for Dec 15 to Jan 5 Winter Session of Parliament slated for Dec 15 to Jan 5
- November 24, 2017

In a 2-page memorandum submitted on Tuesday, its leaders pointed out that lame excuses are stated by the government to delay the winter session of Parliament in view of the ensuing Gujarat Assembly elections . Numbers of important bills are expected to be discussed in the upcoming Parliament session. The Congress, which has described the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a hasty step, is expected to come out hard at the BJP government over the issue. (more...)
Woman indicted for sending mail bomb to Texas Governor Woman indicted for sending mail bomb to Texas Governor
- November 24, 2017

The package sent to Abbott contained a hobby fuse and a small plastic salad dressing cap filled with a similar type of "lead shot" found in shotgun shells, court documents revealed. Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages past year that were created to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed. (more...)
Facebook to let users know if they followed Russian pages Facebook to let users know if they followed Russian pages
- November 24, 2017

As a result, Facebook is now planning to release a tool through which users can find out if they personally were influenced by Russian "fake news" during the campaign. A Facebook spokesman said it is too hard to reach all affected users, in part because it can't reliably identify who came across the content. "We look forward to additional steps by the companies to improve transparency with respect to Russian abuse of their platforms and urge them to furnish a joint report on how Russia used ... (more...)
Men stranded near crocodiles for 5 days Men stranded near crocodiles for 5 days
- November 24, 2017

On Monday, when the men failed to return from their weekend trip, authorities began a land and air search. "We were surrounded by crocodiles last night ... Mr Bryce-Maurice said they did their best to keep each other's spirits high and reassure themselves by saying "only one more day, they'll find us tomorrow". (more...)
Texas state trooper fatally shot Texas state trooper fatally shot
- November 24, 2017

Authorities have identified the suspect as Darbrett Black, a black man who is 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weighs 175 lbs. The Texas state trooper was shot and killed in Freestone County, Texas . According to WFAA-TV, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement that he is saddened to hear of the trooper's death. Now authorities are still searching for the suspect. (more...)
Indian PM promises to help Sri Lanka's digital leap Indian PM promises to help Sri Lanka's digital leap
- November 24, 2017

Prime Minister's Office in Colombo says that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to extend India's fullest cooperation to Sri Lanka's digital innovation programme. The Congress delegation, which met Mr Wickremesinghe this afternoon, also comprised former prime minister Manmohan Singh , party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Deputy leader of the Congress in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma . (more...)
Australian ambulance crew makes wish come true Australian ambulance crew makes wish come true
- November 24, 2017

Since being uploaded early this morning the post has been liked by 36,000 people and shared more than 11,000 times, with many users congratulating the ambulance crew on trying to bring happiness to a dying patient. "So lovely gave me goosebumps x it's unbelievable what a random act of kindness does x well done to these and other ambos doing awesome things everyday", one Facebook user wrote. (more...)
Old Sacramento kicks off holiday season with Christmas tree lighting Old Sacramento kicks off holiday season with Christmas tree lighting
- November 24, 2017

Christmas trees and decorations are now on sale at Big W so you can get the entire set up for just under $100 and it's gorgeous. November 30 A children's candlelight parade will kick off the 36th annual downtown Davis holiday celebration where guests can meet Santa and Mrs. (more...)
Shares Of Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) bought By POLK MICHAEL B
- November 24, 2017

Allstate has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE: NWL ). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS grew its stake in Newell Brands by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Newell Brands's payout ratio is presently 35.52%. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.49, for a total value of $280,978.97. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 616,296 shares of the company's stock, valued at $17,391,873.12. (more...)
Latest Budget Gives The NHS £350m To Last The Winter Latest Budget Gives The NHS £350m To Last The Winter
- November 24, 2017

For the past 7 years, NHS staff have only a 1% pay rise in line with the public sector pay cap. After hailing record cancer survival rates and improved satisfaction levels, the chancellor admitted the NHS was "under pressure". But think tanks suggested the immediate cash injection, aimed at averting an NHS crisis this winter, may do little to help it withstand growing pressures. (more...)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance
- November 24, 2017

Hudock Cap Gru Llc owns 115 shares. Buys DowDuPont Inc, Norwegian Cruise Line ..." with publication date: "November 07, 2017. The stock declined 0.34% or $0.19 reaching $55.29 on the news. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG upped their price objective on Royal Caribbean Cruises from $114.00 to $118.00 and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Insider Sells $199844.01 in Stock
- November 24, 2017

Kistler-Tiffany Companies Llc sold 9,056 shares as Pnc Finl Svcs Group Inc (PNC)'s stock declined 6.38%. In related news, insider Helga Houston sold 14,513 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. (more...)
Flynn's lawyers split from Trump, signaling possible cooperation with Mueller -NY Times Flynn's lawyers split from Trump, signaling possible cooperation with Mueller -NY Times
- November 24, 2017

If this development is true, this could mean that Flynn is cooperating, or wants to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Robert Kelner, an attorney representing Flynn, reportedly made the offer to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the intelligence committees in both the House and Senate in order to avoid what he called "unfair prosecution". (more...)
PM Netanyahu Distances Himself From DFM Hotevely's Comments About US Jews PM Netanyahu Distances Himself From DFM Hotevely's Comments About US Jews
- November 24, 2017

Appearing Wednesday on i24, an Israel-based English-language news channel, Hotovely addressed rising tensions between Israel and US Jewry, including over restrictions on non-Orthodox prayer at the Western Wall and over the Israeli government's policies on the Palestinians. (more...)
Corbyn critic Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour over sexual harassment claims Corbyn critic Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour over sexual harassment claims
- November 24, 2017

An investigation was launched into the Bury South MP last week after a complaint was made about his behaviour. Lewis, 50, has been the MP for Bury South since 1997, and was a minister under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. It is not clear whether it is the 2010 allegation which has resulted in the party's decision to suspend Lewis. He has stepped down from a role working with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to tackle homelessness. (more...)
PDEA destroys P11.6-M worth of illegal drugs in Davao del Norte PDEA destroys P11.6-M worth of illegal drugs in Davao del Norte
- November 24, 2017

PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino led the activity, giving pride and honor to the agency saying, "We want the public to witness the destruction of risky drugs seized by drug enforcement officers to allay public apprehensions that these illegal drugs and illicit substances are being reused, recycled or sold back in the streets". (more...)
Hundreds gather in Midland for annual Turkey Trot on the Tridge Hundreds gather in Midland for annual Turkey Trot on the Tridge
- November 24, 2017

Over 1,300 experienced runners and amateur athletes hit Daffin Park early Thursday morning for a fun and quick 4 Mile Run-Walk, a Kids K and Diaper Dash, all starting at 8 a.m. Several thousand people will run about 5 miles in the chilly weather for the biggest fundraiser annual for the YMCA Buffalo Niagara - and all of the proceeds go towards funding YMCA programs for those in needs. (more...)
US Navy aircraft carrying 11 people crashes into sea off Japan US Navy aircraft carrying 11 people crashes into sea off Japan
- November 24, 2017

The Ronald Reagan was leading the search and rescue efforts, which included three US destroyers as well as helicopters and surveillance aircraft. The plane crashed just before 3 p.m., according to the Navy's 7th fleet. The U.S. Navy says the aircraft was carrying 11 crew and passengers. The Navy's Japan-based 7th Fleet has had two fatal accidents in Asian waters this year, leaving 17 sailors dead and prompting the removal of eight top Navy officers from their posts, including the 7th Fleet ... (more...)

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