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United States airstrike kills four Haqqani militants in Pakistan United States airstrike kills four Haqqani militants in Pakistan
- November 30, 2017

Defending the Lahore High Court's release order, Abbasi said charges against Saeed are mere "allegations" and India hasn't been able to give evidence. He said talks are the only way forward to deal with the Taliban crisis. "Pakistan has tried twice, but the talks have been sabotaged". This comes after General John Nicholson, the commander of United States forces in Afghanistan, on Tuesday said the United States troops in the country will receive more air power resources in the near future to ... (more...)
James Spann: Showers in Alabama tomorrow; much colder next week James Spann: Showers in Alabama tomorrow; much colder next week
- November 30, 2017

High temperatures should still warm into the middle 60s with returning south winds. Highs will be in the low 70s, and we will have mostly sunny skies. Extended: Temperatures will vary in the 50s and 60s into this upcoming weekend. Expect dry conditions with highs in the mid and upper 50s. Highs this afternoon are going to be more than 10 degrees cooler compared to yesterday afternoon. (more...)
PM Modi praised his GOVT On GST and Note ban PM Modi praised his GOVT On GST and Note ban
- November 30, 2017

He said that the country saw a "behavioural change" after demonetisation , which helped in converting to a "clean and healthy economy". On GST, Modi said it fixed the weaknesses within the system and ushered in an era of transparency. "We can increase our ease of doing business ranking from 142 to 100 only when we take initiatives for big transformation", he told the gathering. Elaborating on the message of good governance, the NDA was trying to bring irreversible and stable changes in ... (more...)
Bosnian Croat war criminal kills self by consuming poison inside court Bosnian Croat war criminal kills self by consuming poison inside court
- November 30, 2017

Presiding Judge Carmel Agius overturned some of Praljak's convictions, but upheld others and left his sentence unchanged. Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital, according to Croatia's state-run news agency HINA after he drank from a brown bottle at the hearing at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. (more...)
Auburn graduate students protest tax reform bill Auburn graduate students protest tax reform bill
- November 30, 2017

Another provision of the House bill would repeal the tax exemption for education assistance provided by employers, also known as tuition remission. Currently, graduate students do not pay taxes on tuition waivers from universities. Yet recent polls indicate as many Americans believe themselves middle class as before the crisis, and most are satisfied with their jobs and feel they are getting ahead when the data indicate they are not. (more...)
Encounter in Budgam, 2 militants trapped Encounter in Budgam, 2 militants trapped
- November 30, 2017

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Pakherpora area, 45 kms from here, following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official said. Sinar Ahmad, 15, was injured when the army resorted to aerial firing after the mob attack. Meanwhile, mobile internet services have been snapped in Budgam as a precautionary measure . (more...)
Sushma Swaraj grants medical visas to Pakistani ailing nationals amidst Pakistan's rhetoric Sushma Swaraj grants medical visas to Pakistani ailing nationals amidst Pakistan's rhetoric
- November 29, 2017

Muhammad Shafay is only 3 years old". "Maria Danish, I am asking Indian High Commission in Pakistan to issue your visa immediately", Swaraj tweeted. The Minister did not disappoint him and assured him a visa. The news came amidst Islamabad's allegations that India was resorting to "cold blooded politicking" by selectively issuing visas to its citizens. (more...)
Damascus Negotiators Meet UN Envoy At Geneva Peace Talks
- November 29, 2017

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, also made clear in an update to the UN Security Council yesterday, that the opposition delegation has to get their position in line with the reality on the ground. Hariri said the reformulation of the opposition team in Geneva removed any excuse for the government and its chief diplomatic backer, Russia, to circumvent the United Nations talks. (more...)
White House Displays Beautiful Nativity Scene with Baby Jesus White House Displays Beautiful Nativity Scene with Baby Jesus
- November 29, 2017

Trump continued his offensive against the network on Monday, tweeting "We should have a contest as to which of the Networks, plus CNN and not including Fox, is the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me)". (more...)
Philando Castile's Girlfriend Reaches $800K Settlement Philando Castile's Girlfriend Reaches $800K Settlement
- November 29, 2017

Anthony, Minnesota, along with an additional $125,000 from the city of Roseville and the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust as a part of the agreement, officials said Tuesday. One bullet passed within inches of Reynolds' daughter who was in the back seat. Another video from the shooting's aftermath, apparently recorded inside a police auto, showed Reynolds, handcuffed, held inside the vehicle along with her daughter. (more...)
Turkish gold trader to testify for United States in sanctions-evasion trial Turkish gold trader to testify for United States in sanctions-evasion trial
- November 29, 2017

Zarrab retained former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and ex-U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to seek to broker a deal . Prosecutors say Zarrab and Atilla laundered Iranian oil money in violation of USA economic sanctions against Iran in a conspiracy that involved bribes and kickbacks to high-level officials. (more...)
Highs continue to be above average for late November Highs continue to be above average for late November
- November 29, 2017

This weekend looking handsome and mild with highs back in the 50s with mostly sunny skies for both day! THURSDAY: Scattered showers through the morning, with the potential for a few lingering showers in the afternoon. Friday looks dry and pleasant - a partly sunny sky with a high in the mid to upper 60s. MON/TUE: Model solutions diverge as we get into next week, particularly regarding the timing of our next big pattern change. (more...)
Trump Under Fire for Resurfacing 2001 Death of Joe Scarborough Intern Trump Under Fire for Resurfacing 2001 Death of Joe Scarborough Intern
- November 29, 2017

President Trump on Wednesday continued his gleeful attacks on NBC News in the wake of Matt Lauer's firing and called for the network to investigate and "terminate" Joe Scarborough for an "unsolved mystery" that Trump says "took place in Florida years ago". (more...)
The Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Receives GBX 370.83 Average PT from Analysts The Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Receives GBX 370.83 Average PT from Analysts
- November 29, 2017

Finally, Liberum Capital restated a sell rating and set a GBX 157 ($2.09) target price on shares of SIG in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Analysts await Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) to report earnings on January, 22. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, May 11 by Hovde Group. As per Monday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Top PLA ex-Gen kills self under graft cloud Top PLA ex-Gen kills self under graft cloud
- November 29, 2017

Zhang Yang , a member of the Central Military Commission ( CMC ), committed suicide at his home in Beijing on November 23, after authorities launched an investigation into his links to two corrupt former senior military figures, Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou , the CMC said Tuesday. (more...)
Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday
- November 29, 2017

North, northwest wind 8 to 15 miles per hour with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. East wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. North winds 0-5 miles per hour. FRIDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Low: 59. High: 74. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. (more...)
Gillibrand eyes $154B 'Marshall-style' plan for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Gillibrand eyes $154B 'Marshall-style' plan for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
- November 29, 2017

Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands, have left the local government heavily dependent on the federal government, which has become a lifeline that, in many ways, is preventing a collapse of the local government. (more...)
Bare-bottomed Americans arrested over Thai temple photo Bare-bottomed Americans arrested over Thai temple photo
- November 29, 2017

Police on Wednesday confirmed that two American men were arrested and fined 154 dollars each for baring their buttocks at Thai temples. Likewise, Col. "We also have surveillance footage that showed they were at the temples and other eyewitnesses who said they were there", Jarupat said. They are being detained at an immigration centre in Bangkok . (more...)
PM Narendra Modi doesn't want to discuss failed promises: Congress PM Narendra Modi doesn't want to discuss failed promises: Congress
- November 29, 2017

In the past, personal attacks on the Prime Minister have always worked to Modi's benefit, Sonia Gandhi 's "maut ka saudagar" barb during the Gujarat election campaign in 2007 being the best example. The prime minister said he might have sold tea to earn a living, but never sold his nation. "For the Congress, "development" was giving hand pumps. (more...)
McCain on Hillary's book: 'What's the f**king point?' McCain on Hillary's book: 'What's the f**king point?'
- November 29, 2017

McCain, who knows firsthand what it's like to lose a presidential election, told Esquire that "one of the nearly irresistible impulses you have when you lose is to somehow justify why you lost and how you were mistreated". His decision stands in stark contrast to Clinton , who has spent much of 2017 at speaking events relitigating the election and has also published her 500-page account of the election, What Happened . (more...)
Mother of Poppi Worthington heard 'scream' before toddler's death Mother of Poppi Worthington heard 'scream' before toddler's death
- November 29, 2017

The original inquest into Poppi's death, in 2014, for "a child aged 13 months" was heard in private, lasted just seven minutes and heard no evidence. The second inquest will seek to establish the circumstances surrounding Poppi's death. The inquest was played the harrowing emergency call as Poppi's parents tried to resuscitate their daughter. "Basically she was dead before she arrived", he added. (more...)
Kopardi rape and murder case: Accused sentenced to death Kopardi rape and murder case: Accused sentenced to death
- November 29, 2017

Considering the caste sensitivities, security was tight around the court of additional special judge Suvarna Kevale who had found the three men guilty on November 18 under the stringent protection of children from sexual offences act (Pocso). (more...)
Classmates honor Hibriten High School student who died in tragic accident Classmates honor Hibriten High School student who died in tragic accident
- November 29, 2017

Wesley Oliver's father was taking him to Hibriten when they collided with a logging truck at the intersection of Wilkesboro boulevard and Taylorsville road in Lenoir. All of this happened less than a mile away from Hibriten High School. We are in the process of requesting additional counselors from other schools to come to Hibriten. (more...)
Yugoslavian war criminal 'takes poison' to end hearing at United Nations court Yugoslavian war criminal 'takes poison' to end hearing at United Nations court
- November 29, 2017

Golcevski would not confirm whether Praljak, 72, had been taken out of the tribunal building. Croatian former general Slobodan Praljak stands prior to the start of his appeal judgement at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on November 29, 2017 at the Hague. (more...)
Uber's Losses Widen in the Third Quarter Uber's Losses Widen in the Third Quarter
- November 29, 2017

On Tuesday, a consortium led by SoftBank launched a tender offer for shares of Uber . Two of the transport tech group's major shareholders, including California-based venture capital firms Benchmark and Menlo Ventures have already agreed to sell some of their shares. (more...)

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