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Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha
- December 05, 2017

And the JD (U) had, in August itself, made a decision to remove Yadav as parliamentary party leader following his criticism of the party high command. Veteran CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury questioned the speed with which Naidu had executed his order to disqualify Yadav and Anwar. The Rajya Sabha chairman agreed to the JDU's contention that the two senior leaders had "voluntarily given up" their membership by defying their party's directives and attending events of opposition parties. (more...)
Padman: Akshay Kumar unveils brand new poster, says mad only become famous! Padman: Akshay Kumar unveils brand new poster, says mad only become famous!
- December 05, 2017

Padman (produced by Akshay's wife Twinkle Khanna) is a biopic on entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham (played by Akshay), who became a popular figure for inventing low-priced sanitary making machines and hence, the name of the movie. Although the female cast is missing in the poster, this R Balki film also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in the lead. I have lived with women all my life, yet I have learnt more about the topic while making this film than ever before. (more...)
Truckers protest electronic logging devices Truckers protest electronic logging devices
- December 05, 2017

Drivers can only work a certain number of hours a day, and the Wrights say the previous method of logging data was flexible with the inevitable traffic delays. "I don't want to be driving out there all night long, not in this kind of weather", said truck driver Marvin Burns. Hill requested the federal safety adminstration hold off on implementing the ELD rule until the agency can "develop guidelines that offer greater clarity to the individuals you expect to follow them". (more...)
The Game Awards 2017 has star studded cast The Game Awards 2017 has star studded cast
- December 05, 2017

Over the weekend, Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's participation as presenters was announced online. Geoff Keighley, the creator and producer of The Game Awards , has been revealing several of the personalities that'll be present during the event through a series of tweets with Reedus being the latest confirmation. (more...)
Say it ain't snow: Wind advisory issued, flurries expected in North Iowa Say it ain't snow: Wind advisory issued, flurries expected in North Iowa
- December 05, 2017

Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. A west wind of 10 to 15 mph will increase to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon, gusting as high as 38 mph. Cold and dry conditions will follow, continuing through mid-week, particularly for northwest Colorado, where temperatures are expected to fall below freezing Sunday night and generally remain at or below 32 until at least Thursday . (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation ordered 4000+ guns seized from buyers who failed background checks Federal Bureau of Investigation ordered 4000+ guns seized from buyers who failed background checks
- December 05, 2017

The FBI sought more than 4,000 requests previous year to retrieve guns from buyers who should've been blocked by the background check system. The FBI sent out 4170 requests in 2016 to retrieve guns from people who never should have been able to purchase them, an increase of more than 1000 over the year before. (more...)
New 'Israeli air strikes' near Damascus: monitor New 'Israeli air strikes' near Damascus: monitor
- December 05, 2017

The strikes in Jamraya, allegedly by Israeli warplanes, were also confirmed by Hezbollah-affiliated Al Mayadeen News, which also noted that the Syrians managed to destroy three out of six missiles. An Israeli military spokesman declined to comment. "The air defences of the Syrian army were able to deal with the attack. destroying two of the missiles", it said, adding that the attack nonetheless caused "material damage". (more...)
That's nuts! Squirrel responsible for ruining Christmas lights in New Jersey That's nuts! Squirrel responsible for ruining Christmas lights in New Jersey
- December 05, 2017

Cops are pointing fingers at a squirrel after wires to multiple Christmas displays were severed. Last week, the town of Sea Girt, New Jersey found their popular annual Christmas lighting ceremony to be in jeopardy after several wires were found cut. (more...)
San Marcos police officer shot, killed serving warrant San Marcos police officer shot, killed serving warrant
- December 05, 2017

The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District says four area schools were placed on lockdown after the shooting; however, the incident happened after school was dismissed for the day at 3 p.m. Police officials identified the deceased officer as San Marcos Police Officer Kenneth Copeland, KXAN News tweeted. "His picture is hanging in different parts of this police department because everyone here loved him", said Chief Stapp. (more...)
Experts say case of 13-year-old runaway is textbook sex trafficking Experts say case of 13-year-old runaway is textbook sex trafficking
- December 05, 2017

The exact location of where she was found and her condition are unknown at this time . "We found a note in her room", Hatterman's father told KHOU of the man she was suspected of meeting. The mother received a call from the school that afternoon saying her daughter had missed several classes. "I'm devastated for her family". The woman who bought her bus ticket, which was caught on surveillance footage, called police on the morning of December 2, when she saw news reports of the missing girl. (more...)
Nikola Vucevic leads Magic over Knicks 105-100 Nikola Vucevic leads Magic over Knicks 105-100
- December 05, 2017

All of a sudden, that upcoming stretch doesn't look like such a cakewalk, depending on the severity of Hardaway's injury. It is expected that the Knicks will use Jarrett Jack, Courtney Lee , Damyean Dotson , Michael Beasley , and Enes Kanter . (more...)
Attempt to implode the Silverdome in MI fails Attempt to implode the Silverdome in MI fails
- December 05, 2017

Shortly before 4 p.m., WWJ Newsradio 950 learned they would again try to detonate the eight main charges that didn't go off Sunday. The contractor claims about 10% of the charges did not go off. "We had a lot of difficulty getting people out of here the other night.we don't know if someone accidentally pulled the wire off". The Silverdome property sits on 127 acres and was last used as home of the Detroit Lions in 2001. (more...)
Meghan McCain Scolds Her 'View' Co-Hosts For Celebrating Misreported Flynn News Meghan McCain Scolds Her 'View' Co-Hosts For Celebrating Misreported Flynn News
- December 05, 2017

Meghan McCain took her opportunity on Monday's episode of The View to criticize her co-hosts - specifically Joy Behar - and The View's studio audience on Friday for their reaction to a hastily passed-along news report regarding Michael Flynn . (more...)
Top UN Official to Visit N.Korea This Week Top UN Official to Visit N.Korea This Week
- December 05, 2017

And more contacts with North Korea, Invited by the regime, the UN's political chief is due in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a rare trip to discuss a wide-range of policy-related issues. Last week, Pyongyang launched new intercontinental ballistic missile - the Hwasong-15 - which it claims could reach a target in the continental United States. (more...)
Thieves steal toys, clothes, tools from Salvation Army warehouse in Baltimore Thieves steal toys, clothes, tools from Salvation Army warehouse in Baltimore
- December 05, 2017

Let's just say Belk customers made a social impact of their own - many taking to Facebook and Twitter to voice their extreme displeasure over the bell-ringer ban. George said 225 angels were not adopted this year, leaving the organization to rely on red kettle donations to meet the need of children and senior citizens in the area. (more...)
Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA
- December 05, 2017

Aaron Kluger, 20, was arrested on animal torture charges after an animal hospital took in the small pup, named Chloe, with serious injuries on November 6, according to the Nassau County SPCA. "It just breaks your heart when you see this little dog with its eye hanging out", says Rodgers. At this time, with proper care and treatment, the veterinarian is hopeful her eye will be saved. (more...)
Kapil Sharma planning 'TKSS' in a complete new avatar! Kapil Sharma planning 'TKSS' in a complete new avatar!
- December 05, 2017

As the final figures for Sunday is not yet revealed, but expected to do the same kind on business on Sunday as well, means somewhere around 2 crore. Firangi opened to a boring Rs 2.10 crore, despite releasing solo (except Tera Intezaar ) on the weekend. (more...)
Coast Guard rescues 198 TN fishermen stranded at sea Coast Guard rescues 198 TN fishermen stranded at sea
- December 05, 2017

Vijayan said Rs 10-lakh compensation would be in addition to the financial assistance of Rs four lakh being given by the fisheries department. Sitharaman further said at least 71 fishermen have been rescued from Tamil Nadu till now. but no action was taken..." Declare cyclone nat'nl disaster. In addition, 2,384 fishermen and their 205 boats were rescued out of the 2,570 fishermen who had sailed in 284 boats from other places in the state, the statement said. (more...)
Portugal, Spain favourites but Santos wary of Morocco and Iran Portugal, Spain favourites but Santos wary of Morocco and Iran
- December 05, 2017

The World Cup draw was made in Moscow's Kremlin Palace on Friday as the 2018 finals move ever closer. "It's a tough group, but I can't wait to get started, we want to be at our best". "We've been good at writing off teams and then getting beaten by them", said England coach Gareth Southgate, who is preparing for his first tournament leading the team. (more...)
Accountability court declares Hassan, Hussain Nawaz proclaimed offenders Accountability court declares Hassan, Hussain Nawaz proclaimed offenders
- December 05, 2017

The deadline for both brothers, who are settled in the United Kingdom, to surrender in the three references against them lapsed last Friday, as they continued to stay away from court proceedings despite the issuance of a proclamation against them last month. (more...)
California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
- December 05, 2017

Lopez had not publicly accused Dababneh until Monday, when she formally filed a complaint with the Assembly and named him at a news conference. Another lawmaker, Sen. Rep. Brad Sherman. "It was pretty much an open secret in the San Fernando Valley that this is how Matt behaved", Barker said. Also last week, Lopez testified at an Assembly subcommittee hearing on sexual harassment about the alleged incident involving a state legislator. (more...)
Venezuelan President Announces 'Petro', Plans To Uplift Country's Economy
- December 05, 2017

In order to find a way out of this and reduce the dependency of country's economic situation on US sanctions, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is looking into the world of cryptocurrencies and virtual digital currencies as a solution to this. (more...)
Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill
- December 05, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives passed its own version of the Trump tax plan last month that must be reconciled with the new senate version in a conference committee before being signed into law. After marathon overnight negotiations, the bill looked like it was on track for passage later Friday. "Democrats had plenty of notice", said the senior senator from Kentucky. (more...)
New Jersey Taking Sports Betting Case to Supreme Court New Jersey Taking Sports Betting Case to Supreme Court
- December 05, 2017

A number of justices suggested Monday they were inclined to side with New Jersey . Nevada was exempted from the law and three other states - Montana, Delaware, and OR - had already enacted sports lotteries and were allowed to continue to do so. (more...)
Retiring Congressman Levin to join UM Ford School of Public Policy Retiring Congressman Levin to join UM Ford School of Public Policy
- December 04, 2017

He says he'll continue "sharing the values" that he learned from his family. But what's clear is that when Congressman Levin leaves in a year, MI will lose clout on Capitol Hill. He's been involved with tax, health care, trade and manufacturing issues over his career. Levin was handily reelected to his seat in 2016. Levin's son, Andy - who worked in former Gov. (more...)

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