Tuesday November 21-st, 2017

Eric Pratt statement on REAL ID extension Eric Pratt statement on REAL ID extension

Mark Dayton's spokesman. That means ME driver's licenses will be accepted for now as valid identification for boarding domestic flights and entrance into certain federal facilities, such as military bases, the US mint and nuclear power plants.

Australian Mom Wrestles Shark Back into Ocean With Her Bare Hands Australian Mom Wrestles Shark Back into Ocean With Her Bare Hands

The shark is at least a metre long and looks pretty heavy, but doesn't seem to faze Hatheier, who can be seen matter-of-factly scooping it up and returning it to more appropriate waters. "He's like a toddler, '" she said, according to news.com.au . ...

Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises

The decision comes more than a year after Prayut's initial promise to hold elections this year. Thailand's military seized power in 2014 and has postponed several deadlines for elections, citing national security concerns and the need to pass new e...

Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable

According to reports , the photo was first posted on Weibo by Chinese TV presenter Jian Huahua on Sunday and has since been taken down. The women - wrapped chin-to-dome in bandages - were barred from boarding a flight home at an airport in South...

Joe Namath Supports National Anthem Protests: 'Look Up the Meaning of Oppression' Joe Namath Supports National Anthem Protests: 'Look Up the Meaning of Oppression'

Packers tight end Martellus Bennett, whose 90 receptions in 2014 smashed Ditka's franchise record for a tight end, sent the following Tweet with three pairs of rolling eyes at the end: "Hasn't seen oppression in 100 years, bruh?" Race, religion, cree...

Trump attacks Jemele Hill, 'tanked' ESPN, and the NFL's 'massive tax breaks' Trump attacks Jemele Hill, 'tanked' ESPN, and the NFL's 'massive tax breaks'

ESPN host Jemele Hill is being paid during her two-week suspension for calling on fans to boycott advertisers of the Dallas Cowboys , according to an author who wrote a bestselling book on ESPN. The Hill has reached out to ESPN for comment. Sh...

Russian warplane crashes during takeoff in Syria, killing 2 Russian warplane crashes during takeoff in Syria, killing 2

All of the crew died in the accident after they failed to eject themselves from the aircraft. "The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for takeoff", said a Russian defence ministry spokesman. December 25, 2016: a Tupol...

Maharashtra Follows Gujarat; Cuts Petrol, Diesel Rates By Up To Maharashtra Follows Gujarat; Cuts Petrol, Diesel Rates By Up To

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan too has been pitching for inclusion of petrol, diesel, jet fuel, natural gas and crude oil in the GST regime as it would ease the tax burden of oil and gas companies which at present are subjected to two streams of tax...

New York Needs $27B To Fix Local Bridges New York Needs $27B To Fix Local Bridges

New York City is home to the highest number of structurally deficient local bridges, DiNapoli found. A new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli estimates that locally owned bridges need a whopping $27 billion in repairs in order to keep th...

There's only a few days left to spend your old pound coins There's only a few days left to spend your old pound coins

Andrew Jones, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury said, " The clock is ticking ". From Monday shops will be forbidden from handing out old £1 coins as change and will have the right to refuse to accept them. Ritu Vohora investment director at M...

Yogi Govt plans 100-m tall Ram statue on Saryu in Ayodhya Yogi Govt plans 100-m tall Ram statue on Saryu in Ayodhya

In May this year, Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at the makeshift Ram temple at the disputed Ram Janmbhoomi - Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya . This comes amid a controversy over a recent tourism booklet released by the Uttar Pradesh tourism m...

Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda Tax

After delays related to a lawsuit from the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, the tax on sugary beverages went into effect this past August. For instance, he said, a sweet bottled drink would be taxed while a similar beverage from a barista would...

Twitter working on tweet bookmarking feature, Twitter working on tweet bookmarking feature, "Save for Later"

Been a top request. For feedback, the Twitter team is monitoring #SaveForLater hashtag. "#SaveForLater", he stated in a Tweet on Tuesday. Twitter is working on a way to bookmark tweets, and revisit them at a later time. Currently, people follo...

Black man beaten up at Charlottesville white nationalist rally charged

But in a statement , Harris's attorney, S. Lee Merritt, said that the flashlight failed "to make significant contact" with Crews. Although objecting to the charges, Harris' attorney is working with the Charlottesville PD to have Harris turn himsel...

Trump escalates feud with Corker

I don't like normally talking to you on the record - I'm kidding you - but I will". "I think I've had four conversations with him about my re-election. "Corker and the people of Tennessee", Sanders said. Trump on Tuesday rejected the suggestion t...

5 things to watch for in Joel Embiid's Sixers preseason debut 5 things to watch for in Joel Embiid's Sixers preseason debut

Specific injuries are laid out in the contract and only include past problem areas with Embiid's feet and back, sources said. In those 31 games, though, Embiid showed he can be a transformational talent and cornerstone for a franchise that hasn't...

Namibia: Hippos Killed By Possible Anthrax Outbreak Namibia: Hippos Killed By Possible Anthrax Outbreak

Over 100 hippos were found dead in the National Park within Namibia in an incident that has not been seen yet in the country. Furthermore, he warned that the number could rise if the crocodiles at the bodies of the hippos that died from the poison.

Malala attends first lectures at Oxford Malala attends first lectures at Oxford

Within hours of the tweet, over 112,000 people retweeted her message and over 354,000 people liked it. Thousands of followers congratulated her again in the comments, calling her an "inspiration" and a "beacon of hope". Yousufzai rose to prominence w...

Most evacuations lifted in Anaheim Hills fire Most evacuations lifted in Anaheim Hills fire

Firefighters, who battled the westward wind-whipped blaze when it broke out Monday, are now focused on confronting off-shore gusts. "Numerous" other structures were also damaged in the highly populated area. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry K...

Man charged in Parkville school bus disturbance Man charged in Parkville school bus disturbance

The bus was transporting students from Loch Raven Academy, Baltimore County Public Schools confirmed with WBAL-TV (11 News ). This allegedly prompted Doran to exit his vehicle and approach the bus. The driver jumped out and demanded the bus driver o...

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

The suggestion was made by one of the five committees set up by UGC to conduct an "academic, research, financial and infrastructure audit" of 10 centrally funded universities. The report, however, refrained from commenting on the institutions' minori...

Gas prices inch lower at pump across state Gas prices inch lower at pump across state

Gas customers could find much lower prices around Omaha: $2.20, $2.17 or even $2.09 a gallon, GasBuddy.com said. Gas prices continue to fall in northern New England. Hurricane Nate, a fast moving storm, did little to disrupt the flow of fuel to mar...

Taylor Swift can't come to phone, she's online Taylor Swift can't come to phone, she's online

Now it looks like she's using Instagram normally again. Since then the star's posts to her 104 million followers have been largely restricted to official announcements about her music. So far we only know that the album will consist of 15 songs i...

Richard Thaler Wins Economics Nobel for Recognizing People Are Irrational Richard Thaler Wins Economics Nobel for Recognizing People Are Irrational

Much of Thaler's output in fact hinges on how irrational human behavior influences economics. "By exploring the consequences of limited rationality, social preferences, and lack of self-control, he has shown how these human traits systematically affe...

Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7000 reward to her Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7000 reward to her

Melchert got Jasmine into his truck and immediately called 911. But one day, she managed to break free, fleeing across fields and swimming across a lake until she stumbled onto the property of Earl Melchert. The 15-year-old's mother said she wanted...

Commissioner: NFL needs to 'move past' national anthem controversy Commissioner: NFL needs to 'move past' national anthem controversy

President Trump escalated his battle with pro football players protesting the national anthem by urging the government Tuesday to end use of tax-exempt municipal bonds used to build or renovate National Football League stadiums. However, at a meeti...

Temple University student fatally shot by police in Miami Temple University student fatally shot by police in Miami

When she was leaving the scene, she apparently hit another auto. It remains unclear why she was in Miami Beach. Eventually, uniformed police officers arrived and tried to de-escalate the situation. "She wanted to make a difference in the lives of p...

Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence on 11 to life imprisonment Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence on 11 to life imprisonment

They persons had appealed to the high court for leniency in their sentencing. The case was heard by the HC bench led by Justice A S Dave and Justice G R Udhwani after the state government, along with other petitioners, challenged the order of Spe...

Thousands rally in Spain to avoid Catalan split Thousands rally in Spain to avoid Catalan split

When will it be declared? About ten companies have chose to relocate their legal headquarters from Catalonia to other places in Spain over fears of an unilateral declaration of independence, local media reported on Saturday. The mock referendum w...

Indian court bans firecracker sales before Diwali Indian court bans firecracker sales before Diwali

Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers association president Asai Thambi told HT , " Diwali is the time we make maximum profits and the SC order will completely smash many units". For those whose agenda of celebrating Diwali is only to burs...

India National Park: White Tigers Kill Keeper India National Park: White Tigers Kill Keeper

The Times of India reports that one of the tigers pounced on him, sinking its teeth into his neck. The incident happened on Saturday at around 7 pm when Anji went into the enclosure to feed the tigers and check if they had returned from the safari...

Texas girl, 3, missing after late-night punishment Texas girl, 3, missing after late-night punishment

He said her to stand outside by herself at night near an alley behind her home. A Texas girl who was sent outside by her father as punishment for not drinking her milk is still missing-two days later, police said . Police even went house-to-...

Truckers begin 36-hour strike to protest GST, high fuel prices

It was called upon by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) - the country's largest transporter association representing over 93 lakh truckers. Apart from this, truckers are also raising voice against the newly launched dynamic pricing for...

Trump suggests his IQ is higher than Tillerson's after reported 'moron' jab Trump suggests his IQ is higher than Tillerson's after reported 'moron' jab

She added: "He has full confidence in the secretary of state". They had a great visit earlier today. Even his own allies admit that the president is in way over his head, and but for the hard work of his Cabinet - especially General John Kelly , T...

Richard Spencer Returns For Charlottesville March; Mayor Mike Signer Says Richard Spencer Returns For Charlottesville March; Mayor Mike Signer Says "Go Home"

Police said Saturday's torch-lit rally attracted between 40 and 50 people near the city's statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at Emancipation Park. White supremacists have rallied in Charlottesville again, less than two months since a counte...

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