Tuesday October 24-th, 2017

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them' Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'

The comments of the former mayor of Burlington, whom some believe may launch a presidential bid in 2020, came as Mr Trump scoffed at what he called the "politically motivated ingrates" who had questioned his administration's commitment to rebuildin...

Storm's Slater wins Clive Churchill Medal Storm's Slater wins Clive Churchill Medal

They have instead been forced to move their final training session to Sydney's Jubilee Park in Kogorah. '12 months ago you had a suit on, did you think you'd get back here? "You work extremely hard for it". There isn't a metric category which can m...

NFL Owners Have Research Supporting Trump's Claims About Ratings Drop NFL Owners Have Research Supporting Trump's Claims About Ratings Drop

The protests seen across the game this season stem from former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaeperknick's stand against racial and social inequality last season, with the then-San Francisco 49ers star the first to kneel down in protest ...

Hamilton and Bottas hoping for 1-2 finish at M'sian GP Hamilton and Bottas hoping for 1-2 finish at M'sian GP

Speaking to the press ahead of what is scheduled to be the last Grand Prix to take place in Malaysia, with the circuit not being contracted for the 2018 season or beyond, Raikkonen said: "To be honest I don't know if we're gonna miss it". I think it'...

Anthony bares nixed deal to team up with Paul George in Cleveland Anthony bares nixed deal to team up with Paul George in Cleveland

Overall, Anthony seems to be very happy that he ended up in Oklahoma City and is ready to chase his first ring. The Cavaliers and Thunder will face each other twice during the regular season, the first game taking place at Quicken Loans Arena on Ja...

Belle Gibson fined $410000 for false claims she would donate to charity Belle Gibson fined $410000 for false claims she would donate to charity

Gibson admitted to Australian Women's Weekly in April 2015 that she fabricated all her cancer claims. Before her book was pulled from shelves and app cancelled, Gibson made $420,000 in earnings. Under her brand, The Whole Pantry , the wel...

Jaitley to discuss GST issues with industry, exporters today Jaitley to discuss GST issues with industry, exporters today

In the meeting, FIEO also asked for refund of embedded taxes on account of taxation on the products kept out of GST. The government is facing criticism from the Opposition, particularly the Congress, on the way of implementation of GST.

School stabbing leaves one teen dead, second injured School stabbing leaves one teen dead, second injured

A student is dead and a second is in critical condition after a stabbing at a Bronx school, according to WPIX . But he didn't specify why, Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Thursday. The suspect, armed with a three-inch switchblade, walked out o...

Nick Ferrari Slams Judge's Decision To Spare Oxford Student Jail Nick Ferrari Slams Judge's Decision To Spare Oxford Student Jail

Her lawyer, James Sturman, said in court that Woodward would not be returning to Oxford this year due to public interest in the case. Pringle added that there were many "mitigating factors" that led him to the decision to suspend her sentence, incl...

Labour pledges cap on credit card repayment fees Labour pledges cap on credit card repayment fees

PFI contracts see the government use private funding to pay for major one-off projects such as building hospitals, schools and transport networks. He said Labour would fund its plans for higher public spending on things like health and education an...

Sinhala Buddhist monks storm United Nations safe house with Rohingya refugees Sinhala Buddhist monks storm United Nations safe house with Rohingya refugees

Earlier this year, the former UN Chief Kofi Annan had urged Myanmar government to reconsider the failed programme related to the verification of Rohingyas for Myanmar citizenship and removal of strict restrictions on them but nothing was done.

Diplomats set to visit Myanmar's Rakhine next week Diplomats set to visit Myanmar's Rakhine next week

Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine state , a U.S. official said Friday, urging the country's "better angels" to show compassion for Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing violence in droves...

Died the hardest woman in the world Died the hardest woman in the world

Eman waves during a press conference upon her arrival in Abu Dhabi in July. "Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to her family", said the hospital. Lakdawala said his priority was to save Eman and give her quality of life. However,...

Major breakthrough: Scientists develop antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains Major breakthrough: Scientists develop antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains

According to the study, aided by the help of scientists from Harvard Medical School , the Scripps Research Institute and MIT, the effectiveness of their creation is its ability to focus on three critical sites on the HIV virus - the CD4 bindin...

Mauricio Pochettino cites reason for Tottenham key man's reduced game

Spurs have lost three of their last four trips to the East London club. Bilic is an admirer of what Pochettino has achieved in North London , and expressed sympathy for the problems his counterpart faces in making Tottenham more comfortable i...

BYU begins selling caffeinated sodas on campus BYU begins selling caffeinated sodas on campus

Mormons avoid drinking coffee and tea. Mormon worshippers are still prohibited from consuming alcohol or tobacco, and students at the predominantly Mormon school are famously required to abide by a strict. The Utah-based Mormon religion directs its...

Honeypreet stayed in our house on day of Ram Rahim's sentencing: Relative Honeypreet stayed in our house on day of Ram Rahim's sentencing: Relative

It seems like Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim is going to be in news for some more time as the motor-mouth Rakhi Sawant has come up with a new vessel of informational fuel to ignite the flame of Baba's torch. "The baba threatened to get me and my family elimi...

Sam Bradford Says His Knee Injury Not From Contact Sam Bradford Says His Knee Injury Not From Contact

How good would the Bucs be with running back Dalvin Cook? Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Bradford remains day-to-day, and the team is unsure whether he'll be ready to go for the Vikings' game against the Buccaneers on Sunday. "I think we'll f...

'Unprecedented storm': Hurricane Maria slams into Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm at around 6:15 a.m. this morning, bringing 155 mile-per-hour winds to the coastal town of Yabucoa. Through Wednesday . risky Maria will, sadly, directly affect numerous ...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Mexico Killing Over 225 People & Counting Massive Earthquake Strikes Mexico Killing Over 225 People & Counting

The quake toppled dozens of buildings, tore gas mains and sparked fires across the city and other towns in central Mexico . The President of Mexico , Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted that he has ordered the evacuation of hospitals that have suffered ...

Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower Ahead Of Fed Decision Sensex, Nifty End Marginally Lower Ahead Of Fed Decision

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended the session down 1.86 points or 0.01 percent at 32,400.51 while the broader Nifty index slid 6.40 points to finish at 10,141.15. EPC company, NBCC announced on September 20 that the company received order worth ...

Georgia Tech officer who fatally shot student sworn in 16 months ago Georgia Tech officer who fatally shot student sworn in 16 months ago

After a peaceful vigil Monday night, some 50 protestors marched to campus police headquarters, where they set fire to a squad vehicle and injured two officers. When police arrived Schultz was holding the knife, and there was no evidence of a gun, a...

Alliance 2022: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi aims for electrification, autonomous driving Alliance 2022: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi aims for electrification, autonomous driving

The increased synergy target of €10 billion by the end of the plan follows a 16 per cent rise in synergies in 2016 to €5 billion. The alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi has announced ambitious plans to produce a range of new electric, a...

Mental disorders, poor diets making us sick Mental disorders, poor diets making us sick

As life expectancy increases, so too do the years lived with ill health. An Australian man born in 2016 can expect to live 80.5 years, an increase in life expectancy of 1.6 years over the past decade. Mental illness was found to have a heavy toll o...

Terror related arrests reach record high Terror related arrests reach record high

Arrests jumped by 68 per cent year on year, with the increase partly driven by activity mounted amid a flurry of terrorist incidents including the Manchester bombings and London Bridge attacks earlier this year. Mark White explained: "Quite often...

Giants' Odell Beckham practices Thursday for the first time in three weeks Giants' Odell Beckham practices Thursday for the first time in three weeks

However, the Giants had plenty of time to make adjustments to the run game, but nothing significant has ever happened. They got in as a wild card last season with an 11-5 record. Two important notes here: One, there wasn't much space despite the fact...

Prime Minister: India gives highest priority to Afghanistan Prime Minister: India gives highest priority to Afghanistan

Lauding the Afghan forces for the fight against terrorism, she announced that India would offer 500 scholarships for the children of martyred Afghan soldiers. The two sides agreed to further cooperation in strengthening of the Afghan National Agricul...

Memorial 9/11 Stair Climb Memorial 9/11 Stair Climb

Capt. Alberto Ortega said September 11 is "a day when firefighters, not only in Albuquerque, but across the nation", come together to remember the 343 firefighters, police officers and other first responders who perished after answering the call for ...

Ontario unveils plan for government chain of marijuana stores Ontario unveils plan for government chain of marijuana stores

Following the announcement of the new plan, Toronto Mayor, John Tory, hopes that the illegal outlets will automatically close down without any police intervention. In a press conference Friday, Morgan said that the government will pay attention to ...

Cambodian court charges opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason Cambodian court charges opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason

The UN's human rights high commissioner, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said he was "seriously concerned" about Kem Sokha's arrest, which was carried out "with no respect for due process guarantees, including respect for (Kem Sokha's) parliamentary immunit...

Nigeria, S Africa exit recession in Q2 Nigeria, S Africa exit recession in Q2

Economists had expected a 2.3 percent growth for the second quarter. The Nigerian economy can be more clearly understood when classified into oil and non-oil sectors, the stats agency said. Household final expenditure came to 4.7% for the quarter, ...

State funeral for slain scribe Gauri Lankesh, gets 21-gun salute State funeral for slain scribe Gauri Lankesh, gets 21-gun salute

According to reports from Times of India , T Suneel Kumar, the police commissioner has directed all the DCPs to have check posts erected at all the main roads in the city. BJP Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad condemned the celebration of the jou...

Wildfire burns homes in California area hit hard this year Wildfire burns homes in California area hit hard this year

There is an alternate route to Burning Man from Reno, but it's a six-hour drive up USA 395 to Alturas, California. La Tuna Fire, named after the canyon area where it erupted on Friday, has led authorities to evacuate more than 700 homes in a nort...

Zambia vs Algeria CAF WC Qualifiers Zambia vs Algeria CAF WC Qualifiers

Mweene, who has taken over the captaincy of The Chipolopolo in the absence of Rainford Kalaba, has now said his team will gun for a second victory over bottom team Algeria on Tuesday and he does not expect Nigeria to win in Cameroon on Monday s...

District Judge Halts New Anti-Abortion Measures in Texas District Judge Halts New Anti-Abortion Measures in Texas

The hearing was attended by leaders with Texas Right to Life, who explained: "The abortion industry disingenuously argued in court that the Dismemberment Abortion Ban raises an undue burden to women seeking second trimester abortions by banning all...

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