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Cook County officials to vote to repeal Chicago-area soda tax

Cook County officials to vote to repeal Chicago-area soda tax A final vote on repealing the tax would come at Wednesday's meeting of the full board, but unless any board members change their mind again by then, the tax is all but certain to go away, as the entire board sits on the Finance Committee and voted Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Trump Postpones Embassy Move

The US president didn't cite a specific timeframe for the embassy move in case the deal does fail. The U.S. does not see Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , and former presidents have said the city's final status should be decided in peace negotiations. [Full Article...]

Swiss police arrest two Tunisians over Marseille attack

Swiss police arrest two Tunisians over Marseille attack He is suspected of complicity in the Marseilles attack, in which two young women were stabbed to death, and of radicalizing his brother. The attacker, Ahmed Hanachi, had been married to an Italian woman and lived in Aprilia, south of Rome, from about 2006 to 2014. [Full Article...]

Nirmala says priority is on defence readiness

Nirmala says priority is on defence readiness The Chinese soldiers in the area still have road construction equipment and other stores, they said. The video had been posted on Sitharaman's official Twitter handle and the report about her visit had been widely carried in the Indian media. [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick details desire to play, workout regimen

Colin Kaepernick details desire to play, workout regimen The Sporting News had previously reported, "An interesting report about Colin Kaepernick from CBS NFL insider Jason La Canfora on Sunday's "The NFL Today": Kaepernick will stand for the national anthem if an NFL team signs him this season". [Full Article...]

Government pledges to tackle ethnic inequalities in schools

Government pledges to tackle ethnic inequalities in schools At key stage 2, 71 per cent of Chinese primary pupils met the expected standard for reading, writing and maths in 2016, compared with 54 per cent of White British pupils. " The time for talking is now over, we must now move to debating solutions". "The prime minister has done nothing but exacerbate the problems". The "Ethnicity facts and figures" website is a mixture of new data and sta... [Full Article...]

Ships that transport goods north Korean banned from ports by the UN

Ships that transport goods north Korean banned from ports by the UN Those goods are estimated to be worth over $1 billion — about one-third of the country's estimated $3 billion in exports in 2016. The 28-member bloc adopted United Nations restrictions imposed by the Security Council last month to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test into its own sanctions programme. [Full Article...]

Chance The Rapper Shares Live Video of Police Traffic Stop

Chance The Rapper Shares Live Video of Police Traffic Stop In the video, streamed on Instagram Sunday, Chance said he was in the vehicle with Kristin Corley (the mother of his daughter, Kensli ). "Just want y'all to be here in case it gets out of hand", Chance explains in the video. "Nothing going on, just came back from church." he tells the camera. Corley receives a warning, at which point she and Chance thank the officer. "Just please stay on un... [Full Article...]

California Governor Signs Law that Exposes Drug Prices

California Governor Signs Law that Exposes Drug Prices Ed Hernandez (D), called the legislation "one of the most comprehensive bills in the country". Capitol Hill lawmakers and President Trump have harshly criticized some pharmaceutical companies for the skyrocketing prices of some drugs. Proponents included the California Labor Federation, Health Access California, Anthem Blue Cross, Kaiser Permanente and the Western Center on Law and Poverty. [Full Article...]

Huge Energy Potential in Open Ocean Wind Farms in the North Atlantic

Huge Energy Potential in Open Ocean Wind Farms in the North Atlantic The North Atlantic winds produce tremendous amounts of energy in winter - enough to meet all of civilization's energy needs, in fact - but that in summer they barely produce enough to cover Europe's electricity demand, or the United States'. [Full Article...]

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Javadekar

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Javadekar The recommendations were made in the audit report of AMU. On Monday, the BHU and the AMU objected to the recent recommendation of the UGC panel to drop the words "Hindu" and "Muslim" from their names respectively and contradicted the panel's opinion that these words did not reflect the universities' secular character. [Full Article...]

Russian Su-24 jet crashes at air base in Syria, crew dies

Russian Su-24 jet crashes at air base in Syria, crew dies No damage on the ground was reported . A Russian SU-24 military plane crashed on take-off from Hmeymim Base in Syria, killing the crew, defense ministry sources said Tuesday. The aircraft crashed in the accident. Both pilots were killed. Forces have been stationed at the base since September 2015. The helicopter is later destroyed. [Full Article...]

Josh Gordon says coaches helped him pass drug tests

Josh Gordon says coaches helped him pass drug tests At the beginning of the 13-minute film, in which Gordon let a crew follow him around for a couple of days in Gainesville, Fla., where he was in a rehab program, he's asked why he agreed to participate. Now out of rehab, Gordon is expected to apply for reinstatement soon. Gordon was later suspended indefinitely by Briles in July 2011 after failing a second drug test. [Full Article...]

Facebook's new way for relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Facebook's new way for relief efforts in Puerto Rico The CEO went on to describe the ways his company had helped the island after Hurricane Maria struck, but as he did, Franklin flicked through various videos of the damaged area, eventually settling on one of a severely flooded residential area. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks NFL, Corker in Twitter barrage

Times reporter Jonathan Martin conducted the interview with Corker, and he penned a reader's bulletin on Tuesday to refute the president's claim the paper made Corker sound like a "fool". "He also wanted to be secretary of State, I said 'NO THANKS.' He is also largely responsible for the horrendous Iran deal!" After Trump's failure to forcefully condemn white supremacists who unleashed vi... [Full Article...]

Grand celebrations planned in Ayodhya on Diwali: Governor

Grand celebrations planned in Ayodhya on Diwali: Governor The Adityanath government has proposed to build 100 metres Lord Ram's statue on the banks of the Saryu River in Ayodhya . State government officials said it is part of a plan to boost religious tourism in Uttar Pradesh , a key focus area for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath since he took over seven months ago after his party, the BJP swept the UP assembly elections. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville magistrate issues warrant for black victim of parking garage beating

Charlottesville authorities have issued a warrant for the arrest of parking garage beating victim Deandre Harris . The charge being leveled against Harris is an unlawful wounding charge. He's being charged with one count of malicious wounding. Harris was left with a concussion, abrasions and contusions across his body, as well as a head laceration that required 10 staples, a knee injury and... [Full Article...]

Texas Tech officer killed in shooting, campus on lockdown

Texas Tech officer killed in shooting, campus on lockdown Lockdown lifted on campus. Daniels is believed to have fled the campus in a vehicle after the shooting . Officers took suspect Hollis Daniels to the. Sources tell KCBD that Daniels ripped off the slain officer's body camera after the shooting , but it was found about an hour after he was arrested. [Full Article...]

Bombardier Faces Even Stiffer Duties As Boeing Co (BA) War Intensifies

Bombardier Faces Even Stiffer Duties As Boeing Co (BA) War Intensifies Both charges - last week's 220pc countervailing duties and Friday's anti-dumping restrictions - could be reversed by the US International Trade Commission if the tribunal concludes that Boeing wasn't injured by Bombardier's jet programme, a decision expected to be made next year. [Full Article...]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, other Democrats giving Harvey Weinstein donations to charity

On Thursday, The New York Times reported on Weinstein's decades of alleged sexual misconduct . He's already been fired - two days ago - by the board of directors of The Weinstein Company "in light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days". [Full Article...]


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