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Ban on foreign house buyers by early 2018 - but Aussie buyers exempt

Ban on foreign house buyers by early 2018 - but Aussie buyers exempt The Labour Party, which took the helm last week, has taken issue with the fact that the deal is at odds with its plans to ban foreign ownership of existing houses, a key campaign promise. Ardern said there would be an issue with the Singapore Closer Economic Partnership. This means non-residents or non-citizens can not purchase existing residential dwellings. [Full Article...]

South Korean actor dies in vehicle crash

South Korean actor dies in vehicle crash South Korean broadcaster JTBC reports that Kim was driving a Mercedes-Benz SUV that apparently clipped the vehicle ahead of him, overturned and crashed into an apartment building before catching fire. Lee Yoo Young and Kim Joo Hyuk started publicly dating in December of 2016 after meeting while filming director Hong Sang Soo's film " Yourself and Yours " (literal title). [Full Article...]

Chennai: IPS officer on probation caught cheating in civil services test, held

Chennai: IPS officer on probation caught cheating in civil services test, held As per initial investigation report, Safeer Karim - the accused cheater - was carrying a cellphone, Bluetooth-enabled button camera sticked to his shirt and a wireless earpiece while writing exam in Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School. [Full Article...]

NAB reference: Bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar

The judge expressed his resentment for not informing the court ahead of the hearing and issued bailable warrants for Mr. Dar's arrest. Dar has been ordered to appear in court at the next hearing on November 2. However, all four witnesses will now reappear in court on Thursday. According to the NAB reference, the accused had acquired assets and pecuniary interests/ resources in his name or in t... [Full Article...]

Couple survives Las Vegas shooting only to die in vehicle crash

Couple survives Las Vegas shooting only to die in vehicle crash A little more than two weeks after the couple narrowly escaped the deadliest mass shooting in the country's recent history, they died in a fiery crash near their Southern California home in Murrieta. "They were so happy", Brooke Carver told the newspaper. Then, just two weeks later, tragedy struck the Carver family. "He just wanted to give my mom a reason to smile after the shooting", she said... [Full Article...]

NYPD Officers Indicted on 50 Counts for Allegedly Raping Teen in Custody

NYPD Officers Indicted on 50 Counts for Allegedly Raping Teen in Custody On September 15, Brooklyn South narcotics detectives Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 32, pulled over a auto carrying three people. Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun released Martins on $250,000 bail and Hall on $150,000. Hall and Martins then allegedly dropped the victim off a few blocks from the 60th Precinct and told her to call her friends. The detectives handcuffed her and told her s... [Full Article...]

Ahead of Amit Shah's rally, Yogi Adityanath attacks congress govt in Himachal

Ahead of Amit Shah's rally, Yogi Adityanath attacks congress govt in Himachal Taking a dig at the Congress over its leader P. Chidambaram's autonomy-for-Jammu-and-Kashmir remark, Shah said: "It's Chidambaram who wrote a letter to the Prime Minister asking him to allow the Rohingya intruders to come as they are facing tortures". [Full Article...]

United Nations agency: Carbon dioxide concentrations grew at record rate in 2016

United Nations agency: Carbon dioxide concentrations grew at record rate in 2016 The higher this concentration gets, the greater the greenhouse gas effect becomes. "Without rapid cuts in Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, we will be heading for risky temperature increases by the end of this century", WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said. [Full Article...]

Android Auto App Crashing for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Android Auto App Crashing for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL But it is not it, now users of Pixel 2 devices are having issues with the Android Auto and poor quality audio while recording videos. One of the excellent new features found on Google's new Pixel 2 smartphones is the "at a glance" widget. [Full Article...]

White House: no sign of collusion in campaign aides' indictments

White House: no sign of collusion in campaign aides' indictments Papadopoulos' role in the campaign "was extremely limited", Sanders said. Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor, lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with Russians, and while he had initially said he met with someone who claimed to have "dirt" on Hillary Clinton before his involvement in the campaign, the plea agreement states he "had already ... [Full Article...]

Gay Players Are Coming Out In A Major Sports Video Game

Gay Players Are Coming Out In A Major Sports Video Game But the negative reaction from some football fans highlights why more footballers don't come out during their professional careers and why it's positive to see Football Manager 2018 make this step. "We didn't really have a way to do things until we were able to hear the stories directly from people in the sport who have come out". Players moving from a country where homosexuality is illegal won'... [Full Article...]

One killed in Tamil Nadu rains

One killed in Tamil Nadu rains Coastal districts that will get heavy to very heavy rainfall include Chennai , Cuddalore, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Ramanathapuram. The Maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 32 and 24 deg Celsius respectively. According to Skymetweather , from 8.30 am on Saturday, the Meenambakkam observatory witnessed 3 millimetres of rains ... [Full Article...]

GameStop to Offer Unlimited Pre-Owned Game Rentals

GameStop to Offer Unlimited Pre-Owned Game Rentals You'll take one pre-owned game home, play it as much (or as little) as you like, then swap it for another. The shift to a digital marketplace hasn't been too kind to GameStop, so now the brick-and-mortar video game outlet is attempting to focus on rentals in addition to its usual sales of new and used boxed games. [Full Article...]

Amid Mueller Scrutiny, Tony Podesta Steps Down From Lobbying Firm

Amid Mueller Scrutiny, Tony Podesta Steps Down From Lobbying Firm Further, the source added that Podesta said he "needs to fight this as an individual, but doesn't want the firm to fight it". Manafort, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump , was indicted on 12 counts Monday. Podesta reportedly failed to disclose lobbying activity for a Ukrainian nonprofit that took place from 2012 to 2014. Among other issues, Mercury opposed congressional eff... [Full Article...]

SpaceX set to launch Falcon 9 rocket

The launch forecast is excellent, with less than a 10 percent chance of weather violating launch rules. Following stage separation, the first stage of the Falcon 9 will attempt a landing on the " Of Course I Still Love You " drone ship. It is meant to replace Koreasat-5, launched in 2006, to provide high-speed Ku-band television and data across Asia and the Middle East along with maritime covera... [Full Article...]

NASA's spooky Halloween playlist will give you the chills!

NASA's spooky Halloween playlist will give you the chills! Most of the track titles are self-explanatory, but for each NASA provides a brief description of where and how the sound was recorded. For example, some haunting screeching and roaring was produced when Juno crossed into Jupiter's formidable magnetic field - the protective shield that screens the planet from the blasting winds of our home star. [Full Article...]

Federal District Court Stops Transgender Military Ban in Doe v

However, the judge denied the plaintiff's motion to block the ban on funds for gender reassignment surgery. His goal was to turn back the policy to the way it was before June 2016, when service members could be discharged for being transgender. [Full Article...]

Kurdish opponents of Barzani report attacks on offices

Kurdish opponents of Barzani report attacks on offices The United States also welcomes the recent decision from Iraqi Prime Minister Gaider al-Abadi to begin a new dialogue with the KRG, she noted. Barzani, 71, said on Sunday he would give up his position as president on November 1 after an independence referendum he championed in northern Iraq backfired and triggered military and economic retaliation by the Iraqi government. [Full Article...]

Samsung patents a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor

Samsung patents a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor Previous reports have suggested that the upcoming flagship will retain the same screen size and Infinity display as the Galaxy S8 . Samsung is likely to use the same size panes on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The tablet will run the Android Nougat 7.1.1 version out of the box, although it remains to be seen if it can support the latest Android Oreo 8.0 update. [Full Article...]

Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash

Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash It happened on Sunday on East Condensery Road near Townhall Road in Evergreen Township near Sheridan. Police say three children were killed in the crash . Martin, is in stable condition at Hurley Medical Center in Flint. One of the surviving children, an 18-month-old female, has been released from Carson City Hospital. [Full Article...]


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