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Pinarayi to decide on seeking Thomas Chandy's resignation

Pinarayi to decide on seeking Thomas Chandy's resignation Chandy, the lone NCP face in the cabinet, is in a spot over alleged encroachment of a lake and violation of wetland rules for construction of facilities for his resort in the backwaters of Alappuzha. According to the sources, the AG has observed that since the collector's report has been challenged by Chandy, it was up to the state government whether to wait for the court's verdict or take a d... [Full Article...]

Gas prices higher than past year as holiday season approaches

Gas prices higher than past year as holiday season approaches On Friday, when the state's average was still $2.56, Mitchell averaged $2.53 per gallon, a total higher than the averages in Yankton and Rapid City. Harvey pushed Lancaster County gas prices up 42 cents in two weeks to $2.88 a gallon, the biggest runup since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. [Full Article...]

Pa. Christmas tree headed to New York City

Pa. Christmas tree headed to New York City This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree headed out on a truck to the Big Apple Thursday. The idea for a tree at the center came about after construction workers building the skyscraper there put a Christmas tree on top of the building's frame in 1931. [Full Article...]

Soccer Slated to Play Va. Tech in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Soccer Slated to Play Va. Tech in First Round of NCAA Tournament This is the Cavaliers 39th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament , which is the longest active streak in the country. By virtue of being one of the top 16 seeds, UNC also earns a first round bye-meaning it won't play until the Second Round begins on November 19. [Full Article...]

Russia's RT Registers as Foreign Agent in US

She added sarcastically, "we congratulate the American freedom of speech and those who still believe in that". The Russian government has begun the process of reprisals against the U.S. Senator Konstantin Kosachev, the chair of Russia's Foreign Affairs Committee, told journalists Thursday that the Department of Justice is playing a "dirty political game" by targeting "selected" Russian media out... [Full Article...]

China Holds Major Drill in Response to Deployment of 3 US Carriers

China Holds Major Drill in Response to Deployment of 3 US Carriers Ming Pao, a Chinese-language newspaper published by Hong Kong's Ming Pao Group, said Monday that the Eastern Theater Command of China's People's Liberation Army has been conducting a major combined drill of its Navy and Air Force in the East China Sea since last week. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks Before Election

Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks Before Election At 6:35p.m. on Election Day, when most polls and pundits believed Clinton would win the presidency, WikiLeaks messaged Trump Jr. and suggested that Trump contest the election results, rather than concede. His comments came three days after the website published the first batch of hacked emails from the account of Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta. [Full Article...]

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle season

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle season As part of the 2017 Christmas kettle campaign's official kick-off, corps leader will be joined by the Calgary Salvation Army Glenmore Temple band, who will perform the national anthem and carols. The program will again benefit from Walmart Canada, which will match all the funds raised at its stores across Canada on one of the final Saturdays before Christmas. [Full Article...]

Best Buy vs Target - The Best Black Friday Deals

Best Buy vs Target - The Best Black Friday Deals Whether you're an avid gamer, a PC builder, a digital native, or you just want to shop for the best tech deals, Newegg .ca has them. eBay kicks off a new promotion today, with " Don't Wait for Black Friday " deals. It is also highly recommended to sign up as an Amazon Prime customer as Prime customers will get free postage and packaging on all purchases, in addition to exclusive early acces... [Full Article...]

India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation There have been concerns over China's growing military presence in the Indo-Pacific and the issue was understood to have figured in a meeting of officials from India, the US, Japan and Australia today under the proposed Quadrilateral coalition of the four countries. [Full Article...]

Parliament to vote on Brexit deal

Parliament to vote on Brexit deal However, the offer was immediately attacked by both Labour and Conservative politicians, who expressed anger that it did not give parliament any say in the case of a no-deal Brexit . Primary legislation means making law by acts of parliament or statute. "(Mr Davis) has to do much better than this. "It is crucial that this meaningful vote takes place well before we leave, that defeat for the... [Full Article...]

Trump Asks Chinese President For Help With LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Shoplifting Case

Trump Asks Chinese President For Help With LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Shoplifting Case The UCLA men's basketball team flew back to the US over the weekend without forwards Jalen Hill and Cody Riley and guard LiAngelo Ball , brother of Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball . Citing a source with firsthand knowledge of the investigation, ESPN reports the players could be Hangzhou for "a week or two" while the situation is resolved. [Full Article...]

Tim Piazza death investigation

Tim Piazza death investigation Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said the new charges came after they recovered deleted security camera footage taken inside a Penn State fraternity house. He says the new video shows that several people knew exactly what happened. "Guess what guys - now we know". "[Tim] was a happy and caring human being and loving son who just wanted to join an organization to find friend... [Full Article...]

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire In the FBI's press release , the types of hate crimes were classified as intimidation (44.7%), simple assault (35.7%), and aggravated assault (18.5%). Crimes motivated by a religious bias were the second-most reported type of hate crime. Incidents targeting Jews increased from 664 incidents in 2015 to 684 incidents in 2016. [Full Article...]

Green Beret killed by SEALs after he uncovered alleged theft

Green Beret killed by SEALs after he uncovered alleged theft Two Navy SEALs are under investigation for the strangulation of a Green Beret; they allegedly offered him some of the dirty money they were stealing-an offer that the Green Beret declined. Brig. Gen Donald Bolduc, who is the Commander of the Special Ops Command-Africa, was allegedly skeptical of the SEALs stories and the initial reports about Melgar's death, and told commanders in Mali to preserve... [Full Article...]

The Dream Chaser Spacecraft

The Dream Chaser Spacecraft Prototype spacecraft Dream Chaser has successfully completed its first glide test flight nearly two years after securing a multi-billion dollar contract from Nasa. The company said several hours after the test that the glide flight was a success, and would release more details November 13. A company called SpaceDev resurrected the design, but after its founder left to form a space tourism company,... [Full Article...]

Uber deal gives Softbank a stake and eases board tensions

Uber deal gives Softbank a stake and eases board tensions Uber's board may have reached a deal to allow Softbank to invest up to ten billion dollars in the company, but Softbank says its investment is "by no means decided". When approached by a media house, Softbank declined to comment on the potential investment. Benchmark and former CEO Travis Kalanick are two of the largest shareholders, and it's uncertain whether either party wants to sell any of t... [Full Article...]

Trump asks China's Xi to intervene in case of arrested UCLA players

Trump asks China's Xi to intervene in case of arrested UCLA players The athletes were unable to play in the game, and they remain in China awaiting their fate while the rest of their team returned to the US days ago. According to the Post's source, the charges have been reduced and the case is proceeding to a resolution. The team has since returned home, without Ball, Riley and Hill. [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: WW2 devs accidentally gave everyone double XP from launch

Call of Duty: WW2 devs accidentally gave everyone double XP from launch Sledgehammer Games says that their first priority is returning to dedicated servers. His comment has been down voted 270 times by Reddit members furious at the lack of communication by Sledgehammer, amidst a cluster of issues - including persistent server problems - plaguing the game's release period. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for major last-minute changes to GOP tax plans

Trump calls for major last-minute changes to GOP tax plans It is a chief concern for a group of House Republicans who face re-election battles next year in high-tax, typically Democratic-leaning states such as California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and MA. This has resulted in a sharp focus on finding tax changes that can produce new revenue to the US Treasury to make up for cuts elsewhere, creating a zero-sum approach to determining what provision... [Full Article...]


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