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Goa To Ban Consuming Liquor In Public Places By October End Goa To Ban Consuming Liquor In Public Places By October End
- September 18, 2017

In a unique exercise across 400 schools, the Government has encouraged students to bring plastic and non-biodegradable waste from their household to the schools, from where it is being collected by Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) for treatment. (more...)
Final phase of local elections underway in Nepal Final phase of local elections underway in Nepal
- September 18, 2017

Observers are split on whether the large national parties or local ethnically-affiliated parties will perform strongest in the final round of the local polls. Protests kicked off after a new constitution was passed in 2015 - almost a decade after the end of the brutal Maoist insurgency - with ethnic minority groups saying the charter left them politically marginalised. (more...)
Eight dead at Florida nursing home Eight dead at Florida nursing home
- September 18, 2017

The governor said he's directed state officials to issue an emergency moratorium to prevent the facility from admitting new patients. A spokesman for Scott's office, John Tupps , said "every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned". (more...)
Dhaka protests Myanmar airspace violation amid Rohingya crisis Dhaka protests Myanmar airspace violation amid Rohingya crisis
- September 18, 2017

The Rohingya have fled from western Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that has raised questions about Myanmar's transition to civilian rule under the leadership of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. "We are concerned with what is happening". "The humanitarian situation.is catastrophic". The ARSA says it is fighting for the rights of Rohingya and has denied links to foreign Islamists. (more...)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
- September 18, 2017

HD Supply Holdings Inc (HDS) has $6.15B valuation. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $53.53. About 2,000 shares traded. (NYSE:TMO). Addenda owns 96,223 shares or 1.06% of their U.S. portfolio. Generation Inv Limited Liability Partnership has invested 4.01% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Rips Hollywood For Politicizing The Emmys Kellyanne Conway Rips Hollywood For Politicizing The Emmys
- September 18, 2017

Before actress Kate McKinnon won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, she was on the red carpet with "Extra's" Mario Lopez. "I'm happy for him". Host Stephen Colbert kicked off the night with a monologue in which he jokingly blamed the academy for Trump's election and suggested if he had won an award for "The Apprentice" he might never have left television. (more...)
Pakistan PM to attend UNGA session next week Pakistan PM to attend UNGA session next week
- September 18, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that a reported U.S. move to downgrade its relations with Pakistan will devalue Islamabad's efforts to fight terrorism. It comes after United States president Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan for harbouring "agents of chaos" as he introduced a new Afghanistan strategy last month . (more...)
May hopes to boost Bombardier on trade mission to Canada May hopes to boost Bombardier on trade mission to Canada
- September 18, 2017

Theresa May will hold talks today with Justin Trudeau , the prime minister of Canada, to try to head off a trade dispute threatening thousands of British jobs. Speaking ahead of her visit, May said: "When we come together and work as one to project our shared values on the world stage, we form a powerful union". (more...)
United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea United States bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula - South Korea
- September 18, 2017

The United States with its allies Japan and South Korea flew fighter jets and bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force against President Kim Jong Un's regime after it fired an intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan last week, the USA military said on Monday. (more...)
Advice to Trump Lawyers: Keep Voices Down at Lunch Advice to Trump Lawyers: Keep Voices Down at Lunch
- September 18, 2017

New York Times reporter Kenneth Vogel, who overheard the conversation, tweeted a photo of Cobb and Dowd at the next table from him at the restaurant. Cobb, sporting his unmistakable handlebar moustache, told the president's personal attorney John Dowd that McGahn had "a couple of documents locked in a safe" that he meant to withhold from special counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
Shanghai Electric, ACWA win 700-MW CSP tender in Dubai Shanghai Electric, ACWA win 700-MW CSP tender in Dubai
- September 18, 2017

Consortium of contractors Acwa Power from Saudi Arabia and Shanghai Power from China won the tender for the construction of the power plant. The ACWA-led consortium bid to supply electricity to Dubai for US$.073 per kilowatt hour, said the company. (more...)
Man accused of chasing daughter while wearing clown masking as punishment Man accused of chasing daughter while wearing clown masking as punishment
- September 18, 2017

Police said someone called them for help after a scared, young child ran into an apartment while she was being chased by her father, who was wearing a clown mask. The man donned a clown mask to "discipline" his daughter. Barrett said his daughter was having behavioral issues, but he made a decision to scare her as discipline instead of spanking because of what her mother did, the report said. (more...)
Houthi rebels killed in airstrikes in Yemen Houthi rebels killed in airstrikes in Yemen
- September 18, 2017

The group also called for an global investigation into possible war crimes . "Today the port of Hodeidah is being threatened and we can not turn a blind eye to that", Abdel-Malek said ."If the Saudi regime and with a green light from the USA attack Hodeidah then we have to take steps that we haven't taken before". (more...)
Fate of Iran nuclear deal depends on tough United Nations policing Fate of Iran nuclear deal depends on tough United Nations policing
- September 18, 2017

The meeting comes as the Haaretz newspaper reports that the International Atomic Energy Commission (IAEA) had information about suspected Iranian nuclear sites past year, after the nuclear agreement with Iran went into effect, but inspectors did not visit them. (more...)
Trump Pegs Hillary Clinton With A Golf Ball In Retweet Trump Pegs Hillary Clinton With A Golf Ball In Retweet
- September 18, 2017

The gif starts with Trump teeing off on the golf course and then cuts to a clip of Hillary Clinton tripping while boarding her plane in Yemen in 2011. Trump also said long gas lines are forming in North Korea, calling it "too bad". Although Clinton has strolled into the media circus again, even rewriting the very message of George Orwell's classic 1984 to attack the president, this retweet, seen as Trump's response, comes across as petty and vindictive. (more...)
Gas prices fall dramatically in metro Detroit after weeks of increases Gas prices fall dramatically in metro Detroit after weeks of increases
- September 18, 2017

The state average is 3 cents less than a week ago, yet remains 51 cents more than this time past year. "Gas prices are poised to plummet 30 cents", Jenkins continued. Metro Detroit's average daily gas price decreased about twelve cents. "It will not happen overnight, as pump prices decline much slower than they rise". (more...)
Louis Concert Over Safety Concerns Due to Protests Louis Concert Over Safety Concerns Due to Protests
- September 18, 2017

But a small group of protesters refused to go. Witnesses claimed the woman was handcuffed and arrested. State Rep. Bruce Franks, who has participated in the protests, said those who are violent and vandalizing "are not protesters", but a group separate from those marching in organized demonstrations. (more...)
Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Raised To Critical Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Raised To Critical
- September 18, 2017

In what was the fifth major terrorism attack in Britain this year, the home-made bomb shot flames through a packed commuter train during the Friday morning rush hour in west London but apparently failed to detonate fully. "This investigation would continue and the threat level is still critical". Police also raided and searched a house in Sunbury, west of London , on Saturday afternoon in connection with the explosion investigation, reports said . (more...)
We proscribed IPOB to protect our region, says Southeast governors chair We proscribed IPOB to protect our region, says Southeast governors chair
- September 18, 2017

The decision to proscribe IPOB activities was taken at a meeting of the South-East Governors Forum in Enugu on Friday which was attended by governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi; Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia; and Willie Obiano, Anambra. (more...)
Owner of nursing home where 6 died has history of fraud allegations Owner of nursing home where 6 died has history of fraud allegations
- September 18, 2017

The Florida Health Care Association , a nursing-home industry group, said Wednesday morning that about 150 of almost 700 nursing facilities in the state do not have electricity fully restored. "We are conducting a criminal investigation (and) not ruling anything out at this time", Sanchez said at a press conference Wednesday. Fire Spokeswoman Kat Kennedy told local news outlets that Brookdale Wekiwa Springs and Green Tree Assisted Living had been without power since Hurricane Irma ... (more...)