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Dineshwar Sharma: Talks with cross section of people in Kashmir 'constructive' Dineshwar Sharma: Talks with cross section of people in Kashmir 'constructive'
- November 08, 2017

The meeting was held at Omar's residence in Srinagar . Sharma is likely to meet Yusuf Tarigami of the CPI-M, Ghulam Hassan Mir and Hakim Yaseen, three prominent opposition mainstream leaders on Wednesday before concluding his three-day visit to the Valley. (more...)
Trump is apparently ready to repeal ObamaCare's individual mandate via executive order Trump is apparently ready to repeal ObamaCare's individual mandate via executive order
- November 08, 2017

What he proposes is broadening the hardship exemption to allow more individuals to opt out of the mandate to get health coverage, according to the Washington Examiner , which first broke the story on Monday. It is highly unlikely for the House to repeal the mandate to buy the insurance under Obamacare as part of the tax-reform bill, GOP sources say, though the issue could still return down the road. (more...)
Illinois Couple Charges Filed in 6 Year Old Boy Dead
- November 08, 2017

That prompted an investigation, which led authorities to Michael and Georgena Roberts' Jerseyville, IL, home, where they found a 7-year-old boy also starving. A pathologist cited the boy's cause of death as "failure to thrive due to 'extreme malnourishment, ' " according to the police statement. All these people that are wanting children that can't have children and they go and do something like that. (more...)
NZ a 'bad option' for Manus refugees: Dutton NZ a 'bad option' for Manus refugees: Dutton
- November 08, 2017

The Manus Island detainees have now been without food, electricity or clean water for over a week. "The country does not have the systems in place to enable a safe and dignified life for the refugees, and local people have made it clear they want the men to go to Australia". (more...)
Olympic marathon champ Sumgong banned 4 years for EPO Olympic marathon champ Sumgong banned 4 years for EPO
- November 08, 2017

Her four-year ban has been backdated to April 3. Officials said Sumgong, who became the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic marathon title when she struck gold in Rio a year ago, had failed an out of competition test in April, days before she was due to defend her London Marathon title. (more...)
Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun Air Force Secretary: 'We've Taken Responsibility' For Texas Church Shooter Getting Gun
- November 08, 2017

Geoffrey Corn, a professor of military law at the South Texas College of Law Houston , said that based on the offense Kelley was convicted of in military court - an Article 128 family assault charge - he nearly certainly would have fallen under the prohibition against felons purchasing or possessing firearms. (more...)
Sauce older than U.S. on Trump's S Korea menu Sauce older than U.S. on Trump's S Korea menu
- November 08, 2017

The state banquet he will enjoy today (November 7) will reportedly include a 360-years-old soy sauce . The soy sauce's age implies that it was made in 1657, the same year Benjamin Franklin was born. An official told the Yonhap news agency in the country: "The menu contains food that has local, traditional flavour that could also appeal to the taste of the U.S. (more...)
Why the Gun Background Check System Fails to Catch Many Domestic Abusers Why the Gun Background Check System Fails to Catch Many Domestic Abusers
- November 08, 2017

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 amended that Federal Gun Control Act of 1968 to affect a total of nine conditions that make someone ineligible to own a gun, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms . The same survey explains that most victims don't consider the justice system "an appropriate vehicle for resolving conflicts with intimates". And Glenn believes there needs to be more training and education for law enforcement and those who interact with ... (more...)
MI lawmaker puts chief of staff on leave amid sexual harassment allegations MI lawmaker puts chief of staff on leave amid sexual harassment allegations
- November 08, 2017

But Lawrence's former staffers told Politico the congresswoman brushed off their complaints about her chief of staff's behavior. A former Lawrence staffer who wished to remain unnamed said the Marshall allegations put Lawrence's office in a "sad situation". (more...)
United States stands alone as Syria plans to join Paris climate accord United States stands alone as Syria plans to join Paris climate accord
- November 08, 2017

President Trump declared in June that the USA would withdraw from the emissions-cutting deal. The Paris climate accord demands that signed countries limit their temperate rise to 2 degrees Celsius. climate talks in Bonn on Tuesday that it would join the landmark treaty. However Trump's decision to quit the Paris Agreement despite huge opposition both at home and overseas may have inadvertently strengthened all other nations' resolve, according to Glen Peters of the Centre for ... (more...)
Virat Kohli Once Again Backs MS Dhoni, Hits Out at Critics Virat Kohli Once Again Backs MS Dhoni, Hits Out at Critics
- November 08, 2017

I bat according to the situation. "The drainage facilities at the Sports Hub are very good". The Indian skipper will be hoping that is not the case in the decider in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. If you look at the series against Sri Lanka and Australia, he did really well and in this series he hasn't got much time to bat", said the Indian captain, "As team management and players, we understand the situations in which he goes out to bat. (more...)
Chris Christie got into an argument with a constituent on Election Day
- November 08, 2017

I don't have the authority to do it'. "Listen, go in and vote for whoever you want", Christie said today as the woman asked why she should vote for "another Republican". During the race, Murphy campaigned on Christie's low approval ratings, while Guadagno, Christie's former Republican lieutenant governor, distanced herself from him. (more...)
Mom says teacher threatened 'to put a bullet' in her son's head Mom says teacher threatened 'to put a bullet' in her son's head
- November 08, 2017

I bet, by the time you're 21, somebody is going to put a bullet in your head. OK? Okay? Don't smile at me man. "That's how people like you get shot", eleventh-grade physics teacher Paul Hagan told the teenage boy. "I am outraged. I will not stop until he is removed from teaching and held accountable", Carr wrote Friday on Facebook. If you are frustrated, pull him out the class or wait until another class period. (more...)
Apple's 'Jersey tax avoidance links' to be investigated Apple's 'Jersey tax avoidance links' to be investigated
- November 08, 2017

According to the reports, legal advisory firm Appleby, which was a subject of the Paradise Papers data hack, advised Apple to move the companies to Jersey. Does the news about Apple's alleged tax activities surprise you? "We strongly support efforts from the global community toward comprehensive worldwide tax reform and a far simpler system". (more...)
That's not fare - woman in a bra swipes Uber driver's tips That's not fare - woman in a bra swipes Uber driver's tips
- November 08, 2017

The driver then seemed to realize that something fishy had just transpired. A scantily clad woman who stole an Uber driver's tip money is an 18-year-old from Brooklyn - who has been ripped on social media for the brazen act, according to a report. (more...)
PM pays tribute to Paddles the cat PM pays tribute to Paddles the cat
- November 08, 2017

Regardless of this, Paddles' Twitter bio emphasises that she was impartial to the political world. Not bad for a lil SPCA puss'. Paddles has been killed after being hit by a auto. The ginger and white cat from the SPCA, which catapulted to global stardom, was hit by a auto. 'She leaped up onto the chair next to Jacinda and began announcing her very squawky arrival. (more...)
'Deformed babies' born in wasteland near North Korea underground nuclear test site 'Deformed babies' born in wasteland near North Korea underground nuclear test site
- November 08, 2017

The land near the Punggye-ri site near Kilju is so contaminated by recent tests that 80 percent of the trees have died and underground wells have run dry, defectors told the Chosun Ilbo newspaper. "I personally saw corpses floating down the river with their limbs severed". Other defectors said local specialties like trout and pine mushrooms have disappeared from the region. (more...)
Nudist restaurant in Paris requires diners go 'au naturel' Nudist restaurant in Paris requires diners go 'au naturel'
- November 08, 2017

The view inside is blocked from the street so that passersby can't see into the restaurant. In typical French fashion, neighbors don't seem phased by the unique restaurant. While O'Naturel is France's first naked restaurant, diners in Tenerife, London and Tokyo have already been encouraging their customers to strip before making an order. (more...)
Israeli media: Netanyahu's lawyer questioned in sub probe
- November 08, 2017

Investigators suspect state officials were paid bribes to influence the decision to buy submarines and patrol boats from ThyssenKrupp, despite opposition from the defense ministry. Atorney Molcho served ten years without remuneration and, among other tasks, led the Israeli negotiating team in the 2013-2014 peace talks with the Palestinians. (more...)
Indian army soldier killed, civilian injured in Pulwama clashes Indian army soldier killed, civilian injured in Pulwama clashes
- November 08, 2017

Police said that the weapons recovered from gunfight site include a M16 rifle. "This US-made M4 carbine is presently with a lot of armies with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Three militants and an army man were killed while a civilian was injured during the gunfight. "It is a subject matter of thorough investigation now", he said. (more...)

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