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As Delhi struggles to breathe, government plugs Rs 787-crore 'green' fund As Delhi struggles to breathe, government plugs Rs 787-crore 'green' fund
- November 16, 2017

Replying to an RTI, it is said that the government had spent Rs 93 lakh from the fund for preparation of documents for the radio-frequency identification system at toll plazas. "LG (Lt Governor) controls land", he tweeted. On Monday, the Delhi High Court noted that 19 years after the order was passed, the Delhi government hasn't yet achieved the target set by the top court. (more...)
Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Korea's southeastern coastal city of Pohang Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Korea's southeastern coastal city of Pohang
- November 16, 2017

More than 50 people were reportedly injured in in rare 5.4-magnitude quake that struck the southeastern city of Pohang on Wednesday afternoon, damaging buildings, breaking windows and sending people running from homes. More than 1,000 houses and dozens of other buildings and cars were damaged or destroyed, and cracks and other damage were found in military facilities, bridges, port facilities and water supply facilities. (more...)
Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
- November 16, 2017

The 15-member council last week urged the Myanmar government to "ensure no further excessive use of military force in Rakhine state". While the report acknowledged that battles against militants from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, or ARSA, had left 376 "terrorists" dead, it also claimed security forces had "never shot at the innocent Bengalis" and "there was no death of innocent people". (more...)
Lesbian wins Oklahoma special election in another resounding rebuke of Trump Lesbian wins Oklahoma special election in another resounding rebuke of Trump
- November 16, 2017

The margin was 31 votes in a race where 4,437 votes were cast, which is less than one percentage point. Shareblue Media reports that Ikley-Freeman is the third openly LGBT person to serve in the Oklahoma State Legislature, after state Sen. (more...)
Baltimore homicide detective taken to hospital after being shot in head Baltimore homicide detective taken to hospital after being shot in head
- November 16, 2017

The detective was the second law enforcement officer shot in Baltimore this month, as a Washington D.C. police officer was shot dead wile off duty in the city last month. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said the detective was on-duty conducting a follow-up investigation in the area when he was wounded. Numerous cruisers responded and a police helicopter buzzed overhead, illuminating streets below with a searchlight. (more...)
British explorer goes missing in search for remote tribe British explorer goes missing in search for remote tribe
- November 16, 2017

He had no telephone or Global Positioning System device with him for the trip which was expected to take him through very remote areas of jungle. He had been trying to reach the Yaifo, a reclusive tribe that he had met on a similar trip about three decades ago . (more...)
Modi attends 31st Asean Summit opening ceremony Modi attends 31st Asean Summit opening ceremony
- November 16, 2017

On Sunday, Modi held separate pull-aside meetings with Trump and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the sidelines of a gala dinner to mark the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN. On the margins of the summit, he also held a meeting with US President Donald Trump. Among the member-states who were given a festive welcome by approximately 1,400 students include Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Lao PDR Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Indonesian President Joko ... (more...)
Trump Declares Trade 'Rules Have Changed' as Asia Trip Concludes Trump Declares Trade 'Rules Have Changed' as Asia Trip Concludes
- November 16, 2017

What he did not do was what many predecessors have done before: highlight human rights abuses while overseas. "I wouldn't be surprised if he patted him on the back", said Mike Chinoy, senior fellow at U.S. We have deficits with nearly everybody. "Except us", Turnbull chimed in, to laughs. "We've made some very big steps with respect to trade, far bigger than anything you know, in addition to about $300 billion in sales to various companies, including China - that was $250 billion and ... (more...)
Former Top Intelligence Chiefs: Trump Being 'Played' By Putin Former Top Intelligence Chiefs: Trump Being 'Played' By Putin
- November 16, 2017

Days before he left for the five-nation Asia trip, Trump's campaign chairman was indicted on charges he laundered millions of dollars through overseas shell companies and a campaign adviser pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
Schools close while police hunt for 4 juvenile escapees in S. Jersey Schools close while police hunt for 4 juvenile escapees in S. Jersey
- November 16, 2017

The New Jersey State Police Fugitive Task Force is searching for Huggins near Southwoods State Prison and Pamphylia Avenue in Bridgeton. Huggins was indicted by a grand jury in Cumberland County Superior Court in September on first-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting a 21-year-old Bridgeton man during a robbery on October 7, 2016, according to Cumberland County criminal case management. (more...)
Twitter Might Be Removing Verification From a Whole Lot of Accounts Soon Twitter Might Be Removing Verification From a Whole Lot of Accounts Soon
- November 16, 2017

In a series of tweets today, the Twitter Support account acknowledges that verification comes across as endorsement, and that the social network's treatment of verification has led to this. "Verification has always been perceived as an endorsement", the company tweeted Wednesday. Twitter started notifying users of that their verification had been removed by email on Wednesday. (more...)
India's Opposition Smells Rat in Rafale Deal India's Opposition Smells Rat in Rafale Deal
- November 16, 2017

The main Opposition party alleged that the Modi government is buying the 36 Rafales at a highly-inflated price compared to the originally negotiated base price by UPA-Congress government. "No approvals from the Union Cabinet or CCS were required for the formation of the aforesaid joint venture company under the automatic route", it said, brushing aside the Congress' charge that prime minister Modi promoted interests of a group. (more...)
SandRidge Energy to buy Colorado company for $746 million SandRidge Energy to buy Colorado company for $746 million
- November 16, 2017

The S&P 500 was also pressured by declines in financials and consumer discretionary stocks . It has been assigned a low target price of $30 and a high target price of $36. BCEI's relative volume is 52.99. US stocks declined in morning trading Wednesday as investors weighed a batch of economic data and company earnings. (more...)
Trump 'Giving Putin a Pass' on Election Meddling, Say Ex-Intelligence Chiefs Trump 'Giving Putin a Pass' on Election Meddling, Say Ex-Intelligence Chiefs
- November 16, 2017

Trump made the comment after he and Putin met briefly at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and agreed on a joint statement supporting a political solution for Syria, now in its seventh year of civil war. Trump walked his comments back on Sunday after they drew heavy backlash from lawmakers and former USA intelligence officials, who said it was "naive" and "puzzling" for Trump to trust Putin over the U.S. (more...)
Key contacts between Trump campaign and Russian Federation Key contacts between Trump campaign and Russian Federation
- November 16, 2017

A defiant Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress on Tuesday he never lied under oath about Russian interference in the 2016 election and said sleep deprivation and the "chaos" of the Trump campaign clouded his recollections of campaign contacts with Russians. (more...)
The Westpac Banking Corp Raises Stake in Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)
- November 16, 2017

Shaers of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) have been recommended as a long term growth pick. Standard Life Investments LTD now owns 1,342,028 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $135,813,000 after buying an additional 1,199,719 shares during the period. (more...)
A cliff-edge Brexit could have 'semi-catastrophic effects' for Aston Martin A cliff-edge Brexit could have 'semi-catastrophic effects' for Aston Martin
- November 16, 2017

Wilson, who was among a number of motor industry executives giving evidence to MPs on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy committee, said the company would face a "stark picture" and a substantial bill from both stopping factory work and seeking regulatory approval in another country if the current system ended. (more...)
Simple Tips For America Recycles Day Simple Tips For America Recycles Day
- November 16, 2017

Sullivan County exports approximately 65,000 tons of garbage each year for disposal, and if a greater quantity of this material could be managed locally as recycling, the amount of trash we export would diminish, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, saving energy and keeping more revenue local. (more...)
Ultra killed in encounter Ultra killed in encounter
- November 16, 2017

First hand report from Police said that the site where the deadly encounter took place near Chamol village, about 3 Kilometer from the Police Outpost at Sajik Tampak in Chandel district. Meanwhile, army wing of the rebel group Revolutionary Peoples' Front, PLA has claimed responsibility for the attack. In retaliatory fire by the security personnel, one militant was killed and three others were injured. (more...)
'NAFTA breakup will be devastating for Mexico' 'NAFTA breakup will be devastating for Mexico'
- November 16, 2017

The fifth round of talks to renegotiate NAFTA kicked off on Wednesday in the Mexican capital. He highlighted that his country was the main food-and-agriculture provider to the United States in the world. In a letter seen by Reuters, they wrote that the push by US negotiators "would eliminate the competitive advantages provided to the USA auto industry under the current NAFTA rules - or lead to rejection by Canada and Mexico and the end of the agreement". (more...)

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