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China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax
- November 16, 2017

After being stable for three consecutive years, carbon dioxide emissions are up in 2017, reports an worldwide team of scientists. Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industries around the world is likely to increase by 2% by end 2017 compared to a year ago. (more...)
Turkey asks U.S. for news on jailed businessman Zarrab Turkey asks U.S. for news on jailed businessman Zarrab
- November 16, 2017

S. Explaining the issue of Zarrab's being showed as released, Cavusoglu said that, "Americans told us that 'He's being held at a different place". Earlier this month, documents revealed that U.S. President Donald Trump, to negotiate with U.S. authorities to try to obtain his release through political and diplomatic channels. "We haven't been informed in five days, we are unable to receive any information", she said. (more...)
Jurors In Sen. Menendez Bribery Trial Tell Judge They Still Remain Deadlocked Jurors In Sen. Menendez Bribery Trial Tell Judge They Still Remain Deadlocked
- November 16, 2017

Bob Menendez said Thursday it is deadlocked on all charges and is now being interviewed by the judge, one-by-one. A note telling the judge of the deadlock was sent shorty before noon. An attorney for co-defendant Salomon Melgen asked Walls to poll the jury individually to confirm they are deadlocked. Both men deny all charges. Fraud carries the most serious maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. (more...)
After Failed Attempt, Kasich Reschedules Execution Of Alva Campbell Jr. For 2019 After Failed Attempt, Kasich Reschedules Execution Of Alva Campbell Jr. For 2019
- November 16, 2017

Team members used a locating device with an ultraviolet light while comforting Campbell by patting him on the arm and shoulder. Stebbins says the date gives Campbell's attorneys time to figure out their next steps. Gary Mohr, head of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, said the team humanely handled the attempt, but the condition of Campbell's veins had changed since checks in Tuesday. (more...)
Bipartisan Group of Senators Unveil Gun Legislation Bipartisan Group of Senators Unveil Gun Legislation
- November 16, 2017

Air Force disclosed that it failed to report the gunman's history of domestic assault to the database, which should have prohibited him from purchasing a firearm. The measure's prospects in the Senate are unclear despite Cornyn's backing, and it faces an uncertain future in the GOP-run House. Devin P. Kelley, who gunned down 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs with an AR-15 military-style rifle, was convicted in 2014 of assaulting his wife and cracking his infant stepson's skull. (more...)
Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy end romance Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy end romance
- November 16, 2017

Lee's agency MYM Entertainment also confirmed the breakup, according to a Korea Herald report. Lee Min Ho and Suzy were also involved in a few break up rumors since past year, but both agencies denied it each time. The 23-year-old actress is appearing on the drama " While You Were Sleeping " on SBS with Lee Jong-suk. Lee enlisted in the military in May and due to previous ankle and leg injuries suffered during vehicle accidents in 2006 and 2011, he has been serving as a full-time ... (more...)
US Congressmen Voice Concern To Tillerson On Iran's Role In Syria US Congressmen Voice Concern To Tillerson On Iran's Role In Syria
- November 16, 2017

Iran and its Shiite allies have sent forces to back President Bashar Assad, who appears to be on his way to victory after a devastating six-year civil war. "With regards to Iran, we will simply not allow for Shi'ite consolidation and Iranian entrenchment in Syria nor will we allow Syria to become a forward operating base against the State of Israel". (more...)
SA Rugby accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 bid loss SA Rugby accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 bid loss
- November 16, 2017

The secret ballot featured 18 countries or regions, each carrying 1, 2 or 3 votes, giving a grand total of 39 votes, making 20 votes the magical majority number to be awarded the tournament. French Rugby Union president Bernard Laporte joined his team for an impromptu singing of the national anthem, La Marseillaise, around a piano in London. (more...)
Kabul blast: Death toll mounts to 18 Kabul blast: Death toll mounts to 18
- November 16, 2017

The meeting was held by supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of northern Balkh province, and a senior member of Jamiat political party, Farshad noted. "After lunch, as we were exiting, a huge explosion shook the hall, shattering glass and causing chaos and panic", said Harun Mutaref. At the time, CEO Abdullah Abdullah had also been at the funeral but escaped unhurt. (more...)
Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective
- November 16, 2017

And there is the feel-good factor of lower GST. These five items continue to attract sales tax and value added tax as per the old indirect taxation regime. The federal indirect tax body decided to make major tax cuts, including by shifting 177 items from the highest slab of 28% to the 18% slab. The council also chose to cut the tax rate for restaurants, other than those housed in five-star hotels charging Rs7,500 tariff, to a flat 5% without tax credits from 15 November. (more...)
Kraus & Co Buys 1192 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) Kraus & Co Buys 1192 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX)
- November 16, 2017

It has underperformed by 33.21% the S&P500. The annualized dividend paid by United Technologies Corp is $2.80/share, now paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 11/16/2017. 2,560 were reported by Tru Department Mb Bancorp N A. 2,536 are held by Bourgeon Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp. Rhumbline Advisers holds 123,771 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Results of college faculty strike vote expected Results of college faculty strike vote expected
- November 16, 2017

OPSEU has urged its members to reject the contract. Students were told earlier this month that classes at Fanshawe would be extended until December 22 and would resume on January 3, but no decision was made on when the fall term would end. (more...)
OBC quota: SC stays Rajasthan High Court's interim order OBC quota: SC stays Rajasthan High Court's interim order
- November 16, 2017

The issue case up while a bench was deciding on a batch of taxation cases. With this, the total quota in the state for government jobs and seats in educational institutes would have increased to 54 per cent - higher than the 50 per cent ceiling set by the Supreme Court . (more...)
UCLA basketball players fly back to U.S. after shoplifting scandal in China UCLA basketball players fly back to U.S. after shoplifting scandal in China
- November 16, 2017

The players did not play in the game and were reportedly facing a 20-day home arrest, but U.S. President Donald Trump intervened on the players behalf, which may have had a role in the earlier-than-expected return. Guerrero said the trio visited several stores during 90 minutes of free time the team was given the night of November 6, and they stole items from three stores. (more...)
Kevin Spacey: Old Vic receives 20 allegations from staff Kevin Spacey: Old Vic receives 20 allegations from staff
- November 16, 2017

The theatre launched its investigation in October as Spacey faced mounting allegations of sexual assault and harassment. The Old Vic said a "cult of personality" had existed around Spacey during his time as director and that his stardom and status had prevented people, particularly junior staff and young actors, from speaking out. (more...)
US, Japan launch 10-day naval exercise amid N. Korea tension US, Japan launch 10-day naval exercise amid N. Korea tension
- November 16, 2017

In one of the biggest naval exercises in recent times, the US-Japan drill will involve 14,000 US servicemen, aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan including missile destroyers USS Stethem, USS Chafee and USS Mustin. On Wednesday, Trump vowed a global campaign of "maximum pressure" on North Korea, warning Pyongyang will not subject the world to "nuclear blackmail". (more...)
PM chairs BJP CEC meeting to decide candidates for Gujarat polls PM chairs BJP CEC meeting to decide candidates for Gujarat polls
- November 16, 2017

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Union Home minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and other members of the Centre Election Committee of the BJP. Even regional parties Shiv Sena and Samajwadi Party have joined the fray and will be contesting on a few seats. Gujarat assembly polls will take place in two phases on December 9 and 14. (more...)
Breaking down TCU vs. Texas Tech Breaking down TCU vs. Texas Tech
- November 16, 2017

The Horned Frogs followed up the huge win with a three-point victory in Lubbock in 2015 in which TCU running back Aaron Green caught a tipped pass in the end zone on fourth-down for the go-ahead touchdown with 23 seconds left in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Sunshine returns today, with more rain chances on the horizon for Wednesday Sunshine returns today, with more rain chances on the horizon for Wednesday
- November 16, 2017

A seasonal day with a chance of showers is ahead in Lancaster County. That slight chance for rain will gradually shift to the south Wednesday night and Thursday . Sharp temperature drop behind the frontal boundary. Until then, highs should still reach the 60s with increasing clouds. We will continue with lows in the upper 30s to near 40 as we head toward Thanksgiving. (more...)
BJP leader Shiv Kumar and his guards shot dead in Greater Noida BJP leader Shiv Kumar and his guards shot dead in Greater Noida
- November 16, 2017

Apart from a security guard who was also killed, there were two more in the vehicle. This incident comes just two months after BJP leader Gajender Bhati was murdered by two assailants in Ghaziabad. (more...)

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