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15 dead brought to KEM Hospital, 25 hurt, confirms BMC

15 dead brought to KEM Hospital, 25 hurt, confirms BMC The 15 victims who have lost their lives have apparently died due to suffocation. According to police officials, the incident took place at around 9.30 am on the foot overbridge at the Dadar end of the station. Senior Railway had also rushed to the spot to provide any assistance to the injured ones. All the injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals and rescue operations are underway. [Full Article...]

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK CNN, quoting a source in Yingluck's Pheu Thai Party, said she had left Dubai for London two weeks ago and was there to seek political asylum, confirming a Reuters report yesterday (Sept 28) that she had left Dubai for London on Sept 11. Thaksin's Puea Thai Party did not comment to Reuters on Prayuth's disclosure that Yingluck was in Dubai. Police Gen. Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said the police searc... [Full Article...]

Graft probe seeks Duterte accounts: Central bank

Graft probe seeks Duterte accounts: Central bank Trillanes had also requested the Anti-Money Laundering Council to determine the nature of the wealth of the Dutertes, especially that of President Rodrigo Duterte. The ombudsman's office has not responded to AFP's request for comment. "We can confirm that we received bank transactions coming from the AMLC, bank transactions generated by the AMLC", Carandang said in a recorded interview in a 'TV ... [Full Article...]

Hyderabad hugs 117th rung in global destination survey

Hyderabad hugs 117th rung in global destination survey Based on visitor volume and spend for the 2016 calendar year, the in-depth analysis also provides a forecast for growth in 2017, insight on the fastest growing destination cities, and a deeper understanding of why people travel and how they spend around the world. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump book donation snubbed by United States librarian

Melania Trump book donation snubbed by United States librarian The books were sent as part of a White House effort to mark National Read a Book Day on September 6. Cambridgeport Elementary School Librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro turned down the books in an open letter, saying both that the donations should have gone to schools in greater need and criticizing Seuss as racist. [Full Article...]

I Will Negotiate With Dems on Health Care in Coming Months

I Will Negotiate With Dems on Health Care in Coming Months Senator Paul has been a staunch advocate for association health plans which would allow small businesses to pool together across state lines through their membership in a trade or professional group to purchase health coverage for their employees and their families. [Full Article...]

Diocese makes donation to assist in hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico

Diocese makes donation to assist in hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico This morning Sen. Bob Menendez said the White House canceled a military transport for a dozen or so members of Congress who wanted to see for themselves what was happening on the island. Murray Garcia, Quinn and Ortiz all said they were anxious and shocked when they saw news reports of the hurricane's damage. He said the federal government needs to send more military support to the island of... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief tells Myanmar to end anti-Rohingya operations

United Nations chief tells Myanmar to end anti-Rohingya operations More than 50 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are missing after their boat capsized, with 19 confirmed dead, Bangladesh police said on Friday, as a new surge in the numbers fleeing a Myanmar military campaign took the total to more than half a million. [Full Article...]

Naholo returns with Havili set for test debut

Naholo returns with Havili set for test debut Barrett was recalled when Lima Sopoaga was forced to drop out of the squad because of the impending birth of his first child. The Pumas know if they can eliminate the kind of lapse that allowed three late All Black tries in New Plymouth, they might keep New Zealand under enough pressure to record a historic win. [Full Article...]

Lloyds Of London Interim Profit Dips In "Relatively Benign" First Half

Lloyds Of London Interim Profit Dips In Lloyd's of London says it is expecting net losses of $4.5bn (£3.4bn) on policies covering the Caribbean and Florida after hurricanes Harvey and Irma . The insurance market reported pre-tax profit of £1.22bn, compared with £1.46bn this time a year ago. However, insurance companies cover themselves through the so-called "reinsurance" market, where companies take out insurance themselves. [Full Article...]

China sets 2019 deadline for NEVs

China sets 2019 deadline for NEVs The target will then rise to 12 per cent of total sales in 2020 and is expected to continue rise during the 2020s. The targets remove an explicit 8 percent quota target for next year, but otherwise match previously announced plans that global automakers have said will be "impossible" to achieve. [Full Article...]

Euro, stocks slip after Germany's Merkel hangs on to power

Euro, stocks slip after Germany's Merkel hangs on to power USA markets also slipped back yesterday, closing lower, partly on the back of some risk aversion but also as a result of a big sell-off in the tech sector, which saw Facebook, Netflix and Apple all decline sharply. The yen, which traditionally performs strongly in jittery markets, was beginning to fade meanwhile having gone as high as 111.550 yen to the dollar as gold also dropped off a 1-week h... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico needs food, water and fuel. Can lifting shipping restrictions help?

Puerto Rico needs food, water and fuel. Can lifting shipping restrictions help? The U.S. military will introduce a new senior commander in Puerto Rico, a three-star officer who will coordinate military relief efforts following Hurricane Maria but not command a full joint task force that has been formed after similar operations in the past. [Full Article...]

Gillibrand: Trump tax reform plan 'cruel joke'

Gillibrand: Trump tax reform plan 'cruel joke' All three face re-election in 2018. Trump says he wants to keep the US competitive, so his framework suggests reducing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. Trump said corporations have parked many trillions of dollars in foreign countries, and many have incorporated overseas in order to avoid the punitive tax system altogether. [Full Article...]

Young: Man United ready to battle on all fronts

They look a happier settled squad with media professionals covering the team since the summer noting a change in the mood around Carrington. While Jones has been playing with an ankle injury and Carrick has only played once in the Carabao Cup this season for the Red Devils. [Full Article...]

Auburn's Chuck Person Suspended Without Pay After Arrest, Bribe Charges

Auburn's Chuck Person Suspended Without Pay After Arrest, Bribe Charges Montgomery Sr. said. "For the 10 charged men, the madness of college basketball went well beyond the Big Dance in March". According to court documents, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the case since 2015. According to documents, the prospect committed in June. "We got lucky on this one", Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said of the commitment in June. "That is me, '" Ki... [Full Article...]

Tax Reform Package the First Step Towards Tax Relief

The tax reform framework from the "Big Six" is now out, but in the transfer tax area, we're still pretty much where we were in January. Allows full expensing for short-lived capital investment, such as equipment and machinery, for at least five years. [Full Article...]

Seoul: More N. Korea provocations in October

Seoul: More N. Korea provocations in October Ri said on Monday the North's right to countermeasures included shooting down USA bombers "even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country". "I doubt very much that any of the North Korean aircraft would be successful taking on our fighter escorts", said David Maxwell of Center for Security Studies, the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. [Full Article...]

US May Deploy Even More Stealth Bombers To Korean Peninsula, Officials Say

US May Deploy Even More Stealth Bombers To Korean Peninsula, Officials Say In a show of force on Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighters flew east of North Korea , in what the Pentagon said was the farthest north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone that any U.S. The last time the U.S. flew B-1s near North Korea, four advanced jet fighters accompanied it. There Are 25 million people living in Seoul, just 35 miles from the North Korean border. [Full Article...]

Details emerge on Russia-linked Facebook posts before 2016 election

Details emerge on Russia-linked Facebook posts before 2016 election The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked top tech companies Google , Facebook and Twitter to testify about Russian interference in United States politics, a Senate aide confirmed Wednesday. Twitter Inc shares were unchanged in premarket trading Thursday. Meanwhile, Zuckerberg said his company will begin self-regulation itself and publicly reveal all ads shown to users. [Full Article...]


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