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Gov. Brown nudged to sign bill enabling more homeless shelters

Gov. Brown nudged to sign bill enabling more homeless shelters Housing in California, particularly major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco, has increasingly failed to meet demand. "We have spent 50 years in this state digging ourselves into a deep hole by making it harder and harder to build housing; by coming up with every conceivable excuse in the book why we don't need housing; by putting obstacle after obstacle in the way of new housing", said S... [Full Article...]

"Erratic driver" dressed in black combat suit tasered by police in Melbourne

Acting Superintendent Newman confirmed the man was armed with a weapon but would not go into further details. "No injuries have been reported". The Bomb Response Unit searched the 4WD as a precaution and the area was cordoned off with police urging people to avoid the area. [Full Article...]

Yom Kippur begins at sundown: what is the Jewish holiday?

Yom Kippur begins at sundown: what is the Jewish holiday? Israeli police have called in reinforcements, and thousands of officers were deployed across Jerusalem. Yom Kippur completes the annual period known in Judaism as the High Holy Days or sometimes the Days of Awe. It's a way to draw closer to God and to seek forgiveness for sins. Additionally, Yom Kippur falls on the Sabbath this year, so you can wish those in synagogue a "good shabbos" or "Shabbat ... [Full Article...]

Rival Factions Submit Fresh Affidavits To Election Commission — AIADMK Symbol Case

Rival Factions Submit Fresh Affidavits To Election Commission — AIADMK Symbol Case Sources said the October 6 hearing is being held by EC to determine if rival groups led by Dhinakaran and Deepa have any evidence of majority support they claim to command among party workers, so as to enable the poll panel to decide if there is indeed a valid dispute over AIADMK's "poll symbol". [Full Article...]

Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of U.S. election

Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of U.S. election Twitter on Thursday disclosed details about suspicious activity on its network during last year's USA election after it met two congressional committees conducting probes into Russian meddling, but a top Democrat slammed its presentation as "deeply disappointing". [Full Article...]

United Nations finally agrees to investigate Saudi's actions in Yemen

United Nations finally agrees to investigate Saudi's actions in Yemen The Dutch draft resolution had found backing from European and other countries. A report by Human Rights Watch says this is exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country. Human Rights Council adopted by consensus, without a vote, a resolution that the Yemeni delegation accepted. Zeid, a Jordanian prince, has repeatedly sought a Commission of Inquiry to look into crimes including a... [Full Article...]

Orange Shirt Day a learning opportunity for schools in Cornwall, SDG

Orange Shirt Day a learning opportunity for schools in Cornwall, SDG Forty years later, the Orange Shirt Day movement was born in B.C.as a way to commemorate the residential school experience and honour survivors like Webstad and their families. He said when he was in elementary school, he visited a former residential school turned cultural centre - The Woodland Cultural Centre near Brantford - which opened his eyes to their history. [Full Article...]

Police use force to foil Moharram processions in Srinagar

Police use force to foil Moharram processions in Srinagar The official said PTCL will be providing the relief centres with landline numbers to avoid disruption in services due to the suspension of cellular signals and that the control rooms will also be given landline numbers. According to the traffic plan, MA Jinnah Road has been divided into 23 sub-sectors, while shops and the 287 entry points leading to MA Jinnah Road have also been sealed. [Full Article...]

Frustrations mount over undelivered donations to Puerto Rico

Frustrations mount over undelivered donations to Puerto Rico Duke is likely to visit the US island territory to see the recovery effort next Tuesday, along with President Trump . Trump told reporters on Friday, "We have done an incredible job considering there's absolutely nothing to work with". "This is a 'people are dying" story" This is a life-or-death story'. Drew's comments followed reports that thousands of shipping containers had been sitting in... [Full Article...]

Car Strikes Multiple People Near New York's Penn Station

Car Strikes Multiple People Near New York's Penn Station A view of the scene where a van struck pedestrians near Penn Station in New York City. The crash happened during the height of rush hour in an area of Manhattan that is packed with commuters heading to Penn Station. Sources tell NY1 that police are looking into the possibility that the floor mat in the vehicle got stuck on top of the accelerator, compromising the driver's ability to maneuver his... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico tournament moves to SC due to Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico tournament moves to SC due to Hurricane Maria People are dying, people are in need, and we need to have a better, faster and immediate response", Gonzalez said. "There are millions of meals and millions of liters of water that are on the island right now that are in the process of being distributed", Kaniewski said during a live interview . [Full Article...]

Azealia Banks Slid Into Nicki Minaj DMs With Apology

Azealia Banks Slid Into Nicki Minaj DMs With Apology That from here on out, I will never say anything negative or catty things about you ever again'. A fan responded to the tweet in an attempt to comfort Minaj , writing: "Talk about shade they can't do it now cause you a #Queen", but the hip-hop beauty insisted in her reply that nothing has changed. [Full Article...]

US sends more aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria's destruction

US sends more aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria's destruction These pictures show how Hurricane Maria has reduced the lush green landscape of Puerto Rico to a muddy brown in images captured from space. The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by American owned-and-operated ships. [Full Article...]

Man suspected of killing Polk County detective captured after manhunt

Man suspected of killing Polk County detective captured after manhunt Two Georgia police officers were shot, one fatally, Friday while checking on a stolen vehicle in the northwest region of the state, a county official said. Authorities are also saying a female suspect is in custody. The man suspected of killing a Polk County, Ga. detective was wanted in Walker County for violating the terms of his probation, Sheriff Steve Wilson said. [Full Article...]

Saudi women can drive, but it's not a feminist paradise quite yet

Saudi women can drive, but it's not a feminist paradise quite yet With aggressive nationalism ruling the roost and the new labour laws, Indians, the largest expatriate community in Saudi Arabia , are expected to face a job crunch. As Saudi women become more involved in government and business, it also became impractical to deny them the basic right to transport themselves. Religious custom has sometimes created obstacles between Muslim countries and Weste... [Full Article...]

Trump official calls Puerto Rico response "a good news story"

Trump official calls Puerto Rico response This is a people-are-dying story. The department announced the trip Thursday evening after Duke's "good news" comments at the White House earlier that day. Virgin Islands. With wind gusts of 150 miles per hour, the storm left massive flooding across Puerto Rico. Besides commercial flights, some humanitarian relief flights are getting into San Juan. [Full Article...]

White House probing private email use after revelations about Kushner and others

White House probing private email use after revelations about Kushner and others Politico said at least five current and former White House officials used private email to conduct government business: Trump's son in law and adviser Jared Kushner , daughter Ivanka, economic adviser Gary Cohn, former strategic adviser Steve Bannon and former chief of staff Reince Priebus. [Full Article...]

Saints open practice in London with roster additions

Saints open practice in London with roster additions He's been out for a little bit now but he's obviously a great element to what our offense can do. Payton replied, "I wouldn't know that, in other words I think that would be a question for Mr. LB Nate Stupar was a limited participant because of a hamstring injury. New Orleans also moved linebacker Ben Heeney from the practice squad to the active roster, while placing defensive tackle David... [Full Article...]

Relief for Puerto Rico Takes Off From Philly

Relief for Puerto Rico Takes Off From Philly Twelve children hospitalized at the San Jorge Children's Hospital in San Juan depend on ventilators to survive, but the hospital has only a limited amount of fuel for generators, said Domingo Cruz Vivaldi, the hospital's executive director. [Full Article...]

Vidya Balan meets with an accident in Mumbai, escapes unhurt

Vidya Balan meets with an accident in Mumbai, escapes unhurt DNA quoted a source as saying, "She (Vidya) is fine and has not sustained any injuries". Reports from a leading daily mentioned that there were no injuries and that it was a minor accident which led to vehicle damage. The slice-of-life film marks the directorial debut of Suresh Triveni and produced under the banners of T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment. Tumhari Sulu , which also stars Mana... [Full Article...]


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