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San Juan mayor attacks Trump, praises Bernie Sanders for new aid bill

San Juan mayor attacks Trump, praises Bernie Sanders for new aid bill The legislation also allots the United States territories $51 million for economic development. Only a fraction of that money would go to Puerto Rico. Walker said he was on the islands "coordinating and working on recovery efforts" with the government of Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), the U.S. [Full Article...]

China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea

China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea In August, September and October, mainland Chinese visitor numbers to the country fell 61.2 percent, 56.1 percent and 49.6 percent year-on-year respectively according to data from the Korea Tourism Organization. Still, the Beijing authorities reportedly required the tour packages not to include visits to affiliates of Lotte Group, such as its hotels and duty-free shops. [Full Article...]

Predominance of cash transactions is changing, says Jaitley

Predominance of cash transactions is changing, says Jaitley Paytm offers banking services like Debit Cards, Online Banking, Mobile Banking. By launching the payments bank, Paytm is mainly focusing on bringing financial services to hundreds of millions of un-served or underserved consumers across the country, claims the company. [Full Article...]

Here's how not to bring your Christmas tree home from the farm

Here's how not to bring your Christmas tree home from the farm Many of them were brought home on top of cars, like this one in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Sudbury police posted the photo to their Facebook page, reminding folks to transport their holiday trees responsibly. The vehicle was stopped about 40 kilometres west of Boston. No representatives from the police department were available to answer questions Tuesday evening, so it was not immediately clea... [Full Article...]

Tejas fighter jet 'very very capable': Singapore defence minister

Tejas fighter jet 'very very capable': Singapore defence minister Singapore's defence minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday said, "Navy agreement is significant". Here is the video of the flight. Tomorrow, Dr Ng will meet Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and co-chair the second India-Singapore Defence Ministers' Dialogue. [Full Article...]

Blue Jackets Defeat Hurricanes 3-2 in Shootout

Blue Jackets Defeat Hurricanes 3-2 in Shootout Columbus posted a 2-1 overtime victory at Montreal on November 14 but was not as fortunate on Monday as it suffered a 3-1 road setback against the Canadiens. The Hurricanes and Blue Jackets met for the third time this season. Carey Price was playing his first game since November 2 due to a lower-body injury, and he returned to the lineup to stop all 36 shots that he faced. [Full Article...]

'Provide evidence or stop crying': LeT founder Hafiz Saeed's son-in-law tells India

'Provide evidence or stop crying': LeT founder Hafiz Saeed's son-in-law tells India When asked if he likes Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed , he responded with a "yes" and added that he has met him. In Kashmir, it is between us and India. "Why don't you provide evidence instead of just using television clips of the Mumbai attacks?", Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Hafiz Saeed told Hindustan Times . [Full Article...]

Father implicated by judge to give evidence at toddler daughter's inquest

Father implicated by judge to give evidence at toddler daughter's inquest Come on ambulance please. Osama Braima, a consultant paediatrician, tried to resuscitate Poppi for almost an hour before she was pronounced dead. The children are his world. The second inquest was ordered after the first hearing - held by a different coroner, Ian Smith - was shrouded in secrecy and lasted just seven minutes. [Full Article...]

Reports of active shooter in downtown Reno

Reports of active shooter in downtown Reno There was a female hostage inside of the room at the time of the shooting. Residents are being asked to avoid the area. Officers closed 2nd, 4th and Sierra streets, as well as Commercial Row and nearby side streets. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported that police are using their vehicles as shields as they point assault weapons at the apartment building. This story is developing. [Full Article...]

Bellagio Las Vegas casino robbed at gunpoint as gamblers watch

Bellagio Las Vegas casino robbed at gunpoint as gamblers watch Police say the man wore a mask when he approached the poker cage on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Law enforcement officials in Las Vegas are investigating a reported robbery at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip - which caught the eye of actor James Woods , who was gambling at the time. [Full Article...]

Victoria becomes first Australia state to legalise euthanasia

The bill first passed the lower house of parliament in October before moving to the upper house where changes were made before it was passed. There are some exemptions for debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Premier Daniel Andrews said it was an overdue reform. State Premier Daniel Andrews, who supported the bill after the death of his father past year and allowed a conscience vo... [Full Article...]

One dead, two injured in Blue Mountains walking track collapse

One dead, two injured in Blue Mountains walking track collapse One person died in the incident. There are 15 ambulance resources responding, including three NSW Ambulance & Toll Rescue Helicopters, Special Operations Team Paramedics and a road medical team. Police have established a command post at the end of Falls Road and are urging members of the public to stay away. "Due to the remote location of the landslide it took rescuers some time to reach the s... [Full Article...]

Same sex marriage bill passes the Senate

Same sex marriage bill passes the Senate Hanson claimed there was not enough "tolerance" in the senate for those who supported the no campaign. In an historic moment, the Senate has just passed the marriage equality bill that was introduced by Liberal Senator Dean Smith , voting 43-12 in favour of same-sex marriage. [Full Article...]

Senior Saudi royal accused of corruption freed in $1 billion settlement agreement

Senior Saudi royal accused of corruption freed in $1 billion settlement agreement Prince Miteb, who is the cousin of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and headed Saudi Arabia's elite National Guard, was the most politically influential royal detained in the corruption crackdown. "May God give you long life, long life full of health, and keep you for us". Before his arrest the 64-year-old son of the late king Abdullah was sacked as the head of the Saudi National Guard. [Full Article...]

Hariri will quit if Hezbollah doesn't stay neutral

Hariri will quit if Hezbollah doesn't stay neutral He said he wanted his country to be neutral in all conflicts. "I am waiting for the neutrality which we agreed on in the government", he said. Hizbullah denies playing a military role in Yemen but has fighters in both Iraq and Syria. Raad would not answer questions about Hezbollah's disassociation from regional conflicts. "Disassociation should be in action and not through words, this means ac... [Full Article...]

Ricky Aguayo, Ryan Izzo were investigated in death of fraternity turtle

Ricky Aguayo, Ryan Izzo were investigated in death of fraternity turtle The Tallahassee Democrat was the first to report about the alleged incident, uncovering the police report after public records requests were filed looking into the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, which is under investigation after a pledge died in November. [Full Article...]

Trump 'considering' U.S. embassy Jerusalem move: VP

On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion formally declared the birth of Israel and later served as its first prime minister. Pence, who is to visit Jerusalem next month, said he would address the Israeli parliament during the trip and "bring a message of resolve and commitment to draw the United States and Israel even closer together, and to stand together in defense of all that we hold dear". [Full Article...]

DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad

DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad The website also includes a section about Catholic Advent and Christmas traditions and includes tips for how families can start their own traditions. 'WMATA's rejection of the Archdiocese's speech amounts to a violation of the First Amendment, plain and simple. In McFadden's view, the proposed WMATA ad was "comparatively mild" in terms of promulgating religion. [Full Article...]

Alec Baldwin Headlines Annual Iowa Democratic Gala

Alec Baldwin Headlines Annual Iowa Democratic Gala He said that former President Bill Clinton had told him to remind the audience that Democrats should focus on building a stronger message and encouraging voters to support the party, rather than simply waiting in hopes that the investigation into the president's ties to Russian Federation leads to impeachment. [Full Article...]

Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly

Noisy scenes in Punjab Assembly They alleged that the case against Khaira was a politically motivated conspiracy. The SAD was preparing to corner Khaira on the issue of drugs but changed its floor strategy after audio clip was released by Lok Insaaf Party leader Simarjit Singh Bains. [Full Article...]


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