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Coward cops quit before teen rape charges get them fired


The two officers were members of the NYPD's narcotics unit in south Brooklyn and were charged with rape, sexual abuse, sexual misconduct, and coercion. Acting district attorney Eric Gonzalez called the crimes a "flagrant betrayal of public trust" and vowed to hold the detectives accountable. The detectives then drove to the Coney Island precinct and dropped the teen off after ordering her not to talk about the incident, prosecutors said. Read More »

Queen's private estate revealed to have invested in BrightHouse through offshore portfolio


From at least 2004 to 2010, the duchy also invested in the Bermuda-based Jubilee Absolute Return Fund. A spokesperson for the Duchy of Lancaster said: "We operate a number of investments and a few of these are with overseas funds". " The Queen voluntarily pays tax on any income she receives from the Duchy". BrightHouse has since been accused of overcharging United Kingdom customers, and using hard sell tactics on people with mental health problems and learning disabilities. Read More »

Republicans push ahead with USA tax bill as Democrats sharpen attacks


Senators are still debating what to do about the treatment of state and local tax deductions, according to the person. "Overall, the tax cut would be smaller in 2027, because of the expiration of certain provisions in 2023 (including the new $300 family credit and 100 percent bonus depreciation), the effect of indexing tax parameters to a slower-growing measure of inflation, and the substitution of a child credit that is not indexed for inflation for personal exemptions that are indexed", ... Read More »

U.S. ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives


The Pentagon made that assertion in a letter to lawmakers who wanted to know about the logistics and human cost of any conflict with North Korea. The risks involved included a potential nuclear counter-attack by North Korea while USA forces attempted to disable its "deeply buried, underground facilities", he said. Read More »

Two eight-year-old boys dead after auto crashes into Sydney classroom


One girl, aged nine, was in a serious condition, the other two, both aged eight, were stable, a police statement said. Two children suffered cardiac arrest and were taken urgently to The Children's Hospital at Westmead. A witness reported seeing an elderly woman at the scene who appeared distressed. Police are asking parents who wish to collect their children to go to the school's Boronia Rd entrance. Read More »

Zona Soccer Selected to Host First Round of NCAA Tournament


Alabama is making its third NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2011. The Rebels concluded the regular season 10-6-3 overall, 3-5-2 in conference play. 2 Minnesota State. If the Noles beat Ole Miss, they'll play the victor of the Arizona TCU game in the next round. The winners of Saturday's games will advance to the second-round contest on Sunday, Nov. Read More »

Leaders need to act on gun violence


Instead, she said, the Brady Campaign is working to make gun violence measures a top-tier issue heading into the 2018 midterms. "One of his first actions as president trashed a new regulation that would have prevented potentially irresponsible and mentally incompetent people from being able to buy guns". Read More »

Analysts See $-0.02 EPS for Journey Energy Inc (JOY)


Qiagen NV (NASDAQ:QGEN) has risen 54.62% since November 6, 2016 and is uptrending. QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. Jane Street holds 174,789 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Meyer Handelman Co has invested 0.7% in QUALCOMM, Inc. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. Read More »

US Trade with Japan 'Not Fair or Open' Trump Tells Business Leaders


Abe, for his part, said Tokyo would shoot down missiles "if necessary". President Donald Trump is now overseas in Japan so, obviously, it calls for another one of his foolish statements about things he knows nothing about. Japan's Foreign Ministry said that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie have given a table runner adorned with golden embroidery to Trump, known for his affinity for gold. Read More »

Russian Lawyer: Trump Jr. Suggested Changing Law For Dirt On Clinton


The eldest Trump son eagerly accepted an invitation to the meeting, which was billed as an opportunity to receive Russian government "dirt" on Clinton. Russia does not have a "crown prosecutor", but Veselnitskaya has acknowledged ties to Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika. The Daily Caller has been told that she put the document together with the help of a London-based private research firm. Read More »

Duterte set to meet Trump in Vietnam for the first time


Both known for their firebrand language, Lim acknowledged that the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and Duterte is highly anticipated. Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Leo Herrera-Lim in a briefing on Monday said that while bilateral meetings between the two leaders have yet to be confirmed, there are "several opportunities" for Trump and Duterte to meet. Read More »

Apple revamped overseas ops to find new tax havens


Both Apple Sales International and Apple Operations International declared tax residency in Jersey back in 2014. A new report from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and its media partners says Apple sought out a new location to store its overseas cash to avoid paying higher taxes. Read More »

Trump Jr. Hinted at Review of Anti-Russia Law, Moscow Lawyer Says


But in a two-and-a-half-hour long interview with Bloomberg in Moscow, Veselnitskaya offered a much more damning account of the meeting, in which she says Don Jr. It's no secret by now that Trump Jr., along with his brother-in-law and Trump administration adviser Jared Kushner , met with a Russian lawyer with strong government connections to the Kremlin named Natalia Veselnitskaya in the summer of 2016. Read More »

Maute stragglers killed in Marawi

And we believe that hopefully is asi Amin Baco at saka iyung Mahalam, an Indonesian and Abdullah Hapilon, the son of Isnilon. "It's still unconfirmed", de la Rosa said. Both leaders were killed when the Philippine military launched heavy bombing on their suspected strongholds in Marawi last October 16. "Baco's remains is now the subject of an ongoing aggressive search", he added. Read More »

Bollywood celebs attend Deepika Padukone's Padmavati party


She was finishing some patchwork but he asked her to attend the event and complete her shoot after that. In a career spanning over seven years, Ranveer Singh has played versatile roles on the big screen. "Nor was Ranveer Singh upset as he and Deepika Padukone were seen flirting with each other on Instagram just yesterday after he put up a picture of his". Read More »

Blake Lively Looks Completely Unrecognizable On The Set Of Her New Movie!


Are you shocked by Blake's latest look? Blake Lively's made a habit of picking roles post-Gossip Girl that have required her to transform in some way. The Rhythm Section is produced by James Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli and is viewed as a possible franchise. Described as a "female-driven worldwide espionage thriller", The Rhythm Section will be an adaptation of British writer Mark Burnell's novel of the same name. Read More »

Negotiations continue in Ontario college strike


Both sides returned to the bargaining table on Thursday in an effort to find a deal to end a faculty strike at Ontario's 24 colleges that has dragged on since October 16. The union has previously emphasized the importance of a fairer deal for the thousands of contract workers at Ontario colleges. However speaking with CP24 Monday afternoon, faculty bargaining team member Ravi Ramkissoonsingh said the college team has "thrown a bomb into the process" with their latest move. Read More »

Florida State University fraternity member found dead after party


Coffey, of Pompano Beach , was turning into an individual from the society through a procedure known as promising. University President John Thrasher made the announcement on Monday. "And the sooner they can come to the table and we can all talk and find those solutions, the sooner this will be lifted", he said. University officials say, in the coming weeks, the Division of Student Affairs will create and implement new measures in collaboration with students and other stakeholder groups. Read More »

Priti Patel rebuked by Theresa May - but escapes sack - over Israel meetings


Three days after the worldwide development secretary said that everything was above board, the Department for global Development has put out a "clarification" which makes clear that Johnson did not know about the trip in advance. She said: "The stuff that is out there is it, as far as I am concerned". "While away, I had the opportunity to meet a number of people and organisations". Read More »

War With Kim Jong Un 'Must Not Happen,' South Korea Says


In June, the Treasury Department declared the Bank of Dandong a "primary money laundering concern" for serving as a gateway for North Korea to access the U.S. Elite U.S. forces have long trained to respond in the case of a so-called "loose nuke" in the hands of terrorists. The Pentagon said that calculating "best- or worst-case casualty scenarios" was challenging and would depend on the "nature, intensity and duration" of a North Korean attack; how much warning civilians would have to ... Read More »

Anthony Weiner expected to report to prison Monday


The facility in Ayer, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Boston, has over 1,000 inmates at the medical center and over 100 more at an adjacent minimum security satellite camp. Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, did not appear at his sentencing in September . Anthony Weiner sobbed at his sentencing , telling Judge Denise Cote "I was a very sick man for a very long time". Read More »

Damage, Possible Tornadoes Reported as Severe Storms Batter Midwest


The tornado, with winds of about 100 miles per hour, touched down in Oxford Township, which is south of Sandusky. A WDRB photographer did find some wind damage on Monday morning in Salem. There limited reports of wind damage throughout the area. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department reported storms blew down trees and power lines in that area about 50 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky. Read More »

Johnson to call Iran after reports comments could harm Zaghari-Ratcliffe case


Her husband and her employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, deny that Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been working or teaching as a journalist. "Like Richard Ratcliffe, her husband, I see a direct correlation between this statement by Boris Johnson , who rightly condemned the treatment that Nazanin has received in Iran , and the fact that Nazanin was brought once again into Court on Saturday 4 November and accused of "spreading propaganda against the regime". Read More »

Paul Manafort Seeks Expanded Release, Offers Properties, Insurance as Collateral


On Monday, she said she is not very likely to grant Manafort or Gates the freedom to travel internationally and is inclined to require them to stay in the Washington area for work, unless such trips are cleared in advance. It was also revealed on Monday that former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation after he lied about his interactions with foreign officials close to the Russian government, ... Read More »

USA embassy in Turkey starts to issue visas

The resumption of visa services comes one day before Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is set to meet with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington. Turkish authorities, commenting on the arrest of the Consulate General's employee, noted that he had links with the movement of Fethullah Gulen. Turkey has also pledged to inform the U.S. Read More »

National Hurricane Center: Depression forms in Atlantic, poses no threat to US


The depression, which is 900 miles east of Bermuda, is no threat to the US, but notable during this busy hurricane season for its potential to become the 17th name storm of the year. IF this storm reaches 39 miles per hour winds and has a defined center of circulation, it would become the 17th tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Read More »

Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama

A civilian suffered injuries in the crossfire, a police spokesman said. But as soon the joint team intensified the searches, militants opened fire and the encounter broke out. Local sources told Rising Kashmir that intermittent exchange of firing is now going-on. He has been identified as Tariq Ahmad sustained a bullet injury during simultaneous clashes between protesting civilians and the security forces near the encounter site. Read More »

Woman fired for flipping Trump the bird


That section reads : "Covered Social Media Activity that contains discriminatory, obscene malicious or threatening content, is knowingly false, create [sic] a hostile work environment, or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to discipline up to an including termination of employment". Read More »

#Paradise Papers: BJP leaders Jayant Sinha and Ravindra Sinha named


The documents revealed that how firms based in Singapore and Bermuda help the global rich to move their money overseas. 3- There are 180 countries in the list and India is ranked 19. Appleby is a firm based in Bermuda and Asiaciti Trust is based in Singapore. Sinha is listed as a minority shareholder while wife Rita Kishore Sinha is a director of SIS Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd. Read More »

Zimbabwe: Mugabe sacks vice president Mnangagwa

Mr Mnangagwa, 75, displayed "traits of disloyalty", Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo said. Mnangagwa's removal provides a boost for Mugabe's wife, Grace, who has been a vocal critic of the vice president and is also seen as a potential successor to her husband. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty flat in late morning deals on Monday


A see-saw trend was seen during the day, as the Sensex went up by 25 points to 33,710.15 in early trade and then advanced by 163 points to touch a day's high at 33,848.42 before noon. On the other hand, the S&P BSE banking index fell by 94.76 points, capital goods index by 69.79 points and energy index by 20.71 points. ONGC edged down marginally while Oil India rose about 1 percent on reports that the government plans to divest as many as 15 fields developed and operated by the companies to ... Read More »