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Minister sacked over allegations about personal conduct found dead

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The force said his death was not being treated as suspicious, while the Press Association news agency said Sargeant was understood to have committed suicide. "He was somebody I became very friendly with in the Welsh Assembly during my time there, and it will be shocking to everyone he has worked with", said Mr Davies. Read More »

APEC summit to help promote Russia's approaches to regional cooperation - Foreign Ministry

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Apec is highly interested in China's Belt and Road Initiative, which is about investments in projects and development of infrastructure that will enhance connectivity in the region. APEC is a 21-member group comprising Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam . Read More »

Critics carp at 'impatient' Donald Trump on trip to Japan

President Donald Trump says he's looking forward to golfing with Japan's prime minister and one of the country's top professional golfers. He says he hopes to turn that around. In the interview, Trump mentioned Akie Abe while explaining why he got up from his seat to go talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin. They posed for photos and were to have lunch with Japanese golfer Hideki Matsuyama (hih-DEH'-kee maht-soo-YAH'-mah) before all three play nine holes of golf. Read More »

Poll Shows Tie Ahead Of Va. Gubernatorial Election

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Gillespie rejected that characterization and said he was gaining ground against Northam because of his substantive policies and plans to bolster Virginia's economy. Gillespie is a former Republican National Committee chairman. Gillespie's campaign has blasted an ad aired by an outside group supporting Northam, quickly taken down, that showed a white man in a pickup truck with a Confederate flag and a Gillespie sticker chasing down minority children. Read More »

Dialight Plc (DIA) Insider Buys 1084 Shares of Stock

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BTG plc (LON:BTG) has 0.00% since November 7, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 13.26% the S&P500. They now have a GBX 430.00 target price on the company. 602.51 million shares or 1.81% more from 591.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Byerwalter Mariann H sold $72,199 worth of stock or 4,381 shares. Read More »

Changes to open enrollment for health insurance

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Everybody should have access to affordable health care and access to prevention and the kind of treatments that they need regardless of their circumstances and what ZIP code they live in and what they make a year. Silver plans are where the real action is. However, last month the Trump administration announced that the federal government will no longer reimburse insurers for cost-sharing subsidies. Read More »

Russian zookeeper attacked by Siberian tiger, recovering in hospital

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Since the incident took place inches away from the fence that separated the onlookers, many witnesses were close enough to take pictures of the attack. A spokesman for the zoo said: 'This is the first time in the history of the zoo that a tiger attacked a man. Russia's Investigative Committee launched a probe but the zoo said the employee breached safety regulations. Read More »

'Poison woman' sentenced to death for partner serial killings

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Kakehi has become notorious over accusations she dispatched a number of elderly men she was involved with, drawing comparisons with the spider that kills its mate after copulation. Kakehi admitted to killing her fourth husband in 2013, "I killed him... because he gave other women tens of millions of yen but did not give me even a penny". Read More »

Soggy, cool day ahead; sunshine returns late-week

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Actually, several weak low pressures will track along this front from Tuesday through Thursday , bringing repeated chances of showers across the Mid-Atlantic through the middle of the week. Thursday's high tops out in the lower 50s and Friday's hits the 50° mark. That will keep us with sunshine through Friday with warmer middle to upper 50's, just a few degrees below normal. Read More »

Fox News stops running TV ad calling for Trump impeachment

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Billionaire Tom Steyer , who has launched a $10 million campaign calling for President Trump's impeachment, speaks during a rally at San Francisco City Hall on October 24. "The only plausible explanation seems to be that Fox News capitulated to political pressure from the Trump administration itself", Steyer counsel Brad Deutsch wrote in the letter . Read More »

'Severe' Air Pollution In Delhi, Visibility Reduced To 200 Metres

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But the pollution was recorded highest in Punjabi Bagh with AQI 999 and 852 in RK Puram. Earlier in the day, the pollution level in the national capital remained critical on Tuesday morning. "The moisture has trapped emissions from ground level sources", Dipankar Saha, CPCB's air lab chief, was quoted as saying by PTI . The Indian Medical Association's declaration came as the USA embassy website said levels of the fine pollutants known as PM2.5 that are most harmful to health reached ... Read More »

Trump administration to drop protections for Central Americans and Haitians

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Last week Secretary of State Rex Tillerson notified the Department of Homeland Security that conditions in Central America and Haiti no longer required thousands of immigrants to be exempted from deportation. Haiti remains embroiled in a cholera epidemic that began during recovery from a devastating 2010 quake. "Suggesting that TPS beneficiaries should return home in the face of such risks is not only inhumane, but could destabilize each country". Read More »

My dream is to create a good Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan

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Speaking more about the launch of the application, the actor said that this platform can be used by the people "wherever wrong happens". For his political party, Haasan indicated that he would crowd-sourced funds to ensure transparency. There were speculations that he will launch his party today on his birthday but the actor said that groundwork needs to be done before making any announcement. Read More »

Ramaphosa picks Naledi Pandor as presidential running mate

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He also fielded current secretary- general Gwede Mantashe and Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile as national chairperson and treasurer-general respectively on his slate. "Now we have a deputy president who goes to an ANC meeting and pronounces slates while we have resolved on fighting slate politics", Maphatsoe said. Read More »

Cloudy, chance of morning showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

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Wind gusts could be up to 30 miles per hour in the valley and 60 miles per hour or higher over Sierra crests, forecasters say. In addition to bringing some rain, it will kick off the most prolonged stretch of cold weather for the region since last spring. Read More »

Modi government imposed "poorly designed" GST on farmers and traders,Manmohan Singh

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The former prime minister termed November 8 as a " black day " for the Indian economy and democracy. "Nowhere in the world has any nation taken such a drastic step that sweeped off 86% of the currency", he said. # Did PM consider alternative of the high speed train by upgrading broad gauge railway? The former PM wondered if raising questions about bullet trains made one anti-development, or questioning GST or demonetisation made one a tax evader. Read More »

Mwau, NGOs file poll petitions against Uhuru Kenyatta

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Chebukati declared Uhuru victor with a 98 per cent margin while the other seven candidates shared about one per cent. NASA leader Raila Odinga boycotted the elections but his name was on the ballot. The apex court, in a majority decision of four judges against six, annulled the August 8 election saying it was not conducted as the law dictates. The High Court however dismissed the case by Mwau on basis that only Supreme Court has the constitutional jurisdiction to hear matters touching on ... Read More »

2017 will be among the hottest years in history

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A few places had record cold against the overall warming trend, such as -25.4C (-13.7°F) in Bariloche, Argentina, in July. Taalas mentioned the powerful Atlantic hurricanes like Irma, Jose and Maria that have besieged the Caribbean and the United States, the record-breaking temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit in South Asia and the Middle East, monsoons in South Asia that killed 1,200, and the drought in Somalia that has led to a vicious cholera outbreak. Read More »

Mamata Banerjee: Use 'black DPs' to protest GST, note ban

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Mamata has already announced plans for intensifying the agitation against demonetisation from its first anniversary on Wednesday. Much like Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's nickname for GST - " Gabbar Singh Tax " - earlier this year, "Great Selfish Tax" became a pan-India Twitter trend within an hour. Read More »

Pakistani ex-premier appears in court on corruption charges

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Setting aside the decision, the IHC asked Sharif to submit a fresh plea to the accountability court, which was ordered to consider the case again and give a detailed verdict. The anti-graft body was given six weeks, from the date of the apex court's order, to file the reference in an accountability court while the accountability court was granted six months to wrap up the proceedings. Read More »

Kerala love jihad: 'Hadiya is safe and healthy; no harassment'

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The assertions made by the Commission is contrary to the allegations raised by activists that Hadiya is being subjected to harassment at her house by the father. Replying to another question, Ms Sharma said she was waiting for November 27 to go to the court. Chief Justice Dipak Mishra observed that a 24-year-old woman can not be controlled by her father for her personal decisions. Read More »

Gunmen Attack Television Station In Afghan Capital Kabul

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Ambulances and security forces have converged on the area. Taliban has denied its involvment in the attack. According to the latest data, gunfire is still being heard, while more than 100 employees are kept inside the building. Kabul has been rocked by a series of deadly attacks in recent weeks as the Taliban and Islamic State insurgents step up offensives against security installations and mosques. Read More »

Dallas man arrested at White House, wanted to 'kill all white police'

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The protective personnel were warned "to be on the lookout for Michael Arega, who reportedly traveled to Washington D.C. for the objective of killing "all white police" at the White House", the Secret Service said in a statement. Arega was taken to the Metropolitan Police Department and arrest charges are now pending. Arega was not armed when he was arrested, and was under investigation for allegedly making felony threats, Secret Service spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw told Reuters by telephone. Read More »

Carter Page testifies he told Sessions about Russian Federation trip

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Page, a former Merrill Lynch investment banker in Moscow, has attracted the scrutiny of investigators for his numerous contacts with Russian Federation. Page said he had no direct relationship with the Russian government, though he conceded that he may have spoken with different Russian government officials over the years. Read More »

Angry wife forces Doha-Bali flight to divert to Chennai

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She unlocked his phone using his thumb impression, later to discover that her husband was cheating on him. From 1 December, 2017, the airline will also operate a daily flight to Krabi and from 12 December this year it will fly four times a week to Chiang Mai. Read More »

Coward cops quit before teen rape charges get them fired

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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

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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

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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

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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 »