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Cut in quantum of Cauvery water disappointing: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami


The announcement was made after a high-level meeting held by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Just after the verdict, Stalin had begun urging the state government to cut across party lines on the dispute. The apex court's verdict, however, saw mixed reactions in Tamil Nadu. Palaniswami on Saturday said the Cauvery Water Tribunal had apportioned 192 tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu and diminishment of 14.75 tmcft, and distributing 177.25 tmcft to the state in the decision was "frustrating". Read More »

Battlefield 1's Apocalypse expansion closes out the Premium Pass today


The Apocalypse DLC is now available to all Premium Pass owners and will become available to all Battlefield 1 owners in two weeks. Patch notes for the update have not yet been released, but we'll report back once we have them. This DLC also comes with a new stationary weapon, new assignments, new unlocks, and a new specialization type. Battlefield 1 is out now for PC, PS4 and Xbox One . Read More »

Teen accused in Florida school shooting confessed, authorities say; funerals begin


Trump said earlier on Friday that he is traveling to Florida to meet with people impacted by the shooting . Arguably the most memorable moment came when high school student Emma Gonzalez took to the podium and attacked the United States president and other politicians for accepting political donations from the National Rifle Association, a powerful gun rights lobby group. Read More »

United States fails to put Pakistan on FATF watchlist


He said in his tweet that our efforts paid off as no consensus was reached on U.S. led motion to put Pakistan on watch list during the FATF Paris meeting on Tuesday. Acknowledging that Islamabad has "always been selective" in combating terrorist groups who use its territory as a base of operations, an anonymous USA official told Reuters, "It is time for that to stop, and so we are working with our allies, who also are affected, to see effective action against groups such as the Haqqanis ... Read More »

Severe weather ceremony cancelled due to severe weather


Colyer's office highlighted how emergency preparedness likely helped save lives past year, pointing out that while there were 60 tornadoes in 2017, there were no deaths attributed to those incidents. Flooding is the number one cause of weather-related deaths behind heat. This drill can be accomplished in conjunction with the weekly National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) All-Hazards Radio test that will run at 9 a.m. Read More »

'Why can't court decide policy matters', asks Supreme Court


We know the Government of India's policy is very dynamic. Appearing for NGO Lok Prahari, its General Secretary S.N. Shukla said that it has been 11 years since all parties in a meeting convened by the Lok Sabha Speaker unanimously chose to have a mechanism for fixing the salaries and allowances of the MPs but nothing has moved so far. Read More »

Hadiya: Embraced Islam, married Shafin Jahan on my own free will


She also mentioned that she wants to remain wife of Shafin Jahan. "I further pray that this court may be kind enough to appoint my husband as my guardian", said Hadiya, adding that she "continues to live in confinement". I could not go home even after completion of my studies in Islam only because my parents were insisting me to return to home by giving up my belief in Islam. Read More »

Trump to Pa. GOP: Fight those maps!


Republicans in the state have vowed to challenge the state Supreme court map in the court system. "Your Original was correct!" "This map constitutes a new standard for judicial activism", Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Val DiGiorgio said in a statement. Read More »

Trump Criticizes Everyone But Russia for 2016 Election Meddling


President Donald Trump is venting his fury over the Russian Federation probe. Trump , ensconced at Mar-a-Lago, has so far stayed away from the golf course even though the weather has been sunny and nearly 80 degrees - in what aides describe as showing respect for the 17 killed in a mass school shooting in Florida this week. Read More »

Florida Gov. Rick Scott calls on FBI Director Chris Wray to resign


Administrators contemplated him as a potential threat, one of the teachers reported that a warning had been emailed previous year declining the permission to let him enter the campus with his backpack. Students are evacuated by police from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla ., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Read More »

(JPM) Position Cut by Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY

The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $292,226. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, December 6 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 16. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold". Read More »

Norway leads medal count in PyeongChang 2018


The joint Korean women's ice hockey team has bowed out of the PyeongChang Olympics after its fifth straight loss. By the time Team Korea skated in its final Olympic game against Sweden Tuesday, it was playing only for seventh place. Read More »

MA Increases Stake in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

Ally Financial Inc bought 23,000 shares as the company's stock rose 1.54% with the market. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.41% EPS growth. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Costco Wholesale Co. will post 6.71 EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting


He says the ideal situation is to confront trauma "head on with the support" and to seek out counselors, pastors or others as needed. New details are emerging about the suspected gunman in the Florida high school shooting. "That's unacceptable. That's a joke", said Democratic Sen. The report also noted that in 2015 Cruz had a "Nazi symbol drawn on his book bag" and "hate signs on a book bag stating, 'I hate n--'". Read More »

Niger APC 'Recycling' Defectors - PDP


The PDP called on INEC to investigate the early campaign by Bello and the APC, urging on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe into the alleged spending of N2billion by to organise a wasteful rally, when the governor could not pay workers salaries and infrastructure development lacking in the past two years. Read More »

Government to review university tuition fees


Latest figures for Maastricht University in the Netherlands show that for 2017/18 there were 349 United Kingdom students registered at the institution, compared with 312 in 2012 - the year tuition fees in England were raised, and 101 in 2010. Read More »

Canada regulator allows more Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) pipeline construction

The institutional investor held 10,900 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.40 million, down from 33,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kessler Investment Group Llc, which manages about $101.98 million and $77.84 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) by 29,102 shares to 59,352 shares, valued at $2.26 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Fire crews knock down two-alarm blaze at Bridgeland home


A single family two-storey home was found by firefighters engulfed in smoke and flames. Fire crews immediately began fighting the external flames as part of an effort to enter the building. Updated: Seattle Fire estimates the damage to be $300,000 to the house, $100,000 to the contents inside. "They were able to concentrate to make sure that this did not spread to neighboring houses". Read More »

North Carolina Teacher Caught on Video Body Slamming Student Reportedly Fired


The incident , which reportedly took place last Wednesday at Western Guilford Middle School in Greensboro , North Carolina , occurred after the teacher apparently took away Jose Escudero's Valentine's Day chocolates. When the five-second clip begins, it shows the student is already being held up in the air by the teacher - so it is unclear how the confrontation began. Read More »

Jignesh Mevani, aides detained


However, police detained Dalit activist and Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani and hundreds of protesters on Sunday. Joint commissioner of police, crime branch, J K Bhatt said Mevani had misbehaved with cops while he was being detained. The distraught family had earlier refused to accept the body but changed their mind after the state government promised full support. This was announced by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in a late evening press conference on Saturday. Read More »

Wanjigi and I spent the night at JKIA, says Orengo


Instead, an immigration officer grabbed Wanjigi's passport and informed him it was suspended before walking from his desk while on phone. "That passport belongs to me". Late last week, the government said it would appeal another court order reversing the deportation of another opposition member, lawyer Miguna Miguna, who is now in Canada. Read More »

Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o Are Trolling Us All With Their Flirtatious Tweets


Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o . Jordan admits that there is only three pushups left in their bet, so Nyong'o decides to save the other two for a more fitting time. The tweets only added more fuel to rumors that the co-stars are dating, as the pair has been handsy during recent appearances, including at the Calvin Klein runway show and promo stops for " Black Panther ". Read More »

Iran teams find wreckage of plane


An ATR passenger plane belonging to Aseman Airline crashed close to Semirom, south of Isfahan province, on Sunday when it was flying from Tehran to Yasouj. Authorities said that rescue helicopters struggled to land in the crash site in the Zagros Mountain because of "heavy fog and emergency workers were trying to reach the area by land". Read More »

US Gun-Control Support Is Highest in One Poll's 5-Year History


Among gun owners, 50 percent support stricter laws. That includes 67-29 percent support for a ban on the sale of assault weapons and 83-14 backing for a mandatory waiting period for gun purchases. According to authorities, the suspect in the case, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, legally purchased the AR-15-style weapon used in the shooting. Support for these gun laws is coming from unexpected demographic groups . Read More »

Saudi women allowed to open businesses without male permission


In 2017, the Saudi government's announcement to allow women to drive was considered to be a step in the "right direction" considering the strict guardianship system imposed on Saudi women . "Saudi women are free to start their own businesses freely #No_Need", read the tweet. The crowned Prince Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is leading the initiative to include more women in the workforce in the coming months. Read More »

Landmine kills polls candidate in troubled district of Indian state


Incidentally, Sangma had filed a case in 2013 against Deborah, alleging that she had sought the help of terrorist outfit Garo National Liberation Army to intimidate people to seek votes. Singh was campaigning for three BJP candidates, including their Williamnagar candidate Santosh R Marak. She condemned the attack and sought for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident. Read More »

Trump Links Russia Probe To Florida School Shooting


Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida have focused their anger at Donald Trump , saying that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. The FBI acknowledged Friday it did not follow "protocols" after a tip was phoned in last January. Sarah Lerner, a teacher who survived the shooting, said the president's statement was an affront to the victims and their families. Read More »