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Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM, inks six pacts

Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM, inks six pacts According to a joint statement released at the end of Gentiloni's visit, Modi and the Italian prime minister emphasized the importance of regular high-level contacts to enhance India-Italy cooperation and mutual understanding. A third MoU was signed to mark 70 years of India-Italy diplomatic relations between the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ... [Full Article...]

Labour's first act is to ban foreign buyers

Labour's first act is to ban foreign buyers The Labour leader, who formed a coalition government with NZ First and the Green parties earlier this month, will meet Turnbull on Sunday in Sydney before returning to Wellington later in the day. Member states will seek agreement on the TPP at an APEC meeting in Vietnam next week. The new government, sworn in only last week, faced having to re-open negotiations, which risked scuppering the deal... [Full Article...]

South Korean Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Dies in Car Crash

South Korean Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Dies in Car Crash Kim, 45, began acting in 1998. Fans were distraught at the news and his social media account was swamped with over 100,000 messages, as was the account of his girlfriend, actress Lee Yoo-young. The actor was rescued by firefighters and sent to Konkuk University Medical Centre, but eventually succumbed to his injuries. Police are investigating the exact cause, while they are still searching for a... [Full Article...]

Chennai: IPS officer on probation caught cheating in civil services test, held

Chennai: IPS officer on probation caught cheating in civil services test, held The alleged fraud was detected while he was appearing for the main civil services examinations. As per initial investigation report, Safeer Karim - the accused cheater - was carrying a cellphone, Bluetooth-enabled button camera sticked to his shirt and a wireless earpiece while writing exam in Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School. [Full Article...]

Court issues bailable warrants for arrest of Ishaq Dar

Court issues bailable warrants for arrest of Ishaq Dar Granting the prosecution's request, the judge, who is also trying Sharif in three corruption cases, issued a bailable warrant for the finance minister, and adjourned the hearing till November 2. Opposing the plea, NAB's deputy prosecutor asked the judge to issue warrants for the arrest of the finance minister. As many as four Witnesses including Abdur Rehman Gondal and Musa Ghani had to record t... [Full Article...]

Husband, wife who survived Las Vegas massacre die in crash

Husband, wife who survived Las Vegas massacre die in crash Then, just two weeks later, tragedy struck the Carver family. About a week after the crash, Dennis Carver's phone arrived in a package. She heard a loud bang and ran down the street to find the family vehicle in flames. "I have the most awesome husband", she wrote, sharing a picture of a bunch of red roses he'd just sent her. Although they had lost both their parents, Brooke Carver said she an... [Full Article...]

NYPD officers in Coney Island rape case indicted on 50 charges

NYPD officers in Coney Island rape case indicted on 50 charges With the two facing up to 25 years in prison, now suspended without pay from the force, their defense attorneys battled the allegations in court, calling the charges "schizophrenic". Martins then allegedly forced the handcuffed teen to perform a "sex act" on him in the back seat of the van while Hall drove and "watched through the rearview mirror", according to proescutors. [Full Article...]

Himachal polls: Congress putting national safety at stake for votes, says Shah

Himachal polls: Congress putting national safety at stake for votes, says Shah Ahead of the assembly elections in the state BJP is taking serious efforts to pull down the ruling Congress government and win the majority votes this time. "During the 10 years of UPA government, corruption cases worth Rs 12 lakh crore were reported". Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "ruining" the economy by "reckless" decisions such as demonetisation and Goods and Services ... [Full Article...]

White House: Today's indictments have "nothing to do" with Trump

White House: Today's indictments have Acosta noted that former campaign aide George Papadopoulos allegedly reached out directly to Russian government officials throughout 2016 in an effort to set up meetings between them and the Trump campaign, while also noting that three top campaign officials - Paul Manafort , Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Football Manager 2018 Features Gay Players In Effort To Reduce Stigma

Football Manager 2018 Features Gay Players In Effort To Reduce Stigma But the negative reaction from some football fans highlights why more footballers don't come out during their professional careers and why it's positive to see Football Manager 2018 make this step. In 2014, Aston Villa, Everton, and West Ham mid-fielder Thomas Hitzlsperger became the English Premier League's first openly gay player, but he didn't come out until four months after he retired. [Full Article...]

One killed as heavy rain pounds Tamil Nadu

One killed as heavy rain pounds Tamil Nadu Schools in the city closed an hour earlier than usual following government's order. The city of Chennai witnessed of traffic jams and waterlogging on streets since 8:30 am on Monday. Initially, Chennai received light rains for the first two days but the past 24 hours, the rain has intensified accompanied by thunderstorms. Last year, the northeast monsoon had brought in a deficient rain in ... [Full Article...]

Washington lobbyist Tony Podesta leaves lobbying firm

Washington lobbyist Tony Podesta leaves lobbying firm A representative for the Podesta Group said the firm initially did not disclose its work with the ECMU to the FARA officials because the nonprofit "had certified that it was neither funded nor directed by a foreign government or political party", according to NBC News . [Full Article...]

Federal District Court Stops Transgender Military Ban in Doe v

Trump's predecessor Barack Obama took the historic decision to allow openly transgender recruits to serve in the military, a move that was due to go into full effect in July this year. He gave the Pentagon until March 23, 2018 to craft a new policy on transgender service members. Under his proposal, transgender recruits would be banned from the military, medical treatment funding for current t... [Full Article...]

US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq Dozens of Barzani's supporters broke into the building and attacked lawmakers and journalists, while a crowd outside waved Kurdish flags in support of him. The KRG's worldwide airspace has been closed and the Kurds have lost almost half of the territory they have controlled since the war against Isis began. [Full Article...]

Update on family involved in deadly buggy crash in Montcalm County

Update on family involved in deadly buggy crash in Montcalm County Additional details, including the victims' names, haven't been released. Three children were killed and several others injured in a horse-drawn buggy accident in central MI on Sunday. Paul Martin, 40, was listed in stable condition in a Flint area hospital. Also an 18-month-old daughter was released from the hospital in Carson City. [Full Article...]

Rouhani: Iran will continue to produce missiles

Rouhani: Iran will continue to produce missiles Delivering a speech in the Iranian parliament, Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that Tehran's missile program is in compliance with all global regulations and does not violate UNSC resolution 2231, which endorses the JCPOA. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano , whose inspectors are tasked with monitoring compliance with the deal, reiterated that Iran was adhering to it. Iran is fulfilling its commitments under ... [Full Article...]

Washington Free Beacon Statement On Fusion GPS and the Trump Dossier

Washington Free Beacon Statement On Fusion GPS and the Trump Dossier The first 2016 payments to Perkins Coie , classified only as "Legal Services", were made April 25-26, 2016, and totaled $98,047. A second batch of payments, also classified as "Legal Services", were sent to the firm in September 2016, totaling almost $700,000. [Full Article...]

Pleasant for Halloween then warming up

Pleasant for Halloween then warming up The humidity will also start to be on the rise. Today turned out to be a very attractive day, with temperatures right in the mid 60s this afternoon! We'll have highs in the low 40s, and the next best chance for rain or snow will come Wednesday . [Full Article...]

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to stimulate economic growth, boost human development

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to stimulate economic growth, boost human development BTK in the future will be an important part in terms of connecting the railways of Europe and Asia via the Marmara railway tunnel running under Bosphorus and will thus become a true "Orient Express" of the 21st century. It will bring [our] countries closer ", Aliyev said. "This line will both tie economies and people together", he said. Up to 1mn passengers per year will also benefit from the... [Full Article...]

Israeli army blows up tunnel stretching from Gaza into Israel

On Saturday, UNRWA , the main United Nations welfare agency for Palestinians said it had discovered "what appeared to be a tunnel" underneath one of its schools in Gaza on October 15 and had sealed the cavity. He said the tunnel was still being dug and no opening was found in Israeli territory. "Netanyahu doesn't want to renew the peace process, he thinks I'm going to stay here and guard the oc... [Full Article...]


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