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Libyan people smugglers turning migrants into slaves

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Carrying concealed cameras into a property outside the capital of Tripoli last month, we witness a dozen people go "under the hammer" in the space of six or seven minutes. CNN said it had handed over the evidence it had to the Libyan authorities, who on their part promised to investigate the case. Chaos-ridden Libya has always been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe, and many of them have fallen prey to serious abuse there at the hands of traffickers and others. Read More »

Class action lawsuit filed against colleges

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The CEC asked the labour board to takes its offer directly to OPSEU members after talks broke down with union negotiators earlier this month. Professors, instructors and counsellors across Ontario are voting electronically on the latest offer from the colleges. Read More »

Democrats add to win column in deep-red Oklahoma

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The seat that represents parts of Sand Springs, Jenks and west Tulsa. Kyle Loveless, who resigned in April and later pleaded guilty to embezzling campaign money. The recent success of Democrats in deep-red Oklahoma amid continuing state budget problems will be put to a further test Tuesday in special elections for three previously Republican-held state legislative seats. Read More »

'Papal' Lamborghini gift to be auctioned off for charity

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The money raised through the event will go toward several charities that the Pope has chosen, one of which is created to help Christians who are living as refugees in Kurdistan, helping them return to their communities in Iraq. ISIS had forced Christians to flee the area. The pontiff will allocate the money received from the auction to the Pope John XXIII and Friends of Central Africa groups. Read More »

California Gunman Killed Wife And Buried Body Under Floorboards Before Rampage

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The gunman, who had just shot a parent and child near the building, headed straight for the elementary school with his truck. Authorities and witnesses said he appeared to pick targets randomly, driving around the community and shooting at people from his vehicle before landing at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School , which immediately began its lockdown procedures and prevented him from entering the building. Read More »

McDonald's drive-thru window

In the surveillance footage, the woman is seen pushing herself halfway through a drive-thru window and grabbing a drink from the soda fountain, before climbing inside. Police say the suspect took both food and cash. Police said the hamburglar hit the McDonald's at 8305 Benson Drive shortly after 1 a.m. November 5. Read More »

Endo International PLC (ENDP) Short Interest Down 10.3% in October

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Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $762.29 Million for the current quarter. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on ENDP . Endo International PLC had a positive return on equity of 66.98% and a negative net margin of 126.97%. The firm had revenue of $786.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $794.93 million. Read More »

Manhunt underway for suspected shooter in Ortonville

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The estranged wife of Ortonville double shooting suspect Michael Quigley was supposed to appear in court Wednesday to seek a personal protection order. Quigley has no prior convictions, but has had police contacts in the past. He was contracted through a third party as an assistant wrestling coach at Lake Orion Community Schools, police said, but had not been associated with the schools since early spring 2017. Read More »

Democrats Take First Step to Impeach President Trump

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Four House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, insisting that there is enough evidence to do so, the Washington Examiner reported . The Tennessee congressman also said there are at least "a dozen other members who are close" to joining them in calling for Trump's impeachment. Finally, the articles of impeachment allege he has undermined the federal judiciary and the freedom of the press. Read More »

Alaska Airlines to halt flights to Cuba

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Last week's changes to that policy eliminated that allowance. Alaska Airlines announced that it will end its daily flights between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba , with its last flight to the Cuban capital planned for January 22, 2018. Read More »

Want to trade efficiently? Check out: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Tfs Cap Lc has invested 0.18% in Gilead Sciences, Inc . The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10, a quick ratio of 3.56 and a current ratio of 3.68. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 28 by Mizuho. BMO Capital Markets maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc . A number of analysts have issued reports on GILD shares. Read More »

United Kingdom tech industry gets £21m boost from the government

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Under the scheme introduced in 2014, largely to help Britain's burgeoning tech industry, visas are made available to those recognised as global leaders or future leaders in digital technology, science, arts and creative sectors by one of five British organisations including Tech City UK, the Arts Council England, the British Academy, the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering. Read More »

Trump's Asia trip ends as it begins: shadowed by Russian Federation

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President Donald Trump suggested softening America's stance toward Russian Federation on Sunday. Days before he left for the five-nation Asia trip, Trump's campaign chairman was indicted on charges he laundered millions of dollars through overseas shell companies and a campaign adviser pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Standalone Vive Focus VR headset replaces HTC's Google Daydream plans

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It is noted, for the work of the new VR-helmet from the NTS do not need to have a computer, smartphone or other gadgets, as paired with the motion controller. Firstly, the company has inked deals with 12 hardware partners in China (including 360QIKU, Baofengmojing, Coocaa, EmdoorVR, Idealens, iQIYI, Juhaokan, Nubia, Pico, Pimax, Quanta and Thundercomm), who will support the Vive Wave SDK and integrate the VivePort VR store into their future products. Read More »

Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest

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The weather service predicted a slight chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 1 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers with new precipitation to amount to less than a tenth of an inch. The storm system is also expected to bring lots of wind to the West, from the San Francisco Bay area to the central Rockies, where winds could gust as high as 70 miles per hour. Read More »

'Dangerous' mental hospital escapee could be in NorCal

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Saito was committed to Hawaii State Hospital in 1981 after being acquitted by reason of insanity of the murder of Sandra Yamashiro. Authorities say Saito left the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu on Sunday, and took a cab to the airport for a chartered flight to Maui. Read More »

South Korea's Moon Meets Singaporean Prime Minister

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Under the accord, Japan paid ¥1 billion ($8.8 million) past year to a South Korean fund to provide support to the women and their families, while South Korea promised it "will strive to solve", in consultation with civil society organizations, Japan's objections to a "comfort women" statue in front of its embassy in Seoul. Read More »

Lawyers warned Puerto Rico utility against Whitefish contract

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It is obvious PREPA did not know how to draft a FEMA-compliant contract, nor did PREPA officials adhere to the advice of their own counsel on how to comply. "Confidence in the utility's ability to manage contracts and time-sensitive disaster related infrastructure work is long gone", said Bishop. Despite the seemingly exorbitant charges, linemen cited in the report received more normal amounts such as $42, 63 or $100 per hour. Read More »

Biden leads Trump by 11 points in potential 2020 matchup

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The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points. The Democrat would blow away the incumbent president among independent voters, according to the poll. For the poll, which was conducted November 9-11, 1,993 registered voters were surveyed nationwide, with the self-described partisan split of respondents being 37% Democrats, 32% Republicans and 31% Independents. Read More »

Williams opens doors for Operation Christmas Child shoe box donations

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The goal is based on last year's collection of 11,019 shoe boxes at the Worthington site. Klosterbuer doesn't know where this year's collection of boxes will end up. To drop off any items, boxes, or to donate time or money - you can stop by their location between the hours of 2pm and 7pm Monday through Friday, or Noon to 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. Read More »

Google marks India's first female lawyer's 151st birthday

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She was born in the year 1866 in Bombay's Nashik as one of the nine children to Reverend Sorabji Karsedji and his wife Francina Ford. When widowed, purdahnashins were often entitled to their husbands' estates, but their isolation prevented them from seeking legal help to enforce their rights, it said. Read More »

Eating out, items of daily use get cheaper on lower GST

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The decision on the rate cuts, which came into effect on Wednesday, was taken on November 10 during a meeting of the country's GST Council made up of representatives from the federal and state governments. Only 50 products, including luxury and sin items, white goods, cement and paints, automobiles, washing machines, air conditioners, aeroplane and yacht parts have been retained in the top 28 per cent slab. Read More »

Exports enters negative zone in Oct; trade deficit widens

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Pakistan's trade deficit increased to a whopping $12.1 billion during the first four months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Monday. Meanwhile, imports during October 2017 were valued at Rs 241,562.31 crore, which was 4.91 per cent higher over imports valued at Rs 230,246.81 crore in October 2016. Read More »

Donald Trump Called Nuclear-Armed Dictator Kim Jong Un 'Short and Fat'

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Since Trump became president, the two leaders have exchanged numerous insults. "He should know that he is just a disgusting criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people". The state-run outlet called Trump an "old lunatic , mean trickster, and human reject". Some had anxious that Trump would use similarly personal and angry language while in South Korea last week and run the risk of inciting the North. Read More »

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

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Myanmar's army has issued a report forcefully denying they committed atrocities against the Rohingya, the embattled ethnic minority who have fled in their hundreds of thousands across the border to Bangladesh. Suu Kyi has assured other Southeast Asian nations that her government is implementing the recommendations of a commission led by Annan on the situation in Rakhine state, where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh. Read More »

BJP, govt not involved in Ravi Shankar's Ayodhya mediation bid: Prakash Javadekar

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Ravi Shankar's move welcomes by many while some had opposed the move. S. Prakash further said Owaisi had no role to play in the Ayodhya dispute, which he should understand. Earlier, Owaisi had said, "All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has clearly stated that they would not accept any such offer". Sri Sri Ravishanker will go to Ayodhya on Thursday to hold with Muslim and Hindu litigants, including Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Mahant Dharam Das, Dr Ram Vilas Vedanti, Iqbal Ansari and ... Read More »

Gujarat elections: BJP's CEC meeting underway in Delhi

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However, the BJP is not happy with the development and insists that it never likened it to any individual. BJP supporters use the term " Pappu " to ridicule Rahul Gandhi , which loosely translates to a "fool or simpleton". "Before making any election-related advertisement, we have to submit a script to the committee to get a certificate". "Since there was no direct mention or linkage with any person while mentioning " Pappu " in the entire script, we had appealed to the committee to ... Read More »

Boris Johnson to meet with Nazanin's husband this morning

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Mr Ratcliffe is expected to raise the continued coverage of Mr Johnson's comments in the Iranian media and will seek to clarify the position on any new charges she faces. A Foreign Office statement to the BBC said Johnson and Ratcliffe will meet to discuss a request to give Zaghari-Ratcliffe " diplomatic protection " - which, under worldwide law, allows a state to take diplomatic action on behalf of a national. Read More »

'Mutineers' hit back as tensions rise over Brexit bill

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Pro-EU ex-minister Anna Soubry , described it as a "blatant piece of bullying that goes to the very heart of democracy". "The Brexit mutineers - Remain-supporting Conservatives rebel against May's move to enshrine in law the date Britain leaves EU", Wednesday's headline read, referring to those who voted to stay in the EU in last year's referendum. Read More »

Russian MPs back law targeting foreign media: Agencies

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In a statement, the Justice Department said the USA legislation, the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), merely informs the public without inhibiting "freedom of expression". "I would like to hope that it will only be used once and there will be no need for more retaliatory action", Levin said. He denied it will affect any Russian media with foreign funding. Read More »

Shooting reported at Northern California elementary school

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A "semi-automatic rifle and two handguns" have been recovered, Johnston said. NPR's Nate Rott spoke to resident Tiffany Rodgers, who says she knows nearly every student at the elementary school and heard the shooting from a nearby cafe. Students at Rancho Tehama Elementary are being evacuated to the Rancho Tehama Recreation Hall. "The insane thing is that the neighbor has been shooting a lot of bullets lately, hundreds of rounds, large magazines", the unnamed witness told KCRA. Read More »

Will resign if medical bill is not passed, says Karnataka health minister

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While the Chief Minister is ready to make changes to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) Act, Health Minister K R Ramesh Kumar opposed it on Tuesday. According to IMA's Karnataka Chapter President H.N. Ravindra, almost 76 per cent of patients under the government health schemes are refereed to private hospitals or clinics, as state-run hospitals lack expertise and facilities to treat them for various diseases. Read More »

Jokinen to Kings, Cammalleri to Oilers

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Jokinen is off to a awful start in 2017-18, as he has just one assist and no goals in 14 contests. This season, the Finnish forward had record just a single point with the Oilers in 14 games. He went on to play for the Montreal Canadiens the following season before returning to the Flames for a second stint in 2012. Jokinen has 186 goals in 905 games and scored a career-high 30 goals for Carolina in 2009-10. Read More »

Realtor.com Tweets It Will Pull Hannity Ads, Then Quietly Retracts

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His comments come after the RNC and a series of senior Republicans, including former Alabama Senator and current Attorney General Jeff Session, abandoned their support for Moore. Hannity said on his show Thursday that viewers shouldn't rush to judgement against Moore. He then addressed his interview with the judge last Friday and expressed how unsatisfied he was when Moore said he didn't "generally" date young girls and "without the permission of her mother" and that Hannity believes ... Read More »

12-Year-Old Sues Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Alexis Bortell, a 12-year-old forced to relocate with her family to access medical marijuana , is suing U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions . As a result, she often had multiple seizures a day. 12-year-old Alexis Bortell is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the country. Since Alexis has started taking cannabis oil, extracted from plants grown by her father over three acres of land, she has not had a single episode of epilepsy in over two years. Read More »

'We're in control,' says millitary as gunfire erupts near Mugabe home

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The UK has told citizens in Zimbabwe to stay indoors amid reports of "unusual military activity". President Mugabe has exerted nearly total authority over Zimbabwean politics for decades - but the sacking of his most senior long-time confidant "has laid bare the rivalries inside Zimbabwe's political establishment" and could spark repercussions beyond his control, says the Daily Mail . Read More »

Fox Sports Accused of Playing Role in Bribing Officials — FIFA Trial

Burzaco said that Grondona told him in January 2011 to also pay him Teixeria's $1m Copa America bribe, which the Brazilian "owed him" as "Grondona voted for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup". A former marketing executive has testified that Fox Sports partnered with his firm to pay bribes to soccer officials to secure broadcasting rights to major soccer tournaments. Read More »

DeFuniak Springs Police host security forum for churches

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These fears have also brought up the topic of gun control laws. What happened at First Baptist Church is every pastor's worst nightmare. I recently appeared on Moody Radio's "Equipped with Chris Brooks" program to discuss how people can help in the wake of the Sutherland Springs church shooting. Read More »

NK military preparing for winter training: S. Korea

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A North Korean soldier defected there in 1998 and another in 2007 but neither of those events involved gunfire between the rivals, according to South Korea's military. The United States has said that all options, including military, are on the table to deal with North Korea, although its preference is for a diplomatic solution. Read More »

Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes city of Pohang + 'Dispatch' photos of natural disaster aftermath

Residents in the capital, more than 300 kilometres (186 miles) away, felt tremors and said their buildings shook. There has been no report of human casualties so far. Pohang is some 35km from the Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant, which has six operational reactors. Buildings in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, are seen after an quake of magnitude 5.5 hit the area. Read More »

Despite Red Carpet, Trump Agenda in Asia Largely Ignored

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In brief remarks prior to media being ushered out of the meeting, Turnbull said North Korea's "recklessness" needed to be stopped, while Abe said the most immediate challenge was to ensure regional peace and stability. Questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 election have followed President Donald Trump to Asia. Brennan said Trump's ambiguity on Russia's involvement was "very, very worrisome from a national security standpoint". Read More »

The William Blair Begins Coverage on Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)

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About 9.50M shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Among 9 analysts covering Investors Bancorp Inc ( NASDAQ:ISBC ), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Its up 0.18, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. 111 funds opened positions while 694 raised stakes. Read More »

Myanmar Military Exoneration of Rohingya Crimes is 'Laughable,' 'Pathetic': HRW

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Well over 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to find shelter in refugee camps after military clearance operations were launched in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts on August 25. The government in mostly-Buddhist Myanmar regards the Rohingya as illegal migrants from Bangladesh and does not recognise the term. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the military's report into allegations made by a wide range of governments, rights groups, and the United Nations was ... Read More »

Roy Moore, who allegedly pursued teens, blames media

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Speaking Tuesday night at a Baptist church revival in southwest Alabama, Moore made only passing reference to the sexual misconduct allegations enveloping his Senate bid. He also briefly mentioned the ongoing controversy of the accusations of five women claiming he sexually assaulted them. As of Monday, Brooks stood by Moore, telling AL.com , "America faces huge challenges that are vastly more important than contested sexual allegations from four decades ago". Read More »