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Ontario tables legislation to end five-week college faculty strike

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Colleges are extending their semesters so students don't lose their terms, but trying to condense five missed weeks into roughly two extra ones will be very stressful, student advocates say. The college strike, which became the longest in Ontario's history, affects more than 500,000 students provincewide. But unanimous consent of all parties was needed, and the NDP refused, leading the government to introduce the legislation Friday. Read More »

Is Kim Jong-un suffering bad health?

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South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported there was a good chance that the Chinese envoy would meet leader Kim Jong Un today, citing unidentified diplomats in Beijing. "Perhaps (the mission) will put a floor under China-North Korea relations, preventing further deterioration". China's relations with North Korea are now at "the lowest point they've been in history", leaving the North diplomatically at its most isolated, said Lu Chao, director of the North Korea Research Centre at the Liaoning ... Read More »

Turkish capital bans all LGBT-related cultural events

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Authorities in Ankara had already banned a German gay film festival on Wednesday, the day before it was due to start, citing public safety and terrorism risks. The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, the governor's office said on Sunday, citing risks to public safety. Read More »

Alcohol Forbidden for US Troops in Japan Following Possible DUI Incident

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The police said they are questioning the serviceman in his 20s on a voluntary basis. The Japanese driver, 60, of the civilian truck was taken unconscious to a local hospital, where he died an hour and a half later. The governor plans to file a protest with the US military later in the day, an Okinawa Prefectural Government officer told The Japan Times by phone. Read More »

Injuries reported in Manhattan scaffolding collapse

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A wind advisory was in effect for much of the Northeast on Sunday, stretching from eastern Pennsylvania through central ME, including the New York City metro. Officials said of the four people injured, two had moderate injuries and the other two suffered minor injuries. Out of the injuries, one person sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries , NBC New York reports. Read More »

7.3 magnitude natural disaster off the coast of New Caledonia

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 300 kms of the epicenter. "I thought I was going to faint, I was very afraid and I rushed out of my building", said a resident of central Noumea. The quake struck the Loyalty Islands on Monday about 11.45am (NZT) at a depth of about 25km. However, a resident of Port Vila, capital of Vanuatu, told AFP that local authorities had issued any warning. Read More »

Jamaal Williams totals 95 yards as Packers' shutout in Week 11

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Up next is a trip to Pittsburgh (8-2). The Ravens started the game by forcing three consecutive turnovers. Justin Tucker kicked three field goals for Baltimore. That's showing more overall consistency from game to game. After Sunday's shutout McCarthy was asked if he thought about switching quarterbacks . Suggs countered by alluding to performances in which the Ravens themselves were dominated, like a 44-7 loss to Jacksonville in Week 3, or their following a 40-0 blanking of Miami with ... Read More »

Merriman Wealth Management LLC Buys New Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

Finally, Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. boosted its position in shares of Amazon.com by 560.0% during the 2nd quarter. The stock decreased 0.65% or $7.41 on November 17, reaching $1129.88. (NASDAQ:EA) for 304,007 shares. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on Amazon.com from $1,050.00 to $1,125.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Read More »

Tension in Thiruvananthapuram; two CPM workers hacked

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The CPM has alleged that BJP activists from outside manhandled the mayor and indulged in violence. Clashes broke out between CPM and BJP councillors at the corporation council meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday, injuring the mayor. Read More »

Hillary slams Trump, Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

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They also serve a distinct political objective: expanding the focus from alleged sexual actions by a Republican candidate to Democrats as well, effectively making the topic of sexual harassment a bipartisan liability. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps? Trump tweeted, misspelling Frankenstein. He chastised the Minnesota Democrat who "just last week ... Read More »

Stampede kills 15 near popular tourist town in Morocco

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Local media reported that most of the victims were women and elderly people. He also chose to "personally cover the costs of victims' funerals and burials, and the care of the injured", it said. Often held once a week in rural areas of Morocco, the souks are usually very busy places. A number of other people are believed to have been injured in a rush for food supplies being given out by a humanitarian organisation. Read More »

World Toilet Day being observed today

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Pathak said. He said, their invaluable contribution adds solid momentum to the Swachh Bharat Mission . Notably, a total of 52 million household toilets have been built between October 2014 and November 2017. According to the report, women and girls are among the worst hit, with 350 million of them lacking access to basic sanitation. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include the goal of ensuring that everyone have access to a safely managed household toilet by 2030. Read More »

Authorities seek suspect in fatal shooting of police officer

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Police haven't released the name of he officer who was shot and killed or the details of how it happened. Officials said Shaw pulled someone over and that led to a foot chase, but details are scarce. Friday in New Kensington, about 30 kilometers northeast of Pittsburgh . Police later found an unoccupied Jeep Grand Cherokee not far from the scene that was wanted in connection with the shooting. Read More »

'Where do his hands go?': Trump mocks Sen. 'Al Frankenstien'

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You wrote the scene that would include you kissing me and then relentlessly badgered me into "rehearsing" the kiss with you backstage when we were alone. Senator Franken is now under fire as a photo of himself groping a sleeping Playboy model turned radio host is going viral. "I'm sorry", said the senator, who skipped a series of votes Thursday. Read More »

Korea's ruling party leader makes efforts towards peaceful solution

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Diplomat Song Tao is visiting the North on behalf of President Xi Jinping to brief officials on the recent Chinese Communist Party congress and other "issues of mutual interest", foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. Hyten said on Saturday. Choe also serves as the vice chairman of North Korea's State Affairs Commission. Perhaps the lowest point since the Korean War. Read More »

Israel 'willing to share' Iran intelligence with Saudi

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One need only look at a map of the Middle East to see how both Israel and Saudi Arabia - Iran's two main foes - would be threatened by this goal. Asked if Israel has recently shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia, Eizenkot says: "We are prepared to share information if there is a need to do so". Read More »

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting United States attorneys

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Two US federal prosecutors who managed the case against a Turkish gold trader after the Ankara government said the documents upon which the case was based were forged. Turkish officials also pressured Flynn to help get the case against Zarrab dropped. Atilla, a senior executive at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank, was detained in the United States in March on suspicion of participating in a secret scheme to funnel money to Iran in contravention of the sanctions. Read More »

Jadhav letter was sent to Pakistan, says India

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Pakistan had offered to arrange a meeting between Jadhav and his wife, months after India had requested it to grant a visa to his mother on humanitarian grounds. Jadhav has been languishing in a Pakistani jail since 3 March 2016 on charges of espionage and conspiring to destabilise Pakistan. New Delhi did not make public its response to the offer. Read More »

North Korea On An Aggressive Schedule To Build Ballistic Missile Submarine

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The group in its report added that throughout 2017, parts and components were seen to have been moved in and out of the yards adjacent to construction halls in the centre of the shipyard. The recent satellite images also reveal that both the SINPO-class submarine and submersible missile test stand barge have been berthed at the same location - in a secure boat basin - for the past four months. Read More »

Sridevi to make a cameo in daughter Janhvi Kapoor's Bollywood debut Dhadak?

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Going by the poster, the fresh pairing looks quite promising. The poster looks attractive and ethereal! It looks colourful and will give you a happy feel for the film. Apart from the posters, two new stills of Janhvi and Ishaan are out and they surely look cute together. " Dhadak " marks the debut of Kapoor, Sridevi and Boney Kapoor's daughter, and will be Khattar's second film. Read More »

Marriyum rubbishes rumours of Ishaq Dar's resignation

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When asked about reports that the decision to replace Mr Dar had been made at the highest level and that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had also endorsed it, Mr Malik said the process of searching a new finance minister would start after assessing the health condition of Mr Dar. Read More »

North Korea rules out any negotiations with US

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Pressed for details Thursday, Geng re-affirmed the two nations' close ties in a statement that appeared to downplay the suggestion of a tough approach. North Korea is also thought to be working on a solid-fuel missile for submarine launches. Trump, who warned Xi during his trip to Beijing this month that time was "quickly running out" to solve the nuclear crisis, took to Twitter on Thursday to hail Song's mission as "a big move, we'll see what happens!" "An FTA is one of the tools we ... Read More »

Ex-model Rashmi lodges case against husband Asif alleging forced conversion

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When the woman, who is a Hindu, refused, she said he left her and married another woman. A video of this incident has also been posted on the concerned news website. The victim also alleged that her husband assaulted her, while one of his friends abused and molested her.The Bandra police on Friday registered a case of assault against her husband and molestation against her husband's friend, as per the victim's allegations.The woman claims to be traumatised and has admitted herself at a ... Read More »

Erekat: US officially informed us that it will close PLO's Washington office

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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, in his latest speech at the UN General Assembly, suggested taking the issue of Israeli settlements to the ICC. The Palestinians will freeze their ties with the USA if it follows through on a threat to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington, a senior PLO official warned yesterday. Read More »

IOC President Condoles With Iran Over Kermanshah Quake

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Based on official data 436 people have been killed and over 9,400 injured, Tasnim News Agency reported. Netanyahu said the offer was made via the International Committee of the Red Cross. "But our humanity is greater than their hatred". The contribution from the Royal Thai Government will be handed to the Iranian Government through the Royal Thai Embassy in Tehran. Read More »

Draw for 2018 CHAN pits Nigeria against former winners Libya

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The Draw Ceremony held at the Hotel Sofitel Rabat on Friday evening. The Super Eagles failed to make it beyond the group stage at the last edition of the competition in Rwanda. The East Africans were the last country to seal a spot to the tournament, defeating Ethiopia 3-2 on aggregate in their two-legged playoff. Equatorial Guinea are debutants and qualified without kicking a ball after opponents Gabon withdrew from the regional qualifying competition. Read More »

US general would resist Trump strike order

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Hyten, who is responsible for overseeing the USA nuclear arsenal, explained the process that would follow such a command. "We think about these things a lot. senators, including Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans, about Trump's authority to wage war, use nuclear weapons and enter into or end global agreements, amid concern that tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs could lead to hostilities. Read More »

Franken, Moore assault allegations dredge up accusations against Trump

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Johnson said Moore was being very flirtatious, and her discomfort with the situation heightened as the meeting closed, after her mother had already left the room. Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday said allegations that he sexually harassed women and girls won't push him out of the race. Read More »

Wisconsin tops MI 24-10

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The Wolverines' offense was heavily reliant on the pass-game for most of their production. Chris Evans lead MI with 25 yards rushing on 11 carries, while Karan Higdon added 20 yards. Brandon Peters has been carted off to the locker room. One play before, Donovan Peoples-Jones (4 catches, 64 yards) had a catch in the end zone ruled out of bounds. Read More »

Process will start after announcing president election date: Cong on CWC meeting

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Incidentally, these PCCs have also passed resolutions favouring Rahul Gandhi's eleveation. Sonia Gandhi convening the CWC meeting comes a day after ET reported that chairman of party's central election authority (CEA), Mullappally Ramachandran has written to the party chief, urging her to convene an early meeting of the CWC to bring clarity on the schedule of election of the new Congress chief. Read More »

President Trump challenges Hillary Clinton to run again in 3 years

On Friday, Clinton has slammed Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Ray Moore for not "accepting responsibility" and "apologizing" over alleged sexual misconduct in an interview with New York's WABC radio . Rather, they are part of a desperate effort by the president, his allies in Congress and the right-wing media to take the focus off the tangled investigations into the Trump campaign's conduct, and particularly into any possible collusion with Russian Federation. Read More »

LaVar Ball downplays President Trump's role in helping son

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Trump had been on a diplomacy tour stop in Beijing at the time, and said he urged Xi to let the players go home. President Donald Trump had worked with Chinese president Xi Jinping to have the players returned to the country and sought appreciation from the Bruins for his help once the issue was resolved. Read More »

November 20: Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Newhall

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Members of the church and community volunteers prepare and serve dinner which includes turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, string beans, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, coffee, tea and rolls. "We usually have anywhere from 50 to 100 volunteers, and 75 is always a good amount", Davis said. "Past year we had a group of nursing students". "It's just a way to show that Christ loves them and to reach out in love throughout the county and state because we have people from ... Read More »

India's Manushi Chillar creates history, crowned Miss World 2017

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The Indian candidate was crowned as soon as her name was announced by Miss World 2016 victor Stephanie Del Valle. The 20-year old from Haryana also won the Head to Head Challenge and the Beauty with a objective titles on Saturday. Manushi replied: "My mother has been my biggest inspiration, so I have to say, a mother's job". Photo taken from Manushi Chillar's Twitter account. Read More »

Trump halts Interior's elephant trophy decision

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced on Wednesday that allowing American tourist hunters to take the heads of elephants they have killed back home would "enhance the survival of the species in the wild". "Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts", Trump said on Twitter. Critics, however, note the restrictions were created by the Obama administration in 2014 because the African elephant population had dropped. Read More »

J&K: 5 militants shot dead, IAF Garud commando killed in Hajin encounter

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Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia told UNI that troops launched a search operation at Chandergeer, Hajin, in Bandipora on Saturday following a tip-off about the presence of militants. On Friday a Kashmiri local and a police officer were killed in the outskirts of the main city of Srinagar during a brief shootout. Both claim the former Himalayan kingdom in full. Read More »

Richard Leonard elected new leader of Scottish Labour

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Daniel Johnson, the Labour MSP for Edinburgh Southern and an ally and friend of Dugdale, said: "It's not so much that I'm saying nothing; I'm speechless". "Whoever you voted for... we are one party". Leonard replaces Kezia Dugdale , who resigned in August. The party gained six seats back in the recent general election, but is struggling to replicate the Corbyn's success. Read More »

MN Unemployment Rate at 3.3 Percent

It was a mixed bag for unemployment rates across the Central Valley as harvest activity died down in October, according to new data from the state Employment Development Department. Two industry sectors posted job declines over the year, down a total of 5,300 jobs. Tulare County farms lost 4,200 jobs month-over-month, while nonfarm industries lost 100 jobs. Read More »

NCP to fight Gujarat Assembly polls in alliance with Cong

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Former Union minister and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today said the BJP should explain why Gujarat's GDP growth has been low during its long rule in the state. Of the remaining 13 candidates, five had lost in the 2012 elections, while the rest are new faces. It wants to get its caste balance right, hoping that young Patel leader Hardik Patel will align with it and deliver a chunk of Patidar votes. Read More »

Cong's claims shameful, disservice to armed forces: Sitharaman on Rafale deal

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Sitharaman said that 36 Rafale fighters were bought as the government wanted to procure fighter jets at the earliest, and added that more fighter jets will have to be bought to meet the Indian Air Force's requirements. "The deal is undoubtedly far better than what they (UPA) would have paid per aircraft", Sitharaman said at a press briefing. The minister was highly critical of the UPA government for not finalising the Rafale deal during its decade-long rule. Read More »

Palestinians say opening of Gaza border crossing delayed

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This comes approximately one month after Cairo brokered a unity agreement that ended a decade-long bitter rivalry between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction and Hamas. The crossing, which was controlled exclusively by Hamas when the Gaza terror group booted the PA out of the region in 2006, is set to revert to PA control as part of the recent reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah. Read More »

Birmingham Young Republicans censure Roy Moore, pull endorsement

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The press corps wasn't satisfied, however, asking whether Trump believes that Moore is qualified to serve in the Senate, but again, she said that "the people of Alabama" will have to decide that. The Greater Birmingham Young Republicans voted Thursday to pull its endorsement of Roy Moore and censure the U.S. Senate candidate at its monthly meeting, saying it believes in the concept of innocent until proven guilty but not "electability until proven guilty". Read More »