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Vidya Balan's Tumhari Sulu in cinema halls today Vidya Balan's Tumhari Sulu in cinema halls today
- November 17, 2017

Ticks all the boxes with a lot of heart. Vidya, for the event, appeared in a black sari while Shilpa was also seen in a black jumpsuit paired with high heels. But with Tumhari Sulu , Vidya is essaying the role of Sulochana, a cheerful and humourous personality much like how she is in real life. It is backed by producer Atul Kasbekar, who previously bankrolled Sonam Kapoor's Neerja which went on to win a National award. (more...)
Singaporean Authorities Enforce Stronger Trade Ban on N. Korea Singaporean Authorities Enforce Stronger Trade Ban on N. Korea
- November 17, 2017

Singapore halted all trade with North Korea as of November 8, Radio Free Asia reported Thursday. China also reiterated that the most reasonable way to resolve North Korea's nuclear stalemate is to push for a stop to joint military exercises between South Korea and the U.S. (more...)
Aides to Janet Napolitano Accused of Interfering With Audit of Her Office Aides to Janet Napolitano Accused of Interfering With Audit of Her Office
- November 17, 2017

The investigation was finalized Thursday. Janet Napolitano became the president of the University of California system after leaving the Obama administration. Kieffer added he hopes the state legislature will be satisfied with the actions the regents took during the investigation. "Napolitano was admonished publicly and in context we want her to continue (being president), but we want to send a message that this is unacceptable", he said. (more...)
Norman Seabrook Bribery Trial Ends In Hung Jury Norman Seabrook Bribery Trial Ends In Hung Jury
- November 17, 2017

Seabrook , 57, is former head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union, which he led for over two decades. "Thank you, Jesus", the flamboyant ex-union boss had exclaimed Tuesday, throwing his arms in the air. The jury, which began considering the charges of honest services wire fraud and conspiracy against Seabrook and Huberfeld on November 8, first told U.S. (more...)
USA and Japan conduct joint naval exercise amid North Korea tension USA and Japan conduct joint naval exercise amid North Korea tension
- November 17, 2017

Pyongyang has been defiant even as the USA has conducted major drills in the past few weeks with reports of another nuclear test likely to be conducted by the South Korean neighbour. Mattis said the United States military was closely watching why there had been no missile launches recently, but declined to give potential reasons for it. (more...)
Produce AgustaWestland chopper deal files, Supreme Court tells Chhattisgarh government Produce AgustaWestland chopper deal files, Supreme Court tells Chhattisgarh government
- November 17, 2017

The petition alleged that the Chief Minister's son was involved in the purchase and demanded that a Special Investigation Team be set up to probe the charges of kickbacks in the Rs 3,700-crore deal. "When was the decision taken that rather than going for NIT for all, the tender would be for Agusta only?" Jethmalani told the court that he would seek instructions on certain issues and would file a short affidavit. (more...)
BHU app to block porn sites, play bhajans BHU app to block porn sites, play bhajans
- November 17, 2017

Named "Har Har Mahadev", the application is created to block pornography, violence and vulgar content circulating on the world wide web. According to a report in the daily Times of India, Har Har Mahadev was developed over a period of six months and is now created to block around 3,800 sites that produce salacious content. (more...)
Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst investigations of hazing and alcohol use Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst investigations of hazing and alcohol use
- November 17, 2017

This includes all all social, recruitment and new member activities for Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapters. The step was taken because the school is investigating more cases of possible student conduction violations at those chapters than it has in recent years, with almost a third of the 37 chapters already under scrutiny this semester. (more...)
State senator files complaint against colleague for groping, calls for expulsion State senator files complaint against colleague for groping, calls for expulsion
- November 17, 2017

In the complaint, Gelser detailed a pattern of unwanted touching from Kruse. An investigation completed this week after Gelser made an informal complaint turned up evidence that the Republican senator from Roseburg had behaved inappropriately toward other women, Gelser wrote. (more...)
Rusia y Venezuela firmaron acuerdo de reestructuración de deuda Rusia y Venezuela firmaron acuerdo de reestructuración de deuda
- November 17, 2017

Venezuela firmó ayer un acuerdo para reestructurar su deuda con Rusia , uno de sus principales acreedores, un alivio que no sacará del atolladero a este país estrangulado por la deuda y bajo default parcial. El medio especializado en noticias y análisis financieros Bloomberg , emitió este jueves 16 de noviembre un artículo del columnista Marcus Ashworth, en el cual señala que el mercado de bonos ha decidido que Venezuela "es demasiado grande para fracasar"; esto, en relación a los ... (more...)
Straight Aussie couple: we are divorcing because of gay marriage Straight Aussie couple: we are divorcing because of gay marriage
- November 17, 2017

Not only was the Jensens' district, Australian Capital Territory, 10 percentage points more enthusiastic than any other in its support for equal marriage - but also, getting divorced is hard. Michael Tiyce , from Sydney family law firm Tiyce & Lawyers, has now offered to take up the couple's case pro-bono to help them get a divorce , news.com.au reported. (more...)
Stefanik Stands By 'No' As House Passes Tax Bill Stefanik Stands By 'No' As House Passes Tax Bill
- November 17, 2017

Central New York Republican Representative John Katko was one of 227 lawmakers who voted for major tax overhaul legislation. "All I've heard from manufacturers and businessmen around central NY is "if you can give us the ability to compete on the world stage, we don't need an unfair advantage, we just need a more level playing field, we'll take care of the rest, we can expand, we can have more jobs here and we can be competitive", said Katko. (more...)
Qld house fire kills boy, brother critical Qld house fire kills boy, brother critical
- November 17, 2017

He dragged the boys out of the house during the fire. The boys, aged three and four, suffered serious burns to almost 90 per cent of their bodies despite their father managing to drag them out of their house during a fire overnight near Dalby on Queensland's western Darling Downs. (more...)
Gap's same-store sales beat estimates Gap's same-store sales beat estimates
- November 17, 2017

For Q3, comparable sales rose 3%, swinging from a 1% decline in the same quarter a year ago; that includes a negative impact of about 2 points from the Fishkill distribution center fire. Comparable store sales at its struggling Banana Republic brand fell 1 percent. Total revenue for the third quarter was $3.84 billion, up from $3.8 billion in the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Cole Chewins Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team Cole Chewins Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
- November 17, 2017

Buck is the first member of the Saint Mary's volleyball team to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District accolades. MacGinnis, a senior from Wedowee, Alabama, has had one of the most successful careers in United Kingdom football history. He also averages 17.2 yards per punt return with a long of 52 yards. Both players are now eligible to earn Academic All-America honors as Gajkowski is majoring in finance and has a 3.63 GPA, while Wildman is majoring in sociology and has a 3.65 GPA and earned ... (more...)
Hawaiian Mental Patient Says He Escaped Because He Didn't Feel Safe Hawaiian Mental Patient Says He Escaped Because He Didn't Feel Safe
- November 17, 2017

He then boarded a charter flight from Honolulu to Maui and then got on board a flight from Maui to California, landing on the mainland at about 5:30 p.m. A Hawaii psychiatric patient acquitted of murder now faces a felony escape charge after walking away from a mental hospital and fleeing to California. (more...)
Dunkerley retiring as Hawaiian Airlines CEO Dunkerley retiring as Hawaiian Airlines CEO
- November 17, 2017

Ingram joined Hawaiian in December 2005, six months after Hawaiian emerged from that bankruptcy. Hawaiian Airlines is truly in a class of its own, distinguished by all the employees I am honored to call my colleagues. "I am humbled by the Board's confidence in me and excited by the opportunity to lead an incredible team as Hawaiian's CEO", said Ingram. Ingram will take the helm as Hawaiian continues executing the fleet transition started under Dunkerley. (more...)
Marines storm local Walmart to buy toys for tots Marines storm local Walmart to buy toys for tots
- November 17, 2017

Past year across the country Marines provided a Merry Christmas for more than 50,000 children, local organizer Pete Laeyva said. During the 2016 holiday season, Brentwood residents donated 1,900 toys with an estimated total value of nearly $23,000. (more...)
Card company announces effort to fight Trump's border wall Card company announces effort to fight Trump's border wall
- November 17, 2017

But this year's amusing campaign is actually doing some good depending on where you stand politically. The company launched a promotion this week called " Cards Against Humanity Saves America " and offered 150,000 people a "buy-in" that would result in those subscribers getting different gifts including an "illustrated map of the land". (more...)
Grimes says Kentucky must legalize medical marijuana in 2018 Grimes says Kentucky must legalize medical marijuana in 2018
- November 17, 2017

One of Kentucky's top democrats is taking a big step towards bringing medical marijuana to the commonwealth. But if the Bluegrass Secretary of State has her way, that will change. While Gov. Matt Bevin, R. -Kentucky, and Senate President Robert Stivers, R. -District 25, have come out against legalizing recreational marijuana, and critics have argued there is not enough known about the lasting, long-term impacts of marijuana, McGarvey and Ward said it is something that the people of Kentucky ... (more...)
House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
- November 17, 2017

The new ad focuses on the Republican tax plan, which Steyer says helps the wealthy and big corporations but hurts the middle class. The ad, which began running Thursday, is the second piece calling for Trump's ouster. Many, including Democratic Congressional leaders such as Rep. The final article characterizes some actions by Trump as efforts to delegitimize the press or limit coverage, undermining the freedom of the press guaranteed under the First Amendment. (more...)
Bob Geldof and Aung San Suu Kyi Bob Geldof and Aung San Suu Kyi
- November 17, 2017

Speaking at a joint news conference with leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital, Tillerson said the USA would consider individual sanctions against people found responsible for the violence, but he would not advise "broad-based economic sanctions" against the entire country. (more...)
Washington adds thousands of new jobs, ties low unemployment record
- November 17, 2017

A strong October helped the Mankato region gain 1.6 percent - a total of 960 - more jobs compared to the same time previous year, according to figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development Thursday. The biggest reductions were seen in education and health services, which was down 4,000 jobs. Professional and business services saw the most growth, followed by transportation and construction. (more...)
Speier Says Congress Paid $15 Million for Harassment Settlements Speier Says Congress Paid $15 Million for Harassment Settlements
- November 17, 2017

Speier went on to claim that two current members of Congress have been accused of sexual harassment. "Now, we do know that there is about $15 million that has been paid out by the House on behalf of harassers in the last 10 to 15 years", the California Democrat told Chuck Todd. (more...)
Virgin Hyperloop One signs with MoU Karnataka, Maharashtra to identify potential routes Virgin Hyperloop One signs with MoU Karnataka, Maharashtra to identify potential routes
- November 17, 2017

The company based in California is working on commercializing Hyperloop (see graphic) to move passengers and cargo at high speed at a fraction of the cost of air travel. The company said it has already built and successfully tested a full-scale hyperloop system at its test track in the Nevada desert in the U.S this past summer. (more...)
University of Michigan Student Government Passes Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution University of Michigan Student Government Passes Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution
- November 17, 2017

Those who argued in favor of the resolution claimed that it wasn't targeting Israel, it was giving representation to the Palestinians. "In the previous two instances where we eventually divested, the investments - in tobacco and in South African corporations under that nation's system of apartheid - were inextricably linked to immoral and unethical actions and ideologies", Schlissel said in a letter to the campus community in 2015. (more...)
Zinke Failed to Document for Use of Private Jets, Watchdog Says Zinke Failed to Document for Use of Private Jets, Watchdog Says
- November 17, 2017

Democrats have been calling on an investigation into Zinke's travel habits for weeks after news broke that he had flown on an oil executive's private jet and taken charter flights to the Virgin Islands. The Interior Department had no comment, but referred to a letter, also published on the web site, from Bernhardt responding to Kendall. Interior Department officials have said that all of Zinke's travel was approved in advance by ethics officials and that private-charter flights were booked ... (more...)
EU Parliament passes deal to address China's market economy status
- November 17, 2017

MEPs yesterday voted in favour of trade rules that aim to protect European Union jobs and businesses against "unfairly cheap imports from third countries that interfere heavily in the economy". International Trade Committee Chair Bernd Lange said: "I'm proud of the result we achieved. We've given our industries a future-proof system to effectively protect themselves from unfair practices". (more...)
Letter to editor: Park fee hike will hurt Letter to editor: Park fee hike will hurt
- November 17, 2017

As many have pointed out, a $70 day-use fee is likely to be prohibitively expensive for many visitors . Motorcycle and walking entrance fees for the 7 day pass would also double to $50 and $30, respectively. That is a 34 percent increase over the $200 million collected in Fiscal Year 2016. The recent announcement by the Trump administration that entrance fees would be doubled or almost tripled at 17 of our busiest national parks, including Grand Teton and Yellowstone, was largely - and ... (more...)
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Denies Republican's Request to Join, Remains All Democrats Congressional Hispanic Caucus Denies Republican's Request to Join, Remains All Democrats
- November 17, 2017

According to Politico , CHC members also said their decision was affected by a private argument between Curbelo and CHC Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.), in which he accused her and the caucus of discriminating against him. " Many of those votes in this climate gave members who voted no, and maybe other members, pause over whether or not this was a good time for changing membership". (more...)

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