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Hampstead fire: Woman dies in fire at block of flats Hampstead fire: Woman dies in fire at block of flats
- November 21, 2017

Some 20 people reportedly exited the building before crews arrived, the Fire Brigade said. A woman has died in a fire in a tower block in London overnight. The block's second and third floors had been affected by the blaze, said the brigade, which has sent eight fire engines to the scene as well as aerial support. (more...)
Thanksgiving holiday a four-day weekend for city, county, state offices Thanksgiving holiday a four-day weekend for city, county, state offices
- November 21, 2017

There will be no trash pickup Thursday for customers of the Sonoma Garbage Collector in the city, or Redwood Empire Disposal in the county. Regular Thursday garbage customers will receive the excess collection on Friday, and regular Friday customers will receive the excess collection on Saturday following Thanksgiving, in accordance with the adjusted garbage collection . (more...)
Bihar BJP chief feels 'sorry' for his controversial comment Bihar BJP chief feels 'sorry' for his controversial comment
- November 21, 2017

Nityanand Rai, President of BJP's Bihar wing has come up with a threat against detractors of PM Narendra Modi . "From such circumstances, he has grown to be PM - the son of a poor, each individual should be honoured by this". He had become Bihar BJP chief in December previous year as the Bharatiya Janata Party wanted to bolster its OBC base in the state. The comment is ill-timed as the ruling party BJP eagerly awaiting outcomes of two important elections of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh that ... (more...)
Head of Syrian opposition's HNC resigns - statement Head of Syrian opposition's HNC resigns - statement
- November 21, 2017

In his resignation statement, he says: "I find myself forced to resign after spending almost two years of continuous work to preserve the fundamentals of the Syrian revolution". Although the SPA statement did not specify which opposition groups would take part in the talks, the main divide within the opposition has been between the HNC and two dissident groups, the Moscow and Cairo platforms. (more...)
Putin and Assad meet in Sochi Putin and Assad meet in Sochi
- November 21, 2017

Following Monday's meeting with Assad, Putin said he planned to address the Syrian conflict with other Middle East countries including Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Vladimir Putin congratulated Bashar Assad for his success in fighting Islamist militants, saying "Syria is striving in the fight against terrorist groups", adding "the Syrian people are going through very hard trials and are gradually approaching the final, unavoidable rout of terrorists". (more...)
Gujarat polls: Patidars upset; NCP says will contest all 182 seats Gujarat polls: Patidars upset; NCP says will contest all 182 seats
- November 21, 2017

The party's decision came a day after the Congress declared its first list of 77 candidates for the first phase of the elections slated for December 9. "The BJP had shored up all its might to defeat Patel because they thought defeat of Patel can be dubbed as the defeat of Sonia Gandhi. This is an insult to us", he said. (more...)
Delhi: Primary school teacher shot dead in front of school Delhi: Primary school teacher shot dead in front of school
- November 21, 2017

According to police, Deepak stayed with his family in northwest Delhi's Tajpur village. "The deceased, identified as Deepak, a 31-year-old guest teacher, was found lying in a pool of blood outside the gate". "He had left through the main gate and was talking to someone on the phone, when school staff heard firecracker-like sounds". "We found Deepak in a pool of blood". (more...)
NYSP reminding pistol permit holders re-certify before upcoming deadline NYSP reminding pistol permit holders re-certify before upcoming deadline
- November 21, 2017

The deadline for permits issued on or after January 15, 2013, is five years from the date the license was issued. Pistol permit holders have to recertify every five years, so that means anybody who was issued one before Jan. Paper forms can also be picked up at State Police stations. Out of state residents who do not possess either a New York State Driver License or a Non-Driver Identification Card must use the paper form to recertify and must attach a copy of their driver's license or ... (more...)
Defiant Mugabe faces impeachment Defiant Mugabe faces impeachment
- November 21, 2017

He added that ZANU-PF had approached the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party to seek their cooperation to pass the necessary parliamentary votes. The deadline came and went with no sign of compliance from Mugabe. Addressing a press conference Monday afternoon, Mutsvangwa said Zimbabweans should not rest until President Mugabe vacates office. (more...)
Queensland LNP could form government with One Nation Queensland LNP could form government with One Nation
- November 21, 2017

The LNP leader also pointed to when Ms Palaszczuk as then opposition leader said she would not form government with the help of independents or minor parties before agreeing to the support of Speaker Peter Wellington in parliament. Labor will use the bus for a final blitz of coastal seats, invoking the ghost of former LNP premier Campbell Newman when Tim Nicholls was his right-hand man and treasurer and when the LNP sacked thousands of public servants. (more...)
Life returns to normal in Syria's Idlib after Turkish operation Life returns to normal in Syria's Idlib after Turkish operation
- November 21, 2017

The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) militia on November 20 launched a mortar attack targeting observation points set up by the Turkish Armed Forces in Syria's Idlib, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Their second goal is to counter the Kurds. Among those excluded are Daesh and the PYD, which Turkey considers the Syrian arm of the PKK, labelled a terrorist group by Turkey, the European Union and the US. (more...)
Three LeT militants killed in Handwara encounter Three LeT militants killed in Handwara encounter
- November 21, 2017

Security forces have scored another victory against militants after one more misguided youth renounced the path of violence and returned home in Kulgam district. He seized the occasion to reiterate the promise that the J&K police will "facilitate and help youth who have joined militants' ranks to return home". (more...)
Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency
- November 21, 2017

A top Chinese envoy landed in North Korea today in a trip hailed as a "big move" by US President Donald Trump , who has urged Beijing to pile pressure on its nuclear-armed ally. Washington has been making efforts to bring Pyongyang to dialogue for denuclearization, despite the isolated regime's reluctance to abandon its nuclear drive. (more...)
Huge gas line fire burning in MI Huge gas line fire burning in MI
- November 21, 2017

The fire is near the Great Lakes Crossing outlets, but is not believed to have damaged the mall. 7 Action News is hearing that it is burning in the area of Brown Road. However, this time big flames lapped into the air, local news reported . The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said all of the county's 911 lines and non-emergency lines are out. (more...)
Monday night blues: Same old problems cost Seahawks against Falcons Monday night blues: Same old problems cost Seahawks against Falcons
- November 21, 2017

Wilson almost piloted an 11-point comeback to force overtime, but the Seahawks' final drive ended when a Blair Walsh field goal fell short from 52 yards out to seal a 34-31 Falcons victory. But it was Clayborn's fumble return that helped break the game open early in the second quarter and gave Atlanta a 21-7 lead. The following players are inactive for Seahawks and Falcons. (more...)
Salvation Army in need of pies for community holiday meals Salvation Army in need of pies for community holiday meals
- November 21, 2017

The Salvation Army's Flemington Corps will host its annual Thanksgiving lunch on November 23. "We want the community to know what types of resources we provide for those in need", Rocheleau said. According to staff, volunteers started cooking the meal last week. Foods needed are turkeys, canned green beans, instant box potatoes, butter, cooked assorted pies, yams, eggs, cranberry sauce, turkey stuffing, bread loaves, brown gravy and gallons of milk. (more...)
Burna Boy Declared Wanted For 'Hiring Robbers' Against Mr 2Kay Burna Boy Declared Wanted For 'Hiring Robbers' Against Mr 2Kay
- November 21, 2017

The victim, Mr. 2kay , had lodged in room 847 on the 8th floor for the Buckwyld show, when he was robbed by four heavily armed men. Daily Post also reported that the Lagos State Acting Police Commissioner Edgal Imohimi declared Burna Boy wanted. (more...)
Cool and breezy Tuesday; chilly and dry for Thanksgiving Day Cool and breezy Tuesday; chilly and dry for Thanksgiving Day
- November 21, 2017

It's the coldest morning in Monroe since early February! Tonight: We will have a low of 37 degrees with partly cloudy skies and breezy winds out of the SSW at 10 to miles per hour. An upper level disturbance will slide out of the Rockies and Plains overnight engendering and area of surface low pressure to develop in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday . (more...)
Government boosts student allowances and loans by $50/week Government boosts student allowances and loans by $50/week
- November 21, 2017

The increased rates will come into effect from January 1, 2018. The changes will affect 13,000 students. The Education Minister Chris Hipkins says such detail isn't far away, but they want potential students to continue to enrol now knowing their first year of tertiary education will be free. (more...)
Beijing detains 18 after apartment fire Beijing detains 18 after apartment fire
- November 21, 2017

Xinhua said the fire was brought under control some three hours after it erupted and that the injured had been rushed to hospital. "We are investigating the specific causes of this fire and those responsible will be subject to legal liability", Sun said. (more...)
Maryland receives DOJ grant for community policing officers Maryland receives DOJ grant for community policing officers
- November 21, 2017

The funds cover up to 75 percent of entry level salaries and benefits for three years. The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office has been awarded $1 million in grant money for eight new officers. In September, the Justice Department announced additional priority consideration criteria for FY2017 COPS grants. Eighty percent of the awarded agencies received additional points based on their certifications of willingness to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, according to the release. (more...)
Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation
- November 21, 2017

In December, when Trump was president-elect, he announced plans to shutter the Trump Foundation "to avoid even the appearance of any conflict with my role as president". It's not clear how Trump has continued those philanthropic interests. It received a $1 million donation from Laura Perlmutter, the wife of Marvel Entertainment Chairman Isaac Perlmutter, a prominent Trump supporter, and another from casino magnate Phil Ruffin . (more...)
Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, accused of groping, will not run for re-election Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, accused of groping, will not run for re-election
- November 21, 2017

California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra said Monday that he won't seek re-election following allegations he sexually harassed a colleague, becoming the first political casualty after a wave of accusations at the Capitol. Bocanegra also agreed to participate in an ethics investigation into the matter. "The decision to deny constituents the representation of their elected official can be a hard one, but make no mistake: If the investigation affirms the allegations, I will move to immediately ... (more...)
Japan trade surplus sinks in October as energy imports surge Japan trade surplus sinks in October as energy imports surge
- November 21, 2017

While imports have risen thanks to higher costs for crude oil and other commodities, Japan's export sector is helping drive a moderate recovery in the economy thanks to revived demand in major markets such as China and the USA for vehicles, electronics and machinery. (more...)
MLB, players' union, NPB push back deadline on Shohei Ohtani posting agreement
- November 21, 2017

ET Tuesday to hammer out a deal. Without a new system in place, the highly prized two-way star Shohei Ohtani can not sign with a North American team. Mike Oz of Yahoo Sports explained players who are not over the age of 25 are subject to the worldwide bonus pool money restrictions under the current collective bargaining agreement. (more...)
Former AIFF president Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away at 72 Former AIFF president Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away at 72
- November 21, 2017

Gandhi, expressing heartfelt condolences on the passing away of the senior Congress leader, said: "In a career spanning nearly five decades, Dasmunsi served the party and government illustriously". He was a resident of Bhowanipore. The state government will accord him a state funeral. Known as "Priya" in West Bengal's political circle, he had been information and broadcasting minister. (more...)
Six Big 12 Student-Athletes Named Award Finalists Six Big 12 Student-Athletes Named Award Finalists
- November 21, 2017

The Sooners could be taking home some serious hardware from the Home Depot College Football Awards on December 7. The Heisman Trophy will be handed out in NY two days later. Noticeably absent from those finalists was Louisville's Lamar Jackson, last season's Heisman victor whose statistics have been even better this season. (more...)
Young woman, 18, dies from injuries sustained in earlier crash Young woman, 18, dies from injuries sustained in earlier crash
- November 21, 2017

The device is created to turn off a vehicle when the driver is over the legal blood alcohol limit. An 18-year-old woman has died from injuries sustained in a auto crash that occurred earlier in November. Since he was not impaired and was reportedly following court orders at the time of the accident, there have been no charges filed against him. The police department would then forward the case to the district attorney's office to determine whether the case should go to a grand jury. (more...)
Britain 'ready to pay higher European Union divorce bill to get talks going'
- November 21, 2017

However, he said there was a possibility that the European Union could judge some of the United Kingdom rules as equivalent to its own, and said a good deal would facilitate as much market access as possible, while seeking to avoid a situation whereby the United Kingdom and the European Union trade under WTO rules. (more...)
Mulvaney: 'Gimmick' will help GOP pass tax reform Mulvaney: 'Gimmick' will help GOP pass tax reform
- November 21, 2017

He said it would be up to House and Senate negotiators to figure out whether to include it in a final legislative package. In the version of the bill passed by the House, the individual tax code will be reduced from seven brackets to four, with a top rate of 39.6 percent. (more...)

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