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New York's Thanksgiving Day Parade held amid tight security New York's Thanksgiving Day Parade held amid tight security
- November 24, 2017

The NYPD is doubling down on a new breed of security to defend the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade: an elite team of Labrador retrievers specially trained to detect explosives on roving targets in large crowds. In 2005, a giant balloon caught an unexpected gust of wind and struck a lamppost in Times Square, injuring two people. Police also are mindful of the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas in which a high-stakes gambler and real estate investor unleashed gunfire on country music ... (more...)
Uber takes back seat in Russian Federation as merger approved Uber takes back seat in Russian Federation as merger approved
- November 24, 2017

The Belarus Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation has also approved the deal, leaving Kazakhstan's regulatory body as the last main hurdle. Assuming all remaining hurdles are cleared, the transaction is expected to close in January, 2018. (more...)
Gujarat Elections: NCP To Contest All Seats, Talks With Congress Fail Gujarat Elections: NCP To Contest All Seats, Talks With Congress Fail
- November 24, 2017

Amit Chaudhary, who resigned as Congress MLA after allegedly cross voting in favour of the BJP candidate during the RS polls, has been given ticket for Manasa seat in Gandhinagar which he represented in the outgoing assembly. The Congress state in-charge, Ashok Gehlot, today said that "the NCP should have demanded seats as per their situation in Gujarat". The BJP list names Mavji Desai as its candidate from Dhanera seat, Vijay Chakravarti (Vadgam SC), Karshan Solanki (Kadi SC), Raman ... (more...)
Man killed after triple stabbing in Mississauga identified Man killed after triple stabbing in Mississauga identified
- November 24, 2017

Two of them suffered non-life-threatening injuries, while Shraim was rushed to local hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have released the identity of a man stabbed to death at a shopping mall in Mississauga. Harinder Sohi told CP24 at the scene. Anyone who witnessed or filmed the incident is asked to come forward to investigators. Investigators are also asking the public for any surveillance or dash-cam video that might have captured footage at the time of the altercation. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter Fired More Than 1100 Rounds, Police Say Las Vegas Shooter Fired More Than 1100 Rounds, Police Say
- November 24, 2017

Stephen Paddock murdered 58 people and injured hundreds more when he used his Mandalay Bay hotel suite as a vantage point to fire on crowds enjoying the country music show. FBI investigators have continued interviewing Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley, with the latest questioning earlier this week, but "nothing substantial was obtained", the sheriff said. (more...)
Hafiz freed in Pakistan, vows to fight for Kashmir Hafiz freed in Pakistan, vows to fight for Kashmir
- November 24, 2017

He told his supporters the "reasons" behind his 10-month detention, and also as to why Nawaz Sharif was ousted as prime minister. "I will gather the people from across the country for the cause of Kashmir and we will try to help Kashmiris get their destination of freedom". (more...)
Bomb attack targets mosque in Egypt Bomb attack targets mosque in Egypt
- November 24, 2017

According to Sky News Arabia, the explosion that took place during Friday's prayers has been followed by a gunfire. Some 75 people had been wounded in the attack, a health ministry spokesman told Egyptian TV. The insurgency has been largely confined to the northern Sinai Peninsula, but sporadic attacks have also occurred on the mainland, including capital Cairo. (more...)
Woman shot at Shen club dies Woman shot at Shen club dies
- November 24, 2017

Her husband, Steven is now facing criminal homicide and other charges. He's held on $500,000 bail pending a preliminary hearing. Diane Brobst was flown to the hospital. Brobst was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge James R. Ferrier, Orwigsburg, on the additional charges and remains in Schuylkill County Prison. (more...)
Melbourne police save woman from train with seconds to spare Melbourne police save woman from train with seconds to spare
- November 24, 2017

The train driver hits the brakes, but could not have stopped in time. The Protective Service Officers said they saw a train bearing down on her and sprinted from the other end of the station. The woman has been charged for entering the railway tracks, which are restricted areas. Victoria Police has not released the location and date of the rescue to protect the woman's identity. (more...)
WEATHER: Sheffield set for a cold, crisp wintry day WEATHER: Sheffield set for a cold, crisp wintry day
- November 24, 2017

Sheffield is set for a cold but bright and sunny wintry day today. The national meteorological service have said tonight will turn very cold with frost early on. Some sunny spells developing, but occasional showers too, some wintry, especially on high ground. Cold conditions will persist over the weekend, with frost and ice. (more...)
European Union envoy: Eastern Partnership summit to set new goals for future partnership European Union envoy: Eastern Partnership summit to set new goals for future partnership
- November 24, 2017

The ambassador said the negotiations on a comprehensive agreement between Azerbaijan and the European Union are continuing and will continue after the summit too. It adds that "the resolution of the conflicts, building trust and good neighborly relations are essential to economic and social development and cooperation". (more...)
Irish government on verge of collapse in spat over deputy PM Irish government on verge of collapse in spat over deputy PM
- November 24, 2017

Ireland, armed with an European Union veto and insistent on an open Irish border after Britain leaves the bloc, is hopeful agreement can be reached by mid-December but believes sufficient progress has yet to be made. "The main opposition party. are risking an election at a time when there are some really, really serious issues for the government to manage in the national interests", he said in a reference to the Brexit negotiations. (more...)
Beijing launches kindergarten checks following child abuse claims Beijing launches kindergarten checks following child abuse claims
- November 24, 2017

A day earlier, furious and angry parents had gathered in front of the gate to demand answers from RYB, which is run by a company that started trading on the NY stock exchange in September. "The childcare industry can not be allowed to grow in an uncivilized fashion". The incident comes weeks after a Shanghai childcare centre was alleged to have abused several toddlers. (more...)
Comparece Julión Álvarez ante la Seido Comparece Julión Álvarez ante la Seido
- November 24, 2017

Venimos a presentarnos, para decir aquí estamos... no tengo investigación, para que quede claro, no me mandaron llamar. "Presento mi información, para que si soy requerido rapidito den conmigo, para que no me anden buscando", afirmó. Además, congeló cualquier propiedad que Márquez, Álvarez , Flores y el resto de afectados pudieran tener en Estados Unidos y prohibieron a estadounidenses implicarse en transacciones financieras con ellos. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28 PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28
- November 24, 2017

The managing director of Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, NVS Reddy revealed that the developer L&T will submit the proposals about the fares after which the Telangana government will take a call. As per the findings of the study, the buses will be run for commuters' convenience. So, PMO planned Metro inauguration also during the visit. An agreement is yet to be signed by HMRL and RTC on combo passes, the minister said. (more...)
Bhiwandi Building Collapse: One killed, 3 injured in mishap Bhiwandi Building Collapse: One killed, 3 injured in mishap
- November 24, 2017

It is said that the residential building housed 14 families. A green corridor was enabled for mobilisation of NDRF teams. Summary: During the rescue operation, one NDRF team member also suffered minor injuries on his hand. Bhiwandi is a part of the Thane district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division, located 20 km to the north-east of Mumbai and 15 km to the north-east of Thane city. (more...)
Disappointment, indifference, relief: Toronto reacts to removal of cops from schools Disappointment, indifference, relief: Toronto reacts to removal of cops from schools
- November 24, 2017

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) voted 18-3 in favour of ending a controversial program that placed police officers in some Toronto schools after a report found the program left some students feeling intimidated or uncomfortable. Louis police officer, charged with the 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., September 15, 2017. "Today, black parents can send our children to school without being fearful". (more...)
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge host Post wedding cocktail party, Celebs attend Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge host Post wedding cocktail party, Celebs attend
- November 24, 2017

The party also had Yuvraj Singh's wife Hazel Keech, " Chak de India " actress Vidya Malvade and Akash Advani in attendance. The couple decided that they will not opt for Hindu wedding ceremony or Nikah and instead opted for a court marriage. (more...)
Woman shot, dropped at Vic hospital to die Woman shot, dropped at Vic hospital to die
- November 24, 2017

A woman has died after being shot in Melbourne's west and police are investigating whether it is linked to a series of auto crashes in the area overnight. The male driver of the vehicle then forced the female driver of the second vehicle out of her auto, and took off in it. Police also searched a property on Gumtree Avenue as part of this investigation, however it is now not believed to be connected to the incident. (more...)
CBI files chargesheet against 592 people in Vyapam scam case CBI files chargesheet against 592 people in Vyapam scam case
- November 24, 2017

Also four former Vyapam officials are named in the chargesheet and they are identified as Pankaj Trivedi, the then director of Vyapam, Nitin Mohindra, the then Sr Systems Analyst, Ajay Kumar Sen, the then Deputy Systems Analyst and CK Mishra, the then programmer. (more...)
Deepika Padukone Looks Stunning on FilmFare Cover Deepika Padukone Looks Stunning on FilmFare Cover
- November 24, 2017

The " Bajirao Mastani " star looks stunning as she appears on the December issue of Filmfare . The actress had flown down to Sri Lanka for the photoshoot. Deepika's film Padmavati has been embroiled in controversies and the film that was earlier scheduled to release on 1st December 2017 has now been "voluntarily deferred" by the makers. (more...)
US President Donald Trump vows to repeal, replace 'disaster' Obamacare US President Donald Trump vows to repeal, replace 'disaster' Obamacare
- November 24, 2017

Standard & Poor's projected as many as 1.6-M fewer enrolled than 2016's 12.2-M total because of the GOP repeal effort and because open enrollment ends on 15 December, instead of 31 January as it did before. The data count new customers and current enrollees who actively shop for new plans. Last week, 578,506 customers renewed coverage, and 220,323 new customers selected plans. (more...)
Destituyen a Antonio Ledezma como alcalde metropolitano de Caracas Destituyen a Antonio Ledezma como alcalde metropolitano de Caracas
- November 24, 2017

Aunque la decisión se tomó luego de una consulta a la consultoría jurídica del Cabildo Metropolitano, "estamos en completo desacuerdo, aquí la alcaldesa encargada es Helen Fernández y el Alcalde Metropolitano electo y reelecto por los caraqueños, es Antonio Ledezma ", refirió Blanco. (more...)
Police chase ends in deadly Anaheim crash, 2 dead, 1 injured Police chase ends in deadly Anaheim crash, 2 dead, 1 injured
- November 24, 2017

Daron Wyatt, spokesman for the Anaheim Police Department, which is investigating the crash. Orange County sheriff's deputies responded about 12:40 p.m.to a report of suspicious activity in the 19000 block of Ridgeview Road in Villa Park, said Jaimee Blashaw, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Department. (more...)
UK Brexit Minister Says London Might Not Get a Deal With EU UK Brexit Minister Says London Might Not Get a Deal With EU
- November 24, 2017

Barnier said: "The UK has chosen to leave the EU. I do not say this to create problems but to avoid problems". "The UK will lose the benefits of the single market". Mr Jones is expected to call for Mrs May to take the hard line in negotiations during a conference in London on Tuesday. John Bruton, a former Irish prime minister, urged the United Kingdom to stay in the customs union, while lambasting the British political class for not taking the issue seriously during the referendum. (more...)
Joel Embiid helps fast-starting 76ers rout Blazers 101-81 Joel Embiid helps fast-starting 76ers rout Blazers 101-81
- November 24, 2017

The Trail Blazers and Nets will try to rebound from those tough stretches Friday afternoon when they get together at Barclays Center. Ben Simmons also had a solid game for the Sixers. It's impossible for me to shoot two or three free throws. "I've still got to work on a lot of things, but it's getting there". The Blazers missed their first 13 shots from the field to fall behind 19-2. (more...)
Austal a big victor in patrol vessels contract Austal a big victor in patrol vessels contract
- November 24, 2017

Lurssen's bid was successful in a three-way race against another German designer Fassmer and Dutch firm Damen. "As I have said many times, the OPV program is very important for our Henderson workforce and we welcome the fact that our employees will have an opportunity to build these vessels". (more...)
Rs 60000 crore sanctioned for TN roads: Gadkari Rs 60000 crore sanctioned for TN roads: Gadkari
- November 24, 2017

Palaniswamy said that the meeting was fruitful and thanked the Union Minister for largely accepting projects and programmes put forward by the state government. "The farmers of the delta areas of Tamil Nadu who are dependent on the Cauvery water for irrigation are agitated over the long delay in constituting the board", the chief minister said. (more...)
Dead in Chitrakoot train accident Dead in Chitrakoot train accident
- November 24, 2017

Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derails near Manikpur in UP. "Relief operations are underway". The train was travelling from Goa to Patna and derailed around 4.18 am. Patna Superfast express is one of the most prominent trains on this particular route and is taken by numerous passengers including tourists as a number of popular destinations fall on its route. (more...)
RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24 RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24
- November 24, 2017

Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu would be held on December 21. The seat has been vacant for a year since the death of Jayalalithaa . This time two faces of AIADMK are in fray for this seat. On one hand is TTV Dhinakaran from Sasikala faction and on the other is E Madhusudhanan from EPS-OPS faction. (more...)

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