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16 drown, 7 missing as boat capsizes in Krishna river

16 drown, 7 missing as boat capsizes in Krishna river The Police said 38 people, who were on picnic party on the occasion of Karthika Masam, boarded a boat, being operated by a private company. Later, 16 bodies were fished out of the river. Another 20 people swam to safety or were rescued by villagers in the Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh state Home Minister N. Chinnarajappa said. The state government on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 la... [Full Article...]

S Korea launch major war drills as N Korea looks on

S Korea launch major war drills as N Korea looks on Also on Saturday, the US and South Korean navies launched four days of joint drills off the east coast of South Korea. The three aircraft carriers are expected to link up in the Sea of Japan later this week off the Korean Peninsula, a USA defense official tells Fox News. [Full Article...]

Turkey proposed $15 million to Flynn, son to abduct Fethullah Gulen

Turkey proposed $15 million to Flynn, son to abduct Fethullah Gulen He is believed to be under investigation for not registering as a foreign agent, a charge leveled at former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort in an indictment from Mueller. The congressman's staff did not immediately return a request for comment Friday, a federal holiday. Federal investigators have been probing Flynn's lobbying efforts on behalf of Turkey , including an alleged meeting with se... [Full Article...]

China sales: Alibaba takes £2bn in minutes on Singles' Day

China sales: Alibaba takes £2bn in minutes on Singles' Day The headline sales number is likely to top last year's total of 113bn yuan (£13bn), an increase of almost a third from 2015. Jiangxiaobai Liquor Company is making its offer Saturday during China's biggest shopping festival - held every November 11, or 11/11 - with an equally numerically symbolic price tag of 11,111 yuan ($1,675). [Full Article...]

Sensex Rebounds Nearly 250 Points, Nifty Above 10350

Market observers opined that geo-political tensions in the Middle East, along with selling pressure in index heavyweights like Bharti Airtel, Tata Motors, State Bank of India (SBI) and Lupin, among others, aided in the losses suffered by the indices. [Full Article...]

Louis CK Apologizes for Exposing Himself to Women: 'These Stories Are True'

Louis CK Apologizes for Exposing Himself to Women: 'These Stories Are True' It's a predicament for them. And I've tried to learn from them. "And I wielded that power irresponsibly". FX said in a statement Friday that they are severing their relationship with both Louis C.K., 50, and his production company Pig Newton. [Full Article...]

Shelledy Elementary School Celebrates Our Local Veterans

Shelledy Elementary School Celebrates Our Local Veterans Public ceremonies in recognition of Veterans Day will be held in south Pierce County before, on and after its official date of November 11. It was a patriotic scene at the Custer Armory as the entire district gathered to honor Veteran's day . [Full Article...]

GST recommendations will benefit people, strengthen tax structure: Modi

GST recommendations will benefit people, strengthen tax structure: Modi In a major relief to many, the GST council has made a decision to reduce tax rate on a wide range of daily use items. Value Added Tax (VAT) will continue to be charged for alcohol, which does not fall under GST. "But the PM Modi-led government at the Centre has imposed the Gabbar Singh Tax", Rahul Gandhi said at an election rally in poll bound Gujarat. "Now, they can not avoid a debate in public d... [Full Article...]

Mitt Romney blasts Roy Moore as 'unfit for office'

Mitt Romney blasts Roy Moore as 'unfit for office' Appearing on CNN's The Lead , former Alabama Republican Party chair Marty Connors let anchor Jake Tapper know right off the bat that he was skeptical of the allegations . The joint fundraising committee now only lists Moore's campaign, the Alabama Republican Party and the Republican National Committee as the beneficiaries. [Full Article...]

Russian foreign ministry says retaliation against U.S. media could begin next week

Russian foreign ministry says retaliation against U.S. media could begin next week Russia's parliament warned on Friday some us and other foreign media could be declared "foreign agents" and obliged to regularly declare full details of their funding, finances and staffing. In case of failure to comply with this demand within this period of time, the bank accounts of RT America can be frozen, while its head could face arrest. [Full Article...]

Bullet train will bypass Gujaratis, says Manmohan

Bullet train will bypass Gujaratis, says Manmohan Does questioning GST & Demonetisation make one a tax evader? His barb about "low-level rhetoric" was aimed at those in the BJP that react angrily to any criticism of the government's moves. In the first half of 2016-17, India's imports from China stood at Rs 1. Refuting Singh's contention that demonetisation has not served any objective, Jaitley said the measure left exposed 18 lakh people... [Full Article...]

Ultra-quick reshoots cutting Kevin Spacey out of new film

Ultra-quick reshoots cutting Kevin Spacey out of new film Director Ridley Scott plans to meet the December 22 release date. He will be replaced by Christopher Plummer . In the wake of the allegations, Sony Pictures also pulled the flick from the American Film Institute Fest and said in a statement that despite it being a "superb film", considering the ample allegations around the actor, it would be "inappropriate to celebrate at a gala". [Full Article...]

Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow

Trump bodyguard reportedly testifies Russian official offered Trump women in Moscow Two other sources said Schiller said he was confident nothing happened after he left. "We are appalled by the leaks that are coming from partisan insiders from the House Intelligence Committee ", Stuart Sears told the channel. After accompanying Trump to the room, Schiller said he waited outside for a few minutes and then left, CNN reports. In a statement to NBC News, Schiller's lawyer ca... [Full Article...]

GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore previously ruled lesbian couldn't see kids unsupervised

GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore previously ruled lesbian couldn't see kids unsupervised An Alabama candidate for the US Senate is strongly denying allegations that he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl. On the same day news surfaced of sexual assault allegations against Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, CNN released a report after reviewing old court documents that show Moore ruled in the 1990s as a circuit judge that a woman in a divorce case who had a lesbian affair could ... [Full Article...]

US Bans Most Solo Travel to Cuba, Imposes Tighter Sanctions

The list includes 83 state-owned hotels, including famous hotels in Old Havana such as Ernest Hemingway's erstwhile favorite haunt the Hotel Ambos Mundos, as well as the city's new luxury shopping mall. The goal is to encourage financial support for Cuba's growing private sector, said senior Trump administration officials, who briefed reporters on a conference call on condition they not be q... [Full Article...]

United States would have to invade North Korea to secure Pyongyang nukes

United States would have to invade North Korea to secure Pyongyang nukes Potential casualties from a conflict depended heavily on the intensity of any attack on South Korea's capital, Seoul, which lies just 35 miles (56 km) from the border, as well as how much advance warning the USA and its allies had, he said. [Full Article...]

DHS Ends Protected Immigration Status For 5K Nicaraguans

DHS Ends Protected Immigration Status For 5K Nicaraguans Trump's cruel decision also underscores the fight to pass the American Promise Act , introduced by Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY). A bipartisan coalition of legislators led by Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., proposed a bill last week that would grant TPS recipients from Honduras, Haiti, El Salvador and Nicaragua a chance to apply for permanent residency. [Full Article...]

Scottish parliament briefly evacuated

Scottish parliament briefly evacuated Tory MSPs Liz Smith, Jamie Halcro-Johnston, Edward Mountain were each sent suspect envelopes to their offices, according to the BBC . A Conservative source told the Evening News that the packages received were invitations to the Inverness Courier newspaper's 200th anniversary celebration event. [Full Article...]

United States commerce chief Ross says nothing improper about investments - BBC reporter

United States commerce chief Ross says nothing improper about investments - BBC reporter The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is reporting on a leak of 13.4 million records of offshore entities in tax havens. A Commerce Department spokesman told Fox News that Ross has been supportive of sanctions against Russian Federation and, as commerce secretary, has recused himself on decisions or policy relating to oceanic shipping. [Full Article...]

J&K: One jawan killed in encounter with terrorist in Pulwama

J&K: One jawan killed in encounter with terrorist in Pulwama In a recent development, one jawan was reportedly killed in an ongoing gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. "They were involved in yesterday's attack on police party in which one police man SgCt Ab Salam was martyred", the official said. The encounter had ended with the gunning down of a militant. [Full Article...]


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