Looser beer-sale laws on tap in Pa.

29 Oct, 2016

The court ruled last month that the previous local assessment was unconstitutional because it treated the state's casinos unequally, and imposed a heavier burden on lower-performing casinos. If the bill becomes law, it will prevent public officials from releasing the names of officers involved in shootings which cause death or " serious bodily injury " for up to 30 days after the incident, or until the conclusion of an official investigation.


Giants Kicker Under Investigation for Domestic Abuse

27 Oct, 2016

As of now, no charges have been filed. The policy was toughened after the Ray Rice scandal in 2014. It now says personnel whose violations involve domestic violence will be subject to a "baseline suspension without pay of six games, with consideration given to any aggravating or mitigating factors".


Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar when she launched her career

26 Oct, 2016

The album gambles that listeners care as much about Gaga the artist as Gaga the spectacle. Gaga took to the piano to perform another song with Ronson on guitar, "Just Another Day ", the only track on Joanne Gaga wrote by herself. This was Lady Gaga's big chance to erase the memory of 2013's abysmal last solo outing, Artpop . "Unless you're eating at the table with us, you're not part".


Maoist Killing: Police attacked meeting, claims Varavara Rao

26 Oct, 2016

Security forces were hunting through forests in southeast India for Maoist rebels after a fierce gunfight left 21 rebels dead and two policemen wounded. Orissa police chief KB Singh told BBC's Sandeep Sahu they considered a top Maoist leader was among those killed. N Sambasiva Rao today denied that it was a pre-planned "surgical strike" meant to target senior leaders of the CPI ( Maoist ) movement.


Pak urges United Kingdom to push India for talks

25 Oct, 2016

He appreciated the PM's policy of reaching out to the neighbor countries for establishing cordial relationships with them. High Commissioner Basit brought up the issue of Kashmir and said that it was the root cause of the troubles between India and Pakistan.


North Dakota court to review rioting charge against Amy Goodman

25 Oct, 2016

Of the throngs of thousands of people there when Goodman was covering the protest, few were charged. The pipeline remains a subject of litigation between the Standing Rock Sioux and Energy Transfer Partners; coincidentally or not, the financial disclosure form that candidate Trump filed with the Federal Election Commission reveals that he has between $500,000 and $1 million invested in the Texas pipeline builder, along with an additional $50,000 to $100,000 invested in Phillips 66, the ...


South Africa starts the process of withdrawing from the ICC

24 Oct, 2016

Justice Minister Michael Masutha told reporters in Pretoria that the government would draft a bill to repeal its adoption of the ICC's Rome Statute to preserve its ability to conduct active diplomatic relations, and had given formal notice.


Obama administration appeals temporary block on trans rights in Texas

22 Oct, 2016

While the guidelines do not have the force of law, school districts could risk losing federal money if they do not comply. "It violates the privacy and dignity of all students, but parents and citizens are going to need to continue to speak up about this issue", Hudgens insists.


Russia Deepens Differences between Trump, Pence

22 Oct, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's argument. The campaign rally was held at the Newton campus of Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa, a key swing state in the 2016 presidential election.


In Iraq, ISIS Attacks City Of Kirkuk As Battle For Mosul Rages

22 Oct, 2016

There was no immediate word on casualties among other civilians or Kurdish forces in Kirkuk city. Islamic State claimed the attacks in online statements, and authorities declared a curfew in the city where Kurdish forces were getting reinforcements.


Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for download

20 Oct, 2016

Google today has launched another new app on the Play Store . 4/6 NEWS! Initial inventory of Pixel XL 128GB is SOLD OUT. Say what you want about the new Pixel and Pixel XL but there's no stopping these two new Google-branded phones from making a splash in the mobile industry.


French court OKs Calais migrant camp closure, amid NGO fears

19 Oct, 2016

France has promised to receive 30,000 refugees over the next two years. Though it's been a slow process, it's Britain's willingness to act on behalf of the poorest and most vulnerable that makes it worthy of the title "Great". "If an applicant submits a report written by a practising consultant paediatrician that concludes the applicant is or may be under 18 years of age at the time of the application, this must be fully considered alongside any other relevant evidence and given ...


'very likely post-brexit eu agreement would need parliamentary ratification'

19 Oct, 2016

He said: "The Government view at the moment it that it is very likely that any such agreement would be subject to ratification". It comes after May announced at the Conservative Party conference that she intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March 2017.


Obama Slams Trump's 'Flattery' of Vladimir Putin as 'Out of Step'

19 Oct, 2016

For many months, Trump has raised the possibility of illegal activities that could tarnish the November election result, and he has urged his supporters to show up at polling locations on Election Day. In an interview in August, Trump told Savage the policies of President Obama and Hillary Clinton toward Russian Federation have prompted something "worse than a Cold War", with Moscow building up arms while the USA depletes its military.


Russian Federation halts Aleppo strikes ahead of brief truce

19 Oct, 2016

Russia's defence ministry said Monday that its forces and the Syrian regime would halt fire in Aleppo on Thursday for eight hours amid mounting criticism of the Moscow-backed assault against Syria's second city. But as the airstrikes stopped on the city, they continued as usual against nearby rebel-held villages including Anadan and Daret Azzeh. However, Syrian opposition groups said on Tuesday they rejected any withdrawal of fighters from Aleppo.


Vladimir Putin dismisses U.S. election hacking allegations as campaign rhetoric

18 Oct, 2016

Answering the question of whether Brazil's current president was recruited by United States intelligence, Putin said he was neither aware nor interested in the topic. He said the pacts are also in line with the objectives of the Make in India program, Modi's ambitious initiative to turn the country into a manufacturing hub.


Death toll at 23 in hospital fire in eastern India

18 Oct, 2016

Fire tenders were deployed at the hospital while ambulances were moving patients to other hospitals, officials said. By 11 pm, the flames were brought completely under control and all the patients had been shifted to other hospitals, the sources said.


Utah vote splinters as anti-Trump sentiment spreads

18 Oct, 2016

While it is unlikely that the House of Representatives would reject the will of tens of millions of voters and select McMullin based exclusively on a Utah victory, Neuenschwander's point is that McMullin is best positioned to win at least one state and thus even qualify to be selected.


No deal with China on sea dispute: Duterte

18 Oct, 2016

He also filed a legal case at an worldwide tribunal, which ruled in July that China's claims to most of the sea had no legal basis . This comes after the European Parliament, the USA government, and the United Nations, among others, expressed concern over the rising death toll of Duterte's drug war.


Saudi Arabia says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree

18 Oct, 2016

Saudi Arabia is prepared to agree to a ceasefire in Yemen if the Ansarullah powerful group agrees, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday. "The momentum is going against them in Yemen ". The bombing of the packed funeral hall last weekend, which killed 140 people and wounded 600, appears to have galvanized diplomatic efforts.


Kerry in London for Syria talks with allies

17 Oct, 2016

By Alexander Winning and Lesley Wroughton Syria talks convened by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the Swiss city of Lausanne ended on Saturday evening after more than four hours without any joint ministerial statement from the nine countries.


India's Modi, at summit, calls Pakistan 'mother-ship of terrorism'

17 Oct, 2016

The Prime Minister said there was also a clear need to build norms, create structures and pool capacities to stop tax evasion, and fight against black money and corruption. Mr. Modi said BRICS was also committed to strengthen their consultations and cooperation on peace and security matters. Benaulim: Ahead of the BRICS-BIMSTEC meeting, the heads of the member nations have began to arrive in Goa.


Trump vows strong United States ties with India if he is elected

17 Oct, 2016

In his speech, Trump also praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "great man" and said he looks forward to deepening diplomatic and military ties with India. Himesh said the crowd enjoyed seeing Trump and "may have won a few more votes" here. 'I am a big fan of Hindu and I am a big fan of India. When questioned about his views on terrorism, Trump blamed Islam for this and said, "We will have to be very, very strong with respect to radical Islamic terrorism".


Trump, escalating rhetoric, says Clinton "has to go to jail"

16 Oct, 2016

They were the latest in a stream of women accusing Trump of predatory sexual behavior, adding to the woes of his now free-falling presidential bid. Jessica Leeds, 74, of NY, said she sat beside Trump in the first-class cabin of a flight to NY more than three decades ago.


NYT says no libel, no retraction, no apology for Trump story

15 Oct, 2016

A beauty pageant victor also announced Trump had allegedly kissed her on the mouth without permission - multiple times . Trump , in denying the accusations again, said if "you looked at the frightful woman" who made the latest accusation, "you'd say 'I don't think so'".


Tennessee's Jalen Hurd expected to play vs. No. 1 Alabama

15 Oct, 2016

The big plays are no coincidence, he said. But, as noted, there's going to have to be better blocking and better defensive line play for that to happen. Of course, Kelly and Allen are ranked among the SEC's top five passing quarterbacks. Perhaps that explains why Saban isn't pleased. They are ranked 1st in run defense allowing 69.2 yards per game and they are ranked 11th in scoring defense allowing 15.8 points per game.


Led coalition increases airstrikes on militant-held Mosul

15 Oct, 2016

He did not offer details on what an alternative strategy would entail. Turkey is locked in an escalating row with Iraq over who should take part in the Mosul assault and Kalin voiced concern that Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, viewed by Ankara and Western allies as terrorists, could be involved.


Canadian writers praise Bob Dylan's Nobel Literature Prize win

14 Oct, 2016

Perhaps anticipating something of a backlash at what might be characterised as a dumbing down of the award, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius, said she hoped it would not be criticised for its choice. But we still read Homer and Sappho. Let's take an example from Dylan himself. Mind is breakin', he says! To nearly no one's surprise, he gave little comment about this achievement.


Billy Bush Suspended From NBC

13 Oct, 2016

But Bush never told the " Today " show about the tape . " Today " host Carson Daly will take over the 9 a.m. programming block for Bush during his suspension . Lester Holt and Carson Daly replaced Bush on Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Bush, who joined the show in this May, was suspended from the program on Sunday evening shortly before the second presidential debate kicked off.


Syrian refugees responsible for seizing Daesh militant in Germany

13 Oct, 2016

Germany's domestic intelligence agency had been watching him since September and alerted Saxony authorities about his alleged possible plot on Friday, authorities said. "He offered us 1,000 euros ($1,115) and $200 if we let him go". They only realised later that Albakr was being sought by police, who on Saturday raided his apartment and found 1.5 kilos (over 3 pounds) of TATP, the homemade explosive used by jihadists in the Paris and Brussels attacks.



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