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People Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee
Author: 0 Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Tuesday but approved four other board nominees, enough to restore the trade bank's full lending powers upon their confirmation by the full Senate. "We will continue to work with the committee on a path forward". During his confirmation hearing last month, Garrett pledged to keep the agency running, moving away from his push to shut down the bank.

People Trump Jr. Slams Rapper Eminem for Criticizing President
Author: 0 Trump Jr. Slams Rapper Eminem for Criticizing President

Different OG. But, it ultimately served as premise to Coolio's thoughts on Eminem's aim at Trump, offering up a more morbid possibility as to how this saga may end, if it hasn't already. He might do anything. "So, he might do anything.He might have Eminem killed". One serendipitious swipe could land you a romantic dinner with Eminem featuring a steaming plate of mom's spaghetti .

People EC Notice to Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews Withdrawn
Author: 0 EC Notice to Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews Withdrawn

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala had gone to the extent of calling the poll panel a "captive puppet" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and wanted action against BJP leaders and Union Ministers, including Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley and Piyush Goyal for their media interactions and statements.

People Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal
Author: 0 Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

But, in appearing to set out her red lines for the discussions to come, Mrs May could be preparing the ground for a new battle with Brussels . Sterling slid to a two-week low against the euro on Tuesday as investors focused on the scale of the task still ahead for Britain to clinch a deal on leaving the European Union, despite progress in the talks made last week.

Author: 0 Wolf vetoes bill to add abortion restrictions

Wolf. After vetoing the measure, Wolf called it a "vile assault on women's ability to make their own decisions about their own health care", reports The Hill . Planned Parenthood said the proposed abortion law would have been the most restrictive in the U.S. It also would have restricted circumstances in which doctors could perform a common second-trimester procedure by prohibiting them from "knowingly and purposefully causing the death of an unborn child by means of dismembering the ...

People Recount Decided By One Vote Eliminates Republican Majority in Virginia House
Author: 0 Recount Decided By One Vote Eliminates Republican Majority in Virginia House

According to her candidate Facebook page , her campaign filed a request for a recount in Newport News Circuit Court on November 29. In the end, it came down to one vote. Simonds and other Democrats overcame aggressive partisan gerrymandering - the act of shaping voting districts in order to give one party an edge - in the commonwealth to win their 50 seats.

People Officer-involved shooting inside Minneapolis City Hall
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The interview room has a video recorder, and the video along with other evidence will be turned over to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for investigation. KARE 11's Adrienne Broaddus and Lou Raguse have confirmed police were interviewing a man who, police say, threatened them with a knife. KSTP was told the BCA is looking into who the suspect is, why he had a weapon and what exactly occurred inside the interview room.

People House passes tax bill as Florida members vote party line
Author: 0 House passes tax bill as Florida members vote party line

Though several Democratic lawmakers took part in the House-Senate conference that blended the two bills , none signed the final bill. The bill's main features are cuts in the corporate tax rate, an end to the estate tax, a reduction in rates for most tax filers and an increase in the individual exemption.

People Carnival (CCL) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.12 EPS
Author: 0 Carnival (CCL) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.12 EPS

Its up 0.38, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 38 investors sold CCL shares while 225 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, November 2. Ubs Asset Management Americas invested in 0% or 1.96 million shares. It also increased its holding in Zimmer Biomet Holdings (ZMH) by 20,231 shares in the quarter, for a total of 42,878 shares, and has risen its stake in Ichor Holdings.

People After WannaCry Ransomware Attack, White House Calls On 'All Companies' for Aid
Author: 0 After WannaCry Ransomware Attack, White House Calls On 'All Companies' for Aid

Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary of homeland security for cybersecurity and communication, said that the companies should take additional steps to collaborate with the government to defend against cyber attacks. "In the 12 months from June 2016 to June 2017 more than one third (122) of the 396 serious incidents recorded by the GCSB's National Cyber Security Centre involved indicators that have previously been linked to state-sponsored actors".

People European Commission to investigate Ikea's Dutch tax arrangement
Author: 0 European Commission to investigate Ikea's Dutch tax arrangement

The Greens Party in the European Parliament said Inter Ikea used the Dutch tax advantages to avoid paying almost $1.2 billion in taxes between 2009 and 2014, EUObserver.com reported on Monday. This ruling focused on a loan deal with an Ikea unit in Liechtenstein, which enabled Inter Ikea to shift "a significant part of its franchise profits" to a low-tax jurisdiction.

People BC banning grizzly bear hunt
Author: 0 BC banning grizzly bear hunt

While the NDP garnered praise for its trophy ban on August 14, others questioned why the final season of the hunt should proceed if conservation of grizzly populations was truly the rationale. Monday's announcement comes four months after the nascent B.C. NDP government vowed it would be the last season to kill B.C.'s largest land animal for trophies - body parts kept as souvenirs - although it had left the door open for them to be hunted for meat.

People Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight
Author: 0 Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight

Swaths of Santa Barbara County remain under evacuation orders. "It is right above the homes", fire spokesman Jude Olivas said. That grass dried out in summer and turned into tinder, providing fuel for rapidly spreading fires often pushed by strong winds that can carry hot embers for miles and turn small spot fires into infernos.

People Woman, 3 children dead in Brooklyn house fire
Author: 0 Woman, 3 children dead in Brooklyn house fire

Nigro said the smoke alarms did appear to be working and may have alerted two of the boys to the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation and is not considered suspicious. He said the four who died were upstairs and not able to escape. The fire broke out in the home on East 14th Street around 2:20 a.m., with flames burning through the second floor and the attic of the home.

People Afghan Security Forces Cause Casualties to Terrorists in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghan Security Forces Cause Casualties to Terrorists in Kabul

Afghan forces, already beset by desertions and corruption, have seen casualties soar to what a USA watchdog has described as "shockingly high" levels since North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces officially ended their combat mission in 2014 and began a training and support role.

Author: 0 Looks Like George Brandis Is Leaving Parliament For A Cushy New Gig

According to the ABC , Brandis will be sailing into the cushy role of Australia's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom , replacing Alexander Downer . "It's a big country, and we've got to take into account wide representation, " Mr Turnbull said. Kelly O'Dwyer will take Cash's former role as Minister for Women.

People USA declares North Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack
Author: 0 USA declares North Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack

Bossert said that North Korea must be "held accountable" and stressed the United States would continue to use a "maximum pressure strategy" to counteract any cyberattacks the country could be planning. The official noted that the US government has released technical details of North Korean cyber tools and operational infrastructure, and has worked with other countries to lessen North Korea's ability to conduct further tests or generate illicit funding.

Author: 0 Deadly 'Thomas Fire' becomes California's third largest on record

The fire northwest of Los Angeles was 45 percent contained. "For right now the winds seem very favorable", he said. Cooler temperatures and a higher relative humidity were also aiding firefighters in their efforts. The fire has destroyed than 1,000 buildings, while 250 structures have been damaged. Peterson said they don't want to put people back onto roads and into homes and then have the fire head toward those communities.

People Japan approves USA missile system purchase to counter North Korea threat
Author: 0 Japan approves USA missile system purchase to counter North Korea threat

The first is Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers that can stop missiles in the outer atmosphere using the Aegis combat system and Standard Missile-3 interceptors. Aegis Ashore, a USA -made land-based version of the Aegis combat system developed for warships, is a collection of radars, computers and missiles. When asked how much of the priority the new deployment will be, the defence minister responded: "We can not say what the final costs will be, but we will move ahead (to introduce ...

People China strongly condemns terrorist attack in Quetta
Author: 0 China strongly condemns terrorist attack in Quetta

A website run by Daesh, which is the Arabic acronym of the Islamic State group, put a message shortly after the attack, claiming the responsibility. Hundreds of people were inside the Methodist church in Quetta when two gunmen launched their attack.

People Portland metro Monday weather: Cloudy skies, chance of rain
Author: 0 Portland metro Monday weather: Cloudy skies, chance of rain

A red-tailed hawk saw what many of us encountered Monday morning, patches of dense fog across North Texas. We'll keep some showers in our area particularly for those south of US-82 towards Jackson and Meridian, but we should mix a little sunshine in spots during the day.

People After Alabama, Dem Senators Urge Franken to Stay
Author: 0 After Alabama, Dem Senators Urge Franken to Stay

Franken was back at work this week, casting votes in the Senate, participating in a committee hearing, attending a senators-only luncheon with Democrats and even posing for a picture with a group of high school students. "I've seen a person that his own caucus has turned on", Manchin said. "I hope they have enough guts. and enough conscience and enough heart to say, 'Al, we made a mistake asking prematurely for you to leave, '" Manchin told Politico .

People Toyota to sell at least 10 electric vehicles worldwide by 2020
Author: 0 Toyota to sell at least 10 electric vehicles worldwide by 2020

According to an official statement released on Monday, the global automobile giant plans to popularise electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. The market is driven by growing emissions of Carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases, the availability of low cost of Li-ON batteries and various government initiatives that are encouraging the use of electric vehicles.

People Significant cold coming our way and will last through Christmas
Author: 0 Significant cold coming our way and will last through Christmas

The warm weather of the Sunday just passed will be cooling through the week in the Tri-Cities, with highs falling to the 40s by Wednesday and 30s Thursday through Saturday , according to the weather service. We're still a week out.stay with 13abc and 13abc.com for more updates on your day-to-day forecast and the chance to see some snow for Christmas Day.

People Million Britons miss out on 'first rate' broadband speeds
Author: 0 Million Britons miss out on 'first rate' broadband speeds

Market regulator Ofcom has today published its International Communications Market Report 2017, which compares broadband and other telecoms services in the United Kingdom against 16 other countries. Local authorities that are more rural and with more dispersed properties have a higher number of premises that can not access 10Mbit/s. In July, Ofcom announced plans to auction more airwaves this year to improve current mobile capacity, as well as frequencies for future 5G services.

People BJP to retain power in Gujarat despite strong showing by Congress
Author: 0 BJP to retain power in Gujarat despite strong showing by Congress

With the BJP crossing the half-way mark in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, the party is now poised to form the government in both the states, even as the early trends showed the Congress party giving a tough fight to it. The election in Gujarat was bitterly fought, with many analysts calling it the closest fight for Modi and his party. BJP leaders said their party would "retain" power notwithstanding the opposition and the aggressive campaign by the Congress, particularly ...

People Snow in the forecast for parts of Vancouver Island this week
Author: 0 Snow in the forecast for parts of Vancouver Island this week

An Environment Canada special weather statement says snow is likely over the higher elevations late today. The sudden blast of winter is being brought in by a moist Pacific frontal system pushing in from the ocean toward the Coquihalla Highway, combined with a deepening low pressure system heading north from Washington State.

People Australia's child abuse inquiry ends
Author: 0 Australia's child abuse inquiry ends

More than 8,000 survivors of abuse testified to the royal commission - the country's highest form of inquiry - and of those abused in religious institutions, 62% were Catholics. Through his lawyers, Pell has vowed to fight the charges of sexual assault. The commission said the church failed to properly address allegations and concerns of victims, calling the Church's response to them "remarkably and disturbingly similar".

People UN Security Council to vote on outlawing Trump's Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 UN Security Council to vote on outlawing Trump's Jerusalem decision

The US found itself isolated at the Security Council earlier in the month when all 14 other members - including allies the UK, France and Italy - condemned President Trump's decision, which broke with worldwide consensus. A resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by the United States, France, Britain, Russia or China to pass. " No vote or debate will change the clear reality that Jerusalem has and always will be the capital of Israel", Danon said in a statement.

People Pence delays trip to Middle East
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Mike Pence , an evangelical Christian, is a strong backer of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. With the Senate vote now expected late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, White House officials said Monday that Pence's trip could not be shortened or delayed any further, so they chose to postpone.