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People BC's attorney general addresses ICBC's $935M loss
Author: 0 BC's attorney general addresses ICBC's $935M loss

David Eby blamed the crisis at the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia on years of "reckless decisions" by the previous Liberal government, including taking more than $1 billion from the insurer and transferring it to government coffers.

People Mumbai MRI death freaky: docs
Author: 0 Mumbai MRI death freaky: docs

Maru inhaled lethal amounts of liquid oxygen that had begun leaking from the canister he'd been holding, according to an autopsy. A single lapse in screening patients before an MRI scan may result in a disaster like the one that killed a patient's acquaintance who was carrying an oxygen cylinder in a Mumbai hospital last week.

People Rajasthan by-elections: Voting peaceful; Ajmer, Alwar LS seats witness 65%, 62% polling
Author: 0 Rajasthan by-elections: Voting peaceful; Ajmer, Alwar LS seats witness 65%, 62% polling

Eleven candidates in Alwar , 23 in Ajmer and eight candidates in Mandalgarh are in the fray. Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are treating the results as the semifinals to 2019 general elections. A technical error in an Electronic Voting Machine in Kekadi village was reported, due to which voting was stopped for some time. "The voting took place peacefully in the two Lok Sabha and one Assembly constituency from 8 am to 6 pm today", PTI quoted chief electoral officer Ashwini ...

People State of Union speech gives tempestuous Trump center stage
Author: 0 State of Union speech gives tempestuous Trump center stage

In picking Kennedy to give the rebuttal speech, the party is bridging that gap with a new face attached to one of the most famous names in American politics. This is not Kennedy's first time in the national spotlight. Bobby Rush said in a statement Monday that he refuses to "participate in pomp and circumstance" that normalizes Trump's "egregious and hateful" behavior.

People Direct Talks Between Palestinian, Israeli Leaders Not Planned - Ambassador
Author: 0 Direct Talks Between Palestinian, Israeli Leaders Not Planned - Ambassador

You can't build peace on fantasy. The prime minister noted that the seat of Israeli government is located in Jerusalem. Quoted by the PA's official Wafa news agency, Abbas reiterated his position that the United States is no longer fit to mediate peace talks following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

People The number of congressional retirements grows as another Republican calls it quits
Author: 0 The number of congressional retirements grows as another Republican calls it quits

A moderate Republican in both his politics and temperament, Frelinghuysen was first elected in the 1994 GOP wave that put Republicans in control of both chambers. President Donald Trump barely carried the district in 2016, winning by a 1-point margin but taking less than 50% of the vote. Though it offers rate cuts to almost every USA household, the law also limits to $10,000 the amount of state and local taxes that a tax can deduct when figuring taxable income.

People India eye maiden ODI series win in South Africa
Author: 0 India eye maiden ODI series win in South Africa

The fact he fared so well suggests South Africa won't miss Steyn too much against Australia. South Africa's issue will be the how to prepare pitches that are a more even contest between bat and ball, with a four-match home series looming against Australia in March.

People 'Dreamer' deal should not be out of reach
Author: 0 'Dreamer' deal should not be out of reach

These two legal immigration provisions have become the biggest sticking points between the two parties - and could sink the possibility of a DACA deal, potentially leading to another government shutdown . Immigration hawks argue that the influx drives down native-born Americans' wages and strains public resources. "But what I can guarantee is that we will have in the first year an immigration bill that I strongly support and that I'm promoting".

People Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Freeway
Author: 0 Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Freeway

Costa Mesa Fire Capt. Chris Coatez said it was a " complete miracle " that traffic was light on the freeway when the pilot chose to land there. The two men were heading to John Wayne Airport, with Slod in the pilot's seat. To those who would dare try to silence us, we offer two words: "Time's Up", Monae said. But that wind also helped Slod to land the plane on the highway, Coates said.

People Budget Session begins: Watch out for Economic Survey, Triple Talaq Bill
Author: 0 Budget Session begins: Watch out for Economic Survey, Triple Talaq Bill

The BJP Parliamentary Party executive will also hold a meeting on Monday to deliberate on the strategy for the session. "The government is not willing to listen, and I have a suggestion for the Prime Minister - If he is honest in his concern about women, he should be concerned about all the women of India".

People Bob Casey to vote for 20-week abortion bill
Author: 0 Bob Casey to vote for 20-week abortion bill

The House passed the 20-week abortion ban in October for the third time in the last five years. It also would allow an abortion if the pregnancy was a result of rape or incest. However, the former exception requires that a woman receive medical treatment or counseling at least 48 hours before an abortion, or that she have reported the rape to law enforcement.

Author: 0 Nunes Has Turned House Intel Panel 'Into a Joke — MSNBC's Mitchell

Without mentioning the Republican memo, he said that federal investigations must be free of bias, and that he would not condone "a culture of defensiveness". What is clear is that Nunes' colleagues who have read the memo say it must be public. Addressing Nunes, the letter adds, "You well understand the damaging impact that the release of classified material could have on our national security".

Author: 0 Security Forces Cordon Off Kabul Military Academy Following Attack

The attack has been claimed by the Islamic State (IS), according to the militant group's Amaq news agency. President Ashraf Ghani denounced the attack . The attacks have put pressure on President Ashraf Ghani and his United States allies, who have expressed growing confidence that a new, more aggressive military strategy has succeeded in driving Taliban insurgents back from major provincial centres.

People Bruno Mars six-time victor at Grammys
Author: 0 Bruno Mars six-time victor at Grammys

Lamar's wins at Madison Square Garden in New York City included best rap album , best rap song , best rap performance , best rap/sung performance and best music video . Kesha - whose pleas to break a deal with her producer, whom she accused of rape, initially fell on deaf ears in the industry - brought some audience members to tears with her deeply personal song " Praying ".

People Survivors on Poles' role in Holocaust:
Author: 0 Survivors on Poles' role in Holocaust: "They know exactly what they did"

Exhibits use photos and film to show the cruelty of the Holocaust , survivors being liberated from the camps, and Nazi produced propaganda of the era, among other things. Israel's ambassador to Poland Anna Azari told the Polish PAP news agency that Israel is concerned that the punitive provisions of the bill could lead to Holocaust survivors being prosecuted for testimony given about the involvement of Poles in war crimes.

People Russian jet flies within 5 feet of US Navy plane, Pentagon says
Author: 0 Russian jet flies within 5 feet of US Navy plane, Pentagon says

A Russian Su-27 jet came within five feet of the USA military plane "crossing directly through the EP-3's flight path" and causing the Navy jet to fly through the Russian jet's wash. The Russian Defense Ministry said the interaction was not unsafe and that the jet took precautions to avoid danger. Russian and NATO-member aircraft have operated in close proximity in the Black Sea after Russia boosted its military presence in the region following Moscow's 2014 seizure of Ukraine's Crimean ...

People Jordan's king calls for Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem
Author: 0 Jordan's king calls for Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem

The Spanish envoy, on her part, commended Jordan's stance on Jerusalem and its endeavors to bring about comprehensive peace between the Palestinians and Israelis and achieve the two-state solution. The president voiced his and the Palestinian people's appreciation for the Jordanian stance and His Majesty's efforts in supporting the Palestinians and protecting the holy places in Jerusalem.

People Thousands Of UN Workers Protest Against Trump in Gaza
Author: 0 Thousands Of UN Workers Protest Against Trump in Gaza

The U.S. considered this a sign of "disrespect". Teachers, medical professionals and other staff gathered in Gaza City to protest the cuts that UNRWA officials have warned could threaten the education of more than half a million children.

People NAFTA negotiators still divided, but cite progress in talks
Author: 0 NAFTA negotiators still divided, but cite progress in talks

At the same time as renegotiating NAFTA, Canada just reached a deal on the newly renamed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, following talks in Japan. He also criticized a deficit in goods traded between the countries. Still, some in the USA see the latest talks as a good sign. The Trump administration proposed raising that threshold to 85 percent from 62 percent.

People Nikki Haley denies author's allegations of secret liaison with US Prez Trump
Author: 0 Nikki Haley denies author's allegations of secret liaison with US Prez Trump

Haley had the cooperation of Senator Tom Cotton, a radical conservative Republican, on discrediting the Iran nuclear deal. I see them do it to other women. By arguing that Iran provided missiles to the Houthis in Yemen - again, something the United Nations hasn't confirmed - Haley is instead leading a push against Iran on grounds of violations of U.N.

People Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Detective Involved in Shooting
Author: 0 Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Detective Involved in Shooting

But after the struggle, the detective - whom Kinebrew did not identify - fired at least 10 shots at the man, striking him once in the face. Police said the injured pedestrian was taken to a hospital and is in serious condition, CBS Philly reported .

People Sensex Surges 300 Points, Nifty Crosses 11150: 10 Points
Author: 0 Sensex Surges 300 Points, Nifty Crosses 11150: 10 Points

On the BSE, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), which opened at 36,106.36 points, traded at a fresh level of 36,309.11 points - up 258.67 points or 0.72 per cent from its previous close. Among gainers, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd rose 3.8 percent. It was followed by Bhushan Steel (2.59 million), Newgen Software Technologies (2.30 million) and Central Bank Of India (1.62 million).

People Lindsey Graham: firing Mueller
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham: firing Mueller "would be the end" of the Trump presidency

It cites the role of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe for their roles in overseeing aspects of the investigation, according to a source briefed on the matter. Hopefully, I think that will come. White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said on "Fox News Sunday" that the White House continues to cooperate with the probe and that he personally did not know of Trump ever "intimating that he wanted to fire Robert Mueller ".

People Boy Handcuffed, Hospitalized; Parents Allege 'Police Abuse'
Author: 0 Boy Handcuffed, Hospitalized; Parents Allege 'Police Abuse'

It all started at the Coral Way K-8 Center, when the student was taken away from the school's cafeteria because he was playing with his food. It says he then "attacked the teacher by repeatedly punching her on the back" until the two fell to the ground.

People Kimmel books Stormy Daniels on night of Trump speech
Author: 0 Kimmel books Stormy Daniels on night of Trump speech

Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reported on Friday that Mrs Trump had spent a number of nights at a Washington DC hotel in the wake of reports about the president's alleged affair with Ms Daniels. Instead of travelling to Davos with her husband, Mrs Trump visited the Holocaust museum in D.C. on Thursday morning and tweeted about her "powerful and moving" visit before flying to West Palm Beach later that afternoon.

People Sen. Joe Manchin: Trump's attempt to fire Mueller was
Author: 0 Sen. Joe Manchin: Trump's attempt to fire Mueller was "New York talk"

As the Times' account goes, McGahn, the White House counsel, threatened to quit if Trump fired Mueller. Firing special counsel Robert Mueller would effectively end President Trump's administration, Sen. "And that's as it should be". Anonymous officials told the outlet the president had spoken privately about a desire to fire Rosenstein. While being unable to recall certain details might work in Congressional hearings, it likely won't work as well against an investigative team which ...