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People If Manohar Parrikar's willing, we're too: Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 If Manohar Parrikar's willing, we're too: Siddaramaiah

But with polls round the corner, Goa - now ruled by the BJP - delivered a ray of hope on Thursday by promising to soften its stand on the dispute and agreeing to be a part of the discussion to release potable water to Karnataka. Reacting to Parrikar's letter, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called it a "political gimmick". In what seems to be a clever political move, Parrikar wrote to Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa--not to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah- expressing his ...

People McConnell Doesn't Expect To Tackle Entitlements In 2018
Author: 0 McConnell Doesn't Expect To Tackle Entitlements In 2018

Any major upcoming bills will need to get a 60 vote majority in the Senate, however, meaning they need support from Democrats. He added that it's more likely the Senate would tackle infrastructure since both parties are interested in such legislation.

People In rural Gujarat, Congress got more seats, BJP more votes
Author: 0 In rural Gujarat, Congress got more seats, BJP more votes

Rahul said PM Modi's "lies" were getting exposed. "The people of Gujarat had chose to remove the BJP government from power and they voted in the same manner but there were some loopholes and this Chintan Shivir is being organised to discuss those shortcomings", said Modwadia.

People Palestine's Abbas Condemns US as 'Dishonest Mediator'
Author: 0 Palestine's Abbas Condemns US as 'Dishonest Mediator'

Abbas condemned Israeli forces' excessive use of force in quelling peaceful demonstrations and said Palestinians continue to hold peaceful protests against Israeli occupation practices. Immediately after Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian leadership declared that it would no longer participate in peace negotiations hosted by the Americans.

People Thomas Fire officials: 'We've secured the Santa Barbara side of the fire'
Author: 0 Thomas Fire officials: 'We've secured the Santa Barbara side of the fire'

Another 12,000 were under evacuation warnings. At its peak, the fire drove about 100,000 people from their homes. "The wind test that's coming tonight will be the true test to see that we have done our job correctly". "By daybreak we should have a pretty good idea where we stand", he added. The Thomas blaze, which became California's second largest wildfire in state history on Tuesday, is almost as large as the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County, which consumed a record 273,246 acres and ...

People Messy storm will bring snow, ice across ME into Saturday
Author: 0 Messy storm will bring snow, ice across ME into Saturday

Odds are increasing for at least parts of our area. One inch of snow has already been reported near Saratoga Springs and in Amsterdam, New York. I definitely see us getting some snow, but how much is still very much TBD. That's enough to make driving hard and coat trees and lines with a light glaze. Two inches fell in the space of 90 minutes in Idaho this week. Over a foot of snow in northern Idaho's Boundary and Bonner counties triggered numerous power outages, extending into northwest ...

People Skipton Aldi stabbing: Victim was supermarket worker
Author: 0 Skipton Aldi stabbing: Victim was supermarket worker

Police said on Thursday evening they had arrested a 44-year-old local man on suspicion of murder. "I just saw the aftermath, I was so scared I ran off". North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Author: 0 Republicans demand answers over claims Obama gave Hezbollah a pass

Why? It seems Cassandra was closing in on Hezbollah about the time the Obama Gang was deep into negotiations with Iran . It also made Hezbollah much more powerful and risky in the region. "These revelations are shocking and infuriating", Pittenger said in a statement to Fox News . "While American soldiers were bravely fighting ISIS terrorists, with some paying the ultimate price, the Obama administration reportedly was protecting Hezbollah terrorists who were funding themselves by ...

Author: 0 Sportscaster Dick Enberg Dead at 82

Enberg was born on January 9, 1935, in Mount Clemens, Michigan. He is survived by his wife Barbara Hedbring and six children - Alexander, Andrew, Nicole, Jennifer, and Ted. He covered 10 Super Bowls , 28 Wimbledon tennis tournaments, and eight NCAA basketball title games. Then in 1975, he was hired by NBC to broadcast college basketball.

People Arab alliance: Yemen one million cholera cases report exaggerated
Author: 0 Arab alliance: Yemen one million cholera cases report exaggerated

Yemen , one of the Arab world's poorest countries, is in a proxy war between the Iran-allied Houthi armed movement and a USA -backed military coalition headed by Saudi Arabia. Also the latest medical emergency in Yemen is diphtheria, a disease not seen in the country for 25 years, which has so far affected 312 people and killed 35, Poncin added.

People Cuomo: Pre-pay Property Taxes Now To Keep Deduction
Author: 0 Cuomo: Pre-pay Property Taxes Now To Keep Deduction

The new tax code will cap the deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000. "As Washington wages an all-out assault on this state and this nation, I have authorized local governments to allow property owners to pay part or all of their taxes early", Governor Cuomo said.

People Coast Guard frees sea turtle entangled in bales of cocaine
Author: 0 Coast Guard frees sea turtle entangled in bales of cocaine

Crew aboard the Coast Guard "Cutter Thetis " were able to cut the lines wrapped around the turtle's neck and set him free. "The boat crew discovered a large sea turtle entangled in multiple bales of suspected contraband", a news release stated.

People Washington couple killed in Mexico bus crash
Author: 0 Washington couple killed in Mexico bus crash

Meanwhile Horwood's family is making funeral arrangements in her home town of St. John's. Horwood would have turned 43 next week. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said in an emailed statement that officials "are in contact with local authorities and are working with them to determine if there were U.S.

People Australia pulls out warplanes from Iraq and Syria
Author: 0 Australia pulls out warplanes from Iraq and Syria

The strike aircraft deployed as part of the Air Task Group conducted more than 2,700 sorties against Daesh targets in both Iraq and eastern Syria . Task Group Taji consists of approximately 300 Australian and New Zealand troops and is based near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. Australian special forces in the region are to remain.

People Restaurants will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Author: 0 Restaurants will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System said it will follow a normal Sunday schedule on December 24, Christmas Eve . Lloyds Chemists in Melksham will be open from 10am-4pm on Christmas Eve and 9am-5pm on Boxing Day , while Asda, Melksham will be open from 10am-4pm on Christmas Eve and 9am-6pm on Boxing Day .

Author: 0 Stamford mayor's office advises residents to pay taxes early

Only counties and towns will likely have a shot at getting their property-tax bills out before the end of the year. Angela Negrone, an accountant at Summer Associates Tax Services, said residents should pay their future taxes before December 31 if they have the money to do so.

People Ex-Miss America shamed by CEO emails calls for his ouster
Author: 0 Ex-Miss America shamed by CEO emails calls for his ouster

The Huffington Post recently published a report uncovering a series of emails from Haskell, who made and/or agreed with disparaging remarks about former winners, including ex-Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson . NBC and ABC did not immediately respond to Variety's requests for comment. He forwarded an email he had been sent regarding Hagan to a writer for the pageant, who has since been terminated.

People SBU suspects Groysman's interpreter of spying for Russian Federation
Author: 0 SBU suspects Groysman's interpreter of spying for Russian Federation

Asked about the spying allegation during a press conference today in Poland, where she is attending a summit, May said: "I'm aware of the reports in relation to the Ukrainian individual who attended Downing Street earlier in the summer". Yezhov, 39, has worked for the Ukrainian embassies in Slovenia and the USA as well as translating for the Ukrainian PM, the Kyiv Post reports. "He passed received data to curators through electronic communication channels".

People Deputies shoot, kill 6-year-old at Texas trailer park
Author: 0 Deputies shoot, kill 6-year-old at Texas trailer park

The woman allegedly tried to break into several homes before officers caught up with her on the porch of the child's home. The boy was inside the home. A boy was killed in a Texas mobile home park after police opened fire on a suspect. Sheriff Javier Salazar said late Thursday that it's not immediately clear what prompted the deputies to shoot.

People Air inside Maryland frat house test positive for alcohol
Author: 0 Air inside Maryland frat house test positive for alcohol

The party, which took place last month, was reportedly billed "Tequila Tuesday", and the alcohol was certainly flowing. Police were called to the home after receiving complains from neighbours. Police found about 70 underage people at the party, some as young as 17. Six people -all American University students and members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity - told police they lived at the home, according to Baltimore television station WJZ .

People Coroner: Las Vegas gunman shot himself in the mouth
Author: 0 Coroner: Las Vegas gunman shot himself in the mouth

Among the casualties in the deadliest mass shooting in present day US history, 21 individuals were shot in the head, 36 passed on with chest and back injuries and one kicked the bucket of a discharge to the leg, as indicated by a diagram the coroner discharged.

People Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $547 million
Author: 0 Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $547 million

Overall, there were 931,306 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. Sales will end when all 200,000 tickets are purchased, or at 1:59 a.m. January 3, whichever comes first, according to a lottery spokesman. The $1 million prize automatically becomes $2 million with Power Play. Powerball draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Thursday's Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $100,000.

People Honduras opposition candidate admits defeat in disputed poll
Author: 0 Honduras opposition candidate admits defeat in disputed poll

Street protests erupted after the election and again this week after the tribunal declared Hernandez the victor. The controversial election came eight years after a military coup sparked by a previous president's flirtation with a second term, which was barred by the constitution at the time.

People Pounds of Pot Was for Christmas Presents, Elderly Couple Says
Author: 0 Pounds of Pot Was for Christmas Presents, Elderly Couple Says

A strong smell of marijuana wafted from the Toyota Tacoma, and, with the help of a police dog, deputies found the roughly $330,000 worth of pot in the pickup, authorities said. The elderly couple were driving from northern California to Boston and Vermont when they were stopped by the Nebraska sheriff's department. She was not jailed, however, because of medical issues, the York County Sheriff's Office said.

People Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39
Author: 0 Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39

Jameson was discharged from the U.S. Marines, where he earned a sharpshooter qualification, for fraudulent enlistment, according to court documents . Investigators seized two.45 caliber magazines, several cylinder fireworks, a Winchester.22 caliber rifle, a Rugers Model M77 and a Sturm Ruger 9 mm handgun, along with a handwritten letter signed by an ISIS leader, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

People North Korea vows to retaliate over 'reckless' U.S. ransomware accusation
Author: 0 North Korea vows to retaliate over 'reckless' U.S. ransomware accusation

The flaw had been used for years by the US National Security Agency (NSA) for its own ends, but was published at the beginning of the year after a trove of NSA exploits was leaked. Other concerning news came from the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, which reported that North Korea has started trials to equip its missiles with anthrax payloads, information the publication attributed to an anonymous source linked to South Korean intelligence.

People U.S. ambassador denies own comments, then denies denial
Author: 0 U.S. ambassador denies own comments, then denies denial

In the video , Hoekstra clearly argues Muslims have brought "chaos" to the Netherlands, and that bureaucrats and vehicles are being set ablaze, and says: "Yes, there are no-go zones in the Netherlands". Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman and chair of the House Intelligence Committee, was sworn in as ambassador earlier this month. "No-go zone" is a term used by anti-Muslim activists to suggest areas where non-Muslims are not welcome.

Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. There are 1,353 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 473.34 million shares in total. Commercial Bank Of Mellon has 0.4% invested in Honeywell International Inc. Frontier Investment holds 0.09% or 25,259 shares. (NYSE:HON). Wealthfront, a California-based fund reported 31,752 shares.

People Fresh government plans crack down on
Author: 0 Fresh government plans crack down on "feudal" leasehold practices

Until now councils have been unable to put up council tax bills by more than two per cent - although this year they can apply for an extra 3pc to cover the cost of social care. Andrew Gwynne, the shadow minister for Communities, said that the package was "piecemeal". Margaret Willcox, the president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, described it as "a further blow" for the sector as it awaits longer-term proposals to resolve its funding crisis with a consultative ...