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Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman slams Congress, calls allegations 'shameful'

Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman slams Congress, calls allegations 'shameful' The defence minister said the final agreement for 36 Rafale jets was signed in September, 2016, after five rounds of lengthy discussions between Indian and French sides and approval by the Cabinet Committee on Security. "It is lower than what was there in the MRMCA contract", he said without going into specifics. Using a Tamil phrase - Kuttayayai Kiraluthal - which roughly translates as "muddl... [Full Article...]

Who Is Hunter Day? Teacher Exchanged Nudes, Had Sex With Underage Student

Who Is Hunter Day? Teacher Exchanged Nudes, Had Sex With Underage Student The parents asked investigators to conduct a forensic review of their son's phone, officials said . The arrest was made by the Canadian County Sheriff's Department on complaints of second degree rape, facilitating sexual contact with a minor and possession of child pornography, local media KWTV said. [Full Article...]

U's 'arrow' symbol allotted to Nitish Kumar faction

U's 'arrow' symbol allotted to Nitish Kumar faction The poll body gave the order after hearing both parties on the petition of lone Guiarat MLA from JD-U, Chhotubhai Vasava, who is the working president of Yadav's faction. Kumar has already chose to field around 12 candidates in the tribal belt of Gujarat where the JD (U) has traditionally been strong. Nitish's faction has chose to contest on its own. [Full Article...]

Egypt to temporarily reopen Gaza border crossing

Egypt to temporarily reopen Gaza border crossing Egyptian authorities on Saturday reopened the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza in both directions to allow students, patients, humanitarian cases, and residences holders in Egypt and other Arab and foreign countries and workers overseas to pass. [Full Article...]

Congress yet to release list for Gujarat

Congress yet to release list for Gujarat JD-U is divided into two parts. The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) is now at a very critical phase in the backdrop of Gujarat Assembly elections , with the alleged "sex-CD" expose of its leader Hardik Patel surfacing, supporters defecting to BJP and non-decision regarding reservation for Patidar by the Congress party. [Full Article...]

Trump's scolding of Franken immediately backfires

Trump's scolding of Franken immediately backfires Kellyanne Conway was asked yesterday morning why Donald Trump has said nothing in response to Roy Moore's sexual-misconduct allegations. The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. "He's anxious about the conversation moving to his past accusers", the Republican familiar with the matter said, noting that the President believes his accusers were unfair and some of Moo... [Full Article...]

Gap, Inc. (The) (NASDAQ:GPS) To Release Earnings

Gap, Inc. (The) (NASDAQ:GPS) To Release Earnings Traders are feeling more bearish on the company recently if you evaluate the uptick in short interest. (The) in a research note issued on Friday. As of quarter end California State Teachers Retirement System had disposed of a total of 24,172 shares trimming its stake by 5.3%. [Full Article...]

9-magnitude natural disaster rattles Tibet

9-magnitude natural disaster rattles Tibet Later this quake, power failure and damage to buildings were reported in a number of villages in Nyingchi City, the epicenter. The India Meteorological department (IMD) website that despribed the natural disaster as of "moderate" intensity, put the epicenter at Latitude 30.1 degree North and Longitude 95.1 degree East. [Full Article...]

Florida's Democratic Party chief steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Florida's Democratic Party chief steps down amid sexual harassment allegations The decision came shortly after four of his party's candidates for governor said he should step down. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, former U.S. Republican Senator Jack Latvala is facing a legislative ethics probe over allegations he sexually harassed several women, and the chamber's former top Democrat Senator Jeff Clemens resigned over an affair with a... [Full Article...]

Carper reacts to tax reform bills

Carper reacts to tax reform bills If tax reform is a game of winners and losers, then right now hospitals - at least temporarily - occupy the losers' column in both the House and Senate plans. Preserving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit to help families care for their children and older dependents such as a disabled grandparent who may need additional support. [Full Article...]

Sessions jokes about Russian Federation probe at Federalist Society event

Sessions jokes about Russian Federation probe at Federalist Society event Sessions said, drawing laughter from the crowd attending the National Lawyers Convention. "Judicial activism puts the prejudices and politics of the judge about the law, making him into a Constitutional Convention unto himself", he added. [Full Article...]

Britain Denies Debt to Iran Linked to Zaghari-Ratcliffe's Case

Britain Denies Debt to Iran Linked to Zaghari-Ratcliffe's Case The Telegraph newspaper reported on Thursday that Britain was working on a plan to pay Iran the debt, as part of efforts to secure the release of Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The bill dates back to 1976, when the Shah of Iran paid an estimated £450m to the British government for 1,750 Chieftan tanks and other vehicles. Under a deal between Iran and six major powers in 2015, most sanctions on Iran were lif... [Full Article...]

Jammu And Kashmir: Schools Closed As LoC Heats Up In Poonch

Jammu And Kashmir: Schools Closed As LoC Heats Up In Poonch The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws, Islamabad said, adding that the ceasefire violations by India are a threat to regional peace and security and may lead to a strategic miscalculation. [Full Article...]

Income Tax raids at Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, Sasikala's rooms searched

Income Tax raids at Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, Sasikala's rooms searched However, the search was limited to Sasikala's room and Jayalalithaa's trusted aide S Poongundran's office. Sources said that the raid was carried out following a tip-off that some electronic devices were to be "clandestinely removed" from rooms that VK Sasikala, Jayalalithaa's long-time aide who is now in jail, used during her stay at the Poes Garden home. [Full Article...]

Duterte says the South China Sea dispute is better left untouched

Duterte says the South China Sea dispute is better left untouched Since taking office in the middle of past year, the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte sought to thaw relations with China , and said on Sunday that "The South China Sea is better left untouched". China also granted over $22 million to Manila to rebuild the city of Marawi, the site of five months of brutal fighting between the Philippine military and Daesh-affiliated militants. [Full Article...]

Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease In a statement issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow Push Coalition which he founded, the 76-year-old minister said he reluctantly sought medical attention after his ability to move and perform routine tasks became increasingly hard over a three-year period. [Full Article...]

Israel ready to share intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia

Israel ready to share intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia During a rare interview with a Saudi newspaper, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot said that Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common understanding when it comes to the threat from Iran . "With President Donald Trump there is an opportunity for a new global coalition in the region". Hariri's resignation , which has not been accepted by President Michel Aoun, was widely seen as the latest salvo... [Full Article...]

Trump added 5 names to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees

Trump added 5 names to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees Trump successfully appointed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court earlier this year and while it's by no means certain that he will get to make a second appointment, a number of justices now on the bench are nearing - or have already celebrated - their 80th birthdays. [Full Article...]

Union County families adopt 9 kids on National Adoption Day

Union County families adopt 9 kids on National Adoption Day Sprague sat behind the Bleaus with other relatives as they waited for Judge Joan A. McMenemy to finalize their adoption. "It's the best day ever", Judge Theresa Slade said. "He's been the most incredible, happy baby", Laura said. Persephone Calvin, 2, was too young to understand where she was, but she enjoyed her new teddy bear, which she referred to as a "pig" because of its hot pink color. [Full Article...]

Person questioned in murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender

Person questioned in murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender Kaitlyn Kearns, the 24-year-old who was reported missing Nov. 14, was found deceased in rural Kankakee County some time late Wednesday, Nov. 15, or early Thursday, Nov. She had been in a dating relationship with him for the past two weeks, officials said. Police say they're investigating the death of a missing Mokena woman as a homicide after she was found fatally shot in the head. [Full Article...]


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