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University strikes: Opposition grows to proposed pensions deal

University strikes: Opposition grows to proposed pensions deal However, this has now been rejected by UCU, with the union calling for "urgent talks with the universities' representatives to try and find a way to get this dispute resolved". However, a meeting of union officials from branches nationwide resigned itself to reject the deal on the table, amid strong opposition from its members. [Full Article...]

Snow Storm Memes Take Over Social Media Ahead of Boston Nor'Easter

Snow Storm Memes Take Over Social Media Ahead of Boston Nor'Easter Monday to 8 p.m. Tuesday . The blizzard warning means Tuesday's storm could bring sustained winds of greater than 35 miles per hour (56 kph), along with visibility of less than a quarter mile for prolonged periods. A lot of them lost their service during the storm, but some haven't had power since another destructive nor'easter roared in March 2. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COURTESY MA... [Full Article...]

Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence

Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence Organizers say they wanted to bring the call for gun control to congress' doorstep. In the shadow of the Capitol, an emotional tribute to child victims of gun violence took an unorthodox format: Thousands of shoes. About 1,300 people below the age of 18 are killed by gunfire in the United States every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Full Article...]

Weekend rain turns to sunshine; snow possible midweek

Weekend rain turns to sunshine; snow possible midweek Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. That will bring us more sunshine and cause our winds to shift and bring warmer air up from the southwest, so temperatures will climb into the mid 50s Thursday afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Tonight , according to the weather service, it will be clear with a low of 28, and a north wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. [Full Article...]

Met issues depression warning off Kerala coast, fishermen warned

Met issues depression warning off Kerala coast, fishermen warned The depression deepened around 8:30 am on Tuesday and the State Disaster Management Committee along with the government issued a warning to fishermen along the coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along and off South Tamil Nadu, Comorin-Maldives area and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Mannar area during this period. [Full Article...]

Cuomo on corruption convictions: 'We must learn from what happened'

Cuomo on corruption convictions: 'We must learn from what happened' Percoco, once described by the governor as his late father Mario's third son, was convicted for solicitation of bribes and two other counts. Aiello was found guilty on Tuesday of one count of conspiracy, while Gerardi was acquitted of all charges, Dawn Dearden, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors, said. [Full Article...]

Ex-Hartford Student Who Abused Roommate With Bodily Fluids Gets Probation

Ex-Hartford Student Who Abused Roommate With Bodily Fluids Gets Probation Brochu has been granted probation for her offences, and must perform an additional 200 hours of community service, with 50 of those hours being at a literacy organization, as well as another 50 at a social services group. Brochu's attorney, Tom Stevens, has said Brochu and Rowe had a falling out and Brochu's actions were not racially motivated. According to Rowe, her post traumatic stress has af... [Full Article...]

Theni fire fallout: Politicos want trekking streamlined

Theni fire fallout: Politicos want trekking streamlined Police also launched an investigation after forest officials said the organisers had not obtained permission for the trek and had not informed local officials. The wildfire has been raging for the past one week in Kurangani forest and the intensity was much higher than previous years. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the Indian Air Force which pressed into service its commandoes an... [Full Article...]

Republican senator puts forward bill to quash Trump's new tariffs

Republican senator puts forward bill to quash Trump's new tariffs Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren , who has traded barbs with President Donald Trump , said on Sunday she's "not afraid of tariffs", but stopped short of endorsing his decision to launch steep tariffs on steel and aluminum. Those who have expressed admiration for free trade, for supply-side economics ought to support this bill as well. The president rolled out the tariffs Thursday, extend... [Full Article...]

Legal case could allow Brits to keep European Union citizenship after Brexit

Legal case could allow Brits to keep European Union citizenship after Brexit At the time, May said anyone arriving after Brexit could live, work and study in the United Kingdom during the transition period but that they would need to register with the Home Office and that immigration rules for them would have to be agreed later. [Full Article...]

Top Republican Ryan leads GOP backlash against Trump tariffs

Top Republican Ryan leads GOP backlash against Trump tariffs It is the biggest break in Republican unity during the Trump administration so far. "But that's not to say it will stay that way". There will nearly certainly be broad legal challenges of the Trump administration claim that protecting US steel and aluminum producers is necessary for national security, John Cornyn of Texas, the second-ranking Republican senator, said Friday. [Full Article...]

ICE spokesman quits, saying he couldn't repeat lies from Sessions, boss

ICE spokesman quits, saying he couldn't repeat lies from Sessions, boss Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan claimed that 864 "criminal aliens" escaped arrest , and Trump railed that close to 1,000 people would have been swept up, calling Schaaf's warning " a disgrace ". "I've never been in a situation when I've been asked to ignore the facts because it was more convenient". As he told the Chronicle , "I didn't feel like fabricating the truth to defend ourselves a... [Full Article...]

China Merges Banking, Insurance Regulators

China Merges Banking, Insurance Regulators Liu He, President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser, is overseeing that battle on financial risk and praised the reforms as "revolutionary" in an editorial published in Communist party mouthpiece the People's Daily on Tuesday. Functions such as drafting key regulations and prudential oversight will be transferred to the PBOC, according to the document. "We should understand the necessity of prom... [Full Article...]

Video Released in Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse Shooting

Video Released in Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse Shooting He attempted to stab the witness but missed and fell onto the floor. Former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman told KUTV that Angilau told the judge he would behave so he didn't need to be shackled. Angilau (pictured) is no longer visible at that point. He points out that Angilau was already down on the ground for the final three shots and that a courtroom full of officers could have stopped him to st... [Full Article...]

Counter-terror cops probe death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov in London

Counter-terror cops probe death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov in London Sky News' home affairs correspondent, Mark White, said Mr Glushkov's home in New Malden, southwest London, is being treated as a crime scene. "The death is now being treated as an unexplained", said London police."There is no evidence to suggest a link to the incident in Salisbury". [Full Article...]

Head of US Central Command signals support for Iran nuclear deal

Head of US Central Command signals support for Iran nuclear deal During the meeting, the USA president allegedly said that until now, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, the three European Union signatories to the deal, only proposed "cosmetic changes" that he did not find satisfactory, the Axios news website reported. [Full Article...]

Driver was killed when bus crashed into ravine

Driver was killed when bus crashed into ravine RAW VIDEO of bus after crashing into the ravine Channelview ISD released a statement about the crash Tuesday morning: A charter bus transporting Channelview High School band students was involved in an accident on Interstate 10 in Alabama early this morning. [Full Article...]

President Trump's Personal Assistant Is Leaving the White House

President Trump's Personal Assistant Is Leaving the White House What is it with these people and alleged links to "serious financial crimes"? According to the Wall Street Journal , two administration officials confirmed McEntee was canned, however, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to comment. [Full Article...]

United Nations investigator blames Facebook for spreading hate against Rohingyas

United Nations investigator blames Facebook for spreading hate against Rohingyas Almost 700 000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August, crossing into Bangladesh with stories of murder, rape and arson at the hands of soldiers and Buddhist mobs in Rakhine state. She further adds, "I'm afraid that Facebook has now turned into a beast, and not what it originally intended". The U.N. human rights chief said last week he strongly suspected acts of genocide had taken place. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson learned he was sacked from Donald Trump tweet

Rex Tillerson learned he was sacked from Donald Trump tweet Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service, Mr Trump tweeted that his new top diplomat would do "a fantastic job". Tillerson also appeared out of the loop last week when Trump announced he would meet with North Korea's leader and become the first sitting US president to do so. [Full Article...]


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