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Millionaires Urge Congress to Raise Their Taxes

Millionaires Urge Congress to Raise Their Taxes Republican congressmen are hoping to get Trump's tax plan onto his desk to be signed by the end of the year, following a series of humiliating defeats in their bid to repeal and replace Obamacare. It seems like the richest 1% households in the United States will be the recipients of nearly 50 percent of the benefits promised by the Republican tax reform by 2027. [Full Article...]

Female Lawmakers Say At Least Two In Congress Have Committed Sexual Harassment

Female Lawmakers Say At Least Two In Congress Have Committed Sexual Harassment During the hearing , Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.), a member of the House Administration Committee, retold an unconfirmed story she heard about a lawmaker exposing himself to a female aide who was asked to deliver materials to a male member of Congress . [Full Article...]

Iran natural disaster: Death toll soars to more than 450

Iran natural disaster: Death toll soars to more than 450 Rouhani vowed not to forget about the people and rural areas affected by the natural disaster: "11,000 rural houses and about 4,500 urban houses were destroyed in this quake and we need to build 30,000 new houses". She said now that rescue operations had ended, the priority was getting people into shelters as quickly as possible, and that the delivery of aid was on track. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation accuses United States coalition of hampering its anti-IS operation in Syria

Russian Federation accuses United States coalition of hampering its anti-IS operation in Syria Russia's defence ministry on Tuesday posted images it said proved the U.S. was aiding the Islamic State jihadist group in the Middle East, but social media users pointed out they included a still from a videogame. Higgins tweeted Tuesday. Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday an employee had attached the wrong photos to a statement accusing the United States of providing de-facto air cover f... [Full Article...]

Israel will continue 'acting in Syria', Netanyahu tells US & Russia

Israel will continue 'acting in Syria', Netanyahu tells US & Russia The Shiite allies have sent forces to back Syrian President Bashar Assad, who appears to be headed toward victory after years of fighting. Russia, which views Iran as a key player in resolving the crisis in Syria, has repeatedly emphasized the importance of the role that the Islamic Republic plays in the war-torn country. [Full Article...]

Bill Gates Is Building His Own 'Smart' City

Bill Gates Is Building His Own 'Smart' City Mt Lemmon Holdings - an affiliate of Gates' firm Cascade Investment - has paid $80,000 for a stake in nearly 25,000 acres of unpopulated desert. The community by Belmont is to be designed around autonomous vehicles, high-speed networks, data centers, digital networks, the latest manufacturing technologies as well as autonomous logistics hubs. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation data shows 18 hate crimes logged in South Dakota in 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation data shows 18 hate crimes logged in South Dakota in 2016 There were 10 incidents of hate-crimes against Hindus and seven against Sikhs in 2016 - the year of the rise of Donald Trump as a politician and his election as president. "It's deeply disturbing to see hate crimes increase for the second year in a row", said Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt. More than half of the race-related incidents were anti-black, while some 20 per cent we... [Full Article...]

South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House

South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a summit meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam on November 11. China earlier had protested the installation of the system known as Thaad - which Seoul insists is for defensive purposes only against Pyongyang - and taken steps to punish it economically. [Full Article...]

China downplays Venezuela debt risks

China downplays Venezuela debt risks Derivatives industry association ISDA said on Tuesday it has received a question from investors as to whether the Republic of Venezuela is in default due to a late payment of coupons on sovereign bonds. Venezuela is buried under a $150 billion foreign debt mountain, including $28 billion owed to its biggest creditor China and another $8 billion to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports Air traffic in Sanaa's airport is now restricted to flights carrying humanitarian aid sent by the United Nations and other global organisations. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Djibouti. Humanitarian agencies had been successful in preventing starvation and tackling a cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 900,000 people in six months and killed over 2,200. [Full Article...]

Serial killer fears reignited after body found in Seminole Heights

Serial killer fears reignited after body found in Seminole Heights The body of an adult male was found in a street in the Seminole Heights neighborhood, just blocks from a memorial honoring the three victims of last month's shootings, WFLA reported . Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn told officers at a briefing last month to hunt the suspect down and "bring his head to me". At Hillsborough High School, a group of parents gathered together to transport students for the ... [Full Article...]

Trump personally asks China to help LiAngelo Ball

Trump personally asks China to help LiAngelo Ball Trump called on China for the umpteenth time to strengthen sanctions on North Korea; Xi said nothing, and the Chinese press removed Trump's comments. Neither made any mention of the UCLA players' arrests . The rest of the team flew home afterwards. Asked if they would be coming home soon, he said: "I hope so". [Full Article...]

West Bengal wins battle of Rosogolla

West Bengal wins battle of Rosogolla However, in its original application to the GI, West Bengal had sought the GI tag on what they call it as "Banglar Rasogolla" (Bengal's Rasgulla). West Bengal, for its part, cited an elaborate dossier of historical evidence along with K C Das - the sweet chain run by the descendants of sweet maker Nabin Chandra Das, who is said to have invented the rosogolla in 1868. [Full Article...]

Trust wins auction of Dawood's three properties

Trust wins auction of Dawood's three properties The auction was conducted by the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act, 1976 by the Ministry of Finance . A second property in Damarwala was sold for Rs 3.53 crore while Shabnam Guest House fetched a price of Rs 3.52 crore. [Full Article...]

Chennai Woman Burnt Alive Allegedly By Stalker, Mother And Sister Injured

Chennai Woman Burnt Alive Allegedly By Stalker, Mother And Sister Injured Indhuja's mother Renuka and her sister Nivedha also suffered burn injuries who were shifted to Kilpauk Medical College (KMC) hospital in the city. According to the Newspaper, . As per sources, the incident occurred at 8.45pm on November 13 when the accused went to the victim's house and demanded she speak to him, but her family refused to let him into the house. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter

Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter These encounters are taking place after security forces conducted cordon and search operations in the state, reports CNN-News18 . Elsewhere, a gunfight is underway between militants and security forces in Lam area of neighbouring Pulwama district. [Full Article...]

Trump Declares Trade 'Rules Have Changed' as Asia Trip Concludes

Trump Declares Trade 'Rules Have Changed' as Asia Trip Concludes On the ground, military operations continue to clear buildings for stragglers. "Whoa, whoa", Duterte said, according to a report from the White House press pool. Among Trump's newest friends in the region is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whom Trump repeatedly praised and joked around with on Monday. [Full Article...]

Important Information on the Ongoing Ontario College Strike

Important Information on the Ongoing Ontario College Strike The local student council office included research about past strikes as part of a strike update posted on its website - ncsac.ca - pointing out that the college system has never lost a semester due to a strike, despite past strikes that lasted 28 days in 1989, 24 days in 1984, and 18 days in 2006. [Full Article...]

On Children's Day, Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher

On Children's Day, Google Doodle celebrates hole puncher Soennecken, who fittingly also introduced the ring binder, filed a patent for the hole puncher on November 14, 1886. That apart, despite moving towards an increasingly digital era, the hole puncher remains as relevant today as it was when it was invented 131 years ago. [Full Article...]

Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington

Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has condemned Australia for failing to resolve the refugee crisis now unfolding on Manus Island. At the same time, New Zealand believes the United States will take "higher quality" refugees off Manus first, leaving New Zealand with poorer quality. [Full Article...]


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