Friday September 21-st, 2018

De Lille left high and dry by city council drought vote De Lille left high and dry by city council drought vote

Takes effect when dams reach 13.5% capacity; now at 28.1%. Cape Town - The ANC was quick to remind the DA's Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela that a probe by the legislature into his conduct is yet to be completed, after he sharply criticis...

Tripura to vote on 18th February; Meghalaya & Nagaland on 27th February Tripura to vote on 18th February; Meghalaya & Nagaland on 27th February

Meghalaya Assembly's tenure ends on 06th March this year while it would be 13th March and 14th March respectively for the completion of Assembly tenures in Nagaland and Tripura. In Meghalaya, the Congress, which is battling internal rebellion by MLAs...

Wins over substance for Varane and Real Madrid Wins over substance for Varane and Real Madrid

Juan Correa then scored the victor for the visitors two minutes before time with a wonderful lobbed strike over Moya inside the box to hand Sevilla the advantage heading into the second leg. "We are happy with the result ". Madrid's La Liga ti...

House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim

But Sen. Charles Schumer , the Senate minority leader who has tried using opposition to the bill as leverage to prod immigration negotiations, called for a plan to finance government for just a few days and said party leaders should try to qui...

Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge across the Channel Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge across the Channel

He also tweeted: "I'm especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major projects together". "Let's finish things that already underway before thinking of new ones". The Telegraph said Johnson believed a privately funded 35...

Russia Brands As Provocation US Accusations Over North Korea

The leader of North Korea's all-female Western-style Moranbong band is set to head a delegation to the South Saturday to prepare cultural performances during the Olympics, Seoul said, becoming the first North Korean official to visit in four years....

Zimbabwe decries Trump's 'prejudicial' statement on Africa Zimbabwe decries Trump's 'prejudicial' statement on Africa

Several African leaders and the African Union have condemned the remarks and urged Mr. Trump to apologize. During Thursday's briefing, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said the president has denied using the vulgar word that has been wi...

Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6 Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

Aleksei Volin, from Russia's Communications and Mass Media Ministry, said authorities were looking into whether there is any link between the incidents. "According to the investigation, it is established that the attacker acted alone". A teenage st...

PM Netanyahu and Moshe Holtzberg Visit Chabad House in Mumbai [VIDEO & PHOTOS] PM Netanyahu and Moshe Holtzberg Visit Chabad House in Mumbai [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

The production plant, located near Hyderabad, was inaugurated in August. Indian press first reported on India's intention to back away from the deal in November. The reason Netanyahu is coming to India, he said, has to do with business deals. "...

Egypt, Ethiopia for Ironing Out Differences over Reservoirs Egypt, Ethiopia for Ironing Out Differences over Reservoirs

Egypt says it threatens its water supply which relies nearly exclusively on the Nile that runs from Ethiopia through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. El-Sissi said he appreciated Ethiopia's repeated assurances that the dam, which is about 6...

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor accuses judge of running a 'media circus' Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor accuses judge of running a 'media circus'

Perry said USA Gymnastics has canceled its training camp for the U.S. Women's National Team that was scheduled at the ranch for next week. As the hearing was happening Thursday, USA Gymnastics announced that it was ending its long relationship ...

Data on Canadian immigrants from 's---hole' countries might surprise Trump Data on Canadian immigrants from 's---hole' countries might surprise Trump

Trump has denied using that language. In a separate interview with the TV station WIS on Monday, Graham urged Trump to find a "bipartisan solution" for about 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who are facing deportation after a White House ...

US Government shutdown looms amid immigration battle US Government shutdown looms amid immigration battle

If the Republican-led measure fails, Democrats will gain greater leverage to insist on a funding compromise that includes protection from deportation for the so-called "Dreamers," the estimated 700,000 immigrants brought to the United States ille...

Showdown Looms as Senate Democrats Prepare to Reject Spending Bill Showdown Looms as Senate Democrats Prepare to Reject Spending Bill

GOP leaders can't count on Democrats who have said they will not support a short-term spending bill that funds the government into mid-February if it does not include a fix for DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that expir...

North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic' North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

In the interview , Mr. Trump also expressed doubt about how useful talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be. A pair of North Korean figure skaters qualified for this year's Olympics, but North Korea missed a deadline to confirm th...

General Motors Company (GM), Gerdau SA (GGB) General Motors Company (GM), Gerdau SA (GGB)

It has outperformed by 8.26% the S&P500. Montecito Bank & Trust lowered its stake in shares of General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 21.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. Societe Generale downgraded BP p.l.c. (NY...

Philadelphia among Amazon's 20 finalists for its second headquarters Philadelphia among Amazon's 20 finalists for its second headquarters

The company, based in Seattle, selected the finalists out of a pile of 238 applications submitted by officials in Mexico, Canada and the United States - all of them eager to attract the 50,000 high-paying jobs the company says it could offer.

Do lobsters feel pain? Do lobsters feel pain?

This ruling is a step in the right direction, but killing lobsters by any method in order to eat them is cruel and unnecessary. Boiling lobsters alive is already illegal in some places, including New Zealand and Reggio Emilia, a city in northern It...

Aadhaar an 'electronic leash' on citizens Aadhaar an 'electronic leash' on citizens

File image of Aadhaar registration. "What are the nature of safeguards to ensure that the information was not purloined?" the bench then asked, adding the Centre needed to ensure that the information collected was protected from being violated co...

U.S. lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms U.S. lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is making plans to keep the Senate in session through the weekend if Congress can't reach a deal by midnight Friday to fund the government and avoid a shutdown-a possibility that he signaled he would blame on ...

Is Trump giving up on the undocumented young people deal? Is Trump giving up on the undocumented young people deal?

All three voted in favor of the previous stop-gap measure in late December. "That I can tell you". President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration , criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal ...

TCU guard Jaylen Fisher undergoes successful season-ending surgery on right knee TCU guard Jaylen Fisher undergoes successful season-ending surgery on right knee

Horned Frogs coach Jamie Dixon talked about the injury after a 96-73 victory Wednesday over Iowa State (video by Jeff Wilson). Last summer, Fisher tore the meniscus in his left knee when the team was preparing to go to Australia, a trip Fisher woul...

Putin takes icy plunge into waters of Lake Seliger Putin takes icy plunge into waters of Lake Seliger

State TV footage showed the president marching over the ice-covered lake in knee-high felt boots wearing a cream sheepskin coat as priests chanted and waved an incense lamp. The practice is said to relate to the symbolic baptism of Jesus in the River...

Terrorist Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted to 'fullest extent of law' Terrorist Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted to 'fullest extent of law'

We have made our points and our concerns to the Pakistani Government very clear. "We believe that this individual should be prosecuted ", Nauert said. LeT was responsible for carrying the 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people. It has been declar...

The absurdity of government 'shutdowns' The absurdity of government 'shutdowns'

The White House has been communicating with federal agencies to ensure plans are in place for dealing with a potential shutdown, with the message that agencies should do whatever they can "to minimize the impact on the general public" of a shutdown...

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