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Much cooler with another round of rain on Tuesday

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Tomorrow looks chilly and wet with showers off and on throughout the day and temperatures hovering in the low 50s all day long. A 20% chance for an isolated shower moves in overnight, especially through the very early morning hours on Thursday . Read More »

OPSEU rejects latest College Employer Council offer

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The Ontario Public Service Employees Union's "insistence on continuing the strike is a bad outcome for students and faculty", said Sonia Del Missier, the head of the colleges' bargaining team, in a statement. "We are really disappointed that they walked away from the table and it is leaving us questioning significantly their integrity in this process". "We are ready to finish this bargaining quickly". Read More »

Tied Lawyer Offers New Account of Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr

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Veselnitskaya told NBC that she never had damaging information on Clinton, adding, "It's quite possible that maybe they were looking for such information, they wanted it so badly". Sergei Magnitsky, the namesake for the Magnitsky Act, was Browder's Russian attorney. Veselnitskaya has alleged that Browder is lying about the case in order to cover up for his own financial misdeeds. Read More »

More than 20 flights affected due to smog in Delhi

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These include dust, dirt, soot, smoke and liquid droplets. "We have to find a soln to crop burning in adjoining states", Kejriwal tweeted today. Since then, the pollution monitors have been recording "very poor" air quality, which is comparatively better than "severe" but alarming according to global standards. Read More »

GST, demonetisation organised loot, legalised plunder: Manmohan Singh

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Following his announcement, India faced a lot many difficulties and it nearly took 4-5 for the new currency notes of 2000 and 500 to come into rotation. "Does questioning GST & Demonetisation make one a tax evader?" he asked. The Congress got out its top gun on the economy on Tuesday, fielding former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in Gujarat to amplify party vice president Rahul Gandhi's attack on the Narendra Modi government's mega reforms, the notes ban and new national sales ... Read More »

When Deepika Padukone Played The Most Gracious Host!

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From the time I directed my first film Khamoshi: The Musical , I've fought against all odds. "That's why I took so much time to sign it". The talented actress played a flawless host to all her guest who attended her party. Ranveer will essay the role of Alauddin Khilji in Bhansali's next, and the 32-year-old actor is "sh*t scared". "For a mainstream leading man to make a choice like this at this stage is dicey". Read More »

Toll from typhoon Damrey in Vietnam reaches 49

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The typhoon has hit the Southeast Asian country ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit the coastal city of Da Nang for a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as part of his two-week trip across the Asia-Pacific region. Read More »

Reality Check: Gun Violence In The US

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However, there is another, equally worrying but oft-overlooked link to the Texas attack and several other incidents of mass shooting from the recent past - the accused had had a history of domestic violence . Before all the facts of the case were known, liberals were quick to blame the NRA for the shooting. Obviously, they should not be allowed to buy guns. Read More »

Nitish Kumar asks 27% reservation for other backward classes in private sector

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Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, however, said the BJP was "in favour of reservation in outsourced services" and that the recent decision of the state was taken "unanimously" by the JD (U)-BJP coalition government. "We are not surprised by the reaction of the industry leaders". "But for (introducing) that Parliament has to take initiative in accordance with provisions of the Constitution", he said yesterday. Read More »

Trump adviser sent email describing 'private conversation' with Russian official

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday night released the full, unclassified transcript that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page's provided in closed-door testimony last week. In one email to fellow campaign aides, Page suggested that Trump perhaps take his place and travel to Moscow "to raise the temperature a little bit" and, in another, he asked how campaign officials would "prefer me to focus" his remarks. Read More »

Gunmen attack Afghan TV station, one killed

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Hashmat Istankzai, a reporter for Shamshad TV, who managed to escape told that the BBC the attackers were still inside the building with gunfire being heard. A year ago seven members of staff from the private Tolo television station were killed in a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul. Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, denied in a Twitter post that the militant group was involved in the attack. Read More »

Father convicted of murdering adopted daughter

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She was rushed to hospital but died four days later as a result of her injuries. Consultant paediatrician Dr Stephen Rose said he believed Elsie's injuries were caused by being 'shaken violently'. Prosecutor Paul Lewis told the jury that Scully-Hicks lost his temper with Elsie and caused her "catastrophic injuries". Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, gripped his daughter Elsie around the rib cage, shook her and may have banged her head against a hard surface. Read More »

'Bleak' assessment of toll of destroying North Korea nukes

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A ground invasion of North Korea is the only way to eliminate its nuclear weapon sites in case of war, while Pyongyang might respond with chemical and biological weapons, a top Pentagon official said in a letter to U.S. "It is our intent to have a full public accounting of the potential cost of war, so the American people understand the commitment we would be making as a nation if we were to pursue military action", the lawmakers said. Read More »

Texas suspect's violent history was left out of gun background check system

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The company extended condolences to the victims and their families and said it was cooperating with investigators. Although Kelley should have been banned from buying guns, NPR's Tom Bowman reported that the U.S. Why did he lose his right to buy guns? Two were purchased in Texas and two in Colorado. Relford said if the conviction or the discharge somehow didn't get put into the system, then a person like Kelley could still pass the background check. Read More »

Queen's offshore fund investments revealed

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In October it paid £14.8 million in compensation to almost quarter of a million customers. IN 2005, the Duchy of Lancaster , Queen Elizabeth II's personal estate and portfolio, invested $ 7.5 million in Dover Street VI Cayman Fund LP, according to files from the offshore law firm Appleby. Read More »

Trump praises Japan automakers for creating USA jobs

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President Donald Trump on Monday pressed Japanese automakers to make more vehicles in the U.S. Exports from Japan to the USA have fallen from 3.5 million cars a year in 1986 to just over 1.5 million in 2016. (Applause.) They're going to invest $1.6 billion in building a new manufacturing plant, which will create as many as 4,000 new jobs in the United States. Read More »

Vehicle crashes into Sydney school

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Nine children under the age of nine have been injured, NSW Ambulance chief superintendent Richard Cohen confirmed. The children were all aged between seven and nine years old, said a NSW Ambulance spokeswoman, who described the incident as "carnage" and a "terrible tragedy". Read More »

British minister apologizes for not disclosing meetings with officials in Israel

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Priti Patel has apologised and been rebuked by Theresa May after admitting she had given a misleading account of a personal trip to Israel that included a previously undisclosed meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu . Ms Patel and Mr Netanyahu , who held talks with Mrs May in London last week before she found out about the meeting, discussed "prospects for closer collaboration". Read More »

Men's Soccer Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament

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In 24 straight tournament appearances, this with be the 20th season the Cavaliers will host an opening round game. The day is here - the 2017 D1 Women's Soccer NCAA Tournament Bracket has been revealed. 12 at a time to be determined, also at the Sherman-Family Complex in Storrs. Fans can also download the Stonehill Skyhawks "Front Row" mobile app , powered by PrestoSports, on iTunes and the Android Market. Read More »

Pakistan Says It Welcomes US Medition In Easing Tension With India

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Meanwhile, Pakistan has lodged a protest with Afghanistan over killing of the 52-year-old officer. Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif today said his country will welcome the US' mediation in easing tensions with India but is opposed to President Donald Trump's proposal to give a bigger role to New Delhi in war-torn Afghanistan. Read More »

Election 2017: What's on the November ballot

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John Conklin, spokesman for the state Board of Elections, says an effort will be made to remind voters, including arrows on the ballots, or signs at the polling place. Howell said 1,748 walk-in advance ballots - above average for a municipal/school board primary election - had been cast in Tuesday's general election. Read More »

Trump Grumpy Over the United States' "Massive Trade Deficit" with Japan

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President Trump backed up his strong words about North Korea by sending a budget request to Capitol Hill on Monday for $4 billion to support "additional efforts to detect, defeat, and defend against any North Korean use of ballistic missiles against the United States, its deployed forces, allies, or partners". Read More »

Florida school bans fraternities and sororities after student's death

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FSU President John Thrasher announced the suspension on Monday, according to the university's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life . 20-year-old Andrew Coffey, a pi Kappa Phi pledge, died Friday at an off-campus residence hall. They can attend leadership classes, judicial and conduct hearings, and risk management education workshops offered by the university. They will be allowed to remain as residents in their fraternity or sorority house and will have meal service. Read More »