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Whitefish is halting Puerto Rico power repairs, claiming it's owed $83 million

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In a statement, Whitefish Energy Holdings said that outstanding invoices with Puerto Rico's power agency have "made it impossible to continue". A November 19 letter from Whitefish to the bankrupt utility, which was obtained by Bloomberg News, demands payment for work it has performed - and also more than $39 million "for anticipated demobilization costs". Read More »

'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law

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Sources said that a ministerial committee has been constituted to frame a law. But there have been reports of a number of divorces by way of "talaq-e-biddat" even after the judgement, the functionaries said. Sources in the government say that the call for reforms in the personal law had come from the Muslim community itself. The ensuing debate forged an unlikely coalition between women groups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party which wanted the law quashed, ... Read More »

Awkward: White House Subjects Reporters To Bizarre Thanksgiving Custom

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She began by saying she was "clearly thankful" for all the journalists in the room. "If you want to ask a question I think it's only fair since I've shared what I'm thankful for... "I'm thankful that my parents sent me to the University of MI and not Ohio State". A few gave thanks for the First Amendment. She told journalists that they would be expected to announce what they were thankful for before they could ask her a question, and most complied. Read More »

Russian Federation confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

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The reported findings from Russian Federation appear to confirm reports from Europe earlier this month that a cloud containing the radioisotope Ru-106 drifted over Europe last month which European meteorological agencies had said likely originated in either the southeastern Urals region of Russian Federation or Kazakhstan. Read More »

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

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Police spokesman Abubakar Othman said the number of dead could rise further "as those seriously injured could add to the figure". The result of his injuries on the spot of the accident killed at least 30 people. But it has been peaceful since the military and the civilian militia ousted them from the town, which is a commercial hub and home to the Adamawa State University. Read More »

Corbyn: Dugdale should not be suspended from Labour

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The First Minister continued: "I am not sure I entirely understand what Kezia Dugdale thinks she will benefit from this". When Leonard was asked on BBC Radio Scotland if Dugdale had the party's backing, he stated: "My understanding is, she sought permission and wasn't given permission". Read More »

Unclear if anyone will attend Mugabe cabinet meeting - spokesman

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He has called for the weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday, which would be the first time ministers meet him since last week's military takeover dubbed "Operation Restore Legacy". He confirmed that Mugabe has invited him to return "for a discussion" on the recent events. "I will be returning as soon as the right conditions for security and stability prevail", said Mnangagwa, who has a loyal support base in the military. Read More »

Auburn Hills Fire In Michigan Caused By Gas Line Explosion

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The fire, which broke out late Monday evening, is located on the north side of Brown Road, west of Joslyn Road. Witnesses described the explosion and fire near Great Lakes Crossing as sounding like a "jet engine". A fireball could be seen for miles, reports said. A spokesperson says what happened was very rare and the cause is under investigation. A massive fire fed by a gas line eruption in Oakland County is out. Read More »

Argentine navy loses contact with submarine ARA San Juan

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A missing Argentine submarine has sparked fears with its unusual disappearance, and the mystery only seems to be deepening as the hours extend into days. With each passing minute, the odds of survival become more dim for this Argentine crew, so hopes are high that these extremely skilled California crews can help to find the missing submarine and then commence rescue operations. Read More »

Katrina Kaif Unveils Stills from Swag Se Karenge Sab Ka Swagat

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Moreover, the peppy beat of the song will make you groove. Now that the song is just a day away from its release on November 21, the makers have teased the fans by sharing a glimpse of the song, leaving everyone more anxious. " Tiger Zinda Hai " is Salman and Ali Abbas Zafar's second collaboration. Produced by Yash Raj Films, Tiger Zinda Hai also stars Angad Bedi, Sajjad Delfrooz, Sudeep and Kumud Mishra. Read More »

City and State offices will close for Thanksgiving holiday

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The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. The Charlottesville Area Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thursday and then resume normal service on Friday. BLACK HAWK COLLEGE: All locations and facilities will be closed November 23-25. For questions, contact Environmental Services at (334) 615-3820 Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. Read More »

LeT Pak militants killed in Kupwara encounter

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Nine militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba including top commander Mehmood Bhai, Zargam and nephew of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi have been eliminated in two operations of Hajin and Handwara since Saturday. DGP SP Vaid tweeted saying,"Three LeT terrorists all Pakistanis neutralized in Magam area of Handwara district in North Kashmir". Meanwhile, family members of three other youths who joined militancy in the past few months have appealed to them, through the media, to return. Read More »

India fight back but Sri Lanka manage to drew the first Test

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Sri Lanka's fast bowlers Suranga Lakmal and Shanaka took three wickets each to rattle the Indian top and middle-order. Unfortunately, the last 10-15 overs brought a lot of pressure but we played good cricket and competed well. "The duo made a request to the selectors and the team management to release them owing to personal reasons", it added, without elaborating further. Read More »

Chinese envoy ends North Korea trip

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Song, head of the Chinese Communist Party's International Department, met with North Korean ruling party Vice Chairman Choe Ryong Hae and former Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong. It, however, didn't elaborate on what was discussed over the dinner table or if he would be able to meet Kim. Also on November 18, Song paid visits to Mangyongdae Revolution School - an elite educational institution in North Korea - and the Ryuwon Footwear Factory, where Kim gave on-the-spot guidance in October after ... Read More »

Is Robert Mueller Now Targeting Trump for Obstruction of Justice?

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who has taken the helm of the Russian Federation investigation at DOJ following Sessions's recusal, was not so lucky. The New York Times described it as an "angry, meandering" missive. In September, Politico reported that Rosenstein had been interviewed by Mueller. Read More »

Building collapses due to fire at factory in Ludhiana, 3 dead

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One of the bodies was of a fire official, a police official said. Authorities failed to seal the fire area. "Within seconds of our coming out, the building collapsed", he said. Chemicals stored in Gola Plastic Factory stoked the fire, officials said. As the firefighters from the fire department were engaged in dousing the flames, the three-storeyed structure at Mushtaq Nagar collapsed trapping 15-20 persons, they said. Read More »

How Zanu-PF plans to impeach Mugabe

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However, a complicating factor in finding a way forward is the internal political situation in the ZANU-PF party. Mr Stewart described Mugabe's 37-year rule as a "brutal tragedy" for Zimbabwe but Mr Mnangagwa's desire to take power in a way that was "constitutional and legal" could give the opportunity to have fair elections. Read More »

Beyonce tops 2017 list of highest-paid women in music

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Consider her highly anticipated album Reputation dropped on November 10, 2017-after Forbes' cutoff date-it's likely that she'll take first place on the magazine's 2018 list. 6 with $37 million; Rihanna at No. 7 with $36 million, while Britney Spears took the No. 8 slot with $34 million. Adele, earning roughly two-thirds of Beyoncé's total, comes in at second place, with a handsome sum of $69 million dollars. Read More »

Some clouds, few sprinkles into Tuesday night...sunny & cool Thanksgiving Holiday

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Temperatures are usually in the low 50s, but this week highs will top out in the upper 50s and low 60s for the Portland metro area. The high will be 52, after a morning low of 35. SATURDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies and a few spotty rain showers will be possible for Saturday, with a high temperature of 54 degrees. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Read More »

Another player comes to defense of Jameis Winston

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A person that was on the Uber ride with Tampa Bay Buccaneer Jameis Winston has come forward. "There were three of us in the auto, not just one as has been reported". Once they stopped at a drive-thru for food, Kate says Winston, "reached over and put his fingers on my crotch". Jameis Winston's former college teammate and friend was in the auto with him during alleged groping incident. Read More »

The Trump Foundation Is Shutting Down To Prevent Any Conflicts Of Interest

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In a new tax filing, the foundation announced its intent to close down, and is seeking approval to distribute the funds remaining in its coffers, NBC News reported. It also showed that the foundation donated $3 million last year, more than it had given in the previous three years combined. The Trump Foundation a year ago admitted violating federal rules against "self-dealing", and Trump said last December he would dissolve the organization to avoid conflicts of interest. Read More »

Trump Campaign Coordinator Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking

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The maximum time for the offense is life in prison. A federal grand jury indicted Shortey in September. Ralph Shortey has agreed to plead guilty to one count of child sex trafficking in exchange for three other charges to be dismissed, Shortey's lawyer Ed Blau confirmed Saturday. Read More »

Shia Waqf Board nod for Ram temple, wants mosque in Lucknow

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Rizvi said that the Hindu parties in the dispute would have complete control over the site and they could construct a grand temple. Talking about the proposal, Shia Central Waqf Board chairman Syed Waseem Rizvi said that the proposal was prepared after holding discussions with all stakeholders. Read More »