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Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

On Monday, the average price on the island was $1.16. According to gasbuddy.com, the average retail price of gasoline in Ontario has risen from 107.5 cents per litre on August 28 to 120.9 cents per litre on September 1. A gas shortage in the USA co...

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

It was believed that the amount of currency which did not get back to the banking system may be termed as black money . "Shame on RBI which "recommended" demonetisation ", the former finance minister said. "India can never forgive Modi govt for...

Assault, Manslaughter Charges Dismissed in Beta Theta Pi Case

Parks Miller argued that the former fraternity members had been through the hazing themselves and therefore knew of the possible outcome from consuming such large amounts alcohol. Two defendants waived the hearing. Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey, d...

Iran rejects US demand for inspection of its military sites

IRAN has remained within key limits of its nuclear activities imposed in its 2015 deal with world powers, a United Nations atomic watchdog report said yesterday. The report - the third such report since President Donald Trump was inaugurated ...

Delhi: Building collapses in Sadar Bazar area; eight fire tenders at spot

I have been told that several notices have been served by the DPCC to the MCDs to check dumping of garbage. The Delhi government on Friday termed the Ghazipur landfill collapse a "man-made disaster", questioning the BJP-ruled municipal corporatio...

Benchmark's lawsuit against ousted Uber CEO Kalanick to go to arbitration

But his brash personality and freewheeling management style, which some argue set a tone inside the company, made him a liability as well as an asset to the global ridesharing giant, and in June he stepped down as chief executive. He said he met Aria...

Merkel: Europe still 'hasn't done homework' on refugees

She further said that they are passing through a very complex period in relations with Turkey . He also accused Merkel of shying away from a real debate after she reportedly rejected a television network's proposals to change up the format to allo...

O'Keefe replaces Hazlewood in Test squad against B'desh

Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan, who took 12 wickets at the same venue to inspire Bangladesh's first test win over England past year, struck in his second over, sneaking one through the gate to dismiss Smith for eight. It was a memorable outing for Shakib...

USA to take dream of inspecting Iran's military sites to grave

A senior military adviser to Iran's supreme leader said on Sunday that inspecting Iranian military sites under the pretext of the worldwide nuclear deal is "impossible", TV reports said on Monday. Rouhani, who was inaugurated to serve a second term...

U.S. successfully tests shooting down ballistic missile

The USS John Paul Jones , a guided-missile destroyer successfully launched an SM-6 interceptor missile to shoot down the target. " We will continue developing ballistic missile defense technologies to stay ahead of the threat as it evolves ", MDA ...

At least 19 reported dead from Harvey in Texas

The family's van was located Wednesday morning after getting swept away on Sunday. Sammy's brother Ric said water "picked up" the vehicle and sent it plunging into a stream. Witnesses told the station that emergency crews in the area were not abl...

Defense Secretary Mattis Contradicts Trump After President Threatens North Korea

It continued, "Mattis did not reverse Trump or defy him on the broader ban against new recruits who are transgender people". Mattis says he'll convene the panel from the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, with th...

IS Evacuation Deal Sparks Iraqi Outrage

The U.S. -led coalition said Wednesday it struck a roadway being used by a Daesh convoy fleeing to territory it controls. USA officials have criticized the transfer of hundreds of militants and civilians who are bound for an IS-held area near t...

President Donald Trump Goes On Road Trip To Sell Tax Reform Plan

Mr Trump was speaking in Springfield, Missouri at what was billed as a tax reform kick-off event. The current tax code is too complicated, too costly and too time consuming for most families to understand and file their taxes. The $876 million cu...

Lebanon Calls on United Nations to Renew Peacekeepers' Mandate

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres began day one of his four-day visit to Israel Monday by laying a wreath at Jerusalem's Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial. "It has been proven that it does not help peace", he said . "Israel does not care abo...

Lawsuits detail the harms of Trump's ban on transgender military service

Last month, after Trump signaled, in a Twitter post, his intention to ban transgendered people, Soto released a statement that included, "There are over 15,000 transgender military service men and women now risking their lives every day protecting o...

Major heat wave will hit San Diego County on Monday

Highs in El Cajon and Escondido are expected to reach 102, which would match the records in both cities for the date. Impacts include high to very high risk for heat-related illnesses away from local beaches, long duration of elevated fire danger a...

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

Tropics remain active as we're continuing to watch Tropical Storm Harvey as well as a second area of interest closer to home. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Pender, New Hanover and Brunswick Counties. A flood watch remains in effect f...

Fatah Official: Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Mission Is a 'Delusion'

The US delegation also purportedly informed the Palestinians that it would work towards advancing economic, security and diplomatic collaboration between the sides before initiating direct peace talks. According to Al-Hayat, a US delegation headed ...

Palestinian president to hold talks in Ankara

However, Abbas stressed that negotiations should be based on the framework of a two-state solution and for illegal settlements to cease. They are seeking an end to Israeli settlement construction and also want the U.S.to support the creation of the P...

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Died former first lady of the USA Barbara Bush

In the same conversation, she said she didn't fear death for herself or "my precious George". She struggled with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in her final years. U....

Syria strikes spark opposition in the West

Nor is there any indication that the strikes will deter the regime of President Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons against civilians again. The hawkish US ambassador to...

Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

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Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...