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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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Tech Giants Under Pressure Over Russian Opposition Leader's Posts

This follows a high-profile investigation into the men's relationship by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny . Navalny's producer Oxana Baulina said they have received a ...

New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

Prior to New Horizons' star shot, the image taken farthest from Earth was one of the Blue Marble snapped by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on February 14, 1990. These efforts could ...

Kremlin Is Aloof as Wounded Return After Fighting US in Syria

Syria is simply not within our nation's sphere of interest, nor is there anything to be gained by continued US military involvement in any of the proxy wars now being waged on i...

Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

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Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...