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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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NASA sends Cassini probe into Saturn's atmosphere to save moons

Mission scientists were especially concerned about contaminating Titan or Enceladus , the two Saturnian moons where life as we know it might be possible-a possibility that Cass...

Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Liuk, however, says Moscow could deploy up to 100,000 troops. Some Western officials including the head of the U.S. The US military took part in ...

Greenspan Backs Bid to Replace Obamacare With Grants to States

Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The proposal eliminates ACA provisions like premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions, and in turn, provides states blo...

After 16 Years of War, Senate Finally Debates Need for War Debate

In response to Congress' move, which took place on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, Paul tweeted that he was looking to end USA wars in...

Kaspersky Banned: Federal Agencies Ditch Russian Cybersecurity Firm Over Spying Concerns

Law360, Nashville (September 13, 2017, 4:53 PM EDT) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ordered federal agencies Wednesday to stop using Kaspersky Lab software and services ...

Mass Evacuations in Russian Cities Continue After Bomb Threats

Since September 11 dozens of schools, universities, malls, railway stations, airports and government offices have been evacuated and inspected by law enforcement in big cities all ...

NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

This past weekend, Irma , a devastating Category 4 hurricane, swept up over the Florida Keys and then up Florida's Gulf Coast, becoming the third of this season's four catastrophi...

Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano

Authorities said they believe the child fainted because of the gas fumes before falling into the crater. A 7-year-old boy is the sole surviving member of a family that was wiped ...

Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

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Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

This comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last month said there has to be a political settlement in Afghanistan and that US President Donald Trump's new war str...

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. ...