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People US Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On Obamacare
Author: 0 US Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On Obamacare

President Donald Trump arrives to delivers remarks. The deal still has to make it through both houses of Congress and be signed by Trump. Repealing the Affordable Care Act - commonly known as Obamacare - was one of Trump's most strident campaign promises.

People Alphabet to develop high-tech waterfront site in Toronto
Author: 0 Alphabet to develop high-tech waterfront site in Toronto

Two urban development companies have won a bid to jointly transform Toronto's eastern waterfront into a technology hub which will feature the home of Google's Canadian headquarters. Sidewalk will do so by implementing autonomous transit lines, "climate-positive" energy systems with an eye toward sustainability. Sidewalk Labs plans to spend 2018 consulting with the public on the project and will create a plan along with Waterfront Toronto.

People Minor fire reported at PMO in the early hours of Tuesday
Author: 0 Minor fire reported at PMO in the early hours of Tuesday

However, no casualties were reported as fire tenders reached the spot immediately and doused the fire in 20 minutes. Ten fire engines were pressed into service to douse the flames and the situation is now under control, the report added. The room belonged to a section's officer. The Divisional Fire Officer has said the fire was the result of sparking in the UPS of a computer. Authorities are assessing the scope of damage caused due to the fire.

Author: 0 Callista Gingrich Confirmed As Ambassador To The Vatican

House of Representatives Newt Gingrich , a vocal Trump ally. She also stated that the USA should "lead the world" on environmental protection, right before Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accords. The Republican-led Senate is on track to confirm Callista Gingrich as President Donald Trump's ambassador to the Vatican. Trump formally nominated Gingrich after months of speculation and vetting that at one point, according to report in The New York Times , almost drove Gingrich to ...

People United Nations urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya refugees stranded at border
Author: 0 United Nations urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya refugees stranded at border

United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) spokesman Andrej Mahecic expressed deep concern over the "condition of thousands of new arrivals who are stranded near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border". In a 2015 report based on 12 months of field work and over 200 interviews, ISCI found ample evidence that the Rohingya have been subjected to systematic and widespread human-rights violations, including killings, torture, and rape; denial of citizenship; destruction of villages; land confiscation; and ...

People Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge
Author: 0 Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge

The decision from Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii is sure to be appealed, but for now, it means that the administration can not restrict the entry of travelers from six of the eight countries that officials said were either unable or unwilling to provide information the USA wanted to vet their citizens.

People US Is Said to Demand Steel Tracking in Nafta Push on Autos
Author: 0 US Is Said to Demand Steel Tracking in Nafta Push on Autos

Trump has continued his attacks on NAFTA throughout the talks launched in August, repeating his threats to terminate the pact if Mexico and Canada won't agree to changes. The United States have addressed several issues of contention, including the auto parts, the dispute settlement mechanism and the rules to "Buy American" - a clause protectionist.

People SF's Cruise Automation applies to test self-driving cars in NYC
Author: 0 SF's Cruise Automation applies to test self-driving cars in NYC

The tests will include the first autonomous vehicles in Manhattan. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) announced that the company is readying itself to test self-driving cars in New York City. Cruise's modified Chevrolet Bolts have become a regular sight on the streets of San Francisco. "Autonomous vehicles have the potential to save time and save lives, and we are proud to be working with GM and Cruise on the future of this exciting new technology", Cuomo said in a statement .

People Israel believes Palestinian reconciliation won't take place
Author: 0 Israel believes Palestinian reconciliation won't take place

Under the reconciliation deal, about 3,000 Fatah security officers are to join the Gaza police force but Hamas will remain the most powerful armed Palestinian faction in the territory, with some 25,000 well-equipped militants. "This is a new excuse meant to lead to a dead end [in peace talks] because for many years Israel didn't want there to be a renewed connection between the West Bank and the Gaza Strip".

People AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet
Author: 0 AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet

Passengers had accused crew members of screaming and crying during the mid-air emergency, according to reports from news.com.au and Perth Now . Chris Jeanes told NBC News that AirAsia workers sprinted down aisle shouting "emergency, brace, crash positions" about 25 minutes after the plane took off from Perth , Australia.

People Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations
Author: 0 Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations

Two firefighters have suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Cal Fire said. One firefighter was injured after falling about 50 feet down a hillside into a ravine, suffering a broken wrist, according to multiple media reports. Jim Ross. It broke out off Bear Creek Road, southwest of San Jose, and evacuation orders have been issued for Deer Creek Road, Rons Road, Dons Road, Lost Valley Road, Favre Ridge and Oak Ridge, officials said.

People Palace flip-flops, suspends govt work, classes on second day of transport strike
Author: 0 Palace flip-flops, suspends govt work, classes on second day of transport strike

There was the usual traffic buildup during the morning rush hour in Davao City on Monday, October 16, with a 5th of public utility vehicle drivers not joining the national transportation strike. Earlier, Transport of Southern Mindanao for Solidarity, Independence and Nationalism-Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Operaytor Nationwide (Transmission-Piston) said the two-day protest, set for October 16 and 17, was targeted to paralyze " 90 to 99 " percent of Davao City's traffic.

People Police say unconfirmed report of shooter at DC's Howard University
Author: 0 Police say unconfirmed report of shooter at DC's Howard University

Washington police are checking a report of a gunman at Howard University in the US capital, authorities said on Tuesday. Howard students told News4 they're anxious. Frederick told students and staff to shelter in place until more information is released. Students and staff are being told to shelter in place until further notification.

People FCC Republican says Trump is
Author: 0 FCC Republican says Trump is "rightfully venting" anger at the press

Trump got even tougher in a subsequent tweet , saying: "Network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked". "This is an affront to the First Amendment , freedom of the press, and founding principles of the communications act", Blumenthal said in his letter to the commission .

People OCED Proposes to Reverse Brexit to Prevent Economic Damage
Author: 0 OCED Proposes to Reverse Brexit to Prevent Economic Damage

The OECD also warned that a "no deal" Brexit, the option preferred by the likes of Boris Johnson and Jacob Reese-Mogg, would see the pound crash to a new low and investment into the United Kingdom seize up. The 140-page OECD report also says there's a need to improve productivity. "Meantime, however, uncertainty could hamper domestic and foreign investment more than projected and hurt consumption even more were the exchange rate to depreciate even further", the report said.

People Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths
Author: 0 Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths

Take it down, ' the organization tweeted . The account, called the Scaramucci Post, asked followers whether less than 1 million, between 1-2 million, between 2-3 million or more than 5 million had been murdered by Nazi Germany. The poll was posted moments after the account retweeted Twitter users critical over outrage of an Anne Frank Halloween costume. "Take it down", it tweeted .

People Roman theatre found at Jerusalem's Western Wall after 150-year hunt
Author: 0 Roman theatre found at Jerusalem's Western Wall after 150-year hunt

The 200-seat arena was discovered eight metres underground, along with a large section of the Western Wall that had been buried underground for 1,700 years. The IAA statement said the building could have been a meeting chamber for Roman administrative officials or a concert venue, but said its location under an ancient arch, which could have served as its roof, gave a clue.

People Jennifer Lawrence's 'Humiliating' Experience Of Being Body-Shamed Is Unimaginable
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence's 'Humiliating' Experience Of Being Body-Shamed Is Unimaginable

The actor, 27, said once a female producer had her do a nude line-up with other women, only to humiliate her about her weight, reported People magazine . Jennifer Lawrence has spoken up about an incident early on in her career, when she was forced to take part in a "naked line-up". "But after hearing all the stories these past few days and hearing these fearless women speak up tonight about things that we're kind oft told to sweep under the rug and not to talk about, it's made me want to ...

People This Dhanteras, all that glitters is definitely gold
Author: 0 This Dhanteras, all that glitters is definitely gold

Considered an auspicious day for purchasing gold and silver ornaments, most of the jewellery shops are giving away exciting offers to attract more people. Also, like physical gold, you can use these bonds as collateral for raising a loan and do not have to incur cost related to storage and handling. Therefore, it is believed that the act of buying of gold and silver jewellery or new utensils protects against ill will and bad omen and brings luck and prosperity to every member of the house.

People Killer drivers could face life in prison under new laws
Author: 0 Killer drivers could face life in prison under new laws

The move, to be announced today, comes after a Government consultation involving bereaved families and road-safety campaigners resulted in overwhelming backing for the law to be toughened up. Causing death by risky driving, or death by careless driving while drunk or on drugs, will carry the top-level punishment. "We would have welcomed a broader review that considered all the offences available, prosecution procedures and whether or not the sentences imposed are working in practice", it ...

People Vidhana Soudha's Rs 27-cr Diamond jubilee plan may be Nixed
Author: 0 Vidhana Soudha's Rs 27-cr Diamond jubilee plan may be Nixed

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday denied the reports about gifting gold biscuits to every legislator for the diamond jubilee of the Vidhana Soudha. The proposal - coming at a time when the state capital Bengaluru is experiencing some serious problems due to flooding and potholes on roads - has been criticised by many leaders.

People Oil rises 1 per cent following Iraqi Kurdish conflict
Author: 0 Oil rises 1 per cent following Iraqi Kurdish conflict

Iraqi forces on Monday clashed with fighters from Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, in a continuing standoff over Kurdish independence. "Oil and geopolitics are very much interlinked", Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency, told Reuters. The fear that this could risk the future supply from the region has led to an increase in price.

People 'Trailer Park Boys' actor John Dunsworth dies at 71
Author: 0 'Trailer Park Boys' actor John Dunsworth dies at 71

Dunsworth's death was announced on Twitter by his daughter and Trailer Park Boys co-star Sarah. "With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. He played the character or Mr. Lahey since the show's inception on Canada's Showcase channel in 2001. Lahey was a trailer park supervisor who was in a relationship with Randy.

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