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People Jeremy Corbyn urges end to outsourcing 'racket'
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn urges end to outsourcing 'racket'

Carillion dominated today's PMQs, with Theresa May stressing that her government was a Carillion customer, not their manager, and that taxpayers were protected from bailing out the private company, which employed 20,000 workers in the United Kingdom and was the nation's second-largest construction company.

People Cape Town water ration to be slashed as drought bites
Author: 0 Cape Town water ration to be slashed as drought bites

A typical shower uses 15 litres per minute while a standard toilet consumes 15 litres per flush, according to WaterWise, a South African water usage awareness campaign. "The crisis has reached a new severity necessitating a series of new emergency measures", she said. Its breathtaking coastal views and majestic mountains attract tourists all year round.

People Couple accused of chaining up 13 children lived in North Texas
Author: 0 Couple accused of chaining up 13 children lived in North Texas

The video shows 54-year-old David Allen Turpin and 49-year-old Louise Anna Turpin being taken from their Perris home into police vehicles. When questioned why the kids were kept in the way they were, police said the Turpin parents were unable to provide a logical reason.

People Japanese Broadcaster Issues False Alert of N.Korean Missile Strike
Author: 0 Japanese Broadcaster Issues False Alert of N.Korean Missile Strike

But 38 minutes later, Hawaiian officials announced, it was a false alert. The state set up the ballistic missile warning infrastructure after North Korea demonstrated that its ballistic missiles had the range to reach the islands. "The safeguards used by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management ensure that when a warning message is issued Oklahomans should indeed begin to take precautions and that it is not a false alarm", said Fallin.

People Judge Declares Mistrial In Conspiracy Case Against Bundys
Author: 0 Judge Declares Mistrial In Conspiracy Case Against Bundys

That led government agents to begin rounding up his cattle, which prompted the armed confrontation. The Bunkerville standoff was a precursor to an early 2016 protest in rural eastern OR, where Ryan and Ammon Bundy and Payne led a 41-day takeover of a federal wildlife refuge and called for the USA government to turn over public land to local control.

People Olympics: Koreas to field joint ice hockey team, march together
Author: 0 Olympics: Koreas to field joint ice hockey team, march together

NORTH and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single " unified Korea " flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South. The meeting was held in the Peace House, located on the southern fringe of the Panmunjom truce village near the militarized border, a spokesperson for the South Korean Ministry of Unification told Efe news.

People Dáil to debate report on Eighth Amendment
Author: 0 Dáil to debate report on Eighth Amendment

The minister noted that, of the more than 3,000 women and girls who gave Irish addresses at United Kingdom abortion services, more than 1,200 were aged between 30 and 39 and 1,500 were aged between 20 and 29; 255 were 40 or over while 10 were under the age of 16 and 230 were teenagers.

People Saba Qamar talks about humiliation she faced at global airport
Author: 0 Saba Qamar talks about humiliation she faced at global airport

I feel so humiliated the way I am frisked. In a newly released video clip, the actress shares her ordeal of facing constant security checks at global airports because of carrying a Pakistani passport. I am glad that people in both India and Pakistan loved the film and praised my acting. But I was stopped. That day I realised is this the respect we have across the globe? This is our position.

People Pakistan used Jadhav's meeting with family as propaganda tool: Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Pakistan used Jadhav's meeting with family as propaganda tool: Sushma Swaraj

In Parliament today, External affairs ministry slammed Pakistan over Kulbhushan Jadhav family ill-treatment. Even Pakistan agreed for it this month (December). Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said India should go to war with Pakistan and split it into four parts. The upper house meeting has raised concern over the issue.

People PM Netanyahu and Moshe Holtzberg Unveil Plans for Living Memorial
Author: 0 PM Netanyahu and Moshe Holtzberg Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met top Indian CEOs at a business seminar in Mumbai . Moshe will accompany Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 18 for the inauguration of a memorial project dedicated to those killed in the 26/11 carnage.

People United Kingdom should rejoin EU after Brexit- EU Commission chief
Author: 0 United Kingdom should rejoin EU after Brexit- EU Commission chief

Mr Varadkar said it was hard to imagine the Belfast Agreement being made without shared membership of the European Union and the single market. Not involved in any plots with anyone. "I don't think it's anti-democratic for anyone to change their mind or have a second vote. I think that would be counter-productive". The Taoiseach also laid out a case for continued closed cooperation between Northern Ireland and the EU after the United Kingdom left - hinting that there was a strong ...

People ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California
Author: 0 ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California

Immigration Customs and Enforcement agency. Essentially, the local agencies will hold immigrants who have been arrested for other crimes and are in the country illegally, in custody for ICE. The congregation voted not to hide undocumented people, but to house them, hopeful federal agents would not raid a house of worship. It also prohibits California officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status.

People Extension sought to state of emergency powers in Turkey
Author: 0 Extension sought to state of emergency powers in Turkey

A senior Turkish official said the training of the new border force was the reason the USA top diplomat stationed in the country was summoned to Ankara last week, Reuters reported . A military statement said Turkish Gen. Hulusi Akar and intelligence chief, Hakan Fidan, would meet with Russia's military chief Valery Gerasimov to discuss regional security issues , developments in Syria and ongoing peace efforts for the war-torn country.

People China pork output edges up in 2017 from year before
Author: 0 China pork output edges up in 2017 from year before

The unexpected strength of the Chinese economy over the past year has supported a synchronized pickup in global growth while helping fuel the economies of Asia, for many of which China is the main export market. "I think growth will be 6.6 to 6.7 percent", said Wang Jun, chief economist at Zhongyuan Bank in Beijing. Domestically, an increase of more than 10% in retail sales over the 12 months was highlighted as the world's second largest economy attempts to reposition its output more towards ...

People YouTube star wins damages in landmark 'revenge porn' case
Author: 0 YouTube star wins damages in landmark 'revenge porn' case

Chambers has been outspoken about ending revenge porn and has shared her story on YouTube . "You will heal and move on - and you will not have to take those steps alone". Additionally, because her boyfriend uploaded the videos from his home in the United Kingdom, she would have to file a lawsuit there. Copyright for the films has been assigned to Ms Chambers and measures have been taken to ensure any remaining images and films of her in his possession are destroyed.

People After Suspending Military Aid, US Warns Pak To Act Against Haqqani Network
Author: 0 After Suspending Military Aid, US Warns Pak To Act Against Haqqani Network

Wells conveyed to her Pakistani interlocutors that the USA wanted to shift to a "new relationship with Pakistan" based on "mutual interest". She was told that relationship with the U.S. As a matter of fact, the bulk of these payments were reimbursements for Pakistani anti-terror operations in the tribal areas and logistical support for the USA in its war against terror.Total annual U.S.

People Winter storm underway for much of the region
Author: 0 Winter storm underway for much of the region

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued winter weather advisories and storm warnings for northern Georgia into Virginia and from MA to Maine. NWS meteorologist Dan Petersen said snowfall in central and north Georgia had ended, and the arctic cold front would now bring snow, frigid temperatures and frozen roadways across central North Carolina on Wednesday.

People Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held till trial
Author: 0 Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held till trial

Israeli Police said that several were wounded in the incident. Finally, the State of Palestine further requested the OTP to call upon all Israeli officials and forces to desist from any actions in respect of children that may amount to a violation of Israel's obligations under worldwide humanitarian and human rights law, and which furthermore may constitute a crime under the Rome Statute of the global Criminal Court.

People Senior girl allegedly stabs Class 1 student in Lucknow school
Author: 0 Senior girl allegedly stabs Class 1 student in Lucknow school

An FIR was registered after the police were informed about the incident on Wednesday. The boy was admitted to the Trauma Centre at King George's Medical University. The school authorities have also provided the footage from around 70 security cameras in the school and have been examined. The incident came to light when the discipline head set out to call the students for morning assembly.

People Uzbek Citizens Killed in Bus Blaze in Kazakhstan
Author: 0 Uzbek Citizens Killed in Bus Blaze in Kazakhstan

The ministry said the apparent accident had happened at 10.30am local time (0430 GMT), but provided no details about its cause. The identities of the victims are being established, Imankulov said. The ministry named the vehicle as a Hungarian-made Ikarus. It was unclear in which direction the bus had been travelling, but the route is widely used to transport Uzbek migrant workers to and from Russian Federation where they often work on building sites.

People India test-fires ICBM Agni-V
Author: 0 India test-fires ICBM Agni-V

Until recently, the longest range missile India had was Agni-III with a range of 3000-3500 km. "Agni-5" is most advanced missile in the Agni series with new technologies incorporated in it in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine.

People Fisherman Sues After Insane Boat Crash Is Caught On Video
Author: 0 Fisherman Sues After Insane Boat Crash Is Caught On Video

A GoPro camera mounted on the boat shows the passengers - Bryan Maess, Christopher McMahon, and Roni Durham - frantically trying to signal to the boat speeding toward them before making the quick decision to dive from the boat, a decision that likely saved their lives.

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