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by | October 27, 2017 | 03:23

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were unable to contain their laughter during a segment on President Donald Trump boasting about his intelligence and civility. But the president did accuse the media of reporting "fake stories " and "a lot of bad things" he said are untrue. "In the second grade I actually gave a teacher a black eye", he wrote , "I punched my music teacher because I didn't think he knew anything about music and I nearly got expelled".

by | October 27, 2017 | 03:18

The commission announced Thursday it was looking into whether a 2013 law exempting group financing payments from its controlled foreign corporation law violated European Union treaty laws against state aid. "Financing income is often used as a channel for profit shifting by multinationals, given the mobility of capital", the Commission said. The Commission said EU Courts provide that an exemption from an anti-avoidance provision can amount to a selective advantage under EU law.

by | October 27, 2017 | 03:14

The popular discussion site, which has struggled with how to monitor and remove vitriolic and offensive content in the past, said in a statement that it had chose to retool certain rules and regulations that were "too vague" and ban material that "encourages, glorifies, incites, or calls for violence or physical harm against an individual or a group of people".

by | October 27, 2017 | 03:03

The budget deal, which was passed by the House on Thursday morning after the Senate approved it Wednesday night, is created to close a $2 billion budget deficit that has been the subject of contentious negotiations. The other was a portion of the potential law that would allow municipalities to opt out from hosting one of the new mini-casinos. If they apply for all three within the first 90 days, they will receive a bundle discount (as my cable operator would call it, the "Triple Play!") ...

by | October 27, 2017 | 03:03

Those from the right wing should refrain from making controversial statements about figures in our history without proper study ("BJP smarts as Kovind lauds Tipu", October 26). While a section of historians maintain that Tipu Sultan used to help Hindu temples by providing grants in his kingdom, another version backed by the BJP claims that the ruler forcibly converted people and ordered the loot and pillage of Hindu temples.

by | October 27, 2017 | 02:51

Hezbollah has denounced new US measures against it, including a bill targeting the terrorist group's finances, calling it an "aggression" against Lebanon. The second imposes sanctions on Iran and Hezbollah for using civilians as human shields. It is classified as a terrorist group by Washington and on Wednesday the House of Representatives passed a resolution urging the European Union to do the same.

by | October 27, 2017 | 02:25

The other 46% is because there will be more births than deaths. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the country was home previous year to an estimated 65.6m people, and forecast that the population would rise to 70m in the middle of 2029.

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:37

A USA congressional committee on Thursday set a November 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a small Montana firm to fix damage to the utility's infrastructure caused by Hurricane Maria .

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:55

Neil Doherty, a deputy assistant administrator at the Drug Enforcement Administration, said the U.S.is seeing a "fundamental shift" from prescription-driven addiction to toward cheaper-to-obtain heroin , exacerbating the problem. "I had someone who guided me, and he had a very tough life because of alcohol". He added that "fentanyl people are really killers", but did not clarify to whom he was specifically referring, and said he has heard from many police chiefs that drug addiction "starts ...

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:28

As part of the plan to transition from hurricane response to hurricane recovery in the two US territories, the release said, the DoD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency determined, in consultation with Puerto Rico Gov. "We've got 44 linemen rebuilding power lines in your city & 40 more men just arrived". Zamot would have additional oversight over operations, and the financial oversight board has the authority to cancel Whitefish's $300 million contract , according to The ...

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:24

Actress Jordana Grolnick told Deadspin that Bush groped her in August 2016 as they posed for a photograph while she was working on a me production of " Hunchback of Notre Dame ". Earlier in the day, Bush apologized through his spokesman after actress Heather Lind accused him of sexually assaulting her in a since-deleted Instagram post .

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:26

According to court records, Sterling was found rotting in his baby swing after paramedics called to the couple's apartment on Hilltop Avenue in Alta Vista at around 1pm on August 30. An autopsy conducted on Sterling unearthed "maggots in various stages of development in his clothing and on his skin", according to the Des Moines Register .

by | October 26, 2017 | 23:23

Federal immigration officers intercepted the child as she and a cousin, who is a USA citizen, were in an ambulance being transferred between two hospitals so that she could receive emergency gall bladder surgery. Those people include her USA citizen cousin Aurora Cantu who accompanied her on the ambulance ride and her legal permanent resident grandfather who's lived in the country for 45 years.

by | October 26, 2017 | 23:10

The interim police Chief Brian Dugan and Buckhorn told police officers that they have brought "a sense of calmness" to the neighborhood where apparently random and fatal shootings took place near downtown Tampa. "It appears that they are walking toward where Benjamin Mitchell was, and then they are running away from the scene". Bradenton Herald will post the new video as soon as it is available.

by | October 26, 2017 | 22:55

He had been lodged in the Parapana Agrahara central jail here for the last 16 years. Abdul Karim Telgi was sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in 2006, besides being slapped with a whopping fine of Rs202 crore, for a fake stamp paper scam.

by | October 26, 2017 | 22:48

The department of telecommunications (DoT) has announced a series of measures for simplifying the re-verification process using Aadhaar numbers by offering the facility at the subscriber's doorstep and using one-time passwords (OTPs). However, a number of mobile consumers had cited inconvenience with the process, especially with the constant messages being sent by telecom operators to fulfill the compliance.

by | October 26, 2017 | 22:27

Lohanda: The second day, the devotees observe a fast for the whole day, which ends in the evening a little after sunset. After the worship of Sun God, offerings of kheer (rice delicacy), "puris" and bananas will be distributed among family members and friends.

by | October 26, 2017 | 22:10

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments to reporters came during a visit to Geneva in which he met United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura, who is trying to convene a new round of peace talks next month. "Iran has not been successful; the Russian government has been more successful". He has been accused of using chemical weapons against his own people and of overseeing the large-scale torture and murder of civilian detainees.

by | October 26, 2017 | 21:39

If Menendez is convicted and resigns his office before January 16, it could bolster Republicans' slender majority in the Senate, as outgoing Republican Gov. Menendez and Melgen have both pleaded not guilty to the charges. Cory Booker has also appeared in the courtroom but has not been called to testify.

by | October 26, 2017 | 21:29

In the 115th Congress, Larsen has led a series of hearings on growth in the drone and commercial space industry, modernizing the national airspace as part of the FAA's NextGen program, alleviating congestion and improving user experience at Sea-Tac and reforming aircraft certification to help USA manufacturers and transport products to market more quickly.

by | October 26, 2017 | 20:41

Investigators said they found an incendiary device and a powdery substance at the home of the other student. Both the device and powder were turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for further examination and to determine the chemical composition.

by | October 26, 2017 | 20:27

If you couldn't tell by his face, this little cutie is pleased to meet you. "He's super sweet and knows how to smile when you ask him to", the shelter posted on its Facebook page . 'Carrie and Dusty visited Cheech today, and Cheech wanted nothing but to cuddle with her and Dusty, ' said the shelter. Not to mention, Smiling Cheech went home with a pretty cool meme.

by | October 26, 2017 | 19:26

It plunged into the sea some 2-3 km off the island's Russian settlement, Barentsburg, having left from another settlement called Pyramiden. A Norwegian helicopter and rescue vessels were dispatched to the scene, he said , adding that no contact had been made with the chopper.

by | October 26, 2017 | 19:18

Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said on Wednesday that he was the Pakistan player who was approached by an alleged bookie during the one-day worldwide series against Sri Lanka earlier this month. Sarfraz Ahmed, under whom Pakistan have won nine of their 11 T20Is, described the ODI series win as satisfying and promised that there would be no let up in the shortest format.

by | October 26, 2017 | 19:08

Puigdemont said that would be an "affront" to Spain's constitution. Triggering the little-understood convention would allow Madrid to suspend the Catalonian regional parliament and seize full control. "It is an explicit renouncement of the October 1 mandate without any sort of compensation", the party source said. Spain was plunged into its worst constitutional crisis in decades after Catalonia held the independence referendum.