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Global News Congress demands petroleum products, real estate be brought under GST
Author: 0 Congress demands petroleum products, real estate be brought under GST

Dubbing the tax as Gabbar Singh Tax, Gandhi said, "there is no need for five different taxes - India needs only one tax". Daring Rahul Gandhi to flag his criticism against Modi on demonetization, GST and terrorism in the Parliament, Yeddyurappa said the BJP will give a befitting reply to all such insinuations.

Global News Israel's Patriot Missile System Downs Drone on Syrian Border
Author: 0 Israel's Patriot Missile System Downs Drone on Syrian Border

As per the conditions of the military coordination between Israel and Russia, the IDF apparently contacted Russian headquarters before launching its Patriot defense system. Israel and Syria are still technically at war after Israel seized around 1,200 kilometers of land in the Golan Heights from Syria during the Six Day War of 1967.

Global News Chicago To Host 2020 All-Star Weekend
Author: 0 Chicago To Host 2020 All-Star Weekend

They did not release any details about the content of that announcement. NBA commissioner Adam Silver , Bulls president Michael Reinsdorf , Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson, and Chicago Sports Commission executive director Kara Bachman will all be in attendance.

Author: 0 AT&T chief denies Justice Department asked for CNN sale

AT&T and Time Warner can walk away if the deal's not closed by April 22. "What gets discussed inside that [negotiating] room is highly privileged and I can not go there", he said. Even if those costs weren't passed along to the consumer, AT&T charging other companies more to broadcast those channels would still play a part in stifling competition.

Global News Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough
Author: 0 Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough

It is noted that the strikes were aimed at the Ministry of defense of Yemen. The coalition shut down Yemen's borders earlier this week after Saudi forces on Saturday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Huthis near the Riyadh airport.

Global News Grateful Rody thanks Putin for Russian weapons' aid
Author: 0 Grateful Rody thanks Putin for Russian weapons' aid

Despite activists having long criticised the United States for what they see as an unrelenting American control over the Philippines, Duterte changed his stance toward the U.S. But Aguirre and officials of the Bureau of Immigration under his office admitted they have yet to receive an order from Duterte banning the entry of the two USA lawmakers into the country.

Global News No odd-even scheme until Delhi govt proves it is effective: NGT
Author: 0 No odd-even scheme until Delhi govt proves it is effective: NGT

Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave a go-ahead to the odd-even scheme without any exemptions to two-wheelers, the Delhi government refused to implement it, saying they will approach the green court again on Monday. "This is not feasible to arrange such a large number of buses at this stage", a Delhi government statement said. "The odd-even will go on". Earlier, the state government had exempted the 2-wheelers and CNG-run vehicles from the odd-even rule.

Global News ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may be in Syria's al-Boukamal
Author: 0 ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may be in Syria's al-Boukamal

The report did not elaborate on how the soldiers heard about al-Baghdadi or what they were doing about the information. Reports that ISIS has lost its "last" stronghold in Syria may have been premature. The militant group overran swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq in 2014, but its self-styled "caliphate" has since been whittled down to a pocket of land along the border between the two countries.

Global News Arctic Blast to Bring Record-Setting Cold Starting Friday
Author: 0 Arctic Blast to Bring Record-Setting Cold Starting Friday

The temps were expected to plunge to 22 degrees early Saturday morning, which would shatter the mark for the record-low for November 11 of 28 degrees set in 1933. In JFK, temperatures dropped to 24, beating the 1973 record of 28 degrees. Boston isn't the only part of the country experiencing cold, according to the weather service.

Global News Veterans Day parade organizer dies
Author: 0 Veterans Day parade organizer dies

It's a glorious site - The bands, the floats, the flags and the energy combine for the salute of all salutes as our community's heroes stroll down N. Harbor Drive during the annual San Diego Veteran's Day Parade . The ceremony will honor veterans and Boy and Girl Scout candidates. The service of all US military veterans is saluted with the annual Veterans Day observance on Saturday, November 11, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Sonoma.

Global News China puts out the welcome mat to foreign businesses
Author: 0 China puts out the welcome mat to foreign businesses

Changes to foreign ownership rules on Chinese financial firms are effective immediately, a vice finance minister said on Friday. These latest steps announced are the biggest since 2007 when foreign banks were given green light to set up locally incorporated operations in the country.

Author: 0 Catalan Speaker in Madrid court

Van den Eynde said the judge's decision had come too late on Thursday for Forcadell that day, adding that she would remain in custody until at least Friday. A top Catalan lawmaker who spent the night in a Madrid region prison as part of a wide-ranging rebellion investigation stemming from the Spanish region's declaration of independence has been released after posting bail.

Global News Alabama Official Uses Bible to Defend Senate Candidate Roy Moore
Author: 0 Alabama Official Uses Bible to Defend Senate Candidate Roy Moore

But let's be clear: The allegations reported yesterday in The Washington Post are carefully sourced. Ziegler contends that the allegations against Moore are unlikely to impact his political run as he never had "sexual intercourse" with the 14-year-old girl in question, their relationship "happened nearly 40 years ago", and finally, "Moore fell in love with one of the younger women", namely his wife Kayla.

Global News What happened in apex court on Friday?
Author: 0 What happened in apex court on Friday?

Senior advocate Dushyant Dave had yesterday submitted that the medical admission matter, the genesis of CBI FIR, was being heard by the bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , and hence, he should not be involved with it either on the judicial or on the adminstrative side.

Global News Melania visits Great Wall, Beijing Zoo
Author: 0 Melania visits Great Wall, Beijing Zoo

And whether her critics are calling her attire " inappropriate " or her fans are raving, it's safe to say she always makes an impression. Mrs Trump gives a gift to Chinese children. She rode a cable vehicle to a watchtower, signed a guest book and strolled along a stretch of the wall for about half an hour with aides and security officers.

Global News Hazleton Area Students Honor Veterans With a Breakfast
Author: 0 Hazleton Area Students Honor Veterans With a Breakfast

Dinner will be served at 6 and is free for a veteran and one guest. "It brings awareness to the community and people who drive by our school every day that we want to honor the veterans that are here and everywhere really", says Katy Heller, a teacher at Chenango Bridge Elementary.

Global News Mueller Probing 2016 Flynn Meeting With Pro-Russia Rep. Rohrabacher
Author: 0 Mueller Probing 2016 Flynn Meeting With Pro-Russia Rep. Rohrabacher

Gulen, who has been living in self-imposed exile since 1999, strongly denies the accusations of involvement. The Wall Street Journal reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have questioned "at least four individuals" about a meeting last December in New York City, where Flynn and Turkish officials purportedly discussed forcibly removing Gulen from the United States.

Global News Auto hit pedestrians near Toulouse - Three injured
Author: 0 Auto hit pedestrians near Toulouse - Three injured

A suspect had been taken into custody after he rammed his auto into a crowd outside a college in Blagnac, near the city of Toulouse. French media said the driver, a 28-year-old man, was arrested several minutes later. More than 240 people have been killed in France since early 2015 in attacks by Islamist militants or assailants inspired by the Islamic State group.

Global News How to Use Portrait Mode on the iPhone X's Front Camera
Author: 0 How to Use Portrait Mode on the iPhone X's Front Camera

The Israeli company was founded in 2012 by Dr. David Medlovic, a Tel Aviv University professor and former chief scientist in the Israeli government. According to the complaint, Corephotonics reached out to Apple back when it was first starting up in an attempt to form a partnership.

Global News GST on over 200 items may be reduced today
Author: 0 GST on over 200 items may be reduced today

Many items which are in 28% category of GST are getting cheaper. The panel headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may also take decisions on rates, making compliance easier and giving more relief to small and medium businesses. At present, while manufacturers pay GST at 2 per cent, the rate for restaurants is 5 per cent. Traders now pay 1 per cent. As the state gears up for the GST Council meet here from Thursday, trade bodies in the northeast are looking forward to the two-day conclave ...

Global News Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China
Author: 0 Boeing signs deal to sell 300 planes worth $37 bln to China

China Aviation Supplies Holiday Company, the state-owned firm which does big orders for local airlines, signed the deal during a ceremony today, as part of the USA trade mission to China , and was signed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing commercial airplanes president and chief executive.

Global News China Pledges More US Soybean Imports
Author: 0 China Pledges More US Soybean Imports

Exports increased 11.7 percent to 12.41 trillion yuan, while imports surged 21.5 percent to 10.11 trillion yuan, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said. The import data came as China's Commerce Ministry set its 2018 crude oil import quota for non-state companies at 142.42 million tonnes, an increase of more than 50 percent, with markets expecting China to buy more crude this year.

Global News Manus refugees given 'two days to move' out of Manus Island accommodation
Author: 0 Manus refugees given 'two days to move' out of Manus Island accommodation

That facility was closed more than a week ago after the PNG Supreme Court ruled previous year it was unconstitutional, and authorities have warned they will move in using force if necessary if those remaining do not leave by the weekend. Journalist and detainee Behrouz Boochani said yesterday that: "I can feel in refugees' faces and voices that they are extremely scared". "The centre will not be reopened and it will be returned to its former function as a defence force facility", he said.

Global News GOP senators raise concerns over tax plan
Author: 0 GOP senators raise concerns over tax plan

Senate Republicans are also pushing to pass their own, separate plan , that lawmakers would have to reconcile if each chamber passed its own bill. The House bill eliminates the estate tax entirely. Republicans control 52 seats in the Senate, leaving only a slim margin of error. The tax legislation can only add $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years to the federal deficit to be considered under the budget reconciliation process.

Global News Woman Accuses Alabama Senate Candidate Of Sexual Contact When She Was 14
Author: 0 Woman Accuses Alabama Senate Candidate Of Sexual Contact When She Was 14

Corfman alleges that Moore approached her and her mother outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Alabama, offering to watch her while her mom went inside for a child custody hearing. In a written statement, Moore, 70, denied Corfman's claims. No, there's no denial in there. The Republican side of this race is now a complete mess.

Global News Jaya TV premises raided by Taxmen for alleged Tax Evasion
Author: 0 Jaya TV premises raided by Taxmen for alleged Tax Evasion

Officers have reportedly been checking the office of a Tamil daily Namadhu MGR and Jaya TV network. Jaya TV and Namadhu MGR were the mouthpiece of the ruling AIADMK but has become a strong critic of the state government following a rift between Sasikala and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami.

Global News AIG Hamid Shakeel among 3 martyred in Quetta blast
Author: 0 AIG Hamid Shakeel among 3 martyred in Quetta blast

He was heading the transport and telecommunication departments of police in the province. The blast occurred near a truck of rapid response force in which more than 30 troops were travelling on the national highway in the eastern side of the city.

Global News Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off Kolkata-Khulna friendship train
Author: 0 Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off Kolkata-Khulna friendship train

Bandhan Express, a fully air-conditioned weekly passenger train, will run between the two cities on Thursday. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also described it as a historic day for both the countries. Bangladesh and India are working to re-open pre-1965 rail links for freight transport, Hasina added. "I hope this fine display of mutuality of our relationship will further strengthen our bilateral relations".

Global News Taylor Swift Wins CMA Award for Song of the Year
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Wins CMA Award for Song of the Year

The band - who won vocal group of the year for the sixth year in a row - took the time to discuss their song of the year "Better Man", written by none other than Taylor Swift . "She couldn't be here tonight - but Taylor, wherever you are, thank you for this song and loving songs, and loving Nashville", Fairchild concluded.

Global News Three carriers to gather in the western Pacific for exercises
Author: 0 Three carriers to gather in the western Pacific for exercises

In recent months, U.S. Navy carriers have conducted dual-carrier strike group exercises in the Western Pacific , including in the contested South China Sea, East China Sea and Philippine Sea. This will be the first time in 10 years the Navy has carried out this type of exercise in the western Pacific. Three US aircraft carriers are set to conduct a simultaneous maritime drill in the Pacific in a massive show of force by Washington's navy amid threats emerging from North Korea.

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