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People Demonetisation was a black day for our economy, democracy: Manmohan Singh
Author: 0 Demonetisation was a black day for our economy, democracy: Manmohan Singh

Congress leaders said it was party vice-president Rahul Gandhi who persuaded Manmohan Singh to travel to Gujarat and address a press conference. He also called demonetisation " organised loot and legalised plunder " and stated that none of the objectives outlined during its announcement have been met.

People Alabama turning to Dylan Moses, others at LB
Author: 0 Alabama turning to Dylan Moses, others at LB

Hamilton suffered a season-ending ACL injury in the SEC Championship Game last season. Injuries haven't slowed the Tide this season. Alabama has been playing without outside linebackers Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis since the opening 24-7 win over Florida State in Atlanta.

People Kenya election: Petition filed challenging Kenyatta victory
Author: 0 Kenya election: Petition filed challenging Kenyatta victory

The Mwau petition which is set to be heard in four days has caused mixed reactions on social media and we have sampled some of the reactions for you. Among other things, the petition contests the inclusion of a minor candidate who had been declared bankrupt in the poll, and also asserts that the electoral commission should have conducted fresh nominations ahead of the vote after a first presidential election in August was annulled.

People 2017 set to be among top 3 hottest years — United Nations weather agency
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It says that the recent few years of unusual warmth were caused by the "long-term global warming trend" with temperatures getting a helping hand from the El Niño weather system during the 2016 period. Many scientists say the 1.5C limit is already slipping out of reach because of insufficient action by governments to cut emissions so far. The Accumulated Cyclone Energy Index, which measures the intensity and duration of these events, showed its highest ever monthly values in September this ...

People Mamta Banerjee slams GST as Great Selfish Tax on Twitter
Author: 0 Mamta Banerjee slams GST as Great Selfish Tax on Twitter

Her remarks came just two days ahead of the first anniversary of demonetisation, that the Opposition has chose to observe as " Black Day" across the nation. Let us also change our Twitter DP to black' . Party sources said GST, demonetization and linking Aadhaar with phone and bank accounts would be some of the biggest issues at the winter session of Parliament.

People Nawaz Sharif arrives at court for trial in corruption case
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Nawaz Sharif left the accountability court after his counsel, Khawaja Haris, completed his arguments before the bench hearing references filed against him while hearing of the NAB references cases against Nawaz's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar were still being heard in the court.

People Kerala 'love-jihad case': Hadiya happy, in good health, says NCW chief
Author: 0 Kerala 'love-jihad case': Hadiya happy, in good health, says NCW chief

Referring to Rekha Sharma's statement that Hadiya is safe and no human rights violation has taken place, Josephine said the reality will come to light when she appears before the Supreme Court . Sharma mentioned that now that she had met Hadiya and is assured of her well being she will submit her report to the centre within a week. Hadiya's father had claimed that Muslim organisations were planning to take her overseas and make her join the Islamic State group.

People Gunmen 'storm Shamshad TV' in Afghanistan's Kabul
Author: 0 Gunmen 'storm Shamshad TV' in Afghanistan's Kabul

The TV station, Shamshad TV , stopped normal programming and instead transmitted a still image as the attack took place. It is not clear how many were left dead or injured; ambulances and security forces have arrived in the area. Agha says first attacker was a suicide bomber. Special truck scanners, barriers and permanent and mobile checkpoints have been rolled out across the city.

People Dead Nigerian Women Found in Spanish Warship
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The victims, who are mostly teenagers, aged 14-18, are believed to have been sexually abused and murdered as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean. Of them, 111,552 (nearly 75%) came via the Central Mediterranean route to Italy. According to the BBC , Italian authorities are questioning five migrants.

People Man arrested after traveling to White House to kill 'all white police'
Author: 0 Man arrested after traveling to White House to kill 'all white police'

A little more than an hour later, Secret Service officers spotted Arega on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue and arrested him "without incident", spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw said. Monday by the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland to be on the lookout for Michael Arega. She told them that he had stopped taking his prescribed medications and had discovered "troubling messages" on his Facebook page.

People Carter Page suggested Trump travel to Russian Federation during presidential campaign
Author: 0 Carter Page suggested Trump travel to Russian Federation during presidential campaign

Page was interviewed in March for several hours as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to take it over. "I've been in a lot of meetings with him, and I've learned a lot from him, but never actually met him face to face". Page was interviewed for seven hours last Thursday by members of the House of Representatives' Intelligence committee, which is probing Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and possible ...

People Angry wife accuses husband of affair; causes plane to be diverted
Author: 0 Angry wife accuses husband of affair; causes plane to be diverted

In a freakish incident, an inebriated Iranian woman passenger, travelling on Qatar Airways' Doha-Bali flight, forced the crew members to divert the plane to Chennai on Sunday. She also misbehaved with the crew members of the flight who tried to calm her down. The Doha, Qatar flight to Bali had to land in Chennai , India to offload the family.

People NYPD detectives accused of raping teen in custody resign
Author: 0 NYPD detectives accused of raping teen in custody resign

Officers Eddie Martins and Richard Hall would have nearly certainly been fired had they stuck around for their departmental trial, which was scheduled to begin Thursday. Martins allegedly told the young woman that he and his partner were "freaks" and asked her "what she wanted to do to get out of the arrest", according to the DA's office.

People Feds to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants
Author: 0 Feds to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants

Recognizing the difficulty facing citizens of Nicaragua - and potentially citizens of other countries - who have received TPS designation for close to two decades, Acting Secretary Duke calls on Congress to enact a permanent solution for this inherently temporary program.

People Queen's offshore fund investments revealed
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The Queen voluntarily pays income tax on revenue she receives. "We operate a number of investments and a few of these are with overseas funds". All of our investments are fully audited and legitimate. The Dover Street VI fund closed December 2014 and has sold off its holdings and remunerated investors since, although based on available data it's unclear what the Duchy has received - although a June 2008 letter included in the leak shows the Duchy was entitled to US$361,367, on which it paid ...

Author: 0 Is James Comey On Twitter? Funny You Should Ask

Back in March, reporter Ashley Feinberg blew Comey's cover with her Gizmodo story, "This Is Almost Certainly James Comey's Twitter Account". Just last month, he tweeted a photo of himself standing in the middle of an Iowa road, wearing running shoes, which he captioned: "Goodbye Iowa".

People House weighing 'host of ideas' in tax bill revision, Ryan says
Author: 0 House weighing 'host of ideas' in tax bill revision, Ryan says

Another contentious provision virtually repeals the deductibility of state and local taxes, drawing rebukes from Republicans representing high tax states like NY and New Jersey. The bill represents the top legislative goal for President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans eyeing tough midterm elections next year. Carried interest is a share of an investment fund's profits - typically about 20 percent beyond the return guaranteed to investors - that goes to the general partners of ...

People 'Bleak' assessment of toll of destroying North Korea nukes
Author: 0 'Bleak' assessment of toll of destroying North Korea nukes

The statement goes on to say that entering into a protracted and massive ground war with North Korea would be disastrous for USA troops and allies. It suggests a classified briefing would be required to discuss the details of how to eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons located in deeply buried, underground facilities and counter North Korea's ability to retaliate with chemical and biological weapons.

People Two children killed by vehicle crash at Sydney school
Author: 0 Two children killed by vehicle crash at Sydney school

The two children in cardiac arrest are now being transported to Westmead Children's Hospital for further treatment. Two children have been transported to Westmead Hospital. The female driver of the auto, who was thought to be in her 60s, was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests. Following news of the incident, parents rushed to the school to collect children and check on their safety.