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People Three pro-democracy activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 Three pro-democracy activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The 2014 Umbrella Movement was an unprecedented rebuke to Beijing as tens of thousands of protesters brought parts of Hong Kong to a standstill. Joshua Wong and his colleagues have been steadfast in their activism to promote democracy through non-violent means in the face of enormous pressure and risk to themselves.

People Union Budget 2018 : Government to fund 12% of EPF for new employees
Author: 0 Union Budget 2018 : Government to fund 12% of EPF for new employees

In a major push towards creating a more formal economy and roping in more females into the country's workforce, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said his government would contribute 12% of the employees' contribution towards provident fund for all new jobs across sectors.

People Female shooter opens fire in SCHOOL - casualties reported
Author: 0 Female shooter opens fire in SCHOOL - casualties reported

Police determined that the shooting was an accident and booked the girl on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm. Just yesterday , another shooting occurred in an American public school; however, this time authorities are concluding that the incident was accidental.

Author: 0 (ADP), Rent-A-Center, Inc. (RCII)?

The business services provider reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.10. Capital Counsel holds 51,645 shares. (ADP) shares are down -0.17% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. It is managed by Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc.

People Federal judge rules Florida's lifetime ban on voting by felons is unconstitutional
Author: 0 Federal judge rules Florida's lifetime ban on voting by felons is unconstitutional

Florida is one of four states that permanently strips voting rights of anyone with a felony conviction. Tallahassee attorney Reggie Garcia, who represents felons who seek restoration of their rights, said any federal court ruling that interprets Florida's consitution and the application of clemency power and rules will increase awareness of the state's convicted felons.

People More Snow, High Winds On The Way, Winter Weather Advisory Posted
Author: 0 More Snow, High Winds On The Way, Winter Weather Advisory Posted

Lows Tuesday night will run in the teens and lower 20s. Meteorologists say temperatures Friday will remain below freezing as they're calling for a high of just 28 degrees. Cloudy, with a low about 34. Snow still remains the focal point toward the end of the week as another snow system moves in Wednesday night into Thursday , followed by leftovers of the lake effect snow spilling into Thursday and Friday .

People Syrians Win Permission to Stay in the USA, for Now
Author: 0 Syrians Win Permission to Stay in the USA, for Now

The decision to extend TPS is an acknowledgement that Syria meets the program's definition - a country still in the grip of a violent civil war. The Trump administration extended this status on Wednesday to the Syrians who have been in the USA since August 1, 2016.

People More Patrols for Super Bowl Weekend
Author: 0 More Patrols for Super Bowl Weekend

The crackdown is set to begin Thursday and continue through February 15, officials said. Additional emphasis will be placed on impaired driving. "This is fair warning: make the right decision, drive sober or be prepared to face the consequences".

People Trump SOTU Applause Depend Ranks 2nd-Highest of All
Author: 0 Trump SOTU Applause Depend Ranks 2nd-Highest of All

But an effective speech is not the same thing as an effective agenda, and right now there are no prospects for Trump's popular ideas getting enacted or even really considered on the Hill. Trump cancelled the program in September, but is now offering a 12 year path to citizenship that goes beyond DACA recipients, extending to all those who arrived in the country as youths and children and have grown up here.

People Nehal Hashmi disqualified from Senate
Author: 0 Nehal Hashmi disqualified from Senate

He was also fined Rs50,000 and disqualified from holding public office for a period of five years. On the other hand, Nehal Hashmi has been admitted to Rawalpindi Cardiology Center from Adiala Jail after he complained of chest pain. Following his speech, Nawaz Sharif sought Nehal Hashmi's resignation from Senate seat and also suspended his party membership. Speaking to media personnel after the Avenfield supplementary reference hearing was held, Captain (r) Safdar said that the feelings ...

People Two killed after rocket attacks on Turkey from Syrian enclave
Author: 0 Two killed after rocket attacks on Turkey from Syrian enclave

Eighteen people were wounded, including two who later died in a hospital. "Rockets landed in both Kilis and Hatay provinces, leaving 11 people injured, " the report said. A ninth suspect was killed during the operation to round up the group, they said. Speaking to the American evening news broadcast PBS Newshour, on Thursday, the Turkish envoy to the United States, Serdar Kilic said Washington is making a mistake helping the PYD/PKK Kurdish militants in Syria.

People Shujaa to face Samoa in Hamilton Sevens Opener
Author: 0 Shujaa to face Samoa in Hamilton Sevens Opener

Shujaa finished with 10 points after losing to Fiji in the fifth place semi-finals, a seven point improvement from their three point haul in Cape Town. Defending champions South Africa now lead the overall series by four points over New Zealand with Australia third. On paper the Blitzboks should have little trouble progressing to the knockout stages as England are now sixth in the standings, while Russian Federation lie a lowly 15th out of the 17 teams to have scored points to date and ...

People NDF guide Rafael Baylosis arrested in Quezon Metropolis
Author: 0 NDF guide Rafael Baylosis arrested in Quezon Metropolis

Police claim the pair were carrying.45 caliber pistols and ammunition at the time of their arrest. Philippine security officials have arrested a top consultant of the National Democratic Front rebel group, which led peace negotiations with the government a year ago.

People UIL realignment: Ryan, Denton still together in new District 4-5A DI
Author: 0 UIL realignment: Ryan, Denton still together in new District 4-5A DI

District 16 will be Richland Springs, Panther Creek, Cherokee, Lohn and Rochelle. The team downed Ozona and New Deal by double digits as a three-seed in the 2A Division I playoffs. What I wanted personally was a level playing field. The leading defensive players in terms of takeaways, including Bryson Daily at linebacker, also were underclassmen.

Author: 0 North Korea writes United Nations, accuses USA of causing tensions

Are organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang expecting the most promiscuous Winter Games in modern history? On the Asiana flight to South Korea's Yangyang International Airport, the North Korean athletes were with South Koreans who finished up a two-day joint ski training programme that began Wednesday at the North's Masikryong ski resort.

People US bans export of weapons, defense services to South Sudan
Author: 0 US bans export of weapons, defense services to South Sudan

In March a year ago, a United Nations panel of experts called for an arms embargo on South Sudan after it emerged that its government was spending oil revenue on weapons as its citizens faced starvation. "We can not stand by idly as innocent civilians are murdered and raped". South Sudan gained independence in 2011 but fell into a civil war in 2013, with tens of thousands killed and almost 4 million displaced since.

People Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack
Author: 0 Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack

They described chased Osborne down after he crashed the van and stumbled out of the driver's seat, telling how he smiled and said: "I've done my job, you can kill me now ". 'He left behind a wife, six children and two grandchildren. Ms Akhtar said her own son was "always asking where his grandad is and why he can not go to the park every day to play with him any more".

People Five shot in mass brawl between migrants in Calais
Author: 0 Five shot in mass brawl between migrants in Calais

France's interior minister said it was a level of violence never seen before among refugees in the region, warning the situation had reached a point that was "unbearable" for both refugees and residents. People smugglers make huge profits guiding mainly young men into Britain, via ferries or the Channel Tunnel. They are more and more guns, iron bars and other weapons being used.

People More than ninety migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast
Author: 0 More than ninety migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast

Ten bodies have washed up on Libyan shores so far, two of them Libyans and the rest Pakistanis, she said. At least two survivors swam to the shore, while another was rescued by a fishing boat, the spokesperson added. On the eastern Mediterranean route that connects Turkey and Greece, used by more than 1,000 people so far this year, no fatalities have yet been recorded in 2018.

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