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People Michael Gove apologises for inappropriate Harvey Weinstein joke
Author: 0 Michael Gove apologises for inappropriate Harvey Weinstein joke

Weinstein is under police investigation in Britain and the U.S., and was sacked from his film company this month, amid an avalanche of sexual harassment claims, and several rape allegations, dating back decades. The First Minister of Scotland tweeted: "Women being abused and raped is not a laughing matter. Don't trivialise sexual assault". Mr Gove's apology comes after he was heavily criticised for the comments.

People Revanth Reddy quits TDP
Author: 0 Revanth Reddy quits TDP

He reportedly asked Revanth to wait until the meeting with media is over, so that they can speak about the incidents in recent past. Several TDP leaders including state president L Ramna and M Narasimhulu were demanding that Revanth be expelled from the party for his open moves to cross over to Congress.

Author: 0 Former President Obama to serve jury duty in Cook County

Former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference last month. "His safety will be uppermost in our minds", Evans said. CNN has reached out to Evans and Obama's representative, but has not heard back. While Bush was not selected, he sat through the process and posed for photos with other candidates. Obama's less than popular successor President Trump was similarly called up for jury duty in August of 2015 in NY, which he arrived at in his stretch limo and was ...

People Catalan police chief sacked as Madrid takes steps to impose direct rule
Author: 0 Catalan police chief sacked as Madrid takes steps to impose direct rule

Spanish prosecutors say that top Catalan officials could face rebellion charges as soon as Monday. Thousands celebrated the declaration of independence on the streets of Barcelona, Catalonia's regional capital. Shortly afterward, Spain's Senate gave the central government in Madrid the power to take direct control of the region and fire its separatist government.

People Congress urges EC to probe poaching claim by Gujarat Patidar leader
Author: 0 Congress urges EC to probe poaching claim by Gujarat Patidar leader

In his complaint, he said that the BJP leaders tried to break him away from the PAAS, which has been agitating for quota for the Patidar (Patel) community, and purchase him "like a slave". "To this, Jivabhai said that he has been regularly helping us and had even given us Rs 10 lakh to organise a function for women", the Narendra Patel voice said.

People The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Bottom Line Declines 5% In Q3
Author: 0 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Bottom Line Declines 5% In Q3

The company said it incurred about $12 million in hurricane-related costs in the quarter. If the published price targets set by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for GT is $46.

People Royal Canadian Legion's poppy campaign kicks off Friday
Author: 0 Royal Canadian Legion's poppy campaign kicks off Friday

Funds raised from the campaign will be going back into communities across the country to help support veterans and their families. Canon David Kennedy, Sub-Dean of Durham Cathedral says, "We are delighted to be able to host a Garden of Remembrance by the DLI Boer War memorial, close to the entrance of the Cathedral".

People Indian quadcopter shot down along LoC
Author: 0 Indian quadcopter shot down along LoC

In November, an Indian drone was targetted by Pakistani troops at the Aagahi post area in the same Rakh Chakri sector. "Use of armed drones can lower the threshold for conflict, since it can encourage military misadventures, especially in the backdrop of irresponsible discourse about limited military operations below the strategic threshold", Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria told reporters here.

Author: 0 Trump to shrink tribal Bears Ears National Monument, Hatch says

The Republican senator said in a statement that he is "incredibly grateful" Trump called him to say he is approving Zinke's recommendation on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante national monuments. The view from Comb Ridge is pictured in Utah's Bears Ears area of the Four Corners Region, Utah, US, December 18, 2016. She said both Trump and Zinke spoke to Hatch and Utah's other USA senator, Mike Lee, during the course of the meeting.

People In London, Vikings to start Keenum at QB vs Browns
Author: 0 In London, Vikings to start Keenum at QB vs Browns

Teddy Bridgewater hasn't been added to the active roster, and the team is being careful about his return from a massive knee injury 14 months ago. Diggs has missed the last two games with a groin injury, but got in a pair of full practices to end the week and Keenum talked about having him back in action.

People Chinese Scientists warn North Korea to move test site
Author: 0 Chinese Scientists warn North Korea to move test site

Two days after the briefing in Beijing, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho announced suddenly at the United Nations in NY that Pyongyang might consider detonating a " most powerful" hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. On Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reported that North Korea was only one of the countries that sent its congratulatory message to China as other countries and parties have also sent word.

People You own: Game New Zealand to Eminem Scam pays Wellington
Author: 0 You own: Game New Zealand to Eminem Scam pays Wellington

A spokesman for the rapper said he did not initiate the lawsuit which was initiated in 2014. "We believe there is a very strong verdict and warning for people around the world of soundalics or use", said Adam Simpson, a Sydney lawyer representing eight style editors Mile Eminem.

People John Lewis wishes a 'Happy Birthday' to 'Madame President' Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 John Lewis wishes a 'Happy Birthday' to 'Madame President' Hillary Clinton

Trump Jr. thought he might get negative information on Clinton, but none was offered. The Uranium One deal, which has been fraught with pay-to-play allegations is also back into the mix since we now know that the Obama administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew the Kremlin was bribing their way to control the Canadian mining company-Uranium One.

People White House: Trump plans to make choice for Fed next week
Author: 0 White House: Trump plans to make choice for Fed next week

One woman, who is involved in a lawsuit related to accusations that Trump groped her, had the day before subpoenaed his campaign for all documents relating to "any woman alleging that Donald J. Hours earlier, however, Sanders said that she "wouldn't use the Washington Post " as a source in response to the outlet fact-checking the administration's claim that Sen.

People Pres. Trump greets kids in Oval Office for early Halloween treats
Author: 0 Pres. Trump greets kids in Oval Office for early Halloween treats

The White House was pushed to defend Trump's handling of such calls after Rep. (D-Fla.) said that Trump told the widow of one of the four USA soldiers killed in Niger earlier this month that he "knew what he signed up for". 'These are lovely, wonderful children, ' said the president, a father of five himself. He added that he bet they treat them well, and that the press corps had done well as parents.

People President Kovind heaps praises on Kerala
Author: 0 President Kovind heaps praises on Kerala

This is a state with an appreciable track record in public health and education, and is a front-runner in our country's quest to achieve total literacy. "I understand that the government is making efforts to bridge the digital divide and provide free Internet connections to two million poor families by using a new optic fibre network", he said after launching the state's ambitious Technocity project at Pallippuram near here.

People Mamata Banerjee challenges Aadhaar in Supreme Court, hearing on Monday
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee challenges Aadhaar in Supreme Court, hearing on Monday

The West Bengal government on Friday approached the Supreme Court against the Centre's move to make Aadhaar mandatory for the benefits of various social welfare schemes. "It's a direct attack on privacy", she had said. An Aadhaar card, containing a 12-digit identification number, is issued to individuals after collecting their biometric data such as retina scan and fingerprints.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-Un sends terse congratulatory message to China's Xi Jinping

Trump reportedly congratulated Xi that the Communist Party Congress drew global attention and ended successfully, adding he paid close attention to major policies presented by Xi at the congress. "China is helping us and maybe Russia's going through the other way and hurting what we're getting", Trump said of the North Korea situation. Analysts debated the significance of Kim's message, with some noting that such friendly personal greetings are rare for the North Korean dictator, while ...

People Kenya's poll body postpones voting in protest-hit counties
Author: 0 Kenya's poll body postpones voting in protest-hit counties

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted Thursday's rerun vote and disrupted efforts to open polling stations in some areas, compelling the election commission to delay voting in several western regions where anti-government sentiment is strong.

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