• New London pollution tax comes into force
New London pollution tax comes into force

Pre-Euro 4 vehicles are typically those registered before 2006, but Transport for London suggests that anyone who has a vehicle registered before 2008 check if it is liable for the charge. Friends of the Earth campaigner Jenny Bates told Sky News that a programme of "meaningful financial assistance" was urgently needed "to help drivers of the dir...

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  • Georgia Lawmaker Suggests Quarantining People Who Are HIV Positive
Georgia Lawmaker Suggests Quarantining People Who Are HIV Positive

Rep Price said: 'My thinking sometimes goes in odd directions, but before you proceed if you wouldn't mind commenting on the surveillance of partners, tracking of contacts, that sort of thing. Again, this is coming from both a state legislator and a listened doctor. "GLAAD is calling for a full apology for these remarks on behalf of all people af...

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  • Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk
Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk

Last year's walk raised more than $260,000 for cancer research and treatment. Between 10,000 to 12,000 people participated in the walk. As of Saturday morning, she still needed three more weeks of radiation. "Not only of your friends, but the entire community to come out and support you". "It's important to support the other survivors", she sai...

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  • Rakhine State's development lone solution to Rohingya crisis: Swaraj
Rakhine State's development lone solution to Rohingya crisis: Swaraj

The United News of Bangladesh agency reported that Swaraj said, "Myanmar must take back their nationals ... this is a big burden for Bangladesh". External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a meeting in Dhaka on Sunday.

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  • Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations
Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations

At the time , Rupert Murdoch and his sons, Lachlan and James , the top executives at 21st Century Fox , had made a business calculation to stand by O'Reilly despite the harassment dispute, the newspaper reported . The statement also claims that after Fox News chairman Roger Ailes was sacked in 2015, "dozens of women accused scores of m...

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  • Verizon shares rise premarket after third quarter beats market expectations
Verizon shares rise premarket after third quarter beats market expectations

The Cypress Capital Group holds 92,954 shares with $4.15M value, down from 111,245 last quarter. About 1.19M shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc . In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 1,830 shares of company stock valued at $88,828. 112 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldg holds 1.02 million sh...

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  • Warning of 'ecological armageddon' as number of flying insects drops 75%
Warning of 'ecological armageddon' as number of flying insects drops 75%

Researchers were aware numbers had been fallen, but they did not know to what extent. The "dramatic decline" in insects , as the scientists described it, was likely caused by the expansion of agriculture and pesticide use, as well as possibly climate change - and is representative of what researchers are seeing in ecosystems across the globe.

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  • Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases
Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

In total, 58 security officers died in the bloody string of attacks on military facilities, following suicide bomb attacks earlier this week that killed 74 people in three provinces. Eighty people were killed and 300 wounded in attacks on Tuesday in Afghanistan's southeast - the bloodiest day in the war-torn country in nearly five months.

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  • Free flu shots in Pinellas County
Free flu shots in Pinellas County

It is highly contagious and is among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada". Lastly, DOH reminds everyone not to spread germs: cover your mouth and nose with the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze. On Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 9a.m.to 4p.m.at the Kimberley Centennial Hall there will be a free flu shot clinic for those who qualify. ...

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  • Players, owners meet to discuss social issues in NY
Players, owners meet to discuss social issues in NY

Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff made a presentation to NFL owners similar to the one made earlier Tuesday to the players in an attempt to resolve the issues surrounding the national anthem demonstrations, a senior NFL official told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio.

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  • Three roofers in ME drop work to stand for national anthem
Three roofers in ME drop work to stand for national anthem

A photo of three ME roofers who paused while the national anthem played at a high school next to their job site is getting a lot of attention online. Since Cossar posted the image it has been shared almost 700 times. "We were raised to respect and honor our country", said Harrison. Harrison, the man on the far right of the photo later told...

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  • Terror attacks and European Union referendum fuel record rise in hate crime
Terror attacks and European Union referendum fuel record rise in hate crime

The rise, however, contrasts with a notable reduction in the number of people being prosecuted for committing hate crimes. Latest data show an increase of 29 percent, from 62,518 in the 2015/2016 period - the largest increase since police started registering hate crimes five years ago.

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  • Neither Aarushi Nor Hemraj Was a Bad Person: Uncle Dinesh Talwar
Neither Aarushi Nor Hemraj Was a Bad Person: Uncle Dinesh Talwar

They had shifted from their own apartment in which there daughter, Arushi was murdered. After the judgement of High Court, advocate of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar was delighted at the ruling and told NDTV, "My clients were sold over and over again and it was a herculean task for us to fight not only against the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation)...

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  • At least six dead after building crumbles downs in Bengaluru's Ejipura
At least six dead after building crumbles downs in Bengaluru's Ejipura

The building collapsed, trapping several people in the debris. Reddy said it was unlikely that the collapse had been triggered by an explosion as the cylinders in the building had no gas in them. The deceased have been identified as Sharavana (30) and his eight-month-pregnant wife, Ashwini (21), who lived in the ground floor of the building, The ...

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  • Why the US Has Such a Rocky Relationship With UNESCO
Why the US Has Such a Rocky Relationship With UNESCO

The U.S. withdrawal will take effect on December 31 2018, the State Department confirmed. US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the agency need a 'reform, ' while announcing America's withdrawal. In the USA, listed sites include the Statue of Liberty and Independence Hall, as well as national parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite. It ...

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  • Sabarimala temple case: Supreme Court refers matter to Constitution bench
Sabarimala temple case: Supreme Court refers matter to Constitution bench

Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan stated, basically, the Constitution Bench will choose whether the act of restriction on ladies is sexual orientation biased, violates their right to equality, and religious freedom. According to them, banning the entry of women would be against the basic tenets of Hinduism. The Constitution of India guarantees this right...

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  • Indian Twitterati pays tribute after Ashish Nehra announces retirement
Indian Twitterati pays tribute after Ashish Nehra announces retirement

The 38-year-old pacer, whose career was plagued with injuries and numerous comebacks, said that the decision to quit the game is not a hasty one and after giving a good thought, he chose to hang his boots. "At the end of the day, you are known for your cricket but at the same time, you must also remember a person who has been this humble throughout...

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  • Hacker Steals Joint Strike Fighter Plans in Australia
Hacker Steals Joint Strike Fighter Plans in Australia

The hack began in July a year ago, but the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) was not alerted until November. At the moment, QinetiQ Australia has 350 specialist staff located across Australia who use their know-how to deliver value solutions to Australian defence and government organisations across air, land, sea and information domains as w...

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  • Bilateral trade deal with Canada possible
Bilateral trade deal with Canada possible

Trudeau's meeting with lawmakers was private. -Canada deal that would leave Mexico out in the cold. Mexico joined in 1994 and has been a full member of NAFTA ever since. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, one of Trump's top trade advisers, downplayed the chances that a NAFTA termination would become necessary. Shortly after Videgaray was ...

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  • Air Quality a Concern as Smoke Drifts from Nearby Wildfires
Air Quality a Concern as Smoke Drifts from Nearby Wildfires

Sean Raffuse, an air-quality analyst at the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory at University of California in Davis, told the Reno Gazette-Journal that early estimates project the fires have already produced about 10,000 tons of PM2.5. "Air quality has improved throughout the Bay Area, which is wonderful". "Even if we were to close schools, we have a...

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