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by | November 17, 2017 | 01:27

The strike by 12,000 college instructors, librarians and counsellors has cancelled classes for a half million students provincewide, including tens of thousands in Southwestern Ontario. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said the government is looking at a "range of options" to get students back into the classroom. "I'm available to my students all the time", she said, adding it's often harder for her part-time colleagues to put in face-time with students.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:16

Mohammad Hafeez , the Pakistan allrounder, has been suspended from bowling in worldwide cricket by the ICC after an independent assessment found his action to be illegal. He underwent assessment at England's Loughborough University on Nov.1. Hafeez won't be able to bowl in the tour of New Zealand but he might be allowed to bowl in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) subject to permission from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:13

Army Sector Commander Sachin Malik said they will continue the operations till the militancy is here. It is worth mentioning that the security forces had last month also arrested three terrorists at different places of North and South Kashmir.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:14

And despite a slowing of emissions growth in India and China, global emissions are growing. "Global commitments made in Paris in 2015 to reduce emissions are still not being matched by actions", said Glen Peters, a research director at Cicero who led one of the studies.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:08

Opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested in September, and charged with treason over an alleged plot to take power with the connivance of foreign powers. The decision is the latest in a series of moves against the main opposition party. She and her sister also fled, fearing arrest after the government accused them of conspiring with the Central Intelligence Agency.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:08

Incidentally, the policy switch was first announced by Safari Club International , a hunting advocacy group that teamed up with the National Rifle Association to sue to block the 2014 ban. Conservation groups on Thursday decried Trump's decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:43

And the share of adults who say the economy is very good (30%) has tripled in the past three years. In May 2017, 44% Indians said they would prefer Modi as prime minister, in a survey of 11,373 individuals at 584 locations in 146 parliamentary constituencies spread across 19 states by New Delhi-based political research organisation Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS).

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:42

His representative, cleric Abdolhossein Moezi, told state TV after visiting Kermanshah province that more relief was needed. The 7.3-magnitude quake struck in the remote border area between Iran and Iraq late Sunday. "I call on all governmental and military officials and all NGOs to help the Housing Foundation and do not do separate work". Maj Gen Mohammad Ali Jafari, head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said that the immediate needs were tents, water and food.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:26

But after being called on to "unverify" racist accounts, Twitter announced a change. Now Twitter says an account may become unverified if it's found to be " promoting hate and/or violence ", "inciting or engaging in harassment", threatening violence, or promoting hate groups.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:26

She said there was "no particular reason" they made a decision to stick the message on the back of the truck. "This is nothing", she said. "It's just our freedom of speech and we're exercising it". "We are aware Troy is interested in abandoning his responsibilities as Sheriff weeks after being elected to serve Fort Bend", Olson campaign spokesperson Chris Homan responded.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:25

The Kentucky Republican said that because of the seriousness of the charges, he was calling on the Ethics panel to immediately investigate the senator's actions that led to the indictment. "To those who were digging my political grave so that they could jump into my seat, I know who you are and I won't forget you", he added. The Republicans have a thin, 52-48 edge in the Senate as they try to push through President Donald Trump's agenda.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:26

Russian Federation said Tuesday it is talking to the United States about renewing the mandate of experts working to determine who was responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but the USA says Moscow won't consider the American draft resolution.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:48

On the other side, one woman opposed to the doll threatened to boycott Mattel saying, "As a Christian, I find your decision to make a Hijab wearing Barbie offensive and in poor taste". There's no reason a hijab-wearing Barbie wouldn't have a place in the doll collection of a kid who never plans on wearing hijab. After becoming the first US athlete to wear a hijab during the Olympics previous year, Maplewood's own Ibtihaj Muhammad made history again this week when she became the ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:29

Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz filed two separate petitions in the Court seeking immunity from appearances before the NAB Court. Mr. Sharif, in his application, had asked to be exempted from trial hearings as the next spell of his wife's chemotherapy is about to begin.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:27

It comes as the MPs began the second day of line-by-line scrutiny of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which will transfer EU law onto the domestic statute books. Ex-chancellor Ken Clarke - who was afforded rare applause in the House of Commons by Labour MPs at one point during Tuesday's debate - branded the Government amendment "ridiculous and unnecessary", adding: "It could be positively harmful to the national interest".

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:28

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, a charity organisation which is independent of Thomson Reuters and which operates independently of Reuters News, said she had been on holiday and had not been teaching journalism in Iran. Labour accused the Environment Secretary of bungling after saying he did not know what Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was doing in the country. This was a deviation from the United Kingdom government's official position, which is that the imprisoned Brit was in Iran for a holiday, ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:22

At the regular press conference on November 15, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that Song's main task in North Korea is to give a briefing on the recently concluded 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:20

South Korean media described him as a 29-year-old computer repairman from Texas who hoped to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In this November 14, 2017, photo, a visitor looks at a map of North Korean town at the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:16

As we know, Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie is " Padman ", which will release on 26 January 2018. The actress recently took to Twitter to share a post in appreciation of her co-star. This film is not less than a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham, the person who began a revolution in his village by providing hygienic sanitary napkins to the women.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:18

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative coalition could lose two seats at by-elections next month after a lawmaker resigned Saturday because he had likely inherited British citizenship from his English-born father. and to also ensure that we accommodate the legitimate concern of many Australians for there to be appropriate levels of religious protections". "So that's the goal", he said.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:18

Trauth said that all Greek fraternity and sorority activities at Texas State have been suspended as a result of this tragedy. Ellis passed away in his sleep November 13 off campus, following his fraternity's initiation. The Texas State Police Department has offered assistance in this ongoing investigation. My thoughts are with his family, friends, and the Texas State Community.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:09

In the video, the unidentified woman is first seen leaning through the window and stealing a soda cup, which she then fills at the machine. About 22 minutes later, she comes back with a box, leaves it at the window, and goes to another door to pick it up on the other side.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:09

One of the detained migrants, a young man named Victory, says he was sold at a slave auction. Zeid sounded the alarm on Tuesday after a probe by United Nations monitors who visited migrants held in State detention centres in Libya at the start of the month.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:04

In the ad that the BJP was forced to drop, a visitor approaches a store and the staff comments: "Sir pappu bhai aaye lagte hain (seems Pappu has come)". The BJP too fought elections in many states, be it Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Haryana... all the major states they contested were without a face. "They asked us to remove or replace it", a senior BJP leader said.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:01

Campbell is on death row for the April 2, 1997 fatal shooting of Charles Dials in Columbus. Members of the OH execution team tried to find veins in the arms and right leg of death row prisoner Alva Campbell for about 25 minutes before stopping.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:52

President Donald Trump has called the issue "Watergate, modern-age", and his surrogates and supporters say it amounts to the "real Russian Federation scandal". "The accusation is predicated on the charge that Secretary Clinton approved the sale", he said. Smith also claims that the majority of the donations to the Clinton Foundation came via Frank Giustra - a mining financier who sold his stake in the uranium company before it was sold and before Clinton became secretary of State.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:46

The president also urged Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to fulfill promises she made during her national address in September, in which she vowed to begin a verification process to repatriate those who have fled the country. During the news conference, Suu Kyi was asked to explain why she had not spoken out more strongly over the plight of the Rohingya, as the Nobel peace prize winner's perceived failure to speak up has damaged her worldwide reputation as a stateswoman.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:45

The spiritual leader will be traveling to Ayodhya on Thursday to meet the Hindu and Muslim parties to the dispute to explore the possibilities of resolving the issue through mutual negotiations. This was more in accordance with the line taken by senior RSS functionary Ram Madhav, who is now BJP national general secretary. He said that during Chandrashekhar Singh's regime a similar effort was made to solve the long due dispute.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:38

In the middle of " Know Yourself ", Drake paused and told his DJ to stop the music. The rapper was captured on Instagram stopping mid-song to call out a fan in the crowd for allegedly groping other audience members at a post-concert performance at Sydney's Marquee nightclub.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:38

Russian Federation has militarily supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while the United States has at times backed Syrian rebels against him, though the recent U.S. In September, Kim called Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard" after the US President threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend the United States.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:37

Greed is the third of the seven deadly sins, so it's no surprise that Pope Francis will not be driving the gold and white Lamborghini Huracán that the luxury auto manufacturer donated to the Vatican on Wednesday. (A Huracan already sells for upward of $200,000). Pope Francis' new auto definitely looks like an angel! The Huracan sports auto, which boasts a 610 metric horsepower, was blessed by the pontiff, who bent to scrawl his signature on its gleaming bonnet before it was sent off to ...

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:37

Others on social media noted the irony of Trump's choice of an imported refreshment - Fiji Water - during a speech in which one of the main themes was a pledge to reduce United States trade deficits with foreign nations. Social media definitely noticed the moment, as did Rubio, Trump's former presidential primary rival. Twitter immediately blew up with jabs and jokes at the president, reminding users about the campaign moment.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:35

It is claimed that Silva is heavily tempted by a move to Goodison Park, but will accept Watford's decision if they refuse to let him go. 'It would have been a fabulous job, but it just didn't feel right. There is not believed to be a release clause in the former Hull boss' contract at Watford , but there are whispers that Silva would welcome an approach from Everton , despite having been Watford manager for just 12 games.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:36

On trade with ASEAN countries, Modi said India wants to build land, sea and air connectivity to this dynamic region and that work is already on in the construction of the tri- lateral highway through Myanmar and Thailand to connect to other countries in South East Asia.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:30

Born on 15 November 1886 in Nashik to Reverend Sorabji Karsedji, a missionary and Francina Ford, Cornelia was one among nine children. Sorabji was also the first woman to graduate from Bombay University. Law - a profession that is dominated by men, women have gone ahead and broken that glass ceiling and taken things head on. When widowed, purdahnashins were often entitled to their husbands' estates, but their isolation prevented them from seeking legal help to enforce their rights, it ...