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Chancellor Philip Hammond 'says public sector workers overpaid'

Chancellor Philip Hammond 'says public sector workers overpaid' Mr Hammond refused to be drawn on whether he said " overpaid " in an interview with the BBC's Andrew Marr, but conceded that public sector workers get a 10% "premium" over the private sector. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has also spoken against the official government position, telling the Sunday Times ministers need to respect the independent bodies that review public sector pay a... [Full Article...]

U Leaders Slam RJD; Say Arrogance would Lead to their Downfall

U Leaders Slam RJD; Say Arrogance would Lead to their Downfall Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Friday said his son Tejashwi, accused of corruption, would not resign as Bihar deputy chief minister. Available on Android and IOS. With Nitish Kumar at the head of the ruling coalition in 2017, the JD (U) has made it clear that there was no alternative to the Yadav family either convincing the public about Tejashwi's innocence or exiting the g... [Full Article...]

Pakistan launches 'major' military operation against Daesh in tribal areas

Pakistan launches 'major' military operation against Daesh in tribal areas Khyber 4 seeks to target terrorist hideouts in what the DG ISPR called "the most critical area in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)". "But, no other force will ever have boots on the ground in our country". "Once this operation is completed, we will first secure the worldwide border on our side and eliminate the hideouts of various terrorist groups", Ghafoor added. [Full Article...]

TV and movie veteran Martin Landau dead at 89

TV and movie veteran Martin Landau dead at 89 Martin Landau , one of the most celebrated actors in Hollywood, with a career that spans film and television and almost 60 years, died on Saturday, July 15, 2017 . ". I played more things, had more fun and", he told journalist Tim Teeman . A gifted mimic trained in method acting, Landau had thoroughly researched the role. [Full Article...]

Indiana Police release sketch of suspect in 2 killings

Indiana Police release sketch of suspect in 2 killings On Monday, the state police released this detailed sketch of who they say is believed to be connected to the slayings, saying the "composite drawing is the result of information received during the course of this ongoing investigation". It is speculated that the evidence being released could help identify the man in a cellphone picture taken by the girls, who police say is the prime suspect. [Full Article...]

India set to elect new president

India set to elect new president After the PM and Shah vote, MPs have begun queueing up in Parliament to cast their vote. Lok Sabha MP and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya have been permitted to cast their votes in their state. [Full Article...]

Kremlin Warns US Must Return Diplomatic Compounds Without Conditions

Kremlin Warns US Must Return Diplomatic Compounds Without Conditions The Russian Foreign Ministry reportedly threatened on Friday to expel US diplomats and close American compounds in the country if the Trump administration does not return two Russian diplomatic compounds in the USA that were seized a year ago. [Full Article...]

Neighbor Shocked After Cosmo DiNardo's Cousin Arrested In Bucks County Killings

Neighbor Shocked After Cosmo DiNardo's Cousin Arrested In Bucks County Killings Dinardo then took the backhoe and drove it over Meo's body. That grave was far away from the 12 1/2-foot common grave where investigators found the other three - Dean Finocchiaro, 19, of Middletown Township; Thomas Meo, 21, of Plumstead Township; and Mark Sturgis, 22, of Pennsburg, Montgomery County - on Wednesday evening. [Full Article...]

Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith On Twitter 4 Years After Death

Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith On Twitter 4 Years After Death She has a small number 5, which was Monteith's character's football jersey number. Reports have stated that this time of year is always hard for Lea Michele , as it reminds her of the love she lost. And now Lea , who was dating Cory when he passed away, has shared an emotional tribute. Currently, she is working on a television project called The Mayor . [Full Article...]

US man admits killing four missing men

US man admits killing four missing men This undated photo provided by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office in Doylestown, Pa., shows Sean Kratz of Philadelphia . Jimi Tar Patrick , 19, was last seen on Wednesday. They were both last seen Friday. Newtown Township, Plumstead Township, Middletown Township Police and state police are all involved in the joint investigation, Bucks County Assistant District Attorney Gregg ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. Meeting Included Russian Lobbyist

Akhmetshin said Veselnitskaya brought with her a plastic folder with printed-out documents and that he was unaware of its content or whether they had been provided by the Russian government . Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that was purportedly provided by the Russian government. Futerfas said he had talked with the individual who came to the meeting with Veselnitskaya: "He is a U.S. [Full Article...]

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help The note read, 'Please help. "Please call my boss". It wasn't until someone actually took his notes seriously that the authorities were summoned to help the guy out. But this was no joke . The repairman , who was not identified, had gone inside the room housing the ATM to fix a broken lock on the door. While inside the small room, the employee forgot to hold the door shut, which is when ... [Full Article...]

Volume Gainer: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Volume Gainer: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Sumitomo Mitsui Incorporated has 0.04% invested in Delta Air Lines , Inc. Shares for $1.21M were sold by Bastian Edward H . Another trade for 43,717 shares valued at $2.22 million was made by HAUENSTEIN GLEN W on Wednesday, February 15. [Full Article...]

Chinese Citizens Evade Internet Censors to Remember Liu Xiaobo

Chinese Citizens Evade Internet Censors to Remember Liu Xiaobo Liu Yanzi, a Chinese writer in Osaka who translated Liu's poems and essays into Japanese, said she was devastated. "It's a blasphemy of the peace prize", Geng said. The newspaper had tweeted a since-deleted message in Chinese on Sina Weibo - Twitter's equivalent in China - mocking the global reactions to Liu's death: "The person's gone but a blockbuster tear-jerker is just on - we'll sit back ... [Full Article...]

Only two journalists are imprisoned in Turkey — Erdogan for BBC

Only two journalists are imprisoned in Turkey — Erdogan for BBC The events and ceremonies, which will be attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , will be open to the public. Erdogan said the claims his country persecuted journalists were lies, despite the fact that hundreds of press passes had been removed in the a year ago. [Full Article...]

Sinkhole Swallows Boat, Parts Of Two Homes

Sinkhole Swallows Boat, Parts Of Two Homes Surrounding homes were being evacuated as a safety precaution. Two dogs inside one of the destroyed homes were rescued. This is a breaking news story. But there was concern that the hole could expand to the lake near the homes, he said. Local electric utility company Duke Energy were working to get the power cut in the area. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter returns to work site after leaving hospital

Jimmy Carter returns to work site after leaving hospital That's where 21 homes are being built by Habitat at the site of the Winnipeg Police Service's former St. James district station. Carter , with his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter , left St. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter attends a news conference in New York November 5, 2013. This week's project building houses in several Canadian communities is the 34th time the Carters have pit... [Full Article...]

United States coalition vows to stick with Paris pact

United States coalition vows to stick with Paris pact On a national and global level, climate action by cities and states can make a big difference. Nutall said that while the United Nations welcomes the initiative from USA cities, states, and businesses, the challenge will be quantifying the effect of climate action from diverse and potentially overlapping actors, a process that will likely stretch well beyond this year's climate conference. [Full Article...]

Terror in Egypt as six woman tourists stabbed at a holiday resort

Terror in Egypt as six woman tourists stabbed at a holiday resort And Russia's Interfax news agency reported citing the Russian consulate that a Russian woman was injured, but several stab wounds she suffered were not life-threatening. Six people have been injured in a stabbing attack at a beach resort in Egypt. A motive for the attack has yet to be made clear, as details are still emerging. [Full Article...]

China Replacing Pakistan In India's New Nuclear Deterrence Policy: US Expert

China Replacing Pakistan In India's New Nuclear Deterrence Policy: US Expert Foreign Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said today, "We are ready to talk Kashmir with Pakistan , but no third party mediation.Our stand is absolutely clear". Karat said India has been seeking to join the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) on a priority basis and considers China as the "stumbling block" for this goal. [Full Article...]


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