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U.S. consumer inflation up 0.4 pct due to surging gasoline prices

U.S. consumer inflation up 0.4 pct due to surging gasoline prices The Fed has increased borrowing costs twice this year, encouraged by a tightening labor market and strengthening economy. The so-called core CPI advanced 0.2 percent in October. The fiscal stimulus will come at a time when the economy is nearly at full employment. A key gauge of underlying producer price pressures that excludes food, energy and trade services also rose 0.4 per cent last month. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Smith says she'll run in 2018

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Smith says she'll run in 2018 Gov. Mark Dayton confirmed Wednesday that he's chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace resigning Sen. Dayton picked Smith, who was his chief of staff, to be his running mate as he began the campaign for a second term. Zephyr Teachout, a Democrat who ran for governor of New York, said in an op-ed in the New York Times that she was left with a sense of that "something went wrong" when Franken announce... [Full Article...]

A Victory for Clean Elections in Alabama Special Senate Election

A Victory for Clean Elections in Alabama Special Senate Election Madison County went from 650 absentee ballot requests for the run off election in September to 3,411 for the special election, which is five times the number of request made three months earlier. Roy Moore will always vote with us. Those disclosures have led to swings in pre-election polls , prompting the voting rights advocates to sue to ensure all the votes cast are accurately counted. [Full Article...]

Hiten Tejwani dresses up like Arshi Khan

Hiten Tejwani dresses up like Arshi Khan Recently, during the luxury budget task, Vikas lashed out at Akash Dadlani, Priyanka Sharma and Hina Khan and tried to evoke emotions out of them by saying nasty things on their faces while the contestants gulped down his every insult. "She does this always". Also, as the captain, she was already safe this week. "She pretends to be 28, 29". Stay tuned for more gossips and news on Bigg Boss 11... [Full Article...]

Trump Loyalist Omarosa Manigault Newman Resigns

Trump Loyalist Omarosa Manigault Newman Resigns Her title during her year in the White House was assistant to the president and communications director for the Office of Public Liaison. Ms. Manigault Newman "resigned yesterday to pursue other opportunities", Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

U.S. says WTO losing focus because it is litigation-centered

Without naming the U.S., an official statement said, "India is surprised and deeply disappointed that despite an overwhelming majority of members reiterating it, a major member country has reneged on a commitment made two years ago to deliver a solution of critical importance for addressing hunger in some of the poorest countries of the world". [Full Article...]

Spokesman: Roy Moore 'Probably' Thinks Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Spokesman: Roy Moore 'Probably' Thinks Homosexuality Should Be Illegal TAPPER: You don't actually have to swear on a Christian bible, you can swear on anything, really. "Because you have to swear on the Bible", Crockett replied . At a rally in Midland City, Alabama, Monday night, Moore's Vietnam buddy Bill Staehle defended the candidate's character by telling a story about how they accidentally entered an underage brothel. [Full Article...]

Staffordshire Police rated 'good' for legitimacy and leadership

Staffordshire Police rated 'good' for legitimacy and leadership It also said the force "has a good understanding of how to use its coercive powers fairly and respectfully". Carson Arthur, of the campaign group StopWatch , said the disproportionality in the use of stop and search reflected its history as a tactic employed in conjunction with drug laws to disrupt and control black and minority ethnic communities in Britain. [Full Article...]

Iranian President Reiterates Tehran's Continued Support for Palestine

Iranian President Reiterates Tehran's Continued Support for Palestine In a statement released on Tuesday, Iranian lawmakers strongly condemned the USA president for recognizing al-Quds as Israeli capital and called on Muslim nations to break off ties with the Tel Aviv regime and lower economic ties with the United States. [Full Article...]

Ireland issues warning to David Davis over Brexit agreement

Ireland issues warning to David Davis over Brexit agreement Davis himself pledged to convert last Friday's deal into "legal text" as soon as possible after he spoke to the European Parliament's Brexit point man. But will Britain live up to those promises? Davis Monday tried to mitigate the fallout, insisting his words had been "completely twisted". Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr this morning, David Davis said: 'This was a statement of intent m... [Full Article...]

ISP trooper shot in the head during chase in Jeffersonville

ISP trooper shot in the head during chase in Jeffersonville Investigators said Kays pulled a gun and shot at the trooper on West Park Place, not far from Main Street. He was later found at his home in Jeffersonville and taken into custody. Additional information about the incident or the suspect were not immediately available. "Keep out trooper in your prayers and hopefully the prognosis we had early on continues to be for both the trooper and the susp... [Full Article...]

Court orders South Africa's leader to pay legal costs

Court orders South Africa's leader to pay legal costs Later on Wednesday afternoon, the court is expected to rule on whether Zuma is legally compelled by the Chapter 9 office to set up an official inquiry into state capture. The president is unpopular with many investors after sacking respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan in March, a move that hit South African financial assets and helped tip the country's credit ratings into "junk" territory. [Full Article...]

Window from U.S. military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa

Window from U.S. military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa One boy has minor injuries from particles that have leapt from the ground. Last week, a part of another USA military helicopter fell on a nearby kindergarten roof, but no one was injured . The US government wants to move Futenma, the largest Marine base in Okinawa, to a more remote location on the island. Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga has led the campaign to get the base off the island, wh... [Full Article...]

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence Council members in York have voted not to renew Uber's operating licence, condemning the ride-hailing company to its third United Kingdom city ban in as many months. More than half of them were attributed to Uber. The tech firm now faces legal battles in three major United Kingdom cities after having its license suspended in London in September and Sheffield last week. [Full Article...]

Jammu-Srinagar Highway closed due to heavy rain, snowfall, flight operations suspended

Jammu-Srinagar Highway closed due to heavy rain, snowfall, flight operations suspended The Jammu Srinagar highway is the only road which is open the entire year and connects Kashmir to the rest of the country. Ten days ahead of the traditional Chilai Kalan phase of winter, high-altitude regions in Kashmir received fresh snowfall, while rain poured upon the plains, on Monday. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu honour killing: Six sentenced to death for killing Shankar

Tamil Nadu honour killing: Six sentenced to death for killing Shankar Out of six accused, one is the father of the girl, S. Kausalya , whose husband Shankar was murdered in 2016. Principal district and sessions court judge Alamelu Natarajan also awarded a double life sentence to one Stephen Dhanaraj and five years' imprisonment to M Manikandan, who was charged with harbouring the accused persons, sources said. [Full Article...]

Congress tackles martial law extension

Congress tackles martial law extension Esperon says now is the ideal time to annihilate terrorist groups such as the Maute, Abu Sayyaf, even the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA). Duterte's plan to extend martial law in Mindanao, saying, "Wala man tay dili maayo nga experience sa martial law (We do not have any bad experience on his martial law)". [Full Article...]

For Narendra Modi, a sensational end to a gruelling campaign

For Narendra Modi, a sensational end to a gruelling campaign Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi called Modi's seaplane ride a "distraction" and said the real question is what the government has done for the people of Gujarat in the last 22 years. PM Modi boarded the single-engine sea-plane from near the Sardar Bridge connecting the old city with Ahmedabad West, the first-ever flight by such a craft in the country. [Full Article...]

PM Modi shakes hand with Manmohan Singh at Parliament attack memorial event

PM Modi shakes hand with Manmohan Singh at Parliament attack memorial event Apart from Pawar, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and Congress member Ghulam Nabi Azad also condemned Modi for the allegations against Singh. Pawar was speaking at a public rally jointly organised by the Congress and the NCP in Nagpur to focus on issues relating to agrarian crisis. [Full Article...]

NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official

NKoreans say it is important to prevent war — United Nations official Senior United Nations official Jeffrey Feltman speaks with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong Guk (not pictured) at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on 6 December 2017. Feltman said both sides agreed the situation on the Korean Peninsula is "the most tense and unsafe peace and security issue in the world today". North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported la... [Full Article...]


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