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World Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Call Off 8-Day Bus Strike 'Temporarily'
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While the unions wanted a 2.57 times hike, the government offered only 2.44, resulting in the stalemate. "Our protests would continue across the state until our demands are met", said A Soundarrajan, a trade union leader. Apart from wages, the workers also cited other demands, such as pending dues for serving and retired personnel. "The strike is being temporarily withdrawn keeping in mind the welfare of the people of the state", he added.

World Trump hints at 'good relationship with Jong
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On Thursday, President Donald Trump speculated he and Kim Jong Un - the North Korean leader whose regime called Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard" and whose nation the U.S.is attempting to strangle economically - had a "very good relationship".

World Trump advisor refuses to leave CNN set
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While many panned Miller's CNN fight with Tapper, he did have one very big fan in his corner, President Donald Trump . During a Monday appearance on Fox News with Tucker Carlson, Miller said that CNN's claims that he was escorted from the set after ignoring requests to leave were "not true".

World Federal government awards San Diego $20 million for the homeless
Author: 0 Federal government awards San Diego $20 million for the homeless

Housing for homeless people in San Francisco got a boost Thursday when the federal government announced it is giving the city $9 million more than it did past year as part of its annual funding for homeless programs around the nation. San Francisco had a homeless population of about 7,500 in 2017, according to a Homeless Point-in-Time count survey, or a "homeless census" conducted by the city a year ago.

World PM interacts with economists, experts
Author: 0 PM interacts with economists, experts

Eyeing at exploring the different dimensions of the country's economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi , attended an interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts. On the issue of unemployment, experts opined that rate of education is contributing to higher number of jobless youth, thus, "As you educate more people, raise aspirations and you have to provide them with jobs".

World National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
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But just 15 percent of calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in the United States are labor-related. "We believe they will bring value to the service of this cause". Active law enforcement operations to target and stop child sex trafficking have already begun, Peterson said as lawmakers announced a new awareness campaign to address the problem.

World Mixed Reviews for California's Proposed Budget
Author: 0 Mixed Reviews for California's Proposed Budget

As part of his spending proposal , the budget summary suggested that more information about how LCFF money is allocated and spent by school districts could be required in the next fiscal year. Jerry Brown unveiled his 16th - and final - proposed budget as governor on Wednesday. Under Brown's plan, no community college campus would receive less money than it did under the 2017-18 formula.

World Chinese authorities demolish Christian church
Author: 0 Chinese authorities demolish Christian church

There are an estimated 60 million Christians in China , many of whom worship in independent congregations like the Golden Lampstand. The order to demolish the church reportedly came from China's top officials, who control the military police.

World Theresa May's new cabinet starters have work to do
Author: 0 Theresa May's new cabinet starters have work to do

But alongside Leadsom, Education Secretary Justine Greening , Conservative Party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin and Business Secretary Greg Clark are vulnerable. Britain is due to leave the bloc in March 2019, and although it has reached agreement on the key separation issues, the toughest talks on the future relationship have yet to begin.

World Baghdad shaken by natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border
Author: 0 Baghdad shaken by natural disaster on Iran-Iraq border

Seven had a preliminary magnitude of at least 5, while the eighth natural disaster was a magnitude 4. People in Kermanshah and Soomar cities rushed to the streets in panic as the temblors hit, local media reported. Kerman has also recently seen several quakes, ranging in magnitude from 4 to 6.2. Iran is located on major seismic faults and experiences nearly a quake per day on average.

World Deputies: Elderly couple busted with pot Christmas presents arrested again
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Investigators say a Tuesday search of the truck turned up 18-thousand dollars in cash. "A K-9 (service dog) was deployed and alerted to the presence of drugs". Their story took a twist when it later became public that their son, Justin Jiron, is a deputy state's attorney in Vermont. Patrick Jiron posted 10 percent of his $100,000 bail in York County, according to court records.

World Black Nazarene: Philippines holds major religious procession amid tight anti-terror security
Author: 0 Black Nazarene: Philippines holds major religious procession amid tight anti-terror security

Police spokeswoman, Superintendent Lucille Faycho, said the number of people attending this year's celebration is expected to be more than last year's estimated 18 million. "Filipinos who come to Quiapo... get a sense of being near the Lord, of the Lord touching them and of the Lord accompanying them... through hard challenges", Quiapo church parochial vicar Father Marvin Cruz told AFP.

World Steve Kerr Slams
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Slams "Irrational Nonsense" Of LaVar Ball Coverage

I've never had to talk to a parent who is upset about playing time. If the Lakers will have to renounce Randle's rights just to get under the cap threshold to sign their target superstars next summer, then, the thinking goes, they should trade him now to get some return on investment.

World EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Indonesia
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Tharoor, who worked in the UN and announced his retirement after finishing second in the 2006 election for UN Secretary-General, questioned the need to push for Hindi, which he pointed out was not even the national language of India. "It is not hard to get the support of two-third member-nations". It is also important to note that all the nations have to bear the expense of making Hindi the official language of India.

World Fugitive Yakuza Boss Arrested In Thailand After Full Body Tattoos Go Viral
Author: 0 Fugitive Yakuza Boss Arrested In Thailand After Full Body Tattoos Go Viral

Japanese gang member Shigeharu Shirai displays his tattoos at a police station during a press conference in Lopburi, central Thailand. His arrest apparently came after photos of him sitting around a checkers table were posted on Facebook in August past year by a Thai who was impressed by the man's tattoos.

World MEA confirms Doval-Janjua secret talks post Jadhav-family meet
Author: 0 MEA confirms Doval-Janjua secret talks post Jadhav-family meet

The statement comes days after media reports stated that NSAs Ajit Doval and retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua held a "secret" meeting in Thailand on December 27. While these are official meetings, sources said there have been several under-the-radar meetings with top officials in the Indian establishment. During the meeting, Janjua reported raised the issue of targeting of civilians along the Line of Control while Doval spoke of infiltration.

World Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail
Author: 0 Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail

He was sentenced to three years and a half of rigorous imprisonment on January 6. As per reports, the two were sent to Rachi jail after they picked up a fight with a neighbour Sumit Yadav and snatched Rs 10,000 from him on 23 December. However, the latest revelations have drawn criticism from rival JD (U). Lalu said Makar Sankranti was round the corner and requested for bail. He said that they will roam around in the jungles for 2-3 days, after getting released from the jail.

World Turkey summons top USA envoy over Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey summons top USA envoy over Syrian Kurds

Citing local sources, Turkey's Hurriyet Daily News and official Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday that Ankara summoned Washington's charge d'affairs Philip Kosnett over the U.S.'s continued support for the People's Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia that has dominated the Pentagon's efforts to battle the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria.

World California Rep. Darrell Issa not seeking re-election in 2018
Author: 0 California Rep. Darrell Issa not seeking re-election in 2018

Scott Lewis, editor-in-chief of NBC 7's news partner, Voice of San Diego , doesn't rule out Issa's retirement benefiting the GOP come election day. Nervous enough to send out blatantly racist flyers encouraging people to vote against the two Democratic candidates for the District 111 House seat.

World Hospital Bosses To Update Health Minister On Overcrowding
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The Health Minister has insisted "no effort or resource is being spared" to improve the overcrowding situation in hospitals . Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised to patients who have experienced long delays and waits on trolleys in emergency departments.

World OR at No. 17 Arizona tops the Pac-12 this week
Author: 0 OR at No. 17 Arizona tops the Pac-12 this week

After Sunday's home game against Arizona , the Beavers get No. 8 OR in a home-and-home battle next weekend. It's a matchup of opposites, with the Wildcats featuring a dizzying offensive attack spearheaded by a three-headed monster of Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier and Rawle Alkins-who score 20.4, 19.6 and 15.6 points per game, respectively.

World U.S. to Open Formal Inquiry on Americans Sickened in Cuba
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Cuban officials have dismissed as "science fiction" the notion that some kind of sonic weapon was used. The US determined the attacks occurred in diplomatic residences of United States diplomats, as well as in Hotel Nacional and Hotel Capri.

World Trump offers condolences to Denver shooting victims
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The two civilians were not identified, but Sheriff Spurlock said they sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Riehl was killed and a fourth officer was wounded. Students had been warned about Riehl , a former student, in November and told that if he or his auto were spotted on campus, they should contact campus police immediately because of social media posts critical of professors at the school.

World Zuma to set up commission to probe influence-peddling
Author: 0 Zuma to set up commission to probe influence-peddling

President Jacob Zuma's possible removal was not discussed by the ANC's new national executive committee (NEC) at their first meeting in East London on Wednesday, Business Day reported . But the priority was not "alienating his KwaZulu-Natal support base". A former labor-union activist, businessman and lead negotiator in talks to end apartheid in the 1990s, Ramaphosa may be playing a long game in his bid to remove Zuma.

World New York City terror suspect facing federal charges, USA attorney office says
Author: 0 New York City terror suspect facing federal charges, USA attorney office says

According to the report, Akayed spoke very little during his appearance in federal court. Police stand guard inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal near the scene of an explosion December 11, 2017. President Donald Trump and GOP leadership have publicly opposed this policy and have said the practice should be halted as part of any comprehensive immigration reform.

World Extreme Avalanche Risk Leaves Thousands of Tourists Stranded in Ski Resort Town
Author: 0 Extreme Avalanche Risk Leaves Thousands of Tourists Stranded in Ski Resort Town

The resort website says: "Without question, it is inadvisable to engage in ski touring, freeriding and snowshoe hiking outside marked and open pistes". Janine Imesch of the Zermatt tourism office said power has been restored after a temporary outage. A British skier remains missing in the French Alps ski resort of Tignes in Savoie, which is under red alert for avalanches.

World Abe leaves for Baltic and E.European tour
Author: 0 Abe leaves for Baltic and E.European tour

The Japan-South Korea deal was a promise between countries. Officials noticed the panel was missing from the Boeing 747, one of two jetliners used by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for foreign trips, after it flew from Tokyo to its base on the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, a spokesman for the Japan Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) said.

World European Union top lawyer says Romania must accept gay partners
Author: 0 European Union top lawyer says Romania must accept gay partners

Although the decision has been approved by members of the ECJ, a final decision is still to be approved in a full court case. Wathelet issued the opinion in regards to a 2010 case involving a Romanian citizen named Adrian Coman who married his American husband, Claibourn Robert Hamilton, in Brussels in 2010.

World Winter Weather Advisory till 8am — Metro Detroit Weather
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory till 8am — Metro Detroit Weather

Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 1am and 3am. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Blustery, with a north wind around 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Saturday: Sunny with a high near 30. Sunny, with a high near 61. MONDAY: Mostly cloudy and cold with a 20 percent chance for a few afternoon showers.

World Kansas City Chiefs: 3 Bold predictions for Wild Card Round vs. Titans
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs: 3 Bold predictions for Wild Card Round vs. Titans

Tennessee appeared to come into the game at a disadvantage because its starting running back, DeMarco Murray , was out with a knee injury. "I lost it. Derrick Henry added a career-high 156 yards rushing and another score for the Titans . Tennessee Titans' Marcus Mariota just pulled off one of the most insane plays in National Football League history .

Author: 0 Tarsus Group (TRS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

In a note shared with investors on 8 January, Deutsche reconfirmed their Sell rating on shares of Ocado Group (LON:OCDO). Egerton Capital (Uk) Llp holds 7.88% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. The stock decreased 0.76% or GBX 21 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2727. About 24,466 shares traded. Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) has 0.00% since January 9, 2017 and is.

World Democrats are sworn in as senators
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But, Senator Shelby's office tells WAAY 31 no one from Jones' team ever asked Shelby to do the honor. After the swearing-in, Biden is expected to speak at a gathering for Jones that will include friends, family and supporters , according to an ABC News reporter .

World Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip
Author: 0 Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip

Along with Modi, the Israeli Prime Minister will participate in an Indo-Israeli CEOs' meet and address the Raisina Dialogue Series before moving to Gujarat where they are scheduled to launch projects. Ties between the two countries have flourished in numerous realms in recent years. He said Modi and Netanyahu would hold talks on a wide range of matters and "I am sure (the Palestine issue) is also going to come up".

World Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Candidacy For US Senate
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Senate. On Tuesday, Arpaio formally announced his candidacy for the open Senate seat vacated by Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona), a top Republican critic of Trump who railed against the president in his fiery retirement speech on the Senate floor in October.

World Did Hina Khan Compare Shilpa Shinde To A CALL GIRL?
Author: 0 Did Hina Khan Compare Shilpa Shinde To A CALL GIRL?

Hina talks to Vikas about Shilpa. Hina has garnered lots of negative publicity due to her behaviour inside the house and comments on other celebs outside the house. Shilpa destroys Hina's mug and wins the task. "Secondly, she is cooking for everyone and third, if someone abuses her she doesn't reply". Sneha Wagh is an avid watcher of the show and loves to share her opinion about the contestants on Twitter.

World Freedom protesters in Iran will eventually prevail, but they need our help
Author: 0 Freedom protesters in Iran will eventually prevail, but they need our help

The meeting between Zarif and the three European parties to the landmark 2015 agreement comes after Iran warned the world today to prepare for the withdrawal of the United States . During the talks, the Italian politician called for preserving and supporting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear deal signed between Iran and six world powers.

World Nigel Farage calls for second referendum on European Union membership
Author: 0 Nigel Farage calls for second referendum on European Union membership

Opinion polls suggested Britons remain roughly evenly divided on the subject. "My mind is actually changing on all this", he said. He said that pro-Europeans such as former prime minister Tony Blair "will never ever ever give up". Clegg, the former deputy prime minister and Lib Dem leader, tweeted: "I agree with Nigel". Rather, he thinks that Leave's mandate would increase with another referendum because so many more people would vote for Brexit than last time.

World United States interfering in Turkey's internal affairs: foreign ministry
Author: 0 United States interfering in Turkey's internal affairs: foreign ministry

Halk Bank executive Mehmet Atilla, 47, was convicted of five counts, including conspiracy. Though the verdict did not have a major impact on the Turkish stock market or the currency, some experts emphasize the critical factor will be what kind of penalty American financial authorities, such as the U.S.

World Italy, Germany nab 160 alleged mobsters, seize assets
Author: 0 Italy, Germany nab 160 alleged mobsters, seize assets

Carabinieri police said "dozens" of public administration officials were among the 169 people arrested. According to a 2013 "Threat Assessment on Italian Organised Crime" report by Europol , the 'Ndrangheta is one of the world's most powerful organised crime groups and is believed to now operate across Europe, South America, Africa, North America and Oceania .

World France's Macron proposes law to combat fake news
Author: 0 France's Macron proposes law to combat fake news

What spooked critics the most was a proposal that would allow judges during election campaigns to block content deemed to be fake news, shutting down user accounts and even entire websites found to be peddling fake news. Since becoming president he has also accused one Russian Federation channel of sowing disinformation about him via its website. President Macron said that during elections, tougher rules will be put on content shared on social media.

World State's medical pot program looks to be safe
Author: 0 State's medical pot program looks to be safe

In 2013 the Obama administration announced that it would not stand in the way of states that chose to legalize marijuana. Raids of medical marijuana establishments continued after the memos went out, but the amendment put an end to those raids and to other federal efforts to shut down licensed medical dispensaries.

World Courtney Act Sashays Into The
Author: 0 Courtney Act Sashays Into The "Celebrity Big Brother" House

Many eagle-eyed fans took to Twitter to address the big change, which also resulted in a new format. Looking back on that moment, she said: "I caught sight of my reflection in a camera lens - and saw myself, well turned-out, in a sharp suit, and looking confident and I thought: 'This is awful".

World Notice to son before Lalu Prasad Yadav's sentencing
Author: 0 Notice to son before Lalu Prasad Yadav's sentencing

After his conviction in fodder scam case, Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad was prisoner no. 3351 at the Birsa Munda Central Jail. The court was expected to pronounce the quantum of the sentence today, a day after it reopened after winter break, but deferred the sentencing to Thursday.

World Illegal African Migrants Leave or face Jail
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While minors and their parents will be exempt from the action, all other migrants who do not accept $3,500 to voluntarily leave Israel by the end of March will be denied temporary visas and locked in a Negev prison facility. "We don't know what is waiting for us (in Rwanda and Uganda)", he told Reuters by telephone. The PIA said they have the option of returning to their home country or a third country, with Rwanda or Uganda being proposed destinations.