Egypt has been brokering talks with Abbas's Fatah group to implement a deal signed in 2011 in Cairo with Islamist Hamas to end its dispute and form an interim government before elections. Punishing measures included reducing electricity payments for the Gaza strip and cutting salaries for civil servants there. Hamas agreed to dissolve the administrative committee it had formed in March previous year to run the daily affairs in the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling ...
Congress senior spokesperson Ajay Maken said the party would continue its fight until this draconian taxation regime is withdrawn. The way he is ridiculing common man, he doesn't know the hardship common person facing every day. "Who buys petrol. somebody with a auto, somebody with a bike". This hike in fuel prices is not justifiable. Fuel prices affect the prices of various other commodities in the market.
The operator of a company that provides deaf interpreters to Manatee County told WPTV that it was "horribly unnerving" for her to watch the press conference. There was outrage among the deaf community when it emerged that a sign language interpreter who warned about "bears and monsters" ahead of Hurricane Irma , was an amateur with no expertise for the role.
Hundreds of mayors stood on Saturday next to regional President Carles Puigdemont and Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau. Catalonia's regional government insists a vote will take place on October 1 but the Spanish government has vowed to block it, describing it as "unconstitutional".
Four people have died and a woman and two children are seriously ill in hospital after a lorry smashed through the central reservation on the M5. A force spokesperson said: "At just before 2.30pm, a lorry travelling southbound went through the central reservation and was in collision with at least two cars in the northbound carriageway".
Either way, it looks like this issue will be decided in the federal courts unless Congress shows some leadership and passes new DACA legislation. Immigration advocates say that's about 154,000 people nationwide. DACA was granted to about 800,000 recipients. The Oklahoma City Immigration Legal Services held two clinics Saturday at Catholic Charities to answer DACA holders' questions about their future living and working in Oklahoma.
Gov. Rick Scott ordered an emergency moratorium on Wednesday to prevent the facility from admitting new patients. The hurricane left ten million people without electricity in #Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. In Palm Beach County, a woman died and three men were in critical condition after authorities said carbon monoxide seeped in from a generator positioned just outside a home's garage on Thursday.
There are 321,786 registered voters in the constituency who will exercise their right to vote on Sunday. At least 44 candidates, including Begum Kulsoom Nawaz of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Dr Yasmin Rashid of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Faisal Mir of Pakistan People's Party (PPP), are contesting the election.
After defeating Sri Lanka by 9-0 under the captaincy of Virat Kohli , the Indian Cricket team is ready to take on the Australian Cricket Team in India . According to the Indian Meteorological Department as well as various other weather predictors, the threat of rain looms large in the city even as both India and Australia prepare for the opening game on Sunday.
Kim said Friday that the South Korean financial markets seemed to remain calm despite North Korea's latest missile launch, but the government will take immediate action, if necessary. "We strongly urge the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's ( DPRK ) to cease all provocations immediately, and reiterate our long-standing call for the DPRK to abide by its worldwide obligations and commitments", the Ministry said, referring to North Korea by its official name.
Protesters defending Confederate statues surrounded a monument of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, Saturday, but counter-protesters far outnumbered them, forming a crowd of several hundred people, CBS News' Paula Reid reported.
Dozens of hospital workers prepared a command center outside the building and gave red wristbands to patients with critical, life-threatening conditions and yellow and green ones to those who were in better conditions . The Florida Health Care Association , an advocacy group for long term care providers, Thursday called the Broward County deaths an "isolated incident" and "not representative of the larger long term care profession in Florida ".
Frenchmen Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut beat Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 at Pierre Mauroy Stadium. France is bidding for a first Davis Cup title since 2001, having lost three finals since with the most recent a defeat by Roger Federer's Switzerland in 2014.
While the elements of that plan have yet to surface, if it resembles previous proposals from Trump and House Republican leaders, it would provide benefits for the nation's highest earners, based on various analysts' estimates. House members discussed a goal for the corporate tax rate of 20 percent, Meadows said - a cut from the current 35 percent rate. "In order to get the size - the magnitude of the reductions that we want in the corporate and the individual rates and in order to get the ...
Submitted by Buckeye Rural . Georgia Power Mobile App - Download the Georgia Power mobile app for Apple and Android devices to access storm and outage information on the go. Typically, restoration workers don't know restoration times. They may be electrified by a downed line out of sight and conduct electricity over great distances.
This means that the manuscript predates a 9th century inscription of zero on the wall of a temple in Gwalior , India, which was previously considered to be the oldest recorded example of a zero. Radiocarbon dating this ancient text, which has been housed in the United Kingdom since 1902, revealed that zero was first recorded as early as the 3rd or 4th century, nearly half a millennium before its earlier recorded period.
CT lawmakers went home early Friday without approving a two-year, $41 billion budget that would have created new taxes and fees but wouldn't have included increases in the sales or income taxes. Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman Nick Balletto released a statement after the budget vote. Duff said he doubts the three even read the 1,000-page Republican document prior to voting for it, and noted the proposal does not include financial assistance for homeowners with crumbling concrete ...
The hurricane was forecast to pass east of the North Carolina coast Monday and stay offshore from Virginia to New England. It's still too early to tell whether Lee or Maria will have any direct impact on the Lowcountry. Wind shear continues to limit growth of Jose, but forecasters say the warm water it is rising over is keeping the storm at hurricane strength. The peninsular region that's home to the twin resort cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo was hit about two weeks ago ...
The opposition Congress, too, mounted a scalding offensive against Modi, saying the launch of the venture ahead of the Gujarat election followed a pattern of the prime minister announcing economic packages and projects before state polls. "It is only timed with the Gujarat elections in mind.This is nothing but a 'chunavi bullet train",' Kharge told reporters in New Delhi. Party sources acknowledged that the launch of the bullet train project could consolidate urban votes in the BJP's favour.
Power is expected to be restored to most of the state's west coast customers by the end of the day September 22, excluding the aforementioned exceptions. "Virtually all of our facilities in the area are on generator power because commercial power has not yet been restored", said spokeswoman Mindy Kramer.