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by | October 18, 2017 | 18:27

The Fair Hydro Plan reduced the average residential hydro bill by 25%, including a break on the provincial portion of the HST, and promises to hold increases to the rate of inflation for four years. Lysyk has also previously said having OPG manage that means there will be no impact on the province's net debt - now at about $312 billion - and she has suggested it may have been structured that way on objective.

by | October 18, 2017 | 19:05

Israel reportedly asked Russian Federation and the United States to install a 60 kilometre buffer zone in any ceasefire agreement for the Syria conflict. Russian Federation was kept informed of the Israeli action in real time, the IDF said. Gen. Mohammad Baqeri also said he was in the Syrian capital to strengthen cooperation with the Syrian army to "confront our common enemies, the Zionists and terrorists", referring to Israel and Sunni Muslim militants in Syria.

by | October 18, 2017 | 17:58

Friday night , mostly clear, with a low around 48. Highs will be in the upper-60s on Thursday , around 60 on Friday , in the upper-60s on Saturday , and around 70 on Sunday . Lows in the upper 50s. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Friday: Breezy. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Monday , showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73.

by | October 18, 2017 | 17:37

This was announced by the Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti in a press conference in Delhi. Summary: Later he got elected to the state assembly for the eighth time from Shimla (rural) constituency and was sworn as the chief minister on December 25, 2012.

by | October 18, 2017 | 18:50

Turkish national Metin Topuz, employed by the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul as a local worker, was remanded in custody over terrorism charges by an Istanbul court last week. As part of the negotiations aimed at normalizing Ankara-Washington ties, the USA delegation put forward a number of conditions, Turkish media outlets reported on October 18 citing a diplomatic source.

by | October 18, 2017 | 19:20

In another, he signaled that he might persuade him to back down. "Steve is doing what Steve thinks is the right thing", Trump said . The prospect of having to go up against Bannon to defend a slew of incumbents in primaries could push McConnell closer to the president, Zipperer said.

by | October 18, 2017 | 18:21

It has outperformed by 4.12% the S&P500. The company's 50-day moving average is 74.88GBX and its 200-day moving average is 92.97GBX. The new target price indicates a potential downside of -0.22% from the company's last closing price. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $80 target in Tuesday, December 8 report. Private Advisor Group Limited Company holds 14,105 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

by | October 18, 2017 | 19:07

A statement on the band's website said he died Tuesday night "with his beloved children and family close by". Since The Tragically Hip's first album in 1987, the band has provided a soundtrack for the lives of many Canadians. "What we in The Hip receive, each time we play together, is a connection; with each other; with music and it's magic; and during the shows, a special connection with all of you, our incredible fans", the band said a year ago.

by | October 18, 2017 | 17:19

The fine particles - which pose a deadly risk to asthma sufferers - scatter light of blue wavelengths more than red, giving a dusky appearance to the sky. Passenger aircraft also noted impacts from the airborne particulates with unusual odors reported on flights over the United Kingdom. Storm Ophelia: why is the sky yellow? Two EasyJet flights were diverted and two others requested expedited landings as a precaution due to stink, according to the Associated Press.

by | October 18, 2017 | 18:17

Earlier today, Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad Khan heard the matter during which Mufti Qavi fled the scene for dismissing his bail plea and chose to approach high court in this regard. "We will interrogate him for his alleged role in the murder of Qandeel before submitting a report to the court". While arriving at the court on Tuesday, Mufti Qavi had told journalists that he appeared today, will appear tomorrow and will continue to cooperate with the police and the courts.

by | October 18, 2017 | 16:57

This is related to concerns over exhaust odors and carbon monoxide in the SUVs. That briefly led some police departments to pull their Explorers out of use until repairs could be made. In July the city of Austin, Texas made a decision to pull 400 Explorers from its police fleet because as many as 20 Austin police officers had been found with elevated blood levels of carbon monoxide, enough that three remained off the job.

by | October 18, 2017 | 17:23

Pakistan has so far remained an obvious dominant over Sri Lanka in five-match ODI series, and in both previous two matches, beaten the latter by 83 and 32 runs respectively. While a day's break for an ODI game which needs another venue and it will be justified the logistical ease for the match Pakistan vs Sri Lanka , it does leave the defeated with little time so that the opposite team can go through some loss.

by | October 18, 2017 | 17:17

They have also been proposing the changes they can bring about, given the appalling wildfire of #metoo posts on social media which point toward a widespread and pervasive phenomenon of sexual crimes towards women. "So that's how we got here, I believe". But women are saying clearly that these kinds of things happen so often that accepting, combating or somehow navigating around such conduct has become a necessary part of workplace survival for almost all women.

by | October 18, 2017 | 16:37

The president also said his tax reform plan will provide tax relief for middle class Americans and he wants the tax code to be simplified enough that families will be able to do their taxes on a single sheet of paper. President Donald Trump spoke at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club meeting and credited the Founding Fathers for understanding that freedom doesn't come from government.

by | October 18, 2017 | 16:13

Trump's tweets revive his feud with Comey, whom he fired in May, and the Democratic opponent he defeated previous year. After Grassley and Graham made their disclosure, President Donald Trump accused Comey in a typical tweet of exonerating Hillary Clinton long before the investigation was over.

by | October 18, 2017 | 14:36

The total value of its holdings decreased 99.1%. Diamondback Energy, an independent oil and natural gas company. (NASDAQ:AAL) traded down 1.29% on Monday, reaching $52.02. Archford Capital Strategies LLC's holdings in American Airlines Group were worth $265,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. American Airlines Group Inc's Wall Street analysts see -17.71 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.92 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.2 ...

by | October 18, 2017 | 14:54

Having expressed his frustration at Chelsea's failure to land his top transfer targets during the close-season, Conte fears the English champions will struggle to cope with the demands of defending the title and competing in Europe. "Morata is a very good striker and the challenge for Chelsea is to keep him fit". But the 58 million-pound ($77 million) striker underwent full training on Sunday and Chelsea captain Gary Cahill indicated his return is imminent.

by | October 18, 2017 | 15:12

Parker highlighted that the Islamist threat was operating at an unprecedented scale, noting there had been a "dramatic" rise in terror plots, which had become increasingly hard to detect. The risk is further heightened by the possible return to Britain of citizens who joined the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, Parker said. The MI5 chief said that the did not want to be seen as " King Canute trying to hold back the tide of developing technology " but said that Facebook, Google, Amazon ...

by | October 18, 2017 | 14:56

Electronica seems like a fairly recent phenomenon, but in fact much of the musical genre's roots can be traced back a venerable 66 years to the German city of Cologne. Soon, the studio was known to be a breeding ground for musical innovation. The studio was home to musicians, artists, music composers from across the world who experimented with the latest equipment.

by | October 18, 2017 | 13:22

Slamming Trump's speech as a "rehash of baseless and worn-out accusations", the president said the Iranian nation's internal unity and hope on the one hand, and the global community's support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ( JCPOA ) and cooperation with Tehran on the other hand would "force the United States administration's political authorities to withdraw and reconsider their policies".

by | October 18, 2017 | 13:08

George Soros transferred the bulk of his wealth to his charitable organization, the Open Society Foundations. He is estimated to have amassed a fortune of more than 26 billion dollars. Forbes listed Soros' personal net worth as of Tuesday at $23 billion. An iconic hedge fund manager, the 87-year-old founded Soros Fund Management in 1969, and it is now a private family office.

by | October 18, 2017 | 12:56

South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0 after winning the first ODI by 10 wickets. Catch live scores and updates of the second ODI between South Africa and Bangladesh here. Bangladesh's thrashing at the weekend followed heavy defeats in the two Test matches, a 333-run reverse in Potchefstroom and an innings and 254-run loss in Bloemfontein.

by | October 18, 2017 | 12:57

The first of the victims was found on October 12 around 5 Kingsland, Georgia - a small town adjacent to the Naval Station Kings Bay submarine base. "We're all families here". He added they have ordered a urinalysis sweep of all Kings Bay commands "for opportunities to increase various spot checks (i.e.

by | October 18, 2017 | 12:17

Tel Aviv approved the plans Tuesday and would likely grant 1,113 further approvals on Wednesday, bringing a number of approved units to at least 2,413, according to the NGO. The peace talks between Palestine and Israel have been stalled since April 2014. Last week the Israel and United States announced they would withdraw from the UN's main cultural heritage body over "continuing anti-Israel bias" after Hebron was listed as a Palestinian word heritage site.

by | October 18, 2017 | 12:00

He vowed to bring the perpetrators to justice. Just 30 minutes before her death, Galizia wrote on her blog "There are crooks everywhere you look now". Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who was accused of wrong-doing by Caruana Galizia earlier this year and had been suing her over some of her allegations, denounced her killing and pledged to track down those responsible.

by | October 18, 2017 | 11:47

After meeting with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on November 11, Trump will visit Manila the following day for summit meetings related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. According to the White House , Trump will also meet with US forces stationed in Japan and members of Japan's Self-Defense Forces. On Nov. 8, Trump will leave Seoul for Beijing for a "series of bilateral, commercial and cultural events", including meetings with President Xi Jinping , the White ...

by | October 18, 2017 | 11:48

Local media, however, quoting unnamed police officials, reported the blast could be the act of a suicide bomber . According to initial determination of attack, seven policemen died, 22 people were injured. The injured officers were being treated and some of them were in a critical condition, said doctor Mohamed Farooq at the Quetta Civil Hospital. Sarfraz Bugti, the home minister of Baluchistan province, told Reuters: "It was a suicide blast".

by | October 18, 2017 | 12:31

The court's ruling wasn't surprising - Spain's government had repeatedly insisted the vote was illegal. In its ruling on Tuesday, the court said the law was against national sovereignty and the "indissoluble unity of the Spanish nation".

by | October 18, 2017 | 10:31

Few details have been provided, but the city confirmed the deaths in a statement posted online. Ruiter said the call came to his department as a medical call shortly before noon. Team coach and general manager Craig Mohr said all arena users were safe. Residents who live nearby have been told to evacuate the area and check in with Emergency Social Services at a drop-in centre.

by | October 18, 2017 | 11:17

In the attached video, courtesy of Watch Life online, both competing athletes walk towards each other and stand face to face, hoping to intimidate their respective opposition before they "get it on" in the ring. Lauren goes in as the underdog after losing their previous fight in 2010 but go one over her rival when she leant into kiss the undefeated Braekhus at a faceoff overnight.

by | October 18, 2017 | 11:02

Local media reported Akombe fled to New York City fearing her safety. Kenyan electoral official Roselyne Akombe announced her resignation on Wednesday, barely one week before Kenya is schedule to host a new presidential election that has been roiled by critical accusations of political bias.

by | October 18, 2017 | 10:34

That includes a metallic, bone-chilling soundscape and cryptic lyrics that seem to chronicle impending doom ("Just know that if you hide/ it doesn't go away"). A recent email newsletter to fans, duo of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser revealed plans to play new music in their upcoming live shows: "Incredibly soon we will get back up on the horse of live music in Memphis".

by | October 18, 2017 | 09:03

Allen later expanded on his comments in a statement quoted by Variety magazine . Oscar-winning writer-director Woody Allen and Kate Winslet, the star of his latest film, " Wonder Wheel ", which closed the 55th New York Film Festival Saturday, each spoke out over the weekend about disgraced studio chief Harvey Weinstein , for whom each has made films.

by | October 18, 2017 | 09:35

Starbucks may be introducing a new signature drink this fall. A blogger named Joe, who writes for a site called Day of the Human , has reportedly leaked Starbucks' plans to release an official Zombie Frappuccino between october 26 and october 31.

by | October 18, 2017 | 10:25

When pressed on the U.S. president's threat this morning, McCain told reporters: "I have faced tougher adversaries". As for Trump's remarks Tuesday, McCain reportedly responded by saying, "I've faced far greater challenges than this". The act of defiance stung Trump. Trump asked, rhetorically, during a sweeping August news conference. McCain targeted the "America first" nationalism that Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon instilled into Trump's campaign and White House, the Daily Mail ...