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United States military says civilians not killed in Somali raid

United States military says civilians not killed in Somali raid

Somalia government officials said only combatants were killed, but a local governor said civilians were among the casualties and the foreign troops were involved. "Before conducting operations with partner forces, SOCAF conducts detailed planning and coordination to reduce the likelihood of civilian casualties and to ensure compliance with the Law of Armed Conflict". Consulte Mais Informação

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Want to squelch research? Tax grad students' waivers

Want to squelch research? Tax grad students' waivers

Her tuition waiver of about $16,000 a year would double her taxable income, if counted under the new plan. "I am hurt because I know several other grad students just like me", says Mays. The other loophole set for repeal under the tax reform plan is the educational assistance deduction. House and Senate leaders say they aim to reach a consensus on a tax plan by the end of the year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Crash test cars earn five-star ratings

Crash test cars earn five-star ratings

The EyeSight Driver system is also installed, which includes two cameras that monitors the traffic ahead and warns the driver of a potential collision. Michiel van Ratingen, secretary general of Euro NCAP, said "Unsurprising as these results may be to some, these ratings continue to represent outstanding engineering achievements". Consulte Mais Informação

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Geoffrey Rush accused of misconduct

Geoffrey Rush accused of misconduct

The Daily Telegraph reports the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) said it received a complaint against the Oscar victor about alleged misconduct that had gone on for months. Geoffrey Rush has denied the allegations, saying they are "false and untrue". Rush's lawyer told The Daily Telegraph the statement from the Sydney Theatre Company was "both irresponsible and highly damaging ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Teen killed when log from logging trucks comes through windshield

Teen killed when log from logging trucks comes through windshield

The driver of the F-150 was identified as 50-year-old Brian Oliver. Libby Brown, community services director for Caldwell County Schools, said Wesley had many friends and a variety of interests. We are in the process of requesting additional counselors from other schools to come to Hibriten. "It is a tight-knit school, and they felt like they lost one of theirs, and they were trying to pull together as a family", Brown said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Idanha-a-Nova: Câmara aplica taxas mínimas de IMI

Idanha-a-Nova: Câmara aplica taxas mínimas de IMI

Isto significa que o IMI irá manter-se nos 0,3% para os prédios urbanos e 0,8% para os prédios rústicos, localizados no concelho de Idanha-a-Nova, os valores mais baixos que o código do IMI permite. A este valor acresce mais um benefício global de 142 010,00 euros às famílias com filhos, pois a proposta aprovada inclui a redução da taxa de IMI para os agregados familiares com dependentes (20 euros - 1 dependente, 40 euros – 2 dependentes, 70 euros – 3 ou mais dependentes, de acordo com a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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BMW Wants Partners to Help Develop Mini Electric Version

BMW Wants Partners to Help Develop Mini Electric Version

German auto manufacturer BMW wants to find partners for an electrified future for the Mini. Great Wall Motor Co, the Chinese automaker, said last month it is in discussions with BMW about a possible venture to build the Mini's in China. Sales of Mini in the USA have dropped by 10% over the first 10 months of 2017, as demand for most, smaller vehicles has dropped due to such a strong demand for trucks and SUVs. Consulte Mais Informação

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JK: Four militants gunned down in Budgam

JK: Four militants gunned down in Budgam

As the operation began, militants opened fire from inside the house leading to an encounter. There are no reports of any casualties on either side so far, he added. "Three militants were killed today in a gunfight at Fultipora-Pakharpora", Indian army spokesman Col. Rajesh Kalia told Xinhua. Local hospital sources said one civilian sustained bullet injuries, while two were hit by pellets during clashes between the security forces and local youth. Consulte Mais Informação

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Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban

Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban

The decision to do away with the rule was taken after several states submitted feedback regarding the issue, said an Indian Express report. He added that a time-frame for the process had to yet be decided. After this, the ministry asked all the states to send their opinion on the notification that prohibited the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kátia Abreu chama Jucá de 'canalha'

Kátia Abreu chama Jucá de 'canalha'

Kátia Abreu entrou em choque com alguns dos "barões" do PMDB quando votou contra o "impeachment" de Dilma Rousseff e ao opor-se publicamente às reformas trabalhista e da Previdência lançadas por Temer. “A minha expulsão foi determinada por uma figura conhecida do Brasil e dos brasileiros, conhecida desde os letrados aos iletrados, conhecida desde os mais simples aos mais abastados, conhecida esta figura por ser uma pessoa nociva à vida pública brasileira e ave de rapina da coisa pública”, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mom Faces Prison For Trying To Catch Daughter's Bullies

Mom Faces Prison For Trying To Catch Daughter's Bullies

Sims could have been facing up to five years in prison if she had been convicted on the felony. The decision to drop the charges comes two days after Sims explained her side of the story on " CNN Tonight". Norfolk police and the Norfolk commonwealth's attorney's office also declined to comment. "After review of the incident, counsel forwarded the matter to the Norfolk Police Department for investigation", LeGrand said in a written statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union court rules workers entitled to paid annual leave

European Union court rules workers entitled to paid annual leave

In regard to the determination of leave made by Member States under Article 7 (1), the court clarified that the Member States must not make the right to paid leave "subject to any preconditions whatsoever". In a case involving a United Kingdom window salesman, the European court of justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg - whose continuing jurisdiction is vehemently opposed by Brexiters - has reinforced employees' rights. Consulte Mais Informação

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