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Several shops shut as traders protest against sealing drive

Several shops shut as traders protest against sealing drive

The action is being taken against properties for non-payment of conversion charges, or for alleged violation of civic norms such as encroachments or illegal constructions. "Traders are being harassed by MCD since past 1 month by sealing of shops". Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Central government to bring an ordinance to protect the capital's traders from an ongoing sealing drive. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senators reach deal to reopen U.S. government, says Schumer

Senators reach deal to reopen U.S. government, says Schumer

In the end, Schumer's strategy broke apart for a number of reasons: Republicans, for once, were united behind their congressional leaders; shutdowns in general are incredibly unpopular with the American people; and President Trump kept quiet during most of the negotiations, silence that maintained the spotlight on the Democrats' behavior rather than on Trump's mouth or Twitter account. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fogo no Pinhal de Leiria foi criminoso

Fogo no Pinhal de Leiria foi criminoso

Num deles, a Polícia Judiciária (PJ) conseguiu mesmo encontrar um engenho explosivo que se presume ter sido usado para atear o fogo. "Ambos tiveram mão criminosa". De acordo com o Expresso, a PJ de Coimbra conseguiu também determinar a causa do incêndio da Lousã, que terá sido provocado pela queda de "uma árvore de grande porte na linha de média tensão". Consulte Mais Informação

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National Weather Service says winter storm still on track

National Weather Service says winter storm still on track

The blizzard warning was posted for much of Southern Minnesota and into Wisconsin, with 8 to 14 inches the anticipated range of depth for areas in and around Fairmont and St. Paul airport had all four of its runways closed at 4:30 p.m., and had re-opened two of them by 7:05 p.m. The high snow totals have left many side streets in tough shape and that has led many school districts to call off classes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Raina, Yadav ruin Bengal

Raina, Yadav ruin Bengal

The Bengal reply began in threatening fashion for Uttar Pradesh as openers Sreevats Goswami and Vivek Singh raked up 65 in 4.1 overs after which the latter fell for 16. Akshdeep Nath also slammed 80 runs of 64 balls as UP set Bengal a target of 236 runs. Delhi were off to a horrific start as they were struggling at 5/66. Consulte Mais Informação

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Egypt military accuses presidential hopeful of committing crimes

Egypt military accuses presidential hopeful of committing crimes

The announcement of his candidacy included clear incitement against the Armed Forces to drive a wedge between the military and Egyptian people, the statement continued. Incumbent Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi, himself a former military commander, said last week he would seek a second term. This, he said, did not enable the private sector to play its role in running the affairs of the state. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime security

United States says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime security

The secretary will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Minister of Defense Ryamizard Ryacudu during his three-day stay before heading to Hanoi. "One of the sanctions is clearly that they are not allowed to go to America. Ryacudu said Indonesia would buy weaponry when it "has the money". Indonesia has clashed with China over fishing rights around the Natuna Islands, detaining Chinese fishermen and expanding its military presence in the area in recent years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police arrest woman for allegedly sending more than $30000 to Islamic State

Police arrest woman for allegedly sending more than $30000 to Islamic State

She has been charged with five counts of intentionally making funds available to, or collecting funds for, Islamic State, knowing that the organization was a terrorist group. Detective Superintendent Ben McQuillan said the Joint Counter Terrorism Team will now continue to investigate the finer details of the alleged transfers, including the identities of the recipients of the money. Consulte Mais Informação

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CT gained 6000 jobs in December

CT gained 6000 jobs in December

The unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.6 percent. "If those numbers hold up when the final report comes out in March, it will be a stark change from where we ended up in 2016, losing 200 jobs", Gioia said in a statement. The increase in employment last month, when compared December 2016, resulted in CT adding just 7,700 jobs over the entirety of 2017. CT now has recovered 91,000, or 76.4 percent, of the 119,100 jobs it lost in the last recession. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Games

North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Games

Regardless of their athletic performance at the games, the North Koreans have already won a victory or two at this Olympics. Heavy security followed Hyon Song Wol and six other North Koreans as they traversed the South Korean capital, followed at every step by huge media scrums.In a country where K-pop reigns supreme, Hyon's trip appears to have created the ideal storm for the South Korean media: a young, attractive musician whose visit carries geopolitical implications. Consulte Mais Informação

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Magnitude 8.2 quake hits in Gulf of Alaska

Magnitude 8.2 quake hits in Gulf of Alaska

The quake struck some 300km south-east of Kodiak at a depth of 10km at 09:31 GMT, the US Geological Survey said . A tsunami watch alert has also been issued for the state of Hawaii. "If tsunami waves impact Hawaii, the estimated earliest arrival of the first tsunami wave". The quake comes just hours after a 6.1-magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of Java, Indonesia, sending people in the capital running into the streets. Consulte Mais Informação

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