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Worldwide Oil Minister Urges States to Cut VAT on Petrol, Diesel by 5%
Author: 0 Oil Minister Urges States to Cut VAT on Petrol, Diesel by 5%

Speaking at an event in Una as part of the "Gaurav Yatra", Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani said that the government was set to reduce taxes on the retail fuel. "We have requested all the states (to cut VAT ) and I and sure that all the states will revisit their tax structure". Earlier, due to the increase in the global prices of petrol and diesel during the last few weeks, the retail selling prices of petrol and diesel in Delhi had risen to Rs 70.83 a litre and Rs 59.07 per litre, ...

Worldwide Pride at Work: Sessions can not unilaterally change or reinterpret the law
Author: 0 Pride at Work: Sessions can not unilaterally change or reinterpret the law

Because the law, passed in 1964, does not mention protections for transgender Americans explicitly, Sessions reasoned in the memo , the government must not interpret its language to mean such. 'According to Sessions, an employer is free to hang a "Transgender Need Not Apply" sign in their window. It's the latest move in the Trump administration's tough-on-crime agenda.

Worldwide Las Vegas killer's father was bank robber on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list
Author: 0 Las Vegas killer's father was bank robber on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list

As authorities pick apart the life of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , they have come across one major thread of suspicious behavior: how he handled his money. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo described Danley as a "person of interest" and said authorities expect "some information from her shortly". An unnamed USA official told Reuters news agency that investigators were assuming the amount was intended as a form of life insurance for her.

Author: 0 Trump suggests the Senate investigate media companies

That was a reference to a Senate panel which today said it was still investigating collusion between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Moscow. The president appeared to suggest a new target for the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday: "Fake News Networks".

Worldwide Southern California victims in Las Vegas mass shooting
Author: 0 Southern California victims in Las Vegas mass shooting

A day of dancing and smiles ended in bloody horror as lead rained down from the 32nd floor of a hotel. Similar stories were told about some off-duty police and fire personnel who were at the event. Angie Gomez (20), a nursing student from Riverside, California. A school district spokeswoman told the newspaper she was a "big country music" fan and was attending the concert with friends.

Worldwide Australian gun reform leader urges Trump to 'get real'
Author: 0 Australian gun reform leader urges Trump to 'get real'

Fischer said Wednesday that while USA gun reform is seen by many as an intractable problem, it's within Trump's power to institute fundamental change, despite the opposition of pro-gun groups such as the National Rifle Association. The House was supposed to vote on the bill in June, but chose to delay a vote after a man open fired on a morning baseball practice at Republican members of Congress.

Worldwide U.S. announces returning to the moon as a top priority
Author: 0 U.S. announces returning to the moon as a top priority

Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. "That means launching American astronauts beyond low-Earth orbit for the first time since 1972". The Bush administration had a whole plan to go back to the moon and was even building a rocket to make it happen before the Obama administration changed NASA's focus and sent us on a journey to Mars, cutting out the moon.

Worldwide Vegas killer gave no warning of violence, says girlfriend
Author: 0 Vegas killer gave no warning of violence, says girlfriend

Marilou Danley returned to the United States on Tuesday night from the Philippines . Almost 20 of those weapons were in the Mandalay Bay resort hotel room where he opened fire into a crowd of more than 22,000 people. The sheriff added he is "absolutely" confident authorities will find out what made Paddock do what he did. Stephen Paddock , the gunman who killed 58 people and injured more than 500 in Las Vegas on Sunday, set up a number of cameras in and around his hotel suite.

Worldwide Moscow, Riyadh work together to unite Syria's opposition -Saudi minister
Author: 0 Moscow, Riyadh work together to unite Syria's opposition -Saudi minister

Ties between the two countries were often strained in the past. " Any delays in the preparation for the World Cup are inadmissible ", Putin said at a meeting of the presidential council for sports. Now, $1bn (energy deal) is like a drop in water for a country having over $50bn in budget deficit and borrowing billions more, locally and internationally.

Worldwide Facebook is still tackling its fake news problem
Author: 0 Facebook is still tackling its fake news problem

If no Wikipedia page is available, that info will be missing, which could also provide a clue to readers that the publisher may not be legitimate. "It reflects feedback from our community, including many publishers who collaborated on its development as part of our work through the Facebook Journalism Project ", wrote Andrew Anker, Sara Su, and Jeff Smith of Facebook on Facebook.

Worldwide Woman killed in crash after police pursuit may have been abducted
Author: 0 Woman killed in crash after police pursuit may have been abducted

Debris is scattered over the road. Ontario Provincial Police said the victims are a man and a woman who were both travelling in one vehicle. Haffner said the driver failed to stop for police and so officers began a pursuit. Highway 6 remains closed in both directions between Freelton Road and Concession 10 and is expected to remain closed for several hours. Police did not release any details as to what led up to the crash.

Worldwide Journalist died from working too much
Author: 0 Journalist died from working too much

The 31-year-old had been covering two elections - one regional, one national - in the month leading up to her death on July 24, 2013. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration has been seeking to improve working conditions in the country following the suicide of a new recruit at Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc.in 2015 due to excessive working hours.

Worldwide Guj riots: HC rejects Jafris plea alleging larger conspiracy
Author: 0 Guj riots: HC rejects Jafris plea alleging larger conspiracy

The high court, however, allowed Zakia to approach higher forums for further investigation in the case. The Gujarat High Court, on Thursday (October 5), refused to accede to a petition which had asked for the inclusion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 59 others, including senior police officers and bureaucrats, as accused for being party to a "conspiracy" that led to the 2002 post-Godhra riots and killings.

Worldwide If attacks aim to divide US-Cuba, they're working
Author: 0 If attacks aim to divide US-Cuba, they're working

The State Department has provided the Cuban ambassador in Washington , Jose Ramon Cabañas, with a list of the 15 diplomats who must leave the United States within the next seven days, according to a USA diplomat who asked to remain anonymous.

Worldwide Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria - Ifax
Author: 0 Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria - Ifax

The Russian Defense Ministry quickly denied that any of its soldiers had been captured, and the Kremlin on Wednesday appeared to support that version of events. In Syria killed 12 commanders of the terrorist group "Frente al-Nusra". Russia's Aerospace Force is ready to totally halt any actions of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria passed off by the United States as "coincidences", he went on.

Worldwide Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say
Author: 0 Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say

The woman said Danley is "a good person" who would've stopped Paddock had she been there. In a measured statement that was revised by aides until moments before he spoke, Trump praised the first responders who he said prevented further loss of life.

Worldwide Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL)
Author: 0 Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL)

BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Sterling Bancorp by 0.7% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,089 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $121,000 after purchasing an additional 1,735 shares during the last quarter.

Worldwide British union to sue on behalf of 1800 Monarch staff
Author: 0 British union to sue on behalf of 1800 Monarch staff

Those who did not lose their jobs will help the Civil Aviation Authority with the repatriation of customers who are now overseas. MP Alex Sobel (Lab, Leeds North West), alongside the Aviation Minister Lord Callanan, met CAA representatives, passengers and staff at the airport on Tuesday.

Worldwide More than 12 dead, several injured in Jhal Magsi blast
Author: 0 More than 12 dead, several injured in Jhal Magsi blast

A number of injured persons were admitted to nearby hospital for medical treatment. The suicide bomber was stopped at main entrance after which he blew himself, he added. "At least 12 people, including a police officer, have been killed in the suicide blast", the Express Tribune quoted Balochistan government spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar as saying.

Author: 0 Some Rain In The Forecast

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Low around 65. South wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Dry conditions continue tonight under partly cloudy skies. Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Sunday - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.