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2018-12-06T04:01:49.508Z
EDITORIAL: Revised water supply law needs regional support to flow smoothly The Upper House has passed a revision to the water supply law to enhance the foundation for the oper But it is unclear how effective such measures will actually be The revision to the law should be used as a starting point for local governments and residents to develop shared understandings of related issues and ponder the future of local water services together
2018-12-06T03:57:59.344Z
Opinion | Congress Must Cancel Trump's Corrupt Bargain With MBS America's moral and strategic interests depend on cutting that tie. Here’s America’s reward in exchange for backing their self-serving regional blueprint: a more incendiary region Richard North Patterson is a New York Times best-selling author of 22 novels, a former chairman of Common Cause and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations
2018-12-06T03:43:16.780Z
L.A. County closes 'nonessential' offices on day of mourning for Bush, and some residents aren't happy Many Los Angeles County offices were closed Wednesday to honor the memory of President George H.W. Bush, prompting some concerns that those who rely on the county for services were being given short shrift. ‘Nonessential’ is in the eye of the beholder, said Richard Kraft, a substitute teacher and user of the L.A The department recently announced that people affected by the Woolsey fire could apply for disaster CalFresh food stamp benefits, but only this Monday through Friday For the person who planned to go today and can’t go Thursday or Friday, that’s a problem, Kane said
2018-12-06T03:33:31.578Z
Abe's advice to Xi meeting Trump at trade war dinner At the Group of 20 summit on Friday, Abe again turned on the charm, congratulating Trump on his historic victory in the US midterm elections There are strong views in Japan that if China is sincere about rapprochement with Japan, while respecting relevant World Trade Organisation rules based on scientific evidence, China should significantly speed up the process towards lifting the restrictions against Japanese goods and products, the source said
2018-12-06T03:23:08.378Z
Restaurants that serve half glass of water Is the dystopian future of water shortages already here? And people were encouraged to install bore wells to pump out ground water to meet additional requirements Col Dalvi offers a prescription to deal with the water shortage in Pune and the rest of the country, because by 2025 India will be most populous country in the world What about restaurants serving half glasses of water to patrons
2018-12-06T02:41:14.772Z
Critics say new transplant rules will benefit big city medical centers Physicians say the changes will take livers away from people in poorer, rural regions. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post) Last December, transplant network leaders voted to move away from the long-standing boundaries around transplant hospitals that dictated where livers would be offered first For the first time in 19 years, the government announced in June that it would terminate the contract of that nonprofit agency, LiveOnNY, citing poor performance
2018-12-06T02:19:12.570Z
Tories must prevent Remainer MPs from stealing Brexit from the ­British people Crush this plot to steal Brexit THERE is now a real danger that Remainer MPs will “steal Brexit from the ­British people”, warns Cabinet Minister Liam Fox. He is absolutely right. The Tories, if th… And all the while being undermined by the very same People’s Vote crew which, with the connivance of European leaders, plotted to make fruitful negotiations impossible Ring The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or email exclusive@the-sun.co.uk
2018-12-06T02:15:45.256Z
Japan eases conditions for solar power subsidy curbs The Japanese government has decided to relax the conditions for cutting solar po... Companies that miss the deadline will see their price guarantees under the tariffs of 32 to 40 yen ($0.28 to $0.36) per kilowatt hour (kWh) cut to 21 yen per kWh METI estimates show the subsidy cut could affect 23.5 gigawatts of solar capacity, or nearly 44 percent of the amount the government approved in the three-year period after the FIT scheme was created in 2012 ($1 = 112.8800 yen) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2018-12-06T01:46:07.370Z
Two dozen Amazon workers taken to hospital after bear repellent falls from shelf in New Jersey warehouse The workers reported symptoms of troubled breathing and burning sensations in their eyes and throats Instead, his speech was a promise to resist AP 40/50 27 October 2018 First responders surround the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter opened fire, wounding three police officers and killing eleven AP 41/50 26 October 2018 Broward County Sheriff's office have released a photo of Cesar Sayoc, the suspect who was arrested in connection with the pipe bombs that have been sent to several high profile Democrats and critics of President Trump over the course of this week AP 42/50 25 October 2018 East Island in Hawaii has been swallowed by the sea following Hurricane Walaka US Fish and Wildlife Service 43/50 24 October 2018 Police officers stand outside the home of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after a functional explosive device was attemptedly delivered to the couple AP 44/50 23 October 2018 Turkey's President Erdogan today accused Saudi Arabia of plotting the 'savage' murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi AP 45/50 22 October 2018 Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison (C) delivers a national apology to child sex abuse victims in the House of Representatives in Parliament House in Canberra on October 22, 2018
2018-12-06T01:29:49.677Z
Footage shows migrant children being thrown over 18-foot Arizona border fence The children and their family later surrendered to US Border Patrol and were taken into custody. - US President Donald Trump said Friday, October 19, 2018, that he found credible Saudi Arabia's assertion that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi died as a result of a fight AFP/Getty 48/50 19 October 2018 A Palestinian youth runs past a rolling burning tire during clashes with Israeli forces following a demonstration after the weekly Friday prayers, in the centre of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron AFP/Getty 49/50 18 October 2018 Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the United States, leave Guatemala City
2018-12-06T01:29:48.328Z
Senate to vote on resolution holding Saudi crown prince responsible for Khashoggi killing Measure also calls for Saudi to negotiate directly with Houthi rebels in Yemen Instead, his speech was a promise to resist AP 40/50 27 October 2018 First responders surround the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter opened fire, wounding three police officers and killing eleven AP 41/50 26 October 2018 Broward County Sheriff's office have released a photo of Cesar Sayoc, the suspect who was arrested in connection with the pipe bombs that have been sent to several high profile Democrats and critics of President Trump over the course of this week AP 42/50 25 October 2018 East Island in Hawaii has been swallowed by the sea following Hurricane Walaka US Fish and Wildlife Service 43/50 24 October 2018 Police officers stand outside the home of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after a functional explosive device was attemptedly delivered to the couple AP 44/50 23 October 2018 Turkey's President Erdogan today accused Saudi Arabia of plotting the 'savage' murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi AP 45/50 22 October 2018 Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison (C) delivers a national apology to child sex abuse victims in the House of Representatives in Parliament House in Canberra on October 22, 2018
2018-12-06T01:29:46.888Z
Class action lawsuit alleges deadly Calif. wildfire was caused by utility company The utility company operating in the heart of the region devastated by the deadly Camp fire in California was named as the target of a class-action lawsuit Tuesday Video from Butte County Sheriff deputy Aaron Parmley’s body camera shows his scary escape from a Paradise, California, road engulfed in Camp Fire flames earlier this month Everything I worked for since I moved to California went up in smoke It also killed nearly three times as many people as the Griffith Park Fire – a record that stood for 85 years
2018-12-06T01:05:29.799Z
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Do MPs have any idea of the damage they’ll wreak?  DOMINIC SANDBROOK: If Theresa May's deal fails, likely given the number of Tory MPs who have said they will vote against it, British politics will be plunged into the greatest uncertainty in our lifetimes. At the weekend I took my son to London, and as we walked along the South Bank we gazed across the Thames at the Palace of Westminster At the time of their redesign, in the late 1830s, Britain was nearing the peak of its imperial power According to his rather peculiar logic, it would be more democratic to re-run the referendum than to respect it
2018-12-06T00:58:59.616Z
The slow-motion disaster of Trump's Khashoggi strategy Shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, having just received a classified briefing from the director of the CIA in the basement of the Capitol, two Republican senators stepped to a crowd of cameras and reporters. With a few pointed words, the pair blew up the Trump administration's efforts to minimize the political damage stemming from journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. When the two did run across each other on the margins of a group meeting, there was little time for detailed talks The discussion was cordial, one person familiar with it said, and not the type of direct confrontation that French President Emmanuel Macron employed when he ran across MBS at the summit CNN's Kevin Liptak and Manu Raju contributed to this report
2018-12-06T00:57:35.626Z
Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Valley Wells, Calif. A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon 15 miles from Valley Wells, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:10 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author
2018-12-06T00:16:12.638Z
'It’s all a bit seedy!' sneered Karren Brady on The Apprentice The Apprentice featured one of the candidates not only drinking on the job but swigging either cider or bourbon from the bottle. The Apprentice featured one of the candidates not only drinking on the job but swigging either cider or bourbon from the bottle ‘Good question!’ Camilla replied, presumably playing for time before blathering that she was ‘100% confident in Sarah-Anne’s abilities.’ ‘WHY?!’ repeated Sugar commendably
2018-12-06T00:11:12.365Z
Proponent of traditional public schools wins race for D.C. school board seat Frazier O’Leary, a former District teacher, prevailed in a special election in Ward 4. Woodruff gave up her post earlier this year when she moved out of the city O’Leary, a 74-year-old Vietnam veteran who taught in D.C Many of the races were defined by the candidates’ stances on how much power the mayor should have over the city’s schools
2018-12-06T00:03:59.413Z