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Hundreds are homeless despite having a job

The Dublin region accounts for the vast majority - 73 per cent - of those who are experiencing homelessness. Comparing this to the State figure, where 58.9% of the homeless were male and 41.2% female, it might suggest that homelessness in the North East is a bigger problem for males than females.

Emergency services unable to confirm whether anyone is trapped after Sunderland explosion

A spokesperson for the police force said: 'We ask that people do not attend the scene of the incident on Rosslyn Avenue'. "Emergency services are attending the scene". The emergency services said they were unable to give further details, including whether anyone was trapped in the rubble. A woman using the name Lauren x on Twitter said it sounded "like a bomb has exploded in ryhope; house literally shook".

IL comptroller directs $429M grant to schools

An impasse between the Republican governor and Democrats who control the legislature left IL without a complete budget for an unprecedented two fiscal years. The superintendents are hopeful that lawmakers override Rauner's veto or they could be left strapped for cash at the beginning of the school year. "As soon as he received the bill, Gov.

Malin-backed Melinta gets Nasdaq listing after merger with Cempra

Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,680,500 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $6,302,000 after buying an additional 1,069,300 shares during the period. The business's quarterly revenue was down 74.9% on a year-over-year basis. Looking ahead at valuations, according to the consensus, the next fiscal year is forecast to bring about -0.86 in total earnings per share.

Japan says 'can never tolerate' North Korea provocations

Germany's DAX dropped 0.3 percent to 12,117.07 and the CAC 40 of France lost 0.3 percent to 5,132.22. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 1 percent, snapping a brief foray into positive territory early in the day and extended losses from Wednesday.

Qatar opens Doors for 80 Countries

The list is mostly made up of European countries, according to NPR . Instead of applying for a visa, citizens of these countries who want to visit Qatar will be given a multiple-entry waiver for free at the port of entry. Nationals of 33 countries will be authorised to stay for 180 days and the other 47 for up to 30 days, periods which are renewable a single time. " The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region ", Hassan al-Ibrahim, Chief Tourism ...

'Tube fire' at Oxford Circus sparks evacuation in central London

The train pulled in to Oxford Circus and passengers were ushered away as smoke quickly started filling the station. The train was travelling on the Bakerloo line when smoke began billowing from inside the carriages. 'Police arrived around three mins later. She told Sun Online: "I exited the turnstiles, and just as I was about to reach exit two I saw people running.

Iran drops two players for playing against Israeli club

Despite receiving support from their colleagues, Iran football federation vice-president Ali Kafashian told the Mizan Online website that they shouldn't have played "even if their contracts would have been terminated". Safi, who had a brief spell at FSV Frankfurt, and Shojaei had refused to play in the away leg in Israel despite facing "pressure" and "financial fines" from their club, the sports ministry said.

QPR drawn against Brentford in Carabao Cup

Seeded teams were picked out, followed by whether they would be at home or away and then finally, their opposition. Queens Park Rangers will face Brentford in a West-London clash. The Whites were drawn to play the tie away from home but Newport were given permission by the EFL to play any second round tie away from home due to the resurfacing of their Rodney Parade pitch.

McCain releases his plan for Afghanistan

The strategy for America's longest war has been a hotly debated topic inside the Trump administration for months now. On a question about the India-China border standoff in Doklam, Nauert reiterated what she's said before, made sure to mention that the United States has relationships with both India and China and was careful to not take sides.

Betsy DeVos Clarifies Earlier Statement Concerning 'Historically Black' Colleges

According to the AP, DeVos said that she has "spent her career campaigning" for minority children, saying "That's where my heart has been for three decades is to really empower and allow all families the same kind of opportunities I've had for my kids".

No insurance renewal for Delhi-NCR vehicles without pollution certificate: SC

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur, while issuing a slew of directions, also asked the ministry of road transport and highways to ensure that all fuel refilling centres in the National Capital Region (NCR) have pollution-under-control centres.

Indiana Officers Fatally Shoot Suspect After Chase in IL

Crete police attended to the pedestrian, who is in critical condition, and terminated the chase. Indiana officers soon confronted the auto, but Indiana State Police spokesman Master Trooper Glen Fifield said he couldn't immediately confirm whether the person shot was armed or what prompted officers to open fire.

Video goggles helps convict man who shot a police officer four times

Smith's camera glasses, which he bought off Amazon, recorded the incident. Orr was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison. The court heard Smith was responding to a call on New Year's Day 2016 about someone trying to snatch groceries from customers.

Mattis Just Threatened to 'End' North Korea and 'Destroy' Its People

Mattis, after the President of the United States Donald trump , said that Pyongyang will lose a race war and will be defeated in the confrontation, which he himself initiates. Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member (D-R.I.) said Wednesday that the "fire and fury" remark was not helpful in defusing the North Korea threat compared to "smart, steady leadership and stronger diplomatic ties with our key allies".

Melania Trump on New Jersey Vacation

To paraphrase Marc Antony (the Roman statesman, not the singer): "My heart is in Bedminster with The Donald". President Donald Trump is making his first trip back to Trump Tower since his inauguration. Doesn't the president need time off to recharge his batteries? Bedminister Mayor Steven Parker has said it could cost his town's government and its 16-member police force $300,000 to support the president's travel this summer.

Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller

That panel has been used to gather information on Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. With news that Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington , D.C., it would make sense for Trump's legal team to advise the president to lay low.

Game over, you lost: Imran to Nawaz

Expressing concern over the content of speeches delivered by Nawaz on his way back to Lahore, Imran said: "The speeches tantamount to insulting the Constitution and national institutions". ". And you will also realise there is a downward trend in the number of people listening to your excuses of poor umpiring", Khan said in another tweet.

Over 60 Members Of Congress Condemn Trump's Threat To North Korea

Of course, avoiding such a fight is still the world's best bet - a fact that even the turbulent Trump administration seems to recognise. Beyond cutting off cash and supplies to the North Korean regime, secondary sanctions squeeze the flow of cash to individuals, putting pressure on Kim's political allies, according to David Cohen, a senior Central Intelligence Agency official in the Obama administration.

At least 36 killed in China bus crash: state media

At least 36 people have died after a packed coach smashed into the wall of a motorway tunnel in northern China. The bus had left Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province Thursday night, and was headed for Luoyang city in Henan Province. Traffic law violations caused nearly 90 percent of the road accidents where people died or were injured in 2015, with the total number of such infractions reaching an astonishing 442 million.

BMC passes motion to make Vande Mataram mandatory in all municipal schools

However, the proposal was opposed by the Samajwadi party in the BMC. Recalling that Vande Mataram first came to be known in the form of a poem composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1870s which was later included in the author's 1881 novel "Anandamath", Singh said that the most significant part is that several verses of the song were adopted as the National Song in early 20th century.

'Hopefully' we never need our nuclear arsenal

She said that after careful study, the previous administration determined "preventive war" would result in hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of casualties. We must continue to raise the costs to North Korea of maintaining its nuclear programs. The views expressed in this article are those of just the author.

United States sanctions 8 more in Venezuela

In the statement released by Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow also criticizes the countries that are imposing sanctions against the President Nicolás Maduro's government. The Venezuelan government reacted by saying the USA was "making a fool of itself in front of the world". Speaking to the newly elected members in the Federal Legislative Palace, Maduro acknowledged the results of the July 30 polls, in which more than 8 million people voted, with an assurance that "nobody is ...

Trump tweets Ivanka participation in Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

The American delegation will be lead by Ivanka. Modi confirmed Ivanka Trump's impending visit on his own account, tweeting that he was looking forward to her trip to India. The coming together of the two largest democracies of the world would spur innovation and entrepreneurship for creating new avenues for future, he said.

Packers Release DT Guion in Wake of Arrest, Suspension

The move makes the Packers even thinner on the defensive line-third-round pick Montravius Adams is out for the season with a left foot injury he suffered on the first day of training camp. "Just kind of get ready for Week 1". He may get his chance as Chargers reject Chance Warmack has replaced Brandon Brooks and his twisted ankle at right guard.

Top seeds Pliskova and Halep through to Rogers quarters

But the Japanese would not be rattled, matching the lanky Czech shot-for-shot in a gripping second set then dominating the tiebreak 7-4 to level the match. Wozniacki holds the 4-2 lifetime edge over Pliskova but Pliskova has taken three of the last four. World number one Pliskova, who topped the WTA rankings for the first time last month, was leading 6-2 6-7 (4/7) 1-0 in Toronto when Japan's Osaka withdrew due to an abdominal injury after losing the opening game in the decider.

Trump's actions are directly responsible for rising health care premiums

According to the study, there were an average of 5.1 insurers per state in 2017, and an average of 4.6 insurers have said they intend to participate in the markets in 2018. Where these factors are addressed explicitly in rate filings, insurers that have assumed that the individual mandate will not be enforced have factored in additional rate increases of 1.2 to 20 percent, while those that have assumed the cost-sharing reduction payments (CSRs) will not be paid have factored in an additional ...

You Can't Do That! DC Circuit Vacates EPA's HFCs Rule

In February, the Trump administration defended the EPA's HFC rule in court - a rare example of Trump's EPA, which is on record as questioning the legitimacy of established climate science, defending an Obama-era climate regulation. "EPA would thereby have indefinite authority to regulate a manufacturer's use of that substitute". Judge Robert Wilkins, an Obama appointee, dissented with the majority's ruling on the HFC phaseout.

Ghana's Yiadom having Huddersfield Town medical

The gaffer: David Wagner - Jurgen Klopp's former right-hand man at Borussia Dortmund, David Wagner has come into his own at Huddersfield Town . Now, though, a breakthrough has been made and the 25-year-old was yesterday undergoing a medical at Huddersfield.

Gorka backpedals on Tillerson comments, blames 'fake news industrial complex'

Gorka described it as "fake news 101" for reporters to say that he accused Tillerson of being "out of line" by discussing military affairs. Sebastian Gorka is back again , this time gracing the airwaves on Radio 4′s Today programme where he spoke in his characteristic baritone about the ongoing North Korea crisis.

Nadal, Federer power to wins in Montreal

Second-seeded Roger Federer advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP Rogers Cup in Montreal on Thursday, but it was not easy. For large spells of the match, the Swiss appeared unusually frustrated, as his first serve dwindled and his much-improved backhand regularly misfired.

Trump Offers Putin Thanks, Not Critique, for Throwing Out US Diplomats

J., after Trump was asked to speak publicly about the Russian imposed sanctions for the first time. The display happened almost a week after it was announced that special counsel Robert Mueller impaneled a grand jury in the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S.

Pentagon chief issues stark warning to North Korea

Asked about President Trump's January 27 order for Mattis to review and modernize the nation's nuclear posture, Mattis said he did not want to get into specifics but that "There are already a number of things underway". The UN Security Council on August 5 unanimously imposed new economic sanctions on North Korea, aimed at pressuring Pyongyang to end its nuclear program.

United Kingdom crime agency: Modern slavery more prevalent than thought

Will Kerr said there had been a big increase in human trafficking and modern slavery cases in the last 12 months, but there was no evidence it was linked to Brexit. His comments come as the NCA launches an advertising campaign raising awareness of the signs of modern slavery in everyday life. "As you go about your normal daily life and as you're engaged in a legitimate economy accessing goods and services, there is a growing and a good chance you will come across a victim who has been ...

Coast Guard Searching for a Possible Missing Boat

Tuesday. Thursday morning, two unmarked kayaks were found about a mile off the shore of Madison; however, the Coast Guard said neither contained any gear nor showed any signs of recent use. When members of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter patrol boat boarded the vessel in distress, they noticed multiple packages of suspected marijuana, officials said.

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