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MTA buses in desperate need of improvement, city comptroller says

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Stringer has highlighted many factors for this decline: the average city bus travels 7.4 miles per hour, one of the slowest among major bus systems in the country; most buses spend only half their time in motion, and the other half stuck in traffic; and buses also spend a lot of time at bus stops and red lights. Lire la suite »

French president Emmanuel Macron to ban gender-based insults

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The bill is supposed to act as a deterrent to the sexual harassment women face walking on the street and work to solidify equality between men and women, according to reports from French news outlets. He added: "And many harassers practice wolf whistling and other types of verbal stigmatisation - and for a long time people reacted with indifference". Lire la suite »

Woman Offering Dubious Claims About Moore Appears Linked To James O'Keefe

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The newspaper never published her dramatic claims about a sexual relationship with Moore when she was 15 years old, after becoming suspicious about whether she was telling the truth. Phillips allegedly wanted a guarantee that Moore would lose the election if she came forward. "The intent by Project Veritas clearly was to publicize the conversation if we fell for the trap". Lire la suite »

Le bilan s'alourdit à plus de 300 morts — Égypte

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Des hommes armés ont attaqué la mosquée au nord du Sinaï en déclenchant une explosion et en ouvrant le feu sur les fidèles. Les balles ont commencé à pleuvoir alors que l'imam venait tout juste d'entamer son prêche. "Cet attentat barbare et ignoble renforce notre conviction que la lutte contre le fléau du terrorisme aveugle nécessite davantage de coopération et la conjugaison des efforts de la communauté internationale pour l'éradiquer partout dans le monde et protéger l'humanité de ses ... Lire la suite »

President Trump To Visit St. Charles Wednesday

Charles Convention Center, right outside of St. Louis, to discuss taxes. Trump last visited Missouri in August to launch his administration's push to overhaul the nation's tax code. Later, Trump flew into town for a much more low-profile appearance at the funeral of conservative titan Phyllis Schlafly in the Central West End and also came here for a presidential debate at Wash U. Lire la suite »

BYU fires former Heisman victor Ty Detmer

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The school announced Monday that the 1990 Heisman Trophy victor "has been relieved" of the offensive coordinator role after two seasons. Now, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Rittenberg , BYU has fired Ty Detmer after a dismal 4-9 season. Lire la suite »

Kristaps Porzingis returns for Knicks, who activate Joakim Noah for first time

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Noah has not played in a game February 4, 2017, beginning a procession of problems with shoulder and knee problems, and then a 20-game suspension for performance enhancing drugs that carried over to the first 12 games of this season. It is unclear when Kanter will return, though Hornacek is optimistic that he'll be back for Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic . "We'll just have to play it by ear and see where it goes". Lire la suite »

Spruce Grove man identified as pilot of missing plane

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A spokesperson for the JRCC said the pilot's cellphone was pinged and cell tower information indicated the cellphone may be located about 32 kilometres northeast of Revelstoke. It is an area Eldon Gjesdal, a pilot who sold Neron's plane to him in the spring, is challenging to navigate. Neron bought his 1963 Mooney from Gjezdal after flying for about two years, in the hopes of eventually getting his commercial licence. Lire la suite »

Iowa State, Campbell agree to new contract

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In his inaugural season Campbell only won three games, but steadily improved as the season went on. Iowa State went 7-5 during the regular season in Campbell's second year on the sideline. "I could not be more excited for our fans and our student-athletes to have someone like Matt leading our program", Pollard said. "He stands behind what he says and I look forward to helping him fulfill his dream of making Iowa State football one of the best programs in the nation". Lire la suite »

Buhari to Participate in Nigeria EU-AU Summit in Abidjan Wednesday

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The President, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, will participate in working sessions on the summit theme: "Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development", and on the margins of the summit, meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European Union counterparts. Lire la suite »

Senior police officer suspended over 'criminal allegations'

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DCC Iain Livingstone said at the weekend there is "leadership strength" from police officer level all the way up, but said he would "look to bolster senior team" this week. "This was to allow the COPFS to consider whether the criminal allegations should be investigated by the Commissioner". PIRC said the allegations had been made anonysmously and were later referred to the Crown Office, which decided an independent investigation should be carried out by the police watchdog. Lire la suite »

3 in custody after burglary, crash in Elmhurst

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Authorities said the crash happened around 5 a.m.as officers responded to a report of a burglary at a garage in the suburban town. As they arrived, they tried to stop a vehicle that took off. About 8:15, police said two of three suspects were in custody. Police say the suspects have been arrested. "We've subsequently now received several more calls for burglarized motor vehicles in this area, so it's pretty obvious they were out burglarizing cars", said Elmhurst Police Commander Steve Wright. Lire la suite »

Teen killed, off-duty police officer injured during attempted robbery in Chesterfield County

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In the attempted robbery, officials say the teenager pulled out a gun on the group of men, including Misegades. The off-duty police officer then pulled out his weapon and the juvenile and Misegades exchanged gunfire. An off-duty Richmond police officer intercepted an unidentified teenage boy at the Chestertowne Shopping Center parking lot while buying an Xbox around 12:30 a.m, the New York Post reported . Lire la suite »

Seth Meyers to host the 2018 Golden Globes

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Meyers is a natural choice for the Golden Globes, which is produced by Dick Clark Productions and broadcast by NBC. The three-hour Golden Globes telecast will serve as the official kickoff to the 2018 awards season. The former "SNL" Weekend Update anchor is no stranger to awards ceremonies; Meyers has been nominated for 18 Emmys. At the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Meyers mocked The Donald , saying: "Donald Trump has been saying he will be running for president [in 2012] as a ... Lire la suite »

Adidas Says Rick Pitino Aware Of, 'Supported' Plan to Pay Louisville Recruits

According to evidence cited by Adidas, Pitino was asked to call an Adidas executive to get more funding for a recruit and ended up doing so three times before the recruit committed to Louisville . Adidas terminated its personal services contract with Pitino on the same day he was sacked by Louisville. The lawsuit claims Pitino was not involved in "giving improper benefits to recruits or players". Lire la suite »

Juve striker Higuain undergoes hand surgery

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The Bianconeri did not disclose how much action, if any, Higuain would miss, but with the Serie A champions visiting league leaders Napoli on Friday, it remains to be seen if he will be fit enough to face his former club. Allegri pointed out that Juve's own form had been impressive with 11 wins, one draw and two defeats in 14 Serie A games. "We dropped points with Atalanta, where we just stopped playing after going 2-0 up, and we had a black-out and lost focus for eight minutes against Lazio". Lire la suite »

Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Declares 'Toilet Revolution'

The need to improve public toilets was mentioned in Xi's report to the Chinese Communist Party Congress in September, describing it as one of the administration's principal challenges. The proposal is part of Xi's initiative to establish a new countryside. In rural areas, some toilets were little more than makeshift shelters surrounded by bunches of cornstalks, and some were open pits next to pig sties. Lire la suite »

White House might ban staff from using personal mobile phones

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President Donald Trump was meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko during the U.N. General Assembly in NY, U.S., September 21, 2017. Staffers would instead be directed to only use government-issued cell phones, the official said . State Department, told AP. White House-issued phones aren't able to send text messages, and staffers are already blocked from sites like Google Hangouts and Gmail, meaning many alternate forms of communication aren't available. Lire la suite »

Ishaan Khatter wins the Best Actor Award even before his Bollywood debut

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Shahid Kapoor's beloved little brother Ishaan Khattar won the best actor award for his debut movie Beyond the Clouds at the International Bosphorus Film Festival in Turkey. At the Film Festival, Ishaan was present along with his mother Neelima, director Majid Majidi, producer Shareen Mantri (from Namah Pictures) and Vibha Chopra from (Zee Studios International). Lire la suite »

Ankara Urges US To Drop Case Against Turkish-Iranian Businessman, Banker

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They were due to go on trial this week but the selection of jury members was delayed until November 27, pushing the trial's expected opening date back to December 4. The government in Turkey, where Zarrab is well-known, has depicted the trial as a conspiracy. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on November 27 that the case against Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab and banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla had "no legal basis" and should be "dropped or terminated". Lire la suite »

Controversy flares over Hottest 100 decision

The ABC's youth music station, Triple J , has announced that next year, the Hottest 100 will be held on the fourth weekend of January instead of on Australia Day. He linked Triple J's decision to moves by "rogue councils" to refuse to conduct citizenship ceremonies on 26 January, which led to the Turnbull government revoking their ability to conduct the ceremonies. Lire la suite »

Eagles coach gets contract extension

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Rohr, 63, was appointed on an initial two-year contract in August 2016, taking over a team in turmoil following Sunday Oliseh's tumultuous reign. With qualification to the 2018 Fifa World Cup secured, the former Burkina Faso manager was rewarded with an extension. Lire la suite »