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Excluding Kejrwal from metro inauguration 'cheap mentality': AAP

Excluding Kejrwal from metro inauguration 'cheap mentality': AAP

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has not been invited for the inauguration of new Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, which will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 December. Officials in the urban development ministry said since the launch will be held at Botanical Garden (Noida) in Uttar Pradesh therefore only Adityanath's name was printed on the invitation card.


Treasury Sect'y Steve Mnuchin Christmas is Horses

Treasury Sect'y Steve Mnuchin Christmas is Horses

Media reports say the Secret Service was also involved because of the connection to Mnuchin. The neighbor alerted the authorities who opened the package and found horse manure. A Christmas card was also inside the package, making some reference to Mnuchin and President Donald Trump, multiple sources told NBC. A Christmas card for the former Goldman Sachs banker signed " the American people " was reportedly attached to the package.


More snow in forecast for Christmas Eve

More snow in forecast for Christmas Eve

Snow and blowing snow is forecast to develop over Prince County Christmas Day morning, giving poor visibility in blowing snow. "Snowfall totals from Sunday night through Christmas morning will range from about 2 to 5" for most in CNY. Visibility may be limited and travel may become hard. The band of snow may flirt with Syracuse at times, but for the most part it should stay north of Syracuse the way it looks now.


ALL Kids children's health insurance program to continue for now

ALL Kids children's health insurance program to continue for now

The money was part of a bill averting a weekend federal shutdown. The state topped out with an "A" grade for the number of children covered - at least for now - by health insurance at 95.6 percent. Although Congress has stepped in and provided eleventh-hour money twice in recent months, the will-they-or-won't-they drama has put pressure on state officials about how to respond.


Turkey Sacks over 2000 Public Employees over 'Terror' Links

Turkey Sacks over 2000 Public Employees over 'Terror' Links

Turkey declared a state of emergency after the failed coup attempt, and has used that as a pretext for purging its military and public sector ranks. Ankara also accuses Gulen and his followers of infiltrating state institutions. Critics say the government is using its emergency powers to jail opponents and silence dissent. "Those behind bars who were convicted of offences against the Constitutional order and who were arrested pending trial over similar charges will be brought to the ...


London Zoo reopens after blaze kills animals

London Zoo reopens after blaze kills animals

It broke out early Saturday morning near a cafe and the meerkat enclosure. The zoo was closed on Saturday and it said families with tickets for the zoo's Christmas event will be offered refunds. "A number of zoo staff have been treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and shock", the zoo said in a statement . Authorities confirmed that an aardvark reportedly died of asphyxiation.