• Whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal arrested in Spain

    Whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal arrested in Spain

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    But in 2013 Spain's High Court rejected the request, arguing that the accusations were not offences in Spain. A former HSBC employee convicted of leaking account data that led to a tax evasion scandal has been arrested in Madrid. A Spanish judge will decide Thursday whether to free Herve Falciani, a former HSBC computer analyst detained in Spain at the request of Switzerland for leaking documents alleging widespread tax evasion, a court official said.
  • PM Modi extends greetings on National Maritime Day, remembers Babasaheb Ambedkar

    PM Modi extends greetings on National Maritime Day, remembers Babasaheb Ambedkar

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    Speaking at a programme to mark the inauguration of a building of Western Court Annexe in Parliament complex, Modi said it was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government that chose to have two memorials installed at two places in the capital. "Working for the poorest of the poor is our mission". "No regime has honoured the Dalit icon like our government has done". Modi said it was always working for the 'poorest of the poor.' Modi said it was his government that completed Rs 200 crore Ambedkar ...
  • Caravan of illegal immigrants 'broken up,' thanks to United States immigration law

    Caravan of illegal immigrants 'broken up,' thanks to United States immigration law

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    He declared as "dead" the program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to pass legislation to secure the USA border with Mexico. Also setting Trump off: A briefing from senior administration officials last week that included an update on an uptick in illegal border crossings, and images played on his favourite network, Fox News, of a " caravan " of migrants making their way through Mexico.
  • In Kolkata, son preserves body of octogenarian mother

    In Kolkata, son preserves body of octogenarian mother

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    Hindustan Times was informed by a police officer that Majumdar had removed the internal organs from his mother's body for preservation. His father Aurobindo De also lived in the same flat. Bina and Gopal Majumdar used to work at the Food Corporation of India (FCI) while Subhabrata Majumdar worked for a leather products company. Police sources say the son had got the second freezer at some time when the first freezer in which the body was giving mechanical trouble.
  • Trump hails Mexico's 'strong immigration laws' for stopping migrant caravan

    Trump hails Mexico's 'strong immigration laws' for stopping migrant caravan

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    The sheer size of the group - more than 1,000 people, swollen by Hondurans leaving their country after a contentious presidential election - has made the logistics of travel too hard, they said . Many Catholic priests, nuns and laypeople assist migrants as they traverse Mexico by operating a network of shelters, which run the length of the country and offer humanitarian and legal assistance.
  • Investor inattention and Tuesday earnings announcements: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

    Investor inattention and Tuesday earnings announcements: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

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    The institutional investor held 176,450 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.98 million, down from 458,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.49. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Mkt Perform" on Thursday, December 17. The rating was maintained by Howard Weil on Thursday, July 30 with "Sector Outperform".
  • Willingdon Wealth Management Raises Stake in IBM (IBM)

    Willingdon Wealth Management Raises Stake in IBM (IBM)

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    MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) has declined 2.90% since April 5, 2017 and is downtrending. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of IBM by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc stated it has 0.28% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ). Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Company has invested 0.18% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ).
  • Four staffers dead in Turkish university shooting

    Four staffers dead in Turkish university shooting

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    Four people were killed today in a shooting at the Osmangazi University in Turkey's northwestern province of Eskisehir , according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. The cause of the attack was not immediately known. "Three prosecutors have been assigned to investigate the incident", Cakacak said in a televised statement, adding more details will be released upon the completion of the investigation.
  • N Korea rights record 'likely off table'

    N Korea rights record 'likely off table'

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    The meeting of working-level officials at the border village of Panmunjom was to discuss security, protocol and media coverage issues for the April 27 summit. South Korea's foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha said Seoul maintains a "firm stance" against the "dire human rights situation" in the North but that the prospect of Moon discussing it with Kim this month was unlikely.
  • Rain, go away: Weather warning calls for freezing rain into Wednesday

    Rain, go away: Weather warning calls for freezing rain into Wednesday

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    Impacts of this next storm will be similar to the one on Monday . The best shot at some wintry weather will be in the Adirondacks, Greens & in eastern Vermont & western New Hampshire. "Around 5-10cm is expected to accumulate above 200m with a chance of locally 15cm across the higher routes". "It's a winter storm in April ", said Environment Canada meteorologist Steve Boily.
  • Rudy Giuliani's wife files for divorce after 15 years

    Rudy Giuliani's wife files for divorce after 15 years

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    While they don't have any kids together, they both have adult children from previous relationships. The two married in 2003. Just days earlier, NY television anchor Donna Hanover - the mother of his two children - was blindsided when her husband announced during a live television interview that the couple was separating and acknowledged Judith as his "special friend".
  • Supreme Court rejects former president Lula da Silva's plea to avoid jail

    Supreme Court rejects former president Lula da Silva's plea to avoid jail

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    Gen Eduardo Villas Boas tweeted late on Tuesday that the military shared Brazilians' "desire for the repudiation of impunity". Such concerns are taken seriously in a country that experienced a 1964-1985 military dictatorship. Silva, whose social policies are believed to have helped millions out of poverty, has maintained that the charges against him were politically motivated.
  • Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

    Pearson pulls out of Commonwealth Games

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    Speaking to reporters, the 2012 London Olympic gold medallist said that she is "gutted" to withdraw from the contest. "I was double checking and triple checking that this is the right decision and making sure there was no possible way to be able to get out onto the track without obviously doing more damage and making it a longer process for rehabilitation".
  • Icardi misses glorious chances as Milan derby ends in stalemate

    Icardi misses glorious chances as Milan derby ends in stalemate

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    The result leaves the Rossoneri eight points behind the top four, can they still qualify for the Champions League? In their last match against AC Milan , Luciano Spalletti's squad was defeated 1-0. It was a close second half and Icardi had the best opportunity of the game ten minutes in but he squandered his chance miserably as he missed an open goal.
  • On the passing of Winnie Nomazamo Madikizela-Mandela

    On the passing of Winnie Nomazamo Madikizela-Mandela

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    What broke the camel's back was when it was officially confirmed that indeed Mme Winnie Mandela is no more. "I am not the sort of person to carry handsome flowers and be an ornament to everyone", she said. As we are going to bury her body we are not burying her ideas; her revolutionary ideas remain intact in us. In 1974, she was imprisoned for six months for violating her banning order by lunching with her two children and another banned person.