By Smita Prakash PATNA: With the polling process in Bihar entering its final stretch, a confident Chief Minister Nitish Kumar predicted Thursday that he saw no threat to his chances of serving a third consecutive term in office from the opposing NDA led by a boisterous Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but was candid enough to accept that there was a political challenge to be faced and taken head-on.
Six children between one and five years old were left alone at an unlicensed home-based daycare in the Manitoba capital, police said Thursday.
The woman in charge, who was the sole caregiver, left the home at some point Tuesday, police said. A mother of one of the children arrived at 2 p.m. to pick up her child and was shocked to find no adults around.
“When the parent went there, there were … numerous knocks at the residence that met with negative results,” Det. Sgt. Natalie Aitken said.
JPMorgan Chase has offered to pay about $3 billion to settle an array of pending Justice Department probes, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the discussions.The Justice Department argued JPMorgan would need to pay billions above the $3 billion offer to settle the cases, according to the person.The newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, said that JPMorgan, the biggest US bank by assets, and the Justice Department had expanded the settlement talks to include an array of cases.