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4G coverage in India will beat 2G in a year: Mukesh Ambani 4G coverage in India will beat 2G in a year: Mukesh Ambani
- September 28, 2017

Reliance Industries subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm is now the only company in India whose entire network is 4G, IP-based. He said India, riding on the back of a digital revolution, will grow to a $7-trillion economy in the next 10 years, from $2.5 trillion right now, and rank among the top three economies in the world. (more...)
Trump defends relief response to Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Combined, there are now about 5,000 active-duty US service members and National Guardsmen on duty assisting Puerto Rico, including more than 1,000 who work from the the amphibious assault ship Kearsarge and the dock landing ship Oak Hill, vessels deployed off the coast of Puerto Rico, said Army Lt. (more...)
No plans to scrap General Electric locomotive plant, says Piyush Goyal No plans to scrap General Electric locomotive plant, says Piyush Goyal
- September 28, 2017

In November 2015, the Rail Ministry, then headed by Suresh Prabhu, awarded a Rs 14,000-crore contract to United States conglomerate General Electric to set up a diesel electric locomotive factory in Marhowra. Electricity is a domestic and self-sufficient resource whereas we have to import diesel. But Goyal said the government had no plans to make sudden changes in policy and there was no threat to the GE plant in eastern India. (more...)
Arista Networks Inc (ANET) Rating Reiterated by Needham & Company LLC
- September 28, 2017

We believe Arista Networks above-market growth is set to continue due to its large exposure to the high-growth segments of the IT market, where it is gaining market share, largely due to the reasons described in the prior section. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 99,841 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,426,432.91. In other news, insider Ita M. (more...)
Israeli Security Thwarts Temple Mount Attack, Arrests ISIS Cell Israeli Security Thwarts Temple Mount Attack, Arrests ISIS Cell
- September 28, 2017

A third suspect, Faras Salah Mahmoud Mahajneh, 24, also from Umm al-Fahm, was arrested for supporting the Islamic State and for weapons possession. Two of the arrested, one a 16-year-old minor, of Umm al-Fahm located near Haifa in northern Israel, were supporters of the Islamic State who planned to carry out a shooting attack on the Temple Mount modeled after one in July that killed two Israeli Border Police officers. (more...)
White House changes time of Trump's Indianapolis speech White House changes time of Trump's Indianapolis speech
- September 28, 2017

Protesters also took on the issue of immigrants, chanting "No hate, no fear". "He represents the bully, and I don't really want my children to be looking up to a bully", said Paula Shoultz, a protester who attended with her son and daughter. (more...)
IN police shoot at actor playing bank robber IN police shoot at actor playing bank robber
- September 28, 2017

Green St. Duff was wearing a ski mask and carrying a gun while leaving the brewery with his back to the officers. Then things got dicey. The officers say they told Duff to drop the gun, and he allegedly turned towards the officers. Montgomery County Movies posted a statement on their Facebook page thanking the police department for their quick response. Crawfordsville is located in west central in, about 20 miles south of Lafayette and 80 miles east of Champaign. (more...)
Tourism drives economic growth-Minister Tourism drives economic growth-Minister
- September 28, 2017

The WTTC is joining the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO ) in the celebration of World Tourism Day in Qatar to highlight the economic, social and environmental contribution of travel and tourism to sustainable development around the world. (more...)
I Will Negotiate With Dems on Health Care in Coming Months I Will Negotiate With Dems on Health Care in Coming Months
- September 28, 2017

His message on Twitter Wednesday, comes after President Trump cited an unnamed Senator being in the hospital as part of the reason Republicans are unable to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Starting in October, the Republicans will need at least 60 votes to be able to overturn ObamaCare, and that threshold is far greater than their current majority of 52 seats in the upper house. (more...)
John Oliver Takes Blasts Donald Trump's National Anthem Protest Comments
- September 28, 2017

He's fired!'" Trump told the crowd at a rally for Republican Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange. "We will never back down. We no longer can afford to stick to sports". We believe it is important to support any of our players who choose to peacefully express themselves with the hope of change for good. He chastised the president's words, saying " divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the National Football League, our great game and all of our ... (more...)
Puerto Rico expects U.S. to lift Jones Act shipping restrictions Puerto Rico expects U.S. to lift Jones Act shipping restrictions
- September 28, 2017

The rich and clueless paid an unimaginable $250,000 per couple last night to sip $10 bottles of water in a city with flawless tap water at that dinner's even more exclusive round table with the commander-in-chief as millions in Puerto Rico remained without safe drinking water for five days. (more...)
Tillerson heads to China as North Korea tension rises Tillerson heads to China as North Korea tension rises
- September 28, 2017

Seoul did not rule out the launch of new missiles of the DPRK. China's imports of coal from North Korea rose sharply to more than 1.6 million tonnes in August despite a supposed embargo imposed by Beijing to comply with a United Nations sanctions to thwart Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Austrian official welcomes extending European Union border controls Austrian official welcomes extending European Union border controls
- September 28, 2017

Bulgaria and Romania have demonstrated their capacity to defend the EU's external borders, and should therefore become members of our internal border-free zone", the press release reads. Germany has long argued it needs the controls to combat the threat of Islamic militancy in Europe. While not referring to the four countries, the Commission's plan, if agreed by European Union governments, would allow them to keep the controls in place for another year if they can justify them. (more...)
Scottish Labour interim leader Alex Rowley accused of plot against Dugdale Scottish Labour interim leader Alex Rowley accused of plot against Dugdale
- September 28, 2017

But during the conversation at the conference, he said he had decided not to run himself because he believed that Mr Leonard had "everything that we need to win" the next Holyrood election in 2021. "But he has now to get elected of course". Jackie Baillie said Rowley is guilty of "hypocrisy" and "it will infuriate members to learn that some MSPs were working behind the scenes to undermine her [Dugdale] and replace her with Richard Leonard". (more...)
U.S. trade envoy says Bombardier dispute with Canada does impact relations U.S. trade envoy says Bombardier dispute with Canada does impact relations
- September 28, 2017

But the three teams did not dive into the details of the most sensitive matters and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo told a news conference that there would be "substantial challenges" in the next round. "Our government is absolutely committed to defending it", said Freeland, who called it one of the great achievements of the initial deal. "It is true on some of the hardest issues, proposals have not been tabled, so we haven't gotten to those", Ms. (more...)
Puerto Rico Wants US to Waive Jones Act Amid Disaster
- September 28, 2017

He said the J.F. Luis Hospital in St. Croix was deemed "structurally sound", power was restored to Schneider Hospital, airports were open only for military and relief efforts, and eight seaports were open but with some restrictions. "But the chain of command needs to work a little faster". "Right now, I'd say the best thing people can do would be to donate either to the Red Cross or UnitedforPuertoRico.com", Roman said. (more...)
Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018 Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018
- September 28, 2017

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the total amount of the second issuance has been sized at $12.5billion, equivalent to SAR 46.9 billion, consisting of three tranches of Notes as follows: $3 billion (equivalent to SAR 11.3 billion) Notes maturing 2023, $5 billion (equivalent to SAR 18.8 billion) Notes maturing 2028, and $4.5 billion (equivalent to SAR 16.9 billion) Notes maturing 2047. (more...)
Trump impersonates John McCain's POW disability in private meeting
- September 28, 2017

Trump has been reportedly imitating the thumbs down motion McCain made as he went to cast a no vote in July on the Republicans" "skinny' Obamacare repeal bill. Sen. John McCain's daughter is speaking out against Donald Trump after it was reported that the president has been "physically mocking" the Vietnam veteran's war injuries. (more...)
Anti-Superstition Bill gets Cabinet approval, to be tabled in November Anti-Superstition Bill gets Cabinet approval, to be tabled in November
- September 28, 2017

Following protests from within the government and outside, the government had amended the intended Bill, which originally had provisions for banning superstitious practices, including astrology and animal sacrifice. Maharashtra introduced its anti-superstition bill soon after the murder of rationalist Narendra Dhabolkar by unknown bikers. It seeks a punishment of between one to seven years and a fine of Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000 for anyone who violates the provisions of the bill, but specifies ... (more...)
Kurds approve independence in referendum, setting up showdown with Iraq Kurds approve independence in referendum, setting up showdown with Iraq
- September 28, 2017

Erdogan even suggested the possibility of a cross-border incursion similar to the one Turkey carried out against IS and Kurdish fighters in Syria . It warned of the possibility of "radical elements and terrorists" engaging in acts which target national security in the aftermath of the referendum . (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Trump's Tweets Accusing Him Of Colluding With Media Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Trump's Tweets Accusing Him Of Colluding With Media
- September 28, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week preached his company's commitment to election integrity . Both sides are upset about ideas and content they don't like. Donald Trump's comments have come when Facebook has been facing an intense fake news scrutiny. "We learned a lot, and will continue to apply those lessons in other forthcoming elections". (more...)
FARAKHABAR: US-NATO Reiterate Partnership with Afghanistan FARAKHABAR: US-NATO Reiterate Partnership with Afghanistan
- September 28, 2017

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and said the target had been Mattis. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the Pentagon chief was unharmed, as he had departed before the attack. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries have strong reasons to maintain support for Afghanistan and will respond to U.S. President Trump's call for more troops and funding, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. (more...)
Spyder 1st Day Box Office Collection Spyder 1st Day Box Office Collection
- September 28, 2017

Spyder has garnered average to good reviews from the critics. No doubt, Spyder will gain huge amount at the box office for the producers of the film. "Andhra Box Office tweeted: "#SPYder starts with Below-Par WoM and Poor Openings except USA & HYD. #SPYder which was sold at Record Rates, failed to come close to any of the recent Biggies Openings in Telugu States. (more...)
Exodus from Bali volcano nears 100000 as tremors intensify Exodus from Bali volcano nears 100000 as tremors intensify
- September 28, 2017

Women carry offerings at a temple about 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) from Mount Agung volcano, rear, at Pemuteran village in Karangasem, Bali , Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) advised Filipinos living in or travelling to Bali in Indonesia to exercise caution in the light of increased volcanic activity in Mount Agung. (more...)
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fremont tops Davis in 4-set tussle
- September 28, 2017

AT - Jewell Prophet 9 aces, 4 digs, 3 kills, 2 assists, 17 points; Nina Nevarez 4 aces, 2 digs, 4 kills, 12 points; Jess Marcos 5 aces, 3 digs, 5 assists, 7 points. Also for Sauk Valley (17-3, 5-0 Arrowhead), Tori Smoode had five kills and three kill blocks; Jensyn McKinney had five kills; Hannah Peterson had four kills, two kill blocks and three aces; Gwen Lohr-Fandel had 10 digs; and Kacey Koch (10), Paige Conner (10) and Alexis Herrera (9) combined for 29 assists. (more...)
German industry urges Berlin to quickly find position on European Union reform German industry urges Berlin to quickly find position on European Union reform
- September 28, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed the "European passion" in French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious EU reforms speech but said it was too soon to judge his concrete proposals. Marcon suggested the UK might want to rejoin the European Union after his grand plan had been pushed through: "In a few years, if they want, the United Kingdom could find its place". (more...)
Trump has started physically mocking Mitch McConnell and John McCain in private Trump has started physically mocking Mitch McConnell and John McCain in private
- September 28, 2017

Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) as he said McCain has earned the right to "do whatever the damn hell he wants to". Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, tried for two weeks to jam the party's 11th hour proposal to upend Obamacare through the Senate before budget reconciliation rules expire September 30. (more...)
McCain: US should scrap shipping restrictions on storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

On Monday , a group of eight House Democrats asked that DHS waive the law for one year for Puerto Rico. Administration officials on Tuesday balked at the idea, saying there was sufficient shipping capacity for emergency deliveries to Puerto Rico in the US merchant fleet, but Trump said on Wednesday that a waiver was under consideration. (more...)
Emmanuel Macron says Britain could be part of reformed European Union after Brexit
- September 28, 2017

Macron is expected to argue that the eurozone needs a joint finance minister, budget and legislature to prevent future crises like those that have battered Europe in recent years. He said that by 2024 "we need a Europe that is simpler, more transparent and less bureaucratic. simple, efficient protective, the single market should become a space for convergence rather than competition". (more...)
Our Opinion: Latest GOP bill is more bad medicine Our Opinion: Latest GOP bill is more bad medicine
- September 28, 2017

Graham-Cassidy would also transform traditional Medicaid, a joint state-federal health care program, by giving states a limited per-capita allotment to cover beneficiaries instead of paying a percentage of the state's overall Medicaid costs. (more...)

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