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Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel shrugs off Lewis Hamilton's criticism Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel shrugs off Lewis Hamilton's criticism
- October 01, 2017

Sebastian Vettel is eager to draw a line under his Singapore Grand Prix start collision with Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen and says it won't alter how it attacks the blasts off the line. "Like Singapore, Malaysia will be a first for me as I've never raced there before". The lights went off, obviously, we did our starts, everyone was trying to move at the start and it was the way it happened. (more...)
President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG
- October 01, 2017

Among those who have been appointed include two people who have served in the armed forces. Purohit was holding the additional charge of Meghalaya. Jagdish Mukhi appointed as the new Assam Governor by the President of India Ramnath Kovind. (more...)
EU's top politicians arrive in Tallinn, Kaljulaid meets Macron EU's top politicians arrive in Tallinn, Kaljulaid meets Macron
- October 01, 2017

May said at the start of an European Union summit she was "pleased that the negotiations have been making progress and I look forward to developing that deep and special partnership with the European Union". "Last night's discussions showed there's a common realisation of a need for a leap forward in Europe", he said. Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte cautioned against grand visions. (more...)
Twelve arrested as neo-Nazis clash with counter-protesters at rally in Sweden Twelve arrested as neo-Nazis clash with counter-protesters at rally in Sweden
- October 01, 2017

Black-clad fascists carrying riot shields and wielding flags marched through Gothenburg. NMR is known for its openly anti-Semitic stance, and the group had originally sought to pass by a downtown synagogue to coincide with Yom Kippur, the Jewish holy day. (more...)
Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets
- October 01, 2017

After catching wind of Trump's statements , Yulín Cruz tweeted that it wasn't a time for any distractions, especially when people's lives were at stake. Trump has pledged to spare no effort to help Puerto Rico recover from Maria's ruinous aftermath, and tweeted that military personnel and first responders have done "an awesome job", despite having "no electric, roads, phones etc". (more...)
KRG to pay price over independence referendum: Erdogan KRG to pay price over independence referendum: Erdogan
- October 01, 2017

General Masoud Jazayeri, spokesman for Iran's joint armed forces staff, said the maneuver will be held in the coming days in northwest Iran near the Iraqi Kurdistan border. Most worldwide carriers who fly to and from airports in the Kurdish region announced they would halt flights beginning tonight in line with the ban. (more...)
GKN plc's (GKN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc GKN plc's (GKN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc
- October 01, 2017

Berenberg Bank downgraded HSBC Holdings to a hold recommendation and fixed a GBX 600 ($8.07) price target for The corporation.in a study note on early Tue, Jul 4th. The original version of this story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/30/hsbc-holdings-plc-hsba-given-overweight-rating-at-morgan-stanley.html. (more...)
Teacher May Have Given Flutes Containing Bodily Fluids to Orange County Students Teacher May Have Given Flutes Containing Bodily Fluids to Orange County Students
- October 01, 2017

According to the Orange County Register , the flutes were likely given to children as part of the Flutes Across the World program, in which flutes painted and decorated by California students are gifted to underprivileged children in various parts of the world. (more...)
Indian fire kills 2 villagers, soldier in Kashmir Indian fire kills 2 villagers, soldier in Kashmir
- October 01, 2017

Launching fresh attack at India, Pakistan has now targeted India over the ongoing Kashmir unrest, while handing over a dossier to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. He said that the surgical strikes in both Myanmar and PoK were "extremely successful" and contributed significantly to building India's image at national and global level. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Diageo plc (LON:DGE) This Week?
- October 01, 2017

About 1,600 shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Diageo PLC (NYSE: DEO ) Position Cut by Tweedy Browne Co". It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Hanson Mcclain Incorporated invested in 0% or 203 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.2% in Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC). (NYSE:CF). (more...)
FHP: Deadly crash closes northbound lanes of U.S. 301 FHP: Deadly crash closes northbound lanes of U.S. 301
- October 01, 2017

The circumstances leading up to the crash are unclear at this time. He and two other firefighters whose names were not released, were in the truck, all had minor injuries, and were taken to a hospital to be checked. Sky 6 video from the scene showed a four-door sedan with extensive damage that appeared to almost split the vehicle in half. Weber was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the FHP crash report. (more...)
Seth Meyers rips apart Roy Moore after his primary election win Seth Meyers rips apart Roy Moore after his primary election win
- October 01, 2017

The underdog's victory has sent shockwaves through Washington . " Luther Strange has been shooting up in the Alabama polls since my endorsement", Mr Trump wrote in one now-removed post . Seth Meyers Wednesday night scorched the Republican Party for backing rather than denouncing Alabama's "Judge" Roy Moore , noting the the racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, religious extremist birther is "very much cut from the same cloth as Donald Trump ". (more...)
Hurricane Maria Relief Food Drive for Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief Food Drive for Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Daddy Yankee was also on CNN urging people to help those in need, reminding us viewers that Puerto Rican's are American citizens as well. "It would mean a lot if somebody could tell us 'hey, I have planes that are ready to go with all of your supplies, come with us you can make sure that it gets to the right hands, and we'll bring you back, ' that would be phenomenal", she added. (more...)
USA cuts embassy staff in Cuba after mystery attacks USA cuts embassy staff in Cuba after mystery attacks
- October 01, 2017

The United States has cut its diplomatic presence in Cuba by more than half over mysterious "attacks" that have caused hearing loss, dizziness and fatigue among embassy staff there. In August, the State Department revealed that a number of USA diplomats in Cuba had been the target of what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described at the time as "health attacks" - but details have been sketchy at best. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'
- October 01, 2017

Baker said Puerto Rico had accepted the offer for the unit to help support satellite-based data and mobile communications on the hurricane-ravaged island, where communication lines have been severely damaged . On Thursday, acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke stirred controversy after she told reporters she was "very satisfied" with the federal response since Maria made landfall, calling it a "good news story". (more...)
Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million
- October 01, 2017

Governor Abbott presents Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner with a $50 million check. In turn, Ramshaw says, Abbott accuses Turner of "holding Harvey recovery hostage". Sitting beside Turner at a news conference in Houston on Friday, Abbott said they were on the same team. "We can't ask people to build in the same place unless we are taking the steps to mitigate the risk of flooding down the road", Turner said. (more...)
Scalise cheered upon his return to Capitol Scalise cheered upon his return to Capitol
- October 01, 2017

Trump spoke to Scalise, said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Scalise was among Republican lawmakers attacked June 14 in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, by a gunman who opened fire on them while they were practicing for a charity baseball game against Democrats. (more...)
Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan Trump promotes 'giant, beautiful, massive' tax plan
- October 01, 2017

Promising big tax cuts and a booming economy, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation Wednesday - a sweeping, $5 trillion plan that would deeply cut levies for corporations, simplify everyone's brackets and almost double the standard deduction used by most Americans. (more...)
Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort
- October 01, 2017

In a string of tweets from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump accused her of partisanship, asserted she had failed to get city workers to help and complained that "they want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". (more...)
European Union warns 'miracles' needed for Brexit progress with UK
- October 01, 2017

The term is the bar European Union leaders have set before they will allow Brexit talks to move on from the terms of the divorce to discussions about trade . British Prime Minister Theresa May took the opportunity of the summit to visit British troops on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in northern Estonia and pledged post-Brexit security cooperation with European neighbours confronting Russian threats. (more...)
Boris Johnson made a gaffe when he visited Burmese temple Boris Johnson made a gaffe when he visited Burmese temple
- October 01, 2017

The prominent Brexiteer's visit the Southeast Asian country was the first visit by a British foreign secretary in five years. British colonial times were seen as a humiliation and an insult. "What? The Road to Mandalay?" The programme focuses on Mr Johnson's suitability to be the next Prime Minister. Apparently unfazed by the telling off, Boris simply replies "good stuff", before taking photos of the tourist scene on his iPhone. (more...)
Six member Massachusetts National Guard team headed to Puerto Rico Six member Massachusetts National Guard team headed to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Yulín Cruz countered in an interview on MSNBC that the only goal right now is to save lives, adding that she "has no time for distractions". "This is the time to show our 'true colors.' We can not be distracted by anything else", she tweeted, along with photos of herself meeting with residents and rescue workers, wading hip-deep through a flooded street and comforting an elderly woman. (more...)
Shinji Kagawa Scores The Chip Of Dreams Against Augsburg Shinji Kagawa Scores The Chip Of Dreams Against Augsburg
- October 01, 2017

Throughout the rest of the match though, Augsburg had plenty of chances to level the match. The host quickly found a way back into the game, Brazilian winger Caiuby sending a powerful header past Roman Bürki. Five points separate Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table. It took Dortmund 25 minutes before they had their first real opportunity of the second half. (more...)
Donald Trump attacks mayor of Puerto Rico's storm-hit capital city
- October 01, 2017

Christie announced Friday that he's sending 1,100 emergency responders to Puerto Rico to aid in recovery efforts after the island was battered by back-to-back hurricanes . That drew a sharp rebuke from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , who told CNN , "This is a people-are-dying story". "When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story". (more...)
United States stretch Presidents Cup lead over desperate Internationals United States stretch Presidents Cup lead over desperate Internationals
- October 01, 2017

However, at this point, we should know better than to count either of these stars out of anything. Later, there was a choreographed (and nonetheless awkward) celebration between Kevin Kisner and Phil Mickelson after the latter's 12-foot birdie putt completed a comeback 1 -up victory over Jason Day and Marc Leishman , who had led for the first 13 holes. (more...)
Georgia Tech runs over UNC to extend winning streak Georgia Tech runs over UNC to extend winning streak
- September 30, 2017

The Tar Heels were 2-for-11 on third downs. The Tar Heels are dealing with a plethora of unfortunate injuries, including senior wide receiver Austin Proehl and senior defensive end Tyler Powell. The first play of the sequence was a TaQuon Marshall fumble at midfield. Benson then broke free for his 63-yard touchdown run. ". Then we don't capitalize on offense". (more...)
Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S
- September 30, 2017

Kim says they were motivated by their coaches and the people cheering for them. North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea's capital Seoul. "That's all that matters to them right now is to qualify for the Olympics", Julie Marcotte said before this week's competition. North and South Korea showed solidarity at recent Games. (more...)
After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai
- September 30, 2017

In picture: Stampede breaks out at on a narrow railway footover bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations of Western Railway in Mumbai on Sept 29, 2017. Purushottam Karad, Deputy Commissioner of Police for the Western Region, said, "Heavy rainfall accompanied by an vast crowd on the bridge caused the incident". (more...)
Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban Saudi women rejoice at end of driving ban
- September 30, 2017

He also said that allowing them to issue fatwas would benefit the community. The move is being seen as a stern blow to several Islamic clerics who justified banning women from driving by saying that it would lead to promiscuity and the collapse of the Saudi family. (more...)
Seven operatives of dreaded Babbar Khalsa International arrested Seven operatives of dreaded Babbar Khalsa International arrested
- September 30, 2017

They also connected and recruited people using social media, said police. The accused have been identified as Kuldeep Singh of Basti Jodhewal, Ludhiana , Jasvir Singh, of Tarantan, Amandeep Singh of Jalandhar, Manpreet Singh of Moga, Onkar Singh, Jugraj Singh and Amritpal Singh of Amritsar. (more...)