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United States says Pakistan 'critical' to long term stability in the region United States says Pakistan 'critical' to long term stability in the region
- October 05, 2017

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday met his counterpart Rex Tillerson in Washington hours after the top USA military officer accused Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of having ties with militant groups. While officials have long questioned the role Pakistan has played in Afghanistan, the comments by Mattis are likely to cause concern in Islamabad and within the Pakistan military. (more...)
Prepping for politics, ulaga nayagan Kamal Haasan starts meetings Prepping for politics, ulaga nayagan Kamal Haasan starts meetings
- October 05, 2017

Earlier in an interview with a leading news channel, Haasan had said that he will make an entry into politics in January 2018, but the Wednesday's meeting suggested that the superstar may hurry up his political debut. Rajinikanth's aspiration to enter politics took birth two decades ago and he has supported a few political parties on a few occasions. Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is going to put makeup on his face after a long time for a movie. (more...)
Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria - Ifax Russian military denies report IS captured Russian soldiers in Syria - Ifax
- October 05, 2017

He said recent attacks on Syrian regime forces were all made "from a 50-kilometer zone around At-Tanf on the Syrian-Jordan border" where the USA -led coalition is operating a garrison. Entire towns close to the Russian border were under Cossack control at some point during the conflict. "As a result of the strike, the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, Abu Mohammed al-Jolani, received multiple serious shrapnel wounds, lost an arm and is in a critical condition, according to several independent ... (more...)
Wiltshire army sergeant 'sabotaged wife's parachute in murder attempt' Wiltshire army sergeant 'sabotaged wife's parachute in murder attempt'
- October 05, 2017

Emile Cilliers, of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, unsuccessfully attempted to kill his former Army officer wife, Victoria, twice in 2015, the Telegraph reported . Miraculously, she survived after landing in a field on Salisbury Plain, Wilts, but was seriously hurt and spent three weeks in hospital. Cilliers, who has served with the Royal Artillery and Royal Engineer regiments since 2005, denies two counts of attempted murder and criminal damage reckless as to whether it endangered ... (more...)
Met Office issues wind warning for London and the South East Met Office issues wind warning for London and the South East
- October 05, 2017

The Met Office says that westerly winds will bring gusts of 40-50 miles per hour - and of more than 60mph in some areas. Most of Wales, the Midlands and Northern England will see strong winds overnight. The strong winds and heavy rain will also affect large parts of the rest of the UK. Another two storms - Brian and Caroline - are due to reach United Kingdom shores in mid-October. (more...)
5 former U.S. presidents to attend hurricane concert at Texas A&M 5 former U.S. presidents to attend hurricane concert at Texas A&M
- October 05, 2017

Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced Wednesday . The show, called "Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal ", was announced Wednesday on the George H.W. Tickets for the "Deep From the Heart" concert are now on sale. All ticket sales and other proceeds from the event will go to the "One America Appeal" fund. (more...)
Wade excited to be reunited with bosom buddy James Wade excited to be reunited with bosom buddy James
- October 05, 2017

The 35-year-old, who won back-to-back National Basketball Association championships alongside LeBron James at the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013, insists he will settle for any position as long as it benefits the Cavaliers . I look forward to reuniting and playing alongside my brother LeBron . Tonight will just be a chance for the Cavs to run some of their sets, start getting guys in game shape and see who plays well together. (more...)
British prankster crashes Prime Minister's speech, gives her 'pink slip' British prankster crashes Prime Minister's speech, gives her 'pink slip'
- October 05, 2017

The announcement caused energy companies' share prices to tumble. She pledged to change organ donation to an opt-in system, reduce racial disparity and address housing affordability. British comedian Simon Brodkin , who uses the stage name Lee Nelson, handed May a P45 letter - a document given to employees when they leave their job - as she gave her speech to Conservative supporters. (more...)
SC inmates try to escape prison, reports say SC inmates try to escape prison, reports say
- October 05, 2017

In a Facebook post, McCormick County Emergency Services confirmed that prisoners were attempting to escape from the state prison, located on Redemption Way. The sheriff's department says the prison remains on lockdown. Housing at all Level 3 facilities consists of single and double cells, and all perimeters are double-fenced with extensive electronic surveillance. (more...)
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) Trading Volume Significantly Lower
- October 05, 2017

Citigroup Inc. boosted their price objective on shares of Beacon Roofing Supply from $48.00 to $51.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Wall Street await Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $53.0 target. (more...)
Man's Jack Daniel's flag mistaken for ISIS flag by 'worried' neighbors Man's Jack Daniel's flag mistaken for ISIS flag by 'worried' neighbors
- October 05, 2017

A man in Switzerland jokingly hung a Jack Daniel's flag in front of his house, only to have his concerned neighbors ask if he was pledging allegiance to the Islamic State . "I was completely flabbergasted when I read it", he said. The man said he does not know who exactly wrote the letter. "I talked to the neighbors but no-one knows anything about it". (more...)
Federal judge accepts Arpaio pardon Federal judge accepts Arpaio pardon
- October 05, 2017

Arpaio in July and the former lawman was fighting her decision, asking her for a retrial and promising an appeal. Arpaio was convicted in July of willfully violating a 2011 injunction barring his officers from stopping and detaining Latino motorists exclusively on suspicion they were in the country illegally. (more...)
Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Buckles Under The Trend Lines
- October 05, 2017

It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500. Compass Minerals International ( NYSE:CMP ) opened at 66.20 on Wednesday. CMP's SI was 7.98M shares in October as released by FINRA. Compass Minerals International, Inc .'s Return on Equity (ROE) is 17.20%, measure their profitability and reveals how much profit they generate with the money their shareholders. (more...)
NZ kingmaker Peters to hold coalition talks NZ kingmaker Peters to hold coalition talks
- October 05, 2017

New Zealanders may soon have a clearer idea over who will form government almost a fortnight after the general election. "Joyce was with us from the beginning when we founded New Zealand First in 1993". "We will truly miss her", Mr Peters said. James Shaw, the leader of the Green Party, declined to comment when ed by Reuters. Ms Ardern will be at the meeting with deputy Kelvin Davis, but other attendees are yet to be confirmed. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend 'has clear conscience'
- October 05, 2017

The official said Paddock visited the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, around his birthday, staying for five to six days on both occasions. "We are praying for those who have been injured, those who have lost their lives, for the medical personnel and first responders who, with bravery and self-sacrifice have helped so many". (more...)
European Union takes Ireland to court over £11bn Apple tax bill European Union takes Ireland to court over £11bn Apple tax bill
- October 05, 2017

Ireland responded on Wednesday that while it had never accepted the Commission's analysis of the Apple case, it respected European Union law and was committed to ensuring swift recovery of the contested state aid. Furthermore, although Ireland has made progress on the calculation of the exact amount of the illegal aid granted to Apple, it is only planning to conclude this work by March 2018 at the earliest. (more...)
Stryker Corporation (SYK) Shares Bought by Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd
- October 05, 2017

Mclean sold 1,124 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. 78306 shares were traded on Stryker Corporation's last session. It has outperformed by 11.63% the S&P500. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $155.00 target price on shares of Stryker Corporation in a research report on Monday. (more...)
Caribou's Dan Snaith announces new Daphni album 'Joli Mai' Caribou's Dan Snaith announces new Daphni album 'Joli Mai'
- October 05, 2017

Composed entirely of new, self-produced music, the tracklist features 23 original Daphni tracks and four new edits. Included on there are several of the tracks from the aforementioned Fabriclive mix, as well as some new ones like " Carry On ", which was shared as a single. (more...)
Deutsche Bank Cuts Rating On Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc (MMC) Deutsche Bank Cuts Rating On Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc (MMC)
- October 05, 2017

Recent trading patterns in the stock of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 16.25% since October 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 36 investors sold MMC shares while 239 reduced holdings. (more...)
Daesh attacks in Syria come from near USA forces' location, Russian Federation says Daesh attacks in Syria come from near USA forces' location, Russian Federation says
- October 05, 2017

Last month Russian Federation claimed to have killed several top IS commanders in an air strike including the US-trained "minister of war" Gulmurod Khalimov. They were triggered by an offensive by jihadist fighters led by Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate launched against government-held villages in neighbouring Hama province on September 19. (more...)
President Trump travels to Las Vegas Wednesday President Trump travels to Las Vegas Wednesday
- October 05, 2017

Paddock was found dead when police entered his hotel room. Las Vegas police have called Marilou Danley, who returned to the United States late Tuesday, a "person of interest". The 64-year-old gunman killed himself before authorities arrived. She was born in the Philippines , and is an Australian citizen. "We didn't know if they had fallen or had been shot", said Ralph Rodriguez, an IT consultant from Pomona Valley near Los Angeles, who was at the concert with a group of friends. (more...)
White House Says Premature To Discuss Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 05, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has almost choked up during her daily press briefing. "Again, I think before we start trying to talk about preventions of what took place last night, we need to know more facts". While investigating incident, Trump also announced that he would go to city on Wednesday and instruct country to download flags in half. People flee the grounds after a shooter opened fire from the Mandalay Bay hotel. (more...)
San Diego attorney among the dead San Diego attorney among the dead
- October 05, 2017

The LA County Sheriff's Department issued a release on the morning of Monday, Oct. 2, stating that two members of the department were hit by gunfire at the Jason Aldean concert near Mandalay Bay. LAPD Sgt. Fred Cueto said three other off-duty officers were also at the concert, but none of them were injured. He said his officers told him they were not allowed to carry their weapons into the music festival. (more...)
Europe steps up efforts to collect $15 billion from Apple Europe steps up efforts to collect $15 billion from Apple
- October 05, 2017

A report from Bloomberg throws an interesting new wrench into the story of Apple's tax situation in Ireland, which has been ongoing now since the end of the last Ice Age. Ireland refuted the claims, saying the rates offered to Apple were available to all, and there has been no violation of Irish or European laws. The Irish government called the commissioner's decision "wholly unnecessary" and that it does not accept its analysis of Apple's tax arrangements. (more...)
Al-Nusra leader injured in airstrike, 12 commanders killed: Russian Federation Al-Nusra leader injured in airstrike, 12 commanders killed: Russian Federation
- October 05, 2017

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his government is making a major effort to try to isolate al-Qaeda's Nusra Front within the Idlib Province of Syria, as part of implementing deals to reduce violence in the country. Since 2017, it dominates a coalition of jihadist factions called Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). In the 42-second video, released on the terrorist group's AMAQ news agency , two men appeared briefly in a room wearing grey tunics. (more...)
Why shares in gun firms rose after Vegas horror Why shares in gun firms rose after Vegas horror
- October 05, 2017

One brief exception to this was the atrocity at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012 after which, for a while, it looked as if Barack Obama might drive through restrictions on gun ownership. " And then, gun stock prices soar". Instead, gun sales climbed during the Obama administration's two terms as gun aficionados bought more firearms just in case rules changed at a national level or in individual states controlled by Democrats. (more...)
President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas President Trump lauds first responders during prepared remarks in Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

US President Trump has met some of the hundreds of people shot in the Las Vegas massacre as he spoke of their "tremendous bravery". Standing alongside doctors, he said: "It makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job they've done". (more...)
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 05, 2017

Finally, Numeric Investors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings during the second quarter worth $189,000. 08/30/2017 - Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Piper Jaffray. (more...)
White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims
- October 05, 2017

Sunday's shooting was the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, eclipsing the 2016 massacre of 49 people at an Orlando nightclub by a gunman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State militants. The president says those details will be announced at "an appropriate time". As the death toll for the Las Vegas shooting continues to rise, local lawmakers are now speaking about potential changes in gun control laws. (more...)
Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily Cats kill over one million birds in Australia daily
- October 05, 2017

Feral and pet cats kill more than 1 million birds in Australia every day, new research showed Wednesday, with the staggering slaughter driving the decline of many species. This is a problem for obvious reasons: cats can't tell if a particular bird is part of a threatened species, and that means destruction for these vulnerable creatures. (more...)