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Saudi Arabia arrests 22, including Qatari national, for inciting criminal acts Saudi Arabia arrests 22, including Qatari national, for inciting criminal acts
- October 05, 2017

Also on Wednesday,  Saudi security forces arrested 24 people involved in incitement and spreading rumors in Hail region, spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior said. The ministry noted that the authorities, which were carrying out legal procedures in a social case in Hail, have noticed that "some of those who are involved in the case had exploited social networking sites to disseminate lies and exaggerations about the circumstances of the case". (more...)
Canada removes Holocaust memorial plaque that failed to mention Jews Canada removes Holocaust memorial plaque that failed to mention Jews
- October 05, 2017

The Heritage Minister explained that the Holocaust Memorial Museum "is a place in memory of six million Jews and another five million victims who were murdered during the Holocaust". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with holocaust survivors Eva Kuper, Georgette Brinberg and Philip Goldig before dedicating the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa last Wednesday. (more...)
Death of NHK female reporter in 2013 caused by overwork: broadcaster Death of NHK female reporter in 2013 caused by overwork: broadcaster
- October 05, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration has been seeking to improve working conditions in the country following the suicide of a new recruit at Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc.in 2015 due to excessive working hours. Masahiko Yamauchi, a senior official at NHK's news department, was quoted by Kyodo as saying that Sado's death was not a personal matter but a problem for the organisation as a whole, "including the labour system and how elections are covered". (more...)
Without Evidence, Islamic State Claims Las Vegas Shooting Without Evidence, Islamic State Claims Las Vegas Shooting
- October 05, 2017

Police said Paddock, of Mesquite, Nevada, killed himself after the shooting and that there was reason to believe that he had a history of psychological problems. The militants lost Mosul, their biggest prize and last major stronghold in Iraq, in July after a grueling months-long battle, and are now holed up in a few remaining neighborhoods in Raqqa, where US -backed Syrian forces are bearing down on them. (more...)
Rise of India is opening new opportunities: President Kovind Rise of India is opening new opportunities: President Kovind
- October 05, 2017

Addressing the Indian community here on Tuesday, President Kovind, who is the first Indian leader to visit Djibouti, spoke about India's high growth trajectory and said it is opening new opportunities for collaboration. "It is an important Indian Ocean partner country for India". Djibouti is strategically located just off the Gulf of Aden. "We want to embrace and connect with our diaspora overseas", the president said. (more...)
Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters
- October 05, 2017

Nadal has only played Khachanov once before and that came in this year's Wimbledon Championship. Isner booked his last-eight place in China with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Argentinian Leonardo Mayer. Jelena Ostapenko will be her rival in the quarter-finals after her opponent Peng Shuai was forced to retire with a knee injury just 11 minutes into their match. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif flies for London Nawaz Sharif flies for London
- October 05, 2017

Nawaz Sharif's indictment in NAB references is still pending and the accountability court will resume the hearing on Monday (October 9). According to his ticket, the former PM will return home on January 5, 2018. The court had made a decision to hear cases against Nawaz Sharif in separate trials while he is likely to be indicted on October 9. The scions of Nawaz Sharif, Hassan, Hussain and Maryam are already in the British capital to take care of their mother. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Carnival Corporation (CCL), Mylan NV (MYL)
- October 05, 2017

Mymetics Corp (OTCMKTS:MYMX) has 0.00% since October 4, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 24.21% the S&P500. Private Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Charter Financial Corp. The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 16.6%. It operates through two divisions: general rentals, and trench, power and pump. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. (more...)
Chilling Las Vegas bodycam footage shows cops hiding from Stephen Paddock's bullets Chilling Las Vegas bodycam footage shows cops hiding from Stephen Paddock's bullets
- October 05, 2017

Still, the sister left open the possibility that Danley could provide information helpful to investigators. At the moment he began shooting, Jason Aldean, a star from Nashville was performing. He said he did not know Stephen's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , well. "She was probably one of the only people I've ever seen that he'd go out of his way to do a little thing for", he said. (more...)
Wolf takes budget crisis into his own hands Wolf takes budget crisis into his own hands
- October 05, 2017

Wolf says the borrowing will raise about $1.2 billion, while he says he'll manage the state's workforce and costs to the best of his ability to save money. Raising the state's hotel tax from 6 percent to 11 percent would put Pennsylvania in the top 10 states in hotel taxes, according to figures from the National Conference of State Legislatures. (more...)
Land-for-hotels scam: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad appears before CBI Land-for-hotels scam: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad appears before CBI
- October 05, 2017

Following multiple summons for questioning in the Railway hotel's maintenance contract case, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Based on the CBI case, the Enforcement Directorate has initiated a money laundering probe into the same set of allegations and has summoned Ms. Rabri Devi next week. (more...)
Class 1 girl allegedly molested by staffer in south Delhi school Class 1 girl allegedly molested by staffer in south Delhi school
- October 05, 2017

The girl returned home and informed her mother about the incident. My daughter shouted and rushed to her class, " he said. According to media reports, the student was assaulted by the housekeeping staff after she had gone to the girl's bathroom. (more...)
British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro awarded Nobel Prize in Literature British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
- October 05, 2017

With the dystopian work Never Let Me Go (2005), Ishiguro introduced a cold undercurrent of science fiction into his work. The British writer, known best for his novels The Buried Giant , Never Let Me Go , and The Remains of the Day , was announced as this year's victor by the Swedish academy earlier today (Oct. (more...)
Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals
- October 05, 2017

Kyle Hendricks will start against the Nationals in Game 1 on Friday and be followed, in order, by Jon Lester , Jose Quintana and Jake Arrieta . It seems like a bit of a slow drag as fans wait for the title defense begin since there is almost a five-day gap between the season finale against the Reds and the first game of the National League Division Series in Washington. (more...)
What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi? What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi?
- October 05, 2017

In a setback to Zakia, the Gujarat High court on Thursday rejected her plea challenging the lower court order on the SIT clean chit to Modi and others. Meanwhile a special court in June 2016 found 24 people guilty in connection with the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case. Ehsan Jafri and 68 others were apparently dragged out of their homes and burnt alive by the rioting mob. (more...)
President Trump Calls #Route91 Shooting Pure Evil President Trump Calls #Route91 Shooting Pure Evil
- October 05, 2017

Trump says the nation is joined together today in sadness, shock and grief. As more information continued to be revealed about the shooting in Las Vegas-which left more than 50 people dead and more than 500 injured-Trump made a short, scripted, speech where he called on the nation to unite, adding that the attack was "pure evil." Despite the calls for immediate action, the White House said now is not the time for a debate on control. (more...)
McDonald's 'happy' meals came with a side of cocaine McDonald's 'happy' meals came with a side of cocaine
- October 05, 2017

The night manager Frank Guerrero, 26, allegedly sold drugs over the fast food counter. "The conduct was so blatant it would be comical if he weren't committing a serious narcotics crime", the city's Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowing about plans: lawyer Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowing about plans: lawyer
- October 05, 2017

Danley , 62, was described by police as Paddock's "companion" and "roommate", according to the New York Times . In an odd twist, the father of the accused Las Vegas shooter, Stephen Paddock , was a convicted bank robber who was once on the FBI's Most Wanted list after escaping prison in the 1960's. (more...)
Why starting Trevor Bauer over Corey Kluber in Game 1 makes sense
- October 05, 2017

Why they won't win: The Dodgers crashed to earth in August & September. We'll see what pops up in the 'pens this year. The rotation is stout and will be a tough out for any team in a 7-game series. Dating back to 2014, the Indians have won nine of 13 at Yankee Stadium. "It's been a good pitch for him". So I watched the first two innings, I think. (more...)
Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over child abuse allegations Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over child abuse allegations
- October 05, 2017

However police stressed that no inference of guilt should be drawn from the inquiry's conclusions. "The account from Sir Edward Heath would have been as important as other evidence gathered as part of the wider investigation". They related to physical as well as sexual abuse. The allegation was made by a United Kingdom resident in August 2015 and an interview was carried out by Thames Valley Police. (more...)
Iraqi PM urges Kurds to keep up fight against IS Iraqi PM urges Kurds to keep up fight against IS
- October 05, 2017

In a joint presser with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Marcon said dialog was the only solution to the dispute between Baghdad and Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), which recently held a controversial secession plebiscite in defiance of global warnings. (more...)
President Trump to Las Vegas: President Trump to Las Vegas: "We're with you 100%"
- October 05, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In America, it's not unusual for people to own a gun. He may very well be, but he also had access to guns. What is the debate in America about? "I wish I could be surprised by this shooting, but I can't be surprised because it just keeps happening over and over again", said Jen Pauliukonis, president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence. (more...)
Unarmed Security Guard Helped Stop Vegas Massacre Unarmed Security Guard Helped Stop Vegas Massacre
- October 05, 2017

Campos and all of our officers are recognized for what they do every day, which is protect people", Dave Hickey , president of the International Union, Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America, told the Daily Beast . The door to the room itself was also barricaded. He drew Paddock's fire away from concertgoers before police or a SWAT team arrived. "It is fantastic that the security guard didn't sustain additional injury", Lombardo told reporters. (more...)
Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike
- October 05, 2017

The strikes also reportedly killed 12 of his field commanders. Among the warlords was one of the assistant group leader - head of security service of group Ahmad al-Giza. Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammed al-Jolani meeting with several group commanders ahead of the Aleppo battles a year ago. He said the attacks near Al-Qaryatayn in the Homs province and a key highway linking Palmyra and Deir el-Zour wouldn't have been possible without US intelligence. (more...)
Pro-independence parties want Catalan parliament to discuss independence on Monday Pro-independence parties want Catalan parliament to discuss independence on Monday
- October 05, 2017

Puigdemont is due to address the Catalan Parliament on Monday, in a session called to "discuss the results of the referendum on October 1 and its effects", a statement from the parliament said . Mireia Boya of the radical leftwing separatist CUP said it would be "a plenary to proclaim the republic" of independent Catalonia. Some 90% of voters backed a split from Spain, but turnout was only around 42%, largely because anti-independence Catalans did not show up. (more...)
White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre White House Press Secretary chokes back tears while discussing Las Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

Paddock's motive remained a mystery. The White House says Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Trump on Wednesday to express their sympathy to the victims of Sunday night's shooting in Las Vegas . (more...)
After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold After Vegas attack, Republicans put gun silencer bill on hold
- October 05, 2017

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump held a moment of silence at the White House Monday. He staged a almost 15-hour filibuster to protest the lack of any serious debate on the Senate floor over what, if any, gun control measures should be considered following the tragedy. (more...)
Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term? Akhilesh amending SP constitution to give himself 5-yr term?
- October 05, 2017

Mr. Akhilesh had personally invited his father for the national convention. Summary: "The amendment once passed would ensure the next round of Lok Sabha and UP assembly polls would be fought under Akhilesh's leadership". Tomorrow the SP will hold its national convention, which sources said is expected to be attended by over 15,000 workers. All through the family feud, Shivpal had remained with Mulayam and had even threatened to quit the party if Akhilesh failed to honour the SP patriarch ... (more...)
Schatz Blasts Trump for Dedicating Golf Trophy to Hurricane Victims Schatz Blasts Trump for Dedicating Golf Trophy to Hurricane Victims
- October 05, 2017

Donald Trump practices his swing at the 13th tee of his Trump International Golf Links course on the Menie Estate near Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain June 20, 2011. Sen. Brian SchatzBrian Emanuel SchatzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Equifax suffered hack months earlier than the date it disclosed Spicer says he wore disguise while traveling to Emmys appearance MORE (D-Hawaii) blasted President Trump for dedicating a golf trophy to hurricane victims, ... (more...)
Simultaneous Lok Sabha And State Polls Possible From September 2018, Confirms EC Simultaneous Lok Sabha And State Polls Possible From September 2018, Confirms EC
- October 05, 2017

The Bhartiya Janata Party has been advocating to hold parliamentary and assembly elections together for quite some time now. Now, the question has cropped up whether the government will push for a constitutional change to hold a joint election in all states and union territories of the country or only organise the Lok Sabha election with the poll bound states in 2018. (more...)

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