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What would you do with a big Lottery win? What would you do with a big Lottery win?
- October 07, 2017

According to The Sunday Times Rich List, a single victor scooping the entire £168 million jackpot would be ranked the joint 671st richest person in the UK. The current record holders are Colin and Chris Weir, from Largs in North Ayrshire, Scotland, who won £161 million in 2011. Andy Carter, the National Lottery's senior winners' adviser, urged all United Kingdom players to check their tickets quickly to see if they are among the winners. (more...)
Man lived with dead bodies of his mother and twin brother for a year Man lived with dead bodies of his mother and twin brother for a year
- October 07, 2017

Robert Kuefler didn't return a message left by The Associated Press. At one point, he moved his brother's body into the bathroom because it was "in the way", the Pioneer-Press reported. Kuefler, 59, was charged on Wednesday with one count of interference with dead body or scene of death, a gross misdemeanor. Kuefler also gave police the date that his loved ones died, which he claimed was of natural causes. (more...)
Egypt to miss injured trio for Congo clash Egypt to miss injured trio for Congo clash
- October 07, 2017

The two teams were still in the race to qualify from Group E, prior to their meeting. A win or draw for Ghana's Black Stars in Kampala, with maximum points for Egypt in Alexandria means that Cuper's side will guarantee their place to next summer's finals in Russian Federation with a game to spare. (more...)
4 best games between WVU football and TCU
- October 07, 2017

He's also 2-0 when picking against the team visiting Fort Worth today: West Virginia . Pollack and the rest of the College GameDay crew can be watched live from 8-11 a.m. One of those games this week is TCU hosting West Virginia in a huge Big 12 clash. TCU is 5-0 in total in GameDay games. West Virginia like to score as well with 56, 59 and 56 points scored the last three games. (more...)
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) To Soon Deploy Cell Baloons In Puerto Rico Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) To Soon Deploy Cell Baloons In Puerto Rico
- October 07, 2017

U.S. authorities have approved Alphabet Inc's application to use its experimental Project Loon balloons to provide emergency mobile phone service to disaster-stricken Puerto Rico , as Tesla said it would send more battery supplies. Musk said he was diverting resources from a semi-truck project to fix Model 3 bottlenecks and "increase battery production for Puerto Rico & other affected areas". (more...)
NRA: 'Bump stock' devices deserve more regulations NRA: 'Bump stock' devices deserve more regulations
- October 07, 2017

Also in the congressional hopper is a measure that would allow people with concealed-weapon permits in their home states to carry a shrouded firearm in other states, even those with more restrictive laws. Trump, since hitting the presidential trail in 2015, has positioned himself as a fierce champion of gun rights and staunch opponent of any Second Amendment restrictions. (more...)
Ivana Trump's new book imagines being 'First Mother' to President Ivanka Trump Ivana Trump's new book imagines being 'First Mother' to President Ivanka Trump
- October 07, 2017

She also wrote about how she first met Trump at a restaurant in Manhattan and how he paid the bill through a cheque and then offered to drop Ivana home in his giant Cadillac. The divorce came under scrutiny during the 2016 election, when it was reported that Ivana once signed a sworn deposition alleging Donald had raped her . (more...)
Campanha contra Armas Nucleares ganha Nobel Campanha contra Armas Nucleares ganha Nobel
- October 07, 2017

Isso mesmo foi tido em consideração na argumentação do Comité Nobel norueguês ao atribuir o prémio à ICAN , que considerou "um líder da sociedade civil" do movimento contra as armas nucleares, que desenvolveu esforços para "estigmatizar, proibir e eliminar" este tipo de armamento, cujo uso provocará "inaceitável sofrimento humano". (more...)
GUN DEBATE: Could legislation prevent attacks like Vegas from happening? GUN DEBATE: Could legislation prevent attacks like Vegas from happening?
- October 07, 2017

Stephen Paddock , the shooter from the events of Mandalay Bay this past weekend, passed Nevada background checks and legally bought most of his 43 firearms from an assortment of gun stores in the state . "And I think it's premature to be discussing legislative solutions if there are any". "It is a long process and it is scrutinized heavily before they will allow you to have a fully automatic weapon", Baughman said. (more...)
Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law
- October 07, 2017

The president tweeted that he called New York Sen. Schumer said that Trump asked him about another attempt to repeal Obamacare but that he told the President that Democrats would not work with him on that. "A good place to start might be the Alexander-Murray negotiations that would stabilize the system and lower costs", Schumer added. Despite the early speculation on the political outcome, the report notes, "it's not known what Trump proposed or how Schumer responded". (more...)
Death toll for attack on Shrine in Jhal Magsi rises to 22 Death toll for attack on Shrine in Jhal Magsi rises to 22
- October 07, 2017

In 2005, a bombing at the same shrine had killed 35 people. A heavy deployment of security forces has initiated search operation in the area. Initial reports suggested at least 18 people died in the October 5 attack, but The Associated Press says officials have increased the death toll to 20. (more...)
Man detained after people injured in collision near London Natural History Museum Man detained after people injured in collision near London Natural History Museum
- October 07, 2017

Police were called within the last hour, around 2:21 p.m. GMT, about reports of a collision. Several people have been injured, the Metropolitan Police has said. (more...)
Minimum wage talks for Cambodian garment labour ends Oct 5 Minimum wage talks for Cambodian garment labour ends Oct 5
- October 07, 2017

Around 800,000 people work in Cambodia's 700-plus garment and shoe factories. However, it is a good start for this year to increase the minimum wage to this level plus other benefits offered to workers which are paid by employers. Many senior CNRP leaders have since fled the country, fearing arrest. Radio stations that broadcast other than innocuous or pro-government programming had their licenses revoked. (more...)
Hurricane Nate to push moisture into Central Florida throughout weekend Hurricane Nate to push moisture into Central Florida throughout weekend
- October 07, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate will traverse the northwestern Caribbean Sea Friday and reach the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula early Friday evening. An 11 a.m. National Hurricane Center advisory said authorities issued a Hurricane Warning for a stretch of coast from Grand Isle, La., to the to the Alabama/Florida state line. (more...)
Croatian Football Coach Ante Čačić Fired after Poor Draw with Finland Croatian Football Coach Ante Čačić Fired after Poor Draw with Finland
- October 07, 2017

After the collective neurosis of Euro 2012, no Irish fan will underrate to Croats ever again, so to expect them to drop points is perhaps slightly fanciful. Last night's draw means that Croatia have endured an Ireland-esque falter: after a flying start, they have picked up just four points in their last four games. (more...)
At Least 14 Dead In Road Accident In Pakistan At Least 14 Dead In Road Accident In Pakistan
- October 07, 2017

The injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital, Quetta for treatment, and the bodies are also being shifted to the hospital. "All those who died in the crash were aboard the passenger van", said senior local official Salahuddin Noorzai. The chief minister has directed concerned authorities to provide best possible medical treatment to the injured. Poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving are cited as common reasons behind accidents in Pakistan. (more...)
Delhi: Five Killed in Shahdara Over Alleged Property Dispute Delhi: Five Killed in Shahdara Over Alleged Property Dispute
- October 07, 2017

However, the Delhi police is trying to find out the motive behind the mass murder and a police team has started manhunt to nab the killers. The police further noted that all the victims had stab injuries on their bodies. According to the reports, the police are on the spot and are investigating the matter. The bodies of Urmila Jindal (65) and her three daughters Sangeeta Gupta (56), Nupur Jindal (48) and Anjali Jindal (38) were found with their neck slit at their residence at about 7.20 am. (more...)
Love Jihad: Kerala questions NIA probe in SC Love Jihad: Kerala questions NIA probe in SC
- October 07, 2017

In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala said that there is no need for National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe in alleged Hadiya "Love Jihad" case. The Supreme Court had ordered a comprehensive probe into the various aspects of the case including the conversion of the woman to Islam, religious institutions and people involved, and the ones she was in contact with. (more...)
European Union action on Apple tax decision 'extremely disappointing' European Union action on Apple tax decision 'extremely disappointing'
- October 07, 2017

Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , in charge of competition policy, said: "Ireland has to recover up to €13bn in illegal State aid from Apple ". The EC previous year ruled that a favourable "sweetheart" deal over tax rated between the two amounted to state aid. (more...)
Syria: Turkish forces prepare to support anti-Assad rebels in Idlib
- October 07, 2017

Free Syrian Army fighters backed by the Turkish military reportedly entered Syria on Friday night, into a province controlled by al-Qaeda linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militants. HTS is not party to a deal brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran for the safe zone in the province, one of four such "de-escalation" zones nationwide. (more...)
KeyCorp Comments on Callon Petroleum Company's Q1 2018 Earnings (CPE)
- October 07, 2017

The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, September 9. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by Canaccord Genuity. Wi has invested 2.23% in Noble Energy, Inc. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability reported 0.01% stake. Jane Street Gru Lc owns 164,857 shares. 929,443 were accumulated by Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Banking. (more...)
PIA to abandon US-bound flights from October 31 PIA to abandon US-bound flights from October 31
- October 07, 2017

The flagship carrier has temporarily stopped booking US-bound flights for November after the management started mulling over ending operations to the US. However, it faced "political pressure" each time, which hindered its plans, sources privy to the matter told Geo News. These flights were "beneficial" to the politicians and officials, the sources said. (more...)
Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist
- October 07, 2017

He continues to deny having killed Kim Wall, but admits to having thrown his body in the sea after she had been the victim of an " accident ". The police have charged Danish inventor Peter Madsen with killing the Swedish journalist, a charge carrying a sentence of five years to and life in prison. (more...)
@RSSorg Chief Mohan Bhagwat escapes major accident on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura @RSSorg Chief Mohan Bhagwat escapes major accident on Yamuna Expressway in Mathura
- October 07, 2017

Bhagwat along with other leaders was one his way from Delhi to Vrindavan. "The auto following that of Mohan Bhagwat rammed into his vehicle and caused a damage to its rear bumper". Reportedly, Bhagwat along with his accomplices were safely shifted to other cars and the troop left for Vrindavan after a small halt. Earlier this year, the Yamuna Expressway was awarded a title of "death highway", after the reports suggested that 548 lives have been lost with the time peroid of 5 years. (more...)
Massive wave of butterflies lights up Denver weather radar
- October 07, 2017

In this October 3, 2017, radar images provided by the National Weather Service show a 70-mile-wide wave of butterflies drifting across the Denver metro area. Paul Schlatter posted a radar image of how birds appear and another of the colourful butterflies. Painted Lady butterflies are found across the continental U.S. (more...)
Official statements on Las Vegas shooting Official statements on Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

I am thankful for the doctors, nurses, police and first-responders, including concert-goers, who selflessly came to the aid of victims. The next day, she told her three children what had happened. Kristin Babik, a law student at the University of Florida in Las Vegas for an internship at the Clark County district attorney's office, suffered broken ribs and a collapsed lung in the shooting, the school said. (more...)
Out on parole, Sasikala meets Out on parole, Sasikala meets "critically ill" husband in hospital
- October 07, 2017

On Saturday, the private hospital where Natarajan is undergoing treatment said that he would remain critical for the next few days. Despite her parole condition restricting her from meeting any person, Sasikala Natarajan greeted several supports gathered outside her residence as well as the hospital on Saturday. (more...)
Demonetization, the largest money laundering scheme ever: Arun Shourie Demonetization, the largest money laundering scheme ever: Arun Shourie
- October 07, 2017

Stating that it was an "idiotic jolt" and everyone who had black converted it into white, he said, "The RBI has said that almost 99% of the banned currency has been returned to banks, which suggests that black or untaxed money was not destroyed by the giant move". (more...)
VX found on women accused of Kim Jong-Nam murder VX found on women accused of Kim Jong-Nam murder
- October 07, 2017

On Wednesday , the judge and court officials wore face masks and surgical gloves as VX-tainted evidence was presented in court. The women have said they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera TV show and were tricked by men suspected of being North Korean agents. (more...)
Butcher Island fire: Firefighting operations continues in Mumbai Butcher Island fire: Firefighting operations continues in Mumbai
- October 07, 2017

According to port officials, the incident took place around 5 in the evening at tank number 13 and 14, which have storage capacity of around 10 to 15 lakh litres each. The fire is confined to a 32000 metric ton high-speed diesel storage tank. The island which is located close to the Elephanta Island on Thane creek has an oil terminal used by the port authorities where crude oil is stored in oil containers. (more...)