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Saudi king, Putin clinch billion-dollar energy, arms deals Saudi king, Putin clinch billion-dollar energy, arms deals
- October 08, 2017

The statement came as Saudi Arabia's King Salman visited Moscow . Mr Putin hailed the visit from the king - the first sitting Saudi monarch to visit Russian Federation - as a "landmark event". "The falling of the oil prices has been stopped, due to the efforts of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia and relations between Russian Federation and OPEC". (more...)
'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra 'Huge' blast at gas station rocks Ghana's Accra
- October 08, 2017

Authorities said the fires were now under control. In May, an explosion at a factory in the Western Regional capital of Takoradi occurred as a tanker was discharging liquefied petroleum gas at the Ghana Household Utilities Manufacturing Company factory. (more...)
Pences hand out sandwiches in Puerto Rico Pences hand out sandwiches in Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, said on Friday the company would send more battery installers to Puerto Rico to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out all power on the island over two weeks ago. Army Corps of Engineers. Blumenthal did not specify when the rest of the military personnel would arrive, but Republican Senator Cory Gardner, speaking at the same news conference, said the plan to bring in more National Guard forces is "an assessment that has been made ... (more...)
Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Duarte Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Duarte
- October 08, 2017

The suspect was hit and airlifted to the hospital where he was declared dead. Undercover officers with the Pasadena Police Department recognized the suspect, reported Stu Mundel in Sky9. Both were attending the gathering when a gun-wielding attacker walked up to the group congregated in front of a home and started shooting, according to the sergeant. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11, Day 5 updates: Shilpa Shinde's jailbreak act shocks inmates Bigg Boss 11, Day 5 updates: Shilpa Shinde's jailbreak act shocks inmates
- October 08, 2017

Friday is a "big" day for the contestants as the first member to enter the jail and it will be decided on the Friday Ka Faisla. Now it will be interesting to see if the actress will walk out of the show or will she manage to save Priyank from Salman's anger. (more...)
Investors Buy Kroger Company (The) (KR) on Weakness
- October 08, 2017

On Monday, April 10 KROPF SUSAN J sold $298,950 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) or 10,000 shares. Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in Kroger Company (The) during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $105,000. They expect $-0.69 earnings per share, down 25.45% or $0.14 from last year's $-0.55 per share. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39. (more...)
Nick Clegg urges people to join Labour to stop Brexit Nick Clegg urges people to join Labour to stop Brexit
- October 08, 2017

Shortly after that, Labour announced that it was in favor of a post-Brexit transitional period of between two and four years, during which the United Kingdom would remain in the EU's single market and customs union. She announced in a handout of her speech to the party conference in Manchester, England, that the government will invest an additional 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) in affordable housing - taking the government's total affordable housing budget to nearly 9 billion pounds. (more...)
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals: Game 1 Lineup
- October 08, 2017

He batted for Hendricks in the eighth and doubled to left field. Carl Edwards Jr . threw a flawless inning and Wade Davis finished the two-hitter for a save. One out later, Bryant drove in the first run with a single to right-center and went to second when Harper's throw missed the cutoff man. The cutoff man nearly got him at second, but replay confirmed he was safe. (more...)
Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBT) Trading Volume Significantly Lower
- October 08, 2017

When there are more buyers than sellers, the stock price will rise because of the increased demand. ( GBT ) traded up 0.15% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.35. The total value of its holdings decreased 21.7%. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . (NASDAQ: GBT ) has seen its stock price gain, or, so far in 2017. (more...)
Las Vegas massacre probe focuses on gunman's arsenal, history Las Vegas massacre probe focuses on gunman's arsenal, history
- October 08, 2017

Also known by the brand name Slide Fire, bump-fire stocks, or "bump stocks", modify such rifles as an AR-15 to "allow it to fire in rapid succession or automatic fire", said Sam Rabadi, a retired ATF special agent. Massie explained that the ATF ruled back in 2010 under the Obama administration not to ban bump stocks. Fully automatic weapons have been heavily restricted in the USA for decades, and even the NRA has drawn a line at supporting this sort of firepower, at least recently . (more...)
2 killed in crash involving police pursuit on Highway 6 2 killed in crash involving police pursuit on Highway 6
- October 08, 2017

The teenage couple was pronounced dead at the scene. Waterloo Regional Police began to pursue a red vehicle after what they describe as "a concerned citizen" called police saying they witnessed a woman being assaulted and pulled into a auto in Cambridge. (more...)
James Woods announces his retirement from acting - via a real estate listing James Woods announces his retirement from acting - via a real estate listing
- October 08, 2017

The release said the 70-year-old Woods is retiring from the entertainment industry and attributed the decision to the recent deaths of Woods's mother and brother. The actor is most known for roles in Casino , Once Upon a Time in Mexico , The Virgin Suicides , and Videodrome . Actress Amber Tamblyn then publicly accused Woods of trying to pick her up when she was 16, however Woods has denied these allegations. (more...)
UK's May says she has support of cabinet to stay as leader
- October 08, 2017

Thirsk and Malton MP Kevin Hollinrake said he was "100 per cent" behind the Prime Minister while Harrogate MP Andrew Jones described Mrs May as "the right person to lead the United Kingdom". 'Like a lot of my colleagues have said today, he should shut up'. She told BBC Radio 4's Any Questions that Mrs May "has the absolute support of her entire Cabinet and of her party". (more...)
Sweden vs Luxembourg UEFA World Cup Qualifying Sweden vs Luxembourg UEFA World Cup Qualifying
- October 08, 2017

With time running out, Holland took the lead again through a penalty from Arjen Robben on 84 minutes before Memphis Depay made it 3-1 with a free-kick in stoppage time. Bosnia are now overtaken by Greece who earned a 2-1 win over Cyprus in Nicosia. Goals from Haris Medunjanin and Edin Visca put the Bosnians ahead after Belgium full-back Thomas Muenier's early strike, but Michy Batshuayi and Yannick Carrasco turned things around. (more...)
Ronaldo benched for Portugal´s World Cup qualifier against Andorra Ronaldo benched for Portugal´s World Cup qualifier against Andorra
- October 08, 2017

Dario Dumic's header eight minutes from time looked to have given Bosnia a precious point, but minutes later Yannick Ferreira Carrasco netted from a tight angle to secure the win for Belgium . Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka opened the scoring for the Swiss as they comfortably beat Hungary 5-2. The second goal eventually came with five minutes to go, Andre Silva bundling in from close range after a left-wing Ronaldo cross was headed into his path by Danilo Pereira, with a straight ... (more...)
Merkel Supports Coalition With Greens, Free Democrats
- October 08, 2017

Support for Merkel's bloc declined in the September 24 election by nearly 9 percentage points, to 32.9 percent. Speaking in Dresden to her party's youth wing, Merkel said she will hold talks with the pro-business FDP and the left-leaning Greens and then present her Christian Democratic Union with a coalition proposal for approval. (more...)
Boris Johnson urges Tories on WhatsApp: 'Get behind Theresa May'
- October 08, 2017

Pressure on the prime minister has grown since her party conference speech was plagued by a series of mishaps, as she struggled with a persistent cough and was interrupted by a prankster. She told BBC Radio 4's Any Questions that Mrs May "has the absolute support of her entire Cabinet and of her party". Earlier in the summer, Downing Street believed that allies of David Davis were canvassing colleagues in an attempt to get rid of her, around the time when Andrew Mitchell declared to a room ... (more...)
Senior Tories 'circle the wagons' against Theresa May plotters Senior Tories 'circle the wagons' against Theresa May plotters
- October 08, 2017

Mr Shapps' backers weret nicknamed The Freezerites, MPs who back former Chancellor George Osborne's vow not to stop attacking Mrs May until she is "chopped up in bags in my freezer". Under party rules, Mr Shapps will need to gather the signatures of 48 MPs in order to trigger a formal leadership contest. Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom said Mr Shapps should "shut up", after he media appearances on Friday, claiming to have a list of "30 names" of Tory MPs who want Mrs May to stand down. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks Confident As They Begin NLDS Against Dodgers
- October 08, 2017

The Dodgers need to replicate what they did in Game 1 . "The first game is big", Turner said. "They're the best team in the big leagues and we're gonna go in there and I think it's gonna be a great series". Fans expectations were high since the Dodgers have the best record in baseball this season. Oddly enough, despite a 5.71 ERA in NLDS games pitched, Kershaw has followed that up with a 2.00 ERA in NLCS series he has pitched in. (more...)
Two Saudi Royal Guards Killed in Attack at Jeddah Palace Gate Two Saudi Royal Guards Killed in Attack at Jeddah Palace Gate
- October 08, 2017

Local media reported that incident happened at about 15:15 (12:15 GMT). "He was immediately dealt with and his cowardly act also resulted in the martyrdom" of two royal guards, it added. The attacked was identified as Mansur bin Hassan bin Ali al-Fahid al-Amiri, a 28-year-old Saudi national, and carried a Kalashnikov machine gun and three Molotov fire grenades, the spokesman said. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old near Dallas Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old near Dallas
- October 08, 2017

Mathews was most recently seen wearing a pink best, dark pajama bottoms and pink flip-flops. The Richardson Police Department believe Sherin Mathews, 3, was taken. (more...)
Donald Trump adopts 'Spanish' accent to pronounce Puerto Rico Donald Trump adopts 'Spanish' accent to pronounce Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

The comments caused worry amid tensions with North Korea and following a hastily called news conference on Wednesday at which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied he was planning to resign. When asked again what he meant, Trump said only: "You'll find out". Trump asked reporters in the State Dining Room. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also declined to elaborate, saying: "We're never going to say in advance what the president will do". (more...)
White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment White House fails to explain Trump's 'calm before the storm' comment
- October 08, 2017

He said: "You'll find out". The president made the cryptic warning on Thursday after dinner with his top military leaders. "The calm before the storm". The White House later confirmed to multiple news outlets that the president would, in fact, be in Harrisburg next week, not Hamburg. His curious remark comes after he ordered officials to swiftly come up with various military options regarding North Korea's nuclear and missile threats. (more...)
'Only one thing will work!'
- October 08, 2017

It wasn't clear what the "one thing" is that Trump was referring to, but likely will lead to further speculation that he is planning to attack the rogue nation led by Kim Jong Un. Trump also offered another stark warning to Kim, saying "we can not allow this dictatorship to threaten our nation or allies with unimaginable loss of life". (more...)
Google and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto Rico Google and Tesla have plans to help rebuild Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

Now, Alphabet wants to do something similar in Puerto Rico where most people are still without any cell service. Puerto Rico is still reeling from the devastation from Hurricane Maria , which has left billions of dollars worth of damage in its wake, flooded the country and destroyed a lot of the buildings. (more...)
Afghan president, U.S. general vow ambitious air war to defeat Taliban Afghan president, U.S. general vow ambitious air war to defeat Taliban
- October 07, 2017

The first UH-60s Black Hawks had arrived in southern Kandahar province last month. Gen. John Nicholson, commander of the U.S. Forces Afghanistan and the RSM, said the Afghan forces were the "mujahedeen" and said their numbers and capabilities were on the rise. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter's Father Was On FBI Most Wanted List Las Vegas Shooter's Father Was On FBI Most Wanted List
- October 07, 2017

The family bounced around a few Chicago apartments, and Benjamin Paddock attended high school in the city, though it's unclear whether he graduated. He wrote that Paddock spent the last decade of his life in Texas. A March 1969 FBI Wanted poster said escaped bank robber, auto thief and con man Patrick Benjamin Paddock, also known as Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, had been "diagnosed as psychopathic, has carried firearms in commission of bank robberies". (more...)
Ticket prices may go up by 25% Ticket prices may go up by 25%
- October 07, 2017

For tickets of films which are priced under Rs 100, patrons will pay 18 percent as GST. The minimum fare of Rs 10 has now been hiked to Rs 15. The statement also said that cinema associations had asked for maximum base of Rs 160 for air-conditioned theaters and Rs 120 for non-airconditioned screens in Greater Chennai. (more...)
Panchkula Violence Following Gurmeet's Conviction was Orchestrated By Honeypreet Panchkula Violence Following Gurmeet's Conviction was Orchestrated By Honeypreet
- October 07, 2017

Further disclosing the matter, ACP Mukesh Malhotra, the head of special investigation team (SIT) said that Rakesh Kumar is now under police custody. Her former husband Vishwas Gupta had alleged an illicit relationship between the two. Revealing about his ex-wife and Gurmeet's illicit relationship, Gupta claimed that he saw Ram Rahim and Honeypreet in a compromising position in the Dera chief's "gufa" or private accommodation on the sprawling campus near Sirsa town in Haryana. (more...)
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...)