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Anandiben Patel will not contest Gujarat Assembly elections, cites age as reason Anandiben Patel will not contest Gujarat Assembly elections, cites age as reason
- October 09, 2017

Anandiben Patel contested her first assembly election from Mandal assembly constituency in 1998. Patel, on Monday wrote a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah and conveyed her decision. In 2016, she resigned as Chief Minister after she said in a Facebook post that she was old now and it was time for new leadership to take over. Today, based on the same party policy, I do not want to contest assembly elections... (more...)
De Gea Linked With Shock Move? De Gea Linked With Shock Move?
- October 09, 2017

Frankly, we'll believe when we see it, as De Gea seems quite happy with his current situation at Manchester United , with José Mourinho's men now tied top of the Premier League and comfortable in their Champions League campaign so far. The source claimed (via Sport Witness): "Antero Henrique, the Ligue 1 runners up's director of football, has already asked Jorge Mendes about the Spain international's availability, who has apparently said there could be room for a deal at the end of the ... (more...)
Three Upstate NY breweries win medals at prestigious Great American Beer Fest Three Upstate NY breweries win medals at prestigious Great American Beer Fest
- October 09, 2017

Of the thousands of applicants, three Cincinnati-area breweries took home gold medals: Taft's Ale House, Fifty West Brewing Co. and Brink Brewing Co. "Magpie Muckle", a silver medalist from Sun King Brewing Co.in Indianapolis in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer category. Sheehan's Stout from Rockford Brewing Co .in Rockford was given the silver in Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout. (more...)
EPA Set to Scrap Obama's Power Plant Rule Tuesday, Pruitt Says EPA Set to Scrap Obama's Power Plant Rule Tuesday, Pruitt Says
- October 09, 2017

In a plan expected to be made public in coming days, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to declare that Obama's regulations exceeded federal law by setting emissions targets that power plants could not reasonably meet, according to a leaked document obtained by the Associated Press. (more...)
Warm With Showers Today Warm With Showers Today
- October 09, 2017

Rainfall amounts should average less than a half of an inch over the weekend. Then, scattered showers from the remnants of Nate slowly start riding up from the south beginning around 4 P.M. The highest wind speed reported in CT as of 9:00 pm was only 3 miles per hour! So, based on the forecast models...landfall could be anywhere from SE Louisiana as early as later tonight ( see above)... (more...)
Dianne Feinstein running for re-election next year Dianne Feinstein running for re-election next year
- October 09, 2017

Should Feinstein win and remain in her seat through 2022, she would become the longest-serving senator in California history, passing Hiram Johnson, who served 28 years starting in 1917. Feinstein, who has served California in the Senate since 1992, will be 85 on Election Day next November. In a recent survey, half of all likely voters said Feinstein shouldn't pursue another term . (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup India vs Colombia: Hosts face do-or-die situation Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup India vs Colombia: Hosts face do-or-die situation
- October 09, 2017

In the earlier matches of the day, U.S. beat Ghana 1-0 and Mali defeated Turkey 3-0. Both the team stood for national anthem amid strong fans' support. It was in the same tournament where they had lost to Mexico 5-1 and drawn with Chile 1-1India had a lot of chances to score a goal in the first match, but missed out on netting during that match. (more...)
Columbus Day should be a national holiday Columbus Day should be a national holiday
- October 09, 2017

Some cities across the country are replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day or Native Americans Day. Austin followed suit last week, joining cities including San Francisco, Seattle and Denver, which had previously booted Columbus in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day. (more...)
Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service
- October 09, 2017

Trump called the mayor of San Juan , who waded through flood waters to help residents, a weak leader and a "nasty" woman and stated Puerto Rican officials "want everything to be done for them" in a thread of antagonistic tweets from September 30, instead of listening to the people's pleas. (more...)
Palestinian reconciliation still far from a done deal Palestinian reconciliation still far from a done deal
- October 09, 2017

In coming talks, Fatah and Hamas have a host of issues to resolve. Tariq Dana, policy adviser at Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, does not expect Hamas to change its tune anytime soon. Baraka referred that Hamas abdicated the presidency of the Palestinian Unity Government to reinforce the position of the Palestinian authority, for upcoming negotiations with the United States over peace with Israel . (more...)
Madrid to learn Club World Cup draw Madrid to learn Club World Cup draw
- October 09, 2017

Barcelona (Ecuador), Gremio (Brazil) and Argentine sides River Plate and Lanus have reached the South American Libertadores Cup semi-finals. "We are looking forward to welcoming the teams this December". The tournament, organised by Federation Internationale de Football Association, has been dominated by European teams since it was started in its current form in 2005, reflecting the fact that the best South American, Asian and African players are based in Europe rather than their own continents. (more...)
U.S. new sanctions to evoke Iran's harsh response U.S. new sanctions to evoke Iran's harsh response
- October 09, 2017

The new restrictions were issued by Iranian security forces, Khatami's lawyers told ILNA, and there does not appear to be any judicial mechanism to dispute the restrictions. But it would spare the president from a duty he finds loathsome: certifying every 90 days that President Barack Obama's signature foreign policy achievement is intact. (more...)
Hurricane Nate makes second landfall Hurricane Nate makes second landfall
- October 09, 2017

While the storm is not as strong as both Irma as well as Maria, evacuations had been ordered for areas of Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama and parts of before Nate's arrival. Heavy rainfall and storm surge flooding remained a danger across the region, and the centre said Florida's Panhandle and parts of Alabama and Georgia might feel tropical storm-force wind gusts. (more...)
May says ball is in EU's court as Brexit talks resume May says ball is in EU's court as Brexit talks resume
- October 09, 2017

The same applies to her determination to fight back Conservative Party doubts about her leadership. It's a delicate time for the country, as the Prime Minister is about to start the fifth round of negotiations with Brussels , after which the European Union will decide whether enough progress has been made to start talking about post-Brexit deals. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation builds up military presence in Romania to counter Russian Federation North Atlantic Treaty Organisation builds up military presence in Romania to counter Russian Federation
- October 09, 2017

We don't want a new Cold War". " Our deployments are a direct response to Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine ", Stoltenberg told the NATO Parliamentary Assembly on Monday morning. "We are not a threat for Russian Federation, but we need an allied strategy in the long term, we need dialogue from a strong position of defence and discouragement", he said. (more...)
Kuldeep Yadav's MAGICAL delivery that got Aaron Finch will stun you Kuldeep Yadav's MAGICAL delivery that got Aaron Finch will stun you
- October 09, 2017

Earlier on Saturday, the Men-In-Blue defeated Australia by nine wickets (D/L method) in Ranchi , where Kuldeep took important wickets. "When you are in the company of a senior player who has played years of cricket, it is quite obvious that even if you learn a part of what they have it would be hugely beneficial for you", Kuldeep said about his acquaintance with Hogg. (more...)
1 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Tonga 1 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Tonga
- October 09, 2017

Quakes registering above 5.0 also hit New Zealand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Indonesia, Taiwan, Papa New Guinea and Japan last month. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has not issued any warning at the moment. The US Geological Society (USGS) said Tonga was vulnerable to damage from an quake. No injuries or damage has yet been reported. The "Ring of Fire" is located within the basin of the Pacific Ocean, lined with around 75 percent of the world's total active volcanoes. (more...)
Fabin disappointed despite Ghana's victory over Columbia in U-17 WC Fabin disappointed despite Ghana's victory over Columbia in U-17 WC
- October 09, 2017

While the nation gears up for the upcoming match, India and Colombia have a history that did not prove to be quite fortunate for the Indian youngsters. A couple of minutes later, Colombia's Leandro Campaz made a solo run, dribbling past the Ghana defence before his shot was blocked by goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim. (more...)
Doping - Hardaker out of England rugby league squad after failed test Doping - Hardaker out of England rugby league squad after failed test
- October 09, 2017

Hardaker, said: "I would like to apologise to my Castleford Tigers teammates, the staff and all fans for my enormous error of judgment". He could be suspended for two years as a result of his positive test. There's absolutely nothing we can do about that". Recalled to the England team earlier this year for the mid-season Test against Samoa in Sydney and, after signing a permanent deal with Castleford, was runner-up to team-mate Luke Gale in the 2017 Man of Steel awards. (more...)
Maryland Man Arrested for Allegedly Clinging to School Bus Maryland Man Arrested for Allegedly Clinging to School Bus
- October 09, 2017

As the bus began to move, the man jumped onto the hood of the school bus, banging on the vehicle and ordering the driver to allow him inside. It was then the man chose to get onto the front of the bus. "We happened to have an off-duty officer who was present in the area who assisted and intervened quickly", Bylen said. The suspect arrested, in reference to the October 5 bus incident in Parkville, is identified as Leverne Ardin Doran, of Nottingham, MD. (more...)
Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal appointed NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal appointed NAB chairman
- October 09, 2017

Shah said the opposition has not complained regarding the new appointment neither has anyone else criticised it. He said the names provided by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Mutahhidda Quomi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) for new chairman NAB was also discussed by him and Prime Minister of Pakistan. (more...)
Russian Federation purchased Google ads to meddle in United States election
- October 09, 2017

Google runs the world's largest online advertising business, and YouTube is the world's largest online video site. Google has launched an investigation into the ad-buying, which amounted to less than $100,000. Some of the ads, which cost a total of about $100,000, were about Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein. Critics are angry that Facebook won't reveal the Russian ads to the public, and many diverse voices are calling for tighter government regulations over the company. (more...)
Man held after people hurt in crash near London museum Man held after people hurt in crash near London museum
- October 09, 2017

A police spokesman said it was too soon to say whether the incident was related to terrorism, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan said "details are still emerging". A spokesman for the Natural History Museum told AFP: "I can confirm that there has been a vehicle collision with pedestrians on our Exhibition Road entrance". (more...)
Three Hazaras among five killed in Quetta Three Hazaras among five killed in Quetta
- October 09, 2017

The victims were on their way to Sabzi Mandi from Mariabad when their vehicle was targeted by the assailants, who were riding a motorcycle. "It was a sectarian target killing". Pakistan security forces have been engaged in operations against the terrorists in Balochistan Province. A suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in the Baluch town of Jhal Magsi on Thursday killed 22 people and wounded more than 30 others. (more...)
15-day-old baby found dead in woods after disappearing from bed 15-day-old baby found dead in woods after disappearing from bed
- October 09, 2017

He jumped out of his girlfriend's auto and fled on foot before being caught by the police around 8 p.m. local time (12 p.m. EDT). He was found later and charged with a probation violation. The Newton County Cororner's Office took custody of the child's body. Police issued a search warrant for the home, and a search party canvassed the woods nearby . (more...)
Police 'Confident' No One Else in Shooter's Las Vegas Room Before Attack Police 'Confident' No One Else in Shooter's Las Vegas Room Before Attack
- October 09, 2017

What officers have found is that Paddock planned his attack meticulously. It has been nearly a week since the massacre in Las Vegas , and what makes this mass shooting so different from all the rest, besides the horrific death toll and injuries amassed, is a complete lack of motive. (more...)
Cyber threat 'as serious as fight against terror', says GCHQ director
- October 09, 2017

Ex-deputy director of MI5 and GCHQ director, Jeremy Fleming, further said that increased funding for GCHQ was now being used on making it a "cyber-organisation" as it works with fellow intelligence agencies MI5 and MI6, the police and armed forces. (more...)
Top JeM Terrorist Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Ladoora Area Top JeM Terrorist Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Ladoora Area
- October 09, 2017

Umer Khalid had about 17 girlfriends, a senior police officer said. "I will lead you to his tracks, you do the rest (in killing him)". A woman who he was romantically involved with told the police that he was likely to visit her this morning. (more...)
AMU, BHU might lose 'Hindu', 'Muslim' from names AMU, BHU might lose 'Hindu', 'Muslim' from names
- October 09, 2017

A committee set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC ) has suggested removing the words " Muslim " from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU ) and " Hindu " from Banaras Hindu University (BHU ) to reflect the secular character of these central universities. (more...)
Nigerian thrashed in Delhi on suspicion of theft Nigerian thrashed in Delhi on suspicion of theft
- October 09, 2017

The man was any way arrested on the same day and is still in custody. NDTV reports that the victim was allegedly caught inside the home of Krishna Kumar and Kumar's neighbours claimed that he fell while trying to escape. He was seen tied to an electric post. He was taken to the hospital where his injuries were treated, said the police. The police say after he was treated in a hospital, he was produced before a judge who sent him to jail. (more...)

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