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Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018
- October 11, 2017

It is also possible that he could formally open the new USA embassy at Nine Elms, near Battersea Power Station, the newspaper reported . Donald Trump will not sleep at Buckingham Palace as the guest of the Queen. There will be no state visit or glitzy banquet for Donald Trump as they are usually reserved for a president's second term. MPs, celebrities and trade unionists formed a "Stop Trump Coalition" vowing "one of the biggest demonstrations in British history to make very clear... (more...)
Thailand set to ban smoking at 20 popular beaches Thailand set to ban smoking at 20 popular beaches
- October 11, 2017

Smoking will be banned on up to 20 beaches in Thailand after a massive amount of cigarette butts were found on the beaches, the country's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources says. He said those who violate the law will face a maximum of one year in jail or a fine up to 100,000 baht, or both. "No more lighting up while strolling along the beach because that is most likely to end up with a huge number of cigarette butts being dropped on the beaches", Mr Jatuporn said. (more...)
Trump welcomes NHL's Penguins amid feud with National Basketball Association and NFL Trump welcomes NHL's Penguins amid feud with National Basketball Association and NFL
- October 11, 2017

There were the usual handshakes, smiles, jokes and one-liners that accompany the reigning Stanley Cup champion's annual visit to the White House. The planned announcement already has led to growing political unity within Iran , as both reformists who want better ties with the West and hardliners who are hostile toward the United States see Trump as a threat. (more...)
Turkey visa decision a 'coordinated effort' Turkey visa decision a 'coordinated effort'
- October 11, 2017

Turkey's state news agency is reporting that authorities there are looking to question a second Turkish national who works at the USA consulate in Istanbul - on suspected ties to last year's military coup. According to Nauert, Turkish authorities summoned the third employee, but the person of interest has not been formally arrested yet. Ankara accuses FETO and its US -based leader Fetullah Gulen of orchestrating the attempted coup, which left 250 people martyred and almost 2,200 injured. (more...)
Four hospitalised after truck catches fire following multi vehicle crash Four hospitalised after truck catches fire following multi vehicle crash
- October 11, 2017

It is believed that the semi trailer may have been stolen from a service station earlier today. It continued onto George Street in Singleton and crashed into several vehicles and buildings, injuring four people. "The driver of the alleged stolen truck was arrested at the scene and is now assisting police with inquiries". A man driving one of the cars involved was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition. (more...)
Bengaluru: Bike-borne woman dies after ramming into lorry Bengaluru: Bike-borne woman dies after ramming into lorry
- October 11, 2017

At the Shettarahalli gate, while trying to negotiate a pothole, Lakshmi slowed down the two-wheeler when a truck hit them from behind. Fearing public ire, the driver of the lorry fled the spot leaving the vehicle at the accident site. Around a week ago, an elderly couple was killed after a bus ran over them on Mysuru road flyover, The Indian Express reported. He has chose to release Rs 700 crore to fill all the potholes on the Bengaluru roads. (more...)
Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to face probe in solar scam Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to face probe in solar scam
- October 11, 2017

The commission report pointed out that the then home minister Thiruvanchur Radhakrishnan had intervened in the investigation into the solar scam to save Chandy. The Pinarayi Vijayan government also made a decision to initiate a sexual harassment case based on her letter against all those named by her. The government accepted the probe report submitted by Justice G Sivarajan commission and chose to go ahead with further investigation against the former chief minister in the light of serious ... (more...)
PM bows to Jayprakash Narayan, remembers Nanaji Deshmukh on birth anniversaries PM bows to Jayprakash Narayan, remembers Nanaji Deshmukh on birth anniversaries
- October 11, 2017

The audience was drawn from among representatives of self-help groups, panchayats, water conservation innovators and beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. "And for this, continuous dialogue between the government and the people is necessary", he said. "Remembering Nanaji Deshmukh on his birth anniversary". (more...)
Men's hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka Men's hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka
- October 11, 2017

The 43-year-old Marijne recently replaced Roelant Oltmans as the head coach of the Indian hockey team. The 2017 Youth Asia Cup will see games between India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan, soon joined by another team from the Western Region qualifiers that will commence on the 30th of October. (more...)
US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in South China Sea US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in South China Sea
- October 11, 2017

The disputed Paracel Islands consist of a group of islands, reefs and shoals presently controlled and occupied by the People's Republic of China but also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan. "China is firmly opposed to that and has lodged stern presentations with the US", Hua said, using the term for official diplomatic protests. The Pentagon did not comment directly on the operation, but said the United States carried out regular freedom-of-navigation operations and would continue to do so. (more...)
International Day of the Girl
- October 11, 2017

This is the chance for parents, brothers, and other family and friends to recognize and celebrate the girl in their lives, and pay respect and honour their basic human rights. Events like concerts, girl's football matches and distribution of clothes are organized on this day. This leads to discontinued education and unwanted pregnancy. (more...)
Tusk says European Union not working on 'no deal' scenario for Brexit Tusk says European Union not working on 'no deal' scenario for Brexit
- October 11, 2017

Giving evidence to MPs, he said he did not think "anybody seriously believes that it where we will get to", arguing an air travel deal would be struck regardless. "The EU members states would have to consider what their approach would be to the United Kingdom citizens. There are 27 countries who've agreed the position - they appoint Mr Barnier as their agent to represent them, and there's little latitude for him". (more...)
Court strikes down penalty rates appeal Court strikes down penalty rates appeal
- October 11, 2017

The cuts to penalty rates for Sunday and public holidays will stand after the Federal Court dismissed an appeal. The Court has rejected a challenge by the SDA and United Voice that various determinations of the Fair Work Commission relating to penalty rates applying to five awards were invalid. (more...)
Ekuru Aukot in the race: Kenyans ponder over Uhuru Kenyatta's new competition Ekuru Aukot in the race: Kenyans ponder over Uhuru Kenyatta's new competition
- October 11, 2017

It ordered the election commission include Ekuru Aukot and five others be on the ballot. The repeat election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga was scheduled for October 26, after the original ballot - in which Kenyatta was declared the victor - was annulled due to procedural irregularities. (more...)
Analysts See $1.60 EPS for SL Green Realty Corp (SLG)
- October 11, 2017

SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE: SLG ) has risen 3.99% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 33% are positive. Evercore ISI raised SL Green Realty Corp from a "hold" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Friday, March 3rd. (more...)
Gujarat Assembly Elections Will be Held in December: CEC Gujarat Assembly Elections Will be Held in December: CEC
- October 11, 2017

Jyoti also said that all weapon holders will have to deposit their licensed weapons with concerned SHO or police station during the election season and they can get them back only once the polling is over. "We have to take into consideration all the election inputs and then decide the election schedule". "However, we have received numerous suggestions from political parties, collectors, SPs and others". (more...)
Sex with minor wife is rape, says Supreme Court in landmark judgement Sex with minor wife is rape, says Supreme Court in landmark judgement
- October 11, 2017

In a concurring judgment, passed by justices Madan B. Lokur and Deepak Gupta , the court read down the provision of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which exempted marital rape in case of minors. If this is the object for increasing the age of consent to 18 years in 2013, then marriage of girl at the age of 15/16/17 years does not make the girl mature enough [mentally or physically] for the objective of consent. (more...)
UH email on nuclear preparation attracts global attention UH email on nuclear preparation attracts global attention
- October 11, 2017

Talks of preparing for the eventuality of a nuclear attack have cropped up in Hawaii in reaction to North Korea's increasingly threatening actions and rhetoric. But impact on a neighboring island also could not be ruled out, according to Vern Miyagi, administrator of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. North Korea expert, Lim Eul-chul, said: "It may sound insane to outsiders to fire missiles from a place he wants to develop economically, but that's how Kim runs his country". (more...)
Ralph Trangia, suspect in Castillo hazing death, returning to PH Ralph Trangia, suspect in Castillo hazing death, returning to PH
- October 11, 2017

Trangia and his family to fully cooperate and tell the truth and, as a future lawyer, to work for justice". The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office earlier said Trangia flew to Chicago through Taiwan on a transit flight from Manila on September 19. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan - Doesn't Wish to Make a Spectacle Hrithik Roshan - Doesn't Wish to Make a Spectacle
- October 11, 2017

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan , who opened up on the Kangana Ranaut controversy last week, took to social media on Tuesday to state that he won't speak any further on the issue. "God knows what would have happened to me if I were to present my case to the media in any other country". He added: "I'm a bystander in this entire episode". (more...)
Refugees on Manus adamant they will not transfer to Nauru
- October 11, 2017

Australian and Papua New Guinean governments have said the Manus Island centre will close on October 31, by which time all detainees will have been removed. It is the latest political trick to get the refugees out of the Manus centre, because they have not left despite the government's efforts to push them out in the past few months. (more...)
Eden Hazard makes worrying Chelsea admission Eden Hazard makes worrying Chelsea admission
- October 11, 2017

However, an injury sustained on worldwide duty in the close season ruled Hazard out for three months - subsequently causing him to miss the beginning of the current campaign - and he admits it wasn't easy to come back. I will miss some games, I will play bad for some games. I just want to play football and try to bring the best of me'. Thorgan Hazard should have doubled the lead in first-half injury time, only to shoot straight at the advancing Panayi when clean through on goal. (more...)
Australian Joshua James Baker held in Bali for allegedly carrying marijuana, antidepressant Australian Joshua James Baker held in Bali for allegedly carrying marijuana, antidepressant
- October 11, 2017

A police source has told News Corp Australia Baker fled a police hospital after asking to visit the toilet on Sunday, but was arrested 10 hours later at a hotel in Kuta. "The Australian was coming for a holiday, but he brought pills". As for the antidepressant pills, the police were still testing them to see if they were Diazepam. (more...)
Ariana Grande Just Dyed Her Hair Grey: See Her Surprising New Look Ariana Grande Just Dyed Her Hair Grey: See Her Surprising New Look
- October 11, 2017

It's not the first time that she's flirted with this type of hairstyle . Regardless of how she styles her strands, we're digging this new gray hue - it's fun, expected and glam, all things we've come to expect from Ariana Grande! She donned a striking white and gray wig for her 2015 music video, "Focus". (more...)
Chris Christie's not on the ballot, but he dominates NJ governor debate Chris Christie's not on the ballot, but he dominates NJ governor debate
- October 11, 2017

The outcome of the Governor's race in New Jersey is going to be very important for legalization efforts in New Jersey, and with it, momentum for reform efforts in the rest of the nation. Murphy held Guadagno responsible for an economy that he said had been "wrecked", "bankrupted", and "ravaged" over the last eight years. Murphy has said he would raise $1.3 billion revenue by hiking taxes on the wealthy and large corporations, and legalizing and taxing recreational marijuana. (more...)
Namal Rajapaksa and others remanded till October 16 Namal Rajapaksa and others remanded till October 16
- October 11, 2017

The suspects are accused of illegal assembly, damaging public property, causing injuries to police officers and obstructing their duties, and violating a court order. The protest was scheduled to be held near the Mattala Airport, however the venue was changed to Indian consulate in Hambanota after police had obtained a court order preventing any protests being held near the airport or in that jurisdiction. (more...)
Women need access to birth control Women need access to birth control
- October 11, 2017

This is about controlling women's sexuality. This move may prompt a crisis for many women, as birth control is not only used for contraception. Health and Human Services officials claim only 120,000 women would be affected by this rollback. (more...)
ICAO Removes Thailand's Aviation Safety Red Flag ICAO Removes Thailand's Aviation Safety Red Flag
- October 11, 2017

Thai airlines that pass a safety audit will now be able to apply for new routes after the ICAO upgrade. The United Nations' aviation regulator has removed Thailand from its list of countries red-flagged for safety concerns, more than two years after it was first put on the list. (more...)
India Rape: DNA Tests Show Second Uncle Fathered Child's Baby India Rape: DNA Tests Show Second Uncle Fathered Child's Baby
- October 11, 2017

The report surmised that the younger uncle was the father of the newborn.The blood samples of the two brothers had been sent for DNA tests along with samples of a few other neighbours. The first uncle, the one in his 40s, will remain in custody as he is still accused of abusing the girl. Her parents told her she needed surgery for a kidney stone problem, and refused to allow medical professionals to tell their child the truth, said her doctor, who did not wish to be named. (more...)
Death Toll Rises as Unprecedented Blaze Ravages Napa, Sonoma and Yuba Death Toll Rises as Unprecedented Blaze Ravages Napa, Sonoma and Yuba
- October 11, 2017

Wisps of smoke disappeared into the thick layer of haze shrouding the valley in a dense, gray fog. Raging wildfires continued to ravage California's wine country on Monday, killing at least 10 people and forcing fire fighters to evacuate thousands of residents. (more...)

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