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Schlumberger NV (SLB) Position Boosted by Washington Capital Management Inc
- October 12, 2017

Equities research analysts predict that Schlumberger N.V. will post $1.52 EPS for the current year. Graybill Bartz Assocs Limited holds 2.49% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited . Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.12, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. Monetary Mgmt Grp, a Missouri-based fund reported 10,625 shares. (more...)
Spain's defense ministry confirms jet crash
- October 12, 2017

A spokesman with Spain's Ministry of Defense said the pilot died after a fighter jet that was returning from a national day parade crashed in southeastern Spain. Images, purportedly from the scene of the crash , showed a huge plume of black smoke rising from burning wreckage. Hispanic Day is an annual national Bank Holiday commemorating when Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas in 1492. (more...)
Sentence review flagged after man jailed over 4yo's manslaughter walks free laughing Sentence review flagged after man jailed over 4yo's manslaughter walks free laughing
- October 12, 2017

He is the former de facto partner of Tyrell's mother, Heidi Strbak, who is also charged with manslaughter. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk also slammed Scown's laughing as "completely insensitive" and said she was considering appealing the sentence. (more...)
Missing woman feared taken by croc Missing woman feared taken by croc
- October 12, 2017

Police confirmed they found a pile of clothing next to a small creek connected to Mowbray River, believed to be less than two kilometres from the aged care facility. Sean McGuinness, a emergency service area controller, told the broadcaster: "The search area is relatively flat, however the environment with the mangroves and the swamp area, it is quite hard to get through that area". (more...)
JK shocker: Separatist Asiya Andrabi featured on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao poster JK shocker: Separatist Asiya Andrabi featured on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao poster
- October 12, 2017

Picture of separatist leader Andrabi, who remained lodged in Srinagar Central Jail, was featured in the banners displayed during a tourism festival at health resort of Kokernag on Wednesday to promote " Beti Bachao Beti Padhao " campaign of central government. (more...)
Two dead in Damascus police headquarters attack
- October 12, 2017

The attack occurred in central Damascus on Wednesday, as the two suicide bombers reportedly tried to access the premises of the police headquarters. "The guards opened fire on them, forcing them to blow themselves up before they entered the building and achieved their goals", the ministry said in a statement broadcast on state media. (more...)
Inquest finds anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timor was murdered Inquest finds anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timor was murdered
- October 12, 2017

He said the SA Human Rights Commission and the country's law enforcement agencies should assist these families to get the records relating to their loved ones' deaths with the view of reopening other inquests. The police alleged that during the first inquest, members of the SACP had instructions to commit suicide rather than reveal information under interrogation, but the court accepted the evidence of several top-ranking apartheid-era SACP members who testified that this was not the case and ... (more...)
Charlottesville schools on modified lock down after Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of threat Charlottesville schools on modified lock down after Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of threat
- October 12, 2017

The person (s) who posted the message also referenced the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas and expressed their admiration of the shooter. In a call to parents, a city schools spokesperson says the post specifically addressed warrants that have been issued for the arrest of Deandre Harris, who is facing a felony charge in connection with an assault that occurred on August 12 during the Unite the Right rally. (more...)
Two Charged Over Double Death Crash In Stamford Two Charged Over Double Death Crash In Stamford
- October 12, 2017

The northbound carriageway was shut for most of yesterday after the collision, to allow for investigations and road repairs. Irina Ivanova Elenkova, 36, from Bulgaria, and Kostadin Ivanov Tanev, 41, from Turkey, have been charged with causing death by risky driving and are due to appear before magistrates in Lincoln this morning. (more...)
Trump smentisce Nbc: Trump smentisce Nbc: "espansione nucleare è un'invenzione"
- October 12, 2017

Nel motivare la sua richiesta il presidente ha spiegato che alla fine degli anni '60 gli Usa avevano 32 mila testate nucleari e che quello deve tornare ad essere il livello da garantire. Era stata sempre la Nbc a rivelare dell'ormai famoso "moron" pronunciato dal segretario di Stato, e ora questi nuovi dettagli sulla riunione di luglio gettano nuova luce sulla portata delle tensioni tra il comandante in capo, membri della sua amministrazione e i vertici militari del Pentagono . (more...)
Tropical Storm Ophelia Expected To Become A Hurricane Tropical Storm Ophelia Expected To Become A Hurricane
- October 12, 2017

At 5 a.m., the center of the storm was about 725 miles southwest of the Azores. Ireland is set to be faced with 120km/h winds early next week as Hurricane Ophelia makes its way towards us. The storm caused damage estimated at £1 billion and claimed 18 lives. BBC meteorologist Michael Fish famously brushed off reports that "there was a hurricane on the way" just hours before the storm hit. (more...)
Atlas Fire forces more Solano County evacuations, firefighters try to save homes Atlas Fire forces more Solano County evacuations, firefighters try to save homes
- October 12, 2017

The closure frees up several Solano County sheriff's deputies, scheduled to work as bailiffs in those courts, to instead help in protecting residents whose homes and property are threatened by the fire, according to a court press release. Roads in the evacuated area are closed to through traffic except residents evacuating. There has been a steady stream of people since Monday, but dozens more were evacuated Tuesday night by the California Highway Patrol in parts of Napa County, ... (more...)
Capt Safdar moves IHC to putt off indictment in graft reference Capt Safdar moves IHC to putt off indictment in graft reference
- October 12, 2017

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's sons have been given 30 days to appear before the Islamabad Accountability Court in the Panama Papers case failing which they will be declared proclaimed offenders, the country's anti-graft body said on Thursday. (more...)
Injury rules Konta out of Singapore Injury rules Konta out of Singapore
- October 12, 2017

The British number one looked a near certainty to claim the final eighth spot for the showpiece event in Singapore later this month until Caroline Garcia's remarkable run. Last year, Konta suffered similar frustration after narrowly missing out on a place in Finals. Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Daria Gavrilova in the Kremlin Cup to book her place in Singapore at Konta's expense. (more...)
Congress must fund CHIP now Congress must fund CHIP now
- October 12, 2017

Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday warned that inaction by Congress has jeopardized health care for 350,000 kids in NY - including almost 132,000 in the city. While all the attention was on saving the Affordable Care Act, Congress allowed the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire September 30, putting millions of children's health care at risk. (more...)
Former World Best Player, George Weah, Wins Liberia Presidential Election Former World Best Player, George Weah, Wins Liberia Presidential Election
- October 12, 2017

Among the front-runners are Vice President Joseph Boaka and former worldwide soccer star George Weah . A runoff election was widely expected with 20 candidates vying to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first female president. Numerous more than 2.1 million voters are calling for a president who will improve the economy and access to electricity. The presidential elections in Liberia are being done in six years. (more...)
EC To Announce Poll Dates For Himachal Pradesh Today, Gujarat Soon EC To Announce Poll Dates For Himachal Pradesh Today, Gujarat Soon
- October 12, 2017

The tenure of 182-member Gujarat assembly is due to end on January 22, 2018. The term of the 68-member Himachal Assembly ends on 7 January 2018. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh recently incited a revolt with most of the party's 36 legislators threatening to side with him if he is not given a free hand to run the party's campaign. (more...)
Trump meets top military advisors to discuss North Korea options Trump meets top military advisors to discuss North Korea options
- October 12, 2017

Trump used his maiden speech to the UN in September to threaten to "destroy" the nuclear-armed nation if Kim did not back down, referring to him as "Rocket Man". During the interview, the North Korean Foreign Minister said that Pyongyang's nuclear program promises peace and security within the region. "Our principal position is that we will never agree to any talks in which our nuclear weapons will be the subject of negotiations". (more...)
37 killed in Vietnam floods, landslides 37 killed in Vietnam floods, landslides
- October 12, 2017

It is hardest hit by torrential rains that have been raging since beginning of week. The 40 missing people are from Son La, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and central Quang Tri province. Fifteen of m are still missing. The latest bout began on Monday, and weather officials have warned that the tropical depression may intensify into a more powerful storm in coming days. (more...)
Turkish, US officials to meet over diplomatic dispute - Deputy PM Turkish, US officials to meet over diplomatic dispute - Deputy PM
- October 12, 2017

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed the visa crisis between Turkey and the USA with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson on the phone. The US Embassy in Ankara on October 8 announced it had suspended non-immigrant visa services at all diplomatic facilities in Turkey, as response, Turkey's Washington Embassy also suspended non-immigrant visa services in the US, citing security concerns. (more...)
ECP issues non-bailable warrants for Imran Khan ECP issues non-bailable warrants for Imran Khan
- October 12, 2017

Babar Awan also asked the question that why Nawaz Sharif was not disqualified by ECP. The party would challenge the directives of the electoral regulatory body in the IHC, Awan added. "We were demanding the reply which you [Babar Awan] have submitted today", the bench remarked. Imran Khan's bailable warrants that were issued on Sept 20 by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP ). (more...)
Don't look at CPEC from Indian perspective, Pakistan asks US Don't look at CPEC from Indian perspective, Pakistan asks US
- October 12, 2017

Pakistan interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has urged the US to not look at the CPEC from an Indian perspective but as an economic plan for bringing peace and stability to South Asia, days after US Defence Secretary James Mattis backed India and said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ( CPEC) passes through disputed territory and Washington can not ignore this fact. (more...)
$3.99 EPS Expected for Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)
- October 12, 2017

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its position in Whirlpool Corporation by 26.5% during the second quarter. Freeport now has $20.97B valuation. About shares traded. Aspen Technology, Inc. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 275,089 shares. Principal Grp Incorporated holds 0.04% or 2.97 million shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Russian antivirus was used to obtain classified information
- October 12, 2017

Cybersecurity experts found Russian spies using a modified version of CCleaner to penetrate computer systems belonging to government officials, including employees at the National Security Agency, The New York Times said. "The BSI has no indications at this time that the process occurred as described in the media". The NSA, the White House and the Israeli embassy in Washington have not commented on the matter. (more...)
… Jay Shah's company should be investigated says RSS … Jay Shah's company should be investigated says RSS
- October 12, 2017

He was replying to a query posed with the statement of Rahul that RSS did not believe in women's participation in the RSS Shakhas . However, in a series of tweets, RSS called such reports "Deliberately concocted baseless reports". Notably, three-day meeting of RSS's Akhil Bhartiya Karyakari Mandal is starting at Sharda Vihar School in Kerwa. "I have never seen", the Congress leader had said in a sarcastic tone. (more...)
Dead man's unsent text message accepted as will Dead man's unsent text message accepted as will
- October 12, 2017

The unsent message, which was on the drafts section of the phone, was accepted as an official will. In the message, the man gave details of how to access his bank account and where he had hidden money in his house. The man's wife was not happy about the decision and she argued that the text could not be accepted as a will since it was never sent. The text described how the husband had become disgruntled with his wife. (more...)
'Shameful': Russia Protests Theft Of Consulate Flags In US 'Shameful': Russia Protests Theft Of Consulate Flags In US
- October 12, 2017

The Russian embassy in Washington, DC said that Russia strongly opposes the United States move to take down Russian flags from its ceased diplomatic properties in San Francisco, and sent a protest note. Russian Federation considers such a move as an "extremely unfriendly step", and demands an immediate return of the flags, the embassy added. In an interview on state television, Russia's new Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov called the taking down of the flags "upsetting". (more...)
STF: 5 votos a 4 para submeter afastamento de parlamentar ao Legislativo STF: 5 votos a 4 para submeter afastamento de parlamentar ao Legislativo
- October 12, 2017

O julgamento iniciado às 9h, com três intervalos, foi concluído às 22h. Durante as discussões, Gilmar Mendes criticou a decisão da 1ª Turma que afastou Aécio. Para o ministro, as imunidades parlamentares são "o cerne da separação dos poderes" e precisam ser compreendidas em sentido mais amplo, considerando-se sua função histórica de fortalecer o Poder Legislativo e o voto popular. (more...)
Tornado touched down in SE Indiana on Saturday, NWS confirms Tornado touched down in SE Indiana on Saturday, NWS confirms
- October 12, 2017

Officials estimate the "weak, brief" tornado reached wind speeds of about 70 miles per hour and was about 100 yards long. There were no injuries or fatalities associated with the tornado. The tornado traveled just west of Harley in Wilkes County north to near Idlewild road in Ashe County. The roof of one barn on Kruse Lane in Dearborn County had its roof torn off. (more...)
Nanded Municipal Corporation Election 2017: After a high-voltage campaign, results out today Nanded Municipal Corporation Election 2017: After a high-voltage campaign, results out today
- October 12, 2017

In the recent elections to the 16 municipal corporations, the BJP came to power in 13. In the build-up to the polls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi too had visited Nanded.Of the 81 seats, the Congress had won 41 seats the last time. (more...)

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