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Desperate Puerto Ricans warned not to drink from toxic wells
- October 13, 2017

Meanwhile, 84% of the island is still without electricity, and roughly half of Puerto Ricans have no cell phone service, according to the Washington Post . It was not immediately clear which Superfund sites the EPA was referring to. EPA is working to secure these sites, but environmental activists have been pressing for the agency to close down illegal landfills for years. (more...)
Boyfriend of pregnant Maryland teacher indicted on murder charge Boyfriend of pregnant Maryland teacher indicted on murder charge
- October 13, 2017

Wallen disappeared over Labor Day weekend. "Although he has made mistakes in his personal life, he cared deeply about Laura Wallen and never would have physically hurt her". He was arrested in her murder a few days after that. Tessier was involved in a romantic relationship with a second woman. Authorities said they believe the motive behind Wallen's murder was connected to a love triangle between Wallen, Tessier and another woman Tessier was engaged to be married with. (more...)
It Was Only a Matter of Time Before Someone Created Diet Avocados It Was Only a Matter of Time Before Someone Created Diet Avocados
- October 13, 2017

But the manmade strain, parsed together from other avocado breed traits, will likely remain a curiosity for folks across the pond; Isla Bonita only plans to distribute these Diet Avocados in Spain for now. Most of this is monosaturated fat, which has been linked to the reduction of cholesterol and lowered risk of cancer and heart disease. A large avocado contains about 330 calories, just under one fifth of the daily recommended intake for an average woman. (more...)
Trooper Accused of Beating Suspect Found Not Guilty of Simple Assault
- October 13, 2017

Flynn was acquitted of all charges. The jury has reached its verdict in the trial of a MA state trooper accused of assaulting a suspect during an arrest in Nashua. When Simone got out of his pickup truck after the pursuit, he appeared to kneel and put his hands on the ground when two officers - later identified as Monaco and Flynn - began punching and kneeing him, despite his apparent cooperation. (more...)
Edmonton armed carjacking suspects flee to Saskatchewan Edmonton armed carjacking suspects flee to Saskatchewan
- October 13, 2017

According to police, a male was shot in the shoulder and neck area. Police said he was conscious and was taken to Edmonton's Royal Alexandria Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said the stolen Ford Fusion and the stolen Chrysler 300 fled the gas station towards the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. Leslie Checkosis, from the Little Pine First Nation in Saskatchewan, told CTV he was driving on Highway 16 to Saskatoon around 8 a.m. (more...)
Multiple shootings reportedly strike town in Sweden
- October 13, 2017

They said several people were injured at different locations. There are several people who have encountered injuries. "We are blocking certain areas and will conduct a technical survey", Bratt said. We saw someone running outside. " I was at home at the computer when I heard a loud bang ", Aron Tydén - another person in the area - told the publication, claiming that he heard people running. (more...)
October 13 is voter-registration deadline for November 17 election October 13 is voter-registration deadline for November 17 election
- October 13, 2017

Voters registering after October 30 need to go to their county's voter service and polling center to request a ballot. In both Arapahoe and Adams counties, 24-hour ballot drop- off locations open on October 16. Also, Dlug said the locations can open earlier. In Grover, voters will elect two council members and also help elect four members on the board of education from a field of nine candidates. (more...)
Georgia Ports Authority doing big business Georgia Ports Authority doing big business
- October 13, 2017

Outside the terminal, the state is spending billions on highway infrastructure to better connect the Port of Savannah with the interstate system, and the Corps of Engineers and GPA are in the middle of a harbor-deepening project to bring Savannah's channel depth to 49 feet, enough to accommodate fully-loaded Neopanamax ships. (more...)
Husband of Las Vegas Victim From Massachusetts Speaks Out Husband of Las Vegas Victim From Massachusetts Speaks Out
- October 13, 2017

Le Rocque's mother, Priscilla Champagne, said LeRocque's husband was next to her when she was shot. It was LeRocque's first public comment since he and the families of 57 other people lost loved ones in the October 1 deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. (more...)
National Basketball Association to broadcast every game in the upcoming season in VR National Basketball Association to broadcast every game in the upcoming season in VR
- October 13, 2017

With the NextVR app , you'll not only be able to watch 27 live games on your Samsung Gear VR or Google Daydream headset, but you'll also get access to something called the Screening Room. On Thursday, the league unveiled a 27-game schedule that includes each of the NBA's 30 teams that will be distributed within NextVR's signature immersive 3D VR experience. (more...)
Rand Paul Says Trump's Obamacare Order 'Has The Potential To Be Amazing' Rand Paul Says Trump's Obamacare Order 'Has The Potential To Be Amazing'
- October 13, 2017

Sen. Rand Paul told Louisville business leaders Wednesday that he plans to be at the White House for the announcement. Paul was at UPS for a round table on tax reform, but the topic quickly shifted to health care ahead of Trump's announcement about his Executive Order. (more...)
Bambawale appointed as next Indian ambassador to China Bambawale appointed as next Indian ambassador to China
- October 13, 2017

India on Thursday announced the appointment of Gautam Bambawale as its next ambassador to China. He was then the first Consul General of India in Guangzhou. While joining as Indian ambassador to Pakistan he replaced TCA Raghavan. Bambawale replaces Vijay Gokhale, who is now the Indian envoy to China. Bambawale knows Mandarin Chinese and has served in Hong Kong and Beijing earlier. (more...)
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) Overbought but Is That a Sell Indicator?
- October 13, 2017

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500. Vishay Intertechnology Incorporated (NYSE: VSH ) had an increase of 2.62% in short interest. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Com has 346 shares. 185,250 were reported by Bridgeway Capital Management. (NYSE:VSH) higher to the next line of resistance at $21.23 a share. (more...)
Manhattan Associates, Inc. (MANH) Position Raised by California Public Employees Retirement System
- October 13, 2017

At&T Inc now has $235.16 billion valuation. About 110 shares traded. Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.79683, the 24 month is 0.72471, and the 36 month is 1.37411. This is an investment tool that analysts use to discover undervalued companies. Therefore 31% are positive. The stock of AT&T Inc. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Buy" on Friday, August 14. (more...)
Big 12 power rankings, Week 7: Oklahoma loses, TCU takes over
- October 13, 2017

Kenny Hill completed 15 of 28 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown. But that won't be the case this week either, as TCU is tops in the Big 12 in kickoff coverage and KaVonte Turpin is just as talented, if not more so, a return man as Kansas State's Byron Pringle. (more...)
Egypt Extends State of Emergency Due to 'Ongoing Security Concerns' Egypt Extends State of Emergency Due to 'Ongoing Security Concerns'
- October 13, 2017

The state of emergency was imposed in April in the wake of deadly suicide attacks that targeted two churches located in Egypt's cities of Alexandria and Tanta. It also authorised the army and police to undertake the necessary procedures to combat terrorism and to preserve the safety of citizens and public properties across the nation. (more...)
Pokémon GO Holding AR Photo Contest Pokémon GO Holding AR Photo Contest
- October 12, 2017

If you're having trouble imagining how whimsical Japanese fantasy creatures might connect to deep-seated societal tensions, you're in good company. The post said that the winners of the contest would receive Amazon gift cards. Virtually everything the Don't Shoot Us social media accounts (which were active on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and elsewhere) published or shared was meant to stir up trouble or cause division by taking advantage of activists who had grievances with the justice system in ... (more...)
Several NC prison employees injured, fires set in attempted prisoner escape Several NC prison employees injured, fires set in attempted prisoner escape
- October 12, 2017

An official with the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office said deputies were at the scene and working to figure out what happened. It wasn't immediately known how many employees were injured. They also did not want students to be home alone during this incident. Students and staff now at these schools will not be released until we hear further from Emergency Management. (more...)
Bernie Sanders to speak at Women's Convention in Detroit on October 27 Bernie Sanders to speak at Women's Convention in Detroit on October 27
- October 12, 2017

Tapping into the power of women in leadership as the fundamental, grassroots force for change, the Women's Convention will bring together first time activists and movement leaders, rising political stars that reflect our nation's changing demographics, and thousands of women who've organized sister marches, huddles, rallies and resistance actions, large and small, since January 2017. (more...)
Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) Holdings Raised by Teachers Advisors LLC
- October 12, 2017

The Convergence Investment Partners Llc holds 19,712 shares with $497,000 value, down from 147,859 last quarter. The stock of Associated Banc Corporation (NYSE:ASB) registered an increase of 3.25% in short interest. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Associated Banc-Corp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Farmers National Banc Corp (NASDAQ:FMNB) on Tuesday, October 3 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Ethics board: Investigation into Collins will continue Ethics board: Investigation into Collins will continue
- October 12, 2017

A House ethics watchdog has found " substantial reason to believe" that Rep. Chris Collins violated federal law and congressional rules by meeting with government researchers in his official capacity to benefit a biotech company he is invested in and sharing private information to drum up investments in that company. (more...)
Man wanted for Charlottesville assault turns himself in Man wanted for Charlottesville assault turns himself in
- October 12, 2017

Police say DeAndre Harris came to the police department around 8:30 a.m. Merlyn Goeschl, a local magistrate, issued the warrant for Harris on a felony charge of unlawful wounding Monday, part of the continuing fallout from a viral video of the parking garage assault during the August 12 "Unite the Right" rally. (more...)
Woman dies after getting pinned under auto in supermarket parking lot Woman dies after getting pinned under auto in supermarket parking lot
- October 12, 2017

The other auto was parking when it hit the woman's vehicle, which rolled backwards and pinned her underneath it, the DA said. Police investigating in the Market Basket parking lot in Westford. Police investigate a auto after a woman was pinned underneath in Westford. The incident happened in near Market Basket at Cornerstone Square, which is located near the intersection of Route 110 and Boston Road at Interstate 495 Exit 32. (more...)
Florida Citrus Production Takes Hit From Irma Florida Citrus Production Takes Hit From Irma
- October 12, 2017

I am concerned that today's forecast does not accurately estimate the damages to our industry, given that groves are still under water and fruit is still dropping from trees. In a statement released to comment on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's initial crop forecast , Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam said, " Hurricane Irma's path could not have been more lethal to Florida citrus ". (more...)
Long Lartin: Prison staff 'attacked with pool balls' Long Lartin: Prison staff 'attacked with pool balls'
- October 12, 2017

Staff at HMP Long Lartin have reportedly retreated from one of the wings of the prison after up to 80 people became violent, the BBC reported . Police, paramedics and firefighters were also called in. Today's chaos comes after a series of other prison riots in the UK. The Category A prison in Worcestershire has a capacity of 622. Severe budget cuts have left prisons facing a serious shortage of trained prison officers. (more...)
Explosion occurs during traffic stop Explosion occurs during traffic stop
- October 12, 2017

A Washington County detective spotted Schaefer driving near his apartment at about 3:55 p.m. and tried to pull over his SUV, but Schaefer wouldn't stop, according to detective Robert Rookhuyzen, a county sheriff's spokesman. Schaefer will be in the hospital several more days before he's booked into jail. Additional charges from Wednesday's incident are expected. A man who was being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly possessing explosives that could be detonated ... (more...)
Diono recalls a half million convertible and booster vehicle seats Diono recalls a half million convertible and booster vehicle seats
- October 12, 2017

The seats were made from January of 2014 to September of this year. If the seat is installed with only the lap belt, the child has an increased risk of a chest injury in the event of a crash. There have been no reports of injuries. The problem was discovered during internal company testing. The Fix: Diono will notify owners and provide a free remedy kit with an updated instruction manual, an energy-absorbing pad and a new chest clip, for free. (more...)
BC overdose deaths now surpass 2016 total, coroner says BC overdose deaths now surpass 2016 total, coroner says
- October 12, 2017

Preliminary data indicates there were 113 suspected drug overdose deaths in August, a number that works out to more than three-and-a-half deaths per day. Lapointe said it's important for people to know that no illicit substance in the province can be considered safe, whether you know the dealer or not. (more...)
Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea
- October 12, 2017

The billionaire president aka Donald Trump , however, did not specify whether these conversations included any military action against the Kim Jong-un regime, although it is a possibility he has said many times that he does not rule out. (more...)
Gujarat: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi mistakenly enters ladies toilet Gujarat: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi mistakenly enters ladies toilet
- October 12, 2017

Locals at the venue said that immediately after Rahul came out of the toilet people burst into laughter. However, a poster in Gujarati at the entrance of the ladies toilet said "Mahilao Mate Shauchalya", which means ladies toilet. The Gandhi scion also targeted the BJP president Amit Shah over recent controversy concerning his son Jay Shah. "How much money did you get in your homes out of so called Gujarat model of development?" The prime minister said that those who spread pessimism sleep ... (more...)

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