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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...)
PBSO deputy shot woman, killed himself, Boynton Beach police say PBSO deputy shot woman, killed himself, Boynton Beach police say
- October 12, 2017

The woman was crying and pleaded with the intruder not to kill her, so he assured her that he wasn't going to kill her and then put the knife in a holster on the side of his trousers, the report said. And by noon, both BBPD and PBSO are refusing to release information despite the fact that the deputy's family has been notified of the violence. The domestic violence problem within the sheriff's office is not limited to male deputies as earlier this year, a female deputy named Catherine ... (more...)
UAE cuts diplomatic ties with North Korea UAE cuts diplomatic ties with North Korea
- October 12, 2017

In a statement, the ministry said that it looked forward to cooperating with the global community to counter North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which threaten worldwide security and stability. United Nations sanctions against North Korea were last month expanded to include North Korean guest workers, along with textiles and a cap on oil exports. (more...)
Woman dies after hitting head on lamp post while leaning out of auto window Woman dies after hitting head on lamp post while leaning out of auto window
- October 12, 2017

The driver of the auto, Ivanna Boirachuk, was recording Natalia, who had removed her bikini top, when the shocking incident happened on a highway near Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic. The shocking video recorded with her cell phone her friend Ivanna Boirachuk is her last moments on a motorway near Punta Cana. The report quoted Russian media as claiming that she was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to "serious injuries". (more...)
Mamata accuses centre of instigating unrest in the hills Mamata accuses centre of instigating unrest in the hills
- October 12, 2017

The people of the state are being victims of improper treatment while the doctors are also at a fix as they can not mention Dengue on the prescription even if it is identified. There were no fatalities, she said. Banerjee urged people to go for blood tests if unwell. She alleged that central government offices and housings were not allowing local municipalities to clean areas where garbage was dumped. (more...)
Canada home prices cool as housing slowdown takes hold Canada home prices cool as housing slowdown takes hold
- October 12, 2017

Royal Lepage's survey found the median price of a condominium rose by 17.6 per cent year-over-year to $622,392, while the cost of two storey detached home dropped by 1.1 per cent to $1,532,849 over the same period. Soper also noted that in urban areas like Toronto and Vancouver, condominium prices have risen faster than any other housing type and will continue on that path for the foreseeable future as their affordability is attractive to first-time homebuyers. (more...)
Bannon Declares War on Establishment Republicans Bannon Declares War on Establishment Republicans
- October 12, 2017

President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon made it clear Monday night that his "war on the Republican establishment" is not a skirmish or a battle but a long-term campaign that could take decades. There's a basic agenda that Trump ran on and won. He carried states that Republicans haven't carried in living memory - Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Canada's Trudeau to tell Trump: we're not your problem at NAFTA Canada's Trudeau to tell Trump: we're not your problem at NAFTA
- October 12, 2017

The White House declined to comment on the Nafta talks, and the U.S. Trade Representative's press office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. president's daughter Ivanka in the crowd listening to him, said his approach towards reaching out to Trump remains the same like any other global leader. (more...)
Led coalition estimates 300-400 Daesh terrorists left in Syria's Raqqa
- October 12, 2017

She says she is looking forward to returning home. One of them revealed she's American. She has seen things no child should ever see. A blog post, previously written by her mother, shows the girl in happier times, a seemingly normal American family. (more...)
Mentally Disabled Black Restaurant Worker Enslaved, Abused By White Manager, Prosecutors Say Mentally Disabled Black Restaurant Worker Enslaved, Abused By White Manager, Prosecutors Say
- October 12, 2017

Federal prosecutors say Bobby Paul Edwards used "force, threats of force, physical restraint, and coercion" to compel John Christopher Smith to work as a buffet cook at J&J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C., for more than five years. In an interview with WMBF in 2016, Smith said Edwards began abusing him in 2010. On one occasion, Edwards allegedly lashed him with a belt several times because he believed he had not taken food out fast enough to customers. (more...)
Justice Department latest sanctuary city move on Chicago, Cook County Justice Department latest sanctuary city move on Chicago, Cook County
- October 12, 2017

The Department of Justice said in a news release that Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia and Cook County, Illinois, "have preliminarily been found to have laws, policies or practices that may violate" federal immigration law , and gave the cities until October 27 to change their policies. (more...)
JCPenney Looking For Seasonal Help JCPenney Looking For Seasonal Help
- October 12, 2017

The department store chain is hiring almost 40,000 people for its 875 stores this holiday season. Some of the jobs the company is looking to fill include cashiers, replenishment specialists and SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultants. Management will conduct in-person interviews at each of their 875 stores and even make offers to perspective candidates on the spot. JCPenney says those interested should apply online at JCPCareers.com or at an in-store kiosk prior to the hiring event. (more...)
MA native implicated in death of frat pledge pressured to overdrink MA native implicated in death of frat pledge pressured to overdrink
- October 12, 2017

His blood alcohol content registered as.495, the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's office said Wednesday. Maxwell Gruver, 18, died after what investigators call a hazing ritual where he was forced to drink a large amount of alcohol. Among the things seized from the club house were a duffel pack loaded with brew jars, containers of alcohol, a glass smoking funnel, a "promise test", cleaning supplies and two strands of white tied rope, as indicated by a court order return. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Clinical Paraguay breezes past Turkey Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 WC: Clinical Paraguay breezes past Turkey
- October 12, 2017

The South American team registered its third consecutive victory and sealed the top spot. Kerem Kesgin got a late consolation goal for Turkey with a fine solo effort, but it was a forgettable campaign for the Europeans, who finished at the bottom of Group B. (more...)
Indian Troops And Rebels Killed In Kashmir Gun Battle Indian Troops And Rebels Killed In Kashmir Gun Battle
- October 12, 2017

Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said the gunbattle started after security forces cordoned off Hajin's Rakh (Paribal) area following intelligence inputs about the presence of militants there. They were also involved in firing on a patrol party in which one Army Captain and two Army jawans were injured. "The Chinar Corps commander and all ranks salute the martyrs and offer condolences to the bereaved families". (more...)
California wildfires: Winds fan 'catastrophic' blazes California wildfires: Winds fan 'catastrophic' blazes
- October 12, 2017

More than 200 fire engines and crews are being rushed to California from the rest of the U.S., officials said. To donate to the fundraiser, click below. Sonoma County also posts evacuation notices on a website, Facebook, and Twitter. President Donald Trump has declared parts of Northern California a disaster area, making it eligible for speedy federal aid. (more...)

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