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Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike
- October 13, 2017

The Scorpion started as a crowdfunding project and is designed for extreme conditions. It can lift a driver-pilot up to five meters off the ground and fly for at least 25 minutes at a speed of 70km/h. (more...)
Nanded Municipal polls: Landslide victory for Congress despite BJP's all-out efforts Nanded Municipal polls: Landslide victory for Congress despite BJP's all-out efforts
- October 13, 2017

The fact that former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan is spearheading his party in the elections shows the importance attached to Nanded municipal corporation. In the 2012 polls, the Congress had won 41 seats, Sena 14, followed by Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Muslimeen (AIMIM) with 11 seats, NCP 10. (more...)
Arrested man questioned in woman's disappearance, PSFD joins search Arrested man questioned in woman's disappearance, PSFD joins search
- October 13, 2017

He had been jailed since August 20 on charges of theft of a means of transportation, being a prohibited possessor of a gun and possessing a gun during the commission of a felony. Phoenix police took Malzahn into custody Monday after they recognized the vehicle he was driving. On Saturday, Malzahn is believed by police to have contacted some acquaintances in Clifton "to try and get some drugs and a gun". (more...)
BC home sales and prices up in September: real estate association BC home sales and prices up in September: real estate association
- October 13, 2017

The average price across the province on the MLS database was $693,774, up 18.5 per cent from last September. "They are up about 10% compared to a year ago and when we look in September compared to August on a seasonally adjusted basis home sales rose about 5% so it's certainly a definite uptick in overall consumer demand", says Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. (more...)
Lanka recovers cash stolen from Taiwan bank
- October 13, 2017

Taiwanese authorities began investigating, last week, a hack of the Far Eastern International Bank through which US$60 billion dollars worth of funds were transfered to bank accounts in several countries, including Sri Lanka. Sources said the amount transferred to Colombo seemed to be relatively small and those who had been involved in the operation were an worldwide gang. (more...)
Australia sets new English language standards for foreign students Australia sets new English language standards for foreign students
- October 13, 2017

Speaking ahead of the education conference in Hobart, Education Minister Simon Birmingham told reporters on Thursday that new language exams would be introduced from 2018. From next year, however, students will have to pass an English test before they can start an Australian degree and the requirement will be extended to include the vocational education sector. (more...)
Navy relieves of duties top officers of USS McCain Navy relieves of duties top officers of USS McCain
- October 13, 2017

Admiral Swift said the collisions involving US Navy ships can not be viewed in isolation and that it was the organisation's goal to find out whether there is a common cause underlying the uptick. McCain (DDG 56) were relieved of their duties by Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, Commander, Seventh Fleet , on October 11. It followed the collision of the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship in waters off Japan in June, which killed seven sailors. (more...)
Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib
- October 13, 2017

Turkey is accelerating its military buildup around Idlib with the deployment of more units and drones to determine surveillance points in the Syrian province, Arab News reported. While their destination was not clear, local sources told Al Jazeera the convoy was heading towards the western part of Aleppo province. In recent weeks, a military build-up had taken place on Turkey's border with Syria, with Turkeysupporting a campaign to secure opposition control over Idlib. (more...)
AccorHotels Will Buy Australia's Mantra Group AccorHotels Will Buy Australia's Mantra Group
- October 13, 2017

AccorHotels is one of the world's leading hotel operators and we trust that our business will be in good hands. AccorHotels will acquire Australian hotel and resort operator Mantra Group in a transaction that will significantly increase Accor's already strong presence in the country and in the Asia/Pacific region. (more...)
Jury recommends death penalty for Alton Nolen murder conviction Jury recommends death penalty for Alton Nolen murder conviction
- October 13, 2017

Jurors agreed on October 2 that Nolen should serve three life sentences plus 130 years in prison on assault and battery charges stemming from his attack on the co-worker who survived. "I ask that you give him what he is due and what he has earned, and that is the ultimate punishment of death". "This was a decisive act not driven by a mental illness", Caswell said. (more...)
Massachusetts House approves ban on bump stocks Massachusetts House approves ban on bump stocks
- October 13, 2017

The legislation prohibits any modification to a firearm created to increase the rate of firing bullets. "These devices have one objective, and one goal only - to kill and to wound as many people as possible in a short period of time", said Linsky in a statement. (more...)
Newlyweds go missing while flying to honeymoon Newlyweds go missing while flying to honeymoon
- October 13, 2017

The family of a newly Wednesday American couple are desperate to find them after they disappeared on a honeymoon trip to the Bahamas two weeks-ago. The Sancos took off from Fort Worth in their own Cessna 150 on a honeymoon trip. According to Fox 4 News, there were reports of bad weather in the area at the time. Although Air Traffic Control was instrumental in the beginning of the search efforts, they have now stepped back to allow the RBDF to further their search with the US Coast Guard. (more...)
Laurens High student suspended after gun threat Laurens High student suspended after gun threat
- October 13, 2017

While there is no reason to believe that there is a current threat to any students at any Peru Community Schools, parents and students should expect to see police presence in and around the schools on Monday when students return from fall break. (more...)
Calgary Humane Society seeks info after pup abandoned in southwest dumpster Calgary Humane Society seeks info after pup abandoned in southwest dumpster
- October 13, 2017

The dog swam to the side of the river, and was then brought to the humane society. "There was some fairly significant fracturing of one of the legs, as well as some pelvic injuries as well - stuff that couldn't, unfortunately, be repaired", he added. (more...)
Missouri Senator Chappelle-Nadal makes new negative Trump post after censure Missouri Senator Chappelle-Nadal makes new negative Trump post after censure
- October 13, 2017

Chappelle-Nadal is speaking up for dozens of family members in Puerto Rico, including two great uncles who are veterans, she said . A state representative from University City got feedback on Thursday for the second time since August after she posted another questionable online networking post with respect to President Donald Trump . (more...)
Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of
- October 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 18.15% the S&P500. (BEN) by 3.06% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock's market capitalization is 13.98B. The company experienced a rise in short interest of 5.36% between August 31, 2017 and September 15, 2017. The company now has a P/E ratio of 20.61 and the market value is 13.98B. (more...)
Pitt loses starting QB Max Browne to season-ending shoulder surgery Pitt loses starting QB Max Browne to season-ending shoulder surgery
- October 13, 2017

Syracuse, and it was announced Thursday that he's out for the remainder of the season, via Brian Batko of the Post-Gazette. Pickett, sans redshirt, will now serve as DiNucci's backup. Browne passed for 997 yards and five touchdowns against two interceptions this season. DiNucci is 36-65 passing for 442 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. (more...)
Officials identify Lufkin man killed in two-vehicle crash near Pollok Officials identify Lufkin man killed in two-vehicle crash near Pollok
- October 13, 2017

The driver lost control of the vehicle and drove through a soy bean field and into a tree. The sedan's driver was identified as a 28-year-old man from Texas. Bhattarai was transported to OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital with incapacitating injuries. Flanagan was wearing his seatbelt when the crash happened. One person was ejected from the auto and the three others were trapped inside of the burning vehicle. (more...)
People Shot, Killed in Aliso Viejo People Shot, Killed in Aliso Viejo
- October 13, 2017

The Orange County Sheriff's Department only reported a shooting in the area and that the investigation is ongoing. Deputies described the location as a "very active scene", and said they were attempting to make entry into the residence. for 30 to 45 minutes, said Ryan Burris, spokesman for the Capistrano Unified School District. There was no incident at the school, however, according to deputies. (more...)
Here's Why Rose McGowan's Twitter Account Was Suspended Here's Why Rose McGowan's Twitter Account Was Suspended
- October 13, 2017

Representatives for Affleck haven't responded to messages regarding that allegation. However, police will not re-open the 2015 investigation into claims made by model Ambra Gutierrez that Weinstein groped her. "If you believe The Weinstein Company should completely dissolve after 30 years of sexual abuse against innocent women please join me in signing this petition to honor the victims and their bravery", the petition reads. (more...)
Titans quarterback Mariota hoping to face Colts Titans quarterback Mariota hoping to face Colts
- October 13, 2017

Let's take at five things to know as we enter Week 6 of the regular season. "Making sure my dropbacks, everything, within the pocket are good and I can move around and make some of those plays that are required". "Hopefully toward the end of the week I get more on my plate and hopefully I'll feel comfortable to try to play on Monday". Mariota's status remains day to day as he recovers from a hamstring injury sustained late in the first half of the loss at Houston on October 1. (more...)
Natural disaster recorded near North Korea's nuclear test site Natural disaster recorded near North Korea's nuclear test site
- October 13, 2017

A small natural disaster rattled the area near North Korea's nuclear testing field but it did not appear to be man-made, South Korea's weather agency said on Friday (Oct 13), the latest to be observed after the North conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in early September. (more...)
Snyder stands by Flint water crisis testimony Snyder stands by Flint water crisis testimony
- October 13, 2017

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who is the ranking Democrat on the committee, wrote to Snyder in light of recent sworn testimony by a Snyder aide that contradicted what Snyder told the committee about when he learned of a spike in Legionnaires' disease cases in the Flint area. (more...)
Search for missing Richardson girl enters sixth day Search for missing Richardson girl enters sixth day
- October 13, 2017

The tree was behind a fence, about 100 feet south of the family's home and across an alley. Sherin's mother, Sini Mathews, spoke through her attorney on Wednesday and said she still hopes for her daughter's return. Both parents have retained attorneys - Sherin's mother was not accused of any wrongdoing, while her father had not yet entered a plea in relation to charges leveled against him. (more...)
Liam Fox convenes new board of trade - and he's the ONLY member Liam Fox convenes new board of trade - and he's the ONLY member
- October 13, 2017

Business leaders from across the United Kingdom are to join forces as part of a new board of trade, convened for the first time by the Department for International Trade (DIT) today. The Board's first meeting will be in Bristol on Thursday, with the involvement of "prominent figures" in business and politics. "Top of businesses' trade agenda is securing the best possible trade deal with the European Union". (more...)
FAI release ticket information for World Cup play-off games FAI release ticket information for World Cup play-off games
- October 13, 2017

Fresh from their remarkable win over Wales in Cardiff on Monday, Ireland are preparing themselves for a playoff against one of Italy, Croatia, Switzerland and Denmark. The play-off first legs will be played between 9-11 November with the return legs on between 12-14 November. The game is included in the season ticket package. (more...)
Young boy breaks down at his military dad's homecoming Young boy breaks down at his military dad's homecoming
- October 13, 2017

He had flown back earlier during his deployment to marry Maria before heading straight back out to the region. Seeing his dad for the first time in months, Sean broke down in tears at the Casement Aerodrome in Dublin. A man is seen walking over to little Sean to make sure he is OK before gently leading him over to his dad to greet him. Sean Gavagan's dad Ian is a soldier who had been away on a United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Israel-Syria border. (more...)
Woman critical after head-on crash with 14-year-old driver Woman critical after head-on crash with 14-year-old driver
- October 13, 2017

Four juveniles, aged between 14 and 18, in the second auto were taken to Westmead Children's Hospital for a range of non-life threatening injuries, police said. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Witnesses suggest as many as six ambulances and a Careflight helicopter attended the scene of the crash. (more...)
Texas 'bump stock' maker faces lawsuit following Las Vegas mass shooting Texas 'bump stock' maker faces lawsuit following Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 13, 2017

Our nation can not go through any many more mass shootings to make it more "appropriate" to engage in discussion about the dangers of the availability of semiautomatic weapons and accompanying accessories for civilian use. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., said she is working with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., on another piece of legislation that would impose the strictest regulation to "these kinds of unsafe devices". (more...)
Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) Given Buy Rating at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- October 13, 2017

Therefore 80% are positive. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for Affiliated Managers Group, Inc .is 0.047035. Jefferies Group has a "Buy" rating and a $200.00 price target on the stock. Churchill Dwight D . sold $535,134 worth of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. In other news, Director Patrick T. Ryan sold 8,902 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. (more...)

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