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Judge Won't Reverse Trump Admin Block on Abortions for Undocumented Teen Girls Judge Won't Reverse Trump Admin Block on Abortions for Undocumented Teen Girls
- October 13, 2017

ACLU attorney Brigitte Amiri responded in a statement: "Today's District Court ruling comes as a serious disappointment, because it delays Jane Doe's abortion even further". Office Director Scott Lloyd , a Trump nominee, said the shelters may not take "any action that facilitates" an abortion for unaccompanied minors without his direct approval. (more...)
Pink Makes Surprise Appearance at Guns N' Roses Concert!
- October 13, 2017

Pink's "Patience" cameo at MSG didn't add up to as much stage time - she took over for the song's third verse - but it made an impression on both acts. Pink , meanwhile, made it out of the house at a particularly busy time - the singer is set to release her seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma , tomorrow. (more...)
New Policies Outlined For Valley Police, Hospital Staff Interactions New Policies Outlined For Valley Police, Hospital Staff Interactions
- October 13, 2017

Aimee McClean, President of Utah Nurses Association , Chief Brown, and Chief Kevin Thacker from the Valley Police Association discussed the partnership between the organizations in finding a path to more positive interactions between nurses and law enforcement. (more...)
FEMA, first responders can't be in Puerto Rico 'forever'
- October 13, 2017

Trump tweeted early in the morning that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the US military and first responders can't stay in Puerto Rico indefinitely, prompting criticism from San Juan's mayor, among others. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz accused President Donald Trump Thursday of condemning the Puerto Rican people to "a slow death" for what she characterizes as an act of "genocide". (more...)
Defense has biggest challenge yet in Texas Tech Defense has biggest challenge yet in Texas Tech
- October 13, 2017

They gave TCU all they could handle and promise to be a tough out for teams like the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma State Cowboys, and Texas Longhorns. However, the emergence of the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Big 12 means another huge challenge for the Mountaineers just one week after the seven-point loss to the Frogs. (more...)
Launch of Russian Cargo Mission Scrubbed
- October 13, 2017

Less than a minute before it was to take to the skies to deliver the Progress MS-07 cargo freighter to the International Space Station , an unknown issue with the Soyuz 2.1a launch vehicle prompted a rare scrub for the Russian space agency's workhorse rocket. (more...)
California Fires Are Destroying Marijuana Farms California Fires Are Destroying Marijuana Farms
- October 13, 2017

Cannabis cultivators cannot insure their businesses because federal law prohibits marijuana , which means that financial institutions can't go near it. Many consumers noted the bad timing on social media. "It's very typical that in fires in Northern California that there could be marijuana farms burned up", said Stan Florea, fire information officer for the U.S. (more...)
(SD)-Sturgis High Cancels Homecoming Over Racism Concerns (SD)-Sturgis High Cancels Homecoming Over Racism Concerns
- October 13, 2017

The homecoming dance was also canceled. The kids painted the words "Go Back To The Rez" on the auto before smashing it with sledge hammers in an unofficial homecoming stunt. Don Kirkegaard, Superintendent of the Meade School District, says "On behalf of the Meade School District, we apologize to not only the Pine Ridge community, but to all minorities across the state of South Dakota, to our Indian population. (more...)
Financial Review of Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN)
- October 13, 2017

The market capitalization of the company is at $396.8 Million. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 44.8933303212679 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. (more...)
Couple finds spy camera in Florida Airbnb room
- October 13, 2017

When asked why he kept the cameras hidden, he said that it was to get "a better angle", according to police. After AirBnB users found a camera in the room they rented through the app, companies like the house sharing app must be pressured to address privacy concerns. (more...)
Man executed in Texas for prison guard's death Man executed in Texas for prison guard's death
- October 13, 2017

Pruett was there serving a 99-year sentence for another slaying. Pruett was convicted of killing Corrections Officer Daniel Nagle at a prison near San Antonio almost 18 years ago. Pruett's attorneys had asked the Supreme Court to review whether lower courts properly denied a civil rights suit seeking additional DNA testing. Texas' "law of parties" first put Pruett behind bars as a 16-year-old boy because he was present when his drug-addicted father stabbed a neighbor to death, and thus, he ... (more...)
IHC rejects Capt Safdar's plea for postponing indictment in NAB reference IHC rejects Capt Safdar's plea for postponing indictment in NAB reference
- October 13, 2017

Former interior minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leader Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday that Pakistan's military is capable enough and if there is the concept of joint operations then it should be mutual. Meanwhile, Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected the appeal of Member of National assembly (MNA) Captain (r) Safdar to stop accountability court from his indictment in corruption references . (more...)
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
- October 13, 2017

The stock declined 0.95% or $0.36 reaching $37.45 per share. Shares of MB Financial ( MBFI ) traded up 0.28% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $45.84. Analysts await Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to report earnings on October, 17 before the open. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.34 and is expected to be $2.54 for the current year with 500,671,000 shares outstanding. (more...)
SC issues guidelines for designation of senior lawyers SC issues guidelines for designation of senior lawyers
- October 13, 2017

The committee will examine the background of advocates before designating them as senior lawyers. Then the permanent committee would call the aspirant lawyers for designation as senior for interviews and personality tests. Besides the CJI and senior most SC/HC judge, the committee would also include a representative of the bar and Attorney General in case of apex court and Advocate General in case of high courts. (more...)
Brokers Opinions on: Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (FLXN)
- October 13, 2017

The lower the ERP5 rank, the more undervalued a company is thought to be. In recent action, Flexion Therapeutics, Inc . (NasdaqGM:FLXN) is 79.00000. A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. Flexion Therapeutics, Inc . (more...)
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...)