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Indonesian bishop resigns over embezzlement and mistress claims
- October 13, 2017

UCAnews agency reported in August that the Vatican sent an investigator to look into allegations of funds misappropriation linked to Bishop Leteng. The probe was triggered after dozens of priests resigned en masse to protest Leteng's conduct. (more...)
ROK Navy Welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to Strengthen Partnership ROK Navy Welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to Strengthen Partnership
- October 13, 2017

It marks the sub's first visit here in almost six months. Washington is the fourth U.S. Navy ship, and first submarine, to be named honoring the State of Washington . It's capable of precisely striking North Korea's core facilities in support of Special Operation Forces missions. The submarine is 377 feet long, has a 34-foot beam, and will be able to dive to depths greater than 800 feet and operate at speeds in excess of 25 knots submerged. (more...)
Ahsan terms Safdar's hate speech 'tragic' Ahsan terms Safdar's hate speech 'tragic'
- October 13, 2017

Muhammad safdar's hate speech against Ahmadi's in National Assembly on Tuesday, generated reactions from activists and political parties. We believe in an inclusive Pakistan. Pakistan People's Party (PPP) senator Aitzaz Ahsan denounced the diatribe of PML-N leader Captain (r) Safdar at Ahmdis and said it was an attempt to target the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in cover of such incendiary issues. (more...)
Charlottesville sues to stop 'private militia groups' from holding rallies Charlottesville sues to stop 'private militia groups' from holding rallies
- October 13, 2017

Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) filed the complaint in the Circuit Court for the City of Charlottesville alleging that the groups violated state laws against private militias. The suit alleges premeditated violence against 26 defendants, which include a mixture of individuals and white nationalist groups like the Ku Klux Klan, Vanguard America, and the League of the South. (more...)
'Sack him': Lord Lawson accuses Philip Hammond of 'sabotaging' Brexit 'Sack him': Lord Lawson accuses Philip Hammond of 'sabotaging' Brexit
- October 13, 2017

But Nadine Dorries was keen to stress that she had been there first, having called for Hammond's head a few days ago. "He may not intend it but in practice what he is doing is very close to sabotage". He was rebuked just hours later when Mrs May moved to reassure MPs that money will be spent when needed. Meanwhile, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox cancelled an interview in which he was supposed to talk about Cabinet unity on Brexit and defend Mr Hammond. (more...)
Three dead after skydiving accident in far north Queensland
- October 13, 2017

Police said investigations indicate a solo skydiver might have collided with tandem skydivers mid-air with their parachutes failing to deploy correctly. (more...)
Women right activists hopeful for landmark judgment in Sabarimala Temple case Women right activists hopeful for landmark judgment in Sabarimala Temple case
- October 13, 2017

The temple prohibits women aged between 10 and 50 from undertaking pilgrimage to Sabarimala - which means women are banned from even making the arduous trek to the shrine. "Unless you have a constitutional right, you can not prohibit entry", the court had said. The said ban has statutory backing in the form of Rule 3 (b) of the Kerala Hindu Places of Public Worship (Authorisation of Entry) Rules, 1965. (more...)
Earnings Estimates in the Spotlight: Athersys, Inc. (ATHX)
- October 13, 2017

On Tuesday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. (NasdaqCM: ATHX ) is 0.759433. Experts say the higher the value, the better, as it means that the free cash flow is high, or the variability of free cash flow is low or both. (more...)
Sheriff argues against releasing prisoners 'you can work,' drawing slavery comparisons Sheriff argues against releasing prisoners 'you can work,' drawing slavery comparisons
- October 13, 2017

In the conference earlier this week he said: 'The [prisoners] that you can work, the ones that can pick up trash, the work release programs - but guess what? But Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correction Secretary James Le Blanc told the news station that what Prator said just isn't true. (more...)
Darjeeling: Several policemen injured in fresh clashes with GJM supporters Darjeeling: Several policemen injured in fresh clashes with GJM supporters
- October 13, 2017

Apparently, some GJM workers opened fire on the cops leading to retaliation and clashes. The raid took place after the West Bengal Police received an intelligence input that absconding GJM chief Bimal Gurung might be hiding in the workshop, the report added. (more...)
PDP unity : Makarfi calls for return of former members PDP unity : Makarfi calls for return of former members
- October 13, 2017

All of you contributed money for us to eat and to drink, that is good. He however made a u-turn and returned to the PDP after the Supreme Court judgment sacked Sheriff and returned Makarfi as the PDP leader. National caretaker Chairman of the Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi stated this in Ede, Osun State at the disbursement of scholarship worth over two hundred and fifty million naira to some indigent students in Osun West Senatorial District. (more...)
ETFS Commodity Securities Limited (LSYO.L): PPOH Line Below Zero
- October 13, 2017

The Average Directional Index or ADX is often considered to be an important tool for technical trading or investing. The ATR is an indicator developed by J. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. Having a good understanding of the entire picture may help investors better travel the winding stock market road. (more...)
California State Teachers Retirement System Decreases Holdings in Carnival Corporation (CCL)
- October 13, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $46.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.61 and a beta of 0.73. It closed at $14.55 lastly. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.34 on October 12, reaching $66.86. Raymond James Na owns 0.19% invested in Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL ) for 39,261 shares. Sequoia Ltd Llc owns 64,628 shares. Duncker Streett Inc holds 0.02% or 1,000 shares. (more...)
Woman Injured After Man Grabs Purse At Crossroads Macy's
- October 13, 2017

A witness chased after the suspect, who eventually dropped the purse in the Target parking lot. No weapons were used in the robbery, and the suspect immediately fled on foot. Cloud. He was first taken to the St. Cloud Hospital for a psychological evaluation before being transported to the juvenile facility. The 16-year-old is being held on robbery charges. (more...)
Harmonious construction of pro-child laws needed, says SC Harmonious construction of pro-child laws needed, says SC
- October 13, 2017

In denying minors who may have been victims of early and forced marriages recourse to criminal law in instances of sexual violence within the marriage, the Exception offends their bodily integrity and violates their Right to Life , Privacy, & Dignity under Article 21 of the Constitution. (more...)
USMNT coach Bruce Arena calls World Cup qualifying elimination 'a blemish'
- October 13, 2017

After an inconsistent play after the 2014 World Cup and opening qualifying losses to Mexico and Costa Rica, US Men's National Team manager Jurgen Klinsmann was relieved of his duties in favor of the American coaching legend Bruce Arena . (more...)
Woman found in Belfast flat may have died two years ago Woman found in Belfast flat may have died two years ago
- October 13, 2017

Detectives say attending officers discovered her dead in bed. Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the death. He said: "It's hard enough that Marie's been found dead, but then for the family to be told she may have been murdered". (more...)
Belgium New Zealand WWI Passchendaele Belgium New Zealand WWI Passchendaele
- October 13, 2017

Entire communities were robbed of their young people. Andre Taikato of The Royal New Zealand NAVY says "It's a day to commemorate and honour those who fought so we could live our lives today". "The memory of those who fell here at Passchendaele has been kept alive for a century by New Zealand families". Dr Smith attended the official commemorations at Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery in the world, containing the graves of 520 New Zealanders. (more...)
Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In KG Sector Of Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In KG Sector Of Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch
- October 13, 2017

Yesterday, a soldier and one civilian were killed in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector across the Line of Control (LoC). An official told the Hindustan Times on Thursday that a soldier and porter were killed and the six injured in an IED blast in Gulpur area on Thursday morning and the army said in the evening the casualties were mounted after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan. (more...)
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 13, 2017

Its down 0.01, from 1.1 in 2017Q1. 247,432 shares of the stock traded hands. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. (more...)
Mukul Roy quits TMC, says 'party members must be comrades, not servants' Mukul Roy quits TMC, says 'party members must be comrades, not servants'
- October 13, 2017

All should be "comrades in a party and not servants". The TMC leader had earlier in the day met Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu to submit his resignation from the upper house of Parliament. Amidst serious speculations on his joining BJP, he said, "I haven't yet chose to join any party or float a new political entity". Roy hailed the Commission for taking positive steps in the elections and described its actions as one of the factors responsible for the political change in Bengal in ... (more...)
Music Festival Pill Testing Trial Cancelled Music Festival Pill Testing Trial Cancelled
- October 13, 2017

Dan Bourchier spoke to Dr David Caldicott from STA-SAFE and NCA Chair Terry Webber to try to figure this all out. NCA chairman Terry Webber this morning told ABC Radio that they hadn't placed any timeframe restrictions on supplying the relevant documents, and that the decision to call off the pill testing trial rested exclusively with Spilt Milk and organiser Ryan Phillips . (more...)
Police Increase Presence For Aldean Concert Police Increase Presence For Aldean Concert
- October 13, 2017

WATCH FOX23 Jackie DelPilar's full report above . Thursday marked the first time country music star Jason Aldean returned to the concert stage since the Las Vegas Shooting. Three songs into his Tulsa, Oklahoma, show, Aldean told the crowd that he won't be shaken by anyone trying to make Americans live in fear. It's his first show since the attack. (more...)
Proclamations against Hussain, Hasan Nawaz pasted in accountability court Proclamations against Hussain, Hasan Nawaz pasted in accountability court
- October 13, 2017

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. "The process of issuing red warrants for Mr Sharif's sons will begin after the completion of 30 days (on Nov 10), if they do not appear before court", a NAB prosecutor told Dawn. However, she added that since both of them reside overseas, therefore, local laws did not apply to them. TV footages showed Sharif's daughter Maryam and son-in- law captain (retired) Muhammad Safdar arriving at the court premises to attend the hearing. (more...)
Conservative party activist 'barred from entering Hong Kong' Conservative party activist 'barred from entering Hong Kong'
- October 13, 2017

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying hit back at the UK's criticism on Thursday saying the decision "to allow or not to allow someone to enter is [within] China's sovereignty". our aim is to be global and a voice in other capitals in the European Union and beyond". At the centre of the latest political row between Britain and China, human rights campaigner Benedict Rogers confirmed he would found a group to report on the city's progress on human rights, democracy and ... (more...)
Aarushi murder case: Talwars to walk out of jail by evening Aarushi murder case: Talwars to walk out of jail by evening
- October 13, 2017

Jailor of the Ghaziabad's Dasna prison Dadhiram Maurya said the Talwars felt they have got justice and were praying. The dentist couple has been serving life sentence since conviction by a special Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) court in November 2013 and will be released from Ghaziabad's Dasna jail on Friday. (more...)
Lions lose Haloti Ngata for season with torn bicep
- October 13, 2017

In a corresponding move, the team signed defensive tackle Caraun Reid and defensive end Datone Jones . Birkett reports that a team source told him that while he'll technically be eligible to return, the injury is truly season-ending. Ngata mulled retirement this offseason before deciding to return for a third season with the Lions. Jones has spent his entire NFL career in the NFL North, spending four seasons in Green Bay before attempting to make the Minnesota Vikings roster in training ... (more...)
University of Michigan Solar Car Team finishes 2nd in world challenge University of Michigan Solar Car Team finishes 2nd in world challenge
- October 13, 2017

The challenge began on Oct 8 with 42 cars powered only by the sun racing from Australia's tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) endurance test through the outback. But first, the team took the now traditional dip in the Victoria Square fountain as supporters cheered them. The team's aerodynamics expert says that the drivers were directed to position the solar vehicle in a way that enabled it to benefit from the winds just like a sailing ship. (more...)
Reforms by Modi Govt have put Indian economy on stronger track: Jaitley Reforms by Modi Govt have put Indian economy on stronger track: Jaitley
- October 13, 2017

Speaking at the "Annual Mahindra Lecture" in the Harvard university on Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that there was a strong case to bring the real estate sector under the ambit of GST as maximum tax evasion happened in that sector. (more...)
West APC Leaders Meet In Oyo West APC Leaders Meet In Oyo
- October 13, 2017

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is now holding a close door meeting of South West All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwarts with his counterparts from Osun and Ondo, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Mr. He said the meeting of the leaders also allowed them to review the political situation in Ekiti and Osun states and strategise on how to win the governorship elections in those states. (more...)

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