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Florida nursing home where 14 patients died cut from Medicare Florida nursing home where 14 patients died cut from Medicare
- October 13, 2017

The 14 deaths occurred at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills and have been attributed to the sweltering heat. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a statement that the facility will be terminated Friday "due to their failure to meet Medicare's basic health and safety requirements". (more...)
Possible sonic attacks against USA embassy employees in Cuba Possible sonic attacks against USA embassy employees in Cuba
- October 13, 2017

According to an Associated Press (AP) report, several U.S. embassy workers in Havana, Cuba, have complained about a disturbing noise over the past year. Previously, the United States has said merely that it was Cuba's responsibility under worldwide law to protect diplomats serving on its soil. According to the US State Department, 22 American embassy employees in Cuba have suffered physical damage from a risky sound. (more...)
Were Vikings Muslims? Swedish researchers find 'Allah' sewn into burial clothes Were Vikings Muslims? Swedish researchers find 'Allah' sewn into burial clothes
- October 13, 2017

The researchers were trying to reconstruct textile patterns for an upcoming exhibition at the museum of Enkoping when the Kufic character patterns were discovered on the silk clothes. Amir De Martino, programme leader of Islamic studies at the Islamic College in London, suggests the patterns are not from either mainstream Shia culture or any fringe movements but instead a wrongly copied pattern. (more...)
'Citizenship Seven': court reserves decision on parliamentarians' qualification
- October 13, 2017

The court, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, has risen and is reserving its decision on whether the MPs should be disqualified from Parliament for holding dual citizenship. His deputy and upper house Senator Fiona Nash, fellow Nationals Senator Matt Canavan and four other senators from minor parties are also caught up in the controversy. (more...)
Trump wants license of 'fake news' media revoked Trump wants license of 'fake news' media revoked
- October 13, 2017

NBC News has reported on tensions between Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , and has said Trump sought a dramatic increase in the us nuclear arsenal during a meeting with national security advisers in July. "The First Amendment is the cornerstone of our democracy, and the news media plays an instrumental role in educating the American public and holding elected officials accountable". (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Victims Sue Bump Stock Manufacturers Las Vegas Shooting Victims Sue Bump Stock Manufacturers
- October 13, 2017

Speaker of the U.S. House Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis.' and other Republicans have said they need to "look at" the so-called "bump stock" used to convert a semi-automatic rifle to fully automatic. Numerous students at Oklahoma State University come from backgrounds where they have had a lot of experience shooting and learning gun safety. Las Vegas and federal authorities are still searching for a motive behind the shooting. (more...)
Strike balance between national and humanitarian interest, SC on Rohingya issue Strike balance between national and humanitarian interest, SC on Rohingya issue
- October 13, 2017

In September, the government informed the apex court that the "illegal" influx of Rohingyas was "seriously harming national security of the country". Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted that the government would not like the matter to be heard in a piecemeal manner as it has wide ramifications and added that it would prefer a day for detailed hearing. (more...)
Trudeau thanks allies for Canadian family's rescue Trudeau thanks allies for Canadian family's rescue
- October 13, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed his gratitude to his nation's allies for their help in rescuing a native family from the Taliban who held them hostage since 2012. USA officials did not confirm the details. Previously, Boyle was married for a year to Zaynab Khadr, whose father had suspected ties to al-Qaida and whose brother was arrested in Afghanistan at the age of 15 and held in Guantanamo Bay for years. (more...)
Iraqi government reportedly threatening Kurdish-held oil city Iraqi government reportedly threatening Kurdish-held oil city
- October 13, 2017

A Kurdish commander says his forces have withdrawn from the edges of a disputed region in northern Iraq amid tensions with the central government over the administration of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. "At least 6,000 additional Peshmerga were deployed since Thursday night to face the Iraqi forces' threat". Central authorities severed ties between the Kurdish autonomous region and the outside world after the referendum by cutting global air links. (more...)
Himachal polls: Congress sets up screening committee for candidates Himachal polls: Congress sets up screening committee for candidates
- October 13, 2017

Breaking away from BJP before the 2012 election, Maheshwar Singh, a former BJP state president, was less successful. He claimed that the BJP is all set to win more than 50 seats in the 68 seat assembly. He said that other major issues like mafia rule, crime against women including rape, murder and ever teasing, deteriorating law and order, huge debt burden, making announcement of developmental projects without making budgetary provisions and laying the foundation stones without preparing ... (more...)
Mulayam Singh Yadav-Akhilesh Yadav share stage Mulayam Singh Yadav-Akhilesh Yadav share stage
- October 13, 2017

After exactly a year, Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav shared public space with his son and Samajwadi president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday. Both had come to Lohia Park to pay their respect to Dr Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary. (more...)
Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities
- October 13, 2017

Police fired tear gas at Freedom Park in the capital, Nairobi, where opposition protesters gathered. Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga have been holding regular demonstrations in Mombasa, Kisumu, and the capital Nairobi to push for election reforms before the October 26 re-run of Kenya's presidential election. (more...)
Football hazing at Grundy County High School under investigation, head coach suspended Football hazing at Grundy County High School under investigation, head coach suspended
- October 13, 2017

Shrum said five of the players participated in the event. Sheriff Shrum said the other two football players were not in the room at the time. Shrum said during a news conference while the players worked out, they started wrestling. "What I think was, and what I feel like, and I've had 25 years law enforcement experience, was, 'we're caught'". The team's head football coach has also been suspended, but the school investigation is separate from the criminal one. (more...)
Transport for London will fight off Uber's appeal in court Transport for London will fight off Uber's appeal in court
- October 13, 2017

If Uber fails to file before the end of the day, it will no longer be permitted to operate in London. Mr Byrne said Uber's technology enables the company to "be far more helpful in holding people to account with police investigations than a traditional private hire operator or taxi company". (more...)
No question of corruption in Jay's business dealings: Amit Shah No question of corruption in Jay's business dealings: Amit Shah
- October 13, 2017

If a company's turnover becomes Rs. 1 crore, its profit does not become Rs. 1 crore.It is unfair to say there was an over 16,000 times jump in profit.say what the turnover was.It makes it seem like the turnover was huge but it wasn't". Jay Shah has also slapped a 100-crore defamation case on the website over aspersions of corruption. Why they lacked such courage? She said that Modi should not use enforcement agencies like Central Bureau of Investigation and Income Tax department to silence ... (more...)
Shakespeare reveals interest in Sagna Shakespeare reveals interest in Sagna
- October 13, 2017

The paperwork on Adrien Silva's £22m move from Sporting Lisbon arrived 14 seconds too late on the deadline day of 31 August. Prior to Sagna's three season spell in Manchester, the Frenchman spent seven years at Arsenal, and has amassed 267 Premier League in his time in England. (more...)
Latest in Jessica Chambers murder trial Latest in Jessica Chambers murder trial
- October 13, 2017

Tellis then drove Chambers' auto with her inside it to the back road, ran to his sister's house nearby, jumped in his sister's vehicle, stopped to pick up gasoline from a shed at his house and torched Chambers' vehicle and her, Champion said. (more...)
Take That star Gary Barlow coming to Dundee and Perth Take That star Gary Barlow coming to Dundee and Perth
- October 13, 2017

The Take That singer-songwriter announced that he will embark on a tour of the United Kingdom kicking off in April, playing 34 dates in 24 intimate venues. With everything required for a great night out, including good food and bar, the concerts are renowned for their informal and relaxed atmosphere set to a spectacular forest backdrop. (more...)
New Orleans cop shot to death while on routine patrol New Orleans cop shot to death while on routine patrol
- October 13, 2017

The shooter peacefully surrendered after negotiations, Harrison said. Several officers returned fire and the suspect was hit and brought to a hospital and arrested, authorities said. Officers from the NOPD, State Police, ATF and DEA were all on the scene. A woman who identified herself only as Cassie, said she and her neighbors had to evacuate their nearby apartment building early Friday. (more...)
Mika Singh urges Punjab government to rescue woman from Saudi Arabia Mika Singh urges Punjab government to rescue woman from Saudi Arabia
- October 13, 2017

While narrating her ordeal, the woman, believed to be aged between 20-22 years, broke down several times in the video. Hailing from India, the woman's name unknown is in Saudi Arabia residing with two men as per the video sent to Mika by her. (more...)
Kaiser Permanente and others promote Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness programs Kaiser Permanente and others promote Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness programs
- October 13, 2017

The kit includes nail polish, brochures and domestic violence resources . New Hope outlines what is considered abuse and domestic violence on their Grant County page. All programs and services are free and confidential, including emergency prevention education and empowerment programs. For the week leading up to Wear Purple Day, many trees in the downtown Waynesville area and Canton will have purple ribbons and bows attached, along with a flyer about October 19. (more...)
SCA dismisses Zuma's spy tapes appeal with costs SCA dismisses Zuma's spy tapes appeal with costs
- October 13, 2017

Kemp said that if the SCA finds that Mpshe did not make a rational decision, then someone would have to make a rational decision on that basis. However, in a supplementary affidavit Mpshe said he had been "untruthful". Justice Leach also ruled that the NPA and Zuma must pay the costs of DA counsels. Zuma wanted the opportunity to make fresh representations before the NPA chose to recharge him. (more...)
Dovizioso fastest, Marquez crashes in Japan Dovizioso fastest, Marquez crashes in Japan
- October 13, 2017

But the Spanish Repsol Honda rider pushed too hard late in the second session. That was until Dovizioso posted a 1m54.877s a little over 15 minutes into the session, surpassing Marquez's morning time by six tenths of a second and opening up a 1.1s cushion on the field. (more...)
Trump issues health care executive order Trump issues health care executive order
- October 13, 2017

This was not the first time he had forgotten to sign an executive order during an executive order signing. "Thank you everybody", the President said to applause as he b-lined for the door. While I'm sure the daily stresses of being President are enough to make anyone forget even the simplest of tasks, one would have assumed that following the embarrassment in March, President Trump would have perhaps been a bit more vigilant. (more...)
Facebook doesn't hire journalists: Sheryl Sandberg Facebook doesn't hire journalists: Sheryl Sandberg
- October 13, 2017

While Facebook is a distributor of both video and text to some 2 billion people around the world, Sandberg reiterated: "We are a tech company". Facebook has turned over the ads - and information on how they were targeted, such as by geography or to people with a certain political affiliation - to congressional investigators . (more...)
Watsco, Inc. (WSO) To Go Ex-Dividend on October 13th
- October 13, 2017

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 190,300 shares. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $161.17. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. (more...)
Tim's 'T' celebration is a plane for Federation Internationale de Football Association Tim's 'T' celebration is a plane for Federation Internationale de Football Association
- October 13, 2017

The Socceroo made a T sign with his hands while celebrating his extra-time victor. In a tweet that has since been deleted, the online travel agency that Cahill is aligned with posted a picture of the celebration and congratulated the Socceroos star for the win. (more...)
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar ends gubernatorial campaign
- October 13, 2017

In a Facebook post , Pawar said his campaign does not have the money to continue a statewide campaign. "Without more resources, the only choices for expanding the campaign to a scope that could earn the nomination were to take on more personal debt or to cut staff", Pawar said. (more...)
Kenya's Odinga withdraws from poll re-run Kenya's Odinga withdraws from poll re-run
- October 13, 2017

This development comes after Raila Odinga withdrew his candidature in the October 26th presidential polls and left the country for a two-day trip in UK. The outbreak of the street riots followed the publication of the decision by a Kenyan high court, according to which another candidate can be included in the list of presidential aspirants in the elections scheduled for October 26. (more...)
Shiv Sena activists thrash Muslim man for being with Hindu woman Shiv Sena activists thrash Muslim man for being with Hindu woman
- October 13, 2017

In July this year, BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja from Rajasthan had accused Ramgarh police of "letting love jihad, illegal mining and other crimes flourish in the area", PTI had reported. According to the Newspaper, The police have not received a complaint from anyone over the assault."The hotel management also did not lodge any complaint about the incident", the officer added.The police are clueless about the identity of the woman. (more...)

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