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U.S. dollar slides amid Fed minutes U.S. dollar slides amid Fed minutes
- October 13, 2017

Spanish stocks rallied and the euro reached a two-week high after Catalonia's leader, Carles Puigdemont, declined to make a formal independence declaration on Tuesday to allow for talks with Madrid. Dow Jones closed down by 0.14 percent, S&P 500 ended down 0.17 percent, Nasdaq finished the day up by 0.17 percent. -The S&P 500 index rose 0.1 percent to a record 2,555.24 at 4:16 p.m.in NY, the second consecutive all-time high. (more...)
Mizzou, Kansas to get back on the court together? Mizzou, Kansas to get back on the court together?
- October 13, 2017

Carrington Harrington of 610 Sports first reported the news, and the game would be Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Sprint Center. - Mizzou and Kansas will go head-to-head once again, this time for hurricane relief. "We are discussing an event", Jim Marchiony, Kansas associate athletic director, told the Star. The radio station and The Kansas City Star also reported that MU broadcast rights-holder Learfield Sports had contacted affiliates to clear space from 3-5:30 p.m. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) to Hold
- October 13, 2017

It has outperformed by 36.94% the S&P500. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $1.02 with next year's EPS projected to be $3.42. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$74.11 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$40.85. (more...)
Bursting of firecrackers restricted to three hours in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Bursting of firecrackers restricted to three hours in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
- October 13, 2017

Stating that it is not just Delhi where the air quality deteriorates after the Diwali celebration, Justice Rawal said the cities of Punjab and Haryana and particularly the Tricity are also affected by the pollution. "The court has made it clear that no permanent licence for firecrackers under the Explosives Act will be issued henceforth without the permission of the high court", Gupta said. (more...)
Nine rapes took place in Murthal during 2016 Jat stir, court told Nine rapes took place in Murthal during 2016 Jat stir, court told
- October 13, 2017

Anupam Gupta, who is assisting the court as amicus curiae (who assists a court by offering information) told the division bench of Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal and Justice Amit Rawal that Vardhan was denying the rapes as he lacked the "biological element called spine in his biological structure" and was reprimanded by the CM for sharing the information. (more...)
Aarushi murder case: Talwars will remain jailed till Monday Aarushi murder case: Talwars will remain jailed till Monday
- October 13, 2017

A division bench comprising justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra allowed the appeals of the Talwars, holding that neither the circumstances nor the evidence on record established a chain showing their involvement in the murders of Aarushi and Hemraj. (more...)
North Korea recognizes Crimea as part of Russian Federation North Korea recognizes Crimea as part of Russian Federation
- October 13, 2017

The network has mocked the news that the Pyongyang (DPRK) published a new Atlas of the world, which occupied the Crimea marked as Russian territory. Ukrainians mocked the leadership of the DPRK, believing that Pyongyang had "caved in" to the Russian Federation in the 10 tanks with diesel fuel . (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan says no problem with Russian S-400 purchases: Haberturk
- October 13, 2017

This was stated by the, reported. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , center, along with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, left, waves to supporters prior to a speech in Novi Pazar, some 150 kilometers south of Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, Oct. (more...)
US Missile Defence Systems Threaten Russian Strategic Deterrence System US Missile Defence Systems Threaten Russian Strategic Deterrence System
- October 13, 2017

The spokesman added that the possibility of using the ground-based version of the shipborne missile canister launching system to fire cruise missiles "is a direct breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty". "We are focused on expansion and improvement of our missile defense system to shoot down missiles in the air", - said the American leader. "The Russian Federation is confident that the unlimited deployment of the United States anti-missile defense is a serious threat ... (more...)
S.Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park over corruption charges
- October 13, 2017

Prosecutors had requested last month for an extension on Park's detention period, which was set to expire on October 16. Park's defense team, however, called for her immediate release, citing the principle of "innocent until proven guilty" and "investigation without detention". (more...)
S. Korea, China extend currency swap deal S. Korea, China extend currency swap deal
- October 13, 2017

The two finance officials are now in Washington to attend a meeting of G-20 finance ministers and the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The agreement douses speculation that negotiations had been bogged down by a dispute over the installment of a U.S. THAAD missile defense battery in South Korea. (more...)
What Americans think about gun control after Las Vegas massacre What Americans think about gun control after Las Vegas massacre
- October 13, 2017

In June 2017, just days after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a park in Virginia during a practice for the Congressional baseball game, the same survey found that 45% of GOP voters supported stricter laws, and 51% opposed them. (more...)
Sen. Susan Collins announces whether she will run for governor Sen. Susan Collins announces whether she will run for governor
- October 13, 2017

Collins has been in the Senate since 1996 and is in her fourth six-year term. "This decision has not been any easy one". The Republican senator said she made her decision based on where she could do the most for ME and the country. Her brother, Sam Collins, is the President of family-owned business S.W. Collins. Collins has come under criticism from current Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) over her position on health care. (more...)
Search underway for 'dangerous' inmate who escaped from Dodge County jail Search underway for 'dangerous' inmate who escaped from Dodge County jail
- October 13, 2017

Farber's last known address is Fox Lake. The sheriff says Farber should be considered unsafe. He now has open charges in Dane and Green Lake counties as well. According to Dodge County officials, Farber has open charges in two other Wisconsin counties. "If any contact is made, members of the public should not approach or attempt to apprehend him, but call 911 immediately". (more...)
"They have to pay", EU's Juncker says of Britain
- October 13, 2017

Sterling was trading higher on the day, after earlier falling 45 pips in just one minute as Chancellor Angela Merkel's press secretary said that it was too early to discuss any transition deals on Brexit. Despite noting "progress" over the issue of citizens' rights post-Brexit, Mr Juncker asked: "Why are we discussing nonsense like that?" London has been hoping and pressing for this to happen at the summit. (more...)
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...)

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