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Status Red Weather Warning Issued For Clare Status Red Weather Warning Issued For Clare
- October 14, 2017

The wind warning was issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry, and those areas look set to receive winds of 130km/h. Monday will then see a spell of "very windy weather " sweeping across western parts of the United Kingdom, according to the Met Office which has issued a yellow warning for wind early next week, with the potential for gusts of 80mph in coastal areas, particularly in Northern Ireland. (more...)
Two Shootings in Rogers Park Leave Woman Dead, Boy Hurt Two Shootings in Rogers Park Leave Woman Dead, Boy Hurt
- October 14, 2017

Police say she was likely an "unintended target" of a drive-by shooting. Both the boy and the woman were taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in critical condition, Tannehill said. Waller said the boy was in surgery but had no further information about the attack. "To see that happen, it is such a scary thing", she said. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in critical condition. (more...)
Ahsan Iqbal highlights economic, security gains Ahsan Iqbal highlights economic, security gains
- October 14, 2017

The security situation has improved considerably after successful military operations in the tribal areas as well as other parts of the country. Iqbal claimed that tax collection had increased by two times, development budget also went up and there is no need to go on another International Monetary Fund programme. (more...)
ISIS militants surrender in Raqqa, 'removed from city' by US-led coalition ISIS militants surrender in Raqqa, 'removed from city' by US-led coalition
- October 14, 2017

Around 100 Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters have surrendered in the terrorist group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa in the last 24 hours and were " removed from the city ", according to Colonel Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the US-led anti-IS coalition. (more...)
Hospitals, Centene Fall on Trump Plan to Stop Insurer Subsidies
- October 14, 2017

Of those, 74,531, or 86 percent, qualified for advance tax credits to lower the cost of their premiums. That's because when insurance companies who participate in the exchange markets set their premiums for next year, they were allowed to build into their rate structure the likelihood that those cost sharing reductions, or CSR's, would soon end. (more...)
Feared Dead in Kenya as Suspended Student Attacks Own School Feared Dead in Kenya as Suspended Student Attacks Own School
- October 14, 2017

Dozens of injured students were rushed to a nearby health centre for treatment. "We can not confirm the number of students injured as we are still liaising with hospitals". "Now what we are told is that early this morning he came with about three other people and killed the watchman". "They sustained abdominal penetrative injuries and require quick medical attention", said Turkana County Referral Hospital superintendent, Dr Gilchrist Lokoel, who is coordinating with the team at the school. (more...)
Rahul's 'women in shorts' comment unbecoming of politicians: Sushma Swaraj Rahul's 'women in shorts' comment unbecoming of politicians: Sushma Swaraj
- October 14, 2017

BJP's Gujarat unit conducted townhall to connect women from across the state with EAM and engage with her during the question-answer session. "Rivals call the Bharatiya Janata Party an anti-women party but it gave four women Chief Ministers and four women Governors as well", said Swaraj. (more...)
Iran blamed for 'cyber attack' on Parliament Iran blamed for 'cyber attack' on Parliament
- October 14, 2017

The cyberattack that occurred on June 23 affected 9,000 email accounts, including those of UK Prime Minister Theresa May and other government members. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre was not immediately available for comment. "It was not the most sophisticated attack but nor did it need to be", a source told the Times . (more...)
Hillary Clinton in talks to teach at Columbia University Hillary Clinton in talks to teach at Columbia University
- October 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton's next stop could be Columbia University, sources told The Post. Clinton has not taught in more than four decades since she administered criminal law classes at the School of Law at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. (more...)
BJP leader flays CPI(M) over violence in Kerala BJP leader flays CPI(M) over violence in Kerala
- October 14, 2017

Arun Singh said, "RSS and BJP workers are sacrificing their lives for establishing nationalism in Kerala". He claimed that so far around 120 RSS workers have been slain in Kerala. BJP leader Sardar Arvinder Singh Lovely during the protest said, "There are many golden chapters in the history of India". BJP workers led by the party's Chandigarh president Sanjay Tandon and Haryana chief Subhash Barala participated in the Janraksha Yatra which started from Sewa Dham. (more...)
Election Commission is a 'toothless tiger', says Varun Gandhi Election Commission is a 'toothless tiger', says Varun Gandhi
- October 14, 2017

BJP MP Varun Gandhi has called the Election Commission of India a toothless tiger. He said state funding of elections would create a level playing field. "But does it really do that?" While in Sweden the budget was nearly the double whereas the no of voters is only 7 million. "It has to go to the Supreme Court to do so", the BJP leader was quoted by media. (more...)
Plane Carrying French Army Freight Crashes in Ivory Coast Near Abidjan Plane Carrying French Army Freight Crashes in Ivory Coast Near Abidjan
- October 14, 2017

The plane was reportedly carrying freight for the French Army and went down in the Atlantic ocean soon after take off from the worldwide airport in the capital. (more...)
Court orders IEBC to include Ekuru Aukot in repeat poll Court orders IEBC to include Ekuru Aukot in repeat poll
- October 14, 2017

Aukot had filed the case after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that the repeat poll will only be a contest between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta, seeking to be included in the poll. Now, Kenyans have raised their concerns regarding the statement by the commission on the number of candidates that should be included on the ballot as statements emanating from the commission are normally signed by chairman Wafula Chebukati. (more...)
Ahead of US-South Korea Drills, North Korea Revives Guam Threat
- October 14, 2017

KCNA report, a think tank organisation in its report said that they have already warned several times that they will take counteractions for self-defence, including a salvo of missiles into waters nears the U.S. Pyonyang has previously threatened to "bracket with fire" the US Guam territory, by launching four of its intermediate ballistic missiles into the sea close to the collection of attols. (more...)
Islamic State Raqqa defeat Islamic State Raqqa defeat "may be today or tomorrow": Syrian Kurdish YPG
- October 14, 2017

Daesh (Islamic State) is on the verge of being finished. It did not say where they would be taken to. "Today or tomorrow the city may be liberated", YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud told Reuters by telephone. A spokesman for the US-led coalition , Colonel Ryan Dillon, told news agency Reuters that around 100 IS militants had already surrendered and been "removed" from the city since Friday. (more...)
Dead Woman In Burnt Car Found On BQE Dead Woman In Burnt Car Found On BQE
- October 14, 2017

Upon arrival, they found a burning sedan, a 2007 Infiniti G35, spun around and facing east on the westbound side. The charred body of Harleen Grewel, 25, of Astoria, Queens, N.Y., was discovered in the front passenger seat after firefighters extinguished the flames from the 4 a.m. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT reveals sketches of suspects Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT reveals sketches of suspects
- October 14, 2017

SIT Chief BK Singh said that there was no bias in the investigation and they had questioned 200-250 people so far. Also the investigation team is also pinning its hopes on the public to providing more details about the suspects and the two-wheeler that was used in the crime. (more...)
L'indipendenza vira sulla barzelletta. Rajoy a Puigdemont: "Chiarisca se ha dichiarato indipendenza"
- October 14, 2017

Il governo autonomo della Catalogna non ha rispettato la legge e le sentenze della corte. Ovviamente la reazione del governo centrale è stata un qualcosa di molto vicino a un atto repressivo gratuito, non a caso uno dei termini più usati e abusati è stato l'aggettivo "franchista". (more...)
Western hostages recovered from terrorists after 5 yrs: Pak Western hostages recovered from terrorists after 5 yrs: Pak
- October 14, 2017

The operation, which came after years of USA pressure on Pakistan for assistance, unfolded quickly and ended with what some described as a risky raid, a shootout and a captor's final, terrifying threat to "kill the hostage". Officials had discounted any link between that background and Boyle's capture, with one official describing it in 2014 as a "horrible coincidence". US State Department officials were on the plane with them. (more...)
One dead, 18 injured in bus rollover north west of Ballarat One dead, 18 injured in bus rollover north west of Ballarat
- October 14, 2017

About 30 people were aboard the bus at the time of the incident. Authorities said the vehicle flipped onto its side on the Sunraysia Highway just after 3pm. Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit and ambulance resources are attending and the Sunraysia Highway will be closed for some time while police investigate. (more...)
Disney World becomes the happiest place on Earth for dogs too Disney World becomes the happiest place on Earth for dogs too
- October 14, 2017

These are the only Disney resorts, worldwide, that will be offering this pet-friendly program. For dog owners, the move means that you'll no longer have to board your pets for your entire Walt Disney World vacation (though you might still need to place them at Disney World's pet care facility while you visit the parks). (more...)
United Kingdom couple jailed in latest holiday sickness scam
- October 14, 2017

Paul Roberts, 43, and Deborah Briton, 53, are the first people to be prosecuted for bogus sickness claims. Judge David Aubrey, QC, at Liverpool Crown Court, said a message had to go out to holiday sickness fraudsters that they should expect to go to prison. (more...)
Pakistan took 'tremendous advantage' of United States for years, says Donald Trump Pakistan took 'tremendous advantage' of United States for years, says Donald Trump
- October 14, 2017

Their three children were born while the pair was in captivity. US President Donald Trump on Friday maintained that America is starting to have a real relationship with Pakistan. "The president is achieving real results on the worldwide stage, as well", he said. It was as a result of these threats that Asif announced on return from U.S. (more...)
High Football Game Cancelled Amid Hazing Scandal High Football Game Cancelled Amid Hazing Scandal
- October 14, 2017

Five of them are charged with attempted aggravated rape. The victim was held down while being assaulted with the metal handle of a dust mop. "This is Grundy County and this is home and you think things like this aren't supposed to happen at the house, but we are dealing with this", Sherriff Shrum said. (more...)
Nashville traffic blocked after trailer full of cows tips Nashville traffic blocked after trailer full of cows tips
- October 14, 2017

The roadway reopened just after 9 p.m. Tennessee authorities could have used the help of a few cowboys to wrangle up a group of cows that escaped from an overturned truck on a major highway. (more...)
Uttarakhand Cong passes resolution to make RaGa party chief Uttarakhand Cong passes resolution to make RaGa party chief
- October 14, 2017

Earlier, the Uttar Pradesh Congress had passed a similar resolution. Addressing a press meet at BJP headquarters, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "I am getting curious as Rahul Gandhi is visiting temples and paying obeisance to gods with sincerity". (more...)
World Health Organization says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk World Health Organization says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk
- October 14, 2017

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack was carried out by the Islamic State group and took place in an area where Syrians displaced from Deir Ezzor province usually gather. Earlier on Thursday, the SOHR, which relies on a network of sources inside Syria, said government forces had retaken four neighbourhoods in the town of Mayadeen in Deir Az Zor. (more...)
What Trump's healthcare move means for CT What Trump's healthcare move means for CT
- October 14, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services made the announcement in a statement late Thursday. It's true that the office has tried to use provisions of the ACA to regulate association health plans in the state, said Stephanie Marquis, spokeswoman for the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC). (more...)
Gun control remains divisive, but bump stocks are unpopular Gun control remains divisive, but bump stocks are unpopular
- October 14, 2017

This crime occurred because Paddock was determined to kill large numbers of people. At least 50 lives were lost in Las Vegas as a result of the United States government's failure and inability to handle its mass shooting epidemic. As such, they may have to deal with daunting task of actuallyrepealing the Second Amendment. Meaningful gun control does not mean taking away guns from responsible gun owners. (more...)
Texas Tech Athletics Will Honor Fallen Police Officer Floyd East, Jr Texas Tech Athletics Will Honor Fallen Police Officer Floyd East, Jr
- October 14, 2017

In honor of Texas Tech police officer Floyd East, Jr., the man whose life was taken in the shooting at the university's police department Monday evening, the Red Raiders will wear a special helmet sticker Saturday when they travel to West Virginia to play the Mountaineers. (more...)

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