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Storm Ophelia: Storm Ophelia: "Smoke smells" prompt string of plane diversions across UK
- October 16, 2017

He wrote on Twitter: "My parents flight landing @DublinAirport, well done to the pilot of EI491, my heart was in my mouth!" A British Airways spokeswoman said the carrier has had "some reports of smells on board" but the aircraft continued to their destinations. (more...)
Trump, McConnell pledge unity on tax reform, health care after feud
- October 16, 2017

While Graham said that the failure to pass tax reform would be "the end of Mitch McConnell as we know it", that is not because of McConnell in particular. "Our problem is that we promised to repeal and replace ObamaCare, and we failed". "I've been pretty candid with him and all of you that I'm not a fan of the daily tweets", he said earlier this year. (more...)
Kenya: Police Deny Killing 33 in Nairobi During Anti-IEBC Demos Kenya: Police Deny Killing 33 in Nairobi During Anti-IEBC Demos
- October 16, 2017

The UN human rights experts noted above include Michel Forst, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders; Agnes Callamard, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions; Diego García-Sayán, the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers; Nils Melzer, the Special Rapporteur on torture; and David Kaye, the Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression. (more...)
Judge declines to dismiss bribery charges against US Senator Menendez Judge declines to dismiss bribery charges against US Senator Menendez
- October 16, 2017

The defense is expected to begin on Monday afternoon. "That's why we're going to the jury". Defense lawyers said Menendez had merely vacationed with Melgen and many political donations went to committees that Menendez didn't control. Despite Walls' ruling, the McDonnell decision is likely to play a role in the length and wording of the final jury instructions - the focus of the appeals court's decisions in the cases of Silver and Skelos. (more...)
Maltese investigative journalist killed by vehicle bomb
- October 16, 2017

They also requested an independent inquiry into "whether the police took the requisite measures to protect the victim", as they claimed that Caruana Galizia had "reported threats on her life" in the past days. "The only remedy for anyone who felt slandered was through the courts". Recently, Caruana Galizia's outspoken blog had turned its fire on opposition politicians. (more...)
Florida GOP congressional candidate swears she was abducted by aliens
- October 16, 2017

It must be noted that Rodriguez Aguilera's campaign site makes no mention of her spaceship stories. The Miami Herald reports that Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera , a 59-year-old Republican who's running for the seat now held by retiring Rep. (more...)
UDF hartal: Stray incidents of violence at some places UDF hartal: Stray incidents of violence at some places
- October 16, 2017

The 12-hour hartal called upon by the Congress lead opposition, UDF , has brought the state to an absolute standstill. Private vehicles were on the road and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation ( KSRTC ) bus services remained largely unaffected. (more...)
Supreme Court will decide on Microsoft, DOJ fight over worldwide emails
- October 16, 2017

The DoJ has argued that it should have a right to access data stored overseas in order to protect against national security threats, while Microsoft viewed this approach as reaching too far and with ramifications for reciprocal rulings with other countries. (more...)
President Trump visiting Greenville Monday to support Gov. McMaster President Trump visiting Greenville Monday to support Gov. McMaster
- October 16, 2017

Fresh off the Alabama defeat of his chosen candidate to replace Jeff Sessions, Trump is again wading into southern horse-race politics, visiting SC on Monday to lend his support the campaign of Republican Gov. Several groups plan to protest the event , including activists from across the state. The rally is scheduled to happen from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m.at Greenville's Falls Park. (more...)
California governor vetoes candidate tax disclosure bill California governor vetoes candidate tax disclosure bill
- October 16, 2017

The bill, pushed by state Senate Democrats in California, would have mandated those running for president release five years of income tax returns in order to qualify for the state ballot, the Times reported. Democratic office holders, though, have argued that states have the power to determine ballot access. More than half of the states in the country considered similar legislation this year, according to an Assembly analysis of the bill. (more...)
Gas Prices Fall In Northern New England States Gas Prices Fall In Northern New England States
- October 16, 2017

But local gas prices are still 16.6 cents per gallon above he same time a year ago. The largest declines were 11 cents in Macon, 10 cents in Columbus and 9 cents in Dalton. According to Jenkins, prices are still about 10 cents higher than expected because of residual effects from recent hurricanes. The national average on Sunday also stood at $2.47 per gallon. (more...)
Ophelia blows roof off stand of Cork GAA club Ophelia blows roof off stand of Cork GAA club
- October 16, 2017

The match, which has been postponed from tonight's original fixture, will kick off at 7.20pm at Turner's Cross , and will be broadcast live on RTÉ 2. A Status Red weather alert remains in place for Clare, and also Galway, Mayo, Cork and Kerry. It is due to come into effect at nine o'clock tomorrow morning. (more...)
Lidl UK plans its largest regional distribution centre in Peterborough Lidl UK plans its largest regional distribution centre in Peterborough
- October 16, 2017

Lidl's conquering of the UK's grocery sector continues apace, after it announced plans to create 500 jobs in Peterborough with a massive new distribution centre. It will now seek planning consent for the project. A further warehouse in Bolton is also in the pipeline, along with the relocation of Lidl's Weston-Super-Mare distribution centre to Avonmouth. (more...)
Man dies after falling from hill temple in TN Man dies after falling from hill temple in TN
- October 16, 2017

T Arumugam, the autorickshaw driver from Musiri town in Tiruchirappalli, too was determined to complete the rounds to fulfil a vow, and was moments away from finishing his third round at around 4 pm on Saturday when he slipped and fell. The video shows the man casually step on to the narrow ledge of temple perched on top of a hill to encircle it - a ritual performed by some despite a ban. (more...)
Portuguese Man' o War washing up on United Kingdom beaches Portuguese Man' o War washing up on United Kingdom beaches
- October 16, 2017

The largest concentration of Portuguese man o' war jellyfish since 2003 are washing up on United Kingdom shores, according to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). It said: 'In some cases even though the jellyfish are out of the water the sting can be very painful and in some cases fatal. What are these that I found washed up on #Poole Beach today? The creatures have been seen in a number of places in Wales between Ceredigion and the Vale of Glamorgan, with the most recent sighting on ... (more...)
Chelsea Clinton avoids questions about Harvey Weinstein's donations to Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton avoids questions about Harvey Weinstein's donations to Clinton Foundation
- October 16, 2017

A video of the encounter is embedded below, but I find this close up of Chelsea's face indicative of someone who does not have confidence in the plan going forward. "After the officials asked the reporter and a photographer to leave, another official followed them out to ensure they left the venue". Hillary Clinton condemned Weinstein several times last week, saying she was "shocked and appalled" by the allegations. (more...)
Samajwadi Party students' wing sweeps Allahabad University polls Samajwadi Party students' wing sweeps Allahabad University polls
- October 16, 2017

The student wing of SP won four of the five seats in the Allahabad University student union election, the results of which were declared on Saturday night. ABVP faced similar drubbing in the students union elections in JNU , DU too as also in the Hyderabad University where Rohit Vemula students coalition front and the Student Federation of India had defeated the ABVP. (more...)
Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K
- October 16, 2017

IGP said, " Rameez had also helped three militants in attacking police party at Damhal Hanjipura in district Kulgam in which one police driver lost his life ". Three people were killed in that attack and 30 others were injured. Khan said the offer of surrender to local militants still holds good. "Even if they surrender during encounters with the security forces, we are ready to accept such surrenders", he said. (more...)
Sunny skies, slight cool down today, warmer temperatures on tap Sunny skies, slight cool down today, warmer temperatures on tap
- October 16, 2017

Wednesday will remain sunny with highs near 70 degrees.Temperatures will slowly climb throughout the week with highs in the low 70s by Thursday . The National Weather Service says to expect a warm and dry work week before somewhat cooler temperatures and the week's only (slight) chance for precipitation arrive Saturday . (more...)
Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena
- October 16, 2017

The seven MNS corporators that were elected to the civic body in February included Archana Bhalerao, Parmeshwar Tukaram Kadam, Ashwini Matekar, Sanjay Turde, Harshala Ashish More, Ashish Chemburkar and Dattaram Shivaram Narvankar. Somaiya in his letter alleged that MNS chief Raj Thackeray charged Rs 5 crore from each MNS corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) before they defected to rival Shiv Sena . (more...)
S Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park S Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park
- October 16, 2017

The moves appeared to be aimed at applying pressure on the court and rallying her small number of conservative supporters in a development that could intensify a political divide and delay the trial. The past six months had been a "horrible and miserable time", during which she had "endured pain in my body and mind". "I believe it has been fully revealed during the course of the trial that the corresponding suspicions are not true". (more...)
Analysts See $0.77 EPS for United States Steel Corporation (X)
- October 16, 2017

Creative Planning reported 0.06% stake. 11,925 are held by Blair William And Com Il. The average investment recommendation for AKS , taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts, is 2.50, or a hold. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS)'s latest quote $5.8 $1.43 5.65% will find technical support in $5.7 a share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for AK Steel Holding Corporation traders. (more...)
Lisa Wilkinson Announces Move To 'The Project — THAT WAS QUICK Lisa Wilkinson Announces Move To 'The Project — THAT WAS QUICK
- October 16, 2017

Wilkinson linked to a statement from Channel Nine saying the network was "unable to meet the expectations of Lisa Wilkinson and her manager on a contract renewal". I'm sad to say that today was my last day on The Today show , ' she said on Twitter . Nine CEO Hugh Marks thanked Wilkinson for her contribution to the network and the flagship breakfast program. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole and More South Park: The Fractured But Whole and More
- October 16, 2017

If you're a fan of South Park the show, like I am, you'll love having another opportunity to play through an interactive episode. This can produce some frustrating moments as it feels like The Fractured But Whole is punishing you for playing a specific way. (more...)
Talladega win propels Brad Keselowski to next playoff round Talladega win propels Brad Keselowski to next playoff round
- October 16, 2017

The race was red-flagged three times for almost 35 minutes. Keselowski was the leader when the race resumed with three laps remaining but was passed by Ryan Newman , who stayed out front until the final lap. Both of those drivers have advanced to the round of eight . Jamie McMurray was involved in an earlier crash, so that put Busch, Kenseth, and Stenhouse outside the top 12 in points. (more...)
New Jersey to join Nevada, Delaware in online poker pact New Jersey to join Nevada, Delaware in online poker pact
- October 16, 2017

New Jersey has entered into an interstate compact with DE and Nevada in a move that will allow the three U.S. states to share online poker player pools. Let's start with online gaming revenues. "Gaming is one of our oldest industries, and it's imperative that we continue to look for new opportunities to explore its full potential in a changing frontier". (more...)
Pope implicitly criticises United States for leaving Paris climate accord Pope implicitly criticises United States for leaving Paris climate accord
- October 16, 2017

Pope Francis has asked world governments to collectively work to end rising world hunger by working to stop the conflicts and climate-change related disasters that force people to leave their homes in search of their daily bread. As a token of his visit and message, Pope Francis gifted to the United Nations food agency a marble sculpture of Aylan , the three-year-old Syrian toddler of Kurdish origin, whose image in the media made global headlines after his body washed up on a Turkish beach in ... (more...)
Weekend weather: A foggy morning gives way to sunny skies Weekend weather: A foggy morning gives way to sunny skies
- October 16, 2017

Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Chilly morning, then sunny and cool. Low: 67. High: 75. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. (more...)
Employee stole $1.2 million of fajitas Employee stole $1.2 million of fajitas
- October 16, 2017

Escaramilla was immediately fired from his position and placed under arrest on August 9. Escaramilla was arrested last week on a felony theft charge. An investigation began in August after a delivery driver brought 800 pounds of fajitas to the Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department where Escaramilla worked only to be told by surprised employees that the department did not serve fajitas. (more...)
Ardee schools closed as Hurricane Ophelia looms Ardee schools closed as Hurricane Ophelia looms
- October 16, 2017

Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees. "Schools will make their own decisions on whether to open or remain closed, but School Transport Scheme services will not operate in - or into - areas affected by Status Red". Winds are expected to reach speeds of more than 80kph, with gusts topping 130kph. Met Éireann released a red weather warning on Saturday morning, predicting "Mean wind speeds in excess of 80 km/h and gusts in excess of 130km/h are expected, potentially causing structural damage ... (more...)

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