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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
- 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...)
Almost 50 Dead In Puerto Rico; Power Out To Wide Area Almost 50 Dead In Puerto Rico; Power Out To Wide Area
- October 16, 2017

Almost 85-percent of the island lacks electricity. His mother, Myrna Cruz of Port Chester, was stuck in Puerto Rico until the beginning of this month. Rosana Guernica, 22, a junior majoring in decision sciences, heard stories about people getting off the island by chartering a private plane, so she got the idea of raising money for a plane to bring in medical supplies and evacuate sick people. (more...)
Ophelia roars in to Cardigan area with winds of 80mph Ophelia roars in to Cardigan area with winds of 80mph
- October 16, 2017

It continues: "The very strong winds will probably extend to parts of northern England along with some southern and central parts of Scotland in the evening as winds veer more southwesterly across the whole warning area". "The main impacts are potentially on Tuesday for the Fife area with a Yellow warning for wind in place". As well as the blustery winds , the hurricane is also bringing high temperatures for this kind of year to the area. (more...)
Israeli jets attack anti-aircraft battery in Syria
- October 16, 2017

The planes, which the Israeli military said were on a " reconnaissance mission ", were not hit. There was no immediate comment from Syria which, while an old enemy of Israel , has rarely traded blows with it directly since a 1974 ceasefire ended their last conventional war. (more...)
NYS firefighters headed to California to help with wildfires NYS firefighters headed to California to help with wildfires
- October 16, 2017

The Sacramento Bee reported the death toll at 41. The crew will partner with California firefighting teams to extinguish the massive wildfires. This news led to a New York Times analysis that determined that the Tubbs fire (near Santa Rosa), which has decimated at least 5,000 structures, has now grown to be the most destructive blaze in the state's history. (more...)
Wildfires rage across Portugal, at least 20 dead Wildfires rage across Portugal, at least 20 dead
- October 16, 2017

The fatalities were reported in the districts of Coimbra, Castelo Branco and Viseu. Portugal has been especially hard hit by wildfires this year, including one that killed 64 people in June. The regional leader also said although many fires had been brought under control, at least 15 population centers were still at risk and "we are continuing to have quite a few problems". (more...)
'Cold creepiness' - Assange on Clinton after she calls WikiLeaks 'Russian intelligence subsidiary' 'Cold creepiness' - Assange on Clinton after she calls WikiLeaks 'Russian intelligence subsidiary'
- October 16, 2017

Watch closely. Something much darker rides along with it. "A cold creepiness rarely seen". In an interview with ABC's Four Corners , which is to air on Monday night, Clinton claims he colluded with Russian Federation and damaged her candidacy for president. (more...)
Racist Teacher Tells Hispanic Students To 'Speak American' Racist Teacher Tells Hispanic Students To 'Speak American'
- October 16, 2017

The moment was captured in a Snapchat video at Cliffside Park High School in New Jersey and has been shared on social media more than 20,000 times. A graduate of the school, Maria Reyes, spoke to NorthJersey.com about the teacher's comments: "This is a teacher in Cliffside Park High School; she isn't allowing the student to express his constitutional right". (more...)
Sessions Sends Hate Crime Attorney For Iowa Trans Murder Case Sessions Sends Hate Crime Attorney For Iowa Trans Murder Case
- October 16, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks on during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C.in July. Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, issued a statement in response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking credit for directing a Department of Justice lawyer to help prosecute a hate crime case in Iowa. (more...)
NPA's Hector Bremner wins council seat in Vancouver byelection NPA's Hector Bremner wins council seat in Vancouver byelection
- October 16, 2017

Unofficial results from Saturday's byelection show Bremner won with about 28 per cent of the vote, beating independent candidate Jean Swanson and the Green Party's Pete Fry, who received 21 and 20 per cent, respectively. "Now with four votes on the council, I think it's momentum for our message". Bremner took almost 30 percent of the vote, with Jean Swanson 3,109 votes behind him. (more...)
Taj Mahal built by traitor; we're removing them from history Taj Mahal built by traitor; we're removing them from history
- October 16, 2017

The world-renowned Taj Mahal has been dragged into a row after it was left out of the Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet recently. He wanted to massacre Hindus. One of BJP's staunch anti-beef crusaders, Sangeet Som during the Uttar Pradesh election campaign had promised cow slaughterers in the state would not be spared when BJP came to power adding they would be booked as murderers, reported India Today . (more...)
Kimmel explains initial silence over Weinstein scandal Kimmel explains initial silence over Weinstein scandal
- October 16, 2017

But Kimmel is a man with a plan. "I probably wouldn't want to have a conversation with them anyway". Kimmel, like other late-night hosts, addressed Weinstein on Monday. And then all of a sudden, I was gone for a week". After facing a serious backlash, including quips by Donald Trump Jr., for his silence on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, host Jimmy Kimmel has explained his earlier silence over the studio mogul on his show. (more...)

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