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19-year-old 'Dr. Kitty' arrested after allegedly botching cosmetic surgery
- October 17, 2017

Police say within a few weeks the woman developed an infection that required she undergo corrective surgery. Police arrested Wang and charged her with assault but none of the allegations have been tested in court. The victim reportedly received corrective surgery and later alerted police to the sketchy doc, who searched Wang's home and arrested her. Authorities said that investigators believe there may be further victims. (more...)
Trump already plans to choose replacements for two women on Supreme Court Trump already plans to choose replacements for two women on Supreme Court
- October 17, 2017

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , also known as the 'Notorious RBG, ' is the oldest member on the Supreme Court, and for those anxious about a Trump replacement, her health is a matter of great concern. "There is only one prediction that is entirely safe about the upcoming term, and that is it will be momentous", she said at Georgetown Law School on Wednesday. (more...)
Five arrested after case in 1983 murder of Black man is reopened Five arrested after case in 1983 murder of Black man is reopened
- October 17, 2017

New evidence and witnesses came to light, and numerous new witnesses said "they had been living with this information since Coggins' death but had been afraid to come forward or had not spoken of it until now", according to the release. Sandra Bunn , 58, and Lamar Bunn , 32, were charged with obstruction. Thanks to the newly gathered evidence, local authorities were able to arrest five people Friday in connection with Coggins' killing. (more...)
Iran may exit nuclear deal if 'most important elements' violated, says Zarif Iran may exit nuclear deal if 'most important elements' violated, says Zarif
- October 17, 2017

On Friday, Trump refused to formally certify that Iran was meeting the requirements of a 2015 global deal aimed at monitoring and controlling that country's nuclear programme. The EU underlines that the lifting of nuclear related sanctions has a positive impact on trade and economic relations with Iran including benefits for the Iranian people. (more...)
Worker contracted by Cal Fire dies in crash near Napa winery Worker contracted by Cal Fire dies in crash near Napa winery
- October 17, 2017

The Nuns Fire along the western ridge of the Napa Valley had burned 48,627 acres as of Monday morning, but was 50 percent contained, Cal Fire said. California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection he was contracted to transport water, and was the first firefighting worker to die because of the wildfires . (more...)
'I Do Believe Cuba Is Responsible' 'I Do Believe Cuba Is Responsible'
- October 16, 2017

Last week, White House chief of staff John Kelly said the U.S. believed Cuba could stop the attacks, but the United States has emphasised that is because Cuba has tight control over security on the island, not because the USA believes President Raul Castro's government is behind them. (more...)
Pakistan to get rid of load-shedding within months: Dar Pakistan to get rid of load-shedding within months: Dar
- October 16, 2017

Giving financial figures of the last quarter, the Finance Minister said 765 billion rupees revenue has been collected during the first quarter of the current fiscal year while expenditure was 894 billion years. Dar stressed that the government is focused on "higher growth for the economy". He said that total public debt was 61.6 per cent of the GDP, 21 per cent of which was foreign debt. (more...)
State police: Suspect barricaded in burning home in Leominster State police: Suspect barricaded in burning home in Leominster
- October 16, 2017

According to the Leominster Police Department's official Facebook page , residents in the area of the fire on Eden Glen and Graham Streets have been asked to shelter in place. After officers entered the building, they found the man dead on the first floor. SWAT and police began leaving the scene shortly before 3 p.m.as crews prepared to remove his body from the home. (more...)
Israeli settlers steal olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in Ramallah and Nablus Israeli settlers steal olive harvest of Palestinian farmers in Ramallah and Nablus
- October 16, 2017

Palestinians look forward to the annual olive harvest season, which is a major income source for thousands of Palestinian families in the West Bank. Settlement building in the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem is considered illegal under global law. (more...)
Trump comments on Green Beret deaths, knocks Obama Trump comments on Green Beret deaths, knocks Obama
- October 16, 2017

The president also claimed that he had written letters to the families, saying they would "either go out today or tomorrow". The president was answering a question about how he was responding to the death of four elite US special forces in Niger last week. (more...)
United States men's soccer to miss World Cup after shocking loss United States men's soccer to miss World Cup after shocking loss
- October 16, 2017

Kickoff for the match will be at 7:45 p.m. local time (1:45 p.m. ET). The match against Trinidad and Tobago looked grim from the beginning when USA player Omar Gonzalez scored on his own goal at the 17th minute. The two countries have faced each other six times previously, with each side claiming two wins. Portugal will begin the global break with a friendly against fellow World Cup qualifiers Saudi Arabia in Leiria on November 10, before facing the U.S.in Algarve. (more...)
Oil jumps amid Iraq conflict fears, USA sanctions on Iran Oil jumps amid Iraq conflict fears, USA sanctions on Iran
- October 16, 2017

As per traders' opinion, worries of USA sanctions against Iran led to price rise. Jeff Brown, president of energy consultant FGE, said new US sanctions would complicate Iranian oil trade finance under which Tehran could attract loans guaranteed by future oil deliveries. (more...)
2 bodies found in Joshua Tree National Park 2 bodies found in Joshua Tree National Park
- October 16, 2017

Rachel Nguyen (n'wihn) and Joseph Orbeso, both in their 20s, were reported missing July 28, after they failed to check out of their accommodations near the park. The couple's auto was later found in the northwestern area of the park. Although their identities have not been officially confirmed, Gilbert Orbeso is certain they are his son and his son's girlfriend. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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