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Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
- October 17, 2017

Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life. (more...)
Spanish fighter pilot killed in F-18 crash Spanish fighter pilot killed in F-18 crash
- October 17, 2017

The accident occurred during takeoff maneuvers, killing the pilot, the ministry spokesman said. The Eurofighter-type military aircraft in Spain on October 12th due to national holiday, crashed during his return to his base in Albacete, and 34-year-old pilot lost his life. (more...)
Amex will need to convince justices that its rules help consumers Amex will need to convince justices that its rules help consumers
- October 17, 2017

The justices will hear an appeal by 11 states led by OH that had sued American Express of a 2016 lower court ruling that endorsed the legality of the company's "anti-steering" provisions in contracts with merchants. The states - Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Rhode Island, Utah and Vermont - appealed the 2nd Circuit ruling to the Supreme Court. (more...)
Killing spiders with propane torch may have caused fire Killing spiders with propane torch may have caused fire
- October 17, 2017

Officials say killing spiders with a propane torch may have contributed to a Tucson fire. An elderly woman sustained minor injuries when she was carried out of the caravan by her son with the help of neighbors, the Tucson Fire Department confirmed. (more...)
El chavismo ganó los comicios pero la oposición habla de fraude El chavismo ganó los comicios pero la oposición habla de fraude
- October 17, 2017

El gobernante Partido Socialistas Unido de Venezuela , que no figuraba como favorito para ganar la mayoría de los estados, arrasó el domingo en los comicios regionales al alzarse con 17 de las primeras gobernaciones adjudicadas, informó la presidenta del Consejo Nacional Electoral (CNE), Tibisay Lucena . (more...)
11-year-old dies of starvation due to technical glitch 11-year-old dies of starvation due to technical glitch
- October 17, 2017

An 11-year-old girl reportedly died due to starvation after the local PDS (Public Distribution System) shop denied her family any food since their ration card was not linked to Aadhaar. Once that is done, the dealers won't be able to provide rations unless the beneficiary's biometrics are verified by the machine", he said .Activists from Right to Food Campaign, however, have a different story. (more...)
Fall in hate-crime trials Fall in hate-crime trials
- October 17, 2017

Of these, there were 81 convictions and 16 cases where there was no conviction. Hate crime convictions are down by 6% in 2016-17. He said: "Hate crime is not tolerated in any way in Gwent and it is critically important that if any person believes they are the victim of a hate crime it is reported to the police". (more...)
NTU beats NUS in uni ranking - again NTU beats NUS in uni ranking - again
- October 17, 2017

Globally, UM has also made its mark, as it rose 19 spots to the 114th position in June this year in the QS World University Rankings 2018. This is the second QS ranking in which NTU topped NUS - earlier this year, in the QS World University Rankings, NTU jumped two spots to take 11th place, while NUS dropped from 12th to 15th spot. (more...)
IS cornered as Raqqa hospital captured IS cornered as Raqqa hospital captured
- October 17, 2017

After allowing 275 Daesh fighters to leave the city, the coalition forces are setting up for the final battle in the area. Islamic State has lost swathes of its territory in Syria and Iraq this year, including its most prized possession Mosul , and in Syria it has been forced back into a strip of the Euphrates valley and surrounding areas of desert. (more...)
Attack on Afghanistan police training centre: 15 dead, over 40 wounded Attack on Afghanistan police training centre: 15 dead, over 40 wounded
- October 17, 2017

Security officials said two vehicles were used in the attack - one truck bomb and one Humvee "bomb" - on the police training college. In Ghazni province, around 300 Taliban fighters attacked the center of Andar district at around 1 am (2030 GMT), district governor Mohammad Qasem Disiwal said. (more...)
Trump to address South Korean National Assembly on trip to Asia Trump to address South Korean National Assembly on trip to Asia
- October 17, 2017

Moon also reiterated the need to further develop South Korea's defence systems. After a stop in Hawaii, Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from November 3-14, the White House announced Monday . The two met last month on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in NY where they underscored the need to put additional pressure on the communist North so the country will have no choice but to come to the dialogue table on ending its nuclear ... (more...)
US Interested in Talks with N. Korea at Right Time US Interested in Talks with N. Korea at Right Time
- October 17, 2017

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador warned on Monday that the situation on the peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment". Both the leaders also agreed to be prepared for the worst if diplomacy failed. Sugiyama and Sullivan also discussed arrangements for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan from November 5, and exchanged views on a 2015 nuclear agreement by Iran and six major powers including the United States. (more...)
Amit Shah sets 150 Plus target in Gujarat Amit Shah sets 150 Plus target in Gujarat
- October 17, 2017

Ltd, had gone up 16,000 times after the BJP came to power at the centre in 2014. "Several allegations were made against him and his family". He said, " Rahul Gandhi has failed to make a collectorate office in Amethi and he is lifting his finger on our work in Gujarat ". (more...)
Malaysia studying companies' proposals on whether to resume search operation for MH370 Malaysia studying companies' proposals on whether to resume search operation for MH370
- October 17, 2017

Malaysia will reportedly announce as early as this week it will resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. U.S. seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, Dutch company Fugro - which was involved in the original hunt - and a Malaysian company have made offers, Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai told AFP. (more...)
Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: Talwar couple to release today Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: Talwar couple to release today
- October 17, 2017

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar will never get over the pain of losing their child, but will try and get back to a normal life, Dinesh Talwar said, on Monday. ALSO READ: Released At Last! "I can not do more than this and I do not have strength in myself to do more". An hour after their release, the couple reached Nupur's parents' flat in Noida's Jal Vayu Vihar. (more...)
Baby critical after Brisbane assault Baby critical after Brisbane assault
- October 17, 2017

The mother, who was visiting the home with her baby, was woken just after 6am by the sound of her child crying in his cot. Regional Duty Officer Inspector Daniel Bragg said that paramedics and officers who attended the residence in The Gap and found the baby with "several slash marks" were "visibly distressed". (more...)
Four nations meet to resume stalled Afghan peace talks in Oman Four nations meet to resume stalled Afghan peace talks in Oman
- October 17, 2017

The Afghan Taliban had earlier refused to accept Pakistans call to join the political dialogue when a similar message was conveyed to them in a face-to-face meeting between several senior Taliban leaders and Pakistani officials in March. "We were encouraged, just this week, with General Bajwa's visit to Afghanistan... he had very good meetings with Afghan leadership". It says the troops were taking part in a search operation for the militants who had held an American-Canadian family that was ... (more...)
Senior RSS worker shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Ludhiana Senior RSS worker shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Ludhiana
- October 17, 2017

According to Gosai's son Deepak Kumar his father was about to leave for the family-run shop when the incident took place. Gosai was the chief of Raghunath Nagar Mohan Shakha of RSS in Ludhiana . Police have launched the investigation. This is not the first time that an RSS worker has been attacked in the state. Earlier Jagdish Gagneja Punjab incharge of RSS was shot dead in Jalandhar previous year but no accused was arrested so far. (more...)
Gatland rules out third Lions stint Gatland rules out third Lions stint
- October 17, 2017

It took a bit of the gloss of the Lions tour. And now he has had enough, declaring he will not lead the 2021 Lions in South Africa. He spoke about how... "I wouldn't subject myself to that again". The Saracens No8 Billy Vunipola, who pulled out of the tour through injury, also said it would have been 3-0 had England's Eddie Jones been in charge. (more...)
Still time to vote by absentee ballot Still time to vote by absentee ballot
- October 17, 2017

Anyone wishing to request an absentee ballot by mail must do so by Tuesday, October 31 at 5 p.m. Absentee ballots are now available. You must be a registered voter, but if you aren't, you can do same day registration and voting. In order to qualify for registration and voting, a person must be a USA citizen, resident of Laramie County, age 18 or above on Election Day, and if convicted of a felony, have had their voting rights restored. (more...)
Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (NYSE:MTD) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 17, 2017

Southeast Asset Advsrs Inc accumulated 2,168 shares. 925 are owned by Northeast Consultants. Among 8 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. Waldemar Rauch, Head of Process Analytics reported the sale of 2,203 shares of MTD stock. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 18 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
PM Turnbull Announces New Energy Plan PM Turnbull Announces New Energy Plan
- October 17, 2017

Tony Abbott believes the only way he's likely to return as Liberal leader is to be drafted by his federal colleagues. This would then result in reliable power being delivered, as well as consideration of renewable energy. Mr Andrews said the new energy policy would not be successful in what the Commonwealth says is its central aim, to cut retail electricity bills. "We will deliver a careful energy plan based on engineering and economics, created to deliver the triple bottom line of ... (more...)
Fight against terrorism to continue till defeat of terrorists Fight against terrorism to continue till defeat of terrorists
- October 17, 2017

Chief military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said democracy was not under threat from the Army but there can be a threat to democracy "if its requirements are not met". The minister said Pakistani nation and armed forces were confident of success against terrorism. "Pakistan's sacrifices in the war on terror are unmatchable", the minister remarked. (more...)
'Zombie Frap' possibly coming to Starbucks in time for Halloween
- October 17, 2017

We're zombies before we'd had caffeine, too! 'Btw Starbucks is rolling out a Zombie Frappuccino for Halloween it'll only be for like a couple days, ' wrote another, 'and no I won't make you one'. Oh no, not again! The flavor was supposedly leaked by baristas, and it appears to feature purple, green and "gory" pink brains . According to the materials, a grande will be 430 calories. (more...)
Man sought in shooting of daughter's boyfriend at motel Man sought in shooting of daughter's boyfriend at motel
- October 17, 2017

During the course of the argument Hall said Jenkins shot victim in the upper left leg, groin area and then fled the area in his vehicle. Jenkins' daughter, whose name and age were also not released, rented the room from Saturday through Monday, according to police. (more...)
Photo of roofers pausing for national anthem goes viral Photo of roofers pausing for national anthem goes viral
- October 17, 2017

The photo captures them putting down their tools, and standing for the national anthem. WATERVILLE, Maine -When three Maine roofers heard the national anthem playing at a high school next to their job site, they paused their work. Cossar's photo has been shared almost 600 times as of Monday afternoon. The trio didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Cossar, who was at the game to cheer on her nephew, snapped a quick photo and posted it to Facebook. (more...)
Remains found in crocodile believed to be missing Queensland pensioner Remains found in crocodile believed to be missing Queensland pensioner
- October 17, 2017

Saltwater crocodiles kill an average of two people a year and their numbers have rocketed since they were made a protected species in the 1970s but Ms Cameron's family said they did not want to see any of the animals killed. "It was very emotional for all those members involved". A gate trap baited with pig carcass has been set at the bank at the centre of the police investigation area, and a floating crocodile trap approximately 500 metres downstream. (more...)
Six missing in rough seas as trawler capsizes off Queensland town Six missing in rough seas as trawler capsizes off Queensland town
- October 17, 2017

A male crew member was found floating in the water at about 7am Tuesday by a passing boat and a massive air and water search was launched to find his six crewmates. (Google Maps) Police are searching for a missing crew of a trawler that capsized of the Queensland coast. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a strong wind warning for the Capricornia Coast last night, predicting wind gusts up to 55kph. (more...)
FA Cup first round draw 2017/18 FA Cup first round draw 2017/18
- October 17, 2017

Truro City manager Lee Hodges has hailed his players after the club reached the FA Cup first round for the first time. What TV Channel is the FA Cup draw on? The tie will be played on the weekend of November 4th/5th, which will come between an away match against Bristol Rovers on October 28th, and a Checkatrade Trophy game against Oxford United the following week. (more...)
Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Raises Holdings in Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)
- October 17, 2017

The stock of Noble Energy, Inc. The company has market cap of $533.69 million. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, September 26 by Goldman Sachs. The company's last traded volume of 2.88 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 5.01 million shares. (NYSE:NBL). Integral Derivatives Limited Co accumulated 0% or 7,450 shares. (more...)

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