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Reports of shooting at Howard University, DC police say Reports of shooting at Howard University, DC police say
- October 17, 2017

Howard University tweeted that they were anonymously notified of a potential shooter at the school. 'We took the call seriously and police are investigating. Some streets around campus are closed. It's Homecoming Week at Howard, and the HBCU is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Howard, a historically black university, made headlines last week when its football team's cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem in solidarity with other athletes who have taken a knee during ... (more...)
Wind gusts up to 90 km/hr expected Tuesday night in southern Saskatchewan Wind gusts up to 90 km/hr expected Tuesday night in southern Saskatchewan
- October 17, 2017

Our neighbouring province has already registered gusts over 80 km/h, with some areas bracing for gusts near 130 km/h on Tuesday. "Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions", including staying indoors, the wind warning statement reads. (more...)
Relation Between Las Vegas Shooting Security Guard And Kanye West Relation Between Las Vegas Shooting Security Guard And Kanye West
- October 17, 2017

Yet on Thursday, as union leaders sought to coordinate interviews with Campos and multiple news outlets, Campus suddenly vanished . "We have had no contact with him". Experts told The Los Angeles Times that the lack of a motive causes fear. Initial reporting suggested that Campos had approached the room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel from where Stephen Paddock had launched his attack, distracting the gunman and potentially saving lives. (more...)
Highway Patrol enforcing stop arm, traffic violations around school zones Highway Patrol enforcing stop arm, traffic violations around school zones
- October 17, 2017

In a ceremony at the Governor's residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills. (more...)
FCC chair rebukes Trump after broadcast 'license' threats FCC chair rebukes Trump after broadcast 'license' threats
- October 17, 2017

The president later told his 40.6 million Twitter followers that, " Network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked". The FCC, an independent federal agency, does not license broadcast networks, but issues them to individual broadcast stations that are renewed on a staggered basis for eight-year periods. (more...)
Israel says not to negotiate with Palestinian gov't including Hamas Israel says not to negotiate with Palestinian gov't including Hamas
- October 17, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed his security cabinet yesterday that whilst Israel would not recognise the reconciliation of Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas , it would do nothing to thwart the deal, according to Haaretz . (more...)
Cow on the loose in New York City Cow on the loose in New York City
- October 17, 2017

We'll have lots more to say on this later, but for now, watch the action on the live stream above. "There's a cow roaming the streets of Prospect Park", another tweeted. The NYPD's Emergency Services Unit raced to the park's Parade Grounds near Coney Island and Caton Aves. after startled parkgoers called 911 around 11 a.m. (more...)
McCain decries 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech McCain decries 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech
- October 17, 2017

McCain and Trump have always been at odds. I'm being very, very nice. None of the speakers, who included former Vice President Joe Biden, mentioned any current or former government officials during their remarks . The act of defiance stung Trump. "The good ones, and the not so good ones", McCain said. Trump asked, rhetorically, during a sweeping August news conference. (more...)
Two Chinese nationals indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation Two Chinese nationals indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation
- October 17, 2017

Over the course of the DOJ's investigation, federal agents identified more than 100 distributors of synthetic opioids involved with Yan's manufacturing and distribution networks. While China and the United States do not have an extradition treaty, Rosenstein said the Justice Department is "working closely with our colleagues in China and other countries to stem the flow of illegal fentanyl into the United States". (more...)
Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations
- October 17, 2017

Once the sun comes up, Cal Fire can send in air crews. "Its very steep, rugged terrain". The firefighter has a broken wrist and cuts to face and is being helped out of the ravine. Authorities said several roads have been closed by the fire - Beatty Ridge Road, Favre Ridge Road, Bear Creek Road, Old Vineyard Road, Deer Creek Road, Skyline Ridge Road, Rambling Road, Hartman's Creek Road, Sunset Ridge Road, Shear Creek Road, Grizzly Rock Road, Miller Ridge Road, most of Las Cumbres Road, and ... (more...)
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) -0.85% away from 20 SMA Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) -0.85% away from 20 SMA
- October 17, 2017

It closed at $20.6 lastly. It is down 2.90% since October 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Century Capital Management Llc acquired 14,061 shares as First Interstate Bancsystem I (FIBK)'s stock declined 15.65%. (more...)
Two children, ages 5 and 7, stabbed to death in Colorado Springs Two children, ages 5 and 7, stabbed to death in Colorado Springs
- October 17, 2017

Howard Black said. A 19-year-old has been taken into custody. Malik Vincent Murphy has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. The 19-year-old suspect is the older brother of the two young victims, our partners at KKTV in Colorado Springs reported. (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia claims the life of a second person Hurricane Ophelia claims the life of a second person
- October 17, 2017

Emergency services were called but Mr Pyke was pronounced dead at the scene. Ms O'Neill's mother, who is in her 70s, was a passenger in the auto and was injured during the incident and was transferred to Waterford Regional Hospital. "She was a very jolly woman, very helpful", local shopkeeper Richard Hurley said. Storm Ophelia made landfall in Ireland today as high winds and heavy rains hit the country. (more...)
Kerala High Court restores BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth Kerala High Court restores BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth
- October 17, 2017

The division bench of Chief Justice Navniti Prasad Singh ruled that the court can not conduct a judicial review on the life ban imposed by the BCCI and hence upheld the appeal. A disappointed Sreesanth took to his Twitter account to say he will "keep fighting" to get the ban lifted. The court had earlier sought the BCCI's stand on the plea by the cricketer challenging the life ban imposed upon him by the game's governing body following the 2013 Indian Premier League-6 spot-fixing scandal. (more...)
Holocaust poll leads to apology from Anthony Scaramucci Holocaust poll leads to apology from Anthony Scaramucci
- October 17, 2017

The tweet was taken down about an hour after it was posted, and The Scaramucci Post apologized if it offended anyone. The estimated number of Jewish people killed in the Holocaust, according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum , is approximately 6 million . (more...)
Gerrie Nel to pursue private prosecution against Duduzane Zuma for culpable homicide Gerrie Nel to pursue private prosecution against Duduzane Zuma for culpable homicide
- October 17, 2017

Zumas' silver Porche 911 Turbo smashed into the rear-end of Jabulani Dlamini's minibus taxi on the M1 South off-ramp to Grayston Drive, Sandton, on 1 February 2014. Nel's first hurdle will be obtaining a certificate from the prosecuting authority confirming that it no longer intends pursuing the matter in question. (more...)
MCU: James Gunn Says Phase 4 Will Be One New Story
- October 17, 2017

The two teams will have to work together to fight intergalactic warlord Thanos, with some help from newcomers Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and the screen debut of Captain Marvel (Brie Larson). In August 2017, Gunn had mentioned that the third installment of the cosmic series will open up stories that will set-up the next 10-20 years worth of Marvel movies. (more...)
Navy deploys aircraft to look for 10 Indian sailors in Philippines Navy deploys aircraft to look for 10 Indian sailors in Philippines
- October 17, 2017

Another tweet states that the Indian Embassy in Japan informed Swaraj that a helicopter and two patrol vessels of the Japan Coast Guard are also engaged in the search and rescue operations. The aircraft is equipped with two SAR kits which contain an inflatable dinghy capable of carrying 10 persons. On October 13, Japanese officials had said that a distress signal was received from the vessel when it was about 150 nautical miles east of the northern tip of the Philippines. (more...)
Diwali Greetings From Canada's Justin Trudeau, Wearing A Sherwani Diwali Greetings From Canada's Justin Trudeau, Wearing A Sherwani
- October 17, 2017

Mr Trudeau, photographed wearing a black sherwani , was immediately corrected by some on social media: Others were quick to dismiss what they saw as unnecessary criticism: Most, however, appreciated the Canadian politician's gesture and returned the greeting: Here are some more pictures from the Diwali celebrations in Ottawa: Diwali, or Deepavali, is the Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. (more...)
Two arrested in connection with weekend shooting in Lawrence Two arrested in connection with weekend shooting in Lawrence
- October 17, 2017

Rayton is held for attempted second-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm. McMillon is charged with Aggravated Assault and Battery, according to Officer Drew Fennelly. 22-year-old Leah Elizabeth Brown of Shawnee; 20-year-old Colwin Lynn Henderson of Topeka; and 24-year-old Tremel Dupree Dean, also of Topeka, died in the shooting. (more...)
CPI(M) begins discussion on electoral tie-up with secular parties CPI(M) begins discussion on electoral tie-up with secular parties
- October 17, 2017

This helped avoid a voting in the Central Committee over the matter. Yechury said, "we warn the BJP that if they continue to create violence in Kerala, they will not have even one elected MLA from the state". While the faction supporting an electoral pact with other secular parties like the Congress argue that this was fascism in the true sense and every force needs to come together to defeat it, the other side feels that this can not be fascism as parliamentary system of democracy still ... (more...)
YSRCP workers join TDP as MP Butta Renuka extends her support YSRCP workers join TDP as MP Butta Renuka extends her support
- October 17, 2017

Kurnool is a stronghold of the Opposition Party. TDP sources said Renuka would organise a public meeting in Kurnool soon. When asked whether she will continue in YSRCP, she refused to respond and said, "We'll just see how it goes". However, YSRCP leader RK Roja rubbished reports of her being denied the chance to re-contest for the MP seat. "I am happy to associate with the TDP for the development of the state". (more...)
Bengaluru Police Releases CCTV Photo of Gauri Lankesh Murder Suspect Bengaluru Police Releases CCTV Photo of Gauri Lankesh Murder Suspect
- October 17, 2017

SI T officials issued the following c larification: "Some news channels are showing that SIT got the sketches made based on some information given by Indira Lankesh , mother of Gauri Lankesh". On September 5, Gauri Lankesh was stepping out of her vehicle outside her home in Bengaluru around 8 pm to open the gates, when seven shots were fired at her at close range. (more...)
Laptop Powered by AMD Ryzen APU Revealed in HP Datasheet Laptop Powered by AMD Ryzen APU Revealed in HP Datasheet
- October 17, 2017

According to the datasheet, which HP has now pulled from its website, its Envy x360 15-bq101na will feature a Ryzen 5 2500U that combines a quad-core Zen CPU with an integrated graphics core powered by AMD's Vega architecture. Tech site PCPer has compared these scores to those achieved by 8 gen Intel Core i7 powered laptops with and without discrete graphics. Also worth mentioning is the fact that Raven Ridge APUs will be compatible with up to 16GB RAM. (more...)
Nnamdi Kanu shuns court Nnamdi Kanu shuns court
- October 17, 2017

A mild drama resulting from an array of applications from the defendants and prosecution is now ongoing. While Kanu's brother Emmanuel, claims he was taken away by troops, the military has said its men did not arrest Kanu. But the army has denied that Kanu is in their custody. But the court has given him three options: one, produce Kanu in court and then apply to be discharged as a surety; two, forfeit his N100m bail bond; and three, request for more time to produce the IPOB leader. (more...)
Russian opposition leader Navalny's fraud conviction arbitrary: European Court of Human Rights Russian opposition leader Navalny's fraud conviction arbitrary: European Court of Human Rights
- October 17, 2017

The ECHR's decision in the case of the Navalny brothers against Russian Federation was released on the court's website on Tuesday. They were convicted of stealing almost 30 million rubles (about $500,000 at the current exchange rate) from two companies, including Russian affiliate of Yves Rocher. (more...)
Rising tensions in oil-rich northern Iraq keep crude prices elevated Rising tensions in oil-rich northern Iraq keep crude prices elevated
- October 17, 2017

US President Donald Trump refused to confirm Iran's compliance over a nuclear deal that has left Congress 60 days to consider implementing new sanctions against the country. While there is "no immediate danger" to global oil supply from the Iran situation, it "nevertheless leads to an increase in geopolitical premium, which is probably forcing speculative shorts to cover at least part of their positions", said Tamas Varga, an analyst at brokerage PVM Oil Associates Ltd. (more...)
BJP questions Congress' silence over Sanjay Bhandari & Robert Vadra link BJP questions Congress' silence over Sanjay Bhandari & Robert Vadra link
- October 17, 2017

The question mark on the business dealings of Amit Shah's son Jay and Vadra's alleged association with Bhandari have been reported by the media in recent days. Significantly, Bhandari footed the bill for Vadra's travel just when he was being probed for his role in swinging a jet trainer deal for Swiss company Pilatus. (more...)
Maharashtra state transport staff begins indefinite strike Maharashtra state transport staff begins indefinite strike
- October 17, 2017

With the employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) beginning an indefinite strike from Monday midnight, the state Transport Minister Diwakar Raote on Tuesday said the strike was illegal. "We are ready to nominate a committee to resolve issues", he added. MSRTC has 1.07 lakh employees. More than 65 lakh passengers travel by state transport buses across the state everyday. (more...)
Thailand's Sept tourist arrivals up 5.75 pct y/y, strong Q4 seen
- October 17, 2017

Global tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 5.75 percent in September from a year earlier, led by visitors from East Asia, the government said on Tuesday. The ministry expects 9.5-10 million Chinese tourists this year, up from 8.9 million last year, Pongpanu said. The Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said the overall tourism picture has been positive with revenue and visitor numbers both up. (more...)

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