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North Korea propaganda leaflet found lying at South Korea's presidential complex North Korea propaganda leaflet found lying at South Korea's presidential complex
- October 18, 2017

Trump is scheduled to make a three-day visit to Japan before arriving in Seoul. He is also scheduled to speak at the South Korea's National Assembly to "celebrate the enduring alliance" between the two countries, and "call on the global community to join together in maximizing pressure" on Pyongyang. (more...)
Dem AGs sue DeVos for blocking Obama for-profit college rule Dem AGs sue DeVos for blocking Obama for-profit college rule
- October 17, 2017

Detractors say the rule unfairly targets the for-profit college sector. Those schools, critics say, have found an ally in DeVos, who has halted enforcement of the rule as her department prepares to rewrite it entirely. In early January, before Trump was sworn in, the Department of Education released a list of more than 800 schools nationwide that had failed the gainful employment test. (more...)
Cash balances fall but investors still flying close to the sun Cash balances fall but investors still flying close to the sun
- October 17, 2017

According to the survey managers are positioning themselves for higher bond yields, with 82% of those surveyed indicating they expect yields to rise in the next 12 months. A record 48% of investors surveyed were anticipating a so-called "Goldilocks" scenario of above-trend growth and below-trend inflation. The level of underweight positions in the debt market reached the highest in seven months. (more...)
Callista Gingrich confirmed as Trump's ambassador to Vatican
- October 17, 2017

She said during her confirmation hearing that Trump still wants the U.S.to lead the world on protecting the environment, even after he withdrew the country from the Paris climate deal. In 2010, the couple's film company, Gingrich Productions ( http://www.gingrichproductions.com ), made a documentary about Pope John Paul II. She's president of Gingrich Productions. (more...)
Man and Girlfriend On Trial For Torturing Boy To Death Man and Girlfriend On Trial For Torturing Boy To Death
- October 17, 2017

The jury was shown texts sent between Aguirre and Gabriel's mother which Hatami said showed that the pair conspired to torture and kill Gabriel, before covering up their actions. Hatami added that the boy was "withheld from school by the defendants for the last three weeks before he was murdered". Defense attorney John Allan said Aguirre was "guilty of murder, but the special circumstance alleged, that he intended kill Gabriel with the infliction of torture, is not true". (more...)
Girl, 9, dies after 325-pound cousin sits on her as 'punishment' Girl, 9, dies after 325-pound cousin sits on her as 'punishment'
- October 17, 2017

In the arrest report, it was also mentioned that the Smiths were Lindsay's parents while Posey was listed as their niece. Posey is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. He told the deputy Posey continued to sit on the child for another two minutes before standing up and finding the child unresponsive. Grace Joan was additionally charged with cruelty toward a child , WXIA reported. (more...)
Murray, Alexander reach deal to fund CSRs for two years Murray, Alexander reach deal to fund CSRs for two years
- October 17, 2017

As one part of the deal, the subsidies would be funded for two years, a step that would provide at least short-term certainty to insurers . Some Republicans have said they do not wish to provide what they describe as a bailout to insurers. (more...)
Should Cavaliers consider Boston Celtics a threat? Wine and Gold Talk Podcast Should Cavaliers consider Boston Celtics a threat? Wine and Gold Talk Podcast
- October 17, 2017

Between the lines it's going to be a fight, especially opening night. "I know that I've seen the end of being down there on that other bench and fans booing the opponents and understanding that Cleveland fans want their home team to win", Irving said . (more...)
Caseys General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) Traded Over Its 50 Day Average
- October 17, 2017

The stock of Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W) is a huge mover today! The number of shares now owned by investors are 37.66 mln. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since October 17, 2016 and is downtrending. CONNORS MICHAEL P had bought 15,727 shares worth $59,852 on Monday, May 15. Another trade for 35,830 shares valued at $2.18M was sold by Shah Niraj. (more...)
Tropical Storm Paolo enters PH Tropical Storm Paolo enters PH
- October 17, 2017

In a bulletin issued 11 am on Tuesday, PAGASA said Paolo is now 765 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, moving north northwest at a very slow 7 kilometers per hour (km/h). The Bicol region , Eastern Visayas , Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and Palawan may experience scattered light to moderate and occasionally heavy rains. (more...)
United States judge blocks President Trump's latest travel ban order United States judge blocks President Trump's latest travel ban order
- October 17, 2017

US District Judge Derrick Watson wrote that President Donald Trump's proclamation "plainly discriminates based on nationality". Challengers to the ban argue, though, that the additions are mainly symbolic: the ban only affects certain government officials from Venezuela, and very few people actually travel to the USA from North Korea each year. (more...)
10000-15000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours 10000-15000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours
- October 17, 2017

The United Nations says 582,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar to Bangladesh since August 25. Since 25 August, an estimated 582,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Bangladesh. UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado told reporters in Geneva that nearly 60 per cent of the refugees who have fled Myanmar since August 25 are children. (more...)
Northam still ahead of Gillespie in latest CNU poll, but lead shrinking Northam still ahead of Gillespie in latest CNU poll, but lead shrinking
- October 17, 2017

This is the first survey in the tracking series the university released that shows Northam's lead shrinking, and put it within the margin of error . The Roanoke College Poll, meanwhile, found that Northam's lead had increased to 50 percent to 44 percent, up from a 4 percentage point lead in a poll released September 26. (more...)
Bomb targeting Turkish police bus wounds several Bomb targeting Turkish police bus wounds several
- October 17, 2017

The group is designated as a terror organization by Turkey and its allies. Although, it is not yet known who carried out the attack but reports hint that it could be Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK behind the attack. The PKK frequently carries out bomb attacks on security forces in the southeast and elsewhere. The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union, resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015 after a ... (more...)
Child seriously injured after being hit by a auto in Broward Child seriously injured after being hit by a auto in Broward
- October 17, 2017

Deputies said the driver, whose name they withheld "for her safety", didn't realize she hit a child, so she kept driving at the same speed. Neallie was airlifted to Broward Health Medical Center just after 5 p.m. 'They beat her unmercifully, ' witness Anthony Clay told Local10 . Broward Sheriff's spokeswoman Gina Carter said Neallie was shorter than the bumper of the SUV and the driver likely could not see him. (more...)
Army veteran's ex-husband suspected of murder in her disappearance Army veteran's ex-husband suspected of murder in her disappearance
- October 17, 2017

The investigation began in San Diego but led to Ontario, police said. The remains of Julia Jacobson, 37, have not been found, according to Ontario police, who have taken over from San Diego police as the lead investigators. Friends said on the "Help Find Julia Jacobson" Facebook page that her loss is "beyond words". "Words can not express the pain and anguish our family has endured since our beloved sister and daughter Julia Jacobson went missing", her family wrote. (more...)
Takes Position in Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL) Takes Position in Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL)
- October 17, 2017

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. TD Asset Management Inc.'s holdings in Grupo Financiero Galicia were worth $727,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. LLC now owns 2,836 shares of the bank's stock worth $121,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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