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Collective effort by police helped trace CM vehicle: LG Collective effort by police helped trace CM vehicle: LG
- October 18, 2017

Kejriwal further said that he got to know that the officers were causing trouble to the pensioners. The chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal, who often make headlines due to the wrong reasons, had once again created a buzz on the internet by saying that nearly 90 % of IAS officers do not work that's why development is "stuck up at the Secretariat". (more...)
Xi opens China's Communist Party congress Xi opens China's Communist Party congress
- October 18, 2017

North Korea sent a congratulatory message to China's 19th Congress of its Communist Party on Wednesday (Oct 18), amid increasingly frayed relationships between the traditional allies, as China tightens sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme. (more...)
Guardiola dedicates win to jailed Catalan separatists Guardiola dedicates win to jailed Catalan separatists
- October 18, 2017

Spain's top court ruled Tuesday that a recent independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional, adding legal weight to the government's efforts to block an attempt by the wealthy region's leaders to break away from the rest of the country. (more...)
United States forces in Korea begin evacuation exercises for family members United States forces in Korea begin evacuation exercises for family members
- October 18, 2017

USFK stressed that the exercises were routine and were not being held in response to recent event. "The U.S.is ready, willing, and able, but hopefully, this will not be necessary". The evacuation drill, known as Courageous Channel, is to start from next Monday till Friday, The New York Times reported. Participants in the exercise perform tasks that include readiness briefings, document and passport inspection, roster updates, and limited rehearsals. (more...)
Power cuts in Preston and Chorley after Storm Ophelia Power cuts in Preston and Chorley after Storm Ophelia
- October 18, 2017

The water supply to 1,650 customers is affected as a result. Earlier today, nearly a quarter of the country's water plants were without supply. The reservoir is now refilling following an earlier disruption due to a power outage at the plant. (more...)
Controversial law says pet shops can only sell rescue animals Controversial law says pet shops can only sell rescue animals
- October 18, 2017

California will soon implement a new statewide ban on sales of animals commercially raised in puppy mills . Instead, the animals available at California pet stores will have to be rescue/shelter pets that are in need of a home. Not everyone is in favour of the new law though, with breeders criticising the law for reducing the choice for prospective pet owners and preventing owners from having access to ethical breeders. (more...)
Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.06
- October 18, 2017

About 9,868 shares traded or 38.03% up from the average. About shares traded. CSRA Inc (NYSE:CSRA) has risen 16.97% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Kingfisher Ltd Liability Company holds 0.89% or 39,238 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Limited invested in 69,484 shares. Spirit Of America Management New York holds 1.74% or 312,407 shares. (more...)
BC Coroners Service investigates fatalities following ammonia leak at Fernie arena BC Coroners Service investigates fatalities following ammonia leak at Fernie arena
- October 18, 2017

Residents who live nearby have been told to evacuate the area and check in with Emergency Social Services at a drop-in centre. Police have evacuated people from homes between 9 Street and 13 Street and Highway 3 and 6 Avenue. Streets around the facility have been closed and officials say the site is secure. No other clear details are available at this moment. Lead image: Elk Valley RCMP have sealed off the street behind the arena. (more...)
Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for' Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for'
- October 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has come under fire for his "insensitive" choice of words when speaking to the pregnant widow of one of the four U.S. special forces soldiers killed Niger. The couple's six-year-old daughter stood by the coffin with her mother, while their two-year-old son waited in the arms of a relative standing nearby. (more...)
$1.28 Billion in Sales Expected for Watsco, Inc. (WSO) This Quarter
- October 18, 2017

Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an "underweight" rating and issued a $141.00 price target (up previously from $139.00) on shares of Watsco in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WSO in report on Monday, October 5 with "Underweight" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Robert W. (more...)
Novartis AG (NVS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
- October 18, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Chesley Taft & Associates LLC had acquired a total of 1,822 shares growing its position 3.0%. Beacon Financial Group now owns 30,879 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,651,000 after buying an additional 6,713 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
George Soros will give £13.6bn to the Open Society charity foundations
- October 18, 2017

Soros, who lived through the Nazi occupation in his native Hungary, later fled communist rule in the country and eventually emigrated to the United States. Created by Soros in 1979, Open Society is a grant-making foundation with branches and partners around the world and focuses on supporting democracies and combating issues of injustice and discrimination, among other causes. (more...)
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeswar refuses to remove red beacon from his auto Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeswar refuses to remove red beacon from his auto
- October 18, 2017

Even in 2013, the first citizen of Mumbai was not included in the state gazette list of important persons permitted to use the red beacon after a Supreme Court (SC) order on December 10, 2013 had asked the state government to list the dignitaries permitted to use the red beacon. (more...)
Military rule suits India better, feels majority of Indians Military rule suits India better, feels majority of Indians
- October 18, 2017

Like majority Indians supporting military rule (53 per cent), roughly half (52 per cent) of South Africans who hold a similar democratic equation in Africa like India in Asia, also feel military rule would be a good thing for their country. (more...)
BofA and JP Morgan win $1.5 bln of IL bonds BofA and JP Morgan win $1.5 bln of IL bonds
- October 18, 2017

IL managed to get an interest rate of three and a half percent. "The state received strong bids today for its bonds and is pleased with the market's favorable reception of the sale", Scott Harry, Illinois' budget director, said in a statement. (more...)
Greek PM meets Trump amid growing United States tensions with Turkey Greek PM meets Trump amid growing United States tensions with Turkey
- October 18, 2017

US President Donald Trump hailed Greece's contribution to European Union energy security, following a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the White House on October 17. Athens now wants to speed up, hoping to end bailout supervision when its current program expires in August 2018. Predictably, a reporter asked Tsipras if he has changed his mind about the president after meeting with Trump in person. (more...)
Filing of nominations for Himachal polls begin Filing of nominations for Himachal polls begin
- October 18, 2017

Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal launched his campaign from Sujanpur and held meetings at several places after paying obeisance at a local temple. AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said in a statement today said Mr Gandhi had approved the name of Virbhadra Singh as the committee chairman for the assembly elections in the state. (more...)
Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments
- October 18, 2017

Despite backing the deal, Trump repeated his criticism that the subsidies amounted to a giveaway by the federal government that had enriched insurance companies. Many healthcare organizations voiced concerns about premiums skyrocketing and patients losing coverage without the CSRs. After almost two months of negotiations, key senators said Tuesday they have reached a bipartisan deal on a proposal meant to stabilize the Affordable Care Act's insurance market, which has been rocked by recent ... (more...)
Critical incident launched after death of boy in Newcastle Critical incident launched after death of boy in Newcastle
- October 18, 2017

Parents told the Newcastle Herald the pool was in lockdown when they went to pick up their children from swimming training. Officers were called to the Lambton Swimming Pool about 5:00pm on Tuesday after reports that a boy had assaulted an employee. (more...)
Mersal all set for big release worldwide! Mersal all set for big release worldwide!
- October 18, 2017

Vijay plays triple roles in this film which is seeing a massive release in Tamil. With this, the film is all set to hit the screens this Diwali on 18 October. The story plot starts in Kerala and ends in Chennai. Ruben's work is such that, he has given a "blink and you will miss this event" format of edit for the teaser. (more...)
McCain Condemns 'Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism' in Veiled Attack on Trump
- October 18, 2017

I'm being very nice. "I'm being very, very nice, but at some point I fight back and it won't be pretty". President Donald Trump appears to have just about had his fill of the gutter-sniping from Sen. He said, "To abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of global leadership for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems" he said, "is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any ... (more...)
Australia tackles revenge porn with a national reporting tool
- October 18, 2017

Last year, the Australian government granted its eSafety Commissioner $4.8 million for the development of the portal, which is now currently in a pilot phase. Revenge porn is illegal in the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Japan, and in most U.S. states. Some people are disgusting enough to use technology for abusing others instead of improving themselves and their lifestyles with it. (more...)
High school cheerleaders allegedly record themselves gleefully chanting racial slurs High school cheerleaders allegedly record themselves gleefully chanting racial slurs
- October 18, 2017

The girls in the video were identified as cheerleaders who attend Weber High School, located in Pleasant View, Utah. "We are shocked by the conduct of these students and the contents of the video", the district said in a news release obtained by KSTU . (more...)
UP CM Yogi Adityanath plans mega Diwali in Ayodhya UP CM Yogi Adityanath plans mega Diwali in Ayodhya
- October 18, 2017

Sources are saying that he is going to celebrate this very good and big Indian Hindu festival with their supporters. In a bid to enter Guinness World Record, close to two lakh earthen lamps would also be lit. The Chief Minister said the state government was working expeditiously to ensure adequate irrigation facilities and reiterated the commitment of his government to ensure that water reached the the canals. (more...)
Maryland man indicted for hate crime in college student's slaying Maryland man indicted for hate crime in college student's slaying
- October 18, 2017

Collins died a few days before he was to graduate from Maryland's Bowie State University. "This case, we have to be very careful to make the point that our case is about Lt. Urbanski's trial is expected to take place in January 2018. Charging documents said Urbanski, who seemed incoherent and intoxicated, told the group to "Step left, step left if you know what's best for you". (more...)
2 sailors die 4 days apart in same Georgia home 2 sailors die 4 days apart in same Georgia home
- October 18, 2017

According to separate reports from the Kingsland Police Department, 25-year-old Brian Jarrell was found dead inside his co-worker's home on Spinnaker Circle after he was reported missing by his wife and shipmates tracked his vehicle to that house. (more...)
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) - How much Institutional Stake
- October 18, 2017

The shares went up by 2.36% in value last month. It doesn't guarantee that they'll make money on the stock, however, but it greatly enhances the chance that they will turn a profit. Needle moving action has been spotted in Xperi Corp (XPER) as shares are moving today on volatility -0.09% or -0.02 from the open. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 28th. (more...)
Mississippi Sen. Cochran returns to Washington after illness Mississippi Sen. Cochran returns to Washington after illness
- October 18, 2017

Meanwhile, the appropriations committee that he chairs hasn't churned out any spending bills for next year since he was last in Washington in mid-September. However, the GOP only controls the Senate with a 52-48 margin. GOP aides said the budget vote remains scheduled for later this week. Cochran had previously said he would return to the Senate on October 16. (more...)
Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case
- October 18, 2017

The court cited the U.S. Supreme Court, saying the plaintiff's claims must have a connection to the state where the lawsuit is filed. The court said the trial should not have taken place in the state because Fox was from Alabama. This was the first award in several cases that claim Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder contributed to their diagnoses. J&J sold Shower to Shower to Valeant Pharmaceuticals in 2012. (more...)
Lack of medical oversight blamed in Texas hot air balloon crash Lack of medical oversight blamed in Texas hot air balloon crash
- October 18, 2017

NTSB Medical Officer Nicholas Webster told the board that the drugs found in Nichols' system diminished his ability to respond to weather conditions. When he finally made the decision to land, his visibility was poor. NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt ripped the FAA and questioned why the agency was endorsing voluntary pilot requirements written by the Balloon Federation of America instead of tightening regulations. (more...)

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