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Donald Trump claims predecessors failed to honour fallen soldiers, sparks heated response Donald Trump claims predecessors failed to honour fallen soldiers, sparks heated response
- October 19, 2017

Trump made the remark at an impromptu press conference in the White House Rose Garden after being asked why he had not yet addressed the four US soldiers killed in Niger on October 4. "I was told he didn't often and a lot of Presidents don't". CBS News also received confirmation from aides who worked in both the Clinton and Bush White Houses that both presidents did, in fact, call family members of fallen soldiers. (more...)
President Suggest Dems, FBI or Kremlin May Have Bank Rolled Salacious Dossier President Suggest Dems, FBI or Kremlin May Have Bank Rolled Salacious Dossier
- October 19, 2017

Fusion GPS co-founders Peter Frisch and Thomas Catan appeared as required by the House Committee's subpoena, though their lawyer, Joshua Levy , said they invoked their right against self-incrimination and did not answer questions. Earlier this month, it was reported that the investigation into the dossier had been taken up by the man leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe, Special Counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
Carmelo Anthony: Felt like Knicks pushed me out Carmelo Anthony: Felt like Knicks pushed me out
- October 19, 2017

They didn't stop there, though, as they'd add fellow All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the lineup giving the Thunder a team with a chance to contend in the Western Conference. Anthony was the last major piece in a retooled Thunder roster that also includes new star Paul George and complementary players Patrick Patterson and Raymond Felton. (more...)
Pastor Koh's Kidnap Done Like Police Style, Says Witness Pastor Koh's Kidnap Done Like Police Style, Says Witness
- October 19, 2017

The inquiry will be chaired by Suhakam commissioners Mah Weng Kwai, Aishah Bidin and Dr Nik Salida Suhaila Nik Saleh. The convention defines an enforced disappearance as the arrest, detention, abduction or any other form of deprivation of liberty by agents of the state or by persons or groups of persons acting with the authorisation, support or acquiescence of the state. (more...)
Pradhan signed MoC on LNG with Japan Pradhan signed MoC on LNG with Japan
- October 19, 2017

The destination restriction clause that prevents the sellers from selling the oil beyond a particular zone can also be avoided that would enable the sellers to sell freely with gaining more profits. India and Japan signed a MoU that includes the follows; to have flexible LNG contracts between the countries, to have reliable spot prices that would be of great profit to both the exporter and the importer and the abolition of the Destination restriction clause. (more...)
SUV Plowed into Pedestrians in Kharkiv, Six Died and 11 were Injured SUV Plowed into Pedestrians in Kharkiv, Six Died and 11 were Injured
- October 19, 2017

As a result of the collision, the Lexus skidded to the sidewalk of Sumska Street crashing into eleven pedestrians , five of whom died on the spot (four young women and a young man), the rest were taken to medical facilities. A shocking video of the aftermath of the crash showed bodies strewn on the pavement. Ms Zaitseva, the daughter of local energy company multi-millionaire Vasily Zaitsev, was uninjured. (more...)
Ernesto Valverde defends Gerard Pique after sending off Ernesto Valverde defends Gerard Pique after sending off
- October 19, 2017

The 61st-minute effort means he has now hit 97 in the Champions League and three in the UEFA Super Cup over the course of 122 continental appearances. Make friends: Check out Barca Blaugranes for more Barcelona coverage. Leo Messi can write his name in the history books at Camp Nou this evening with the Argentinean wizard one goal shy of bringing up his centry in European competition. (more...)
Osinbajo, Kachikwu, Baru meet over joint venture cash call, others Osinbajo, Kachikwu, Baru meet over joint venture cash call, others
- October 19, 2017

Nigeria is Africa's largest net exporter of crude oil, but as result of poor state of its three refineries, the country had to rely on massive importation of refined petroleum products to meet its local demand. According to him, the meeting explored the needs of stakeholders in the oil fields including opening of escrow accounts. He revealed plans by the NNPC to complete the opening of the escrow account but declined comment on whether or not the pump price of petroleum products would drop ... (more...)
LSE launches search for CEO as Xavier Rolet resigns LSE launches search for CEO as Xavier Rolet resigns
- October 19, 2017

Rolet-who is leaving after nine years at the stock exchange-in order to ensure a smooth handover. Rolet says the LSE has become a "truly global financial market infrastructure group" over the last decade. However, the collapse of the deal in March meant he opted to stay on for longer. "Clearly myself and other shareholders are disappointed with the news that Xavier Rolet will be stepping down as CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group ", said Trevor Green, head of United Kingdom equities ... (more...)
PM condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army camp
- October 19, 2017

Of 60 soldiers manning the base in the province of Kandahar, 43 were killed, nine were wounded and six were missing after the militants attacked in the middle of the night, the ministry said in a statement. The statement said 43 of the base's 60 troops died in the attack. In each assault the Taliban used a Humvee vehicle as a bomb to blast their way into their targets. (more...)
North Korea Building New Diesel-electric Submarine: US Intelligence North Korea Building New Diesel-electric Submarine: US Intelligence
- October 19, 2017

North Korea's new submarine has been designated "Sinpo-C" by the USA and its details were revealed to current affairs magazine The Diplomat this week. This allows them to take advantage of the fact that submarine-based missiles are easier to hide and can move closer to their targets, while diversifying the arsenal so it's hard to destroy in a surprise attack. (more...)
Terrorists work on another 9/11 for USA Terrorists work on another 9/11 for USA
- October 19, 2017

The Al-Qaeda terror group that masterminded and executed the 9/11 attacks had also used four planes to crash into major landmarks in the U.S., causing more than 2000 deaths. Ms Duke also said the U.S. and Britain would push social media firms to do more to remove extremist propaganda at a meeting of G7 interior ministers. (more...)
USA data transfer pact passes first annual review USA data transfer pact passes first annual review
- October 19, 2017

The report concludes that the framework continues to provide an adequate level of privacy protection under European Union law and that the necessary structures have been implemented to ensure the functioning of the framework. In the coming months, the Commission will continue to to closely monitor the functioning of the Privacy Shield framework, including the USA authorities' compliance with their commitments. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'met Queen for tea to talk ENGAGEMENT' Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'met Queen for tea to talk ENGAGEMENT'
- October 19, 2017

Prince Harry reportedly wants a private and non-extravagant nuptials. It's believed the meeting was held in the Queen's private sitting room at around 5pm and Prince Philip was not in attendance. Friends now say it is only a matter of time before the couple tie the knot. It has certainly not followed the pattern of traditional royal romances. (more...)
Pa. House committee passes shale tax Pa. House committee passes shale tax
- October 19, 2017

But it holds the advantage of having won 102 votes in the House. But since it passed the House, "It deserves our consideration". "I just want to get done", Corman told reporters on Wednesday. Still, Corman said that uneasiness for senators has to be balanced against a certain realization. "We would not consider any Marcellus shale tax without the permit reforms", he said Wednesday. (more...)
US 'Unambiguously' Backs Israel on Hamas Disarming Demand US 'Unambiguously' Backs Israel on Hamas Disarming Demand
- October 19, 2017

Additionally, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said that "the conditions [set] by the occupation reveal that Israel is greatly injured by the reconciliation", adding however that such an attitude is nothing new. Israel imposed a tight blockade on the Gaza Strip and the quartet imposed an embargo on Hamas movement. On Sunday, London-based Pan-Arab daily As-Sharq al-Awsat also reported that there was an "implicit understanding" between Hamas and Fatah that the terror group would extend its current ... (more...)
PM Modi again celebrates Diwali with troops, this year in J&K's Gurez
- October 19, 2017

Sources said that Army Chief General Bipin Rawat who has landed in Srinagar yesterday to review the situation has already arrived in Gurez. Gurez is the gateway to Gilgit-Baltistan, part of the Jammu and Kashmir under Pakistani control. (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks: Antetokounmpo scores 37 in win over Boston Milwaukee Bucks: Antetokounmpo scores 37 in win over Boston
- October 19, 2017

Malcolm Brogdon scored 19 as Milwaukee handed Boston its second straight loss after the Celtics bowed to the Cavaliers on opening night in Cleveland. And Abdel Nader, a player whose feet did not touch the floor in Cleveland on Tuesday, was the first one brought into the game, checking in as a replacement for Marcus Smart. (more...)
At least 1 injured in lakeside hotel fire in Myanmar's Yangon At least 1 injured in lakeside hotel fire in Myanmar's Yangon
- October 19, 2017

She is believed to have been injured when she jumped from the hotel's upper floors. The fire, which almost burned down the whole hotel building, was brought under control by firefighters after nearly four hours' fight. She did hear her room's door being pounded for quite a while but she simply assumed that it was a drunken guest. "There was no alarm and it just sort of sounded like there were drunken people in the hallways". (more...)
Freeway lanes closed as brush fires burn
- October 19, 2017

Four small fires were reported at about 2:20 a.m. along the hillside between Diamond Bar Boulevard and Lambert Road next to the northbound 57 freeway, said Ed Pickett of the L.A. A witness, who identified himself as Jason, told KTLA he saw someone throwing what looked like a road flares out of a auto while driving on the northbound 57 Freeway between East Lambert Road and Diamond Bar Boulevard. (more...)
NY Times: Ohio GOP Rep. Tiberi Expected to Resign NY Times: Ohio GOP Rep. Tiberi Expected to Resign
- October 19, 2017

Tiberi, a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, could announce his plan to leave this week, which could indicate discontent among congressional Republicans over the inability to push through policy goals such as tax reform and Obamacare repeal, according to the Times. (more...)
Neiman Marcus unveils lavish 'Fantasy Gifts' in annual Christmas catalog Neiman Marcus unveils lavish 'Fantasy Gifts' in annual Christmas catalog
- October 19, 2017

Slightly more expensive at $445,750, an orange-painted Dawn is named after the town of Saint-Tropez and features an equally bold interior. The "most wonderful time of the year" is slowly approaching, and while you don't have to take your holiday decorations out from storage just yet, retailers are no longer wasting valuable pre-Christmas time and have already put forth their gift ideas. (more...)
Newest Airbus Jet takes to the skies on maiden flight
- October 19, 2017

The plane competes for orders with the smaller variants of the Boeing Co. The fuselage of the neo's A330-800 and A330-900 will have the same length as the ceo's (Current Engine Option) A330-200 and A330-300 variants respectively. According to Airbus, airline pilots will be able to operate the A330neo, A350 XWB and A330 with one single certification - benefiting airlines such as Delta, TAP and AirAsia X who already operate A330s in their fleet. (more...)
Department Of Public Safety Reveals Stats For 2016 Crimes
- October 19, 2017

The 23,748 crimes reported in 2016 represent a crime rate of 18 offenses per 1000 people in Maine. By comparison, the crime rate nationally in 2015 was 29 per 1,000. The biggest percentage drops were in robberies and burglaries, which fell 14.5 and 14.6 percent, respectively. But other categories were down, including robberies, burglaries, thefts, simple assaults, auto thefts, homicides and domestic violence. (more...)
Murder charge filed in 2010 death of Peru State student Murder charge filed in 2010 death of Peru State student
- October 19, 2017

Thomas disappeared in the early morning hours of December 3, 2010, after leaving a party near the southeast Nebraska campus. Keadle-who is already serving up to 20 years in prison for the 2008 rape of a 15-year-old girl-was already found liable for Thomas's death in a civil suit brought by her family, in which he was ordered to pay $2.6 billion dollars. (more...)
McCain Fumes at Trump Admin for Being Vague Over Niger Deaths McCain Fumes at Trump Admin for Being Vague Over Niger Deaths
- October 19, 2017

John McCain (R-AZ) has been reportedly stymied trying to get answers that could explain what led to the attack. The Arizona Republican did not go into detail about what kind of information he was looking for, saying only that he was interested in "all the specifics". (more...)
Australian Citizenship Overhaul Thwarted in Senate
- October 19, 2017

One night in April this year, Sarvesh Soni logged onto his computer and filed an application for he and his four-year-old daughter to obtain Australian citizenship. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton is watering down his proposed citizenship changes but not his political attacks after suffering a bruising defeat in the Senate. (more...)
Jeremy Lin left the court with a potentially serious knee injury Jeremy Lin left the court with a potentially serious knee injury
- October 19, 2017

Jeremy Lin joined the Brooklyn Nets on a three-year, US$38 million (AU$51 million) deal last summer. He had 18 points and four assists before going down. Stay tuned for the latest Jeremy Lin injury update. Russell and Lin were expected to play together in the Nets' backcourt this season, but Russell , 21, is considered the franchise's point guard of the future. (more...)
Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft
- October 19, 2017

Subsequently, Maryam's spouse and Sharif's son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar reached the court premises separately. Judge Mohammad Bashir was set to indict Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on October 13. Pakistan's anti-graft found Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam including her husband Muhammad Safdar guilty in the case, however, the family pleaded not guilty, Reuters reported. (more...)
Indian government grants visa to Pakistani child for liver surgery Indian government grants visa to Pakistani child for liver surgery
- October 19, 2017

On Wednesday, six more medical visas were granted to Pakistani nationals. India has announced granting of 19 medical visas to Pakistanis this month so far. In another tweet yesterday, Swaraj said a medical visa has also been approved for a Pakistani woman, who wants to undergo liver surgery in India. After being approached on Twitter, Swaraj asked the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to issue visas to the patients and their attendants. (more...)

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