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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 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...)
Dates of next round of Astana Syria peace talks set Dates of next round of Astana Syria peace talks set
- October 19, 2017

During the next talks, the parties plan to approve the regulations on the working group for freeing hostages and prisoners, transferring bodies of the dead and searching for the missing. At the last set of talks in September, the three powers agreed to allocate forces to patrol the zone covering opposition-held Idlib province and neighboring regions. (more...)
BlackBerry Motion smartphone to launch in Europe in November BlackBerry Motion smartphone to launch in Europe in November
- October 19, 2017

The BlackBerry Motion price is fixed at $460 in the Middle East. And it's the first top-of-the-line BlackBerry handset to do away with the physical QWERTY keyboard that appealed to so many business users, which indicated that TCL and BlackBerry have decided its time to move with modern mobiles and ditch a clutch of physical keys and buttons. (more...)
Kings F Carter out multiple weeks Kings F Carter out multiple weeks
- October 19, 2017

The Los Angeles Kings are off to their best five-game start in team history and will try to maintain course when they host the struggling Montreal Canadiens at Staples Center on Wednesday. "Most importantly, the team won". Neither Kempe nor Cammalleri had registered a point before Wednesday. They each had four in a game that was tied with 13 minutes to play. (more...)
Blues activate Steen in time for Blackhawks showdown Blues activate Steen in time for Blackhawks showdown
- October 19, 2017

Jaden Schwartz missed the final seven minutes of the first period after taking a big hit and going headfirst into the boards. It was kind of a scary moment but could've been worse. "That was a bad start and it was a bad middle". "Obviously, it wasn't good enough for two periods", Patrick Kane said. Steen last season scored 16 goals and had 31 assists in 76 games. (more...)
WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump
- October 19, 2017

By late Wednesday Wilson, who's known Sergeant Johnson and his family for years and remembers when he was part of her 5,000 Role Models for Excellence campaign, made clear she wanted to move past the phone call controversy and focus on the sacrifice of this young man killed at the hands of extremists while serving his country in Niger. (more...)
Senior Syrian commander martyred by landmine Senior Syrian commander martyred by landmine
- October 19, 2017

With his handlebar moustache and bushy grey beard, the 56-year-old general was a recognisable figure in Syria and had a cult following among diehard supporters of the regime. During the three-year siege by IS on Deir al-Zour, Zahreddine, who is from the Druze minority in the southern province of Sweida, was the leader of the besieged Syrian forces inside the city. (more...)
Wind warning for Saturday Wind warning for Saturday
- October 19, 2017

On the latest 9.42am update , the forecast for the waters around Lundy, off the West County coast, showed winds ranging from "severe gale" to "violent storm force 11" which were "veering southwesterly imminently". Northern Ireland faces a yellow weather warning for heavy rain on Thursday, just days after being hit by stormy winds caused by Hurricane Ophelia . (more...)
Confirming death of Umar Mansoor, TTP Peshawar elects new chief Confirming death of Umar Mansoor, TTP Peshawar elects new chief
- October 19, 2017

After the APS attack, six Pakistani Taliban interviewed by Reuters confirmed the mastermind was Mansoor. The drone strike targeting militants in Paktia province of Afghanistan killed at least 35 people on Tuesday. A large-scale army operation called Zarb-e-Azb was launched in 2014 by then military chief General (r) Raheel Sharif in Federally Administered Tribal Areas and the army had stated following Army Public School attack that a reaction was expected. (more...)
Bofors: Will probe detective's allegations against Rajiv Gandhi, says CBI Bofors: Will probe detective's allegations against Rajiv Gandhi, says CBI
- October 19, 2017

Irani quoted Hershman to say that owner of a Pakistani-run Bank of Credit and Commerce International that was allegedly involved in money laundering and other crimes met ex-PM. Nearly three decades after the 64-crore Bofors scam hit headlines, an independent investigator's claims have created a buzz around the case. "Revelations made by Hershman brings to the forefront a few questions which Congress needs to answer", Smriti Irani said at a press conference, referring to the claims made by ... (more...)
Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) Given Buy Rating at Williams Capital Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) Given Buy Rating at Williams Capital
- October 19, 2017

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Also, Director Steven A. Webster bought 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 28th. The 20-day RSI for CRZO is 56.39%, which suggests that the stock is not particularly expensive or cheap, and not predisposed to a reactive price movement based on this measure. (more...)
Shares in Accenture PLC (ACN) Purchased by Tiaa Fsb
- October 19, 2017

Accenture PLC's payout ratio is 44.49%. The stock declined 0.37% or $0.52 reaching $138.58 on the news. About 193,500 shares traded. Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN ) has risen 4.27% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Among 32 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated ( NYSE:MA ), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Apple Inc. had 307 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
'House of Cards' Maryland Set on Lockdown Due to Active Shooter 'House of Cards' Maryland Set on Lockdown Due to Active Shooter
- October 19, 2017

Initially, outlets such as Deadline reported that production was halted after a gunman killed three people and wounded two others roughly one mile from where the Kevin Spacey-led drama was filming. The Maryland set of House of Cards has not been impacted by the ongoing manhunt for the suspected gunman who opened fire at a nearby business on Wednesday. (more...)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Shares Sold by Texan Capital Management Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Shares Sold by Texan Capital Management
- October 19, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Brighton Jones Ltd Liability, Washington-based fund reported 10,517 shares. In other news, Director Linnet F. More notable recent Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Better Buy: Phillips 66 vs. Chevron Corporation" on September 28, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Why Chevron split its stock in the past" published on September 19, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Chevron ditches drilling plans ... (more...)
BJP Chief Amit Shah leads 'Janaraksha Yatra' BJP Chief Amit Shah leads 'Janaraksha Yatra'
- October 19, 2017

It is the RSS and Sangh Parivar who have to answer on political killings and not the chief minister. CPI (M ) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday accused the RSS-BJP of triggering violence in Kerala, saying that if it continued to do so, the saffron party would not win even a single seat in the State. (more...)
Local Police Help Possible Victims Of Human Trafficking Local Police Help Possible Victims Of Human Trafficking
- October 19, 2017

Operation Northern Spotlight, a national effort to end human trafficking, ended in 21 charges against the dozen accused offenders. The charges included advertising another person's sexual services, possession of stolen property, receiving material benefit from sexual services, keeping a common bawdy house, human trafficking, prohibited weapons and procuring a person under age. (more...)
Raymond James Financial, Inc. Reaffirms Underperform Rating for Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP)
- October 19, 2017

About 824,060 shares traded or 153.36% up from the average. Genius Brands International Inc (NASDAQ:GNUS) has 0.00% since October 18, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 15.73% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.71 in Q2 2017. The ratio is negative, as 53 funds increased or started new stock positions, while 31 sold and reduced equity positions in Triangle Capital Corp . (more...)
The Met Office issues yellow weather warning for wind in Kent The Met Office issues yellow weather warning for wind in Kent
- October 19, 2017

Chief Forecaster Frank Saunders said: 'A very deep area of low pressure is expected to bring strong winds to southern areas early on Saturday morning. The Met Office said it expected 20-40mm of rain to fall within 12 hours on Thursday, although as much as 60mm of rain could fall over the Mournes. "Short term loss of power and other services is also possible". (more...)
Former White House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon, To Speak In Macomb
- October 19, 2017

The event is meant to coincide with the one-year anniversary of Trump's election victory, which included the first presidential win in MI by a Republican since 1988. Macomb County proved to the key battleground in how Trump won MI, with 53.6 percent of the votes against Hillary Clinton's 42.1 percent. Bannon left the Trump administration in August and returned to Breitbart News , the right-wing website he led before joining Trump's campaign previous year. (more...)

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