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Trump bashes Schumer for not backing his Iran moves Trump bashes Schumer for not backing his Iran moves
- October 19, 2017

Though he said the United States is not unilaterally withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , Trump emphasized concern about Iran's ability to "sprint" toward nuclear proliferation when certain aspects of the deal "sunset", or expire. (more...)
Neil Young, Drake Remember Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Neil Young, Drake Remember Tragically Hip's Gord Downie
- October 19, 2017

What a great gift of music you have left here for us all". In Manotick, a Reddit user spotted a piano emblazoned with Downie's picture and "In Gord We Trust", ready for an impromptu Hip tune. The 95-minute film, which follows the Hip's 2016 Man Machine Poem tour and final concert in the band's hometown of Kingston, Ont., had been scheduled to debut in November. (more...)
Israeli MP walks out after Kuwait's speaker slams his remarks
- October 19, 2017

Palestinians held by Israeli occupation forces in detention centres are resistance fighters who are defending their children and their land and are not terrorists, a Jordanian MP told the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference in Russian Federation yesterday. (more...)
What Mike Riley said after Nebraska's practice on Wednesday What Mike Riley said after Nebraska's practice on Wednesday
- October 19, 2017

Some will stay. We're going to have a practice that will be run by probably half of our full-time coaches tomorrow and it will be good. "That part of it, I wouldn't talk about publicly (...) what we have talked about is basically finding a way to help our team do the things I just mentioned, and that's score more points, offensively". (more...)
United Kingdom fintech startups set for record funding year
- October 19, 2017

According to data from London and Partners and Pitchbook, over $1 billion has already been invested in United Kingdom fintech by venture capitalists which is more than double that of the same previous year. London's deputy mayor for business, Rajesh Agrawal said: "London remains a world leader in fintech and the companies on this trade delegation are at the forefront of developing cutting edge financial technologies". (more...)
May calls for Brexit talks progress at European Union summit
- October 19, 2017

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told AFP in an interview he was "worried of course" about the slow pace of Brexit talks, adding: "I don't believe that this summit will be the solution". In a Facebook post late Wednesday, the Prime Minister insisted the application process for settled status would be "streamlined" and the cost "as low as possible", reports the BBC. (more...)
O'Sullivan allows fan to take shot at English Open O'Sullivan allows fan to take shot at English Open
- October 19, 2017

She jogged around the table while O'Sullivan was preparing to take what would be his penultimate shot. O'Sullivan has been struggling with a badly twisted ankle and was ticked off by the authorities for wearing blue trainers during his first-round win. (more...)
McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads McCain Joins Democrats to Regulate Online Political Ads
- October 19, 2017

Requiring digital platforms to keep public records of electioneering communications above certain levels. The Federal Election Commission "has failed to take sufficient action to address online political advertisements and our current laws do not adequately address online political advertisements published on platforms like Google , Facebook and Twitter", Klobuchar and Warner wrote last month. (more...)
Race Of Champions To Be Saudi Arabia's First International Motorsport Event Race Of Champions To Be Saudi Arabia's First International Motorsport Event
- October 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are both wooing Baghdad now in an effort to halt the growing regional influence of arch-foe Iran. "We worked hard to see that flynas flights to the brotherly nation of Iraq are operational as quickly as possible in order to connect the two brotherly nations economically and socially after a 27-year-long break", flynas CEO Bandar al-Muhanna said in a statement. (more...)
Mersal movie review: Vijay starrer gets a huge thumbs up from audience Mersal movie review: Vijay starrer gets a huge thumbs up from audience
- October 19, 2017

This year two of the biggest Tamil stars, Thalapathy Vijay and Thala Ajith came out with big ticket releases - Mersal and Vivegam respectively. Released in 2500 screens in India, Mersal had a phenomenal opening on Wednesday. Baahubali writer K. V. Vijayendra co-written the film along with Prasad, S. Ramana Girivasan and Atlee. Actors S.J. Suryah, Sathyaraj, Vadivelu, Kovai Sarala, Sathyan and Rajendran in supporting roles. (more...)
Morgan Freeman to play Colin Powell in biopic Morgan Freeman to play Colin Powell in biopic
- October 19, 2017

Freeman has been cast in the titular role in the upcoming " Powell " from director Reginald Hudlin , who is just off the Thurgood Marshall biopic " Marshall ", per the Hollywood Reporter . Bush from 2001 to 2005. Amritraj and Freeman's producing partner at Revelations Entertainment Lori McCreary are attached to produce. The script was written by Ed Whitwort and has remained on the best unproduced screenplay Black List since 2011. (more...)
Are Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) EPS Estimates Revised?
- October 19, 2017

The stock declined 0.60% or $0.53 reaching $88.41 per share. About 403,417 shares traded. Using projections from 20 individual sell-side analysts polled by Zacks Research, Analog Devices, Inc . Monsanto Company had 58 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, August 30. (more...)
Now, fatwa against Muslim women from posting images on social media Now, fatwa against Muslim women from posting images on social media
- October 19, 2017

It was announced by Darul Iftaa that Muslims, men and women alike, are not supposed to post pictures of themselves or their family members on social media. The seminary termed all such hair-grooming activities as "un-Islamic". "Doing up eyebrows and cutting hair should be avoided as they are not in accordance with the tents of Islam", stated the fatwa , issued by senior cleric of the seminary Maulana Saadique Quasmi. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency fires dog who wasn't 'enjoying' explosive detection training Central Intelligence Agency fires dog who wasn't 'enjoying' explosive detection training
- October 19, 2017

Sometimes, even when a pup tests well and they successfully learn how to detect explosive odors, they make it clear that being an explosive detection K9 is not the life for them. Even when they could motivate her with food and play to search, she was clearly not enjoying herself any longer. Lulu's replacement will join Suni, Heide, Freya, Nicola and Indigo on the training programme. (more...)
Former CBS2 Anchor Michele Marsh Dies At 63 Former CBS2 Anchor Michele Marsh Dies At 63
- October 19, 2017

The New York Times reported she passed away Tuesday at her home in South Kent, Connecticut. She worked there until October of 1996 when she was dismissed along with a host of other anchors and reporters at WCBS-TV. Paschall now works as a digital producer at NBC Sports. She was born in a Detroit suburb and worked at stations in ME and Texas before coming to NY for a job in October 1979. (more...)
Report updates on Newcastle United's takeover bid; updates on Rafael Benitez's future Report updates on Newcastle United's takeover bid; updates on Rafael Benitez's future
- October 19, 2017

Newcastle United are expected to be taken over before the start of the January transfer window. SJH's statement said the buyer would also be given help to invest in the side in the short term, should they need it, through the option of "deferring substantial payments". (more...)
Canadian Man Sues Low-Cost Sunwing Airlines Over Beverage Service Canadian Man Sues Low-Cost Sunwing Airlines Over Beverage Service
- October 19, 2017

Mr Paquette said about 1,600 other plaintiffs have come forward in Quebec to join the lawsuit. The class action has yet to be certified by the courts, but seeks compensation for the monetary difference between the actual wine served and a glass of champagne as well as punitive damages. (more...)
Graham warns Paul: Don't screw up tax reform Graham warns Paul: Don't screw up tax reform
- October 19, 2017

He said the increased defense spending that he wants happens in the appropriations process, not the budget resolution. That vote is likely to be close, but key GOP moderates such as Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have signaled support. (more...)
Former Tulsa officer found guilty of manslaughter, booked into jail after verdict Former Tulsa officer found guilty of manslaughter, booked into jail after verdict
- October 19, 2017

Louis suburb of Ferguson on August 9, 2014. But once Shannon Kepler found out where she was, he confronted the couple at Lake's home, fatally shot the 19-year-old man and fled in his SUV. Kepler said that's because he didn't have his daughter's cell number. Kepler's daughter Lisa testified Tuesday. Lisa said that's when she heard shots, turned around and saw Lake hit the ground. (more...)
United Nations urges de-escalation after Iraqi forces retake Kirkuk United Nations urges de-escalation after Iraqi forces retake Kirkuk
- October 19, 2017

A Hadi aide told Reuters the total number of displaced people was about 100,000. Lisa Grande, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, had urged all parties on Wednesday to do their utmost "to shield and protect all civilians impacted by the current situation". (more...)
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...)

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