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Friday forecast: Sunny and clear, high 77 Friday forecast: Sunny and clear, high 77
- October 20, 2017

Still we will have plenty of sunshine to wrap up the week. A stray shower is possible, but most of us stay dry Saturday with a high around 80°. Temperatures drop for Saturday into the 60's. We'll see partly cloudy skies and have about a 30% chance of showers. Tonight looking like another mild one with lows in the lower 50s and upper 40s. (more...)
Clive Lewis Apologises Over "Get On Your Knees, B****" Video
- October 20, 2017

It attracted widespread condemnation online from politicians on all sides. Stella Creasy tweeted: "It's not OK. Even if it's meant as a joke, reinforces menace that men have the physical power to force compliance". Here is a clip from the event where @labourlewis is having his comments completely mischaracterised. Moments later, Ms Philips, the Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, posted on Twitter: "Just seen the Clive Lewis video". (more...)
U.S. will not disrupt European business deals with Iran - Tillerson
- October 20, 2017

The United States has no intentions of severing trade relations between the European Union and Iran according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. President Donald Trump earlier refused to re-certify the Iran nuclear deal and left its fate to Congress. (more...)
Chidambaram takes dig at EC for delaying Gujarat poll announcement Chidambaram takes dig at EC for delaying Gujarat poll announcement
- October 20, 2017

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are the next to go for state elections, and the Election Commission announced the dates for Himachal last week. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that senior Congress leader P. Modi visited Gujarat on October 16-17 and is scheduled to campaign in Vadodara on Sunday, the prime minister's fifth tour to his home state in a month. (more...)
Body cams have no effect on police use of force Body cams have no effect on police use of force
- October 20, 2017

The Metropolitan Police Department is one of the largest forces in the United States, with some 2,600 officers wearing cameras on their collars or shirts. "As a result, the study's authors concluded that police agencies, ". should not expect dramatic reductions in documented uses of force or complaints, or other large-scale shifts in police behavior, exclusively from the deployment of this technology". (more...)
Federal Appeals Court Hears Case of Undocumented Teen Seeking Abortion in Texas Federal Appeals Court Hears Case of Undocumented Teen Seeking Abortion in Texas
- October 20, 2017

Bush appointee, asked if women in federal prison under Supreme Court precedent have the right to obtain an abortion. What this administration is doing to Jane is what they'd do to every woman in this country if they could. Since taking over, Lloyd personally traveled to a shelter to urge a minor not to get an abortion, according to the ACLU. Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson, a George W. (more...)
Five-star recruit decommits from Arizona amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe Five-star recruit decommits from Arizona amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
- October 20, 2017

Recruited by Book Richardson to Arizona , the commitment of Quinerly was on unstable ground upon the arrest of the Wildcats' assistant during the Federal Bureau of Investigation bust that saw three other college assistants face a similar fate. (more...)
Russian Warships Visit Philippines For A Week-Long Russian Warships Visit Philippines For A Week-Long
- October 20, 2017

The visit by the warships was timed to coincide with the arrival of Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and his USA counterpart James Mattis to the country, a Philippine navy spokesman reportedly said. A senior defense official earlier told Reuters the Russian weapons would be accompanied by millions of rounds of ammunition and dozens of army trucks. (more...)
3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech 3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech
- October 20, 2017

Police say at least two of the men have connections to extremist groups but didn't immediately identify which ones. Police said that's when Tenbrink got out of the auto and took out a handgun while the Fears brothers yelled "shoot them" and "kill them", according to the report. (more...)
Only in NYC would a bagel with gold flakes cost $1000 Only in NYC would a bagel with gold flakes cost $1000
- October 20, 2017

How? Well, a hotel is New York City is about to bring back a gaudy goody first introduced 10 years ago, which contains white truffle-infused cream cheese and is sprinkled with gold leaf. Production is very limited, and they're only in season for a brief period of time . Tax and tip are included in the price. However, the bagel must be purchased 24 hours in advance. (more...)
Arjun Bijlani, Rashami Desai and Jasmin Bhasin to enter Bigg Boss house.. Arjun Bijlani, Rashami Desai and Jasmin Bhasin to enter Bigg Boss house..
- October 20, 2017

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress has managed to impress the viewers with her game in the house. Following which, Bigg Boss announced that Puneesh would be taking over as the temporary captain while sending Vikas to jail (kaalkhotri). The representative will have to keep throwing the sand out of the container. Hina and Sapna will be seen trying to convince the other inmates to throw sand in the opposite contenders' glass container. (more...)
Widow of fallen soldier releases phone call with Trump Widow of fallen soldier releases phone call with Trump
- October 20, 2017

Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar was killed in the line of duty a week after his 37th birthday and was the first US soldier killed in Afghanistan this year. Trump is heard on the recording saying how sorry he was about the "whole situation". He later invites her to the White House next time she is in DC. (more...)
Target to remodel more stores to get edge over Wal-Mart Target to remodel more stores to get edge over Wal-Mart
- October 20, 2017

The 43,000-square-foot New York City store, in Herald Square just a block away from Macy's flagship location, will have a small, grab-and-go grocery department on one level and a more extensive grocery offering on a lower level. Meanwhile, sales in its third quarter increased said to be helped by some of its moves including lowering prices and remodeling stores. The Herald Square store spans two floors and should cater to the legions of tourists and commuters in the area, said Tony Roman, a ... (more...)
Arrest Made In Violent Carjacking Near Denzel Washington South End Movie Set Arrest Made In Violent Carjacking Near Denzel Washington South End Movie Set
- October 20, 2017

Authorities say the officers drew their guns after the man went toward them with a knife. Officers noticed the suspect had a large knife in his hand as he "turned around and began to advance toward them". Victor Lee of Dorchester is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of carjacking, resisting arrest and assault with a unsafe weapon. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans commended the officers for stopping the suspect without resorting to shooting him. (more...)
Risk of floods, landslides remains as 'Paolo,' LPA continue to dump rains Risk of floods, landslides remains as 'Paolo,' LPA continue to dump rains
- October 20, 2017

Rains, possibly accompanied by strong winds and lightning, that could trigger flashfloods or landslides are forecast for the whole country on Thursday, October 19, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said. (more...)
Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General, cites 'personal reasons' as cause Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General, cites 'personal reasons' as cause
- October 20, 2017

Whereas, Attorney General for India is appointed by the President under Article 76 (1) of the Constitution, the Solicitor General of India is appointed to assist the Attorney General along with four Additional Solicitors General by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. (more...)
Harshita Dahiya case: Brother-in-law admits to murder during police interrogation Harshita Dahiya case: Brother-in-law admits to murder during police interrogation
- October 20, 2017

Ms Dahiya's sister, Lata, has also claimed that her husband Dinesh was behind Harshita's murder.Karala has a long history of crime, with 12 cases registered against him at various police stations in Haryana and Delhi, according to the police.Police said Karala has revealed the names of the four others involved in the murder and that teams have been sent out to arrest them.Harshita Dahiya was shot in the head and neck at close range by men who blocked her auto in Panipat and forced others ... (more...)
Man Forced to Spit And Lick as Punishment For Entering Sarpanch's House Man Forced to Spit And Lick as Punishment For Entering Sarpanch's House
- October 20, 2017

Nalanda police on Friday lodged a case against eight persons, including the Azadpur mukhiya , in this regard. The Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal charged that law and order has collapsed in the State. Visibly shaken, Mr. Thakur is seen kneeling down and doing as told. However, Thakur claimed that he was unaware that only female members were home at that time, according to media reports. (more...)
Dead In Shooting At Detroit Ford Plant Dead In Shooting At Detroit Ford Plant
- October 20, 2017

Woodhaven Police said their officers are responding. No other shots were fired. State police say the package was inspected by dogs and found to be harmless. "Employees at Woodhaven Stamping Plant are safe after they were evacuated when a worker pulled a gun at the plant and shot himself". It makes door panels, hoods, truck bodies and other parts. (more...)
Melania Trump inaugural gown joins Smithsonian collection Melania Trump inaugural gown joins Smithsonian collection
- October 20, 2017

She wore the Herve Pierre gown last January 20 during the inauguration of her husband as the new U.S. President. According to Trump's Communications Director Stephanie Grisham, the First Lady has had a passion for design since she was young, so she had a precise idea of what she wanted to wear during Donald Trump's inauguration. (more...)
Rosneft takes control of Iraqi Kurdistan pipeline Rosneft takes control of Iraqi Kurdistan pipeline
- October 20, 2017

According to sources familiar with the deal who spoke to Reuters , Rosneft's investment in the project would be around US$1.8 billion. The Russian firm said it had inked a package of binding deals with Iraqi Kurdish authorities in St. Oil Minister Al-Luiebi said that "the irresponsible statements from some of the officials inside & outside Iraq or the foreign companies about their intention to sign oil contracts with any authority inside the geographic borders of Iraq without telling the ... (more...)
Texas refuses aid to American supporters of BDS Texas refuses aid to American supporters of BDS
- October 20, 2017

The state is instructed to use its large economic power to "encourage" any company to stop boycotting Israel. Local officials say the pro-Israel clause is required under a Texas state law enacted earlier this year. The ACLU of Texas issued a statement and called the requirement unconstitutional. Dickinson City Attorney David Olson confirmed in an interview with KTRK that this was the reason it's in there, saying the city is committed to following the law. (more...)
WRC talks between trade unions and Irish Rail end without agreement WRC talks between trade unions and Irish Rail end without agreement
- October 20, 2017

Tuesday November 14th might also prove to be a nuisance for people from Dundalk with the Republic of Ireland due to face Denmark in their World Cup Qualifier second leg tie at the Aviva Stadium that night. The company has reiterated that talks at the WRC arose from a Labour Court recommendation - which stated that if at the end of the WRC process there were outstanding issues of difference, they should be referred back to the Labour Court for a final recommendation. (more...)
Southwest Airlines celebrates first 'unmanned' flight with all-female crew Southwest Airlines celebrates first 'unmanned' flight with all-female crew
- October 20, 2017

The first in the history of the United States all-female flight crew airlines SouthWest Airlines made its debut flight. The role of the flight attendants, as you might guess, is also performed only by women. According to 2016 data from the Federal Aviation Administration, there were an estimated 39,187 active women airmen certificates held out of 584,362 pilots total. (more...)
Cub Scout Ousted From Den After Asking Politician Tough Questions Cub Scout Ousted From Den After Asking Politician Tough Questions
- October 20, 2017

Screen shot of Sen Marble fielding the young boy's questions. "That was false. Get both sides of the story". And reality is not sensitive. Colorado state Republican Senators, left to right, Vicki Marble, Ted Harvey, Randy Baumgardner, Larry Crowder and Mark Scheffel are shown at the start of the 2014 session of the Colorado Legislature in Denver, Jan. (more...)
Blast hits mosque in Kabul, leaving casualties Blast hits mosque in Kabul, leaving casualties
- October 20, 2017

Major Gen Alimast Momand said the attacker was on foot and walked into the mosque in the city's Dashti Barch area where he detonated his explosives. Hospital officials confirming the casualties said the injured have been taken to nearby health facilities. (more...)
Days Later, Fox News Retracts Story On Phony 'Navy SEAL' Days Later, Fox News Retracts Story On Phony 'Navy SEAL'
- October 20, 2017

Garofalo created the giant presidential seal in hopes of personally presenting it to President Trump. In the segment, Fox News describes him as a "highly decorated Navy SEAL ", who served in Vietnam and wanted to gift Trump because he "woke something up" in him. (more...)
India lay blame with Pakistan for wave of terror attacks in Afghanistan India lay blame with Pakistan for wave of terror attacks in Afghanistan
- October 20, 2017

In a statement, the Pakistan Army had said the couple were rescued after a vehicle chase. Caitlan Coleman, an American citizen, and her husband Joshua Boyle, a Canadian citizen, were kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan while on a backpacking trip. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume
- October 20, 2017

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC boosted its holdings in shares of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. As of the end of the quarter Horrell Capital Management, Inc. The most current P/E ratio is 7.32 and market cap is 8.46B. Narrowing in on Moving Averages, the 200-day for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) is at 37.67, the 50-day is 35.14, and the 7-day is resting at 36.91. (more...)
J&K: Terrorists hurl grenade at PDP MLA Mushtaq Ahmad's house
- October 20, 2017

A grenade was hurled at the house of Aijaz Ahmad, the Member of Legislative Assembly ( MLA ) from the Wachi constituency of the Valley's Shopian district. The militants carried out the grenade attack near the main bus stand in Tral. The militants escaped from the scene after carrying out the attack, he said, adding a manhunt has been launched for the assailants. (more...)

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