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First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Reduces Stake in Accenture PLC
- October 23, 2017

The total value of its holdings increased 0.7%. About 1.37 million shares traded. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its position in shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN ) by 54.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
National Basketball Association injury update on Milos Teodosic, Chris Paul, and Rodney Hood National Basketball Association injury update on Milos Teodosic, Chris Paul, and Rodney Hood
- October 23, 2017

Teodosic was unable to put any weight on his foot after being helped up off of the Staples Center floor. With Teodosic likely to sit out for a few games, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is expected to use Patrick Beverley more at the point guard spot and insert Austin Rivers to the starting lineup. (more...)
John McCain Slams Wealthy Draft Dodgers In Apparent Swipe At Trump John McCain Slams Wealthy Draft Dodgers In Apparent Swipe At Trump
- October 23, 2017

This less-than-subtle criticism follows Trump's continuing controversy surrounding gold star families, and particularly how he allegedly told Sgt La David Johnson's widow that her husband 'knew what he signed up for, ' when he went to Niger, where he was killed. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Position Decreased by Central Trust Co Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Position Decreased by Central Trust Co
- October 23, 2017

Barrick Gold Corp. had 39 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating by TD Securities given on Friday, June 23. The U S Global Investors Inc holds 50,000 shares with $796,000 value, down from 100,000 last quarter. Cibc Asset Inc reported 114,887 shares. Laurion Management Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 187,420 shares. (more...)
Health benefits will be provided to volunteer firefighters with cancer Health benefits will be provided to volunteer firefighters with cancer
- October 23, 2017

By 2019, they'll also be eligible for benefits to support treatment for life-threatening cancers. The bill was spurred by studies that show firefighters are contracting cancer after years of fighting fires inside structures where material containing carcinogens is burning. (more...)
Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani welcome first child Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani welcome first child
- October 23, 2017

Esha's first baby shower, which was as per Sindhi tradition, was held in August. The couple tied the knot on June 29, 2012. Esha Deol was snapped as she flaunted her baby bump with style and grace. She told Mirror: "Over the last five years, Bharat and I have become as thick as thieves". "Esha and her bonding is divine", Bharat confirmed the news to the tabloid. (more...)
Girl who jumped from school building, dies at hospital Girl who jumped from school building, dies at hospital
- October 23, 2017

It is learnt that Gauri's sister who was in 8th standard was forced to sit amidst boys as a form of punishment for speaking in the class. She had a fight with some students studying in her sister's class during the interval. The investigation is on, a senior police officer said. Later, when she was mocked by her sister's classmates and other students over her protest, she reportedly got angry and jumped off the building. (more...)
Truck Driver Attacks Firefighter After Plowing Into Cars, Injuring 9: FDNY Truck Driver Attacks Firefighter After Plowing Into Cars, Injuring 9: FDNY
- October 23, 2017

A city firefighter suffered minor injuries Sunday as a man tried to steal a fire truck after a auto crash in Manhattan, according to the fire department. Police said the incident is not being investigated as terrorism, and they believe the unknown driver was high on drugs. The FDNY member also was taken to Bellevue for minor injuries, while the alleged perpetrator was apprehended by the FDNY and the NYPD, the FDNY said. (more...)
Rakesh Asthana appointed CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana appointed CBI Special Director
- October 23, 2017

He has been appointed Special Director. He is among eight IPS officers promoted yesterday by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The other IPS officers promoted were Gurbachan Singh and Arvind Kumar as Special Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB), Deepak Kumar Mishra and Sudeep Lakhtakia as Special DG in the Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) and Rajesh Ranjan and A P Maheshwari as Special DG in the Border Security Force ( BSF ). (more...)
Firefighters rescue person trapped in auto after Virginia Beach crash
- October 23, 2017

Police said the driver of the SUV, 61, from NY, suffered "an acute medical event, causing him to black out". The SUV crossed lanes and then headed for the Starboard Bar and Restaurant. The men, ages 53 and 58, have not been identified pending notification of next of kin. The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken to Beebe Healthcare. (more...)
USA judge orders government to allow abortion for undocumented teen USA judge orders government to allow abortion for undocumented teen
- October 23, 2017

On Friday, a D.C. appeals court panel declined to order the federal government to immediately allow an abortion for the teenager. The ACLU has not released her nationality to preserve her privacy. The case originated in Texas, where the teen is being held by federal immigration authorities, and was brought to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the American Civil Liberties Union . (more...)
Saaho First Look Is Prabhas' Birthday Treat For Fans Saaho First Look Is Prabhas' Birthday Treat For Fans
- October 23, 2017

Check it out here. Also, Prabhas became only the second Indian actor and the first South Indian actor to be wished by Wikipedia on his birthday. The actor is seen in the poster with his face half cover at the backdrop of a foggy and chilling winter scene. (more...)
Chhath Puja 2017: New Songs of Chhath Maiya Chhath Puja 2017: New Songs of Chhath Maiya
- October 23, 2017

The festival starts on the sixth day after Diwali. The district administration has made elaborate arrangements for Chhath Puja , which will be celebrated from October 24. Lord sun's wife Devi Usha is known as Chhath Maiya or Chhatri Maiya , worshipped during Chhath Puja . On the second day known as Kharna, womenfolk fast without water from sunrise till sunset. (more...)
Brit jailed for three months in Dubai for accidentally touching man's hip Brit jailed for three months in Dubai for accidentally touching man's hip
- October 23, 2017

Tabaza, the managing director of Neuman & Esser , has claimed that he has received death threats since the incident. Mr Harron's parents have made efforts to visit their son but have been warned that they could face arrest because they have criticised the government of the United Arab Emirates. (more...)
Allied forces take Syria's largest oil field from Islamic State Allied forces take Syria's largest oil field from Islamic State
- October 23, 2017

US-backed forces in Syria claim to have wrested control of the country's biggest oilfield from Islamic State in the latest blow to the shrinking caliphate. The SDF's gains come as Russia's Defense Ministry accused the US-led coalition of wiping the Syrian city of Raqqa "off the face of the earth" via carpet bombing in the same way the USA and Britain bombed Germany's Dresden in 1945. (more...)
Ruling party gains overwhelming victory in mayoral election in Georgia Ruling party gains overwhelming victory in mayoral election in Georgia
- October 23, 2017

A second round of mayoral elections would be needed in six municipalities across Georgia, says chairperson of the CEC, Tamar Zhvania, based on preliminary results on Sunday. The number of majority candidates was 4,727, and the number of candidates on the list of parties is 12,902. "It was a special operation against Georgian people, it was unprecedented pressure on voters", Zaal Udumashvili, a well-known former television anchor and the UNM candidate, who came third in the race, told a news ... (more...)
Argentina election gives president a legislative majority Argentina election gives president a legislative majority
- October 23, 2017

At the same time, President Mauricio Marci's senate lists are getting the most votes in five out of eight regions where senate election was held. A second-place finish would still give Kirchner one of three Senate seats at stake in Buenos Aires , and immunity from prosecution over corruption allegations she says are politically motivated. (more...)
Teens Rescued From Accused Sex Traffickers in Brooklyn Teens Rescued From Accused Sex Traffickers in Brooklyn
- October 23, 2017

Rocker was also charged with assault, Nebahate with criminal possession of a weapon, police said. According to the New York Post , the girls were driven down from Ulster County and into The Bronx by someone they trusted, a law-enforcement source said. (more...)
National Basketball Association roundup: Schroeder goes down as Hawks lose to Nets National Basketball Association roundup: Schroeder goes down as Hawks lose to Nets
- October 23, 2017

D'Angelo Russell answered a pair of Hawks scores with jumpers at the other end as Brooklyn salted the win away. The loss of Jeremy Lin hurts, but the Nets are lucky to have a player such as Russell at their disposal who can carry the load while he is gone. (more...)
Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack
- October 23, 2017

Reports said a witness allegedly tried to fight off the two dogs, but they did not stop the attack, 7NewsBoston reported. Authorities received a call about the attack at around 6pm and arrived on scene to discover the deceased child, the release states. (more...)
3 sons of slain terrorist still in Marawi 3 sons of slain terrorist still in Marawi
- October 23, 2017

He says troops continue to ask the gunmen to surrender although most are determined to die fighting. "We gave them all the chances to come out, and in fact, some of them did". In a statement, Lorenzana said the teams will be the ones to make assessment of damages brought by the five-month war and will estimate the cost of rehabilitation of the city. (more...)
John Kelly's mistake: He owes an apology to Rep. Frederica Wilson John Kelly's mistake: He owes an apology to Rep. Frederica Wilson
- October 23, 2017

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly painted an emotional narrative of the outreach made in the aftermath of a USA service member's death during Thursday's White House press briefing, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump found himself in the midst of a controversy over his alleged comments to the widow of a fallen soldier and claims about former presidents' attempts to reach out. (more...)
Driver involved in vehicle pursuit dies after Battlefords RCMP officer fires Driver involved in vehicle pursuit dies after Battlefords RCMP officer fires
- October 23, 2017

At 9:40 p.m., the driver of that vehicle, 22-year-old Brydon Bryce Whitstone, died en route to a hospital. A woman who was also inside the suspect vehicle was treated for minor injuries, and another officer was briefly treated in hospital. (more...)
Man arrested in Hong Kong for pushing woman onto train track Man arrested in Hong Kong for pushing woman onto train track
- October 23, 2017

The attack happens so quickly that the woman is unable to brace herself for the fall. After she waves to an acquaintance, the 56-year-old man - wearing a beige cap, green shirt and brown pants - walks towards Leung and suddenly pushes her onto the track with his right hand. (more...)
Two rich Italian regions vote for more autonomy - prelim results Two rich Italian regions vote for more autonomy - prelim results
- October 23, 2017

The two regions, governed by the right-wing Northern League, are asking almost 15 million people, out of 60 million Italians, for greater autonomy, not independence as Spain's northeast region of Catalonia did October 1. By noon, turnout was at 21 percent in Veneto - where a total of 50 percent is required for the referendum to be considered valid. Turnout was projected at around 58 percent in Veneto, where support for autonomy is stronger, and just over 40 percent in Lombardy. (more...)
US Women's Soccer Team Routs South Korea In Second Of Two Friendlies US Women's Soccer Team Routs South Korea In Second Of Two Friendlies
- October 23, 2017

Pugh was injured in the USA team's 3-1 victory over South Korea in the first match of the two-game exhibition series on Thursday night in New Orleans. Williams tapped home a cross from Megan Rapinoe for the fifth, and Long stretched the scoring to a half dozen for the ruthless Americans, while Ashlyn Harris preserved the clean sheet in goal. (more...)
Gophers Grind Out 24-17 Win Over Illini Gophers Grind Out 24-17 Win Over Illini
- October 23, 2017

Fleck said McCrary has earned more playing time. IL coach Lovie Smith said during the week that he expected Minnesota to run the ball early and often, and run they did. It allowed the Fighting Illini to stay close throughout the game, despite Minnesota dominating on the ground. The Illini could not recover the ensuing onside kick, however, and Minnesota was able to run out the clock on the game. (more...)
Body found during search for 3-year-old Sherin Mathews Body found during search for 3-year-old Sherin Mathews
- October 23, 2017

Police said Mathews told detectives he directed the girl to stand by a tree near the family's house because she would not drink her milk. After looking around for her, he said he then went inside to do laundry and chose to wait until morning to continue searching or for her to return on her own, police Sergeant Kevin Perlich said. (more...)
Gunman takes staff hostage at Nuneaton bowling alley Gunman takes staff hostage at Nuneaton bowling alley
- October 23, 2017

Bangs and flashes have been reported at the scene, with Sky's Joe Tidy saying around 15 armed officers have been seen running towards the bowling alley. Liam Roberts said: "There was a man holding a gun above his head with a grey beard". Everyone was screaming and shouting, just trying to get out. Chris Turner told ITV News: "The guy literally ran up to the door with a shotgun in his hand, opened the door, told me to "get the f-ing hell out of there" and then he threatened everyone else ... (more...)
Bowe Bergdahl: The US treated me worse than the Taliban Bowe Bergdahl: The US treated me worse than the Taliban
- October 23, 2017

It adds that there are no required outcomes or sentences in any case. "President Trump stands at the pinnacle of an unbroken chain of command that includes key participants in the remaining critical steps of the case", the defense wrote. The misbehavior charge, which carries the maximum sentence of life, is a rare accusation, used when troops flee, surrender or endanger fellow service members through disobedience. (more...)

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