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Russian Radio Station Says Intruder Stabs Presenter In Neck Russian Radio Station Says Intruder Stabs Presenter In Neck
- October 23, 2017

Ms Felderhauer is deputy editor in chief of the leading liberal media outlet. The victim, Tatyana Felgengauer, has been hospitalised but her life is not in danger, the station added. The spokesman for the Russian Prosecutor General's Office described the attack as "outrageous" and said prosecutors are committed to investigating the case closely. (more...)
Govt appoints Interlocutor for peace in J&K Govt appoints Interlocutor for peace in J&K
- October 23, 2017

While addressing the media, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sensitive towards all the issues relating to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2010, the Manmohan Singh government too had appointed a group of three interlocutors led by eminent journalist Dilip Padgaonkar who had given their final report in two years. (more...)
Congress Releases List of Star Campaigners in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections Congress Releases List of Star Campaigners in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections
- October 23, 2017

Besides this, the list also includes the names of senior Congress leaders like Ambika Soni, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh , Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Sheila Dikshit. (more...)
Man Hit By His Own Car In Road Rage Incident Man Hit By His Own Car In Road Rage Incident
- October 23, 2017

When the auto behind him toots the horn, the man can be seen angrily getting out of his vehicle. 7 in Malabar , was shared to Dash Cam Owners Australia Facebook on Monday morning. The man who took the footage from the vehicle which was hit, says he beeped at the man as his auto was parked in the middle of the road on a blind corner. (more...)
Lobbyist Tony Podesta Now Part of Robert Mueller's Investigation Lobbyist Tony Podesta Now Part of Robert Mueller's Investigation
- October 23, 2017

The Podesta Group describes itself as a "top-ranked, bipartisan team of global public affairs specialists". Several sources tell NBC News that Special Counsel Robert Mueller began the federal investigation into Podesta and his firm in relation to Mueller's inquiry into the finances of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. (more...)
Sgt. La David Johnson widow 'angry' about Trump's call Sgt. La David Johnson widow 'angry' about Trump's call
- October 23, 2017

The widow of a USA soldier who died in Niger this month under circumstances that remain unclear says she still has questions about his death, and that the call that President Donald Trump made to her afterward was hurtful because he didn't remember his name. (more...)
Pakistani Minister Ishaq Dar Appears before Accountability Court in Panama Scandal Pakistani Minister Ishaq Dar Appears before Accountability Court in Panama Scandal
- October 23, 2017

Abdul Rehman Gondal, the branch manager of a private bank's parliament branch, provided details to the court of different bank accounts held by Dar in the country. The minister is accused of possessing assets beyond his declared sources of income in the reference filed against him by NAB on the directions of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case judgment. (more...)
Rainy Monday starts week with cooler temperatures Rainy Monday starts week with cooler temperatures
- October 23, 2017

According to the latest run of the GFS, for Halloween Day, we are going to be in between systems and for now it looks dry and comfortable. It will be a bit on the breezy side. As this moves to the northeast, our winds will become a little more southerly, which will allow for the humidity and rain chances to increase. Low: 51. (more...)
Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday
- October 23, 2017

He made a veiled independence threat, telling politicians to counter Spain's planned takeover. The group says Thursday's strike is to urge Catalan authorities to proclaim the Catalan Republic and defend the territory*s institutions. Rajoy's party has an absolute majority in the chamber, thus guaranteeing approval. Mr Rajoy's government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take control of Catalonia. (more...)
McConnell says Trump needs to provide clarity on health care McConnell says Trump needs to provide clarity on health care
- October 23, 2017

But the two showed a united front last week. President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell met October 16 and tried to erase reporting that they were not on the same page with the GOP legislative agenda and priorities. "And I am not going to blame myself, they are not getting the job done". Mulvaney said: "I think there's actually a pretty good chance to get a deal". (more...)
Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal Malaysia Asks Interpol to Trace Financier Linked to 1MDB Scandal
- October 23, 2017

He was responding to a query on whether authorities would ask Interpol to help determine Low's location and seek their cooperation in arresting and repatriating him to assist in investigations in Malaysia. A Singaporean court filing alleges that some $US1 billion that was to be invested by 1MDB as part of a joint venture with PetroSaudi International Ltd, was instead diverted to a bank account that was beneficially owned Low. (more...)
Japanese Defense Minister Sounds Alarm on North Korea Japanese Defense Minister Sounds Alarm on North Korea
- October 23, 2017

Southeast Asian defence ministers on Monday expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and urged the reclusive country to meet its worldwide obligations and resume communications. They also vowed to work together to combat terrorism as they condemned the attack by the Maute militant group in the southern Philippine city of Marawi. (more...)
Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author
- October 23, 2017

He is a professor of contemporary Islamic studies at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. She said she had been a great admirer of Professor Ramadan's when she met him at the Union of Islamic Organisations in Paris in 2012 and agreed to meet him in his hotel. (more...)
Did Russians have a hand in S/Africa's latest cabinet reshuffle? Did Russians have a hand in S/Africa's latest cabinet reshuffle?
- October 23, 2017

The Sunday Times reports that on Monday, President Zuma met with a "high-level Russian team" acting on President Putin's orders, just before he told the ANC top six about his decision to carry out another cabinet reshuffle. It's suggested that Zuma had wanted to appoint Faith Muthambi for the post but the Russians convinced Zuma to consider Mahlobo instead. "These are members of the Military, the police and intelligence", the paper quotes an inside government source as saying. (more...)
Theresa May 'begged Jean-Claude Juncker to help her fight off plots' Theresa May 'begged Jean-Claude Juncker to help her fight off plots'
- October 23, 2017

May's former chief of staff, Nick Timothy, has blamed Martin Selmayr, Juncker's chief of staff, for the leak. Jean-Claude Juncker claimed Theresa May "begged" him for help during a private Brexit dinner in which she appeared "tormented" with "rings under her eyes", according to reports in the German press. (more...)
New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet
- October 23, 2017

Ardern, the 37-year-old Labour Party leader who will be the youngest female head of government in the world, said she would seek to implement a law targeting zero carbon emissions by 2050 and create a climate change commission. "The measures for us have to change", she said. "We need to make sure we are looking at people's ability to actually have a meaningful life, an enjoyable life, where their work is enough to survive and support their families", she said. (more...)
Killing British jihadists 'is only option', says Rory Stewart Killing British jihadists 'is only option', says Rory Stewart
- October 23, 2017

Mr Stewart was backing the U.S. envoy to the coalition fighting ISIS, Brett McGurk. They can expect to be killed because of the " serious danger " they pose to the UK's security, he said. His remarks come just days after the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, Max Hill QC, said "brainwashed" young people who travelled to Syria "with a sense of naivety" should be spared prosecution and allowed to return. (more...)
U.S. said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea U.S. said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea
- October 23, 2017

Weisgerber. The US Air Force is renovating Cold War-era launch pads as it prepares to put its strategic bombers on constant 24-hour alert to engage in potential nuclear conflict for the first time since the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. (more...)
Mother, 2 adult children charged in store robberies Mother, 2 adult children charged in store robberies
- October 23, 2017

Saturday. According to the Suffolk County Police, Rick pulled out a knife around 9.45pm when staff tried to offer him a free donut and demanded the money from the cashier. "Beautiful relationship", Borgese said. Mascia then emptied the register and fled toward his mother, who was waiting for him in a getaway auto parked outside, but police were already closing in on them by that point. (more...)
Australia tightens security checks on airport staff Australia tightens security checks on airport staff
- October 23, 2017

The overhaul comes months after police foiled an alleged plot to smuggle an explosive device hidden in a meat grinder onto a passenger plane leaving Sydney. It comes as the Transport Workers Union lobbied alongside pilots and terrorism experts for extra security screenings of employees, including sub-contractors and casuals. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power
- October 23, 2017

Moon said his government will come up with follow-up measures to abide by the recommendation and bolster safety at nuclear power plants. However, the president later ordered the establishment of the independent state commission, which would seek public opinion on the project. (more...)
Australian Prime Minister Mourns Teacher Gabrielle Maina, Who Was Killed in Nairobi Australian Prime Minister Mourns Teacher Gabrielle Maina, Who Was Killed in Nairobi
- October 23, 2017

The lawyer said Ms Maina had been trying to secure custody of the couple's two sons as the relationship was breaking down. "The shooting happened when she was kneeling and someone was standing", he added. According to Ms Maina's staff biography, she relocated to Kenya in September 2015 with the hope her children could grow up with their extended family. (more...)
Borges: oposición no se humillará ante Constituyente Borges: oposición no se humillará ante Constituyente
- October 23, 2017

La decisión será tomada por los cinco gobernadores de la alianza opositora Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) -cuatro de ellos pertenecientes al partido Acción Democrática (AD)- tras escuchar ayer la opinión de diversos representantes de la sociedad civil de sus respectivos estados. (more...)
Élysée puddle: Macron's dog Nemo filmed urinating in president's office
- October 23, 2017

Nemo , the two-year-old presidential pet , was likely getting impatient as his master's meeting went on and on and couldn't wait to get out into the garden. Regularly photographed with their smiling owners for magazine spreads, French presidential dogs aren't always at ease with the lifestyle at the Élysée Palace . (more...)
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
- 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...)

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