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Karnataka bans riding pillion on 2 wheelers below 100 cc capacity Karnataka bans riding pillion on 2 wheelers below 100 cc capacity
- October 23, 2017

The manufacturer will not be allowed to put a pillion on the vehicle and the buyer too can not make after-market alterations to these vehicles. The transport department also banned registration of such vehicles. "We'll amend the Karnataka Motor Vehicles Rules after consulting experts and also the rules followed by other states". The rule says, "No pillion seat shall be attached to a motorcycle with less than 100cc engine". (more...)
Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa's Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa's Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets
- October 23, 2017

Speculation had been circling for months about whether the account was being run by Comey, and even before his online identity was confirmed , Twitter users had already raised the possibility that the director, who was sacked by President Donald Trump in May, might be running for president. (more...)
Sessions in Philadelphia: MS-13 street gang a 'priority' for law enforcement Sessions in Philadelphia: MS-13 street gang a 'priority' for law enforcement
- October 23, 2017

Sessions is set to speak during a morning meeting at the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Center City Philadelphia. Sessions announced that he authorizes them to utilize every "lawful tool to investigate MS-13". MS-13 has its roots in Central American-based gangs that Sessions says are part of a growing threat of global criminal organizations which must be stopped. (more...)
Will release of JFK papers tell us anything new?
- October 23, 2017

In 1992, The Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act was passed as a reaction to Oliver Stone's film "JFK", with the goal of putting conspiracy theories to rest. Sabato and other JFK scholars believe the trove of files may, however, provide insight into assassin Lee Harvey Oswald's trip to Mexico City weeks before the killing, during which he visited the Soviet and Cuban embassies. (more...)
Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website
- October 23, 2017

A spokesperson for the University of Cambridge told Metro.co.uk: 'We have had a huge response to Professor Hawking's decision to make his PhD thesis publicly available to download, with nearly 60,000 downloads in less than 24 hours. Faculty at the university said the document has been in high demand over the years. All Cambridge graduates from now on will be made to submit digital copies of their theses along with physical ones, and the institution is also encouraging them to make them public. (more...)
Businesses warn: Jobs hanging on Brexit transition Businesses warn: Jobs hanging on Brexit transition
- October 23, 2017

The Government must secure a Brexit transition "as close as possible [to] the status quo" ahead of "serious decisions" in the coming months to relocate jobs out of the United Kingdom, the five leading business lobbying groups have warned David Davis. (more...)
Man killed, woman in serious condition following South Surrey double shooting
- October 23, 2017

Monday for calls of shots fired in the area. Officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was a woman, who appeared to have been able to drive away from the location of the shooting onto Highway 99. Police say there may be road closures and traffic disruption during this time. One area resident heard shots fired and a auto speeding off around that time. (more...)
Korea Investment CORP Grows Stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- October 23, 2017

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Michael Messner increased its stake in Total S A (TOT) by 14.26% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cypress Capital Group has 0.87% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). Bristol-Myers Squibb presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $63.79. (more...)
Tillerson Pays Surprise Visit To Afghanistan Tillerson Pays Surprise Visit To Afghanistan
- October 23, 2017

During an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reminded the Taliban the United States is ready to negotiate, going so far as to say the militant group could join the Afghan government if they renounced its extremism and violence. (more...)
Woman charged with murder after toddler falls from sixth-floor window Woman charged with murder after toddler falls from sixth-floor window
- October 23, 2017

It quickly became clear the 18-month-old boy had died, said West Yorkshire Police. "People may have thought them insignificant but, for us, they may be significant". 'It was blowing a gale and there was a lot of rain so I kept mine closed, ' he said. 'It is no exaggeration to say those who witnessed this incident will have been deeply traumatised by what they saw'. (more...)
Congress Rebel MLAs to Fight Gujarat Polls on BJP Ticket
- October 23, 2017

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters here that Thakore was a member of the NSUI, the Congress's student wing, and had contested a panchayat poll on a party ticket earlier. Prasad asked why Narendra Patel had shown just Rs 10 lakh when Rs 1 crore was given. The BJP will use this poll plank in Kartanaka also where elections are schduled early next year. (more...)
EPA cancels scientists' presentation on climate change at RI conference
- October 23, 2017

The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is one of 28 such programmes funded by the EPA, according to the EPA's website. Tom Borden, the program director for the confab, told the Times he received a call on Friday from Wayne Munns, director of the Atlantic ecology division of the E.P.A.'s Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, who said the scientists would not be allowed to speak. (more...)
Driver killed after slamming into tree in Lancaster County Driver killed after slamming into tree in Lancaster County
- October 23, 2017

The report says Cintron-Vazquez over corrected, left the roadway to the right and went into a north ditch. Officials said both victims are from Greensboro and believe the vehicle skidded off the road and hit a tree. The vehicle ran a red light at the bottom of the exit ramp and collided with Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a 39-year-old woman who was northbound on 57th Street. (more...)
Ireland without Garry Ringrose for autumn Tests because of shoulder injury
- October 23, 2017

Joe Schmidt's side will conclude 2017 with home games against South Africa, Fiji and Argentina, but Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed the 22-year-old will not be fit in time for the worldwide fixtures. Schmidt already has midfield concerns with Jared Payne still yet to feature for Ulster this season. Schmidt could look to pair Ulster duo Luke Marshall and Stuart McCloskey in the centre or opt for the likes of Munster's Rory Scannell and Bundee Aki of Connacht. (more...)
School crash injures 5, closes U.S. 29 in Howard County School crash injures 5, closes U.S. 29 in Howard County
- October 23, 2017

As a result, police say the bus flipped onto its side and a auto driving on Route 29 hit the bus. The bus the flipped on its side and was struck by a auto, police said. Original post at 7:30 a.m. Everyone was able to get off the bus after the crash, Howard County Fire said. And it was not clear how long the road would be closed. (more...)
CRH shares up on Ash Grove acquisition news CRH shares up on Ash Grove acquisition news
- October 23, 2017

However the failure of the third-party bidder to post a definitive offer means that CRH will acquire Ash Grove Cement for the original price of $3.5bn. Ash Grove - the fifth largest cement manufacturer in the US - operates eight cement plants across eight states, combined with extensive ready mixed concrete, aggregates and associated logistics assets across the US Midwest. (more...)
Tillerson, Ghani arrive in New Delhi tomorrow Tillerson, Ghani arrive in New Delhi tomorrow
- October 23, 2017

However, he later clarified that he never said Pakistan could allow foreign boots on ground. Pak-US relations, stability in Afghanistan and regional security issues will be discussed during the meetings. The third round of talks was held in Islamabad when an interagency U.S. delegation visited the Pakistani capital with details of the new U.S. strategy for South Asia announced by President Donald Trump on Aug 21. (more...)
All Points East festival announced for London, replacing Field Day and Lovebox All Points East festival announced for London, replacing Field Day and Lovebox
- October 23, 2017

As well as a three-day music festival, there will also be a four-day midweek celebration of comedy, cinema, food and much more. The xx will take to the stage on May 26 as the festival weekend's first headliners, joined by Jamie xx collaborator Popcaan and electro-pop artist Lykke Li, with many more acts to be announced in due course. (more...)
Baird Reiterates Hold Rating for Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)
- October 23, 2017

Northstar Group Inc increased its stake in Ecolab Inc ( ECL ) by 126.77% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Independent Franchise Partners Llp owns 8.64 million shares or 4.83% of their USA portfolio. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ecolab from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of Ecolab from $135.00 to $145.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report ... (more...)
Trump defends call to widow of soldier killed in Niger Trump defends call to widow of soldier killed in Niger
- October 23, 2017

Johnson said she was distraught over Trump's alleged oversights during the call, which came as the Johnson family and Rep. Frederica Wilson , D-Florida, who is a friend of the family, rode in a limo to receive Johnson's body from Dover Air Force Base. (more...)
Former President Carter willing to negotiate in North Korea Former President Carter willing to negotiate in North Korea
- October 23, 2017

In addition, Carter also doesn't share the criticism that Trump's current "America First" strategy is out of step with the larger world, spoiling global relations. Vice President Mike Pence left an Indianapolis Colts game on October 8 after some San Francisco 49ers players didn't stand, leading to criticism that it was a planned White House stunt. (more...)
Chennai: GST Intel Agency raids Tamil actor Vishal's production house Chennai: GST Intel Agency raids Tamil actor Vishal's production house
- October 23, 2017

This comes immediately after the actor criticised Tamil Nadu BJP leader H Raja for watching parts of Vijay's movie " Mersal " online. The GST officials told Outlook India that the raids were being carried based on intelligence. "News circulating about our officials entering the office is wrong", it said. Vishal Film Factory, set up in 2013, has produced six films including "Kathakali", "Naan Sigappu Manithan" and "Aambala". (more...)
Court awards N2 million to suspected Kidnapper Evans' Brother-in-Law Court awards N2 million to suspected Kidnapper Evans' Brother-in-Law
- October 23, 2017

Mr. Abunike argued that Mr. Obiechina was arrested and detained exclusively because of his relationship with Evans , adding that the police officers had been bragging that no court would order the release of Mr. Evans will be arraigned for kidnapping Sylvanus Ahanonu in Lagos State and the attempted kidnap of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the owner of Young Shall Grow Motors, in Festac. (more...)
Al Ahly want more fans at CAF Champions League final Al Ahly want more fans at CAF Champions League final
- October 23, 2017

Going into the game, the Egyptian side had lost 2-1 in Tunis but won the return match 6-2 in a commanding performance to become first side to score six in a single game in the competition semis. Ahly were able to see out the game comfortably after that, but Etoile did grab a second in injury-time when Msakni beat home goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy at his near post from range. (more...)
Vehicle thief who went under knife to change identity held Vehicle thief who went under knife to change identity held
- October 23, 2017

The 35-yr-old was involved in more than 62 cases of auto-lifting in different areas in Delhi and neighbouring states. They have recovered 12 vehicles after the arrest. A trap was laid after which the criminal was arrested. "The driver stopped the auto 50 metres away from the barricades and he started running". But the law finally caught up with him. (more...)
Aamir Khan wishes 'Superstar' Zaira Wasim on her birthday Aamir Khan wishes 'Superstar' Zaira Wasim on her birthday
- October 23, 2017

The film doubled its Friday, taking the total collection to 32.50 crores. Secret Superstar is widely appreciated for its unique and heart touching content. The latest Bollywood musical drama film " Secret Superstar " is collection good bucks for the makers. Though Chandan auditioned Zaira for the character of Insiya, according to him, getting the right person for the mother's role was equally important since the story revolves around the ups and downs of a mother-daughter relationship. (more...)
Bruce Rauner running for reelection Bruce Rauner running for reelection
- October 23, 2017

He closes by saying "we have a choice". "We can throw in the towel, walk away and leave our future to the same corrupt, career politicians, or we can fight", Rauner says in the video. J.B. Pritzker, one of the world's richest people, is among several Democrats trying to defeat multimillionaire Rauner. Rauner's formal announcement also comes as lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday to consider his vetoes of legislation they passed earlier this year. (more...)
Young child found dead on Galveston beach Young child found dead on Galveston beach
- October 23, 2017

The boy was found by a passerby on the sand just west of Stewart Beach around 5:30 p.m. Friday. "Somebody somewhere here has seen this child", said GPD Captain Josh Schirard. Investigators have been talking to the Center for Missing and Exploited Children but even they have no reports of a child gone missing that matches this description. (more...)
Utah mom jailed in Cherokee County, charged with murder of infant son Utah mom jailed in Cherokee County, charged with murder of infant son
- October 23, 2017

Sullivan's now being held at a jail in Georgia pending extradition back to Utah. Kitzmiller and Sullivan are both charged with murder and three counts of child abuse. She said she pinched the boy on the cheek to get him to respond. That night Sullivan heard the baby gasping for air. But at some point time after the boy's mother Maria Elena Sullivan came home, he stopped breathing. (more...)
Families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test Families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test
- October 23, 2017

It may be recalled that in July this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had firmly said in a statement in parliament that she would not declare the 39 Indians dead without concrete proof or evidence. Earlier this year, Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari, while visiting New Delhi had informed that his government has no substantial evidence on the missing Indians and they might have been taken away to Syria. (more...)

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