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Telgi, stamp paper scam kingpin, critical Telgi, stamp paper scam kingpin, critical
- October 24, 2017

A diabetic with hypertension, jail authorities admitted Telgi to the hospital four days ago after he complained of uneasiness and difficulty in breathing. In 2002-03, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) busted his racket after tapping a number of phones. A fine of Rs 202 crore was also imposed on him after his conviction. (more...)
Centre's interlocutor for Naga talks to hold meeting with rebel groups Monday Centre's interlocutor for Naga talks to hold meeting with rebel groups Monday
- October 24, 2017

The reason for this meeting is regarding the contents of the Naga Peace Accord between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM, according to which it has been rumored that the content includes re-transfer of Naga lands in Assam to the present state of Nagaland. (more...)
Canada given Sir John Franklin's doomed ships Erebus and Terror Canada given Sir John Franklin's doomed ships Erebus and Terror
- October 24, 2017

To mark the event the United Kingdom government suggested an update of the 1997 agreement, transfering ownership of the wrecks to Parks Canada , while retaining a small sample of the artefacts on board. "Inuit lived in the Arctic long before the Franklin ships ever came there". Historians believe the ships got trapped in thick ice in 1846, and Franklin and some other crew members died in the ensuing months. (more...)
Wizards open road swing with win over Nuggets Wizards open road swing with win over Nuggets
- October 24, 2017

Nuggets coach Michael Malone said of stopping Wall. DENVER (AP) - Scott Brooks took what basically amounted to a late-game charge. Denver (1-2) kicks off a four-game road trip in Charlotte on Wednesday. The Denver Nuggets now have their first win of the season and fans can only hope that they can continue to win more games. As part of their two-way contracts, Morris and Craig are permitted to spend 45 days with the Nuggets this season. (more...)
Virginia school football team forfeiting season after video shows 'disturbing' acts Virginia school football team forfeiting season after video shows 'disturbing' acts
- October 24, 2017

The school division will also develop action steps for preventing such incidents in our schools. The incident, which occurred in Short Pump Middle School in Gleb Allen, West Virginia, on October 13, outraged parents and advocate groups have called for a federal investigation, local news station, KSLA reported. (more...)
Pair revisit Kim Jong Nam murder site Pair revisit Kim Jong Nam murder site
- October 24, 2017

Both Siti and Doan appeared unwell, and wheelchairs were brought in for them. Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, a Vietnamese, are charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX, a chemical nerve agent, at Kuala Lumpur's budget global terminal on February 13. (more...)
Nike, Inc. (NKE) Holdings Lifted by Aviva PLC
- October 24, 2017

The stock rose 0.26% or $0.11 reaching $40.21. About 188,953 shares traded. It is down 29.07% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Gvo Asset Management Ltd decreased Nike Inc (NKE ) stake by 30.79% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 24,135,396 shares of the footwear maker's stock valued at $1,423,988,000 after purchasing an additional 2,274,869 shares during the period. (more...)
Carter defends Trump, offers to go to N Korea Carter defends Trump, offers to go to N Korea
- October 24, 2017

So, is it time for another Carter mission that could help the U. S. President tame his most stubborn enemy? In an interview , Carter said that he had spoken to Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. Carter did not provide any examples of what Trump had done to aggravate racial division and Dowd did not follow-up any further. On the issue of NFL players taking a knee instead of standing for the national anthem, Carter agreed with Trump that players should stand for the anthem. (more...)
Police failing to protect victims of slavery, report finds Police failing to protect victims of slavery, report finds
- October 24, 2017

These shortcomings are failing victims, who are often left to suffer at the hands of the perpetrators, the report warned. Many victims of slavery receive an entirely inadequate service from the police, with "victims being let down at every stage", according to the watchdog, which assessed the police's response to Britain's landmark anti-slavery law, passed in 2015. (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah eats fish, enters Dharmasthala temple; Is it controversial?
- October 24, 2017

When asked, Siddaramaiah too clarifies that there is nothing wrong in entering a temple after eating fish or non-vegetarian food. Devotees visiting the deity in Dharmasthala go there without consuming non-vegetarian food. No God has ordained that one should wear a specific outfit while visiting temples. "Even Bedara Kannappa had offered meat to Lord Shiva", he said. Though some people have tried to make it into a controversy, the temple authorities themselves have said that choice o food is ... (more...)
Officials Identify Bodies of Southland Hikers Missing Since July
- October 24, 2017

An official from the San Bernardino County Sherriff's Department spoke with the Desert Sun , telling them that Orbeso and Nguyen were out of water and were rationing food. "We hold no grudges against Joseph or the Orbeso family", Nguyen's family said in a statement . They had been reported missing July 28 by the owner of a nearby bed-and-breakfast, who told authorities that the pair had probably gone hiking but never returned to check out. (more...)
Fight to overhaul Northern Ireland's abortion laws goes to Supreme Court
- October 24, 2017

Women in Northern Ireland are being offered government grants to cover the cost of travelling to England for abortions. By the end of this year Northern Irish women will be able to use a central telephone booking system to arrange an appointment with a healthcare professional in England. (more...)
ASIRT releases details in 2 Alberta men's fatal shootings by RCMP ASIRT releases details in 2 Alberta men's fatal shootings by RCMP
- October 24, 2017

Three officers arrived to find a vehicle that had been reported stolen, and one was sitting in the driver's seat. That vehicle hit an unoccupied RCMP vehicle that was parked behind it - the force caused the cruiser to go into the ditch and roll. (more...)
Communist Party names Xi in constitution, elevates status Communist Party names Xi in constitution, elevates status
- October 24, 2017

President Xi Jinping, 64, and Li Keqiang, 62, would continue to head the government. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its closing session Tuesday morning, at which a new CPC Central Committee and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) will be elected. (more...)
Bilkis Bano case: SC raps Gujarat over action against erring cops, doctors Bilkis Bano case: SC raps Gujarat over action against erring cops, doctors
- October 24, 2017

The Bombay high court had on May 4, 2017 upheld life sentences to 11 men for raping Bano and convicted seven people for tampering evidence. Policemen and doctors found guilty in the case can not remain in service, the top court said, asking Gujarat to get back within four weeks on the action taken against them. (more...)
Girl jumps out of Mumbai local to escape molester Girl jumps out of Mumbai local to escape molester
- October 24, 2017

The accused had occupied the coach reserved for disabled at the time of the incident. Mumbai: In a odd incident, a teen here on Sunday jumped out of a moving local train after a man entered the ladies compartment and refused to leave. Taking serious cognisance of the incident, multiple police teams were formed for the investigation, he said. Police are now examining the CCTV footage of both CSMT and Masjid stations to identify the man. (more...)
Wild winger Zach Parise facing back surgery Wild winger Zach Parise facing back surgery
- October 24, 2017

The veteran winger has practiced sporadically and was not on the ice Monday. Russo reports that the surgery could happen as early as Tuesday. Parise dealt with the injury last season, but was able to play through it for most of the year. Mikael Granlund should also make his return to the Wild lineup tomorrow. Kloos, the former Gopher, appears to be ready to make his National Hockey League debut tomorrow when the Wild return to the Xcel Energy Center to host Vancouver. (more...)
Florida Black Caucus demands apology for US Rep. Frederica Wilson
- October 24, 2017

If you'd like a chance to win a copy of my book How to Detect Lies, Fraud and Identity Theft, send me a quick (but complete) analysis of Trump's body language in this video . La David Johnson, one of four USA soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger earlier this month. "General Kelly's comments are reprehensible", the CBC said in a statement. (more...)
Man bites off portion of deputy's finger during Aloha disturbance Man bites off portion of deputy's finger during Aloha disturbance
- October 24, 2017

According to deputies, the suspect, identified as Eric Rodriguez-Reyes, attacked two deputies, biting off part of the index finger of one of them. The pregnant girlfriend only had minor injuries, the sheriff's office said. "People are very volatile and emotional about their relationships, so deputies take a a lot of care and a lot of training for how they respond to these cases". (more...)
Singapore to stop increasing number of cars in February Singapore to stop increasing number of cars in February
- October 24, 2017

In view of land constraints and competing needs, there is "limited scope for further expansion of the road network" , the LTA said in making the announcement on Monday (Oct 23). That's 8,635 COEs on average per month, which continues the downtrend that started last quarter. Singapore has an extensive public transport system. (more...)
Rex Tillerson: Iranian militias in Iraq 'need to go home' Rex Tillerson: Iranian militias in Iraq 'need to go home'
- October 24, 2017

After meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq , Tillerson called for unity in the country, long troubled by sectarian and tribal divisions. Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish units in the northern province of Kirkuk last week, in an operation that saw them retake swathes of disputed territory from the Kurds . (more...)
Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in auto; teens charged Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in auto; teens charged
- October 24, 2017

Kenneth White , 32, was in the passenger seat of a van just minutes away from his home Wednesday when a rock smashed through the windshield and struck him on Interstate 75 in Genesee County, according to ABC Detroit affiliate WXYZ . In coming to the decision on second-degree murder charges, Leyton said MI law doesn't call for first-degree murder charges in this case. White suffered fractures to his skull and face. (more...)
Maryland joins almost half of American states with anti-BDS laws Maryland joins almost half of American states with anti-BDS laws
- October 24, 2017

Maryland is home to more than 30 Israeli businesses. Del. Benjamin Kramer (D-Montgomery), who sponsored the failed bill , called the governor's order "an important first step to make it clear that Maryland's public policy is not to utilize taxpayer dollars for a bigoted boycott targeting the only nation on this planet with a majority Jewish population". (more...)
Shooting near California post office leaves two dead, suspect in custody Shooting near California post office leaves two dead, suspect in custody
- October 24, 2017

A Nixle message instructing people to shelter in place said a shooting had occurred in the area of the post office. Sources were reporting that the suspect could have more than one weapon. The sheriff confirmed a suspect was in custody Monday, according to the station. CBS SF will provide additional details as authorities make them available. (more...)
Krensavage Asset Management LLC Upped Its United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR) Stake
- October 24, 2017

United Therapeutics Corp Del now has $5.24B valuation. In related news, CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 1,260 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 6th. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in New Home Company Inc (NYSE:NWHM). Over the past 50 days, United Therapeutics Corporation stock's -10.97% off of the high and 5.84% removed from the low. (more...)
Astros head to World Series after beating Yankees Astros head to World Series after beating Yankees
- October 24, 2017

The Astros have only played in one World Series previously, losing to the Chicago White Sox in 2005. What are the biggest weaknesses, respectively, for the Astros and Dodgers heading into the games? Houston led baseball in scoring during the regular season and the Astros are finally hitting like it. (more...)
Tanzania Urged to Release Lawyers in Same-Sex Crackdown Tanzania Urged to Release Lawyers in Same-Sex Crackdown
- October 24, 2017

The chances of two South African lawyers arrested last week Tuesday in Tanzania being released any time soon are minimal‚ as the East African country has yet to charge them. On Wednesday, the regional commissioner of police issued a press statement, referring to the "arrests", and stated that 12 people were "promoting" homosexuality. (more...)
North Korea threat 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells US, South Korea North Korea threat 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells US, South Korea
- October 24, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis , Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo issued the statement on October 23 on the margins of the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministerial Meeting Plus. (more...)
Caitlan Coleman said memories of York County helped her endure Taliban captivity
- October 24, 2017

Caitlan Boyle wrote in an email, the York Daily Record reported. While her husband, Joshua Boyle, has spoken out on the assault he said his wife suffered in captivity, Caitlan said she isn't ready to speak about them, adding that she just wants to spend time with her husband and children. (more...)
Blow to Jagan's 'padayatra' plan as CBI court strikes down plea Blow to Jagan's 'padayatra' plan as CBI court strikes down plea
- October 24, 2017

Although the inquiry on Jagan's petition was completed last Friday, the court has given its verdict today (Monday - October 23,2017). In September, a single judge of the Hyderabad High Court had dismissed Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy's plea by observing that the petitioner had suddenly "invented the cause of padayatra". (more...)

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