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Armed police sent to Blantyre crossbow siege Armed police sent to Blantyre crossbow siege
- October 24, 2017

Police officers scrambled to the scene in Lanarkshire around 11am this morning. There was no suggestion she was being held against her will, she added. Local schools which had been placed on lockdown will operate as normal for the rest of the day after the man's detainment. Riot police have been called to Morris Crescent in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire. (more...)
North Korea, Malaysia to play Asian Cup ties in Thailand North Korea, Malaysia to play Asian Cup ties in Thailand
- October 24, 2017

The match was initially scheduled for March 28 in Pyongyang but was later postponed to June 8, following strained diplomatic relationships between North Korea and Malaysia, after the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un, at klia2 on Feb 13. (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Raises WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Price Target to $13.00
- October 24, 2017

The company now has a Return on Equity of -7.1% and a Return on Investment of -7%. The stock decreased 2.45% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $10.36. The Illinois-based Guggenheim has invested 0% in WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX). Qs Investors Ltd Llc has 32,458 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 127,259 were accumulated by Royal Bank Of Canada. (more...)
Maine Lawmakers Pass Marijuana Bill, But Veto Looms Maine Lawmakers Pass Marijuana Bill, But Veto Looms
- October 24, 2017

Gov. LePage has also threatened to veto the implementation bill. That's well short of the number needed for a two-thirds majority to overcome a veto from the Governor, which Rep. For marijuana businesses to start under the committee's bill, cities and towns would have to act to allow them. Sen. Roger Katz of Augusta who co-chairs the marijuana implementation committee, supported the bill. (more...)
Crime stats revealed, the picture in Gauteng Crime stats revealed, the picture in Gauteng
- October 24, 2017

Furthermore, robbery with aggravating circumstances increased in the past five years with 33% and vehicle hijackings with 77,5%. Attempted murder also increased by 6.5 per cent in Gauteng. These cases related to arrests for the illegal possession of guns and ammunition‚ driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol‚ drug-related crimes and people arrested for sexual offences. (more...)
Questions remain about man who police say detonated bomb Questions remain about man who police say detonated bomb
- October 24, 2017

Police in Virginia have arrested a man on charges of terrorism and detonating an explosive in Williamsburg near William & Mary. On Monday, police were called to a store in the 400 block of Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg after a building resident said Powers did work on the building, according to a Williamsburg Police Facebook post. (more...)
OKCPS Board Votes To Change Three School Names OKCPS Board Votes To Change Three School Names
- October 24, 2017

Lee and Stonewall Jackson. He was disheartened to see the names possible change. "School District Superintendent Aurora Lora issued a statement following the decision and said, in part, "... School officials believe they can raise enough money to pay for the changes without using additional district resources. "It's not going to diminish those three men". (more...)
Dodgers expect All-Star Seager back for World Series Dodgers expect All-Star Seager back for World Series
- October 24, 2017

It's just a group of guys that feed off each other. "All year long it's been a collection of guys, and certain guys stepping up". The 2017 Dodgers have played nearly the entire season at an inconceivably high level. But [Brian] McCann hadn't gone past the Division Series, as well. "The better team won over the course of these five games", Chicago manager Joe Maddon said. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor teases fans with 'Veere Di Wedding' first look Sonam Kapoor teases fans with 'Veere Di Wedding' first look
- October 24, 2017

All four are decked up in gorgeous lehengas, helping the other to solve each other's chaos but they do not exactly reveal their look. The film is being presented by Balaji Motion Pictures in association with Saffron Broadcast & Media Ltd., and is produced by Anil Kapoor Film & Communication Network. (more...)
Chris Heaton-Harris MP accused of McCarthyite behaviour over Brexit university list Chris Heaton-Harris MP accused of McCarthyite behaviour over Brexit university list
- October 24, 2017

The MP for Daventry tweeted: "To be absolutely clear, I believe in free speech in our universities and in having an open and vigorous debate on Brexit". He told BBC radio 4's World At One: 'When I heard about it, I had to check up it was true, because it seemed to me such an extraordinary example of outrageous and foolish behaviour, offensive and idiotic Leninism. (more...)
Sen. Corker on POTUS: 'Leave it to the professionals' Sen. Corker on POTUS: 'Leave it to the professionals'
- October 24, 2017

Corker had announced last month he won't seek a third term and will retire from the Senate when his term ends in 2018. The Tennessee senator explained that his comment about the White House being an adult day care center "was obviously in response to a very fallacious tweet that the president sent out". (more...)
Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Oakland County Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Oakland County
- October 24, 2017

According to the advisory, you should bring all water to a boil , let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using, or use bottled water. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water. "We understand that it is an inconvenience but appreciate your patience and understanding while we get the main repaired". Township officials sent out an email blast indicating about 75 percent of the township is without water or has low water pressure due to a water main break and unspecified ... (more...)
Trump marks anniversary of 1983 Beirut bombing with tweet Trump marks anniversary of 1983 Beirut bombing with tweet
- October 24, 2017

Pence and White House national security advisor H.R. McMaster paid tribute to the service members during a Washington ceremony to mark the anniversary of the deadly truck bombing. Pence called the bombing the beginning of the global war on terror and claimed that President Trump will do everything in his power to end terrorism, including pull out of the Iranian Nuclear Deal. (more...)
Massive fire breaks out at Aishwarya Rai's residence
- October 24, 2017

Thankfully, no one is injured during the dire incident. She also visited the complex after the fire broke out. The first call regarding the fire was made at 12:50 pm as per the disaster management department of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). (more...)
'One-off' $1.9 million supercar badly damaged in United Kingdom crash 'One-off' $1.9 million supercar badly damaged in United Kingdom crash
- October 24, 2017

The blue Pagani Zonda , which has a top speed of nearly 220 miles per hour, collided with a barrier on the A27 at Tangmere in West Sussex, England, on Saturday morning. PC Peter De Silvo of Sussex Police said he hopes witnesses will come forward as the vehicle is "so distinctive". Anyone with information on the incident should contact police online at quoting serial 300 of 21/10. (more...)
Rwanda's long-time president Paul Kagame's critic Diane Rwigara denied bail Rwanda's long-time president Paul Kagame's critic Diane Rwigara denied bail
- October 24, 2017

Rwigara, who has been in detention since September, insists she has been targeted after criticizing Rwanda's long-time leader. Lead prosecutor Michele Nshimiyimana, denied any phone interceptions, noting that the audio files were obtained from the defendants' phones after a search at the Rwigara's residence led to the legal confiscation of their phones and gadgets. (more...)
Charges Over Racist Graffiti at Eastern Michigan Charges Over Racist Graffiti at Eastern Michigan
- October 24, 2017

Eddie Curlin has been charged with malicious destruction of property, identity theft, and using computers to commit a crime. Curlin attended EMU from 2014 to early 2016. "I am pleased that after its review of the evidence, the Washtenaw County Prosecutor's Office proceeded with an arraignment in this case". "The many initiatives put in place as a result of the incidents are vitally important and will continue regardless of the outcome of the criminal proceedings". (more...)
Ibrahim Halawa has landed in Dublin after four years in Egypt prison Ibrahim Halawa has landed in Dublin after four years in Egypt prison
- October 24, 2017

At the age of 17, Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in 2013 and spent the next 4 years in prison after repeated delays to his mass trial. He and 500 others, including his three sisters, were accused of inciting violence, riot and sabotage. Mr Halawa was released and reunited with his family last Thursday. His three sisters were later released on bail and allowed to return to Dublin, and were acquitted in abstentia. (more...)
ECP rejects Imran's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai ECP rejects Imran's request to disqualify Ayesha Gulalai
- October 24, 2017

She said that Imran Khan has always spread anarchy in the country, adding that Imran Khan threatens courts when verdict comes against him. Mahmood said that to let Gulalai remain an MNA from the party is a decision against the spirit of the party constitution. (more...)
'Idiots of the century' photographed playing in baited crocodile trap in Australia 'Idiots of the century' photographed playing in baited crocodile trap in Australia
- October 24, 2017

One Facebook user, Stacy W Clayton, shared the photos on October 20, with the message: "Only way t (sic) check a croc trap to ensure the live bait stays alive". The meat we put in these traps is bait. It is illegal to interfere or tamper with crocodile traps, but not to swim near them, Mr Miles said. It's stupid, and illegal. (more...)
Le chien du couple Macron urine sur une cheminée de l'Elysée Le chien du couple Macron urine sur une cheminée de l'Elysée
- October 24, 2017

D'ailleurs, le petit Nemo est " déboussolé " quand il n'est pas près d'Emmanuel Macron . Brune Poirson , secrétaire d'État au ministère de l'Écologie, se coupe d'elle-même en plein milieu de sa phrase. "Cela arrive souvent? " l'a alors interrogé, franchement hilare, le Secrétaire d'Etat auprès du ministre de la Cohésion des territoires Julien Denormandie . (more...)
Israel arrests 15 extremists opposed to Arab-Jewish marriage
- October 24, 2017

In their statement confirming the arrests, the police said: "Fifteen suspects known to the police as active in the Lehava organisation were arrested or detained for questioning during the night as part of a police investigation on suspicion that they acted to locate and threaten (Arab) minority members with connections to Jewish young women or girls". (more...)
Gold Star family in Zebulon receives $25K check promised by Trump Gold Star family in Zebulon receives $25K check promised by Trump
- October 24, 2017

When the construction worker shared that his ex-wife was the one who received the military benefits from their son's death, Trump offered to send him a personal check. The check was sent from Trump's NY address and arrived at the family's home in Zebulon, North Carolina, Chris and Jessie Baldridge told WTVD , a local ABC News affiliate. (more...)
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume
- October 24, 2017

It is down 12.50% since October 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.20% the S&P500. Pacad Invest reported 121,423 shares stake. Renaissance Group Llc sold 27,020 shares as Southwest Airlines Co (LUV)'s stock rose 1.26%. (more...)
Two Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Freed on Bail Two Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Freed on Bail
- October 24, 2017

Hong Kong's justice secretary, however, requested that the courts review those punishments and, in August, Wong, 21, was given six months in prison and Law, 24, received eight months. There appeared to be no link, though the two events highlighted the widening rift between mainland China and semi-autonomous Hong Kong. The pair were among student leaders who spearheaded the protests against Beijing's decision to restrict elections, bringing major thoroughfares in Hong Kong to a standstill for ... (more...)
Shelton Capital Management Acquires Shares of 4277 Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO)
- October 24, 2017

About shares traded. Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) has risen 35.38% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 163.99% the S&P500. Miles Capital Inc. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust on Friday, February 10 to "Buy". The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 20 by Jefferies. (more...)
Niger: Key US Senators Call for More Information on Niger Attack Niger: Key US Senators Call for More Information on Niger Attack
- October 24, 2017

Graham and Schumer said they had been unaware of the large USA presence in the country and said Congress needs more information on what could become a long and open-ended involvement. Officially, where United States troops are deployed is supposed to be a matter of public record, though the Trump Administration has been increasingly averse to doing so with any precision, and the most recent figures show over 27,000 U.S. (more...)
ADF to send 80 troops to Philippines ADF to send 80 troops to Philippines
- October 24, 2017

Canberra has been aiding Manila against local supporters of the Islamic State group in the southern city of Marawi since September, deploying two AP-3C Orion aircraft for surveillance while helping in information-gathering and analysis. Australian Defense Minister Senator Hon Marise Payne on Monday said it is a great opportunity to exchange views on key security issues that challenge the region everyday such as terrorist activities. (more...)
Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Basically Just Confirmed Her Engagement To Prince Harry Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Basically Just Confirmed Her Engagement To Prince Harry
- October 24, 2017

However, despite the book's name, the 52-year-old denied it is a "slamming tell-all", as the press has been reporting, and is "only a tell-all in that I recant lovely nuances of our lives, our family home". MEGHAN MARKLE'S half-sister has denied rumours of a rift with the actress, calling Prince Harry's girlfriend "absolutely lovely" and "very graceful". (more...)
Aircrafts To Touchdown On Lucknow-Agra Expressway Tuesday Aircrafts To Touchdown On Lucknow-Agra Expressway Tuesday
- October 24, 2017

Defence PRO Gargi Ma lik Sinha said the operation will take place near Bangarmau-Unnao at Expressway which will start from 10 am after the deployment of Garud Commandos who will keep vigil on every movement of operation. The aircraft included AN-32 transport, Mirage 2000 and Sukhoi 30 MKI. The exercise is being conducted to test the capability of the IAF to land its fighter jets on highways in the even of an emergency or in a war-like situation. (more...)

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