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North Atlantic right whale carcass spotted in MA North Atlantic right whale carcass spotted in MA
- October 24, 2017

The International Fund for Animal Welfare reported the decomposing carcass on an island off the coast of MA on social media Monday, along with photographs from the Coast Guard. Entanglement - often in fishing equipment - has factored into 85 percent of known deaths since 2010, including seven of the deaths so far in 2017. Twelve of this year's deaths have been reported in Canada's Gulf of St. (more...)
Iran 'sentences Sweden resident to death' for spying Iran 'sentences Sweden resident to death' for spying
- October 24, 2017

The man was described as an agent of Mossad and was not identified by name. Amnesty International wants the death sentence against Ahmadreza Djalali, a specialist in emergency medicine, quashed immediately. Human rights group Amnesty International said it came after "psychological torture, false confessions and a grossly unfair trial". The United States has denied Iran's accusation that it was involved in the scientists' deaths, while Israel has a policy of not commenting on such ... (more...)
Dave Sarachan to manage USMNT vs. Portugal Dave Sarachan to manage USMNT vs. Portugal
- October 24, 2017

Sarachan, a longtime assistant of former LA Galaxy and U.S. National Team head coach Bruce Arena , and the remainder of Arena's national team staff will lead the USMNT in Portugal on November 14. United in the "90s and the national team during Arena's first stint as USA coach". Sarachan coached the Chicago Fire of the MLS from 2002-07, then worked with Arena at the LA Galaxy from 2008-16 before joining him on the national team late a year ago. (more...)
Black and Hispanic Virginia children lag behind peers on success measures Black and Hispanic Virginia children lag behind peers on success measures
- October 24, 2017

The Child and Family Policy Center is the Iowa grantee for the Casey Foundation's "Kids Count" initiative, a separate annual report ranking of the states for the well-being of children. The report also delved into how immigrant families in the state are faring. The Washington area, where children of immigrants make up 28 percent of all children in Maryland and almost a quarter of those in Virginia and the District, mirrors national trends, with similar disparities in academic performance. (more...)
Brokerages Set Molina Healthcare Inc (MOH) Target Price at $62.23
- October 24, 2017

Analysts expect Simulations Plus, Inc. SLP's profit would be $862,261 giving it 86.25 P/E if the $0.05 EPS is correct. Molina Healthcare Inc was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. (more...)
Trump, key Republican US senator spar ahead of tax meeting
- October 24, 2017

Corker's comments, and Trump's apoplectic response, were the latest in an escalating feud between the two men that exploded earlier this month when Corker said the White House had become "an adult day care center" and warned that the president was putting the country "on the path to World War III". (more...)
European Union offers 106 mln euros in humanitarian aid for Sudan European Union offers 106 mln euros in humanitarian aid for Sudan
- October 24, 2017

Sudan's First Vice-President and Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Saleh met the visiting European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides. Neven Mimica, commissioner for worldwide cooperation and development, said: "The European Union is committed to directly support the people of Sudan". (more...)
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, A Trump Critic, Will Not Seek Re-Election Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, A Trump Critic, Will Not Seek Re-Election
- October 24, 2017

Kyrsten Sinema in the general election. Flake said he has not "soured on the Senate" and loves the institution, but that as a traditional, libertarian-leaning conservative Republican he is out of step with today's Trump-dominated GOP. His sudden decision, first reported by The Arizona Republic , generates uncertainty around both his Arizona seat and the GOP's 52-seat Senate majority. (more...)
Queen's racehorses rake in £6.7million for her in prize money Queen's racehorses rake in £6.7million for her in prize money
- October 24, 2017

She has an average 15 race wins a year, and a success rate of 15.9 percent. Despite famously never having won the Epsom Derby in 10 attempts at the trophy, she is still the 11th most-successful owner in flat racing. He added that as around two thirds of her horses are still home bred "she has got lucky" with her bloodlines. Figures compiled since 1988 show that the Queen , a lifelong horse breeder and owner, recorded her highest annual total in 2016 when she scooped just over £555,000. (more...)
Tampa serial killer? Police probe three shooting deaths in two weeks Tampa serial killer? Police probe three shooting deaths in two weeks
- October 24, 2017

Police in Tampa, Florida, are hunting a serial killer after three people were murdered over a 10-day stretch. On Oct. 13, Tampa city workers found the body of Monica Hoffa, 32, in an empty field. "Because my daughter made a difference in this world I just hate it that someone took that from the world and me", Kenny Hoffa said. The murders have put the Seminole Heights community on edge. (more...)
'Trump Is Treason': Protester Throws Russian Flags at President on Capitol Hill 'Trump Is Treason': Protester Throws Russian Flags at President on Capitol Hill
- October 24, 2017

The lunch came as Trump feuded with Sen. "We should be talking about treason in Congress, not about tax cuts", the protester yelled before security apprehended him. The flags were emblazoned with Trump's name in an apparent dig at the President's alleged ties with Russian Federation, which are under numerous investigations. (more...)
UN leader Guterres marks 1st UN Day with message of peace UN leader Guterres marks 1st UN Day with message of peace
- October 24, 2017

In 1971, the General Assembly adopted a further resolution declaring that United Nations Day shall be an worldwide holiday and recommended that it should be observed as a public holiday by all member states. The US has been celebrating United Nations Day each year since 1946 with their president issuing a proclamation, while in countries like in Kosovo, United Nations Day is an official non-working day as the province is administered by the Interim Administration Mission. (more...)
In Britain, suggested to abandon the term In Britain, suggested to abandon the term "pregnant woman"
- October 24, 2017

The document States that "a pregnant woman" needs to be protected, it can not be subjected to the death penalty. The current terminology excludes transgender people who have given birth, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office claims. But following a backlash, the Prime Minister's spokesman has said the term "pregnant women" is "of course acceptable". Fellow MPs and feminists both in the United Kingdom and around the world have slammed the move, calling it an "absolutely idiotic" proposal, ... (more...)
Nunes Announces Probe With Gowdy Into Obama-Era Russian Uranium Deal Nunes Announces Probe With Gowdy Into Obama-Era Russian Uranium Deal
- October 24, 2017

Along with the House House Oversight Committee, Nunes said the probe will look into whether or not there was an FBI investigation of the 2010 sale of a United States uranium company to a Russian company, and if so why Congress was left in the dark about it. (more...)
Lazio Ultras graffiti Stadio Olimpico with anti-Semetic stickers Lazio Ultras graffiti Stadio Olimpico with anti-Semetic stickers
- October 24, 2017

The group of hard-core Lazio fans left slogans such as " Roma fans are Jews" in a section of the shared Olympic stadium where Roma supporters usually sit. "And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquillity will return once more". (more...)
Whether McConnell Brings Bipartisan Health Bill to a Vote Depends on Trump Whether McConnell Brings Bipartisan Health Bill to a Vote Depends on Trump
- October 24, 2017

He added of Trump: "I think he hasn't made a final decision ". President Donald Trump on a Sunday conference call with House GOP lawmakers reportedly told members of the lower chamber to approve the Senate version of the FY 2018 budget resolution so as to expedite consideration of tax reform legislation. (more...)
White House says it wants to be on-the-record more, rips anonymous sourcing White House says it wants to be on-the-record more, rips anonymous sourcing
- October 24, 2017

The study found that that 93 percent of coverage of the president by CNN was negative, though Sanders's statement applied that number to all media coverage, not just CNN. "By our own example, we must teach children to be good stewards of the world they will inherit". Think about this: The woman who's complaining about tone works for the fellow who called media outlets "the enemy of the American people". (more...)
FBI Releases Sandy Hook Documents
- October 24, 2017

Adam Lanza shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School of December 14, 2012 and killed 26 people, including 20 first graders. Adam Lanza fatally shot his mother before going to the school. One of the few neighbors who knew the Lanza family described Nancy Lanza as a "gun nut" who was her son's only real friend. The FBI Records Vault Twitter handle posted the release of the documents around 10 a.m. (more...)
Trump allerta i bombardieri B-52: non accadeva dal 1991 Trump allerta i bombardieri B-52: non accadeva dal 1991
- October 24, 2017

Lo riferisce Fox News che ha spiegato di averla appresa in via ufficiosa dal generale Goldfein, ex vice capo del personale dell'Air Force. L'allerta arriva dopo le parole di Donald Trump , che a proposito della crisi nordcoreana aveva detto: "Dobbiamo essere pronti a tutto". (more...)
Janel Parrish Shows Off Glittering Engagement Ring On Instagram Janel Parrish Shows Off Glittering Engagement Ring On Instagram
- October 24, 2017

The ring was designed by Jean Dousset , who does handcrafted custom diamond engagement rings and jewellery. "I mean. @jeandousset you out did yourself And @ c_long you did GOOD", she captioned the video , giving a shoutout to the jeweler and her new fiancé. (more...)
Russian Federation vetoes extension of mission that investigates use of chemical weapons
- October 24, 2017

The mission's report regarding the alleged April 4 chemical weapon attack in Khan Sheikhun is due later this week, as the current mission in Syria is set to end on November 17. Eleven countries voted in favor of the resolution while China and Kazakhstan abstained. The resolution was sponsored by the U.S., which feared Russian Federation would simply veto any renewal anyway if the Jim report due on Thursday blamed Damascus for the Khan Sheikoun attack. (more...)
Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week
- October 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500. The insider Caret Leanne G sold 2,400 shares worth $438,552. Therefore 0 are positive. Centene Corporation , launched on September 26, 2001, is a healthcare company. Therefore 57% are positive. Centene Corporation has a 12-month low of $50.00 and a 12-month high of $98.71. Trump earlier this month terminated the payments, which help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans and were one element of strong quarterly results ... (more...)
Briton fighting against IS killed in Syria Briton fighting against IS killed in Syria
- October 24, 2017

Kurdish representatives in the United Kingdom said they had been told by YPG officials that the former IT worker from Bournemouth was killed while clearing an area to make it safe for civilians. Speaking to him at the weekend, she said they had discussed his return and how he would hopefully be home for Christmas. The group had controlled the city for more than three years. (more...)
Macron urges Britain to resolve post-Brexit Irish border Macron urges Britain to resolve post-Brexit Irish border
- October 24, 2017

Countries that serve as tax shelters for companies like Apple , including Ireland , have resisted the proposed measure. Among issues up for discussions include the future of Europe, securing a good deal for Ireland and Europe from Brexit, and building on discussions at last week's European Council Summit. (more...)
How Colorado universities rank globally in US News report How Colorado universities rank globally in US News report
- October 24, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder leads among four-year institutions in the state in U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings of the "Best Global Universities", released late Monday. Among U.S. schools, Hopkins ranks eighth. To create the worldwide ranking, the publication included schools ranked by through a Clarivate Analytics' global reputation survey, the number of papers and books published, the number of conferences held and the impact on its research. (more...)
Punjab govt denies having proposed to levy pet tax Punjab govt denies having proposed to levy pet tax
- October 24, 2017

For small animals like dogs, sheep, deer etc, owners will have a pay an amount of Rs 250 annually, while for bigger animals like buffalo, bull horse etc the tax amount will be Rs 500 per annum. The government has though extended its support to NGOs and other social religious organizations. "The corporation committee shall extend all possible assistance and support to NGO's and other social-religious organizations interested in setting up of non-profit cattle pounds for old and infirm animals ... (more...)
Powerful Winds, Record-Breaking Heat Have Firefighters Across SoCal on Alert Powerful Winds, Record-Breaking Heat Have Firefighters Across SoCal on Alert
- October 24, 2017

The temperature was expected to reach 94 degrees at the start of Game 1 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium between the Dodgers and Houston Astros. Southland sizzles amid fall heat wave - get the full forecastThe mercury soared to 102 in downtown Los Angeles, breaking a record temperature of 98 degrees set in 1965, according to the National Weather Service. (more...)
Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin Thousands protest against far-right AfD in Berlin
- October 24, 2017

The Islamophobic and anti-migrant AfD garnered 12.6 percent of the vote in the watershed general election in September and became the country's third biggest party. Its arrival in the Bundestag is a political quake for post-war Germany, as the AfD's top figures have repeatedly smashed taboos with their claims on German identity or by challenging Germany's culture of atonement over World War II. (more...)
Tom Humphries To Be Sentenced Today Tom Humphries To Be Sentenced Today
- October 24, 2017

The court heard that Humphries made contact with the girl through his volunteer work with junior GAA sports teams. He was renowned for forthright opinion pieces across a range of sports. It had, she said, saved her from the situation. The judge said the injured party had required counselling and was plagued by feelings of self-hatred and guilt. (more...)
Former Ireland lock Donncha O'Callaghan to retire at end of season
- October 24, 2017

And O'Callaghan was also selected for two Lions squads, in 2005 and 2009, before retiring from global rugby four years ago, and he is now club captain at Worcester Warriors. It's been great. But O'Callaghan, who joined Warriors in 2015 and was named club captain for this term, now looks set to bring the curtain down on his career. (more...)

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