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USA appeals Maryland judge's travel ban ruling USA appeals Maryland judge's travel ban ruling
- October 25, 2017

The move comes as the 120-day stop to refugee admissions that was put in place by Trump's controversial executive order expires on Tuesday. The memo, which was sent to members of Congress on Tuesday by administration officials, said citizens of 11 "high risk countries" will be subject to the delays. (more...)
Malnutrition kills 2 babies in Syria's Eastern Ghouta Malnutrition kills 2 babies in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
- October 25, 2017

Like hundreds of children in Ghouta, Sahar was suffering from acute malnutrition. A nurse said Samar weighed just 1.9 kg (four pounds) when she was admitted by her also malnourished mother, whose was unable to produce milk to feed her baby daughter. (more...)
Frat student fatally stabbed roommate after argument over fast food Frat student fatally stabbed roommate after argument over fast food
- October 25, 2017

Kendal Scheid and Duncan Unternaher got into what police describe as a drunken argument over fast food in their off-campus University of Akron apartment. Scheid faces up to 11 years in prison when he is sentenced on December 5. A third roommate called 911. Unternaher died two days later at Summa Akron City Hospital. (more...)
Two Republican US Senators Launch Blistering Attacks on Trump Two Republican US Senators Launch Blistering Attacks on Trump
- October 25, 2017

Corker responded by again likening the White House staff to a "daycare center". When Trump arrived at the policy lunch, a protesters inside the Capitol shouted "Trump is treason" and threw Russian flags at the president as he walked next to McConnell. (more...)
Home Health Aide Arrested In Connection With Fatal Bed-Stuy Robbery Invasion Home Health Aide Arrested In Connection With Fatal Bed-Stuy Robbery Invasion
- October 25, 2017

Suzanne Troutman, 46, was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree murder, assault, and burglary in connection with the October 11th invasion, in which she and Dwayne Blackwood , 27, allegedly used an electrical cord to hog-tie 91-year-old Waldiman Thompson and his 100-year-old wife, Ethlin, in their Decatur Street home and robbed them of $5K. (more...)
Education Department Rescinds 72 Guidance Documents That Clarify Rights of Disabled Students Education Department Rescinds 72 Guidance Documents That Clarify Rights of Disabled Students
- October 24, 2017

Many advocates only learned of the decision Friday, when the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services sent out a newsletter with a list of the documents. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-Va .) said that the rescinded policies are "the latest in a series of disturbing actions taken by the Trump Administration to undermine civil rights for vulnerable Americans", according to the Chicago Tribune . (more...)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Democratic leadership is preventing members from supporting tax plan Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Democratic leadership is preventing members from supporting tax plan
- October 24, 2017

On Sunday, attendees at the ASPPA Annual Conference got a preview of data from the non-partisan Employee Benefit Research Institute using their Retirement Security Projection Model® (based on information from millions of administrative records from 401 (k) recordkeepers), that found that more than half of current 401 (k) contributors would be impacted by a $2,400 contribution Roth. (more...)
Masco Corporation (NASDAQ:MAS) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday
- October 24, 2017

Ng now anticipates that the construction company will earn $1.96 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.97. On Monday, January 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Buy". During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.41 EPS. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of WM in report on Friday, October 13 with "Overweight" rating. (more...)
Issa Rae is Now Creating a 90s LA Drama for HBO Issa Rae is Now Creating a 90s LA Drama for HBO
- October 24, 2017

With Rae set to executive produce and set in Los Angeles in the early and turbulent 1990s, the project will center on an African-American family dealing with the events of the time. It will also chronicle the lives of the couple's teenaged daughter and son, Ebony and Les. While there is no release date/working title for the series, we do know Rae will be executive producing, while Flournoy will serve as head writer. (more...)
First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week
- October 24, 2017

Traders are feeling more bearish on shares of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. considering the change in short interest. The Green Valley Investors Llc holds 968,232 shares with $57.13M value, up from 796,258 last quarter. Ameriprise Financial owns 383,489 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Grp has 15,190 shares. Barclays PLC raised their target price on shares of First Financial Bancorp . (more...)
Police release mosque heist surveillance tape
- October 24, 2017

One is carrying a duffel bag, and the other is carrying a shoulder bag. The larger of the two suspects being sought "has a distinctive walk", police pointed out in a statement accompanying release of the video. Police are asking those who have any information regarding the incident to contact the department at 952-563-4900. Also, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has put up a $30,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of suspects in the blast. (more...)
Police cars rammed in McDonald's drive-through rampage Police cars rammed in McDonald's drive-through rampage
- October 24, 2017

Queensland Police attempted to stop the white ute at the exit of the drive through, however the ute sped off towards the unmarked police vehicle, hitting another 4WD on the way. (more...)
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
- 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
- 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 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...)

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