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Britain's economy grows faster than expected in the 3rd quarter of 2017
- October 25, 2017

Howard Archer, EY ITEM Club's chief economic adviser, said: "Improved third-quarter GDP growth of 0.4% quarter-on-quarter increases the chances that the Bank of England will raise interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% on November 2 after the MPC meeting". (more...)
Singapore passport becomes 'most powerful' in the world Singapore passport becomes 'most powerful' in the world
- October 25, 2017

It's official, Singapore now has the most powerful passport in the world . WITH Paraguay removing its visa requirements for Singaporeans, Singapore now has a visa-free score of 159, making it the most powerful passport worldwide according to the Passport Index . (more...)
Philippine President Duterte to visit Japan next week
- October 25, 2017

Russian Federation handed over thousands of assault rifles to Duterte, as it celebrated its new partnership with a longtime USA military ally in Asia. But the firebrand Duterte, 72, has loosened that 70-year alliance. It was the third port visit this year by Russian warships. "Both sides are also expected to engage in dialogue relative to the Philippine chairmanship of ASEAN and preparations for the Prime Minister's own return visit to the Philippines for the 31st ASEAN Summit and ... (more...)
George HW Bush apologises after actress accuses him of sexual assault George HW Bush apologises after actress accuses him of sexual assault
- October 25, 2017

Bush's office, One America Appeal has raised $1.5 million through its website, another $100,000 through Facebook, and $75,000 through Text To Donate courtesy of AT&T. "It is a great privilege to be able to participate in whatever way I can, to provide some relief to those that are struggling to access even the most basic of human needs in the aftermath of this disastrous event". (more...)
Two Farmerville men, one a student, shot dead Wednesday on Grambling campus Two Farmerville men, one a student, shot dead Wednesday on Grambling campus
- October 25, 2017

The shooting happened around midnight outside of a campus dorm. KSLA News 12 has a crew heading to Grambling and will have new details as they develop. No description of the suspect has been issued by the investigators yet. Andrews was a senior at the historically black university. Sutton released this official statement: "Our prayers go out to the victims and their families. (more...)
French President Macron's Dog Wee Wee!!! French President Macron's Dog Wee Wee!!!
- October 25, 2017

Brune Poirson, 35, Benjamin Griveaux, 39, and Julien Denormandie, 37, the junior ministers for ecology, the economy and local government, were discussing "the revitalisation of town centres" when Nemo struck. Macron's two-year-old dog is frequently photographed with Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron. " You've triggered utterly unusual behavior in my dog ", replies the president. (more...)
BJP harassing Dalits and Muslims : Mayawati BJP harassing Dalits and Muslims : Mayawati
- October 25, 2017

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday warned that like dalit icon "I throw an open challenge to the BJP to change its casteist and communal mindset towards Dalits, Adivasis, Backwards and also those who have changed their religion or else I will also have to take a decision towards changing my religion to Buddhism", she said at a party rally here, reports PTI. (more...)
Dog attacks and kills woman in Canberra Dog attacks and kills woman in Canberra
- October 25, 2017

Police officers arriving at the scene were forced to shoot the dog dead after it also attacked them, ACT police said in a statement. Police believe Ms Klemke, who was in her late 40s, was trying to save her male friend when her dog, reportedly a pit bull, turned on her. (more...)
Global Dairy Plastic Packaging Market 2017 - Amcor, Tetra Laval, SIG Combibloc, Elopak
- October 25, 2017

The Packaging automation market analysis is provided for the global markets including market drivers, development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. According to the application , Dairy Packaging market categorized into Yoghurt and UHT Milk. North America is the largest production and consumption region in the world, while China is fastest growing region. (more...)
Illegal Immigrants Jump Border Fence During MSNBC Report on Trump's Wall Illegal Immigrants Jump Border Fence During MSNBC Report on Trump's Wall
- October 25, 2017

That's, in fact, what Soboroff asked as the camera - once focused on his interview - moved to grab a shot of border patrol agents on horseback moving toward fence jumpers. "We're going to have strong, incredible borders and people are going to come into our country, but they're going to come in legally". "It plays out on a regular basis". (more...)
Lawmakers hope to vote on state budget soon
- October 25, 2017

Leaders said they had not yet conducted vote counts in their caucus, but said they have broad support for the plan. "We can't repeat the mistakes of the past that got us here to begin with. "And again, hope for a vote on Wednesday". The state faces a deficit of some $3.5 billion. Likewise, Duff said that there are "things in there (the budget) that are tough, things in there that are hard, things that people will not like". (more...)
Pictures of living persons can't be used on banners, hoardings: Madras HC Pictures of living persons can't be used on banners, hoardings: Madras HC
- October 25, 2017

In a directive to the State Chief Secretary, the Court has said that the authorities who give the permission to erect the hoardings should ensure that it should not be of those who are alive. On April 13, I sent a representation to corporation commissioner and assistant commissioner of Shenoy Nagar about the encroachment and that it was blocking the passage to the property. (more...)
MP CM arrives in Washington DC MP CM arrives in Washington DC
- October 25, 2017

While addressing a meeting, Chouhan, who is often criticised by the opposition parties for poor roads in MP, told media: "When I got down at the Washington Airport and traveled on roads, I felt the roads in Madhya Pradesh are better than the United States". (more...)
Kuwait's emir warns of GCC collapse if conflict remains unresolved
- October 25, 2017

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, as well as Egypt, severed all diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar, accusing the gas-rich emirate of supporting Sunni Islamist extremist groups and having too close ties to Shiite Iran. (more...)
House GOP leaders in big push to back Senate budget plan House GOP leaders in big push to back Senate budget plan
- October 25, 2017

The Republican margin-for-error on the budget resolution is razor thin. MacArthur had voted for the earlier version of the budget resolution, and if he flips his vote with several other members, the measure could risk failing. Republican leaders are more anxious about people who initially supported the House budget and are now threatening to pull their support. A key House lawmaker on taxes said it's important to him that Congress reach a compromise on state and local tax deductions, ... (more...)
Man arrested for saying 'good morning' because online translator made a mistake Man arrested for saying 'good morning' because online translator made a mistake
- October 25, 2017

But Facebook's artificial intelligence-powered translation service, which it built after parting ways with Microsoft's Bing translation in 2016, instead translated the word into "hurt them" in English or "attack them" in Hebrew. "The suspect was detained for questioning by the police following a report that was filed by civilians", a police spokesperson told the publication. (more...)
Dubai 'hip touch' Brit gets kiss from mum as he arrives home Dubai 'hip touch' Brit gets kiss from mum as he arrives home
- October 25, 2017

Radha Stirling of Detained in Dubai says Jamie Harron's passport was returned by police on Monday and that he was planning to leave the sheikhdom soon. Despite his ordeal, Mr Harron said he would go back to Dubai. He would not rule out returning to the United Arab Emirates, despite his experience, saying: "I'm not going back in a hurry, but I would go back later on". (more...)
Gov Ambode emerges Chairman, Southern Governors Forum Gov Ambode emerges Chairman, Southern Governors Forum
- October 25, 2017

He said the summit emphasised priority on security of lives and properties of its citizens, even as it also emphasised the need to ensure effective linkage on good infrastructure within the space of Southern Nigeria. "No less disturbing is the failure to undertake the periodic review of the review allocation formula as provided for by the 1999 Constitution to reflect evolving realities". (more...)
Three Kilkenny locations named in EPA's waste water treatment report Three Kilkenny locations named in EPA's waste water treatment report
- October 25, 2017

The EPA said four swimming spots - Loughshinny in north Dublin and Merrion Strand near Ringsend on the south side and Clifden beach and Ballyloughane in Galway - were not safe enough for bathing because of the sewage issue. 44 areas discharging untreated sewage. These areas are Youghal, Belmullet, Rush, Bundoran and Killybegs. Elsewhere, Portarlington on the Laois/Offaly border was named on a list of treatment plants where the collection and treatment of urban waste water did not meet ... (more...)
What's Transpiring With Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equit (EXG) Shares?
- October 25, 2017

Investors trying to shift the odds in their favor may be searching for the flawless balance and diversification to help mitigate the risk and enjoy healthier profits. Many investors will use the CCI in conjunction with other indicators when evaluating a trade. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.08 on October 23, reaching $14.75. (more...)
Tiny Montana firm hired to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid Tiny Montana firm hired to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid
- October 25, 2017

Whitefish could be paid up to $300 million for the work. "This is an important step in our effort to restore power to Puerto Rico ", said Brig. Such quick growth is a typical among utility firms when they are awarded large contracts. "The Tesla team has done this for many smaller islands around the world, but there is no scalability limit, so it can be done for Puerto Rico too", Musk tweeted on October 5. (more...)
Storms wreak damage in the Carolinas Storms wreak damage in the Carolinas
- October 25, 2017

Two hangers and the north ramp of the Hickory Regional Airport were badly damaged. The National Weather Service reports storm damage in western North Carolina after severe weather rumbled through the region. The worst problems appeared to be in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Hickory, North Carolina. Trees were also toppled in Alleghany County, where a barn and a mobile home sustained damage. (more...)
Cowen May Have Gained Confidence in CAI International (NYSE:CAI), Upgrades Stock
- October 25, 2017

The stock of CAI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of CAI in report on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold" rating. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.60, for a total value of $18,458,458.20. Institutional investors own 62.96% of the company's stock. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . (more...)
Koninklijke Philips NV (PHIA) Given a €36.00 Price Target at S&P Global
- October 25, 2017

Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 195 points, or 0.8 percent, to 23,469 thanks to big gains from Caterpillar and 3M. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc decreased its stake in Royal Philips Nv Adr ( PHG ) by 41.93% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Brisbane father stabbed to death while investigating power outage in front yard Brisbane father stabbed to death while investigating power outage in front yard
- October 25, 2017

Reports on social media indicate the man and his wife had another baby on the way. Police who found the man had taken great care to shield the children from any glimpse of the victim's body, as they were removed from the home and handed over to relatives who'll care for them. (more...)
Shares Trading up at $54.95 (BSFT) WeissLaw LLP: Broadsoft Inc. Acquisition… Shares Trading up at $54.95 (BSFT) WeissLaw LLP: Broadsoft Inc. Acquisition…
- October 25, 2017

Currently, the analyst consensus on BroadSoft is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $48.25, representing a -11.9% downside. Morgan Stanley had 82 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. This week has been a busy one so far for BroadSoft, the provider of cloud software for unified communication as a service that was recently acquired by Cisco for US$1.7 billion . (more...)
Smoky skies trigger drop in CO jobs, report says Smoky skies trigger drop in CO jobs, report says
- October 25, 2017

The jobless rate has slowly climbed each month since May, though the 2017 rates are well below the monthly figures of the past 17 years, according to department figures. He added that it took Linn County longer than many areas to start adding jobs coming out of the recession, but Albany, Lebanon, Sweet Home and other communities have been making up for lost time. (more...)
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 25, 2017

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at National Bank Financial. Agnico Eagle Mines presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of C$66.63. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This story was originally reported by WKRB News and is the sole property of of WKRB News. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & worldwide copyright laws. (more...)
QAU reopens after crackdown QAU reopens after crackdown
- October 25, 2017

The students of Baloch council said that they would only allow resumption of educational activities when the notification regarding restoration of the rusticated students was issued by the university administration. Meanwhile, the students of QAU staged a protest demonstration in front of the National Press Club against the arrests of around a 100 Baloch and Pakhtuns students. (more...)
Governor of Maharashtra Vidyasagar Rao sacks Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh Governor of Maharashtra Vidyasagar Rao sacks Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh
- October 25, 2017

The chancellor exercised the powers conferred upon him under Section 11 (14) (e) of the Maharashtra Public Universities Act, 2016. In 1986, famous academician MS Gore had resigned from the position of VC at the University of Mumbai allegedly due to a scandal involving the daughter of Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar, the then chief minister of Maharashtra. (more...)

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