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US Republicans Launch Probe Of Obama-Era Uranium Deal With Russia's Rosatom US Republicans Launch Probe Of Obama-Era Uranium Deal With Russia's Rosatom
- October 26, 2017

Adam Schiff (D-CA) said in a statement. USA Today reports GOP lawmakers on Tuesday announced two new investigations involving Clinton. However, Democrats appear to be pushing back against Republicans regarding the uranium deal, saying it's a partisan ploy to distract from the ongoing investigations into the Kremlin's meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
Authorities release suspect sketches, 911 call in Sherri Papini case Authorities release suspect sketches, 911 call in Sherri Papini case
- October 25, 2017

Papini described the first woman as Hispanic, between 20 and 30 years old, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, with coarse, curly dark hair, thin eyebrows and pierced ears, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said. Anyone with information about the location where Sherri was held, the suspect vehicle and/or identities of the two suspects are urged to contact the FBI at 916-746-7000 (select option 1), online at tips.fbi.gov or your local FBI office. (more...)
Prosecutor indicted in 2012 police brutality cover-up Prosecutor indicted in 2012 police brutality cover-up
- October 25, 2017

Spota, 76, and Christopher McPartland, 51, the Chief of Investigations and Chief of the Government Corruption Bureau, are charged with offenses including witness tampering conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Early on, reports of the investigation indicated Spota and McPartland were in federal authorities' sights. During those meetings and telephone conversations, Spota, McPartland and Burke "agreed to hide Burke's role in the assault and to obstruct and attempt to obstruct the federal ... (more...)
Nikki Haley evacuated from United Nations camp in South Sudan Nikki Haley evacuated from United Nations camp in South Sudan
- October 25, 2017

After the meeting, Haley said that her conversation with Kiir was "very frank" and that the United States had lost trust in South Sudan's government, according to the U.N. Ethiopia sent 200 peacekeepers over the weekend to South Sudan to help stabilize the war-torn east African nation, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. (more...)
Mugabe WHO appointment 'unacceptable', says Canada PM Mugabe WHO appointment 'unacceptable', says Canada PM
- October 25, 2017

Ghebreyesus on Sunday said he had made the decision to rescind Mugabe's appointment after listening to the flood of outrage and concerns voiced by global leaders and health experts. He added that Mugabe, who went to Uruguay on an expensive special chartered flight, would not have taken up the position as it would have required him to campaign against growing and selling tobacco, Zimbabwe's biggest foreign currency earner. (more...)
Do not attack families of militants: Mehbooba tells cops Do not attack families of militants: Mehbooba tells cops
- October 25, 2017

On Monday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced a sustained dialogue process with all stakeholders in Kashmir and appointed a former IB director Dineshwar Sharma as interlocutor. The situation in Kashmir has been on the edge since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani by security forces in July 2016, with no end to the protests and all-time high support for militants. (more...)
TS in no hurry to act against Revanth Reddy TS in no hurry to act against Revanth Reddy
- October 25, 2017

The TDP today asked its MLA Revant Reddy not to take up any programmes in his capacity as the Telangana unit's working president and floor leader in the assembly following reports he is making moves to switch over to the Congress . But, yesterday, Ramana said, there is no clarity in the remarks. Chevella MLA Kale Yadaiah, MLC Patnam Narender Reddy and Kodangal former MLA Gurunadha Reddy played key role in facilitating the TDP and Congress leaders join the TRS. (more...)
Delhi woman shot dead, husband alleges moneylender hand Delhi woman shot dead, husband alleges moneylender hand
- October 25, 2017

The woman identified as Priya Mehra was travelling with her husband Pankaj Mehra and one-year-old son in their Maruti Ritz auto when the incident took place. Priya's family allege negligence by both the hospital authorities and police. She was rushed to hospital but declared dead on arrival. The husband, Pankaj Mehra, owns a pub in Paharganj. (more...)
Ben Woodburn: Liverpool striker signs long-term deal with the club Ben Woodburn: Liverpool striker signs long-term deal with the club
- October 25, 2017

At worldwide level, the forward made his senior bow for Wales last month and marked it with a goal in a World Cup qualifier against Austria. The Welshman has played 10 first-team games for the Anfield side and has scored one goal in that time. (more...)
Evangelical Baptist Church host Trunk or Treat Oct. 31 Evangelical Baptist Church host Trunk or Treat Oct. 31
- October 25, 2017

St. John Lutheran Church in Au Gres is scheduled to host an indoors trunk or treat 4:30-7 p.m. Organizer Laura Daly said people who would like to reserve a table for the trunk or treat should contact the church at 989-876-8910. The event also is open to the public. Each vehicle also will be equipped with a augmentative communication device so children with communication difficulties can push a button on the device and it will say, "Trick or treat! " for them. (more...)
WaPo: It Was Clinton Who Colluded With Russia WaPo: It Was Clinton Who Colluded With Russia
- October 25, 2017

Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS , a Washington firm, to conduct the research. The Clinton campaign paid Perkins Coie $5.6 million in legal fees from June 2015 to December 2016, according to campaign finance records, and the DNC paid the firm $3.6 million in "legal and compliance consulting" since November 2015 - though it's impossible to tell from the filings how much of that work was for other legal matters and how much of it related ... (more...)
Boa constrictor turns up in Asheville hotel room Boa constrictor turns up in Asheville hotel room
- October 25, 2017

A 5-foot snake called "Chuck" is now lodging at an animal shelter after being found in a North Carolina hotel. Neil Miller said he was visiting a friend when he "accidentally" left Chuck, his 3-year-old Colombian red tail boa constrictor, in the room. (more...)
US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump's Visit US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump's Visit
- October 25, 2017

The US Navy's 7th fleet announced Tuesday that a second aircraft carrier had entered the western Pacific amid rising tensions with North Korea . Navy's only forward-deployed carrier strike group in the Asia-Pacific region, has recently completed a major naval exercise in the waters off the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
War Of Words Spreads To Soldier's Widow, Trump War Of Words Spreads To Soldier's Widow, Trump
- October 25, 2017

She said that Rep. Frederica Wilson's account of the phone call was "100 percent correct", in which the president reportedly said of La David Johnson , "He knew what he signed up for, but I guess it hurts anyways". "I respect her. I respect her family", Trump said. Most popular: What Is Melania Trump Doing? And on Sunday Wilson asked Kelly to apologize. "I didn't say what that congresswoman said; didn't say it all". (more...)
401(k) changes still on table in tax reform, House tax chief says 401(k) changes still on table in tax reform, House tax chief says
- October 25, 2017

That top rate is now 39.6 percent, after a temporary drop to 35 percent during the ten years that the Bush tax cuts were fully in place. A key House lawmaker on taxes said it's important to him that Congress reach a compromise on state and local tax deductions, rather than repealing the break outright. (more...)
ACA stabilization bill would lower deficit by $3.8B, CBO says ACA stabilization bill would lower deficit by $3.8B, CBO says
- October 25, 2017

Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., and Patty Murray , D-Wash., would make cheap, so-called catastrophic health plans more available for people who buy insurance on their own. Enrollees would also receive rebates, but CBO did not specify the amount. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in its report Wednesday that the bill would not substantially impact the number of people with health insurance. (more...)
Texas House speaker who slowed conservative agenda retires Texas House speaker who slowed conservative agenda retires
- October 25, 2017

Cook, first elected in 2002, chaired the House committee where the bathroom bill died. Straus, who has been the Speaker of the Texas House since 2009, made the announcement Wednesday morning on his Facebook page saying he believes elected officials should hold office only for a short time, not a lifetime. (more...)
UK Certain Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Preserved, US Says Remains Committed UK Certain Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Preserved, US Says Remains Committed
- October 25, 2017

Iranian regional transgressions should be seen as separate to the nuclear file. But one of the carriers, Iran Air, has been caught ferrying Revolutionary Guard and Hezb'allah fighters to hotspots in the Middle East, raising questions about whether a USA company should be facilitating terrorism. (more...)
Ethan Kath responds to Alice Glass' allegations of rape and abuse Ethan Kath responds to Alice Glass' allegations of rape and abuse
- October 25, 2017

Alice Glass has released a statement describing alleged abuse by Ethan Kath , her former bandmate in Crystal Castles . "I've been threatened and harassed and as a result, out of fear, I've been silenced", she said, but the momentum of other women speaking up about their experiences with sexual misconduct gave Glass the courage to do the same. (more...)
German president in Russian Federation talks about Ukraine, other crises German president in Russian Federation talks about Ukraine, other crises
- October 25, 2017

Steinmeier said "alienation" in recent years between Germany and Russian Federation should be overcome. There are still some unresolved issues in the relations but the countries should counter past disagreements with restoration of trust, Steinmeier said. (more...)
PDP chairmanship: Makarfi meets aspirants in Abuja PDP chairmanship: Makarfi meets aspirants in Abuja
- October 25, 2017

The PDP Senate caucus held a closed door meeting to screen aspirants for the party's chairmanship position. Adeyeye said that the convention will hold at the Eagle Square, Abuja , adding that the proposed budget for the convention was also submitted for NEC consideration. (more...)
Support for marijuana legalization hits new all-time high (get it?) Support for marijuana legalization hits new all-time high (get it?)
- October 25, 2017

Fifty-one percent of Republicans support legalization, which is up nine percentage points from 2016. In another Gallup poll conducted last July, 45 percent of adults admitted trying marijuana, more than 10 times the number in 1969. Additionally, most states have legalized some form of marijuana for medicinal purposes. This year the difference is 21 points, or 41 percent. Just previous year, only 42 percent of Republicans thought weed should be legal. (more...)
Trials of Amnesty leaders get underway in Turkey
- October 25, 2017

They each face up to 15 years in jail on charges that include membership of and giving aid to an armed terror group. Amnesty International slammed the allegations as "entirely baseless". "It should not take the judge more than half an hour to dismiss the case against them", Amnesty said. A group of around 50 people from human rights groups, foreign consulates and women's rights groups stood outside the Istanbul court holding signs reading "Free Rights Defenders". (more...)
Apple reportedly hired a top UK TV executive Apple reportedly hired a top UK TV executive
- October 25, 2017

Hunt left Channel 4 in September after seven years in the role. The new appointment follows on the heels of news that Morgan Wandell, formerly of Amazon , has signed on to oversee global development and co-productions for Apple. The network also recently acquired Hulu's breakout drama series The Handmaid's Tale . Hunt will serve as creative director, Europe for Apple's Worldwide Video service, starting in January. (more...)
Soldiers Killed in Latest Taliban Attack in Afghanistan Soldiers Killed in Latest Taliban Attack in Afghanistan
- October 25, 2017

The attack took place last night in Pusht Road district. A large gathering of at least 300 Taliban militants were targeted by Afghan military as scores of terrorists were killed during an airstrike on Tuesday, local Khaama Press reported. (more...)
Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: United States Steel Corporation (X) Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: United States Steel Corporation (X)
- October 25, 2017

Several research analysts have commented on the company. As per Thursday, November 3, the company rating was upgraded by Clarksons Platou. United States Steel Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
China Must Prove-Not Just Claim-Gui Minhai is Free
- October 25, 2017

But Gui's daughter Angela was quick to cast doubt on the release of her father. That traffic offence refers to Gui's earlier confession on state television that he had surrendered to mainland Chinese authorities for a drink-driving death he caused in 2003. (more...)
Boeing beats 3Q earnings estimates on record commercial plane deliveries
- October 25, 2017

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. It raised its core EPS guidance to between $9.90 and $10.10 from $9.80 and $10.00, which the company attributed to a lower-than-expected tax rate. Zacks Investment Research lowered Boeing Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Vetr upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $206.38 price objective for the company ... (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter's Brother Arrested On Suspicion Of Possessing Child Porn Las Vegas Shooter's Brother Arrested On Suspicion Of Possessing Child Porn
- October 25, 2017

The Associated Press has also confirmed the arrest. According to the North Hollywood Police Department, Bruce Paddock was caught in a surprise sting on Wednesday. After conducting a search, the police did reportedly find inappropriate images of children on Bruce's computer. Older than his brother by a year, the 57-year-old Bruce Paddock has a record that includes arrests for criminal threats, petty theft, arson, vandalism, burglary and drug possession. (more...)
BJP's Ghanshyam Tiwari asks Rajathan govt. to withdraw criminal ordinance BJP's Ghanshyam Tiwari asks Rajathan govt. to withdraw criminal ordinance
- October 25, 2017

Pilot demanded an explanation from Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for bringing such a bill. Calling the bill an undeclared emergency, Independent MLA Manik Chand Surana opposed the Bill.Soon after the House assembled for the first day of the ninth session of the 14th Assembly, the deputy Leader of the Opposition, Ramesh Meena, raised objection to the bill.Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said the government was ready for discussion but the Opposition needs to take it up as per ... (more...)

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