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Tillerson's visit paved way to strengthen bilateral relation with US: FO Tillerson's visit paved way to strengthen bilateral relation with US: FO
- October 26, 2017

Tillerson's warning followed an unannounced stop in Afghanistan Monday, where he reiterated United States commitment to the country and warned that Washington has made "very specific requests" of Pakistan over militancy. The US also look further cooperation in the broader Indo-Pacific region as both India and the US promote a rules- based and sustainable approach towards economic development, he said while noting that they are joined by Japan in this endeavour. (more...)
It's going to cost you more to play Mega Millions
- October 26, 2017

Lottery officials also say there will be better odds to win $1 million prizes and higher secondary prizes. Starting Saturday, the price for a MegaMillions ticket will double from $1 to $2, costing the same as a Powerball ticket. Mirabito will receive a $10,000 selling bonus for selling the winning ticket. MegaMillions started back in 1996 and today, it's played in 44 states including Kansas and Missouri. (more...)
Gold Star father Khizr Khan slams John Kelly's defense of Trump Gold Star father Khizr Khan slams John Kelly's defense of Trump
- October 26, 2017

More was expected of Gen. John F. Kelly . La David Johnson when she claimed he told his widow that he "knew what he signed up for". "I feel very sorry for him because he feels such a need to lie on me and I'm not even his enemy", Wilson said of Kelly, according to The Times. (more...)
Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) Stock Price Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Bank of Nova Scotia (The) (BNS) Stock Price
- October 26, 2017

The stock of Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Equities research analysts anticipate that Bank of Nova Scotia will post $5.18 EPS for the current year. FMR LLC now owns 11,908,430 shares of the company's stock worth $583,555,000 after buying an additional 3,980,450 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has risen 16.52% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Slain Vegas cop's mom dies of broken heart after son's funeral Slain Vegas cop's mom dies of broken heart after son's funeral
- October 26, 2017

Hartfield was off-duty and with his wife at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on October 1 when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire killing 58 people and injuring 489. "She was on the escalator and she had a heart attack", said Ralston. As a result, she fell and suffered brain damage, he said. "She didn't even talk to me [about how she was feeling], and I'm her brother", he said. (more...)
Colorful Display Of Unity Against Bullying In Philly Schools Colorful Display Of Unity Against Bullying In Philly Schools
- October 26, 2017

The program focused on bullying and its effect on students. There is an anti-bullying theme for each day. Eau Claire Memorial High School joined in on the day, to remind their students what respectful behavior looks like as a teenager. "It's a bunch of people coming together no matter what demographic you're from you know race, gender religion whatever and just loving each other and being friendly and being nice", Jack Kern, a Memorial High School senior said. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Swore On TV And Fox News Can't Handle It Hillary Clinton Swore On TV And Fox News Can't Handle It
- October 26, 2017

Bush's reaction to Donald Trump's inauguration speech. But when she talked about Trump's inauguration speech, she told a quick anecdote that has the right wing in an uproar. She urged the cheering crowd to "not grow weary" under the Trump administration, speaking as news emerged that the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's campaign funded researched into the infamous dossier connecting President Trump to Russian Federation. (more...)
Joint Chiefs Chairman gives timeline of Niger ambush Joint Chiefs Chairman gives timeline of Niger ambush
- October 26, 2017

But, investigative journalist Nick Turse said there is much more to this story. After the meeting, Graham told reporters that Mattis said the war on terrorism is " morphing ". Independent of the events surrounding the attack, Johnson's death and his family's ordeal have become a major political dispute. Two U.S. military officials said it is unlikely JSOC would have deployed forces for the search if it was clear at the time that Johnson was dead. (more...)
Voters see President Trump as 'reckless' and 'not honest' Voters see President Trump as 'reckless' and 'not honest'
- October 26, 2017

Other words used to describe the president by most of those surveyed included "unstable" (54 percent) and "untrustworthy" (53 percent), while 53 percent also said they believed Trump doesn't care about people like them-contrary to the talking points that were repeated throughout his presidential campaign and are now pushed on a daily basis by the president and in White House press briefings. (more...)
WINTON GROUP Ltd Invests $466000 in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Stock
- October 26, 2017

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on CFG . Finally, Veritable L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Citizens Financial Group by 1.2% during the second quarter. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $0.47 (1.23%) between intraday high and intraday low. Its down 0.30, from 1.3 in 2017Q1. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 31st. (more...)
Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit
- October 26, 2017

The demand is expected to result in something of a contest with China to see who will blink first. China's special envoy for the North Korea nuclear issue, Kong Xuanyou, met his USA counterpart, Joseph Yun, in Beijing on Monday, China's Foreign Ministry said, where they had a "deep exchange of views on the Korean peninsula issue". (more...)
As Panel Questions Trump Associates, GOP Launches New Probes As Panel Questions Trump Associates, GOP Launches New Probes
- October 26, 2017

Devin Nunes, also announced a separate investigation into a uranium deal brokered during President Barack Obama's tenure. It is the second investigation launched by Republicans on Tuesday. The lawyer, William Taylor, also says the subpoena for the banking records is created to "punish President Trump's political foes while chilling future investigative research into his actions". (more...)
Kenya: Rerun of presidential election to go ahead Kenya: Rerun of presidential election to go ahead
- October 26, 2017

Although Odinga has backed off from earlier calls for protests on election day, police are expected to be out in force, especially in Kisumu and Nairobi's slums, where almost 50 people have been killed by security forces since the August vote. (more...)
President Trump Intends To Win Over Beijing To Help Rein In Pyongyang President Trump Intends To Win Over Beijing To Help Rein In Pyongyang
- October 26, 2017

The sources told NBC News on Wednesday that the efforts of Joseph Yun - a top U.S. diplomat working with North Korea - to find a diplomatic solution to the missile crisis have all but completely broken down. "Chinese could be quite effective in significantly limiting North Korea's ability to obtain dual-use materials or technology for nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Some Pac-12 teams encountering midseason QB challenges Some Pac-12 teams encountering midseason QB challenges
- October 26, 2017

Stanford is also 4-3 with the under, hitting it in three straight games. Chryst said the Cardinal can not "get too reliant" on Love breaking off long runs to buoy the offense. "In the years that OSU has hosted a weeknight football game, we have taken many measures to minimize disruption and inconvenience that may result". (more...)
Federal judge allows Trump to end cost-sharing subsidies Federal judge allows Trump to end cost-sharing subsidies
- October 26, 2017

Chhabria, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama , added that Trump's order to end the payments earlier this month may not have violated the law. The subsidies were amounting to almost US$600 million (S$800 million) a month. Also Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office said a bipartisan plan put forth by Sens. (more...)
Brazilian President hospitalised amidst corruption trial Brazilian President hospitalised amidst corruption trial
- October 26, 2017

Temer is the first president in Brazil to face criminal charges while in office. To avoid being suspended and put on trial, Temer needed the support of at least one third of the 513 deputies in the lower Chamber of Deputies. Carlos Marun is an aide to the embattled president. He said Wednesday he did not think the issue was serious but did not provide any more details. Mr Temer's doctor diagnosed a urinary obstruction causing pain and advised the examination, the presidency said. (more...)
Queensborough Bridge closed Wednesday morning due to fire, power outage Queensborough Bridge closed Wednesday morning due to fire, power outage
- October 26, 2017

It is unlikely the bridge will reopen for to the morning rush hour, Sgt. Mike Garbutt advised in a statement. New Westminster is the only municipality in Metro Vancouver where the electricity is not run by BC Hydro. The Queensborough Bridge as seen from a DriveBC camera. Fire and emergency crews are on scene, and the traffic is blocked in both directions. The closure also affected bus routes that involve the bridge. (more...)
Centre to observe Nov 8 as 'anti-black money' day Centre to observe Nov 8 as 'anti-black money' day
- October 26, 2017

Congress' senior spokesperson Anand Sharma hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded that he introspect, apologise to the nation and demit office for his "reckless decision". "Instead of apologizing for the death of over 150 people and unprecedented strike on livelihood of common Indians, the BJP is so drunk with power that it wants to celebrate the "Demon of Demonetisation", said the two Congress leaders. (more...)
Right-wing: Italian votes 'a lesson in democracy for Europe' Right-wing: Italian votes 'a lesson in democracy for Europe'
- October 26, 2017

However, in the case of Lombardy, only less than half of the electorate voted for it. While Italian authorities are ready for dialogue with the regions which voted for autonomy during a recent referendum, it would be a " complex discussion that can't be done in five minutes ", the PM underlined. (more...)
Asif urges USA to stop listening to 'failed generals' on Afghanistan Asif urges USA to stop listening to 'failed generals' on Afghanistan
- October 26, 2017

On the contrary, the minister added, Pakistan remained successful in the war against terrorism because of unmatched sacrifices rendered by its civilians and the law-enforcement personnel. "The role of these countries in solving the dispute is indispensable", Asif added. "How do you expect that after these incidents Pakistan will have any influence over the Taliban?" "Compromises made by military dictators in the past are the reason for the situation Pakistan is mired in today", he said. (more...)
Shelton Capital Management Acquires Shares of 7218 Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL)
- October 26, 2017

Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. lifted its stake in Rollins by 3.5% in the second quarter. State Treasurer State of MI now owns 37,739 shares of the company's stock worth $1,105,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Wednesday. 4:10 pm: Girard officer was shot in chest Wednesday. 4:10 pm: Girard officer was shot in chest
- October 26, 2017

Select Sportswear, with stores in Howland and Niles, are selling black t-shirts which say "In Loving Memory Officer Justin Leo E.O.W 10/21/2017". Police said suspect Jason Marble shot Officer Leo, another officer then returned fire killing Marble. (more...)
GOP budget deal fails to pass Oklahoma House GOP budget deal fails to pass Oklahoma House
- October 26, 2017

Collin Walke, D-Oklahoma City, of when he first learned of the budget plan Monday. The bill failed by a vote of 54-44, not garnering the three-fourths majority necessary to raise taxes under the Oklahoma Constitution. According to a News 9 source close to the Republican side of the negotiations, their caucus had a fix for the state's embattled budget, without needing votes from Democrats. (more...)
Filipino Veterans Honored Over 70 Years After War Filipino Veterans Honored Over 70 Years After War
- October 26, 2017

The more than 200,000 Filipinos who served in the U.S. military during World War II are being honored with the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Oct. Almeda recalled his experience during the war in an interview with the Daily Inquirer. "Presenting the Congressional Gold Medal to our Filipino World War II veterans is a long overdue honor for hundreds of thousands of veterans and their families", said Hirono in a press release. (more...)
43-Year-Old Simeon Rice Says He Can Help Buccaneers Reach Playoffs 43-Year-Old Simeon Rice Says He Can Help Buccaneers Reach Playoffs
- October 26, 2017

He wasn't joking, and if you've ever met Rice, that's no surprise. Rice, who is 43, tweeted that he wanted to come back to play for the Buccaneers and confirmed to ESPN's Jenna Laine that he was serious. The 2016 second-round draft pick suffered his fourth shoulder dislocation against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday and will be placed on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday. (more...)
Illinois House fails to override veto of right to work ban Illinois House fails to override veto of right to work ban
- October 26, 2017

Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the bill, saying it was bad for business and went too far . The test comes three months after Rauner saw some House Republicans buck him on a tax and budget package. The statement responding to the Senate vote came out the same day Rauner released a campaign ad featuring the governors of Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri thanking Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan for sending jobs their way. (more...)
Oby Ezekwesili Condemns Nigerian Federal Government On Maina Reinstatement Oby Ezekwesili Condemns Nigerian Federal Government On Maina Reinstatement
- October 26, 2017

Maina. "The FCSC at its meeting held on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 considered the letter from the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice and the recommendations of the Senior Staff Committee (SSC) of the Ministry of Interior on the disciplinary case against Alhaji Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina, Deputy Director (Administration), Salary Grade Level 16". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption scandal to see first soccer official sentenced
- October 26, 2017

More than 40 people and marketing agencies have been indicted or pled guilty as part of the U.S. Justice Department investigation into corruption related to broadcast contracts and sponsorships involving North, South and Central American football. (more...)
Kia and Mitsubishi recall over half a million vehicles
- October 26, 2017

Kia says a pinion plug may not be properly secured and that could cause the pinion gear to separate from the steering assembly, potentially causing loss of steering. Kia is not aware of any injuries associated with the issue, according to a company statement. Kia said previous repairs, disclosed in November 2015, may not have been performed correctly. (more...)

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