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Vegas killer's brother terrorized auto shop where he squatted Vegas killer's brother terrorized auto shop where he squatted
- October 26, 2017

Bruce Paddock was arrested on Wednesday at an assisted living home in North Hollywood after cops found more than 600 sick child abuse images on a computer he had left behind at the garage, in Sun Valley, California. The evidence was discovered after his eviction. Another time, Paddock threatened to set the garage on fire with a gas canister. He was more recently located along a busy commercial thoroughfare in Los Angeles, police said. (more...)
Who Is Mirella Ponce? 'Sexy' Felon's Viral Mugshot Sparks Adoration Who Is Mirella Ponce? 'Sexy' Felon's Viral Mugshot Sparks Adoration
- October 26, 2017

A woman described by police as a gang member was arrested on a weapon charge after a vehicle containing her and her infant child was pulled over by officers. "Ima (sic) just go bail her out". "All about her looks and not about the child in the auto or the fact she's a gang member carrying a gun with other gang members", one commenter wrote. (more...)
Twitter Makes 'Policy Decision' to Off-Board Ads From Sputnik and RT Twitter Makes 'Policy Decision' to Off-Board Ads From Sputnik and RT
- October 26, 2017

Twitter said at the time that RT spent $274,000 in USA ads past year and promoted more than 1,823 tweets . RT and Sputnik will still be permitted to remain Twitter users, but Thursday's decision means they won't be able to target posts or content at specific users. (more...)
Lindsey Graham to testify at Senate corruption trial
- October 26, 2017

Menendez, the senior senator from New Jersey, has been charged with conspiracy, bribery, and fraud. The Seneca Republican was called as a character witness in the trial. Chris Christie leaves office in January, the Republican would get to choose a replacement for the previous year of the term. Booker said that one of the "best things about politics for me the last four years is I get to work with Bob Menendez". (more...)
Georgia teens arrested, allegedly threatened attack on high school Georgia teens arrested, allegedly threatened attack on high school
- October 26, 2017

A judge has sealed both of the teens' arrest warrants. This is not the first incident of violence in the school district. Authorities said they found a journal belonging to one of the students with a list of targets. Victoria McCurley, left, and Alfred Dupree, right, were arrested on attempted murder charges. Sheriff's office Sgt. Marianne Kelley said the department was made aware of the threats on Monday by the Cherokee County Schools Police Department, according to NBC affiliate WXIA . (more...)
Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi passes away in Bengaluru Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi passes away in Bengaluru
- October 26, 2017

Abdul Karim Telgi , a convict in multi-crore fake stamp paper scam , died of multiple organ failure on Thursday in Victoria hospital. He was suffering from multiple medical problems including meningitis. He was arrested in the year 2001. Besides other ailments, for over 20 years, Telgi has been suffering from diabetes and hypertension. Telgi, a native of Khanapur in Belgaum district, was the kingpin of a racket that produced fake stamp papers and sold them to a number of private and ... (more...)
Teddy Roosevelt Statue Bloodied By Vandals Teddy Roosevelt Statue Bloodied By Vandals
- October 26, 2017

The 10-foot tall statue, erected in 1938, has been a focal point of protests as it depicts the former president on horseback flanked by an African-American man and an indigenous man. Activists previous year called for museum to take down the "racist" statue, calling it a "stark embodiment" of white supremacy that Roosevelt "espoused and promoted". (more...)
100 farmers linked to one Aadhaar 100 farmers linked to one Aadhaar
- October 26, 2017

The Maharashtra government's attempt at online registration for loan waiver implementation has sent the authorities into a tizzy as names of over 100 farmers have been found linked to a single Aadhaar number. If we have to carry out a manual check, it will take weeks. If discrepancies have been bared even when farmers were asked to submit online applications quoting their Aadhaar and bank account numbers, it means this was always the right approach. (more...)
Apollo IE Is A 780 Horsepower Hypercar That Costs €2.3 Million Apollo IE Is A 780 Horsepower Hypercar That Costs €2.3 Million
- October 26, 2017

Apollo's machine is also a stunner - huge front splitter, dive planes, channels along the bodywork, vents in the hood, flanks, and rear, a rear wing that seems to have been snatched from a private plane - all in the name of up to 1,350 kg (2,976 lbs) of downforce (44.5/55.5 percent front/rear)! The dramatic exterior of the vehicle can be attributed to its liberal use of carbon fibre which keeps weight down to a lowly 1,250kg. (more...)
Karan Johar REFUSES to launch Prabhas! Karan Johar REFUSES to launch Prabhas!
- October 26, 2017

According to a report in DNA , Prabhas is said to have demanded a remuneration of Rs 20 crore for his Bollywood debut. The source adds on further saying, "No South Indian actor, not even Rajinikanth, has that kind of commercial clout in Hindi cinema". (more...)
Vice President Pence to visit Israel and Egypt in December Vice President Pence to visit Israel and Egypt in December
- October 26, 2017

The State Department did not comment late Wednesday. "The United States will work hand in hand from this day forward with faith-based groups and private orgs to help those who are persecuted for their faith". "Our fellow Christians and all who are persecuted in the Middle East should not have to rely on multinational institutions when America can help them directly, ' the Vice President told the audience at lobby group In Defence of Christians" annual gala. (more...)
Kaspersky found malware on NSA hacker's PC Kaspersky found malware on NSA hacker's PC
- October 26, 2017

This backdoor could then have been used by the FSB to gain access to the NSA's Equation exploits, as opposed to the exploits being turned over by Kaspersky Lab itself - exploits which were promptly deleted from its files, the company said, when it discovered what they were. (more...)
Rabri Devi prepares for Chhath puja, Tejashwi Yadav shares pics on Twitter Rabri Devi prepares for Chhath puja, Tejashwi Yadav shares pics on Twitter
- October 26, 2017

Women wake up early morning and prepare all the prasad that is to be offered and in the evening, women head to the river/pond dressed in the traditional attire of Bihar. "The offering of "Ardhya" to Surya, the Sun God, by millions of devotees is an embodiment of the spiritual consciousness of our people". So that people can easily stay on the Chhath puja site without any problem. (more...)
Ancient Papua New Guinea skull called oldest-known tsunami victim Ancient Papua New Guinea skull called oldest-known tsunami victim
- October 26, 2017

The researchers say surprisingly few fossils of tsunami victims have been found, and this one dates to when people in the region first settled tsunami-prone coastal areas. Back in the lab, they studied details of the sediment including its grain size and geochemical composition, which can help identify a tsunami inundation. (more...)
#SAP to reveal Gupta-linked bribe details
- October 26, 2017

SAP said an internal probe into the German software company's South African business found instances of misconduct related to businesses connected to the Gupta family and started disciplinary procedures against three employees. Fox-Martin said SAP had made its voluntary disclosure to the US authorities in July, shortly after the allegations hit. "We are disappointed SAP has let down South Africa: its communities, our employees, the partners we work with in South Africa and, importantly, our ... (more...)
Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Schlumberger NV's Q1 2018 Earnings (SLB)
- October 26, 2017

Schlumberger now has $87.31 billion valuation. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 20,539 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $1,352,000 after purchasing an additional 4,200 shares during the last quarter. Schlumberger Limited . had 121 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $80.00 price objective (down from $92.00) on shares of Schlumberger N.V.in a research note on Monday, July 24th. (more...)
Security Health Plan approved for Health Insurance Marketplace Security Health Plan approved for Health Insurance Marketplace
- October 26, 2017

The poll, conducted by the Washington-based group that examines key health policy issues, was released October 13, the day after Trump announced some changes to the current health care law. Sr. They've been anxiously awaiting direction from the president - who has given mixed signals on where he stands on the Alexander-Murray health bill - but Trump didn't provide concrete guidance. (more...)
'Chaos and shambles' as May and Davis at odds on Brexit vote 'Chaos and shambles' as May and Davis at odds on Brexit vote
- October 26, 2017

The promise of a meaningful vote was one of the key concessions made by the government during the passage of the article 50 bill in February, when it faced the prospect of a defeat over MPs' insistence they must be given the chance of rejecting the deal. (more...)
Bandra station inferno: 16 fire tenders struggling to take control Bandra station inferno: 16 fire tenders struggling to take control
- October 26, 2017

According to the reports, the massive fire bore out at around 3 PM in the noon, and is still said to be uncontrollable. No casualties have been reported as the slum was evacuated before demolition. Locals, speaking to Times Now , alleged that the Mumbai civic body officials did not remove the household stuff properly before the demolition drive, which caused the blast in gas cylinders. (more...)
Rohingyas have reached Bangladesh in past 2 months
- October 26, 2017

A UN-supported humanitarian conference later raised more than $344 million to fund critical relief programs for Rohingya refugees. United Nations agencies have been attempting to ramp up aid, including in providing food and medical assistance to hundreds of thousands of the refugees, and will now get the financial backing to further do so. (more...)
United Kingdom population set to pass 70 million before 2030 United Kingdom population set to pass 70 million before 2030
- October 26, 2017

England's population is projected to grow 5.9 per cent over this period. The projections are slightly lower than those made by the ONS in 2014, thanks to a slight fall in migration and births. Once the indirect effect is taken into account, global migration accounts for more than three quarters (77 per cent) of the projected United Kingdom population growth over the 25 years from 2016, according to the ONS report. (more...)
War poem written in poppies to launch British Legion appeal War poem written in poppies to launch British Legion appeal
- October 26, 2017

In Flanders Fields was written after poppies bloomed on the battlefields of the first world war among the death and destruction. They represent life growing in the most hard of circumstances, connecting the poppy with a message of hope. Donations last year totalled more than a million pounds in the county with a focus again this year on 'rethinking remembrance'. The Royal British Legion's director of fundraising, Claire Rowcliffe, said: We're encouraging people to dig deep for this year's ... (more...)
Government may go beyond Aadhaar to verify mobile numbers Government may go beyond Aadhaar to verify mobile numbers
- October 26, 2017

To make the re-verification process easier for senior citizens and the people with disability and chronic illness, the DoT has recommended the telecom companies to complete the verification process at subscribers' doorstep. As many as 50 crore mobile numbers have already been registered in the Aadhaar data base, the DoT data showed. In case of agent-assisted biometric authentication for SIM re-verification or issuance, telcos have been asked to ensure that full e-KYC details of subscribers ... (more...)
The world's five fastest growing tourist cities are all located in China The world's five fastest growing tourist cities are all located in China
- October 26, 2017

The market size of Singapore's tourism sector doubled within a decade, from US$6.1b in 2006 to US$12.4b in 2016, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) revealed. Meanwhile, Tokyo in Japan contributes an 18% share towards Japan's total travel and tourism GDP. The WTTC report collected economic data on travel and tourism from over 30 countries in the Asia Pacific area, with the sector said to contribute US$714 billion to the region's economy - 2.8 per cent of its total GDP - and with 67 ... (more...)
European Union opens state aid investigation into British tax scheme for multinationals
- October 26, 2017

The European Union's antitrust body has launched a probe into United Kingdom tax rules that allegedly help multinational companies to pay less taxes in Britain, the European Commission said on Thursday. The rule allows a United Kingdom -resident multinational firm to move some of its taxable income to an offshore subsidiary. According to the Guardian , the European Commission is concerned that this gives an unfair advantage to multinationals, harming British competitors who do not have the ... (more...)
Paul Ryan: Trump-Corker feud will not hurt tax bill's chances Paul Ryan: Trump-Corker feud will not hurt tax bill's chances
- October 26, 2017

The retiring Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, one of Trump's harshest GOP critics, is said to have made the comment to NBC News . "At the end of the day, I know Bob well". "It's unfortunate that our nation finds itself in this place", he said, expressing regret for having supported Trump's presidential bid, and saying he would not vote for him again. (more...)
Catalan separatist leader turns down chance to talk to Spanish Senate Catalan separatist leader turns down chance to talk to Spanish Senate
- October 26, 2017

Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont is set to call a snap regional election for December 20, local media said on Friday, a move that could help break a one-month deadlock between the Madrid government and Catalan separatists seeking independence from Spain. (more...)
Government U-turn on housing benefit cap for social tenants Government U-turn on housing benefit cap for social tenants
- October 26, 2017

The Lib Dem MP Wera Hobhouse had described the policy as "cruel and heartless". Last night Labour's shadow housing minister John Healey welcomed the change, but called on the Government to adopt a system which safeguards its long term future and funding. (more...)
Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (BUD) Analysts See $1.19 EPS Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (BUD) Analysts See $1.19 EPS
- October 26, 2017

The company has market cap of $210.04 billion. Its up 6.64% from 1.20 million shares previously. Traders may be following this reading to spot near-term positive momentum on shares. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was reduced too. Earnings rose substantially in the third quarter versus the same period a year ago, but were behind market forecasts. (more...)
Malaysian Taoist medium 'steamed to death' during a ritual performance Malaysian Taoist medium 'steamed to death' during a ritual performance
- October 26, 2017

He had reportedly suffered a heart attack and second-degree burns. It was reported that 30 minutes into the ritual at a Kuala Sanglang temple, devotees heard "desperate and irregular" knocks coming from inside the wok. "My father went through a heart operation past year". Vegetables, rice and buns also cooked to add to the authenticity. Our cheerful father has left us forever'. (more...)

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