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Federal jury convicts man in carjacking, NSA gate crash
- October 27, 2017

Meade, officials said. Dontae Small, 43, was convicted of conspiracy, carjacking, and destruction of government property on Wednesday. Dontae Small, 43, faces as much as 30 years on the charges stemming from the October 4, 2015, incident. (more...)
LG results up in Q3 as smartphone sales return to growth
- October 27, 2017

The electronics giant may face restrictions on exports to the United States going forward, following a ruling this month by the U.S. International Trade Commission that surging imports of large residential washing machines harmed domestic producers. (more...)
New snow leopard cub revealed at Bronx Zoo New snow leopard cub revealed at Bronx Zoo
- October 27, 2017

Snow leopards are often called "ghost cats" due to their pale coloring that allows them to easily blend into their environment, especially snow! The new cub and her mother are on exhibit in the Himalayan Highlands just in time for the zoo's last weekend of their Boo at the Zoo event, the flawless time to see the "ghost cats". (more...)
United Nations report finds Syrian regime responsible for sarin attack
- October 27, 2017

Horrific images from the immediate aftermath of the attack drew global outrage and prompted the United States to fire cruise missiles at a Syrian air base from which the West says the assault was launched. The early morning attack killed dozens of civilians and is regarded as one of the worst chemical weapons atrocities in the almost seven-year-old conflict. (more...)
Amgen Tour of California announces stages and host cities for 2018 races Amgen Tour of California announces stages and host cities for 2018 races
- October 27, 2017

Cyclists will arrive in Ventura on Sunday, May 13, having started in Long Beach, and begin early morning on Monday, starting from the Ventura Pier. “The 2018 Amgen Tour of California will captivate fans everywhere with all-star pelotons and new routes that showcase the incredible beauty of the Golden State, ” says Kristin Klein, president of the Amgen Tour of California and executive vice president of AEG Sports. (more...)
Robbers tie boy to pipe by his neck during home invasion
- October 27, 2017

September 17, according to authorities. The duo wrapped a belt around the boy's neck and tied it around a pipe, police said. They then stole jewelry from the home and fled the scene. The second individual is described as a man who was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and jeans. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). (more...)
Lux ranks 5th in global passport power rank Lux ranks 5th in global passport power rank
- October 27, 2017

This is the first time an Asian country has ever held the most powerful passport in the world, as it was ranked the top out of the 193 countries who were indexed. As for America's ranking: "While Singapore quietly climbed the ranks, the US passport has fallen down since President Donald Trump took office", Arton Capital said in a statement. (more...)
Santander profit falls after rescue of Banco Popular Santander profit falls after rescue of Banco Popular
- October 27, 2017

Previously Banco Santander Brasil Sa (NYSE: BSBR ) reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03 with surprise factor of 18.8%. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. (more...)
Earthquake Measuring 4.3 Rattles Santa Barbara County Earthquake Measuring 4.3 Rattles Santa Barbara County
- October 27, 2017

As of 2:00 p.m., visitors to the USGS website from as far away as Los Angeles County reported feeling the quake. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but the shaking was felt throughout Santa Barbara County. (more...)
Winning Power Ball ticket sold in Louisiana
- October 27, 2017

In New York, there were still thousands of tickets winning smaller prizes. This is not the first big win related to Brownie's. According to the Louisiana Lottery company, the winning ticket was sold in Eunice , Louisiana. The Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for the next drawing is $161,000 for hitting all five numbers and the odds of winning are 1-in-575,757. The winners have not come forward yet, so make sure to check your tickets! "It is also a good idea for all winners of substantial ... (more...)
Dio De Los Muertos celebration and presentation, November 1 Dio De Los Muertos celebration and presentation, November 1
- October 27, 2017

On the Carleton campus, Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated thanks to a collaborative effort between the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) and the Office of the Chaplain. The Center will provide your group with a 6-foot table for your altar that you are responsible for decorating and completing onWednesday, October 25. (more...)
Women and their dogs rescued, months after being lost at sea Women and their dogs rescued, months after being lost at sea
- October 27, 2017

Two sailors from Honolulu are safely on board a U.S. Navy vessel after being stranded at sea for several months. They were hit with a bout of bad weather on May 30, about two months into their journey, which caused their boat's engine to fail. (more...)
Sentencing today for Luton woman who killed sister Sentencing today for Luton woman who killed sister
- October 27, 2017

Sabah Khan, 26, was sentenced to a life term with a minimum of 22 years at the Old Bailey today (26 October) after admitting on 24 October to murdering her older sister Saima. Her internet history shows her browsing pages like "venomous snakes for sale", "how to poison someone" and " 16 steps to kill someone and not get caught ". (more...)
Alaska airport removes massive seal from runway using sled Alaska airport removes massive seal from runway using sled
- October 27, 2017

Meadow Bailey, ADOT communications director, told KTVA that Utqiagvik experienced heavy storms on Monday. A state employee, Scott Babcock took a picture of the marine visitor and posted it to Facebook . "Wildlife strikes to aircraft pose a significant safety hazard and cost the aviation industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year", Bailey said. (more...)
Joe Biden, Lady Gaga Support Sexual Assault Survivors In New PSA Joe Biden, Lady Gaga Support Sexual Assault Survivors In New PSA
- October 27, 2017

The two are no strangers to standing up for what they believe in, especially when it comes to sexual assault. In the powerful video, which is part of the "It's On Us" campaign, Lady Gaga opens up about being the victim of sexual assault and to explain why it is important to reach out for help. (more...)
Trump Has Spent $1.75 Million On Furniture for the White House Trump Has Spent $1.75 Million On Furniture for the White House
- October 27, 2017

Bush honors father at benefit for hurricane victims Dem senator: "I miss every one of" our last 5 presidents All five living former presidents appear at hurricane relief benefit concert MORE had spent about $1.5 million, NBC reported , but had paid for some of it himself. (more...)
Police investigating possible person with gun on King West Police investigating possible person with gun on King West
- October 26, 2017

Toronto police are using emergency procedures for a possible person with a gun and a possible hostage, inside a building in the King Street West and Peter Street area. "A call of that nature we always take very seriously and I can tell you that we responded very quickly", said Const. David Hopkinson. "We're treating it in the serious way it needs to be treated". (more...)
Analyst Stock Ratings: Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), ConocoPhillips (COP)
- October 26, 2017

The quarterly performance for the stock is -4.21%, while the half-yearly performance is -0.95%. The volume of OUT witnessed a shift from 1.54 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 961.83 million shares. 61 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. On average, analysts expect that Xcel Energy Inc . will post $2.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Hillary Clinton makes long-awaited visit to MI to promote 'What Happened' book Hillary Clinton makes long-awaited visit to MI to promote 'What Happened' book
- October 26, 2017

Clinton's only tweet on her birthday this year has so far been a call to action regarding health care. Lewis boycotted Trump's inauguration, calling him "an illegitimate president" because of allegations of Russian interference in the election. (more...)
Lawmakers seek probe of power contract to Interior chief's neighbor Lawmakers seek probe of power contract to Interior chief's neighbor
- October 26, 2017

The auto maker says it's the first of many solar and energy storage projects going live in Puerto Rico. "Our goal is to continue to do all we can to help everyone in Puerto Rico in this time of need". It just finished dealing with outages from Hurricane Irma in early September. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said about 95% the island's power could be restored by December 15. (more...)
Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
- October 26, 2017

Whirlpool Corporation has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $189.88. BidaskClub lowered Whirlpool Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. The current P/E ration is 16.36 and forward P/E of 9.51 indicates where the company may be headed. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid a $1.10 dividend. (more...)
Delhi HC dismisses Subramanian Swamy's petition — Sunanda Pushkar case Delhi HC dismisses Subramanian Swamy's petition — Sunanda Pushkar case
- October 26, 2017

Reminding the court about his track record, Swamy said "This is not my first PIL ". Reportedly, the Delhi police told the court it didn't subscribe to the BJP MP's view that the Sunanda's politician husband Shashi Tharoor influenced the probe. (more...)
Jagan to do an YSR act - Padayatra road show Jagan to do an YSR act - Padayatra road show
- October 26, 2017

And four of these defectors were given berths in the TDP cabinet even while continuing as the opposition MLAs. "Of the 10 sessions held so far, the assembly was conducted for just 90 days while the normal length of Budget session should be 40 days". (more...)
CBI registers FIR against George, two IPS officers CBI registers FIR against George, two IPS officers
- October 26, 2017

Karnataka minister K J George , former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ex-ADG of police (state intelligence) A M Prasad have been named in an FIR by the CBI in the case of mysterious death of Deputy SP M K Ganapathy. Amid a political uproar over Ganapathy's suicide, his teenage son filed a complaint against the minister and the officers. Apart from George, who was then the state Home Minister and is now holding the portfolio of Urban Development, the police officers booked by the Central ... (more...)
McDonald's changes name in China leaving customers confused
- October 26, 2017

On Weibo , some netizens argued that the name sounded like it belonged to a rustic countryside village or a traditional Chinese medicinal shop. Netizens mocked the name as an unpleasant combination of "awkward" and "earthy", warning the company that if it ever actually did switch over to the new moniker then, "You lose the Chinese market". (more...)
Italian Soccer Club's Flower Tribute Over anti-Semitism Flung Into River
- October 26, 2017

Anne Frank was born in Germany but her family fled to the Netherlands to escape the Nazi takeover. "The Jewish communities are part of our European Union". Some Lazio fans chanted a Fascist-era song during Wednesday's match, leading Italy's leading sports newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport to write "The shame has no end". (more...)
Police find 10-year-old after second joy ride in father's vehicle
- October 26, 2017

The car's speed reached 96 miles per hour as it passed through Lorain and Erie counties. That's when the Ohio State Highway Patrol took over. After making eye contact with the boy during the chase, a trooper signaled him to pull over. A patrol auto and the driver's vehicle had minor damage, according to the patrol. Cleveland police say it's the second time in two weeks the boy has taken cars on joyrides. (more...)
Nikola Mirotic Prefers To Remain With Bulls Nikola Mirotic Prefers To Remain With Bulls
- October 26, 2017

The Bulls will next take the court on Thursday night when they take on the Atlanta Hawks at the United Center. Through three games , he's averaging solid numbers of 16.3 points, including 44.3 percent from beyond the arc, to go along with 9.3 rebounds in 34.0 minutes per game. (more...)
President Trump to Declare State of Emergency on Opioids Next Week President Trump to Declare State of Emergency on Opioids Next Week
- October 26, 2017

The declaration is limited, falling far short of the steps experts say is necessary to combat the crisis. Trump says that includes a "massive advertising campaign" reaching out to young people to avoid prescription drugs. Senior White House officials tell CNN that they will follow up this order by working with Congress to fund the Public Health Emergency Fund and to increase federal funding in year-end budget deals now being negotiated in Congress. (more...)
Marsh & McLennan tops Street 3Q forecasts
- October 26, 2017

The stock of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. The institutional investor held 3.45 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $268.63M, up from 3.01M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership reported 117,429 shares. Fiera Capital Corp has 2,627 shares. Art Advisors Ltd Com holds 0.24% or 91,600 shares. (more...)

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