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Kenya delays vote in 4 counties hit by violence: poll chief Kenya delays vote in 4 counties hit by violence: poll chief
- October 27, 2017

The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) said on Thursday that 35, 564 polling stations opened for the election out of the 40, 883 in the 47 counties nationwide. "However, we can not keep pushing this chance, we have to declare the election by the seventh day", he said. Voting in Thursday's repeat presidential poll was disrupted in 4 counties, Inspector General of police Joseph Boinett has confirmed. (more...)
Study says daydreaming could mean you are smart Study says daydreaming could mean you are smart
- October 27, 2017

Day dreaming could be an indication of higher efficiency and capacity of brain to think, and this extra efficient brain may wander when performing easy tasks, he said. "Our data is consistent with the idea that this isn't always true". The team adds that the best way to measure a highly-efficient brain is by looking at the ability to exit and re-enter a conversation or project without missing a beat. (more...)
Mersal row: Madras HC dismisses plea to revoke censor certificate to film Mersal row: Madras HC dismisses plea to revoke censor certificate to film
- October 27, 2017

But for the new release in Telugu, "the producers are under pressure from the BJP and hence they've made a decision to mute (the criticism)", a source from the " Mersal " team told NDTV today. Aalaporaan Thamizhan has found huge popularity, while Mersal Arasan serves as a ideal track with varied rhythms and a peppy tune for a dancer like Vijay . (more...)
Police investigate deadly shooting near Flamingo, Durango Police investigate deadly shooting near Flamingo, Durango
- October 27, 2017

Investigators are trying to figure out where a man was killed on Thursday after the woman who found him and reported the fatal shooting forgot where it went down. Dan McGrath said. Due to the woman's level of intoxication, she couldn't remember the location of the crime, the time of the incident, or the people involved. (more...)
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY), Morgan Stanley (MS) — Traders Focused Stocks
- October 27, 2017

Finally, Cowen and Company restated a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price target on shares of Eli Lilly and in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in LLY . Rothschild Asset Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 0.71% of its portfolio in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ). This dividend amount will represent a yield of $2.41. (more...)
Marriage Equality Ruling 'Worse' Than Upholding Slavery Says GOP Candidate Marriage Equality Ruling 'Worse' Than Upholding Slavery Says GOP Candidate
- October 27, 2017

And he previously argued that Muslims should not be allowed to serve in Congress. Keith EllisonKeith Maurice EllisonDemocrat walks back comment that Kim Jong-un " more responsible" than Trump Keith Ellison: Reality of Trump is setting in Keith Ellison: New Trump travel ban is "irrational, ' 'mean" MORE (D-Minn.), the first Muslim in Congress, over his decision to take his oath of office on a Quran instead of a Bible. (more...)
Malaysian diver fails doping test, stripped of SEA Games gold medals
- October 27, 2017

Wendy had tested for the appetite suppressant sibutramine which can see her being suspended for up to two years and stripped of the two gold medals she won at KL2017. This will take the Republic's gold medal tally to 58, and edge Vietnam to the third spot on the medal table tally. The result of her B test had also been positive. (more...)
'Special master' ordered in North Carolina racial gerrymandering case
- October 27, 2017

The court has appointed Stanford Law School Professor Nathaniel Persily as special master. One Senate district was in Guilford County; the other was in Hoke and Cumberland counties. Persily will be paid $500 an hour, which the judges described as half his typical hourly rate. The court will put in another order for instructions for special master. (more...)
Shopkeeper linked to Maute terrorists arrested in QC
- October 27, 2017

Albayalde said Malawani, owner of Salaam Bazaar at the Novaliches Plaza Mall, was an alleged front for Ominta Romato Maute, also known as Farhana Maute, the mother of brothers Omar and Abdullah Maute. The declaration was extended by Congress until end of the year. But National Capital Region Police Office Director Oscar Albayalde said Malawani could face rebellion charges as well fo aiding the Maute group. (more...)
Two dead after wrong-way crash near Valley City Two dead after wrong-way crash near Valley City
- October 27, 2017

The Dodge came to a stop on the shoulder after the head-on collision, while the Hyundai went into the median. One driver was ejected. A 35 year-old Fargo man and a 31 year-old Crane Lake, Minn. man died in a crash on I-94 about 12 miles west of Valley City shortly before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Both drivers were killed, a passenger in the truck was treated for minor injuries. (more...)
Mila Kunis' fascinating revelation about daughter Mila Kunis' fascinating revelation about daughter
- October 27, 2017

Apparently, for Mila Kunis , that's not necessarily the case in her marriage. And she had the most surprising response. He doesn't. He really doesn't. Kunis and Kutcher's daughter, Wyatt Isabelle, is three years old. Kutcher, who is five years her senior, and she didn't get along at the time and never dated. (more...)
Senior journalist held for 'blackmailing' Chhattisgarh minister Senior journalist held for 'blackmailing' Chhattisgarh minister
- October 27, 2017

Police alleged Verma tried to extort money from Chhattisgarh PWD minister Rajesh Kumar. Acting on the complaint lodged at Pandri Police station, crime branch traced a video parlour in New Delhi and its proprietor told the police that a person, whom he identified as Vinod Verma, had placed orders for making 1000 CDs. (more...)
Hadiya fears she may be killed soon, accuses father of hitting her Hadiya fears she may be killed soon, accuses father of hitting her
- October 27, 2017

After her parents approached the police alleging "love jihad", the matter reached the Kerala High Court , which annulled the marriage. The decision was based on the claim made by Hadiya's father Ashokan KM that Jahan has links to terror-outfits and targeted Hadiya. (more...)
Arrest Warrant Issued For Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Arrest Warrant Issued For Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister
- October 27, 2017

Sharif's daughter and son-in-law have also been charged with related offenses. Sharif's two sons, also facing charges, were in London and did not attend. "The case against Sharif must be wrapped up in the next few months - just as the country heads into general elections". Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Pirzada became the most high-profile voice of dissent to speak out publicly last week when he called for Mr Sharif's younger brother, Punjab provincial chief minister ... (more...)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan Defends His 'MP Roads Better Than US' Remark Shivraj Singh Chouhan Defends His 'MP Roads Better Than US' Remark
- October 27, 2017

MP is doing better than most states in many fields including, rural development and tourism. He said that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced that the farmers would get cash payment up to Rs 50,000, but he completely failed n implementing it properly. (more...)
Sachin Pilot moves HC against ordinance Sachin Pilot moves HC against ordinance
- October 27, 2017

The opposition had also staged a walkout when the ordinance was brought up in the House. The Rajasthan Government, in the current legislative session, passed an ordinance that protects both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action without prior sanction. (more...)
Iraq Launches Offensive on Last ISIS Bastion in Border Region Iraq Launches Offensive on Last ISIS Bastion in Border Region
- October 27, 2017

Most reports were deemed "non-credible" or duplicative, but 16 had merit, the coalition found. In September, the coalition received an additional 302 new reports and is now assessing a total of 519 open reports from 2014 to today. However, Airwars , a nonprofit group that documents reports of civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria , puts the civilian death toll at a much higher number, claiming there have been a minimum of 5,637 to 8,636 civilians killed as the result of the coalition's actions. (more...)
Raptors vs. Warriors Against the Spread Picks 10/25/17 Raptors vs. Warriors Against the Spread Picks 10/25/17
- October 27, 2017

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was slapped with a $50,000 fine for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of the referee. "It's sometimes hard to find the right words to say in that situation because it's such a blow to the family", Curry told reporters after the game. (more...)
The Brokerages gives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" to Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT)
- October 27, 2017

The stock decreased 1.94% or $1.18 on October 25, reaching $59.72. About shares traded. StarTek, Inc. Alliant Energy Corporation had a return on equity of 11.43% and a net margin of 11.85%. The Business's Non-regulated, Parent and Other segment includes the operations of Alliant Energy Resources, LLC (Resources) and its subsidiaries; Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. (more...)
Roberts set to stand in Qld state election Roberts set to stand in Qld state election
- October 27, 2017

Pauline Hanson made the announcement today as Federal MPs, including Barnaby Joyce, and a host of senators were ruled ineligible by the High Court of Australia, for being dual citizens. At the end of his tenure on Friday, Mr Roberts said he would not apologise for insisting he was only an Australian citizen. "Federal Parliament may have lost Malcolm Roberts, but Queensland has not lost Malcolm Roberts". (more...)
Wedding Crasher Allegedly Beaten By Bridesmaids Wedding Crasher Allegedly Beaten By Bridesmaids
- October 27, 2017

A Florida woman has been arrested on battery charges after she allegedly crashed a wedding, poured a drink on a couple, punched a woman in the face and allegedly got in a brawl with bridesmaids in a bathroom. She then claims she tried to leave, but was punched in the face, dragged to the ground and strangled. But Mr Johns claimed he is not in a relationship with Ms McDowell. (more...)
Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case Zafar Hijazi indicted in record tempering case
- October 27, 2017

The charge-sheet accused Hijazi of pressurizing his subordinates to alter dates on documents related to the sugar mills. SECP Director Maheen Fatima had accused the SECP chairman of exerting pressure on her to blame the Panamagate JIT of misbehaving with her during an interrogation session. (more...)
Man arrested for driving auto through immigration marchers in California Man arrested for driving auto through immigration marchers in California
- October 27, 2017

Organizers say several hundred people were protesting outside Royce's office, many of them arriving on buses after a morning press conference with elected officials and labor leaders in Los Angeles' MacArthur Park. The driver was identified by officers as Daniel Wenzek, 56, He was arrested for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon, Hawley said, and was later released. (more...)
California Wine Country Tries to Bring Back Tourists After Fires California Wine Country Tries to Bring Back Tourists After Fires
- October 27, 2017

The Los Angeles Times reported that up to 10,000 firefighters from around the state have come to help fight the fires day in and day out. "There are 500 wineries in the area, and only seven were damaged or destroyed by the fire. The fact that damage from fire, including wildfire, is included in standard homeowners' policies in California informs that assumption. According to National Public Radio, this is no longer the case. (more...)
Shiv Sena attacks BJP again; says Modi wave ended Shiv Sena attacks BJP again; says Modi wave ended
- October 27, 2017

The implementation of GST is an indication that the BJP would face a stiff challenge in polls, scheduled to be held in December, Raut added. "We should not consider Rahul Gandhi to be a Pappu anymore". Speaking on BJP's chances in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections, Raut said that the ruling party will find it hard to charm the people of Gujarat after the recent implementation of GST drew collective resentment in the state. (more...)
49ers and LAPD join forces to push for ban on gun accessories 49ers and LAPD join forces to push for ban on gun accessories
- October 27, 2017

The team is pushing for laws that would ban bump stocks, that's the add-on police say the Las Vegas shooter used to kill 58 people. "The goal is really participating in some proactive engagement versus symbolic gestures that would really move us toward a more understanding America and a safer America", said Robert Harris, one of the Police Protective League's directors, according to the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
People Are Not Happy With This "Insensitive" Ikea Ad
- October 27, 2017

The 30-second ad, with the tagline, "celebrate every day in an easy way", appeared on China's social media Sina Weibo, and has a fierce woman telling her daughter over dinner, "Don't call me "mom" anymore if you can not bring a boyfriend home". (more...)
Halloween spending up, thanks to pet costumes Halloween spending up, thanks to pet costumes
- October 27, 2017

Although federal law prohibits clothing made of rapid-burning fabrics, costumes can still ignite in as little as three seconds . Finally, the NFPA says parents should practice stopping, dropping and rolling with their children prior to Halloween . (more...)
Odd-even scheme may come back if air quality drops further Odd-even scheme may come back if air quality drops further
- October 27, 2017

EPCA is a body empowered to enforce Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), which was notified in January following an order of the Supreme Court. The Delhi government is all set to bring back the odd-even road-rationing system in the national Capital if pollution levels cross the "severe" category mark. (more...)
HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS
- October 27, 2017

Citigroup reported 3,602 shares. The SI to Healthstream Incorporated's float is 6.88%. SECOR Capital Advisors LP now owns 68,271 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,884,000 after buying an additional 60,220 shares during the last quarter. (more...)

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