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Sonia Gandhi rushed to Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi Sonia Gandhi rushed to Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi
- October 27, 2017

Congress President Sonia Gandhi was on Friday admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram hospital after she complained of stomach upset. Sonia is scheduled to visit Himachal Pradesh for the rally to be held on 4th November. Due to frequent ailments the Congress chief had not been a part of campaigning in 2017 Assembly elections and the Vice President of Congress, Rahul Gandhi was the face of these campaigns in many states. (more...)
Unstunned halal meat banned from Lancashire schools Unstunned halal meat banned from Lancashire schools
- October 27, 2017

This was reportedly sparked by the Lancashire Council of Mosques' insistence the meat no longer met the dietary rules of Islam. The decision will affect beef and lamb, but not poultry. Halal meat is meat slaughtered and prepared according to Islamic and Sharia Law and demands an animal is alive when slaughtered. The eventual resolution agreed by the council states that it "recognises and respects the Muslim community's requirements for their food to comply with their religious beliefs", ... (more...)
Pakistani journalist attacked in Islamabad Pakistani journalist attacked in Islamabad
- October 27, 2017

According to details, Noorani's auto was stopped by three men travelling on a motorcycle near Zero Point Interchange while he was on his way home in Islamabad from Rawalpindi. As soon as the news of the assault on Noorani hit the headlines, journalists recorded their protest in droves to denounce the bid apparently aimed at thwarting freedom of speech. (more...)
Brewers sign pitcher Chase Anderson to 2-year contract
- October 27, 2017

Sogard began 2017 in Triple AAA but was called up in early July and was red-hot before the All-Star break. Octagon brokered the deal on the player's side. He logged most of his time at second base, but also played shortstop, third base, and left field. The 29-year-old right-hander has remained in Milwaukee since the start of the 2016 regular season after originally breaking into the highest level back in 2014 as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. (more...)
Flake cites McCarthy, hopes there's 'tipping point' on Trump Flake cites McCarthy, hopes there's 'tipping point' on Trump
- October 27, 2017

The senator said that polls show that the most important issue to Republican primary voters is support for Trump. "He is the conservative's conservative", Scarborough continued. Lane FlakeAuthorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient Republicans jockey for position on immigration McCain, Flake warn against "politically-motivated penalties" for Canadian defense firm MORE's (R-Ariz.) announcement to retire that Americans are witnessing "the political suicide" of the Republican ... (more...)
Toyota will gradually refuse from vehicles with diesel engines Toyota will gradually refuse from vehicles with diesel engines
- October 27, 2017

The Japanese company has already made a decision to axe product development for the technology - instead using BMW-sourced diesel engines for the Avensis and Auris models on the Old Continent. "Of course, you could look at the much longer term but for now, for example, the recently refreshed Yaris that we started a few months ago, you cannot buy it any more with a diesel". (more...)
Shore Capital Reaffirms Shore Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Sirius Minerals PLC (SXX)
- October 27, 2017

The last stock price is down -2.35% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has increased 0.03% over the same time period. POLY4 is the fertiliser product that will be made at Sirius' Woodsmith Mine in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. According to the company, the site hosts the "world's largest and highest grade polyhalite deposit" and it is set to generate an initial 10 million tonnes per year of this type of potash before it enters a second phase ... (more...)
Goldman Sachs: Early 2018, Trump Could Withdraw from NAFTA Goldman Sachs: Early 2018, Trump Could Withdraw from NAFTA
- October 27, 2017

Auto trade associations representing major carmakers including General Motors Co (GM.N), Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T), Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE), Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) and Ford Motor Co (F.N) are part of the coalition dubbed " Driving American Jobs ". (more...)
Hiroshima survivor to jointly receive Nobel Peace Prize with ICAN Hiroshima survivor to jointly receive Nobel Peace Prize with ICAN
- October 27, 2017

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won this year's peace prize for efforts that led to the adoption in July of a landmark United Nations treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. In her speech announcing the prize in October, the leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee said the risk that nuclear weapons might be used was now "greater than it has been for a long time". (more...)
Theresa May says claims of sexual harassment in Westminster are 'deeply concerning' Theresa May says claims of sexual harassment in Westminster are 'deeply concerning'
- October 27, 2017

Although the MPs are paid with public funds, there is no HR system for those employees to access should they be concerned about the MP's behaviour towards them, with no grievance procedure other than approaching their party's headquarters or whips. (more...)
Japanese Girl Says School Forced Her To Dye Hair Black, Sues Government Japanese Girl Says School Forced Her To Dye Hair Black, Sues Government
- October 27, 2017

In a lawsuit filed in Osaka District Court, the 18-year-old girl said her mother told Kaifukan School in Habikino city upon her enrolment she was born with brownish hair, as the school had a policy banning hair colouring. Earlier this year a survey by the Asahi Shimbun newspaper found that almost 60% of high schools in the capital Tokyo asked students with light-coloured hair for proof that this was natural, for example by providing photographs of them as infants. (more...)
Senators diverge on Niger ambush after classified briefing Senators diverge on Niger ambush after classified briefing
- October 27, 2017

La David Johnson, one of the Army Green Berets killed in the attack. "I am pleased at the cooperation we are getting now", he added later. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said he now has more questions than answers, and called for open hearings on the issue. "Most important, there need to be public hearings". (more...)
Sumeet Vyas on shooting with Kareena for 'Veere Di Wedding' Sumeet Vyas on shooting with Kareena for 'Veere Di Wedding'
- October 27, 2017

But now make way for the man of the moment, Sumeet Vyas. The actor-producer has joined hands with Sonam's sister, Rhea Kapoor, and Ekta Kapoor who're also the co-producers of the film. The star cast, crew and director Shashanka Ghosh celebrated the wrap with a grand bash. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sumeet Vyas are up for some dance rehearsals for the movie. (more...)
Gaza top security official survives assassination attempt Gaza top security official survives assassination attempt
- October 27, 2017

His condition is stable, sources confirmed. Iyad Al-Bazem A spokesman for the Ministry of Interior and National Security, said that Brig. Several other people were reported wounded, as well. "Praise God his wounds are light". Hamas has controlled Gaza since 2007 when it ousted forces of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leaving Palestinians divided. (more...)
In Which Rex Tillerson Speaks For All Of Us In Which Rex Tillerson Speaks For All Of Us
- October 27, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joked that he sometimes just wants to curl up into a fetal position, and even his critics felt his pain. Sen. Bob Corker, who is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has stated that he was unhappy with how Tillerson was being marginalized by Trump, and said Tillerson was "in an incredibly frustrating place" where he "ends up not being supported in the way that I hope a secretary of state would be supported". (more...)
Trump says Democratic donor airing impeachment ads on TV is 'totally unhinged' Trump says Democratic donor airing impeachment ads on TV is 'totally unhinged'
- October 27, 2017

He says Steyer "has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from the beginning", adding the billionaire environmentalist "never wins elections!" Trump said in his tweet. An aide to Steyer told Forbes that the television ad buy would be accompanied by a multi-million dollar digital advertising campaign. Villa told "Fox & Friends" that she is looking at runs in Florida, California and NY. (more...)
Violence Erupts in Gujarat's Dahod After Farmer Dies in Police Firing Violence Erupts in Gujarat's Dahod After Farmer Dies in Police Firing
- October 27, 2017

As per the reports of Indian Express . officials of the local crime branch picked 31-year-old Kanesh Gamar at around 1:30 AM on Thursday to grill him in about his brother over his involvement in a dacoity case. The 45-year-old farmer Ramsu Mohaniya killed in the police firing was from the neighbouring Amli village. An angry mob surrounded a police station in Chilakota and started pelting stones. (more...)
Trump on Xi: 'Now some people might call him the king' Trump on Xi: 'Now some people might call him the king'
- October 27, 2017

Trump said he'd be "going to Beijing and other places, wherever he'd like to take me" and said he hopes the trip will be "historic and positive" with serious progress on North Korea. President Donald Trump spoke yesterday [Macau time] with Chinese President Xi Jinping, congratulating Xi on beginning a second, five-year term as leader. (more...)
Protester turns Rome's Trevi Fountain into red lake Protester turns Rome's Trevi Fountain into red lake
- October 27, 2017

Cecchini climbed onto the side of the fountain, according to witnesses, to pour in the red dye, turning the pool into a murky red lake. The legend is that visitors who throw a coin into the fountain will return to Rome, if you throw two coins a new romance will blossom and if you throw three then it will lead to marriage. (more...)
Read this to know why pot users have better sex than others Read this to know why pot users have better sex than others
- October 27, 2017

The results indicated that women denying marijuana had sex on average 6.0 times during the previous four weeks, whereas that number was 7.1 for daily pot users. To get an accurate picture of the drug's effect on intercourse frequency, Eisenberg and colleague Dr. Andrew Sun turned to a massive collection of data held by the U.S. (more...)
Tadawul sets its sights on $2 trillion Aramco listing
- October 27, 2017

Al-Jadaan confirmed the oil giant was seeking a local listing on the Tadawul exchange, but added nothing more was confirmed. The New York Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange have been vying to win the worldwide leg of the IPO, with Hong Kong and Tokyo also pushing to be part of any listing. (more...)
Uncle arrested after police pull over 11-year-old 'designated driver' Uncle arrested after police pull over 11-year-old 'designated driver'
- October 27, 2017

Inside the vehicle, police reportedly found that the boy was propped up in the driver's seat on a folded sweatshirt "to assist him in reaching the pedals and seeing over the steering wheel". It was eventually found to be fake. Genoro Lopez is seen in a booking photo released by Port Hueneme police. Police also discovered that Lopez had a warrant for being an unlicensed driver and that he had used methamphetamine earlier in the day while his nephew was in his care. (more...)
Indian-Origin Student Who Posted List Of Sexual Predator Professors Claims They Are Now Calling Accusers To Offer Oxford Seat Indian-Origin Student Who Posted List Of Sexual Predator Professors Claims They Are Now Calling Accusers To Offer Oxford Seat
- October 27, 2017

Almost 61 professors and academicians have been called "sexual harasser" in viral Facebook post . Responding to this, fourteen feminists, including Kavita Krishnan and Nivedita Menon, published a post on online blog Kafila asking Sarkar to take down the the post "in which men are being listed and named as sexual harassers with no context or explanation". (more...)
Hong Kong Stocks rebound from two-day loss Hong Kong Stocks rebound from two-day loss
- October 27, 2017

The market also drew support on solid earnings from major Chinese firms listed in the city, including China Life Insurance and telecommunications equipment and systems company ZTE Corp. increased its position in shares of China Mobile (Hong Kong ) by 2.2% in the second quarter. BidaskClub lowered China Mobile (Hong Kong ) from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. (more...)
Deliveryman knocked unconscious, severely injured during robbery, carjacking Deliveryman knocked unconscious, severely injured during robbery, carjacking
- October 27, 2017

They are facing charges of aggravated assault, carjacking and receiving stolen property. Raw video: Philadelphia police seek public's help identifying group of young men who attacked the 56-year-old victim at a gas station and stole his vehicle. (more...)
Buhari apologises as Saraki, Dogara 'angrily' leave presidential villa Buhari apologises as Saraki, Dogara 'angrily' leave presidential villa
- October 27, 2017

The Presidency has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will now on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, host the leadership of the National Assembly to a dinner at the Presidential Villa. After the meeting, President Buhari apologised for the mix-up. He said Buhari sent his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari , to go and make peace with the lawmakers immediately he heard. (more...)
Youth arrested for killing scribe Youth arrested for killing scribe
- October 27, 2017

Kumar lived in Kajehri village near Chandigarh. Police said the kitchen knife which was used to kill KJ Singh was recovered. Singh objected to this, but when Kumar did not relent, he slapped him twice. All sorts of theories were floated by the Mohali police as they claimed to be on the right track to solve the murder. Police recovered Singh's green Ford Ikon auto that hat the accused was driving at the time when he was intercepted by a Police Control Room vehicle on the road leading to ... (more...)
Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko leads in Malaysia Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko leads in Malaysia
- October 27, 2017

World No.8 Ko is chasing her first tournament win in over a year and says she feels that her form is coming back. Ko is seeking her first on the tour since July 2016. Further down the leaderboard, defending champion Shanshan Feng is tied for third on five under with last week's victor Eun-Hee Ji and Swede Madelene Sagstrom. (more...)
UK Labour Party suspends lawmaker accused of sexist remarks UK Labour Party suspends lawmaker accused of sexist remarks
- October 27, 2017

O'Mara has apologized for the comments made online, stating that he was going through a particularly hard time when he made them, but vehemently denies what happened in the encounter described by Sophie Evans . Wolmar also added that he doesn't know when the Labour Party first knew about the allegations and "I don't think anybody in the press does" either. (more...)
Karnataka: State cabinet approves transgender policy Karnataka: State cabinet approves transgender policy
- October 27, 2017

The state cabinet has reportedly approved a policy to define, certify and to safeguards the transgender lives in the state. Jayachandra added said that the policy will cover areas of health, education, employment, housing, protection from harassment and abuse. (more...)

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