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German police arrest Syrian suspected of preparing terror attack German police arrest Syrian suspected of preparing terror attack
- October 31, 2017

The young man is suspected of having "planned and already preparations for an attack motivated islamist in Germany with the help of a very powerful explosive", said the federal prosecutor's office, German, jurisdiction in matters of terrorism. (more...)
Tony Podesta Leaves Lobbying Firm After Inclusion in Mueller Probe Tony Podesta Leaves Lobbying Firm After Inclusion in Mueller Probe
- October 31, 2017

The indictment accuses Manafort and Gates of hiring two lobbying firms to work on behalf of Ukrainian clients and arrange meetings with USA officials to boost their public image. Mercury LLC, another Washington, DC-based lobbying firm that allegedly works with the Podesta Group, said Monday that it is cooperating with Mueller's team. (more...)
Ireland's Bid To Host The Rugby World Cup Suffers Huge Blow Ireland's Bid To Host The Rugby World Cup Suffers Huge Blow
- October 31, 2017

South Africa secured a weighting of 78.97%, France 75.88% while Ireland finished bottom of the trio with 72.25%. They have engaged the GAA at Croke Park to help their bid as they do not have enough stadia of their own capable of hosting the tournament. (more...)
Three children in hospital after fatalities confirmed at house fire Three children in hospital after fatalities confirmed at house fire
- October 31, 2017

Three children, aged 13, 12 and 10, escaped the blaze and are now being treated in hospital after the fire broke out in at a farmhouse in Powys, mid Wales. "They were a large family and he [the father] was devoted to them". "I've had a full description from the fire commander and they risked life and limb to see whether anything could be done but unfortunately their efforts were not well rewarded". (more...)
Iraqi Kurdistan may face many changes after Barzani hands over presidential powers Iraqi Kurdistan may face many changes after Barzani hands over presidential powers
- October 31, 2017

However, Kurdish regional authorities denied the crossing had been handed over. "They [Baghdad] used the referendum as an excuse". "The Peshmerga and all the people of Kurdistan were stabbed in the back by a poisonous dagger", he said, according to Rudaw English. (more...)
Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire Democrats demand Congress move to protect Mueller from Trump ire
- October 31, 2017

Mueller's investigation began as a probe into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, but the grand jury he empaneled in Washington, D.C., has the authority to bring indictments for any wrongdoing that the investigation uncovers. (more...)
SECP directed to freeze Hassan, Hussain's shares in six companies SECP directed to freeze Hassan, Hussain's shares in six companies
- October 31, 2017

The PTI chief, in a series of tweets, said that the former prime minister still wants to retain control of the party and use it to malign the National Accountability Bureau. The PTI chief didn't spare Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as well, saying that he is reducing Pakistan to a "banana republic". "[PM Abbasi] is playing poodle to a discredited Nawaz Sharif and retaining fugitive from justice as finance minister", he tweeted. (more...)
Indira Gandhi had keen interest in music: Lata Mangeshkar Indira Gandhi had keen interest in music: Lata Mangeshkar
- October 31, 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. October 31, 2017, marks the 33 death anniversary of the first lady PM of India. On this day, BW Businessworld is presenting you with five facts about the former prime minister of the country. (more...)
Modi to campaign in Himachal Modi to campaign in Himachal
- October 31, 2017

He called in the people of the state to vote out corrupt Congress government and said the people should vote for BJP whose only agenda was to provide honest and efficient governance to the state. "The government will also make policies to increase number of cows in the state", the document states. Shah asked senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and others, including Rahul Gandhi, to clear their stand on the issues related to autonomy for Kashmir. (more...)
BP beats Q3 expectations, announces share buyback programme BP beats Q3 expectations, announces share buyback programme
- October 31, 2017

Reported RC profit for the quarter, however, fell to USD1.38 billion from USD1.66 billion previous year. Revenue of $60.808 million vs. $48.043 million over the same period previous year. Whilst three major Upstream projects were launched in the third quarter, being producing assets, the Downstream division covering activities such as refining saw quarterly underlying earnings hit their highest level in five years, BP said. (more...)
SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 results out: Check it here SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 results out: Check it here
- October 31, 2017

Candidates who had appeared for the Tier I examination can check the results from the direct link provided below. A total of 15,43,962 candidates appeared in the examination, which was conducted in 43 batches across the country. The Commission plans to conduct Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam in December. Students can search for their names. However, candidates will need to qualify all the tiers separately. (more...)
UP woman killed for resisting rape UP woman killed for resisting rape
- October 31, 2017

The accused was caught and beaten up by the local people who later handed him over to the police. The woman's family members said that they immediately took her to the district hospital in a critical condition. The old lady who was not keeping well died after being sexually assaulted . It was after Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case which led to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, which provides for amendment of Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Code of Criminal Procedure, ... (more...)
Bergdahl apologizes to troops wounded while searching for him Bergdahl apologizes to troops wounded while searching for him
- October 31, 2017

Bergdahl was the first witness in what's expected to be a multi-day presentation by the defense to the judge who will decide his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. He checks his door at least three times to make sure it's secure each night and sleeps with a flashlight nearby. Bergdahl, 31, was held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years until 2014 when the Obama administration traded five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay , ... (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Rainy and windy, high near 50 TODAY'S FORECAST: Rainy and windy, high near 50
- October 31, 2017

MONDAY: Partly cloudy and warm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Expect Tuesday to be sunny, with highs around 60. Wind should be calm at about 8 miles per hour during the day and 5 miles per hour at night. The lows will not be as cold as last week, however, when the temperature dropped to 30 and 29 Friday and Saturday , respectively. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a 20 percent chance of isolated showers before 11 p.m. (more...)
Narayan Rane will be made minister before winter session: CM Devendra Fadnavis Narayan Rane will be made minister before winter session: CM Devendra Fadnavis
- October 31, 2017

The article is titled " theek lage toh dekho, warna chod do " (see if it's fine, otherwise leave it) and says that if the Shiv Sena is seen as a hard partner then the BJP-led Fadnavis government is free to move on. "The people are stressed because of inflation, and the BJP is more concerned about its own publicity", the leader said. "And even if the Shiv Sena is not there, the government is prepared to take the support of those tainted by the irrigation scam", a reference to Sharad Pawar's ... (more...)
John Oliver Lays Into Australia's Same-Sex Marriage Postal Vote John Oliver Lays Into Australia's Same-Sex Marriage Postal Vote
- October 31, 2017

He also took aim at 7.30's controversial report on a gay couple opposed to marriage equality, the furore surrounding Macklemore's NRL grand final performance, and No campaigner Sophie York of the Marriage Alliance, who suggested gay marriage be referred to as "garriage". (more...)
'Army Can't Be On Speed Dial': Mumbai Bridge-Building Plan Criticised 'Army Can't Be On Speed Dial': Mumbai Bridge-Building Plan Criticised
- October 31, 2017

Mumbai: The Indian Army has been tasked with rebuilding the Elphinstone bridge in Mumbai which collapsed on September 28 killing 23 people. Nirmalaji has called authorities from the army here. By 31st Jan the bridge will be built". The incident occurred in Prabhadevi Railway Station which was earlier known as the Elphinstone Road railway station. (more...)
Motorcyclist killed in collision after running red light on Linda Vista Road Motorcyclist killed in collision after running red light on Linda Vista Road
- October 31, 2017

A driver of the vehicle complained of pain and was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Heims said. Crews from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department had to extricate the motorcyclist, who was declared dead on the scene. (more...)
Hostage held with Aussie man 'could lose life', Taliban warn
- October 31, 2017

Afghan and Western officials believe the men are being held by the Haqqani network, a militant group affiliated with the Taliban that has carried out many other kidnappings. In the second video, King, wearing a long beard, says: "My captors treat me well". "Taking and holding civilian hostages is reprehensible and we condemn such actions in the strongest terms". (more...)
RCPD gives a few safety tips for Halloween trick-or-treaters RCPD gives a few safety tips for Halloween trick-or-treaters
- October 31, 2017

Also when out after dark, someone should carry a flashlight and kids should wear or carry something with reflective tape or material. Sheriff Whittington said, "Parents can go to our website at http://www.bossiersheriff.com/sex-offenders and conduct a search to see where sex offenders reside in their neighborhood or the area where the children will be trick-or-treating". (more...)
Calls for charges against Catalan leaders Calls for charges against Catalan leaders
- October 31, 2017

But as workers went about their daily business despite uncertainty generated by the declaration, a big question mark remained over Puigdemont's whereabouts. Following this declaration, Madrid sacked Catalan's leaders and took control of the semi-autonomous region under a previously unused "nuclear option" in the constitution. (more...)
John Kelly calls Confederate general an 'honorable man' John Kelly calls Confederate general an 'honorable man'
- October 31, 2017

Lee has taken on outsized symbolism in the national, conversation about race and inclusion", the church said in a statement. Thank you for your feedback. White House chief of staff John Kelly said Monday he would not apologize for the false attacks he leveled against Rep. Frederica Wilson , D-Fla., earlier this month when he sought to defend President Donald Trump for his handling of a condolence call to the widow of a fallen soldier. (more...)
China hopes Trump's visit will improve peace, stability
- October 31, 2017

Because of recent Chinese actions, several countries in the region have expressed concern over the increasing Chinese assertiveness, an allegation denied by the top Chinese diplomat. On trade, Cui vigorously defended China's policies and stressed that Beijing is pursuing economic reforms aimed at closing the trade imbalance with the United States, which Trump railed on during his campaign. (more...)
Roque needs access to Duterte with new spokesman role: Ermita Roque needs access to Duterte with new spokesman role: Ermita
- October 31, 2017

If you want, just help the country with the many problems it is facing", he also said. But we do hope that Roque's appointment will not only help clear the air for the President's announcements but somehow reduce the bile and venom that comes from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) whenever the government deals with criticism on its policies. (more...)
Prabhas In A Car Chase In Abu Dhabi Prabhas In A Car Chase In Abu Dhabi
- October 31, 2017

While we may be in awe of him for that quality, it is giving his next director sleepless nights. "Prabhas doesn't want to use a body double for any of the scenes in Saaho ". The major highlight of Saaho is its promising supporting cast which includes Jackie Shroff, Chunky Pandey, Mandira Bedi, Tinnu Anand and Arun Vijay in important roles. (more...)
Miley Cyrus Says 'Hannah Montana' Caused Miley Cyrus Says 'Hannah Montana' Caused "Extreme Damage In My Psyche"
- October 31, 2017

That being said, Miley struggled a lot, just like her character, to be a young teen and a professional at the same time. The 24-year-old singer got her big break in Disney show Hannah Montana when she was just 13 years old, but saw a huge shift in her image with the release of her 2013 album " Bangerz ", and she admitted she had no idea how big the change would be. (more...)
Liberal senator caught in citizen trap Liberal senator caught in citizen trap
- October 31, 2017

Senate President Stephen Parry plans to resign his position after receiving advice he could be a dual British citizen and ineligible to sit in parliament, The Australian has reported. Only Mr Canavan and South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon survived the challenge. "My father moved to Australia as a boy in 1951". He married my mother in 1960 and I was born that same year in Burnie. (more...)
Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hits back at vote 'interference' claims Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hits back at vote 'interference' claims
- October 31, 2017

The Unity Party said it would back a legal challenge to the result, accusing President Sirleaf of interfering in the vote. The statement, read by the chairman of the governing party, Wilmot Paye, declared a vote of no confidence in the electoral body saying it "cannot conduct any free, fair and transparent presidential election runoff in the wake of increasing and disturbing reports of alleged massive fraud". (more...)
Husband of Martin, TN homicide victim possibly involved in chase in MS
- October 31, 2017

A person of interest is reportedly dead and an officer injured following a standoff with police in MS, according to authorities. Investigators responded to the Higgs home on Brooks Drive for a welfare check on Wed., Oct. South of the Senatobia exit, Higgs crossed over from the southbound to northbound lanes, went approximately 1/8 to 1/2 of a mile and hit an 18-wheeler on the other side of the interstate. (more...)
Mother remembers daughter at vigil for domestic violence victims Mother remembers daughter at vigil for domestic violence victims
- October 31, 2017

The mission encourages members of the community to stand up, step up, and speak up in the wake of domestic violence. "This is a human issue". Roy Rios from the Texas Council on Family Violence said one in four gay men experience intimate partner violence, the same rate as straight women. (more...)

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