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US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan
- October 31, 2017

The two women, sporting USS Ashland knit shirts, were standing with the commanding officer and others high on the bridgeway as the ship docked. Appel released a response to those questions Tuesday, saying that they had decided not to activate the beacon because, while damaged, the boat was still seaworthy. (more...)
Cardi B and Migos' Offset Considering Offers to Televise Wedding Cardi B and Migos' Offset Considering Offers to Televise Wedding
- October 31, 2017

Offset isn't just a thoughtful fiancé who understands the importance of having the flawless mani on the day you get engaged , but he has great taste in accessories himself. "A b**ch like me, it might not work out for me", Cardi said of the notion of becoming a conscious MC during her cover story in Rolling Stone . The " Bodak Yellow " rapper was onstage with Offset at a Power 99 Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia when Offset dropped to one knee and pulled out a diamond ring. (more...)
Dasuki Appeals Subpoena, Wants Court to Suspend Metuh's Trial at High Court Dasuki Appeals Subpoena, Wants Court to Suspend Metuh's Trial at High Court
- October 31, 2017

The court would also rule on whether or not to stay execution on a subpoena order issued against Dasuki to compel him to appear in court to testify in the matter. "Also the outcome of that application, will determine whether Dasuki will come to testify", Mr. Abang said. The SMS from legal Adviser, which he read in the open court said: "Subject is adamant and bluntly refused to come except by force". (more...)
18-month-old child found with maggots in diaper 18-month-old child found with maggots in diaper
- October 31, 2017

The Dispatch of Lexington reports police also charged 25-year-old Jamie Leigh Hiatt and 26-year-old Michael Patrick McKnight of Lexington with misdemeanor child abuse . Hiatt and McKnight were jailed, each with a $100,000 bond. A 1-year-old child was taken to Wake Forest Baptist-Lexington Medical Center for treatment of malnutrition before being released to a family member, police said. (more...)
United States court blocks Trump's military transgender ban United States court blocks Trump's military transgender ban
- October 31, 2017

Kollar-Kotelly, of the U.S. District Court of Colombia, said Trump's attempts to ban transgender people in August can not be implemented while the case is being reviewed in court. The decision came in response to a lawsuit by the National Center for Lesbian Rights, one of many filed on behalf of trans soldiers in the aftermath of Trump's proposed ban. (more...)
Clinton pushes back on Russian uranium deal reports: 'Baloney' Clinton pushes back on Russian uranium deal reports: 'Baloney'
- October 31, 2017

Hillary Clinton didn't get to be president in real life - so how about for Halloween? "In fact, it's been debunked repeatedly and will continue to be debunked", she said. Fox News host Sean Hannity reacted to a wave of news around the Trump administration with a mistaken announcement about a new president. "The Russians are still playing on anything they can to turn Americans against one another", she said, adding that tech giants including Facebook and Google need to be "part of the ... (more...)
Official welcome ceremony was held for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan VIDEO
- October 31, 2017

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Concluding his message, the Iranian president wished health and success for Erdogan and prosperity and glory for the Turkish people. The state anthems of Turkey and Azerbaijan were played. "I hope that Turkey and Azerbaijan will be able to achieve a trade turnover of $5 billion in the near future", he said. (more...)
It's That Man Messi Again For Barcelona It's That Man Messi Again For Barcelona
- October 31, 2017

Valverde has now overseen 12 wins and a draw from his first 13 La Liga and Champions League matches as Barca reestablished their four-point lead at the top of the table over Valencia, who beat Alaves 2-1 earlier on Saturday. Paulinho added the second in the 92nd to ensure the three points for Barca. Simone Zaza blasted Valencia into the lead 10 minutes before half-time from Manchester United loanee Andreas Pereira's cut-back for his ninth goal of the season. (more...)
Iran's military confirms limit on missile range imposed by supreme leader Iran's military confirms limit on missile range imposed by supreme leader
- October 31, 2017

That has caused concern for the USA and its allies, even as Iran's ballistic missile programme was not included as part of the 2015 nuclear deal that Tehran struck with world powers. "They know that if they begin a war between Iran and the United States, they will definitely be the main losers and their victory will by no means be guaranteed", he said. (more...)
Carter Page Admits He Might Have Discussed Russia With Papadopoulos Carter Page Admits He Might Have Discussed Russia With Papadopoulos
- October 31, 2017

Page , who recently appeared in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, also revealed he appeared without a lawyer in front of the Senate because he wants "to get the truth out there" and had an "informal adviser". Hayes asked Page whether he and Papadopoulos were on email chains together, and after some vacillating, Page admitted there were 'Probably a few, yeah'. (more...)
Catalan ex-leader to speak in Brussels as asylum speculation swirls Catalan ex-leader to speak in Brussels as asylum speculation swirls
- October 31, 2017

Spanish prosecutors have called for charges of rebellion and sedition to be brought against Puigdemont and other leaders of the independence movement in Catalonia, which has plunged the region into crisis in recent weeks. The National Court has yet to decide in the case against Puigdemont. Carles Puigdemont arrives for a news conference in Brussels, Belgium, October 31, 2017. (more...)
BC government introduces campaign finance reform to municipal politics BC government introduces campaign finance reform to municipal politics
- October 31, 2017

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson announced Monday the legislation would be introduced Tuesday, affecting all local elections for mayor, council, school board and B.C.'s electoral areas. We think these changes will level the playing field for candidates". "These amendments will make sure that democracy at the local level works for everyone, not just a select few", said Robinson. (more...)
Four dead after Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh Four dead after Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh
- October 31, 2017

Police said the three babies fell into the water as their boat reached shore in the town of Teknaf on Monday evening. More than 600,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh since August 25 when the Myanmar Army launched an offensive in Rakhine state following a series of attacks on government posts by Rohingya rebels. (more...)
Sassa Will Have One Month to Test New Grants Payment System Sassa Will Have One Month to Test New Grants Payment System
- October 31, 2017

He argued an independent assessment by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) did an independent assessment of the post office, testing them against 218 categories of performance. MPs have favoured solutions involving the South African Post Office (SAPO) in the payment and distribution of social grants, but SASSA last week announced that it would only be offering one of the four components of the contract to SAPO. (more...)
UK Defence Secretary apologises for touching journalist's knee UK Defence Secretary apologises for touching journalist's knee
- October 31, 2017

Ms Hartley-Brewer said she threatened to "punch him in the face" if he didn't stop after the incident several years ago. Ms Hartley-Brewer, who has criticised "wild rumours and claims" at Westminster, said she did not consider herself a victim after the incident. (more...)
A dozen dead by two vehicle bombs in the Somali capital
- October 31, 2017

The attack was followed within an hour by another vehicle bomb explosion near a former parliament building in the city. The double terrorist attack takes place two weeks after biggest bombing of Somalia's history: A truck bomb that left more than 300 dead when exploding in a crowded intersection of capital. (more...)
China mulls criminal action for disrespect to national anthem China mulls criminal action for disrespect to national anthem
- October 31, 2017

On Tuesday, Xinhua reported that the Chinese parliament is now looking into amending the Chinese Criminal Law to include criminal penalties for anyone disrespecting the national anthem, including those who distort its lyrics or tune. Zhang Rongshun, the deputy head of the Legislative Affairs Commission in China's parliament, described affronts to the national anthem as challenging "social morality" in Hong Kong. (more...)
Explosion Reportedly Hits Kabul Diplomatic Area
- October 31, 2017

Health Ministry confirmed that 13 people have been killed and 13 have been wounded. According to the Ministry of Defense, which has an office in 14th Street, the explosion happened close to them but they said they were not the target. However, the eyewitnesses in the area are saying that more than ten people were killed and over ten others were wounded in the attack. No group has taken the responsibility for the attack. (more...)
Chandrababu influences China to divert Brahmaputra river water
- October 31, 2017

The proposed tunnel, which would drop down from the world's highest plateau in multiple sections connected by waterfalls, would "turn Xinjiang into California", a geotechnical engineer said. A blue print for the same was submitted in March, reports state. He was part of the team which was led by China's top tunnelling expert, Wang Mengshu. (more...)
Russian FM: Allegations of meddling in United States election are 'fantasies' Russian FM: Allegations of meddling in United States election are 'fantasies'
- October 31, 2017

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation interfered in the election to try to help Trump defeat Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. ". Russian Federation does not feature in the charges that were levelled in any way". He also commented on details of a case against a third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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