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Egyptian dons Saudi robot Halloween costume Egyptian dons Saudi robot Halloween costume
- November 01, 2017

After Sophia's appearance, hundreds of Twitter posts began to appear with an ironic hashtag in Arabic, which translates to "Sophia calls for dropping guardianship". What does Sophia have to say about it? Sherine Arafa wore the outfit on Tuesday, mimicking the advanced lifelike humanoid robot that spoke at a panel on robotics and artificial intelligence at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on October 25. (more...)
Gujarat elections 2017: Demonetisation, GST ruined ease of doing business, Rahul
- November 01, 2017

For the last several weeks, the Modi government was being criticized domestically by sections of industry for not doing enough for ensuring ease of business, but the latest World Bank report is an effective reply to these critics. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. This year, we have taken a 30 point jump. As per the rankings, India has risen from the from 130th spot to 100. (more...)
Iran-Russia-Azerbaijan meeting good opportunity to discuss world affairs Iran-Russia-Azerbaijan meeting good opportunity to discuss world affairs
- November 01, 2017

Aliyev was welcomed in Mehrabad Airport by Iranian Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian. The deputy minister is confident that when Russian President Vladimir Putin will be in Tehran today, "the Syrian issue will be one of the major ones in the worldwide bloc". (more...)
Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, numerous casualties
- November 01, 2017

The explosion happened at about 4pm local time when many government officials and embassy staff were leaving the area for the day. At least four people died and 8 were injured in a suicide bombing in diplomatic quarter of Kabul , the capital of Afghanistan, on Tuesday. (more...)
Selected as CM candidate for HP, Dhumal assures BJP victory Selected as CM candidate for HP, Dhumal assures BJP victory
- November 01, 2017

The state's ruling Congress will release its manifesto today. Kaul Singh Thakur, the health minister in the Virbhadra Singh government, said the Congress government has fulfilled 95 per cent of the promises made over the last five years. This will curb illegal activities. It has also promised a telecast every morning of aarti at various temples and to set up a commission called the 'Gau Sewa Ayog, ' to "ensure that cow rearing becomes profitable". (more...)
Regentatlantic Capital LLC Grows Holdings in Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)
- November 01, 2017

On September 15 the company was upgraded from "Neutral" to "Overweight" with a current price target of $193.00 in a statement from PiperJaffray. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Henry Schein in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. (more...)
Saskatchewan RCMP hunting for man armed with gun
- November 01, 2017

Police are asking the public to not approach the vehicle or the people inside. RCMP used a spike belt to stop the truck near the junction of Highway 21 and Highway 16. No suspect description is available. RCMP had believed he stolen a white Chevrolet Silverado from Maidstone at around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Maidstone RCMP and Battlefords RCMP detachments are involved in an ongoing investigation in relation to a vehicle stolen with a firearm inside, according to Maidstone RCMP detachment. (more...)
Several injured by truck on NY bicycle path amid gunfire reports Several injured by truck on NY bicycle path amid gunfire reports
- November 01, 2017

According to information released by police, the man's vehicle entered the West Street pedestrian/bike path, north of Chambers Street. A witness said the truck had also collided with a small bus and one other vehicle. The mayor's office said there is no longer any active threat. The striking of pedestrians by a vehicle in lower Manhattan on Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack, two USA government sources said. (more...)
Spinnaker Trust Buys New Stake in Buckeye Partners LP (BPL)
- November 01, 2017

On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Imperial Capital to "Outperform". The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Morgan Stanley. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (1) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). Kings Point Cap Mgmt holds 0.01% or 681 shares. (more...)
Teck Resources Ltd (TECK) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub
- November 01, 2017

The institutional investor held 287,550 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.60 million, down from 375,348 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Thursday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Outperform". Finally, Bank of America Corp upped their price objective on Teck Resources from $27.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. (more...)
Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing
- November 01, 2017

At a separate checkpoint with Israel , an AFP photographer also saw Hamas installations being dismantled. Hisham Odwan, spokesman of the Hamas-run borders and crossings corporation, said "From now and then, the Palestinian consensus government is the first and last body in charge of the crossing points in the Gaza Strip". (more...)
Brokenshire to update MPs on deadlocked Stormont talks Brokenshire to update MPs on deadlocked Stormont talks
- November 01, 2017

The British government has indicated that if the parties fail to reach agreement in the coming days it will be forced to impose a budget directly for the first time in a decade to ensure essential services are funded. The government extended the deadline of the talks on Monday night, reporting that the parties had made "progress" during the day. The Northern Ireland Executive collapsed in January and the region has been without a powersharing government since then. (more...)
This Weeks Target Prices For Kadant Inc (NYSE:KAI)
- November 01, 2017

Through its majority-owned Thermo Fibergen subsidiary, the company also develops and commercializes composite building materials produced from natural fiber and recycled plastic. Kadant's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter past year. They expect $1.14 EPS, up 28.95% or $0.33 from last year's $0.81 per share. (more...)
Former Jackson mayor paddles would be auto burglar Former Jackson mayor paddles would be auto burglar
- November 01, 2017

The crime happened Sunday evening on Dorgan Street. Officers said they were told there was a suspicious vehicle parked outside near the home. Thinking it could be someone who was lost, or that their auto could have been disabled, Yarber went to check it out. (more...)
Billy Connolly enters the knight club Billy Connolly enters the knight club
- November 01, 2017

Affectionately known by fans as the Big Yin, Billy has left audiences around the world crying with laughter over his routines for almost 50 years. Speaking to the BBC when his knighthood was first announced, he said: "I am a little embarrassed, but deep within me I'm very pleased to have it". (more...)
Dems ask for EPA info after scientists kept from speaking Dems ask for EPA info after scientists kept from speaking
- November 01, 2017

The EPA did not explain the decision but said it was not an EPA conference. The announcement is expected to coincide with appointments to several agency advisory panels. The Washington Post reported yesterday that the appointees represent "voices from regulated industries, academics and environmental regulators from conservative states, and researchers who have a history of critiquing the science and economics underpinning tighter environmental regulations". (more...)
Trump ad incorrectly blames Dem for GOP health care struggle
- November 01, 2017

Insurance premiums skyrocketing", the ad's narrator says. It blames Democrats for thwarting "a better plan to repeal and replace Obamacare once and for all". "The state of the Republicans is particularly parlous", The Economist noted a year ago, before our country's political fissures further deepened and widened, "But the contradictions among Democrats, though less obvious, also run deep". (more...)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 44, Karan Johar, Manish Malhotra shower wishes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 44, Karan Johar, Manish Malhotra shower wishes
- November 01, 2017

While we wait for her next movie, she will give her darshan next year at Cannes 2018. She continues to capture the imagination of hundreds of fans despite not doing films regularly. Later next year, Aishwarya's look in Dhoom 2 was a paradigm shift in her looks from Umrao Jaan . The actress upped her game drastically to look smoking hot and sexy. (more...)
Congress slams PM Narendra Modi over eviction of protesters from Jantar Mantar Congress slams PM Narendra Modi over eviction of protesters from Jantar Mantar
- November 01, 2017

Demolishing the makeshift structures and tents, the police said protesters were informed about the NGT order in advance. However, the protestors, including the retired armed forces personnel, who staged demonstration for implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP), alleged that police ruffled their elderly supporters and forced them out of the area, while the female members of their group were also roughly treated and taken away from the premises. (more...)
Oil-rich Saudi Arabia plans dramatic shift to nuclear power Oil-rich Saudi Arabia plans dramatic shift to nuclear power
- November 01, 2017

There were no indications in Yamani's comments that Riyadh had plans to begin enriching the uranium on Saudi soil, a key step that could give the kingdom the infrastructure for a military nuclear program. Saudi Arabia, a signatory to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), would become the second country in the Persian Gulf Arab region to go for nuclear energy after the UAE, which is to activate its first nuclear reactor next year. (more...)
PIA last flight from NY leaves behind dead body
- November 01, 2017

His elder brother Bilal made the reservation to bring back dead body to Pakistan on the last flight of PIA from NY to Lahore . Expressing regret, the PIA spokesperson Mashood Tajwar pointed out that the mistake was committed by the agency providing luggage handling service to the airline. (more...)
Husband arrested nearly four years after wife dies from serious burns Husband arrested nearly four years after wife dies from serious burns
- November 01, 2017

Ms Kaur's family expressed an "overwhelming sense of relief" at news of Wednesday's arrest following an investigation which police described as a "dogged pursuit of the truth". Shortly after the fight, Ms Kaur telephoned triple-zero but the call was suddenly terminated. Neighbours told a 2015 inquest that they heard a "blood-curdling scream". (more...)
The Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Newfield Exploration (NFX)
- November 01, 2017

The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.00, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for NFX over the next year. Therefore 67% are positive. About shares traded. Newfield Exploration Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $37.0 target in Thursday, October 5 report. (more...)
"Je ne suis pas là pour demander l'asile politique" — Puigdemont
- November 01, 2017

Et d'ajouter qu'il n'est " pas là pour demander l'asile politique ". Carles Puigdemont a déclaré qu'il rentrerait "immédiatement " chez lui si une procédure judiciaire équitable était garantie. Dès samedi, la vice-présidente du gouvernement espagnol, Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, devait réunir les secrétaires d'Etat qui seront chargés d'assumer les fonctions des gouvernants catalans. (more...)
New York City terror attack suspect has businesses in Ohio New York City terror attack suspect has businesses in Ohio
- November 01, 2017

President Trump was briefed on the incident, and tweeted, "In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person". Gov. Andrew Cuomo referred to the incident as a "lone wolf" attack, and added that at this point in the investigation, there is no evidence to suggest that there was a wider plot. (more...)
Bush throws heat on first pitch at World Series Bush throws heat on first pitch at World Series
- November 01, 2017

The 43rd president threw out the first pitch before Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Texans at Minute Maid Park. Former George H.W. Bush was also in attendance for Sunday's game and was greeted on the field before the contest. Off the field, the 41st USA president is now caught up in the scandal surrounding prominent figures and sexual harassment, with several women accusing H.W. (more...)
Girl crying 'stranger danger' outside store was with dad Girl crying 'stranger danger' outside store was with dad
- November 01, 2017

The girl was reportedly seen struggling with the man as she screamed, and began hitting him. The father said his daughter was upset because she could not get a hat from the store, ClickonDetroit reported . The two were last seen in the parking lot of the Burlington Coat Factory at 29720 Southfield Road in Southfield, Mich ., entering a silver, four-door sedan with either North Carolina or SC plates. (more...)
Activist Alleges Sexual Harassment by Sen. Silverstein Activist Alleges Sexual Harassment by Sen. Silverstein
- November 01, 2017

Rotheimer told the committee Silverstein's behavior caused her hair to fall out, lose 20 pounds and eventually admit herself to a hospital. When Silverstein thought she had a boyfriend, Rotheimer alleged that the state senator moved to kill a bill she was pushing. (more...)
Trump Says He Wants a Tax Bill on His Desk by Christmas Trump Says He Wants a Tax Bill on His Desk by Christmas
- November 01, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's been warning Republican lawmakers that opposition will only intensify as details are released. A spokeswoman for Ryan says timing was not discussed in the meeting. Brady has explored a number of options, including making it easier for taxpayers to utilize other retirement accounts, but many members and outside groups have anxious that the plan would gut the widely-popular savings incentives. (more...)
Mistake on Manafort Indictment Shows Case Was 'Cooked Up,' Russia Says Mistake on Manafort Indictment Shows Case Was 'Cooked Up,' Russia Says
- November 01, 2017

The indictment contains 12 counts and includes obstruction of the activities of USA government agencies, money laundering, non-payment of taxes, fraudulent activities and work as a lobbyist for a foreign institution without registration, which is a criminal offense in the United States. (more...)

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