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Republicans: 'Catholic bigotry' over Democrats filibuster of Amy Coney Barrett Republicans: 'Catholic bigotry' over Democrats filibuster of Amy Coney Barrett
- November 02, 2017

Most of the debate surrounding Barrett's nomination focused on questions Democrats asked about her Catholic faith in the Judiciary Committee, which Republicans called inappropriate. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, by saying: "It is never appropriate for a judge to apply their personal convictions, whether it derives from faith or personal conviction". (more...)
Fusion GPS Paid Ex-MI6 Brit for Fake Dossier Information Fusion GPS Paid Ex-MI6 Brit for Fake Dossier Information
- November 02, 2017

Fusion GPS produced the infamous Russia dossier, which accuses Trump of conspiring with Russians to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. President Trump denies any collusion with Moscow officials, calling the probes a "witch hunt". In an October 29 message posted on Twitter, President Trump said the dossier had cost as much as $12 million, without providing evidence. (more...)
Israeli Planes Attack Sites in Syria Israeli Planes Attack Sites in Syria
- November 02, 2017

The Syrian army was said to have fired anti-aircraft missiles at the Israeli Air Force jets, though there were no reports of planes being shot down. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment. On Oct.21, a military position in the southern province of Qunaitera was targeted by Israel. According to Lebanon's 'Elnashra' news site, Israel Air Force aircraft were seen flying above the Lebanese Mountain range close to the Syrian-Lebanese border just before a massive explosion was heard ... (more...)
Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at Alabama gas station Kidnapping victim escapes from trunk at Alabama gas station
- November 02, 2017

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man that reportedly entered a woman's home and kidnapped her, according to a release from Central Alabama Crime Stoppers. The kidnapping suspect, 36-year-old Timothy Jabbar Wyatt, has been taken into custody. He is expected to be transported to Autauga County at some point to face charges of robbery, kidnapping and domestic violence. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation no longer looking for second man in deadly NY attack Federal Bureau of Investigation no longer looking for second man in deadly NY attack
- November 02, 2017

Anyone with information concerning the case is urged to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. Federal prosecutors filed terrorism charges Wednesday against Saipov. He's charged with providing material support to a terrorist group and violence and destruction of motor vehicles. (more...)
Adams Asset Advisors LLC Lowers Stake in Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)
- November 02, 2017

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $26.87 on the shares of Murphy Oil Corporation ( MUR ). Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. (more...)
Set up courts to fast track cases against legislators Set up courts to fast track cases against legislators
- November 02, 2017

Aiming to weed out criminals from politics, the Supreme Court on Wednesday told the Centre to come back with a plan next month to set up special courts for fast tracking trial of 1,581 lawmakers facing criminal cases since 2014. Atmaram Nadkarni , representing the Centre, told the Bench that the government was "not averse to setting up of special courts and quick and early disposal of criminal cases involving politicians ". (more...)
Vermont double homicide suspect arrested in Springfield on unrelated warrants Vermont double homicide suspect arrested in Springfield on unrelated warrants
- November 02, 2017

The Vermont State Police and the Windham County State Attorney's Office obtained an arrest warrant for Orwat after the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the deaths of Steven Lovely , 43, and Amanda Sanderson , 35, both of 163 Shirley Circle in Townshend, as homicides. (more...)
Finally, Congress shares pics of Rahul Gandhi as Aikido black belt Finally, Congress shares pics of Rahul Gandhi as Aikido black belt
- November 02, 2017

Vijender had also asked Rahul Gandhi , one of the most eligible bachelors among Indian politicians, about his marriage plans. Vijender, the Olympics bronze medallist, had pointed out that he was yet to see a politician engaging in sports although he had seen MPs and MLAs cut ribbons at events. (more...)
Manafort Indictment Alleges Scheme Partially Played Out in Florida Manafort Indictment Alleges Scheme Partially Played Out in Florida
- November 02, 2017

Andres said Manafort listed a wide range of net asset values on loans and other financial documents, from as low as $20 million to as high as $100 million. Between April 2015 and January 2017, Manafort borrowed approximately $12 million against these three NYC residences. But according to prosecutors, Manafort "never intended" to adhere to the contract and limit funds to construction. (more...)
Building cleared after active shooter report
- November 02, 2017

A woman inside the building tells the dispatcher the security guard asked her to call 911 about a possible active shooter. He wanted police to do a search to make sure everything was safe in the building. Police Chief Gordon Ramsay tweeted that the report of a shooter was "unfounded". Police do not have any reports of shots being fired or any victims, according to an e-mail from Wichita police spokesman Charley Davidson. (more...)
Chicano Studies creates Day of the Dead altar in LRC Chicano Studies creates Day of the Dead altar in LRC
- November 02, 2017

During the Day of the Dead , a portrait is placed on the altar as the visible presence of the deceased loved one. "We personally didn't want to bring in all of our stuff and fill up the exhibit", Betschler said. "What makes it nice is that when you have a public altar, it becomes an educational experience for the kids", said Murillo. The Civil Rights Heritage Center will house a vocal performance, two ballet performances, and a mariachi band, as well as children's activities and pan de ... (more...)
CVS Caremark Corp (NYSE:CVS) Institutional Investors Sentiment Unchanged in Q2 2017
- November 02, 2017

Highland Capital Management Llc sold 20,637 shares as Cvs Corporation (CVS)'s stock declined 4.23%. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 6,819,880 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $652,935,000 after buying an additional 51,493 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Stock is up at $24.15 (TMHC) Taylor Morrison Reports Third Quarter…
- November 01, 2017

Several brokerage analysts have provided guidance on Taylor Morrison Home Corporatio. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of TMHC in report on Friday, September 11 to "Neutral" rating. Taylor Morrison Home Corp has a 1-year low of $17.02 and a 1-year high of $24.79. The current price change puts the market capitalization at $2.81 bln. (more...)
European Union calls for talks to resolve Kenya's political impasse European Union calls for talks to resolve Kenya's political impasse
- November 01, 2017

That IEBC and the Judiciary be given an opportunity to work independently without undue pressure. "This is an improvement from the August election", said the European Union statement. EU Chief Observer Marietje Schaake said actions by rival sides have put Kenya in an extremely hard position. Meanwhile, IGAD observers commended Kenya for conducting a transparent repeat presidential polls on October 26 and urged political leaders to promote national healing after the divisive electioneering ... (more...)
Juba and Khartoum Ministers Hold Defence Talks Juba and Khartoum Ministers Hold Defence Talks
- November 01, 2017

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir began Wednesday a two-day visit to Sudan aimed at resolving border disputes and addressing mutual accusations of supporting rebels in each other's territory. However, the signed agreements did not tackle the issues of Abyei and border demarcation. "The two countries should cooperate in the interests of their people as they are all one people in two countries". (more...)
California marijuana to have 45 percent tax, could fuel black market sales
- November 01, 2017

While eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana, DE could become the first state to implement legalization through the legislative process. That would place California among states with the highest tax rate on the drug. "High effective tax rates on California cannabis may complicate the state's efforts to establish legal markets" said analysts Stephen Walsh and Karen Ribble in the Fitch Ratings report about California's marijuana taxes plan. (more...)
Trump nominates USA attorney for the Eastern District of California Trump nominates USA attorney for the Eastern District of California
- November 01, 2017

Senate, Patrick will become the top federal prosecutor in one of the busiest districts in the country. Scott is now a partner in the Sacramento office of Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe, LLP, where his focus is white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations. (more...)
Paul Manafort's Brooklyn Brownstone Gets Unofficial Landmark Status Paul Manafort's Brooklyn Brownstone Gets Unofficial Landmark Status
- November 01, 2017

Kyiv "has information" about the 2016 USA presidential election, Lavrov told a news briefing, according to reports by Russian news outlet RIA. Four years later, he fled to Russian Federation following popular protests. A luxury clothing store in NY is among 19 vendors Manafort paid some $12 million to between 2008 and 2014 from foreign bank accounts he didn't disclose, using offshore companies registered in countries such as Cyprus and the Grenadines to make the purchases, court papers ... (more...)
Iceland's biggest volcano could erupt, cause mass chaos for travelers Iceland's biggest volcano could erupt, cause mass chaos for travelers
- November 01, 2017

Experts have warned it could be a sign that the volcano is about to blow. Seismology expert Páll Einarsson said the quakes showed that Bardarbunga is "clearly preparing for its next eruption". However, he added that that the possibility of Bardarbunga erupting is "statistically unlikely". If the 10,000-year-old volcano does erupt, it could bring with it emissions that would affect air quality in Iceland - and a potential ash cloud that could ground flights across Europe. (more...)
Ukraine certainly has much to testify about USA election - Lavrov Ukraine certainly has much to testify about USA election - Lavrov
- November 01, 2017

Manafort and Gates became the first defendants in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. On Monday, the office of US Special Attorney Robert Moller, who is in charge of the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's US presidential election, came up with a list of twelve charges against the former head of Trump's election team Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates. (more...)
Man crashes vehicle at gas station after escaping Wadsworth courthouse Man crashes vehicle at gas station after escaping Wadsworth courthouse
- November 01, 2017

As Matthews drove beneath the I-76 overpass, he crashed into a 2018 Kia Sorrento, and continued into the parking lot of the Speedway gas station at 1160 Akron Road. The woman in the auto was trapped inside and was extricated. The suspect was taken to the hospital. Three people inside the SUV, including a baby, were transported to Summa Wadsworth-Rittman Medical Center, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to state troopers who are investigating the crash. (more...)
Police officer hurt by knife-wielding attacker in Tunis Police officer hurt by knife-wielding attacker in Tunis
- November 01, 2017

A state of emergency is still in effect in Tunisia, having been imposed after a suicide attack on a police bus on November 24, 2015. "He told us: 'This morning, I prayed and I made a decision to do something for jihad. In 2015, militants attacked Tunis's Bardo Museum, leaving 21 people - mostly foreign tourists - dead. Tunisia suffered two other major attacks that year, one against tourists at the beach resort of Sousse and the other against presidential guards in the capital. (more...)
New Jersey grad student Darren Drake killed in NY terror attack New Jersey grad student Darren Drake killed in NY terror attack
- November 01, 2017

Darren Drake, 32, was riding a Citi Bike along the West Side Highway as part of his exercise regimen, his mother, Barbara, 69, said in a phone interview moments after returning from the coroner's office. After plowing through the people on the bike path, the alleged killer, Sayfullo Saipov , 29, stepped out of the truck he had reportedly rented earlier Tuesday afternoon in Passaic and shouted "God is great" in Arabic before being shot and wounded by a uniformed NYPD officer. (more...)
NY truck attack treated as terrorism; 8 dead, multiple injured NY truck attack treated as terrorism; 8 dead, multiple injured
- November 01, 2017

And the NYPD tweeted , "The vehicle struck multiple people on the path". NY governor Andrew Cuomo said the attack appeared to be a "lone wolf" incident with no apparent link to a wider terrorist group or plot. A United States law enforcement official described the suspect as a U.S. immigrant born in Uzbekistan, a landlocked, predominantly Muslim country in central Asia that was once part of the former Soviet Union. (more...)
Neenah police say parent found nails in candy bars Neenah police say parent found nails in candy bars
- November 01, 2017

Police in Bathurst say they also received a report that a nail was found in a chocolate bar. London police are in the early stages of their investigation. The Neenah Police Department encourages everyone to check all candy collected. Police say the family visited more than 50 homes Tuesday evening, and they're not sure from which home the candy bar was collected. (more...)
Police release image of suspect wanted for first-degree murder in Leslieville Police release image of suspect wanted for first-degree murder in Leslieville
- November 01, 2017

He was rushed to a hospital trauma centre where he was later pronounced dead. At the time, police said it appeared to be a "targeted shooting". A passerby then tried to administer first aid before emergency responders arrived. Witnesses said that they heard several shots before a black vehicle could be seen speeding away from the scene. On Wednesday, police issued a warrant for a suspect identified as Ibrahim Mohammed Ibrahim, 23, of Toronto. (more...)
Cuomo: Trump's Tweets on Attack Were Not Factual, 'Not Helpful' Cuomo: Trump's Tweets on Attack Were Not Factual, 'Not Helpful'
- November 01, 2017

Sin City shooter Stephen Paddock, 64, who leaned out of a Mandalay Bay window October 1 with a rifle adapted to mimic a machine gun, was every bit the terrorist Saipov is suspected of being, except that Paddock - who killed a lot more people - had a little help from a gun legislation loophole and lawmakers unwilling to do anything about it. (more...)
Bishop James Jones to report on Hillsborough families' experience Bishop James Jones to report on Hillsborough families' experience
- November 01, 2017

His report is expected to call for changes to the Inquest process and support the idea of a so-called Hillsborough Law. "The Hillsborough families know that there are others who have found that when in all innocence and with a good conscience they have asked questions of those in authority on behalf of those they love, the institution has closed ranks, refused to disclose information, used public money to defend its interests and acted in a way that was both intimidating and oppressive". (more...)
Children victims of violence, sexual abuse, homicides Children victims of violence, sexual abuse, homicides
- November 01, 2017

Almost a quarter of one-year-olds are physically shaken as punishment and almost one in 10 are hit or slapped on the face, head or ears. At least 15 million girls aged 15 to 19 have been forced to engage in sexual acts against their will worldwide, according to a report from UNICEF. (more...)

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