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Uber bans right-wing activist after anti-Islamic tweets Uber bans right-wing activist after anti-Islamic tweets
- November 02, 2017

Among those complaints, which sparked outrage online, Loomer lamented that she was late to a press conference because she could not find an Uber driver who she did not believe was Muslim. "Why is uber hiring Islamic terrorists?" She went on to post several anti-Muslim tweets to her more than 100,000 followers. "But they don't. I bet they're loving this". (more...)
'Multiple parties' down after shooting in Thornton, Colorado, police say 'Multiple parties' down after shooting in Thornton, Colorado, police say
- November 02, 2017

A Thornton Police Department post on Twitter stated the shooting just occurred at Walmart, 9900 Grant St. Eye witnesses have reported hearing 30 shots fired. Police did not release information about any victims and it is not clear if an assailant has been taken into custody. "This comes a day after a terrorist attack in Manhattan claimed eight lives". (more...)
Utah nurse arrested for doing her job reaches $500000 settlement Utah nurse arrested for doing her job reaches $500000 settlement
- November 02, 2017

Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer made the announcement Tuesday. Though Wubbels' case was settled, Porter said, "we're hoping the discussion about body cameras continues". Her boss tries to explain to Payne that Wubbels can not take blood from the patient. That video showed detective Jeff Payne manhandling and handcuffing Wubbels in July as she screamed in protest. (more...)
After buses, Yogi Adityanath's office to get saffron paint After buses, Yogi Adityanath's office to get saffron paint
- November 02, 2017

At present, work is on to paint the boundary wall and top of the secretariat building saffron. Recently, the chief minister had flagged off a fleet of 50 saffron-coloured buses and even the stage for the inauguration was decorated with saffron-coloured curtains and balloons. (more...)
How Analysts Rated Credit Acceptance Corp
- November 02, 2017

It has outperformed by 10.76% the S&P500. Scotia Capital maintained Equitable Group Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 446,139 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $114,720,000 after buying an additional 45,768 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Deputies Search Ponds for Missing NC Toddler Deputies Search Ponds for Missing NC Toddler
- November 02, 2017

Authorities first said Holliday could be with Daquan Seandre Thomas but the child was not with Thomas when he was located. "All of this is uncalled for", said Holliday's grandfather, Terry McNeill. A search was performed around Brookside Hills Apartments on Sweet Lane where the girl lives with her mother. The search was extensive, involving a State Highway Patrol helicopter and a State Bureau of Investigation plane, tracking dogs and dive teams searching ponds in the area. (more...)
Libyan Coast Guard Intercepts Boats With 299 Migrants
- November 02, 2017

In an effort to stem the tide, Italy and Libya have cooperated in trying to intercept the vessels and prevent humanitarian organisations and boats continuing to carry out rescue operations. Under pressure from Italy and other European states, Libya's coastguard has also become increasingly active, patrolling more widely and intercepting migrants before they can reach global rescue vessels. (more...)
APC mourns as Tinubu loses first son Babajide APC mourns as Tinubu loses first son Babajide
- November 02, 2017

Other members of the family would also not comment. On own his side, Ajimobi who issued a statement through his Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy, Mr. Details of his death were sketchy as at press time. A source told TheCable that Jide , who was hale and hearty, died suddenly on Wednesday. Wale's brother is a maritime lawyer and promoter of TSL Limited. (more...)
Utah shooting, Colorado homicide suspect has ties to Alexandria Utah shooting, Colorado homicide suspect has ties to Alexandria
- November 02, 2017

Boutain was arrested on Tuesday at a Salt Lake City library, police said. His wife was in custody, but at the time authorities were still searching for Boutain. Austin Boutain is the brother of Hunter Boutain, who was thought to have contracted a brain-eating amoeba organism while swimming in Lake Minnewaska. (more...)
KRG president Barzani to step down KRG president Barzani to step down
- November 02, 2017

Dozens of Barzani's supporters broke into the building and attacked lawmakers and journalists, while a crowd outside waved Kurdish flags in support of him. Mr Barzani's political rivals have accused him of staging the referendum as a gamble created to secure a mandate for a third term in office. Despite his resignation on Sunday, the former president - who has been at the forefront of Kurdish independence efforts for decades and the KRG president for 12 years - is expected to remain a senior ... (more...)
Marked RCMP vehicle collides with van in Burnaby, BC
- November 02, 2017

Just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, a van travelling eastbound on Dorset Street collided with a police truck, which had been travelling northbound on Macpherson Avenue, Burnaby RCMP say in a media release. The RCMP's integrated collision analysis team and Burnaby RCMP launched an investigation before the IIO asserted jurisdiction. The crash is now being investigated by the Independent Investigations Office (IIO), the B.C. (more...)
No threat at UW campus after report of gunman No threat at UW campus after report of gunman
- November 02, 2017

Law school officials also sent emails to faculty, staff and students instructing them to leave the building. "We were standing in the first floor in Birge". (more...)
San Francisco officer shot, critically injured
- November 02, 2017

Andraychak said the officer is a 9-year veteran of the department. He didn't release the officer's name. It is not clear what led up to the shooting. The San Francisco Chronicle reports both were hospitalized, but their conditions were not immediately known. After the shooting, personnel from the District Attorney's office, the Department of Police Accountability, Internal Affairs and the Homicide Detail shut down the area from Market to 19th Street and Castro Street to Eureka Street to ... (more...)
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) 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 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 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...)

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