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Theresa May ranked second most powerful woman in the world
- November 02, 2017

Angela Merkel is still the most powerful woman in the world. Five Indian women , including ICICI Bank Managing director Chanda Kochhar and CEO of HCL Technologies Roshni Nadar Malhotra, are in the new list of Forbes' world's 100 most powerful women who are building billion-dollar brands and calling the shots in the financial markets. (more...)
Hillary Clinton defends funding anti-Trump dossier in late-night interview Hillary Clinton defends funding anti-Trump dossier in late-night interview
- November 02, 2017

It was revealed last week that Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias hired Fusion GPS on behalf of the campaign and the Democratic National Committee last April to investigate Trump. Clinton didn't elaborate on whether she plans to dress as herself or the actual president, Donald Trump , though the latter seems unlikely. "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 ... (more...)
Shiv Sena's classic opposition move Shiv Sena's classic opposition move
- November 02, 2017

The book alleges that many BJP leaders are involved in alleged scams and controversies. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray presided over the distribution at his Mumbai home, Matoshree, on Wednesday. Another excerpt from the booklet states that, "if Sena is seen as a hard partner, then the BJP-led Fadnavis government is free to move on". "Take it or leave it", was the Shiv Sena's riposte in an article in its magazine which said that if the Shiv Sena is seen as a hard partner, then the BJP-led ... (more...)
More than 37.8M fire extinguishers manufactured in NC recalled More than 37.8M fire extinguishers manufactured in NC recalled
- November 02, 2017

The recall covers 37.8 million extinguishers, including 134 models manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. In addition, the CPSC said, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose a hazard. There has been at least one death as a result of the faulty fire safety tools: first responders "could not get the recalled Kidde fire extinguishers to work" in a 2014 vehicle fire, according to a news release. (more...)
Iconic New York City Halloween parade marches on after attack Iconic New York City Halloween parade marches on after attack
- November 02, 2017

Though the site of the attack remained taped off and surrounded by police, New Yorkers, who celebrated Halloween on Tuesday night, went to work and school and even got back on their bikes Wednesday. "Tonight we're at a Halloween parade to say you didn't win and you didn't affect us", Cuomo told CNN's Anderson Cooper. Jessica Crawford, a 22-year-old native New Yorker, said she joined the festivities as a way to protest the senseless violence. (more...)
Uhuru Kenyatta declared victor Uhuru Kenyatta declared victor
- November 02, 2017

National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga told a media briefing in Nairobi that if the October 26 election is allowed to stand, then it will make a complete mockery of elections. The opposition leader also announced the establishment of the People's Assembly, which he said is the vehicle through which the coalition will exercise the duty of restoring democracy, constitutionalism and the rule of law. (more...)
Salman-Katrina courageous extreme cold for 'Tiger Zinda Hai' Salman-Katrina courageous extreme cold for 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
- November 02, 2017

The first one feature Salman Khan in a kick-ass avatar with two deadly Axes in his hand. After releasing a couple of pictures from the sets, the makers have shared two new stills from an action sequence where Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif truly look at the top of their game in terms of the act and even fashion. (more...)
Kerala govt bartering national security, pursuing vote bank politics, charges Prasad Kerala govt bartering national security, pursuing vote bank politics, charges Prasad
- November 02, 2017

Mr Prasad said, world bank is independent body and its does not work under any pressure. "You are running a terrorist group with an aim of making an Islamic state". He added that if the CPM-led government in Kerala remains quiet, it will be "playing with nation's safety for vote bank politics". "Obviously in the investigation if more evidence comes, the provisions of the UAPA will have to be considered by the government". (more...)
'Fake news' is named Collins' Word of the Year 2017 'Fake news' is named Collins' Word of the Year 2017
- November 02, 2017

Defining "fake news" as meaning " false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting ", Collins said the word had come top of its annual assessment of the most used words in the English language and will now have its own entry in next year's dictionary. (more...)
Former Trump campaign chair used fake name on recent trips
- November 02, 2017

His comments came shortly after Manafort and his associate Rick Gates solemnly waked into the courtroom in dark suits to enter their pleas of not guilty. "Both defendants have substantial ties overseas, including in Ukraine, where both have spent time and have served as agents of its government", special counsel Robert Mueller wrote in Tuesday's conditions of release, citing another case which bore similar aspects. (more...)
Rescued Sailors Return to Land After Five-Month Ordeal Rescued Sailors Return to Land After Five-Month Ordeal
- November 02, 2017

On their first day at sea, May 3, the two US women described running into a fearsome storm that tossed their vessel with 60 miles per hour (97 kph) winds and 30-foot (9-meter) seas for three days, but meteorologists say there was no severe weather anywhere along their route during that time. (more...)
The Expedia Inc. (EXPE) Stake Increased by Candriam Luxembourg SCA
- November 02, 2017

KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of EXPE in report on Thursday, October 26 with "Buy" rating . On September 22 UBS made no change to the stock rating of "Buy" but raised the price target from $130.00 to $170.00. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th were issued a dividend of $0.26 per share. (more...)
Taylor Swift's Original Taylor Swift's Original "Gorgeous" Lyrics Contained More References to A Famous Ex
- November 02, 2017

In the video, made in partnership with AT&T, Swift strums on a guitar and pensively hits at a piano to nail out the lyrics and melody and, voilĂ ! The video is part of " The Making of a Song " series that is coming to Taylor Swift NOW on November 13, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the entire album - which fans have not seen before. (more...)
BJP on back foot in Himachal, says son of CM Virbhadra Singh BJP on back foot in Himachal, says son of CM Virbhadra Singh
- November 02, 2017

He termed Congress a "laughing club" and that it needs to "introspect why people are turning away from them across the country". While PM Modi stressed that weeding out corruption and development of Himachal Pradesh is on top of BJP's agenda, he devoted large part of his speech praising country's defence forces and contributions of soldiers hailing from the hilly state. (more...)
Gunfire heard in Eritrea's capital as protests break out, U.S. embassy says Gunfire heard in Eritrea's capital as protests break out, U.S. embassy says
- November 02, 2017

Security forces responded by firing shots to disperse protesters, unverified video footage widely circulated on social media shows. Hundreds of students joined the protests. The students attend Diae Al Islam , one of the best private schools in the capital. The military has reportedly rounded-up of young men overnight, especially in the Akhria area of the city, where the school is located. (more...)
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
- November 02, 2017

Air Lease Corp now has $4.56B valuation. About 228,479 shares traded. Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) has risen 29.12% since November 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Codey sold 3,500 shares of Sealed Air Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The hedge fund run by John Lykouretzos held 1.87M shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $83.57 million, down from 2.59 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
MPs pass motion pushing government to publish Brexit studies MPs pass motion pushing government to publish Brexit studies
- November 02, 2017

Labour hailed the vote as a "victory for Parliament and for democracy". Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg (North East Somerset) told the debate: "I have no doubt this motion is, in all senses, binding". Labour said the result was clear and called on Brexit minister David Davis to set a date for the papers' publication. "We will reflect on the implications of the vote and respond in due course", she said. (more...)
Secretary General: NATO and Japan are natural partners Secretary General: NATO and Japan are natural partners
- November 02, 2017

During the election campaign, Abe focused on Japan's heightened security concerns given North Korea's continued testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations resolutions forbidding such activity and crippling economic sanctions, a Kyodo report added. (more...)
Five Jawans Injured as Terrorists Attack CRPF Vehicle in J&K's Anantnag Five Jawans Injured as Terrorists Attack CRPF Vehicle in J&K's Anantnag
- November 02, 2017

A police spokesperson told Rising Kashmir that, "A convoy of CRPF 96 battalion with six buses was attacked by militants resulting in injuries to CRPF personnel". Meanwhile, the injured jawans were rushed to a nearby hospital for the treatment where their condition is stable. Search operations have been launched. (more...)
Mumbai can finally have legal rooftop eateries Mumbai can finally have legal rooftop eateries
- November 02, 2017

The policy would be implemented with immediate effect. Till now, there has been no policy for rooftop restaurants, but hoteliers would have not only restaurants, but also bars, illegally in connivance of corrupt civic officials. In addition, the policy is not permissible where part or pocket terraces are approved as refugee area. Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray is believed to be the brainchild of the open to air terrace restaurant concept, which is also called as a rooftop restaurant. (more...)
White House: Suggesting anyone here supports slavery is 'disgusting and absurd' White House: Suggesting anyone here supports slavery is 'disgusting and absurd'
- November 02, 2017

When asked about the debate over the removal of Confederate statues, Sanders said , "look, I don't think we should debate every moment of history". Her answer: "That's not what he said". Sanders rolled her eyes. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will address reporters on Tuesday and take questions on what's new for the administration, starting at 2:30 p.m. (more...)
Five Argentine citizens killed in NY attack Five Argentine citizens killed in NY attack
- November 02, 2017

Erlij, a well-known businessman in Rosario who made his fortune in the steel industry, had contributed toward the cost of the reunion trip, the newspaper said . About 3:05 p.m. local time, a man drove a rented truck almost a mile down a bike path in Manhattan . The terrorist, 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov originally of Uzbekistan, mowed down pedestrians and cyclists and was subsequently shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in ... (more...)
NAB summons Pak FM, sons for submission of assets details NAB summons Pak FM, sons for submission of assets details
- November 02, 2017

Instead, Dar is being represented by a junior counsel Ayesha Hamid, local media reported. Earlier, the court had recorded the statements of two NAB witnesses, including Masood ul Ghani of Habib Bank and Abdul Rehman Gondal of Allied Bank, who were also cross-examined by Dar's counsel. (more...)
Trump to Push for FTA Revision When He Visits Korea Trump to Push for FTA Revision When He Visits Korea
- November 02, 2017

Trump's itinerary for his 12-day trip includes visits to Japan , South Korea , China, Vietnam and the Philippines . The administration described the 12-day tour, from November 3rd to 14th, as "a continuation of the President's extensive diplomatic engagement with countries from the IndoPacific region", and much of the briefing focused on the economic relations between the United States and the countries Trump is scheduled to visit. (more...)
Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont defies order to appear in Spanish court Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont defies order to appear in Spanish court
- November 02, 2017

A judge wants to question them in an investigation over Catalonia's independence drive, which has plunged Spain into its biggest crisis in decades. On Monday, Spain's chief prosecutor said he was seeking charges of rebellion - punishable by up to 30 years behind bars - sedition and misuse of public funds. (more...)
FinnCap Reiterates Corporate Rating for Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc (EOG) FinnCap Reiterates Corporate Rating for Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc (EOG)
- November 02, 2017

As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt given on Friday, July 21. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. It increased, as 19 investors sold CUBE shares while 75 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.82% EPS ... (more...)
Though Trading Insults in Public, US, North Korea Negotiate Behind Closed Doors
- November 02, 2017

But President Trump has not shared that view, exchanging insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un through various media outlets. Mattis stood on the border between North and South Korea and echoed President Trump's remarks at the United Nations, saying, "North Korean provocations continue to threaten regional and global security despite unanimous condemnation by the United Nations Security Council". (more...)
Nawaz Sharif reaches Lahore; to hold party meeting Nawaz Sharif reaches Lahore; to hold party meeting
- November 02, 2017

Sharif headed to Punjab House from the airport in a motorcade, comprising 56 vehicles of security forces and PML-N leaders. A team of National Accountability Bureau ( NAB ) was not allowed to the Rawal Lounge of the airport. However, the party officials have been rejecting such reports. The ruling Sharif family has ostensibly settled the internal differences and decided that Shehbaz Sharif - the incumbent Punjab chief minister -will become the Premier if the Pakistan Muslim League ( ... (more...)
Govt urged to intervene in Manus Island crisis
- November 02, 2017

Pressure is now mounting on the New Zealand Government to step in where Australia has failed and take these refugees, with a petition calling for that to be delivered to Parliament tonight. It called on Australia to urgently put a stop to the unfolding crisis. "The advocates who are here telling them not to move, they are not doing those people any favours", he told the Nine Network on Thursday. (more...)
Labour activist 'warned' about pursuing rape claim
- November 02, 2017

The allegation is the most serious to emerge in the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked Westminster after numerous women shared stories of sexual abuse following harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. A well-known Labour Party activist told the BBC she was raped by a senior colleague but was advised not to report it when she confided in a senior member of staff. (more...)

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