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Trump's personal Twitter account briefly disappeared Trump's personal Twitter account briefly disappeared
- November 03, 2017

Twitter and the White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. He has credited the platform for his political success and says it provides him with a direct line of communication to the American people. How Practical is it to live off of Bitcoin? But just a few minutes later it had reappeared. It is so far unclear why Trump's personal account went offline. (more...)
North Korean defector warns pre-emptive U.S. strike would trigger 'automatic retaliation' North Korean defector warns pre-emptive U.S. strike would trigger 'automatic retaliation'
- November 03, 2017

Because North Korea is ruled by the Kim Dynasty, any living heirs pose a threat to Kim Jong Un's leadership of North Korea . "The joint-military exercises conducted by the U.S. The family lived in Macau until early this year, when Kim Jong-nam was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on the morning of February 13 by a team of North Korean spies, which also included an Indonesian and a Vietnamese. (more...)
Northam Campaign Disclosure Includes Race-Baiting Murder-Truck Ad Northam Campaign Disclosure Includes Race-Baiting Murder-Truck Ad
- November 03, 2017

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) also attended the rally to show his support for the Virginia Democratic ticket. He tweeted that Northam "praised bipartisanship, but didn't quite denounce" Favola's characterization. The disclosure showed a $62,729 in-kind donation from Latino Victory received on October 31. However, because of the nature of recent events, the ad has been pulled . (more...)
New Details Revealed for Universal Orlando's 'Fast & Furious - Supercharged' Ride New Details Revealed for Universal Orlando's 'Fast & Furious - Supercharged' Ride
- November 03, 2017

An artist's rendering of the entrance to Fast & Furious - Supercharged . You will encounter more of your favorite Fast characters than ever before in Fast & Furious - Supercharged . The press release doesn't mention if Coronas will be available, so maybe you'll have to smuggle your own bottles in (Note: please do not smuggle Coronas into Universal Studios). (more...)
November 2 is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists November 2 is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
- November 03, 2017

According to the United Nations , more than 900 journalists have been killed in the last decade, while over 30 journalists have been targeted and killed in 2017, including the recent attacks on journalists in Kenya, Malta, India and Pakistan . (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX): Trading Secrets for Today's Investors
- November 03, 2017

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of C$22.50. When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 3 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. (more...)
United Nations calls on USA to end Cuba embargo United Nations calls on USA to end Cuba embargo
- November 03, 2017

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will vote against the resolution, introduced annually by Havana for 26 years, to underscore President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy, which puts greater emphasis on advancing human rights and democracy, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday. (more...)
This Tax Deduction Forces Americans to Subsidize High-Tax States This Tax Deduction Forces Americans to Subsidize High-Tax States
- November 02, 2017

Among issues in contention are how fast to cut corporate rates, which state tax deductions to eliminate and whether to impose new caps on popular 401 (k) retirement accounts, according to people familiar with the negotiations. A Global Minimum Backup Tax . The plan shrinks the number of tax brackets from seven to three or four, with respective tax rates of 12 percent, 25 percent, 35 percent and a category still to be determined. (more...)
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Rating Reiterated by Boenning Scattergood
- November 02, 2017

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust had a net margin of 20.75% and a return on equity of 6.96%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 79.30 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 1.06 billion. Also, there are 0 buy, 1 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.73 average brokerage recommendation. Therefore 22% are positive. Danaher Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
One in custody after small device detonated in UNC's McCorkle Place One in custody after small device detonated in UNC's McCorkle Place
- November 02, 2017

UNC announced that a suspect was in custody. Police also called in about the possibility of a "second bomb in a car" in Carrboro. WTVD reported that it happened Thursday in the McCorkle Place area of campus. UNC Police are investigating the detonation of a small device at Davie Poplar in McCorkle Place. "The fire has since been put out", Northam said. (more...)
Starbucks shares down 5% after revenue miss, company to sell Tazo brand
- November 02, 2017

It says the tea category in Starbucks stores is growing, though earlier this year had announced plans to shut Teavana stores. Starbucks bought Tazo in 1999 for $8.1 million. The company reported global comparable same-store sales growth of 2 percent, driven by a 2 percent increase in average ticket, and a 1 percent boost in transactions. (more...)
Trump Is Reportedly Blaming Son-In-Law Kushner For Mueller Probe Trump Is Reportedly Blaming Son-In-Law Kushner For Mueller Probe
- November 02, 2017

When sometime-adviser Roger Stone told Trump in a separate phone call that his son-in-law was giving him bad advice, Trump agreed, the report added. "I'm not under investigation, as you know", Trump also said, despite the fact that - much like Chris Christie - nobody in this conversation could really know that for sure. (more...)
Manus refugees 'top of agenda' for Ardern's Australia trip Manus refugees 'top of agenda' for Ardern's Australia trip
- November 02, 2017

Staff have abandoned the camp, power and running water has been cut off, and the last food packs were distributed on Sunday night. PM Jacinda Ardern says NZ's offer to take 150 refugees from Manus Island still stands. Lives lived in fear & despair. He said he had contemplated what he could personally do to help. Best-known for his roles in Gladiator and A Beautiful Mind , Crowe has in the past indicated support for progressive politicians such as former Labor prime minister Julia ... (more...)
NY terror: Donald Trump 'may send suspect to Guantanamo Bay' NY terror: Donald Trump 'may send suspect to Guantanamo Bay'
- November 02, 2017

Trump said Wednesday that he is starting the process of terminating the program. The legality of a move to GITMO is not clear, as Saipov was a lawful resident of the U.S. "We're so politically correct that we're afraid to do anything". During his cabinet meeting, Trump was asked if Saipov - who came to the United States from Uzbekistan in 2010 - should be tried for his crimes at the American military base in Guantanamo Bay. (more...)
Ex-Trump aides due back in court following indictment Ex-Trump aides due back in court following indictment
- November 02, 2017

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime business associate Rick Gates are asking a federal judge to release them from home confinement while they await trial on several financial charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. (more...)
USA child sex offenders to be identified with special passport marks USA child sex offenders to be identified with special passport marks
- November 02, 2017

Smaller passport cards that can be used for domestic and some nearby global travel will be unavailable to registered offenders, as the cards are too small to fit the additional identifier. Those affected by the new law will be notified by the State Department once it receives the names from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security. (more...)
Firefighters axed for hanging noose on black colleague's photo Firefighters axed for hanging noose on black colleague's photo
- November 02, 2017

The firefighters defaced "several personal photos of a fellow firefighter with graphic and obscene phallic renderings", the termination letters sent Wednesday said, the newspaper reported. In the late 1980s, rookies were handcuffed while other firefighters sat on their faces during a hazing ritual. Upon further knowledge of the situation, however, the case became a civil investigation led by fire department executives. (more...)
On All Souls' Day, Pope Francis prays for an end to war On All Souls' Day, Pope Francis prays for an end to war
- November 02, 2017

Pope Francis did the same for the first three years of his pontificate, though in 2016 he chose to say the All Souls' Day Mass at Rome's Prima Porta Cemetery instead. At the Fosse Ardeatine (Ardeatine Caves), occupying Nazi troops executed 335 civilians on March 24, 1944, in retaliation for the previous day's killing by Italian Resistance fighters of 33 German soldiers. (more...)
Democrat Lawmakers Sue Over Trump Hotel's Lease Secrecy Democrat Lawmakers Sue Over Trump Hotel's Lease Secrecy
- November 02, 2017

It accuses the acting head of the General Services Administration of violating a almost 90-year-old law and preventing congressional oversight. Under terms of the lease, the hotel's management has to provide financial data to the General Services Administration, the federal agency that acts as landlord for the hotel. (more...)
Rick Perry ties fossil fuel use to sexual assault prevention Rick Perry ties fossil fuel use to sexual assault prevention
- November 02, 2017

Perry then turned the conversation to sexual assault, seemingly arguing that violent acts can be prevented with electricity. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that the use of fossil fuels to power an electric grid in South Africa could prevent sexual assault there. (more...)
Ex-Trump campaign official withdraws nomination for ag post Ex-Trump campaign official withdraws nomination for ag post
- November 02, 2017

Clovis's decision to withdraw his nomination", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday. In a 2014 interview when he was a candidate for U.S. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to FBI officials about his contacts with Russians he believed had links to the Kremlin during the campaign, one of the first prosecutions in Mueller's investigation. (more...)
Anti-Semitic incidents surge almost 70 percent in 2017 Anti-Semitic incidents surge almost 70 percent in 2017
- November 02, 2017

Specifically the ADL reported 703 incidents involving harassment, including 62 bomb threats targeting Jewish institutions, as well as 584 instances of vandalism and a dozen physical assaults during the first nine months of 2017. The seven weeks following the Charlottesville rally saw 221 incidents of anti-Semitism. The Charlottesville rally was one of at least 33 public white supremacist events in the U.S.so far this year, which were supplemented with 188 incidents where white supremacists ... (more...)
Trump Calls for NYC Terrorist to Receive Death Penalty Trump Calls for NYC Terrorist to Receive Death Penalty
- November 02, 2017

Trump tweeted on Thursday morning that the case against Sayfullo Saipov, 29, "Should move fast". Sessions spoke Thursday at a federal prosecutor's office following Tuesday's terror attack that killed 8 people, saying the attacks were "another reminder of unsafe threats we face from Radical Islam terrorism". (more...)
Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority
- November 02, 2017

Nazmi Muhanna, the Palestinian Authority's top official for border crossings, formally received control of the Rafah crossing with Egypt from his Hamas counterpart. Rafah had largely been closed since 2007, when Israel and Egypt tightened their blockades of Gaza in response to the Hamas takeover and in an attempt to prevent attacks by militants. (more...)
Tesla Model 3 Manufacturing Slowed by Production Issues Tesla Model 3 Manufacturing Slowed by Production Issues
- November 02, 2017

Although Tesla has made inroads among luxury vehicle buyers with the advanced technology and innovative design in its Model S sedan and Model X SUV, it is the Model 3 on which its long-term viability rests. The update showed total revenues for Tesla rose almost 30 percent from a year ago to $2.99 billion. Tesla earlier this year briefly eclipsed General Motors as the USA automaker with the biggest market capitalization, but shares have been under pressure for the last month on missed ... (more...)
Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis
- November 02, 2017

In the Philippines, Trump will attend a summit of the USA and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, however he will skip the East Asia Summit that follows it, where other regional powers like China, Russia and India also take part. (more...)
Theresa May accused of failing to act over historical Westminster sex claims
- November 02, 2017

Now, having looked at the precise question Nandy asked I am not sure this is an entirely fair reading. She said: "I will say to her that I am very clear that the whips office - I hope this goes for all whips offices across this House - should make clear to people that where there are any sexual abuse allegations that could be of a criminal nature that people should go to the police". (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. jabs Clinton with weird Halloween joke Donald Trump Jr. jabs Clinton with weird Halloween joke
- November 02, 2017

In the immediate aftermath of Tuesday's deadly attack in Manhattan that left eight people dead, Trump leveled blame at his political rivals on Twitter , notably Democratic senator Chuck Schumer. She pointed out that the oppo research (that later spawned the dossier) was originally launched by Never-Trumper Republicans at the Washington Free Beacon . (more...)
India 'disappointed' with China blocking bid to blacklist militant leader India 'disappointed' with China blocking bid to blacklist militant leader
- November 02, 2017

China has repeatedly blocked India's effort to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the world body under Pakistan's influence. "We are deeply disappointed that once again, a single country has blocked global consensus on the designation of an acknowledged terrorist and leader of UN-designated terrorist organization, Masood Azhar", Kumar said in a statement that did not name China. (more...)
GOP tax bill would eliminate medical expense deductions GOP tax bill would eliminate medical expense deductions
- November 02, 2017

Some members also fear the GOP's tax effort in the House has shared some frustrating parallels with Obamacare repeal. Estate tax would kick in at $11.2 million, up from $5.49 million, but it would be fully repealed as of 2024. - The personal exemption, $4,050 a person in 2016, would be eliminated. And the bill would establish a lower tax rate of 25 percent for so-called "pass through" businesses such as partnerships that now pay taxes at their owners' individual rate. (more...)

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