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Federal judge refuses order allowing Russian lawyer back in US
- November 04, 2017

Prevezon asked the feds to give "temporary immigration parole" for Veselnitskaya and company head, Denis Katsyv - which would allow them in the USA for the proceeding. US prosecutors said on Monday the payment was due on October 31, however, New York-based lawyers for Prevezon disputed this. A lawyer from Prevezon Holdings Ltd, which is the company Veselnitskaya is representing, drafted a letter for the Russian lawyer to appear via telephone at the November 9 hearing, according to the ... (more...)
Doctor Accused of Sexually Abusing Gymnasts Back in Court Doctor Accused of Sexually Abusing Gymnasts Back in Court
- November 04, 2017

Earlier Friday afternoon, the Judge denied a motion to adjourn the Nassar trial so the defense can review additional documents. "After the jury heard about these pictures, the sheer number of them, I think the jury would stop listening and simply convict", Aquilina said. (more...)
PICTET BANK & TRUST Ltd Lowers Holdings in US Bancorp (USB)
- November 04, 2017

Iowa State Bank increased Us Bancorp ( USB ) stake by 195.37% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Monday morning. (more...)
Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill
- November 04, 2017

Friday was the last day for LePage to veto bills to regulate the sale of marijuana, which was legalized by a statewide referendum vote in 2016. The Governor did endorse legislation that sought to delay any further implementation of the law until 2019, but lawmakers defeated that measure. (more...)
NY terror suspect was radicalized domestically, Gov. Cuomo says NY terror suspect was radicalized domestically, Gov. Cuomo says
- November 04, 2017

According to The New York Times, "Three officials said he had come to the federal authorities' attention as a result of an unrelated investigation, but it was not clear whether that was because he was a friend, an associate or a family member of someone under scrutiny or because he himself had been the focus of an investigation". (more...)
Suspect in Benghazi attacks due for first court appearance
- November 04, 2017

Mustafa al-Imam was captured October 29 by USA special forces in a Navy SEAL-led raid and brought to Washington for trial. He appeared in court for the first time Friday, wearing an orange jumpsuit and listening to the proceedings through an ear piece as they were translated from English. (more...)
Massachusetts Becomes First State to Ban Bump Stocks Massachusetts Becomes First State to Ban Bump Stocks
- November 04, 2017

They adopted narrower language specifically prohibiting bump stocks and trigger cranks . The ban covers owning, selling and buying bump stocks. Further, where those found guilty of possession of such devices would face between three and 20 years in prison under the House proposal, the Senate measure would allow for penalties to run from 18 months to life in prison. (more...)
As name calling hits new low, JD(U) releases Tejashwi photo with girl As name calling hits new low, JD(U) releases Tejashwi photo with girl
- November 04, 2017

Rakesh Singh was a JD (U) block president, but was removed from party's membership after his selfie with the chief minister went viral. As for Lalu Prasad's statement that liquor was served at the house of the JD-U leaders at night in dry Bihar, Sanjay Singh offered to get their houses searched but with a caveat that the former Chief Minister should also allow a search at his house. (more...)
Private sleuth, wife held for 'extortion' Private sleuth, wife held for 'extortion'
- November 04, 2017

It is alleged that Satish Mangle is a habitual accused and proclaimed offender who was arrested by Bandra police in year 2012 and facing criminal case related to call records and phone tapping. "Police have recovered two laptops, five mobile handsets, four pen drives, 15 CDs and some incriminating documents from his (Mangle's) residence", he said. (more...)
Roanoke College Poll shows Virginia races all tied up Roanoke College Poll shows Virginia races all tied up
- November 04, 2017

With just days remaining in the campaign, Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie are tied (47%-47%), while Libertarian Cliff Hyra garners three percent of likely voters, and only three percent remain undecided... (more...)
Pennsylvania, South-Carlina join FirstNet Pennsylvania, South-Carlina join FirstNet
- November 04, 2017

State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel said he has been working with FirstNet and other state government agencies for years to consider the logistics of the program and its benefits for first responders. "This is a big day for South Carolina", McMaster said, explaining that the system "will allow all first-responders in our state to communicate instantly without interruption 24 hours a day with 100 percent certainty in order to complete their mission". (more...)
German man reports WWII bomb, police find zucchini German man reports WWII bomb, police find zucchini
- November 04, 2017

They said in a statement on Friday that officers determined "the object, which really did look very like a bomb" was actually a 40-centimetre zucchini. In the end, once police confirmed that the object was indeed a zucchini and not a bomb, the man disposed of the vegetable himself. In August, tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Frankfurt when construction workers there discovered a bomb that reportedly could have affected 70,000 people. (more...)
More JFK files released More JFK files released
- November 04, 2017

Historians have said they expect the files to shed light on the killing and its aftermath but not to necessarily challenge the official version of events - that Kennedy was killed by Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone, the Times noted. The disclosure marks the third public release of documents pertaining to the investigation. Last week marked the federal government's deadline to release the 3,100 unseen files, a deadline that was set by Congress in 1992 under the President John F. (more...)
FM Zarif reacts to U.S. allegations against Iran FM Zarif reacts to U.S. allegations against Iran
- November 04, 2017

The allegations of "secret dealings" are based on a newly released trove of documents allegedly recovered from Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound during the 2011 raid that killed the Al-Qaeda leader. The official made the remarks in response to the alleged documents released on al-Qaeda terrorist group. This is while according to reports 15 out of 19 hijackers in the September 11 attacks were Saudi nationals. (more...)
Maduro calls for restructuring Venezuela's foreign debt Maduro calls for restructuring Venezuela's foreign debt
- November 04, 2017

Traders were left scratching their heads over Maduro's statements, which neither clearly declared default nor laid out a path to easing payment burden. "At no moment did he say they wouldn't pay, so it's not a default", said Alejandro Grisanti of Caracas-based consultancy Ecoanalitica. El Aissami gave an email address for bondholders to write to and added that Economy Minister Simon Zerpa - also under USA sanctions on graft charges - would be on his committee too. (more...)
ICC prosecutor to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe
- November 04, 2017

The scope of such an investigation isn't clear, but it has the potential to involve US troops. In due course, I will file my request for judicial authorisation to open an investigation, submitting that there is a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed in connection with the armed conflict in Afghanistan. (more...)
Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Responds To Gay Character Rumors Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Responds To Gay Character Rumors
- November 04, 2017

During the filming of Stranger Things 2 in Atlanta, GA, Sink revealed that she enjoyed lattes made with plant-based milk on-set and found a vegan replacement for her favorite dish, chicken and waffles, at plant-based eatery Cafe Sunflower . (more...)
Most Military Veterans Approve of Medical Cannabis, Says American Legion Poll Most Military Veterans Approve of Medical Cannabis, Says American Legion Poll
- November 04, 2017

Following the release of the poll , conducted by national PulsePoint IVR on 802 self-identified veterans (513 respondents) and veteran caregivers (289) between October 8 and October 10, 2017, on Capitol Hill on November 2, the American Legion, in conjunction with members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, called upon Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to push for new research despite an increasingly obstinate approach to legalization by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (more...)
Trump Says to Spend Extra Day in Philippines During Asia Trip Trump Says to Spend Extra Day in Philippines During Asia Trip
- November 04, 2017

The marathon trip already includes two regional summits: the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' meeting in Danang, Vietnam, and the U.S. -Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting in the Philippine capital of Manila. China now cooperates with the U.S. on containing and limiting trade with NKorea like never before. "We'll be enlisting the help of a lot of people and countries and we'll see what happens". (more...)
Jury set to hear closing arguments in Menendez bribery trial Jury set to hear closing arguments in Menendez bribery trial
- November 04, 2017

Melgen to serve as Dr. Melgen's personal senator", Justice Department prosecutor J.P. Cooney said during his closing. Will a federal jury in New Jersey view a powerful US senator and his wealthy friend as the yin and yang of a corrupt bribery scheme? Robert Menendez's federal corruption trial pitted a government portrayal of Menendez as Salomon Melgen's " personal United States senator " against the defense's descriptions of a 20-year friendship, which attorneys said provided a legitimate ... (more...)
BTS Scheduled To Perform BTS Scheduled To Perform "DNA" At The 2017 American Music Awards
- November 04, 2017

The performance , which will be held on November 19th in Los Angeles, will mark the K-Pop group's live television debut in the United States. Channel and times to be announced. The quote is taken from the group's acceptance speech from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, where they won the Top Social Artist award. BTS joins a bill that also includes Selena Gomez ("Wolves"), Diana Ross and Christina Aguilera (Whitney Houston tribute). (more...)
Fraud probe to delay Liberia election run-off: election commission Fraud probe to delay Liberia election run-off: election commission
- November 04, 2017

Former World player of the year and Ballon d'Or victor George Weah has had his bid for political power halted after Liberia's supreme court ordered preparations for next week's presidential run-off to be held up amid allegations of fraud in the first round. (more...)
Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination
- November 04, 2017

Sam Clovis was a candidate to become chief scientist of the Department of Agriculture, but critics said he was devoid of experience for the job. "The relentless assaults on you and your team seem to be a blood sport that only increases in intensity each day", Clovis added in his statement-to-audience-of-one. (more...)
Women activist condemns rape of 1.5-year-old girl in Delhi Women activist condemns rape of 1.5-year-old girl in Delhi
- November 03, 2017

The toddler had been dropped off at her neighbour's house so she could play with their two children, aged two and four, when the alleged rape happened. The wife of the accused was working on the terrace during the horrific rape, First Post reported. She was taken to hospital where she is recovering after surgery. (more...)
Driver Of NYC Truck Attack From Tampa, 8 Dead Driver Of NYC Truck Attack From Tampa, 8 Dead
- November 03, 2017

According to ABC 7 Sarasota, the driver to be 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa. Authorities say the truck also slammed into a school bus, injuring two children and two adults. When, for example, the attacker is white, as was the case of 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who shot and killed 58 people in Las Vegas last month, you didnt see Christian priests being interviewed about the shooter, Shibly said, because everyone recognizes the slaughter as the act of someone whos deranged. (more...)
Cleveland Indians pick up team options on Michael Brantley and Josh Tomlin Cleveland Indians pick up team options on Michael Brantley and Josh Tomlin
- November 03, 2017

Brantley missed all but 11 games in 2016 because of two operations on his right shoulder. Brantley is recovering from surgery on his right ankle, but is expected to be ready to resume baseball activities during Spring Training. Tomlin went 10-9 with a 4.98 ERA in 26 starts this year. Although he didn't start in any of the five games that comprised the Indians' American League Division Series loss to the New York Yankees, he did earn the win in Game 2 following a 2-inning, 3-strikeout relief ... (more...)
Popular Blogger Didn't Exist, Created by Russian Troll Farm Popular Blogger Didn't Exist, Created by Russian Troll Farm
- November 03, 2017

Abrams was portrayed as an American blogger who was vocal about her belief that the political correctness culture is the root cause of most of America's problems, notes a report by the Daily Beast (DB). Abrams - who operated under the the handle @Jenn_Abrams for three years - quickly became a high-profile rabble rouser on Twitter. Entertainer Roseanne Barr responded to one of her tweets, and even Michael McFaul, former US ambassador to Russian Federation debated Abrams on multiple occasions. (more...)
Hapless 'burglar' mocked by police after getting stuck in shop's extractor unit Hapless 'burglar' mocked by police after getting stuck in shop's extractor unit
- November 03, 2017

On Thursday West Midlands Police arrested a suspect in Birmingham , UK, in a rather odd position. Thankfully for the man, he didn't have to wait much longer for his ordeal to come to an end - a crew from nearby Handsworth Fire Station arrived at 9am to free him. (more...)
Humans responsible for heating the Earth, US report says Humans responsible for heating the Earth, US report says
- November 03, 2017

A almost un-edited, 2,000-page version of the National Climate Assessment was released today and aside from the dire nature of the study , the other surprising aspect of the report's release was the fact that while it stands in stark contrast to the Trump administration's verbiage on the subject, it was not censored by administration officials. (more...)
FEMA to open Second DRC this weekend in Bradenton FEMA to open Second DRC this weekend in Bradenton
- November 03, 2017

The deadline for Hurricane Irma victims to register for FEMA individual disaster assistance has been extended to November 24. Disaster Survivor Assistance crews are canvassing affected areas and are able to register you for FEMA assistance, if needed. (more...)

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