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VF Corp. to buy Merino wool brand, Icebreaker VF Corp. to buy Merino wool brand, Icebreaker
- November 04, 2017

Icebreaker, a New Zealand company that specializes in cold-weather apparel and has its USA headquarters in Portland, has sold to VF Corp . for an undisclosed amount. Icebreaker has 340 full-time employees and its products are sold in 47 countries through wholesale channels and branded retail and e-commerce platforms. (more...)
Ex-Soros Fund Manager Accused of Raping Playboy Models Ex-Soros Fund Manager Accused of Raping Playboy Models
- November 04, 2017

A top manager working for a private U.S. investment firm founded by billionaire George Soros has been accused of raping and beating women, including Playboy Playmates , at a posh NY penthouse. The Post said it reached out to Rubin, but he declined to comment on the suit. "While arrogance and self-import may convince certain men otherwise, neither money nor power gives any person the right to victimise a woman", said Jeremy Saland . (more...)
Omeros Corporation (OMER) Analysts See $-0.34 EPS
- November 04, 2017

It has outperformed by 25.89% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $711.71 million company. Dalal Street Llc increased its stake in Aercap Holdings Nv (AER) by 22.06% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
House panel to hold hearing on sexual harassment House panel to hold hearing on sexual harassment
- November 04, 2017

Sanchez added that she didn't see the point in outing the male colleague because there is no mechanism for removing members of Congress for inappropriate behavior. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, who now represents California's 38th District, told the AP that in her early 30s, a senior colleague-who was married-"outright propositioned" her shortly after she joined the legislative body. (more...)
Billionaire kidnapper: Evans files application for his release Billionaire kidnapper: Evans files application for his release
- November 04, 2017

In the amended charge, the defendants, who were remanded in prison by the court after the earlier arraignment are still facing a two-count charge offence bordering on conspiracy and kidnapping. However, the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, Titilayo Shitta-Bay, countered Evans bail application. The prosecution said the defendants between February 14 and April 12 at Obokun Street, Ilupeju, while armed with guns and other unsafe weapons, captured and detained Duru. (more...)
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat will be focusing to double farmers' income Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat will be focusing to double farmers' income
- November 04, 2017

DEHRADUN: The BJP government plans to celebrate Uttarakhand's 18th Foundation Day falling on November 9 to assess the state's 17-year journey in terms of progress it made and hurdles it faced, so a plan could be devised for its fast-paced growth.It also plans to utilise the occasion to send a message of water and ecological conservation. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Jokes About Going as President for Halloween (Womp Womp) Hillary Clinton Jokes About Going as President for Halloween (Womp Womp)
- November 04, 2017

She was largely mum on collusion and indictment news at that event, but she reportedly promised attendees that her book, What Happened , has "a great chapter about Russian Federation in here". "What we should be focusing on are the continued lies of the Clinton administration, the continued fallacies that they perpetuate", former Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowski said on "Fox & Friends" after the indictment news broke. (more...)
Woman's runaway tire caused ambulance-police auto crash, state police say
- November 04, 2017

Police say no one was injured. They were not engaged in emergency driving, he said. According to police, a Dodge Durango was heading eastbound on I-94 when a tire flew off and struck an ambulance and a police cruiser causing damage to the windshields. (more...)
I Don't 'Remember Much' About Papadopoulos Meeting, President Says I Don't 'Remember Much' About Papadopoulos Meeting, President Says
- November 04, 2017

Judiciary Committee Democrats want to question Sessions, who was the Trump campaign's chief foreign policy adviser, about his denials that he knew anything about contacts between the campaign and Russians or Russian government intermediaries. (more...)
Dramatic video shows man rescued from Hudson River Dramatic video shows man rescued from Hudson River
- November 04, 2017

The man was rescued by the crew aboard the ferry Thomas Kean after they saw him jump from a seawall north of the Brookfield Place/Battery Park City ferry terminal, NY Waterway said. "Within seconds four ferries and a police boat surrounded him, and rescued him!" The cab was stolen just a few blocks from the site of Tuesday's truck terror attack that killed eight. (more...)
Nebraska reports first flu death of the season
- November 04, 2017

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has reported the first flu death in the state in the 2017-2018 season. Fifty-eight people died of the flu in Nebraska last season, including two children. Anyone can get the flu. That's not necessarily cause for concern, he said, but it does underscore the potential seriousness of the disease and the importance of vaccination. (more...)
Aston Martin sends off current-gen Vaniquish with 'Ultimate' edition Aston Martin sends off current-gen Vaniquish with 'Ultimate' edition
- November 04, 2017

To start, the Ultimate edition is based off a standard Vanquish S. As such, power still comes from a naturally aspirated 6.0-liter V12 which outputs the same 595 PS mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Lastly, there's the White Gold paint with warm Bronze graphics, paired with gloss black and carbon fiber detailing. Buyers can choose their own color combinations as a no charge option. (more...)
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
- 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) 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
- 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...)

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