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Netanyahu Denies Involvement in Kurdish Referendum Netanyahu Denies Involvement in Kurdish Referendum
- October 02, 2017

He said the referendum was not going to establish an independent state in northern Iraq, rather it would pave the way for "a constantly bleeding wound". "It will open the door to partition, partition, partition", Hassan Nasrallah said on September 30 in Beirut. He added that "partition means taking the region to internal wars whose end and time frame is known only to God". (more...)
People are starting to realize 'amazing work' being done in Puerto Rico People are starting to realize 'amazing work' being done in Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Farmers fear that Puerto Rico's small but diverse agricultural sector may never recover from the sucker punch delivered to one of the island's economic bright spots by Hurricane Maria . San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is answering with her own tweets . "The mayor is living on a cot", Honore said. "There is no functional operations structure". (more...)
Germans celebrate first gay marriage Germans celebrate first gay marriage
- October 02, 2017

Among them are Karl Kreile, 59, and Bodo Mende, 60, who will at 9.30 local time (0730 GMT) become Germany's first married gay couple when they say "yes" in the town hall of the Berlin borough of Schoeneberg after 38 years together. The bill, which enjoyed strong public support, passed by a wide margin, with 393 lawmakers voting in favor of marriage equality and 226 - including Merkel - voting against. (more...)
Rahul may take charge as Congress prez after Diwali, says Sachin Pilot Rahul may take charge as Congress prez after Diwali, says Sachin Pilot
- October 02, 2017

Rahul Gandhi is likely to take over as the Congress president after Diwali, says party's Rajasthan unit chief Sachin Pilot . The Congress leader said the general sentiment in the party was that the time had come for Gandhi to take charge and lead from the front, while favouring a "balanced approach" of a mix of the young and the old in the party. (more...)
Kasich hints at leaving GOP if it's not 'fixed' Kasich hints at leaving GOP if it's not 'fixed'
- October 02, 2017

Kasich continues to be one of the most ardent critics of President Trump in the GOP, but he told Tapper a change in political affiliation to Independent is not being considered. Moore has made numerous controversial remarks including in 2005 that homosexuality should be illegal and that the 9/11 terrorist attacks is a punishment from God. (more...)
Boy, 14, fights for his life after stabbing outside Birmingham mosque Boy, 14, fights for his life after stabbing outside Birmingham mosque
- October 01, 2017

He remains in a critical condition in hospital. A cordon was put in place as specialist teams carried out forensic investigations. "We do not believe (the incident) to be terror-related". Officers were working closely with local communities and had increased police surveillance in the area to provide reassurance. 'There was blood everywhere, he was hitting the boy's neck and head. (more...)
Mnuchin: Trump Tax Plan Moving 'Very Fast,' Will Be Signed in December Mnuchin: Trump Tax Plan Moving 'Very Fast,' Will Be Signed in December
- October 01, 2017

A Treasury Department spokeswoman told the Journal that the department pulled the study from its website because it was "dated analysis from the previous administration" and "doesn't represent [their] current thinking and analysis". Additionally, the CBO has concluded that workers only pay 25 percent of the corporate tax burden. The White House's plan creates a special provision for "pass-through" businesses (like LLCs and partnerships). (more...)
DA Investigating Detectives Accused of Raping Teen in Coney Island DA Investigating Detectives Accused of Raping Teen in Coney Island
- October 01, 2017

A woman claims they sexually assaulted her while she was in their police van. An investigation is underway after NYPD detectives were accused of raping an 18-year-old woman near Coney Island's 60th precinct on September 15. "First they rape her, she's kidnapped, she's raped and she's thrown into the street, then they go ahead and victimize her again by saying it was consensual", David told the station. (more...)
People Killed In Crash Involving Stolen Car In Greensboro People Killed In Crash Involving Stolen Car In Greensboro
- October 01, 2017

Around midnight, a Guilford County sheriff's deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle that turned out to be stolen from Greensboro , according to a news release from the Guilford County Sheriff's Office. The stole vehicle struck a auto crossing Battleground that had the right of way. The people in both vehicles were killed. The crash closed the intersection of Battleground Avenue and New Garden Road for around nine hours. (more...)
Trump slams Puerto Rico mayor, Democrats, news media over Hurricane Maria response Trump slams Puerto Rico mayor, Democrats, news media over Hurricane Maria response
- October 01, 2017

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz hasn't held back her criticism of the federal relief effort . "I do reiterate that the only way for this to work is for us to have collaboration", Rossello said. He said 11 regional staging areas have been receiving food and water across the island and that telecommunication has been restored in several key municipalities, including San Juan. (more...)
Will Dodgers and Rockies reach total at Coors Field? MLB Predictions 10/1/17 Will Dodgers and Rockies reach total at Coors Field? MLB Predictions 10/1/17
- October 01, 2017

Four teams scored six to take the victory - the Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 finish against the New York Mets, the Washington Nationals with a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Minnesota Twins in their 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels in their 6-5 defeat of the Seattle Mariners. (more...)
Braid cutting: J&K doubles reward price Braid cutting: J&K doubles reward price
- October 01, 2017

Initially reported from Kulgam district, similar incidents have also come from other districts of the Valley during the last fortnight. General public is again advised to call police on helpline numbers if they find any suspicious person/movement in their areas, it said. (more...)
Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions
- October 01, 2017

Unlike Sunni Muslims, Shias do not fast on the 10th day of Muharram . Similarly in Rourkela, the tazia processions were organised during the day time to avoid untoward incidents. Personnel from Islamabad Police's bomb disposal squad had inspected the procession's route for any possible threat earlier in the day. "However, most of the big pujas have asked permission for immersion on October 2 and 3". (more...)
Austria's 'Burqa Ban' law comes into force Austria's 'Burqa Ban' law comes into force
- October 01, 2017

According to reports, the law - pending senate's approval - outlaws face veils, ski masks and helmets in some public places, like government buildings, hospitals, schools and on public transportation but not the streets. Last week, the anti-Islam and anti refugee Alternative for Germany party won seats in Germany's national parliament for the first time. Polling this week showed the hardline People's Party on 34 per cent and Freedom Party on 25pc, with the centrist Social Democrats, who are ... (more...)
Puerto Rico oversight board asks Washington for more aid for island Puerto Rico oversight board asks Washington for more aid for island
- October 01, 2017

Virgin Islands National Guard and territory leadership. They are expected to be in Puerto Rico for 30 days, but could be there longer if needed. The Illinois Air National Guard unit stationed in Peoria is sending aircraft and service members to help in hurricane relief. (more...)
Black Men and Women Unite in DC for Justice Marches Black Men and Women Unite in DC for Justice Marches
- October 01, 2017

Men and women of all races and creeds took a knee in front of DC's Trump International Hotel and chanted "Black Lives Matter". "We march so we can amplify ideas and move policy". A separate March for Black Women joined the protest at its Lincoln Park starting point, with black and indigenous women leading the way to the Capitol. (more...)
Australia steps in to help volcano islanders Australia steps in to help volcano islanders
- October 01, 2017

Today we announce that the Australian Government is sending humanitarian assistance to Vanuatu in the face of a volcanic eruption threat on Ambae Island. One of them, Lake Voui, is directly on top of the eruption making it dangerously explosive and posing the deadly threat of a lahar: a boiling mud flow down the side of the mountain, Macquarie University vulcanologist Christopher Firth told Reuters by telephone on Saturday. (more...)
Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time
- October 01, 2017

Tillerson expressed his hope that at the upcoming summit in Beijing , the relationship between the U.S. and China will be advanced. "We have lines of communication to Pyongyang". "They're a little overheated right now". "Obviously it would help if North Korea would stop firing off missiles". David E. Sanger is a New York Times writer. (more...)
Illinois Air National Guard helps regions hit by hurricanes
- October 01, 2017

A Defense Department official speaking on background could not definitively explain the discrepancy, but said that the White House may inadvertently be sharing the final number of troops that they expect to arrive in Puerto Rico rather than the actual number of those on the ground. (more...)
Boris Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition Boris Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition
- October 01, 2017

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is facing increasing calls for his dismissal over allegations of abuse of his post by using government resources to host an European Union exit exercise at the ministry's headquarters, the Independent newspaper reported. (more...)
Donald Trump attacks mayor of Puerto Rico's storm-hit capital city Donald Trump attacks mayor of Puerto Rico's storm-hit capital city
- October 01, 2017

After Hurricane Maria hit, Rivera fought for three days to leave the island. "The Mayor of San Juan , who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump ", the President said in another tweet . (more...)
'NFL team owners 'afraid of players' 'NFL team owners 'afraid of players'
- October 01, 2017

As NFL players continued to defy him, Trump continued to tweet about the issue. The means of protest was started a year ago by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who said that he would not stand "to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color". (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate the Shirdi global airport tomorrow - OdishaDiary President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate the Shirdi global airport tomorrow - OdishaDiary
- October 01, 2017

In Shirdi , the President will inaugurate the Shirdi global airport and flag-off a flight from Shirdi to Mumbai. He commended the building of the airport as a measure that would help pilgrims and visitors as well as trigger economic activity and job creation in Shirdi . (more...)
Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos
- October 01, 2017

Puerto Rico officials said on Friday that six people had been confirmed killed by the storm: Three died in landslides in Utuado, in the island's mountainous center; two drowned in flooding in Toa Baja, west of San Juan, and one died in Bayamon, also near San Juan, after being stuck by a piece of wind-blown lumber. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj urges people to help Geeta in finding her parents Sushma Swaraj urges people to help Geeta in finding her parents
- October 01, 2017

Sushma also announced a reward of Rs one lakh to the person who will extend help in finding her parents. I promise them that she will never be a burden for them. She was adopted by Bilquis Edhi, a Pakistani philanthropist attached to the Edhi Foundation, and lived with her in Karachi until October 2015, before returning to India. (more...)
Coast Guard: Captain's Errors in El Faro Sinking Coast Guard: Captain's Errors in El Faro Sinking
- October 01, 2017

The captain, the ship's owner TOTE and the U.S. Coast Guard, are all targeted for blame in the report. "The most important thing to remember is that 33 people lost their lives in this tragedy". The report also found the Coast Guard "had not exercised its flag state authority to require identification of specific risks". The ship sank as the intensity of the storm continued to get worse and all 33 crew members went missing. (more...)
Tillerson: US 'probing' to see if North Korea interested in dialogue Tillerson: US 'probing' to see if North Korea interested in dialogue
- October 01, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has since traded insults with North Korean leaders, raising the stakes even further. Mr Ri's remarks - not the first time that North Korea has used the phrase "a declaration of war" in relation to the United States - are the latest in an increasingly angry war of words between the two countries. (more...)
Tillerson Says US Is Communicating Directly With North Korea Tillerson Says US Is Communicating Directly With North Korea
- October 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump has said he will never allow that to happen. The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that North Korea has shown no interest in conducting denuclearization talks with Washington. 1. After visiting China this week, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said there's been some progress, including a deal to let U.S. beef into China, but they need to tackle "bigger things and more hard things". (more...)
Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) - Institutional Investors Have Lower Stakes? Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) - Institutional Investors Have Lower Stakes?
- October 01, 2017

Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY) has risen 9.83% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE: KIM ) had an increase of 3.7% in short interest. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on Getty Realty Corporation in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Massachusetts-based Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Cohu, Inc. (more...)
Metro fare hike: Ministry to examine issues raised by Delhi CM Metro fare hike: Ministry to examine issues raised by Delhi CM
- October 01, 2017

Delhi Metro is making efforts to reduce its operating cost by going for solar power projects and increasing the energy efficiency at its stations besides introducing new initiatives on Property Development and Property Business front. For all other distance zones, fares will increase by Rs 10, with the maximum fare for journeys longer than 32 km, increasing from Rs 50 to Rs 60. The Delhi Government on Thursday told the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) to hold an impending fare hike till it ... (more...)

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