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Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan Turkey no longer needs European Union membership, said Erdogan
- October 02, 2017

While European leaders among others have warned Erdogan that his policies are shooting Turkey in the foot on the issue of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership, until now the bombastic president has brushed off the admonitions as though he knows something the others don't. (more...)
Kansas Air National Guard sends tanker to Puerto Rico Kansas Air National Guard sends tanker to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Hogan has authorized the deployment of a 26-member detachment of the Maryland National Guard's 29th Combat Aviation Brigade. The 2017 Puerto Rico Tip-Off event originally scheduled to take place in Fajardo, Puerto Rico has been relocated to Coastal Carolina University in Conway due to the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. (more...)
Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!' Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'
- October 02, 2017

Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" Headwinds on a possible primer for the resumption of negotiations between the United States and North Korea. "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson told reporters during a visit to China. "And I think we need to calm them down first". Asked whether North Korea would come to the negotiating table, the secretary of state said: "We are probing, so stay tuned". (more...)
Fears Lygon St Buildings Could Collapse Following Suspicious Fire Fears Lygon St Buildings Could Collapse Following Suspicious Fire
- October 02, 2017

The fifteen people forced to abandon their homes were put up at a Travelodge Motel until it was safe for them to return. "Upon arrival, crews witnessed two premises well alight on their second level", Acting Assistant Chief Fire Officer of the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade Costa Katsikas said. (more...)
Ahsan Iqbal should not resign: Saad Rafique Ahsan Iqbal should not resign: Saad Rafique
- October 02, 2017

Speaking to media outside the court, where he waited for 15 minutes for entry permission, he said that security arrangements were earlier finalised under the supervision of chief commissioner of Islamabad . However, he said, the commissioner informed him this morning that "Rangers have suddenly appeared and taken over this place". Saying "I can not be a puppet interior minister", the interior minister said that stern action will be taken against the persons involved in it. (more...)
UAE imposes 100% UAE imposes 100% "sin" taxes on tobacco, energy drinks
- October 02, 2017

The new taxes have come to be called "sin taxes" and will be levied on the sale of cigarettes, tobacco, soft drinks, and energy drinks. The price of tobacco has been doubled and the price of soft drinks has ben increased by 50 percent. The UAE is only the second Gulf Cooperation Council state to implement the tax, which was agreed past year. In April, Adrienne D'Rose, senior manager, Deloitte, who attended the Ministry of Finance briefing on excise tax , told Arabian Business that the ... (more...)
Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Storm response efforts are being hampered by logistical problems. Gil C. Quiniones, NYPA President and CEO, said, "The Power Authority is proud to assist the people of Puerto Rico during the bad devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria ". (more...)
Fr Tom has happy home-coming in Kerala Fr Tom has happy home-coming in Kerala
- October 02, 2017

Expressing gratitude for the love shown to him, Fr. Uzhunnalil said that he is very happy to reach his home State. "Certainly I will go there if God wishes me to do so". They didn't torture me and gave me food. Initially they asked who'll help me out from this situation - the government or Church? "They were kind to me", he said. (more...)
Police responding to reports of active shooter in Las Vegas Police responding to reports of active shooter in Las Vegas
- October 02, 2017

Hollywood Reporter claimed that the shooter was firing from a balcony. Videos have emerged on social media of people fleeing from the scene. A witness says it sounded like a "machine gun". People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated. Police blocked Las Vegas Blvd.as officers searched the hotel for a shooter. (more...)
Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) Shares Bought by Profund Advisors LLC
- October 02, 2017

The VC1 of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 44. The stock declined 0.17% or $0.07 reaching $41.63 per share. Shares of Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) traded down 0.68% during trading on Thursday, reaching $39.62. Johnson Finance Gru owns 29,020 shares or 0.15% of their U.S. portfolio. The ERP5 of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 9564. The Gross Margin Score of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) is 7.00000. (more...)
USA lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico USA lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

He's set to release a song on October 6 that he wrote to raise money for the island, which was decimated by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria . Trump said the island's police and truckers are "very substantially gone" taking care of their own families and that the federal government has had to bring in drivers, security and other personnel. (more...)
Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria
- October 02, 2017

You should see what's up". "We want them to be safe and sound and secure and we will be there every day until that happens". - Tony Schwartz (@tonyschwartz)Trump's tweets about Puerto Rico today show again that we are dealing with a narcissistic sociopath, a clinically deranged individual. (more...)
Catalan independence: Police seize referendum ballot boxes Catalan independence: Police seize referendum ballot boxes
- October 02, 2017

They have sealed some polling places and also confiscated ballot boxes. Following the trouble that broke out Barcelona club officials had decided they could not guarantee the safety of playing a match as Spanish police fire rubber bullets at protesters on the streets of Catalonia . (more...)
Local group collecting donations to send to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

The Puerto Rican Cultural Society says they won't stop helping until the island's power grid is fully restored. Following public outcry, the White House agreed on Thursday to temporarily lift the Jones Act for 10 days. "The commodities that are in these containers are no less important than the cargo that was consigned to FEMA", Ayala told CNN. More than 200 volunteers at the coliseum are going through each box, item by item, making sure each box is properly labeled and that food items ... (more...)
Category 5 spin storm hits Puerto Rico Category 5 spin storm hits Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Puerto Ricans have been recognized as US citizens for a century. "Outside of the Fake News or politically motivated ingrates, .people are now starting to recognize the wonderful work that has been done by FEMA and our great Military", Trump wrote in two morning tweets . (more...)
As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter
- October 02, 2017

He may also visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, which is also undergoing a hurricane relief effort. " We are dying , and you are killing us with the inefficiency", Cruz said at a news conference, her voice breaking with rage. That needs to be resolved immediately. She added, "We've worked so hard to get to where we were and to have so many things that we were so proud of in our country, to just literally revert backward is the most frustrating thing". (more...)
United States in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson United States in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson
- October 02, 2017

The standoff has entered a new, more risky phase since then as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Trump have exchanged personal insults and threats of war. Asked how he could know whether the North would even contemplate coming to the table to negotiate away its growing nuclear arsenal, Tillerson told reporters in Beijing: "We are probing , so stay tuned ". (more...)
Cameroon tensions high for symbolic anglophone 'independence' Cameroon tensions high for symbolic anglophone 'independence'
- October 02, 2017

Security forces killed six protesters and arrested hundreds of others following calls for reforms by lawyers and teachers past year, and the internet was shut down in Anglophone regions from January to April. Hundreds nevertheless slipped through the countryside to get around the blockade and into the city, where security forces used teargas to try to stop them from marching on the regional governor's office. (more...)
Knife attack at Marseille train station Knife attack at Marseille train station
- October 02, 2017

Two women were stabbed to death at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday. French interior minister, GĂ©rard Collomb said on Twitter that he will be heading to Marseilles following the attack. A man has killed two women , this Sunday, Saint-Charles railway station in Marseille. If it does turn out to be a terrorist incident, it will be the latest in a lengthening line of such attacks in France. (more...)
UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur
- October 02, 2017

The situation is expected to be brought under control soon. He was supposed to take part in a clean India marathon. Despite heavy presence of security personnel, stray incidents of clashes were reported from Daltonganj, Jamshedpur and Ranchi. (more...)
10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch 10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch
- October 02, 2017

The official said the heavy cross-border firing started around 0650 hours, triggering panic among border residents. He said the injured civilians have been rushed to a hospital. Pakistan violated ceasefire in Keri and Digwar areas of Poonch district. "Shelling and firing exchanges are going on", a source told IANS . The forces killed an infiltrator. (more...)
Nawaz to appear in accountability court today, face indictment proceeding Nawaz to appear in accountability court today, face indictment proceeding
- October 02, 2017

According to details, strict security steps have been ensured by the law enforcement agencies for the former premier's appearance before the court.Around 2,000 security officials including police and Rangers personnel have been deployed in and around the area of the judicial complex where the hearing is taking place. (more...)
Up to 8 inches of snow expected on northern Colorado peaks Up to 8 inches of snow expected on northern Colorado peaks
- October 02, 2017

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories will be in effect for the mountains from noon on Sunday through midnight on Monday. Temperatures will fall throughout the day on Monday as colder air continues to spread over the Treasure State, which will allow for precipitation to continue to fall as snow for lower elevations throughout the remainder of the event. (more...)
Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea
- October 02, 2017

Trump has threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea in the wake of its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, stoking fears of an armed clash on the Korean Peninsula. Kim responded by saying he would "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire". He has said over the weekend that the United States is in " direct contact " with Pyongang on a trip to China. (more...)
Shah sounds Guj poll bugle, slams Rahul Shah sounds Guj poll bugle, slams Rahul
- October 02, 2017

The party, which won 116 seats in the 182-member Assembly in 2012, is trying to improve its tally - it has already announced that it is targetting 150-plus seats.Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls are slated to be held before year-end , As Reported By DNAIndia . (more...)
'I Will Work to Do Better.' Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes for Facebook's Divisiveness 'I Will Work to Do Better.' Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes for Facebook's Divisiveness
- October 02, 2017

As tradition holds, those who belong to the Jewish faith (which Zuckerberg returned to after declaring he was no longer an atheist in 2016) are meant to look back at their mistakes during the year and ask forgiveness. Facebook has already provided information about Russia-linked ads to USA special counsel Robert Mueller, who is also investigating alleged election meddling, a source said last month. (more...)
NAS Meridian training jet may have crashed in Tennessee NAS Meridian training jet may have crashed in Tennessee
- October 02, 2017

The base had a T-45 training in the vicinity of Tellico Plains that has not yet returned to the air station. A U.S. Navy jet is believed to have crashed in Tennessee, Navy officials said Sunday night. In the last five years, physiological episodes, caused in part by problems with the oxygen system, almost quadrupled on the T-45 training jet, according to Capitol Hill testimony in April by senior naval aviators. (more...)
Eastern Bank Has $17.60 Million Position in Wells Fargo & Company Eastern Bank Has $17.60 Million Position in Wells Fargo & Company
- October 02, 2017

Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) has declined 1.13% since October 1, 2016 and is downtrending. Eastern Bank decreased its position in shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
Sebastian Vettel takes new blow on day of damage limitation Sebastian Vettel takes new blow on day of damage limitation
- October 02, 2017

While the left rear wheel of the Ferrari ended up on top of the Scuderia, the Williams was left unscathed. "On the approach to Turn 5 during the slow down lap after the end of the race, auto 18 ( Stroll ) was towards the middle of the track, vehicle 8 ( Grosjean ) was closing from behind on the inside and at the same time, vehicle 5 (Vettel) overtook auto 18 on the outside and in doing so, turned in slightly towards the apex of Turn 5", they said. (more...)
Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader's half-brother Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader's half-brother
- October 02, 2017

The women have previously said they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show. The defendants arrived in a convoy of police cars with their sirens blaring. The two women have claimed they were tricked into doing so. The women's legal teams also accuse prosecutors of dragging their heels on handing over key material required to mount a defense. (more...)

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