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EC hints at holding Guj election in December EC hints at holding Guj election in December
- October 10, 2017

Mr. Joti said that during the last two days, Election Commission received several suggestions from the representatives of political parties for holding free and fair elections in the state. CEC Jyoti expressed satisfaction over the preparations of the election machinery in Gujarat. The CEC also said that 4.33 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise, of which 2.25 crore are males and 2.07 crore females. (more...)
Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets
- October 10, 2017

North Star Investment Management Corp. says it lowered its ownership in Old National Bancorp shares by 1,375 shares in the quarter ending 09/30/2017. Strategic Financial Group, LLC owns 11,991 shares with a value of $207,000. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of global trademark and copyright law. (more...)
INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram requests SC to allow him travel overseas INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram requests SC to allow him travel overseas
- October 10, 2017

Karti Chidambaram said that the "only banking activity he conducted during his visit to the United Kingdom, post registration of FIR by the CBI related to two accounts (account and sub-account) that were maintained by me with the Metro Bank, and subsequent access to banking facilities due to unilateral decision taken by the Metro Bank to close the accounts after complying with all statutory and KYC norms". (more...)
Russia Bans Sites Trading Bitcoin Russia Bans Sites Trading Bitcoin
- October 10, 2017

In the meeting, he formally voiced his support for new rules around cryptocurrency trading, stating that Russian Federation should look to worldwide examples as a guide when developing those regulations. It has also been noticed earlier that financial stakeholders of Russian Federation imposed a ban on any sort of money issued by any non-government institution. (more...)
Free medical care not causing MonkeyPox outbreak - FG Free medical care not causing MonkeyPox outbreak - FG
- October 10, 2017

He had said: "The Federal Government has not conducted any free medical service or care in either Bayelsa or Rivers state , as alleged in the fake report being circulated". According Ukpong, the viral ailment borne by wild animals, especially monkeys, could be contracted through body contact with infected persons and warned the citizens to shun bush meat. (more...)
Da Vinci's 'male Mona Lisa' expected to sell for $100M Da Vinci's 'male Mona Lisa' expected to sell for $100M
- October 10, 2017

In what is being billed by Christie's as "the biggest discovery of the 21st century", the auction house unveiled in NY this morning its previously top secret and "most thrilling acquisition to date": Salvator Mundi ("Savior of the World"), a formerly lost masterwork by Leonardo da Vinci that is believed to be the artist's last painting. (more...)
UN aviation regulator removes Thailand from red-flag nations UN aviation regulator removes Thailand from red-flag nations
- October 10, 2017

ICAO's red flag was based on its audit of the regulatory body, rather than individual airlines. The downgrade signified that Thailand's civil aviation authority is deficient in one or more critical areas or that the country lacks laws and regulations needed to oversee airlines in line with global standards, while also barring Thai airlines from establishing new services to the United States. (more...)
GOP Alabama Senate candidate's son arrested GOP Alabama Senate candidate's son arrested
- October 10, 2017

The Etowah County Sheriff's Office told the news outlet that Caleb Elisha Moore, 27, was released on $1,000 bond just minutes after he was booked into the Etowah County Jail on Monday morning. The 2015 drug possession charges against Caleb Moore were dropped after he agreed to attend a pre-trial diversion program. Moore, a former Alabama chief justice, defeated incumbent Sen. (more...)
California's new drug price law is a win for consumers nationwide California's new drug price law is a win for consumers nationwide
- October 10, 2017

Heather Fargo's prescription drugs are covered by her insurer, the California Public Employee Retirement System or CALPERS, but she realizes its putting more strain on a public insurance systems that's already under pressure from growing liabilities. (more...)
Syria-Turkey crossing ceded to leading opposition group Syria-Turkey crossing ceded to leading opposition group
- October 10, 2017

The Bab Salama crossing is the main gateway into an opposition-held area of the north where neighboring Turkey carved out a de facto buffer zone during a military incursion targeting Islamic State and Kurdish groups previous year. The statement was the first confirmation by the Turkish army of involvement inside Syria in the latest operation. It has since lost swathes of ground to the Syrian army, backed by Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militias, and a rival campaign by Kurdish and Arab groups in ... (more...)
Google uncovers Russia-backed ads used to meddle in 2016 U.S. election Google uncovers Russia-backed ads used to meddle in 2016 U.S. election
- October 10, 2017

During the 2012 election cycle, Facebook and Google had both received exemptions from the FEC's rules requiring that political ads disclose who paid for them. They were focused on such issues as Black Lives Matter , LGBT topics, immigration, and ammunition. Google issued a statement on October 9 saying it has a set of strict policies on advertising, imposing limits on ad targeting based on politics , race, and religion. (more...)
Strike cripples air traffic control, schools and hospitals in France
- October 10, 2017

France has been engulfed in turmoil over the upcoming a labor reform. Jean-Claude Mailly, the leader of the FO union, also joined demonstrators as thousands marched in the city of Lyon. Karine Jouglas, a police officer demonstrating in Nice, said spending cuts had left officers with "rust buckets for squad cars". Mr Macron has seen his popularity slide dramatically since he came to power on 7 May. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before firing at concert-goers Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before firing at concert-goers
- October 10, 2017

Paddock , 64, killed himself before police stormed his suite. Campos was shot while investigating an alarm that was unrelated to Paddock's room . "He was the only shooter; I'm very confident of that", McMahill said. Today, in our investigation, we don't have any of that uncovered. Seven minutes later, officers breached a second door in the room. (more...)
Man turns himself in after telling wife he killed daughter Man turns himself in after telling wife he killed daughter
- October 10, 2017

Deputies say they showed up at the family's home, and when no one answered, they forced their way in and found the girl dead in the bathtub. Further details were not immediately available. Jones said the death appeared to be "an apparent drowning". "She was sweet and smiled". While speaking with deputies, he told them that he and his wife had marital problems and they were in the process of getting a divorce. (more...)
Illinois Gun Group Would Support Bump Stock Ban If Illinois Gun Group Would Support Bump Stock Ban If
- October 10, 2017

Moran, Texas-based Slide Fire did not immediately respond to a request for comment. They also asked the court to approve a supervised program of psychological monitoring for everyone affected by the shooting at the expense of Slide Fire. A new lawsuit attempts to hold bump stock makers legally liable for the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and wounded almost 500. One other company makes them. (more...)
Dad of missing girl did laundry before calling police Dad of missing girl did laundry before calling police
- October 10, 2017

Saturday. Wesley Mathews, 37, said he ordered Sherin Mathews to stand next to a tree behind the fence at their Richardson home at around 3 a.m. Saturday, according to an arrest affidavit. "As far as why she was out there, how long she was out there, that's the questions we have for the parents". Sherin was born in India and had been adopted by Mathews' family. (more...)
Nicola Sturgeon tries to rally supporters after subdued SNP conference Nicola Sturgeon tries to rally supporters after subdued SNP conference
- October 10, 2017

The Scottish government has pledged to nearly double free provision to 30 hours a week. "By 2020, we will deliver around 30 hours a week for every three and four year old and eligible two year old". Ms Sturgeon is expected to say: "That world around us is being shaped by events that no country on its own can hope to completely control". "We welcome John Swinney adopting one of the policies from our 10-point plan for Scotland's schools, and look forward to him seeing the sense of the other ... (more...)
Trump Stokes Feud With 'Liddle Bob Corker' Trump Stokes Feud With 'Liddle Bob Corker'
- October 10, 2017

The senator "was made to sound like a fool", Trump said. Trump mocked Corker on Twitter Tuesday morning, saying the Times set him up by recording their conversation. However, the reporter who interviewed Corker said that his aides were aware that the interview was being recorded and taped it as well. "If Bob Corker has any honor, any decency, he should resign immediately", Bannon added . (more...)
Trump's approval rating down in Alabama, every other state Trump's approval rating down in Alabama, every other state
- October 10, 2017

Overall, the survey showed that in January 27 percent of people surveyed strongly approved of Trump and that number fell to 20 percent in September's survey, while the number of those who strongly disapprove rose from 28 percent to 39 percent. (more...)
Alleged rapist is awarded joint custody of the victim's child Alleged rapist is awarded joint custody of the victim's child
- October 10, 2017

If the 21-year-old woman and her attacker, 27-year-old Christopher Mirasolo, are not able to agree on parenting time, then the issue must be worked out through objections, which the mother's attorney, Rebecca Kiessling, filed Friday, Oct. Kiessling said the order was forwarded to the judge without her client's consent. He spoke with his attorney and returned on August 16 and requested DNA testing, according to the statement. (more...)
Only mother and son can become next Congress chief: Mani Shankar Aiyar Only mother and son can become next Congress chief: Mani Shankar Aiyar
- October 10, 2017

In another resolution current AICC president Sonia Gandhi was unanimously given the authority to appoint the JPCC president and office bearers of the party which was seconded by sitting JPCC president and Lohardaga MLA Sukhdeo Bhagat. Though Congress Working Committee had a year ago passed a resolution appealing Rahul Gandhi to take command of the party, it has been the first time that any state unit has publicly made such an appeal especially at the culmination of party's organizational ... (more...)
Dutch on a high as coalition formed Dutch on a high as coalition formed
- October 10, 2017

Dutch politicians on Monday inched closer to forming a government following a record 208 days without agreement. Cementing a stable marriage between Rutte's business-friendly VVD , the progressive D66 and two Christian parties, the relatively moderate CDA and the far more conservative Christian Union, may however prove challenging. (more...)
Vehicle related to Las Vegas mass shooting located by police Vehicle related to Las Vegas mass shooting located by police
- October 10, 2017

Meanwhile, material used to make explosives was found inside Paddock's vehicle. Law enforcement sources said multiple loaded high-capacity magazines and a modified bump stock rifle, which allows a gun to stimulate rapid automatic gunfire, were discovered in the room as well. (more...)
Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case
- October 10, 2017

Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy , a 19-year-old Canadian, told Talha Haroon and Russell Salic: 'We need a really strong bomb'. According to criminal complaints, El Bahnasawy, 19, sent the undercover agent an image of Times Square with a smartphone message saying, "We seriously need to vehicle bomb times square". (more...)
Ruckus at Bihar Congress meeting Ruckus at Bihar Congress meeting
- October 10, 2017

Mr Chaudhary said that names of genuine workers were removed from the list of state delegates of the Congress, which was not proper and he had informed about it to party vice president Rahul Gandhi. According to the Newspaper,"Though I am not aware of any scuffle, we are getting reports from the media about a brawl". He even lodged an FIR with Pataliputra police station alleging that he was attacked by a section of party men who also snatched Rs2,000 from his pocket.Later, Quadri said a ... (more...)
Fatah, Hamas meet in Cairo over Gaza administration Fatah, Hamas meet in Cairo over Gaza administration
- October 10, 2017

Delegates from rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah started reconciliation talks in Egyptian capital Cairo on Tuesday to heal a decade-long rift. The deal was never implemented. Qanou renewed Hamas' refusal to put the Qassam Brigades on the discussion table. Two senior Hamas officials, including Gaza leader Yehiyeh Sinwar, crossed into Egypt on Monday for the talks. (more...)
High winds slam Valley areas, prompting red flag warnings High winds slam Valley areas, prompting red flag warnings
- October 10, 2017

The east to northeast winds are expected to start late Sunday night and will blow around 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts of up to 55 miles per hour, according to NWS. The Santa Ana Mountains, including Anaheim canyon, were added to the affected are as well, with winds predicted to arrive around 3 a.m., spreading to coastal Orange County by 6. (more...)
Seoul stocks close higher on tech gains
- October 10, 2017

The South Korean won also shot up to a two-week high on strong foreign demand for local stocks. Trade volume was moderate at 218 million shares worth 7.25 trillion won (US$6.37 billion). Hyundai Motor rose 0.33 percent to 151,000 won, and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors climbed 0.95 percent to 31,950 won. The won was quoted at 1,135.1 to the USA dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, marking its strongest closing level since Sept 25. (more...)
Indian Navy fires sailor for undergoing sex change operation Indian Navy fires sailor for undergoing sex change operation
- October 10, 2017

The decision of the Indian Navy received a lot of flak when the matter came into public arena, as armed forces were being questioned about the induction of women in armed forces . When she returned to work, she alleged that she was confined to a psychiatric ward for almost five months. "They tried to prove I am mentally unfit but they failed", she claimed. (more...)
Trump suggests cutting NFL's 'massive tax breaks' because of players' anthem protests Trump suggests cutting NFL's 'massive tax breaks' because of players' anthem protests
- October 10, 2017

Pence later said that he " will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our flag, or our national anthem ". Jones said he understands social concerns surrounding the issue but that he won't compromise when it comes to the anthem, adding that he has "always had our players' backs on issues I've been criticized for". (more...)

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