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FEMA Head Says Puerto Rican Politics Slowed Storm Response
- October 11, 2017

It seemed to begin when the mayor criticised Acting Director of Homeland Security Elaine Duke's comments that despite reports of supplies being trapped in Puerto Rican ports and bureaucratic holdups in distributing aid, "this is a good news story". (more...)
Palace distances self from SC ruling to keep De Lima in jail Palace distances self from SC ruling to keep De Lima in jail
- October 11, 2017

She also said the case should have been filed before the Office of the Ombudsman, which has jurisdiction over officials with a salary grade of 27 or above. Those who dissented were Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno and Senior Justice Antonio T. Carpio, and Justices Estela M. Perlas Bernabe , Marvic Mario Victor F. (more...)
New Information Changes Timeline of Las Vegas Shooting New Information Changes Timeline of Las Vegas Shooting
- October 11, 2017

McMahill defended the hotel and said the encounter that night between Paddock and the security guard and maintenance man disrupted the gunman's plans. There is still no evidence Paddock was motivated by ideology, or that there was another shooter, he said. The note was found among 23 firearms, ammunition and the gunman's body, after Paddock took his own life before authorities arrived to the suite. (more...)
New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution
- October 11, 2017

A day after the Supreme Court banned sale of crackers in Delhi, the Bombay High Court today passed an order that prohibits setting up of firecrackers shops in residential areas in Maharashtra. "There is full freedom to celebrate Diwali by bursting firecrackers in Madhya Pradesh", he said. Those who have already purchased fireworks, however, will be allowed to set them off. (more...)
Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump Ivanka Could Run For President In 15 Years, Says Ivana Trump
- October 11, 2017

When asked about her current situation, the first wife of President Donald Trump , Ivana Trump said, "I have a ideal life". While she mentions no interest in being First Lady, Ivana is hopeful that one day she will get to be First Mother. (more...)
Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases
- October 11, 2017

The decision means that Hawaii's case - which dealt with both travelers and refugee admissions - remains alive, at least for the moment. The court had originally planned to hear two cases challenging the order on October 10, but cancelled arguments after Trump issued new, targeted restrictions on travel from eight countries - Chad, North Korea, Venezuela, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick says he'd stand for anthem if signed by NFL club Colin Kaepernick says he'd stand for anthem if signed by NFL club
- October 11, 2017

Speaking to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora , Kaepernick says his full focus is on being an National Football League quarterback. "He's not planning on kneeling", La Canfora told Brown. However, I cant say if they are true or not. "Colin and I didn't discuss". "I talked to him about that a little bit", La Canfora reported. "Our chat primarily about his will to play". (more...)
Iran: IRGC is anti-terror security force fighting Daesh Iran: IRGC is anti-terror security force fighting Daesh
- October 11, 2017

Iranian Armed Forces spokesman Masoud Jazayeri told ISNA if Trump decides to designate the Guards as terrorists, Iran would "teach Americans a new lesson". Jafari also said that if the United States designates the Guard as a terrorist group, the Guard will also consider the USA army a terrorist group. In response, Iran has increased its program's funding. (more...)
Ten million Australians vote so far in same-sex marriage poll Ten million Australians vote so far in same-sex marriage poll
- October 11, 2017

The estimate is based on Australia Post's count of bulk containers of returned forms and not an exact count of individual forms. ABS Deputy Australian Statistician and Taskforce Lead, Jonathan Palmer, said requests for replacement forms closed at 6 pm on Friday. (more...)
Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book
- October 11, 2017

Ivana also slammed Marla for the timing of her DWTS appearance: "The showgirl appeared on DWTS when (because) her ex-husband was running for president!" CNN began the morning bringing up the weird feud between the wives of President Donald Trump . (more...)
North Korea may brace for contact with outside world North Korea may brace for contact with outside world
- October 11, 2017

North Korean hackers reportedly stole classified military documents from South Korea , including the latest documents of how the US and South Korea would operate during wartime, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. The swipe came after he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea during his UN General Assembly address, insisting "the United States is ready, willing and able (to act), but hopefully this will not be necessary". (more...)
Detective fired, another officer demoted after U of U nurse arrest Detective fired, another officer demoted after U of U nurse arrest
- October 11, 2017

His lawyer, Ed Brass, couldn't immediately be reached for comment. Both officers had been under intense public scrutiny since body camera footage of Wubbels' July 26 arrest was made public by Wubbels and her attorney. An internal investigation with the police department found evidence that the officers violated several policies. She was later released without charge. (more...)
Texas Tech Student Charged With Murdering Campus Police Officer Texas Tech Student Charged With Murdering Campus Police Officer
- October 11, 2017

East's body camera was missing, and his pistol was holstered. Officer XXXX transported Hollis Daniels to the Texas Tech Police Department where Officer XXXX was completing booking paperwork for Hollis Daniels arrest. Texas' recently enacted campus carry law did not contribute to the fatal shooting because Daniels was 19 - too young to even possess a handgun in the state, let alone on a college campus. (more...)
Turkish leaders call for end to US-Turkey diplomatic dispute over visas Turkish leaders call for end to US-Turkey diplomatic dispute over visas
- October 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Turkish authorities announced that a second employee of the us consulate in Istanbul had been "invited" to the Istanbul chief prosecutor's office to testify. "That banker is accused of using the US financial system to evade sanctions on Iran, in deals worth billions of dollars, " Mr. Yildirim said. Last year, the bilateral trade volume again fell to $17.5 billion and the share of exports to the US was 4.6 percent, while imports from the USA accounted for 5.5 percent of Turkey's ... (more...)
Harbaugh doesn't rule out Michigan QB Speight for year Harbaugh doesn't rule out Michigan QB Speight for year
- October 11, 2017

Swinney was 1-2 against Florida State in his first three seasons. Bachie was good for ten tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one interception, and one pass defensed, and helped the Spartans emerge victorious in the battle of MI. (more...)
Trump mocks Corker's height, escalating feud with a key Republican
- October 11, 2017

Once a prominent Trump supporter , Corker in recent months has increasingly expressed concerns about Trump's presidency. However, if Tillerson did make that remark, Trump suggested they compare IQ tests and implied he would best his secretary of state in that department. (more...)
Trump's demands threaten DACA deal Trump's demands threaten DACA deal
- October 11, 2017

He later added, in comments carried by the AP: "I have a love for these people and hopefully now Congress will be able to help them and do it properly". Some House Democrats are raising the specter of withholding support for must-pass spending legislation later this year in response to President Trump's hard-line immigration proposals - meaning the fate of roughly 690,000 younger undocumented immigrants could become a major factor in negotiations to keep the government open after December. (more...)
W/Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles to train in Morocco for Algeria match W/Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles to train in Morocco for Algeria match
- October 11, 2017

It turns out that it's not Okala that's upbeat about Super Eagles chances in 2018. "I am very excited to be working with this team: a blend of the experienced and the young and ambitious ones". Our World Cup record says enough. "We've been to a few World Cups in recent years, and we need to be looking at progressing further - rather than crashing out in the early stages", Olofinjana told BBC Sport . (more...)
European Union to review Brexit approach if no deal by December: Tusk European Union to review Brexit approach if no deal by December: Tusk
- October 11, 2017

According to a pre-briefed statement, May will tell Brussels that the ball is in their court in terms of moving the talks along. Next week it will be decided if there has been enough progress made to move talks onto the UK's future trade relations. (more...)
Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) Sees Price Swing - Down by 5.41%
- October 11, 2017

The Sandler Capital Management holds 381,120 shares with $11.54M value, up from 250,000 last quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 38,445 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,633,528.05. (more...)
Hurricane Nate makes landfall in US Gulf Coast Hurricane Nate makes landfall in US Gulf Coast
- October 11, 2017

Nate has been steadily weakening since making first landfall in a sparsely populated area of Plaquemines. It's the first time a hurricane has made landfall in MS since Katrina caused widespread flooding and loss of life in 2005. The depression is dropping rain across Florida and Georgia and into the southern Appalachian Mountains. Hundreds of catfish were seen flapping on the roads of MS after Storm Nate struck southern USA states over the weekend. (more...)
Janet Jackson Is Defying Age And Slaying Motherhood In Her Latest Look Janet Jackson Is Defying Age And Slaying Motherhood In Her Latest Look
- October 11, 2017

And it was at that moment that I made a decision to create a family of my own. In the video , Dewan Tatum is hard at work learning the steps to a dance routine, but as Everly runs toward her mother in the middle of it, the actress manages to somehow keep dancing as her daughter holds on to her legs. (more...)
Ivana Trump first lady? Melania begs to differ Ivana Trump first lady? Melania begs to differ
- October 11, 2017

Melania Trump has hit back at Ivana Trump , the President's first wife, after she made a jibe at the First Lady, saying her status as the President's first wife effectively made her first lady. "She's become very, very popular, I'll tell you that", Trump said after she introduced him at a recent event at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. "If you're not going to marry me you're going to ruin your life", she recounted him telling her. (more...)
Northern Ireland and Republic's World Cup play-off path
- October 11, 2017

Croatia managed to secure a spot in the play-offs after recording a 2-0 win away to Ukraine . It was a night of exhilarating joy for Martin O'Neill and his players, with Welsh players collapsing to the ground in defeat as Ireland stood in their way of World Cup qualification. (more...)
Local Students Celebrate Fargo's Indigenous Peoples' Day Local Students Celebrate Fargo's Indigenous Peoples' Day
- October 11, 2017

Columbus Day commemorates Christopher Columbus "discovering" the Americas in 1942. A small group of people gathered Monday to celebrate outside the Salt Lake City Public Library, and filled the courtyard with the echo of drums and singing. (more...)
Israeli minister criticises Trump over embassy delay
- October 11, 2017

US presidents had refrained from doing so, saying such a move would endanger the peace process. An Israeli government source was quoted by Ynet as saying that, after US President Donald Trump came into office, Israel and the new administration established clear criteria for construction which Washington did not oppose, including the abolition of the distinction between settlement block and isolated settlements. (more...)
L Train Rider Goes on Racist Rant, Gets Splashed With Soup L Train Rider Goes on Racist Rant, Gets Splashed With Soup
- October 11, 2017

WARNING: This video contains extremely offensive language . As the train pulled into Bedford Avenue, some of the riders stood between the man and his shopping bag, which he had left on a seat. In other Facebook responses, Lawson said that he was a "race-baiter in this context, not a racist", and that he "enjoys getting a rise out of people". (more...)
Rapper Doughboy Roc fatally shot in Detroit Monday Rapper Doughboy Roc fatally shot in Detroit Monday
- October 10, 2017

The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as 29-year-old Rodney Yeargin, also known as the rapper Doughboy Roc of the Detroit group Doughboyz Cashout. Detroit rapper Big Sean also tweeted out a post. "I saw Detroit , I saw some kids that did all the work". Another acquaintance of the rapper said Roc grew up in the Brightmoor neighborhood and was a "legend" there, according to the Detroit News . (more...)
Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Insider Trading: THURBER LYNN C bought 867 Shares
- October 10, 2017

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. It has outperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. Among 5 analysts covering Clarkson PLC ( LON:CKN ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Its up 0.37, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 42 investors sold DUK shares while 366 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. (more...)
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...)

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