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Kerala to probe ex-CM Chandy in Solar Scam case Kerala to probe ex-CM Chandy in Solar Scam case
- October 11, 2017

A criminal case would also be registered against former Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, who the commission found had attempted to protect Chandy. "I have nothing to fear as I am guided by my conscience". "I'm fully confident that I haven't done anything wrong". Pinarayi said in the press meet that the commission after its investigation found that former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his staff members are involved in the scam. (more...)
China lodges representations with United States over destroyer's trespass on territorial waters China lodges representations with United States over destroyer's trespass on territorial waters
- October 11, 2017

China on Wednesday protested the sailing of a U.S. Navy ship near its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying it would continue to take measures to protect Beijing's interests in the vital waterway claimed by several nations. China is North Korea's neighbor and biggest trading partner. If confirmed by the United States, it would be the fourth "freedom of navigation" operation (FONOP) carried out by the US Navy since President Donald Trump took office in January. (more...)
Day One testimony continues in Jessica Chambers murder trial Day One testimony continues in Jessica Chambers murder trial
- October 11, 2017

She had been a cheerleader and softball player at South Panola High School. Witnesses included Chambers' mother, Lisa, her best friend, Kesha Myers, and first responders. 10, 2017. A trial this week could shed some light on the mystery behind the gruesome death of a 19-year-old MS woman who was set on fire and left to die beside her burning auto. (more...)
Myanmar attacks a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya Myanmar attacks a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya
- October 11, 2017

Myanmar's government does not consider Rohingya citizens, referring to them instead as Bengalis from Bangladesh, despite their presence in the country for decades. "Information we have received indicates that days and up to a month before the 25th of August, that the Myanmar security forces imposed further restrictions on access to markets, medical clinics, schools and religious sites", Karin Friedrich, who was part of the United Nations mission to Bangladesh, said at a news conference. (more...)
EU's Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month EU's Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month
- October 11, 2017

Donald Tusk , who met Theresa May in Downing Street in September, said he hoped for "sufficient progress" in Brexit talks by December. A diplomat told The Times : 'Germany wants more and it wants it more or less in writing. The other 27 national leaders could offer May some hope of opening trade and transition talks in December, which could help in her struggle with party rivals pushing for a clean break "hard Brexit", diplomats say. (more...)
Uttarakhand govt slashes Value-Added Tax, cess on petrol, diesel Uttarakhand govt slashes Value-Added Tax, cess on petrol, diesel
- October 11, 2017

The decision to slash prices by these states was taken after the Finance Ministry asked chief ministers to cut retail Value-Added Tax rate on petrol and diesel by as much as 5%, following an excise duty cut of Rs 2 per litre on both, last week. (more...)
SC ruling on age of consent today SC ruling on age of consent today
- October 11, 2017

While pronouncing the verdict, the Supreme Court showed concern over the system of child marriage , observing that social justice laws had not been executed with the meaning they were established. The earlier age of 15 years has now been modified to 18 years for claiming exemption under the amended rape provisions. If this is the object for increasing the age of consent to 18 years in 2013, then marriage of girl at the age of 15/16/17 years does not make the girl mature enough [mentally ... (more...)
Couple finds hidden camera in Florida Airbnb bedroom Couple finds hidden camera in Florida Airbnb bedroom
- October 11, 2017

Bob Bourque told ABC Action News . He says the cameras are for his personal use and are not activated when guests are present. "I trust more casualties will approach", Starnes said. No one answered the door when the outlet tried to reach Natt at home, but Bourque said that when he talked to cops, he tried to explain away the cameras. (more...)
College warns students of 'nuclear attack' College warns students of 'nuclear attack'
- October 11, 2017

He said at the least, he should have worded it, "In the event of an unlikely nuclear attack ". The briefing and discussion focused on a range of options to respond to any form of North Korean aggression or, if necessary, to prevent North Korea from threatening the United States and its allies with nuclear weapons. (more...)
Dentist Charged With Molesting Teen He Kept Locked In A Cage Dentist Charged With Molesting Teen He Kept Locked In A Cage
- October 11, 2017

As far as the allegations of fondling, the teen told police that her grandfather came into the bathroom once when she was showering when she was 13 and entered her room on a separate occasion, turned off the lights and touched her breasts until other children came in and turned the lights on. (more...)
One-Off Porsche Cayman e-volution Revealed
- October 11, 2017

Porsche has revealed the Cayman e-volution, a one-off electric sports auto based on the 718 Cayman at the at the Electric Vehicle Symposium, the world's largest industry gathering on the topic of e-mobility, in Stuttgart, Germany. Discuss this story on our Porsche 718 Cayman forum . That's an accumulator-based fast charging system, capable of hitting a hefty 320 kW per vehicle charging capacity. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan - Doesn't Wish to Make a Spectacle Hrithik Roshan - Doesn't Wish to Make a Spectacle
- October 11, 2017

Soon after the clarification, fans were quick to point out that Krrish 3 was anything but constructive, after which the actor was forced to withdraw his statement from the public domain. Usually, men have oppressed women in one way or another for centuries and even in this case, they have presumed the same. "And that's unsafe. Whatever happened to innocent, until proven guilty?" There a lot of times when the people of this country have taken the streets to get the justice. (more...)
U.S. drops record number of bombs and ammunition in Afghanistan U.S. drops record number of bombs and ammunition in Afghanistan
- October 11, 2017

Since 2010, the most bombs dropped during one month was 589, in August 2012-still nearly 200 fewer than were released in September. Military officials say the number of USA air strikes rose in September to their highest point in seven years with more than 750 strikes ordered against the Taliban and the Islamic State throughout the month. (more...)
Chris Christie's not on the ballot, but he dominates NJ governor debate Chris Christie's not on the ballot, but he dominates NJ governor debate
- October 11, 2017

Tuesday's almost hourlong debate at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center offered much of the same rhetoric, but was delivered face-to-face and with the chance for immediate rebuttals. She asked whether Murphy would have his back. "You cast a pall over entire communities of people". "We will stand up to this president", Murphy said. (more...)
Superstars Who Could Still Miss 2018 World Cup Superstars Who Could Still Miss 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

Spain (25) booked their place at Russian Federation 2018 on Matchday 9, while four-time world champions Italy (20) have already sealed their spot in the play-offs. Here we looks at how things stand in the different continental sections. Meanwhile Chile (third), Colombia (fourth), Peru (fifth), Argentina (sixth) and Peru (seventh) will fight it out for the final two direct qualification spots, with the fifth-placed team place to play Oceania agents New Zealand within an ... (more...)
BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA) Downgraded by Citigroup Inc
- October 11, 2017

Roffman Miller Associates Inc decreased Conocophillips (COP) stake by 15.96% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. First Trust L P holds 0% of its portfolio in BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE:BTA) for 94,772 shares. The stock of BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE:BTA) earned "Sell" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 29. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, May 13 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Predators win season opener, beat Flyers 6-5 at Bridgestone Arena Predators win season opener, beat Flyers 6-5 at Bridgestone Arena
- October 11, 2017

The Predators (1-2-0) blew a 3-0 lead but came back from down 5-3 to get their first win, in their home opener. "With all the guys we have who can skate (quickly), and with the skill we've added, I think that helps keep us fresh for the third period and allows us to continue to push and push and push", said NHL Third Star of the Week Wayne Simmonds, who scored 44 seconds into overtime in Saturday's 3-2 win over Anaheim. (more...)
General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) Sentiment Report
- October 11, 2017

The firm had revenue of $6.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.96 billion. The Firm focuses on acquiring in-demand aircraft, funding them, hedging interest rate risk and using its platform to deploy these assets. (more...)
These Are the Wineries Affected by Wildfires in California These Are the Wineries Affected by Wildfires in California
- October 11, 2017

In neighbouring Napa County, victims included 100-year-old Charles Rippey and his 98-year-old wife, Sarah, police said. Sonoma County said its hotline had received about 100 missing-person reports , though they expect some are duplicates. (more...)
Iraqi VP Warns Of Civil War Over Kurdish-Run, Oil-Rich Kirkuk Iraqi VP Warns Of Civil War Over Kurdish-Run, Oil-Rich Kirkuk
- October 11, 2017

The Iraqis will not stand by and allow independence to happen. Calling the referendum "unconstitutional", the diplomat rejected allegations that Iraqi Kurds are out of the authorities. While for some this is a political game of chess, for others this is considered to be an issue of oil. Jihad said the line could carry between 250,000 barrels and 400,000 barrels per day, more or less on par with the capacity for the Kurdish pipeline to Ceyhan. (more...)
Diane Feinstein, Oldest US Senator, to Run for Re-election
- October 11, 2017

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California announced that she will seek reelection in 2018, silencing speculation that she meant to retire after holding the office for more than 25 years. A Public Policy Institute of California survey released late last month found that roughly half of voters believe Feinstein shouldn't seek another term. (more...)
Texas Tech students comforted by unity after fatal officer shooting Texas Tech students comforted by unity after fatal officer shooting
- October 11, 2017

Daniels was not wearing handcuffs. Police arrested Daniels after finding more drug paraphernalia on him, Bonath said. Bonath said that the Texas Tech counselling centre got a call earlier on Monday from Daniels' family saying he may have a weapon and be suicidal. (more...)
Navy officers lose jobs after fatal collision Navy officers lose jobs after fatal collision
- October 11, 2017

The Navy statement said Cmdr. Ten sailors were killed as crew berths, machinery, and communication rooms were flooded, and another five were injured. A comprehensive review of safety and operational standards will probably be completed next month. The deadly collisions also triggered a Navy-wide review of ship operations ordered by Admiral John Richardson , the Chief of Naval Operations. (more...)
Mother realizes next morning toddler was left at corn maze Mother realizes next morning toddler was left at corn maze
- October 11, 2017

According to The Salt Lake Tribune , employees at the Crazy Corn Maze said a woman noticed an unsupervised child in the maze around 7:30 p.m. Monday night. She called police Tuesday morning to report her son was missing and was informed her child was with DCFS. Sgt. Joe Monson told the New York Daily News that the boy and his mother went to the maze with a big group of people and somehow became separated. (more...)
Three coaches charged in college bribery scandal freed on bail Three coaches charged in college bribery scandal freed on bail
- October 11, 2017

This comes after he was arrested on several federal charges after an FBI and U.S. Attorney's Office investigation into college basketball. Prosecutors said Person accepted about $91,500 in bribes a year ago to steer clients to a Pittsburgh-based financial adviser when they reached the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Don't say Love Jihad every now and then: Kerala HC Don't say Love Jihad every now and then: Kerala HC
- October 11, 2017

Athira alias Ayesha recently reconverted to Hinduism a few months back. She also has given a statement that she was influenced by Zakir Naik videos on Islam and observing her Muslim friends. The agency has sought a list from the Kerala Police of the converts who switched their faith since 2015 and subsequently entered into marriage with Muslims. (more...)
Footage Captures Woman Wrangling And Rescuing A Shark In Cronulla Footage Captures Woman Wrangling And Rescuing A Shark In Cronulla
- October 11, 2017

A fearless woman has been nicknamed the "shark wrangler" after she discovered a shark in a swimming pool and boldly picked it up and tossed it back in the ocean. "I herded him into the shallows, got him between my knees and just lifted him out", Hatheier told the Today Show . "I just picked him up and off he went", she laughed. (more...)
'Vampires' drive UN, US out of Malawi 'Vampires' drive UN, US out of Malawi
- October 11, 2017

The United States embassy has also temporarily withdrawn its team of Peace Corps volunteers from the districts surrounding Mulanje and has advised its citizens not to visit the affected districts. Police told AFP a seventh person was killed by an angry mob on Monday in Thyolo, the President's home district. The rumours of vampires originated in neighbouring Mozambique, although it was not made clear how they started. (more...)
Britain is 'preparing a battle plan for war with North Korea' Britain is 'preparing a battle plan for war with North Korea'
- October 11, 2017

The White House said in late September that Mr Trump will travel to Japan , South Korea , China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hawaii from Nov 3-14, but has not yet released a detailed itinerary. US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. The comments come just days after the US President told reporters and top military aides that they were in "the calm before the storm". (more...)
Bodies of two adults, young girl pulled from Nanaimo home after fire Bodies of two adults, young girl pulled from Nanaimo home after fire
- October 11, 2017

The fire was extinguished and firefighters found the bodies of three people inside. "We are working with the fire department to investigate this incident". Police have not confirmed how the deceased are connected, but neighbours said a couple and their young daughter live in the home. RCMP and Nanaimo Fire Rescue will start the investigation into the cause of the fire and the deaths on Wednesday. (more...)

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