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Randolph Co Inc Purchases 158800 Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
- October 11, 2017

Robinson Value Management Ltd. now owns 18,878 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,524,000 after purchasing an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Trump Expected To Nominate Kirstjen Nielsen As Next Homeland Security Secretary Trump Expected To Nominate Kirstjen Nielsen As Next Homeland Security Secretary
- October 11, 2017

Nielsen, 45, now serves as the deputy White House chief of staff. The White House didn't immediately comment, and Nielsen did not respond to a request for comment from the website. Before working under Kelly while he was secretary, Nielsen worked in one of DHS's agencies, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and served former President George W. (more...)
Institutional Investor's Anti-Bank Of New York Co Inc (NYSE:BK) Sentiment In 2017 Q2
- October 11, 2017

Estabrook invested in 88,791 shares or 0% of the stock. Volume levels waned and BK actually managed a declined which translated to 1.73 million shares changing hands on the day. Guardian Life Insurance Of America reported 2,352 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Raymond James Services invested 0% of its portfolio in Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG). (more...)
Driver in NSW truck carnage to face court Driver in NSW truck carnage to face court
- October 11, 2017

Police are now investigating the incident as well as the road spikes that were used. One person is in a critical condition and another is in a serious condition after a horror truck smash at Singleton in the Hunter region of New South Wales. (more...)
The Boy Scouts of America votes to admit girls The Boy Scouts of America votes to admit girls
- October 11, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America's board of directors has unanimously agreed to welcome girls into the Cub Scout program and to forge a path for older girls to pursue and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout, the organization said Wednesday. The Boy Scouts said the moves reflect the changing nature of American life, adding to the appeal of a scouting program that can serve the entire family. (more...)
Turkey sentences Wall Street Journal reporter on 'terror' charge
- October 11, 2017

Albayrak, a dual citizen of Turkey and Finland who has been a staff reporter for the Journal since 2010, in connection with her August 2015 Journal news article " Urban Warfare Escalates in Turkey's Kurdish-Majority Southeast ". She said: "Given the current climate in Turkey, this appalling decision shouldn't have come as a surprise to me, but it did". "Turkey's crackdown this year has snared several journalists working for global publications", the statement went on. (more...)
Ex-Boyfriend Faces Charges in University of Pittsburgh Student's Killing Ex-Boyfriend Faces Charges in University of Pittsburgh Student's Killing
- October 11, 2017

He also faces charges that include homicide, burglary, possessing instruments of crime, theft and flight to avoid apprehension in connection to the death of Sheykhet - who was found dead Sunday when her anxious father kicked in her bedroom door. (more...)
Facebook down for several users including some users in Sri Lanka Facebook down for several users including some users in Sri Lanka
- October 11, 2017

On Twitter , many users from several countries said they were unable to even access Facebook . Reports from users on Twitter and websites like DownDetector and Outage Report suggest that connection issues began around 5pm SAST. (more...)
Tropical Storm Ophelia close to becoming a hurricane Tropical Storm Ophelia close to becoming a hurricane
- October 11, 2017

Assuming Ophelia's wind speeds pick up as expected, this would be the tenth consecutive storm to reach hurricane strength in the Atlantic this season. The Atlantic also produced 10 consecutive hurricanes in 1876 and 1886. 9 around 5 a.m. EDT as the seventeenth, tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season. (more...)
Gurdaspur bypoll: Over 55% electors cast their votes
- October 11, 2017

At some polling booths, long queues of voters were seen. "Polling across the State was peaceful". Election officials said 23-25 per cent voting was reported in the constituency. A total of 1,781 polling stations have been set up at 1,257 locations, of which 457 have been declared as vulnerable and 83 as critical. Votes will be counted on 15 October and the result will be declared the same day, the official said. (more...)
With Daesh surrounded, talks held on civilian exit from Raqqa
- October 11, 2017

The Syrian Democratic Forces are entering the final phase of battle for the Islamic State's capital of Raqqa as the terror group's caliphate continues to crumble. The US and Russian Federation have put in place channels to lessen the risk of fighting between the rival offensives they back. US officials have previously said that Islamic State had relocated some of its diminished command and propaganda structures to al-Mayadin as it was forced from territory elsewhere. (more...)
Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm Spacewalkers float out to lubricate robotic arm
- October 11, 2017

Bresnik and Vande Hei will also replace a camera outside the orbiting outpost that is now producing video with a pink hue, and they will replace a lens cover on another camera and conduct several other maintenance tasks. EVA will be performed by Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba and will cover lubricating parts of LEE grappler, regulations of brackets and rollers, replacing DEXTRE fuse and removing cover from Main Bus Switching Unit. (more...)
Couple, ages 100 and 98, die in California wildfire Couple, ages 100 and 98, die in California wildfire
- October 11, 2017

Charles managed to fight through the intense heat and smoke in the house, and nearly made it to his wife's side, Chuck told the NBC affiliate. The Rippeys, who met in grade school in Hartford, Wis., were 98 and 100 years old and couldn't escape the flames. (more...)
Paying Tribute To BJS Leader Nanaji Deshmukh, PM Modi Demands Cleanliness Paying Tribute To BJS Leader Nanaji Deshmukh, PM Modi Demands Cleanliness
- October 11, 2017

But, he cautioned that it should not be at the cost of diluting the spirit behind it. There should be no dilution or diversion from the spirit in which it was conceived. Their prolonged stay will help rural areas gain from their presence, Modi said. A child in a village should get opportunities like a city student to experiment in a laboratory and use latest technology, he said. (more...)
Ivana Trump Takes Credit For President Trump's Success, Bashes Marla Maples Ivana Trump Takes Credit For President Trump's Success, Bashes Marla Maples
- October 11, 2017

The Associated Press purchased an early copy of Ivana Trump's book, in which she writes glowingly about her marriage and her prominent role at the Trump Organization. "I can only shake my head at how it insane it was", Ivana writes. Trump's lawyer amplified the issue, however, by suggesting to a reporter there was no such thing as marital rape . (more...)
Suspects Face Hazing Charges in Death of LSU Freshman at Fraternity Suspects Face Hazing Charges in Death of LSU Freshman at Fraternity
- October 11, 2017

The national Phi Delta Theta organization removed the charter of the L.S.U. chapter on September 18, after its inquiry into Gruver's death "uncovered enough information to conclude that some chapter members were in violation of established risk management policies, including our Alcohol Free Housing policy". (more...)
Qatar National Bank's rules out sale of stake in UAE lender CBI
- October 11, 2017

A statement from the Qatari government communications office said that the boycott was "founded on petty jealousy, not real concerns" . "This demand is a clear attempt to undermine our independence", the official continued. The World Cup is the centrepiece of a carefully crafted strategy to project Qatar onto the global stage via sport. The call related to a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf pitting Qatar against regional rivals Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain over accusations Doha ... (more...)
Trump brings NBC's 'license' into question after nuclear arsenal report Trump brings NBC's 'license' into question after nuclear arsenal report
- October 11, 2017

His missive came shortly after he vehemently denied an NBC News report that he asked to dramatically expand the USA nuclear arsenal. "The president also said that NBC "made up a story that I wanted a 'tenfold" increase in our USA nuclear arsenal", which he described as "pure fiction, made up to demean". (more...)
Bengaluru's killer potholes: BJP protests outside BBMP office Bengaluru's killer potholes: BJP protests outside BBMP office
- October 11, 2017

At the Shettarahalli gate, while trying to negotiate a pothole, Lakshmi slowed down the two-wheeler when a truck hit them from behind, police said. The incident took place when deceased Veena was riding the bike with her friend. Back in 2015, a 36-year-old visual artist planted a life-sized crocodile in a 12-feet long pothole in north Bengaluru out of frustration with civic authorities. (more...)
Q2 2017 Sentiment Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (NYSE:RCL)
- October 11, 2017

The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $26.87 billion company. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 4 by Macquarie Research. Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Sysco Corporation (SYY ). (more...)
Airstrikes kill 79 civilians in Syria's Deir ez-Zour Airstrikes kill 79 civilians in Syria's Deir ez-Zour
- October 11, 2017

Russian Federation has raised the alarm over some 300 Daesh terrorists on pickup trucks infiltrating through a US-controlled zone in Syria's al-Tanf. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Rob Manning flatly denied the Russian claims and pointed to online tallies that show no let up in the bombardment of IS targets in Iraq or Syria. (more...)
FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation for third-party influence
- October 11, 2017

The decision was taken by the Bureau of FIFA's ruling Council as the PFF's offices in Karachi are still in the control of a "court-appointed administrator". " FIFA recognizes Faisal Saleh Hayat as head of PFF and if the government doesn't stop intervening I think it will be a long suspension". The matter has been in the courts in recent years and judges have appointed an administrator to temporarily oversee the federation, which has been dogged by incompetence allegations and claims of ... (more...)
Visitors pranked on China glass bridge that appears to shatter beneath them Visitors pranked on China glass bridge that appears to shatter beneath them
- October 11, 2017

That being said, the next time we happen to find ourselves in the East Taihang Mountains outside of Handan city in China's Hebei Province, we'll definitely be lining up for this tourist trap. When you walk over those panels, the glass appears to shatter under your feet, and you can even hear the sound of glass breaking as you walk. Infrared sensors have been used to detect movement of tourists along with surround sound effect to make the "cracking" appear more real. (more...)
USA operations, staff in Turkey unaffected by visa row USA operations, staff in Turkey unaffected by visa row
- October 11, 2017

The row began after Turkish security services detained a US consular service worker for alleged links to Fethullah Gulen , a cleric living in the USA blamed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for inciting a June 2016 coup attempt against him. (more...)
Anupam Kher appointed FTII chairman Anupam Kher appointed FTII chairman
- October 11, 2017

The actor finally took charge as Chairman of the premiere institute in Pune on January 7, 2016, while the police detained protesters calling him a "political appointee". He has appeared in over 500 films and has been part of the theatre circles. In 2002, he went behind the camera for Om Jai Jagadish. Kher has been part of several critically acclaimed global projects like Bend It Like Beckham and Silver Linings Playbook . (more...)
Kashmir not in India; it's a different nation, says Bihar question paper Kashmir not in India; it's a different nation, says Bihar question paper
- October 11, 2017

The mistake was first pointed out by a student of the Vaishali district on Tuesday. The examination is being conducted under the Centre's Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan , which is overseen in the state by the Bihar Education Project Council ( BEPC ), a wing of the state education department. (more...)
Suspended TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party, RS seat 'with heavy heart' Suspended TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party, RS seat 'with heavy heart'
- October 11, 2017

Roy's decision has soured his relationship with the TMC as clear from party secretary-general Partha Chatterjee's recent attack. "Mukul wanted to run the party as a zamindar", TMC leaders said. However, his detractors believe that without Mamata Banerjee (Bengal chief minister), he would be a spent force. "We have formed a political party to fight against the Congress rule. (more...)
Panchkula court extends Honeypreet's police remand Panchkula court extends Honeypreet's police remand
- October 11, 2017

The reports had earlier said that, Honeypreet had masterminded and funded the violence in Panchkula which took place on August 25, claimed the five Dera Sacha Sauda supporters, who are now in police custody. On the first day of interrogation, Honeypreet was asked about 40 questions but did not really give any clue or concrete answers to any of them. Police informed the court that all related information was saved in a laptop which would be soon recovered. (more...)
Russian tourist begs outside a temple after his ATM pin gets locked Russian tourist begs outside a temple after his ATM pin gets locked
- October 11, 2017

A Russian national begging at a temple in Kancheepuram created flutters as curious people started questioning him about his whereabouts and what he was doing there seeking elms from the visitors of the temple. When the local police came to know about this, they reached the spot and took him to the police station. They came to the conclusion that he had simply run out of money and had no clue how to reach Chennai . (more...)
South Koreans seek to visit once-jointly run factory zone in North South Koreans seek to visit once-jointly run factory zone in North
- October 11, 2017

European Union ambassadors last month agreed new sanctions against the North, according to diplomatic sources, including a ban on investments in North Korea and on European Union exports of oil. "We don't know if the North will accept our trip at a time when it only sees the U.S.as its dialogue partner, but we are pinning our hopes on a one in ten chance that may exist", he said. (more...)

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