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Uproar as killer stepfather walks free, leaves courtroom smiling and laughing Uproar as killer stepfather walks free, leaves courtroom smiling and laughing
- October 12, 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said she would ask the state's Attorney-General to look at the sentence, which has angered child protection advocates who think it was unacceptable and were appalled by Scown's response. "You ought to have acted yourself, regardless of her wishes". Prosecutor Phil McCarthy told the court that Scown called emergency services when Tyrell began vomiting after he was put to sleep by his mother and told the operator "it looks like he's going to die". (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia could soon reach Europe Hurricane Ophelia could soon reach Europe
- October 12, 2017

The remnants of Ophelia look set to reach the United Kingdom on Monday, with unsettled weather expected to cause disruption, the Met Office said. Forecasters say Ophelia has become the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season, churning far out at sea and posing no immediate threat to land. (more...)
Woman, 100, Tied in Deadly Home Invasion Escapes, Calls Cops Woman, 100, Tied in Deadly Home Invasion Escapes, Calls Cops
- October 12, 2017

PIX11's sources say the couple may have been targeted since they were landloards. The centenarian somehow managed to free herself and call cops, but her husband was unable to do so. "I came walking up the block from work and she came running out the house screaming", Paterson said. "Oh my god. It breaks my heart to see my uncle died". (more...)
Duterte pulls police off drugs crackdown Duterte pulls police off drugs crackdown
- October 12, 2017

Duterte issued the order a few days after his latest net satisfaction score suffered from its biggest fall since he became president. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday destroyed a total of PHP10.67 million worth of controlled precursors and essential chemicals (CPECs), together with laboratory equipment intended for the production of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu. (more...)
[LIVE] Liberia polls 'largely credible,' presidential run-off likely [LIVE] Liberia polls 'largely credible,' presidential run-off likely
- October 12, 2017

As a longstanding friend, the United States applauds the people of Liberia for exercising their democratic right to vote in the historic presidential and legislative elections. Worldwide observers say the polls went smoothly despite late start to voting in some counties. Voters commended her leadership but said they were ready for change. (more...)
Germany: 'No evidence' Russian Federation used Kaspersky software to spy on US
- October 12, 2017

Germany's BSI federal cyber agency said on Wednesday it had no evidence to back media reports that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software to spy on USA authorities. Responding to Sky News on Wednesday, Kaspersky Labs restated that it was not involved in and does not possess any knowledge of the situation in question. (more...)
Turkish, US officials to meet over diplomatic dispute - Deputy PM Turkish, US officials to meet over diplomatic dispute - Deputy PM
- October 12, 2017

Turkey and the USA have agreed to work to resolve the diplomatic row between the countries, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Thursday. In a phone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Tillerson also called on the Turkish government to present evidence behind the accusations against the employees, the department said. (more...)
Poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh today Poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh today
- October 12, 2017

While the Congress has not named any leader as its chief ministerial candidate for Gujarat polls, it has announced incumbent Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as the candidate for Himachal Pradesh. The announcement will be made at 4 PM in Delhi today. Jyoti had said that to tally the number of slips with the votes cast, the paper slips would be counted at a single booth in each of the 182 constituencies. (more...)
Trump meets advisers to discuss North Korea options - statement Trump meets advisers to discuss North Korea options - statement
- October 12, 2017

North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test in recent weeks, creating new tension in the region. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to confirm he had North Korea in mind last week when he described a gathering of military leaders as "the calm before the storm". (more...)
Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017: Counting of votes underway Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017: Counting of votes underway
- October 12, 2017

According to latest reports, Congress is ahead in 28 seats out of 81 seats. The Congress' partner National Congress Party failed to secure any lead as per the ongoing vote count at 1 p.m., a State Election Commission (SEC) official said. The party may lose all 11 seats it had won in 2012. In the recent elections to the 16 municipal corporations, the BJP came to power in 13. Nanded Municipal Corporation has 3.96 lakh registered voters of whom 60 per cent turned out to vote on Wednesday. (more...)
Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Imran Khan in contempt case Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Imran Khan in contempt case
- October 12, 2017

He said that a protest is also being launched against Khan due to bad performance of the PTI in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, adding that Khan's slogan of eliminating corruption is fake. Imran was also ordered to appear on that day in the commission in person. The five-member bench of the top poll supervisory body announced its decision during the contempt of court hearing against the PTI chief filed by dissident party leader, Akbar S Babar. (more...)
Hamas says it has reached deal with Palestinian rival Fatah in Cairo Hamas says it has reached deal with Palestinian rival Fatah in Cairo
- October 12, 2017

PA President and Fatah Chairman Mahmoud Abbas told Egyptian television last week that he would not accept a scenario in which Hamas's armed wing, Izzadin Kassam, kept control of its weapons. "We make every effort possible to implement it to start a new chapter in the history of our people", Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem told Reuters. A party to the negotiations, who asked not to be identified, said the agreement would see forces of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, which is dominated ... (more...)
USA officials 'respectfully' took down Russian flags - State Department USA officials 'respectfully' took down Russian flags - State Department
- October 12, 2017

According to the lawmaker, "after ordering to cut the number of staff members of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russian Federation for parity, Russian Federation reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures". This is the same number of diplomatic personnel that Russia has had in the United States since then US President Barack Obama's ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats in December 2016. (more...)
Supremo tem novo empate em votação sobre afastamento de parlamentares Supremo tem novo empate em votação sobre afastamento de parlamentares
- October 12, 2017

A presidente do STF fez um discurso sobre a separação dos poderes e disse que não caberia ao Legislativo interferir em decisões judiciais. Durante as discussões, Gilmar Mendes criticou a decisão da 1ª Turma que afastou Aécio. "O Supremo Tribunal Federal não pode atuar como fomentador de tensões constitucionais", disse Toffoli. "O ponto de divergência de Vossa Excelência é o ponto central do meu voto, portanto sou voto vencido", afirmou Fachin a Cármen. (more...)
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Valuation According To Analysts Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 12, 2017

The average 1-year price target for FirstEnergy Corp. The stock 0.01% or $0 on October 11, reaching $10.57. It has outperformed by 0.02% the S&P500. Pioneer Investment Mgmt stated it has 224,102 shares. 6,655 were accumulated by Of Vermont. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 7,774 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Devils hand Maple Leafs first loss of season Devils hand Maple Leafs first loss of season
- October 12, 2017

The Devils scored twice in the second period to break a 2-2 tie. They dominated when it came to puck possession, per hockeystats.ca , and fired 43 shots against Forsberg, including 36 through the final two periods and into overtime. New Jersey went ahead 3-2 at 9:58 of the second on the power play, with rookie Jesper Bratt finding Zacha left alone in front of goal to complete a tic-tac-toe passing sequence. (more...)
Nadal and Federer win in straight sets at Shanghai Masters Nadal and Federer win in straight sets at Shanghai Masters
- October 12, 2017

Obviously injured and in distress, Andy Murray chose not to abandon the match and that fact may have worsened that hip condition. Federer next faces another potential banana skin in Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday. Earlier, sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov saved three match points before finally defeating Ryan Harrison 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6). 'The goal at the beginning of the year wasn't the no. (more...)
Trump urged to uphold Iran nuclear deal Trump urged to uphold Iran nuclear deal
- October 12, 2017

It's believed Trump will say the Iran deal is not in America's national interest, and he might announce new sanctions or penalties on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, the Post reports . Several US officials have said Trump might this time choose not certify the accord. Trump is expected to announce an "overall Iran strategy", including whether to decertify the global deal curbing Tehran's nuclear programme ahead of an October 15 deadline. (more...)
Spain sets clock ticking on Catalan independence row Spain sets clock ticking on Catalan independence row
- October 12, 2017

In a press conference after an extraordinary cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said "the cabinet meeting has agreed on formally asking Generalitat to clarify if they have declared the independence of Catalonia". Lawyers, civil society groups and politicians in Catalonia and elsewhere in Spain have offered to mediate between the two sides, but the prime minister rejected the offers. (more...)
Aarushi murder case: Allahabad High Court to pronounce its verdict on Thursday Aarushi murder case: Allahabad High Court to pronounce its verdict on Thursday
- October 12, 2017

The pair were sentenced to life by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on 26 November, 2013 , a day after their conviction. The police then suspected the Talwars and said Rajesh Talwar had murdered Aarushi and Hemraj after finding them in an "objectionable" position. (more...)
'White Widow' reportedly killed by U.S. drone strike 'White Widow' reportedly killed by U.S. drone strike
- October 12, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency officials told their United Kingdom counterparts that a US Air Force Predator killed 50-year-old Jones in June, it reports. USA intelligence chiefs say they can not be 100 per cent certain that the strike killed Jones as there was no attempt to recover any of her DNA. Hassan told Jones he wanted to leave to join Isil and encouraged her to join him. (more...)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Shifts Plan Availability For Rockford-Area Hospitals Blue Cross Blue Shield Shifts Plan Availability For Rockford-Area Hospitals
- October 12, 2017

Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac, but not physicians' offices. But while Blue Cross and Blue Shield dropped three OSF options, they added a UnityPoint Health option. Individuals who wish to switch to new plans for 2018 may do so during health insurance open enrollment this fall. "Our mission is to continue to provide access to quality, cost-effective healthcare in IL". (more...)
Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) Is Now Covered By Jefferies
- October 12, 2017

The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Friday, September 9. The legal version of this story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/10/callon-petroleums-cpe-buy-rating-reiterated-at-bmo-capital-markets.html. (NYSE:PFE). Westpac Bk reported 0% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Salzhauer Michael invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Buckhead Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.32% or 167,200 shares. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation asks for help identifying woman in child sex exploitation case Federal Bureau of Investigation asks for help identifying woman in child sex exploitation case
- October 12, 2017

She's believed to be between 25 and 35 years old with long black hair. According to the bureau, the woman, identified only as Jane Doe 39, appeared in a video with the unknown child. ECAP seeks national and worldwide media exposure of unknown adults who visibly display their faces and other distinguishing characteristics in association with child pornography, the release states. (more...)
Case against expelled CPI(M) leader referred to Delhi Police Case against expelled CPI(M) leader referred to Delhi Police
- October 12, 2017

This included wearing an Apple watch and carrying a Mont Blanc pen. A relationship developed and Ritabrata Banerjee said that he wanted to marry Dutta. She added, "I find the entire episode amusing". He also uploaded on Twitter a few screenshots of a WhatsApp conversation he purportedly had with the woman, during which "she asked for Rs 50 lakh for not filing an FIR". (more...)
White House press secretary to take part in SMPA event
- October 12, 2017

Hogan Gidley, a former press secretary for Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign, will start as the deputy White House press secretary on Wednesday. "Why does the President keep saying this?" It's not true that America is the highest taxed nation in the world, by a multitude of measures. "We are the highest tax, uhh, corporate tax in the developed economy - that's a fact", Sanders replied. (more...)
Justices Fret for Diplomacy in Arab Bank Appeal
- October 12, 2017

Urging the court to set aside its concerns about straining foreign relations, Fisher said the argument is not persuasive enough to immunize corporations. "So the defendant is an American corporation, and it uses slave labor, and it uses slave labor of people in the United States, [and] all the work is done in the United States". (more...)
Students from Puerto Rico enrolling in Tampa Bay schools Students from Puerto Rico enrolling in Tampa Bay schools
- October 12, 2017

The company also transported 100,000 pounds of donated supplies collected from Miami. Raul Santiago Santos, Puerto Rico Broadcasters Association Board President, said, "This is going to be a very long recovery, and Puerto Ricans are information-starved for where to get help". (more...)
Matt Damon hilariously crashed Chris Hemsworth's late night interview
- October 12, 2017

His devious brother, Loki, has taken over Asgard, the powerful Hela has emerged to steal the throne for herself and Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe. But Damon wasn't going to let Kimmel bump him off his lineup again. When asked to confirm that the two go on vacations together, Hemsworth clarified that Damon shows up at his Australia house uninvited. (more...)
Ministers lay out plans for price cap 'rip off' energy bills Ministers lay out plans for price cap 'rip off' energy bills
- October 12, 2017

Britain will publish on Thursday a draft law created to cap consumer energy prices for millions of households, taking action to try and fix a market it says punishes loyal customers. The leftist opposition Labour Party, which has long advocated intervention in energy markets, performed better than expected at a June snap election, depriving May of an outright majority in parliament. (more...)

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