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Official suspended for Andrabi pic goof-up Official suspended for Andrabi pic goof-up
- October 12, 2017

The Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) of Anantnag's Breng block has been suspended after a banner on "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign featured separatist leader Asiya Andrabi among the women achievers of the world. He regretted that while the daughter's of Jammu having won laurels at worldwide level including Shakti Sharma, Rachna Jamwal, Sana Dua, Anjusha Sharma, Tanya Gupta, Dr. (more...)
Accused teen rapist wanted to make things right by doing victim's yardwork Accused teen rapist wanted to make things right by doing victim's yardwork
- October 12, 2017

A Florida deputy shot a woman with his service-issued handgun before turning it on himself Thursday morning. Walding soon returned home while the woman contacted police, according to the Palm Beach Post . He eventually untied her and allowed her to go smoke a cigarette on her back porch, the Palm Beach Post reported. Then he asked if he "could make it up to her" by "doing some yard work or by fixing something around her house". (more...)
Market Watch - Tracking These Shares: Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Market Watch - Tracking These Shares: Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX)
- October 12, 2017

Traders and investors may be taking note of Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) shares and how they are expected to move mid-term. Cohen And Steers Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AMID). (more...)
Bautista quits as Comelec chief Bautista quits as Comelec chief
- October 12, 2017

Bautista is being accused of neglect of duty that resulted in the hacking of voters' personal information, allowing automated election machine provider Smartmatic to tinker with the script of the "transparency" server that broadcast the 2016 election results, and hiding almost P1 billion in ill-gotten wealth as alleged by his estranged wife, Patricia Paz. (more...)
Donald Trump says 'something has to be done' on North Korea Donald Trump says 'something has to be done' on North Korea
- October 12, 2017

In recent weeks, North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test, all in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, and may be fast advancing toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. (more...)
Cal Fire expands evacuation advisories as wildfires continue Cal Fire expands evacuation advisories as wildfires continue
- October 12, 2017

This is not a mandatory evacuation order but an advisory. Meanwhile there is new information about evacuation centers. People here should have a go bag ready with important papers, essentials and any medications so if that order comes they can get out quickly. (more...)
Trudeau says he's ready for the end of NAFTA if it comes Trudeau says he's ready for the end of NAFTA if it comes
- October 12, 2017

Prime Minister Trudeau says he's ready for the end of NAFTA if no satisfactory deal can be achieved with the US. Commenting on a recent article he penned for Americas Quarterly , Herrera outlines why he thinks that more independents and parties competing to win will dampen prospects for one frontrunner in particular-leftist ex-Mayor of Mexico City Andrés Manuel López Obrador. (more...)
J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector; 1 soldier martyred J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch's Krishna Ghati sector; 1 soldier martyred
- October 12, 2017

The Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked firing. "One jawan, along with a civilian porter, was killed in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan today morning in KG sector", said an army spokesperson. Pakistan on Tuesday returned a woman to Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), who inadvertently had crossed over the Line of Control (LoC). This should be noted that in 2017 till September, Indian forces have carried out 873 ceasefire violations along the LoC and Working Boundary resulting in ... (more...)
DOJ: Philly's sanctuary city policies violate federal law DOJ: Philly's sanctuary city policies violate federal law
- October 12, 2017

That law says local governments "may not prohibit, or in any way restrict" the delivery of information about "the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual" to federal immigration authorities. Additionally, the Justice Department said subsequent investigations found Miami-Dade County, Fla., and Clark County, Nev., where Las Vegas is located, were already in accordance with federal immigration law, though previously they had been listed otherwise. (more...)
IAF commandos slain in encounter IAF commandos slain in encounter
- October 12, 2017

Two militants and two Indian Airforce personnel were killed early Wednesday in a fierce gun battle in Hajin village in north Kashmir's Bandipora district. The Army said in a statement that "befitting" tributes were paid to the two IAF martyrs at a wreath-laying ceremony at Srinagar's Badami Bagh cantonment, home of the 15 (Chinar) Corps. (more...)
Italian woman granted sick pay to look after ill dog
- October 12, 2017

The court ruled that the unidentified woman's two-day absence will count as paid time off for "serious or family personal reasons". Animal rights group, the Italian Anti-Vivisection League (LAV), are hailing the win as a victory for animal rights around Europe. (more...)
Zardari wants people to stay vigilant of tactics of Imran, Nawaz Zardari wants people to stay vigilant of tactics of Imran, Nawaz
- October 12, 2017

Replying to a query, Zardari said: "If Nawaz Sharif had any doubts regarding his disqualification then why did he leave the PM House". Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) has moved the Supreme Court to declare null and void the election of Nawaz Sharif as president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). (more...)
Usa, Trump ha chiesto di decuplicare l'arsenale nucleare Usa, Trump ha chiesto di decuplicare l'arsenale nucleare
- October 12, 2017

Secondo quanto rivelato ora dall'emittente americana, due degli ufficiali presenti alla riunione hanno raccontato che Trump , dopo la presentazione di un grafico che mostrava la riduzione costante da 50 anni a questa parte dell'arsenale atomico Usa, ha detto di volere un'inversione di tendenza per la realizzazione di un arsenale più grande. (more...)
Two girls mowed down by auto owned by Shiv Sena leader's kin Two girls mowed down by auto owned by Shiv Sena leader's kin
- October 12, 2017

CNN-News18 reported that the auto belonged to Shiv Sena's Baramati chief Pappu Mane. Though it remains unclear if Mane was on the wheels, he fled from the spot after the incident took place. Local police officials said that around three to four persons were in the SUV when the vehicle knocked down the girls. They managed to nab the driver of the auto who was later handed over to police. (more...)
Ireland to play inaugural test match against Pakistan in May Ireland to play inaugural test match against Pakistan in May
- October 12, 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald reported that plans for a nine-nation Test championship were now well advanced and the ICC was set to give the concept a green light on Friday at a meeting in Auckland. Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said the competition would give Test series a broader global "context", making them more than stand-alone bilateral contests. (more...)
Trump Makes Puzzling Claim That Stock Market Gains Have Reduced The Debt Trump Makes Puzzling Claim That Stock Market Gains Have Reduced The Debt
- October 12, 2017

While it's true that USA stock market indexes have risen markedly during Trump's time in office, the current gains are part of a bull market that began in the spring of 2009, when the country began to recover from the Great Recession and the collapse of the housing market. (more...)
California wildfires disaster could 'get worse before it gets better' California wildfires disaster could 'get worse before it gets better'
- October 12, 2017

At least seven people died in the winemaking region of Sonoma, while two died in neighbouring Napa and another was killed in a blaze further north. After a day of cooler weather and calmer winds, officials say low moisture and unsafe gusty winds will return to the region Wednesday afternoon, complicating firefighters' efforts. (more...)
Spain Eurofighter crashes after national day parade, pilot dead Spain Eurofighter crashes after national day parade, pilot dead
- October 12, 2017

Spain's defense ministry confirmed the Eurofighter went down in Albacete, southern Spain, on its return to base. Thank you for helping us to celebrate the day you have given your life for. The cause of accident is investigated. Hispanic Day is an annual national Bank Holiday commemorating when Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas in 1492. (more...)
NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players
- October 12, 2017

Evans was sacked by Oklahoma State two days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced findings from an investigation of fraud and corruption in college basketball that led to Evans' arrest along with nine others. Lamont Evans , formerly a member of the Oklahoma State coaching staff , is due to appear on Thursday along with Adidas executive Jim Gatto. IL coach Brad Underwood, who coached at Oklahoma State last season, said Wednesday he had no knowledge of details of a grand ... (more...)
Swiss Prosecutors Investigating PSG Chairman Swiss Prosecutors Investigating PSG Chairman
- October 12, 2017

The 2018 and 2022 World Cup will be played in Russian Federation and Qatar respectively, while the 2026 and 2030 tournaments have not yet been awarded. The French former TV presenter was in Switzerland on Wednesday to testify at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in his appeal hearing against a 10-year ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association for financial wrongdoing and abuse of expenses. (more...)
United States withdraws from UNESCO citing Palestinian Tensions United States withdraws from UNESCO citing Palestinian Tensions
- October 12, 2017

The United States notified UNESCO, a UN cultural organization, of its withdrawal, the U.S. State announced on October 12. The lack of staffing and funding plans for UNESCO by the U.S. The United States suspended its UNESCO funding in 2011 over its vote to include Palestine as a member, and now owes about $550 million in back payments. (more...)
Pakistan, US engage at various levels after South Asia strategy stalemate: Aizaz Pakistan, US engage at various levels after South Asia strategy stalemate: Aizaz
- October 12, 2017

Ambassador Chaudhry was speaking as a chief guest in "Ambassador Insider Series" an event organized by The Washington Diplomat, a USA monthly newspaper. He commented that the economic status of Pakistan had significantly improved following improvements in the security situation, especially in the last four years. (more...)
Bunkering Resumes in Durban Following Severe Weather Bunkering Resumes in Durban Following Severe Weather
- October 12, 2017

TNPA chief executive Shulami Qalinge said: "We are extremely appreciative of the excellent collaboration between our TNPA marine teams and key stakeholders who acted quickly and efficiently". Motlohi could not estimate when the port would be opened again but said it is unlikely it will open on Wednesday. In a company statement TNPA said: "Whilst we are still in the process of determining damage to port infrastructure we are relieved that no injuries have been reported". (more...)
OH boy missing from crime scene believed to be in danger OH boy missing from crime scene believed to be in danger
- October 12, 2017

Police have issued a endangered missing child advisory for Devin Holston. A fourth victim was found in a residence about 1/4 mile north on state Route 93, at a relative's residence. Lawson is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 139 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. The names of the victims are not being released at this time pending positive identification and notification of next of kin. (more...)
Pakistan rescues Canadian-American family, abducted in Afghanistan in 2012 Pakistan rescues Canadian-American family, abducted in Afghanistan in 2012
- October 12, 2017

After being held captive by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network since 2012, American Caitlin Coleman and her family have finally been released, the White House announced. It is not clear how much Pakistan may have aided in the rescue efforts for Coleman and her family. Trump did not disclose what country or any details involved but said "one of my generals came in and they said, you know, I have to tell you, a year ago they would have never done that". (more...)
South Korea Says No Sign of North Korean Missile Launch Yet South Korea Says No Sign of North Korean Missile Launch Yet
- October 12, 2017

Anxiety has risen between the United States and North Korea succeeding a sequence of weapons tests by Pyongyang and a series of progressively aggressive interchange between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . "Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing. Policy didn't work!" the USA president said in a Twitter post on Monday. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan to romance Vaani Kapoor in YRF's action entertainer Hrithik Roshan to romance Vaani Kapoor in YRF's action entertainer
- October 12, 2017

Ever since her last film Befikre tanked at the box office, Vaani Kapoor has been keeping a low profile. He also said that he was looking for a young and fresh face for this movie and then he found Vaani. The upcoming film has been slated for a 2019 release and we are sure of the two dance guru's, Tiger and Hrithik to raise the temperatures as they share screen. (more...)
Talwars Acquitted In Daughter Aarushi's Murder By Allahabad High Court Talwars Acquitted In Daughter Aarushi's Murder By Allahabad High Court
- October 12, 2017

Arushi was fund murdered with her throat slit with surgical precision in her bedroom in the Talwar's Jal Vayu Vihar apartment, located in Noida, on May 16, 2008. The Special CBI court in Ghaziabad had previously sentenced the Talwars to rigorous imprisonment for life. The CBI said that it is waiting for a copy of the judgment and after going through it would move the Supreme Court in appeal. (more...)
Warm with chance of scattered showers Warm with chance of scattered showers
- October 12, 2017

Fall-like temperatures are not here to stick around. Morning lows are starting in the upper 20s to the low 40s, meaning patchy frost is likely across many areas. Tuesday could be our coolest of the next 8, with highs forecast to only reach the low 70s. Highs will be in the mid and upper 60s. This impressive summerlike warmth will continue for another day, before we get a taste of fall for the end of the workweek. (more...)
Crew member's death: Lagos police arrest Davido Crew member's death: Lagos police arrest Davido
- October 12, 2017

Apart from the autopsy report revealing that Tagbo died of asphyxia or suffocation, investigations also revealed that he was abandoned in his vehicle at the hospital by Davido's driver and two of his friends: Agbeje Olaoye and Idris Busari. (more...)

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