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European Space Agency Launches Satellite on Mission to Monitor Global Air Quality European Space Agency Launches Satellite on Mission to Monitor Global Air Quality
- October 13, 2017

The satellite was launched on a Rockot launcher and unfolded three solar panels after it was released into orbit. The first signal was received 93 minutes after launch as the satellite passed over the Kiruna station in Sweden. Information from the mission will be used through the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service for air quality forecasts, and the data will be free of charge and open to users worldwide. (more...)
(SD)-Sturgis High Cancels Homecoming Over Racism Concerns (SD)-Sturgis High Cancels Homecoming Over Racism Concerns
- October 13, 2017

Even those at the SDHSAA office in Pierre have taken complaints against the student's actions. After meeting in executive session Thursday after school, the Mead School Board voted 8-0 in favor of calling off the game. In a release, the Meade District School Board said they would like to "express our deepest apology for the actions of a few students from Sturgis Brown High School Wednesday evening". (more...)
Friends, family continues to search for clues to kindergarten teacher's disappearance Friends, family continues to search for clues to kindergarten teacher's disappearance
- October 13, 2017

Her blood was found inside her Toyota Rav-4 which Malzahn is accused of driving across Arizona. Malzahn, of Flagstaff, was being held at the jail on theft and gun charges. Charges were reportedly filed on Thursday. When they tried to pull Malzahn over, he fled. Law enforcement officials say they have questioned Malzahn on Gorospe's disappearance, who maintains that he is unaware of her whereabouts. (more...)
Honeypreet's Judicial Custody Extended Till October 23 Honeypreet's Judicial Custody Extended Till October 23
- October 13, 2017

Reportedly, the prosecution told the court that mobile phone of Honeypreet has been recovered by the police and they are studying its details. Panchkula Police brought Honeypreet to the district court from the Chandimandir police Station as her custody ends today. (more...)
EXACT Sciences Corporation (EXAS) EPS Estimated At $
- October 13, 2017

About 167,524 shares traded. GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) has risen 4.26% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 56.51% the S&P500. They expect $-0.31 earnings per share, up 13.89% or $0.05 from last year's $-0.36 per share. PKI's profit will be $80.90M for 24.54 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Senator who hoped Trump would be assassinated is at it again Senator who hoped Trump would be assassinated is at it again
- October 13, 2017

The original commercial, which featured an African American woman pulling off the T-shirt to reveal a white woman, was pulled by Dove after accusations of racism. She deleted the post and later apologized publicly. According to the St. Louis-Post Dispatch, two GOP politicans from the state have condemned Chappelle-Nadal's actions in public statements - one calling her actions "shameful", another saying her post was "disgusting". (more...)
Parents could face fine, jail under upstate anti-bullying law Parents could face fine, jail under upstate anti-bullying law
- October 13, 2017

The law was created and passed after parents complained of violence at schools in the district. If children are caught bullying others twice in three months, then their parents could face a $250 fine and 15 days of jail time. For Crago, the new laws send a clear and critical message: parents will pay the price for their kids bad behavior. "Have them scared", says Kings Park's Geraldine Briggs. (more...)
European Union says Brexit negotiations could take longer European Union says Brexit negotiations could take longer
- October 13, 2017

Juncker said on Friday that while European citizens would always grateful for Britain's influence and impact on the continent, "now they [Britain] need to pay". Now we have to deal with the results and first to be impressed by the numerous disadvantages that Brexit - Brexit meaning Brexit - is entailing for the British. (more...)
Spain says could cut 2018 growth forecast over Catalan crisis Spain says could cut 2018 growth forecast over Catalan crisis
- October 13, 2017

Addressing the Catalan Parliament in Barcelona on Tuesday evening, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said: "We call on global states and organisations to recognise the Catalan republic as an independent and sovereign state". Puigdemont made a symbolic declaration of independence on Tuesday night, only to suspend it seconds later and call for negotiations with Madrid. The far-left separatist Catalan party CUP said in a letter dated on Friday that Mr Puigdemont should ignore the Spanish ... (more...)
Hyatt Hotels Suffers Another Card Breach Hyatt Hotels Suffers Another Card Breach
- October 13, 2017

It was also attributed to malware on hotel IT systems created to capture payment card data. At the time, the firm had also claimed to have "taken steps to strengthen the security of its systems, and customers can feel confident using payment cards at Hyatt hotels worldwide". (more...)
Protests banned in Kenya after opposition leader pulls out of presidential election Protests banned in Kenya after opposition leader pulls out of presidential election
- October 13, 2017

In Mombasa, protesters were dispersed as soon as they started. Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga have been holding regular demonstrations in Mombasa, Kisumu, and the capital Nairobi to push for election reforms before the October 26 re-run of Kenya's presidential election. (more...)
Sen. Collins to announce this morning whether she will run for governor
- October 13, 2017

Her final decision, she said, came down to "my sense of where I can do the most for the people of Maine and for the nation". Instead, Collins said she will remain in the Senate at least until her current term ends in 2020. Additionally, Collins would have control of the state bureaucracy, potentially using it and the bully pulpit of the governor's office to advance a policy agenda to work on initiatives that could improve Maine's economic outlook. (more...)
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Given New $40.00 Price Target at Barclays PLC
- October 13, 2017

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. The oil and gas segment explores for, develops and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be paid a $0.77 dividend. (more...)
Kurds put forces on alert for Iraq attack near Kirkuk Kurds put forces on alert for Iraq attack near Kirkuk
- October 13, 2017

Some local and global news outlets had earlier reported that the Iraqi army had launched fresh operations in southern Kirkuk aimed at capturing areas now held by forces loyal to the Erbil-based Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). Al-Abadi said: "I warn of the actions of the region's military mobilization in Kirkuk, it is risky". "Kurdistan continues calling for dialogue and peaceful means to settle differences". (more...)
Floods and landslides kill 37, leave 40 missing in Vietnam Floods and landslides kill 37, leave 40 missing in Vietnam
- October 13, 2017

Residents walk through a muddy road which was damaged by a landslide in northern province of Son La, Vietnam on Thursday Oct. 12, 2017. At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday. (more...)
Trump Threatens Licenses of 'Disgusting' News Networks Trump Threatens Licenses of 'Disgusting' News Networks
- October 13, 2017

The FCC, an independent agency, does not issue licenses to individual networks but to local stations, including those directly owned by broadcasters such as Comcast Corp that owns NBC . Mr Trump's tweet came in response to a story written by NBC , which said that Mr Trump had sought to increase America's nuclear arsenal tenfold after taking a look at a briefing slide that showed steady reduction of the United States nuclear arsenal since the 1960s. (more...)
Penguin disaster as just two chicks live Penguin disaster as just two chicks live
- October 13, 2017

In both instances, adult penguins had to travel further to forage, leaving their chicks to starve. Hopes are high it will get the green light this time with WWF's head of polar programmes Rod Downie saying it would help secure the future for Adelie penguins. (more...)
Looking for a place to grieve after Las Vegas mass shooting Looking for a place to grieve after Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 13, 2017

Since 1995, there have been 20 mass firearm incidents that were named "deadliest US mass shooting", according to CNN. In 2012, the United States lead the developed world with 29.7 gun related homicides per one million people . In effect, the bump stock turns a legal weapon, a semi-automatic, into an illegal weapon, a fully automatic, with greatly increased firepower. On Monday morning of last week, Americans awoke to a another mass shooting. (more...)
Cannot Deport Rohingya Refugees Till Next Hearing, Supreme Court Tells Government Cannot Deport Rohingya Refugees Till Next Hearing, Supreme Court Tells Government
- October 13, 2017

The court said the government should not deport the refugees, but did not pass a formal order putting any restrictions. The SC said the Rohingya Muslims issue is of great magnitude and the State has a big role to play. In last hearing on October 3, the Supreme Court said that it will examine all the issues involved in the moves to deport Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar and urged the rival parties to address the issue on the strength of law shunning emotional arguments. (more...)
President Trump lauds Pakistan's efforts in rescuing US-Canadian family President Trump lauds Pakistan's efforts in rescuing US-Canadian family
- October 13, 2017

Pakistan's army said Thursday its troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from "terrorist custody" following a tip from USA intelligence agencies. Details on the operation were scant, but Coleman, of Stewartstown, Pa., and Boyle, the son of a Canadian judge, and their children were reportedly at the U.S. (more...)
BJP, Congress face internal strife in Himachal Pradesh BJP, Congress face internal strife in Himachal Pradesh
- October 13, 2017

The outgoing assembly, which completes an uneventful 5 years in office, has 36 Congress members, 26 BJP, 1 Himachal Lokhit Party (later merged with BJP) and 5 independents, in a house of 68 members. For Congress, besides the cases against the Chief Minister, the anti-incumbency factor could also create some trouble. Chief Election commissioner AK Joti announced that the last date of filing nomination is October 23, polling would take place on November 9, but the result would be declared ... (more...)
S. Korea, US to hold joint Navy drills S. Korea, US to hold joint Navy drills
- October 13, 2017

The South Korean and U.S. navies will kick off high-profile joint drills off the coast of the Korean peninsula next week, the allies announced on Friday. Reportedly armed with more than 150 Tomahawk tactical missiles with a range of around 2,000 km, the 18,000-ton MI is one of the largest submarines in the world . (more...)
New Orleans police officer dies in shootout New Orleans police officer dies in shootout
- October 13, 2017

The officer was patrolling the area of Tower Lane and Lake Forest Blvd. when he saw something suspicious, according to NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison. Police were evacuating residents from apartments near the scene as the situation developed. He is in a local hospital, and will be charged once he is released. (more...)
5 players charged after incident at Grundy Co. High School 5 players charged after incident at Grundy Co. High School
- October 13, 2017

The cell phone has been sent to the TBI. Grundy County head football coach Casey Tate has been suspended from coaching duties after the incident, according to director of schools Jessie Kinsey. He said they may have wedged a door open after practice the night before. "We're still investigating how they got access to the field house". The students are to be on house arrest until their first court appearance on Monday morning. (more...)
Uber set to appeal London license loss Uber set to appeal London license loss
- October 13, 2017

The appeal hearing is likely to be on December 11, according to a spokesperson for the United Kingdom judiciary office. "I think we are very conscious of the fact that 40,000 people do earn money through Uber in London". Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi met transport commissioner Mike Brown last week to discuss the firm's future in the capital. In an open letter after the ban, Khosrowshahi admitted that the company has "got things wrong along the way" and apologized for any ... (more...)
Former chancellor calls on May to sack current chancellor Former chancellor calls on May to sack current chancellor
- October 13, 2017

Many in Westminster reckoned that Lawson was taking his cue from the Daily Mail, which published a scathing editorial this morning calling Hammond "dismal, defeatist [and] relentlessly negative" and even went as far as suggesting that he could be replaced by Jacob Rees Mogg. (more...)
Turkish army begins setting up observation positions in Syria's Idlib Turkish army begins setting up observation positions in Syria's Idlib
- October 13, 2017

Turkish officials were not immediately available to confirm the report but the official Anadolu news agency earlier reported several armoured personnel carriers, ambulances and containers massing on the Syrian border. They agreed on four such ceasefire zones in Syria as a prelude to negotiations. The Turkish army is backing pro-Ankara Syrian rebels, who will need to oust HTS members in the area to allow Iranian, Russian and Turkish forces to implement the de-escalation zone. (more...)
Jay Shah can be probed if there is evidence, says RSS Jay Shah can be probed if there is evidence, says RSS
- October 13, 2017

Chaturvedi was in Goa to address media on the ongoing controversy surrounding Amit Shah's son business. "The figure in question is turnover not profit". engaged in negligible activity and recorded losses of Rs 6,230 and Rs 1,724 respectively. All the transactions happened through cheques and banks", he said. (more...)
Hundreds stand up to domestic violence in annual men's march Hundreds stand up to domestic violence in annual men's march
- October 13, 2017

Each year in Hawaii, 50,000 women between the ages of 18 and 64 are harmed by domestic violence. The signs, "happy" and "hope", could refer to the elimination of circumstances leading to domestic violence. In Virginia, a total of 1,575 victims were served in one day during 2016, according to Taeshae Traynham, domestic violence sexual assault case manager for Tri-County Community Action Agency. (more...)
GJM supporters clash with police, violence spread in Darjeeling once again GJM supporters clash with police, violence spread in Darjeeling once again
- October 13, 2017

Trouble started around 5 am when a police search party raided a hideout inside the forest near Patlebas, a stronghold of Gurung, acting on information that he was hiding there. Police recovered 6 AK-47 rifles, 19 mm pistol, ammunition, bombs and bomb making material, according to West Bengal ADG Law and Order, Anuj Sharma. (more...)

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