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Rose McGowan goes off on James Corden's Harvey Weinstein jokes Rose McGowan goes off on James Corden's Harvey Weinstein jokes
- October 15, 2017

Just days after several actresses had exposed movie exec for years of sexual harassment and sexual assault, Corden made several casual jokes about the offences - jokes which many in the audience, and on social media, found to be in poor taste. (more...)
Iran Closes Border With Kurdish Iraq Over Independence Referendum Iran Closes Border With Kurdish Iraq Over Independence Referendum
- October 15, 2017

The Iranian authorities on Sunday blocked its border crossing points with the region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq in response to controversial independence referendum held by the region last month, the media reported. "As we have announced, Iran has closed its air space to the Iraqi Kurdistan region at the request of Iraq's central government", Qasemi told ISNA. In the immediate aftermath of the illegitimate referendum, Baghdad banned worldwide flights from entering KRG-controlled areas and ... (more...)
School District Pulls To Kill a Mockingbird From Curriculum School District Pulls To Kill a Mockingbird From Curriculum
- October 15, 2017

The book was pulled mid-curriculum following a series of complaints from parents. It was an administrative and department decision, a member of the school board said, and not something that the school board voted on. Superintendent Arthur McMillan released a statement Thursday saying, "There are many resources and materials that are available to teach state academic standards to our students". (more...)
General Motors Added To The List Of Automakers Supplied With Substandard Metals General Motors Added To The List Of Automakers Supplied With Substandard Metals
- October 15, 2017

The company announced that re are more inaccurate data available in 9 types of products. The venture's products are "not at this point" included in the probe, he added. Tokyo Electric said the piping, which it bought for use at its Fukushima Daini nuclear power station, near Fukushima Daiichi, had not been checked to ensure it met size requirements. (more...)
Anil Sharma, Sukh Ram leaving Congress was 'expected': Virbhadra Singh Anil Sharma, Sukh Ram leaving Congress was 'expected': Virbhadra Singh
- October 15, 2017

In the 1993 Assembly poll, his son Anil Sharma won from Mandi but after Sukh Ram's name surfaced in the Telecom scam, he was expelled from the Congress and formed Himachal Vikas Congress (HVC) which entered into a post-poll alliance with BJP and joined the government. (more...)
24 passengers on-board Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express suffer food poisoning, hospitalised 24 passengers on-board Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express suffer food poisoning, hospitalised
- October 15, 2017

In yet another incident that has hit Indian Railways , as many as 24 passengers felt ill in a suspected case of food poisoning after consuming meals from the onboard pantry of Karmali-Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Tejas Express on Sunday, as per an PTI. (more...)
Tillerson on Whether Trump Has 'Castrated' Him: 'I Checked, I'm Fully Intact' Tillerson on Whether Trump Has 'Castrated' Him: 'I Checked, I'm Fully Intact'
- October 15, 2017

CNN host Jake Tapper repeatedly asked him about the allegation, but Tillerson insisted he would not play "games" by answering. "These are the games of Washington". Even though the State Department denied the comment , Tillerson refused to answer Tapper and instead talked about the problems with the culture of Washington, D.C. (more...)
India v/s Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey India v/s Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey
- October 15, 2017

At the end of first quarter, both the teams were goalless. But the superiority of India reflected in comparing the scorelines of two teams against Japan. "What happened in London was different", asserted Pakistan skipper Mohammad Irfan on the eve of the match. Against Bangladesh India earned as many as 13 penalty corners but could make use of just two.Less than a month into his new job replacing the legendary Roelant Oltmans, tomorrow's game can be considered for coach Marijne biggest ... (more...)
Trump wrong to end reimbursements Trump wrong to end reimbursements
- October 15, 2017

Since the funding for those cost-sharing reduction payments, which go right to insurance carriers to lower the co-payments, deductibles and co-insurance, were never appropriated by Congress, the Trump administration chose to "discontinue" them. (more...)
Polls open as Sebastian Kurz, 31, tipped for Chancellor Polls open as Sebastian Kurz, 31, tipped for Chancellor
- October 15, 2017

The People's Party, which has shifted from centrist to right-wing positions, is leading in the pre-vote polls. Voting in a snap election in Austria is now underway, with head of the People's Party (OVP) Sebastian Kurz, 31, projected to obtain more than 30% of the vote and become the EU's youngest leader. (more...)
Toll climbs to 34 in Rohingya boat capsize in Bangladesh Toll climbs to 34 in Rohingya boat capsize in Bangladesh
- October 15, 2017

The refugees are fleeing a military operation in which security forces and Buddhist mobs have killed men, women and children, looted homes and torched Rohingya villages. Kabir, the forest official, said that the elephant habitat was under threat and that the passages used by the animals to move from one place to another have been encroached by human settlements. (more...)
Four troops killed in landmine blasts in Pakistan Four troops killed in landmine blasts in Pakistan
- October 15, 2017

Joshua Boyle and his American wife and three children were freed after five years of captivity at the hands of the Haqqani network, a notorious militant group that operates on both sides of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Sympathising deeply with the bereaved families, the prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the martyred souls, who sacrificed their lives while defending the motherland against evil forces, and grant of courage to the families to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude. (more...)
Police officer shot dead at Texas university, suspect in custody Police officer shot dead at Texas university, suspect in custody
- October 15, 2017

University spokesman Chris Cook says campus police brought Daniels, suspected of drug violations to police headquarters on Monday. Court documents show that Daniels is charged with the possession of a stolen firearm, a.45 caliber semi-automatic pistol. (more...)
Natural disaster sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test Natural disaster sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test
- October 15, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's open to the possibility that negotiations can steady tensions between the USA and nuclear-armed North Korea . "I think that would look really bad, and I think North Korea is going to notice", she said . (more...)
Audrey Azoulay Wins Vote To Be Next UNESCO Chief Audrey Azoulay Wins Vote To Be Next UNESCO Chief
- October 15, 2017

Azoulay, a latecomer to the race, might have benefited in the final round from the rivalry between Qatar and Egypt. Azoulay would become the second French leader of the organization since Rene Maheu served as director-general in 1961-74. His programme, launched two years ago, included a new vision to restore the cultural renaissance of the organisation under the slogan "Towards a New Beginning for Unesco". (more...)
List of Wineries Affected by the North Bay Wildfires List of Wineries Affected by the North Bay Wildfires
- October 15, 2017

The majority of the grapes this vintage had been harvested before the fires began on Sunday, though some Cabernet remains on the vines. Along the Silverado Trail in one of the hardest hit areas, Robert Sinskey Vineyards still stands, though the historic house behind the winery burned, as does Regusci, Stags Leap Winery, Shafer Vineyards, and many others (at the time of this report, the only winery fully confirmed to have burned down along the trail is Signorello Estate-but owner Ray ... (more...)
Met Éireann issues heavy wind warnings in wake of Hurricane Ophelia Met Éireann issues heavy wind warnings in wake of Hurricane Ophelia
- October 15, 2017

A status orange warning is in place for the rest of the country on Monday, with wind speeds of between 65-80km/h expected, and gusts of between 110-130km/h. The alert, which takes effect from 6am on Monday, warns of "storm force winds, heavy rain and high seas". In consultation with Met Éireann, the local authority will continue to monitor the situation over the weekend. (more...)
State falls to TCU, 26-6 after three weather delays State falls to TCU, 26-6 after three weather delays
- October 15, 2017

The weather made it tough on both teams to stay amped and ready to roll because of the down time in between the scheduled kickoff and actual kickoff, but the Horned Frogs adapted on the fly. TCU set a physical tone on its third drive of the game with the game still scoreless. It was recovered by Horned Frogs linebacker Montrel Wilson. (more...)
Body cut into three found in fridge in South Delhi flat Body cut into three found in fridge in South Delhi flat
- October 15, 2017

The victim has been identified as Uttarakhand native Vipin Joshi, they said. The key accused, Badal Mandal, in the case is Joshi's co-worker and close friend. "Vipin was a bar tender and Badal is an employee at the kitchen", the officer said. Joshi's disappearance was brought to the police's notice on Thursday after one of his relatives called his mobile phone multiple times and failed to get a response. (more...)
Counting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll Counting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll
- October 15, 2017

Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar had earlier claimed the by-poll would be a "referendum" on the Modi government. Jakhar, who is the Punjab Congress president, was leading over Salaria by over 14,000 votes after four rounds of counting. The counting is being conducted in centres in Gurdaspur and Pathankot towns. -Counting of votes to begin shortly. The high-stakes Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll recorded a 56per cent voter turnout on October 11, lower than 70.03 percent recorded in the 2014 ... (more...)
Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting
- October 15, 2017

The university's website says the school, located about 24 miles south of Richmond, was celebrating the final day of its homecoming. Additionally, those sources said that several fights broke out in the wake of the shooting. The station adds that if anyone has information about the incident, contact Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or 804-524-5411. VSU is holding homecoming festivities this weekend. (more...)
Texas A&M 19, Florida 17 Texas A&M 19, Florida 17
- October 15, 2017

Prior to the Aggies' first hostile environment in SEC action on Saturday - they had defeated Arkansas in overtime at a neutral site - A&M (5-2, 3-1) needed to break open a fourth quarter tie with Nicholls State, overcome a third quarter deficit against Louisiana-Lafayette and fourth quarter deficits against the Razorbacks and SC. (more...)
Number of defectors from N.Korea falls Number of defectors from N.Korea falls
- October 15, 2017

In a statement published by North Korean state news agency KCNA, Pyongyang said it warned several times that it will counteract any threat to its national security. must know it's not hard for the DPRK nuclear force to wipe out its war forces and USA mainland is within our striking range". Under the current government shipbuilding strategy, Canberra is investing AU$89 billion (US$70 billion) to produce 12 new submarines, 12 offshore patrol vessels and nine new frigates, which will be ... (more...)
Après les Etats-Unis, Israël se retire aussi — UNESCO Après les Etats-Unis, Israël se retire aussi — UNESCO
- October 15, 2017

Les Etats-Unis souhaitaient depuis cet été réexaminer ses liens avec l'Unesco après un événement qui n'avait apparemment pas plu à Donald Trump . Les États-Unis conserveront pourtant un statut d'observateur , a précisé la diplomatie américaine. (more...)
Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment
- October 15, 2017

Also, if anyone has access to Donald Trump's tax returns (which many believe to be damaging) Larry's got 10 million reasons why you might want to call up his office. To succeed, prosecution requires blameless confirmation. "That's why I am making this offer". In the advert, Mr Flynt also argues that Mr Trump's "worrisome" ability to "trigger a nuclear world war" is one of the more "horrifying" reasons Trump should be impeached. (more...)
Shares in Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Purchased by Banco BTG Pactual SA
- October 15, 2017

The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 7 by Bank of America. Todd Asset Management LLC now owns 729,985 shares of the bank's stock worth $18,549,000 after acquiring an additional 6,470 shares during the period. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 8th. Volume was down 99.75% under the stocks average daily volume. (more...)
Ryan to feuding Trump and Corker: 'Talk it out' Ryan to feuding Trump and Corker: 'Talk it out'
- October 15, 2017

Regarding Bannon, Ryan said: "It's a free country". The Tennessee Republican suggested Trump was a man-child in an "adult day care center" and could lead the USA on the path to World War III. "Those are not random events, folks". As well as pledging that Trump would see a massive victory in 2020, Bannon also encouraged the crowds at the conference to back the president, telling them: "The president needs our support more than ever". (more...)
North Korea preparing for another ballistic missile test North Korea preparing for another ballistic missile test
- October 15, 2017

In response, reports stated that North Korea might now be preparing to launch another ballistic missile. A number of sources estimated that North Korea would conduct another launch close to October 10, which is the anniversary of the founding of the party led by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. (more...)
Canadian held hostage in Afghanistan says militants killed his child Canadian held hostage in Afghanistan says militants killed his child
- October 15, 2017

He did not immediately elaborate. The Pakistan government issued a statement on Thursday to confirm the news of the rescue of the Canadian family with the help of an operation carried out by the troops and intelligence agencies of the country. (more...)
The world's ' most unreachable island ' flights have begun The world's ' most unreachable island ' flights have begun
- October 15, 2017

Airlink's Embraer E190-100IGW aircraft was due to land at 1.15pm local time (2.15pm BST) on Saturday but ended up touching down at 1.58pm (2.58pm BST). After further trials this summer the weekly service between Johannesburg and St Helena was passed as safe. Previously travel to and from the tiny island with its population of just 4,255 was only possible on the RMS St Helena, which took around six days to complete the journey from South Africa. (more...)

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