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London and Manchester attacks fuelled biggest annual rise in hate crime London and Manchester attacks fuelled biggest annual rise in hate crime
- October 17, 2017

The report also noted that race hate crimes, which made up the vast bulk of all hate crimes, had increased after a man drove a auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London killing four people before stabbing a policeman to death outside parliament. (more...)
AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet AirAsia staff accused of 'screaming' as flight plummets 20000 feet
- October 17, 2017

Flight QZ535 returned safely on Sunday to the airport at Perth city where numerous 145 passengers spoke to media about the fear and confusion on board. AN INVESTIGATION has begun into a terrifying mid-air emergency on an AirAsia flight from Perth to Bali that prompted one passenger to contact her family because she thought she was going to die. (more...)
Baby suffering critical facial injuries after assault at Brisbane home Baby suffering critical facial injuries after assault at Brisbane home
- October 17, 2017

The alleged attack left even seasoned emergency services workers shaken, with Regional Duty Officer Inspector Daniel Bragg describing paramedics first on the scene as "visibly distressed". Forensic officers remained at crime scene throughout the day, sifting through bins and collecting other evidence. "This is the worst-case scenario", he said. (more...)
Backed forces recapture ISIS' de-facto capital of Raqqa Backed forces recapture ISIS' de-facto capital of Raqqa
- October 17, 2017

Fighting on Monday night and Tuesday has focused on Raqqa's National Hospital and the nearby city stadium, two central positions in which IS was well entrenched. The loss of the one-time capital comes after ISIS has ceded control of large swaths of its territory, which once stretched through northern Iraq through Syria to the country's border with Turkey. (more...)
At Least 10 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan At Least 10 Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan
- October 17, 2017

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the October 17 attack in Gardez, the capital of Paktia Province, bordering Pakistan. According to the officials, the attackers exploded a explosive-filled vehicle near the entrance of the centre to facilitate a group of man to enter the premises and launch their assault. (more...)
The Exelixis' (EXEL) The Exelixis' (EXEL) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc
- October 17, 2017

BidaskClub upgraded Exelixis from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Talk of Brexit power-grab behind us, claims United Kingdom minister Talk of Brexit power-grab behind us, claims United Kingdom minister
- October 17, 2017

However, his claim that "talk of a power grab is now behind us" was immediately rejected by the Scottish and Welsh governments , who said they would still be unable to support the legislation unless it was substantially changed. Welsh Labour MPs, as well as Plaid Cymru and SNP MPs have submitted amendments to the bill, which is now in its committee stage, to protect the devolved powers. (more...)
Afghan envoy in Pakistan calls for 'Taliban swap' Afghan envoy in Pakistan calls for 'Taliban swap'
- October 17, 2017

The meeting, which is expected to focus on implementing commitments, especially Pakistan's promises, regarding fighting terrorism in its tribal regions, is taking place without the participation of the Taliban. The Daily Times quoted a Taliban leader as saying that Pakistani officials conveyed the message to the group leaders in a recent interaction. The Haqqanis are one of the strongest factions in the Afghan Taliban insurgency and have earned a fearsome reputation for their vicious attacks ... (more...)
Man Charged in Nabra Hassanen's Death Indicted on Capital Murder Count Man Charged in Nabra Hassanen's Death Indicted on Capital Murder Count
- October 17, 2017

Darwin Martinez-Torres, 22, of Sterling, is charged with murder in the death of the popular student at South Lakes High School in Reston. After the hearing, many of those who were forced to leave the courthouse rallied on a plaza under a large US flag, chanting "Justice for Nabra ". (more...)
Turkish Government Extends State of Emergency for Fifth Time Turkish Government Extends State of Emergency for Fifth Time
- October 17, 2017

Consulate employee in Turkey, Hurriyet Daily reports. "Planes going to or coming from the Kurdistan Regional Government will not be able to use Turkish air space", government spokesman Bekir Bozdag told a news conference following a cabinet meeting where the decisions were taken. (more...)
Equine trainer checks into Kentucky motel with her horse Equine trainer checks into Kentucky motel with her horse
- October 17, 2017

She made a little joke at the reception desk, asking the clerk if the policy extended to her horse. "It's all about getting a calm connection first. Because I will totally take you up on that offer"'. As fellow motel guests took photos and videos of the unusual scene, Partridge wasn't anxious about Blizz potentially ringing up a big cleaning bill with an ill-timed bathroom break in the room. (more...)
Human Remains Found Inside Crocodile As Investigation For Missing Woman Continues Human Remains Found Inside Crocodile As Investigation For Missing Woman Continues
- October 17, 2017

Police can confirm human remains have been located inside a crocodile which was removed by officers from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) at Mowbray River near Craiglie overnight. Queensland Environment Minister Steven Miles said residents and visitors to far north Queensland must remain vigilant to the threat posed by crocodiles. (more...)
Shannon Airport remains open during Hurricane Ophelia Shannon Airport remains open during Hurricane Ophelia
- October 17, 2017

The airlines in question are contacting passengers directly in relation to any services that have been affected. "For safety reasons, there will be a reduction in the number of aircraft from all airlines that can land each hour at Heathrow". (more...)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
- October 17, 2017

The company has market cap of $90.55 billion. The stock declined 0.04% or $0.02 reaching $54.63 per share. About 1.49M shares traded or 77.48% up from the average. Old Natl Bank & Trust In holds 0.7% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 263,020 shares. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. (more...)
WWE TLC lineup: Four matches advertised for Sunday's Raw brand event WWE TLC lineup: Four matches advertised for Sunday's Raw brand event
- October 17, 2017

Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose were able to retain their tag team titles against Sheamus and Cesaro. Sunday will be the first time that Kane has wrestled this year. Alicia Fox via submission: For the second straight week, Fox tapped out via the Banks Statement. Later, during Banks' backstage interview, Fox brutally attacked her from behind and pushed down referee Darrick Moore, which brought her an undisclosed fine. (more...)
Police renew appeal for Stokes witnesses Police renew appeal for Stokes witnesses
- October 17, 2017

He was arrested on 26 September hours England's win over the West Indies in their third ODI match on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, but was released. Stokes will not travel with England to Australia on October 28, though the European Central Bank have not made a decision on his participation in the five-Test series, which starts on November 23. (more...)
Police accuse teen "Dr Kitty" in unlicensed plastic surgery
- October 17, 2017

It is alleged that a woman responded to Wang's advertisement, going to the basement of a home in the Bayview Ave. and Sheppard Ave. After a few weeks, the woman developed an infection, and corrective surgery by a licensed plastic surgeon was required. (more...)
AAA Oklahoma Encourages Talking With Teens About Safety On The Road AAA Oklahoma Encourages Talking With Teens About Safety On The Road
- October 17, 2017

It's widely believed that cell phones are the most common cause for vehicle crashes among teens, but AAA says otherwise. Kicking off National Teen Driver Safety Week , Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White on Monday announced teen driving deaths have decreased by more than half. (more...)
MPs can stop no-deal Bexit, says Labour's McDonnell MPs can stop no-deal Bexit, says Labour's McDonnell
- October 17, 2017

He added that his amendments were not meant to reverse leaving, but to bind "ultra-right" members of the Cabinet to ensure the United Kingdom got the best Brexit deal. Grayling told Marr: 'We have a hugely impressive track record in the world. Mr Clarke has tabled amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill in a bid to ensure Britain has as smooth an exit as possible. (more...)
Multiple Stabbings At Parsons Green Tube Station Multiple Stabbings At Parsons Green Tube Station
- October 17, 2017

The two others have been taken to hospital "as a priority". One man died at the scene and two others were rushed to hospital. Police and paramedics are now at the scene on Parsons Green Lane and both the road and tube station was shut off by officers, police said. (more...)
Man Found Dead After Barricading Himself In Burning Leominster Home Man Found Dead After Barricading Himself In Burning Leominster Home
- October 17, 2017

There was a heavy police presence near the house, with Leominster police officers, Massachusetts State Police STOP team members, K-9 units and State Police negotiators nearby to handle the hectic scene. Meanwhile, a State Police crisis negotiator attempted to communicate with the man. Police say when they went to the home, he barricaded himself inside and refused to come out. (more...)
Israel approves first new settlement in UNESCO-protected Hebron in 15 years Israel approves first new settlement in UNESCO-protected Hebron in 15 years
- October 17, 2017

She said the move will be appealed. Palestinians claim the West Bank for part of their future state. Settlement advocates say even though there has been a number of announcements of new settlement construction, only a fraction may actually be built in the end, Reuters reports . (more...)
Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market
- October 17, 2017

But in Florida, the president's executive order would lead to a financial windfall for Obamacare insurers and better coverage options for numerous 1.4 million Floridians with an ACA plan, health policy experts say. Among his suggestions to the department are broadening rules to allow more small employers and other groups to form what are known as " association health plans " and to sell low-priced, short-term insurance. (more...)
U.S. to face Portugal in football friendly U.S. to face Portugal in football friendly
- October 17, 2017

The U.S. men's national team will play a friendly in Portugal on November 14, both countries' federations announced on Monday. Changes to the game plan in the second half did not help the tired US men's team and the match was at a standstill until the whistle blew at the 90-minute mark. (more...)
Leaked - 2018 Jeep Wrangler is here through owner's manual and user guide Leaked - 2018 Jeep Wrangler is here through owner's manual and user guide
- October 17, 2017

A traditional soft top and removable hard top are also both available. Much of this was already known, but the biggest thing to note is the power top which can not be removed unlike the top on the JK Wrangler. The push-button start and power top are new for this iteration, but other niceties will include keyless entry, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors and a backup camera, according to the newly - albeit unceremoniously - debuted user's guide . (more...)
Man rescued from Taliban didn't believe Trump was president Man rescued from Taliban didn't believe Trump was president
- October 17, 2017

Mr Boyle said the children were now 4, 2 and "somewhere around 6 months". Speaking to the Associated Press in an email Boyle explained that he and his wife had always wanted a big family. Next to her were her two older children. So imagine how Joshua Boyle felt, after being rescued from five years of isolated captivity in Afghanistan , when he found out that the man he knew as a reality television star was president. (more...)
Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC is a boatload of amphibious battles Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC is a boatload of amphibious battles
- October 17, 2017

The devs announced that the next BF game would not come out until 2018. The third expansion of Battlefield 1 will bring 4 all new maps, 6 new weapons, an Infiltrator Elite Class , L-Class Destroyer, C-Class Airship, a new epic Operation and more. (more...)
Russian Trolls Trained by Watching 'House of Cards' Russian Trolls Trained by Watching 'House of Cards'
- October 17, 2017

The mission of the agency was broadly to erode trust in the American government and "To cause unrest, cause discontent [and] lower [President] Obama's rating", Maksim said. He said he and others in his department were ordered not to refer to Russian Federation in their posts or to try to promote Moscow's viewpoint. "That could always get you a couple of dozen 'likes'". (more...)
Congressional candidate describes close encounter with aliens, visit to spaceship
- October 17, 2017

Aguilera - the mother of Bettina Inclan Agen , former Republican National Committee Hispanic outreach director, and mother-in-law of Jarrod Agen, Vice President Pence's deputy chief of staff - said the ET visits began when she was 7 years old. (more...)
Warrant: Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on Warrant: Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on
- October 17, 2017

The father of two toddlers who were found dead inside their Atlanta home last week says he learned that something awful had happened to his sons when the boys' mother contacted him through a video call and showed their bodies lying on the floor. (more...)

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