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Callista Gingrich confirmed as Trump's ambassador to Vatican
- October 17, 2017

Sen. Dianne Feinstein wasn't the only Democrat voting to confirm Callista Gingrich as USA ambassador to the Vatican. Her husband, Newt Gingrich , was raised as a Lutheran who became Southern Baptist during graduate school and ultimately a Catholic in 2009. (more...)
More Than 10000 Additional Rohingya Flee to Bangladesh More Than 10000 Additional Rohingya Flee to Bangladesh
- October 17, 2017

The Under Secretary-General was touring Rakhine State on Tuesday. Dujarric said that in Feltman's discussions with the Myanmar military he "noted that, in the UN's experience, successful counterterrorism efforts do not rely exclusively on security measures" and urged them to support "credible investigations into allegations of human rights abuses by security officials". (more...)
ECHR vs. Yves Rocher case: Alexey and Oleg Navalny were unjustly convicted ECHR vs. Yves Rocher case: Alexey and Oleg Navalny were unjustly convicted
- October 17, 2017

The ECHR on Tuesday ruled that the Navalny brothers' right to a fair trial was violated and that their convictions fell outside the definition of fraud. This was stated by the chairwoman of the CEC of the Russian Federation, Ela Pamfilova, quoted on Tuesday by TASS. The Navalnys lodged a complaint with the ECHR in January 2015. (more...)
Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge
- October 17, 2017

The third ban came in a September 24 presidential proclamation that Trump issued after acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke provided him with a classified report recommending the travel restrictions. Other courts are weighing challenges to the policy. "There's not a shred of evidence, not a shred of evidence, that Department of Homeland Security or the secretary of state has any animus", Mooppan said, adding that the restrictions are also meant to put pressure on foreign ... (more...)
Israel sets conditions on negotiating with Palestinian unity government Israel sets conditions on negotiating with Palestinian unity government
- October 17, 2017

He said "any Israeli remarks will not change the official Palestinian position to move forward with the reconciliation efforts to achieve the hopes and aspirations of our people in ending the division in order to achieve the national project, end the occupation and establish the independent Palestinian state on all the Palestinian territory occupied in 1967, with East Jerusalem as its capital". (more...)
There's bull on the loose in Brooklyn There's bull on the loose in Brooklyn
- October 17, 2017

The insane scene took place Tuesday beginning at around 11 a.m. local time, and it took nearly two hours to capture it. ABC 7 reports the cow made it to the soccer fields at Prospect Park, where NYPD Emergency Services responded with help from NYC's Animal Care Centers. (more...)
Police Respond to Report of Active Shooter at Howard Police Respond to Report of Active Shooter at Howard
- October 17, 2017

Police have shut down several streets in the area. One Washington Post employee cited a friend who works on campus who appeared to confirm the shooter's presence. No shooting has been confirmed yet, but Fox 5 reports that police are responding to a call that came in at 12:05 p.m. Authorities said they are investigating a report of a shooting at Howard University, though they initially found no indication that shots were fired. (more...)
With drug deaths soaring, USA indicts Chinese fentanyl producers With drug deaths soaring, USA indicts Chinese fentanyl producers
- October 17, 2017

Jian Zhang, 38, was indicted in the September 20 in North Dakota for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and fentanyl analogues in the United States, conspiracy to import the drugs from Canada and China, a money laundering conspiracy, an worldwide money laundering conspiracy, and operation of a continuing criminal enterprise. (more...)
House Fire Ignites Hillside; Santa Cruz Mountain Homes Evacuated House Fire Ignites Hillside; Santa Cruz Mountain Homes Evacuated
- October 17, 2017

The firefighter has a broken wrist and cuts to face and is being helped out of the ravine. The fire, by 5 a.m. Tuesday, had already destroyed at least one home, according to Cal Fire. Residents along Deer Creek Road, Rons Road, Dons Road, Lost Valley Road, Favre Ridge and Oak Ridge were evacuated. "The idea is to hit it pretty hard with aircraft and hit it with ground resources at the same time", Sherman said. (more...)
FCC chairman shoots down Trump's threats to revoke NBC's license FCC chairman shoots down Trump's threats to revoke NBC's license
- October 17, 2017

At a conference today, Pai said that he is a strong defender of the First Amendment and that "broadcast licenses can't be revoked due to news content or political speech", according to former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell, who is attending the conference. (more...)
Colorado Springs police arrest juvenile in shooting near school Colorado Springs police arrest juvenile in shooting near school
- October 17, 2017

Howard Black of the Colorado Springs police. A third person, who is an adult, was also stabbed but is expected to survive. Of those three, one was a man; the other two were a little girl and boy, just 5 and 7 years old. All three victims were taken to the hospital. A 5 year old female and a 7 year old male later died from their injuries. "Our violent crimes section are making these interviews as appropriate". (more...)
Denied ration over Aadhaar-linking, Jharkhand girl dies of starvation Denied ration over Aadhaar-linking, Jharkhand girl dies of starvation
- October 17, 2017

More than 360 million Indians - almost one-third of its 1.25 billion people - live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes. Devi, the girl's illiterate mother, said nobody in her family had eaten for days and the young girl simply could not go on. He added that he had given written orders in April that ration cards not linked to Aadhaar cards can not be deleted. (more...)
Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths Twitter blasts Scaramucci Post for posting a poll about Holocaust deaths
- October 17, 2017

Holocaust Memorial Museum. "The intent of the poll was to highlight ignorance of the basic facts of the Holocaust". That is a poll posited by the new media venture from Scaramucci , the Scaramucci Post, which launched this October. The tweet has since been deleted and an apology issued by the Scaramucci Post, the venture started after "The Mooch" was sacked by USA president Donald Trump . (more...)
Postal services and court sittings suspended in the wake of Storm Ophelia Postal services and court sittings suspended in the wake of Storm Ophelia
- October 17, 2017

He said: 'The strong winds will continue but should moderate a little bit compared to what we have seen. "This storm is still very active and there are still very unsafe conditions in parts of the country". A Downing Street spokesman said: 'On Storm Ophelia, the Prime Minister expressed her sympathies for the loss of life and said the UK Government stood ready to provide any support if requested'. (more...)
Man Killed In Accident While Clearing Fallen Tree In Tipperary Man Killed In Accident While Clearing Fallen Tree In Tipperary
- October 17, 2017

Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. He will be reposing at his home No.1 St. Joseph's Avenue, Cahir Rd., Ardfinnan on Wednesday evening from 4pm to 8pm. "She was a very jolly woman, very helpful", local shopkeeper Richard Hurley said. A Garda spokesman said: "Gardaí are at scene of a fatal incident that occurred at Ballybrado, Cahir, Co Tipperary at approximately 12.30pm". (more...)
Leader of Hindu nationalist party RRS killed in northern India Leader of Hindu nationalist party RRS killed in northern India
- October 17, 2017

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has taken up the issue of the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, former Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma said today. The Brutal assassination of RSS Regional Missionary (Parcharak) Ravinder Gosian in Ludhiana on Tuesday Morning have proved total collapse of Law and Order in Punjab. (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar Wants Twitter to Remove Fake Accounts of Arjun and Sara Sachin Tendulkar Wants Twitter to Remove Fake Accounts of Arjun and Sara
- October 17, 2017

Arjun Tendulkar , Anjali Tendulkar, Sara Tendulkar and Sachin Tendulkar at the screening of the biopic "Sachin: A Billion Dreams". The Master Blaster's most recent tweets suggest that he is anxious about his children - Sara and Arjun's public image. (more...)
US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on North Korea US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on North Korea
- October 17, 2017

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan in Tokyo. The deputy secretary of State reportedly said Tuesday that the United States must be "prepared for the worst" if diplomatic efforts to combat North Korea's aggression do not succeed. Japanese vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama also arrived in Seoul to hold three-way talks with Sullivan and South Korean vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam on Wednesday. (more...)
Senior YSRCP Kurnool MP Butta Renuka to join TDP today Senior YSRCP Kurnool MP Butta Renuka to join TDP today
- October 17, 2017

In a setback to the YSR Congress party, Kurnool MP Butta Renuka has chose to call it a day in the Opposition party and is joining the Telugu Desam Party in the presence of Chief Minister N. The YSRC had petitioned the Lok Sabha speaker against Reddy and sought his disqualification under the Anti-Defection Law, but the plea has been pending for over three years. (more...)
Drive For Justice: Killer drivers to face tougher and longer sentences Drive For Justice: Killer drivers to face tougher and longer sentences
- October 17, 2017

The Government plans follow a consultation launched last December. Asked what she would say to otherwise normal people who may occasionally use a mobile phone while driving, she said: "Don't use it and don't speed and don't drink and be grateful you can drive". (more...)
No proposal made on presenting gold biscuits, silver plates to legislators: Shankaramurthy No proposal made on presenting gold biscuits, silver plates to legislators: Shankaramurthy
- October 17, 2017

The Vidhan Soudha celebrations would also see President Ram Nath Kovind address a special joint session of the Karnataka legislature. "Not only are these items ridiculously overpriced, there is even a provision of Rs 5 crore to be paid as GST!" an official in the know of the proposal told ET. (more...)
Nnamdi Kanu's treason trial resumes today, without him Nnamdi Kanu's treason trial resumes today, without him
- October 17, 2017

Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce Kanu in court. While FG was cited as the 1st respondent, Kanu and his three co-defendants were joined as 2nd Respondent to 5th respondents. IPOB through a statement by its media and publicity secretary Emma Powerful said that Dan Ali during the program confirmed that Nigerian Army went in search of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in his home, having previously denied the involvement of the army in his abduction and disappearance since the invasion of the 14th September 2017. (more...)
OECD says reversing Brexit would boost economy OECD says reversing Brexit would boost economy
- October 17, 2017

A report from French think tank OECD on Tuesday said the United Kingdom economy has weakened in the aftermath of its decision to leave the European Union, and a reversal of Brexit would have a "significant" positive impact on growth. "A hard Brexit or walking away without a deal would wreak even more punishment on the United Kingdom economy". Reviving labour productivity growth is a challenge "compounded by Brexit", the OECD said, adding that leaving the European Union could reduce total ... (more...)
Oil prices are up as Iraqi and Kurdish fighting threatens supplies Oil prices are up as Iraqi and Kurdish fighting threatens supplies
- October 17, 2017

The report comes at a time when the price of crude oil saw an increase following the instability in the Northern Iraq, where Iraqi official forces are seeing a tensed confrontation with Kurdish forces. Tension between the United States and Iran is also rising, increasing the global risk premium for oil. "If there [were new sanctions], we expect that several hundred thousand barrels of Iranian exports would be immediately at risk", Goldman said. (more...)
United States Steel Corp. (X) - Critical Levels to Breach
- October 17, 2017

The Volatility 3m of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) is 50.4573. Global X Management Co. 09/05/2017 - United States Steel Corporation was downgraded to "reduce" by analysts at Standpoint Research. The stock's 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $0.23. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. (more...)
'Tasteless' Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled from store 'Tasteless' Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled from store
- October 17, 2017

While Frank is a pivotal part of history, dressing up as a teenager who died during the Holocaust is tasteless at best. Anne Frank is known for the diary she wrote while in hiding from the Nazis in an attic in Amsterdam during the war. HalloweenCostumes.com defended the outfit, saying the costume has "many uses outside of the Halloween season, such as school projects and plays", though it was ultimately pulled from the site. (more...)
Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration
- October 17, 2017

Tom Marino of Pennsylvania is withdrawing his name from consideration as the White House drug czar. As reported in a withering investigation by " 60 Minutes " and The Washington Post , published today on page A1, Marino sponsored the 2016 Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act. (more...)
PM inaugurates first AIIMS like Ayurveda Institute PM inaugurates first AIIMS like Ayurveda Institute
- October 17, 2017

There's a long list of benefits of Ayurveda ", said PM Modi , adding that people are showing interest in traditional medicines. The International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine puts in an article, "India's share in the export of herbals is 2.5 pc of the total global herbal market". (more...)
PMO survives fire scare, no casualty reported PMO survives fire scare, no casualty reported
- October 17, 2017

The room is located on the second floor of PMO. Divisional Fire Officer Gurmukh Singh told ANI that the fire broke out due to a Shock Circuit in UPS used for a computer inside the office.The room belonged to a section's officer. The flames were doused in less than 20 minutes. However it was doused within minutes, PTI had reported. An inverter, a chair and a table were gutted in the fire. (more...)
Boy Survives Niagara Falls Photo Op Tumble Boy Survives Niagara Falls Photo Op Tumble
- October 17, 2017

When officers arrived, witnesses said that a man had been shot in the parking lot and was put into a auto and driven off. A call was then made to police from NF Memorial Medical Center saying a person was brought in with a gunshot wound. They did not say just how close he came to the Niagara River. Information was also gathered that pointed toward Lewis as a suspect and while an information packet was being prepared to disseminate to police personnel, Lewis walked into police headquarters ... (more...)

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