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People Wounded in 3 Brooklyn Shootings Overnight, Police Say
- October 18, 2017

A 31-year-old man was shot in the chest, a 15-year-old boy was grazed in the arm, a 46-year-old man was grazed in his right leg, and a 21-year-old man was shot in the back. He was treated at Kings County Hospital , where he's listed in stable condition, police said. Police arrested Anthony Fuller, 23, a few blocks away carrying a loaded Kel-Tec 9mm pistol , police said. (more...)
'Yes' has big lead in same-sex marriage vote 'Yes' has big lead in same-sex marriage vote
- October 18, 2017

The Newspoll found that 65 per cent of Australians have already voted, while 19 per cent will "definitely" vote, and six per cent "probably will" vote. The result will be declared on Wednesday, November 15. Anyone who has not received their ballot, or damaged their form in some way, can request a replacement from the ABS up to 6pm on Friday October 20. (more...)
Medicare open enrollment starts soon Medicare open enrollment starts soon
- October 18, 2017

Humana Medicare plans offer members the choice of no or low monthly plan premiums, low co-payments for doctor visits and annual routine physicals, coverage for most annual screenings at no charge, a broad network of physicians, specialists and hospitals, and emergency coverage anywhere in the world. (more...)
Kamal Haasan apologises for supporting demonetisation
- October 18, 2017

Haasan had, back when demonetisation was announced on November 8, 2016, tweeted in support of the move. The actor had earlier supported demonetisation, saying that the "move has to be celebrated across political party lines". The "Vishwaroopam 2" actor also revealed that many people who have a fair knowledge of economics called him and criticized him for his pro-government stance. (more...)
Democrats Only Want To Increase Taxes, 'That's All They Are Good At!' Democrats Only Want To Increase Taxes, 'That's All They Are Good At!'
- October 18, 2017

It aims to spur revenue by cutting taxes for US businesses and earners, including the country's wealthiest. "We will lift our people from welfare to work, from dependence to independence, and from poverty to total attractive prosperity", Trump said. (more...)
Vic ditches single-use plastic bags Vic ditches single-use plastic bags
- October 18, 2017

Experience in other jurisdictions shows that banning lightweight plastics ban can lead to undesirable results, including increased use of heavier duty plastics, which can have an even greater environmental impact. State Minister For The Environment Lily D'Ambrosio is expected to unveil a timeline for the phasing out on Wednesday. QLD, NSW and WA governments have also signalled their intentions to ban plastic bags by mid-2018. (more...)
Mufti Qavi arrested in Qandeel Baloch murder case Mufti Qavi arrested in Qandeel Baloch murder case
- October 18, 2017

Police conducted raids at his home and seminary to arrest him but sources said Qavi had left for Jhang where he had "personal commitments". Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad Khan conducted the hearing of the case during which Mufti Qavi flee from the court after his bail plea was dismissed. (more...)
FBI Admits Comey Cleared Clinton Before Interview
- October 18, 2017

New evidence shows former FBI Director James Comey made a decision on Hillary Clinton's email case months before she was interviewed. The agency titled the release of the documents: "Drafts of Director Comey's July 5, 2016 Statement Regarding Email Server Investigation". (more...)
Morata boosts Chelsea ahead of Roma clash Morata boosts Chelsea ahead of Roma clash
- October 18, 2017

Former Norway striker Flo believes Chelsea could still mount a title charge and pointed to last season when they went on a 13-match winning streak after dropping seven points in the first six. "I could take a risk on Saturday to force Morata to play against Crystal Palace , but I'm not so stupid". Meanwhile, Roma striker Edin Dzeko has warned his team to expect a Chelsea backlash. (more...)
Nine States Sue Feds for Records on Immigration Crackdown Nine States Sue Feds for Records on Immigration Crackdown
- October 18, 2017

OR is joined in the suit by Washington, California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. ICE is arresting illegals at a 43 percent uptick compared to this time previous year, and because sanctuary cities don't allow local law enforcement to aid ICE in detention efforts, the Trump administration is looking to for space in those cities. (more...)
Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police
- October 18, 2017

Parents told the Newcastle Herald the pool was in lockdown when they went to pick up their children from swimming training. In a statement, police said the 17-year-old needed medical assistance and was treated by paramedics at the scene. (more...)
Google celebrates first ever studio for electronic music with a doodle Google celebrates first ever studio for electronic music with a doodle
- October 18, 2017

These instruments were precursors to the modern synthesiser, and the studio's progressive example made way for pioneering German krautrock bands from Kraftwerk to Can. Artists, musicians, composers and more from all around the world came to this studio to experiment with new equipment and technologies that were exclusively present in the studio and mixed unique beats and tracks to create music that is so popularly loved today. (more...)
Authorities searching field near Richland College for missing 3-year-old Authorities searching field near Richland College for missing 3-year-old
- October 18, 2017

These searches were done with numerous officers and the assistance of a law enforcement drone task force and K9's", the statement said. "Fields, creeks and wooded areas were some of the searched locations". The FBI has now been brought in on the search, according to ABCDFW, and authorities remain hopeful she'll be found safe. "And they've refused to speak to us further". (more...)
David Jolly: 'Is the Republic Safer' With Dems in Majority?
- October 18, 2017

The push to impeach President Donald Trump could soon receive a major boost, with one Democratic lawmaker claiming that a Republican could support his planned articles of impeachment. In private, these Republicans will "tell you, by their words and by their expressions, that they would like to see an end" to the commander in chief's presidency. (more...)
Why Raila spent night at Jimi Wanjigi's home Why Raila spent night at Jimi Wanjigi's home
- October 18, 2017

Police in Nairobi also raided Wanjigi's house in Muthaiga. Dennis Onyango, Raila's chief communicator, said via a statement that the Opposition leader was at the home which was turned upside down by Recce Squad officers earlier in the day, to keep watch over the situation. (more...)
Victoria, the best city in canada for a woman
- October 18, 2017

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice. There are global examples that point the way, including the Canadian experience. "Let's connect each other and figure out what we need to do to make this better'". (more...)
South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI
- October 18, 2017

South Africa have been on cruise mode throughout this series against Bangladesh and will be looking to continue in the same vein in the second ODI. Chasing 279, South Africa achieved the target in 42.5 overs thanks to double-century opening stand between Amla and De Kock. Here we are! 2nd ODI of the three-match series - after a two-Test series - and Bangladesh are yet to register a win on this tour . (more...)
Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast
- October 18, 2017

Abdur Razzaq Cheema, the police chief in Quetta , says 22 people were also wounded, several critically. Television pictures showed the burnt wreckage of the vehicles. Quetta is the capital of Baluchistan province, which has been the scene of a low-level insurgency by Baluch separatist groups. No one has claimed that shooting. (more...)
Credit Suisse to be targeted by activist hedge fund Credit Suisse to be targeted by activist hedge fund
- October 18, 2017

Hedge fund RBR Capital - which has called for a breakup of Credit Suisse (CS +0.7%) - has "hardly any skin in the game", says Harris Associates' David Herro , who owns 9% of the bank. RBR argues a break up could double the bank's current market capitalisation. Credit Suisse was not immediately available for comment. Credit Suisse's (S:) largest shareholder wants the bank's management to consider parts of the break-up plan proposed by an activist investor, including shifting the group's ... (more...)
Hockey Asia Cup 2017: Pakistan to face Malaysia on Wednesday Hockey Asia Cup 2017: Pakistan to face Malaysia on Wednesday
- October 18, 2017

Korea, on the other hand, were far from impressive as they finished second in Pool B behind the ever-improving Malaysia . Playing under a new chief coach Sjoerd Marijne, the Indians have produced some splendid hockey all through the tournament displaying attractive one-touch hockey, which they are known for. (more...)
Iran routs Mexico to advance to quarterfinals Iran routs Mexico to advance to quarterfinals
- October 18, 2017

They tested Iranian goalkeeper Ali Gholamzadeh several times. However, Iran recovered and exerted their prowess, holding the ball well in the Mexican half to close out the match and reach their first-ever quarter-final in this event. Soon, Mexico found their breakthrough in the 37th minute when Roda thumped in a volley from near the edge of the area from a rebound to reduce the goal difference to one. (more...)
Houston man rescued after 6 days in manhole Houston man rescued after 6 days in manhole
- October 18, 2017

A rescue team then set up a tripod and lowered firefighters into the manhole in a harness, bringing the victim up to safety around 3:15 a.m. Thanks to the rescuers, Jason Courtney is alive. Firefighters say the man seemed thin and apparently injured his ankle falling down the 10-foot hole, but he is expected to be okay. "That was his main complaint". (more...)
UK Intelligence Chief Says Terror Threat Is Worst Of Career UK Intelligence Chief Says Terror Threat Is Worst Of Career
- October 18, 2017

He said: "We've seen a dramatic up-shift in threat this year". Parker, on or hand, said that number of personnel working at MI5 was increased from 4,000 to 5,000 in line with increasing threats. Mr Parker said attacks could accelerate "from inception through planning to action in just a handful of days". "Many more will have been prevented by the early interventions we and the police make", Parker said. (more...)
Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HGH) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 18, 2017

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 90.27% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Sun Life Financial INC boosted its position in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.'s average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 1.1 percent during the past 12 months. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Hartford Financial, 1 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 3 recommend "Hold". (more...)
CSA, TSX outline expectations for issuers with United States marijuana activities
- October 18, 2017

Now, these markets are going to begin a deep dive of their existing issuers to ensure they, too, are compliant with U.S. federal law. Canada has a national, regulated medical marijuana industry and plans to legalise pot for recreational use by mid-2018. (more...)
Institutional Investors Lead Shift in World Acceptance Corp (NASDAQ:WRLD) Sentiment
- October 18, 2017

The hedge fund run by Charles Clough held 118,459 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $30.46 million, down from 122,420 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Acceptance Corporation had a net margin of 35.13% and a return on equity of 32.24%. (NASDAQ:CACC) on Tuesday, August 1 to "Hold" rating. The rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, August 26. (more...)
George Soros transfers $18 bn to his foundation
- October 18, 2017

Soros declined the paper's request for an interview about the move. According to federal filings from 2014, the OSF holds assets totaling roughly $1.757 billion, with total annual revenues of just over $173 billion. He was also a vocal advocate for failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , and is an avowed foe of President Donald Trump - and is thought to be a financier behind organized Antifa ("anti-fascist action") riots and the anti-Trump "resistance" movement. (more...)
'Paolo' intensifies into severe tropical storm 'Paolo' intensifies into severe tropical storm
- October 18, 2017

PAGASA said Paolo may intensify further into a typhoon within 24 to 36 hours. It is moving north northwest at a slightly faster 17 km/h from the previous 15 km/h. Tropical storm Paolo entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) at around 11 a.m. on Monday. Cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila and Calabarzon, which is made up of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. (more...)
Kenyan election official says process is flawed Kenyan election official says process is flawed
- October 18, 2017

On September 1, Supreme Court ordered IEBC to conduct fresh presidential election that is in accordance with the constitution within 60 days. A senior official from the Kenyan electoral commission has fled the country. "The problem we have is a political crisis and can not be solved by the IEBC alone", Akombe said in a statement announcing her resignation. She said the legal advice is skewed to fit partisan political interests. (more...)
Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)
- October 18, 2017

Bridgewater Assoc L P has 19,503 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500. Millennium Management Llc decreased Abb Ltd (ABB) stake by 39.3% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE: HES ) or 5,025 shares. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was raised too. 04/28/2016 - Hess Corporation was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at UBS. (more...)

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