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Swaraj grants visa to ailing Pakistani nationals Swaraj grants visa to ailing Pakistani nationals
- October 19, 2017

Indian Union Minister Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter on Thursday to announce that New Delhi was granting medical visas to all deserving cases pending today on Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights. Even in the last month, Swaraj made an unsparing attack on Pakistan while delivering a speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In response, Swaraj tweeted, "The treatment of your child must not suffer for want of medicine". (more...)
Sanders: Sure, You'll Pay More In Taxes, But You'll Get Free Stuff Sanders: Sure, You'll Pay More In Taxes, But You'll Get Free Stuff
- October 19, 2017

But Sanders fired back, reminding Cruz that President George W. Bush enacted major tax cuts, but the economy lost jobs and the national debt exploaded. With these two loquacious senators, however, the split was crystal clear. The reference to the show created and starring comedian Larry David hits particularly close to Sanders. (more...)
Dead soldier's mother: Trump 'did disrespect my son' in conversation with widow Dead soldier's mother: Trump 'did disrespect my son' in conversation with widow
- October 19, 2017

CNN: U.S. Has Drones And Hundreds Of Troops In Niger - Here's Why - "The killing of four American soldiers in Niger has drawn attention to the role of United States troops in western Africa, where several terror networks roam freely". Sanders said Wednesday that there is a protocol created by the White House Military Office for the president to contact the families. "We should be praising his family, not insulting them". (more...)
Trump appears to changes tune on extending Obamacare subsidy Trump appears to changes tune on extending Obamacare subsidy
- October 19, 2017

Republicans in Congress have made health care reform a major part of their party's platform. In conclusion, Altman emphasized that Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains the law despite all the talks about its future. And while President Trump has moved to end federal subsidies, they are still being provided for 2018. She added that state regulators across the country must now face the reality that premium rate increases will be higher than expected. (more...)
Qatar says Gulf crisis ´undermines´ fight against Daesh
- October 19, 2017

Qatar's emir urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said Wednesday that he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis. base in the region. He said his country is seeking to resolve the crisis through dialogue but Saudi Arabia wants to destabilise Qatar. "So there are a lot of things which undermine. (more...)
Amit Shah to join 'Janaraksha Yatra' on its last day in Thiruvananthapuram Amit Shah to join 'Janaraksha Yatra' on its last day in Thiruvananthapuram
- October 19, 2017

CPM State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has sarcastically commented that BJP national president Amit Shah, who came to Kerala like a lion, saying that he would save Kerala, returned like a rat. BJP had got its supporters from other states, including as far off as Arunachal Pradesh, for the Yatra. "Today's Congress leader is tomorrow's BJP leader", he said and wondered how the party can move along with them (Congress). (more...)
Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check
- October 19, 2017

But the dad told Washington Post that he never heard back from the deadbeat POTUS. Yes, this would possibly put the check on a four-month plus delay. A White House spokeswoman told The Post that the check had now been sent. She did, however, insist "t$3 he check has been sent", adding: "It's disgusting that the media is taking something that should be recognized as a generous and honest gesture, made privately by the President, and using it to advance the media's biased agenda". (more...)
Federal judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for pregnant, undocumented teen Federal judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for pregnant, undocumented teen
- October 19, 2017

At a hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan rebuked the government lawyers. A federal judge has ordered the government to allow a pregnant undocumented teen immigrant in detention in Texas to get an abortion after the Trump administration denied her access to one. (more...)
Mastermind of APS & Bacha Khan University attacks dead
- October 19, 2017

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday named a successor for militant commander Umar Mansoor, the mastermind of the Army Public School attack, along with a formal confirmation that he was dead. President Donald Trump and U.S. officials have accused Pakistan of not preventing militant groups' attacks in Afghanistan from within its territory. (more...)
SC receives extension for becoming REAL ID compliant SC receives extension for becoming REAL ID compliant
- October 19, 2017

Minnesota is getting more time to comply with REAL ID. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a grace period for states to comply with the REAL ID standards. Senator Steve Daines: "By securing an additional extension, we are easing the burden placed on Montana families that want to get on an airplane and giving the state the necessary time to enact the new state law that complies with REAL ID". (more...)
Sanders Responds To Widow Phone Call Uproar Sanders Responds To Widow Phone Call Uproar
- October 18, 2017

Wilson is not only standing by her story, but she is now demanding an investigation into the Niger attack. Trump says Wednesday before a meeting at the White House that he "didn't say it at all". Sanders added that she enjoyed the Cleveland convention in the summer of 2016, but that she is open to having the multi-day event in another location the next time. (more...)
Mnuchin: Tax Failure Would Sink Market Mnuchin: Tax Failure Would Sink Market
- October 18, 2017

If you wanted to give Americans' take home pay a boost but didn't want to cut taxes for the rich, it would be pretty easy. After last November's election, he appeared on CNBC to pledge that wealthy Americans would receive no tax cut whatsoever. (more...)
Haley pushes UN to follow tougher US stance on Iran Haley pushes UN to follow tougher US stance on Iran
- October 18, 2017

Most sanctions on Iran were lifted at the start of 2016 under the nuclear deal brokered by world powers and enshrined in a U.N. Security Council resolution. The statement, made by the Donald Trump administration's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, came even as she asserted that the USA was is open to Security Council reforms. (more...)
Philippine cardinal who fought Marcos' dictatorship dies Philippine cardinal who fought Marcos' dictatorship dies
- October 18, 2017

The country's most senior cardinal was brought to the hospital last October 11 due to fever and shortness of breath but later lost consciousness and remained in coma since then. "President Rodrigo Duterte and Cardinal Vidal had a friendly, cordial relationship". Vidal was the oldest of the four cardinals in the Philippines. (more...)
"Tourniquet Killer" Set To Die
- October 18, 2017

Now 55 years old, Shore was known as the "Tourniquet Killer" during his crime spree, because he strangled his victims to death with an improvised compression device consisting of rope and a tool used for tightening it. "He gave me clues to like four or five different murders and I had no idea". He was convicted in 2004 and sentenced to death. Shore through his lawyer asked that the jury find in a manner that convicted him with the possibility of getting the death penalty by determining ... (more...)
Govt announcement on Thursday: Peters Govt announcement on Thursday: Peters
- October 18, 2017

The "other matters" weren't explained but it's likely they were ministerial positions for NZ First MPs and the form of the next government. National was holding a late-morning meeting ahead of Peters' announcement, and the NZ First caucus would also meet. (more...)
Ronaldo urges Real Madrid to sign Thibaut Courtois Ronaldo urges Real Madrid to sign Thibaut Courtois
- October 18, 2017

He said: 'Cristiano has to win it, there's no question about that, it's very hard to be up there, it would be a dream. Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has identified Marcus Rashford as a possible striker, if a move for Tottenham superstar Harry Kane fails to materialise, report Don Balon . (more...)
'Sex brings down kingdoms': Massive prostitution sting results in 277 arrests 'Sex brings down kingdoms': Massive prostitution sting results in 277 arrests
- October 18, 2017

After responding to an ad online, Scott drove a leased auto, which was paid for by the government, to the location where he met the undercover detective, Tampa Bay Times reports . Marine Corps and several pharmacists. "We hold our own accountable". Scott solicited sex from an undercover detective who was operating as part of a sting called " Operation No Tricks, No Treats ", meant to sweep up suspects seeking prostitution and human trafficking operations. (more...)
Police watchdog investigating man's death after 4.5-hour standoff in Revelstoke Police watchdog investigating man's death after 4.5-hour standoff in Revelstoke
- October 18, 2017

RCMP are investigating the discovery and have not yet confirmed the man's identity. According to a media release from the RCMP, the man was originally pulled over in the 700-block of Victoria Road in Revelstoke just before 1:30 p.m. home on Sunday. Officers said there was no response, and when they eventually approached the vehicle, a man was discovered dead inside. Police said on Monday morning the death appeared suspicious, but update in the afternoon indicated new details led police ... (more...)
Northern Ireland power-sharing talks have stalled, says Brokenshire Northern Ireland power-sharing talks have stalled, says Brokenshire
- October 18, 2017

The latest date for an executive to be formed to pass a budget is the week beginning 6 November, the NI secretary of state has said. "If I had given evidence to this committee last week I might have indicated some momentum, more progress". (more...)
Florida declares emergency before white nationalist's speech at the University Florida declares emergency before white nationalist's speech at the University
- October 18, 2017

But the brewery offered an alternative. In a message to students, President Fuchs said, "The values of our universities are not shared by Mr. Spencer". Students are wondering if the event will turn violent. Alligator Brewing posted an update to its Facebook , saying it stands by its pledge and "will support our community of unity, peace, and strength". (more...)
Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN), MoSys, Inc. (MOSY) Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN), MoSys, Inc. (MOSY)
- October 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 70.82% the S&P500. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: " Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Stake Lessened by California State Teachers Retirement System" was originally reported by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. (more...)
Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak announces presidential bid Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak announces presidential bid
- October 18, 2017

She was decidedly apolitical and until recently, refused to criticize he r rumored godfather, President Putin. As an independent candidate, Sobchak will have to collect 300,000 signatures of support. Seen as a party girl, she also had her own reality show called "Blonde in Chocolate", which she once presented from a bubble bath. Last December, however, she spoke at an opposition rally protesting the results of the Duma parliamentary elections, and began dating one of the movement's ... (more...)
Nearly half think media fabricate Trump reports Nearly half think media fabricate Trump reports
- October 18, 2017

At 76 percent, Republicans were most apt to view the news regarding the president and his administration as fake. Even 20 percent of Democrats agree that the media makes up stories about Trump, however, most Democrats, 65 percent, disagree. (more...)
A Mississippi School Named After A Confederate Will Be Renamed After Obama A Mississippi School Named After A Confederate Will Be Renamed After Obama
- October 18, 2017

The official declaration would put the public school system in the state's hands, which would have halted the community's renaming efforts. The newspaper reports Davis Magnet International Baccalaureate World School is in Jackson, Miss, and is a predominantly black public elementary school. (more...)
Man abducted child in Wisconsin, chase with stolen vehicle ends near Lafayette
- October 18, 2017

That person called police. In Indiana, Newton County deputies chased Brown to I-65, when Indiana State Police get involved. Investigators say at one point, Brown was driving the wrong way. He rolled down his window and tried to get the other man to take the girl from him. Police say the girl has a few scratches, but she is in good condition. (more...)
Day, Leishman and Scott return to PGA TOUR Day, Leishman and Scott return to PGA TOUR
- October 18, 2017

Ruffels has received a sponsor's invitation to play the event, a potentially career changing opportunity if he can produce his best golf this week. I played well on the weekend last week and put in some good work these last two days. International Presidents Cup members Marc Leishman and Anirban Lahiri also could make some noise. Defending champion: New tournament. Keegan Bradley is worth pondering at 33/1, with the American finishing second behind to runaway victor Perez (28/1) at last ... (more...)
Law restricting face coverings approved in National Assembly Law restricting face coverings approved in National Assembly
- October 18, 2017

If the bill is passed individuals working in government jobs, and people receiving public service are to show their face, prohibiting all garments that cover the face. Quebec recently expanded the law to include services provided by municipal and public transit services. The two main opposition parties, the Parti Québécois and Coalition Avenir Québec, have argued the legislation doesn't go far enough. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation recovers missing children, arrests traffickers Federal Bureau of Investigation recovers missing children, arrests traffickers
- October 18, 2017

Agents and other first-responders staged stings in hotels, casinos, and truck stops, as well as on street corners and Internet websites. In Georgia, Atlanta FBI's Metro Atlanta Child Exploitation Task Force (MATCH) and Child Exploitation Task Forces (CETF) in Savannah and Augusta participated in Operation Cross Country XI. (more...)
Theresa May defends football referee Tory MP Douglas Ross Theresa May defends football referee Tory MP Douglas Ross
- October 18, 2017

Ross last officiated a European club football match in August when he ran the line at the Europa League qualifying match between NK Domzale and Marseille. "I have said previously that on some of these debates we may say to MPs that if you feel that your time could better be spent elsewhere then..." Mrs May replied that Mr Ross's constituents would be pleased to have a Conservative MP, saying that "the Scottish Conservative members are doing more for the interests of Scotland in this ... (more...)

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