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Apple Watch loses cellular service in China Apple Watch loses cellular service in China
- October 19, 2017

According to a Wall Street Journal report, standalone wireless service available on certain models of the Apple Watch Series 3 has been shut down just one month after the device became available. China Unicom said only that LTE access had been offered 'on a trial basis, ' while Apple stated only that it was aware of the issue, referring further enquiries to the carrier. (more...)
Political divisions remain in Kenya ahead of polls Political divisions remain in Kenya ahead of polls
- October 19, 2017

The board, known as the IEBC, set the meeting for 1130 GMT in Nairobi but then said it had been postponed to an unspecified date and time. Kenya's polls chief cast doubt Wednesday on his organisation's ability to hold a credible vote next week, as opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to disrupt the election with mass protests. (more...)
BJP targets Congress, says come clean on Bofors scam BJP targets Congress, says come clean on Bofors scam
- October 19, 2017

In an interview to private news channel, Michael Hershman of the private investigation group Fairfax Group had alleged that the government led by the late Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi created obstruction in his investigation. He said he also received threat to his life. "Why would Rajiv Gandhi engage with corrupt officials of the BCCI who were known across the world for financial fraud and money-laundering?" "Why would a Congress leader, the then Prime Minister of the country, choose to ... (more...)
Former Tulsa Cop Shannon Kepler Found Guilty Of Manslaughter Former Tulsa Cop Shannon Kepler Found Guilty Of Manslaughter
- October 19, 2017

Sentencing for Kepler is set for November 20th. You might also be interested in. . He told investigators he fired because he thought Lake had a gun, but police found no weapon at the scene or on Lake. Three previous trials over the past year failed to reach verdicts on murder charges, with frustration over the resulting mistrials leading to criticism that the juries had a low number of black members. (more...)
8 foreign terrorists among remaining Maute group members 8 foreign terrorists among remaining Maute group members
- October 19, 2017

The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the U.S. "most wanted terrorists" list, was killed on Monday in the battle to reclaim a militant-held Philippines city, officials said. Streets in Marawi were littered with machine gun bullet casings and rubble, including a van and twisted roofing sheets piled up on sidewalks. The surprise occupation of the city and the involvement of foreign fighters set off alarms in Southeast Asia and the West. (more...)
Senators To Propose New Regulations For Political Ads Online Senators To Propose New Regulations For Political Ads Online
- October 19, 2017

Facebook declined to comment on the record about the partnership, but was keen to stress that it did not work directly with Secure America Now, only the campaign's ad agency, and that it was the agency's idea to perform the experiment. "When we find ads that violate these policies, we immediately disapprove and stop showing them". Working with Harris Media , a digital public affairs firm, Facebook reportedly designed a case study for different formats using an anti-Islam video titled "Are We ... (more...)
First Lady Melania Trump donates inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian First Lady Melania Trump donates inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian
- October 19, 2017

There have been a few unusual happenings in and around the famous Oval Office since the Trumps occupied the White House , and on Wednesday, it seems as if they took an even more freaky turn. One person commented on Barton's post, "Oh my lord. I am freaking out". As you may remember, during the 2016 election a similar theory floated around pro-Trump and Russian troll social media accounts concerning Hillary Clinton, who was said to be-in addition to a murderer and a criminal-flagrantly ... (more...)
Trump denies disrespecting grieving family Trump denies disrespecting grieving family
- October 19, 2017

Later on Wednesday morning, Wilson pushed back against the president in a Twitter post: "I stand my account of the call with @realDonaldTrump and was not the only one who heard and was dismayed by his insensitive remarks". "I always feel badly". No White House protocol demands that presidents speak or meet with the families of Americans killed in action - an impossible task in a war's bloodiest stages. (more...)
See what is Michigan's favorite candy See what is Michigan's favorite candy
- October 19, 2017

Take a look at the map and see what each state chose as their favorite Halloween candy! While people in fat states like MS and Arkansas are most often enjoying 3 Musketeers bars and Jolly Ranchers this time of year, Michiganders are gnawing on candy corn . (more...)
Cornwall braces for Storm Brian Cornwall braces for Storm Brian
- October 19, 2017

Storm Brian , described as a rapidly deepening depression in the mid-Atlantic, is expected to fill as it tracks over parts of Ireland overnight Friday and early on Saturday. The Met Office also said delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely in some areas, and we may experience a short-term loss of power and other services on Saturday. (more...)
Did Russia, FBI And Dems Fund 'Fake' Dossier Together? Trump's Just Asking Did Russia, FBI And Dems Fund 'Fake' Dossier Together? Trump's Just Asking
- October 19, 2017

Trump's tweeted speculation came a day after two officials with the intelligence firm that commissioned the dossier past year appeared before the House Intelligence Committee but invoked their constitutional privilege not to provide testimony. (more...)
Not all love marriages are 'love jihads': HC Not all love marriages are 'love jihads': HC
- October 19, 2017

Hearing a habeas corpus petition with regard to an inter-religious marriage of Kannur-native Sruthi and Anees Ahammed, the Court observed that all "love marriages" should not be counted as "love jihad" or "ghar wapsi". Sruthi's parents then moved a habeas corpus petition alleging that their daughter was abducted by Anees, who forcefully converted her to Islam and married her under religious customs. (more...)
Business park shooting with 'multiple' injuries reported near Baltimore Business park shooting with 'multiple' injuries reported near Baltimore
- October 19, 2017

Those who were injured were in critical condition at the shock trauma center in Baltimore. The suspect in is identified as 37-year-old Radee Prince. Students are ordered to stay inside and no visitors are permitted. By 10:15 a.m., he said, he and six other customers and employees were locked inside the store and could see emergency personnel outside. (more...)
Police responding to active threat at University of Missouri Police responding to active threat at University of Missouri
- October 19, 2017

No further details on the subject's appearance or location were released until 11:38 a.m., when MU Alert reported that she was possibly seen near Memorial Union. Several alerts said she was walking through part of campus. The buildings are made out of white limestone. The school's campus is not on lockdown. (more...)
Demi Lovato promises 'recovery is possible' as she details struggle with bulimia Demi Lovato promises 'recovery is possible' as she details struggle with bulimia
- October 19, 2017

Those close to Lovato quickly realized that the "Stone Cold" singer was still struggling with the same issues that caused her to seek treatment. Here are five things we learned after watching the doc. Another wrote: "Demi, I loved your documentary". And like I still love Wilmer. "I've known her since we were 7 - and we did fall apart for a while", Gomez told Seventeen in January 2014 of her and Lovato's relationship. (more...)
Volvo's Polestar Electric Cars Will Be Sold Online Volvo's Polestar Electric Cars Will Be Sold Online
- October 19, 2017

The investment will be mostly used in establishing a Polestar manufacturing facility in Chengdu, China, radically shortening the time Polestar needs to launch a new model into the market among other things. Plans for two further Polestar models were also announced. The Polestar 3 will follow, giving Polestar a battery electric SUV to sit between the flagship 1 and the 2 in terms of pricing and volume. (more...)
StanChart closed accounts linked to S.Africa's Gupta family in 2014
- October 19, 2017

Former minister Lord Hain has written to the chancellor expressing concerns about the possible role of British banks in South African money laundering. Hain asked the authorities to investigate Zuma, 10 of his family members, 11 Gupta family members, and five other associates, as well as 14 entities linked to them. (more...)
Mersal Movie Second / 2nd Day Collections: Mersal Box Office Collections Mersal Movie Second / 2nd Day Collections: Mersal Box Office Collections
- October 19, 2017

Vivegam had earned Rs 1.21 crore on first day of release, surpassing Rajinikanth's Kabali's Rs 1.12 crore collection, Indian Express reported. In India, it got around 2500 screens which is a huge number. Directed by Atlee, Mersal tells the story of Vetri and Maaran, who fight against medical mafia. The actor plays three different roles, but there's not distinction between the characters, except that they're all badass and angry young men. (more...)
CIA Fires Very Good Girl For Refusing To Be A Narc CIA Fires Very Good Girl For Refusing To Be A Narc
- October 19, 2017

Lulu, the smallest puppy in her class, was training at Fairfax County Police Department in Virginia when she started exhibiting disinterest in the program. Thank you, CIA , for having Lulu's best interests at heart'. The CIA then made the "extremely hard decision to do what's best for Lulu and drop her from the programme". (more...)
Graham and Paul's Bickering Gets Tax Overhaul Off to a Rocky Start Graham and Paul's Bickering Gets Tax Overhaul Off to a Rocky Start
- October 19, 2017

However, the Republican odds of passing a budget resolution improved unexpectedly when Senator Thad Cochran returned to the Senate despite an illness and said in a statement that he looked forward to "taking part in the debate on the budget and tax cuts". (more...)
United Nations urges de-escalation after Iraqi forces retake Kirkuk United Nations urges de-escalation after Iraqi forces retake Kirkuk
- October 19, 2017

An Iraqi Judicial Court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Vice President Kosrat Rasool for his remarks about Iraqi and Shiite armed forces which assailed the Kurdish-held province of Kirkuk earlier this week. (more...)
Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen
- October 19, 2017

Lobbing paper towels at people may have been a presidential first, but the trip itself was routine. Trump made the remark at an impromptu press conference in the White House Rose Garden after being asked why he had not yet addressed the four USA soldiers killed in Niger on October 4. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony says playing for Knicks wasn't fun anymore Carmelo Anthony says playing for Knicks wasn't fun anymore
- October 19, 2017

The last few years - and particularly the 2016-17 campaign - were filled with problems between Anthony and the front office. Anthony's public back-and-forth with former Knicks president Phil Jackson became a distraction last season and into the offseason before Anthony made a decision to waive his no-trade clause to come to Oklahoma City in a trade that sent Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott to NY. (more...)
43 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army camp in Kandahar
- October 19, 2017

Thursday's attacks take the number of suicide and gun assaults on security installations this week to four and increases the total death toll to more than 120, including soldiers, police and civilians. Spokesman Dawlat Wazir said that 10 attackers were killed in the clashes. Among the dead in those attacks were at least 36 members of the Afghan security forces, including a senior provincial police commander. (more...)
Inside Meghan Markle and Princes Harry's secret meeting with The Queen Inside Meghan Markle and Princes Harry's secret meeting with The Queen
- October 19, 2017

Harry, I understand, was introducing his American actress girlfriend to the Queen. The couple - who made several public appearances together at this year's Invictus Games - were driven into the inner courtyard before being taken to the Queen's private sitting room on the first floor which overlooks the palace gardens and Constitution Hill at around 5pm. (more...)
US Mideast Envoy: Palestinians Must Commit to Nonviolence US Mideast Envoy: Palestinians Must Commit to Nonviolence
- October 19, 2017

Jason Greenblatt , U.S. President Donald Trump's special envoy for the peace process , issued on Thursday the first American response to the Palestinian reconciliation deal between Hamas and Fatah . "If Hamas is to play any role in a Palestinian government, it must accept these basic requirements", he added, referring to the Middle East Quartet's requirements. (more...)
Meeting you energises me, Modi at Diwali celebrations with jawans
- October 19, 2017

In an unannounced visit, Modi arrived at Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF soldiers posted along the LoC, officials said. "To accomplish the dream of "New India", this is a golden opportunity for all of us to work together". Sources said that the Prime Minister will be received by the Chief of the Army staff. (more...)
'Greek Freak' Giannis praised as 'MVP candidate' by Celtics coach Stevens 'Greek Freak' Giannis praised as 'MVP candidate' by Celtics coach Stevens
- October 19, 2017

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward has shared a heartfelt message to his supporters following the shocking injury he suffered in Boston's National Basketball Association season opener against Cleveland. Antetokounmpo's 37 points were the third-most in his career. It's going to be a tall task, but the Celtics have no choice but to try and move on from the loss of Hayward as they return home to face the young Bucks. (more...)
Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin to undergo further tests on knee Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin to undergo further tests on knee
- October 19, 2017

To see him go down the first game, it has to be tough for him. Losing Lin would mean increased responsibilities for the Nets' backups such as Caris Levert and Isaiah Whitehead. "I hope he's OK". Man, it happens, honestly. When you jump in the air, it's a high-risk. "We'll check it out later in the week what's going on". The 29-year-old point guard was assisted back into the locker room, limping heavily. (more...)
Ousted Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Indicted On Corruption Charges
- October 19, 2017

Sharif's indictment came even though he and lead defence counsel Khawaja Haris Ahmed are both overseas. Sharif's lawyer Amjad Parvez has told media there is no objection to the NAB's investigation as long as it is done legally. The charge sheet was read in the courtroom in presence of Maryam Nawaz, her spouse Capt (r) Safdar, and Zafir Khan, who appeared on behalf of his client Nawaz Sharif. (more...)

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