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Centre to initiate sustained dialogue to solve Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh Centre to initiate sustained dialogue to solve Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh
- October 23, 2017

Addressing a press conference in Civil Secretariat Srinagar , Mehbooba without naming Hurriyat said that all stake holders should respond positively to the offer so that guns will stop blazing. In another supplementary question on previous reports of interlocutors gathering dust in the home ministry, he said, "You can not pre-judge that this initiative will not be successful". (more...)
Congress fields 40 star campaigners for Himachal Pradesh polls 2017
- October 23, 2017

Besides this, the list also includes the names of senior Congress leaders like Ambika Soni, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh , Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Sheila Dikshit. (more...)
Viral video shows NSW road rage driver hitting himself with own vehicle Viral video shows NSW road rage driver hitting himself with own vehicle
- October 23, 2017

Eventually, the auto hits the other vehicle behind him. He tries to walk towards the auto behind him but gets hit by his own vehicle as it begins rolling backwards. The video, which was uploaded to Facebook page Dashcam Owners Australia , has been viewed more than 389,000 times since it was shared nine hours ago. (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Now Focused on Podesta Group Special Counsel Robert Mueller Now Focused on Podesta Group
- October 23, 2017

The Podesta Group describes itself as a "top-ranked, bipartisan team of global public affairs specialists". The Podesta Group, chaired by Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's brother, Tony Podesta, was one of six lobbying firms working on the ECMU campaign, which ran from 2012 to 2014 and was created to help secure Ukrainian entry into the EU. (more...)
Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call
- October 23, 2017

The pregnant widow of a fallen US soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between Donald Trump and a Florida representative says the phone call from the president left her angry and crying. As some latecomers settled into their seats, Lamiyah Williams sang "Withholding Nothing" which she said was one of Johnson's favorite songs. She said she still hasn't been able to see her husband's body. (more...)
More witnesses to depose in Dar case today More witnesses to depose in Dar case today
- October 23, 2017

However, the court has sought reply from Dar regarding the application. The second witness - Masood Ghani, the operations manager in a private bank - later gave his testimony regarding Dar's bank account, the Dawn reported. The reference pertaining to Dar's owning assets disproportionate to his known sources of income was filed by the NAB in light of the Supreme Court's July 28 judgment in the Panama Papers case. (more...)
Thunderstorms, soaking rain ahead as run of dry weather ends in NJ Thunderstorms, soaking rain ahead as run of dry weather ends in NJ
- October 23, 2017

Chance of rain 40%. Monday will start off with light winds, but it will become breezy during the evening with wind gusts around 30 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind around 10 miles per hour. Steady temperature around 59. South wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. (more...)
Cub Scout's Gun Control, Race Questions Get Him Kicked Out Cub Scout's Gun Control, Race Questions Get Him Kicked Out
- October 23, 2017

The organisation faced harsh criticism this summer, after President Donald Trump used a speech at its national jamboree to rail against "fake news" and Barack Obama, boast about beating Hillary Clinton and reminisce about his hedonistic life in NY. (more...)
Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday Catalan parliament to decide response to Madrid on Thursday
- October 23, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced on Saturday he was seeking to trigger Article 155 of the Spanish constitution allowing the central government to intervene in running Catalonia, after the region voted in favor of independence from Spain in a banned October 1 referendum. (more...)
Clippers guard Milos Teodosic out indefinitely with plantar fascia injury Clippers guard Milos Teodosic out indefinitely with plantar fascia injury
- October 23, 2017

He was carried off the floor after initially struggling to put some weight on his injured foot, but the Serbian guard eventually managed to hobble towards the locker room. Patrick Beverley , who is already in the starting lineup, and Austin Rivers are among the options head coach Doc Rivers can call upon should Teodosic be sidelined for an extended period of time. (more...)
McConnell Says He'll Call Vote on Bipartisan Health Bill If Trump Approves McConnell Says He'll Call Vote on Bipartisan Health Bill If Trump Approves
- October 23, 2017

McConnell said he's "not particularly concerned" about recent criticisms the president has lodged against the Senate GOP's inability to advance his priorities. Asked if he would put it up for a vote this week, McConnell, the Senate majority leader, punted to Trump. "This is a good compromise". Trump told Fox News his attacks on Republican senators over their legislative failures were meant to be motivational , to push a divided party towards success on healthcare and tax. (more...)
Brexit dinner with 'tormented' Theresa leaves a bitter aftertaste… again Brexit dinner with 'tormented' Theresa leaves a bitter aftertaste… again
- October 23, 2017

After the dinner, a joint statement was released agreeing to accelerate Brexit talks. The leaks, published by German publication Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ( FAZ ), state that as well as the PM seeming "anxious", "despondent, "discouraged", and "tormented", she also allegedly needed to use the 'utmost force to avoid losing her temper". (more...)
Putrajaya seeks Interpol's help in the hunt for Jho Low Putrajaya seeks Interpol's help in the hunt for Jho Low
- October 23, 2017

The Justice Department in August asked a judge to put on hold a dozen-plus civil forfeiture lawsuits seeking more than US$1 billion in assets in the USA, the United Kingdom and Switzerland while it conducts a criminal investigation. DiCaprio and Kerr have turned over the items to US authorities and promised to cooperate in the 1MDB probe. The lawsuits also said $681 million from 1MDB was transferred to the account of "Malaysian Official 1", which US and Malaysian sources have previously ... (more...)
North Korea threat is critical, imminent, Japan tells US, South Korea North Korea threat is critical, imminent, Japan tells US, South Korea
- October 23, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis embarked yesterday on a trip to reaffirm the enduring USA commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, defense officials announced yesterday. (more...)
New airport security checks for ground staff New airport security checks for ground staff
- October 23, 2017

Transport Minister Darren Chester says the new checks strengthen existing controls by ensuring airport staff are authorised and appropriately trained before entering secure areas. Independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who has in the past called for tighter security for airport workers, told ABC Radio the new measures were not strict enough. (more...)
New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes
- October 23, 2017

Ms Ardern said she would lobby for changes to the agreement at next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. But she said the economy must deliver for all New Zealanders. She insists her Labour government believes in free trade and will do so in the future. "How can you claim you've been successful when you have growth roughly three per cent, but you've got the worst homelessness in the developed world?" "The measures for us have to change", she said. (more...)
USA prepares to put B-52 nuclear bombers on high alert USA prepares to put B-52 nuclear bombers on high alert
- October 23, 2017

North Korea had recently called on its citizens to be ready for a nation-wide struggle against "war thirsty" US President Donald Trump and his "gangster-like moves for domination and aggression". But preparations reportedly include renovating rooms at Barksdale Air Force base in Louisiana where the B-52 teams can sleep near paintings that include one with a picture of the bomber and the phrase "Peace The Old Fashioned Way". (more...)
Cops bust woman, her two kids for armed Long Island robberies Cops bust woman, her two kids for armed Long Island robberies
- October 23, 2017

News 12 is told Rick Mascia allegedly pulled out a knife and demanded cash while his mother was waiting for him in a auto parked outside, where the pair was then arrested. "This is like shocking to me", said Christina Borgese, who lives across the street from Lauren Mascia in Mastic Beach. Borgese said Mascia is an attentivemotherto her daughter, who is in kindergarten. (more...)
Australian teacher shot dead in Kenya Australian teacher shot dead in Kenya
- October 23, 2017

It's believed the mother-of-two, originally from Armidale, had just dropped off her son at a friend's home. The relationship between the pair had broken down and Maina was seeking custody of their two children, he said. UPDATE: DFAT has confirmed that it is assisting Gabrielle's family. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said it was likely Ms Maina was 'killed (by) a fatal gunshot wound during a robbery on the 19th (of October)'. (more...)
French President's Dog Interrupts Meeting By Peeing On Ornate Fireplace
- October 23, 2017

Macron was in a meeting with junior ministers when Nemo decided it was time to take a slash in the fireplace , something those in the meeting were quick to notice . "You have sparked a totally unusual behaviour in my dog ", Mr Macron said. As noted by the Guardian , Nemo isn't alone when it comes to misbehaving in the president's residence. (more...)
Maduro amenaza con repetir elecciones en estados que ganó la oposición Maduro amenaza con repetir elecciones en estados que ganó la oposición
- October 23, 2017

Además de Laidy Gómez , fueron electos los candidatos a gobernadores de la oposición en los estados de Zulia y Mérida, ambos en el oeste, así como de Nueva Esparta y Anzoátegui, en el este del país. Maduro dijo que devolverá a la Gobernación de Miranda una serie de competencias que le había retirado a Capriles, al establecer una Gobernación paralela para manejar recursos públicos. (more...)
John McCain Slams Wealthy Draft Dodgers In Apparent Swipe At Trump John McCain Slams Wealthy Draft Dodgers In Apparent Swipe At Trump
- October 23, 2017

Four were granted because Trump was in college. 'That is wrong. That is wrong. "That is wrong. If we are going to ask every American to serve, every American should serve". McCain's comments come as tensions between him and the commander-in-chief continue to escalate. He remained imprisoned by the Vietnamese for another five years. (more...)
New charge for polluting vehicles to tackle London's 'lethal air' New charge for polluting vehicles to tackle London's 'lethal air'
- October 23, 2017

Almost all vehicles will have to comply with what's called the Euro IV exhaust standard, that's a set limit on the pollution a vehicle is allowed to emit. Other initiatives include the launch of the world's first "Ultra Low Emission Zone", which would mean that all vehicles, except taxis, had to adhere to minimum emission standards. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Earns "Market Perform" Rating from BMO Capital Markets
- October 23, 2017

The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 7 with "Outperform". The brokerage presently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Cibc Asset Inc reported 114,887 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0.95% or 89,912 shares in its portfolio. Tradewinds Ltd Company owns 8,403 shares or 0.68% of their USA portfolio. (more...)
Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) Given a $180.00 Price Target at KeyCorp
- October 23, 2017

The stock increased 1.24% or $1.77 on October 20, reaching $144.75. The stock had a trading volume of 2,269,677 shares. Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE: PXD ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, August 13. (more...)
New State Law Gives Health Care to Firefighters With Cancer New State Law Gives Health Care to Firefighters With Cancer
- October 23, 2017

Starting in January, the bill will provide support for treatment for life-threatening forms of cancer including lung, prostate, breast, lymphatic, blood, digestive, urinary, neurological, reproductive and melanoma. For some volunteer firefighters, battling flames isn't their only fight. The bill was spurred by studies that show firefighters are contracting cancer after years of fighting fires inside structures where material containing carcinogens is burning. (more...)
Congratulations! Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani blessed with a baby girl Congratulations! Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani blessed with a baby girl
- October 23, 2017

Esha's pregnancy was announced in April 2017 and since then she has updating her fans about her pregnancy by sharing photos on Instagram. With both the mother and the child doing fine, Esha Deol will be discharged from the hospital on Monday. (more...)
Kerala: Scolded by teachers, Class 10 student jumps off school building, dies Kerala: Scolded by teachers, Class 10 student jumps off school building, dies
- October 23, 2017

The relatives have told police that she was reportedly scolded by the teachers for picking up a fight with other class mates. They alleged that the victim was made to sit with boys as punishment. The girl had suffered grievous injuries on her head and spine. The investigation is on, a senior police officer said. The girl jumped from the school building soon after lunch break. (more...)
Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed CBI Special Director Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed CBI Special Director
- October 23, 2017

Mr Asthana, a 1984 batch police service officer, headed the state Special Investigation Team that probed the burning of Sabarmati Express in Godhra in February 2002. "Rakesh Asthana's name figures in the diary of Sterling Biotech case, on which CBI itself has registered an FIR", ANI quoted him as saying. The FIR was filed by the CBI's Delhi unit on August 30 against three senior Income Tax Commissioners for accepting bribes from the Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech and Sandesara Group of ... (more...)
Mewis, Press lead USWNT to dominant win over South Korea Mewis, Press lead USWNT to dominant win over South Korea
- October 23, 2017

During the 2017 season, McCall Zerboni was the heartbeat in the middle of the pitch for the NC Courage. In 2017, she was a key player on the Courage roster and helped to lead them to win the league Shield as well as their second consecutive championship match. (more...)

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