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James Comey Confirms Gizmodo Report
- October 23, 2017

Another tweet referenced Reinhold Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer, which famously asks God to grant serenity to the things someone can not change. 'Actually I'm not even mad. "Ok, in light of this latest tweet, I will confirm that @ FormerBu is, in fact, James Comey himself", Wittes tweeted on Monday. Flatiron Books announced in August that it had bought Comey's forthcoming book about government, ethics and leadership. (more...)
Sessions says feds will go Al Capone on MS-13 Sessions says feds will go Al Capone on MS-13
- October 23, 2017

His remarks, delivered at the the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Center City, represented an extension of Sessions' months-long focus on MS-13, a violent gang with links to Central America that police officials have connected to recent killings in Long Island; suburban Washington, D.C.; and elsewhere in the United States. (more...)
Cambridge puts Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis online
- October 23, 2017

However, the thesis, submitted in 1966, may not be a stroll in the park for most. "Anyone, anywhere in the world should have free, unhindered access to not just my research, but to the research of every great and enquiring mind across the spectrum of human understanding". (more...)
Tillerson Pays Surprise Visit To Afghanistan Tillerson Pays Surprise Visit To Afghanistan
- October 23, 2017

Tillerson and Ghani met at Bagram Air Base, north of the Afghan capital, where they "reaffirmed the U.S". He also underscored the ongoing USA commitment to stabilizing the war-ravaged country. It was Tillerson's first trip to the country as Secretary of State, and came several weeks after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis paid an unannounced visit. (more...)
Two wounded in South Surrey shooting Two wounded in South Surrey shooting
- October 23, 2017

When officers arrived at the scene, they found two victims suffering from gun shot wounds. According to a witness at the scene, the victims were a man and a woman, though this has not been confirmed by police. There may be road closures and traffic disruptions in the area to allow the investigation to be conducted. "The area surrounding the scene will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time". (more...)
EPA cancels scientists' presentation on climate change at RI conference
- October 23, 2017

Robinson Fulweiler, a Boston University ecosystems ecologist, echoed King's critique in an interview with the Washington Post , calling the EPA's move an "abuse of power". Oczkowski was expected to address climate change among other issues affecting the bay in a keynote address, according to the Times . The enhancements have drawn the ire of Democratic lawmakers. (more...)
Police name toddler who died in fall from West Yorkshire tower block Police name toddler who died in fall from West Yorkshire tower block
- October 23, 2017

The incident was reported to police at about 5.10pm on Saturday.Attempts were made to save the toddler who, witnesses said, was naked as he fell on to the cobbles. He saw police activity in the block on Saturday night but did not know what happened until he saw the news this morning. Despite the efforts of people at the flats in the Barkerend area of the city, police said it was quickly apparent that he had died. (more...)
Alpesh Thakore already a Congress member, party doing drama: Ravi Shankar Prasad Alpesh Thakore already a Congress member, party doing drama: Ravi Shankar Prasad
- October 23, 2017

The decision of Other Backward Class leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress is seen as party's expanding base in the state but not in a major way as BJP believes the community vote has tilted towards the rival which has leaders like Bharatsinh Solanki in its ranks. (more...)
Southern CA Preps for More Heat, Fire Danger Southern CA Preps for More Heat, Fire Danger
- October 23, 2017

Conditions were likely to remain critical until Tuesday night. The state is still reeling from this month's "fire siege", which saw more than 30 major wildfires, some of which are still burning. Winds in Southern California could top 50 miles per hour, Cal Fire said Monday . Stoked at times by 50-mph winds, there have been 18 large wildfires in Northern California that have displaced about 100,000 people and destroyed approximately 7,700 homes and other buildings since October 8, ... (more...)
Russian delegation met with Zuma Russian delegation met with Zuma
- October 23, 2017

Zuma then announced his 12 Cabinet reshuffle since he assumed office in 2009, in which he moved his close ally David Mahlobo from the intelligence ministry to the energy portfolio. Treasury has reportedly been dead set against the deal, prompting tension between Zuma and former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Reports suggest Zuma appears to be going for broke with the nuclear deal, brushing aside party and government conventions to finalise it before the African National Congress (ANC) ... (more...)
Man killed in Jefferson County crash Man killed in Jefferson County crash
- October 23, 2017

The auto was then hit from the rear by a blue SUV causing a third vehicle to crash. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in which one person died overnight on Great Falls Highway in Lancaster County. (more...)
Taj Mahal India's pride, BJP 'testing waters' ahead of polls: National Conference Taj Mahal India's pride, BJP 'testing waters' ahead of polls: National Conference
- October 23, 2017

The 12-page calendar, which was released nearly two and a half months earlier, as a damage control exercise after a section of BJP leaders denounced the Taj Mahal includes several tourist destinations and those having religious significance as well but there is no mention of any destination from Lucknow . (more...)
School crash injures 5, closes United States 29 in Howard County School crash injures 5, closes United States 29 in Howard County
- October 23, 2017

The bus flipped onto its side after the driver lost control for reasons police say are still unknown. The accident happened around 7 a.m. on westbound Route 100 when the bus lost control as it exited onto Route 29 north. Miller, in an email. The driver of the vehicle was also taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Everyone was able to get off the bus after the crash, Howard County Fire said. (more...)
Tillerson to talk tough to Pakistan on terror safe havens Tillerson to talk tough to Pakistan on terror safe havens
- October 23, 2017

The visit of Tillerson is on the invitation of Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, the Radio Pakistan said. However, he later clarified that he never said Pakistan could allow foreign boots on ground. Trump's criticism led to further strain in US-Pakistan relations with a peeved Islamabad saying the US president ignored its efforts in the war against terrorism. (more...)
Riaz Pirzada stands by statement about Shehbaz leading PML-N Riaz Pirzada stands by statement about Shehbaz leading PML-N
- October 23, 2017

Maryam said Hamza is her younger brother, and the whole family is united under Nawaz Sharif. Maryam said, "God forbid if we have any differences". Those who wish for dispute within the family will be disappointed, she added. Responding to a question with regard to Hamza saying he loves the Pakistan's armed forces, she said they should own sacrifices rendered by the forces, but every institution should work within its constitutional and legal parameters, which would be in the best interest of ... (more...)
Trump denies Army widow's claim he struggled to remember soldier's name Trump denies Army widow's claim he struggled to remember soldier's name
- October 23, 2017

Myeshia Johnson told George Stephanopoulos that she was "very angry" about the call and that Trump struggled to remember her husband's name. "I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband's name". "Trump first denied the statements last Wednesday, telling reporters that day", I didn't say what that congresswoman said, didn't say it at all, she knows it". (more...)
Jimmy Carter: No Evidence Russians 'Changed Any Votes' in 2016 Election Jimmy Carter: No Evidence Russians 'Changed Any Votes' in 2016 Election
- October 23, 2017

Additionally, Carter further strayed from typical Democrat talking points by both defending Trump from his media critics and criticizing the NFL national anthem protests. "He made some very wonderful statements, in my opinion, when he first got in office, and then he reneged on that", Carter said of Obama's Middle East policies. (more...)
GST officials raid Tamil actor Vishal's office in Chennai GST officials raid Tamil actor Vishal's office in Chennai
- October 23, 2017

The raids are being carried based on intelligence, said the GST officials. The officials were quoted as saying the raids were conducted "to check his past excise records as he is a film producer and distributor". Vishal is the secretary of the Nadigar Sangam and the president of the Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council. Vishal had on Sunday released a statement denouncing H Raja's "support" of piracy and asks him whether he has any shame in admitting publicly of his support for piracy. (more...)
Japan: North Korea Nuclear Threat 'Critical'
- October 23, 2017

The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said that this rising threat compels his country to endorse the US view that "all options" must be considered, which President Donald Trump says includes possible military action. "Proceeding therefrom, the DPRK, in accordance with Article 34 and Article 35 of the UN Charter, requests the UN Security Council to bring up the USA joint military exercises as its urgent agenda item for discussion", the letter read. (more...)
Illinois Tool Works Inc
- October 23, 2017

Sally Beauty Hldgs Inc now has $2.28 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.06% or $1.01 on October 20, reaching $96.11. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.39 earnings per share. Illinois Tool Works shares have climbed 27 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 15 percent. (NYSE:ITW). (more...)
Zaira Wasim excited about spending her birthday with audience Zaira Wasim excited about spending her birthday with audience
- October 23, 2017

Golmaal's success didn't have an impact on Secret Superstar as it also went to earn a decent amount. Exactly like Taare Zameen Par [2007]... After starting on a ground-level note, the movie has seen only upward trend courtesy to its positive word of mouth. (more...)
Rauner Running For Re-Election Rauner Running For Re-Election
- October 23, 2017

More recently, the governor lost some of his republican base, after signing a series of controversial bills, including one that expands taxpayer subsides for abortions done through Medicaid. The 2018 IL governor's race is on pace to be the most expensive in US history, propelled by a wealthy Republican incumbent and a billionaire Democrat. (more...)
Body of child found on Texas beach Body of child found on Texas beach
- October 23, 2017

Authorities in Texas released a sketch Sunday afternoon of a young child whose body turned up on a beach in Galveston late last week, as they urged anybody who might recognize his face to step forward. There are no missing person reports across Texas or the United States that match the description of the missing child. It remains unclear how the child's body ended up on the beach. (more...)
Yachting: Volvo Ocean flotilla leaves Alicante Yachting: Volvo Ocean flotilla leaves Alicante
- October 23, 2017

Tienpont crossed the start line without the three most experienced members of his squad - Brad Jackson, Joca Signorini and Jules Salter - after all three elected not to sail on Leg 1 following the skipper's return. Caffari's United Nations-backed yacht is up against not only Team Brunel, Mapfre and Dongfeng but also Team AkzoNobel, skippered by Kiwi Brad Jackson, a three-time victor in his six previous participations. (more...)
Couple faces murder charges in 13-day-old's death Couple faces murder charges in 13-day-old's death
- October 23, 2017

A bail of $1 million each was suggested by the court paperwork. The two were living together in the basement of Kitzmiller's mother's house when the police were called September 17. Police say Kitzmiller admitted using heroin - along with Sullivan - in front of the child. "That Kitzmiller would throw the baby up in the air, catch him in the air", Gill said. (more...)
Gas prices continue to drop statewide Gas prices continue to drop statewide
- October 23, 2017

In South Carolina, among the highest average price is $2.38/gallon in Augusta. That was a 32-cent increase inside of 12 days. "In fact, the national average may continue to decline for a few weeks before leveling off as gasoline inventories continue to heal after Harvey". (more...)
Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters
- October 23, 2017

The government said his opinions were in line with the UK's policy. Brett McGurk, a top U.S. envoy for the global coalition fighting Isis, said his mission is to ensure "every foreign fighter in Syria dies in Syria". He told Pienaar's Politics on BBC Radio 5 Live that there were "very hard moral issues". For Britons who return to the United Kingdom from the war zone "everybody can expect to be investigated and where there is evidence to prosecute that prosecution, while a decision for the ... (more...)
National Anthem in cinema halls may soon become optional National Anthem in cinema halls may soon become optional
- October 23, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday hinted that it may consider modifying its order regarding compulsorily playing the national anthem in cinema halls, reports News18. "Where does the moral policing stop", the court also observed orally. The court had said that "love and respect for the motherland is reflected when one shows respect to the national anthem as well as to the national flag". (more...)
Three arrested as NYPD rescues two teens from sex trafficking Three arrested as NYPD rescues two teens from sex trafficking
- October 23, 2017

The girl said she heard the three men talk about forcing her and her friend to sell themselves, according to the New York Daily News . - Police are on the hunt for a man accused of a scary stalking case involving two children in Brooklyn. (more...)
Russian Federation radio presenter stabbed in neck Russian Federation radio presenter stabbed in neck
- October 23, 2017

The victim, Tatyana Felgengauer, has been hospitalised but her life is not in danger, the station said. She was taken to a Moscow hospital for surgery. State Department", saying it gets paid for "destabilizing society" ahead of Russia's presidential election in March. Venediktov regularly travels with a bodyguard. (more...)

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