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Peshmerga Ministry: Shia militias do not respect agreements, continue to deploy forces
- October 25, 2017

Both the PMF and Iraqi forces on Tuesday launched attacks on Peshmerga front lines near Rabia, northwest of Mosul and Makhmour, southwest of Erbil. "Hereby, we inform everyone that the behaviors of the PMF and Iraqi Forces are unacceptable at all". (more...)
AP TDP leaders give Revanth a piece of their mind AP TDP leaders give Revanth a piece of their mind
- October 25, 2017

Alleging that Mr Revanth Reddy was always thinking about himself rather than the party, Mr Kesav said ' I have an information that both Revanth Reddy and (TRS Nizamabad MP) Kalwakuntla Kavitha had registered a firm some time in 2009. The Telangana unit of TDP has been hit by reports of Reddy meeting Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi as part of his plans to switch over to the party. (more...)
Gujarat polls a turning point for country Gujarat polls a turning point for country
- October 25, 2017

Ashok Gehlot, AICC general secretary incharge of Gujarat, said the Congress was working out tie-ups with like-minded parties and organisations in the state. He is saying that he is development and he is Gujarat. A majority of people in Gujarat, which will go to polls later this year, are satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hails from the state. (more...)
Suspect in Pitt student's killing pleads in Myrtle Beach
- October 25, 2017

Alina Sheykhet was set to participate in a cancer awareness walk the day she was found murdered. Cops believe Darby broke into his ex's home, used a claw hammer and two knives to kill his ex in her off-campus apartment on October 8 before escaping to SC. (more...)
The curious case of Dodgers' $22M star shunning the World Series The curious case of Dodgers' $22M star shunning the World Series
- October 25, 2017

He doesn't want to be a distraction. "It's his choice", wrote Bill Shiakin of the Los Angeles Times . "He's meant a lot to this organization". After playing in at least 156 games in each of the previous 12 years, he appeared in just 71, making the first two trips to the disabled list of his career, and batted.242, his lowest average since becoming a full-time player in 2006. (more...)
Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up
- October 25, 2017

Attorney's Office Eastern District of NY. They're facing charges of tampering with witnesses, witness tampering, obstruction of justice and deprivation of civil rights. Brooklyn federal prosecutors say Spota and McPartland tried to hide Burke's crimes and pressured witnesses from cooperating with federal prosecutors. (more...)
Make plans to attend Wagoner's 2017 Trunk or Treat Make plans to attend Wagoner's 2017 Trunk or Treat
- October 25, 2017

The event, which is one of the longest-running in the area, typically attracts 800 to 1,000 people. Area organizations and families will again have their vehicle trunks loaded with treats to hand out. From 6 p.m.to 7:30 p.m., Trunk or Treat on Second Street will take place. Taking her children to neighbors' houses to trick or treat would involve a lot of driving to visit only a few homes, said Misch, who said her family lives in the countryside outside Zanesville. (more...)
Trump responds to dossier revelation: I'm the victim here Trump responds to dossier revelation: I'm the victim here
- October 25, 2017

Mr Elias's law firm was paid $5.6 million by the Clinton campaign and $3.6 million by the Democratic Party past year in consulting fees, apparently including work on the dossier, according to The Washington Post . The FBI used the dossier to obtain a FISA warrant against Trump foreign policy aide Carter Page, according to CNN . The claims in the Trump dossier, which was published in full by BuzzFeed News in January, have not been verified. (more...)
Charlotte man charged with killing girlfriend, unborn child Charlotte man charged with killing girlfriend, unborn child
- October 25, 2017

Police released photos of tattoos on the woman last week in an effort to help identify her. CMPD Homicide Detectives obtained arrest warrants against Bhatti for murder and murder of an unborn child. On Oct. 24, investigators determined that the crime took place in Charlotte and developed Bhatti as the suspect. Authorities haven't said how Merrick was killed or why. (more...)
5-foot boa constrictor 5-foot boa constrictor "Chuck" found in NC hotel room
- October 25, 2017

Miller, who said he had been visiting a friend, showed up a few hours later to retrieve his "son", WLOS reported. "It is unknown who owns the snake, so it is considered a stray snake", said a statement from Animal Care. "I hold him all the time and pick him up", Miller said. Melissa Knicely of Animal Care & Control says one possibility is that the snake's owner moved, and made a decision to leave the animal behind, making it a case of abandonment. (more...)
Man charged with murder, accused of stabbing 27-year-old to death Man charged with murder, accused of stabbing 27-year-old to death
- October 25, 2017

The department says officers found a male in the outside common area of an apartment complex with apparent stab wounds. Around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, CMPD responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 3200 block of Timberbrook Drive where one person was reportedly stabbed. (more...)
Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump
- October 25, 2017

His call was meant to thank her for her husband's service and wish her the best. "I was a huge fan of The Turner House and we feel so lucky to bring her lovely storytelling to HBO". The conflict continued Tuesday with Wilson criticizing the condolence call to Johnson. Trump tweeted about Wilson, calling her " wacky " and accusing her of lying on him. (more...)
We were held in Pakistan for more than a year: Caitlan Coleman
- October 25, 2017

About two years into their captivity, Coleman said their captors raped her and forced her to abort one of her unborn children after they discovered that she and her husband had been sending out secret notes asking for help. "Right now everybody's shunting blame and making claims", she told The Toronto Star in her first sit-down interview since she was freed. According to Caitlan, claims made by both U.S. (more...)
Rep. Brady: Deal Is Close With Blue State GOP on State Taxes
- October 25, 2017

Companies can deduct their state and local taxes as a business expense, and Brady said that businesses will continue to be able to do so. Taxpayers are now allowed to deduct these taxes in a way that lowers their taxable income, but GOP leaders want to prohibit the practice going forward, in part to raise more revenue. (more...)
Schumer Says All 48 Democrats Are On Board With Health Care Deal Schumer Says All 48 Democrats Are On Board With Health Care Deal
- October 25, 2017

President Donald Trump initially expressed support for the deal, but has since insisted it include more far-reaching provisions toward repealing Obamacare. They've been enriched by Obamacare like nothing anybody has ever seen before. So Alexander and Murray reached a deal. And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said he won't call up the bipartisan bill until it's clear Trump supports it. (more...)
264 million children do not go to school — UNESCO 264 million children do not go to school — UNESCO
- October 25, 2017

It must be designed with care and with the principles of equity, inclusion and quality in mind". UNESCO's researchers looked at how much progress has been made toward reaching the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 4: ensuring that all children complete free, quality primary and secondary education. (more...)
World Health Organization rescinds Mugabe appointment amid backlash World Health Organization rescinds Mugabe appointment amid backlash
- October 25, 2017

Days later, the World Health Organization withdrew the appointment after massive worldwide and local protests highlighted how Zimbabwe's own healthcare system had collapsed under Mugabe's rule. He added that Mugabe, who went to Uruguay on an expensive special chartered flight, would not have taken up the position as it would have required him to campaign against growing and selling tobacco, Zimbabwe's biggest foreign currency earner. (more...)
Trump administration toughens work visa renewal rules Trump administration toughens work visa renewal rules
- October 25, 2017

Consequently, the burden of proof will be on the petitioner to substantiate his application even when nothing has changed since the previous petition. US President Donald Trump has been batting for more stringent rules for issuing H-1B visas- a move that will directly impact Indian IT industry that sends a large number of professionals to the US for onsite projects. (more...)
Rock slide closes Trans-Canada between Revelstoke and Golden Rock slide closes Trans-Canada between Revelstoke and Golden
- October 25, 2017

Geotechnical officals are on site and the highway is expected to open this afternoon. There is no alternate route available. UPDATE: 8:55 a.m. Officials say there is no detour and the highway is estimated to be reopened at about 2:00 p.m. (more...)
Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey
- October 25, 2017

Rights groups and Western governments have condemned their convictions, calling them part of a campaign of pressure and abuse conducted by Russian Federation since it occupied and seized control of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. (more...)
Bergdahl judge says he can be fair despite Trump Bergdahl judge says he can be fair despite Trump
- October 25, 2017

Under questioning from the lead prosecutor, Army Maj. Hatch said the fighters sprayed AK-47 bullets at them, killing the dog. Hatch said he almost bled to death. Trump recently referenced his disparaging comments about Bergdahl that the president repeatedly delivered as a candidate when he was questioned October 16 during a White House news conference about the soldier's court-martial. (more...)
Trump to Launch Drone Pilot Program for a Neighborhood Near You
- October 25, 2017

Drone-makers and businesses that want to fly drones have pushed for looser restrictions. The program, a partnership between the Federal Aviation Administration and private industry, is aimed at getting drone users faster approval to operate in areas of controlled airspace. (more...)
TX House Speaker Straus announces he won't run for re-election TX House Speaker Straus announces he won't run for re-election
- October 25, 2017

Straus, who has been the Speaker of the Texas House since 2009, made the announcement Wednesday morning on his Facebook page saying he believes elected officials should hold office only for a short time, not a lifetime. "But on our best days, we have shown that there is still a place for civility and statesmanship in American politics", he wrote. "I plan to be a voice for Texans who want a more constructive and unifying approach to our challenges, from the White House on down". (more...)
Republican senators plans tough terms for new Iran deal Republican senators plans tough terms for new Iran deal
- October 25, 2017

Iranian regional transgressions should be seen as separate to the nuclear file. Iran's regional terror operations are "supported by entities like USA -designated Mahan Air, which carries weapons, fighters, and money to the Assad regime and its supporters like Hezbollah in Syria", according to Mandelker, who said that new sanctions on the IRGC and other entities tied are coming down the pike. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda spits 'Hamilton'-inspired freestyle for 'Tonight Show' audience member
- October 25, 2017

Our favorite line? "The price is steep as she's Rolling in the Deep ". In support of continued Puerto Rico relief and recovery operations, NBC New York aired a special, behind-the-scenes look at the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit single " Almost Like Praying ", benefiting the Hispanic Federation's "UNIDOS" hurricane relief fund. (more...)
Girl Getting Off MTA Bus Attacked With Liquid by Stranger Yelling Anti-White Remarks Girl Getting Off MTA Bus Attacked With Liquid by Stranger Yelling Anti-White Remarks
- October 25, 2017

She was treated at and released from Jamaica Hospital. The attacker, described as being in his 30s, fled along Lefferts Boulevard and hadn't been arrested as of Wednesday morning, police said. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). (more...)
Ahead of 2019, PDP to hold national convention on December 9 Ahead of 2019, PDP to hold national convention on December 9
- October 25, 2017

Fayose has been at daggers drawn with a number of party stakeholders in Ekiti, including federal lawmakers, state assembly members and party officials at the national level. Others include, immediate past Deputy National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, former Minister of Education, Professor Tunde Adeniran, ex-Oyo governor, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former governors of Ogun states. (more...)
Russian Federation hopes German president's visit will boost ties Russian Federation hopes German president's visit will boost ties
- October 25, 2017

However, the German president also noted that his country's government would continue to abide by the European Union sanctions against Russian Federation because it did not recognize what he described as the "internationally-unlawful annexation of Crimea". (more...)
Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Brother Arrested for Child Porn Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Brother Arrested for Child Porn
- October 25, 2017

Bruce Paddock was taken into custody in North Hollywood on Wednesday morning, according to a source who was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and requested anonymity. Child porn images were found on Bruce Paddock's computer, police told TMZ . The investigation was headed up by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that involved both the FBI and the LAPD. (more...)
China lead, iron ore imports from NKorea sink after United Nations sanctions China lead, iron ore imports from NKorea sink after United Nations sanctions
- October 25, 2017

The bill, which passed in a 415 to two vote, aims to cut off North Korea's links to the global financial system, banning foreign financial institutions and firms that conduct business with North Korea from accessing the worldwide financial system. (more...)

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