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Federal judge allows Trump to end cost-sharing subsidies Federal judge allows Trump to end cost-sharing subsidies
- October 26, 2017

The states had asked Chhabria to order the government to keep making the payments while their lawsuit works its way through the courts, which will take months. President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that he will cut off the payments, saying Obama's law is imploding and criticizing the subsidies as insurance company bailouts. (more...)
Paul Ryan talks tax reform timeline Paul Ryan talks tax reform timeline
- October 26, 2017

Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), who serves on the Ways and Means Committee that is writing the tax bill. "I'm glad the President is coming to lunch, because I have long believed it's best just to settle these things in person and I hope that they can get a chance to do that", a clearly frustrated Ryan said at a news conference on Capitol Hill, referencing plans Trump has to dine with Senate Republicans later Tuesday. (more...)
Hirono, Gabbard present Filipino WWII vets with Congressional Gold Medal Hirono, Gabbard present Filipino WWII vets with Congressional Gold Medal
- October 26, 2017

Bipartisan leaders of the U.S. House and Senate were able to put politics aside for at least a moment to present the medal honoring Filipino World War II vets on the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. "They are now in the pantheon of heroes as freedom fighters and defenders of democracy", she said. Filipino veterans of World War II were collectively given a Congressional Gold Medal by the United States Congress on Wednesday at the Capitol in Washington D.C., the American ... (more...)
43-Year-Old Simeon Rice Says He Can Help Buccaneers Reach Playoffs 43-Year-Old Simeon Rice Says He Can Help Buccaneers Reach Playoffs
- October 26, 2017

Darryl Tapp was signed as a replacement. The 6-1, 270-pound Tapp is in his 12th season in the NFL, originally entering the league as a second-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2006 NFL Draft. He had brief stints with the Ravens, Chiefs and Cowboys' practice squads before being promoted to Dallas' active roster in November 2015. In his National Football League tenure, he has recorded 17 tackles, four passes defensed and one interception in 12 games . (more...)
Officials say 2 tornadoes touched down in SC Officials say 2 tornadoes touched down in SC
- October 26, 2017

The tornadoes carried winds exceeding 100 miles per hour which washed out roads and left thousands without electricity. "We are all saddened by this tragic death, and it reminds us to be thankful to workers who handle hard cleanup work after storms, especially around downed power lines, trees and other hazards", Governor Roy Cooper said in a news release. (more...)
Showdown over Rauner labor law veto expected Wednesday Showdown over Rauner labor law veto expected Wednesday
- October 26, 2017

The fall session will include possible override votes on core issues that have defined Rauner's almost three years in office and come just a day after the conservative businessman announced his intention to seek a second term in November 2018. (more...)
Minister of Interior asks Maina to surrender to EFCC Minister of Interior asks Maina to surrender to EFCC
- October 26, 2017

The President equally demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina's recall and posting to the Ministry of Interior, saying the report must be submitted to the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, before the end of work today. (more...)
Hector Trujillo, former Guatemalan football official, jailed in FIFA scandal
- October 26, 2017

An additional 12 cases related to the Federation Internationale de Football Association prosecution are at various stages within the U.S. Federal Court system in NY. Hector Trujillo is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in NY. FILE PHOTO - Former secretary general of the Guatemalan football federation Hector Trujillo (R) of Guatemala departs after pleading guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in the Brooklyn borough of NY, U.S., June 2, 2017. (more...)
Kia Recalls More Than 300K Souls in U.S. for 2nd Time
- October 26, 2017

The pinion plug could allow a pinion gear to separate from the steering assembly, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration . "The driver will hear a clunking noise from the steering rack while turning the steering wheel", the report says. The first repairs, conducted in late 2015, might've been performed incorrectly, Kia told the news outlet. (more...)
US House to vote on non-nuclear Iran sanctions next week
- October 26, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act and the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017 , both of which address the risky aggression of Iran and its terrorist organization, Hizballah. (more...)
Man threatened to assassinate Trump, feds say Man threatened to assassinate Trump, feds say
- October 26, 2017

The U.S. Secret Service started investigating Jackson on October 12, when Jackson allegedly called the agency's Detroit and Chicago field offices and said, "better watch Donald Trump ass. "Y'all messing with my wires", Jackson said in a call on October 18, according to the Detroit Free Press. "Why ya'll messing with my wires", Jackson said, according to the court filing. (more...)
Explosion in Kiev wounds Ukrainian MP and three others, interior ministry says
- October 26, 2017

The victim - whose identity was not immediately known - was about 30 years old, interior ministry adviser Zoryan Shkiryak said. "At 22:05 local time, the police received a report about a auto bomb explosion at Adam Mickiewicz Street in Solomyansky district". (more...)
Brazilian lawmakers block trial for president Brazilian lawmakers block trial for president
- October 26, 2017

Mr Temer survived a similar congressional vote in August on bribery charges. If two thirds of the 513 members of the Chamber of Deputies accept the charges, Temer will be suspended for up to six months while he is tried in the nation's Supreme Court. (more...)
Is Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP) a Long Term Growth Play?
- October 26, 2017

It has underperformed by 1.05% the S&P500. Vera Bradley, Inc.is a designer of women's handbags, accessories, luggage and travel items, eyewear, and stationery and gifts. The Company operates as a pure-play renewable power platform. It now has negative earnings. The Company's segments include Utilities, Transport, Energy, Communications Infrastructure and Other. (more...)
Judge rules man incompetent in gruesome slaying of ex-girlfriend Judge rules man incompetent in gruesome slaying of ex-girlfriend
- October 26, 2017

A southern IN man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating her organs has been deemed incompetent to stand trial. He also allegedly dismembered the victim and ate parts of her body. The Blanton family did not speak while in court to hear the Judge's decision on Oberhansley's competency. "He is suspicious, paranoid, uncommunicative, and agitated whenever he meet [s] with counsel". (more...)
Cash AWU explanation defies belief: Labor Cash AWU explanation defies belief: Labor
- October 26, 2017

The donations were made to activist group GetUp and three federal Labor campaigns, including Mr Shorten's. The AWU, echoing Labor's criticism, branded the raids "an extraordinary abuse of police resources" and were part of an attempt to smear Mr Shorten. (more...)
Indian soldier who strayed across LoC during surgical strikes
- October 26, 2017

Chavan has been sentenced to two months and 29 days in jail, along with two years forfeiture of service, by the court martial. Chavan came back to India through the land transit route of Attari-Wagah border. Indian soldier, Chandu Babulal Chohan, who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC), was pleaded guilty by General Court-Martial (GCM) on Wednesday. (more...)
USA Financial Portformulas Corp Buys New Stake in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL)
- October 26, 2017

Exxonmobil Investment Mgmt Incorporated Tx holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. It has underperformed by 0.55% the S&P500. South Dakota Investment Council's holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $2,210,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal
- October 26, 2017

He said these developments will likely make Democrats regret their "Russia, Russia, Russia" campaign, and they will surely make them regret the presence of Clinton. "Was there a DOJ investigation?" The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approved the deal, and Russian Federation later took over Uranium One . (more...)
Saudi Arabia sanctions individuals, entities for supporting terrorism Saudi Arabia sanctions individuals, entities for supporting terrorism
- October 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain jointly agreed to the sanctions list with Washington in what Mr Mnuchin described as "the largest ever multilateral designation in the Middle East". ► Radwan Muhammad Husayn Ali Qanan, a deputy field commander for the Islamic State in Yemen accused of being responsible for assassination operations in Yemen and attempting to kidnap foreigners. (more...)
Fargo Man Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-94
- October 26, 2017

The driver of the Dodge was extricated by fire and rescue. Both drivers were pronounced dead at a Valley City hospital. A 53-year-old passenger in the pickup from Orr, Minn., was treated for minor injuries. (more...)
WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas
- October 26, 2017

Thursday . Most of the state will experience more fall-like temperatures this week, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower and middle 30s creating a widespread frost, killing sensitive uncovered plants. (more...)
Sherri Papini abduction: 911 audio, sketches released Sherri Papini abduction: 911 audio, sketches released
- October 25, 2017

Officials said they were not aware of a motive for the apparent kidnapping. Sherri, continues to provide details as she can recall them, but has not been able to provide a complete detailed statement due to her poor recollection. Meanwhile, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office also released more details on her captivity. Jackson said Papini planned to meet the man when he came to California for business days before she disappeared, but investigators later determined he wasn't involved in her ... (more...)
Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) Shares Sold by GSB Wealth Management LLC
- October 25, 2017

Xcel Energy Inc. had 38 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $46 target. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Robert W. On Wednesday, September 2 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to "Outperform". The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, May 26. (more...)
In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan
- October 25, 2017

Addis Ababa - The US ambassador to the United Nations says her government will continue sending aid to South Sudan despite the stalling of a peace process to end the civil war that has killed tens of thousands. USA official confirms that UN Ambassador Nikki Haley had to be evacuated from event in South Sudan w/Prez Kiir after large crowd approached. He also told reporters that Kiir said government troops "will also be observing a cessation of hostilities in order to create an atmosphere for ... (more...)
Sheriff's deputy caught on camera stealing from home of dead Irma victim Sheriff's deputy caught on camera stealing from home of dead Irma victim
- October 25, 2017

Cooke was arrested on Thursday and charged with burglary and grand theft. "This is an unfortunate situation and hopefully with proper guidance and counseling we'll be able to come out on a better side of this", said Cooke's attorney Stuart Kaplan. (more...)
Catalan separatist leader turns down chance to talk to Spanish Senate Catalan separatist leader turns down chance to talk to Spanish Senate
- October 25, 2017

A joint statement by TV3, Catalunya Radio and the news agency ACN Wednesday described the plan as "a direct attack on the citizens of Catalonia". Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is seeking to invoke constitutional authority over Catalonia. (more...)
Cam Newton abruptly leaves weekly press conference Cam Newton abruptly leaves weekly press conference
- October 25, 2017

A reporter asked: "You know, big plays, big chunk plays kind of get to that energy that I think that you're talking about". But he didn't wait for the next question, walking away from the lectern and out of the room. It's only been a few weeks since Newton was criticized for being disrespectful to a female reporter . In a Week 6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Newton was limited to 239 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions while averaging a season-low 4.60 yards per pass attempt. (more...)
Huge trust deficit between Pakistan and US: Khawaja Asif Huge trust deficit between Pakistan and US: Khawaja Asif
- October 25, 2017

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan wants good relations with the United States based on mutual respect. "We do not get any military hardware from them". Khawaja Asif said that USA has failed against the Afghan Taliban but is not willing to admit its mistakes over his policy which has yielded no results since the last sixteen years. (more...)
Make Centre's 'sustained dialogue' successful, CM Mehbooba Mufti tells JK police Make Centre's 'sustained dialogue' successful, CM Mehbooba Mufti tells JK police
- October 25, 2017

The militants had also threatened one Territorial Army (TA) soldier and a cop in south Kashmir, the report added. As far as law and order is concerned in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces can't be an alternative to you. I want to emphasize on this that there should be differences in the acts of militants and our acts. Her statement comes a week after videos of militants threatening PDP workers after ransacking their houses went viral on social media. (more...)

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