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Turkey 'absolute defender' of Iraq's unity, says PM Yildirim Turkey 'absolute defender' of Iraq's unity, says PM Yildirim
- October 26, 2017

Erdogan said they would explore ways to increase their cooperation "politically, militarily, economically and culturally". Meanwhile, on Monday, a Kurdish opposition group that opposed the referendum called on Barzani to step down. "We are determined to continue the common struggle (against the PKK)", Erdogan said. It was Tillerson's second meeting with Abadi in as many days. (more...)
President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct President Kovind to visit Karnataka on Oct
- October 26, 2017

Another round of debate about the role of Tipu Sultan in Indian history began on Thursday after President Ramnath Kovind praised the Muslim ruler in his speech in Bengaluru . "When Yeddyurappa was a part of Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) (which was once headed by Yeddyurappa), he took part in a function dressed as Tipu". While a section of historians maintain that Tipu Sultan used to help Hindu temples by providing grants in his kingdom, another version backed by the BJP claims that ... (more...)
This new year, Mumbai to get its first AC local This new year, Mumbai to get its first AC local
- October 26, 2017

The air-conditioned local train that arrived in Mumbai more than a year ago has been facing delays due to several rounds of tests and trials and has missed several deadlines and announcement dates. Last month, a stampede on the stairwell of a decades-old foot overbridge in a Mumbai local train station raised some serious questions about the railway infrastructure and safety of commuters. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal on Thursday Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath to visit Taj Mahal on Thursday
- October 26, 2017

This would be his maiden visit to the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal, after being sworn into office earlier this year. Swamy said Shah Jahan "stole" the Taj Mahal from the king of Jaipur. Katiyar said that Taj Mahal used to be a temple of Lord Shiva before it was captured by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, according to media reports . (more...)
Swiss couple assaulted in Agra; Sushma seeks information Swiss couple assaulted in Agra; Sushma seeks information
- October 26, 2017

The attack took place while the couple Quentin Jeremy Clerc and his girlfriend Marie Droz were strolling near the railway station. Agra's Superintendent of Police, Amit Pathak, said the suspects had been identified and would be arrested soon. (more...)
Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi
- October 26, 2017

He added, "Government's priority to consumer protection is in line with our resolve of New India , we'll change it to consumer prosperity on our way ahead". The event is being attended by representatives of China, Korea and Bangladesh amongst other 19 countries from east, south and southeast Asia, which account for a majority of the global consumers and share common challenges and experiences. (more...)
Kamal Haasan says 'get ready', hints fans about political debut on birthday Kamal Haasan says 'get ready', hints fans about political debut on birthday
- October 26, 2017

While writing for a Tamil magazine "Vikatan", the 62-year-old actor said that his announcement will include details about how his fans can contact him. For his political party, Haasan indicated that he would crowd-source funds to ensure transparency. While Haasan has admitted to being inspired by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and had also conducted a meeting with its head Arvind Kejriwal some weeks back, he has ruled out any arrangement with AAP. (more...)
Saudi Crown Prince discusses investments in Russian Federation with RDIF director Saudi Crown Prince discusses investments in Russian Federation with RDIF director
- October 26, 2017

In what The Independent called "his most direct criticism of Saudi Arabia's conservative religious establishment to date" he told Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business Network: "We are simply reverting to what we followed - a moderate Islam open to the world and all religions". (more...)
U.S. anxious about Pakistan government's stability: Tillerson U.S. anxious about Pakistan government's stability: Tillerson
- October 26, 2017

Tillerson arrived in India last evening on a two-day visit. While asserting that China's "provocative actions" went against the global law and norms that the U.S. There is an attempt to put in place a mechanism of cooperation through information sharing but not just information sharing but also action taken to deny these outfits the ability to launch attacks against others, he said. (more...)
Malaysian medium dies in wok during Malaysian medium dies in wok during "human steaming" ritual
- October 26, 2017

Lim suffered from a heart attack and burns during the performance. Monday's performance was part of the Taoist "Nine Emperor Gods Festival", although his family had objected to Lim carrying it out as he had undergone heart surgery a year ago. (more...)
White House: Kelly needn't apologize to Florida Rep. Wilson White House: Kelly needn't apologize to Florida Rep. Wilson
- October 26, 2017

Wilson had accused President Donald Trump of being insensitive during a telephone conversation last week with the widow of a USA service member killed in Niger. She has since demanded an apology for "character assassination". More was expected of Gen. John F. Kelly . "Kelly should be replaced by someone who actually understands democratic governance and can deliver bad news and honest criticism to the president. (more...)
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) Is Now Covered By Macquarie Research. What's Next?
- October 26, 2017

The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, December 5th. The Bank Of Nova Scotia had 17 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FMR LLC now owns 11,908,430 shares of the company's stock worth $583,555,000 after buying an additional 3,980,450 shares in the last quarter. According to Zacks, "Bank of Nova Scotia is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most worldwide bank". (more...)
It's going to cost you more to play Mega Millions
- October 26, 2017

Starting with next week's draw, the game will cost twice as much to play. The extra cost will help raise the jackpots even higher, enticing more people to play. Illinois Lottery Acting Director Greg Smith says, "We're excited to deliver a reinvigorated Mega Millions game to our players". The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday on Channel 2. (more...)
Eau Claire Memorial High School students recognize Unity Day Eau Claire Memorial High School students recognize Unity Day
- October 26, 2017

A specific group of students put the week long event together to teach the rest of their peers about bullying, the consequences of it and how to stop it. "It's important these students know they are not alone and that they have the right to feel safe". "Just because they're different from you doesn't mean anything", says Craigmont 8th grader Malia Lambert. (more...)
Hillary Clinton makes long-awaited visit to MI to promote 'What Happened' book Hillary Clinton makes long-awaited visit to MI to promote 'What Happened' book
- October 26, 2017

During the interview, Clinton recounted her experience while attending the inauguration of Trump as the 45th president of the United States, a title she once hoped would be hers. "Russian agents used Facebook, Google, Twitter, even Pinterest to place targeted attack ads, to fan the flames of division in American society", Clinton said, according to the Press. (more...)
U.S. senators seek answers on Niger ambush, military operations U.S. senators seek answers on Niger ambush, military operations
- October 26, 2017

French Mirage jets and attack helicopters were dispatched to the station and a Nigerien quick reaction force arrived. He declined to say if it was armed, but said it did not fire. It is not clear which force was assigned to help, or if both were. The official stated that the target was code named Naylor Road, and has ties to al-Qaida as well as Islamic State. (more...)
Loan waiver: 100 farmers linked to single Aadhaar number in Maharashtra Loan waiver: 100 farmers linked to single Aadhaar number in Maharashtra
- October 26, 2017

Over 100 farmers are found linked to a single Aadhaar number. So much for its digital India and digital Maharashtra drive! Mr Deshmukh said, "Issues of data confusion are related with banks". The chief minister asked each bank to depute technical staff to work with the departments of information technology and co-operation to sort out the problems and clear the names of the farmers. (more...)
Registered voters see Trump as reckless, dishonest, sensitive Registered voters see Trump as reckless, dishonest, sensitive
- October 26, 2017

This follows the controversy of Trump sparring with the widow and family of an Army sergeant killed in action in Niger. When people were asked if they consider President Trump as a strong leader, only 39 percent of people agreed, while 50 percent of the people who took the poll think Trump's not a strong leader for the country. (more...)
Trader's Round Up: Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG)
- October 26, 2017

This will reduce the number of "whipsaws", which is good, but will also generate signals later than when using shorter term averages. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Citizens Financial Group will post $2.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
In Asia, Trump to warn North Korea but not likely visit DMZ In Asia, Trump to warn North Korea but not likely visit DMZ
- October 26, 2017

If Trump doesn't go, he would be breaking from recent presidential custom. The US and North Korea "hold the primary responsibility to keep things moving, to start moving in the right direction", Ambassador Liu Jieyi said at a news conference to mark the end of China's July term in the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council. (more...)
Mother of veteran killed in Las Vegas attack dies after funeral Mother of veteran killed in Las Vegas attack dies after funeral
- October 26, 2017

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer Hartfield died in the 1 October shooting. "We came to bury my nephew and then the next thing we know, I have to bury my sister", Lewis Stiles, Stiles' brother, told Fox5 Las Vegas . Numerous family members say it was clear she died of a broken heart, describing her as very solemn during Officer Hartfield's funeral service. Now as they work to make funeral arrangements for a second family member, the family is learning Hartfield's mother told a ... (more...)
Kenya to charge 2 for disrupting elections Kenya to charge 2 for disrupting elections
- October 26, 2017

The Supreme Court annulled the original election in August, by a 4-2 majority, saying there had been "irregularities and illegalities". Five judges are needed for a quorum. "We are transforming the NASA coalition into a resistance movement". The government had declared Wednesday a national holiday to allow people to travel to places where they are registered. (more...)
Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon State Beavers Preview and Prediction
- October 26, 2017

Will the Cardinal take care of business against the Beavers in Week 9? Chryst said the Cardinal can not "get too reliant" on Love breaking off long runs to buoy the offense. Our College Football Prediction: Love has been looking absolutely incredible ever since that game against Utah back in Week 6 and against a Beavers' defense that is allowing far too many plays against them, I can't imagine him struggling to perform here. (more...)
Queensborough Bridge to be opened this afternoon Queensborough Bridge to be opened this afternoon
- October 26, 2017

The bridge was closed in both directions until Ministry of Transportation engineers determined the span hadn't sustained any structural damage. There was still no word on when southbound lanes would reopen. A TransLink shuttle has been set up to help Queensborough commuters. Earlier this morning, they had estimated 8-10 hours. The 410 and C98 from 22nd Station are using the Knight Street Bridge as an alternate route. (more...)
BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day BJP to observe 8th November as anti-black money day
- October 26, 2017

Congress' senior spokesperson Anand Sharma hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded that he introspect, apologise to the nation and demit office for his "reckless decision". "Congress had adequate opportunity to be in power, and I can't recollect a single significant step that they ever took against black money", said Jaitley. (more...)
Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) Shares Slipping Lower
- October 26, 2017

Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. lifted its stake in Rollins by 3.5% in the second quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 3,857 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 3,475 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Oklahoma Republicans' Budget Deal Fails in House Oklahoma Republicans' Budget Deal Fails in House
- October 26, 2017

The failure of the tax package comes amid a session special to fill a $215 million budget hole. ยท Revise taxes on alcoholic beverages. It also includes pay raises for Oklahoma's hard-working state employees as well as tax relief for low-income Oklahomans. (more...)
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...)

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