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White House decorates South Lawn in preparation of Halloween event White House decorates South Lawn in preparation of Halloween event
- October 31, 2017

The event will be open to schoolchildren and parents from over 20 schools in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Military families and members of community organizations are also attending. The White House began the spooky Halloween transformation Saturday as the grounds crew placed cobwebs, lights, spiders, and purple lights all over the property in preparation for the October 31 holiday. (more...)
Qatar's dignity, sovereignty are non-negotiable: Sheikh Tamim
- October 31, 2017

Trump has swung from praising the cutting of ties as necessary to fight terrorism, to offering to assist Qatar in resolving the dispute, to blaming the tiny, oil-rich Gulf state for the crisis. Speaking to reporters after their meeting on September 19, Trump called Sheikh Tamim a "long-time friend" and said he had "a very strong feeling" that the Gulf crisis "will be solved pretty quickly". (more...)
Trump rails over 'fake dossier' after Clinton revelation Trump rails over 'fake dossier' after Clinton revelation
- October 31, 2017

According to news reports , the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed portions of the 35-page document, but information about a "clandestine meeting" between Kremlin representatives and a Trump lawyer in Prague has been discredited. (more...)
Trump names suspect captured for role in 2012 Benghazi attack on Americans Trump names suspect captured for role in 2012 Benghazi attack on Americans
- October 31, 2017

The officials said the mission was approved by President Donald Trump and done in coordination with Libya's internationally recognized government. "We will never forget those we lost - Tyrone Woods, Sean Smith , Glen Doherty, and Ambassador Christopher Stevens - four courageous Americans who gave their lives in service to our nation". (more...)
Neighbour trying to unsettle India through terror, says Home minister Neighbour trying to unsettle India through terror, says Home minister
- October 30, 2017

Singh was addressing the Dikshant parade, marking the passing out of IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy. The intelligence and security systems had also succeeded in tackling the challenges posed to India by a neighbour country by way of giving shelter to terror groups. (more...)
North Korea calls Trump 'mentally ill' in propaganda leaflets dropped over Seoul
- October 30, 2017

That prospect was underscored on Wednesday by another senior North Korean diplomat, Ri Yong-pil, who told United States news service CNN that the foreign minister's words "should be taken literally". The North Korean issue will be undoubtedly the hottest talking point during Trump's visit. Trump will also visit South Korea, China , Vietnam and the Philippines. (more...)
Several Injured Two Groups of Nigerians Clash in Saket Several Injured Two Groups of Nigerians Clash in Saket
- October 30, 2017

The incident was captured on CCTV. A broken door is on the floor as the men pummelled each other. The cause of trouble is not known yet as no one has been arrested yet. They allegedly chased him as he tried to save himself by running inside the hospital. The staff had to take refuge in the toilet for their safety. The police have registered a First Information Report based on a complaint by the nursing home's receptionist. (more...)
Mega Millions Rolls to $40 Million for October 31 Drawing
- October 30, 2017

Mega Millions jackpots will be bigger, but it will cost players a little more to buy a ticket, according to a news release on the lottery's website. There was no jackpot victor for the Friday October 27 MegaMillions drawing so the jackpot will roll to $40 for the October 31 drawing. (more...)
Trump denounces Russian Federation investigation 'witch hunt' as possible charges loom Trump denounces Russian Federation investigation 'witch hunt' as possible charges loom
- October 30, 2017

According to several media reports, prosecution could be launched against one or more persons, marking a new step in the investigation on the alleged interference by the russians in the american presidential campaign. Donald Trump himself does not seem concerned, in the immediate future, by the survey. Some Republicans, like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are questioning how today's potential indictment was leaked. (more...)
Senate to examine financial records of firm behind notorious Trump-Russia dossier Senate to examine financial records of firm behind notorious Trump-Russia dossier
- October 30, 2017

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20. This revelation could mean that President Obama and other administration officials may have, along with the Clinton campaign and the DNC , helped fund the unverified Trump dossier , which was used by the FBI to get a surveillance warrant on a Trump campaign official and used as a roadmap for the FBI's investigation into any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Carbon pollution grew at record pace a year ago Carbon pollution grew at record pace a year ago
- October 30, 2017

The latest WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, released Monday, said a strong El Niño event and human activity contributed to the increase of Carbon dioxide concentrations to more than 403 parts per million previous year, up from 400 in 2015. Human CO2 emissions from sources such as coal, oil, cement and deforestation reached a record in 2016, and the El Niño weather pattern gave CO2 levels a further boost, the WMO said. (more...)
Campaign for Virginia governor grows nasty in final week Campaign for Virginia governor grows nasty in final week
- October 30, 2017

Northam retaliated with a statewide commercial blasting Gillespie's commercials as "false attacks" and "despicable". Almost three-quarters of non-white voters in the most recent survey, 72 percent, said they back Northam, while 15 percent are for Gillespie. (more...)
White South African farmers protest murder spree White South African farmers protest murder spree
- October 30, 2017

File picture. White South Africans hold placards during a protest against the violent murder of farmers which they term "genocide and oppressive state policies in favour of blacks" in Pretoria on October 10, 2013. The protest, called Black Monday, has been carried out because of the increasing rate of white farmers' murders, which is much higher than the overall murder rate in South Africa, reports said. (more...)
Maryland Opens Investigation of Kushner Companies Maryland Opens Investigation of Kushner Companies
- October 30, 2017

This spring and summer, media reports exposed allegedly coercive tactics and inadequate maintenance in multifamily housing developments run by Westminster Management or related entities. In addition, The Baltimore Sun reported that Kushner-affiliated businesses were "the most aggressive in Maryland" in seeking civil arrests of tenants who owed the company money. (more...)
Court bars Trump from changing transgender troops policy
- October 30, 2017

She directed a return to the situation that existed before Trump announced his new policy this summer. The move prompted a flood of lawsuits, many of them filed on behalf of transgender service members or veterans. He followed with an August memo directing the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, and gave Defense Secretary Jim Mattis six months to come up with a policy on "how to address" those who are now serving. (more...)
Obama called for jury duty, says he plans to attend Obama called for jury duty, says he plans to attend
- October 30, 2017

Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. (more...)
Puerto Rico to Cancel Contract With Whitefish Energy Amid Controversy Puerto Rico to Cancel Contract With Whitefish Energy Amid Controversy
- October 30, 2017

He defended his agency and the deal, citing Puerto Rico's emergency needs. "It's an enormous distraction", Ramos said of the controversy over the contract. One of Zinke's sons worked for Whitefish Energy over the summer. The company's chief executive, Andrew Techmanski, has extensive experience in the electric transmission business, but the company has focused mostly on unsuccessfully trying to set up a plant to manufacture transformers. (more...)
Finally, PMB Sacks Lawal, Oke, Appoints Mustapha New SGF Finally, PMB Sacks Lawal, Oke, Appoints Mustapha New SGF
- October 30, 2017

Making the announcement on Monday at the State House Abuja, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said Buhari had chose to act on the recommendations of the Osinbajo panel. As for Oke, various sums of money that included $43.4m, N23.2m and £27,800 were discovered in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lay, which Oke had claimed belonged to the National Intelligence Agency. (more...)
China hints at blocking resolution declaring Azhar as global terrorist China hints at blocking resolution declaring Azhar as global terrorist
- October 30, 2017

China had in August extended by three months its technical hold on the the US, France and UK-backed proposal to list Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN after having blocked the move in February this year at the United Nations. "China always upholds the principle of objectivity and fairness and we judge the matter on its own merit", said Hua Chunying, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson. (more...)
NYPD Cops Charged With Raping Teenager In Police Van NYPD Cops Charged With Raping Teenager In Police Van
- October 30, 2017

Asked if it was possible to both offer a deal and then move on to forcibly raping the woman, Gonzalez nodded. "We will now seek to hold them accountable for this flagrant betrayal of public trust". Later, the officers allegedly pulled over and switched places, then Hall allegedly forced the woman to perform a sex act on him. They wrote to the Brooklyn district attorney she had "rebranded herself as a wannabe rapper", adding it was "unprecedented for a depressed victim of a vicious ... (more...)
Husband, wife who survived Las Vegas shooting die in crash Husband, wife who survived Las Vegas shooting die in crash
- October 30, 2017

Dennis Carver jumped on top of Lorraine Carver to shield her from bullets. The couple's death comes as scientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's brain. A Facebook post Lorraine wrote just after the shooting seems to sum up just how close the husband and wife were. "I have the most unbelievable husband", she wrote. (more...)
Conservative newspaper hired Fusion GPS during 2016 GOP primary Conservative newspaper hired Fusion GPS during 2016 GOP primary
- October 30, 2017

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., cast doubt on the objectivity of Mueller's team, noting that the prosecutor's staff includes "a lot of individuals, attorneys who played in politics, who've given money on the Democratic side". (more...)
17-year-old girl dies after gangrape in Fazilka 17-year-old girl dies after gangrape in Fazilka
- October 30, 2017

The girl, a class eleven student at a local government school, was allegedly abducted on her way to school, gangraped and dumped in bushes from where her family reportedly recovered her. "She, however, managed to reach home", the Times of India report said, quoting sources. The girl, who regained consciousness on the day she died, narrated the ordeal to her parents saying three men took turns in raping her. (more...)
UP Madarsas to Have NCERT Books; Maths, Science Compulsory Subjects UP Madarsas to Have NCERT Books; Maths, Science Compulsory Subjects
- October 30, 2017

This move is being seen as a way to bring the madarsas, which usually prescribe their own syllabus to children studying in the educational institutions, at par with public and private schools in the state. Earlier, the Yogi Government had announced to introduced NCERT books for all schools affiliated to the UP Secondary Education Board (UP Board) from academic session 2018-19. (more...)
Kenya opposition leader calls for calm after deadly violence Kenya opposition leader calls for calm after deadly violence
- October 30, 2017

But earlier this month, Odinga announced that he would withdraw from last Thursday's rerun because the IEBC had not adequately implemented reforms. Odinga and Kenyatta, who seeks a second term, also faced off in a 2013 election similarly marred by opposition allegations of vote-rigging. (more...)
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Commercial Shows Rey Approach The Force Tree 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Commercial Shows Rey Approach The Force Tree
- October 30, 2017

A new TV spot for Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuted on FOX during Game 4 of the MLB World Series. Star Wars: The Last Jedi now has a 4.11 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating, making it the most anticipated upcoming movie not based on a comic book and fourth most anticipated movie overall among ComicBook.com users. (more...)
Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) Quarterly growth Review
- October 30, 2017

Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,728 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $104,000 after acquiring an additional 3,651 shares in the last quarter. As higher figure of institutional mostly indicates intentions of capital gain, which is suitable for passive investors as well stocks with a large amount of institutional ownership are often looked upon favorably. (more...)
Israeli Forces Destroy Tunnels on Gaza Border
- October 30, 2017

This is a rare case of such an incident since the last Israeli-Gaza war in 2014, AFP said . In a statement , an army spokesman said the military neutralized the tunnel in Khan Younis in southern Gaza Strip. Since 2007, Hamas has been governing Gaza, with Fatah based in the autonomous parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly stated on Sunday that members of the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas must recognize Israel if they want to be included ... (more...)
USA commends Barzani's decision to step down as KRG president USA commends Barzani's decision to step down as KRG president
- October 30, 2017

Barzani said on Sunday he would give up his position as president on november 1 after an independence referendum he championed in northern Iraq backfired and triggered military and economic retaliation by the Iraqi government. His supporters, angry at what is essentially a forced resignation after rival Kurdish factions failed to oppose Iraqi national forces as they advanced in Kirkuk and other areas earlier this month, reportedly stormed parliament brandishing knives sticks, and guns. (more...)
Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia inaugurate newly built Asia-Europe railway Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia inaugurate newly built Asia-Europe railway
- October 30, 2017

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is a historic event, according to the letter of Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, read out during the official opening ceremony of the railway in Baku on October 30. "The container from China is delivered to Azerbaijan through the port of Kazakhstan and the Caspian Sea, and this cargo will be transported from Azerbaijan today", added the Kazakh PM added. (more...)

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