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American professor 'seriously ill' in Taliban captivity
- November 01, 2017

The Taliban statement came around two weeks after Pakistani troops rescued Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman from an area near the Afghan border. In a statement released by the Presidential Palace after the meeting Ghani said that terrorism is not only a threat to Afghanistan but it is a threat to the region and to foreign countries. (more...)
Kaine among group that wants park fee hikes nixed
- November 01, 2017

To help pay for the maintenance, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed last week a huge jump in the entrance fees during peak season to 17 of America's most popular national parks including Yellowstone and Grand Teton - to $70 per vehicle. (more...)
Happy Birthday Aishwarya Rai Happy Birthday Aishwarya Rai
- November 01, 2017

While we wait for her next movie, she will give her darshan next year at Cannes 2018. One can do PHD about her attractive journey. Even before these films, much had been written about her beauty. Caught in between two worlds, Aishwarya had a very hard role on her hands, though she pulled it off with great aplomb, the film didn't fair too well critically or commercially. (more...)
Essex's Chris Silverwood set to become England bowling coach
- November 01, 2017

He takes over from the West Indian Gibson who left at the end of the summer to become the new head coach of South Africa . Silverwood had a prior agreement to travel Down Under as part of the England Lions coaching set-up. The England squad is already in Australia preparing for the Ashes series, with the first of the five Test matches starting on 23 November in Brisbane. (more...)
OROP: Tents used by veterans for Jantar Mantar protest uprooted OROP: Tents used by veterans for Jantar Mantar protest uprooted
- November 01, 2017

The police also said the protesters were informed about the NGT order in advance and asked either to leave or bring a stay order from the court. A group of ex-servicemen have kept on their protest at the site since June 15, 2015 for One Rank One Pension (OROP) even after the government implemented the scheme, stating that the one given by Defence Ministry is flawed and not the OROP that was promised. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj calls on Bhutanese king Sushma Swaraj calls on Bhutanese king
- November 01, 2017

The visit assumes significance as throughout the Doklam crises Bhutan, despite allurements, supported India. At 11:30am the King will be meeting the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. Beijing and New Delhi withdrew troops from Doklam Plateau on August 28. Experts here believe that visit of the King at this juncture will help India send a strategic signal to China, which is trying to make inroads into the tiny Himalayan kingdom. (more...)
Six feared dead in farmhouse fire Six feared dead in farmhouse fire
- November 01, 2017

FATALATIES HAVE been confirmed following a blaze at a remote property in Llangammarch Wells. Specialist scientists are working alongside fire investigators to find out what caused the fire, which broke out just after midnight on Monday. "I've had a full description from the fire commander and they risked life and limb to see whether anything could be done but unfortunately their efforts were not well rewarded". (more...)
Uber driver, Uzbekistan native: A look at NY attack suspect Uber driver, Uzbekistan native: A look at NY attack suspect
- November 01, 2017

Police say the attack that transformed a popular New York City bike path along the Hudson River into a scene of terror was perpetrated by a lone man they consider a terrorist. Video of the attack provided to Fox News by a witness shows the accused suspect running through traffic on the West Side Highway, surrounded by police in the nearby area. (more...)
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (NYSE:FDP) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day
- November 01, 2017

They generally move extremely slowly and they only produce big price swings when the company produces good or bad trading results, which may only happen a couple of times a year at best. (NYSE: FDP ) is 16. While Fresh Del Monte Produce has a good historical track record with positive growth and profitability, there's no certainty that this will extrapolate into the future. (more...)
Naidu send farmers to Singapore to become entrepreneurs Naidu send farmers to Singapore to become entrepreneurs
- November 01, 2017

Almost 25,000 farmers parted around 35,000 acres of their land for construction of capital city Amaravati under land pooling scheme. The state government will bear expenditure for their accommodation and food while farmers are paying for their tickets. (more...)
Jeremy Kerley to be suspended for league policy violation Jeremy Kerley to be suspended for league policy violation
- November 01, 2017

The length and reasoning behind Kerley's suspension is now unknown as multiple reports have stated that it is an "undisclosed" suspension by the NFL. Kerley, who is now working through his second stint with the Jets, has been quiet over the past few weeks making only three catches for 85 yards. (more...)
Pakistan returns helicopters to US
- November 01, 2017

The aircraft were acquired under a renewable agreement and after the expiry of that agreement, Pakistan had the option to either return the aircraft or buy them. According to the sources, returning the helicopters will affect a significant number of operations of Pakistan, including the monitoring of Pakistan-Afghanistan border. (more...)
Somali forces fight back after second deadly attack
- November 01, 2017

This emergency fund for Somali journalists in need was granted by Free Press Unlimited in response to the deadly attack of October 14th, 2017. The security forces are still working on retrieving the casualtie. Hussein said. Saturday's bomber had pretended his truck had broken down outside the gate, said police Col. Mohamed Abdullahi. There was no immediate claim of responsibility on Saturday. (more...)
South Dakota Football Players Charged With Rape South Dakota Football Players Charged With Rape
- November 01, 2017

Rambo's bond remains at $25,000 and Williamson's at $20,000. They don't have listed attorneys and haven't responded to requests for comment left for them at the jail. They were suspended from the team but not from class. School officials say they received a complaint last week about the October 22 alleged attack and turned it over to police. (more...)
Mississippi Power crews to assist in MA Mississippi Power crews to assist in MA
- November 01, 2017

By Monday afternoon, the number of customers without power fell to 266,000. As of Monday morning, there were more than 259,000 customers without power in MA and 143,000 in Rhode Island. North Andover, Boxford, and Topsfield were among the towns where between 50 and 75 percent of customers remained in the dark. Heavy, wet trees and branches coming down on power lines have resulted in widespread damage in the field. (more...)
State Sen. Ira Silverstein, of Chicago, accused of sexual harassment State Sen. Ira Silverstein, of Chicago, accused of sexual harassment
- November 01, 2017

The dramatic revelation came out Tuesday at a hearing in front of the House Personnel and Pensions Committee. "I ended up six weeks in a crisis", testified Rotheimer. "Every industry has its own version of the casting couch", read the letter circulating in IL, which by last Tuesday had more than 130 signatures. "I want him to answer for it, and to know that it is wrong, it is unconscionable, and I for one do not tolerate it", she said. (more...)
US House Republicans consider gradual phase-in for corporate tax cut US House Republicans consider gradual phase-in for corporate tax cut
- November 01, 2017

The economic success of the package hinges on controversial economic theories that assume large tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy will lead to economic growth and wage gains for everyone else, a conclusion that economists and policymakers have debated for decades. (more...)
Mueller Will Be Watching Trump's Reaction To The Charges: Bharara Mueller Will Be Watching Trump's Reaction To The Charges: Bharara
- November 01, 2017

Part of that interest occurred in April 2016, and the timeline of when Papadopoulos says he was told about the emails helps create a stronger timeline for Mueller's investigation. When they did, GOP Senator Chuck Grassley-who chairs the Judiciary Committee , which is probing Russian interference-turned and walked out the door behind him, almost knocking over the American flags nearby in the process. (more...)
5 things to look for in the Republican tax overhaul plan 5 things to look for in the Republican tax overhaul plan
- November 01, 2017

But their plan for up to $6 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals over a decade faces challenges, not only from Democrats, but from rank-and-file House Republicans. The House Ways and Means Committee had initially planned to consider the legislation next week. He also would not rule out making additional changes once the bill is released on Thursday. (more...)
Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru
- November 01, 2017

Traditional owners of the land have been calling for a ban on climbing Uluru since 1985. "The Government needs to respect what we are saying about our culture in the same way it expects us to abide by its laws". In addition to being incredibly disrespectful, climbing Uluru is often risky, and has led to a number of deaths over the years. It chose to close the rock to climbers from October 26, 2019 - 34 years to the day since it was handed back to its traditional owners, the Anangu people, ... (more...)
NYC Village Halloween Parade will continue, police presence will be ramped up NYC Village Halloween Parade will continue, police presence will be ramped up
- November 01, 2017

These Village people said they never considered skipping the parade due to any fear it might represent an attractive next target for a terrorist or that Tuesday afternoon's vehicular act of terror might repeat Tuesday night. "And that's why I'm here marching in the parade, not because I have a great costume". The suspect drove along the path on Manhattan's western edge for blocks, hitting pedestrians and cyclists. (more...)
Seven Rohingya drown trying to reach Bangladesh Seven Rohingya drown trying to reach Bangladesh
- November 01, 2017

Dujarric said Monday that more than 607,000 Rohingyas had fled Myanmar since August 25 when alleged deadly attacks by a rebel Rohingya militia on police posts triggered retribution by Myanmar government forces and vigilante mobs against Rohingyas and their villages. (more...)
Vistra Energy, Dynegy to combine in all-stock deal Vistra Energy, Dynegy to combine in all-stock deal
- November 01, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp .in the 2nd quarter valued at $382,296,000. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright legislation. (more...)
Fellow Republican Begins Process To Challenge Rauner Fellow Republican Begins Process To Challenge Rauner
- November 01, 2017

Top political leaders have lied to the people about who they are and what they are going to do - and they continue to make promises we can not keep. "Many Illinoisans have simply chose to leave for better opportunities elsewhere". A GOP source said Ives is looking to quickly raise $1 million before officially jumping in. She is considered among the more conservative members of the legislature. (more...)
Daylight savings time is this weekend Daylight savings time is this weekend
- November 01, 2017

When do we set the clocks back? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say the number of assaults go up by almost 3 percent right after the country sets their clocks back one hour, CBS Philadelphia reports . Do we still need Daylight Saving Time? States like Massachusetts, Maine , and New Hampshire have considered switching time zones to avoid the practice all together. (more...)
Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' after NYC attack Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' after NYC attack
- November 01, 2017

And frankly, that shouldn't surprise anyone given the fact that the president has used prior terrorist attacks in other countries to promote his travel ban. CNN and NBC have reported that he left a note in the truck claiming he carried out the attack in the name of the Islamic State. Earlier in the day, he wrote that " We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere ". (more...)
Nikola Mirotic will not have surgery to fix facial fractures Nikola Mirotic will not have surgery to fix facial fractures
- November 01, 2017

The initial report had Mirotic missing four-to-six weeks, but it appears the front office doesn't have an official timetable. "There's going to be a protocol now for him getting back to doing anything". The Bulls could waive him or shed simply shed his contract because of his violent act against Mirotic according to the NBA's collective bargaining agreement, but they would have to wait until October 31. (more...)
U.S. official identifies captured Benghazi suspect U.S. official identifies captured Benghazi suspect
- November 01, 2017

Ambassador Chris Stevens was among those killed in the attack. President Trump says USA authorities will not rest until all the perpetrators in the 2012 Benghazi attack are brought to justice. He will be transferred to Washington for federal prosecution, the official added. Meanwhile, the alleged ring leader Ahmed Abu Khattala has pleaded not guilty to several charges including murder of an American officer. (more...)
Banco Santander (SAN) Buy, Hold or Sell?
- November 01, 2017

Banco Santander SA is the biggest bank in Spain and the biggest worldwide bank in Latin America as well. Huntington National Bank now owns 6,743 shares of the company's stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 3,928 shares during the period. (more...)
Do not open the door to Irish, says Australian MP Do not open the door to Irish, says Australian MP
- November 01, 2017

Australian Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz has been slammed for "racist", "anti-Irish" comments during a statement about travelling conmen. . There's been a wave of criticism aimed towards Ms Kairouz over her remarks and she has been forced to issue an apology on Twitter. "Recent scammers have been backpackers from the United Kingdom and Ireland, and I was giving this information to the public", she said. (more...)

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