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'Several fatalities' after vehicle drives down bike path near World Trade Center 'Several fatalities' after vehicle drives down bike path near World Trade Center
- November 01, 2017

Police a vehicle drove down a popular bike path near the memorial in Manhattan, running over pedestrians and cyclists. Officials who were not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke on the condition of anonymity identified the attacker as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov and said he is from Uzbekistan and came to the USA legally in 2010. (more...)
BMW 440i Gran Coupe Adorned With M Performance Parts For SEMA BMW 440i Gran Coupe Adorned With M Performance Parts For SEMA
- November 01, 2017

Odd how the German manufacturers seem to stumble across the same solutions at the same time, isn't it? Base dealer cars are restricted to 250km/h, as is standard practice among most German manufacturers. As you'd expect of a safety vehicle, the body is finished in a lairy - and achingly pretty - paint job, offset by copper-coloured wheels. The race-derived M Performance Drive Analyser records various engine data, speed and peak values, what gear you're in, when you use the accelerator ... (more...)
Burglar On The Loose In Melbourne's CBD Burglar On The Loose In Melbourne's CBD
- November 01, 2017

Police are searching for a man seen in the roof cavity of a CBD business. 'Local police and airwing conducted a search for the man but no arrests were made, ' a Victoria Police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia. The man is described to be Asian in appearance, in his mid 20s and wearing black and he is still at large. He appeared to be unconscious, but as officers approached, he allegedly drove his blue Toyota Corolla towards the police vehicle and collided with it. (more...)
Liberia presidential vote halted by country's Supreme Court Liberia presidential vote halted by country's Supreme Court
- November 01, 2017

The court's decision points to the increasingly assertive role some African judiciaries are playing in overseeing elections. Third-place finisher Charles Brumskine's Liberty Party challenged the results of the October vote, which set up a November 7 run-off between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai. (more...)
Russian President Putin in Tehran for Talks Russian President Putin in Tehran for Talks
- November 01, 2017

It was noted that the Azerbaijan-Russia-Iran trilateral cooperation has great potential and this format can give good results for cooperation in very important spheres. Aliyev also arrived in Tehran on Wednesday morning to attend the second trilateral summit. They also exchanged views on environmental issues as well as the fight against terrorism. (more...)
Bowe Bergdahl gives surprise statement in court Bowe Bergdahl gives surprise statement in court
- November 01, 2017

He gave an unsworn statement, meaning that the judge will consider it but Bergdahl won't be cross-examined by the prosecutors. The 31-year-old soldier, a polarizing figure who spent years in captivity and was released in a 2014 Taliban prisoner swap brokered by Democratic President Barack Obama's administration, took the stand at his sentencing hearing on Monday. (more...)
Utah nurse Alex Wubbels settles for $653000 over arrest caught on video Utah nurse Alex Wubbels settles for $653000 over arrest caught on video
- November 01, 2017

Video of her dramatic removal from the hospital proved that she had followed protocol and fuelled national controversy over the police's use of force. Her arrest by police in July caused outrage when footage of the incident later emerged. Chief Brown said in a disciplinary letter that he was "deeply troubled" by Mr Payne's conduct, which he said brought "significant disrepute" on the department. (more...)
Schumer cautions Trump not to interfere with Mueller's investigation
- November 01, 2017

Republicans on Capitol Hill dodged questions on Monday about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, even after the sweeping probe resulted in charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate earlier in the day. (more...)
Five friends celebrating reunion among eight killed in New York terror attack Five friends celebrating reunion among eight killed in New York terror attack
- November 01, 2017

Officials who weren't authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity identified the attacker as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov. 11 others have been injured. Two adults and two children were hurt after the truck hit a yellow school bus. Representatives of the governments of Argentina and Belgium issued statements indicating citizens of those countries were injured or killed. (more...)
Abdul Qavi Desnavi 87th birth anniversary marks by Google Doodle today Abdul Qavi Desnavi 87th birth anniversary marks by Google Doodle today
- November 01, 2017

He is popularly known for his work about Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Mirza Ghalib. In his remembrance, today, Google India tweeted "He wrote about those who wrote about love & life". He was awarded many awards for his literary work. Many famous poets and academicians of today have been his disciples, including Javed Akhtar and Iqbal Masood. (more...)
Heavy Chennai rains continue, more showers ahead Heavy Chennai rains continue, more showers ahead
- November 01, 2017

The north east monsoon dumped heavy showers on Monday leaving five persons dead and disrupting life in several areas due to waterlogging. The upper air cyclonic circulation over Southwest Bay of Bengal near Sri Lanka moved westward and was now positioned over Gulf of Munnar, Director of the Area Cyclone Warning Centre, S Balachandran told reporters. (more...)
EPA to Announce List of Appointees to Its Science Advisory Board EPA to Announce List of Appointees to Its Science Advisory Board
- November 01, 2017

The 22 boards advise EPA on a wide range of issues, including drinking water standards and pesticide safety. "If we have individuals who are on those boards receiving money from the agency - sometimes going back years and years, to the tune of literally tens of millions of dollars over time - that to me causes question on the independence and the veracity and the transparency of those recommendations that are coming our way", said Pruitt on his decision. (more...)
Control of Gaza border crossings handed over to PA Control of Gaza border crossings handed over to PA
- November 01, 2017

Hisham Odwan, spokesman of the Hamas-run borders and crossings corporation, said "From now and then, the Palestinian consensus government is the first and last body in charge of the crossing points in the Gaza Strip". According to Palestinian news agency Wafa , PA Minister of Public Works Mufid al-Hasayneh and Director-General of the General Directorate of Crossings and Borders Nazmi Muhanna were present at the ceremony, in which pictures of PA President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President ... (more...)
Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman
- November 01, 2017

Afghanistan's Health Ministry has confirmed 14 people have been killed and 13 wounded in the blast, according to TOLO. Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said no Indian national was injured in Kabul suicide attack in Afghanistan. (more...)
Congress Promises Jobs, Zero-interest Farm Loans in HP Election Manifesto Congress Promises Jobs, Zero-interest Farm Loans in HP Election Manifesto
- November 01, 2017

Congress leader Anand Sharma told news agency ANI that Dhumal had been a "miserable failure" when he was the chief minister in the past. The Congress in its manifesto has promised farmer loan of up to Rs 1 lakh with zero interest and 50,000 laptops with 1GB data to school students. (more...)
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- November 01, 2017

Finally, FTB Advisors Inc. raised its position in Henry Schein by 12.0% in the third quarter. Intrust Bank NA now owns 1,219 shares of the company's stock valued at $223,000 after buying an additional 13 shares during the period. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 17,841 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,077,750.91. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . (more...)
'UNDERMINING' Britain's hand: Labour's attempt to trip up Brexit negotiations BLOCKED 'UNDERMINING' Britain's hand: Labour's attempt to trip up Brexit negotiations BLOCKED
- November 01, 2017

In total, the government says the 58 sectors analysed account for 88 per cent of the United Kingdom economy. "If the Government oppose the motion tomorrow they are saying that the Brexit Select Committee, which has a Conservative majority, can not be trusted with the impact assessments", Labour noted. (more...)
Cardi B and Offset Wanted For Wedding Special Cardi B and Offset Wanted For Wedding Special
- November 01, 2017

The couple have been celebrating ever since by showing off her enormous 8-carat pear-shaped diamond ring on social media. The former #LHHNY reality star has proven herself as an unstoppable newcomer in the rap game, gaining momentum month after month following the June release of her debut single, " Bodak Yellow ". (more...)
Korea Investment CORP Cuts Holdings in Carnival Corporation (CCL)
- November 01, 2017

The stock traded on unusually slightly up volume of 3.09 Million comparing to the average volume of 5027.60 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. 47 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 408.62 million shares or 0.87% less from 412.20 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The institutional investor held 211,681 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $5.72M, up from 197,581 at the ... (more...)
Third prison employee dies after escape attempt Third prison employee dies after escape attempt
- November 01, 2017

Darden and Smith died in the immediate after math of the fire. "All of the charges that were passed from the grand jury yesterday will remain and there will be an additional charge of first degree murder added", Womble said. Hooks said. The prison continues to be on lockdown. N.C. Public Safety officials have taken a number of steps in response to the failed escape at PCI. (more...)
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 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 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...)

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