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O'Neill arrives in Vietnam for APEC Summit 2017 O'Neill arrives in Vietnam for APEC Summit 2017
- November 08, 2017

The Vietnamese president called on the Asia-Pacific business community to play a leading role in fulfilling the Bogor Goals of trade and investment liberalization by 2020. Established in 1989, APEC comprises Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, the USA, and Vietnam. (more...)
Miami school offers bulletproof backpack insert for students Miami school offers bulletproof backpack insert for students
- November 08, 2017

A school in the United States has started selling bulletproof panels for backpacks so students can be better protected in case of a mass shooting . "It's not required. George Gulla, dean of students and head of school security at Florida Christian School , told CNN the bulletproof panels would add "another level of protection" to students of the pre-K through grade 12 school "in the event of an active shooter ". (more...)
President Abbas meets Saudi crown prince President Abbas meets Saudi crown prince
- November 08, 2017

Abbas arrived in the Saudi capital on Monday night following a short visit to Egypt, where he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and attended an worldwide conference. Palestinian ministers, along with social affairs ministers from all Arab countries are expected to attend, as well as diplomatic officials and charities based across the world - including Kuwaiti charities and United Nations affiliated organisations. (more...)
Demonetisation is a big scam: Mamata Banerjee Demonetisation is a big scam: Mamata Banerjee
- November 08, 2017

Addressing the media here, Banerjee questioned why the Prime Minister, all other ministers, and top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, as also all frontal organisations of the Sangh Parivar had plunged headlong into the Gujarat poll campaign, if the state government there has done "so much work as they claim". (more...)
Umar Ado reveals what will happen if Atiku becomes PDP presidential candidate
- November 08, 2017

Ardo spoke with journalists on Tuesday after submitting a petition to the Adamawa State PDP Congress Appeal Panel at the party's national headquarters in Abuja. Reacting however, Atiku, in a text message by his media adviser, Mazi Paul Ibe, described the allegations against him as ludicrous, adding that those accusing him of meddling in PDP's affairs in the state should look elsewhere. (more...)
Ombudsman files criminal charges against former Philippines president Aquino Ombudsman files criminal charges against former Philippines president Aquino
- November 08, 2017

In a statement, LP said that Aquino "only did what he deemed best and right under the situation" after thorough consultation with officials. "It is unthinkable for then President Benigno Aquino III to make a decision that would endanger the lives of our policemen and soldiers, or parade them helpless in the firing line". (more...)
Cork handed England call-up as injured trio pull out Cork handed England call-up as injured trio pull out
- November 08, 2017

Those four, along with Manchester City's Raheem Sterling and Tottenham striker Harry Kane have all been forced to drop out of the November worldwide friendlies against Brazil and Germany due to injury - paving the way for Cork to receive his first ever call-up for his country. (more...)
Irish WhatsApp users targetted by unsafe new scam
- November 08, 2017

Worryingly, the message comes through as if it has done so from a trusted contact. Messages look like they've been sent from an actual contact, but the recipient name is fake and created to trick you into clicking on the URL to claim the alleged voucher, the Daily Mirror reports. (more...)
Show of force planned by 3 United States aircraft carrier groups Show of force planned by 3 United States aircraft carrier groups
- November 08, 2017

On his Asia tour, Trump has been shoring up the US' alliance with key American allies in the region such as South Korea and Japan as they jointly ramp up efforts against North Korea to scale down its nuclear and missile programmes. Money is needed to enhance the USA force in Afghanistan to send to this country a further 3,500 military personnel. Given the close geographical proximity and longstanding diplomatic ties, war with North Korea would nearly inevitably lead to war with China, another ... (more...)
Unite's Commons reps upbeat after summit with PM on sex scandal Unite's Commons reps upbeat after summit with PM on sex scandal
- November 08, 2017

The British Prime Minister said party leaders agreed at a meeting in Parliament to introduce a new grievance procedure and upgrade an existing complaints hotline to a face-to-face human resources service. "This was a productive meeting and the prime minister agreed to consider the branch's call for formal union recognition", said Max Freedman, parliamentary branch chair of the union. (more...)
Egypt's top appeals court upholds five-year jail term for activist
- November 08, 2017

The blogger and software engineer was a leading voice amongst the tech-savvy liberal youth who initially led the 2011 uprising that ended the 30-year-rule of Hosni Mubarak. The others, except for one man also found guilty of carrying a knife, were handed three-year terms. Abdel-Fattah's aunt Ahdaf Soueif, a novelist and rights advocate, lamented the decision. (more...)
Alonso in line for Toyota LMP1 test
- November 08, 2017

The Spaniard has already been confirmed as racing for United Autosports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January , with Alonso seeing his sportscar debut as the flawless opportunity to prepare for a future Le Mans attempt as part of his goal of winning motorsport's famed Triple Crown. (more...)
Senate committee backs new sanctions targeting North Korea Senate committee backs new sanctions targeting North Korea
- November 08, 2017

Members of the Republican-led Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee voted 23-0 for the bill named after Otto Warmbier, the college student from OH who was imprisoned by North Korea for more than a year before he returned home in June with brain damage and died days later. (more...)
Mayo Investment Advisers LLC Decreases Position in Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) Mayo Investment Advisers LLC Decreases Position in Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI)
- November 08, 2017

The stock declined 0.09% or $0.1 reaching $111.73 per share. Legacy Advisors LLC bought a new position in Crown Castle International Corporation during the third quarter valued at about $100,000. Crown Castle International Corporation's payout ratio is now 316.67%. Tetrem Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $5.12B and $2.29 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) by 28,580 shares to 1.02M shares, valued at $44.72 million in 2017Q2, according ... (more...)
China's goods trade volume up 15.9 pct in Jan-Oct China's goods trade volume up 15.9 pct in Jan-Oct
- November 08, 2017

America's trade deficit with the world's second-largest economy - which the International Monetary Fund calculated a year ago at $327 billion - has provided fodder for Trump throughout his campaign and during his first months in office. "We should boost American exports to China by pursuing policies that reduce the trade and market-access barriers that China uses to keep out American manufactured goods, services, and agriculture products", he said. (more...)
Trump administration tightens sanctions against Cuba
- November 08, 2017

The administration also said it would be posting a list of entities and subentries connected with the Cuban military, with whom Americans would be forbidden from engaging in some financial transactions. Trump's campaign-trail pledges to Cuban Americans. Trump first announced his Cuba policy on June 16 but the Treasury Department is exempting trips that were booked before then. (more...)
Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs
- November 08, 2017

Delhi's air quality was the season's worst on Tuesday as the combined effect of smoke from stubble burning - setting fire to straw stubble after a harvest - and moisture turned the city into what Kejriwal called a "gas chamber". "Every year, Punjab rice farms collectively burn about 7 to 8 million metric tons of leftover plant debris in October and November", a NASA report said recently. (more...)
Services and parades in Torfaen to honour the fallen on Remembrance Sunday Services and parades in Torfaen to honour the fallen on Remembrance Sunday
- November 08, 2017

Ferring's service is at Ferring War Memorial, Ferring Street at 10.45am, with roads closed until 11.30am. "I am honoured to lead the civic service this year in Urmston". The service will start at 10:50 am, following the arrival of the parade of uniformed organisations. At 11am, St Peter's Church will host another service. (more...)
Gemany officially recognising 'third gender' other than male and female
- November 08, 2017

The Constitutional Court, in the western German city of Karlsruhe, said intersex people should be able to be identified as "positive" on the official registrar of births. The minister for families in Chancellor Angela Merkel's outgoing government, Katarina Barley, said a third gender option was 'overdue'. Intersex traits can be "visible at birth" while in others "they are not apparent until puberty", the agency says. (more...)
Police pull python out of man's trousers after noticing 'considerable bulge' Police pull python out of man's trousers after noticing 'considerable bulge'
- November 08, 2017

They said he was searched and officers noticed "a significant bulge in his trousers". After detaining one of the men for drunken and aggressive behavior, officers say they noticed a "considerable bulge" in his pants. The police statement said it was unclear why the man was carrying the snake there, adding that the reptile might belong to one of the man's relatives. (more...)
Charity reveals number of homeless people living in Eastbourne Charity reveals number of homeless people living in Eastbourne
- November 08, 2017

In Adur it is 1 in every 438 people (145 homeless), Horsham is 1 in every 902 (153 homeless), Arun is 1 in every 420 (374 homeless), and Chichester 1 in every 938 (126 homeless). A spokesperson for the Department for Communities and Local Government said: 'We are determined to tackle all forms of homelessness, which includes making sure people in temporary accommodation are getting support to keep a roof over their heads. (more...)
Top counter-terror cop to be charged under Official Secrets Act
- November 08, 2017

Mr Beal has been summoned to appear before Westminster magistrates' under the Official Secrets Act. The papers were in a locked box taken from Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale's unmarked police auto in May. A Met Police spokesman said: 'On Tuesday, 7 November, the Metropolitan Police Service summonsed a West Midlands officer for an offence under the Official Secrets Act relating to failure to safeguard sensitive documents. (more...)
FERA Case: Vijay Mallya to appear before Delhi Court
- November 08, 2017

The agency is likely to take various steps, including publishing in newspapers regarding the matter. Special Public Prosecutor N K Matta, appearing for the ED, told the court that the agency has no other option but to initiate the proceedings to declare Mallya as a proclaimed offender. (more...)
Assam IPR director held for involvement in multi-crore scam Assam IPR director held for involvement in multi-crore scam
- November 08, 2017

Reportedly, all of them belong to the 2013 APSC batch. However, some sources have also informed that there might be more arrests in the connection with the case in Future. The first arrest over this scandal has occurred in October 2016 with an engineer from Dibrugarh. Reports claim that the arrested are Hemanta Hillol Saikia, Jayanta Kumar Das, Sabira Imran, Pallabika Sarma Choudhury, Harsha Jyoti Bora, Sudipta Goswami Bharadwaj, Debajit Bora, Amarjit Das, Dipankar Khanikar, Aniruddha Bora ... (more...)
David Prescott: John Prescott's son and key Corbyn aide suspended by party
- November 08, 2017

However, a spokesman told the Daily Mirror: "The party takes all complaints of sexual harassment, abuse and discrimination extremely seriously". The spokesperson urged anyone with a complaint to come forward so the allegations could be properly investigated. (more...)
Cruise ships to be denied access to Venice St Mark's
- November 08, 2017

The boats have always been a source of frustration to locals, who have protested against the pollution and potential damage to fragile historic buildings and the canal itself. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said the decision was "extremely positive" because it had managed to find a compromise between environmental and residents' concerns, and "the jobs created by the cruise industry, which we can not afford to lose". (more...)
Lebanese president will not accept PM's resignation yet Lebanese president will not accept PM's resignation yet
- November 08, 2017

Aoun's election as president and the formation of a coalition government led by Hariri the crisis of the executive branch was overcome, are at risk", Russian Foreign Ministry has stated. He also underlined that the Lebanese president's prudence as well as the nation and Army's awareness will safeguard stability in that country. Russian Federation has also urged all external forces that could influence the situation in Lebanon to show restraint and constructive approaches. (more...)
Congress to observe today as 'Black Day' Congress to observe today as 'Black Day'
- November 08, 2017

The Congress has chose to field Singh, an economist of repute, to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state. Many of them will speak to media on Tuesday in major cities, while BJP leaders, including ministers, MPs and MLAs, will hold several events to highlight the Modi dispensation's policies to curb illicit money, party sources said. (more...)
Jacqui Lambie might be Scottish Jacqui Lambie might be Scottish
- November 08, 2017

Her father came to Australia as a toddler from Scotland in the 1950s and her grandfather enlisted in the Australian Army. As far as I'm concerned, all their affairs are in order - as are mine. Senator Lambie further added she had been delving into her family history in recent weeks as she wrote her autobiography, although it remain unclear whether she had been aware of her father's country of birth prior to beginning this research. (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (EVHC)
- November 08, 2017

Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (down from $68.00) on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a research note on Thursday. Envision Healthcare Corporation had a negative net margin of 6.39% and a positive return on equity of 4.88%. The 7 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $3.27 billion company. (more...)

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