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MP bypoll: Chitrakoot electorate hold Congress' 'hand' MP bypoll: Chitrakoot electorate hold Congress' 'hand'
- November 12, 2017

According to the Election Commission (EC), there were 1.98 lakh voters in the Chitrakoot assembly constituency. According to the Newspaper, Congress candidate Neelangshu Chaturvedi is a former janpadh panchayat president and BJP's Shankardayal Tripathi has been a grassroots worker for the ruling party.Chitrakoot bypoll also comes exactly one year before the next assembly elections due in November 2018. (more...)
RSS activist hacked to death in Guruvayur RSS activist hacked to death in Guruvayur
- November 12, 2017

Reportedly, Anandan was an accused in the killing of a CPI (M) activist Mohammad Kasim. Twenty one year old Fasil was hacked to death by a group of men at Kiyare Junction at Bhrahmakulam, near Guruvayur in November 2013. Many senior BJP leaders including its national president Amit Shad took part in the march. The CPI (M) and the RSS-BJP are engaged in a violent turf war in the state. (more...)
Monsoon active again, Chennai to get rain until Wednesday Monsoon active again, Chennai to get rain until Wednesday
- November 12, 2017

The met office has predicted about 2cm-6cm of rain on Sunday. The low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood with associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 7.6 km above mean sea level still persists. The combined level of the four drinking water reservoirs at Chembarambakkam, Poondi, Redhills and Cholavaram is now 37% of the total capacity. Within a span of 24 hours from 08:30 am on Saturday, Nungambakkam Observatory in Chennai witnessed a mere 1 mm and ... (more...)
Police end interview after suspect won't stop farting Police end interview after suspect won't stop farting
- November 12, 2017

Officers had held the 24- year-old for possession of cocaine, marijuana and two handguns - one a stolen Magnum discovered in his auto. Local newspaper the Kansas City Star reported that Sykes "leaned to one side of his chair and released a loud fart" when asked his address. (more...)
Shinzo Abe's Accidental Somersault on Golf Course With Trump Goes Viral Shinzo Abe's Accidental Somersault on Golf Course With Trump Goes Viral
- November 12, 2017

In a summit with Xi on Saturday night, Abe received no clear response to a proposal that he visit China next year to mark the 40th anniversary of a friendship treaty. Trump, about 20m away at the time, didn't appear to notice his counterpart's dramatic tumble, but aerial footage later revealed Abe's gaffe. With an under-equipped military and coast guard, the Philippines has also looked to Japan to boost maritime security as the two nations face separate sea disputes with China. (more...)
Clouds And A Few Showers Through Sunday Clouds And A Few Showers Through Sunday
- November 12, 2017

Happy Sunday! Temperatures are about 10 degrees warmer this morning, starting off in the mid 30s. Areas further west will experience high temperatures near 60°. However, it will be a mostly cloudy today and while it will be mainly dry, there will be a few scattered showers mainly in coastal parts. If a system pop-ups up there is no chance it will be a factor in our weather. (more...)
Planned meeting of TPP leaders at APEC summit did not happen Planned meeting of TPP leaders at APEC summit did not happen
- November 12, 2017

Ministers meeting in Danang, Vietnam agreed on the "core elements" of what was now called the comprehensive and progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, a joint statement read. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the surprise announcement in Vietnam on Friday night, revealing Canada had not shown up for the talks between the remaining 11 nations in the TPP. (more...)
Benny Snell has historic day at Vanderbilt Benny Snell has historic day at Vanderbilt
- November 12, 2017

Lynn Bowden's 93-yard kick return in the third quarter helped set up Snell's third touchdown run that made Kentucky's lead 41-14 late in the third quarter. 2 Georgia and SC after a 37-34 loss to MS last week. In the last three games, Snell has 472 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. He will earn $5 million that season. (more...)
Wike Alleges Soldiers & SARS Officials attached to Amaechi tried to Assassinate Him Wike Alleges Soldiers & SARS Officials attached to Amaechi tried to Assassinate Him
- November 12, 2017

Governor Wike was not harmed, despite the attack . In a statement, the former Rivers governor said although he eventually passed through unhurt, his auto was "vandalised with a broken side mirror". "In a blatant show of naked raw power, the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi , this afternoon narrowly escaped being shot by security men attached to the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike ". (more...)
SC appoints ex-football captain as ombudsman, says AIFF SC appoints ex-football captain as ombudsman, says AIFF
- November 12, 2017

Ganguly, who led India at the 1982 Asian Games, has not been keeping well and is said to be suffering from Parkinson's disease. The overall process may take longer as AIFF sources said it would take at least three months to change the constitution and another one-and-a-half months to conduct elections. (more...)
Taoiseach Criticised By Homeless Charities Taoiseach Criticised By Homeless Charities
- November 12, 2017

This afternoon Mr Varadkar was challenged on how he could say the plan is working, give the record numbers of homeless people in Ireland . "We are one of the richest countries in the world yet, to our shame, we have a housing and homeless emergency and instead of trying to minimise the problem, the Government should end their denial, declare a national emergency and bring forward urgent, workable solutions". (more...)
Two doctors suspended in Bhopal gangrape case Two doctors suspended in Bhopal gangrape case
- November 12, 2017

The Madhya Pradesh government on Saturday suspended two doctors, including a postgraduate student who allegedly goofed up after examining the 18-year-old gang rape victim last week, and served a notice on an assistant professor seeking her explanation. (more...)
Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality Iran Urges France to Make Regional Allies Opt for Rationality
- November 12, 2017

The uncovered wreckage of the missile indicated "the role of the Iranian regime in manufacturing", Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry said earlier this week, without providing further details. On Friday, Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, the spokesman of the committee, said that Macron's remarks were an example of intervention in the internal affairs of Iran, according to the Tehran Times newspaper. (more...)
Centre seeks suggestions for issues of people living along LoC, IB Centre seeks suggestions for issues of people living along LoC, IB
- November 12, 2017

MLA Nowshera Ravinder Raina and MLC Surinder Choudhary along with local public deputations briefed the team about the problems faced by public and their demands, they said. The ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir came a day before the LoC visit of a team of senior officials of the Home Ministry in the area. Joint Secretary Internal Security, Gyanesh Kumar; Director MHA, R K Swarankar, Principal Secretary to the Government, Home Department, R K Goyal; Divisional Commissioner Jammu M ... (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Acquires 10693 Shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (H)
- November 12, 2017

It has underperformed by 30.53% the S&P500. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Hyatt Hotels Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and upped their price objective for the company from $69.20 to $78.00 in a report on Friday. Sold All: 22 Reduced: 50 Increased: 50 New Position: 41. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Arrow Financial Corporation accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock. (more...)
The Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Upgrade by the Vetr Inc. to The Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Upgrade by the Vetr Inc. to "Buy"
- November 12, 2017

Over the past 50 days, Barrick Gold Corporation stock's -23.81% off of the high and 1.27% removed from the low. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, ABX is a stock with 1.18 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 0.96% of its float. (more...)
Portuguese trawler catches 'prehistoric shark' during mission to 'minimise commercial fishing' Portuguese trawler catches 'prehistoric shark' during mission to 'minimise commercial fishing'
- November 12, 2017

Portuguese scientists have captured a "shark from the age of the dinosaurs" off the Algarve coast. The discovery of the shark - a male 1.5 metres in length (5ft) and caught at a depth of 700 metres (2,300ft) off the resort of Portimao - was considered a rare find. (more...)
Bishwa Bangla brand, logo regd in WB govt's name: home secy Bishwa Bangla brand, logo regd in WB govt's name: home secy
- November 12, 2017

It is not a private entity. "Its paid-up capital was paid by the state MSME (Micro, Small, Medium Enterprise) and Textiles Department", Additional Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha told reporters at the state Secretariat Nabanna. The law says an applicant - an individual, group of persons, incorporated body, partnership firm, trust, society, government or government undertaking - can not seek registration of the trademark for all goods and services. (more...)
Carroll being withheld from play Carroll being withheld from play
- November 12, 2017

Friday night. Chuck Person, Emanuel "Book" Richardson, Tony Bland and Lamont Evans were among the eight people indicted Tuesday in New York City. Oklahoma State was among the schools named in the FBI's years-long investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball. (more...)
Mass graves of 400 suspected IS victims found in Iraq Mass graves of 400 suspected IS victims found in Iraq
- November 12, 2017

Rakan Saeed said the militant group had turned a former US base into an "execution ground". Colonel Murtada Abbas of the 60th Brigade in the Iraqi military said witnesses to the executions led them to the graves. Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights has asked for worldwide assistance regarding the handling of mass graves, capabilities and expertise in exhuming the belongings, taking DNA samples and identifying victims' families. (more...)
North Dakota State rolls to 49-14 win over S. Dakota North Dakota State rolls to 49-14 win over S. Dakota
- November 12, 2017

With the win, NDSU secured a share of its seventh consecutive conference title. Next week the Bison travel to Illinois State for the their final regular season game. NDSU - Ty Brooks rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns on nine carries. Streveler ran up the middle and dove into the end zone for the touchdown. (more...)
At least 20 children hurt in platform collapse in Barrio Logan At least 20 children hurt in platform collapse in Barrio Logan
- November 12, 2017

In this photo, firefighters salute as an ambulance passes by carrying the remains of firefighter Steve Rucker of the Novato Fire Department in Santa Rosa, California, Nov. The couple had headed back home to Chula Vista when one of their children called and said there had been an accident. Children who were above and below the structure were hurt. (more...)
Barça make new offer to Liverpool for Coutinho Barça make new offer to Liverpool for Coutinho
- November 12, 2017

Barcelona will cash in on three midfielders to free up space and funds to sign Philippe Coutinho in January, according to reports in Spain. Although the Catalan giants had failed to land their top target during the summer transfer window, the Blaugrana hadn't given up on the Brazilian midfielder and now look very close to completing Coutinho's signing. (more...)
Egypt drugs case: Briton in court over banned pills Egypt drugs case: Briton in court over banned pills
- November 12, 2017

MP Karl Turner said her partner Omar Caboo has shown evidence which proves he has a bad back, and therefore confirms she was bringing the medication to Egypt for him from the UK. "She's so by the book, so routine, she just likes her own home comforts, watches Emmerdale every night or things like that, going to bed at nine o'clock every night". (more...)
Eight-year-old Perth girl dies after drag race crash Eight-year-old Perth girl dies after drag race crash
- November 12, 2017

She was apparently attempting a solo drive when she lost control of he auto and hit a wall. No other dragsters were on the track. It is understood she was not actually competing in the event but practising for her licence. The siblings were among 26 entrants for the Goldenstates Junior Dragster event. Police say they would like to speak with anyone who saw or took video of the crash, which happened at the end of Anita's run. (more...)
Jelena Dokic reveals years of abuse suffered at hands of father Jelena Dokic reveals years of abuse suffered at hands of father
- November 12, 2017

In the book, she says she was once knocked unconscious during a beating from her father, was regularly beaten with a belt, and once kicked out of the hotel room she was paying for her after losing a semi-final at Wimbledon . In her book, Dokic revealed she endured extreme poverty, bullying and racism after her family arrived in Australia in 1994. An article published Australian Tennis magazine in 2000 reportedly referred to Damir Dokic as "dysfunctional" and suffering from a "volatile ... (more...)
Polish far-right nationalists march in Warsaw Polish far-right nationalists march in Warsaw
- November 12, 2017

The so-called "Independence March", to celebrate Poland's rebirth as a nation in 1918, was organized partly by neo-fascist groups such as National-Radical Camp (ONR), the National Movement (RN) and the All-Polish Youth (MW) groups. Kamil Staszalek, 30, said he was there to "honour the memory of those who fought for Poland's freedom". In a recent press conference, Robert Bakiewicz, chairman of the Independence March Association, said the rally's goal was to confront European atheism and the ... (more...)
PM Modi departs for three-day visit to Philippines
- November 12, 2017

Trump is also scheduled to arrive in Manila on Sunday as part of his five-nation Asia tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. "My participation in them symbolises India's commitment to continue deepening relationship with ASEAN Member States, in particular, and with the Indo-Pacific region, in general, within the framework of my Government's Act East Policy", the Prime Minister said. (more...)
Volunteer firefighter killed in tragic accident Volunteer firefighter killed in tragic accident
- November 12, 2017

Friday night in Daviess Co., IN. According to police, the three firefighters came to the scene in their own personal vehicles. A fourth responder, Colby Blake, 26, of Cannelburg, struck a vehicle of another firefighter. According to authorities, Blake was not injured in the crash. Murphy suffered "numerous injuries after being struck", the release said. Blake was not injured in the crash, but police said his blood alcohol content at the time was 0.21 percent, more than twice the legal ... (more...)
Canada's Trudeau says still more work to be done on TPP Canada's Trudeau says still more work to be done on TPP
- November 12, 2017

Mr Trudeau is yet to explain why he got "cold feet", with some suspicion that upcoming elections in industrial Quebec may have contributed to his last minute hesitation to support the TPP. The pact, which would have covered 40% of the global economy, was thrown into disarray when Donald Trump withdrew the U.S.in one of his first acts as president, leaving the remaining 11 countries scrambling to keep the deal alive. (more...)

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