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White House OKs Senate review of Franken White House OKs Senate review of Franken
- November 17, 2017

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would overhaul the current process through which victims report harassment and make annual anti-harassment training mandatory. On Monday, a woman claimed Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16. Franken's office quickly released a statement playing down the accusation, which occurred before he was in office, but the timing is politically fraught for the senator. (more...)
Padmavati: Deepika Padukone gets EXTRA SECURITY! Padmavati: Deepika Padukone gets EXTRA SECURITY!
- November 17, 2017

Karni Sena chief on Thursday threatened the actress of physical harm and said, "Rajputs never raise a hand on women but if need be, we will do to Deepika what Lakshman did to Shurpanakha". Various organisations, political parties and individuals have stood up for the Rajput community and have opposed the release of Padmavati over apprehensions that it distorts history in telling the tale of Rajput queen Padmavati . (more...)
Singapore stops all commercial trade with NK Singapore stops all commercial trade with NK
- November 17, 2017

In the chairman's final statement on the recently concluded 31st Asean Summit in Manila, the regional bloc urged North Korea to "fully and immediately" follow the resolutions issued by the United Nations Security Council (UNCS), which demanded that Pyongyang cease its nuclear tests. (more...)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stake Increased by Destination Wealth Management
- November 17, 2017

Targa Res Corp now has $9.04B valuation. ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 30,842 shares of company stock worth $5,128,658. Also, insider John D. Mckay sold 8,111 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. (more...)
Man robbed of almost $200000 in the Bronx, NYPD says Man robbed of almost $200000 in the Bronx, NYPD says
- November 17, 2017

The victim was taken to area hospital where he was treated for bumps and bruises. The man, who traveled to NY from Africa, was just trying to start a life in America, when he was robbed of $190,000 in cash intended for his family. Police described one suspect as a black male who was last seen wearing a black Adidas jacket. An accomplice allegedly ran up from behind and tackled the victim, before snatching the bag and running out the front door. (more...)
Peru down New Zealand to complete WC line-up Peru down New Zealand to complete WC line-up
- November 17, 2017

The two teams drew 0-0 in Wellington last week, meaning a non-goalless draw will send New Zealand through to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation next summer. A still tearful Farfan said after the match that his team had "to endure a lot of nonsense until we got here". "All Peruvians should take this Thursday to celebrate as never before". (more...)
Building where collapse hurt children had safety violations Building where collapse hurt children had safety violations
- November 17, 2017

All permits up to this point were approved and inspections passed by the City of San Diego and no other permits had been requested since. The report says a Barrio Logan warehouse that housed the gym and other small businesses lacked fire sprinklers or sufficient exits, and walls, stairs, partitions, restrooms, locker rooms and offices were built without inspections or required city permits. (more...)
Notorious Mafia boss Salvatore 'Toto' Riina dies aged 87 Notorious Mafia boss Salvatore 'Toto' Riina dies aged 87
- November 17, 2017

He had been in a medically-induced coma after his health deteriorated following two operations. Sicilian Mafia boss Toto Riina poses for a police mugshot in this 1993 handout picture. The bloodbath campaign ultimately backfired on Cosa Nostra. Nicknamed "the Beast" for his reputation as a killer, Salvatore "Toto" Riina was now serving over two dozen life sentences, including one for ordering the assassinations of anti-Mafia judges Giovanni Falconi and Paolo Borsellino in 1992. (more...)
Moody's Upgrade Endorsement Of Reforms, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Moody's Upgrade Endorsement Of Reforms, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
- November 17, 2017

The finance minister while continuing his media briefing listed out major structural reforms undertaken by Narendra Modi government. "Many who had doubts in their minds about India's reform process would now seriously introspect on their positions itself", Jaitley said. (more...)
College Officials Voice Opposition to GOP Tax Bills College Officials Voice Opposition to GOP Tax Bills
- November 17, 2017

It has always been argued that there are long-term benefits to "investing" in graduate students. A $37,000 income equates to state taxes of $891, but if taxed on my stipend and tuition this amount would increase to $2,140. The key question isn't who wins and loses, but whether we should undertake any of these trade-offs to give massive tax breaks to companies like Apple, Nike, Pfizer, and General Electric - companies whose loyalty to USA communities and workers is historically abysmal. (more...)
Two Israelis Wounded in West Bank Car-ramming Attack Two Israelis Wounded in West Bank Car-ramming Attack
- November 17, 2017

The attack occurred at about 7:00 a.m. The terrorist drove up to a checkpoint at the junction and accelerated his speed, veering onto the sidewalk and hitting a 70-year-old man. The terrorist suffered severe wounds. Magen David Adom reports the victim of the stabbing attack is being transported to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in the capital. (more...)
British explorer Benedict Allen found in Papua New Guinea British explorer Benedict Allen found in Papua New Guinea
- November 17, 2017

The adventurer, who once ate his dog to survive, was dropped in the jungle three weeks ago without a satellite phone or Global Positioning System. He had been travelling on his own to try to find the reclusive Yaifo tribe, whom he first met 30 years ago. (more...)
Macron Invites Lebanese PM Hariri to France Amid Rumors of His Detention Macron Invites Lebanese PM Hariri to France Amid Rumors of His Detention
- November 17, 2017

In comments published on the official Twitter account of the president, Michel Aoun said nothing justifies that Hariri has not returned home so far. Meanwhile, the Elysee Palace announced on Wednesday that President Emmanuel Macron had made two contacts with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Hariri and that the French president had invited the resigned Lebanese premier and his family to visit France. (more...)
Massive fire engulfs senior living facility outside of Philadelphia Massive fire engulfs senior living facility outside of Philadelphia
- November 17, 2017

Videos and photos of the multi-alarm fire surfaced on social media soon after it broke out. Initial reports indicate there was some kind of explosion before the fire. The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings, forcing residents outside into the cold. We will continue to update this story as more information comes in. (more...)
Timessquare Capital Management, LLC Sells A Lot More On Assignment (ASGN) Stock
- November 17, 2017

The institutional investor held 42,575 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.45 million, down from 53,452 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The indicator is non-directional meaning that it gauges trend strength whether the stock price is trending higher or lower. The Firm matches resumes with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. (more...)
Hot Stock for Investors: Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (EVHC)
- November 17, 2017

EVHC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) has been given a $35.00 target price by equities researchers at Robert W. The company reported its EPS on 9/29/2016. Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) has declined 23.31% since November 16, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
Homeland official resigns after report of racial remarks Homeland official resigns after report of racial remarks
- November 17, 2017

Rev. Jamie Johnson , former director of the Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security, resigned Thursday. Its mission is also to "help combat human trafficking and the exploitation of the poor and vulnerable", according to its website. Houlton also said that Johnson has "proven himself as a valuable supporter and proponent of the interfaith community's recovery efforts" after the recent hurricanes. (more...)
South China Sea Workshop Aims to Manage Potential Conflicts in Disputed Waters South China Sea Workshop Aims to Manage Potential Conflicts in Disputed Waters
- November 17, 2017

Asean member states have an existing and non-binding Declaration of Code of Conduct in South China Sea with China which provides that "parties should undertake to exercise self-restraint in the conduct of activities that would complicate or escalate disputes and affect peace and stability including, among others, refraining from action of inhabiting on the presently uninhabited islands, reefs, shoals, cays, and other features and to handle their differences in a constructive manner". (more...)
Vessel named Ferry McFerryface after 'Boaty' overruled Vessel named Ferry McFerryface after 'Boaty' overruled
- November 17, 2017

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance on Friday was forced to admit the name wasn't on the original list of 36 put forward by a panel of four distinguished Australians. Some maritime staff have reportedly refused to work on the new ferry. "The transport minister is demonstrating here that he treats public transport as a joke", Garrett told 2GB radio. (more...)
Caleb Porter out as Timbers coach Caleb Porter out as Timbers coach
- November 17, 2017

Porter had signed a long-term extension with the Timbers in 2016. Porter's surprise departure comes after a successful 2017 season where the Timbers finished first in the Western Conference before being eliminated in the Western Conference semifinal round of the MLS Cup Playoffs. (more...)
Teacher fired after posting student's hijab being removed Teacher fired after posting student's hijab being removed
- November 17, 2017

A Nashville teacher from New Vision Academy Charter School was sacked Thursday for a "lack of judgment" due to a video posted on Snapchat showing a student's hijab being ripped off. Tim Malone, said that the unnamed teacher denied making the video. The teacher's action was inappropriate and unacceptable. CAIR said that they "welcomed" the decision to place the teacher on leave, "but further disciplinary action needs to be taken based on the results of the investigation into this disturbing ... (more...)
TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
- November 17, 2017

They were reportedly taken to the naval base SLNS Uttara Kankesanthurai in the island nation along with their trawler, and later handed over to the assistant fisheries director of Jaffna for legal action, ToI reported. The fishermen were apprehended inside Sri Lankan waters. On November 14, over 1,600 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without their catch after Lankan Navy personnel allegedly snapped the fishing nets of 25 boats near Katchatheevu. (more...)
MI downs Southern Miss MI downs Southern Miss
- November 17, 2017

Teske finished two buckets inside and notched a put-back for six quick points in his first three minutes on the floor, and he grabbed three rebounds (two offensive) to help lead the Wolverines to a 20-6 advantage. Southern Mississippi (0-2) hadn't won more than nine games in any of the past three seasons and was picked to finish 10 in Conference USA this year, but led 40-36 at the 14:30 mark of the second half. (more...)
Six-year-old girl sexually assaulted; police believe there are other victims Six-year-old girl sexually assaulted; police believe there are other victims
- November 17, 2017

Harvey William Leroux, 49, was charged with sexual assault and sexual interference October 24, police said. Police released a photo of Leroux because they believe he may have had similar contact with other children. "All of those complaints will be taken seriously and reviewed. The allegations appear predatory". Investigators are urging other potential complainants to contact them at 780-423-4567. (more...)
Chase suspect dances for cops before police dog ends jig Chase suspect dances for cops before police dog ends jig
- November 17, 2017

Crowson says investigators will determine whether the man was under the influence. The driver pulled over before hitting them along I-45 at the South Loop. The suspect appeared to be confused. The man then got out of his vehicle and started to dance on the roadway, refusing to get onto the ground and be handcuffed. (more...)
Bill Snyder blocks coaching deal with successor Bill Snyder blocks coaching deal with successor
- November 17, 2017

Snyder apparently had the deal nixed in at least part because he wants current special teams coach Sean Snyder to replace him. Leavitt reportedly has a clause in his OR contract with specific language that says he would not have to pay any of his buyout should he get the Kansas State job. (more...)
Big 12 Cross Country headed to NCAA Championship Big 12 Cross Country headed to NCAA Championship
- November 17, 2017

The women's race will begin at 9:45 a.m. CT, followed by the men's race at 10:45 a.m. CT. Fans can watch the live stream of the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships with a FloTrack Pro subscription. Their best finish was third back in 1982. With his latest achievement, Lambert capped a history-making senior campaign where he etched his name in Utah Valley history as the school's first-ever runner to go undefeated during the regular season. (more...)
Filipino leader describes Trudeau's comments on drug war insulting Filipino leader describes Trudeau's comments on drug war insulting
- November 17, 2017

President Donald Trump and other world leaders won't stop the killings. Trudeau afterwards said Duterte was receptive to his comments and stressed their exchange was cordial and positive. Among the 20 heads of the state, Trudeau was the only one who had travelled to the summit meetings to Manila and expressed his concerns about the drug crackdown publicly. (more...)
Statement by African Union on Zimbabwe Political Situation Statement by African Union on Zimbabwe Political Situation
- November 17, 2017

South Africa's president says he hopes Zimbabwe's military will respect the constitution "so the situation will not go beyond the situation where it is now". Zuma has urged the Zimbabwean ZANU-PF government and the ZDF "to resolve the political impasse amicably". An official press release from the South African presidency said that the group will assess the latest political and security developments in that Southern African country and will make its recommendations to the SADC heads of ... (more...)
Rajnath urges Gates foundation to build Rajnath urges Gates foundation to build "Model Villages" in India
- November 17, 2017

The licence, which lets an NGO or association receive foreign funds, was cancelled days after Swadeshi Jagran Manch, the economic arm of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) had brought out a "white paper" on the BMGF's influence in India's health sector. (more...)

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