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Parliamentary election voting begins in Czech Republic Parliamentary election voting begins in Czech Republic
- October 22, 2017

The Czech centre-left Social Democrats are prepared to consider participating in the next cabinet but will not join a government that includes politicians facing criminal charges, the party's acting leader Milan Chovanec said on Saturday. They're turning inward. The Czech Republic's second-richest man, Andrej Babis, and his party have trounced long-dominant centrist parties in the country's parliamentary elections today. (more...)
Senate passage of budget resolution is a 'really big deal' Senate passage of budget resolution is a 'really big deal'
- October 22, 2017

Ultimately, I am grateful that someone is willing to remind Republicans that they can't continue to claim to be the party of fiscal responsibility if all they are willing to do is cut taxes. The White House contends that the Republicans' plan to slash the corporate income tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent would create jobs and boost wages for blue-collar workers. (more...)
Five Former US Presidents Join Forces at Relief Concert Saturday Five Former US Presidents Join Forces at Relief Concert Saturday
- October 22, 2017

Virgin Islands. Politics was set aside for the sold-out concert at Texas A&M University's Reed Arena, however, as Bush, Obama, Jimmy Carter , Bill Clinton and George HW Bush were given a rapturous welcome by the audience. President Donald Trump has recorded a video message for the hurricane relief concert that five former USA presidents are attending Saturday night. (more...)
Police Aren't Ruling Out Serial Killer in 3 Florida Murders Police Aren't Ruling Out Serial Killer in 3 Florida Murders
- October 22, 2017

Cops blanketed the area after the initial slayings, but it was not enough to prevent the sidewalk murder of the third victim, Naiboa. "But it was too late", Dugan said. Detectives have not discovered any connection between the victims. Crime Stoppers Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrests of the unknown suspect or suspects involved in the homicide cases. (more...)
TRADE ALERT: Penguins acquire Riley Sheahan from the Red Wings TRADE ALERT: Penguins acquire Riley Sheahan from the Red Wings
- October 22, 2017

As for the Pens, they get a capable third-line scoring center to take shifts after Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Sheahan was earning $2.075 million. Sheahan has had an up and down career since the Red Wings drafted him 21st overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. Wilson has appeared in three games this season as a member of the Penguins and is also yet to record a point. (more...)
Police Commemoration Day observed in North East Police Commemoration Day observed in North East
- October 21, 2017

Police personnel had been responsible for manning the 2,500 mile long border of India with Tibet until the autumn of 1959. Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21 to commemorate the police personnel who were martyred in Hot Springs, Ladakh in 1959. (more...)
Oxford accused of 'social apartheid' by Labour MP Oxford accused of 'social apartheid' by Labour MP
- October 21, 2017

He said: 'This is a social apartheid'. Aside from a largely white student body with just 1.5 percent of offers going to Black A-level students, the data from both universities also revealed a stark regional and socio-economic disparity in their student intake. (more...)
Strong to severe storms possible Saturday night Strong to severe storms possible Saturday night
- October 21, 2017

Rain chances remain relatively low through late afternoon, but increase significantly by the evening hours. Damaging straight-line winds of 70+ miles per hour will be the highest threat, along with localized flooding. Here's everything you need to know about this potential severe weather event. from what I like to call the 4 W's. So please stay connected to the weather this afternoon / night and make sure you review your severe weather safety plans. (more...)
Texas barge explosion: 1 dead, 2 missing Texas barge explosion: 1 dead, 2 missing
- October 21, 2017

A Coast Guard statement said: "At 4:35 a.m., Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday from the captain of the tug vessel Buster Bouchard over Channel 16 who reported that the barge B255 attached to his tug was on fire and two crew members were unaccounted for". (more...)
My husband killed my sister: Sister of Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya My husband killed my sister: Sister of Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya
- October 21, 2017

Summary: ExpressHaryana police on Friday said that Haryanvi folk singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya was murdered on Tuesday evening by four associates of her brother-in-law and gangster Dinesh Karala on the latter's instructions. Harshita was shot when she was on her way home in a vehicle at around 4 pm on Tuesday after her performance at a function in a village in Panipat. She was accompanied by a male singer, her assistant and driver. (more...)
IDF targets Syrian artillery cannons in response to spillover rocket fire IDF targets Syrian artillery cannons in response to spillover rocket fire
- October 21, 2017

Israel has occupied most of Syria's Golan Heights since the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. "Whether errant fire or not, any future occurrences will force the IDF to intensify its response", the IDF Spokesperson's Unit stated on its official Twitter page. (more...)
CBI to reopen Bofors case, seeks govt's permission CBI to reopen Bofors case, seeks govt's permission
- October 21, 2017

The move, which comes 12 years after the HC decision, will effectively overturn the stand taken by the then UPA government. The agency, sources say, has written to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) asking it to "reconsider" 2005 decision taken by then UPA government of not allowing the central anti-corruption agency to file a special leave petition (SPL) in the Supreme Court challenging acquittal of accused and quashing the probe. (more...)
Guj OBC leader Alpesh Thakore to join Congress Guj OBC leader Alpesh Thakore to join Congress
- October 21, 2017

He said, "Constitutionally speaking, I can't contest the election and I don't need to, in the first place". The Congress got a shot in the arm on Saturday after Gujarat OBC leader and Ekta Manch chief Alpesh Thakor said that he would join the party on October 23 at a rally in Gandhinagar in the presence of Rahul Gandhi. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis remark Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis remark
- October 21, 2017

Mr Corbyn will still visit Norwich but will hold an event with party members only. ONE OF Jeremy Corbyn's top allies was today reprimanded by Labour after he was filmed saying "Get on your knees bitch" at a party hosted by hard-left group Momentum. (more...)
Politics over Tipu Sultan Jayanti Politics over Tipu Sultan Jayanti
- October 21, 2017

Reacting sharply to the step taken by Hegde, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said he shouldn't have written the letter as he is a part of the government. Despite violent protests and clashes, which claimed the lives of three people Kodagu district in 2016, the Karnataka government chose to celebrate Tipu Sultan Jayanti every year on November 10. (more...)
Trump says he will let JFK assassination documents be released Trump says he will let JFK assassination documents be released
- October 21, 2017

President Donald Trump announced Saturday with a tweet that he would allow the classified documents related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy to be released "subject to the receipt of further information". Around 3,000 classified files were scheduled to be released next week by the National Archives as ordered by the US Congress. Most of the files are Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency records. (more...)
Minor girl allegedly molested, case registered Minor girl allegedly molested, case registered
- October 21, 2017

The man, Imran Shahid Shaikh , who is probably in his 20s, is the girl's neighbour. A 16-year-old girl, on her way to tuition classes in central Mumbai, was assaulted by a 24-year-old boy after she objected to his behaviour while he was sitting in a parked auto. (more...)
After core committee meeting, MSRTC calls off five-day strike After core committee meeting, MSRTC calls off five-day strike
- October 21, 2017

After that the State Government submitted undertaking before the court that it was ready to constitute a high-power committee, which will submit report within three weeks. The state government had agreed to an interim hike of 10 per cent, but MRSTC demanded a 25 per cent hike. The Bombay High Court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking immediate withdrawal of the strike called by the union that has affected over 65 lakh passengers. (more...)
Germany: Knifeman stabs several people at Munich train station Germany: Knifeman stabs several people at Munich train station
- October 21, 2017

None of the victims suffered life threatening injuries, police said. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. Munich police called on people in the Bavarian capital's Rosenheimer Platz area to stay inside after the incident Saturday morning. (more...)
PM Abbasi says D-8's progress failed in achieving economic goals PM Abbasi says D-8's progress failed in achieving economic goals
- October 21, 2017

The objectives of D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation are to improve member states' position in the global economy, diversify and create new opportunities in trade relations, enhance participation in decision-making at worldwide level, and improve standards of living. (more...)
Up to 20 feared buried as landslide strikes construction site in Malaysian Up to 20 feared buried as landslide strikes construction site in Malaysian
- October 21, 2017

A worker who saw the avalanche of earth coming down told NST online that "it happened so fast...there was hardly any time to do anything". Malaysian Insight reported that residents in Tanjung Bungah have in the past complained of over-development in the area, particularly on the hill slopes. (more...)
Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger
- October 21, 2017

Mark Cheadle of the "unexpected" attack. "Sgt. Johnson is a young man". The confusion over what happened in a remote corner of Niger , where few Americans travel, has increasingly dogged President Donald Trump , who was silent about the deaths for more than a week. (more...)
Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 49 in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 49 in Puerto Rico
- October 21, 2017

President Donald Trump won't let go of his claim that Puerto Rico was hit by a Category 5 hurricane. Almost 5,000 people remain in shelters, with many using rainwater to shower. I'm always looking injustice in the face. Some senators would like to see more funds added to that package, Senator John Thune, a member of the Republican leadership, told reporters. (more...)
Americans favor health insurance subsidies Americans favor health insurance subsidies
- October 21, 2017

Anthem has submitted premium rates that account for the subsidies being cut. "Gold" is close to employer health insurance in value. By more than three to one, Republicans would like the candidates who run for Congress next year to be more, not less, like Donald Trump . (more...)
Senate approves budget in crucial step forward for Republican tax cuts Senate approves budget in crucial step forward for Republican tax cuts
- October 21, 2017

Paul split from the GOP to vote against the budget resolution, which squeaked by on an all-Republican vote of 51-49 Thursday night and unlocked the Senate's special procedure to pass a tax bill with only 50 votes. "Tax reform is all about getting America going again and growing again. We want Americans to wake up in the new year with a new tax code, one that is simple and fair". (more...)