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President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG
- October 01, 2017

A former Commander of the NSG (Black Cat Commandos), Mishra played a major role in the successful rescue operations during the Amritsar Indian Airlines plane hijacking in 1993, and also served in the Indo-China war of 1962. TKS Elangovan said, DMK had met Vidyasar Rao on many occassions and kept him informed him about Tamil Nadu's political crisis and now they will further take the matter to Banwarilal Purohit as well. (more...)
Saturday's Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Game Is a Sellout Saturday's Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Game Is a Sellout
- October 01, 2017

It was actually the lowest scoring meeting of the Cowboys and Red Raiders, and the first with fewer than 80 points since Oklahoma State's 66-6 win in 2011. But, seven plays in the first quarter Oklahoma State was able to make it in the end zone bringing the score to 7-0 with around 11 minutes left. Texas Tech's offense wasn't as efficient on its second offensive possession, needing to punt after six plays, but got a huge boost from its defense in a crucial spot. (more...)
Hamilton expecting Vettel response in Malaysia Hamilton expecting Vettel response in Malaysia
- October 01, 2017

Cockpit temperatures approach 50 degrees Celsius and ambient humidity levels of around 70 percent.A driver loses around three litres of body fluid in sweat during the 90 minutes of an average Malaysian Grand Prix , according to Mercedes' data. (more...)
What to watch for Saturday night | Ohio State vs. Rutgers What to watch for Saturday night | Ohio State vs. Rutgers
- October 01, 2017

Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett needs 14 yards of total offense to reach 10,000 in his career. While the Scarlet Knights' offensive attack is built more around its running game, they may want to take advantage of an Ohio State secondary that is struggling. (more...)
Bow Fails, PM Modi Throws Arrow At Ravana With A Smile Bow Fails, PM Modi Throws Arrow At Ravana With A Smile
- October 01, 2017

Vijayadashami or Dusshera is the culmination of the nine days of Navratas, symbolising the triumph of good over evil. According to reports, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu might also take part in celebrations along with PM Modi . (more...)
Trump Says Puerto Ricans Trump Says Puerto Ricans "Want Everything Done For Them"
- October 01, 2017

Trump , in a tweet earlier this week, first linked the expense of the recovery effort with Puerto Rico's inability to repay more than $70 billion in debt owed to Wall Street. "Damn it, this is not a good-news story", Cruz told CNN . "Maybe from where she's standing, it's a good news story", the mayor complained. "When you have to pull people down from buildings - I'm sorry, that really upsets me and frustrates me". (more...)
California schools warn flutes could be tainted with fluids California schools warn flutes could be tainted with fluids
- October 01, 2017

In emails sent to parents of students Friday afternoon, September 29, district officials notified them there was an investigation regarding flutes given to students - as young as elementary-school age - by an individual who is also being investigated. (more...)
Baghdad halts global flights to Kurdistan over referendum Baghdad halts global flights to Kurdistan over referendum
- October 01, 2017

An overwhelming "yes" vote had been widely expected from the electorate of 4.58 million. Turnout was put at 72.61 percent. The State Department said it was "deeply disappointed" the vote had gone ahead. Kurds make up a large minority in several Middle Eastern countries, including Syria, Turkey , Iraq and Iran . The Iraqi Defence Ministry has said it planned to take control of the borders "in coordination" with Iran and Turkey , without indicating whether Iraqi forces were to move ... (more...)
How Many Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)'s Analysts Are Bearish? How Many Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- October 01, 2017

Bankshares Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in 3i Group plc (LON:III). Value and Income Trust PLC is an investment trust company. Vantage Inv Advsr holds 841 shares. Nomura maintained the shares of PRU in report on Monday, August 24 with "Neutral" rating. Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) has 0.00% since September 30, 2016 and is. (more...)
5 faith facts about Roy Moore: Evangelical in excelsis 5 faith facts about Roy Moore: Evangelical in excelsis
- October 01, 2017

A couple of months before his resignation, Bentley had appointed the state attorney general who was investigating him, Luther Strange , to temporarily fill Sessions' seat. Mr Trump offered his own congratulations to Mr Moore, urging him in a tweet to " WIN in Dec!" Luther Strange's 45.11 percent. Trump - who belittled traditional Republicans in his insurgent bid for the presidency - had campaigned for unusual in Alabama and sent Twitter messages urging fellow Republicans to vote ... (more...)
Did China just break its promise not to buy North Korean coal? Did China just break its promise not to buy North Korean coal?
- October 01, 2017

In its two recent rounds of sanctions adopted on August 5 and September 11 respectively, the United Nations Security Council sought to ban critical North Korean exports, like textiles, coal, iron and seafood. But Tong Zhao, a fellow at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing, said China didn't violate any United Nations sanctions with the August coal imports. (more...)
USA warns against travel to Cuba, cuts embassy staff after mysterious 'attacks' USA warns against travel to Cuba, cuts embassy staff after mysterious 'attacks'
- October 01, 2017

Travel providers note there are no reports of American travelers harmed by the mysterious sonic attacks against us diplomats and that travel to Cuba by Americans remains legal. The State Department has declined to say if there will be any repercussions for Cuba's presence in the US, such as through expelling an equal number of diplomats. (more...)
Republicans Try to Save Obamacare After Repeal Failure
- October 01, 2017

And only about a third of Republicans (36%) say tax rates on household incomes above $250,000 should be reduced; almost as many (33%) say they should be kept as they are and 26% want them raised. But just 3 percent of the richest Americans would face a tax increase , the analysis found. "They haven't been able to deliver on (healthcare) reform and they all ran on it, and now we have a do-or-die moment on tax reform". (more...)
Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million Houston Mayor calls off property tax hike after Abbott delivers $50 million
- October 01, 2017

He gave Turner a check and says they're on the same team as the tackle what may become the costliest disaster cleanup in US history. Turner made that request to the governor on Monday, but Abbott turned down the request, saying the city has hundreds of millions of dollars in funds that it can draw from already. (more...)
Suicidal man shot himself as Vegas officer fired too Suicidal man shot himself as Vegas officer fired too
- October 01, 2017

The suspect got out, shot at a Columbus officer, then ran into the woods, ISP said. Starke traveled south on State Road 11 into Garden City, just outside Columbus, before coming to a stop near a water treatment facility and firing shots at McCrary, according to police. (more...)
FAA bans drone flights near major US landmarks FAA bans drone flights near major US landmarks
- October 01, 2017

I'm surprised the Statue of Liberty was not already on the banned list as it seems the security concerns would be quite high (not to mention Mount Rushmore and the Hoover Dam). This isn't necessarily bad news, and the FAA does acknowledge that there are time when someone may have a legitimate reason to operate a drone in the area. (more...)
Trump launches personal attack on mayor amid crisis in Puerto Rico Trump launches personal attack on mayor amid crisis in Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

The president also frequently points out that Puerto Rico is an island, which complicates recovery efforts. "We must all be united in offering assistance to everyone suffering in Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the wake of this bad disaster", Trump added . (more...)
Americans on cusp of early celebration at Presidents Cup Americans on cusp of early celebration at Presidents Cup
- October 01, 2017

Matches that are tied after 18 holes will be halved . They headed off into four matches of fourballs in the afternoon with a mathematical chance to win the cup before the Sunday singles. The loopers then said "we know they got something planned". Absolutely, we say, and as global captain Nick Price pointed out, only 10 of the possible 30 points have been accounted for after the initial foursomes and four-ball sessions. (more...)
Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction
- September 30, 2017

Attacking the Modi government the Sena chief warned that "not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for the bullet train in Mumbai until the infrastructure of local railways was made better". "If it is not complied with then we will act on our own", he said. The Railways had received many warnings over the situation between the overbridge between - the only one connecting - the Elphinstone Road and Parel stations. (more...)
Seven Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana Seven Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana
- September 30, 2017

The seven members that were arrested today by the police are Kuldeep Singh of Basti Jodhewal, Ludhiana , Jasvir Singh of Tarantan, Amandeep Singh of Jalandhar, Manpreet Singh of Moga, Onkar Singh, Jugraj Singh and Amritpal Singh of Amritsar. (more...)
Mumbai stampede: Raj Thackeray says no bullet trains till present infrastructure improves Mumbai stampede: Raj Thackeray says no bullet trains till present infrastructure improves
- September 30, 2017

He further added: "On 5th October I will lead a Morcha to Western railway headquarters at Churchgate and ask them questions about their infrastructure". He told reporters at his residence in Dadar: "There has been a collapse of infrastructure facilities due to the migrant influx from other regions". (more...)
Lapse video shows Indonesian volcano erupting Lapse video shows Indonesian volcano erupting
- September 30, 2017

The eruptions in 1963 are a lesson learned from the past where residents were not evacuated earlier to safer areas. "If there is an eruption, volcanic ash clouds could cause flight disruptions". Widiada, the disaster official, said longer-term plans for evacuees from the so-called red zone are still being worked out. Agung, about 70 kilometres to the northeast of the Kuta tourist mecca, is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia. (more...)
Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol
- September 30, 2017

Despite Real Madrid's relatively rocky start, Bale has started the season in good form, scoring against Real Sociedad recently and also against Borussia Dortmund. We must prove ourselves again every day - that is what I like about this job, and my players too. Zidane is hoping for better against Espanyol , although he is not expecting it to be straightforward against a side that have taken seven points from their last three games. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms body found in North Carolina is missing Virginia Beach woman Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms body found in North Carolina is missing Virginia Beach woman
- September 30, 2017

Investigators have not identified the body, Tufano said. After a two-hour search, they returned with a pink shoe and a sweatshirt, The Virginia Pilot reports . According to the newspaper, a sweatshirt and phone charger were also found during the search. In the photo, Billie has dreadlocks that are dyed multiple colors at the ends. (more...)
Tillerson Says Trump Has Tillerson Says Trump Has "Issued No Red Lines" On North Korea
- September 30, 2017

Affirming its earlier decision, China on Thursday said North Korean firms or joint ventures in the country will be shut within the 120 days of the latest United Nations Security Council sanctions passed on September 12, as per Reuters . (more...)

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