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IDOE releases school grades; 6 Cass schools improve IDOE releases school grades; 6 Cass schools improve
- October 05, 2017

In all, the report reveals 62 percent of In schools are making a B or higher. Terre Town Elementary improved from a B to an A. The largest drop of any area school was Sugar Creek Elementary, which slid from a B to a D. Thea Bowman Leadership Academy, 21st Century Charter School of Gary, East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy received a D. Charter School of the Dunes, Aspire Charter Academy and Neighbors' New Vista received an F. (more...)
Expect A Rise In Gun Sales After Deadly Shooting In Las Vegas Expect A Rise In Gun Sales After Deadly Shooting In Las Vegas
- October 05, 2017

Trump's first stop was the University Medical Center, where he spent 90 minutes meeting privately with victims, their families, and medical professionals. "It's a very awful thing even to think about", Trump told reporters on Air Force One on Tuesday. He said that authorities were "learning a lot more " about the shooter, Stephen Craig Paddock , and that more details would be "announced at an appropriate time". (more...)
Brownback defends decision to void Kansas gay worker protections Brownback defends decision to void Kansas gay worker protections
- October 05, 2017

Other members of the panel had some pointed questions for Brownback. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is defending his decision to scrap an order that barred discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. "I will stand up and fight for those communities as I have in the past", Brownback said. "I will do that in the future". The Republican was testifying on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (more...)
Las Vegas massacre: why did Stephen Paddock open fire? The theories Las Vegas massacre: why did Stephen Paddock open fire? The theories
- October 05, 2017

Details of Paddock's life in the weeks leading up to Sunday's mass shooting - the deadliest in recent US history - have begun to trickle out, including his obsession with gambling and an alleged multi-million dollar fortune made from real estate. (more...)
Argentina, Uruguay & Paraguay Announce Plan For Joint Bid Argentina, Uruguay & Paraguay Announce Plan For Joint Bid
- October 05, 2017

It cannot be said that Colombia lost a lot. "We are convinced and I can say on behalf of the three countries that are committed to comply with the demands that Federation Internationale de Football Association has for the realisation of a World Cup". (more...)
India can fight two-front war, counter China: IAF Chief India can fight two-front war, counter China: IAF Chief
- October 05, 2017

Dhanoa said the IAF had a plan to address the shortage of fighter squadrons and by 2032, the force would have its full squadron strength. "Surgical strike is a decision that has to be taken by Govt of India". He also added that India was adequately prepared to take on China. Meanwhile, IAF Chief Dhanoa has observed that "we are not in physical face-off but in Chumbi valley their troops are still deployed. (more...)
'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds 'We don't want armed confrontation': Iraqi PM on Kurds
- October 05, 2017

The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct global flights to and from the Kurdish region. Iraqi forces, pushing ahead with a campaign against Islamic State, have captured the town of Hawija and the surrounding areas, the militants' last stronghold in northern Iraq. (more...)
Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds' Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'
- October 05, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. (more...)
Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds' Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'
- October 05, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. (more...)
Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds' Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'
- October 05, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. (more...)
Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds' Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'
- October 05, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi has announced he did not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but said they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the controversial referendum on independence in the autonomous region. All but four Kurdish-owned banks were allowed to send and receive dollar and foreign currency transfers on Wednesday, the source told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. (more...)
Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum
- October 05, 2017

Macron said France and others are anxious about the Kurdish situation after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct worldwide flights to and from the Kurdish region. He had on Tuesday called for a "joint administration" of oil-rich Kirkuk and other areas claimed by both his government and the autonomous Kurdish region, provided Baghdad had ultimate authority in any such arrangement. (more...)
Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum
- October 05, 2017

Macron said France and others are anxious about the Kurdish situation after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct worldwide flights to and from the Kurdish region. He had on Tuesday called for a "joint administration" of oil-rich Kirkuk and other areas claimed by both his government and the autonomous Kurdish region, provided Baghdad had ultimate authority in any such arrangement. (more...)
Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum
- October 05, 2017

Macron said France and others are anxious about the Kurdish situation after last month's referendum, and said France supports the stability and territorial integrity of Iraq. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct worldwide flights to and from the Kurdish region. He had on Tuesday called for a "joint administration" of oil-rich Kirkuk and other areas claimed by both his government and the autonomous Kurdish region, provided Baghdad had ultimate authority in any such arrangement. (more...)
Christian Atsu To Captain Ghana Christian Atsu To Captain Ghana
- October 05, 2017

The Cranes will host Ghana this Saturday at Mandela National stadium Namboole where they hope to brighten their chances of making it to the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. "We are now focused with the squad we already have in camp". They aim to beat Uganda and hope Egypt do not defeat bottom side Congo if they are to have a chance to reach next year's Russian Federation finals. (more...)
Radhe Maa gets VIP treatment at Delhi police station; Probe ordered Radhe Maa gets VIP treatment at Delhi police station; Probe ordered
- October 05, 2017

The Station House Officer (SHO) of the Vivek Vihar police station in Delhi offered his seat to Radhe Maa, while the SHO, with "chunri" around his neck, is standing beside. The 52-year-old left school after Class 4 and got married to Mohan Singh at the age of 17. In the latest video, policemen were seen singing with Radhe Maa in New Delhi's Guru Tegh Bahadur Enclave. (more...)
States should slash Value-Added Tax on Petrol, Diesel by 5% States should slash Value-Added Tax on Petrol, Diesel by 5%
- October 05, 2017

The centre had urged all the states to cut Value-Added Tax by 5% percent to reduce the ongoing prices of petrol and diesel in order to ease the customers. Announcing the excise cut, the government said the rise in the prices of petrol and diesel is also reflected in WPI, or wholesale, inflation, which has increased to 3.24 per cent for the month of August 2017, as compared to 1.88 per cent for the month of July 2017, and which prompted the government to act swiftly. (more...)
Baahubali actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty getting engaged in December? Baahubali actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty getting engaged in December?
- October 05, 2017

Ever since Baahubali 2 released worldwide, there have been murmurs about the Prabhas and Anushka Shetty linkages. He made it clear that he is not going to get married very soon. Now, speaking to Navbharat Times , Prabhas has opened up about his supposed relationship with Anushka. Arrey baba, we're family friends since the past 9 years. (more...)
Trump praises first responders in Las Vegas, meets families Trump praises first responders in Las Vegas, meets families
- October 05, 2017

President Trump ordered the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in response to the tragedy. On the heels of Trump's speech, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it wasn't the "time or place" to begin discussing gun control in the wake of the shooting, despite repeated calls from Democrats . (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend says no advance knowledge of massacre Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend says no advance knowledge of massacre
- October 05, 2017

Marilou Danley , 62, is being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the authorities seek to determine what led her 64-year-old boyfriend to carry out his attack from a window of the Mandalay Bay hotel on Sunday night leaving 59 dead and injuring more than 500. (more...)
Hess Midstream Partners LP Hess Midstream Partners LP
- October 05, 2017

Spot Trading L.l.c cut its holdings by selling 9,000 shares a decrease of 98.9% as of 03/31/2017. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.16 on October 4, reaching $22.4. Accern also assigned press coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.8719978525286 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. (more...)
Sir Edward Health paedophile claims inquiry endured history of controversy Sir Edward Health paedophile claims inquiry endured history of controversy
- October 05, 2017

The report, examining allegations of child sex abuse perpetrated by Heath, was published on Thursday. Police looked at 42 allegations and said there was sufficient suspicion to have questioned Heath about seven of them. And in three of the cases, alleged victims were mistaken in pinpointing Sir Edward as the perpetrator. "Victims of abuse need to know they will be taken seriously, allegations investigated thoroughly, and that no one is above the law". (more...)
European Commission orders Amazon to pay €250m in back taxes
- October 05, 2017

In the Amazon case, the company won a Luxembourg tax ruling in 2003 that allowed it to pay lower taxes. Amazon will now have to hand over the taxes that should have been to Luxembourg. The Commission also has two ongoing in-depth investigations into concerns that tax rulings may give rise to state aid issues in Luxembourg, as regards McDonald's and GDF Suez (now Engie). (more...)
Las Vegas massacre: inquiry shifts to girlfriend as Trump visits wounded Las Vegas massacre: inquiry shifts to girlfriend as Trump visits wounded
- October 05, 2017

And it's an incredible thing to see. They also say that if guns were banned then criminals would still have them anyway and ordinary people wouldn't be able to protect defend themselves if they needed to. A White House spokeswoman on Monday urged patience to allow authorities to fully investigate the shooting before drawing conclusions. I said if you're ever in Washington come on over to the Oval Office. (more...)
Tharir al-Sham leader critically injured in air strike, Russian Federation says Tharir al-Sham leader critically injured in air strike, Russian Federation says
- October 05, 2017

Slamecka of the group "Frente al-Nusra" ("dzhebhat an-Nusra") was established in January 2012 under the leadership of al-Julan and was considered a division of "al-Qaeda". He said the attacks near Al-Qaryatayn in the Homs province and a key highway linking Palmyra and Deir el-Zour wouldn't have been possible without US intelligence. (more...)