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Debbie McGee makes Strictly Come Dancing boo-boo Debbie McGee makes Strictly Come Dancing boo-boo
- October 10, 2017

Debbie with her Strictly dance partner Giovanni Pernice. Talking on her BBC Berkshire show yesterday morning, she told listeners: "I was very sad to see Richard , the Reverend Richard go... The veteran broadcaster faced Simon Rimmer in the dance off and got sent home. Speaking about his exit last night, Richard Coles said: "It's been a joy". (more...)
Oh, Gee! Girls' Generation's Seohyun, Sooyoung, Tiffany leave SM Entertainment Oh, Gee! Girls' Generation's Seohyun, Sooyoung, Tiffany leave SM Entertainment
- October 10, 2017

Sources say that the trio quit as Tiffany will be pursuing her education in the United States , while Sooyoung and Seohyun will be pursuing their acting careers. "The members also have no thoughts at all about disbanding. We're not thinking about dismantling the group", the label told Yonhap News. "The direction and future plan for Girls' Generation will be carefully decided after the discussion with members ". (more...)
Gunmen kill 2 varsity staff in Kenya Gunmen kill 2 varsity staff in Kenya
- October 10, 2017

Regional police commander Larry Kieng said the assailants sprayed a private auto with the bullets, killing the two from the Technical University of Mombasa on the spot. Two police officers who were escorting staff and students from their accommodation to campus in a coach because of poor security in the area were also injured in the shooting early this morning. (more...)
Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab Trump challenges Tillerson to battle of IQ tests over reported 'moron' jab
- October 10, 2017

The president disputed the NBC News report during an interview with Forbes published Tuesday, but he also took a shot of his own at Tillerson. Trump tweeted last week that his secretary of State never threatened to resign, referred to the report as " fake news " and called for NBC News to apologize. (more...)
Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima Disaster Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima Disaster
- October 10, 2017

In Japan, the court laid the responsibility for the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant that occurred in 2011, the country's authorities and the company-operator of nuclear power plants Tepco. As John Matthews reports for NPR's Newscast unit from Tokyo, the court decided that "the government and the utility failed to act on a 2002 report that predicted a 20 percent chance of a major natural disaster triggering a tsunami in the following 30 years". (more...)
How Many Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY)'s Analysts Are Bearish? How Many Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- October 10, 2017

It has a 22.52 P/E ratio. The stores carry a range of food, including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches, beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products and other nonfood items. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.51%. M&T Bank Corp lessened its holdings in SL Green Realty Corporation (NYSE:SLG) by 62.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. (more...)
Another Official To Face Manslaughter Charges In Flint Water Crisis
- October 10, 2017

Wells is Michigan's chief medical officer and had been charged with obstruction of justice and lying to a special agent allegedly for obstructing researchers at Wayne State University from trying to link the corrosive Flint River water to the 2014-2015 outbreak of Legionnaires disease . (more...)
German factory output scales six-year high German factory output scales six-year high
- October 10, 2017

Seasonally adjusted exports rose by 3.1 percent on the month while imports were 1.2 percent up, data from the Federal Statistics Office showed. "Our estimate is roughly 0.6 per cent on the quarter", Mr Solveen said. "The biggest risks for the German economy and the export sector come from the outside", said Carsten Brzeski, an economist at ING. "The German economy is powering ahead", he said, arguing that drawn-out coalition talks in Berlin after last month's general election should be ... (more...)
Thousands pray along Polish border for country's salvation Thousands pray along Polish border for country's salvation
- October 10, 2017

Organized by Catholic laypeople of the Solo Dios Basta ("God Alone Suffices") Foundation, the event was sponsored by various state-owned companies and was approved by the Polish Catholic hierarchy. That was a main motive for us to come here. Poland and other Eastern European countries are locked in a battle with Brussels over the EU's directive to allow hundreds of thousands of Islamic migrants into their countries which Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic believe will destroy their ... (more...)
Russian Su-24 jet skids off runway in Syria, crew killed Russian Su-24 jet skids off runway in Syria, crew killed
- October 10, 2017

The crew has been killed. The two-person crew failed to eject. "The Su-24 plane rolled off the runway and broke up while accelerating for takeoff". Last month a Russian general was killed near the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, where Russian special forces are participating in the regime's ground offensive. (more...)
Objective behind Justice Iqbal appointment is unclear: PTI Objective behind Justice Iqbal appointment is unclear: PTI
- October 10, 2017

The PTI leadership said that the "performance" of the new NAB chairman "will determine whether his appointment is justified or not". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had rejected the six names proposed by the prime minister and the opposition leader. (more...)
Authorities still stumped by Vegas gunman Authorities still stumped by Vegas gunman
- October 10, 2017

Campos has changed through investigation", he said. The Las Vegas gunman shot a hotel security guard before opening fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this month, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Monday, contradicting earlier reports . (more...)
Black Man Brutally Beaten By Neo-Nazis In VA Now Wanted For Arrest Black Man Brutally Beaten By Neo-Nazis In VA Now Wanted For Arrest
- October 10, 2017

Harris' attorney, Lee Merritt, who called the charge a "clearly retaliatory" effort from white supremacists after Harris used social media to identify suspects in the beating, said his client would turn himself in within 24 hours. "The victim went to the Magistrate's office, presented the facts of what occurred and attempted to obtain the warrant". Lt. Stephen Upman said an alleged unidentified victim went to the magistrate's office to describe the scenarios that lead to a violent quarrel ... (more...)
California to require advanced notice on hikes in drug costs California to require advanced notice on hikes in drug costs
- October 10, 2017

Gov. Brown signed the controversial new laws over objections from the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the California State Sheriffs' Association, among other groups. With this bill, California is pulling back the curtain to expose surprise price hikes before they happen, and shining some much-needed sunlight on what goes into the price of a drug. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 'grand statue' of Lord Rama in Ayodhya Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 'grand statue' of Lord Rama in Ayodhya
- October 10, 2017

Principal Secretary of Tourism Awanish Kumar Awasthi had made a presentation, the IE report says. The senior most official of the state tourism department said the statue will come up in Ayodhya , considered a political cornerstone after the Babri Mosque there was destroyed by a Hindu mob in 1992 to build a temple in its place, only after the National Green Tribunal gives a clearance to the project. (more...)
Former President Mahama advises Liberians to respect electoral laws Former President Mahama advises Liberians to respect electoral laws
- October 10, 2017

Despite Sirleaf's groundbreaking role, only one female candidate is running for the presidency, MacDella Cooper, a former model-turned-philanthropist. Liberia's police and army are overseeing election security for the first time since the civil war following a handover from United Nations peacekeepers previous year, and though underfunded have kept the peace during the campaign. (more...)
Erdogan arrives in Belgrade for two-day visit Erdogan arrives in Belgrade for two-day visit
- October 10, 2017

Erdogan will also visit the Damad Ali Pasha Tomb in Belgrade Fortress, an Ottoman structure which is undergoing renovation by a Turkish development agency. They will also hold talks on bilateral issues and sign a range of agreements. The visit of the high guest from Ankara will come with unprecedented security measures, such as he enjoys in his country, the article continued, and added that, besides Erdogan's security, about 3,000 Serbian police officers will be also be involved. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend: 'Never occurred to me' he was planning violence Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend: 'Never occurred to me' he was planning violence
- October 10, 2017

Campos had been investigating an alarm that went off in another room on the same floor, signaling that a door had been left open. "The prostitute, who did not give a name, said Paddock had a habit of hiring hookers on his frequent jaunts to Sin City, where he celebrated casino wins with 'really aggressive and violent sex", according to Britain's The Sun newspaper . (more...)
Amit Shah to address mega rally in Rahul Gandhi's turf Amethi Amit Shah to address mega rally in Rahul Gandhi's turf Amethi
- October 10, 2017

Gandhi's one-day visit to Amethi last week was planned after hearing the news of BJP chief Amit Shah's visit to the constituency, she claimed. Party sources said the upcoming visit of the senior BJP leaders was aimed at sending a clear message that the party will fight to win the seat of Amethi in 2019 and that it is them and not the congress bringing in all-round development of the palce. (more...)
Vegas shooter Paddock booked a room in Chicago for Lollapalooza, never showed Vegas shooter Paddock booked a room in Chicago for Lollapalooza, never showed
- October 10, 2017

He later booked a second room for August 3 through August 6, the same days as Lollapalooza in Grant Park. Hometown artist Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, The Killer, and Muse were among those who performed at the festival. He then shot and killed himself as police tried to break into the room. Investigators are still searching for a motive behind the attack, and are trying to determine why Paddock researched locations in Boston and Chicago , according to NBC News . (more...)
Trump gets asked: 'What's the storm?' Trump gets asked: 'What's the storm?'
- October 10, 2017

Trump asked. "Maybe it's the calm before the storm ". During a brief appearance with the media in front of the Oval Office Friday afternoon, a reporter asked Trump what exactly he meant by his comment Thursday night during a photo-op with military leaders. (more...)
Conduent to set up facility in Vizag Conduent to set up facility in Vizag
- October 10, 2017

The power-packed two-day expo connects decision makers from government bodies and the industry, working on blockchain technologies to create business and investment opportunities for startups received an overwhelming participation of more than 500 delegates on day 1. (more...)
Newly disclosed email sheds light on Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer
- October 10, 2017

That law was meant to punish Russia for the death of Russian attorney Sergei Magnitsky, who was killed in prison after uncovering an enormous fraud scheme linked to close Putin allies. And did Veselnitskaya have it with her when she went to Trump Tower? But her testimony was ultimately sunk due to opposition from Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.), according to The Washington Post . (more...)
Suspected tornado hits Burke, one man hospitalized Suspected tornado hits Burke, one man hospitalized
- October 10, 2017

Herman Road. South Caldwell High School was opened as a shelter. On Saturday evening's update, Foothills Weather Network (FWN) and the National Weather Service (NWS) tracked Hurricane Nate's trajectory through the Gulf of Mexico and up the Mississippi Coast, projected to blow northeast through McDowell and Western North Carolina. (more...)
Ghana U-17s Ready For USA Challenge Ghana U-17s Ready For USA Challenge
- October 10, 2017

Impressive goal by substitute Ayo Akinola of USA in the 75th minute clinched victory against Ghana 1-0 in the group A of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup here on Monday evening making their way to the knock out stage. (more...)

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