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Turkey troops, Syria jihadists clash ahead of expected incursion Turkey troops, Syria jihadists clash ahead of expected incursion
- October 11, 2017

The Sham Front, a major force in Aleppo until the Syrian government and its allies defeated the opposition there previous year, has joined a " national army " operating under the authority of the interim government's defence ministry, Aba said. (more...)
Dow Jones reported a fake story about Google buying Apple
- October 11, 2017

Needless to say, the stories turned a few heads, particularly with headlines like "Google Says Yay" and "Google Says Steve Jobs Suggested This in His Will". "Please disregard the headlines that ran on Dow Jones Newswires between 9:34am ET and 9:36am ET". Whilst the contents of the story make it obvious that the news is completely fake, the existence of real-time high-speed trading means the jump to $158 was nearly certainly caused by automatic computer algorithms rather than real people. (more...)
Hurricane Nate to weaken significantly as it makes landfall Hurricane Nate to weaken significantly as it makes landfall
- October 11, 2017

Forecasters say it will make landfall within the next hour or two. Nate was the first hurricane-strength storm to make landfall in MS since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, reducing thousands of beachfront homes and businesses to slabs. (more...)
Texas 'bump stock' maker faces lawsuit following Las Vegas mass shooting Texas 'bump stock' maker faces lawsuit following Las Vegas mass shooting
- October 11, 2017

The lawsuit, announced Tuesday , was filed last week on behalf of the shooting victims and targets Slide Fire Solutions, as well as manufacturers, sellers and marketers of bump stocks. In past interviews, the bump stock's inventor, Jeremiah Cottle, has said the device was invented to help the disabled who might have limited use of their hands. (more...)
United States Steel Corp. (X) - Technical Watch
- October 11, 2017

Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 64,597 shares of company stock worth $1,764,452. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, according to 11 analysts AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE: AKS)'s price will reach at $7.68 during 52 weeks. (more...)
President Trump Welcomes the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House
- October 11, 2017

It's a visit we've done in the past. "It's not about politics, that's for sure". "You are true, true champions and incredible patriots", he added later. Just on Tuesday morning, Trump threatened to target the NFL's tax status if players don't stand for the national anthem . Vice President Mike Pence also caused a stir on Sunday when he left the Colts' home game against the 49ers early because players protested during the national anthem, tweeting that he would "not dignify any event that ... (more...)
'First Wife is Self-Serving': Melania Trump Responds to Ivana's 'First Lady' Jibe 'First Wife is Self-Serving': Melania Trump Responds to Ivana's 'First Lady' Jibe
- October 11, 2017

But when Melania used this familiar criticism - calling Trump as "self-serving" and "attention-seeking" - she wasn't talking about her husband, the president. It intends to use in its title and role to help children, not to sell books. "She loves living in Washington , D.C., and is honored by her role as first lady of the United States", Grisham said in an email. (more...)
All The Best Reactions To Ireland's Incredible Win In Wales Last Night
- October 11, 2017

The playoff draw will take place next Tuesday (October 17th) at Federation Internationale de Football Association headquarters in Zurich. McClean hopes that Ireland can build on a huge win and come out on top against whoever they face in the play-offs. (more...)
Charlottesville celebrates first Indigenous Peoples Day Charlottesville celebrates first Indigenous Peoples Day
- October 11, 2017

Austin, Texas, followed suit Thursday. "We wanted to shift away from that and really start honoring the indigenous people who were here first", said San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon. A few cities have compromised. Richard Peterson walked to the microphone at Monday night's Indigenous Peoples Day celebration at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, clearly emotional. (more...)
Trump not to move US embassy to Jerusalem for now
- October 11, 2017

At the beginning of June, Trump announced that he wouldn't be moving the embassy at the time because forging a peace deal with the Palestinians, who strongly oppose the move, was a priority. JERUSALEM-A top Israeli minister close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed rare criticism of President Donald J. Trump on Monday and said he expects the government to approve more construction in West Bank Jewish settlements next week. (more...)
Suspect practised before Kim Jong-Nam murder, court told Suspect practised before Kim Jong-Nam murder, court told
- October 11, 2017

Pure VX was on Kim Jong-nam's body, in his eye and in his blood plasma, government chemist Raja Subramaniam said at the murder trial of two women accused of smearing the chemical weapon on Kim in the brazen assassination in February. Asked if the VX concentrate found on Kim's face was enough to kill him, Raja said: "I can't give a direct answer on this". Their lawyers had claimed that the women were told they were participating in a reality television show prank. (more...)
Michael Jordan donates $7 million for medical clinics in Charlotte
- October 10, 2017

This was the largest philanthropic donation ever by the six-time former National Basketball Association champion. "Through my years of working with Novant Health, I have been impressed with their approach and their commitment to the community", said Jordan, a North Carolina native, in a release Monday, the Associated Press reports . (more...)
Russian Federation to block access to cryptocurrency exchanges' websites Russian Federation to block access to cryptocurrency exchanges' websites
- October 10, 2017

Top Russian officials have been recently discussing measures to fix the legal limbo surrounding cryptocurrencies, ranging from introducing a regulation of sorts to imposing an outright ban on the token-based electronic currencies. Even those who have significant investments in bitcoin admit that there is not much money in the system, it has low liquidity, and it is nearly impossible to get out of the system. (more...)
Cross River government activates surveillance team on Monkey pox Cross River government activates surveillance team on Monkey pox
- October 10, 2017

He, however, called on Nigerians, who had symptoms of fever, back pain and rashes resembling chicken pox, to report to the hospital. The primary source of contact is from a monkey, whether through eating inadequately cooked monkey meat or meat of an infected animal. (more...)
The Value of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Underpriced or Overpriced? The Value of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Underpriced or Overpriced?
- October 10, 2017

Thus, the ratio is quite a reliable and comparable measure of asset performance across an industry. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $70.00 price target on shares of Southwest Airlines in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. (more...)
Dual citizenship court case may lead to political storm in Australia
- October 10, 2017

The most critical case involves Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, whose potential ouster from parliament could jeopardise Malcolm Turnbull's coalition government. However, critics say it is out of step with the country's modern reality, where 50% of the population are either foreign born or the children of immigrants. (more...)
Californians will get more information on drug prices under new law Californians will get more information on drug prices under new law
- October 10, 2017

California's law applies to any prescription drugs that sell for a wholesale cost of more than $40, including drugs purchased by the state for Medi-Cal and Medicare. Maryland and NY, for example, adopted bills that use a variety of legal levers to impose financial penalties or require discounts if prices are too high. (more...)
Dutch on a high as coalition formed Dutch on a high as coalition formed
- October 10, 2017

The next step will be a debate in the lower house of parliament, which is expected to take place Thursday morning. A first attempt shortly after the March elections to form a four-party coalition with the eco-friendly GreenLeft party collapsed amid differences over immigration. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation visited Las Vegas shooter's house again for Federal Bureau of Investigation visited Las Vegas shooter's house again for "rechecking"
- October 10, 2017

Jesus Campos , who was injured in the leg in the shooting , went to investigate "sounds of drilling" coming from the 32nd-floor room of the hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. The officers who led the initial raid of the shooter's hotel room publically shared some of the scariest details of that night. "We have no evidence or intelligence that the suspect was linked or had affiliations with any no terrorist groups or ideology", Lombardo said. (more...)
Attorney: Law Prevents Rapist From Having Custody Of Child Born To Victim Attorney: Law Prevents Rapist From Having Custody Of Child Born To Victim
- October 10, 2017

A custody case was started after Sanilac County in MI checked into the issue of child support. Rebecca Kiessling, the victim's attorney, who is now seeking protection under the federal Rape Survivor Child Custody Act, told the news outlet that Judge Gregory S. (more...)
Kate Middleton pregnant: Her nausea calms down, she's getting better and better Kate Middleton pregnant: Her nausea calms down, she's getting better and better
- October 10, 2017

The palace announced that with this pregnancy, Kate is being cared for at Kensington Palace. However, Kate, whose official title is the Duchess of Cambridge , showed no sign of the sickness that has forced her to cancel all engagements since then when she, William and Harry hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday to celebrate the efforts of those working Britain's mental health sector. (more...)
Stephen Paddock 'gambled $1ma night' and had Valium doctor on retainer Stephen Paddock 'gambled $1ma night' and had Valium doctor on retainer
- October 10, 2017

Paddock's 97-page deposition from the case has been obtained by CNN and turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and it offers a glimpse into the mass-killer's lifestyle and habits. "And if you aren't comped at casinos, you wouldn't understand", he added. Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly gambled all night and slept during the day. (more...)
Trump says dispute with Corker will not affect tax reform
- October 10, 2017

As for Tillerson's reported "moron" comment, the president said, "I think it's fake news". But Trump's tweets do not help, especially now that Corker has decided against seeking re-election next year and is free to vote whichever way he wants without having to face voters again. (more...)
Palestinian delegations head to Egypt for unity talks Palestinian delegations head to Egypt for unity talks
- October 10, 2017

In addition, Fatah stated that the Palestinian government will then implement a similar arrangement at the Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings. The Hamas and Fatah delegations taking part in the Egyptian-sponsored reconciliation talks had arrived in Cairo on Monday night. (more...)
Pakistan rejects United States concerns on CPEC Pakistan rejects United States concerns on CPEC
- October 10, 2017

The Foreign Office was responding to Mattis telling the Senate Armed Services Committee that the One Belt, One Road goes through disputed territory and that it itself shows the vulnerability of trying to establish that sort of a dictate. Speaking to media, the spokesperson said the global community should focus on human rights violations and the use of brute force against innocent Kashmiris in India Occupied Kashmir. (more...)

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