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Duterte pulls police off drugs crackdown Duterte pulls police off drugs crackdown
- October 12, 2017

Duterte, who easily won the race to Malacañang a year ago on a brutal law-and-order platform, has stoked worldwide alarm for activating his fierce anti-drug campaign. Assorted laboratory equipment with an estimated value of PHP1,020,744 that were confiscated during anti-drug operations were smashed to prevent them from being used again. (more...)
Woman, 99, Escapes Home Invasion; Husband Dies Woman, 99, Escapes Home Invasion; Husband Dies
- October 12, 2017

The shattered vase cut open the victim's scalp, leaving a large gash, police said. Police met the woman, who said her husband was still in the home tied up. "When I saw that, 'Oh my God, '" she said. Ethlin sustained rope burns on her legs and was treated on the scene, then removed to a local hospital to be monitored, according to police. (more...)
IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) Given Buy Rating at Bank of America Corporation
- October 12, 2017

Shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) traded up 0.27% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $103.51. Suncoast Equity Management increased its stake in Stryker Corp. Iac Interactivecorp now has $9.98B valuation. Park Circle stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in IAC InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC). US Bancorp DE now owns 5,261 shares of the company's stock worth $543,000 after purchasing an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Alert for missing boy canceled after triple homicide in Ohio Alert for missing boy canceled after triple homicide in Ohio
- October 12, 2017

Police say a fourth victim with stab wounds to the neck and head was found at a nearby home. An extensive search of the area was conducted by sheriff's Deputies, the Lawrence County Drug & Major Crimes Task Force, and BCI&I which included the property in question, neighbor's houses, friends and relatives houses ant the woods around this area but Devin was not located. (more...)
United States withdraws from UNESCO United States withdraws from UNESCO
- October 12, 2017

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova said she received official notification from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, adding she expressed " profound regret at the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from UNESCO ". officials, including U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. It says the withdrawal will take effect December 31, 2018. The U.S. stopped funding UNESCO after the agency voted to include the Palestinian Authority as a member in 2011, but the State ... (more...)
Operations Partially Resume at Port of Durban Operations Partially Resume at Port of Durban
- October 12, 2017

However, port operations remain suspended. A container ship blocks the harbour mouth in Durban , South Africa, October 10, 2017 in this still image obtained from a social media video. "Several TNPA premises have been flooded, including the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence in Bayhead Road", the TNPA said. 'I would like to thank all the Port of Richards Bay employees who entered our employee competition and put forward suggestions of names for this special vessel, ' said Port Manager ... (more...)
American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban freed: Pakistan army American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban freed: Pakistan army
- October 12, 2017

In 2013, the couple appeared in two videos asking the US government to free them from the Taliban. Three Pakistani military officials, all speaking on condition of anonymity as they weren't allowed to speak to journalists, also confirmed the hostages' identities. (more...)
Foreign investors may adjust portfolios over N. Korea risks: BOK board member Foreign investors may adjust portfolios over N. Korea risks: BOK board member
- October 12, 2017

In recent weeks, North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test, all in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, and may be fast advancing toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. (more...)
Dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar cleared of daughter Aarushi's murder Dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar cleared of daughter Aarushi's murder
- October 12, 2017

Justice BK Narayana and justice AK Mishra gave their verdict in September in response to the appeal which was filed by parents of Aarushi , Nupur and Rajesh Talwar , who have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the CBI court of Ghaziabad . (more...)
Soup thrown on racist 'drunk' man before he's kicked off train Soup thrown on racist 'drunk' man before he's kicked off train
- October 12, 2017

Passengers on the L in NY grew so angry with Paul Lawson's foul-mouth rant that they threw him out the door. I'm a lawyer! I went to NYU Law! Frasqueri said that the situation was "painful and humiliating", but that her and her fellow riders stood together "and kicked this disgusting racist off the train so we could ride in peace away from him". (more...)
Breezy & Cooler for Thursday w/ Showers Breezy & Cooler for Thursday w/ Showers
- October 12, 2017

Partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies are on tap with the chance for some showers. Sunshine returns along with warmer temperatures Saturday . Overnight lows will fall into the 20s and 30s, so we're a little bit below average. There will be a few scattered showers around late, as well. We'll take another step towards seasonable temperatures on Wednesday , as clockwise flow around an area of high pressure to our north over eastern Canada will set up a cooler easterly flow off the Atlantic ... (more...)
FEMA can't stay in Puerto Rico forever FEMA can't stay in Puerto Rico forever
- October 12, 2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested his patience for helping fellow Americans in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico is running out and that he faults the US territory's management for its current conditions. The U.S. occupied this island after the Spanish-American War in 1898 and the population was granted citizen status in 1917. They have a congressional representative that cannot vote, but can serve on committees. (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia to hit United Kingdom on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm Hurricane Ophelia to hit United Kingdom on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm
- October 12, 2017

Forecasters say slight strengthening is possible over the next couple of days. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles. A Weather Channel report says Florida is the most likely state to see a hurricane make landfall during this part of the hurricane season. This should take the system just south and east of the Azores. (more...)
Germany: 'No evidence' Russian Federation used Kaspersky software to spy on US
- October 12, 2017

A New York Times report published Tuesday said that Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers observed attempts to piggyback on Kaspersky's government clients to steal United States government secrets. The Israeli spies found that Kaspersky's network also contained hacking tools that could only have come from the US National Security Agency, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. (more...)
Russia Protests Over 'Stolen' Flags At Former US Consulate, Prompting US Denial Russia Protests Over 'Stolen' Flags At Former US Consulate, Prompting US Denial
- October 12, 2017

The development came two days after Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his American counterpart, Rex Tillerson, that the Russian diplomatic properties had been "illegally seized" by the U.S. He also said that the Russian parliament already had experience with a "legislative response" to unfriendly actions of other nations, such as with the 2012 Dima Yakovlev law banning the adoption of Russian children by U.S. (more...)
Greek Court Agrees To Send Russian Cybersuspect Sought By US To Russia Greek Court Agrees To Send Russian Cybersuspect Sought By US To Russia
- October 12, 2017

Alexander Vinnik, who headed BTC-e, an exchange he operated for the cyber currency, was indicted by a United States court in July on 21 charges ranging from identity theft and facilitating drug trafficking to money laundering. "If the Supreme Court rejects the US request, as our client wants, the minister is obliged to follow (its) decision", Moissidou said. Vinnik has lodged an appeal against last week's decision favouring the U.S. (more...)
A Football Star Became the President of Liberia A Football Star Became the President of Liberia
- October 12, 2017

A runoff election was widely expected with 20 candidates vying to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first female president . Global observers say Tuesday's vote went smoothly despite late starts in some counties. He played for Monaco, PSG, Olympic (Marseille), Chelsea, Manchester City and Milan. Weah made his name as a footballer with Paris Saint-Germain before moving to AC Milan in the mid-1990s, becoming a hero at the San Siro and winning the Balon D'Or award, given each year the ... (more...)
Nwi Management LP Cut Jetblue Airways Corp (JBLU) Position as Valuation Rose
- October 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. LLC increased its stake in shares of JetBlue Airways Co. The total amount of shares outstanding is 189.74M, giving the company a market capitalization of about 10.31B. The insider St George Martin J sold 2,500 shares worth $57,500. Therefore 36% are positive. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $21 target in Tuesday, April 12 report. (more...)
Tillerson discusses visa crisis with Turkish foreign minister Tillerson discusses visa crisis with Turkish foreign minister
- October 12, 2017

The crisis in relations between Turkey and the U.S. harms the national interests of both sides, Turkish media cited the country's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag as saying October 12. "I don't recall, we have to go back and check", said Bass, who later couldn't provide any specific details for the issue. Deputy Prime Minister Bozdag said that he didn't agree with the ambassador holding a conference with journalists and said that if Bass wanted information concerning the legal proceedings, ... (more...)
Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Imran Khan in contempt case Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Imran Khan in contempt case
- October 12, 2017

During a previous hearing, the larger bench had suspended ECP's bailable warrants of arrest against the PTI chairman in the contempt case, while his counsel, Babar Awan, was directed to submit a reply to ECP's show-cause notice, duly signed by Imran by September 25. (more...)
Pallavi's killer who jumped parole previous year held in J&K Pallavi's killer who jumped parole previous year held in J&K
- October 12, 2017

Officers who were part of the team said that after picking up Mughal from Gagangir near Sonmarg, they were on their way to the airport in a private vehicle when they encountered mob violence on the way. Mughal had been changing his appearance and kept changing his locations, too. Police Commissioner Datta Padsalgikar told media persons late on Tuesday evening that the investigators notched success after painstaking investigations and human intelligence to arrest the absconder-convict after ... (more...)
Italian fashion house Gucci commits to 'sustainable' fur-free future Italian fashion house Gucci commits to 'sustainable' fur-free future
- October 12, 2017

The new fur-free policy will include mink, coyote, raccoon dog, fox, rabbit and karakul (also known as Swakara, Persian lamb or astrakhan), and all others species bred or caught for fur. The investigation found real animal fur being sold in House of Fraser and fast fashion outlet Missguided - despite both retailers having fur-free policies. (more...)
Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election dates to be announced today Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election dates to be announced today
- October 12, 2017

While the Congress has declared the incumbent Cheif Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh as the Congress candidate, the BJP is yet to decide on one. The dates for another election-bound state, Gujarat will be announced later, may be possibly next week. While Himachal Pradesh likely to be held in November. (more...)
Government price cap to limit energy bills for 15m homes Government price cap to limit energy bills for 15m homes
- October 12, 2017

The government said in a statement, however, before full draft legislation due later this morning: "The need for it would be kept under review, and extensions could be made, on the advice of Ofgem, up to the end of 2023 at the latest". "The Government dithered for so long, arguing with the energy regulator, before finally being forced to take any action that it seems unlikely consumers will really benefit". (more...)
These are the days of Donald's wives: Melania v Ivana These are the days of Donald's wives: Melania v Ivana
- October 12, 2017

Melania Trump is pushing back at Donald Trump's first wife for referring to herself as "first lady". Melania Trump's spokeswoman issued a statement that mentioned her son with Donald Trump, Barron. "Ivana was joking about being first lady on GMA and it was not meant to be taken so seriously", said the snitch "She was on the phone screaming at Donald and demanding an apology from her". (more...)

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