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Former Apprentice Contestant Subpoenas Trump for Files on Assault Allegations Former Apprentice Contestant Subpoenas Trump for Files on Assault Allegations
- October 16, 2017

She responded by suing him for defamation. The subpoena also asks for all campaign documents related to the tape and to Trump's many subsequent denials of the accusations that followed. "Attorneys for Trump said the suit ". has no legal merit", that these were "fame-seeking accusations" and argued the lawsuit should be dismissed. "Statements made in that context are properly viewed by courts a part of the expected fiery rhetoric, hyperbole and opinion that is squarely protected by the ... (more...)
Quake sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test Quake sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test
- October 16, 2017

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) on Thursday detected a 2.9 magnitude natural disaster 23km northeast of Sungjibaegam in North Korea, near the country's nuclear testing site. "It's likely that North Korea will conduct its next nuclear test in the stratosphere, or about 100 to 300 kilometers (60 to 185 miles) from the ground, where it will be able to conduct more powerful detonations", Suh said. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting victim wakes up from coma, takes first steps Las Vegas shooting victim wakes up from coma, takes first steps
- October 16, 2017

A 27-year-old victim of Las Vegas massacre woke up from a coma on Friday night after she got badly injured in the worst mass shooting in the modern history of United States. "She opens her left eye just a lil and looks all around the room at us, taps her feet whenever music is playing, continues to squeeze our hands, and even gives Austin a thumbs up when asked", according to the page. (more...)
Family dog ermgerges from from wildfire Family dog ermgerges from from wildfire
- October 16, 2017

Izzy smelled of soot and was covered in ashes - but the two-time canine cancer survivor has made it back to her loving family. But one loss hurt even more than watching their home burn to the ground : leaving behind their 9-year-old Bernese mountain dog, Izzy, who "bolted in another direction" as the couple fled the property, the couple's son, Jack Weaver, 37, told NBC News. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for missing Woodbridge teen Amber Alert issued for missing Woodbridge teen
- October 16, 2017

The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse issued the Amber Alert for the child abduction of Sinahi Aguilar Cruz, 16, of Prince William County at 1:43 a.m. She was last seen wearing a white and purple striped long sleeved shirt with jeans and a light colored jacket. Witnesses told police that they saw Sinahi leave the house and was forcibly put in a vehicle by Segovia. (more...)
Very strong winds are expected, occurring in the Hamilton area
- October 16, 2017

Environment Canada advised drivers to be prepared for "changing road conditions" as a result of the strong winds. "These winds will decrease to 40, gusting 60 km/h this evening", Environment Canada said on its website. Some special weather statements and wind warnings for Sunday remain in place for other parts of southern Ontario. "Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur". (more...)
Four troops killed in IED blast in Pakistan Four troops killed in IED blast in Pakistan
- October 16, 2017

It says the troops were taking part in a search operation for the militants who had held an American-Canadian family that was rescued last week. Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan , an alliance made up of a dozen radical groups, claimed responsibility for the attack. (more...)
Utah has USC on UPSET ALERT in Los Angeles Utah has USC on UPSET ALERT in Los Angeles
- October 15, 2017

They went down by two touchdowns to Utah Saturday night at home before scrapping their way back into it and ultimately tying the game, 21-21, in the fourth quarter. Darnold eluded would-be Ute tacklers, bypassed the easy safety-valve pass, and connected with Petite in the tightest of windows. "Darnold got himself out of trouble; I mean, we didn't sack him one time ." . (more...)
State of Minnesota to sue over Trump's health care action State of Minnesota to sue over Trump's health care action
- October 15, 2017

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson say the effect in Minnesota is smaller than other states; just under 11,000 Minnesotans get subsidized health insurance through MNsure since the majority of low income workers use MinnesotaCare. The payments have always been in political dispute. About half of USA counties will have only one "Obamacare" insurer next year, although it appears that no counties will be left without a carrier as was initially feared. (more...)
Tejas Express Passengers Served Contaminated Food, 26 Hospitalised Due to Food Poisoning Tejas Express Passengers Served Contaminated Food, 26 Hospitalised Due to Food Poisoning
- October 15, 2017

The train, that was travelling to Mumbai from Goa had to be halted when passengers started feeling uneasy after having breakfast. Promised in the budget, Tejas Express will also be pressed into service in Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow sectors, according to the railways. (more...)
Tillerson Given Chance to Deny 'Moron' Comment, Doesn't Take It Tillerson Given Chance to Deny 'Moron' Comment, Doesn't Take It
- October 15, 2017

CNN host Jake Tapper repeatedly asked him about the allegation, but Tillerson insisted he would not play "games" by answering. When asked at a State Department news conference earlier this month whether he'd ever called Trump a "moron", Tillerson did not respond directly. (more...)
Austria Holds Watershed Election Marked by Migrant Crisis Austria Holds Watershed Election Marked by Migrant Crisis
- October 15, 2017

A total of 16 parties are vying for 183 seats in the national parliament and will be chosen by Austria's 6.4 million eligible voters. The People's party (OeVP) - rebranded by Kurz as his personal "movement" - is projected to win more than 30% of the vote with pledges to be tough on migrants and easy on taxes. (more...)
CHAN 2018: 'Morocco replaces Kenya as host CHAN 2018', says CAF
- October 15, 2017

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) unanimously chose to give Morocco the tournament ahead of Equatorial Guinea. This is a competition played by players plying trade in the domestic league, and it is scheduled to be played on January and February 2018. (more...)
5P Launched by Rockot From Plesetsk Cosmodrome 5P Launched by Rockot From Plesetsk Cosmodrome
- October 15, 2017

A British-built pollution monitoring satellite was launched into orbit on Friday. As per the experts, the satellite will map the atmosphere every day. The spacecraft called Sentinel-5P is a contribution to the EU's Copernicus Earth monitoring program. Other satellites that were earlier launched are already offering insights into Earth-related aspects and providing optical imagery of different oceans and ice sheets in the world. (more...)
UDF failed politically in Vengara, victory only technical: Kodiyeri UDF failed politically in Vengara, victory only technical: Kodiyeri
- October 15, 2017

Last year, UDF got 72,181 and LDF 34,121 votes. CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan was quick to seize onto the massive drop in winning margin, and said that the IUML and the UDF had secured a victory only in the technical sense, while the verdict actually showed that the UDF's support base was crumbling. (more...)
Virginia University Campus on Lockdown After Shooting Virginia University Campus on Lockdown After Shooting
- October 15, 2017

A hip-hop concert was scheduled for 8 p.m.at the school's Multi-Purpose Center. One person received life-threatening injuries and was delivered to a hospital. The university said on its website that it was celebrating its homecoming weekend. Anyone with information is asked to call Chesterfield County Police at (804) 748-1251 or (804) 524-5411. (more...)
Congress leading; Vote counting is underway Congress leading; Vote counting is underway
- October 15, 2017

The Gurdaspur seat fell vacant after the death of BJP MP Vinod Khanna in April this year. - The bypoll is seen as a barometer for the popularity of the six-month-old Congress government in Punjab , news agency PTI reported. "This is a victory for the Congress and Capt Amarinder Singh", said Jakhar. The seat was earlier held by the Bharatiya Janata Party, which won it in the 2014 general elections. (more...)
Himachal minister Anil Sharma joins BJP Himachal minister Anil Sharma joins BJP
- October 15, 2017

Virbhadra's adversaries had written his political epitaph but he bounced back after getting elected as the president of Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) on August 26, 2012. Himachal Pradesh goes to polls on November 9 to elect its new 68-member assembly and votes will be counted on December 18. Talking to PTI over the phone, an upbeat Singha said he has launched his campaign from Theog assembly seat, which is now represented by Congress leader and state Irrigation and Public ... (more...)
Occidental Petroleum Corporatio (OXY) Stake Decreased by Davenport & Co LLC
- October 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 3.01% the S&P500. The value of the investment in OXY went from $4,283,000 to $4,734,000 increasing 10.5% quarter to quarter. Occidental Petroleum Corp now has $49.49 billion valuation. That transaction by Vanguard took place on June 30, 2017, the same day Susquehanna International Group, Llp purchased an additional 2770 shares in OXY to bring its total stake to 2770. (more...)
Inept politicians pushing Pakistan into anarchy, says Ahsan Iqbal Inept politicians pushing Pakistan into anarchy, says Ahsan Iqbal
- October 15, 2017

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that blaming Islamabad for security failures in Afghanistan was unhelpful and insulting for the people of his country. He was speaking to journalists informally in Washington on Friday. "Irresponsible statements will bring disrepute to the country". He clarified that "I made the statement in the context of a seminar held in Karachi where Chief of the Army Staff also gave a keynote address", he said, adding that the seminar was about ... (more...)
North Korea preparing for another ballistic missile test North Korea preparing for another ballistic missile test
- October 15, 2017

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defense Minister Marise Payne visited the truce village of Panmunjom and later held a meeting with their South Korean counterparts in Seoul . Under the current government shipbuilding strategy, Canberra is investing AU$89 billion (US$70 billion) to produce 12 new submarines, 12 offshore patrol vessels and nine new frigates, which will be equipped with the Lockheed Martin Aegis combat management system. (more...)
Young Girl Falls 2 Decks on Cruise Ship in Port Miami Young Girl Falls 2 Decks on Cruise Ship in Port Miami
- October 15, 2017

The girl is apparently in a critical condition and has been taken to a local Hospital for urgent medical care. A few hours later, Miami-Dade police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta reported the girl was dead. Doctors later announced that the eight-year-old had died after succumbing to her injuries. "Our most heartfelt condolences are with the family at this very hard time", the Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson said in a statement. (more...)
Dead Woman In Burnt Car Found On BQE Dead Woman In Burnt Car Found On BQE
- October 15, 2017

According to the New York Daily News , witness told police that the vehicle spun out of control around 4 a.m. near Brooklyn's Prospect Expressway, coming to rest in the center lane, facing traffic. this morning. - Joshua Longmore (@JBLongmore) October 13, 2017Saeed Ahmad flees burning vehicle: Can I get a ride? A passing motorist recording the burning wreckage captured video of Ahmad approaching a cab and asking, " Can I get a ride? ". (more...)
DPRK slams Australia for following U.S. moves against Pyongyang DPRK slams Australia for following U.S. moves against Pyongyang
- October 15, 2017

Valentina Matviyenko, speaker of the Senate upper house, will discuss the issue with a deputy head of North Korea's legislature and the head of South Korea's parliament on the sidelines of a congress of parliamentarians in St Petersburg, TASS quoted a senior Russian lawmaker as saying. (more...)
U.S. developing 'much better' ties with Pakistan, says Trump U.S. developing 'much better' ties with Pakistan, says Trump
- October 15, 2017

The couple were kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan while on a backpacking trip. "I have openly said Pakistan took tremendous advantage of our country for many years, but we're starting to have a real relationship with Pakistan, and they're to respect us as a nation again, and so are other nations", Trump said. (more...)

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