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No Gold Biscuit, Memento as Gift For Karnataka Lawmakers: Siddaramaiah No Gold Biscuit, Memento as Gift For Karnataka Lawmakers: Siddaramaiah
- October 17, 2017

However, as per the Karnataka assembly speaker, the reports were probably just speculations. It has also been proposed to gift the secretariat staff, from the Upper and Lower Houses, silver plates worth about Rs 6,000 each, Financial Express reported . (more...)
Modi dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation Modi dedicates All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation
- October 17, 2017

Modi said a country can not move forward if it is not proud of its legacy. "Herbal medicines are becoming popular worldwide. The AYUSH Ministry is swiftly working in that direction and in just three years, over 65 AYUSH hospitals have been set up". (more...)
Russia Withdraws its Technological Support to North Korea Russia Withdraws its Technological Support to North Korea
- October 17, 2017

Following a series of missile launches and a sixth nuclear test, Kim said his country "had passed the final gate" toward becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, with the means to deliver a nuclear strike. But not before the United States renounces its nuclear arsenal. The United States is "most interested" in having talks with North Korea , but only when the regime is serious about giving up its nuclear weapons program, a State Department spokesperson told Yonhap News Agency Monday. (more...)
Key questions and answers about Trump's health care move Key questions and answers about Trump's health care move
- October 17, 2017

But in Florida, the president's executive order would lead to a financial windfall for Obamacare insurers and better coverage options for numerous 1.4 million Floridians with an ACA plan, health policy experts say. The administration also halved the open enrollment period, which begins November 1, slashed the Obamacare advertising and outreach budget, and allowed broad religious and moral exemptions to the law's mandate that employers provide coverage for women's birth control. (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia claims the life of a second person Hurricane Ophelia claims the life of a second person
- October 17, 2017

Storm Ophelia is expected to cause further disruption after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without power. Forecaster Steven Keates said commuters should expect "very gusty conditions", with winds of up to 70mph. Events relating to Storm Ophelia will inevitably be fast moving throughout the course of today. (more...)
Backed force says has fully captured Raqqa from ISIL Backed force says has fully captured Raqqa from ISIL
- October 17, 2017

In Raqa, only about 300 IS fighters, mostly foreigners, were believed to remain in the last neighbourhoods still out of the control of the SDF, a Kurdish-Arab alliance supported by the US-led coalition battling IS in Syria and Iraq. He said fighting is still underway with militants who had refused to surrender. The final phase of the Raqa battle was launched on Sunday after a last batch of haggard-looking civilians was able to escape the devastated city. (more...)
United States should show restraint on drone strikes during Afghan peace talks: Asif United States should show restraint on drone strikes during Afghan peace talks: Asif
- October 17, 2017

According to Tolo News, the quadrilateral meet will hold talks on implementing commitments, especially Pakistan's promises, regarding fighting terrorism . Prior to the Muscat meeting, five quadrilateral meetings have been held and a road map was sketched out for peace. "There were some mud-built houses which were being used by the mujahideen (Afghan Taliban fighters)", said a member of the Afghan Taliban , asking not to be identified. (more...)
Deadly attack hits Afghan police training centre Deadly attack hits Afghan police training centre
- October 17, 2017

According to the Ministry of Interior, insurgents targeted the police training academy close to the police headquarters. Among those killed was Gen. Officials and militants said that 60 people were wounded in the assault. In June, Gardez' police headquarters was attacked by Taliban fighters, killing at least five officers. (more...)
Four Nations Meet In Oman To Try To Restart Afghan Peace Talks Four Nations Meet In Oman To Try To Restart Afghan Peace Talks
- October 17, 2017

The meeting is taking place without the participation of the Afghan Taliban. Media reports suggest that Taliban had announced not to be part of the negotiation in Muscat, questioning the success of peace talks, which have reportedly been revived on efforts made by Pakistan. (more...)
Investors Sell Shares of Bank of America Corp (BAC) on Strength (BAC)
- October 17, 2017

Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) has risen 58.64% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. EQT Corporation is a natural gas company. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Nomura maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. (more...)
Virginia man charged with murdering Muslim teen faces the death penalty Virginia man charged with murdering Muslim teen faces the death penalty
- October 17, 2017

Darwin Torres, 22, has been indicted on charges of the abduction with intent to defile, first degree murder, and rape of Nabra Hassanen, 17. The undocumented immigrant is accused of beating 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen to death with a baseball bat, then dumping her body in a lake. (more...)
Abeona Therapeutics Inc (ABEO) Analysts See $-0.16 EPS
- October 17, 2017

Visa Inc now has $247.50 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.78% or $0.05 on October 13, reaching $1.85. About shares traded. Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) has risen 23.68% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Next quarter's EPS is expected be $-0.18 with next year's EPS projected to be $-0.79. Abeona Therapeutics, Inc (Abeona), formerly PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc, is focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for rare diseases. (more...)
Kate Winslet Says She Deliberately Didn't Thank Harvey Weinstein for Her Oscar Kate Winslet Says She Deliberately Didn't Thank Harvey Weinstein for Her Oscar
- October 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Times reports that Kate Winslet deliberately opted not to thank Weinstein after her Best Actress win at the 2009 Oscars for the Weinstein Company funded and distributed The Reader . We also know that Courtney Love warned women from accepting invites to Weinstein's hotel room back in 2005 . She later turned to Harvey Weinstein and deemed his behavior "disgraceful and appalling" and insisted that his kind of conduct should not be tolerated. (more...)
Flights cancelled as Hurricane Ophelia approaches Flights cancelled as Hurricane Ophelia approaches
- October 17, 2017

The airline's flagship service from London City to NY was also cancelled, due to the aircraft being unable to land in Shannon for its usual refuel stop. Met Éireann said "violent and destructive gusts are forecast with all areas at risk and in particular the southwest and south in the morning, and eastern counties in the afternoon". (more...)
Kane Returns to WWE on RAW; Targets Roman Reigns Kane Returns to WWE on RAW; Targets Roman Reigns
- October 17, 2017

Also scheduled for tonight's RAW is RAW Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose vs. Cesaro & Sheamus with the titles on the line. Sunday will be the first time that Kane has wrestled this year. Enzo Amore recruits help: After Amore opened with a promo claiming he was screwed out of his cruiserweight title "by a corrupt GM", out came Kalisto to argue. (more...)
Austria Moves to the Right
- October 17, 2017

Merkel wouldn't say what governing coalition she would like to emerge. The People's Party is led by 31-year-old former Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, nicknamed "Wunderwuzzi"-rough translation "wonder hotshot"-who campaigned heavily on a platform opposed to the mass Muslim migration quotas being forced by the European Commission". (more...)
Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market
- October 17, 2017

Addressing Democrats, he tweeted that "massive subsidy payments to their pet insurance companies has stopped". Experts say that allowing these so-called "skinnier" plans would encourage healthy people to buy these cheaper plans - though they may discover after they get sick that the plans do not cover the care they need. (more...)
State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talks State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talks
- October 17, 2017

While victory in the Lower Saxony region might strengthen Merkel's position within her party, a conservative failure to emerge as the strongest party could prompt talk of weakening authority and possible eventual succession, said Berlin-based political expert Gero Neugebauer. (more...)
Florida Republican who once claimed alien abduction announces House bid Florida Republican who once claimed alien abduction announces House bid
- October 17, 2017

She said once inside the alien ship, which had "round seats" and "quartz rock" controls, she found herself "going up" to an unspecified place. Among other things, she says the aliens informed her that there is a cave in the island of Malta that contains 30,000 skulls that are "different from humans"; that the world's "energy center" is located somewhere in Africa; and that the limestone Coral Castle tourist attraction in Florida is actually an ancient Egyptian pyramid. (more...)
Governor Rick Scott Directs Resources Following Request from Alachua County Sheriff Governor Rick Scott Directs Resources Following Request from Alachua County Sheriff
- October 17, 2017

Spencer, a leader of the so-called "alt-right" movement, is due to give a speech Thursday at the University of Florida in Gainesville, a town of some 130,000. "If someone is coming to speak I feel like declaring the state of emergency is out of bounds", he told the Naples Daily News . Protesters are buying tickets to Spencer's event through the school as a means to voice their opposition in person. (more...)
Nikki Haley and others slam UN Human Rights Council elections results
- October 17, 2017

The United Nations is also taking part in a separate investigation into the murder of two UN experts who were killed in March while probing mass graves in the region. The Congolese minister for Human Rights, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa, welcomed the election, which however places its government in the forefront of its responsibilities. (more...)
Arrest warrant: Mother put children in oven, turned it on Arrest warrant: Mother put children in oven, turned it on
- October 17, 2017

Neighbors refute Williams claim and say the apartment, "smelled like death", leading investigators to believe the children's bodies may have been inside the for multiple days. He said Williams called Friday night 'and she is like, they're dead. "Ja'Karter, Keyante, my world, my everything". "I said, 'Call the police Mora". Penn held the surviving boy during the vigil Saturday. (more...)
National Football League 2017 Week 6: Monday Night preview - Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts National Football League 2017 Week 6: Monday Night preview - Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts
- October 17, 2017

In four starts this season, Mariota has struggled to the tune of less than 200 passing yards per game with three passing touchdowns and three interceptions. He flashed the talent that made him a high draft pick during the first two games of the season, but this knee injury continues to keep him on the sidelines. (more...)
Ophelia Turns the Sun 'Red' in UK Ophelia Turns the Sun 'Red' in UK
- October 17, 2017

Storm Ophelia has already claimed three lives as trees have beeen felled and homes and businesses left without power in Ireland and the west of the country. Though many claim that a greenish sky means a tornado is coming, scientists aren't so sure that's true. While meteorologists have downgraded Ophelia to a post-tropical cyclone, Ireland's National Emergency Coordination Group on Severe Weather called the storm "unprecedented with serious life- threatening conditions". (more...)
Trump says he'll Trump says he'll "look into" nominee for drug czar
- October 17, 2017

Manchin said the Post's report led him to question Marino's ability to act as drug czar. Sen. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va., urged Trump to withdraw Marino's nomination. It weakened DEA efforts against drug distribution companies that were supplying corrupt doctors and pharmacists who peddled narcotics to the underground market. (more...)

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