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Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Urges Rand Paul To Support Federal Budget Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Urges Rand Paul To Support Federal Budget
- October 18, 2017

Trump, Tillerson spilt raises new questions about N. Korea policy MORE (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that he intends to vote for the 2018 budget resolution, all but assuring that the measure will pass without incident this week. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) of "torpedoing the budget" through the addition of spending measures. 'It is a simple, but important, change they could easily make. (more...)
Taj Mahal important, doesn't matter who built it: Adityanath Taj Mahal important, doesn't matter who built it: Adityanath
- October 18, 2017

The Adityanath government would also do well to focus unequivocally on economic growth in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most backward states in the country. What type of history? The man who built Taj Mahal imprisoned his father. Yogi Adityanath was accused by critics of neglecting the Mughal-built monument purposely, a view that was reinforced and loudly repeated when a UP tourism booklet listing popular spots in the state left out the Taj Mahal - a stunning omission, given that the monument ... (more...)
Security Guard Who Discovered Las Vegas Shooter Withdraws From Public Eye Security Guard Who Discovered Las Vegas Shooter Withdraws From Public Eye
- October 18, 2017

Fox 5 reports that Jesus Campos missed a scheduled press conference on Thursday of last week, and Fox News reports that he is still nowhere to be found. Lombardo also said the guard had been investigating an alarm for a door that had been left ajar on the 32nd floor, where the shooting occurred. The correction raises questions about why it took police 12 minutes to find the gunman's hotel room when officers were already in the building and why they were searching other rooms when they ... (more...)
Ludhiana: 60-year-old RSS leader shot dead by bike borne assailants Ludhiana: 60-year-old RSS leader shot dead by bike borne assailants
- October 18, 2017

It is worthy to note here that Kerala have reported the highest number of murders due to political reasons in the period between 2000 and 2017. The deceased has been identified as Ravindra Gosai. Gosai was also a district office bearer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). This was not the first incident where RSS leader was targeted. The incident happened in the Kailash Nagar area when Gosain was returning after attending a RSS shakha. (more...)
First Student Reminds Motorists to #StopOnRed During National School Bus Safety Week First Student Reminds Motorists to #StopOnRed During National School Bus Safety Week
- October 18, 2017

This is school bus safety week , a time set aside to raise awareness of the laws that keep children safe while getting off or getting off the bus. The penalty for passing a stopped school bus is $264.00. "Ensuring our students have a safe trip to and from school is a commitment the Texas Education Agency shares with the Texas Department of Public Safety", said Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath. (more...)
Study finds NY is 49th for business tax climate
- October 18, 2017

The foundation gave ME relatively high marks for its individual and sales taxes but was not impressed with the state's corporate, property and unemployment insurance tax rates. "It is things like the fact that Kentucky has an inventory tax ", said Jared Walczak, lead author of the report. LePage's opponents have barraged him with attacks over the years for skewing the bulk of the tax cuts - at least in terms of their net decrease of state state revenues - toward wealthy Mainers. (more...)
Biafra: Court orders Abaribe, Jewish Priest to produce Kanu or face jail Biafra: Court orders Abaribe, Jewish Priest to produce Kanu or face jail
- October 18, 2017

Justice Nyako, in her ruling on April 25, granted bail to Kanu. Here are three conditions the presiding judge, Justice Binta Nyako gave the sureties before they could be discharged of suretiship. Meanwhile, two former Aviation Ministers, Chief Osita Chidoka and Femi Fani-Kayode were in court to show solidarity to the "missing" IPOB leader. "The words to note here is that the army went to look for Kanu, contrary to the lies emanating from the government that Operation Python Dance II was ... (more...)
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is building an 'internet city' in Toronto Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is building an 'internet city' in Toronto
- October 18, 2017

The project is expected to be a mixed-use community with a digital technology design concept spearheaded by Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto under the moniker " Sidewalk Toronto ". Schmidt said he met with Trudeau shortly after the 2015 federal election. Mayor John Tory said the project will also allow companies to address problems such as housing affordability and mobility issues. (more...)
US Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as ambassador to the Vatican
- October 17, 2017

Ambassador to the Vatican. Callista Gingrich , the wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , has been confirmed as the USA ambassador to the Vatican in a 70-23 Senate vote that included backing from key Democrats. Callista's nomination in May caused some controversy because of her six-year affair with Newt while he was still married to his second wife. Gingrich had the support of several Democratic senators, but some conservatives took issue with her belief that some climate change is ... (more...)
UN Rohingya report shelved at Myanmar's order UN Rohingya report shelved at Myanmar's order
- October 17, 2017

Aizawl (www.zoramobserver.com): Security has been tightened along the Indo-Myanmar border on Mizoram side as eight additional companies of Assam Rifles have been deployed in the border areas to foil the possibility of Rohingya Muslims entering Mizoram from neighbouring country thought there has been no report of presence of Rohingya intruders in the state, a senior police official said. (more...)
Firefighters injured battling Bear Fire Firefighters injured battling Bear Fire
- October 17, 2017

Bear Creek Rd.is closed. Robert Diaz of the Los Angeles County Fire Department says more than 25 acres of dry brush have been charred since the blaze broke out shortly before 4 a.m. Evacuation centers have been opened up at Lakeside Elementary School in Los Gatos and the Zayante Fire station in Felton. Both are being hospitalized, according to Cal Fire Division Chief Angela Bernheisel. (more...)
Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's 3rd travel ban Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's 3rd travel ban
- October 17, 2017

The latest ban was set to fully go into effect in the early morning hours of October 18, barring various types of travelers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. An attorney from the American Civil Liberties Union, Omar Jadwat, argued that the new version is a "a bigger, tougher version of the same ban " that Trump originally wanted. (more...)
Canada and Mexico will reportedly reject America's demands on NAFTA Canada and Mexico will reportedly reject America's demands on NAFTA
- October 17, 2017

It also rejected the Trump administration's suggestion that the trade agreement should be up for renewal every five years. USA opposition to NAFTA's dispute resolution mechanisms, plans to restrict outside access to government contracts and attacks on Canadian dairy and softwood lumber producers are all causing friction behind the scenes, officials say. (more...)
GM Gets Ready to Test Self-Driving Cars in NYC GM Gets Ready to Test Self-Driving Cars in NYC
- October 17, 2017

Cruise now is testing in San Francisco. Cuomo today announced that ny is now accepting applications from companies interested in testing or demonstrating autonomous vehicles on public roads. Each vehicle to be used must be listed in the application, and a $5 million insurance policy must be in place for any vehicles to be tested. Alongside the pilot deployment, Cruise will also be operating a new research center in the city, likely because it doesn't make much sense to round trip the ... (more...)
Hamas, Fatah Announce Details of Political Reconciliation Deal Hamas, Fatah Announce Details of Political Reconciliation Deal
- October 17, 2017

Binyamin Netanyahu said he would not try to stop last week's power-sharing deal between Fatah and Hamas , but also refused to follow the United States in acknowledging its existence. After Israeli security cabinet gared to assess reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah, written statement was published. "The failure of [Palestinian] Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to respond affirmatively to the popular and national demands to cancel his arbitrary measures against our people in Gaza is ... (more...)
New York City police chase curious, tireless cow around Brooklyn New York City police chase curious, tireless cow around Brooklyn
- October 17, 2017

Tuesday. Police told the station that the cow escaped, "from a nearby slaughterhouse and will now go to a sanctuary". Multiple reports came in that the bull was first seen running through the streets near 17th street in South Slope before the animal eventually made its way to the park. (more...)
U.S. indicts Canadians, Chinese in major fentanyl drug bust U.S. indicts Canadians, Chinese in major fentanyl drug bust
- October 17, 2017

The charges in the case, which come as North America grapples with an increasingly deadly opioid crisis, are said to the first in the United States against designated Chinese manufacturers of fentanyl and other opiates. On Oct. 12, Darius Ghahary, 48, of Ramsey, New Jersey was arrested. The prosecution of this case led to the identification of Yan. Agents intercepted packages mailed from Yan's internet pharmaceutical companies, seizing multiple kilograms of suspected acetyl fentanyl, ... (more...)
Shooting Reported At Howard University Shooting Reported At Howard University
- October 17, 2017

Washington police are checking a report of a gunman at Howard University in the USA capital, authorities said on Tuesday. Officials said the Administration Building was evacuated. Sixth Street NW is closed from Fairmont Street to College Street, and Howard Place is closed from Georgia Avenue to 4th Street. On Tuesday night, the university is due to host the first "YouTube Black fanfest" as part of its homecoming week celebrations. (more...)
FCC chairman throws cold water on Trump's NBC threat FCC chairman throws cold water on Trump's NBC threat
- October 17, 2017

Pai confronted the question at an event hosted by the Mercatus Center, after days of dodging reporters' questions about Trump's tweet . Blumenthal said the FCC, not Trump, has the authority to approve broadcaster licenses and may not base a decision on his dislike of content. (more...)
The Scaramucci Post Just Tweeted The Most Outrageous Poll About The Holocaust The Scaramucci Post Just Tweeted The Most Outrageous Poll About The Holocaust
- October 17, 2017

Scaramucci is now in the United Kingdom and addressed the Oxford Union on Monday evening. The Holocaust death survey vanished less than two hours after it appeared. Below shows how 4,776 participated in the Twitter poll that was from the Scaramucci Post Twitter account at 6:38 a.m. 'The intent of the poll was to highlight ignorance of the basic facts of the Holocaust. (more...)
PDP ex-panch killed, set ablaze in south Kashmir PDP ex-panch killed, set ablaze in south Kashmir
- October 17, 2017

Mohammed Ramzan Sheikh, a former sarpanch, was killed by militants on Monday night at his house located at Humhuna of Shopian . Dinkar said the fire brigade reached a bit late as the house was isolated and had a narrow road to reach. Pertinently, a militant Showkat Kumar of Trenz was killed during a scuffle that broke after a Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) activist was shot dead by them at Shopian's Imamsahab area last evening. (more...)
Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1700 years Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1700 years
- October 17, 2017

Israeli archaeologists in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday unveiled a newly unearthed section of the Western Wall and the first Roman public structure ever discovered in the city, they said. What remains unanswered is why the building wasn't finished. Work on the structure may have been halted because of a 2nd-century Jewish revolt against Roman rule, the IAA said. (more...)
Pilot killed after Spanish fighter jet crashes outside Madrid Pilot killed after Spanish fighter jet crashes outside Madrid
- October 17, 2017

The pilot, who was identified as 26-year-old Fernando Perez Serrano, didn't have time to eject and was killed in the impact, which happened at around 11:00 a.m. Last Thursday, a Eurofighter pilot died while maneuvering to land at Los Llanos airbase in the province of Albacete in southeastern Spain after taking part in a military parade in Madrid. (more...)
Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict Oil jumps to $57.8 on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict
- October 17, 2017

November West Texas Intermediate crude CLX7, +0.46% was up 29 cents, or 0.6%, to $52.16 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, aiming toward its highest settlement in some three weeks, according to FactSet data. While many observers expected that the fall of ISIS in Iraq will lead to the renewal of national unity in Iraq, Iraq seems to have entered a new phase of civil war which can cut the country's exports of over half a million oil barrels per day. (more...)
Buying gold jewellery on Dhanteras? Keep these tips in mind Buying gold jewellery on Dhanteras? Keep these tips in mind
- October 17, 2017

According to Patel, this year there will be a minimum drop of 20 percent in festival sales, though the global gold prices which were up to US$1,305 per ounce (31.10 gm/24 Karat gold) till Monday, have plummeted to $1,251 per ounce on Tuesday, which the customers can exploit for the current season. (more...)

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