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Weber School District interviews 3 student participants about 'racial slur' video
- October 18, 2017

A Weber high football player Tweeted the video after the original post was taken down from the account of one of the girls involved. The 10-second video, which can be viewed below, appears to have been filmed inside a auto and shows the five girls saying "F**k n*****s" multiple times while laughing. (more...)
Khamenei urges European Union to stand against U.S. on nuclear deal issue
- October 18, 2017

Iran's energy industry has recovered following the removal of sanctions early past year, yet its oil exports face a challenge after Trump threatened last week to ditch the global agreement that lifted the trade restrictions. His call with Rouhani came shortly after Trump's bellicose speech criticising the deal, and Macron said he would visit Iran "at the appropriate time". (more...)
Three dead confirmed in arena ammonia leak Three dead confirmed in arena ammonia leak
- October 18, 2017

The city said the victims' next of kin have been notified, but their names were not released late Tuesday. Highway 3, which runs behind the arena, remained open to traffic, but several streets were closed: 9th Street and 11th Street from the highway to 6th Avenue and 6th Avenue from 9th to 11th Streets. (more...)
Spain's top court rules independence referendum unconstitutional Spain's top court rules independence referendum unconstitutional
- October 18, 2017

Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez are now behind bars in Spain as the fight for freedom continues in Catalunya. Meanwhile, Agusti Alcoberro, who is standing in for Sanchez as head of the Catalan national assembly, said peaceful protests would be the local response to what he said was the Spanish government's heavy-handed approach. (more...)
Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency
- October 18, 2017

The commission has become a party to the current crisis. Her departure is also likely to lead Kenyatta to sign into law amendments to electoral law that his ruling Jubilee Party rushed through parliament to ensure that staff changes at the IEBC don't derail the rerun, he said. (more...)
Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast
- October 18, 2017

Reports say that out of the five killed, three are policemen. "The war against terrorism is not over". No group immediately claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack. He added: "These cowardly attacks will not hinder our security forces in executing their duties". Quetta , the capital of Balochistan province, has often been at the centre of attacks by both religious armed groups such as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and armed ethnic Baloch separatists fighting for ... (more...)
Sreesanth cries foul after Kerala HC upholds life-time ban Sreesanth cries foul after Kerala HC upholds life-time ban
- October 18, 2017

Troubled pacer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth's comeback plans are all set to go for a toss after the Kerala High Court chose to uphold the appeal made by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which would restore the life ban on the Kerala-born cricketer. (more...)
Vegas Security Guard Hailed as Hero Is Lying Low Vegas Security Guard Hailed as Hero Is Lying Low
- October 18, 2017

Mr Campos was due to appear on the Sean Hannity show on Fox, and do news interviews with CNN , CBS, ABC and NBC . It was originally stated Campos was the first person to encounter shooter Stephen Paddock's suite during the shooting and distracted him from firing upon festival attendees, however Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police later amended that claim by saying " Campos was encountered by the suspect prior to his shooting to the outside world ". (more...)
Diwali Festival Lunch in The Commons Diwali Festival Lunch in The Commons
- October 18, 2017

Diwali , he said, is one of the most important celebrations in the Hindu religion. Diwali is celebrated by Indians all over the world. Sharing candies and gifts with friends and family also form part of Diwali festivities. Diwali is all about having fun with friends and family. Happy Diwali to all. For all these stories we understand one fact that Diwali is the significance of something " New " like victory-defeat the demon, Brightness- Remove darkness, Marriage- New Life. (more...)
About 100 people still reported missing in California fires About 100 people still reported missing in California fires
- October 18, 2017

A fraction of an inch is predicted to fall late Thursday in Sonoma and Napa counties, though fire officials noted that if showers bring more wind than moisture, it could spell trouble for firefighters. Roosevelt Ellerbe, 74, and his wife, Vicki Gould Ellerbe, 66, returned to their undamaged home in the Larkfield-Wikiup neighborhood near Santa Rosa with a sense of objective. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal Of First St. Louis Talc-Cancer Verdict Johnson & Johnson Wins Reversal Of First St. Louis Talc-Cancer Verdict
- October 18, 2017

Louis city court. The appeals court followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June limiting out-of-state plaintiffs from combining actions in a lower court. Louis for $55 million and $70 million previous year and $110 million in May. She had been using Johnson's Baby Powder on her underwear almost every day since she was a teen. (more...)
'Zombie Frap' may come to Starbucks in time for Halloween
- October 18, 2017

They debuted a MCR-inspired frappuccino a few years back, and this year, they're bringing the Halloween spirit to life in the spookiest way: With a Zombie Frappuccino, of course. "This will be Starbucks" second drink inspired by a mythical or paranormal creature in the U.S., though the chain did launch a Mermaid Frappuccino in Mexico this summer. (more...)
Trump's visit to Korea confirmed for November 7 Trump's visit to Korea confirmed for November 7
- October 18, 2017

Kim's speech follows increasingly tough United Nations sanctions. "I think they are confused and I think they are a little bit shaken because they understand that they would be in the line of fire if there's any contact between the United States and North Korea in terms of a kinetic military operation", Reed said in a press conference, referring to a military strike. (more...)
Trump ready to press Senate to act on budget outline, tax reform Trump ready to press Senate to act on budget outline, tax reform
- October 18, 2017

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who some anxious would oppose the measure, told reporters he would support the budget. With a tight 52-48 majority in the Senate, Republicans need every vote they can get on important issues such as tax reform and rolling back Obamacare. (more...)
Chinese Communist Party Congress kicks off Chinese Communist Party Congress kicks off
- October 18, 2017

For more, we have our Oh Jung-hee on the line Jung-hee, the congress has started this morning. This is a huge political event held once every five years, and for this congress, the Chinese President, Xi Jinping , will be starting his second term and hoping to consolidate his power even further. (more...)
Israel approves settler housing in the heart of Hebron
- October 18, 2017

The Hebron units are to be built on Shuhada Street , formerly an important market road leading to a flashpoint holy site where the biblical Abraham is believed to have been buried. presidents who saw the settlements as a major hurdle for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. This decision angered Palestinians, worldwide human rights institutions and some global bodies that have sharply criticized Israel's continued illegal construction of settlements and undermined all efforts to ... (more...)
A Congresswoman Is A Congresswoman Is "Livid" With How Trump Spoke To A Military Widow
- October 18, 2017

Wilson was incredulous, saying: "It's so insensitive ". She further noted that Sgt. Johnson was a hero to a community that doesn't have many heroes and there was "no reason for the president to be so insensitive". Former President Barack Obama frequently called the families of soldiers killed in action and visited those wounded during his administration. Wilson told reporters that the comments made Myeshia break down in tears. (more...)
QS University Rankings: Asia 2018 QS University Rankings: Asia 2018
- October 18, 2017

In the faculty staff with PhD, the university has scored 51.1 whereas IIT Bombay, which has ranked the highest in the rankings among Indian institutions, has scored 96.3. Director of internal quality assurance cell (IQAC), Panjab University, M Rajivlochan said the university had fared poorly in terms of faculty with PhD, worldwide students and faculty. (more...)
Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward' Spurs' Popovich labels Trump 'a soulless coward'
- October 18, 2017

In an interview with Dave Zirin of The Nation , the coach who appears to be determined to unseat Michael Moore as the most unhinged anti-Trump voice on the left, called President Trump a "soulless coward ". While the fiasco between the National Football League and the presidency lingers, President Trump has again received a big lash from an NBA coach following a statement about former presidents. (more...)
Polls Give Hope To Both Northam And Gillespie Polls Give Hope To Both Northam And Gillespie
- October 18, 2017

The latest poll does not include information for the lieutenant governor or attorney general races. Libertarian Cliff Hyra received 2 percent of the votes in that poll. The Roanoke College Poll revealed that the economy and health care are the most important issues for likely Virginia voters. This is the first Wason Center poll of the Virginia race that puts Northam's lead within the survey's margin of error . (more...)
Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS Arrive with More Power, Performance Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS Arrive with More Power, Performance
- October 18, 2017

Peak torque also is up 37 lb. -ft. (430 Nm) on a band of revs between 1,900 and 5,000 rpm. Buyers can choose either a six-speed manual or the optional PDK transmission. (10-mm) reduction in ride height as part of changes brought on by the adoption of Porsche's Active Suspension Management system as standard equipment. (more...)
Trump Hosts Greek PM for Talks on Military, Energy and Economy Trump Hosts Greek PM for Talks on Military, Energy and Economy
- October 18, 2017

Tsipras described the USA as "a very strong power", and broadly praised United States intervention overseas, dodging Roberts' question while affirming Greece's general commitment to common goals with the US. He predicted a "very fertile outlook" for their relationship. Trump, for his part, noted that Greece was among the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members that spends at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product on the military, a key demand for the president. (more...)
Trump dares Hillary to run in 2020 presidential polls
- October 18, 2017

Hillary Clinton continues to be grossly out of touch with the everyday American. The London Economic reported earlier this week how Hillary Clinton abandoned a friendly meet and greet on the Welsh leg of her British tour as a student at Swansea University where she had just been awarded an Honorary Doctorate told her: " Bernie would have won, only you could lose to Trump ". (more...)
Sean Spicer interviewed by special counsel team
- October 18, 2017

Spicer's interview was expected since he played a role in both the White House and the campaign, moving his RNC office into Trump Tower during the general election to give the GOP nominee an assist. It comes just days after Reince Priebus , President Trump's former White House chief of staff, was interviewed by the same team. Following Comey's firing, Congress named Mueller to lead the probe. (more...)
Trump move to end health insurer payments may cost feds billions more Trump move to end health insurer payments may cost feds billions more
- October 18, 2017

But, speaking to reporters at the White House on Tuesday, Trump suggested he could get behind the plan for a short-term fix that Alexander and Murray had settled on. "While the federal government would save money by not making CSR payments, it would face increased costs for tax credits that subsidize premiums for marketplace enrollees with incomes 100-400% of the poverty level", wrote officials of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which focuses on health care policy matters. (more...)

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