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Key is not to touch veto: United States envoy to UN Key is not to touch veto: United States envoy to UN
- October 20, 2017

France did not mention the Iran nuclear deal, and warned against downplaying the importance of a Israeli-Palestinian deal to foster stability in the Middle East. U.S. ambassador to UN Nikki Haley accused Tehran of playing the council by complying with technical provisions of the deal while threatening peace and security in the Middle East with its outlaw behaviour. (more...)
National School Bus Safety Week reminds citizens how to keep kids safe National School Bus Safety Week reminds citizens how to keep kids safe
- October 20, 2017

The Transportation Director who helped with the bus was Barbara Lake. In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week, the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. (more...)
South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactors South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactors
- October 20, 2017

Stability of power supply was cited as a prime reason for the choice in survey responses, the committee said. The KHNP said it will take the necessary steps to resume construction after the committee's recommendation is accepted during a Cabinet meeting set for Tuesday. (more...)
Turkey seeks Nigeria's support against US-based cleric
- October 20, 2017

Earlier this month Washington suspended visa services after Turkey detained two Turkish nationals employed as USA consular staff on suspicion of having links to an outlawed network accused of orchestrating a failed coup previous year. US banks are still forbidden to do business with Iran. "Nine draft agreements have been sent to related countries through the Foreign Ministry", he said. (more...)
Trump calls to 'keep America safe' citing rising United Kingdom crime rate Trump calls to 'keep America safe' citing rising United Kingdom crime rate
- October 20, 2017

But while the police data did show an increase in overall crime, homicides, and terrorist attacks, the report does not present terrorist attacks as the main catalyst behind the overall crime increase. The ONS said police had recorded 5.2m offences in the year to June, ranging from gun crime, knife crime, robberies, sexual offences, stalking and harassment, burglary and auto crime. (more...)
Malaysia to restart mission to locate MH370 wreckage Malaysia to restart mission to locate MH370 wreckage
- October 20, 2017

In January, Malaysia, Australia and China called off the unsuccessful search covering an area of 120,000 square km at an estimated cost of $135 million. Some families of MH370 victims received email stating that the authorities have chose to negotiate terms with the company. Australia helped lead the hunt for the plane in remote waters west of the country. (more...)
Punk Ivanka Trump Is the Funniest Thing on the Internet Today Punk Ivanka Trump Is the Funniest Thing on the Internet Today
- October 20, 2017

The daughter and Special Assistant to the President of the United States says that she was "really into Nirvana " in particular and went so far as to dye her hair blue . Ivanka also says that she was "distraught" following the death of Kurt Cobain . "Mum wasn't a fan of this decision". "After twenty-four hours of my crying inconsolably in my room, alone - major melodrama - Mom had to pull me out of there to go down to dinner", she said. (more...)
San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
- October 20, 2017

My biggest interest in the game was how LaMarcus Aldridge would play after revealing he was unhappy over the summer, per ESPN's Michael C. Wright . The Timberwolves have lost 12 straight to the Spurs and eight straight in San Antonio . Their defense effectively prevents the opponent from doing just that. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency director: Weakened IS still can threaten US Central Intelligence Agency director: Weakened IS still can threaten US
- October 20, 2017

Six intelligence leaders - including Pompeo and Trump's DNI Dan Coats - were asked by lawmakers on the Senate intelligence committee whether they agree that Russian intelligence agencies were responsible for hacking and the leaking of information to influence the U.S. (more...)
Vulnerable Democratic Senators Want More Details on GOP Tax Plan Vulnerable Democratic Senators Want More Details on GOP Tax Plan
- October 20, 2017

But some of those Democrats said after the White House meeting that they remain unconvinced. With a 52-seat majority, they would need 50 GOP senators to support the plan in order to let Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Report: Trump administration officials urged furious Tillerson not to quit Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter MORE break a tie in the Senate. (more...)
Roof of Bus Depot Collapses in Nagapattinam, 8 TNSTC Employees Killed Roof of Bus Depot Collapses in Nagapattinam, 8 TNSTC Employees Killed
- October 20, 2017

Three other injured workers were rushed to the Government Hospital in Karaikal. Earlier, locals tried to block the vehicle of District Collector S Sureshkumar when he visited the spot, but were kept under control by the police. The deceased, meanwhile, have been identified as Prabhakaran, Balu, Chandrasekaran, Dhanapal, Muniyasamy, Ramalingam, Anbarasan and Manivannan. This is the second incident of roof collapse at a bus terminal in Tamil Nadu in two months. (more...)
GoFundMe Raises More Than $500000 for Army Sgt. La David Johnson GoFundMe Raises More Than $500000 for Army Sgt. La David Johnson
- October 20, 2017

The president initially said Wilson's account of the conversation was a "complete fabrication", but Kelly confirmed Wilson's version of the call. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also called Wilson's use of the widow to criticize Trump "appalling and disgusting". (more...)
Trump's latest travel ban order blocked Trump's latest travel ban order blocked
- October 20, 2017

The court explained that a person with "common sense" would see this ban as "the latest incarnation of the "Muslim ban" originally promised by President Trump as a candidate for the presidency". The ban forsakes the rules Congress has laid down and attempts to create a new immigration system of the president's own design. "It's un-American, plain and simple", said Senator Coons, a member of the Senate Appropriations and Judiciary committees. (more...)
Alleged Kidnap Kingpin Evans Makes U-Turn, Pleads Not Guilty Alleged Kidnap Kingpin Evans Makes U-Turn, Pleads Not Guilty
- October 20, 2017

In effect the charges read to the defendants on Thursday was essentially the same as the one to which Evans and two had others had pleaded guilty on August 30. "I am not opposing the charges being read to the defendants, the only change in the charge is just the law and the punishment section". "We had earlier filed an application on behalf of the first defendant, and the prosecution just served us their counter-affidavit this morning in court". (more...)
Enbridge Energy Partners, LP (EEP) EPS Estimated At $0.23
- October 20, 2017

It has underperformed by 28.03% the S&P500. 111 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes. Brick & Kyle Associates sold 8,288 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. Jefferies maintained UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, August 16. The consensus rating is 2.7, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. (more...)
Tusk rules out European Union intervention in Catalonia Tusk rules out European Union intervention in Catalonia
- October 20, 2017

Despite some disquiet over the way Rajoy handled a Catalan independence referendum on October 1, which Madrid said was illegal and sent in police to disrupt voting, countries fear making any remarks that could embolden separatists at home. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's announcement came after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont ignored a Thursday deadline to drop his secession campaign. (more...)
Johnson Rice Boosts Rating On Halcon Resources Corporation (HK) Johnson Rice Boosts Rating On Halcon Resources Corporation (HK)
- October 20, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Halcon Resources Corporation by 113.7% in the 2nd quarter. The company is now up by 0.64% percent from yesterday's close. Currently, 151.33 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 146.94 million shares have been available to trade. In other news, Director Darryl Schall acquired 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. (more...)
North Korea warns Australia to abandon Trump in open letter North Korea warns Australia to abandon Trump in open letter
- October 20, 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said it was clear North Korea was trying to divide the worldwide community. '(North Korea ) bitterly condemns the reckless remarks of Trump as an intolerable insult to the Korean people , a declaration of war against the DPRK and a grave threat to the global peace, ' the letter read. (more...)
Met Éireann Weather Warning For Clare Upgraded Met Éireann Weather Warning For Clare Upgraded
- October 20, 2017

They tweeted this morning saying: "The system that may become #StormBrian will undergo explosive cyclogenesis in the next 24 hours". Explosive cylcogenesis is also known as a weather bomb, and refers to a rapidly deepening area of low pressure. (more...)
Five killed as SUV plows into crowd in Ukraine's Kharkiv Five killed as SUV plows into crowd in Ukraine's Kharkiv
- October 20, 2017

SUV lowed into pedestrians in Kharkiv , Ukraine , taking six victims and injuring 11 people on Wednesday night, RIA Novosti reported, citing information from the interior ministry of the country. Among the scores seriously injured was a seven months pregnant woman. Ms Zaitseva, the daughter of local energy company multi-millionaire Vasily Zaitsev , was uninjured. (more...)
Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to charge stemming from Georgia arrest Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to charge stemming from Georgia arrest
- October 20, 2017

He also told the officer that his actions were "savage", and when other cop asked why they were "savage", LaBeouf replied, "because you're a black man". He had this to say. LaBeouf at the time put out a statement on Twitter saying he was "deeply ashamed" of his behaviour and that his actions "warrant a very honest apology to the arresting officers, and I am grateful for their restraint". (more...)
Man Sporting Pikachu Costume Jumps White House Fence For YouTube Fame Man Sporting Pikachu Costume Jumps White House Fence For YouTube Fame
- October 20, 2017

According to court documents , Combs, sporting his bright yellow costume, approached the fence on the south side of the People's House at roughly 9:30 a.m. He said he knew he would be arrested and that he "had researched D.C. charges and other previous jumpers". Combs pled not guilty, so he'll be heading to court starting November 9. (more...)
USA auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better USA auto reliability dented by new technology; electric cars fare better
- October 20, 2017

For more details on the models' reliability histories, click through to their respective model pages. The other model at the bottom was the much-troubled Tesla Model X . But over-the-air updates are helping automakers alleviate problems more quickly, he said. That allows them to automatically upload software fixes to their vehicles, "without the stress of having (owners have to) take their vehicles to dealers". (more...)
Eminem gets cheered, Kid Rock gets booed at Detroit Pistons game Eminem gets cheered, Kid Rock gets booed at Detroit Pistons game
- October 20, 2017

The Detroit Pistons played their opening home game Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena to a crowd that included Eminem and Kid Rock. Kid Rock had a seat at the game, too, reportedly receiving some cheers, some jeers when his photo was flashed on the arena screen. (more...)
White House spokeswoman contradicts Trump, but gets no Left love White House spokeswoman contradicts Trump, but gets no Left love
- October 20, 2017

Sanders has handled her position by being assertive without coming across as angry, which prompted Tony to ask whether she sees her job as confrontational or educational. "I think to try and create something from that, that the congresswoman is doing, is frankly appalling and disgusting". Watch the clip above, via CNN. (more...)

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