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Happy Birthday Viru! Sachin Wishes The Former Cricketer In An 'Ulta' Post
- October 21, 2017

The swashbuckling batsman has garnered quite a fan following on social media and his tweets are rather unique. He formed a devastating opening partnership with Sachin Tendulkar, and won many matches for India nearly single-handedly. "@virendersehwag, happy birthday to you.U are kohinoor of indian cricket nvr forget ur style". With the chance of making history in sight, Tendulkar walked up to Sehwag and told him to not take any risk and get to his milestone in singles. (more...)
Body cams have no effect on police use of force Body cams have no effect on police use of force
- October 21, 2017

The company continued to delay the release date, so Chief Kral decided he couldn't wait any longer to have all officers equipped with body cameras . Meanwhile, almost every major police force in the country was in the process of implementing a body camera program, or had already done so, as several smaller studies showed positive results. (more...)
Gold Star Widow: I didn't receive a promised call from Trump Gold Star Widow: I didn't receive a promised call from Trump
- October 21, 2017

The Associated Press also spoke with relatives of two soldiers who died overseas during Trump's presidency who said they never received a call or a letter from Trump, as well as relatives of a third soldier who did not get a call from him. (more...)
Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump
- October 21, 2017

Cowanda Jones-Johnson said Trump spoke disrespectfully of her nephew, Sgt. Kelly, speaking slowly and forcefully, said he was "heartbroken" that Wilson overheard the conversation and used it to attack the president. "If you're not in the family, if you've never worn the uniform, if you've never been in combat, you can't even imagine how to make that call", Kelly said. (more...)
DC Circuit's Dubious Compromise Won't Guarantee Undocumented Minor's Abortion Rights DC Circuit's Dubious Compromise Won't Guarantee Undocumented Minor's Abortion Rights
- October 21, 2017

A split decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ordered the government to secure a sponsor for the teen by 5 p.m. on October 31 and said the teen, referred to as Jane Doe , would be able to get an abortion when in the sponsor's custody. (more...)
First lady donates inaugural gown to Smithsonian First lady donates inaugural gown to Smithsonian
- October 21, 2017

During a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History for the unveiling of the gown, the First Lady struck a pose next to her custom off-white, silk crepe Hervé Pierre dress, which she donated to the museum's First Ladies Collection. (more...)
Massachusetts School, Museum Apologize After Photo Goes Viral Massachusetts School, Museum Apologize After Photo Goes Viral
- October 21, 2017

After the school's response and the posting of the other photographs, the general commentariat seemed to moderate its criticism. "Demand that this Teacher is fired!" "Taking to Facebook (was) not the right decision", she said. He went on to say that "The Bridgewater-Raynham Regional School District sincerely apologizes to the students, staff and community at large for this unfortunate incident". (more...)
Ibrahim Halawa Freed From Jail In Egypt
- October 21, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa , who has an Egyptian background, was arrested in Cairo after the fighting between police and supporters of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who were protesting his July 2013 ouster by the military. Mr Halawa is expected to fly home in the coming days once a number of immigration requirements are completed in Egypt. An Egyptian court in September acquitted Halawa and 51 co-defendants, including three of his sisters, who were released while on trial in November 2013 ... (more...)
State Police Director punished for National Football League repost State Police Director punished for National Football League repost
- October 21, 2017

Etue has twice apologized - once on the MSP Facebook page on September 26 and again to reporters at the Capitol on October 5 - for sharing a Facebook post that disparaged as "anti-American degenerates" NFL players who kneel or sit during the pregame national anthem to protest racism and police killings of unarmed black men. (more...)
The stretch of dry, warm and sunny weather continues into weekend The stretch of dry, warm and sunny weather continues into weekend
- October 20, 2017

Saturday and Sunday look to have above average temperatures in the mid to upper 70s and it remains sunny. Temperatures drop for Saturday into the 60's. For rain showers or thunderstorms to form there needs to be three main ingredients: moisture, instability and a source of lift, usually from a low-pressure system or any type of front. (more...)
Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom
- October 20, 2017

She also told police that Martinez should go to jail. The Gazette reported that the girl told her mother immediately after the assault, who then reported it to Casper Police Department. When police initially questioned Martinez about the assault Martinez became "noticeably hostile and defensive" and said the girl was "talking crap" before denying being a child molester. (more...)
ACLU Slams Houston Suburb for Withholding Hurricane Relief to Anyone Boycotting Israel ACLU Slams Houston Suburb for Withholding Hurricane Relief to Anyone Boycotting Israel
- October 20, 2017

The city began accepting applications October 11 for grants to rebuild homes or businesses damaged in the storm that made landfall August 25. "The application clearly requires people to have a certain political expression in order to get government benefits", Attorney Randy Kallinen said . (more...)
Trump's 'Renoir' painting is a fake: museum Trump's 'Renoir' painting is a fake: museum
- October 20, 2017

In a recent interview, Trump biographer Tim O'Brien said he was once told by the future president that his artwork was an original. O'Brien told Vanity Fair's Inside the Hive podcast that he first pressed the Donald on the authenticity of the painting years ago while flying on his decked-out private jet. (more...)
Canadian family were held in Pakistan Canadian family were held in Pakistan
- October 20, 2017

Pompeo said for talks to move ahead, the Taliban must have no hope of winning on the battlefield in Afghanistan , and that means making it no longer possible to cross the Afghan-Pakistani border and hide inside Pakistan. Pakistani army however has said the couple was freed when they entered into Pakistan from Afghanistan. The officials said the United States believed the hostages were probably held by the Haqqani militant group in or near its headquarters in northwestern Pakistan the entire ... (more...)
3 white supremacists arrested in Florida for shooting at anti-racism protesters 3 white supremacists arrested in Florida for shooting at anti-racism protesters
- October 20, 2017

Hundreds of protesters had gathered outside of the University of Florida on Thursday to protest Spencer's appearance. A video taken by a Tampa Bay Times reporter following Spencer's speech appears to show Tenbrink getting surrounded by protestors before he hopped over a fence. (more...)
Eyes on Odinga as Kenya election board CEO takes leave before vote Eyes on Odinga as Kenya election board CEO takes leave before vote
- October 20, 2017

Mr Chiloba has been under tremendous pressure from the National Super Alliance to resign, with the outfit's leader Raila Odinga calling for street protests to force him, as well as other key officials, out of office, accusing them of mismanaging the August 8 election in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the victor. (more...)
Golmaal Again movie review: Ajay Devgn offers a laugh riot this Diwali Golmaal Again movie review: Ajay Devgn offers a laugh riot this Diwali
- October 20, 2017

However, there is a clash between the Amir Khan starrer film " Secret Superstar " and Ajay Devgn starrer " Golmaal Again .' While 'Secret Superstar " released on October 19, just a day before the 'Golmaal Again '. The cult comedy movie doesn't bother much about sticking to the storyline but the comedy ratio always remains higher. The Diwali release is one of the most awaited films of the year and it would be interesting to see if it manages to get enough audiences to the theatres. (more...)
Fox News duped by phony military hero, takes down story Fox News duped by phony military hero, takes down story
- October 20, 2017

But the story was still on the news outlet's Facebook page on Thursday, 19 October. The reason Garofalo was being profiled on the cable news network was because of a massive, four foot high glass presidential seal he had carved for Donald Trump - having previously gifted similar carvings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. (more...)
Ranjit Kumar steps down as Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar steps down as Solicitor General
- October 20, 2017

He too had cited personal reasons. Earlier in July, Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi, had also resigned citing similar reasons. Among the cases in which he represented the Gujarat government was the infamous Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. (more...)
Kabul Shia mosque blast kills dozens Kabul Shia mosque blast kills dozens
- October 20, 2017

At least 45 people were injured in the bombing at the Imam Zamam mosque in western Kabul, a security official said. An eyewitness reportedly said that women and children were among victims of the mosque attack. Six people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew him up near Hussainia mosque , one of the biggest Shiite centres in the city, as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers. (more...)
Politics should not be allowed in educational campuses: Kerala HC Politics should not be allowed in educational campuses: Kerala HC
- October 20, 2017

Later, in a fresh twist in Kerala's so-called Love Jihad controversy, the girl, who converted to Islam, had said that she wanted to die as a Muslim. However, this just became a trend of the country to mark every inter-religious marriages as Love Jihad. (more...)
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon doesn't require vacating his conviction, judge rules Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon doesn't require vacating his conviction, judge rules
- October 20, 2017

Defendant accepted. The pardon undoubtedly spared Defendant from any punishment that might otherwise have been imposed. "It did not, however, "revise the historical facts" of this case", Bolton wrote. Arpaio was the sheriff of Maricopa County , Arizona, for 24 years before losing a re-election bid in 2016. He gained popularity for his hard-line views against undocumented immigrants, but rising court costs in the 2007 lawsuit lost him favor with Maricopa County taxpayers. (more...)
Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Stake Lifted by Donaldson Capital Management LLC Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Stake Lifted by Donaldson Capital Management LLC
- October 20, 2017

On 7/31/2017 Katherine L Adams, SVP, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $137.24 per share and the total transaction amounting to $137,240.00. This was up from $1.24 billion, or $1.60 per share, in last year's third quarter. Sales in Honeywell's aerospace business, its biggest, rose 4 percent on an organic basis in the third quarter ended September 30, while its PMT unit's sales jumped 10 percent in the quarter. (more...)
Rose McGowan Cancels Film Festival Appearance Amid Harvey Weinstein Allegations Rose McGowan Cancels Film Festival Appearance Amid Harvey Weinstein Allegations
- October 20, 2017

McGowan planned to attend a screening of her directorial debut, " Dawn ", as well as participate in a free-wheeling panel discussion afterward. In the wake of her absence, Tallgrass will host a panel featuring female filmmakers titled #WokeWomen: A Candid Conversation with Tallgrass' Female Filmmakers . (more...)
Bids Due For Amazon's Second HQ Bids Due For Amazon's Second HQ
- October 20, 2017

As cities across the country scramble to catch Amazon's attention in bids to snag the Seattle-based company's second headquarters, Northwest Indiana is making the same pitch from both a regional perspective and individually. There is stiff competition across North American and across the country, with many bigger cities that may meet more of the preferences submitting proposals, but it's clear that many would like to see Amazon come to Spokane. (more...)

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