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Watch IAF drill: Fighter planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway Watch IAF drill: Fighter planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway
- October 24, 2017

A total of 17 aircraft will practice the hard landing today which will include two C-130 Hercules, Jaguar, Mirage 2000 and Sukhoi 30MKI fighter jets. The much-larger transport planes, An32 and C130 Hercules, will make their first landing on the road. The exercise is being conducted to test the capability of the IAF to land its fighter jets on highways in the even of an emergency or in a war-like situation. (more...)
Kim murder trial: klia2 visit causes stir Kim murder trial: klia2 visit causes stir
- October 24, 2017

Defence lawyers requested the visit after video recordings of the women on airport closed-circuit television were screened in court. Since the trial opened October 2, witnesses have testified that Kim died from acute VX poisoning and that the banned chemical agent was found on his face and clothing and on the women's clothing and on Huong's fingernail clippings. (more...)
GST intelligence team raids at actor-producer Vishal's Office GST intelligence team raids at actor-producer Vishal's Office
- October 24, 2017

BJP leader Raja told a television channel that he watched the movie Mersal online while explaining his opposition to the scenes criticising GST and digital India . Vishal Film Factory is a production house owned by actor and Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council President Vishal. TV9 conducts debate on Mersal Vs Modi in Tamil Nadu, watch full debate to know more about this ongoing fight between BJP leaders and Tamil heros. (more...)
Death toll from Egypt gun battle rises to 52 killed Death toll from Egypt gun battle rises to 52 killed
- October 24, 2017

The Interior Ministry said the shootout took place during a raid to arrest a number of suspected militants in the area. Three security sources said at least 52 police officers and conscripts had been killed in gun battles that erupted in the remote desert, but Egyptian authorities said only 16 men had died when their patrol came under attack. (more...)
MetroCard replacement to begin rolling out in 2019, MTA says
- October 24, 2017

This $573 million deal would hire the same company who developed the London Underground and London Commute payment system to adopt a similar payment system in 500 subway turnstiles and 600 city busses starting late-2018. It will take some time for all NY riders to experience the updated technology, but the transportation authority said it plans to install new readers in 500 subway turnstiles and on 6000 buses starting in late 2018. (more...)
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Shares Sold by Granite Investment Advisors LLC
- October 24, 2017

Therefore 80% are positive. Biogen Idec Inc. had 73 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". 7,500 shares were sold by BACON KENNETH J , worth $303,713 on Thursday, May 25. Shares for $10.07M were sold by BURKE STEPHEN B on Tuesday, May 9. (more...)
China's Communist Party enshrines Xi Jinping Thought in constitution China's Communist Party enshrines Xi Jinping Thought in constitution
- October 24, 2017

Even so, it remains unclear if Wang - one of China's best known economic reformers and a known Xi confidante - will move into a different role that allows him to retain influence. Deng Xiaoping's name was added after his death in 1997. According to Willy Lam, politics professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the inclusion of Xi in the constitution will "enable him to be like Mao, leader for life as long as he's healthy". (more...)
California shooting kills 2 and injures 2, including officer California shooting kills 2 and injures 2, including officer
- October 24, 2017

Two people were killed and a California Highway Patrol officer was hurt Monday in a shooting near a Lake County post office, according to law enforcement. The other victim was expected to survive, Martin said. "We have several other locations where homes have been shot up - the gas station, we have one of our local wineries that there are reports that he shot at people at the winery", Martin told ABC7 News. (more...)
Shark stalks diver for miles as he swims to safety
- October 24, 2017

The Sunderland man said during the swim to shore he was followed by a curious shark , measuring about 13ft, leaving him terrified. Craig shouted at his partner, trying to attract attention, he even was flailing and splashing in the water. He said he believed he had to swim for at least three hours to get to land. When he finally reached the shore, John was exhausted. Mr Craig said after arriving back in the town of Denham, the next stop was the local pub to celebrate with the Volunteer ... (more...)
World Health Organization cancels Robert Mugabe ambassador role World Health Organization cancels Robert Mugabe ambassador role
- October 24, 2017

He described Zimbabwe as "a country that places universal health coverage and health promotion at the centre of its policies". I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns, and heard the different issues that they have raised. (more...)
Cooler temperatures, strong winds to start workweek Cooler temperatures, strong winds to start workweek
- October 24, 2017

Temperatures will only reach into the lower 60s making it feel very cool outside during the rain. Once the cold front passes Monday night and into Tuesday , that's when we really see our shot of cold air come in. A few showers will pop up early Tuesday and then again, off and on, through the afternoon. Monday: Showers continue with highs in the low 60s. (more...)
Pres. Trump: John Kelly Offended Rep. Wilson Listened to Widow Call
- October 24, 2017

If you'd like a chance to win a copy of my book How to Detect Lies, Fraud and Identity Theft, send me a quick (but complete) analysis of Trump's body language in this video . "Let's try to somehow keep that sacred", Kelly told the news media. "If you want to go after General Kelly that's up to you but I think that if you want to get into a debate with a four-star Marine general, I think that's something highly inappropriate", Sanders said during Friday's press briefing. (more...)
'Armed man' arrested following series of carjackings in Dublin this morning 'Armed man' arrested following series of carjackings in Dublin this morning
- October 24, 2017

A number of cars, possibly as many as three, were hijacked. The 37-year-old suspect remains in garda custody following a dramatic pursuit across the city which lasted nearly eight hours. It is understood the incident began before dawn in the Brookfield area of Tallaght, where the suspected gunman was involved in a row at a house. A garda spokesman has thanked the public for their assistance. (more...)
Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from MI overpass Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from MI overpass
- October 24, 2017

They will each face one count of second-degree murder and six felony counts of malicious destruction of property. They are all charged as adults. "I don't believe that this was a deliberate attempt to take somebody's life. At least four damaged vehicles were on the shoulder in Vienna Township. "It's not a prank, it's second-degree murder", said Pickell. The suspects are expected to be arraigned Tuesday, Oct. (more...)
Backed forces claim capturing 1 of Syria's largest oil fields Backed forces claim capturing 1 of Syria's largest oil fields
- October 24, 2017

The Central Military Media, a pro-military media outlet, said Monday Syrian troops and allied militias have encircled the T-2 pumping station in southern Deir el-Zour province following clashes with the militants. SDF fighters are now battling with Islamic State holdouts who retreated to a workers' housing complex nearby, the statement added. Still, the SDF control over the field may trigger some tension with the Syrian army, which was advancing toward the field after capturing the city of ... (more...)
Woman, 24, identified as fatality in Lancaster County crash near Great Falls Woman, 24, identified as fatality in Lancaster County crash near Great Falls
- October 24, 2017

A second vehicle was in the left lane and was rear-ended after braking to avoid hitting the semi. He was identified as Robert Cintron-Vazquez. His auto hit a culvert and rolled. The Florida Highway Patrol says a Monticello woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after she lost control of her hydroplaning vehicle and crashed into a tree. (more...)
Tillerson visits Baghdad focusing on final battles to defeat IS Tillerson visits Baghdad focusing on final battles to defeat IS
- October 24, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday paid an unannounced visit to Baghdad, just hours after returning from a similar surprise visit to Afghanistan . Meeting in Baghdad, Tillerson and Abadi discussed "government measures taken to restore the authority of the federal government in Kirkuk", said Abadi's spokesman Haydar Hamada. (more...)
Political uncertainty 'holding back' investment by East of England's manufacturing sector Political uncertainty 'holding back' investment by East of England's manufacturing sector
- October 24, 2017

Leading business groups have joined forces to urge David Davis that an agreement is needed "as soon as possible" in a letter to the Brexit secretary , Sky News reports. In a joint letter that is expected to be delivered to Davis this week, the groups, which include the Confederation of British Industry and the manufacturing body EEF, called for a two-year Brexit transition agreement to be struck that closely resembles the current United Kingdom relationship with the EU. (more...)
Mattis Confers With ASEAN Counterparts on Defense, Security Challenges Mattis Confers With ASEAN Counterparts on Defense, Security Challenges
- October 24, 2017

Song and Mattis are due to meet each other again in Seoul again on the weekend for the annual Security Consultative Meeting of the allies, in which North Korea will be a top agenda item. South Korea's defense minister, Song, said that North Korea's behavior is "becoming worse and worse". Both Mattis and Onodera expressed serious concern about the situation in the South China Sea and reaffirmed their opposition to unilateral coercive actions by claimants, including the reclamation and ... (more...)
Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush
- October 24, 2017

Asked if it was wrong for Gold Star families and others to question military leaders, Dunford said he didn't know the context for the question - although most people did - but that he believed, "We owe the Gold Star families and the American people explanations" about military operations like the one in Niger; "I think we owe the families and American people transparency". (more...)
Rakesh Asthana appointed as special director of CBI Rakesh Asthana appointed as special director of CBI
- October 24, 2017

At a Press conference to announce the initiation of the dialogue process in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh, when asked on the controversial appointment of Asthana, said, "Please only ask questions related to it (matter on Jammu and Kashmir)". He also served as Commissioner of Police in Vadodara and Surat. It claimed that the government did not convene a meeting of the selection committee comprising the prime minister, the Leader of the Opposition, and the Chief Justice of India, even though it was ... (more...)
Melania Trump to address bullying in surprise trip to MI Melania Trump to address bullying in surprise trip to MI
- October 24, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump is using her influence to raise awareness about the dangers of bullying - despite the fact that her husband, President Donald Trump, is one of the most notorious cyberbullies in the history of the internet. "Be yourself", Trump told the children, telling them to say no to cigarettes, drugs and alcohol. "By our own example, we must teach children to be good stewards of the world they will inherit". (more...)
NWS 'reasonably confident' tornado touched down in SC NWS 'reasonably confident' tornado touched down in SC
- October 24, 2017

Morgan County Emergency Management Agency Director Eddie Hicks said a tornado knocked down trees over a roughly 2-mile path, moving northeast from Ghost Hill to Tower Street. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. (more...)
Bitcoin's the next Enron says billionaire Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal Bitcoin's the next Enron says billionaire Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal
- October 24, 2017

JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, labeled Bitcoin a " fraud " in September, saying: " It's just not a real thing, eventually it will be closed ". "I just don't believe in this bitcoin thing", Al-Waleed said, according to a transcript published by CNBC . (more...)
Putin puts critic on Interpol wanted list after Canada passes Magnitsky law Putin puts critic on Interpol wanted list after Canada passes Magnitsky law
- October 24, 2017

Mr. Browder hired Mr. Magnitsky as the lawyer for his Moscow-based Hermitage Capital Management hedge fund in 2005. Magnitsky died after accusing Russian officials of stealing government money in a tax fraud scheme. Russia , in an apparent act of retaliation, formally notified Interpol that Browder is wanted for Magnitsky's murder-an accusation that seems ridiculous on its face and is indeed premised on what the New York Times describes as nearly farcically suspect evidence. (more...)

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