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Lawmakers discuss findings of report on Sex Offender Registry Board Lawmakers discuss findings of report on Sex Offender Registry Board
- October 25, 2017

Bennett said it is not fair to say the registry "lost" sex offenders. In its response to the audit, the Sex Offender Registry Board said it works with law enforcement to locate offenders who violate registration requirements and that the existence of some unknown addresses "is inevitable because some offenders are unwilling to comply with the sex offender registry law". (more...)
Police looking for convenience store robber Police looking for convenience store robber
- October 25, 2017

Officers received a call about 1:22 this morning (Oct. 24) that a silent alarm had gone off at the Speedway, 2698 Roosevelt Blvd. Officers said they spotted Geoffrey Chad Davis, 31, holding a knife inside the store and loading a cart full of merchandise while two employees were inside. (more...)
The real cost of climate change in the United States
- October 25, 2017

The report predicts these costs will only grow in the future, potentially reaching a budget busting $35 billion a year by 2050. According to a new report released by the GAO, the US government has already spent more than $350 billion over the past decade on dealing with natural disasters and losses from flood and crop insurance. (more...)
Auto industry bands together in bid to save NAFTA Auto industry bands together in bid to save NAFTA
- October 25, 2017

A US withdrawal from NAFTA would cost the USA pork industry $1.5 billion. On the business side, automakers have created a coalition with suppliers and dealerships with the intention of ensuring that no member-country withdraws from NAFTA. (more...)
Sisi invites Macron to visit Egypt
- October 25, 2017

With both France and Egypt concerned by the political vacuum in Libya and the threat from jihadist groups in Egypt, the two countries have cultivated even closer economic and military ties during Sisi's rise to power. In continuing to export weapons to Egypt, HRW claims France is in violation of the conclusion of the EU Foreign Affairs Council and the European Council Common Position to "deny an export license if there is a clear risk that the military technology or equipment to be exported ... (more...)
Body of missing 3-year-old found in Jacksonville Body of missing 3-year-old found in Jacksonville
- October 25, 2017

Deputies started a massive search of the park and found the body inside a water holding tank inside the park. When asked if the city could face any sort of charges or lawsuit in reference to the boy's death, Curry says now is not the time to speculate, especially as it's still an active Jacksonville Sheriff's Office investigation. (more...)
Veteran classical singer Girija Devi passes away at 88 Veteran classical singer Girija Devi passes away at 88
- October 25, 2017

She was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972 and Padma Bhushan in 1989. Renowned Sarod master Amjad Ali Khan has condoled the passing away of Girija Devi . The city became an integral part of her life and music. Her father played the harmonium and taught music, and had Devi take lessons in singing khyal and tappa from vocalist and sarangi player Sarju Prasad Misra starting at the age of five. (more...)
Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks Russian mass media Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks Russian mass media
- October 25, 2017

A spokeswoman for Odessa airport said a few flights were delayed because workers had to process passenger data manually. In nearby Ukraine , computer systems for the Kiev Metro, Odessa airport, and Ukrainian ministries of infrastructure and finance have also been affected, according to a blog post published Tuesday morning by antivirus provider Eset. (more...)
Middle school students pretended to rape black classmates on Snapchat Middle school students pretended to rape black classmates on Snapchat
- October 25, 2017

The letter added: "As a effect of the students' actions that came to the school's attention on Monday, the remaining football games for the SPMS football team will be forfeited; however, practices will continue". "We will include staff, parent, administrator and student representatives in this dialogue", his letter reads. School leaders say they are working to develop action steps to prevent similar incidents from ever happening again. (more...)
Slip into the sea to try Europe's first underwater restaurant Slip into the sea to try Europe's first underwater restaurant
- October 25, 2017

AN Oslo firm of architects has unveiled plans to construct Europe's first undersea restaurant off the southern coast of Norway . "Like a sunken periscope, the restaurant's massive acrylic windows offer a view of the seabed as it changes throughout the seasons and varying weather conditions". (more...)
Twitter to begin labeling political ads Twitter to begin labeling political ads
- October 25, 2017

Congress is investigating the illicit use of social media during the election , and is expected to talk to leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google on November 1. United States regulators will have to answer whether they're fine with Twitter's financial slaps on the wrists as punishment for, say, rich foreign actors who meddle in USA elections. (more...)
Latest Harvey Weinstein Accuser Claims He Forced Oral Sex During Her Period Latest Harvey Weinstein Accuser Claims He Forced Oral Sex During Her Period
- October 25, 2017

When she did, he suggested she massage him. Following production wrap, Mimi sent him a professional thank you note, and this opened up the floodgates once more. She was on her period at the time, and he pulled out her tampon during the sexual assault, she said. "I was mortified. I was in disbelief and disgusted", she said through tears. (more...)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Democratic leadership is preventing members from supporting tax plan
- October 24, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have said recently that they hoped to pass the tax bill by the end of this year, but added that it would take time to go through the legislative procedures. "I commend House and Senate leadership for producing a final budget that preserves our ability to craft an effective, efficient farm bill while also allowing us to move forward with efforts to simplify the tax code", House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael ... (more...)
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake won't run for re-election Republican Sen. Jeff Flake won't run for re-election
- October 24, 2017

Sen. Jeff Flake announced he's not running for re-election. Flake has been a frequent critic of President Trump since the 2016 campaign and, as a target of right-wing frustration himself, has been seen as vulnerable to a GOP primary challenge in 2018. (more...)
The National and The XX to headline brand new London festival The National and The XX to headline brand new London festival
- October 24, 2017

The xx , The National , The War On Drugs and Future Islands are among the names to be announced for a huge new 10-day event and festival in London called " All Points East ". John Biggs, the mayor of Tower Hamlets, the London borough where Victoria Park sits, adds: "The council is pleased to be working with AEG, who were selected following a rigorous procurement process, to deliver some exciting events in 2018 which can be enjoyed by local people, Londoners and visitors from across the UK". (more...)
How Children Of Color Fare In Texas; Addressing College Hunger How Children Of Color Fare In Texas; Addressing College Hunger
- October 24, 2017

The report makes several suggestions for improvement, including increasing access to health care for underserved families, increasing state funding for schools, ensuring higher education access for students regardless of immigration status, and promoting pathways out of poverty for working families of all immigration statuses. (more...)
Chhath Puja: Govt ensures clean ghats Chhath Puja: Govt ensures clean ghats
- October 24, 2017

One of the most ancient festivals of Hindus, Chhath Puja , is celebrated with must gusto mostly in Bihar , Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh . Celebrated from the sixth day (hence called "Chhath") after Diwali , it is celebrated to pay obeisance to the Sun as cosmic energy. (more...)
'Trump Is Treason': Protester Throws Russian Flags at President on Capitol Hill 'Trump Is Treason': Protester Throws Russian Flags at President on Capitol Hill
- October 24, 2017

The President, flanked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , seemed unfazed as he kept strolling down the hall. NBC News reported that Clayton, along with Jason Charters handed out close to 1,000 Russian flags. We shouldn't have foreign powers picking out president. Amid the kerfuffle with the protester, Trump ignored questions about the comments he'd made earlier Tuesday about the retiring Tennessee senator, simply flashing a thumbs up. (more...)
Hina Khan And Others Had Dangal In The Jungle Task Hina Khan And Others Had Dangal In The Jungle Task
- October 24, 2017

Bigg boss nominates the contestants by himself for breaking the rules of the house which is the discussion of nominations. Mehjabi Siddiqui seems torn over the decision to either enter the house or continue the task. Where Puneesh complaint to Hiten against Hina as she instructed others to give leftover food to Akash. Akash, who is a part of Team Blue, was heard saying, " Aaj jeena haram kardenge ", to the Red Team. (more...)
Russian Federation blocks draft resolution extending UN-OPCW mandate in Syria Russian Federation blocks draft resolution extending UN-OPCW mandate in Syria
- October 24, 2017

The Joint Investigative Mechanism's (JIM) report will be released October 26 and will assign specific blame for the chemical weapons attack on April 4 that hit Khan Sheikhoun. The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, was also scathing, accusing Russian Federation of siding with "dictators and terrorists". After the vote, Nebenzia said the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria had almost finished. (more...)
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (NYSE:ACRE) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- October 24, 2017

The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance had 13 analyst reports since November 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. That puts the market capitalization at $1.93 bln. (more...)
Gowdy, Goodlatte announce investigation into DOJ's handling of Clinton emails Gowdy, Goodlatte announce investigation into DOJ's handling of Clinton emails
- October 24, 2017

The Iowa Republican sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Wednesday asking whether the Department of Justice was investigating the fact that former President Bill Clinton was paid for a speech around the time that the U.S. Nunes has become a focal point of such efforts before. Taylor calls the subpoena "an abuse of authority" given that the committee chairman who signed it, Republican Rep. (more...)
4-time Iditarod victor denies doping his dogs 4-time Iditarod victor denies doping his dogs
- October 24, 2017

ITC anticipates that the new version of Rule 39 will offer certainty to the race and mushers concerning standards and obligations. The investigation into the canine drug use began earlier this month when the committee announced that four dogs in this year's race tested positive for the opioid pain reliever, Tramadol. (more...)
Shelagh Fogarty Labels Tory Whip Shelagh Fogarty Labels Tory Whip "Sinister" Over Brexit University Letters
- October 24, 2017

Secondly, he requested copies of their teaching materials and any "links to online lectures" connected with Brexit . The letter from Chris Heaton-Harris, a Conservative whip and Leave campaigner, has prompted a backlash from those teaching. (more...)
Citigroup Downgrades Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB) Citigroup Downgrades Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB)
- October 24, 2017

Analysts await Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) to report earnings on October, 25. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, January 20 by Credit Suisse. 78 funds opened positions while 277 raised stakes. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Has $1.15 Million Holdings in Biogen Inc". (more...)

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