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Iraq, Syria converge on Daesh's last strongholds Iraq, Syria converge on Daesh's last strongholds
- October 27, 2017

Islamic State's self-declared cross-border caliphate effectively collapsed in July , when USA -backed Iraqi forces captured Mosul, the group's de facto capital in Iraq, in a grueling battle which lasted nine months. Iraq has embarked on this operation while the troops are always mobilized in numbers to regain control of areas that the iraqi Kurdistan dispute to federal authorities . (more...)
Dozens dead after Indonesian fireworks factory explosion Dozens dead after Indonesian fireworks factory explosion
- October 27, 2017

Nico Afinta, general crimes director at Jakarta police, says the death toll could rise as many victims have suffered extensive burns. The explosion occurred Thursday morning in Tangerang, a satellite city on Jakarta's western outskirts, where there are several industrial parks. (more...)
Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran Iranian President, Iraqi PM Hold Talks in Tehran
- October 27, 2017

PM Abadi said they had warned the Kurdish authorities that they will not allow Erbil to leave Iraq since such a move threatens Baghdad. "Tehran wishes for a strong central government in Iraq". About the bilateral relations between Iran and Iraq, Tillerson said "We have to be realistic and understand and recognize Iraq has a very long border with Iran". (more...)
Telangana TDP leaders demand Revanth Reddy's suspension for 'anti-party' activities Telangana TDP leaders demand Revanth Reddy's suspension for 'anti-party' activities
- October 27, 2017

In his media statement, Mr Ramana said that there was severe damage to the party in TS due to Mr Reddy's meetings with Congress leaders. In another development, both Ramana and Revanth Reddy have called for Legislative Party meeting at different venues tomorrow to discuss the various issues to be raised during the ensuing Assembly sessions beginning from October 27. (more...)
Owaisi asks CM Yogi to clean minds of his ministers Owaisi asks CM Yogi to clean minds of his ministers
- October 27, 2017

The chief minister , who visited the Taj Mahal today, had gained atonement, Anjan said, recalling provocative statements on the 17th century Mughal era monument made by Adityanath and other BJP leaders. The hard work and sweat of Indian labourers is included, ' Yogi once again clarified on Thursday. Sarnath town received 4.09 lakh foreign tourists a year ago while 3.12 lakh visited Varanasi. (more...)
The Street Expecting $2.06 Per Share For Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) The Street Expecting $2.06 Per Share For Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN)
- October 27, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.33% the S&P500. Barry Lebovits decreased its stake in Nice Ltd (NICE) by 4.68% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 28 with "Hold". RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $80.0 target. Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $198.77 within the year. (more...)
Kerala Police arrests three youths for having ISIS links Kerala Police arrests three youths for having ISIS links
- October 27, 2017

Referring to a training centre in Gulf, a police official said "He (Hamsa) worked at a Bahrain-based religious centre Al Ansar, which we suspect to be a training centre for ISIS sympathisers". "They are being questioned and I do not know about other details", the officer said. Later, another person from Kozhikode district was also arrested for suspected terror links. (more...)
National Archives release some long-secret JFK files National Archives release some long-secret JFK files
- October 27, 2017

Researchers were frustrated by the uncertainty that surrounded the release for much of the day. Trump ordered a 180-day review be held so that government agencies could look again at the remaining documents and justify why any should be withheld. (more...)
Navy Amphib Rescues Boaters, 2 Dogs After Months at Sea Navy Amphib Rescues Boaters, 2 Dogs After Months at Sea
- October 27, 2017

The couple had been stranded since May while attempting to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. A pair of Americans stranded at sea have been rescued by the US Navy nearly five months after their ship's engine failed. The civilians will have to stay on the US Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship until it's next port of call. Meanwhile Ms Appel and Ms Fuiaba managed to sustain themselves with the help of water purifiers and more than a year's worth of food stock - largely rice, pasta and oatmeal. (more...)
US Ambassador: UN report says Syria uses banned sarin gas on civilians
- October 27, 2017

In a statement Thursday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned the Assad regime's repeated use of chemical weapons. "Countries that fail to do so are no better than the dictators or terrorists who use these awful weapons". "It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons", President Trump said. (more...)
Boeing Sticks to 737 Max Strategy After Airbus-Bombardier Tie-Up Boeing Sticks to 737 Max Strategy After Airbus-Bombardier Tie-Up
- October 27, 2017

The Commerce Department has since proposed a 300% tariff on Bombardier's planes. The foreign manufacturers contend that would help the jet avoid potential import tariffs by being assembled domestically for US airline customers. "We continue to see the narrow-body marketplace as a very attractive, very strong market", Muilenburg said. Muilenburg also announced the company's plans to increase production from its current production rate of 47 per month to 52 per month in 2018 and 57 per month ... (more...)
We didn't prepare President's speech: Karnataka CM We didn't prepare President's speech: Karnataka CM
- October 27, 2017

Siddaramaiah said, "It is his (President's) speech and he has said what is true". The controversy Kovind's comments, that differ from the ruling BJP's views, have reignited an issue that has been mired in controversy since 2015, when the Congress-led government in Karnataka chose to celebrate for the first time, the birth anniversary of the controversial Tipu. (more...)
Three Soldiers Killed In Train Crash In Finland
- October 27, 2017

The cause of the crash is under investigation, local police chief Mats Sjoholm said. Reports state that a total of 11 people were invoved in the crash. Two trucks had left a nearby military facility in the morning and were headed for a military exercise area when the crash happened. It is believed to have happened when an off-road troop-carrier was struck by the train at a level crossing. (more...)
CRPF man injured in Tral grenade attack CRPF man injured in Tral grenade attack
- October 27, 2017

Earlier, three cops and a civilian had sustained injuries after militants hurled a grenade on a police party in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district. The grenade attacks took place during evening hours in Kulgam and Pulwama districts, south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. (more...)
Cash AWU explanation defies belief: Labor Cash AWU explanation defies belief: Labor
- October 27, 2017

The committee is sitting for an extra day today because of the controversy over the raids and the leak but Senator Cash is not appearing. "Is it possible he took a bullet for the team and yourself?" "A minister is accountable for what she says and her obligation is to speak the truth", he said. (more...)
NY pledges more money safe water in Puerto Rico NY pledges more money safe water in Puerto Rico
- October 27, 2017

Zinke. But he balked at news that a federal oversight board planned to appoint a manager to oversee the island's highly indebted power company. A USA congressional committee on Thursday set a November 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a small Montana firm to fix damage to the utility's infrastructure caused by Hurricane Maria . (more...)
Pope Francis makes holy call to space station, gets philosophical with astronauts
- October 27, 2017

Nespoli, who has been at the space station since July , told Francis that he's largely a technical person familiar with experiments, machinery and equipment. This is Space Station. "People can not come up here and see the indescribable beauty of our earth and not be touched in their souls", Mr Bresnik told the Pope, adding, "there's no borders, there's no conflict; it's just peaceful". (more...)
Pennsylvania a step closer to 'explosion' in gambling Pennsylvania a step closer to 'explosion' in gambling
- October 27, 2017

The bill, approved 31-19 on Wednesday night, passed barely an hour after the Senate made a draft of it public. Instead of raising taxes in any substantial form, the legislature authorized $1.5 billion in debt to close the largest part of the gap, backed by the state's tobacco settlement . (more...)
Indian Army court martials soldier Chandu Babulal repatriated by Pakistan
- October 27, 2017

Army sources said that after Mr Chavan pleaded guilty, he was awarded a punishment which is yet to be confirmed by "appropriate authorities". Indian Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan , posted with the 37 Rashtriya Rifles in Indian-occupied Kashmir had reportedly crossed the Line of Control in September previous year. (more...)
No hostage-taking as cops report "a false alarm" on King St.
- October 27, 2017

Police say there are still unanswered questions and they are investigating. The Emergency Task Force and other officers converged on a building in response to the report. He acknowledged that while only three minutes elapsed between when police received the call and when officers first arrived on the scene, however, it is possible that there was an individual with a gun who fled the scene. (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project to be at Andelin Farms This Weekend Teal Pumpkin Project to be at Andelin Farms This Weekend
- October 27, 2017

The project is run by Food Allergy Research and Education and is now in its fourth year. Last year, she said families came from all over St. Louis to trick or treat on her neighborhood's teal-covered street. Make no assumptions, and read all labels carefully. "Many popular sweets include the common food allergens of peanuts, tree nuts, soy, eggs, milk, or wheat, and besides that, the small sized sweets often given out during Halloween do not usually have ingredients on them and, there is ... (more...)
'Chaos and shambles' as May and Davis at odds on Brexit vote 'Chaos and shambles' as May and Davis at odds on Brexit vote
- October 27, 2017

Opposition parties and anti-Brexit groups said the government was in chaos. Davis was summoned to the House of Commons on Thursday for an emergency debate following comments he made to the all-party Parliamentary Brexit committee on Wednesday. (more...)
Why Alaska Air Group Stock Crashed on Wednesday
- October 27, 2017

According to Alaska Air Group, Inc .'s Insider ownership is at 0.40%. Over the past month the firm's stock is 8.38%, 7.67% for the last quarter, 10.69% for the past six-months and 8.54% for the a year ago. Advisory Svcs Networks Lc invested in 79 shares or 0% of the stock. The correct version of this article can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/26/alaska-air-group-inc-alk-to-post-q4-2017-earnings-of-1-48-per-share-imperial-capital-forecasts.html. (more...)
Delaware National Guard Continues To Help With Puerto Rico Recovery Delaware National Guard Continues To Help With Puerto Rico Recovery
- October 27, 2017

Lights out. That's how it is for most of Puerto Rico. "The contract should be voided right away and a proper process which is clear, transparent, legal, moral and ethical should take place", Yulin Cruz said of the two-year old electrical utility in the interview Tuesday. (more...)
Parents charged after baby's body found in swing Parents charged after baby's body found in swing
- October 27, 2017

Koehn told the dispatcher that at 9 a.m., his girlfriend and the mother of Sterling, had fed the baby and "he was fine". They're being held in jail on $100,000 bond. Investigators believe the parents' account of how the baby died was inconsistent to the findings of the autopsy. In subsequent statements to police, Koehn and Harris allegedly claimed that they had last checked on Sterling the previous day. (more...)

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