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Lead stars of Golmaal Again grace Mumbai Manthan event
- October 27, 2017

The comedy-drama flick is the third installment in the Golmaal series and also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh playing a negative role. Taking to Instagram, Parineeti Chopra shared a picture of the cast celebrating the success of their film. (But) I don't read reviews. "Comedy films are often looked down upon and they will never be appreciated, so you can't get depressed about it and take it seriously". (more...)
Father of missing Texas toddler now says she choked on milk Father of missing Texas toddler now says she choked on milk
- October 27, 2017

The accused will be transferred to Dallas County jail later on Wednesday. But he didn't report her missing until hours later. The Indian American father, who has confessed to disposing of his dead child's body, is being held on $1 million bail for felony child endangerment, and faces life in prison. (more...)
Six men charged with being members of banned neo-Nazi group Six men charged with being members of banned neo-Nazi group
- October 27, 2017

Greater Manchester police added in a statement: "A 22-year-old man has been charged with the above offence as well as the intention of committing acts of terrorism contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and threats to kill". At the time it was proscribed, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said, "National Action is a racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic organization which stirs up hatred, glorifies violence and promotes a vile ideology, and I will not stand for it". (more...)
LA's Día de los Muertos Celebration is the Largest Outside Mexico LA's Día de los Muertos Celebration is the Largest Outside Mexico
- October 27, 2017

Crab-A-Licious Crab Feeding Frenzy: Will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 . The celebration is a day where people connect with the spirits or their ancestors and recently deceased family, as it is believed that the dead take the day to return to earth to visit the living. (more...)
Trump blasts Dem mega donor calling for impeachment as 'wacky' Trump blasts Dem mega donor calling for impeachment as 'wacky'
- October 27, 2017

President Trump noticed and, as he typically does, took to Twitter, to sling insults at Steyer, calling him " Wacky & totally unhinged ". A one-minute television ad, launched by Steyer last Friday, accuses Trump of raising the likelihood of nuclear war with North Korea, obstructing justice in his termination of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, and violating the Constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down press organisations. (more...)
India's opposition leader Sonia Gandhi hospitalized India's opposition leader Sonia Gandhi hospitalized
- October 27, 2017

The report added that the senior Congress leader is now under observation. Sonia's visit to Shimla was kept strictly confidential due to security reasons and reportedly has nothing to do with the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly election. (more...)
U.S. lawmakers investigate firm's contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power U.S. lawmakers investigate firm's contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power
- October 27, 2017

In the House of Representatives, leaders of the natural resources and energy and commerce committees sent letters Thursday seeking documents about the contract, saying circumstances surrounding the award raised troubling questions. The letter is signed by the committee chairman, Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican; the senior Democrat, Frank Pallone of New Jersey; and three other committee members. (more...)
Suspect arrested in Grambling State University shooting that left 2 dead Suspect arrested in Grambling State University shooting that left 2 dead
- October 27, 2017

Authorities at the historically black university didn't immediately identify a possible motive for the shooting, which was reported to campus police shortly after midnight Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Stone said that the suspect and the victims knew each other "to some extent", emphasizing that the shooting was neither random nor an act of domestic terrorism. (more...)
#CoffinAssault: Duo jailed for attack on farmworker #CoffinAssault: Duo jailed for attack on farmworker
- October 27, 2017

The 20-second video, widely circulated on social media previous year, shows the victim Victor Mlotshwa cowering inside a coffin as one man pushes the lid down and the other threatens to put petrol and a snake inside. The men can be heard hurling abuse and threatening to douse him with petrol and set him on fire. The video triggered national outrage when it emerged a year ago. (more...)
Congress might take away 401(k) for wrong reason Congress might take away 401(k) for wrong reason
- October 27, 2017

Changes are needed, but not like this. Whitehouse, a former Human Resources executive at Johnson & Johnson, is one of many pointing out that the biggest flaw in America's current retirement system is that people aren't saving enough money (if they are saving at all). (more...)
Security screening: Drama as Saraki, Dogara, others turn back from Aso Rock Security screening: Drama as Saraki, Dogara, others turn back from Aso Rock
- October 27, 2017

The meeting came after disagreement over security checks frustrated a planned dinner of a larger number of lawmakers with the President. It was gathered that Saraki and Dogara insisted that they would not enter the villa without their colleagues. (more...)
This is the most powerful passport in the world right now This is the most powerful passport in the world right now
- October 27, 2017

A Singaporean passport holder can now show up in 159 different countries, receive a stamp upon arrival, and stay legally in the country for 30 days without any application process. Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office (Arton is the company who releases the list), said Singapore trumped due to it's "smart and far-sighted foreign policy". (more...)
Mersal: Telugu version of Vijay's film postponed Mersal: Telugu version of Vijay's film postponed
- October 27, 2017

Actor Kamal Haasan, opposing edits to the film, advised, "Don't re-censor it". While the film has recieved support from fans, the film's Telugu release is facing trouble. Sri Thenandal Films-produced Mersal has Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menen in the female leads. As per the latest update, the movie's music has crossed 100 million views. (more...)
Chhattisgarh police arrested journalist Vinod Verma from Delhi at 3am Chhattisgarh police arrested journalist Vinod Verma from Delhi at 3am
- October 27, 2017

Journalist Urmilesh said, "Sr Journalist, Vinod Verma (formerly with BBC ) was picked up last night at 3AM by UP and Chattisgarh Police". According to sources in Ghaziabad police, Vinod Verma was involved in blackmailing a lot of people and later extorting money from them. (more...)
Russian Federation launches ballistic missiles from submarines, spaceport during strategic drills Russian Federation launches ballistic missiles from submarines, spaceport during strategic drills
- October 27, 2017

Save the Topol-M, the Russian MoD did not reveal the type of missiles fired from the air and sea. "The exercise practiced interaction of the Strategic Missile Force, nuclear-powered submarines of the Northern and Pacific Fleets and long-range aviation of Russia's Aerospace Force", the spokesman said. (more...)
CBI files FIR against George, two others in Ganapathy case CBI files FIR against George, two others in Ganapathy case
- October 27, 2017

George could not be reached for comments. Though he filed a complaint with the jurisdictional police, the police failed to take it up. In September previous year, the Supreme Court had ordered the CBI to investigate Ganapathy's death. "Also, former Home Minister George will be responsible", the statement of the Ganapathy had further added. Mr George and two senior police officers have been accused by the investigating agency of driving MK Ganapathy to suicide. (more...)
Kerala 'Love Jihad' case: 'I will be killed anytime Kerala 'Love Jihad' case: 'I will be killed anytime
- October 27, 2017

Mr Easwar also quoted Hadiya as telling him that she would not have landed in the preset trouble had she not got married. My father is getting angry and is kicking and hitting me as I pass by his side. Is this my life?" Shafin Jahan had pleaded before the Supreme Court to cancel the National Investigation Agency ( NIA) probe into their marriage. Panelists join India Today's Padmaja Joshi over a discussion on whether this love jihad is fake and is Hadiya being held against her will. (more...)
Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive ISIS out of Anbar province Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive ISIS out of Anbar province
- October 27, 2017

The campaign to liberate the cities of Al-Qaim and Rawa , near the Syrian border, from terrorists was ordered by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is the commander of the republic's armed forces, his chancellery said. There are about 1,500 IS fighters remaining in the area surrounding Al-Qaim, according to the US military. Al-Qaim and Rawa are the last patch of Iraqi territory still in the hands of the terrorist organization. (more...)
House Speaker offers deal on gross production tax House Speaker offers deal on gross production tax
- October 27, 2017

The Senate resolution tells the House to pass budget plan it describes at the earliest possible time and to pass other legislation needed to give teachers a $3,000 raise, give state employees a $1,000 raise and restore the Earned Income Tax Credit. (more...)
Fresno Felon's Mugshot Triggers Social Media Frenzy Fresno Felon's Mugshot Triggers Social Media Frenzy
- October 27, 2017

A California female gang member is being dubbed the new hot felon thanks to her comely mugshot going viral. Other commenters offered to pay her bail. "But there are a lot of female judges out there as well". The Fresno Police Department said the Tiny Rascal gang member was arrested at a routine traffic stop. (more...)
First Alert Weather Day issued for Saturday First Alert Weather Day issued for Saturday
- October 27, 2017

A northwest wind will blow between 7 and 14 miles per hour with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour, the weather service says. Parents, pet owners, homeowners, farmers, ranchers, and other livestock owners, should make any needed preparations for a possible killing freeze by Friday night . (more...)
Kushner to join Trump on first half of Asia tour Kushner to join Trump on first half of Asia tour
- October 27, 2017

Cayetano said Trump is scheduled to visit Manila for a series of regional talks on November 12 and 13 but might skip the East Asia Summit (EAS) on November 14 due to his limited time. Mr Ian Storey, from the Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore, said the U.S. president's decision to skip the EAS was "terrible". "Given China's rising influence in South-east Asia, Trump should have doubled down rather than minimised Obama's earlier engagement strategy", Mr Heydarian noted. (more...)
Woman Found 42 Years After Vanishing In Sullivan County Woman Found 42 Years After Vanishing In Sullivan County
- October 27, 2017

Stevens was 36 when she disappeared from Monticello, New York , on August 3, 1975, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office told the newspaper. But when he returned, she was gone, and had missing for more than four decades. Deputies tracked the number to the Lowell assisted-living residence, where staff confirmed the number belonged to a resident named Flora Harris , who has lived there since 2001. (more...)
Barnaby's blunder … High Court decision threatens Turnbull majority Barnaby's blunder … High Court decision threatens Turnbull majority
- October 27, 2017

The High Court of Australia decision means three of the politicians, including Mr Joyce, are disqualified from office. Matt Canavan and Nick Xenophon are eligible. In addition to Joyce, Fiona Nash , Malcolm Roberts , Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam were also disqualified. Her father was born in the United Kingdom, making her a citizen by descent. (more...)
10-year-old steals auto, leads police on 154km/h high-speed chase 10-year-old steals auto, leads police on 154km/h high-speed chase
- October 27, 2017

Cleveland police said it's the second time in two weeks the boy has taken cars on joyrides. Troopers pulled the boy out of the auto through the window. State troopers blocked the boy's ability to exit the ditch and made "intentional contact" with the vehicle to stop the chase, police said. The case has been referred to the Erie County Prosecutor's Office for possible charges. (more...)

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