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Ousted Catalan leader & four ministers released by Belgian judge following arrest Ousted Catalan leader & four ministers released by Belgian judge following arrest
- November 07, 2017

Including time for possible appeals, the former Catalan leader could extend his stay in Belgium to as long as three months as he tries to run a government in exile and prepares to campaign for the December 21 snap election in Catalonia, which Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called after firing Puigdemont and his government. (more...)
MP named in Westminster 'sex-pest' scandal has been found dead MP named in Westminster 'sex-pest' scandal has been found dead
- November 07, 2017

Labour's national party headquarters suspended him on Friday following unspecified allegations against him. The family statement said: "He wasn't simply a part of our family". Last week, after his resignation, Sargeant said he wanted to clear his name through an independent process. " The details of the allegations have yet to be disclosed to me ". (more...)
Scottish Parliament Evacuated Over Suspicious Packages Scottish Parliament Evacuated Over Suspicious Packages
- November 07, 2017

He did not notice anything unusual, but was later told that a similar package received by Mr Halcro-Johnston had contained white powder when it was opened by a member of his staff at about 11:30. Part of the Scottish Parliament has been evacuated after reports that a suspicious package had been found. Known as Holyrood, the parliament building is located at the bottom of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh's most famous thoroughfare which leads down from its historic castle to Queen Elizabeth's ... (more...)
Duterte, Trump to meet in person for first time in Vietnam Duterte, Trump to meet in person for first time in Vietnam
- November 07, 2017

Against a backdrop of rising trend of deglobalization and protectionism especially in the industrialized world, such as the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Brexit, APEC leaders need to reiterate their commitment to a free and open world trading system, observers and experts said. (more...)
Pulwama encounter: JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed; soldier martyred Pulwama encounter: JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed; soldier martyred
- November 07, 2017

The killings of JeM' leaders come after China has once again blocked a proposal at the United Nations to list Jaish-e-Muhammad's chief Masood Azhar as a globally designated terrorist, irking its neighbouring country, India. Security forces have recovered US-made M16 rifle from the encounter site. IGP Kashmir Munir Khan said that the joint operation between the Army, police and the CRPF was an "excellent one". (more...)
First Lady Melania Trump Practices Calligraphy in Japanese School
- November 07, 2017

He says he hopes to turn that around. President Donald Trump asked Monday that Japanese automakers consider making vehicles in the USA, apparently unaware they've been doing that for decades. Abe welcomed Trump on Sunday with an effusive display of friendship that now gives way to high-stakes diplomacy. The four entered the palace where they chatted through interpreters in footage aired live on television, but without sound as is customary. (more...)
Argument Among TCU Bus Drivers Leads to Shooting, Lockdown Argument Among TCU Bus Drivers Leads to Shooting, Lockdown
- November 07, 2017

Fort Worth police told United States media the alert was triggered after two shuttle bus drivers got into an argument which ended up with one firing a shot at the other's vehicle. The shooter did not hit the other employee, but as he was leaving in a shuttle bus, bumped the other employee. The campus said in an alert: "Armed person on campus". (more...)
Early James Comey Memo Draft Accused Hillary Clinton of Breaking the Law
- November 07, 2017

An early draft of Comey's statement ending the Clinton email case accused her of having been "grossly negligent" in handling classified information, The Hill reported . "Why did he, if I may, fudge the standard in order to let Hillary off the hook?" "The red-line history clearly shows the original statement was created to allege Clinton committed gross negligence and then someone changed it to extreme carelessness". (more...)
Virginia polls open in race for next governor, other posts
- November 07, 2017

Polls show a tight race to succeed Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Murphy holds a double-digit lead in polls over Guadagno. Republicans are looking for a boost as their party is beset by intraparty turmoil between Trump and key Republicans in Congress. (more...)
Alabama loses Shaun Dion Hamilton, Mack Wilson to season-ending injuries Alabama loses Shaun Dion Hamilton, Mack Wilson to season-ending injuries
- November 07, 2017

However, star DB Minkah Fitzpatrick also appeared to suffer a hamstring injury that limited his effectiveness and LB Mack Wilson left the game, too. "I don't think this is a situation where people ought to sit around and say, 'I'm going to have to pick up my game now.' Everybody should have been picking up their game to start with". (more...)
'Black Widow' sentenced to death in Japan 'Black Widow' sentenced to death in Japan
- November 07, 2017

The woman used the inheritance to buy risky stocks and also invested in dodgy real estate, the reports said , adding that she had lost most of her acquired wealth and got into debt on ill-advised investments. Kakehi passed off the cyanide as a health drink, the court heard. Prosecutors said Kakehi had met some of the men - a lot of them elderly or ill - through dating agencies. (more...)
Sky Plc (SKY) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital Sky Plc (SKY) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
- November 07, 2017

On Thursday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy". The firm right now has Reduce rating on the stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 13 by Berenberg. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 1 to "Sector Performer". BNP Paribas downgraded shares of The Sage Group plc to a sell rating in a report on Friday, October 21st. (more...)
Confused by health care? Help is available Confused by health care? Help is available
- November 07, 2017

The Affordable Care Act - despite multiple repeal attempts and an executive order aimed at hobbling it - is still the law of the land. In the First State, more than 27,000 Delawareans are enrolled through the marketplace, according to a press release from the state Department of Health and Social Services. (more...)
Tiger pounces on zookeeper in full view of horrified visitors Tiger pounces on zookeeper in full view of horrified visitors
- November 07, 2017

The Siberian big cat - called Typhoon - sprung on the woman as she brought food into its enclosure . Heroic visitors saved her life by shouting, screaming, throwing stones at the tiger and hurling a table and chairs from a nearby cafe into the compound. (more...)
Fox cancels airing of ad saying Trump should be impeached Fox cancels airing of ad saying Trump should be impeached
- November 07, 2017

The ad has been running elsewhere on TV, including CNN and MSNBC and some local broadcast TV stations, including ones owned by Fox's parent company. The ad takes aim at President Trump for bringing the USA "to the brink of nuclear war" with North Korea and for potentially "obstructing justice" by sacking former FBI Director James Comey in May as he conducted a federal probe into potential links between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. (more...)
Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler, cloudy, and rain building in Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Cooler, cloudy, and rain building in
- November 07, 2017

We'll clear out the skies Sunday , mostly sunny skies expected Monday with highs up around 60 degrees. In fact, our forecast temperatures are very consistent into next weekend - lows in the upper 50s and highs in the low to mid 80s. kickoff). On Monday , temperatures in the Greater Hartford area reached up to the mid-60s. An upper-level disturbance swings through late Saturday bringing mostly cloudy skies and the chance for a few showers late in the evening and overnight. (more...)
2017 set to be in top 3 hottest yrs 2017 set to be in top 3 hottest yrs
- November 07, 2017

The WMO said average surface temperatures in 2017 were about 1.1C (2.0F) above the pre-industrial era in data from January to September, nearing the most ambitious limit of 1.5C (2.7F) set by the Paris Agreement . Experts have acknowledged that the relationship between climate change and these tropical storms is complicated, but the WMO team has found that it is likely human-induced climate change could be making rainfall rates more intense. (more...)
Kamal Haasan hints at party launch by January Kamal Haasan hints at party launch by January
- November 07, 2017

Taking to the stage at the GRT Convention Center in Chennai on his 63rd birthday, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan clarified his latest comments on "Hindu terror". You will have to give me time to come out with my political agenda. Talking about the app, he said the name was derived from the Ashoka Chakra which is a virtuous cycle that has become a vicious circle. (more...)
Cyril Ramaphosa announces Naledi Pandor as his deputy presidential candidate Cyril Ramaphosa announces Naledi Pandor as his deputy presidential candidate
- November 07, 2017

But as President Jacob Zuma's supporters tore into Ramaphosa yesterday, the former trade union leader remained unfazed and stuck to his guns, with his supporters also jumping to his defence. "They acted like they knew Tambo, and some even said there is no longer good leadership in the party", he continued. "As a president, I have to uphold the values of the ANC". (more...)
Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results
- November 07, 2017

Human rights activist Okiya Omtata has moved to the Supreme Court, seeking the nullification of the October 26 fresh presidential election. Despite clear constitutional and electoral laws, which provide the manner, conditions, precedent and timeframe within which presidential elections are to be held, and the Supreme Court order of September 1, Mwau said, the commission deliberately disobeyed the said orders and applicable laws. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of morning showers TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of morning showers
- November 07, 2017

After a frigid night Friday , Saturday highs won't top 40 degrees. The overnight low will be around 41 degrees Saturday night , then fall to 36 degrees Sunday night and 31 degrees - below freezing - come Monday night , the weather service predicted. (more...)
Snapchat DOWN - Selfie social network not working for THOUSANDS of users Snapchat DOWN - Selfie social network not working for THOUSANDS of users
- November 07, 2017

In light of the recent malfunction of Snapchat here is how to save your Snapchat streak. The CEO Evan Spiegel of the very popular app Snapchat has released that Snapchat will be removed from all app stores by November 14,2017. Users who are facing issues of Snapstreaks disappearing can visit the Snapchat Support website and click on the " My Snapstreaks have disappeared " section. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif appears in Accountability Court Nawaz Sharif appears in Accountability Court
- November 07, 2017

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar have been indicted in the cases whereas Nawaz's sons have yet to appear before the court and will soon be declared proclaimed offenders. Harris had approached the IHC earlier last wee requesting the clubbing together of the references. In his petition, Nawaz pleaded the IHC to declare the October 19 decision of the court rejecting their clubbing plea illegal and order the accountability court to combine the three references against him into one. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Lowered to QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Lowered to "Market Perform" at Wells Fargo & Company
- November 07, 2017

The stock of Korea Electric Power Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KEP) has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, June 19 by Deutsche Bank. 526,667 are owned by Hm Payson &. Insight 2811 owns 17,855 shares or 0.75% of their USA portfolio. Cooper Creek Prtnrs Ltd Liability holds 2.55% in Mobileiron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL) or 697,783 shares. (more...)
Bullet Train Project an Exercise in Vanity, Says Manmohan Singh Bullet Train Project an Exercise in Vanity, Says Manmohan Singh
- November 07, 2017

November 8, tomorrow, is the first anniversary of demonetisation. They had broken the back of small businesses in States like Gujarat. Due to demonetisation and GST , the country had to run for Chinese imports at the cost of Indian jobs, Singh said. (more...)

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