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OH calls off execution after failing to find inmate's vein OH calls off execution after failing to find inmate's vein
- November 15, 2017

Campbell now appears to be out of appeals. Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich rejected mercy for Campbell last week. Campbell, 69, has severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder as the result of a decades-long two-pack-a-day smoking habit, the prisons doctor said. (more...)
European Union cooperation with Libya has led to 'unimaginable horrors' for migrants European Union cooperation with Libya has led to 'unimaginable horrors' for migrants
- November 15, 2017

The EU is providing the Libyan Coast Guard with training and material assistance to support its mission to intercept migrant boats and return the passengers to Libyan shores. The monitors interviewed detainees who reported kidnappings, torture, rape and other sexual violence, forced labour, exploitation, severe beatings, starvation and other atrocities during their journeys through Libya. (more...)
Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) reported Market Capitalization of 1.49 Billion Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) reported Market Capitalization of 1.49 Billion
- November 15, 2017

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Endo Int'l Plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) 52-week high price stands at $18.63 and low price stands at $5.77, its price distance from 52-week high is -62.48% while its distance from 52-week low price is 21.14%. (more...)
Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
- November 15, 2017

Calling President Donald Trump "a clear and present danger to our democracy", Rep. Marcia Fudge on Wednesday joined a group of Democratic Congress members in filing articles of impeachment against him. The articles of impeachment also charge that Trump has accepted without the consent of Congress emoluments from foreign states and from the US government. (more...)
China leads 'Top500' ranking of supercomputers China leads 'Top500' ranking of supercomputers
- November 15, 2017

The US led with 169 systems to China's 160 just six months ago, but its performance fell while China's improved in a "reversal of fortunes", the survey said. If China successfully develops a super supercomputer prototype this coming summer, it will take the lead in an global race to a build a system capable of one quintillion (a billion billion) calculations per second. (more...)
Alaska Airlines to halt flights to Cuba Alaska Airlines to halt flights to Cuba
- November 15, 2017

Less than a year after Alaska Airlines began daily flights to Cuba amid a burst of red-white-and-blue fanfare, the Seattle-based airline says it'll end them in January. Alaska has launched 44 routes this year, which continue to develop according to forecasts. So, the airline will redeploy aircraft to markets with higher demand. (more...)
CFPB director Richard Cordray to step down at the end of November CFPB director Richard Cordray to step down at the end of November
- November 15, 2017

Cordray was confirmed as head of the agency in 2013, almost two years after he was nominated by President Barack Obama. "It has been a joy of my life to have the opportunity to serve our country as the first director of the Consumer Bureau by working alongside all of you here". (more...)
Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large Details Released in Ortonville Shooting, Suspect Still at Large
- November 15, 2017

A verbal argument immediately ensued before Quigley fired five shots with a silver.22-caliber revolver. Michael Joseph QuigleyPhoto courtesy of the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. His truck was recovered by the Sheriff' Office a short distance down the road, which appeared to have run out of gas. Officers have been searching the woods near the shooting scene with a K-9 unit and a helicopter flying above. (more...)
United Kingdom to double 'exceptional talent' visas United Kingdom to double 'exceptional talent' visas
- November 15, 2017

The country's Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced that the government will be doubling visas available for global talent in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit. Experts have repeatedly warned the United Kingdom faces a grave shortage of homegrown digitally-competent workers, which has been attributed to the way in which computer science and other related subjects are taught in schools and universities. (more...)
HTC's first Vive Focus standalone VR headset announced HTC's first Vive Focus standalone VR headset announced
- November 15, 2017

There is no confirmation on whether the VR headset will be made available in western markets. The headset will be powered by Vive Wave and will act as the content platform for the HTC Vive Focus . Hot on the heels of Oculus' recent announcement splurge - in which we were shown an affordable, standalone headset called Oculus Go - comes HTC's cord-cutting Vive Focus. (more...)
Trump had changed his mind about intervention of Russian Federation in election Trump had changed his mind about intervention of Russian Federation in election
- November 15, 2017

Donald told friends he accepted what the girls told him: 'She said it's her, not me. "You can only ask so many times", Trump told reporters on Air Force One. "As to whether I believe it, I'm with our agencies", Trump said. "What I believe is that we have to get to work", Trump said. "They were sanctioned at a very high level, and that took place very recently". (more...)
South Korea urged to invest more in Philippines South Korea urged to invest more in Philippines
- November 15, 2017

He also has high hopes for fostering ties between his nation and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which the Philippines is chairing this year. The cultural exchanges are a good starting point to "further strengthen" relations between the Philippines and South Korea, said Moon. Both leaders said the relationship between the countries had been redefined as a "Special Strategic Partnership". (more...)
JEA's Puerto Rico subcontract terminated after primary contractor scrutinized over billing JEA's Puerto Rico subcontract terminated after primary contractor scrutinized over billing
- November 15, 2017

This was the second hearing in as many weeks where the committee focused on post-hurricane Puerto Rico, and while PREPA executive director Ricardo Ramos excused himself from testifying before the House committee last week, he appeared on Tuesday before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and he defended his initial decision to approve the Whitefish contract. (more...)
Travelers, beware: Snow in the Sierra, rain in the valley to hit hardest Wednesday Travelers, beware: Snow in the Sierra, rain in the valley to hit hardest Wednesday
- November 15, 2017

Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain. The heaviest rain will fall in the Sierra Nevada. This Pacific storm will tap into subtropical moisture and bring periods of moderate to heavy snow above 6,000 feet along with strong gusty winds. (more...)
$500000 Bench Warrant Issued for Escapee Randall Saito $500000 Bench Warrant Issued for Escapee Randall Saito
- November 15, 2017

Those who have fought to keep Saito away from the community for years warn he is psychopathic and risky. It's not yet clear how Saito managed to walk away from the state-run facility. Almost two decades later, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin reported that state prosecutors believed Saito to fit "all the criteria of a serial killer" and opposed his release. (more...)
Joe Biden Would Beat Trump By Double Digits in 2020 Election Joe Biden Would Beat Trump By Double Digits in 2020 Election
- November 15, 2017

Biden tallies 46 percent to Trump's 35 percent, according to the survey. Biden leads Trump in the Midwest by 9 points (45 percent -36 percent). The survey of 1,993 registered voters , conducted from November 9-11 as Biden geared up for a media tour to promote his new book Promise Me, Dad and entertained questions about whether he would run against Trump, has a margin of error of plus or minus two percentage points. (more...)
Local church is looking to give back to children in need Local church is looking to give back to children in need
- November 15, 2017

Parker-Moore said what is truly awesome is that it's the little things that can be found in the box, like a toothbrush or a wash cloth, that these children really cherish. As for this year, the local organizers are hoping to get 25,000 gift-filled boxes to help reach the 12 million shoe-box goal set by Operation Christmas Child . (more...)
Google Doodle celebrates India's first female lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee's 151st birth anniversary Google Doodle celebrates India's first female lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee's 151st birth anniversary
- November 15, 2017

She joined the Somerville College in 1889 and cleared the Bachelor of Civil Law in 1892, but was not awarded a degree as she was a woman-she only got the official degree after 1920, when they agreed to give degrees to women. She participated in social and advisory work and met the British agents of Kathiawar and Indore principalities, on behalf of the purdahnashins . And practised law in one of the prestigious University of UK. (more...)
Eating out at AC and Non AC restaurants cheaper from today Eating out at AC and Non AC restaurants cheaper from today
- November 15, 2017

Eating out to become cheaper from Wednesday after the GST Council Meeting led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley revised the rates of the new national tax on November 10. As the GST on value of food bill has been brought down to five percent from the huge slab of 18 per cent, people can really step out and enjoy their meals at AC and Non-AC restaurants, without feeling the unnecessary pinch on their wallets. (more...)
Exports dip in Oct, trade deficit at 3-year high Exports dip in Oct, trade deficit at 3-year high
- November 15, 2017

These investments were lower on sequential basis as well, down from United States dollars 2.65 billion in September this year. "The refund of inputs tax credit under the new Goods and Service Tax system has been stuck since July, hitting exports", Ganesh Kumar Gupta, president of Federation of Indian Export Organisations, said. (more...)
Trump gets 'death sentence' from North Korea for insulting leader Trump gets 'death sentence' from North Korea for insulting leader
- November 15, 2017

In September, Trump called Kim Jong Un "rocket man" during a speech to the UN. North Korea has previously boasted of its ability to strike the USA with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) if Washington continues what Pyongyang views as acts of aggression against North Korea. (more...)
Korean soldier shot while defecting to South Korean soldier shot while defecting to South
- November 15, 2017

He then fled across the JSA, with fellow soldiers chasing and firing at him, South Korea's military said, citing unspecified surveillance systems installed in the area. Monday's incident was the first shooting at the Joint Security Area since North Korean and U.N. Command soldiers traded gunfire when a Soviet citizen defected by sprinting to the South Korean sector of the JSA in 1984. (more...)
Rex Tillerson to discuss Rohingya crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi Rex Tillerson to discuss Rohingya crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi
- November 15, 2017

With Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arriving in Myanmar on Wednesday, the US will look to engage the country's military leaders and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi in addressing the violence against the Rohingya, according to the official, who asked not to be identified previewing Tillerson's visit. (more...)
Being homosexual is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Being homosexual is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
- November 15, 2017

The Supreme Court will be hearing the opening statements on Ram Janmbhoomi for 3 days from December 5. The spiritual leader is also scheduled to meet senior Muslim cleric Khalid Rashid Firangimahali later in the day. Significantly, the All-India Shia Personal Law Board has too sided with the stand taken by the AIMPLB. Speaking on the matter on November 14, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvihad said that the government is not averse to any out-of-court solution to the Ram ... (more...)
Telegraph accused of 'bullying' Tory rebel MPs after labelling them Brexit 'mutineers' Telegraph accused of 'bullying' Tory rebel MPs after labelling them Brexit 'mutineers'
- November 15, 2017

The paper went into Full Paul Dacre mode for Wednesday's splash, with pictures of 15 MPs allegedly ready to block the government's plan to write the exact date of Brexit into law. Britain trigged the two-year Article 50 process of leaving the European Union on March 29 this year, but this can be extended if all 28 European Union member states including Britain agree. (more...)

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