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Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary


However, the youth of India respects him and his contribution towards the building of our nation. It also includes a coin issued for Sardar Patel in 1996. "His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten", Modi said in a tweet. "India's progress in various fields and its march as one of the major economies should not be allowed to be obstructed by anybody and every Indian should strive to uphold and strengthen country's unity and integrity", he said. Read More »

Danish inventor Peter Madsen admits to dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall


Police say Madsen acknowledged he dismembered her body and threw it into Koge Bay southwest of Copenhagen. Madsen denies the accusations, and volunteered to extend his custody through November 15. He said he had been holding the hatch for Wall as they sailed in the strait between Denmark and Sweden. The police said in a statement Madsen had told them in an October 14 interrogation that Wall, 30, had died from carbon monoxide poisoning inside the submarine, while he was on the deck of the ... Read More »

I-66 driver killed when pedestrian jumped from overpass


The boy, whose identity was not revealed, is being treated for life-threatening injuries. Harris was a graduate student Marymount University in Arlington , Virginia , where she studied clinical counseling, according to her mother. The mother of Harris told WUSA-TV that her daughter's death was "ironic" given that the boy who jumped from the overpass is likely one of the children that Harris was training to be able to help. Read More »

Court partly blocks Trump ban on transgender troops in U.S. military

Kollar-Kotelly noted that, before issuing the directive, Trump had tweeted that "the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military". He followed with an August memo directing the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, and gave Defense Secretary Jim Mattis six months to come up with a policy on "how to address" those who are now serving. Read More »

Heyman | Dave Martinez is choice for Nationals manager


According to the report , Martinez will be announced as the manager after the completion of the World Series. The Associated Press reported that "a person with knowledge of the deal" told the AP that Martinez and the Nats agreed to a contract for three years plus an option. Read More »

Charges filed in Mueller investigation into Russian meddling


CNN and NBC report that the charges were approved Friday and remain sealed under orders from a federal judge. Christie, a former U.S. attorney, said leaks to the news media about the grand jury's actions could undermine the credibility of the process, which he said needed to remain confidential. Read More »

Iraqi Kurdish leader to devolve powers after thorny vote


He became president of the region in 2005 after the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq . PUK has not raised voice against Baghdad's military operations clearing Kirkuk, the oil rich province claimed by three ethnicities: Kurds, Arabs and Trukmans. Read More »

High wind warning for NYC through Monday morning


Monday and will last through the day. "If you enjoy a location close to a brook or stream you should be prepared for the possibility that it may breach its banks later tomorrow or tomorrow night". Travel has been already been affected by the storm. Block Island could also see hurricane-force gusts. You may get alerts on your phone for the flash flood warnings. Read More »

Kashmir observes shutdown on Oct 27; restrictions in Srinagar parts


Pakistan made the call in a message from the Prime Minister; Shahid Khaqan Abbasi signed and read by the acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria, Asim Ali Khan when the embassy marked Black Day in Abuja on Friday. He said the solution of the Kashmir issue was inevitable for peace in the region and added that the recent visit of the US Secretary of State to the region had harmed the efforts for peace in the area. Read More »

Billionaire wealth returns to growth


If these trends continue, it will take only four years for the total wealth of Asia's billionaires to overtake United States billionaires, according to UBS. While billionaire wealth is greater than the GDP of the European Union, the world's billionaires also employ a population equal to a small country. Read More »

US Congress passes budget, paving way for tax debate


Gary Rose, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2017. "Today we're one step closer to fixing our outdated tax code, which over the past three decades has grown to be more than 74,000 pages", Estes said. Read More »

Eric Bolling's son, CU student, died of accidental overdose: Coroner


Fox News announced it had parted ways with the host of "The Specialists" after a Huffington Post story quoted anonymous sources as saying he sent lewd photos to female co-workers. There have been reports Eric Jr. had turned to drugs amid stress of his father's ignominy . Demarest Mayor Raymond Cywinski, who said the Bollings were relatively new to town, expressed his condolences to the family on Friday. Read More »

Boy, 10, Charged For Leading Police On 100 Mph Car Chase


Hampton said his sister was getting his son ready for school Thursday morning. Fearful for the safety of other motorists, the Ohio State Highway Patrol laid out spike strips, which they say slowed down the boy's auto. Troopers tried to box him in and put stop sticks in the road but the boy drove into the ditch to avoid them. "It was very lucky no one was hurt", Hoffman said. Read More »

The Cost Of Visiting Joshua Tree National Park Could Nearly Triple

The per-person fee for those entering on foot, bike or horse or in a large non-commercial vehicle would be $30 peak season, $12 or $15 off-season. Currently, it costs $20 per vehicle to get into Rocky Mountain National Park, and $10 for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcycles. Read More »

District Attorney Thomas Spota to resign after indictment


Burke pleading guilty to the beating and ultimately being sentenced to 46 months in prison . A district attorney on eastern Long Island and a top aide were charged Wednesday with intimidating witnesses in a federal civil rights investigation into the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief. Read More »

General Motors Posts 32% Drop in Earnings for Third Quarter


Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. CLSA initiated the shares of GM in report on Wednesday, June 21 with "Hold" rating. Also, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 22,076 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total transaction of $300,000.00. Read More »

Kid Rock to perform in Cleveland next year


Not everyone. Rock and Stern chuckle about and endorsement from former NY governor George Pataki... suggesting that perhaps political figures should take a breath or two before jumping on a celebrity bandwagon. We recommend following Kid Rock on social media and signing up for his free email newsletter (bottom of page), in addition to checking your local venue's social media and email subscription, to get the most up-to-date information. Read More »

BJP to observe first anniversary of DeMo as 'anti-black money day'


BJP workers will go across the length and breadth of the country to highlight the measures taken by the Government in curbing black money . Rajiv Kumar, the Financial Services Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, said public sector banks were ready to take off due to strong economic fundamentals and push to public investment in infrastructure and strengthening the country's banking system will result in more jobs, growth and investments. Read More »

No deal yet for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees


The US Tuesday announced that it has initiated actions against Myanmar's military leadership involved in violence against Rohingya Muslims that has triggered a grave humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh. If that does not work out, then the Rohingya will continue to be a people shorn of their rightful homes. Italy's diplomats will also work within the European Union and the UN Security Council to ensure that Myanmar's security forces respect human rights, that civilians were protected and that ... Read More »

Wet and cool weather in forecast


Warm. Highs in the upper 70s to near 80. Overnight lows will be in the low to mid 50s areawide. As the humidity continues to build, a slow-moving cold front will approach from the southwest. Tuesday will be another very sunny and dry day with highs in the low to mid-70s. Winds: SE 5-15 miles per hour. They recover to the lower and middle 60s Friday , as the winds shift to the south. Read More »

James Comey confirms Twitter account that was anonymous

LawFare blogger Benjamin Wittes-a personal friend of Comey's-has tweeted that the "Reinhold Niebuhr " account using the handle @FormerBu "is in fact, James Comey himself". But it wasn't until Comey's Monday tweet that he himself had formally acknowledged he was the man behind the account. Thus far the only material tweeted by the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is that of nature scenes, as Comey seems to be leaving politics aside even as the President seems to continue to ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi popularity on Twitter faked? Here's the Russian bot angle


The agency said that a cursory glance at the twitter handles retweeting the Congress Vice President's tweets does throw up some questions.are these automated " bots " mass retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets? Taking a dig at PM Narendra Modi , Rahul wrote, "Modi ji quick; looks like President Trump needs another hug ". Read More »

Women Have Accused Hollywood Director James Toback Of Sexual Assault


They said that most meetings with Toback were set up as professional interviews or auditions, but that they would quickly become sexual. He then often told these women they could potentially be in his next movie, and invited them up to his hotel room, where he would ask them personal questions about their sex lives. Read More »

Lady Gaga's Amazing Photo With Five of Our Living Presidents

She also applauded the One America Appeal organization for "establishing a mental health and trauma recovery fund", which the singer says she donated to personally. "He sets an example for all of us, as does first lady Barbara Bush", Obama said. The Georgia native said that Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit he's worked with for 36 years, would build 6,000 homes in hard-hit areas. Read More »

Secret Superstar box-office 2 days collection hits 11.40 crores


Happy New Year and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo enjoyed the advantage of a clear run at the Box Office, while Golmaal Again clashed with Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar which is one reason for the film to not get on number one position. Since it was a mid-week release, the movie on the Friday had garnered Rs 4.80 cr. However, the movie shows a remarkable growth on Friday as business close to 11.40 crores in India and foreign countries. Read More »

Possible serial killer "terrorizing" neighborhood in Tampa, Florida


The police already have surveillance video of a person of interest seen wearing a hoodie the night of the first murder . Investigators say he accidentally got on the wrong bus home on Thursday and ended up in the Seminole Heights neighborhood , where he was shot and killed about 8 p.m. Read More »

PM to inaugurate projects in Ghogha, Dahej and Vadodara


The Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service service connects Saurashtra and South Gujarat and is expected to save a considerable amount of petrol and time. Due to its peculiar geographical configuration, the Gulf of Cambay has advantage for the operation of Ro-Ro ferry service. It is meant for passengers and would carry 500 of them at a time. Read More »

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Kabul Mosque Attack


The attack took place inside the Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul , during Friday night prayers. Pakistan has strongly condemned the suicide blasts in mosques' of Kabul while saying that it stands with his afghan brothers in this hour of grief and sorrow. Read More »

Flu shots available now

Approximately half of all flu shots provided in the province a year ago were done by physicians. "You may be healthy now but, without immunization, everyone is at risk". The 2017 flu season is here, and doctors say now is the time to get your flu shot. In other words, people for whom the consequences are huge. "If we can get 80 [to] 90 percent of people vaccinated against flu, we create what's called herd immunity, the point at which a virus, in this case influenza virus, just can't spread ... Read More »

Death toll rises to 16 in Egypt shootout


Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo . In response to the latest bloodshed Egyptian security forces appeared to step up their operations in the area of the attack. Egypt has struggled to contain an insurgency led by Islamic State-affiliated group, Ansar Bayt al Maqdis. Read More »

Donald Trump Authorises Release Of JFK Assassination Files Despite Concerns From Officials


In a statement on Twitter, Trump revealed he will be allowing the "long blocked" documents to be opened for the first time. Scholars have been speculating for weeks whether Trump would release the documents related to Kennedy's death. In May 2016, while on the presidential campaign trail, Trump gave an interview to Fox News strongly accusing the father of his GOP primary opponent Sen. Read More »

'Several people injured' after knife attack at Munich underground station


He was described as being unshaven, with short blond hair and a "corpulent figure". Mr Andrae told reporters there is no indication that an extremist, political or religious background factored into the attack. Police are hunting a "volatile" suspect following the incident on Saturday morning. The police department said on Twitter that officers are looking for the assailant "with all available police forces". Read More »

Texas Town to Get Harvey Aid Only if Residents Won't Boycott Israel


Greg Abbott said when he signed the bill into law in May . "Anti-Israel politics are anti-Texas policies, and we will not tolerate such actions against an important ally". In Kansas, the ACLU is now taking the state to court over a contract a mathematics teacher had to sign to be eligible for a state-funded programme to help other teachers. Read More »

India reach final beating Pakistan


The highly-awaited Super 4 face-off between arch-rivals Pakistan and India was delayed due to heavy rainfall on Saturday. Akashdeep opened the scoring in the 14th minute and then in the second quarter, Harmanpreet Singh flicked in a penalty corner to make it 2-0. Read More »

Trump celebrates Diwali, hails relationship with Modi


And now we will light the diya ", the President said. Vendors show lanterns to customers at a roadside market ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Mumbai, India. "Our Indian-American neighbours and friends have made incredible contributions to our country - and to the world". The main festival of Diwali will be held at the Sadhu Bela Temple here with similar programmes at other small temples. Read More »

Brian Storm Is Coming To The UK This Weekend!


To top it all off, when the heavy winds (which reached 15 miles per hour) and rain of Ophelia made landfall in the United Kingdom, the hurricane caused another unique phenomenon: it caused a waterfall to run upside-down. "This storm will cause a high tide on Saturday lunchtime with larger amounts of water expected to impact roads, promenades and coastal vehicle parking areas". Read More »

South Korea developing missiles to destroy North Korea nuclear facilities


Pompeo says the USA ought to behave as if North Korea is on the cusp of having the capability to launch a nuclear attack. Kim Jong-un called Trump a "mentally deranged U.S. The joint US-South Korea drills , dubbed the Maritime Counter Special Operations Forces Exercise (MCSOFEX), are said to "promote communications, interoperability, and partnership" between the militaries of the two countries. Read More »

Days Later, Fox News Retracts Story On Phony 'Navy SEAL'


Fox News reported that he also received two Purple Hearts and about two dozen other medals for his service. Only, Garofalo never earned a Purple Heart. "It got bigger and bigger", Garofalo said. An official retraction was made Thursday on the station's website. A Fox spokeswoman said Friday morning that the story had been corrected online and on all social media platforms. Read More »