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Costs double around project to fix London's Big Ben
- October 01, 2017

Big Ben ceased chiming in August, and will remain silent until the fix works end in 2021, except for on special occasions such as New Year's Eve. The commissions announced that construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, which already had the contract to put up the scaffolding, would carry out the works. (more...)
Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff
- October 01, 2017

Fritsch said Corker, an Establishment Republican nearing the end of his second term, saw the handwriting on the wall. The margin of error was +/- 4.0 percent. Even before Tuesday's results, retired Athens State University political science professor Jess Brown said he viewed Moore as the stronger general election candidate. (more...)
China orders North Korean business closed under United Nations sanctions China orders North Korean business closed under United Nations sanctions
- October 01, 2017

Twitter reserved the right under its existing policy to remove content and disable accounts that posted violent threats or harassment, and ever since Mr Trump began campaigning for the presidency, many had asked how some of his more rapacious tweets had not run afoul of this policy. (more...)
Maria back to hurricane strength, now a Category 1 storm Maria back to hurricane strength, now a Category 1 storm
- October 01, 2017

While Maria's most punishing hurricane-force winds remained offshore, tropical storm-force winds extended for as much as 230 miles from the center, churning up the surf on both sides of the islands. That left locals to watch another storm chew up their beaches. "We are nearly certainly looking at severe gales with perhaps storm-force gusts from Sunday into Monday". (more...)
Roy Moore win in Alabama a victory for the Trump agenda Roy Moore win in Alabama a victory for the Trump agenda
- October 01, 2017

Who's to blame for Trump's embarrassing endorsement? Trump had tweeted about odd several times in the days leading up to the primary, including the day of, but those tweets had disappeared as of Tuesday night. Looking out over a packed Alabama barn, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon paced the stage and declared: "I come to you unshaven, unkempt, in this old bomber jacket, just like I was on the campaign". (more...)
Baxter Springs Burn Victim Dies in Hospital and Injures 3 Officers Baxter Springs Burn Victim Dies in Hospital and Injures 3 Officers
- October 01, 2017

Sharon Horn was injured after a man who was known to her went into her home and began assaulting her, the sheriff's office said. Horn, one officer and the man were taken to Springfield Missouri Hospital. The two officers on the scene were then splashed with fuel, setting them on fire. A third officer, along with the suspect, also sustained injuries during the incident, which occurred just before 1:30 a.m. (more...)
Kansas State Baylor Post Game Report Kansas State Baylor Post Game Report
- October 01, 2017

The Wildcats scored early with a 16-yard pass from senior quarterback Jesse Ertz to sophomore wide receiver Isaiah Zuber to give Kansas State a 7-0 lead within the first two minutes. Kansas State continued its attack with a potential third touchdown after a 43-yard rush by sophomore running back Alex Barnes , but the call was reviewed and it was determined that Barnes was down at the Baylor 38-yard-line. (more...)
Puerto Rico Mayor Criticizes Trump for Mediocre Disaster Response Puerto Rico Mayor Criticizes Trump for Mediocre Disaster Response
- October 01, 2017

The president is responding by citing what he calls "such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help". Volunteers prepare supplies for those affected by Hurricane Maria in the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (more...)
Dozens arrested during neo-Nazi march in Sweden Dozens arrested during neo-Nazi march in Sweden
- October 01, 2017

Dozens of people were arrested on Saturday as neo-Nazis and anti-fascists clashed with police during a march by the extreme right-wing Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, police said. They chose to rally during Yom Kippur, the Jewish holy celebration which ends tonight. At least 60 people were detained, police said in a statement after the rally. (more...)
Broncos' Brandon Marshall Says Colin Kaepernick Is 'Ready to Go' Broncos' Brandon Marshall Says Colin Kaepernick Is 'Ready to Go'
- October 01, 2017

Their goal is not to oppose the military, the police, the flag or America. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners", said President Trump, "when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired". (more...)
President Appoints 5 New Governors President Appoints 5 New Governors
- October 01, 2017

Experts say that Purohit's presence in the Raj Bhavan is likely to help the Bharatiya Janata Party. He will take over from Banwarilal Purohit, who has been appointed as the Governor of Tamil Nadu . "Apart from politics, he is also known in the regional journalistic circles, for reviving the English daily 'The Hitavada", which was founded by pre-independence leader Gopal Krishna Gokhale. (more...)
No. 15 Oklahoma State escapes with 41-34 win over Texas Tech No. 15 Oklahoma State escapes with 41-34 win over Texas Tech
- October 01, 2017

Desmond Nisby, who had been bottled for most of the contest, bulldozed his way to a 1-yard rushing touchdown to knot the game up for the first time since 14-14 with 9:41 left in the second quarter. Oklahoma State has been hiding for three weeks behind bad opponents and a bad defense, and now the honeymoon period is over. Shimonek (11 TDs, 1 interception) tops the Big 12 with 416 yards passing per game, while Rudolph (13 TDs, 3 interceptions) throws for 383 yards per game. (more...)
Air Transport Services Group, I (NASDAQ:ATSG) Sees Price Swing - Down $0.55
- October 01, 2017

Volume in the last session has decreased compared with STL's average trading volume. The stock declined 0.12% or $0.03 reaching $24.79 per share. It seems that Air Transport Services Group, Inc . ATSG was included in 13 notes of analysts from August 7, 2015. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. The company was initiated on Friday, August 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Marcus Ericsson Hoping to Atone for Singapore Non-Finish in Malaysia Marcus Ericsson Hoping to Atone for Singapore Non-Finish in Malaysia
- October 01, 2017

Sebastian Vettel is eager to draw a line under his Singapore Grand Prix start collision with Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen and says it won't alter how it attacks the blasts off the line. "With a collision like that at the start of the race and all three of us had to face the stewards, what can you do?" "Every start is different". "We will see, I have a lot of races left and I'm not too fussed about the amount of points". (more...)
Trump criticises San Juan mayor over hurricane response Trump criticises San Juan mayor over hurricane response
- October 01, 2017

Cruz on Friday had criticized the Trump administration's response to the hurricane, saying, "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". Cruz on Friday also bristled at suggestions that the relief effort had been well-coordinated. As for Democrats, they continue to argue for a stronger response, both from the White House , and in terms of disaster aid approved by the Congress. (more...)
Investigation launched over school contractor possibly contaminating kids' flutes with bodily fluids Investigation launched over school contractor possibly contaminating kids' flutes with bodily fluids
- October 01, 2017

Federal investigators are looking into a disturbing case in Southern California in which a teacher is accused of contaminating students' musical instruments with semen. "I think there's something really sick going on here", a parent in Fountain Valley district said. Similar messages went to families in the Capistrano Unified School District and Newport Mesa Unified School District. (more...)
Palace confirms Trump's visit to PH for Asean summit in November Palace confirms Trump's visit to PH for Asean summit in November
- October 01, 2017

During the Asia tour, Trump would not be stopping over in "good friend" India which the White House has categorised as falling into the Pacific region. During the 116th Balangiga Encounter Day in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, on September 28, Duterte said he "would rather be friendly" now with the United States because the Americans have "redeemed themselves" and "have helped us a lot". (more...)
Warren teen accused of having sex with animals Warren teen accused of having sex with animals
- October 01, 2017

According to Trumbull County Children Services, he allegedly had sex with the dog in July and September. Warren enacted its law against bestiality previous year, making it the first city in OH to do so. "My concern with the interview is, if he would do this to an animal, what would you do to a small child?" He is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center on a probation violation. (more...)
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema hopes to become Senate's second LGBTQ member Rep. Kyrsten Sinema hopes to become Senate's second LGBTQ member
- October 01, 2017

She released a video to announce her run. Now, she's running for Senate because she's "not giving up on the American dream". Flake, a conservative Republican who has faced backlash from President Donald Trump, has held the seat since 2013. (more...)
U.S. citizens advised against visiting Cuba after U.S. citizens advised against visiting Cuba after "specific attacks"
- October 01, 2017

USA officials are also warning Americans about traveling to Cuba. The US has ordered more than a half of its personnel working at the US Embassy in Havana to return home. And the Trump administration has stopped short of blaming Cuba for the attacks, leaving open the possibility that another country or group is responsible. (more...)

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