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Buhari visits troops in Maiduguri Buhari visits troops in Maiduguri
- October 02, 2017

The communique issued at the end of the meeting called for an end to every secession agitation while urging advocates of restructuring to channel their demands through the National Assembly since it would help Nigeria evolve into a better country. (more...)
Gophers-Maryland game recap Gophers-Maryland game recap
- October 02, 2017

Kobe McCrary ran for 107 yards making three touchdowns and Jacob Huff returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown in the big win over Middle Tennessee State last Saturday. Minnesota also made too many mistakes, the final ones coming at the end as the Gophers needed a touchdown to tie. Maryland took a 14-7 lead when wide receiver D.J. (more...)
Police Investigate Murder Case After Mom Dead Body Found in Poynton's Lake Police Investigate Murder Case After Mom Dead Body Found in Poynton's Lake
- October 01, 2017

Mum-of-three Leanne McKie , 39, was a serving cop with Greater Manchester Police. A 43-year-old man arrested in relation to her death remains in police custody. "I would like to offer my most honest condolences to Leanne's family and friends at this devastating time", Hopkins said. The suspect, also from Wilmslow, is said to be assisting officers with their inquiries. (more...)
India, China annual ceremonial border meet cancelled as Beijing didn't send invite India, China annual ceremonial border meet cancelled as Beijing didn't send invite
- October 01, 2017

After the stand-off ended, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a meeting to raise a toast appreciating the efforts from both ends to settle the issue peacefully. India and China may have made peace after the Doklam crisis at the BRICS summit, but suspicions still linger on the ground. When asked about remarks by official Chinese media and Chinese think-tanks that the conflict can lead to a "war" if not handled properly, the ambassador had said: "There has ... (more...)
Australia steps in to help volcano islanders Australia steps in to help volcano islanders
- October 01, 2017

Ure said he hoped the evacuations would be complete by the middle of next week. The Manaro volcano has been increasingly active for a week or more, raising fears of an eruption. Bule said the evacuation will be carried out by boat and continue through October 6. "Maybe about every 8 to 10 seconds there was an explosion, throwing lava bombs up maybe 50 to 100 metres above the crater and there's also two small lava flows that are flowing across the island into the lake as well", he said in an ... (more...)
Rockies clinch playoff spot Rockies clinch playoff spot
- October 01, 2017

The victor of the wild-card game in Arizona will meet Los Angeles in Game 1 of an NLDS on Friday at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers have some big hitters this year. The Colorado Rockies clinched the the second wild-card spot in the National League on Saturday night by virtue of the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-6 loss to the St. (more...)
Maharashtra: President Kovind inaugurates Shirdi International Airport Maharashtra: President Kovind inaugurates Shirdi International Airport
- October 01, 2017

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the runway of the airport would be extended from the present 2,500 metres to 3,200 metres. The airport will be equipped with the night landing facility in upcoming months. The aerodrome is owned and developed by Maharashtra Airport Development Company, a special goal vehicle to develop airports in the state. The 2,750-square-metre terminal building has been created to handle a total of 300 passengers, including arriving ones. (more...)
Mourners commiserate tragedy of Karbala in 9th Muharram processions Mourners commiserate tragedy of Karbala in 9th Muharram processions
- October 01, 2017

Members of the community mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain along with many of his family members on the fateful day. On the recommendations of the federal government, cellular services in all major cities were suspended from 8am but were restored starting 8pm. (more...)
Trump Administration Won't Promise To Fix Puerto Rico's Infrastructure Trump Administration Won't Promise To Fix Puerto Rico's Infrastructure
- October 01, 2017

The U.S. territory of 3.4 million people struggled through a ninth day with virtually no electricity, patchy communications and shortages of fuel, clean water and other essentials in the wake of Hurricane Maria , the most powerful storm to hit the island in almost 90 years. (more...)
Malaysia bans travel to North Korea Malaysia bans travel to North Korea
- October 01, 2017

On Sept 3, Pyongyang conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test with the detonation of what it said was a hydrogen bomb that can be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile. Sir Simon Gass, the Foreign Office political director until previous year, was speaking at the launch of a paper by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a British thinktank, that said war with North Korea was now a real possibility. (more...)
United States in direct talks with North Korea on arms tests United States in direct talks with North Korea on arms tests
- October 01, 2017

The admission by Tillerson is at least somewhat surprising considering Trump said last month on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" when it comes to North Korea . "They're a little overheated right now". Trump said that if "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". (more...)
PA National Guard troops and helicopters headed to Puerto Rico PA National Guard troops and helicopters headed to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

Army National GuardAround 5 p.m. Governor Roy Cooper authorized sending 200 engineers from the N.C. Army National Guard to Puerto Rico to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. Chris Christie, a Republican, announced the state would send 1,100 Guardsman and first responders to Puerto Rico; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has ordered 600 Guardsman to the island. (more...)
Where To Donate To Help Puerto Rico Recover From Hurricane Maria Where To Donate To Help Puerto Rico Recover From Hurricane Maria
- October 01, 2017

Puerto Rico is home to about 3.4 million people. Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has destroyed roads, making it hard to get food, water and fuel around the island. What, exactly, did Cruz do to draw the ire of the president all the way from New Jersey? Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, Duke said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home, schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's ... (more...)
Trump's still criticizing National Football League owners over players who kneel Trump's still criticizing National Football League owners over players who kneel
- October 01, 2017

On the Miami Dolphins' sideline, three players were on one knee during the singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner". "Respect our Flag and our Country!" The protests seen across the game this season stem from former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaeperknick's stand against racial and social inequality last season, with the then-San Francisco 49ers star the first to kneel down in protest following a string of police incidents involving black citizens. (more...)
CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) Traded Higher Than Its 50 Day Average CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) Traded Higher Than Its 50 Day Average
- October 01, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in CSX Corporation by 22.3% in the 1st quarter. The stock rose 0.86% or $0.91 reaching $107.26 per share. Intrust Financial Bank Na holds 0.1% or 3,096 shares in its portfolio. Jones Collombin Counsel Inc reported 0.92% stake. Riverhead Capital Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 13,719 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra with ITBP jawans
- October 01, 2017

The 3,488 km-long India-China border stretches through Jammu and Kashmir (1,597 km), Himachal Pradesh (200 km), Uttarakhand (345 km), Sikkim (220 km) and Arunachal Pradesh (1,126 km). Singh said that the Doklam deadlock had been resolved without any confrontation. The Home Minister also announced that facilities given to ITBP soldiers would soon be upgraded. (more...)
3 dead, 2 injured in downtown Lawrence shooting 3 dead, 2 injured in downtown Lawrence shooting
- October 01, 2017

Five victims have been identified from the shooting. Police said Leah Elizabeth Brown, 22, of Shawnee, Colwin Lynn Henderson, 20, of Topeka, and Tremel Dupree Dean, 24, of Topeka, died as a result of their injuries. Lawrence police say around 1:39 a.m., officers who were at the intersection of 11th and MA heard multiple gunshots. Police are asking for help in identifying the suspects (s) involved. (more...)
Plenty of blame to go around for sinking of El Faro Plenty of blame to go around for sinking of El Faro
- October 01, 2017

A long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard has concluded that the owner of the cargo ship El Faro failed on many fronts that ultimately led to the loss of the vessel and its 33 crew members two years ago in what was one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. (more...)
Shares in Diageo PLC (DEO) Acquired by Tiaa Fsb
- October 01, 2017

The stock increased 0.50% or GBX 12.25 on September 29, reaching GBX 2452.75. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $2.0322 per share. 05/25/2017 - Diageo plc was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Citigroup. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $25 target. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 21. (more...)
US Allies Worried North Korea's Readying An October Surprise US Allies Worried North Korea's Readying An October Surprise
- October 01, 2017

But despite the impact of sanctions , North Korea has a history of continuing its expensive nuclear program despite great suffering by its people. He also assured USA citizens and allies of their safety, guaranteeing that the US military has "postured our forces to respond in the event of a provocation or a conflict". (more...)