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Google to Provide Puerto Rico With Cell Service Using Balloons Google to Provide Puerto Rico With Cell Service Using Balloons
- October 08, 2017

Puerto Rico's situation could get worse without Congress' help, said Raul Maldonado, the island's Treasury secretary. Puerto Rico is still reeling from the devastation from Hurricane Maria , which has left billions of dollars worth of damage in its wake, flooded the country and destroyed a lot of the buildings. (more...)
EC to hear 'two leaves' case again on Oct 13 EC to hear 'two leaves' case again on Oct 13
- October 08, 2017

Earlier, there were four factions in the party, O Paneerselvam, E Palaniswamy, Sasikala's nephew Dinakaran and Jayalalitha's niece Deepa Jayakumar. Lawyers on Friday submitted that the AIADMK had 15 mln members, with 2,100 executive members, besides 134 members of the Tamil Nadu legislative agency and 49 members of parliament, and affidavits from many of them may have to be considered by the Election Commission. (more...)
NRA calls for regulations on 'bump stocks,' rapid-fire devices NRA calls for regulations on 'bump stocks,' rapid-fire devices
- October 07, 2017

In a statement released Thursday, NRA officials said that the group "believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". According to CNN, because the bump stock is not a firearm, the ATF classified it as a firearm part, writing in a letter at the time that it approved the device's sale because it didn't have jurisdiction over regulating firearm parts under the Gun Control Act or National ... (more...)
India & EU vows to fight against terrorism; resume talks on FTA India & EU vows to fight against terrorism; resume talks on FTA
- October 08, 2017

They agreed that India and the European Union, as the world's largest democracies, share a desire to work closely together and with all relevant players to support a rules-based worldwide order that upholds agreed worldwide norms, global peace and stability, and encourage inclusive growth and sustainable development in all parts of the inter-connected and multipolar world. (more...)
Tamil Nadu Government Hikes Price Of Movies Tickets By 25%
- October 08, 2017

For cinema tickets below '100, a GST of 18 per cent is charged, while for tickets priced over Rs 100, 28 per cent GST rate is levied. This prompted the film industry to withdraw its strike. Theatres will have to send an application to the licensing authority concerned with "C" form licences for making the necessary entry/endorsement for revision in rates of admission. (more...)
Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year
- October 08, 2017

The bodies were found a year ago. Robert Kuefler told authorities that he just couldn't bring himself to bury his mother and brother so he kept them in the house that the three shared. The charge he now faces is related to his decision not to inform authorities of their deaths, both of which are believed to have been due to natural causes. (more...)
Ohioan among 3 U.S. commandos killed in attack in Niger Ohioan among 3 U.S. commandos killed in attack in Niger
- October 08, 2017

Johnson was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The 50 or so fighters who attacked the patrol are thought to be affiliated with ISIS. His awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Army Parachutist Badge, the Army Air Assault Badge, the Driver and Mechanic Badge, and the Marksmanship Qualification Badge - Sharpshooter with Rifle. (more...)
South Africa look to consolidate against Bangladesh South Africa look to consolidate against Bangladesh
- October 07, 2017

Earlier, Amla was bowled by Subashis Roy for 132 in the afternoon session after sharing a 247-run partnership for the fourth wicket with captain Faf Du Plessis, who was 135 not out. The only previous occasion on which South Africa scored four centuries in an innings was against Windies in a high-scoring draw in St John's in 2004-05. (more...)
Calm Before the Storm': Trump Makes Cryptic Remark at Military Dinner Calm Before the Storm': Trump Makes Cryptic Remark at Military Dinner
- October 07, 2017

Joseph Dunford, and his wife for photos, the president pointed around the room and asked reporters if they knew "what this represents?" "Maybe it's the calm before the storm ", Trump said , according to CNN. "Could be the calm before the storm ", he repeated for a second time. A third reporter again asked Trump what the " storm " was, to which Trump replied, " you'll find out ". (more...)
Trump to late-night comedians: Your jokes about me are Trump to late-night comedians: Your jokes about me are "unfunny"
- October 07, 2017

Trump added in a second tweet. I assume he's referring to Jimmy Kimmel saying he's discussed healthcare with the likes of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, which the folks over at Fox News have previously tried to spin into some sort of vague conspiracy about the mainstream media being a propaganda arm for the Democratic party. (more...)
Um Nobel contra Trump, Kim e a legitimidade dos arsenais nucleares Um Nobel contra Trump, Kim e a legitimidade dos arsenais nucleares
- October 07, 2017

O anúncio deste ano foi a estreia da presidente do Comitê Nobel Norueguuês, Berit Reiss-Andersen, que assumiu o cargo após a morte de Kaci Kullmann Five, ex-líder conservadora norueguesa, em fevereiro deste ano. "Não esquecendo a controvérsia que rodeou a atribuição do Prémio Nobel da Paz noutros momentos", o movimento da Paz português afirma que a exigência de um mundo livre de armas nucleares é "uma aspiração dos povos e do movimento da paz", "que teve no Apelo de Estocolmo, promovido no ... (more...)
Muslim marriage case didn't warrant NIA probe: Kerala to SC Muslim marriage case didn't warrant NIA probe: Kerala to SC
- October 07, 2017

In an affidavit, the state government informed the Supreme Court that the state police is competent enough to investigate such crimes. The CPI (M) government praised the Kerala Police and said that they were doing an " efficient" job with the investigation, until the Supreme Court interfered and believed the NIA's claims, transferring the case to the central agency, The Hindu reported. (more...)
Over 14 dead, several injured in Mastung bus-van collision Over 14 dead, several injured in Mastung bus-van collision
- October 07, 2017

Many injured are in critical condition and emergency has been declared in the hospital. The rescue teams and locals reached the scene and shifted the bodies and injured to Civil Hospital in Quetta for autopsies and treatment. As per Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), police has received around 9,000 accidents were reported since 2011. Pakistan has one of the world's worst records for fatal traffic accidents, blamed on poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving. (more...)
Trump says he called Schumer on health care Trump says he called Schumer on health care
- October 07, 2017

Axios reported on Friday that Republican sources revealed the phone call and that Trump was looking for a path forward on health care. The president, however, seems anxious to appear willing to deal with Democrats despite their universal opposition to repealing and replacing Obamacare. (more...)
More guns, as Vegas showed, don't make America safe More guns, as Vegas showed, don't make America safe
- October 07, 2017

I am afraid that the 59 innocent people that were massacred last Sunday at a concert will have died in vain if the problem of gun violence is not fixed. Bump-stock sales have soared after the Sunday shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, which left 58 dead and hundreds of others injured. LaPierre issued the statement joinly with Chris W. (more...)
Auto crashes into several people after mounting curb near Natural History Museum Auto crashes into several people after mounting curb near Natural History Museum
- October 07, 2017

Several people have been injured, the Metropolitan Police has said. Local media says a vehicle reportedly plowed into pedestrians. They are at the scene, and the London Ambulance Service has also been called. "A man has been detained at the scene". Inquiries are under way to establish the circumstances. 'If you have any information about this incident, please call 101'. (more...)
Cambodian interior ministry urges supreme court to dissolve main opposition party Cambodian interior ministry urges supreme court to dissolve main opposition party
- October 07, 2017

The Cambodian government on Friday sued to dissolve the country's main opposition party, intensifying a crackdown that has drawn widespread condemnation from Western governments. One of the remaining parliamentarians derided allegations that the CNRP had been involved in planning a US-backed coup. Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division, said the world is ignoring to Hun Sen's crackdown. (more...)
Tropical Storm Nate Expected To Strengthen Tropical Storm Nate Expected To Strengthen
- October 07, 2017

The forecast track showed that Nate could brush across the tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as a tropical storm late Friday night. It has already claimed the lives of at least 20 people in Nicaragua and Honduras. Alabama , Florida and MS have all declared states of emergency . Overnight tonight , the system will reach the central Gulf of Mexico. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for. (more...)
Trump makes cryptic 'calm before the storm' remark Trump makes cryptic 'calm before the storm' remark
- October 07, 2017

Trump replied: " We have the world's great military people in this room, I will tell you that". "What's the storm? " a reporter asked. The president then bid everyone a good night, without clarifying his comments. " You'll find out ", he responded. Last month, President Trump at the UN General Assembly had said,"The Iran Deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". (more...)
Police begins probe of Mansarovar Park Murder Police begins probe of Mansarovar Park Murder
- October 07, 2017

The police was informed about the incident at 7.20 am. There was some dispute in the family over selling of a property. They were found dead at their house in Shahdara's Mansarovar Park area, according to Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad. (more...)

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