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Palestinian political parties sign reconciliation agreement
- October 14, 2017

Israel's prime minister has strongly condemned an agreement on ending a decade-long split between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah. Israel, which has fought three wars with Hamas, has been opposed to the idea of Fatah partnering with Hamas, which it along with most of the West considers to be a terrorist group. (more...)
Man finds $24 million lottery ticket in old shirt Man finds $24 million lottery ticket in old shirt
- October 14, 2017

He found the winning ticket they talked about on the news in a stack of old tickets stashed in his favorite t-shirt. A New Jersey man discovered he won a $24.1 million NY lottery jackpot after finding the lucky ticket in an old shirt just days before it expired. (more...)
Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him
- October 14, 2017

The problem here is that Donald Trump actually is the President of the Virgin Islands , which are also known as the United States Virgin Islands. Yes, during a speech Friday morning Trump brought up the ongoing hurricane relief efforts and mentioned that he had met with the president of the U.S. (more...)
Two more US Navy officers dismissed over USS McCain collision Two more US Navy officers dismissed over USS McCain collision
- October 14, 2017

Cmdr. A. Sanchez was reassigned to Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) and Cmdr. The USS McCain collision, which claimed 10 sailors and injured 5 others, was one of the accidents that occurred in a series of mishaps that exposed the Navy's leadership and training shortcomings . (more...)
What Does Wall Street Say about Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M)?
- October 14, 2017

The indicator does not indicate the price direction, rather it is used primarily to measure volatility caused by gaps and limit up or down moves. The company have shares float of 173.44 million. 5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the industry's and the sector's growth for next 5 years ticked at -2.36 and -8.01 respectively. (more...)
British court rules Islamic faith school's segregation "unlawful"
- October 14, 2017

Ofsted's job is to make sure that all schools properly prepare children for life in modern Britain . In their decision, the appeal judges said: " It is common ground that the school is not the only Islamic school which operates such a policy and that a number of Jewish schools with a particular Orthodox ethos and some Christian faith schools have similar practices ". (more...)
Student charged following Snapchat gun threat to Lowell High School Student charged following Snapchat gun threat to Lowell High School
- October 14, 2017

Eby said parents were not notified until Friday morning because there was never any actual threat made. "We let [the school] know that we put some extra people on because some of the parents had some concerns", he said. In response, the Easley Police Department increased their presence in Easley schools as a reassuring measure. No students or faculty were harmed and the threat did not cause any delay in the school day. (more...)
Macalester grad's 'Jeopardy' streak comes to an end Macalester grad's 'Jeopardy' streak comes to an end
- October 14, 2017

Austin Rogers, a bartender from NY, came in a close second place on the fan-favorite game show after a 12-day run as champion. Only four contestants in the show's history have won more games or more money. During the streak, Rogers won $411,000 - good for fifth best overall on the show. "I mean, I always wanted validation that I'm smarter than everyone, and now, when in an argument, I can just say "SCOREBOARD!" and point to an imaginary jumbotron", he said on the site. (more...)
Rajesh Talwar attends to patients in jail, wife spends time in creche Rajesh Talwar attends to patients in jail, wife spends time in creche
- October 14, 2017

The court also found no reason "to fasten the appellants with the guilt of double murder merely on the proof of the deceased being last seen alive with the appellants in their flat on the night of May 15, 2008 specially in view of the alternative hypothesis of the double murder covenanted in the prosecution case itself, " it said. (more...)
Madhya Pradesh cuts petrol, diesel Value-Added Tax, new prices from midnight Madhya Pradesh cuts petrol, diesel Value-Added Tax, new prices from midnight
- October 14, 2017

State Congress was critical even as the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government cut VAT on diesel and petrol. Opposition leaders described the cut in taxes as "too little" and done under the extreme pressure of the Union government keeping upcoming bypoll and elections in mind. (more...)
Several states vow to sue Trump administration over Obamacare sabotage Several states vow to sue Trump administration over Obamacare sabotage
- October 14, 2017

The payments - known as cost-sharing reductions - are required by Obamacare. In a statement , the White House said that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, based on guidance from the U.S. "Though he has made these payments since taking office, President Trump has declared that he will stop them immediately". Trump's executive orders are expected to increase insurance premiums and potentially cost the government an extra $2.3 billion next year, according to NPR . (more...)
Three killed in skydiving accident in Australia
- October 14, 2017

The area is a popular spot for skydivers and this is the worst incident in history for the area. A third victim, a highly experienced tandem jumper who had completed thousands of successful jumps, was found dead at a nearby property after skydiving solo. (more...)
Sturgis Brown High School cancels homecoming Sturgis Brown High School cancels homecoming
- October 13, 2017

The Meade School Board voted 8-0 on Thursday to cancel all remaining homecoming activities. A statement from the Meade County Schools superintendent Don Kirkegaard says, "I believe the vehicle was to be used for a non-school sponsored or supported auto bash". (more...)
One man arrested in Maidstone area following extensive search
- October 13, 2017

A 29-year-old man has been charged with a list of offences after a crime spree that stretched from the Edmonton area into Saskatchewan . Jeremy Kelly Buffin was arrested by RCMP early Thursday morning when the vehicle he was driving got stuck in a slough near Maidstone. (more...)
China September Exports Rise 9% China September Exports Rise 9%
- October 13, 2017

China's goods trade volume rose 16.6 percent to 20.29 trillion yuan (3.08 trillion US dollars) in the first three quarters of this year, official data showed Friday. House says that part of the pick-up comes amid shift in the timing of the Mid-Autumn Festival, leading to more working days last month than in September 2016. (more...)
Pranab Mukherjee was more qualified to become PM: Manmohan Singh Pranab Mukherjee was more qualified to become PM: Manmohan Singh
- October 13, 2017

Singh, who served two consecutive terms as prime minister, also said the Mukherjee was better suited for the coveted post as he was "better qualified". He said running the coalition government seemed hard but everything worked out smoothly. "He is a politician by choice and it comes naturally to him". (more...)
Federal report shows Iowa corn and bean crops missing records Federal report shows Iowa corn and bean crops missing records
- October 13, 2017

Yield is forecast at 1.60 tons per acre, up 0.05 ton from 2016. 1 conditions, average corn yield in 2017 was forecast at 171.8 bushels an acre, up 1.9 bushels from September but down 2.8 bushels from 174.6 bushels an acre in 2016. As of 12:55 pm CDT (1755 GMT), Chicago Board of Trade November soyabeans were up 23-1/4 cents at $9.88-1/2 per bushel after reaching $9.97-3/4, the contract's highest since August 1. (more...)
Missouri State Senator's tweet compares Trump to Hitler Missouri State Senator's tweet compares Trump to Hitler
- October 13, 2017

A Missouri state senator is again facing criticism for another social media post about the president. In the original ad, a black woman is pictured taking off a shirt to reveal a white woman. She later deleted the post and apologized. Chappelle-Nadal said the meme had been circulating among some in St. Louis who are protesting white supremacy and inequities in policing. (more...)
At least two shot dead as Kenya opposition defies protest ban At least two shot dead as Kenya opposition defies protest ban
- October 13, 2017

Riot policemen detain a man during clashes between supporters of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and supporters of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, during a protest in Nairobi, Kenya, October 11, 2017. The election laws changes were ordered by the Supreme Court, which identified a lacuna it said needed to be filled, when it annulled the August 8 elections citing irregularities. (more...)
China's Sept imports from N.Korea down 37.9% as United Nations sanctions bite China's Sept imports from N.Korea down 37.9% as United Nations sanctions bite
- October 13, 2017

Imports grew 18.7 percent in September from a year earlier, beating analysts' forecasts for a 13.5 percent expansion and accelerating from 13.3 percent in August, customs data showed on Friday. Still, Beijing is reluctant to trigger an economic collapse and chaos over its shared 1,350-kilometre border. US officials have resumed criticizing Chinese policy after President Donald Trump said in April he would temporarily shelve disputes while Washington and Beijing cooperated on North Korea. (more...)

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