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Pakistan condemns attack on Afghan Army base
- October 20, 2017

All of the couples three children were born in captivity. US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, have previously said there was no indication the hostages had been in Afghanistan in the days before they were freed. However, two Taliban sources with knowledge of the family's captivity said they had been kept in Pakistan in recent years. Last week, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had said his country was ready for a joint operation with the USA to destroy the Haqqani Network if ... (more...)
Dozens feared dead in attacks in Afghanistan Dozens feared dead in attacks in Afghanistan
- October 20, 2017

Among those were at least two attacks on mosques in Kabul in August and September. The latest incident comes as Kabul remains on high alert after police on Saturday night stopped a lorry carrying 2,700 kg of explosives hidden under boxes of tomatoes, averting a potentially deadly blast. (more...)
Under the Microscope We Place Shares of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) Under the Microscope We Place Shares of Edison International (NYSE:EIX)
- October 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 49.90% the S&P500. About 825,425 shares traded. Edison International (NYSE:EIX) has risen 12.39% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Moreover, City Hldg has 0.02% invested in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). More interesting news about Consolidated Edison , Inc. There has been an observed change of 0.13% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 20, 2017

Arvest Trust Company bought 2,480 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 6 by UBS. After $0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.54% EPS growth. Therefore 36% are positive. (more...)
Secret Superstar strikes the right chords and channelizes emotions powerfully Secret Superstar strikes the right chords and channelizes emotions powerfully
- October 20, 2017

Though, clearly this isn't helping Secret Superstar since its shows are running at low occupancy in the multiplexes whereas on the other hand, Golmaal Again is mostly running houseful in single screens as well as multiplexes. The film registered Rs. 4.50 crore nett as per early estimates. The film released on Diwali festival, which might be one of the reasons why the movie didn't have a good opening. (more...)
MSP Colonel Etue To Give Up Five Days Pay Over Facebook Post MSP Colonel Etue To Give Up Five Days Pay Over Facebook Post
- October 20, 2017

The message shared Sunday by Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue called the players "millionaire ingrates who hate America and disrespect our armed forces and veterans". Whereas Etue reportedly earns somewhere in the neighborhood of $160,000 a year, Colin Kaepernick, the first of the National Football League players to refuse to stand for the "Star Spangled Banner", generated about 100 times that income last year without facing a fine or a suspension because of his behavior. (more...)
Boston and beyond: Local communities compete for Amazon's 2nd headquarters Boston and beyond: Local communities compete for Amazon's 2nd headquarters
- October 20, 2017

As cities across the country scramble to catch Amazon's attention in bids to snag the Seattle-based company's second headquarters, Northwest Indiana is making the same pitch from both a regional perspective and individually. The prospect of an Amazon campus could stoke fears about its potential impact on the already crunched Bay Area housing market. Gilbert, however, is confident in Detroit's chances to land the project. (more...)
Now, fatwa against Muslim women from posting images on social media Now, fatwa against Muslim women from posting images on social media
- October 20, 2017

In the fatwa issued on October 18, Darul Uloom Deoband, one of the largest Islamic seminaries in India, has said that posting photos of self or family on social media sites such as Facebook , WhatsApp is not allowed in Islam. Darul Uloom Deoband claimed that there are ten acts which are banned for Muslim women under Islam, and it included the hair cutting and eyebrow plucking too. (more...)
Students escape Caroline County school bus before it catches fire Students escape Caroline County school bus before it catches fire
- October 20, 2017

While waiting for the school bus at his usual time and place, Carey was hit by a driver who "negligently veered off the roadway and struck" him, the lawsuit states. Here's a video made by local students about 12 years ago. It explains that "the bus stop is located on the slope of a blind hill", has no light or stop sign, sees passing motorists regularly going above the posted speed limit of 50 miles per hour and does not allow approaching drivers or pedestrians to see very far. (more...)
Four killed in clashes with police amid Kenyan opposition demonstrations Four killed in clashes with police amid Kenyan opposition demonstrations
- October 20, 2017

Earlier this week, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International accused police of killing 67 people in opposition protests in the days after August's election results were announced. This weekend chebukati is firing chiloba & co and parade all the commissioners behind him and says it's unanimous decision. Kenyatta has said security will be deployed to keep the new vote free from violence. (more...)
D-8 should expand, says President Erdogan D-8 should expand, says President Erdogan
- October 20, 2017

Cavusoglu said Turkey's Ankara-based government supports cooperation with the USA, but that the Turkish judiciary is independent. "When we trade with our national and local currencies, our countries will benefit from this", he said. According to Reuters , Turkey and Iran's central banks have agreed to trade in their local currencies to reduce the cost of currency conversion and transfer for traders. (more...)
Hawaii Judge Is Right To Keep Fighting Oppressive Travel Bans Hawaii Judge Is Right To Keep Fighting Oppressive Travel Bans
- October 20, 2017

For Chad , Libya and Yemen, the order would forbid the entry of those seeking to live in the US, those seeking merely to visit the nation, and those specifically traveling on tourist or business visas. The justice department said it would appeal . The judge said the new restrictions also ignore a federal appeals court ruling that found Mr Trump's previous ban exceeds the scope of his authority. (more...)
Retail sales slip back in September as prices rise Retail sales slip back in September as prices rise
- October 20, 2017

United Kingdom retail sales fell more than expected last month, official figures confirmed on Thursday, further muddying the waters over whether the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month. It was the first monthly fall since May and fuelled speculation that a bounce seen over the summer may have been boosted by the weakness of the pound encouraging more tourists to come to Britain and fewer Britons to go on holiday overseas. (more...)
Man dies from rock thrown through car's windshield Man dies from rock thrown through car's windshield
- October 20, 2017

Several teens are in custody for throwing rocks off of an I-75 overpass in Genesee County that left a 32-year-old man dead. The sheriff's office says a group of people may be responsible. Vienna Township is about 80 miles north of Detroit. Anyone with information related to the incident - including any suspicious activity, dash cam footage or home surveillance footage in the area between 7 and 8:30 p.m. (more...)
Despite Pardon, Ex-Sheriff Arpaio Doesn't Get To Wipe His Criminal Record Despite Pardon, Ex-Sheriff Arpaio Doesn't Get To Wipe His Criminal Record
- October 20, 2017

Bolton acknowledged the Schaffer argument in her ruling but said it wasn't comparable to the case at hand. Bolton said in the order that Trump's pardon was an "executive prerogative of mercy, not of judicial recordkeeping", according to Politico . (more...)
Trump blames 'radical Islam' for uptick in crime in Britain Trump blames 'radical Islam' for uptick in crime in Britain
- October 20, 2017

Yahoo News contacted the ONS to ask if there was a link between terror and the rise in crime. Terror offences have also risen by 60% after attacks in London and Manchester. " Donald Trump would be better paced looking at issues in his own country such as the huge number of deaths from gun violence which despite repeated atrocities from Sandy Hook to Las Vegas, the USA government have failed to take action on", Doughty told the Daily Mail . (more...)
Wolves vs. Spurs NBA season opener Wolves vs. Spurs NBA season opener
- October 20, 2017

While Andre Wiggins continues to improve on both ends of the floor. The Timberwolves have retooled and are a potential power in the stacked Western Conference. Towns scored 25.1 points per game, and ripped down 12.3 rebounds per game. "They deserved a lot of credit for executing down the stretch against a very talented, well-coached team", Popovich said. (more...)
Merkel praises Turkey on refugees, 'very worried' about rule of law
- October 20, 2017

While criticizing Ankara over disagreements on issues of democracy and the rule of law, Merkel praised Turkey's efforts for Syrian refugees, and reaffirmed Germany's commitment to the EU-Turkey refugee deal. "We need to deliver on this promise", said Merkel, "This money helps the refugees who are living under very hard conditions". "We have promised an additional 3 billion euros for the next years, in addition to the 3 billion euros which is already made available", she said. (more...)
Trump's Third Travel Ban Blocked By A Second Federal Judge Trump's Third Travel Ban Blocked By A Second Federal Judge
- October 20, 2017

Ultimately, on September 28 , the Trump administration issued an executive order that dropped one country from the list (Sudan); added Chad , Venezuela, and North Korea; and specified who, exactly, should be denied visas from each country. (more...)
MH370: Malaysia in deal with U.S. firm to restart plane search MH370: Malaysia in deal with U.S. firm to restart plane search
- October 20, 2017

The plan to resume the search in the Indian Ocean was disclosed in a statement by Darren Chester, Australia's minister for infrastructure and transport. At the time it was suspended, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau released findings from worldwide and CSIRO scientists which identified a smaller 25,000sq km area with "a high probability" that it contained the aircraft. (more...)

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