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Mangalorean Christians, Kannadigas are opposed to Tipu Jayanti, claims BJP Mangalorean Christians, Kannadigas are opposed to Tipu Jayanti, claims BJP
- October 21, 2017

Months ahead of Assembly elections in Karnataka, a political slugfest has broken out in the state over Tipu Sultan. The CM said, "As part of government he shouldn't have written it". Protocol demands that the names of all elected representatives be mentioned in the invitation cards but Mr. Ananth Kumar Hegde writing a letter stating that his name should not be mentioned in the cards "is an insult to the democratic system". (more...)
Warm and mostly sunny weekend, big changes in store next week Warm and mostly sunny weekend, big changes in store next week
- October 21, 2017

Warm air at low levels today through Sunday should allow for a warming trend in the North Country with highs today in the upper 60s to low 70s and in the upper 60s to mid 70s on Sunday , with overnight lows in the 50s, according to forecasters. (more...)
Trump says he'll allow Kennedy assassination files to be released Trump says he'll allow Kennedy assassination files to be released
- October 21, 2017

Kennedy to be released "subject to the receipt of further information". As Politico noted, the majority of the thousands of pages of Kennedy assassination files kept in the National Archives were created in the 1960s and 1970s, but there is some information that was created by the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1990s that could detail national security secrets the administration might not want made public. (more...)
Shocking! Minor girl molested, beaten in Mumbai; incident captured in CCTV cameras Shocking! Minor girl molested, beaten in Mumbai; incident captured in CCTV cameras
- October 21, 2017

The suspect, identified as Imran Shaikh , was arrested by the police. According to a police official, the incident happened on October 17 while the victim was on her way to class in Chembur with her friend when she heard the man arguing with his friends. (more...)
Almost $500K raised for kids of fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson Almost $500K raised for kids of fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson
- October 21, 2017

Saturday. The patrol took place without U.S. air support. Throughout the evening, soldiers marched up to the casket, stopped, saluted and marched away. Multiple U.S. officials have been cited as sources by CNN , who reported that the French aircrafts lacked permission to drop bombs. In the call, which was put on speakerphone, Trump said "he knew what he signed up for ... (more...)
Father of soldier killed in Niger recounts his call with Trump Father of soldier killed in Niger recounts his call with Trump
- October 21, 2017

Video of the speech obtained by South Florida's Sun-Sentinel shows Wilson never mentioned the building's funding but did recount her efforts to name the building after two special agents who had been killed. "Absolutely stuns me. And I thought at least that was sacred". The White House said Wednesday that a check has been sent. Kelly made clear that he did not hold it against Obama for not calling. (more...)
Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for tweet on Jay Shah Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for tweet on Jay Shah
- October 21, 2017

The recent surge in Rahul's popularity on Twitter has been widely reported in the media, with some detailing how the Gandhi scion was outstripping Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the most followed Indian politician on the micro-blogging site, in terms of volume of retweets as well as number of followers gained. (more...)
Two rockets land in Israel in apparent spillover from Syrian infighting
- October 21, 2017

The IDF stated on Thursday that an errant projectile from fighting in Syria landed inside Israel's northern Golan Heights. No reports of casualties or damage in the Israel-controlled territory from the rockets were immediately reported, Haaretz said. (more...)
MI vs. Penn State: Point Spread, Total & Prediction MI vs. Penn State: Point Spread, Total & Prediction
- October 21, 2017

That is 14 decibels short of hearing pain in your ears. Saturday's game, however, looms as a defensive struggle. ESPN's "College GameDay" program will broadcast live from State College, and Penn State has announced plans for a "white out", encouraging all Nittany Lions fans attending the game to wear white. (more...)
Hina Khan becomes new captain, upsets Benafsha Hina Khan becomes new captain, upsets Benafsha
- October 21, 2017

The task included Sapna and Hina nominating one contestant each to go inside a glass container while other contestants were asked to fill sand inside the containers. Sapna feels Vikas was dishonest and he was only depending upon strategies. After Zubair Khan and Sshivani Durga got voted out in the first and second elimination rounds of Bigg Boss 11 , it's time for the third contestant to be evicted from the show. (more...)
Knife-wielding man injures several people in Munich Knife-wielding man injures several people in Munich
- October 21, 2017

None of the injuries are thought to be life threatening. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. They described the man as about 40, wearing a green jacket and grey pants, with a black bike, and carrying a backpack and a sleeping mat. (more...)
MSRTC strike: Operations resume on fifth day after Bombay HC order MSRTC strike: Operations resume on fifth day after Bombay HC order
- October 21, 2017

Pressing for their demand of salary hike, the workers of MSRTC have asserted that the strike won't be called off until their demands are met. State-run buses were back on roads in Maharashtra after four days as employee unions withdrew their strike which was declared "illegal" by the Bombay High Court late last evening. (more...)
PM arrives in Turkey to attend 9th D-8 Summit PM arrives in Turkey to attend 9th D-8 Summit
- October 21, 2017

It includes Bangladesh, Iran, Turkey, Malaysia, Egypt, Indonesia and Nigeria. "However, the progress achieved so far falls short of our expectations", he added. While handing over the chairmanship of the organisation to Turkey, Abbasi assured that the country would have Pakistan's full backing and support in achieving the organisation's aims. (more...)
Three dead, many feared buried in Tanjung Bungah landslide Three dead, many feared buried in Tanjung Bungah landslide
- October 21, 2017

Pic courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept. "We are still investigating the cause of the incident". But it can not be due to wet weather. "I was operating the crane when suddenly the earth caved in, " he said. The rescue work was hindered by pools of water around the construction site. The bodies of two of the victims were found at 10 am and the rescuers are still trying to extricate the body of another victim that had been found. (more...)
Billionaire Democrat Megadonor Launches Campaign To Impeach Trump Billionaire Democrat Megadonor Launches Campaign To Impeach Trump
- October 21, 2017

Dianne Feinstein, citing - without using her name - Feinstein's comment that Trump "can be a good President ". He urges viewers to call their members of Congress and tell them to bring articles of impeachment . The Hill obtained the letter in which Steyer urged all 50 governors and 2,000 city mayors nationwide to take public stances against Trump , slamming the president for his "systemic attacks" against the U.S.in neglecting his lawful duty to enforce ObamaCare and pulling out of ... (more...)
Trump's latest, indefinite travel ban just got blocked in court (for now) Trump's latest, indefinite travel ban just got blocked in court (for now)
- October 21, 2017

Those restrictions came after the first two iterations of the travel ban, which targeted majority-Muslim nations, faced court challenges. But the first and second versions of the travel ban were always created to be temporary, while the federal government examined countries' cooperation with USA attempts to vet immigrants and visa holders. (more...)
Trump's hot air on hurricanes Trump's hot air on hurricanes
- October 21, 2017

The Trump administration and Congress are considering further assistance for the bankrupt US territory as it seeks to recover from its worst natural disaster in 90 years. The Senate is expected to vote in coming days on an aid package that includes $18.7 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which has been helping Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. (more...)
Hyderabad's air quality takes a hit on Diwali Hyderabad's air quality takes a hit on Diwali
- October 21, 2017

This, according to PCB officials, was much worse than the 91 ug/m3 recorded a year ago. It says exposure to average annual concentrations of PM2.5 of 35 ug/m3 or above is associated with a 15 per cent higher long-term mortality risk. According to SAFAR-the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research, the pollution indicator turned a deep shade of brown, indicating "severe" air quality in the national capital. (more...)
Mom claims daughter's head shaved without permission Mom claims daughter's head shaved without permission
- October 21, 2017

When asked why, Robinson said she was told for hygienic purposes. 'There was no hygenical reason to shave my child's head. "I'm not afraid to say it and talk about the elephant in the room, I believe it's a biracial matter and by shaving her head close they were somehow implying that straighter hair is better than dread, curly hair", attorney Richard Kendall said. (more...)
Stocks You Can't Afford to Pass Up: Fastenal Company (FAST), Intel Corporation Stocks You Can't Afford to Pass Up: Fastenal Company (FAST), Intel Corporation
- October 21, 2017

In other news, CEO Brian M. Krzanich sold 61,860 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. About 108,009 shares traded. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has risen 71.82% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)

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