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Illinois Democrats, GOP Gov. Rauner spar again over vetoes Illinois Democrats, GOP Gov. Rauner spar again over vetoes
- October 26, 2017

Representative Martin Moylan (D-Des Plaines) says he will file a trailer bill removing the misdemeanor language from the measure, and then recall the bill in November, when all members are present. A federal district court agreed with the unions that local right-to-work ordinances are pre-empted by the National Labor Relations Act, which allows states to pass right-to-work laws but doesn't allow local units of government to do so. (more...)
Maina saga is most lethal blow to Buhari's anti-graft war - Ezekwesili Maina saga is most lethal blow to Buhari's anti-graft war - Ezekwesili
- October 26, 2017

He stated that Malami has the history of undermining President Buhari. "The President directed the appropriate authorities to effect the disengagement in compliance with due process". So, one wonders why all the agencies and various individuals responsible for his return are now denying. -He promised to reveal the truth when he honours the senate summon on the matter. (more...)
Ex-judge is first to be sentenced in FIFA scandal Ex-judge is first to be sentenced in FIFA scandal
- October 26, 2017

That month spent in jail will be applied to his eight-month sentence, the judge said, making it an effective seven months Mr. Trujillo will spend in prison before he is ultimately deported back to Guatemala. The first person sentenced in the U.S.in the world soccer corruption scandal has gotten eight months in prison. According to Trujillo's plea agreement, he would not contest any sentence less than four years and nine months in prison. (more...)
Parker practices with Spurs' G League affiliate five months after injury Parker practices with Spurs' G League affiliate five months after injury
- October 26, 2017

The Austin Spurs begin training camp this week so that will allow Parker to work with the team, while the San Antonio Spurs are on the road for a four-game road trip that begins Wednesday night in Miami . The initial timetable for return was January for Parker, who believes he'll return even sooner if the rehabilitation process continues on its current track. (more...)
Taliban attack Afghan army posts, kill 13 troops Taliban attack Afghan army posts, kill 13 troops
- October 26, 2017

A large gathering of at least 300 Taliban militants were targeted by Afghan military as scores of terrorists were killed during an airstrike on Tuesday, local Khaama Press reported. Intense fighting between the Taliban and the Islamic State group in northern Jawzjan province left six IS fighters and 42 Taliban fighters dead, according to Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the provincial chief of police. (more...)
Big Takeaways From The New L-1 Visa Petition Data Big Takeaways From The New L-1 Visa Petition Data
- October 26, 2017

In other words, now onwards the extension requests will not get any leniency considering that they were approved earlier. It will ensure that only qualified H-1B workers will be allowed to stay in the USA and will help crack down on visa fraud and abuse, the report added. (more...)
Won't link my mobile phone number with Aadhaar: Mamata Banerjee Won't link my mobile phone number with Aadhaar: Mamata Banerjee
- October 26, 2017

Accusing the Central Government of being autocratic, Mamata Banerjee said that 'Trinamool Congress (TMC) has to play a role in politics so that BJP is removed from the power. The government's order making it mandatory for citizens to link their Aadhaar numbers with identification documents like PAN card and birth certificate or with mobile phones and bank accounts is scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court next month. (more...)
Mass. girl wins boys' district golf tournament but is denied trophy Mass. girl wins boys' district golf tournament but is denied trophy
- October 26, 2017

Division 3 boys' golf tournament by four shots with a 3-over-par 75 at Blissful Meadows Golf Club in Uxbridge. 'She played the same tees, played under the same conditions and everything'. That's the rule, but why allow her to play if she can't reap the reward for her hard work? Emily Nash has been playing golf for years. A MA high schooler won a local golf tournament by four shots, but won't be getting the first place trophy because she's a girl. (more...)
Malaysia to play North Korea in Thailand, say AFC Malaysia to play North Korea in Thailand, say AFC
- October 26, 2017

The first leg was originally scheduled for March 28 in Pyongyang, but it was postponed twice after the murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Malaysia in February sent tensions soaring. Defending champions Japan are in Group B with North Korea, Thailand and Palestine, hosts China are in Group A with Qatar, Uzbekistan and Oman while South Korea, Australia, Syria and Vietnam are in Group D. (more...)
Trump says he didn't authorize Niger military mission in advance Trump says he didn't authorize Niger military mission in advance
- October 26, 2017

Trump refuted the account - on Twitter and from the White House on Wednesday. Around 100 are in special forces units "advising and assisting Niger's military". That's the authority they have. I want to win. "You look at what's happened in the Middle East, we have done more in eight months than the previous administration has done in many years". (more...)
Policeman injured in militants attack Policeman injured in militants attack
- October 26, 2017

She said the initiative needs to be made successful by providing a positive atmosphere on the ground for which she asked the Police to play its role by acting as an element of public reassurance. "You need not be apprehensive", she said. If we anger the people, the militancy will not stop. "You have to develop good relationships with the people". (more...)
Pyeongchang 2018 Games torch lit in ancient Olympia Pyeongchang 2018 Games torch lit in ancient Olympia
- October 26, 2017

The run-up to the February 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on the Korean peninsula triggered by North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests but organizers said the Games would be safe. "In our fragile world that seems to be drifting apart, the Olympic Games have the power to unite humanity in all its diversity". He carried the torch a short distance and then handed it over to retired South Korean soccer star Park Ji-sung. (more...)
Steinmeier says problem of Crimea, Donbas burden on German-Russian relations Steinmeier says problem of Crimea, Donbas burden on German-Russian relations
- October 26, 2017

Steinmeier pointed out that history could not be viewed in black-or-white categories, and that he sees it as " very important " to establish dialogue with Moscow, in contrast to the cooling of relations over the past years. President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes that the opinion of Ukraine should be taken into account when considering the initiatives for deployment of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Donbas. (more...)
Search conducted by Allegan County Sheriff's Office Tuesday may concern missing woman Search conducted by Allegan County Sheriff's Office Tuesday may concern missing woman
- October 26, 2017

Her husband, labeled a person of interest in the disappearance, was found dead at his home Tuesday and police said there are indications it was a suicide. The Allegan County Sheriff's Office have located the partially buried remains of an unknown individual. Larsen told the station the body was at one point fully buried in a shallow area, but had become partially uncovered because of recent rains. (more...)
Fearless or foolish man grabs 100 balloons, floats into the sky Fearless or foolish man grabs 100 balloons, floats into the sky
- October 26, 2017

A British adventurer has flown 25km (15.5 miles) across South Africa suspended from 100 helium balloons. Morgan and his team had just enough helium to give the experiment one more go. When he began to reach the inversion layer of the atmosphere, where the temperature rises, his balloon-powered chair began to accelerate extremely quickly and he had to gradually start cutting the balloons. (more...)
Surveillance video shows bank customer tackle armed robber Surveillance video shows bank customer tackle armed robber
- October 26, 2017

A clerk put the money in his bag, but as the suspect was getting ready to leave, Sakosky jumped into action - literally. After he is unmasked, the robber leaves the bank. 'He is exceptionally fearless to have done that, ' neighbor Donna Shaw told WNEP . Sakosky's employees at the Carbondale Grand Hotel told WNEP they couldn't believe that their mild-mannered, good-natured boss would do that. (more...)
NK Diplomat Warns US to Take H-Bomb Threat 'Literally' NK Diplomat Warns US to Take H-Bomb Threat 'Literally'
- October 26, 2017

Ja Song-nam said last week's exercise was the largest "waged with general mobilisation of the nuclear strategic assets" after Mr Trump last month "made the most ferocious declaration of war in history by claiming to 'totally destroy"' North Korea . (more...)
Schiff Blasts GOP For Following Trump's Lead With Two New 'Partisan' Probes Schiff Blasts GOP For Following Trump's Lead With Two New 'Partisan' Probes
- October 26, 2017

Clinton said in an interview with C-SPAN this week that any accusations that she was bribed to approve the deal were "baloney" and that they had been "debunked repeatedly". Counterintelligence investigations are some of the most closely held in the FBI. Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, told reporters his panel has "been looking into this for some time", with key committee member Rep. (more...)
FBI Releases Sketches Of Sherri Papini's Suspected Captors; 911 Call Also Released FBI Releases Sketches Of Sherri Papini's Suspected Captors; 911 Call Also Released
- October 26, 2017

Papini, then 34, went missing on November 2, 2016, having last been seen dropping her children off at day care. Her cellphone and headphones were found near where she had last been seen, about a mile from her home, investigators said. In the wake of her return, Sherri was criticized and her story called into question after an article reported by the Sacramento Bee asserted that her family had previously called law enforcement about her allegedly harming herself. (more...)
Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota Indicted In 2012 Police Brutality Cover-up Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota Indicted In 2012 Police Brutality Cover-up
- October 26, 2017

Attorney's Office Eastern District of NY. "Prosecutors swear promises to seek after equity and authorize the law", Bridget M. Rohde, the acting United States lawyer in Brooklyn, said in an announcement. Burke ultimately pleaded guilty to federal civil rights violations, as well as conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice charges for the attempted cover-up. (more...)

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