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Israeli police arrest Palestinian after 'good morning' post gets incorrectly translated Israeli police arrest Palestinian after 'good morning' post gets incorrectly translated
- October 26, 2017

A spokeswoman for the Israel Police's West Bank district confirmed to The Times of Israel on Sunday that the man, a construction worker, was arrested "on suspicion of incitement" and released shortly thereafter when the assumption turned out to have been false. (more...)
UP seeks recall of SC order on demolition near Taj Mahal UP seeks recall of SC order on demolition near Taj Mahal
- October 26, 2017

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has been accused of ignoring Taj Mahal in the tourism booklet of the state and the controversial statements by some of its leaders have only added to the woes of the state government. Controversial comments on Taj Mahal are not new as dissent among a certain group of people have been brewing for a long time and the recent scathing remark of Sangeet Som unleashed those subdued voices. (more...)
Swiss Tourist Couple Attacked Near Agra, Sushma Swaraj Asks For Report Swiss Tourist Couple Attacked Near Agra, Sushma Swaraj Asks For Report
- October 26, 2017

The young Swiss couple was attacked by a group of youth in Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday with stones and sticks, leaving them both injured and bruised, according to reports. They didn't even spare her. Quentin Jeremy Clerc suffered a skull fracture and a blood clot in the brain. The report quoted Satyam Singh, the Circle Inspector at Achnera (Agra district) as saying that the couple "was not interested" in lodging a complaint with the police. (more...)
GST Introduced to Empower Consumers: Narendra Modi GST Introduced to Empower Consumers: Narendra Modi
- October 26, 2017

In his address at the conference, which saw participation from 24 countries, the PM credited the new Goods and Services tax (GST ) regime, for giving the country "a new business culture". Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government has kept inflation under check in the last three years, leading to savings for consumers. (more...)
Delhi woman shot dead in front of husband, 1-yr-old son Delhi woman shot dead in front of husband, 1-yr-old son
- October 26, 2017

He was the target apparently but we are probing all angles, " said Dumbere. Following the incident, the family rushed Priya to the nearest hospital, where she was declared dead. "There were four assailants in a vehicle, according to the deceased's husband, and she was shot at twice", the police officer said. In the meantime, two bullets were shot, hitting Priya in the cheek and neck. (more...)
Kerala: Three arrested for suspected IS links Kerala: Three arrested for suspected IS links
- October 26, 2017

The five men, hailing from Chakarakal near here, had returned recently from Turkey. The three PFI activists were among five youths who were deported from Turkey four months ago after they tried to cross over to Syria. "The network of IS runs deep in Kerala from blogs to recruiting individuals. There is another blog titled "Gussway Hind", the officer said. The arrested were identified as Thalassery natives Hamsa and Manaf. (more...)
Terror safe havens won't be tolerated: India, US tell Pak Terror safe havens won't be tolerated: India, US tell Pak
- October 26, 2017

Tillerson also noted India's constructive role in rebuilding Afghanistan through development projects. So, it is in mutual interest that these terrorist organisations are not only contained but eliminated, and all should commit to eradicate radicalisation, Tillerson said. (more...)
Mega Millions announces big changes; higher prizes and ticket prices
- October 26, 2017

They're doing this to create more demand. Illinois Lottery officials say the popular "Mega Millions" game has been redesigned. Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. The odds of winning a secondary prize will improve from 1 in 18 million to 1 in 12 million, and third-tier payouts will increase from $5,000 to $10,000. (more...)
Black Florida lawmakers want apology for Trump call, insults Black Florida lawmakers want apology for Trump call, insults
- October 26, 2017

Kelly affirmed the president's remarks, which upset the Gold Star widow who was on her way to receive her husband's casket when she received the president's call. The latest tested by the position he's been put in by the President is the by-all-accounts honorable chief of staff, retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly . (more...)
Oklahoma GOP leaders announce budget plan Oklahoma GOP leaders announce budget plan
- October 26, 2017

A tax hike proposal aimed at shoring up the ailing state budget and funding teacher pay raises failed Wednesday in the House. "We must deliver services that work for the people, and put people over politics". "This package is not flawless, but it is very good, and I think it is something that all parties should support - both the House and the Senate, Republicans and Democrats", she said during a press conference at the state Capitol. (more...)
Former Kings All-Star DeMarcus Cousins on first game back in Sacramento Former Kings All-Star DeMarcus Cousins on first game back in Sacramento
- October 26, 2017

My representatives told me 'you shouldn't stay.' Being... The New Orleans Pelicans listed forward Anthony Davis as questionable for Thursday's game against the Sacramento Kings with left knee/quad tendonitis on Wednesday's injury report. (more...)
Brazilian toilet paper brand apologises for using black empowerment slogan Brazilian toilet paper brand apologises for using black empowerment slogan
- October 26, 2017

Santher, a manufacturing company based in São Paulo, launched the Personal VIP Black toilet paper with the slogan " Black is Beautiful " on Monday. "But in Brazil if you type in #blackisbeautiful you are going to find ass paper". "To use this slogan to talk about toilet paper is literally saying to our face that they are shitting on us, our fight against racism and our fight to improve our self-esteem,"said black activist Daniela Gomes, as cited by the Root website". (more...)
WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas
- October 26, 2017

Meteorologist Karen Minton said temperatures will return to the 70s by Friday. A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Temperatures for these areas are expected to range from 30 to 35 degrees overnight with areas of frost, especially inland from Lake Erie, that could harm sensitive vegetation. (more...)
Riverside Middle School hosts anti-bullying week Riverside Middle School hosts anti-bullying week
- October 26, 2017

One that a lot of kids struggle with is cyber bullying. "If I saw someone being bullied, I'd definitely intervene as soon as I could", Kern added. Seventh-grader, Victoria Harris, says bullying is hurtful. The students say this week highlights a problem that most people deny and teaches them how to stop it instead of ignoring it. "That just shows we're coming together as a school, as a people together". (more...)
Tropical system stalls near Central America; hurricane formation not anticipated Tropical system stalls near Central America; hurricane formation not anticipated
- October 26, 2017

Northerly winds will reach 5 to 11 miles per hour. Coastal regions of Honduras and Nicaragua, recently hit by Tropical Storm Nate, went into alert, as flooding and mudslides from the low-pressure system threatened lives. Even if it were to develop, it likely would have a tough time sustaining itself as another cold front will be sweeping across the Gulf to meet it Saturday. (more...)
US general: Many questions remain about Niger attack US general: Many questions remain about Niger attack
- October 26, 2017

Marine Gen Joseph Dunford , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters on Monday that the Green Berets had been engaged in a "simple reconnaissance mission", and described the overall goal of deploying some 1 000 United States special operations troops in Niger as a "train, advise and assist mission" to support the Nigerien security forces. (more...)
Indigenous population growing quickly on PEI Indigenous population growing quickly on PEI
- October 26, 2017

Now 62 per cent of immigrants hail from Asia. Immigrants to Canada are also coming from all over the world. In Metro Vancouver and other Canadian cities the dramatic rise of both foreign-born residents, and the expansion of various ethnic groups, has had political implications. (more...)
Featured Stock: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)
- October 26, 2017

The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $2.75 and compares with the $1.60 52-week low. Recent insider trends for Windstream Holdings, Inc . Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 157,971 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $331,739.10. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. (more...)
3 new methods introduced to link mobile number with Aadhaar: Manoj Sinha 3 new methods introduced to link mobile number with Aadhaar: Manoj Sinha
- October 26, 2017

The development comes hours after the West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she would not link her mobile phone with Aadhaar . The department is allotting a mobile number to UIDAI, on which one will have to SMS his Aadhaar number to get an OTP on the mobile he has registered with his Aadhaar number. (more...)
Trump Approval Ratings Slip to 38 Percent — Fox Poll Trump Approval Ratings Slip to 38 Percent — Fox Poll
- October 26, 2017

Fifty-six percent of voters say Trump is reckless, while only 31 percent said he is not, according to the survey. Politico/Morning Consult asked 1988 registered voters how they feel about President Trump. Clinton; 27 percent of Republicans, 31 percent of independents and 43 percent of Democrats agree. Trump has been pushing for congressional Republicans to pass a comprehensive tax reform plan by the end of this year, and GOP leaders have confidence they can deliver . (more...)

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