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Meralco holds off Ginebra, forces Game 7 Meralco holds off Ginebra, forces Game 7
- October 26, 2017

Durham once again led Meralco with 28 points, 19 rebounds, and three assists. THE series is down to the final Game 7, yet nobody gave a thought that Meralco Bolts could reach this far, especially with the kind of talent and skills that Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings have paraded throughout the season-ending conference PBA Governor's Cup. (more...)
HW Bush Attributes Groping Allegations To Parkinson's Disease HW Bush Attributes Groping Allegations To Parkinson's Disease
- October 26, 2017

Former president George H.W. Bush apologized after actress Heather Lind said he groped her as they posed for a picture at an event a few years ago - and that his wife, Barbara Bush , saw it happen. Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field to do the coin toss ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, U.S. (more...)
Statoil names offshore wind project in NY as Empire Wind Statoil names offshore wind project in NY as Empire Wind
- October 26, 2017

Close to 1,000 business leaders, academics, environmental specialists, and high-ranking officials from around the world gathered in NY this week for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference . The economic development potential of offshore wind can generate benefits nationwide. The wind farms also include the world's first floating offshore wind project in Scotland. (more...)
Gov. Scott proposes $18 million increase to Florida teacher supply grants Gov. Scott proposes $18 million increase to Florida teacher supply grants
- October 26, 2017

It's a virtual tie in terms of party loyalty, with 82 percent of registered Democrats backing Nelson, compared to 81 percent of Republicans for Scott. The survey had a 4-percentage point margin of error. In the February Mason-Dixon poll, Nelson led 46 percent to 37 percent with these voters. Scott also edged out Nelson in job performance ratings, with 53 percent of those surveyed approving of the governor's performance and 50 percent giving Nelson a nod. (more...)
Steinle case: Witnesses say they saw suspect leave pier after shooting Steinle case: Witnesses say they saw suspect leave pier after shooting
- October 26, 2017

At a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, in June, Trump again invoked Steinle's name, hailing the passage of a House bill that would crack down on sanctuary cities, as well as a bill dubbed Kate's Law that would introduce severer penalties for immigrants who re-enter the country illegally after deportation. (more...)
Lindsey Graham, Cory Booker testify to Menendez's honesty
- October 26, 2017

Bob Menendez's trial over corruption charges. Bob has not forgotten where he comes from. "He can push back against a lot of political pressure, which is very hard to do in my business", Graham said. Prosecutor Peter Koski asked Booker and Graham only a single question about whether they had been in court for the past eight weeks to hear all of the evidence presented to the jury. (more...)
Chris Gayle sues over claims he exposed himself to masseuse
- October 26, 2017

Russell is the star witness in the defamation case against Fairfax Media by the worldwide cricketer. "I said "No" and I walked out". Chris Barrett said he contacted Cricket Australia, the International Cricket Council and the West Indies Cricket Board, seeking a response to the 2015 allegation from the cricket fraternity. (more...)
John Kelly joins White House daycare John Kelly joins White House daycare
- October 26, 2017

Mr. Kelly , a retired four-star general, is the highest-ranking officer to lose a child in Iraq or Afghanistan. Mr. Kelly then weighed in at a media briefing on Thursday. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) after he mischaracterized a 2015 speech she gave during an Federal Bureau of Investigation dedication ceremony. Sanders also used a dismissive Southwest rancher's term, calling Wilson, who often wears elaborate hats, "all hat and no cattle". (more...)
Russian Helicopter Crashes Off Norway With 8 Aboard Russian Helicopter Crashes Off Norway With 8 Aboard
- October 26, 2017

While the archipelago belongs to Norway, Norway and Russian Federation equally engage in commercial activities on the islands under the 1920 Svalbard Treaty. As of 5.15pm (4.15pm BST) the helicopter has not yet been found. A Norwegian helicopter and rescue vessels were dispatched to the scene, but no contact had been made with the chopper, the spokesman said . (more...)
Birthday Gift: Kamal Haasan to Launch Party on November 7 Birthday Gift: Kamal Haasan to Launch Party on November 7
- October 26, 2017

The actor who fearlessly criticizes social issues is expected to take the political plunge in the near future. Enough pinpointings of shortcomings and "loot" had been done and the time had come for a "surgery", but any "armed revolution" would bear no fruit since it would involve more loss of human lives, he had said. (more...)
Dineshwar Sharma not interlocutor, but special representative Dineshwar Sharma not interlocutor, but special representative
- October 26, 2017

In English, there is different meaning of every word, he said, adding that "Bharat Sarkar ne ek adhikari ko manoneet kiya hai, jaisey designated spokesperson hein humarey Brigadier Sahib". "Home Minister should have said yesterday who are stakeholders", he said. However, to avoid complaints from people talks are not being held to the extent of their aspirations, he said. (more...)
Brother of Las Vegas Shooter Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography Brother of Las Vegas Shooter Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
- October 26, 2017

The brother of the man who perpetrated the worst mass shooting in modern United States history was charged Wednesday with possessing child pornography, Los Angeles police say. In addition to the 58 victims in the Las Vegas massacre, hundreds more were wounded on October 1 at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip. (more...)
Another hot felon alert as gang member's sexy mug shot goes viral Another hot felon alert as gang member's sexy mug shot goes viral
- October 26, 2017

Ponce was arrested with a loaded gun, and she was, in fact, with two other gang members in the auto when she was arrested, police said. But it was the jail mugshot of 20-year-old Mirella Ponce, posted on Facebook by the Fresno Police Department, that really grabbed people's attention. (more...)
Ga. Teens Accused of Plotting to Blow Up Their High School Ga. Teens Accused of Plotting to Blow Up Their High School
- October 26, 2017

Victoria McCurley, left, and Alfred Dupree, right, were arrested on attempted murder charges. "Both substances were turned over to the [Georgia Bureau of Investigation] to have them tested and determine the chemical material", deputies said. (more...)
Twitter just booted Russian media ads offline Twitter just booted Russian media ads offline
- October 26, 2017

Twitter's ban comes as United States authorities are pressuring Russia Today to register as a foreign agent under a World War II-era law meant to stop Nazi propaganda. Though the RT claims to be an independent editorial operation, the U.S. Justice Department recently required the company to register as a foreign agent. (more...)
Fake Stamp paper king pin Abdul Karim Lal Telgi passes away Fake Stamp paper king pin Abdul Karim Lal Telgi passes away
- October 26, 2017

Recently, Telgi was in the news when former DIG (Prisons) D Roopa alleged that prison authorities were giving him preferential treatment in the prison. Telgi's arrest in Rajasthan's Ajmer in 2001 revealed his vast wealth, including 36 properties and over 120 bank accounts in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru , Chennai and other cities. (more...)
Vandals attack Teddy Roosevelt statue at Museum of Natural History Vandals attack Teddy Roosevelt statue at Museum of Natural History
- October 26, 2017

The statue of the former president was found splashed with blood-red paint at the museum's entrance on Central Park West and 79th Street around 8a.m. The 10-foot tall bronze sculpture was dedicated in 1940 and depicts the former NY governor and 26th president on horseback flanked by African-American and Native American men. (more...)
Queensborough Bridge to be opened this afternoon
- October 26, 2017

It was all due to an electrical fire, which forced the closure of the Queensborough Bridge for all of yesterday morning. Homes, businesses and two schools at the eastern tip of Lulu Island, in the Queensborough neigbourhood were blacked out when the lines under the Queensborough Bridge burst into flames. (more...)
Maharashtra: Fadnavis asks banks to start depositing farm loan waiver benefits Maharashtra: Fadnavis asks banks to start depositing farm loan waiver benefits
- October 26, 2017

Less than a week after the Maharashtra Government started disbursing loan waivers to farmers in the state, it has found itself in a fix after finding the names of over 100 farmers linked to a single Aadhaar number. "We take (the discovery of) these discrepancies, technical or otherwise, in the data as achievements because we insisted all along on a transparent and technology-backed implementation". (more...)
Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website
- October 26, 2017

Interestingly, Stephen Hawking was 24 when he wrote this doctoral thesis in the year 1966 and has had a curiosity surrounding it ever since he submitted it. "As a result, visitors to our open access site may find that it is performing slower than usual and may at times be temporarily unavailable". The thesis is now freely available to all, to mark Open Access Week 2017. (more...)

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