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Lavrov calls allegations of Russian meddling in US, Europe elections 'fantasies' Lavrov calls allegations of Russian meddling in US, Europe elections 'fantasies'
- October 31, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday described as "fantasies" allegations of Moscow's meddling in elections in the United States and Europe. ". Russian Federation does not feature in the charges that were levelled in any way". Peskov also says that connections between Papadopoulos and a man he believed to have links to the Russian Foreign Ministry did not prove any complicity by the Russian government. (more...)
Metuh: Jonathan Wants N1bn To Appear Court Metuh: Jonathan Wants N1bn To Appear Court
- October 31, 2017

Lawal Daura, for failing to produce the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in court. At the resumed trial of Mr Metuh on Tuesday, Jonathan's counsel, Mr Mike Ozekhome, asked the court to either set aside the subpoena for his appearance or compel to pay the amount. (more...)
Lexington Couple Charged After Baby Found With Maggots In Diaper Lexington Couple Charged After Baby Found With Maggots In Diaper
- October 31, 2017

The infant was one of seven youngsters under the watchful eye of 25-year-old Jamie Leigh Hiatt and 26-year old Michael Patrick McKnight . Staff at the Lexington Medical Center found maggots in the diaper of one of the children, police said. (more...)
Tributes Paid To Indira Gandhi On 33rd Death Anniversary Tributes Paid To Indira Gandhi On 33rd Death Anniversary
- October 31, 2017

ArrayPanaji: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should take "inspiration" from late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi while dealing with Pakistan, Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik said on Tuesday. "#RememberingIndiraji and her huge passion for India and its people". Indira Gandhi, the then prime minister, was assassinated this day in 1984 by two of her security guards. (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Pres. Trump's Transgender Military Ban Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Pres. Trump's Transgender Military Ban
- October 31, 2017

The move, just one more of his attempts to revoke any Obama-era protections, came one year after the Pentagon announced it would allow transgender troops to serve openly. They said they want to remain anonymous because they fear retribution. While trans people will be allowed to serve in the military now, the proposed ban on federal funds being used for gender confirmation surgery will be allowed to go ahead. (more...)
'Chalen?': Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik get romantic on Twitter 'Chalen?': Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik get romantic on Twitter
- October 31, 2017

The nation was all smiles on Sunday when Sri Lanka , the first major team, visited Pakistan after eight years to continue the process of revival of global cricket in Pakistan , and Pakistan clinched the Twenty20 worldwide (T20I) series 3-0 in Lahore . (more...)
Puigdemont has not come to Belgium to ask for asylum Puigdemont has not come to Belgium to ask for asylum
- October 31, 2017

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont , charged with sedition, said in Brussels on Tuesday that he will not return to Spain unless a fair trial is guaranteed. On Monday it was announced that Paul Bekaert was hired to provide legal advice to Puigdemont. Belgium allows asylum requests by citizens of other European Union nations, and in the past, some Basque separatists weren't extradited to Spain while they sought asylum, causing years of friction. (more...)
Michael Fallon 'sorry for touching journalist's knee' Michael Fallon 'sorry for touching journalist's knee'
- October 31, 2017

Theresa May "has confidence in her Government and her ministers in getting on with the job", says Downing Street. "If he did, I certainly didn't recall those comments". "I calmly and politely explained to him that if he did it again I would "punch him in the face". The talkRADIO presenter said the Westminster sex pest story only started following allegations against Harvey Weinstein but "that's not what we're hearing in Westminster which is why I didn't want to be a part of what I think ... (more...)
Brent Remains Above $60 - OPEC Mulls Cut Extension
- October 31, 2017

The OPEC pact runs to March 2018, but Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have voiced support to extend the agreement. Benchmark Brent crude futures were 7 cents higher at $60.51 per barrel at 1050 GMT, close to their highest since July 2015. (more...)
MTV heads to new Shore MTV heads to new Shore
- October 31, 2017

MTV seems to think Florida's beaches are a great fit for its reality shows. Fans of Jersey Shore , rejoice! TheJersey Shore offshoot will follow eight Southerners who live it up on Panama City Beach while putting the real world on hold. (more...)
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
- October 31, 2017

You're not isolated". Sen. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, co-chairman of the Joint Committees on Public Health, said the committee received good suggestions on ways to improve support services for victims, improve the criminal justice system, and address prevention and education. (more...)
Somalia Twin Car Bombing Kills 26 People in Nation's Capital Somalia Twin Car Bombing Kills 26 People in Nation's Capital
- October 31, 2017

The siege ended on Sunday morning after troops regained control of the hotel, having killed three attackers and captured two alive. Some extremists hurled grenades and cut off the building's electricity as night fell. Police Colonel Mohamed Abdullahi says the bomber stopped outside the heavily fortified hotel and pretended to fix the truck before finally turning it around and detonating. (more...)
Explosion in the Diplomatic Quarter of Kabul, there are Casualties
- October 31, 2017

According to the Ministry of Defense, which has an office in 14th Street, the explosion happened close to them but they said they were not the target. Over the weekend Taliban insurgents, some wearing night-vision goggles, killed 22 Afghan policemen in separate attacks on checkpoints. Last week a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden care near the Afghan military academy in the capital city, killing 15 cadets and wounding several others. (more...)
Not making any tunnel to divert Brahmaputra River, says China
- October 31, 2017

South China Morning post , based in Hong-Kong, on Monday reported that engineers in China were testing out different techniques that could potentially be used to build the tunnel. Chinese engineers say the Tibetan Plateau, often referred to as "the roof of the world", stops the monsoon from Indian Ocean reaching Xinjiang leaving the Gobi Desert in the north and the Taklimakan Desert in the south unsuitable for human settlement. (more...)
Shiv Sena to contest 25 seats in Gujarat polls Shiv Sena to contest 25 seats in Gujarat polls
- October 31, 2017

Raut also praised Rahul Gandhi saying there has been a substantial change in him over the last three years. "They (the BJP) are thus our principal enemy", said Raut while addressing reporters in Nashik. Hitting out at the Narendra Modi-led BJP disposition, Shiv Sena had on Monday lamented that despite a "pro-Hindutva" government at the Centre, issues like Ram Temple in Ayodhya and "ghar wapsi" of displaced Kashmiri Pandits are still unresolved. (more...)
USA to pledge up to $60 mln to fight terrorism in Sahel USA to pledge up to $60 mln to fight terrorism in Sahel
- October 31, 2017

The United States already has a force of 6,000 across Africa, including roughly 800 soldiers in Niger. The United States will pledge $60 million to support the new G5 Sahel regional counter-terrorism force, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday , ahead of UN talks on the operation. (more...)
German police detain Syrian for 'preparing' explosives attack German police detain Syrian for 'preparing' explosives attack
- October 31, 2017

The Office said in a statement that the Special forces of the Federal Police and the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) have detained the 19-year-old Syrian named Yamen A, who is accused of preparing a "serious state-damaging crime". It is unclear whether the suspect had a specific target in mind. It added that it has not yet been determined if he belonged to a terrorist organization. (more...)
Tony Podesta Steps Down From Lobbying Firm Amid Mueller Investigation Tony Podesta Steps Down From Lobbying Firm Amid Mueller Investigation
- October 31, 2017

The firm maintains that ECFMU was a non-profit think tank formed to support Ukraine's admission to the European Union and that it "provided formal certification that it was neither funded by nor directed by a government or political party". (more...)
Ireland's hopes fade as South Africa named preferred nation for RWC 2023 Ireland's hopes fade as South Africa named preferred nation for RWC 2023
- October 31, 2017

South Africa has received the World Rugby board's recommendation to host the 2023 World Cup. "This is the fourth successive time we have bid for the tournament: this is not a "nice-to-have" for rugby in South Africa - the opportunity to recapture just some of the spirit of 1995 has been an obsession for us". (more...)
Saaho heads to Abu Dhabi next Saaho heads to Abu Dhabi next
- October 31, 2017

It is an integral part of the narrative and has been in the planning for a while now. The makers have roped in the Hollywood stunt choreographer Kenny Bates, who is known for films like Transformers (2007) and Die Hard (1988). "Therefore, he wants Prabhas to use a body double in at least some death defying stunts". The film is simultaneously being shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.The cast of Prabhas starrer Saaho has grabbed the headlines even since the first announcement. (more...)

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