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Power cut on Manus Island, many refusing to leave
- November 01, 2017

But many have locked themselves in, fearing they will not be safe outside where some in the local community do not want them. Manus detainees have been given the option of making a life in PNG, moving to the Nauru camp, returning to their homeland, or going to a third country like Cambodia or the US. (more...)
Climbing on Uluru to be banned from October 2019 Climbing on Uluru to be banned from October 2019
- November 01, 2017

While climbing "the rock", was long considered a rite of passage, with almost three-quarters of all visitors to the World Heritage-listed area scaling it in the 1990s, the AŠĻČangu traditional owners requested people not climb Uluru due to its spiritual significance after the land was handed back to them in 1985. (more...)
Rebellious GOP lawmakers win tax concession Rebellious GOP lawmakers win tax concession
- November 01, 2017

While the Republican tax negotiators continued Tuesday night, trick-or-treaters took to the neighborhoods outside on Capitol Hill and even some House staffers passed out candy in the hallways. Thanksgiving holiday on November 23. The president predicted a grand signing ceremony before Christmas at "the biggest tax event in the history of our country". (more...)
Tax Bill Delayed As GOP Divisions On Eliminating Tax Breaks Persist Tax Bill Delayed As GOP Divisions On Eliminating Tax Breaks Persist
- November 01, 2017

It's unclear if Republicans will still do so. Over the weekend, Rep. Brady said he would preserve the deductability of property taxes under a potential deal with lawmakers from high-tax states such as NY and New Jersey who oppose ending the SALT deduction. (more...)
November 7 General Election Reminders From the Auditor's Office November 7 General Election Reminders From the Auditor's Office
- November 01, 2017

Heather Dill, deputy elections clerk of the Douglas County Clerk's Office, said the office on the first floor of the Douglas County Courthouse was pleased with the early turnout for the city government and school board elections being contested in Lawrence, Baldwin City, Eudora and Lecompton. (more...)
China October Caixin Manufacturing PMI Steady China October Caixin Manufacturing PMI Steady
- November 01, 2017

While still easily in expansionary territory, China's monthly official factory survey also showed unexpected weakness in new export orders, which had been expected to pick up heading into the peak year-end shopping season. "The manufacturing sector recorded a rise in output during October". Prices of steelmaking raw materials such as iron ore and coking coal have started to dive on fears that winter output curbs will lead to a supply glut, weighing on mining companies and global commodity ... (more...)
Time to ramp up 'Extreme Vetting Program' after New York City attack Time to ramp up 'Extreme Vetting Program' after New York City attack
- November 01, 2017

President Donald Trump's four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended October 24, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures. New York Police Commissioner James O'Neil told reporters witnesses heard the man shout "Allahu Akbar". Citing security concerns, Trump previously said his administration was taking steps to prevent future terrorist attacks in the US. (more...)
Trump Slams Former Aide Who Pleaded Guilty In Russia Probe As 'Liar' Trump Slams Former Aide Who Pleaded Guilty In Russia Probe As 'Liar'
- November 01, 2017

That was just weeks after Russian government hackers gained access to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's emails in March 2016 and almost two months before the Democratic National Committee successfully expelled the hackers from its computer system, where they had been since the previous year, according to Crowdstrike, the cybersecurity firm the party hired to investigate the hack. (more...)
Georgia Tops First College Football Playoff Rankings Georgia Tops First College Football Playoff Rankings
- November 01, 2017

Others in the the top four determined by the selection committee revealed Tuesday night in ESPN's show: No. 2 Alabama , No. 3 Notre Dame and No. 4 Clemson. Assuming that Georgia and Alabama continue to win out, the two will meet in the SEC title game. Still, it's favorable to be considered in that top four this early on into the year and every team that makes it is striving to stay there. (more...)
Lawyers want officer fired after Gray death
- November 01, 2017

Goodson was acquitted but faces a disciplinary hearing beginning Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, to determine whether he will be fired from the police department. But Goodson's attorney says the officer didn't receive proper direction from the department on recent policy changes regarding seatbelt use. "It's a failure to serve it with resources, and it's frankly not surprising people how officers are not taking seriously their duty to citizens of the community and treating them like human beings", ... (more...)
Deschamps extends France contract Deschamps extends France contract
- November 01, 2017

Two years later, France made into the final at the 2016 European Championship on their homeland, before losing to Portugal 1-0 in the final. Money wasn't talked about. The deal will take the 49-year-old Deschamps through to the end of Euro 2020, meaning he will have been in charge for eight years. "When you see the quality of our players, there's cause for hope". (more...)
New York Terrorist attack kills 8, suspect shouts 'Allahu Akbar' New York Terrorist attack kills 8, suspect shouts 'Allahu Akbar'
- November 01, 2017

In addition to those killed, 11 people were seriously injured, police said. A 29 year old driving a rental truck crashed it into a school bus near the World Trade Center on a bicycle path in NY carrying firearms and shot several people, of whom 8 are dead and the rest injured. (more...)
To Do Today: Tuesday, Oct. 31 To Do Today: Tuesday, Oct. 31
- November 01, 2017

Thousands of children clad in Halloween costumes packed Main Street between Brownlow and Hasson Streets on Halloween evening for the ninth annual Trunk or Treat event. If you are looking for somewhere to go this Halloween, here is a list of places participating in Halloween activities! Some staff members will also be dressed up in costume for the event. (more...)
Here's Everything We Know About Manhattan Terror Suspect Sayfullo Saipov Here's Everything We Know About Manhattan Terror Suspect Sayfullo Saipov
- November 01, 2017

Saipov allegedly killed at least eight people when he mowed them down on the West Side Highway bike path on Tuesday afternoon. He also displayed "imitation firearms" that panicked witnesses thought were real. It was meant to break our spirit. We will respond as we always do. "We will be undeterred". The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on the vehicle that drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center and struck several people. (more...)
Ousted Catalan Leader in Brussels as Spain Seek Charges Ousted Catalan Leader in Brussels as Spain Seek Charges
- November 01, 2017

A Spanish judge, meanwhile, ordered Puigdemont and the rest of his ousted Cabinet to appear for questioning later this week as part of a rebellion probe. Spain's Supreme Court also summoned the former speaker of the Catalan parliament to be put under formal investigation. Puigdemont walked into the building past a few protesters with Spanish national flags and pro-unity signs, including ones that that said "Rule of Law" and "Not in my Name". (more...)
Trump Condemns Vehicle Attack in New York That Killed Eight Trump Condemns Vehicle Attack in New York That Killed Eight
- November 01, 2017

The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force is taking over the lead of the investigation. Mr DeBlasio and law enforcement officials said that they were treating the incident as a terrorist attack, and said that the suspect was detained by a police officer on duty after the truck smashed into a school bus near Chambers Street. (more...)
Joseph Mifsud: Who is the professor caught up in Trump-Russia inquiry? Joseph Mifsud: Who is the professor caught up in Trump-Russia inquiry?
- November 01, 2017

In those papers - a plea agreement for former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos - Mifsud is not named. The 30-year-old energy consultant pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during interviews in January and February about his contacts with a professor, a female Russian national and a person who described themselves as having contacts in Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (more...)
Too much Halloween candy? Trade it in Saturday Too much Halloween candy? Trade it in Saturday
- November 01, 2017

Kids will be able to trade in their excess Halloween candy for goodie bags and treats, and have a chance to win prizes, ranging from a horse riding lesson to a birthday party at Madison Children's Museum. "Equally important is that the Halloween Candy GIVE- back Program provides every American child the opportunity to learn about service, sacrifice and generosity". (more...)
American Assets Capital Advisers Reduces Holdings in Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI)
- November 01, 2017

Dnb Asset Mgmt As reported 0% of its portfolio in Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI). First Personal Financial Services holds 2,093 shares. Jackson Square Partners Limited Com holds 3.07% of its portfolio in Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI). Amf Pensionsforsakring accumulated 0.59% or 551,372 shares. (more...)
New York City police investigate shooting in Manhattan New York City police investigate shooting in Manhattan
- November 01, 2017

The incident took place near the West Side Highway and Chambers Street close to Stuyvesant High School. The two-lane path is separated by a low median from West Street, part of the West Side Highway. He said there was a heavyset man pursuing him. But it's not clear yet if any shots were fired. A witness said the truck had also collided with a small bus and one other vehicle. (more...)

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