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Kitchener among first cities to get LCBO-run cannabis store
- November 03, 2017

The announcement by the LCBO, which runs the new Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, didn't specify an exact location for the store. However, the LCBO says more cities will be selected for stores in the future, so Halton cities could still receive stores in the future. (more...)
Former Catalan leader faces European Union arrest warrant Former Catalan leader faces European Union arrest warrant
- November 03, 2017

Puigdemont, 54, dismissed last week as Catalan president by Spain's government, failed to show up on Thursday to be grilled by the judge over alleged sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds, accusations he calls politically motivated. (more...)
Political Solutions Needed to Ease Global Crisis of Displacement — UN Refugee Chief Political Solutions Needed to Ease Global Crisis of Displacement — UN Refugee Chief
- November 03, 2017

It was the first time since 2009 that the head of UNHCR held a briefing at the UN Security Council. The ongoing conflict in Syria and violence in Iraq account for about a fourth of those now displaced, Grandi said, adding that a combination of poverty, lack of development, environmental degradation, inequality and persecution combine in poorly governed parts of the world to trigger more crises. (more...)
Pixar Pier transformation at Disney California Adventure begins January 8 Pixar Pier transformation at Disney California Adventure begins January 8
- November 03, 2017

To prepare for this transformation, California Screamin' will close January 8, 2018. It's the end of an era for Disney California Adventure as the Anaheim park says farewell to its coaster California Screamin' to make way for a Pixar-themed ride, the park announced Thursday. (more...)
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY): Insider Trading and Ownership Analysis Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY): Insider Trading and Ownership Analysis
- November 03, 2017

Western Alliance Bancorp now has $5.96 billion valuation. This works out to a net increase in ownership of 6.12 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. Emerald Advisers Pa has invested 0.06% in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (more...)
Dude Robbing Hot Dog Stand Shoots Himself In His Own Penis Dude Robbing Hot Dog Stand Shoots Himself In His Own Penis
- November 03, 2017

Terrion Pouncy , 19, barged into the restaurant, Original Maxwell Street Polish on the city's South Side, with a scarf over his face Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune . According to records, he remained in the hospital through the week and so did not appear for his bond hearing Thursday. Pouncy called 911 from the steps of a house across the street and reported being shot. (more...)
Senator Kaine Wants to Reauthorize Children's Health Insurance Program Senator Kaine Wants to Reauthorize Children's Health Insurance Program
- November 03, 2017

Almost every Republican and handful of Democrats voted for the House bill, after bipartisan talks descended into a food fight over how to fund it. Similarly, the Rules Committee vote on Wednesday fell on party lines with all present Democrats voting against proceeding with the bill. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Highly Traded Stock: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)
- November 03, 2017

The stock decreased 2.18% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $17.46. The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on CenturyLink, Inc . The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 25.27 and Forward P/E ratio is 9.45. Among 19 analysts covering Centurylink Inc . Eight analysts rated CTL as a "hold", six rated the stock as a "buy", and three rated the stock as a "sell". (more...)
Iraqi forces retake crossing on Syria border from IS Iraqi forces retake crossing on Syria border from IS
- November 03, 2017

After overrunning vast territories in northern and western Iraq in 2014, ISIS has recently suffered a string of major defeats. It also comes as Iraqi forces are chasing ISIL remnants inside the town of Qaim, on the Iraqi side of the border. (more...)
Sheriff: Mom planned murder of daughters Sheriff: Mom planned murder of daughters
- November 03, 2017

During the 911 call, which has been released by the Henderson County Sheriff's Office , you can hear a woman in the background saying "What did I do?" Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse says 29-year-old Sarah Nicole Henderson confessed to shooting the girls, 5 and 7, in a Payne Springs home, but showed no remorse. (more...)
Malta mourns, bids farewell to assassinated journalist
- November 03, 2017

I have this to tell you: However hard you try to evade the justice of men, you will never escape from the justice of God", he told the congregation. Her family had asked for Muscat, Malta's president and worldwide media not to attend the event. (more...)
Trump makes light of his Twitter account going dark briefly Trump makes light of his Twitter account going dark briefly
- November 03, 2017

The account was restored and the President was able to send out his tweet regarding his tax-reform plan. "My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee", Trump said on Twitter early on Friday. lawmakers for failing to stem the spread of Russian propaganda and misinformation on their platforms. "I don't want Trump's Twitter taken down". Trump is known for his controversial no-holds-barred approach to the platform. (more...)
Government Says Teen's Lawyers Misled Them In Abortion Case
- November 03, 2017

The Justice Department also not-so-subtly invited the Supreme Court to penalize Doe's ACLU and ACLU-allied attorneys for their actions in this case. "After informing Justice Department attorneys that the procedure would occur on October 26th, Jane Doe's attorneys scheduled the abortion for the early morning hours of October 25th, thereby thwarting Supreme Court review", DOJ spokesman Devin O'Malley said in a statement . (more...)
Labour MP suspended amid Westminster sex scandal Labour MP suspended amid Westminster sex scandal
- November 03, 2017

Ava Etemadzadeh, 27, said she was left feeling "very powerless and isolated" after Kelvin Hopkins was promoted the year after she complained about him. Mr Hopkins is the latest MP to become caught up in a wave of allegations over sleaze in Westminster. On Wednesday, Labour said that there must be "robust procedures" inside as well as outside Parliament for dealing with abuse and harassment. (more...)
PNB net rises 2%; bank reins in fresh slippages PNB net rises 2%; bank reins in fresh slippages
- November 03, 2017

Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 13.31 percent at end-September compared with 13.66 percent at end-June and 13.63 percent a year earlier, the bank said on Friday. However, the bank's provisions for bad loans rose to Rs 2,693.78 crore for the quarter under review, as against Rs 1,954.13 crore in the year-ago period. (more...)
Franklin Talks Late Red Zone Series Against Ohio State Franklin Talks Late Red Zone Series Against Ohio State
- November 03, 2017

ON THE LINE: The victor of this game receives the Land Grant Trophy. The Spartans had won the previous three meetings. While Penn State will need a lot of help to jump back into the playoff discussion, there are winnable games left on the schedule against solid competition that could help strengthen the Lions' resume for the committee. (more...)
Polk City woman arrested for DUI on a horse and animal neglect Polk City woman arrested for DUI on a horse and animal neglect
- November 03, 2017

Donna Byrne, the day before her 53rd birthday, was taken into police custody after a passerby noticed that the horseback rider appeared confused. "Ms. Deputies said they conducted a field sobriety test on Byrne and she provided breath samples, which showed she had a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit. (more...)
Official White House portraits of Trump, Pence revealed
- November 03, 2017

The official portraits of the US President and Vice President soon inspired a slew of hilarious memes on Twitter, where people soon began to troll the two. Ivanka Trump will, however, travel to Japan to give a speech at a conference on women's empowerment, but will travel separately from the president. (more...)
Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie getting government-run shops
- November 03, 2017

Other communities west of Toronto selected for stores include Brampton, Hamilton, London, Mississauga and Windsor. No specific store sites have been announced. Approximately 150 standalone cannabis stores are expected to be set up by the province by 2020. The OCRC will have a monopoly on the weed market in Ontario and the existing "dispensaries" now operating illegally will be forced out of business. (more...)
Donald Trump is not mad Donald Trump is not mad
- November 03, 2017

Trump has allegedly been complaining about his son-in-law, White House special adviser Jared Kushner , for encouraging him to make several decisions that he believed prompted the Mueller probe. During the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, Kushner helped develop and run Trump's digital media strategy. The meeting was held because Mr. Trump Jr. (more...)

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