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China: Legislature Extends Law Criminalizing Disrespect Of National Anthem To Hong Kong China: Legislature Extends Law Criminalizing Disrespect Of National Anthem To Hong Kong
- November 04, 2017

China's parliament formally extended a law banning disrespect of the national anthem on November 4 to cover Hong Kong, a move that critics have said undermined the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and freedoms, Reuters reported. Soccer fans in Hong Kong have booed the anthem when it's played at games between the home team and teams from China or other countries, leading to fines from Federation Internationale de Football Association, the sport's governing body. (more...)
Trump pushes Saudi Arabia to list Aramco on NYSE
- November 04, 2017

Important to the United States! Aramco, the largest oil company in the world with a market value estimated to fall somewhere between $2 and $10 trillion, will likely go on record as the largest initial public offering in the world. First order of business: bolstering the New York Stock Exchange. But the President has sought to entice the company across the pond. Several global companies have dual listings with the NYSE, including Chinese technology giant Alibaba, Japanese automakers Toyota ... (more...)
Government announces heavy compensation for NTPC victims, NHRC seeks probe into negligence Government announces heavy compensation for NTPC victims, NHRC seeks probe into negligence
- November 04, 2017

Questions have been raised about whether, having been aware of a problem, NTPC should have shut down the unit to prevent the deadly explosion. Many workers were trapped when a fire erupted in the boiler and a huge ball of dust rose after the blast, making the rescue operations hard. (more...)
Both George Bushes are anxious Trump is blowing up the GOP Both George Bushes are anxious Trump is blowing up the GOP
- November 04, 2017

Bush and his father. "At the time , I think he was concerned that Hillary Clinton would win", Updegrove said in an interview, according to the Times. As The Hill reported , Bush did speak out against Trump directly, however. This month, George W. Bush delivered a speech attacking bigotry, nativism and white supremacy, an apparent rebuke of Donald Trump and his presidency. (more...)
UK MP suspended over 'serious' sexual misconduct allegations UK MP suspended over 'serious' sexual misconduct allegations
- November 04, 2017

Tory chief whip Julian Smith confirmed Elphicke's suspension, but did not elaborate on the claims made against him. Mr Elphicke has denied any wrongdoing and said the media had been informed of the suspension before he had. Jeremy Corby-supporting Labour MP Kelvin Hopkins has been suspended pending an investigation into claims of inappropriate touching and sending suggestive text messages, allegations he "absolutely and categorically" denies. (more...)
Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf
- November 04, 2017

Elate , the 2-1 favorite , finished fourth in the eight-horse field. Racing third-last out of the stretch for the first time as 2016 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies victor Champagne Room (Broken Vow) took them along at what appeared to be a pedestrian tempo, Forever Unbridled was taken out into about the four-path at midway for a clear shot when push came to shove. (more...)
Lebanese prime minister Hariri resigns Lebanese prime minister Hariri resigns
- November 04, 2017

The former PM of Lebanon also said "The evil that Iran spreads in the region will backfire on it,". In a televised address, Hariri said he believes there is a "plot to target his life". Hariri served as prime minister from 2009 to 2011 and took office again in 2016. "Hezbollah was able in past decades to impose a reality in Lebanon by force of arms directed at the chests of Syrians and Lebanese", he said. (more...)
Iran's anniversary missile display sends message to US Iran's anniversary missile display sends message to US
- November 04, 2017

It was the first time a missile had been used as part of events to mark the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Protesters beat effigies of Trump with sticks in front of the former embassy compound while what appeared to be a dummy ballistic missile was put on display in a sign of defiance following new USA sanctions. (more...)
Bob Corker: Trump's Call to Investigate Democrats 'Undermines Our Justice System' Bob Corker: Trump's Call to Investigate Democrats 'Undermines Our Justice System'
- November 04, 2017

President Donald Trump lamented in a Thursday interview that he couldn't exert more influence over the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Listen as Larry spoke with President Donald Trump about his relationship with the media, the new tax bill, and his frustration with the Justice Department on investigating Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Congress is 'laughing club', losing everywhere: Modi Congress is 'laughing club', losing everywhere: Modi
- November 04, 2017

He also urged the masses to come out in huge numbers at vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ). The Prime Minister claimed that the Congress had already acknowledged defeat in the upcoming polls and abandoned chief minister Virbhadra Singh to his fate. (more...)
Walmart Shooting Suspect A Walmart Shooting Suspect A "Ticking Time Bomb"
- November 04, 2017

At least three people were killed when a gunman opened fire on a crowd inside a Walmart store in the USA state of Colorado, the police said. Scott Ostrem, 47, who is now being represented by a public defender, answered only "yes" or "no" questions and looked towards the ground during the majority of his initial appearance. (more...)
Killed And 10 Injured In Bihar's Begusarai Stampede During Kartik Purnima Celebrations Killed And 10 Injured In Bihar's Begusarai Stampede During Kartik Purnima Celebrations
- November 04, 2017

The stampede took place early in the morning at around 8 am. As per reports, close to a dozen people were injured in the incident that occurred in Bihar's Begusarai where hundreds had gathered to take a holy dip in the Ganges on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. (more...)
Universal Display Corporation - OLED - Stock Price Today
- November 04, 2017

For the full year, the company now sees revenue of $310 million to $320 million, up from a prior $285 million to $300 million, and above consensus for $299 million. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 72,951 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $6,281,000 after purchasing an additional 18,272 shares during the period. (more...)
Controversial set of amendments become law in Kenya days after elections row Controversial set of amendments become law in Kenya days after elections row
- November 04, 2017

Kenyans went to the polls on October 26 after the Supreme Court nullified the August 8 presidential polls, citing irregularities. The commission's head, Wafula Chebukati, said turnout for the disputed poll was almost 39 percent. The vote, which was marred by street violence, took place following a decision by the country's Supreme Court to order a re-run of the August 8 presidential election. (more...)
Trump campaign adviser met with Russian government officials Trump campaign adviser met with Russian government officials
- November 04, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller revealed this week that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates are charged with conspiracy against the US and money laundering. Page, who flew to Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, sent an email to at least one Trump aide after he spoke with government officials, lawmakers and business executives in Moscow, according to a source who spoke to the New York Times . (more...)
NY terror attack: Trump's death penalty tweets risk undermining USA justice NY terror attack: Trump's death penalty tweets risk undermining USA justice
- November 04, 2017

The attacker who killed eight people in a truck rampage in NY on Tuesday was a "soldier" of the Islamic State group, the jihadists said Thursday, according to a US-based monitoring group. A law enforcement official said Kadirov was a friend of Saipov's and may not have any role in the case. Although some legal experts said judges in Manhattan's federal courts will not let the president's remarks throw the case off track, Trump's comments broke with longstanding tradition against presidents ... (more...)
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
- November 04, 2017

Heading into the stock price potential, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. needs to grow just 61.48% to cross its median price target of $20.75. The last close places the company's stock about $1.35 off its 52 week high of $12.48 and $2.81 above the 52 week low of $8.32. (more...)
Liberia to delay election runoff over fraud claims Liberia to delay election runoff over fraud claims
- November 04, 2017

Charles Brumskine, the Liberty Party candidate who placed third, has asked the court to grant an October 27 petition to halt the runoff vote until the claims of irregularities are investigated. Justice Korkpor's clarification was made when the five Justices heard argument by both the lawyers of the Liberty Party that is seeking the writ and the National Elections Commission. (more...)
Trump on State Department job vacancies: 'I'm the only one that matters'
- November 04, 2017

The host asked whether he was concerned about not having enough of his own nominees at State to carry out his vision, which happened at times during former President Ronald Reagan's administration when the Department actually undermined his agenda. (more...)
ISIS pushed from last major Iraqi stronghold ISIS pushed from last major Iraqi stronghold
- November 04, 2017

Syrian forces entered Deir Ezzor city in September, breaking an ISIS siege of almost three years. Deir el-Zour had been divided into a government-held and an IS-held part for almost three years. This coalition, however, has largely collapsed as Iraq, Iran and the US opposed a controversial Kurdish referendum for independence that has since forced longtime Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani to resign. (more...)

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