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Cornyn Announces Bill to Strengthen Background Check System Cornyn Announces Bill to Strengthen Background Check System
- November 08, 2017

NICS has one Pentagon entry for domestic violence convictions as of December 31, 2016. Cornyn went on to say that the amount of records actually uploaded into the NICS by federal agencies is staggeringly low. CBS News confirmed Monday that a mistake by the Air Force may have allowed Kelley to buy his weapons. His laundry list of problems are well documented. (more...)
First election results show John Curtis leading in 3rd Congressional District race First election results show John Curtis leading in 3rd Congressional District race
- November 08, 2017

He vowed to hold town hall meetings and "stay accessible". "It means if you're not white, Mormon or male, I'm still here for you", he said. This was the first special election for a vacant Congressional seat in recent Utah history - and set up battle between the governor and legislature over how it should be run. (more...)
Brutal picture of mob setting elephant calf on fire bags top award Brutal picture of mob setting elephant calf on fire bags top award
- November 08, 2017

An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire in eastern India highlights the ongoing human-elephant conflicts in the region. Titled Hell is Here, the photograph was taken by Biplab Hazra in the Bankura district of West Bengal and is an all too poignant snapshot of how elephants and humans are increasingly at loggerheads for space in a vanishing world. (more...)
North Korea warns 'unstable' Trump against reckless remarks North Korea warns 'unstable' Trump against reckless remarks
- November 08, 2017

After arriving in Tokyo yesterday, Mr Trump warned that "no dictator" should underestimate the U.S., in a thinly veiled reference to North Korea, AFP reported. Three U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups have not exercised together in the region since 2007. "Every once in a while, in the past, they underestimated us". (more...)
Israeli media: Closest Netanyahu aide grilled in sub affair
- November 08, 2017

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri declined to reveal why Molcho and Shirmon were questioned but said they are part of the so-called "3,000 case", or the submarine affair, which involves suspected corruption in a procurement deal of ThyssenKrupp submarines. (more...)
Case dropped against Code Pink activist who laughed at Sessions's hearing Case dropped against Code Pink activist who laughed at Sessions's hearing
- November 08, 2017

Other Code Pink activists who were with Fairooz at the hearing said the noise was reflexive and quieter than a cough. As Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby testified during his opening statement that Sessions' record of "treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented", Fairooz allegedly let out a laugh. (more...)
NY says 'no' to constitutional convention NY says 'no' to constitutional convention
- November 08, 2017

The groups, through a coalition called New Yorkers Against Corruption, funded an ad campaign opposing the referendum. With opposition driven by some of the state's most powerful labor unions and interest groups, the proposal to hold a constitutional convention - known as Proposition One - was crushed by more than 50 percentage points, according to early returns. (more...)
Auburn assistant Chuck Person reportedly indicted by federal grand jury Auburn assistant Chuck Person reportedly indicted by federal grand jury
- November 08, 2017

Person is one of 10 people, including four NCAA coaches, who have been arrested in an ongoing, multi-year Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of "the criminal influence of money on coaches and student-athletes" in college basketball. The 53-year old was charged with bribery conspiracy, solicitation of bribes, honest services fraud conspiracy, honest services fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and travel Act conspiracy, and also could face up to 80 years in prison. (more...)
3rd T20I: New Zealand elect to field against India 3rd T20I: New Zealand elect to field against India
- November 08, 2017

India must now prepare for a three Test series against Sri Lanka starting in barely a week. However, in reply the Kiwis were able only to get to 61 for six in the alloted overs as the Indian bowlers, especially spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav stopped New Zealand in its tracks and shaped up a memorable win for the home side. (more...)
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) Downgraded by BMO Capital Markets The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) Downgraded by BMO Capital Markets
- November 08, 2017

Developed by James O'Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. (more...)
JC Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance
- November 08, 2017

It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500. The Firm designs, makes and sells recreational fiberglass powerboats in the sportboat, deckboat, cruiser, jet boat and sport fishing markets. The Company's business consists of selling merchandise and services to clients through its department stores and its Website at jcpenney.com. It now has negative earnings. (more...)
Kellyanne, Brian Stelter Spar Over Who Is More Hated — Trump Vs CNN
- November 08, 2017

We're profitable if we're against the president, most of our viewers are against the president. Just say, "you know we're doing better in the ratings we're getting better ad revenues because we're one of the more anti-Trump than down the line outlets, '" Conway said. (more...)
Hoboken's Bhalla first Sikh mayor in state Hoboken's Bhalla first Sikh mayor in state
- November 08, 2017

Bhalla said the flyers are upsetting, but said he does not want the racist comment to paint all of Hoboken in a negative light. "Friday night, a disgusting, racist flier calling my colleague and opponent Ravi Bhalla a "terrorist" appeared in Hoboken, and it was made to look like it came from my campaign", DeFusco said in a statement . (more...)
Parliamentary leaders meeting over bill for delimitation of constituencies ends in futility Parliamentary leaders meeting over bill for delimitation of constituencies ends in futility
- November 08, 2017

Heads of almost all parliamentary parties last week agreed to keep the number of seats in the National Assembly unchanged, voted in support of fresh delimitation of constituencies prior to the next year's general election. The bill has already been passed by the Senate last month. The parliamentary leaders of all political parties participated in the meeting. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that there are two groups in the PML-N. (more...)
Fencing, hotline to bolster Pak-Iran border security Fencing, hotline to bolster Pak-Iran border security
- November 08, 2017

He said that both sides Pakistan and Iran have agreed to further the proposals for its formalization. "Steps like establishment of hotline communication between the field commanders along Pak-Iran border , fencing by Iran on its side of the border, coordinated border patrolling, intelligence sharing and more frequent interactions were agreed upon", a statement issued by the ISPR said. (more...)
Ryan International murder: Class XI student confesses to killing Pradyuman Ryan International murder: Class XI student confesses to killing Pradyuman
- November 08, 2017

A knife with blood stains was reportedly recovered from the spot. The Standard 11 student has been detained under IPC 302 (punishment for murder) and under section 25 of the Arms Act. Following which, arrest warrants were issued against the trustees. They also accused the school management of negligence. The HC rejected their transit anticipatory bail plea but granted them interim protection from arrest for a day to enable them to approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court. (more...)
Black Student Union wants charges over Kansas graffiti hoax Black Student Union wants charges over Kansas graffiti hoax
- November 08, 2017

It was just a Halloween prank that got out of hand. The black students' union also held an emergency meeting at the university and patrols were stepped up in the area. "The fact that an African American man committed this act should not undermine its effect on Kansas State students". Andrew Hammond, a journalism student at K-State and one of the first to tweet out photos of Williams' auto, told The Star Monday evening he was "outraged and hurt" to learn about the fraud. (more...)
Is this the John Lewis Christmas ad? Is this the John Lewis Christmas ad?
- November 08, 2017

Last year's advert starred Buster the Boxer dog, and 2015's effort was the heart-wrenching Man on the Moon. Anticipation is now growing for John Lewis' 2017 ad - but when will it be released? Fans think they've put two and two together, as it uses a similar font in previous John Lewis ads. (more...)
Washington Calls for International Action against Iran for Providing Houthis with Missiles Washington Calls for International Action against Iran for Providing Houthis with Missiles
- November 08, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition - which also includes UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan and Kuwait - has been also imposing a blockade on the impoverished country's ports and airports as a part of the aggression. Saad Hariri, a Sunni politician with Saudi backing, blamed Iran and Hezbollah for meddling in "the internal affairs of Arab countries" when he announced that he was resigning as prime minister of Lebanon on Saturday. (more...)
Raila Odinga leads by example, purchases Airtel simcard Raila Odinga leads by example, purchases Airtel simcard
- November 08, 2017

NASA leader Raila Odinga has accused Safaricom, which has over 28 million customers, of working with the ruling Jubilee party to defeat electoral justice in the August 8 and October 26 presidential elections. "We must also be able to justify to the public why we are doing it", he added. The regulator has at the same time said it is yet to receive complaint over Safaricom's role calling on leaders to report the alleged malpractice. (more...)

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