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Colombia announces record 12-ton cocaine seizure worth over US$360m
- November 09, 2017

The cocaine, with a USA market value estimated by Santos at about $360 million, was found stored underground on four farms in a banana-growing region of northwest Antioquia province, near Colombia's border with Panama. The US has offered a reward of up to £3.8m for information leading to his capture or death. Police estimated the value of the seized cocaine around $360 million. (more...)
Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat
- November 09, 2017

President Trump lavished praise on Chinese leader Xi Jinping here Thursday, touting "great chemistry" between them and declaring their relationship a "great one" while refusing to criticize his counterpart for the trade imbalance that Trump railed against during his campign. (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) Noteworthy Stock to Watch for
- November 09, 2017

This ratio is found by taking the current share price and dividing by earnings per share. FMR LLC owned about 0.77% of Caesars Entertainment Corporation as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5. The impact of earnings growth is exponential. Revenue during the quarter was $1.63 billion, representing 51% growth from $1.08 billion in year-ago quarter. (more...)
22 passengers killed, 51 injured in bus accident
- November 09, 2017

Earlier in May, at least four schoolchildren and a driver were killed and eight children critically injured when a speeding oil tanker had crushed a school van in Multan. The bus was completely destroyed in the accident. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief over the loss of lives and sought a report of the accident. (more...)
US, UK and France urge United Nations to maintain Syria chemical experts US, UK and France urge United Nations to maintain Syria chemical experts
- November 09, 2017

Russia, a key backer of the Syrian government, last month cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council against renewing the investigation's mandate. The head of The joint mission of UN-OPCW on the investigation of cases of use of chemical weapons in Syria (CMP), Edmond Mulet said that absolutely confident in the conclusions of experts on the situation in Khan Sheyhun and Umm Hosh. (more...)
Mumbai monorail catches fire at Mysore Colony station; no casualties Mumbai monorail catches fire at Mysore Colony station; no casualties
- November 09, 2017

While no casualties were reported, monorail services were cancelled on the route. It was an empty rake headed towards Chembur around 5:20am. "The train was on its way from Wadala to begin the day's service from Chembur". Another official from the disaster control room of the BMC confirmed that two coaches of a monorail train were damaged in the fire. It was a close shave for commuters on board both the monorails as the locopilots managed to avoid a head on collision in the nick of time. (more...)
Starbucks buy one, get one free: How to get free holiday drink Starbucks buy one, get one free: How to get free holiday drink
- November 09, 2017

The free drinks are part of the company's "Give Good" campaign which encourages acts of kindness throughout the holiday season. "The holidays are a time to celebrate all the good we give to each other and our community". "You may never know the full impact or the ripples of good that spring out of it", Starbucks officials wrote in a statement promoting the event. The five-day promotion, which has the social media hashtag #ShareEvent, is valid each day from 2-5 p.m. (more...)
Musharraf hails political treaty between MQM, PSP Musharraf hails political treaty between MQM, PSP
- November 09, 2017

Sattar maintained that the modalities of this alliance will be crafted after meetings between the two parties. Speaking on this occasion, Mustafa Kamal endorsed Dr Farooq Sattar's announcement and said his party will not serve only the Muhajir community but other ethnic groups living in the city. (more...)
Most voters skipped election - City-wide turnout was 14% Most voters skipped election - City-wide turnout was 14%
- November 09, 2017

Voters in Dunlap only voted on city council seats during Tuesday's election. Derrick Taylor garnered 50.88 percent, or 58 votes, compared to incumbent Joe Carn's 49.12 percent, or 56 votes. Fairburn already had a new mayor; City Councilwoman Elizabeth Carr-Hurst ran unopposed for the seat. For City Council District 6, Andy Gibbs came out on top by 251 votes or 55.29 percent. (more...)
No extradition request from India for Zakir Naik - Ahmad Zahid No extradition request from India for Zakir Naik - Ahmad Zahid
- November 09, 2017

Ipoh Barat MP M Kulasegaran has warned that the federal government's apparent special treatment of fugitive Indian preacher Zakir Naik threatens to shatter the image of Malaysia as a moderate Muslim nation. "I can't give an answer now, because we have given case to the AGC to do something according to the law, if a police report has been made", he said. (more...)
Says didn't order alterations to OUI report on Dudley judge's daughter Says didn't order alterations to OUI report on Dudley judge's daughter
- November 09, 2017

Trooper Ryan Sceviour, 29, was reprimanded last month for allegedly including comments about oral sex in the October 16 arrest report of Allie Bibaud, the daughter of Dudley District Court Judge Timothy Bibaud. Remember that next time police insist a bad actor within their ranks has been reprimanded. After making the changes, Sceviour filed a lawsuit on November 7, claiming to have been "illegally coerced" by his commanders to falsify the report. (more...)
Kremlin says 'logical' that Putin, Trump will talk at Vietnam summit Kremlin says 'logical' that Putin, Trump will talk at Vietnam summit
- November 09, 2017

The date of the meeting of Russian and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders' Week has been revealed. "There is also the APEC summit program, so the relevant offices are trying to choose an appropriate timing and format", Mr. (more...)
'We raise our hands only to say Namaste': Air India on Indigo 'We raise our hands only to say Namaste': Air India on Indigo
- November 09, 2017

IndiGo termed Kalra the main culprit in the incident and claimed he was the one who instigated the incident. Each tweet was accompanied by an illustration, trolling IndiGo. Phone video shows him arguing with ground staff before one of them grabs him around the waist and manhandles him away from the bus. The airline deleted their tweet promptly but not before it reached quite a few people and ensured that next time they travel by airline they appreciate the fact that the staff does treat the ... (more...)
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Wins a Second Term New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Wins a Second Term
- November 09, 2017

Federal prosecutors have said they will not bring charges against the mayor . "Well, they were wrong", de Blasio said to supporters. "You've seen some important changes in the last four years, but you ain't seen nothing yet". "Let's cheer so they can hear us in New Jersey. Let's cheer so they can hear you in Virginia". You can't take on NY values and win, Mr. President. He wants to expand the city's free pre-kindergarten classes now available to all city 4 year olds with eventual ... (more...)
AIG Hamid Shakeel among three killed in Quetta AIG Hamid Shakeel among three killed in Quetta
- November 09, 2017

The Minister of State said the nation would not rest till elimination of the last terrorist. Security officials and rescue teams reached the site after the incident. As per reports, the blast targetted AIG Hamid Shakil's vehicle when he was leaving his house near Chaman Housing Scheme . Civil Defence director claimed that the blast was suicide and 10-15 kilogrammes of explosives were used in it. (more...)
Maitree Express immigration service launched, Khulna-Kolkata Bandhan Express flagged off Maitree Express immigration service launched, Khulna-Kolkata Bandhan Express flagged off
- November 09, 2017

Railways Minister Mazibul Haque joined the videoconference from the second Bhairab Bridge site. Bangladesh PM Hasina said, "Today is a great day for relations between the two countries with the inauguration of the train services and the two bridges". (more...)
UDF can't be destroyed so easily: Chennithala UDF can't be destroyed so easily: Chennithala
- November 09, 2017

It said the Special Investigation Team probing the cases used "dubious methods" to ease Chandy out of the probe. The chief minister's directive came days after the Commission headed by Justice G. The report said availing sexual favours can be counted as bribery. After the Chief Minister tabled the report, copies of it were given to all the legislators and also to the media. (more...)
Oh no! Prime Minister Abe tumbles into bunker during round with Trump Oh no! Prime Minister Abe tumbles into bunker during round with Trump
- November 09, 2017

The US leader, who will visit South Korea on the trip, has rattled some allies with his vow to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens the United States and with his dismissal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. (more...)
Greenacre Teacher Was On Her First Day At School Before Crash Greenacre Teacher Was On Her First Day At School Before Crash
- November 09, 2017

NSW Police on Thursday said Ms Al-Shennag had been additionally charged with unsafe driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and causing actual bodily harm by misconduct. As the 24 year three students inside classroom 3T tried to comprehend the horror that had just unfolded in front of them, the parent heard a desperate plea that will stay with him forever. (more...)
In Their Own Words: Is gun control discourse effective? In Their Own Words: Is gun control discourse effective?
- November 09, 2017

We think there is no fathomable way to predict or prevent the gun carnage like that in Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, San Bernardino, Orlando, and well, the list goes on. We have a serious collective national delusion if after shootings of young children in schools, prayerful people in worship at church, and the massive body count that was the Vegas shooting ...we still do nothing. (more...)

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