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Bill de Blasio reelected NYC mayor Bill de Blasio reelected NYC mayor
- November 09, 2017

Federal prosecutors have said they will not bring charges against the mayor. De Blasio's chances are helped by strong disapproval in NY for U.S. President Donald Trump, a Republican businessman and real estate developer whose deals and personal life commanded the front page of the city's tabloid newspapers long before he garnered greater national fame for his starring role in the reality television show "The Apprentice". (more...)
Ombudsman files criminal charges against former Philippines president Aquino Ombudsman files criminal charges against former Philippines president Aquino
- November 09, 2017

The complaint stemmed from Aquino's alleged role in the anti-terrorist operation that led to the massacre of 44 Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) troopers in Mamasapano , Maguindanao on January 25, 2015. He claimed that Purisima was only acting as a resource person and did not violate the Ombudsman's suspension. The LIberal Party, of which Aquino is a ranking member, said in a statement "It is unthinkable for then President Benigno Aquino III to make a decision that ... (more...)
Plymouth 9-year-old girls reported missing found safe in Maine Plymouth 9-year-old girls reported missing found safe in Maine
- November 09, 2017

The mother did not have custody of the children, according to police. Plymouth Police Chief Michael Botieri told reporters that the girl's 35-year-old mother and her 38-year-old boyfriend, whose identities were not released by police, were arrested and are being charged with kidnapping. (more...)
Trump Prods Xi to Work 'Hard' and Fast on NKorea Trump Prods Xi to Work 'Hard' and Fast on NKorea
- November 09, 2017

Korean businesses do not have a plan to announce any investment plans in the USA during Trump's visit from Tuesday to Wednesday as they already outlined a set of investment plans in June when President Moon visited the U.S. China's Foreign Ministry later, however, released a statement that said Xi had reiterated the importance of Taiwan to Beijing during his meeting with Trump. (more...)
Dash cam footage shows Sen. Paul Campbell's arrest Dash cam footage shows Sen. Paul Campbell's arrest
- November 09, 2017

Republican Paul Campbell , 71, claims his wife Vicki Campbell was behind the wheel on Saturday when their auto rear-ended 21-year-old Michaela Caddin's vehicle on Interstate 26. "This kinda sucks", Campbell could be heard saying to himself as he waited alone in the patrol vehicle. "This kinda sucks", Sen. Campbell said little during the bond hearing and was released on his own recognizance. (more...)
Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel as International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel as International Development Secretary
- November 09, 2017

Welfare minister Mrs Mordaunt, a Brexiteer like Mrs Patel, is in Downing Street to meet Prime Minister Theresa May . Priti Patel had quit on Wednesday after lacking "transparency" due to unauthorized meetings with Israeli officers. In a statement announcing her resignation, Mrs Patel admitted that her actions "fell below the high standards that are expected of a secretary of state". (more...)
Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Holdings Boosted by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc
- November 09, 2017

Pepsico Inc. now has $159.28B valuation. The stock rose 0.40% or $0.4 reaching $99.6. About 1.83M shares traded. ChemoCentryx Inc (CCXI) has risen 60.64% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. First Busey Corp was raised too. Among 19 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. PepsiCo has $13300 highest and $81 lowest target. (more...)
European Union attempt to renew glyphosate license fails as deadline approaches European Union attempt to renew glyphosate license fails as deadline approaches
- November 09, 2017

The European Commission failed on Thursday to secure EU member states' support for the renewal of the license for the controversial weed killer glyphosate which expires December 15. It's at least the third time European Union countries have failed to secure an agreement. "The commission must do the right thing and ban this toxic substance", he said. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi says he opposes military action against Iran
- November 09, 2017

But Saudi Arabia is also criticized Lebanon as a whole, saying it too has declared war on the kingdom. At the same time, he warned Iran not to meddle in Arab security. Saudi Arabia, main backer of Egypt, has said Hezbollah should be disarmed and kept out of the Lebanese government. "I have faith in the wise and firm leadership of Saudi Arabia", Sisi said. (more...)
Saudis accuse Iran of 'direct aggression' over Yemen missile Saudis accuse Iran of 'direct aggression' over Yemen missile
- November 09, 2017

On Monday a Saudi minister accused Lebanon of declaring war on the kingdom for failing to keep Hezbollah under control. Asked about Saudi Arabia's increasingly tough talk toward Iran and Lebanon, Nauert pointed to what she said was Iran's destabilizing activity and the Lebanese Hezbollah group's past record of attacks against U.S. (more...)
Russia's Media Regulator to Check Up on Facebook
- November 09, 2017

Russian Federation is checking whether Facebook is in compliance with its law requiring websites to store citizens' data on servers within the country-otherwise, it will ban the social network. If there were violations of the laws of the Russian Federation, the Agency will propose response measures, including blocking the network on the national territory. (more...)
Supreme Court admits plea on alleged judicial corruption Supreme Court admits plea on alleged judicial corruption
- November 09, 2017

He wanted that the court hear him and then give an order, but the bench pointed out that his plea had already been turned down by the two-judge bench. including one retired judge of the Orissa High Court, Justice Quddusi, and officers of the Prasad Education Trust. Dave told the Court that as per the FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), a retired High Court judge and certain others had sought huge gratification from a party to a case in return for inducing high public ... (more...)
Trump tweets in China - how, and why does it matter? Trump tweets in China - how, and why does it matter?
- November 09, 2017

Xi greeted Trump with more pageantry at the imposing Great Hall of the People, next to Tiananmen Square, on the second day of his visit to China - the crucial stop in a five-nation tour of Asia. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised the "very one-sided and unfair" trade relationship between the United States and China, but stopped short of castigating Chinese President Xi Jinping by saying he doesn't blame the country for taking advantage of the US. (more...)
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...)

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