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World Tillerson speaks with Turkish counterpart about visa spat
Author: 0 Tillerson speaks with Turkish counterpart about visa spat

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on a visit to Washington that Turkey is "safeguarding" the USA employees and "we don't want this dispute to last more than a second". Bozdag said Turkish and US diplomats would meet in the next few days. "We maintain a very close collaboration, very close communication, the military-to-military interaction and integration has not been affected by this", Mattis told reporters as he traveled to a military headquarters in Florida.

World Pakistan's election body seeks arrest of Imran Khan on contempt charges
Author: 0 Pakistan's election body seeks arrest of Imran Khan on contempt charges

According to PTI Spokesperson Naeemul Haq, the party is set to challenge the warrants in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), reported Pakistan media. The chief election commissioner, heading a five-member bench, ordered to produce the PTI chief before the court after arrest in the next hearing fixed for Oct 26.

World Election Commission likely to announce Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly election dates today
Author: 0 Election Commission likely to announce Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly election dates today

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A K Joti had said Tuesday that the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) will be used in over 50,000 booths in Gujarat. For the first time, the poll panel will also introduce all-women polling stations in Gujarat in all assembly segments. If we talk about the Gujarat elections , then there are around 182 seats in the house which presently comprised of 118 BJP MLA's, 42 Congress , 2 from NCP and one from JD (U).

World Presidential election will go on, Kenya's Supreme Court rules
Author: 0 Presidential election will go on, Kenya's Supreme Court rules

The Kenyan parliament passed a controversial amendment to it's election laws on Wednesday. The transmission of the election results was one of the contentious issues leading to the Supreme Court annulment of President Uhuru Kenyatta's August 8 victory.

Author: 0 A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

Evertec Incorporated (NYSE:EVTC) had an increase of 4.21% in short interest. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.16 earnings per share. Abner Herrman & Brock Llc increased Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) stake by 3,859 shares to 58,028 valued at $8.90 million in 2017Q2. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.4 percent.

World Egypt unites Palestinian groups Hamas, Fatah
Author: 0 Egypt unites Palestinian groups Hamas, Fatah

Hamas and Fatah officials held two days of talks in Cairo this week about a Palestinian Authority return to Gaza. The talks between Fatah and Hamas were conducted after Egypt tried several times to resolve the conflict between the two factions and establish a unity government in Gaza and the West Bank.

World British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in United States drone strike'
Author: 0 British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in United States drone strike'

Former punk musician Jones was born in Greenwich, south-east London and lived in Kent. However, she - and possibly her son - were actually killed in June during an air-strike by a US Air Force Predator, The Sun reported. At the time of his death, the 21-year-old from Birmingham had allegedly been planning "barbaric attacks against the West", including terror plots targeting "high profile public commemorations".

World Spain Evaluates Response to Catalan Secessionist Challenge
Author: 0 Spain Evaluates Response to Catalan Secessionist Challenge

The Generalitat can not assume the October 1´s results because that was an illegal and fraudulent act, he stressed in reference to the sovereign consultation, banned by the TC at the request of Rajoy administration. This requirement is prior and obliged to implementation of any of measures that Executive may adopt under article 155 of Constitution. The EU today urged "full respect of the Spanish constitutional order", with European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis saying the ...

World Flash announcement on nuclear agreement with Iran from the UK
Author: 0 Flash announcement on nuclear agreement with Iran from the UK

President Donald Trump's decision on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal could come on Friday, and experts say the "writing is on the wall" that the administration won't recertify the landmark agreement and he likely will turn his attention to getting European support on fixing it.

World These comic takes laugh off United States soccer sadness
Author: 0 These comic takes laugh off United States soccer sadness

And he didn't hold back on the state of the game of soccer in America. It's on and I'm going to bring it up right now: The gloves should have been off years ago. "You got five years to sort of build it again". Among the possible American candidates are Tab Ramos, coach of the USA under-20 team since 2011; Peter Vermes, coach of Sporting Kansas City since 2009; and Huddersfield manager David Wagner.

World Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches
Author: 0 Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

He added that the announcements would be made in Thai, English and Mandarin. Horse riding on Hua Hin beach, a popular activity for domestic and worldwide tourists. Jatuporn said he chose to take action after the Andaman Coastal Resources Research and Development Centre found in a recent survey that there were anything from 63,000 to 138,000 cigarette butts on a 2.5-kilometre stretch of Patong Beach.

World Conservative groups demand that McConnell step down
Author: 0 Conservative groups demand that McConnell step down

Democrats should pull out all the stops to make clear how intolerable this move is". Separately, an outside group affiliated with Stephen Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump who is waging a public war against McConnell and his allies, endorsed GOP Senate candidates in three states that were not objectionable to traditional Republicans.

World Timberwolves sign Andrew Wiggins to reported 5-year, $148M extension
Author: 0 Timberwolves sign Andrew Wiggins to reported 5-year, $148M extension

I want to thank Glen Taylor, Tom Thibodeau, the entire coaching staff and my teammates for believing in me. The extension will kick in at the beginning of the 2018-19 season, after Wiggins' rookie contract expires. "I'm very excited to continue my career with the Timberwolves", said Wiggins. "We feel strongly that he is just scratching the surface of the player he will become".

World Trump sees deal with Canada minus Mexico
Author: 0 Trump sees deal with Canada minus Mexico

The Trump administration will move forward with an aggressive rules-of-origin proposal for autos and auto parts that will target 50 percent US content requirement and 85 percent (up from 62.5 percent) regional content, sources say, when negotiations resume this week.

World REAL ID enforcement grace period extended
Author: 0 REAL ID enforcement grace period extended

This grace period goes into effect on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and applies to jurisdictions now under compliance extensions set to expire Oct. 10. The federal law under the Real ID Act , which mandates tougher proof-of-identity requirements at airports, some federal facilities and military bases, has caused privacy concerns among some Missouri lawmakers.

World Tropical Storm Ophelia close to becoming a hurricane
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Ophelia close to becoming a hurricane

The Weather Network forecast that Ophelia will merge with another system as it approaches the United Kingdom and Ireland before veering east. No threats to land are reported at this time. Ophelia is now located across the north-central Atlantic Ocean, roughly 2400 miles from the Grand Strand. There are now no coastal watches or warnings in effect with the storm far out at sea.

World USA flies bombers over Korean peninsula in show of force
Author: 0 USA flies bombers over Korean peninsula in show of force

The White House said in a statement Trump was briefed by Secretary of Defence James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford on how to respond to any form of North Korean aggression or any nuclear threat by the secretive regime against the US and its allies.

Author: 0 BAE Systems announce huge job cuts across all sectors

Union leaders are pressing the British government to ensure new fighter aircraft are built in the U.K.as they seek to avert job cuts at defence giant BAE Systems. Chief Executive Charles Woodburn, who took the top job in July after 15 months as chief operating officer, said BAE had to align its workforce capacity more closely with near-term demand and become more competitive to secure new business.

World Syria terrorists 'operate near United States forces,' Russian military wants explanations
Author: 0 Syria terrorists 'operate near United States forces,' Russian military wants explanations

Once the Sukhnah-Deir ez-Zor Highway is fully liberated, the Syrian Army can turn their attention to the remaining areas inside the provincial capital that are occupied by IS. According to the spokesman, on October 2-3 a group of 600 militants, previously based in the Rukban refugee camp, located in the American-controlled al-Tanf zone, headed westward in SUVs, and after covering some 300 kilometers entered the southern zone of de-escalation through a former border control point at the ...

World Should Trump Be Impeached? These Celebrities Think So
Author: 0 Should Trump Be Impeached? These Celebrities Think So

Green said to reporters afterward that he had wanted to allow more time for his colleagues to review the resolution before it was voted on, and he suggested that the House floor staff had misled him about the timing of that vote. The Constitution specifies that a president can be impeached for "treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors", though in practice there are widely divergent views on what represents an impeachable offense.

World Trump To Nominate John Kelly Deputy As Next DHS Chief
Author: 0 Trump To Nominate John Kelly Deputy As Next DHS Chief

Neither the White House nor Nielsen responded to requests for comment, however, and sources cautioned against jumping to conclusions. But Nielsen had one crucial advantage - the absolute trust and support of Kelly, who she grew close to after volunteering to help "sherpa" him through the confirmation process earlier this year.

World North Korean hackers stole US-South Korea war plans, official says
Author: 0 North Korean hackers stole US-South Korea war plans, official says

It was part of a "regular deployment training" aimed at enhancing the capability of implementing the "extended deterrence" against the North, the JCS said. A pre-emptive strike against Pyongyang's leadership would be hard to undertake, but it's widely seen as the most realistic of the limited military options Seoul has to deny a nuclear attack from its rival.

World Boy Scouts to welcome girls into all ranks for the first time
Author: 0 Boy Scouts to welcome girls into all ranks for the first time

The BSA said their historic decision to include girls came after years of receiving requests from families and girls to include them in the program. Girls will be allow to join the Cub Scouts in 2018 and the program for Eagle Scouts is projected to begin in 2019, according to the release.

World Day One testimony continues in Jessica Chambers murder trial
Author: 0 Day One testimony continues in Jessica Chambers murder trial

Former Courtland Fire Chief Cole Haley became very emotional on the stand, crying as he described the extent of Chambers' injuries when he found her burned on the side of the road. Area resident Beth Brasher, 40, said she knows Tellis and says he "comes from a good family". "She said, 'Eric set me on fire, ' " Palmer argued in court.

World Carnival Corp. (LON:CCL) Under Analyst Spotlight
Author: 0 Carnival Corp. (LON:CCL) Under Analyst Spotlight

That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CCL . Carnival Corporation had 57 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has market cap of $48.14 billion. Carnival Corporation has a 52 week low of $45.92 and a 52 week high of $69.89. Current price places the company's stock -4.73% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 2.83%, away from the 50-day average and also 6.59% away from 20-day average.

Author: 0 Elphinstone stampede: Probe panel gives clean chit to staff, blames rain

The committee examined all the matters pertaining to the incidence including the evidence from the witnesses, the written statement of injured persons, Railway officials of Elphinstone road station and analysis of footages of all the CCTV cameras installed at the station including those located on the FOB.

Author: 0 United States ambassador urges Turkey to provide clear evidence for detaining consular staff

The U.S. and Turkey on Sunday mutually suspended non-immigrant visa services to each other's citizens, a move that has further soured the ties between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "We have felt at home during this visit to Serbia", Erdogan said. "We have not agreed and are not agreeing to this ambassador making farewell visits with ministers, the parliament speaker and myself", Erdogan said of U.S.

World NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman
Author: 0 NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman

In fact, they lobbied for legislation that prevents the Center for Disease Control (CDC) from even studying gun violence out of fear of legislation. Look at Chicago, they'll say. And when, yet again, an automatic weapon took the lives of those at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, all of you elected officials did not have the decency to propose legislation.

World LSU Students to be Arrested in Connection to Max Gruver's Death
Author: 0 LSU Students to be Arrested in Connection to Max Gruver's Death

Ten people will be arrested on hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of drinking, LSU officials said Wednesday. A coroner said doctor's facility tests found an "exceedingly raised" blood-liquor level in Gruver's body. Eight of the suspects are LSU students and were active members of the fraternity, according to university spokesman Ernie Ballard.

World Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report
Author: 0 Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report

His peculiar mind-set was on full display during a meeting with the country's top-ranking national security officials this summer, when Trump reportedly advocated for what would be the equivalent of a tenfold increase in the USA nuclear stockpile.

World EU President Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month
Author: 0 EU President Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month

The EU does not want to start such negotiations until London and Brussels agree on the terms of the "divorce". "We hear from London that the United Kingdom government is preparing for a "no deal" scenario". The Government would need to decide at some point what was the "realistic" worst case they needed to plan for. Mr Hammond told the committee that this reflected businesses and customers delaying spending decisions because of uncertainty about what the final Brexit deal would be.

World Couple finds hidden camera in Florida Airbnb bedroom smoke detector
Author: 0 Couple finds hidden camera in Florida Airbnb bedroom smoke detector

When he took it down to get a better look, Starnes, who works in tech, realized the hole was a camera. Starnes, who immediately called police, told WFTS he and his wife were "distressed". Starnes knows the camera captured him naked in the master bedroom and he's wondering where that video is now. "I hope more victims will come forward".

World Turkey Bars US Visitors In Latest Sign Of Fraying Alliance
Author: 0 Turkey Bars US Visitors In Latest Sign Of Fraying Alliance

The US responded on Sunday, announcing the suspension of non-immigrant visa services in Turkey, citing concerns about the security of the staff at its missions. "Neither side is willing to step back", he said. Turkish officials had expressed hope of a new page in Ankara-Washington relations under President Donald Trump and pressed Washington for the extradition of the Pennsylvania-based Gulen, who denies any link to the coup bid.

World Stephen Paddock named as Las Vegas shooting suspect
Author: 0 Stephen Paddock named as Las Vegas shooting suspect

Paddock lived in the suburbs around Mesquite, Nevada, which sits near the border with Arizona about an hour and a half from where the shooting took place, the police said . She and the shooter are said to be roommates or companions; their precise relationship has not been explained. Photos of the residence showed a metal garage door crumpled in the driveway.

World Veteran Actor Anupam Kher Appointed FTII Chairman, Replaces Gajendra Chauhan
Author: 0 Veteran Actor Anupam Kher Appointed FTII Chairman, Replaces Gajendra Chauhan

Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the new FTII (Film and Television Institute) Chairman. He added, "I certainly do not think Gajendraji is qualified as a producer, director or actor". The students, later, called off the strike as it affected their academics, but the President of the FTII student association had earlier told mid-day, "We have been struggling with this issue for nearly five months.

World Passive euthanasia is the law of the land: Centre to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Passive euthanasia is the law of the land: Centre to Supreme Court

The NGO had prayed for declaring the right to die with dignity as a Fundamental Right and sought a direction to the government to adopt suitable procedures to ensure that those with deteriorating health or the terminally ill should be able to execute a living will and attorney authorisation for termination of life.

World Ex-Trinamool leader Mukul Roy quits Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 Ex-Trinamool leader Mukul Roy quits Rajya Sabha

Roy had earlier served as the Railway Minister of the country. His supporters say like Himanta Biswa Sarma, who left the ruling Congress in Assam to join the BJP that came to power in the 2016 state polls, Roy will defeat the TMC in Bengal in the coming days.

World Honeypreet kept 'Karwa Chauth' fast for Gurmeet Ram Rahim
Author: 0 Honeypreet kept 'Karwa Chauth' fast for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

She also claimed that she went into hiding because of depression. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana Police interrogating Honeypreet , who is now under police remand, said that she has admitted to have prepared a guide map of Panchkula , where violence was orchestrated by Dera followers on the day Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted for raping two of his disciples inside Dera headquarters in Sirsa in 2002.

World Russian tourist begs outside a temple after his ATM pin gets locked
Author: 0 Russian tourist begs outside a temple after his ATM pin gets locked

When the matter reached to the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, she assured the youth for the help. The Russian national has been identified as Evangelin. After coming across a report in The Hindu about 24-year-old A Evangelin, Swaraj promptly reached out to him by tweeting - "Evangelin - Your country Russian Federation is our time tested friend".

World North Korea hacked Seoul's war plan
Author: 0 North Korea hacked Seoul's war plan

The purported revelations come at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea . In recent years, Seoul has been pushing to bolster its cyber defence capabilities as Pyongyang has launched a host of attacks on South Korean corporate and government websites by mobilizing its specially trained personnel, including those based in China and other foreign countries.

World Donald Trump's United Kingdom trip reportedly stripped of red carpet treatment
Author: 0 Donald Trump's United Kingdom trip reportedly stripped of red carpet treatment

Trump will not stay at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and will likely sleep at the residence of recently-appointed USA ambassador Woody Johnson, The Evening Standard reported. Previous American leaders have typically not been invited to make a state visit to Britain until their second term of office. Instead of red carpet treatment, Trump will likely include it during a tour of several countries.

World Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Penguins
Author: 0 Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Penguins

At first, the players appeared very serious - did anyone crack smile? - until several in the audience broke the ice with a "Let's Go Pens" chant. The White House said Tuesday the NFL should respect the USA flag and the national anthem because numerous football stadiums have been built with the help of taxpayers.

World Turkey presses United States to reverse visa suspensions
Author: 0 Turkey presses United States to reverse visa suspensions

The Turkish Embassy in Washington took a similar decision in retaliation. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday has voiced hope that the strained ties between Turkey and the USA would normalize soon. According to Nauert, Turkish authorities summoned the third employee, but the person of interest has not been formally arrested yet. Citizens of Turkey needing to apply for US visas may be able to apply for visas in other countries, but should check with the intended post in ...

World United States destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea
Author: 0 United States destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying denounced the mission as unsafe and a violation of China's sovereignty. The official emphasized that the USS Chafee, a guided missile destroyer, did not come within the internationally recognized 12-nautical-mile territorial limits of the Paracel Islands.

World Anandiben Patel will not contest Gujarat Assembly elections, cites age as reason
Author: 0 Anandiben Patel will not contest Gujarat Assembly elections, cites age as reason

She stepped down as CM but is active in all forums of the party."Anandiben Patel could not be reached for comment". She was the first woman CM of the state. The battle for Gujarat intensified on Monday with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi launching a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his development model.

World Sydney Woman Wrestles Shark, Throws It Out Of Rock Pool
Author: 0 Sydney Woman Wrestles Shark, Throws It Out Of Rock Pool

Her video of casually transferring a shark from a pool back into the ocean has left people thoroughly impressed. Hatheier felt sorry for the shark and chose to be a good Samaritan. "I thought I had to help him, I put my knees on either side of his fins and I just picked him up - it was like picking up a little kid", she explained .