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Author: 0 Chipmaker Wants Making and Selling of iPhones in China Banned

The U.S. chipmaker's legal gambit to ban sales and manufacturing of iPhones could cripple global supply of Apple's most important product, legal experts say, but many believe Qualcomm faces a stiff battle to get there. In response, Apple stopped paying licensing revenues to Qualcomm . "The patents we're asserting in these complaints are non-cellular wireless technologies that Apple uses in its iPhones", Trimble told Reuters .

World PM Modi dedicates 1st-ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation
Author: 0 PM Modi dedicates 1st-ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation

Speaking on this occasion he congratulated the gathering on the celebration of Dhanvantari Jayanti as Ayurveda Divas and complimented the Ministry of AYUSH for the establishment of the All India Institute of Ayurveda . "More investment is needed in this sector for better growth", said the PM, appealing to the private sector to contribute towards the development of yoga and Ayurveda by contributing parts of their CSR funds.

World North Korea spoke of the possibility of a
Author: 0 North Korea spoke of the possibility of a "nuclear war"

Mr. Kim, in his address, said that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to "such an extreme and direct nuclear threat " from the USA since the 1970's. North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test in September, when Chinese President Xi Jinping was to host a summit of emerging economies in his country - an important diplomatic chance to cast himself as an influential global leader ahead of the congress.

World Trump to end Obamacare subsidies amid strong criticism
Author: 0 Trump to end Obamacare subsidies amid strong criticism

The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing an administration official, that an executive order regarding association health plans would be signed this week. Instead of working with Congress on a permanent and lasting adjustment to Obamacare, to bolster the law's weaknesses, the president is off on his own tweeting things like "The Democrats ObamaCare is imploding".

World Raqqa 'execution square' captured by Kurd forces as IS capitualtes
Author: 0 Raqqa 'execution square' captured by Kurd forces as IS capitualtes

After IS captured Raqa in 2014, the city become synonymous with the jihadist group's worst abuses and was transformed into a planning center for attacks overseas. After brutalizing residents living under its command for more than three years, the militants are now battling to hang on to small pockets of territory in Iraq and Syria, besieged by local forces from all sides.

World Freed Canadian hostage didn't believe Trump was president
Author: 0 Freed Canadian hostage didn't believe Trump was president

The meeting, which is expected to focus on implementing commitments, especially Pakistan's promises, regarding fighting terrorism in its tribal regions, is taking place without the participation of the Taliban . No official statement was issued after the meeting, the sixth such session of the QCG process, which was stalled after Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a drone strike in May past year.

World Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers

Tolo News quoted Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior (MoI) as saying that insurgents targeted the police training academy close to the police headquarters. U.S. President Donald Trump recently unveiled a strategy to try to defeat the militants, and officials said more than 3,000 additional U.S. troops are being sent to Afghanistan to reinforce the 11,000 already stationed there.

World Drone strikes near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram
Author: 0 Drone strikes near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram

But it was not clear if any Afghan Taliban had joined the dialogue, which has so far failed to revive the process that was halted in 2015. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters. There was no immediate comment from China or Afghanistan about the talks resuming. The peace talks on Afghanistan were halted past year in May after an American drone killed then Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in southern part of Balochistan bordering ...

Author: 0 Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Analytical Analysis

Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) has risen 58.64% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 0.83% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Com reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Howe And Rusling reported 165,208 shares or 0.81% of all its holdings.

World Man Indicted for Murder, Rape of Muslim Teen
Author: 0 Man Indicted for Murder, Rape of Muslim Teen

A grand jury in Fairfax county held up indictments against 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , who was charged with murder after attacking Hassanen and her friends with a baseball bat. Nabra Hassanen, 17, of Reston, Va. was killed after leaving her mosque in June. . Instead, police have said it was a road rage incident . During a court appearance last week, deputies had to restrain Nabra's parents when Martinez-Torres appeared before the judge.

World Big airline cancels flights to and from Ireland ahead of Hurricane Ophelia
Author: 0 Big airline cancels flights to and from Ireland ahead of Hurricane Ophelia

The airline's flagship service from London City to NY was also cancelled, due to the aircraft being unable to land in Shannon for its usual refuel stop. For passengers stuck at airports, airlines will be tasked with providing means of accommodation and food until such a time when the passengers can be flown to their destination.

World Title Rematch Planned For Raw
Author: 0 Title Rematch Planned For Raw

Surprise! Tony Nese, Drew Gulak, Ariya Daivari and Noam Dar made a decision to stab Kalisto in the back, jumping the King of Flight with a beatdown that even Mustafa Ali's arrival couldn't prevent. The Miz would discover Axel beat up backstage as two refs checked on him with a trainer. After an argument, Angle agreed that Strowman would need to defeat Reigns in a steel cage tonight to add the fifth member; a loss, meanwhile, would return the match to 3-on-3.

World BJP Takes Out March Against Killing Of Its Workers In Kerala
Author: 0 BJP Takes Out March Against Killing Of Its Workers In Kerala

The high-pitched two-week campaign, flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah from the northern district of Kannur on October 3, seeks to highlight the "CPI (M) violence and jihadi terror" in the state. According to sources, Shah will walk from Pattom to the Puthrikandam maidan and address the party workers in the evening. The Chief Minister said the BJP had even routed its yatra through the Vengara constituency but the victory of the Indian Union Muslim League had put paid to its efforts.

Author: 0 Kurz to take Austria further towards right-wing policies

The Chancellor said she was "not so dramatically concerned" about Kurz's refugee policy and that "the differences aren't that clear and direct in face-to-face conversations". . Near-final results of Sunday's elections that have already been announced do not include the absentee ballots and those cast by voters outside of their home districts.

World Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision
Author: 0 Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

The insurers said they will fight to keep the subsidies. When the premium for the benchmark plan rises, so does the government's subsidy for eligible consumers - because the health law ensures that those consumers will never spend more than 9.5 percent of their income on premiums.

World Social Democrats projected to win north German state vote
Author: 0 Social Democrats projected to win north German state vote

Prime Minister Merkel expects outcome of Lower Saxony state elections Sunday for a tripartite Jamaican coalition with Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The result effectively brought an end to the existing national coalition with the SPD, who also performed badly. The ARD forecasts show the free market FDP party with 7 percent of the vote and the nationalist Alternative for Germany 5.5 percent.

World Florida Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of White Nationalist Rally
Author: 0 Florida Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of White Nationalist Rally

The governor's office issued a news release Monday afternoon that says Scott issued Executive Order 17-264 following a request from Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell. Terry McAuliffe had declared a state of emergency on the day of the Charlottesville rally before Spencer and others could speak. Spencer is scheduled to speak Thursday at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and Scott said the decision was a proactive move based on the history of Spencer's past speeches having ...

World Judge refuses to dismiss corruption charges against Menendez
Author: 0 Judge refuses to dismiss corruption charges against Menendez

In the course of the argument regarding that motion, Judge Walls questioned whether the "stream of benefits" theory is still valid in light of the U.S. Even with bribery remaining as part of the charges, the most serious charge Menendez faces is wire services fraud, punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

World Mother puts two children in hot oven, warrant alleges
Author: 0 Mother puts two children in hot oven, warrant alleges

Authorities said that Lamora Williams called police Friday night, October 13, and said her children were dead. When police arrived on the scene, Williams claimed that she left her kids with a family member who may have committed the murders.

World Marcus Mariota To Play vs Indianapolis Colts Monday Night
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota To Play vs Indianapolis Colts Monday Night

On Monday Night, Mariota will have wide eyes against the third worst pass Defense in the NFL. But Mariota, inactive last Sunday in Miami because of a hamstring injury, made progress throughout the week, and team feels comfortable with his physical condition.

World How Hurricane Ophelia turned the sun 'apocalyptic' red today
Author: 0 How Hurricane Ophelia turned the sun 'apocalyptic' red today

Red sky at day: why is it happening? Met Office forecaster Grahame Madge explains that the former Hurricane Ophelia is pulling air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa. The blue light spectrum hit the headlines today, but not for the reasons usually associated with optics. With remnants of Hurricane Ophelia set to batter parts of the United Kingdom today, all schools and colleges in Northern Ireland have been forced to close as a precaution.

Author: 0 DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

The 15 new members were elected according to the following pattern: four seats for African States; four seats for Asia-Pacific States; three seats for Latin American and Caribbean States; two seats for Eastern European States; and two seats for Western European and other States.

World Cuba has duty to prevent attacks on U.S. envoys
Author: 0 Cuba has duty to prevent attacks on U.S. envoys

But the US has emphasized that's because Cuba has tight control over security on the island, not because the USA believes President Raul Castro's government is behind them. The agency also issued a travel warning to Americans not to visit the island, with which President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations in early 2015 after five decades of isolation.

World Two animal rights activists helping cops attacked by mob
Author: 0 Two animal rights activists helping cops attacked by mob

The incident happened on Saturday night. AN ANIMAL rights activist , Nandini Neeraj, has filed a complaint with police, alleging that she was assaulted by a group of people involved in illegal cow slaughter on the outskirts of the city. Nandini and her friend went to the spot to check if the police had rescued the cows and their auto hit a petty shop in the area and an electric pole.

World Dhoni's daughter Ziva steals hearts in backdrop of daddy's football heroics
Author: 0 Dhoni's daughter Ziva steals hearts in backdrop of daddy's football heroics

The teams' have already met a few times before, and the result of the final game was a draw as All Heart FC's KL Rahul scored a stunning goal in the late minutes of the game. The prominent people from both fields have winded up together, marched into the single roof to play the Celebrity Classico. The first match will be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

World Students Walk Out Over Teacher's 'Speak American' Comment
Author: 0 Students Walk Out Over Teacher's 'Speak American' Comment

They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish. "Cliffside Park is known for being a multicultural town and if we have teachers like this discriminating against a certain language because some kids can't even speak English how is she going to work here with all these different cultures?" one student said.

Author: 0 Man arrested for doughnut glaze gets really sweet settlement from city

A Florida man received a $37,500 settlement after police arrested him, mistaking Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze in his auto for meth. In Riggs-Hopkins arrest report, she wrote he noticed a "rock like substance" on the floorboard of Rushing's vehicle and, through several years of experience in law enforcement recognized the substance as some sort of narcotic.

Author: 0 Trump says his relationship with McConnell is 'outstanding'

The two men said they have been friends for a long time, and McConnell said they were in frequent contact on a range of issues. "We've been friends and acquaintances for a long time. Trump said of McConnell, not mentioning some of his tough statements and tough tweets about the Senate GOP leader in the past. "Can you believe that Mitch McConnell , who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn't get it done".

Author: 0 Afam Capital Inc. Has $1.40 Million Holdings in Carnival Corporation (CCL)

About 1.80 million shares traded. Afam Capital Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) by 11.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mngmt Lc stated it has 0% in Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL). Kbc Group Incorporated Nv has invested 0.34% in Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL).

World Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble
Author: 0 Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble

Yet another Russian official has claimed Russia will launch its own digital currency. Named CryptoRuble, this cryptocurrency can not be mined; instead, it'd be issued and tracked by the authorities, just like the conventional money. Nikiforov said, " I confidently declare that we run CryptoRuble for one simple reason: if we do not, then after 2 months our neighbors in the EurAsEC will ".

World Frost possible as temperatures plummet in Northern Virginia early Tuesday
Author: 0 Frost possible as temperatures plummet in Northern Virginia early Tuesday

Tuesday is also shaping up to be a dry, cool day. If you're in the frost advisory and have plants you'd like to hang on to for a little while longer, take the time to cover them tonight and tomorrow night. Thursday: Mostly sunny, warmer. Coupled with the cool temperatures will be a sustained north-northwest wind that will continue to transport cool air into the region.

World Mayim Bialik Slammed For Advocating Modesty In Response To Harvey Weinstein Allegations
Author: 0 Mayim Bialik Slammed For Advocating Modesty In Response To Harvey Weinstein Allegations

She says that she chooses to "dress conservatively" and does not "act flirtatiously with men as a policy". Finally, the actress apologized to anyone that was hurt by her comments. disappointed", one woman wrote. Bialik's mom "encouraged me to be myself in audition rooms, and I followed my mother's strong example to not put up with anyone calling me "baby" or demanding hugs on set", she wrote.

World Two Bodies Found By Search Team In Joshua Tree National Park
Author: 0 Two Bodies Found By Search Team In Joshua Tree National Park

Authorities say the bodies of two adults have been found in Joshua Tree National Park, near the area where a California couple vanished while hiking almost three months ago. The Sheriff's Department delayed the recovery of the bodies until this morning due to loss of daylight in the park. However, Young said he feels the bodies found are Orbeso and Nguyen.

World President Trump breaks silence on death on Green Berets killed in Niger
Author: 0 President Trump breaks silence on death on Green Berets killed in Niger

But Trump would not let it lie, claiming again with zero evidence that other presidents did not call. I felt very, very badly about that; I always feel bad. Trump in August 2012 criticized Obama for sending form letters to the families of slain SEALs. Also in Monday's press conference, Trump blasted National Football League players like Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee to protest police killings of Black people and racial oppression.

World California governor rejects tax return requirement for candidates
Author: 0 California governor rejects tax return requirement for candidates

A certified birth certificate? Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, to extend 12 weeks of unpaid maternity or paternity leave to new parents who work at businesses with 20-49 employees - and legislation by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, to require middle and high schools serving low-income students to provide feminine hygiene products in bathrooms at no cost.

Author: 0 Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in vehicle bomb attack

Caruana Galizia, 53, had spent the previous year publishing stories about allegations of corruption involving Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his closest allies. She had exposed that Mr Muscat's wife Michelle, as well as his energy minister and the government's chief-of-staff, held companies in Panama by looking into the 2016 document leak.

World This Texas worker stole $1.2 million in fajitas in 'bizzare' scheme
Author: 0 This Texas worker stole $1.2 million in fajitas in 'bizzare' scheme

The district attorney's office began investigating and discovered purchase orders totaling more than $1.2 million in fajitas, with each order ranging between $2,500 to $30,000, according to the report. Gilberto Escaramilla was sacked from his Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department job in August. At the point when a conveyance driver from Labatt Food Service called the workplace of the detainment focus August 7 to drop off the fajitas, a confounded secretary told the man the confinement ...

World 'Teething problems' for new GWR train to Wales
Author: 0 'Teething problems' for new GWR train to Wales

But it soon got worse when the air conditioning had to be turned off after water leaked on a passenger's laptop and damaged it. Delays, leaky ceilings and broken doors plagued the launch of Great Western Railway's ( GWR ) new fleet of trains.

Author: 0 US Supreme Court to review Microsoft email privacy case

With so many U.S. tech companies serving foreign countries, a ruling would have a global impact. The full 2nd Circuit split on whether to rehear the case. "It puts everyone's emails at risk - if the USA government can unilaterally use a warrant to seize emails outside the United States, what's to stop other governments from acting unilaterally to seize emails stored inside the United States?" The Justice Department, on the other hand, worries that companies would be able to deprive the ...

World NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision
Author: 0 NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision

JOHN THUNE says @realDonaldTrump should continue #CSR payments for insurance: "I hope the president will continue to make those payments". It puts health coverage for over 6 million Americans at risk. Hospitals, doctors, health insurers, state insurance commissioners and patient advocates decried Trump's move, saying consumers will ultimately pay the price.

World Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River
Author: 0 Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River

Over 500,000 members of the Rohingya minority have fled to Bangladesh since the start of an operation the United Nations has described as "ethnic cleansing". The deputy director of the department said in a statement that the majority of Rohingya refugees reported that they lost one or both parents to the violence they were subjected to by police and army personnel in Myanmar.

Author: 0 Barack Obama chooses artist Kehinde Wiley to produce official presidential portrait

Having made the name for himself after painting portraits of LL Cool J , Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G., Wiley now will add the biggest name in his collection yet. "I've done several studies in the past, I've sort of worked out different strategies about how that would be, but it's a very curious possibility", he told the BBC at the time.

World Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
Author: 0 Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

He told the judge at Fort Bragg, North Carolina that he now understands that what he did caused others to search for him. Bergdahl's punishment will be determined after the judge holds a sentencing hearing, which is expected to start next week.

World Jacob Zuma conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Imo
Author: 0 Jacob Zuma conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Imo

We don't have them anywhere in Nigeria and now we have the statue of President Jacob Zuma . Lanre Suraj, CSNAC's Chairman, said in a statement on Sunday the honour bestowed on Mr. Zuma also has been accused of giving political influence to the Guptas, an Indian family with a business empire in South Africa that has close ties to Zuma's family.