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World Three dead in ammonia leak at hockey arena in Fernie, BC
Author: 0 Three dead in ammonia leak at hockey arena in Fernie, BC

A worker at the city-owned arena discovered a problem around 5 a.m. Tuesday and an outside group of refrigeration experts were then called in while the facility was closed to the public, according to Mayor Mary Giuliano. Officials have not said if other people were inside the facility at the time of the gas leak. Ammonia is used as a refrigerant for ice arenas and other large refrigeration systems.

World Thousand Catalans Gathered for a New Pro-separation Protest
Author: 0 Thousand Catalans Gathered for a New Pro-separation Protest

Spain's top court has officially ruled that Catalonia's disputed independence referendum was illegal because a regional law that backed it was against Spain's constitution. Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez are now behind bars in Spain as the fight for freedom continues in Catalunya. Protesters are gathering for a fresh round of demonstrations in Barcelona to demand the release of two leaders of Catalonia's pro-independence movement who were jailed in a sedition probe.

World Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees country after threats
Author: 0 Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees country after threats

Opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew from the rerun on October 10, citing the commission's failure to agree to reforms, including changes to its staff and systems to ensure a credible vote. "It is not too late to save our country from this crisis". "This election as planned can not meet the basic expectations of a credible election", said Akombe."Not when the staff are getting last minute instructions on changes in technology and electronic transmission of results".

World Bomb kills six policemen in Quetta
Author: 0 Bomb kills six policemen in Quetta

The nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained but the officials suspect that the explosion was aimed at the police vehicle. "The war against terrorism is not over". The injured officers were being treated and some of them were in a critical condition, said doctor Mohamed Farooq at the Quetta Civil Hospital. He added: "These cowardly attacks will not hinder our security forces in executing their duties".

World BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth to stay
Author: 0 BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth to stay

The court had earlier sought the BCCI's stand on the plea by the cricketer, challenging the ban following the 2013 Indian Premier League-6 spot-fixing scandal. On Tuesday, in an oral order, a two-judge division bench, comprising Justices Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan, ruled that a writ court could only scrutinise if the BCCI's investigation process was fair, but could not challenge the merits of the punishment.

World Las Vegas Security Guard Jesus Campos Now Missing
Author: 0 Las Vegas Security Guard Jesus Campos Now Missing

Campos was gone", Hickey said on Thursday. Mandalay Bay maintenance worker Stephen Schuck described last week on NBC's Today show seeing Campos in the hallway while both were pinned down by gunfire. According to the original timeline, Campos disrupted Stephen Paddock's plan for the massacre, forcing him into committing suicide when a wounded Campos alerted police to Paddock's location.

World Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies
Author: 0 Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the trucker who was contracted to transport water was the first firefighting worker to die because of the wildfires. The wildfires are California's deadliest on record, surpassing the Griffith Park fire of 1933 in Los Angeles, which had 29 fatalities. The county received almost 2,000 reports of people missing, but most of the people have been located.

World Missouri appeals court overturns $72M talcum powder verdict
Author: 0 Missouri appeals court overturns $72M talcum powder verdict

Supreme Court decision in June that imposed limits on where injury lawsuits can be filed. More than 1,000 others have filed similar lawsuits in St. Lawyers for Fox's family say the Alabama resident died in 2015 at age of 62 after using J&J's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for more than 35 years.

World U.S. and Japanese Officials Arrive in Seoul for Talks on N.Korea
Author: 0 U.S. and Japanese Officials Arrive in Seoul for Talks on N.Korea

Choe Kang-il, deputy director general for North American affairs at North Korea's foreign ministry, attended a security conference in Switzerland for three days from September eleventh, a week after the North's sixth nuclear test. and South Korea , as well as via cooperation with China and Russian Federation. Trump will also stop in Hawaii. "The president's travel will underscore his commitment to longstanding United States alliances and partnerships, and reaffirm United States leadership ...

World Passengers of AirAsia flight that plunged 20000 feet describe terror
Author: 0 Passengers of AirAsia flight that plunged 20000 feet describe terror

This made all the passengers panic and even the cabin crew were in the same stage who were unable to explain what happened, to the passengers. "Then everyone panicked", Mark Bailey said. Passengers described what felt like an explosion on board followed by "washing machine"-like shaking that lasted about 90 minutes". The June AirAsia incident, in which the plane shook noisily and violently, prompted criticism by the Australian and International Pilots Association of the crew's reaction.

Author: 0 Republican Senator Paul threatens 'no' vote on budget plan

That vote is likely to be close, but key GOP moderates such as Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have signaled support. "You can not do permanent tax reform without loophole closing", Corker told reporters recently comparing lawmakers' efforts to cut back on popular deductions to trying to get kids to choose between vegetables and dessert.

World Brisbane baby 'slashed in face by grandma'
Author: 0 Brisbane baby 'slashed in face by grandma'

A Queensland grandmother has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly slashing her baby grandson in the face with a large knife, leaving him fighting for life. "The mother found the child in a distressed state with injuries to his face", Inspector Daniel Bragg told reporters. Insp Bragg said paramedics who were called to the home at Ridgeway Street at The Gap, as well as the first police officer on the scene, were visibly upset.

World China's ruling Communist Party kicks off key congress
Author: 0 China's ruling Communist Party kicks off key congress

Xi's comments come as part of his "work report" speech that officially opens the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party . The once-in-a-five-year Congress, which will conclude on October 24, will see Ji Xinping establishing a firm grip over the country's all powerful Communist party.

Author: 0 Israel approves building plans for 31 settler homes in West Bank's Hebron

Assaf told Voice of Palestine radio on Tuesday that the latest settlement plans, both in Jerusalem and in Hebron, are the most unsafe since the administration of US President Donald Trump took office and appointed advisers who support the illegal settlements and this and gave Israel the green light to proceed with its settlement projects.

World Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for'
Author: 0 Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for'

When a reporter asked why it took Trump 12 days to acknowledge the death of the four USA fighters on Monday, he said he wrote letters and planned to call the families "at some point". All I can do - all I can do is ask my generals. On Monday, Trump said he'd written letters that hadn't yet been mailed; his aides they had been awaiting information on the soldiers before proceeding.

World SNU Slips Out of Top 10 in Asian University Rankings
Author: 0 SNU Slips Out of Top 10 in Asian University Rankings

This is a reflection of the excellent work being done by the faculty and students of the institute". The university has scored 21.4 in academic reputation parameter as compared to IIT Bombay, which has scored the highest among Indian institutions at 88.1.

World Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Phones Reporter, Unsolicited, to Go off on Trump
Author: 0 Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Phones Reporter, Unsolicited, to Go off on Trump

Bush ... and everything else. " Last month, he said it was "comical" that Trump was rescinding the Golden State Warriors' invitation to visit the White House when the National Basketball Association champions had previously announced that they would not be visiting, and said that America was an " embarrassment to the world " with Trump in the White House".

World Northam's lead over Gillespie drops to 4%
Author: 0 Northam's lead over Gillespie drops to 4%

Three percent of voters polled in the survey chose Libertarian Cliff Hyra, and 5 percent said they were undecided . The percentage difference falls within the poll's margin of error of plus-or-minus 4.2 percent. Northam also lost the edge in Central Virginia with support from 47 percent of likely voters choosing Gillespie while 44 percent opted for Northam.

World Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS: Here They Are
Author: 0 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS: Here They Are

The Cayman is priced from £59,866, while the Boxster is a smidge more at £61,727. That means they deliver 365 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque (309 lb-ft with manual transmission), allowing them to go zero-to-62 miles per hour (0-100 km/h) in 4.1 seconds when equipped with the PDK and Sport Chrono Package.

World Everett man accused of drowning boy and dumping his body in bin
Author: 0 Everett man accused of drowning boy and dumping his body in bin

However, the child's body was uncovered hours later close to the complex where he lived, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office revealed. In an earlier Facebook post on Monday from the sheriff's office, they mentioned that he was mildly autistic and was last seen around his home on Monday at 2:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump Slams Clinton For Defending NFL Anthem Kneeler

BAITING HER: 'Hillary, please run again! Clinton vowed to "continue to speak out" against Donald Trump, adding she would still be "raising money and support for candidates and causes that I believe in... She said she regularly goes after the president both online and off. I go on Twitter. I would like to ask Trump voters this question: If you wanted change, why did you vote for someone with no governing and no foreign or domestic policy experience? I, you know, try to call him out on some ...

Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller's team talks to Spicer

The interview with President Trump's former top aide lasted most of the day, Politico reported Tuesday, citing multiple sources familiar with the meeting. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was brought in to investigate whether Russian Federation interfered with the presidential election. Mueller's team wants to know whether Spicer knew of Trump's plan to fire Comey, which happened days later, on May 9.

World US Senators Reach Accord on Health Law Changes, with Trump's Support
Author: 0 US Senators Reach Accord on Health Law Changes, with Trump's Support

The deal would reinstate federal payments to insurers that Trump cut off last week, offering millions of Americans some relief from rising premiums and shaky insurance markets. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was non-committal about the Alexander-Murray deal Thursday and the office of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) did not immediately comment.

World Taj Mahal built by traitors, is blot on Indian culture: BJP lawmaker
Author: 0 Taj Mahal built by traitors, is blot on Indian culture: BJP lawmaker

In an attempt to douse the raging controversy over Taj Mahal Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that he would be visiting Agra next week to review tourism schemes there saying it is immaterial as who built this historic monument. Last month he had said that Taj Mahal did not reflect Indian culture and ordered the foreign dignitaries should be presented a copy of Bhagvad Gita instead of replicas of the monument - as was done earlier.

World Rand Paul Hits Senate Budget Over Deficit
Author: 0 Rand Paul Hits Senate Budget Over Deficit

Rand Paul, R-Ky., supported Tuesday's procedural motion, but indicated on Twitter that he does not yet support the actual budget because he wants it to include further spending cuts. Final spending numbers for the year are expected to be negotiated between congressional Republicans, Democrats and the White House ahead of a December 8 funding deadline.

World Senior RSS worker shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Ludhiana
Author: 0 Senior RSS worker shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Ludhiana

This, even as the modus operandi in the killings of eight religious or right-wing leaders in less than two years has remained similar and apparently linked. The incident happened in the Kailash Nagar area when Gosain was returning after attending a RSS shakha. Former BJP minister Manoranjan Kalia commented, "Assailants continue to kill people and the situation is going from bad to worse".

World Hero Las Vegas security guard 'vanished' after dodging news media
Author: 0 Hero Las Vegas security guard 'vanished' after dodging news media

David Hickey, president of the Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America union, said it had been four days since he last saw Jesus Campos. Hickey revealed he was with Campos on Thursday, coordinating a series of interviews that the guard was scheduled to give about the attack.

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Author: 0 "Stop On Red", theme for School Bus Safety Week

Sini, police commissioner of Suffolk County, New York. Wichita police were out in force Tuesday morning as part of National School Bus Safety Week . Always remember, when a school bus stops with the stop sign or stop arm out, all drivers must stop. With a team of highly-trained drivers and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and ...

Author: 0 Maine's business climate has improved slightly under LePage, Tax watchdog says

The index takes into account a total of more than 100 variables in categories for individual and corporate income taxes, property and sales taxes and unemployment insurance. Some business groups called on Cuomo and the legislature Tuesday to do more to reduce business costs. They also said a reduction in the capital stock tax rate, from 0.125 to 0.1 percent, could eventually improve the state's property tax ranking.

World Nnamdi Kanu absent in Court as Co-Defendants appear
Author: 0 Nnamdi Kanu absent in Court as Co-Defendants appear

The court maintained the trio who stood surety for the IPOB leader, must produce him for continuation of his trial, or face jail term/forfeiture of their bail bond. Ifeanyi Ejiofor , Kanu's lawyer, told the Federal High Court that his client has been missing since government troops raided his home on September 11.

World Champions League: Tottenham draw with Real Madrid, Liverpool win big
Author: 0 Champions League: Tottenham draw with Real Madrid, Liverpool win big

In the 19th minute, Kane nearly put Spurs ahead against the run of play with a powerful header from a corner that was brilliantly palmed over the bar by Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas . While Dele Alli serves the final game of his three-match Champions League suspension, Gareth Bale misses the reunion with his former club and remains on the sidelines due to injury.

Author: 0 From Mistress to Powerbroker, Callista Gingrich Confirmed as Vatican Ambassador

Ambassador to the Vatican. Also joining the 70-23 approval Monday were Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Al Franken of Minnesota. She had said that immigration and protecting the environment are both issues that the Trump administration is taking seriously, although taking a different approach from the previous administration.

World Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges
Author: 0 Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges

Violence erupted August 25 between Rohingya and Myanmar's military in Rakhine state, when a group of Rohingya militants attacked dozens of police posts and an army base in what militants said was an effort to protect members of their ethnic minority from persecution.

World New fire, mandatory evacuations in Santa Cruz mountains in Boulder Creek
Author: 0 New fire, mandatory evacuations in Santa Cruz mountains in Boulder Creek

Jim Ross. One firefighter has already been injured in the battle, as NBC Bay Area tells us , injuring a wrist and suffering facial lacerations after falling into a ravine. That person had to be taken out from battling the fire due to smoke inhalation. About 250 Cal Fire firefighters are working the area. At least 100 homes are threatened and one structure has been destroyed.

World Trump's latest travel ban order blocked
Author: 0 Trump's latest travel ban order blocked

Constitution. "The ban , like its predecessors, delivers on the President's longstanding promise to exclude Muslims from the United States, striking at the very core of our Nation's founding values of religious freedom and equality", those suing in a separate case in federal court in Maryland wrote.

World Even Trump's Delegates Think His NAFTA Demands Are Ridiculous
Author: 0 Even Trump's Delegates Think His NAFTA Demands Are Ridiculous

The Trump administration's proposals to reshape the North American Free Trade Agreement to help shrink USA trade deficits have clouded the talks to modernize the 23-year pact, leaving some participants and analysts wondering how an impasse can be avoided.

World GM to be the first to test self-driving cars in NYC
Author: 0 GM to be the first to test self-driving cars in NYC

The vehicle will join Cruise's testing fleets in San Francisco, metropolitan Phoenix and Detroit. In this first trial in Manhattan, all of GM's test cars will have people inside the vehicle- an engineer who will sit in the driver's seat, plus a second person in the passenger seat.

World Gaza unity deal at risk: Hamas
Author: 0 Gaza unity deal at risk: Hamas

In ongoing negotiations in Cairo, capital of Egypt , last week, Hamas and Fatah delegations signed a "settlement agreement" that ended divide in Palestine. "If you give them a week without Israel, the PA would implode because Hamas would take over as it did in the Gaza Strip". Egyptian media reported that Hamas had agreed to hand over control of the Rafah border crossing to both Palestinian Authority security forces and European Union monitors as per a 2005 agreement with Israel.

World Cow on the Loose in Prospect Park, Police Say
Author: 0 Cow on the Loose in Prospect Park, Police Say

A large crowd gathered to watch officials attempt to corral the animal. Its remains unclear where the cow came from or how it got to the NY borough. local time. No one knows for sure how the bull got loose in the first place or where it came from. Amusing the internet and likely bewildering many of New York City's residents, live footage showed a cow on the lam Tuesday in the Brooklyn area.

World Two Chinese nationals indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation
Author: 0 Two Chinese nationals indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation

The indictment is one of two nationwide involving separate defendants accused of related charges involving massive shipments of deadly drugs sold on the Internet and sent to buyers through the mail, the U.S. Several deaths and serious illness have been tied directly to the alleged ring, USA authorities said. While China and the United States do not have an extradition treaty, Rosenstein said the Justice Department is "working closely with our colleagues in China and other countries to stem ...

World Possible shooter reported at Howard U, campus sweep underway
Author: 0 Possible shooter reported at Howard U, campus sweep underway

Students at Howard University are being asked to shelter in place. Howard students told News4 they're anxious. The school's Administration Building, which is located on the 2400 block of Sixth St. At around 12.20pm, the Metropolitan Police Department tweeted: 'We're on the scene for the report of an active shooter. Students and staff are being told to shelter in place until further notification.

World Twitter account tied to 'the Mooch' publishes Holocaust poll
Author: 0 Twitter account tied to 'the Mooch' publishes Holocaust poll

Laifer also received publicity in 2007 when he made it his mission to raise as much money as possible for malaria research. After retweeting posts about an Anne Frank Halloween costume asking for readers "thoughts?" on the topic, the Scaramucci Post launched a new poll, asking for feedback on "how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust? ".

World Mob sets house of slain PDP worker on fire
Author: 0 Mob sets house of slain PDP worker on fire

Showkat, who had joined the militancy in October past year, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Tranz area of Shopian district today. SSP Shopian , AS Dinkar said that Showkat Kumarwas shot dead by his own associates at Imam Sahab Shopian after they had an argument over the shooting of the PDP activist Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh (50) near his residence at Huomhuna, Imamsahab at around 8:05 pm.

World Long-buried Roman theater discovered in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Long-buried Roman theater discovered in Jerusalem

Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of the Western Wall unseen for 1,700 years, as well as an ancient Roman theater, the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) announced on Monday.

Author: 0 During takeoff in Spain injured, pilot was killed

An F-18 fighter jet crashed during takeoff on the outskirts of Madrid , in the Torrejon military base, Spanish Defense Ministry announced Tuesday. "The pilot of the airplane has died as a outcome of the accident, which happened during take-off", the Spanish defence ministry tweeted.

World Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq
Author: 0 Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq

Experts believe that the conflict over Iraqi Kurdistan's secession from Iraq has more concrete effects on oil prices across the globe, a Farsi report by Tasmin News Agency says. And though the US has hardened its stance against Iran, there's still "high uncertainty" over whether it'll reimpose sanctions curbing the Middle East country's crude supply.

World Dhanteras special and why our culture celebrates
Author: 0 Dhanteras special and why our culture celebrates

Thankfully, the high prices of gold shouldn't be a concern as buying gold or investing in it has become quite easy now. "A good monsoon and stable gold prices are definitely encouraging consumers to make token purchases for the auspicious festival".