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World Trump denies disrespecting grieving family
Author: 0 Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

La David T. Johnson, one of four soldiers killed in Niger after an ambush on October 4, and listening by speakerphone when Trump called to offer condolences on Tuesday. "He took. time to make a call to express his condolences to thank the family for this individual's service". That was the message from the White House on Wednesday after the father of a slain U.S.

World Flying Insect Numbers Fall by 75 Percent, Threatening 'Ecological Armageddon'
Author: 0 Flying Insect Numbers Fall by 75 Percent, Threatening 'Ecological Armageddon'

The researchers based their findings on measurements of the mass of insects caught in traps installed in 63 locations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Brandenburg and Rhineland-Palatinate over the course of the past 27 years. Scientists believe the fact the declines were recorded in well-managed nature reserves makes the results even more troubling, as numbers outside them, where wildlife has less or no protection, are likely to be even worse.

Author: 0 Taliban attack almost wipes out Afghan army camp

Twin attacks launched by the Taliban at an army base in southern Afghanistan have killed dozens of soldiers, Afghan officials said on Thursday 19 October. US President Donald Trump vowed earlier this year to stay the course in Afghanistan, America's longest war. The Taliban have been waging an insurgency for a decade and a half in an attempt to overthrow the government in Kabul.

World OPEC's Barkindo says balanced oil market is in sight
Author: 0 OPEC's Barkindo says balanced oil market is in sight

It is feared that shale producers in the USA, many of which see the $60/b mark as a key level for profitable output, would ramp up production at prices above this level and create a glut in the market . "This positivity is underscored by recent data", he added. U.S. President Donald Trump last week refused to certify Iran's compliance with a nuclear deal, leaving Congress 60 days to decide further action against Tehran.

World Sunny, 70s in Oklahoma City Wednesday and Thursday
Author: 0 Sunny, 70s in Oklahoma City Wednesday and Thursday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. A 30% chance for a few isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. Thursday night: Showers. Low around 46. Low: 48. High: 72. Wind: N 15-20 miles per hour. Friday, October 20: High: mid-50s. Wind: N 10-15 miles per hour.

World Polestar unveils their first auto as an independent company
Author: 0 Polestar unveils their first auto as an independent company

But since the Concept Coupe arrived, Volvo has bought up Polestar and decided it will build standalone cars, and that a Polestar take on the Concept Coupe was the way to go. "All future cars from Polestar will be electric performance vehicles, but the Polestar 1 bridges today's technology with the future, offering the ideal drivetrain for a grand touring coupe that's likely to be used over longer distances as well as shorter, faster, enjoyable journeys".

World Impressive start leads Maple Leafs past Red Wings
Author: 0 Impressive start leads Maple Leafs past Red Wings

We used everybody last night; had a four-line rotation, so that helped us as well because they were fresher than they might've been. Babcock acknowledged his good fortune in working with so numerous biggest names in the game, starting with his first job in Anaheim, through Detroit with Pavel Datsyuk , Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg , his Olympic and World Cup duties and now to the Leafs with Marleau's arrival.

Author: 0 StanChart closed accounts linked to S.Africa's Gupta family in 2014

While Zuma , pictured left , and the Gupta family deny allegations of wrongdoing, the case has already caused the collapse of the British PR firm Bell Pottinger, founded by Tim Bell (Lord Bell), who advised former United Kingdom prime minister the late Margaret Thatcher on media relations.

Author: 0 NAB court indicts Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar in Avenfield reference

After the probe, it disqualified him and ordered the NAB to investigate and conduct a trial. The Sharifs have called the corruption proceedings against them a conspiracy, hinting at intervention by the powerful military, but opponents have hailed it as a rare example of the rich and powerful being held accountable.

World Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials
Author: 0 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials

KRG Peshmerga forces deployed into Kirkuk in 2014 when Iraqi government forces fell apart in the face of an offensive by Islamic State insurgents, preventing the oilfields from falling into jihadist hands. "It's not a military operation but the redeployment of forces to all areas to enforce the law", Rasool told Agence France-presse. If the Iraqis regain control over important Kurdish oil fields , however, it can cause problems regarding Kurdistan's ability to pay for the oil, and thus for ...

World Chase to buy WePay in move to compete with Square, Stripe
Author: 0 Chase to buy WePay in move to compete with Square, Stripe

In what will be the bank's first major financial technology acquisition , J.P. Morgan agreed to buy WePay. WePay, with approximately 200 employees, had previously raised $74 million from venture capitalists, and its investors valued the company at $220 million in a 2015 financing, the Wall Street Journal reported.

World Donald Trump denies insulting widow of dead American soldier
Author: 0 Donald Trump denies insulting widow of dead American soldier

The Florida lawmaker said she was in a auto with Johnson's widow, Myeshia, to meet the body in Miami when the president called her. She is a mother to Johnson's surviving 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter. Bush - saddled with far more combat casualties than the roughly two dozen so far under Trump, took painstaking steps to write , call or meet bereaved military families.

World Commercial fishermen missing off Australia
Author: 0 Commercial fishermen missing off Australia

The vessel flipped and sunk near Middle Island, north of the town of 1770. But authorities warn they could be forced to land again as bad weather continues to hit the region. Ruben McDornan, the sole known survivor, has been helping authorities piece together what happened. He has stayed in 1770, where roads have been flooded by the intense downpour, trying to help searchers pinpoint the location where the trawler capsized.

World Gold Star widow: I wish Trump had called me
Author: 0 Gold Star widow: I wish Trump had called me

Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, died of wounds received while supporting a military operation called Freedom's Sentinel on Saturday, June 10, in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province. He received a condolence letter from the White House - that's it. But Baldridge hasn't gotten it, which means it may well not have been sent until the Post made inquiries.

World Judge orders government to allow detained teen immigrant's abortion
Author: 0 Judge orders government to allow detained teen immigrant's abortion

In court filings, the government said it has "strong and constitutionally legitimate interests in promoting childbirth, in refusing to facilitate abortion, and in not providing incentives for pregnant minors to illegally cross the border to obtain elective abortions while in federal custody".

World Mnuchin claims cutting taxes for the wealthy is hard
Author: 0 Mnuchin claims cutting taxes for the wealthy is hard

But Mnuchin is wrong that it would be hard to devise a tax plan that doesn't make up for lost revenue with higher marginal rates for the wealthy. Trump rolled out three or four different tax plans over the course of the campaign, and they all involved huge tax cuts for the rich.

Author: 0 McCain Should 'Be Careful' Because 'I Fight Back'

Biden, along with a host of academics, politicians and business people, recalled McCain's more than two decades of military service, his time in a prisoner of war camp in Hanoi, Vietnam, and his long career as a statesman. "I like people who weren't captured". Asked by AFP what he made of the president's latest missive, Mr McCain shrugged the matter off. Both Trump and McCain won re-election, but their feud continued, with the Arizona senator casting a deciding vote against the Republican ...

World Karachi to host four PSL matches
Author: 0 Karachi to host four PSL matches

All the players of PSL will be warmly welcomed by the people of Sindh. Sethi informed the chief minister the National Stadium will be renovated for the matches with the assistance of National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK). "Since the Karachi stadium needed renovation, we had to wait". The PCB Chief was the prime mover for bringing back worldwide cricket in Pakistan as he was determined to host the finals of the Pakistan Super League at Lahore.

World Russian Federation socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid
Author: 0 Russian Federation socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

She is the daughter of Anatoly Sobchak , the former mayor of St. Petersburg, who picked now-President Vladimir Putin as his deputy in the 1990s. Sobchak attempted to bring the protest message to the masses through a discussion show she hosted on Russian MTV, but it was pulled after one episode when Sobchak tried to invite on Navalny.

World Poll displays tied Alabama senate contention
Author: 0 Poll displays tied Alabama senate contention

Moore could be referring to a section of U.S. Code stipulating that during the national anthem, members of the military should salute, and "all other persons present should face the flag and stand at attention with their right hand over the heart, and men not in uniform, if applicable, should remove their headdress with their right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart".

World Mississippi School To Be Renamed After Barack Obama
Author: 0 Mississippi School To Be Renamed After Barack Obama

There are two other elementary schools in the district that are named after Confederate leaders, but the school district did not immediately respond to TPM's requests for comment on the status of those schools' names. "Every generation has a right to choose how it represents itself", Jake McGraw, public policy coordinator the University of Mississippi's William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, told NBC News.

World Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services
Author: 0 Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

Recently, liberal Minister of Justice Stephanie Vallee proposed amendments to the bill at the National Assembly. The ban will be in force across municipal services, such as public transit. "As long as the service is being rendered, the face should be uncovered", said Vallée. Bill 62 could go to a vote as early as Tuesday. "It seems like it's a made-up solution to an invented problem".

World CMPD takes part in nationwide operation to combat human trafficking
Author: 0 CMPD takes part in nationwide operation to combat human trafficking

The FBI said that she and a five-year-old girl were recovered in Denver on October 13 after a family friend offered them to an undercover officer for sexual purposes for $600. Worldwide partners from the United Kingdom, Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines participated. "So, part of my responsibility is making sure that I first and foremost provide really good crisis intervention, that we're providing needs assessments, that kind of doing psychosocial assessments trying to figure out what ...

World Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl
Author: 0 Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl

People living below the poverty line are entitled to subsidised grains under National Food Security Act. During his visit to Simdega on Tuesday, Das said that he was struck with profound grief hearing about the incident as he announced immediate relief of Rs 50,000 to the kin of the deceased child.

World 46% think media make up stories about Trump
Author: 0 46% think media make up stories about Trump

The poll - which was released in a story Wednesday by POLITICO - found that only 37% of voters say the major media outlets don't make up stories about Trump; another 17% were undecided. More Trump voters and Republicans would like to see the federal government with that power, but not enough to make a majority. Amid Trump's repeated attacks on various publications and journalists writ large, many already rigorous national news organizations have become increasingly sensitive in rare ...

World Turkey-US visa talks were positive, foreign ministry sources say
Author: 0 Turkey-US visa talks were positive, foreign ministry sources say

A delegation from the United States is visiting Turkey in an attempt to fix diplomatic ties between the two countries after they stopped issuing visas to each other's citizens this month. " We will cooperate if their demands meet the rules of our constitution but we will not succumb to impositions and we will reject any conditions that we can not meet", Cavusoglu told a news conference.

World Trump And Bannon Just Finally Exposed It!
Author: 0 Trump And Bannon Just Finally Exposed It!

Bannon has vowed to back primary challenges to Senate Republicans who oppose Trump. When asked Monday following the lunch meeting about Bannon's efforts, Trump said some of the people Bannon is looking at are "great people". "Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!" "I've been pretty candid with him and all of you that I'm not a fan of the daily tweets", he said earlier this year.

World Sessions: I Don't Know If Preemptive Trump Pardons Would Be Appropriate
Author: 0 Sessions: I Don't Know If Preemptive Trump Pardons Would Be Appropriate

Mueller has been investigating potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Democrats have made it clear they will once again press him for answers about his conversations with Trump and Comey in the days before Trump dismissed the Federal Bureau of Investigation director in May.

World Trump, Modi committed to build an ambitious partnership, says Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 Trump, Modi committed to build an ambitious partnership, says Rex Tillerson

The proposals forward by the USA include sale of Guardian UAVs, aircraft carrier technologies, the future vertical-lift programme, and F-18 and F-16 fighter aircraft. In July, Tillerson said, he signed the designation of Hizbul Mujhaideen as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation because the United States and India stand shoulder-to-shoulder against terrorism.

World Pakistani cleric arrested in social media star's murder
Author: 0 Pakistani cleric arrested in social media star's murder

The judge later rejected the application for an extension in the cleric's pre-arrest bail. His trial is underway in a Multan court. The hearing was adjourned due to absence of lawyer. Soon after, raids have been conducted to arrest Mufti Qavi. Her younger brother, Waseem, confessed to police that he had killed Qandeel for disgracing family's honour.

World BJP's Dhumal to contest but suspense on CM candidate prevails
Author: 0 BJP's Dhumal to contest but suspense on CM candidate prevails

Summary: The BJP has not named its chief ministerial candidate.The BJP Central Election Committee had met last week to finalise their candidates in the state. The filing of nomination is scheduled to begin on October 16 and conclude on October 23. The list has six women candidates, including Shraveen Chaudahry, a two-time Cabinet minister, who belongs to the OBC community.

World Smriti Irani Targets Rahul Gandhi Over Report On Robert Vadra
Author: 0 Smriti Irani Targets Rahul Gandhi Over Report On Robert Vadra

After looking into the emails of the two, Bhandari and Vadra , the I-T department traced that the former renovated the property for Vadra in London in August 2012. "If the state government has not paid for these trips even partially, it is deemed to be a gift to that constitutional position holder", said Singhvi.

World Mexico and Canada Reject US Nafta Demands as Talks Wrap Up
Author: 0 Mexico and Canada Reject US Nafta Demands as Talks Wrap Up

Since 2005, the three countries have also made strides on economic and security co-operation, through the North American Leaders Summit which began under former president George W. 'We know that just between the United States and Mexico, that bilateral trade supports five million jobs. The government has frequently reminded the USA that 35 states and nine million American jobs depend on trade with Canada.

World Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park
Author: 0 Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park

The number of victims has not yet been confirmed, although CNN reported that five people were shot at Emmorton Business Park. A modified lockdown is in effect at Edgewood High, Edgewood Middle, Deerfield Elementary, Edgewood Elementary and William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary schools.

World Asia Cup: India,South Korea manage 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Asia Cup: India,South Korea manage 1-1 draw

Striker Gurjant Singh saved the day with a last minute equaliser as India eked out a fighting 1-1 draw against Korea in its first Super 4 stage match of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Tuesday. With this match India has shared points each with Korea in Super 4s.In previous match of Super 4s Malaysia beat Pakistan 3-2. Meanwhile, the Indian defence stayed resolute in their circle to deny their feisty opponents a lead.

World K'taka Assembly speaker proposes gold biscuits as memento for all members
Author: 0 K'taka Assembly speaker proposes gold biscuits as memento for all members

According to an India Today report, the proposal was sent by speaker KB Koliwad to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , who is also the finance minister of Karnataka. Built in a "Neo-Dravidian" style of architecture, Vidhana Soudha is spread over 60 acres and houses the Legislative Assembly and Council chambers, along with the offices of chief minister, prominent ministers, and senior government officers.

Author: 0 Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a one year low of $20.02 and a one year high of $27.14. More recent Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Cabot Oil & Gas ( COG ) Settles Lawsuit With Dimock Families" on October 03, 2017.

World Ex-Hurricane Ophelia and those unusual skies
Author: 0 Ex-Hurricane Ophelia and those unusual skies

A plane flies past the Shard in central London, as the sky takes on an unusual orange color caused by Ophelia on Monday Oct. 16, 2017. The particulates from the smoke and dust led to the orange and red skies through a process called Rayleigh scattering - named for British scientist Lord Rayleigh.

Author: 0 George Soros transfers 80 percent of wealth to his foundation

Open Society received Dollars 18 billion from 87-year-old Soros, a big donor to the Democratic Party in the United States, a spokeswoman for the Foundation told AFP. Soros, who lived through the Nazi occupation in his native Hungary, later fled communist rule in the country and eventually immigrated to the United States.

World Pizza Hut Reveals System Hack After Two Whole Weeks To Customers
Author: 0 Pizza Hut Reveals System Hack After Two Whole Weeks To Customers

Customers used Twitter to complain about the delayed notification, as well as reporting fraudulent card transactions. The fact that the pizza chain didn't go public but informed customers by email that they have been financially compromised didn't go down well with them especially the fact that they were informed so late about it.

Author: 0 Trump asks whether James Comey was truthful about Clinton probe

That's two full months before Clinton was actually interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, which happened less than a week after the now-infamous "tarmac meeting" between President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

World European Commission Condemns Killing of Maltese Journalist
Author: 0 European Commission Condemns Killing of Maltese Journalist

Muscat also said she had written on her blog about receiving threats "from people in the opposition" over the last month, but that he could not verify the claim. The journalist posted her final blog on her Running Commentary website at 2.35 p.m. on Monday, and the explosion, which occurred near her home, was reported to police just after 3 p.m.

World Cheerleaders under fire after 'racist' chanting video emerges
Author: 0 Cheerleaders under fire after 'racist' chanting video emerges

The probe comes after school administrators became aware of the footage after the 10 second video began making the rounds on social media. - 7 (@WarriorTy7) October 16, 2017School officials respond to Weber High School cheerleaders racist video: 'They're just children'.

Author: 0 Khamenei urges European Union to stand against USA on nuclear deal issue

Why do you have missiles yourselves? Slamming Trump's speech as a "rehash of baseless and worn-out accusations", the president said the Iranian nation's internal unity and hope on the one hand, and the worldwide community's support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and cooperation with Tehran on the other hand would "force the USA administration's political authorities to withdraw and reconsider their policies".