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World Russian Federation launches four ballistic missiles
Author: 0 Russian Federation launches four ballistic missiles

Earlier this month, Russian Federation conducted exercises involving intercontinental ballistic missile launchers. The ministry stated that the Russian Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers successfully launched cruise missiles at targets placed at test grounds in Russia and in Kazakhstan, thus concluding the military exercise on a successful note.

World Kushner to join Trump on first half of Asia tour
Author: 0 Kushner to join Trump on first half of Asia tour

US President Donald Trump will skip the East Asia Summit in the Philippines on November 14 because he needs to be back in Washington on the same day, the US ambassador said. According to AP, another United States delegation will attend the EAS and reported the White House as saying that Trump will attend "some meetings related to the East Asia Summit before the gathering officially begins".

World Kerala 'Love Jihad' case: 'I will be killed anytime
Author: 0 Kerala 'Love Jihad' case: 'I will be killed anytime

After her parents approached the police alleging "love jihad", the matter reached the Kerala High Court , which annulled the marriage. Meanwhile the SC had also said that the parents of the 24-year old Hadiya can not hold her in house arrest.

World Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds
Author: 0 Iraq, Syria converge on Islamic State's last strongholds

Iraqi government forces have launched a military operation to retake the Rawa and al-Qaim districts of Anbar province from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists, Kurdish NRT News reported citing Anbar Police Commander, Hadi Kasar.

World Bombardier to cut 280 jobs in Belfast
Author: 0 Bombardier to cut 280 jobs in Belfast

Airbus' intention to acquire a 50% stake in Bombardier's C Series program is primarily for a marketing, sales and customer support role. The jobs of the 4,200 workers at Bombardier's cutting-edge Belfast wing factory have been put under threat in recent weeks by a trade dispute with US rival Boeing Co that led the United States to move to impose a potential 300% duty on Bombardier's CSeries next-generation passenger jet.

Author: 0 Barclays PLC Lowers Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Price Target to $90.00

It has outperformed by 27.03% the S&P500. While looking at past performance of a particular stock is important when speculating on its future, we must take other indicators into consideration as well. Its up 0.04, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. At ALK , there are now 592 institutional holders with a total of 109,528,150 shares. 64 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes.

World 10-Year-Old Boy Leads Police on Chase
Author: 0 10-Year-Old Boy Leads Police on Chase

Highway Patrol Sergeant Tim Hoffman said that's when at least four state troopers began joining the chase and attempted a rolling roadblock as the boy drove erratically along the turnpike with speeds reaching 100 miles per hour. State troopers blocked the boy's ability to exit the ditch and made "intentional contact" with the auto to stop the chase, police said. Troopers who took him into custody say he kicked one in the shin and spit on two others.

World WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas
Author: 0 WEATHER FORECAST: Frost advisory for northwest OH areas

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. The Weather Service has also issued a Winter Weather Advisory which will go into effect beginning at 1am and continuing until 7pm Friday night . The freeze watch will remain in effect through Saturday morning, which may kill some crops and sensitive vegetation, the report said. Friday's high temperatures are expected to reach into the low 50s before falling to freezing temperatures overnight.

World Trump cites Ivy League degree to defend image
Author: 0 Trump cites Ivy League degree to defend image

USPresident, Donald Trump on Wednesday accused media of making a bad image of him and said he was a nice student at college and is very intelligent. Trump then responded to another inaudible question. And it is on Twitter - where there is no press filter - that Trump often appears to be at his most uncivil .

World Mystery as woman who vanished 40 YEARS ago is finally found
Author: 0 Mystery as woman who vanished 40 YEARS ago is finally found

The case involved the recovery of skeletal remains in Orange County that roughly fit the profile of Flora (Florence) Stevens, the woman who was reported missing in Sullivan County in 1975. The state police specialists approached Sullivan County for help finding any relatives who could give a DNA test to conceivable distinguishing proof.

World Iraq readies for final offensive on Islamic State near Syrian border
Author: 0 Iraq readies for final offensive on Islamic State near Syrian border

That stronghold is the main border crossing between Iraq and Syria , the city of Abu Kamal in Syria, and al-Qaim within Iraq. There are about 1,500 IS fighters remaining in the area surrounding Al-Qaim, according to the USA military. ISIS's success in attracting foreign recruits might help sustain the group in the long-term, if not as a cohesive group, then as an inspiration for others, the report suggested.

Author: 0 Pope Francis Is All Starry-Eyed Wonder During Call To International Space Station

Rome time "because when you are in space, you never know" what the real time is. "But on the other hand, an interesting thing is that the more we know, the more we realize how little we know", Nespoli continued. "You see the thinness of the atmosphere, it makes you realise how fragile our existence here is". Though the Pope did ask the requisite question-what motivated them to become astronauts/cosmonauts-the conference delved quickly into deeper topics, like the crew's thoughts of humankind's ...

World Trump delays release of some 'sensitive' Kennedy assassination files
Author: 0 Trump delays release of some 'sensitive' Kennedy assassination files

The files are among the last to be released by the National Archives under a 1992 law that ordered the government to make all remaining documents pertaining to the assassination public. The classified documents holding details surrounding the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have been kept under wraps for decades until Thursday.

World Conneaut baby murder suspect spotted at a Sheetz in Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Conneaut baby murder suspect spotted at a Sheetz in Pittsburgh

Nebo Road in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, according to U.S. Marshal spokesman Pete Elliott and the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers. Gurto was wearing a camouflage jacket, black trousers and a black baseball hat. Anyone who traveled on I-79 and saw a man walking along the interstate between Neville Island Bridge and Wexford on October 25 between 4:30 and 7 p.m.is asked to contact PA Crime Stoppers at 1-800-472-8477.

World Inferno at Indonesia fireworks factory kills 47
Author: 0 Inferno at Indonesia fireworks factory kills 47

Indonesian police officers carry a dead body after an explosion at a fireworks factory at Kosambi village in Tangerang, Banten province, Indonesia October 26, 2017. She says the female staff were mostly casual workers without contracts. Orange flames and black smoke rose from the stricken building, located near a residential area.

World Rouhani says Iran to continue supporting Iraq in fight against terror
Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran to continue supporting Iraq in fight against terror

Khamenei said that he "supports the measures of the Iraqi government aimed to protect its full authority and territorial integrity". He is also in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani. "Today, we do not see any reason for continuation of disagreements and tensions between the countries of the region". "The disagreements and conflicts in the region provide conditions for the interference of others in the internal affairs of the countries of the region, so, they must work towards the ...

World Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party!
Author: 0 Only 3 TDP MLAs left in the party!

Revanth said that the latest developments in the yellow party is like doing abhishekam to Chief Minister of Telangana with milk. Though Telangana TDP president L Ramana declared that the extended meeting of TDLP at Hotel Golconda summoned by him will not be presided by Revanth Reddy, the rebel group reiterated that except Revanth no body had powers or right to address a TDLP session.

World 2 more with alleged IS links held in Kerala
Author: 0 2 more with alleged IS links held in Kerala

The police said Hamza was involved in the recruitment of operatives for the terrorist outfit. Referring to a training centre in Gulf, a police official said "He (Hamsa) worked at a Bahrain-based religious centre Al Ansar, which we suspect to be a training centre for ISIS sympathisers".

World Honolulu Women and Dogs Rescued at Sea
Author: 0 Honolulu Women and Dogs Rescued at Sea

Two American sailors and their two dogs were rescued Wednesday after surviving five months at sea in the Pacific after their sailboat's engine failed in May. Two months later, they made a decision to issue distress calls on a daily basis - with no luck. "The pride and smiles we had when we saw [the Navy] on the horizon was pure relief", said Appel.

Author: 0 United Nations blames Assad govt. for chemical attack in Syria

It has left many affected by the Khan Sheikhoun attack, in which about 80 people were killed and more than 500 injured in Idlib province, feeling abandoned by the world. "Countries that fail to do so are no better than the dictators or terrorists who use these awful weapons". The report was released two days after Russian Federation vetoed a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year the investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

World United Kingdom population to hit 70 million by 2029
Author: 0 United Kingdom population to hit 70 million by 2029

Over the next decade, 46% of United Kingdom population growth is projected to result from more births than deaths , with 54% attributed to net global migration. The study gives a fresh indication of the ageing nature of the population. Another key factor is increasing longevity, with a projected doubling in the number of Britons aged 85 or more during that period.

World NY Governor Returns To Puerto Rico
Author: 0 NY Governor Returns To Puerto Rico

This is the largest contract awarded to any company for relief efforts on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria . Hurricane Irma , the Category 5 storm that tore through the Caribbean before hitting Florida in early September, caused the loss of 753 million hours of electricity, making it the fourth-largest blackout in U.S.

World Parents charged with murder after infant found dead in baby swing
Author: 0 Parents charged with murder after infant found dead in baby swing

Court records show that crews responded to the couple's apartment in Alta Vista, IA on August 30. Cheyanne Harris, 20, and Zachary Koehn, 28 - were arrested and charged with first-degree murder and felony child endangerment on Wednesday. The death has been classified as a homicide with the cause of death ruled as failure to provide critical care. They found the couple's child, Sterling Koehn, dead in a swing.

World Congressional committees probe Puerto Rico contract award
Author: 0 Congressional committees probe Puerto Rico contract award

The hospital "is the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico", wrote Musk on Instagram, along with an image of a series of solar panels. Croix Airport, along with a team of communication experts assisting in Puerto Rico. When the contract was announced, Whitefish had only two full-time employees though it has scaled up quickly and has workers now in Puerto Rico.

World Trump to declare opioids a public health emergency
Author: 0 Trump to declare opioids a public health emergency

The administration says it will work with Congress in the budgeting process to find new money to fund addiction treatment programs. "Beyond the shocking death tolls, the shocking measure of the opioid crisis involves the families ripped apart and for many communities, a generation of loss potential and opportunity", Trump said.

Author: 0 United States border agents detain Mexican girl being rushed to hospital

An undocumented girl with cerebral palsy faces deportation from the place she's called home for almost a decade after undergoing gallbladder surgery in Texas. Democrats in Congress recently demanded the homeland security secretary rein in immigration agents making an increasing number of arrests at or near hospitals, churches and schools.

World Seminole Heights residents hold vigil for murder victims
Author: 0 Seminole Heights residents hold vigil for murder victims

Police have been swarming the Tampa neighborhood amid fears that a serial killer could be on the prowl. The shootings were linked by proximity and time frame, but police have yet to find a motive. Officers are calling this man a person of interest and have not officially called him a suspect or an eyewitness. "We're not afraid of that word - if we think that that's true, we'll be happy to say it".

World Don't have Aadhaar? You can still verify your mobile number. Here's how
Author: 0 Don't have Aadhaar? You can still verify your mobile number. Here's how

Telecom service providers have been instructed to initiate a scheme to use OTP based re-verification of mobile subscribers using SMS or IVRS or on their mobile app. A representative of industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has welcomed the order and said it would take some to implement the directions.

World Former President Bush admits grabbing woman's butt, says it was a joke
Author: 0 Former President Bush admits grabbing woman's butt, says it was a joke

According to Deadspin , actress Jordana Grolnick said the alleged incident happened in August 2016 when she was appearing in The Hunchback of Notre Dame at a me theatre, which was attended by Mr Bush and his wife, Barbara. Lind played Anna Strong, part of the Culper Ring spy association, in Turn . According to Grolnick, "We all circled around him and Barbara for a photo, and I was right next to him".

World Britain's Brexit chief in a tangle on European Union deal vote
Author: 0 Britain's Brexit chief in a tangle on European Union deal vote

But within hours, Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that she was confident a deal would be secured in time for MPs to vote before Britain leaves. "There is no reason why we can not do this in the time available. but we have to have a degree of determination to achieve that", he told members of the Exiting the European Union Committee.

World Assad should have 'no role' in Syria's future, Rex Tillerson says
Author: 0 Assad should have 'no role' in Syria's future, Rex Tillerson says

More than 330,000 people have died and millions have been driven from their homes in the conflict in Syria. Tillerson said, however, that he hopes a way to oust Assad will "emerge" as part of De Mistura's UN-mediated talks. The secretary said United States policy has not changed, but his remarks represented tougher language from an administration that had previously said Assad's fate is not a priority.

World Kashmir: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets CM Mehbooba Mufti
Author: 0 Kashmir: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets CM Mehbooba Mufti

Taking the controversy over non-declaration of holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday to the doorstep of Congress and National Conference, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Thursday said that the demand will be accepted the moment their senior leaders including Dr Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and G A Mir publicly ask for it.

World Off-duty trooper saves choking man
Author: 0 Off-duty trooper saves choking man

Palaia ran over to him and saw he was choking, so he began the Heimlich Maneuver. The victim thanked Trooper Palaia for his life-saving efforts. Palaia quickly realized that his fellow customer was choking and leaped into action, performing a Heimlich maneuver and dislodging the food blocking the man's airway.

Author: 0 U.S. imposes new sanctions on Hezbollah

Reps Ed Royce and Eliot Engel sponsored the bill, which requires the Trump administration to identify for sanctions the companies and individuals inside and outside of Iran that are the main suppliers of Tehran's ballistic missile programs.

World TfL's contactless fare system to be used in NY subway
Author: 0 TfL's contactless fare system to be used in NY subway

Starting late next year, passengers can wave cellphones or certain kinds of credit or debit cards at the turnstiles in the subway or the fareboxes on buses, like passengers do in London. "This contactless ticketing system is helping commuters all around the world and it's great that New Yorkers will benefit from the technology". MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota said the move "represents a critical step in our overall efforts at modernising the subway system and improving service for all our ...

World Russian copter with 8 people goes down in sea in Norway
Author: 0 Russian copter with 8 people goes down in sea in Norway

It plunged into the sea some 2-3 km off the island's Russian settlement, Barentsburg, having left from another settlement called Pyramiden. "We don't know if it was a controlled landing", an emergency services spokesman told AFP . At 15:35 local time (16:35 Moscow time) the center received a message saying that the helicopter disappeared. The aircraft was confirmed to have come down about 10 minutes later, rescue services said.

World Pakistan eye T20 clean sweep after ODI momentum
Author: 0 Pakistan eye T20 clean sweep after ODI momentum

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka , first T20I will be broadcast live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD. "Our focus is on the first match as it is always important to start on a high and then target the remaining matches". "Yes, Amir will be back and that adds to our weapons in bowling", said Sarfraz, who will miss T20 specialist Rumman Raees who was ruled out with an elbow injury.

World Twitter Bans Two Kremlin-Backed News Outlets From Advertising
Author: 0 Twitter Bans Two Kremlin-Backed News Outlets From Advertising

The two state-backed media companies have advertised with Twitter since 2011 and the forecast $1.9m revenue the platform has expected to have earned from them will be donated to charities supporting civic engagement. RT will still be able to run its Twitter account and tweet organically as long as they abide by the terms and conditions. Next week all three companies willsend their general counsels to testify before the Senate and House intelligence committees on how Russian Federation may have ...

World Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont warns Spain takeover will escalate crisis
Author: 0 Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont warns Spain takeover will escalate crisis

But even before it was announced, the vote was sowing division and anger in the secessionist movement, many of whose members want Puigdemont to go further and make a unilateral declaration of independence. Popular Party senator Javier Arenas said a call for new regional elections would not be enough to stop the Senate. It is not clear that an election would solve any of Spain's problems with Catalonia as polls consistently show pro-independence parties would probably win most seats again.

Author: 0 Four killed in train crash in southern Finland

The accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing near city of Raasepori, 90 kilometers (56 miles) west of the capital Helsinki, when two military vehicles were crossing the tracks on their way to a training site. A MASI military truck carrying the soldiers crashed with a rail auto at a crossing, local news report. Spokesman for Finnish rail Reima Roisko said: "A passenger train from Karis to Hanko collided with a vehicle at the level crossing".

World Pakistan poll body ends contempt case against Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan poll body ends contempt case against Imran Khan

Later, the five-member ECP bench summoned a written apology from PTI chief Imran Khan. However, the bench directed the lawyer to submit a written apology signed by Khan in the second contempt application filed against Khan for critical remarks he issued against the ECP on Sept.20 in Karachi.

World Former Bihar CM compares Rajasthan ordinance with erstwhile 'Bihar Press Bill'
Author: 0 Former Bihar CM compares Rajasthan ordinance with erstwhile 'Bihar Press Bill'

The AAP protested here on Wednesday against the Rajasthan government's Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, and said it would never allow its implementation. If no decision on the sanction is taken within this period, then the sanction is deemed to have been granted. Another major difference pointed out by Kumar between both bills is that Maharastra bill had not imposed any bars on the media, while Rajasthan government acting oddly have also ordered a gag on the media, not ...

World Prosecutor to show video of 2 more suspects in Kim's murder
Author: 0 Prosecutor to show video of 2 more suspects in Kim's murder

Prosecutors told the court the actions of Siti Aisyah and Doan showed that they meant to cause Jong Nam's death. "However at 9am, Mr Chang entered the restroom at Level 3, came out at 9.12am where he had changed into a red T-shirt, not wearing a cap and the plastic bag he carried was orange this time".

Author: 0 U.S. justice department launches investigation into SAP-Gupta dealings

Global software company SAP says that it has reported itself to U.S. authorities and taken action against three employees for multi-million rand payments made to a Gupta-linked company. CAD House is owned by President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane and businesses within the Guptas' Sahara Group. As promised in July, SAP said it would publish findings of the Baker McKenzie investigation once completed.

Author: 0 It's going to cost you more to play Mega Millions

By the way, once these changes go into effect, it'll actually be harder to win the MegaMillions jackpot than the Powerball jackpot, but they hope the bigger payouts will attract more people to buy MegaMillions tickets regardless of the long odds.