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Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu
- October 29, 2017

Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Mogadishu's Amin ambulance service, said 17 injured people had been carried away from the hotel blast. "The second auto bomb exploded 30 minutes later near National Intelligence Agency prison known as Godka-jilacow", Mohamed said. (more...)
Trump's Declaration On Opioid Abuse Lacks Federal Funding Trump's Declaration On Opioid Abuse Lacks Federal Funding
- October 29, 2017

In March, Trump signed an executive order establishing the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis , which is headed by Gov. Chris Christie , R-N.J. Overdose deaths in ME have climbed at a rate that has been among the highest of any state over the past four years. "They're bad", he said. "It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction". (more...)
No irregularities in Sherin's adoption: State govt to MEA No irregularities in Sherin's adoption: State govt to MEA
- October 28, 2017

Mathews told police the girl had been malnourished when she was adopted and needed to eat whenever she was awake to help her gain weight. Sherin went missing on October 7 after Wesley made her to stand outside their house because of refusing to finish her milk , As Reported By TOI . (more...)
Pakistan bemoans United States 'trust deficit' over Afghan conflict Pakistan bemoans United States 'trust deficit' over Afghan conflict
- October 27, 2017

Briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Asif said he visited four countries of regional importance following the announcement of the revised U.S. Last week, Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo said that for the strategy to work, the Taliban must be convinced they have no hope of winning militarily in Afghanistan and that means making it impossible for them to cross the rugged Afghan-Pakistani border and hide inside Pakistan. (more...)
Ewan McGregor, Eve Mavrakis split after 22 years, report says Ewan McGregor, Eve Mavrakis split after 22 years, report says
- October 25, 2017

The People report emerged after photos of McGregor and Winstead kissing at a London cafe were published over the weekend. Winstead, meanwhile, also separated from her significant other in May. The couple married in 1995 before relocating to Los Angeles, where they raised four daughters, including a child adopted from Mongolia. McGregor and Winstead were reportedly 'deep in conversation for over an hour before sharing the passionate smooch .' The pair of them left together on Ewan ... (more...)
Bots behind rise in Rahul Gandhi's twitter popularity? Bots behind rise in Rahul Gandhi's twitter popularity?
- October 23, 2017

A war of words broke out between Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani on Twitter on Friday wherein, the latter attacked the former while claiming that the Congress will lose elections despite its efforts. (more...)
Ahead of Gujarat assembly elections 2017, Congress shapes up anti-BJP front Ahead of Gujarat assembly elections 2017, Congress shapes up anti-BJP front
- October 23, 2017

Following Thakor's joining, it is likely that other two will also join the Congress soon in order to give a strong fight to the BJP which has been in power in the state for a long time now. After the recent Rajya Sabha where Congress leader Ahmed Patel barely scraped through, the party had shut its doors on an alliance with the NCP. I can not contest elections myself because of constitutional provisions, nor do I want. (more...)
Missing Pak journalist rescued after over two years Missing Pak journalist rescued after over two years
- October 23, 2017

According to Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal , who is also the head of Pakistan's missing person's commission, she was kidnapped by terrorists and "enemy agencies", and she was recovered from them. "My sister is missing and my younger brother (Saddam) who was deeply attached to her hanged himself after losing hope to get reunited with her", Shahzadi's brother Salman Latif had told PTI. (more...)
Man Tragically Killed When Teens Allegedly Throw Rock Off Overpass Man Tragically Killed When Teens Allegedly Throw Rock Off Overpass
- October 22, 2017

An very bad story out of MI, where a 32-year-old construction worker and father was returning from a work site Wednesday night when the vehicle, which a co-worker was driving, was hit by a large rock. Police said they believe that the rocks may have been taken from another location and thrown off the overpass. " You're playing Russian Roulette with people's lives ", he said. (more...)
Trump Launches 'Stand for the National Anthem' Petition Trump Launches 'Stand for the National Anthem' Petition
- October 22, 2017

Trump, however, has consistently called for any players who join the protests - which were started last season by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick - to be fired by their teams. Trump has maintained his offensive against the protesting athletes, on Monday calling for the National Football League to suspend players who continued to kneel. (more...)
SC receives extension for REAL ID compliance SC receives extension for REAL ID compliance
- October 20, 2017

Because Oregon is working to comply with the federal law, the state will likely qualify for additional extensions until it can begin to offer Real ID Act-compliant driver licenses, instruction permits and ID cards, according to the DMV. Lawmakers last session passed House Bill 1845 to bring the state into compliance with the federal Real ID Act. However, back in May, the state began accepting documents so they'd be on file when REAL ID finally goes into effect. (more...)
Russian Federation may launch its own state-issued cryptocurrency
- October 18, 2017

The Russian government strictly said that CryptoRuble can not be obtained illegally, it will be issued and tracked like other normal currency. But others have condemned bitcoin and other cryptos, citing their risk to average investors and their decentralized nature. (more...)
Syrian forces respond to new Israeli violation
- October 17, 2017

The anti-aircraft battery disabled in this attack had, according to Israeli intelligence, been the site of a confrontation in March with the Syrians . Russian Federation and Israel have established a hotline to avoid accidental clashes in Syria. Just recently, former IAF commander Amir Eshel told Haaretz that Israel has conducted nearly 100 airstrikes in Syria over the last five years against convoys ferrying arms to Hezbollah and other organizations. (more...)
This Porn Mogul Is Offering $10m To Aid Trump's Downfall This Porn Mogul Is Offering $10m To Aid Trump's Downfall
- October 16, 2017

As Flynt notes in the ad, he's offered rewards for information, but with members of Congress. "Did he make some financial quid pro quo with the Russians?" The ad asserts that Trump's election to the United States presidency was "illegitimate in many ways" and is " dangerously unfit " to serve in office. (more...)
Gunfight in India's Darjeeling kills police officer Gunfight in India's Darjeeling kills police officer
- October 16, 2017

A West Bengal Police sub-inspector was shot dead and four policemen were injured in a gun battle between the police and Gurung's supporters near Patlebas on Friday. "We told him that the centre must intervene as soon as possible, and call us for talks on all the pending issues, including Gorkhaland", he said. "We don't want the Darjeeling hills to become another Kashmir", he told reporters in Kolkata . (more...)
Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza
- October 16, 2017

Hamas, which controls Gaza and has fought Israel three times, said it was ready to cede control of Gaza's borders and allow the rival Palestinian Authority to take over the day-to-day running of the territory. Over the last few months, the PA measures against Gaza, aimed at compelling Hamas to relinquish control of the strip, seem to have made the Islamic movement buckle under the pressure. (more...)
Sen. Collins to announce this morning whether she will run for governor
- October 15, 2017

Notwithstanding the fact that numerous reports indicated that there were elements of becoming Governor of ME that appealed to her, it's not entirely surprising that Collins chose to stay in the Senate and to seek re-election. Paul LePage. Collins is Maine's senior U.S. Senator, having held her seat as a Republican since 1997. Republican Susan Collins says she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for ME by staying in the U.S. (more...)
Virgin Group makes strategic investment in Hyperloop One Virgin Group makes strategic investment in Hyperloop One
- October 14, 2017

Virgin founder Richard Branson will be joining the startup's board of directors, and the strategic partnership will focus on passenger and mixed-use cargo services. The pod lifts above the track using magnetic levitation and travels at "airline speeds" for long distances due to ultra-low aerodynamic drag. Since then it spurred on several engineers and start-ups across the world to take on the endeavor, including Hyperloop One . (more...)
Giant hole the size of ME reopens in Antarctica's Weddell Sea Giant hole the size of ME reopens in Antarctica's Weddell Sea
- October 14, 2017

The hole is as large as the state of ME and was first spotted around a month ago by scientists from the University of Toronto and the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling project . Then it wasn't seen for four decades, reopened for a few weeks past year and has emerged yet again. "This is like opening a pressure relief valve-the ocean then releases a surplus of heat to the atmosphere for several consecutive winters until the heat reservoir is exhausted". (more...)
Donald Trump tweet suggests that FCC should take NBC off the air Donald Trump tweet suggests that FCC should take NBC off the air
- October 12, 2017

Trump once again evoked the Watergate era when President Richard M. Nixon told advisers to make it hard for The Washington Post to renew the FCC license for a Florida television station it owned", The New York Times said in its report on the tweet . (more...)