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Eid-el-Kabir: Peace Corps deploys officers in Oyo

Eid-el-Kabir: Peace Corps deploys officers in Oyo The president, who felicitated with all Nigerians particularly the Muslim faithful on the celebration of this year's Eid-El-Kabir, also congratulated all those who are now in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj. On his part, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in a message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said the period of the celebration was a clarion call on Nigerian... [Full Article...]

MPD To Increase DUI Enforcement Labor Day Weekend

MPD To Increase DUI Enforcement Labor Day Weekend This Labor Day weekend, the Michigan State Police is reminding motorists to make safe driving choices. While the program's goal is to catch all potential drunk drivers, the campaign specifically focuses on men aged 21 to 35, which represents almost one-third of all persons killed in Virginia's alcohol-related traffic crashes a year ago. [Full Article...]

China should cut off North Korea oil supply, Turnbull says

China should cut off North Korea oil supply, Turnbull says Arguably even more significant than another nuclear test, the successful ICBM launch put the USA within range of North Korea for the first time ever. In this year's UFG, largely war games, the US reduced the number of its participating service members to 17,500 from 25,000 in 2016, according to the Pentagon. [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink-driving near his home

Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink-driving near his home The former Manchester United man still lives in the Cheshire area following his move to his boyhood club Everton this summer. Last November, Rooney crashed a wedding while on global duty with England. Since his return to Goodison Park, Rooney has scored two goals in three games and played in his side's 2-0 defeat away at Chelsea on Sunday. In February, Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino was b... [Full Article...]

Court overturns Kenya presidential election over 'irregularities'

Court overturns Kenya presidential election over 'irregularities' But Kenya opposition candidate Raila Odinga claimed that the commission's IT system had been hacked to manipulate the results. Global election observers said at the time that they had seen no interference with the August poll, which saw Mr Kenyatta win a second term with 54% of the vote. [Full Article...]

Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll

Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll The Supreme Court will deliver judgment on the presidential election petition filed by Nasa at 11am, the Judiciary has said. It is the first time in Kenya's history an presidential election result has been cancelled. The legal ruling paves the way for a new race for the presidency between Mr Kenyatta and Mr Odinga. Mr Odinga's lawyer said anomalies had affected almost five million votes. [Full Article...]

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Shares Bought by Jensen Investment Management Inc

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Shares Bought by Jensen Investment Management Inc Senior Vice President, Barroso Carlos, sold 1,000 common shares of Campbell Soup Company ( CPB ) in the open market. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Campbell Soup had a return on equity of 59.83% and a net margin of 6.17%. Analysts on average had expected revenue of $8.01 billion and earnings of $3.19 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard rescues 12 near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 12 near Port Mansfield Twelve people were rescued from a ship as Hurricane Harvey approached the Texas coast. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew to assist the individuals. Four people were saved when the boat called the "Signet Express" was almost sunk near Port Aransas, Texas Saturday. The coast guard said in its post the best method to track... [Full Article...]

Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its vehicle showroom network in India

Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its vehicle showroom network in India April-August 2017 performanceMaruti Suzuki's performance over the April-August 2017 period is also a strong one, with cumulative PV sales nearing the 700,000 mark: 671,974 units (+18.3%), as compared to 568,010 units a year ago. Kenichi Ayukawa said, "Maruti Suzuki Arena is at the core of our strategy to transform our network and meet customer expectations". Digital integration is a key differenti... [Full Article...]

Hyundai Resumes Production In China After Supply Hiccup

Hyundai Resumes Production In China After Supply Hiccup She said a fifth factory in China has not yet started production. Hyundai's joint venture with China's BAIC Motor Corp Ltd had stopped production after a fuel-tank components supplier refused to provide parts due to non-payment, Hyundai said in a regulatory filing. [Full Article...]

Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Union Home Secretary

Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Union Home Secretary Prior to this, Shri Gauba was Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development. He joined the finance ministry as economic affairs secretary in October 2014 and was appointed as Home Secretary just a day before he was retire. A number of top bureaucratic changes have been made over the last few days by the government. Rajiv Mehrishi was an Indian Administrative Service Officer (IAS) of 1978 batch ... [Full Article...]

South Korea draw with Iran, miss chance to seal 2018 spot

South Korea draw with Iran, miss chance to seal 2018 spot A draw would be enough for South Korea too, so long as Syria (12 points) don't manage to beat Iran in Tehran. Queiroz, who has guided Iran to back-to-back World Cup finals, added that he had been impressed with the Koreans and had even asked for Son's shirt. [Full Article...]

Harvey, holiday weekend to blame for rise in gas prices

Harvey, holiday weekend to blame for rise in gas prices Our NBC affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth, KXAS, found several gas stations in the suburb of Garland with long lines or were out of fuel entirely. Gas was $2.99 a gallon at the BP gas station in the South Loop Wednesday. The North Texas gas stations are working to keep a supply of gasoline for customers. By afternoon, prices were becoming more common at about $2.199 for the lowest grade of gas in L... [Full Article...]

New HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity at Six Flags New England

New HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity at Six Flags New England Riders are seated back-to-back and face-to-face-so please do hold onto your lunch. Riders will experience a feeling of weightlessness as they fly through a 360-degree zero gravity roll. Six Flags just announced a new, "first-of-its-kind" thrill ride. While the new attraction won't be operational until next year, you've still got some time to take a spin on Great America's other attractions bef... [Full Article...]

Beauty salon owner 'critical but stable'

Beauty salon owner 'critical but stable' Paramedics rushed to the Medi Beauty Group in Chippendale at 3.30pm on Wednesday following reports of a medical episode. While two staff members performed CPR on Ms Huang, she was unable to be revived and is now in hospital in a critical condition as she remains unconscious. [Full Article...]

Philippe Coutinho on bench; Willian to start against Ecuador, says Brazil coach

Philippe Coutinho on bench; Willian to start against Ecuador, says Brazil coach Brazil has won eight qualifiers in a row under manager Tite . Brazil is now 11 points clear of second-place Colombia in the CONMEBOL table with 36 points in 15 matches . Brazil's defense was almost flawless in the first half, keeping Ecuador out of the net to send the teams into the break locked in a scoreless draw. [Full Article...]

Dem Senator Stokes 2020 Rumors By Siding With Sanders's Single Payer Plan

Dem Senator Stokes 2020 Rumors By Siding With Sanders's Single Payer Plan And in allying with the activist base of the Democratic Party, Harris, often shortlisted for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, is signaling her desire to assuage the concerns of her skeptics on the left . On Aug. 11, Sanders acknowledged that his legislation would face an uphill climb in a GOP-majority Congress. A major plank of Mr Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign, single-payer healt... [Full Article...]

May says Britain will be able to change trade deals after Brexit

May says Britain will be able to change trade deals after Brexit An emergency UN Security Council meeting is considering new sanctions against North Korea, with the United Kingdom pushing for "further strengthening of the sanctions regime". "Whilst Theresa May is desperately trying to spin this visit as scoping out a future bilateral trade and investment agreement, the reality is that the government is spooked by the fact that Japanese banks like Nomura have ... [Full Article...]

High Court questions gazette on MBBS, BDS admission fees

High Court questions gazette on MBBS, BDS admission fees It will request banks not to insist on property surety or bank deposit to provide the Rs 6-lakh bank guarantee. Many deserving candidates from financially weak backgrounds will be unable to afford the new fee structure. In other words, the medical colleges get the cushion of bank guarantee, but the onus of providing the same now rests squarely on the government. "The government will help student... [Full Article...]

James Comey Prepared Statement 'Exonerating' Hillary Clinton Before Emails Investigation Ended

James Comey Prepared Statement 'Exonerating' Hillary Clinton Before Emails Investigation Ended Senators Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., say newly released transcripts from a federal watchdog agency indicate that Comey chose to draft a statement exonerating Clinton in May of 2016, before Clinton was interviewed by the FBI . [Full Article...]


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