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'Cow protectors' not involved in violence: Bhagwat

'Cow protectors' not involved in violence: Bhagwat Bhagwat said reports of cow vigilantes indulging in violence were wrong and asked the government not to misinterpret the facts and make sure that criminals were punished and innocents not harmed as the "virtuous work of cow protection will increase in coming days". [Full Article...]

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Newcastle v Liverpool

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Newcastle v Liverpool In the Premier League era the Magpies have become their favourite opponents, with the Merseysiders scoring 88 times against them with 36 coming at St James' Park - more than they have managed at any other stadium in that time. It's about creating and using the quality of the players we have. "It's still my responsibility, but I can not shoot from the bench". Liverpool's defensive ind... [Full Article...]

Q2 Weather: Slowly warming, and dry

Q2 Weather: Slowly warming, and dry Area playgrounds had a larger number of children and their parents drop by after school and work who were ready to enjoy a comfortably cool afternoon spent outdoors. By this afternoon, highs will only peak into the upper 60s which will happen right around kickoff for the United Kingdom football game today . Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Seattle are warning weekend adventur... [Full Article...]

Banwarilal Purohit appointed as new governor of Tamil Nadu

Banwarilal Purohit appointed as new governor of Tamil Nadu Brig (Dr) B D Mishra (retd) appointed as the governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh Satya Pal Malik as the governor of Bihar. Former Navy chief Admiral (retd) D.K. A special invitee to BJP's national executive, Prasad has also been the leader of the opposition for five years in the Legislative Council. Prasad was an MLC in Bihar for 18 years. [Full Article...]

Etihad names British military official as new CEO

Etihad names British military official as new CEO Douglas is now head of the Defence Equipment and Support Department of the UK's Ministry of Defence, and will join Etihad in January 2018. He held senior posts in the UAE as the CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company and CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company. [Full Article...]

Governor Brown to sign bills aiming to fix California housing crunch

Governor Brown to sign bills aiming to fix California housing crunch It costs about $300,000 to build one affordable unit, and the state can contribute about $60,000 through housing programs, said Matt Schwartz, president of the California Housing Partnership . After that, local communities can use it to aid building projects. But, according to Brown, these pieces of legislation are just the first step to solving the housing crisis that plague California , and ... [Full Article...]

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October A senior US official says that China is seen to be changing its policy on North Korea , noting that Beijing is making progress in enforcing sanctions imposed on Pyongyang . According to the Japanese channel, the goal of the forthcoming meeting in Oslo will be to curb the conflict between the United States and North Korea, where rhetoric at the top level has been dramatic lately. [Full Article...]

Second teen in Slender Man stabbing accepts plea deal

Second teen in Slender Man stabbing accepts plea deal Both Weier and Geyser told detectives they felt they had to kill Leutner to become Slender Man's "proxies", or servants, and protect their families from him. Last month, Weier pled guilty to a reduced charge last month. Unlike Weier, Geyser will plead guilty to the original charge from prosecutors. A jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the stabling. [Full Article...]

Twitter's Shocking Report Details How Russian Accounts Bought Ads During Election

Twitter's Shocking Report Details How Russian Accounts Bought Ads During Election Twitter made the announcement as it briefed members of the United States government behind closed doors. "Their response was, frankly, inadequate on nearly every level", he told reporters. The person spoke only on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to discuss the information publicly. Mark Warner of Virginia, told FT that the national security threat that Russian Federa... [Full Article...]

Twitter tells US Congress it took action against 200 Russia-linked accounts

Twitter tells US Congress it took action against 200 Russia-linked accounts Asked if he would subpoena Twitter , Warner said , "My goal with all of these entities and enterprises is to continue to try to work on a cooperative basis". "In the coming month, we will hold an open hearing with representatives from tech companies in order to better understand how Russian Federation used online tools and platforms to sow discord in and influence our election", committee Repr... [Full Article...]

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK

Former Thai PM Yingluck seeking asylum in UK Yingluck had faced up to 10 years in prison for her role in the rice-buying scheme, introduced in 2011, which pledged to pay farmers well above the market rate for their crops. Pol Gen Srivara said that Pol Col Chairit had not faced a charge, pending the examination of DNA evidence collected from the Toyota auto and the former prime minister's house on Soi Yothin Pattana 3 in Bangkok . [Full Article...]

Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK

Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled a court ruling for criminal negligence last month, is allegedly in London and seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, a source from her Pheu Thai Party told CNN yesterday . His remarks came a day after the country's top court found Yingluck guilty of criminal negligence and sentenced her in absentia to five years in prison. [Full Article...]

Thailand: Former PM Yingluck seeks asylum in UK

Thailand: Former PM Yingluck seeks asylum in UK Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been sentenced to five years in prison, has reportedly sought political asylum in the United Kingdom, CNN reported. Three police officers have been transferred to inactive posts for their involvement in transporting Yingluck to the Cambodia border. Deputy national police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said on Friday the engine of th... [Full Article...]

Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house

Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates. On Wednesday, Yingluck was convicted in absentia of dereliction of duty for implementing a rice subsidy policy and sentenced to five years imprisonment. [Full Article...]

Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK

Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK It was his second time in Dubai exile, having earlier lived there and London for 4 1/2 years after stepping down as president in 2008. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates. [Full Article...]

Former Thai PM seeks political asylum in UK

Former Thai PM seeks political asylum in UK Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, a key architect of the coup that took down Yingluck's government, said "it's good she is in Dubai". But the Pheu Thai Party source told CNN on Thursday night that Yingluck left Dubai for London two weeks ago. [Full Article...]

Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case

Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case Labor unions have been under sustained attack at the high court in recent years. The justices will hear the case of Mark Janus , an IL state employee who objects to paying fees to the union, which represents 35,000 state workers. "We look forward to the Supreme Court honoring its earlier rulings". The case is likely to be the most important of the year for organized labor, and adds to a doc... [Full Article...]

Trump official praises Puerto Ricans' resilience

Trump official praises Puerto Ricans' resilience She was joined by Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert. Rossello has called the widespread heavy damage to Puerto Rico's homes, roads and infrastructure unprecedented, though he has praised the U.S. Their priority the day before was to distribute these goods and to clear debris and landslides to make the deliveries. Only 20% of truck drivers reported back for work in the wake of Hurricane... [Full Article...]

Suspect arrested in Georgia officer shooting

Suspect arrested in Georgia officer shooting Detective Kristen Hearne, 29, was killed in the shooting, which was described as "more or less an ambush" by Polk County Police officials at a press conference on Friday. Authorities said that at the time of Friday morning's shooting, Spangler had an outstanding warrant from Walker County on a probation violation charge. [Full Article...]

DOJ demands Facebook information from 'anti-administration activists'

DOJ demands Facebook information from 'anti-administration activists' Reuters reported Facebook will soon give congressional investigators information about 3,000 political ads, which could have been purchased by Russians to influence the 2016 US presidential elections. About 6,000 Facebook users liked the page during the three-month period the warrant covers. "We successfully fought in court to be able to notify the three people whose broad account informa... [Full Article...]


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