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Kids among dead as Rohingya refugees' boat sinks

Kids among dead as Rohingya refugees' boat sinks We recovered two dead bodies. Local media reported that one of the survivors claimed the boat sank due to the bad weather and strong waves. Almost 520,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine state for Bangladesh since late August after the military in Myanmar launched a crackdown following attacks by Rohingya militants. [Full Article...]

Fire burns vehicles in salvage yard, vehicles in Napa County

Fire burns vehicles in salvage yard, vehicles in Napa County The blazes engulfed acreage in Sonoma and Napa counties as responders worked through the night to fight the fires. The blaze has also crossed the 101 Freeway in Santa Rosa, igniting structures west of the freeway. Napa officials said three evacuation centers had been opened - at the Crosswalk Community Church on First Street and at the Napa County Fairgrounds. [Full Article...]

US State Department approves THAAD sale to Saudi Arabia

US State Department approves THAAD sale to Saudi Arabia The green light for the deal, which Saudi Arabia has long sought, came one day after King Salman met Russia's President Vladimir Putin and signed a preliminary agreement to look at Moscow's S-400 air defense system. It is also the recognition that Russian Federation is an important mediator in Saudi Arabia's relations, for example with Iran. "It becomes obvious that Saudi Arabia needs to look arou... [Full Article...]

TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC

TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Monday, October 9 with "Buy". Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $37 target. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BP in report on Tuesday, December 6 with "Overweight" rating. The Firm conducts the activities through two distinct and separate businesses: Healthcare and Industrial business units. GLOW's SI was 47,400 shares in October as released b... [Full Article...]

Hall of Famer Hawkins dies

Hall of Famer Hawkins dies Connie Hawkins , basketball's dazzling NY playground legend who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame, died October 6. N.B.A. teams did not sign him, either, so Hawkins traveled, going on tours with the Harlem Globetrotters and doing a stint with the American Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi, BJP exchange barbs over Jay Amit Shah controversy

Rahul Gandhi, BJP exchange barbs over Jay Amit Shah controversy The demand from the opposition parties came after a media report, with Sibal, citing filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), saying the turnover of Jay Shah-owned Temple Enterprise zoomed by around 16,000 times during 2015-16 from around Rs 80 crore in the previous year. [Full Article...]

May to insist ball is in Europe's court as Brexit talks resume

May to insist ball is in Europe's court as Brexit talks resume Meanwhile, she has so far failed to persuade Brussels to start talks on Britain's future relationship with the European Union, six months after setting a two-year clock ticking on Britain's exit from the bloc. Ahead of a summit with European Union counterparts next week, the PM will urge more flexibility so they can start addressing Britain's post-Brexit trading relationship. [Full Article...]

India National Park: White Tigers Kill Keeper

India National Park: White Tigers Kill Keeper One of the tigers jumped on Anjaneya, also called Anji, before biting his neck and dragging him into the safari area, an official said. Another cub then joined in the attack. Anji's relatives and some staff members staged a protest at the gate of the park on the morning after the attack, demanding compensation for his death as well as employment for his son at the park. [Full Article...]

Sydney Man Forcibly Removed From Chatswood Balcony After 12 Hour Stand-Off

Sydney Man Forcibly Removed From Chatswood Balcony After 12 Hour Stand-Off Police have been seen standing on the balcony talking to the man. Tradesman Luke Hamilton found the woman's body on Monday morning and thought she was asleep. Police are now trying to speak with a man taking refuge on the roof of an awning of an apartment building bordering the alley on Brown Street. "There were blood smears approximately five metres away on a wall six-foot high". [Full Article...]

Trump softens his stance on controversial USA embassy move to Jerusalem

Trump softens his stance on controversial USA embassy move to Jerusalem At the time, the White House said the decision does not affect the U.S.'s strong relationship with Israel and added that Trump still has every intention of moving the embassy in the future. "Right now we are actually working on a plan that everybody says will never work, as for many-many years it has never worked". "I don't think it is impossible". [Full Article...]

Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens

On Sunday, the CDU and CSU agreed in 10 hours of talks on a compromise to set a benchmark of 200,000 refugee entries a year, removing a major hurdle before they enter into the wider coalition talks. "I will do everything I can to move this forward". The young conservatives' " Dresden declaration" called for an "honest and unflinching questioning of our polices of the past years" given the elect... [Full Article...]

Still no 'clear motive' in Las Vegas mass shooting

Still no 'clear motive' in Las Vegas mass shooting While the website said Paddock never showed up for his booking, the report suggested a scenario that would have been similar to the Las Vegas Strip concert Sunday night. Melley reported from Los Angeles. Days and months before carrying out the worst mass shooting in recent US history, Paddock rented hotel rooms overlooking other music festivals in Las Vegas as well as in Chicago , law enf... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR

Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR The Supreme Court on Monday (9 October) said its order of last November banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) will continue till October 31. Following this, each year it is reported that the festival of lights leaves the capital with smoke and pollution. Advocate Gopal Shankarnarayanan, appearing for petitioner Arjun Gopal, had contended before the court tha... [Full Article...]

Iran warns United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

Iran warns United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group He said that there will be no chance for "interaction" if the USA administration enforces new law for sanctions against Iran. Revolutionary Guard troops are now fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Trump's administration earlier this year considered, but then put on hold, adding the IRGC to the U.S. list of foreign terrorist organizations. If Trump does not certify that Iran is ... [Full Article...]

Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce verdict on Godhra train case today

Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce verdict on Godhra train case today In 2011, a court acquitted 63 of them. On February 26, 2001, Sabarmati Express' coach S6 was torched by a Muslim mob near the Godhra railway station, which resulted in death of 59 pilgrims returning from Ayodhya after performing a religious ceremony at the Babri Masjid disputed site. [Full Article...]

Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game following anthem protest

Vice President Mike Pence leaves Colts game following anthem protest Peyton Manning's jersey was retired and the Indianapolis Colts pulled off a win, but it was Vice President Mike Pence that had many people talking. "A man with power comes to the game, tweets a couple things out and leaves the game, with an attempt to thwart our efforts". The White House also sent out the photo of Pence standing in an email alert from the Office of the Vice President. [Full Article...]

Trump says Puerto Rico's debt needs to be wiped out

Trump says Puerto Rico's debt needs to be wiped out Trump previously sad he received nothing but " thank yous " after his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Among those present at the meeting but not offering praise: the mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz , a vocal critic of the federal response to the storm whom Trump has regularly attacked . [Full Article...]

Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan

Nawaz's son-in-law arrested on return to Pakistan As the hearing resumed, officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) then brought Safdar to the court, who had been taken into custody last night after he landed in Islamabad from London . The judge has reserved the verdict on Nawaz Sharif's plea for exemption from appearing before the court. However, the NAB prosecutor objected to the plea and urged the court to issue warrants for N... [Full Article...]

Honeypreet paid Rs 1.25 crore to spread violence

Honeypreet paid Rs 1.25 crore to spread violence Reports say Honeypreet has demanded coffee on several occasions but police have turned downed her plea. Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh , who is now lodged in Rohtak's Sunaria jail, has lost 6 kilograms weight in 40-days of his imprisonment. [Full Article...]

Will fund DMRC 50% if Centre does so: Kejriwal

Will fund DMRC 50% if Centre does so: Kejriwal The DMRC hiked metro rates in May last month. Kejriwal had protested against the second rise in fares that had been scheduled to take place from October 10, terming the fare hike "anti-people". have been shared in this proportion all along". Kejriwal said that while both the Centre and Delhi governments were equal partners in DMRC, it was becoming evident that the relationship was not that of ... [Full Article...]


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