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New Orleans police officer dies in shootout

New Orleans police officer dies in shootout According to FOX 8 in New Orleans , the officer was shot in a shootout in the eastern part of the city. The officer was taken to University Medical Center, where he died. At the request of the officer's family, NOPD has not yet named the officer who was killed. A SWAT team responded and the suspect eventually surrendered. [Full Article...]

PNP, NBI welcome PDEA lead in drug war

PNP, NBI welcome PDEA lead in drug war In a speech yesterday, during which his audience at Malacañang replied "no" when asked three times if they were willing to take up arms and shoot drug personalities themselves, the President indicated misgivings about the PDEA takeover as he railed against the "bleeding hearts" who have criticized his drug war. [Full Article...]

Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal

Newsflash: SCA rules against Zuma and NPA in spy tapes appeal The president, who has faced calls for his resignation because of a series of scandals, and the National Prosecuting Authority had appealed the lower court's ruling. The ball is now in the NPA's court to decide whether it goes ahead and charges Zuma. Speaking to the SABC soon after the SCA ruling, Holomisa said that Zuma must step down or the voters should punish the ruling party at the 2019 ge... [Full Article...]

Sabarimala temple case: SC refers matter to Constitution bench

Sabarimala temple case: SC refers matter to Constitution bench Meanwhile, on one side, women term the practice as discriminatory other sections say, it has to do with complex ritualistic practices of Sanatana Dharma of temples in south India. The apex court also framed a question on the violation of rights under the Constitution with regard to the entry of women into the temple. The larger Bench will decide whether the ban on women to enter the temple quali... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Could Be Unstable, Experts Say

North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Could Be Unstable, Experts Say According to the US Geological Survey, there isn't enough information to conclude the nature of the natural disaster yet. Friday's quake was a magnitude 2.7 with a depth of 1.9 miles in North Hamgyong Province in North Korea, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. [Full Article...]

Father of missing Texas girl, 3, did laundry before reporting daughter gone

Father of missing Texas girl, 3, did laundry before reporting daughter gone Police said, however, that there have been no indications Williams might have been harmed by the coyotes . Investigators have been following up on leads and are trying to piece together a timeline of events since the 3-year-old went missing. [Full Article...]

Nawaz moves SC again against multiple corruption references

Nawaz moves SC again against multiple corruption references As a result of the racket, Judge Bashir made a decision to end court proceedings for the day and asked both defendants to leave the courtroom and return for the hearing on October 19. Meanwhile, Talking to a private TV channel, Nawaz Sharif's son Hassan said that there is no plan of his father to return to Pakistantomorrow (Friday) whereas Maryam Nawaz will be traveling to Islamabad from Lahore ... [Full Article...]

Dana White I Don't Hate Mark Hunt Just Protecting Him from Himself

You can hear me starting to stutter and slur my words", he was quoted as saying. My memory is not that good anymore. The story was titled "If I Die Fighting, That's Fine". The result has since been overturned to a no-contest. "I'll forget something I did yesterday but I can remember the s-- I did years and years ago". The decision has infuriated Hunt but White said there was nothing personal in ... [Full Article...]

Cheeto-In-Chief Trump Threatens To Pull Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Cruz berated Trump, saying he is "incapable of empathy" while lauding the efforts of American volunteers on the island. Trump tweeted early in the morning that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the USA military and first responders can't stay in Puerto Rico indefinitely, prompting criticism from San Juan's mayor, among others. [Full Article...]

Congress stops the saffron wave in Nanded

Congress stops the saffron wave in Nanded Meanwhile, the Congress party is set for a sweeping victory in Nanded, the home turf of former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Maharashtra State Congress President Ashok Chavan , where counting of votes is still underway. While the ruling party Sena's strength in BMC is 84 and it also has the support of few independent corporators. The voting, which took place on Wednesday, saw a 60 per cent tur... [Full Article...]

Armed assault in Sweden: 4 injured

Armed assault in Sweden: 4 injured Police say the violence is not being treated as a terrorist attack and officers are continuing to hunt for the gunman. It is not yet known if there have been any fatalities in the incident. Trelleborg is a Swedish port town located 33 kilometers south of Malmo and 64 kilometers southeast of Copenhagen, Denmark. A local resident told local media: "There were many shots". [Full Article...]

New York's voting registration deadline is this Friday

New York's voting registration deadline is this Friday President and vice president. "We'll get an application for them, have them fill out an I.D. Envelope, and while they're doing that we'll be printing a ballot and a couple of labels", Thompson said. The office is open from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. "Those that capture that older vote, that established vote are going to have the advantage with the early voting and it may tip the balance one way or the ... [Full Article...]

Cavs Among Pro Sports Teams That Have Stopped Staying in Trump Hotels

Cavs Among Pro Sports Teams That Have Stopped Staying in Trump Hotels The reports states that 16 of the 17 NFL, NBA, MLB and National Hockey League teams that previously stayed at Trump hotels in recent years confirmed they will be checking in at other properties when traveling around the country. Shortly after Trump disinvited the Golden State Warriors to the White House last month, LeBron James called the president a "bum," adding that these trips were "a grea... [Full Article...]

Trump nominates cybersecurity expert to lead DHS

Trump said Thursday that Nielsen will need "no on the job training" and will be "ready on Day One". If she is confirmed, Nielsen will lead a sprawling Cabinet agency charged with securing the nation's borders and airports, enforcing immigration laws, coordinating disaster relief efforts and overseeing the Secret Service and Coast Guard. [Full Article...]

European Union says Brexit talks 'deadlocked' but progress possible

European Union says Brexit talks 'deadlocked' but progress possible He spoke of possibly acceding in the next two months to British demands for talks on a trade pact and a transition period after withdrawal in March 2019, if the political will would be there. "With David Davis , we will organise several negotiating meetings between now and the end of the year". The agreement we are working on will not be built on concessions. [Full Article...]

6 taken to hospital from incident at Pasquotank prison

6 taken to hospital from incident at Pasquotank prison The incident triggered lockdowns at three schools. Three nearby schools were placed on lockdown - Northside Elementary School, Elizabeth City Middle School and Pasquotank County High School. The fire had been extinguished by about 5 p.m., according to the Department of Public Safety . Sentara Healthcare says nine patients have been received at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, two of which ... [Full Article...]

Justice Department Threatens Funding Over Philadelphia Immigration Policies

Justice Department Threatens Funding Over Philadelphia Immigration Policies Several jurisdictions have filed suit against the federal government arguing such orders violate the 10th Amendment by compelling states to enforce federal immigration laws . The Justice Department said it had found no evidence that four other jurisdictions - Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Clark County, Nevada, Miami-Dade County, Florida and the State of CT - were in violation of the statue, know... [Full Article...]

Tata Teleservices to merge its Consumer Mobile Business into Airtel

Tata Teleservices to merge its Consumer Mobile Business into Airtel Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal was quoted by IANS saying, "This is a significant development towards further consolidation in the Indian mobile industry and reinforces our commitment to lead India's digital revolution by offering world-class and affordable telecom services through a robust technology and solid spectrum portfolio". [Full Article...]

Sunny skies persist with temperatures slowly warming back up — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Sunny skies persist with temperatures slowly warming back up — FIRST ALERT FORECAST The cloudy skies and drizzle will stick around for Friday with highs in the low 70s. - Another warming trend ahead Friday into the weekend . On the whole, Thursday will be a mostly cloudy day, with increasing breaks of sunshine through the afternoon hours. [Full Article...]

Blue Wagon R of Delhi CM Kejriwal stolen

Blue Wagon R of Delhi CM Kejriwal stolen It is interesting to note though that the auto was not being used by Kejriwal who now makes use of an official vehicle. We got it through donation and volunteers used it during campaign. Police said they are hunting for the auto on priority as it has a sticker allowing access to Vidhan Sabha and VIP areas. "It went missing around 1 am", a senior police official said. [Full Article...]


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