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Top Kenyan election official resigns, flees country ahead of presidential poll

Top Kenyan election official resigns, flees country ahead of presidential poll Reasons for her resignation includes the commission not being able to carry out a credible poll on October 26 as well as the current political temperature. This comes after IEBC clerks undergoing training in Kisumu and Siaya counties were attacked by NASA supporters who are keen to ensure elections don't happen in the counties. [Full Article...]

Truck explosion kills at least six people in Pakistan

Truck explosion kills at least six people in Pakistan This comes as at least fifteen people including eight Pakistani soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in Quetta city of Pakistan almost two months ago. Mineral-rich Balochistan, where Gwader is located, has been plagued for decades by a separatist insurgency and sectarian killings. "We can't say whether it is a suicide blast ", he added. [Full Article...]

France considering revoking Weinstein's Legion of Honour: Macron

France considering revoking Weinstein's Legion of Honour: Macron While Weinstein, who is receiving treatment for sexual addiction, comments on the situation did not, however, his representative stated that all "meetings" with the women was consensual. Legion of Honor titles are given to a wide range of French people and foreigners. In 2012, cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of the title following an investigation into doping by the United States Anti-Doping ... [Full Article...]

Australian casino denies lawmaker's criminal allegations

In denying the allegations, Crown called on Mr Wilkie to "immediately provide to the relevant authorities all information relating to the matters alleged". An AUSTRAC spokesman said the agency "takes all allegations of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing non-compliance seriously and will be examining these allegations further". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas security guard still nowhere to be found

Las Vegas security guard still nowhere to be found At one point, Jesus Campos seemed to be the biggest heroic figure in the Las Vegas mass shooting tragedy. "Tomorrow, the first people to encounter the Las Vegas shooter are here - security guard Jesus Campos and building engineer Stephen Schuck", DeGeneres tweeted Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Senate starts debate on budget, pushing forward with tax reform

Tuesday's vote kicks off roughly two days of debate on the Senate floor and a marathon session - known as a vote-a-rama - before senators can take a final vote on the budget. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, whose opposition helped block the GOP health-care bills, said Monday that she was leaning toward voting "yes", but would decide after the bill goes through the amendment process. [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Asia Nov. 3-14, focus on North Korea, alliances

Trump to visit Asia Nov. 3-14, focus on North Korea, alliances In Washington , President Donald Trump received a briefing from Defense James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford on military options against Pyongyang . A Chinese-Russian roadmap to bring North Korea and the US back to the negotiating table calls for the U.S.to suspend its joint military exercises with Japan and South Korea and for Pyongyang to halt its nuclear ... [Full Article...]

CPI(M) slams Sangeet Som over Taj Mahal remarks

CPI(M) slams Sangeet Som over Taj Mahal remarks The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO heritage site draws around 60 lakh tourists mostly from overseas, contributes to tourism revenue in a big way.Adityanath will review '370 crore tourism projects meant for the Taj City. and from India? Considered one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj attracts millions of Indian and foreign tourists every year. In a fire-fighting measure, he also announced that h... [Full Article...]

Trump dares Hillary to run in 2020 presidential polls

In each instance, the combat allows Trump to underline for his core supporters the populist promise of his election: to challenge the power of political elites and those who have unfairly benefited from their "politically correct" vision. Former NFL star Colin Kaepernick sought to protest racial injustice in the United States last season, beginning by sitting on the bench for the national anthem... [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as President Trump's ambassador to the Vatican

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from California, voted yes, but Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from IL who is Catholic, voted against Ms. Gingrich's nomination. A pair of Democratic senators who last month faced charges of anti-Catholic bias during a hearing for a judicial nominee split their votes on Monday. [Full Article...]

P. A Denounces Israel's New Colonialist Plans

P. A Denounces Israel's New Colonialist Plans Hadar Horen, a spokeswoman for the Israeli body that runs civilian affairs in the West Bank, could not confirm the details issued by Peace Now and said the planning committee decision would be published later. presidents who saw the settlements as a major hurdle for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Netanyahu's right-wing coalition government leans heavily on settlers and their suppor... [Full Article...]

New Health Care Plan Emerges

New Health Care Plan Emerges The president shares Bannon's sentiments up to a point and complained again about the Senate's failure to pass a repeal of the health care law. I am no statistician, but I feel comfortable saying that it would not take a room full of chimpanzees with keyboards a hundred years to come up with a bill objectively superior to the ill-fated Graham-Cassidy health-care bill and its many predecessors; it ... [Full Article...]

Fla. Legislator Rips Trump for Comment to Soldier's Widow

Fla. Legislator Rips Trump for Comment to Soldier's Widow Republicans nix idea of pairing repeal with tax reform Fla. lawmaker warned officials before retirement home tragedy Florida Dem: "Abomination" that seniors were left at nursing home where 8 died MORE (D-Fla.) told multiple news outlets Tuesday that she overheard Trump tell the widow of Army Sgt. [Full Article...]

Two Air Strikes Kill 31 People on Pakistan-Afghanistan Border

Two Air Strikes Kill 31 People on Pakistan-Afghanistan Border An Afghan official told the Associated Press that the latest drone strikes on October 17 killed 35 Taliban fighters, including a commander of the Pakistani Taliban, Abu Bakr, and other senior insurgents. Witnesses said they heard the drones and saw plumes of smoke before seeing 20 makeshift coffins moved out of the area. The ISPR said that the operations were a follow up of Pakistani army chie... [Full Article...]

Day After Murder Of Sarpanch In Kashmir, His House Set On Fire

Day After Murder Of Sarpanch In Kashmir, His House Set On Fire Hizb militant Showkat Ahmed Falahi, who was among the three assailants, was killed in the scuffle with the family members of Sheikh, who offered them resistance. The police and the Army had cordoned the area to trace the other militants involved in the killing. On Tuesday, large number of people turned up at the funeral of the slain militant in his native village Tranz. [Full Article...]

US Senators Reach Accord on Health Law Changes, with Trump's Support

US Senators Reach Accord on Health Law Changes, with Trump's Support Both Murray and Alexander said Tuesday they were still struggling over language to make sure that if the cost-sharing payments are resumed, insurers would not receive a windfall by keeping both those payments and the higher premiums that many states are allowing in anticipation of the payments being ended. [Full Article...]

Punjab: Unidentified men on motorcycle shoot RSS leader dead

Punjab: Unidentified men on motorcycle shoot RSS leader dead The 60-year-old Ravinder was attached with the RSS shakha for the past 30 years. Another senior Punjab RSS leader, Brigadier (retd) Jagdish Gagneja, was shot dead by young men on a bike in Jalandhar past year. Brigadier Gagneja was a senior vice-president of the Punjab RSS. His murder marks the fifth such incident in the past three years wherein a right-wing leader in Punjab has been attacke... [Full Article...]

DPS School Bus Safety Week

DPS School Bus Safety Week The theme of National School Bus Safety Week is derived from the Poster Contest the year before. According to PennDOT, 730 motorists were convicted of violating Pennsylvania's school bus stopping law in 2016. This week you might notice DPS troopers riding behind school buses to see if any individual disregards the signs. Motorists must stop when they are behind the bus, meeting the bus, or appro... [Full Article...]

Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies: Who Will Be Affected?

Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies: Who Will Be Affected? Low- and moderate-income consumers - people with annual incomes between 100% and 400% of the poverty line, so about $12,000 to $48,000 for single people - qualify for subsidies that offset the cost of their monthly insurance premiums. That cost is expected to more than double within a decade. Trump signed the executive order on Thursday, saying it would increase competition and choice within ... [Full Article...]

Nnamdi Kanu's treason trial resumes today, without him

Nnamdi Kanu's treason trial resumes today, without him The activities of the Nigerian Army as affecting the second defendant are matters of state secret incapable of being unravelled by the applicant, which activities have put the second defendant out of the reach of the applicant, such that the applicant can not reasonably be expected to produce the second defendant before this court. [Full Article...]


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