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Oscar victor blasts Manus Island situation

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Advocates are urging Australians to call Peter Dutton , Malcolm Turnbull , and/or their local representative to express their concern over the treatment of refugees on Manus Island . "People were lying down on the floor and were struggling with serious hunger, having not eaten since Tuesday". The Guardian understands the lawyers are hoping to meet with PNG government lawyers to find a reasonable solution to the impasse - potentially a short-term reopening of the centre with food, water ... Read More »

Newest NASA Mars Rover Will Have 23 Cameras

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So the cameras have been designed to compress the photos and utilizing other orbiting crafts to create data relays, a method developed during the Spirit and Opportunity rover missions, said NASA in a release . Previous rovers were built with 1 megapixel engineering cameras, used for planning drives and to avoid hazards, that took monochrome images. " With the wider field of view, we get the same perspective in one shot ". Read More »

Former New Jersey police chief charged with hate crime

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He was released on condition he sign a $500,000 unsecured appearance bond, which he must pay if he does not appear at his first court hearing. "I used to think about if I could shoot someone or not, I could do it, I'm exhausted of it". "I'd like to be on the firing squad, I could do it". The lawsuit comes at a time when civil rights groups and watchdogs are criticising right-wing US President Donald Trump for ostensibly urging police officers to engage in police brutality and excessive ... Read More »

2.0 poster: Akshay Kumar's beastly look will give you goosebumps

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The hunk of an actor, who is blessed with irresistible good looks, is gearing up for his first Tamil film opposite none other than Thalaiva. In the poster, Akshay is seen roaring like a beast with his yellow eyes, flaring eyebrows and terrifying dracula teeth which can make anyone get frightened. Read More »

Multiple casualties after truck runs over bikers in New York City

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It was the first mass casualty incident in NY since a US Navy veteran plowed a vehicle into pedestrians in Times Square, killing an 18-year-old woman from MI and injuring 22 other people on May 18. "I look down and I see a white pickup truck a couple of more blocks down in the bike path", he said. Witnesses told police they saw the man deliberately swerve the truck to hit the bus. Read More »

Himachal Pradesh election: Report reveals criminal records, financial statuses, etc of candidates

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A total of 120 candidates contesting at the Himachal Pradesh election have educational qualification below Class 12 pass, while 214 of the total 338 candidates are graduate or above. Around 20 candidates have not even mentioned their PAN numbers in their affidavits.In the candidates with criminal record, BJP has outnumbered the ruling Congress as the party has fielded 23 candidates who have pending criminal cases against them. Read More »

Hain Has 'Evidence' That Bank Helped Guptas Launder Money

Veteran politician Peter Hain will speak in the UK House of Lords this afternoon, with a British-based bank in his sights due to their alleged links to the controversial Gupta family . Lord Hain believes he has uncovered significant evidence, partly with the help of South African whistle-blowers, of a series of dubious transactions by the Guptas to accounts based in Hong Kong and Dubai. Read More »

Explosion at coal power plant in India

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According to sources, NTPC has banned the entry of outsiders into the premises and injured workers are being taken to local hospital. Other units are either under scheduled maintenance or are not operating now due to lack of demand, NTPC said. Read More »

Labour activist says she was raped - and then warned against reporting it

Calling Theresa May's proposals for dealing with sexual harassment in Westminster "inadequate", she said: "Some of the people who knew what happened to me are now being tasked with fixing this broken system and those are the very people who in my opinion at best turned a blind eye and at worst actively covered it up". Read More »

Who is the suspect in deadly attack in NY?

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The New Jersey mosque that New York City terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov reportedly attended has been under surveillance by the New York Police Department since 2005, according to a published report . The event unfolded in the Tribeca neighborhood in lower Manhattan a few blocks from the World Trade Center, on a street running alongside the Hudson River on the west side. Read More »

Novi CPA wants to make clear he's not 'that' George Papadopoulos

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CPA Papadopoulos's tweet comes after former Trump foreign policy adviser Papadopoulous pleaded guilty on Monday to making false statements and "material omissions" to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, USA Today reports . Read More »

CPA George Papadopoulos from Novi getting bombarded with messages about Russian Federation

As Chris Smith wrote for Vanity Fair on Monday, Papadopoulos's role in the campaign was not insignificant-he was an energy adviser photographed sitting between Trump and his eventual attorney general, Jeff Sessions-and according to the plea document, Papadopoulos had been actively back-channeling Russian entreaties and intel to the campaign's senior-level advisers, including the revelation that they were in possession of stolen e-mails from the Democrats and Clinton. Read More »

USA intelligence needs to get it right on N. Korea

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Thae Yong-Ho, one of the highest ranking officials to have defected in recent years, was testifying before the Foreign Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives at a time of soaring tensions between Pyongyang and the West over the regime's nuclear and missile tests. Read More »

Earnings Analysis Of CSX Corp. (CSX)

About 5.98 million shares traded or 6.03% up from the average. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, CSX Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $55.48. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 376,906 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $20,451,000 after acquiring an additional 8,365 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

NYC Terror Suspect Ticketed in Nebraska

Cass County Court records show he was fined $75 for the stop on westbound Interstate 80 near mile marker 415 in Cass County. Several news outlets reported that Saipov has a Florida driver's license but that he might have been living in New Jersey. Read More »

Nurse Who Was Forcibly Arrested For Protecting Patient Gets $500K Settlement

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The patient in question had been injured in vehicle accident, after police were engaged in a high-speed chase, according to The New Yorker . Detective Jeff Payne lost his job as a result of his actions in the video. Healing center arrangement indicates that to acquire a blood test, police require a judge's request or the patient's assent, or the patient should will be taken into custody for further judgment. Read More »

Multiple casualties in Colorado Walmart Shooting

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The exact nature of the incident is as yet unclear, but police are warning people to stay away from the area. Thornton is about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Denver. The store was evacuated after the police arrived on the scene. Reports of shots fired came shortly before 6:30 p.m. Mountain Time, a police spokesman told local 9NEWS in Denver. Read More »

Whole Foods hiring 'on-the-spot' Thursday for 200 Pacific Northwest jobs

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Job seekers can visit any Whole Foods on Thursday for an interview with the potential to be hired on the spot. "It's been lots of activity, lots of energy and we're really excited to show customers what's possible when we join forces here", Brian Olsavsky, senior VP, CFO said on Amazon's third quarter investors' call on October 26. Read More »

Collins: Clinton camp needs to fully explain dossier payment

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The firm also got $12,400,000 (really?) from DNC . Ron Fournier, a veteran of the Associated Press and National Journal, tweeted "Who wants to bet that President Obama knew about the Clinton-DNC funded dossier on President Trump?" The Washington Free Beacon paid Fusion GPS for opposition research of then-candidate Donald Trump , before the project reportedly transitioned into a dossier funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC alleging collusion between Trump and Russian ... Read More »

Philippines arrests Indonesian pro-Islamist militant in Marawi

Among other things, Syahputra, a native of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra, claimed involvement in the January 2016 Thamrin attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, which was claimed by the Islamic State. "With this, they should know that terrorists are not welcome here at hindi natin sila papayagang magkalat", Guygoyan added. "Crucial in our security effort to fully restore normalcy in the controlled area is to maintain vigilance by our residents", Adiong said in a statement sent to the media. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for missing NC toddler

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Zy'Rah and the 11-month-old boy were taken from an apartment in Spring Lake around 6:15 a.m. after a domestic dispute. But the residents of the home where Keyon was left told authorities that they didn't see Zy'Rah with Thomas when he dropped the boy off, Coats said. Read More »

UT responds to claims of Vol playing with concussion

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Kelly, Tennessee's leading rusher, and Ignont, a backup linebacker, were suspended after they were cited by the Knoxville Police Department when police say they found marijuana in a vehicle the players were in. Kendrick's mother later spoke with Currie about the incident, according to the report. Despite a 3-5 record with zero SEC wins, Jones remains the coach of the Vols. Read More »

Utah murder suspect on the run and considered armed and unsafe

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A report indicates Boutain stashed the gun in a hole in a brick wall near the shelter, but said it was gone when he returned for it later. Police are working to find it, according to the news release from University of Utah Police. Police say a green Ford pick-up truck her husband was in is registered to the victim found dead in Colorado. Police described the couple as "drifters who traveled frequently from state to state". Read More »

KRG president Barzani to step down

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Dozens of Barzani's supporters broke into the building and attacked lawmakers and journalists, while a crowd outside waved Kurdish flags in support of him. Iraqi Kurds expanded their territory in 2014 after the federal military collapsed following confrontations with ISIS. Control of the border area is of crucial importance for the landlocked Kurdish region. Read More »

Gas tax jumps 12 cents November 1

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The diesel excise tax jumps 20 cents to reach 36 cents per gallon, and the diesel sales tax rate moves from 1.75% to 5.75%. It's tough to predict how much prices will rise overnight, Montgomery said, but past gas tax increases have generally led to gradual price increases. Read More »

U.S. private sector adds most jobs in 7 months

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Of the services jobs, 150,000 were added, and professional and business services accounted for 109,000 of the gains. "Resurgence in construction jobs shows the rebuilding is already in full swing", said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics. Read More »

Cassie Sainsbury's shocking sentence has been handed down

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Australian drug mule Cassandra Sainsbury has been sentenced to six years in prison in Colombia. "She's lucky because the amount of the drugs was very big". Sainsbury had claimed that a mystery man named "Angelo" had tricked her after she agree to transport documents from Bogota to London, instead packing drugs into her suitcase and threatening her family. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to making false statement

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The apparent mixups came after news broke Monday afternoon that the former political aide Papadopoulos pleaded guilty on October 5 of lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents working for special counsel Robert Mueller about the nature of his interactions with "foreign nationals" who he thought had connections to Russian officials. Read More »

Student who boasted about poisoning 'Jamaican Barbie' roommate on Instagram arrested

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She also faces hate crime charges, and Hartford police announced that she "will not be returning to the institution". University President also released a statement regarding the incident, saying that, "I am writing to you this evening to send a strong message regarding an incident that is deeply upsetting to me, our students , faculty, staff, and alumni". Read More »

FBI no longer looking for Uzbek man in poster

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The FBI has not released what Kadirov's supposed connection to the attack may be. Saipov is also accused of driving that truck down the Hudson River Greenway bike path, hitting and killing five Argentinians celebrating an anniversary, a Belgian national, a New York City man and a New Jersey cyclist. Read More »

Islamist stabs two Tunisian policemen outside parliament

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The ministry in a statement said that the assailant was arrested and confessed to having adopted three years ago an extremist line of thought that views members of the security forces as "tyrants". Large numbers of police were deployed to Tunis' Bardo square in the aftermath of the attack, a witness said. "And I did what I did, '" the official quoted the suspect as allegedly saying. Read More »

Several injured after taxi smashes into crowds in London

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London Police say the incident is believed to be a auto crash but that there are a "number of people injured". "Police were called to reports of a taxi in collision with pedestrians in Southampton Street". "We worked closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene and treated a total of four patients". Two others were treated for minor injuries at the scene, while the fourth received medical checks. Read More »

Most say this is lowest point they can remember for US

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The current state of affairs in the United States has Americans really stressed out. Women reported significantly higher stress levels than men: Compared with a quarter of male respondents, over a third of women said they were anxious about the rise of hate crimes, terrorism and war. Read More »

'Not learning Kannada is an insult to Karnataka': CM Siddaramaiah on Rajyotsava

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We should have humanity. "We should promote respect for Kannada", Siddaramaiah added. He was speaking at Karnataka Rajyotsava ceremony at Kantheerava stadium in Bengaluru . Activists carrying the flag and shouting pro-Kannada slogans attacked Tamil transporters enetering the state. The Congress chief minister's comments come just months ahead of key assembly elections when PM Modi's party the BJP hopes to win back power in the only southern state it has ever ruled. Read More »

UK Defense Secretary resigns amid harassment allegations

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Hartley-Brewer, who said she had threatened to "punch him in the face" if he did it again, also downplayed the incident. Sir Michael Fallon was in Gibraltar in 2014 for the handing over of land as part of a transfer deal. British Prime Minister Theresa May accepted Fallon's resignation. His announcement comes after being caught up in the sexual harassment allegations sweeping Westminster. Read More »

Talks in college strike to resume on Thursday

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Full-time faculty at Ontario's 24 colleges, including staff from Northern College in Timmins, have been on strike since October 16. The walkout affects 500,000 students. Both sides will meet with the mediator Thursday. Sonia Del Missier, Chair of the Colleges' bargaining team, welcomed the news that negotiations were set to resume. Read More »

Killed in Yemen Airstrike

In addition to condemning the recent airstrike of Saudi warplanes against a market in Saada of Yemen, which has reportedly killed at least 29 civilians and injured dozens, Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, urged the United Nations and other worldwide organizations to investigate the case and condemn Saudi bombardment of civilians in Yemen. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Dresses as His Father for Halloween

That point was perhaps most powerfully made by Betsey Stevenson , a former chief economist at the Labor Department - who emailed a full reply about the situation to Mic Wednesday morning. Secondly, in this scenario and with his logic, wouldn't the kid who went around asking for free candy (aka, his daughter ) be the socialist? "To redistribute toward those too old to collect their own candy (grown-ups), and to share with friends who didn't get candy". Read More »

White House Backs Off Attacks Against Mueller

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Because of her past ties to Trump and his campaign and organization, many have expected her to be called in as a witness. "Trump is at 33 percent in Gallup". And what about Tony Podesta? "I'm only saying publicly what everyone says behind the scenes at Fox News, in conservative media, and the Senate and Congress". Read More »

Rahul Gandhi shows off his Akido skills in new pictures

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The 47-year-old Gandhi scion can be seen showing off his technique in Aikido hand holds and wrist grabs. Responding to Vijender's observations, Rahul said, "I do exercise - running, swimming". It is a representation of centuries of Japanese martial knowledge. Instead of an emphasis on punches or kicks against opponents, Aikido uses the energy of their attacks to throw or gain control of them. Read More »

Pope Francis confesses he sometimes falls asleep while praying

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The pope Francis recognized that he happened to fall asleep when he was praying, while ensuring that it was one way among others of " sanctifying the name of God ". In Afghanistan, a teenager blew himself up in Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic quarter on Tuesday and killed at least five people. A man driving a truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists in NY on Tuesday, killing eight people. Read More »

Runaway seven-year-old boarded plane without ticket

Geneva Airport's Bernard Stampfli said: 'What this shows is that while controls for adults and accompanied children are effective, there are holes to fill when it comes to unaccompanied children'. The aircraft that the little girl had boarded was reportedly an EasyJet flight destined for Ajaccio in France. "The crew correctly identified the child should not be onboard and immediately reported it to the police". Read More »

Preterm birth rate up across Virginia

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The March of Dimes also ranked major US cities on their preterm birth rate, and Cleveland was the worst in the nation with almost 15% of the live births being preterm births. The National Academy of Medicine places the medical and societal costs of premature birth at $26 billion annually. The U.S. preterm birth rate increased from 9.6 percent of births in 2015 to 9.8 percent in 2016, according to the report. Read More »

Huckabee Sanders Annoyed With Media Over Russia Questions

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Papadopoulos, who is 30 years old, joined the Trump campaign in early March 2016 as a foreign adviser. Sanders said she was not aware of the specific individuals, but she believes he is an example of somebody doing the wrong thing, while the Trump campaign did the right thing by voluntarily turning over emails to special counsel Robert Mueller , an action that ultimately led to Papadopoulos' arrest and guilty plea. Read More »

Police officer who confronted and shot Manhattan attack suspect hailed as 'hero'

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Hero Irish-American NYPD member Ryan Nash. NY counter terrorism officers claimed Saipov was following ISIL instructions nearly "to a tee". "So we all applaud and congratulate him", Cuomo said. "What he did was awesome, you know, helping to keep anybody else from being killed", said neighbor Dino Cortina. "This is what he did for the city, and this is what he did for the country", O'Neill said. Read More »