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IAF to Conduct Touchdown Exercise on Lucknow-Agra Expressway Today

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The exercise will start with a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft of IAF making an assault landing with Garud commandos. The much-larger transport planes, An32 and C130 Hercules, will make their first landing on the road. Miraz 2000 is the aircraft that keeps around 30 missiles. "Hence, keeping in view the convenience of the expressway users, it is proposed to stop the use of expressway for general public from 10 AM on October 23 to 2 PM on October 24". Read More »

Bengaluru: Fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi in ICU, critical

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Telgi was arrested in Ajmer in November 2001, and has been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years, besides other ailments, including AIDS. In 2002-03, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) busted his racket after tapping a number of phones. The amount involved was then estimated to be worth billions of rupees. Read More »

Trevor Siemian to remain starting quarterback for Broncos

So, if they're not switching quarterbacks, how are the Broncos going to get better between now and next Monday Night against the Kansas City Chiefs? "We have to revamp how we're teaching these players and get more positive play out of some guys", Joseph said. Read More »

AA:Kurdish region orders arrest of 11 Iraqi officials

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Flows were fluctuating at between 200,000 and 250,000 barrels per day versus normal flows of around 600,000 bpd. The crude is pumped to the Turkish port of Ceyhan for loading on to tankers. The loss of the border area would allow Iraq to prevent the Kurds from exporting oil without permission, which would be valuable for Iraq whether or not the Kurds successfully declare independence. Read More »

Numbers of young people voting falling behind in marriage survey — PostYourYes

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The report, entitled The Kids are OK: It is Discrimination Not Same-Sex Parents that Harms Children, analysed several worldwide studies on how well-adjusted children raised by same-sex parents are. "We're making this gesture in the spirit of celebration and welcoming same-sex couples to this institution, to which they have been denied access so long - we are simply doing what we can to rebalance the scales". Read More »

China Communist Party enshrines Xi in constitution

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In his lengthy speech on the opening day of the congress, Xi said China is on track to become a "great modern socialist country" by mid-century, when it will be a "global leader in terms of composite national strength and worldwide influence" and can ensure "common prosperity" for all of its citizens. Read More »

Rep. Wilson is "killing" the Democratic Party

Wilson was riding with the family and heard the call on speakerphone. "He needs to call the congresswoman and apologize". Kelly would later comment that Obama "did not call my family but 'that's not a negative thing". "We, the women of the Congressional Black Caucus, proudly stand with Congresswoman Wilson and demand that General Kelly apologize to her without delay and take responsibility for his reckless and false statements", the statement read. Read More »

Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting

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The other victim was expected to survive, Martin said. The gunman, identified as Alan Asmore, 61, was taken into custody. The Lake County Sheriff Department is looking for a second suspect driving a gray Camaro license plate 7UBE197. Authorities investigated a report that Ashmore had opened fire at a winery, but Martin said he wielded a gun without firing. A Nixle message instructing people to shelter in place said a shooting had occurred in the area of the post office. Read More »

Public asked not to approach 'armed' man in Tallaght

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A man in his 30s (middle, black jumper) was arrested Pic. There are a lot of armed gardaí around the Jobstown area searching for this individual. During the armed robbery in Dublin, his accomplice was fatally wounded after being stabbed. Read More »

Rock dropped from overpass leads to murder charges for teens

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They will be charged with one count of second-degree murder (which is punishable by up to life in prison), one count of conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, six felony counts of malicious destruction of property and two misdemeanor counts of malicious destruction of property. Read More »

Backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

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The Central Military Media, a pro-military media outlet, said Monday Syrian troops and allied militias have encircled the T-2 pumping station in southern Deir el-Zour province following clashes with the militants. Government forces and their allies seized Mayadeen from IS last week in an advance whose target the Observatory said was to recapture Al-Omar. The US-backed alliance as well as Assad's forces aim to take control of the resource-rich Deir ez-Zor province bordering Iraq as it could ... Read More »

Iraq rebuffs Tillerson call to disband Iran-backed militias

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The group answers to the prime minister's office and parliament has voted to integrate it into state forces. The Iraqi operation to retake disputed territories came three weeks after a Kurdish independence referendum condemned as illegal by Baghdad and criticised by Washington. Read More »

British diver 'stalked' by tiger shark while lost at sea

The Sunderland man, an experienced diver who moved to Australia two years ago, said the shark had appeared to be a tiger shark about 4m in length. "I guess where there's a shark besides you spurring you on... it's like a trainer". Craig swam for three hours and 7.5 kilometers (4.7 miles) to reach shore, where he saw rescue boats and a plane searching for him. Read More »

Mugabe named goodwill ambassador by WHO

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Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, however, said in a statement on Sunday that he had listened to those expressing concerns and heard the different issues they had raised. In Zimbabwe, Foreign Minister Walter Mzembi said that "the inordinate noise around the designation... does not assist the cause in the first place", according to state-run broadcaster ZBC. Read More »

GST officials raid Tamil actor Vishal's office in Chennai

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Vishal's publicist Johnson said, "It was a routine assessment conducted by the TDS wing". The search took place a day after a vicious spat between Vishal, who is also the president of Tamil Film Producers Council , and BJP leader H Raja over Vijay-starrer " Mersal ". Read More »

Rakesh Asthana, Investigating Officer Of AgustaWestland, Appointed Special Director Of CBI

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At a Press conference to announce the initiation of the dialogue process in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh, when asked on the controversial appointment of Asthana, said, "Please only ask questions related to it (matter on Jammu and Kashmir)". "Govt shows meeting of ACC on Sunday when PM in Guj!(sic)". "ACC promotes offr as SPL Dir CBI in violation of SC orders (sic)". A panel headed by Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary reportedly red-flagged Asthana's promotion, citing his alleged ... Read More »

Joint Chiefs Chairman gives timeline of Niger ambush

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But no bombs were dropped. American troops who came under fire in Niger during a deadly ambush this month waited more than an hour before calling for help, the top United States military officer said on Monday. He said that "within minutes" after the unit called for assistance, a USA drone was moved into position overhead, providing surveillance and full-motion video. Read More »

Cleanup continues after train carrying crude oil derails north of Edmonton

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Two neighbourhoods in Sturgeon County were evacuated as a precaution, affecting about 46 homes, but the county announced several hours later that the evacuation was over. Those who live in the area said the sound of the train coming off the track was like nothing they'd heard before. A resident of River's Edge Place, Teri Gosselin, heard the clatter Sunday she described as the "craziest noise" she'd ever heard. Read More »

Tornado Watch in effect until 2:00 am

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A tornado watch was issued for Burke County earlier this afternoon before it upgraded to a warning . Flying debris will be risky to those caught without shelter. and 11 p.m. Wind gusts between 40 and 50 miles per hour are expected, with locally stronger, damaging gusts. The forecast is "still pretty representative of a fluid situation where we're getting rain on and off through the afternoon", said Carl Barnes, a meteorologist with the NWS. Read More »

Lagos Govt Files Fresh Charges Against Evans

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The charges are separate from the ones pressed against him before the Ikeja division of the court. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has awarded N2,000,000 in damages to Mr. Consequently, the presiding judge, Justice Oloruntoyin Taiwo, adjourned the case, following the application filed by the Ogungbeje, seeking to repeal the charges brought. Read More »

Putrajaya seeks Interpol's help in the hunt for Jho Low

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CONTROVERSIAL Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho appears to be in the clear of the abuses linked to state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) - at least according to the Malaysian government. You may know him as Jho Low, or as we sometimes like to think of him, King of the Friendzone, where Miranda Kerr is his proverbial platonic queen . Read More »

Near-Term, Can This Stock Move the Needle: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)

Waters Parkerson & Company bought 10,843 shares as the company's stock rose 5.47% with the market. The company was downgraded on Friday, June 30 by BTIG Research. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Earnings per share is generally reported in annualized form from the most recent fiscal year. Read More »

Boeing signs $13.8 billion deal with Singapore International Airlines

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Trump joked. -China relations "very closely" and stressed the importance of the relationship as President Trump prepares for his first visit to Asia, and Beijing, next month. The airline will purchase 20 Boeing 777-9 aircraft and 19 of the Seattle-based plane maker's 787-10 Dreamliner jets-all long-haul aircraft. "SIA has been a Boeing customer for many decades and we are pleased to have finalised this major order for widebody aircraft, which will enable us to continue operating a modern and ... Read More »

MetroCard replacement to begin rolling out in 2019, MTA says

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The New York Times reports that the MTA is expected to confirm a $ 573 million contract for the system that will replace the MetroCard. "It's going to be transformative". The transit authority's chairman Joseph Lhota said the fare structure will remain the same, and won't be based on distance or zoning like it is in the London Underground and Washington D.C., which also use a similar system. Read More »

State Dept revokes visa of top Putin critic Browder

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On Saturday it emerged that Russian Federation had placed the US-born British citizen on Interpol's list, exploiting a loophole that lets countries unilaterally place individuals on its database used to request an arrest. "Interpol rejected them all on grounds that they were politically motivated, but Interpol member states can file diffusions without any oversight". Read More »

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam-era Army medic

He is being awarded this prestigious medal for offering medical assistance, protection, and even offering his own body as a shield for fellow wounded soldiers while under enemy fire. Trump has refused to shake the controversy, tweeting criticism over the weekend of the Democratic congresswoman who first publicly criticized his call with the widow and again taking to Twitter on Monday to rebut Sgt. Read More »

Election of new Congress chief after Gujarat schedule

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Referring to allegations by Patidar leader Narendra Patel that a bribe of Rs 1 crore was offered to him to join the BJP , Gandhi said that "priceless voices" of Gujarat can neither be stifled nor bought. Gandhi said Modi imposed demonetisation previous year on a personal whim, pushing lakhs of people into distress. "The people are tormented by Narendra Modi and they will no longer remain silent". Read More »

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) Hits 'Overbought' Based on Its RSI

Therefore 100% are positive. Proofpoint Inc had 72 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon. Company insiders own 0.90% of the company's stock. (NYSE: ITW ). Rothschild Invest Il has invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Illinois Tool Works Inc . Read More »

Macri ally leads Argentina Senate race against former president

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's hopes of returning to power in Argentina were dealt a blow last night as she was beaten into second place in her bid to claim a seat in the senate representing Buenos Aires. 33 million Argentinians had the right to vote in yesterday's elections to renew half of the Chamber of Deputies (257 mandates) and a third of the Senate (72 seats). Read More »

Australian Teen Survives Great White Shark Attack

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He dad said: "Out of nowhere the shark has come up from underneath and hit the kayak that Sarah was on, and has projected her and the kayak into the air". Among them was her father, Chris Williams. She sustained just a few scratched and bruises. She was treated at Victor Harbour Hospital but appeared to be in good spirits. Read More »

Passenger dies in Johnston County crash

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The report says Cintron-Vazquez over corrected, left the roadway to the right and went into a north ditch. Soon after, a vehicle slowed down to avoid hitting the struck deer and was rear-ended by another vehicle. Troopers say both drivers were wearing seat belts and weren't hurt. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Lorain County Coroner's Office, Grafton FireDepartment, and Vaughn's Towing were all at the scene, release further states. Read More »

Cardi B and Offset Appear to Break Up and Get Back Together

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Cardi B wasn't pleased at all about being asked to leave, and she got into a confrontation with the police. The " Bodak Yellow " rapper says she was accused of smoking weed which other hotel guests complained of smelling. I could get, we could all get drug-tested, nobody smokes", she said. Cardi B added that Albany is "known for being racist" and said "everyone [else] on the floor was Caucasian". Read More »

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Trading Down - Short interest grew by 5.80%

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As of the end of the quarter Gateway Investment Advisers LLC had acquired 2,694 shares growing its position 0.3%. Smithfield has invested 0.08% in Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ). Poplar Forest Capital Limited Company, a California-based fund reported 6,200 shares. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $376.65 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $343.83. Read More »

Weak debut: Indian Energy Exchange lists at 9% less than issue price

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The issue, which was sold between October 9 and October 11, had been subscribed 2.28 times. The non institutional investors (NIIs) category was subscribed 0.85 times. Indian Energy Exchange IPO (IEX IPO) offers four different products: renewable energy certificates (REC), day ahead market (DAM), term ahead market (TAM), Energy savings certificates (ESCerts). Read More »

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Stake Lessened by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC

It has outperformed by 126.26% the S&P500. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Applied Materials by 145.4% during the second quarter. Among 19 analysts covering Agco Corporation ( NYSE:AGCO ), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. (AMAT) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 1.8, according to data compiled by Finviz. Read More »

Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, October 23, 2017

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But low pressure will start to approach the North Country Monday night and then move across the region Tuesday into Wednesday . The transition to colder weather will begin as the wind from the south swings around to the northwest behind the front. Read More »

Sweater weather will be here - momentarily

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Winds drop to single-digit range for the next few days. With cloudy to partly cloudy conditions expected for the rest of the week, humid conditions are also expected. Those extra measures include wearing lightweight, loose-fitting clothes, drinking plenty of water and rescheduling strenuous activities to early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. Read More »

Passenger in auto involved in deadly confrontation with Sask. RCMP facing charges

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Amanda Wahobin, 28, is charged with possession of property obtained by crime in relation to this incident; she also faces charges of robbery and breach of conditional sentence order that were not related to the Saturday incident. "Members located the suspect vehicle and initiated a brief pursuit", RCMP Chief Supt. One RCMP officer also suffered minor injuries, received medical attention in hospital, and has since been released. Read More »

'I'm Watching You' Stalker Writes to Kid Siblings, NYPD Says

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On the morning of October 20th, around 8:24 a.m., the NYPD says the 8-year-old and her friend were walking to a school bus pickup location near Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Avenue when they noticed an "adult male hiding between cars and following her to the school bus pickup location from her residence". Read More »

Police Seek Help To Identify Dead Boy Found On Texas Beach

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They added: "Galveston Police Department received a call from an individual stating they had found a body on the beach near the 700 block of Seawall Blvd". "This is an extremely unusual case for Galveston Island, and the circumstances surrounding this death grow more and more suspicious as time goes on", police said in a Facebook post . Read More »

All systems go for Kenya elections: electoral commission

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Ruth Odinga entered an election centre without permission, and caused damage to property, a statement said. "Her plan was very well calculated and she moved her family and luggage ahead of the Dubai trip while tricking the rest of the IEBC commissioners that she would join them only to land in New York", Raila said. Read More »

Cub Scout removed from den after grilling state senator on guns

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Ames pressed the Republican state senator, Vicki Marble, on an issue he knew was important to her: gun legislation. Eleven-year-old Ames Mayfield had his printed out and ready to go. Marble went on to say Americans enjoy multicultural food but cautioned that people also need to consider whether they are predisposed to any diseases due to their genetic makeup. Read More »

7-Year-Old Massachusetts Boy Killed By Pit Bulls

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Lowell school officials expressed sorrow over the death of a 7-year-old boy and "vibrant" Lowell Public Schools student who was killed in a pit bull attack Saturday, in a statement issued Monday. Two 100-, 120-pound pit bulls ... But the ASPCA argued that while pit bulls "may be more likely than other breeds to fight with dogs", this doesn't translate into aggression toward humans. Read More »

Volkswagen, Daimler say targeted by European Union antitrust probe

The investigations were conducted to look into any possibility of an illegal collusion among German automakers. BMW denies the claims - as do all the other companies involved. New research revealing that most diesel cars produce more harmful nitrogen oxide emissions in everyday use has put carmakers in a fix. Such discussions would have been illegal if the manufactures surreptitiously agreed to limit the competition in certain areas. Read More »

May's ex-policy chief claims Juncker aide leaked Brexit dinner details

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Asked about the growing controversy today, the Commission's chief spokesman Margaritis Schinas made a rare exception from the bloc's mantra that it does not comment on leaks. In May, a diplomatic row erupted following a similar report in the daily that Juncker had left a dinner meeting with May "10 times more sceptical" about the prospect of a Brexit deal and told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that May was in a "different galaxy". Read More »

SC refuses to modify order on playing National Anthem in movie theatres

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Ironically, it was the Supreme Court that had ordered previous year that the national anthem should be played across all cinema halls and that people should stand up and show respect. "Citizens can not be forced to carry patriotism on their sleeves and courts can not inculcate patriotism among people through its order", the bench said. Read More »