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Spain boots out Catalan police chief in continuing push to take control


In addition, Council of Ministers has approved submission of an appeal to Constitutional Court against resolution adopted in Catalan parliament. This major development comes just weeks after the Catalan independence referendum of 2017, which was declared illegal, where 92 percent of the people voted backing independence. Read More »

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Bottom Line Declines 5% In Q3


It last reported revenues of $3.6 billion and EPS of $0.15 for the June 2017, representing 41% top-line growth and -0.18 EPS growth. Net income fell to $129 million, or 50 cents per share, in the quarter ended September 30, from $317 million, or $1.19 per share, a year earlier. Read More »

Central Alberta Legions launch their poppy campaigns


It uses donations to offer support in many ways including providing crisis grants, researching the long lasting impact of blast injuries on the body, lobbying the government on issues that affect communities, sport and art based recovery programmes and advising on benefits and money problems. Read More »

Indian quadcopter shot down along LoC


Pakistan has Strongly opposed supply of armed drones by the United States to India and warned that the deal between the countries could increase chances of "military misadventures", leading to conflict in the area. He said "extra-regional powers" should be mindful of such actions, which can undermine strategic stability in South Asia. Zakaria said that Pakistan and U.S. Read More »

UAE Judoka Refuses to Shake Hands of Israeli Who Beats Him


An Israeli won gold medal at Abu Dhabi judo grand slam but was forced to receive his medal without his country's national anthem and flag. At the award ceremony, Flicker could be seen on the podium apparently mouthing the words to the "Hatikvah", the Israeli national anthem. Read More »

Trump to shrink tribal Bears Ears National Monument, Hatch says

October 26, 2017 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - the two Utah sites - are among several that US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended reducing in size in order to make way for more industrial activity. Read More »

Saputo to buy Australian dairy co-op Murray Goulburn for $1.3B

Though the deal has secured the unanimous approval of Murray Goulburn's board, it remains subject to shareholder and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission approval. Active MG suppliers will also receive a $0.40/kg MS retrospective backpay amount in respect of all qualifying milk solids supplied between July 1 and October 31, 2017, reflecting the difference between MG's current 2018 FMP of $5.20/kg MS and $5.60/kg MS. Read More »

Vikings WR Diggs on track to play against Browns


If he can't go, Adam Thielen, Laquon Treadwell and Michael Floyd (calf) would be in line for more looks in the Minnesota passing game. Guard Jeremiah Sirles (knee) has already been listed as out. Reiff missed the fourth quarter of Sunday's win over the Baltimore Ravens and sat out practice on Wednesday. Coach Mike Zimmer confirmed on Friday the decision that he'd been coy about all week regarding Keenum, who has played well in relief of Sam Bradford. Read More »

Walgreens selling Narcan nasal spray nationwide

Some have questioned whether having Narcan in stores would enable an addict. Walgreens announced it will be stocking Narcan Nasal Spray ( naloxone; Adapt Pharma ) in all of its pharmacies across the country as part of an effort to combat drug abuse. Read More »

Kim Jong-Un Congratulates Xi After Party Congress


Some analysts maintain that the road to negotiations "could be strengthened and accelerated if both North Korea and China believe that a U.S. military strike" is "becoming more likely", CRS said. The most recent test triggered landslides and reshaped Mt. Mantapsan, leading some expert observers to conclude that North Korea damaged its nuclear test site. Read More »

First charges approved in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation


A grand jury has approved the first charges in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, CNN is reporting in an exclusive. CNN also reported someone could be taken into custody by Monday. Mueller is a former prosecutor and served as Federal Bureau of Investigation director from 2001 to 2013. Charges into the Trump-Russia probe are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Read More »

Eminem to donate legal win money to charity


Eminem has won a legal battle with a New Zealand political party after they used a song very similar to " Lose Yourself " in an election advert. Eminem will donate any money he gets as a result of the National Party using a copy of his music to hurricane victims in the US. Read More »

Trump exonerates himself from allegations of Russian Federation collusion


WATCH: former DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz claims she was unaware of the millions of dollars her DNC paid to fund Russia-dossier. The question or Russian collusion seemingly referred to the Politico report. The Wall Street Journal had a good op-ed about this Uranium One revival, snarkily calling it the "silence of the scams". According to the articles, based on information provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and former FBI investigators, the Obama Justice ... Read More »

White House: Donald Trump's Sexual Harassment Accusers All Made It Up


Attorneys for one of the accusers, Summer Zervos , a former contestant on "The Apprentice ", subpoenaed the Trump campaign for all documents related to her claims and other female accusers. Her lawyers want the Trump campaign to turn over "all documents" relating to Zervos and almost a dozen other women who have accused Trump of unwanted sexual advances and touching. Read More »

Trump is renovating the Oval Office with $1.75m


Trump said to one child. Trump handed out boxes of Hershey Kisses emblazoned with the presidential seal and posed for photos with the children at the Resolute Desk. "You have wonderful parents, right?" The report said that the email exchange came hours after the president said in a Fox News Radio interview Tuesday that he had called almost all of the families of those killed since he took office. Read More »

Tropical storm likely to form in Caribbean over next 48 hours


The next name on the list of tropical storms for the 2017 Atlantic season is Philippe. This tropical disturbance, called Invest 93L, could form into a tropical depression or tropical storm by Sunday, according to a Friday outlook from the National Hurricane Center . Read More »

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Polling dates announced

The Himachal elections also saw BJP getting an edge in the Opinion Poll. Normally, the State units send multiple names for one seat and it's the CEC at the BJP headquarters which takes the final call after a long-drawn discussion, lasting as much as three to four hours. Read More »

West Bengal government challenges mandatory Aadhaar linking in Supreme Court


Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it is open to extending the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various programmes for those who do not have the unique identity yet. While the deadline had initially been announced as September 30, 2017 the date was later extended to December 31, 2017. The A-G said no services, that were otherwise available, would be denied for non-linking of Aadhaar. Read More »

California gang member's 'hot' mugshot goes viral


She was charged with two felony weapon charges and booked into Fresno County Jail. Fresno Police Department have released her mugshot alongside a picture of the lilac handgun she was arrested with via Facebook . "She's attractive tho that highlight poppin", a commenter praised. Another man asked how much the bail was, saying he was willing to pay it. " Free this hot gangster chick ", one said. Read More »

Dramatic video shows vehicle driving into immigrant rights rally


A California man has been charged with assault after driving his vehicle into a crowd of protesters outside of a congressman's office. After being booked, Wenzek was later released pending results of the investigation. This is the shocking moment a motorist attempted to drive through a crowd of protestors. One of the protesters, Andrew Cohen of Unite Here Local 11 labor organization, said he saw the incident developing and was frightened it would be a deadly confrontation similar to the one in ... Read More »

Presidential Voting Postponed Again in Western Kenya


The postponement announced by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati at the Bomas of Kenya on Friday evening will affect some 24 constituencies in the counties on Kisumu, Migori, Siaya and Homa Bay. Some areas have witnessed physical interference with IEBC's preparation for the fresh poll. In reality, the election, a redo of a presidential race in August that was nullified by Kenya's high court, was far from peaceful in several parts of the country. Read More »

President Trump Praises China's Xi Jinping Ahead Of Asia Trip

Only Mao Zedong has previously been honored by the incorporation of "Mao Zedong Thought " into the Communist Party constitution while he was still alive. A series of weapons tests by North Korea and a string of increasingly bellicose exchanges between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have ratcheted up tensions. Read More »

Facebook to test new ad transparency features in Canada

Once the political advertisers are verified by the company, their election-related ads would include a disclosure reading "Paid for by". Facebook is promising more transparency over political advertising, days before it testifies to Congress about empowering alleged Russian meddling in the US election. Read More »

'Neo-Nazi' accused of terror plot to kill MP Rosie Cooper


The alleged leader of banned terror group National Action has appeared in court over a plot to murder a Labour MP . Christopher Lythgoe, 31, is charged with encouraging him to commit murder. In December a year ago terrorism laws were used to ban National Action. Four of the men have been charged with belonging to a proscribed organisation contrary to section 11 of the Terrorism Act 2000: Garron Helm, 24, of Seaforth, Liverpool; Matthew Hankinson, 23, of Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside; ... Read More »

Blue Whale challenge a 'national problem': SC


The Court, after hearing the parties, noted in its order that the Blue Whale game "is risky to life and needs to be condemned". Asking the Centre to take steps to ensure that no such deaths occur, the bench said lonely and depressed children are usually attracted towards such risky games. Read More »

Tax Reform Ahead: House Agrees on Budget


A group of NY and New Jersey Republicans already voted against the GOP budget resolution in the House due to their opposition to eliminating the state and local tax deduction. The budget had to advance for Republicans, who are under intense pressure in the wake of their failure to repeal ObamaCare, to approve an expected tax cut for the richest taxpayers and corporations. Read More »

Father of missing girl back in police custody


A Richardson, Texas Police Department spokeswoman told India-West that Sherin Mathews' death continues to be actively investigated by police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sini retained an attorney shortly after Sherin went missing. In the Sherin Mathews case, the discovery was not the outcome the Richardson community hoped for, though it was necessarily to the investigation, the report said. Read More »

Trump Calls Dem Mega-Donor Tom Steyer 'Wacky' And 'Totally Unhinged'


The former hedge fund manager spent more than $70 million in support of Democrats in the 2014 election cycle with little success. Steyer's one-minute advertisement - which asks voters to call Congress about filing articles of impeachment - has aired on cable news multiple times a day for the past week, including "Fox and Friends", Trump's favorite show. Read More »

'Can You Say Corruption?' Puerto Rico Contract for Trump-Connected Raises Concerns


This is the largest contract awarded to any company for relief efforts on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The two-year-old company had only two full-time employees and was rapidly hiring workers to tackle the job of patching up the destroyed power grid that has left most of the US territory without electricity for weeks following the destructive hurricane. Read More »

Svitolina plays quiz master and tour guide in Singapore


Wozniacki began her campaign in the Red Group by dropping just two games against Elina Svitolina and was in similarly destructive form in a 6-0 6-2 victory over world number one Simona Halep . "I play with my emotions and sometimes it is just too much", she said. On Thursday afternoon, Pliskova plays the already-eliminated Jelena Ostapenko in a dead rubber, while the match between Muguruza and Williams leads off the night session. Read More »

Suspect arrested in Grambling State University shooting


According to the sheriff, the shooting was not random and the victims and the suspect knew each other to some extent. "We want the university community to know that there is no current danger of any random acts of violence or anything of that nature". Read More »

Most Aussies think Michaelia Cash should go — AFP Scandal


The minister also said that she had sought assurances from her staff, including her other media advisor, that they were unaware of the raid before it took place. "Because she had, her Chief-of-Staff was organising to get rid of the deputy prime minister of Australia with the New Zealand opposition". Senator Cormann insisted Senator Cash had acted entirely appropriately. Read More »