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Trump on NYC: 'Another Attack by a Very Sick and Deranged Person'


Eight people have been killed and at least 12 injured. Duke said that DHS was "closely monitoring" the developments in NY and that federal, state and local authorities were cooperating in investigating the episode. The President has been criticized for more harshly condemning terror attacks committed by non-white attackers. The suspect, identified as Sayfullo Saipov, reportedly yelled "Allahu Akbar" - which means "God is great" in Arabic - and proceeded to wave around a pellet gun and ... Read More »

Parent barricades self, teacher in California classroom


NBC is also reporting that no students were in the classroom when the parent barged in. Police believe the man is holding a teacher or other school staffer hostage and it wasn't clear if the man had a weapon, Railsback said. His family members said they took away the man's vehicle keys, but he still managed to make his way to the campus. ABC7 said a man who identified himself as an uncle of the barricaded suspect told reporters his nephew had an emotional breakdown and is not unsafe. Read More »

Terror Attack Hits New York-Developing


About a dozen other people were injured when a man identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented van into pedestrians and cyclists in downtown Manhattan. Four people were removed from the bus and they had minor injuries, the official said. Police are investigating a terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan . Read More »

Trump not interfering with probe, won't fire Mueller: lawyer to CNN

Mueller's in jeopardy", said Sen. "And there's no basis to fire Robert Mueller ", Sekulow said. Members of Indiana's congressional delegation were mostly silent about Monday's news that three former members of President Donald Trump's campaign team had been charged with crimes and one of them had pleaded guilty . Read More »

Spain awaits next move by ousted Catalan leader from Belgium


The election had presented Catalan separatists with a dilemma: to take part, but tacitly acknowledge that Catalonia remains part of the Spanish state; or to shun the vote as a step backwards and risk being utterly marginalised from the Spanish political stage. Read More »

Iran vows to expand small nuclear plants


The deal's concessions to Iran would not be such serious threats to USA national security if Iran were a responsible regional actor, or had begun to moderate its non-nuclear harmful behavior. The letter highlights flaws in a portion of the nuclear deal known as Section T, which is supposed to provide assurances that Iran is not engaging in any activities that would contribute to the design or development of a nuclear explosive device. Read More »

Neelamani N Raju appointed as chief of Karnataka Police


Neelamani N Raju, DGP of Karnataka, will be the state's first woman chief of police, media reports said. The decision was taken by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah after consultation with Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, the sources said. She has succeeded Mr R.K. Dutta, who demitted office on Tuesday on superannuation. Her challenge starts from November 2 itself, when the BJP has called for 'Nav Karnataka Parivarthan rally, ' in Bengaluru in the presence of party president Amit Shah. Read More »

Analysts Opinions on: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)


About 2.48 million shares traded. Gerdau SA (ADR) (NYSE:GGB) has risen 83.44% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.96% the S&P500. Blue Fin Cap holds 1.67% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) for 32,135 shares. Watermark Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Exxon Mobil Corporation in the 1st quarter valued at about $136,000. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. jabs Clinton with weird Halloween joke


As Bustle pointed out , a handful of conservative pundits have recently made reference to either President Hillary Clinton or the Hillary Clinton administration, so the road is presumably set! The storyline has been pushed by President Donald Trump in his many Twitter rants against his former 2016 election rival. Read More »

USA women 'lost at sea' never activated emergency beacon, Coast Guard says


The alert signal sends a location to rescuers within minutes and can be activated either manually or automatically. "It would be a shame if someone used a very expensive U.S. "I'm telling you I've never seen any Stanley Cup victor come even close to the precision these five sharks had", said Appel. The duo had food and water, and they thought they'd be able to make it to land somewhere. Read More »

New York City's Michelin stars announced for 2018


Photo Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten smells a Green Asparagus dish to make sure it has the right fragrance in the kitchen of Jean-Georges in NY. This year NY took a big hit with Jean-George's restaurant being demoted by a star, a tragic loss for the city's fine dining scene. Read More »

5 injured after shooting on NY street


It's unclear if the person in custody is the suspect, or if there are multiple suspects on the loose. People are reporting that a vehicle drove into the bicycle lane and ran into pedestrians. The NYPD tweeted that a person is in custody, and police activity has shut down the area. The victims will be treated at Bellevue Hospital. All information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing. Read More »

Boris Johnson lauds 'miracle of Israel' in honor of Balfour Declaration


Gabbay does not have the power to summarily purge Bahloul from the party, but they said he will find his name missing from the Zionist Camp list in the next election. The Palestinian Return Center rights group has called for the United Kingdom to apologize for the Balfour Declaration and pay reparations to those it says are affected by it. Read More »

Michigan CPA confused online with Trump adviser George Papadopoulos after guilty plea


Before the press had adequately parsed through the unsealed indictment against the Donald Trump campaign's former foreign advisor George Papadopoulos on Monday, the White House was already downplaying his role as that of a "volunteer." The Russian contact promised damaging information about Clinton that came from hacked and stolen emails, but Papadopoulos told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents he met the woman before joining the campaign and brought knowledge of the hacked data ... Read More »

Body discovered in trunk of auto after chase in Kaufman County


The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office says they were notified of a road rage incident near the city of Forney, which is just east of Dallas, and noticed the suspect's vehicle. KXAS reports the victim and Gilbert knew each other. He remains in the Kaufman County Jail. Isaac's cause of death has not been determined, and the sheriff's office declined Monday to release further information about her body or potential injuries. Read More »

Dartmouth College professors face criminal investigation for alleged 'sexual misconduct'


While those investigations are pending, the three faculty members are on paid leave, with restricted access to Dartmouth property. A multi-agency investigation into the case is now under way, which MacDonald says includes both his office and the Grafton County attorney's office, along with the New Hampshire State Police, the Grafton County Sheriff's Office, and the Hanover Police Department. Read More »

John Boehner Rips 'A**hole' Jason Chaffetz In Scorching Interview

Boehner wasn't very complimentary about the new speaker's performance. Unconstrained by politics in his retirement, the "Republican" fired on GOP members in the media and in Congress. When Boehner looks at America, he sees a nation with deep, troubling divisions. In one notable moment, the Ohio Republican, now two years removed from office, blamed radio personality Mark Levin for dragging two other commentators, Rush Limbaugh and Fox News host Sean Hannity , "to the dark side". Read More »

Freudian Slip? Watch Hannity Mistakenly Blame 'President Clinton' for Uranium One Deal


The president's eldest son poked fun at Hillary Clinton after she said in a Monday appearance in Chicago that she would " maybe come as the president " when asked what her costume would be. Two days later, he slipped up again. Hannity opened the show with the words "This may be one of the most important monologues I ever give on this" - and then shortly after referred to Hillary Clinton as "President Clinton". Read More »

UP set to introduce NCERT textbooks in madrasas


The step is taken by the government in order to make the students of the madrassa more competitive by providing them with contemporary education. "The idea is to not only make subjects like math and science compulsory, but also introduce vocational education so that students coming out of madrasas in the state can compete with other schools as well", he added. Read More »

PM, Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary


Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary". "Late Indira Gandhi's 100 birth anniversary is being celebrated on November 19 and to mark the occasion OPCC has launched the Indira Jyoti Jatra. Rahul Gandhi put out a tweet remembering the words of his grandmother along with her picture saying, "Forgiveness is a virtue of the fearless: Indira Gandhi". Read More »

Song-Song couple tie the knot


And unfortunately for fans, that bit of information was all that was shared with them. Stay tuned for more coverage. Again on Monday, a day before the wedding, Blossom Entertainment and United Artists Agency (UAA), which represent the two stars, said they weren't able to confirm anything, citing marriage was a "personal matter". Read More »

Ending speculation, BJP names Dhumal as Himachal CM candidate


The Chief minister candidate of BJP for the forthcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly election would make the competition tough. Shah, who started his five-day visit to the state on Monday, said: "I want to say this thing also that at present Dhumal is the former Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition and after December 18, Dhumal would be the Chief Minister". Read More »

Eurozone growth rises at an annual pace of 2.5% in Q3

The economy is forecast to grow 0.5% sequentially in the third quarter. On a yearly basis, the currency bloc grew 2.5 percent, which was faster than the 2.3 percent rise logged in the second quarter and the expected rate of 2.4 percent. Inflation is seen unchanged at 1.5% in October. Oliver Kolodseike, senior economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, said "consumer spending should continue to support the economic recovery" over the coming months in light of sustained ... Read More »

Nonprofit watchdog group releases 2017 hospital safety grades

The grades are derived from expert analysis of publicly available data using 27 evidence-based, national measures of hospital safety. It marked a significant boost from the spring 2017 Leapfrog report card, when Colorado ranked just 21st with 14 "A" hospitals. Read More »

Judge blocks Trump from barring transgender troops from the military


He gave the Pentagon until March 23, 2018 to craft a new policy on transgender service members. Trump announced in July that he would ban transgender people from the military, reversing a policy made by his predecessor, Barack Obama. That means for now, transgender troops can serve openly. Kollar-Kottelly said Trump's motives for the ban are "not genuinely based on legitimate concerns regarding military effectiveness or budget constraints, but are instead driven by a desire to express ... Read More »

Sania Mirza celebrates Shoaib Malik's success with Kheema Paratha


Malik was adjudged the man-of-the-match and the series for his outstanding performances. Pakistan Cricket Team had hosted Sri Lanka for a T20I match at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on Sunday. "I guess the seat is taken already". Shoaib Malik celebrated his success in the series with his wife along with his friends none other than Azhar Mahmood and Atif Aslam. Read More »

Upper Merion Police Shoot Suspect in Armed Robberies


According to authorities, during Saturday's robbery, the suspect jumped into the back seat of a woman's vehicle, put a gun to her head, and demanded her purse. According to sources, the man was shot several times including once in the back. The burglary suspect is described as a light-skinned black man between 30 and 40 years of age. Read More »

New Zealand aims to extend ideal T20 record against India


Iyer also said that he was looking ahead to attend the team meetings as well. Iyer said he is flexible batting at any position. The three-match T20I series will also witness some promising players taking the field and veteran pacer Ashish Nehra signing off with the first match at his home ground. Read More »

Bank of England predicts up to 75000 finance job losses


He added the longer-term impact of Brexit on jobs in financial services was much less certain, and depended on what deal the United Kingdom struck with the EU. It says 40,000 jobs could be lost directly from financial services, and the legal professional services sector would account for the rest of the job losses. Read More »

Australian citizenship row entangles another politician


Mr Parry now holds the highest position in the Australian Senate, which he could be forced to resign from if the UK's foreign office confirms he is a citizen. Only Mr Canavan and South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon survived the challenge. "As a result of this, I have had cause to examine my citizenship status in relation to my late father having been born in the United Kingdom". Read More »

Wife of Putin's 'assassination plotter' killed in shooting

A member of the board of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, MP Anton Herashchenko, reported this on his Facebook page. "Adam Osmaev was wounded but will live", he wrote. Monday's shooting follows a bombing in Kyiv last Thursday that killed two people and wounded three, including nationalist Ukrainian lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk . Read More »

Kabul bomb blast: Explosion in embassy zone causes multiple casualties

The explosion occurred on Fourth Street of the capital's Wazir Akbar Khan diplomatic zone, Kabul police deputy chief Haq Nawaz Haqyar told RFE/RL. Witnesses say police vehicles, ambulances were seen heading towards the scene of blast. In another bomb attack, 15 cadets were killed at Marshal Fahim Military Academy in Kabul on Saturday. Read More »