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Catalonia: Sacked leaders summoned to Madrid court

Catalonia: Sacked leaders summoned to Madrid court Puigdemont has said he is open to testifying in Spain's trial from within Belgium. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy sacked Mr Puigdemont and his government on Friday, hours after the Catalan parliament made a unilateral declaration of independence - a vote boycotted by the opposition and declared illegal by Spanish courts. [Full Article...]

Global gender gap widens in 2017 for 1st time since 2006

Even more than in the workplace, political participation stubbornly lagged behind, with women still accounting for just 23 percent of the world's decision makers, according to the report. According to the report's predictions, western Europe is likely to close its economic gender gap in 47 years, whereas it may take 580 years for the Middle East and North Africa to do so. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif reaches Islamabad from London to face corruption cases

Nawaz Sharif reaches Islamabad from London to face corruption cases Agreeing with the proposal, sources said, Nawaz Sharif was of the opinion that one can not be expected to stay quiet if an injustice has been meted out to him. The judge is expected to formally indict the former prime minister, lawyers say. Earlier, talking to journalists in London, Nawaz Sharif complained that there are contradictions in the "system of Pakistan". [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh NTPC blast: 20 killed, 100 injured, death toll may rise

Uttar Pradesh NTPC blast: 20 killed, 100 injured, death toll may rise The Chief Minister has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of those killed, Rs 50,000 each to those seriously injured, and Rs 25,000 each to those with less grave injuries. Currently, the plant has now been shut down. He has also announced ex gratia relief of 3,095 USA dollars for each family that has lost its member in the accident. [Full Article...]

Akshay Kumar looks scary in `2.0` latest poster

Akshay Kumar looks scary in `2.0` latest poster The makers of the film released a new poster featuring the Khiladi , and he looks like an absolute monster in it. Speaking at the grand audio launch of the film in Dubai, Akshay had said, "Rajini sir is the real superstar". Produced by Lyca Productions the film made at an estimated budget of Rs 450 crores is believed to be the most expensive Indian film to date. As it was recently revealed that... [Full Article...]

NYC attack: Investigators examine Fla. apartment complex listed as suspect's address

NYC attack: Investigators examine Fla. apartment complex listed as suspect's address Authorities say he came to the United States seven years ago from Uzbekistan under what is called the Diversity Visa Program, which offers a lottery for people from countries with few immigrants in America. A woman at the apartment that was identified as Saipov's on residential records would not give her name, but said Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were at her apartment Tuesday night, tha... [Full Article...]

Former Trump Adviser's Guilty Plea Could Rattle White House

Former Trump Adviser's Guilty Plea Could Rattle White House On this episode of "Fault Lines", hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss whether or not Donald Trump should be concerned about the indictments against Trump's former Campaign Chair Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates , as well as a guilty plea by George Papadopoulos , a third Trump Campaign official. [Full Article...]

Major Beer Company Invests $200M Into Cannabis Beverages

Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Constellation Brands by 488.5% in the 2nd quarter. When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 1.65 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. [Full Article...]

Iran to reopen border crossings with Iraq's Kurdish region

Iran to reopen border crossings with Iraq's Kurdish region The Kurdistan Region "must build strong democratic institutions and resolve historical differences between the KRG and the Iraqi government consistent with the Iraqi Constitution", Johnson stated, adding the Region "will have the UK's full support". [Full Article...]

USA nurse wins compensation case for wrongful arrest

USA nurse wins compensation case for wrongful arrest Dim was a hold officer for the Rigby police. In the police body cam film of the July 26 episode, Detective Jeff Payne bound Wubbels and put her in a squad vehicle when she declined to enable officers to acquire a blood test from a crash casualty at the doctor's facility without a warrant. [Full Article...]

'Multiple parties down': Authorities on scene of shooting at Colorado Walmart

'Multiple parties down': Authorities on scene of shooting at Colorado Walmart One person has been killed and another injured in a shooting, law enforcement sources told to Scripps affiliate KMGH-TV. Police in Thornton , Colorado have reported "multiple parties" have been shot at a Walmart in Thornton Town Centre on Wednesday (1 November). [Full Article...]

London to set Northern Ireland budget, sparking concerns of direct rule

London to set Northern Ireland budget, sparking concerns of direct rule The British government said on Wednesday it will begin the process of directly imposing an annual budget for Northern Ireland after parties there failed to restore the region's devolved government. Sinn Féin negotiator Gerry Kelly seen in the party's offices at Stormont as the North's two main parties remain locked in talks with the latest deadline to restore powersharing due to expire within a ma... [Full Article...]

Foundation objects to Germany's plan to name train after Anne Frank

They evaded capture and deportation until they were possibly betrayed in August 1944 and Anne and her sister were sent to Bergen-Belsen where they died in early 1945. Over 19,400 responses came in with more than 2,500 suggestions within just a month, out of which Anne Frank's name was one of the most popular suggestions. [Full Article...]

Mom tied son to pool on roof of vehicle, complaint says

Mom tied son to pool on roof of vehicle, complaint says According to the charging document, an officer was called to the area of Hillcrest and Claremont roads for a report of a child riding on top of a minivan holding down a plastic pool. 'As a grandparent right now, I mean, I know the kids have to be strapped in. While no one came to the door at Schmunk's home or her sister's home to comment to FOX 6, a neighbor said she needs to "think about the sa... [Full Article...]

New Yorkers oppose Constitutional Convention ahead of election

New Yorkers oppose Constitutional Convention ahead of election Election Day is less than a week away and a new Siena Research Institute poll shows likely voters oppose the constitutional convention, or "con-con", by a almost two to one margin. The poll also found 52% of likely voters had a favorable opinion of Gov. Cuomo and 43% had an unfavorable opinion. The latest Siena College poll released this week shows the lowest support for the Convention since p... [Full Article...]

Pakistan return helicopters given by U.S. to monitor Pak-Afghan border

Speaking to Senate today, the minister briefed the lawmakers that Pakistan s foreign policy will be designed in accordance with the necessary guidelines and mutual consent. He, however, assured the Senate that Pakistan is engaged with the United States to find common grounds for peace and stability in Afghanistan through joint efforts. [Full Article...]

MNS, Congress Workers Clash In Mumbai's Dadar Over Hawkers' Eviction

MNS, Congress Workers Clash In Mumbai's Dadar Over Hawkers' Eviction As per the reports, in the Dadar area of Mumbai MNS and Congress worker again emanated clashes. "Congress party leaders and workers, mainly Maharashtrians, had organised this morcha to felicitate the Marathi hawkers". RAF officials were also called in to control the situation. Since, the stampede over Elphinstone railway station of Mumbai that killed 23 people, the MNS workers have spread ou... [Full Article...]

Suspect in deadly terror attack has ties to Tampa

Suspect in deadly terror attack has ties to Tampa The man was pulled over in Cass County in October and December of 2011, in Lincoln County in April of 2014 and in Cass County again in February of 2017, court records showed. Abdusamatova said her family believed Saipov got married sometime after arriving in the USA and may now have two children. He drove trucks and was an Uber driver for six months, police said. [Full Article...]

Cassandra Sainsbury sentenced to six years in jail

Cassandra Sainsbury sentenced to six years in jail Mr Herran says the court accepts Sainsbury was in a situation where people are "victims of deceit, victims of their own socio-economic conditions and victims of ignorance regarding Colombian law". She must also pay a fine of almost $US100,000 ($AU130,350). Cassandra Sainsbury is escorted by police to a court hearing in Bogota, Colombia. But she told the program her travel plans were changed at... [Full Article...]

Second person wanted for questioning in New York City attack, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Second person wanted for questioning in New York City attack, Federal Bureau of Investigation says The wanted poster said anyone with information about the case should call contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). The Daily Beast, which reviewed a law-enforcement bulletin about Kadirov, says he is a legal resident of Florida and is known to "possess a firearms ID card". [Full Article...]


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