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Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: Congress announces list of 59 candidates Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: Congress announces list of 59 candidates
- October 20, 2017

BJP leader Pramod Sharma will contest from Shimla Rural which is now held by Virbhadra Singh. A day ahead of Congress central election committee meet, the leaders engaged in hectic lobbying to get upper hand in ticket distribution. Late Ayurveda Minister Karan Singh's son, Aditya Vikram, is in the race from Banjar constituency. Virbhadra Singh has been fielded by the Congress from Arki while state party chief Sukhhu from Nadaun and former state party chief Viplova Thakur, a Rajya Sabha ... (more...)
Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation
- October 19, 2017

In the 10-second clip, the group of senior and junior girls dropped expletives. School officials say that the video was recorded a year ago, was then posted privately on social media, and was then released by an unknown person (s). The video spread online on Monday after being uploaded to Instagram by one of the girls. While another wrote, 'It was recorded a year ago, and shared during this school year so they obviously still think it's amusing and acceptable, or they would've deleted it ... (more...)
U.S. seeks 'impossible' changes to NAFTA for Mexico, Canada — Toyota executive U.S. seeks 'impossible' changes to NAFTA for Mexico, Canada — Toyota executive
- October 19, 2017

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday at a press conference. The three countries, which will meet again on Nov 17, have been unable to reach agreement on a range of issues, including what percentage of a product should be made in the U.S. (more...)
'Trump's Claim Is Wrong': Comments On Presidents' Calls To Military Families Rebutted 'Trump's Claim Is Wrong': Comments On Presidents' Calls To Military Families Rebutted
- October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump falsely claimed Monday that President Barack Obama and other past presidents did not call the relatives of servicemembers killed in action. "Now, as far as other representatives, I don't know". One person wrote : "I am a Gold Star mom and a disabled vet. Trump does not speak for me and did not speak for my son". (more...)
Putin green lights launch of the CryptoRuble Putin green lights launch of the CryptoRuble
- October 18, 2017

The CryptoRuble won't be a typical crypto coin, as it won't be open for miners. The minister also noted that the introduction of the cryptoruble will not legalize the use of Bitcoin and the likes, even though mining and using those cryptocurrencies now is not explicitly forbidden in Russian Federation. (more...)
Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event
- October 18, 2017

Spencer to speak his racist views on our campus". This led Rick Scott , the governor of Alachua County, where the campus is located, to declare a state of emergency . Almost 100 people rallied Monday to protest the school's decision to allow Spencer to speak. Darnell said Scott's executive order was not meant to "alarm anyone", but to make sure that her office has the "resources and equipment to help us prepare for violence or widespread property damage". (more...)
Donald Trump won't get state visit pomp Donald Trump won't get state visit pomp
- October 17, 2017

The Queen usually receives two heads of state per year - most recently Spain's King Felipe - and has hosted 111 State Visits throughout her reign. The first real clue that the planned State Visit would not be going ahead in 2017 came in the Queen's Speech in June . (more...)
Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 73 Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 73
- October 17, 2017

Quiet weather will last through the rest of the week with temperatures slowly warming back to the low to mid 80s by the weekend . Mostly sunny skies will continue to be the case through the remainder of the work week. Monday: Sunny and mild. Wed: High: 76 Low: 49 Sunny. Through the beginning of next week, we will have more sunny skies with little to no chance for any rain. (more...)
Trump Subpoenaed by Former Trump Subpoenaed by Former "Apprentice" Contestant Who Claims He Groped Her
- October 17, 2017

Summer Zervos , a contestant on season five of The Apprentice , alleges that she was sexually assaulted by Trump and subpoenaed all documents from his campaign pertaining to " any woman alleging that Donald J. Per her lawsuit, Trump "kissed [Zervos] on the mouth repeatedly, he touched her breast, and he pressed his genitals up against her". "Lawyers for Trump said the suit "... (more...)
IAF Takes Out Syrian Antiaircraft Battery in Retaliatory Raid
- October 17, 2017

In March, for instance, the Syrian army fired SA-5 missiles at Israeli fighter planes that were trying to bomb a Hezbollah arms convoy. He said Russian forces were notified in real time and that Israel holds Syria responsible for any attack from its territory. (more...)
Gross interference in EC's working, BJP looking at defeat in Gujarat: Congress Gross interference in EC's working, BJP looking at defeat in Gujarat: Congress
- October 16, 2017

Chief election commissioner AK Joti said Gujarat had sought more time to hold polls because of flood rehabilitation work. Usually when elections are due within a period of six months, these states are combined and a joint announcement is made, it said. (more...)
Dem's Dem's "Porn Monger" Desperate for Dark Files on President Trump
- October 16, 2017

Flynt also called for the release of Trump's tax returns, as well as other financial and business records, arguing that "there may be a smoking gun " and that " impeachment requires unimpeachable evidence". "We need to flush everything out into the open", Flynt says. Mr Trump has been involved in an escalating war of words with the North Korean regime over their nuclear ambitions, while he has also refused to certify the nuclear pact signed between Iran and six world powers, including ... (more...)
Top Republican senator: Trump is 'castrating' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Top Republican senator: Trump is 'castrating' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
- October 16, 2017

Also in the interview , Tillerson once again refused to deny recent reports that he called Trump a "moron", giving an identical answer to the one he offered when the story broke: "I'm not gonna deal with that kind of petty stuff". "But it's the first part" - the "castration" of Tillerson - "that I am most exercised about". Donald Trump ridicules anyone who opposes his words or policies mercilessly on Twitter, but Senator Bob Corker seems to be impervious to the president's sophomoric ... (more...)
Right-Wing Israeli minster, Bennett, will demand cutting ties with the PA Right-Wing Israeli minster, Bennett, will demand cutting ties with the PA
- October 16, 2017

But instead, the global community should have tried to "pull Hamas into a dialogue ", Blair said in an interview for Donald Macintyre's " Gaza: Preparing for Dawn ", which is set to be released in November. Abbas has warned he would not accept Hamas keeping its weapons, rejecting a "Hezbollah-model" arrangement in the Gaza Strip. Hamas has repeatedly refused to disarm and dismantle the 25,000-strong fighting force it controls in the Gaza Strip. (more...)
Pak anti-graft court defers Sharif's indictment till October 19 Pak anti-graft court defers Sharif's indictment till October 19
- October 15, 2017

Reportedly, the pumped-up PML-N lawyers were stopped from entering the courtroom, and in the ensuing scuffle a black coat suffered minor wounds, causing matters to spill into the courtroom itself, forcing the judge to adjourn proceedings to October 19, perhaps the secretly desired end result of the whole enterprise. (more...)
No evidence of Sanatan Sanstha's involvement in Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT No evidence of Sanatan Sanstha's involvement in Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT
- October 15, 2017

Singh said. "Three sketches of two suspects have been made on the basis of their description by eyewitness accounts and the CCTV footage obtained". Lankesh was shot dead at her residence by few unidentified assailants on September 5. Putting to rest speculations of Prof M M Kalburgi and Gauri Lankesh being murdered by the same weapon, the SIT said there was no evidence to suggest so. (more...)
GJM supporters clash with police in W Bengal, SI killed GJM supporters clash with police in W Bengal, SI killed
- October 15, 2017

Kolkata: A sub-inspector of police was gunned down and two security personnel were injured when the supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morch (GJM) president Bimal Gurung allegedly fired at them near Singla Bastee near the West Bengal and Sikkim border on Friday morning. (more...)
Collins says she's not running for governor, will stay in Senate
- October 15, 2017

Senate", said Mark Brewer, professor of political science at the University of Maine. For a time, it seemed like that number might shrink even further on the GOP side of the aisle, as Collins was widely rumored to be considering a run for ME governor in 2018, aiming to replace the hyper-controversial Paul LePage. (more...)
North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Could Be Unstable North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Could Be Unstable
- October 14, 2017

North Korea is preparing to fire multiple short-range rockets around the opening of the Chinese Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress on 18 October, a South Korean daily newspaper reported Wednesday. Anyone anxious that the United States-North Korea impasse is heading to a nuclear showdown should relax. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly warned Thursday that Americans should worry about North Korea having the ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile. (more...)
London to Edinburgh in 50 minutes: Branson's Virgin Hyperloop One London to Edinburgh in 50 minutes: Branson's Virgin Hyperloop One
- October 14, 2017

Right now it creates the impression that Hyperloop One's business will stay on track with the rebrand, and it's most likely something to be thankful for to have a nearby tycoon companion with an enthusiasm for future methods of transport when you're attempting to assemble a spic and span kind of rapid ground travel. (more...)