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Melania Trump's Inaugural Ball Gown Joins First Lady Collection at Smithsonian Melania Trump's Inaugural Ball Gown Joins First Lady Collection at Smithsonian
- October 23, 2017

The resulting vanilla silk, off-the-shoulder gown is now part of the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. In her speech, which lasted under four minutes, the first lady admitted procuring a ball gown had slipped her mind, so she made 'poor Hervé, ' designer Hervé Pierre , work on a tight two-week deadline to craft the 'gorgeous couture piece'. (more...)
OBC neta Alpesh Thakor to join Congress in Rahul Gandhi's presence OBC neta Alpesh Thakor to join Congress in Rahul Gandhi's presence
- October 23, 2017

And Union Minister Smriti Irani asked, in a tweet that dripped with sarcasm, if Rahul Gandhi planned to sweep elections in the three countries mentioned in the report. Just hours after the report was published, Rajeev Chandrashekhar, a BJP MP, suggested that the Congress was taking "desperate measures". Can understand your eagerness to please the I&B ministry and the Bots Janata Party. (more...)
Obama campaigning in Va, NJ, as he returns to political life Obama campaigning in Va, NJ, as he returns to political life
- October 23, 2017

Obama did not address President Donald Trump's false accusation that his predecessor failed to call any Gold Star families during his time in the White House; he did not mention President Trump or any member of Congress by name. His ads and campaign mail have a sharper edge, emphasizing grave danger posed by the Latino gang MS-13, promising to crack down on sanctuary cities that now don't exist in Virginia, and comparing his desire to keep Confederate statues standing with Northam's ... (more...)
Sean Young accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment Sean Young accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment
- October 23, 2017

It all adds up to a frightful reminder of the gender power imbalance Harvey Weinstein thrived on, and the painful expectation that women-no matter who they are-remain polite and friendly, even in the face of sexual harrassment. "I offered to provide him with a reel of my acting work". In a New York Times op ed , Nyong'o recounts a story that she has been kept "far in the recesses of my mind". (more...)
OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress
- October 23, 2017

Just as the Congress seemed to have moved a step closer to establish a mega front against the BJP by securing support of the influential leader of the Patidar commuity Hardik Patel, the saffronites struck back by snatching away Mr Patel's key aides - Varun Patel and Reshma Patel. (more...)
Jailed Mumbaikar's mother wants to thank Pakistan scribe freed after 2 years Jailed Mumbaikar's mother wants to thank Pakistan scribe freed after 2 years
- October 23, 2017

While talking to the media, Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal , who is also the head of missing persons commission in Pakistan, confirmed the scribe's return while blaming the "non-state actors" and "enemy aganecies" for her abduction. After taking this assignment he said he would continue as the chief of the missing persons' commission. Traumatised mother and Mumbai-based professor Fauzia Ansari , 55, is elated that Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shehzaadi (24) has been freed from the clutches of ... (more...)
NOAA Issues a Winter Weather Outlook NOAA Issues a Winter Weather Outlook
- October 22, 2017

On October 19th the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its winter forecast for the months of December 2017, January and February 2018. Last season also brought a La Niña weather pattern, which dumped drought 866 inches of snow on the ski area - and plenty to the lowlands , too. The climate signals in these areas are not strong enough to tilt the odds either way, NOAA said. (more...)
#EndorseThis: Why Is Trump Always Feuding With Gold Star Families? #EndorseThis: Why Is Trump Always Feuding With Gold Star Families?
- October 22, 2017

His chatter was simply reprehensible, and typical of Trump , who seemed to double down on his mistake later by questioning whether Obama had ever called Gen. Why the wait? Sanders said there is a process undertaken by the Pentagon and the White House to ascertain details about the slain soldiers. "I have called, I believe, everybody - but certainly I'll use the word virtually everybody", he said. (more...)
Munich knife attack: Police arrest suspected attacker after manhunt Munich knife attack: Police arrest suspected attacker after manhunt
- October 22, 2017

Four of the perpetrator's six targets sustained light injuries while two escaped without injury during the attack in the Rosenheimer Platz area of the city this morning. A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told a news conference that eight people have been lightly injured in the attack and that the suspect was known to police from previous offences, including burglary. (more...)
Crime Stoppers offering reward in death of man on I-75 Crime Stoppers offering reward in death of man on I-75
- October 22, 2017

The rock smashed through the windshield and hit the man, and he was taken to Hurley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. "For some senseless act, for it to be just a rock, just to take him so soon". Four other vehicles were reportedly hit by large rocks on the highway, according to reports . It's no laughing matter. The youngest was 5 years old. (more...)
Donald Trump releases 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition Donald Trump releases 'Stand for the National Anthem' petition
- October 22, 2017

The NFL held its annual league meetings on October 17-18 in NY. We're going to continue to encourage them to stand. "It's also important for us to honor our flag and our country, and we think our fans expect us to do that". On Tuesday, amid controversies surrounding NFL players' right to protest, NFL owner Roger Goodell said the league will not require players to stand during the national anthem . (more...)
Air, Water Pollution Kills Millions across the Globe Air, Water Pollution Kills Millions across the Globe
- October 21, 2017

Of any single country, India bears the brunt with 2.5 million people killed by pollution in 2015, followed by China with 1.8 million. "It is a thorough threat, affecting many elements of human health and well-being", said Philip Landrigan, professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States, who led the study, on Friday (10/20/2017). (more...)
Kurt Angle Wrestling At WWE TLC 2017; Replacing Roman Reigns Kurt Angle Wrestling At WWE TLC 2017; Replacing Roman Reigns
- October 21, 2017

That's right, the Raw general manager , who hasn't wrestled for WWE in 11 years, is putting on the singlet again to face The Miz , Sheamus, Cesaro, Kane and Braun Strowman in a 5-on-3 handicap match. Despite each man assuming the role of leader of the popular "Bullet Club" faction before coming to WWE , this will be their first one-on-one match. "As a precautionary measure, we are ensuring in-ring performers and staff are tested and immunized in accordance with recommended medical ... (more...)
Texas men arrested in shooting after Richard Spencer event Texas men arrested in shooting after Richard Spencer event
- October 21, 2017

Tenbrink was being held with a $3 million bond. "They don't have to fear us". 'It appears that the only answer left is violence, and nobody wants that'. The victim of the shooting heard someone in a moving auto shout at a group of people, "Hail Hitler!" along with other hateful chants. When one of the people in the group used a baton to strike the rear window of the suspects' Jeep, the three suspects got out and began yelling death threats. (more...)
Russia, Iran hold talks on Iranian nuclear deal
- October 21, 2017

Tough, principled and American-led diplomacy has successfully prevented an Iranian nuclear weapon - and as a veteran, I value keeping our men and women in uniform out of an unnecessary war. The White House fact sheet outlining Trump's new Iran policy accuses Iran of "unrelenting hostility to Israel". These concerns about Iran's behavior are valid. (more...)
Trump's Approval Rating Stays at 37 Percent — CNN Poll Trump's Approval Rating Stays at 37 Percent — CNN Poll
- October 20, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement on the administration's strategy for dealing with Iran, in the Diplomatic Reception Room in the White House, October 13, 2017 in Washington , DC. The President's claims on Wednesday are nothing new. Moreover, NBC News published a story last week alleging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's decision to resign. (more...)
Company responsible for oil and gas rig explosion had previous violations Company responsible for oil and gas rig explosion had previous violations
- October 20, 2017

The Coast Guard Station New Orleans says that one of the platform workers told them eight people were aboard at the time of the explosion, and one person did not make it to shore. Early on Monday Guillot updated the trauma patients' conditions to one critical, three serious and one stable. The Kenner government Facebook page said authorities on the scene reported that cleaning chemicals had ignited on the structure, but the company said the cause of the blast was unknown. (more...)
Millions participate in Great Shakeout natural disaster drills worldwide Millions participate in Great Shakeout natural disaster drills worldwide
- October 20, 2017

At 10:19 a.m. this morning, more than 1 million Washingtonians are expected to pretend they're going through an quake. More than 2.1 million people have registered to participate in this year's Great ShakeOut. When the quake ends, motorists should proceed with caution and avoid bridges or ramps that may have been damaged. First responders practice natural disaster triage during the annual California ShakeOut in Los Angeles, California, U.S. (more...)
Washington gets REAL ID extension Washington gets REAL ID extension
- October 20, 2017

Until then, ME driver's licenses will be accepted to board aircraft and access federal facilities. Once the state is certified compliant, you will have until September 30, 2020 to change your current license or ID to a REAL ID if interested in doing so. (more...)
Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist
- October 20, 2017

Richard Spencer speaks during a press conference at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October 19, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs has asked students to stay clear of Spencer's talk. A participant plowed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing a woman. (more...)