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Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir
- October 06, 2016

Tensions escalated between India and Pakistan following recent terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and after the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes across the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. According to a release by the Pakistan mission here, Lodhi told the Secretary General that Pakistan has exercised maximum restraint but would respond forcefully to any acts of aggression and provocation. (more...)
Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions amid Kashmir clashes
- October 06, 2016

Pakistan's military on Wednesday accused India of another "unprovoked" attack in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, saying it "befittingly" responded by returning fire, a sign of increasing tension between the two nuclear-armed archrivals. (more...)
Lawyer to file complaint in German probe over Erdogan poem Lawyer to file complaint in German probe over Erdogan poem
- October 06, 2016

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used a major speech to his country's lawmakers to press the European Union to clarify its position on eventual Turkish membership and follow through on a perceived pledge to let Turks travel visa-free by this month in exchange for help stemming the flow of migrants. (more...)
Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremists
- October 06, 2016

Boko Haram , which renamed itself as Islamic States West African Province (Iswap), pledged allegiance to the Islamic State ( Isis ) terror group previous year. The military has not commented on the video. It is public knowledge that the military has been making concerted efforts to clear the remnants of the terrorists and rescue all persons held hostage by them especially the abducted Chibok Secondary School girls. (more...)
Saarc should work to stop cross-border terrorism: SL Saarc should work to stop cross-border terrorism: SL
- October 06, 2016

Amid the tensions growing between India and Pakistan following the surgical strike, Sri Lanka has said that war is not an option and issues should be resolved through talks. According to a Home Ministry spokesperson, Singh said the problem was getting worse and was not confined to just India and Afghanistan. Wickremesinghe also referred to Sri Lanka's relationship with China as an economic, and not military, association. (more...)
Thousands gather to say farewell to Arnold Palmer Thousands gather to say farewell to Arnold Palmer
- October 06, 2016

Palmer died September 25 at age 87. - On Tuesday in Latrobe, Pa ., there was a memorial for the great Arnold Palmer . "We were looking down at the air strip and the fog just suddenly lifted", Ernie Els said after landing in one of several private jets that descended on Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe. (more...)
Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
- October 06, 2016

Russian Federation has been bombing in Syria for the past year in support of leader Bashar al-Assad and is now backing up a fierce regime assault on the east of Aleppo, that has drawn global condemnation. In Moscow, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Russian news agencies the United States was trying to shift blame onto Russia, which in recent days had tried to sustain the agreement. (more...)
Winds Continue to Fan Loma Fire in Northern CA
- October 06, 2016

Full containment was expected by Monday, though wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour forecast for Friday night could complicate the firefight, state fire Capt. No other details about the fire were immediately available this afternoon. Traffic has been blocked in multiple areas including Loma Chiquita Road, Summit Road from Soquel San Jose Road to Pole Line Road, Mount Bache Road at Highland Road, Casa Loma Road at McKean Road, which becomes Uvas Road, Mount Madonna Road at Ormsby Road and ... (more...)
LAPD chief hastens video release to stem tensions LAPD chief hastens video release to stem tensions
- October 06, 2016

According to Fox 5 San Diego, Beck said the officers believed the auto was stolen because "the paper plates didn't match the year of the vehicle", and when the auto didn't stop, officers engaged it in a chase. Beck on Monday said that Carnell Snell Jr., a black man who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police during a weekend foot p. "For them to pick and choose what to release, and release only those that they believe help justify a shooting, that's the worst of all worlds", said Peter ... (more...)
Aqib Talib Could Still Face Discipline Over Shooting Aqib Talib Could Still Face Discipline Over Shooting
- October 06, 2016

Talib hasn't revealed many details of the incident to this point, but sources told WFAA that the claim that he was shot by someone while standing in a park in northeast Dallas is unfounded. The cornerback could still face discipline from the National Football League as the organization continues its own investigation. The player has a complicated history of run-ins with the law going back several years. (more...)
Active Mover - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Active Mover - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)
- October 06, 2016

Yum Brands's payout ratio is 55.42%. EPS is calculated by subtracting dividends from profits and dividing it by the total number of shares outstanding. Brands, Inc. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 9%. In related news, CEO Roger G. Eaton sold 53,518 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 2nd. (more...)
Charlotte PD Releases Video in Keith Scott Shooting Charlotte PD Releases Video in Keith Scott Shooting
- October 06, 2016

His wife yells, "Keith, get out of the auto". A video captured by the wife of Keith Scott depicts the moments before and after he was fatally shot by police officers in Charlotte this week. Police also released a photo of a handgun they say Scott had on him as well as an ankle holster and a marijuana blunt. At one point, the door to an SUV opens and a black man - apparently Keith Scott - gets out and starts walking backwards. (more...)
UK's Health Secretary Seeks More British Medical Students UK's Health Secretary Seeks More British Medical Students
- October 06, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon tweeted: "We seem to have when up with a UKip government". Under the conservative government's plans, students and skilled workers from countries including Australia, foreign cab-drivers and Europeans convicted of minor crimes will all be targeted, as part of a tough new stance on migrants, aimed at reducing the number of people moving to live and work in the United Kingdom to the "tens of thousands", after Brexit. (more...)
Tool school earns Blue Ribbon honors Tool school earns Blue Ribbon honors
- October 06, 2016

In a statement released by U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., it was announced on Wednesday that Kent Heights was among the 279 public and 50 private schools receiving the honor, including only three Rhode Island schools. The Department will formally recognize the 279 public and 50 private schools at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on November 7 and 8. Edison was one of six schools in Los Angeles County to receive the honor, joining Hawthorne Math and Science Academy, ... (more...)
Vote to raise New Jersey gas tax by 23 cents rescheduled
- October 06, 2016

New Jersey residents and those traveling in and out of the state are upset about the tax increase. The fund is overburdened with debt and unable to borrow more for new and ongoing projects without an influx of revenue. Paul Sarlo, D-36th of Wood-Ridge. "Every day we wait is another day people are out of work and our economy falters", said Sen. Nevertheless, 56 percent of New Jerseyans and 62 percent of Shore residents were opposed to an increase in the gas tax in a Rutgers ... (more...)
Polish government tries to calm mass outrage at abortion ban proposal Polish government tries to calm mass outrage at abortion ban proposal
- October 06, 2016

Women all over Poland went on strike Monday to protest the government's plans for a total ban on abortions . He insisted that the country wouldn't ban abortion in cases of rape or when a mother's life is in danger. The Guardian notes there's a possibility that Law and Justice will propose a "compromise" law - one banning abortion in the case of fetal disorders but allowing the exceptions for rape or incest - but that activists say that, too, will be met with mass protests . (more...)
2 in custody after shots fired at officers in Boston 2 in custody after shots fired at officers in Boston
- October 06, 2016

Colon's charges include armed assault with intent to murder, firing a gun within 500 feet of a residence and other firearm charges. "These defendants allegedly set in motion events that could have gotten someone shot or much, much worse", Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. (more...)
Hurts, No. 1 Alabama rout Kentucky 34-6 after rough week
- October 05, 2016

He has passed for 490 yards and three touchdowns with a 66 percent completion rate. NON-OFFENSIVE TDS: Rashaan Evans stripped the ball from quarterback Stephen Johnson and Harrison scooped it up and sprinted to the end zone in the second quarter. (more...)
Denver adopts new Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday Denver adopts new Indigenous Peoples' Day holiday
- October 05, 2016

The University of North Alabama and Spokane, Washington are the latest adopters of this trend, opting to rename Columbus Day in honor of indigenous people this year. While Denver's decision is a sign of progress, there's still a long way to go for Indigenous Peoples' Day to be recognized nationally: just last week, Oklahoma City Council voted for the second time against a bill that would have established a day there. (more...)
Police release more video of fatal shooting Police release more video of fatal shooting
- October 05, 2016

Officers in the video said they found three bullet wounds on Scott- on his wrist, abdomen, and on the back of his shoulder. She pleads with the officers not to shoot before a burst of gunfire can be heard. Material from the Associated Press was used in this report . In the body camera footage, Scott is on his stomach with his hands cuffed behind his back. (more...)
Palestinian court: No Gaza elections Palestinian court: No Gaza elections
- October 05, 2016

The new date for the upcoming election is expected to be announced next month. The election, originally scheduled for October 8 and then postponed following a challenge to its legality, was to have been the first in both the West Bank and Gaza since the militant Hamas group won an upset victory in 2006 parliamentary elections. (more...)
Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump
- October 05, 2016

Coming from Paul, what exactly are the parameters for a pure libertarian message? "I'm not a radical Libertarian", he said . Many of Johnson's views are closer to theirs. Do you have an understanding of it fully... like... the rest of us? That poll had Johnson generally performing better nationwide than other polling, but the new result in the Journal's poll seems to verify the idea that Johnson has some strength left over in the state that he ran from 1995 to 2003. (more...)
Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban
- October 05, 2016

We wanted to know if they could pass on just one great piece of advice to dog owners , what would it be? Sufficiently enforced breed-specific pit bull laws absolutely reduce damaging attacks by pit bulls. "We are hopeful that we will be successful in challenging the legislation in court", Alanna Devine, director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA, said. (more...)
Chicago to add 970 new police positions over next 2 years
- October 05, 2016

The result of those discussions led to the plan he announced Wednesday in front of dozens of officers. "We will have the resources in the budget to pay for this", Emanuel said. "What would really help would be escalating resources in blighted communities", said the Rev. Gregory Livingston with the Coalition for a New Chicago . (more...)
Man appeared to be holding gun in moments before shooting by LAPD Man appeared to be holding gun in moments before shooting by LAPD
- October 05, 2016

Snell was the third black man to die in an altercation with police in southern California in the last week. Activists with the Black Lives Matter movement said on social media they planned further demonstrations on Tuesday at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission. (more...)

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