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Nico Rosberg fastest in Friday practice at US Grand Prix
- October 23, 2016

Austin though is a happy hunting ground for world champion Hamilton, who last season wrapped up his third drivers' title at the Circuit of the Americas and has won three of the four races staged there. "I'm not concerned. We expected it to go like this", Ricciardo said of Verstappen's tire choice. They should get a cheque after each race. "Whatever happens, I am here to win and I will try and push for a win all the way, 100 per cent, all the way to the chequered flag", he told reporters. (more...)
Cyberattack stuns East Coast web
- October 23, 2016

The motive for the attack remains unclear, but could be a simple thirst for mayhem and disruption, experts said . " First targeting the East Coast of the United States, spreading then to the other parts of the country and even to Western Europe". (more...)
Texas Governor blasts Big 12 for punting on expansion
- October 23, 2016

Expansion of the conference promised to reverse this or at least leave the Big 12 better prepared to survive further breakaways. The Big 12 Conference earned the waves of cynicism that crashed down on Monday's announcement it was not expanding, and not just because David Boren loves the sound of his own voice. (more...)
DOT Secretary reacts to China's lifting of travel restriction to PH DOT Secretary reacts to China's lifting of travel restriction to PH
- October 23, 2016

At an event in Beijing Thursday night, Duterte suggested a form of " separation " from the USA - a statement that some interpreted as his intention to sever ties with the West. The visit came against a backdrop of deteriorating China-Philippines ties due to the South China Sea arbitration case unilaterally initiated against China by his predecessor Benigno Aquino III. (more...)
Kaine: North Carolina is 'checkmate state' in presidential election
- October 23, 2016

The ad features the parents of a slain Muslim-American army Captain. Kaine said his experience as Virginia's lieutenant governor and as Democratic National Committee chairman during President Barack Obama's first term has showed him how to be a strong adviser and asset for Clinton. (more...)
Russia: Syrian militants refuse to leave Aleppo
- October 22, 2016

EU President Donald Tusk, who had earlier said that sanctions should be on the table, insisted that the leaders had agreed to "keep the unity of the EU" over Russian Federation. Ahead of the talks in Berlin, Moscow announced it would prolong the truce from eight to 11 hours, and said Syrian and Russian warplanes were giving Aleppo a wide berth. (more...)
Turkey-backed Syria rebels reported captured symbolically critical Dabiq from IS Turkey-backed Syria rebels reported captured symbolically critical Dabiq from IS
- October 22, 2016

A coalition of Turkish and Syrian opposition forces, backed by the USA, has defeated Islamic State in the Syrian town of Dabiq, dealing a massive blow to the terrorist group's propaganda message. Two people were killed Sunday in air raids on Al-Nazha, a neighbourhood in the city's east, the Observatory said . The messages said the army wouldn't target civilians, but warned residents to avoid areas where Islamic State militants gather. (more...)
NYC mayor decries shooting of woman, 66
- October 22, 2016

O'Neill said Wednesday it was evident some NYPD protocols around mentally ill suspects were not followed in Danner's case. "Out first obligation is to preserve life - not to take a life when it can be avoided". "Tonight's shooting of a mentally disturbed, 66-year-old woman in the 43rd Precinct is an outrage, especially given the New York Police Department's knowledge of this woman's history and the police officer's possession of a stun gun", Diaz said in a statement . (more...)
Fresh Wave of Airstrikes Hit Syria's Aleppo
- October 22, 2016

At least 17 people, mainly rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), were killed in the auto bomb blast at a rebel checkpoint near Azaz in the northern province of Aleppo , activists and monitors said. One set of options includes direct USA military action such as air strikes on Syrian military bases, munitions depots or radar and anti-aircraft bases. (more...)
Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at US Grand Prix Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at US Grand Prix
- October 22, 2016

Nico Rosberg led the way on the second practice session finishing just under two tenths clear of Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo and a further tenth ahead of third-placed Hamilton . Hamilton looked quick in the first stages of second practice, lapping within 0.3secs of Rosberg on the first runs, despite using the slower medium tyre while the German was on the soft. (more...)
Syrian government opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuations
- October 22, 2016

Russian Federation hopes that authors of draft resolution of the UN Human Rights Council on Aleppo , presented by the United Kingdom, will stop supporting jihadists and will help to remove al-Nusra Front militants from the war-torn city, the speech by Russia's envoy to the UN office in Geneva (UNOG) Alexei Borodavkin revealed Friday, Sputnik reported . (more...)
Belarusian capital Mink selected to host 2019 European Games
- October 22, 2016

Amsterdam was originally due to host the event in 2019, but the Dutch city pulled out a year ago due to a lack of funds and domestic support. Last year's games in Baku were hounded by controversies over human rights and lavish spending. Previously, Belarus had said it would only host the games on the condition it received financial support, a question which was not resolved Friday by the EOC. (more...)
Britain Sends Warships To Escort Russian Naval Task Force
- October 22, 2016

Images emerged yesterday of the ships sailing past the Norwegian city of Trondheim towards the North Sea , where they are expected to pick up an escort from the Royal Navy . According to the Walla report, the Admiral Kuznetsov - with a crew of around 2,000 sailors and dozens of fighter jets and helicopters - will reach the Syrian coast within a week. (more...)
GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged
- October 22, 2016

They gerrymandered their House majority so efficiently that it's almost impossible for them to lose their majority ( speaking of rigged elections ) but the way they're going it's likely they will lose more seats than they had anticipated. The president told Trump to "stop whining". " Trump was already behind", said Bill Kristol, a Trump critic and editor-in-chief of The Weekly Standard . (more...)
Earlier voters steadily cast ballots in DeKalb
- October 22, 2016

For the first time, early voting will be offered in the Commonwealth. Early voting continues next week at the elections office in downtown Canton and Stancil said she expects the trend to continue in the weeks leading up to the election as more polling locations open. (more...)
New York Jets name Geno Smith their starting quarterback for Week 7
- October 22, 2016

Do you think this is the right move? "Geno's our starter right now", Bowles said . "But we've still got some stages to go before we get to that point", Bowles said. That's all you can ask for in life in general, much less in this game. Then he was on his way to year three, when players start to get it if they're good enough to be picked so high. (more...)
Washington sheriff blasts National Football League over Josh Brown case
- October 22, 2016

In an interview with BBC Sport , NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said , "We take this issue incredibly seriously". "NFL investigators made repeated attempts-both orally and in writing-to obtain any and all evidence and relevant information in this case from the King County Sheriff's Office". (more...)
Philippines, China forge agreement on illegal drugs
- October 22, 2016

DAVAO, Philippines , Oct 22 ( Reuters ) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not severing ties with his country's long-time ally the United States, but merely pursuing a more independent foreign policy by strengthening relations with China. (more...)
Trump faces fresh sexual assault claims Trump faces fresh sexual assault claims
- October 21, 2016

Trump selects his victims at random", she said. "I was surprised when I overheard him talking to the other men about me", Virginia told reporters in NY. In July, makeup artist Harth told the Guardian about sexual-assault allegations she had made against Trump in a 1997 lawsuit. " Discredited political operative Gloria Allred, in another coordinated, publicity seeking attack with the Clinton campaign , will stop at nothing to smear Mr. (more...)
Rita Bahuguna Joshi a betrayer, Shah amassing army of traitors Rita Bahuguna Joshi a betrayer, Shah amassing army of traitors
- October 21, 2016

After the results of the assembly elections were announced, the 67-year-old Joshi tendered her resignation as PCC chief taking responsibility for the defeat. "Rahul Gandhi's leadership is not just unacceptable in UP but to the rest of the country". She lambasted Prashant Kishor, the Congress campaign manager in UP, and said he can be a poll manager, but not a poll director. (more...)
Varun Gandhi was honey-trapped into leaking defence details: U.S. whistleblower Varun Gandhi was honey-trapped into leaking defence details: U.S. whistleblower
- October 21, 2016

According to Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, US-based whistleblower C Edmonds Allen had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office regarding the leaks. He said despite having knowledge of all these things, the BJP government did not blacklist Thales, the company that sold scam-tainted Scorpene submarines, as Dassault acquired it. (more...)
He's Fired-Billy Bush Out at 'Today'
- October 21, 2016

Trump told CNN's Anderson Cooper this week. "And as you can see from the tape, the cameras were not on - it was only a mic". Melania, whose husband frequently uses social media to attack opponents, also suggested that, as first lady, she could be interested in leading an effort to combat bullying and negativity on social media. (more...)
Donald Trump's 'utter contempt for our democracy' ignites yet another political storm Donald Trump's 'utter contempt for our democracy' ignites yet another political storm
- October 21, 2016

We invite Mr. Trump, Secretary Clinton, Gov. Johnson, Jill Stein and all candidates for U.S. House and Senate to forcefully reject these irresponsible conspiracy theories or attempts to suppress the vote, endorse the nine nonpartisan back-up steps states can take now to ensure every vote counts, and accept the outcome once a victor is clear. (more...)
Ceasefire takes effect in Aleppo
- October 21, 2016

The Syrian military said on Wednesday it would observe a temporary ceasefire to allow trapped civilians to escape and said it had pulled back to enable rebel fighters to leave the city via two designated corridors. Opposition fighters can use two of the corridors but they must leave their weapons behind, the regime has instructed. Mr Shoigu also announced that military experts from Russian Federation and countries who support the opposition - including the US, Turkey and Qatar - would hold ... (more...)
Dorchester Wealth Management Co Lowers stake in McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Dorchester Wealth Management Co Lowers stake in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
- October 21, 2016

Pennsylvania Trust Co boosted its stake in shares of McDonald's Corp.by 3.3% in the second quarter. Moreover, the stock is down -2.49% in one month through last close, to $112.41, showing a -10.45% return during the past three months. This compares to the year-ago quarter when the company earned $1.54 per share on $6.62 billion in revenue. During the past year McDonald's Corporation's shares have increased by 0% from 0.00 to 112.79. (more...)

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