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Hasbro Q3 results climb, top estimates Hasbro Q3 results climb, top estimates
- October 18, 2016

The stock has increased more than 20 percent since the beginning of the year. The company, led by president, chairman and CEO Brian Goldner, said Monday that its quarterly results benefited from its third quarter of Frozen and Disney Princess sales after winning the global rights to make them from Mattel as of the start of the year. (more...)
MS scores low on municipal LGBTQ equality MS scores low on municipal LGBTQ equality
- October 18, 2016

This year saw developments such as passage of a law in North Carolina that nullified local ordinances that would have expanded LGBTQ protections.North Carolina also has been the site of a battle over use of public restrooms by transgender people, mandating that multiple-use bathrooms and locker rooms be restricted according to a person's biological gender.North Carolina allows government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages if they cite religious objections, and MS law allows ... (more...)
No deal with China on sea dispute: Duterte No deal with China on sea dispute: Duterte
- October 18, 2016

Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to soon leave for China with at least 200 members of the Philippine business elite to pave the way for what he calls a new commercial alliance. "So if we do not interdict this problem, the next generation will be having a serious problem", Duterte said. Richard Gordon, chairman of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights who conducted a probe on extra-judicial killings, had been quoted as saying "there is no proof that the killings were state-sponsored". (more...)
22 burnt to death in a Major Fire at Bhubaneswar's SUM Hospital
- October 18, 2016

The fire reportedly broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital and, as most of these patients can not move on their own, the hospital authorities have deployed all available manpower to shift them as fast as possible without disturbing them too much. (more...)
Putin dismisses US hacking allegations as campaign rhetoric
- October 18, 2016

The second unit generates 1,000 MW of power and the new units will each have the same capacity. The deals were announced on Saturday following talks held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit being held here. (more...)
Saudi says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree
- October 18, 2016

Kerry met Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday in Switzerland on the sidelines of Syria talks. We urge all sides to recommit to an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities that can lead to renewed negotiations and a political settlement that ends the conflict. (more...)
Utah vote splinters as anti-Trump sentiment spreads
- October 18, 2016

He has billed himself as the opposite of Trump and Clinton, and says he's the only presidential candidate who wants to limit the size of government. They say the push to " vote your conscience" is unwittingly helping to put Democrat Hillary Clinton in the White House. (more...)
Trump campaign denounces Ohio GOP chair, deepens party rift Trump campaign denounces Ohio GOP chair, deepens party rift
- October 18, 2016

Later, the Republican presidential nominee tweeted: "Disloyal R's are far more hard than Crooked Hillary. If that's what it is going to take to lose an election, that will be pretty sad", Trump said. No matter what Trump does over the next four weeks, no matter what new revelations about the candidates emerge, and no matter what the polls say, every vote will still count. (more...)
Pence says evidence forthcoming to back Trump
- October 17, 2016

Leeds said she had largely put the encounter out of her mind until previous year, when Trump's presidential campaign took off. "When you see questionable attacks like this magically put out there in the final month of a presidential campaign, you have to ask yourself what the political motivations really are and why the media is pushing it", she said, adding that Trump "has a fantastic record of empowering women throughout his career". (more...)
One Girl Under 15 Married Every Seven Seconds, Says Save the Children One Girl Under 15 Married Every Seven Seconds, Says Save the Children
- October 17, 2016

Sweden ranks number one in the index, followed by Finland and Norway. "The worst places to be a girl are amongst the poorest in the world", the report states, but the opposite doesn't seem to be true. Dominique LaRochelle, senior gender adviser at Save the Children Canada, says there are ways for Canada do better. And incidents of child marriage increase where there is less acess to education. (more...)
European Union chief promises tough talks on United Kingdom departure
- October 17, 2016

In a speech stressing Europe's red lines in Brexit negotiations due to start before April, Tusk said British Prime Minister Theresa May has signaled a "de facto will to radically loosen relations with the EU" by pledging to give priority to regaining United Kingdom sovereignty over immigration. (more...)
Several dead, at least 30 injured in Bali bridge collapse Several dead, at least 30 injured in Bali bridge collapse
- October 17, 2016

The sea beneath was less than two meters deep - but numerous victims were crushed by debris. Two of the injured were believed to be in serious condition. The Jembatan Kuning bridge also collapsed in February 2013 but there were no casualties. One reviewer on Trip Adviser this month wrote: "We went over the bridge - 2 up on the mopeds and have to say it was a little nerve wracking". (more...)
Iraqi Kurdish Leader Says Preparations For Mosul Battle Are Finished
- October 17, 2016

On the military level among these parties, the US has more than 5,000 consultants spread over several bases on the Iraqi territories, in addition to the air-force leading the global coalition. A group of soldiers now on the Mosul front line joked that they liberated the Beiji oil refinery in central Iraq at least five times before it held. (more...)
Green Bay: 8 Things Every Cheesehead Must See Green Bay: 8 Things Every Cheesehead Must See
- October 17, 2016

Against the Vikings in Week 2, both Daniels and Guion beat the blockers in front of them before bringing down running back Adrian Peterson . If Rodgers is going to effectively pick apart that Cowboys secondary, he is going to need help drawing the linebackers and safeties up into the box and there is no better way to do that, then with a solid running game. (more...)
USS Mason fired on again
- October 17, 2016

One official said initial reports are two missiles were fired at the destroyer, which used defensive countermeasures in response. Multiple surface-to-surface missiles were fired at the USS Mason in worldwide waters but the warship was able to defend itself and was not hit, a defence official said. (more...)
Assad: Taking Aleppo will 'push terrorists back to Turkey'
- October 17, 2016

You have to clean". In Aleppo , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said Russian and Syrian warplanes again pounded opposition-controlled eastern districts on Friday. president takes office in January, according to top lawmakers in Moscow . More than 250,000 people are believed to be trapped in eastern Aleppo - the anti-Assad rebels' most important urban stronghold - facing shortages of food, fuel and medicine. (more...)
Rajinikanth visits hospital to enquire about Jayalalithaa's health Rajinikanth visits hospital to enquire about Jayalalithaa's health
- October 17, 2016

Rajinikanth and Aishwarya were at the hospital for about 20-25 minutes, hospital sources said, adding, they enquired about her health. Mishra and Nayak spent for more than half an hour at the hospital and wished the speedy recovery of the Chief Minister. (more...)
Scotland can stay in single market without United Kingdom, claims Sturgeon
- October 17, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon issued the warning to Downing Street in her closing speech at her party's conference in Glasgow. Inside the conference hall - where saltires were more likely to be pin-sized - Sturgeon spoke of "Scotland's home rule journey" and said the "i word" she wanted to talk about was inclusion. (more...)
Ex-Alberta premier Prentice dies in plane crash
- October 17, 2016

He served as Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Industry, and Minister of Environment before leaving federal politics in 2010. He immediately resigned as PC leader. With oil prices tanking, Prentice had called an early election to obtain a mandate from voters for a plan to move the Alberta government away from its dependence on oil revenue. (more...)
Charlotte police finally release last video Charlotte police finally release last video
- October 17, 2016

This isn't the first time CNN has been caught editing video to manipulate the news. Scott's wife is heard yelling after the shots are fired. In the aftermath of Scott's death that afternoon, Charlotte was roiled by several nights of protests. (more...)
GOP's Pence Forging Ahead in Awkward Relationship With Trump GOP's Pence Forging Ahead in Awkward Relationship With Trump
- October 16, 2016

Pence said he believes Trump won the second presidential debate Sunday night. The campaign is eyeing whether to spend money in additional states . Last week, Pence advocated using US military force to create humanitarian safe zones in Syria, and even intervening directly in the country's bloody civil war to stop Syrian President Bashar al Assad from committing war crimes. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition blames Yemeni party for funeral bombing
- October 16, 2016

The Sana'a bombing was not the first attack on civilians by Saudi warplanes which have targeted busy markets, schools, weddings and hospitals over the past year, resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. An air strike also hit the Houthi-controlled Hodeida port, killing a military commander responsible for operations in three provinces, according to a news agency affiliated with the group's leading ally, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. (more...)
Why a state of emergency in Ethiopia may not end the crisis Why a state of emergency in Ethiopia may not end the crisis
- October 16, 2016

Curfews have not yet been issued, but a command post headed by the prime minister has been assembled to judge where and when they should be put in place " should the need arise , " Ethiopia's attorney general Getachew Ambaye said on state-run television when the state of emergency was announced October 9. (more...)
Man with assault rifle, body armor shot 2 officers Man with assault rifle, body armor shot 2 officers
- October 16, 2016

Evans identified the injured officers as 27-year veteran Richard Cintolo and 12-year veteran Matt Morris. The wounded officers were out of surgery Thursday and remained in critical but stable condition. He lived in the neighborhood. The Boston Police Department noted on Twitter that many people have been asking "What can we do to help you officers?" "I commend the officers". (more...)
Trump calls for drug test before debate Trump calls for drug test before debate
- October 16, 2016

Trump's campaign also said the NY businessman donated $2 million to his campaign last month - his standard monthly contribution to his presidential effort - despite his claims that he would boost his giving dramatically during the election's homestretch. (more...)

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