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Centurion Karunaratne leads the way for Sri Lanka Centurion Karunaratne leads the way for Sri Lanka
- October 09, 2017

Pakistan suffered a major setback ahead of the ODI series against Sri Lanka when the fast bowler M Aamir was ruled out of the five-match series due to a stress injury in his right shin. Herath's threat won't be dissipating one bit, he'll remain the same. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah was the pick of bowlers with 2-90 while Amir returned figures of 1-59. (more...)
Rohingya militants say ceasefire to end on October 9 Rohingya militants say ceasefire to end on October 9
- October 09, 2017

At the request of the government of Bangladesh , IOM is hosting the Inter Sector Coordination Group, which is coordinating the work of aid agencies responding to the humanitarian crisis triggered by the influx. According to the Dhaka Tribune, Jewel followed Rafiza and searched multiple camps for her, finally succeeding and marrying her despite a 2014 law banning locals from marrying Rohingya, as the government feared refugees were marrying to gain Bangladeshi citizenship. (more...)
Uganda takes on Ghana Tomorrow Uganda takes on Ghana Tomorrow
- October 08, 2017

Ghana is now third in Group E with five points but seems to be a team that has potential to fight for that World Cup spot. The game, led by the referee from South Africa, Daniel Bennett, this controversial where the two goals Ghanaian disallowed. (more...)
Sessions Memo Expands On Religious Liberty Exemptions
- October 08, 2017

It certainly outlines a broader interpretation of the limits of religious freedom than that which the Obama administration might have espoused-it spends far more time detailing one's free exercise rights than it does on the prohibitions against the establishment of religion, for example. (more...)
United States hits Bombardier with another round of duties
- October 08, 2017

The duties are in response to a complaint from US competitor, Boeing, that accused Quebec-based Bombardier of selling 75 of its new CSeries jets to Delta Air Lines at below production cost to gain market share and that the government subsidized the project. (more...)
US Lifts Sudan Sanctions 20 Years after Imposing them US Lifts Sudan Sanctions 20 Years after Imposing them
- October 08, 2017

The United States Friday afternoon lifted economic sanctions on Sudan , completing a process started by then-President Barack Obama in January. Officials in Sudan say that since the September 11, 2001, attacks, the Sudanese have been cooperating with USA intelligence. (more...)
TV Journalist Says Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her TV Journalist Says Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her
- October 08, 2017

The HuffPo article alleges that the incident occurred ten years ago, when Sivan was a news anchor on a NY local cable channel. According to Sivan, the incident took place at Cafe Socialista , a Cuban-themed club and restaurant that Weinstein had invested in at the time . (more...)
Some Republicans open to banning Some Republicans open to banning "bump stocks" after Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

A bump stock is a device that can be attached to the butt of a rifle, allowing it to fire like an automatic weapon. In another significant development, Republican Rep. And do you think you have a majority of the House Republicans? Other Republican senators, including Orrin Hatch of Utah and John Thune of South Dakota, said they're considering whether changes are needed. (more...)
Leaked Memo: Kachikwu keeps mum after meeting with Buhari Leaked Memo: Kachikwu keeps mum after meeting with Buhari
- October 07, 2017

Ibe Kachikwu , had written a petition to President Buhari, alleging acts of insubordination and humiliation by the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. He was first sighted at the Vice-President's Wing of the Presidential Villa before he proceeded to the Office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. (more...)
Plainview man killed at construction site in NYC, police say Plainview man killed at construction site in NYC, police say
- October 07, 2017

The shooting occurred just after 7 a.m. Thursday at Three Waterline Square, a complex of three under-construction luxury condo high-rises located on West 59th Street near 11th Avenue. Foreman Christopher Sayers was shot in the head on the 37th floor of the Manhattan building Thursday morning. "He calls me "Old G" because I'm an old man, then he goes about his business". (more...)
President Trump, President Trump, "America Is a Nation in Mourning"
- October 07, 2017

There were reports of other incidents at different locations along the Las Vegas strip, but police said they believe the dead suspect acted alone. After landing in Las Vegas , Nevada, and upon meeting with local officials and shooting victims, President Donald Trump refused to discuss America's gun problem. (more...)
Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard
- October 07, 2017

Fifteen victims with life threatening injuries have been sent to the capital Belo Horizonte where hospital facilities are better suited to cope than those in the small city where the tragedy occured. One of the victims was Ana Clara Ferreira Silva. The guard had worked for at least eight years at the nursery school where he was not directly in contact with the children. (more...)
The Trump Administration Loosens An Obama-Era Birth Control Mandate The Trump Administration Loosens An Obama-Era Birth Control Mandate
- October 07, 2017

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue said in a statement , " Donald Trump's latest dictate is a flawless execution of his passions: controlling women and robbing people of health care". The Trump administration today issued interim final rules which could restrict access to birth control for hundreds of thousands of women. The changes would exempt employers and insurance companies from covering birth control at no cost if that practice contradicts their religious or moral beliefs. (more...)
Full GST Council meet; likely to provide some relief to traders
- October 07, 2017

The e-wallet option will be launched by 1st April, Jaitley added. Hence, the small and medium tax payers, whose turnover is less than Rs. 1.5 crore, the whole compliance burden has decreased through two ways - that less than one crore will go in composition, which is quarterly and can pay nominal tax. (more...)
Oil falls to below $56 on signs of higher output Oil falls to below $56 on signs of higher output
- October 07, 2017

Crude oil futures plunged to Rs 3,318 per barrel on Tuesday. The pact between OPEC , which is led de facto by Saudi Arabia, and other producers led by Russian Federation on cutting output by about 1.8 million bpd took effect in January this year. (more...)
Barca offer to mediate in Spain-Catalonia conflict Barca offer to mediate in Spain-Catalonia conflict
- October 06, 2017

In a sign of the extraordinary tensions engulfing Spain , the head of the Catalan police, Josep LluĂ­s Trapero, was summoned to appear Friday before high court Judge Carmen Lamela in Madrid on charges of sedition in connection with the referendum. (more...)
Heath would have been quizzed over abuse claims Heath would have been quizzed over abuse claims
- October 06, 2017

Paul Mills, the police commander for the investigation, dubbed Operation Conifer, said Sir Edward would have been interviewed "to obtain his account in relation to the allegations made against him". Heath's godson Lincoln Seligman said he had know him for half a century. An NSPCC spokesman said: "We urge anyone who has been abused in childhood to report it, however long ago it took place". (more...)
GOP leaders say no action on gun legislation GOP leaders say no action on gun legislation
- October 06, 2017

Overall, 527 people were injured during the mass shooting . Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines days before the shooting, said a USA official who was not authorized to speak publicly because of the continuing investigation. Paddock bought the one-story, three-bedroom home about 80 miles north of Las Vegas in 2015 for about $370,000. In a media conference that revealed chilling new details on Paddock's planning for the massacre, Sheriff Lombardo said he expected a "substantial ... (more...)
Woman Describes Driving Las Vegas Shooting Victims to Hospital in Her Truck Woman Describes Driving Las Vegas Shooting Victims to Hospital in Her Truck
- October 05, 2017

The shooting is the deadliest in USA history, leaving 59 dead and 527 wounded , but the toll might have been worse, if not for the heroic interventions of bystanders like Winston and Lewis. He served two tours in Iraq and was honorably discharged in 2011 as a sergeant. "This guy says, 'We need your truck". When they arrived to a hospital, she and Jay helped the victims inside. (more...)
Mattis says Iran 'fundamentally' in compliance with nuclear deal Mattis says Iran 'fundamentally' in compliance with nuclear deal
- October 05, 2017

Mattis reiterated the change in the afternoon while speaking to the House Armed Services Committee: "We are no longer bound by the need for proximity to our forces". There are 320,000 Afghan forces. The trainers will be embedded at the unit level, closer to the front lines, as opposed to the strategic level. USA is also said to be conferring with U.K on the matter. (more...)