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Cavaliers: Dwyane Wade taken out of starting lineup ... at his suggestion Cavaliers: Dwyane Wade taken out of starting lineup ... at his suggestion
- October 26, 2017

Said Lue: "We talked about it before he got here; it'd be a better fit with him coming off the bench". He was limited to 18-plus minutes with which he produced 11 points, four assists and three rebounds in his first run off the bench last night. (more...)
$70 entrance fee proposed for national parks, including Yosemite
- October 26, 2017

The proposed increase per person is from $10 to $30. That's nearly double the current rate, where drivers pay $30 per vehicle at parks such as Grand Canyon , Yellowstone, and Yosemite. Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine complains the much higher fees defeat the goal of national parks being available for all to visit - and that the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans are unwilling to keep this accessibility by taking care of maintenance costs through the regular budget. (more...)
Support for marijuana legalization reaches record high: Gallup poll Support for marijuana legalization reaches record high: Gallup poll
- October 26, 2017

The latest figure, based on an October 5-11 poll , follows shifts in the legal landscape regarding marijuana since Gallup's 2016 measure. A year ago - in advance of nine states voting on legalization measures, eight of which passed - Americans favored legalization at a level of 60 percent . (more...)
India Reacts To Death Of Adopted Toddler In Richardson India Reacts To Death Of Adopted Toddler In Richardson
- October 26, 2017

The medical examiner has not yet released the cause of Sherin's death. "Mr Mathews' statements today to Richardson detectives now support the offense of Injury to a Child ", the Richardson Police Department said in a Facebook post. Mathews was previously charged with child endangerment but was free on bond and had to wear an ankle monitor. He is reported to have told the police that he went back to the house to do laundry. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein scandal: New accuser set to come forward Wednesday Harvey Weinstein scandal: New accuser set to come forward Wednesday
- October 26, 2017

In response to some of those allegations, the Los Angeles police department and law enforcement officials in London are investigating Weinstein for sexual abuse . Haleyi finally told Weinstein she wasn't interested in him romantically and that she had heard about his "terrible reputation with women ". "We need justice for these victims", said Allred. (more...)
Republican-led House committees to investigate Clinton's emails again Republican-led House committees to investigate Clinton's emails again
- October 25, 2017

Additionally, the committees will investigate why former FBI director James Comey chose to notify Congress about the reopening of the investigation into Clinton's email server and the decision about whether to charge her. However, Democrats appear to be pushing back against Republicans regarding the uranium deal, saying it's a partisan ploy to distract from the ongoing investigations into the Kremlin's meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
Cabinet approves construction of 84000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore Cabinet approves construction of 84000 km roads at Rs 7 lakh crore
- October 25, 2017

The Bharatmala project will connect 17 States and include 44 economic corridors that will link border areas, improve worldwide, port and coastal connectivity besides developing highway corridors connecting key economic and commercial hubs. (more...)
Father Arrested After Changing Statement In Missing Toddler's Case Father Arrested After Changing Statement In Missing Toddler's Case
- October 25, 2017

Police have still not confirmed that the child's body found Sunday was Sherin's , and they are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine how the child died. The father confessed that he was with Sherin when he died and said that he moved her body after he could not feel a pulse. "Wesley Mathews then physically assisted the 3-year-old girl in drinking the milk", according to the affidavit. (more...)
$1 Billion Mega Million Jackpots Could Become a Regular Thing Soon $1 Billion Mega Million Jackpots Could Become a Regular Thing Soon
- October 25, 2017

Players will have to match five white balls from 1 to 70 and one mega ball number from 1 to 25. Non-jackpot prize payouts will change. Third-tier prizes will increase from $5,000 to $10,000. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday. There were three winning tickets in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland. "We have a demand for innovation to keep fresh, entertaining lottery games and to deliver the attention-grabbing jackpots", Mega Millions President Debbie D. (more...)
United States said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea United States said to ready nukes amid war of words with North Korea
- October 24, 2017

Goldfein said, who pointed out that times have changed since the USA and the Soviet Union confronted on another. In an interview with the USA newspaper Defense One , he revealed that preparations were already under way for the B-52 bombers to be on permanent alert. (more...)
Uncertainty over Kenya repeat poll even as ballot papers arrive Uncertainty over Kenya repeat poll even as ballot papers arrive
- October 24, 2017

The senator said there is no rationale for IEBC to spend public funds on an election that even the commission itself has said will not be free and fair nor credible and urged the electoral agency to call off the poll. "I am concerned about an emerging trend of attempt to attack our independent institutions". Matiang'i said. "There is a clear difference between rioters and demonstrators". (more...)
Police Find Body Of Child, Believed To Be Missing Texas Girl Police Find Body Of Child, Believed To Be Missing Texas Girl
- October 24, 2017

A child's body was found on October 22 in a culvert beneath a road in the suburb of Richardson, Texas . According to Sgt. Kevin Perlich , no arrests have been made in connection with the discovery of the body. He has since been released on a $250,000 bond. Mathews told police that he left his daughter by the tree for around 15 minutes before her returned. (more...)
Gold Star Widow: Trump Call 'Made Me Cry Even Worse' Gold Star Widow: Trump Call 'Made Me Cry Even Worse'
- October 24, 2017

The row between Wilson and Trump began October 17 when the Miami-area Democrat said Trump told Myeshia Johnson in a phone call that her husband "knew what he signed up for" and didn't appear to know his name, a version later backed up by Johnson's aunt. (more...)
OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress
- October 23, 2017

Chhotu Vasava, the lone JD (U) MLA in Gujarat, had voted for Congress candidate and party chief Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel in the recent Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, defying his party leadership. Hardik Patel also announced that he was "against the BJP" and "will extend issue-based support to the Congress". Alpesh Thakur joined the party assuring that Hardik will be working with the Congress to defeat BJP. (more...)
Friday forecast: Sunny and clear, high 77 Friday forecast: Sunny and clear, high 77
- October 23, 2017

It's been 221 days since we've seen daytime temps in the 50s, and a cold front threatens to bring those temps by the end of the week. Very windy, with a south wind 15 to 20 miles per hour increasing to 27 to 32 miles per hour in the afternoon. (more...)
Tillerson to enlist Pakistan help for peaceful solution in Afghanistan Tillerson to enlist Pakistan help for peaceful solution in Afghanistan
- October 23, 2017

Mr Tillerson called for much stronger ties between the United States and India and was heavily critical of China in a speech at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington on Wednesday. New Delhi and Beijing eventually withdrew their troops from the region on August 28 just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China for the annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit. (more...)
Rohit Shetty directorial is a bumper Diwali hit! Rohit Shetty directorial is a bumper Diwali hit!
- October 23, 2017

Golmaal Again gets the terrific opening and likely to beat his own previous record. The movie, directed by Rohit Shetty , stars Ajay Devgn , Tabu , Parineeti Chopra , Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Kemmu, Arshad Warsi and Tusshar Kapoor, among others. (more...)
Abducted journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered, claims BBC Urdu Abducted journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered, claims BBC Urdu
- October 22, 2017

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is heading the Commission for Missing Persons, confirmed Shehzadi's recovery to BBC Urdu . A human rights activist, Beena Sarwar said, "Zeenat Shahzadi today has been reunited with her family in Lahore and we are happy for her safe recovery". (more...)
Trump haters on the internet think Melania has a body double Trump haters on the internet think Melania has a body double
- October 22, 2017

Alternatively, would I believe it if someone told me that we are living in a crude video game developed by an alien teenager titled Hell Time , and that there is in fact a Westworld-esque army of Melania Trumps standing at the ready in a cellar below the White House? Donald Trump and Melania Trump attend Radio City Music Hall Restoration Grand Opening on 4th October, 1999. (more...)
Liverpool not in race with Manchester City: Klopp
- October 22, 2017

Klopp made it clear he thinks the club need to think about three points and the game - and not the stadium - in order to beat Spurs , and offered some tactical insight into the game as well. "Both teams don't hesitate with any effort or investment". Tottenham have done a lot better than us results-wise and I am sure they can play better than they played so far - we can play better than we played so far. (more...)