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Global Media Mitch McConnell Goes to the Mattresses for Trump's Judicial Nominees
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Goes to the Mattresses for Trump's Judicial Nominees

Last month, McConnell told the New York Times that the blue slip process shouldn't be used to block appeals judges, but he believed it should still be used for lower-court judges. Per Article II of the U.S. Constitution, more than 1,200 of the most senior of these positions can only be nominated by the president and then must be confirmed by the Senate.

Global Media Amit Shah leads protest march to CPM HQ
Author: 0 Amit Shah leads protest march to CPM HQ

Three, Temple Enterprise , which [was] "in the business of import and export of agri commodities like rapeseed DOC, castor DOC meal, desi chana, soyabean, coriander seeds, rice, wheat, maize etc", according to Jay Shah's lawyer's statement to The Wire , was wound up in October 2016, despite the turnover of over Rs 80 crore.

Author: 0 "Defence data stolen from firm using 'admin' and 'guest" as credentials

Australian Signals Directorate incident response manager Mitchell Clarke, as ZDNet first reported , told the Australian Information Security Association conference in Sydney on Wednesday that "a significant amount of data was stolen". A mystery hacker codenamed after a larrikin Australian soap opera character has been revealed as stealing sensitive, high-level information about a $1.1 trillion defence project created by an alliance including Australia, the U.S, United Kingdom and Canada.

Global Media Trump says US-Canada trade deal possible, excluding Mexico
Author: 0 Trump says US-Canada trade deal possible, excluding Mexico

Trudeau is also scheduled today to meet with the House Committee on Ways and Means, the group responsible for implementing changes to NAFTA. Trump, asked whether NAFTA was dead during an appearance with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House , said, "We'll see what happens".

Global Media Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'
Author: 0 Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'

Toby Clairmont, the EMA Executive Officer said Thursday's public presentation would be a focus on the importance of emergency preparedness which also includes keeping significant food for the 14 days, the Honolulu Civil Beat reported. Officials believe there would be up to 15,000 casualties. President Donald Trump has escalated pressure on North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear programs.

Global Media Firefighters: Burned woman said 'Eric' set her on fire
Author: 0 Firefighters: Burned woman said 'Eric' set her on fire

Quinton Tellis, 29, is blamed for murdering Chambers, a previous secondary school team promoter from Courtland, Miss., who was found along a byway nearly a tree cultivate about three years back. Citing statements Mr Tellis made to investigators, Mr Champion said Mr Tellis and Ms Chambers had sex in her auto later that evening. "At a certain point I even set down close to her", said Cole, battling back tears.

Global Media Russia, China Call For Restraint With Trump On N. Korea
Author: 0 Russia, China Call For Restraint With Trump On N. Korea

Trump on Tuesday met his top advisors, including Defence Secretary James Mattis and General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, the White House said . Trump said after journalists gathered in the White House state dining room to photograph him and first lady Melania Trump with the uniformed military leaders and their spouses.

Global Media Uttarakhand cuts Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel by 2 percent
Author: 0 Uttarakhand cuts Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel by 2 percent

Over these last three years global crude prices have halved from around Dollars 110 per barrel to USD 56 per barrel. While all the other metro cities saw rise in their petrol and diesel prices on October 11, 2017, it was only Mumbai who saw massive decline in its prices compared to previous day.

Author: 0 Merck KGaA (MRK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

Analyst Thoughts About Merck & Co., Inc. It is down 16.86% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. Augustine Asset Management, Florida-based fund reported 79,553 shares. In order to put MRK's recent price performance into context, we need to get a sense of how the stock moves in relation to the overall market. Ngam Advsr Lp reported 269,345 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings.

Global Media MGM Faces Questions Over Speed of Response in Las Vegas Shooting
Author: 0 MGM Faces Questions Over Speed of Response in Las Vegas Shooting

However, MGM Resorts International , owner of the Mandalay Bay , has disputed the revised timeline . "We can not be certain about the most recent timeline that has been communicated publically (sic), and we believe what is now being expressed may not be accurate", said MGM Resorts spokesperson Debra DeShong.

Global Media Sushma helps Russian tourist begging for alms
Author: 0 Sushma helps Russian tourist begging for alms

Chennai: There was high drama at the Kumarakottam Murugan temple in Kancheepuram on Tuesday after a Russian tourist sat with the destitute outside the temple and sought alms from the public. Evangelin has been in India since September 24 and came to Kancheepuram on October 10 from Chennai . As the incident came to light, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj rushed to the foreigner's aid.

Global Media Turkish Officials to Boycott Meetings with US Ambassador: Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkish Officials to Boycott Meetings with US Ambassador: Erdogan

Embassy in the capital of Ankara tweeted a statement from the U.S. Mission to Turkey saying that recent events have forced it to "reassess the commitment of the Government of Turkey to the security of U.S. The U.S. Embassy said it was "deeply disturbed" by the arrest. The suspended services will affect business, tourism, medical treatment, student, exchange visitor, crew member, media and journalist, treaty trader, diplomatic and official visas.

Author: 0 Elphinstone stampede: Rail probe blames heavy rains, panic

The two-member committee would inquire why it had taken 18 months after the project was cleared to issue the tender, railway spokesperson Anil Saxena told PTI. Other recommendations include relocation of elevated booking to widen the staircase. Referring to the report, a railway official said the "cause of the mishap was heavy rain which forced people outside at the ticket windows to rush towards the staircase even as it was already jampacked".

Global Media Army offensive aimed at 'preventing' Rohingya return
Author: 0 Army offensive aimed at 'preventing' Rohingya return

He said the dossier of the Muslim minority tops the Kingdom's priorities in view of the plight of the Rohingya Muslim population who suffered from inhumane suppression and forcible deportation and their citizenship rights were usurped by Rangoon government.

Global Media Sailor sacked for sex change says she will move court
Author: 0 Sailor sacked for sex change says she will move court

And in a landmark ruling in 2014, India's Supreme Court also recognised transgender people as a third gender. But legal experts say that transgender people in India are in a odd situation: on the one hand, they are legally recognised and protected under the Constitution, but on the other hand they may have been judged to be breaking the law if they have consensual gay sex.

Author: 0 International Day of the Girl Child

People are encouraged to participate by posting pictures of places where they believe girls belong on social media with the hashtag #GirlBelongHere. We must address the concerns of parents, engage with them in making change possible. We have to ease the financial burden on parents so that girls complete their education and take steps to fulfill their potential in their society and achieve their aspirations.

Global Media Arrested For Charged of Louisiana State University Fraternity Dead
Author: 0 Arrested For Charged of Louisiana State University Fraternity Dead

Ten people will be arrested on hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of drinking, LSU officials said Wednesday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office ruled Gruver's death accidental and said it was caused by "acute alcohol intoxication with aspiration".

Global Media Trump threatens to cancel NBC's broadcast license over critical reporting
Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel NBC's broadcast license over critical reporting

President Trump again slammed NBC News on Wednesday, this time after a new report alleged Trump wanted a "tenfold increase" to the US nuclear arsenal. A Comcast spokeswoman did not immediately comment Wednesday. Another day, another casual threat from the president of the United States to abuse the powers of his office in order to stymie reporting that he doesn't like.

Global Media FEMA restores deleted Puerto Rico stats after uproar
Author: 0 FEMA restores deleted Puerto Rico stats after uproar

When ABC News's Martha Raddatz interviewed FEMA Director Brock Long on Sunday, she asked about Cruz's allegations that the agency was falling down on its recovery duties. And I came in and there was a crowd of a lot of people. "I am very pleased and appreciative of the efforts our truck drivers have made to speed relief cargo to those in need", said Larkin.

Global Media Hidden cameras found in Longboat Key Airbnb
Author: 0 Hidden cameras found in Longboat Key Airbnb

Police said some of the recorded videos date back as far as 2008, and they say they are concerned because of the high number of people who may have never known they were being recorded. Starnes shared to ABC, "My wife and I are distressed by this situation". When cops arrived at the scene, investigators discovered two "smoke detector" cameras with HD-quality footage and audio, the report said.

Global Media United States destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea
Author: 0 United States destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea

The US "stirs up trouble" and runs "in the opposite direction from countries in the region who aspire for stability, cooperation and development", a statement from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at the time. Vietnam, China, and Taiwan all have overlapping claims in Paracel Islands. Next month, Trump makes his first visit to Asia as president, including a stop in China, which he has been pressuring to do more to rein in North Korea.

Global Media Solar scam: Finally justice is served, says Saritha
Author: 0 Solar scam: Finally justice is served, says Saritha

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has ordered an investigation against his predecessor Oommen Chandy, saying the judicial commission report on the Solar Scam shows enough evidence of corruption by the former Chief Minister and his personal staff.

Global Media Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence
Author: 0 Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

Panchkula: A court here today extended the police remand of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close associate Honeypreet Insan till October 13. Following the conviction of the Dera chief, violence had erupted in Panchkula and Sirsa claiming 41 lives and injuring more than 260 people. Meanwhile, Vipassana Insan who is chairperson of Dera Sacha Sauda did not turn up before Panchkula police on Tuesday, citing medical grounds.

Global Media US Army chief: 'No risk-free options' on North Korea
Author: 0 US Army chief: 'No risk-free options' on North Korea

Mattis added that Washington's current strategy is a "diplomatically led, economic sanctioned, buttressed effort to try to turn North Korea off its path". North Korea has been found responsible for a number of high-profile attacks over the years, and is still technically at war with the US and South Korea.

Global Media Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins
Author: 0 Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins

The Penguins are the fourth championship team and third pro team to visit Trump at the White House after the NFL's New England Patriots, Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs, and college football's Clemson Tigers. Penguins Head Coach Mike Sullivan said his team was aware of the controversy. Sullivan also said he would have no issue with players kneeling during the anthem, addressing the other political issue that's spilled into the sport.

Global Media Donald Trump will not meet Queen on downgraded visit
Author: 0 Donald Trump will not meet Queen on downgraded visit

It will likely be one stop on a tour of several countries, the Evening Standard reported on Wednesday, and will focus on global security discussions. Trump has already visited a number of other nations as president, including Paris where he endured an awkward handshake with Emmanuel Macron and the Vatican, where he met Pope Francis.

Global Media Erdogan Boycotts US Ambassador as Visa Row Intensifies
Author: 0 Erdogan Boycotts US Ambassador as Visa Row Intensifies

Turkish authorities announced, without giving a reason, that a second employee of the USA consulate in Istanbul had been “invited” to the citys chief prosecutors office to testify, AP reported . The US consulate employee in Istanbul was arrested on charges of alleged links to Fetullah Gulen. On Sunday, the US embassy announced the suspension of non-immigrant visa services at the US diplomatic facilities in Turkey over the recent arrest of an employee of the US Consulate General in ...

Global Media Divisions remain as Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks due to start
Author: 0 Divisions remain as Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks due to start

He explained however that this process will not take place overnight. An Israeli tank has shelled a post of the Islamist Hamas movement in Gaza after Palestinians attempted to fire a rocket into Israel , its army said. In August, a suicide bomber allegedly linked to the Islamic State group killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza along the border with Egypt, in a rare attack against the Islamists.

Global Media Rare October Tornado Destroys Structures on East Side of Madison, Wisconsin
Author: 0 Rare October Tornado Destroys Structures on East Side of Madison, Wisconsin

Late Saturday afternoon, a line of showers developed along a frontal boundary pushing northeast through southern Wisconsin. Wind shear and instability caused many showers to rotate, resulting in the tornado. NWS officials said they plan to have an official rating later Sunday, as the initial EF-0 rating is preliminary and subject to change once the area is surveyed.

Global Media 3-year-old boy found alone in corn maze
Author: 0 3-year-old boy found alone in corn maze

The boy was taken to the Utah Division of Child and Family Services, where he stayed for the night. Police said the mother later arrived at the police station with about 10 children. When they got home, the mother didn't realize her son was missing and ended up falling asleep while watching a movie, Monson said. No charges have been filed but police are still investigating.

Global Media Matt Damon defends himself amid Harvey Weinstein scandal fallout
Author: 0 Matt Damon defends himself amid Harvey Weinstein scandal fallout

In the aftermath of the New York Times' bombshell report on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's lengthy history of sexual wrongdoing and quietly settling sexual harassment lawsuits, former NYT reporter and current TheWrap CEO Sharon Waxman published a piece claiming the Times' killed a similar piece on Weinstein she was working on in 2004.

Global Media Sex with a minor wife is rape: Supreme Court of India
Author: 0 Sex with a minor wife is rape: Supreme Court of India

Under the existing law , Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code states that sex with a girl who is below 18 is rape, but has an exception. "Then there are those who are married and a husband can have sexual intercourse with his wife if she is above the age if 15, irrespective of her consent", it said during a hearing.

Global Media Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable
Author: 0 Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable

As their faces were wrapped in bandages post surgery, the three women were unable to detained by immigration officers at passport control as their identified couldn't be matched. However, some netizens reflected that going under the knife is not a crime. South Korea has a booming and low-cost plastic-surgery industry complete with travel packages that include cosmetic treatments followed by safari trips in Africa, where people can heal - if they can make it past airport officials.

Author: 0 Israel Exposed Russian Hackers of US Secrets

The Russian intrusion detected more than two years ago used anti-virus software manufactured by the Russian firm Kaspersky Lab as an ad hoc global search tool, the Times said, quoting current and former government officials. The report said the Israelis had gained the information about Russian hackers using Kaspersky's products to scan USA systems from a break-in into Kaspersky's systems back in 2014.

Global Media Texas Tech student charged in shooting was 'acting erratically'
Author: 0 Texas Tech student charged in shooting was 'acting erratically'

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Texas Democratic Party deputy executive director Manny Garcia apologized for the tweet, which has been deleted. During the search, Bonath said, the university counseling center told police that Daniels' family had "called to express concerns that the student might be in possession of a weapon and making comments about suicide".

Global Media Four killed in fierce Kashmir gun battle
Author: 0 Four killed in fierce Kashmir gun battle

Based on intelligence about the presence of 8 terrorists in the area, security forces including the Indian Army and Kashmir police laid siege and conducted search operations. The Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police SP Vaid termed it as a major breakthrough. Later two militants were also killed in the gun fight. J&K police officials claim that a group of JeM militants roaming in and around Srinagar and could plan another attack.

Author: 0 Justices end 4th Circuit travel-ban challenge

The US Supreme Court has quashed an appeal that had blocked a now-expired version of Donald Trump's anti-immigration decree. Because most of the controversial provisions of the executive order only last 90 days, Trump it could be fully implemented before the Court hears the case.

Global Media Mazda Teases Two Concepts Ahead of Tokyo Motor Show
Author: 0 Mazda Teases Two Concepts Ahead of Tokyo Motor Show

With a new generation SKYACTIV-X engine, which is set to become the world's first mass-produced compression-ignition motor, under the hood, Mazda is also hoping to offer better dynamic performance along with seductive styling. It seems as though this will be the rotary-powered concept Mazda revealed it will bring to Tokyo, but we can't be sure. The first one, christened as the Next-Generation Design Vision and seen above, looks to be a sleek, four-door affair made for the sole objective of ...

Global Media SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR ahead of Diwali
Author: 0 SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR ahead of Diwali

Last year , the sale of firecrackers were banned post Delhi which will remain applicable till November 1, 2017. This year, Supreme Court has chose to not let the crackers be a reason behind the increasing pollution of Delhi. "There is full freedom to celebrate Diwali by bursting firecrackers in Madhya Pradesh", he said. Ghaziabad District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari said licenses which were issued earlier have been suspended now and no new license would be issued.

Global Media Jong-nam murder trial postponed due to expert's exhaustion
Author: 0 Jong-nam murder trial postponed due to expert's exhaustion

Dr Raja made a request to judge Azmi Ariffin for the cross examination to be conducted tomorrow, after spending almost two hours at the Chemistry Department in Petaling Jaya showing the evidence that had been sent to him for testing, including shreds of a shirt bearing the letters "LOL" that belonged to one of the accused, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong.

Global Media Migrant workers attack: CM says deliberate attempt to defame state
Author: 0 Migrant workers attack: CM says deliberate attempt to defame state

Kerala government assures all those affected by these rumours that their fear is unfounded and urge not to pay attention to such fake news. They are always welcome in Kerala, the chief minister added. One among the most viral is an audio saying that a hotel owner in the Mittai Theruv had strangled a labour form West Bengal and hung him on the roof.

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