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Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as ambassador to the Holy See

She was confirmed in a vote on Monday by the United States Senate. In a vote of 70-23, the United States Senate approved the nomination of Callista L. She is also a long-time member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Gingrich's nomination to the post at the Holy See in May caused some controversy because of her marriage to Gingrich, with whom she became involved when he was still married to his second wife. Read More »

No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks


About 582,000 refugees from Myanmar have poured into Bangladesh since August 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts triggered an army crackdown in response. Almost 60 percent of the 582,000 refugees who have fled Myanmar since August 25 are children - and thousands more are crossing each week, UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado said. Read More »

Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's 3rd travel ban


Three lawsuits challenging the new ban argue that restricting travel for citizens of predominantly Muslim countries violates the U.S. Constitution. One of the lawyers on the case, Neal Katyal, tweeted, "We have just won". Eric Schneider, attorney general of NY, one of the state's challenging the order, said it remained a "Muslim ban by another name". "We've been facing an increased level of discrimination over the past year in schools, on subways, all across this country and I today ... Read More »

Israel says it will not negotiate with a Hamas-based Palestinian government


He said "any Israeli remarks will not change the official Palestinian position to move forward with the reconciliation efforts to achieve the hopes and aspirations of our people in ending the division in order to achieve the national project, end the occupation and establish the independent Palestinian state on all the Palestinian territory occupied in 1967, with East Jerusalem as its capital". Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta aplogises to Hina Khan


We lived in the house like a family but from the past few days, I couldn't handle the fights going on inside the house. She holds a double PhD in Occultism from the University of Chicago, and had entered the Bigg Boss house with the sole goal of proving that not all Swamis are untrustworthy. Read More »

Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations


Firefighters were called to a structure fire at about 10:30 p.m. and that blaze spread to nearby wild land. The firefighter has a broken wrist and cuts to face and is being helped out of the ravine. "We have crews actively working in there right now", Bernheisel said in an interview with KTVU Monday monring, adding that the area where the fire is burning is in steep rugged terrain. Read More »

Captured: Loose bull tranquilized after invading Prospect Park in Brooklyn


ABC 7 News reports police tranquilized the animal and captured it . As seen in the live footage above, the bull remains on the soccer field as it gains an audience and is surrounded by authorities. The baby cow is believed to have run away from a slaughterhouse located on Fourth Ave. and 16th St. and ran two miles to the park. It's definitely not the first time , but there's now a bull, initially mistaken for a cow, on the loose in Prospect Park. Read More »

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Expansion Takes The War To The High Seas


The DLC's new Operation will be an amphibious assault set across these two maps. Turning Tides' new game mode, Conquest Assault, is described as a "twist on the signature Conquest mode". L-Class Destroyer: Rule the waves with the mighty Destroyer and take on sea, air, and ground units with its cannons, torpedoes, AA guns, and mines. Read More »

10-year-old boy survives fall over railing at Niagara Falls

The incident happened at Niagara River Parkway within viewing distance from the iconic falls on the Canadian side, noted CP24. Police said they had no update on the boy's condition from McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton, Ont., where he was taken Sunday. Read More »

Police Respond to Report of Active Shooter at Howard


As of 12:58 p.m., they say that no active shooter has been confirmed , but warn people in the area to " take precautions ". The incident comes as the university is about to starts its homecoming week and events around it. Police were called to Howard University on Tuesday afternoon. 'Because the safety of our students and staff are our number one priority, the Admin Bldg has been evacuated'. Read More »

USA indicts two Chinese in major fentanyl trafficking case


On Sept. 20, Jian Zhang, 38, of China, five Canadian citizens, two residents of Florida, and a resident of New Jersey were indicted in the District of North Dakota for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and fentanyl analogues in the United States, conspiracy to import the drugs from Canada and China, a money laundering conspiracy, an global money laundering conspiracy, and operation of a continuing criminal enterprise. Read More »

CT senator to call on FCC to uphold First Amendment


At a conference today, Pai said that he is a strong defender of the First Amendment and that "broadcast licenses can't be revoked due to news content or political speech", according to former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell, who is attending the conference. Read More »

Colorado Springs police arrest juvenile in shooting near school


The circumstances surrounding the stabbing aren't clear but officers said a 19-year-old male suspect is in custody and police are not searching for any other suspects. The victims were taken to the hospital where the two children died. That victim suffered injuries that are considered not life threatening. Armed burglary suspects led law enforcement on a chase early Tuesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said. Read More »

Twitter account tied to 'the Mooch' publishes Holocaust poll


Scaramucci's poll is asking people if they really think Nazis killed fewer Jews than that, advancing a form of Holocaust denialism. He also mentions that he was trying to "highlight ignorance of the basic facts of the Holocaust". The Scaramucci Post's Twitter account , according to its bio page, is run by hedge fund manager Lance Laifer. The poll was deleted after being live for about an hour and was apparently posted "without consulting @Scaramucci who is traveling in London". Read More »

Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1700 years


Archaeologists said the round, classical Roman-style theatre was a significant find. "One of the fantastic things is that because we're beneath an arch, they would have had the arch to use as their roof", Uziel said. When we started excavating, our goal was to date Wilson's Arch. Most of the major public structures from Roman Jerusalem - the large theater, forum, basilica and bathhouse - remain undiscovered. Read More »

Punjab: Unidentified men on motorcycle shoot RSS leader dead


Two persons on motorbike came and called him by name. Gosain was the sangh pracharak at Mohan Shakha, RSS. He took two bullets and died on the spot. The assailants were wearing turbans and were masked. This was stated by Senior RSS and BJP Leaders in different press releases issued here today. RSS has expressed deep regret over the incident and has urged the Punjab Police to take immediate action. Read More »

Minor breakthrough on Brexit as Scotland and Wales agree terms

The Scottish Government has rejected claims by Theresa May's deputy that the UK Government has ended fears of a Westminster " power grab " after Brexit. Although he welcomed the Government's suggestion of holding another JMC meeting before Christmas, he was critical of the UK's overall approach to the talks in Brussels. Read More »

'Perfectly f*ckable': JLaw on the grim reality of a Hollywood career


Another actress had already been fired from the project for "not losing enough weight fast enough", according to Lawrence. Speaking at Elle's Women in Hollywood event - where she was one of eight honourees - the 27-year-old Oscar victor divulged some of the appalling treatment women in the movie industry are often forced to endure in order to climb the ranks. Read More »

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Signature Estate & Investment Advisors Llc increased Celgene Corp ( CELG ) stake by 5.89% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. First Midwest Retail Bank Division holds 44,149 shares. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: " Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) Upgraded by Vetr "Buy" was first posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. Read More »

TDP unites couple, Butta Renuka defects from YSRCP


In a setback to the YSR Congress party, Kurnool MP Butta Renuka has made a decision to call it a day in the Opposition party and is joining the Telugu Desam Party in the presence of Chief Minister N. Sharing about Maharashtra MP lauding Chandrababu over Integration of Rivers, she revealed that her intention to join TDP is the interest in development. Read More »

Drivers who kill while using mobile phones will face life in prison


Risky driving includes speeding and driving while using mobile phones while those driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs will also face a similar sentence. Tough new penalties announced by the Ministry of Justice, including life sentences for some killer drivers, have been welcomed by road safety campaign groups . Read More »

Siddramaiah Pours Cold Water On Gold For Karnataka Lawmakers Plan


As per the reports , it was mentioned that the Karnataka government has issued a proposal worth Rs 26.87 crore to gift gold biscuits and silver plates to MLAs and MLCs. "This kind of proposal is just not acceptable to us and there is no need to spend such money for such things". "And if any of the other expenses don't meet approval, we will drop that". Read More »

Wipro Q2 net profit dips to Rs 2143 crore


That compares with the Rs 2,111 crore expected by the analysts at HDFC Securities. The IT firm, headquartered in the south Indian technology hub of Bengaluru , said it expects a sequential improvement in its growth trajectory in the third quarter. Read More »

IPOB threatens to carry arms if Kanu is not brought to court


But Bright Chimezie , who became a co-defendant in the case following an amendment of the charges was also absent. Abaribe, the Chairman of the Senate's South East Caucus; a Jewish priest, Immanuel Shalom; and an accountant and Abuja resident, Tochukwu Uchendu reportedly stood as his sureties for Nnamdi Kanu . Read More »

Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq


This is months after of range-bound trading during which OPEC-led supply cuts buoyed crude prices but rising US output capped markets . USA crude rose 0.82 percent to $51.87 per barrel and Brent was last at $57.86, up 1.21 percent on the day. Read More »

Marino pulls name from consideration for drug post


But according to Justice Department and DEA internal documents obtained by " 60 Minutes " and The Post , the former head of the DEA office that worked to prevent legitimate drugs from being diverted to the black market, and the DEA's chief administrative law judge, the new law eviscerated the DEA's authority to go after opioid distributors who violate federal law. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS-like institute for ayurveda in Delhi


With the demand for medicinal plants increasing worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) has projected that the global herbal market will grow to Dollars 5 trillion by 2050 from the current level of USD 62 billion. The Prime Minister also assured that his government is putting in efforts to integrate traditional medicinal practices with modern healthcare. Prime Minister also urged all the companies and private sector in the country to come forward as well as for allopathic based large ... Read More »