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Trump May Pull Agriculture Nominee Sam Clovis as Russia Ties are Exposed


Sam Clovis , the former Morningside College professor who served as national co-chair of the Trump presidential campaign, has asked the president to withdraw his nomination to serve as the top science officer in the U.S.D.A. This after the Washington Post this morning reminded the conservative radio host/climate change skeptic that he lacked any research or agricultural science experience. Read More »

Marathon to be held as planned


As one million people descended on the neighborhood to participate in festivities, police quickly mobilized and deployed more resources. "It will be well protected as it always is, but we will take additional measures to ensure that". New York Road Runners officials released a statement after the attack on Tuesday and said there are extensive safety and security measures that are already in place. Read More »

Tesla shares plummet amid Model 3 production issues


Tesla still has not figured out how to overcome manufacturing challenges that threaten its viability as an vehicle maker, with battery factory-line glitches pushing out production targets for the Model 3 saloon. The Wall Street Journal reported on October 22 that Tesla had reached a deal with Chinese officials to open a factory in a free-trade zone in Shanghai. Read More »

GOP tax plan slashes corporate rate, cut for wealthy


President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a lengthy trip through Asia. A reduction to contribution limits was considered to finance cuts elsewhere, but it was ultimately nixed since the accounts are crucial for many retiring Americans in the middle class. Read More »

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages


It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. In other Alaska Air Group news, EVP Andrew R. (NYSE:RRC) earned "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, March 21. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, April 24. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Addresses Trump Dossier & Russian "Cyber Warfare" On Daily Show


Some Republicans have said Hillary Clinton's State Department approved the deal after her husband's charitable foundation received a $145 million donation. "He's an experienced lawyer, he knows what the law is, he knows what opposition research is", Clinton explained. Special counsel Robert Mueller and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are now investigating the dossier to find proof of Trump's connections with Russian Federation, but Clinton believes news of the enquiry was made ... Read More »

China Blocks Moves To List Maulana Masood Azhar As Global Terrorist


Hua Chunying, spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said at a recent press conference, "As for the listing application by the relevant country [India], there are disagreements". China had extended its block on the proposal to list Azhar as a global terrorist by three months in August after obstructing the move in February. Defending China's consistent technical holds, Hua had said China's actions are meant to ensure and safeguard the authority and effectiveness of the 1267 ... Read More »

James Comey's new book will tell readers about 'A Higher Loyalty'


The book, which has a deep blue cover similar to the color of the seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation he once served, will go on sale on May 1, 2018, about one year after his termination. "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", he said, according to the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony before Congress. The Amazon description of " A Higher Loyalty " says that Comey's book will include his experiences from the "highest-stakes situations" of his career in the ... Read More »

Pakistani sisters imprisoned in India return home after 11 years


They are expected to reach Wagah border crossing point on November 4. Fatima and Mumtaz had been arrested on smuggling charges for which they were jailed. "I am also thankful to local advocate Navjot Kaur Chabba who extended huge help to get us released from jail". Lawyer Navjot Kaur Chabha, who was fighting for the cause said that she took up the case because of Hina. Read More »

State BJP launches Parivartana Yatra


Coming four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state on October 29, the rally titled "Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra " will criss-cross the state in two phases. The launch of this yatra will cover all the 224 constituencies of the state and is also seen as a launch of BJP's poll campaign in the state. Amid the high volume campaign of Gujarat election, Bhartiya Janata Party president who interestingly hails from the poll bound western state will head south on ... Read More »

RNC chair says Donna Brazile revelation shows breakdown in DNC leadership


Meantime, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz wasn't doing great at raising money either and was overspending. She said the agreement was not illegal, but "unethical ". "I had tried to search out any other evidence of internal corruption that would show that the DNC was rigging the system to throw the primary to Hillary, but I could not find any in party affairs or among the staff", Brazile wrote. Read More »

California Family Attacked By Pirates In Brazilian Jungle


Friends and relatives think Adam and Emily Harteau and their 3- and 7-year-old daughters made a decision to flee the boat to get away from the pirates and have been walking in the jungle since. Guillroy said, "knowing Adam, he probably took it upon himself to save his family". The California couple and their two daughters had been traveling through South America when they went missing. Read More »

Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away


She is survived by her son Indian industrialist Nusli Wadia. After the partition of India and Pakistan , Jinnah moved to Pakistan. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan's founding father's daughter has passed away at the age of 98. However, their relationship was strained after she fell in love with an Indian Parsi named Neville Wadia with whom she eventually got married. She had also visited the mausoleum of Madar-i-Millat Fatima Jinnah to pay respects to her aunt. Read More »

Student put body fluids on roommate's belongings

Her case, under the request of assistant state's attorney Carl Ajello, was transferred to Hartford Superior Court with a court date of November 15. West Hartford police say they're seeking an additional charge of intimidation based on bigotry or bias , the Hartford Courant reported. Read More »

US Prosecutors Consider Charging 6 Russians in DNC Hacking Case


The Justice Department has collected enough evidence to produce charges next year, two people familiar with the investigation told the Wall Street Journal . As the report points out, the US would be more likely to publicly identify those individuals and impose significant restrictions on their travel than actually attempt to arrest and jail them. Read More »

"Its a national duty to rape girls in revealing cloth" Egyptian Lawyer


Maya Mursi, Head of the National Council for Women's Rights said the comments were a "flagrant call" for rape and violate 'everything in the Egyptian constitution. He added: 'Girls must respect themselves so others respect them. The furore follows last month's revelation that Cairo is the world's most risky megacity for women, and has become more perilous since the 2011 uprisings. Read More »

Five companies shortlisted for HS2 train fleet

China's state-owned CRRC, the world's biggest trainmaker with increasingly worldwide ambitions, is not on the list. Alstom SA and Siemens AG , the French and German manufacturers planning to combine their trainmaking businesses, are among five bidders shortlisted for a 2.75 billion-pound ($3.6 billion) contract to supply models for the U.K.'s planned high-speed railway. Read More »

Police name suspect in deadly Colorado Walmart shooting

A professional photographer who happened to be at the Walmart shortly after the shooting reached out to 9NEWS and gave us permission to publish his photos . "The employees started screaming". "I ran out, too, because I didn't want to get shot". Investigators, including special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, were reviewing security video and interviewing witnesses. Read More »

2 confirmed dead in shooting at Colorado Walmart


Thornton Police said they are now reviewing security camera footage and interviewing witnesses "for assistance with suspect (s) description/info". "We don't know exactly what the motive of the person was, but it was certainly a bad act". Confirmation of the two fatalities came about 20 minutes later. Several distraught employees could be seen in the parking lot comforting each other. The shooting at the busy shopping center forced customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for ... Read More »

Fire extinguishers may fail to activate, 1 fatality reported


The recall involves plastic handle fire extinguishers sold between 1973 and 2015, and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers sold between 1995 and 2017. The model number is printed on the fire extinguisher label. Officials said the nozzle can also come off during activation. There have been 391 reports of failed or limited activation or nozzle detachment, resulting in 16 injuries and a 2014 death when first responders could not get a Kidde fire extinguisher to work after a vehicle ... Read More »

United Kingdom seeks extradition of Manchester attacker brother


Manchester-born to Libyan parents, Abedi is believed to have travelled to Libya in the run-up to the May 22 bombing. Manchester police did not provide details on whether the duo had been continuously held since May, or whether they had been released and subsequently detained. Read More »

Hillary Cops to Funding Dossier, But Deflects to Russia Probe


On Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton appeared on " The Daily Show " to promote her book, " What Happened ". "He said yes", Clinton told Noah. The FBI has confirmed some parts of the dossier and Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into other details as part of an investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

EFF pickets outside Israeli embassy in the east


Arthur Balfour was writing to Lord Walter Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community. Meanwhile, the National Coalition for Palestine says that the EFF's march on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration sends a strong message that the Palestinian crisis must be resolved urgently. Read More »