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Palestinian Authority takes control of Gaza crossing point

In the statement on Friday, the Islamic Jihad movement said they had recovered the bodies, and identified the five slain fighters who had been missing since the first explosion as Badr Kamal Musbeh, Ahmad Hasan al-Sabakhi, Shadi Sami al-Hemri, Muhammad Kheir al-Din al-Buheisi and Alaa Sami Abu Ghrab. Read More »

Truck driver kills 8 in New York 'act of terror'


Department of Homeland Security said Acting Secretary Elaine Duke had been briefed and the department was "closely monitoring the situation". The truck then turned at Chambers Street, near the trade centre site, hitting the school bus and injuring two adults and two children. Read More »

Keeping Track of Indicators For Independent Oil & Gas Pl (IOG.L)


Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and GBX 460 target. Barclays Capital maintained Extraction Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ: XOG ) on Wednesday, October 11 with "Overweight" rating. The West Africa Business focuses on its production and development projects in West Africa and Europe. NasdaqGS:XOG is -0.074844. Earnings Yield helps investors measure the return on investment for a given company. Read More »

TripAdvisor Accused of Deleting Negative Accounts of Mexican Resorts


However, TripAdvisor moderators removed the post, deeming it in violation of the company's "family friendly" guidelines. Recent reports have surfaced of the trusted travel forum removing posts from more than a dozen tourists about rape and assault during their travels, mainly in Mexican resorts. Read More »

Broad US report says global warming is massive - and caused by humans


Asked by TPM Friday why the White House signed off on the report - given its record of making policy around a skepticism of climate science - deputy press secretary Raj Shah focused on the report's disclaimer about "remaining uncertainty in the sensitivity of Earth's climate to [greenhouse gas] emissions". Read More »

LCBO announces first 14 cities to have legal recreational marijuana shops

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario, which will run the stores through a subsidiary, says they will be open by July of 2018. In preparation for the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis by July 2018, the Ministry of Finance and LCBO have identified an initial 14 Ontario municipalities intended for the new stores by July 2018. Read More »

NY killer was an Uber driver


More to the point, when Saipov immigrated to the United States in 2010, there was no reason to think he would one day murder eight innocent people in the name of Islam. Matkarov said that Saipov took him to John F. Kennedy Airport back in June when he flew to Uzbekistan with his children and wife. He even had an apartment in Temple Terrace as recently as previous year. Read More »

Florida woman charged with DUI on a horse


The Polk County Sheriff's Office takes the situation seriously. Deputies say she had a strong odor of alcohol. Byrne was then arrested and the horse was transported to the Polk County Sheriff's Animal Control livestock facility. Byrne was also slapped with an animal abandonment charge because she did not provide proper protection for the horse, which police say she put in jeopardy of being injured or killed. Read More »

Burglary suspect caught on camera in a tight spot


A passer-by saw the legs sticking out of the building on Rookery Road and rang the police. In another freaky case, a suspected burglar was mocked online when he had to be rescued by police during a break-in, where he got stuck in a fried chicken shop's extractor unit for seven hours. Read More »

US strikes IS in Somalia for first time

While al-Shabaab has claimed its allegiance to al Qaeda, terrorist groups affiliating themselves with ISIS have worked to gain a foothold in places across the continent. Farmaajo also sent a similar request to Djibouti and Uganda following Somalia's deadliest single attack that killed more than 400 people on October 14 in the capital Mogadishu. Read More »

Canada sanctions 52 linked to rights abuses, corruption


The law will freeze any assets they may hold in Canada and render them inadmissible to Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Although the law is named after Mr. Magnitsky. The move indicates the extent to which the legislation that has been presented by the government as being about fighting corruption and protecting human rights is in fact highly political in nature, Robinson said. Read More »

Sheriff: Mom arrested in shooting deaths of two daughters


Minutes later, that call was disconnected. "She keeps saying somebody's after her", Jacob told the operator. His voice is deep and exhausted. Sheriff's office deputies arrived at the residence about 11:45 p.m. But the sheriff said the gun misfired and he was able to take it away from her. In his 911 call, Jacob Henderson is crying nearly uncontrollably, urging a dispatcher to get help to his home at Forgotten Acres. Read More »

House Oks added children's health funds


The program serves more than 8 million children and is backed by both parties. Further, multiple House Republican factions couldn't agree where to the find offsets that would fund the bill, which almost torpedoed its chances of passing. But Democrats oppose how Republicans want to pay for the extension. In the world of Donald Trump's Republican Party, that has all changed. "But House Republicans chose to spend the first nine months of this year trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act", Rep. Read More »

Hope Hicks to be interviewed by Mueller's team


Hicks is in a position to have information about campaign staff efforts to arrange a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday offered his condolences to US President Donald Trump over phone following the NY terror attack that killed eight and injured nearly a dozen. Read More »

Part of Disney California Adventure transforming into Pixar Pier


Toy Story Mania will remain where it is, but it will be joined by a new array of midway games inspired by Pixar characters alongside the existing Bullseye Stallion Stampede. At the Games of the Boardwalk , which now includes the game "Bullseye Stallion Stampede", guests will be able to enjoy all the midway games as they are rethemed to Pixar characters. Read More »

Man Shot Himself In Penis While Robbing Hot Dog Stand, Police Say


The 39-year-old employee, who was hospitalized for unspecified injuries following the robbery, found his wallet near where Pouncy accidentally shot himself , according to the report. According to records, he remained in the hospital through the week and so did not appear for his bond hearing Thursday. He found his wallet not far from where Pouncy accidentally shot himself, according to the report. Read More »

Iraqi forces retake crossing on Syria border from IS


An offensive by the army, backed by Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militias, and a separate offensive by US-backed Syrian militias have pushed Islamic State back into a shrinking pocket of land downstream of Deir Ezzor near the Iraqi border. Early Friday morning, Iraqi forces unleashed a barrage of artillery fire against militant positions inside the town, backed by Iraqi and US-led coalition air strikes. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan should be evicted, demand fans


Bigg Boss gave a special power to captain Luv Tyagi to send another contestant to the kaalkothri and he took Arshi Khan's name. Will Vikas be successful in escaping the house tonight? "Open the confession room, I am done", yelled Vikas. Read More »

DOJ Strikes Back at ACLU Over Undocumented Jane Doe's Abortion


Second, the government suggested that the justices "may wish to issue an order to show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken against" Doe's attorneys for "what appear to be material misrepresentations and omissions to the government created to thwart this Court's review". Read More »

Another Flap for Twitter After Trump Account Blackout


No one tell him Mueller can see them???" a user tweeted. Then, suddenly, the account was restored. A single person who works for Twitter - and not even someone who works in and around their government arm - was able to take down the Twitter account of the President of the United States? That employee has since been hailed on social media as a hero and as a scourge for acting against the president, who said the move reflected the impact his Twitter messages have had. Read More »

Defamation Case against Kamal Haasan for 'Hindu terror' comment in Varanasi


The hearing in the case is tomorrow, Saturday. The case has been filed under several sections of the IPC that pertain to defamation, attempt to cause offence, intent to hurt religious feelings and to incite communal disharmony. BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao compared the actor to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed. "Extremism has spread into their camp as well", said Mr Haasan, who is revving up for a political career. Read More »

American journalist charged in Zimbabwe for insulting Mugabe in a tweet


The police today arrested an American citizen and confiscated her laptop after claiming that she undermined authority or insulted President Robert Mugabe through a message which she allegedly posted on social media. A year ago ministers told Zimbabweans that statements posted on social media could be traced and might lead to punishment. She was charged in the late afternoon. Read More »

Bowe Bergdahl's Sentence: No Prison Time


He also recommended Bergdahl be demoted to private. The judge said Bergdahl must forfeit pay equal to $1,000 (£765) per month for 10 months. The judge began deliberating Thursday after hearing closing arguments by defense attorneys, who asked for no prison time, and prosecutors who are seeking 14 years behind bars. Read More »

Jeff Sessions' meeting with George Papadopoulos draws fresh scrutiny


President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions attend a panel discussion on an opioid and drug abuse in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. "The attorney general has been entirely truthful and consistent on this matter", the source said , referring to Sessions' testimony before Congress where he rejected the notion of meetings and interactions with Russians during the campaign season. Read More »

Mukul Roy joins BJP, says Bengal wants alternative to Mamata


Among those who were present to facilitate Roy's inclusion in the BJP fold were the BJP president Amit Shah and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad , who's never missed an opportunity to target his rival parties on corruption. The former railway minister was earlier also questioned by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. "We are confident BJP will expand in Bengal due to his experience in organisational work". Read More »