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Iraq rebuffs Tillerson call to disband Iran-backed militias

Iraq rebuffs Tillerson call to disband Iran-backed militias In a tight-lipped statement , Baghdad rejected a call by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for Iran-backed Shia militias to "go home" after the demise of Islamic State in Iraq. Last week, the Iraqi military seized Kirkuk, wresting the contested city from Kurdish forces, which control much of the northern third of the country. [Full Article...]

British diver 'stalked' by tiger shark while lost at sea

British diver 'stalked' by tiger shark while lost at sea John Craig, 34, was fishing with a friend near Shark Bay, western Australia, when he lost sight of his boat. He said yesterday that it was even more traumatic than watching Sunderland lose 7-6 on penalties to Charlton Athletic in the 1998 First Division play-off final. [Full Article...]

Officer injured, 2 others shot in Lake County

Officer injured, 2 others shot in Lake County A shelter-in-place order was issued in the Lake County town of Clearlake Monday after a shooting near the post office. Alan Ashmore, 61, of Clearlake Oaks, was arrested about 30 minutes after the first report of gunfire. Investigators believe he started a fire in vegetation as he tried to flee, Martin said. Law enforcement officers were speaking to that person, Martin said. [Full Article...]

Man runs himself over in weird road rage incident

Man runs himself over in weird road rage incident The video shows the motorist stopping his auto abruptly before the driver behind honks his horn. But nope. He gets to his feet and continues moving toward the other vehicle, only to be shut down by the commands of its inhabitants: "Mate, put your auto in park!" As he begins to walk towards the vehicle who honked their horn at him, he is hit by his driver's side door knocking him to the ground. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization hurt itself with Robert Mugabe decision - Zimbabwe govt

World Health Organization hurt itself with Robert Mugabe decision - Zimbabwe govt The 93-year-old leader reportedly offered to support and co-ordinate WHO's battle against heart disease, cancer and diabetes across Africa. Goodwill ambassadors for the organization "are well-known personalities ... The WHO director-general announced the appointment at a conference last Wednesday, claiming Zimbabwe's president could influence his peers for better health care and praising the c... [Full Article...]

North Korea threat 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells US, South Korea

North Korea threat 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells US, South Korea Tension has been high on the divided Korean peninsula for months with Pyongyang staging its sixth nuclear test and launching two ICBMs that apparently brought much of the U.S. He said defense ministers bring a special perspective to the problem. The DPRK has condemned the series of U.S. The Ministers called on North Korea to "abandon its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs in a compl... [Full Article...]

Trump defends tweets as key to White House victory

Trump defends tweets as key to White House victory In an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo set to air tomorrow and Monday, President Donald Trump disputes claims that he was insensitive during the now-infamous condolence call to Sgt. At the time of writing, that's a swathe of over 40-million people, or more than 10% of Twitter's user base. "You know they are well-crafted", he said of his tweets. [Full Article...]

What's inside the secret JFK assassination files?

What's inside the secret JFK assassination files? Kennedy's assassination. The decision has received mixed reactions . President Trump himself has previously suggested Ted's dad Rafaelhad some sort of role in the killing - saying, "His father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being, you know, shot". [Full Article...]

Main threat to children of same-sex parents is discrimination, report reveals

Main threat to children of same-sex parents is discrimination, report reveals Australia's top paediatricians and adolescent health experts say they have found compelling evidence that children raised in same-sex parented families do just as well as those raised by heterosexual couples. "These negative outcomes are largely attributed to the harassment, stigma and discrimination that they and other LGBTIQ+ individuals and communities regularly endure". [Full Article...]

Eight IPS Officers Promoted; Rakesh Asthana Appointed as CBI Special Director

Eight IPS Officers Promoted; Rakesh Asthana Appointed as CBI Special Director Asthana, now CBI additional director, is handling hotel corruption case involving Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and other cases. Most notable among them is the elevation of Rakesh Asthana, now serving as the additional director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has been promoted to the post of special director of the CBI. [Full Article...]

Woman in Battleford RCMP auto chase charged with robbery

Woman in Battleford RCMP auto chase charged with robbery Levy said a woman who was in the vehicle suffered minor injuries in the pursuit. Whitstone-Waskewitch said he will be missed. She said she wasn't sure how many officers were now off-duty, but said the RCMP can deploy extra resources to North Battleford if needed. [Full Article...]

Top military general vows full explanation on Niger ambush

Top military general vows full explanation on Niger ambush On Oct. 3, a 12-member American team accompanied 30 Nigerien forces - reportedly in unarmored trucks - to an area approximately 52 miles north of the capital, Niamey. Dunford said the military is still trying to piece together what happened between the start of the patrol October 3, the ambush Oct 4. and Johnson's body being recovered October 6. [Full Article...]

Province adds 75 hospital bed spaces in northeastern Ontario

Province adds 75 hospital bed spaces in northeastern Ontario The province is making more than 2,000 beds and spaces available, aiming to better serve patients and reduce wait times in hospitals, at home and in the community. And with a growing and aging population with increasingly chronic conditions to treat, additional capacity must be built into long-term care and home care, he said. [Full Article...]

School bus overturns; no major injuries reported

School bus overturns; no major injuries reported Monday as the bus pulled onto northbound USA 29 near Ellicott City. According to police, the bus flipped on its side when it was traveling westbound on Route 100 and exited onto Route 29 north. Howard County Fire and Rescue said all of those injured sustained minor injuries. Police issued Wilcox a citation for negligent driving. The bus was inspected October 2, and officials found nothing wron... [Full Article...]

Evans in court for second arraignment

Evans in court for second arraignment The state accused Evans of kidnapping Vincent Obianodo, chairman of The Young Shall Grow Motors, and killing a policeman attached to Mr. Obianodo during the kidnap operation. This time, it will be before the Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere, with Justice O.A. Taiwo presiding. Evans was brought into court along with five other suspects - four men and one lady - and all of them were ... [Full Article...]

Moon OKs Resuming Reactor Work But Vows No More

Moon OKs Resuming Reactor Work But Vows No More President Moon Jae-in on Sunday accepted a special panel's recommendation that construction resume on two nuclear reactors near the southeastern city of Ulsan. Civic groups campaigning against nuclear energy later said they respected its recommendation but lamented the influence of pro-nuclear groups which have carried out extensive publicity campaigns in recent weeks, promoting the benefits of nu... [Full Article...]

DPM's Office Shoots Down Reports Of Interpol Aid To Track Jho Low

DPM's Office Shoots Down Reports Of Interpol Aid To Track Jho Low Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said to ensure Malaysia curbed the threat of terrorism, the authorities were constantly improving the methods of monitoring and cooperation with Interpol and other countries. Several social media reports had quoted Zahid as saying that police were seeking Interpol's assistance in tracking down the businessman. Reports said Zahid was responding to a questio... [Full Article...]

CELG) — Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ

The stock rose 1.20% or $1.46 reaching $122.79 per share. A total of 27.73 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 3.73 Million shares. Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $6.59 million activity. Friedman Michael A sold $625,000 worth of stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $143.89, for a total value of $248,498.03. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump to visit Detroit middle school to combat bullying

Melania Trump to visit Detroit middle school to combat bullying Education Secretary Betsy Devos . Melania Trump's communications director tried to preempt any such criticism by saying the first lady "acts independently from her husband". The day before her speech, President Donald Trump drew criticism after calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket man" before the United Nations General Assembly. [Full Article...]

Tornado Warning declared for Clarendon County

Tornado Warning declared for Clarendon County The line is moving eastward at 40 to 45 miles per hour. The weather service has also issued flash flood warnings in parts of southwest Virginia - generally for counties along or west of I-77. The cold front, and risk of hazardous weather, will end for everyone by 9 p.m. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Carroll said the weather service will likely survey several areas across the Upstate... [Full Article...]


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