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The new £10 note dares counterfeiters to just try

The new £10 note dares counterfeiters to just try The Bank of England says it does not now have plans for replacing the current £50 note, which features engineers Matthew Boulton and James Watt. On the reverse is a portrait of author Jane Austen, marking the 200th anniversary of her birth. [Full Article...]

Catalan mayors risk jail over independence referendum

Catalan mayors risk jail over independence referendum Addressing a crowd in Barcelona, he said "we will vote, even if the Spanish state doesn't want it", the BBC reports. Nearly 1,000 mayors have been asked to provide polling booths and facilities for the referendum on October 1, which was called this month before being quashed by judges in Madrid on constitutional... [Full Article...]

Pakistan court summons Nawaz Sharif, his children in two more corruption cases

Pakistan court summons Nawaz Sharif, his children in two more corruption cases A five member larger bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa is hearing the case in Islamabad . Nawaz Sharif, his children Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz and Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain Safdar had filed review petitions over the decision. [Full Article...]

Faulkner roundup: A mix of volleyball, golf and soccer

Faulkner roundup: A mix of volleyball, golf and soccer Gwyn Bellamy had eight kills and five aces in the match. Bishop Feehan visits Mansfield for a non-league match Sunday at 4:45 p.m. The Rebel coach earned her 200th career match victory as her team knocked off Wheeling Linsly 25-11, 25-10, 25-11 on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Client Alert: Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines Extended for Victims

Hurricane Harvey Client Alert: Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines Extended for Victims The IRS disaster relief page now lists the islands of St. John and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands; the municipalities of Culebra, Vieques, Canóvanas, and Loíza in Puerto Rico; and Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, and St. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest Spicer, in his first late-night appearance since stepping down in July, replied with a simple, "No". Almost eight months after entering the White House and two weeks after exiting it, Sean Spicer still won't say President Donald Trump's inaugural crowd wasn't the "largest" ever. [Full Article...]

Bengal secretariat recommends expulsion of CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee

Bengal secretariat recommends expulsion of CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee Banerjee had also claimed that Mohammad Salim, another politburo member, had been given a spot in the party's highest body because it has a quota for Muslims. Bandopadhyay, who sported a Mont Blanc pen and a Apple Smartwatch, was ciriticised by many in the party. On June 2, Banerjee was suspended from the party for three months for his lifestyle which was unlike a Communist leader, alleged roman... [Full Article...]

Irma's winds blow tree on road in driver's path

Irma's winds blow tree on road in driver's path Then, only a few seconds later, a massive tree, which can barely be seen in the video, falls directly in front of the SUV. Channel 2's Lori Wilson was the only reporter to speak to the woman driving the SUV. Most of all, she's thankful she wasn't crushed by the tree. "I'm done, '" she said. Fortunately, Baxter was able to see the falling obstacle and stop, but the impact of the tree's trunk ... [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens to Use Nuclear Weapon to 'Sink' Japan

A more powerful quake the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization estimated to be of a 5.8 magnitude, but later revised to 6.1, is evidence the bomb could have unleashed as much as 250 kilotons of energy, significantly more than the previously estimated 100-120 kilotons. [Full Article...]

Australia Day: Council scraps 'grossly insensitive' celebration

Australia Day: Council scraps 'grossly insensitive' celebration Melbourne's Moreland City Council has voted to scrap official Australia Day celebrations, comparing the practice to "celebrating the Nazi holocaust." . "The government will consider (the) Moreland motion, and the nature of the public debate and consider further action as appropriate". But not all councillors voted in favor of the change; councillor John Kavanagh said Australia Day could be "an ... [Full Article...]

Tiny bodies of slain Rohingya children wash up on Bangladesh shores

Tiny bodies of slain Rohingya children wash up on Bangladesh shores Guterres said the situation in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine can be described as ethnic cleansing. He said: "When one-third of the Rohingya population had to flee the country, can you find a better word to describe it?" "The government of Myanmar needs to be told that global support and finance is conditional on a major change in policy towards the Rohingya". [Full Article...]

Stop using pellet guns in J&K, Amnesty tells govt

Stop using pellet guns in J&K, Amnesty tells govt The NGO added that its India unit had documented the cases of 88 people who lost their eyesight either temporarily or permanently due to the security forces' use of pump action guns between 2014 and 2017. "AI India wrote to the JKP and CRPF for further information, but no responses were received", it said. "Though it was not very effective, the pellet guns have been used less compared to earlier",... [Full Article...]

Flynn allegedly failed to disclose trip to broker Saudi-Russian business deal

Flynn allegedly failed to disclose trip to broker Saudi-Russian business deal During his short tenure in President Trump's White House, Flynn advocated for a group of former military officers, who were promoting the project on behalf of US companies, according to the Journal . Speaking at a conference in Germany, where lawmakers have been especially aggressive about privacy standards, Sandberg said the company is working to roll out updates to address a range of concer... [Full Article...]

North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test

North: N. Korea Preparing Another Nuke Test It estimated the explosive yield from the sixth test at 250 kilotons, which is much larger than an initial estimate of 70 kilotons by the Japanese Defense Ministry. The North claimed to have carried out a hydrogen bomb test. But the detected xenon-133 is a radioactive isotope that does not occur naturally and which has been linked to North Korea's nuclear tests in the past. [Full Article...]

Almost 7 million homes and businesses have no power in Southeast

Almost 7 million homes and businesses have no power in Southeast From there, the storm traveled north, out of the state. For that reason, Deal said, recovery "could be a bit slower". Still, that amounts to a pretty steep natural disaster check for the U.S., after Hurricane Harvey inundated Houston and southeastern Texas with floods. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert canceled, 3-month-old found safe

Amber Alert canceled, 3-month-old found safe The AMBER Alert was canceled about an hour after it was issued. A statewide AMBER Alert was issued for three-month-old Russell Roysden around 7 p.m. Authorities say the father has an extensive criminal history. Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. [Full Article...]

Financial Advisors Network Buys 1330 Company Stocks In Procter Gamble Company (PG)

Financial Advisors Network Buys 1330 Company Stocks In Procter Gamble Company (PG) Goldman Sachs Grp accumulated 12.16 million shares. Turning to Return on Assets or ROA, Procter & Gamble Co (PG) has a current ROA of 8.24. Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) transacted up 0.13% throughout intraday market trading on early Wednesday, topping $93.63. [Full Article...]

Michael Bennett: I'm Gonna Sue Vegas Police ... Over Gun Incident

Michael Bennett: I'm Gonna Sue Vegas Police ... Over Gun Incident Bennett said people scattered after talk of gunshots and police used unnecessary force against him after singling him out due to the color of his skin. The letter also criticized the Las Vegas police union, which asked the National Football League to investigate Bennett's accusations in a letter that said, "While the NFL may condone Bennett's disrespect for our American flag, and everything it s... [Full Article...]

Bellway plc (BWY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc

Bellway plc (BWY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc About shares traded. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has 0.00% since September 12, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. As per Wednesday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Friday, January 8 with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Corea del Nord: opposizione completa alla risoluzione del Consiglio di Sicurezza

Corea del Nord: opposizione completa alla risoluzione del Consiglio di Sicurezza Le Nazioni Unite hanno approvato un vero e proprio bando alle esportazioni di prodotti tessili da Pyongyang mettendo con le spalle al muro una delle principali fonti di finanziamento del Paese . Ieri, i media ufficiali hanno dato conto del banchetto che Kim ha tenuto a Pyongyang in onore degli scienziati coinvolti nei piani nucleari, definiti un "perfetto successo": nell'occasione, second... [Full Article...]


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