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Junta chief: Thailand to hold elections in November 2018

The junta has repeatedly delayed elections since taking power in May 2014, citing reforms, security and royal succession for stalling a return to civilian rule. Prayuth will consider lifting the ban "at an appropriate time", he told reporters, without giving details. The Shinawatra clan has won all general elections since 2001, harvesting votes by promising greater wealth and opportunity to the ... [Full Article...]

Key pharma bill brings transparency to prescription drug pricing

Key pharma bill brings transparency to prescription drug pricing SB 17 by itself will not entirely solve the problem of skyrocketing prices for prescription drugs, but it is a critical first step toward holding the pharmaceutical industry accountable. California's law applies to any prescription drugs that sell for a wholesale cost of more than $40, including drugs purchased by the state for Medi-Cal and Medicare. [Full Article...]

Shamli schoolchildren taken ill after sugar factory chemical leak

Shamli schoolchildren taken ill after sugar factory chemical leak Indra Vikram Singh, District Magistrate Shamli , said, "Later the students were taken to different hospitals where majority have been discharged and 4-5 students are on drip and will be discharged soon". Local residents and parents also accused the district administration of turning a blind eye to their demands in the past against the sugar mills which frequently release chemical gas that pose se... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton links climate change to recent wildfires, hurricanes in California speech

The former American presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says she feels a "terrible sense of responsibility" for not defeating Donald Trump in last year's race for the White House. The question to be asked is: "how did they, the Russians and the Trump campaign converge?" "I could be outraged about Donald Trump past year, but not outraged about this?" I feel really disappointed in both Barack ... [Full Article...]

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, it backfires big time

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, it backfires big time A MI man, known on Facebook as Champagne Torino, is wanted on "existing warrants" and is a massive troll. Whoever was in charge of the social media page screengrabbed the message, sharing it with the caption: "CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!" Police are still waiting for the wanted internet troll to turn himself in, but posted on social media on October 7 that Torino told them he would be coming in to p... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance

Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance Authorities discovered earlier this week that Paddock had also rented a room at The Ogden hotel, a 21-story high-rise, The Las Vegas Review Journal reported . "Each time I push the button, it will range from $100 to $1,350", he said. Investigators also found Tannerite , an explosive composed of two substances, in Paddock's auto. [Full Article...]

Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Holdings Boosted by Ameriprise Financial Inc

It's important to get a feel for how any stock is actually valued on the market based on its core numbers. Pinnacle Financial Inc owns 1,068 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. 02/04/2016 - Church & Dwight Company, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Societe Generale. As per Friday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. [Full Article...]

Nate brings us heavy rain and gusty wind this weekend

Nate brings us heavy rain and gusty wind this weekend One silver lining is that in between these 2 rounds of rain, there may be a lull for part of Monday which would be great new for all of the Columbus Day events. Otherwise, Friday should be mainly dry with an overcast sky in the morning giving way to breaks of sunshine in the afternoon. High: mid 70s - near 80 degrees. [Full Article...]

ABS Release Same-Sex Marriage Vote Count Update

ABS Release Same-Sex Marriage Vote Count Update The figures are based on the number of bulk containers that have been delivered to the ABS , though it does not include those which may still be in transit. Remind your friends and family to get this done, don't delay vote YES today'. If you need a replacement survey form, there are ten days left to request one from the ABS . [Full Article...]

KPMG appoints new executive team

KPMG appoints new executive team Listed telecoms group Telkom has joined a growing list of companies that have chose to temporarily cut ties with auditing firm KPMG, according to Business Report. The Guptas and Zuma have denied wrongdoing, while KPMG's investigation didn't find evidence of illegal behavior or corruption. We welcome the decision by the Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation rechecks Vegas gunman's house — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Federal Bureau of Investigation rechecks Vegas gunman's house — WHAT'S HAPPENING The Daily Mail reports that police believe Paddock practiced shooting in the days leading up to the Las Vegas massacre. In addition to the 58 people who died, almost 500 were injured. The room, which goes for USD 590 a night, was given to Paddock for free because he was a good customer who wagered tens of thousands of dollars each time he visited the casino, the person said. [Full Article...]

Asif says USA targeting Pakistan by using excuse of Haqqani network

To a question regarding the National Action Plan, he said that NAP was made to wipe out terrorists from the country. Referring to unsavoury criticism from the United States, Asif said, "If the Trump administration exerts more pressure on us, friendly countries, especially China, Russia, Iran, and Turkey, will stand by our side". [Full Article...]

Stephen Paddock may have eyed Lollapalooza for an attack, report says

Stephen Paddock may have eyed Lollapalooza for an attack, report says He later booked a second room for August 3 through August 6, the same days as Lollapalooza in Grant Park. "One of the things that we're doing is we're putting a significantly larger number of undercover officers", said Anthony Riccio, chief of Chicago police's organized crime bureau. [Full Article...]

People Are Losing It Over The Way Donald Trump Says Puerto Rico

People Are Losing It Over The Way Donald Trump Says Puerto Rico The next day, when one of the intermediaries complained about the harm that Trump's speech had caused, the President glibly explained that he liked to "zigzag" in charting his foreign policy, the source said . "Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years", Trump wrote on Twitter. The newsletter then points out that Trump and first lady Melania... [Full Article...]

Merkel, Bavaria allies agree on migrant policy

Merkel, Bavaria allies agree on migrant policy Chancellor Angela Merkel said the CDU and CSU managed to sort out differences on migration policy after lengthy discussions on Sunday. The CSU leader and Bavarian premier, Horst Seehofer, has called for migrant numbers to be restricted to 200,000 a year after Mrs. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi is an anti-progress leader who mocks development: Smriti Irani

Rahul Gandhi is an anti-progress leader who mocks development: Smriti Irani BJP Chief Amit Shah , Union Minister for Textile and Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be in the politically important constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Amethi has traditionally been a Congress bastion, but witnessed a high-pitched electoral battle between Rahul and Irani in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. [Full Article...]

Vice President wants Vizag to be global fintech centre

Vice President wants Vizag to be global fintech centre Connecting the dots to streamline Fintech Valley, Vizag's ecosystem, CM also launched Blockchain Report - Wipro, a blockchain hiring portal, India blockchain forum, Fintech Valley accelerator - ICICI/Mahindra Finance and Use Case Repository. [Full Article...]

Japan election campaign begins; PM Abe pledges stability

Japan election campaign begins; PM Abe pledges stability Addressing hundreds of commuters at a busy Tokyo station via loudspeaker, Koike called on supporters to "end the politics of Abe", lashing out at the long-serving premier over recent scandals that have weighed on his popularity. But Koike stole his limelight by launching her party, attacking Abe's government for being too slow to reform the country, weighed down by an ageing population, deflation ... [Full Article...]

Father Matthew Scully-Hicks 'killed baby two weeks after adopting her'

Father Matthew Scully-Hicks 'killed baby two weeks after adopting her' Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, is accused of inflicting serious injuries on Elsie Scully-Hicks before her death in May previous year. Prosecutor Paul Lewis QC said: "Elsie was found unresponsive by paramedics after Scully-Hicks attacked her at his home in Fairwater, Cardiff, on May 25 previous year". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before firing at concert-goers

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before firing at concert-goers They said they avoided getting close to hotel room windows in case they themselves were taken out by a sniper - because of the difficulties in communication between police officers. The suspect shot himself to death before police stormed his 32nd-floor suite in the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort, high above the concert venue. [Full Article...]


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