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Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland Jon and Helen Cluett, along with their four children, had taken a little weekend vacation earlier this week when they arranged to stay at a small cottage in Lochaber. They called the police for help but were not expecting them to send the "Hogwarts Express", aka The Jacobite. "But they hadn't put all of that together in their heads until they saw the train". [Full Article...]

Jennifer Lawrence forced into a 'nude lineup' early in her career

Jennifer Lawrence forced into a 'nude lineup' early in her career Jennifer said a female producer told her to use naked photos of herself from a previous nude lineup as inspiration. "I have my own experiences that have come back to me very vividly, and I found it really hard to sleep, hard to think, hard to communicate", she said. [Full Article...]

TDP unites couple, Butta Renuka defects from YSRCP

TDP unites couple, Butta Renuka defects from YSRCP Renuka and her supporters met the Chief Minister at his residence in Amaravati on Wednesday , and were welcomed into the TDP fold. She the Fourth richest MP with assets of over Rs 250 crore in 16th Loka Sabha.As per inside reports, the senior leaders of the party have expressed disapproval of President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's leadership. [Full Article...]

Dhanteras special and why our culture celebrates

Dhanteras special and why our culture celebrates People prefer to buy gold especially on Dhanteras as this is believed to bring wealth and good fortune. With gold prices touching the roof, many e-commerce sites, as well as jewellery brands, are offering discounts to make sure you are able to get your hands on this valuable metal this Dhanteras . [Full Article...]

Killer drivers could face life in prison under new laws

Killer drivers could face life in prison under new laws In addition, the maximum sentences for causing death by speeding, racing or using a mobile phone will be increased, while a new offence of causing serious injury by careless driving will be created. Lorraine Allaway, whose husband Bob was killed two years ago by a drunk driver who was given a four and a half year sentence, said: "A life sentence is what should be given to drivers that kill". [Full Article...]

Siddramaiah Pours Cold Water On Gold For Karnataka Lawmakers Plan

Siddramaiah Pours Cold Water On Gold For Karnataka Lawmakers Plan However, he said that there is a different proposal worth Rs 26 crore and it has a list of 19 items. Among gifts to be distributed during two-day celebration on October 25 and 26, silver plates were being proposed as mementos for 5,000 secretariat employees. [Full Article...]

Wipro September Quarter Profit Rises 6%

Wipro September Quarter Profit Rises 6% Revenues from IT services segment, which accounts for a significant portion of the company's topline, stood at United States dollars 2.013 billion, up 2.1 per cent sequentially. Second-quarter quarter profit rose 6 percent to 21.92 billion rupees ($337.13 million), beating analysts' estimate of 20.80 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data. [Full Article...]

Senator Abaribe applies to withdraw as Kanu's surety

Senator Abaribe applies to withdraw as Kanu's surety He said the matter would not continue if the Federal Government failed to produce him in court. Mr. Kanu is facing trial along with three others, and a fourth co-defendant, Bright Chimezie , who is yet to be added to the list of defendants. [Full Article...]

Rising tensions in oil-rich northern Iraq keep crude prices elevated

Rising tensions in oil-rich northern Iraq keep crude prices elevated LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - World stocks and commodities rose on Monday, boosted by upbeat Chinese data, while US oil futures jumped to a near six-month high as escalating tensions between the Iraqi government and Kurdish forces threatened supply. [Full Article...]

President Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

President Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name President Donald Trump made the announcement Tuesday morning on Twitter. Marino's chances took a major blow after a Washington Post and " 60 Minutes " joint investigation revealed his role in passing an industry-friendly law a year ago that made it harder for the DEA to crack down on drug companies. [Full Article...]

Private sector must contribute to development of yoga and Ayurveda: PM Modi

Private sector must contribute to development of yoga and Ayurveda: PM Modi While shedding further light on the issue and discussing how people have forgotten the boons of ayurveda , PM Modi said that those nations which leave their heritage behind are destined to lose their identity. Rajiv Vasudevan, Chairman-CII Core Group on Ayurveda & MD, AyurVAID Hospitals, said that CII moots for a concerted effort for commencing core research activities and preservation and av... [Full Article...]

Minor Fire Breaksout At Prime Minister Office, no casualties reported

Minor Fire Breaksout At Prime Minister Office, no casualties reported The fire reportedly broke out in Room No 242 on the second floor of the PMO in South Block at around 3.35 am. "At around 3.35 a.m we got a call in our control room complaining about a fire in Room No 242 of the Prime Minister's Office". "Fire tenders were immediately sent", local fire officer Gurmukh Singh told the media. The cause of the fire has not been ascertained but there have been repor... [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens US Again, Says Nuclear War May Break Out Anytime

North Korea Threatens US Again, Says Nuclear War May Break Out Anytime The UN envoy said his country was the only state threatened by "such an extreme and direct nuclear threat " from the US. The deputy ambassador pointed to the large-scale military exercises each year using "nuclear assets" and claimed that the biggest danger is a plan of the United States to organize "a covert operation aimed at eliminating our supreme leadership". [Full Article...]

F18 fighter jet crashes on takeoff near Madrid, killing pilot

F18 fighter jet crashes on takeoff near Madrid, killing pilot The jet had been taking part in a military display for Spain's national day. Images in Spanish media showed plumes of smoke rising from the base's runway. The official spokesman was speaking on condition of anonymity in keeping with force regulations. It was the second air force accident in less than a week. [Full Article...]

Ex-racehorse checks into Kentucky motel before competition

Ex-racehorse checks into Kentucky motel before competition Upon hearing the person in front of her mention they had a dog, Partridge asked about checking in Blizz, her Thoroughbred who formerly raced under the name Here Comes Adri . "I think the cleaning bill would be maybe a little high", she said. The mare was photographed at the front desk and even in Patridge's room, watching TV with her owner. [Full Article...]

Palace suspends gov't work, classes in all levels on October 17

Palace suspends gov't work, classes in all levels on October 17 Among the groups supporting this week's nationwide transport strike are Kadamay, Migrante, League of Filipino Students, and Kilusang Mayo Uno. "Overall, however, there was no general paralysis of public transportation services reported anywhere", Carlos said. [Full Article...]

London and Manchester attacks fuelled biggest annual rise in hate crime

London and Manchester attacks fuelled biggest annual rise in hate crime Hate crimes in Britain surged by the highest amount on record past year, official figures showed on Tuesday, with the vote to leave the European Union a significant factor. 'But no-one in Britain should have to suffer violent prejudice, and indications that there was a genuine rise in the number of offences immediately following each of this year's terror attacks is undoubtedly concerning'. [Full Article...]

PDP Worker, Militant Killed In South Kashmir's Shopian

PDP Worker, Militant Killed In South Kashmir's Shopian One of the terrorists was late killed in a scuffle with his associates. "Showkat wanted his fellow militants to shoot Ramzan in his leg but they refused and shot him fatally". "In the scuffle, a terrorist, Shaukat, was also killed", tweeted SP Vaid, director general of police, Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier this month, another former sarpanch, Ghulam Rasool Ganie was shot dead by terrorists in Matta... [Full Article...]

Passengers Accuse Airasia Crew Of Setting Off Panic During Plane's Rapid Descent

Passengers Accuse Airasia Crew Of Setting Off Panic During Plane's Rapid Descent The same passenger further added that the travelers were expecting reassurance and support from the crew but they did not get it. "Hostesses started screaming: 'Emergency, emergency, '" Bailey told Australia's Seven News."There was no real panic before that, then everyone panicked". [Full Article...]

Backed Syrian Militias Approach Last Major ISIS-held Position in Raqqa

Backed Syrian Militias Approach Last Major ISIS-held Position in Raqqa It is now hemmed in to a tiny bomb-cratered patch of the city around the stadium that is pounded from the air by a US-led coalition and encircled by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters. Activists said those who surrendered were taken to an SDF-run prison in the nearby town of Tabqa, where they are being interrogated before being put on trial. [Full Article...]


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