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Russia says it supports OPEC plan to limit oil production
- October 11, 2016

Russian president Vladimir Putin also indicated that the non-Opec member was willing to consider freezing or even cutting oil output in line with the oil cartel, Bloomberg reported . Speculations strengthened doubts over the promised OPEC production cuts, which were unofficially agreed in the Algeria meeting, becoming the first consent on production cut in nearly eight years. (more...)
UN Security Council Unable to Agree on Syria Resolution
- October 10, 2016

Russian Federation vetoed a resolution, drafted by France and Spain, which demanded the grounding of military aircraft in Aleppo, after which a rival resolution presented by Russian Federation, which called for a ceasefire with no mention of an end to airstrikes, also failed to gather enough votes to pass. (more...)
Talk of sex tapes takes presidential campaign on sordid turn
- October 10, 2016

Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. Addressing his almost 12 million followers, Trump charged that the Venezuela-born Machado, who won the Trump-owned beauty pageant in 1996, had "duped" the Clinton campaign. (more...)
SC stadium, AD OK after Matthew SC stadium, AD OK after Matthew
- October 10, 2016

Now, it's McIlwain, a freshman, and Orth, a senior pocket-passer who had started eight straight games dating to last season dating to last season before being replaced by McIlwain, who has started the past three games. SC counters with running backs A.J. Tuner (57 carries, 270 yards, 2 TDs) and David Williams (23 carries, 110 yards). USC allowed 100-yard games to two backs for the first time since 2015 against Clemson, when Deshaun Watson ran for 114 and Wayne Gallman 102. (more...)
Sammie Coates torching the Jets for a deep TD is so predictable Sammie Coates torching the Jets for a deep TD is so predictable
- October 10, 2016

The domination was so complete that the longest run by the Steelers went for only 23 yards. Wide Receivers: The wide receiving corps had a field day against the Chiefs' depleted secondary . Sunday afternoon, the Jets fell to the Steelers , 31-13, at Heinz Field . They're a postseason-bound team. LB Ryan Shazier (knee) is also out. His only loss occurred in 2008 to the New York Giants. (more...)
Russia lawmakers mull indefinite military presence in Syria
- October 09, 2016

Russia's last minute introduction of a rival resolution on Friday afternoon took Western supporters of the French draft by surprise. The council veto powers are the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China. Though the resolution, which also calls for a ceasefire, is to be considered on Saturday, Russian UN ambassador and council President Vitaly Churkin said: "I cannot possibly see how we can let this resolution pass". (more...)
Some see Pence, post-debate, as top-of-ticket material
- October 09, 2016

Trump offered effusive praise for his running mate but also claimed credit for Pence's strong performance even as both campaigns acknowledged that the sole vice presidential debate was unlikely to alter the race's trajectory. He sidestepped Trump's most politically toxic remarks - on Muslims, Mexicans, a disabled journalist and more - and showed how a more conventional Republican could attack Clinton. (more...)
Protester Holds Up Protester Holds Up "Bill Clinton A Rapist" Sign at Clinton Rally
- October 08, 2016

Pro-life and pro-marriage. Hillary Clinton said nothing. "You can draw a direct line between Clinton's relative weakness with the Democratic base and President Obama's scheduled campaign stop in Cleveland next week", said Patrick Murray, director of the nonpartisan Monmouth University Polling Institute, in a press release. (more...)
Creepy clown sightings have come to Salina
- October 08, 2016

As always if you witness something suspicious please call the Salina Police Department to report it. Undoubtedly as Halloween approaches, we anticipate an uptick in clown sightings. "There's no need to be overly suspicious, but certainly continue to teach kids not to accept things from strangers or be alone with strangers". Lots of kids, and many adults, have been scared of clowns for years. (more...)
Giants put INF Nunez on NLDS roster against Cubs
- October 08, 2016

For me, I'm excited to have that opportunity and never matters where it's at or what time of day it is. "They're formidable. It should be interesting". Jake Arrieta played golf. So they will call on No. 2 Johnny Cueto , who started the All-Star game in July - not a bad option. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little bit nervous for this series, though. (more...)
US accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks UN vote US accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks UN vote
- October 08, 2016

Russian Federation is expected to use its power of veto. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Friday that the French draft contains a number of unacceptable provisions. Russia's involvement in Syria, which began a year ago, has reversed the tide of the war and helped president Assad's forces to make significant territorial gains. (more...)
Ruling BJP party leader calls for Pakistan cement ban Ruling BJP party leader calls for Pakistan cement ban
- October 07, 2016

Last week, India said it had launched surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the LoC in the wake of the Uri terror attack. The Congress leader, however, cautioned the NDA government against taking political ownership of the surgical strikes and drawing any premature conclusions from the same. (more...)
RCMP to settle harassment suits in bid to heal festering wounds RCMP to settle harassment suits in bid to heal festering wounds
- October 07, 2016

It was an historic moment for a national police force whose history is so rich and so intertwined with this incredible country. "For many of our women this discrimination and harassment has hurt them physically and mentally...their very lives have been affected", said Paulson. (more...)
NTSB: Train in New Jersey crash was going twice speed limit
- October 07, 2016

The train was going 21 miles per hour when it crashed into the bumping post at the station on Friday morning, according to data the National Transportation Safety Board downloaded from one of the train's two event recorders . The National Transportation Safety Board said the findings were gleaned from data recorders aboard the train. The New Jersey Transit train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal last week is moved out of the station Thursday, as captured by Chopper 4. (more...)
Vice presidential debate seen by 35.6 million viewers
- October 07, 2016

Armed with pre-planned Web videos , television ads and tweets, the campaign has used key debate moments this week and last as a cudgel against the Republican ticket, showing a level of discipline and organisation largely absent from Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence's campaign. (more...)
Colombia Voters Reject Peace Deal Between Government and FARC Colombia Voters Reject Peace Deal Between Government and FARC
- October 07, 2016

Both President Juan Manuel Santos and Rodrigo Londono, the top FARC commander better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, put a courageous face on the referendum setback after four years of negotiations in Havana between their teams. "To the Colombian people who dream of peace , count on us". Instead of winning by an nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday as pre-election polls had predicted, the accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia lost by a razor-thin margin, 49.8 ... (more...)
Black Texas inmate seems likely to win at Supreme Court Black Texas inmate seems likely to win at Supreme Court
- October 06, 2016

Duane Buck has been challenging his death sentence for almost 14 years, saying it was based partly on racial prejudice after a psychologist testified the convicted murderer was more likely to be a danger because he is black. Archer. They have been fighting for years to get a new punishment hearing. It also found six more cases in which Quijano linked race to violence, and it pledged to allow all seven defendants to bring appeals for new sentencing hearings. (more...)
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist detained in Thailand 'at China's request'
- October 06, 2016

The group said it got word early Wednesday from a Thai. Deporting Wong will "be counterproductive because it will attract global attention", Thitinan said, adding it will "send a signal that Thailand's space is not open". In response to questions about Wong, Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sek Wannamethee said that permission for foreigners to enter Thailand "involves various factors and has to be in line with the relevant immigration laws and regulations". (more...)
South African police fight students demanding free education
- October 06, 2016

The situation on the university's main campus in Braamfontein remains tense. "The protestors acknowledge that access to quality higher education for the poor and what is referred to as the missing middle is a national problem that can not be resolved by any single institution". (more...)
STEELERS NOTEBOOK: Like always, Big Ben comes up big after loss
- October 05, 2016

The way Heyward figured it, the defensive front needed to be better. And Heyward led the way. Greene had 35.5 of his 160.0 career sacks in three seasons with the Steelers (1993-95). "When you've got a Hall of Fame quarterback, it looks good like that", center Maurkice Pouncey said the Steelers improved to 3-1. "We've also got to be in the right frame of mind". (more...)
Metro Vancouver home sales fall significantly in September Metro Vancouver home sales fall significantly in September
- October 05, 2016

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver said Tuesday the average detached home in the region sold for $1,532,242 in September, down from $1,470,265 a month ago. New listings last month were one percent below the figure in September 2015 but 11.8 percent higher than in August 2016. The MLS® Home Price Index composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver is now $931,900. (more...)
Text of a statement released by Prince William Text of a statement released by Prince William
- October 05, 2016

There they will be welcomed by the Haida Nation President and watch children give a cultural performance before opening the new Haida Gwaii Hospital and Care Centre. There have been two other occasions on the eight-day tour, which ends Saturday in Victoria, when aboriginal leaders have sent a political message to the Crown. (more...)
Political chorus for proof of surgical strikes rises Political chorus for proof of surgical strikes rises
- October 05, 2016

The Congress asked the BJP-led NDA government on Tuesday to refrain from politicising the issue of surgical strikes across the LoC, even as it released dates of cross-border raids carried out during the UPA government. This concerns the country, its people. Moreover, the Indian army's muddled up and porous information also raised more doubts regarding the authenticity of such "strikes". (more...)
Get your coffee tomorrow at Luke's Diner Get your coffee tomorrow at Luke's Diner
- October 05, 2016

There are 250 coffee shops around the country taking part in the promotion. Stop by, discuss the merits of any of Rory's boyfriends (I guess I'm team Jess), sip on your free java and prepare to wait another 50 odd days before the show launches. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Box: 4K Android Streaming Box Now in the US Xiaomi Mi Box: 4K Android Streaming Box Now in the US
- October 05, 2016

For those who would rather pick up the Xiaomi Mi Box from Walmart , it looks like we have some more details on its availability as we have received word that the Mi Box will be back on Walmart store shelves from October 10. However, now that Xiaomi is offering the Mi Box at such an affordable price, the scenario could change a little bit. You can purchase the Xiaomi Mi Box from mi.com and in Walmart stores across the United States today. (more...)
US commando killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan US commando killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan
- October 05, 2016

The report said Khorasan was joining with al-Nusra Front, previously called al-Qaeda in Syria, to conduct coordinated attacks and that USA forces had targeted one of its leaders with an airstrike. Cook also said there were no other casualties. IS has declared Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of Iran as its Khorasan province. Twelve U.S. servicemembers have been killed in action while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel, the counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan that began in January ... (more...)
Asian Stocks Mostly up as Deutsche Bank Concerns Ease
- October 04, 2016

The Group operates through five corporate divisions: Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S), Private & Business Clients (PBC), Global Transaction Banking (GTB), Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) and Non-Core Operations Unit (NCOU). (more...)
Kerry says United States 'on verge' of stopping cooperation with Russian Federation on Syria
- October 04, 2016

The top US diplomat called it "irrational" to continue the talks and "take things seriously", given Moscow's continued bombing. Aleppo has been divided into regime and opposition sectors for four years, and its opposition zone is now the only major urban area still in the hands of anti-regime fighters supported by the West and Arab states. (more...)
In Trump's debate remarks, women hear sexism and bullying
- October 04, 2016

Donald Trump has acknowledged receiving a loan of $1 million from his father, Fred Trump, when he began his real estate career. Clinton, speaking to reporters on her campaign plane, said: "Anyone who complains about the microphone is not having a good night". (more...)
Pound drops to lowest level since 1985 Pound drops to lowest level since 1985
- October 04, 2016

The pound had already shed more than 1 percent the previous day on the back of British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement on Sunday that the formal process that will take Britain out of the European Union will start by the end of March. (more...)