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Swiss soil being used by terrorists against Pakistan


The letter - a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune - says that since Monday, Pakistani diplomats identified at least eight posters which list "Baluchistan House" as its sponsor, along with one digital poster. "Pakistani military and the authorities have to understand that Switzerland and Geneva are not Pakistan or Islamabad, so therefore they can suppress the voices of the villages and they can stop media representation or any display of posters there but people are here ... Read More »

University Of Oklahoma President David Boren To Retire


Boren addressed the university Wednesday afternoon to a packed audience at the Reynolds Performing Arts Center in Holmberg Hall, where he announced he will step down. In fact, the main campus of the University of Oklahoma received three times as much money from contributions as from appropriations from the state of Oklahoma. Read More »

Warm and dry until fall arrives on Friday


The overnight low is expected to be near 46. Much of southeast Wisconsin is under a dense fog advisory until 9 a.m., the Weather Service said. The Weather Service said chances for showers and storms return at 20 percent Monday night and 40 percent Tuesday . Read More »

Stock Moving Up in Today's Session: Plug Power Inc.(NASDAQ:PLUG)

The company had revenue of $22.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.58 million. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 13.82%. Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was 25.5 percent. Plug Power's revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter past year. Read More »

Maria develops, threatens Caribbean — FIRST ALERT WEATHER


The tiny island of Barbuda was decimated by Hurricane Irma on September 5-6 when it made its first landfall in the Caribbean as a top-intensity Category Five storm. The French government said that 11 people were killed on its side of the island, with French President Emmanuel Macron pledging 50 million euros ($60 million) to help with rebuilding French territories in the Caribbean . Read More »

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) Dips Under Moving Averages

Stocks of Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE ) started trading at 41.72 on early Wednesday. Sealed Air Corporation has a 52-week low of 41.74 and a 52-week high of 50.62. Finally, Sphera Funds Management LTD. raised its stake in shares of Sealed Air Corporation by 28.6% in the first quarter. As of the end of the quarter Next Financial Group, Inc had sold 100 shares trimming its stake by 4.9%. Read More »

Man, 25, arrested in South Wales after Parsons Green bombing

The couple has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for fostering more than 200 children, including refugees from Middle Eastern conflicts. A third man has been arrested over the London Parsons Green bombing. A woman, who witnessed the latest arrests being made, said she had seen one man in handcuffs being led out of a house and into a marked police auto at about 5:30 BST. Read More »

Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Trading 9.5% Higher After Analyst Upgrade

Shares of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ: SGMS ) rose 9.5% on Monday after Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on the stock from $35.00 to $40.00. Hyman Charles D reported 142,408 shares. First Tru Advsr LP owns 182,130 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NYSE:CAT) for 22,251 shares. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.9 percent. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose maintains winds, strength


The Tropical Storm Watch previously issued for along the coast of Long Island, New York -Fire Island Inlet to Port Jefferson- has been discontinued, the National Hurricane Center said. The combination of Jose's winds and the new moon would cause risky riptides and higher than normal high tides, meteorologists said. The storm will also cause rip tides and high surf at county beaches. Read More »

'Sheikh marriage' racket: 8 Arab nationals, Mumbai chief Qazi arrested


Of the sheikhs arrested, five are Omani nationals and three Qatari. The police also arrested a Mumbai chief Qazi, besides four lodge owners from Old City and about ten brokers. "They are the ones who used to get Indian girls for the Arabs and then prepare the contract and the marriage deal", he said. Sources also told the reporter that the foreigners were planning to take the girls to their respective countries after marriage. Read More »

Spain declares North Korean ambassador persona non grata


Last week, The United Nations Security Council passed a US -drafted resolution mandating new sanctions against North Korea, which included banning textile imports and starving its crude oil and petrol supply. However, Moon has taken a tougher stance against the neighbor to the north since Pyongyang's recent provocations. Trump did not back down, instead later tweeting out the line in his speech vowing to destroy North Korea if needed. Read More »

Rohingyas will be deported, says Centre


The Centre's affidavit, filed in the apex court Registry, said the fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is available to citizens only and illegal refugees can not invoke the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to enforce the right. Read More »

Trump administration commits to 'balanced' energy strategy, not Paris Agreement


If we continue down our current course, every member of this Assembly will see irreversible changes within their borders. "The whole world affirmed this in Paris and Marrakech when the Paris Agreement entered into force on the 4th November past year", Zuma said at the conclusion of the Meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, United States of America. Read More »

Third arrest made over Tube terror attack


A 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were arrested by the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command in connection with Welsh law enforcement officials. The teenage suspect was arrested early on Saturday morning in the departure lounge at Dover port and could have been attempting to escape the country. Read More »

McMaster: US Must Move With Urgency Against North Korea

McMaster said North Korea is on track to having a nuclear weapon that could threaten its neighbors and the United States. While Washington warns of military options, it says it still wants a peaceful solution. "For those who have been commenting about the lack of a military option, well, there is a military option". The United Nations reacted strongly after North Korea tested a weaponanalysts say has the explosive power of 250 kilotons of TNT, passing the new sanctions on September 11. Read More »

Magnitude 6.1 natural disaster strikes south of New Zealand: USGS


Monday night's natural disaster, though, still appeared to capture the attention of many in Hollywood who went to social media, from supermodel Chrissy Teigen and actors Josh Gad and Jack Wagner. It was initially classified as a strong quake, but has since been classified as moderate. There were no reports of damage. The agency says the quake caused light to moderate shaking and very light damage. Read More »

Sen. Sullivan joins Republican leaders in support of Graham-Cassidy bill


Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander both said this morning they plan to support the proposal, which is expected to have a score from the Congressional Budget Office early next week . Meanwhile, SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ( XPH ) and First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH ) declined more than 1% apiece. "We think the American people need this". Read More »

One shot, one arrested at Mattoon High School Wednesday


Over 200 police officers responded to the scene, including Charleston police, Mattoon police, Eastern Illinois University police and Illinois State Police. Students were being shuttled off the campus to Riddle Elementary School, where parents will be allowed to pick up their kids. We are working to get more information on this developing story and will update it as soon as details are available. Read More »

Earthquake near Mexico has killed more than 224 people


The number of people killed in a devastating quake that struck Mexico City and nearby regions on Tuesday has risen to 224, the government said . At least 30 children were still missing. At least 119 people have been killed, according to the country's federal government. "It was just up and down and to the sides and all around it was quite scary", said Orange Cove native Migdalia Cavazos. Read More »

Can't Durga Puja, Muharrum be held together, asks court


Let them live in harmony do not create a line between them. The court further said that "When the state government is firm, there is communal harmony in the state. "What we had said is on the day of ekadashi on October one there will be no immersions". The state government told the court that it has allowed immersion of idols on Vijaya Dashami at the end of the five-day Durga Puja celebrations till 10.00 pm to ensure law and order. Read More »

Third suspect arrested in London terror attack

The head of London police said the investigation is moving fast. 'We now have three men in custody and searches are continuing at four addresses. 'We anticipate that the searches will take some days to complete and may cause further disruption. Read More »

This is the latest information about the Parsons Green terror attack investigation


Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for the attack , but Home Secretary Rudd discounted it. Rudd said authorities will try to determine how the suspects may have been radicalized. So the public will still see that high level of policing presence - some armed, some unarmed. Most of the injured in Friday's explosion aboard a District Line train suffered flash burns while some were injured in the panicked rush to leave the Parsons Green station where the blast occurred. Read More »

Starbucks thief plans to sue man who stopped him


In the video, Jerri picks up a chair and hits Flores before the two start fighting. Jerri suffered a stab wound to his neck. Flores allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed Jerri, who managed to take the knife away and repeatedly stab Flores. 'He has 17 total stab wounds, lacerations, and defensive wounds, ' Chimienti told KSEE-TV. Meanwhile Flores' mother said her son almost died in the emergency room from his stab wounds. Read More »

State Lawmaker Posts 'All Lives Splatter' Meme On Facebook


Comments from friends and constituents on the post were initially supportive of the image. After the lawmaker's post began to circulate, especially amongst progressive groups in South Dakota that called for her to apologize, DiSanto removed the post on Tuesday, almost two weeks after it was originally put online. Read More »

NAB raids Ishaq Dar's residence in Islamabad


A NAB spokesman told DawnNews that the visit by the team was a formality following the issuance of the warrants, as Dar is now in London. Meanwhile, a NAB spokesman denied reports of the raid and said that the NAB team had only visited the residence of the finance minister to deliver court notice. Read More »

J&K: Jawan killed, 3 others wounded in sniper attack in Kupwara


On September 17, a woman was killed and five others injured in Pakistani troops firing and mortar shelling along the IB in Arnia sector of Jammu district. However, Pakistan had denied the charge and accused the Indian troops of initiating firing but along the LoC and the IB called "Working Boundary" by it. Read More »

Trump says US may have to destroy North Korea


Trump's broadsides Tuesday against "rogue regimes", North Korea chief among them, drew murmurs from the assembled world leaders and served as a searing salute to his nationalism during diplomatic prime time. At the time, analysts played down the significance of the remarks as typical off-the-cuff bluster spouted at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club. It clearly is in our nation's and the world's interest to stop that from happening. Read More »

Increased Seismic Activity at Bali's Mount Agung Volcano Raises Alert


Hundreds of small tremors have raised fears of an impending volcanic eruption on the holiday island of Bali . Records show that Mount Agung erupted in 1908, 1823, 1843, and 1963. It is still active, with a large and very deep crater which occasionally belches smoke and ash. Bali's Governor tried to reassure anxious locals that all measures were in place to cope with a possible eruption. Read More »

Australia gay marriage votes have unfortunate BUMSEX barcode sparking outrage


The result of the postal survey will be announced at 11.30am on November 15. Jonathan Palmer, a deputy statistician for the ABS, has apologised for the error. Abbott said Australians were being asked to sign a "blank cheque" in the face of a "big agenda" that threatened religious freedom, freedom of speech and parental choice. Read More »

FL woman makes 'single and sexy' sign to get power back on


The electric company workers played along, posing behind the sign and scratching a note on the bottom reading: "Power on due to your PPL linemen". So upon returning home from a major operation Leigh noticed that she had zero electricity . Leigh, who was diagnosed with stage five kidney failure last October, had been on the organ donor list for 100 days when she underwent the transplant August 31. Read More »

Korea to provide humanitarian aid for Myanmar refugees


Mohammad Salimullah, one of the petitioners, said the authorities had always been helpful in New Delhi so he was hopeful the court would back the refugees . His statement comes after claims that the government rejected reports that it was planning to halt the issuing of visas to those travelling from Myanmar in a bid to stop Rohingya Muslims from entering the island. Read More »