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Boy Scouts of America announces it will allow girls to join

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Existing clubs will have the choice of starting a "new girl pack", establishing a pack consisting of both boy dens and girl dens, or remaining an all-boy pack. In their August letter to the Boy Scouts, Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, GSUSA's national president, called BSA "reckless" and shortsighted in "thinking that running a program specifically tailored to boys can simply be translated to girls". Read More »

Coroner's service says three bodies were found after fire in Nanaimo, BC

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Asked why the child would have been home on a regular school day, Stuart said it wasn't a Pro-D day and investigators don't have answers as to why she was at the home. Police weren't confirming that Sunday, saying there was much investigative work left to do. RCMP said the investigation may take a significant amount of time due to the case's complexity. Read More »

Former Viking RB Adrian Peterson Sued After Defaulting On Loan

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Peterson, in three games this season, has gained 81 yards. "But, look, in my discussions yesterday with ( Cardinals general manager) Steve Keim, it was like, 'Hey, this guy still has it". "Obviously you want depth at that position, and we feel like we still have that". Payton also acknowledged the difficulty of team-building in the offseason. Read More »

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Stake Raised by Castleark Management LLC

The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Thursday, July 14. Previously on 09/28/2017, Imperial Capital released a statement about EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) increased the target price from $0.00 to $115.00. In the latest week EOG Resources, Inc. Assetmark has 1,135 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Nikko Asset Management Americas Incorporated holds 0.61% or 113,900 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Guadagno, Murphy square off in first NJ governor debate

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Despite the array of topics, the candidates managed to redirect many of their answers back to their core issues. The candidates clashed on subjects as varied as property taxes, so-called sanctuary cities, the Las Vegas shooting, and entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused in news reports of sexual harassment and assault. Read More »

Thailand bans smoking on popular tourist beaches

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He added that the announcements would be made in Thai, English and Mandarin. In the pilot project, the department has invoked a coastal resources management law to issue a smoking ban on 20 popular beaches early next month. The first 20 beaches that will enforce it include Hua Hin, Cha-am, Bang Saen, Pattaya, Jomtien, Patong, Bophut on Koh Samui, Sairee, Mae Phim, Laem Sing, Khao Takiab, Koh Khai Nai and Samila. Read More »

Nehra to call it a day in internationals

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Veteran India pace bowler Ashish Nehra is set to retire from worldwide cricket and will bid adieu to the game in front of his home crowd. The 38-year-old is said to have communicated his desire to both the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli as well as the head coach, Ravi Shastri. Read More »

Couple accused of locking child in 'closet cage'

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Officers obtained a search warrant and found a 4-by-8 feet wooden cage inside the home, with a mattress inside it and a bedpan. A label with the girl's name was attached to the cage, which had a padlock and chain. A probable cause affidavit filed Monday along with Friz's formal charges noted a second forensic interview that occurred with the victim Friday in which she alleged being improperly touched by accused. Read More »

Turkey will Boycott Meetings with the US Ambassador

Erdogan and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Wednesday a meeting with mayors and presidents of the municipalities of Novi Pazar, Raska, Kraljevo, Sjenica, Tutin, Prijepolje, Nova Varos and Priboj. Turkish authorities summoned a USA consulate worker to testify on Monday over his relatives' alleged links to last year's failed coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency said, days after the arrest of another consulate employee. Read More »

The birth control canard

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A report conducted by the former President Barack Obama's administration concluded that more than 55 million women have access to birth control without copayments because of the mandate requiring coverage. Experts said that could interfere with efforts to promote modern long-acting implantable contraceptives, such as IUDs, which are more expensive. The new policy took effect on Friday, but its impact won't be known immediately and may not be dramatic. Read More »

Opening Statements in Jessica Chambers Murder Trial Day 1

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Opening statements have completed Tuesday in the Jessica Chambers murder trial. But defense attorneys say Chambers told firefighters on the scene that a man named Eric set her on fire - not the man charged with her murder. Chambers' mother Lisa Daugherty is also on the witness list. "She knew Quentin", Palmer said. "It's heartbreaking, very heartbreaking", Quinton's sister Laqunta Tellis said. Read More »

Police to arrest 10 people in LSU fraternity pledge's death

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At least eight of the 10 people charged are LSU students, according to school spokesman Ernie Ballard. After Gruver's death, LSU President F. King Alexander formed a task force on Greek life to review the overall governance and oversight of Greek organizations. Read More »

Trump suggests challenging TV network licenses over 'fake news'

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Tillerson said during a news conference that he never thought of quitting, but he did not confirm or deny making the remark about the president when directly asked about it by a reporter. Trump continued in his social media rant, calling into question the 77-year-old news network's "license". "Why Isn't the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country to see why so much of our news is just made up-FAKE!" he wrote. Read More »

Myanmar army's 'systematic' crackdown aimed at expulsion of Rohingya, UN probe finds

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If you do not leave, we will torch your houses and kill you". It also highlights a strategy to "instil deep and widespread fear and trauma - physical, emotional and psychological" among the Rohingya population. An aerial view shows the remains of a tourched Rohingya village near Maungdaw, Rakhine state. Turkey has been at the forefront of providing aid to Rohingya refugees and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised the issue at the UN. Read More »

Science Says Pungent Smell of Durians Is Because Of Its 46000 Genes

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The fruit can grow as large as 30 centimeters (12 in) long and 15 centimeters (6 in) in diameter, and it typically weighs one to three kilograms (2 to 7 lb). This may be important for the plant in the wild, as the odor helps attract animals that eat the fruit and spread the seeds. "Our analysis revealed that VSC production is turbocharged in durian fruits , which fits with many people's opinions that durian smell has a "sulphury" aspect", writes co-lead author professor Patrick Tan from ... Read More »

Carnival plc (CCL) Trading 1.8% Higher

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IDT Corporation is a holding company with activities primarily in the telecommunications and payment industries. The Company's divisions include Telecom Platform Services, Consumer Phone Services and All Other. The Price Range of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) over the past 52 weeks is 0.945. This shows a surprise factor of 0.155%. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. Read More »

Russia Accuses US of Pretending to Fight Islamic State

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We offer the American side to clarify another instance of turning a blind eye to the activities of militants operating under their very noses. He said about 600 militants based in a refugee camp in the USA controlled area had driven en masse to a former customs post called Tafas on the Syrian-Jordanian border earlier this month and seized food and medical supplies meant for locals. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association hits Pakistan with ban over 'interference'

Ironically on the same day, an organiser backed by the court appointed administrator announced that a classic league would be held soon in the country to revive football activities in the country. " FIFA recognizes Faisal Saleh Hayat as head of PFF and if the government doesn't stop intervening I think it will be a long suspension". In a statement sent to Reuters, Shahid Khokhar, an ally of Hayat, lay the blame for PFF's trouble at the feet of Muhammad Safdar, senior PML-N lawmaker and ... Read More »

Turkey urges U.S. to reverse visa halt, summons another staffer

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Erdogan said after the United States took the decision to suspend all non-immigrant visa applications, he immediately ordered the Turkish Embassy in Washington to carry out a retaliatory measure. Turkish officials had expressed hope of a new page in Ankara-Washington relations under President Donald Trump and pressed Washington for the extradition of the Pennsylvania-based Gulen, who denies any link to the coup bid. Read More »

Suspended TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party, RS seat 'with heavy heart'

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Mukul Roy has resigned as Trinamool Congress ( TMC ) MP and given up his Rajya Sabha membership, reports said. Roy has, however, said he is yet to decide on his future course of action. "The party [Trinamool] was formed to fight the Congress". He met the BJP's West Bengal BJP in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya at the residence of Rajya Sabha House Committee chairperson Om Mathur on Monday. Read More »

Honeypreet admits to masterminding the Panchkula violence; remand extended by 3 days

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Honeypreet, accused of inciting violence that left 41 dead after Ram Rahim was convicted on two counts of rape on August 25, was produced in the court after her six days in police custody. She has been charged with sedition by Haryana government for allegedly inciting violence after a Panchkula Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court held Dera chief Gurmeet Singh guilty in a rape case. Read More »

Not just Pakistan! Sushma offers help to tourist from 'time-tested friend Russia'

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According to reports, Evangelin has a valid passport and visa. Later, he attempted to draw money from an ATM centre near the Kumarakottam temple on West Raja Veedhi as he had run out of cash. Sushma moved to social media platform Twitter and wrote, Evangelin - Your country Russian Federation is our time-tested friend. She further assured that the officials in Chennai will provide him all the assistance. Read More »

North Korea hackers 'steal US-South Korea war plan'

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Mattis' talk of keeping the Army ready to carry out that threat only adds to concern that the USA could start a massive war at any moment. If the news is true, it won't do anything to alleviate global fears around the potential that President Donald J. Read More »

European Union to review Brexit approach if no deal by December -Tusk

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MICHEL Barnier has snapped at suggestions the ball is in the EU's court to break the deadlock which could lead to a Brexit "no deal" scenario. "And as we look forward to the next stage, the ball is in their court". For that reason, progress in negotiations needs to come "as soon as possible" to remove the drag on growth, the Chancellor said. Progress on the kind of interim deal proposed by Theresa May in her speech last month in Florence would mean "breaking out" of the negotiation structure ... Read More »

Hogan Gidley joining White House as deputy press secretary

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Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts Trump, honor Obama's agreement to release Guantanamo detainee MORE and White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE were separating the USA from "chaos". Read More »

Turkey presses U.S. to reverse visa suspensions

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The United States is still seeking an explanation from Ankara for the detention of US mission staff in Turkey which led Washington to suspend issuing visas in Turkey, ambassador John Bass said on Wednesday. The implementation of a decision by the USA ambassador in Ankara is very saddening. The United States is very disappointed by the arrests of locally employed personnel of its diplomatic mission in Turkey and expects from Ankara to allow the detained employees access to their ... Read More »

Florida man arrested after couple finds hidden camera in Airbnb rental

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Derek Starnes told ABC Action News over the phone he and his wife are freaked out by what happened. They immediately called the Longboat Police Department. Police said some of the recorded videos date back as far as 2008, and they say they are concerned because of the high number of people who may have never known they were being recorded. Read More »

Kerala to probe ex-CM Chandy in Solar Scam case

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Sivarajan in September. The report that was submitted to the government last month held Chandy and his staff members responsible for helping the accused in the solar scam to cheat clients, the CM said. The allegations regarding the multi-crore solar energy investment fraud that rocked the Chandy government in 2013 were led by Saritha Nair and her live-in partner Biju Radhakrishnan. Read More »

At Least 2 Dead in Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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On October 1st Jason Aldean , a honey-voiced singer from central Georgia, was closing out the festival when a shooter opened fire on the crowd from the 32nd storey of the hotel. Paddock's brother, Eric, said he was "not an avid gun guy at all" and has no military background . He said Paddock was a Florida resident before moving to Nevada two years ago. Read More »

Palace distances self from SC ruling to keep De Lima in jail

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De Lima earlier wanted the SC to rule that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the RTC have no jurisdiction over her cases, so that these cases can be dismissed and she can be set free. She added: "There is no other recourse but to go on fighting, especially when one is innocent as I truly am". De Lima was ordered arrested on February 24 for allegedly receiving money from illicit drug transactions inside the state penitentiary while she was the Justice Secretary from 2010 to 2015. Read More »