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Spanish judge summons ousted Catalan cabinet to appear in court


In Belgium, Puigdemont's lawyer Paul Bekaert, a veteran human rights advocate, told Reuters his client was considering seeking asylum but it was not certain. Puigdemont was flanked at a news conference by five of his ousted regional chiefs. The Spanish government has also said Puigdemont was welcome to take his chances and stand in the December 21 election. Read More »

Understanding the Financial Health of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)


Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) stake by 20,774 shares to 359,451 valued at $50.37M in 2017Q2. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ) has risen 37.63% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. 73 funds opened positions while 184 raised stakes. In that case, its shares would mark a 1.95% decline from the most recent price. Gam Ag has invested 0.04% in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ). Read More »

Stirling quiet on professor's 'Russia links' to Trump campaign


The Washington Post reported the professor was "likely" Joseph Misfud, the director of the London Academy of Diplomacy at the University of Stirling , and the Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit unsealed Monday stated Papadopoulos acknowledged the "professor had told him about the Russians possessing dirt on then-candidate Hillary Clinton in the form of thousands of emails". Read More »

Halloween candy give-back program underway


Every pound of candy donated means one prize entry ticket. The candy will then be sent to service members through Operation Gratitude , an organization that annually sends more than 200,000 care packages to Americans serving in the Armed Forces overseas and their families at home, veterans, first responders, new recruits and wounded soldiers and their caregivers. Read More »

Republicans lose interest in bills to protect Mueller from Trump

Bob Corker of Tennessee told reporters about the possibility that Trump would try to have Mueller removed. Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat and a sponsor of one of the bills, said Trump's comments about Mueller "indicate he may take action to fire the prosecutor if he feels the investigation is coming too close". Read More »

Sirleaf's party accuses her of interference in Presidential election


The governing party said it would work with other opposition parties such as the Labor Party to reach "a logical legal conclusion as quickly as permissible" under Liberian law, further alleging "widespread and systematic fraud (and) incompetence that prevented legitimate voters from casting ballots". Read More »

Iran fulfills nuclear deal commitments, IAEA chief says


As theAssociated Press put it, " Iran's nuclear deal with world powers may hang in the balance, but you wouldn't know" from the country's absence at the conference. "President Trump was right to decertify this deal, and now we have to turn up the pressure on the IAEA to get more detailed reporting and ensure all potential nuclear sites-including military installations-are inspected thoroughly". Read More »

Vyapam clean chit to CM


Giving a clean chit to Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan , the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) filed a charge sheet against 490 individuals in the multi-crore Vyapam medical scam, News18 reported. The disk and other documents seized in 2013 had been sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad. The files given by Pandey in its pen drive to the High Court and the CBI were "created" after July 18, 2013 indicating falsification of evidence, the CBI ... Read More »

Congress alternative to TRS: Revanth Reddy


Revanth had lunch today with Rahul Gandhi and to join AICC at Delhi congress office this evening around 4pm. Some Telugu Desam leaders led by Mr A. Also with Revanth Reddy , 40 other leaders like former MLA and party general secretary , Narender Reddy, and Boda Janardhan, Dhanasari Anasuya alias Seethakka, Dommati Sambaiah, Satyanarayana Rao, M Satyam, Rajaram Yadav, Vem Narender Reddy, Arikela Narsa Reddy among others joined Congress. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: Maybe I'll Go As President For Halloween


On what has become known on the internet as "Manafort Monday", Hannity aimed for Republicans' most popular mean girl, Clinton, instead of discussing the mounting allegations against President Donald Trump's administration and campaign. "I would have much preferred to have come to the dinner tonight from a slightly closer residence". Trump, Jr. responded on Twitter, calling Clinton's comments "cute" as he made it clear that his father is the president, the Washington Examiner reports . Read More »

US Navy ship with 2 women rescued at sea reaches Japan


Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba began their journey from Hawaii to Tahiti, in French Polynesia, last spring before allegedly being struck by a tropical storm on May 3, their first day at sea. Ms Appel replied she did, and that it was properly registered. They likewise said that the Sea Nymph went under assault by sharks, which would smash the vessel. Read More »

Mass casualty incident in NYC, multiple people injured


A shooting was reported in Lower Manhattan close to Stuyvesant High School. One person is now in custody. According to the New York Times, some said a school bus had been damaged in what US media described as a possible mass casualty event. Read More »

Michigan CPA confused online with Trump adviser George Papadopoulos after guilty plea


A spokesperson for Stirling University confirmed Prof Mifsud, who is originally from Malta, has been "a full-time professorial teaching fellow in the university's politics department since May 2017". Papadopoulos admitted that he lied when he told investigators he did not meet with the professor after joining the campaign, and said that the academic had claimed that Russian officials had " dirt " and "thousands of emails" from Trump's opponent Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Body Found in Trunk After High Speed Chase in Kaufman County


The driver, whose identity has not been released, was uninjured, KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported . Because Gilbert was in possession of guns and ammunition at the time of his arrest, deputies conducted an unclothed search at the Kaufman County Detention Center early Monday morning. Read More »

Dartmouth College Professors Investigated for Alleged Sexual Misconduct


All three work in the department of psychological and brain sciences . Dartmouth placed three professors on leave last week amid allegations of misconduct. Emails to Heatherton received an automatic reply that the professor is "on sabbatical and not monitoring this email account until September 2018". "However, we take these allegations very seriously and are pursuing our own independent investigations in coordination with law enforcement officials", he wrote. Read More »

Watch Sean Hannity Accidentally Refer to Barack Obama as 'President Clinton'


At one point, Hannity referred to the former Democratic nominee as "President Clinton" before correcting himself and calling her "President Clinton wannabe" - a slip of the tongue that Twitter certainly didn't miss. "It does strike me that, in the last few days at least, Fox News seems to think that's where I live, in the White House", she said at a dinner for the Human Rights Campaign held in Washington, D.C. Read More »

Marijuana candy: A risky trick, no Halloween treat


Marijuana also can distort sense of time and linear thinking and lead to depression, anxiety and short-term forgetfulness, state police said in a "Community Awareness Bulletin". Check for an odor similar to the smell of a marijuana plant. Walpole police Chief John Carmichael Jr. tweeted out an advisory to parents last week, urging them to be on guard for pot products mixed with candy. Read More »

John Kelly: US Civil War caused by 'lack of compromise'


Lee. Kelly said the Civil War was sparked by "the lack of the ability to compromise". "I think we make a mistake, though, and as a society and certainly as, as individuals, when we take what is today accepted as right and wrong and go back 100, 200, 300 years or more and say: 'What Christopher Columbus did was wrong, '" Kelly said. Read More »

Karnataka get its first lady top cop, Neelamani Raju made DG&IGP


Sources also said that Raju has sought central deputation. Neelamani N Raju is the senior-most IPS officer in the state. "Karnataka is a well managed state and has a good police organisation". "It is a challenging task ahead of the polls", she said, thanking the government for the posting, and promising to do her best. "There has been a lot of change, but definitely a lot more has to change because I want the police to be friendly with all citizens", she added. Read More »

Indira Gandhi Death Anniversary: Modi pays tributes


Addressing the media on the occasion of Indira Gandhi's death anniversary at Jawahar Bhawan in New Delhi , the Congress scion said: "Like her we must all be unfazed and undaunted against the forces of darkness". She was assassinated on October 31, 1984, by her bodyguards a few months after she ordered the storming of the Harmandir Sahib gurudwara in Amritsar to counter insurgency in Punjab. Read More »

Fans Upload Pictures of Song Song Couple's Wedding Ceremony


Also , previous reports stated that singer Ock Joo Hyun will sing the congratulatory song. On-screen partners of Korean drama series "Descendants of the Sun," Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki , are now officially married". Approximately 300 close friends and family members attended at the ceremony including Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi (middle), actor Kim Ji-won and the comedians from SBS variety show "Running Man". Read More »

Sonia, Rahul should clarify stand on Kashmir separatists, Rohingyas: Amit Shah


Amit Shah is campaigning in the state for five days and address rallies at Toki in Indora and Rajgarh in Pachhad on 31 October and in Seraj and Hamirpur on 1 November. "Rahul does not know how many soldiers Himachal has given to the country, because such things are not written in Italian", the BJP chief said. Claiming that BJP will be sweeping the maximum number of seats in Congress led Himachal Pradesh, Amit Shah further added that Dhumal will be the chief minister after December 18. Read More »

Nonprofit watchdog group releases 2017 hospital safety grades

An annual grading system says Michigan's hospital care rank is dropping. To see the grades of all 77 hospitals, click on "all hospitals" or "all cities". Colorado hospitals made a big improvement in safety practices over the past six months, leading to the state being ranked among the top 10 nationally in terms of the percentage of its acute-care facilities receiving an "A" from a patient watchdog group for preventing errors and infections. Read More »

United States court blocks Trump's military transgender ban


In her ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued a preliminary injunction against Trump's decision, saying the plaintiffs in the case are likely to succeed in their argument that it violates their due process rights under the Fifth Amendment. Read More »

Jonathan, Dasuki ask Justice Abang to hands-off Metuh's trial


Reacting to the various applications, counsel for Mr. Metuh, Emeka Etiaba, said the exercise of his client's right to fair hearing and defense of himself had been adversely misconstrued by the public. He said that should Dasuki's application succeed, further proceedings in the matter would be adjourned. "The Court shall hear the motions filed by the two applicants on November I, 2017". Read More »

Kabul bomb blast: Explosion in embassy zone causes multiple casualties

All the casualties appeared to be Afghan civilians. Witnesses said they saw multiple casualties being carried from the scene of the blast and driven away in ambulances. Over a dozen people were killed or injured as a blast rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday. Without giving further details, the Afghan interior ministry and police confirmed the explosion in the heavily fortified area. Read More »

Woman 'accidentally kills' 13 family members with poisoned milk


A total of 27 people, including several children, suffered poisoning from the yoghurt-based drink. Tainted milk was turned into lassi which was then unwittingly served to Bibi's in-laws. The police were led to believe that the milk was contaminated due to a lizard falling in the container. 'But she confessed her role in the custody, ' said police. Read More »

Man 'who plotted to kill Putin' wounded, wife killed in Ukraine

The attack follows a vehicle bombing in Kiev last Thursday, in which two people were killed and three wounded, including Ihor Mosiychuk , a member of the populist opposition Radical Party. Relations between Moscow and Kyiv have deteriorated since 2014 when Russian Federation seized Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and backed a separatist insurgency in eastern Ukraine. Read More »

Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, October 31, 2017


Halloween day in New Orleans is expected to be mostly sunny and mild, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service . Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high rising to 57 and a south wind of 7 to 11 miles per hour, the weather service said. Thursday night: Mostly clear with a low around 52. Read More »

Tony Podesta Leaves Lobbying Firm After Inclusion in Mueller Probe


The campaign was led by Paul Manafort and promoted Ukraine's image in the West. Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, initially began looking into the Podesta Group as a way to find information on Manafort's involvement with the ECMU; however, he soon began to investigate whether the group violated the Foreign Agents' Registration Act , which requires anyone doing political work on behalf of a ... Read More »

New York City's Michelin stars announced for 2018


The 2018 Michelin Guide for New York City is here. "Only five local restaurants - Per Se, Le Bernardin, Masa, Brooklyn Fare, and Eleven Madison Park - now hold the guide's highest honor of three stars, compared with seven in the San Francisco Bay Area". Read More »

Underage smokers getting hooked due to illegal tobacco


This will be a surprise to American and British public health officials, who know cigarette smoking has plummeted and even among those who get hooked, vaping is considered a viable harm reduction and smoking cessation alternative. No, speculates Hammond, they are probably trying them and then moving to smoking, rather than smoking and then trying e-cigarettes as either a replacement or a cessation tool. Read More »