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People BJP Chief Amit Shah leads 'Janaraksha Yatra'
Author: 0 BJP Chief Amit Shah leads 'Janaraksha Yatra'

The 15-day Jan Raksha Yatra in Kerala that ended on Tuesday evening was BJP's biggest ever outreach to the voters of the southern state and though there are clear signs that the party has a long way to go, it stands a chance of carving a place for itself in the coming years.

People Central Intelligence Agency dog dropped after turning her nose up at training
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency dog dropped after turning her nose up at training

A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Trainers said all dogs have good and bad days, but it was clear Lulu wasn't interested in sniffing out bombs. The blog foreshadowed Lulu's early retirement, saying in her bio: "She's hyper and silly when she plays, but has an easygoing sweetness and is extremely sensitive to her surroundings".

People Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses on with campaign
Author: 0 Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses on with campaign

The first presidential vote in August, which Kenyatta won by 1.4 million votes, was annulled by the Supreme Court over procedural irregularities. The board, known as the IEBC, set the meeting for 1130 GMT in Nairobi but then said it had been postponed to an unspecified date and time.

People Farmers Push for Support of Renewable Fuels
Author: 0 Farmers Push for Support of Renewable Fuels

Gov. Kim Reynolds highlighted the issue amid a proposal by the EPA to lower production targets for biofuels in the so-called Renewable Fuel Standard program, known as RFS. Charles Grassley of Iowa pointed out after meeting with Pruitt on Tuesday. Ernst was straightforward about her role in prompting the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to cancel Wednesday's vote on several Environmental Protection Agency nominees.

People Melania Trump body double theories set Twitter ablaze
Author: 0 Melania Trump body double theories set Twitter ablaze

For instance, the FLOTUS sported her signature black frames at her husband's press conference about hurricane relief on Wednesday, and many people who seemed convinced that the first lady had a body double under the dark shades took to Twitter to share their observation.

People Bill Clinton and Theresa May hold talks on Northern Ireland deadlock
Author: 0 Bill Clinton and Theresa May hold talks on Northern Ireland deadlock

Mr Clinton was a powerful broker behind the Good Friday Agreement that put an end to decades of bloody internal conflict. Asked by reporters about the prospects for Brexit, Mr Clinton said: 'We didn't talk much about that. The devolved executive collapsed in January after Sinn Fein withdrew from the power-sharing agreement over an energy scandal. Mr Brokenshire has said if a deal is not reached by October 30, he will be forced to begin greater and greater "UK intervention" including ...

People Trump 'insensitive' to soldier's widow, lawmaker says
Author: 0 Trump 'insensitive' to soldier's widow, lawmaker says

Army sergeant said a generous offer from President Donald Trump had not materialized. The call with Myeshia Johnson was scheduled Monday for the following day, Sanders said. "He made her cry", Wilson said, adding that she wanted to take the phone and "curse him out", but the Army sergeant holding the phone wouldn't let her talk to the president.

Author: 0 At least 43 Afghan soldiers killed as Taliban storm military base

At least 41 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on an Afghan army camp in the province of Kandahar which began late Wednesday. At least 43 soldiers were killed in a Taliban suicide bombing on a military base in Kandahar province in Southern Afghanistan , local media reported.

People United Nations says 582000 Rohingya have now crossed into Bangladesh
Author: 0 United Nations says 582000 Rohingya have now crossed into Bangladesh

Tillerson did not say if the United States would take action against the leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 of the minority group out of the country into neighboring Bangladesh . "Despite warnings issued by us and by many other officials, the government of Myanmar has failed to meet its obligations under global law and primary responsibility to protect the Rohingya population from atrocity crimes", the joint statement said.

People Boulder weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 77
Author: 0 Boulder weather: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 77

There will be plenty of sunshine over the next several days, but be prepared for some potential wind gusts. Wednesday will be another warm, sunny day in the north valley, but that trend looks like it's coming to an end on Thursday . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Wind: N 15-20 miles per hour. High near 57. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour.

People Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3
Author: 0 Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3

Polestar 1 owners will be able to enter their cars without a key. " The Polestar 1 is a performance electric hybrid, but with the longest pure electric range of any hybrid auto in the world, we consider it an electric vehicle with support from an internal combustion engine", Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath explains.

People Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game
Author: 0 Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game

Jimmy Howard started but allowed three goals on four shots, then was replaced by Petr Mrazek, who allowed the first goal he faced before settling down, as the Red Wings couldn't overcome the off night. Marleau stood fourth among active players in goals (511) and points (1,087) before Wednesday night's games. Not only did they score (Kadri) on their first shot on goal, the Leafs did it again on their second shot (Zach Hyman, 43 seconds later).

Author: 0 United Kingdom probes alleged money laundering link to South Africa

The FCA and the SFO have been asked to review whether the banks are linked to South Africa's corruption inquiry into alleged ties between President Jacob Zuma and wealthy business family, the Guptas. It was Lord Hain who tabled a question in September about the work PR firm Bell Pottinger had performed for the Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane.

Author: 0 Tom Petty Laid To Rest In Private Service In Pacific Palisades

AnnaKim Violette, one of Petty's two daughters from his first marriage to Jane Benyo, posted a series of photos from the service, captioned with lyrics from his songs. Tom Petty died on October 2 , 2017. She also uploaded a shot in which she was sipping from a wine glass in front of the beach, writing, 'Drunk muppet heart broken but in love with life lets love til dawn'.

People Iraqi PM orders withdrawal of militias from Kirkuk
Author: 0 Iraqi PM orders withdrawal of militias from Kirkuk

One of his aides said the total number of people was about 100,000. Iraqi officials now say that the Peshmerga is back to its June 2014 borders , the start of the ISIS conflict. Kurdish forces now hold just a single oil field in Kirkuk province: the Khurmala field, which produces barely 10,000 barrels per day of low quality heavy crude.

People OPEC likely to extend cuts
Author: 0 OPEC likely to extend cuts

USA output slumped by 11 percent from the previous week to 8.4 million barrels per day (bpd), its lowest since June 2014, as production was shut in by a hurricane. However, the growth in United States output has dampened the pace of the rebalancing. The world's two crude benchmarks are back in bull territory as thorough implementation of historic supply cuts by 24 OPEC and non-OPEC producers drained fuel stockpiles for several months.

People JP Morgan Chase acquires WePay
Author: 0 JP Morgan Chase acquires WePay

And, the software platforms will be able to easily become payment facilitators. But a person familiar with the matter said the price was above the roughly $220 million valuation that Redwood City, Calif. Founded in 2008, WePay originally started as a group payments processor that competes against the likes that help businesses take online payments such as FirstData and Global Payments, as well as more established providers like PayPal and Stripe.

People Russia's UN Envoy Harshly Attacks US, Israel, for 'Ignoring the Palestinians'
Author: 0 Russia's UN Envoy Harshly Attacks US, Israel, for 'Ignoring the Palestinians'

Jason Greenblatt's statement was the first American comment on the advancing reconciliation efforts between the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas factions, and echoed Israeli demands. "Following previous decisions, the Israeli government will not hold political talks with a Palestinian government that is supported by Hamas, a terror organisation calling for the destruction of Israel", the statement read.

People Jeremy Lin left the court with a potentially serious knee injury
Author: 0 Jeremy Lin left the court with a potentially serious knee injury

Lin immediately grabbed his right knee before grimacing in pain and collapsing to the court in tears. We don't yet know the status on his injury. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Lin will undergo an evaluation on Thursday. Nevertheless, the franchise will await test results upon its return home from an opening-night game in Indiana. If Lin would require time to recover, it'll be a frustrating development for the Nets , who were relying on the backcourt tandem of Lin and ...

Author: 0 Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

Maryam Nawaz - daughter of sacked prime minister Nawaz Sharif - expressed her desires to contest the 2018 general elections, Samaa reported. Talking to members of the media inside the courtroom where a corruption hearing against her and family was under way, Maryam said, "First they awarded us a punishment and then the trial started".

People Indian government grants visa to Pakistani child for liver surgery
Author: 0 Indian government grants visa to Pakistani child for liver surgery

India has announced granting of 19 medical visas to Pakistanis this month so far. Even in the last month, Swaraj made an unsparing attack on Pakistan while delivering a speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). On Monday night, Sushma Swaraj tweeted that a visa was being issued to Shehriyar, son of Saqib Shahzad, for a bone marrow transplant surgery in India.

People Trump denies 'hurtful' remark to grieving widow
Author: 0 Trump denies 'hurtful' remark to grieving widow

By late Wednesday Wilson, who's known Sergeant Johnson and his family for years and remembers when he was part of her 5,000 Role Models for Excellence campaign, made clear she wanted to move past the phone call controversy and focus on the sacrifice of this young man killed at the hands of extremists while serving his country in Niger.

People Yogi Adityanath recreates Ayodhya's Diwali
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath recreates Ayodhya's Diwali

Overhead, a helicopter showered flowers on the gathering. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday kick started the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya in a bid to "recreate the treta yug Diwali" and to "promote the city as a tourist destination".

People Trump Offered Family Of Killed Veteran $25000 And Didn't Follow Through
Author: 0 Trump Offered Family Of Killed Veteran $25000 And Didn't Follow Through

It's unclear what happened between mid-summer, when Trump and Baldridge spoke, and October 18, when the $25,000 check had allegedly been sent, but not yet received. So far, Baldridge says, he's received nothing else besides a condolence letter. She did, however, insist "t$3 he check has been sent", adding: "It's disgusting that the media is taking something that should be recognized as a generous and honest gesture, made privately by the President, and using it to advance the media's biased ...

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