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World Media Kenya opposition supporters defy protest ban
Author: 0 Kenya opposition supporters defy protest ban

Police also used tear gas to break up small demonstrations in Kenya's three main cities, Kisumu, the capital and the port of Mombasa, which were held in defiance of a government ban on rallies in city centres. The election laws changes were ordered by the Supreme Court, which identified a lacuna it said needed to be filled, when it annulled the August 8 elections citing irregularities.

World Media Royal Mail wins High Court injunction preventing planned strike action
Author: 0 Royal Mail wins High Court injunction preventing planned strike action

Strike action was planned after 89.1% of CWU members voted in favour of industrial action over Royal Mail's plans to close its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme to future accrual. Paul Wotton, secretary of the CWU's South West No.7 Branch covering the Bath area, said they were expecting "most members" to strike following the result of the national ballot.

World Media In Thailand they banned Smoking on the beaches
Author: 0 In Thailand they banned Smoking on the beaches

Jatuporn said his department would soon expand the ban to cover every beach in the country and the department would also consider a smoking ban on passenger and tourist boats to prevent cigarette butts being dropped into the sea. "Smokers will be required to drop their cigarette butts in provided containers before they enter these beaches..." Those found flouting the ban could face a maximum penalty of a year in prison and/or a fine of 100,000 baht.

World Media Las Vegas shooting: Trump awards $1million to law enforcement officials
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting: Trump awards $1million to law enforcement officials

Stephen Paddock opened fire on Mandalay Bay hotel security guard Jesus Campos and the crowd attending a concert nearby at the same time or within 40 seconds of each other, MGM Resorts International said in a statement. Paddock's final shots were fired at 10:15 pm. These developments frustrated Lombardo, who is reportedly stuck in a tough investigation that doesn't hold many answers .

World Media Schumer decries McConnell's lack of bipartisanship on judicial appointments
Author: 0 Schumer decries McConnell's lack of bipartisanship on judicial appointments

McConnell has signaled that the Senate will devote more floor time to processing judges as the battle over the blue slip issue percolates. And when nominees "come out of committee, I guarantee they will be dealt with", McConnell said . According to the official site for United States Courts, there are now 149 vacancies. Only for two significant periods has the blue slip served as a one-person stealth filibuster, and technically doesn't work that way now.

World Media Sunil Chhetri determined to perform at 2019 Asian Cup
Author: 0 Sunil Chhetri determined to perform at 2019 Asian Cup

India competed in the tournament for the first time in 1964, when they finished runners-up. He still plays for them in their AFC Cup matches as their captain. In the 20th minute, Chhetri was pulled down to the ground just outside the Macau box, and Lao Pak Kin was shown a yellow card for his foul. Chettri knocked in the second goal as India played in the 4-4-2 formation with Balwant Singh and Jeje up front.

World Media Cool temperatures into Thursday
Author: 0 Cool temperatures into Thursday

Temperatures will edge into the mid to upper 40s. After another cool day on Friday , temperatures go back up above average for the weekend . Humidity levels will be on the rise as well. High pressure sets in for next week, returning sunshine to the area. Highs will climb well into the 70s, and with enough sunshine, 80 degree high temperatures are again possible, especially by Sunday when we may be close to record warmth.

World Media Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9
Author: 0 Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9

The model code of conduct comes into effect immediately. The BJP today appointed former minister Praveen Sharma as the election management incharge of the party for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls . The poll process in Himachal Pradesh will start with the issue of the gazette notification on October 16 when candidates can start filing their nominations.

World Media Local scout leaders applaud decision to welcome girls into Boy Scouts
Author: 0 Local scout leaders applaud decision to welcome girls into Boy Scouts

Michael Surbaugh, the BSA's chief scout executive, said: 'This decision is true to the BSA's mission and core values outlined in the Scout Oath and Law. The news also received mixed reactions on social media, with some critics calling the move unnecessary and "PC". Tammy Wharton, CEO of Girl Scouts of the Heartland, sees the coeducation issue differently.

World Media Several NC prison employees injured, fires set in attempted prisoner escape
Author: 0 Several NC prison employees injured, fires set in attempted prisoner escape

Local emergency management officials said about 5 p.m.it was again safe for students to return home. The situation is "under control", DPS said in a tweet . After school events and athletics at Northside, ECMS and PCHS have been cancelled. The institution is a high-security prison for men and has capacity to hold almost 900 inmates, according to its website.

World Media Boy found shot dead after 3 adults slain in Ohio
Author: 0 Boy found shot dead after 3 adults slain in Ohio

The suspect, 23-year-old Aaron Lawson, is being sought on warrants for charges including aggravated murder. PEDRO, Ohio - Police are searching for a missing 8-year-old Ohio boy who is believed to be in danger. Authorities say three people have been fatally shot, a fourth person stabbed and an 7-year-old boy is missing in southeast Ohio. He is described as a white, 7-year-old child, weighing approximately 80 pounds and is 4 feet 8 inches tall.

World Media Decision on NZ government looming
Author: 0 Decision on NZ government looming

Peters has announced that, due to funeral engagements, it is impossible to get all of his party's board members together for a decision tomorrow. Catchpole said "some of the board members have requested for their names not to be disclosed and so it's either all or nothing so you won't be getting that list" and questioned why the board membership was of public interest.

World Media Russian Federation may demand U.S. to reduce diplomats to 300 or fewer
Author: 0 Russian Federation may demand U.S. to reduce diplomats to 300 or fewer

The statement came following warnings by Russian officials of their intention to respond to the September shutdown of Russian diplomatic missions across the USA, including its consulate in the west coast city of San Francisco. dacha and a warehouse in Moscow in retaliation to Washington's actions. The United States in August ordered Russian Federation to close its San Francisco consulate and two other installations as relations between the former Cold War foes took another nose-dive.

World Media Opposition is calling for a halt in announcing Liberia's presidential election results
Author: 0 Opposition is calling for a halt in announcing Liberia's presidential election results

The NEC hasn't yet declared how numerous 2.2 million registered voters took part in the polls. Aside from presidential elections, 73 members of the House of Representatives will also be chosen. The first official results are expected within 48 hours after polls close. "No matter the outcome of this election, it will result in a transfer of power from one democratically elected government to another for the first time in the lives of many Liberians", it said in a statement.

World Media Unrecognisable After Plastic Surgery, Chinese Women Detained At Airport
Author: 0 Unrecognisable After Plastic Surgery, Chinese Women Detained At Airport

The unidentified women flew last week to the nip-and-tuck top destination during China's Golden Week, a national holiday in which residents are encouraged to take paid vacations, Asia Wire reported. South Korea is being recognized as the plastic surgery capital of the world and is regarded as "natural and harmless". Almost half of women in Seoul under the age of 30 are estimated to use plastic surgeries to enhance their facial features.

World Media What Trump's new executive order means for the ACA and Covered CA
Author: 0 What Trump's new executive order means for the ACA and Covered CA

Stymied in Congress by the failure of Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Mr Trump's executive order appears to be his administration's latest effort to undermine the 2010 law without action by legislators. Rand Paul , R-Ky., believe the federal government has overstepped its bounds in regulating the private health insurance market. "That's clearly not the case", Antos said.

Author: 0 Mark Hunt angry after UFC pulls him from fight for medical reasons

I've still got my senses about me and I know what's right and wrong, which is the main thing", Hunt wrote in a piece for the Players Voice . "That's just the price I've paid". Lesnar tested positive for a banned substance in samples taken two weeks before the bout and on the night of the fight itself. In a report by Australia's Daily Telegraph , an unnamed UFC official explained the native New Zealander's removal.

World Media Sterling slides as Brexit talks hit a 'deadlock'
Author: 0 Sterling slides as Brexit talks hit a 'deadlock'

At the centre of the deadlock - a phrase United Kingdom officials were reluctant to use - is that the European Union wants to see guarantees on what the United Kingdom is willing to pay, while the United Kingdom wants the European Union to move first by beginning talks on the future before London reveals its hand on the money issue.

World Media Adrian Peterson thanks Jesus for trade, bunks with Larry Fitzgerald
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson thanks Jesus for trade, bunks with Larry Fitzgerald

Kidding aside, it's fair to wonder what Peterson has left in the tank. "I got a text from a friend and it was like "911" which was kind of odd so I kept looking at my phone and the next text was "you got traded to Arizona" and I'm like getting excited but you get rumors and stuff like that so I didn't know for sure", said Peterson.

World Media Colombian conspiracy? Peru & Colombia at center of World Cup match-fixing fiasco
Author: 0 Colombian conspiracy? Peru & Colombia at center of World Cup match-fixing fiasco

Momentum isn't on their side but history is, as Colombia have won four straight qualifiers over Peru . "We have got a serious chance and we will be looking forward to it". "I spoke to Falcao and he told me that we were both ahead [in qualifying]", Peru's Renato Tapia said, per AS. "But I think Peru has been a worthy rival, they fought for 90 minutes just like us".

World Media A huge hole has opened up in Antarctic ice pack, reason unknown
Author: 0 A huge hole has opened up in Antarctic ice pack, reason unknown

Some American scientists think that this polynya will never re-appear, as melting ice and more precipitation in the air separates the surface ice sheet from deeper layers of water. What is not fully known, however, is how climate change might affect this process. Researchers, including a group at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel, have been closely monitoring the polynya since it first reappeared in the satellite data.

World Media The art of the nuclear deal
Author: 0 The art of the nuclear deal

Senior U.S. officials, European allies and prominent U.S. lawmakers have told Trump that refusing to certify the deal would leave the U.S. isolated, concede the diplomatic high ground to Tehran, and ultimately risk the unraveling of the agreement.

World Media Israel joins USA in withdrawing from UNESCO over 'bias'
Author: 0 Israel joins USA in withdrawing from UNESCO over 'bias'

In 2011 the United States cut its funding to the agency - slashing its budget by 22 percent - in protest at its decision to grant full membership to the Palestine. UNESCO, which is best known for producing the list of World Heritage sites that includes the Grand Canyon and other USA attractions, has been the scene of diplomatic flare-ups in recent years after Arab countries succeeded in passing a number of resolutions critical of Israel.

World Media Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza
Author: 0 Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza

According to the agreement, the Western-backed Palestinian Authority will resume all governing responsibilities in Gaza no later than December 1. Abbas welcomed the deal in comments to AFP and said he considered it a "final agreement to end the division" - though many details remain to be resolved and previous reconciliation attempts have repeatedly failed.

World Media Lufthansa to buy large parts of bankrupt Air Berlin
Author: 0 Lufthansa to buy large parts of bankrupt Air Berlin

Ryanair is set to challenge a Lufthansa deal to to buy parts of failed German carrier Air Berlin . Lufthansa will purchase Air Berlin subsidiary Niki, a low-priced airline based in Austria, as well as Air Berlin's regional subsidiary Walter, which now flies under the Air Berlin brand.

World Media 'White widow' British IS recruiter killed
Author: 0 'White widow' British IS recruiter killed

There have been several such claims of IS militants having been killed only for them to resurface months later. Dubbed the "white widow" after her husband, also an ISIS terrorist, was killed in 2015, Sally Jones was a key online recruiter for ISIS.

World Media Four years after conviction, Talwars set free in Aarushi murder case
Author: 0 Four years after conviction, Talwars set free in Aarushi murder case

The verdict ends a nine-year ordeal of the parents who were found guilty by a CBI court of murdering 14-year-old Aarushi . In a rare interview that Nupur Talwar had given from the jail almost two years back, Ms Talwar had spoken about her plans to work in the non-profit sector once she was released, whenever she was released.

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