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World Media Pakistan rejects alleged United States drone attack within its territory
Author: 0 Pakistan rejects alleged United States drone attack within its territory

These strikes comes less than a week after the release of Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle and his American wife and three children on October 11 in Pakistan after five years of captivity at the hands of the Haqqani network. The US has in the recent months increased pressure on Pakistan to crack down on the outfit. It is as yet unclear what impact, if any, the drone strikes will have on the push to revive amicable relations with the US.

World Media Senator Says Deal Is Reached On Package Of ObamaCare Fixes
Author: 0 Senator Says Deal Is Reached On Package Of ObamaCare Fixes

Previous efforts to overhaul President Barack Obama's health care law repeatedly failed. "The solution will be for about a year or two years", Trump said at a joint news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "While the federal government would save money by not making CSR payments, it would face increased costs for tax credits that subsidize premiums for marketplace enrollees with incomes 100-400% of the poverty level", wrote officials of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which ...

World Media Troopers on patrol for National School Bus Safety Week
Author: 0 Troopers on patrol for National School Bus Safety Week

Kansas State law says you need to stop in both directions when the stop sign is extended and lights are flashing. "This year's theme is "#STOP ON RED!" and emphasizes the importance of being aware of red lights on school buses and the stop sign which signals children are loading and exiting the school bus.

World Media Local expert weighs in on ACA subsidy executive order
Author: 0 Local expert weighs in on ACA subsidy executive order

The payments are aimed at helping low-income people afford co-pays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs associated with health-insurance policies. Even for those on the individual market, people whose incomes are low enough to qualify for subsidies wouldn't feel much impact because their subsidy would go up as their premium does.

World Media Ludhiana: 60-year-old RSS leader shot dead by bike borne assailants
Author: 0 Ludhiana: 60-year-old RSS leader shot dead by bike borne assailants

His murder marks the fifth such incident in the past three years wherein a right-wing leader in Punjab has been attacked. The 60-year-old Ravinder was attached with the RSS shakha for the past 30 years. The first such case in Congress reign was witnessed on July 15, in which a pastor of a local church, Sultan Masih, in Ludhiana was shot dead. The police officials are investigating into the matter.

World Media BJP will not win single seat in Kerala: Yechury
Author: 0 BJP will not win single seat in Kerala: Yechury

Kerala BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan along with other leaders attended the massive rally. Shah asserted that no matter how much the Kerala government tries to corner the BJP it will not be able to stop its ideology from spreading in the state.

Author: 0 US Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as ambassador to the Vatican

Ambassador to the Vatican. Callista Gingrich is a long-time member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., according to the Catholic News Agency . Newt Gingrich converted to Catholicism for his third marriage. After his fall in 1998, Newt Gingrich remained ever-present within the party, seeking the presidential nomination in 2012 and 2016 before backing Trump and proposing, in vain, himself as vice president.

World Media Senator Abaribe Applies to Withdraw as Kanu's Surety
Author: 0 Senator Abaribe Applies to Withdraw as Kanu's Surety

The lawyer said: "It will not be the first time a defendant is tried in absentia". Ifeanyi Ejiofor , Kanu's lawyer, told the Federal High Court that his client has been missing since government troops raided his home on September 11. Members of the proscibed IPOB who usually thronged the court in solidarity to their embattled leader have not been sighted anywhere today. Chidoka said he did not believe there was any form of insurrection in the region to warrant deployment of soldiers by FG.

Author: 0 Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $439.7 million

VirnetX also recently entered into a "patent standstill" deal HTC , specifically related to LTE, which essentially means that the two will not file any suits against each other as they continue to negotiate deals. Technically, the company does not manufacture anything, it just owns over 80 Internet security patents and makes money by suing other companies. And VirnetX is now in a standstill with HTC as they negotiate patent deals related to LTE technologies.

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Author: 0 "How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?" — Scaramucci Twitter

Four multiple choice options were provided: less than one million, between one million and two million, between two million and three million, or more than five million. While I was out of the country my social media director posted a poll on the Holocaust, in an effort to promote Holocaust education and awareness in the wake of an offensive Halloween costume depicting Anne Frank.

World Media Netanyahu: Israel will not recognise Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel will not recognise Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal

Netanyahu said last week that Israel is opposed to any deal involving Hamas unless the group disarms and recognizes Israel, requests which have also been made by the U.S. Under Egyptian auspices, the Palestinian factions last week announced a preliminary agreement and have formed committees to sort out unresolved issues, most notably who will control Hamas' massive weapons arsenal.

World Media Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains forces evacuations
Author: 0 Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains forces evacuations

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Angela Bernheisel says the firefighter has a possible wrist fracture. With firefighters still working to contain the deadly, destructive North Bay wildfires, Cal Fire is tackling a new blaze that erupted overnight in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

World Media Trump's Third Travel Ban Blocked by Court
Author: 0 Trump's Third Travel Ban Blocked by Court

Opponents say Trump's order is another attempt at the Muslim ban he promised as a candidate. He said the order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor: it lacks sufficient findings that the entry of more than 150 million nationals from six specified countries would be "detrimental" to the interests of the United States".

World Media United States demands an end to Canada's supply management
Author: 0 United States demands an end to Canada's supply management

The Trump administration's proposals to reshape NAFTA to help shrink US trade deficits have created stumbling blocks, leaving observers to wonder whether it intends to sink the agreement. Talks were headed up by Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal and U.S.

World Media U.S. indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids
Author: 0 U.S. indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids

United States officials would not say if the two traffickers had been arrested or their plants shut by the Chinese authorities. Its nominee to be the nation's drug czar withdrew Tuesday from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.

World Media Islamic State defeated in its 'capital'
Author: 0 Islamic State defeated in its 'capital'

It is now hemmed in to a tiny bomb-cratered patch of the city around the stadium that is pounded from the air by a US-led coalition and encircled by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters. In a sign that the SDF operation was nearing a conclusion, coalition air strikes had eased off in the past week. The charity says some 270,000 people who fled the Raqqa fighting are still in critical need of aid.

World Media Dozens of Islamic State fighters killed in a drone attack in Yemen
Author: 0 Dozens of Islamic State fighters killed in a drone attack in Yemen

But this is first time that internationally recognized government-related security sources report drone attacks on EI. The camps in the central al-Bayda province were being used to train new fighters using AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, the Pentagon said in a statement.

World Media Man Charged in Nabra Hassanen's Death Indicted on Capital Murder Count
Author: 0 Man Charged in Nabra Hassanen's Death Indicted on Capital Murder Count

Under state law, the combination of rape and premeditated murder charges allow prosecutors the option of pursuing the death penalty if Martinez-Torres is found guilty. "I think nobody can forget her too, for what she did in her life". Nabra's mother Sawsan Gazzar apparently threw a shoe at Martinez-Torres during the proceedings.

World Media Spoilers On Plans For Tonight's RAW In Portland
Author: 0 Spoilers On Plans For Tonight's RAW In Portland

PWInsider is reporting that Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins will defend the Raw Tag Titles on Raw as part of the three-hour "go-home" episode before WWE TLC this Sunday . During an in-ring promo, Balor admitted he was wrong to assume Sister Abigail wasn't real and just another Bray Wyatt trick. Despite a spirited offensive, Fox came up short when she was locked into a Banks Statement.

World Media Forecast: Frost advisory overnight; clear skies Tuesday
Author: 0 Forecast: Frost advisory overnight; clear skies Tuesday

Temperatures are forecast to drop into the mid 30s. Areas in blue are under a frost advisory from 2-9 a.m. Tuesday , Oct. 17, 2017. Temperatures in counties along Lake Ontario, Central New York and the Hudson Valley could dip into the low 30s tonight .

World Media Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike
Author: 0 Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike

The Scorpion can fly up to 16 feet which could prove useful for police officers to navigate over traffic in an emergency situation. "The bike can also fly without a passenger and can go up to 6 kilometres". "This is a special version of the hoverbike for the Dubai police". Police also unveiled a smart electric motorbike that has multiple cameras to spot reckless drivers and small driverless robotic vehicles equipped with biometric software that will scan for criminals and persons of ...

World Media MS district removes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from reading list
Author: 0 MS district removes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from reading list

We always strive to do what is best for our students and staff to continue to perform at the highest level", Superintendent Arthur McMillan said. McMillan did not answer any questions on the issue. The novel, published in 1960, chronicled the adventures of Jean Louise Finch aka Scout and her brother Jeremy aka Jem and the racial inequality that existed in their small Alabama town.

World Media 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sinks off Bangladesh
Author: 0 8 dead, 21 rescued as boat carrying Rohingya sinks off Bangladesh

Almost 200 people have died in around a dozen boats sinking since the Rohingya influx began in late August after attacks by Muslim militants triggered what the Myanmar military has labelled "clearance operations". The coast guard and border guards were conducting a search and rescue operation in the Naf river, he said. A Rohingya refugee boy is carried in a basket by a relative after crossing the border on the Bangladesh side of the Naf River on September 24.

Author: 0 Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

Rodriguez Aguilera provided The Miami Herald with a statement about these encounters with extraterrestrial beings Friday and did not mention anything about her encounters with aliens. Asked by The Miami Herald at the weekend about her encounter, Ms Rodriguez said that she strongly believed there was intelligent life outside our galaxy.

Author: 0 DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan will serve on the 47-member council from January 2018 through the end of 2020. Focusing on the need for reform, Haley's comments made no mention of America's recent departure from the U.N.'s cultural organization, UNESCO, over an alleged bias against Israel, or of its threats to withdrawal from the rights council.

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