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Florida congressional candidate says she was visited by aliens as a child

Ms Rodriguez Aguilera is one of five Republicans running to replace Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Republican), when she retires at the end of next year. The problem in FL-27 is that it now leans Democrat; it has a Cook rating of D+5, which makes Ros-Lehtinen's retirement a tricky moment for the GOP. [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffs

Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffs IRELAND have been drawn to face Denmark in the World Cup 2018 play-offs next month. Denmark finished second to Poland in their qualifying group after a run of four wins and a draw from their last five fixtures - with star player Christian Eriksen scoring in each - saw them charge into the playoff qualification positions. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Dozens of ISIS fighters killed in Yemen strikes

Pentagon: Dozens of ISIS fighters killed in Yemen strikes The US Army claimed to have killed dozens of fighters of Islamic State group in two camps targeted on Monday 16 October by drones in Yemen, a first in this country undermined by war. The Yemen-based al-Qaeda branch, seen by the United States as the global terror network's most risky branch, has exploited years of deadly conflict between Yemen's government and Houthi rebels to expand its presence, ... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 636 with Quick Charge 4

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 636 with Quick Charge 4 The octa-core processor belonging to the Snapdragon 636 will max out at 1.8GHz, and the chip itself can support up to 8GB RAM. "The introduction of the Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform allows OEMs to enjoy a smooth transition from the Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms while supporting the deployment of superior functionality and performance to end users", Kedar Kondap, vice president, ... [Full Article...]

Volvo's first performance hybrid is not for sale

Volvo's first performance hybrid is not for sale By 2010, it had formed strong relations with the Swedish vehicle company to begin making official performance models and by 2015, Polestar was acquired outright by Volvo. But that's exactly what Polestar plans to do, with two more cars in the pipeline designed explicitly to take on the Model 3 and the as-yet-unannounced Model Y. [Full Article...]

Islamic State defeated in their Syrian capital Raqqa

Islamic State defeated in their Syrian capital Raqqa Another witness said that militia fighters were celebrating in the streets of Raqqa. The Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces, who have been fighting inside the northern city since they broke in on June 6, flushed the few hundred IS fighters left in the city from their last positions in the main hospital and the national stadium. [Full Article...]

At least 14 killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police training centre

At least 14 killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police training centre Taliban fighters then stormed the facility, taking over towers and firing indiscriminately, causing casualties both among police and civilians who happened to be there on government business, officials said. "A group of gunmen have entered the compound and fighting is ongoing", he said. "The hospital is overwhelmed and we call on people to donate blood", said Shir Mohammad Karimi, deputy health ... [Full Article...]

President Vladimir Putin Endorses Russia's New Currency, the CryptoRuble

CryptoRuble appears to be the name of this state-issued digital currency; but it seems to be more of an attempt at utilizing the blockchain technology, rather than a cryptocurrency with privacy in mind. There have been previous reports that Russian Federation was looking into creating its own cryptocurrency, though with Putin and his administration viewing cryptocurrencies in general as illeg... [Full Article...]

What's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

As per Friday, June 17, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. Nustar Energy LP (NYSE:NS) had an increase of 2.06% in short interest. With 88,300 avg volume, 0 days are for WOUND MANAGEMENT TECH (OTCMKTS:WNDM)'s short sellers to cover WNDM's short positions. [Full Article...]

Bodies found locked in embrace in California national park

Bodies found locked in embrace in California national park The remains were found Sunday by a search team that included Gilbert Orbeso, the father of one of the missing hikers . They were reported missing the next day and extensive searches began. "I didn't know when, but I had my answer". "I feel like we have conclusion". Orbeso and Nguyen's auto, a burgundy Lexus, was discovered near the Maze Loop, in the northwest area of the park, and footprints ... [Full Article...]

Frost advisory issued for tonight

Frost advisory issued for tonight Temperatures are forecast to drop into the mid 30s. The coldest night of the season so far will impact Eastern Kentucky tonight . A FROST ADVISORY is in effect for Southern Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham Counties in addition to northern portions of Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, and New London Counties. [Full Article...]

Pakistan elected member to UN Human Rights Council

But that was still far about the 97 votes needed to win a seat. "Countries that aggressively violate human rights at home should not be in a position to guard the human rights of others", Ms Haley said in a statement . Haley said the election showed that the council "must be reformed in order to be saved" and warned that it "cannot endure many more blows to its credibility before it is rendered... [Full Article...]

Texas man charged with stealing $1.2M worth of fajitas

Texas man charged with stealing $1.2M worth of fajitas A former South Texas juvenile justice department employee has been arrested for felony theft after authorities say he acknowledged stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years. "If it wasn't so serious, you'd think it was a " Saturday Night Live " skit", Saenz told the Brownsville Herald . The following day, the district attorney's office had him arrested on a state-jail felony charge... [Full Article...]

Florida governor declares state of emergency ahead of Richard Spencer visit

Florida governor declares state of emergency ahead of Richard Spencer visit Scott also activated gubernatorial authority to spend surplus money when he deems it necessary. Most recently, an outbreak of violence between a white nationalist group of marchers and counter-protestors in Charlottesville ended with one person dead after a vehicle was driven into a crowd. [Full Article...]

The Land falls to the Chinese space station

The Land falls to the Chinese space station The space station was launched in 2011, and hosted three missions , including China's first female astronauts, Liu Yang and Wang Yaping. Back in fall 2016, Chinese officials confirmed that the space station would crash into Earth in either late 2017 or early 2018. [Full Article...]

Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee Drug Enforcement Agency's ability to freeze suspicious shipments from drug distributors. Dems plead for nursing home residents" right to sue Crying on TV doesn't qualify Kimmel to set nation's gun agenda Trump knocks "fake' news coverage of his trip to Puerto Rico MORE (D-N.Y.) is calling on President Trump to withdraw Rep. [Full Article...]

Mom accused of killing her babies by cooking them alive in oven

Mom accused of killing her babies by cooking them alive in oven Atlanta police spokesman John Chafee said investigators don't believe her. Their father, Jameel Penn, claims Williams made a video call to him showing the scene, and Channel 2's Audrey Washington said the details coming out of this case are "truly disturbing". [Full Article...]

Gov. Brown signs Nonbinary Identification Option Bill

Gov. Brown signs Nonbinary Identification Option Bill In a 2015 US Transgender Survey, 31 per cent of the 27,700 participants identified as nonbinary. Toni Atkins , D-San Diego, and Scott Wiener , D-San Francisco, creates the new gender marker for nonbinary people and provides other reforms sought by LGBTQ groups. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Ophelia: Sun over the Black Country and Staffordshire 'turns red'

Hurricane Ophelia: Sun over the Black Country and Staffordshire 'turns red' It was packing winds of 80 miles per hour, The Sun reported. Social media has been awash with photos of the amusing sky as well as some odd explanations. With remnants of Hurricane Ophelia set to batter parts of the United Kingdom today, all schools and colleges in Northern Ireland have been forced to close as a precaution. [Full Article...]

Massive Neutron Star Collisions Explain the Universe's Gold, Platinum, and Uranium

Massive Neutron Star Collisions Explain the Universe's Gold, Platinum, and Uranium The collision was fast and violent, likely spawning a black hole. UM Physics Professor Keith Riles, who is the leader of the Michigan Gravitational Wave Group and a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration's Detection Committee, said the discoveries are among the most significant and exciting he has witnessed in his career. [Full Article...]


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