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India to grant medical visas to all needy as Diwali gift

India to grant medical visas to all needy as Diwali gift Swaraj said just like the letters Aziz must write for the medical visas, she, too, wrote a "personal letter" to him for the grant of Avantika Jadhav's visa. Keeping to a promise made on Independence Day, India on Wednesday issued six more medical visas to Pakistani nationals, including three children. As ties between the two countries soured over various issues, the ministry had announced in May t... [Full Article...]

European Union leader says no support for Catalonian state

European Union leader says no support for Catalonian state The standoff over Catalonia intensified significantly Thursday as the Spanish government said it would take emergency measures to halt a secessionist drive after the leader of the restive region said that separatist lawmakers might declare independence. [Full Article...]

Virginia State Police Participate in 'Drive to Save Lives' for Traffic Safety

Virginia State Police Participate in 'Drive to Save Lives' for Traffic Safety In 2015, in California, 283 teens were behind the wheel at the time of fatal collisions, and 63 percent of those young drivers were at fault. In 2015, among teen passenger-vehicle drivers involved in fatal crashes, 10 percent were reported as distracted at the time of the crash. [Full Article...]

GOP US Rep. Tiberi to resign by January, lead business group

GOP US Rep. Tiberi to resign by January, lead business group Tiberi sits on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, which is handling high-profile tax overhaul legislation. COLUMBUS, Ohio-News of Columbus-area U.S. Tiberi becomes just the latest establishment-aligned Republican to announce his departure from Congress under the Trump administration, though others are staying through the ends of their term. [Full Article...]

Trump Denies Telling Soldier's Widow He "Signed Up" for It

Trump Denies Telling Soldier's Widow He Sanders did not get into why a congresswoman, who overheard part of the call on speakerphone, and a member of the family believe the President slighted the fallen soldier. "And it frankly is a disgrace for the media to try to portray an act of kindness like that, and that gesture, and try to make it into something it isn't". [Full Article...]

Sen. McCain: Niger Attack Info 'May Require a Subpoena'

Sen. McCain: Niger Attack Info 'May Require a Subpoena' McCain said his speech Monday was aimed at the "environment of nonproductivity" on Capitol Hill and a "reversion to the attitude of the '30s, which was one of the major reasons why we fought World War II". "It's because we have oversight of our military", he said. McCain says he thinks that's an idea worth discussing. "I hope not", he said. "We have to know what's going on". [Full Article...]

Scientists say dogs show facial expressions

Scientists say dogs show facial expressions After performing the experiment on 24 dogs of different breeds between the ages of one and 12, researchers studied the recorded expressions using DogFACS - a coding system that helps measure the muscle movement and structure of a dog's facial anatomy. [Full Article...]

Sockbot Android malware discovered in eight popular apps on Google Play

Sockbot Android malware discovered in eight popular apps on Google Play The good news is that Symantec notified Google of the eight apps on October 6th, at which point the company quickly removed them from the Google Play store . Google, and not the developers of these apps, will foot the bill for any bug reports security researchers find. Once you're done with an Instant App, you can close it and move on like it was never there in the first place. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Maintenance Incoming, 4 Hours Downtime Expected

Destiny 2 Maintenance Incoming, 4 Hours Downtime Expected And, needless to say, the community isn't too happy about this development. The coil glitch lets players refill power ammo in their weapons instantaneously, and is named after the Wardcliff Coil that lets players refill their ammo nearly instantly. [Full Article...]

Moore Up 11 Points in Alabama Senate Race

Moore Up 11 Points in Alabama Senate Race At face value, this was plainly ridiculous in light of Moore's brazenly unconstitutional beliefs, but Rand Paul's endorsement looked just a little worse yesterday when Time magazine published this piece. The section of law in question, 36 U.S. Code § 301, merely outlines proper etiquette for members of the military, as well as non-members. But that's the only part Moore is right on. [Full Article...]

After Vikings practice, Bridgewater says he'll 'definitely' play football this season

After Vikings practice, Bridgewater says he'll 'definitely' play football this season We have to appreciate his confidence here. When Minnesota drafted the former Louisville Cardinal signal-caller in 2014, it looked like they had found their quarterback of the future, but their vision was dampened two years later when Bridgewater went down with an injury. [Full Article...]

Prominent Pakistani Cleric Arrested in Qandeel Baloch Murder Case

Prominent Pakistani Cleric Arrested in Qandeel Baloch Murder Case He was taken into custody on Multan-Jhang highway. A senior police officer, Mohammad Fahad, says the cleric was arrested as he tried to flee Multan . Earlier today, Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad Khan heard the matter during which Mufti Qavi fled the scene for dismissing his bail plea and made a decision to approach high court in this regard. [Full Article...]

India sales volume growth improved after GST: Unilever

India sales volume growth improved after GST: Unilever The 1.6pc decrease in sales "included a negative currency impact of 5.1pc", the statement said. The company CEO, Paul Polman noted that, "While conditions in our developed markets remain challenging, we are starting to see signs of improvement in some of our biggest emerging markets including India and China." and that "The new organization is delivering increased innovation speed and our savi... [Full Article...]

Lots of people are going to be staring at Uranus tonight

Lots of people are going to be staring at Uranus tonight Make all the juvenile jokes you want, but tonight is everyone's best chance to see Uranus . It's a very good time to look at the sky, thanks to a new moon tonight that's keeping the sky dark. The planet, one of two ice giants in the solar system, will reach opposition on October 19th - meaning it will sit exactly opposite the sun (2,830m km away), in front of the constellation Pisces. [Full Article...]

Alicia Keys Returns to Coach Season 14 of 'The Voice'

Alicia Keys Returns to Coach Season 14 of 'The Voice' Wednesday marked that later date; NBC confirmed that Alicia Keys will occupy the fourth red chair. The last time Alicia was a coach, in season 12, her contestant won. Filming for the fourteenth season begins this week. The clip is brief but it already manages to show off the chemistry between Kelly and her fellow coaches, especially Alicia herself. [Full Article...]

N. Korea Threatens Strong Responses to S. Korea-US Joint Drills

N. Korea Threatens Strong Responses to S. Korea-US Joint Drills They must understand that faced with an incredible strike at a unexpected time", - said in a statement . The US Navy's biggest warship in Asia, with a crew of 5,000 sailors, launched nearly 90 F-18 Super Hornet sorties from its deck, in sight of South Korean islands. [Full Article...]

Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

La Nina is an ocean-atmosphere phenomenon (the counterpart of El Nino) that involves a cooling of Eastern Central Pacific Ocean waters. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a warmer and drier winter while the northern half of the country is more likely to see a cooler, wetter and snowier winter. [Full Article...]

Trump says to work with Congress on more aid for Puerto Rico

Trump says to work with Congress on more aid for Puerto Rico President Trump gave himself a pretty big pat on the back when asked about his handling of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Parts of Puerto Rico look as if the hurricane struck yesterday, not last month. FEMA has distributed about 23 million liters of water throughout the island-accounting for only about nine percent of Puerto Rico's drinking water needs. [Full Article...]

Apple Watch loses cellular service in China

Apple Watch loses cellular service in China A cellular connection is the biggest new feature on this year's Apple Watch. According to the WSJ's report , China regulates mobile phones and users must register their SIM cards under their real names with the network carrier. Series 3 devices are paired with a mobile device on an existing plan and use their embedded eSIM to connect to wireless service when the mobile phone isn't nearby or... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Is Not The First President To Send Someone A Check

Donald Trump Is Not The First President To Send Someone A Check Sgt. Roshain Brooks father Uvince (pictured at left next to Roshain's coffin) said , "When I listen to what the President is saying, I want to fight." . Bush pulled their weight in offering condolences, contrary to Trump's assertions. The Taliban claimed responsibility . The Trump administration has since said General Kelly is "disgusted" that dealing with military deaths has become "politicise... [Full Article...]


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