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Cassie Sainsbury: Decision Due For Accused Drug Mule's Plea Deal


Sainsbury was arrested at El Dorado International Airport on April 12 2017, after a search of her luggage uncovered 5.8kg of cocaine hidden inside 18 headphone cases. She's been sentenced to six years in a Colombian prison after the judge accepted a plea deal that states the South Australian was threatened into transporting close to six kilograms of cocaine. Lire la suite »

High-Profile N.Korean Defector Visits US


Thae, the highest-level North Korean defector in two decades, appeared to confirm what has always been suspected but rarely articulated by USA officials - that even a selective American strike could rain a potentially devastating North Korean military response on the South Korean capital and its environs, about 40 kilometres south of the heavily militarized frontier. Lire la suite »

Titus Seeks New Ways To Combat Bump Stocks Used By Strip Shooter

A device used in the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas earlier this month would be subject to additional regulation under legislation introduced in Congress by two MI lawmakers and their colleagues. The ATF is reviewing whether it has the authority to do so. Democrats, however, note the agency has previously said it can not regulate bump stocks under existing laws. Lire la suite »

Second person of interest no longer sought by FBI


The wanted poster said anyone with information about the case should call contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). On Tuesday afternoon, 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov allegedly drove a rental truck and plowed through a group of bicyclists and pedestrians in Manhattan who were on a bike path, a deadly incident that authorities described as an act of terrorism. Lire la suite »

MUR Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) earned "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, December 7. Hammock sold 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $25.91 and a 200 day moving average of $25.47. Lire la suite »

NSW teacher charged with indecent assault


A Department of Education spokesman today said the man was not now employed by the department. The man was taken to Burwood Police Station where he was charged with 13 counts of aggravated indecent assault - victim under authority. The teacher, who most recently worked at Mowbray Public School, didn't appear at Burwood Local Court on Wednesday and didn't apply for bail which was formally refused. Lire la suite »

Lancaster police seek indecent assault suspect

Lancaster Police said officers were on patrol early Wednesday morning, around 1:15 the area of E. Dunlap Street and Thomas Lane when they observed a subject lying in the street's intersection. According to police, the suspect passed the victim in the opposite direction and smacked her buttocks. The man was described as about 29 or 30 years old with a chunky build, light mustache and prescription glasses. Lire la suite »

Damian Green investigated over alleged sexual advances to female Conservative activist


Meanwhile, an opposition Labour Party activist says the party discouraged her from reporting her rape at a Labour conference in 2011, when she was 19. He had agreed to be interviewed by her school newspaper when she, aged 16, was the editor and he was shadow education minister, she said. Theresa May has launched the top level probe after allegations the first Secretary of State behaved inappropriately towards freelance columnist Kate Maltby. Lire la suite »

Instagram adds 'right to left' feature for Arab users


In its latest update, Instagram Adds Right-to-left Language Support for three languages including Farsi, Arabic and Hebrew. For other users, the right-to-left languages are automatically translated into their preferred language. It seems that launching Android support as soon as possible was the priority for Instagram , which makes sense considering over 70% of the Arabic speaking community who have their phone language set to Arabic are using Android. Lire la suite »

Haryana government orders teachers to undergo priest training ahead of religious event


Teachers' association also criticised the government over the order. State advisor to the Haryana Teachers Association Jaidev Arya called the order a "Tuqhlaki farman" (diktat). However, the teachers did not attend the training. Some teachers have reportedly accused the BJP-led government of pursuing a "Hindutva agenda". He said the order asked teachers to help make arrangements for the festival at the district level, and it would not hamper regular classes as duties were assigned during ... Lire la suite »

US Senate confirms appointment of Joan Larsen to federal appeals court


Justice Larsen voted against hearing an appeal by a lesbian mother who sought parental visitation from an ex-spouse with whom she lived, despite the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of marriage equality. She wrote that it was "an understatement in the extreme" to call the Supreme Court's decision "revolutionary". In early October, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9, along party lines, to advance Larsen's nomination to the full Senate. Lire la suite »

Libyan coastguard intercepts 299 sub-Saharan refugees

The Libyan coast guard has intercepted two boats carrying hundreds of people from sub-Saharan Africa trying to reach Europe on Tuesday near the town of Zilten. Subsequently the number of refugees attempting the crossing has declined dramatically following a Libyan militia in the smuggling hub of Sabratha blocking departures since July. Lire la suite »

Microsoft is developing new AI chips for devices other than HoloLens

In the release, Microsoft highlights some of the (pretty cool) uses of the HoloLens that companies have created so far, including Ford using the headset to prototype its auto designs. That doesn't mean that Hololens is entirely for business - it's only a few months ago that we heard about Ubisoft working on a Toy Soldiers and a Rabbids game for the device, and with the proliferation of AR in gaming at the moment, the Microsoft device is an obvious platform. Lire la suite »

Feds looking to seize Manafort's Brooklyn brownstone


The former Trump campaign head allegedly accelerated work on the property in the past month to make it appear as if he was using the borrowed money for its intended objective, according to a Daily Beast report . For the Carroll Gardens brownstone, which Manafort purchased in late 2012 for almost $3 million, he allegedly took out almost $7 million in loans and refinanced with Federal Savings Bank which is run by Steve Calk, a Trump fundraiser and economic advisor, according to WNYC . Lire la suite »

FM-led panel may direct banks to examine merger proposal


The Union Cabinet in August had chose to set up an Alternative Mechanism to fast track consolidation among public sector banks to create strong lenders. Alternative Mechanism will be serviced by the Department of Financial Services. Last week, the government announced a $32 billion recapitalisation plan for the state lenders over the next two years to help resolve their bad loans and meet higher capital ratios required under Basel III global banking rules. Lire la suite »

Ontario Colleges Act to End Strike


In a statement issued by the College Employer Council the chair of the bargaining team stated they will focus their efforts on reaching a deal. "Let's get the job done and get back to classes", he said. The strike by 12,000 full-time professors, "partial load" instructors who work seven to 12 hours a week, counsellors and librarians is in its third week. Lire la suite »

Peter Hain 'to expose' United Kingdom bank linked to Gupta transactions

HSBC has been accused of "possible criminal complicity" in a money laundering scandal involving South Africa's wealthy Gupta family . Hain told the Lords he had obtained information that "shows illegal transfers of funds from South Africa made by the Gupta family over the last few years from their South African accounts, to accounts held in Dubai and Hong Kong". Lire la suite »

Victims in NYC terror attack identified


He earned a masters from Fairleigh Dickinson University and was working toward a second master's degree at Stevens Institute of Technology. Nicholas Cleves, 23, was one of two Americans killed in the attack. "This loss is unbearable", Naessens said. The other six fatalities included five Argentinians celebrating a graduation anniversary and a 31-year-old Belgian national, Anne Laure Decadt. Lire la suite »

Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Goa Maritime Conclave


Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today voiced concern over increased militarisation and extra- regional nations maintaining a near permanent presence in the Indian Ocean region on "some pretext or the other". Sitharaman said the impasse in global relationships is a product of many costs such as ideological differences, political insecurity, economic and technological dependency, inequitable access to resources, besides other factors. Lire la suite »

Americans Stressed About Nation's Future, Poll Finds


While 95 percent of adults said they follow the news regularly , more than half of them said it gives them stress. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News ) - It's a high-anxiety time: almost two-thirds of Americans are stressed out by thinking about the future of the United States, a new survey finds. Lire la suite »

Vladimir Poutine souligne l'importance de la rencontre tripartite Russie-Iran-Azerbaïdjan


Le président russe était en visite en Iran pour assister à un sommet tripartite entre l'Iran, la Russie et l'Azerbaïdjan. D'après Rohani, l'homme fort de la Russie, et même au-delà, a garanti à l'Iran son appui pour tenir tête au président américain, Donald Trump, qui a menacé de déchirer l'accord sur le nucléaire, paraphé en 2015 au bout d'âpres négociations. Lire la suite »

Multiple Injuries In Apparent Road Rage Incident In Lower Manhattan


Earlier spokesman for the New York City Police Department, J Peter Donald, said: "We are responding to reports of shots fired in lower Manhattan". Five months later a Tunisian asylum seeker, who had pledged allegiance to Islamic State, plowed a truck into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48. Lire la suite »