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Police report to shots fired at Crossgates Mall Police report to shots fired at Crossgates Mall
- November 13, 2016

Police converged on the Crossgates Mall in Albany after receiving reports of shots being fired at the shopping center, WNYT reported Saturday. "Based on the video, it looks like a black male, black coat with possibly a white hoodie underneath", one officer said. (more...)
Government to probe Rs 2000 note leak on Web Government to probe Rs 2000 note leak on Web
- November 12, 2016

Terming the government's move to withdraw 500/1,000 rupee notes as a bold and powerful one he said it is a measure to fight black money and fake notes that is financing terrorism. But, it announced, these notes shall not cease to be legal tender till November 11 for providing public convenience in carrying out certain emergency and urgent transactions. (more...)
Federal court orders bottled water delivered to Flint residents Federal court orders bottled water delivered to Flint residents
- November 12, 2016

He cites testimony from residents who spoke of confusion about where to pick up the water and how much they were allowed to take, long lines and the cost of transportation needed to take home the heavy bottles. He said he heard testimony that some residents have stopped calling 2-1-1 because of frustrations with the response, and others don't know the service is available . (more...)
Donald Trump champions 'forgotten people' in first tweet as President-elect
- November 12, 2016

He'll begin occupying the office on January 20. After that, Melania largely disappeared from the campaign trail. Early on Wednesday morning, protests erupted on seven of the nine UC campuses following the announcement of Trump's victory, with students marching as they shouted "Fuck Trump", brandished Mexican flags and burned Trump piñatas. (more...)
Yahoo Knew Of Massive Data Breach In 2014 Yahoo Knew Of Massive Data Breach In 2014
- November 11, 2016

San Francisco - Yahoo is investigating a new claim that user account data was obtained by a hacker, the latest security challenge for the company as it prepares for the planned acquisition of its core web services by Verizon Communications. (more...)
Muni Bond Week in Review: Yields jump like crazy
- November 11, 2016

US inflation expectations as measured by five-year inflation swap contracts jumped in the wake of Trump's victory to 2.38 percent on Wednesday - the highest level since July last year - from 2.24 percent the day before. Buying from indirect bidders, a category that includes foreign central banks, was the lowest since 2015. This can create larger fiscal deficits, putting pressure on USA government yields to rise, perhaps delay the anticipated December rate hike from the Fed, and give a boost to ... (more...)
Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce worldwide Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce worldwide
- November 10, 2016

Twitter ended the quarter with $3.7 billion in cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities. Twitter had 3,860 employees globally as of June. Commenting on the development, Dorsey disclosed that the company oversees a significant opportunity to increase growth as we continue to improve the core service. (more...)
Clinton Focuses On Healing, Trump On Emails In Final Hours Clinton Focuses On Healing, Trump On Emails In Final Hours
- November 10, 2016

Comey's letter said that the FBI chose to continue its investigation after finding correspondence relevant to Clinton on a computer belonging to New York's former Democratic Rep. Christie says he thinks Trump will defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton Tuesday because the momentum is on his side and the country wants change. "We've got to vote and we've got to win", Trump said. (more...)
Leafs 'embarrassed' by Kings in blowout loss Leafs 'embarrassed' by Kings in blowout loss
- November 10, 2016

The Maple Leafs have a chance to string some wins together. "At the top end of the draft they've added lottery players, so they're all looked on or should be as good teams because of the skill sets that those kids bring". Nearly two minutes later, Toffoli finished off an odd-man rush for the 3-0 lead. Carter added two more goals for the Kings less than five minutes apart a short while later. (more...)
ASTI teachers industrial action closes 60% of Irish secondary schools ASTI teachers industrial action closes 60% of Irish secondary schools
- November 09, 2016

The schools affected by the refusal of teachers to carry out substitution and supervision duties are: Scoil Chríost Rí and St Mary's CBS, both Portlaoise; Coláiste Iosagáin, Portarlington; Mountmellick Community School; Mountrath Community School; Heywood College, Ballinakill; Knockbeg College. (more...)
Nigel Farage Set To Lead March on Parliament Against Brexit Court Ruling Nigel Farage Set To Lead March on Parliament Against Brexit Court Ruling
- November 09, 2016

He added that a parliamentary debate could see MPs demanding that triggering article 50 – the European Union exit clause – be linked to a commitment by Britain to negotiating to stay in the European Union single market, which would be contrary to the ‘hard Brexit Prime Minister Theresa May has been tending towards. (more...)
Donald Trump Ad Calls Anthony Weiner 'Pervert'
- November 08, 2016

The poll , compiled by Langer Research Associates, said that the dimming support may be "a possible impact of the renewed controversy over her use of a private email server while secretary of state". "I do not believe that he is in any way trying to influence the election one way or another". The new emails were found on a computer he shared with Abedin, one of Clinton's closest advisors. (more...)
Philippine: Duterte Says All Foreign Troops Out
- November 07, 2016

Duterte also showed a newspaper headline reading "Duterte sparking global distress - US", adding "I did not start this fight", and insisting that he was not going to allow the US to treat his country "like a dog with a leash". TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and acknowledged the importance of their alliances with the USA, after the tough-talking Rodrigo Duterte said he wants his country to be free of foreign ... (more...)
Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit
- November 07, 2016

Officers and colleagues salute at the scene where a West Valley City police officer died after he was struck by a vehicle during a chase Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in West Valley City, Utah. The officer, whose name has not been released, died at the scene. Less than a minute later, an officer called for medical help for Brotherson. However, the chief said it was not yet clear if the suspects deliberately hit Brotherson. (more...)
Gov. Mike Pence campaigns in Holland ahead of Election Day Gov. Mike Pence campaigns in Holland ahead of Election Day
- November 07, 2016

She promised to continue the policies of President Barack Obama and accused the Trump of trying to destroy Obama's legacy. Congressman Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, hit the campaign trail this week for Trump, but fellow west Michigan Republican Reps. (more...)
African-American vote now not solid enough, Obama says African-American vote now not solid enough, Obama says
- November 07, 2016

The key to black liberation may not lie in mainstream politics, and certainly not with Clinton or Trump. Alveda King, a niece of Martin Luther King, announced that she had already voted for him; her uncle might have done so too, she reckoned, out of concern for family breakdown. (more...)
Authorities to hold press conference in case of Kayla Gomez-Orozco Authorities to hold press conference in case of Kayla Gomez-Orozco
- November 07, 2016

Investigators say they will stay on scene throughout the night and are working to get more search warrants. Police say the body of 10-year-old Kayla Gomez was found Saturday night along a highway in Bullard - which is about 15 miles south of Tyler. (more...)
Is FBI Director James Comey's Last-Minute Election Chicanery Working? Is FBI Director James Comey's Last-Minute Election Chicanery Working?
- November 06, 2016

Media captionUS election: Why are Clinton and Trump so unpopular? They point at Bernie Sander's poll defying win over Clinton in the spring primary as proof it can happen. "What would your life be like if he were in the White House?" Campaign officials said the ads are not only created to shore up Clinton's standing in Virginia but also give a boost to Democratic congressional candidates. (more...)
Plane Carrying GOP VP Nominee Mike Pence Skids Off LaGuardia Runway
- November 06, 2016

VP candidate Pence was scheduled to attend a fundraiser at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Thursday but cancelled after his plane skids off the runway, MSNBC reports . Pence was due to campaign in Pennsylvania and North Carolina on Friday, and the campaign said his schedule would go forward as planned. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonThe Federal Aviation Administration began studying the technology in the early 1990s in conjunction with the University of Dayton, the Port Authority of NY and New ... (more...)
Though Fed leaves key rate alone, it hints at coming hike Though Fed leaves key rate alone, it hints at coming hike
- November 06, 2016

Tim Graf, head of macro strategy for Europe at State Street Global Markets, says the Fed "looks to be waiting for the U.S. election to pass before turning their well-telegraphed intentions to hike rates into action". "There is some value in the central bank waiting for the election outcome, not that they're trying to support one candidate". One suspects this election could take a bitter turn and the financial markets would not know where to look. (more...)
India vs England: James Anderson to return for third Test in Mohali?
- November 05, 2016

Speaking ahead of the daunting five-Test tour of India, which gets under way with the first Test in Rajkot on November 9, Bayliss told the European Central Bank website: "We were outplayed by the opposition". England are the last team to win a Test series in India when they beat the hosts 2-1 in a four-match series in 2012. England arrive in Mumbai on Wednesday and will not practice until Saturday, before travelling to Rajkot the following day and having two more days in the nets before ... (more...)
Garda Commissioner accused of making empty threats about tomorrow's Garda strike Garda Commissioner accused of making empty threats about tomorrow's Garda strike
- November 05, 2016

Member of the force have to accept these recommendations before any further planned strikes are also called off. Vice President of the Garda Representative Association Jim Mulligan, says their dispute wouldn't have escalated, if the Government had used the Labour Court sooner. (more...)
Where does Cubs-Indians World Series Game 7 rank in sports history?
- November 04, 2016

This franchise has its own demons to deal with, even if they're not as well publicized as the Cubs' . The team's story of overcoming more than a century of futility to earn a title also probably brought in casual fans and viewers who never watch baseball during the regular season . (more...)
NY Mets pitcher faces domestic violence charge in New Jersey NY Mets pitcher faces domestic violence charge in New Jersey
- November 03, 2016

Familia caused "bodily injury to another", according to court papers. Police responded to the incident in Fort Lee at 2:22 a.m. after receiving calls about a dispute. A Facebook page that appears to belong to the pro athlete is under the name Jeurys Familia Mojica. Familia, 27, is an All-Star relief pitcher for the Mets. (more...)
Gold breaks above $1300/oz on United States election worries
- November 03, 2016

Gold for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange touched an intraday peak of $1,300.75 a troy ounce, a level not seein since October 4. Investors have been boosting their holdings in bullion-backed exchange-traded funds. "What's driving all of this is that (Republican candidate) Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton at a very rapid rate post the developments in the email server saga", said Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at OANDA. (more...)
Boeing, Airbus' competition in China heats up Boeing, Airbus' competition in China heats up
- November 03, 2016

It said it has already received commitments from 21 customers for 517 planes. A global effort to assess potential suppliers is now under way, said COMAC, which is separately pushing its own C919 narrow-body passenger jet towards a long-delayed maiden flight, now aimed for the end of 2016 or early 2017. (more...)
Euro zone factory growth at near three-year high in October - PMI
- November 03, 2016

The latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index showed a reading of 54.3 in the month, down slightly from the 55.5 reading in September but higher than the 50 point that separates growth from contraction. "Data also suggested that a decline in worldwide demand contributed to the overall decrease in incoming new orders", IHS Markit said. This was highlighted by a further rise in total new orders in October, with the rate of growth quickening to a 27-month record. (more...)
CenturyLink buys Level 3 in big telecom tie-up
- November 01, 2016

CenturyLink's on-net buildings will grow by 75% to 75,000, which includes 10,000 buildings in EMEA and Latin America. "The combined company would have 500,000 route miles of fiber", Wirbel estimated. The transaction's $66.50 per share valuation is based on Centurylink $28.00 per share reference price. It helps run high-bandwidth internet connections for companies. (more...)
Reaffirms Reaffirms "Underweight" Rating for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX)
- November 01, 2016

A total of 26,308,093 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 20.72M shares. Overall, 2 research analysts have rated the stock with a Sell rating, 6 research analysts have assigned a Hold rating and 3 research analysts have given a Buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Monday last day to request a mail ballot in Boulder County Monday last day to request a mail ballot in Boulder County
- November 01, 2016

According to CNN , Trump said that he is "skeptical" that the state will treat mail-in ballots fairly and count them the same as other ballots. To win the White House, a number of projections show Trump must win Colorado. Voters in Colorado are receiving their ballots by mail this year. "I don't really trust the whole mailing in your ballot thing", he said . "We know Trump has promised that he'll appoint Supreme Court justices who will overturn marriage equality and that he will repeal ... (more...)

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