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Chinese opiate manufacturer indicted in South Mississippi

Chinese opiate manufacturer indicted in South Mississippi Yan, the Justice Department alleged, operated websites selling fentanyl directly to USA customers, and he also ran at least two chemical plants in China that were capable of producing tons of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues. The U.S. Justice Department charged Xiaobing Yan with distributing "a multitude of drugs, including synthetic cathinones and cannabinoids, as well as synthetic opioids", Rosen... [Full Article...]

Trump tries to destroy ACA through mismanagement

Trump tries to destroy ACA through mismanagement Indeed, the subsidies play a critical role in the ACA structure, helping to defray copays and deductibles for people with low-to-modest incomes. Those are reductions insurers are legally required to make. Those policies would have lower costs, fewer benefits, and less government protection. The Obama administration said those policies couldn't last more than three months; Trump's order extends tha... [Full Article...]

Blumenthal Joins Call for FCC Response to Trump

Blumenthal Joins Call for FCC Response to Trump The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Trump criticized NBC News after a handful of reports from the outlet, especially one earlier this month that said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had called Trump a "moron". [Full Article...]

'How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?'

'How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?' Around 6 millions Jews were systematically murdered during the genocide instigated under Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany before and during World War II. "Take it down", it tweeted . 'The intent of the poll was to highlight ignorance of the basic facts of the Holocaust. In 2016, GQ interviewed him and referred to him as a social media maestro who ran Taye Diggs' Twitter account, being behind the ... [Full Article...]

Former PDP sarpanch shot dead in Shopian

Former PDP sarpanch shot dead in Shopian Vaid tweeted. According to the police, three militants had turned up at the PDP worker's house Monday night. "Soon after the incident, fire tenders along with the police team rushed to the spot to douse off the flames", he said. "Its a shameless act", he said. The police confirmed that a mob , mainly instigated by over ground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen, attacked Sheikh's house while his fam... [Full Article...]

Pilot dies in military jet crash at base near Madrid

The EF-18, a modified F/A-18 Hornet, was from the 12th wing of the Spanish Air Force, reports El Mundo . In the aftermath of the crash, witnesses and local media posted pictures from the scene, showing huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air. [Full Article...]

Whatever CPM does, they won't be able to destroy BJP: Amit Shah

Whatever CPM does, they won't be able to destroy BJP: Amit Shah BJP National president Amit Shah said whatever CPM did, they won't be able to destroy the ideologies of the BJP or RSS. When Malayalam filmmaker Kamal took a stand against the arrest of those who did not stand up for the national anthem during the International Film Festival of Kerala , of which he was one of the organisers, he was trolled by the right-wing brigade who asked him to "Go to ... [Full Article...]

Harley-Davidson's Q3 earnings down

They expect this year's earnings to fall -44.44% year-over-year to $0.45, followed by 22.22% growth in the next year to $0.55. Harley-Davidson Inc. The firm now has a $56.00 price objective on the stock. Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) has risen 20.11% since October 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, hitting $56.28. [Full Article...]

Zuma Re-Shuffles Cabinet, Fires Minister

Zuma Re-Shuffles Cabinet, Fires Minister The South African Communist Party is of the view that the only motive behind the cabinet reshuffling was to remove Blade Nzimande. Nzimande has been a strong critic of Zuma for his alleged involvement in a series of corruption scandals. The sacking of Nzimande has been anticipated for some time as he actively supports a growing call for Zuma to resign. The leader of South Africa's opposition D... [Full Article...]

Surface Book 2 flies higher with eighth-gen Core and Pascal

Surface Book 2 flies higher with eighth-gen Core and Pascal That's the exact same staring price as the original, and $200 more than a MacBook Pro . The 15-inch will only be available in the United States. Of course, to house that additional power, Microsoft seems to have made the slightly larger keyboard base employed in the Surface Book i7 model of previous year the default frame for both Surface Book 2 models. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Lawsuit Seeks iPhone Ban in China

The three nonstandard essential patents involved in the case include power savings and Force Touch technologies that are part of current iPhone models, a Qualcomm spokesperson said . The inventions were described as "a few examples of the many Qualcomm technologies that Apple uses to improve its devices and increase its profits" by Christine Trimble, a Qualcomm spokesperson. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom hate crime cases rise by a third

United Kingdom hate crime cases rise by a third The report also noted that race hate crimes, which made up the vast bulk of all hate crimes, had increased after a man drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London killing four people before stabbing a policeman to death outside parliament. [Full Article...]

'Nuclear war may break out any moment', says North Korea

'Nuclear war may break out any moment', says North Korea North Korea has once again warned the United States against its "hostile activities", saying a nuclear war may break out anytime if Washington does not stop provocation against Pyongyang. The crux of the ongoing crisis in the Korean peninsula has been Pyongyang's continuous quest to achieve nuclear and missile capability that will enable level playing field for them. [Full Article...]

Ophelia: Man dies in 'chainsaw accident' in Ireland during storm

Ophelia: Man dies in 'chainsaw accident' in Ireland during storm She said crews have begun to work on assessing the damage. There was a further report of a landslip on the line and commuters were warned poor road conditions could further hit rail replacement services. "Every part of Ireland is affected by this", she said. Hurricane Ophelia is causing disruption across the United Kingdom and Ireland, leaving thousands of homes without power. [Full Article...]

Dubai police introduces hoverbikes for officers

Dubai police introduces hoverbikes for officers While Russian military contractors are hard at work perfecting a version of the Goblin Glider from Spider-Man, and the American military continues to research a design for a hoverbike for troops to ride into battle , the United Arab Emirates is ahead of the pack in getting people up into the air, albeit by cheating a little. [Full Article...]

'I Do Believe Cuba Is Responsible'

'I Do Believe Cuba Is Responsible' During a press conference at the White House, Trump said he believes Cuba is responsible for the alleged attacks, although there is an ongoing investigation and the State Department itself does not know who or what caused the symptoms claimed by the diplomats. [Full Article...]

Raqqa 'execution square' captured by Kurd forces as IS capitualtes

Raqqa 'execution square' captured by Kurd forces as IS capitualtes A group of militia fighters and commanders clasped their arms round each other, smiling, in a battle-scarred landscape of rubble and ruined buildings at a public square. Fighting on Monday night and Tuesday has focused on Raqqa's National Hospital and the nearby city stadium, two central positions in which it was well entrenched. [Full Article...]

Merkel's party loses election in German state of Lower Saxony

Merkel's party loses election in German state of Lower Saxony Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) scored a much-needed victory in a regional election Sunday, following a crushing defeat in last month's national election. Merkel's center-right party came out top in last month's national election, but formal talks on forming a coalition were put on hold until after Lower Saxony's vote. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, China, US meet on Afghanistan, without Taliban

Pakistan, China, US meet on Afghanistan, without Taliban The first quadrilateral meet was held between Afghanistan , Pakistan, China and U.S. on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia Summit in 2015, and following that, four other meetings were held in Kabul and Islamabad. "The meeting is aimed to review Pakistan's commitments on talks (peace) that had been made at previous meetings", said Mustaghni. Amin Waqad - a close aide to Afghan President Ashr... [Full Article...]

32 killed, over 200 wounded in Afghan police centre attack

32 killed, over 200 wounded in Afghan police centre attack The attack targeted a police training centre attached to the headquarters in Gardez , the capital of Paktia province, officials said. A separate attack in a neighbouring province on Tuesday left 15 security forces dead and 12 wounded, as militants step up their offensives following a ratcheting up in U.S. [Full Article...]


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