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GM Reaches $120m Settlement With States Over Switches

GM Reaches $120m Settlement With States Over Switches The settlement concludes the state investigations. The settlement also addresses additional GM recalls that involved unintended rotation of ignition switches. The company ended up recalling more than 30 million vehicles worldwide. Of its share, $350,000 would go into the AG's Consumer Protection Fund, and the rest into the state's "rainy day, " or General Fund. [Full Article...]

Beijing says United States should 'abandon biased views' of China

Beijing says United States should 'abandon biased views' of China Tillerson, who will visit India next week, described India as America's partner and said Washington can not have the same relationship with "non-democratic" Beijing as it has with New Delhi. Healthy relations between China and the United States are good for the people of both nations and are expected by the Asia-Pacific region, he added. [Full Article...]

Millions worldwide taking part in 2017 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

Millions worldwide taking part in 2017 Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills At exactly 10:19am everyone is asked to drop, cover and hold on . A total of 2.7 million people participated in the Great ShakeOut nationwide, including 2.7 million in Missouri. Hundreds of aftershocks would follow, a few of them almost as big as the original event, according to the USGS. The Board of Supervisors today proclaimed this week as quake and Tsunami Preparedness week, and ShakeOut ... [Full Article...]

46% think media make up stories about Trump

46% think media make up stories about Trump President Trump regularly accuses much of the USA media of fabricating reports about him, and it appears nearly half of Americans believe that to be true. He's been particularly irked the past few weeks after NBC News published a story that claimed his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called him a "moron" and wanted to resign this summer. [Full Article...]

WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump

WH: 'Appalling and Disgusting' for Congresswoman to Politicize Widow's Talk with Trump The president also came under fire on Wednesday after reportedly telling the widow of a soldier killed in combat that her husband "knew what he signed up for" in a phone call. She said she was in the vehicle when the call happened. Some Gold Star families who lost members in wartime told AP of acts of kindness from Mr Obama and George W Bush when those commanders in chief consoled them. [Full Article...]

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today

White Nationalist, Richard Spencer, to Speak at UF Today Spencer, whose last major public appearance with other white nationalists ended with a riot in Charlottesville, Va., this year, was expected to speak during the afternoon at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on an isolated corner of the campus. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension

Minnesota Gets A One Year Real ID Extension The extension gives the division time to develop procedures, hire staff and purchase equipment needed to implement REAL ID , she said. More information about what documents will be required is available on PennDOT's Driver and Vehicle Services website . [Full Article...]

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending The CIA reckons this normally lasts for maybe one or two days. According to a news release on the CIA's website, K-9 Lulu was dropped from the CIA's fall 2017 " puppy class" for dogs being trained to detect explosive odors . Thank you, CIA , for having Lulu's best interests at heart'. The agency described the decision to drop Lulu from the program as "extremely hard". [Full Article...]

White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense

White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense Kelly said he was so stunned and brokenhearted by a Congresswoman's criticism of Trump's phone call to a Gold Star family that he went to Arlington National Cemetery to walk among the "stones" of the nation's heroes. The Florida Democratic congresswoman said she overheard the call on speakerphone while traveling with Myeshia Johnson , the wife of Sgt. Kelly did say that he believed phone calls ... [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates The party's central election committee had met on October 15 to discuss the candidates but did not announce the names, leading to speculation that there might have been disagreement on some names. According to the Congress' list, Virbhadra Singh, who represented Shimla Rural in the outgoing assembly, will contest from Arki and the state party chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will from Nadaun. [Full Article...]

10000-15000 Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours

10000-15000 Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh in 48 hours Myanmar's government has said it was responding to attacks by Muslim insurgents, but the United Nations and others have said the response was disproportionate. The video showed thousands upon thousands of Rohingya trudging along a narrow strip of land alongside what appears to a rain-swollen creek in the Palong Khali area in southern Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Hawaii judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

Hawaii judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban A federal judge in Maryland has blocked President Donald Trump's new travel ban, finding it still tainted by religious discrimination. The ban had broad restrictions on immigration from North Korea, Syria, and Somalia, creating an exception for Iranian students upon enhanced screening, and barring entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from Chad, Libya and Yemen on business, tourist or business-tou... [Full Article...]

Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast

Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast The Balochistan area has constantly been on the target of miscreants. Quetta Police chief Abdur Razak Cheema said auto was detonated by bomb, security forces of vehicle, four policemen on vehicle, and two people who passed road during explosion of vehicle lost ir lives. [Full Article...]

Wounded Mandalay Bay Security Guard Gives 1st Media Interview On 'Ellen'

Wounded Mandalay Bay Security Guard Gives 1st Media Interview On 'Ellen' For the first time we're hearing from the man who potentially helped save hundreds of lives during the Las Vegas massacre . A hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people told a us television talk show on Wednesday that he heard drilling before the shooter began spraying a hallway with hundreds of rapid-fire rounds. [Full Article...]

Bobcaygeon feels great connection to late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie

Bobcaygeon feels great connection to late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie After three decades of making music with his former high school mates, Downie's doctors made public his condition in May 2016, saying he had rebounded after undergoing surgery and chemotherapy but that the cancer was "incurable", prompting an outpouring of support. [Full Article...]

IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigns, calls election a sham

IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigns, calls election a sham Mr. Chebukati says he has given credence to this view and has given the politicians the "yellow card". The Supreme Court on September 1 ordered the IEBC to carry out repeat poll after annulling the presidential owing to "irregularities and illegalities" undertaken by officials. [Full Article...]

Total sticks with Iran deal if US imposes sanctions: CEO

Ayatollah Khamenei said he welcomed expressions of support for the accord from European states but if the U.S. tore up the deal, Iran would "shred it to bits". Why do you have missiles yourselves? "We welcome such stances, but it is not enough that they only ask the USA not to scrap the deal", Ayatollah Khamenei added, noting that the JCPOA is to their benefit. [Full Article...]

PM 'bows' to people of Gujarat ahead of visit

PM 'bows' to people of Gujarat ahead of visit PM Modi also claimed that victorious battle will emerge in Gujarat . State Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on the occasion announced zero percent interest on farm loans up to 3 lakh rupees to 25 lakh farmers of the state. In riot-ravaged Gujarat , he appealed to the asmita of 5 crore Gujaratis and said that outsiders are tried to defame them. Lashing out at Congress for opposing GST , the Prime... [Full Article...]

U.S. shooter kills three at Maryland business park

U.S. shooter kills three at Maryland business park Police said they had been searching for a Dodge Charger in connection with the shooting, but located and eliminated it as a vehicle of interest. Police say the suspect is 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince and may be found driving a 2008 Black Chevy Acadia with a DE tag, PC064273. [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 Distance estimates from both the gravitational wave data and other observations agree that GW170817 (the name for the detection) was at the same distance as NGC 4993, about 130m light years from Earth. Already, follow-up observations by telescopes around the world have revealed signatures of recently synthesized material, including gold and platinum. [Full Article...]


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