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by | October 12, 2017 | 09:56

Victor Casillas, 34, was arrested on Tuesday after he tried to extort the unnamed company, which a source identified as the promotional sales app, Ibotta , after they closed multiple accounts he opened to fraudulently "generate referral bonuses", according to the Brooklyn U.S.

by | October 12, 2017 | 09:49

In a role led exclusively by a coat of arms of Generalitat and slogan ' Declaration of representatives of Catalonia ', text ensures that "constitutes Catalan republic, as an independent and sovereign State, of law, democratic and social". The European Union has already said Catalonia would be expelled from the bloc and its shared currency, the euro, if it declares independence. "It was not very straightforward".

by | October 12, 2017 | 08:52

Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the worldwide accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the best way to counter Tehran's malign behavior in the Middle East.

by | October 12, 2017 | 07:56

Detained Senator Leila de Lima's chief of staff, Fhillip Sawali, says their camp rejects the Supreme Court ruling that effectively keeps De Lima in jail . The embattled senator said she will appeal the court ruling and her lawyers will file a motion for reconsideration. The decision means that de Lima will remain detained at Camp Crame, the headquarters of the Philippine National Police, in Manila, where she has awaited trial for almost eight months.

by | October 12, 2017 | 07:35

Hua Hin's municipal "beach police" will target smokers in a move to clean up the resort's beaches as a new rule banning smoking at 20 beaches, nationwide, comes into effect 1 November. "Doing that allows for a high possibility of cigarette butts being dropped in the sand". On Wednesday, a smoking ban has been introduced by Thailand on beaches across the country and those who will be caught violating the law will be facing up to a year in prison.

by | October 12, 2017 | 06:12

Modi sought to bring reformist Deshmukh at par with other icons - Jayaprakash Narayan and Hindutva ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya. At that time, standing shoulder to shoulder with him was Nanaji Deshmukh. He said RBI's Consumer Confidence Survey for September 2017 says 40.7 percent of surveyed people feel that the economic conditions had worsened this year as opposed to 25.3 percent last year, while 33,000 people enter the job market daily, but the Modi government enables only 450 jobs a day.

by | October 12, 2017 | 05:36

Perhaps the Judiciary Committee chairman is deferring to his Leader so that the Kentuckian can get credit for clearing the way for Trump's nominees; he could certainly use some political capital among the conservatives who are more often than not calling for his head .

by | October 12, 2017 | 04:01

This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. The wireless technology company reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.29. QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM ) opened at 58.45 on Monday. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, July 20. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

by | October 12, 2017 | 03:43

Those parliamentarians who "can honestly swear to being unaware" should be taken at their word, the government argued. He argued that of the seven, only Senator Roberts and Mr Ludlam should be given the boot. In the latest Newspoll released on Sunday night, Labor held its lead of 53 to 47 per cent on two-party terms. Some have New Zealand connections. Despite emigrating to Australia before his son was born, New Zealand law made Mr Joyce a Kiwi by descent.

by | October 12, 2017 | 02:26

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. "But we have a good partnership. and that's why having an ongoing constructive relationship between the president and the prime minister is really important".

by | October 12, 2017 | 02:12

Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that truce in the southern de-escalation zone in Syria could be undermined after the relocation of 600 militants and two convoys with medical aid into the area. That attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. Konashenkov added that "the actions of the Pentagon and the coalition require clarification". Russian warplanes have been carrying out intense airstrikes in recent weeks against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, where government forces are ...

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:39

The state's requests for longer extensions during which current licenses would be accepted by the federal government have not yet been granted. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Anne Marie Moy says the agency asked for an extension through March 2019 as the state works to make those compliant licenses available.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:41

In this August 22, 2017 photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Deputy Chief of Staff Kirstjen Nielsen speak together as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. A case challenging some aspects of the president's controversial ban on travelers from certain countries will soon be argued before the Supreme Court.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:21

With the organization of Tropical Storm Ophelia, there have now been 15 named storms this season. 9 around 5 a.m. EDT as the seventeenth, tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season. Ophelia is moving toward the southeast near 5 miles per hour (7 kph), and this general motion is expected to continue during the next day or two. Forecasters expect Ophelia to continue to slowly move on a northeast track before accelerating toward Europe.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:05

A handful of Democrats in Washington have backed proposals to eject Mr. Trump, including an impeachment resolution unveiled by Representative Al Green of Texas, and opinion polls have found considerable support for impeachment among Democratic voters.

by | October 11, 2017 | 23:59

In July, North Korea tested for the first time a missile that could potentially strike most of the continental U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Monday afternoon warned Americans to stop treating President Donald Trump's aggressive stance against North Korea as "just bluster".

by | October 11, 2017 | 23:21

The U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) said in a statement this was the first nighttime American B-1 bomber drill conducted with the two U.S. allies in the region. This came after weeks of taunts by Trump about Kim Jong Un, including a threat to "totally destroy" North Korea , if necessary, to protect the United States and its allies if Pyongyang attacks.

by | October 11, 2017 | 23:08

The unanimous decision by the 100-year-old group's board of directors came after years of requests from families and girls, it said, though the announcement prompted a mostly negative reaction on social media. Leaders can decided if they want to form a den for boys or den for girls. "It is time to make these outstanding leadership development programs available to girls".

by | October 11, 2017 | 23:06

Tellis, 29, faces life in prison without parole if convicted. The horrific circumstances surrounding the former high school cheerleader's death garnered national attention. "Horrific burns, horrific pain", Champion said. Palmer said at least eight first responders heard Chambers say the name "Eric", and also reported she said she didn't know his last name.

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:48

As previously reported, the hotel sent its own armed security team to the 32nd floor after the shooting rampage had ended, with that contingent arriving around the same time as the Las Vegas Police, who were on the floor around 10:17 p.m., two minutes after Paddock had stopped shooting; Paddock was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound when a SWAT team breached the door of his hotel room almost an hour later.

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:07

The suspension also means the PFF will lose its FIFA membership rights and will not benefit from any development programs, courses or training from FIFA or the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The country has not played a full worldwide since a 0-0 draw with Yemen in a World Cup qualifier back in March 2015. The Pakistani football officials including referees would face the axe as they would no longer be able to take part in any of the FIFA or AFC events.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:41

The young foreigner, identified as A. Evangelin, who arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from Chennai has a valid passport and visa. Evangelin has been in India since September 24 and came to Kancheepuram on October 10 from Chennai .

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:28

On September 29, at least 22 commuters were killed in a stampede on a foot overbridge connecting Parel and Elphinstone Road stations of Western Railway . To a question whether it was the railways fault in the incident, Bhakar said, "We can not blame one staffer or department for this incident". The panel recommended shifting of the elevated booking office at the station, besides restricting the movement of commuters, mainly vendors, carrying baskets stuffed with goods during peak hours.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:10

The U.S. and Turkey on Sunday mutually suspended non-immigrant visa services to each other's citizens, a move that has further soured the ties between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Sandzak, where many people consider Bosnia or Turkey - rather than Serbia - as their motherland, has remained peaceful but tense over the years. Turkish authorities, commenting on the arrest of the Consulate General's employee, noted that he had links with the movement of Fethullah Gulen, ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:02

In its first major report on violence in Rakhine state, the UN Human Rights Office said security forces had murdered, raped, tortured, pillaged and burned down Rohingya villages and crops. "Brutal attacks against Rohingya in northern Rakhine State have been well-organized, coordinated and systematic, with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but preventing them from returning to their homes", a United Nations investigation found following interviews with people who have ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 19:34

But legal experts say that transgender people in India are in a odd situation: on the one hand, they are legally recognised and protected under the Constitution, but on the other hand they may have been judged to be breaking the law if they have consensual gay sex.

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:51

Police reports suggest Gruver may have been forced to drink to excess during a game or initiation ritual called "Bible Study" on the night before his death. Phi Delta Theta said in the statement that it would conduct an "internal investigation to completely understand the situation in order to hold all of those who violated its risk management policies accountable for their actions".

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:34

He said Turkish officials had contacted their USA counterparts about the move, which was prompted by the detention last week of a Turkish national working at the U.S. Bass is shortly to leave Turkey after being nominated the United States envoy to Afghanistan and it is traditional for outgoing envoys in Turkey to make valedictory visits to top officials.

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:25

Citing three officials who were in attendance, NBC News reported Wednesday that the president said he wanted to expand the country's arsenal in response to a slide charting its size over the past seven decades. "Bad for country!" Trump said in a Wednesday tweet at 9:55 am ET. According to the report, Trump referenced the peak of 32,000 warheads in the late 1960s and said he wanted to return to that level.

by | October 11, 2017 | 17:52

The International Day of the Girl Child is observed to address all these issues and promote fulfillment of girl's rights and girl's empowerment. A report from World Bank and global charity Save the Children which said that at least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day and in many cases, they are permitted by national law.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:58

Speaking along the same lines, Alibaba is also planning to establish seven new research laboratories in Hangzhou, Beijing, Tel Aviv, San Mateo, Singapore, Moscow, and Bellevue. With our global expansion, we have grown and refined our technology manifold. The company said the programme was geared towards advancing the development of cutting-edge technology , but was also an effort to "make the world more inclusive by narrowing the technology gap".

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:50

He took it down and realized that the hole was actually a camera and immediately called police. Starnes shared a photo from the device with news organizations saying it might help other people recognize the room and come forward if they were unwittingly recorded.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:44

The goal of the score is to separate stocks that are overvalued with those that may be temporarily undervalued. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved -15.03% over the year to date . 32,691 are owned by Pitcairn. The stock of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Bank of America.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:37

Tuesday's operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters. As tensions mount over North Korea and South China Sea, does Asia needs a new diplomatic forum? China is North Korea's neighbour and biggest trading partner.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:22

After the Centre said it had drafted a "management of patients with terminal illness, withdrawal of medical life support bill", the Constitution bench which is examining the issue advised the Centre to constitute a permanent medical board to decide medical cases of passive euthanasia .