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Global Rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes in Kenner
Author: 0 Rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes in Kenner

WWLTV in New Orleans reported that Jefferson Parish officials said the explosion occurred around 7:20 p.m. Kenner Police Department spokesman Brian McGregor said that there were " a lot of injuries ", with at least six confirmed and more expected.

Global India keep an edge, lead 3-1 against Pakistan
Author: 0 India keep an edge, lead 3-1 against Pakistan

India, with two comprehensive wins against Japan (5-1) and Bangladesh (7-0) lead the points-table in Group A with 6 points, while Pakistan have managed 4 through a win against B'desh and a draw with Japan. However, India didn't let Pakistan come back into the match and pressurised them with three penalty corners in the late minutes. India might again face Pakistan, but not before the final.

Global 2 in ICU after eating aboard Tejas Express
Author: 0 2 in ICU after eating aboard Tejas Express

An IRCTC spokesperson said, "First, a group of seven passengers complained and were attended to by the on-board supervisor". Numerous passengers travelling in C-1, C-2, C-5 and C-7 coaches suffered from uneasiness, while some others were vomiting and suffering from loose motions.

Global Iraqi Army on alert for attack on Kirkuk
Author: 0 Iraqi Army on alert for attack on Kirkuk

Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and allied militia are locked in a tense armed standoff with Kurdish forces in the oil-rich province amid a sharp row between the central government in Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq. An Iraqi military spokesman denied the KRG claim. Al-Abadi said he had no plans for military operations in Kirkuk and was focused on recapturing the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq, near the western border with Syria.

Global DOJ to Mayor Kenney: Philly's 'sanctuary' policies violate federal law
Author: 0 DOJ to Mayor Kenney: Philly's 'sanctuary' policies violate federal law

There is a chapter in the New Orleans Police Department operations manual that states officers "shall not make inquiries into an individual's immigration status, except as authorized by this chapter". "In August, the city filed a lawsuit in federal court that is pending before Judge Baylson, in which we oppose other conditions hastily and illegitimately added to JAG grants for 2017, as well as the Section 1373 certification requirements", Tulante said.

Global 40 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast
Author: 0 40 killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

Police fear many casualties after vehicle bomb explodes outside a hotel on a busy junction in the centre of Somali capital. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for Saturday's blast, the Shabab has often targeted high-profile areas of Mogadishu with deadly bombings.

Author: 0 Hertha Berlin 'takes a knee' in solidarity with NFL players

On Twitter , the club said: " Hertha BSC stands for tolerance and responsibility!" Hertha did so with their message being "for an open-minded world". "I've been here for 21 years, and we've always been against discrimination of any kind and against racism". And so the team from Berlin took a knee before their match against Schalke inside the Olympiastadion, the same stadium where Adolf Hitler watched his athletes compete in the 1936 Summer Olympics, 81 years ago.

Author: 0 Republican Collins will stay in US Senate, focused on healthcare

On Friday, she said, "The hands-on nature of governor very much appeals to me". She said on Friday that remaining in the Senate would allow her to use her powerful voice in reforming the U.S healthcare system. Collins was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996, and she has remained as one of Maine's representatives in Washington , D.C. since then. "She has been a champion for the state of Maine for more than two decades and I consider it a great privilege to serve with her - and to be her friend".

Global Child marriage is the same as rape, says India's highest court
Author: 0 Child marriage is the same as rape, says India's highest court

The petition contended that this created a dichotomy as the age of consent was 18 years and it also defeated the objective of Prohibition of Child Marriage Act. They have also referred to the provisions of the POCSO Act and said these were contrary to the IPC provision. She also called for a free access to secondary education for girls.

Global Beyonce's New Video for
Author: 0 Beyonce's New Video for "Freedom" Features Girls From All Over the World

And defiant definitely comes to mind while watching these girls express themselves through the magic and power of Beyoncé . "In addition, close to 100 million girls are not protected against child marriage under the laws of their countries", said a research from Save the Children and the World Bank .

Global Swiss open probe against Al-Khelaifi
Author: 0 Swiss open probe against Al-Khelaifi

Prosecutors claim that Valcke accepted the bribes from Al-Khelaifi with the intention of awarding media rights to "certain countries" for the World Cups due to be held in 2026 and 2030. The scandal unseated top leaders at FIFA, whose full name is the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, and cast a shadow over the World Cup, the planet's most popular sporting event.

Global Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying record from 1893
Author: 0 Ophelia becomes a hurricane, tying record from 1893

It is now around 760 miles south-west of the Portuguese Azore islands, whipping up 75mph winds as it trundles eastwards. "There is a lot of uncertainty as to the exact evolution and movement of this weather system during the coming four days, but storm-force winds, outbreaks of heavy rain, and very high seas are threatened".

Global Liberia heads to the polls in high-stakes presidential race
Author: 0 Liberia heads to the polls in high-stakes presidential race

Liberia with an estimated population of 4.5 million has 2.18 million registered voters for the elections which were held in 2,080 polling centres nationwide. As Liberians head to the polls to elect their new president, the rest of Africa is sending farewell messages to the first democratically elected African female President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, whose second term comes to an end in a week's time.

Global Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout
Author: 0 Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout

Thousands of people waving Turkish and Serbian flags lined the streets of Novi Pazar, in the Sandzak region, where Erdogan arrived with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. "But, I have the courage to say I will work in the interest of all nations", he said. President Erdogan Tuesday sought to personally blame U.S. Ambassador John Bass for the tensions.

Global Air Force Commandos Killed During Encounter In Kashmir's Bandipora
Author: 0 Air Force Commandos Killed During Encounter In Kashmir's Bandipora

In the ensuing encounter, so far, two militants have been killed and their identity are being ascertained. The commandos were reportedly operating with the army for operational experience and training. The Garud commandos, who are from a special unit of the IAF, sustained critical injuries and died later. He had recently carried out an attack on a Special Police Officer and his seven-year-old son at Handwara, they had said and added that Khalid was an A++ category top ranking terrorist and ...

Global 'Monopoly Man' photobombs former Equifax CEO during hearing on massive data breach
Author: 0 'Monopoly Man' photobombs former Equifax CEO during hearing on massive data breach

Smith appeared before the House energy and commerce ommittee on Tuesday , where he expressed his remorse and desire to made things right, but had frequent testy exchanges with lawmakers. Equifax is trying to help consumers while also fixing its security systems, he said. Anyone who watched video footage of the hearing, which was streaming live on the Committee's website, surely noticed a striking figure peering behind Smith, nearly over his shoulder.

Global Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail
Author: 0 Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail

The social media giant, along with Twitter and Alphabet (Google), has been invited to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees about Russian efforts to impact the election using social media on November 1. Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. The meeting with Reps. On Wednesday, she also met with other top Democratic and Republican lawmakers - including a session with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and another meeting with ...

Global Hillary Clinton calls Trump the most risky president in USA history
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton calls Trump the most risky president in USA history

What will you say to fill the void and change the standard", Dunham wrote, adding that men are too embarrassed to come forward and denounce such actions. In a statement, Weinstein did not deny the allegations and apologized for his behavior. The offices of former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden declined to comment as well.

Global Kenya election thrown into turmoil as top opposition candidate withdraws
Author: 0 Kenya election thrown into turmoil as top opposition candidate withdraws

The Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's August re-election citing illegalities in the August 8 vote and the electoral commission's refusal to allow scrutiny of its computer system. "If you do not want elections, step aside so that the country can move forward", declared Kenyatta. It said while the United States did not back any party or candidate, it fully supports the work of an election board.

Global Takeaways set the tone for Spartans in victory over Wolverines
Author: 0 Takeaways set the tone for Spartans in victory over Wolverines

Saturday night, we learned that Michigan still has a Michigan State problem. It's the Spartans' eighth win in 10 games against the Wolverines , and it's their second in three tries against Jim Harbaugh . The Spartans led 14-3 at halftime. MSU's special teams had major issues early in the third quarter to cost the Spartans field position, first Andre Welch's east-and-west kickoff return that included a hold to start them at their own 7 to begin the second half.

Global 13th person from Hollywood nursing home dies, lawyer says
Author: 0 13th person from Hollywood nursing home dies, lawyer says

On Sept. 13, eight residents died and other residents were evacuated from the facility. The state Agency for Health Care Administration acted after eight residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died September 13, three days after Hurricane Irma knocked out the facility's air conditioning.

Global EPA to kill Obama-era clean power plan
Author: 0 EPA to kill Obama-era clean power plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was also present at the event and said that withdrawal from the Clean Power Plan would relax burdens that environmental regulations impose on the economy. The past administration was unapologetic. And they are still pushing the Trump administration to be creative now. It was put on hold by the Supreme Court in 2016 to allow litigation against it to proceed.

Global Oppn demands probe into junior Shah's business
Author: 0 Oppn demands probe into junior Shah's business

Will you ask them to arrest them? "The article makes false, derogatory and defamatory imputation against me by creating in the minds of right- thinking people an impression that my business owes its "success' to my father Shri Amitbhai Shah's political position ...

Global Catalonia independence: Spanish bonds fall on backtrack hopes
Author: 0 Catalonia independence: Spanish bonds fall on backtrack hopes

Hundreds of thousands of flag-waving demonstrators, calling themselves a "silent majority", packed central Barcelona on Sunday to protest against the plan, which has sparked the country's worst political crisis in a generation. A top Catalan official says the regional government is willing to talk to the central government, blaming Madrid for the impasse, even as other officials in Barcelona hint at pursuing a more drawn out declaration of independence, lasting perhaps weeks or months.

Global Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation

Armando Sadiku headed against the left-hand post, but moments of danger were fleeting for Spain and, with its qualification confirmed, it can reflect on an extremely impressive campaign and look ahead to Russian Federation 2018 with questions about Pique's global future put to one side after the early whistles were drowned out.

Global Assured Guaranty pulls Puerto Rico lawsuit, cites hurricane
Author: 0 Assured Guaranty pulls Puerto Rico lawsuit, cites hurricane

Whether it's with patrol or helping them in any way they need. As of Friday, about 90 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power, while the death toll has climbed to 36 since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20. Guzman praised the outreach pouring from campus organizations looking to collaborate, such as the Mexican American Student Organization. Puerto Rico officials continue to work closely with the Defense Department, the and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and ...

Global London police release man arrested after auto accident near Natural History Museum
Author: 0 London police release man arrested after auto accident near Natural History Museum

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of risky driving and taken to hospital for treatment, along with eight other people. The arrested man was among nine people taken to hospital for treatment, police said. He said three female passengers in the auto told him it was a private-hire taxi. Security is high in Britain after five terror attacks since March - four of them in London and one in Manchester - with the bloodshed claiming 35 lives.

Author: 0 Nate could drop more than 1 inch of rain in Lancaster County

Saturday featured 80-degree sunshine, while Sunday saw the arrival of a tropical air mass with oppressive July-like humidity levels. The remnants of Nate - the hurricane-turned-tropical depression - will keep CT wet Monday . Minor urban flooding is possible with rainfall amounts in the 1-3 inch range. There will be another chance for showers Thursday . Despite a subpar day, temperatures will still manage to warm into the mid-80s, about 10° to 15° above average.

Global Theresa May will urge European Union to be flexible over Brexit talks
Author: 0 Theresa May will urge European Union to be flexible over Brexit talks

Meanwhile, she has so far failed to persuade Brussels to start talks on Britain's future relationship with the European Union, six months after setting a two-year clock ticking on Britain's exit from the bloc. Britain's ruling Conservatives barred two of their own lawmakers in the European Parliament after they broke the party whip and voted for a motion demanding London do more to meet EU demands in Brexit talks.

Global Ram Rahim moves HC against rape verdict
Author: 0 Ram Rahim moves HC against rape verdict

Honeypreet is now spending her time in Panchkula police lock-up which even lacks a ceiling fan. The statements of all five Dera supporters - Rakesh, Chamkaur Singh, Dan Singh, Dilawar and Surinder Singh - have been videographed by the police.

Global Huskers can't keep momentum against Badgers
Author: 0 Huskers can't keep momentum against Badgers

We pride ourselves on being a smart offense running back group. "I thought we executed up front", Badgers coach Paul Chryst said. What Taylor did was all too familiar for the Cornhuskers . Cornhuskers QB Tanner Lee's tipped-ball interception in the first quarter was his 10th in six games, tops in FBS. The Badgers, though, would strike right back on the first play of their ensuing possession when Taylor ran around the right side to go 75 yards to the house.

Author: 0 Newton leads Panthers to road win over Lions

The first quarter seemed to relay the notion of how evenly matched these two teams are as both teams hit in a deadlock. Wide receiver Devin Funchess will tell you it starts with the offensive line , which is giving Newton time to throw even though he was sacked three times by the Lions .

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