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Palestinian arrested in Israel as Facebook translates 'good morning' to 'attack them'

Palestinian arrested in Israel as Facebook translates 'good morning' to 'attack them' The man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of incitement. According to Haaretz , Arabic speakers said the "English transliteration used by Facebook is not an actual word in Arabic but could look like the verb "to hurt"-even though any Arabic speaker could clearly see the transliteration did not match the translation". [Full Article...]

Clinton Campaign, DNC Helped Pay for the Steele Dossier

Clinton Campaign, DNC Helped Pay for the Steele Dossier The opposition research firm behind the Trump dossier says that a House Intelligence Committee subpoena seeking its bank records has a good chance of "ruining" its business, as well as of putting its clients' safety at risk. Fusion GPS did not start off looking at Trumps Russia ties, but quickly realized that those relationships would be a fruitful place to start, WaPo reported. [Full Article...]

Second Suspect Charged In Deadly Brooklyn Home Invasion Set To Face Judge

Second Suspect Charged In Deadly Brooklyn Home Invasion Set To Face Judge More details have emerged about 45-year-old Suzette Troutman , who for two years shopped and kept house for the elderly couple. Suzanne Troutman, 46, was arrested yesterday and charged with second-degree murder, assault, and burglary in connection with the October 11th invasion, in which she and Dwayne Blackwood , 27, allegedly used an electrical cord to hog-tie 91-year-old Waldiman Thompson ... [Full Article...]

HIV-positive ex-school aide allegedly sexually assaulted 42 students

HIV-positive ex-school aide allegedly sexually assaulted 42 students Tony Covington, State's Attorney for Charles County, Maryland, in conjunction with Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry and Superintendent of Charles County Public Schools Dr. The State Attorney's office said the charges against Bell include: 22 checks of sexual manhandle of a minor, 19 tallies of second-degree sex offense, 19 tallies of second-degree sex offenses, 7 tallies of third-degree sex offen... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Rescinds Special Ed Guidance

Trump Administration Rescinds Special Ed Guidance The move comes as the agency works to follow through on an executive order signed by President Donald Trump in February requiring the federal government to "to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens ". "Initially, we evaluated the guidance to determine those that were outdated, unnecessary or ineffective". A spokesperson for the Department of Education told TPM Monday that "s$3 tudents with... [Full Article...]

City becomes first in the USA to ban texting and walking

City becomes first in the USA to ban texting and walking For pedestrians , this distraction can cause them to trip, cross roads unsafely or walk into motionless objects such as street signs, doors or walls. According to The New York Times , pedestrian fatalities totaled about 6,000 last year, a 10 percent increase from the previous year. "The information in this report will help states and localities pursue engineering, enforcement and education... [Full Article...]

Rep. Wilson hits back at Trump: Niger is his Benghazi

Rep. Wilson hits back at Trump: Niger is his Benghazi Kelly said the message he received as the father of a fallen soldier was what Trump was trying to convey to Johnson's widow, Myeshia. Last week, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., threatened a subpoena to accelerate the flow of information. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders participated in a forum discussion at George Washington University - Shareblue posted a video excerpt - and was ... [Full Article...]

Labour investigates Jared O'Mara as MPs call for his suspension

Labour investigates Jared O'Mara as MPs call for his suspension Now senior figures from within the party have urged Mr Corbyn to suspend Mr O'Mara with Ms Nandy telling an event in London on Tuesday evening that the party had a "very clear process" for such investigations that "in my view ought to be upheld". [Full Article...]

This is now the most powerful passport in the world

This is now the most powerful passport in the world Singapore attained a visa-free score of 159 in the latest rankings released on Wednesday (Oct 25) by Arton Capital, while Germany obtained a visa-free score of 158. India, which was listed 78th past year, has improved its ranking, figuring at 75th position with a visa-free score of 51. The index says that Singapore passport holders enjoy visa-free access to 173 countries. [Full Article...]

Facebook's translation software got a man wrongly arrested

Facebook's translation software got a man wrongly arrested It was unclear how such a translation error could have been made as there are no apparent similarities between the Arabic expression used for "good morning" and the phrases in Hebrew or English. Most of the university's students of Arabic have reportedly chosen to study at Birzeit University in the West Bank city of Ramallah, requiring them either to reach the Palestinian city via Ben-Gurion airpo... [Full Article...]

Two dead at university in Louisiana; shooter at large

Two dead at university in Louisiana; shooter at large Two men were shot dead Wednesday morning at Grambling State University in northern Louisiana, authorities said. Both of the dead men were from Farmerville, LA. It is not immediately clear as to why Caldwell was present inside the university campus at that hour or what his relation to Andrews is. The campus was not placed on lockdown after the incident, but students were advised to stay inside ... [Full Article...]

PRRD to visit Japan on October 29 to 31

Duterte witnessed the turnover of the military equipment during his tour of the Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Pantaleyev. Australian and USA military helped provide crucial reconnaissance and targeting during that fight. Ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump to the Philippines, the US envoy cited an improvement in "tone and substance" in bilateral ties over the 10 months since he's... [Full Article...]

French President's Dog Interrupts Meeting By Peeing On Ornate Fireplace

French President's Dog Interrupts Meeting By Peeing On Ornate Fireplace The politicians burst into laughter as the black Labrador-Griffon cross, who the Macrons adopted from an animal rescue centre in August, nonchalantly crashed their meeting. In the video, Macron can be heard saying that Nemo has done something "quite exceptional". "Does that happen often?" asks Julien Denormandie, a junior minister and longterm Macron aide. [Full Article...]

Questions arise about Whitefish company's Puerto Rico contract

Questions arise about Whitefish company's Puerto Rico contract According to the Daily Beast, Colonnetta was not the only US politician behind Whitefish Energy Holdings , with the company's chief executive officer Andy Techmanski also a known ally of the Trump administration and friend of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke . [Full Article...]

House GOP leaders in big push to back Senate budget plan

House GOP leaders in big push to back Senate budget plan The House Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget passed HB1035 18-9. The Illinois Republican, whose constituents are above-average users of the deduction, deferred to Kevin Brady , chairman of the Ways and Means panel, to provide additional details. [Full Article...]

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) The SI to Cubesmart's float is 8.46%. About 12.73M shares traded or 34.00% up from the average. Analysts anticipate that Kinder Morgan will post $0.64 EPS for the current year. The legal version of this article can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/24/kinder-morgan-inc-kmi-shares-sold-by-wfg-advisors-lp.html. It also reduced Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) stake by 7,879 shares ... [Full Article...]

#CrimeStats: Mbalula doesn't understand the danger of guns - Gun Free SA

#CrimeStats: Mbalula doesn't understand the danger of guns - Gun Free SA These numbers have consistently said no community can claim they live in safety and feel safe in South Africa. A staggering total of 1 738 980 cases of crime was reported nationwide for different offences. Gun Free SA director Adele Kirsten said the statistics showed that crimes on the rise (murder, attempted murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances) were those that were most likely to ... [Full Article...]

50 new ITBP posts to keep the cold at bay

Construction of 25 border roads in Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is also a top priority. He said the Government was considering using technology to ensure that a temperature of at least 20 degrees Celsius was maintained in all high-altitude ITBP posts so that forward border posts were not abandoned during extreme snow and cold. [Full Article...]

Pa. unemployment rate ticks down

Pa. unemployment rate ticks down The unemployment rate dropped by an average of 0.48 percentage points in the area's nine counties between August and September, with the highest decline of 0.7 percentage points in Hardin County. According to economist Bill Anderson, Nevada has added 32,300 jobs over the past 12 months. Employment gains in trade, transportation, and utilities (+6,200), educational and health services (+4,600), and... [Full Article...]

Eminem Awarded $600K After New Zealand Political Party Rips Off 'Lose Yourself'

The National party ad featuring the rip-off tune was played 186 times on New Zealand TV during the 2014 campaign over an 11-day period. FILE - In this May 2, 2017, file photo, music composer Jeff Bass leaves a courtroom in Wellington, New Zealand. [Full Article...]


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