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by | October 20, 2017 | 22:34

Hennessey aims to take the Bugatti Veyron's production auto record for highest top speed, which the Venom GT never accomplished within the parameters set by Guinness World Records. Other than these telling images, Hennessey has not revealed that much information about the new Venom F5. However, it seems Hennessey is coming back for another crack at the top spot, as teaser images suggest that its new Venom F5 may have a top speed of 300mph.

by | October 20, 2017 | 22:23

Tph Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Summit Midstream Partners Lp (SMLP) by 21.68% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its position in EnLink Midstream Partners, by 7.9% in the second quarter. Davy Research maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, May 13 report.

by | October 20, 2017 | 22:00

Police say that one of the victims was able to get the Jeep's license plate number and later that evening an off-duty sheriff's deputy pulled the vehicle over about 20 miles north of Gainesville. "Why you don't like me, though?" A protestor then "used a baton to hit the rear window" of the Jeep as the argument continued, according to a police report.

by | October 20, 2017 | 22:15

A 12-person jury found Miguel Martinez guilty of first-degree and second-degree sexual abuse of a minor. Martinez was arrested and pleaded not guilty last May, and now the trial is underway. Martinez then told police he would say no more without a lawyer present. According to court documents, Martinez was drunk on the night of the assault and a breath test showed he had a blood alcohol concentration of.218, almost three times the legal limit to drive.

by | October 20, 2017 | 22:53

According to a witness, McNabb walked to police officer Anderson Gordon (right in the photo) and started shooting. One reason for the increase is that states including Arkansas, which faced legal challenges over its lethal injection protocols, have resumed executions after procuring drugs and receiving court approval.

by | October 20, 2017 | 22:01

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta is likely to be the next Solicitor General. Among the cases in which he represented the state government is the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Then a senior Supreme Court advocate, Kumar was appointed the Solicitor General (SG) of India in June 2014. He had come in place of senior advocate Mohan Parasaran.

by | October 20, 2017 | 21:42

The Kerala government's unusual promotion of a tourist spot outside the state comes after Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Sangeet Som stoked a controversy by questioning the the 17th century architectural marvel's place in India's heritage. Swamy was quoted as saying that the documents also suggested that there was a temple on the property. "It was our temple but was made a mausoleum as they had more power".

by | October 20, 2017 | 21:17

The Al Smith Dinner is an annual event held in New York City by Catholic charities and hosted by the Archbishop of New York, a post now held by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "I don't think I've ever seen this many NY liberals, this many Wall Street CEOs, in one room since my last visit to the White House", Ryan said. "That is an oxymoron", Ryan said.

by | October 20, 2017 | 21:11

A Texas city devastated by flooding after Hurricane Harvey is forcing recipients of financial aid to sign a pledge not to boycott Israel. The city of Dickinson shared a "Hurricane Harvey Repair Grant Application and Agreement" on its website this week.

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:59

Garofalo, a 72-year-old NY glassmaker, became instafamous for a now-retracted viral Fox News segment aired October 8, in which he was extolled for the mammoth glass presidential seal he'd constructed as a tribute to POTUS 45. When contacted by the publication, Garofalo admitted to making up stories about his service, and he apologized to the Navy SEALs for lying about being one of them.

by | October 20, 2017 | 19:53

An Irish student who was wrongly jailed in Egypt at the age of 17 amid 2013's Muslim Brotherhood protests has been freed four years on . Irish President Michael D Higgins was among a number of high-profile figures who have welcomed the new, wishing Mr Halawa well on his journey home.

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:25

Blatter said his alleged trip may only be short and "I don't know how long I will go for, whether I will be there for the opening match or the final". Swiss prosecutors are targeting Blatter in an investigation over alleged criminal mismanagement at Federation Internationale de Football Association.

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:38

But late Tuesday, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked its implementation, saying that it " plainly discriminates based on nationality". The new review by federal agencies that led to the third ban, the opinion said, was "at least partially foreordained" because the President, in ordering that new study in March, had directed that the result be to bar entry by categories of foreign nationals, not just individuals found ineligible to enter.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:58

Pompeo's remarks appeared to be the first time a USA official has publicly stated that the couple and their children spent their captivity in Pakistan, contrary to accounts from Pakistani officials. The Haqqani network has carried out a number of kidnappings and attacks against U.S. interests in Afghanistan. The Haqqani network operates on both sides of the porous Afghan-Pakistani border, but senior militants have acknowledged they moved a major base of operations to the Kurram region.

by | October 20, 2017 | 19:18

The Uttar Pradesh government is attempting to break a world record by lighting almost two lakh diyas (earthern oil lamps) at Saryu river bank in Ayodhya tonight . The show was part of a Diwali gala that saw hundreds of temples in Ayodhya illuminated with decorative lights. A laser show will also be organised to show various facets of Ramayana.

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:17

This year's program is part of a nationwide government sponsored drug disposal, and there are a number of locations throughout the Buffalo area where medications are being accepted. This one-day event will make it convenient for the public to rid their homes of potentially risky prescription drugs. According to the DEA website, 4,145 pounds of medications were collected in MS and 900,386 pounds were collected in the United States during the April 2017 event.

by | October 20, 2017 | 19:25

The latest incident comes as Kabul remains on high alert after police on Saturday night stopped a lorry carrying 2,700 kg of explosives hidden under boxes of tomatoes, averting a potentially deadly blast. "The cause and nature of the explosion have not been determined yet", the spokesperson told AFP . At that time, 13 people were killed and dozens injured in the assault claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

by | October 20, 2017 | 20:26

About 269,796 shares traded. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of ED in report on Monday, October 19 to "Sell" rating. It has outperformed by 49.90% the S&P500. Ftb stated it has 587 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Brinker Inc holds 0.22% or 60,285 shares in its portfolio. Cetera Ltd Com reported 0.05% in Consolidated Edison, Inc .

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:34

Aamir's supporting role, however, takes the driving seat in the second half of the movie. Although the movie has garnered rave reviews, till now there has been no considerable boost to its collection. Aamir is doing only an extended cameo in the film. Though, clearly this isn't helping Secret Superstar since its shows are running at low occupancy in the multiplexes whereas on the other hand, Golmaal Again is mostly running houseful in single screens as well as multiplexes.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:04

Darul Uloom Deoband considers the act of posting photographs in social media as "un-Islamic". There is one source that never stops amusing us, the Draul Iftaa - the fatwa department of Darul Uloom Deoband. Earlier, it had asked Muslim women not to pluck and shape their eyebrows. In January 2012, it issued a fatwa calling for the author Salman Rushdie to be barred from entering India to attend a literature festival because he had offended Muslim sentiments.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:58

The bus was transporting 15 students from Peterson Academic Center. Another area in which best practice was allegedly not followed was in the distance students were instructed to stand back from the bus stop. The complaint further places blame on the district and contractors for having "reason to believe that the bus stop was in a risky location", but not moving it.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:12

A section of women in Kenya have called for a sex ban ahead of the country's presidential poll re-run ordered by the Supreme Court, the Star newspaper reports. However President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday insists that the election must be held as scheduled. On his part, Mr Njiraini insisted that the October 26 polls will not be attainable "because electronic transmission of the results and changes in technology can not be guaranteed to give voters confidence from what happened in the previous ...

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:31

He added that the D-8 member countries should strengthen relations in all spheres. He noted that the average national income per capita of D-8 countries was 1,820 US dollars when the organization was established 20 years ago and stands at 4,500 dollars today.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:01

The controversy over immigration restrictions during the Trump Administration, which got started soon after the new President's inauguration in January, seems sure to return to the Supreme Court, perhaps in a matter of days. "The Government's contentions are troubling". Watson previously issued a restraining order against Executive Order 13769 on March 15, 2017. "Under the law of this Circuit, these provisions do not afford the President unbridled discretion to do as he pleases".

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:21

The U.K. Office for National Statistics said the jobless rate remained at 4.3% in the three months through August-the lowest level in more than 40 years. Real income growth is negative in the face of inflation which hit 3 percent in September. This has given the pound a bit of a bloody nose on the currency markets, with investors scaling back their expectations of a rate rise from the Bank of England.

by | October 20, 2017 | 18:01

Omar Khalid Khorasani, leader of Khorasani's Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, the breakway group of Pakistan Taliban was killed in a drone strike on Thursday with reports suggesting senior militant commander Asad Afridi emerging as a new leader of the terrorist faction.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:09

In a four-page order offering a check on the president's executive power, Bolton wrote that a pardon could not erase the facts of the case. Bolton accepted the pardon and dismissed the criminal contempt action at an October 4 hearing, saying she was bound to accept it by law.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:30

Authorities say 32-year-old Kenneth White of Mount Morris was riding in the auto Wednesday night in Genesee County's Vienna Township, about 80 miles north of Detroit, when a rock crashed through the windshield and struck him in the face . Deputies say the victim was riding in a vehicle when a concrete chunk came through the windshield. One man is dead after someone threw a rock off an overpass on I-75 in Genesee County and hit a vehicle.

by | October 20, 2017 | 17:41

A study of police records from England and Wales found that the United Kingdom has seen crime rise by 13 percent in one year June 2016 to June 2017, The Guardian reported Thursday. The UK uses both methods as police records alone don't record all crime . The only area of the report that specifically mentions terrorist attacks is on homicide rates.

by | October 20, 2017 | 16:02

District Judge Derrick K. Watson of Honolulu concluded that the latest version "suffers from precisely the same maladies". In Maryland , Chuang barred the new travel ban from being enforced against travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and Chad with a " bona fide relationship " with people or institutions in the USA, including family or attachments to businesses or schools.

by | October 20, 2017 | 15:26

The season started for the San Antonio Spurs taking on the Minnesota Timberwolves at home. The sheer offensive ability of Leonard and the techinical ability of Parker will certainly be missed, but the Spurs are quite versatile so they should be able to adjust to the absence.

by | October 20, 2017 | 11:25

I made the case tonight that we should seek dialogue with Turkey". Merkel said the human rights situation in Turkey was "anything but satisfactory" and the country was moving further and further away from "what we would call the rule of law".

by | October 20, 2017 | 11:00

Few details were released, but Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander said the deal could keep Obamacare stable for at least the next two years. Karyn Feit, a self-employed mental health therapist in Philadelphia, said a hike in premiums will strain her already-stretched finances and force her to cut back on trips to Florida to care for sick parents.

by | October 20, 2017 | 11:47

Johnson and three other USA soldiers - Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson , Staff Sgt. Bryan Black and Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright - were killed October 4 in Niger , apparently ambushed by Islamic State-affiliated militants. He later told reporters: "I did not say what she said". She knew Johnson through her mentoring program, and was with the Johnson family when Trump called.

by | October 20, 2017 | 11:34

Watson's order allows the ban on travel into the U.S.by North Koreans and the small group of Venezuelans cited in Trump's order. Watson said the third iteration of the travel ban contains the same problem of the previous two: it doesn't address why and how the entry of 150 nationals from the targeted countries would be detrimental to the United States.