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SC seeks special courts for lawmakers, politicians facing cases

SC seeks special courts for lawmakers, politicians facing cases

An apex court bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha slammed poll panel and asked whether it was "constrained" to give its thoughts on the issue. The petitioners also want special courts to be set up in each state to dispose of these cases within a year. If the lifetime ban becomes a reality, it would definitely be seen by many as a welcome step because it would not only keep the likes of Shahbuddin out of politics, but also act as a deterrent for those already in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate confirms Michigan's Larsen for appeals court

Senate confirms Michigan's Larsen for appeals court

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen to the federal sixth circuit court of appeals. Larsen kept her seat on the court during the 2016 election, winning more than 57 percent of the vote. Larsen earlier served in the administration of former President George W. Bush, advising the White House and the U.S. attorney general as deputy assistant attorney general in the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Runaway 7-year-old girl sneaks onto plane at Geneva airport

Runaway 7-year-old girl sneaks onto plane at Geneva airport

A little girl of 7 years is reached on Sunday to climb into a plane EasyJet destination from Ajaccio to Geneva airport, in Switzerland , without a ticket and passing all the tests without any problem, reports the Tribune de Genève . EasyJet, a low-priced carrier, said in a statement that "an unaccompanied child incorrectly boarded flight EZS1305 from Geneva to Ajaccio", and said an investigation has been launched. Consulte Mais Informação

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Most Americans think the United States is at its 'lowest point' in history

Most Americans think the United States is at its 'lowest point' in history

The American Psychological Association ( APA ) just released the results of its annual Stress in America survey , which revealed that the biggest stressor Americans face is the state of the U.S. Forty-three percent of those surveyed said they were stressed about health care, 35 percent said they were stressed about the economy and 32 percent listed trust in the government as a cause of stress. Consulte Mais Informação

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Special report, ABC reporting 7 dead, 15 injured in New York City

Special report, ABC reporting 7 dead, 15 injured in New York City

Gov. Cuomo condemned the "lone wolf" attacker and said there's so far no evidence of a "wider scheme". Authorities said another seven people were injured, bringing the total to 11 - all expected to live. NYPD snipers took positions on the roof of the nearby City Vineyard restaurant as cops flooded the neighborhood. "We visited over 148 truck rental locations in this area...and talked about suspicious indicators [and] ways to come forward", Miller said during a press conference. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nail found in candy bars in Neenah

Nail found in candy bars in Neenah

In another case, police in Neenah said a mother reported nails in her son's Trick or Treat collection. The exact location is not yet known as police say the investigation is still in its early stages. Police in Arcadia, Wisconsin, are warning parents to check their children's Halloween candy after needles were discovered in various sweets. The Neenah Police Department encourages everyone to check all candy collected. Consulte Mais Informação

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Suspect kills eight in New York truck 'act of terror'

Suspect kills eight in New York truck 'act of terror'

According to Cuomo, Trump's statements on Twitter "were not helpful". "So to politicize this event, I think is wholly counterproductive". But he is "bothered" that Trump politicized the attack. He said "anyone who wants to come to this country should be very thoroughly vetted as an individual". 'There should be very, very careful vetting of anyone where there's an indication of concern. Consulte Mais Informação

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$1.6 million Hennessey Venom F5 created to go 300 miles per hour

$1.6 million Hennessey Venom F5 created to go 300 miles per hour

Watch out, Bugatti Chiron . Hennessey estimates that it will only take 10 seconds to accelerate the Venom F5 from 0 to 186 miles per hour, which would make it quicker than the current slate of Formula 1 racers. The drivetrain powers the rear wheels only, and is said to be capable of accelerating the 2,950-pound F5 to 186 miles per hour from a standstill in less than 10 seconds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Qualcomm could announce its next-gen Snapdragon 845 SoC in December

While the specific date for the launch announcement is not known, reports suggest that the new processor could be announced on the very first day of the event. It will be paired with the Adreno 630 GPU for added graphical performance. While some rumors in the past had claimed we would see the first 7nm mobile chips show up early next year, they are now expected to enter mass production only by the end of 2018 or early 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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Defence secretary Fallon resigns

Defence secretary Fallon resigns

The list of 40 MPs compiled by a group of Conservative researchers at Westminster says justice minister Dominic Raab was served with an injunction over "inappropriate behaviour with a woman". Sir Michael remains MP for Sevenoaks of course. Tuesday the LBC presenter tweeted a picture of her legs and said: "Full medical check-up this morning and, yes, both of my knees are still intact". Consulte Mais Informação

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Northern Ireland's parties face power-share deadline

Northern Ireland's parties face power-share deadline

Sinn Fein says any deal must benefit "all in our society". Despite endless rounds of discussions, a deal to restore devolution has proved elusive, with the introduction of an Irish language act seen as the main issue. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams (pictured today in Belfast) said the party was open to dialogue, but only it was meaningful. "No government could simply stand by and allow that to happen". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ontario Colleges and Union Set to Return to Bargain Talks

Ontario Colleges and Union Set to Return to Bargain Talks

More than 12,000 faculty and staff members at 24 colleges across Ontario went on strike on October 15, fighting for job security, academic freedom, and a 50:50 ratio of full-time to contract faculty. "It means less pay, it means fewer benefits, it also means stress, physical and mental health problems, it means problems at home and you can't plan for the future", Lewchuk said. Consulte Mais Informação

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