Archive for October 20th, 2016

Group Indiana investigating says it registered black voters

Thursday, October 20th, 2016:

By Associated Press Published: 18:55 EST, 20 October 2016 | Updated: 18:55 EST, 20 October 2016 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Democratic-aligned group at the center of an Indiana investigation into possible voter fraud says it is focused on registering black voters because the state had the nation’s lowest overall turnout in the 2014 election. Patriot Majority USA president Craig Varoga told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that the group focused solely on Indiana this year and began registering black voters in May. It had collected 45,000 voter registration applications by the time Indiana State Police raided the group’s […] Read More →

RPT-UPDATE 2-BHP chairman steps down after Samarco delayed retirement

Thursday, October 20th, 2016:

(Repeats with no changes) * CEO says aspirational goal for “gender balance” at all levels * Chairman led push for productivity, efficiency * Samarco victims stage protest By Barbara Lewis LONDON, Oct 20 BHP Billiton Chairman Jac Nasser will not seek re-election at next year’s annual general meeting, he announced on Thursday, saying after 10 years at the top and overseeing the initial response to the Samarco dam disaster, it was time to retire. Nasser said he had intended to resign last year but agreed to stay on at the world’s biggest miner to provide stability as BHP responded to […] Read More →

Bollywood Becomes India and Pakistan’s Latest Battleground

Thursday, October 20th, 2016:

That tough talk has been reverberating through the arts. Pakistani musicians have long been a mainstay of Bollywood, whose films and songs are also hugely popular across the border in Pakistan. And Pakistani actors have recently entered Bollywood amid the growing popularity in India of Pakistani-based television serials. But those cultural ties are being cut. Continue reading the main story The Pakistani ban on Indian shows goes into effect on Friday. The government acted on a recommendation from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, and Pakistani officials said it was in response to escalating curbs on Pakistani films and actors […] Read More →

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