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United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea
- October 16, 2017

Tensions between the two men have grown while the nation faces a series of high-stakes global crises, including the threat posed by North Korea and fate of the Iran nuclear deal, and threatens to sow doubt about American allies as to whether Tillerson can speak authoritatively for the United States. (more...)
Tejas Express food makes 26 ill Tejas Express food makes 26 ill
- October 16, 2017

Officials of IRCTC, which manages the catering service for the train, said an inquiry needed to be done to assess the reason why the passengers fell ill. Ratnagiri station. numerous passengers While railway authorities would not travelling in C-l, C-2, C-5 and C-7 coaches confirm which food item led to the situa- suffered from uneasiness, while some oth- tion, the problem was reported after pas- ers were vomiting and suffering from loose sengers were served soup and bread sticks motions. (more...)
Delhi Rajdhani Express trip cut by 2 hours Delhi Rajdhani Express trip cut by 2 hours
- October 15, 2017

The railway officials said to increase the maximum speed of the train to 130 kmph, it will be hauled by two WAP5 locomotives of 5,400 horsepower each. The other Rajdhani that originates from Mumbai Central and August Kranti will continue to run as is. "It will have three stoppages between Delhi and Mumbai at Kota, Surat and Vadodra and will work on two engines", said Mohd Jamshed. (more...)
At least 20 dead as huge truck bomb rocks Somali capital At least 20 dead as huge truck bomb rocks Somali capital
- October 15, 2017

Police expect the death toll to rise and said dozens of people were hurt. Security official Mohamed Adan told AFP news agency the "huge blast" was caused "by a trucked loaded with explosives". "I was in a public service vehicle when the explosion went off". The sound of the blast could be heard throughout the city and a plume of thick black smoke wafted over the Somali capital. (more...)
Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence to shield from pizza-throwers Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence to shield from pizza-throwers
- October 14, 2017

Frank Sandoval, who runs Breaking Bad RV Tours, said he has become nearly a private police force for the home and regularly shoos people from the property. At least be kind and deliver it nicely to their doorstep because everyone loves pizza... just not on a roof. "We're the ones who [are] being locked up". (more...)
Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA
- October 13, 2017

Mexico strongly opposes such a move, which would damage its own vehicle industry. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer kicked off the latest round by announcing an agreement on a chapter on competition. Chris Sands, a professor at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, said Canada's problems marked "a new era of tough love" with Washington . (more...)
Utah officer fired for forcibly handcuffing nurse who defied him Utah officer fired for forcibly handcuffing nurse who defied him
- October 12, 2017

A lawyer for a Utah police officer fired after being caught on video arresting a nurse said he plans to appeal the decision he calls unfair. Wubbels has faulted officers from the university for refusing to intervene in her arrest after she asked for their help. (more...)
North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted U.S. electric power companies North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted U.S. electric power companies
- October 12, 2017

Lim and Sullivan are expected to discuss cooperation on major issues including their bilateral relations and North Korea's nuclear program. The exercises came hours after a South Korean lawmaker claimed North Korean hackers had stolen a large cache of military documents from his country, "including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, and wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea", reports the BBC. (more...)
New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution New Delhi bans fireworks for Diwali to combat chronic pollution
- October 12, 2017

Teams will ensure no cracker is allowed to enter and exit the district. A group of traders on October 11 moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of the October 9 order by which the sale of firecrackers was banned in Delhi-NCR region till November 1. (more...)
UK's May signals plan to demote Foreign Minister Johnson, newspaper says
- October 11, 2017

Asked about Mr Johnson, Sir Michael added: 'And the foreign secretary'. The Prime Minister is instead being urged by members of her Cabinet to sack Philip Hammond , the Chancellor, for "making Brexit hard" and being "miserable". Clarke added: " As she recalls the ultra Brexiteers including the present Foreign Secretary assured citizens during the Referendum campaign that no difference at all would take place in our trading relationships with Europe because they needed to sell us their ... (more...)
'Canyon Fire 2' Rages Through Orange County Hills 'Canyon Fire 2' Rages Through Orange County Hills
- October 11, 2017

The fire threatens 5,000 structures and has already destroyed 14 buildings and damaged 22 others, according to Anaheim Fire and Rescue . By late afternoon, ash from the fire was falling as far away as Long Beach and San Pedro . Spring St. District staffers will monitor air quality at schools remaining open in Anaheim Hills and Orange, and will keep students indoors, according to a statement from the district . (more...)
Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group Iran warns U.S. against designating its Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group
- October 09, 2017

Speaking just before a meeting with top military brass, Trump vowed to " put an end to Iran's continued aggression and nuclear ambitions " and said a related announcement will be made "very shortly". He said such moves by the USA will eliminate "any chance for engagement forever". The website for state TV reported Jafari as adding that the United States was mistaken if it thought it could pressure Iran into negotiating on regional issues. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel keen to 'protect' Ferrari after Suzuka retirement Sebastian Vettel keen to 'protect' Ferrari after Suzuka retirement
- October 09, 2017

The Ferrari had already been the centre of attention from the engineers before the start, with worries over a faulty park plug. Carlos Sainz was also having a bad day. By the start of the second lap the German was down to sixth and in the fourth lap team Ferrari were calling him in for a terminal pit stop. Sunday's win was the 61st of Hamilton's career and third at the Suzuka circuit. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein masturbated in front of a former Fox News reporter? Harvey Weinstein masturbated in front of a former Fox News reporter?
- October 08, 2017

She described the incident to the Huffington Post . The latest allegation comes on the heels of a bombshell New York Times report claiming Weinstein has been paying off sexual harassment accusers for decades. And she called on others in the entertainment world to turn their backs on the 65-year-old Weinstein and his companies until he is fired or quits. His response, according to HuffPo , was " Well, can you just stand there and shut up ". (more...)
US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead
- October 07, 2017

Africa Command said the USA forces are in Niger to provide training and security assistance to the Nigerien Armed Forces in their efforts against violent extremists. The joint patrol of United States and Niger forces were leaving a meeting with tribal leaders and were in trucks. "Our country is once again the target of a terrorist attack, with a large number of victims", Niger's president said earlier Thursday. (more...)
Russia's Crude Oil Production Was Flat in September 2017 Russia's Crude Oil Production Was Flat in September 2017
- October 07, 2017

Gulf Coast and the sector was further interrupted when Hurricane Irma hit Florida, which has no refineries of its own. "When we had the hurricane disruptions, that translated into strong margins and disruptions to USA crude exports". Supplies at the oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, rose by 2.084 million barrels. "We are seeing a normalisation of global inventory, it's mostly falling, which is supporting prices", said Mr Burns. (more...)
No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group
- October 06, 2017

Stephen Paddock was a "crusader", the Islamic State claims without evidence. In a later statement from Islamic State , the militant group referred to the Las Vegas attacker by a nom de guerre of "Abu Abd al-Bar al-Ameriki". He urged followers to "intensify one attack after another against the infidels", following a spike in global terror attacks. The group also claimed a knife attack on Sunday that killed two women in Marseille, France, but French authorities say they have found no ... (more...)
Who Is The Las Vegas Who Is The Las Vegas "Person Of Interest" Marilou Danley?
- October 06, 2017

The other sister said Danley, who arrived back in the U.S. from the Philippines on Tuesday, "didn't even know that she was going to the Philippines, until Steve said, 'Marilou, I found you a cheap ticket to the Philippines'". She then moved to the United States and was married to American Geary Danley, whom she divorced in 2015. Las Vegas shooting survivor Thomas Gunderson was shot in the leg during Sunday night's attack, but he still stood to greet the president and first lady when they ... (more...)
Russian Federation says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria
- October 05, 2017

The defence ministry cited its sources as confirming that Abu Mohammed al-Jawlani lost limbs in the attack in the north province of Idlib on Tuesday. However, the Russian Defense Ministry continues to refer to the group using its original name. (more...)
Kashmir: 10-year-old killed, two injured in ceasefire violation Kashmir: 10-year-old killed, two injured in ceasefire violation
- October 04, 2017

The troops guarding the borderline retaliated and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani shelling. "Shelling and firing exchanges are going on", Defence Ministry sources said. He said that both were killed and that soldiers recovered two weapons from the site. The BSF too had thwarted designs of the Pakistan Rangers to push infiltrators through the cross border tunnel to carry out terror strikes during the festive season in Jammu region. (more...)
Brexit Briefing: UK Chancellor Hammond Says Talks Must Be Accelerated Brexit Briefing: UK Chancellor Hammond Says Talks Must Be Accelerated
- October 04, 2017

He spent most of the first half of his speech talking about the 1970s and Britain as "the sick man of Europe", as well as the political regimes of Cuba, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. Seeking to put the economy center-stage in the Conservatives' pitch to voters, Hammond said Britain could only hope to experience rising living standards "by harnessing the power of the market economy". (more...)
Videos show accident on stage that sent Marilyn Manson to hospital Videos show accident on stage that sent Marilyn Manson to hospital
- October 03, 2017

Manson had performed a good portion of his show when during a performance of the song " Sweet Dreams " he attempted to climb the scaffolding on two giant gun stage props . The incident happened just three days into his current tour, which was due to continue until the end of October. He releases his latest album Heaven Upside Down on October 6. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi can't see Gujarat's development through Italian glasses: Amit Shah Rahul Gandhi can't see Gujarat's development through Italian glasses: Amit Shah
- October 03, 2017

Addressing the gathering, Shah accused the Congress of doing "injustice" to Gujarat, generation after generation, and said that in the upcoming Assembly election, the people of the state will make fun of those who "mock Gujarat's development model". (more...)
New England Patriots vs Carolina Panthers: Game Four Preview and Prediction
- October 02, 2017

It's the ultimate chicken-and-egg game right now in Carolina , but the Panthers aren't playing it with just any player - they're playing with the 2015 Most Valuable Player. The New England Patriots are sitting at 2-1 this year as well. "It would have been a fun next play, I'll tell you that". Sixteen years later, Viniateri is still kicking for the Colts at 45 and Brady and Belichick are still winning Super Bowls in New England. (more...)
Tourist volcano scare as Bali's government claims the island is safe Tourist volcano scare as Bali's government claims the island is safe
- October 01, 2017

The last time Mount Agung volcano erupted in Bali , a stream of molten lava flattened teenage Gusti Nyoman Dauh's home, while cascading ash, rocks and hot gas killed 1,600 of his neighbours. The agency said a monitoring centre had recorded more than 800 earthquakes on Wednesday and thin smoke was observed rising 50 metres above the crater. (more...)
Facebook, Twitter, Google Invited for November 1 Senate Hearing Facebook, Twitter, Google Invited for November 1 Senate Hearing
- October 01, 2017

Twitter reports that 22 of those Facebook accounts "had corresponding accounts on Twitter ". Out of the 450 accounts that Facebook had shared as part of its review, some 22 also had accounts on Twitter . The Russian government-backed site spent as much as $274,100 on the USA -targeted ads in 2016, primarily for news stories and targeting them at followers of mainstream media accounts . (more...)
DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation
- September 30, 2017

Earlier today it was reported that any attempt by North Korea to fire a missile at the United States may force the U.S. military to destroy a nuclear warhead over Russian territory, as this would be the likeliest trajectory of a missile. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said war on the Korean peninsula would have no victor. Tensions have escalated since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 but the rhetoric has reached new levels in recent ... (more...)
Ricki Lee Comments On The NRL Grand Final Backlash Over Marriage Equality Ricki Lee Comments On The NRL Grand Final Backlash Over Marriage Equality
- September 29, 2017

He told U.S. radio that he was going to perform the song at the "Superbowl of their rugby" as Australia underwent "interesting times". The song went to number one in Australia and called for marriage equality to be legalized. "I thought Mr Abbott believed in freedom of speech". "So it's interesting times in Australia". "A lot of his songs I've heard, you wouldn't even want to play them because of the lyrics", she said. (more...)
Why Did Trump Delete Tweets Endorsing Luther Strange? To Hide His Embarrassment Why Did Trump Delete Tweets Endorsing Luther Strange? To Hide His Embarrassment
- September 28, 2017

Strange , in his concession statement , thanked Trump and Pence for their support and vowed to "go back to work with President Trump and do all I can to advance his agenda over the next few weeks". If his opponent wins, I'm going to be here campaigning like hell for him. His unease at backing unusual increased after Steve Bannon , Trump's former top White House strategist, came out for Moore and boasted of his anti-establishment credentials. (more...)
French politicians fear Siemens strength after rail deal French politicians fear Siemens strength after rail deal
- September 28, 2017

Global headquarters as well as the management team for rolling stock will be located in Paris area and the combined entity will remain listed in France. Until recently, Alstom and Siemens had been strong rivals, competing against each other on a variety of contracts including making new trains for Eurostar, who switched suppliers from one company to the other. (more...)
Gas prices down a month after Harvey closed Gulf refineries Gas prices down a month after Harvey closed Gulf refineries
- September 27, 2017

Texas, TX, September 25- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.44/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. That's down from $2.37 the same day last week and $2.30 a month ago. The 25 cents-per-gallon spike experienced in the first week of this month represented the largest single-week gas price increase in the US since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005. (more...)
Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal
- September 26, 2017

The unveiling by the Revolutionary Guard came during a military parade in Tehran that commemorated the 1980s Iraq-Iran war. Washington has imposed unilateral sanctions against Iran , saying Tehran's ballistic-missile tests violated a United Nations resolution that endorsed the nuclear deal and called on Tehran not to undertake activities related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons. (more...)
World's Heaviest Woman Eman Adul Atti Dies in Abu Dhabi Hospital World's Heaviest Woman Eman Adul Atti Dies in Abu Dhabi Hospital
- September 26, 2017

An Egyptian woman who was dubbed world's heaviest woman has passed away at a hospital in Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates aged 37. Sept 9: Eman celebrates her 37th birthday, surrounded by family and friends. She had a gastric band fitted, but the doctors in India refused to continue to care for her after surgery so she went to UAE to get the support she needed. (more...)
Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes health bill Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes health bill
- September 25, 2017

Minority leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., "sold John McCain a bill of goods". Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who brought the bill with Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, said on ABC's "This Week" he thinks the measure still has a chance to pass and that there's no possibility for a bipartisan repeal-and-replace effort that would bring Democrats into the process - an outcome that Collins urged. (more...)
Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Manchester City vs Crystal Palace
- September 25, 2017

The 28-year-old's treble last weekend scored him a whopping 30 points, making him Dream Team's player of Game Week 5. Manchester City's star-studded attack was simply too good for Crystal Palace at the Etihad on Saturday , with the Citizens putting five past Roy Hodgson's strugglers. (more...)