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Trump tweets praise for Moore following victory in Alabama Senate runoff Trump tweets praise for Moore following victory in Alabama Senate runoff
- September 28, 2017

Tuesday!" Trump tweeted last week . A twist in the tale happened when the Alabama Elections results were announced late Tuesday night. "Sounds like a really great guy who ran a fantastic race", Trump tweeted Wednesday . "Roy, WIN in Dec!" he wrote . Moore said Tuesday night that he owes thanks to God. It was during that rally Trump admitted he "might have made a mistake" with his endorsement. (more...)
Alstom, Siemens merge to create new European rail champion Alstom, Siemens merge to create new European rail champion
- September 28, 2017

The corporate name of the combined group will be Siemens Alstom and the group headquarters is expected to be in the Paris area of France. Thanks to its global reach across all continents, its scale, its technological know-how and its unique positioning on digital transportation, the combination of Alstom and Siemens Mobility will bring to its customers and ultimately to all citizens smarter and more efficient systems to meet mobility challenges of cities and countries. (more...)
Kushner Used Private Email for Government Matters Kushner Used Private Email for Government Matters
- September 27, 2017

The messages from Kushner's private email were in regards to events, media coverage, and other topics and were exchanged with Reince Priebus , Steve Bannon , Gary Cohn, and others. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer has said. (more...)
Large swells on East Coast as Maria heads north Large swells on East Coast as Maria heads north
- September 27, 2017

Hurricane Maria is making a close pass to the North Carolina Outer Banks this week but is headed straight for a buoy webcam right now. While Maria is now a Category 1 hurricane , it will likely be downgraded to a strong tropical storm by the time it reaches a point roughly 100 to 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras. (more...)
Mattis: US wants to resolve North Korea standoff diplomatically Mattis: US wants to resolve North Korea standoff diplomatically
- September 27, 2017

The U.S. Congress had passed an amendment in December 2016 called "Enhancing Defense and Security Cooperation with India", which conferred on India the status of America's "major defense partner", a designation which was reaffirmed by the Trump administration during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the U.S. (more...)
Southern California wildfires force thousands to evacuate their homes Southern California wildfires force thousands to evacuate their homes
- September 27, 2017

Elena Circle, Mt. Tesoro, Mt. Palmas and Mt. Cantara Circle, according to the Corona Fire Department. A wildfire that ignited Monday on the border of Orange and Riverside counties in Southern California has surged to 2,000 acres, forced the shutdown of two lanes of a major freeway and spurred the evacuation of about 1,000 people. (more...)
Gas Prices Retreat From Hurricane Highs Gas Prices Retreat From Hurricane Highs
- September 27, 2017

In Paducah, prices ranged from $2.31 to $2.48. Prices at the pump are falling, after Hurricane Harvey made them skyrocket. Motorists hoping for a return of the low gas prices before Hurricane Harvey may need to wait several more weeks or months, a leading gas price analysts says. (more...)
Canada blocks Chelsea Manning visit, citing 'treason' Canada blocks Chelsea Manning visit, citing 'treason'
- September 26, 2017

The letter added that if the same offence had been carried out in Canada, it "would equate to an indictable offence, namely treason", and could result in up to 14 years in prison. The transgender soldier, born Bradley Manning, leaked diplomatic cables and other documents to Wikileaks in 2010, one of the largest breaches of classified material in U.S. (more...)
Oil hits eight-month high as producers say market rebalancing Oil hits eight-month high as producers say market rebalancing
- September 26, 2017

The November Brent crude futures contract was up 89 cents at $57.75 a barrel by 1204 GMT, its highest since January 3. -Still, prices of Nymex and Brent are hovering near their best levels in months, on optimism that the production cap deal has caused some oversupplied markets to start showing signs of tightening. (more...)
'Tearful' Anthony Weiner Sentenced for Sexting Teen 'Tearful' Anthony Weiner Sentenced for Sexting Teen
- September 26, 2017

As his sentence was announced Monday, the former Democratic congressman from NY dropped his head into his hand and wept, then stared straight ahead. Weiner had pleaded guilty and the maximum sentence for the charge was a prison sentence of up to 10 years. (more...)
What's next after Iraqi Kurds vote on independence What's next after Iraqi Kurds vote on independence
- September 26, 2017

But Iraqi government officials maintain just the opposite, that the referendum will push the two sides further apart and make it even more hard to resolve longstanding disputes. The measures announced by Al-Abadi even include military intervention, in case the elections generate violence. Baghdad has also come out strongly against the referendum, demanding on Sunday that all airports and border crossings in the Kurdish region be handed back to federal government control. (more...)
Indonesia Raises Alert for Bali Volcano to its Highest Level Indonesia Raises Alert for Bali Volcano to its Highest Level
- September 26, 2017

A level four warning alert - the highest possible - is also in place. The disaster mitigation agency said 48,540 people had fled and the number was expected to rise because more than 60,000 people lived in the danger zone. Predictions about the potential eruption are based on the one in 1963, which saw the volcano expel large amounts of debris and extensive lava flows. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association looks set to lift ban on poppies Federation Internationale de Football Association looks set to lift ban on poppies
- September 26, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May said at the time that the Federation Internationale de Football Association stance was " utterly outrageous ". Supporters reacted with fury previous year when Fifa - football's global governing body - fined the FA after England and Scotland players wore black armbands with a poppy for their World Cup qualifier at Wembley on November 11. (more...)
Eman Ahmed, heaviest women passes away at hosptal in Abu dhabi Eman Ahmed, heaviest women passes away at hosptal in Abu dhabi
- September 26, 2017

Doctors at the Burjeel Hospital had previously shared pictures and videos of improvement in Eman's health conditions and said that she was making a positive recovery. Let me tell you because of obesity, the weight of the Eman was 500 kg, thats why she was said to be the world's heaviest woman . She left on April 5 this year for the United Arab Emirates for long-term treatment. (more...)
Health care groups oppose GOP bill Health care groups oppose GOP bill
- September 25, 2017

The measure would shift money Obama's law uses to help people afford coverage into block grants states would control in spending formulas heavily tilted toward helping Republican-led states. Although many have said McCain's opposition effectively ends the GOP health care push, Lewandowski said Trump is a master deal-maker and he will continue to work with lawmakers like Sens. (more...)
Shooter kills one, injures 7 at Tennessee church Shooter kills one, injures 7 at Tennessee church
- September 25, 2017

WKRN's Josh Breslow tweeted this video featuring a woman who lives next door to the church . There was no immediate indication of a link between the suspect and the church, although the investigation is still underway. A Nashville Metro Police Car, sits outside the Central Police Precinct, in Nashville, Tenn . The police department said on Twitter that six of the injured were shot and one was pistol-whipped. (more...)
Man arrested after allegedly shooting woman and two officers Man arrested after allegedly shooting woman and two officers
- September 25, 2017

The officer then determined the item in the man's hand was not a weapon. A second video, which was posted on Twitter on Friday, showed the man grabbing an object from the officer's belt as they struggled next to a parked auto. The man continued approaching the officer, despite repeated commands to stop. The suspect was hospitalized in unknown condition following the 3:20 a.m. (more...)
England all-rounder Moeen Ali brings his 53-ball century with a six England all-rounder Moeen Ali brings his 53-ball century with a six
- September 25, 2017

England put themselves one more win away from sealing the series, with two matches left to play. England have already made their intentions clear about coming hard at West Indies . The biggest concern for West Indies ahead the 3rd ODI was the injury scare for their swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle. The magnificent Moeen eventually holed out in an eventful penultimate over during which Nurse dropped him twice off his own bowling , England taking 93 off the last six overs. (more...)
Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos police Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos police
- September 25, 2017

The Spanish Public Prosecutor's office has told the head of the Catalan regional police force ( Mossos d'Esquarda) that the force will now come under the control of Spanish central government, Spanish media reported Saturday. "Madrid should allow some constitutional change; so, the Catalans could have the right to vote and Madrid should try to convince the Catalans to stay in Spain". (more...)
Magnitude 3.4-quake hits North Korea; 'caused by suspected explosion' Magnitude 3.4-quake hits North Korea; 'caused by suspected explosion'
- September 25, 2017

Did North Korea test another nuclear bomb?The question is up in the air after an quake was detected to have struck in North Korea today. In past, Washington has accused Beijing of not doing enough to pressure Pyongyang to end its nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Gareth Barry: 'Roberto Martinez told me I could play until 40' Gareth Barry: 'Roberto Martinez told me I could play until 40'
- September 25, 2017

WEST BROM midfielder Gareth Barry has revealed Arsenal tried to sign him twice as he prepares to break the Premier League appearance record at the Emirates Stadium. "The number I'll achieve is an individual one". The Baggies have one point in their last three Premier League outings. He made 365 appearances for Villa before playing 132 matches in the top flight for Manchester City. (more...)
President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN President Trump, Kim Jong Un Exchange Insults Following Trump's Speech At UN
- September 24, 2017

Earlier this month, North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, drawing stiffer United Nations sanctions . Those remarks came shortly after the North Korean dictator made an unprecedented televised statement, accusing Trump of being "mentally deranged". (more...)
Turkey's Security Council warns KRG not to proceed with referendum Turkey's Security Council warns KRG not to proceed with referendum
- September 24, 2017

Turkey with Iran and Russian Federation agreed this month "to allocate" their forces to patrol the zone covering rebel-held Idlib province in northwestern Syria and parts of the neighbouring Latakia, Hama and Aleppo regions to ease the six-year conflict. (more...)
Spanish government to Catalonia: Yes to dialogue, no to referendum Spanish government to Catalonia: Yes to dialogue, no to referendum
- September 24, 2017

Spain's Constitutional Court says it will fine 22 members of an electoral board overseeing Catalonia's planned independence referendum between 6,000 ($7,200) and 12,000 euros a day as long as they continue disobeying court rulings suspending the October 1 vote. (more...)
Iran successfully tests new missile after unveiling it during military parade
- September 24, 2017

In the aftermath of a major military parade organized in its capital city of Iran announced on Saturday, via its State-run television, having shot "with success" its new ballistic missile Khoramshahr. "We will increase our military power as a deterrent". The announcement came after it and other missiles, tanks and a submarine were displayed in a. (more...)
North Korea tests another nuclear weapon North Korea tests another nuclear weapon
- September 24, 2017

The epicenter is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow natural disaster on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, the official Xinhua news agency said. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) and US President Donald Trump (R). But the official from the South Korean agency said the analysis of seismic waves and the lack of sound waves clearly showed that the quake was not caused by an artificial explosion. (more...)
Lavrov calls on US-led coalition not to spare Jabhat al-Nusra Lavrov calls on US-led coalition not to spare Jabhat al-Nusra
- September 24, 2017

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday called the most recent back and forth between Washington and Pyongyang "unacceptable", saying that the countries involved should cool their hotheaded behavior. "We have to calm down the hotheads", and this requires contacts between the Trump administration and Kim's government, he said. Trump, who has authority for thousands of nuclear warheads, then responded on Twitter Friday, "Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who ... (more...)
Trump's trashing of Iran deal bodes ill for NKorea strategy Trump's trashing of Iran deal bodes ill for NKorea strategy
- September 23, 2017

They said changes that Israel was seeking in JCPOA included lengthening the 10-year freeze on Iran's nuclear development program or even making that suspension permanent and destroying centrifuges rather than temporarily halting their operation. (more...)
Thousands Evacuated Near Bali Volcano Over Eruption Fears Thousands Evacuated Near Bali Volcano Over Eruption Fears
- September 23, 2017

Continuing volcanic and tectonic tremors from Gunung Agung volcano in Karang Asem district have forced the evacuees living in the no-go zone to escape the area and take shelter in safer grounds, spokesman of national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. (more...)
Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations
- September 23, 2017

Not all USA officials share Trump's total antipathy to the pact, but they want stronger controls on Iran's ability to resume weapons development when it begins to expire. " Believe me. It is time for the entire world to join us in demanding that Iran's government end its pursuit of death and destruction". The Americans have over the past many years pursued a "New Middle East" and "Greater Middle East" plan for West Asia, with its focus on Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, Ayatollah Khamenei said. (more...)
Parsons Green terror attack: 18-year-old Ahmed Hassan charged Parsons Green terror attack: 18-year-old Ahmed Hassan charged
- September 23, 2017

The device failed to detonate properly, but had it gone off the way it was intended, great loss of life may have occurred. Hassan was arrested on Saturday after being recognised by an officer at the ferry port of Dover in southeast England. (more...)
Iran will increase its military capabilities and ballistic
- September 23, 2017

In his remarks, Mr. Rouhani said that Iran was ready to "defend the innocent people of Yemen, Syria and Palestine", and would "strengthen our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary for deterrence". Iran supports the syrian regime, as well as islamist groups, the palestinian and the rebel Houthis in Yemen. Speaking a day later, Rouhani said the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about Iran. (more...)
Duke Machado, Board of Contributors: Trump's UN speech courageous, on target Duke Machado, Board of Contributors: Trump's UN speech courageous, on target
- September 23, 2017

During talks Thursday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, Trump is expected to reiterate that military options are available in retaliation for North Korean threats. The statement , which called Trump "a frightened dog" and a "dotard", was delivered by Kim Jong Un himself, and even included a picture of the North Korean leader sitting behind a desk, apparently reading from the statement. (more...)
Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
- September 23, 2017

Myanmar considers the Rohingya illegal migrants from Bangladesh and refuses them citizenship, even though many have lived there for decades. Singh also said that India is not violating any global convention and is not a signatory to the 1951 UN Refugees Convention. (more...)
Israel shoots down drone over northern border Israel shoots down drone over northern border
- September 22, 2017

When the Air Force's air defense control center identified the drone entering the demilitarized zone on the Golan, approximately at 1:30 pm local time (6:30 am EST), the IDF made a decision to shoot it down. The military claimed it was Iranian and operated by the Lebanese militants Hezbollah who are fighting with the Syrian regime. The Patriot interceptor missile was launched from a military installation in northern Israel, near the city of Safed. (more...)
Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI
- September 22, 2017

Playing only his ninth ODI, Kuldeep was under pressure, having conceded 39 runs in 7 overs in a low-scoring affair. The Eden Gardens strip which was relaid past year surprised everyone with its pace and bounce during the India-New Zealand Test match last September and even the ODI between the hosts and England this January. (more...)
TRAI Slashes Call Connect Charge to 6 Paise Per Minute TRAI Slashes Call Connect Charge to 6 Paise Per Minute
- September 21, 2017

Shares of telecom companies such as Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular plunged up to 7.4 per cent today (20 September) after Trai reduced mobile interconnection charges by more than half to 6 paise a minute . "An operator with higher proportion of off-net incoming minutes over off-net outgoing minutes benefits by way of net inflow of IUC revenues, and vice-versa", Harsh Jagnani, Sector Head and Vice President, Corporate Ratings, ICRA said. (more...)
Trump tells UN 'sovereign nations' basis of world order
- September 20, 2017

Despite the criticism, Trump has seen some of his top foreign policy victories emerge from the UN's Security Council, which has passed rounds of sanctions on North Korea for its ballistic missile program. Trump said the United States would continue to pursue "principled realism" on the worldwide stage. Trump said the Iran nuclear deal was "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". (more...)
German Election No Time for Complacency on Turkey and Russian Federation German Election No Time for Complacency on Turkey and Russian Federation
- September 20, 2017

It is the world's leading industrial nation in a number of sectors, including automotive, life sciences, agri-tech, software and engineering services. But recent appeals to the country's two largest migrant communities indicate that this might be changing. Hundreds of AfD party members and anti-Islam activists rallied together in the eastern city of Dresden on Monday, counting down the days to a vote set to make the AfD the first far-right group in Germany's parliament in more than 50 years. (more...)
Only On 8: Helping Hurricane Irma's victims in the Florida Keys Only On 8: Helping Hurricane Irma's victims in the Florida Keys
- September 20, 2017

Residents of the upper Keys began returning to their homes Wednesday. "They replaced multiple broken poles, mostly in alleys or backyards". "And we don't have shelters right now". Millions are without power in Southeast. Georgia, North Carolina, and SC are large cotton states where damage would impact and an already damaged market. (more...)