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A bomb has made more than 20 dead in Mogadishu A bomb has made more than 20 dead in Mogadishu
- October 15, 2017

A truck loaded with explosives went off at the entrance of a hotel, according to security sources. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy road in the Hodan district and at least 15 people were injured, Capt. Emergency services were overwhelmed as they sought to respond to the bombing. "We are still busy transporting casualties", said Abdullahi Nur, a police officer who was in the area, adding that there were bodies under the rubble. (more...)
President Trump Delivers Remarks to the 2017 Values Voter Summit President Trump Delivers Remarks to the 2017 Values Voter Summit
- October 14, 2017

The president hit further applause lines in a room that had earlier been treated to a speaker wearing an industrial apron in order to "drain the swamp" and an unflattering photo of Hillary Clinton shown for the goal of mockery. You go to department stores and they'll say "Happy New Year" or say other things and it will be red. The president also touched on a topic that he often discussed on the campaign trail - that our culture should welcome back people and say "Merry Christmas" around the ... (more...)
Huge, 'mysterious' hole appears in sea ice near Antarctica Huge, 'mysterious' hole appears in sea ice near Antarctica
- October 14, 2017

The hole, known as a polynya , is a odd phenomenon where a region of open water shows up in the middle of the sea ice in the Arctic and Southern Oceans. As the surface water comes into contact with the Antarctic atmosphere, it cools and sinks, then heats up again and rises back toward the surface. A polynya allows heat to escape the ocean, cooling the top layer of the sea water. (more...)
Employees injured in attempted prison break in Pasquotank Co Employees injured in attempted prison break in Pasquotank Co
- October 14, 2017

Several other employees were hurt. An attempted prison break in North Carolina has left several workers injured as fires broke out inside the facility. In response to the incident, three nearby schools , Northside Elementary, Elizabeth City Middle School and Pasquotank County High School, have been placed on lockdown per instruction from Emergency Management . (more...)
Who killed Aarushi? Question resurfaces after High Court acquits her parents Who killed Aarushi? Question resurfaces after High Court acquits her parents
- October 13, 2017

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar have been serving their sentence in Ghaziabad's Dasna jail. This decision by the Allahabad HC was a big one as it accepted the plea from Rajesh and Nupur Talwar who were convicted of the murder of their own daughter earlier. (more...)
Pakistan EC issues non-bailable warrant against Imran Khan Pakistan EC issues non-bailable warrant against Imran Khan
- October 13, 2017

However, the PTI is challenging the warrants in the Islamabad High Court , the Dawn quoted a PTI spokesperson, as saying. ECP chairman Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan ordered on Thursday that the PTI chairman be arrested and brought to the next hearing of the case on October 26. (more...)
CM Arvind Kejriwal's auto stolen from Delhi Secretariat CM Arvind Kejriwal's auto stolen from Delhi Secretariat
- October 13, 2017

Deputy Commissioner of Police Mandeep Singh Randhawa told IANS: "We have received a complaint regarding theft of a blue colour WagonR auto bearing registration number DL9CG9769 from AAP . Police is looking into the matter and trying to get the CCTV footage. Party's UK-based volunteer Kundan Sharma, a software engineer, had donated the auto to Kejriwal in January 2013. (more...)
15th named storm forms in Atlantic, Ophelia to intensify 15th named storm forms in Atlantic, Ophelia to intensify
- October 13, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Ophelia is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday. Ophelia is forecast to drift slowly east for the next day or so before stronger upper-level winds arrive later this week and accelerate it toward the east-northeast just south of the Azores. (more...)
Trump Says New Trade Deal with Canada Could Exclude Mexico Trump Says New Trade Deal with Canada Could Exclude Mexico
- October 13, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has warned against so-called "poison pill" proposals by the U.S., including the sunset clause. "I highlighted to the president how we disagreed, vehemently, with Commerce's decision to bring in countervailing and anti-dumping duties against Bombardier", Trudeau told reporters following talks with US President Donald Trump. (more...)
US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in South China Sea US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in South China Sea
- October 12, 2017

China's Defense Ministry said on October 11 that a warship, two fighter jets and a helicopter had scrambled to warn the USS Chafee away, adding the vessel had infringed upon China's sovereignty and security with its "provocation". The destroyer, however, did not violate the 12-nautical-mile territorial limits of the islands, according to a Reuters report, citing USA military officials. (more...)
Trump Won't Get Royal Welcome During UK Visit
- October 12, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May made the state visit offer to US President Donald Trump shortly after he took office in January 2017. Her announcement was met threats of massive protests , and the speaker of the House of Commons insisted he would bar Trump from addressing Parliament. (more...)
North Korea Apparently Tried To Hack Into American Power Companies North Korea Apparently Tried To Hack Into American Power Companies
- October 12, 2017

North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in recent weeks in defiance of U.N. sanctions as it races towards its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States . (more...)
United Nations aid agencies back on United Nations aid agencies back on "full alert" amid new Myanmar refugee exodus
- October 11, 2017

He said authorities have banned any Bangladeshi or foreigner from entering the settlements after 5:00 pm. "We made a makeshift arrangement for shifting them to an island called "Bhasan Char" from Cox's Bazar . "By this malnutrition programme, we're now treating 3,400 severely acute malnourished children". "We feel deeply sorry for the reaction from global countries based on news without truth". (more...)
Las Vegas gunman fired on security guard before mass shooting Las Vegas gunman fired on security guard before mass shooting
- October 11, 2017

Paddock, who had outfitted a room service cart with security cameras and placed it outside his room, then shot Campos through the door of his suite. "Nobody played as much and as long as I did", he said, and added that he would play the game for "14 hours a day, 365 days a year" on an average in the year 2006. (more...)
White House releases immigration wish list White House releases immigration wish list
- October 11, 2017

The proposals include funding for a southern border wall and are likely to be rebuked by Democrats . Trump said in September that he would end the program under which Dreamers are protected, known as DACA , short for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (more...)
President Trump challenges his own secretary of state to compare President Trump challenges his own secretary of state to compare "IQ tests"
- October 11, 2017

Both Trump and Tillerson are successful ex-CEOs of multi-billion dollar companies, so one would normally assume that any IQ challenge would result in some fairly close results. "No, I didn't undercut anybody", Trump said. Though the uneasy relationship continues, it is unlikely - for now - that Tillerson will leave, sources have told CNN , because the President and his top aides are aware of the perception that they are shedding top staff at an unnerving clip. (more...)
EPA's Repeal of Obama's Clean Power Plan Won't Happen Overnight EPA's Repeal of Obama's Clean Power Plan Won't Happen Overnight
- October 11, 2017

Jim Justice. "No better place to make that announcement in than Hazard, Kentucky". "We could have a whole new economy of new job, new technology, cleaner and cheaper", he said. Twenty-seven states joined the challenge, which is still pending. The regulation aims to cut carbon pollution from power plants by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. (more...)
Captain Safdar arrested, Maryam heads home Captain Safdar arrested, Maryam heads home
- October 11, 2017

Meanwhile, the NAB prosecution asked the court to issue arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif , who they said had left for London, despite being a primary accused, without informing the NAB authorities. The court also asked him to seek its permission before going overseas and rejected the NAB request to confiscate his passport. She said that JIT levelled false allegations and there was no substance in them. (more...)
Boris Johnson urges 'so-called friends' to stop briefing against May
- October 11, 2017

The party has been full of infighting following Cabinet feuding over Brexit negotiations and a tough conference speech from the Mrs May after she was hampered by a prankster and ill health. When asked if she believes Brexit is reversible, she said: "If the United Kingdom wanted to reverse Brexit, and I don't see any signs that the United Kingdom does want to do that, whether or not that would be possible would probably not come down to the law". (more...)
Homes destroyed as thousands remain evacuated in Orange County Homes destroyed as thousands remain evacuated in Orange County
- October 11, 2017

By Monday night it was only 5 percent contained. The Orange County fire has destroyed two dozen structures, including homes and outbuildings. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has released a smoke advisory for most of central and northern Orange County, as well as southern and coastal parts of Los Angeles County. (more...)
Richardson 3-Year-Old Girl Missing for almost 48 Hours Richardson 3-Year-Old Girl Missing for almost 48 Hours
- October 10, 2017

The family reported her missing almost five hours later, at 8 a.m. Saturday, KXAS reported . Law enforcement officials believe she is in grave or immediate danger. She was wearing a pink top and black pajama bottoms. Richardson Police Sgt. Kevin Perlich told KTVT investigators are trying to determine why the parents called 911 several hours later. (more...)
UK PM May to update parliament on Brexit talks today UK PM May to update parliament on Brexit talks today
- October 10, 2017

May's office said she stressed the importance of engaging with the business community to design the proposed implementation arrangements, and promised to have continued meetings with a wide variety of business voices. In a foreword to the customs paper, Finance Minister Philip Hammond also underlined the importance of a transition period after Brexit to allow businesses to adjust to new rules and avoid a "cliff-edge" scenario. (more...)
Wind-Whipped Wildfires Forcing Evacuations in Napa and Sonoma Counties Wind-Whipped Wildfires Forcing Evacuations in Napa and Sonoma Counties
- October 10, 2017

In video posted on Twitter specialists were seen wheeling a patient in a healing center bed out of Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Santa Rosa to security. "This is a life-threatening event", the Santa Rosa Police Department said in a 2 a.m. alert regarding the evacuations. The winds were expected to subside at midday. (more...)
Postponing fare hike, handing over DMRC to Delhi government against rules: Centre Postponing fare hike, handing over DMRC to Delhi government against rules: Centre
- October 10, 2017

Citing the example of Kolkata Metro, Kejriwal said as the central government bears 100% of loss for it; bearing 50% loss in case of Delhi doesn't seem hard. On Thursday, Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot had said that his government could revoke Delhi metro chief Mangu Singh's appointment if fares were increased on October 10, media reported. (more...)
In rebuilding, Puerto Rico should embrace solar power (Letters) In rebuilding, Puerto Rico should embrace solar power (Letters)
- October 10, 2017

Puerto Rico in May filed a form of bankruptcy under the Title III provision in the PROMESA law. Cory Booker, Menendez called on President Trump to use the authority given to him under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to more quickly respond to the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico and the U.S. (more...)
'What the law says': Catalonia will follow through with independence declaration - leader 'What the law says': Catalonia will follow through with independence declaration - leader
- October 09, 2017

Rajoy has vowed to block any independence move and has also rejected calls for mediation in a dispute that has drawn cries of concern all over Spain, and even from Barcelona and Real Madrid footballers. "At the moment he [Puigdemont] is providing no clear timeline for a unilateral independence declaration". "The thousands of Guardia Civil and national police officers deployed in Catalonia would remain there until things return to normal and repeated calls for the regional government to ... (more...)
Defence Minister Reviews Operational Preparedness In The Northeast Defence Minister Reviews Operational Preparedness In The Northeast
- October 09, 2017

In the video, she is seen greeting the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers at the Nathu La border post in Sikkim with a " Namaste " - the Indian form of greeting - and having a pleasant chat. During her visit, which also coincided with the 85th Air Force Day, the defence minister interacted with the "air warriors" and reviewed the "operational readiness" of the Tezpur airbase where Sukhoi fighter aircrafts and other IAF assets are stationed. (more...)
Will treat United States troops like 'Daesh' if blacklisted: Iran's IRGC
- October 09, 2017

In case the United States imposes fresh sanctions, they will have to relocate the USA regional bases out of the reach of Iran's missiles, state media quoted the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander as saying. He said such moves by the USA will eliminate "any chance for engagement forever". Iran's Republican Guards Corps chief General Mohammed Ali Jafari said warned Washington that altering the status quo between the two hostile powers will eliminate "any chance for engagement forever". (more...)
Hamilton wins in Japan to take 59 point lead over Vettel Hamilton wins in Japan to take 59 point lead over Vettel
- October 09, 2017

The Red Bull pair couldn't quite conjure up the speed they had displayed in Singapore and Malaysia, where Verstappen won on merit, but will move up to third and fourth after Bottas' penalty is applied. "Seb got a great start, but shortly afterwards we had to call him back to the garage prior to retiring the vehicle". "After the penalty on Friday night, due to the engine change, I think we deserved that one point - we fought hard for it. (more...)
Sessions gets law dead wrong on transgender protections Sessions gets law dead wrong on transgender protections
- October 08, 2017

You might also be interested in. . In a memo to the nation's federal prosecutors, Sessions says the law bars discrimination between men and women but does not extend to gender identity. Montana Attorney General Tim Fox said, "The increase of substance abuse in Montana is fueling violent crimes at a frightening rate, tearing apart once safe and peaceful communities". (more...)
Anti-nuclear-weapons group wins Nobel Peace Prize Anti-nuclear-weapons group wins Nobel Peace Prize
- October 08, 2017

The European Union's foreign policy chief welcomed the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons . ICAN's website crashed, as people around the world started researching the organisation named as the "driving force" behind the signing of the historic United Nations treaty. (more...)
Nice & Warm Locally, but Nate is Approaching the Gulf Coast
- October 08, 2017

Rain will hold off until after midnight, with an increasing chance (30 percent) of showers after 2 a.m. Winds will be gusty from the southwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. Dew point readings will be in the 60s to possibly near 70 degrees. The day's record high in Burlington is 77°, our forecast high is 80°. Watch Meteorologist Ashley Baylor tonight for the latest on your local forecast and NATE as it gets closer to making a landfall across the Northern Gulf Coast. (more...)
Inzamam's nephew in Pakistan squad for Sri Lanka ODIs Inzamam's nephew in Pakistan squad for Sri Lanka ODIs
- October 08, 2017

Sri Lankan Left-handed Dimuth Karunaratne has steered his Side to a solid position in Second Test against Pakistan as the Islanders ended Day 1 at Dubai with 254 runs for 3 on Friday. It beaten Pakistan by 21 runs in first Test played in Abu Dhabi from September 28 to October 2. So when the panic button shouldn't be pressed. "The Champions Trophy team has been retained except Azhar Ali, who has been rested for the ODI series to gain full fitness, said Pakistan Cricket Board ... (more...)
Turkey says major operation underway in Syria's Idlib
- October 08, 2017

During his speech, Erdoğan said that the operation in Idlib is the follow-up of the Euphrates Shield Operation in northern Syria, which was launched on August 24, 2016, in a bid to clear Turkey's border from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and stop the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) from merging its Kobane and Afrin cantons. (more...)
Danish police find head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall Danish police find head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall
- October 08, 2017

Her mutilated body was found on August 21, 2017. But Jensen said the decapitated head contradicted Madsen's version of events. The autopsy did not, however, to establish the causes of death. The submarine dove for several hours overnight from August 10 to 11, during which time police believe Wall's body was cut to pieces, Moeller Jensen said. (more...)
How did Las Vegas shooter get his arsenal? Easily, and legally How did Las Vegas shooter get his arsenal? Easily, and legally
- October 07, 2017

Automatic weapons fire until the ammunition is used up; semi-automatic weapons require the trigger to be pulled for each shot. The Wall Street Journal reported that the gunman appears to have used at least one fully automatic rifle and had between 18 and 20 weapons in his hotel room. (more...)
Buhari, Kachikwu in closed-door meeting Buhari, Kachikwu in closed-door meeting
- October 07, 2017

The Senate committee is to be chaired by Aliyu Wamako while its members include Tayo Alasoadura, Akpan Bassey, Samuel Anyanwu, and Ahmed Ogembe. A source at the State House informed PREMIUM TIMES that Mr. A broom immersed in oil can not sweep clean". Furthermore, the Senate panel was mandated to investigate the policy introduced by the NNPC Trading Limited, a subsidiary of the corporation, among other issues. (more...)
Fired construction worker kills foreman, then self, at site Fired construction worker kills foreman, then self, at site
- October 07, 2017

Police said they received a 911 call about a shooting at 7:09 a.m. and found the victim dead with a gunshot wound to the head on 59th street and 11th avenue. Workers claimed the man was a disgruntled former employee who was sacked a few days ago. Officers who arrived at the building discovered a man who had been shot in the head, the police said. (more...)
'Incredible character': Trump praises first responders during Las Vegas visit 'Incredible character': Trump praises first responders during Las Vegas visit
- October 07, 2017

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in the shaken Sin City three days after a sniper in a high-rise hotel room shot almost 600 people at a country music festival, killing at least 58. However, there is mounting pressure that may bring Trump into the conversation, as gun control advocates and Democratic lawmakers press for change. (more...)
Preschoolers die after being set alight in Brazil Preschoolers die after being set alight in Brazil
- October 07, 2017

It was also revealed that he was sacked from his position in September. 25 people mostly children aged between four and five were hospitalised with burn injuries. I, who am a father, imagine that this must be a most painful loss. Local media said the 50-year-old man had worked at the school since 2008. "We hope these things will not happen again in Brazil". (more...)