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Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if U.S. quits it - Ali Khamenei Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if U.S. quits it - Ali Khamenei
- October 19, 2017

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with students in Tehran, Iran, October 18, 2017. "They are angry as today the Islamic republic of Iran has disrupted their plans in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq", Khamenei said. "They must avoid interfering in our defense program ..." Why do you have missiles yourselves? "We do not think it is acceptable for the Europeans to join America in its bullying". (more...)
Toyota executive: United States seeks 'impossible' changes to NAFTA for Mexico, Canada Toyota executive: United States seeks 'impossible' changes to NAFTA for Mexico, Canada
- October 19, 2017

Under NAFTA, Lighthizer said, Mexico has offered "artificial incentives" to USA investors on the assumption that the United States will be the export market. global trade deficit. But companies have built complicated supply chains that straddle NAFTA borders, taking advantage of each country's strengths - such as cheap labor in Mexico and skilled workers and proximity to customers in the United States and Canada. (more...)
Trump claims Obama, other former presidents didn't call families of fallen soldiers Trump claims Obama, other former presidents didn't call families of fallen soldiers
- October 18, 2017

The Republican leader said in a news conference on Monday he had written letters to the families of four soldiers killed in an October 4 ambush in Niger and planned to call them, crediting himself with taking extra steps in honouring the dead properly. (more...)
Russian Federation to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble' Russian Federation to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble'
- October 18, 2017

As per the reports, Nikiforov states that the digital currency can not be mined and is instead centralized, with the Russian state being the sole issuer, making it quite different from the popular decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum . (more...)
Expert offers advice ahead of white nationalist event: 'Don't engage' Expert offers advice ahead of white nationalist event: 'Don't engage'
- October 18, 2017

Kent Fuchs , the university's president, said in an email to students that "If you are like me, I expect you are surprised and even shocked to learn that UF is required by law to allow Mr. "Law enforcement is going to be well-prepared", Bondi said. "The sheriff asked me to do the emergency order to make sure we had all the resources that might be needed to make sure the event that happens on Thursday goes without a hitch", Scott said. (more...)
Freed US-Canadian family reportedly leaves Pakistan Freed US-Canadian family reportedly leaves Pakistan
- October 17, 2017

Mr Boyle said his wife was raped by a guard who was assisted by his superiors. Friends and neighbors describe Coleman as focused on helping the poor even as a child, when she went door-to-door to raise money for impoverished people in Haiti, and as a budding entrepreneur who made chocolates and sold them to neighbors. (more...)
Studs and duds from Giants' win over Broncos | Eli Apple, Mike Sullivan Studs and duds from Giants' win over Broncos | Eli Apple, Mike Sullivan
- October 17, 2017

Now in his fourth season with the Broncos, Sanders had recorded 20 receptions for 190 yards and two scores through four games. Down 17-3 at the half, Denver chose to run the ball just once on first down for the rest of the game. NY could only burn 2:13 off the clock on the drive, though, and Denver would get the ball back with 6:10 remaining. In the fourth quarter, the Broncos reached the red zone twice, scoring once on a 13-yard pass from Siemian to Jeff Heuerman . (more...)
Donald Trump won't be state guest as United Kingdom visit downgraded Donald Trump won't be state guest as United Kingdom visit downgraded
- October 17, 2017

How will US President Donald Trump feel about being downgraded by the Queen? After inspecting a Guard of Honour, the visiting party then travels in a carriage procession to Buckingham Palace. Thousands of people launched protests against the move, while more than a million people signed a petition to stop the trip from going ahead. In January the Women's March saw over 100,000 protest in London . (more...)
Trump says subpoena filed against him for sexual assault is 'fake news' Trump says subpoena filed against him for sexual assault is 'fake news'
- October 17, 2017

That isn't my identity as a man, and it isn't the means by which I've led my life. According to Zervos' suit, "Mr Trump became obsessed with calling Ms Zervos and any other woman who came forward to report his abuse liars with improper motives". (more...)
Israel jets under fire from Syria retaliate with bombing raid near Damascus Israel jets under fire from Syria retaliate with bombing raid near Damascus
- October 17, 2017

In July, Netanyahu said a cease-fire agreement in southern Syria , brokered by the U.S. and Russian Federation at the G20 Summit in Germany, perpetuated the presence of Iranian forces near Israel. "The Syrian regime is responsible for the anti-aircraft fire". Following the airstrike, the Syrian military warned Israel of "dangerous consequences for its repeated attempts of aggression", in a statement published in official state media. (more...)
Himachal polls on November 9, Gujarat before December 18: EC Himachal polls on November 9, Gujarat before December 18: EC
- October 16, 2017

The party's Central Election Committee (CEC) deliberated on the names of probables to contest elections for the 68-seat assembly, for over two hours, and a list of candidates is likely to be announced tomorrow, a party leader said . "The sops were aimed at wooing agitating Patidars, the Valmiki community, lakhs of government employees and the powerful builder lobby. This is an attempt at collective bribery?" he said. (more...)
Hustler Porn Magazine Publisher Offers $10 Million to Dig Dirt on Trump Hustler Porn Magazine Publisher Offers $10 Million to Dig Dirt on Trump
- October 16, 2017

Flynt, a publisher of pornographic videos and magazines, including Hustler Magazine, took out a full-page ad in the Washington Post Sunday, where he offers $10 million for "information leading to the impeachment and removal from office of Donald J. (more...)
Rex Tillerson cleans up after Trump on Iran but dodges 'castration' questions Rex Tillerson cleans up after Trump on Iran but dodges 'castration' questions
- October 16, 2017

The secretary also says he's committed to executing the President's objectives, despite Tennessee Sen. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Sunday denied that Donald Trump's threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal had weakened America's chance of reining in North Korea through diplomacy . (more...)
Clashes Break Out Between Police and GJM Supporters in Darjeeling, 2 Dead Clashes Break Out Between Police and GJM Supporters in Darjeeling, 2 Dead
- October 16, 2017

Additional director general (law and order) Anuj Sharma told reporters in Kolkata that the police had specific information that Gurung and the group loyal to him were hiding near Patlebas, a stronghold of the GJM chief. Sharma said a cornered Gurung was trying to foment trouble in the hills again. Police also recovered a huge a cache of arms following the clash. Meanwhile, the state cabinet passed a proposal to give jobs to the widow and father of the slain policeman, who was only 27 and ... (more...)
Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation
- October 16, 2017

Israeli site Haaretz quoted a Palestinian source as saying that both sides were keen to avoid undermining the deal, which came following years of tensions after Hamas' 2007 takeover of control in Gaza . Last month, Hamas agreed to cede civil power in Gaza to the Palestinian Authority but the fate of its vast military wing remains a significant issue for the two sides. (more...)
Ireland, UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia Ireland, UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia
- October 15, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ophelia strengthened Saturday from a Category 2 to a Category 3 hurricane, with peak winds near 115 miles per hour (185 kph.) The center said it is likely to weaken by the time it hits land on Monday and Tuesday. (more...)
Sharif family moves SC seeking order to club NAB references Sharif family moves SC seeking order to club NAB references
- October 15, 2017

October 13 was set as the date when Maryam Nawaz and Capt. (Retd) Safdar were to be indicted for the references filed against them. Nawaz Sharif, in his petition, pled Supreme Court (SC) to halt proceedings of accountability court till judgment is served on constitutional plea and declare verdict to file three references illegal. (more...)
SIT release sketches of two main suspects in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder SIT release sketches of two main suspects in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder
- October 15, 2017

The sketches that were released have very minute details which have been made with the help of two professional visual artists, who based on the CCTV footage and the eyewitness description, have worked on the facial features. Singh said the sketches of the suspects have been released to trace them and requested people to provide information on them if they have any. Speaking to media personnel, I G intelligence BK Singh and MN Anuchet (DCP, Chief Investigation Officer) said that they were ... (more...)
Senator Susan Collins Won't Run for Governor of Maine
- October 15, 2017

Collins announced Friday that she was staying in Senate because she wants to help hardworking families and improve the health care system. As one of the few moderates in a closely divided Senate, she is often a swing vote, and, as she demonstrated during the health care debate, she can often influence the outcome of important legislation. (more...)
Paris to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles a Decade Ahead of Schedule
- October 14, 2017

On the heels of France and the United Kingdom announcing plans to phase out sales of combustion-engined cars by 2040, the state of California is mulling a similar move much earlier than the 2040 target date, . Many Parisians prefer to use vehicles such as public transport, bicycles instead of owning cars. Paris has faced rising air pollution in the last few years. (more...)
Donald Trump's speech to U.S. conservatives laced with Christmas spirit Donald Trump's speech to U.S. conservatives laced with Christmas spirit
- October 14, 2017

The president also said he was "stopping cold" attacks on Judeo-Christian values. "We're saying "Merry Christmas" again". "When America is unified, no force on Earth can break us apart". "The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome us", Trump said . "We stand united behind the customs, beliefs and traditions that define who we are as a nation and as a people". (more...)
Beardy Branson chucks cash at His Muskiness' Hyperloop idea Beardy Branson chucks cash at His Muskiness' Hyperloop idea
- October 14, 2017

One company making this type of high-speed transit system is Hyperloop One, and it just got funding from Virgin Group founder Richard Branson . Hyperloop One claims to be the only company in the world to have built a fully operational Hyperloop system. (more...)
Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Confounds Scientists Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Confounds Scientists
- October 13, 2017

In an otherwise thick layer of sea ice, still frozen from the Antarctic winter, the hole is an aberration. A " polynya " is a large ice-free area that develops in an otherwise frozen sea; the features are commonly seen in both the Arctic and Antarctic sea ice. (more...)
Kelly: 'I don't think I'm being fired today' Kelly: 'I don't think I'm being fired today'
- October 13, 2017

Trump, from the day I met him, he is a decisive guy, he is a very thoughtful man", Kelly added. "[Gen. Kelly] puts to rest an bad lot of these rumors and this conjecture and these plain out fictions that we see every single day", she said on "The Intelligence Report". (more...)
Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach agreement in Cairo Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach agreement in Cairo
- October 13, 2017

Egypt has helped mediate several attempts to reconcile the two movements and form a power-sharing unity government in Gaza and the West Bank. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated by phone Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine, on the intra-Palestinian agreement, signed earlier Thursday in Cairo . (more...)
What will happen if President Trump decertifies the Iran nuclear deal? What will happen if President Trump decertifies the Iran nuclear deal?
- October 13, 2017

The Republicans were dead against the nuclear deal in the Congress in the run-up to it suggesting that the deal did not do enough to wring further concessions from Iran in terms of its support to groups opposed to USA ally Israel, its military programme, etc. (more...)
United States withdraws from UNESCO United States withdraws from UNESCO
- October 13, 2017

And senior Trump administration officials - including U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley - have been critical of the organization. That has clearly failed, as evidenced by its continued push to remove all Jewish references to religious sites in the Holy Lands. (more...)
Hurricane Ophelia becomes 10th Atlantic hurricane of 2017 season Hurricane Ophelia becomes 10th Atlantic hurricane of 2017 season
- October 13, 2017

That's a bit of an unusual track for Atlantic storms. Days later, Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and Florida and was the strongest observed storm in the Atlantic since Wilma. Ophelia has set an initial record during a season that has set off five major hurricanes, three of them Category 5 storms as well as 15 named storms. (more...)
Corker On Trump Lying: 'Everyone Knows He Does It' Corker On Trump Lying: 'Everyone Knows He Does It'
- October 12, 2017

Sunday evening, after the senator and president traded insults on Twitter, Corker said he feared Trump's impulsiveness on the world stage might put the planet "on the path to World War III". "I stand by my statement". Corker, the former mayor of Chattanooga, has said in recent days that Trump behaves as if he's still on a reality TV show, that White House aides have to run an adult day care, and Corker suggested Trump's bluster and threats toward North Korea could set the US on a path to ... (more...)
Mensa offers to host IQ test between Trump and Tillerson Mensa offers to host IQ test between Trump and Tillerson
- October 12, 2017

Now, according to a new sports betting liner, the 45th president is yet again the underdog, but this time it's all about his infamous IQ test remark. "But if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests - and I can tell you who is going to win". (more...)
Mattis: Report that Trump Wanted Tenfold Nuclear Increase 'Absolutely False' and 'Irresponsible' Mattis: Report that Trump Wanted Tenfold Nuclear Increase 'Absolutely False' and 'Irresponsible'
- October 12, 2017

The Executive Director of the First Amendment Coalition, David Snyder, told Newsweek the comment from Trump was something more akin to a statement "the leader of some authoritarian country would make". Donald Trump reacted angrily on Wednesday to an NBC News report that claimed he asked the top Pentagon brass for a massive nuclear arms buildup. (more...)
Arrest Warrant Obtained for Deandre Harris
- October 11, 2017

A local magistrate issued a warrant for Deandre Harris Monday on charges of malicious wounding , after an unnamed person claimed to have been injured by him during the August 12 brawl, the local NBC affiliate reported . Two of his attackers were charged with malicious wounding in September. "We find it highly offensive and upsetting, but what's more jarring is that he's been charged with the same crime as the men who attacked him", he said. (more...)
Catalan leader faces pressure to abandon secession plan Catalan leader faces pressure to abandon secession plan
- October 11, 2017

Spain's Minister of Public Works, Inigo de la Serna, said in an interview in a local radio station that these moves are just "a first step of what could repeatedly happen" if there is a unilateral declaration of independence. The ideal would be not to have to take drastic measures. But it also found further backing on Monday when the opposition leader Pedro Sánchez, head of the Socialist party, finally confirmed that his party would "stand by the [Spanish] state" if a declaration of ... (more...)
Rajnath Singh to inaugurate NIA headquarters in Delhi Rajnath Singh to inaugurate NIA headquarters in Delhi
- October 11, 2017

On the Dokalam issue, the Home Minister said India was not a weak country anymore, but a strong one, which was in a position to resolve the contentious matter with its neighbour China. "Fake currency contributes to the rise of terrorism and high quality fake currency notes act as oxygen for terrorism", he said. According to the home minister, the NIA has been getting full cooperation from central and state agencies in its task. (more...)
Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR
- October 10, 2017

The court wants to "see at least in one Diwali the impact of a cracker-free festivity". India's top court on Monday imposed a ban on the sale of fireworks in the capital city and its adjoining areas especially the National Capital Region (NCR) until October 31, officials said . (more...)
'Only One Thing Will Work' Against North Korea 'Only One Thing Will Work' Against North Korea
- October 10, 2017

He also said, without elaborating, that "only one thing will work". ".Hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, making fools of USA negotiators". "I feel like this is a similar situation, they want to do something in North Korea because it is a sort of wag the dog or kill the messenger and they are kind of trying to force-fit it". (more...)
White House White House "Calm Before The Storm" Explanation Comes Up Short
- October 10, 2017

Again, since all his other talking points on North Korea have been about how ready the USA is for war with them, it's a concerning direction he's pointing in. "We're going to continue doing that, and we're going to continue doing that as a team with the president leading that effort", she said on Friday. "Maybe it's the calm before the storm", Trump said . (more...)
United States to sell $15 bln THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia United States to sell $15 bln THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia
- October 10, 2017

According to new media reports, the US State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion. During the first visit by a Saudi king to Russia, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Russian President, Vladimir Putin, underlined the rapprochement between the two countries by signing important agreements in the military and energy fields. (more...)
Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book
- October 10, 2017

She said: 'First Lady? Melania Trump's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, called that comment "attention-seeking and self-serving noise". Despite their marriage ending in a tabloid-affair, there seems to be no bad-blood between the two now as Trump apparently offered Ivana an ambassadorship to her home country the Czech Republic . (more...)
Rupp bursts clear to claim rare home Chicago Marathon win Rupp bursts clear to claim rare home Chicago Marathon win
- October 09, 2017

He won the Olympic Trials Marathon in February 2016 in his debut, then claimed Olympic bronze in Rio de Janeiro and finished second in the 2017 Boston Marathon in April. Rupp is a three-time U.S. Olympian. The last American-born runner to win the men's race was Greg Meyer in 1982. "I ran without a pacemaker and It was hard to break a record, but I am pleased with the race and the result today". (more...)
Paddock's girlfriend unaware of shooting plan Paddock's girlfriend unaware of shooting plan
- October 09, 2017

The owner says Danley was in the store with Paddock at the time but showed no interest in guns. The reserved hotel rooms overlooked the festival's main stage, entrance, and exit - not vastly different than the positioning of the Mandalay Bay suite he eventually used to attack innocent Route 91 festival goers. (more...)
Flawless storm close to ruining Pakistan's proud Test series record in UAE Flawless storm close to ruining Pakistan's proud Test series record in UAE
- October 09, 2017

The listless efforts of two premier left-arm pacers summed up Pakistan's fortunes not only in the Dubai Test but the two-match series . This match between the team Pakistan and Sri Lanka is touted as the much awaited and anticipated match which is making it an important match anyway. (more...)
Ghana Black Stars to crush the Uganda Cranes? Ghana Black Stars to crush the Uganda Cranes?
- October 08, 2017

Ghana and Uganda played out a dour goalless draw in Kampala on Saturday which dents the pair's hopes of World Cup qualification and leaves Egypt within one win of a place in Russian Federation next year. The Black Stars had a goal wrongly ruled out for offside when Daniel Amartey, who captained the side, headed home from a free-kick, only for the linesman's flag to go up. (more...)
Is the Trump Administration Using Religion to Allow Discrimination?
- October 08, 2017

It could also have an impact on pending legal disputes across the country. Among other thing, the guidance adopts certain aspects of the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA)-a key legislative priority of the Religious Right- as administration policy. (more...)
Brazil nursery arson attack: Four toddlers burnt alive Brazil nursery arson attack: Four toddlers burnt alive
- October 08, 2017

The fire was started by a security guard working at the facility, according to Brazilian state news agency, who allegedly set the facility ablaze before torching himself. The motive is yet to be confirmed by investigators. Police rescue helicopters are on the scene as they ferry people to hospital. Minas Gerais Governor Fernando Pimentel visited the victims and relatives of those affected by the tragedy and reiterated the government's commitment "to help in what is possible". (more...)
Bombardier fights back after new duty put on CSeries sales to US
- October 08, 2017

The US is seeking to impose even more tariffs on Bombardier's aircraft, which are built in Northern Ireland, proposing hiking trade duties on the C-Series to nearly 300pc. A Bombardier union said it wasn't surprised by the new duty given the 48 per cent increase in the number of dumping allegations since the Trump administration took office. (more...)
State Department to Lift Sanctions on State Sponsor of Terrorism Sudan State Department to Lift Sanctions on State Sponsor of Terrorism Sudan
- October 08, 2017

Official news agency SUNA quoted a foreign ministry statement welcoming the decision: "The leaders of Sudan , the government of Sudan and the people of Sudan welcome the positive decision taken by American President Donald Trump of removing the economic sanctions completely". (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

According to Sivan, the incident took place at Cafe Socialista , a Cuban-themed club and restaurant that Weinstein had invested in at the time . Winstein reportedly called Sivan the next day to say he "had a great time last night" and to try to arrange a date, but Sivan ended the conversation quickly by reminding the Hollywood producer that she had a boyfriend. (more...)
Trump administration rolls back ObamaCare contraceptive mandate Trump administration rolls back ObamaCare contraceptive mandate
- October 07, 2017

The Act required employer-provided health insurance policies to include coverage for preventative care, including birth control using all contraceptive methods approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. The Supreme Court earlier had held in the Hobby Lobby case that closely held corporations could hold religious beliefs that exempted them from the mandate. (more...)
Officials to review security after British PM May targeted by prankster Officials to review security after British PM May targeted by prankster
- October 07, 2017

Conservative MPs were reportedly taking soundings on whether they had the numbers to unseat Theresa May as leader after her car-crash conference speech on Wednesday. She went on to say that if the ministers made the land available and gave young people the skills to build the houses, the builders must ensure they "build the homes our country needs". (more...)

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