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Yosemite Rockfalls Leave 1 Tourist Dead, 2 Injured At El Capitan Yosemite Rockfalls Leave 1 Tourist Dead, 2 Injured At El Capitan
- October 01, 2017

The park is taking precautionary measures and closely monitoring El Capitan, the site of those rockfalls. Stock said park officials would not allow people into any area they felt is unsafe. Ian Mort, 60, of Los Angeles could smell the dust and he sat in jammed traffic after Thursday's rock fall as he headed into the park for his first trip, but he said he wasn't concerned. (more...)
U.S. defence expert warns Australia to strengthen defences against North Korea attack
- October 01, 2017

Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department of North Korea's foreign ministry, traveled to Moscow to meet with Russian ambassador-at-large oleg Burmistrov and Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. US President Donald Trump had on Wednesday said that he was prepared for a "military option" on North Korea, warning that the move would be devastating. (more...)
Twitter's Testimony on Russian-Linked Accounts 'Inadequate on Every Level' Twitter's Testimony on Russian-Linked Accounts 'Inadequate on Every Level'
- September 30, 2017

The news follows similar disclosures from Facebook . Twitter was able to link the accounts it removed to Russian entities through an internal review of roughly 450 accounts shared by Facebook , the blog post said . "Neither the original accounts shared by Facebook , nor the additional related accounts we identified, were registered as advertisers on Twitter ", the company said. (more...)
UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader
- September 30, 2017

Mr Bolton will address the party conference at about teatime on Saturday. It is thought if Ms Waters wins the leadership contest it could create a huge divide in the party. None of us is Nigel. There is a danger, he said, that UKIP would go from being perceived as a single-issue "anti-Brussels party" to a single-issue "anti-Muslim" one. (more...)
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Kashmir, to visit Siachen Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Kashmir, to visit Siachen
- September 30, 2017

CHAIRING her first Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday cleared a project worth Rs 200 crore for buying indigenous sonars for Indian Naval ships, and another one for missiles for the Navy. (more...)
PM Abe celebrates anniversary of Japan-China ties PM Abe celebrates anniversary of Japan-China ties
- September 30, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony Thursday marking the anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and China as well as China's national day, in a display of his intent to improve delicate relations between the Asian neighbors. (more...)
Jane Fonda shuts down TV host for plastic surgery question Jane Fonda shuts down TV host for plastic surgery question
- September 30, 2017

EW said Kelly invited a "superfan" of the comedy, Russel Turner, to meet the cast and Kelly asked, "Is it true that you became a lawyer - and you became gay - because of Will?" Kelly then asked Fonda why she doesn't feel proud to admit that she's had work done. (more...)
USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach USC releases statement related to arrest of former assistant coach
- September 29, 2017

Of course, we will cooperate with investigators and we look forward to justice being done in this case. Evans is one of four coaches charged across the country, accused of accepting bribes from consultants and agents in exchange for access to the best players. (more...)
ISIS leader heard alive, talking about North Korea in new recording ISIS leader heard alive, talking about North Korea in new recording
- September 29, 2017

The recording, which has yet to be verified, involved references to recent geopolitical developments, including US tensions with North Korea , in an apparent attempt to dismiss persistent reports that Baghdadi had been killed on the battlefield. (more...)
Coroner fails to determine exact cause of Warmbier's death Coroner fails to determine exact cause of Warmbier's death
- September 29, 2017

USA student Otto Warmbier speaks at a news conference in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 29, 2016. As the Warmbier's opened up for the first time since their son's death, Neack believes several other US families are watching closely. It has denied allegations of torture and said that Warmbier's illness was a result of contracting botulism, a form of bacterial poisoning. (more...)
Trump Insists Republicans 'Have the Votes' on Healthcare Trump Insists Republicans 'Have the Votes' on Healthcare
- September 29, 2017

Thad CochranMcConnell tees up debt, government-funding vote National Flood Insurance Program is the next storm for hurricane survivors Trump exempts Citgo from Venezuela sanctions MORE (R-Miss.), who has been suffering from health problems. (more...)
Rihanna urges Donald Trump to help the people of Puerto Rico Rihanna urges Donald Trump to help the people of Puerto Rico
- September 29, 2017

President Donald Trump has waived the "Jones Act" which restricts shipping to Puerto Rico as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria . Donald Trump has announced he will allow foreign owned ships to deliver relief supplies from U.S. (more...)
Prototype construction begins on Trump's border wall Prototype construction begins on Trump's border wall
- September 28, 2017

The prototypes are expected to take about 30 days to complete and the evaluation process will take roughly three months. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. (more...)
Trump On Firing Tom Price: 'We'll See' Trump On Firing Tom Price: 'We'll See'
- September 28, 2017

Democrats who requested the review cited a Politico report that Price took five private charter flights along routes and at times when commercial flights were available for a fraction of the cost. They spent the next two days - a weekend - on the island, and during those two days Price's official duties consisted of a one-hour speech to the Medical Association of Georgia. (more...)
DirecTV Gives Refunds to Those Offended by NFL Protests DirecTV Gives Refunds to Those Offended by NFL Protests
- September 28, 2017

The company has reportedly begun issuing NFL Sunday Ticket refunds to consumers who were upset over the decision by some NFL players to kneel during the national anthem as a form of protesting the injustices being brought forth by the current administration. (more...)
Interpol approves Palestinian membership; new blow to Israel Interpol approves Palestinian membership; new blow to Israel
- September 28, 2017

The Palestinians' admission was aggressively opposed by the United States and Israel , which argues that the Palestinian Authority shouldn't be admitted because it's not a formal, recognized state. Interpol, based in Lyon, France, is an worldwide clearing house for arrest warrants and police cooperation against cross-border terrorism, trafficking and other crime. (more...)
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum
- September 27, 2017

On Monday, 17 people were summoned for allegedly "disseminating a website for people to participate in a referendum declared illegal by the Constitutional Court", according to police. This has sparked protests in Barcelona and other cities. These actions have provoked mass demonstrations and drawn accusations from Catalan leaders that the Madrid government was resorting to the repression of the Franco dictatorship. (more...)
Russian Federation denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria's Idlib Russian Federation denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria's Idlib
- September 27, 2017

Abdallah said Syrian regime forces carried out additional bombardment of SDF positions after the initial Russian bombing. The Coalition-backed operation in eastern Deir Ezzor province has come under vast criticism from both Syrian and Russian military and political observers. (more...)
Royalty- Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Make Their First Public Appearance Together Royalty- Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Make Their First Public Appearance Together
- September 27, 2017

Meghan looked effortlessly flawless in ripped blue jeans and a white shirt, shielding her eyes with a pair of dark glasses. The games are close to the Prince's heart - he served in Afghanistan and has spoken of being moved by his encounters with wounded servicemen during his first deployment there in 2008. (more...)
NBC's Megyn Kelly says she's 'done with politics' on debut NBC's Megyn Kelly says she's 'done with politics' on debut
- September 27, 2017

Here's a look back at some. Then she said she wanted the show to be apolitical and for the show to be a place where viewers can be gifted with "a smile, sometimes a tear, and maybe some hope to start your day". Megyn Kelly said hi to Hoda and Kathie Lee before teasing tomorrow's episode, which will feature Jane Fonda and, oops, NBC cut to commercial before Megyn finished revealing tomorrow's guest list. (more...)
Japan's Prime Minister Calls Snap October Election, Pushes New Stimulus Package Japan's Prime Minister Calls Snap October Election, Pushes New Stimulus Package
- September 26, 2017

Today, he confidently called a snap election with every prospect of winning a secure victory and a mandate for four more years. Recent escalating tensions with North Korea have reportedly resulted in a surge in the Japanese Prime Minister's rating after a series of scandals. (more...)
Crowley Establishes Flow of Relief Cargo into Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria Crowley Establishes Flow of Relief Cargo into Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria
- September 26, 2017

This u.s. territory of more than 3 million inhabitants, is now immersed in the dark. The picture coming out of Puerto Rico is grim in the wake of Maria: Streets flooded and towns left without fresh water, fuel or phone service, or electricity. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Expected To Affect Mid-Atlantic Shores Next Few Days Hurricane Maria Expected To Affect Mid-Atlantic Shores Next Few Days
- September 26, 2017

High surf and unsafe rip currents generated by Maria will begin arriving on the Southeast coast this weekend. While Hurricane Maria isn't expected to have a direct impact on SC, it still could cause risky rip currents here, and maybe a bit more to the north of our state. (more...)
Anthony Weiner jailed for sexting girl Anthony Weiner jailed for sexting girl
- September 26, 2017

One of the messages included a photo of his penis whilst he was near his four-year-old son, according to The Metro . During several of these chats Weiner "used graphic and obscene language" to ask the girl "to display her naked body and touch herself", prosecutors say". (more...)
Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles
- September 26, 2017

It also carried in-flight video from the nose cone of the missile, which has a range of 2,000km and can carry multiple warheads. Iran has said all of its missiles are created to carry conventional warheads only and has limited their range to a maximum of 2,000km, although commanders have said they have the technology to go further. (more...)
Russian Federation warns it'll hit back if fired on in Syria Russian Federation warns it'll hit back if fired on in Syria
- September 25, 2017

The SDF had twice opened fire with mortars and artillery on Syrian troops who were working alongside Russian special forces , it claimed . U.S. and Russian generals held a face-to-face meeting this week in an effort to avoid accidental clashes as both sides fight to retake what is left of Islamic State's territory in Syria , U.S. (more...)
Rand Paul: Supports Pre-Obamacare Levels in Block Grants Rand Paul: Supports Pre-Obamacare Levels in Block Grants
- September 25, 2017

It also would take money earmarked for the law's Medicaid expansion and return it to states in the form of block grants. Trump appears to be on an offensive aimed at getting Paul on board with the bill, whom he has generally had a cordial rapport with, while Senate leadership is focusing on winning over Trump critics Collins and Murkowski. (more...)
Man who shot New Castle officer dies after officer returns fire Man who shot New Castle officer dies after officer returns fire
- September 25, 2017

Both were taken to nearby hospitals, where the officer was being treated for injuries that were not life-threatening. A second officer was struck by the gunfire and wounded. "Fearing for his safety, the officer discharged his firearm several times at the male adult, striking him once in the upper torso area". Authorities said it is still unclear if the man was actually armed during the incident. (more...)
England vs West Indies Live Streaming Sky Sports, Willow TV England vs West Indies Live Streaming Sky Sports, Willow TV
- September 25, 2017

Joe Root and Ben Stokes countered though and put on 132 for the fourth wicket, both motoring past 50 before Stokes (73 from 63 balls) holed out, looking to push things on once more. Earlier, England one-day captain Eoin Morgan's run of low scores continued when he was caught behind for a first-ball nought by a Holder delivery that cut away off the pitch. (more...)
Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack amid North Korea threats Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack amid North Korea threats
- September 25, 2017

A few hours after China announced the enforcement of the new UN Security Council sanctions against Pyongyang, Beijing reported that an natural disaster, most likely caused by an explosion, was detected in North Korea. Beijing's appeal came as a war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un escalated, with the young North Korean leader calling the 71-year-old American president a "mentally deranged United States dotard". (more...)
Arsenal vs West Brom Arsenal vs West Brom
- September 25, 2017

It is a testament to his longevity, adaptability and quality that he has lasted so long in the fast-paced, blood-and-thunder world of English soccer. I was 32 when I signed for Everton and Roberto Martinez said , "Your style of game - you can play until you're 40". (more...)
Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum
- September 24, 2017

The Mossos, who are normally controlled by the Catalan government, have been accused by Madrid of not sufficiently cracking down on preparations for the independence vote, which Spain's Constitutional Court has ruled illegal. The growing police presence and aggressive crackdowns are fueling mounting protests among the Catalan population, with thousands taking to the streets of Barcelona , and dock workers refusing to provide services to the police staying on the ferries. (more...)
Turkey says Iraqi Kurd vote 'illegitimate' Turkey says Iraqi Kurd vote 'illegitimate'
- September 24, 2017

Jwan Mohammed, a Kurdish politician in the northern city of Qamishli, said the vote is taking place amid very tight security for fear of attacks by the Islamic State . Iraq's central government previously threatened to intervene militarily if the vote leads to violence. KRG's leader, Masoud Barzani, has said a "Yes" vote would not result in an automatic declaration of independence but would simply lead to further negotiations with Baghdad. (more...)
Oumar Niasse has an Everton future after turnaround says Ronald Koeman Oumar Niasse has an Everton future after turnaround says Ronald Koeman
- September 24, 2017

Signed for £13m four years ago from Wigan Athletic, Newcastle United were among the clubs believed to be interested in McCarthy's services before the close of the transfer window, though local reports suggested no suitor matched Everton's £25m valuation of the Scottish-born player. (more...)
Kenyan police use tear-gas on pro-Kenyatta protesters at top court Kenyan police use tear-gas on pro-Kenyatta protesters at top court
- September 24, 2017

She said that the IEBC's refusal to comply with the order to grant access to its electronic voting system led the court to "accept claims by the opposition that the computer system had been infiltrated and compromised and the data interfered with, or that the IEBC officials interfered with the system themselves". (more...)
Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying USA warnings Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying USA warnings
- September 24, 2017

Iran says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile despite warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue. The American president also threatened to bin the 2015 nuclear accord, saying Iran is developing missiles that could be used to deliver a nuclear warhead. (more...)
Trump claims Chinese banks won't do business with North Korea Trump claims Chinese banks won't do business with North Korea
- September 24, 2017

However, he added: "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un". Believe it or not, Kim's statement actually used gentler language than his propaganda specialists have favored in the past. (more...)
New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't
- September 24, 2017

New Zealand uses a German-style proportional representation system in which a party, or combination of parties, needs 61 of Parliament's 120 members - usually about 48 percent of the vote - to form a government. But he is a controversial figure in New Zealand politics. "In the next few days we will begin discussions with New Zealand First, finding common ground, and, most importantly, taking on the responsibility of forming the kind of government that will enable New Zealand to get on with ... (more...)
Facebook to share Russian-linked ads with congressional investigators Facebook to share Russian-linked ads with congressional investigators
- September 23, 2017

The social network's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg , said the company is "actively working" with the USA government in its ongoing Russian Federation investigations. "But if that's what we must do, then we are committed to rising to the occasion", he said. Zuckerberg was scheduled to publicly testify in Delaware Chancery Court on Tuesday, September 26, marking the 33-year-old Facebook founder's second-ever public court appearance. (more...)
Crude Oil Firms Above $50 Crude Oil Firms Above $50
- September 23, 2017

Market participants were looking ahead to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's latest report on crude oil inventories due later Wednesday, after last week's larger than expected storage build. Brent for November settlement dropped 3 cents to $56.26/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Brent crude , the worldwide benchmark, closed at the highest level since March on Wednesday as the world's bloated fuel inventories shrink. (more...)
U.S. hints at new military options on North Korea U.S. hints at new military options on North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Specific details, including when and how the aid would be offered, will be decided "with consideration of North-South relations", ministry officials had said . On Tuesday, US President Trump said in an address to the UN General Assembly that the US may have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if it is forced to defend itself or its allies. (more...)
Feds tell state officials Russians tried to hack elections Feds tell state officials Russians tried to hack elections
- September 23, 2017

Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security told Congress in June that 21 states were targeted during the 2016 presidential race, and that while a small number were breached, there was no evidence any votes were manipulated. No breach occurred, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said in a news release. That commission has requested information on voters from every state, including Wisconsin, and posed a series of questions about the security of elections in the state. (more...)
Iranian president rips into Trump as a 'rogue newcomer' to world politics Iranian president rips into Trump as a 'rogue newcomer' to world politics
- September 23, 2017

On Wednesday, Trump told reporters that he had reached a decision, but did not elaborate. Asked about his stance on the nuclear pact Wednesday, Trump said he had made a decision. "The United Nations has tremendous potential and we'll see how it works out". The U.S. could give Iran 90 days to meet certain new conditions, including opening military sites to global inspectors, according to a memo obtained by Foreign Policy . (more...)
Nine killed as Rohingya aid truck crashes in Bangladesh Nine killed as Rohingya aid truck crashes in Bangladesh
- September 22, 2017

The council set up the mission in March to investigate possible violations across Myanmar, with a particular focus on alleged crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Suu Kyi further stressed on the short time her government has been in power for, adding, "I am aware of the fact the world attention is focussed on the situation in the Rakhine State as a responsible member of the community of nations". (more...)
Mueller requests White House documents on key Trump-Russia moments Mueller requests White House documents on key Trump-Russia moments
- September 22, 2017

According to the Times , Mr Mueller has also asked for information regarding how the White House responded to questions from the newspaper about a meeting Mr Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr , had with a Kremlin-connected attorney previous year. (more...)
Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump's rise to power: Rahul Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump's rise to power: Rahul
- September 21, 2017

These will be the fundamental questions going forward. "We would have preferred a uniform GST, they chose five levels". The Congress leader, who is on a two-week visit to the U.S. [A] lot of people don't have jobs and they [Modi and Trump] can see [that]", India Today quoted Gandhi as saying. "The "central problem" over the next decade would continue to be " job creation " so to me the challenge is how to solve the problem in a democratic environment", he said. (more...)
Trump Vows To Trump Vows To "Totally Destroy North Korea" If Threatened
- September 21, 2017

Administration officials said the risk from North Korea's nuclear weapons program is rising, and underscored that President Donald Trump will confront the looming crisis at the U.N. The U.S.is willing and able to take military action, Trump added, but "hopefully this will not be necessary". Kim Jong Un's regime tells the North Korean people every day that the United States wants to destroy them and their country. (more...)
Nuclear powers refrain from signing United Nations treaty on banning nukes Nuclear powers refrain from signing United Nations treaty on banning nukes
- September 21, 2017

Its advocates hope that it will step up the pressure on nuclear States - the United States, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel - to take disarmament more seriously. Guterres warned that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings". (more...)
One student shoots another at high school in central IL One student shoots another at high school in central IL
- September 21, 2017

WCIA reported there are reports of shots fired, one person hurt and another in custody. The injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital, officials said. Wednesday. All students in the high school were evacuated from the campus and bused to a nearby elementary school. The district said all buildings were placed on soft lockdown "as a precaution" and release times would remain on their normal schedule. (more...)
McConnell pressing ahead with health care vote McConnell pressing ahead with health care vote
- September 21, 2017

Senator Cassidy said on Twitter last week: "We need to return the power back to the states and patients". "I want regular order". Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., led an effort to provide the subsidies, but it wasn't generating support. (more...)