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Sunday weather: Rainy morning, then scattered showers

Overnight: Isolated showers, cloudy, low around 63 with south wind around 8 miles per hour. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Monday night will have showers with a chance of thunderstorms. South wind generally 6 to 10 miles per hour, with str...

Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: agency

Tensions reached new levels this year as North Korea fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September. The weapon is included in a new military plan to combat North Korea in...

Trump's tweets have sunk his own travel ban-again

It targeted about 150 million potential travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, along with some Venezuelan government officials and their families. Ultimately, though, the federal government probably does have a bette...

Dhumal prevails over Nadda as BJP declares candidates for Himachal polls

He will be contesting from Mandi. The BJP has fielded six women in this elections, polling for which will take place on November 9 while the results will be declared on December 18. "The party is not projecting anyone as its chief ministerial fac...

CIA Bomb-Sniffing Dog Lulu Is the Cutest Program Failure

A bomb-sniffing pup just couldn't make the cut for the CIA's explosive detection canine training program. Lulu's adventures in training were documented along with the rest of the CIA's "Fall '17 Puppy Class" on the agency's website ....

New wave of Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh camps

A foot of the new born Rohingya baby is pictured at a medical center in Kutupalong refugees camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Many of them walked for a week before they could cross over to Bangladesh. Security Council to impose a comprehensive arms em...

Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast

Also Wednesday, a roadside bombing near a tribal area along the border with Afghanistan killed two troops. The Pakistani Taliban said the attack was a " suicide mission". The roadside explosions targeting sercurity personnel has become common in B...

European Union imposes oil embargo on North Korea in symbolic gesture

North Korea has sent another worrying warning to the world saying that nuclear war could "break out any moment" as tensions rise between the rogue state and the United States. It comes as joint naval drills began off the Korean Peninsula between S...

Sri Lanka commits to Lahore T20I despite reluctance from players

Upon his arrival at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after attending the International Cricket Council's (ICC) meeting in New Zealand, PCB chief Najam Sethi said that the Sri Lankan cricket chief has confirmed that the Sri Lankan crick...

Trump reportedly joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang all gay people'

The revelation of the latest shocking statement from the president drew a swift, horrified response from a number of artists and human rights organizations. At the White House, Pence has been hosting a Bible-study group for Cabinet officers, led by a...

North Korea warns Australia for supporting United States

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said today, citing a government source. That mission came 17 days after four US F-35B stealth fighte...

Police Continue To Look For Bimal Gurung

The police, however, did not comment on this. By now, it is clear that Gurung has lost popular support in Darjeeling, said Anuj Sharma, additional director general of police (law and order). “We will not allow this to happen at any cost, even if we...

Republican Collins will stay in US Senate, focused on healthcare

Collins has been a pivotal vote in the Senate this year on defeating Republican attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. She said, "I continue to believe that Congress can and will be more productive". Senator Susan Collins addressed a crowd at ...

A Large Hole Seems To Have Formed In The Antarctic Sea Ice

It's odd for one very good reason: while most polynyas occur near coastlines, the Weddell is far inland and relatively sheltered from the violent winds and turbulent seas that generally cause them. Then it wasn't seen for four decades, reopened for a...

Employees injured in attempted prison break in Pasquotank Co

Authorities say an inmate there set a fire in a trash can, then beat Callahan with the fire extinguisher that she had brought to douse the flames. The prison, which had 729 inmates on Thursday, was locked down, as were nearby schools . Smith was ...

White House Chief of Staff Kelly dismisses quitting rumors

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted praise for Kelly, writing that "The Chief is doing a FANTASTIC job" and disputing reports that he would be fired. "It's amusing, I read in the paper-you all know, you write it-that I have been a failure at controlling ...

Catalan government to blame for companies' exodus from region - Spanish finance minister

Regional president Carles Puigdemont said the vote justified secession and separatists urged him to declare independence in defiance of the central government and national courts. "They say the point is to have an independent country because it w...

Anti-India Forces Want to Sabotage Growing Economy, Says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the CISF is a multi-dimensional security organisation whose role in future is going to increase as Indian economy progress rapidly. In 95 per cent of its cases, the accused get conviction, he said. ...

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) did not say what action it would take after the ceasefire ends at midnight on Monday, but it was "determined to stop the tyranny and oppression" waged against the Rohingya people. Rights groups say the real...

Turkey advances into Syria's Idlib in major offensive against jihadists

The operation is part of a de-escalation deal agreed between Turkey, Iran, and Russian Federation, and will involve Syrian rebel groups crossing into Idlib supported by Turkish soldiers from inside Turkey. "The Free Syrian Army with support from Turk...

ISIS Fighters Killed by Russian Forces in Syria's Deir Az Zor

Gen. Igor Konashenkov stated that within the last 24 hours, Russian Aerospace forces in Syria were focused on destroying Daesh reinforcements with a large number of foreign mercenaries arriving from Iraq to the region of Abu Kamal along the Syrian-Ir...

Lisa Bloom resigns as embattled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's attorney

The report also details how Sivan met Weinstein along with a few other people at a popular Italian restaurant in Manhattan and then rode with him to Socialista , a Cuban-themed club, and restaurant. Mr. Weinstein was not available to be intervie...

U.S. concerned over future of government in Pakistan: Tillerson

Asif has met with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who described Pakistan as a partner of the US and critical to the long-term stability of the region. He did not elaborate on what those steps might be. ...

Iniesta 'renews for life' at Barcelona

Iniesta signed in Barcelona at the age of 12 in 1996, and six years later made his debut in the first team. Andres Iniesta is an iconic figure in the history of Spanish football. However, in tying down Iniesta, Bartomeu has at least ensured tha...

Counter-terrorism expert from NH talks about Las Vegas mass shooting

Tuesday local time. Paddock was using her identification leading up to the shooting. "He would glare down at her and say - with a mean attitude - 'You don't need my casino card for this", Mendoza told the Times . All told, authorities uncovered 47...

Saudi King Salman Heads to Russian Federation for Official Visit

Saudi ruler Salman bin Abdulaziz will hold early talks about investing in Russian oil and gas when he visits Moscow this week, reports suggest. In a post on Twitter, the official account of the kingdom's Foreign Ministry wrote, " Saudi Arabia al...

Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

An Islamic State flag was found inside the Malibu, Rod Knecht, police chief of Edmonton , said. Late on Saturday, a auto crashed into a police barricade near Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton , after which the driver approached a policeman and s...

Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: "We Must Stop This"

Capitol. At the moment, the House is also set to vote on legislation that would make gun silencers more accessible . Mark Kelly is a retired Navy captain and former NASA astronaut. Videos of the initial gunfire in Las Vegas appeared to indicate ...

Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses

Both teams were sent to the changing rooms as the match was halted initially before a French league official later said the game had been called off. All but six - five Lille fans and a steward - were able to go home overnight. Amiens preside...

Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

Prior to North Korea's most recent test launch, the USA and its allies had 15 minutes' warning before the missile was sacked, suggesting an early intercept is possible if a launch is believed to be a danger. "However, it does not necessarily share th...

Port Authority workers head to Puerto Rico for relief efforts

This means that foreign vessels can not move between USA ports, including Puerto Rico, explains Fialkoff. Both Duke and Bossert emphasized that federal officials have been on the island since the storm hit and are working around the clock to rebuil...

Judge Rules Black Lives Matter Cannot Be Sued

The officer, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, first filed the suit late a year ago, arguing that the pair should be held responsible for injuries he suffered while responding to protests in 2016. Grodner had argued Black Lives Matter is an "un...

Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result

UKIP had a disastrous General Election - and their membership fell dramatically. Phil Hornby spent the day on the English Riviera, and watched the build-up to an unexpected result. A banner was superimposed with an image of Mr Farage posing as Adol...

Defence Minister Sitharaman visits border areas to boost soldiers' moral

Sitharaman is slated to visit J&K on Friday to review the situation along the 778-km LoC. Nirmala Sitharaman, who chaired her first DAC meeting after taking over the reins of the Defence Ministry, reviewed the status of the capital acquisition scheme...

Koike shakes up Japan vote

Shortly after his announcement Abe made his own specific proposal to use money from a scheduled rise in the national sales tax to fund kindergartens and childcare - issues appealing to women. "But we are absolutely not lowering the flag of fiscal con...

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White House Chief of Staff Kelly dismisses quitting rumors

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted praise for Kelly, writing that "The Chief is doing a FANTASTIC job" and disputing reports that he would be fired. "It's amusing , I read in the pape...

Catalan government to blame for companies' exodus from region - Spanish finance minister

Regional president Carles Puigdemont said the vote justified secession and separatists urged him to declare independence in defiance of the central government and national cour...

Anti-India Forces Want to Sabotage Growing Economy, Says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the CISF is a multi-dimensional security organisation whose role in future is going to increase as Indian economy progress rapidly...

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) did not say what action it would take after the ceasefire ends at midnight on Monday, but it was "determined to stop the tyranny and opp...

Turkey advances into Syria's Idlib in major offensive against jihadists

The operation is part of a de-escalation deal agreed between Turkey, Iran, and Russian Federation , and will involve Syrian rebel groups crossing into Idlib supported by Turkish so...

ISIS Fighters Killed by Russian Forces in Syria's Deir Az Zor

Gen. Igor Konashenkov stated that within the last 24 hours, Russian Aerospace forces in Syria were focused on destroying Daesh reinforcements with a large number of foreign mercena...

Lisa Bloom resigns as embattled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's attorney

The report also details how Sivan met Weinstein along with a few other people at a popular Italian restaurant in Manhattan and then rode with him to Socialista , a Cuban-themed ...

U.S. concerned over future of government in Pakistan: Tillerson

Asif has met with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who described Pakistan as a partner of the US and critical to the long-term stabili...

Iniesta 'renews for life' at Barcelona

Iniesta signed in Barcelona at the age of 12 in 1996, and six years later made his debut in the first team. Andres Iniesta is an iconic figure in the history of Spanish footb...

Counter-terrorism expert from NH talks about Las Vegas mass shooting

Tuesday local time. Paddock was using her identification leading up to the shooting. "He would glare down at her and say - with a mean attitude - 'You don't need my casino card f...

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Saudi King Salman Heads to Russian Federation for Official Visit

Saudi King Salman Heads to Russian Federation for Official Visit

Saudi ruler Salman bin Abdulaziz will hold early talks about investing in Russian oil and gas when he visits Moscow this week, reports suggest. In a post on Twitter, the offici...

Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

An Islamic State flag was found inside the Malibu, Rod Knecht, police chief of Edmonton , said. Late on Saturday, a auto crashed into a police barricade near Commonwealth Sta...

Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting:

Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: "We Must Stop This"

Capitol. At the moment, the House is also set to vote on legislation that would make gun silencers more accessible . Mark Kelly is a retired Navy captain and former NASA astro...

Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses

Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses

Both teams were sent to the changing rooms as the match was halted initially before a French league official later said the game had been called off. All but six - five Lille f...

Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

Prior to North Korea's most recent test launch, the USA and its allies had 15 minutes' warning before the missile was sacked , suggesting an early intercept is possible if a launc...