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Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya refugees sinks Two dead, scores missing as boat packed with Rohingya refugees sinks
- October 09, 2017

Coast guard and border guard officials said the boat was overloaded with about 100 people when it sank late Sunday in the mouth of the Naf river that separates Myanmar from Bangladesh. Around 150 Rohingya, many of them children, have drowned while trying to reach Bangladesh in small fishing boats that coastguards say are woefully inadequate for the rough seas. (more...)
Investigate charges against Shah's son, demands Opposition Investigate charges against Shah's son, demands Opposition
- October 09, 2017

In a press statement issued hours after news portal "thewire.in" released the story, Jay Shah said: "Today morning, a news website The Wire titled the 'The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah " authored by Ms Rohini Singh. "Today, we want to ask our Prime Minister what you now think about crony capitalism". CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury tweeted, "Latest in the series of corruption cases under Modi.Why is PM silent?" Speaking at a Meet the Press programme organised by Press Club of ... (more...)
Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president
- October 09, 2017

Now you find if there is any rival. On October 04, while stressing that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi was the unquestioned choice for the post of party president, the Congress had said that being a democratic party, it will not shy away from allowing any leader to contest against him in the organisational polls. (more...)
Police still looking for 'clear motive' in Las Vegas terrorist attack Police still looking for 'clear motive' in Las Vegas terrorist attack
- October 09, 2017

McMahill said they are not sure what the suspect was planning on doing with the explosives. While fighting the religious extremists remains a top-most priority of many countries especially the U.S., the fact that it gave way to unnecessary clemency in Stephen's case only because he was a Native American, needs to be reflected up on. (more...)
We will have independence! Catalonian MEP says declaration MUST happen NOW We will have independence! Catalonian MEP says declaration MUST happen NOW
- October 09, 2017

Speaking on the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Mr Bosch said the Catalan government "would deliver". The vote was not held according to regular electoral standards, without regular voter lists or observers.Recent polls had indicated that Catalans are fairly evenly split on independence, though leaders said the violence during the referendum turned many against the state authorities. (more...)
The ball's in your court, May tells European Union leaders The ball's in your court, May tells European Union leaders
- October 09, 2017

The wording on a slogan is changed after a letter fell away from the backdrop as Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, October 4, 2017. Balfour Beatty, WPP, GSK, Bridgewater, JCB, EY, Whitbread, Nestle and ABF are also due to take part. Yesterday, the Britain's pound authentic currency collapsed as the contrive cast created doubt over British PM's future. (more...)
Woman Found Dead In Sydney Alleyway Woman Found Dead In Sydney Alleyway
- October 09, 2017

The woman appears to have fallen from somewhere in the Brown Street apartment building. A translator has been brought in to help negotiate with the Korean national, who has refused to come down from the awning. The woman's body is still in the alley covered by a blanket because the body can not be removed while the police operation is continuing. Police are investigating the cause of the woman's death as it was not immediately clear. (more...)
North Korean workers operating in closed, South-invested factory zone North Korean workers operating in closed, South-invested factory zone
- October 09, 2017

The BBC's Danny Savage says the move to elevate Ms Kim will be seen as further evidence of the Kim family's iron grip on North Korea . Kim vowed to continue developing the country's economy as it advanced North Korea's weapons program in the face of stiffened United Nations sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang's export income. (more...)
Kim Jong-un Elevates His Sister to Worker's Party Politburo Kim Jong-un Elevates His Sister to Worker's Party Politburo
- October 09, 2017

Ms Kim, 30, was referred to as a senior party official three years ago. Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promoted his younger sister Kim Yo Jong, 28 to become alternate member of the politburo, the top decision-making body over which Kim Jong Un presides. (more...)
Much needed rain coming to the Valley Much needed rain coming to the Valley
- October 09, 2017

Wednesday's highs are expected to remain in the 60s, with a gradual warming trend that will again have highs in the mid-80s again by Friday , the National Weather Service in Tulsa said. Chance of precipitation 20%. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming northwest 15 to 20 miles per hour after midnight. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 55. (more...)
Miami Dolphins Investigating Incriminating Video of Coach Using Drugs Miami Dolphins Investigating Incriminating Video of Coach Using Drugs
- October 09, 2017

It's going to be a while before we can do this again". The Dolphins said in a statement Sunday night, "We were just made aware of the video and will have no comment at this time". Foerster, who is in his second season of his second run with the dolphins, did not respond to ESPN's request for comment. Foerster asks after snorting a second line. (more...)
Iraqi Forces Announce Recapture of Hawija From Islamic State Iraqi Forces Announce Recapture of Hawija From Islamic State
- October 09, 2017

Hawija was the last stronghold the terrorist group in Iraq after almost three years of pitched battle with the Iraqi Security Forces, the Kurdish Peshmerga, and Iranian-backed Shiite militias. Many are reportedly from Turkey, and former Soviet countries in Central Asia, but there are also believed to be some French and Germans among them. (more...)
Time for tax reform Time for tax reform
- October 09, 2017

But it would be a fairer, more honest, more balanced policy than what the administration is peddling now. "What we have right now in America is too many undeserving people at the top getting bailouts and too many people at the bottom getting handouts", Kennedy wrote . (more...)
IN Focus: Carson discusses gun control debate, Puerto Rico response IN Focus: Carson discusses gun control debate, Puerto Rico response
- October 09, 2017

This writer will continue to support the NRA in opposing Bloomberg, Schumer, Feinstein and any other anti-gun Democrat tampering with Second Amendment gun rights that harm lawful and responsible gun owners and users. "At what point does the propaganda become so blatant that you just have to tune out?" The Second Amendment was written during a time when the typical firearm was a musket with an effective firing rate of three rounds per minute. (more...)
Iran warns USA against imposing new sanctions and 'terror' designation Iran warns USA against imposing new sanctions and 'terror' designation
- October 09, 2017

Tehran repeatedly has vowed to continue building up what it calls defensive missile capability in defiance of Western criticism, with Washington saying the Islamic Republic's stance violates its 2015 nuclear deal with the powers. and suggested he wants to tear it up. Any breaches of the deal by the U.S. would result in Iran's partial or complete withdrawal from the agreement, the Iranian minister warned, adding that Tehran would be undeterred by threats of sanctions. (more...)
Truckers' strike from Monday Truckers' strike from Monday
- October 09, 2017

They also said the sale of used assets also attracts GST which leads to double taxation. All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) called the strike against GST saying the scenario of new tax regime had critically impaired the transport trade. (more...)
Scottish National Party offers to pay post-Brexit fees for European Union citizens Scottish National Party offers to pay post-Brexit fees for European Union citizens
- October 09, 2017

Ms Sturgeon believes the United Kingdom government intends to make Europeans living in Britain pay to apply for "settled status" if they want to remain after Brexit. She said the offer of financial assistance was a "practical" way of ensuring that Scotland was able to retain the doctors, nurses and other public sector workers it needed. (more...)
Trump Defends Throwing Trump Defends Throwing "Beautiful, Soft" Paper Towels to Puerto Rican Hurricane Victims
- October 09, 2017

The federal response has been sluggish , though, naturally, Trump framed it as outstanding, and accused the media of distorting the picture on the ground. But the Merriam-Webster dictionary interjected on Twitter, and said use of the term " fake news " dates back to the late 1800s. "And then throws paper towel rolls to people in need as if he was playing Go Fetch with dogs", said Joel Isaac, 27, a NY actor who moved from Puerto Rico three years ago. (more...)
Poland head to World Cup, perfection for Germany
- October 09, 2017

Denmark, meanwhile, dropped two points at home to Romania, but made sure of a play-off slot nonetheless. No player has ever scored that many in a World Cup qualifying campaign, but will Cristiano Ronaldo surpass this new benchmark on Tuesday? Poland needed only a point in Warsaw to qualify automatically for the World Cup as group victor, but even that was in doubt when Montenegro pulled level at 2-2 in the 83rd after scoring two goals in five minutes. (more...)
President Trump over North Korea: President Trump over North Korea: "Only one thing will work"
- October 09, 2017

In two tweets on President Donald Trump said on Saturday afternoon, "Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid. hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of U.S. negotiators". An Aegis warship equipped with SPY-1D radar that can detect ballistic missiles is in the East Sea and the Green Pine land-based long-range radar is also in operation. (more...)
Trump sends Congress immigration legislation priorities Trump sends Congress immigration legislation priorities
- October 09, 2017

It was unclear whether President Donald Trump would insist that these policies be included in such legislation. But what's new is demanding that they be included in the legislative fix for the DACA program. "We told the President at our meeting that we were open to reasonable border security measures alongside the DREAM Act, but this list goes so far beyond what is reasonable", Pelosi and Schumer said in a statement. (more...)
Hurricane Nate has made landfall with winds of 85 miles per hour
- October 09, 2017

Nate is the first hurricane to make landfall in MS since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Hurricane Nate began battering the Gulf Coast Saturday night, but by the time it arrives in the Northeast, it won't bring more than some showers, possibly a thunderstorm. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills
- October 09, 2017

The F.B.I. agents and police investigators have checked many videos from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in order to find out the motive of mass shooting which turned the 64-year-old Stephen Paddock into a mass murderer. "So he had had that written down and figured out so he would know where to shoot to hit his targets from there", he said. He said investigators were continuing to search for answers with "great tenacity". (more...)
Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists', says NY plotter Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists', says NY plotter
- October 09, 2017

Salic allegedly transferred money to other suspects to carry out attacks in name of the Islamic State in 2016. The Philippine government is inclined to grant the United States' request seeking the extradition of a Filipino doctor charged in connection with a botched terror plot in NY. (more...)
Tornado touches down on east side of Madison, Sun Prairie Tornado touches down on east side of Madison, Sun Prairie
- October 09, 2017

The tornado that touched down on Madison's east side Saturday caused wide spread damage to buildings, cars and trees as it moved to the northeast. Officials in Madison and Sun Prairie said there have been no reports of injuries from the storm. (more...)
The note Stephen Paddock left in his hotel room in Las Vegas
- October 09, 2017

Paddock amassed a cache of weapons over the last 13 months, purchasing a haul of 33 guns, some of which had been modified with bump-stocks, or devices that enable guns to operate like fully automatic weapons. 30). Investigators are yet to establish what may have compelled Paddock, who had no known links to radical groups and left no manifesto or messages, to carry out the massacre. (more...)
White House fires back at top GOP senator's scorching criticism White House fires back at top GOP senator's scorching criticism
- October 09, 2017

If you're wondering whether President Donald Trump's long history of misconduct with women, most notable his boast about serial sexual assault, had anything to do with Sanders's silence, perhaps it would be instructive to look back at how the allegedly God-fearing flack reacted to that revelation at the time. (more...)
New York Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs
- October 09, 2017

Anthony DeAngelo, who had an bad turnover resulting in the Maple Leafs' second goal, went with Brendan Smith while Brady Skjei went with Kevin Shattenkirk . "We created a lot". "It's good for a buzz for the game when there's lots of goals going in", James van Riemsdyk said. He mentioned after Thursday's game that "the biggest thing when you haven't played for 10 days, you just try to go out there and build your game". (more...)
Rafael Nadal scoops sixth title of 2017 with victory in China
- October 09, 2017

I'm very happy to be here and to win the title. After the match, Kyrgios praised Nadal's outstanding form and criticized his own play after a remarkable showing against Alexander Zverev in the semifinals. I don't even remember that one. Halep only had to reach the final this week - and not lose to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the final - to knock Garbine Muguruza from the top spot. (more...)
Trump says, Trump says, "You'll find out" about "calm before the storm" comment
- October 09, 2017

The reporter followed up, asking Sanders "if Trump sees a distinction between erroneous reports or reporting that he finds offensive and the sort of fake news that we saw pushed by Russian intelligence - does he see a distinction there?" He's been very clear that that's his number one priority. (more...)

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