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Pakistan DGMO protests with Indian counterpart over ceasefire violations Pakistan DGMO protests with Indian counterpart over ceasefire violations
- October 30, 2017

Earlier on Friday, an Indian spy drone was shot by the Pakistani forces which had intruded into the Rakchikri sector in Azad Kashmir. India and Pakistan held a Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) level talks on Monday. "These civilians have repeatedly been used to gain information on our locations and providing guides to terrorists while crossing the LoC", he told the Pakistan DGMO. (more...)
Theresa May demands reforms as sex toy minister investigated Theresa May demands reforms as sex toy minister investigated
- October 30, 2017

Over the weekend the Prime Minister ordered a Cabinet Office inquiry into whether International Trade Minister Mark Garnier had breached the ministerial code over claims he asked his Commons secretary to buy sex toys and called her "sugar tits" . (more...)
Chancellor facing £20bn Budget black hole Chancellor facing £20bn Budget black hole
- October 30, 2017

The stark warning follows news that the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) it is likely to downgrade its forecast for productivity growth. In addition, lack of clarity over the nature and impact of our withdrawal from the European Union means that the uncertainty around these forecasts is unusually large. (more...)
Unusual video shows hordes of octopuses WALK out of sea
- October 30, 2017

A man who runs dolphin-watching boat trips in Ceredigion in #Wales was the first to witness the mysterious phenomenon of #Octopuses crawling up the beach . He encouraged anyone who saw land-hugging octopus to return them to the water, but warned: "Wear gloves, they bite like mad". But James Wright, Curator at The National Marine Aquarium in Southern England, says the video may be just one part of a wider trend. (more...)
Boehner slams Jason Chaffetz saying he's only 'about Chaffetz'
- October 30, 2017

Boehner said they have since become "really good friends" and are even co-chairs of a new think tank at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that is now being constructed. Boehner called Jordan a "terrorist" and said, "Jordan was a terrorist as a legislator going back to his days in the Ohio House and Senate". "A terrorist. (more...)
Pentagon identifies United States service member killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash Pentagon identifies United States service member killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
- October 30, 2017

Chief Warrant Officer Jacob Sims, 36, of Juneau, Alaska, died on October 27 in Logar Province in what the Pentagon said was an accident not caused by enemy action. He was a pilot-in-command and company aviation safety officer previously. Sims was in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel. His awards and decorations include an Army Achievement Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal and a Global War on Terrorism Medal. (more...)
Iran is fulfilling its nuclear deal commitments, says IAEA Iran is fulfilling its nuclear deal commitments, says IAEA
- October 30, 2017

Speaking on the sidelines of an global conference on nuclear power in the United Arab Emirates, Amano declined comment on USA policy towards Iran and on Iran's absence from the meeting, which draws together IAEA member states. US President Donald Trump said earlier this month that he would not continue to certify the multinational 2015 agreement, reached under his predecessor Barack Obama, and warned that he might ultimately terminate it. (more...)
At least 6 people died because of the hurricane "Hervert" in Europe
- October 30, 2017

Disruption had also been reported on railways and several roads across the Czech Republic. Rivers in the north reached the highest flood-alert levels. In Berlin, one man was severely injured by roof tiles falling from a building, another one was injured when hit by scaffolding torn off a home and four more were injured in storm-related incidents across the country. (more...)
Danish inventor just confessed to mutilating Swedish journalist Kim Wall Danish inventor just confessed to mutilating Swedish journalist Kim Wall
- October 30, 2017

In its third version of facts, Madsen has assured investigators that woman died of carbon monoxide poisoning inside submarine, while he was on deck. Ms Wall, who was working on a story about Madsen, was last seen aboard his homemade submarine UC3 Nautilus on August 10 as it left Copenhagen. (more...)
Storm knocks out power, forces school closures Storm knocks out power, forces school closures
- October 30, 2017

By 4:30 a.m. ET Monday, utilities reported that at least 591,000 customers were without electricity. Wind gusts totaled more than 80 miles per hour in parts of MA and Rhode Island, ripping down trees and knocking down power lines. MEMA said the National Weather Service is forecasting continued strong winds throughout the day, with the winds shifting to the west or southwest behind the departing storm. (more...)
FBI Scrutinizing FBI Scrutinizing "Suspicious" Wire Transfers Linked to Trump's Former Campaign Chief Manafort
- October 30, 2017

The former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate, Rick Gates , have been told to surrender to federal authorities, the New York Times is reporting. Caputo was interviewed by the US House intelligence committee back in July about the Russian Federation investigation. Investigators have also issued subpoenas seeking testimony from a number of people linked to Manafort throughout the probe. (more...)
Spanish prosecutor calls for rebellion charges against Catalan leaders Spanish prosecutor calls for rebellion charges against Catalan leaders
- October 30, 2017

You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App . At the rally, former European Parliament president Josep Borrell called for unionist voters to turn out in December to ensure independence supporters lose their stranglehold on the regional parliament. (more...)
Malaysian, Singapore journalists charged over drone incident Malaysian, Singapore journalists charged over drone incident
- October 30, 2017

The detained journalists and driver have not been allowed to see family members since the arrest on Friday, one of the family members said. In a statement today, Wisma Putra said Mok Choy Lin was detained with a Singaporean and a local, and was now being investigated by the Myanmar authorities. (more...)
House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records
- October 30, 2017

CNN reported in February that investigators had been able to corroborate some information in the dossier, although not the most salacious allegations. A person close to Singer said the billionaire was not aware of Steele's involvement or the dossier until earlier this year when it was published. Collins' suggestion on Sunday came amid further developments in the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, which coincides with the Senate investigation into ... (more...)
Suspect sought in armed robbery of woman at King of Prussia mall Suspect sought in armed robbery of woman at King of Prussia mall
- October 30, 2017

Some frantic moments Sunday just before 4pm at the king of Prussia Mall for Police and patrons as a suspect in a list of armed holdups is tracked and then wounded by Upper Merion Township Police. Officers fired shots hitting the suspect several times after he allegedly tried to run down officers. It's not clear if the suspect shot at officers. (more...)
Tensions ahead of Australia camp closure on PNG Tensions ahead of Australia camp closure on PNG
- October 30, 2017

PNG says a number of issues need to be addressed as the Manus Island detention centre closes. However, Canberra has consistently said that none will be transferred to Australia. "They're not in a good place and many of them are mentally unwell due to the deprivations they've suffered at Australia's hands and being indefinitely detained on Manus Island for so long", he told AAP on Monday. (more...)
Jyoti Kumari eliminated from Bigg Boss 11 Jyoti Kumari eliminated from Bigg Boss 11
- October 30, 2017

Her eviction was a surprise, as everyone thought it would be Luv Tyagi who would get the boot. Excerpts from the interview. Jyoti Kumar in the Bigg Boss house. He will defeat Bandgi Kalra in the next task to be the captain. Puneesh Sharma and Bandgi Kalra are totally faking it. He too confessed that I should have stayed. (more...)
N Korea accuses Japan of 'hysteric' smear campaign N Korea accuses Japan of 'hysteric' smear campaign
- October 30, 2017

The controversial former diplomat-whose critics charge with aiding and abetting military regimes in Latin America during his time as part of the Nixon Administration-said that a nuclear-armed North Korea is about to kickstart an arms race in which "nuclear weapons" will "spread in the rest of Asia". (more...)
Puigdemont destituído por Rajoy. Puigdemont destituído por Rajoy. "Queremos devolver a voz aos catalães"
- October 30, 2017

Por sua vez, o presidente do governo espanhol, Mariano Rajoy , compareceu em 27 de outubro no Senado, onde explicou os motivos pelos quais solicitou a aplicação do artigo 155 da Constituição pela Câmara Alta, pois, segundo ele, os recentes acontecimentos na Catalunha não correspondem à vontade de devolução da legalidade. (more...)
SC To Hear Today Plea Challenging Constitutional Validity Of Article 35A SC To Hear Today Plea Challenging Constitutional Validity Of Article 35A
- October 30, 2017

A petition filed by lawyer Charu Wali Khanna claims that Article 35A discriminates women. Article 35A was added to the Constitution by a Presidential Order in 1954 and accords special rights and privileges to the citizens of the Jammu and Kashmir . (more...)
1 dead, 57 injured in bridge collapse in Kerala 1 dead, 57 injured in bridge collapse in Kerala
- October 30, 2017

The dead woman has been identified as Syamala Devi (56), a native of Kollaka in Chavara. As many as 70 people had turned up to take part in the protest, and according to reports, almost 20 people have been injured. The exact number of injured people is yet to be taken. And that the bridge was used only as a walkway; no cars were allowed on it. The iron bridge across the national waterway which connects KMML with MS unit collapsed. (more...)
Will Trump's Tax Cuts Actually Grow the Economy? Will Trump's Tax Cuts Actually Grow the Economy?
- October 30, 2017

Under the assumption that USA workers would retain 30 percent of the 2016 profits of us firms earned overseas and not now repatriated, USA households could earn a raise of up to 1 percent, depending on the share of profits repatriated. Returning to the "historic, long-run level of capital deepening" would boost employee productivity by 0.8 percent each year, the council's paper says. (more...)
Duterte: Marawi in dire need of rehab assistance Duterte: Marawi in dire need of rehab assistance
- October 30, 2017

Before his meeting with Abe, Duterte would participate in a business event on Monday and meet Foreign Minister Taro Kono, as well as the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Shinichi Kitaoka. Duterte echoed Trump in saying he believes China has the greatest leverage with Pyongyang, a longtime Beijing ally. China and Taiwan also claim the Senkakus, which they call Diaoyu and Tiaoyutai, respectively. (more...)
House Intelligence Panel Settles Legal Dispute Over Fusion GPS Bank Records House Intelligence Panel Settles Legal Dispute Over Fusion GPS Bank Records
- October 30, 2017

The alleged collusion between Trump and Russian Federation became the focal point of the research after it was taken over by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee ( DNC ). A source familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday that the law firm Perkins Coie , as part of its representation of the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS and entered "into an engagement for research services that began in April 2016 and concluded before the election in early ... (more...)
Kerala 'love jihad': SC says consent of girl is prime Kerala 'love jihad': SC says consent of girl is prime
- October 30, 2017

The top court will later take up the challenges to Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The cases were filed after the murder of an eight-year-old boy in Gurgaon's Ryan International school in September 2017. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud had issued notices and sought the responses within three weeks from the Union human resources ministry and all state governments and ... (more...)
All participants of global meeting on Syria arrive in Astana All participants of global meeting on Syria arrive in Astana
- October 30, 2017

The Russian delegation at the talks is led by Presidential Envoy for the Syrian Settlement Alexander Lavrentyev, Iranian by Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the Turkish by Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Sedat Onal. (more...)
Ishaq Dar remains absent from hearing of assets reference today Ishaq Dar remains absent from hearing of assets reference today
- October 30, 2017

Let it be known that the arrest warrants against Ishaq Dar have already been issued once in the case, and it was the eighth time today that he was summoned by the court. A Supreme Court judge is overseeing cases against Mr. Dar and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children following n apex court judgment in July. (more...)
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to visit India on Monday Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to visit India on Monday
- October 30, 2017

Gentiloni's visit is the first by an Italian PM in 10 years - almost four of which saw a strain in ties between New Delhi and Rome over two Italian marines killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012. Remembering his early days, the Prime Minister also spoke of the discipline and sense of unity in views of the Jan Sangha. Gentiloni is accompanied by his wife and a 15-member Italian CEOs delegation. (more...)
Tips For A Safe Halloween Tips For A Safe Halloween
- October 30, 2017

One thing that parents all say is on their list is making sure to go through and check their kid's candy before they eat it. "Or hold an adult's hand", said Kendalyn Wersich. "Children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult", Mahoney said. If unaccompanied, children should only travel in familiar areas and along pre-established routes. (more...)
Farooq re-elected as prez, Omar WP of NC Farooq re-elected as prez, Omar WP of NC
- October 30, 2017

This was one of the biggest political gatherings in Srinagar since 2016, in which NC parliamentarian Dr Farooq Abdullah was reelected as president of National Conference. Abdullah said since 1938, constant efforts have been made to target and annihilate National Conference from Jammu and Kashmir. "A senior minister said leave alone azaadi, if somebody talks of autonomy, he is an anti-national", Omar said, addressing a delegate session of the NC in Srinagar , "We don't have to get autonomy ... (more...)

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