• Iran will increase its military capabilities and ballistic
Iran will increase its military capabilities and ballistic

Iran also displayed other home-made advanced missiles, including ballistic missiles, which are reported to have ranges of 1,300 km to 2,000 km. "Whether you like it or not, we are going to strengthen our military capabilities, needed in the area of deterrence.

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  • Teenager charged in connection with London Underground terror attack
Teenager charged in connection with London Underground terror attack

It partially detonated. It had a large quantity of explosive and it was packed with shrapnel. He is also accused of causing an explosion likely to endanger life using the highly volatile triacetone triperoxide (TATP) - known as "the mother of Satan" - or another explosive substance.

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  • Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme
Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Russian Federation also condemned unilateral US sanctions on Iran, saying the move would undermine a collective response to Tehran. "That would be a disaster beyond compare for the region, for the people of North Korea , who have no dog in this fight, who are just trying to feed themselves", he told reporters in Perth on Friday.

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  • India calls Rohingya a security threat to back deportation case
India calls Rohingya a security threat to back deportation case

No Rohingya has applied for asylum. However, an Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman last month said there were indications that around 40,000 were staying illegally, largely in Jammu, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan, and that the government was intent on deporting them.

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  • Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum
Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum

A demonstration in Barcelona has been held for the past 24 hours to protest the arrests but it may now be suspended. An Interior Ministry statement said the extra police will provide backing for Catalan regional police who are also under orders to prevent the staging of the referendum .

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  • Head of Donald Trump Russia probe seeks White House records during presidency
Head of Donald Trump Russia probe seeks White House records during presidency

Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration is focused on issues "the American people are focused on" and isn't getting distracted by investigations into Russian interference in last year's USA election. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to a document obtained by the Times at the time . There have been seve...

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  • China to provide aid for Rakhine state
China to provide aid for Rakhine state

The social network is a key tool in the information war taking place over violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has driven more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country and sparked United Nations accusations of military-led "ethnic cleansing".

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  • Israel shoots down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile
Israel shoots down Hezbollah drone with Patriot missile

Israel seized the Golan Heights from Syria after the 1967 Six-Day War and later occupied it in a move that has never been recognized by the worldwide community. In a recent interview with The Jerusalem Post, Commander of the Aerial Defense Division Brig. Yesterday, Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu reiterated the threat of Iran at the United...

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  • Qatar emir calls for 'unconditional dialogue' with blockading countries at United Nations meeting
Qatar emir calls for 'unconditional dialogue' with blockading countries at United Nations meeting

The U.S. president said he was confident a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors could be "solved pretty quickly". "It seems that those who planned and implemented it had envisaged that their move would cause a shocking and direct impact that will bring the State of Qatar to its knees and to capitulate to a total tutelage to be ...

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  • TRAI cuts mobile termination charges 57%; eyes waiver by '20
TRAI cuts mobile termination charges 57%; eyes waiver by '20

The move may see lower call charges as the telecom regulator has cut the rates paid by an operator for termination of mobile call on a rival network by nearly half from current 14 paise. Jio, Bharti Airtel and No.3 operator Idea Cellular did not immediately respond to requests for comment. To recall, incumbents have demanded to increase the I...

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  • German election: Polls, parties and probable coalition
German election: Polls, parties and probable coalition

In the last German federal elections of 2013, the FDP, who had been coalition partners in the previous Bundestag with Merkel's CDU/CSU, failed to garner the 5% vote threshold to be allocated seats, a first for the party that had sat in every Bundestag since the formation of the new Federal German Republic in 1949.

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  • Decision to reopen keys after Irma was hard
Decision to reopen keys after Irma was hard

Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said residents of Marathon Key could return to their homes Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. ET. It could take up to a month to restore service to customers in the Upper Sugarloaf to Big Pine Key. "I'll certainly keep everyone updated on this progress, promise", he said in his Facebook post. Several former Florida ath...

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  • Robert Mueller Brings Down the Hammer on Paul Manafort
Robert Mueller Brings Down the Hammer on Paul Manafort

Two of the network's sources cautioned that the intelligence was inconclusive. The surveillance originally stemmed from a 2014 FBI investigation looking into his connections to the government of Ukraine, and was authorized by the highly secretive court which oversees cases involving the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act .

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  • Hurricane Maria Intensifies as it Moves Toward Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria Intensifies as it Moves Toward Puerto Rico

Monday. Hurricane Maria doubled in strength Monday afternoon and will continue to intensify, with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour as it closes in on the Caribbean. Nearly 15inches of rain is predicted to fall as Maria storms across the Caribbean, with "isolated maximum amounts of 20in" expected to deluge the British Virgin Isla...

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  • Trump Wants To Hold A Military Parade In DC On July 4
Trump Wants To Hold A Military Parade In DC On July 4

In remarks alongside Macron during a NY trip to the United Nations , Trump marveled at the "military might" on display in Paris for Bastille Day and said seeing the parade inspired him to do something similar in the US. OK?" Washington already holds quite a few parades, including some with military participation that are held on Memorial Day a...

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  • Obamacare repeal effort picks up steam as McCain signals he's a 'yes'
Obamacare repeal effort picks up steam as McCain signals he's a 'yes'

Trump's signature. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. "If you believe repealing and replacing Obamacare is a good idea, this is your best and only hope", said Graham at a press conference today.

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  • GM Workers Strike in Canada as Mexico Jobs Raise Tension
GM Workers Strike in Canada as Mexico Jobs Raise Tension

The CAMI assembly plant , which has made 132,288 units through August , accounts for most production. GM moved production of the Terrain to Mexico in July of this year which meant the loss of over 600 Canadian jobs; about 400 layoffs and 200 early retirements.

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  • SC to hear PPP candidate's plea against Kulsoom Nawaz today
SC to hear PPP candidate's plea against Kulsoom Nawaz today

Last week, the Supreme Court dismissed the review petitions filed by Sharif and his family, and ordered that corruption cases be filed against him, his children - Hussain, Hassan and Maryam Nawaz, son-in-law Mohammad Safdar and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

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  • Clemson jumps to No. 2 in AP poll after beating Louisville
Clemson jumps to No. 2 in AP poll after beating Louisville

Kansas State fell out of the poll after a 14-7 loss at Vanderbilt . The Sooners received the remaining first-place vote. Penn State and USC round out the top 5. COMPUTER RANKINGS: Massey has MSU No. 13 and Georgia No. 12. Georgia jumps into the 10th position this week and MI continues its rise on my ballot, moving up to 11th with a workmanlike w...

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  • Schumer calls for gas price 'gouge watch' after hurricanes
Schumer calls for gas price 'gouge watch' after hurricanes

Despite the weekly drop, gas prices in Chattanooga are still up by 48.4 cents per gallon in the past month and are only 6 cents per gallon below the US average. As refineries recovered, gas prices should have begun to decline after Labor Day, but the arrival of hurricane Irma caused a surge in demand, preventing the impending plunge.

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  • Jacoby Brissett leads Colts to touchdown on first drive
Jacoby Brissett leads Colts to touchdown on first drive

After the Cardinals were penalized for leverage trying to block a field goal attempt, the Colts got another shot and Frank Gore punched it on a 5-yard TD run with 7:38 to go. Tolzien struggled in the preseason, leading the Colts to make the trade for Brissett on September 2. It was 10-0 after the Colts first two drives. He healed after tearing ...

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  • Trump Retweets Mock Video of Golf Shot Knocking Over Hillary
Trump Retweets Mock Video of Golf Shot Knocking Over Hillary

In other messages Trump retweeted a Bloomberg story reporting he may be worth as much as $2 billion to Twitter, and boasted of America's growing military and economic might. In July he tweeted an edited video that shows him body-slamming a figure with the CNN logo superimposed on its face. And frankly, I think they're a little off, too.

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  • Egyptian efforts to end Palestinian divisions welcomed
Egyptian efforts to end Palestinian divisions welcomed

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas's western-backed Palestine Authority, which is controlled by Fatah , fought a war with Hamas over Gaza in 2007, which led to Hamas taking over. Abbas, now in NY for the annual meeting of the UN General Assembly, has yet to comment on Hamas's announcement. Talal Oukal, a Gaza-based political analyst and acade...

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  • Iranian Aid Handed Out to Myanmar Muslims
Iranian Aid Handed Out to Myanmar Muslims

Some 600,000 Rohingya children could flee to Bangladesh by the end of the year, a relief group said Sunday, highlighting the scale of the humanitarian crisis triggered by violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Bangladesh is planning a camp for the new arrivals but Mr Lom said it was unclear how long it would take to build. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, th...

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  • Ratchanok out after loss to Yamaguchi in Korea Open quarters
Ratchanok out after loss to Yamaguchi in Korea Open quarters

Okuhara came back strongly and gave the Hyderabadi a tough fight. Concentrating on the same strategy, the Japanese led 11-9 at the changeover. Later, Okuhara grabbed four consecutive points to take a 13-12 lead. "After the World Championships, we faced each other here and it was once again a great match". Okuhara was subdued with minor tweaks t...

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  • London bombing is reason to expand USA travel ban
London bombing is reason to expand USA travel ban

He contrasts this attitude, serious and sensible with immediacy with which president of united STATES , Donald Trump , took attack to sell, again via Twitter , his border policy, questioned by a racist. The whole event was a little surreal: the President had gone outside to watch an 11-year-old called Frankie Giaccio mow the lawn (Frankie had wr...

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  • Rohingya crisis: Russian Federation says intervention will 'exacerbate religious strife' in Myanmar
Rohingya crisis: Russian Federation says intervention will 'exacerbate religious strife' in Myanmar

Desperate Rohingya grab for aid handouts of clothing and food in Tankhali, Bangladesh. "Even though India is not a signatory to the 1951 Convention on Refugees and also the 1967 Protocol, it is a signatory to a number of United Nations and world conventions on human rights".

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  • Far-Reaching Immigrant Protections Bill Passes in California
Far-Reaching Immigrant Protections Bill Passes in California

Under the law, state and local law enforcement officers will not be permitted to ask about a person's immigration status during an arrest or police stop, and their communication with federal immigration authorities will be limited. The Trump administration is playing politics with public safety. One lawmaker said the bill would cause "chaos". Mor...

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  • Kansas unemployment rate ticks up to 3.9 percent in August
Kansas unemployment rate ticks up to 3.9 percent in August

July's unemployment rate was 3.1%. Thanks to that decline, the unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent for the month, which was down from 3.2 percent a year ago. Madera County farms added 2,200 jobs on a month-over basis, while nonfarm industries added 700 jobs. Boise (up 0.8 percent), Coeur d'Alene and Pocatello (0.5 percent) MSAs together saw nonfa...

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  • HC stays TN floor test till Wednesday on rebels' disqualification fear
HC stays TN floor test till Wednesday on rebels' disqualification fear

Chennai: Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the party on Thursday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking a floor test in the state assembly. According to media reports from the Asian News Service, the camp led by Dhinakaran argued before the poll watchdog that All India Anna Dravida M...

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  • Malaysia: At least 25 killed in fire at religious school
Malaysia: At least 25 killed in fire at religious school

Kuala Lumpur Police boss Amar Singh said the bodies were "absolutely scorched". Firefighters contained the fire within an hour but not before it claimed over 20 lives. "All of the bodies were found grouped together on each other", he added. "The pupils got locked in and they couldn't escape and got burnt", said Nadia Azalan, sister of a 13-yea...

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  • LSU Suspends Greek Activities Following Freshman's Death
LSU Suspends Greek Activities Following Freshman's Death

The preliminary results of Maxwell Gruver's autopsy showed evidence of a highly-elevated blood alcohol level and the presence of THC. These findings will be confirmed in detail through our own toxicology testing. A fellow fraternity member took Gruver to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center's emergency department Thursday, where he was pron...

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  • Jennifer Garner HIGH After Surgery Is The FUNNIEST Thing We've Seen
Jennifer Garner HIGH After Surgery Is The FUNNIEST Thing We've Seen

The story is hard to follow but she then recounts someone asking if she was OK: "And I said, 'It's so handsome". Jennifer , 45, then breaks into hysterics as she continues to shower the tune with love. Garner's followers on Instagram were quick to applaud the star for sharing the moment. "I started crying, I couldn't stop". He added, appropria...

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  • XI beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in 2nd T-20
XI beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in 2nd T-20

The nation marked the return of global cricket back to home with Pakistan comfortably defeating the all stars team in the first T20. He made classy 86 in the game which Sarfarz XI won by 20 runs. His scratchy time in the middle meant that momentum built by the World XI was lost as Pakistan managed to bring down the run-rate considerably.

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  • Cassini's Last-Ever Photos Come Down to Earth
Cassini's Last-Ever Photos Come Down to Earth

Before its end, Cassini took a variety of samples in an effort to gain a better understanding of the planet's composition . As expected, Cassini entered Saturn's atmosphere with its thrusters firing to maintain stability, as it sent back a unique final set of science observations, NASA said.

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  • White House: Hill Tweet Is Firing Offense
White House: Hill Tweet Is Firing Offense

Then, the White House suggested her tweets were " a fireable offense " during a press conference Wednesday afternoon. "If you do things that are 'white supremacist like, ' you can't get mad at people speaking about it". She cited Trump's own behavior in her tweetstorm to support her argument that the president is a bigot-behavior that included T...

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  • Russian submarines fire seven cruise missiles at Isis militants
Russian submarines fire seven cruise missiles at Isis militants

The ISIS militants are now encircled by Syrian Military from three sides, with the Euphrates river on the back. He said Syria believes that Iran , which has always contributed to the fight against terrorism, has a share in the recent victory, and praised the Islamic Republic for its "principled policies" in the war against terrorism and in sup...

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  • Pres. Trump in Fla. to Meet With Victims of Hurricane Irma
Pres. Trump in Fla. to Meet With Victims of Hurricane Irma

Almost all of the state of Florida has been affected by Hurricane Irma . Some 3.1 million homes and businesses, representing close to one-third of the state's population, were without power on Thursday in Florida and neighboring states.

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  • Florida begins long recovery after Hurricane Irma
Florida begins long recovery after Hurricane Irma

FPL said on Wednesday it had provided power to some parts of a nursing home where people died after the facility lost electricity during Irma and that the home was not on a list "critical facilities" prioritized for emergency power restoration.

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  • Erdogan Аdviser Sees Recovery in Turkey Ties with Germany, EU
Erdogan Аdviser Sees Recovery in Turkey Ties with Germany, EU

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday indicated that Turkey went ahead with the purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system because it was exhausted of waiting for another supplier. Turkey , whose relations with its allies have frayed in recent months, said it opted for the S-400 because Western companies had offered no "financially effective...

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  • Olive Garden brings back pasta pass, on sale Thursday
Olive Garden brings back pasta pass, on sale Thursday

That gives those lucky customers an all-inclusive, eight-day trip for two to Italy along with the eight weeks of unlimited pasta. Eight weeks of unlimited pasta and sides for $100 is a pretty damn good deal if you're a fan of the casual Italian fare, but the aforementioned crazy-cheap all-inclusive trips to Italy are a downright steal.

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  • Crude Oil Market Higher on Hurricane Impact
Crude Oil Market Higher on Hurricane Impact

As I have written before, the IEA is notorious for underestimating demand and had to once again raise their forecast. Strong second-quarter demand has buoyed oil markets, which have been struggling to rebalance as a supply glut has weighed heavily on prices, the IEA said in its September report released Wednesday.

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  • Trump Reportedly Considering Lowering Number Of Refugees Even Further
Trump Reportedly Considering Lowering Number Of Refugees Even Further

As we noted above, the Appeals Court for the Ninth Circuit said on September 7 that the Trump administration can not ban grandparents and other family members of citizens and legal residents from coming to the United States from the six countries named in Trump's March 6 executive order.

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  • Macron vows Caribbean rebuild as anger rises against European powers
Macron vows Caribbean rebuild as anger rises against European powers

Martin and the governor and prime minister that we stand together here as a kingdom and that we will solve this together", he told reports on the island. Most people in Cuba's coastal area live in one-story homes, putting them at great risk as floodwaters rose to roof level in some places. There are just under 500 troops now in the region, made u...

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  • National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong
National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaks about his friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , describing how he sings karaoke and goes skiing with the "supreme leader". In recent months, North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests. I hope he buys Kim Jong-un all the horses he wants; I also hope they sing karaoke to Lil...

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  • Mnuchin Says Tax Overhaul May Be Backdated to Start of the Year
Mnuchin Says Tax Overhaul May Be Backdated to Start of the Year

House Speaker Paul Ryan made similar remarks last week when discussing tax reform and said "the numbers are hard" to achieve a 15 percent rate. Pressed on whether lowering the corporate tax rate to the mid-20s would be acceptable, Mnuchin demurred, but he said that simply passing tax reform would be a "win".

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  • Myanmar accused of planting landmines in path of fleeing Rohingya
Myanmar accused of planting landmines in path of fleeing Rohingya

A major at the border guard police headquarters in northern Maungdaw near the Bangladesh border also refused to comment. Small solar panels are everywhere in the makeshift refugee camp that has sprouted up to accommodate numerous more than 270,000 people the United Nations says have entered Bangladesh since the violence started.

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  • Will Hurricane Jose Hit the US?
Will Hurricane Jose Hit the US?

The death toll from Irma now stands at 40, mainly from the Caribbean. US President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and their cabinet were briefed on Hurricanes Irma and Jose, with Trump warning on Twitter that "this is a storm of enormous destructive power".

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  • Saudi Arabia Seems Open to Expanding Products' Cut
Saudi Arabia Seems Open to Expanding Products' Cut

Irma made a landfall in Florida on Sunday and is barreling through the state to the northwest. It is forecast to weaken to a tropical storm over northern Florida or southern Georgia later on Monday. "The oil market reacted to the Saudi talks", said Tomomichi Akuta, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting told Reuters . Accor...

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  • BYU moves up in best colleges rankings
BYU moves up in best colleges rankings

Northwestern is in the top 10 in several of the individual categories, including peer assessment, first-year retention rate (80 percent), freshmen in the top 25 percent of their high school class (47 percent), and alumni giving rate (19 percent).

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