• Katter compares Macklemore NRL gig to 'seeping sewage into the debutante ball'
Katter compares Macklemore NRL gig to 'seeping sewage into the debutante ball'

Speaking to the ABC , Senator Brandis has argued the song "topped the charts a couple of years ago". In response to one of the show's host encouraging him to "go harder" because "that " Same Love " needs to go worldwide", Macklemore said "I'mma go harder!".

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  • Fistfights, chair-throwing erupt in Uganda's Parliament during President's age-limit debate
Fistfights, chair-throwing erupt in Uganda's Parliament during President's age-limit debate

At least two female MPs had to be removed from the chamber after collapsing, a Reuters journalist on the scene reported. After the fight, party members then broke into repeated singing of the national anthem and crowded around the House speaker's podium.

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  • Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile: Commander
Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile: Commander

Citing US officials, Fox reported that the missile that was supposedly launched has a range of 2,500 kilometers, putting Israel within striking distance. imperative", the Jewish Press reported. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives to attend an armed forces parade in Tehran, Iran, September 22, 2017.

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  • Woman charters a plane exclusively to rescue 300 dogs, cats
Woman charters a plane exclusively to rescue 300 dogs, cats

She now lives on a farm in Virginia Beach, where she runs Island Dog Rescue , which finds homes in the United States for abandoned Caribbean dogs. It's rare to find uplifting stories about hurricanes, but here's one: A Virginia woman named Sali Gear rescued pets stranded on the Virgin Islands after Irma wreaked havoc in the Caribbean earlier i...

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  • Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance
Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance

The Frenchman, oft-criticized for his aloofness on the pitch has responded with consistent performances, more importantly with much improved end product averaging a goal/assist every 31 minutes. Manchester United opened up their Champions League group stage play with an emphatic 3-0 win. While talking to the press, Mourinho said, "I won't have...

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  • Roy Moore defeats Luther Strange in Alabama Senate primary
Roy Moore defeats Luther Strange in Alabama Senate primary

He won the GOP senate run-off in Alabama Tuesday with about 55% of the Republican vote. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) at a campaign rally at HealthSouth Aviation on Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He said unusual "started way back" and "ran a good race ". "Roy, wins in December!", a-t-he added. Former Trump aide Nunberg said, "Judge Moore's epic ...

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  • France leaves door open for Bombardier to join Siemens Alstom
France leaves door open for Bombardier to join Siemens Alstom

Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said Wednesday that it's important that the two firms are consulting with employee representatives and that there are "parallel pledges" to maintain jobs at sites in Germany and France.

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  • Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says
Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says

Chinese Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi said that the escalating rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea is "too unsafe", adding that the situation can only be resolved through negotiations regarding Pyongyang's nuclear program . North Korea declared itself ready to shoot them down in the future. "We, clearly, have postured our forces to respond ...

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  • Saudi Arabia announces it will let women drive
Saudi Arabia announces it will let women drive

Yemen descended into a conflict two years ago after Houthis, associated with former President Saleh, and with the support of Iran took control of capital Sanaa, forcing Hadi to flee briefly to Saudi Arabia before coming back to the country's second city of Aden.

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  • McDonnell: Labour to end PFI
McDonnell: Labour to end PFI

He said that under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn , Labour would sign no new PFI deals and would take current ones "in-house". Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made the promise at the Labour Party conference. Mr McDonnell also announced plans for a cap on credit card interest , which would limit total charges to 100% of the original amount b...

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  • Oil Price Rises To $57 …As OPEC Plans Output Cuts
Oil Price Rises To $57 …As OPEC Plans Output Cuts

Crude oil prices fell in Asia on Monday as investors took profits following supportive comments from OPEC and allies on Friday on the scope for reblancing the market. If the gains stay, it will be oil's best quarter since 2004. Crude oil stores are precisely what OPEC is trying to do away with. Shale oil is the biggest threat to sustained hig...

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  • Maria crawling north over Atlantic
Maria crawling north over Atlantic

The core of the storm is producing 110 miles per hour winds with stronger gusts, but the storm is not expected to make landfall, according to the National Hurricane Center . The center said it expected the storm to weaken further by Monday night or Tuesday but would remain a storm packing a powerful punch. The TS Kennedy, a former commercial f...

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  • Gas price gouging continues long after the storm
Gas price gouging continues long after the storm

Kentucky gasoline prices fell 9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.40, according to GasBuddy .com's survey of the state's gas stations. Now, levels are returning to normal and prices are on the decline. A month ago, the average was more than 35 cents lower. At the close of trading Friday, AAA reports that crude oil settled at $50....

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  • Weiner sexting sentencing hearing begins
Weiner sexting sentencing hearing begins

Prosecutors got what they'd requested as Weiner was sentenced to almost two years behind bars for sending obscene messages to a North Carolina 15-year-old. She added, "This is a serious crime that deserves serious punishment". "It is one I think without any true villains". "After a long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have ...

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  • Bali volcano: 50000 evacuated as Mount Agung eruption fears grow
Bali volcano: 50000 evacuated as Mount Agung eruption fears grow

Nengah Satiya left home with his wife three days ago but said he had been returning to the danger zone to tend to his pigs and chickens. Flights at Bali's worldwide airport are still operating as normal and there was little disruption to tourism operators across the rest of the island, authorities said.

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  • Iraq parliament demands troops go to areas disputed with Kurds
Iraq parliament demands troops go to areas disputed with Kurds

The Kurdish region's president, Masoud Barzani , said the night before the vote that "we are ready to pay any price for our independence", according to The Associated Press. Left without a state of their own when the borders of the Middle East were redrawn after World War I, the Kurds see themselves as the world's largest stateless people.

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  • Tennessee Hero Uses His Gun To Stop A Deadly Church Shooter
Tennessee Hero Uses His Gun To Stop A Deadly Church Shooter

Police said Samson moved to the USA from Sudan in 1996. It is reported that the gunman shot a woman dead in the parking lot of the church before entering the building. Engle asked for prayers for all those injured as well as the shooter. "My grandmother hid under a church pew". He says Samson came to the United States from Sudan in 1996 and was a...

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  • FIFA scraps ban on poppies on football shirts
FIFA scraps ban on poppies on football shirts

British prime minister Theresa May responded by calling the ruling " utterly outrageous ". During Armistice Day previous year, the global football federation fined England , Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland for using the poppy on shirts and in the grounds.

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  • Dynasty politics: Congress asks Shah to
Dynasty politics: Congress asks Shah to "look within"

According to sources, Mr. Shah will review the progress of various organisational programmes suggested by him during his last visit to the State in August. The party should work for increasing mass participation in democracy. "While traditional politics will go on, with the mandate that we have got, we are taking democracy beyond elections", he str...

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  • Trump administration readies new order to replace travel ban
Trump administration readies new order to replace travel ban

Romero, executive director of the ACLU. Individuals with that "bona fide" exception, such as a foreign grandparent of a U.S. citizen, can still apply for visas until October 18. Unlike the first ban - which sparked chaos at airports across the country - officials said they had been working for months on the new rules, in collaboration with variou...

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  • World's heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi, aged 37
World's heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

Following the surgery, Atti's family fell out with doctors in Mumbai and requested she be transferred to the United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi's Burjeel hospital . The last few days of Eman's stay, however, were marred by a spat between her sister Selim, and the hospital. It is unclear whether Abd El Aty was undergoing a surgical procedure...

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  • Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World's Nerves
Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World's Nerves

And unlike China, Russia never was an imperial overlord on the Korean Peninsula. Terming North Korea's latest violation of the relevant UN Security Council resolutions as a source of deep regret, the spokeswoman said , "We are convinced that now it is more important than ever before for all parties involved to stop escalating tensions that are...

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  • Arsenal vs West Brom
Arsenal vs West Brom

The Baggies have one point in their last three Premier League outings. Calum Chambers and Theo Walcott limped off against Doncaster, with Chambers joining Danny Welbeck and Santi Cazorla in the treatment room. He made 365 appearances for Villa before playing 132 matches in the top flight for Manchester City . West Brom won the last league ...

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  • Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing
Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing

The latest Senate bill, which faces a September 30 deadline to win 50 votes, faces strong opposition from Democrats , who have said it will raise the cost of health insurance and leave millions of American families without coverage.

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  • New Zealand elections: Nationalist party likely kingmaker after hung Parliament
New Zealand elections: Nationalist party likely kingmaker after hung Parliament

And they offer some redemption for English, who led his party to its worst-ever defeat in 2002. "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 its success".

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  • Quake detected near North Korea nuclear test zone 'occurred naturally'
Quake detected near North Korea nuclear test zone 'occurred naturally'

Chinese leaders were long the North's diplomatic protectors but express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong Un . " North Korea's weapons program is a grave threat to the Asia-Pacific region and the entire worldwide community".

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  • Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum 2017 could unsettle the Middle East
Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum 2017 could unsettle the Middle East

Saturday's rush by Kirkuk residents to stock up came as the body responsible for organising the referendum said it would indeed go ahead on Monday. Devlet Bahçeli, Erdoğan's political ally and leader of Turkey's ultranationalist National Movement Party (MHP), said on September 9 that the Kurdistan referendum is a "cause for war".

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  • China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea
China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea

Russia's Western colleagues on the council are failing to fulfill those obligations when they refuse to work along those lines, he said . Regarding the "exchange of threats, naturally it's quite bad", said Lavrov. Lavrov's comments come as Mueller's investigation appears to be entering an important stage, with investigators requesting documents ...

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  • 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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