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Muharram observed in Odisha with tazia processions, mourning Muharram observed in Odisha with tazia processions, mourning
- October 01, 2017

Millions of Iranian Shiite Muslims held mourning ceremonies of Ashura Day nationwide on Sunday. In Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, all roads leading to Imambargahs were guarded through special deployment and strict security had been ensured for the processions. (more...)
Maryland governor directs national guard to help Puerto Rico Maryland governor directs national guard to help Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

The governor's directive on Friday came after conversations with the Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, and other communications between staff-level officials. Task Force Rhino will help with clearing debris from roads and making hasty road repairs to allow aid to reach areas cut off from the storm as well restoring infrastructure. (more...)
China Seeks New Chapter With 'Largest Trading Partner' India China Seeks New Chapter With 'Largest Trading Partner' India
- October 01, 2017

After the Doklam stand-off ended and PM Narendra Modi and China President Xi Jinping held a meeting, toasted as a success by both sides, there seems to be a conscious attempt by Beijing to build a favourable public opinion in India, suggesting the two nations can start a new chapter. (more...)
US Is Seeking Dialogue With North Korea: "We Do Talk to Them"
- October 01, 2017

The North Korean military enlistment claims came after Kim issued a statement Friday warning: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". The secretary of state described that situation as "a bit overheated right now", insisting "everyone would like for it to calm down. That would calm things down a lot", Tillerson said. (more...)
Kansas Air National Guard sends tanker to Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

More Pennsylvania National Guard members are on-duty at the joint emergency operations center at Ft. Two heavy lift helicopters and 14 crew members were sent from Fort Indiantown Gap Wednesday to aid relief and recovery missions throughout Puerto Rico. (more...)
'I'm sorry': Theresa May to apologise to Tory activists for General Election 'I'm sorry': Theresa May to apologise to Tory activists for General Election
- October 01, 2017

May hopes to fire up thousands of members who feel let down by what some describe as an terrible election campaign , when their leader was dubbed "the Maybot" for her repetition of catchphrases. Prime Minister May said she had listened to the message given by the election in which she lost her party's majority in parliament. Critics of the reforms have pointed out that the changes will still leave students tens of thousands of pounds in debt and the change to repayment thresholds will save ... (more...)
US House Democrats seek urgent hearing on hurricane relief efforts US House Democrats seek urgent hearing on hurricane relief efforts
- October 01, 2017

A steady, angry presence on cable news in recent days, the mayor, in her now-familiar baseball cap and oversized eyeglasses, has been begging for assistance - fresh water, food - from world leaders. "I know it is really a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place in such a devastating hurricane", Duke said . (more...)
Donald Trump Once Again Demands Players Stand Prior To Sunday's Games (TWEET) Donald Trump Once Again Demands Players Stand Prior To Sunday's Games (TWEET)
- October 01, 2017

Protests are expected to be at a minimum on Sunday however, with teams now calling for unity, and NFC North rivals Green Bay Packers chose to link arms with each other in a show of unity rather than protest, with fans in the stands putting their rivalry aside to do the same. (more...)
Prez inaugurates Shirdi airport, flags off flight to Mumbai Prez inaugurates Shirdi airport, flags off flight to Mumbai
- October 01, 2017

He commended the building of the airport as a measure that would help pilgrims and visitors as well as trigger economic activity and job creation in Shirdi . Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and Leader of Opposition in the state Legislative Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, were among the other diginitaries present. (more...)
Coast Guard: Captain's errors in El Faro sinking Coast Guard: Captain's errors in El Faro sinking
- October 01, 2017

Jason Neubauer, who chaired the investigation. Voice recordings recovered from the ship show an increasingly panicked and stressed crew fighting to save the ship after it lost propulsion as they battled wind, shifting cargo and waves. The report included several issues with Tote and listed safety recommendations as well as enforcement recommendations. Tote, the owner, "did not ensure the safety of marine operations and failed to provide shore side nautical operations supports to its ... (more...)
What does North Korea want? What does North Korea want?
- October 01, 2017

Today the world is being presented with an apparently unsurmountable conflict between North Korea and the United States, with the danger of war looming before us. The objective, he says, would be a "nuclear-free Korean peninsula, settlement of permanent peace, formation of a single inter-Korean market, an inclusive democratic society". (more...)
US 'Probing' Dialogue With North Korea, Tillerson Says US 'Probing' Dialogue With North Korea, Tillerson Says
- October 01, 2017

Trump's comment came the day after Tillerson disclosed that the United States was directly communicating with North Korea on its nuclear and missile programs but that Pyongyang had shown no interest in dialogue. Since President Donald Trump took office in January, the US has restored a diplomatic back-channel between the State Department and North Korea's mission at the United Nations. (more...)
Korea, China, Japan in November Korea, China, Japan in November
- October 01, 2017

However, the Pentagon report states that the KPA primarily fields aging equipment based on technology as old as the 1950s. Last week, the President vowed to "totally destroy" Kim Jong Un's country in the event of war and also referred to the North Korean leader as "Rocket Man" in his speech to the U.N. (more...)
Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) Moves The Needle 1.53% For the Week
- October 01, 2017

Rainier Invest Llc holds 0.72% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 23,910 shares. Blackrock reported 4.01 million shares. What Historical Figures Say About Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE: KIM)? Trading volume for Kimco Realty Corporation was 3.27 Million in its previous trading session. (more...)
Three people, two from Topeka, shot and killed in Lawrence Three people, two from Topeka, shot and killed in Lawrence
- October 01, 2017

A large crowd had gathered in the area where police found five people with gunshot wounds, the department said in a release. Three of the victims have sustained fatal injuries. Lawrence police are searching for information about possible suspects. The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Lawrence Police or Crime Stoppers. (more...)
Syrian Army Reportedly Engaged in Fierce Fighting Against Daesh in Homs Syrian Army Reportedly Engaged in Fierce Fighting Against Daesh in Homs
- October 01, 2017

The Britain-based group said it was not immediately clear if the strikes were carried out by Syria or Russian Federation, a key ally. Islamic State fighters last week counter-attacked government forces and allied Iran-backed militias along the highway connecting Deir al-Zor city to Palmyra in central Syria, temporarily rendering the road impassable. (more...)
Tillerson says USA in contact with N. Korea over possible nuclear talks Tillerson says USA in contact with N. Korea over possible nuclear talks
- October 01, 2017

Millions of young men and 1.22 million women said they wanted sign up to counter the USA since Friday, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported. "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson told reporters during a visit to China. At a congressional hearing on Thursday, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said the objective of putting pressure on the DPRK was to bring it back to negotiations on denuclearization. (more...)
Man shot by army after stabbing someone at Marseille train station Man shot by army after stabbing someone at Marseille train station
- October 01, 2017

Police had earlier asked people to avoid the area. Police sources said the attacker shouted "Allahu Akkbar" and a counter-terror investigation has been launched. The station is where four American college students were hospitalized in September after a woman with a history of mental problems attacked them with acid. (more...)
U.S. in direct contact with N.Korea U.S. in direct contact with N.Korea
- October 01, 2017

Xi said that China-U.S. ties have been generally stable, and that Chinese and U.S. teams should implement the consensuses reached by the two heads of state, grasp the direction of bilateral relationship, respect each other, and focus on cooperation while dealing with differences properly. (more...)
Cowboys plan to stand for national anthem on Sunday vs Rams Cowboys plan to stand for national anthem on Sunday vs Rams
- October 01, 2017

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones acknowledges speaking to President Donald Trump prior to Monday's on-field display of unity and respect to the national anthem before the 28-17 victory against the Arizona Cardinals . Your ancestors knew that, maybe someday you will too. You obviously are ignorant to the history of the American flag. Reaction among fans at the game was mixed, with some heeding the Packers' request earlier in the week to lock arms. (more...)
Rescuers search for natural disaster survivors in Mexico Rescuers search for natural disaster survivors in Mexico
- October 01, 2017

Mexico was already under a state of emergency after an 8.1 natural disaster struck near the country's Oaxaca and Chiapas states on September 7 and Hurricane Katia scraped past on September 9. President Enrique Pena Nieto toured the hardest-hit areas and declared three days of national mourning. Mexico is also still reeling from a powerful tremor that killed almost 100 people in the south of the country less than two weeks ago. (more...)
WONG: Aggressive rhetoric about North Korea is unnecessary WONG: Aggressive rhetoric about North Korea is unnecessary
- October 01, 2017

Onodera's warning echoed a comment by South Korean national security adviser Chung Eui-yong, who said during a meeting with President Moon Jae In on Thursday that he expected Pyongyang to act around October 10 and 18, but gave no details. These unsettling events, however, should not force the United States to take a more aggressive role in checking North Korean nuclear power. However, Pyongyang says it needs to continue and develop the programs as a deterrent against hostility by the United ... (more...)
Russian Federation says ready to work with North Korea to resolve missile crisis Russian Federation says ready to work with North Korea to resolve missile crisis
- October 01, 2017

Jia Qingguo, dean of the School of International Studies at Peking University, raised eyebrows earlier in September when he published an article entitled: "Time to prepare for the worst in North Korea ". Iraq didn't have any nuclear weapons and America invaded them and now they're gone; and look at what happened to Libya. "The security council of the United Nations can pass resolutions placing sanctions on North Korea ". (more...)
Potent mixture of gales and rain to batter United Kingdom during turbulent weekend Potent mixture of gales and rain to batter United Kingdom during turbulent weekend
- October 01, 2017

The remnants of hurricane Maria and Lee are expected to unleash wet and windy weather in the United Kingdom by the weekend. Maria, the onetime major hurricane that left dozens dead on its rampage across Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, now has top sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (95 kph). (more...)
Trump to journey through five countries in Asia in November Trump to journey through five countries in Asia in November
- October 01, 2017

It will be Trump's first visit to the region since he took office in January, and will include trips to Japan , China , Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii from November 3-14. However, visits that followed by senior officials, including the secretaries of state, defense and commerce, and his own upcoming trip seemed to have quelled some of those doubts. (more...)
Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant
- October 01, 2017

As surprising as it may sound, Hoque is not even the first person in his family to have been summoned by the Foreigner's Tribunal. However, the Army veteran missed the date as the notice served to him by the Foreigner's Tribunal arrived after the date. (more...)
Vivo Pro Kabaddi: Jaipur Pink Panthers edge past Tamil Thalaivas Vivo Pro Kabaddi: Jaipur Pink Panthers edge past Tamil Thalaivas
- October 01, 2017

They then inflicted an all out in the next minute as they led 18-14 at the end of the first half. He has got support in Rishank Devadiga, who has put up a consistent show as well alongside third raider, Surender Singh. Chandran Ranjit scored three points with a super raid in the 29th minute as Gujarat led 26-14. They then inflicted an all out to cut the lead to just four points, and with less than five minutes to go, they came back on level terms as they tied the match at 32-32. (more...)
US Gets Warm Words From China's Xi Ahead Of Trump Visit US Gets Warm Words From China's Xi Ahead Of Trump Visit
- October 01, 2017

Trump will discuss the importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific region to America's prosperity and security, it said. President Donald Trump will directly confront the issue of North Korea's nuclear programme by traveling to Asia in November. (more...)
Donald Trump to visit five Asian countries Donald Trump to visit five Asian countries
- October 01, 2017

Although there has been no announcement by India yet, Prime Minister Modi is expected to attend the regional summit as well, given the "act East Asia" push he unveiled at the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit in 2014 and that he returned to participate in every summit since; the last one in 2016. (more...)
NewsAlert: Large police presence in downtown Edmonton after officer hurt NewsAlert: Large police presence in downtown Edmonton after officer hurt
- October 01, 2017

Witnesses say people and things were flying everywhere. "I'm shocked - I just see people flying". Reports suggest that two pedestrians were hit by the van although this has not been confirmed by police. Edmonton police are searching for a suspect who rammed his auto into a police vehicle and then attacked an officer who was posted at a traffic checkpoint for an Edmonton Eskimos game on Saturday night. (more...)