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Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea
- October 02, 2017

In a recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens the USA or any of its allies, deriding Kim as "Rocket Man" and warning he is on a " suicide mission ". dotard with fire". In early August, Trump warned the United States would rain down "fire and fury" on North Korea, saying the USA would destroy the nation of some 25 million people if its dictator's threats against the U.S. (more...)
Oregon QB Justin Herbert has broken collarbone Oregon QB Justin Herbert has broken collarbone
- October 02, 2017

Also, Tre Watson endured a season-ending injury in week 2 of play and Demetris Robertson remains sidelined for at least a few games. Washington State is aiming to beat its Pac-12 North foe for the third consecutive time and the prospect of doing that doesn't look as hard as it did before six UO players left Saturday's game against Cal with injuries. (more...)
At least one person killed in Marseille knife attack: police sources At least one person killed in Marseille knife attack: police sources
- October 02, 2017

French media are reporting that two people were killed in the attack, and that the knife-wielding man shouted "Allah Ackbar" in the course of the incident. Two victims were stabbed to death in the attack, which happened at about 1.45 p.m. (1145 UTC), local news outlets said. Police said the suspect, believed to be 30, crashed the auto through a barricade and hit the officer at about 8.15pm local time (yesterday morning, Singapore time), sending him flying almost 5mthrough the air and onto ... (more...)
UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur UP: Six injured in clash between two communities in Kanpur
- October 02, 2017

Police had to resort to cane-charge to bring the situation under control. Trouble began when a Tazia procession - commemorating the death of Imam Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of prophet Muhammad - took a different route instead of the permitted one. (more...)
Kasich: I'm in a 'Struggle for the Soul' of the GOP Kasich: I'm in a 'Struggle for the Soul' of the GOP
- October 02, 2017

Kasich said that if the Republican Party "can't be fixed" then he will not "be able to support the party, period, that's the end of it". Asked what that meant for his future in the GOP, Kasich said he was committed to the party and intended to win it over from the surging nationalist wing. (more...)
Tillerson 'wasting his time' trying to negotiate with North Korea Tillerson 'wasting his time' trying to negotiate with North Korea
- October 02, 2017

United States President, Donald Trump , has said on Sunday that he would not negotiate with North Korea . His comments come a day after Mr Tillerson revealed that USA officials had some communication channels open with Pyongyang, despite the escalating war of words between the leaders of both countries. (more...)
Navy Training Aircraft Reported Missing Navy Training Aircraft Reported Missing
- October 02, 2017

The US Navy has said it is investigating, early reports that say that all those on-board have died. The Navy grounded all 197 training jets indefinitely in April, following an exclusive Fox News report that pilots were refusing to fly the T-45s. (more...)
BJP launches poll campaigning in Gujarat from native place of Sardar Patel BJP launches poll campaigning in Gujarat from native place of Sardar Patel
- October 02, 2017

During the poll campaign, the first phase will cover central Gujarat. In a reminiscent of last year's angry protests , the BJP President, Amit Shah , on Sunday had to face a massive protests by angry Patidars even as he tried to address a gathering in Anand in Gujarat. (more...)
Women plead not guilty to murdering N. Korea leader's half-brother Women plead not guilty to murdering N. Korea leader's half-brother
- October 02, 2017

However, Indonesian authorities say they are unconvinced that the substance was the cause of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother's death. "Regarding the law in Malaysia, we have to respect and let the court process how it should be". (more...)
Jagmeet Singh becomes first non-white politician to lead major Canadian party Jagmeet Singh becomes first non-white politician to lead major Canadian party
- October 02, 2017

Singh, a charismatic, fashion-forward member of the Ontario legislature, became the first visible minority to claim the leadership of a federal party, romping to victory with a convincing 35,266 votes - 53.8 of the eligible ballots, well past the margin required to end the race early. (more...)
Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria Basic necessities still lacking in Puerto Rico after Maria
- October 02, 2017

Maria , the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has killed at least 16 people on the island, according to the official death toll. "The whole supply chain of distribution has been interrupted", Jose Ayala, vice president of Crowley Puerto Rico Services, told ABC News. "Damn it, this is not a good-news story", Cruz told CNN . (more...)
Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit
- October 02, 2017

However, the party seems very reluctant to make Rahul Gandhi as Congress president immediately.This we have been listening for so many years. In a letter to the Congress district president, Kumar said that the majority of police force will be engaged in maintaining law and order in the district till October 5. (more...)
Memphians Planning Collection Donation Drive To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Maria Memphians Planning Collection Donation Drive To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Maria
- October 02, 2017

Ricardo Rosselló. Miner said the people he was with took shelter in the stairwells during the hurricane and could see and hear windows being blown off. "I've got my gloves, I've got my boots, so whatever they need me to do, I'm ready to do", he said . It's been a hectic few weeks for the Hoogeveen family. (more...)
Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them' Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them'
- October 02, 2017

The Vermont independent's comments come after Mr. Trump tweeted over the weekend criticizing the mayor of San Juan for poor leadership as relief efforts were underway. Trump says "they want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". “When the president gets attack, he attacks back, ” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, who adding that the mayors comments were “unfair, given what the federal government has done.”. (more...)
'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help 'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help
- October 02, 2017

Do you know someone else we should interview for this story? Carmen Miranda, 60, of Luquillo, is among those who has faced long lines for gasoline, medicine and supplies. In the past few days, various figure both in and outside of Puerto Rico have criticized the government for not doing more to handle the ongoing humanitarian crisis . (more...)
Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds
- October 02, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday pressed the case for the central government in Baghdad to receive the income from Kurdistan's oilfields, saying the money would be used to pay Kurdish civil servants. "At this moment, we have informed our neighboring countries including Iran, the central government [of Iraq] and the Syrian side, that we are ready [to take steps] against the negative developments [in the KRG]". (more...)
Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets Puerto Ricans in North Texas Outraged by President Trump's Tweets
- October 02, 2017

Cruz responded, "This is a people-are-dying story". Trump went on to blame the media, tweeting , "The Fake News Networks are working overtime in Puerto Rico doing their best to take the spirit away from our soldiers and first R's". The White House says President Trump spoke early Sunday to Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to reaffirm his administration's commitment to providing an "unprecedented federal response" to widespread hurricane damage and thank Rossello for his leadership. (more...)
Bucs-Giants: What to watch for in Sunday's 4:05 game
- October 02, 2017

But it was his three interceptions that head coach Dirk Koetter was focused on, including one which proved to be the key play in the game. The Giants can not afford to give guys second chances no matter who they play, especially in the running game. (more...)
First gay marriages celebrated in Germany after change in the law First gay marriages celebrated in Germany after change in the law
- October 02, 2017

In a ceremony at the Schoeneberg town hall in Berlin, the couple exchanged vows and then cut into a fabulous rainbow cake with the words "Marriage Equality" written on top. Some hurdles remain, including the fact that women can't automatically recognize motherhood of a lesbian partner's child, and the software used to record marriages doesn't now allow for two entries with the same sex. (more...)
As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter As Puerto Rico awaits Hurricane Maria relief, Donald Trump takes to Twitter
- October 02, 2017

And I can not fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world can not figure out logistics for a small island of 100 miles by 35 miles long", Cruz said Friday. It's really scary, the world that we're living in now. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who challenged Trump for the GOP presidential nomination previous year, said “when people are in the middle of the disaster, you dont start trying to criticize them. (more...)
Trump scoffs at Trump scoffs at "politically motivated ingrates" over Puerto Rico crisis
- October 02, 2017

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz speaks with a man at a hospital Saturday in the Rio Piedras area of San Juan , Puerto Rico, as about 35 patients are evacuated after the failure of an electrical plant. Trump's weekend tweets have shown him to be contemptuous of any complaints of a laggard United States response to the natural disaster that has imperiled the island's future. (more...)
Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor
- October 02, 2017

Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of the territory's capital city San Juan , has repeatedly called on federal authorities to do more to get vital supplies to residents, many of whom are still without power and running water since the storm delivered a body-blow to the island earlier this month. (more...)
A March for Racial Justice takes place in the nation's capital A March for Racial Justice takes place in the nation's capital
- October 02, 2017

The March for Racial Justice describes its movement and upcoming march in great detail on its website. The seek to reverse "laws, policies and practices that hasten inequality, dehumanize people of color and maintain white supremacy", and march "because as long as US laws, policies, and practices remain steeped in white supremacy, basic human rights and civil rights for all-our universal and constitutional rights-will never be fully realized". (more...)
Hamilton on pole position in Malaysia Hamilton on pole position in Malaysia
- October 02, 2017

The team needs the points, I need the points", Bottas said. "So I lost a lot of time, and that really compromised our race". He drove a strong, dominant race, and thoroughly deserved to mark his 20th birthday with this race win. In a light-hearted moment, the German driver hitched a lift back to the paddock the novel way - by sitting on the side of countryman Pascal Wehrlein's Sauber. (more...)
'SNL' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response
- October 02, 2017

She said she meant "it was good news that people of Puerto Rico and many public servants of the United States are working together". We are citizens. Whereas Duke referred to a "good news" story on Thursday, FEMA Administrator Brock Long declared that he was "not satisfied" with the situation in an interview with CNN's Kate Bolduan. (more...)
Buhari storms Maiduguri, celebrates Independence anniversary with troops Buhari storms Maiduguri, celebrates Independence anniversary with troops
- October 01, 2017

The President also advised that agitations for restructuring of the country should be directed to the National and State Assemblies: "At all events, proper dialogue and any desired constitutional changes should take place in a rational manner, at the National and State Assemblies". (more...)
Trump slams Puerto Ricans Trump slams Puerto Ricans
- October 01, 2017

This is "there's a truckload of stuff that can not be taken to people" story. "I am done being polite". I am done being politically correct. "I am mad as hell", Cruz continued . Puerto Rico is less developed and wealthy than those states, and the logistical challenges of helping an offshore island with mountainous terrain are huge. (more...)
Flotilla sent to rescue Vanuatu islanders as Manaro Voui volcano blows Flotilla sent to rescue Vanuatu islanders as Manaro Voui volcano blows
- October 01, 2017

Officials are setting up two sites on Pentecost Island, he said, where evacuees will be housed in government buildings or in temporary camp sites. Reuters reporter Ben Bohane, on location in Ambae, said he saw people camping on a hillside at the town of Lolowai waiting calmly for ships to ferry them to safety. (more...)
Dodgers seal home edge throughout ML Series Dodgers seal home edge throughout ML Series
- October 01, 2017

Speaking of which, my guess is numerous Rockies starters will get a much-deserved, and perhaps much needed day off on Sunday in the final game of the regular season. Zack Greinke has been announced as the starting pitcher for Wednesday's game. The stolen base was the first of Locastro's major league career. With the loss (and wins by the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros), the Dodgers' magic number to clinch home-field advantage through the World Series remained one. (more...)
Austrian full-face veil ban comes into force Austrian full-face veil ban comes into force
- October 01, 2017

Items concealing the face in public places, such as veils , medical masks and scarves, have been outlawed in Austria. Muslim groups have condemned the law, saying just a tiny minority of Austrian Muslims - around 150 - wear full-face veils. (more...)