White House hedges Trump's call for Congress to investigate U.S. media outlets

White House hedges Trump's call for Congress to investigate U.S. media outlets

Asked again what he meant, Trump replied "you'll find out", and then left for a dinner with military brass and their spouses. When pressed about Trump's tweets-which appear to be in response to an NBC News article that stated Secretary of State Rex Tillerson considered resigning ( something he later refuted ) and called him a "moron" (which he didn't deny)-Sanders first tried to explain why Trump tweeted what he did. Read More

Talks or takeover? Next steps in Catalonia crisis

Talks or takeover? Next steps in Catalonia crisis

This "legal position" establishes the principle according to which a State born out of secession within the EU would not automatically be considered as part of the Union. To circumvent that ruling the Catalan President will now address the local Parliament on his own on Tuesday. The PP's hardline attitude towards Mr Puigdemont has been given fresh momentum by Sunday's massive pro-Spanish unity rally in Barcelona . Read More

Deschamps out on his own with most wins as France coach

Deschamps out on his own with most wins as France coach

Will we win the World Cup? "There is a lot of satisfaction, but it is only one step", he said. But Hungary equalised 10 minutes after half-time as Sergey Balanovich led a counter-attack and found Maksim Volodko to slot his low shot out of the reach of Jasper Cillessen. Read More

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts

Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts

While expressing his deepest condolences to bereaved families of last Saturday night's explosion via his twitter handle, the president said he had dispatched his Vice President, Dr. Dominic Osei, a local businessman, said there were too many natural gas filling stations near petrol stations. Some have been treated and discharged, whilst many others are still being held in hospitals across the capital for further medical attention. Read More

Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal

Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal

She rejected him, and Weinstein reportedly said , " Well, can you just stand there and shut up ". Sivan claimed Weinstein offered to give her a tour of Socialista , a Cuban-themed club in which Weinstein was an investor. Weinstein has denied "many of the accusations as patently false" through attorney Lisa Bloom. He then proceeded to expose himself and allegedly masturbated in front of her and then ejaculated into a nearby plant. Read More

Turkey says major operation underway in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan said the operation, part of a de-escalation deal agreed between Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation, will involve Free Syrian Army groups crossing into Idlib supported by Turkish soldiers from inside Turkey's borders. In the same context, the Turkish army deployed a large number of special forces and armored military vehicles, which were sent over the past week to the town of Reyhanlı, a town and district of Hatay Province, on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, near the country's ... Read More

Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico

Project Loon balloons, from Google's Alphabet, to aid Puerto Rico

The project, which is run by research firm X, has provided back-up internet services after natural disasters before. Some of these plans, of course, are more aspirational than others. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services . In a filing with the FCC, Google wrote that it wanted approval to use the balloons to "support licensed mobile carriers' restoration of limited communications capability" in Puerto Rico. Read More

Smith's shoulder puts India T20 appearance in doubt

Smith's shoulder puts India T20 appearance in doubt

The Indian Cricket Team has been playing extremely well during this 5 ODI and 2 T20 series against Australia . This is published unedited from the PTI feed . While India , who are now ranked fifth in ICC World T20 rankings, are favourites to win the three-match series starting at the JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi , Australia are dealt with a big blow as Steve Smith has returned to homeland after sustaining an injury. Read More

Danish police find head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Danish police find head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Danish divers found the head, legs and clothes Swedish journalist Kim Vallee, who died under mysterious circumstances on the submarine inventor Peter Madsen . For the prosecution, it is no doubt that the inventor has killed Kim Wall to fulfill a sexual fantasy before killing her and dismembering. After throwing her body parts overboard he deliberately sank the vessel and claimed he had meant to stay on board. Read More

Warm and dry afternoons continue this week, with rain chances ahead

Slight chance of a rain shower. Southwest winds 5-10 miles per hour. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Friday: Partly cloudy, remaining mild. South, southeast wind around 7 miles per hour. Around one-quarter inch of rain possible. West southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday, October 8: High: mid-60s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Read More

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh asks India to not mix up humanitarian & security aspects

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh asks India to not mix up humanitarian & security aspects

The UN has described the exodus as the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency, slamming Buddhist-majority Myanmar for engaging in ethnic cleansing against its Rohingya Muslim minority. The UN agencies earlier feared more than 14,100 Rohingya children were at risk of dying from malnutrition in wretched camps, as they were most vulnerable to the paucity of food, with 145,500 infants under five needing urgent intervention to stave off malnutrition. Read More

Iran exports bloodshed and chaos across the Middle East

Iran exports bloodshed and chaos across the Middle East

It was argued that Trump would probably make a speech on Middle East on October 12th and declare a more comprehensive Iranian plan. Due to this, we have to put an end to Iran's continued aggression and nuclear ambition, he added . "You guys know what this represents?" A reporter asked, "What's the storm, Mr. President?" "Maybe it's the calm before the storm ", - he said. Read More

Iran condemns Pakistan's Baluchistan terrorist attack

Iran condemns Pakistan's Baluchistan terrorist attack

No group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack yet, but Pakistan's officials often blame extremist groups such as Baluchistan's separatist insurgent group for such terrorist acts. Local TV footage showed people crying for help in the immediate aftermath of the attack. At least 25 others were wounded in the attack. "Such blind and cowardly attacks are aimed at creating insecurity in Pakistan and fomenting discord and religious conflicts". Read More

Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard

Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard

Four children and a teacher died and several others were injured at a day-care center in eastern Brazil on Thursday when a guard doused the school with alcohol and set it alight, officials said. Around 50 people were injured in the incident where they were admitted to the local hospital. "I woke him up early to bring him here and when I saw him again he was dead in the hospital", Kelly said between sobs. Read More

Oil steady as talk of new OPEC deal balances US exports

Oil steady as talk of new OPEC deal balances US exports

The Saudi monarch's decision to visit Russian Federation, now of all times, marks a new shift in Riyadh's foreign policy, Vyacheslav Smirnov, director of the Scientific and Research Institute for Political Sociology, told Radio Sputnik. The huge Saudi investment will fund and contribute towards both technology and energy projects, including the construction of a small hydro power plant, logistics companies and building complexes. Read More

Saudi King to visit Russia, invest into Russian toll roads

Saudi King to visit Russia, invest into Russian toll roads

They will discuss the market situation and implementation of a global deal to cut oil production. Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday that Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund is also eyeing investment into a toll road project in Moscow , which would be the first one for the capital. Read More

Veteran Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies

Veteran Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies

Former Iraq President Jalal Talabani at a press conference on March 2, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq. He had a stroke 2012 and spent time in Germany for 18 months of treatment just before the end of his presidency. After studying law at Baghdad University and doing a stint in the army, Talabani joined the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Mullah Mustafa Barzani, Massoud's father, and took to the hills in a first uprising against the then-Iraqi government in 1961. Read More

Extra troops in Afghanistan will cost $1B a year

Extra troops in Afghanistan will cost $1B a year

General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , told the Senate committee that it's now a stalemate in Afghanistan. The first three R's emphasize the regional approach the administration intends to take, providing additional US military advisers at lower levels of the Afghan National Security Forces, and pledging to stay in Afghanistan for the foreseeable future. Read More

Hamas Deal to Cede Gaza Control Sets Up Showdown Over Guns

Hamas Deal to Cede Gaza Control Sets Up Showdown Over Guns

In a symbolic step toward ending a decadelong rift with Hamas, the Palestinian prime minister visited the Gaza Strip on Monday, though major obstacles still lie in the way of rapprochement. Ramallah - Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said on Monday his government's success in the Gaza Strip would depend on its ability to work on the ground. Read More

Kim Kardashian blasts Trump after Puerto Rico tweets

Kim Kardashian blasts Trump after Puerto Rico tweets

USA lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover, two days before he was to visit the island. On Friday, Carmen Yulin Cruz criticized Trump's administration and begged for more help, a plea that received widespread television coverage in the mainland US. Read More