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World News Trump escalates feud with Corker
Author: 0 Trump escalates feud with Corker

Sen. Corker told The New York Times Trump is treating the presidency like a "reality show", and that his threats to other countries could set the United States "on the path to World War III". Trump later picked the much taller Rex Tillerson for the job. One of the Senate's most committed deficit hawks and outspoken members on budgetary issues, Corker already has expressed concerns with the Trump administration's proposal on tax cuts, and his vote will be key to any deal getting done.

World News North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'
Author: 0 North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'

In August, Pyongyang threatened to shoot intermediate range missiles towards the vicinity of Guam, a target frequently subjected to sabre-rattling from the North. US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, stating there are "no risk-free options" but said there is also not an "indefinite amount of time" to solve the crisis.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton breaks silence on donor Harvey Weinstein's scandal

But when pushed further, the former campaign manager admitted Clinton's silence was antithetical to what she believed the former Democratic presidential nominee stood for. Some Republicans have seized on the Weinstein report and his ties to the Democratic Party. "I applaud the Democrats who are giving back that money", McDaniel said.

World News Russian military jet crashes in Syria, crew dead
Author: 0 Russian military jet crashes in Syria, crew dead

December 25, 2016: a Tupolev Tu-154 airliner owned by the Russian Defence Ministry crashes 1.5 km off the coast of Sochi while on the way to Hmeimim in Syria . The crew did not have time to eject, the statement said, without disclosing the number of people aboard. A technical fault may have been to blame, the ministry said.

World News Kenya: Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun
Author: 0 Kenya: Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun

Many will fall by the wayside. "I will not hesitate, for even a minute, to sign the new amendments into law once presented to me after debate and approval by parliament", Kenyatta said. "They have started speaking for us. Kenya is a democratic country". The remaining two were due to "civilian aggression". This follows a petition filed in court by Pokot South MP David Pkosing who wants the Opposition leader be compelled to participate in the poll.

World News Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia

The State Department has approved a potential $15 billion foreign military sale of anti-ballistic missile defense systems, related equipment and support services to Saudi Arabia . Saudi Minister of Energy and Industry Khalid Al-Falih said that Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation has "breathed life back into OPEC" and made the kingdom more optimistic about the outlook for oil than it has been for several years.

World News Heavy rain in south Bengal, Met department predicts more rain ahead
Author: 0 Heavy rain in south Bengal, Met department predicts more rain ahead

The region is expected to witness heavy rainfall in the next 24-48 hours. Plane departures at Kolkata airport were suspended for sometime due to strong winds. Landing of 47 in-bound flights and departure of about 35 flights was rescheduled and many flights were delayed, an official said. Twenty-six domestics flights were diverted to Silchar, Ranchi, Agartala, Patna, Bhubaneswar airport.

World News Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book
Author: 0 Get Ready for President Ivanka Trump, Her Mom Says In New Book

The scandal spawned the iconic " Best Sex I've Ever Had " headline in the New York Post in 1990. The President of the United States of America 's ex-wife has written a book on their failed marriage. Ivana is the mother of Eric , Donald Jr and Ivanka Trump . In an interview promoting her book, ex-wife Ivana Trump made an offhanded comment that she speaks to the president at least once a week.

World News Dienhart: Michigan State is back, following its latest win vs. rival Michigan
Author: 0 Dienhart: Michigan State is back, following its latest win vs. rival Michigan

I'm the kind of guy who is watching basketball at 7 PM and then watching tennis at 1 A.M. Both sides played their backup quarterbacks in this one and only one side survived it. They remain No. 1 on my ballot. They didn't on this night vs. MSU. When you do that to a team who has their back against the wall, it's something you can't do.

World News EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan
Author: 0 EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan

Pruitt, who sued EPA over the rule when he was Oklahoma attorney general, slammed the Obama administration today during his remarks. Trump has voiced doubts about the science of climate change and has blamed Obama's efforts to reduce carbon emissions for hurting the coal mining and oil drilling industries .

World News Business MANOEUVRES pressure Catalonia in crisis
Author: 0 Business MANOEUVRES pressure Catalonia in crisis

The Catalan authorities say more than 90 percent of those who voted backed secession , but opinion polls on the issue suggest the region is more closely divided. Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy , said on Saturday he would not rule out removing Catalonia's government and calling a fresh local election if it claimed independence, as well as suspending the wealthy region's existing autonomous status.

World News Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Catalonia cloud lingers as Spain shine on road to Russian Federation

Per Adriana Garcia of ESPN FC, Pique's stance on the Catalan independence referendum has long made him unpopular with fans of the national team and even more so in the wake of the recent violence. Tom Lawrence scored for the Welsh side with Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey the provider. Despite this, Albanian team for today after 8 rounds in the current qualifying cycle, earned 13 points with a goal difference of 10: 9 and takes 3rd place in the standings.

World News Italian-Americans Defend Columbus Day
Author: 0 Italian-Americans Defend Columbus Day

Such re-evaluations don't change history, but they do change how we remember it. However, Cliff Matias, cultural director of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council, said it's not about taking anything away from Italian-Americans. " Indigenous Peoples Day represents a shift in consciousness", says Dr. Leo Killsback, a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Nation and assistant professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University.

Author: 0 Remnants of Hurricane Nate to bring steady rain to Maine

Track Nate and the inland impacts with WHNT.com's Interactive Radar or swipe over to the radar feature on Live Alert 19! Showers and thunderstorms will move from west to east with the heaviest rains north and west of the city, the National Weather Service says.

World News Eleven hurt after auto crashes near London museum
Author: 0 Eleven hurt after auto crashes near London museum

The arrested man was one of nine people taken to hospital following the crash , and after receiving treatment was taken for questioning at a police station. Anyone with information is being urged to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton Traffic Garage on 02085435157, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

World News Director of ICE says raids will increase across California
Author: 0 Director of ICE says raids will increase across California

Meanwhile, the state law enforcement can only detain someone in a request from the federal government, notifying the latter to release or transfer someone to federal custody, after there's a felony warrant or the person has been convicted of one of the over 800 crimes listed on the bill.

World News Calm before the storm: Did Trump hint at attacking North Korea?
Author: 0 Calm before the storm: Did Trump hint at attacking North Korea?

Many suspected the comment had to do with reports that the White House will not certify the Iran deal, which was negotiated under the Obama administration in 2015. threw the future of the agreement into question. Asked on October 5 about his planned decision, Trump said , "You'll be hearing about Iran very shortly".

World News Asamoah Gyan dropped from Black Stars squad against Uganda
Author: 0 Asamoah Gyan dropped from Black Stars squad against Uganda

Interim coach Moses Basena will however welcome back ace midfielder Tony Mawejje for a their make or break tie against Ghana's Black Stars at Mandela Stadium. "All we know is that we are playing against the Black Stars of Ghana and we are going all out for a win", Basena said. Ghana will now face the cranes of Uganda without the services the three key players.

Author: 0 Next Week Could Be A Turning Point For The OPEC Output Deal

He stressed that Saudi Arabia has already held talks with a dozen Russian energy companies and has certain developments, projects, plans for cooperation. Earlier in the day, King Salman met with the Russian leader to discuss a number of issues, including the oil market situation, defense industry cooperation, situation in Syria and the diplomatic rift between a number of Arab states and Qatar.

World News India, EU express 'deep concern' over Rohingya refugee crisis
Author: 0 India, EU express 'deep concern' over Rohingya refugee crisis

The home minister had also said that India would not violate any global law by deporting Rohingyas, as it was not a signatory to the UN Refugees Convention 1951. Access to much of the area has been blocked by Myanmar authorities. The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs called for unimpeded access, and said a United Nations team should be able to get on the ground in Rakhine in the next few days.

World News Vettel fought bravely to protect Scuderia image in Malaysia
Author: 0 Vettel fought bravely to protect Scuderia image in Malaysia

However, despite enjoying a season-high advantage, Hamilton has insisted: "I'm not comfortable at all". "I've got a huge amount of trust and belief in the team and I know they want to win just as much as me so collectively we'll come to an agreement and make sure it's the right decision".

World News United States trying to blame Pakistan for failures in Afghanistan: FO spokesperson
Author: 0 United States trying to blame Pakistan for failures in Afghanistan: FO spokesperson

However, he added that the unfortunate controversy occurred due to the miscoordination among concerned institutions - Police, Rangers and Civil authority. "Kashmiris have faced all forms and manifestations of state-sponsored terrorism". Asif has met with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who described Pakistan as a partner of the US and critical to the long-term stability of the region.

World News International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks
Author: 0 International Space Station Crew Gearing Up for Three October Spacewalks

NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei will go outside the International Space Station (ISS) for the two spacewalk . Canadarm2 was launched in 2001, so it's starting to experience some wear and tear. The malfunction hasn't impacted any operations, but it needs to be replaced. It also gives the unique capability to "walk" from one location on the station's truss to another, as per NASA.

World News Tom Petty breaks hearts one last time
Author: 0 Tom Petty breaks hearts one last time

The classics " American Girl " and " Breakdown " were on the band's 1976 debut album. Their anniversary tour kicked off in April, but in an interview with Rolling Stone , Petty called it the group's "last big one". His music is not only proper, spirit-lifting rock, it is comforting and honest too, and the meaning behind much of it - " I Won't Back Down " springs to mind - seems as important now as ever.

World News Spanish king's authority at stake in Catalonia
Author: 0 Spanish king's authority at stake in Catalonia

Spain's prime minister, meanwhile, urged the separatist leader of the regional Catalan government to cancel plans for declaring independence to avoid "greater evils". In the meantime, drug company Oryzon announced on October 4 a decision to relocate away from Catalonia , while telecommunications company Eurona announced on October 5 that it, too, will move its headquarters from Barcelona to Madrid .

World News Saudi Arabia says to buy Russian Federation S-400 defence systems, other arms
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says to buy Russian Federation S-400 defence systems, other arms

Moscow , Riyadh- Official and popular Russian circles applauded the historic visit by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to Moscow upon an official invitation by Russian President Vladimir Putin . Russian analysts say that King Salman is seeking to diversify Saudi alliances because of uncertainty over Donald Trump's Middle East polices. Gazprom Neft has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Saudi Aramco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, to extend their ...

World News Embassy caused delay of Jong-nam's autopsy, court told
Author: 0 Embassy caused delay of Jong-nam's autopsy, court told

Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was travelling under the alias of Kim Chol. Monday's court session was primarily a reconstruction of Kim Jong Nam's final moments at the airport. Mohamad Shah said his conclusion that Kim died of "acute VX poisoning" was based on a chemist report of the presence of VX and the swiftness of death.

World News Las Vegas gunman 'doted' on girlfriend but may have kept secrets
Author: 0 Las Vegas gunman 'doted' on girlfriend but may have kept secrets

Danley's sisters told Seven News that she was wired $127,000. "In that sense I thank him for sparing my sister's life", they added. Police said former casino worker Danley was not believed to be involved in the shooting but investigators are hoping she can shed light on Paddock's state of mind and their relationship as they try to find a motive for the sickening attack.

World News US House votes to ban abortion at 20 weeks
Author: 0 US House votes to ban abortion at 20 weeks

Far more than seven countries allow abortions past 20 weeks in cases of rape or incest but also for medical reasons that do not necessarily endanger the mother's life. The Senate still must schedule consideration of the bill , but that seemed unlikely. We know that after three weeks, my granddaughter had a heartbeat.

World News Is targeting minors Pakistan's new low — ConnectWithNewsX
Author: 0 Is targeting minors Pakistan's new low — ConnectWithNewsX

There was surge in border ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir last month. A senior police official said Naik Mehandir of 7/11 GR regiment was critically injured when Pakistani troops fired at a forward post in Balakote sector along the Line of Control (LoC) today afternoon.

World News Trailer Released For 'Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer' Movie
Author: 0 Trailer Released For 'Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer' Movie

In a statement, the Pistorius family said neither it nor the Steenkamps were consulted about the film , " Blade Runner Killer ", which is set to premiere on the Lifetime network in the U.S. She was dead after going to the bathroom and the prosecution claimed it was murder but Pistorius claimed he mistook her for a burglar and opened fire in self defence.

World News Myanmar, Bangladesh Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Myanmar, Bangladesh Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Muslims

They were divided into three groups and flown to Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships to meet with local people-Rakhine, Muslims, Mro and Hindu-from six villages in the areas. He gave no timeframe and did not say whether Myanmar would also take back 300,000 Rohingya refugees who fled across the border during earlier violence.

World News Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit
Author: 0 Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit

Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit his constituency from October 4 to 6. He said while his request was not considered, the authorities would ensure "all-round security" for the Congress leader. It was earlier reported that Congress MP Sachin Pilot had, in a print interview, said that Rahul Gandhi could take over as the president of the Indian National Congress (INC) soon after Diwali this year.

World News Tillerson says USA now in direct contact with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says USA now in direct contact with North Korea

We have lines of communication with Pyongyang", AFP quoted the USA diplomat as saying. The remarks came just hours after it was revealed that the USA and North Korea have opened several channels of communication. "Whether through diplomacy or force is up to the regime @StateDept". At the time, Trump tweeted that, while he appreciated China's efforts, they have "not worked out".

World News Russian Facebook Ads Targeted Muslims, Gun Owners, Black Lives Matter
Author: 0 Russian Facebook Ads Targeted Muslims, Gun Owners, Black Lives Matter

Half of the ads cost less than $3, and 99% cost less than $1,000. The company has not said if it will release the ads to the public. Those companies have come under increasing pressure from Capitol Hill to investigate Russian meddling and are facing the possibility of new regulations that could affect their massive advertising businesses.

World News Graft accused Nawaz set to return as PML-N chief
Author: 0 Graft accused Nawaz set to return as PML-N chief

The general council of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz will hold intra-party election on Tuesday, where the party leaders will most likely elect disqualified parliamentarian Nawaz Sharif as president. Pakistan Peoples Party, Jamaat-i-Islami and Awami Muslim League also opposed the bill, which was introduced by Law Minister Zahid Hamid. According to Nawaz Sharif's lawyer, Mohsin Ranjha, the court has been assured that Maryam Nawaz and her husband will appear in court during the next hearing.

World News Knife attack at French train station; assailant shot
Author: 0 Knife attack at French train station; assailant shot

The area around Saint Charles train station at Marseille's main train station has been cordoned off and the station has been evacuated. According to sources, the suspect allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) before carrying out the violent crime, The Guardian further stated.

World News Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'illegitimate,' Tillerson says
Author: 0 Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'illegitimate,' Tillerson says

The statement did not give more detail or indicate specifically whether Iraqi forces were planning to move toward the external border posts controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from the Iranian and Turkish side. "We are not ready to discuss or have a dialogue about the results of the referendum because it is unconstitutional", he said in a speech on Monday night.

World News Georgia police officer fatally shot, suspect at large
Author: 0 Georgia police officer fatally shot, suspect at large

Spangler faces charges of murder and aggravated assault in the slaying of 29-year-old Polk County police Officer Kristin Hearne and shooting of Officer David Goodrich. Spanger had outstanding warrants out of Walker County for felony probation violation, Keenan said. Hearne began her career in law enforcement almost a decade ago but had been serving in Polk County for five years.

World News Plane makes emergency landing as passengers get shots of engine blowout
Author: 0 Plane makes emergency landing as passengers get shots of engine blowout

Passengers remained on the plane after it landed, waiting for stairs so that they could disembark. Air France is facing a daunting technical challenge to fix an extensively damaged A380 at one of Canada's most remote airports. "We grabbed onto something and then we sat down, and the plane righted itself fairly soon". The Airbus A380 made a safe landing in Goose Bay, New Foundland, scattering debris along the runway, according to CBC .

World News GOP senator: Trump's rhetoric not to blame for North Korea nuclear threat
Author: 0 GOP senator: Trump's rhetoric not to blame for North Korea nuclear threat

Brad Roberts served as United States deputy assistant secretary of defence for nuclear and missile defence policy is warning a weapon fired from North Korea could strike the country. "We would like to maintain a sense of urgency", Onodera was quoted as saying. North Korea's SLBM launches began to be made public in May 2015. In a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected Pyongyang to act around October 10 and 18, but gave ...

Author: 0 'US May Have to Shoot Down N. Korea ICBM Over Russia'

Russian and North Korean foreign ministry representatives met in Moscow today, and Kremlin said it had sent a clear message to Pyongyang that it was ready to step in to mediate. "Russia is the most important country in resolving emergency situations such as the North's nuclear problem that are in the way to the reunification of the Korean Peninsula and mediating between the interests of the US and China", South Korea's next ambassador to Russia Woo Yoon-keun said at a conference on ...

World News Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case
Author: 0 Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case

Justices deadlocked, 4-4, on the case previous year. An Illinois case could mean huge changes for how public employee unions across the country operate. The Fund For American Studies said in a statement that the Trump hotel was chosen for its "location, size, availability and amenities". "The billionaires and their foundations pay for lawsuits like Janus and right-to-work laws because they want to weaken unions by forcing them to provide expensive services for free", Specht said.

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