Saudi clerics detained in 'crackdown on dissent'

Businessman said the national products are very competitive and of high quality that match global standards. Businessman Saad Al-Tawah Al-Hajri stressed that the crisis has created a new spirit for citizens and residents alike to rely on national p... More..

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Iran signs contracts to fix Syria's power grid
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Iran signs contracts to fix Syria's power grid

Agreement points to the role Tehran is expected to play in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria. Electricity networks have been decimated by six years of brutal fighting, with energy outputs dropping by more...More..

France says Turkish-Russia missile deal a sovereign decision
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

France says Turkish-Russia missile deal a sovereign decision

A Turkish newspaper is quoting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that both Ankara and Moscow are committed to Turkey's purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russian Federation. Erdogan's remar...More..

Putin Spokesman Confirms Russia Reached Out To Trump Administration In March
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Putin Spokesman Confirms Russia Reached Out To Trump Administration In March

The Russian government confirmed on Wednesday a BuzzFeed News report that Moscow proposed a sweeping normalization of relations with the U.S. to the Trump administration in March. To date, only a small numb...More..

Olive Garden brings back the Never Ending Pasta Pass
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Olive Garden brings back the Never Ending Pasta Pass

Last year, all 21,000 pasta passes sold out in one second , according to Olive Garden. Pacific Time (2 p.m. EDT) and will be on sale for 30 minutes. For $100, the pasta passes provide eight weeks of unlimite...More..

Oil edges up as OPEC output falls, offsets hurricane concerns
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Oil edges up as OPEC output falls, offsets hurricane concerns

According to the IEA, OPEC may not change dramatically the supply side in 2018. "Even if bloated global oil stockpiles continue to decline through this year, OPEC will still fall short of its objective to r...More..

Backed force plans council for Syria's Deir Ezzor
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

Backed force plans council for Syria's Deir Ezzor

The army took Jafrah, outside Deir Ezzor on the river's west bank, surrounding Isis fighters stuck in districts of the city freed from the death cult's siege last week. The US-led raid in the village of Al-Shah...More..

'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

'Shooter' in custody after lock-down at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon

No other patients, visitors or staff were physically injured as a result of the incident. Attorney General Gordon MacDonald identified the victim as a 70-year-old woman. A code silver is a active shooter...More..

Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued

Uzhunnalil was kidnapped from an old-age home run by the Missionaries of Charity on March 4, 2016. The statement was signed by Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, secretary general of the conference. His photograph ...More..

6 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

6 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power

Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez said a criminal investigation has been opened up into the deaths of the residents, but did not offer any further details. Florida Light and Power had yet to visit the site, de...More..

Mexico cancels Texas aid as it battles devastating losses
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Mexico cancels Texas aid as it battles devastating losses

The ministry followed up the next day with a list of what it could offer, including food, soldiers, medicine and water. On Monday, the Mexican government said it can no longer aid Texas' recovery because it w...More..

Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies, aged 86
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies, aged 86

But it was the founding of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960, when Hall was just 29, that sealed his reputation in the British theater world and beyond. He will be remembered for all these reasons, but pe...More..

White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

White House won't commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists

Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerSenate approves resolution condemning white supremacist groups Week ahead: Lawmakers alarmed by Equifax breach Five major revelations from Congress's Russian Federation probes MO...More..

Murphy: I've Favored Single-Payer Healthcare For Years
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Murphy: I've Favored Single-Payer Healthcare For Years

Numerous senators who are now coming out in support of his bill are considered top prospects to run for the Democratic party in 2020. To call it a plan is, in some sense, too generous: Although it envisions...More..

Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hurricane Jose: The storm we'll be watching for next week

Relief operations are under way and engineers are working to restore power, but many areas remain stranded. Located on the eastern coast of Florida , NASA's Kennedy Space Center closed from Friday (Sept....More..

Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters

Authorities are reporting the first death in SC related to Tropical Storm Irma . Upper-level winds were not expected to support significant development while the system moves northwestward to northward for...More..

by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Storm Aileen set to bring 75mph winds to parts of UK

An Amber warning means you need to be prepared to change your plans and protect you, your family and community from the impacts of the severe weather based on the forecast from the Met Office . and the Caribbe...More..

Supreme Court Preserves Texas' Gerrymandered Maps In 5-4 Split-For Now
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Supreme Court Preserves Texas' Gerrymandered Maps In 5-4 Split-For Now

In separate orders issued Tuesday, the high court blocked two lower court rulings that invalidated parts of those maps where lawmakers were found to have discriminated against voters of color. The district co...More..

Trump sides with Texas churches suing FEMA over relief funds
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Trump sides with Texas churches suing FEMA over relief funds

Application procedures for the state, tribal and eligible local governments will be explained at a series of applicant briefings with locations to be announced in the affected area by recovery officials. Almost...More..

Week since murder, over 10000 rally in Bengaluru, declare: I am Gauri
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Week since murder, over 10000 rally in Bengaluru, declare: I am Gauri

A resistance meeting was held here and renowned journalists, activists and thinkers demanded that the Karnataka government "hastens" the Special Investigation Team's probe into the murder. "I highly doubt the...More..

Trump's lawyers wanted Jared Kushner gone
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Trump's lawyers wanted Jared Kushner gone

About this, the Princeling surely can not be pleased. On Monday the Wall Street Journal reported that Kushner even triumphed over the advice of President Trump's legal counsel. Sanders' comments clashed, ...More..

No other state gets hit by hurricanes as often as Florida
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

No other state gets hit by hurricanes as often as Florida

One death has been reported in St. Johns County. One was found dead in their Shark Key home, the other lost control of their truck in heavy winds. More than 6.5 million homes and businesses remained witho...More..

Sens. Gillibrand, Collins introduce amendment to block Trump's transgender military ban
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Sens. Gillibrand, Collins introduce amendment to block Trump's transgender military ban

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat from NY, on Monday introduced an amendment that seeks to block President Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has joined Sen. Gillibr...More..

OPEC's Production Cuts Are Working
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

OPEC's Production Cuts Are Working

Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a risky Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, but by afternoon it weakened to a Category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 110 m...More..

Harvey, Irma estimated to cost $290 billion in US
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Harvey, Irma estimated to cost $290 billion in US

Laducer said several factors are at work in reducing the prices that increased when refineries shut down during Hurricane Harvey . Between Aug. 23 and Aug. We're talking about anthropogenic climate change , o...More..

Hurricane Jose Path Could Bring Storm To East Coast
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hurricane Jose Path Could Bring Storm To East Coast

Speaking to The Tribune yesterday, local Meteorology Department forecaster Ian McKenzie said Jose's three-day cone has it located to the east of The Bahamas in a projected looping motion. Jose's wind forecast, ...More..

Pope, Trump Feud Extends to Dreamers
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pope, Trump Feud Extends to Dreamers

Asked what concrete steps Colombians can take to overcome the divisions and hatred caused by decades of civil war, Pope Francis responded that he would like to see Colombians take as a motto "Let's take the...More..

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu appeals to Suu Kyi to intervene
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu appeals to Suu Kyi to intervene

Dozens of Muslims staged the rally condemning violence in Myanmar against its Rohingya minority. There are now around 1.1m residents in the Southeast Asian nation, which is home to more than 100 ethnic grou...More..

Barnier: UK plan for N. Ireland as unworkable and unacceptable
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Barnier: UK plan for N. Ireland as unworkable and unacceptable

It also welcomed the government's commitment to securing a transition period "so that firms can ensure they are ready to adapt to the changing relationships and thrive under the new partnership being created wi...More..

Trump's FTA Withdrawal Remark Criticized as 'Self-Injury'
by | Monday, September 11, 2017

Trump's FTA Withdrawal Remark Criticized as 'Self-Injury'

Fischer wrote: "During this challenging time, we must demonstrate solidarity with our allies as they face significant threats". US President Donald Trump's top trade adviser has expressed optimism about reach...More..