Delegates and observers await Trump speech with bated breath — UN General Assembly

He offered a more skeptical view of the UN's efficacy or its value to the United States. Speaking at a session aimed at reforming the UN, Trump expressed faith and support for UN Secretary General António Guterres' "great reform vision" and comme... More..

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'Man Who Saved the World' by averting nuclear war is dead
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

'Man Who Saved the World' by averting nuclear war is dead

Petrov then went with his instinct: He called it a false alarm, though he would say later that he figured it was a 50-50 chance. Petrov came to light in 1998, when a retired commander of Soviet missile defenc...More..

Over 1 crore sarees to be distributed from today
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Over 1 crore sarees to be distributed from today

Kavitha participates in Bathukamma festival not only in Telangana districts, but has also been trying to popularise it in many countries for the last two years. Commissioner of textiles Sailaja Ramaiyyer le...More..

Late monsoon burst triggers torrential rain in Kerala
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Late monsoon burst triggers torrential rain in Kerala

With the South Western monsoon strengthening over Kerala after a lull, the state is preparing to face any type of exigencies in the wake of landslides and swollen rivers. Incessant rains triggered landslip in t...More..

North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

The China Daily yesterday said that sanctions should be given time to bite and that the door must be left open to talks. US and South Korean jets also flew near the Military Demarcation Line, an artificia...More..

Democratic leaders want full CBO analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Democratic leaders want full CBO analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill

The Graham-Cassidy bill would allow states to apply for waivers to repeal ObamaCare regulations, including the prohibition against insurers charging sick people higher premiums. Heritage Action for America, whi...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Merkel will win, but who will form next German government?

A continuation of the grand coalition between Merkel's christian democrats (CDU) and the social democratic party (SPD), a three-party coalition between CDU, FDP and the green party, as well as a coalition b...More..

Iran Will Respond to Any 'Wrong Move' on JCPOA: Leader
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Iran Will Respond to Any 'Wrong Move' on JCPOA: Leader

The comments come just days after Trump accused Iran of violating the " spirit " of the pact. Speaking at a speech to Iranian military academy graduates, Khamenei warned that Iran will react strongly to any "...More..

White House special counsel caught blabbing about Russian Federation probe in public
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

White House special counsel caught blabbing about Russian Federation probe in public

The newspaper reports that Cobb talked about one White House lawyer he thought was a "McGahn spy", a colleague he blamed for some of the "earlier leaks" and tried to push Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law a...More..

Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back

It is the eighth tallest building in New York City. "I do think that it's still going to be strong and have an impact because you've got two very strong foreign ministers from Russian Federation and China tha...More..

Hurricane Maria heading to Irma-hit Caribbean islands
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria heading to Irma-hit Caribbean islands

Maria is traveling west-northwest at 15 miles per hour, according to an advisory published at 5 p.m.by the National Hurricane Center . Eastern time on Monday. Will it be as bad as Irma? France said an ...More..

Rat poison mixed in water at madrassa in India
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Rat poison mixed in water at madrassa in India

A student, Afzal studying in Class 7 caught the miscreants red-handed when they were trying to mix rat poison , and alerted the staff. Salma Ansari, chairperson of Al Noor Charitable Society, which runs th...More..

USA flies bombers over Korean Peninsula for drill
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

USA flies bombers over Korean Peninsula for drill

But experts have challenged claims that the oil sanctions will exert sufficient pressure on the North Korean economy to convince the regime to change course. According to the Ronhap agency, the tests are a resp...More..

Senior IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Senior IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief

Misra, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, now serves as the Additional Director General in the Border Security Force (BSF). Kumar, who was appointed the NIA chief in 2013, has already received t...More..

South Korea, US agree on putting more pressure on North Korea: Seoul
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

South Korea, US agree on putting more pressure on North Korea: Seoul

Trump tweeted earlier this month that the United States is considering "stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea". The reference to the gas lines was made, evidently, as an allusion...More..

Trump re-ups his support for merit-based immigration plan
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Trump re-ups his support for merit-based immigration plan

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), an Obama-era policy that protects the children of undocumented immigrants referred to as "dreamers" from deportation, was a key topic for all parties going in to...More..

Tensions heat up between Bangladesh, Myanmar over Rohingya
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Tensions heat up between Bangladesh, Myanmar over Rohingya

The refugees speak of indiscriminate clearance operations, huts set on fire and family members being taken away and never heard from again. "Some of them are directly involved with terrorist activities and ...More..

U.S. military forces hold joint military exercises with South Korea, Japan
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

U.S. military forces hold joint military exercises with South Korea, Japan

Naval forces from both sides will, also for the first time, conduct joint submarine rescue exercises and joint anti-submarine exercises. Asked about President Donald Trump's warning last month that the North Ko...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

'The Wall... will continue to be built,' says Donal Trump

A San Francisco-based nonprofit - Mission Asset Funds - has announced $1 million in scholarships to assist those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals with renewing their statuses by the October 5t...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Cello Group plc (CLL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal Weight" rating in Friday, December 11 report. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Hold". Employees Retirement Of Texas hol...More..

Man scaring daughter with clown mask results in shooting
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Man scaring daughter with clown mask results in shooting

The child was reportedly so terrified she first jumped into a stranger's vehicle and later went into another stranger's apartment to escape from her father. Barrett said his daughter was having behavioral issue...More..

Mum gives birth to baby boy after George Michael's secret £9k donation for fertility treatment
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Mum gives birth to baby boy after George Michael's secret £9k donation for fertility treatment

Lynette had appeared on Deal or No Deal in 2008 and had spoken about why she was trying to win the cash prize for IVF treatment. Gillard has now given birth to a baby boy, Seth Logan George Hart, with partn...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Iran: US undermining nuke deal with 'unacceptable demands'

Key U.S. allies are anxious by the possibility of Washington pulling out of a 2015 landmark nuclear deal under which Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions against it being lifted. "W...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Second suspect arrested after London subway blast named as Yahyah Farroukh

Neither has been charged. Mr Sarwar added police had taken CCTV recordings from the shop on Sunday and carried out a search of the property. Pictures showed the 21-year-old Yahyah Farroukh being stopped b...More..

Dubai green lights world's tallest solar tower for world's largest solar park
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Dubai green lights world's tallest solar tower for world's largest solar park

Based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, this is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. According to the company, the power purchase agreement (PPA) and finan...More..

Trump retweets altered clip of him hitting golf ball at Clinton
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Trump retweets altered clip of him hitting golf ball at Clinton

He posted about talking to the South Korean president, calling Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man", campaigning for a Republican attorney general candidate in MI, and retweeted several pro-Trump Twitter accounts that had ...More..

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention

Mr Halawa's trial got under way in August , having been adjourned more than 20 times . Ibrahim's mother is due to undergo surgery tomorrow and the family were hoping that her spirits would be high after hea...More..

Gas prices in Lancaster County recede 4.1 cents per gallon
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Gas prices in Lancaster County recede 4.1 cents per gallon

After surveying 292 gas outlets in Macon, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.61, slightly higher than the national average of $2.60 a gallon. The least expensive gas prices were in Memphis ...More..

2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen

One victim died at the scene and one died later at Elmhurst General Hospital, authorities said. Additional bodies may be recovered once the buses are moved. Images of the scene also showed an apparent triage ce...More..

Paris 2024 hold celebratory concert after award of Olympic and Paralympic Games
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Paris 2024 hold celebratory concert after award of Olympic and Paralympic Games

SNCF has announced it is proud of Paris' successful bid to host the 2024 Olympics , and looks forward to the unique celebration of sport that the Olympics represents. The Olympic body, however, was ea...More..