Jammu and Kashmir's Banihal attack : SSB claims militant attack, police says 'fratricide'

The police are probing the incident and while they have not eliminated the terror angle, they have also not ruled out the possibility of it being an incident of fratricide killing and the two shooting at each other as a result of a heated argument. More..

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North Korea threat set to top agenda of United Nations general assembly
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

North Korea threat set to top agenda of United Nations general assembly

Trump is scheduled to address the world body, which he has criticized as weak and incompetent, on Tuesday. Trump, in a Sunday tweet , mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man". President Trump s...More..

North should stay in customs union, Verhofstadt to tell Dáil
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

North should stay in customs union, Verhofstadt to tell Dáil

Guy Verhofstadt has been on a tour of Belfast and the border counties and says a hard border would be a disaster for Ireland. "What has been clear from the beginning is that we will never allow that Ireland...More..

by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

UK finance jobs affected in Brexit's first wave

The firms are responsible for over 500,000 jobs in the United Kingdom and 600,000 in the European Union, and say that both sides should be " pragmatic and determined" in the next round of negotiations in order...More..

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday local time, the latest in a stream of missile tests that have looked to defy the worldwide community. Previous administ...More..

Duterte vows to have son murdered if drug-trafficking allegation true
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Duterte vows to have son murdered if drug-trafficking allegation true

Paolo Duterte, 42, this month appeared before a senate inquiry to deny accusations made by an opposition lawmaker that he was a member of a Chinese triad who helped smuggle in a huge shipment of crystal methamp...More..

Arvind Kejriwal Meeting Kamal Haasan, Is An Alliance On The Cards?
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Arvind Kejriwal Meeting Kamal Haasan, Is An Alliance On The Cards?

Haasan had also congratulated the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala for "good governance" on its first anniversary in May this year., and is believed to have had talks with CPM veteran Sitaram Yechury. "There ar...More..

Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Florian Philippot resigns from leadership of National Front

Florian Philippot was right-hand man to Marine Le Pen during the recent presidential election which saw her beaten by Emmanuel Macron . A graduate of France's top ENA administrative school, Philippot has sto...More..

Militants attack Naeem Akhtar's cavalcade in Tral, 2 civilians killed
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Militants attack Naeem Akhtar's cavalcade in Tral, 2 civilians killed

Earlier on Wednesday, one Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Head Constable martyred and one other injured in a terrorist attack on SSB camp at Banihal town in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district. The security forces'...More..

Sanctions increase
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sanctions increase "urgency" of South Korean aid to North: MOU

The South had said earlier it aims to send $4.5 million worth of nutritional products for children and pregnant women through the World Food Programme and $3.5 million worth of vaccines and medicinal treatments...More..

Rahul Gandhi Urges NRIs to Work With Congress
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Rahul Gandhi Urges NRIs to Work With Congress

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is concerned about the image of India overseas as he feels that it has been dealt a severe blow in the past couple of years. "That is the Congress idea". Further addressin...More..

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Vanuatu, no damage reported
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Vanuatu, no damage reported

Data on victims and destructions, as well as the threat of a tsunami has not been received. Erromango has a population of just under 2000 people. Two powerful earthquakes struck New Zealand on Wednesday, wh...More..

Iran Says Ready to Supply Pakistan's Energy Needs
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iran Says Ready to Supply Pakistan's Energy Needs

It added: "The consensus was evolved during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi [and] US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of UNGA session in NY". In the meeting Pence told Abbasi tha...More..

Trump gives major speech at United Nations
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump gives major speech at United Nations

In fact, Pyongyang has already declared it will speed up its nuclear weapons and missile research in response to recent sanctions and allied actions. Bach, meanwhile, said North Korean athletes were so far ...More..

Shanah Tovah: Rosh Hashanah Begins At Sunset Wednesday
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Shanah Tovah: Rosh Hashanah Begins At Sunset Wednesday

Here's how nearby Portland-area synagouges are observing the Jewish New Year. The essence of the Jewish new year is about prayer and pardon. Members of the Jewish faith here in the city and around the world a...More..

President Trump Speaks For The First Time At The UN General Assembly
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

President Trump Speaks For The First Time At The UN General Assembly

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: No nation on earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles. The speech touched on several topics, but the commander in chief sp...More..

Trump to work on building business ties at UN assembly
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump to work on building business ties at UN assembly

Meanwhile, the US and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after its latest missile test, the White House said on Sunday. And Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" - an a...More..

Pentagon Confirms South Korea Actually Considering Nuclear Rearmament
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Pentagon Confirms South Korea Actually Considering Nuclear Rearmament

The South had said earlier it aims to send $4.5 million worth of nutritional products for children and pregnant women through the World Food Programme and $3.5 million worth of vaccines and medicinal treatments...More..

Bishop chats to Trump about North Korea
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Bishop chats to Trump about North Korea

Kim Jong-un's secretive state launched its sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. "When you face risky situations like what is happening in North Korea , to make it clear, your first ap...More..

As North Korea Threat Looms, Trump to Address World Leaders at UN
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

As North Korea Threat Looms, Trump to Address World Leaders at UN

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said the US has a military option for North Korea, but that is not its preferred route. In a bombshell interview today, the ambassador said: "We have pre...More..

SEC says hackers may have profited from stolen insider information
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

SEC says hackers may have profited from stolen insider information

ET and confined disclosure of the hack to one paragraph nearly 1,500 words in. To gain entry, the hackers exploited a software vulnerability in the agency's EDGAR system-short for "electronic data gathering, ...More..

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS

A massive 2011 quake and tsunami caused meltdowns at three reactors in the Fukushima nuclear plant. The Japan Meteorological Agency now has no tsunami warnings or advisories in affect, nor does the National O...More..

Powerball jackpot victor from NJ sexually assaults girl
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Powerball jackpot victor from NJ sexually assaults girl

Before winning the lottery, Quezada worked at a bodega in New Jersey after coming to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a teenager. He took a $152million lump sum payment after taxes. "At this tim...More..

Trump says Iran nuclear deal an 'embarrassment'
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump says Iran nuclear deal an 'embarrassment'

He did not elaborate on the comment but reiterated his country's claim to be seeking peaceful nuclear energy. Under U.S. law, Trump must decide by October 15 whether to recertify Iran's compliance with the...More..

Air New Zealand Limits Ticket Sales Due To Jet Fuel Shortage
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Air New Zealand Limits Ticket Sales Due To Jet Fuel Shortage

An enforced shortage on fuel supply to airlines operating out of Auckland means Fiji Airways may have to divert aircraft to other airports to pick up fuel, combine or even cancel flights. Economists said the co...More..

Myanmar insists to United Nations that situation in Rakhine is improving
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Myanmar insists to United Nations that situation in Rakhine is improving

The U.S. has been gently prodding the government in Myanmar , especially head of state Aung San Suu Kyi , to do more to quell the violence between its security forces and a small Rohingya rebel group in the...More..

Mostly sunny, high near 79 — TODAY'S FORECAST
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Mostly sunny, high near 79 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. There is a 20 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms between 10 a.m. Wednesday's high will be around 75 degrees. Fire c...More..

How world leaders reacted to Trump's United Nations speech
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

How world leaders reacted to Trump's United Nations speech

GREENE: All right, NPR's Scott Horsley is here to talk us through this speech. Why he would do this while the world is grappling with the threat of North Korea can not be explained. But his administration has l...More..

Du to launch new iPhone 8 models on Sept 23
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Du to launch new iPhone 8 models on Sept 23

In the ceremony they launched three Smartphones namely iPhone 8 , 8 Plus and iPhone X . Apple Reveals the Reason Behind the Failure of iPhone X Face ID Demo. The feature is called "Trusted Face" and t...More..

Iran-made drone shot down
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iran-made drone shot down

Fighter jets were also scrambled to the area, but did not fire at the drone, the report said. "The IDF will not allow any infiltration or attempt to infiltrate Israeli airspace by any Iranian terror group, ...More..