Man avoids rape charge as French court finds girl (11) consented

France correspondent Catherine Field says the man has now been charged with sexual abuse of a minor instead. The girl is understood to have agreed to follow the man to his house from a park in Montmagny, a suburb to the north of Paris . Prosecutor... More..

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Iran, Iraq, Turkey Take Measures Against a 'Second Israel' in Kurdistan
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Iran, Iraq, Turkey Take Measures Against a 'Second Israel' in Kurdistan

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's ultimatum came the day after the vote and ahead of the release of official results. Abadi called for the results of the Kurdish referendum on independence to be annulled, as...More..

More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

More than 120000 flee Bali's rumbling volcano

The volcano's alert status was raised to its highest level on Friday, with hundreds of tremors daily indicating a high chance it will erupt. The mountain, about 45 miles (70km) to the north-east of the touris...More..

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook is not 'anti
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook is not 'anti

He wrote: " Facebook was always anti-Trump.The Networks were always anti-Trump hence, Fake News , @ nytimes (apologized) & @ WaPo were anti-Trump". Faceboo is facing increased scrutiny over the election. La...More..

U.S. air strike in Kabul hits civilians
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

U.S. air strike in Kabul hits civilians

Najib Danish , spokesman for the Afghan interior minister, said "three terrorists were killed by the Afghan security forces" before the exchange was over. Later, he'll hold a press conference with Ghani and...More..

Zuckerberg rejects Donald Trump's claim of Facebook bias
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Zuckerberg rejects Donald Trump's claim of Facebook bias

Facebook was always anti-Trump.The Networks were always anti-Trump hence, Fake News , @nytimes (apologized) & @WaPo were anti-Trump. This particular spat began when Trump tweeted his allegations of collus...More..

Prep volleyball roundup: Rehobeth edges Carroll
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Prep volleyball roundup: Rehobeth edges Carroll

East (15-15, 7-5), which had pushed South (22-7, 12-0) to five games in the previous Three Rivers Conference clash between the foes, got eight digs apiece from Jana White and Paxton Adkins. Cheyenne Shepherd ha...More..

Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil meets PM Modi
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil meets PM Modi

Father Tom Uzhunnalil , a Vatican priest from Kerala who was abducted by Islamic State militants, returned to India on Thursday, ANI reported. In July, Union minister Sushma Swaraj had taken up the issue o...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Malaysia Bans Travel to North Korea

Malaysia will no longer allow its citizens to visit North Korea, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) confirmed to NK News on Thursday. "The decision is taken in view of the escalation of tension...More..

McCain calls for Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

McCain calls for Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico

Separately, Sen. John McCain , R-Arizona, sent a similar letter to Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke on Tuesday urging that the law be waived and arguing that it should ultimately be repealed. There was a Jon...More..

Merkel welcomes reform ideas from Macron
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Merkel welcomes reform ideas from Macron

His biggest challenge may be the German political calendar. "We thought the past would not come back ... we thought we had learned the lessons", Mr Macron told a crowd of European students at the Sorbonne uni...More..

1st Test: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat first
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

1st Test: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat first

Prior to the trophy unveiling, the newly appointed captain of Pakistan Test side Sarfraz Ahmed requested the Sri Lankan team to visit Pakistan for the matches. Subsequently, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh C...More..

U.S. imposes more sanctions on North Korea
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

U.S. imposes more sanctions on North Korea

Over the weekend, US Air Force B-1B Lancers and South Korean F-15 fighter escorts went north of the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea in a flight route and flew along North Korea's east coast. A...More..

Why Roy Moore might make life hard for Senate Republicans
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Why Roy Moore might make life hard for Senate Republicans

Perhaps sensing that, Trump quickly swung behind the victor, former Alabama state chief justice Roy Moore , calling him to offer congratulations. Odd was appointed to the US Senate earlier this year to fill ...More..

Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation

The reference alleged that the assets were "disproportionate to his known sources of income for which he could not reasonably account for". Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry has on Wednesday said ...More..

Good news for Nigeria as oil prices hit $57
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Good news for Nigeria as oil prices hit $57

North Sea oil producers seized on surging crude prices this week to hedge output, joining their U.S. shale oil peers in locking in a floor for future revenue. The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $...More..

Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia

You have been asking me for three days now", junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha said during an exchange with reporters at Government House. Yingluck is believed to have fled the country ahead of the verdict day...More..

Guggenheim Pulls Controversial Dog Fighting Art From Taxpayer-Funded Show
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Guggenheim Pulls Controversial Dog Fighting Art From Taxpayer-Funded Show

It and two other works condemned by animal welfare activists will no longer be part of the exhibit when it opens October 6. The museum said they were removing the pieces "out of concern for the safety of ...More..

Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck Could Practice This Week
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck Could Practice This Week

Pagano said Monday that Luck was progressing well in his right shoulder rehabilitation and that he "might be able to start some practice this week", without offering any guarantees. "He's doing great; there was...More..

Former Iowa senator testifies in Menendez trial
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Former Iowa senator testifies in Menendez trial

Menendez attorney Abbe Lowell noted that Harkin's meeting with Melgen was not the first time that the senator held a meeting relating to the HELP committee with a constituent from outside of his elected constit...More..

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

The ongoing war of words between the two nations saw several new fiery salvos on Saturday, a day on which the U.S. military, in a show of force, flew bombers in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Kore...More..

Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House

Out". He is fired, ' " Trump said in a rally endorsing an Alabama Republican as President. " I rise to say to the world that this is not what America is all about ", Green said in an address. The Lone Star ...More..

OJ Simpson Could Be A Free Man As Early As Monday
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

OJ Simpson Could Be A Free Man As Early As Monday

Under the terms of a plan worked out by the state, the 70-year-old Simpson would be transferred from Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada to High Desert State Prison outside Las Vegas for a rel...More..

Tokyo Governor Koike to challenge Japanese PM Abe with new party
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tokyo Governor Koike to challenge Japanese PM Abe with new party

Koike and the 14 founding Diet lawmakers of the "Kibo no To" (Party of Hope) promised Wednesday to "unshackle" Japanese politics from vested interests through "reform conservatism". Earlier Monday, Mineyuki Fuk...More..

Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Trump touts Pence's Indiana income tax cut during speech

They claim it is "fully aligned" with the House and Senate committees now working on the policy. President Trump is delivering a speech in IN on Wednesday where he will describe his proposal to reform the...More..

Fake cancer cure blogger Belle Gibson is fined
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Fake cancer cure blogger Belle Gibson is fined

Total fraud Belle Gibson has been ordered to pay $410,000 after she was found to have misled vulnerable Australians with utterly false claims that she "cured" cancer . In comments reported by Melbourne's ...More..

OCR remains the same as Reserve Bank holds neutral
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

OCR remains the same as Reserve Bank holds neutral

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) kept interest rates at record lows of 1.75 percent for a sixth consecutive meeting on Thursday and said monetary policy would stay accommodative. The trade-weighted index ...More..

Almost half of abortions 'unsafe'
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Almost half of abortions 'unsafe'

The results were published Wednesday in the journal Lancet. "The highest proportion of abortions safe is observed in countries where laws are less restrictive, which have a high level of economic developmen...More..

by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast

During that time, Maria will be hovering a bit too close for comfort to the Carolina coastline. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours. After the dunes got hit by Jose this month, Maria ...More..

Fake gun found in student's book bag in Atlantic County
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Fake gun found in student's book bag in Atlantic County

Today, school administrators were alerted about the possibility of a weapon on campus. Xavier Matthews, 17, of Temple Hills, has been charged with assault and carrying a handgun on school property in connecti...More..