USA has direct channels of communication with Pyongyang, not 'blackout' situation

Tillerson told reporters that the USA government and North Korean government have "direct communication" with one another over its " nuclear and missile tests". The disclosure came on Saturday as Mr Tillerson expressed hope for reducing tensions wit... More..

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Commercial aviation still extremely limited in San Juan
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Commercial aviation still extremely limited in San Juan

The island is now struggling to fix damage, restore basic services and maximise the impact of a federal aid effort which Donald Trump and his administration have trumpeted but which many critics of the presid...More..

Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines

Glaser said the U.S. could discuss with Japan and South Korea additional steps for the allies' trilateral defence cooperation against North Korea's nuclear weapon and missile threat. "He will also empha...More..

Donald Trump bashes mayor of San Juan for 'poor leadership ability'
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Donald Trump bashes mayor of San Juan for 'poor leadership ability'

His relentless praise for his own performance, and that of the federal emergency agency, has infuriated Puerto Ricans who note that much of the island remained without drinkable water nine days after the storm ...More..

Helicopters leave Ft. Indiantown Gap for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Helicopters leave Ft. Indiantown Gap for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

Officials said Puerto Rico requested assistance from NC National Guard through an Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) request with NC Emergency Management to aid in recovery. Stay on top of breaking ...More..

After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

After Elphinstone tragedy, MNS vows to stall bullet train project in Mumbai

Hitting out at the Railways for the loss of innocent lives at the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station Thackeray said, "Why do we need terrorists or enemies like Pakistan?" "All our staff, officers ar...More..

Ali hits milestone as Pakistan go steady
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Ali hits milestone as Pakistan go steady

Asad Shafiq added 39 in a stand of 79 with Azhar and, after he became Rangana Herath's second victim, Pakistan also lost Babar Azam to the last ball of the day after edging Nuwan Pradeep behind for 28. Herath w...More..

Letter, 9/26: Health care reform must be bipartisan
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Letter, 9/26: Health care reform must be bipartisan

There are rumblings that congressional stabilization work may start again, but it seems unlikely to succeed at all, let alone in time to have a large impact on the market in 2018. Uncertainty about how many hea...More..

Jammu: BSF unearths 14-feet-long tunnel being dug from Pak side
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Jammu: BSF unearths 14-feet-long tunnel being dug from Pak side

The tunnel from which, the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers said they have recovered war-like stores, was discovered a day after the its field commanders and those of Pakistan Rangers held a flag meeting in...More..

Warm until late week, Hurricane Maria stays offshore
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Warm until late week, Hurricane Maria stays offshore

Tropics: Category 1 Hurricane Maria inching up the eastern seaboard and Category 1 Hurricane Lee in the far north-central Atlantic. The center of Maria will remain 100-200 miles offshore from the Outer...More..

Israel slows to a halt as Jews fast for Yom Kippur
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Israel slows to a halt as Jews fast for Yom Kippur

A man walks with his bicycle on a car-free highway during Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv. Given that you can't kindle a fire during Yom Kippur, that should probably mean that you should drop the weed at least for a d...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Boris Johnson warns Theresa May Brexit transition can not exceed two years

Leaving with no deal as they suggest would mean high tariffs on both European Union and United Kingdom goods, with more moderate members of the Conservative party warning it would be a catastrophe for the eco...More..

DeVos: Future of school choice up to states, not Washington
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

DeVos: Future of school choice up to states, not Washington

Some even held a banner near DeVos as she spoke that read "White Supremacist". In a Q&A session after the speech, DeVos credited the Obama administration for addressing campus sexual assault, and said the T...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico

However, PROMESA is a neocolonial piece of legislation that further limits Puerto Rico's future prospects with forced austerity and little tangible financial assistance. "It is unacceptable to force the peopl...More..

3 killed in Pakistan-India border clashes
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

3 killed in Pakistan-India border clashes

At least three persons, including a soldier, have been killed and four others injured in alleged firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control, the Pakistan Army said on Saturday. The committee also revi...More..

Marine MV-22B Crashes In Syria, Injuring Two US Personnel
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Marine MV-22B Crashes In Syria, Injuring Two US Personnel

The incident happened at a coalition base at an undisclosed location in Syria, the official said. The heavily damaged aircraft was later reportedly destroyed by troops as it was in a non salvageable condition...More..

Blackmailer poisons baby food in Germany, threatens rest of Europe
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Blackmailer poisons baby food in Germany, threatens rest of Europe

Authorities released surveillance footage of the suspect, then described as being aged around 50 and who was wearing glasses and a white cap, which ultimately led to the arrest. So far there are no reports of a...More..

Scott Baldwin: lion bite that ruled rugby star out
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Scott Baldwin: lion bite that ruled rugby star out

News emerged that the Welsh worldwide had been forced to withdraw just an hour before kick off because of a hand injury. Video footage posted on the Twitter feed of former rugby player Andy Goode shows Bald...More..

Russian Federation on war footing as troops AMASS on North Korea BORDER
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Russian Federation on war footing as troops AMASS on North Korea BORDER

The announcement comes days after China confirmed it will apply another major part of the sanctions: a limit on exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1 and a ban on textiles from...More..

President Kovind appoints new governors
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

President Kovind appoints new governors

Purohit, the new Tamil Nadu governor, was a public personality inseparably involved in social, political, educational and industrial fields of Vidarbha in Maharashtra. This is the first time that the state ha...More..

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat: 'Must look at cow protection beyond religion'
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat: 'Must look at cow protection beyond religion'

The RSS chief also said that violence in the name of religion or cow protection can not be tolerated in the country and the people involved should fear. "It is reprehensible that some people have been kille...More..

Pete Mackanin Won't Return as Phillies Manager After More Than 2 Seasons
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Pete Mackanin Won't Return as Phillies Manager After More Than 2 Seasons

Once one of the premier pitchers in the game, Harvey has now struggled in back-to-back seasons, raising even more questions about whether he can be frontline starter again. "Every time I see that I'm not in t...More..

Varun Dhawan's Judwaa 2 gets high on opening day
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Varun Dhawan's Judwaa 2 gets high on opening day

Judwaa 2 also marks the highest opening film ever for Varun Dhawan . #Judwaa2 crosses ₹ 16 cr on Day 1... The movie collected Rs 16.10 crore nett at Indian box office on Friday. He tweeted, '#Judwaa2 is out t...More..

Google deepens probe of Russian meddling in USA election amid congressional pressure
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Google deepens probe of Russian meddling in USA election amid congressional pressure

Twitter said RT spent $274,000 in 2016 on Twitter ads that may have been used to try to influence the U.S. election . Beyond those restrictions, there is also an online black market for services that can al...More..

Van Hits Three Pedestrians Near Penn Station
by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Van Hits Three Pedestrians Near Penn Station

The people (one man, two women), hit endured critical but non-life threatening injuries. He says he was standing outside Penn Station when he saw the van speed up and hit them. People in the area took to Twitte...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Vettel fastest in second Malaysia Grand Prix practice

As a result, Hamilton now has a comfortable lead in the drivers championship . "It's always a bit more straightforward in the dry", Vettel told Sky F1 after heavy rain disrupted FP1 running. Red Bull's M...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Malaysia: Lewis Hamilton 'sad' that Formula One is losing its 'toughest' race

It's also another back-to-back race with Japan to think about the following weekend. Hamilton, who now leads Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by 28 points in the championship with Bottas a further 23 adrift, ho...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

The five most memorable Malaysian Grands Prix

Vettel entered the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend trailing Hamilton by 28 points at the top of the drivers' championship after retiring last time out in Singapore , but bounced back by finishing six-tenths...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Flying Vettel puts pressure on Hamilton at Malaysian GP practice

Not much you can do - I think it's part of racing . For a dark horse points-scorer I fancy Jolyon Palmer to do well. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel should have been heading to the Malaysian GP having taken b...More..

by | Saturday, September 30, 2017

Flying Vettel puts pressure on Hamilton at Malaysian GP practice

Not much you can do - I think it's part of racing . For a dark horse points-scorer I fancy Jolyon Palmer to do well. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel should have been heading to the Malaysian GP having taken b...More..