Pound drops as Brexit talks fail to progress

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Thursday (12 October) that the fifth round of talks with the United Kingdom ended in a "deadlock" over the divorce bill and that he would not propose to European Union leaders next week to mo... More..

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Death toll rises in California wildfires
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Death toll rises in California wildfires

By Tuesday, some 2,000 homes and other structures had been destroyed. "We are literally looking at explosive vegetation", Mr Pimlott said. PG&E has shut off gas service for roughly 40,000 customers in the S...More..

Bato: PNP now hands off on drug war
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bato: PNP now hands off on drug war

He also instructed the PNP to merely maintain police visibility "as a deterrent to illegal drug activities". Dionardo Carlos said the PNP will follow the President's order and will focus instead on addressing c...More..

Former Ballon d'Or victor, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election'
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Former Ballon d'Or victor, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election'

He is the only African player to win FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d'Or. "The mission believes thus far, and let me emphasis here, the mission believes thus far, up to this point, that with the env...More..

Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017: Congress takes lead
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017: Congress takes lead

Congress have taken the lead in Chavan's stronghold. Nanded Municipal Corporation has 3.96 lakh registered voters of whom 60 per cent turned out to vote on Wednesday. Out of 81 seats, 41 seats are reserved fo...More..

Donald Trump may visit demilitarised zone during first trip to South Korea
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Donald Trump may visit demilitarised zone during first trip to South Korea

The two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers were joined by two F-15K fighters from the South Korean military after leaving their base in Guam, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement on Wednesday. L...More..

United States to withdraw from UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

United States to withdraw from UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias

There has been no immediate comment from the USA government. Unesco, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization known for its designation of world heritage sites, is a global develop...More..

Trump Warns Puerto Rico Weeks After Storms: Federal Help Cannot Stay 'Forever'
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Trump Warns Puerto Rico Weeks After Storms: Federal Help Cannot Stay 'Forever'

This will help the island stabilize its finances, prevent an even greater outmigration to the mainland and unleash Puerto Rico's full economic potential and capacity in a sustainable way. JetBlue transported ad...More..

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan

The army did not name those held, only saying it worked with U.S. intelligence officials to track them down and free them after discovering they had been brought into Pakistan . "They were captured by terroris...More..

Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict today: All you should know
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict today: All you should know

The Talwars were a resident of Jal Vayu Vihar in Noida. Onus on Talwars to prove that who else could have killed Aarushi and Hemraj . The house help, Hemraj , hailed from Nepal. India has been riveted b...More..

Watch Princess Nokia destroy a racist dude on the subway
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Watch Princess Nokia destroy a racist dude on the subway

The altercation heightened as the self-proclaimed NYU law grad yammered on about the First Amendment and continued screaming the slur at the top of his lungs, causing passengers to get aggressive and oust him...More..

Warmer days return, but rain holds off for now — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Warmer days return, but rain holds off for now — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Thursday we will have variable sunshine more humid with light winds again and warmer with a high of 88 . Showers and storms stick around for much of this evening with lows in the lower 60s. Highs will only re...More..

Bay Area teams pledge $450000 for fire relief efforts
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bay Area teams pledge $450000 for fire relief efforts

Parents and school administrators must check air quality readings before letting children practice outdoor sports while air quality is unhealthy. "It will probably hit the central valley and the East Bay tonigh...More..

Hurricane Ophelia continues in Atlantic
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia continues in Atlantic

The storm is the 10th hurricane that has developed in the Atlantic this season. At 10am BST the NOAA's National Hurricane Center located the storm about 725 southwest of the Azores. The storm tied a recor...More..

Pakistan's Election Commission slaps non-bailable warrant against PTI Chairman Imran Khan
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Pakistan's Election Commission slaps non-bailable warrant against PTI Chairman Imran Khan

EC authorities have reportedly asked the former cricketer to present himself before the commission on 26 October. PTI spokesperson Naeemul Haq said the party will challenge the warrant in the Islamabad High...More..

Tillerson discusses visa crisis with Turkish foreign minister
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tillerson discusses visa crisis with Turkish foreign minister

Turkey retaliated by halting visas services in the United States . Erdogan warned that Turkish-U.S. ties could be further damaged if U.S. President Donald Trump's administration played a role in the visa dec...More..

Election dates for Gujarat, Himachal Assemblies to be announced today
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Election dates for Gujarat, Himachal Assemblies to be announced today

The Commission had indicated on Wednesday that Gujarat may go to polls in December as the term of the current legislative assembly is coming to end in the third week of January. The Himachal Lokhit Party had wo...More..

Kenya parliament passes controversial election law amendment
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kenya parliament passes controversial election law amendment

The Supreme Court annulled the result of the original 8 August poll, which saw Uhuru Kenyatta declared victor, after finding irregularities. National Super Alliance Presidential candidate Raila Odinga wil...More..

Hamas, Fatah reach Palestinian reconciliation deal
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hamas, Fatah reach Palestinian reconciliation deal

Al-Nuno gave no further details on the content of the deal. A Hamas official told Reuters that details are expected to be released at a news conference in Cairo . Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah th...More..

'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'

USA intelligence chiefs say they can not be 100 per cent certain that the strike killed Jones as there was no attempt to recover any of her DNA. However, she - and possibly her son - were actually killed in J...More..

Amid Catalan crisis, Spain marks national day with show of unity
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Amid Catalan crisis, Spain marks national day with show of unity

Here is the status of the standoff between the affluent, industrial region of Catalonia and the central Spanish government in Madrid . Catalan officials say nearly 90% of voters backed independence with a tu...More..

Villages poisoned by venom of casteism, says PM Modi
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Villages poisoned by venom of casteism, says PM Modi

The country, assured the prime minister, has sufficient resources to deliver benefits to the last man in the queue, he added. He also said there is a need to create development schemes for rural India that ar...More..

QCOM) — QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

QCOM) — QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ

It has underperformed by 40.08% the S&P500. Since May 11, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 4 sales for $1.73 million activity. $1.28M worth of stock was sold by ABERLE DEREK K on Thursday, June 1. The firm has "Buy"...More..

Trump again blasts Iran nuke deal as certification decision looms
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Trump again blasts Iran nuke deal as certification decision looms

If Trump declines to certify the Iran deal, it would open a 60-day window in which US congressional leaders could move quickly to reimpose sanctions on Tehran suspended under the agreement. It gave Iran sanct...More..

World Cup failure prompts calls for United States soccer 'revolution'
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

World Cup failure prompts calls for United States soccer 'revolution'

We should have been having real criticism. The Americans won't even play a competitive match for almost two years, until the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. "With the amount of money that is in Major League Soccer and ...More..

Thailand to ban smoking on 20 beaches to curb cigarette butt waste
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thailand to ban smoking on 20 beaches to curb cigarette butt waste

Discarded cigarette butts accounted for a third of rubbish collected by the department. He also claimed cigarettes have left the country at risk of flooding, with drains clogged by more than 100million cigare...More..

McConnell: Democratic 'blue slips' won't block Trump judges
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

McConnell: Democratic 'blue slips' won't block Trump judges

No longer will "blue slips" be allowed to deny a nominee a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing and vote on confirmation. Last month, McConnell told the New York Times that the blue slip process shouldn't be ...More..

Andew Wiggins Signs Extension With Timberwolves, Reportedly For Five-Years, $148 Million
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Andew Wiggins Signs Extension With Timberwolves, Reportedly For Five-Years, $148 Million

It's easy to see why the T-Wolves opened the vault for Wiggins. That's natural for any young player like the 22-year-old Wiggins. Wiggins will make more almost double that of Tristan Thompson, whose $16.4 m...More..

Mexico will only stay in NAFTA based on national interest, says FM
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mexico will only stay in NAFTA based on national interest, says FM

Asked by a reporter if he would make a trade pact with Canada if he can not reach agreement with Mexico in the NAFTA negotiations, Trump said: "Oh sure, absolutely". "We will only remain in this treaty if it is...More..

Russia blames US for militants' move in Syria
by | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Russia blames US for militants' move in Syria

He accused the USA of turning a blind eye and effectively providing cover to the Islamic State group's operations in an area in Syria that is under US control. Al-Moallem said the Kurds are now vying for contro...More..