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Trump to travel to Asia Nov. 3-14: White House

Trump to travel to Asia Nov. 3-14: White House There was an uncertainty over the presence of the Donald Trump at the Manila Summit until recent days as according to officials he was reluctant to show support for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , who has been responsible for a number of anti-America outbursts. [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Puerto Rico amid growing war of words

Trump to visit Puerto Rico amid growing war of words Cruz on Saturday said Trump , who also tweeted on Saturday that some Puerto Rico residents "want everything to be done for them ", was turning a humanitarian catastrophe into a self-centered political debate. Begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying. "FEMA, Brock Long , has been on the phone virtually all the time with me, checking out how things are going", said Rossello. [Full Article...]

IBP to Duterte: Don't be onion-skinned, respect Ombudsman independence

IBP to Duterte: Don't be onion-skinned, respect Ombudsman independence The Philippines has a strict bank secrecy law and only the courts, as well as the AMLC, are allowed to obtain account details for the objective of criminal investigations or court trials. Carpio-Morales is an aunt to Duterte's son-in-law, Manases Carpio, husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. He also advised Duterte not to be too critical of the Ombudsman which has launched a probe aga... [Full Article...]

Woman hit, killed while searching for wallet on OBT, troopers say

Woman hit, killed while searching for wallet on OBT, troopers say A traffic crash on I-95 northbound at Exit 60 Hypoluxo Road blocked lanes for almost four hours Sunday. Anyone with information regarding the crash is urged to call the Florida Highway Patrol. Wysong, 30, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was cited for making an improper U-turn, State troopers said. Contreras was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, troopers said. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu denies claims of Israeli involvement in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence vote

Netanyahu denies claims of Israeli involvement in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence vote The Kurdistan parliament , in a unanimous vote on Saturday, rejected the Iraqi government and parliament's rulings it issued in response to the Kurdistan independence referendum, describing the decrees as illegal and saying the referendum was held backed by the Iraqi constitution . [Full Article...]

Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief

Diwali gift for Rahul Gandhi, may replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress chief On the Bharatiya Janata Party's criticism that the Congress is based on the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, Pilot said several people in that party, too. were from political families. The officials have reportedly cited the administration's inability to provide adequate security during the festive season as the reason. Refuting the grounds on which the authorities have asked the Congress vice-president ... [Full Article...]

Formula One: Hamilton warned Ferrari are ´serious threat´ in Malaysia

Formula One: Hamilton warned Ferrari are ´serious threat´ in Malaysia Vettel fought back from last place on the grid to finish fourth, with his race pace looking stronger than Hamilton's for much of the 56-lap affair as he rose through the order. "That s impossible", Vettel thundered over the radio. "He completely shunted into my auto", Vettel shouted. He then removed his steering wheel, which is against FIA regulations, and had to hitch a lift back to the pitla... [Full Article...]

Trump, Unpredictable Ally For GOP, Tests Influence On Taxes

Trump, Unpredictable Ally For GOP, Tests Influence On Taxes Lawmakers asserted that the move would provide a massive tax cut for Americans across the board. President Trump's chief economic adviser said Thursday that he could not guarantee that every middle-class American would pay less under the GOP tax reform plan , but that is the goal. [Full Article...]

Union Minister Ranjath Singh Celebrates Dussehra With Troops On India-China Border

Union Minister Ranjath Singh Celebrates Dussehra With Troops On India-China Border Rawat, who took part in the two-day-long high level meeting of the ITBP held in its Bihaguri-based headquarters near here recently, while briefing the media said that ITBP was given the responsibility of monitoring the Indo-China border areas from Karakuram to Jachipola in 2004. [Full Article...]

Trump undermines Tillerson on USA opening direct talks with N. Korea

Trump undermines Tillerson on USA opening direct talks with N. Korea Trump said on Twitter. Clinton failed, Bush failed, and Obama failed. Diplomats say there have been no new channels established recently, or any dramatic shift in Trump administration policy. Since then, the president threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea. But the North is coming closer to having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike America, and says it will only discuss the weapons ... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says

Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says In a perhaps-unconscious echo of George W. Bush's 2005 "heckuva job" appraisal of his own administration's response to Hurricane Katrina, on Saturday Donald Trump took to Twitter to laud his government's "amazing job" after Hurricane Maria and continued to jeer Puerto Ricans who have called for more efficient federal relief from the damage caused by the most powerful storm to strike the terr... [Full Article...]

India recall Nehra, Karthik for T20 series against Australia

India recall Nehra, Karthik for T20 series against Australia Dhawan missed the 4-1 one-day worldwide series over Steve Smith's side to be with his wife as she recovers from illness. "The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named the Indian Cricket Team for the three-match Twenty20 worldwide series against Australia", the Board of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Cheers, tears and hugs as Scalise returns to Capitol

Cheers, tears and hugs as Scalise returns to Capitol The investigation revealed the gunman was targeting Republicans and had been plotting the shooting for some time. Incredibly, the shooter Hodgekinson was the only one killed in the incident, although Scalise was severely wounded and required some 20 units of blood - about twice the amount typically in the human body - as doctors desperately tried to stop his bleeding. [Full Article...]

Muslim woman forced to remove veil in Austria

Muslim woman forced to remove veil in Austria The measures, similar to those in other European Union countries, also apply to visitors even though large numbers of Arab tourists holiday in the Alpine country. Those who defy the ban could face a fine of almost $180. Austria's parliament approved the ban in May despite protests from Muslim groups and opposition from lawyers and the country's own President. [Full Article...]

New York Sending More Help to Puerto Rico

New York Sending More Help to Puerto Rico Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Co-Chair of the Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort, said, "The City of NY and the Island of Puerto Rico share an unbreakable bond". The U.S. Government has now waived the Jones Act restrictions that prevented some more aid supply ships from docking. The agency's Office of Emergency Management also will send support equipment and members of its staff to provid... [Full Article...]

'Active shooter' near Las Vegas casino

'Active shooter' near Las Vegas casino Initial reports suggest there are multiple casualties, with hundreds of people seen fleeing the area. It is believed the shooters were firing into a crowd of people at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival. People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated. Reports on the scene say the police presence is heavy and the area has been cordoned off. [Full Article...]

Former PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Accountability Court in Panama Papers' case

He had come to witness the court proceedings in graft references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif when he was denied entry into the court premises. Skipping court proceedings for the third consecutive time may result in the court issuing non-bailable warrants, a legal expert warns. The accountability court also announced that Nawaz Sharif would be indicted on October 2. [Full Article...]

SNL's Trump to San Juan Mayor: 'You Should've Paid Your Bills'

SNL's Trump to San Juan Mayor: 'You Should've Paid Your Bills' In another tweet , he blamed "Fake News CNN and NBC" for going out of their way "to disparage our great First responders". In the cold open, " SNL " also poked fun at the fallout from Trump's controversial comments about some NFL players' decision to kneel or sit during the national anthem in protest of what they say is police treatment of African-Americans and racial inequality. [Full Article...]

Vanuatu island exodus continues even as volcano stabilizes

Vanuatu island exodus continues even as volcano stabilizes Vanuatu officials on Thursday ordered the complete evacuation of an island in the Pacific archipelago where a rumbling, belching volcano is threatening to blow. The island's water sources have been contaminated with lava flows raising concerns about the health of those still on the island. All 11,000 residents of Ambae Island have been told to leave. [Full Article...]

Crisis in Puerto Rico

Crisis in Puerto Rico During this season's trio of monster hurricanes - Harvey, Irma, Maria - Trump and his administration have drifted into the perilous territory of premature self-congratulation in the face of unfolding catastrophe, seemingly unmindful of the "Brownie moment" that scarred George W. [Full Article...]


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