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Forecast: Sunny And Mild All Weekend in NY

Monday: Sunny. High: Upper 70s. Rain will be most likely Tuesday and Wednesday . Florida will be greatly impacted, so if you have friends or relatives in Florida, make sure they are prepared. "However, Irma is SO LARGE, that life-threatening st...

NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast

This storm is likely to become a hurricane by the end of the week when it will probably threaten northern Mexico. -Tropical Storm Katia has formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Jose was moving west and was about 1,135 miles ea...

Shocking: Journalist Gauri Lankesh Shot at Her Residence in Bengaluru and Died

Gauri Lankesh has been known for her strict and gutsy stories and she was a huge supported for Hindu acts. "One mob has been created which can kill people alone or in presence of thousands of people", he said, adding that these mob members are not ...

Why Alphons Kannanthanam is known as 'Demolition Man'

Kannanthanam also addressed some of the concerns that were raised by the Christian community about the BJP in the past and said it was mere propaganda. There are speculations that the BJP is aiming to bring Catholic Church closer to NDA alliance ...

BRICS States Name Pakistan-Based Groups As Security Concern In Unprecedented Move

The two leaders had briefly discussed the Doklam issue then. Indian and Chinese army officers celebrate to mark the 57th anniversary of India's independence in the border town of Bumla, August 15, 2004. Xiamen: On Monday, India achieved a major su...

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula days after latest missile launch

Early on Tuesday, North Korea fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting US President Donald Trump to say that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action. Among other topics, they talked abou...

Iowa soldiers, 2 helicopters to be part of Harvey relief effort

Arkansas is part of a large contingent of states, reaching as far as Alaska, that have sent their citizen soldiers to help Houston and the surrounding areas recover as floodwaters recede in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which first made landfall on A...

Fuel prices rise as Harvey's effects ripple beyond Gulf

But on Friday, U.S. gasoline margins RBc1-CLc1 tumbled more than 5 percent and gasoline futures fell nearly 2 percent, their first daily loss since the storm. The government plans to supply 1 million barrels of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Rese...

Mueller Has 'Problematic' Original Draft of Comey Firing Letter

Now, the New York Timesand Wall Street Journal report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter Trump drafted to Comey in which he revealed the real reason for the firing: Trump was angry that Comey wouldn't publicly confirm tha...

Trump Keeps All Options Open for North Korea: White House

It came as USA and South Korean forces were nearing the end of the 10-day annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises, which the North regards as a rehearsal for invasion. However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto...

Election annulment 'momentous development' for rule of law

A row over the 2007 poll, which Odinga challenged after being declared loser, was followed by weeks of ethnic bloodshed that killed more than 1200 people. The decision was backed by four out of six Supreme Court judges. Meanwhile, Odinga hailed t...

Eid symbolizes willingness to sacrifice for a cause: Zardari

Ibrahim was ready to sacrifice his son - albeit with a heavy heart. The first day of annual religious festival Eidul Adha was celebrated across Afghanistan on Friday by offering Eid prayers in all provinces, including Kabul , without any unto...

Hefazat chief Shafi urges all to stand by Rohingyas

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of almost 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of violence in years. More than 400 Hindu residents...

United Nations chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine

The Rohingya people, who have been condemned to statelessness, now have nowhere to take refuge as the military mounts a relentless attack against them. More than 400 Hindus from Rakhine have also crossed into Bangladesh , a community leader ther...

Here's What to Know If DACA Ends

Many DACA recipients fear the worst, however, and they've increasingly reached out to Colorado immigration attorneys - driven by both the September 5 deadline and an increase in immigration arrests under the Trump administration. As Congress a...

Trump urges GCC to find diplomatic solution to crisis

The two leaders also reportedly discussed Iran. In Doha, Lavrov and Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani mulled the developments of the current Gulf crisis. Oil rich Qatar has sought legal redress owing to the ongoing blockade ...

Mother drowns in Houston flooding, daughter survives

A mother in Texas has died as she tried to get herself and her daughter to safety in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. She is in stable condition, police said. Riley said that Sulcer's family is devastated by her death, but "counting their blessin...

Doklam disengagement a victory for Asia, says China's state-run media

The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road in the area, which is disputed between China and India's ally, Bhutan . "We hope the Indian side will learn lessons from this incident and prevent similar incidents from hap...

U.S. conducts missile test off Kauai amid growing tensions with N. Korea

Sailors on the USS John Paul Jones , a guided-missile destroyer based in Hawaii, conducted the test. The test comes amid North Korea's ballistic missile tests and rising tensions between the U.S and the North. By firing a long-range missile over J...

ACLU sues Trump over transgender military ban

While the ban appealed to some conservatives in Trump's political base, it created uncertainty for thousands of transgender service members, many of whom came out in 2016 when the Pentagon announced that it would allow transgender individuals to se...

Germany's Angela Merkel: 'Refugees must be distributed fairly'

Seeking a fourth term, Merkel has had to contend with loud and sustained heckling on her campaign trail from demonstrators strongly opposed to her refugee policies, reported Reuters . Alternative for Germany ( AfD ), the only party challenging Mer...

Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November

She has scheduled a visit to the Boston Opera House for November 28. Clinton was the first Democrat since Walter Mondale in 1984 to lose Wisconsin in the general election , falling more than 22,000 votes behind Donald Trump. Now she's bringing out...

Goa bypoll: BJP indulged in 'corrupt practises', alleges Congress

The counting of votes for by-election in remaining three Assembly constituencies, one each in Goa, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh is still on. BJP leader Sidharth Kuncolienkar, who won the subsequent bypoll from Panaji and retained the seat in the ...

United States military confirms it backed Somalia raid

Al-Shabab, which has become the deadliest armed group in Africa, continues to hold vast areas of rural Somalia after being chased out of major cities in recent years by the multinational African Union force and Somali troops. A Somalia official say...

White House Denies Kushner Said Settlement Freeze Could Bring Down Netanyahu

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner (L) meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on August 24, 2017. They talked to us about incitement. Jared Kushner, White House Advisor to President Trump, recently visited the ...

Donald Trump slammed for pardoning controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio

And he noted that Arpaio "was found guilty of criminal contempt " for illegally profiling Latinos living in Arizona "based on their perceived immigration status in violation of a judge's orders". Arpaio, convicted of criminal contempt of court for...

Secrecy surrounds Interior Department's sham review of public lands

Zinke told The Associated Press there would be changes to a " handful " of national monuments. Legal experts, however, point out that the president has no actual authority to rescind or downsize any national monuments . "This narrative is fals...

Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela

The sanctions are aimed at severely limiting the government's ability to finance itself, hoping to undermine President Nicolás Maduro's legitimacy among domestic supporters. But with Venezuela's streets calmer than they have been for months, and th...

Mother: 20-year-old Texas sailor among missing on USS McCain

The finding was made after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities, said the US Navy statement . It said that the Navy "remains resolute in its efforts to continue the search together with other age...

Florida to execute man convicted in race-motivated murder

The Florida Supreme Court earlier this month denied Asay a stay of execution. At least 20 black men have been executed for killing white victims since the state reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to data from the Death Penalty I...

Eight people missing after mudslide devastates Swiss village

Villages on the Italian border were struck by a landslide that destroyed several buildings on Wednesday. Helicopters and rescue services were leading the search for the missing on Thursday. She said she first noticed something was amiss when a la...

Charleston Has An 'Active Shooter Situation'

He confirmed that one person has been shot and that the person has been hospitalized. The hostage was freed with no injuries, Mayor John Tecklenburg said . One witness told The Post and Courier that the gunman looked like "an ordinary grandpa,...

Paddle Board Bitten by Shark off Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, Beach Reopened

The shark bit the board during high tide and on calm seas. The beach in Orleans, Massachusetts, was closed after the incident. "It's a danger that's in the water", said Keith McFarland, South District supervisory lifeguard. Sharks would be caught...

Trump's approval rating plummets in three key states

According to NBC News , " the polls show that 48 percent of MI voters prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, versus 35 percent who prefer a Republican controlled one". In Pennsylvania the number was 63 percent. In Michigan and Wisconsin, 64 p...

BBCI: IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar

Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, says in a statement on Tuesday that the special forces troops on Tuesday entered the al-Kifah neighborhood on the southwest edge of town. Mattis said pockets of resistance remained in wes...

Malaysia helps search for missing USA crew

The 505-foot USA guided-missile destroyer and the Alnic MC Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker collided east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore . The navy also said efforts were continuing to control the damage and the extent was still...

The Great Eclipse forecast and times to watch

In the parts of the country where this is a total eclipse, the mercury can fall almost 10 degrees. "But we could start getting some afternoon cumulus clouds - lower clouds - and an outside chance of an isolated shower". "In terms of cloud cover, we a...

Diplomatic immunity: How it could be granted to Grace Mugabe

A Zimbabwean flight was also prohibited from leaving OR Tambo International on Friday night. These included the imperative to maintain good inter-governmental relations within the SADC region, and in particular, between South Africa and Zimbabwe...

Catriona Matthew calls time on Solheim Cup playing career

Creamer, an alternate who made the team only after Jessica Korda pulled out of the competition with an injury, capped a 3-1 record for the week, while Kerr went 3-0-1 and upped her all-time points total to a record 21. And I knew they would. Thankf...

London's Big Ben Will Stay Silent Until 2021

Parliament bowed to pressure last week when it announced it would review the plans, which will silence the bell for the longest period in its 157-year history. Britain's Big Ben has fallen silent for four years of renovation work, with its final...

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The $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot victor finally steps forward

The victor , who has elected to remain anonymous, chose the one-time payment cash option, making their prize worth almost $878,000,000. It says that is the largest jackpot payo...

Video captures huge avalanche covering interstate highway in Colorado

Motorists in the U.S. has captured dramatic footage of an avalanche crashing down a mountainside in Colorado, as heavy snow hits the region. The Colorado Department of Transpo...

McConnell: Enough Senate votes to reject Trump's wall move

If we take away those checks and balances, it's a risky thing", he added. Last week, the Democrat-majority House of Representatives voted 245-182 against the border emergency. P...

California Flooding Forces Mass Evacuations, Leaves Towns Under Water

Orr, 48, was among those still unable to get into his house after the rain-swollen Russian River reached almost 46 feet (14 metres) Wednesday night, its highest level in more than...

Skirmishes Keep Tensions Simmering Between India and Pakistan

Pakistan's military nevertheless said its air force and navy "continue to be alert and vigilant", but that it would respect the ceasefire. Hostilities escalated rapidly followin...

Trump Allies Want DOJ to Investigate Michael Cohen For Perjury

Two key Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have asked the Justice Department to look into whether President Donald Trump's former attorney and per...

India, Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir, killing 6

The pilot, identified as Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman , was taken in a convoy that set out from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore to the border crossing at Wagah on ...

Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture — India pilot RELEASED

Flights between Asia and Europe were severely affected, with thousands of passengers stranded, although airlines were later able to reroute many flights through China that normally...

Kate Middleton reveals struggle of breastfeeding

The Duchess' apparent broodiness appeared to continue on the tour when she encountered another fan with a baby girl. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the Br...

Pakistan, India say shot down each other's warplanes

The Srinagar airport, which has been shut along with two other airports for civilian flights in the region, is also an air force station. Ghafoor said the jets had been shot do...

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Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation

Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation

Assad was warmly received by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guard. "As a modest serva...

India shoots down Pakistani fighter jet after own aircraft downed

The attack targeted the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), the group that claimed credit for the suicide attack. He reads aloud his military identification number, and asks his captors if h...

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

Earlier, media reported that USA and Chinese officials are discussing late March a summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping . Reuters ...

Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence

Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence

Sources from the Presidency confirmed in Bogota that the three presidents will attend at 15:30, local time, the closing of the concert presented as "Venezuela Aid Live" at the Tien...

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case

The crisis began just 25 days into Mr Trump's tenure and centres on whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russian Federation in meddling in the democratic process. Th...