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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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Broncos Name Brock Osweiler Starting Quarterback vs. Eagles

Kelly, aka "Mr. Irrelevant" in the 2017 NFL Draft, practiced for the first time this year for the Broncos. Siemian finished Monday's 29-19 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs with 1...

Putin rallies support for Iran nuclear deal

On August 8, a trilateral summit of the heads of state of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russian Federation was held in Baku. Russian Federation is one of the signatories to the landmark...

Who Is Ryan Nash? 'Hero' Police Officer Shot NYC Attacker

The weapons turned out to be a paintball gun and a pellet gun. Ryan Nash, the police officer credited with stopping the New York City terror attack. Officer Nash was treated an...

Russia Mulls Reducing Its Military Presence in Syria

On October 24, Shoigu said at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers' Meeting that Daesh controls less than 5 percent of Syrian territory. Last week, the UN's...

'Hopeless' Congress shamelessly joined voice for 'Kashmir azadi': Modi

PM's remark came a day after P Chidambaram said that most people of Kashmir want autonomy. As the comment drew stinging criticism from the BJP, the Congress fielded its chief spo...

SpaceX's Falcon 9 delivers satellite into orbit lands on droneship

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Koresat 5A communications satellite for South Korea , SpaceX officials said. The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbi...

SCI Refuse To Accept West Bengal's Petition Filed Against Aadhaar Act

Justice Sikri asked Sibal: "In a federal structure, how can a State file a plea challenging Parliament's mandate? Let Mamata Banerjee come in her individual capacity, if she so...

Puerto Rico governor: Scrap Whitefish energy grid deal

The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, then weighed in on Whitefish, sparking a Twitter feud with the firm, which offered to take its workers home after she criticized the compa...

Trump declaring opioid crisis a 'public health emergency' a start

In July, members of a White House commission on the drug crisis had recommended that Trump declare a national emergency. It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of...

High school golfer wins tournament, denied trophy because she's a girl

Division 3 boys' golf tournament at Blissful Meadows on Tuesday with a 3-over-par. Nash fired an 3-over 75 at Blissful Meadows, besting Nico Ciolino of AMSA Charter School by fou...

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Free prescription drug take-back Saturday

Free prescription drug take-back Saturday

Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Flushing drugs down the toilet or throwing them in the trash both pose health and safety hazards, a press release from LCSO said. 28. -...

Stephen Paddock's brother has been arrested

Stephen Paddock's brother has been arrested

A felony complaint alleges that between January 2014 and August 2014, Bruce Paddock possessed over 600 images of child or youth pornography. Authorities are examining every a...

Bossie: Sessions Must Appoint Special Counsel to Investigate Uranium One Deal

Bossie: Sessions Must Appoint Special Counsel to Investigate Uranium One Deal

The panel's top Democrat spoke out against the uranium probe Tuesday, describing it as a "coordinated distraction" from the Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election,...

Rainy morning, then scattered showers — Sunday weather

Rainy morning, then scattered showers — Sunday weather

The rain will be heavy at times, and we'll still have rain for the Tuesday morning commute. Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thund...

Missing Pak journalist rescued after over two years

Missing Pak journalist rescued after over two years

The abducted female journalist Zeenat Shahzadi has been recovered from the border areas adjoining Afghanistan, two years after she was abducted from Lahore. Hamid Ansari, the India...