Worldwide

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:39

Shaken as she was after her escape, she was still able to help police find her kidnappers. Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels also spoke, praising the community for spreading Jasmine's story quickly and widely. The teen waited with Melchert in his pickup truck until deputies arrived. She added that she swam across the lake even though "I'm not a good swimmer".

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:37

As of Friday, about 90 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power, while the death toll has climbed to 36 since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20. The governor said he will reiterate to a congressional delegation visiting Puerto Rico today the need for urgent action, due to the magnitude of the challenges.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:36

A home escape plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom, and near all sleeping areas. Practice, Practice, Practice, and as your buildings change or homes change, make sure all your fire and life safety plans also change.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:36

Sal Albanese, who lost to de Blasio in the Democratic primary, didn't come to the defense of Columbus but said the statue should stay. And if doing so brings enough dishonor, Blackmon said, it's OK to stop celebrating them. "We do this because our history books erase such history". That's according to James Grossman, executive director of the American Historical Association.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:35

Cotton met Trump at the White House on Thursday to make his case, and the president was expected to meet military leaders later in the day. "We're going to continue doing that as a team with the president leading that effort". "It could be, The calm, the calm before the storm ", Trump said. "If he feels that action is necessary, he'll take it". Finally, when asked again, Sanders seemed to buck Trump's originally tweet and erred on the side of not endorsing Congress to investigate the ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:31

On Saturday, thousands of people calling for Spanish unity attended rallies in the capital Madrid. But less than half of the region's electorate voted, and the way the referendum was held has raised a host of complaints about its legality and validity.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:46

Last week, Corker lashed out at Trump, saying that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis "help separate our country from chaos ... Trump says he turned him down and that Corker then decided not to run again because he couldn't win without Trump's backing. These were not the first times Corker and Trump have been in conflict, however.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:45

The 57-0 win in the Auckland suburb of Albany last month was a record defeat for South Africa , whose primary concern will be proving more competitive than they were at the North Harbour Stadium on September 16. "Some of our younger players have not been in that situation before - that when it is tough you have to find a way". South Africa , with perseverance and grit, took the lead early in the second half through Cronje's quick thinking to dot down against the post padding.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:43

POTUS also addressed the devastation the hurricane caused - to him, telling residents, "I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you've thrown our budget a little out of whack ". Meanwhile, a poll released by The Associated Press-NORC Wednesday found that just 32 per cent approve of how Trump is handling disaster relief in the USA territory, while 49 per cent disapprove.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:40

Lauren Sivan , a former news anchor in NY, tells the Huffington Post that Weinstein trapped her in the hallway of a restaurant and masturbated in front of her until he ejaculated into a potted plant in the hall. Sivan noted to HuffPost that Weinstein's auto was "stocked full of cases of Diet Coke", which she said she found to be odd. "Others did. Keep that in Mind", Sivan wrote on Twitter.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:41

Metropolitan Police said "the accident in the West London's South Kensington area is a collision and the incident is under investigation". 'The incident is a road traffic investigation and not a terrorist-related incident'. Britain is on its second-highest security alert level, with an attack by militants considered highly likely. The Natural History Museum is the fourth most popular tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, boasting as estimated 4.6 million visist during 2016, ...

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:15

Italy is now second in Group G with 19 points, just three points back of first-place Spain. Italy have 20 points in Group G and their hopes of reaching Russian Federation now rest on finishing as one of the best eight runners-up who progress to the playoff round from the nine European groups.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:16

She looked on from the stage in the East Room in the White House as the President spoke to the assembled reporters and Hispanic leaders. "You can take the president protecting the American people always extremely serious", Sanders responded.

by | October 08, 2017 | 00:54

Loon balloons work by "relaying communications between Alphabet's own ground stations connected to the surviving wireless networks, and users' handsets". Mr Musk said the company would send more battery installers to Puerto Rico to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out all power on the island over two weeks ago.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:50

Implementation of a minimum boundary length rule has the potential to shift political influence from the far left and far right of our political spectrum toward the center, which would better represent the preferences of the US population. Justice Kennedy questioned the NLRB's counsel whether the arbitration agreements at issue truly prohibit employees' right to engage in concerted activity, noting that employees could still work together to obtain the same counsel, share information, and ...

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:49

Theresa May tried to make light of her persistent cough throughout her keynote conference speech with a light-hearted tweet surrounded by cough medicine. Comedian Simon Brodkin managed to get on camera at the front of the stage and hand the prime minister the termination of employment tax form, and said "Boris asked me to give you this", before being ejected from the hall.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:47

Ireland , who led Group D early on before three points in their previous four games pushed them back to third place, trail Wales by a point ahead of the decider against their near neighbours in Cardiff on Monday. It has been a forgettable 2017 for Ireland , having scoring just two goals in qualification this calendar year against Austria and Georgia, while recording a solitary victory against Uruguay in a friendly last June.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:47

He added that a balanced oil market, reduction of inventories to a normal level and the return of oil investments is the aim of the world's largest oil exporter. The two have profound disagreements on Syria - where more than 330,000 people have been killed since war erupted in 2011 - and Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Houthi rebels since 2015, drawing criticism from Moscow .

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:44

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84. THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures develop, with a low of 60 degrees. Around one-quarter inch of rain possible. Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low: 55. High: 80. Low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:38

With the influx of people showing no signs of stopping, Bangladesh said on Thursday it would build one of the world's biggest refugee camps. Haque's position runs contrary to New Delhi's stance that Rohingya refugees in India pose a national security threat amid fears of radicalisation.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:36

A Politico report said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal phone may have been hacked. An official in the Trump administration told Politico Kelly didn't frequently use his personal phone, relying primarily on a government-issued one, and has since switched to a new personal device.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:41

A prime element of his success was the appreciation he showed toward the roots of rock "n" roll. There is no word yet as to where the memorial would go, who would pay for a statue or if this petition will hold any merit. And for the past 48 hours, I've spent most of my brainpower recalling the Petty lyrics that speak the most to me, which means I've been thinking about every track from 16 albums worth of uncontrived rock narratives.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:42

Just before the 2012 meeting, Vance had returned Kasowitz's $25,000 contribution to the D.A.'s re-election campaign, saying Kasowitz "had no influence and his contributions had no influence whatsoever on my decision-making in the case". The reporters have several unnamed sources who said Kasowitz "boasted" about being able to get the two Trump children off in what he called a "really dangerous" case.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:40

Instead, the European Commission has expressed its "trust (in) the leadership of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to manage this hard process in full respect of the Spanish Constitution and of the fundamental rights of citizens enshrined therein".

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:40

The Samajwadi Party announces the election of Akhilesh Yadav as its national president on Thursday at party's national convention at Agra . It may be mentioned here that at the SP's national convention on January 1 this year, Akhilesh displaced his father as party chief.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:39

Falih said Saudi Arabia wants to develop ties with Russian Federation further, particularly in the private sector. Saudi Arabia's King Salman said at the start of talks in Moscow with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Thursday that the worldwide community must take responsibility for what is happening to the Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:39

Sat Sharma, while addressing, criticised Kerala Government for its indifference towards ever increasing number of attacks on activists and their families affiliated with BJP and RSS . Releasing a fact-sheet, Yechury argued that the CPI (M) and constituents of the LDF in Kerala have been at the receiving end of "murderous attacks mounted by the RSS and its outfits".

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:55

Stephen Paddock was identified by police as the gunman who killed at least 59 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas . Marilou Danley , who USA authorities have described as a " person of interest" in the investigation, left Manila for Los Angeles yesterday evening aboard Philippine Airlines Flight PR 102, according to Philippines immigration spokeswoman Antonette Mangrobang.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:53

A bill that would ban abortion at 20 weeks passed the House of Representatives in 2013 , but failed to gain the support needed to pass the Senate . The bill threatens doctors with fines and a harsh penalty of up to five years in prison and imposes additional hurdles that interfere with the patient-provider relationship and further delay care.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:33

The only candidate in election with participation of PML-N delegates at Congress Center in Islamabad in capital was elected president of party. He said the Supreme Court of Pakistan is the custodian of sanctity and dignity of law in the country.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:28

The two are accused of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with a toxic VX nerve agent, killing him at Kuala Lumpur airport February 13. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam told the court they are not guilty. "When I saw him, his hands were clutching his head". Experts believe the attack needed two people to smear Kim Jong Nam because each assailant had precursors to VX in their liquid and a chemical reaction on his face turned the liquids into the nerve agent.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:28

CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said on Monday Union Minister Prakash Javadekar's statement is an insult to Kerala and its people. "Look at the situation of West Bengal Tripura". He added that the Communist party should introspect, as across the world, it is vanishing and also, the Congress is vanishing from the country. On Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be the chief attraction.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:32

Wherever CPI-M ruled - be it Kerala, West Bengal or Tripura - political violence followed. The news reports of Adityanath's Kerala visit come hours after BJP chief Amit Shah announced a two-week "padyatra" in the state from Wednesday against the CPM's alleged targeting of his party's workers.

by | October 03, 2017 | 08:59

Three groups of diplomats were taken to three different areas Monday, said Ye Htut, district administrator of Maungdaw in Rakhine. Kyaw Tint Swe, a minister of Myanmar State Counsellor Office, offered the proposal while meeting Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali.

by | October 03, 2017 | 09:03

The administration was ready for his visit on the original dates as the Congress MP wanted to stick to his schedule, Kumar said. The District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police had urged the Amethi MP to postpone his visit. Responding on reports that Rahul Gandhi will be elevated as the Congress president soon after Diwali, the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Monday stated the Congress need to clarify that they still have no faith in former's leadership capabilities as we have ...

by | October 03, 2017 | 08:57

President Trump said in a tweet Sunday that he told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man" - a reference to North Korea's leader. -based Foundation for Defense of Democracies. The US has not ruled out the use of force to compel Pyongyang to halt missile and nuclear tests, and Trump has threatened to "totally destroy" the country.

by | October 03, 2017 | 08:58

Twitter and Facebook had also been invited but they have also not disclosed whether they will honor the invitation. The company already has given similar material to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Russian meddling.

by | October 03, 2017 | 08:59

According to reports , the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will also hold meetings of its central working committee and general council later in the day to appoint Sharif as the party's president after his removal from office. On Monday, President Mamnoon Hussain signed the controversial Election Act 2017 into law after it was rushed through the National Assembly amid vociferous opposition from the opposition parties.

by | October 03, 2017 | 08:38

Strader went on to join the elite likes of Mike "Doc" Emrick , Bob Miller , and the late Gene Hart , among others, as the most honored and iconic voices of our beloved game. He also worked the 2012 Summer Olympics in London as the basketball play-by-play announcer. Strader had been calling games for the Stars since the 2015-16 season.

by | October 02, 2017 | 01:00

The event was moderated by Steve Coll, an eminent American journalist who is now teaching journalism at Columbia University. In his latest Afghanistan policy, US President Donald Trump had attacked Pakistan for providing safe havens to terror outfits.