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Leaked Memo: Secretary of the Interior to Recommend Shrinking 4 National Monuments

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke responds to a question from a reporter during a news conference near Gold Butte National Monument in Bunkerville on Saturday, July 30, 2017. If Trump adopts the recommendations, it would quiet some of the worst fears of his opponents, who warned that vast public lands and marine areas could be lost to states or private interests. Read More »

Historic Jerusalem start confirmed for Giro d'Italia in 2018

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The tour will have a stage finish in Tel Aviv, Israel's de facto capital (the United Nations does not recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital). The route will include the Giro's first King of the Mountains points at Zikron Yakov before a flatter run into the sprint in central Tel Aviv. Read More »

Trump On Withdrawing From Iran Nuclear Deal: 'You Will See Very Soon'

The agreement Iran struck with the P5 +1 countries (United States, Russia, China, Britain, Germany and France) calls for the curtailing of its nuclear program and allowing for regular IAEA inspections in exchange for sanctions relief. But all USA allies aren't on the same page. Iran has dismissed the request as an attempt to derail the nuclear agreement. Israel is not a signatory in the agreement. Read More »

More officers relieved of duty following deadly US Navy collisions

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The U.S. Navy has fired Rear Adm. Charles Williams and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett amid probes into multiple incidents of warship collisions in the Western Pacific over the summer, according to US Naval Institute News . In addition to the collisions by the Fitzgerald and McCain, the USS Lake Champlain, a guided-missile cruiser, collided with a fishing boat in the Sea of Japan in May. Read More »

United Nations stunted by 'bureaucracy and mismanagement'

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It is harder to predict how he will be received and behave at the United Nations . The United Nations is not a friend of democracy. "This will be a great week, we look forward to it, as far as North Korea is concerned, I think that most of you know how I feel", Trump said as he strode into the United Nations headquarters building on Monday. Read More »

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

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Petrov is revered for his role in helping to avert nuclear war from breaking out on September 26, 1983, an incident that was kept secret for over a decade until his superintendent, Colonel General Yury Votintsev, finally spoke out about the soviet soldier's heroic act, according to RT . Read More »

Late monsoon burst triggers torrential rain in Kerala

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A day after torrential rain wreaked havoc across the state, there was a general respite from heavy showers in Kerala on Monday. Taliparamba in Kannur district received 6 cm rain while Vythiri in Wayanad district recorded 5 cm rain, meteorological department sources said adding thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds was likely to hit Thiruvananthapuram district. Read More »

Japan's Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

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The latest sanctions imposed by the U.N. Security Council represent "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility to physically exterminate the people of the DPRK, let alone its system and government", the spokesman said on Monday, using the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Read More »

Distribution of Bathukamma sarees to commence from today

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As per directions of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, almost 1.04 crore sarees will be distributed to eligible women across the State marking the celebration of Bathukamma festivities. "Though there were certain issues in some places, it went on smoothly". She asserted that the sarees being distributed are of good quality and are made from polyster to ensure durability. Read More »

Germans have two ballots in complex election system

Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term, with her Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) defending its position against the Social Democratic Party (SPD), led by former European Parliament President, Martin Schulz. German voters are not quick to change their leaders, and they value stability over novelty and frequent change. The German elections are also of paramount importance for the wider European continent. Read More »

Iran to react any United States "wrong" move on JCPOA

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Khamenei noted that "the Iranian nation is standing firmly and any wrong move by the hegemonic system concerning the JCPOA would receive the Islamic republic's reaction". "It's a deal that should not have ever been made". The U.S. administration has frequently charged that Tehran breaks the " spirit " of the deal by continuing to test-launch ballistic missiles and rockets capable of carrying nuclear warheads. Read More »

Trump to change United Nations agenda at debut

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Mr Trump's speech is also unlikely to include any earth-shattering announcements of the kind made by the late former PLO leader Yasser Arafat in his 1974 speech when he extended an "olive branch" to the United Nations body. In his first appearance as president, Trump today was addressing a USA -sponsored event on reforming the 193-member organization he has sharply criticized. Read More »

Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in madrassa's water cooler

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A madrasa student, Afzal studying in Class 7 , caught the miscreants red-handed as they attempted to mix rat poison into the water cooler installed at the madrasa. The Madrasa, run by Salma Ansari, has over 3,600 students. A case has been registered under Section 328 (causing hurt by means of poison) and Section 506 (criminal intimidation) by the police against two unidentified persons. Read More »

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

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Two US B-1B bombers and four F-35B fifth-generation fighters, in cooperation with South Korean F-15K fighters, today performed exercises in the sky over South Korea. "North Korean authorities are likely to have intentionally reduced supplies in the market after the nuclear test, thinking the UN Security Council sanctions would affect their own repository". Read More »

WH officials fear colleagues are wearing a wire for Mueller

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Cobb argued that the White House should hand over everything, believing that transparency will ultimately clear the president. A reporter who happened to be at the next table heard Mr. The New York Times has published a piece that's chock-full of internal White House intrigue, but the most important revelation in it might be the way the outlet discovered it rather than the intrigue itself. Read More »

North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

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Moon and Trump agreed on the need to fully implement the sanctions so that North Korea understands that continuing with its weapons testing will only result in its increasing diplomatic isolation and additional economic pressure, which will - in all likelihood - ultimately lead to the regime's "collapse", the South Korean President's Office said. Read More »

Conservatives Fume Over DACA Deal As Trump Tries To Mollify His Base

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We look forward to receiving the Trump administration's legislative proposal as we continue our work on these issues", McConnell said in a statement Thursday. But he's struggled with the issue as president, often speaking sympathetically about the young immigrants. "If a bill - particularly on something as consequential as tax reform - is going to pass in this committee, the members of the committee will have to be involved in putting it together". Read More »

North Korea fuel prices soar after United Nations sanctions capping supply

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US B-1B supersonic bombers, together with F-35B stealth fighters, have conducted a joint military exercise with South Korea in response to Pyongyang's recent moves, South Korean Yonhap news agency said, citing a government source. The UN Security Council will on Thursday hold a ministerial-level meeting on the threat from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction that will focus on enforcing sanctions on North Korea , diplomats said. Read More »

Clearly, much is not clear on Trump and DACA amnesty

DACA was an administrative program established by President Barack Obama in 2012. RICHARD GONZALES, BYLINE: Good morning. The idea of "race" is such a construct anyway, and what we are talking about is the happiness of 800,000 people who have lived here most of their lives. Read More »

British police reveal identity of one London Tube attack suspect

Another 18-year-old was detained at Dover ferry port on Saturday morning following an explosion on a packed rush-hour carriage at Parsons Green subway station, which took place on Friday morning and injured 30 people. He said armed police will maintain a strong presence this week. "You always think foster kids are going to have a bit of trouble, but you don't think terrorism", he added. Read More »

Dubai's DEWA awards $3.9bn solar park contract

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By GCR Staff0 CommentsThe Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on Saturday that it was awarding a $3.8bn contract for the fourth phase of its flagship solar park to Shanghai Electric and ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia. The planned capacity is expected to grow to 5,000 MW by 2030, with the park eventually covering 214 sq km (83 sq mi) and reducing carbon emissions by 6.5 million tons per year. Read More »

Father charged after scaring daughter with clown mask

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Boardman police say the girl first jumped into a stranger's auto, then ran into a stranger's apartment while screaming that a clown was chasing her Saturday night, reports CBS Youngstown, Ohio affiliate WKBN-TV. WYTV says the girl screamed to the family inside that a clown was chasing her. However, he was later charged with using weapons while intoxicated, AP reported. Read More »

Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen's Ma'rib

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Sunday condemned the killing of children in Yemen due to shelling adding that the attack is a stark reminder of the "immense suffering" faced by Yemenis. Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of supporting and arming the Houthis, fuelling a sectarian war in Yemen. And, the number could be higher. This has put the lives of thousands of patients wanting medical treatment outside at risk. Read More »

Trump Calls For Tough Monitoring Of Iran Nuclear Deal

In a message read out by US Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Vienna, Trump stressed the US would "not accept a weakly enforced or inadequately monitored deal". Trump and senior United States officials are deeply sceptical about whether Iran can be trusted to honour the deal, pointing to the Islamic country's previous efforts to hide its nuclear programme and its support for extremists overseas. Read More »

Trump retweets altered clip of him hitting golf ball at Clinton

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Meanwhile, Trump said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed North Korea in their latest call, the Associated Press reported . Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. In August, Defense Secretary James Mattis was forced to emphaise the importance of diplomatic solutions to the North Korea crisis, after Trump tweeted "talking is not the answer" to the situation. Read More »

Ibrahim Halawa has been acquitted of all charges

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Defense lawyer Yasmeen Said says Ibrahim Halawa has yet to walk free following Monday's verdict. He has staged a series of hunger strikes in protest against his imprisonment. For several years, Mr Halawa was told he would face the death penalty if he was convicted at a mass trial. The 21-year-old from Firhouse has been imprisoned in Egypt for over four years and last month had his trial put back another three weeks to today. Read More »

Gas prices in Lancaster County recede 4.1 cents per gallon

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Last week, gasoline hit the highest price in three years, according to AAA. Pensacola saw the least expensive average in Florida with prices at $2.63 per gallon. According to GasBuddy's historical data, Macon's average prices per gallon for September 18 have changed dramatically over the last five years: $2.16 in 2016, $2.04 in 2015, $3.19 in 2014, $3.25 in 2013 and $3.72 in 2012. Read More »

Dead, 17 Hurt When Two Buses Collide In Queens

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EDT, according to Danny Glover, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department. The person who died was reportedly found underneath one of the buses, leading authorities to believe that person may have been a pedestrian. It was not immediately known which MTA bus was involved. The MTA bus driver (pictured) was injured in the Flushing crash. . The coach bus was operated by Dahlia. Read More »

Rugby delight as Sevens confirmed for Paris 2024

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Bach added: "It is hard to imagine something better". Ban Ki-moon, the newly elected chief of the ethics body at the International Olympic Committee , said Sunday he feels a heavy responsibility taking the job, but will try to improve the transparency of the organization. Read More »

Amber Alerts issued for two young siblings from NY

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UPDATE (5:38 a.m.): The Amber Alert for Aaliyah Gomez has been cancelled. Love Lee has straight black hair and brown eyes. She is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 115 pounds. The Highway Patrol said Aaliyah was taken from her home in Lemoore Sunday and had issued an Amber Alert for Riverside County after receiving information the girl was being taken to Mexico. Read More »

Sharad Yadav faction appoints Chotubhai Amarsinh Vasava as JD-U chief

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Since he dumped the Congress and Lalu Yadav less than two months ago and partnered with the BJP to run the Bihar Government, Nitish Kumar has seemed to aim at most-loyal-ally status by regularly agreeing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, and today was no different as the Chief Minister addressed a press conference. Read More »