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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell'

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After Trump's tweets , users on social media criticized the president over his comments. "Maybe put aside politics and get to what matters: the people". He described the mayor as one of the leaders in the US territory who "want everything to be done for them ". "Let me stress this: I am committed to collaborating with everybody", he said. Read More »

Homeland Security chief Elaine Duke just made Trump's Puerto Rico problem worse

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Blumenthal called for as many as 50,000 troops to better coordinate logistics and the delivery of aid and basic necessities. "This is what we have, it is one goal: it is to save lives", the mayor told MSNBC's Joy Reid. Officials in Puerto Rico claimed the law was hindering aid, and eight members of Congress sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security asking for the waiver to be granted, as was the case in Texas and Florida following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read More »

US Navy investigating reported jet crash in Tennessee

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Meridian Naval Air Station reports one of its T-45C Goshawks is missing amid a report from Tennessee that a jet crashed in the Cherokee National Forest. Authorities halted recovery efforts Sunday night and said they would resume Monday morning, WVLT-TV in Knoxville, reported. It is unknown how many people were on board the plane at this time, but Monroe County EMA says that the military will have personnel here in the morning to investigate. Read More »

Marseille knife man kills two women in suspected terrorism

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Police sources said that one of the victims was stabbed and one had her throat slit. In August, a driver deliberately rammed into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman, but officials said it wasn't terror related. Gérard Collomb , France's Interior Minister, was dispatched to Marseille late Sunday afternoon, where he met with local authorities about the case. Read More »

Trump says Tillerson is 'wasting his time' on talks with North Korea

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He said the United States had "a couple of, three channels open to Pyongyang". According to Steven Mnuchin , the US Treasury Secretary, the demarche of the White House is directed at all countries and not specifically directed at the Chinese government, although China does major business transactions with North Korea. Read More »

Two Women Plead Not Guilty To Killing North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

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They were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which provides for the mandatory death sentence upon conviction. Siti Aisyah (above, left) of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong (above, right) of Vietnam entered their pleas through interpreters at Shah Alam High Court, near the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, on Monday. Read More »

Niki Ashton come third in NDP leadership race

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For the first time ever, a visible minority will lead a major federal party. Singh's ability to lead the NDP to a strong showing in Quebec, which the party needs in order to have a shot at winning federal elections , has been called into question.Critics say Singh can not win in a province where the issue of religious head coverings has been contentiously debated for years. Read More »

Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in China this week meeting with President Xi Jinping to discuss ways to increase pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear program. Meanwhile, North Korea has continued testing missiles and is threatening to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and to shoot down U.S. military aircraft flying near its airspace. Read More »

Publishing Legend SI Newhouse Jr. Dead at 89

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Newhouse in NY. (S. I. Newhouse Jr). Newhouse, who had long since stepped down from a day-to-day management role, had been serving as chairman emeritus, and his brother Donald, ran one of the most successful magazine publishing companies of their time. Read More »

Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor

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After hearing Duke's comments, Cruz told CNN it was "irresponsible" to spin the island's devastation so positively. Trump watched from inside the commissioner's hospitality suite perched above the course's 14th hole, and waved several times at news cameras positioned briefly on the grass below. Read More »

Local family waits for children to escape Puerto Rico after hurricane

For one woman in Baltimore the devastation in Puerto Rico is personal for a number of reasons. The airport, which was hit hard by the storm and where hundreds of people were trapped waiting for flights over the weekend without reliable food, water or air conditioning, conditions are still crowded and hot. Read More »

Puerto Rico's main hope right now is the giant Puerto Rican diaspora

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Paul officers to reverse their plans. In the EOC, we work directly with logistics, store operations and other teams within the business to ensure we're aligned on our support plans. He added that he also hopes to stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where people are "working hard". Communications within Puerto Rico is threadbare or nonexistent, dams are threatened, potable water is at a premium, its infrastructure has been laid to waste and supplies are slow in arriving. Read More »

US Does Not Recognize Kurdish Independence Vote in Iraq

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Netanyahu said on Sunday, "Israel played no part in the Turkish referendum, aside from the natural, deep and long-standing sympathy the Jewish people have for the Kurdish people and their aspirations". Erdogan's Turkey actively supports Hamas. Erdogan said Turkey would initiate political, economic, commercial and security steps against the Kurdistan Regional Government in response to the referendum. Read More »

Germany celebrates first same-sex wedding

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Previously same-sex couples could not get married but could only enter into civil union. The bill, which enjoyed strong public support, passed by a wide margin, with 393 lawmakers voting in favour of marriage equality and 226 - including Merkel - voting against. Read More »

San Juan Mayor Responds to Donald Trump's Twitter Attack

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The major has accused his administration of "killing us with the inefficiency". "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan , and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help", Trump responded Saturday in one of the tweets . Read More »

Post-Doklam, no invite from China for its National Day border meet

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Chinese ambassador Luo Xhaohui said that it is time India-China flipped the old pages and start a new chapter. In an indirect reference to the 73-day Doklam standoff in Bhutan, Ambassador Zhaohui made a strong pitch for renewing Indo-China ties by using the idiom that "India and China should make one plus one equal to eleven". Read More »

Giants vs. Buccaneers Betting: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

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They are playing poorly and making both mental and physical errors . Then Roger Lewis Jr., as one of the team's two gunners on punt coverage , inexplicably ran himself out of the play. They gave up 5 such runs all season in 2016. The Giants have shown some life in offense recently, and last week their passing game looked like it was finally clicking into place. Read More »

San Juan mayor continues calls for relief after attacks from Trump

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Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz speaks with a man at a hospital Saturday in the Rio Piedras area of San Juan , Puerto Rico, as about 35 patients are evacuated after the failure of an electrical plant. "I will continue to do whatever I need to do, say whatever I need to say, compliment the people I need to compliment, and call out the people that I need to call out", she added. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel Had A Bizarre Crash After The Malaysian GP Finished

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Hamilton had been off the pace all weekend in practice but his Mercedes team turned it around in qualifying on Saturday to head Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and the Red Bull of Max Verstappen. "Considering Vettel started last, it's not really that great". "I don't know what I'm able to say and not say as I don't want everyone knowing all of the problems we do have", he said. Read More »

Don't raise fares until accounts are audited: Kejriwal to DMRC

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The Delhi Metro fares were last revised in May. The minister's directive came after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked Gahlot to find a way to stop the "anti-people" Metro fare hike within a week. From October 10, for a distance of up to two kilometres, the fare will remain Rs 10, but for a distance between two and five kilometres, it will go up from Rs 15 to Rs 20. Read More »

New Shirdi Airport Makes Trip From Mumbai A Matter Of Minutes Now

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Permitted initially for daytime operations by the DGCA, the new airport will slash the travel time between Mumbai and Shirdi , around 240 km apart, from six hours to barely 45 minutes. The aerodrome is owned and developed by Maharashtra Airport Development Company, a special objective vehicle to develop airports in the state. The terminal building, built on 2,750 square metres of land, can hande around 300 passengers in a day. Read More »

Nigeria @57: Buhari arrives Maiduguri to celebrate with troops

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Every nation has been tested, the most important thing now is for us to stay together. "A number of those nations have ceased to exist as a single entity, but 57 years after the fact, we are still one and waxing stronger". "However these challenges are not insurmountable". "We may not be where we ought to be as a nation, yet, we must be thankful that we are not where we used to be. Read More »

Fred Wilpon Repeatedly Blocked Attempts To Fire Terry Collins

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In his seven years, Collins' record as Mets manager is 551-582 with one game remaining. On Friday, Newsday reported that owner Fred Wilpon repeatedly protected Collins from being fired, even as his son, Jeff Wilpon, the team's chief operating officer, and general manager Sandy Alderson sought his dismissal on several occasions during Collins' seven-year tenure. Read More »

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans

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WR Eric Decker has averaged 116 yards receiving in last three games against Houston. In the meantime, Cassel will take over as the QB, having won the only game he has begun as the starter with the organization. Defensively, Houston is giving up 24.7 points and 341 yards per game. DeMarco Murray has run for 184 yards while Derrick Henry has 171 yards. Texans' head coach Bill O'Brien says that rookie running back D'Onta Foreman is a three-down back . Read More »

Appeal over Poynton lake death detective Leanne McKie

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Within hours police had arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of her murder. Cheshire Police believe that the victim is Leanne McKie , 39, a Greater Manchester Police officer from Wilmslow, whose body was found in Poynton Park, near Macclesfield yesterday at about 3.45am. Read More »

Puerto Rico angry at Trump official 'good-news story' remark

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Trust me, I know things are, as the locals say, "despacito". Trump said San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz had been "told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump ". Yesterday , Trump said that the death toll (at least 16 people have died) was a sign of how successful the recovery has been. Trump touted the federal government's response on the island, saying the workers there are doing "a fantastic job". Read More »

Dodgers' Dave Roberts And Clayton Kershaw On Win And The Postseason

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With a 10-7 advantage over the Dodgers thus far this season, the Rockies possess the league's best record against the club that leads all of baseball with 102 wins. Darin Erstad set the previous record of 100 RBIs leading off in 2000. Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez celebrates with teammates after securing a National League Wild Card berth after a baseball game Saturday, Sept. Read More »

3 killed, 2 hurt in Lawrence shooting

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Nearby officers heard multiple shots being fired and rushed to the scene, where they found five people suffering from gunshot wounds. The three people who died have been identified as 22-year-old Leah Elizabeth Brown from Shawnee, 20-year-old Colwin Lynn Henderson from Topeka, and 24-year-old Tremel Dupree Dean from Topeka. Read More »

Air strikes in Syria's rebel-held city kill 28

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According to the UK-based war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the first attacks were carried out against checkpoints manned by loyalist troops in Al-Shula, a village near Deir Ezzor and then moved on to checkpoints along the length of the motorway from Al-Shula to south of Sukhna. Read More »