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Actor Prakash Raj threatens to return national award over Gauri Lankesh's murder

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He also said that the prime minister's continued silence is worrying and that he does not mind returning his National Awards if the PM remains silent on the issue, added the report. "When we tried to go near the statue to garland it, the police refused to let us because we were raising slogans. This is what worries me, where is our country is headed to?". Read More »

Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas Shooting Suspect, Identified

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At least 10 rifles were found in his hotel room, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said at a news conference. Concertgoers at a Route 91 Harvest country music festival performance reported a burst of weapons fire as the concert was underway, The Los Angeles Times reports . Read More »

Oregon plagued by injuries in 45-24 win over California

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Cals' offense was led by Ross Bowers who completed 22-of-50 passes for 303 yards and one touchdown but gave up crucial six turnovers with four interceptions and two fumbles in the game. The Ducks added to the lead on Herbert's 37-yard scoring pass to Brenden Schooler, but then the injuries started piling up. "Then Braxton came in and did a good job for us". Read More »

PM Hamdallah to hold press conference upon arrival to Gaza

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Polling indicates Abbas is vulnerable to electoral defeat by Hamas chief Ismail Haniyyeh, an outcome that could create a series of problems with Western donor nations such as the United States which is by law forbidden to provide aid to entities on the State Department's terrorism list. Read More »

ECape ANC court challenge struck from the roll

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Supporters of ANC member Phumulo Masualle and Mabuyane exchanged blows and many took cover. This comes as the conference he was addressing was being challenged at the East London High court by disgruntled members. "It's something we must be deeply ashamed about". South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has hit out at brawling, chair-throwing ANC politicians, describing their behaviour as shameful. Read More »

Hundreds Injured After Spanish Police Use Force To Stop Catalan Referendum

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The Spanish Ministry said that 12 police officers had been hurt and three people had been arrested for disobedience and assault on officers. The prime minister said "today there has not been a self-determination referendum " and that "our state maintains its strength and reacts and acts with all its resources against any kind of provocation". Read More »

Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for dividing opposition

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He said that the PTI had created a wedge between the opposition parties and surely the government would benefit from this split. Addressing a press conference following a crucial meeting of the PPP chaired by former president Asif Ali Zardari, the party leaders expressed full confidence on Khursheed Shah as opposition leader and said he was made the opposition leader in the NA with complete agreement of the political parties. Read More »

Delhi civic bodes rush to build toilets for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan anniversary

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SBI Chairman Bhattacharya, who revealed that they have been part of the cleanliness drive since inception, stated that if big organisations like SBI come forward and work together, the Prime Minister's mission can be fulfilled. He added that if this awareness continues to acquire momentum, we will be able to achieve the goal of a clean India by 2022. He said, "I am sorry to say this but men start relieving themselves wherever they feel like". Read More »

Puerto Rican mayor begs for aid after Hurricane Maria

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John Legend tweeted that Mr Trump "continues to dominate the s**ttiest president ever competition". Reports from the ground in Puerto Rico sharply contrast with the positive comments the White House has given on the federal response to the disaster. Read More »

White House has a direct contact to North Korea

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But senior officials of the american administration to recognize that a military intervention in the peninsula would be complicated and perilous, threatening south Korean population to within range of the artillery of the North. China has banned imports of North Korean coal, iron and lead ore, and seafood since early September. "Whether through diplomacy or force is up to the regime @StateDept". Read More »

'Poor Leadership': Trump attacks Puerto Rican mayor who slammed 'inefficient' aid effort

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President Donald Trump slammed "politically motivated ingrates" as he continued to defend the federal response to Hurricane Maria's devastation in Puerto Rico in a series of tweets Sunday. Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of hit Broadway musical Hamilton , said: "You're going straight to hell , @realDonaldTrump". Joining Fox News contributor and part-time host Geraldo Rivera for an interview on Sunday morning, Carmen Yulín Cruz was forced to get real over questionable ... Read More »

Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet Modi

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Cayetano noted that Trump will be warmly welcome by his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte , in Manila , after the White House confirmed on Friday that the USA head of State will participate in the East Asia Summit. "The president's engagements will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Read More »

Fredericksburg for Puerto Rico holding donation drive

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The leader of Puerto Rico's capital city says she knows "the good heart of the American people and I know that when a mayday sound goes off, they come to the rescue". Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz also told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week that with the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the focus should be on "saving lives" and not the US territory's high rate of debt or what it may cost to rebuild. Read More »

Ombudsman unfazed by PRRD's threat to investigate agency over alleged corruption

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Antonio Trillanes IV filed before the ombudsman as "wrong and misleading" as the outflows and inflows of funds were added together. "One of these days, I'm coming after you because of your partiality", Duterte said, addressing the Office of the Ombudsman in Filipino on state-run PTV-4 "If you don't investigate yourselves, I will set up a commission to investigate you, as a President with investigating powers". Read More »

FHP Trooper seriously injured in I-95 crash

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Troopers told News4Jax that the Walden did stop and was cooperating. Weber was pronounced dead on the scene. Troopers described the auto that hit her as a tan or gold passenger vehicle with damage to the front. The Highway Patrol said the crash is still being investigated and charges are pending against the driver who fled. Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to call FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline at 407-423-8477. Read More »

Foreigners leave Iraqi Kurdistan before flight ban

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Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's highest Shiite religious authority, called for all sides "to abide by the Iraqi constitution and to appeal to High Federal Court to solve the Kurdistan crisis". Economically, Kurdistan government economy depends on oil transported via pipes that pass through Turkey or is exported via the central government. Read More »

Diwali release: Rahul Gandhi to star as Congress President?

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Janata Dal (United) rebel party leader Sharad Yadav, on Sunday dubbed the decision of postponing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi' s visit to his Lok Sabha constituency by the Amethi district administration as undemocratic. "Belonging to a family that has been in politics should not be treated as a disqualification", he said, adding that ultimately, success depends on performance. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton extends Formula One championship lead over Sebastian Vettel

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With Hamilton and his Mercedes team extending their leads in their respective championships despite being third-best at times in Malaysia, the Briton was left pleased with his weekend's work. What's done is done. "From then on, I could race my own race". Perez finishes sixth Sergio Perez finished a creditable sixth while Esteban Ocon grabbed the last spot in the points bracket as Sahara Force India consolidated its fourth position following a good show. Read More »

Trump Pitches Tax Cuts as 'Rocket Fuel' for the Economy

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His proposal is a mere outline, a series of bullet points for which he expects Congress to fill in the details. The political stakes are high for Republicans and for Trump , whose agenda has largely stalled as the GOP abandoned efforts to repeal the Obama-era health law. Read More »

People living near China border our assets: Rajnath Singh

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Rawat, who took part in the two-day-long high level meeting of the ITBP held in its Bihaguri-based headquarters near here recently, while briefing the media said that ITBP was given the responsibility of monitoring the Indo-China border areas from Karakuram to Jachipola in 2004. Read More »

Trump Tells Tillerson He's 'Wasting His Time' Negotiating With Kim

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Hammond, meanwhile, said Trump's tweets should be interpreted not as a rebuke to Tillerson but as a message to Kim that time is running out for a diplomatic solution. Trump said in a series of tweets. "That would calm things down a lot", Tillerson said. Trump, using his nickname " Rocket Man " for the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (who is just 33 years old and only took over power in 2011), sent the tweets out Sunday, undermining Tillerson's Saturday admission that Washington has been ... Read More »

Donald Trump Makes Himself the Victim in the Puerto Rico Crisis

A graduate of Boston University and Carnegie Mellon, she is also a former member of the island's House of Representatives. On that front, she ran into winds as fierce as Maria. In remarks on " Fox News Sunday ", as Long said, "What I don't have patience for is the fact that what we're trying to do - and what we have successfully done is we have established a joint field office within San Juan ". Read More »

Should explain injustice to Gujarat during its rule: Shah

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But I want to ask the Congress to explain why injustice was meted out to Gujarat generation after generation during the Congress regime", Mr. Shah said. He said PM Modi ensured 24X7 electricity, water through Narmada dam and investments through Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The "Sonia-Manmohan Singh" government, during the UPA's 10-year rule, did "great" injustice to Gujarat by holding up the Narmada dam project, he alleged. Read More »

Austria's ban on full Islamic veil in force

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Muslim groups have condemned the law, saying just a tiny minority of Austrian Muslims - around 150 - wear full-face veils. Burqas, which some Muslim women wear to hide their whole faces and bodies, are rare in Austria even after the recent surge of migrants into Europe. Read More »

'Dunkirk' rescue as volcano island of Ambae erupts

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The government's ordered the evacuation of the entire island, as the volcano Manaro Voui blankets the island in ash and acid rain. New Zealand's military flew over the volcano on Tuesday, and said huge columns of smoke, ash and volcanic rocks were billowing from the crater. Read More »

Port Authority joining relief efforts in Puerto Rico

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It's been just over a week since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with wind speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. "The governor of Puerto Rico say they're having trouble reaching the truck drivers". Federal and state officials have said there is enough diesel on the island, but it too has been hard to distribute. The effort has brought together a wide range of civic, business and industry partners to provide needed services, goods and funds to help the people of Puerto Rico recover ... Read More »

Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico

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Lt. Gen. Jeff Buchanan, commander of U.S. Army North, was set to arrive Thursday to assess the situation so that the military can provide the highest possible level of support, Northern Command spokesman John Cornelio said. FEMA and First Responders are awesome. At a time of crisis for more than 3 million Americans living in Puerto Rico, their President chose to pick a fight with a local official due to her frustration with the recovery efforts. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif to be indicted by NAB in corruption case today

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Judge Mohammad Bashir will be conducting today's hearing. Media representatives, as well as supporters of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and members of the government, have been barred from entering the judicial complex. The NAB prosecutor told the court that Nawaz Sharif's children and son-in-law are deliberately skipping the hearing as their arrest warrants were sent to the London authorities over which the court issued their non-bailable arrest warrants. Read More »

Connecticut National Guard Hurricane Maria Relief Effort

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A man installs a tarp over a damaged business roof in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria , in Aibonito, Puerto Rico , September 29, 2017 . Fake News CNN and NBC are going out of their way to disparage our great First Responders as a way to "get Trump ". Read More »

India says Pakistan firing kills boy, injures 5 in Kashmir

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The heavy cross-border firing started around 0650 hours, triggering panic among border residents. Pakistan has violated the ceasefire a number of times in the previous year. Search operation is still continuing in the region. Meanwhile, security forces foiled infiltration bid Kashmir's Keran sector. Last week, the Pakistani troops opened fire in Poonch and Bhimbher Gali sectors, while earlier on September 24, two jawans were injured in an exchange of fire in the Balakote sector of Poonch ... Read More »

From batons to barbecues, Catalan vote exposes police divisions

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Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "increasingly concerned" about images from Catalonia as Spanish police try to halt an independence referendum . "Politics has prevailed over professionalism", Enric Millo said. on Sunday. Catalan leaders on a stage in Barcelona's Plaza Catalunya said they will not have their dignity taken through authoritarian means, and announced a general strike in the region for Tuesday, with mobilization in the streets. Read More »