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Tillerson Calls Turkish Foreign Minister Over Recent Detentions

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Referring to Topuz, he added: "The testimony of a USA local staff member, a Turkish citizen, was filed to both the police and the prosecution office in the presence of a lawyer". He added that the arrest of an employee of the US Consulate General was carried out within the law. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Tuesday that the USA has seen no evidence that the consular employees were supporters of Gulen. Read More »

Gucci pledges to go fur free in 'huge game-changer'

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Luxury brand Gucci has announced it will no longer use fur in its products, a move campaigners predict will have a "huge ripple effect throughout the world of fashion". At present, Gucci sells several fur-involved items, including a $30,000 mink coat and a $13,500 lamb fur coat. Gucci plans to organize a charity auction of their remaining fur items, with all proceeds benefitting LAV and the Humane Society, Glamour reported . Read More »

EC to announce poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal

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Its chief minister Virbhadra Singh will lead the Congress into the election for the 68-member assembly. The three-member Election Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Elections were held in two phases, the first on 13 December and second on 17 December 2012.Total voting turnout of both phases was 71.32 per cent, highest since 1980. Read More »

Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017: Counting of votes underway

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Meanwhile, the Congress party is set for a sweeping victory in Nanded, the home turf of former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Maharashtra State Congress President Ashok Chavan, where counting of votes is still underway. In the recent elections to the 16 municipal corporations, the BJP came to power in 13. Both the Congress and BJP had made it a battle of prestige to wrest the civic body in its control. Read More »

Aarushi Talwar murder case

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A special CBI court in Ghaziabad had convicted the couple in the case on November 26, 2013 , and awarded them life sentence the next day. As per reports, the court is likely to re-evaluate the testimony of key witnesses after the defence had accused the prosecution of tutoring them. Read More »

Fatah, Hamas to discuss security in Gaza under unity deal

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Fayez Abu Eita, a spokesman for Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement and member of its delegation in Cairo , told AFP details would be announced at the press conference. It has fought three wars with Israel since 2008 and the blockaded Gaza Strip has seen deteriorating humanitarian conditions. In return, Cairo has pressed Hamas to move forward on reconciliation with rival Fatah and the two sides have launched into the negotiations. Read More »

Singleton truck crash: Driver of alleged stolen semi-trailer refused bail

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One of the injured people, a 64-year-old man, is fighting for his life after being trapped in his auto when it was hit by the semi-trailer, which was carrying mushroom compost. As the truck approached Singleton, officers deployed road spikes to stop the vehicle. The truck crashed into a building and other vehicles. One man was trapped in his vehicle when it was hit by the truck this morning (October 11) in Singleton, and is now in a life-threatening condition. Read More »

AFC Asian Cup qualifier, India vs Macau

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One of Spiegler's two goals came off the penalty spot against India in a 2-0 win, that meant Israel won their only Asian Cup title, while India had to settle for second place. Balwant Singh was continuously threatening as he kept striding forward with scary runs and produced phenomenal display for his side. Chhetri , as he is wont to do, scored his 55th worldwide goal in the 60th minute and two minutes later, Balwant the feeder could have sealed it but his placement just went wide after an ... Read More »

British Daesh recruiter 'White Widow' killed in drone strike in Syria

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Now she is believed dead after United States spy chiefs reportedly told their counterparts at MI6 that the militant was killed by a predator drone close to the border between Syria and Iraq in June. Her partner was killed in a drone strike on his auto in August 2015, she then became know as the White Widow. Her son is believed to have been forced to execute prisoners during his time there after being brainwashed. Read More »

Kenya high court says minor candidate can contest presidential re-run

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A decision by the High Court to allow Third Way Alliance candidate Ekuru Aukot to participate in the fresh election set for October 26 may work against Raila Odinga. He had first moved to the Supreme Court by Chief Justice David Maraga directed him to file the case before the High Court. The Supreme Court last month rejected the August election in which Mr Kenyatta was declared the victor after Mr Odinga challenged the results, saying hackers infiltrated the electoral commission's computer ... Read More »

Trump says Iran deal decision coming 'very shortly'

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Representative Ed Royce, Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said the Trump administration should preserve the deal to protect U.S. "They could race headlong toward a nuclear bomb, hold all of the benefits of sanctions relief, and continue fomenting instability across the region". Read More »

New York Man Arrested, Charged With Threatening 'Las Vegas Repeat'

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The company got into a dispute with Casillas after they said he opened 14 fraudulent accounts in 2016 and 2017 in an attempt to get referral bonuses from them. Officials stress they did not find any assault weapons when they arrested the Manhattan man. On Sept. 26, the company deactivated one of the accounts, and it started receiving threats. Read More »

BJP Leader Yashwant Sinha Questions Party's Handling Of Jay Shah Incident

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He is a central minister not a chartered accountant of Mr Jay", Mr Sinha said, referring to Union minister Piyush Goyal's defence of Mr Jay. The former Finance Minister, further taking on the government, slammed it for allowing Tushar Mehta, the Additional Solicitor General, to take on the case of Amit Shah's son Jay Shah . Read More »

District Attorney Defends Decision Not to Prosecute Harvey Weinstein

They married in 2007. Then again, I'm sure he would never define a woman's work by a decision made by a man in her general vicinity, right? But Paltrow kept working with Weinstein and didn't go public until now. ". If we had a case that we felt we could prosecute, and my experts felt we could prosecute, we would have". "While the recording is horrifying to listen to, what emerged from the audio was insufficient to prove a crime under NY law, which requires prosecutors to establish criminal ... Read More »

Virginia governor candidates face off in final debate

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Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign on Saturday with Ralph Northam, the Democratic nominee for governor of Virginia. But the Northam event, a rally set for October 19 in Richmond, marks Obama's first appearance at a public, political campaign event . Read More »

Paul Scholes interviewed for manager's job at Oldham

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Oldham, who parted company with boss John Sheridan on September 25, declined to make an official comment on the matter, but Omnisport understands Scholes held talks on Wednesday. Scholes has been working as a television pundit and co-owns non-league club Salford City with some of his former United team-mates. Another former United midfielder, Richie Wellens, is now interim manager and has spoken of his desire to take on the role full time having won all three matches in charge. Read More »

Smoke from wildfires prompts health caution

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Advisories are due to the North Bay wildfires still burning in Northern California. Wildfires raging throughout California's wine country have ravaged more than 170,000 acres and killed 21 people so far, with hundreds missing. Usually the Bay Area benefits from a natural air conditioning system with winds blowing in off the coast and carrying the air inland. Residents in Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties should try to stay inside buildings with air conditioning. Read More »

Previewing health order, Trump vows 'great, great' insurance

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Supporters say this would increase competition and allow people to buy more affordable coverage across state lines. As The Hill reported on Tuesday, Trump's executive order is expected to allow small businesses or groups of individuals to come together to buy health insurance off of the Obamacare marketplace in what is known as an "association plan". Read More »

PFAW Response to McConnell Comments on Changing Blue Slip Process

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McConnell made similar comments to The New York Times last month, saying: "My personal view is that the blue slip, with regard to circuit court appointments, ought to simply be a notification of how you're going to vote". The blue slips are one of them. Since Trump was inaugurated, judicial vacancies have grown from 106 to 149. Grassley "will determine how to apply the blue slip courtesy for federal judicial nominees, as has always been the practice", said Grassley spokesman Taylor Foy. Read More »

Defiant Trump could derail free trade agreement talks

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. Trudeau is also expected to raise the Trump administration's recent decision to hit Canadian manufacturer Bombardier (bahm-BAHR'-dee-yay) with punishing tariffs on its C Series airliner. Read More »

Pitt Greensburg students react to former classmate's murder charges

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Alina Sheykhet's parents arrived at her home in Pittsburgh to take her on a family charity walk for breast cancer Sunday morning, but instead, they walked straight into a crime scene. In a news release , Pittsburgh Police asked for the public's assistance in locating Darby. She wrote that Darby climbed up the gutter of her home and broke in through the second-floor window. Read More »

Syrian FM says United States coalition sparing IS in Syria

In another front, Syria's army and its allies have encircled Islamic State in the city of al-Mayadin, southeast of Deir al-Zor, in eastern Syria, a Syrian military source said yesterday. Tens of thousands of civilians have fled, but with fighting and air strikes concentrated on a shrinking ISIL-held section of the city, the exodus has slowed to a trickle. Read More »

Several trapped as residential building collapses in Kisii

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Four people were pulled from the rubble when rescue operations begun at 8.30am in the morning by first emergency responders, among them bodaboda operators. Mr Julius Orare, who lives in a residential near the collapsed building said he wa sin the showered when he heard tremors. Earlier this year, a seven-story building in the same area collapsed killing nine people . Read More »

NASA eyes the Development of Tropical Storm Ophelia

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It is now forecast to stay west of Portugal before bringing gusty winds and rain to Ireland early next week. It's still early, though, and the exact path could change. The NOAA said in its latest update: "Ophelia is moving southeastward or 140/5 kt". The storm formed well outside what meteorologists refer as the "main development region", where most hurricanes form in the Atlantic. Read More »

Trump meets military advisors to discuss North Korea options

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Army. In recent weeks, North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test, all in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, and may be fast advancing toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. Read More »

Q2 2017 Sentiment Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (NYSE:RCL)

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It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500. Tiedemann Wealth Mgmt Ltd holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL ) for 10,147 shares. The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/11/royal-caribbean-cruises-ltd-rcl-shares-sold-by-delphi-management-inc-ma.html. Read More »

Al Green Files Impeachment Articles Against President Trump

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Given that the House, like the Senate, is Republican-controlled, the articles were always likely to be tabled, but then, in a self-defeating move, Green failed to show up when the presiding officer began the process of consideration. Green's resolution covers four articles of impeachment. The Texas lawmaker, who is black, received racially-charged death threats for his stance that the president should be removed from office, The Texas Tribune reports. Read More »

Couple, married 75 years, couldn't escape wildfire

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Mike Rippey sifted through the rubble of what's left of his parents' home yesterday, looking for something of value. The couple had met in grade school in Wisconsin and been together ever since, celebrating their 75th anniversary a year ago. Read More »

Donald Trump will Visit the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea

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The U.S. military said in a separate statement Japanese fighters had also joined the drill, making it the first night-time combined exercise for the U.S. News of the hack is likely to further fuel tensions between the USA and North Korea , as leaders of the two countries have been exchanging insults over Pyongyang's recent missile tests. Read More »

Feds grant ME relief as state moves to comply with Real ID

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Only about half the states are compliant, and Pennsylvania will require more extensions to avoid residents being affected. There is no enforcement on commercial air travel until January 22, 2018. PennDOT has started work on implementing REAL ID. During the grace period, ME driver's licenses and IDs will be accepted as valid identification for federal purposes, including entrance to federal facilities, said Kristen Muszynski, spokeswoman for the Secretary of State's Office. Read More »

White House Aide Is Selected to Run Homeland Security Department

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She previously worked as a homeland security adviser in Republican President George W. Bush's White House and at the Transportation Security Administration. Her departure leaves Kelly looking to fill another crucial administrative vacancy. Increased border security and a possible overhaul of the immigration system remain top campaign promises Trump has yet to fulfill, including his trademark wall on the border with Mexico. Read More »