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Top US diplomat due in Pakistan Tuesday


The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is likely to pay a stopover visit to Pakistan on Tuesday to discuss joint efforts against terrorism and expanding economic ties between the two countries, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the local media on Monday. Read More »

Missing soldier found almost a mile from Niger ambush, officials say


Republicans nix idea of pairing repeal with tax reform Fla. lawmaker warned officials before retirement home tragedy Florida Dem: "Abomination" that seniors were left at nursing home where 8 died MORE (D-Fla.), who was in the auto when the call came and publicly that Trump told Johnson her husband "knew what he signed up for". Read More »

Lobbyist Podesta Now Part of Mueller Russian Investigation


Tony Podesta and his Democratic lobbying firm, the Podesta Group, are now being investigated as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, three sources with knowledge told NBC News . Read More »

British Isis fighters 'must be killed' in nearly every case, says minister


He said: "They are absolutely dedicated, as members of the Islamic State, towards the creation of a caliphate. One of m is that y kill each or and use brutality to build a state from eighth or seventh century". A United Kingdom government spokesperson said Stewart's comments were in line with Britain's stated position. She added: "We can not do anything to prevent their return besides neutralise the maximum number of jihadis in this combat". Read More »

Moon Says Gov't to Resume Construction of Two Reactors

SEOUL-South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday the government will continue to phase out nuclear-generated electricity, following a public opinion survey that dealt a blow to his plans to do so. The commission head Kim Ji-hyung said in a televised announcement: "In all age brackets, the proportion of those on the resumption side grew as more surveys were conducted". Read More »

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson East reveals her miscarriage woes in heartbreaking video


We'll use them again, of course", Johnson said. The video shows Johnson learning about her "surprise" pregnancy by taking two tests, before revealing the news to East in a sweet moment. "It's been a roller coaster of a few days", Johnson says in the video. The couple then appears in the video together, saying, "We just got back from the doctor...and I'm no longer pregnant. Read More »

Argentina: Mauricio Macri's coalition wins divisive election

Second is the Civic Union of former President Christina de Kirchner and her allies. In the closely watched province of Buenos Aires, where the Senate candidate aligned with Mr. The country's mid-term congressional election will be held this Sunday, and is seen as an early indicator of the electoral power that President Mauricio Macri will have going into his 2019 re-election campaign. Read More »

Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan to be star campaigners of Cong in HP

Apart from this, the chief ministers of the BJP-ruled states will also take part in the run to sweep the polls in the hill state. Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi along with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with former Union ministers would campaign in Himachal Pradesh to woo voters ahead of ensuing assembly polls. Read More »

Slovenia: The outgoing President Pahor in the lead of the first round


He said he is pleased results from an election held Sunday show he made it into a run-off vote and expressed confidence that he would continue building support before the head-to-head contest. Pahor has defended his tenure, saying the president has limited authority and he can't intervene "in matters that only deepen divisions". "Pahor got nearly double the votes that Sarec attracted, and that will be hard to catch up in the second round", said Otilia Dhand, from Teneo Intelligence, a ... Read More »

Utah couple charged in death of 13-day-old baby


Maria Elena Sullivan, 26, and Dylan James Kitzmiller, 21, were each charged in 3rd District Court with first-degree felony murder and three second-degree felony counts of child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury in the death of the couple's newborn son. Read More »

Only Catalan Residents Have Right to Decide on Local Government


Separatists have repeatedly called on the European Union to weigh in and broker negotiations since violent police clashes marred the 1 October independence referendum, deemed illegal by Madrid and the courts. Francisco Franco, who died in 1975. The institution will meet this week to discuss what action can be taken and whether to declare independence in response to Madrid. Read More »

GAS PRICES: Prices rise almost 9 cents in Grand Rapids area


The average price of regular gas in Chattanooga dropped by 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.11 per gallon on Sunday - the lowest price since late August before Hurricane Harvey pushed up gas price, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. Read More »

SC asks Govt to consider regulating playing of national anthem


The apex court was reported as saying patriotism can not be forced through court orders and that whether or not a person stand for the Anthem can not be used as a measure of patriotism. People go to cinema for undiluted entertainment. The court's directions had come on a PIL filed by one Shyam Narayan Chouksey seeking directions that the anthem should be played in all the cinema halls before a film begun. Read More »

United States judges block third version of President Trump's travel ban


The latest travel ban added restrictions on Venezuela and North Korea , in what analysts said was an attempt to show that it wasn't a "Muslim ban". "The categorical restrictions on entire populations of men, women and children, based upon nationality, are a poor fit for the issues regarding the sharing of "public-safety and terrorism-related information" that the president identifies", Watson wrote. Read More »

Teen girls, 14 and 15, rescued from sex traffickers in Brooklyn


NY police said the 15-year-old girl managed to send her Global Positioning System information from her cellphone to her father. I am watching you! The girl said she heard the three men talk about forcing her and her friend to sell themselves, according to the New York Daily News . Read More »

RCMP shot and killed man in North Battleford on Saturday


A man initially reported to police that he was being chased by a vehicle and being shot at by the occupants at around 8:55 p.m. CT on Saturday. The pursuit ended soon after when, according to police, the suspect's vehicle rammed a police vehicle and was immobilized near 15th Avenue and 105th Street. Read More »

Driver knocks himself over with his own auto in embarrassing fender bender


Footage of the unusual scene, which took place in the Sydney suburb of Malabar , was posted to the Dashcam Owners of Australia's YouTube page yesterday. He spins around in an attempt to rectify his mistake but it's too little, too late, he is knocked the ground, his feet thrown up into the air, and his auto slams into the vehicle behind. Read More »

Widow of fallen soldier hits out at Trump


That's the presidential equivalent of a parent warning children in the back seat, "Don't make me stop this vehicle". 'It made me cry because I was very angry at the tone of his voice and how he said it. "Why couldn't I see my husband?" "I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband's name", she said. "They won't show me a finger, a hand", she said. Read More »

Pak Finance Minister Appears Before Accountability Court


So far, NAB has only filed an "interim reference" against Dar, as it says it is gathering details of the minister's foreign assets, which would be included in a final reference. The NAB on September 8 filed the case against 67-year-old Dar following the July 28 verdict of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case that indicted Sharif and his family. Read More »

7-Year-Old Killed By Pit Bulls In Lowell


It is unclear whether the boy lived in one of the houses by the enclosure. It then charged at a police officer, who shot the dog, which continued running toward him anyway. Though the pit-bull ordinance was no longer around, the city's potentially risky or unsafe dog ordinance, adopted in 2008, remained. But some argue that the dogs themselves aren't inherently risky. Read More »

Mostly sunny, high near 71 — TODAY'S FORECAST


The storms that hit the area Sunday morning were more widespread and stronger than expected, Krautmann said early Sunday . Winds could gust as high as 31 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy. Lows in the mid and upper 60s. Look for a calm autumn week across western Colorado under mostly sunny skies through at least Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure dominates the western United States. Read More »

Asean defence ministers start two-day talks in Philippines


The two-day meeting will discuss ways to enhance defence and security cooperation among the member nations to effectively counter various transnational security challenges facing the region. The Philippines on Monday announced the end of five months of military operations in Marawi after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war that marked the country's biggest security crisis in years. Read More »

Senate's McConnell says tax bill should be revenue neutral


The president had personally encouraged Alexander and Murray, who lead the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, before seeming to pull back support. Brown argued Trump's stated goal of reducing taxes for the middle class was at odds with the plan McConnell was working on, and contrary to what most thought, he said that after meeting with the President that Trump might pursue a different path on taxes. Read More »

European Union denies report of May begging for help


Later on Monday - from about 15:30 BST - the prime minister will report back to Parliament on the outcome of last week's summit. It states that May "begged for help" and "said she had no room for manoeuvre". Earlier this year, Mr Selmayr was accused of leaking to the same newspaper details of a private dinner between Mrs May and Mr Juncker at 10 Downing Street, which the Commission president was said to have left "10 times more sceptical" than when he arrived. Read More »

New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes


New Zealand's economy, nevertheless, is surging and joblessness has fallen to its lowest level in eight years. They will be supported by the liberal Greens. So Local Focus went back to Morrinsville to see if anything had changed, and we were surprised. Tonight's guest host on The Project , Petra Bagust, pointed out whatever was said, Ms Ardern must have done well because Mr Trump didn't take to Twitter following the call. Read More »

Teenage girl knocked off kayak by great white shark


Police said the Sea Rescue Squadron was now patrolling the area, around 75km south of Adelaide . But the ideal afternoon quickly turned into a nightmare when Sarah, 15, alone in a double kayak, was suddenly flung into the air. Sarah's mother and friend were also on kayaks a bit further up the coast and had to be shielded from the shark by the family's boat. "She loves the water, she's a surfer, we quite often go out getting crabs out the water", Ms Clarke said. Read More »

USA prepares to put nuclear bomber force back on Cold War alert


US President Donald Trump said Sunday that his administration was "prepared for anything" in connection with North Korea . The final decision lies in the hands of Gen. It is therefore the place where the Air Force is most focused on readying B-52s to return to alert posture. The United States has been sending its strategic assets to the region more frequently for patrols or drills amid increased efforts by North Korea to expand its nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Cops bust woman, her two kids for armed Long Island robberies


Rick pulled out a knife after an employee offered him free donuts and demanded the cashier empty the till, according to the Suffolk County Police. After an investigation, police also charged Lauren Mascia. Halloween decorations cover Lauren Mascia's front yard. "She's out there teaching her daughter how to ride". Police say Mascia's brother was the getaway driver in all the robberies - except the one on Saturday, when their mom was behind the wheel. Read More »

Russian Federation accuses United States coalition of decimating Raqqa


Igor Konashenkov said Sunday. "Raqqa has inherited the fate of Dresden in 1945, wiped off the face of the earth by Anglo-American bombardments", Major-General Konashenkov said. Local media recalls how the West at the time considered it unnecessary or refused to provide humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians in Raqqa, whose population rose from 200,000 to just 45,000 after five months of indiscriminate bombing by the Western coalition. Read More »

Pope Francis prays for Kenya ahead of October 26 election


The NASA coalition led by Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka has said it will not participate in the election, and has told its supporters not to turn up for the vote. The pending charges against Ruth Odinga, a former deputy governor of Kisumu county, senator Fred Outa and unnamed others relate to that incident. Kenyatta said Friday that security has been "enhanced and appropriately deployed" to keep the new vote free from violence. Read More »

Élysée puddle: Macron's dog Nemo filmed urinating in president's office

However, this time Nemo was featured in a video, performing a typical canine pose - lifting his leg and peeing into the ornate fireplace in the French President's rather fancy office. Macron laughs, stays in his seat and continues with the meeting. The French President did say generally that they sparked unusual behavior in his dog . Read More »