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WSJ Poll: Trump's Approval Dips to New Low, 38 Percent


President Barack Obama had a 51% approval rating during his first fall in the White House, while President George W. Bush was at 88% in the weeks following the 9/11 attacks. A majority (59 percent) did not approve of the way the president had tackled the situation of protests within the National Football League, while 51 percent felt he was mishandling the situation in North Korea, and 54 percent did not approve of the way he acted in the aftermath of the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Read More »

Ivanka Trump, Republican lawmakers push double child tax credit


A member of the Senate Budget Committee, Corker also pointed to his role in crafting the budget resolution that will allow Republicans to move forward with tax reform through the process of budget reconciliation. "It is a priority of this administration and it is a legislative priority to ensure that American families can thrive and that we deliver real and meaningful tax relief to middle income Americans", she said. Read More »

3 people shot at Central Austin party — APD


One victim refused transport. Khouse says the victims did know the suspect but they are still trying to determine if they were invited to the party. Sunday after multiple reports of a shooting. Another man suffered serious injuries. Officials couldn't say how the suspect was injured, but said police officers did not have to use force during the arrest. Read More »

Cuban Foreign Minister Calls Chill in US-Cuba Ties 'Political Manipulation'


Washington removed 60 per cent of its staff from the island, expelled Cuban diplomats from the US, restricted the issuance of visas and required that travellers to Cuba be told that diplomats had suffered attacks with an unknown sonic weapon that caused them temporary deafness or permanent, nausea, concussion and other symptoms. Read More »

China Objects to Taiwan President's Visits to US

China regularly calls Taiwan the most sensitive and important issue between it and the United States, and Beijing complains to Washington about transit stops by Taiwanese presidents. U.S. President Donald Trump is due to visit China in less than two weeks. China claims sovereignty over democratic, self-ruled Taiwan, which split from the mainland amid civil war in 1949, and uses diplomatic and economic pressure to limit the island's worldwide relations. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi's dog tweet irks Assam minister


Taking a dig at those who ask who was tweeting from his handle, Rahul Gandhi put up a video of his dog Pidi performing a trick. "Look what I can do with a tweet... Sharma responded to Rahul Gandhi's "dog" tweeting on his behalf, and said that Gandhi was busy feeding the dog when the Assam government wanted to discuss urgent issues of the state. Read More »

Minor boy dies after being hit by auto in UP minister's cavalcade


Eyewitnesses and the family members of the boy alleged that no one in the convoy stopped to help the child. Sources in the police said that they have not registered a case in this matter as they have not received a formal complaint in this matter and would receive a complaint as soon as anyone approaches them with a complaint. Read More »

Iraqi Kurdish leader to step down over fallout from independence poll

The region's parliament, which is meeting in the Kurdish capital Erbil , was told that Barzani had sent a letter saying he would not extend his term, his Kurdistan Democratic Party said. After decades spent fighting with the peshmerga, Barzani became a central figure in the drive to create an autonomous Kurdish state in northern Iraq, after Saddam Hussein was toppled in the USA -led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Read More »

Sensational David Miller gallops into the record books


The left-hander surpassed the record of compatriot Richard Levi who scored his hundred in 45 balls in Hamilton during their 2012 series against New Zealand. "Don't quite know what went on there but I was just trying to watch the ball and back myself". "I was scratchy in the beginning, to be honest, but towards the back end it turned out to be sweet". Read More »

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma Sooners Preview and Prediction


If, somehow, Texas Tech is able hold Baker Mayfield and the high-powered Oklahoma offense under 30 points, the advantage sharply shifts to the Red Raiders' favor. The two are separated by just six passing yards, a single touchdown pass and their completion rates (73.8 percent for Mayfield, 70.9 for Shimonek) are close too. Read More »

Alonso: McLaren 'had the best vehicle on track'


And, engine-corrected, Alonso reckons McLaren's chassis outperformed Mercedes' latest title-winner. "I did two laps which were identical", he said after setting times of 1:17.803 and 1:17.710. "So all the improvements are thanks to the aero and a bit to the suspension parts we've brought over the past races. It's probably the best weekend of the whole season - a spectacular weekend up until now". Read More »

Hamas says its security chief wounded in Gaza vehicle bomb attack


Regarding the assassination attempt itself, for which ISIS claimed responsibility yesterday, Elbazem stated that the incident is still under investigation. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, explicitly accused Israel of being behind the assassination. Israeli officials have also expressed their discomfort with the reconciliation. Read More »

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Arrives In Tehran Meet With Iranian Officials

Rouhani spoke days after the US House of Representatives voted for new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile programme, part of an effort to clamp down on Tehran without immediately moving to undermine an worldwide nuclear agreement. "Combating terrorism is one of the most important goals in the region, and today it is very important for stability and security for the people of the region", said the president, stating that the new conduct of the USA administration will not contribute to the ... Read More »

Nor'easter expected to bring constant rain, heavy wind gusts Sunday


A flash flood watch will also be in effect from Sunday afternoon to early Monday morning across southern CT, including Fairfield, New Haven, and Litchfield counties. Many tree limbs are still retaining leaves, which will add surface area for the winds to affect, making these branches a hazard to any nearby wires. Familiar pieces will be in play again.tropical moisture, digging trough, low-level jetstream and all will lead to a powerful event Sunday night and Monday morning. Read More »

Afghani deputy provincial governor abducted in Pakistan


Capital City Police Officer Tahir Khan said that an investigation team had been constituted to find the Afghan official. It is unclear who is behind the kidnapping. "We have informed the Pakistan Foreign Ministry and the Afghan Consulate in Peshawar is in contact with the police officials concerned there", the Afghan deputy ambassador said. Read More »

J&K: 2 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Bandipora

The firing has stopped but the locals continue to hinder the activities of the security personnel by heavy stone pelting. "As the security forces came close to the hiding militants, they were fired at triggering the gunfight ". Jammu and Kashmir police constable Zahir Abbas was killed in the gunbattle. Nine para military and other security forces are jointly carrying out the operation. Read More »

Golmaal Again becomes second top grosser of 2017 after Baahubali 2


Is a RAGE at the BO... "#GolmaalAgain Fri 30.14 cr, Sat 28.37 cr, Sun 29.09 cr, Monday 16.04 cr, Tue 13.25 cr, Wednesday 10.05 cr, Thursday 9.13 cr". The multi-starrer had Ajay Devgn , Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor in all the four instalments while Shreyas Talpade and Kunal Khemu joined the cast later. Read More »

Government must consider areas to give autonomy to J&K: P. Chidambaram


The finance minister also said the Congress needs to clarify whether this is the party's stand or just the personal opinion of a senior party leader. The senior Congress leader was, however, roasted by the ruling BJP that accused him of encouraging separatism and had "hurt" India's national interest. Read More »

Dead, 4 Critical After Consuming Spurious Liquor in Bihar; 12 Cops Suspended


Two persons had been arrested and three houses at the village, including that of Shashi Singh where the victims allegedly consumed liquor, sealed, the DMsaid. A political slugfest has broken out over the Rohtas hooch tragedy with opposition RJD Saturday charging that the prohibition in the state was "only on paper" and the ruling JD (U) claiming a drop in crime rates and improvement in the standard of living due to the liquor ban. Read More »

Panel to review orders of additional judges


It said the order of apex court which stipulated that there should be MOP for appointments in higher judiciary is of 2015 and over one year and ten months have already passed. It fixed November 14 to hear the attorney general. The Centre and the Collegium have always been at loggerheads over the finalisation of the MoP, ever since the Constitution Bench in the NJAC matter directed the Central government to frame a new MoP in consultation with the Chief Justice of India. Read More »

Trump Twitter Fact Check: Was Michael Moore's Show Forced To Close Early?


The president criticized the liberal activist's one-man show, " The Terms of My Surrender ", a limited Broadway performance that officially opened on August 10 and was already scheduled to end on October 22. The show had been announced in May as a 12-week limited run, and it ran the full 12 weeks. Moore went on to defend his show, explaining what "limited engagement" meant, also adding that Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, was a fan of the very show that Trump was ... Read More »

Gujarat: One person killed in police firing in Dahod


Two people were injured in the incident on Thursday night. According to the Newspaper, She has claimed that the police beat up the duo leading to the death of Kanesh.Dahod police was initially waiting for the post mortem report and register the offence only if the autopsy proved that the man had died due to injuries. Read More »

Roger Stone suspended from Twitter


He said Lemon should be "humiliated, mocked and punished". Stone's account now shows a message that it has been suspended , and reached via text by Fox News on Saturday , Stone originally said that the suspension was only temporary. "While I am uncertain why, sometimes the stark truth offends some people", he added. "Dumber than dog s-t", according to screenshots of the tweets. Read More »

Maryam says Nawaz Sharif to remain party head


She, however, immediately denied the statement as a misquotation. The statement was wrongly ascribed to me with regard to the family's decision of handing over the party charge, Maryam said on her official twitter account. A video of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif reading the Holy Quran at Masjid-e-Nabawi in Madina, Saudi Arabia has gone viral on the social media. Read More »

Notre Dame runs past Wolfpack


The Irish rush for almost 318 yards per game, while the Wolfpack surrender just 91 yards on the ground. The No. 14 NC State football team couldn't contain the rushing attack of No. Finley's 313 attempts without an interception is the longest current streak in the nation but only the second-longest in school history behind the 379 in 2008-09 by current Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson. Read More »

Rahul capable of leading UPA and country


Mumbai: Shiv Sena member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Raut on Thursday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is capable of leading the country and stressed that the Narendra Modi wave has faded, a statement that is not likely to go down well with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read More »

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 to finish third


Brazil were the favourites and so Mali needed to keep things tight at the back to stand a chance of winning. Brazil responded tactically by pushing Alan into a centre-forward's role, with Lincoln dropping deep, and in the 55th minute, a low ball whipped in from the left found Brenner, who shot over the bar. Read More »

White nationalist rallies planned in Murfreesboro, Shelbyville


Greenblatt, ADL CEO. In Shelbyville, the rally is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. They were met by throngs of counterprotesters. Counter-protesters were allowed to enter the public square through two designated streets. The heavy law enforcement presence at both locations included police helicopters, K-9 units and officers armed with sniper rifles. Our agency stands ready to support and aid law enforcement in any manner necessary. Read More »

Not long till the clocks fall back


So in advance of the change on Sunday, you should set a reminder to change all the clocks and electrical devices in your house to the correct time. More than likely it needs to be changed manually. According to Time and Date , daylight savings time was created to make more efficient use of daylight hours. It had been discussed for a number of years beforehand by the Government but many people opposed it the first time around. Read More »

Wolfpack in new territory at Notre Dame


Josh Adams is one of the best running backs in college football with 967 yards on 105 attempts, while dual-threat quarterback Brandon Wimbush has 18 total touchdowns to two interceptions. The Fighting Irish are 60-15-1 all time against first-time visitors to Notre Dame Stadium (dedicated in 1930), but have lost six such contests since 2009. Read More »

Navy sailors on nuclear Trident submarine HMS Vigilant axed over drugs tests


The drug detected by the tests was cocaine, according to the Daily Mail . The nine British servicemen were thrown off the Vigilant , which the reports said, was already at the center of a sex probe. "Those found to have fallen short of our high standards face being discharged from service", a Royal Navy spokesman said. The newspaper said the matter was considered so serious that Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has discussed the situation with the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones. Read More »