Monday October 23-rd, 2017

Kurdistan parliament approves independence referendum for September 25 Kurdistan parliament approves independence referendum for September 25

An worldwide delegation, including the United States , Britain and UN envoys, met with Barzani and presented the alternative path for the controversial independence referendum. Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has advised his Iraqi Kurdish counterpart ...

Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma

According to BBC , ten million people are still without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas after Hurricane Irma . The Keys were largely evacuated by the time Irma barreled ashore as a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of up to ...

Hurricane Irma: Trump heads to Florida to see damage Hurricane Irma: Trump heads to Florida to see damage

However, Mr. Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday that local officials on the ground are doing a "great job" on power restoration. "This has been a hard situation". Trump reiterated his hope that Scott runs for the Senate in 2018. It...

European Union hardens measures against North Korea over weapons tests European Union hardens measures against North Korea over weapons tests

Tillerson's policy adviser Brian Hook said the Secretary of State "never misses an opportunity in bilateral, multilateral settings to raise North Korea and the need to increase pressure on North Korea ". "In our view, Iran is clearly in defaul...

American families finally earn more than they did in 1999 American families finally earn more than they did in 1999

Starting with racial and ethnic categories, blacks and Hispanics had the highest poverty rates at 22 percent and 19.4 percent in 2016, respectively. But if these were really boom times, earnings should be going up, too - with ample gains for all Am...

Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at IS militants, equipment in Syria Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at IS militants, equipment in Syria

On Thursday, the pro-government forces declared that they were closing in at the extremists from three sides along the river, pounding al-Bogheliyah neighborhood on the northwestern edge of the city. The relocation came in exchange for ISIS-held pris...

Trump in Florida for Hurricane Irma briefings Trump in Florida for Hurricane Irma briefings

In Florida , some 2.69 million homes and businesses were still without power on Thursday, or about 1 in 4 Florida customers. President Trump will visit Puerto Rico later this month to view the recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma's landfall thi...

Mino Raiola confirms Manchester United target Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus Mino Raiola confirms Manchester United target Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus

However, Barcelona were unable to convince Juventus of allowing Dybala to link up with his compatriot, Lionel Messi, at the Camp Nou. However, a move failed to materialise and he's remained in Turin. The Argentina global went on to sign a new fiv...

Hemingway Museum's six-toed cats purr-fectly fine after Hurricane Irma Hemingway Museum's six-toed cats purr-fectly fine after Hurricane Irma

The Hemingway house cats are mostly descended from Snow White , a six-toed cat given to Hemingway by a ship's captain, the museum's website says . "We sit at one of the highest elevations of land in all the Florida Keys", said Gonzales to For...

India, Afghanistan call for end to state sponsorship of terror India, Afghanistan call for end to state sponsorship of terror

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj responded that India would speed up the port development and begin supplying wheat to Afghanistan within weeks through Chabahar. In addition, the two nations agreed to expeditiously conclude the agreem...

Mercedes Benz slams hike in cess Mercedes Benz slams hike in cess

Toyota has increased the price of Innova Crysta by around Rs78,000. The cess on small, electric and hybrid cars and their rates will remain unchanged. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has expressed relief that a GST Cess of 25%...

Will Hurricane Jose hit the USA? Latest track and United States forecast Will Hurricane Jose hit the USA? Latest track and United States forecast

Because Hurricane Jose is so far from land, the National Hurricane Center has issued no watches or warnings yet. The storm is expected to take a turn to the southeast and south at a slow forward speed over the next couple of days. The future path o...

Juncker chides European Union candidate Turkey, upbeat on Western Balkans Juncker chides European Union candidate Turkey, upbeat on Western Balkans

Veterans for Britain , which campaigned vigorously for a Leave vote during the 2016 referendum, says that such an arrangement would amount to "an abdication of Defence powers" and would "betray British voters" who believed that leaving the European U...

5-year-old raped, 1 held: Orange cap helped police nab accused 5-year-old raped, 1 held: Orange cap helped police nab accused

The Kejriwal government, acutely aware of the sensitivities in the region following the public outcry over the Gurgaon incident, wasted no time in ordering a magisterial inquiry into the incident, the report of which is to be tabled by Tuesday.

Man arrested for driving truck towards anti-fascist protesters in Washington state Man arrested for driving truck towards anti-fascist protesters in Washington state

The department said on its Twitter feed that two officers had sustained minor injuries. The officers on the scene could not develop probable cause for the man's arrest on intent of harming the counter-protesters. 37-year-old Eli F. Richey was arres...

Stalin meets Guv; to take call after a week Stalin meets Guv; to take call after a week

With 21 rebel AIADMK lawmakers, the total comes to 119. He apprised the Governor of the current tally of MLAs by his side. He also criticised the Governor for refusing to take action over MLAs withdrawing support to Edappadi Palanisamy. Ruling Cong...

Aadhaar-SIM Link: How To Link Aadhaar With Mobile Number, Other Details Aadhaar-SIM Link: How To Link Aadhaar With Mobile Number, Other Details

There was an estimated 128 crore mobile phone connections in the country as of July and 33.8 crore SIM cards have either been issued or linked by telecom operators using Aadhaar e-KYC - which means up to 25% of mobile phone customers in India c...

Illinois State named one of the best public universities in the nation Illinois State named one of the best public universities in the nation

UB is rated among the "top 50" public universities in the nation for the fourth straight year. And while US News & World is not the only college ranking, it is among the most closely watched. The Ivy League school has an enrollment of 5,400 student...

Nigeria in trouble as China prepares to ban petrol, diesel vehicles Nigeria in trouble as China prepares to ban petrol, diesel vehicles

With the emerging trend of the world economy, and the effect of fossil fuels on the aggravating state of climate change, China is on way to completely ban the sale of fossil fuel-powered cars in the country. The United Kingdom has pledged a ban o...

Members of heavy metal band Decapitated arrested for suspected kidnapping in Spokane Members of heavy metal band Decapitated arrested for suspected kidnapping in Spokane

Graham added that he does fear the four members of Decapitated will have to spend some weeks in Los Angeles County Jail prior to their extradition, but added they will willingly return to Spokane . Santa Ana Police assisted the Los Angeles Sherif...

Beached Manatees Rescued From Low Tide In Wake of Hurricane Irma Beached Manatees Rescued From Low Tide In Wake of Hurricane Irma

Of all the destructive impacts of a hurricane , with its life-threatening storm surges and massive flooding, the sudden lack of aquatic habitat is not a typical concern. "When the tide comes back in, we do have concerns of manatees ending up in area...

Egyptian Police Killed in Sinai Ambush Egyptian Police Killed in Sinai Ambush

At least 18 Egyptian policemen were killed and several people injured in an attack on a security convoy in the Sinai Peninsula on Monday, Reuters reported. Since 2013 following the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's army and security forc...

Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues

It oscillates between category 4 and 5 with sustained winds of 240 to 295 km/h. Before Jose's slight weakening, the Atlantic had two hurricanes with winds of more than 150 miles per hour at the same time for the first time on record, Colorado...

There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now

Hurricane Jose continued to gather strength far out in the Atlantic and it was nearing Category 5 strength as it churned about 700 km east-southeast of the Northern Leeward Islands. Then hours after hitting the coast, Katia weakened to a tropical st...

Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico

Hurricane and tropical-storm watches are likely in the Leeward Islands later Thursday. Katia is still expected to cause chaos and leave 250 millimeters of rain in Veracruz and Puebla, as well as torrential storms in San Luis Potosí and Hidalgo and...

Wind Advisory issued as Irma approaches the Tennessee Valley Wind Advisory issued as Irma approaches the Tennessee Valley

In addition to high winds, heavy rain is expected from the system. In areas where peak surge coincided with high tide, water levels were predicted to rise as much as 6 feet above normally dry land from the northeastern Florida coast to the central ...

Oil prices slide with U.S. supply data, Hurricane Irma in focus Oil prices slide with U.S. supply data, Hurricane Irma in focus

Brent crude LCOc1 increased 16 cents at $54.65 a barrel by 1145 GMT, after earlier hitting its highest level since April at $54.80. Market focus was also being drawn to Hurricane Irma, a record Category 5 storm, which could potentially hit differen...

Monarcas atacará en 'momentos claves' a Lobos BUAP Monarcas atacará en 'momentos claves' a Lobos BUAP

Quiñones pudo descontar con un remate, pero el balón se fue apenas por fuera. "Hicimos un gran primer tiempo y después sostuvimos la diferencia", finalizó. La escuadra dirigida por Rafael Puente inició la competición como la revelación y llegó a ser ...

North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says

Pyongyang's announcement was meted with severe verbal backlash from across the world, with countries like the U.S. and Japan demanding even stricter sanctions from the United Nations (UN) against the North, in an effort to cripple its economy, thereb...

Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli's bail revoked over Hillary Clinton posting Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli's bail revoked over Hillary Clinton posting

In their motion, federal prosecutors are asking a judge to revoke the former pharmaceutical executive's $5-million bond in order to take him into custody over what they say is unsafe public conduct. " However inappropriate some of Mr. Shkreli's post...

Colombians Expectant for the Pope's Message Colombians Expectant for the Pope's Message

He said he wanted to be there to listen to its people and weep with them. "When they (difficulties) come up, it is said that the Pope thinks and feels that he can face them", he added. "This is not achieved simply with those of 'pure blood, ' but b...

Defense steps up for No. 3 Clemson vs. No. 13 Auburn Defense steps up for No. 3 Clemson vs. No. 13 Auburn

O'Daniel notched 14 tackles, including 10 solo, two for loss and 1.5 sacks against Auburn. The 11 sacks were the most recorded in a game this season and the most since Houston disintegrated Louisville's offensive line last November. Bryant was al...

BC unemployment rate among the best in Canada BC unemployment rate among the best in Canada

The unemployment rate in Waterloo Region fell to 4.4 per cent from 4.8 per cent. But the job growth is mainly in part-time work. In July, the province's unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 per cent, the lowest in the Atlantic provinces. The Canadian e...

US Investigator Wants To Interview Top Trump Aides US Investigator Wants To Interview Top Trump Aides

Mueller's team is trying to learn how the statement aboard Air Force One was crafted and who was involved. Trump has repeatedly denied allegations of cooperating with Russians to hurt Hillary Clinton's election campaign, saying he is the victim o...

Maryland Task Force To Assist In Irma Response Maryland Task Force To Assist In Irma Response

Pruitt says the Federal Emergency Management Agency will let them know if their services are needed again. Overall, the task force performed 173 rescues and 40 animal rescues in addition to searching 52 square miles. The task force has 210 members, a...

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