Friday October 20-th, 2017

Pope encourages Azerbaijan's Catholics to be people of faith, service Pope encourages Azerbaijan's Catholics to be people of faith, service

Despite the Vatican's assertion that a so-called sex-change surgery does not alter the sex of a person, Pope Francis has nevertheless chosen to refer to a woman who underwent a sex-change operation as a "man", and also referred to her as having "ma...

Powerful Hurricane Matthew a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

Trackers still have it pushing between Jamaica and Haiti before moving over eastern Cuba by Tuesday morning, arriving as a Category 3 hurricane. It appears that, for now, Southwest Florida is out of the realm of possibility for Hurricane Matthew.

Trudeau says Canada to implement carbon tax

Wall said the carbon tax will siphon more than $2.5 billion from the province's economy once fully implemented, and cost the average family $1,250 a year. Trudeau said. Not every Canadian province taxes Carbon dioxide emissions. Under the new plan, a...

Bomb kills 20 at Kurdish wedding in Syria

A suicide bomber detonated himself in the al-Asi square in the Syrian city of Hama, killing and wounding civilians, the city police said Monday. Hama is Syria's fourth-largest city and has seen relatively little fighting in recent years as the coun...

Virginia poll: Clinton steady with millenials, Trump drops among GOP

To be sure, Trump has even vowed to bring up at the next presidential debate claims about former President Bill Clinton having extra-marital affairs and wife Hillary's apparent attempts to silence the women accusers - despite fellow Republicans urgin...

Kylie Jenner buys THIRD mansion for $12 million dollars Kylie Jenner buys THIRD mansion for $12 million dollars

This time, its a $12 million mansion in Hidden Hills, which is right near her other two homes in the area, but this one is her biggest, most expensive, most gaudy purchase yet! Jenner had denied in July that she is pregnant and expecting with b...

Paralympic Games concludes in Rio amid fireworks and sadness

But it was a celebration tinged with sadness, with a moment of silence held for Iranian para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, who died following a crash in the men's cycling C4-5 road race on Saturday. It was an excellent Paralympics for the Irish team, ...

Soldiers are real heroes, actors are trivial: Nana Patekar on MNS ban

Nana also targeted Bollywood itself when asked about the divide within the industry over the ban on Pakistani actors and singers. Pitching for peace, Bollywood's mega star Salman Khan said a distinction must be made between terrorists and Pakis...

Abbas attends funeral of former Israeli president Peres

Flags at the White House, on all public buildings and grounds, and at United States buildings overseas will be flown at half-staff through sunset Friday "as a mark of respect for the memory of Shimon Peres ", the White House said in a statement.

Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir Militants attack Indian army camp in Kashmir

Baramullah, Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists have attacked an army camp in Baramulla in north Kashmir, about 50 km from capital Srinagar . It has been estimated that there were at least four attackers. Police said Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire b...

India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir as tensions rise

Top US lawmakers have come out in support of India's surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir+ in the aftermath of the Uri terror attack+ which claimed the lives of 19 jawans. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had tried his best to improve re...

Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm

As of 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT), the storm was centered about 320 miles (520 kilometers) south-southwest of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. "The hurricane center's Robbie Berg says Matthew is expected to "remain a very unsafe major hurricane" as it moves to the...

Americans take 3-point lead at Ryder Cup

The other USA victory in the afternoon came when Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar led from the third hole on to beat Martin Kaymer of Germany and Sergio Garcia of Spain, 2 and 1. Captain Davis Love III has to feel confident about his last two men on ...

Pakistan ready for unconditional talks with India: Sartaj Aziz

Yet the response so far resembles the path of "strategic restraint" that previous leaders have adopted, even at times of major tension including the 2008 assault on Mumbai in which 166 people were killed by gunmen who came from Pakistan. The Prime Mi...

Germany: Afghan gov't agrees to cooperate on deportations Germany: Afghan gov't agrees to cooperate on deportations

He said Germany took in fewer than the reported 1.1 million migrants a year ago because some registered twice and others had moved on to other destinations. The German government says Afghanistan has agreed to cooperate on the return of Afghan citize...

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

Heavy rains from Typhoon Megi caused a landslide Wednesday that left 27 people missing in China's Zhejiang province, state-run media reported. A bus carrying Japanese tourists was swept onto its side by strong winds on National Freeway No.

Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police

Seascape at Scheveningen was one of only two seascapes he painted while he lived in the Netherlands. The wealthy Italian is a powerful drug dealer, and the Vincent Van Gogh works were found in the village of Castellammare di Stabia, near Staples.

William and Kate send first joint tweet - via Morse code telegraph machine

William decide to get a closer look at the locomotive after hearing how his grandparents the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh had travelled in the last carriage of the train which was specially fitted out with a marble table for their 1959 visit.

Rashford and Lingard in Southgate's first England squad Rashford and Lingard in Southgate's first England squad

Southgate is set to take charge of just those two qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia, which shouldn't prove too hard his England side to overcome. 32-year-old Johnson has amassed 54 caps at global level but last played for England at the 2014 ...

Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament

A statement issued on Wednesday by Tony Obiechina, Information official of the Embassy in Abuja, said Peres died in the early hours of Wednesday in a Tel Aviv hospital. Dr. Rafi Walden, the son-in-law and personal physician of Shimon Peres , said ...

Ogier closes in on 4th world title after Tour of Corsica win Ogier closes in on 4th world title after Tour of Corsica win

Meeke bounced back in the fourth stage to post the second-best time, just 10 seconds behind Ogier, who left his rivals perplexed with his aggressive driving. Latvala concluded the set-up he chose in pre-rally testing wasn't working, and admitted to l...

Explosion at cafe injures 90 at festival in southern Spain

The spokesman said the explosion occurred at about 1 p.m. ET during a festival in the town, which is 40 km (almost 25 miles) east of the popular tourist destination of Malaga. Chairs and tables were strewn about in the street Sunday, along with explo...

LAPD Finds Handgun at Scene of Fatal Shooting

Cops attempted to pull over the suspected stolen vehicle with paper plates, but it tore off. "When the vehicle didn't stop, officers pursued the auto, authorities said". One protester at the scene, Tia Gonzalez, told the Los Angeles Times she had c...

Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

The storm is moving west at 7 miles per hour, and is forecast to move across the central Caribbean Sea Saturday, approaching Jamaica late Sunday, the hurricane center said . At its peak, Matthew was as powerful as Hurricane Gilbert, which hit Jamaic...

Russia warns against US attack on Syrian forces

Among those killed was the head of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Uram al-Kubra. Some patients hurt in the attack were also wounded when bombs struck the same facility Wednesday, the activist said . That leaves Washington - which is fighting Isla...

Philippine President Rejects Hitler Comparison

Now, there are three million drug addicts [in the Philippines]. Pacquiao, who was elected to the senate in May, backed president Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs while also revealing his own murky past. Nevertheless, Carter said the alliance betwee...

Pope Francis Touring Tbilisi

Georgia is overwhelmingly Orthodox, with less than 3 percent of its population - or about 112,000 people - Catholic, according to Vatican statistics. The last-minute decision from the Orthodox not to send a delegation despite the warm welcome Patri...

Early voting starts in Grundy County Early voting starts in Grundy County

For now, people can register to vote - and vote early - at the clerk's office. If the application is completed correctly and you are qualified to vote, the county Board of Elections will mail a voter registration card to you to provide notice of th...

Clowns back out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports Clowns back out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports

Officers even spent an hour traipsing in the woods searching for a culprit with a knife. Police say they've received several calls about the clowns, but have yet to nab anyone in costume. However, a police search of the area failed to locate the clow...

Pakistan says India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free

India blames Pakistan for a deadly assault on an army base in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir this month that has heightened fears of a new conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours. Aziz said Islamabad would seek arbitration with a ...

Dueling truths follow Indian raid in Pakistani Kashmir Dueling truths follow Indian raid in Pakistani Kashmir

Pakistan capable of carrying out surgical strikes: PM was posted in Top Story of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on October 01, 2016 and was last updated on October 01, 2016. Since then four other countries have pulled out of the N...

Surgical Strikes : US says It is an act of self-defence

He said India is indulging in "diversionary tactics" in a bid to deflect attention of the worldwide community from its "brutalities" against Kashmiris. "The claim was immediately dismissed by Pakistan, which said India mischaracterised cross-LoC firi...

Hurricane Matthew grows to Category 2 storm Hurricane Matthew grows to Category 2 storm

A tropical storm watch is in effect for Curacao and the islands of Bonaire and Aruba. Forecasters say hurricane hunters are finding Hurricane Matthew extremely risky, with 150 miles per hour (242 kph) winds. Of some interest is the fact that Ma...

Investigators want to question engineer in Hoboken crash

Investigators now know the speed at which a New Jersey commuter train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal on Thursday - leaving one person dead and 114 injured - due to the recovery of a data recorder from the locomotive auto at the rear of the train, ...

Duterte Duterte "point of NO return" : Seeks Alliance Russia

Mason said the U.S. will continue to "work together in the many areas of mutual interest, including counterterrorism, to improve the livelihoods of the Philippine people and uphold our shared democratic values". China, unsurprisingly, has welcomed ...

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