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Iranian, Russian top generals confer in Tehran amid Putin's visit

Iranian, Russian top generals confer in Tehran amid Putin's visit State TV reported that the issues Putin would discuss with Iranian officials included regional crises such as the Syrian conflict, the nuclear deal and economic and bilateral ties. He went on to state that Iran has committed "multiple violations" of the agreement and announced Congress has 60 days to decide whether to re-impose sanctions. [Full Article...]

Two died in Hwy. 17 crash

Two died in Hwy. 17 crash Schmidt. "The transport truck literally rolled right up the vehicle transport", the man said. "Explosions, just one explosion after another and orange flames started to go up into the sky". OPP, paramedics and fire department are all on scene. In at least one video, loud explosions can be heard in the background. The reaction collision occurred on the northbound lanes of Hwy 400 between Count... [Full Article...]

No evidence Russian Federation interfered in United States election - Sergei Lavrov

No evidence Russian Federation interfered in United States election - Sergei Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called allegations of the country trying to influence elections in the USA and elsewhere "fantasies". "Without a single piece of proof, we are as you know being accused of meddling not only in the USA election, but also in those in European states", theInterfax news agency quoted Lavrov as telling a briefing at the Association of European Businesses in ... [Full Article...]

NY terror attack: Police officer who shot suspect hailed as hero

NY terror attack: Police officer who shot suspect hailed as hero The four officers rushed out of the school, turning east toward the highway and confronting Mr. Saipov on the street. Nash, who had been with the NYPD for five-years, was outside Stuyvesant High School following what turned out to be an unfounded call of a nonviolent, emotionally disturbed person, according to the New York Daily News . [Full Article...]

Metro Detroit man George Papadopoulis mistaken for Trump advisor

Metro Detroit man George Papadopoulis mistaken for Trump advisor This is an example of the hate tweets that a Novi man named George Papadopoulis started receiving: "can't wait to watch u try to wriggle out of this one, trump advisor george papadopoulos ". That means he didn't have legal representation when he told Senate investigators in May that he had " brief interactions " with Russian officials in 2013. [Full Article...]

8 killed by NY motorist in 'cowardly act of terror'

8 killed by NY motorist in 'cowardly act of terror' A motorist drove on to a busy bicycle path in NY and struck several people, then emerged from the vehicle screaming and firing something that appeared to be a gun. Police patrols in Times Square, one of the world's busiest districts, had already been beefed up in recent years, following a 2010 auto bombing attempt and in the wake of attacks in Europe. [Full Article...]

Malaysia probes leak of 46 million phone users' data

Malaysia probes leak of 46 million phone users' data Interestingly though, the wait might be over soon as the Communications and Multimedia Minister, Salleh Said Keruak has stated that the investigation is nearly completed. It said it found out about the matter after receiving a tip-off. The telecoms data included 46.2 million mobile phone numbers, including both postpaid and prepaid numbers, along with customer details, addresses and SIM card inf... [Full Article...]

Nine Dead, 100 Injured in Boiler Blast at Indian Power Plant

Nine Dead, 100 Injured in Boiler Blast at Indian Power Plant He confirmed that 100 people suffered injuries in the blast. Rescue operations underway in close coordination with District Administration. Numerous injured have suffered severe burns. The coal-fired plant in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is owned by India's biggest power utility NTPC Ltd. A 32-member team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has left for Unchahar. [Full Article...]

Everybody knows the reality of 'Ease of Doing Business': Rahul

Everybody knows the reality of 'Ease of Doing Business': Rahul Mocking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Gandhi said the former is living in illusion to believe in foreign certification for India's growth. "Your demonetization and GST has hit us hard", he said at the rally comprising mostly farmers and small traders in this town in Bharuch, the home district of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel. [Full Article...]

China preparing world's longest tunnel to divert Tibet river to desert

The proposed tunnel, which would drop down from the world's highest mountain plateau in multiple sections connected by waterfalls, would also have bendy joints to survive unstable ground conditions. The South China Morning Post further reported that Chinese scientists have been working hard on the reported plan. "There is no such direction from the central government, and I have never heard of... [Full Article...]

Hamas Hands Over Rafah crossing to the Palestinian Authority

Hamas Hands Over Rafah crossing to the Palestinian Authority The two sides have been at odds for a decade but last month Egypt helped broker a reconciliation agreement created to end the schism. Egypt, which in the past has accused Hamas of aiding an insurgency in its Sinai peninsula bordering Gaza , has kept Rafah largely closed. [Full Article...]

Blast rocks diplomatic zone in Kabul

Blast rocks diplomatic zone in Kabul Dawlat Waziri said the explosion occurred near the US embassy and the Afghan defense ministry. However, the eyewitnesses in the area are saying that more than ten people were killed and over ten others were wounded in the attack. (1130 GMT) just as workers would have been leaving their offices to go home, followed by the sirens of emergency services. The Islamic State claimed responsibility fo... [Full Article...]

Climbers Banned On Uluru From 2019

Climbers Banned On Uluru From 2019 The entirety of Uluru is a sacred area and the site where the climb begins is also a sacred men's area. "It has cultural significance that includes certain restrictions and so this is as much as we can say", chairman of the management board of the national park Sammy Wilson said in a statement on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Terrorism suspected in NYC vehicle attack

Terrorism suspected in NYC vehicle attack He underwent surgery and was in critical condition but was expected to survive. The driver jumped out of his rental truck - which police say Saipov rented from Home Depot around 2 p.m. The man accused of performing a terrorist attack Tuesday in NY and killing eight people has connections to northeast Ohio. "I've never seen so many emergency vehicles". [Full Article...]

House Republicans delay tax plan rollout

House Republicans delay tax plan rollout Trump administration officials had contended the deduction forces the rest of the country to subsidize homeowners in high-tax, big-spending states. Less than an hour before the statement went out around 9:30 p.m. In addition to slashing the corporate tax rate, the almost $6 trillion tax plan also seeks to repeal inheritance taxes on multimillion-dollar estates, a huge break for the wealthy. [Full Article...]

Virtual clean chit to Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Vyapam scam

Virtual clean chit to Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Vyapam scam While filing the chargesheets, the CBI further snubbed the allegations made by Congress leader Digvijay Singh . CBI after investigating the case has informed that the allegations levelled by Digvijaya Singh and Prashant Pandey was false. [Full Article...]

Stepping Up 'Extreme Vetting' After NYC Attack

Stepping Up 'Extreme Vetting' After NYC Attack His administration has announced that it would resume accepting refugees after a 120-day ban, though arrivals from 11 "high-risk" countries, a lot of them home to Muslim majorities, will still be blocked. Earlier in the day, he wrote that " We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere ". In his previous tweets, Trump called the t... [Full Article...]

DeVos' costume a hit at White House Halloween party

DeVos' costume a hit at White House Halloween party Halloween , by definition, is meant to be a pretty scary time of year - and this year in the U.S. the frights have found their way all the way up to the White House . The outfit presumably reminded the first lady of the storm her sartorial choices caused at the time of the Houston visit. He told Harper's Bazaar: "I think she's working nonstop to make it work-possibly, she was just wearing the ... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller Flipped A Trump Campaign Adviser

Robert Mueller Flipped A Trump Campaign Adviser In the same set of reports, it was revealed that campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Did Trump's campaign know? "He was a volunteer member of an advisory council that met one time", Sanders told reporters Monday afternoon during the White House press briefing. [Full Article...]

Georgia tops initial College Football Playoff rankings

Georgia tops initial College Football Playoff rankings Following Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson in Tuesday's initial rankings were Oklahoma at No. 5, Ohio State at No. 6, Penn State at No. 7, TCU at No. Leaving the Irish outside of the top four would've suggested that even with one loss, there might not be a path for a Playoff spot without a conference championship. [Full Article...]


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