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Cuomo, Nudged, Finally Gives de Blasio the Nod in Mayor's Race

Cuomo, Nudged, Finally Gives de Blasio the Nod in Mayor's Race In the podcast, Rauh discussed de Blasio's often adversarial relationship with the press, and the struggles he's had connecting with city residents as mayor. "But the governor did endorse the mayor". When asked to comment on Cuomo's endorsement, de Blasio's camp issued a statement that didn't mention Cuomo at all, saying only that the "campaign is focused on vigorously engaging people across the... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer's interview with Senate investigators postponed

Trump lawyer's interview with Senate investigators postponed USA intelligence agencies say Russian President Vladimir Putin himself directed the effort, and Senate and Justice department investigators have been chasing links between the Trump campaign and Moscow for evidence of collusion. Cohen will not testify under oath, but federal statute makes any misleading or false testimony to Congress subject to criminal penalty. "In my opinion, the hired spy did... [Full Article...]

Congress anxious Shankersinh Vaghela's Jan Vikalp will undercut its votes in Gujarat

Congress anxious Shankersinh Vaghela's Jan Vikalp will undercut its votes in Gujarat The new front will support independent candidates who register with it for the upcoming state assembly elections, he said. Vaghela has joined the party which was formed by one of his supporters in the poll bound state. The ruling BJP faces anti-incumbency in Gujarat where it has been in power for over two decades, alongside protests from members of Dalit, Patel and OBC communities. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan school director, teacher gang-rape minor girl; victim critical after abortion

Rajasthan school director, teacher gang-rape minor girl; victim critical after abortion Following the intensive treatment she's had to go through, the victim has is now going through movement disorder where she can not move her hands and limbs, nor has any control over her bowel movements. When the rapists became aware of her pregnancy, she was forcefully taken to a local hospital in the nearby Shahpura town, for abortion. The teenager was raped for two months. [Full Article...]

UP: Std. IX student dies after being 'thrown off' from school building

UP: Std. IX student dies after being 'thrown off' from school building The incident happened in the northern Indian city of Deoria in Uttar Pradesh state. The girl's family alleged she was thrown off by someone and has asked for a detailed investigation into her death. "On the way, she told me that somebody had pushed her off the building", he said. "The father has given a complaint that his child was thrown off". [Full Article...]

PM should stop 'embarrassing' Pakistan with his statements: Ch Nisar

PM should stop 'embarrassing' Pakistan with his statements: Ch Nisar The main opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party made gains but alleged voter irregularities in the eastern city of Lahore , the electoral heartlands of the Sharif family since the 1980s. Who is preventing the prime minister from putting own house in order. It is entitled: "The responsibility to protect and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humani... [Full Article...]

Three held after Georgia Tech protest over police shooting of student

Three held after Georgia Tech protest over police shooting of student Three people were arrested and charged with inciting a riot and battery of an officer, however it is not clear if they were students at the university. "Shoot me!" Schultz appears to shout in the video. Schultz, a fourth-year engineering student, was fatally shot by a campus police officer who was responding to a 911 call made at 11:17 p.m. [Full Article...]

CBI arrests BJD MLA in Odisha chit fund scam

CBI arrests BJD MLA in Odisha chit fund scam Biswal is an MLA from Cuttack-Chowdwar. Earlier in January, the CBI had conducted simultaneous raids at Biswal's residences in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack giving rise speculation to his arrest. Notably, on August 18, the Orissa High Court had granted bail to Seashore Group of Companies CMD Prashant Dash in a chit fund related case. "Now, it is targeting the BJD", Subash Singh, BJD leader said. [Full Article...]

Undocumented Immigrants are Suing Trump over DACA

Undocumented Immigrants are Suing Trump over DACA Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, have been working with Trump to try to compromise on DACA, with border security being a priority for Trump, and one of the reasons protesters showed up at Pelosi's event on Monday. "I understand their frustration - I'm excited by it as a matter of fact - but the fact is, they're completely wrong". The press conference, which Pelosi scheduled with Demo... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose maintains intensity, expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents

Hurricane Jose maintains intensity, expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents The action authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate disaster relief efforts. The storm, which is now heading west-northwest at 9mph (15kmph), is due to cross over the Leeward Islands during Monday night local time. [Full Article...]

Hunt on in Colorado for woman who poops and runs

Hunt on in Colorado for woman who poops and runs Police in Colorado are looking for a woman who is terrorizing a neighborhood by pooping in the yards of people living in the community. "They came screaming, like, 'You're not going to believe this.' They're crying". "It's abnormal, it's not something I've seen in my career", Sgt. Johnathan Sharketti told KKTV. They say the woman could be facing charges of indecent exposure and public defecati... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose producing 'dangerous' surf along East Coast

Hurricane Jose producing 'dangerous' surf along East Coast Jose brings with it risky surf and rip currents expected along the East Coast, including some beach erosion in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. While the center of Jose is expected to stay off from the US East Coast, "swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas, and much of the US east coast", the NHC said. [Full Article...]

California dad pleads not guilty in deaths of his children

California dad pleads not guilty in deaths of his children Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig said that Hodges willfully murdered his three children, Kelvin Hodges, 11, Julia Hodges, 9, and Lucas Hodges, 7 months. He was charged earlier in the day with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 11-year-old Kelvin Hodges, 9-year-old Julie Hodges and Lucas Hodges, almost eight months. [Full Article...]

There's now a real congressional push to block the transgender military ban

There's now a real congressional push to block the transgender military ban Now comes word from Mattis that transgenders can re-enlist in coming months and can continue to serve and enjoy taxpayer-provided medical care. Mattis has until February 21 2018 to present a plan to the White House. McCain in the Friday statement said he will review the study commissioned on how the accession of transgender troops might affect the force when it is completed on or before December ... [Full Article...]

U.S. to deploy 3000 additional troops in Afghanistan

U.S. to deploy 3000 additional troops in Afghanistan Mr Trump did not then give any specifics as to the number of United States troops he would be adding to the 8,400 already deployed in Afghanistan, but on Monday Mr Mattis confirmed it would be over 3,000. The war in Afghanistan turns 16 next month, and is America's longest-ever conflict. The news of the troop deployment to Afghanistan coincided with the US Senate approving a bill that authorises... [Full Article...]

3.8 natural disaster rattles IL town near Kentucky border

3.8 natural disaster rattles IL town near Kentucky border There have been no reports of injuries or damage to buildings, put people living as far away as Bloomington have said they felt the quake. A small natural disaster recorded early Tuesday in IL was felt more than 100 miles away. The government research group defines intensity 5 shaking as moderate, or "felt by almost everyone; many awakened. Unstable objects overturned. Pendulum clocks may stop"... [Full Article...]

Russian gunship fired accidentally at onlookers

Russian gunship fired accidentally at onlookers The week-long drills in Western Russia and neighboring Belarus kicked off last week, with around 13,000 troops, hundreds of tanks, aircraft, warships and other military hardware participating. The Western military district includes north-western Russia and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, all areas where the "Zapad-2017" exercises are focused. [Full Article...]

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Wants to Sack Indian, Jewish Lawyers

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Wants to Sack Indian, Jewish Lawyers In a letter to the judge on Monday, he pleaded with the court to replace attorneys Sapna Mirchandani and Alexandra Yates because he says he can not trust because they are his "political and biological enemies". He later said he'd hoped the slayings would ignite a race war. In the petition filed to the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on September 18, Roof also expressed his concerns over hi... [Full Article...]

Foreign Secretary to resign if May goes soft on Brexit

Foreign Secretary to resign if May goes soft on Brexit Mr Hague's comments, in an article in the Daily Telegraph , came after days of headlines about Government infighting over Brexit. The Prime Minister also tried to reassert herself, saying: "This Government is driven from the front ". Mr Johnson has said Britain should not pay "extortionate sums" to access the single market. Mr Johnson's intervention - and speculation about his future - has d... [Full Article...]

Authorities blindsided by unexpected marriage equality vote fraud

Authorities blindsided by unexpected marriage equality vote fraud Anna Brown, the director of legal advocacy at the Human Rights Law Center, called the postal vote "completely unnecessary", and said, "It's costly, divisive and already causing harm to our community". On Tuesday Abbott said it was unfair that "only one side of this argument can get a respectful hearing", citing backlash on Twitter when Israel Folau said he planned to vote no. [Full Article...]


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