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Ex-US Congressman Weiner sentenced to 21 months for teen 'sexting'

Ex-US Congressman Weiner sentenced to 21 months for teen 'sexting' Prosecutors, seeking two years in prison for Wiener, say the victim's motives are not relevant and that Weiner has displayed a "dangerous level of denial". Prosecutors said, however, that he has promised in the past that he's reformed. The investigation into Weiner's crime also made an impact on the presidential election, as FBI director James Comey announced days before the 2016 election that... [Full Article...]

Trump approves updated travel restrictions on 8 countries

Trump approves updated travel restrictions on 8 countries But because Baghdad is a close ally and supports the presence of large numbers of USA troops and civilians, officials said, the White House opted not to place Iraq on the list. The ban - which initially included Iraq and was accompanied by a 120-day block on all refugees - sparked a political uproar when Mr Trump first announced it on January 27, a week after becoming president. [Full Article...]

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh moves HC against rape conviction

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh moves HC against rape conviction The sentence was passed in a special courtroom set up inside the Sunaria jail where Ram Rahim, the 50-year-old self-proclaimed godman, was lodged after he was convicted. Ram Rahim changed his decision later reportedly under pressure from Honeypreet . Rape convict Gurmeet Singh is also facing a murder trial, which is expected to further increase the trouble for the Dera chief. [Full Article...]

Target boosts minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020

Target boosts minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020 Target's last major wage increase was in 2016, when it moved to a $10 minimum hourly wage in response to a similar move by rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The increase will also apply to the more than 100K hourly team members that Target is hiring for the holiday season. [Full Article...]

McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor' John McCain ridiculed President Donald Trump in a CBS "60 Minutes" interview broadcast on Sunday, saying he was not going to spend his time trying to analyze what the president's plan is, because "he changes his statements nearly on a daily basis". [Full Article...]

Australia Make A Massive Selection Call Ahead Of Must Win ODI

Australia Make A Massive Selection Call Ahead Of Must Win ODI Pandya won his second man-of-the-match award in three games. "Credit to the whole squad for the series win, but the journey stops only after the final game", said Kohli, the top ODI and T20 batsman in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ratings. [Full Article...]

BTS Become First Korean Act To Enter The UK Album Chart

BTS Become First Korean Act To Enter The UK Album Chart BTS' latest EP "Love Yourself Seung Her" debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart on Sunday, setting yet another milestone for the hottest K-pop group of the moment. Whatever happens, this has been an unbelievable run for the K-pop boy band. BTS also became the first Korean act to reach more than 1 billion streams on Spotify. [Full Article...]

Far-right AfD poses limited threat to German politics

Far-right AfD poses limited threat to German politics Josef Schuster, said in a statement issued late Sunday. German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel equated the AfD party with the Nazis, as did Green co-leader Katrin Goering-Eckardt, who told supporters: "There will again be Nazis sitting in parliament". [Full Article...]

Vehicle bomber targets North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Afghanistan

Vehicle bomber targets North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Afghanistan An Afghan official investigates a damaged Danish convoy at the site of a auto bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan September 24, 2017 . Captain William Salvin, a spokesman for NATO's Resolute Support mission, said the Danish soldiers were part of a security team normally engaged in protecting advisers travelling to and from the Afghan military academy near Kabul. [Full Article...]

Shinzo Abe announces plans for $18 billion spending package

Shinzo Abe announces plans for $18 billion spending package Abe is benefiting from improved ratings and opposition disarray, but should he suffer a big loss of seats it could spur a challenge to his leadership from within the LDP. But this has been met with dissent even within Mr Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), as some believe the government needs to be responsible in its goal of realising fiscal health. [Full Article...]

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia had made known its concerns but these had not been reflected in the chairman's statement issued in NY on Saturday. "We expressed grave concerns over such atrocities which have unleashed a full-scale humanitarian crisis that the world simply can not ignore but must be compelled to act on", it added. [Full Article...]

Vogue Celebrates Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Twinkle Khanna And Other Fabulous Women

Vogue Celebrates Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Twinkle Khanna And Other Fabulous Women Padma Lakshmi, the renowned Indian-origin author and actress, was also present at the event and shared a picture that will surely put a smile on your face. "This ones for you @vogueindia", he wrote. Anushka Sharma looked lovely in a gown by Falguni Shane Peacock India. Exclusive photos from the Vogue Women of the Year Awards 2017! Veteran actress Twinkle Khanna who is known as mrsfu... [Full Article...]

New US order extends travel ban to Venezuela, North Korea

New US order extends travel ban to Venezuela, North Korea The second version of the travel ban executive order , which was signed on March 6 and expired on Sunday, put in place a 90-day ban on travel from six majority-Muslim nations: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria , and Yemen. "Making America Safe is my number one priority", President Trump tweeted Sunday evening. Miles Taylor , counselor to acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke , said... [Full Article...]

Can't contact your family in Puerto Rico? Here's what to do

Can't contact your family in Puerto Rico? Here's what to do Hurricane Maria's destructive path through the US territory left at least 10 people dead. As a result the power company abandoned most basic maintenance in recent years, leaving the island subject to regular blackouts. Haiti reported three deaths; Guadeloupe, two; and the Dominican Republic, one. "This storm crushed us from one end of the island to the other", she said. [Full Article...]

Iran unveils new ballistic missile

The prospect of Washington reneging on the deal has anxious some of the United States allies that helped negotiate it, especially as the world grapples with North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile development. On state TV, the launch was shown but still the accurate time of test is unclear. "Not much of an agreement we have!" Trump said Wednesday he had made his decision but was not ye... [Full Article...]

Seventh person arrested in connection with London tube attack

Seventh person arrested in connection with London tube attack British police made a new arrest on Monday in their investigation into a bomb attack on a London underground train earlier this month, bringing the number of people in custody to four. Ahmed Hassan , an 18-year-old from Sunbury, Surrey who had previously been identified as "A", was charged with attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property... [Full Article...]

Brexit, l'appello della May italiani in Gran Bretagna: ''Valore aggiunto, restate''

Brexit, l'appello della May italiani in Gran Bretagna: ''Valore aggiunto, restate'' Ma Londra non intende nemmeno tagliare del tutto i ponti con i suoi ex partner europei. La premier britannica è intervenuta oggi pomeriggio a Firenze per un incontro organizzato sul tema della Brexit . Il Regno Unito sta lasciando l'Ue, certo. Toni concilianti e un'iniezione di ottimismo e fiducia, perché "il futuro - della Gran Bretagna - è radioso". [Full Article...]

BJP's national executive meet begins in Delhi

The meeting will begin with Amit Shah's inaugural address. On the second day, all BJP lawmakers besides its core group leaders and party's senior leadership from states will participate in the national executive meet tomorrow which coincides with the birth anniversary of BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay. [Full Article...]

ULA launches NROL-42 satellite from Atlas V rocket

ULA launches NROL-42 satellite from Atlas V rocket The rocket booster was powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 engine, and the Centaur upper stage was powered by the Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C engine. Due to the classified nature of the mission, ULA coverage ended about four minutes after liftoff, just several seconds after the payload fairing jettisoned. [Full Article...]

A hot and humid Sunday as record-breaking heat continues

A hot and humid Sunday as record-breaking heat continues While Sunday's high temperature in Coldwater as recorded at the Branch County Memorial Airport was 89 degrees at about 3:00 p.m., it was not a record high as it missed the record by two degrees. The city has already hit 93 degrees so far, shattering the old record of 92 degrees for this date, posted back in 1956. This will be right about where we should be for late September, with Thursday's nor... [Full Article...]


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