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Austria Face Cover Ban Comes Into Effect

Austria Face Cover Ban Comes Into Effect On Sunday, a Muslim woman wearing a niqab facial veil, which only leaves the eyes uncovered, was seen being told to remove her veil by two police officers in Zell am See, a city south of Saltzburg. Many Austrian Muslim groups have criticized the ban. Carla Amina Baghajati from the Austrian Islamic Religious Community says women wearing burkas have been criminalised. [Full Article...]

500 people have already evacuated from the Vanuatu island of Ambae

500 people have already evacuated from the Vanuatu island of Ambae Vanuatu called for worldwide help through the FRANZ partnership, which groups France, Australia and New Zealand, and aims to evacuate the island by October 6. Small lava flows were also observed near the small craters, and into the lake. The Council of Ministers (CoM) announced the entire island evacuation and agreed to stop the movement of people to Ambae. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico supply chain breaks down: Thousands of supply containers sit idle

Puerto Rico supply chain breaks down: Thousands of supply containers sit idle The enhanced NYPA team in Puerto Rico will now exceed 20 energy and construction logistics experts, as well as two drone pilots from the Department of Environmental Conservation. I can assure you that those are not FEMA containers. He went on to mention his upcoming visit to the island next Tuesday, and says "Wish press would treat fairly!" The infrastructure is so broken that it has made it a... [Full Article...]

Active shooter reported at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas

Active shooter reported at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas Hollywood Reporter claimed that the shooter was firing from a balcony. There was no immediate word on victims or suspects. Video on Twitter showed concert goers screaming, then running for safety. Several roads in the area were being shut down and police were telling people in the area to barricade inside. Police are blocking Las Vegas Blvd at Tropicana. [Full Article...]

Trump slams Puerto Rico leadership over hurricane response

Trump slams Puerto Rico leadership over hurricane response In a series of tweets , he also slammed " Fake News CNN and NBC", which he said "are going out of their way to disparage our great First Responders as a way to 'get Trump .'" He said their reports were not fair to the responders or their efforts. [Full Article...]

Trump and White House Keep Up Attacks On San Juan Mayor

Trump and White House Keep Up Attacks On San Juan Mayor Trump's administration has tried in recent days to combat the perception that he failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction and has given the US commonwealth less attention than he'd bestowed on states like Texas, Louisiana and Florida after they were hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. [Full Article...]

Sadness and dismay: how Spain views the Catalan independence vote

Sadness and dismay: how Spain views the Catalan independence vote They first tried to disperse the crowds by firing warning shots, "but when they saw it wasn't working, they used this", said Jon Marauri, a 22-year-old emergency worker, holding rubber bullets. Catalonia, a wealthy region of 7.5 million people in north-eastern Spain, has its own language and culture. At least one woman was injured outside the building, wheeled away on a stretcher by paramedics. [Full Article...]

J&K: 2 children killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch

J&K: 2 children killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch India is retaliating "strongly and effectively" and firing is still on, officers said. Meanwhile, in Keran sector, security forces have foiled an infiltration bid. The exchange of fire between the two resulted in the death of two innocent civilians while five others were injured. Exchange of gunfire between the two sides was on when reports last came in. [Full Article...]

Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'

Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership' Rosselló said that the Defense Department had increased its footprint on Puerto Rico to 6,400 people from roughly 4,600 two days earlier, with more coming, and that other federal agencies were also sending more staff to aid in the island's recovery from Hurricane Maria , which smashed through the island on September 20. [Full Article...]

Celebs Slam Trump for His Response to San Juan Mayor's Plea

Celebs Slam Trump for His Response to San Juan Mayor's Plea Presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said 10,000 government workers, including more than 7,000 troops, were helping Puerto Rico recover. His mother and sister live on the island. In the nearby fishing town of Catano, authorities said they would open a distribution point over the weekend to hand out food and water, almost two weeks after the hurricane hit. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin Says FEMA Doing 'A Terrific Job' in Puerto Rico

Mnuchin Says FEMA Doing 'A Terrific Job' in Puerto Rico Hispanic Federation launched Unidos, a disaster-relief fund for Puerto Rico and Mexico. " We are dying , and you are killing us with the inefficiency", Cruz said at a news conference, her voice breaking with rage. He says Trump was responding after the San Juan mayor criticized him for not doing enough - when in fact, Mulvaney says, "the progress is there, and the effort is there". [Full Article...]

Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets

Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets In a tweet Friday morning, Trump cited Rossello, who had just told CNN, "The administration has responded to our petitions", as evidence he and his administration "delivered" for the island. Even Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who has emerged as a key advisor to Donald Trump on Latin America issues, publicly urged the president to move faster and put the USA military in charge of r... [Full Article...]

U.S. in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson

U.S. in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson In an extraordinary tweet that appears to put the President at loggerheads with his Secretary of State over a key USA policy, Mr Trump indicated he had little faith in Rex Tillerson's diplomatic efforts to defuse the North Korea situation. "This is exactly the right course and a courageous step", German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. In early August, Trump warned the United States would ... [Full Article...]

Navy plane from MS crashes in Tennessee

Navy plane from MS crashes in Tennessee The incident is under investigation by the Chief of Naval Air Training, the statement said . According to the reports, the T-45 is used to train all the U.S. "Their status is unknown at this time", they said in the release. The Tennessee National Guard and the National Guard Public Affairs office in Virginia told WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tenn., it wasn't one of their planes. [Full Article...]

Two women stabbed to death in terror attack in Marseille

Two women stabbed to death in terror attack in Marseille The train station was evacuated and police cordoned off the area. Terror returned to haunt France on Sunday as two women were stabbed to death in an attack at Marseilles train station. 'I salute the military and the police officers who responded with cold blood and efficiency'. About 7,000 French soldiers patrol major tourist sites, places of worship, train stations and airports across Franc... [Full Article...]

The United States has "channels of communication" with North Korea

The United States has This was the first time the Trump administration acknowledged it was in direct communication with Pyongyang. "We have lines of communication with Pyongyang". Tillerson said the Trump administration has "three channels" open with the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . [Full Article...]

New Federal NDP Leader

New Federal NDP Leader Singh fundraised the most money out of any candidate and his campaign said it registered 47,000 new party members during the leadership race. "If I was a Liberal. Lebel announced in June he was quitting federal politics after almost a decade in the House of Commons. "The values that guide me today, and will continue to guide me as federal leader, are the progressive, social democratic values r... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty

Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty Siti Aisyah, 25, from Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong, 29, from Vietnam, are charged with having "common intention" with four North Koreans still at large to kill Kim Jong Nam in the departure hall of Kuala Lumpur International Airport's budget airline terminal on February 13. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells Rex Tillerson North Korea negotiations are "waste of time"

Donald Trump tells Rex Tillerson North Korea negotiations are President Donald Trump tweeted about "Little Rocket Man" again on Sunday. A second tweet followed that read, "Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" Kim succeeded his father, Kim Jong Il, as North Korean leader in 2011, during Obama's administration. [Full Article...]

HURRICANE MARIA: Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow response to aid

HURRICANE MARIA: Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow response to aid ET. Since Hurricane Maria's landfall, FEMA delivered more than 1.5 million meals and 1.1 million litres of water to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, as of September 25th. Still, the fight over relief money became politicized and contentious, with numerous Republicans voting against a delayed relief bill. She also tore into Trump for using his Twitter account to punch down on some... [Full Article...]


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