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Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail

Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov made the comments to reporters in a conference call ahead of Huntsman presenting his diplomatic credentials to President Vladimir Putin later on Tuesday. The campaign has yet to officially open. The Kremlin on Tuesday warned supporters of detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny not to hold unsanctioned rallies, saying the organizers of such events would be pro... [Full Article...]

Iran, Oman Move to Strengthen Links

Iran, Oman Move to Strengthen Links Muhammad Javed Zarif met wurg Omani officials on Monday. He left Muscat for Qatar's capital of Doha on Monday night. During his daylong visit, Zarif was scheduled to meet other Omani officials and discuss bilateral ties, banking relations, energy and the latest developments in the Iraqi Kurdistan, IRNA reported . [Full Article...]

European Union says Brexit talks still stuck on question of United Kingdom exit bill

European Union says Brexit talks still stuck on question of United Kingdom exit bill The European Union says not enough progress has been made in Brexit discussions with Britain, particularly over what London has to pay as part of its departure, to allow discussions to move onto future trade arrangements. "There are still serious divergences - especially on the financial settlement", Barnier said. The parliamentary resolution called for postponing any move to widen the talks w... [Full Article...]

MH370's enduring mystery 'almost inconceivable', report says

MH370's enduring mystery 'almost inconceivable', report says After losing radio communication with the mainland nearly immediately after takeoff, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is generally thought to have flown on for hours, drifting thousands of miles off course before falling into the Southern Indian Ocean west of the Australian coast. [Full Article...]

Home Sec Amber Rudd: 'Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?'

Home Sec Amber Rudd: 'Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?' The tightening of the law around viewing terrorist material is part of a review of the government's counterterrorism strategy following the increasing frequency of terrorist attacks in Britain this year. During her speech, Rudd also announced that selling highly corrosive substances to under 18s will be made illegal. "Acid attacks are absolutely revolting", Rudd said. [Full Article...]

North Korean ship smuggling huge weapons cache seized in Egypt

North Korean ship smuggling huge weapons cache seized in Egypt The Post cited U.S. officials and Western diplomats familiar with the findings who remained anonymous. Egyptian officials were notified about the suspicious vessel, but it was intended for them. "Egyptian authorities indeed confiscated the shipment and destroyed it in the presence of a team of experts from the 1718 committee overseeing the UNSC sanctions on North Korea" said the foreign ministr... [Full Article...]

Nearly 400000 Texans' insurance at risk after Congress fails to renew CHIP

Nearly 400000 Texans' insurance at risk after Congress fails to renew CHIP We are hopeful that Congress will act, and hopefully act quickly to restore the program's funding. Though the Senate will hold a markup on the reauthorization on Wednesday , its passage remains uncertain. "It would be tragic if our hundreds of children lose their insurance coverage and "may not" have the resources available to their families for needed pediatric medical care and dental care alo... [Full Article...]

U.S. weighs $13 bln in disaster aid for Puerto Rico, others

U.S. weighs $13 bln in disaster aid for Puerto Rico, others Almost two weeks after the fiercest hurricane to hit the island in 90 years, some residents got cell phone service back on Sunday. One local deputy fire chief is now in Puerto Rico and is doing everything he can to help the victims of Maria. [Full Article...]

USA envoy to Japan says military action against N Korea unlikely

USA envoy to Japan says military action against N Korea unlikely Early last month, North Korea tested what it claims to have been a hydrogen bomb underground - it's sixth nuclear test and first since Trump took office. The US and North Korea have ramped up their rhetoric about one another as Pyongyang continues to develop its nuclear weapons program. But national security analysts have said there is no viable military option at this point without risking ... [Full Article...]

One dead as Kenyan opposition supporters protest in streets

One dead as Kenyan opposition supporters protest in streets At least one person was killed and several others injured as businesses remained shut on Monday when supporters of Kenya's opposition engaged police during protests to press for electoral reforms. The envoys also said the growing list of political demands, inflammatory rhetoric, and boycott threats undermine the IEBC's ability to carry out its constitutionally-mandated job to hold a new election. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran

Turkey's Chief Of General Staff Holds Talks In Theran The president said that Iran and Turkey, as two Muslim states in the region, face regional threats such as terrorism, insecurity and instability, adding: "In order to overcome these threats and in line with the common interests, the relations and cooperation of Tehran and Ankara should be strengthened". [Full Article...]

Russia's online ads created to stoke US' social divide

Russia's online ads created to stoke US' social divide Facebook didn't release the ads publicly, but as it has said previously the ads weren't tied to individual candidates. Still, he said it was possible Facebook would find more Russia-linked US ads as it continues to investigate. Among the other Facebook ads shared with lawmakers are those featuring photos of Hillary Clinton behind what appear to be prison bars. The company in part blamed its mass... [Full Article...]

Five people arrested after suspected homemade bomb discovered in exclusive Paris suburb

Five people arrested after suspected homemade bomb discovered in exclusive Paris suburb Police discovered two gas cylinders in the hallway of a building in the city's western 16th district in the early hours of Saturday morning and two others on the pavement outside. The incident came the same weekend as a deadly stabbing in the French port city of Marseille . "(Police) services are investigating", Collomb said. [Full Article...]

Gareth Bale out of Ireland game

Gareth Bale out of Ireland game The Real Madrid attacker suffered a calf strain against Borussia Dortmund last week in the Champions League, and has been ruled out for global duty. The Real Madrid ace has a muscle problem that kept him out of club action against Espanyol on Sunday. A win over Georgia and a draw in Cardiff will guarantee a place in the play-offs for next year's finals in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

BJP's 15-day march in Kerala to take on CPI(M)

BJP's 15-day march in Kerala to take on CPI(M) BJP workers were victims of "political murders", he added. More than 120 BJP and RSS workers have been murdered in Kerala so far. Fourteen people were killed in Kannur since the CPI (M) came to power a year ago, the BJP said Monday. Mr. Shah inagurated the " padayatra " at a public function attended by a host of BJP leaders and leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The BJP President, who... [Full Article...]

Honeypreet Insan, Ram Rahim's daughter likely to surrender before court

Honeypreet Insan, Ram Rahim's daughter likely to surrender before court Meanwhile, Honeypreet, who is absconding since August 25, is likely to surrender in Panchkula court today. The police had issued a lookout notice against Honeypreet and she had gone underground. Haryana Police's IG, law and order, AS Chawla, said that Honeypreet was arrested by Haryana Police on Patiala Road after they were tipped off about she travelling in a Toyota Innova auto. [Full Article...]

Love Jihad: SC to examine if HC can annul marriage

Love Jihad: SC to examine if HC can annul marriage The apex court said that it would examine the question as to whether the Kerala High Court can annul the marriage of a Muslim man with a Hindu woman, who had converted to Islam before tying the nuptial knot, by exercising its power under the writ jurisdiction. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour 'unfit to govern'

Theresa May: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour 'unfit to govern' In his speech to the Conservative conference today, Hammond suggested Labour would make the United Kingdom like North Korea, Zimbabwe, Cuba or Venezuela. "The British people have chosen independence over integration and as we implement their decision, we must use that independence in our nation's best interest to protect our jobs, to strengthen our economy and to safeguard our prosperity". [Full Article...]

Musicians react to the Las Vegas shooting at the Jason Aldean concert

Musicians react to the Las Vegas shooting at the Jason Aldean concert Concert goers at first thought it was fireworks near the end of the show. "It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what would have been a fun night". People starting fleeing in the crowd. "People were just dropping to the ground". "The gunfire never ended, it seemed like it went on and on and on". [Full Article...]

Australia mourns with US: PM on shooting

Australia mourns with US: PM on shooting The fire department and law enforcement have set up a Family Assistance center for these families in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center . Several years ago, she told The Associated Press she was concerned about the emergence of new technologies that could retrofit firearms to make them fully automatic. [Full Article...]


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