• Khamenei says Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if USA quits it
Khamenei says Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal if USA quits it

It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. Europe "must refrain from entering into our defense issues", Khamenei said. Mr. Khamenei said: "they must avoid interfering in our defence programme". Why do you have missiles yourselves? "We will not accept the Europeans going along with Amer...

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  • NAFTA talks bog down over U.S. demands as latest round concludes
NAFTA talks bog down over U.S. demands as latest round concludes

Trump withdrew the United States from the TPP - a deal between the USA and 11 other Asia-Pacific nations - shortly after taking office. It's possible that his administration is trying to sabotage the agreement to justify a withdrawal, said Paul Ashworth, the chief U.S.

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  • Trump cites chief-of-staff Kelly's dead son to attack Obama
Trump cites chief-of-staff Kelly's dead son to attack Obama

David Axelrod, a senior adviser to Obama, said, "I don't recall anything moving him more ". Alyssa Mastromonaco, the former Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, cast Trump's statement as a "lie" and called the President "a deranged aninmal".

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  • Oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes near Kenner, several injured
Oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes near Kenner, several injured

A Coast Guard helicopter, along with Coast Guard vessels and boats from local agencies, continued looking for the missing worker. Patrick Courreges at the Department of Natural Resources confirmed to Eyewitness News reporter David Hammer that the owner of the platform is Clovelly Oil Co., based on Poydras Street.

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  • Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018
Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018

Rather, the visit "is likely to form part of a tour of several countries by Mr Trump", reports the paper, and he would likely stay with U.S. ambassador Woody Johnson. From there, the visitor will meet the British prime minister and other prominent politicians at the Houses of Parliament, and may attend a second banquet hosted by London's Lord Mayor...

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  • United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea
United States to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea

Rex Tillerson made an appearance on CNN's State of the Union Sunday, and anchor Jake Tapper cut right to the chase, asking Tillerson to respond to the "castration claim". Even though many have criticized Tillerson, at the very least Corker says he has been instrumental in opening up diplomatic channels with China. "But that's because he does n...

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  • Gurung has links with NE insurgent groups: WB Police
Gurung has links with NE insurgent groups: WB Police

The Additional Director General (law & order) of the state police, Anuj Sharma, has stated that police has information about the supremo of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha , Bimal Gurung , being linked with the Maoists and other North Eastern insurgent groups.

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  • Seven shot dead by unknown gunmen in raid on school in Kenya
Seven shot dead by unknown gunmen in raid on school in Kenya

A key suspect was a senior at the school who was suspended last week after he was found fighting and vowed to take revenge, Kibunja said. He further expressed deep sorrow at the death young innocent Kenyans at Lokichogio Secondary school in Turkana County.

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  • Trump threatens to challenge media's broadcast licenses
Trump threatens to challenge media's broadcast licenses

NBC had earlier posted a story alleging the president told a meeting of national security leaders in July that he wanted "what amounted to a almost tenfold increase in the US nuclear arsenal". It was the second time in a week that NBC had referenced the July meeting. - John Schindler (@20committee) October 11, 2017Now we know why Tillerson cal...

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  • White House chief of staff: 'I'm not quitting today'
White House chief of staff: 'I'm not quitting today'

Reports on his imminent departure are greatly exaggerated, the retired general says. One showed him staring at the floor at a press conference in NY as Trump rambled about "both sides" being to blame for violence at a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough
Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough

The two Palestinian factions will meet again in the Egyptian capital next. The Secretary-General also reiterated that the United Nations stands ready to continue working with Palestinian authorities and the region to support the Government in assuming its responsibilities in Gaza.

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  • Israel to follow U.S., quit UNESCO
Israel to follow U.S., quit UNESCO

A Downing Street spokesman said: "The Government is committed to continued United Kingdom membership of Unesco and to working with other member states in support of its important work". "Universality is critical to UNESCO's mission to strengthen global peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity", she...

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  • Amid Corker Feud, Trump Dismisses Senator's WWIII Warning
Amid Corker Feud, Trump Dismisses Senator's WWIII Warning

GOP trouble: At the National Journal , political analyst Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report writes that Trump went to a "darker place" in his Corker criticism, and he now thinks the GOP majority is in jeopardy not only in the Senate but in the House.

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  • Donald Trump tweets, denounces 25 years of United States policy on North Korea
Donald Trump tweets, denounces 25 years of United States policy on North Korea

On Saturday (Sunday NZT), Trump made a similar comment on Twitter about how negotiations have failed for 25 years and said "only one thing will work" with North Korea . President Trump went further to say "We can not allow this dictatorship to threaten our nation or our allies with unimaginable loss of life", he said to his top military officers...

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  • American Galen Rupp wins men's 2017 Chicago Marathon
American Galen Rupp wins men's 2017 Chicago Marathon

He cracked a smile before crossing the finish line in 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Before Sunday, Khalid Khannouchi was the last American victor when he crossed the finish line first in 2002. Meanwhile, the women were on course-record pace through 10K, clocking 32:28, including Dibaba, Hasay and Florence Kiplagat, the two-time defending cham...

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  • Jeff Sessions' Love Letter to the Religious Right
Jeff Sessions' Love Letter to the Religious Right

Sessions issues the guidance as a result of an executive order Trump signed in May empowering the attorney general to issue religious freedom guidance. The memorandum further stated the DOJ will take the position in all pending and future matters that Title VII does not protect against discrimination on the basis of gender identity or transge...

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  • Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women
Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women

The conflict, of course, is that the rule forces religious employers who may find birth control - or just certain forms of it - morally objectionnable to pay for insurance coverage for it. These include the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the 1964 Civil Rights Act. He made good on that promise last spring when he signed an executive...

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  • Theresa May's British dream is a personal nightmare
Theresa May's British dream is a personal nightmare

May then suggested that she wanted to give a P45 form to Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition Labor Party leader. "If ever the PM needed a metaphor for service and duty and resolution through adversity, that battling performance was it!" "The view of the party, both parliamentary colleagues and activists, is that they regard, correctly, the responsi...

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  • UN Denounces Lack of Humanitarian Access to Myanmar's Rakhine State
UN Denounces Lack of Humanitarian Access to Myanmar's Rakhine State

A small United Nations team visited the crisis-wracked region in majority Buddhist Myanmar in recent days and described witnessing "unimaginable" suffering. It conveyed as much to New Delhi, which in fact led to modifications in India's stance including pressure on Myanmar to rein in the security forces, and humanitarian aid to Bangladesh.

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  • Bump fire stocks found on Las Vegas shooter's guns
Bump fire stocks found on Las Vegas shooter's guns

Danley, through her attorney, said Wednesday that she didn't know Paddock planned to carry out a mass shooting. Authorities are investigating reports that while she was in the Philippines , Paddock wired her $100,000. Employees at two Las Vegas hotels temporarily were using handheld metal detectors to examine bags in response to a man who ...

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  • Ghasemi Says Regional Conditions Draw Turkey And Iran Closer
Ghasemi Says Regional Conditions Draw Turkey And Iran Closer

A Turkish court on Wednesday found 42 former soldiers guilty of trying to kill President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup, and handed majority life sentences in the highest profile case related to the attempted putsch so far. Rouhani said the two countries will work together to counter the disintegration of Iraq and Syria, and to ease ...

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  • National Weather Service: Mild and sunny all day
National Weather Service: Mild and sunny all day

Saturday night - A 50 percent chance of showers. Southwest wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers/thunderstorms. Wind: S 10 miles per hour. Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly before 1 p.m. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

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  • Trump launches personal attack on mayor amid crisis in Puerto Rico
Trump launches personal attack on mayor amid crisis in Puerto Rico

The Trump administration has given Puerto Rico's government "whatever we ask for" in the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, Rossello said. In Washington, the acting US homeland security secretary, Elaine Duke , said yesterday that the federal response has been a good-news story.

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  • USA does not recognise Kurdistan independence referendum
USA does not recognise Kurdistan independence referendum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Iraq's Kurdish region has "thrown itself into the fire" by holding a referendum on independence from Iraq. Regional carriers, including Turkish Airlines, EgyptAir and Lebanon's Middle East Airlines had already announced that they would be suspending their flights serving Iraqi Kurdistan at Baghdad's r...

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  • Twitter called to Capitol Hill to give details on Russian election interference
Twitter called to Capitol Hill to give details on Russian election interference

The company says in a blog post that RT spent $274,100 on ads targeted to markets in the U.S.in 2016. Facebook revealed this month that suspected Russian trolls purchased more than $1,00,000 worth of divisive ads on its platform during the 2016 election cycle, a revelation that has prompted calls from some Democrats for new disclosur...

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  • Ukip elects Henry Bolton as the party's new leader
Ukip elects Henry Bolton as the party's new leader

Waters finished second in the leadership contest. He promised to pressure the government into a hard Brexit . Bolton, 54, is a former police officer and served in the army. Bolton's victory was a shock to nearly all in attendance at the announcement in Torquay. Mr Etheridge was one of a number of UKIP MEPs who had threatened to quit the part...

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  • Fmr. USC Assistant Coach Makes First Court Appearance
Fmr. USC Assistant Coach Makes First Court Appearance

Athletic Director Mike Holder said in a statement Wednesday OSU was working with federal authorities and would "coordinate with the NCAA as we move forward with looking into this matter to the fullest extent". That's what he says. Evans' next hearing is October 10 in NY. If Evans were terminated after Saturday, then, it would seem Oklahoma Stat...

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  • Trump Administration Waives Shipping Restriction For Puerto Rico
Trump Administration Waives Shipping Restriction For Puerto Rico

The lack of electricity has also hugely impacted Puerto Rico's clean water supply, and many areas now have no or very limited access. The Trump administration had said a waiver was not needed for Puerto Rico because there were enough USA -flagged ships available to ferry goods to the island.

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  • Trump 'not happy' with reports of Price travel
Trump 'not happy' with reports of Price travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The committee sent a letter to Price asking that he "identify each usage of a private, non-commercial aircraft by a non-career official" by October 10.

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  • Interpol admits State of Palestine
Interpol admits State of Palestine

Global police agency Interpol voted Wednesday to include Palestine as a member state, in a new boost to Palestinian efforts for worldwide recognition and influence amid long-stalled negotiations with Israel for full statehood. Set up nearly a century ago, Interpol was created to help countries share police intelligence and cooperate against crime c...

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  • Spain's State Prosecutor Says Detention of Catalan President Possible
Spain's State Prosecutor Says Detention of Catalan President Possible

They remain determined to hold the vote, saying the regional assembly in Barcelona will declare independence within 48 hours of a "yes" victory. It is cracking down on organizers by threatening them with prosecution. Faced with these actions, the separatist leaders of this wealthy northeastern region of Spain, home to around 7.5 million people, h...

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  • Prince Harry Attends Invictus Games In Canada
Prince Harry Attends Invictus Games In Canada

The prince jumped into the passenger seat of the miniature vehicle that was driven around the children's track by Daimy Gommers, the Telegraph reported. As the players changed ends after each game, Harry and Meghan chatted with fans seated near them. Rumors swirled that Harry popped the question on their African holiday this past summer, but th...

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  • Boy, 8, hammered to death to protect his sister from sexual abuse
Boy, 8, hammered to death to protect his sister from sexual abuse

Dante Daniels caught his mother's ex-boyfriend Deandre Chaney Jr . He was declared brain dead and died six days after the incident. Investigators say at some point, Chaney Jr. Chaney was found in Nevada on September 2. After the assault, cops say Chaney stole the family's vehicle and fled the scene. Salone and Danae survived, but they hav...

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  • Russian lieutenant-general killed in ISIS shelling in Syria
Russian lieutenant-general killed in ISIS shelling in Syria

The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday the general had been killed by shelling near Deir al-Zor. "U.S. Special Operations Forces units enable U.S. Human Rights Watch said Monday the attack raises concerns that the US -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group did not take "adequate precautions to minimize civilian casualties".

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  • Hurricane Maria : Jennifer Lopez donates a million dollars to Puerto Rico - Gala
Hurricane Maria : Jennifer Lopez donates a million dollars to Puerto Rico - Gala

He didn't tweet once about Puerto Rico , where citizens have been largely without power, water or means of communication since Maria hit Wednesday as a Category 5 hurricane . Anybody we've have called is right there asking what they can do. Rains from Hurricane Maria have put the dam in danger of collapsing. Donald Trump has been criticis...

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