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Notre Dame QB Kizer looks to recapture joy, magic of 2015
- October 02, 2016

Quarterback DeShone Kizer threw for 471 yards and three touchdowns for Notre Dame (2-3), connecting for two long ones to Equanimeous St. He ran for 49 yards and three more touchdowns. Outside of a strong performance by Brisly Estime returning punts - including a 75-yard return - Syracuse struggled in every aspect on special teams. (more...)
Clinton on combatting terror: 'I know how to do this' Clinton on combatting terror: 'I know how to do this'
- October 02, 2016

Police released a photo of a 28-year-old immigrant wanted for questioning in the blasts. On Saturday, almost 40 people were injured as a result of two blasts in NY and New Jersey as well as a stabbing spree at a mall in Minnesota. Clinton said the attacks were "a serious challenge" that the country can meet in "concert with our values" and said she has been in favor of "tough vetting". (more...)
NZ welcomes MH17 interim report NZ welcomes MH17 interim report
- October 02, 2016

Dutch investigators collect debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which crashed on July 16, 2014. The investigation is expected to yield evidence that will lead to a criminal trial, although a venue for that trial has not yet been chosen. (more...)
Sky customers urged to reset their passwords after Yahoo hack Sky customers urged to reset their passwords after Yahoo hack
- October 02, 2016

Yahoo Inc.is facing a gross negligence lawsuit from a user following the company's announcement detailing the information that was stolen from 500 million accounts in a 2014 hack, according to Reuters. "This could yet be significant and a headache for Verizon in its planned imminent takeover of Yahoo ", he suggested. As a result of the company's "failure to establish and implement basic data security protocols, contrary to Yahoo's guarantees, its users' personal information is now in ... (more...)
Pak army says India 'hiding' casualties in surgical strike
- October 02, 2016

The DG ISPR said the military responded "befittingly" to Indian firing across the Line of Control (LoC). The two countries, who were separated at birth at the end of British colonial rule in 1947, have fought three full-blown wars in the last seven decades - including two over Kashmir. (more...)
UN chief offers to mediate between Pakistan, India over Kashmir issue
- October 02, 2016

Pakistan also captured an Indian soldier on Thursday on its side of the border, but India said this was unrelated to the raid as the man had inadvertently strayed across the frontier. "We are sure that the Indian side would have suffered casualties but it is hiding details in this regard", he said. However, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attack in a statement, calling it "unprovoked and naked aggression" of Indian forces. (more...)
Prince William, Kate to visit military families at children's party
- October 02, 2016

William and Kate have so far kept up with their demanding schedule of engagements in Canada on their own while Prince George , 3, and Princess Charlotte , 16 months, have stayed in Victoria with their nanny, Maria Teresa Borallo. Of course, it's likely a nod to Canada's colors of red and white, but we're hoping the duchess will continue to add a bit more flair into her wardrobe even after she returns home. (more...)
Alert issued against terror strikes; tight vigil on borders
- October 02, 2016

Our capable armed forces is well-prepared to defend the country, he added. "But we live in fear that they're going to have a coup, that jihadists are going to take over the government, they're going to get access to nuclear weapons and you'll have suicide nuclear bombers". (more...)
Exercise restraint regarding use or talk about nuclear weapons: United States to Pakistan
- October 02, 2016

Amid tension in the region, Pakistan and India exchanged fresh fire across the Kashmir border on Saturday. The skirmish in the Akhnoor sector of the International Boundary that caused no casualties came days after India claimed to have conduced deadly surgical strikes at terror launch pads in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. (more...)
Jordanian accused of insulting Islam shot dead outside court
- October 02, 2016

A Jordanian writer and long outspoken critic of Islamic terrorist organizations was shot dead on September 25 in front of the courthouse where he was on trial for posting a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed deemed offensive to Islam. Witnesses confirmed that Nahed was preparing to enter the courthouse when the gunman approached and opened fire. Hattar also did not reveal the source of the cartoon, and as of now, its creator remains anonymous. (more...)
Police release video of El Cajon shooting
- October 02, 2016

Thursday night, those protests turned violent when the crowd attacked police with rocks, bottles and bricks. El Cajon, Calif. police released two short videos of the shooting death of Alfred Olango, on Friday, "for the sake of the well-being of the community", reports USA Today . (more...)
Jamaica braces for Hurricane Matthew Jamaica braces for Hurricane Matthew
- October 02, 2016

Residents of Jamaica, parts of Hispañola, eastern Cuba and the Bahamas are told to be cautious, especially early next week. Matthew is the first Category 5 hurricane since Hurricane Felix in 2007. "While the National Hurricane Center's current forecast predicts Matthew traveling east of Florida, we all know that the track of these storms can quickly change", Scott said. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew now a Category 4 storm; impact to Florida still unclear Hurricane Matthew now a Category 4 storm; impact to Florida still unclear
- October 02, 2016

The NHC now predicts that Matthew will tear across Jamaica before hitting the southern coast of Cuba late Monday or early Tuesday . The National Hurricane Center said it is still too soon to rule out hurricane impacts on Florida because there "remains considerate uncertainty in the models beyond day 3" when the storm is expected to his Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti. (more...)
Syrian Civil Defence volunteer weeps after rescuing baby from rubble in Idlib Syrian Civil Defence volunteer weeps after rescuing baby from rubble in Idlib
- October 02, 2016

Thankfully, they found her alive, though with blood on her head as a result of injury and covered in dust. "Children are not terrorists", she said. Ms Silverton started to present another story following the distressing scenes but tears were seen running down her cheek as viewers took to Twitter to praise her delivery. (more...)
Obama waits impatiently for Bill Clinton on Air Force One Obama waits impatiently for Bill Clinton on Air Force One
- October 02, 2016

I don't think he was naive. "Bill!" Obama said again. Upon being sworn in as Israel's ninth president in 2007, Peres asked the Knesset and the people of Israel, "Permit me to remain an optimist". The funeral drew delegations from 75 countries, and such figures as former President Bill Clinton , President François Hollande of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and King Felipe VI of Spain. (more...)
Tulsa Cop Had Odd 'Distortion' Before Shooting: Lawyer Tulsa Cop Had Odd 'Distortion' Before Shooting: Lawyer
- October 02, 2016

A staff member working for her attorney, Shannon McMurray, confirmed Shelby's plea and said the office had no immediate comment beyond that. Shelby is accused of fatally shooting 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on September 16, after she encountered the man's SUV in the middle of a two-lane roadway while it was still running. (more...)
Princess Charlotte resemblance to the Queen as a child revealed
- October 02, 2016

The outdoor party featured a petting zoo, puppet show and pony rides, but it was a balloon arch that immediately caught the attention of 16-month-old Charlotte , who was overheard by some squealing, " pop! ". While Charlotte and George aren't officially scheduled to make any public appearances during their visit, apart from their arrival, there is chance a boat trip on Saturday afternoon and the official departure will be the best chance to see the whole family. (more...)