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Russian Federation urges U.S. to continue cooperation on Syria settlement Russian Federation urges U.S. to continue cooperation on Syria settlement
- October 04, 2016

Kerry also spoke with Lavrov Thursday morning and was "just as candid and blunt today", Kirby said. Russian Federation is backing the intensive campaign launched by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to capture Aleppo's rebel-held eastern sector. (more...)
Suspect shot by officers probing report of armed man
- October 04, 2016

The LAPD says 18-year old Carnell Snell Jr. was shot Saturday after he ran from a vehicle that was being pursued by police. When it was pulled over he fled into a house on the Los Angeles street where he lived. Snell's gun was fully loaded with one round in the chamber but was not fired, Beck said. A group of people protested outside Beck's news conference, chanting, "No justice, no peace, no racist police". (more...)
Flight Safety Foundation Urges Independent Criminal Probe of MH17 Shoot-Down
- October 04, 2016

The Russian ambassador was called Friday to the foreign ministry in The Hague over statements that the Dutch say question the office's "professionalism, integrity and independence". The interim report confirmed a Buk missile was launched from a 500m by 600m patch of farmland near Pervomaiskyi in Ukraine, just outside the village of Snizhne in area controlled by Russian separatists. (more...)
Police rescue missing teen after finding three bodies
- October 04, 2016

Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends of the victims' teenage daughter. "Doesn't happen here." On Saturday, police responded to a Fullerton home after receiving a 911 call from a 6-year-old girl that her parents had died. (more...)
Britain's May says Scotland will have no veto over Brexit talks
- October 04, 2016

A SNP spokesman said: "Ms Davidson seems to have forgotten that the people of Scotland rejected this Tory government just as they have rejected them for six decades". Meanwhile, the Tories have claimed that SNP tax plans will impose a £1 billion " Scotland surcharge" on families and businesses across the country. (more...)
British PM May says Scotland will have no veto over Brexit British PM May says Scotland will have no veto over Brexit
- October 04, 2016

But the Prime Minister put the issue at the heart of her opening speech to the Conservative conference in Birmingham, telling delegates: "We will decide for ourselves how we control immigration". Meanwhile, the Tories have claimed that SNP tax plans will impose a £1 billion " Scotland surcharge" on families and businesses across the country. (more...)
Search operation called off after baramulla attack militants escape
- October 04, 2016

Russia's Ambassador to New Delhi Alexander M Kadakin also said his country had always been with India in fighting cross-border terrorism. Pakistan has vociferously denied any such attack but claimed that that cross-border shelling had killed two of its soldiers. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew Bears Down on Caribbean, US Partially Evacuates Guantanamo Base
- October 04, 2016

The country is the poorest in the Americas, home to nearly 11 million people, many living in fragile housing. By Monday afternoon, 14 inches of rain had already been reported in Cabo Rojo, Dominican Republic. "Some of us will die but I pray it won't be a lot", he said. What will ultimately determine how close Matthew comes to the East Coast involves the timing and strength of large-scale weather systems spinning over the USA and the Atlantic, according to weather.com. (more...)
'Angry' French education minister hits back at Pope Francis 'Angry' French education minister hits back at Pope Francis
- October 04, 2016

Nobody chooses a gender identity. This has been repeatedly denied by the socialist government. "But that doesn't mean I wouldn't visit big countries like Portugal or France, I don't know", he said. "I have never found anything resembling gender theory and I have never heard anything resembling it coming out of their school". While attention must be paid, he said, "in each case welcome, accompany, discern and integrate them" into the life of the church. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn rejects Lord Mitchell's claims over anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn rejects Lord Mitchell's claims over anti-Semitism
- October 04, 2016

A meeting of the party's ruling National Executive Committee failed to make progress on Saturday night on proposals - backed by MPs and deputy leader Tom Watson - for elections to the shadow cabinet. Meanwhile in his latest call for party unity, Corbyn is expected to say: "The central task for the whole Labour party is to rebuild trust and support to win the next general election and form the next government". (more...)
Hungary's Orban seen staying on migrant issue after EU vote
- October 04, 2016

But after a campaign in which government billboards and TV campaign linked migrants with "terrorism" and crime, the ballot was declared invalid with only 40.1 percent casting valid votes, well below the 50-percent minimum. Comparing immigration to "poison", Orban has emerged as a standard-bearer within the European Union opposing providing asylum to refugees, as the bloc battles its worst migration crisis since World War II. (more...)
Search operation on in Gurdaspur border belt; BSF foils infiltration Search operation on in Gurdaspur border belt; BSF foils infiltration
- October 04, 2016

The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a intrusion bid by terrorists from neighboring Pakistan in Gurdaspur early today morning. According to reports, a BSF's patrolling party near BSF's Chakri post suspected movement near worldwide border and challenged the intruders but upon not receiving any response they opened fire to eliminate the possible intruders. (more...)
Balotelli agrees with Italy snub Balotelli agrees with Italy snub
- October 04, 2016

And Raiola, who insisted that Balotelli has huge talent, is of the opinion that the 26-year-old had the potential to have won five Ballon d'Ors if he had the mind-set of Ibrahimovic. The late drama came after Lorient had pegged back Nice after they had taken a lead through Ricardo Pereira's low strike, which goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte should have kept out on 11 minutes. (more...)
Italian reporter claims to learn writer Elena Ferrante's ID Italian reporter claims to learn writer Elena Ferrante's ID
- October 04, 2016

But can that approach reveal the identity of a globally popular author? Ms Ferrante, the author of My Brilliant Friend and three other books in a series that explore the lifelong friendship of two girls starting in post-war Naples, has gained a loyal following. (more...)
First Americans to Sue Saudi Arabia (That didn't take long)
- October 04, 2016

The next day, top lawmakers expressed regret over the override vote and pledged to look for a way to tighten the bill, which could now allow foreign entities more power to sue the USA government, corporations and other citizens in court. There's a big difference between rogue Saudi government officials and Saudi clerics supporting terror acts and the ruling Saudi family's government officially sanctioning such acts. (more...)
Taliban fighters enter Kunduz, mount assault Taliban fighters enter Kunduz, mount assault
- October 04, 2016

Military helicopters flew overhead and gunfire could be heard in Kunduz, where a year ago to the day, Afghan troops backed by US air strikes and special forces battled to drive out Taliban who had raised their flag in the city center. Army Brig. The US military spokesman in Afghanistan, Brig Gen Charles Cleveland, said the Kunduz situation is being monitored but the global alliance is not seeing evidence "to support the reports that Kunduz is under significant attack". (more...)
President Vladamir Putin suspends nuclear deal with US President Vladamir Putin suspends nuclear deal with US
- October 04, 2016

In a decree published on Monday, Russia froze an agreement to dispose of surplus plutonium because of "a drastic change in circumstances, the appearance of a threat to strategic stability due to unfriendly actions of the United States toward Russia". (more...)
Supreme Court Order On Punishment My Biggest Victory: Neelam Katara Supreme Court Order On Punishment My Biggest Victory: Neelam Katara
- October 04, 2016

Hence, they were given a 25-year jail term whereas a normal life term lasts 14 years. The court also sentenced the third convict, Sukhdev Pehalwan to 20 years in prison. But it had also rejected a petition by Neelam Katara that they be given the death penalty. In 2008, a trial court convicted both the Yadavs for murdering Katara but in 2014, the Delhi high court upheld the conviction. (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire, shells LoC with 120 mm mortar bombs
- October 04, 2016

Earlier, Pakistan targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor tehsil late Sunday evening.Pakistan has stepped up cross-border firing after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). (more...)
Hurricane Matthew Bearing Down on Islands, Still a Category 4
- October 04, 2016

Latest predictions show Matthew moving nearly parallel to the coast and staying offshore. Thousands of Haitians live in ramshackle homes that will not stand up to the storm's winds, and about 55,000 people still live in tents after previous storms and earthquakes. (more...)