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Russian Federation 'deepening divides' at Security Council
- October 09, 2016

Should Russia veto the resolution, "we will never give up simply because it is hard", Ayrault said . China and Angola abstained. New Zealand Ambassador to the United Nations Gerard van Bohemen told the Security Council that Russia's actions were deepening divides within the Council, and had hamstrung efforts to help the situation in Syria. (more...)
GOP defections begin as party grapples with Trump comments
- October 09, 2016

It was the first time Pence had stood on stage as Trump campaigned. "I said it, I was wrong, and I apologize", Trump said in a brief video statement released late Friday night as a number of prominent Republicans distanced themselves yet again from their presidential nominee. (more...)
Flight MH17 was shot down by Russia-made missle say prosecutors Flight MH17 was shot down by Russia-made missle say prosecutors
- October 09, 2016

He gave conflicting answers on the BBC's HardTalk program, saying that "there is nothing to accept or deny" about the verdict until it is final, and that it could be true or could not be. Also, because Russian Federation claims the Joint Investigation Team to be biased and difficulty remains in obtaining all evidence, we again call on all states to support a resolution at the U.N. (more...)
Grenades Seized From Terrorists In Naugam Had 'Pak Markings'
- October 09, 2016

She claimed for over six decades, the UN Security Council resolutions promising a plebiscite under UN auspices to allow the Kashmiri people to determine their destiny, have not been implemented. "I don't think that we need to wait for the Naugam operation to know that there are terrorist organisations in Pakistan that are sending terrorists across to India". (more...)
Man in Custody Believed Connected to German Bomb Plot Plan
- October 09, 2016

Saxony police put out an alert for Albakr and urged anyone with information of his whereabouts to contact authorities. Police officers secure a road in the eastern city of in Chemnitz, Germany, Saturday, Oct. "For an explosive of this type, it was a considerable amount". Authorities didn't say how long Albakr had been in Germany, and Bernhardt said it was unclear whether he was one among the close to 1 million asylum-seekers who entered the country in the past year. (more...)
Non-implementation of Kashmir resolution is UN's failure Non-implementation of Kashmir resolution is UN's failure
- October 09, 2016

Tehmina Janjua said the Pakistan mission has constantly been engaged with the representatives of countries at the United Nations so that the miseries of the Kashmiris could be redressed at the earliest. He added that this policy was followed by every element of power in the country. He also said that violating Indus Waters Treaty will be an "act of war". (more...)
Malaysian doctor, others in humanitarian Gaza mission freed by Israel Malaysian doctor, others in humanitarian Gaza mission freed by Israel
- October 09, 2016

It also said the takeover was carried out in global waters, in order to prevent a breach of the blockade. In the course of their capture, the women persisted in telling the IDF that Israel's interception of their boat was illegal and that they were being taken against their will to Israel. (more...)
Kerry says United States still in 'pursuit of peace' in Syria Kerry says United States still in 'pursuit of peace' in Syria
- October 09, 2016

Possibly even more ominous are reports that Russian Federation is also deploying advanced SA-23 anti-missile systems to Syria. The S-300 anti-missile and anti-aircraft system is a surface-to-air missile that has a range of up to 150 miles. (more...)
Japanese GP: Hamilton walks out on 'disrespectful' media
- October 09, 2016

Championship leader Nico Rosberg turned up the heat on Lewis Hamilton by edging out his title rival to claim pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix. "I don't really plan on sitting here many more times for these kind of things, so my apologies and I hope you guys enjoy the rest of your weekend". (more...)
UK accused of barring non-citizens from advising on Brexit
- October 09, 2016

Some in the markets are blaming trading robots or a fat-fingered typo for the pound's "flash crash". No one is quite sure what happened, with speculation running from the algorithms of trading computers, to comments from French President Francois Hollande, who said that Britain must "suffer" for its Brexit vote as a deterrent to other members of the European Union. (more...)
Notley says no to Trudeau carbon plan unless there's a pipeline
- October 09, 2016

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is dismissing the opposition demands. "Because pollution crosses borders, all provinces must do their part", Trudeau said. Wall emphasized that national carbon pricing won't have an appreciable effect in reducing emissions, and at the same time, will be the most harmful to the Canadian economy. (more...)
NTSB: NJ Transit train sped up seconds before crash
- October 09, 2016

Tracks 1 to 9 will remain out of service as authorities continue to fix damage caused by a train traveling twice the speed limit that smashed through the terminal, killing a Hoboken woman and injuring 108 people. Service on the commuter line into the busy station that connects travelers to trains headed for New York City has been out since. The station was closed since the September 29 crash so crews with the National Transportation Safety Board could investigate the crash. (more...)
Pope celebrates Mass in Georgia's capital Pope celebrates Mass in Georgia's capital
- October 09, 2016

The pontiff and Patriarch Ilia II, the head of the Georgian Church, linked arms as they entered the 11th-century Svetitskhoveli Cathedral to the sound of bells chiming and a choir performing polyphonic chants. "Dear brother", the pope told the patriarch, "let us allow the Lord Jesus to look upon us anew, let us once again experience the attraction of his call to leave everything that prevents us from proclaiming together his presence". (more...)
Mike Pence won't 'condone' or 'defend' Donald Trump's remarks
- October 09, 2016

That led to someone in the crowd yelling, "Not no more!" Trump said, "I was wrong and I apologize", but also defiantly dismissed the revelations as "nothing more than a distraction" from a decade ago. Even as party leaders distanced themselves from their own nominee, Trump vowed to stay in the race and his supporters lashed out at prominent GOPers' lack of support for him. (more...)
Uri Attack Issues: Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir
- October 09, 2016

Aziz accused India of aggravating tension with the neighbouring country along the LoC to divert the attention of the world from the Kashmir issue. Pakistan's army said in a statement that its troops were responding to unprovoked firing by Indian soldiers. (more...)
COAS visits line of control COAS visits line of control
- October 09, 2016

Earlier on his arrival, Sharif was received by Corps Commander Lt-Gen Malik Zafar Iqbal. COAS was given comprehensive briefing on prevalent situation at LoC and operational preparedness of the units and formations. "We expect global community to condemn fabrications by India", he said. He said enemy's strategic misconception or aggression will face strong response from Pakistan. (more...)
Letters: Gas-tax hike a sell-out for N.J.'s middle class
- October 09, 2016

With the announcement that New Jersey leaders have finally struck a deal to modernize the state's badly outdated gas tax , work can soon finally resume to fix and maintain the state's roads and bridges. The state's consistently low gas tax has meant that it's had some of the nation's cheapest gas. "Transparency should be the order of the day to make sure people have the chance to see what's in the piece of legislation, whether they be elected officials here today or whether they're ... (more...)
Downgraded To Category 2 As It Pushes North Into Georgia, South Carolina Downgraded To Category 2 As It Pushes North Into Georgia, South Carolina
- October 09, 2016

Forecasters said Matthew will move directly offshore of SC by Saturday afternoon and likely turn out into the Atlantic Ocean before it can reach North Carolina. In Cumberland County, North Carolina alone, more than 500 people were rescued by crews, the Weather Channel reported. "I just got exhausted of laying where I was laying", he said. (more...)
Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe 'was punched in the face'
- October 09, 2016

He said: "It is playground behaviour and I've apologised to the membership and the party. The door frame took the biggest hit after I was shoved into it". A spokeswoman for French national police said that the incident had not been reported to them and they had no current plans to investigate. Gill, who visited Woolfe on Friday morning, says "it was at one stage touch and go" but Woolfe is now recovering. (more...)
Wildcats shut down Texas Tech in second half for 44-38 win Wildcats shut down Texas Tech in second half for 44-38 win
- October 09, 2016

In the past two seasons, he's been the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week 3 times and he threw for 4,653 yards and 36 touchdowns previous year as a sophomore. "I feel I can throw with anybody in the country". Texas Tech outgained Kansas State 592-335 in total yards. The Wildcats have been one of the best red zone teams over the past few years, including a flawless mark over the final seven games of the 2015 season and again so far in 2016 through three games (20-for-20). (more...)