World

World Ghana held by Uganda as World Cup hopes fade
Author: 0 Ghana held by Uganda as World Cup hopes fade

The 22-year-old has had a slow start to the new Premier League season, making one appearance and lasting only nine minutes in City's opening day defeat to Arsenal. The Black Stars had a goal wrongly ruled out for offside when Daniel Amartey, who captained the side, headed home from a free-kick, only for the linesman's flag to go up.

World Trump to late-night comedians: Your jokes about me are
Author: 0 Trump to late-night comedians: Your jokes about me are "unfunny"

He later tweeted, " More and more people are suggesting that Republicans (and me) should be given Equal Time on T.V. when you look at the one-sided coverage?" The president wrote: " Late Night host [s] are dealing with the Democrats for their very " unfunny " & repetitive material, always anti-Trump!" Trump - who has taken umbrage in the past over "unfunny" jokes about him, especially on Saturday Night Live - seemed in his tweets to be referencing an FCC rule stipulating that ...

World Trump Reaches Out to Democrats in Bid for 'Great' Health Law
Author: 0 Trump Reaches Out to Democrats in Bid for 'Great' Health Law

Trump wrote on Twitter. "The initial reaction among some Republicans was consternation, even though they didn't know the upshot of the call", Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan report for Axios . Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., who have been discussing a limited bipartisan deal to stabilize state-level markets for individual health insurance policies.

World London police arrest man after auto hits, injures pedestrians near museum
Author: 0 London police arrest man after auto hits, injures pedestrians near museum

The driver has been arrested while paramedics are treating the injured. The police statement said officers were on the scene and that London Ambulance Service had been called. BBC reporter Chloe Hayward was leaving the Natural History Museum as the incident happened. "A number of pedestrians have been injured", it said.

Author: 0 Turkish, Russian armed forces to ensure safety in Syria's Idlib: Erdogan

Responding to journalists' questions after the televised speech, Erdogan said: "The Free Syrian Army is leading an operation in Idlib right now", referring to moderate rebel groups in Syria. Mr Erdogan said Turkish troops were not yet inside Idlib. "Russia will be protecting outside the borders (of the Idlib region) and we will handle inside", he said.

World Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir
Author: 0 Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest while JKLF chief Yasin Malik was arrested from his residence to prevent them from leading protests. So far, the mobs have only beaten up innocent people after alleging they were braid choppers. As the protesters tried to march towards main road, police swung into action and detained dozens of protesters including Sheikh Abdul Rashid and Bashir Kashmiri.

World Parts of the Swedish journalist's body were found
Author: 0 Parts of the Swedish journalist's body were found

His body was found in Copenhagen! Her torso had also been weighed down when it was found, also in Koge Bay. Wall was last seen alive in August entering a homemade submarine, the UCS Nautilus, with its owner and builder, a Danish inventor named Peter Madsen.

World Turkey hands life sentences to 40 over Erdogan death plot
Author: 0 Turkey hands life sentences to 40 over Erdogan death plot

However, some commentators have cast doubt on Erdogan's account of imminent danger, given that the "assassination team" arrived at the hotel long after he had left, according to the parliamentary commission that investigated the coup plot. Emphasising joint fight in Syria against ISIL and al-Nusra Front, Erdoğan said: "I am sure that as the result of this fight, we will help the oppressed Syrian people and common efforts to defend all the oppressed people of the world is our duty".

World Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria as violence intensifies
Author: 0 Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria as violence intensifies

Assad regime forces yesterday reached Mayadin, one of the last two important Isis-held cities in the country, while US-backed forces were on the verge of completing the recapture of Raqqa, the one-time Isis capital. The Syrian military shelled Mayadeen overnight and Syrian and Russian warplanes have conducted hundreds of strikes, it said. As a result of an air strike more than 60 foreign mercenaries from the former Soviet Union, Tunisia, and Egypt were killed south of Deir Ezzor.

World Costa Rica Mourns Victims as Tropical Storm Nate Threatens Mexico
Author: 0 Costa Rica Mourns Victims as Tropical Storm Nate Threatens Mexico

REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate People walk near Tiribi river flooded by heavy rains of Tropical Storm Nate that affects the country in San Jose, Costa Rica October 5, 2017. Mexico has issued a yellow alert in eight municipalities of Quintana Roo before the storm approaches on Friday night. The chances of Honduras to hit the main event of the 2018 World Cup in connection with the defeat of Panama increased slightly.

World CIA: Kim Jong Un a 'Rational Actor,' not a Trump 'Madman'
Author: 0 CIA: Kim Jong Un a 'Rational Actor,' not a Trump 'Madman'

Doan and Siti Aisyah, 25, an Indonesian, allegedly approached Mr Kim at the airport's departure hall and smeared the VX nerve agent on his face. Based on his reading, he said, "An individual who is exposed to VX within the right dosage and the right penetration route will die within minutes".

World Diwali has come early due to changes in GST rules: PM Modi
Author: 0 Diwali has come early due to changes in GST rules: PM Modi

New lease of life was added to Alang, steps were taken for the welfare of the labourers working there. Not only will PM Modi relive childhood memories but will also share them with people of Vadnagar. "There shall be a public meeting in Chotila after which I will go to Gandhinagar, where a new building of IIT will be dedicated to the nation", the tweet added.

World U.S. tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms similar to mysterious attacks
Author: 0 U.S. tourists back from Cuba claim symptoms similar to mysterious attacks

The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 Cuban diplomats to protest Cuba's failure to protect staff at the U.S. Embassy in the communist country, just days after Washington recalled more than half the U.S. But, if verified, the claims in the statement from the State Department would mark a dramatic escalation of the ongoing mystery that has vexed USA investigators and so far only affected government personnel.

World New Information Comes To Light About Lives Of Vegas Victims
Author: 0 New Information Comes To Light About Lives Of Vegas Victims

The groups said they know what the victims in Las Vegas are going through, and what the recovery process will be like for them. The heroes, according the the newspaper, ranged from people who attended the country music concert helping other concertgoers who were hurt, using belts and bandanas as tourniquets, or helping others escape the bloody scene.

World Trump's administration deleted data on Puerto Rico's crisis from FEMA's website
Author: 0 Trump's administration deleted data on Puerto Rico's crisis from FEMA's website

As people in towns across the island of nearly 3.5 million American citizens sat in the dark without electronic communication, fuel, cash, safe drinking water or medical treatment, Trump talked of how "very proud" Puerto Rico should be that its death toll was just 16, compared with "thousands" (actually, 1,833) from the " real catastrophe " of Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in 2005.

Author: 0 Two Texas Republicans in Congress open door to "bump stock" ban

Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, said the ban "makes sense", and Wisconsin Sen. In wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, California Sen. Even the NRA, aware of rising emotions after Las Vegas, called on the government Thursday to review whether special devices such as the Nevada shooter used should be subject to further regulation.

World Mulvaney quickly walks back Trump vow to wipe out Puerto Rico debt
Author: 0 Mulvaney quickly walks back Trump vow to wipe out Puerto Rico debt

Mr Trump stood before residents at a church and distributed food before he began hurling paper towels into the crowd. Gutierrez said he wants to see a massive airlift to get Puerto Ricans to safety while the island rebuilds. "What you're seeing is a mirage", Gutierrez, D-Ill., said of conditions in San Juan. But you would certainly know someone who can, without a doubt, offend the sensibilities and sensitivities of (most) people across the world - Donald Trump .

World Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?
Author: 0 Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?

The "bump stock" devices are sold as attachments for semi-automatic weapons, allowing the user to fire at higher speeds approaching a fully automatic weapon. Bump stocks can effectively change semi-automatic weapons into fully automatics by utilising the weapon's recoil effect. The NRA is typically the nation's most prominent lobbyist group against stricter gun regulations.

World Before the shooting, Nevada was warming to gun restrictions. What now?
Author: 0 Before the shooting, Nevada was warming to gun restrictions. What now?

Fasulo said that 23 guns were found in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino room where suspected shooter Stephen Paddock fired into a crowd, and 19 were discovered out of his Mesquite, Nevada home , ABC News reported . "We haven't gotten that far down the road", she said. The legislation was advancing through Congress even after gun safety advocates raised concerns that silencers could prove even more deadly in a mass shooting .

World Las Vegas Massacre: Police to Grill Australian Marilou Danley
Author: 0 Las Vegas Massacre: Police to Grill Australian Marilou Danley

She was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents upon landing, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News , and one official told ABC News she has refused to answer any questions until a lawyer is present. More details are emerging, investigators say, that suggest Paddock's mental state was deteriorating before the shooting - significant weight loss, an increasingly slovenly physical appearance and an obsession with his girlfriend's ex-husband.

World Duncan finishes with a flurry to lead Safeway Open
Author: 0 Duncan finishes with a flurry to lead Safeway Open

Hoge's hot round came three days after he earned his PGA Tour playing card for the season by climbing into the top 25 of the Web.com Tour at that circuit's season finale. Zac Blair (66) and Tony Finau (65) were nine-under, with Canadian Graham DeLaet (67) and England's Brian Davis (66) another shot back. Emiliano Grillo, who won the event two years ago, was 7 under after a 70.

World Las Vegas shooting victims names released as investigation continues
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting victims names released as investigation continues

A friend told the LA Times that Hannah was "possibly one of the most attractive women I have ever seen, with a heart to match", adding, "she was a devoted mother and wife". Gomez, from Riverside, California, was attending nursing classes at a community college after graduating from high school, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad, according to the Los Angeles Times .

World Final tally in NZ election opens way for formal coalition talks
Author: 0 Final tally in NZ election opens way for formal coalition talks

The populist New Zealand First party is expected to hold the balance of power in the country's next parliament following the release of the final election tally today. He has opened preliminary coalition talks with both parties in recent days and given himself a deadline of next Thursday to make a decision. However, a 56-54 result may have freed Peters from the risk of offending majority will of voters, making Labor Party's leader Jacinda Ardern's chance to organize the next government a ...

World Guns found inside Las Vegas shooter's hotel room
Author: 0 Guns found inside Las Vegas shooter's hotel room

However, she said the "BI shall cooperate with any and all our global counterparts in providing relevant information that would help their investigation". Investigators have not confirmed a motive in the shooting that left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured. Lin-Manuel Miranda, the American composer and playwright of the award-winning play "Hamilton", also took to Twitter to share condolences for people affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas .

World Las Vegas Shooting: Pictures Appear To Show Firearms Used By Gunman
Author: 0 Las Vegas Shooting: Pictures Appear To Show Firearms Used By Gunman

More than 500 people were injured, some trampled. Four days on from the atrocity his motive for carrying out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. She immediately met with FBI investigators but she is not in custody. She is not officially in custody and has not been listed as a suspect. "I'm not prepared to speak about that, but that is part of our investigation", they replied.

World USA boy, 7, confesses to two-year-old sister's death
Author: 0 USA boy, 7, confesses to two-year-old sister's death

He said he found his daughter not breathing after his son reported she wouldn't wake up. That's when Cassie Wright, the mother of the 2-year-old victim, made a phone call to prosecutor Dale Smith, telling him that her 7-year-old son had " confessed " to her that he had accidentally killed his baby sister with a "heavy pillow".

World Puerto Rico, A Deal Not Even Trump Can Refuse
Author: 0 Puerto Rico, A Deal Not Even Trump Can Refuse

In the Puerto Rican village of San Lorenzo, where Hurricane Maria destroyed the two-lane concrete bridge connecting residents with the outside world, 95-year-old Rosa Maria Torres waits to be rescued. "People are unable to go to work, they cannot produce, they do not know when they can return to work", she said. A separate relief collection has been set up by the Long Island Hispanic Business Roundtable and the Town of Huntington, with donations of batteries, flashlights, portable lanterns, ...

World Marcus Mariota wants to play, will be a gametime decision for Sunday
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota wants to play, will be a gametime decision for Sunday

The Titans were blown out last weekend, and it would have mattered not if Mariota played the entire game. Mariota hasn't tested his hamstring in that capacity during practice this week. Mariota, who was limited in practices on Wednesday and Thursday as well, said he's spent a lot of time rehabbing, and his "first and foremost goal is just to get healthy".

World Andres Iniesta Wants Lionel Messi Renewal 'As Soon As Possible'
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta Wants Lionel Messi Renewal 'As Soon As Possible'

He added that the 30-year-old was already playing under the new deal and expressed hope that a photo of him signing it could be sorted before the end of the year. Only Xavi Hernandez has had more appearances, with 767. The Spanish worldwide to 121 selections for its part, had contradicted publicly its president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, who spoke at the beginning of September an "agreement in principle" between them.

World California becomes sanctuary state
Author: 0 California becomes sanctuary state

Homan argued that SB 54 would hurt ICE operations by almost eliminating all cooperation and communication with law enforcement partners in the state, voiding the delegated authority of the Orange County Sheriff's Office and prohibiting local law enforcement from contracting with the federal government to house detainees.

World Pressure Increases On Iraq's Kurds As Erdogan Threatens Oil Boycott
Author: 0 Pressure Increases On Iraq's Kurds As Erdogan Threatens Oil Boycott

Iraq and its neighbors have rejected the vote , and Baghdad has banned global flights and threatened to take control of the autonomous Kurdish region's borders. Al-Abadi said Thursday that Iraq "is for all Iraqis" and the constitution guarantees the rights of all its citizens. "But the authority of the federal state should impose its will and no one should attack the federal authority".

World Feinstein proposes ban on gun device
Author: 0 Feinstein proposes ban on gun device

Dianne Feinstein and fellow members of the Senate have introduced the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act, which would ban the sale of any accessory or device that is "designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle ".

World Puerto Rico death toll doubled, hours after Trump's visit
Author: 0 Puerto Rico death toll doubled, hours after Trump's visit

While there, for instance, he made clear how much he loves Puerto Rico , telling locals he loves the place he only recently seems to have learned is an island, telling them their weather is "second to none, but every once in a while you get hit".

World Girlfriend of Las Vegas killer says he left her in the dark
Author: 0 Girlfriend of Las Vegas killer says he left her in the dark

As the investigation grinds on, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers led the funeral of LVMPD officer Charleston Hartfield Thursday, who was among those gunned down at the Route 91 Harvest Festival country music event. "Lot of problems, I guess, and we're looking into him very, very seriously", the US President told reporters as he departed the White House to visit Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

World Italy face Macedonia, need point
Author: 0 Italy face Macedonia, need point

Sections of fans were on Friday night calling for Carlo Ancelotti, recently sacked by Bayern Munich, to take the reins from Ventura and rescue a qualifying campaign which could end with Italy missing their first World Cup since 1958. "We need to get the players back, play some real football and get the situation back on track". Italy's outfield players have elected to wear their white away kit for the game so that legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon can have the honour of wearing iconic ...

World Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence
Author: 0 Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence

Trump, who was in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, announced plans to go to Las Vegas in his speech on Monday, hours after the shooting. Trump, a leader who excels at political provocation and prides himself on commanding strength, has sometimes struggled to project empathy.

World Republicans' Minor Progress on Gun Control Is Still Pretty Depressing
Author: 0 Republicans' Minor Progress on Gun Control Is Still Pretty Depressing

The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas , Nevada, has some Republican lawmakers considering gun control legislation, a dramatic shift from what has historically been their party's general aversion to gun regulations of any kind. With applied pressure, the weapon fires continuously, increasing the firing rate to almost that of a machine gun. Mr. Flake said that he wants to know more about the motive and other factors prior to holding hearings on gun laws.

World US Army Sergeant Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion
Author: 0 US Army Sergeant Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion

According to a motion from Bergdahl's attorneys, Trump has referred to Bergdahl as a "traitor", and "a no-good traitor", and "a dirty, rotten traitor". The U.S. troops who were seriously wounded during the search for Bergdahl in Afghanistan are also expected to testify during sentencing. As pundits questioned whether the exchange was justified, despite all the trouble, President Obama remained with Bergdahl's folks in the White House Rose Garden and protected the swap.

World US approves possible $15 bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 US approves possible $15 bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

The alliance, assembled by Saudi Arabia in 2015, was added on Thursday to the United Nations chief's annual list of shame for killing and maiming 683 children and for 38 verified attacks on schools and hospitals during 2016. Human Rights Watch has called for an end to arms sales to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the latest report. The war between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-backed central government has worsened with the involvement of the Saudi-led coalition.

World Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park
Author: 0 Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park

Boston police and Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday they are aware of a media report that the gunman from the Las Vegas massacre "researched possible attack locations in Boston and Chicago", but said they had no other information. Our sympathy is with the many victims, their families and friends in this hard time. Additional law enforcement members will be stationed around Fenway Park and more rigorous security protocol in place at entryways this weekend.

World Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case
Author: 0 Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case

Talha Haroon, a 19-year-old United States citizen, was arrested in Pakistan, where he lives, around September 2016, and Russell Salic, a 37-year-old citizen of the Philippines , was arrested in that country in April of this year, according to Kim's office.

World Offshore oil platforms evacuated due to Nate
Author: 0 Offshore oil platforms evacuated due to Nate

Sunday. "On the forecast track, the center of Nate should move across northeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras this afternoon and then over the northwestern Caribbean Sea tonight and Friday". Investors were also wary of tropical storm Nate shutting down some oil production in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of its expected arrival in the area as a hurricane on Sunday.

World Drive to ban nukes gets a Nobel boost
Author: 0 Drive to ban nukes gets a Nobel boost

ICAN "is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons", said Norwegian Nobel committee president Berit Reiss-Andersen in announcing the prize in Oslo .

World U.S. backs 300 percent in duties on Bombardier after Boeing complaint
Author: 0 U.S. backs 300 percent in duties on Bombardier after Boeing complaint

The move follows last week's move to impose almost 220 per cent preliminary countervailing tariffs on Bombardier. After the first duty was announced on September 26, Canada and Britain threatened to avoid buying Boeing military equipment, saying duties on the CSeries would reduce US sales and put thousands of Bombardier jobs in their countries at risk.

World Trump hosts Hispanic Heritage Month event at White House
Author: 0 Trump hosts Hispanic Heritage Month event at White House

We love Puerto Rico . That got a laugh from the crowd of Hispanic leaders gathered in the East Room of the White House, and Trump' s other statements of support for the recovering US territories drew cheers. Last month, Trump signed a proclamation marking September 15 to October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month. Throughout the 2016 presidential race, crowds at pro-Trump rallies often chanted "Build the wall".