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Trump says U.S. hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand

Trump says U.S. hopes to improve trade balance with Thailand Like el-Sissi, Prayuth has given up his military uniform. Political analysts see the meeting between the Thai and USA leaders as a normalization of both allies' relations, following the Obama administration's downgrade of relations in protest of the coup. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting leaves GOP-backed gun bills in limbo

Las Vegas shooting leaves GOP-backed gun bills in limbo Suppressors generally lower the sound of gunshots by 20 to 35 decibels, leaving most guns still louder than a typical ambulance siren. Mark Kelly , the retired astronaut and husband of former congresswoman Gabby Giffords , told reporters on Capitol Hill that the messages of thoughts and prayers to the families of victims in the Las Vegas shooting are "not enough". [Full Article...]

Cloudy weather near Gulf has chance of becoming next tropical system

Cloudy weather near Gulf has chance of becoming next tropical system If the system grows and eventually becomes a tropical depression, it's likely to see some explosive growth in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, which means anyone from Texas to Florida could see another tropical storm or hurricane making landfall. [Full Article...]

Two jawans injured as terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar

Two jawans injured as terrorists attack BSF camp in Srinagar Reports state that one jawan has been killed and three others are injured. Airports Authority of India and concerned airlines will take the decision on resuming air traffic. Employees and passengers headed towards the airport were allowed to proceed only after 8:30 am. The four injured BSF troopers were shifted to a hospital, one of whom succumbed to injuries. [Full Article...]

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail A Russian court has sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to his third jail term this year. Russian Federation holds a presidential election in March which incumbent Vladimir Putin is widely expected to contest. Navalny hopes to run despite Russia's central election commission declaring him ineligible because of a suspended prison sentence which he says was politically motivated. [Full Article...]

Filipe Nyusi recandidata-se à presidência de Moçambique em 2019

Filipe Nyusi recandidata-se à presidência de Moçambique em 2019 Filipe Nyusi, Alberto Chipande, Eneas Comiche, Eduardo Mulémbwe, Raimundo Pachinuapa, Sérgio Pantie, Filipe Paúnde, Verónica Macamo, Margarida Talapa, Conceita Sortane, e Alcinda de Abreu, transitam da anterior Comissão Política. O sociólogo Hélder Jawane diz ser importante que, em função dos resultados destas eleições, a Frelimo reaja muito rapidamente porque colocam-se ao seu Presidente grandes ... [Full Article...]

Storm rolls across southern Alberta, snow closes part of Trans-Canada Highway

Storm rolls across southern Alberta, snow closes part of Trans-Canada Highway Pikes Peak's snowy summit is the proof that Colorado has already seen a bit of snow this year, but now we're getting our first large, widespread snow storm through the high country. While the snow really wasn't all that heavy in terms of accumulation (by mountain standards) the water content of the snow was on the high side, especially for such high elevations. [Full Article...]

Two alleged members of ISIS cell arrested in Russian Federation

Two alleged members of ISIS cell arrested in Russian Federation A bomb-making lab was also shut down on the outskirts of Moscow. According to the FSB Public Relations Center, "after the investigative activities conducted in the Moscow region on September 30, 2017, the Federal Security Service has foiled the illegal activity of a clandestine cell of the Islamic State global terror group". [Full Article...]

Russia: US authorities seized San Francisco consulate

Russia: US authorities seized San Francisco consulate Russia's Foreign Ministry on Monday said USA authorities had unlawfully entered and searched the Russian consulate building in San Francisco. A video posted by the ministry apparently showed two USA special agents, wandering round the Russian diplomatic mission's premises in San Francisco in the dark, carrying flashlights and quickly fleeing the scene in a auto once people with cameras approach... [Full Article...]

Trial underway of alleged mastermind of Benghazi attack

Trial underway of alleged mastermind of Benghazi attack Khatallah, 46, who faces 18 U.S. federal charges including murder and providing material support to terrorists, was wearing headphones during the trial to hear Arabic translation of the proceedings. "That concern and that desire drove Abu Khattala to kill", Crabb said. On Sept. 11, 2012, Scott Wickland said he was sitting by a pool in the USA compound when he heard shouting and then gunfire. [Full Article...]

Celebration in Gaza over PA Reconciliation Visit

Celebration in Gaza over PA Reconciliation Visit Later he met with Hamas's overall leader Ismail Haniya and its Gaza chief Yahya Sinwar, and is expected to chair a cabinet meeting. A Hamas police honor guard and hundreds of Palestinians, many of them waving Palestinian flags, waited for Hamdallah outside the Hamas-controlled checkpoint, down the road from Israel's Erez border crossing through which the prime minister and his motorcade pa... [Full Article...]

Saudi GDP Shrinks for Second Quarter in a Row Amid OPEC Cuts

Saudi GDP Shrinks for Second Quarter in a Row Amid OPEC Cuts The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) decreased 2.3% from April to June over Q1, following an even sharper drop, from 3.8% from January to March over 2016's last three months. The agreement is effective through March 2018, but it's liable to extension at a meeting this year. The kingdom's oil GDP shrank 1.8 percent in the second quarter, weighing on overall activity. [Full Article...]

Australia's future war ships to have missile defence

Australia's future war ships to have missile defence Malcolm Turnbull also announced SAAB Australia would build a new tactical interface for the frigates allowing the Aegis to work in with the computerised radar developed by Canberra company CEA Technologies. "In the complex threat environment that our navy will face in the future, we need the best capability for our Future Frigates that can deal with contemporary threats both under and over the wat... [Full Article...]

White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims

White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders became emotional as she spoke about the victims of last night's deadly shooting in Las Vegas , Nevada. "And that starts with laws that help prevent guns, especially the most risky guns, from falling into the wrong hands". Something tells me all the people who ran from AR-15 gunshots on the Vegas strip might disagree with this point. [Full Article...]

ABS Announces How Many Voters Have Returned Their Postal Survey Forms

ABS Announces How Many Voters Have Returned Their Postal Survey Forms Applications for replacement survey forms close on 20 October. " We hope that this update will serve as a reminder to those who have not submitted their form to do so promptly if they wish to have their say ", he said. The Equality Campaign's Alex Greenwich said a further 17% of people in that age group said they had filled out their forms but were yet to post them. [Full Article...]

Fachin envia para Cármen Lúcia redistribuição pedida por Aécio Neves

Fachin envia para Cármen Lúcia redistribuição pedida por Aécio Neves Mas o mandado de segurança não foi distribuído "por prevenção", como se diz na linguagem jurídica, mas por sorteio. O ministro do STF Edson Fachin liberou para julgamento na última sexta-feira uma ação que trata do afastamento de parlamentares, atendendo a um pedido da ministra Cármen Lúcia para votar a matéria o quanto antes. [Full Article...]

North Korea opens second internet connection via Russian Federation

North Korea opens second internet connection via Russian Federation TransTeleCom's new connection also helps to boost the strength of North Korea's cybersecurity. TransTeleCom a state-owned business in Russian Federation has provided North Korea with a new Internet connection according to the monitoring project of the country known as 38 North. [Full Article...]

Iran's Zarif arrives in Muscat for talks

Iran's Zarif arrives in Muscat for talks The agency said Qaboos and Zarif discussed cooperation between the two countries and regional issues, but gave no further details. Zarif was due to visit Qatar on the second leg of his Gulf tour. "The Islamic Republic of Iran has repeatedly stated that it will not be the first country to violate the deal". Oman, a tiny sultanate across the water from Iran, has traditionally had closer ties wit... [Full Article...]

Eunício e Maia fazem acordo para votar reforma política

Eunício e Maia fazem acordo para votar reforma política Para viabilizar a votação do projeto, Cândido passou os últimos dias tentando construir um acordo com os partidos. O presidente do Senado, Eunício Oliveira (PMDB-CE), acertou nesta segunda-feira com o presidente da Câmara, Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ), aprovação do restante da reforma política em alterações, para dar tempo de votar tudo até sábado, dia 07, último prazo para aprovação de regras para a... [Full Article...]

Family identifies Vancouver man killed in Las Vegas shooting

Family identifies Vancouver man killed in Las Vegas shooting Customers who want to make alternate arrangements can do so without penalty, space permitting, at Air Canada's website, the company said. His parents were travelling to Nevada to retrieve his body, the relative said. "A team of consular officials has been deployed to Las Vegas to assist Canadians", Hannon said in the email. Sheldon Mack of British Colombia was shot in the abdomen and is recove... [Full Article...]


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