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Mattis: US Army Must Be Ready to 'Confront' North Korea

Mattis: US Army Must Be Ready to 'Confront' North Korea Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un exchanged heated rhetoric in recent weeks. The soldiers were laughed at by many in the defense community for wearing non-combat sunglasses and for the large helical magazines on their rifles. Two B-1B Lancers based in Guam flew a mission in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, the US Pacific Air Forces said in a statement , in an apparent show ... [Full Article...]

WR give clean chit to authorities, says rain, overcrowding caused Elphinstone stampede

WR give clean chit to authorities, says rain, overcrowding caused Elphinstone stampede Till date...till 23 people died...till the incident everybody closed their eyes to the problem. "No one can be held responsible for the incident", Ravinder Bhaker, Chief Public Relations Officer, WR said, as reported by moneycontrol.com. There is no mention of construction of a new foot over bridge, capacity building, and infrastructure development in the report. Among other recommendations, the... [Full Article...]

Danilo Gentili serve bebida alcoólica para Maisa Silva no "The Noite"

Danilo Gentili serve bebida alcoólica para Maisa Silva no A jovem cuspiu o líquido de volta. Nossa, que horror! Não tô acreditando que isso aconteceu nessa emissora que eu estou desde pequenininha. Vale sempre lembrar que o consumo de bebidas alcoólicas é proibido para menores de 18 anos . [Full Article...]

Kenya: Court Orders IEBC to Include Ekuru Aukot in Repeat Poll

Kenya: Court Orders IEBC to Include Ekuru Aukot in Repeat Poll A High Court ruling has ordered the electoral commission to include Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot in the repeat presidential elections. "Following the withdrawal of the NASA presidential candidate, the Commission and the legal team are meeting and will communicate way forward", the post read. [Full Article...]

Air France and Vietnam Airlines Sign a New Joint Venture

Passengers on flights operated within the framework of this new joint venture will continue to benefit from the SkyTeam alliance services, such as SkyPriority, lounge access and the Flying Blue and LotuSmiles loyalty programmes to earn and use Miles on both airlines' networks. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump will not meet Queen on downgraded visit

Donald Trump will not meet Queen on downgraded visit Downing street has not yet commented on the proposed visit by the controversial president. It was immediately criticised as a breach of convention, as state visits are usually reserved for a president's second term. In the meantime Mr Trump has visited Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Bastille Day festivities, held talks with Angela Merkel in Hamburg, toured the Vatican and met the Pope, visited Bel... [Full Article...]

White House says taxpayers built National Football League stadiums

White House says taxpayers built National Football League stadiums Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office and celebrated their second consecutive championship at the White House. The planned announcement already has led to growing political unity within Iran , as both reformists who want better ties with the West and hardliners who are hostile toward the U.S. [Full Article...]

Sialkot-bound PIA flight made 'technical landing' not emergency landing: PIA spokesperson

Sialkot-bound PIA flight made 'technical landing' not emergency landing: PIA spokesperson Tajwar while talking to media said the pilot had decided to make a "technical landing" after receiving a smoke warning signal soon after takeoff. He added that some malfunctioning in the aircraft caused a smoke signal detector to activate in the cargo compartment. [Full Article...]

US Diplomatic Row with Turkey Deepens Over Detained Consulate Staffers

US Diplomatic Row with Turkey Deepens Over Detained Consulate Staffers The U.S. Mission to Turkey has announced that it has suspended all nonimmigrant (temporary) visa processing at posts in Turkey. The spat between the two countries was ignited by the recent arrest of Metin Topuz, a U.S. "I hope the U.S. will revise its decision in this light", Abdulhamit Gul told A Haber television, as quoted by Reuters . The U.S. has said the arrest charge was baseless. [Full Article...]

Chapecoense está determinada a pontuar no Engenhão no jogo diante do Botafogo

Chapecoense está determinada a pontuar no Engenhão no jogo diante do Botafogo Já a Chapecoense vem de empate na última rodada e também precisa vencer para subir na tabela, pois está na décima segunda colocação, com 32 pontos ganhos. O titular botafoguense foi convocado para a seleção do Paraguai para as Eliminatórias da Copa do Mundo, e estará no jogo desta terça-feira (10) contra a Venezuela. [Full Article...]

Management skills, IT background a plus for next Comelec chief, says Bautista

Management skills, IT background a plus for next Comelec chief, says Bautista The polls had originally been scheduled on October 31, 2016, but these were moved to October 23, 2017 and then later on deferred to May 2018 by President Rodrigo Duterte. Comelec commissioners earlier urged Bautista to take a leave of absence or resign at the height of an impeachment complaint filed against him. "I think that Comelec is more a management than a quasi-judicial body so I think you... [Full Article...]

USA destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea

USA destroyer sails near China-claimed island in South China Sea The officials, who asked to remain anonymous, claimed that the USS Chafee, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, "challenged excessive maritime claims" near the Paracel Islands by sailing close to, but not within, the 12-nautical-mile limit of the islands. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong's new leader clears first hurdle

Hong Kong's new leader clears first hurdle In order to further enhance the competitiveness of Hong Kong , Lam said, the government will implement the two-tier profits tax system in 2018. Lam also said she would address the city's astronomical housing prices by seeking to increase land supply and launch a new housing scheme to help middle-class families buy flats. [Full Article...]

At least 13 killed in prison fight in northern Mexico

At least 13 killed in prison fight in northern Mexico But it flared again later as inmates started fires that sent up huge columns of black smoke visible from far away. Several hours of attempted negotiations failed and police using non-lethal force were unable to quell the riot.Authorities thus decided at around 5 pm local time to use lethal force to protect the lives of the guards and the prisoners, Fasci told a news conference. [Full Article...]

International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October - the United Nations

International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October - the United Nations This year's theme is "The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030". PATNA: The state government faces an uphill task to stop child marriages as the data based on National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4, 2015-16) released by Child Rights and You ( CRY ) on the eve of International Day of the Girl Child said 39.1% of girls in the 20-24 years age group were married before completing 18 years.... [Full Article...]

Highlights - UK's Hammond speaks on economy, Brexit in parliament

Highlights - UK's Hammond speaks on economy, Brexit in parliament The Chancellor has been urged by some Tory MPs to make detailed plans for leaving the European Union without a deal. "It's a moving feast, one can plan for the most extreme scenario". [Full Article...]

Gunman opens fire at festival in Las Vegas, killing at least 50

Gunman opens fire at festival in Las Vegas, killing at least 50 It's one of the worst mass shootings in modern US history. Police found a number of guns in Mr Paddock's hotel room. The death toll is expected to rise due to the severity of some of the victims' injuries, making it the deadliest mass shooting in American history. [Full Article...]

Duterte calls for solidarity against North Korea

Duterte, accompanied by top Philippines security officials, said China may be the "only monkey wrench" in the "violent plans" of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, reports the ABC. we also hope it will be finished in about one week", he said, referring to the Marawi City clashes that have raged for more than 140 days . Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Amanda Gorely, and Assistant Defence At... [Full Article...]

Israel closes off Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims and Palestinians

Israel closes off Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims and Palestinians Only Jews will have access to the area, according to Palestine based Maan News Agency . Palestinians have endured several restrictions imposed on them by the Israeli army due to the Sukkot holiday. While Tens of thousands of Israeli settlers stormed Al-Ibrahimi Mosque as well in Hebron, West Bank for the second day in a row under tight protection of Israeli police and special units. [Full Article...]

Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape

Explained: What made SC rule that sex with minor wife is rape A petition by NGO Independent Thought had challenged the exception clause (2) under Section 375 IPC (which deals with rape) that says intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape. The judgement said that girls under 18 would be able to charge their husbands with rape, as long as they complained within one year of being forced to have sexual relations. [Full Article...]


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