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UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit Refuting the grounds on which the authorities have asked the Congress vice-president to reschedule his visit, Mr Singh told PTI that by October 4, nearly all the festivities would be over. However, the state government retracted on the issue after the Congress made a hue and cry and said that Rahul would not defer his visit. The administration is ready for his visit on the original dates as ... [Full Article...]

Facebook: About 10 million people saw Russian-backed ads

Facebook: About 10 million people saw Russian-backed ads Joel Kaplan, Facebook's vice president of global policy, wrote in a blog post Monday that the social network is "taking aggressive steps to strengthen" how it reviews ads. As more details come out regarding the extent of Russian interference during the 2016 United States presidential elections involving Facebook , it seems Founder Mark Zuckerberg has finally realized how many people he has ... [Full Article...]

Negotiations with 'little rocket man' waste of time

Negotiations with 'little rocket man' waste of time Trump's tweets undermining his secretary of state follow his attacks Saturday on San Juan's mayor over the Puerto Rico hurricane crisis and come a day after Tillerson said the USA had direct lines of communication with North Korea and that he was trying to "calm things down" following months of escalating rhetoric over Pyongyang's continued nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif set to be re-elected as PML-N chief

Nawaz Sharif set to be re-elected as PML-N chief Earlier on Sept 22, the Senate had passed the Election Bill 2017 with a majority vote, doing away with a clause which barred a person from serving as an office-bearer of a political party if he is either not qualified to be, or disqualified from being elected as a member of a parliament under Article 63 of the Constitution. [Full Article...]

Killed In France Train Station Knife Attack, Attacker Shot Dead

Killed In France Train Station Knife Attack, Attacker Shot Dead The interior minister, Gérard Collomb, will travel to Marseille "immediately", his office announced. France's national police tweeted that the situation at the station had been resolved, and the perpetrator "neutralised and shot down". Currently, all traffic with the train station has been halted while the area remains secured. "If the military had not been there, we would have had a lot mor... [Full Article...]

USA shares blame for rise of jihadis, says Pakistan

USA shares blame for rise of jihadis, says Pakistan On being asked if India is using its presence in Afghanistan to undermine Pakistan's stability, the minister replied in the affirmative. "They are liabilities.we have said they are liabilities. Pakistan's foreign office had yesterday tried to distance itself from the comments made by foreign minister Khawaja Asif in NY on Tuesday and suggested that sections of the Indian media was "twisting" his w... [Full Article...]

Iran, Iraq plan joint drills over Kurdish independence vote

Iran, Iraq plan joint drills over Kurdish independence vote A senior Iranian military commander says Iran and Iraq will hold joint military exercises along their border with the Kurdistan region in the coming days in line with Tehran's policy to support Baghdad's central government, after the recent independence referendum in the semi-autonomous region. [Full Article...]

AIR HORROR: Passenger jet engine DISINTEGRATES 38000 feet above Atlantic

AIR HORROR: Passenger jet engine DISINTEGRATES 38000 feet above Atlantic The passengers of the plane posted photos of the damaged engine. One video shows material hanging from the engine as the plane flies on above the ocean. Eastern time. It says teams were dispatched to assist the passengers and that the airline is working to re-route the passengers to Los Angeles. Another passenger Daniel McNeely tweeted "one of our engines is slightly blown apart", before... [Full Article...]

Authorities: Officer killed in Georgia shooting

Authorities: Officer killed in Georgia shooting Cedar Park in Polk County is located in northwestern Georgia. One of the Polk County police officers had responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle about 11 a.m. Kristen Hearne, was a five-year veteran , officials said. "It's a senseless killing". Hearne was a graduate of Rockmart High School. Hearne is the first Polk police officer to die in the line of duty. [Full Article...]

NEWCASTLE UNITED vs. LIVERPOOL - English Premier League (Round 7)

Manchester United had around £50m more every year and then came Chelsea so you were up against massive clubs with massive amounts of money'. The hard thing in a situation like this is to stay confident, to do it again and again and again. [Full Article...]

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November During his trip from 3 to 14 November, Trump will participate in a series of bilateral, multilateral and cultural engagements. He will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. [Full Article...]

Australia should prepare for North Korean attack, former Pentagon missile boss warns

General Assembly in NY last week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pushed a proposal by Moscow and Beijing for a dual suspension of North Korean weapons tests and the U.S. -based think tank Rusi, wrote this week . "There needs to be a mediator between both sides in order to prevent conflict". North Korea's growing interactions with Russian Federation include a visit from Burmistrov to ... [Full Article...]

PA Supreme Court Opens Door To Review Of School Funding

PA Supreme Court Opens Door To Review Of School Funding As such, non-members receive the same higher wages (one study found that workers in unionized shops enjoy a wage premium of almost 12 percent) and benefits enjoyed by their coworkers who belong to the union. Currently, public-sector unions in 22 states are permitted to collect fees from workers who aren't members. Those who disagree can get a rebate on the "political" part of their union dues ... [Full Article...]

Yosemite climber hospitalized after 30-foot fall on Cathedral Spire

Yosemite climber hospitalized after 30-foot fall on Cathedral Spire The climbing community in the Bay Area is shaken up after two unsafe rock falls in Yosemite Valley this week. Even with the rockfalls on Wednesday and Thursday, climbers are already harnessing-up to get back on the granite in the park. It fell from 650 feet above the base of El Capitan, or about 1,800 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley. It was preceded by a 1999 rock fall that crushed a cli... [Full Article...]

Catalan bonds and stocks slump on referendum alarm

Catalan bonds and stocks slump on referendum alarm This follows a victory by Catalan nationalist forces in the 2015 regional elections that for the first time in Catalonia's history brought to power a coalition of political parties demanding outright independence . This principle was recently upheld by the Spanish Constitutional Court, which called for the referendum to be suspended. Spain and Catalonia are deeply intertwined, conforming a ... [Full Article...]

Somali forces kill 18 Al-Shabaab militants in army base attack

Somali forces kill 18 Al-Shabaab militants in army base attack The militants used guns and auto bombs to take control of the Somali National Army military camp and a nearby town, Barire, 50 km southwest of Mogadishu, in an early-morning attack. Capt Mohamed Hussein said the blast late on Thursday was at a vehicle parked outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district and killed mostly civilians. [Full Article...]

Dubai Is Building A New City That Mimics Life On Mars

Dubai Is Building A New City That Mimics Life On Mars The futuristic city is coming up as part of the Mars 2117 project of the UAE government. Mars Science City will include a museum focusing on human achievements in space . The report says that team building the structure is tasked with using advanced 3D printing techniques, and heat and radiation insulation to mimic the harsh environment of our neighbor, www.engadget.com reports. [Full Article...]

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. Dudley councillor Paul Brothwood added: "I am extremely pleased that the membership have rejected Anne Marie Waters and Peter Whittle, who were intent on taking the party in a very unpleasant direction". [Full Article...]

Ryanair Extends Flight Cancellations

Ryanair Extends Flight Cancellations The airline confirmed today that it will fly 25 fewer aircraft this winter, resulting in schedule changes from November 2017 to March 2018. The firm is suspending flights from Belfast to London Gatwick. "There are clear laws in place, which are meant to assist passengers in the event of a cancellation, helping minimize both the frustration and inconvenience caused by circumstances completely... [Full Article...]

Bronx school under tight security day after deadly stabbing

Bronx school under tight security day after deadly stabbing A 15-year-old Bronx teenager was stabbed to death during a fight in which bullying was the suspected root of the clash. McCree and Laboy were taken to St. His lawyer didn't immediately comment. "He likes Nicki Minaj". The New York City Department of Education - the largest school district in the country, with more than 1.1 million students in more than 1,800 schools - has had just one... [Full Article...]


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