India falls to 108 on World Economic Forum's gender gap index
New Zealand is among the top ten nations in the world when it comes to gender equality , according to a new global report . She added that the history of Islam had many examples of powerful women who played a full part in business and society.
A man has opened fire in a Baptist church in the USA state of Texas, killing at least 20 people, according to authorities.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott also offered his condolences.
President Donald Trump tweeted from Japan, where is his on an Asian trip, that he was monitoring the situation following the shooting.
Abbot is en route to Sutherland Springs to speak with law enforcement and the victims.
The FBI and Texas Rangers are reportedly on the scene. Our thanks to law enforcement for their response. The first news reports of the shooting were between noon and 12:30 p.m.
A spokeswoman for Connally Memorial Medical Center in nearby Floresville told Fox News that "we have accepted a number of patients from the shooting".
Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile from Yemen, reports say, after a loud explosion was heard near Riyadh airport. The Saudis, who back Yemen's internationally recognised government, accuse the Houthis of starting the war.
Blizzard has done a fantastic job of keeping StarCraft 2 current between paid expansions, free updates, and community events. For everyone else, the Heart of the Swarm and Legacy of the Void campaigns will be available to purchase for just $15 each.
Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). By "falling back", we'll see more daylight in the morning but that also means it will get darker earlier.
Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed", Trump said at an October 2015 rally, for example. President Donald Trump, whose campaign-trail criticism loomed over the case, quickly called the sentence a "disgrace".
Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone designed specifically for corporate users. The beta testing program for Android 8.0 Oreo on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has begun.
Qualcomm has not alleged that Intel chips violate its patents but claims that the way Apple implements them in the iPhone does. Still, these results are a reflection of the toll that the legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is taking.
It is still possible that Sprint will reject the new terms or decline investing any more effort into the potential merger. Although it has cut its costs, Sprint is saddled with considerable debt and has endured numerous annual losses.
If the reports are confirmed, this would be the fifth time Israel has exchanged fire with Syria in the past month. On Wednesday, Israel's Channel 10 said the aircraft were not hit and returned safely to base.
Although we're impressed with the design of the U11 Life , it's the specs on offer that really show why it's a lot cheaper. The U11+ will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo and HTC Sense, and both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa will be pre-installed.
Blizzard did not give an official release date for Battle for Azeroth , but don't expect it before spring 2018 at the earliest. A year ago, there were even rumors that a revival of the classic World of Warcraft server was in the works.
Penn State and TCU are next on the list despite each having a loss, with undefeated Wisconsin and Miami round out the top 10. The three one loss teams directly behind them now all have plenty of opportunities to make an impression on the committee.
After the offer was announced in September, four employees made a decision to give up smoking, the company said. Despite the policy's recent introduction, 30 of the company's 120 employees have already taken advantage.
Final softwood lumber duties set in 20% range
In addition, it concluded that Canada is providing unfair subsidies to its producers at rates from 3.34 percent to 18.19 percent. These duties are a tax on American middle-class families too, whose homes, renovations and repairs will only be more expensive.
Gas prices should be low right now but continue to rise
Some refiners postponed scheduled maintenance as hurricane Harvey approached, now that maintenance and some repairs are underway. Patrick DeHaan from www.gasbuddy.com is warning prices at the pump could soon rise in MI to $2.99 a gallon.