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This is what Gauhar Khan thinks about the recent bigg boss controversy This is what Gauhar Khan thinks about the recent bigg boss controversy
- October 10, 2017

Zubair Khan, who was evicted in the first week, had also used inappropriate language in the house, especially against women. Zubair was up for eviction along with Arshi Khan, Shilpa Shinde and Bandgi Kalra. At the end, it was announced that he was the one, who was eliminated from the house. "Inshallah main Salman Khan ko ...jisko shauq hai logon ki beizzati kerne ka... (more...)
Girl Goes Missing After Father Sends Her Outside for Not Finishing Milk Girl Goes Missing After Father Sends Her Outside for Not Finishing Milk
- October 10, 2017

Saturday to discipline her, the affidavit states. However, her parents did not report her missing until 8 a.m., police said . An Amber Alert has been issued, and, as per WFLA , she is believed to be in immediate and grave danger . (more...)
Britain will be subject to European Court rulings during Brexit transition - PM Britain will be subject to European Court rulings during Brexit transition - PM
- October 10, 2017

Kristian Jensen told the Guardian he believed both sides should be ready to move the talks on following the concessions made in Theresa May's speech in Florence last month . "This could have serious consequences", he said. Photo Britain's Brexit minister David Davis and European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier have entered the fifth rounds of negotiations. (more...)
Huge fires sweep through Northern California as wind keeps churning Huge fires sweep through Northern California as wind keeps churning
- October 10, 2017

The fire is believed to have begun late Sunday night near Highway 128 in Napa County and progressed toward Santa Rosa city limits. News footage showed Kaiser Permanente Hospital patients wheeled out on stretchers. Residents of wine country were sent fleeing from their homes Monday as about 14 wind-driven wildfires burst to life across North Bay counties, wiping out scores of structures and sending the smell of smoke as far as San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. (more...)
Mohammad Amir ruled out of Pakistan ODI series against Sri Lanka Mohammad Amir ruled out of Pakistan ODI series against Sri Lanka
- October 09, 2017

Sri Lanka , a surprise victor of the first Test in Abu Dhabi , can become the first team to beat Pakistan in a Test series in the United Arab Emirates if it doesn't lose this second match. Karunaratne added 146 with skipper Dinesh Chandimal (62) for the fourth wicket before another 88 were put on for the fifth between him and Niroshan Dickwella , who made a rapid 52. (more...)
Huge gas blast rocks Ghana's capital, leaves casualties Huge gas blast rocks Ghana's capital, leaves casualties
- October 09, 2017

President Nana Akufo-Addo issued condolences to the relatives of those killed and said the government would work to ensure such incidents don't happen again. The Accra city officials took to social media to make people aware of the explosion. Reports suggest a tanker delivering natural gas caught fire. (more...)
United Nations warns Bangladesh Rohingya camp plan runs risk of disease spread United Nations warns Bangladesh Rohingya camp plan runs risk of disease spread
- October 09, 2017

Hasina said Bangladesh took an appropriate stance to draw global community's attention to the Rohingya crisis which also compelled Myanmar to open talks on the issue. While the worst of the violence appears to have abated, insecurity, food shortages and tensions with Buddhist neighbours are still driving thousands of Rohingya to make the arduous trek to Bangladesh. (more...)
Car runs down pedestrians in London Car runs down pedestrians in London
- October 09, 2017

Mark added: 'I think everyone seems to be just trying to carry on as normal because no one knows what is happening'. Police said that while they are on high alert for terrorist activity, the incident was "not terror related". London's "museum row" was open for business as usual Sunday, with the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum operating as usual one day after pandemonium broke out after a auto struck pedestrians. (more...)
Thousands demand that Spanish, Catalan leaders negotiate Thousands demand that Spanish, Catalan leaders negotiate
- October 09, 2017

In Barcelona , people waved Spanish and Catalan flags and carried banners saying "Together we are stronger" and "Catalonia is Spain ". Catalan's separatist leaders pushing for the region's independence will come under more pressure on Sunday when thousands of people plan to take to the streets of Barcelona to demand the secessionists shelve their plans. (more...)
Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers to say namaste Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers to say namaste
- October 09, 2017

Actually, most Chinese soldiers don't know English. In some of the other shared pictures of the visit she was seen making the arduous road journey to the border pass and sharing candies with the Indian soldiers posted on the border. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today reviewed the operational readiness of the strategically important Eastern airbase of Tezpur. He said uncertainly, "Nice to meet you?" Ms Sitharaman's scheduled aerial survey of Doklam and other forward posts along the ... (more...)
Russian airstrikes destroy ISIS command post, kill 80 terrorists in Syria Russian airstrikes destroy ISIS command post, kill 80 terrorists in Syria
- October 08, 2017

Syrian government forces pushed into one of the last remaining urban strongholds of the Islamic State group in the country's east on Friday, following days of fierce fighting and intense Russian airstrikes that involved cruise missiles from the Mediterranean, activists and officials said. (more...)
Isis-inspired terror plot to murder hundreds in NY foiled Isis-inspired terror plot to murder hundreds in NY foiled
- October 08, 2017

Details of the alleged plot were released yesterday as prosecutors revealed charges against one man in the United States and two in Pakistan and the Philippines who are all under arrest. Proceedings for their extradition to the United States were pending as of October 6. In November 2016, US authorities charged a New York City taxi driver with attempting to join ISIS and expressing support for a truck attack in Times Square to emulate the July incident in Nice, France, that left 86 ... (more...)
Who Is Lauren Sivan? Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated In Front Of Reporter Who Is Lauren Sivan? Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated In Front Of Reporter
- October 08, 2017

He allegedly took Sivan into the kitchen, dismissed two of his staffers from the room, and tried to kiss her. Sivan told Huffington Post journalist Yashar Ali that Weinstein trapped her in a restaurant hallway and forced her to watch him masturbate until he ejaculated into a pot plant. (more...)
Jeff Sessions Says Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Trans Workers From Discrimination Jeff Sessions Says Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Trans Workers From Discrimination
- October 08, 2017

In essence, it says that religious rights trump civil rights. "Except in the narrowest of circumstances, no one should be forced to choose between living out his or her faith and complying with the law ". However, the legal memo suggests that the government's legal authority to forbid racial discrimination may not be as strong as its authority to target other forms of discrimination , such as bias against women or LGBT individuals. (more...)
Nobel Prize a message to Trump Nobel Prize a message to Trump
- October 08, 2017

In announcing the award, the chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee , Berit Reiss-Andersen, said the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was performing vital work. And it is precisely because this text carried by the ICAN is not supported by any country with the atomic bomb , that the United States refuse to sign, arguing that it " ignores the security challenges present making the nuclear deterrent is necessary ". (more...)
Warm Weekend, Some Rain Next Week
- October 08, 2017

Monday night , a 30 percent chance of showers before 9 p.m. Low: 66. High: 90. Moisture will be on an increase today , as there may be a few more showers and chance for isolated t-showers in the afternoon. Wind: S 10 miles per hour, shifting N 10 miles per hour by mid-day. As they say, timing is everything, and in this case, the weekend looks increasingly unsettled, and, especially Sunday and Monday , increasingly wet as a tropical system named Nate crosses the Southeast. (more...)
Syria war: Turkey-backed rebels attack jihadists in Idlib Syria war: Turkey-backed rebels attack jihadists in Idlib
- October 08, 2017

HTS is not party to a deal brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran for the safe zone in the province, one of four such "de-escalation" zones nationwide. "We will never allow the formation of a terror corridor along our border with Syria", he said, adding that new initiatives after the Idlib operation may be taken. (more...)
Arrested Rio chief had 16 gold bars Arrested Rio chief had 16 gold bars
- October 07, 2017

No charges have yet been laid. According to the Federal Prosecutors' Office, the temporary arrest of Nuzman was necessary because the COB president attempted to hide property. The IOC added, "The provisional suspension may be lifted partly or fully when the governance issues of the [Brazil Olympic Committee] have been addressed to the satisfaction of the [IOC executive board]". (more...)
Barcelona superstar Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with the Spanish club
- October 07, 2017

Amid all of that, a terrorist attack in the city centre rocked the club and the violence by Spanish police against Catalan citizens in an attempt to halt Sunday's independence vote brought Barca back into the eye of another whirlwind, as the board made a decision to play their Liga fixture against Las Palmas behind closed doors. (more...)
Russians allegedly hacked NSA via Kaspersky flaw
- October 07, 2017

The hack is understood to have taken place in 2015 but was not discovered until the spring of previous year. The company said in a statement that it "has not been provided any information or evidence substantiating this alleged incident". (more...)
Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented' Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'
- October 07, 2017

Peter King, R-N.Y., who has repeatedly introduced bipartisan background check legislation to toughen background checks and expand them to all commercial firearm sales, including gun show and internet purchases. NRA Executive Director Chris Cox (L) and Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre (R) welcome President Donald Trump (C) onstage to deliver remarks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Leadership Forum at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, April 28, 2017. (more...)
Brent Oil barrel Price Horizontal Cruising Brent Oil barrel Price Horizontal Cruising
- October 07, 2017

While demand has yet to catch up to elevated supplies, rebounding economies in Europe and steady economic growth in the US could at least keep oil prices steady around current levels in the second half of 2017. Meanwhile, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak stressed that the OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed to monitor not only oil production, but also its exports. (more...)
Iraq forces push into IS bastion Hawija Iraq forces push into IS bastion Hawija
- October 06, 2017

Iraqi forces have captured Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq, the military said on Thursday, leaving the militant group holed up in pockets of land by the Syrian border, across which its self-proclaimed "caliphate" once stretched. (more...)
Sir Edward Heath named as a suspected paedophile by police Sir Edward Heath named as a suspected paedophile by police
- October 06, 2017

The Wiltshire police chief constable, Mike Veale, said of the inquiry: "This watershed moment regarding investigations of people connected to the establishment should not be underestimated". Wiltshire chief constable Mike Veale said in a press conference on Thursday: "We have gone where the evidence has taken us whether it supported or negated the allegations". (more...)
Las Vegas police release bodycam footage of efforts to save civilians Las Vegas police release bodycam footage of efforts to save civilians
- October 06, 2017

He's accused of fatally shooting 58 people and wounding over 500 more in what's being called the worst mass shooting in US history. It is unknown when, within that time period, Paddock shot himself. Marilou Danley flew out of Manila's worldwide airport on Tuesday night for Los Angeles, immigration bureau spokeswoman Maria Antoinette Mangrobang told AFP. (more...)
At least 13 killed in Balochistan shrine blast At least 13 killed in Balochistan shrine blast
- October 06, 2017

In February, a suicide blast on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar had killed over 90 people and injured around 400. District administration officials said that the death toll could rise as several injured people are in critical condition. (more...)
Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock returns to United States from Philippines Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock returns to United States from Philippines
- October 05, 2017

Footage obtained by NBC purportedly of Marilou Danley , 62, shows a woman in a wheelchair with a dark visor covering her face and and police escorting her through the airport. The couple lived in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, which is outside of Las Vegas . This is a developing story. She filed for divorce in 2015. (more...)
Senators Grill Mattis And Dunford On Afghan War Strategy Senators Grill Mattis And Dunford On Afghan War Strategy
- October 05, 2017

McCain, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, declared that it was "bizarre" that Mattis and Dunford did not submit written testimony before the hearing started. The Trump administration had earlier notified the US Congress that it was giving $255 million to Pakistan in military assistance only if it cracked down on terror groups. (more...)
Kids' federal health insurance funds expire Kids' federal health insurance funds expire
- October 05, 2017

With private insurance so expensive and Medicaid eligibility levels so minuscule, many families used CHIP as a bridge to affordable care. In some states, where CHIP operates autonomously from Medicaid, the program could be shut down completely as soon as the federal funds run out; Arizona actually has a law requiring it. (more...)
Israeli Defense Minister criticizes Hamas, PA reconciliation effort Israeli Defense Minister criticizes Hamas, PA reconciliation effort
- October 05, 2017

The meeting comes as part of moves to end a decade-long split between the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority, based in the occupied West Bank, and Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. But key sticking points, primarily Hamas' refusal to disarm its powerful military wing, are likely to complicate or even derail the reconciliation efforts in the coming weeks. (more...)
Russia-Linked Facebook Ads Reportedly Aimed for Swing States Russia-Linked Facebook Ads Reportedly Aimed for Swing States
- October 05, 2017

Congress is probing a massive Russian government-directed misinformation campaign uncovered by American intelligence agencies early this year. Since its disclosure, Facebook has faced questions and calls for increased USA regulation from US authorities. (more...)
One held as Canada probes 'act of terrorism' One held as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'
- October 04, 2017

An alleged set of terrorist attacks took place in Edmonton , Canada , Saturday night into early Sunday morning leaving four people and a police officer injured. Degrand said he is a 30-year-old Somali national who was in the process of making a refugee claim in Canada . A manhunt was underway when the suspect was pulled over at a police check stop on Wayne Gretzky Drive around three hours later driving a U-Haul. (more...)
Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: "We Must Stop This"
- October 04, 2017

Bush adviser Ed Gillespie, on the issue of "the epidemic of gun violence". Giffords finished, "The nation is counting on you". "The bipartisan committee would make recommendations to prevent unspeakable tragedies such as the mass shooting in Las Vegas and to restore confidence in the safety of our communities", said Pelosi in a statement on Monday . (more...)
Dem calls for gun background check vote by end of week Dem calls for gun background check vote by end of week
- October 04, 2017

The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas left Republican-backed bills to loosen gun rules facing an uncertain future. The mother of a 6-year-old child killed in the Sandy Hook shooting blamed Congress for not taking a stronger stand on weapons and said gun violence happens in "EVERY zip code". (more...)
Keith Urban Pays Tribute to Las Vegas Victims at Nashville Vigil Keith Urban Pays Tribute to Las Vegas Victims at Nashville Vigil
- October 04, 2017

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, and Congresswoman Dina Titus attended a ceremony at City Hall. Keith Urban , who told the crowd he was "shell-shocked" upon learning of the shooting Monday morning, sang loud enough to be heard across the Cumberland when delivering a devastatingly emotional version of Simon and Garfunkel's " Bridge Over Troubled Water ", which included a brief, blink-and-you'd-have-missed-it tease of Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" - a subtle ... (more...)
North Korea: Millions sign up for military to fight against US North Korea: Millions sign up for military to fight against US
- October 03, 2017

The u.s. government "probe" the desire of the regime of Kim Jong-un to initiate discussions on its nuclear program, said Rex Tillerson, this Saturday in Beijing . As Tillerson stated, the U.S. and the DPRK governments communicate directly over the issue of "nuclear and missile tests". He said: "The whole situation is a bit overheated right now. (more...)
Egyptian officials in Gaza ahead of Palestinian unity talks Egyptian officials in Gaza ahead of Palestinian unity talks
- October 03, 2017

That deployment would still leave Hamas's armed wing - analysts say it has at least 25,000 well-equipped fighters - the dominant power in the Palestinian enclave of 2 million people. "Any noble Palestinian in Gaza would not accept giving up resistance under any condition, because we are a people under occupation". Abdullah Abdullah, a legislator who supports Abbas, said: "There is a good chance it will work". (more...)
Marseille attack: Two young women stabbed to death Marseille attack: Two young women stabbed to death
- October 03, 2017

According to Amaq, the news agency of the Islamic State group, an Isis militant was responsible for carrying out the attack. No further details were made available. The latest attacked caused train delays in the port city. French soldiers shot the man dead after the attacks and authorities were working to determine if he had links to Islamic extremism. (more...)
Kim Jong-nam death: Women plead not guilty Kim Jong-nam death: Women plead not guilty
- October 03, 2017

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, are charged with assassinating Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX, a chemical poison banned by the United Nations, at Kuala Lumpur's global airport on February 13 . The pair pleaded not guilty to the murder charges pressed against them at a Malaysian court on Monday. Malaysia secured its citizens' release in return for Kim's body and safe passage home for the North Korean citizens sought in relation to the murder. (more...)
Former Congress Leader Narayan Rane floats his own party Former Congress Leader Narayan Rane floats his own party
- October 03, 2017

It is being said that Shah went along with Fadnavis' plan (not to allow Rane into the party) in the meeting. "I am waiting for some people to join, then I will decide the future course (of action)", the 65-year-old tough-talking leader, who has pockets of influence in the Konkan region, told a press conference here. (more...)
Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of eastern North Carolina Tropical Storm Watch issued for parts of eastern North Carolina
- October 03, 2017

Mandatory evacuations were ordered for visitors to Okracoke and Hatteras islands over the weekend. The Ocracoke Campground closed at noon Sunday due to the path of the storm. As of 8 a.m. ET, the center of Maria was located about 190 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras , N.C. It was moving to the north at 7 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. (more...)
Iran, Iraq to hold drills after Kurds choose independence Iran, Iraq to hold drills after Kurds choose independence
- October 02, 2017

An Iraqi armed forces delegation headed to neighboring Iran to coordinate military efforts, apparently as part of retaliatory measures taken by the government in Baghdad following the vote. "We will enforce federal authority in the Kurdistan region, and we already have started doing that", the prime minister said. Iraq's Transport Ministry ordered global airlines to halt service to Irbil, the Kurdish regional capital, and Sulaimaniyah, its second city, beginning this evening. (more...)
Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match Stadium seats collapse, injuring 18 at French soccer match
- October 02, 2017

The stadium, which holds 12,000 people , was evacuated after a security meeting. Fode Ballo-Toure had given the visitors the lead and ran near the away section to celebrate when the barrier gave way. Lille chief executive Marc Ingla responded on Twitter saying: "The statement from Amiens' president is irresponsible and inflammatory in the context of this situation". (more...)
Storm crush Cowboys in NRL Grand Final Storm crush Cowboys in NRL Grand Final
- October 02, 2017

You know when you play tennis or pool or golf with someone better and you lift to their level nearly as though you don't want to be embarrassed? "I honestly didn't know whether my body would let me back here", he said, in reference to his missed season of 2016 and the incredible amount of recovery work he had to do. (more...)
NK official handling U.S. affairs begins Russian Federation visit
- October 01, 2017

Oleg Burmistrov, Russia's ambassador-at-large, met Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American Department of North Korea's Foreign Ministry in the Russian capital on Friday, TASS reported. The UN Security Council implemented fresh sanctions last week over Pyongyang's sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. Moscow lobbied to weaken the sanctions, particularly regarding a full oil embargo. (more...)
Locals struggle to get information on loved ones in Puerto Rico
- October 01, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of San Juan , Puerto Rico , who has been critical of the federal response to the devastation on the island, saying on Saturday that she was showing "poor leadership". "They are working so hard but there's nothing left", he said. Maria made landfall as a major Category 4 hurricane in Puerto Rico on September 20, killing at least 16 people , knocking out power, decimating infrastructure and drowning the island's agriculture. (more...)
Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger
- October 01, 2017

In particular, he thinks union bargaining positions and union-backed politicians have made the state's budget and pension crisis worse, something that isn't good for the state or for union workers who would face layoffs or pensions shortfalls, he wrote. (more...)
Malaysia imposes travel ban to North Korea Malaysia imposes travel ban to North Korea
- September 30, 2017

Malaysia's soccer team is scheduled to face North Korea in an Asian Cup tie in Pyongyang on October 5, a match that been delayed twice due to security fears. Next week's game in Pyongyang had already twice been delayed following a row over the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, at a Kuala Lumpur airport. (more...)
UKIP set to unveil new leader amid resignation threats UKIP set to unveil new leader amid resignation threats
- September 30, 2017

Henry Bolton, 54, a former Lib Dem candidate and father of three, won 30 per cent of the vote, beating a controversial anti-Islam candidate and other higher-profile Ukip figures. Mr Bolton called on the party to unite behind him to allow him to deliver its aims. I do not see myself as being your leader, I see myself as serving this party. (more...)
Miracles are needed for progress on Brexit talks, says Juncker Miracles are needed for progress on Brexit talks, says Juncker
- September 30, 2017

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said that it could still be months before both sides can actually proceed to discuss trade. Britain had aimed to make a breakthrough at a summit in Brussels on October 19-20. Even so, both sides said some progress had been made. "NATO remains the bedrock of our collective security, and there is no clearer demonstration of the UK's unconditional commitment to Europe's defence than the 800 British troops now in Tapa, leading a North ... (more...)