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TRACKING: Rain chances increase Thursday and Friday

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible. Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southwest after midnight. The weather service said Saturday and Sunday are to be sunny with a slight chance of showers Saturday and highs in the lower to mid-70s. High temperatures will be around 80 degrees. [Full Article...]

Half a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in Myanmar

Half a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in Myanmar Under pressure, Myanmar has set up a working group with Bangladesh to facilitate the return of Rohingyas which Bangladesh calls "forcibly displaced Myanmar citizens". The Bangladesh Foreign Secretary said there is a tendency to view such issues from the prism of radicalisation, but that obfuscates the fact that it is above all a humanitarian issue, involving women and children who "need suppor... [Full Article...]

Niger ambush, deaths highlight US Africa military mission creep

Niger ambush, deaths highlight US Africa military mission creep According to the sources, one soldier form Niger was also killed in the attack. The Associated Press reports four Nigerien soldiers were also killed and others from the USA and Niger were wounded in the attack believed to have been carried out by Islamic extremists. [Full Article...]

Is Iran In Violation Of The Nuclear Agreement ?

Is Iran In Violation Of The Nuclear Agreement ? It is expected that Mr Trump will give a major foreign policy speech on October 12, in which he will accuse Iran of fuelling terrorism and causing instability in the Middle East. While everyone was posing for the photo, Trump delivered a cryptic message to press saying, it might be the " calm before the storm ". Trump will argue that the agreement is not in the interest of the United State... [Full Article...]

Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil

Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil Janauba's mayor decreed seven days of mourning. With only 2 hospitals in the small town of 80,000 people, numerous more seriously hurt were taken by police helicopter to Minas Gerais' capital Belo Horizonte, more than 500 kilometers away. [Full Article...]

FM slams terrorist attack in Pakistan

FM slams terrorist attack in Pakistan Balochistan government spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar too confirmed that it was a suicide attack. The Islamic State Khorasan Province - the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan - has since released a statement claiming the attack, according to the US-based monitoring group SITE. [Full Article...]

John Kelly's personal cell phone was hacked, White House officials say

John Kelly's personal cell phone was hacked, White House officials say The digital attack was first discovered after Kelly reported experiencing glitches on the device - which was his personal phone, and not the government-issued phone - for a while. "The [attackers] I would be most anxious about are nation-states or other actors who may have access to resale of commercial spyware sold to nation-states", Marczak said. [Full Article...]

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected Samajwadi Party national president for 5 years

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected Samajwadi Party national president for 5 years Earlier, the Samajwadi Party chief had a tenure of three years but the party constitution was amended to extend it to five years. "From now on it will be a very aggressive and focused Akhilesh, no looking back", said a party worker from Firozabad, Ram Dhari Yadav. [Full Article...]

Mayor reacts to Energy East

Mayor reacts to Energy East The line would have brought western oil as far east as Irving Oil's New Brunswick works - Irving president Ian Whitcomb said in a statement , "This is a sad day for Canada". Picard is a signatory to the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion, a coalition of 150 tribes in Canada and the United States fighting against any and all oilsands pipeline projects. [Full Article...]

Oil rises 2 percent, boosted by potential OPEC deal

Oil rises 2 percent, boosted by potential OPEC deal Riyadh has agreed to purchase S-400 air defense missile system from Russian Federation, according to Saudi television station al-Arabiya. Two Russian submarines fired 10 "Kalibr" cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at militant targets in Syria's Deir al-Zor province in an effort to support a Syrian army offensive, Russian news agencies cited the Defence Ministry in Moscow as saying on T... [Full Article...]

How Amit Shah stole the show from Sunny Leone

How Amit Shah stole the show from Sunny Leone CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat also reportedly said: " Amit Shah is deliberately inciting violence against #CPIM leaders & its workers". State BJP unit on Thursday took out a protest march against the atrocities on activists and their families affiliated to BJP and RSS in Kerala . [Full Article...]

Hamas Vows to Keep Weapons Under Reconciliation Deal with Fatah

Hamas Vows to Keep Weapons Under Reconciliation Deal with Fatah The moves deepened the hardships facing the strip, which has been battered by an Israeli and Egyptian blockade and wars with Israel. The video was played as Egyptian intelligence head Khaled Fawzi met with Hamas and Palestinian Authority leaders in the Gaza Strip. [Full Article...]

Saudi economy contracts in first two quarters of 2017

Saudi economy contracts in first two quarters of 2017 Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are on the verge of setting up a joint fund worth $1bn aiming at strengthening energy cooperation between the two giant oil producers. The Kingdom is looking to acquire stakes in at least two oil and gas companies in Russia, Saudi sources close to the talks told Bloomberg , requesting anonymity because of the private nature of said talks. [Full Article...]

George Foreman Wants To Have A Street Fight With Steven Seagal

George Foreman Wants To Have A Street Fight With Steven Seagal The 1968 Olympic gold medallist's tweet led to some Twitter users speculating that Seagal would be able to use weapons as he does in numerous action movies he has starred in, but Foreman was quick to put those rumours to bed. Forget Mayweather-McGregor meagre show, that would be something else. Boxing great George Foreman took to Twitter Monday to challenge martial arts actor Steven Seagal ... [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 16 could impact the Carolinas

Tropical Depression 16 could impact the Carolinas The good news is that this storm doesn't look almost as strong as the past few hurricanes which have impacted the US. Check The Palm Beach Post's live storm tracking map . I would say it is doubtful that the system becomes a hurricane due to dry air west of the path, and westerly shear. It is too early to determine the exact impacts Tropical Depression Sixteen could pose across Central Geor... [Full Article...]

Kerala CM responsible for murders of BJP, RSS workers: Amit Shah

Kerala CM responsible for murders of BJP, RSS workers: Amit Shah Whether it was in Bengal or Tripura, and it is right now happening in Kerala also, he said. BJP leader Amit Shah today remarked that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is responsible for the political violence in the state. The march will pass through Pinarayi Vijayan's home town in Kannur. The silence of the activists over the killing of more than 120 BJP workers working on a "nationalist... [Full Article...]

Yogi Adityanath Likely to Join Amit Shah's 'Padyatra Against Violence' in Kerala

Yogi Adityanath Likely to Join Amit Shah's 'Padyatra Against Violence' in Kerala The presence of ministers like Nirmala Sitharaman, Ananth Kumar, Dharmendra Pradhan, Giriraj Singh, Smriti Irani, J.P. Nadda, V.K. Singh, and Kerala's own Alphons Kannanthanam is expected to send a message to the people of the state - that the BJP is giving a lot of importance to the coastal state. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Nam murder: Alleged killers plead not guilty

Kim Jong Nam murder: Alleged killers plead not guilty Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are charged in the February 13 murder of Kim Jong Nam using banned VX nerve agent at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur. Diplomatic relations between North Korea and Malaysia, once somewhat friendly, collapsed as a result of the murder. The women claimed they did not know they were smearing the deadly VX nerve agent on his face whe... [Full Article...]

Who is Honeypreet Insan, Ram Rahim's 'adopted daughter'

Who is Honeypreet Insan, Ram Rahim's 'adopted daughter' The self-styled Godman, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet is finally in the custody of the Haryana Police. Honeypreet , who is known to be a close aide of Ram Rahim and has been absconding since his conviction, explained that she has been very disturbed and can not describe her state of mind. [Full Article...]

Honeypreet, Rapist Gurmeet's daughter surrenders in Zirakpur

Honeypreet, Rapist Gurmeet's daughter surrenders in Zirakpur According to the Police Commissioner, Panchkula, Honeypreet Insan and her another woman associate were rounded up from Zirakpur-Patiala road by the Haryana Police. Honeypreet also explained why she did not go to the police. "Later, so many things were said about how I accompanied him", she said. To another question, Honeypreet said she had met her lawyer in Delhi. [Full Article...]


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