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Madrid and Barcelona clash over control of the Catalonia police force

Madrid and Barcelona clash over control of the Catalonia police force The chief prosecutor in Catalonia ordered police to seal off buildings that will house polling stations before the day of the referendum and deploy officers on the day of the vote to prevent ballots from being ast. The Spanish prosecutor has previously warned that Catalan officials involved in the preparation of the referendum on independence could be charged with disobedience, abuse of power and ... [Full Article...]

At least 37 civilians killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria's Idlib

At least 37 civilians killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria's Idlib Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted bases belonging to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria with drone strikes. "At the moment the operation to liberate the city continues". Elsewhere in Syria, Russian and government warplanes stepped up their airstrikes against rebels as well as al-Qaeda-linked insurgents in different areas, straining ... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle sat with man believed to be matchmaker

Meghan Markle sat with man believed to be matchmaker Prince Harry , right, arrives with his girlfriend Meghan Markle at the wheelchair tennis competition during the Invictus Games in Toronto on Monday, September 25, 2017. Today, the couple stepped out together hand in hand and sat next to one another in the stand. Prince Harry stopped to shake the hand of the Kiwi competitor who took the opportunity to introduce the taniwha he had been carry... [Full Article...]

U.S. welcomes Saudi move to allow women to drive

U.S. welcomes Saudi move to allow women to drive Saudi women remain largely under the whim of male relatives due to guardianship laws. While the enforcement of these laws has loosened in recent years, there is little to stop Saudi men from greatly limiting the movements of their wives or daughters. [Full Article...]

Megyn Kelly's new 'have fun, avoid politics' show debut gets roasted online

Megyn Kelly's new 'have fun, avoid politics' show debut gets roasted online CNN's Brian Lowry admitted that while it wouldn't be fair to judge Kelly after just one show , he wonders if NBC News fully considered how best to use her talents. Kelly even came under fire, quickly into her first broadcast, while interacting with the cast of the soon-to-be-revived NBC sitcom "Will & Grace". [Full Article...]

Mexico parties offer funds for quake relief

Mexico parties offer funds for quake relief It was powerful enough to once again send residents running into the streets. More than 44,000 schools in six states were due to reopen Monday, but only 103 in Mexico City - just 1 percent of its schools - were set to resume classes after they were certified as structurally safe, Reuters reported. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria could cause risky currents along U.S. coast

Hurricane Maria could cause risky currents along U.S. coast Many will ask why there are so many storms and hurricanes developing at the moment, and while it is hurricane season, favourable conditions in the Atlantic are helping to fuel devastating storms. Category 5 hurricanes have directly hit six land masses head on, leaving devastation in their wake nearly every time. Two of the towns in the three-town project have finished beach replenishment. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Added to President Donald Trump's New Travel Bans

Venezuela Added to President Donald Trump's New Travel Bans President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travellers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban . New rules on the administration's refugee policy are expected to come out in the coming days. These modifications to the ban, while significant, don't change - and in many ways amplify - its rotten core. [Full Article...]

Boy, 8, dies from hammer attack after trying to protect younger sister

Boy, 8, dies from hammer attack after trying to protect younger sister Dante was declared brain dead after the attack and died six days later, having only completed his first day of the third grade. Chaney then tied her up and poured lighter fluid on her. Police said he got her auto keys and some different things and left in Salone's vehicle. Chaney was arrested hours later on an outstanding warrant in the state of Nevada. [Full Article...]

Japan PM Abe calls snap election in October

Japan PM Abe calls snap election in October Shortly before Abe told LDP members of his dissolution plan, Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike said she is establishing a new national-level political party called the "Kibo" (Hope) party. President Trump's recent threat to totally destroy North Korea if attacked, and the escalating war of words between the leaders of the US and North Korea , have heightened these concerns for many. [Full Article...]

Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more

Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more The three DBs had 15 INTs between them past year. They fought to the very, very last second, so you have to tip your hat to them. Wentz was sacked on the play and the Giants took over at their 49-yard line. The strong words immediately following the season, with general manager Jerry Reese stating the obvious that he needed to grow up, were replaced with assurances that he would get his mega-de... [Full Article...]

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero The tremors - possibly aftershocks from a massive 8.2-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico two weeks ago - forced rescue workers in the capital to pause their efforts for a couple of hours. On a poster in front of a collapsed office block where several people were trapped by the quake, a picture of one of those inside read: "Adrian, you are a warrior". [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner Sentenced to Nearly Two Years in Prison for Sexting Scandal

Anthony Weiner Sentenced to Nearly Two Years in Prison for Sexting Scandal One of the messages included a photo of his penis whilst he was near his four-year-old son, according to The Metro . Prosecutors said he sent her porn and got her to take her clothes off and touch herself on Skype. Weiner's attorneys said his crimes were a "product of sickness" and maintained he wasn't a sexual predator. "He never sought out teenagers on the Internet". [Full Article...]

Iraq parliament gets tough on Kurdish referendum

Iraq parliament gets tough on Kurdish referendum Also on Sunday, Iran closed its airspace to all flights to and from the Kurdish region at the request of the Iraqi government . Iraq's central government has threatened to intervene militarily if the vote leads to violence. The State Department said last week the referendum would preclude the possibility of negotiations with the Baghdad central government, and present a high cost for "all Ira... [Full Article...]

Trump Casts Doubt Over Iran Nuclear Deal After Missile Test

Trump Casts Doubt Over Iran Nuclear Deal After Missile Test However, UN Security Council Resolution 2231 calls upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology. "It's a Security Council agreement and the United States is a member of the Security Council". During Iran's war with Iraq in the 1980s, it turned to North Korea as... [Full Article...]

Fuel prices to hit seven-month high this week

Fuel prices to hit seven-month high this week Nigeria has been given another extension in respect of oil production output ceiling, thereby raising hope of her recovering fully from the economic recession she just marginally exited recently. "At the same time, without any firm plans for after March 2018, discussions will start about the end game of the OPEC deal and erode confidence". "Continued declining USA oil rigs and continued declin... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi begins three-day visit to Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi begins three-day visit to Gujarat Further attacking the government on the issue of unemployment, Rahul giving the figures said that out of the 30000 people that enter the market every day in search for a job, the Modi led government is only able to provide jobs to 400. This was a massive blow to our economy. In a strategically designed tour programme, Gandhi was, on Monday, travelling across the Other Backward Classes (OBC) be... [Full Article...]

'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands Of People In Puerto Rico

'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands Of People In Puerto Rico On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island, days after Hurricane Irma hit. The island's power grid could take four-to-six months to fix. Lo took to Instagram announce her desire to help those who were affected by Hurricane Maria . Cuomo cited the devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. [Full Article...]

U.S. bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon

U.S. bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon President Donald Trump's resolve. The Pentagon said the B-1B bombers came from Guam and their U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts came from Okinawa, Japan. Kim's foreign minister told reporters this week that the North's response to Trump "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". [Full Article...]

Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky

Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky They twice left receivers uncovered for easy touchdowns, the second time allowing Freddie Swain to catch a five-yard pass from Luke Del Rio to give the Gators the lead in the final minute. "We had a lot of guys make plays after broken tackles". A late penalty after the Wildcats neared field goal range left MacGinnis with a long attempt that fell in the end zone. [Full Article...]


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