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New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City Of 6,000 damaged buildings, some 1,500 have yet to be inspected, said Horacio Urbano, president of Centro Urbano, a think tank specializing in urban issues and real estate. The toll from the devastating September 19 quake in Mexico has risen to 305, national Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente has said. Yet psychologists dispatched to the scene were already preparing to help relati... [Full Article...]

Person detained near White House had multiple weapons

Person detained near White House had multiple weapons Secret Service Uniform Division officers approached the man outside an art gallery in the area of 17th street and Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, according to law enforcement sources and arrest records. According to WTOP , the man told the officers he was headed to the White House and wanted to meet with National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers and Defense Secretary James... [Full Article...]

Violent Crime Spikes In Michigan; Half The Murders In Detroit

Violent Crime Spikes In Michigan; Half The Murders In Detroit Chicago led the nation in murders in 2016, with 765 people killed - more than double New York's homicide rate - though the IL city has a much smaller population. Criminologists and law enforcement leaders say that much of the increase in homicides is attributable to significant upticks in specific cities, rather than a national crime wave. [Full Article...]

Ed Miliband: I was wrong to call for Jeremy Corbyn to quit

Ed Miliband: I was wrong to call for Jeremy Corbyn to quit Nandy says the party has lost touch with more traditional voters outside of major cities . While Labour didn't win, its result far outstripped expectations, and made the 68-year-old Corbyn a hero to the party's growing and increasingly youthful membership. [Full Article...]

Trump expands travel restrictions on DPRK, Venezuela, Chad

Trump expands travel restrictions on DPRK, Venezuela, Chad The new restrictions are slated to take effect on October 18 and resulted from a review after Trump's original travel bans sparked global outrage and legal challenges. For the past 90 days, the ban has excluded anyone from those nations from travelling to the United States, unless a " bona fide " relationship with a U.S. [Full Article...]

N Korea minister accuses United States of declaring war

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaks outside the U.N. Plaza Hotel in NY on Monday. The Nasdaq was down 1.19%, while the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 also saw selling in the immediate aftermath. Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea and its 25 million people and called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man" - remarks that he reportedly ad-libbed while veering off... [Full Article...]

Merkel Victorious In Germany's National Election

Merkel Victorious In Germany's National Election After winning 12.6% of the vote, the nationalist party will be the first hard-right, openly anti-immigration party to enter the German parliament since World War Two, with almost 94 seats. The Free Democratic Party will have 80 seats, the Green Party will get 67 seats, while the Left Party will receive 69. The chancellor, in turn, vowed to analyze the situation to win back the voters who had p... [Full Article...]

Trump Weighs Replacing Temporary Travel Ban With New Restrictions

Trump Weighs Replacing Temporary Travel Ban With New Restrictions Five countries in the previous ban remain under restriction: Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia. To limit confusion, valid visas would not be revoked as a result of the proclamation. "We will not admit those into our country we can not safely vet", Trump tweeted just after the proclamation was released. Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Trump cryptically replied in response to a question... [Full Article...]

Estranged Chaudhry Nisar calls on Nawaz Sharif

Estranged Chaudhry Nisar calls on Nawaz Sharif Sharif, 67, had been visiting his wife Kulsoom Nawaz in recent weeks in London , where she is undergoing cancer treatment. Sharif's daughter Maryam and sons Hussain and Hassan did not accompany the former prime minister on his return as they are still in London . [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries

Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries The new restrictions single out Chad , Iran , Libya , North Korea , Somalia , Syria , Venezuela and Yemen . After the restrictions were released, the Council on American-Islamic Relations called it "just one part of the administration's 'ugly white supremacist agenda'". [Full Article...]

Judgment day has arrived for Anthony Weiner in sexting scandal

Judgment day has arrived for Anthony Weiner in sexting scandal Justice demands that this type of conduct be prosecuted and punished with time in prison . Two years later, after Weiner had announced that he was running for New York City mayor, screenshots of sexually explicit messages exchanged by Weiner surfaced as well. [Full Article...]

Trump bans or restricts visas for travel to USA from 8 countries

Trump bans or restricts visas for travel to USA from 8 countries Donald Trump has slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea , Venezuela and Chad , expanding his controversial travel ban to eight countries. From the next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria , Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea will not be allowed in the US, Trump was quoted as saying. [Full Article...]

Ram Rahim Appeals in HC Against Rape Case Verdict

Ram Rahim Appeals in HC Against Rape Case Verdict The case was registered by the CBI in December 2002 on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court . He had allegedly had a devotee Ranjit Singh and journalist Ram Chander Chattrapati murdered to hide the dealings of the organisation. [Full Article...]

Target to raise minimum wage to $11, promises $15 by 2020

Target to raise minimum wage to $11, promises $15 by 2020 Starting in October, employees at Target stores will be compensated with an $11/hour minimum wage, up $1 from its previous standard set in April 2016. The new wage is higher than the minimum wage in Minnesota, which is $9.50 for large employers, and 47 other states. Last year, the Fight for $15 movement took a downturn for McDonald's employees, however, when the company began pushing for a kiosk... [Full Article...]

Smith: Not good enough for an Australian team

Smith: Not good enough for an Australian team Icing on the cake was the No 1 ranking on the ODI table. Here India has won all the matches. But the way they lost the plot and settled for a lot less than they looked like getting might force the team management into deep contemplation. [Full Article...]

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Her' debuts at #7 in Billboard 200 Album Chart

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Her' debuts at #7 in Billboard 200 Album Chart BTS actually held the previous record; its " Wings " went as high as #26 on the chart. The album had sales of 31,000 units, broken down into 18,000 in traditional albums sold, nearly 4,000 in track equivalent albums (TEA) and slightly under 10,000 in streaming equivalent albums. [Full Article...]

Is it far-right? Germany's AfD sparks debate

Is it far-right? Germany's AfD sparks debate She has been less visible as a figure since a surprise decision in April not to run the party's election campaign. In Germany, given its dark Nazi history, the label "far-right" carries heavy weight and automatically triggers monitoring by the BfV domestic intelligence agency. [Full Article...]

Japan PM Abe announces $17.8 billion economic stimulus package

Japan PM Abe announces $17.8 billion economic stimulus package At the UN, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven also voiced concern over Mr Trump's bellicose tone and urged dialogue in tandem with sanctions. Though he has not announced a date for elections, reports say polls will be held on October 22. [Full Article...]

Malaysia disassociates itself from ASEAN statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state

Malaysia disassociates itself from ASEAN statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state Calling Anifah's stance "bold" and "commendable", Santiago said the minister was "clearly breaking ranks with Asean's pride of working on consensus". "While the attack by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on 25 August against Myanmar security forces is to be condemned, the military's response has been globally acknowledged to be responsible for the deaths of many innocent civilians and t... [Full Article...]

Lebron James slams Trump over comments on National Football League players

He wrote: "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team". In turn, Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James showed his support for Curry by tweeting at Trump . While the Warriors had not received a formal invitation, team officials were of the belief that one would likely be extended if the team voted on attending the White House. [Full Article...]


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