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Now women can issue fatwa in Saudi Arabia

Now women can issue fatwa in Saudi Arabia The newspaper said the landmark move was approved by 107 votes and ends 45 years of only men being able to issue fatwas. . Saudi Arabia's King Salman continued his push to improve women's rights in the kingdom this week, calling on the interior minister to draft the law. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales

Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales Satellite images show the tempest could be on a collision course with the United Kingdom after changing direction in the last 24 hours. Maria - now a tropical storm - is on track towards the United Kingdom, according to the latest map from the NOAA's NHC . [Full Article...]

Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November

Trump will travel to five Asian nations from November 3-14, including three critical to the crisis over North Korea - Japan , South Korea and China . At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of U.S. strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said. [Full Article...]

Valbuena doubles, Trout homers lead to Angels past Mariners

Valbuena doubles, Trout homers lead to Angels past Mariners Los Angeles pulled within a run when Albert Pujols doubled and scored on a single by C.J. Cron before Valbuena delivered the go-ahead hit off closer Edwin Diaz. Team has a $10 million option on him for next season it can buy out for $1 million. The Angels (78-80) were eliminated from playoff contention. The Seattle Mariners have won 10 of their last 15 games when scoring more than three runs. [Full Article...]

Retired Assamese soldier asked to prove he is Indian

Retired Assamese soldier asked to prove he is Indian After being appointed as Junior Commissioned Officer in Indian Army by APJ Abdul Kalam and having served in the forces for 30 years, an ex-army was asked to prove that he was an Indian citizen. Ironically, the affidavit where she was identified as an Indian citizen mentions Hoque as her husband. Haque also said that the summon states, that he had entered India after 1971 without any documents. [Full Article...]

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November

Trump to visit five Asian countries in November Mr Trump will stop in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. A USA official said Asian leaders who met Mr Trump at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last week helped persuade him to attend in unity with key Asian allies. [Full Article...]

Officer stabbed, pedestrians hit in Canada in suspected 'acts of terrorism'

Officer stabbed, pedestrians hit in Canada in suspected 'acts of terrorism' Canadian media report a white Chevy Malibu slammed into a police roadblock in the Alberta capital, and a police officer was stabbed when the man got out of the vehicle. The officer noticed the name was similar to the owner of the Chevy Malibu, upon which the U-Haul driver fled the scene with police in pursuit. Police are asking people to avoid the area near 107A Avenue and 93 Street. [Full Article...]

Trump Comes to Asia

Trump Comes to Asia A USA official said Asian leaders who met Mr Trump at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last week helped persuade him to attend in unity with key Asian allies. Kim responded by saying "US dotard" Trump would "face results beyond his expectation". Even as Washington and Beijing grapple with that security crisis in North Korea , Trump has pressed China for more balanced trade with Ame... [Full Article...]

Merkel chief of staff to become acting finance minister

Merkel chief of staff to become acting finance minister Two conservative state premiers called on Merkel to recognise the wishes of the electorate. But if they are placed in the main body of the chamber, no other party wants to sit next to them. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Lower Saxony's Christian Democratic Union's (CDU) top candidate Bernd Althusmann wave after a regional election campaign in Hildesheim, Germany September 27, 2017. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Trying Direct Diplomacy With North Korea to Defuse Nuclear Crisis

The visit comes at a time when North Koreans say ordinary people are tired of anti-American propaganda. Trump has offered fiery rhetoric and a tough stance against the North's nuclear weapons program, declaring in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly last week that the USA would "totally destroy" North Korea if provoked. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico

Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico Trump is expected to visit the island on Tuesday but the White House confirmed this morning that his wife Melania will not make the trip as she did after previous disasters. "I stopped using the insulin in my refrigerator". He said the island is "totally unable" to handle the catastrophe on its own. The Pentagon announced on Thursday that it would send three-star Lt. [Full Article...]

North Korea says 'millions' ready to fight US

North Korea says 'millions' ready to fight US At the same time, Trump's national security team is conducting a broad review of United States strategy toward China in search of ways to counter Chinese trade practices and open up market access, a senior administration official said . [Full Article...]

Britain's Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition

Britain's Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition Yes, absolutely. Do I want the delay to go on longer than two years? Meanwhile, Scotland's Europe minister, Alasdair Allan, has said Scotland's relations with Nordic countries will become more important as a result of Brexit. The exchange was filmed by Channel 4 . UK Prime Minister Theresa May somehow seems to have made everyone unhappy with her Florence speech about Brexit, which threw many... [Full Article...]

Man dies in auto accident in Washington County

Man dies in auto accident in Washington County The crash happened about 6:38 a.m.at the intersection of Otis Allen Road and Old Lakeland Highway. According to FHP, the auto left the roadway and started overturning. A Santa Fe man suffered minor injuries in a crash Friday afternoon two miles south of Santa Fe. Sky 6 video from the scene showed a four-door sedan with extensive damage that appeared to almost split the vehicle in half. [Full Article...]

Civilians Killed in Rebel-Held Village in Syria

Civilians Killed in Rebel-Held Village in Syria According to the Syrian Observatory - which gathers its information from a network of sources inside Syria - dozens of people are still missing after the bombardment. Russia, Turkey and Iran brokered a safe zone agreement for the area in May but the jihadists are not covered by the deal. Russian airstrikes in Syria's Idlib province terminated an operation by Jabhat al-Nusra (terror group, outlaw... [Full Article...]

Tennessee Church Shooter Left a Note Behind That Could Reveal His Motivation

Tennessee Church Shooter Left a Note Behind That Could Reveal His Motivation Law enforcement officials told the AP that a note found in the SUV of Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, referenced retaliation for a shooting in a black church two years ago by a white supremacist. Samson opened fire at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tenn., on September 24. Police found several guns in his possession: the.40-caliber handgun allegedly used in the shooting , an AR-15... [Full Article...]

Trump blasts San Juan mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis

Trump blasts San Juan mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis Eleven days after Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico still looks like a war zone. Illinois Democratic Representative Luis Gutierrez censured Trump's approach in an interview on MSNBC aired on Saturday. This week, federal officials and locals clashed on such issues as medical care facilities, aid shipments and the availability of cash. "It's a love letter to Puerto Rico", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Puerto Rico officials struggling with humanitarian crisis

The appearances came amid criticism that Trump has not been as engaged in the recovery of Puerto Rico as he was when hurricanes recently struck Texas and Florida. With the ongoing crisis more than a thousand miles away, Puerto Ricans in the Mid-South are working to do what they can to help here on the mainland. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses San Juan mayor of 'poor leadership'

Trump accuses San Juan mayor of 'poor leadership' Trump also says the mayor was "very complimentary only a few days ago", but "has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump". She said the federal response has "collapsed", emotionally describing how provincial mayors have tried unsuccessfully to retrieve critical goods from the government command center in San Juan . [Full Article...]

Laffer: Tax cuts will make everyone a millionaire

Laffer: Tax cuts will make everyone a millionaire Some Republicans, once fiscally demanding but now desperate for a legislative win after a yearlong drought, shrugged off the specter of adding billions to the federal deficit. The top one percent of U.S. earners, or those making more than $730,000 a year, would receive about half of all tax benefits created by the Republican plan, with their after-tax incomes rising by an average of 8.5 percent, a... [Full Article...]


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