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Scottish tourist in court over incident in packed Dubai bar

Scottish tourist in court over incident in packed Dubai bar Police turned up and arrested Jamie who says he was jailed with no idea of the charge. The man was "clearly agitated", said Detained in Dubai , detailing Harron's account of the incident. Radha Stirling, chief executive of campaign group Detained in Dubai , said: "It is quite outrageous that he has been held in the country for so long already". [Full Article...]

Germany: Angela Merkel's party and allies reach crucial deal on migrants

Germany: Angela Merkel's party and allies reach crucial deal on migrants The agreement, under which Germany would accept around 200,000 people a year on humanitarian grounds but not refer to it as an "upper limit" on refugees, came after around seven hours of talks on Sunday between leading members of the CDU and Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU). [Full Article...]

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in Louisiana

Some mandatory evacuations had been ordered in areas outside levees in New Orleans and Plaquemines Parish. Strong thunderstorms are also possible Sunday afternoon and night. Officials recommend staying indoors until after the storm has passed. Nate is expected to chart a path straight through the Eastern part of MS, and to continue straight through the inland United States, all the way pas... [Full Article...]

Nate downgraded to tropical storm, seen weakening quickly: NHC

North Georgia and parts of metro Atlanta are getting much-needed rain, and it could continue through most of the day. The NHC said Tropical Storm Nate was "rapidly weakening", though storm surge and heavy rainfall was a problem in the region. [Full Article...]

Could Hurricane Nate raise gas prices?

A state of emergency has been declared in four southern U.S. states with Hurricane Nate gathering strength. " Nate spared the New Orleans area any significant wind damage and storm-surge flooding, but pockets of tree and wire damage and wind gusts to hurricane force were recorded in parts of MS and offshore oil platforms in the Louisiana coastal waters", said Net Director of Operation... [Full Article...]

Google's parent company to restore wireless service in Puerto Rico using balloons

Google's parent company to restore wireless service in Puerto Rico using balloons Communications remain patchy on the island. They were among several tech companies proposing disaster response ideas, most aimed at getting phone and internet service up and running. In addition, two New Jersey National Guard armories continue to accept donations to aid Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts. "We're grateful for the support of the FCC and the Puerto Rican authorities as we wor... [Full Article...]

Maryam says NAB references are about revenge, not accountability

Maryam says NAB references are about revenge, not accountability Sharif, his children - Hussain, Hassan, and Maryam - and her husband Captain Safdar are expected to appear in court on October 9 and be indicted in the corruption cases. She added that they uphold the rule and the constitution and as responsible citizens will appear before the court. "The things that have been happening for past year and a half are out in the open now", she added. [Full Article...]

Trump says will not move USA embassy to Jerusalem for now

Trump says will not move USA embassy to Jerusalem for now Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem , said he is certain that Trump will carry out his campaign promise to move the embassy from Tel Aviv. He was referring to efforts to forge a peace between the two sides that has eluded career diplomats for decades. [Full Article...]

Trump's choice: Iran deal model or North Korean bomb?

Trump's choice: Iran deal model or North Korean bomb? The reporters pressed again, asking whether he was referring to Iran or the Islamic State group, CNN reported. In response to a question whether Iran's insistence that the deal is not open to renegotiating would put it on a "collision course" with the US, Zarif said, "We're not putting ourselves on a collision course with anybody". [Full Article...]

TRACKING: Nate makes landfall in Mississippi; Rain will impact the Carolinas

TRACKING: Nate makes landfall in Mississippi; Rain will impact the Carolinas Where the storm makes landfall, 90 miles per hour winds and a 10 foot storm surge will be possible, which is a unsafe, life threatening situation. A satellite image shows tropical storm activity along the coast of Central America. Saturday. It's not clear if hurricane Nate will be a category one or two when it makes landfall Saturday evening. In Florida , Gov. Rick Scott asked Donald Tr... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker in Sunday morning tweetstorm

Trump attacks retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker in Sunday morning tweetstorm He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I said "NO THANKS". Both before and after he announced his retirement, Corker rebuked the president and his policies. "Someone obviously missed their shift this morning". Republicans hold a slim 52-vote majority in the Senate and can only afford to lose two votes to pass a tax overhaul, which is why Corker's vote is crucial. [Full Article...]

Unarmed security unlikely hero of Las Vegas massacre

Unarmed security unlikely hero of Las Vegas massacre Paddock, who was armed with a cache of firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition, had "fired through the door, striking Mr. Campos", Hickey said. Sheriff Lombardi said: "His bravery was fantastic. He gave our officers the key guard for the room and then continued clearing rooms until he was ordered to go seek attention", he said. [Full Article...]

Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks?

Could Obama's ATF have prevented sales of bump stocks? Moments after, at the White House, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders praised the announcement. It was a rare concession for all concerned. They blocked background check legislation after the shooting deaths of elementary school children in CT in 2012, and took no action despite intense pressure from Democrats, including a House floor sit-in, after last year's bloodbath at the Pulse nightc... [Full Article...]

TMZ: Las Vegas Gunman Booked Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza

TMZ: Las Vegas Gunman Booked Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza A man named Stephen Paddock reserved a room at the Blackstone Hotel, in Chicago, at the same time as the Lollapalooza music festival was taking pace in the IL city. The hotel also had a "bird's-eye view of the crowd". Among the revellers at the August festival were former President Barack Obama's daughters, Malia and Sasha. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas carnage should spur action on conversion kits

Las Vegas carnage should spur action on conversion kits The group said: "Devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations ". In his book from 2000, "The America We Deserve", Mr. Trump said that while he opposes a number of gun restrictions, he supports a federal assault weapons ban - this ban expired in 2004 - and a longer waiting period for gun purchases (don't ... [Full Article...]

Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure honors breast cancer awareness month

Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure honors breast cancer awareness month Smith said being there was an important step for her to make in the healing process. "It's granted back to other organizations that support breast health and breast cancer". "My outfit is for all survivors but especially for my sister". The other 25 percent goes goes to national breast cancer research, Doss said. "We just go all out pink". [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico weighing on federal budget

Puerto Rico weighing on federal budget According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, there are more than 10,000 U.S. officials on the ground on the island, and 45% of customers now have access to drinking water . At least 16 people died . US President Donald Trump is facing widespread criticism for his Puerto Rico trip as he complained about the costs of hurricane damage, belittled the scope of the devastation and to... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah's son to file 100 crore defamation case against The Wire

Amit Shah's son to file 100 crore defamation case against The Wire BJP said Jay will file Rs 100 crore lawsuit against the publication. Notably, the following year (in 2015-16), the company's turnover jumped to a whopping Rs 80 crore, he said. Now, what do you have to say about crony capitalism? Attacking Modi, Yechury tweeted, "Latest in the series of corruption cases under Modi". The AAP demanded a probe into the matter. [Full Article...]

Spain court suspends Catalan legislature after poll

Spain court suspends Catalan legislature after poll Thousands of people gathered in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday as Catalonia prepared to declare independence from the rest of Spain after police responded with violence to last week's referendum . Over 2.2 million Catalonians, or 42% of the region's electorate, voted overwhelmingly to separate from Spain last Sunday. As the political turmoil intensifies, Catalonia will remai... [Full Article...]

HC grants regular bail to Ryan employees

HC grants regular bail to Ryan employees The Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to the Pinto until December 5, reported news agency ANI . On September 8, Pradhuman Thakur, a class 2 student was found dead with his throat slit in the school washroom. Thakur contended that the grant of anticipatory bail was "absolutely illegal, unwarranted, unconstitutional, erroneous ..." The Haryana government had earlier recommended for a... [Full Article...]


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