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'Dunkirk' rescue as volcano island of Ambae erupts

'Dunkirk' rescue as volcano island of Ambae erupts Bule said the evacuation will be carried out by boat and continue through October 6. The volcano, also known as Lombenben and Aoba, is nearly directly in the center of Ambae, an oblong island whose population is grouped primarily along the coast, particularly in the northeast. [Full Article...]

Nawaz to appear in accountability court today, face indictment proceeding

Nawaz to appear in accountability court today, face indictment proceeding Non-bailable arrest warrants have been issued for Nawaz Sharif's children and son-in-law. He requested the court to issue non-bailable warrants for their arrest over their failure to turn up before it in defiance of court orders. She had earlier advised her father not to appear in the accountability court - counsel which he ignored. Road from Tirmizi Chowk to G-11 would also remain closed. [Full Article...]

Muslim woman forced to remove veil in Austria

Muslim woman forced to remove veil in Austria As well as banning Muslim veils such as the burka or niqab , the law will place restrictions on the use of medical face masks and clown makeup. The groups said only minority of Austrian Muslims wear the full-face veils - an estimated 150 women wear the full burqa in Austria. [Full Article...]

Small Signs Of Progress As Millions Still Without Power In Puerto Rico

Small Signs Of Progress As Millions Still Without Power In Puerto Rico The governor said MA will remain in contact with Puerto Rico officials and federal authorities throughout the response and recovery effort. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey is also preparing to deploy emergency personnel to Puerto Rico to assist in the coordinated recovery efforts. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas cops search Mandalay Bay casino for possible active shooter

Las Vegas cops search Mandalay Bay casino for possible active shooter Country singer Jake Owen, who appeared to be in Mandalay Bay, tweeted: 'Gun shots! There are reports of multiple casualties. Local media are reporting several people have been shot, including one police officer. Twitter user Stefantrix wrote: "I'm on the 6th floor". An area of Las Vegas Boulevard has been shut down. There are multiple reports that there are two separate shooting location... [Full Article...]

Trump authorizes waiver to loosen shipping regulations for Puerto Rico

Trump authorizes waiver to loosen shipping regulations for Puerto Rico Bush's presidency. On Friday, while claiming that the USA government should be doing more to help her citizens, Cruz plead with the nation on national television, saying, "I am begging, begging, anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". [Full Article...]

Riot police storm polling station as voting begins in Cataluña

Riot police storm polling station as voting begins in Cataluña Catalan government officials have predicted a big turnout. Scuffles broke out between armed offices in helmets and crowds as people waved ballot papers in the air. It's unclear when or, indeed, if a result will be announced and no exit polls are planned, though those who do vote are likely to be overwhelmingly from the pro-independence camp. [Full Article...]

Trump slams Puerto Rico mayor, Democrats, news media over Hurricane Maria response

Trump slams Puerto Rico mayor, Democrats, news media over Hurricane Maria response Trump (@realDonaldTrump ) September 30, 2017 ...want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. "10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job", he added . "Damn it, this is not a good news story ", Cruz told CNN . The president is slated to visit the island on Tuesday. He also suggested that Cruz had been told to criticise the president by "the ... [Full Article...]

10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch

10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch Police sources said heavy shelling and firing started between the two armies in Kerni area. The exchange of fire between the two resulted in the death of two innocent civilians while five others were injured. The search operation is continuing. Last week, the Pakistani Army had violated ceasefire Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Bhimber Gali sectors. The villages at the border forward posts al... [Full Article...]

President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor

President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor Cruz had been among the harshest critics of Trump's response to hurricanes Irma and Maria, which have killed at least 16 people and left millions across Puerto Rico without food, water and electricity in recent weeks. "But we have it under really great control", Trump said. While Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer told CBS' Face the Nation : "The president, instead of tweeting against the may... [Full Article...]

Trump blasts San Juan mayor over relief efforts

Trump blasts San Juan mayor over relief efforts Trump also trotted out a jarring conspiracy theory - a hallucination surprising even on GOP standards - that the reason San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is begging for help is because the Democrats put her up to it. This is a time when everyone shows their true colors. In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which wreaked havoc along the East Coast in 2012, New Jersey's Republican governor, Chr... [Full Article...]

"Big decisions" must be made about rebuilding Puerto Rico

His comments on Twitter come as Trump has faced strong criticism for not being as engaged in the recovery from Hurricane Maria as he was for other recent hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida. "FEMA, through its FCO, leads the federal support to the governor". They are working very closely with a team of our people and a team of logistics experts that the mayor of New York, Mayor Bill de Bla... [Full Article...]

Trump raps mayor, islanders on recovery

Trump raps mayor, islanders on recovery A family of missionaries based in Puerto Rico found themselves separated and stranded in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria . "The president, instead of tweeting against the mayor of San Juan who's watching her people die and just made a plea for help, ought to roll up his sleeves and get to work here", he said . [Full Article...]

Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time

Trump to Tillerson: Negotiating with N Korea is a waste of time The war of words has escalated between Washington and Pyongyang in recent weeks, with Mr Trump labelling the North Korean dictator "Rocket Man" during his first speech to the United Nations, adding that the USA would "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks. [Full Article...]

NAS Meridian training jet may have crashed in Tennessee

NAS Meridian training jet may have crashed in Tennessee A U.S. Navy jet is believed to have crashed in Tennessee, Navy officials said Sunday night. A USA navy training aircraft has reportedly crashed near Tellico Plains in Tennessee. The status of the two pilots aboard the aircraft, an instructor and a student, is unknown, according to a news release at 9:40 p.m. from NAS Meridian. [Full Article...]

Terror attacks: 2 killed in France, 5 injured in Canada

Terror attacks: 2 killed in France, 5 injured in Canada The perpetrator was shot dead by police who had been patrolling the area, a local prosecutor told Agence France-Presse . An apparent terror attack at the train station in Marseille, France , today has left two female victims dead; the assailant was killed by anti-terror police. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty

Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty Earlier, deputy public prosecutor Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad kicked-off the trial stating that the prosecution seemed to prove that both women were involved in a "prank exercise" with four others who were unidentified which resulted in the death of Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. [Full Article...]

North Korea CONFIRMS secret Moscow meeting held amid fears WW3 coming

North Korea CONFIRMS secret Moscow meeting held amid fears WW3 coming Tillerson, speaking off-camera with reporters during his trip to China's capital, said Saturday that the administration is speaking to North Korea "directly, through our own channels". Even as Mr Tillerson met China's top diplomats, North Korea's state media produced a new barrage of insults. Describing Kim Jong Un as "Little Rocket Man ", the President also said that he would succeed whe... [Full Article...]

Sikh lawyer and martial artist Jagmeet Singh elected Canada's new NDP leader

Sikh lawyer and martial artist Jagmeet Singh elected Canada's new NDP leader Earning 35,266 votes, good for 53.8%, the next closest candidate was Charlie Angus at 12,705, followed by Niki Ashton (11,374), and Guy Caron (6,164). He will lead the NDP from outside the House of Commons until he can run for election at the federal level. "The reason I was able, with eyes wide open, to stay on after Edmonton is my profound belief that the NDP offers the only real hope for a pr... [Full Article...]

Trump to top United States diplomat: Don't bother talking to North Korea

Trump to top United States diplomat: Don't bother talking to North Korea In a recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens the U.S. or any of its allies, deriding Kim as "Rocket Man" and warning he is on a " suicide mission ". Trump's tweets on Sunday seem to directly counter Tillerson's stated goal to use direct communication to lower tension between the two hostile nations. [Full Article...]


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