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by | October 02, 2017 | 00:17

In a series of tweets on Saturday morning , Trump suggested the mayor had been told "to be nasty to Trump " by his Democratic opposition. He played down criticism of his administration's response to the hurricane by stating that "the military and first responders...

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:16

The officer was hit and went flying 15 feet through the air, the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) said in a statement . The attack started on Saturday night when a man drove a vehicle at high speed at a police checkpoint outside the Commonwealth Stadium during an American football game.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:14

Muslims on Sunday observed Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, across India with solemness. Shia Muslims during Muharram do different things and with different intentions. The day is observed to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, who sacrificed himself in the battle of Karbala on the tenth day of Muharram, in 680 AD.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:11

Trump last weekend launched a series of tweets calling for National Football League owners to fire players who do not stand during the anthem and urging the National Football League to implement a rule banning players from kneeling . October 1, 2017Entire #Ravens team - incl coach John Harbaugh - takes quick knee in prayer BEFORE anthem even close to starting. All of the players then stood for the song itself.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:09

Rugby is a amusing game, now five games into a six-game tournament, we still don't know if the Springboks are good or bad. Folau is having the best year of his rugby career since he first burst on to the scene in 2013. The players certainly emerged from the break energised as a thrilling start to the second half seesawed one way and then the other, Serfontein putting the Boks back ahead after latching on to Leyds' superb offload.

by | October 01, 2017 | 11:15

Still, they reiterated their pride in the government's response , emphasizing their efforts to work together and with the teams on the ground. "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort". The Financial Oversight and Management Board, named in August to resolve the island's debt and economic crisis, said in a statement that Puerto Rico needs money to address the immediate humanitarian crisis as well as rebuild its destroyed infrastructure.

by | October 01, 2017 | 10:55

South Korea said that the Korean people's Democratic Republic is preparing for new missile tests. "They saw Iraq, which had an unrealized nuclear program, get taken out", James Person, a North Korea expert at the Wilson Center in Washington , said during an interview in May.

by | October 01, 2017 | 10:27

Speaking during a Senate hearing on the effectiveness of sanctions in getting the North to give up its nuclear weapons program, Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary of state for Asian and Pacific affairs, said that Beijing was making progress.

by | October 01, 2017 | 10:21

Newman said the police were not investigating any terror links. Police have tasered and arrested a man doing doughnuts and attempting to run people over in Melbourne 's central business district. "He came out of the auto with a black baton, full head to toe black military gear took a backpack out of the vehicle to simulate a bomb and then he was telling the cops to come for him".

by | October 01, 2017 | 10:09

Theresa May will attempt to win over younger voters with announcements on tuition fees and home-buying at the Conservative Party conference. The prime minister hopes Sunday's announcement can help reverse that trend. Tuition fees will be frozen at £9,250 with a £250 rise to £9,500 planned for next year scrapped. The problem had to be addressed before future polls, she said.

by | October 01, 2017 | 10:03

The Pyongyang natives successfully completed a solid short program to music by the Beatles on Thursday and produced an even better free skate performance to "Je suis qu'une chanson" to make sure of one of five Olympic qualifying spots on offer.

by | October 01, 2017 | 09:57

Harvey killed more 70 people and damaged or destroyed more than 200,000 homes in Texas. The federal government is paying for most of the debris-removal costs, but Houston's share will be at least $25 million. In the letter, Turner said the city was also responsible for a deductible on its exhausted insurance coverage and the premium for a new plan to see the city through hurricane season, and that the city had run through its savings.

by | October 01, 2017 | 09:12

President Trump has responded to a plea for help from the mayor of Puerto Rico's hurricane-torn capital by attacking her "poor leadership ability" and calling on the community to rebuild. "We are cleaning the roads regularly, we have expanded greatly, probably 90 percent of the island is accessible now", Duke told reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on Thursday.

by | October 01, 2017 | 09:07

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Thursday that 10,000 federal government relief workers were now in Puerto Rico , including 7,200 troops, and that 44 of the island's 69 hospitals were now fully operational. On Saturday afternoon Trump sent out complimentary tweets about Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello , Rep. Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon of Puerto Rico and Kenneth Mapp, governor of the US Virgin Islands.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:57

Islamabad accepted the US proposal but asked for a high-level meeting in Washington to defuse the tensions. Apparently, Washington accepted the Pakistani argument and invited Mr Asif for a meeting with Secretary Tillerson on Oct 4. The statement by Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif at the Asia Society event in NY that (Lashkar-e-Tayyaba chief) Hafiz Saeed and Haqqanis have become liabilities for his country clearly underscore the fact that Pakistan stands isolated in the world ...

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:50

ROY MOORE: Now we got blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting. Watch the clip above, via MSNBC . "And I was very honored by the way I was treated in the race". Moore also faced criticism earlier this month when he used crude, derogatory terms to describe certain minority groups.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:46

The same week, Trump even warned that North Korea would be totally destroyed in such an event and at the same time, Pyongyang hasn't backed down on its dramatic threats either. "I'm not concerned. North Korea likes colourful rhetoric and they always have", said Tatiana Gabroussenko, a specialist on North Korean propaganda who teaches at Korea University in Seoul.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:33

Trump is scheduled to speak to the governor of Puerto Rico , Ricardo Rossello, by telephone today. And he tweeted: "The military and first responders, despite no electric, roads, phones etc., have done an wonderful job". "They'll clear a path". Trump's tweets came after he faced mounting criticism of his jabs at the mayor of San Juan , Carmen Yulîn Cruz .

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:31

The president and GOP leaders said the tax plan aims to simplify the tax code and make cuts to tax rates for the middle class and corporations. "The lobbyists shouldn't have input, but the people in Congress should have input, and we'll be working with them closely as we turn this into a bill and get it to the president to sign this year", Mnuchin said Thursday on Fox Business Network.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:24

Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20 as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 miles per hour, the strongest to hit the island in a century. As Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio send aid to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the West Village's LGBT Center has announced a relief drive to collect donations for survivors.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:14

The next day, Moore - a conservative jurist who had waved his gun at a campaign rally and arrived on horseback to cast his vote - won the Republican special election primary against Luther Strange, an incumbent backed by Trump himself. Alabama was also the opening salvo in a potential Republican civil war in the 2018 mid-term elections as the party continues to grapple with the rise of Trump and the lasting political consequences.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:13

Somalia has been at war since 1991 when clan-based warlords overthrew dictator Siad Barre and then turned on each other. The al-Qaida-linked terror group claimed victory and said the attack was a revenge for the latest civilians killed in airstrike by Somali and US forces.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:08

Workers and volunteers have worked throughout the week to get relief supplies from cargo ships in San Juan's port to families throughout the island. By almost all accounts, Cruz's depiction of Puerto Rico's need for more aid is clear. Hurricane Maria , the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century, destroyed the island's electricity infrastructure and left many without phone connections.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:06

Terming the tunnelling activity as a "nefarious act" of Pakistan, the officer said timely action by the BSF foiled a major attack on the Indian soil. "While carrying out the search in the area ahead of the Border Security fence, BSF party observed suspicious movement on the bank of Dhamalla Nullah on the Pakistan side".

by | October 01, 2017 | 07:54

Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands In place of Mr Mukhi. President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed five new governors and one lieutenant governor including one for Tamil Nadu , which hasn't had a full-time governor for months.