• Kenyan opposition leader Odinga withdraws from new presidential election
Kenyan opposition leader Odinga withdraws from new presidential election

It was Odinga's legal challenge that led the court to nullify the August 8 election that President Uhuru Kenyatta won. Odinga sent those preparations for the ballot into disarray when he announced his withdrawal, citing the commission's refusal to make changes to its personnel and processes to ensure a credible election.

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  • Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson
Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson

Tillerson scrambled last week to counter an NBC News report claiming that Vice President Pence had to intervene over the summer to help convince him not to resign - and that Tillerson called the commander-in-chief a "moron". 11, 2017. The report came just days after Trump upbraided the former ExxonMobil CEO for "wasting his time" trying to ne...

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  • US Rep. Al Green, Houston Democrat, unveils articles of impeachment against Trump
US Rep. Al Green, Houston Democrat, unveils articles of impeachment against Trump

He is the second Democrat to file articles of impeachment against Trump. A Democratic congressman has formally introduced articles of impeachment against Donald Trump , saying his presidency has fuelled an "alt-right hate machine that is causing immediate injury to American society".

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  • Spain 'will act' if Catalan independence is declared on Tuesday
Spain 'will act' if Catalan independence is declared on Tuesday

He has also threatened to suspend the region's existing autonomous status. The government side holds a majority in the Senate, the institution charged with enforcing the article. The referendum was accompanied by police violence as they tried to stop the vote from taking place. That shocked even many Catalans who were opposed to independence an...

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  • Rohingya Crisis Main Agenda of Indian FM's Upcoming Bangladesh Visit
Rohingya Crisis Main Agenda of Indian FM's Upcoming Bangladesh Visit

The campaign will also target residents of older refugee camps that have existed in Bangladesh since the 1990s. India's Minister for External Affairs (MEA) will be leading the Indian delegation to the fourth JCC that is to be held in Dhaka on October 23.

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  • New Information Changes Timeline of Las Vegas Shooting
New Information Changes Timeline of Las Vegas Shooting

Parts of the Las Vegas strip went dark overnight for ten minutes , marking the exact moment one week ago that a gunman opened fire, killing 58 people and wounding almost 500 at an outdoor music festival. Charles "Sid" Heal, a retired Los Angeles County sheriff's commander and tactical expert, said the new timeline "changes the whole perspectiv...

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  • Colorado Senator Not On Board With Immigration Proposals
Colorado Senator Not On Board With Immigration Proposals

Trump had previously said he wanted a DACA deal to include significant money for border security and eventual funding for his border wall . That goes against the previous negotiations with Congress, in which Trump said, among other things, that he wouldn't make the construction of a border wall a part of any DACA deal.

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  • Several dead, thousands evacuated as California battles devastating bushfires
Several dead, thousands evacuated as California battles devastating bushfires

By Tuesday morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue reported the blaze to be at 7,500 acres. The blaze is being fought by more than 1,000 firefighters and several helicopters and airplanes brought in to help. The National Weather Service issued a "Red Flag Warning" on Tuesday morning for inland Orange County as winds are expected to reach between 15-25 m...

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  • US Backs 300 Percent In Duties On Bombardier After Boeing Complaint
US Backs 300 Percent In Duties On Bombardier After Boeing Complaint

The decision underscored the defensive trade policy of U.S. President Donald Trump, and could effectively halt sales of Bombardier's innovative new plane to U.S. "All I would observe is that it is hard to point to competition when the product does not compete with an existing Boeing product, so Boeing's longer-term motivations will need to be justi...

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  • EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will end Obama policy regulating greenhouse gas emissions
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will end Obama policy regulating greenhouse gas emissions

Ending this power grab will uphold the letter of the law and restore cooperative federalism with the states. The Clean Power Plan was created to cut carbon pollution from the power generation sector by more than 30 percent by 2030 when compared with 2005 levels.

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  • Google Discovers Russia-Backed Ads on YouTube, Gmail
Google Discovers Russia-Backed Ads on YouTube, Gmail

Russian operatives reportedly bought ads worth $100,000 across Google's platforms in an attempt to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election. Google reportedly uncovered its problem by searching through Twitter data. Pic: Getty ImagesFacebook has confirmed that around 5% of the adverts it has identified as having been bought by Russian...

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  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein Officially Running Again
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Officially Running Again

With the political winds seeming to shift in her favor, Ms. Feinstein said she has a bill written in "plain English" that will ban any device created to increase rates of fire. She said the change in gun laws must be permanent and codified by Congress, not addressed through regulations only. As the Associated Press notes , Feinstein is now the ...

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  • The Puerto Rico recovery, by the numbers
The Puerto Rico recovery, by the numbers

In urgent cases, when critical products are at issue, we've intervened over the last two weeks to help firms secure fuel to maintain production lines, get clearance to move logistical support into the island or finished goods to their recipients.

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  • Ghana gas station explosions rock capital Accra
Ghana gas station explosions rock capital Accra

A petition asking lawmakers to "set up rules and regulations for safer filling stations away from businesses, schools and residential areas" has been signed by more than 1,000 people within hours. On Sunday morning, burned steel frames showed where the station was razed by the explosions. At least six fire trucks and several ambulances responde...

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  • Rohingya people continue to flee oppression in Myanmar
Rohingya people continue to flee oppression in Myanmar

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is expected to visit Myanmar this month, to hold talks on the repatriation of Rohingya who have fled that nation's insurgency-affected Rakhine state. Ms Hasina's assurances on Saturday came as a top United Nations official said that Bangladesh's plan to build the world's biggest refugee camp for 800,000-...

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  • Pedestrians Injured in London Vehicle Incident
Pedestrians Injured in London Vehicle Incident

The accident at 2:20 p.m. outside the popular Natural History Museum in the heart of central London brought a very big police response, including helicopters and hazardous area response teams, because of terrorist concerns. Downing Street said that Prime Minister Theresa May is being kept up to date with developments . Witness footage appear...

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  • Spanish PM won't rule out suspending Catalonia's autonomy
Spanish PM won't rule out suspending Catalonia's autonomy

Rallies were held Saturday in Madrid, Barcelona and other cities to demand that Rajoy and Puigdemont negotiate to find a solution to Spain's worst political crisis in almost four decades. That is also the reason that this particular protest is so much smaller that those which have been held over the last few weeks, such as the massive "Si" (Yes...

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  • Nirmala Sitharaman to address top Army brass during the commanders' conference tomorrow
Nirmala Sitharaman to address top Army brass during the commanders' conference tomorrow

Sitharaman , who was in Nathu La on Saturday, interacted with the Chinese soldiers during a flag meeting ceremony. In the video, the minister is seen explaining the meaning of " Namaste " to PLA soldiers stations along the border. The Indian minister's visit came amid reports that China has strengthened its military presence at the Doklam Plateau a...

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  • Lewis Hamilton on title race and possibility of winning in Austin
Lewis Hamilton on title race and possibility of winning in Austin

Hamilton's win on Sunday increases his championship lead to 59 points ahead of Ferrari driver Sebastien Vettel, who was forced to retire due to a spark plug failure. However there wasn't enough time for Verstappen to press the attack, and Hamilton held on to take the chequered flag ahead of the two Red Bulls with Bottas having to settle for fo...

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  • 'Morning Joe's' Mika Brzezinski to Cancel Book Deal Unless Harvey Weinstein Resigns
'Morning Joe's' Mika Brzezinski to Cancel Book Deal Unless Harvey Weinstein Resigns

Lauren Sivan told the Huffington Post that she met Weinstein and other people at Cipriani and then "rode with him and others to Socialista , a Cuban-themed club and restaurant in which Weinstein and Giuseppe Cipriani, who was then the head of the Cipriani restaurant empire, were investors".

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  • LGBT community responds to Justice Department changes
LGBT community responds to Justice Department changes

Farris, who took over as CEO and general counsel of ADF in January, also lauded President Donald Trump for fulfilling a campaign promise. "This guidance will help protect families like the Vander Boons in MI who were threatened with the effective closure of their family-run business for simply expressing a religious point of view on marriage tha...

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  • Japanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize win
Japanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize win

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has launched twenty-two missiles during rocket tests and nuclear tests this year, leading to an escalation of hostility between him and United States #president donald trump . And it is precisely because this text carried by the ICAN is not supported by any country with the atomic bomb , that the United States r...

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  • Still feels more like August than October; showers on the way tonight
Still feels more like August than October; showers on the way tonight

Saturday will be the best day of the three day holiday weekend, and coincidentally the driest overall day as well. A warm front moves through Saturday with more clouds and just a slight chance of a shower, mostly in northern NH. From there, Nate will emerge in the very warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where it is forecast to strengthen int...

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  • Erdogan, Macron Discuss Iraq, Syria in Phone Call
Erdogan, Macron Discuss Iraq, Syria in Phone Call

A rebel commander participating in the operation, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP news agency in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, that "all the rebel groups" who took part in Euphrates Shield are participating in the latest operation.

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  • Sharp Fall in Crude Inventories Galvanize Oil Prices
Sharp Fall in Crude Inventories Galvanize Oil Prices

Last week, oil prices increased due to the indications that the three-year crude glut is gradually easing, which restricted prices. The referendum in the Kurdish north of Iraq last week added a risk premium to the price of oil . But the supply side of the rebalancing equation is what has many market experts pondering. Oil refinery storage ...

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  • Officials to review security after British PM May targeted by prankster
Officials to review security after British PM May targeted by prankster

Former Tory chairman Grant Shapps was revealed overnight as one of those behind the bid to remove the Prime Minister from office but has been blasted by MPs. Theresa May has said she is providing "calm leadership with the full support of the cabinet" amid an attempted ousting orchestrated by a former party chairman.

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  • Police find vehicle sought in Las Vegas shooting
Police find vehicle sought in Las Vegas shooting

We wanted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Las Vegas Police Department to have the first opportunity to talk to my client, Marilou Danley, about everything that she knew about Stephen. Video shot outside the broken door of the room shows an assault-style rifle with a scope on a bipod. Paddock said he was a high roller and real estate...

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  • North Korean workers in China prepare salmon for USA diners
North Korean workers in China prepare salmon for USA diners

Among the affected products is seafood distributed by the Fishin' Company (a Walmart supplier), Sea-Trek Enterprises (a Rhode Island company that sells to supermarkets and food-service companies in the US and dozens of other countries), and Sea Queen (a brand exclusive to Aldi, which is now up to 1,600 locations in 35 states).

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  • United States welcomes Iraqi victory in northern town
United States welcomes Iraqi victory in northern town

The U.S. -backed Iraqi government forces were backed up by Iranian-trained and armed Shiite paramilitary groups known as Popular Mobilization. As noted, the liberated areas were under the control of the terrorists in 2014. The Hawija offensive was launched in on September 21 by Iraq's army as part of its drive to dislodge ISIS from the country....

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  • The main allegations against Ted Heath
The main allegations against Ted Heath

Many other charges were dismissed in the report. Wiltshire Police Chief Constable Mike Veale has strongly defended the multi-million pound case and said: This has been a unique investigation with unprecedented challenges but one we, as the police service, had an obligation to progress in a proportionate and fully accountable manner.

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  • Yes, now is the time to talk about gun control
Yes, now is the time to talk about gun control

They say Paddock sent her to the Philippines two weeks ago and wired her more than $US100,000 before he killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 as he fired from a 32nd floor casino hotel suite on Sunday night. NBC News reported on Tuesday that Paddock had recently wired more than $100,000 to an account in the Philippines, Danley's home coun...

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  • Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 13 killed in Baluchistan
Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 13 killed in Baluchistan

Rescue officials fear the death toll could rise as the blast occured when the shrine was witnessing a heavy rush of devotees on Thursday, when devotees gather at the shrine of the revered Sufi saint to participate in a Sufi dance called dhamal and prayers.

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  • Defense Secretary Mattis defies Trump in call to preserve Iran deal
Defense Secretary Mattis defies Trump in call to preserve Iran deal

Lawmakers pressed the generals on more than just troop numbers. Mattis said that more than 3,000 additional US troops are being sent to Afghanistan to reinforce the 11,000 USA troops already stationed in the country. John McCain , the committee chairman, told Mattis. That frees up the Afghans to "take the fight to the enemy", Mattis said. Asi...

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  • In the USA, 10 million people watched Russian advertising
In the USA, 10 million people watched Russian advertising

The ads appeared to target key demographic groups in areas that turned out to be pivotal to the race, according to CNN . The Web sites and Facebook pages showcased ads and other messages concentrated on such heated issues like unauthorized immigration, African American political activism, and increasing eminence of Muslims in the United States...

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  • These cities are most likely to win Amazon's $5B HQ2 bid
These cities are most likely to win Amazon's $5B HQ2 bid

On Monday, the city council chose to de-annex 345 acres of land if they are chosen for the project site. Stonecrest is less than 30 miles from Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport and Lary said it would be possible to extend rail service if Amazon chooses his city .

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