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Rahul needs to remove Italian glasses to see development: Shah

Rahul needs to remove Italian glasses to see development: Shah Rahul Gandhi will need to remove his "Italian glasses" and wear "Gujarati glasses" to be able to see the kind of development the BJP has ensured in the state, the party's chief Amit Shah said today in Gujarat's Porbandar , where he launched the second part of a Gujarat Gaurav Yatra (march for honour) ahead of assembly elections at the end of the year. [Full Article...]

NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds

NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds The 34-year-old fullback, who has done it all in rugby league for club and country, chocked back tears as the final hooter sounded. 'I'd just like to finish off by thanking one more person. He is one of the most exciting full-backs to ever play rugby league and he'll be the one to benefit from the Storm's all-round dominance. Their confidence is infectious on the rest of the group. [Full Article...]

Trump criticizes media, San Juan mayor in Puerto Rico tweets

Trump criticizes media, San Juan mayor in Puerto Rico tweets While he did pause at times to weigh in on the National Football League and, oddly, the losing candidate he endorsed in Alabama's GOP Primary, he primarily focused on Puerto Rico . This follows Cruz's tearful plea to the government to help on Friday, standing in front of palettes of food and water donated by other people. The US President has slammed the San Juan Mayor. [Full Article...]

Ryan Gosling's 'Saturday Night Live' kicks off with jazzy number

Ryan Gosling's 'Saturday Night Live' kicks off with jazzy number In the film, Gosling was seen as a musician with eyes on bringing jazz back to prominence. Then, a wide smile. The sketch itself wasn't all that bad, but poor Gosling couldn't keep a straight face throughout as Kate McKinnon had him desperately trying to keep down the laughter. [Full Article...]

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession Amid rampant militancy and sectarianism, stringent security arrangements have been put in place to avoid any untoward incident on Ashura days. Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent a traditional Muharram procession, officials said. [Full Article...]

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip The White House said that the primary mission of the United States president would be to undertake efforts that can establish peace in the region. Trump's attendance at the Manila summit had been in doubt until recent days, with officials saying he was reluctant to show support for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been responsible for a number of anti-American outbursts . [Full Article...]

Illinois Air National Guard sends help to Puerto Rico, Virgin Is

Illinois Air National Guard sends help to Puerto Rico, Virgin Is Among the reasons for the long delay in getting relief supplies distributed in Puerto Rico is that the local government can not get in contact with the local truck drivers; a 4 percent success rate is cited. "When our state was devastated with severe flooding during Hurricane Matthew previous year, many states came to our assistance in our time of need", Cooper said in the release. [Full Article...]

Twitter bans 200 accounts, identified RT's role in U.S. elections

Twitter bans 200 accounts, identified RT's role in U.S. elections The company also disclosed in the briefings and its blog post that Russia Today (RT), a media outlet funded by the Russian government, "spent $274,100 in United States ads in 2016". It was unclear what Twitter was likely to say in Thursday's hearing, but the company is under increased pressure from lawmakers and the public to disclose what it knows about Russian activity. [Full Article...]

Trump launches personal attack on mayor amid crisis in Puerto Rico

And that's exactly what the commander in chief did early Saturday morning, hours after the mayor of the island's capital city, San Juan demanded more help from the federal government. Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has killed at least 16 people on the island. Shipping costs from the mainland to Puerto Rico have been estimated to be twice as much as f... [Full Article...]

Over 122000 people flee Bali volcano on eruption alert

Over 122000 people flee Bali volcano on eruption alert A thin column of smoke can be seen rising from the mountain's summit. 'We've set a target to evacuate 20,000 more cows from the affected areas, ' Nugroho said. "Back then we weren't evacuated until it got really risky". Indonesia sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire and has 127 active volcanoes - more than any other country. [Full Article...]

Presidents Cup: USA in control against Internationals

Presidents Cup: USA in control against Internationals Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar pushed the reeling Internationals into a deeper hole with a 4&3 decision over Canada's Adam Hadwin and Australian Adam Scott . "Back nine, I didn't play very well at all", Matsuyama said on Friday. "We took it seriously today like we do every match, but it was a little bit more fun than yesterday's victory". [Full Article...]

Man nobody has ever heard of is the new leader of Ukip

Man nobody has ever heard of is the new leader of Ukip Nigel Farage has told LBC Ukip has been given "hope" after the party elected Henry Bolton as its new leader. In a speech slamming "leftist dogma that has destroyed every country it has ever got its hand on", UKIP interim leader Steve Crowther identified "the enemy" as those within British society who work to deconstruct the nation and delay Brexit. [Full Article...]

May: UK committed to maintaining Europe's security

May: UK committed to maintaining Europe's security Prime Minister Theresa May had set out in Florence the week before an offer to honor the UK's financial obligations, in what she said was meant to create "momentum" for the talks. It is thought there could be an agreement with the EU which would see the United Kingdom give the go-ahead for divorce costs of £40 billion and the residency rights of Europeans in the UK. [Full Article...]

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation

DPRK diplomat leaves for Moscow for talks with Russian Federation Moscow said it is willing to work with Pyongyang towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear tensions after a meeting between Russian and North Korean officials in Moscow on September 29, 2017. bombers flew close to the Korean peninsula at the weekend. Moscow lobbied to weaken the sanctions, particularly regarding a full oil embargo. In July, she met with Burmistrov when he visited North Korea. [Full Article...]

George Brandis Labels Tony Abbott's Macklemore Comments 'Bizarre'

George Brandis Labels Tony Abbott's Macklemore Comments 'Bizarre' Speaking to United States radio station Power 106 , the Grammy-award-winning artist said he would push back against attempts to stop the performance of his song Same Love , which is about same-sex marriage. "He's playing four of his biggest hits, one of those will include that song and we're very comfortable with that", NRL boss Todd Greenberg told 2GB. [Full Article...]

ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi

ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from Baghdadi The Islamic State on Thursday released an audio recording of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The U.S. military was examining the recording but could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the 46-minute tape released by al-Furqan outlet run by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, said Army Col. [Full Article...]

Ugandan lawmaker introduces bill to extend president's rule

Ugandan lawmaker introduces bill to extend president's rule This week, as lawmakers debated one of the country's most important bills, Uganda's parliament turned into an ultimate fighting ring. Opposition parties see this motion as an attempted power by the President to extend his rule. The ban, however, was viewed by critics as a deliberate blackout on opponents of the bill. Anti-government protests were also staged by students and opposition activists ... [Full Article...]

VW's Scania fined €880m for part in truck price-fixing cartel

VW's Scania fined €880m for part in truck price-fixing cartel The five other firms - MAN (Swiss: MAN.SW - news ), Daimler (IOB: 0NXX.IL - news), Iveco, Volvo/Renault (LSE: 0NQF.L - news) and DAF - settled the case previous year, getting a 10% cut in their fines in return for their cooperation. "The cartel dealt with the sales of medium and heavy trucks throughout the European Economic Area". The cartel initially stemmed from meetings between unnamed "se... [Full Article...]

British Virgin Islands thanks trade for hurricane recovery support

British Virgin Islands thanks trade for hurricane recovery support She now lives on a farm in Virginia Beach, where she runs Island Dog Rescue , which finds homes in the USA for abandoned Caribbean dogs. Sali Gear, an animal lover who lives in Virginia Beach now, is actually from the Virgin Islands. On Tuesday, the 300 animals safely arrived in Norfolk, Virginia - some in cages marked with the note "I survived Hurricane Irma". Local rescue groups have been picki... [Full Article...]

Man United's Marouane Fellaini 'lucky' he's not out for longer - Jose Mourinho

Man United's Marouane Fellaini 'lucky' he's not out for longer - Jose Mourinho Unlike the last season , United is looking ruthless and plays an attacking game until the end of a match . Meanwhile, CSKA Moscow are sitting third in Russian Federation, four points behind leaders Zenit, already losing three times from the 11 games they have played. [Full Article...]


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