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Temperatures could hit 90 Monday

Temperatures could hit 90 Monday Saturday's maximum reached 39, a degree shy of the all-time recorded maximum of 40 degrees, from September 27 in 2012. Highs will reach near 90 on Monday which is a degree shy of a record on this date. A cold front approaching New England by midweek will be slow enough for one more warm and sticky day Wednesday , though the approach of the front will raise our chance of showers and thunderstorm... [Full Article...]

Yoda appears in Saudi Arabian textbook

Yoda appears in Saudi Arabian textbook The 26-year-old Shehri, who goes by the nickname Shaweesh, mixes pop culture icons into historic photographs . "Everyone loves King Faisal here, even the younger generations", he said. How this slipped past the person responsible for double-checking everything in the book isn't entirely clear―Yoda, notably, is not just an iconic character featured in one of the biggest sci-fi film franchises ... [Full Article...]

Thanks for 'stating hard facts about India, Pak': Congress to Sushma Swaraj

Thanks for 'stating hard facts about India, Pak': Congress to Sushma Swaraj In an apparent bid to drive a wedge between Swaraj and Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Rahul tweeted, "Sushmaji, thank you for finally recognising Congress governments' great vision and legacy of setting up IITs and IIMs". The minister also said whenever the Congress leader went overseas, he unnecessarily criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The party vice president will then proceed for J... [Full Article...]

Japan's Prime Minister Calls Snap October Election, Pushes New Stimulus Package

Japan's Prime Minister Calls Snap October Election, Pushes New Stimulus Package Mr Abe's image as a strong leader has bolstered his ratings amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear arms and missile programmes and overshadowed opposition criticism of the premier for suspected cronyism scandals that had eroded his support. [Full Article...]

Nittany Lions win nail biter at Iowa

Nittany Lions win nail biter at Iowa McSorley looked over the Hawkeyes' defense, saw something he liked, ran up to the line and appeared to call an audible. James Franklin burned his final timeout. It's the way Barkley works in and out of cuts, making Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell , one of the best defensive players in the country, look like just another player at times . [Full Article...]

Vietnamese fishermen killed in West PH Sea encounter

Vietnamese fishermen killed in West PH Sea encounter In a statement on Monday, September 25, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano spoke to Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh during an informal meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in NY. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's recent comments show why athletes can't just 'stick to sports'

Donald Trump's recent comments show why athletes can't just 'stick to sports' The NFL released a statement in response to Trump's remarks. "Roger Goodell of National Football League just put out a statement trying to justify the total disrespect certain players show to our country", Trump said. In a statement Sunday, Kraft said he was "deeply disappointed by the tone of the comments made by the president". "I don't respect who's in office right now". [Full Article...]

A seventh man has been arrested over the Parsons Green terror attack

A seventh man has been arrested over the Parsons Green terror attack A 20-year old man, identified by police only as "G", was arrested at an address in Cardiff at approximately 6am this morning (Monday September 25), under section 41 of the Terrorism Act. local time (BST), alongside Welsh counter-terror police officers and members of South Wales Police. Hassan appeared in court on Friday, but spoke only to confirm his identity. [Full Article...]

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Restrict Visitors from 8 Countries Indefinitely

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Restrict Visitors from 8 Countries Indefinitely U.S. President Donald Trump is considering replacing his temporary travel ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries with an order targeted at countries that have not satisfied U.S. Somalis will not receive immigration visas , and the remaining sanctioned countries will be subject to increased attention. There were roughly 15 countries that were flagged by DHS and alerted by Stat... [Full Article...]

Mulayam Singh Yadav says not launching new party

Mulayam Singh Yadav says not launching new party Speaking at the press conference that was held at Lohia Trust in Lucknow , Mulayam Singh also responded to son Akhilesh's blessings remark and said, "He is me son so my blessings are with him but I don't agree with his decisions". Saturday's convention saw a realignment of forces within the SP as senior leader Azam Khan attended the event and lashed out at the "people who have betrayed the party"... [Full Article...]

Trump Rips Nuclear Deal Following Iran's Missile Test

The ballistic missile, launched today, was at first displayed during a military parade of Tehran. The Khorramshahr rocket was shown at a military parade in Tehran Friday. If he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed USA sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement. "We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country", Rouhani said in a speech broadcast on sta... [Full Article...]

BJP's national executive meet begins in Delhi

Although the national executive is usually attended only by members or special invitees, the BJP this time has made a decision to call all elected representatives - 1,400 MLAs across the country, 337 MPs and MLCs in addition to all important and core group members from across States. [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban extended to blocks on North Korea and Venezuela

The restrictions on travel to the U.S. from Venezuela concern only " government officials of Venezuela who are responsible for the identified inadequacies " in screening and vetting procedures there, the proclamation reads. The new policy could also complicate the Supreme Court's upcoming review of the order, which is scheduled for argument next month. Citing an attack in London, Trump wrote... [Full Article...]

Donatella Versace Reunites Iconic 1990s Supermodels

Donatella Versace Reunites Iconic 1990s Supermodels Models (from left) Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, and Helena Christensen pose with Italian designer Donatella Versace (center) at the end of the show for Versace during the Women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion shows in Milan , on September 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

Mukul Roy to resign from TMC working committee today

Mukul Roy to resign from TMC working committee today Addressing a press conference on Monday, Roy said, "With a heavy heart, I am announcing that I will quit the primary party post of Trinamool Congress and the Rajya Sabha membership". Roy is considered as the next big name in the Trinamool Congress ranks, with him being considered as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's right-hand man. [Full Article...]

Iran defies Washington and tests missile after Trump's United Nations speech

Iran defies Washington and tests missile after Trump's United Nations speech On Friday, the Iranian armed forces commemorated the 1980-1988 war with Iraq by holding a parade in which Iran's most advanced military power and abilities were showcased. At the United Nations on Wednesday, Rouhani said Iran has never sought nuclear weapons, and that its military arsenal, including its missiles "are exclusively defensive deterrence". [Full Article...]

Mass Grave of 28 Hindus Killed by Rohingya Militants Found: Myanmar Army

Mass Grave of 28 Hindus Killed by Rohingya Militants Found: Myanmar Army According to the information, the victims were left by attacks on the village on Aug 25 by about 300 members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) extremist terrorists. Myanmar's security forces have always been attacking Rohingyas and torching their villages since October 2016, in a bid to push them out of the western state of Rakhine. [Full Article...]

Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile US President Trump responded to the news with a tweet on Saturday: " Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel. When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission", he said. He also criticized a 2015 pact that the United States and other world powers struck with Iran under which Tehran agreed to restrict its nuclear program in return fo... [Full Article...]

Bali braces for eruption of Mount Agung

Bali braces for eruption of Mount Agung On Friday , the Indonesian Center for Vulcanology of Geological Hazard Mitigation raised Mountain Agung's alert status to Level 4 - the highest - after a " tremendous increase " in seismic activity. In its last eruption in 1963, the 3,031-metre volcano hurled ash as high as 10 kilometres and remained active for about a year. Indonesia has almost 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country. [Full Article...]

Japan's PM Abe: Time for talk is over on North Korea

Japan's PM Abe: Time for talk is over on North Korea The PM made the comments to a group of investors at the New York Stock Exchange, ahead of an address at the United Nations General Assembly . "Whether we can stop North Korean provocations depends on the global community working together", he said. [Full Article...]


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