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Saudi Arabia: Man arrested for threatening to 'burn female drivers'

Saudi Arabia: Man arrested for threatening to 'burn female drivers' The kingdom is the only country in the world that bars women from driving. The move, which has been welcomed by the United States, represents a significant opening for women in Saudi Arabia, where women's rights have steadily and slowly gained ground over the years. [Full Article...]

Fish hitchhike 4000 miles from Japan to US

Fish hitchhike 4000 miles from Japan to US These materials include wood and man-made materials such as crates, buoys, Styrofoam, and fiberglass, and their presence in the ocean allowed the Japanese sea creatures to survive on these so-called ocean rafts. It is not clear if the new arrivals will have any effect on native species, since such impacts often take years to assess. A new study of the "startling role" plastic marine debris can p... [Full Article...]

BHU students on way to PM residence detained

BHU students on way to PM residence detained Gyanendra Prasad, Superindent of Police (Crime), said they are analysing the CCTV footage and a cyber team has put a dozen mobile numbers, which were active near the incident spot, on surveillance. The students - eight boys and and a girl - were released later. Imposing a restriction of dress on girls is like putting curbs on myself. Top government sources alleged that the staffs of the proctor'... [Full Article...]

Family ties: NY rushes aid to ravaged Puerto Rico

Family ties: NY rushes aid to ravaged Puerto Rico We will never be satisfied. "That is why we are here". Florida-based ship operator Crowley Maritime said in a statement that it had "more than 3,000 loads of food, supplies and other cargo" in San Juan awaiting distribution. "It is really a good news story, in terms of our ability to reach people", she told reporters in the White House driveway. Juan Rojas, right, of Queens, hugs his 4-year-ol... [Full Article...]

Johnston Mother Accused of Abandoning Kids to Take German Vacation

Johnston Mother Accused of Abandoning Kids to Take German Vacation Macke is being held in the Polk County Jail in lieu of a $9,000 bond and was also hit with a "no contact" order, which means she can not see her children. "I mean, we're only talking about 12-year-olds being the adults here". Officers investigated and called in the Iowa Human Services Department, which took custody of them. [Full Article...]

Tax Plan's Impact a Mystery for Middle Class, but not for Trump

Tax Plan's Impact a Mystery for Middle Class, but not for Trump He is expected to highlight specific parts of the plan that will benefit manufacturing, including the lower tax rates for businesses and an "expensing" provision allowing businesses to immediately write off the costs of their investments for at least five years. [Full Article...]

Second Rockfall In Two Days At Yosemite's El Capitan Injures One

Second Rockfall In Two Days At Yosemite's El Capitan Injures One Two large rockfalls at El Capitan in Yosemite National Park left a man dead and two other people hurt, but this natural phenomenon is not all that uncommon. The rock falls came during the peak of the climbing season for El Capitan, with climbers from around the world trying their skill against the sheer cliff faces. [Full Article...]

San Juan's Mayor Brought to Tears Over "Humanitarian Crisis" in Puerto Rico

San Juan's Mayor Brought to Tears Over Colonel James DeLapp, the Army Corps of Engineers commander for Puerto Rico , told CNN earlier on Friday that repairing Maria's widespread destruction was a massive undertaking. "It looks like a lot of that place could be bulldozed", he said. "What needs to be done is freight movement on the island itself". A week after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico , the USA commonwealth's residents a... [Full Article...]

UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert

UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert He announced the project earlier this week at the annual meetings for the United Arab Emirate government in Abu Dhabi . The 1.9 million square feet development has been designed by Bjarke Ingels Group . "We seek to set an example and motivation for others to participate, and contribute, to humanity's march into space". It also seeks to address global challenges such as food, water and energy... [Full Article...]

Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island

Over 130000 flee menacing volcano on Bali tourist island Though only those within 12 km of the crater have been asked to leave, many more have fled because they are unsure of how far they are from it, the national disaster management agency said . Indonesia is home to more than 400 volcanoes, of which at least 127 are active and 65 are classified as unsafe. "If we look at the magnitude, it continues to increase, yesterday we also felt several quakes... [Full Article...]

South Korea bans raising money through ICOs

South Korea bans raising money through ICOs Under new laws, CSF will be viewed by the Australian government as "a financial service, often including a platform or market, where start-ups and small businesses raise funds, generally from a large number of investors that invest small amounts of money". [Full Article...]

Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November He also met many of them on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in NY early this month or in Europe on the margins of G-20 and G-7 summits this summer. General Assembly . The White House said Mr Trump's visit would "strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns of "catastrophic consequences" if Korean dispute descends into war

Russian Federation warns of The situation on the Korean peninsula has escalated in recent months after Pyongyang carried out several ballistic missile and nuclear tests in violation of the UN Security Council's resolutions. "War on the Korean peninsula will have no victor". In his first speech at the UN General Assembly on Sept 19, Trump threatened that the U.S. "will have no choice but to totally destroy" the country unless... [Full Article...]

'If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, get out!'

'If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, get out!' He said that those events form the backdrop against which the writing of the slurs should be judged, and argued that the group at the academy is more powerful due to their diversity. Silveria said even though the incident happened at the prep school, everyone at the Academy should pay attention. "You should be outraged not only as an airman, but as a human being". [Full Article...]

Miracles are needed for progress on Brexit talks, says Juncker

Miracles are needed for progress on Brexit talks, says Juncker She had hoped to speak directly to EU leaders and reassure them Britain was not picking unnecessary fights, going as far as to make concessions on the future role of the European Court of Justice and on the Brexit bill . He said: "By the end of October we will not have sufficient progress". European Union diplomats doubt Barnier will be satisfied by October and many see a December summit as a... [Full Article...]

Royal Caribbean ship arrives in Puerto Rico carrying relief supplies

Royal Caribbean ship arrives in Puerto Rico carrying relief supplies Relief efforts are underway in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which were devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. She said she came to visit family in the USA territory after Hurricane Irma shut down her school in Florida for three weeks, and then she got stranded in Puerto Rico when Maria hit last week. [Full Article...]

Blast near Shiite mosque in Afghan capital causes casualties

Blast near Shiite mosque in Afghan capital causes casualties A " suicide bomber who was grazing sheep has detonated himself outside" the mosque , Gen Salim Almas, criminal investigative director of Kabul city, told AFP . Five people were killed in the attack. Some reports said up to 20 people were injured. There had been fears insurgents would strike as Shiites prepare to commemorate Ashura, which falls this weekend and is the most important Shiite... [Full Article...]

Who Is Henry Bolton? Meet Ukip's New Leader

Who Is Henry Bolton? Meet Ukip's New Leader Bolton's election comes as a surprise as the party's deputy leader Peter Whittle and anti-Islam candidate Anne Marie Waters were considered the favored options, Business Insider reports. 12,915 people voted in the leadership contest, which is 46.5% of the party membership. Mr Bolton, who was backed by Nigel Farage , stood for UKIP as police and crime commissioner in Kent in 2016, coming sec... [Full Article...]

New UKIP logo lands party in Premier League copyright row

New UKIP logo lands party in Premier League copyright row On social media people were quick to draw similarities with the Premier Leagues logo with football pundit Gary Linekar tweeting: "The @premierleague will be thrilled". The Ukip spokesman said the logo 'is not a rip off - it's the internationally recogised symbol of this country. Not all of the reaction to Ukip's new logo has been regarding the Premier League link however. [Full Article...]

USA removing 60% of embassy staff from Cuba following 'attacks' on diplomats

USA removing 60% of embassy staff from Cuba following 'attacks' on diplomats The officials say the U.S.is ordering all nonessential staff in the embassy in Havana to leave, along with all family members. But it was unclear whether leaving the island would be voluntary or compulsory, and one US official said some details were still being worked out. [Full Article...]


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