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Heavy rain likely in northern Odisha

Heavy rain likely in northern Odisha Kolkata had recorded 69.4 mm of rain over nine hours till 5.30 pm, a meteorological department official said. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea during the period. Though rain and strong winds that lashed the city from Sunday night had eased, the Met department forecast one or two spells of rain in Kolkata and adjoining areas till tommorow. [Full Article...]

Saudi King Salman Returns to Riyadh after Successful Russia Trip

Saudi King Salman Returns to Riyadh after Successful Russia Trip The US deal is believed to be part of a $110 billion arms package promised by President Trump to the Saudi kingdom during a visit in May. "[But] contacts to implement this contract have been very positive and have had very good preliminary results". [Full Article...]

Polls open in Liberia's general elections

Polls open in Liberia's general elections Twenty presidential candidates are vying for a majority in the first round of elections, while almost 1,000 candidates from 26 political parties fight for 73 seats in the House of Representatives. His running mate is Jewel Howard-Taylor, the ex-wife of former president Charles Taylor, who is in jail for war crimes. This year's presidential and legislative elections will climax Mrs. [Full Article...]

Kenya's rights group says 37 protesters killed after August polls

Kenya's rights group says 37 protesters killed after August polls At least 37 people, including three children, were killed in the protests that followed the announcement of the elections result in Kenya, a local human rights group said. "We will only participate in an election where we know the outcome will be free and fair", Orengo told the opposition supporters. "Nasa supporters have converged at Uhuru Gardens, Mombasa ready for anti-IEBC demo". [Full Article...]

How North Korea's nuclear aggression masks a deeper threat

How North Korea's nuclear aggression masks a deeper threat The key meeting of the Worker's Party comes amid an ongoing standoff between North Korea and the United States. Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, who had publicly spoken out against the Kim family's dynastic control, was assassinated in dramatic fashion a year ago , while the ruler's uncle, Jang Song Thaek , was executed in 2013. [Full Article...]

Malala attends her first lecture at Oxford

Malala attends her first lecture at Oxford On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was almost killed by a Taliban gunman who was angry with her efforts to promote schooling among girls in her native Pakistan. While living under the Taliban rule, she wrote a blog under a pseudonym which featured her thoughts on girls education. When a Taliban militant boarded the bus and asked Yousafzai to identify herself, he shot her with a sin... [Full Article...]

MPCC adopts resolution to elevate Rahul Gandhi as party chief

MPCC adopts resolution to elevate Rahul Gandhi as party chief Earlier, when Shah visited Lucknow in July, two MLCs of Samajwadi Party - Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh - and one from BSP - Thakur Jaiveer Singh - had resigned from the membership of the Council and joined the BJP . Incumbent party chief Sonia Gandhi has been helming the party since 1998. Though Irani lost to the Congress scion, she managed to reduce his victory margin from around 3.70 lak... [Full Article...]

JK: Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed by security forces in Shopian encounter

JK: Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed by security forces in Shopian encounter The security agencies have termed Khalid's elimination as a major achievement as the terror outfit was planning more suicide attacks in Kashmir. "Khalid was the brain behind the recent fidayeen attacks and the security forces were pursuing him for quite some time". [Full Article...]

Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck

Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck Winston seized a truck parked near the Route 91 Harvest Festival in the immediate aftermath of last week's shooting to take multiple trips transporting the wounded victims to the hospital. Winston described the scene as a "mini war zone", and then decided that while he couldn't fight back, he could still help. I started looking for people to take to the hospital. [Full Article...]

France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC

France Warns US against Blacklisting IRGC Iran says that it will treat US military members as if they were ISIS, and threatened USA military bases within reach of their missile capabilities in response to the possibility that President Trump might take steps to heighten sanctions against the country. [Full Article...]

South Korea prepared to bomb the North's electrical grid

South Korea prepared to bomb the North's electrical grid The Kill Chain program is created to detect, identify and intercept incoming missiles in the shortest possible time. Graphite bombs were extremely effective in the 1990 First Gulf War, knocking out about 85 percent of Iraq's electrical transmission capability in the first few hours of the war. [Full Article...]

'Russian media in USA feels pressure'

'Russian media in USA feels pressure' He added that the committee had requested proposals on response measures from the Prosecutor General's Office, the Foreign Ministry, the Justice Ministry, and state media watchdog Roskomnadzor - to be submitted by October 20. This law, passed in 2012, has not so far been used against media. Russia Today, and Russian officials, have denied any attempt to interfere in USA politics. [Full Article...]

Texas Tech University under lockdown after police officer reportedly shot dead

Texas Tech University under lockdown after police officer reportedly shot dead Texas Tech went on lockdown Monday evening after reports of a shooting at the Texas Tech Police Department. The shooter remains at large, as of 8:30 p.m. "At this time, the shooter is still at large", the notification reported. A description of the suspect say he is 6 feet tall, weighs 140 pounds and has red hair and blue eyes. [Full Article...]

US Military Must 'Be Ready' for North Korea Threat, Mattis Warns

US Military Must 'Be Ready' for North Korea Threat, Mattis Warns Over the weekend, President Trump said " only one thing will work " in dealing with North Korea, hinting at possible military action. "We are with you", he said. Neither you nor I can say, so there is one thing the U.S. Army can do. "And so if you're ready, that's your duty at this point in time and I know the Army will always do its duty", he concluded. [Full Article...]

Note in Vegas Gunman's Hotel Room Had Details of Bullet Trajectories

Note in Vegas Gunman's Hotel Room Had Details of Bullet Trajectories Although the ISIS terrorist group has claimed Paddock converted it Islam and was one of their soldiers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said that they have found no evidence of that. Publicly, investigators have said they are struggling to establish a motive for the massacre. "I was faster barefoot and I was going to be more effective barefoot", he said. [Full Article...]

Oregon State, head coach Gary Andersen 'mutually' part ways

Oregon State, head coach Gary Andersen 'mutually' part ways Andersen was only in his third season with the program after taking over when Mike Riley headed to Nebraska . "Coaching is not about the mighty dollar". Anderson's Aggies won the Western Athletic Conference in 2012 and he led the Badgers to a division title in 2014. Barnes will begin a search for the team's 2018 coach "immediately". [Full Article...]

Nick Saban meets with media prior to Arkansas game

The Tide had run 638 plays and gone 37 quarters since their last such miscue. The rout really appeared to be on when Alabama received the second-half kickoff and marched straight down the field, taking 9 plays to go 75 yards, capping it off with an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jalen Hurts to true freshman Henry Ruggs III. [Full Article...]

Nadal eases to China Open title

Nadal eases to China Open title Open champion, is seeking to lift the trophy in the Chinese capital for the first time in 12 years as he goes after his 75th career singles title . Kyrgios had a running battle with the chair umpire after a rough call in the opening game of the match. [Full Article...]

Father being questioned after baby's body found in duffel bag

Father being questioned after baby's body found in duffel bag EDT). He was later found near a convenience store and charged with a probation violation. The child was born premature on September 23 and reportedly weighed about five pounds. Bell and Christopher said that Caliyah, who was born premature on September 23, weighing in at just 5 lbs., was fine when they fed and changed her at 5 a.m. [Full Article...]

Iceland On the Verge of Qualifying For First World Cup

Iceland On the Verge of Qualifying For First World Cup Iceland is already assured of at least making the play-offs, as no matter what happens today Iceland will not finish below 2nd place. The attacking midfielder fired in his fourth qualifying goal following a neat solo effort in the penalty area. [Full Article...]


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