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Warmbier was intentionally tortured by 'terrorist' North Korea, parents say


United States officials have said Trump was personally taken aback by Warmbier's death and his comment Tuesday ratchets up the pressure on Kim Jong-Un's regime. "They purposefully and intentionally injured Otto", Fred said, adding the country's actions were "inexcusable". He was blind. He was deaf. The North Korean government claim that Warmbier contracted botulism while in custody and then slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. Read More »

How Trump Became President


The White House and Republicans have said a giant tax cut will help boost economic growth, make the United States more competitive and raise wages. Backers say their plan will not shift the burden of taxes from those at the top of the income ladder to the middle or the bottom. Read More »

Speculation of Peyton Manning joining 2020 race for senator


It happened after Republican Sen. "We have not had any political discussions with Peyton Manning", Scott Golden, the Tennessee Republican Party chairman, told USA Today. Aides with Senator Alexander's office called the Politico article an "unfounded rumor". "I also believe the most important public service I have to offer our country could well occur over the next 15 months, and I want to be able to do that as thoughtfully and independently as I did the first 10 years and nine months of ... Read More »

Trump slams McCain for opposing health bill


Those rules expire September 30. When it became clear on Tuesday that Trump's Republicans did not have enough support despite their Senate majority, Republican leaders decided not to put it to a vote. Additionally, Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday she found it "very difficult" to imagine she'd vote for the bill. Trump tweeted: "My oh my has he changed-complete turn from years of talk!" Trump called that "a tremendous slap in the face of the Republican party". Read More »

Famous 2016 US Election Hoaxer Paul Horner Reportedly Found Dead at 38


Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday authorities discovered Paul Horner dead in his bed on September 18. The case will remain open until those results are known and a cause of death is finalized. Horner said Trump's supporters didn't fact-check his stories before posting them. "Anybody who gets tricked by my stuff is people that I'm targeting, trying to make them change the way they think", he once said. Read More »

Trump suggests Facebook colluded with media against him

Now that we have clear evidence that Russians utilized Facebook's ad platform in order to boost Trump's chances of winning the election, the President seems to be doing just what one would expect from an egotistical narcissist. Facebook declined to comment on the president's latest tweet. Trump has long maintained the media is out to get him and harm his administration, or at the very least not telling the full story of his presidency or electoral victory. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's wife rushed to hospital in emergency, tweets daughter Maryam


But, they must have told the nation that they had totally failed to prove any wrongdoing or corruption against me", he maintained. I was not even given the right to appeal. "I am thankful to party workers who have stood by me and my family", he said, while assuring that he would continue to fight for the sake of masses. The accountability court will indict Dar on Wednesday. Read More »

President Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North Korea. Here's why


Ri, who made the remarks before leaving NY where he had attended last week's UN General Assembly, made the statement then returned from his auto to the press microphones. The president appeared eager to push back on the notion that it was he, not North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who's responsible for upping the rhetoric between the countries to alarming levels. Read More »

'Madman Trump:' North Korea releases violent propaganda video


Liu Jieyi, who has served as China's permanent representative to the U.N. since 2013, criticized both the US and North Korea after the two nations dedicated their General Assembly speeches to broadcasting heated attacks on one another. North Korea , the world's newest member of the nuclear club, will never voluntarily relinquish its weapons. He wrote: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. Read More »

Hurricane Maria and Lee track puts storms on DIRECT path to UK


Meanwhile, the Royal Caribbean liner Anthem of the Seas , which was expected to arrive in Dockyard Tuesday from Cape Liberty, a New Jersey port, for a one-night stay, has cancelled its trip to Bermuda altogether. Hurricane Lee is expected to start weakening but there is still the potential for it to impact the UK's weather as it approaches Britain on Sunday October 1. Read More »

U.S. slaps sanctions on North Korean banks, executives

Ri referred to Trump's tweet Saturday that said: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". Read More »

Ranveer Singh to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan's '83


When contacted the director of the movie Kabir Khan, he said that when he thought about the biopic of Kapil Dev , the first name to portray his character came to be Ranveer Singh taking into consideration his energetic, dedicated and versatile nature of working. Read More »

Uganda ejects lawmakers opposed to president's long rule


The commission said it "noted with concern" that radio and TV stations are relaying broadcasts that "are inciting the public, discriminating, stirring up hatred, promoting a culture of violence" and "likely to create public insecurity or violence". Read More »

One more sticky day in the 80s before temperatures tumble


For Tuesday , expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 86. A strong disturbance rotating through the upper levels helps produce late day clouds and a small shower threat in the evening but most areas stay dry. It will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper-50s on Saturday and sunny with highs in the upper-60s on Sunday . Highs will be around 70 on Monday and in the mid-70s on Tuesday . Read More »

Congress Slams Govt On Economy After Yashwant Sinha's Article


In an op-ed for The Indian Express (read here), Sinha minced no words while accusing Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the current mess built up in the economy. But, now Arun Jaitly is handling three different -Finance Ministry, Department of Disinvestment and Corporate Affairs- portfolios. Chidambaram said that despite all the efforts by the government to hide the reality, truth will come out. Read More »

Venezuela opposition won't attend scheduled talks with government


Chad's government said it learned "with astonishment" of the decision by the United States that its country was on a list whose nationals will be banned from entering the US. The statement by the Venezuelan foreign minister [in Spanish ] called the decision "irrational". The US government, the foreign ministry said, "seeks to stigmatize our nation with the pretext of the fight against terrorism by including it on a list draw up unilaterally in which other states are accused of being ... Read More »

Ryanair cancels more flights affecting 400000 bookings


The letter also includes a travel voucher for £40 or €40 per passenger per flight cancelled - though terms and conditions apply. It said the move, which will cost it up to €25m, will "eliminate" all risk of further flight cancellations. Read More »

Stats reveal worrying increase in vehicle theft


Thefts rose from 3561 in 2013 to 5597 in 2016 - a leap of 57% in three years. The RAC, which produced the figures, cites improvements in the equipment used by thieves to hack into digital vehicle protection features as the main cause. Despite the recent surge in thefts, the Society of Motor Manufacturer and Traders (SMMT) believes the rise shouldn't overshadow the vast progress auto brands have made in improving security technology. Read More »

Police surround auto, 'several shots fired' in incident near Bristol


Onlookers said two police cars pinned in the vehicle, before officers approached, backed off and then closed back in as others fired upon the auto. " There were one or two marked cars and two more unmarked vehicles ". Witnesses have taken to social media to report they heard gunshots and saw police pointing guns at a man in a vehicle. Posting on the Facebook page Hello Portishead Mark De Lancey said: "I got up on the roundabout as the police were smashing the guys window and dragging him ... Read More »

Guard dies in shooting at Duterte's presidential compound


Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said concerned agencies like the Justice department and the police welcome the petition and are prepared to respond to it. Thousands of other people have been murdered in unexplained circumstances which rights groups partly attribute to vigilante death squads. Duterte is known for his sort temper. Read More »

Dimple Kapadia and Sunny Deol's London outing goes viral


The video was shot by a fan of their's who later uploaded the picture on Youtube last month and the video is coming up these days. KRK wrote, "Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia are enjoying their holidays together". Sunny Deol is said to be the reason behind Dimple Kapadia's separation with late Rajesh Khanna. They never divorced each other began to live spearately since 1984. Read More »

Stocks off after North Korea says United States declared war; euro slides

Mr Ri told the UN General Assembly on Saturday that targeting the U.S. mainland with its rockets was inevitable after "Mr Evil President" Trump called Pyongyang's leader a "rocket man on a suicide mission". "It's never appropriate for a country to shoot down another country's aircraft when it's over worldwide waters". U.S. Treasury yields rose ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and a $26 billion sale of two-year notes. Read More »

ECP to announced verdict in Imran Khan contempt case on Oct 12


The case was heard by the Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza in Islamabad today. The PTI counsel informed that the case has been adjourned until October 11. He requested the bench to fix the instant case for hearing after outcome of the decision of ECP in contempt of court proceedings. Awan also submitted the order of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), suspending the arrest warrants for the PTI chief issued by the ECP. Read More »

Lawmaker proposes state not fund Saints after protests


His travel plans included a stop at a kickoff event Sunday for the Saints game at Wembley Stadium. "I will not go to the game because I am disappointed in the NFL ", Nungesser said in a phone interview Tuesday . Following his team's two-touchdown loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas was emotional while discussing Donald Trump's recent comments and tweets regarding NFL players and those who have chosen to kneel during the national anthem. Read More »

Pakistan can't take responsibility for peace in Afghanistan: Asif


Speaking at Asia Society seminar in NY, he said the United States can not succeed in Afghanistan through waging war. Jihadist elements were nurtured by both the USA and Pakistan during this conflict, added Asif. Pakistan wanted to normalise the relation with India through talks but New Delhi did not reciprocate, he said. Saeed, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief, has been under house arrest since January 31 this year. Read More »

Mass grave of 45 Hindus killed by Rohingya militants found in Myanmar


Beginning in the 1970s, Rohingyas had been tortured by the Myanmar government but after 9/11, the situation aggravated as Rohingyas are now killed in the name of Islamic extremism. Others have taken refuge in Myanmar towns, accusing the insurgents of attacking them on suspicion of being government spies. "Meng has informed me that the Chinese government has channeled US$10 million in food, equipment and other necessities to the Rohingya through the Bangladeshi government", he told reporters, ... Read More »

Mayweather has a huge painting of McGregor in his new mansion


The Las Vegas extravaganza, which fell short of expectations as a semi-injured Pacquiao went down on points to Mayweather with a whimper, totalled 4.6million Pay-Per-View buys when the final tally came in. Given the fact that few of the listed fighters have done anything since McGregor claimed the 155 lbs belt at Madison Square Garden last November, the question of who "deserves" to book the money fight is certainly open to debate and the massive number of responses reflected as much. Read More »